While they aren’t grabbing headlines as frequently as some of the more powerful wearables on the market, Fitbit continues to be the leader in this now-crowded space.
At present, they are still best known for simpler fitness bands like the Flex, Charge and Charge HR that are geared towards those with only fitness in mind. ... Read More »
While FitBit may sell more fitness trackers than anyone else, Samsung is hoping to make a name for itself in the category with fitness-focused processor. Samsung has announced its new Bio-Processor, which will allow manufacturers to quickly design and build wearables that are smaller while also reducing the number of internal electronic components needed. Samsung’s ... Read More »
Wearable tech has continued to grow in 2015, but there are still only a few different categories that have penetrated the mainstream. They both belong on your wrist, one kind of makes the other redundant and they both make for excellent gifts.
Smartwatches have changed a lot in the last year. Android Wear has ... Read More »
It’s that time of the year again. Jack Frost is nipping at your nose, the smell of cinnamon and spice fill the air, football is on the TV and you’re trying to figure out what to get your brother for the holidays. Fear not, Android and Me reader, you’ve come to the right place.
Whether ... Read More »
As the most powerful company in the activity tracking space (they are estimated to own 70 percent of that market), it was a bit of a surprise that we didn’t see something sooner from Fitbit after the unfortunate Fitbit Force fiasco in February that lead them to recall that device. While I was quite pleased ... Read More »
Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the ... Read More »
If you remember, we dedicated a section of our HTC One (M8) review to the Fitbit integration. Our interest was piqued by having that functionality built into the smartphone itself. You can read the review for our full take, but the TL;DR version is that while it is a nice add on ... Read More »
With so many fitness trackers coming out these days, how do you possibly pick which one will be best for you? If you’re a big fan of If This Then That (IFTTT), with newly announced recipe support, it looks like Fitbit may be the tracker for you.
Announced on the official IFTTT blog, a new ... Read More »
One of the less highlighted features of the HTC One (M8) is the FitBit integration courtesy of the “Smart Sensor Hub,” which also brings you some of the wake gestures and the like that we’re so fond of on the M8.
FitBit is the first to take advantage of these capabilities by adding ... Read More »
There are no shortage of fitness trackers available for iOS users, but Android users have been left with slim pickings since the wearable craze has started to take off. Thankfully one of the most reputable wearable fitness tracker manufacturers has just expanded their Android support to cover a handful of popular devices.
Fitbit, considered by ... Read More »