DIZO, from realme TechLife, Unveils its First Smartwatch – DIZO Watch; Offering an Extension to your Style and Sports Needs!

This is sponsored content DIZO Watch comes equipped with 3.5cm (1.4”) High-res Touchscreen, 90 Sports Modes, 12 days of Battery Life, Live Watch Faces, Blood Oxygen Monitor, Real-time Heart Rate Monitor,IP68 Water Resistant, Smart AIoT control and much more / London, UK: DIZO, the first brand under the realme TechLife Ecosystem, today, unveiled its first … Read more

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Review – The Watch4 is the best Wear OS smartwatch in a world of mediocre smartwatches

The Samsung Galaxy Watch4 was announced last month and is probably one of the most important smartwatch launches in years. Samsung has teamed up with Google and will launch all their future smartwatches based on the Wear OS platform, ditching their own Tizen OS. With Samsung being such a large player in the industry, this … Read more

How to use ECG & Blood Pressure on a Galaxy Watch 4 without a Samsung Phone using a modded Samsung Health Monitor App

My initial impressions of the Samsung Galaxy Watch4 have not started well. When I first set up the watch it because apparent that the ECG and blood pressure function would not work on my OnePlus Nord 2. It turns out some functionality is walled off for users with a Samsung phone. While this may be … Read more

Love Yourself Review: Calorie counted fresh meals delivered with MyFitnessPal integration [Performance Diet]

A food delivery service may not fall under my theme of consumer technology, but I do cover health and fitness. As a keen fitness enthusiast, I am interested in anything that could help optimise my performance or just make my life a bit easier. I always used to think food delivery services were a rip-off, … Read more

Fitbit Charge 5 vs Charge 4 vs Luxe vs Inspire 2 Specifications Compared – Is the Fitbit Charge 5 worth £170 vs £100 Charge 4?

Yesterday, Fitbit announced the new Fitbit Charge 5, which integrates some of the features found on their flagship Fitbit Sense but with a steep increase in price compared to the previous Charge 4. What is for the Charge 5 vs Charge 4 Fitbit has made quite a few changed to the Charge 5. This includes: … Read more

Huawei Watch 3 gets TRUCONNECT fitness app – still no running/cycling apps with Strava integration

In my opinion, the Huawei Watch 3 has the best hardware experience on any smartwatch currently available, though this may change with the imminent Samsung Watch 4. However, with Huawei using their brand new Harmony OS, the software experience doesn’t quite match the outstanding hardware. The OS itself is a pleasure to use and can … Read more

COROS VERTIX 2 GPS Adventure Watch launched for $699.99 / £599

Today, COROS has introduced their latest flagship watch, the VERTIX 2 adventure watch. This is specifically marketed as an adventure watch, not sports watch, due to the premium build quality and materials used to achieve extreme durability. The press release is a little thin on the ground, but the original VERTIX was the only GPS … Read more

Mu6 Ring Open-Ear Wireless Headphones Review – A good alternative to bone-conducting Aftershokz for running, less so for cycling.

I was impressed with the Mu6 Space2 when I reviewed them, they are still some of the best performing ANC headphones I have used. Mu6 are now back with something a little different. Air conduction headphones. These open fit headphones offer an alternative solution to the popular bone-conducting headphones from Aftershokz, and they are quite … Read more

Polar Verity Sense Review – Not much change vs OH1 but still the best optical heart rate monitor

I reviewed the Polar OH1 optical heart rate monitor back in 2018 and have continued to use it until this year when the Polar Sense Verity was launched. Every other HRM I have tried has died or just not been very accurate. Not much has changed since the older model, existing users shouldn’t feel too … Read more

Powr labs Chest & Optical Armband Hear Rate Monitor Review – Good alternative options vs Wahoo, Polar & Garmin

Anyone half-serious about fitness will know that the optical heart rate monitoring on watches is prone to serious inaccuracies. It is not so much that the sensor is inaccurate, just the wrist is an awful place to monitor your heart rate. I have reviewed several heart rate monitors now and bought many more. I have … Read more

What is the best portable air conditioning unit in the UK? Portable Air Conditioner Buying Guide 2021

[Updated 17-July-2021] This is an updated post from 2020. With the weather hotting up it has once again become unpleasant to sleep so I have been looking for the best aircon available to buy right now. – With warm weather comes warm nights and uncomfortable sleeping, and there is nothing worse than a bad nights … Read more

Huawei Watch 3 gets turn by turn navigation with Petal Maps

The Huawei Watch 3 is one of the best smartwatches currently available today. The hardware is exceptional, and the battery life outperforms all current Wear OS watches. However, using Harmony OS and no access to Google, the range of apps for it has been limited, which was my main criticism during my review. Huawei has … Read more

Realme Watch 2 Review – Not much has changed, still a decent entry-level fitness tracker

Page 2 covers health tracking, price and alternative options and my overall opinion. Last month, as part of the Realme GT launch, the company announced its new affordable fitness trackers, the Realme Watch 2 and Watch 2 Pro. The Watch 2 is almost the same as the previous generation, they have improved the battery and … Read more

Suunto 7 Titanium Review – A great Wear OS watch but not sure if the titanium is worth the premium

The Suunto 7 launched back in 2020 and represent a significant shift in the company strategy, adopting Wear OS rather than their existing software, which has very limited functionality outside of fitness. Using Wear OS, Suunto has been able to catch up and surpass rivals Garmin in terms of smartwatch features. All this comes at … Read more

Huawei Watch 3 Review – Almost amazing, but some useful apps would be nice to justify the cost vs the Watch GT 2 series

Announced last week, the Huawei Watch 3 is the first global device from Huawei to run their own OS, HarmonyOS. It is a critical moment for Huawei, the shift to Harmony OS represents a no turning back point for their devices. Google and the Play Store are gone for good. HarmonyOS on a wearable makes … Read more

Best Fitness Tracker Bands – What is the best cheap fitness tracker & the best GPS equipped band?

For anyone that is just getting into basic fitness or that wants something a little more discrete than a watch, a fitness tracking band is a fantastic idea. The market is saturated, and you have many options to suit all budgets and requirements. Just three years ago, if you were on a strict budget, you … Read more

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