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Wearable technology

Cheap fitness trackers from £20 on test: Huawei vs Xiaomi

Starting an exercise regime at a time of year when you’re also trying to save money can feel impossible. We’ve rounded up some cheap activity trackers that could come to your rescue.

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Wearables for 2019: Smartwatches and fitness trackers at CES

Wondering what to expect from wearable tech in 2019? From crowdfunded watches that run off your body heat to watches that can predict heart problems, here are the key announcements from this year's CES.

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Five ways tech can help you get fit and be more active in 2019

Many of us are planning to get into shape in 2019 – and there's no shortage of devices that claim to help us to do so? But which do you need? We help you pick the best type of tech for your fitness goal.

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Garmin Vivosmart 4 vs Fitbit Charge 3: activity trackers put through their paces

Fitbit has launched the latest activity tracker in the Charge range, the Fitbit Charge 3. It’s slim, stylish and comes with a wealth of features. Hot on its heels is Garmin, rivalling the Charge 3 with the Vivosmart 4.

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Black Friday 2018: the very best deals on wearables

There are plenty of deals on wearables this Black Friday - but which ones are genuine bargains? We've sifted through the discounts and winkled out the smartwatches, fitness watches and activity trackers that you should consider.

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Apple Watch Series 4 vs Fitbit Versa vs Samsung Galaxy Watch

Apple recently revealed its new smartwatch, the Apple Watch Series 4, with much fanfare. We run you through what it has to offer and how it compares to two key competitors.

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Nearly 50% of problems with Garmin activity trackers involve broken straps

You expect your fitness watch or activity tracker to be built to last, robust, powerful and ready for action. But both Garmin and Fitbit wearable straps are prone to breaking. Find out how to prevent your strap breaking and what to do if it does.

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Reviewed: Feature-packed wearables great for sports

A smartwatch or fitness watch can be an invaluable aid to getting fit and healthy. Find out what the Apple Watch 4 can offer compared to the wearables from Fossil, Garmin, Huami and Suunto that went through our latest round of testing.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch review: do its battery life claims stand up?

Smartwatches are capable of many awesome things, but short battery life is often their downfall. Could the Samsung Galaxy Watch - with its battery life of seven days - be the answer to our prayers?

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Why are some fitness trackers so inaccurate?

A recent study by the University of British Columbia concluded that Fitbits and other fitness trackers are often highly inaccurate. That’s no surprise to Which?: our tests have exposed devices that leave you with no clear idea of how much activity you’ve done - whether that's steps taken or calories burned.

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