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Fitbit Surge goes multi-sport with update for cycling tracking

Fitbit Surge goes multi-sport with update for cycling tracking

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Fitbit has announced an update for its Surge activity tracker that will allow it to track cycling data, making it a multi-sport device. The Fitbit Surge already has a built-in heart rate monitor as well as GPS for true sports tracking. Now, by adding... >>

Microsoft Band coming to UK 15 April: We have a play with one of the first in the country

Microsoft Band coming to UK 15 April: We have a play with one of the first in the country

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Microsoft is finally ready to expand the reach of its fitness tracker and smartband to outside of North America, with the UK the next country to get the device. And because the Microsoft Band has been updated a few times since launch, adding new features... >>

Microsoft Band's first major update brings predictive keyboard, web dashboard, and more

Microsoft Band's first major update brings predictive keyboard, web dashboard, and more

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Microsoft just made Microsoft Band more useful. Microsoft Band is a fitness band. Microsoft released it in the US last October for $199, but only now has it delivered the first major software update alongside a developer preview SDK that will allow app... >>

Misfit Flash makes fitness and sleep tracking accessible to everyone, priced under £50

Misfit Flash makes fitness and sleep tracking accessible to everyone, priced under £50

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Misfit, the wearable devices company behind the previously released Shine, has introduced a new fitness and sleep tracker that costs less than many on the market, yet remains fully featured. The Misfit Flash costs a penny shy of £50 and, like the Shine,... >>

Jawbone Up data reveals 2014 South Napa earthquake kept many people up all night

Jawbone Up data reveals 2014 South Napa earthquake kept many people up all night

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Jawbone has shared the sleeping patterns of some Up wearers directly affected by the 2014 South Napa earthquake that occured on Sunday morning, indicating the power of wearables when used for informational purposes and not just fitness tracking.  On... >>

Toshiba enters the activity tracker race with smartband offering 2-week battery

Toshiba enters the activity tracker race with smartband offering 2-week battery

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The wearable tracker market is really taking off and now Toshiba has joined it with its first activity tracker, the WERAM1100. Putting the not-so catchy name aside this band could still compete against the big players despite being late to the race for... >>

Star.21, the fitness band that turns training into a game

Star.21, the fitness band that turns training into a game

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Oaxis, a tech company based in Singapore, has opened a round of crowdfunding on Pozible for a fitness band it claims will change your health and training habits by turning daily exercise and activities into a game. The Star.21, which will cost $95 (£55)... >>

Adidas continues journey into wearables territory with miCoach Fit Smart training device

Adidas continues journey into wearables territory with miCoach Fit Smart training device

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Adidas has announced an addition to its wearables range that so far has been restricted to the miCoach Smart Run fitness watch. The Adidas miCoach Fit Smart is slightly more than a fitness band, such as the Nike+ FuelBand, but keeps a tight focus on the... >>

At last, activity trackers that measure calories in any food are almost here

At last, activity trackers that measure calories in any food are almost here

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Imagine not only tracking calories burned, using an activity tracker, but also calories eaten. It would make staying healthy and maintaining a stable weight much easier. And it's nearly here. Scientists at GE Labs in New York are currently perfecting... >>

LG Lifeband Touch and Heart Rate Earphones to hit UK in April, company confirms

LG Lifeband Touch and Heart Rate Earphones to hit UK in April, company confirms

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LG has revealed to Pocket-lint that its Lifeband Touch fitness and lifestyle tracker and the supporting Heart Rate Earphones will be released in the UK and Europe in April. Previously, the company has only ever said "first half of 2014". We were told... >>