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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

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

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

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

The Next Garmin Forerunner Multisport Watch

Without doubt, one of the most frequent questions I get around these parts is: “When will the next version of ____ be released?” – which is typically “When will the next Garmin Forerunner be released?”. I should first say – … 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

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!

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

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

TomTom announces Spark 3 GPS Watch, Adventurer hiking watch, and Touch wearable Body Composition band

Timed to the start of the IFA conference in Berlin, TomTom rolled out three new fitness devices.  Though, I suppose technically four devices if you count that Spark 3 also goes by the name Runner 3.  And actually, it’s more … Read More Here

Updates on Garmin Vector and new Garmin GPS watch

Note: Please see in depth post on Vector “Everything you ever wanted to know about the Garmin Vector pedal based power meter” posted here (it’s a whole lot more detailed and in depth, and includes comprehensive Q&A with the Garmin … Read More Here

Spring has sprung–and some first thoughts on the Basis watch

Woot!  For a brief moment on Saturday, it was both sorta sunny, and sorta warm.  Which, by my definition means it’s spring. This weekend was crazy busy, but also a nice segue into a semi-normalized triathlon-focused training schedule for me.  … Read More Here

Basis B1 Watch In-Depth Review

The Basis B1 watch represents the first fitness tracker on the market to do 24×7 continuous heart rate monitoring (all without a heart rate strap), in addition to all of the usual metrics like a step-counter and sleep.  Adding to … Read More Here

What do you want in your ideal sports watch?

Let me just state this up front: Everyone’s reading…so here’s your chance. Everyone…your chance. But…let’s not get ahead of ourselves quite yet. This past summer I put together a post titled “How I would design the ideal sports watch”, which … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin Fenix2 Multisport GPS Watch

Back in early spring Garmin released their Fenix2 multisport watch.  This was a well-received move in the sports watch marketplace, bringing enhanced navigation, Running Dynamics, and Bluetooth upload capability into the mix.  Oh, and with the Summer Solstice sneaking up … Read More Here

Spending time with the team behind the Basis watch

Walking down the street where the blue dot on the phone’s map was leading me, I started to wonder if I had the right place.  As I neared the address, all I could see was an appliance store trying to … Read More Here

How I would design the ideal sports watch

I’m asked on a daily basis which device I prefer and why.  Generally it’s in the context of whether oe should choose device X or device Y, or perhaps a combination of device W and device X.  My answers are … Read More Here

Suunto Ambit 3

Giveaway Extravaganza: Suunto Ambit3 Peak Multisport Watch

For those of you waiting for the perfect giveaway deal, this may very well be it.  The Suunto Ambit 3 Peak has something for everyone; well actually this one only has everything for just the one person whose entry is drawn … Read More Here

In the Queue: Basis B1 Continuous Monitoring Watch

The Basis B1 watch is the first watch on that market that can continually record your heart rate, skin temperature, perspiration – as well as being a traditional step counter.  I’ll be wearing it 24×7 for the next month and … Read More Here

When are you reviewing New Watch X?

In general, I try and get reviews out pretty quickly (within 4-6 weeks) of a new watch, assuming I have access to the watch.  For most of the major companies (Garmin, Apple, Wahoo, Polar, Suunto, etc…) – I get access … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Polar RC3 GPS Running Watch

There’s no question that the RC3 is my most favored Polar product to date.  It’s the first Polar unit to fully integrate GPS into the watch itself.  The unit is primarily aimed at the running crowd, but can easily do … Read More Here

Hands on with the new Leikr GPS sports watch

It’s been a touch bit over a week since the Leikr watch launched on Kickstarter.  The Leikr GPS sports watch has become instantly recognizable due to it’s larger full color screen – one that essentially looks like a Motoactv on … Read More Here

Hands-on: Garmin’s Forerunner 645 Music GPS Watch

(Update – March 5th, 2018 – My Full FR645 Music In-Depth Review is now available, head over to the link to check it all out!) Finally, Garmin now makes a wearable that plays music. In some ways, that’s sorta all … Read More Here

Hands-on: Suunto’s Spartan Sport Wrist HR watch

This week at CES, Suunto has officially unveiled their first optical heart rate capable watch – the Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR.  You may remember back this past summer, when news first came out about Suunto’s plans for an optical … Read More Here