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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

HTC BOLT REVIEW

HIGHS Capable cameras Unobtrusive software LOWS Disappointing audio Dim display High price tag Fast cellular in few markets HTC’s not the shining example of Android

Huawei Fit Review : Budget Smartwatch Meets Fitness Tracker

THE GOOD Elegant watch face Simple design Smartphone notifications Inexpensive THE BAD Touch screen too sensitive Awkward layout for text on screen VERDICT If you

How to buy…a sports watch

It’s a tough task, counting your steps every time you hit the pavement – not to mention taking your pulse and timing your PB as you

​Samsung Gear Fit2 v Fitbit Charge 2 : Which fitness tracker is best for you?

Both the Samsung Gear Fit2 and Fitbit Charge 2 are well rounded fitness trackers with a few flaws sprinkled in here and there. The first

Huawei Fit hands-on: A fitness watch to undercut Fitbit

If there’s a market for a wearable somewhere in-between a traditional smartwatch and a fitness tracker then Huawei wants to dominate it, and the competitively

Garmin Forerunner 35 Review

The Garmin Forerunner 35 might not be a looker, but it does offer a solid all round running watch experience. It covers the basics well

Fossil Q Wander review : Android Wear in a stylish Fossil package still needs some work

The Fossil Q Wander is certainly a fashion statement but it may not be for everyone. You get a ‘real’ looking watch but not all

Waterproofing and wearables : Here’s what you need to know

‘Is it waterproof?’ That’s up there with ‘what’s the battery life?’ and ‘does it look any good?’ as the first questions that get asked when

Hugo Boss Smart Classic review : It’s not the big boss of smart analogue watches, but it’s still a stylish performer

The Hugo Boss Smart Classic looks like a normal Boss watch, it’s just that ugly digital display that upsets an otherwise attractive time piece. As

TomTom Touch review : A promising fitness tracker that falls short

On paper the TomTom Touch is a decent tracker, but the devil is in the detail, and it didn’t quite shine on our wrists. Usability

And finally : Samsung Gear S3 to become Gear VR controller

Welcome to another edition of And finally, our round up of the less credible and smaller wearable and connected technology stories of the week. Every

Fitbit Flex 2 review

Waterproofing is easily the most exciting bit of the Flex 2, and that’s about it. The wearable doesn’t have any other standout features making it

Pebble 2 review : Fitness gives the classic Pebble a second lease of life, but will it be enough?

The Pebble 2 packs in a lot for its price, and there’s plenty to love, but it’s let down by design. If you’re after an

Fitbit Charge 2 v Fitbit Blaze : Which top tracker is best for you?

To say Fitbit’s had a busy 2016 would be an understatement. The company has released both the Fitbit Blaze and the new Fitbit Charge 2

Fitbit Charge 2 vs. Garmin Vivosmart HR+ : The two best activity bands in the game go head-to-head

Fitbit and Garmin are turning out some of the most powerful activity bands money can buy, and the Vivosmart HR+ and Fitbit Charge 2 currently

TomTom Spark 3 review: Getting better with age

Waking early in the city offers plenty of unique advantages to the urban runner. It’s a chance to run as the local population is wiping

Polar M600 Review : Better Smartwatch Than Running Watch

THE GOOD Smartwatch notifications Accurate GPS, heart rate monitor Easy-to-use Polar Flow app THE BAD Bulky Disappointing activity features Short battery life VERDICT The Android

The wearable tech contenders chasing China’s health and fitness boom

Will Apple and Fitbit make a mark or leave Xiaomi and Huami to clean up? If ever there was a sure bet, it’s the health

Amazon Echo and Echo Dot hands on

It’s 18 months since the Amazon Echo launched in the US, adding a wireless Bluetooth speaker to Amazon’s increasingly disparate spread of products and services

Mio Fuse Review : Are you sporty enough to wear the Mio Fuse?

HIGHS Comfortable to wear Accurate heart rate monitor Water proof LOWS Has two apps when one is more preferable Bluetooth syncing problems Too big for