Tag Archives: wearable tech

Analysis: Fitbit’s week from hell

Fresh from its IPO, wearables firm Fitbit saw its stock price fall off a cliff after declaring its first quarterly results as a public company. The drop – which took place over

Jawbone attempts lower-price comeback

Smart wristband pioneer Jawbone has launched a lower-priced version of its latest fitness tracker in an attempt to woo back customers put off by the high price tag for its UP3 and UP4

Tyia smart bracelet unchains you from a smartphone

In a move that’s quite the opposite from the principles of the instant notifications of the Apple Watch, Tyia is a smart bracelet that filters out all but the most essential alerts

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

Beddit: We think it’s the best sleep monitor so far

There’s only one flaw with the Beddit sleep monitor: It relies on a constant connection to a smartphone. We’re not keen on sleeping next to a powered-on phone, and even if the phone’s in

SoulAthlete takes gamification of wearables to next level

Start-up SoulAthlete.com is following the sage advice that points mean prizes with a new platform that enables wearables users to compete with each other on steps and other stats – regardless of

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 …

Why wearable tech won’t let you ignore it

Wearable tech will not be ignored: That’s the title of a presentation that WTW founder Simon Jones will be giving tomorrow (Wednesday March 25) to a networking group in Munich, Germany. Just

Don’t fancy an Apple Watch? Plenty more choice …

Starting now, prepare to be bombarded with information about the new Apple Watch – with the company about to announce more-detailed specifications, pricing and an availability date. It looks as if you’ll

Smartwatch market heats up

The smartwatch market continues to heat-up, with Huawei’s new model getting rock-star treatment on the company’s expansive booth at Mobile World Congress – right across the hall from rival Samsung. This week,