As some of you may know, I’m not only a tech lover — I’m also a big fitness enthusiast. Therefore, the idea of a fitness tracker — which combines tech and fitness into a single product — seems right up my alley. Getting all your biometrics right on your wrist and seeing your progress charted over time is like something from a superhero movie. … [Read more...] about Do fitness trackers really work? Probably, but it’s not as simple as you think!
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Although the Versa was the highlight of Fitbit's hardware event this past March, the company also used it to announce Ace — its first fitness tracker designed specifically for kids. A little less than three months since it was announced, the Ace is now available for purchase around the globe. If the Ace looks similar to past Fitbit products, that's because it's … [Read more...] about Fitbit’s Ace fitness tracker for kids is now available for $99.95
Fitbit has been around for years, sitting at the top of its activity tracking class smugly watching as its competitors hope to raise the same sort of brand awareness. For many, a fitness band is simply called "a fitbit", such has the impact been of this company.Chances are if you are reading this feature, you too have heard of it. The problem you have probably since found … [Read more...] about Best Fitbit fitness tracker: Which Fitbit is right for you?
Asus has been perusing the World Health Organization’s statistics, noticing that one in five people now suffer from high blood pressure, complications from which account for 9.4 million deaths worldwide. So the tech company is doing something to address that by introducing its new VivoWatch BP, a modern take on the typically cumbersome and immobile blood pressure monitors … [Read more...] about The Asus VivoWatch BP is light for a blood pressure monitor, chunky for a fitness tracker
Soldiers have been warned of the "clear risk" fitness trackers and location sharing apps present to military security after the fitness app Strava leaked the locations of secret military bases. Strava, an app that lets users record and compare runs and cycles, released a "heat map" of user data, showing routes where users had run while using the app around the world. … [Read more...] about MoD warns soldiers of ‘clear risk’ from tracking workouts on Strava fitness app
A new update has released for the Samsung Gear Fit 2 and Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro that brings several new features and user interface adjustments to the wearables.The most notable inclusions here are the new weight management and fitness program functions. Managing weight is one of the more difficult aspects of getting fit and this implementation looks to help by counting … [Read more...] about Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro update adds some clever fitness tricks
March 26, 2018 - Written By Alexander Maxham A slimmer, more modern-looking smartwatch from Fitbit that still tracks all of your fitness activity.Fitbit announced its second smartwatch, post-Pebble acquisition, earlier this month, in the new Versa. This is a much smaller footprint than the Ionic that Fitbit debuted last year, and it shows. For one, the battery life is a day … [Read more...] about Fitbit Versa Review: A Fitness Smartwatch For Everyone
March 13, 2018 - Written By Daniel Golightly Fitbit has revealed three new products today, two wearables and a new app enhancement for its users, with the goal of helping them track and manage their health. The new lineup includes a fitness wearable for everybody called Fitbit Versa, a children’s wearable called Fitbit Ace, and an app feature the company calls … [Read more...] about Fitbit Launches Versa & Kids-Oriented Ace Fitness Trackers
Fitbit is introducing its first fitness band dedicated for kids ages eight and up. The Fitbit Ace is basically an adapted version of the Fitbit Alta, with a smaller, adjustable band to fit tinier wrists and a revised software to remove data that may not be as relevant to younger users, such as calories burned. Parents will be required to make an account for children aged 12 and … [Read more...] about Fitbit Ace is the company’s first fitness band for kids
It’s no secret Fitbit was gunning for some of the Apple Watch’s growing market when it released the Ionic last year – its first attempt at a proper smartwatch. By all indications it was a only a mild success, so now the company is at it again with the new Fitbit Versa. So how do you better compete against the Apple Watch? You can bring down the price, for one … [Read more...] about Fitbit’s new Versa is a $199 fitness tracker for the Apple Watch crowd