smartwatches
Fitbit’s Smartwatch Will Apparently Arrive in Time for Christmas

Do you care about smartwatches? Does anyone you know care about smartwatches? Fitbit really hopes so because it's still moving ahead with its previously announced smartwatch, which is now due to arrive in time for Christmas. Read More >>

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How Smart Watches Might Actually Improve Your Health

If you sacrifice style to strap a clunky Apple Watch or Fitbit to your wrist, one of the tradeoffs is supposedly the ability to better monitor your health. But so far, the health benefits of tracking your step count or heart rate are mostly unproven. In fact, some research has suggested the benefits are actually nil. Read More >>

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Fitbit Explodes on Woman’s Wrist, Because Catastrophic Failure Is Always an Option

Are you reading this on a smartphone, tablet, or laptop? Yes? Cool. That glowing misery rectangle has the capacity to explode the same way Milwaukee woman Dina Mitchell’s Fitbit Flex 2 did last week. Any lithium-based rechargeable battery can. It’s just extremely unlikely. Read More >>

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Fitbit Is Reportedly Making Another Ugly Smartwatch

Last year, Fitbit inflicted upon us, the public at large, the ugliest smartwatch from a company that should know better. The Fitbit Blaze had great battery life and... that was it. Then, late last year, Fitbit acquired a lot of tech and assets from Pebble, the lauded smartwatch company that found itself murdered by the public’s distinct lack of interest in smartwatches. Read More >>

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Fitbit Alta HR Is the Best Fitness Tracker for Normal People

Let’s face it, the world of fitness trackers has plateaued. Most people who want a fitness tracker already have one, and more than a few of us have old trackers shoved away in a drawer, useless because the charging cable mysteriously disappeared, or because the company who made it decided it didn’t care anymore and killed the software (RIP Nike FuelBand). Read More >>

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Fitbit Finally Made A Good Looking Heart Rate Tracker

Last year, Fitbit released the Fitbit Alta, a fitness tracker with more features than the Fitbit Flex, but with a consideration for fashion and design that you don’t see with some of Fitbit’s other offerings. Read More >>

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What Fitbit Paid for Pebble Is Undeniably Sad

One of the biggest reasons Pebble was a damn fine smartwatch was its entirely reasonable price. Back in December, the Kickstarter success story sold off its assets to Fitbit and was promptly shut down. Today, we learned how much it was sold for and it seems those low, low prices continued into its demise. Read More >>

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The Best Fitness Trackers to Help You Achieve Your Fitness Resolutions

A brand new year is upon us, and with it comes everyone attempting their own personal New Year's resolutions. Lots of people tend to opt for the business of dieting or getting fit, and thankfully there is tech to help you out along the way. Particularly if physical fitness is your main end goal. Read More >>

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Pebble Is Dead, and Its Customers Are Completely Screwed

Pebble, one of the best-known smartwatch brands, is dead. Rumours about the company’s demise have been swirling since The Information reported a potential Fitbit buyout last week. Today in a post on Kickstarter, Pebble confirmed that Fitbit was acquiring “key Pebble assets” and that Pebble would “no longer be operating as in independent company.” Read More >>

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Fitbit in Talks to Buy and Kill Pebble

Outside of big brands like Apple and Samsung, there are only two companies that really define wearables: Pebble and Fitbit. Fitbit is the hugely successful fitness tracker brand that’s been struggling to make a device that isn’t just long-lasting and great at tracking steps, but as functional as an Apple Watch. Pebble is the smartwatch brand that’s built such a device. According to a report from The Information, these two companies are about to join forces, with Engadget reporting that Fitbit will be buying Pebble for $34 million to $40 million. Read More >>

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Huawei Fit Gives Fitbit a Run For Its Money

The smartwatch and fitness tracker markets might be in a race to the bottom, but that hasn’t stopped Huawei, the Chinese phone maker, from tossing a watch-shaped tracker into the ring. It’s an interesting tack for a company known primarily for its phones. The Huawei Fit looks like the Pebble Round smartwatch, functions like a Fitbit Charge, and costs less than both. Read More >>

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The Fitness Tracker Fad Appears to Be Dying

It looks like the fitness tracker fad may finally be coming to an end. After years of being the dominant health-tracking gadget, Fitbit is bracing for major headwinds as it marches into the Christmas season. Read More >>

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Fitbit Charge 2 is the Best Fitness Tracker

Fitbit is quickly becoming the biggest name in fitness trackers, but its popularity hasn’t come without a few hurdles. With the Fitbit Charge 2, we finally get a device that’s polished enough to justify the hype. Read More >>

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Fitbit Finally Updated Its Very Best Trackers

The Fitbit Charge HR is a very good fitness tracker. One might argue, and we certainly have, that it’s the best fitness tracker available. But the Fitbit Charge HR is nearly two years old, and has been plagued by issues over the last year. It’s time for a refresh and a refinement. The Fitbit Charge 2 looks like its solving all the problems of the original. Read More >>

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7 Fitbit Features You Need to Unlock

Fitbits are a great way to track your activity and encourage yourself to get off the sofa. Now, popular web service IFTTT (If This Then That) is getting in on the action. Here’s how you can use IFTTT to plug fitness data from any Fitbit into a host of other services and apps. Read More >>