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Smartwatches Expected To Eventually Overtake Fitness Bands

02/04/2016, Smartwatches and fitness bands are two different types of wearables. Smartwatches can be thought of as more all-rounder devices, while fitness bands, as the name implies, is aimed more for fitness use. That being said, with smartwatches being able to do...

Your Fitness Tracker Could Have Security Flaws

02/03/2016, While a lot of emphasis and focus has been placed on security for smartphones and computers, when it comes to our wearables, not so much. Perhaps it is because the technology is still relatively new, or maybe because no one really thinks that biometric...

Microsoft Band 2 Update Adds Weight Tracking Capabilities

02/02/2016, Fitness bands are great if you’re trying to get in shape or better understand your body. They can track your calories, steps, distance, some even track your heart rate, sleep cycles and more. Now if you’re the proud owner of the Microsoft Band 2, you...

Google Will Shut Down “My Tracks” Fitness App

01/28/2016, We’re not sure how many of you guys knew, but back in 2009, Google launched a fitness tracking app called My Tracks. The basic idea of the app is to track your fitness, like speed, distance, elevation, and so on, especially when you’re out running,...

Flexible Sweat Sensors Will Help Monitor Your Bodily Fluids

01/27/2016, Right now fitness wearables can track a variety of things, like calories burnt, our heart rate, how far we’ve run, the number of steps we’ve taken, and etc. However in the future, don’t be surprised if your fitness wearables will soon be able to...

Consumer Reports Defends Fitbit’s Heart Rate Monitors’ Accuracy

01/24/2016, Earlier this month, wearables company Fitbit was hit with a lawsuit that alleges that the company’s heart rate monitors are inaccurate. This is a big deal the heart rate monitors are pretty much the main reason why many people are buying fitness bands...

Nadi Smart Yoga Pants Helps Correct Your Yoga Posture

01/21/2016, While there are plenty of videos available online to help you with yoga moves, it’s really quite hard to beat having an instructor there with you to point out your mistakes and to correct your posture. After all, if you’ve been practicing the wrong...

This Man’s Fitbit Captured His Heartbreak

01/20/2016, Breaking up sucks and the heartbreak that follows is worse, did you know that your heartbreak can actually be measured? Turns out it can, sort of. In a report from BuzzFeed News, they recently spoke to a certain Koby Soto who had recently broke up with...

Smartphone Accessory Scans Your Food To Count Its Calories

01/20/2016, When it comes to losing weight, exercise is just one side of it. Keeping a healthy diet is another side and as most health experts would agree, it is probably one of the biggest and most important sides. So to lose weight, the basic idea is to keep the...

This Lunchbox Helps Keep Track Of Your Calories

01/19/2016, Raise of hands for those who made it their 2016 New Year resolution to lose weight or to eat healthy. We’re sure many hands were raised, and if you’d like help to make sure you do keep to your goals, you might be interested in a lunchbox by the name...

$35,000 Fake Fitbits Seized By US Customs

01/13/2016, The next time you see a listing on eBay or Craigslist or a forum for a Fitbit device that’s too cheap to be true, it probably is. As much as we’d all love to get our hands on a good deal, sometimes this can also mean that we end up getting scammed,...

Apple Apparently Ramping Up Health Hires For Apple Watch 2

01/12/2016, Prior to the Apple Watch being launched, there were rumors to suggest that the Apple Watch will be a device packed with all kinds of health and fitness features that would put other wearables to shame. However, the end result was a smartwatch that did...

Polar Debuts Smart Polar Balance Weighing Scale

01/06/2016, [CES 2016] Weighing scales found in bathrooms are pretty common, but if you’d like to learn more about yourself than just your weight, a smart weighing scale might be in order and you will be pleased to learn that Polar has recently announced the Polar...