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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...
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...

Report: Intel buys Basis for $100 million

According to TechCrunch, Intel has won out in the bidding war for Basis Science —​ makers of the Basis fitness tracker. Intel has reportedly purchased Basis for around $100 million. Google, Apple, Microsoft and Samsung were rumored to have been interested in buying up the company as well. ...