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Editorial

Top Fitness and Health Wearables to Consider in 2023

October 23, 2023

Via: Natalie Dunn

Smart devices have undoubtedly changed the lives of people everywhere, and fitness and health monitoring is no exception. Nowadays, wearables have evolved far beyond the basic fitness trackers they once were, boasting new technologies that can help users lead healthier […]


Editorial

7 Gadgets That Can Make Amazing Gifts This Year

December 9, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

The holiday season is almost here, and so are the greatest shopping events of the year – Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Considering that the last few years have forced people around the world to celebrate their holidays in the […]


Gadgets, Products

The Pixel Watch calorie bug is a reminder of why ‘accuracy’ isn’t everything

November 9, 2022

Via: The Verge

Like many other first-gen devices, the Google Pixel Watch has a lot of quirks. So far, early users have reported that the watch dramatically overreported calorie burn due to a bug. According to Android Police, the Pixel Watch team is […]


App Review, Applications

Google Fit is missing

October 17, 2022

Via: The Verge

Last week, Fossil announced the Gen 6 Wellness Edition, its first Wear OS 3 smartwatch. But starting today, the company is also beginning to roll out the Wear OS 3 update for patient owners of existing Gen 6 smartwatches. The […]


Gadgets, Products

Google makes the Fitbit Charge 5 official with ECG, EDA, and COLOR display

August 25, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Well, that didn’t take long. It was only a couple of days back that we… basically told you everything you needed to know about the Fitbit Charge 5, and the company has already confirmed all the previously unofficial information on […]


News and Press

Google Health division dissolved as company restructures

August 25, 2021

Via: Pocket Now

Google has reportedly shut down its dedicated Google Health division as part of a major reorganization. The shutdown comes as the company failed to take off its Health division. The Health chief Dr. David Feinberg leaves the company who joins […]


Gadgets, Products

Google’s Fitbit Charge 5 will be far more advanced (and pricier) than the Charge 4

August 23, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

For a “rudimentary” activity tracker that’s not even official yet, let alone actually up for grabs, the Fitbit Charge 5 is sure in the news a lot, leaking for the third time already in all its glory. But while the […]


Gadgets, Products

Fitbit Versa 2 vs. Versa 3: Which wearable is best for daily use?

May 19, 2021

Via: Mashable

A year after the Versa 2 came out, Fitbit released the Versa 3, an updated version of their first expansion into the smartwatch market. I’ve been a user of several Fitbit devices, including both Versa trackers. Over the years, I’ve […]


Gadgets, News and Press, Products

Best Amazon Prime Day Smartwatch Deals: Apple Watch, Samsung Watch, Fitbit, Garmin and more

October 14, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

If you’re in the market for a smartwatch, now is the perfect time get one, as Amazon Prime Day enables some of the best deals on both smartwatches and other consumer electronics. Below are the best deals currently available on […]


News and Press

Google acquires Fitbit for $2.1 billion

November 1, 2019

Via: BGR

Google has really begun to focus more on hardware in recent years, which isn’t much of a surprise since it’s the only other company at the moment that’s capable of pulling off what Apple has. By controlling the hardware and […]


News and Press

Apple delivered half of the world’s smartwatches in 2018, but lost 10% market share

February 28, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

The advancements in technology have allowed smartwatches to have more powerful chips, bigger displays and better battery life. Naturally, all of those improvements made them more desirable for consumers and in 2018 the smartwatch market grew significantly. We have a […]


News and Press

Apple Watch, Fitbit could be hit with Trump’s tariffs on China-produced goods

July 20, 2018

Via: CNET

Gadgets like Apple Watches, Fitbit activity trackers and Sonos speakers could be impacted by $200 billion list of US tariffs on goods made in China, government rulings show. The rulings show that devices like these are considered data transmission machines […]


Gadgets, Products

Your fitness tracker knows too much about you

January 30, 2018

Via: Mashable

Where you jog, where you work, and, yes, where you sleep — all this and more is collected, aggregated, and analyzed by the companies behind the exercise apps on your smartphone and the devices you strap to your body. And […]


Gadgets, Tech

Woman’s Fitbit saves her life after it detected a strange change in her heart rate

April 6, 2017

Via: mashable

A fitness tracker could be more useful than just helping you shed weight — the data it’s collecting about your body could go as far as saving lives. 73-year-old Patricia Lauder from Connecticut noticed her Fitbit data was logging an […]


Gadgets, Products

30 of the best Fitbit bands and accessories for your fitness tracker

March 22, 2017

Via: Tech Radar

You’ve decided on a Fitbit, but that’s not the end of it. There are a selection of accessories and bands you can buy to pimp up your new fitness tracker. We all want something that feels a bit more personal, […]


Gadgets

Apple may be the biggest watch maker, but Fitbit and Xiaomi are bigger wearable makers

May 17, 2016

Via: Phone Arena

Smartwatches are arguably more useful than a plain fitness wearable (depending on how useful you find it to not need to take your phone from your pocket), but smartwatches are also obviously much more expensive overall, so it probably shouldn’t […]


Gadgets

Best Fitbit to buy: Here’s what our editors are using!

March 3, 2016

Via: CrackBerry

Fitbit is one of the most popular wearables on the planet. Here’s what the Mobile Nations editor’s wear, and why. There are lots of reasons to get a Fitbit. More than just a fitness-focused wearable, it comes a whole social […]


Gadgets

Fitbit announces Windows 10 universal app with enhanced features

August 17, 2015

Via: itCurated

Fitbit leads the activity tracker market and offers one of the most comprehensive databases available to help you log, track, and analyze your fitness data. Yesterday, Fitbit announced the Fitbit for Windows 10 universal application. Fitbit has a fantastic modern […]


Gadgets

In Depth: Best Fitbit: How to pick the one that’s right for you

July 4, 2015

Via: itCurated

  The world of wearable technology is forever growing and that’s particularly noticeable when you look at just how many different trackers Fitbit alone offers. Fitbit is one of the most well-known names in the fitness tracking world, which is […]


Gadgets

Fitbit Charge HR Review: This Is The One You Want

February 4, 2015

Via: Brent Rose

Fitbit is such a tease. In October, the company announced three new fitness trackers just in time for the holiday gift-giving season—but decided not to ship two of them till 2015. Well, having now spent time with the Charge, Charge […]