Tag Archives: Fitbit

What’s going on at Jawbone?

Almost four years after a Jawbone UP got us hooked on wearable tech, we’ve got a ‘new’ UP3 smart wristband. Our return to Jawbone made us wonder what is going on at

Decluttering my wrist (or why I sold my Apple Watch)

We’ve cleared house and gotten rid of non-essential wearables. That meant disposing of everything that doesn’t work – or that we couldn’t find a use for. What’s gone into the recycling First

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

Fitbit’s lowest-ever stock price: Cause for alarm?

On paper, it would be one of the greatest wearables success stories – clearly recognized as the market leader in terms of sales (and to an extent, for its products too), two

Fitbit Blaze is a new “smart fitness watch”

It’s CES week – and that means a slew of new wearables, including a second “smart fitness watch” from wristband market leader Fitbit. Fitbit is sensibly trying to expand its range beyond

Smartwatch, smartband or both? Take our survey

Today we’re launching a short survey to try and take the pulse of the wearable tech market. Do you own a smartwatch, a smartband, or both? Let us know, take our two-minute

What does 2016 hold for consumer wearable tech?

If 2015 was supposed to be the “year of wearable tech”, then what about 2016? “The true year of wearables” or the year in which early consumer devices like smart wristbands start to fade away? Although

Analysis: Fitbit’s week from hell

Fresh from its IPO, wearables firm Fitbit saw its stock price fall off a cliff after declaring its first quarterly results as a public company. The drop – which took place over

Climbing the Apple Watch learning curve

How easy is it to get started with an Apple Watch? The New York Times described a “steep learning curve” before its reviewer fell head-over-heels in love with their wristwatch. We wanted to

How to liberate your wearable data (tip: Let the IoT work for you)

Earlier this week we reported on Government warnings not to use wearable tech apps provided by health insurers. Now we outline how to liberate your data from the four most-popular smart wearables: The Fitbit family,