December 24th 2012 8:54 am


by EdDeeLee

Warning - no way to delete faulty data
I was enjoying my FitBit Flex, until the night I was awarded 120,000 steps as I slept. All the rest of my data is now useless, because this bad data has been factored in.
I went to the app to delete the faulty data- and found there is no function for deleting bad data. Surely there's a way to do that online? Nope. Contacted support - and they suggested this odd remedy: log the activity as "Automobile or light truck (not a semi) driving” - and it would erase the steps. After days of trying this... Read more →

by frankspin

Have fitness trackers and wearables improved your health?
As wearables start to grow and find their stride, I'm beginning to notice a lot of them are bundling in fitness features such as pedometers and even heart rate monitors. It's not really surprising when you consider how cheap, and basic, fitness trackers are. The thing is though, have fitness trackers improved your health at all?
Sure they can count steps and (estimate) your calories... Read more →

by DanCooper

How would you change the Fitbit Flex?
Fitbit is one of the most well respected names in the quantified-self space, so we expected a lot of the Fitbit Flex. When we put the device in front of Terrence O’Brien, he found that it wasn’t the most feature-packed, or the flashiest, but certainly the most well-rounded device on the market. That was despite the fact that the Nike Fuelband had a better display and the Jawbone Up had a better mobile... Read more →

by yuancongxin

I don't think Flex worth that much, because...
Fact: I drive my car yesterday for 1000km. the Steering wheel of my car shaked all the time (not too bad actually, just a little). After the day I had checked my "Dashboard"......and I saw "27500+ steps" and "5000+ Kcal burned"..... I think, with this "fact", most of you will notice "how Flex works". ;)