Smart watch dou­bles as fit­ness tracker

Life & Style Weekend - - STUFF - with Ge­off Egan

WHEN you buy a Garmin-made ac­tiv­ity tracker you know at the very least it should have a good GPS.

The just-an­nounced Garmin Fore­run­ner 35 in­cludes state-of-the-art heart track­ing tech­nol­ogy with­out hav­ing to use a chest strap.

The GPS unit means you don’t need to take your phone on a run to track dis­tance.

Like all smart wear­ables the Fore­run­ner 35 is not just a tracker but also a smart watch that can con­nect to a phone to give you mes­sag­ing no­ti­fi­ca­tions and con­trol mu­sic play­back. Price $299.

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The Garmin Fore­run­ner 35.

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