Runkeeper Faces Complaint In Norway For Tracking Habits

The popular fitness app Runkeeper is in some hot water after receiving a formal complaint from the Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC) after it was determined that the app tracks its users at all times, and sends that data to advertisers. As a fitness app, there is a certain amount of tracking that will need to … Read more

Ready For A New Fitness Tracker? Set Your Sights On Withings Go

Fitness and health are important. We’re definitely more likely to reach our fitness goals if we have some help tracking our exercise and eating habits. Withings, a French company known for their fitness trackers as well as other health-related products have added a new option to their catalog. The Withings Go is a new fitness … Read more

Introducing Move It — World’s First Mobile-Connected Smart Home Gym

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A new smart home gym has been introduced today by Eggplant Technologies. Move It is a four-in-one mobile-connected smart home gym that provides quick and effective cardio and muscle workouts. The companion app for iOS and Android provides instant feedback on workouts, offers users access to trainer-created workouts, and connects them with friends, family, and the … Read more

World’s First Activity Monitoring Compression Sleeve Hits Kickstarter

There are numerous ways these days to track and monitor your fitness activity, from the more popular fitness bands to chest straps. Canadian company Komodo Technologies has launched the world’s first activity monitoring compression sleeve — the AIO Smart Sleeve — on Kickstarter. With a small tracking device held securely against the forearm, AIO uses an … Read more

Health o meter nuyu Wireless Scale Review: Sleek Scale With Good Features

So you’re trying to get into better shape. Fitness trackers, like the Health o meter nuyu tracker that we reviewed recently, can certainly help one reach their fitness goals. But another important metric when thinking about fitness or weight loss is, well, your weight. As there are with fitness trackers, there are plenty of options … Read more

Health o meter nuyu Activity Tracker Review: Versatile Tracker At A Reasonable Price

Plenty of people want to get into better shape, and there are plenty of devices out there that claim to help you reach your goals. Fitness trackers, heart rate monitors, and pedometers come in all varieties and all kind of shapes and sizes. Health o meter recently unveiled their nuyu line of health and fitness … Read more

Holiday Gift Guide: 12 Gifts For The Fitness Fanatic

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The road to the holidays moves ever onward! Our Holiday Gift Guide provides a few ideas to keep your favorite tech-lover happy this holiday season. We’ve already stuffed some stockings and kept your favorite audiophile happy, up next we’ll take a look at a few options for the fitness fanatic. Zepp 3D Multi-Sport Motion Sensor and … Read more

DeskCycle Review: A Great Way To Burn Some Calories When You Can’t Leave Your Desk

We’ve all heard that sitting is horrible for us. Technology is slowly killing us, and most of us don’t get anywhere near enough exercise. There are some options available to get you up and off of your butt, but how many of us are lucky enough to work in an office where they’ll provide standing … Read more

Google Fit Receives New Update, API’s

These days, anyone trying to use their smartphone to track their exercise and fitness plans knows that there are a plethora of fitness apps available. Two of my favorites are MapMyFitness and Endomondo. Then there’s training apps like C25K, and many others. So how do you keep all your workout info in one place? It seems … Read more

App Review: C25K By Zen Labs

It’s not often that you can say a phone app has changed your life for the better. 19 years ago this weekend, I graduated from high school. As I walked across the stage, I vowed that I would never run again. The only exception would be if a wild beast was chasing me. Too many … Read more

Jabra Sport Pulse Review: Fitness Earbuds That Actually Stay Put

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Earbuds and headphones are all over the market in a range of price points and a range of sound quality. I’ll be the first to admit I have some funky ear canals and I usually always prefer over the ear headphones for everything. The only exception I have found to that rule are the Apple … Read more

Save $40 On Striiv Fusion Smartwatch & Fitness Tracker

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Have you been looking for a smartwatch or fitness tracker but balked at the higher price of the Moto 360, LG G Watch, Sony Smartwatch, or the likes? While it’s not an Android Wear device, Striiv’s Fusion Smartwatch & Fitness Tracker is available on Stacksocial for only $59.99 – $40 off the regular price of $99.99. … Read more

Technology Is Helping To Silently Kill You

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No it has nothing to do with radio waves, magnetic fields, or any other obvious way we thought technology could kill us. It’s getting to your body in a very slow, stealthy way and you won’t even realise it. What’s more is, new evidence claims that it doesn’t matter how healthy you are for the rest of … Read more

Hands On First Impression: Samsung Galaxy Gear Fit

This week, Samsung Mobile began a limited distribution of some flagship accessories. Top tier retailers and selected employees are now actively carrying and utilizing the next wave of Galaxy devices. I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to get a limited hands on with the Galaxy Gear Fit smartband, and while this is by … Read more

Android Wear Coming to Wearables in Q2 2014

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Sundar Pichai, Google’s Senior Vice President of Android, Chrome, & Apps, announced in a post on the Official Google Blog today that Android Wear and smartwatches running the new operating system would be available to consumers as soon as Quarter 2 of this year.

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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