big new features at a great price

big new features at a great price

    27 Oct 2020

Amazfit has announced the GTS 2 and GTR 2, with a bunch of new features and improved hardware – and Amazon’s Alexa baked right in. Boasting advanced health and fitness metrics, high-precision heart rate and SpO2 monitoring, sleep tracking, an amazing long battery life, and with voice smarts built right in, the new Amazfit smartwatches

Garmin Vivoactive 4 v Forerunner 745: Garmin sports watches compared

Garmin Vivoactive 4 v Forerunner 745: Garmin sports watches compared

    26 Oct 2020

Garmin’s sports watch options are as strong as they’ve ever been and the Vivoactive 4 and the Forerunner 745 should both be serious contenders if you’re considering splashing your cash on a top sports watch. Both watches fared well in our testing and do offer some of the best sports tracking and smartwatch features that

Best Garmin Connect IQ apps for runners, cyclists and more

Best Garmin Connect IQ apps for runners, cyclists and more

    24 Oct 2020

If you’re the owner of a new Garmin watch, whether it’s an oldie (but a goodie) like the Forerunner 235 or something new like the Fenix 6, there are now some top apps and watch faces to download from Garmin Connect IQ – the company’s own app store. Garmin only opened up its platform a

A minor but welcome update for Fitbit’s most affordable tracker

A minor but welcome update for Fitbit’s most affordable tracker

    23 Oct 2020

The Fitbit Inspire 2 may have gone a little under the radar having been snuck into the announcement of Fitbit’s Versa 3 and Sense watches. It’s a small reminder that Fitbit isn’t leaving fitness trackers behind, despite making more purposeful moves into smartwatches. So the Inspire 2 arrives as the replacement to the Inspire and

Our top picks to download

Our top picks to download

    22 Oct 2020

There are a lot of Garmin sports watches out there, and many operate a lot like smartwatches. By that we mean you can now download apps to them, store music and even make payments. Another thing you can do now is tinker around with the watch face. Watches like the Garmin Vivoactive 4, Fenix 6

big on recovery but struggles to go the distance

big on recovery but struggles to go the distance

    21 Oct 2020

The Polar Vantage V2 is the second generation of Polar’s flagship multisport watch aimed at serious runners, riders and swimmers. It comes with a beefed up 100-hour endurance battery, a lighter, sleeker design, improved touch screen and button controls and the most complete suite of performance, training, recovery and sleep tools we’ve seen on a

Budget straps for Versa 1, 2 and 3

Budget straps for Versa 1, 2 and 3

    20 Oct 2020

The Fitbit Versa is among the best smartwatches you can buy right now. With the arrival of the Versa 3 and the very similar-looking Fitbit Sense, you’re getting more Fitbit watches that offer the ability to swap in different bands and straps. The Versa range are some of the most stylish smartwatches on the market

Garmin’s triathlon watch raises questions

Garmin’s triathlon watch raises questions

    19 Oct 2020

The Garmin Forerunner 745 is a powerful triathlon focused smartwatch, for those looking for big insights into running, swimming, cycling and brick sessions. It’s the natural successor to the 735 XT, but also an alternative to the Forerunner 945. Other options for top triathlon watches are the cheaper Coros Pace 2, the Suunto 9 and,

a potent mix of long battery and top features

a potent mix of long battery and top features

    16 Oct 2020

The Fitbit Versa 3 is no-longer the company’s flagship smartwatch, but it’s a much more well-rounded offering, at a sensible price with great battery life. Back when the Versa launched Fitbit dubbed it the ‘mass appeal smartwatch’, and alongside its health-centric Fitbit Sense watch, that’s still the case today. Fitbit has sought to give us

Honor Watch GS Pro review: light on outdoor substance

Honor Watch GS Pro review: light on outdoor substance

    10 Oct 2020

The Honor Watch GS Pro sees Huawei’s spin-off brand venture into the world of outdoor watches for the first time. Since Honor followed Huawei into the wearable space, its watches have generally veered on the sleek and stylish with a big emphasis on fitness tracking. And now it’s back with a hiking and outdoors watch.