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Fi Dog Collar review

Fi Dog Collar review

Activity trackers aren't just for people any longer. The Fi Collar is designed to help keep an eye on your dog's activity and location. Here's our review.
Garmin's vívofit 4 fitness tracker helps you shed that winter belly for just $60 ($20 off)

Garmin's vívofit 4 fitness tracker helps you shed that winter belly for just $60 ($20 off)

It's never too late to shed that winter belly, and what better way to start doing it than with a little extra help? Garmin has you covered, with its Vivofit 4 fitness tracker. You can grab one for $20

Some Under Armour fitness devices lose their smarts on March 31st

People who bought some of Under Armour's fitness devices are learning a hard lesson about the fragility of connected tech. Ars Technica has learned that the athletic wear company is winding down

Fitbit quietly enables blood oxygen tracking on its wearables

Fitbit's devices from recent years have blood oxygen monitoring (SpO2) hardware, but they haven't used it -- until now. Users on Reddit and elsewhere have noticed that their Versa, Ionic and Charge 3

US will investigate Fitbit and Garmin following Philips complaints

The new year isn't getting off to a great start for some wearable device makers. The US International Trade Commission has agreed to investigate Fitbit, Garmin, distributor Ingram Micro and two

One in five Americans wears a smartwatch or fitness tracker, Pew claims

If you've noticed devices on many people's wrists, you're not the only one -- new data suggests they're quite common. Pew Research Center has published a study indicating that just over one in five
This fitness and activity tracker looks like a certain smartwatch but costs just $35

This fitness and activity tracker looks like a certain smartwatch but costs just $35

Buying an activity tracker or fitness watch doesn’t have to cost hundreds of dollars. In fact, many excellent models come in considerably lower than that. While the prices have dropped for these types
Midweek deals: Save on Fitbit Charge 3, wireless earbuds, security cameras, and more

Midweek deals: Save on Fitbit Charge 3, wireless earbuds, security cameras, and more

Hello, and welcome to the first installment of our midweek deals roundup for 2020. Now that the holiday season is behind us and the barrage of pre-Christmas sales has subsided, we're turning our
Garmin's Vívosport activity tracker drops to $112 on Amazon, the lowest it's ever been

Garmin's Vívosport activity tracker drops to $112 on Amazon, the lowest it's ever been

If you're looking for a full-featured fitness tracker that can also act as a smartwatch, Garmin's Vívosport is the right device for you. It offers a variety of fitness-focused features while letting
Huawei Band 4 Pro leaks show unsurprising design, new colors

Huawei Band 4 Pro leaks show unsurprising design, new colors

Affordable activity trackers are getting better and better. Xiaomi's Mi Band 4 offers a lot of value for its price, and so does Honor's Band 5. Huawei is getting ready to join their ranks with its new

Google reportedly in talks to acquire Fitbit

According to Reuters, Google parent Alphabet is looking to acquire publicly traded wearables company Fitbit. Reuters says the deal is still being negotiated and could still fall apart, but if it came

Alphabet is reportedly interested in buying Fitbit

Fitbit is apparently quite serious about exploring a sale. Reuters sources said Alphabet has "made an offer" to buy Fitbit for an as yet undetermined amount. The insiders warned there was no guarantee
Form AR goggles review: The coolest and most accurate swimming tracker

Form AR goggles review: The coolest and most accurate swimming tracker

As a swimmer and a techie, every time a new activity tracker is announced, my first reaction is to skim its official page trying to find if it supports my favorite sport. What follows is an extensive
Form AR goggles review: The coolest and most accurate swimming tracker I have ever tried

Form AR goggles review: The coolest and most accurate swimming tracker I have ever tried

As a swimmer and a techie, every time a new activity tracker is announced, my first reaction is to skim its official page trying to find if it supports my favorite sport. What follows is an extensive
Garmin Fenix 5 series smartwatches are on sale for up to $270 off on Amazon

Garmin Fenix 5 series smartwatches are on sale for up to $270 off on Amazon

TL;DR: You can save up to 36% on a Garmin Fenix 5 series GPS smartwatch by ordering yours from Amazon. Garmin recently announced the latest additions to its lineup of wearables — the Fenix 6

Fitbit will play a key role in Singapore's public health program

Never mind getting a fitness tracker through your insurance company -- in Singapore, the government will encourage you to get one. Fitbit has unveiled a partnership with Singapore's Health Promotion
Xiaomi Mi Band 4 review: Cheap and decent activity tracking, but not for swimmers

Xiaomi Mi Band 4 review: Cheap and decent activity tracking, but not for swimmers

In the world of activity trackers, nothing comes close to the Mi Band's value. Cheaper than any Garmin or Fitbit tracker, even the most basic vivofit4 and Inspire, but still packing enough

Here's why Netflix is tracking some Android users' physical activity

Netflix is tracking some users' physical activity, but it isn't exactly moving into Fitbit's territory. Details of the test first emerged when a security researcher said the Netflix app on his Android

Your sleep tracker might make insomnia worse

Sleep tracking can help you determine if you're getting a good night's rest, but it might exacerbate your problems in some circumstances. Scientists talking to the New York Times have warned that

The $70 Fitbit for kids is now available

Last summer, Fitbit introduced its kid-focussed fitness tracker, Ace. Now, the company is back with a new model, Ace 2, and it's dropped the price by $30. Fitbit teased Ace 2 in March, when it