Tag Archives: Fitbug

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

To succeed, wearable tech must become invisible

We’ve passed the fad phase: Nobody’s impressed if you’re wearing a tracker on your wrist or hip to count your steps / tally your abs / count your heartbeats as you work

Death of a Fitbit Flex

So long then, Fitbit Flex. After tirelessly tracking more than 4.5 million steps, my Flex was declared dead this afternoon. Flex, during our short time together, you counted more than 4,591,000 of my

WearableTechWatch turns 100!

This is the 100th post on WearableTechWatch. To celebrate achieving the century, we’re sharing some statistics, and taking a look back. The blog launched on July 11 with a post entitled (Use

The Battle of the (Smart Wrist) Bands

As more smart wristbands come to market, so a price war is imminent. WTW predicts that the price war will break out in the UK, where products from the current market leaders

Smart wristbands and smartwatches are merging

Posting earlier this week on the rumors swirling around an Apple iWatch led to an “aha” moment, the realization that wearable technology smartwatches and “smart” wristbands like the Fitbit Flex and Nike+

Personal data is the real value of #wearabletech

In the smart wristband market, there’s a land grab going on right now – not just to sell you a wearable technology device, but to get hold of your data. How personal

Gearing up for a mega test on wearable wristbands

During February, I’ll be running a mega-test on wearable wristbands. The goal is to try and get past the “so what now” point and discover which (if any) of the current crop

Wearable tech will be big at CES in January

Expect wearable technology to be one of the stars of the show at CES this January. The Consumer Electronics Show, taking place in Las Vegas, has long been a tech-fest (among other

New wearables: Nike+ Fuelband SE and fugly Fitbug Orb

Hard on the heels of Fitbit’s Force comes another wave of wearable technology – turning wrist space into valuable real estate. Two more new arrivals in the last 24 hours – at