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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 yashendra2797

Fitbit Force vs Jawbone UP 24 vs Nike Fuelband SE vs Pebble
Hey there! I was planning to buy one of the fitness tracking bracelets, but I am confused regarding which one to buy. For me the obvious comparison is between jawbone up 24 and the Fitbit force. This is because the Fuelband doesn't track sleep patterns. But then I thought about the pebble smart watch. While it may not be that comprehensive in fitness, it's amazing overall, and I can still use it for logging miles using runkeeper. So, which one should I buy. Here's my list of pros and cons for... Read more →

by jdelapena

Early Look at the Fuelband SE
So I've been lucky enough to get my hands on the new Fuelband SE before official release and have been using its features over the past couple of days. I figured I'd start a discussion for anyone who might have questions about the product or are thinking about getting it/upgrading. I'll try to answer them to the best of my ability and knowledge.
A little relevant background to its use: Prior to the SE, I've used the original Fuelband daily for over 600 days. My regular activity outside of the... Read more →

by frankspin

Fitness trackers and their impact on your life
Fitness trackers seem to be coming out from just about everywhere, almost as frequently as Bluetooth speakers. Nike just announced a new FuelBand, Fitbit seems to be dropping a new fitness device every six months, Withings has the Pulse and there is the incredibly data heavy Basis Band.
Despite the never ending stream and incremental updates (looking at you Fitbit), they still continue to be a popular category not just at gdgt but in the tech-sphere. A lot of people are turning them with hopes of... Read more →