Fitbit Charge 4 coming April 13th for $150 (First Fitbit device since Google acquired the company)

The new Fitbit Charge 4 is an activity tracker that also supports mobile payments, smartphone notifications, Spotify controls, and GPS — making it the first Fibit device that can use satellite navigation to provide real-time distance and pace details even if you leave your phone behind when you’re out for a run or bike ride. […]

Google is buying Fitbit for $2.1 billion, promises Google-made wearables

The rumors were true. Google has announced plans to acquire Fitbit in a deal valued at $2.1 billion. Fitbit is a 12-year-old company that currently dominates the wearable activity tracker space, but which has struggled to move beyond fitness devices. Google, meanwhile, has been developing software for wearables for the past five years… but the […]

Fitbit launches Versa 2 smartwatch with Alexa support + optional Fitbit subscription service

Fitbit’s latest smartwatch is a $200 model with support for voice controls, courtesy of Amazon Alexa. The Fitbit Versa 2 is up for pre-order today and it should begin shipping in September. There’s also a $230 Fitbit Versa 2 Special Edition model that features a woven wristband and comes with a 3-month free trial to […]

Fitbit unveils $150 Charge 3 fitness tracker with touchscreen display, swim tracking

Fitbit may have gotten into the smartwatch space in recent years, but the company is still best known for its fitness trackers, and today Fitbit is introducing an update to its top-of-the-line Fitbit Charge series. The Fitbit Charge 3 is coming in October and goes up for pre-order starting today for $150 and up. At […]

Garmin’s latest wearables include smartwatch with Garmin Pay, fitness tracker with watch hands, digital faces

Garmin is launching three new wearables with fitness-tracking features at the IFA show in Berlin this week. The most basic is the Vivosport, a $200 wristband-style device with a touchscreen display. The Vivomove HR is a more stylish device that the company describes as a touchscreen hybrid smartwatch thanks to a combination of a digital […]

Fitbit Ionic is the first smartwatch from the leader in fitness trackers

Fitbit has been one of the leading companies in the wearable space thanks to its line of popular fitness trackers. But with activity tracking features baked into multi-purpose devices like the Apple Watch, Samsung Gear line of products, and smartwatches running Google’s Android Wear, Fitbit’s been under pressure to launch its own smartwatch After acquiring […]

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro is a swim-ready activity tracker

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 isn’t the company’s only new product making its debut today. The company is also launching an upgraded version of its Fit 2 activity tracker. The new model is called the Gear Fit 2 Pro, and it’s ready for the swimming pool, thanks to water resistance that can handle depths of up […]