Spider-Man Garmin Vivofit Jr. 2 Is Aimed At Kids

Fitness trackers are great if you’re looking for a way to track your fitness activities. They can be used by people of all ages, although admittedly giving an Apple Watch to a kid might not be the best idea as they might damage it. However if you’d still like to equip your child with a fitness tracker, Garmin might have something for you.


John Hancock Life Insurance Accepts Activity Tracking As An Option

In the past we have seen how some insurance companies have actually encouraged their customers to use devices like the Apple Watch or Fitbit fitness trackers. They even offered customers incentives for meeting certain health/fitness goals. 


This Smart Mirror Puts A Personal Trainer In Your Home

We’ve seen how many household objects have been made smarter over the years. The humble mirror is one of them where we have seen how some companies such as Lenovo and HiSense create mirrors that have the ability to be more than just a mirror, and can display additional information like the weather, news, and more.


Google Fit Gets A Brand New Design And Revamp

Just like Apple, Google has their own fitness/health app called Google Fit. It was launched in 2014 and now fast forward about 4 years later, it seems that Google has decided to give the app a brand new design along with a revamp of some of its functions and features, which according to Google was developed alongside the American Heart Association (AHA) and the World Health Organization (WHO).


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Apple Reportedly Developing Own Chips For Health Devices

Over the years we’ve seen how Apple has been creating separate processors for use in their devices. For example there is a separate processor designed to handle motion-based data, then there is also a chip that handles Bluetooth, then there is also a chip designed for security purposes, so to learn that Apple could be developing a new chip for health-based devices doesn’t come as a surprise.


Xiaomi Hey+ Fitness Tracker Launched

A few months ago, Xiaomi announced their latest wearable in the form of the Xiaomi Mi Band 3. If you thought that Xiaomi was going to wait until next year to debut another wearable, think again because the company has since launched another wearable called the Hey+ on Chinese crowdfunding website Youpin.


Alleged Fitbit Charge 3 Renders Leaked Ahead Of Announcement

In 2016, Fitbit announced the Fitbit Charge 2 which was the company’s latest fitness tracker for those who wanted to track their activity, but didn’t really see the need to get a smartwatch. Now it looks like Fitbit could be preparing a successor to the Charge 2 because according to Nieuwemobiel.nl, renders of the upcoming device have been leaked.


Lumen Will Help You Lose Weight By Measuring Your Breath

If you’re looking for a hi-tech way to lose weight, there are many options out there. For example many an Apple Watch owner have attributed the device to helping them lose weight. There are also other fitness trackers and apps designed to help users track their diets, exercise, and so on.


Nexus Is A Wearable That Tracks Weight & Strength Training

Fitness trackers are great if you’re looking to measure things like your heart rate, steps, distance walked/ran, calories, and also certain activities such as running, cycling, and swimming, and so on. However if you notice, most of these activities seem to be more cardio-focused.


Researchers Develop Wearable That Measures Your Cortisol Levels

The majority of fitness trackers offer pretty standard fitness tracking features, such as the steps we’ve taken, distance walked/run, calories burned, and heart rate. These are considered to be “basic” functions that most people would expect from such trackers, but it is possible that in the future our trackers could become more complex and better at gathering data.


Fitbit Ace Fitness Tracker For Kids Now Available

Fitness trackers such as those made by Fitbit are usually marketed towards teens or adults. However earlier this year the company announced the Fitbit Ace which is aimed towards kids. If you’re a parent who wouldn’t mind getting it for your child, then you’ll be pleased to learn that the Fitbit Ace is now available for purchase.


watchOS 5 Announced With New Walkie-Talkie Feature

At WWDC 2018 today, Apple officially announced the next major update that would be coming to the Apple Watch in the form of watchOS 5. As expected the update will focus a lot on new fitness related features and improvements, but there will also be some new features added that will be communications-based.


Smart Speakers Expected To Be More Popular Than Wearables This Year

Without a doubt smart speakers is the tech industry’s latest trend, where we’re seeing digital assistants such as Google Assistant and Siri move into devices that aren’t smartphones. In fact smart speakers appear to be so popular to the point where some have forecasted that they may very well overtake wearables in popularity this year.


Xiaomi Mi Band 3 Is Official, Will Be Priced At $26

Xiaomi had previously confirmed that the Mi Band 3 will be announced alongside the Mi 8, and sure enough it has. The Mi Band 3 is the company’s latest attempts at a fitness tracker and will bring about improvements from its predecessor, which we suppose is to be expected.