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Wahoo’s Magnet-Free Bluetooth Cadence Sensor

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Wahoo has added yet another low-power Bluetooth sensor to its range of bike fitness gadgets. The RPM is a cadence sensor which works without magnets, or bulky attachments on the frame, and talks direct to compatible apps on your iPhone.

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Official BBC Sport App Now Supports iPad & Android-Powered Tablets

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The BBC has updated its official BBC Sport app, introducing support for the iPad and Android-powered tablets. The new release also makes usability and stability improvements, and allows those on Android to listen to live radio — including Premier League commentaries.

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Awesome German Bike-Trail Navigation App Komoot Goes English And Europe-Wide

Awesome German Bike-Trail Navigation App Komoot Goes English And Europe-Wide

Komoot (like commute, only not) is a gem of an app for German bikers and hikers. Or rather, it was: with today’s v5.2 update, the navigation app now comes in English, and adds support for a slew of new countries.

The short form: If you ever take to two wheels, then you need this app.

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iPhone Wind Meter Handy For Surfers, Cyclists And Weather Nerds


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Better than licking a finger and holding it up.

If you had any doubts that the world of iPhone accessories could grow any stranger or more diverse, then throw them out now. The Shaka Wind Meter proves that there are still plenty of depths yet to plumb.

The Shaka is a simple little gadget: a fan that plugs into the headphone socket of your iPhone and tells you the wind speed. It’s made for surfers, but has many more uses than that.

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4iiii Announces The World’s First Personal Fitness Heads-Up Display [CES 2012]

4iiii Announces The World’s First Personal Fitness Heads-Up Display [CES 2012]

4iiii Announces The World’s First Personal Fitness Heads-Up Display [CES 2012]LAS VEGAS, CES 2012 — I’ve personally been waiting a very long time for this sort of thing, disappointed by idle promises and vaporware. This set of LEDs paired with audible announcements isn’t exactly what I’ve been waiting for, but I’ll take it. Question is, does Lance already have a pair?

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Griffin and Adidas Sport Armband for iPhone Looked Wonky at the Gym [Review]

Griffin and Adidas Sport Armband for iPhone Looked Wonky at the Gym [Review]

Review by Kelly Keltner

Griffin’s Sport Armband for iPhone ($30) — a product name that fills my head with visions of iPhones running around the track (“Go, go, little 3GS! You can do it! You’re not too old!”) — allows you to get up and go without worrying about your iPhone. It’s a decent attempt at making workout clothing for the iPhone, but just as with those just-a-bit-too-tight yoga pants, there are a few bulges that might cause a few sideways looks in the gym.

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These New iHome Earphones Come With a Fitness Coach

These New iHome Earphones Come With a Fitness Coach

Presumably for those without an iPhone and its wealth of app-based fitness options, iHome has partnered with New Balance to offer a set of earphones packed with workout features, including a pedometer and a heart-rate monitor.

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