Activity tracker

Quitbit: The last cigarette lighter you’ll ever need

QuitBit

There are plenty of fitness trackers out there. There are apps to track calories and water intake. Those are meant to encourage healthy habits. Quitbit is doing the reverse. It’s a smart lighter aimed at helping smokers kick the habit. The lighter, which weighs 72 grams, uses a flameless heat coil to light cigarettes. In …

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YOO HD Display Fitness Tracker review

We all compare ourselves to others it seems.  Whether it’s healthy or not, and whether we realize it or not…most of us do it!  When trying to make lifestyle changes and get fit, it’s easy to become discouraged when you look around and see other people taking what seems to be great leaps, while you …

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Sharpen your workout with the Razer Nabu Watch

Razer, a company known for its high-end, high-quality gaming equipment has branched out to the fitness wearables with the Razer Nabu Watch. Razer has some earlier entries into the sports band market with the Nabu X and Nabu, but the Nabu Watch is a step towards a fully functional timepiece. The Nabu Watch is basically …

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Avia Stride activity/fitness tracker review

Just about everyone I know is looking for an easy way to stay in shape and keep track of what they eat. One common solution is an activity/fitness tracker. They are an easy way to keep track of your daily activities and they usually have a companion app that helps you track the food you …

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Pivotal Living Bluetooth smart scale and fitness band review

Half of my reviews start with me explaining how I’m trying to live healthier…..this review will be no different. The last year I’ve been trying to get into better shape in terms of weight and cardiovascular ability. The Gadgeteer has been very helpful with this; I’ve had the chance to review heart rate monitors, run …

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Fossil has joined the health tracking craze with the Q Reveler activity tracker

Some of you may already know that Fossil (the watch company) recently purchased Misfit (the activity tracker maker) to become a major player in the fitness tracking game. Enter the Q Reveler activity tracker, part of Fossil’s new Q line of activity trackers. Designed to look like a fashion accessory, the Q Reveler not only …

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Milestone Pod run tracker review

I’ve recently began running in a hope to have a slightly less round belly. I’ve come to find that footwear is an important component of running. Good running shoes can help prevent you from experiencing pain or injury. Like anything else in life, quality running shoes are only good for a certain period of time …

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Smart Rope makes jumping rope fun again

Tangram has made jumping rope fun again with Smart Rope. What makes the Smart Rope so awesome? It has 23 embedded LEDs in the rope which display in mid-air the number of jumps you make (future software updates will allow you to select modes within the app that will allow the rope to display calories …

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Digitsole – Heated shoe inserts that track your steps and calories burned

I don’t know how I feel about having to charge the battery in my shoe insole, but hey, if it will keep my toes from going numb in the winter I may consider it.  This could be the motivation I need to get out of those wintertime blues and get some exercise outside!  These Bluetooth …

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Misfit announces Shine 2 fitness and sleep tracker wearable

Today Misfit is introducing the Shine 2, an update to their award-winning Shine Fitness and Sleep Monitor. The Shine 2 has been redesigned to track activity and sleep more accurately with a 3-axis accelerometer and a newly added 3-axis magnetometer. The iconic ring of status LEDs has also been updated from all white LEDs, to …

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The new Microsoft Band 2 is available now for pre-order

The release of the Microsoft Band 2 was announced on October 6. It is a Bluetooth 4.0 (low energy) activity tracker that has continuous heart rate monitoring to track your heart rate, calorie burn, and sleep. It also provides tracking data for the number of steps taken, running, biking, golfing, or working out and has …

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Misfit and Speedo have teamed up to offer the Speedo Shine activity tracker

The Speedo Shine is a new activity tracker from the partnership of Misfit and Speedo. Just like Misfit’s other trackers, it tracks your activity, steps, calorie burn and sleep automatically. Although you don’t have to be a swimmer, the Speedo Shine is made with swimmers in mind and features a proprietary lap counting algorithm that …

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Collect your vitals with the BodiMetrics Performance Monitor

I love to collect and analyze data, especially my health data. I like seeing the changes that take place as I make alterations to my exercise program or eating habits. The BodiMetrics Performance Monitor (this is how it is marketed in the United States; it is also known as the CheckMe Monitor according to Gizmodo) sounds …

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Withings Activité and Activité Pop activity trackers can now track swimming activity automatically

Most activity trackers on the market right now have been designed to only track steps, calories and sleep. But if your main form of exercising is swimming, regular fitness trackers won’t give you accurate and detailed info on your workouts. The Activité and Activité Pop activity trackers from Withings can now automatically recognize if a …

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