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Garmin unveils the Vivosmart activity tracker & smartwatch

Garmin unveils the Vivosmart activity tracker & smartwatch

With IFA 2014 churning out more smartwatches than we know what to do with, it goes to show that the competition in the market has really heated up. Almost all offer the same features, which in fairness is what the majority of people want to see, but none of them seem to separate themselves from the crowd. However Garmin have just announced the Vivosmart band, a new wrist wearable that balances nicely between a smartwatch and … Read entire article »

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Epson launches its new Pulsense fitness trackers

Epson launches its new Pulsense fitness trackers

After the sneak peak launch at CES in January of this year, Japanese electronics company Epson have announced that their two new smart device wearable’s will launch later in September. The Epson Pulsense PS-100 is a sleek tracking band, which has an appearance very close to the Nike Fuelband’s of this world offering a more discrete method of tracking your fitness, whereas the PS-500 features a full LCD screen which pushes the product more into the … Read entire article »

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New BioSport headphones allow you to listen to music and track your workouts simultaneously

New BioSport headphones allow you to listen to music and track your workouts simultaneously

The latest headphones to be released by rapper 50 Cent’s brand SMS Audio, combines the two elements most people today see as necessities when running – music & monitoring. SMS Audio has combined with American chip manufacturer Intel to produce a product that aims to nullify the amount of wearable’s runners wear. The BioSport in-ear headphones use Intel’s smart earphone technology to monitor the users heart rate via sensors built into the amplifiers. We have already seen … Read entire article »

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Athos training gear lets you know how to get the most out of your workouts

Athos training gear lets you know how to get the most out of your workouts

There is currently a boom in health and fitness technology with new gadgets and apps being released at what seems a daily rate. However there are still very few products on the market that can tell you when your body is working to full capacity and also those designed for people who weight train. Well now Athos – a specialist in high-tech gym wearable’s – has developed unique clothing to combat this very issue. Athos gym … Read entire article »

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Cubii helps keep the office fit without having to stand

Cubii helps keep the office fit without having to stand

The amount of time we spend sat down is quite frankly ridiculous, from the breakfast table, during our commute, at an office desk, and then back home in front of the television it makes up nearly the entire day without exercise.  Ok granted that’s not everyone’s daily routine, but you catch our drift. One of the new crazes that’s currently trying to take off is the standing desk, which as you can imagine, keeps you stood … Read entire article »

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Withings takes smart watches back to the past

Withings takes smart watches back to the past

The amount of wearable tech that is being released in this day and age means we can track, control and monitor nearly every aspect of our lives. Most manufacturers of wearable health tech design their products to look almost futuristic, creating a slim-line, unimposing device so it stands out and makes people question what it is. But what is there on the market for people who don’t want to appear from Star Wars? Withings, best known … Read entire article »

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PulseOn – revolutionising heart rate monitoring

PulseOn – revolutionising heart rate monitoring

With the boom in wearable technology over the past 12 months, monitoring nearly every aspect of our lives is now accessible. However when you purchase a product the honeymoon period of wearing it everyday and the excitement of monitoring its progress soon becomes a bit tedious and we forget about them. A lot of this is down to the fact they simply require too much from us, when consumers are actually trying to simplify there … Read entire article »

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Sony launches SmartBand, the gadget that claims to be so much more than an activity tracker

Sony launches SmartBand, the gadget that claims to be so much more than an activity tracker

Sony has finally announced their latest fitness tracker the SmartBand, which promises to offer so much more than your everyday output monitor. It was publicised earlier this year at CES that the device would be made available in the U.S. and it’s currently retailing for $99 via the Sony online store. Ever since the news was release Sony have heavily pushed the fact that the device is a life tracker and not a fitness tracker. It … Read entire article »

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Nokia Lumia devices set to incorporate Bing Health & Fitness app

Nokia Lumia devices set to incorporate Bing Health & Fitness app

Nokia announced yesterday that its latest range of Lumia devices, starting with the new Nokia Lumia 630 & 635 would now be adopting the updated versions of Bing Health & Fitness app that comes adapt with pedometer support. Through this new feature, the devices will be able to work as fitness gadgets in excess to the functions of a normal handset. Bing Health & Fitness app helps users to understand and monitor their activity output by … Read entire article »

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The new TomTom Runner Cardio GPS offering a smarter way to monitor health and fitness

The new TomTom Runner Cardio GPS offering a smarter way to monitor health and fitness

Summer is here and so is the time where a lot of our training and exercise shifts from air-conned gyms to the heat driven sun and along with all the last minute trainers getting fit for their holidays, this makes for a busy time in the fitness industry. One of the main highlighted areas for enhancement is in body monitoring, due to the fact that when you take to the roads running, no longer can you … Read entire article »

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