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HTC partners with Fitbit for fitness tracking on HTC One (M8)

HTC partners with Fitbit for fitness tracking on HTC One (M8)

By 25 March 2014

HTC didn't build its own fitness tracking software for the new HTC One. Instead, it partnered with Fitbit, a player already well established in the space.  The HTC One, available for purchase today, features the Fitbit app pre-loaded, so you won't have... >>

FitBit Force sales halted, recalled after causing skin irritation for some users

FitBit Force sales halted, recalled after causing skin irritation for some users

By 21 February 2014

FitBit announced on Friday that it will voluntarily recall its Force fitness tracker, following a "small number" of customers seeing skin irritation after normal use.  FitBit said a small percentage of Force customers reported the issue. However it... >>

Some Fitbit Force users are seeing a weird skin irritation forming

Some Fitbit Force users are seeing a weird skin irritation forming

By 15 January 2014

A "small number" of Fitbit Force customers are reporting an odd skin irritation after wearing the fitness tracker. The Fitbit Force is designed to be worn 24/7, even while sleeping, so it's definitely a cause for concern. The Consumerist was the first... >>

Movea G-series reference design claims 'most accurate' multisport wristband title

Movea G-series reference design claims 'most accurate' multisport wristband title

By 8 January 2014

Motion-sensing tech company Movea, wristband design firm Xm-Squared, and Bluetooth low rnergy-leader Texas Instruments are at the 2014 CES tradeshow in Las Vegas, where they have jointly demonstrated the G-series high-performance multisport wristband.... >>

Top 5 apps to turn your iPhone 5S into a fitness tracker

Top 5 apps to turn your iPhone 5S into a fitness tracker

By 30 December 2013

When Apple released the iPhone 5S in September, one of its main features was the new M7 processor. Separate from the main A7 CPU, the M7 processor's function is to collect sensor data from integrated accelerometers, gyroscopes and compasses. Essentially,... >>

Fitbit adds fitness tracking to its iPhone app, thanks to M7 processor

Fitbit adds fitness tracking to its iPhone app, thanks to M7 processor

By 30 December 2013

Fitbit updated its iPhone app on Monday to take advantage of the iPhone 5S M7 motion processor, much like the Nike+ Move app released earlier this year. The Fitbit update allows users to track their activity without Fitbit hardware, which costs about... >>

Fitbit Force official; tracks your movement and your sleep

Fitbit Force official; tracks your movement and your sleep

By 10 October 2013

Fitbit Force - yet another activity monitor that you wear on your wrist and you track what you are doing - has been announced. The new gadget ,which of course hopes to become the new must-have tool for sporty types, will cost $130 (£80) in the US when... >>

Fitbit Force promo images surface, showing off tracker's digital watch and altimeter

Fitbit Force promo images surface, showing off tracker's digital watch and altimeter

By 2 October 2013

Fitbit is allegedly ready to unveil a new version of its Flex tracking device, and it's called the Fitbit Force. Although Fitbit hasn't unveiled the Force yet, The Verge and Engadget have spotted some promo material and detailed a few of the features.... >>

Nike FuelBand, Jawbone Up, Fitbit Flex, Misfit Shine, Bowflex Boost: Which sports band to choose?

Nike FuelBand, Jawbone Up, Fitbit Flex, Misfit Shine, Bowflex Boost: Which sports band to choose?

By 22 August 2013

Finding the motivation to get off the comfy sofa and do some exercise is often hard to come by. A holiday or a shock from the scales might do the trick, but the classic "I'll do it tomorrow" is normally a far easier route. Then again, you might not have... >>

Whistle Activity Monitor offers wearable health tracking for dogs

Whistle Activity Monitor offers wearable health tracking for dogs

By 5 June 2013

Health tracking just took a turn for the weird, thanks to a new monitoring device for dogs. Whistle, a start-up that makes an on-collar fitness device for dogs, plans to start shipping its Whistle Activity Monitor for $99.95 (£65) this summer. It's... >>