The Huawei GT 2 Pro is a stylish smartwatch with an incredible two week's battery life, that works with Android and iOS, and is packed with sporting and lifestyle features. In fact, with $120 off right now, this could be the perfect Father's Day gift for the active Dad in your life.
Huawei Consumer Business Group has announced the newest member of its Band series fitness tracker, with huge increases in screen-to-body ratio, battery life, and health and fitness monitoring - all in 18 grams.
Garmin Australia has launched its vívofit jr. 2 kid’s fitness tracker with Disney Princess-themed bands and mobile app.
Looking a bit like a very upgraded Blaze, Fitbit’s previous “almost” smartwatch, the Ionic promises “multi-day battery life”, apps, workouts, personalised guidance, contactless payments, music and plenty more.
If a $27 fitness band outsells a smartwatch costing several hundred dollars and with a vastly higher profit margin, has the fitness band truly won No.1?
Although Jawbone made fitness trackers as well as Bluetooth speakers, that part of Jawbone’s business has reportedly been liquidated, with a new focus on healthcare instead.
Android Wear is to wearables like smartwatches, as Android is to smartphones – it underpins both form and functionality. Google has announced Android Wear 2.0, a version that makes the operating system competitive again.
Moto (Lenovo) has released the Moto 360 Sport, a smartphone for serial health nuts – sorry, designed for sports enthusiasts.
Just like the fabled phoenix rising from the ashes, the Garmin’s fēnix 3 has risen to even loftier heights as the amazingly elegant, yet practical fēnix Chronos. Yes, it’s a fitness device inside a watch that would be at home in any horological collection.
Samsung has had many iterations of its Gear range of smartwatches and fitness bands, improving on design and usability each time. The Gear Fit2 fitness band and its accompanying S Health app are very good with few compromises.
Garmin fitness trackers are breeding like rabbits. There are now three wrist-based heart rate trackers – the vivosmart HR, vivosmart HR+ and the vivoactive HR. The latest vivosmart HR+ adds GPS to the mix. Fitness devices are selling well, smart watches are not.
Iconic drink company, Milo, has launched a tracker designed for kids that helps to monitor their health, fitness and activity. A study commissioned by Milo revealed that 78% of Australian kids are getting less than the recommended daily amount of exercise, with one in four (28%) getting less than half.
Garmin fitness wearables cover a huge range of activities. The new vivofit 3 is a fitness tracker, and the vivoactive HR does absolutely everything you can pack into a fitness tracker with smart benefits.
Fitbit, one of the industry leaders has released the Alta designed for 24/7 use. It compliments its range of eight other fitness wearables sitting below the flagship Blaze and Surge.
Research firm Gartner predicts 18.4% growth in the wearables market in 2016, and a further 17.5% in 2017.
Fitness wearable company Fitbit has launched new colours into the Australian market and has issued a new app update.
In business we know what gets measured gets improved; apply this principle to your own health and fitness with the Samsung Gear Fit activity tracker.
The Sony SmartBand Talk is now on sale in Australia, with the SmartWatch 3 close behind.
When things are banned they usually increase in desirability, but Microsoft’s new fitness health band wearable is unlikely to be banned anytime soon - with its screen on the opposite side you’d expect!
Three new fitness trackers are on the way from fitness wearables leader, Fitbit, with long awaited auto heart rate tracking, smartwatch functionality with GPS, auto sleep tracking, the time finally being displayed and plenty more.
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