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Polar Vantage V: Daily Wear and Menu Basics

One of the questions around wearables and watches for sports and the outdoors is always how well they are suited for everyday use, what the basic functionality is….

Winter Night's View from Simonyiblick to Hallstatt

Garmin Instinct vs. Suunto 9: On the Sarstein, To Hallstatt

Mid-December, I wanted to see if I could get over the Sarstein to Hallstatt – and use that as a test for the Garmin Instinct and Suunto 9.

GPS and Altitude: Polar Vantage V vs. Suunto 9 Baro vs. Garmin Instinct

Not to make Polar and Suunto the only theme here, leave Garmin out – or as perfect – let’s have a look at some comparison data from Polar…

Polar Vantage V (vs. Suunto 9) GPS Tracks Comparison

How accurate is the GPS of the watch? That’s often the question people wonder about. Here, let’s have a look at example tracks from a Polar Vantage V…

Time and Tours-Christmas: Casio PRW-60 Sweepstakes

It’s the first of the four Sundays before Christmas, the First Advent in German-speaking countries – and in cooperation with Casio Germany, I’m happy to offer one of…

Wachaumarathon

WACHAUmarathon GPS Tracks – Suunto x5

When I am running a marathon these days, I’m also using it for GPS testing – and to the WACHAUmarathon, I went with a very full complement of…

Suunto9 Update 2.4

Suunto 9 Software Update 2.4

The Suunto Spartan watches still did not get another update. With the release of the non-baro Suunto 9 models (on October 2, 2018), though, Suunto has released Suunto…

Polar Vantage V

First Thoughts on the Polar Vantage

Polar just announced its new sports watches, the Polar Vantage M and Vantage V. With those, the M600 and V800 get their new and modernized successors – and…

Continent (time zone) setting on Suunto 9 or Spartan

Setting (and Syncing) Time on a Suunto Spartan or Suunto 9

How to set time (and date) on a Suunto Spartan or Suunto 9 should not be anything that requires an instruction manual. To know how to best use…

Sonnsteine Suunto Testing

Suunto GPS Testing Extraordinaire ;)

Going out for a Suunto GPS testing alone can get quite strange – as you can see for yourself in this post, for which I went to my…