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    Fitbit Buys Up Parts of Pebble, Upcoming Smartwatches Cancelled

    Pebble, the smartwatch company that rose to prominence as a Kickstarter success story in 2012, is no more. After weeks of increased speculation of a Fitbit buyout, both companies are confirming that Fitbit will acquire some of Pebble’s staff and intellectual property, discontinuing their product lines. All of the new Pebble products introduced in the […]

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    Fitbit Charge 2 Review

    With there sure to be an uptick in fitness goals in the coming months, the Fitbit Charge 2 is ready to be the ultimate tech stocking stuffer gift or indulgence. We tested the latest Fitbit Charge 2 for over two weeks, capturing, tracking, and noting the top features throughout our fitness, health, and everyday routines. The new, […]

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    Fitbit Blaze Review, The Best Fitbit Tracker Yet

    Fitbit is back and better than ever with their new Fitbit Blaze smartwatch. The Blaze boasts a vibrant high-resolution touchscreen, sleep tracking, automatic exercise recognition and tracking, and more. We got to explore the ins and outs of the Blaze and here is what we found. The Look The Fitbit Blaze most resembles the Apple Watch in […]

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    Our Top Picks of CES 2016

    No slowing down for the world’s largest technology expo — one week and more than 170,000 people later, CES 2016 has passed leaving far more tech than anyone could possibly cover in its wake. We did our best, and good thing, because like always, there were loads of terrific new products on the way in […]

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    Jawbone Files Suit Against Fitbit – Again

    Oh, you though Jawbone was done lawyering up? No, they’re just getting started — the ink has barely dried on their first lawsuit accusing Fitbit of corporate espionage, yet Jawbone is already plunging into round two, filing a separate suit against Fitbit over patent infringement. Late last week, The Wall Street Journal reported that Jawbone […]

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    How Many Calories Does a Trip to the Courthouse Burn? Jawbone Sues Fitbit Over Alleged Corporate Espionage

    Popcorn-worthy stuff this week as Jawbone has filed suit in a California State Court claiming that Fitbit not only poached Jawbone employees — no foul there — but that those employees stole corporate secrets including market research and future product designs. That would be the foul part. The New York Times report says that Fitbit […]

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    Fitbit Charge HR Review

    By now, most people recognize the Fitbit brand. They built a strong name for themselves in the wearable market for fitness and exercise tracking. They took it to the next level with the Fitbit Surge superwatch, but they also recently released a more moderate tracking device: the Fitbit Charge HR. The Charge HR is an […]

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    Transform Your Fitbit Into Serious Jewelry with these Accessories

    It’s been pretty well established that the fitness tracker market has split into two—those marketed to high-performance athletes and those marketed to everyone else. The latter group is full of 24/7 devices that track activity and sleep throughout the day—and they need to be 24/7, or you’ll be getting incomplete information about your health, activity […]

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    Fitbit Adds Leather Bracelet to Tory Burch Collection

    Fitbit has been trying to lead the way in making fitness trackers fashionable through their partnership with Tory Burch. We’ve been fans of the Fitbit Flex bracelets that have come out of that partnership so far, and it doesn’t look like that’s going to change with these new Fret Double-Wrap bracelets. The double-wrap leather band […]

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    Fitbit Surge Fitness Super Watch Review

    Watch out: Fitness band gone smart! Fitbit just released the latest and greatest in tech, the Fitbit Surge Fitness Super Watch. This wristband has most of the features anyone could want in a wearable. It tracks movement, heart rate, sleep, and calories on a large backlit touchscreen display. It even has smartphone integration and a […]

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    Tory Burch Still Hearts Fitbit, Debuts Amore Band

    Tory Burch’s collaboration with Fitbit was one of our favorite designer-tech partnerships from last year. The problem with fitness trackers is that they’re increasingly intended to be worn 24/7, but still mostly look like exercise accessories—the Tory Burch Fitbit bands turned the Flex into something that women might actually be willing to wear 24/7, which […]

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    Pivotal Tracker 1 is a $12 Fitbit Alternative

    There are so many fitness trackers now, I hesitate to make any statements with complete certainty because for all I know, there’s some plastic dreck being sold at a flea market somewhere for three bucks. But, I’ll say with a fair amount of confidence that at $12, the Pivotal Tracker 1 (previously the Life Tracker […]

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    FitBit Charge Activity and Sleep Wristband Review

    The holidays are around the corner and fitness devices are going to sell like hotcakes. Luckily, Fitbit recently released one of the best fitness monitors out there: the Fitbit Charge Activity and Sleep Wristband. The Fitbit Charge combines the best features available on the market: all day comfort, a week long battery, built-in display with […]

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    Tory Burch for Fitbit Collection Gets Two New Colors

    Earlier this year, we took a look at the Tory Burch for Fitbit collection, a collaboration that resulted in some very fashionable fitness trackers disguised as jewelry. A couple of the trackers in that line are now getting new colors to shake things up for the holiday season. The Metal Hinged Bracelet and Metal Fret […]

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    Fitbit Surge is their First Smartwatch

    Fitbit has just announced a few new fitness trackers, including two mid-range options called Charge. The Fitbit Charge and Fitbit Charge HR will finally bring a little bit of smartphone functionality to Fitbit’s line of fitness trackers. Fitbit Charge and Charge HR For the most part, these two are standard Fitbit trackers. Like always, the […]

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    Fitbit Enters the Workplace with Stir Kinetic Desks

    Last year, we took a look at the Stir Kinetic Desk, a brand new desk with motorized legs, making it a standing/sitting desk convertible – also known as a flex desk. Stir’s desk was noteworthy because it included Bluetooth and Wi-Fi integration, leaving the door open for communication with third-party devices. Well, Fitbit has walked […]