smart scales

  • Nokia buys France’s Withings for €170M to ramp up in health tech and IoT

    Nokia buys France’s Withings for €170M to ramp up in health tech and IoT

    Nokia’s history as the world’s biggest mobile phone maker is becoming a distant memory, but it’s not out of the gadget business just yet. To build out its health technology business, the company today announced that it has acquired Withings, makers of smart scales, activity trackers, and other health gadgets. Withings is based out of France, and with Nokia in Finland… Read More

  • Connected Kitchen Scale From Chef Sleeve Tracks Your Nutrition Bite-By-Bite

    Connected Kitchen Scale From Chef Sleeve Tracks Your Nutrition Bite-By-Bite

    Chef Sleeve has been selling its iPad-protecting plastic sleeves since 2011 to keep kitchen gunk off the iPad you’re using while you cook. They also make a chopping board with a built in iPad stand. But Chef Sleeve’s grand plan is to create a range of connected devices for the kitchen that link up with an iPad app to let people track their nutrition in a highly granular yet low… Read More