Tag Archives: sleep tracking

Is there an Apple Watch use case?

Arriving at #NEM360 in Stockholm today*, we struck up conversation with a fellow Apple Watch owner. Here’s how the conversation went: Him: “I’m actually really disappointed with it” WTW: “Really?” Him: “I

Misfit Shine 2 is here – if you can tell the difference

With a fanfare, Misfit today introduced the long-awaited Shine 2 – the follow-up to its hugely successful crowd-funded wearable that put the Californian start-up on the map a couple of years back.

How to liberate your wearable data (tip: Let the IoT work for you)

Earlier this week we reported on Government warnings not to use wearable tech apps provided by health insurers. Now we outline how to liberate your data from the four most-popular smart wearables: The Fitbit family,

Healthcare insurers pose privacy concerns for wearables

Health insurers are using step-counting phone apps as a Trojan horse to lure customers into sharing “very sensitive information” such as daily movement, sleep patterns and even heart rate, according to a

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

What $349 buys in wearables if you DON’T get an Apple Watch

Apple’s new Watch starts at US $349 and goes on sale on April 24. Ahead of that, we take a look at what else you can get for the same money …

Withings wakes up: 11th hour reprieve for Activité Pop

Shortly after we’d printed the return shipment label for the Withings Activité Pop, the smartwatch that has so far proven itself woefully inadequate in sleep tracking, Withings wakes up to address the

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

Wearables, wearables everywhere!

With less than six weeks of shopping time before Christmas, wearable tech producers have gone into overdrive. Here's a round-up of some of the most interesting new products