Tagged: fitness tracker

CES 2017: LeEco debuts two Android-based smart bikes for cycling aficionados

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LeEco has debut two new smart bikes at the CES 2017 with new features and integrated Android 6.0 Marshmallow that is specifically tailored for cycling and can support some third party sensors as well. One of them is a mountain bike while other is a road bike. Both bikes are given 4-Inch touchscreen that can display turn-by-turn directions to the rider with a simplified menu. It has a compass, a barometer and a speedometer to keep track of journey’s data including speed, distance, covered etc. The cycles have 4 LTE Radio and rider can play music, both online and offline, talk to fellow cyclists via on-bard walkie-talkie and share rides or data with them. Read More…

Fitbit to buy smartwatch company Pebble along with its IP

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Pebble, the smartwatch company that rose to fame with its successful Kickstarter campaign in 2012 may be on the verge of a phase out. According to reports on The Information and Financial Times, fitness industry giant Fitbit is in talks of acquiring Pebble. There is no word on the acquisition price yet, or when the two companies would go ahead with the deal, but it’s learnt that the deal could work out for a nominal amount. Read More…

Xiaomi Vphone S8: Smallest touch-screen smartphone with just 1.54-inch display

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A new touch-screen smartphone ‘Xiaomi Vphone S8’ launched yesterday, claims to be the smallest in its category with a display measuring just 1.4-inch. Its 2.5D curved glass screen is brushed with metal frame and aluminum-magnesium alloy body. The design is minimal and features only one main (power) button and three virtual controls. In first look, it appears identical to the available smartwatches in the market. Indeed, it is sort of smartphone cum smartwatch. It has a speaker and microphone and it can perform all basic functions of a smartphone. Read More…

Wearable market in its prime – three best gadgets you should own right now

Smartwatches are selling like hot cakes

The world of wearable technology is expanding. Despite a shaky start and uncertainty surrounding the practical applications of smart devices small enough to fit on your wrist, the market is now experiencing a boom.  According to the latest predictions by CCS Insight, the wearable market will be worth a staggering $25 billion by 2019 with sales increasing from 84 million units to 245 million. Everything from fitness trackers and smartwatches to potential innovations in the virtual reality area are driving the market forward. Read More…

Garmin Vivofit Jr. fitness tracker for kids

Garmin Vivofit Fitness Tracker

Problem with majority of kids out there is that they can’t get enough of their smartphones. It is their Holy Grail gadget which satisfies most of their needs right from gaming to watching videos. But it is also making them more lazy and non-interested in actual pay activities which are good for body and brain. Garmin wants to change that with a fitness tracker for kids that turns daily activities into fun, making them more active and intelligent.
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Fitbit Charge 2 is all that you wish in a fitness and health tracker

Fitbit Charge 2 Fitness Tracker

The fitness tracking market is loaded with all kind of devices that promise you the pinnacle of fitness tracking. Only a few are honestly useful, and Fitbit is one of them. For people who swear by the fitness tracker’s capability to track vital body functions there is some good news. The latest Fitbit Charge 2 fitness tracker is now available for purchase, and it is worth every penny. The fitness wristband comes with a smart display which shows all that you crave to see in a jiffy. To top it off, the fitness tracker looks better than ever and promises engaging fitness regimes to give it a personal touch.
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Apple Watch Series 2 is a swim-proof smartwatch

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After much speculation and anticipation, Tim Cook finally got on stage at the Apple Event in San Francisco to announce the Apple Watch Series 2, along with the latest iPhone models and refreshing wireless AirPods. The air has been cleared on all the assumptions about this Apple smartwatch, and it is in-fact much better than its predecessor. However it borrows a lot from the first generation Apple Watch, including the square dial design and the funky crown for scrolling and zooming-in on details. Also, the watch casing is going to be available in aluminum, stainless steel and the exclusive white-colored ceramic model.
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Android Wear-powered Michael Kors Access smartwatches start at $350

Michael Kors Access smartwatches

It’s not every day that designers out of the tech fraternity venture into the smartwatch arena. Altering the scenario, acclaimed handbag designer Michael Kors launched Access, a line of smartwatches that combines fitness, technology and fashion in single device. Michael Kors Access comprises Bradshaw and Dylan watches which run Android Wear. Bradshaw is an all-metal smartwatch for the more sophisticated, while Dylan is sportier smartwatch. Read More…

Level – Stylish eyeglasses double as activity tracker

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Who says wearable glasses need to be bulky and ordinary looking? VOS Global in association with University of Southern California’s (USC) Center For Body Computing has developed a tech-savvy pair of glasses which monitor your fitness. Earlier known as Project Genisis, the final version of this eyewear dubbed Level distributes the weight of embedded hardware on both the temples equally. Sensors like Bluetooth, accelerometer, gyroscope or magnetometer are all fitted inside the thick temples of this stylish eyewear.
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Hands-on with MiFone L58 smartest budget smartwatch with fitness tracker

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If price and looks are two things you want in a smartwatch, the MiFone L58 that we are going to review here is tailor made for you. Smartwatches with basic fitness tracking features are found a dime a dozen these days; there is an influx of budget smartwatches on e-commerce sites. With its attractive price tag and a magnificent design (good to give most high-end watches a run for their money), the MiFone L58 is one of the finest in the league. Despite the name, which may sound so much Xiaomish, this is an independent Chinese brand and has no connection with Xiaomi. Read More…