Tag Archives: Fitbit

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

2015: Truly the year of wearable tech?

One year ago, pundits declared that we were entering the so-called Year of Wearable Technology. Here at Wearable Tech Watch, we’d say these predictions were not wrong, but just a year early,

The latest glut of trackers: Not quite smart enough for smartwatch status

As Fitbit builds out its range of wearable technology, it has wisely decided not to call its new flagship product, the Surge, a smartwatch, but a "fitness super watch".

New Misfit Flash: Savior of the (Wearables) Universe*?

Wearable price war ahoy: Does the brightly-colored $49.99 Misfit Flash signal a race to the bottom?

The fickle world of fashion takes another look at wearables

Fashion, turn to the left / Fashion, turn to the right / Ooh, Fashion We are the Goon Squad and we’re coming to town, beep beep Less than five years after scoring a

ERI: Digi-Care responds to quality and feature issues

A few days back we posted that the long-awaited ERI smart wristband had arrived, but was sorely disappointing. Then it stopped working completely. We complained, and now we’ve heard back from Digi-Care.

ERI finally ships smart wristband – but first impressions disappoint

DigiCare, the Hong Kong outfit behind the ERI wristband, has finally started shipping the smart bands to people who supported their successful raise on Indiegogo, but first impressions are disappointing. Originally slated to ship

Wearable tech can’t defy science!

Some enlightening stories in the media are emerging with regard to smart wristband users complaining that they have GAINED weight since getting a Fitbit or Jawbone. CNBC has one where a disgruntled Fitbit

Fitbit’s Android app gets an update

Fitbit has updated the Android version of its smartphone app, bringing it closer in look and feel to the iPhone version. There is also a growing number of third-party apps that can

Samsung’s Simband confirms the real battle of the smartbands is for data collection

Samsung’s announcement this week of the Simband “reference design” simply underlines something that has been becoming clearer and clearer over the last year: that the real battle of the smartbands will not