Sports Technology News and Reviews

All The Garmin & Suunto Holiday Deals Are Now Live (plus a few others) – Running Fitness Article

All The Garmin & Suunto Holiday Deals Are Now Live (plus a few others) As promised from yesterday’s post, a slate of new deals are live as of today, including Garmin’s holiday deals, as well as Suunto’s deals. These encompass a huge swath of wearables from both companies, but also cycling items from Garmin. And a few other sports like golf stuff or something. Oh, and inReach devices. Those are cool.These deals that start today, in conjunction with a handful…

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Zwift Confirms New Hardware Division: Posts Job Positions To Build Indoor Smart Bikes – Running Fitness Article

Zwift Confirms New Hardware Division: Posts Job Positions To Build Indoor Smart Bikes Ahh yes, the rite of passage for any tech company is posting job positions that give away your future plans. Be it Apple posting autonomous car engineering positions or Uber trying to build flying things, eventually companies have to show their hands on what their plans are.Today’s episode of this is brought you by the Zwift Career page, which just showed they’re working on an indoor smart…

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Tacx NEO 2T Smart Trainer In-Depth Review – Running Fitness Article

Tacx NEO 2T Smart Trainer In-Depth Review It’s been just over two months since Tacx announced their NEO 2T smart trainer, the latest in the line of high-end NEO trainers. You may remember back in my launch post, it wasn’t all sunshine and unicorns for the new trainer. It, like many trainers in this 2019 indoor training season of new devices, lacked the accuracy I’d expect – especially from a top-end unit. I basically said don’t buy it yet.So Tacx…

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Bkool Exits Trainer Hardware Business, Shifts Focus to Training Platform – Running Fitness Article

Bkool Exits Trainer Hardware Business, Shifts Focus to Training Platform The fact that indoor cycling company Bkool has just announced today it’s exiting the indoor trainer business isn’t terribly surprising. What is the most surprising thing out of the last 24 hours is the number of active users Bkool has on their training platform: 100,000. And – despite what you might think, the vast majority are actually not in Spain, but rather a wide number of countries.With those two tidbits…

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Google Acquires Fitbit: What it actually means to wearables and the industry – Running Fitness Article

Google has just announced the acquisition of Fitbit for a cool $2.1 billion (USD).  The move will undoubtedly drive change in the industry, though, not as much as one might think – at least initially. Don’t worry, I’ll explain in a moment. Like any acquisition, it needs to actually be approved by regulators, but that’s largely just a formality for this particular instance. Google & Fitbit expect that to occur in 2020, which is when the real work can begin.…

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Week in Review–Oct 27th, 2019 – Running Fitness Article

The Week in Review is a collection of both all the goodness I’ve written during the past week around the internet, as well as a small pile of links I found interesting – generally endurance sports related. I’ve often wondered what to do with all of the coolness that people write, and while I share a lot of it on Twitter and Facebook, this is a better forum for sending it on to y’all. Most times these different streams don’t…

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