A Trip Down Memory Lane: A Tribute to Nokia

If you’re one of those old enough to have a mobile phone in the late 1990s and early 2000s, you’d know how prominent Nokia was as a brand.  And as we finally bid farewell to this once great brand, I thought of giving tribute by having a trip down memory lane.

Fitness Fanatics Rave About Lumia’s SensorCore

A lot of gadgets today are equipped with sensors that measure your steps and your calories.  However, despite the global increase in the usage of health apps, not all of them offer a more holistic approach to health and fitness.

Gear Review: Nokia Lumia 630

I’ve recently featured the Nokia Lumia 630 as a “fitness phone,” but how does it fare as a smart phone?  Here’s my more detailed review:

Meet the Nokia Lumia 630: The Fitness Phone

Last Saturday, July 05, 2014 I was introduced to “the fitness phone” Nokia Lumia 630, Bing Health & Fitness, and Windows Phone 8.1 all at the same time, coinciding as well with Bing’s fifth anniversary.  What does a “fitness phone” have over typical smart phones you ask?

Sports Tracker: Now Open

To those who have been eagerly awaiting the new Sports Tracker site, well it is officially open for business!  If you were a user of the old Nokia Sports Tracker Beta you still have until August 31, 2010 to import your workout history into the new site.

Technology Review: GPS on A-GPS—Alternatives to Garmin?

Garmin Forerunners are arguably the most practical GPS (Global Positioning System) solutions for runners albeit comes at a premium price.  That premium fortunately gives room for alternative solutions but aside from competing brands, an option that is getting more prevalent are devices with embedded A-GPS (Assisted GPS). A-GPS is a system which can improve startup…

Nokia Sports Tracker is Closing!

Just as when I’m getting the hang of using the A-GPS of my Nokia 5800, the tracker site is closing!  Here’s the excerpt from http://sportstracker.nokia.com/: After two and a half years of operation, the Nokia Sports Tracker beta service will close as of June 30, 2010.  Thanks to all of you exercise enthusiasts who used…

100K Here I Come!

Believe it or not, I only started running, in races of course, last August, and roughly four (4) months since I started, my first 100K (race-only cumulative distance) is almost here. Before December I had set a goal of reaching my first 100K this year but back then it was mathematically impossible because of the…

One Great Weekend

This weekend had been a great one.  Two races, two PRs, two finisher’s shirt, and Manny Pacquiao won!  (Woohoo!  And Manny did it via TKO!) My first race of the weekend, Nokia Recycle You Phone and Run, allowed me to set a new PR for 5K (the longest distance of the fun run) and was…

Running Log: Nokia Recycle Your Phone and Run

The first race of the weekend and one of the most star-studded runs I’ve joined, this event was one of those nice fun runs because it was for a very good cause: the environment.  I can’t see how joining this race could be wrong: you can dispose your hazardous wastes (broken cellphones, chargers, batteries, accessories,…

Another Über Busy and Exciting Weekend

Three runs in three days—that’s the plan.  The first of three would be tomorrow night at the Nike Run Clinic (Session 06) at Bonifacio High Street, a distance of at least 9K.  This would be followed on Saturday by a 5K run at Nokia Recycle Your Phone and Run, also at Bonifacio Global City, and…