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  1. Rob

    QOTD: What's the Best Fitness Tracker?

    Do you have a fitness tracker that you love? Whether it's a bracelet, watch, ring, or you just use the built-in step counter on your phone, let us know what you use to track your fitness and health! If you don't own one, why not? Would a certain feature or spec (like a longer battery life)...
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    DEAL: get $10-$50 off on nearly all of Fitbit's products

    Still looking for the perfect fitness tracker? Today could be the day as Amazon is offering discounts ranging from $10 to $50 on nearly every Fitbit activity tracker that it sells.
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    The Motiv Ring is the stylish replacement for your fitness tracker

    Fitness trackers are everywhere these days, but Motiv's new device is unique since it packs in the usual fitness tracker sensor and a heart rate monitor into a sleek ring that you rear on your finger. The Motiv Ring features an "ultralight titanium shell" and is charged through magnetic...
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    FitBit dominates the wearables market in Q3 with 23% market share

    The wearables market only grew 3.1% in Q3 when compared to the same quarter in 2015, but FitBit managed to increase its dominance in the space with a 12.5% market share increase, securing 23% of all wearable shipments.
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    Fitbit Flex 2 review states the fitness tracker is just adequate

    Android Police has published its review of the Fitbit Flex 2 and states that the company's first water-resistant tracker is just adequate. However, if you want more options you may want to look to other Fitbit products for a better experience.
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    Samsung launches the Gear IconX in a handful of countries across the globe

    The Samsung Gear IconX is officially available across the United Kingdom, South Korea, France, Germany, Russia, Canada and Australia. The Gear IconX is a fitness tracker and bluetooth headset which doesn't need to be constantly connected to your phone. It can track your speed, duration...
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    Huawei unveils the Honor Band A1, a fitness tracker with a UV sensor and LED light

    Huawei has just announced a new Honor Band (the first was called the Z1), called the A1. This device is a simple fitness band with an embedded UV sensor and LED light. Huawei says the device will get 28 days of battery life on a single charge. There's no mention of a release outside of China...
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    Garmin's Vivomove is a smart fitness watch with classic style

    Garmin today introduced a new smart fitness wearable. It's called the Vivomove, and it looks like a traditional watch, though it has a built-in pedometer and can track your sleep pattern. The information can be synced with a companion app. The watch features "Move" bars which show how many...
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    Xiaomi Mi Band 2 production issues push retail launch back by a month

    Xiaomi's CEO has shared that production of the Mi Band 2 has run into some issues, forcing the company to push back the ship date of the fitness tracker by one month. Since the Xiaomi Mi Band 2 hasn't officially been unveiled yet, we don't see this as a huge issue. Full product details are still...
  10. Android News

    Xiaomi Mi Max and Mi Band 2 leak ahead of announcement

    Xiaomi's latest devices have leaked in yet another pre-launch spillage. The Xiaomi Mi Max is being viewed from another angle, with the device's slim profile and metal frame being shown off this tie. We also get another look at Xiaomi's Mi Band 2, a fitness wearable with a minimal display for...
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    HTC and Under Armour's Healthbox heads to Canada this May

    The HTC and Under Armour Healthbox is heading to Canada soon. The company says to expect its arrival this May. The Healthbox includes a smart scale, a heart rate strap and a fitness band. All the data collected from the products will be synced with the UA Health App where you can see how your...
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    Xiaomi Mi Band 2 shown off by company's CEO ahead of official unveiling

    Xiaomi has not announced its Mi Band 2 yet, but the company's CEO has shared an image of the fitness tracker. While the original Mi Band was extremely minimalist, the Mi Band 2 will be significantly different. The image shows that the Mi Band 2 will sport a small display and a physical button on...
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    New Sony SmartBand 2 update makes sure you don't sit still for too long

    Sony has rolled out an update to the SmartBand 2 SWR12 companion app that brings along several new features. Prime among them is a feature dubbed Get moving which reminds you to do some activity whenever it detects you've been sitting still for too long.
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    FitBit Charge HR helped save someone's life

    A Fitbit Charge HR is credited with helping doctors properly treat a patient. The patient suffered a seizure, and afterward experienced irregular and fast heartbeats. The doctors used the information from his Fitbit to determine whether the heartbeat issue was a chronic ongoing ailment or if it...
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    Huawei Launches the TalkBand B3 fitness band

    Huawei today revealed the TalkBand B3. This is an iterative upgrade for the activity band, with improved design and internals being the main changes. The TalkBand B3 allows you to record steps, calories, sleep patterns, runs and cycling events. This data is then shared with a Huawei app.
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    The Fossil Q Motion is a cylindrical activity tracker for $95

    Fossil has announced their latest wearable, the Fossil Q Motion. This device doesn't look like the watches they usually offer. It's a cylindrical activity and sleep tracker with stylish good looks. The device will cost $95, but availability information is not yet known.
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    Deal: $75 off the Microsoft Band 2

    The Microsoft Band 2 is getting another price cut. The device is now down to $175, with is a full $75 off from its MSRP. You can find the deal at Best Buy.
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    Fitness trackers might be less secure than you think

    It seems logical to assume that since fitness trackers are very simple devices, then they would be quite capable at securing your data. However, researchers at Open Effect have done a little testing and found some fitness trackers can let attackers follow you or even intercept data.