Fitness

02.03.16
Fitbit's low-profile Alta tracker is up for preorders
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Fitbit's low-profile Alta tracker is up for preorders

The Alta will retail for $130 when it hits stores in March

By A. Tarantola,   02.03.16
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02.02.16
Your fitness tracker probably has security issues
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Your fitness tracker probably has security issues

Hackers could theoretically track you or manipulate your health data.

By J. Fingas,   02.02.16
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01.27.16
Flexible sweat sensors monitor fluids while you exercise
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Flexible sweat sensors monitor fluids while you exercise

Future wearables might track a lot more than your heart rate or step count.

By J. Fingas,   01.27.16
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01.23.16
Consumer Reports backs Fitbit accuracy despite lawsuit
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Consumer Reports backs Fitbit accuracy despite lawsuit

Tougher tests suggest the heart rate data is trustworthy.

By J. Fingas,   01.23.16
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01.19.16
How tech did (and didn't) help the Engadget staff lose weight
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How tech did (and didn't) help the Engadget staff lose weight

Engadget editors competed against one another in a weight-loss challenge. Here's how it turned out.

By N. Lee,   01.19.16
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01.19.16
Twitter's former CEO is working on a fitness platform
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Twitter's former CEO is working on a fitness platform

Dick Costolo is also backing other startups at the same time.

By J. Fingas,   01.19.16
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01.06.16
Fitbit faces class-action lawsuit over faulty heart monitoring
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Fitbit faces class-action lawsuit over faulty heart monitoring

Plaintiffs claim Fitbit heart monitors report 'dangerously low' numbers.

By S. Buckley,   01.06.16
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