If you have been totally disconnected, I will now summarize what has happened on the web during the last week and the latest updates in the sports technology sector (so that you don't miss anything). There are also small notes of interesting links that I have found on the internet these days. If you find something interesting that you think is worthwhile, let me know by Twitter or Facebook From time to time I also share or retweet information or links of interest, so don't forget to follow me on social networks if you want to know them all. Here are the highlights of this week.
This week's articles
This is the content I posted this week. Don't miss anything!
- Full review of TomTom Runner 3 and TomTom Adventurer - A new test, this time with the two new TomTom models. Don't miss it!
- Summary of the week - You see what's happened this week. Remember what happened last week?
You don't know if you have to connect your device to update it? You received an automatic update and you don't know what it includes? Well, I'm here to tell you.
- Garmin Fenix Chronos Update (beta channel) - It's not very clear what that includes.
- Garmin Forerunner 920XT upgrade - Error correction for Ski mode, LiveTrack and ConnectIQ
- Garmin Epix Update - Correction of errors.
Links of interest
The most interesting links I have found this week. Almost all of them are curious news related to sport.
- 7 marathons, 7 days, 7 continents - Mike Wardian takes the victory in this incredible challenge in which the competitors must run 7 marathons in 7 consecutive days, but with another added difficulty: you have to do it in 7 different continents. This is the World Marathon Challenge that Wardian has won, being the winner in the 7 events and finishing with an average of 2:45 in each marathon. I don't know what is more impressive of all: the 7 consecutive marathons, the average accumulated pace or being able to run despite so much travel...
- About to fall off a bridge - In the end of the stage (who would have thought of doing it on a bridge) a fall of two cyclists causes the fall of a third one. With such bad luck that instead of going to the ground he flies away. The bike falls from the bridge, but he has the luck (and the skill) to manage to hold on to the bridge thus avoiding the fall.
- 20 ports in one day - Do you consider yourself a climber? Then you can join this challenge of 340km and 8.850m positive.
- Fitbit does not sell what is expected and will cut back on staff - Fitbit has already been present in these weekly summaries lately thanks to the different purchases they have been making. It seems that they have decided to face the situation and are clear that their problem is that their devices are not intelligent enough, which is why they have not achieved the expected sales. The public no longer only wants a device that measures activity, they want it to do many other things.
However, it is not clear that these redundancies are not caused by the new acquisitions and since, with the companies that have arrived, they were duplicated.
- At the same time, Fitbit will start developing smart watches - It's no surprise to anyone. It was obvious from where the market is heading, the competition and the purchases they are making, and it's going to be next to an app store, as James Park, co-founder of Fitbit, has announced.
- Suspicions about Sky due to the use of engines - New suspicions about the Sky team and its dominance in the races. CBS has launched a special 60 Minutes with little evidence, but numerous questions that, of course, have no logical explanation either. The good thing about these things is that, in the end, everything comes out in the open.
- New smart trainings from Xert - The people at Baron Biosystems have been doing some very interesting work lately. This week they have presented smart trainings that, instead of setting intervals based on a percentage of FTP, do it based on your particular profile. The key is that instead of focusing on intensity, they will focus on effort.
- Island House Invitational Triathlon 2016 - The most exclusive triathlon in the world, and the one with the most prizes. 2016 race summary.
Thanks for reading!