Tag Archives: Fitbit

Fitbit and Jawbone fight to stem tide of in-field failures

Judging by the volume of tweets to their Support accounts on Twitter, leading smart wristband makers Fitbit and Jawbone are both fighting to stem the tide of in-field failures of their smart wristbands. We’re

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

SoulAthlete takes gamification of wearables to next level

Start-up SoulAthlete.com is following the sage advice that points mean prizes with a new platform that enables wearables users to compete with each other on steps and other stats – regardless of

Pebble breaks records, Withings just breaks

It’s been a record-breaking week for Pebble and a shattering week for Withings. As Pebble raised a staggering $20 million plus to close its round of funding for its next-generation smartwatch Pebble Time,

Wearables at MWC: Day One round-up

Based on a quick tour of the show floor and a skim of the news headlines, it appears that smartwatches are the most-popular wearable at this year’s Mobile World Congress, with the fashion

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

Withings Activité disappoints: A less-than-smartwatch

The Activité is a brave attempt on an alternative smartwatch from French wearables firm Withings – but is it good enough to take on devices with a digital display? After 10 days of extensive

Insights beyond the wall of sleep

Sleep tracking devices are an early win for consumer wearable technology, proving popular thanks to their ability to provide personal insights from beyond the wall of sleep. Using sleep tracking to understand

Apple poised to dominate smartwatch market

Apple looks set to dominate in smartwatches once it finally launches the Apple Watch smartwatch this March April – and will own half the entire smartwatch market by 2017, according to the latest reports.

Lenovo’s Vibe is a disruptive, sub-$100 smartwatch

Lenovo is set to cause disruption in the wearable technology market by offering a basic smartwatch for under $90 – a price point cheaper than most smart wristbands. With the lines between