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Nabi Compete is a fitness tracker for kids

The maker of the kid-friendly Nabi line of tablets is launching its first fitness tracker. The Nabi Compete is a bracelet that you can put on a youngster to track steps and sync the data with a smartphone app. Not convinced that this’ll be enough to get your kid off the couch? That’s where the […]

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Xiaomi Mi Band 1S is a $16 fitness tracker with a heart rate sensor

Xiaomi’s first wearable activity tracker made a splash last year by offering up to 30 days of battery life, a waterproof design, and basic fitness tracking features for under $15. Now Xiaomi is launching an updated model that has one more feature and the same low price: the Mi Band 1S has an optical heart […]

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This could be the Microsoft Band 2 wearable (leaks)

Microsoft’s holding an event on October 6th, where the company is expected to unveil its next-gen Surface Pro tablet and at least two new Lumia smartphones. One other thing we could see at the event? A second-gen Microsoft Band. And thanks to Spanish website Microsoft Insider, now we have an idea of what it could look […]

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Runtastic is a fitness tracker built into an analog watch (for $129 and up)

  So you want a wearable device that can track your steps and sleep patterns and estimate how many calories you’ve burned… but you don’t want a standalone bracelet like a Fitbit and you don’t want a full-fledged smartwatch. Well, there’s a growing number of fitness-trackers that look like classic watches. Withings has the Activité and Activité […]

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Sony’s Wena Wrist watch is a classic watch with smart features (crowdfunding)

Sony already has a line of smartwatches: the latest is cleverly branded as the “Sony Smartwatch 3.” But while some companies are trying to make smartwatches look classy by including premium materials to go with their digital displays, Sony is thinking about doing something different for its next model: skipping the digital display altogether. The […]

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Misfit and Speedo launch the Speedo Shine swim tracker

Fitness tracker company Misfit makes a number of products that can track steps, sleep quality, and other stats. Now the company is patnering with Speedo on a line of trackers designed specifically for swimmers. The new Speedo Shine joins the Misfti Shine, Flash, Flash Link, and other members of the Misfit family. The $80 Speedo […]

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Toshiba unveils Silmee W20/W21 health trackers

There’s no shortage of cheap fitness and activity trackers which you can wear on your wrist or clip to your shirt, belt, or pocket to keep track of your daily step count, distance traveled, and other stats. But Toshiba’s Silmee line of health trackers go a bit further. Earlier this year the company introduced a Silmee […]