Fitness Trackers

vívofit® 4

Features always-on customizable color display and 1+ year battery life¹; no charging necessary Tracks steps, distance and calories burned, monitors sleep and provides a personalized daily step goal² Safe for swimming and showering³ Periodically syncs to Garmin Connect™, where you… Read More ›

Fitbit Ionic review

My recent experiences with the Fitbit Blaze highlighted to me that the company really does struggle to make good quality hardware that is equal to the quality and density of the fitness tracking software every Fitbit device uses. And so… Read More ›

Fitness trackers- pointless?

I waxed lyrical for some time about the Apple Watch and the fitness capabilities that it offers. I stand by that opinion, to a point, but have realised that the disconnect between the tracking and the user is quite substantial…. Read More ›

The Misfit Flare

The Misfit Flare’s tracking abilities aren’t limited to steps. It can track different exercises, like walking, running, yoga, soccer, basketball, and swimming. If you do want to track swim laps, you’ll need to make a $10 in-app purchase. Despite its… Read More ›

Mini Metro

Mini Metro is a minimalist subway simulation game about designing efficient subway networks. The player must constantly redesign their line layout to meet the needs of a rapidly-growing city… More here. This game looks like great fun for the current… Read More ›

The Microsoft Band is dead (maybe)

Microsoft gave it two tries, but the company’s wrist-worn Band fitness tracker is seemingly no more. The Band 2 has been removed completely from Microsoft’s online store, signaling that production has ceased. It’s no longer available from Best Buy either,… Read More ›

Broken Jawbone?

Jawbone, the richly valued maker of wearable gadgets and wireless speakers, appears to be on increasingly shaky financial footing as it struggles to pay vendors and keep inventory in stock. Jawbone abruptly ended its relationship with the customer-service agency NexRep… Read More ›