Suunto is announcing a lineup of connected devices for the active adventurer. From software to hardware, Suunto is covering their bases, bringing in a smartphone app as well as a lineup fo smartwatches and a heart-rate monitor. They app and hardware be used independently of one another, too — but work best when you link it all together.
Finnish watch maker Suunto recently announced its latest GPS-enabled watch called the Ambit. The Ambit is designed to help athletes with training and outdoor adventure. It provides a host of tools, including GPS navigation with 3D Compass, altimeter, barometric sensor, and a heart rate monitor.
This chic little watch looks like it'd be sporting the bare minimum on extra features and is just meant to be cute. However, it actually is featuring more extras than the bulky watches usually meant for the outdoorsy types.
Many of us enjoy bringing ample technology with us on the road and in our recreational activities. Unfortunately, lugging all the gear around can be a problem. Packing chargers, power supplies, batteries, and the gizmos themselves can quickly fill the carry on bag or backpack. Wouldn’t it be nice to have it all, or most of it, in one compact device such as the Suunto x9i Wristtop Computer with GPS?
With the Suunto X9i, you’ll be able to have several key instruments right on your wrist. This unit, ideal for outdoor sports enthusiasts, integrates a clock and chronometer, GPS, Altimeter, Barometer, and Digital Compass in one tight package. Even better, the instruments are integrated to take the guess work out of common tasks by cross checking data internally.
I have recently seen these commercials for Q-Ray "ionized bracelets." Claims include better living, "balance" in life, and even weight loss. Claims also include great design, which is obviously wrong even at first sight.
Numerous complaints have gone through to Q-Ray, and apparently the feds have charged them. The Q-Ray has a half-hour informercial with "happy users" continously shouting "It Works!" There is even more promotion from a professional LPGA golder, Sandra Post.
I can also vouch that the Q-Ray is a load of garbage. Q-Ray also has a necklace, with the same piece of metal that is in my Suunto Smart Watch as the antenna (and no, the watch does not advertise "better living" as a feature). The same piece of metal that is in the Q-Ray DOES advertise "better living".
What a day – we got a good look at Blackberry’s sexy new Pearl 8100 thanks to the Boy Genius. Sony Ericsson announced the drop dead gorgeous Z610 3G cell phone, news of the Q1 getting an upgrade to a 32GB Solid Stated flash memory and rumors of a new Q1b featuring Via C7-M ULV processor. We’re still waiting for reports from the world whether owners of the HD DVD really did get 2.0 firmware; feel free to drop us a comment or two. Are you looking for a new smartphone with a lot of storage space for your entire collection of tunes? The Samsung 8GB music phone SCH-B570 is your answer, if you’re a residence of South Korea.