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Looks like Garmin have been cooking something up and are almost ready to launch. This report suggests it will have built in LTE networking and so could be the Garmin Marq we mentioned previously It also has NFC (Wrist payment) and Bluetooth as expected. It doesn’t seem to have Ant+ transmission so possibly doesn’t have… Read Article →

Please note that I didn’t put any effort into getting the screens represented as lifelike in this post so colour saturation is mainly down to the camera not the screens. All three look a little washed out in real life, even in the bright evening sunshine shown here. That said, the Vantage seems a bit… Read Article →

Introduction 01100111 01110000 01110011 01110010 01110101 01101101 01101111 01110010 01110011 00101110 01100011 01101111 01101101 You probably don’t know what the above says, other than a bunch of binary numbers. The numbers are below: 103 112 115 114 117 109 111 114 115 46 99 111 109 These are, in fact, ASCII codes. They say “gpsrumors.com”…. Read Article →

Oh no! I took some watches for a bit of a run this evening since I was staying in a hotel in town, and one of those was the new Vantage V. Now, admittedly I did put it through a lot of stress at the start of the run. My Garmin Forerunner 935 spotted the… Read Article →

Introduction Now see the Vantage version of this post! In this post we’ll follow on from part three where I discussed how Garmin does it, part two where I looked at Suunto and part one where I discussed the whole background of structured training. This time we’re looking at the Polar platform. As mentioned previously… Read Article →

Introduction In this post we’ll follow on from part two where I discussed how Suunto does it and part one where I discussed the whole background of structured training. This time we’re looking at the Garmin platform. As mentioned previously I used a Fenix 5/Forerunner 935, Spartan Trainer Wrist HR, and a Polar M430 for… Read Article →

I’m going to leave the below on the site. While on my flight I eventually found the workout menu and it does have ad hoc workouts. The fact that it took me several hours to find though? Still a fail. I even consulted the manual before my rant and it didn’t really help as it… Read Article →

I’ve been playing with the Vivosmart 4 for a few days now and especially the body battery and Pulse Ox gubbins. Enough to draw some initial conclusions which I think have been bubbling away in my subconscious for a while now. From my (admitedly naive) perspective, there are a few kinds of tiredness. Sleepy –… Read Article →

There are a few bits of news around Garmin this month, but nothing I’d consider major. They have registered a new trademark “Marq” which is listed as being a watch. The term Marq(ue) may suggest something high end. trademark link here. A subsequently removed forum post suggests that there will be an analog version as… Read Article →

Nightmare. NIGHTMARE. Computers, in case you hadn’t noticed, are capable of a great many things. They automate so that we don’t need to do things ourselves. Like little servants, they are supposed to do what we need them to, in the way we would like them to. Watches are little computers… So, why am I… Read Article →

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