fitbit

Review

Would You Wear Your Fitbit If It Was a $345 Gold Bracelet?

I tried a high end “smart bracelet” for its security features, which goes beyond activity tracking featured on most standard wearables.
Gabriela Barkho
1.15.17
wearables

There's a World of Fitness Trackers Beyond Fitbit

Fitbit may be the most familiar, but companies like TomTom and Garmin also make fitness trackers worth your time.
Kayla Matthews
12.26.16
Donald Trump

According to Our Fitness Trackers, That Debate Was Stressful AF

I asked people on Twitter how high their heart rate was during the debate.
Ankita Rao
10.20.16
Health

Your Heart Rate Monitor Is Nonsense, Study Says

The FitBit monitor was 24 heartbeats over or 39 beats under most of the time.
Madison Margolin
10.18.16
Health

​I Asked People on Craigslist Why They’re Giving Up and Selling Their FitBit

The intense dedication to tracking your every move just isn’t sustainable.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.26.16
McDonald's

McDonald's Offers Activity-Tracking Wearables with Their 500 Calorie Happy Meals

An 8-year-old would need to walk about five hours to burn off a Happy Meal.
Madison Margolin
8.17.16
Fitness

This Pair of Smart Socks Got Me Into Wearable Tech

Gabriela Barkho
7.3.16
Canada

This Canadian Startup Can Track Your Emotions Through a Fitness Monitor

Sensaura wants to revolutionize video games, advertising, and more.
Mark Mann
6.28.16
Canada

How a Canadian Pharmacist Is Planning to Overthrow the Tyranny of Doctors

Roger Simard wants to monitor every patient with smart wearables.
Mark Mann
6.22.16
THE FUTURE

This Necklace Counts Calories by Listening to You Chew

The future of fitness trackers might be a calorie-counting necklace
Kate Lunau
3.19.16
data

Christian University Requiring Students to Use Fitbits Says It Won’t Track Sex

A new program at Oral Roberts University is requiring freshmen to wear Fitbits and share data with their professors, raising privacy concerns.
Kari Paul
2.2.16
News

Courts and Insurance Companies Need to Realize Fitness Data Can Be Spoofed

It took a couple of hours to build a program to trick the system.
Jordan Pearson
2.2.16
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