wearables
Fitness App’s ‘Anonymised’ Data Dump Accidentally Reveals US Military Bases Around the World

People around the world use the app Strava on their smartphones and Fitbits to track how far they run. But researchers have discovered that an “anonymised” data dump released by Strava last year has accidentally revealed sensitive locations, including US military bases around the world. Read More >>

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GPS Artist Turns Cycling into Creative Fun Time

We've seen bored sports enthusiasts drawing virtual penises across cities before, but none have taken it as far as Strava artist Stephen Lund -- who uses GPS and his bicycle to create things he says are art. If a childlike drawing of a digger can be called art. Read More >>

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Strava Insights Lets You See How the World Runs and Cycles

Since Strava burst on to the fitness scene to track runs and rides, it’s collected an extraordinary amount of data—so much, in fact, that it even sells it to city planners. Now, it’s launched a new website called Insights that lets you explore how the entire world runs and cycles. Read More >>

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Scottish MP Clocks Himself Speeding With Bike App Strava

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has accidentally dropped himself into a bit of trouble, after allegedly clocking himself driving at 81mph using cycling timing app Strava. Read More >>

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Garmin’s Edge 1000 May Be the Smartest Bike Computer Yet

While the phones in our pockets have been getting smarter and smarter at an alarming rate, bike computers (despite having the word "computer" right in their name) have been lagging way behind. But as sensors, radios, and chips have shrunk smaller and smaller, we've seen more and more intelligence come to the handlebars. The new Edge 1000 from Garmin is trying to pack the most in. Read More >>