Sports Technology News and Reviews

GoPro Announces Firmware to Address Hero 10 Overheating, New Enduro Battery Announced

Over the weekend GoPro semi-quietly announced that they plan to issue a firmware update that’ll give users more control over how the Hero 10 handles no-airflow conditions, enabling upwards of a 154% increase over recording times. For those that had … Read More Here

Ironman Acquires FulGaz Training App: Plans Ironman Training App

Ironman has just announced the acquisition of FulGaz, the indoor training app for cycling. As part of the acquisition, Ironman will create a secondary app that caters specifically to Ironman athletes. This new app will include full rideable courses and … Read More Here

Huawei Adds Dual-Frequency GPS to New Watch GT 3

Huawei announced their latest sport-focused watch today, the Huawei Watch GT 3, available in both 46mm and 42mm configurations. While the watch looks like many other AMOLED display smartwatches, it actually has substantially better battery life than you’d expect, with … Read More Here

Zwift Details Plans for New Neokyo Map, New User Interface, and Clubs Public Launch

For the first time in Zwift’s history, they held what would be akin to a product launch event, detailing their upcoming product plans. Albeit, one that was given in private to the media rather than publicly. But nonetheless, the resultant … Read More Here

DC Rainmaker State of Sports Tech 2021 Keynote

It’s up! The 2021 State of Sports Tech Keynote that was delivered last week, encompassing everything going well…and not so well, in the sports tech industry. From watches to indoor training sensors to action cams, and given this is an … Read More Here

Garmin’s Connect IQ Platform Updates: A Round-Up

Yesterday Garmin held their annual developer conference, officially called the Garmin Developer Virtual Conference (GDVC). This event is the successor to the Garmin Connect IQ Summit, which in turn is somewhat the Garmin-focused sibling to the once ANT+ Symposium. Albeit, … Read More Here

COROS Rolls Out Strava Routes Sync & Multi-Pitch Climb Support

When COROS announced their maps-laden Vertix 2 this past summer, one of the biggest criticisms from virtually every reviewer was that getting planned navigational routes onto the unit was cumbersome and time-consuming (at best). That was because it required you … Read More Here

Zwift Details Challenges With Building Their Own Hardware

CyclingTips today published a great ‘From the Top’ podcast episode about the history of Zwift, talking to both Jon Mayfield and Eric Min. Those two, being two of the co-founders of the platform, with Jon bringing the initial development/technical side … Read More Here

Cycling Esports World Championships on Zwift for February 2022

The UCI has announced that the Cycling Esports World Championship will be held February 26th, 2022, on Zwift. The last part being more notable than the date, as there was actually no guarantee it would be held on Zwift. In … Read More Here

COROS Expands Targeted Recall of APEX GPS Watches: An Explainer

Back in August COROS started issuing more widespread recall notices for “select” COROS APEX 46mm watches. Though, as each week went by, the recall seemed to expand further and further. COROS stated that certain watches have sent back data to … Read More Here

The Fascinating Reason Why The Garmin FR945 & Fenix 6 No Longer Shows Pool Temperature

Back in August Garmin released a minor firmware update for the Forerunner 945 multisport GPS watch. On paper, firmware update 7.80 was about as boring as they get. The release notes only contained a handful of items, none of which … Read More Here

Polar’s Vantage V2 SHIFT & Red Models + Unite & Grit X Features Firmware Update

In addition to today’s new Polar Grit X Pro & Pro Titan models that Polar announced, they also announced two additional Polar Vantage V2 models – the SHIFT & Red editions. Further, these models, as well as existing Vantage V2 … Read More Here

Week in Review–October 3rd, 2021

The Week in Review is a collection of both all the goodness I’ve written during the past week around the internet, as well as a small pile of links I found interesting – generally endurance sports related. I’ve often wondered … Read More Here

Suunto’s Movesense Sensor Division Spun Off As New Company

It’s been almost 5 years since Suunto first announced their ‘Movesense’ developer program. The idea behind that was to enable 3rd party companies to leverage Suunto’s small sensor pod for various applications. It could be used as a heart rate … Read More Here

A Deep-Dive Into GoPro Hero 10 Overheating

If you’ve been around this site long enough, you know I occasionally go down rabbit holes. And by ‘down’, I mean I find myself a rabbit hole – go and acquire a large drilling platform, and go so far down … Read More Here

Tech Tidbits: Wahoo Adds Pan/Zoom, Moxy Kickstarter, and Polar Teasing

We’ve got three items to quickly run through on this mid-week edition of the Sports Tech Tidbits. Never quite as good as Timbits, but still good enough. Wahoo Adds Pan & Zoom: If your weather has turned crappy like mine, … Read More Here

Hands-On With Wahoo’s New SYSTM Training Platform

At first glance, one might just assume that Wahoo’s new SYSTM platform is simply The Sufferfest rebranded (Wahoo acquired The Sufferfest a few years back). And you’d be about 50% correct. The Sufferfest videos are still very much there, but … Read More Here

Fitbit Charge 5 In-Depth Review

Fitbit’s new Charge 5 aims to take their most well-known wearable series and catapult it forward with a revamped AMOLED display that doesn’t feel like a TI-82 graphing calculator that previous Fitbit Charge units have had, while still trying to … Read More Here

Strava Testing ‘Mute Activity’ Option to Reduce Feed Spam

 Strava is testing a new feature to some 50% of their user base that allows people to mute an activity of their feed when publishing. The idea being that many of us might have more trivial workouts or even … Read More Here

Wahoo’s New ROLLR: Exactly what is it?

Wahoo has non-announced a new product over the past few days. Part roller, part Either way, whatever it is, Wahoo decided that secretive spy-shots of a product quietly being tested by a low-level pro rider in a small European village … Read More Here

GoPro Hero 10 Black In-Depth Review

 GoPro's newest camera, the Hero 10, is all about doubling the speed. From doubling of frame rates - now up to 120 frames per second in 4K, and 240 in 2.7K - to significantly improve the speed of the … Read More Here

Apple Watch Series 7 Launched: Complete New Features & Tech Details

Today Apple has launched their Apple Watch Series 7 slate of watches, including the largest display in the Apple Watch lineup to date. This is combined with WatchOS 8, which was announced back in June. Meaning that while many new … Read More Here

Samsung Galaxy Watch4 Sports & Fitness Video Review Posted

This is a super quick post for folks waiting on the Samsung Galaxy Watch4 In-Depth review, to note that the video review is now up and available! I’ll have the written review out shortly, but this gets you a head … Read More Here

Week in Review–September 12th, 2021

The Week in Review is a collection of both all the goodness I’ve written during the past week around the internet, as well as a small pile of links I found interesting – generally endurance sports related. I’ve often wondered … Read More Here

Whoop 4.0 Announced: Here’s What’s New and Changed

Today, Whoop announced their new 4.0 sensor/device. Whoop is part-device, part-platform. The device is a small pod that doesn’t display any metrics itself, but rather has sensors to collect those metrics and transmit them to your phone and the larger … Read More Here