Archive for Fitness Gadgets

Microsoft Band Fitness Tracker for $199

Posted in Fitness Gadgets by Darrin Olson on October 30th, 2014

Microsoft Band Fitness TrackerMicrosoft announced on Wednesday the planned release of its own wearable fitness tracker, the Microsoft Band. The device is available for purchase on Thursday from Microsoft for $199, and will work with Android, iOS and of course Windows Phone 8.1.

Among the features targeting fitness, the Microsoft Band tracks your exercise reps, calories burned, heart rate around the clock and your sleep. It also has a UV monitor built in with real-time UX information to make educated decisions on sun protection when you go out.

The wearable tech from Microsoft helps with more than just fitness, though and throws its hat into the ring against other popular wearable devices for Android and Apple. The Band will display a small snippet of your incoming emails, syncs with a calender to provide reminders and will let the user voice interact with Cortana …

Misfit Flash Wearable for Fitness

Posted in Fitness Gadgets by Tam Yue on September 16th, 2014

Misfit FlashWe know what you are thinking; “Another wearable fitness device?” And to that we say, yes, another wearable fitness device. But we like this one and what is has to offer, as well as what you don’t have to offer to own one.

The Misfit Flash is a good way to track your exercise and sleep patterns. It offers all the same capabilities as the other wearable’s on the market. The major differences are simple; it requires an app to be able to track your fitness goals because it doesn’t come with a tradition display. Also, it doesn’t require charging, since you need to replace the batteries every 6 months. And last but not least, it’s affordable. At $49.99 it is definitely worth the trade-off of features.

Via The Next Web

GoWear fit is like a pedometer on steroids

Posted in Fitness Gadgets by Shane McGlaun on November 24th, 2008

GoWear fitThe new year will be here before you know it bringing with it the usual New Year’s resolutions from people. One of the most common resolutions is to lose weight. There are lots of gadgets available that can help people lose weight and reach fitness goals.

One of the newest gadgets is called the GoWear fit. The device is sort of like a super pedometer. It goes on the upper arm and includes an armband. It monitors all sorts of things for the wearer like steps taken, calories burned, amount of physical activity, sleep duration and efficiency.