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Here’s why heart rate monitors are getting bpm from bog rolls

We put a bunch of wearables to the HR test and ask the experts what’s going on You might have noticed photos on social media

Pixel Watch no show? No problem – I’ll wait until you have something great, Google

I’ll happily wait it out if Google has bigger plans for its own smartwatch Up until maybe a month or so ago, we thought Google

Garmin Vivosmart 4 review : Pulse ox and Body Battery features give this little tracker a unique angle

The Garmin Vivosmart 4 livens things up with pulse ox detection and the new Body Battery feature, giving you a more comprehensive insight into your

And finally: Apple Watch Series 4 Nike+ edition is now available

A mighty hello to all you lovely people out there who just want a little bit more wearable tech news. And guess what? We can

Fitbit’s next chapter: Fashion, data and fighting Apple on health

itbit has been living on our bodies for a decade now – such a long time that when I ask co-founder Eric Friedman about those

Huawei Watch 3 investigation: What we know and what we want to see

Huawei’s got a big new smartwatch coming Huawei may already have launched the Huawei Watch 2 in 2018, a refresh on last year’s smartwatch, but there’s

Living with the new Wear OS: How I fell back in love with Google’s smartwatches

A smarter assistant has won me over For Google’s smartwatch users, life is feast or famine. We spent so long waiting on Google to do…

Huami Amazfit Verge Review: GPS, NFC, And Heart Rate Sensor Much More

A couple of days back Huami has launched the new premium featured smartwatch for the fitness lover and daily companion uses. The new Amazfit Verge

Fossil Q Venture HR review : A stylish, everyday Wear watch that gets some welcome new features

A slick addition to Fossil’s smartwatch arsenal, the Q Venture HR maxes out on style. Google Pay is user-friendly and adds serious value. Meanwhile, its

And finally: Audible comes to the Apple Watch, and more

It’s all been happening in the realm of the connected self this week. Withings returned with the Steel HR Sport, the Apple Watch Series 4

Atrial fibrillation explained: Why wearables want to look after your heart

Fitbit and Huami also want to make a difference in monitoring heart health Apple beat Fitbit by bringing serious health monitoring to its smartwatch first on the Watch

Apple Watch Series 4 review : This smartwatch will save someone’s life – and that’s a claim few can make

Just as Samsung, Google and the Wear OS gang look like they’re catching up to Apple – it goes and streaks ahead. The truth is

The best wearables for the gym : Our picks for HIIT, spinning, treadmill, strength and CrossFit training

Proper gym trackers are slowly on the rise and helping serve your muscle-building needs, whether it’s for bodyweight workouts or a session in the weights

Apple Watch Series 4 v Fitbit Versa: Everyday smartwatches go head to head

How do these two mainstream watches compare on specs? The new Apple Watch Series 4 and Fitbit Versa are two mainstream, unisex, everyday smartwatches with

Withings Steel HR Sport Hands-on Review : First look – Getting the band back together

Withings makes re-entry with a new hybrid smartwatch Withings is back, baby – and it’s packing heat in the form of the Withings Steel HR

Microwear X7 Review: Best Fitness watch under budget of $50

Microwear, a Chinese company, after the success of its Microwear X2 plus watch, thought of creating its successor, with more advanced features and better quality

And finally: Apple Watch Series 4 detects AFib with 98% accuracy, says Heart Study

All the whispers and smaller stories from the week gone by Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know that Apple took to the

Huawei TalkBand B5 Review

Pros  Good call quality  Solid sleep tracking  Premium design Cons  Disappointing battery life  Not water-resistant  Limited smart functionality Key Features Review Price: £170/$221 Bluetooth headset

ECG wearables: The current state of play

Here’s what you need to know about the heart rate monitoring tech Heart rate monitors on wearables are no longer a rare thing. Smartwatcheslike the Apple Watch or

Top sports watches with music 2018 : Take control of your workout tunes and leave your smartphone at home

Take control of your workout tunes and leave your smartphone at home Music makes running easier, but for those looking to run to their tunes

Fitbit Charge 3 v Alta HR: Battle of the fitness bands

Helping you decide which Fitbit fitness tracker is the best fit for your wrist The Fitbit Alta HR and the Charge 3 (which will soon

Best smart analogue watches 2018 : Helping you pick a traditional watch with added connected smarts

What’s the difference between a smartwatch and a hybrid smartwatch? They might sound like the same thing, but they are different and there is a

The best Fitbit Alta & Alta HR bands : Change your Alta look for any occasion

Whether you’re the proud new owner of a Fitbit Alta or you’re rocking the award-winning Alta HR, picking out a new band is a great

Garmin Vivosmart 4 will track your blood oxygen levels, day and night

Vivosmart 4 adds pulse ox sensor and ‘body battery’ Garmin has unveiled the Vivosmart 4, its latest fitness tracker, which adds new health features while retaining

Essential apps and devices that work with Google Fit

Our fave fitness apps, health apps and wearables that plays nicely with Google Fit Google Fit wasn’t much to write home about when it first appeared

IFA 2018: What to expect in smartwatches, fitness tech and AR

The biggest launches due at the Berlin tech show It’s that time again where we implore you not to buy gadgets, because there’s a whole hunk of

And finally: Amazon deals on Fitbit and Huawei smartwatches

Welcome to And Finally, our round up of the rumblings and smaller stories around the world of wearable technology. This week we have details of another

What’s next for smartwatches: Health, design, features and more

We know what your next smartwatch is gonna be like As fitness trackers wobble, smart rings die and VR and AR are still figuring things

Fitbit Charge 3 v Charge 2: Should you make the upgrade?

We measure up the specs of the current gen and next gen flagship fitness tracker The Fitbit Charge 3 is official and it’s landing in October. Until

Fitbit Charge 3 vs Charge 2 vs Charge HR: What’s the difference?

Fitbit offers numerous devices in the activity tracking market, from the plain and simple Flex 2 to its GPS sportswatch, known to friends as Ionic. The latest device to