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Tag Archives: Garmin Fenix3
A Better Way To Pace Races: Race Screen Connect IQ App
One of the primary benefits of apps on any platform is to extend the functionality of a device to do something that the manufacturer didn’t otherwise include. That’s true of phones, computers, and now even watches. Be it Connect IQ … Read More Here
Garmin’s new TrueUp multi-device activity tracking sync: Here’s how it works
One of the major selling points of Fitbit’s ever-expanding wearables, particularly fashion-focused wearables is the ability to change between multiple devices during the day. You could start the morning off with a workout on the bulkier Fitbit Surge GPS, and … Read More Here
Everything you ever wanted to know: Garmin’s new $1,500 Fenix Chronos Watch Series
Well then, someone in Kansas is feeling ballsy today. Garmin has just announced three new Fenix units, starting from $900 and topping out at $1,500USD. Or, if you’re so fortunate to be living in the land of maple syrup, it’ll … Read More Here
Garmin Fenix3 HR In-Depth Review
Last month at CES in Las Vegas, Garmin introduced their most advanced wearable device with an optical heart rate (HR) sensor in it – the Fenix3 HR. This device took Garmin’s Elevate optical HR sensor and added it to their … Read More Here
Hands-on: Garmin’s new Fenix3 HR with optical HR, new Fenix3 bands, major software update
Update! My Fenix3 HR In-Depth Review has now been published (click here)! You can swing over to that post to read all the details! Today at CES Garmin has introduced three new fitness devices, first up is the new Fenix3 … Read More Here
Garmin HRM-TRI & HRM-SWIM In-Depth Review
*** Update: The new Garmin HRM Pro is the most update product in this category. Click the link to see the full Garmin HRM Pro In-Depth Review*** It’s been a few months since Garmin introduced the HRM-TRI & HRM-SWIM, which … Read More Here
A look at Garmin’s new swimming heart rate straps: HRM-SWIM & HRM-TRI
(**Update: A full In-Depth Review for these HRMs is available here!**) Today Garmin introduced two new heart rate straps that are designed to capture your heart rate data while you swim. This move puts them roughly on parity with offerings … Read More Here
Garmin Fenix3 Multisport GPS Watch In-Depth Review
Looking for the ultimate in detail on Garmin’s most advanced triathlon and hiking watch? I dive into unseen details and data metrics. Read More Here
5 Random Things I Did This Weekend
Here’s what I’ve been up to the last few days. As always, it’s been a wee bit busy. 1) A Saturday Long Run I headed out mid-afternoon on Saturday for a bit of a run around the city. I didn’t … Read More Here
Garmin Connect IQ: An in-depth introduction to the platform you can now use today
This past week Garmin not only launched a slew of new devices, but perhaps more importantly – launched availability of the first portions for Connect IQ. Garmin Connect IQ is the application development platform for newer Garmin wearables that enables … Read More Here
Hands-on with Garmin’s new Fenix3 multisport GPS watch with color screen
(Note: My Fenix3 In-Depth Review is now published and available here, go forth and enjoy all the details there instead!) Today, Garmin announced the latest iteration of their Fenix lineup with the Fenix3 multisport GPS watch. Described at its simplest … Read More Here