Tag Archives: Withings

Our search for the perfect tracker continues (as Withings Steel HR fails)

It’s starting to look like an impossible quest: The search for the perfect fitness tracker. After a strong performance over the last weeks, our Withings Steel HR has failed in a spectacular

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

Pebble breaks records, Withings just breaks

It’s been a record-breaking week for Pebble and a shattering week for Withings. As Pebble raised a staggering $20 million plus to close its round of funding for its next-generation smartwatch Pebble Time,

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

Pop goes the Withings Activité smartwatch

Even before its sleek but pricey $450 Activité smartwatch has made it to general sale, French wearable technology company Withings is undercutting itself with the Pop version, retailing at just $150. OK, so you don’t

2015: Truly the year of wearable tech?

One year ago, pundits declared that we were entering the so-called Year of Wearable Technology. Here at Wearable Tech Watch, we’d say these predictions were not wrong, but just a year early,

Supply problems or over-demand for Withings Activité?

Promised for mass-market shipment before Christmas, has Withings been swamped with demand for its new Activité smartwatch, or does it have supply chain problems?

The Great Smartwatch Divide: Analog or digital?

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