Tag Archives: Misfit Shine

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

Japan doesn’t embrace smart wristbands

One year on and we’re revisiting the wearables market in Japan. Back in 2014, we reported that local firm Omron ruled the roost when it came to wearable technology: At the time,

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

Final rays from the first-generation Shine?

It always signals the beginning of the end: The special edition model packed with all imaginable extras, to help sustain a product’s position in the market just a little longer. In the automotive

In China, sex sells wearables

In China, sex sells – and it looks like Vietnamese-American wearables entrepreneur Sonny Vu has realized this. Perhaps that’s why the latest Chinese market flyers for the Misfit Shine carry somewhat more

The Great Smartwatch Divide: Analog or digital?

The Great Smartwatch Divide of 2015 is forming - analog Vs digital. Which side are you on?

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.

Misfit extends wearables accessories range with more sporty gear

Suburban San Francisco-based Misfit has just introduced more tech clothing to its line-up, as it goes from strength to strength and builds out the Misfit "eco system". The latest addition: the Technical

Tough times ahead for smart wristbands, says Gartner

Hyped as the “year of wearable technology”, 2014 has proven so far to be a disappointment in terms of mass-market adoption of smart wristbands. Instead, two of the leading brands have withdrawn

Your next generation smart wristband is a smartphone

Thinking about buying a next-generation smart wristband? Watching the market carefully for the next feature set, or the next morph in form factor, such as Huawei’s innovative wristband/Bluetooth headset combi? Well, that