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OK so I was wrong about the Garmin. Again. However, Polar have been teasing about the Boston Marathon and have a big update for v800 GoPro integration coming. DCRainmaker also teased about a Polar update coming tomorrow in his weekly update at http://www.dcrainmaker.com/2016/04/week-in-reviewapril-18th-2016.html

Ok, so we’ve been expecting an Edge 820 and an Edge 1010 for a while. As I noted the other day Garmin just discounted some older units. Now… Garmin have TWO stands at Sea Otter! This is it kids, this time I’m almost probably certain they might release a new bike computer… For what it’s… Read Article →

The Garmin Edge 810 has gone on sale. This could indicate an upcoming release of a replacement whether that is an 800 series or 1000 series since both of these are fairly old devices at this point. I wouldn’t necessarily expect an imminent release, but something mid-late summer might be a possibility. This puts the… Read Article →

It looks like an update to the Tactix range will also Debut at CES This year. Based on Fenix 3 hardware but with added military functionality like the original Tactix. I give you, the Tactix Bravo…

Well, time for me to eat some humble pie! Looks like there will be a Fenix 3 HR appearing at CES 2016 after all. Thanks to reader Sam for the heads up. The image name clearly says Fenix 3 HR so I still don’t expect a Fenix 4 folks.

Recommendation: Buy the Edge 1000 if you need a computer Expected Early 2017 seems most likely, probably at CES. History Product Announced Available Edge 1000 APR 9, 2014 MAY 2014 Edge 1010 2017? Features Likely ConnectIQ 2 support Better Screen Better battery life ANT+ FE-C trainer control Varia Radar/light support GLONASS Unlikely Bluetooth sensor support… Read Article →

Recommendation: Don’t wait, this is pure speculation Expected Might never happen. History Product Announced Available No history Features Possible Huge colour screen Powerful platform full detailed mapping Unlikely Opinion OK bear with me, I promise I’m not insane. Manufacturers often like to reuse a hardware platform to save money and research. What a lot of… Read Article →

Recommendation: Spartan Ultra will replace the Ambit Line Expected Never – Spartan Ultra replaces this. History Product Announced Available Ambit JAN 18, 2012 APR 2012 Ambit 2 APR 29, 2013 MAY 2013 Ambit 2R JAN 28, 2014 MAR 2014 Ambit 2S APR 29, 2013 MAY 2013 Ambit 3 Peak JULY 10TH, 2014 SEPT 2014 Ambit… Read Article →

Recommendation: Buy the M400, don’t wait if you need a watch Expected Late summer 2016 seems most likely. History Product Announced Available RC3 GPS AUG 13, 2012 SEPT 2012 M400 SEPT 25TH, 2014 OCTOBER 2014 M400.Next 2016 Features Likely Optical HRM Colour screen Unlikely Ant+ Sensor Support Opinion It’s hard to predict what Polar might… Read Article →

Recommendation: Buy with caution History Product Announced Available RC3 GPS AUG 13, 2012 SEPT 2012 M400 SEPT 25TH, 2014 OCTOBER 2014 M400.Next 2016 Notes This watch is an excellent running watch and activity tracker. Although it lacks many of the advanced features of the v800 it’s perfect for most running needs. Following release of the… Read Article →

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