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IDC Predicts Wearables Market To Grow By 173.3% In 2015

06/18/2015, According to an earlier report, it has been estimated that Apple has sold as many as 2.8 million Apple Watches. This is a huge number and is no doubt greater than all the Android Wear devices that were shipped in 2014. That being said, the IDC has...

Microsoft & TaylorMade Wants To Up Your Golf Game

06/18/2015, Late last year Microsoft surprised us all when they announced the Microsoft Band, a simplistic fitness tracker that came with a heart rate sensor. Its $199 price tag made it a relatively affordable purchase which resulted in it being extremely popular to...

Fitbit Debuts On The Stock Market, Now Valued At Over $6 Billion

06/18/2015, As it stands, Fitbit is the current leader in the wearables market, although it appears that Xiaomi could be catching up, but in the meantime the company has recently made their debut on the stock market in the US where they held an IPO where their stocks...

Misfit Updates its Trackers With IFTTT & Harmony Integration

06/16/2015, Our fitness trackers can do more than just track our fitness. Thanks to developers and their creations, our wearables can also be used to control our smart home appliances, and the good news is that if you own a Misfit Flash tracker, you will be pleased...

Google Will Now Display Calories Of Fast Food In Search Results

06/16/2015, Have you ever wondered what is the nutritional information that goes into your favorite fast food burger? Sure, you could always surf on over to their website where they should have that information on hand, but as always Google is here to help simplify...

Xiaomi Has Shipped 6 Million Mi Bands To Date

06/15/2015, Xiaomi is a company that seems to compete purely on price alone. They make handsets that are extremely affordable, thus allowing them to appeal to emerging markets which in turn has given them the volume needed to catchup to the likes of Apple and...

Jawbone Hits Fitbit With A Second Lawsuit

06/10/2015, A couple of weeks ago, fitness wearable maker Jawbone filed a lawsuit against Fitbit, claiming that not only did they poach employees from Jawbone, but that these poachings were deliberate and that they were done with the intention to steal sensitive...

Xiaomi Mi Band Won’t Track Your Afternoon Naps

06/05/2015, Last year Xiaomi introduced the Mi Band fitness tracker. It is a simple tracker with standard features but what really set itself apart from the competition was its price, where it was priced at roughly $13 when it went up for sale, putting it head and...

Sony SmartBand 2 App Released Ahead Of Device’s Announcement

06/04/2015, Last year Sony launched their fitness tracker in the form of the Sony SmartBand. It is possible that Sony could follow up with a successor this year. In fact it was early this year that a potential successor in the form of the Sony SmartBand 2 was spotted...

Jawbone’s UP Fitness Trackers Return To The Apple Store

06/04/2015, Earlier this year for some reason or the other, Apple decided to remove several wearables from its store. This include the Nike FuelBand and some of Jawbone’s UP fitness trackers. It had been assumed at that time that it might have something to do with...

Xiaomi Is The World’s Second Largest Wearable Vendor

06/03/2015, When it comes to smartphones, Xiaomi appears to be catching up to giants such as Apple and Samsung which is impressive given that both Apple and Samsung have been in this game for a while, not to mention Xiaomi’s offerings are typically limited in Asia...

Fitbit Responds To Jawbone’s Lawsuit And Allegations

05/28/2015, According to a report from yesterday, fitness wearable maker Jawbone filed a lawsuit against their rival and competitor Fitbit. Basically Jawbone accused Fitbit of poaching their employees and that those employees who left the company took sensitive...