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Jabra's new earburds track your heart while pumping tracks

Jabra's new earbuds will track your heartbeat while pumping tunes

The Sport Pulse Wireless earbuds from Jabra will, as the name might imply, monitor your heartbeat through your lobes. The Bluetooth earbuds feature a biometric heart rate monitor that will sync up with the Jabra Sport Pulse app (coming for both iPhone and Android) and give the exercising wearer...
Misfit Shine — not long for this world?

Misfit CEO sees wearable fitness trackers getting crushed by smartwatches

Today saw the announcement that Misfit's activity tracking software was coming to Pebble smartwatches, something that took us by surprise, apparently it's because Misfit's leadership saw the death of dedicated fitness trackers in the tea leaves. All told, wearable fitness trackers are a...
Nike+ FuelBand launches for Android, at long last

Nike+ FuelBand launches for Android, at long last

Nike's Fuelband SE is now finally a viable fitness band for Android owners. The official app launched today, ready to gamify exercise. The Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, S3, Nexus 5, HTC One, and Moto X are currently supported. In addition to estimating calorie burn, tracking time of workout, and...

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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...
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The Garmin Vivosmart tracks your activity and gives you smart notifications

Garmin today has announced the latest addition to their wearables lineup — the Garmin Vivosmart. The Vivosmart is an activity tracker that also features smart notifications. Vibrating alerts are sent to the device for calls, texts, calendar reminders and other alerts from a connected smartphone....
Jabra's new earburds track your heart while pumping tracks

Jabra's new earbuds will track your heartbeat while pumping tunes

The Sport Pulse Wireless earbuds from Jabra will, as the name might imply, monitor your heartbeat through your lobes. The Bluetooth earbuds feature a biometric heart rate monitor that will sync up with the Jabra Sport Pulse app (coming for both iPhone and Android) and give the exercising wearer...
SMS Audio heart-rate sensing headphones leverages Intel tech to solve wearable tech's biggest challenge

SMS Audio heart-rate sensing headphones leverage Intel tech to solve wearable tech's biggest challenge

50 Cent's SMS Audio and Intel have partnered together to release new heart-rate sensing headphones. While the headphones sound similar to what LG had released earlier in the year, the Intel partnership solves one of the biggest problems with wearable technology. Thus far, many of the wearables on...
Toshiba's new fitness band lasts two weeks on a single charge

Toshiba's new fitness band lasts two weeks on a single charge

Toshiba is trying its hand at fitness trackers with its new WERAM1100 activity band. The band will track steps, calories burned, and sleep patterns, and Toshiba claims that the device will have a battery life of two weeks. The WERAM1100 connects to your smartphone with Bluetooth, where you can...
Groove calls off smartwatch, focuses on new app

Groove calls off smartwatch, focuses on new app

A few weeks back we first saw the Groove smartwatch show up on Indiegogo. The bold smartwatch was aiming for a $200,000 campaign, but the Groove team has since decided not to pursue the hardware side, but rather focus on a new app that will work with existing fitness trackers and other...
Runtastic Orbit keeps things focused on the run

Runtastic Orbit keeps things focused on the run

Runtastic, best known for their suite of fitness apps, has today released their Orbit fitness tracker. The Runtastic Orbit tracks a users steps, fitness activities, calories burned, sleep cycles, and even ambient light. The Orbit uses Bluetooth smart to connect to the companion smartphone app,...
Nike+ connects your sweat to Withings and IFTTT

Nike+ connects your sweat to Withings and IFTTT

Nike is slowly but surely opening up their Nike+ platform, with integrations today being announced for both the Withings smart scale and automation service IFTTT. The move expands the reach of the Nike+ ecosystem, FuelBand, and your NikeFuel points far beyond the app and Nike+ web service. The...
Adidas's new miCoach Fit Smart will track your workouts from your wrist, style be damned

Adidas's new miCoach Fit Smart will track your workouts from your wrist, style be damned

Many fitness tracker manufacturers put considerable effort into attaining a design that's as small and attractive as possible, but not Adidas. Their new miCoach Fit Smart wrist-worn tracker isn't particularly beautiful, and it's certainly not small, but it makes up for that with raw function. The...
KidFit activity tracker revives the slap bracelet

KidFit activity tracker revives the slap bracelet

Though there isn't any shortage of wearables aimed at the children's market, the KidFit activity tracker revives a classic form factor that was popular in the 80s: the slap bracelet. At its core, the KidFit is a wearable wristband that measures how active your children are and is tied to an iOS...

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