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The PitPat of tiny footsteps – a dedicated fitness tracker for your pooch

A couple of years ago, my expectations were shattered after putting a Fitbit on our family dog. I’d expected a good 20,000 steps per day – but what the readouts showed was

Misfit Shine 2 is here – if you can tell the difference

With a fanfare, Misfit today introduced the long-awaited Shine 2 – the follow-up to its hugely successful crowd-funded wearable that put the Californian start-up on the map a couple of years back.

Mi band redefines the low-end smart wristband market

There’s a lot of hype about the Apple Watch, as the first shipments arrive of the smartwatch, which qualifies as one of the most expensive pieces of wearable tech to date. If

Apple Watch: All you need to know

It’s been exactly six months now since Apple announced the Watch – and will be another month and a half before you can buy one. With a pricing announcement today, Apple fueled the

Don’t fancy an Apple Watch? Plenty more choice …

Starting now, prepare to be bombarded with information about the new Apple Watch – with the company about to announce more-detailed specifications, pricing and an availability date. It looks as if you’ll

And our Fitbit replacement? A Fitbit

It was a tough decision from a strong field of candidates, but we think the decision has been made – for now, the replacement for our recently-deceased Fitbit Flex is … another

Wearables, wearables everywhere!

With less than six weeks of shopping time before Christmas, wearable tech producers have gone into overdrive. Here's a round-up of some of the most interesting new products

Review: NuBand Activ+ steps up competition in sub-$100 tracker market

Review: Here's what happened when we put the entry-level Nuband Activ+ activity tracker through its paces on the mean streets of New York City.

Moto 360 launch = iWatch ahoy?

Is the Moto 360 launch a sign that Apple really is launching an iWatch next week?

The wristwatch strikes back

Technically speaking, the Withings Activité is a smartwatch – but don’t expect to use it to read your mails. On the surface, the Activité is a stylish unisex watch. Under the face,