fitbit

Phys Ed

Your Fitness Tracker Might Be Wildly Inaccurate

Heart rate monitors didn't fare well in a recent test.
Denny Watkins
3.10.17
Whoa

In The Future You'll Swallow Your Fitbit

Researchers have developed an ingestible sensor that could be a first step toward more sophisticated monitoring of vital signs.
Jesse Hicks
2.8.17
Review

Would You Wear Your Fitbit If It Was a $345 Gold Bracelet?

I tried a high end “smart bracelet” for its security features, which goes beyond activity tracking featured on most standard wearables.
Gabriela Barkho
1.15.17
wearables

There's a World of Fitness Trackers Beyond Fitbit

Fitbit may be the most familiar, but companies like TomTom and Garmin also make fitness trackers worth your time.
Kayla Matthews
12.26.16
Donald Trump

According to Our Fitness Trackers, That Debate Was Stressful AF

I asked people on Twitter how high their heart rate was during the debate.
Ankita Rao
10.20.16
Health

Your Heart Rate Monitor Is Nonsense, Study Says

The FitBit monitor was 24 heartbeats over or 39 beats under most of the time.
Madison Margolin
10.18.16
future of food

This Wearable Tech Necklace Wants to Listen to You Chew

How one machine listens to the sound we make when we chew different foods to analyze data and make us healthier humans.
Gareth May
10.6.16
Health

​I Asked People on Craigslist Why They’re Giving Up and Selling Their FitBit

The intense dedication to tracking your every move just isn’t sustainable.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.26.16
McDonald's

McDonald's Offers Activity-Tracking Wearables with Their 500 Calorie Happy Meals

An 8-year-old would need to walk about five hours to burn off a Happy Meal.
Madison Margolin
8.17.16
Fitness

This Pair of Smart Socks Got Me Into Wearable Tech

Gabriela Barkho
7.3.16
Canada

This Canadian Startup Can Track Your Emotions Through a Fitness Monitor

Sensaura wants to revolutionize video games, advertising, and more.
Mark Mann
6.28.16
Canada

How a Canadian Pharmacist Is Planning to Overthrow the Tyranny of Doctors

Roger Simard wants to monitor every patient with smart wearables.
Mark Mann
6.22.16
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