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Polar H10 Heart Rate Monitor Now Available For Purchase

03/15/2017, One of the benefits of a smartwatch is that it solves one of the problems when it comes to measuring one’s biometrics during a workout, and that is your heart rate. Prior to this, users had to rely on other devices such as a chest straps which isn’t...

Fitness Studio In The UK Emphasizes Use Of Wearables

03/10/2017, Wearable technology is currently a very popular device used by those who exercise. Whether you use it for running, weight training, swimming, there is bound to be a wearable for it. For the most part wearables are a personal thing, but over in the UK, a...

Jawbone Denies That They Are ‘Abandoning’ Their Customers

03/07/2017, For a while in the fitness tracking world, pretty much two companies were at the forefront battling it out with each other: Jawbone and Fitbit, although admittedly in recent times Fitbit has managed to pull ahead of the competition. In fact earlier this...

Fitbit Announces Their Latest Alta HR Fitness Tracker

03/06/2017, About a week ago it was leaked that Fitbit had a new fitness tracker in the works called the Fitbit Alta HR. Basically this seemed to be a slightly upgraded version of the current Fitbit Alta and the “HR” designation indication that it would come with...

Major League Baseball Approves Wearable That Can Be Used In Games

03/06/2017, In the past tracking the performance of athletes was a bit more complicated and harder than it is today. This is because today wearables have become a lot more accurate, a lot more accessible, and also a lot more affordable, which means that outfitting a...

Panasonic’s New Camera Tech Can ‘Read’ Your Heart Rate

02/28/2017, When it comes to measuring heart rate, usually the person getting measured will be required to wear some kind of attachment to their body. Whether it be more specialized equipment you find at hospitals, or a smartwatch that comes with a heart rate...

Fitbit Alta HR Could Be The Company’s Next Fitness Tracker

02/27/2017, If you’re looking forward to seeing what kind of new wearables Fitbit might be putting out next, especially after Fitbit’s acquisition spree that saw them snap up companies such as Pebble and smartwatch maker Vector, you might be interested to learn...

IBM’s Watson Can Now Be Used To Diagnose Heart Disease

02/22/2017, Because we are human, we aren’t perfect which means that sometimes in the medical profession, humans can overlook certain signs that could be a symptom of a larger problem. However thankfully with the advancement of AI and technology, perhaps missing...

Withings To Join Nokia For An Announcement At MWC 2017

02/22/2017, With the acquisition of Withings, it is clear that Nokia is no longer interested in being all about smartphones. For those unfamiliar, Withings is a company creates smart and connected devices for the home, such as a connected weighing scale, smart...

Samsung Files Trademark For ‘Gear Fit Pro’

01/27/2017, In terms of fitness trackers, Samsung has the Gear Fit 2. However it is possible that Samsung could have another fitness tracker in the works. In a recent sighting by Galaxyclub.nl (via SamMobile), the company has filed for a trademark for the name...

Samsung Launches An App To Help The Colorblind

01/20/2017, For those who are colorblind, they see the world differently than the rest of us. For example certain colors show up as different colors, which can be dangerous if you’re trying to identify medicine, food, or traffic lights. Not only is this dangerous,...

Researchers Develop A ‘Soft Robot’ That Helps Your Heart Beat

01/19/2017, We’ve seen how robots can be used in factories to automate tasks and lift heavy objects. We’ve also seen how it can be used to help humans move parts of their bodies that they can’t. We’ve also seen robots being used to educate kids on coding, so...

Your Smartwatch Can Tell When You’re About To Fall Sick

01/16/2017, Smartwatches are great for tracking your fitness, like your heart rate, how many steps you’ve walked, the number of calories you’ve burnt, distance you’ve run, and so on. However it seems that thanks to all the sensors built into smartwatches, they...