The FitBit Charge HR, a wrist-mounted activity tracker, was “interrogated” to help manage a patient with new onset atrial fibrillation after a seizure.
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Canadian researchers test simple exercise program for fatigue in patients with advanced cancer.
Guide to cheaper but high quality alternatives to every Fitbit product.
As of publish, Cnet has run a major news that Nike had fired as many as 55 people from its Digital Sports team’s hardware division, which is in charge of the FuelBand.
Several weeks ago, hardware manufacturer Jawbone surprisingly released UP Coffee, a simple, free iOS app that promised to be the simplest way to understand how caffeine affects your sleep.
Crowd-funding platform Indiegogo’s recently highlighted the GoBe wearable sensor, an activity tracker with an alluring twist: “GoBe is the first and only wearable device that automatically measures the calories you consume and burn all day.”
Basis Science, makers of the recently reviewed wearable smartwatch/activity tracker Basis Band, was acquired by Intel for a reported $100M-$150 million dollars.
It appears that an issue with the FitBit Force causing a rash might be more widespread than initially believed
The Jawbone UP24 ($149) and Fitbit Force ($129) are quite similar–they both are worn around the wrist, both add sleep and nutrition tracking, both offer silent/vibrating alarms, both feature passive/continuous bluetooth syncing, both offer 7+ day battery life, and both offer excellent third-party integration. Regardless, spending time with the two devices reveals that each has a different personality and approach to the quantified self movement.
Review of the Basis B1 Band, which is an outstanding activity tracker, and clearly one of the best on the market.
The Jawbone UP is a useful activity tracker that launched with much fanfare, but its defective hardware gave time for its competitors to steal its thunder.
The e-ink Pebble smartwatch raised $4 million dollars in 7 days, shattering the previous Kickstarter record of $3 million in 60 days