Google’s acquisition of Fitbit for $2.1 billion raises privacy concerns

November 5th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training, Uncategorized | No Comments »

The deal makes sense for Google, whose wearable tech products have not performed well, but experts warn the tech giant may have a more sinister agenda

Puma brings back 32-year-old fitness-tracking shoe

December 12th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

Its bizarre shape is part of the retro charm of the 1986 Puma RS Computer shoe, now with updated tech

Training tips: Track your past, map your future

March 1st, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

The past few years have seen the increasing popularity of fitness trackers, apps and technology in running. Here’s how to use them to enhance your training. You can now keep track of what you eat, […]

New Balance to get into wearable tech market in 2016

January 6th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

New Balance has just announced that in 2016, they will be taking part of the digital and wearable market. As part of what the brand is called New Balance Digital Sport, the company is […]

Study proves fitness trackers to be inaccurate

September 4th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Ever wonder if that fitness tracker is really tracking your running accurately? A new study is saying these wearables have high errors rates and inaccurately report activities and calories burned. A group of researchers […]

Fitbit becomes publicly traded company

June 19th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The wearable tech company, Fitbit, joined the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, offering 34.9 million shares valued at $20 each. On its very first day, the stock value increased by almost 50 per […]

Fitbit triples sales in 2014

May 8th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Electronics, Equipment, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Fitbit, one of the most popular activity trackers on the market, tripled their sales in 2014 and are looking to go public. The company filed S-1 papers Thursday, the forms required to register with the […]

Running apps and wearable tech: Stats runners should track

March 26th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | 2 Comments »

Running apps and wearable tech: Stats every runner should track Runners these days are pretty lucky. Compared to eras past, the modern-day runner has so much more information available to help train wisely. Thanks […]

Google teams up with TAG Heuer for luxury smartwatch

March 19th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | No Comments »

In what will be direct competition to Apple’s recently unveiled smartwatch, Google is teaming up with Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer and Intel to create the first Android Wear luxury smartwatch. Based on the partnership, […]

Who’s wearing wearable tech?

January 29th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Equipment, Running for Weight Loss, Running Gear | No Comments »

Wearable tech might not be so great at helping people get healthy. Recent surveys have found that, though a major, expanding industry, wearable tech isn’t as popular among those who would benefit most from […]

“Very Sexy” heart rate monitoring bra by Victoria’s Secret

November 25th, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Apparel, Electronics, Running Gear, The Runway | No Comments »

What’s the sexiest way to monitor your heart rate on a run? Looks like Victoria’s Secret has the answer. The lingerie giant has announced its latest sports bra design, the Incredible Bra, which has […]

Nike discontinues Fuelband

April 19th, 2014 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | No Comments »

Nike is getting out of the wearable tech business – at least as a hardware manufacturer. The sportswear giant is moving away from developing wearable hardware, reports CNet. The Oregon-based brand will be cutting […]