wearable

Fitbit is having a bad day | TechCrunch

Fitbit is, again, not having a good day after spending the year in mostly middling status as it looks to prove there’s a market for fitness trackers and its own smartwatch. The culprit today:… Source: Fitbit is having a bad day | TechCrunch Fitbit received a sell rating from a Wallstreet firm.  This, as usual […]

Fitbit App Gallery Now Available

For all those who have been anxiously awaiting…the Fitbit App Gallery is now LIVE! To access the gallery, you must update your tracker to the latest version of the Fitbit OS using your mobile device.  I updated with my iPhone this morning over WiFi and I now have access to new watch faces and apps.  […]

FitBit App Gallery to Arrive Soon

I received an exciting email this morning related to my FitBit Ionic.  I have been anxiously awaiting the release of the app gallery, FitBit’s answer to the app and game library required by smart devices.  The email, sent out to developers, states that developers now have access to upload their creations to the gallery.  The […]

What the future holds for fitness technology - CNN

From swarms of drones to sensors hidden in your socks, experts weigh in on how we might use fitness technology to track our workouts and health in the future. Source: What the future holds for fitness technology – CNN I like this article, but not the assumption that consumers are not interested in wrist-worn wearables.  […]

FitBit Ionic - A Review

I have been interested in the FitBit Ionic since I heard @ambermac mention it on Twitter some time ago.  I decided to preorder one towards the end of September and it shipped to my door on September 26th. So far I have been pleased with it, however, there are some major factors that consumers need to […]

Angry Spouse-o-meter

This article speaks to an experiment being conducted by USC in which wearable technology and machine learning are being used together to detect when conflicts arise within a couple’s relationship.  At this point, they are gathering data and not forcing environmental elements in order to make a conflict arise, but as you can imagine, there […]