Latest Fitbit fitness tracker news

Got a kid? Fitbit's Ace fitness tracker for children is now available
Got a kid? Fitbit's Ace fitness tracker for children is now available By Maggie Tillman

Remember the Ace?Fitbit announced its first fitness band designed just children ages eight and up in March. It's basically a version of the Fitbit Alta that can track steps, active minutes, and hours slept. It can even send push notifications to get your... Read more

What is Fitbit Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?
What is Fitbit Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it? By Elyse Betters

Fitbit makes fitness trackers, and now, a full-fledged smartwatch that you can make payments with, thanks to a service called Fitbit Pay.Originally launched on the Fitbit Ionic - check out our full Fitbit Ionic review - and now on the Fitbit Versa,... Read more

Fantastic fitness tracker deal will get you a Fitbit Alta for £69
Fantastic fitness tracker deal will get you a Fitbit Alta for £69 By Chris Hall

If you're struggling to stay motivated and get in your daily steps, then you might be interested in this Fitbit Alta deal.The Fitbit Alta normally retails for £99.99, but is now priced at only £69.99 in the Amazon Easter sales, so you save yourself... Read more

Fitbit is adding women's health-tracking features to its app
Fitbit is adding women's health-tracking features to its app By Elyse Betters

Fitbit, a maker of popular activity trackers and the Ionic smartwatch, has introduced a number of new products, as well as revealed it will add women's health-tracking features to its platform.The company unveiled the Fitbit Versa sports watch, the Fitbit... Read more

Fitbit Versa is an affordable sporty smartwatch for complete lifestyle tracking
Fitbit Versa is an affordable sporty smartwatch for complete lifestyle tracking By Chris Hall

Fitbit has a new sportswatch, the Fitbit Versa. Adding to the company's line-up of sporty smartwatches, the new Fitbit Verso very much evolves what the Fitbit Ionic started. Although designed to the unisex, the new Fitbit Versa is a softer design than... Read more

Fitbit Ace fitness tracker lets children track activity, opens the door for Fitbit family fun
Fitbit Ace fitness tracker lets children track activity, opens the door for Fitbit family fun By Chris Hall

Fitbit has officially announced a fitness tracker for kids called the Fitbit Ace. The new tracker looks and acts like the Fitbit Alta, but in a smaller format for smaller wrists. It's really designed for kids aged 8 years and older, allowing them to... Read more

Fitbit tips and tricks: Get more from your Alta, Flex, Charge, Blaze, Surge and Ionic trackers
Fitbit tips and tricks: Get more from your Alta, Flex, Charge, Blaze, Surge and Ionic trackers By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit brings one of the best fitness platforms out there when it comes to presenting how much or how little you move in an easy-to-understand format. It not only delivers the data, but it does so in a simple and user-friendly way so you aren't swamped... Read more

Fitbit Charge 2 is only £99 for one of the best fitness trackers around
Fitbit Charge 2 is only £99 for one of the best fitness trackers around By Chris Hall

The Fitbit Charge 2 is one on the most popular models in the Fitbit range, bringing plenty of fitness to your wrist. Normally selling for around £139, the Fitbit Charge 2 is now £99. It was reduced for Cyber Monday to £99 and the price is fluctuating... Read more

Fitbit Ionic price reduction to £249 remains, save £50 on this smart fitness watch
Fitbit Ionic price reduction to £249 remains, save £50 on this smart fitness watch By Chris Hall

Fitbit's second attempt at a smartwatch - the Fitbit Ionic - had a Black Friday deal price of £249 - and that price has stayed now that the sales are over.That might bring this smart fitness watch a bit closer to your budget, a saving of £50 over the... Read more

Save £53 on a Fitbit Blaze smart fitness watch, now £107
Save £53 on a Fitbit Blaze smart fitness watch, now £107 By Max Langridge

If after Black Friday, you want to go from exercising your fingers searching for deals, to getting outdoors and doing some actual exercise, you may want to invest in a Fitbit Blaze, especially as Amazon has taken £53 off for Black Friday. That's right,... Read more

Fitbit redesigns its Wi-Fi smart scales, say hello to Aria 2
Fitbit redesigns its Wi-Fi smart scales, say hello to Aria 2 By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit has redesigned its Aria Wi-Fi scales, introducing the Aria 2 scales that bring improved accuracy, an improved display and easier setup.The Aria Wi-Fi scales first launched in 2010, tracking weight, body fat percentage, BMI and lean mass. They... Read more

Fitbit announces Alta HR for heart rate tracking in slim, stylish package
Fitbit announces Alta HR for heart rate tracking in slim, stylish package By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit has announced the Alta HR, bringing heart rate monitoring to last year's slim and stylish Alta fitness tracker.The new device introduces a slimmer and more compact version of the PurePulse technology found on the company's larger devices, such... Read more

Fitbit is on the verge of buying Pebble for $40 million
Fitbit is on the verge of buying Pebble for $40 million By Max Langridge

The Information has reported that smartwatch and fitness tracking specialist Fitbit is in the midst of a $40 million takeover of smartwatch maker Pebble. If the deal goes through, then Fitbit is said to receive all of Pebble's intellectual property and... Read more

Fitbit steps in the real world can step up your performance in NBA 2K17
Fitbit steps in the real world can step up your performance in NBA 2K17 By Max Langridge

Fitbit and 2K Games have announced a collaboration that will provide in-game rewards in NBA 2K17 for a healthy lifestyle when wearing a Fitbit fitness tracker. Which Fitbit is right for me? Gamers who manage to walk 10,000 steps a day will be rewarded... Read more

Fitbit Charge 2 and Fitbit Flex 2: Release date, specs, price and everything you need to know
Fitbit Charge 2 and Fitbit Flex 2: Release date, specs, price and everything you need to know By Britta O'Boyle

When it comes to activity tracking devices, Fitbit is a name many will recognise. The company already offers a huge number of options and they have just announced two more are on their way.There are currently eight devices in the Fitbit line-up comprising... Read more

Fitbit updates activity tracker lineup with new Charge 2 and Flex 2
Fitbit updates activity tracker lineup with new Charge 2 and Flex 2 By Elyse Betters

Fitbit promised the world it would introduce new devices this year. It's now unveiling two of them.The new Fitbit Charge 2 and Fitbit Flex 2 are activity-tracking wristbands. They are update models, actually. For instance, much like its predecessor, the... Read more

Leak shows Fitbit Charge 2 and Flex 2 in stunning detail
Leak shows Fitbit Charge 2 and Flex 2 in stunning detail By Cam Bunton

A new high-quality leak has shown off the unreleased Fitbit Charge 2 and Fitbit Flex 2. The images were published by TechnoBuffalo, and show the upcoming wearables in superb detail. The most interesting of the two new fitness-focused wearables is the... Read more

Your future Fitbit might include NFC payments
Your future Fitbit might include NFC payments By Chris Hall

Fitbit, the leading fitness wearable company, has announced that it has acquired Coin, who has a wearable payments system. You might not have thought that Fitbit was going to move in this direction, but future devices could well offer mobile payments. In... Read more

New Fitbit Alta brings personalisation options and reminder alerts
New Fitbit Alta brings personalisation options and reminder alerts By Luke Edwards

Fitbit, one of the original activity tracker brands, has announced its new Alta bracelet. This wearable is slimmer than most, offers personalisation and new features.Like most activity trackers the Alta will cover the basics like step tracking, calories... Read more

Fitbit goes fashionable with Blaze smart fitness watch
Fitbit goes fashionable with Blaze smart fitness watch By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit is no stranger to the activity tracking field with numerous devices in its portfolio including the popular Charge HR. Despite being excellent trackers though, none of the Fitbit models are what you would call pretty.Until now that is. The company... Read more

Target is giving all 335,000 US employees this fitness tracker for free
Target is giving all 335,000 US employees this fitness tracker for free By Elyse Betters

From now on, whenever you go into a Target in the US, you might notice the company's employees are all wearing the same activity tracker. That's because Target has just teamed up with Fitbit.Fitbit makes a variety of activity trackers for consumers, though... Read more

WIN: Fitbit Flex activity tracker and two IMAX tickets to see Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
WIN: Fitbit Flex activity tracker and two IMAX tickets to see Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation By Rik Henderson

As we celebrate the IMAX cinema release of Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Pocket-lint has a Fitbit Flex wireless activity tracker and sleep wristband to give away alongside a pair of tickets to see the film in IMAX’s immersive format at Cineworld.The... Read more

Fitbit Surge goes multi-sport with update for cycling tracking
Fitbit Surge goes multi-sport with update for cycling tracking By Luke Edwards

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 bike... Read more

Fitbit refresh: Surge, Charge and Charge HR put more monitoring on your wrist
Fitbit refresh: Surge, Charge and Charge HR put more monitoring on your wrist By Chris Hall

Fitbit has announced three new devices, the Fitbit Charge, Charge HR and Surge.The Surge is the new top-of-the-line, a fully-fledged sportswatch that offers so much more than just movement tracking. It's the most sophisticated Fitbit device so far and... Read more

Fitbit Surge leaks early with built-in GPS, heart rate sensor and more
Fitbit Surge leaks early with built-in GPS, heart rate sensor and more By Luke Edwards

The Fitbit Surge, the sports tracking company's latest hardware, has leaked onto an online store with specs that could set it above all others.Unlike previous Fitbit activity trackers, which relied heavily on step counting, the Surge appears to feature... Read more

Fitbit Charge and Charge HR fitness trackers possibly coming soon, reveals leak
Fitbit Charge and Charge HR fitness trackers possibly coming soon, reveals leak By Elyse Betters

Fitbit is getting ready to launch two new fitness trackers, it seems.According to Gizmodo, which received some marketing materials that revealed the fitness trackers, Fitbit is about to launch two models that are basically a newer version of its failed... Read more

Bondara SexFit, the FitBit for your bits
Bondara SexFit, the FitBit for your bits By Luke Edwards

Just when you thought fitness trackers had nothing left to track, Bondara has unleashed the SexFit that straps to your bits and measures your performance between the sheets.SexFit slips onto a gent's best friend much like a "cock ring". But rather than... Read more

Fitbit activity tracker app finally arrives for Windows Phone
Fitbit activity tracker app finally arrives for Windows Phone By Elyse Betters

Now Windows Phone users have no excuse to not stay fit: Fitbit has landed for Windows Phone 8.1 devices.The native Fitbit app looks just like the Android and iOS variations. You use it to connect your Windows Phone to Fitbit's Flex or One fitness devices... Read more

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 Jake Smith

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... Read more

Some Fitbit Force users are seeing a weird skin irritation forming
Some Fitbit Force users are seeing a weird skin irritation forming By Jake Smith

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... Read more

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

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.The... Read more

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 Jake Smith

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 $100... Read more

Fitbit Force official; tracks your movement and your sleep
Fitbit Force official; tracks your movement and your sleep By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

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 Elyse Betters

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.... Read more

Whistle Activity Monitor offers wearable health tracking for dogs
Whistle Activity Monitor offers wearable health tracking for dogs By Elyse Betters

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... Read more

Fitbit Flex fitness band now launched in UK, available to pre-order for £80
Fitbit Flex fitness band now launched in UK, available to pre-order for £80 By Rik Henderson

The Fitbit Flex fitness band has officially launched in the UK. It is available for pre-order from Amazon and Fitbit's own website for £79.99, considerably less than rival products who do the same thing.Pocket-lint went hands-on with the Flex at CES... Read more

Fitbit Flex fitness wristband now available for $100
Fitbit Flex fitness wristband now available for $100 By Jake Smith

The Fitbit Flex fitness wristband, unveiled at CES 2013, is now shipping to the public for $99.95 from the Fitbit online store. The Fitbit Flex comes at a time when wearable activity trackers are all the rage, with Nike and Jawbone also in the space. We... Read more

Fitbit Windows 8 app now available
Fitbit Windows 8 app now available By Rik Henderson

Fresh from releasing an Android application to sync with its fitness trackers, Fitbit has now added Windows 8 to the platforms it supports with dedicated software.The Fitbit Windows 8 app is now available on the Windows Store and can be used to analyse... Read more

Fitbit activity trackers now sync with Android too
Fitbit activity trackers now sync with Android too By Rik Henderson

Fitbit has released an Android version of its Fitbit activity tracker application that hooks up to a Fitbit One or Fitbit Zip device via Bluetooth 4.0.Previously available only on iPhone, the new app is only for Samsung Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II... Read more

Fitbit One and Fitbit Zip track and tally your walking on the cheap
Fitbit One and Fitbit Zip track and tally your walking on the cheap By Stuart Miles

Fitbit has announced the launch of two new tracking gadgets - the Fitbit One and the Fitbit Zip - as it continues to put up a fight against the Nike+ Fuel band.The Fitbit One is a small black tube that counts your daily step total, calories burnt, distance... Read more

Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale incoming: Get that beach bod now
Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale incoming: Get that beach bod now By Danny Brogan

Unveiled at CES, Fitbit’s Aria Scales, which posts information about your weight on to the internet, will be available for £99.99 from the end of May. Along with your weight, the Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale also monitors your body fat and BMI automatically... Read more

Fitbit Android App lets Google phone users now get fit too
Fitbit Android App lets Google phone users now get fit too By Stuart Miles

Fitbit, the digital pedometer that lets you track your fitness by steps taken, or flights of stairs climbed, has launched an Android app for Google phone fans to be able to see how much exercise they are doing.No longer just for iPhone fans, the new Fitbit... Read more

Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi scale shares weight with the web: Foursquare for fatties
Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi scale shares weight with the web: Foursquare for fatties By Ben Crompton

A new set of wireless scales have been launched which allows you to share and upload information about your weight to the web, whilst also dishing out virtual motivational badges along the way.Called the Fitbit Aria, it also measures your BMI and body... Read more

Fitbit Ultra coming to shift the Christmas pud
Fitbit Ultra coming to shift the Christmas pud By Paul Lamkin

If you stuff yourself silly this Christmas, drink too much booze or lay around watching too many Only Fools and Horses repeats, don't worry - the Fitbit Ultra is going on sale in the UK from Boxing Day, so you'll be able to get right back into shape.That's... Read more