Fitbit Alta HR Review – Fitbit’s Fire and Forget Activity Tracker

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 Continue Reading →

FitBit Blaze review

When the FitBit Blaze launched earlier this year in Las Vegas, in spite of the Blaze’s smoking looks, I think it’s fair to say it didn’t set the world on fire. Which is a shame! After living with the FitBit Blaze for a few months, whilst it might not have initially been a white hot passion, my time with the device has turned into a slow-burning love affair. Suffice to say I’ll actually miss it when it goes! Enough with the heat puns – ON WITH THE REVIEW! Continue Reading →

Polar A360 Review – Activity Tracker & Optical HRM

Polar have released their first optical HR device, the Polar A360. The press shots certainly show a very stylish device, with a crystal clear screen, but that could be press shots for you. So how does the A360 work as an activity tracker, and more importantly as a stand-alone optical heart rate monitor?  Continue Reading →