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Apple Watch vs Garmin Watch: Skiing Features Tested!

 Many people track their ski (or snowboard) trips with their watches. They do so in all manner of sports profiles, from running to cycling to skiing. However, for both Garmin and Apple watches, there are features and apps that … Read More Here

Garmin Forerunner 165 vs Forerunner 265 Comparison Review: All 107+ Differences Detailed

While only one digit separates the two models, the reality is that there’s a pile of differences. Many big-ticket differences (like Training Readiness), but also lots of little and more nuanced differences. The last time I did this type of … Read More Here

Garmin Forerunner 165 In-Depth Review: Best Budget Running GPS?

Garmin’s newly announced Forerunner 165 marks two notable occasions. First and most importantly, a revamp of Garmin’s budget running offerings. And second, likely the end of MIP-based displays for Garmin’s Forerunner series. The new AMOLED-based Forerunner 165 is now the … Read More Here

Apple To Halt Sales of Apple Watch Ultra 2 & Series 9: Explained

Apple has confirmed they’ll be halting sales of the Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2, following a ruling this past October by the International Trade Commission that ruled in favor of a patent dispute with Masimo, a … Read More Here

Apple to Sell Apple Watch Ultra 2 & Series 9 Tomorrow without Blood Oxygen Feature

On Wednesday, Apple lost its most recent appeal, which had sought to delay the import and sales ban of the Apple Watch Series 9 & Apple Watch Ultra 2 watches. Apple had won a different appeal back a few weeks … Read More Here

Apple Watch and TrainingPeaks Integration: How-to Guide

 It’s been more than 6 months since Apple and TrainingPeaks announced plans for integration back at WWDC, and it’s finally here. In some ways, it’s kinda funny. From an end-user perspective, this actually isn’t some mind-bending new fancy feature. … Read More Here

Apple Watch Ultra 2 vs Garmin Epix Pro: The NYC Test Gauntlet

It’s that time again – for another New York City GPS accuracy test. Just like the annual Christmas Tree by cargo bike tradition, so is the NYC GPS accuracy test posts. Albeit, this time I’ve got an interesting double-date test. … Read More Here

Apple Watch Ultra 2: Hands-on and What's New

 In addition to the new Apple Watch Ultra 2, Apple has also refreshed its regular Apple Watch lineup with the new Series 9. These units share a ton of new features, both from a hardware standpoint, but also a … Read More Here

Apple Watch Ultra 2: Hands-on and What's New

 Apple has just announced the new Apple Watch Ultra 2, alongside the also-new Apple Watch Series 9. Both of these units see largely hardware upgrades, mostly focused on performance and the display, while also adding one notable new feature … Read More Here

Samsung Galaxy Watch6 and Watch6 Classic In-Depth Review: Is it Finally Accurate?

Like clockwork each summer, Samsung has released their latest wearables, this time the Galaxy Watch6 and Watch6 Classic. This release offers two different form factors, including notably bringing back the physical rotating bezel on the Watch6 Classic edition. Samsung has … Read More Here

Google Pixel Watch 2 In-Depth Review

 It’s been a month since Google announced the Pixel Watch 2, and with it, it’s spent the last month on my wrist – compared to a variety of other watches at various purposes and price points. During this timeframe, … Read More Here

Suunto Releases 14 New SuuntoPlus Watch Apps

September is a busy month for many watchmakers, and that includes Suunto. Over the past few days, the company has released some 14 new SuuntoPlus apps. SuuntoPlus apps are essentially really advanced data pages to add to your sport profile … Read More Here

Apple Watch Series 9 In-Depth Review: A Sports Focus

 Apple’s latest mainstream watch, the Apple Watch Series 9, has arrived. And with it comes minor incremental hardware updates, but a slate of software updates focused on sports and fitness. The hardware upgrades are entirely internal, focused on faster … Read More Here

Tech Tidbits: New Zwift Features, New Strava CEO, Apple Watch Siri Health Integration

Here’s a quick round of notable new sports tech things in the last 24 hours or so. New Strava CEO Appointed: After a 10-month search, Strava has announced the name of their new/upcoming CEO – Michael Martin. He will replace … Read More Here

Notable Watch Updates: Polar’s Skin Temperature Sensing, Pixel Watch Updates, Garmin’s Connect IQ Update

Over the last week there’s been a few notable updates that are worth mentioning, even if briefly. Thus, this will be the post for it. It’s like the ‘Tidbits’ posts I usually do, except being all watches. Less random, and … Read More Here

Samsung Outlines Galaxy Watch4: First New Google WearOS Watch–Full Details

Today, Samsung announced their Galaxy Watch 4, which is the first watch to utilize the new Google + Samsung variant of Wear OS. This new operating system (or, slightly rebranded one) allows access to the Google Play store, while Samsung … Read More Here

COROS VERTIX Adventure GPS Watch: Hands-on with their new premium watch

The COROX Vertix might look like a Garmin Fenix 5 watch, but are the features the same? I dig in to find out how well it stacks up. Read More Here

MWC 2017 New Watches Hands-on: Huawei Watch 2 & LG Watch Sport

Over the last week or so two new sport-focused watches from non-sport focused companies have been announced.  First up was last week’s announcement of the LG Watch Sport (and LG Watch Style), which was then followed by Sunday’s announcement from … Read More Here

Here's All The New Apple WatchOS 10 Features!

Here’s everything new for the Apple Watch in WatchOS 10! Read More Here

Hands-on with the new Garmin Vivomove watch

Garmin’s first classy looking wearable is out! Time to dive into all the details, and compare it against the competition. Read More Here

Apple Watch–Fitness Focused

Yes, I am indeed working towards a fitness/sport-focused Apple Watch review. It’s still likely a few weeks away. In the mean-time, here’s a spot to see a few pics and ask questions. Also, see my Apple Watch YouTube videos here!

In the Queue: The Leikr GPS Multisport Watch

The Leikr project was crowd-funded via Kickstarter a number of months ago and has now reached beta stage.  The unit features mapping, GPS support, ANT+ compatibility, and Bluetooth compatibility.   I’ll be testing it until final release, but keep in mind … Read More Here

MetaWatch Strata Smartwatch Unboxing

The Strata MetaWatch is designed as a glanceable display unit for your phone – items like notifications of text messages, weather, etc…  This was the result of a Kickstarter project, where I paid for the unit.  At present, I don’t … Read More Here

Soleus FIT GPS Watch

I’ve reviewed both the Soleus 1.0 and 2.0 GPS watches, and while the basic watch functionality is good, I found the 2.0 software horrible.  Thus, I only agreed to review the new downloable Soleus FIT watch if they addressed the … Read More Here

Garmin Swim watch In-Depth Review

The Garmin Swim is Garmin’s first attempt at a swimming-only product. It builds on the FR910XT’s swimming functionality within the triathlon world, but can it do it all? Read More Here