By Stephen Silver Monday, August 20, 2018, 07:44 am PT (10:44 am ET) The latest "swim proof" version of the fitness tracker is set to launch in October at a $149.95 price point Fitbit Monday announced the Charge 3, the latest product in its Charge line of "swim proof" wrist-based fitness trackers. The new product, at $149.95, represents a cheaper competitor to the Apple … [Read more...] about Fitbit launches $150 Charge 3 fitness tracker with new design
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Interest in the budget friendly Xiaomi Mi Band 3 has been fervent after it launched earlier this year, and now the company has announced another wrist based device to go alongside it.The Xiaomi Hey+ has just been announced on a Chinese crowdfunding site called Youpin, but it has already reached its crowdfunding goal so will be produced and sold by the company.It has an … [Read more...] about Xiaomi has a new fitness tracker that has a larger display than the Mi Band 3
I’ve always thought fitness trackers are dumb. Often, they look cheap, tacky, and cheesy. In fact, they remind me more of those weird plastic bracelets kids were obsessed with in the 2000s than breathtaking pieces of tech. You know the ones I’m talking about: Blockchain and cryptocurrency news minus the bullshit. Visit Hard Fork. CLICK IT Well, I might have to … [Read more...] about The Motiv Ring is a fitness tracker for folks who hate fitness trackers
Huawei’s latest wearable is a bloody strange one. The TalkBand B5 is the fourth-generation of the Chinese giant’s fitness trackers, and like its predecessors, combines a conventional-looking wrist-worn screen with a bluetooth headset. So, you could be jogging in a park and get a call, and you’d just pop out the TalkBand B5 from its strap, and shove it into … [Read more...] about Huawei’s quirky TalkBand B5 combines a fitness tracker with a pop-out bluetooth headset
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!