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Study Finds Fitness Trackers Might Not Be As Effective As We Think

09/21/2016, Fitness trackers are meant to help people with their fitness. By providing them a way to keep track of their fitness, the hope is that by showing progression, like the number of calories burnt, how long it takes before hitting a certain heart rate, the...

Microsoft Band Series Of Fitness Wearables Could Be Discontinued

09/14/2016, The original Microsoft Band was an unexpected surprise from Microsoft, and it also proved to be rather popular. Then last year we were treated to the Microsoft Band 2, and now that we’re in 2016, does this mean we can expect to see the Microsoft Band 3?...

Jabra Unveils Elite Sport Wireless Earbuds With Fitness Tracking

09/02/2016, Headphones were designed to do one thing, and that is transmit audio. However these days with there being so many devices for separate activities, it can be overwhelming, which means if you wanted music and track your fitness at the same time, you’d...

TomTom Touch Wearable Can Provide Body Composition Analysis

09/01/2016, Pretty much any decent fitness tracker you buy these days has the ability to track stats such as distance, speed, calories, or in some cases even your location if there is GPS built into it. Some trackers even come with a heart rate monitor so you can...

Garmin Forerunner 35 Smartwatch Announced

09/01/2016, When it comes to the wearables scene, Garmin has been making decent strides and if you’re after a wearable with a built-in heart rate monitor, you’re in luck as Garmin has taken the wraps off their latest gadget: the Garmin Forerunner 35 which like we...

Xiaomi’s Huami Brand Launches The Amazfit Smartwatch

08/30/2016, One of the reasons why Xiaomi has managed to grab themselves a hefty chunk of the wearables market is because their Mi Bands have been priced very competitively, at least compared to the competition. Recently the company’s sub-brand Huami has launched...

ITC Judge Rules Fitbit Did Not Steal Jawbone’s Trade Secrets

08/23/2016, Prior to smartwatches becoming so popular, Fitbit and Jawbone were some of the more prominent brands around when it came to wearables, although from what we can tell, Fitbit has clearly pulled ahead of the competition since. That being said, Jawbone is...

Acer Might Have A Gaming Smartwatch & Fitness Band In The Works

08/23/2016, Are you in the market for a gaming smartwatch? Yea, we’re not really sure what that might entail, but according to a report from DigiTimes who cites the Economic Daily News, it would seem that Acer has a high-end gaming smartwatch in the works that they...

Alleged Images Of The Fitbit Charge 2 & Flex 2 Leaked

08/17/2016, While companies like Apple and Xiaomi are certainly making some headway on the wearables scene, last we checked, Fitbit was still king. In fact if you prefer Fitbit’s offerings more so than others, you might be interested to learn that the company has a...

Microsoft Will Be Shutting Xbox Fitness Down

06/27/2016, In case you didn’t know, Microsoft had a feature for the Xbox called Xbox Fitness. Basically it was meant to provide gamers on the Xbox a way to work out, and in some cases it took advantage of the Kinect to track your progress/form. It even came with...

Newer Microsoft Band 2 Units Reportedly Have Thicker Bands

06/23/2016, Last year Microsoft updated its fitness tracker the Microsoft Band with a newer mode, the Microsoft Band 2. Sure, it came with improvements and whatnot, but it seems that one of the major complaints that users of the device have is the quality of the band...

Jawbone Denies They Are Exiting The Fitness Tracker Market

05/31/2016, Last week it was reported that Jawbone had stopped production of their UP fitness trackers, and that all remaining inventory had been sold off to third-party companies. With such a drastic move, it was easy to assume that this meant that Jawbone was...