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Fitbit smartwatch investigation : Fitbit is hell bent on building an Apple Watch rival

Experts and insiders tell us what to expect – but is Fitbit missing a trick? Fitbit is definitely building a ‘proper’ smartwatch. In case the

Moov HR review

PROS Convenient wearing method Accurate readings Real-time coaching and motivation HRM compatible with other apps CONS Limited HIIT circuits at the moment Headband takes some

The best running watches and fitness trackers for women

From step counting to marathon training, these wearables have got your back We still get asked a lot which GPS sports watches for women are

Fitbit Blaze v Apple Watch Series 2 : Battle of the stylish smartwatches

Apple Watch or Fitbit Blaze? We see how the two watches match up Until the Fitbit smartwatch turns up, the Fitbit Blaze is the closest

Android Wear 2.0 review : Google takes another run-up at its smartwatch platform

Android Wear 2.0 is the overhaul Google’s OS needed. Not only does it make Wear more independent from the smartphone, it now gives iOS users

LG Watch Sport vs LG Watch Style: What’s the difference?

LG Watch Sport vs LG Watch Style: Which new LG smartwatch should you buy? Here’s a guide to help you choose. Google’s Android Wear 2.0

Is VR about to reinvent how we work out?

t’s too early to tell whether VR headsets will revolutionise the way we work and play as much as big brands and tech commentators would

Work out smarter : Best gym trackers and wearables to look out for

Fitness trackers that count steps or monitor sleep or GPS running watches that track your runs are a dime a dozen. But what about if

Heart rate monitors : Chest straps v wrist

The big bpm heart rate debate settled If you’re looking to get serious with sport, heart rate training is essential. But should you be looking

Whoop Strap 2.0 review : A wearable that proves we should all be training like the pros

Whoop proves we should all be training and recovering like the pros, regardless of our fitness-based aspirations. The price tag will immediately rule out most

Best Bluetooth headphones for running – UPDATE 2017

When it comes to buying the perfect pair of Bluetooth headphones for running, things just got a lot smarter. The latest models can check heart

And finally : Apple Watch Series 3 detailed and more

A roundup of the week’s rumour mill and some of the lesser stories from CES 2017 It’s been a crazy few days in the tech

Hands on: Mio Slice review

OUR EARLY VERDICT The Mio Slice may not be the most exciting looking wearable on the planet, but it does do something different to every

​Withings Steel HR review : Smart compromise

Withings has made a watch that walks the line between smartwatch and analogue timepiece with impressive skill. As a fitness tracker it’s among the most

And finally: Apple Watch Series 3 could move vital feature to make it even slimmer

Merry Christmas you lovely, lovely people. We hope you’ve enjoyed tucking away the turkey and mountain of sprouts, but have every intention of putting that

The big ​VO2 Max test : Fitbit, Garmin and Jabra go head-to-head

We put three wearables up against the sports lab There’s been an increasing focus on VO2 Max from the latest fitness wearables, with Garmin, Fitbit

Suunto Spartan Ultra Review : A pricey go-anywhere GPS watch

THE GOOD Long battery life Watch is easy to use Comfortable for its size THE BAD Expensive No heart rate monitor Poorly designed app VERDICT

The best Pebble smartwatch alternatives : A starter list

When the very convincing rumours came out that Fitbit was about to buy Pebble and kill the brand, Fear took over our emotional control panels.

Amazfit Arc review : If cutting costs is a top priority, look no further than Arc

Huami’s on a roll this year. The Chinese company has already released the Amazfit Moon Beam and Equator wearables, which weren’t perfect but fantastically eye

Fitbit Flex 2 v Fitbit Flex : To upgrade your fitness tracker or not?

Fitbit began its journey with clip-on trackers but its first wrist device, the Fitbit Flex, was a major turning point for the company. It led

Misfit Phase review : Minimal design, tactile smarts

The Misfit Phase is an elegant new vessel for Misfit’s activity tech, and a beautiful watch in its own right. Notifications take a bit of

Garmin Approach X40 review : The first true everyday golf wearable impresses

We’re big fans of the Approach X40 and it’s become our go-to golf watch. While elements of the shot tracking and advanced scoring are too

Best Bluetooth headphones for running

Run with freedom by connecting your smartwatch to a pair of these When it comes to buying the perfect pair of Bluetooth headphones for running,

​The best wearable payment devices : Put the bank card down and pay with your body

Wearables aren’t just for showing smartphone notifications and tracking your fitness (or lack of it): a growing number of them are adding contactless payments to

Xiaomi Mi Scale review

PROS Simple to use Nicely designed app Consistent measurements CONS Patchy and undocumented app support Only syncs via Bluetooth KEY FEATURES Bluetooth 4.0 300 x

Polar M200 review : An affordable, unassuming watch that does more than you’d think

Don’t be fooled by the unassuming look – the Polar M200 is a capable budget running watch, especially when working with Polar’s training program. If

Jabra Elite Sport review

PROS Extremely secure fit Good sound quality Integrated media playback controls HearThrough mode for situational awareness Well-made charging case Accurate HRM CONS 3-hour continuous battery

Withings Health Mate : Essential guide – Tips and tricks for Withing’s lifestyle app

When we’re talking about how good a piece of fitness tech is, it’s easy to focus only on the hardware. But if you’re serious about

Fitbit Charge 2 v Fitbit Charge HR : Battle of the fitness trackers

The Fitbit Charge 2 has arrived, one of two new devices from the company, joining the swim-friendly Fitbit Flex 2. The Charge 2 does many

Apple Watch Series 2 v Fitbit Flex 2 Comparison : Swimming

We spend some serious pool time with the two waterproof wearables After years of users asking for it, Fitbit finally gave the world its first