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Basis Peak fitness tracker

Basis Peak fitness tracker now shows notifications from Android and iOS devices

Intel-owned Basis has rolled out a firmware update for its Peak fitness tracker through which allows the wearable device to display incoming notifications from an Android or iOS smartphone. The latest firmware, 1.8.15, brings text, calls and other notifications to the Peak, with users alerted to...
Fitbit Surge

The Fitbit Surge is a great fitness tracker, but it won't replace your smartwatch

Fitbit recently added three new models to the device lineup. The new additions were the Charge and the Charge HR, as well as the Surge. We've already spent a bit of time with the Charge, and more recently, we've been taking a look at the Surge. Fitbit has a solid reputation in terms of fitness...
$250 Fitbit Surge now in stock on Amazon with Prime shipping

$250 Fitbit Surge now in stock on Amazon with Prime shipping

It looks like Fitbit is ramping up to get its Surge "superwatch" and fitness tracker onto your wrist as soon as possible. After having offered up a limited number of the Surge to early pre-order customers, the Surge is now available to all shoppers on Amazon. The $250 Fitbit Surge Fitness...
Movo Wave

Movo Wave is a budget activity tracker that brings the basics

The Movo Wave is a new wearable device that aims to make activity tracking more accessible for those on a budget. The $29.99 wrist-worn fitness tracker has many of the same features as similar, more expensive devices, but at a fraction of the price. With the Wave, you'll be able to track steps...
Reviewed: Fitbit Charge

Reviewed: Fitbit Charge

Fitness trackers seem to be attracting quite of bit of attention lately, and those looking for a tracker have a wide variety of options to consider. But while there are plenty of available options — one company seems to have risen to the top in terms of market share. Fitbit, who first launched...
Arki, the fitness band for walking

Arki isn't about just step counts, it's about stepping better

Quick, what's your walking posture like? Are you moseying around with your hands in your pockets, or are you head down towards your smartphone? Are you just doing it all wrong? That's what Arki aims to fix by using motion tracking for more than just counting steps. The Kickstarter campaign, which...
Best Fitness Bands

Ultimate guide to buying the best fitness trackers

Finding the best fitness trackers is no easy task. Fitness trackers are part of a rapidly growing category at the moment. We've been seeing bands from the likes of FitBit and Jawbone, both of whom have released several models over the years. We've also been seeing new bands from established names...
Fitbit Charge

Fitbit Charge Unboxing

The new Fitbit Charge has hit the streets and is ready for action. It was announced along with the Charge HR and Surge, both of which will be available for purchase in a few more weeks. The Charge is essentially a revamped Fitbit Force, so anyone that had (or still has) one should be very...
Fitbit Flex

Fitbit rolls out changes to address allergy complaints

After issuing a mass recall for the Fitbit Force earlier this year, the brand is stating that it will issue allergy-related warnings as well as a sizing guide to prevent users from wearing the fitness bands too tightly. The new warnings will first make their way onto the Flex, which will come...
Jaybird's Reign fitness band hitting October 26 for $199

Jaybird's Reign fitness band hitting October 26 for $199

Jaybird will bring its long awaited Reign fitness wristband to the US on October 26, and will price the device at $199, with support for Android and iOS apps along with web browser support. Jaybird claims the Reign will be different than all those other activity tracker devices in a number of...
Polar M400 GPS watch coming later this year for $200

Polar M400 GPS watch coming later this year for $200

Polar has introduced their latest fitness tracking wearable, the M400. The $200 GPS device is jam-packed with standard fitness tracking features like speed and heart rate, but also adds in more runner-centric items like a run-time estimator, return to start function, and weekly training. Polar...
Withings Activité in white

Wrist-on with the fancy Withings Activité fitness watch

Smartwatches and fitness watches started out somewhat utilitarian and understated, but watches like the upcoming Withings Activité are bringing real fashion to the party. Unlike the round-faced Moto 360 and LG G Watch R smartwatches running Android Wear, the Withing Activité dials things back to...