Google To Acquire Fitbit For $2.1 Billion

For years, we have been hearing rumors that Google could be looking to make their own smartwatch. However, that has yet to materialize, but it looks like the company could be inching closer to making that a reality. This is because following the rumors, Google has officially acquired Fitbit for a whopping $2.1 billion.


Alphabet Could Be Considering Making A Bid For Fitbit

The wearable tech industry is a pretty crowded one and Fitbit has been an established player for quite a while now. However, it seems that maybe the company wasn’t doing as well as they would like because back in September, we have heard rumors that Fitbit could actually be looking to sell itself.


Fitbit Reportedly Exploring The Idea Of Selling Itself

Fitbit is a pretty well-established name in the wearables space, where the company made a name for themselves well before companies like Apple did. However, fast forward to today, it’s hard to deny the dominance that Apple has in the market, along with other companies such as Xiaomi whose incredibly-cheap Mi Band is also a force to be reckoned with.


Fitbit Launches The Aria Air, An Affordable Smart Scale

The concept of smart scales isn’t exactly new. In fact, if anything, we have to wonder why they weren’t created a lot sooner. That being said, Fitbit actually has created a couple of smart scales in the past in their Aria lineup, although they weren’t exactly cheap. However, if you are interested in such a device, you’re in luck.


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Fitbit Versa 2 Smartwatch Boasts A Five Day Battery Life

Just the other day thanks to a leak, we know that Fitbit has a new smartwatch in the works in the form of the Versa 2. We expected that there would be some kind of announcement made at IFA 2019, but it seems that the company was planning to announce it much earlier than that as they have since made it official.


Fitbit Versa 2 Leaked With Alexa And Spotify Integration

Fitbit, known for their fitness trackers, have been steadily making the transition to smartwatches. In fact, if you’re looking for a new smartwatch, a series of newly leaked photos obtained by TizenHelp have revealed the company’s next-gen smartwatch, which will apparently be the Fitbit Versa 2.


Fitbit Ace 2 Fitness Tracker For Kids Launched

If you’re looking to get your kids off the couch and get them to work out more, perhaps a fitness tracker could help with that. Last year Fitbit launched the Fitbit Ace which was an activity tracker designed for kids, and now it looks like come 2019, the company will be following up with a new model in the form of the Fitbit Ace 2.


Fitbit Versa Lite Edition, Inspire HR, Inspire Fitness Bands Launched

Fitness trackers and smartwatches are all the rage these days and if you’re in the market for a new fitness tracker, Fitbit will be more than happy to oblige as the company has recently announced a trio of wearables in the form of the Fitbit Versa Lite Edition, Inspire HR, and the Inspire fitness band.


Fitbit OS 3.0 Update Improves Third-Party App Support

Fitbit is rolling out a new version of its operating system today. Fitbit OS 3.0 is out for the Ionic and Versa watches starting today. It brings several improvements for the devices, including but not limited to additional support for third-party apps. In addition to supporting new third-party apps, the update allows for easier tracking of a few other health metrics.


Fitbit Data Used In Arrest Of Murder Suspect

Our fitness trackers and smartwatches can tell us a lot about ourselves, or in the case of Karen Navarra, the time she was murdered. A report from The New York Times has revealed that the Fitbit that Navarra was wearing could have been used to help lead law enforcement to her alleged murderer.


Fitbit Charge 3 Price And Release Date Confirmed

Fitbit announced its updated Charge 3 fitness tracker in August and it has now confirmed the price and release date for this product. Customers will be able to choose from two models. There’s the Core version and a Special Edition which comes with NFC that enables Fitbit Pay. Both models will be available for purchase later this week.


Some Fitbit Devices Have Stopped Syncing After Android 9.0 Update

While updates are great, sometimes it can cause unintended side-effects. Take for example the latest Android 9.0 Pie update which brings a ton of new features and improvements to the Android operating system, but like we said, it seems to have caused some issues, namely with Fitbit users.


Fitbit Launches Coaching Service To Help Achieve Fitness Goals

Fitbit makes some great products aimed at those who like to remain active and fit. The company has launched a new service today to appeal to a different set of customers. Fitbit Care is a new coaching service which will help users stay on course to achieve their fitness goals and help them get in shape. The service will connect them with coaches who will work with them throughout their […]


Fitbit Announces Charge 3, Confirms Price And Availability

There have been some leaks over the past few weeks which revealed that Fitbit has a new activity tracker in the pipeline. The company has officially announced it today. The Fitbit Charge 3 has been announced and it appears to be more than just a normal fitness tracker. The Charge series has been particularly successful for Fitbit and it will be hoping to do right by the fans who like […]