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Jawbone Reportedly Stops Production Of Their UP Fitness Trackers

05/27/2016, In the early days of fitness-related wearables, both Jawbone and Fitbit were competing head-to-head, but over time Fitbit pulled ahead leaving Jawbone behind. There have been reports that Jawbone isn’t doing so well, which is why it doesn’t come as a...

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 Will Go On Sale June 7

05/26/2016, In April, Xiaomi’s CEO uploaded a photo of himself wearing the Mi Band 2, the successor to the original Mi Band whose affordable price tag and straightforward usage allowed the Chinese company to quickly establish a strong foothold in the wearables...

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Features And Design Confirmed In Leaked Manual

05/26/2016, Last month photos leaked online which showed off a couple of gadgets that Samsung could be announcing. The leaked gadgets included the Samsung Gear Fit 2 and the Gear IconX. Now for those wondering how accurate those photos are, it seems that Samsung...

Original LG G Watch Will Not Get Android Wear 2.0

05/25/2016, During Google I/O, the company announced the next major update to their Android Wear platform in the form of Android Wear 2.0, which from what we can tell is the platform’s biggest update so far, although that’s not really saying much since Android...

These Smart Glasses Are What The US Olympic Cycling Team Uses

05/25/2016, Given the competitive nature of sports, it is natural that athletes are always trying to look for (legal) advantages that would give them the edge over another athlete. Now if you are particularly competitive and you enjoy cycling, you might be interested...

Pebble 2, Pebble Time 2 And Pebble Core Announced

05/24/2016, We reported yesterday that Pebble was counting down to an announcement due today and it was expected that the company would unveil new devices, which is what it has done. Pebble has announced the Pebble 2, Pebble Time 2 and Pebble Core wearable devices...

Pebble Counting Down To An Announcement Due Tomorrow

05/23/2016, It makes sense for Pebble to put up a countdown timer when it wants you to pay attention to an announcement that it’s about to make, it is the business of making smartwatches after all. The company has put up a countdown timer on its website...

Lawsuit Alleges That Fitbit’s Heart Rate Data Is Inaccurate

05/22/2016, If you’re looking for a wearable to measure your heart rate, the best option right now seems to be a chest strap, like the Polar H7. However if the idea of wearing a device strapped to your chest all day long isn’t appealing, there are plenty of...

The BACtrack Skyn Is A Wearable That Measures Your Blood Alcohol

05/22/2016, Breathalyzers aren’t new, although they have evolved to the point where you could easily strap one onto your phone for a mobile portable version. However what if you wanted to measure your blood alcohol levels throughout the day for some kind of medical...

This Wearable Will Shock You If You Spend Too Much Money

05/19/2016, We know how it is. Your salary comes in and suddenly your bank account that looked miserable a week ago suddenly seems full and happy, and so begins your spending spree. Before you know it, you’re back to where you were the month before. The good news...

This Soft Exosuit Could Soon Be Making Its Way To Market

05/18/2016, When you think of exosuits, you might be thinking of contraptions that are big and bulky. For the most part that is usually true as we have seen in the past, but you might recall that a couple of years ago, researchers at the Wyss Institute for...

PornHub Gets Into The Fitness Wearable Game With ‘BangFit’

05/18/2016, Any physical activity you perform will result in you burning calories. It’s just that there are some activities that will be more effective at burning off calories than others, hence the debate between cardio and weight training, and we suppose if it...

Android Wear 2.0 Is The Platform’s Biggest Update To Date

05/18/2016, Google has pushed out various updates to its Android Wear platform over the past couple of years since it was announced, but it looks like this year during Google I/O, the company has announced Android Wear 2.0 which safe to say is its biggest update to...

Future Fitbit Trackers May Let You Pay For Things

05/18/2016, The idea behind fitness trackers is that users have to keep wearing them all the time so that they can get data about their exercise sessions, calories burned throughout the day, stairs claimed and even track their heart rate. If Fitbit’s latest...