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Wearable tech

Wearable tech news and rumours for anything that is a fitness tech wearable. The Wearable market is booming and the likes of Fitbit, Garmin, Suunto and others are innovating all the time and bringing out advanced features that benefit us from a fitness perspective.Active JR will keep you upto date with all the latest fitness and tech wearable news and rumours

Fitbit charge 3 release rumours

Fitbit Charge 3 – Release date, features, what we know so far?

The Fitbit Charge 2 is Fitbit's best-selling fitness tracker to date based on their own press releases and rumors are already circling that Fitbit plans to release a Fitbit Charge 3 in 2018.You'll find all the...
Apple Watch 3 HR tracking

Apple Watch Series 3 vs Garmin Fenix 5 vs Vivoactive 3 HR sensor

The Apple Watch series 3 came out 2 weeks ago with improvements to the heart rate tracking and fitness features. Apple has made a number of changes via Watch OS 4 to the fitness...
Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR baro for adventure types

Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR baro aimed at the outdoor adventurer

Suunto has added a new GPS sports and fitness watch to the Spartan series in the form of the Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR Baro. As you can imagine with the name the new...
Bose QC35 ii google assistant

Bose QC35 ii with Google Assistant launched

Google and Bose have today announced a tnew version of the headphone maker’s great noise cancelling headphones, the QC 35 or also known as the Bose QC35 ii. The big and only change is the...
Apple WatchOS 4 heart rate improvements

Apple Watch OS 4 fitness features – Whats new?

Is this Apple Watch a good fitness watch Alongside the launch of the Apple Watch series 3, Apple has updated the Apple Watch with a series of fitness features for the fitness conscious among us....
Garmin Fenix 5x watch face

Top 5 Garmin Fenix 5 watch faces from Garmin Connect

Garmin Fenix 5 watch face The Garmin Fenix 5 is one hell of a GPS fitness watch and not only does it do sports really well, you can also customise the wearable a fair bit....
Garmin Fenix 5 rep counting

Garmin Fenix 5 strength and rep counting – First impressions

Garmin Fenix 5, 5s and 5x strength and rep counting beta Just wanted to share my first impressions about the strength training feature and rep counting. Whilst I appreciate its still in beta at this stage...
Apple watch series 3 poor battery

Apple watch series 3 battery life poor when using it for calls

Weak battery life The Apple Watch Series 3 has very poor  battery life if you rely on it for phone calls over cellular / mobile callingAfter looking at the details on Apple's battery life page, first...
Apple Watch 3 band

Apple Watch series 3 – Everything you need to know

Apple Watch series 3 Released The Apple Watch Series 3 has been released by Apple today and it has built in cellular connection and that is it! The Apple Watch 3 looks the same apart...
Samsung Gear Fit2 pro red and black

Samsung Gear Fit2 pro available for preorder

Samsung unveil the Gear Fit2 pro with new features Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro is the flagship new wearable from the South Korean company. Samsung has launched the Samsung gear at IFA 2017. At an affordable price,...