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Samsung Gear Fit Review: A Beautiful Wristable Gone to Waste

Samsung's Gear Fit had every chance to be by far the best activity tracker you could own. It isn't. Not by a long shot. And there's nothing sadder than unrealised potential. Read More >>

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Garmin's Edge 1000 May Be the Smartest Bike Computer Yet

While the phones in our pockets have been getting smarter and smarter at an alarming rate, bike computers (despite having the word "computer" right in their name) have been lagging way behind. But as sensors, radios, and chips have shrunk smaller and smaller, we've seen more and more intelligence come to the handlebars. The new Edge 1000 from Garmin is trying to pack the most in. Read More >>

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What's Your Favourite Piece of Fitness Technology?

We often only think of the technology that makes our lives more productive or entertaining. But what about the stuff that allows us to have the most fun outdoors? Read More >>

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Which World Cup 2014 Nation Has the Best Football Kit?

Ball, ball, ball, footie, footie, footie. Yep, it's that time once again -- a summer dominated by "the beautiful game", if not beautiful weather. The FIFA World Cup 2014 will kick off on Thursday June 12th, and today we've been given the final line up of each of the 32 participating national football teams' kits. Read More >>

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A Day at Muscle Beach with the World's Strongest Man

The tyres weigh 150 kilos, but they lift as easily as hula hoops in the hands of this Nordic god. In a puff of chalk, he hugs the rubber rings and scurries quickly through the sand. As he lifts the third and final tyre onto the platform, he turns to the cheering crowd on Venice Beach: Who is the king? I am! Read More >>

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The Future of Active Eyewear: An Interview With Oakley's R&D Division

The pinnacle achievement in active eyewear was once simply making a pair of sunglasses that were light and wouldn't shatter into your eyeballs. While that's still important, technology has obviously progressed. So what is the future, exactly? Heads-up displays? Augmented reality? Cybernetic retinal implants? Read More >>

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Running Shoe Technology Won't Reduce Your Risk of Injury

When it comes to running, it seems technology won't help save you. A new study shows that whatever the technical features of the shoes you wear, you're still at the same risk of injury. Read More >>

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Garmin Vivofit Review: Some Good Ideas But Not Quite There

In the ever-expanding pantheon of wearable fitness trackers, Garmin is looking for an open seat, ideally at the Cool Kids' Table (CKT). Garmin makes some of the best GPS sports watches out there, so expectations were high for the company's first tracker. While it adds a nice trick or two, the holes are just too many. Read More >>

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Review: Lumoback is Most Certainly Not Bringing Sexy Back (or Correct Posture)

I am Quasimodo, the ringer of bells, the carrier of back-bending rucksacks, the maker of the lower-back groove in the squishiest of armchairs. I am storing up back problems for myself with my bad posture, and the Lumoback wants to help straighten me out. Read More >>

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I Did the World's First Ice Cream Cleanse: Yes, Really

Back during the no-carb diet craze of the early 2000s, I joked that I wanted to try a diet consisting of nothing but carbs and lipids. I would call it the Fatkins Diet. Guess what? I just did exactly that. I ate ice cream, and only ice cream, for four days straight. Yes, it's the world's first Ice Cream Cleanse, and no, I didn't just make it up. Read More >>

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This iPhone Case Can Monitor Your Heart Rate, Blood Pressure and Oxygen Levels

From fitness bands to smart bikes, there are more tech-injected ways than ever to track your health. The problem is, most of them require both a smartphone and a separate gadget on your persons in order to track your stats. Cutting the clutter is the Azoi Wello iPhone case, gathering data on a wide range of biometrics and protecting your phone in one neat package. Read More >>

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Intel Just Bought Itself One of the Best Fitness Trackers Out There

Intel just bought Basis—makers of one of the best fitness trackers out there
—for somewhere in the neighbourhood of $100 million/ £60 million so it doesn't miss the boat on wearables the way it did on phones. For now, that means a really great wearable is off the market, but Basic's guts are bound to rise again. It's just a question of how. Read More >>

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Moov Might be the Most Advanced Fitness Wearable Yet

As you may have noticed, there are a million activity trackers out there right now. Most of them are glorified pedometers. The upper tier add altimeters, heart rate monitors, and sleep-tracking to the equation. But what if you don't just want to be reminded to work out: you want to work out better, safer, and more efficiently? Moov might just be the AI coach you've been hoping for. Read More >>

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Sony's SmartBand Fitness Tracker on Sale March, With Camera-Equipped Core Concept Also Unveiled

Sony's busily preparing its SWR10 Smartband for a March launch after its CES debut last month, revealing it will cost 99 Euros for a Smartband and motion-tracking Core, with trio-packs of the Smartband available for under 20 Euros in whichever colour you'd like. But, you may want to hold off buying one if a camera-equipped Core concept is anything to go by. Read More >>

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Samsung's Gear Fit is a Smartwatch and a Fitness Tracker in One

In addition to the two new Samsung Gear smartwatches we got saw a few days ago, Samsung is actually showing us something new in its wearable line: The Gear Fit, a combination smartwatch and fitness tracker. It's svelte and slick--and potentially the gorgeous functional wearable we've been waiting for. Read More >>

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Sony SmartBand SWR10 Adds Lifelogging to the Fitness Field

Ready to take on the Fitbit Force and Nike FuelBand, Sony’s pairing up its latest range of Xperia devices with a customisable, modular fitness band. Read More >>

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