Jawbone Quashes Rumors Of Exiting Wearables Market

The month of May brought about articles from Tech Insider and Fortune describing a dire situation building over at Jawbone. According to the the posts, Jawbone was ceasing production and development of wearables and Bluetooth speakers, selling off existing inventory to third-party sellers, and possibly closing up shop. It seems those reports may have been prematurely … Read more

Fitbit Unveiled A Newer And More Fashionable Fitness Tracker

Most of us have heard of Fitbit, the fitness tracker that’ll track your steps, sleep, notifications, and more. The company has announced their newest fitness tracker and a fashionable one at that, and it’s called Fitbit Alta. Fitbit has taken the extra step to make your next wearable look better and still keep track of what you … Read more

The 12 Best Fitness Trackers in 2016

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Posted on January 6, 2016 by Ben Taylor You’ve made a New Year’s resolution to get fit. Congratulations. You could start with a $50-per-month gym membership, but who has the leftover cash after high-speed internet, Netflix and HBO? Enter the fitness tracker. It’s personal, (reasonably) affordable and it just might get you off the couch … Read more

Moto 360 Sport Review: A Smartwatch For The Activity-Minded

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It’s been almost a year since I last visited an Android Wear device when I reviewed the original Moto 360. For the most part the smartwatch does what it’s supposed to, but in the end having constant notifications on my wrist wasn’t for me. When Motorola announced a Moto 360 Sport version, my curiosity was piqued … Read more

The Ultimate 2015 Tech Gift Guide

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Posted on November 24, 2015 by Ben Taylor The folks over at SpecOut set out to create the ultimate tech gift guide, with product selections from more than a dozen categories. The gadgets, gizmos and geek-approved devices on this list range from inexpensive ($35) to pricey ($3,000), but they all represent the top tier of their respective … Read more

Apple Watch: Apple Has Reportedly Shipped 7 Million Apple Watches

We all expected it. Apple is owning the wearables market right now. Research firm Canalys has released a report saying that Apple has shipped 7 million Apple Watches since its launch in April, 2015. Apple is also the only company which sold over 300,000 units last quarter. 7 million is a huge number. Let me … Read more

UPDATE: Fitbit Hack Demo Takes Just Ten Seconds

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Hacker Axelle Apvrille demoed her Fitbit hack at the Hacktivity Conference in Budapest last month that only takes ten seconds to implement. After the malware or virus is injected into the Fitbit via its open Bluetooth connection, it can then deliver the package to the user’s computer once they sync with the computer. Apvrille was also able … Read more

After Initial Surge, Wearables Demand Slows Significantly

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Even though they’ve been around for some time now, wearables are still the “new kid on the block” when it comes to mobile technology. With the announcement and release of the Apple Watch last year, interest in wearables surged, but a report by Argus Insights has found that demand for wearables has slowed significantly since November of … Read more

Fitbit Facing Second Jawbone Lawsuit

Lawyers for Fitbit and Jawbone will be making more trips back into court, but there is no word on whether or not they will be wearing fitness trackers made by their respective clients to track, and bill for, their number of steps. On Wednesday, Jawbone filed their second lawsuit in a month against rival fitness-tracking device maker … Read more

Fitbit Flex $99 At Target And They Throw In A $20 Gift Card

Correction: This is the Fitbit Flex, not the Fitbit Force just to clarify.  Need a Fitbit? Target has them for $99 and you get a $20 Target gift card for buying, making the Fitbit $79. Hit the link below to get yours. This slim, stylish device is with you all the time. During the day, … Read more

Former Chief Of Apple’s Siri Building Something New For Samsung

Luc Julia, a vice president at Samsung’s innovation lab in Menlo Park, California and former director of Apple’s Siri project for about 10 months, is building an online service for Samsung that will link the “Internet of things”. Julia demoed the project called SAMI (Samsung Architecture for Multimodal Interactions) in San Francisco on Friday. SAMI is supposed … Read more