fitness tracker

  • Apple’s Watch 3 rolls out heart health and smart fitness features

    Apple’s Watch 3 rolls out heart health and smart fitness features

    Today, Apple announced the new Apple Watch 3 will be rolling out several health and fitness features included with OS4, like smart activity coaching, new features for swimmers, Gym Connect and an enhanced heart rate monitor. Read More

  • At under $60, Misfit’s Flare trims all the fat and many of the features from fitness tracking

    At under $60, Misfit’s Flare trims all the fat and many of the features from fitness tracking

    Misfit’s new fitness tracker comes in at less than $60. The Flare is a device completely devoid of all bells and whistles for the sake of offering users simple tracking functionality without losing an arm and leg in the process. Read More

  • A first-time wearables user reviews the Fitbit Alta HR

    A first-time wearables user reviews the Fitbit Alta HR

    Fitbit has eight different fitness trackers on the market right now. And while the company’s financials are downright troubling, it’s still shipping more product than every other wearable company. That’s due in part to tremendous name recognition, solid product design and mainstream appeal. The company offers eight different tiers of products, but they’re all design… Read More

  • Garmin makes fitness trackers for kids now

    Garmin makes fitness trackers for kids now

    I’m doing my best to resist the urge to go all Andy Rooney here and complain about kids these days. You’ve heard that one before. And besides, with all of those new VR tools and Pokemon Going, kids are probably getting a better work out than they have in a generation, right? Also, let’s be honest, when it comes to getting off the couch and moving around, we could all probably… Read More

  • Withings adds heart-rate monitoring to its analog fitness watch

    Withings adds heart-rate monitoring to its analog fitness watch

    There’s really only so much you can do with your analog fitness watch before it turns into something else. Withings already has one of the nicer offerings in the space in the form of the Steel — a solid time-keeping device with step and sleep tracking baked in. As the name implies, the Steel HR brings heart-rate (not human resources) monitoring to the equation. It accomplishes… Read More

  • STYR Labs’ wearable fitness system features customized vitamin deliveries

    STYR Labs’ wearable fitness system features customized vitamin deliveries

    Nutrition has been something of a missing link in the world of health wearables. At best, some devices feature a system that requires users to manually enter what they’ve eaten over the course of a day. On a whole, however, what we eat doesn’t get nearly as much scrutiny as the ways we attempt to burn it off. STYR Labs is offering an interesting take on the issue, integrating… Read More

  • Misfit introduces a new Speedo-branded swim tracker

    Misfit introduces a new Speedo-branded swim tracker

    Misfit is back with another swim-focused fitness device, the Speedo Shine 2, which combines all of the hardware capabilities of the Shine 2, which the Speedo-branding and swim tracking of its predecessor. The Cullen Jones endorsed wearable counts laps, tracks activities and sleep, does text and call notifications and features a vibrating swim timer. It also has multicolor LEDs, a battery… Read More