When the Polar A360 debuted in 2015, I wasn’t very impressed with the devices optical HRM- However, in the last two years Polar has released a slew of devices with optical heart rate tracking, and have polished their firmware considerably. So with the new Polar A370, has Polar managed to bring the substance to match…
Posts related to gadgets and watches for when out on a run
The Polar M430 is an update to the excellent Polar M400 running watch, with the inclusion of heart rate monitoring on the rear. So now that optical HRM has trickled down to the mid levels of Polar’s portfolio, what’s the M430 like out on the run?
For 2017 the Polar M460 receives a small spec bump from the original Polar M450. But Polar clearly shows that tight dimensions and even tighter pricing doesn’t mean you have to skimp on features. Plus if you ice the cake with Strava Live Segments, you might have a winning device!
Has a year of further firmware development and new hardware in the form of optical heart rate monitoring made the Suunto Spartan into the watch we had always dreamt of, or it all spec sheet and no substance?
The Fitbit Alta HR launched nearly one year after the debut of the original Alta. Has the addition of an optical heart rate monitor managed to catapult the Alta from being an “Also ran” device to one of the categories best devices? Let’s take a long hard look
Milestone looks like a simple running foot pod, but that provides loads of in-depth data on your running technique. But more importantly perhaps, is a very reasonably priced way of getting into Zwift Running. #ZwiftGearTest for one, please!
The Garmin Fenix 5 is out! The successor to the phenomenally successful Garmin Fenix 3. Has Garmin taken all the lessons learnt since the Fenix 3 was released in 2015, and made the Fenix 5 a must buy? Or does the Fenix 5 have an Achilles heel that might keep it from greatness? Let’s see!
I’m excited to announce my first long-term partnership on TitaniumGeek, with CyclePowerMeters.com. So what does that mean for the site, and what is going to be the benefit to you the reader? Let me explain…
A lot of people like the idea of Zwift Running, but don’t already have the hardware such as a foot pod/cadence sensor, and are a little reticent to buy expensive hardware to try out the system. AppyAppster have just released “Treadmill Smart Speed – Designed for Zwift Runs” iOS app which may allow a low-cost entry to Zwift Running…