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Misfit's Shine activity tracker has been around for a while now, but today the company is giving the wearable new duties. The company has teamed up with Speedo for a new Shine gadget that logs the details for your workout in the water. The duo says that this is "the first device of its kind with s...

August 18th 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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While advertising has become a necessary evil, some companies have become specialists in helping you rid yourself of it. If you live in Europe, you could soon find help from an unlikely ally, after a Financial Times report noted that some operators are ready to block ads from Google, Microsoft and...

May 15th 2015 at 5:43am 0 Comments
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We first heard of Misfit's plans to move beyond activity-tracking with its wearables at CES, and today the company took its first step. With the $50 Flash, you'll soon be able to control a range of connected devices with the unit's Smart Button. As you might expect, Misfit's light bulb, Bolt, is t...

January 27th 2015 at 2:22pm 0 Comments
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Remember the Misfit Shine? It was yet another in a long line of crowdfunded wearables that won some points for its uber-clean looks and its activity tracking skills (not to mention the Klingon instructions on the box). $99 may have been a bit much to ask in exchange for an intelligent coin that li...

September 16th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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We're calling this "wearable-ception." Misfit's Shine is a waterproof fitness tracker. With an accelerometer and 5 ATM rating, so (potentially) is the Pebble smartwatch. Color us surprised then, to find out Misfit and Pebble are partnering to re-imagine Shine as a Pebble app. Misfit's experience a...

June 24th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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If CES 2014 is the year of the wearable (hint: of course it is), then Misfits Wearables' time has come. The company's Shine device is a beautiful fitness tracker -- something you wouldn't be embarrassed to wear on your person. January 10, 2014 12:30:00 PM EST

January 10th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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One segment of the iOS accessory market that is extremely popular right now is connected activity trackers. This segment all started with the original Fitbit and Nike FuelBand, and the segment now also includes a family of Fitbits, an entry from Withings, the Jawbone Up and more. Many of the devic...

November 12th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Shine (US$9.99 in the Mac App Store) is not the first app we've seen that allows you to add realistic lighting effects to your images, but it is very capable and easy to use. To start, drag and drop an image into the Shine palette, and place a light source. Drag it and rotate it where you wan...

March 20th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments