The Sportive “watch” from French company VEA looks like the idea runner’s companion. Not only does it pack in the tracking, altitude and speed-recording features of a wrist-mounted GPS device, it also replaces your cellphone, camera and your watch.
As a phone, with EDGE connectivity, MMS and Bluetooth, but it is pre-loaded with the “apps” you might need. It’ll measure your speed, distance, calories burned and your pulse. You can play music and grab video from and to the internal 8GB memory, and hook it up to a a heart-rate monitor via Bluetooth. Unfortunately, it costs the same as all of those other gadgets put together: €500, or around $720. Available November.