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No activity detected: Nike to abandon wearable hardware

Nike will still develop activity-tracking software but it's going to stop work on its FuelBand wearable device.

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Samsung Gear Fit review: A dazzling wrist wearable with serious software deficits

Half activity tracker, half smartwatch, the Gear Fit shows Samsung understands addition by subtraction.Sadly, though, its exercise tracking is inaccurate.


Indiegogo CEO responds to backers demanding refunds for scammy Healbe wristband

In a Friday blog post, co-founder Slava Rubin writes "nurturing a trusted open platform is our top priority," but the Healbe campaign continues apace.

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App Invasion: Keep your caffeine addiction under control with Up Coffee

Jawbone's Up Coffee tells you when to put down the latte so you can go to bed on time.

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Sony Lifelog hits Google Play, but it may not be the app your SmartBand is looking for

Nope, I still can't use my new Sony SmartBand life tracker.

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My Sony SmartBand arrived from Amazon! But its required software isn't even public yet

Sony's life-tracking wearable is shipping to customers, but it's just a useless rubber wristband until two apps go live in Google Play.

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Wellograph puts a luxury twist on activity-tracking wristbands (or is it a smartwatch?)

Mixing snazzy materials with an old-school retro design, Wellograph looks like a smartwatch—but its features are all about step counts, heart rates and wellness.

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9 stylish wearables that won't make you look like a high-tech dork

OK, it's not like Gucci is getting into the smartwatch business. But this wearable tech actually adopts a fashion-forward aesthetic.

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Wearable snake oil: The search for automatic calorie-intake tracking in fit-tech wristbands

It's the 'holy grail' of activity-tracking wristbands, but critics say no defensible technology allows activity-tracking wristbands to automatically tell us how many calories are in the food we eat.

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Ouch: Fitbit Force owner files a class-action lawsuit for skin-rash problems

The wearables company has already issued a full recall of its activity-tracking wristband. And now this.