Tag Archives: Nike+ Fuelband

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

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

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

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

Did Nike sacrifice FuelBand on the Apple altar?

Did Nike sacrifice its FuelBand on Apple’s altar? Is the decision a sign that the long-hyped iWatch is actually going to launch soon? Looking into the past helps to provide the big picture. Nike and

Nike FuelBand runs out of gas

There are reports all over the web today claiming that Nike is shuttering its FuelBand product line and laying off most staff involved with the project. With the FuelBand out of gas just

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+

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

Nike moves to turn #wearabletech into a fashion accessory

The new limited-edition Nike+ Fuelband Gold looks like a move to turn wearable technology into a fashion accessory. At a $20 premium over the price of its regular FuelBand SE, Nike has