Category: Technologies

Suunto’s Hard Transition: Movescount Out, Suunto App FTW

It’s already been about a year that the Suunto app ran in parallel to Suunto’s Movescount; now, finally, they have clarified what their transition plans are: Retire Movescount,…

BergeSeen-Trail Tracks over the Dachstein – How to Record GPS Over Night

As I mentioned, on my way across the Dachstein, I gladly had the route navigation active the whole time. It made it a lot easier to follow the…

The Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment

Firstbeat is the company behind many heart rate (variability)-based features on wearables and sports watches. They also provide their own Lifestyle Assessment.

Suunto9 Performance Mode Display

A First Look at the Suunto 9’s FusedTrack

The major new feature of the Suunto 9 is its FusedTrack technology.

Suunto 3 Fitness: Firstbeat Features, Explained by Firstbeat

The special fitness features of the Suunto 3 Fitness – adaptive training guidance, rest-recovery “Resources” measurement and sleep quality assessment – use technology coming from Firstbeat. Firstbeat is…

Tech in a Pack: Arc’teryx Alpha SK 32 Backpack

Talking about a backpack when you’re “Time and Tours”? It might seem strange, and it is a bit of an odd expansion of my focus here. Fresh back…

Land Rover Explore Outdoor Smartphone – A First Look

When a German PR agency asked me what I’d think of an outdoor smartphone, I knew something was up – and I was very critical. We get into…