Fitbit recently launched its cheapest fitness tracker yet. However, it won’t be available to the consumer market, but users can get it through insurance providers and employers.
Wearable Tech February 11, 2019
In a new survey, experts revealed the top 20 big fitness trends for 2019. Although wearable technology dropped to no. 3 for 2018, it is now back to the no. 1 spot for 2019 while group training and HIIT rank second and third respectively.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 4, 2019
Fitbit announced a kid-focused fitness tracker back in March, and now it's finally on sale. Here's what it has to offer, how much it costs, and where to get it.
Gadgets June 13, 2018
Reviews on the $200 Fitbit Versa have started coming in, giving customers a better idea of what to expect from the Fitbit Ionic successor. Does the device live up to its billing as an Apple Watch challenger?
Wearable Tech March 27, 2018
Fitbit unveiled the Fitbit Ace, a fitness tracker created for kids of ages 8 years old and up. The device, which will remind children of their daily fitness goals, is now up for preorders at $99.95 each.
Wearable Tech March 14, 2018
Fitness tracker app Strava, through its Global Heat Map, gave away the locations of secret U.S. military bases and facilities around the world. The freely accessible online map also shows the activity on the locations for an over two-year period.
Security January 28, 2018
Images of a powered on Xbox Watch prototype have surfaced, offering a glimpse into Microsoft's early work on wearable devices. The project was shelved to make way for the Microsoft Band line of fitness trackers, which was also eventually canceled.
Microsoft January 22, 2018
Amazon announced a new Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit, which will make its digital assistant available on the go. Alexa will hit smartwatches, headphones, fitness trackers, and more wearables this year.
Wearable Tech January 6, 2018
Jawbone, once a formidable name in the wearable technology landscape, will reportedly soon shut down entirely after a series of company struggles. The CEO, however, has already launched what appears to be its successor, Jawbone Health Hub.
Business Tech July 7, 2017
Recent study reveals that fitness wearables do not accurately track burned calories during physical activities. Is it still worth it to rely on fitness trackers?
Feature | Health May 26, 2017
When you run more, chances are high that your friends will run more, too. A new global study revealed that running is socially contagious and can influence your peers in a social network.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 20, 2017
Your favorite wristband fitness tracker may not have a completely reliable heart rate monitor, a new study finds. However, although the monitor's readings are altered while you exercise, you can still use the tracker to keep in shape.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 12, 2017
The O'We smartwatch features a UV tracker that helps users get the perfect amount of sunshine every day for optimal sun exposure. The gadget is perfect for sun and outdoor lovers.
Wearable Tech March 19, 2017
Fitbit has introduced its new Alta HR smartwatch. The company claims that it is the world’s slimmest fitness wristband with continuous heart rate sensor and sleep monitoring capabilities.
Wearable Tech March 7, 2017
RUAWALK is the wearable that uses the beat of the music to help motivate users to walk.
Wearable Tech February 27, 2017
If you are interested in upgrading your current smartwatch or want to find the most awesome wearable ideal for your lifestyle, then take a look at our favorite smartwatches unveiled at CES 2017.
Fitness/Sports January 8, 2017
Projected growth of wearable devices plummeted from 60 percent year-over-year to 25 percent this year. Researchers singled out smartwatches as the devices suffering anemic sales performance due to redundant features and expensive prices.
Wearable Tech December 22, 2016
Fitbit has rolled out a new update for Charge 2 that adds functionalities aplenty, some of which users have long pined for. The update is part of the Charge 2’s latest firmware, which is available now.
Wearable Tech December 22, 2016
The Samsung Gear Fit 2's new firmware update will significantly improve the wearable's precision and tracking smarts. These are complemented by new features that require less input from users, allowing uninterrupted workouts.
Wearable Tech November 25, 2016
As the Huawei Fit begins to roll out in the United States, early reviews are trickling in. There are standout features that impressed a few watchers but are these enough to make up for several weaknesses?
Wearable Tech November 3, 2016
The Misfit Phase, a new analog watch from Misfit, comes with fitness tracking capabilities. It will be released this fall with a starting price of $175.
Wearable Tech October 18, 2016
Walking has long been considered as a great form of physcal activity. If you’re having trouble meeting the 10,000-step requirement, researchers want you to keep this in mind: less can be more.
Healthy Living/Wellness October 17, 2016
Apple is set to release Apple Watch Nike+ editions of its latest smartwatch on Oct. 28. It will feature a more rugged design and exclusive Nike+ software geared for fitness-minded consumers.
Wearable Tech October 14, 2016
Leaked images show the purported Microsoft Band 3 prototype. Except for the clasp, there appears to be few changes when compared with the design language of the Band 2.
Microsoft October 13, 2016
The first Pebble 2 reviews are in, so let's see what critics think about this affordable gadget that tries to combine smartwatch and fitness tracking functionality without compromising battery life.
Wearable Tech October 5, 2016
Keeping motivated and engaged in exercise or physical activity is all important. This is where fitness trackers help as they keep track on steps taken, heart rate and even provide motivation, but all are not created equal.
Wearable Tech September 28, 2016
Fitbit Charge 2 comes with classic functions of the popular fitness tracker line and introduces new features such as a more refined design, bigger OLED screen and smarter PurePulse technology. The device uses the same heart rate sensor outfitted in the Charge HR.
Wearable Tech September 27, 2016
The Apple Watch Series 2 features several enhancements over its predecessor. We take a look at the top 5 features, which make the wearable worth the buy.
Apple September 24, 2016
Researchers found that wearing an activity tracker does not necessarily motivate people to increase their fitness regimen, and may even prevent them from losing weight.
Healthy Living/Wellness September 20, 2016
Apple Watch Series 2 rolled out and the new iteration of the wearable is aimed at a very specific demographic. The Apple Watch 2 is packed with features that make it a good smartwatch and a great fitness tracker.
Wearable Tech September 14, 2016
South Korean health care technology company Welt spun-off from Samsung and launched a Kickstarter campaign for its WELT smart belt. The WELT provides real-time waistline measurements and tracks footsteps, inactivity and even overeating.
Wearable Tech September 5, 2016
A judge for the United States International Trade Commission has ruled that Fitbit did not steal trade secrets from Jawbone. Despite the claim, the rival fitness tracker companies will continue their legal battle.
Business Tech August 24, 2016
McDonald's has removed fitness trackers from Happy Meals, marking yet another setback as the burger chain tries to brand itself as a healthy fast-food joint.
Healthy Living/Wellness August 18, 2016
The popular running and cycling app Strava announced a new premium feature called Beacon that allows the user to share their location in real-time with any three contacts.
Apps/Software August 4, 2016
As one study reports, your smartwatch and fitness tracker can easily give away your ATM PIN based on your hand movements. Wearable technology has become so commonplace these days that the potential for hacking is just too obvious.
Wearable Tech July 8, 2016
Wearable devices can be great allies for your fitness routine, but they could also track and disclose your sensitive info. Those sophisticated tracking sensors? They can also track your ATM PIN.
Wearable Tech July 7, 2016
BioRing is the new health and fitness wearable worn on a user’s finger that tracks and monitors calories, including protein and carb metrics, exercise, sleep, stress, hydration and heart health.
Wearable Tech June 30, 2016
The latest wearable from Samsung, the Gear Fit 2 fitness tracker, which launched on June 3, is now available for preorder in the U.S. The wearable is priced at $179.99 and can be preordered online from Amazon, B&H Photo, Samsung and Best Buy.
Wearable Tech June 10, 2016
LifeBEAM launched the AI-powered Vi fitness trainer on Kickstarter and the project has already surpassed the target fund. LifeBEAM is expected to start delivery of the Vi in December this year.
Wearable Tech June 5, 2016
Samsung and Xiaomi recently launched their latest fitness activity trackers. We compared and contrasted the Gear Fit 2 and the Mi Band 2, so you know what purchase is right for you.
Wearable Tech June 3, 2016
Xiaomi officially unveiled its sleek new Mi Band 2, just as promised. Boasting an OLED display, upgraded algorithms and other neat specs and features, the affordable fitness tracker is bound to make some waves.
Wearable Tech June 2, 2016
The Vívosmart HR+ is designed to keep track of users' heart rates and movement while simultaneously using GPS.
Wearable Tech May 16, 2016
Samsung is rolling out the Charm fitness tracker to 'select markets' across the globe, and that means it could pop up at a store near you.
Wearable Tech May 15, 2016
Xiaomi announced to fans of its affordable fitness wristbands that the Mi Band 2 is coming their way. The company's CEO Lei Jun himself confirmed that the new fitness tracker will hit the shelves really soon.
Wearable Tech May 13, 2016
While other fitness apps rely heavily on information reported by users, Sweatcoin cross-checks activity and location data to verify steps taken.
Apps/Software May 5, 2016