Category: Technologies

COROS POD Data: Running Power and Dynamics in Comparison

You may be curious to see what sort of data the COROS POD gives and how it compares. Well, here goes…

Coros Goes Running with Power and Dynamics: The Coros POD in Review

Power has been all the rage in running ever since Stryd came out with its power sensor for that sport. Now, Coros is joining in that fray with…

What Remains for Suunto Ambits & Traverse? Updated Digital Service Transition Plans

Suunto just published an update about their “digital services transition,” a.k.a. the death of Movescount. There are interesting points in it for owners/users of legacy devices…

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…