Displaying items by tag: fitness tracker

Huawei has launched new wearables to help Australians kickstart their health journey with a vast range of features from blood pressure monitoring to a built-in animated fitness coach.

Published in Home Tech

While Google has its own range of Android phones, there is no official Android watch. Huawei has been working to fill this gap and the Huawei Watch GT Runner is a magnificent smartwatch for Android that informs and helps you focus on all-day health management. It gives up to 14 days of battery life - oh, and iOS users can use it too.

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.

Published in Home Tech

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.

Published in Your Tech

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?

Published in Home Tech

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.

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Friday, 10 February 2017 12:47

Google announces Android Wear 2.0

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.

Published in Internet of Things
Thursday, 01 September 2016 14:01

Moto 360 Sport for health enthusiasts

Moto (Lenovo) has released the Moto 360 Sport, a smartphone for serial health nuts – sorry, designed for sports enthusiasts.

Published in Internet of Things
Friday, 26 August 2016 14:12

The fēnix rises

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.

Published in Internet of Things
Wednesday, 06 July 2016 10:46

Samsung Gear Fit2 (review)

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.

Thursday, 19 May 2016 17:17

Garmin vivosmart HR+

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.

Published in Internet of Things
Tuesday, 05 April 2016 21:22

Milo launches new fitness tracker for kids

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.

Published in Apps

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.

Published in Internet of Things
Friday, 05 February 2016 09:39

Fitness wearables breed like rabbits

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.

Published in Internet of Things
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 00:06

An itty bitty Fitbit update

Fitness wearable company Fitbit has launched new colours into the Australian market and has issued a new app update.

Published in Home Tech
Sunday, 11 January 2015 13:18

The Walking Dad reviews Samsung Gear Fit

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.

Thursday, 20 November 2014 12:54

Sony's SmartWear wearables hit the shops

The Sony SmartBand Talk is now on sale in Australia, with the SmartWatch 3 close behind.

Published in Mobility
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