Fitness Technology News

Fitness Technology News

Fitness and sports technology is big business, with billion dollar companies competing for a slice of this ultra-lucrative pie. We are now smack bang in the middle of the era of the wearable device. Since Burntech.tv started in 2013, with the aim of covering fitness-tech, the industry has grown up rapidly. What started with nascent new comers like Fitbit and Withings has exploded to include mainstream tech giants like Sony and Asus. Where once there were a handful of activity trackers, heart rate monitors and other such kit on the market, now there are tonnes. Some are designed to be worn on your wrist or around your neck, whilst others clip to your pocket or are even developed into the sports clothing that you wear. Welcome to the BurnTech fitness and sports gadget news page. We aim to share the latest news around the fitness gadget marketplace, with announcements and spec updates shared daily. Here, we announce the latest fit tech news from around the web, giving you the latest information about breaking news, upcoming products and the latest must have apps

UK to miss the boat on LG Optimus G Pro Android phone

The UK looks set to miss out on LG’s initial rollout of their Optimus G Pro flagship Android phone, possibly due to concerns over...

Technology in fitness – are we seeing a social revolution?

When you stop and analyse it, it’s quite staggering how technology has changed our lives. The whole purpose of this blog is to look...

MapMyRun Review: The free app which gets you fitter faster

It doesn;t really matter if your a serious trainer or a weekend warrior, tracking your runs is a key way to ensure that your...

Fitbit now supports the Samsung Galaxy S4 Android phone

Fitness technology is now infiltrating the smartphone business, with Fitbit announcing that they are now integrated into the Samsung Galaxy S4. This demonstrates the...

4 ways to make money with wearable technology today

Wearable technology has become the growth sector of tech during 2013, driven largely by the massive growth in the fitness technology market. With devices...

Adidas Reveal the “Beau Jeu” Euro 2016 Football

Its amazing to believe that we're a mere 6 months out from the 2016 European championships, to be held in France 2016. With that...

Jawbone UP Move BaubleBar Review – The Best Fitness Band For Women?

Jawbone have today announced that their bestselling Jawbone UP has a radical face lift coming up, which will deliver a much sexier console, with...

Pebble beat Apple to the punch, launching Worlds first true SMART WATCH

The sports gadget market continues to grow with news that Pebble have closed a $15 million round of funding from Charles River Ventures. The...

The 10 essential fitness gadgets of 2013

1. Storm cotton hoodie £55, underarmour.com The Storm from Under Armour positively repels water, instantly fending off the worst of the rain to keep you dry....

Sony Xperia ZU 2013 leaked picture

The Sony Xperia ZU is set to be one of the largest 'phablets' on the market at 6.44 inches. Leaked pictures show the slick...