Samsung has already announced three new wearable devices: The Gear 2, the Gear 2 Neo, and the Gear Fit. All three are full fledged smartwatches with displays and a variety of sensors. However, with such advanced hardware comes a high price tag. What about those that want a basic fitness band at a low price ... Read More »
The Qualcomm Toq is probably my favorite smartwatch hardware to date, but the software still has some catching up to do. The update rolling out today for both the Toq and the companion app checks at least one more box by turning the device into a basic fitness tracker.
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Last year at CES 2013, there was hype about wearables that didn’t quite deliver. While multiple companies did show off plans and prototypes, there were precious few ready to actually ship a product. Through the rest of the year, we saw those wearables and more trickle out slowly with varying purposes, designs and degrees of ... Read More »
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We’ve seen connected scales rising in popularity over the last few years as people increasingly look to quantify their diet and exercise. The less resistance in tracking that information the more likely you are to continue with it. And a scale that wirelessly passes your information to your devices streamlines the process quite a bit.
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Nike has revealed today that, despite its status as the most popular operating system in the world, they have no plans to develop an Android app compatible with the fitness tracking gadget Fuelband. Apparently, there’s no room to develop for Android when you’re stuck in Apple’s pocket.
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Today at IFA 2012 Withings unveiled their second generation wireless scale, which now includes Bluetooth connectivity in addition to WiFi. Thanks to the enhanced connectivity, you no longer need a PC to setup the scale, just a smartphone or tablet.
Like the original, the new Wireless Scale WS-30 measures weight and BMI data. New ... Read More »
“Should I bring my smartphone with me?” Chances are you have exposed your smartphone to some extreme conditions if you have an active lifestyle. I have trashed several mobile devices while enjoying some outdoors activities, so I’m always interested in the rugged smartphones that have been growing in numbers.
Most carriers now offer at least one rugged ... Read More »
Can a high tech scale help you lose weight? I recently started a journey to slim back down, which started the day I stepped on my digital scale and noticed I was approaching 200 lbs. Over the last month I have made good progress, but I wanted to see if an expensive Wi-Fi scale could ... Read More »
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Every January, fresh from a long season of pies, candy, and overeating, millions of people sign up for gym memberships or diet plans to get in control of their physical well-being. Indeed, the resolution to lose weight and get in shape is probably the most widely-used New Year’s resolution out there.
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