AirPods sales climbed during Q1 2020 but Apple Watch shipments declined

IDC says that shipments of wearable devices grew 29.7 percent year over year during Q1 2020, with Apple maintaining its lead.

May 28, 2020, 7:05 PM,  by Anam Hamid,  1 comment
iOS 13.5 health feature can be the difference between life and death

When iOS 13.5 is pushed out by Apple in the near future, it will come with a feature that will automatically send users' Medical ID information to responders when 911 is called.

May 15, 2020, 1:17 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  3 comments
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May 20, 2020, 9:05 AM,  by Ting Mobile,  2 comments
Study seeks to find whether the Apple Watch can give users an early warning about COVID-19

Standford University is looking for participants to take part in a study that will look to see if smartwatches and fitness trackers can give users an early warning that they will contract COVID-19.

May 14, 2020, 11:31 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  5 comments
Fitbit is working on two major Apple Watch-rivaling features, and you can help make one happen

Fitbit is officially working on getting its own ECG monitoring feature approved by the FDA for integration on a future smartwatch while also launching a large-scale study to develop atrial fibrillation detection.

May 07, 2020, 3:30 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Apple totally crushed its 'hungry' smartwatch market rivals during Q1 2020

Apple had another tremendous quarter selling smartwatches around the world, as both its shipment numbers and market share surged during Q1 2020, extending the company's lead over Samsung and Garmin.

May 07, 2020, 1:30 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Fitbit to launch a 4G-enabled smartwatch for kids

After silently acquiring Doki Technologies, Fitbit now plans to release a smartwatch for kids with 4G support.

May 02, 2020, 8:22 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Best fitness and sleep tracking bands

As most of us are forced to remain at home, this could be a great opportunity to work our health and fitness. Here are five great fitness trackers to help!

Apr 29, 2020, 6:53 AM,  by Radoslav Minkov,  3 comments

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Stanford Medical and Fitbit want to use wearables to predict infections, COVID-19

The team wants to develop new algorithms that will analyze various data from wearables, like body temperature and heart rate readings, to detect early signs of illness.

Apr 15, 2020, 3:46 AM,  by Mariyan Slavov,  0 comments
DEAL The OG Fitbit Versa smartwatch is on sale at a 50 percent discount

Originally priced at $200, the feature-packed Fitbit Versa smartwatch is more interesting than ever thanks to an essentially unbeatable 50 percent markdown.

Apr 07, 2020, 5:46 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
featured The Fitbit Charge 4 is official with built-in GPS and a few other cool tricks up its sleeve

The Fitbit Charge 4 is now up for pre-order in the US as the company's first ever activity tracker equipped with standalone GPS connectivity at a starting price of only $150.

Apr 01, 2020, 3:10 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
DEAL Amazon has a whole bunch of Fitbit devices on sale at generous discounts

The Fitbit Ionic, Versa, and Versa Lite smartwatches, as well as the Fitbit Charge 3 and Ace 2 activity trackers, are all available at lower than usual prices on Amazon.

Mar 31, 2020, 5:15 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
The Fitbit Charge 4 will solve the biggest problem of its forerunners

The unannounced Fitbit Charge 4 has leaked in full, coming soon with untethered GPS connectivity at a starting price of only $150.

Mar 27, 2020, 10:00 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
DEAL Fitbit Premium 90-day free trial now available for everyone

Fitbit has just announced that it's making its Premium service available for free to all users across the world.

Mar 23, 2020, 4:45 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Fitbit Charge 4 leaks along with price and available colors

UK retailer Mobile Fun has stumbled upon info about a Fitbit Charge 4 device while browsing the online portal of an official supplier

Mar 19, 2020, 5:04 AM,  by Mariyan Slavov,  1 comment
Wearables’ 2019 market: Apple wins first place, followed by Xiaomi and then Samsung

Research and analysis company IDC has published a paper, analysing the market share and global sales for 2019 and announcing the top five wearables vendors. According to their research, Apple won the gold medal, thanks to the growing popularity of Apple Watches, AirPods and Beats headphones, Xiaomi took second place, and Samsung took third.

Mar 11, 2020, 8:09 AM,  by Iskra Petrova,  0 comments
DEAL Еxpired The already affordable Fitbit Versa Lite is insanely cheap on eBay right now

The fitness-centric Fitbit Versa Lite smartwatch is on sale at a crazy low price of $72 from a top-rated eBay vendor in refurbished condition with a 90-day warranty included.

Feb 26, 2020, 2:18 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
DEAL Fitbit Inspire HR price drops to all-time low at Amazon

Fitbit Inspire HR, the fitness tracker that accurately monitors heart rate, calorie burn and dozen other health-related aspects, is now on sale at Amazon for a price that's only been seen on Black Friday.

Jan 23, 2020, 7:55 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
DEAL Fitbit's newest smartwatch is getting a 25% discount on Amazon

Fitbit's most recent wearable device – Versa 2 is getting a decent discount on Amazon.

Jan 20, 2020, 2:10 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Several Fitbit devices get a handy new health feature the Apple Watch can't rival just yet

Fitbit Ionic, Versa, Versa 2, Versa Lite, and Charge 3 owners can finally monitor their blood oxygen saturation levels to detect disorders like sleep apnea, which Apple Watch users are not able to do.

Jan 15, 2020, 3:16 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  4 comments
Fitbit and Garmin accused of patent infringement

Fitbit, Garmin and three other companies in the fitness tracking industry are being investigated by the USITC for allegedly infringing on patents owned by Philips. The latter seeks a sales ban and cease and desist orders.

Jan 12, 2020, 9:09 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
DEAL Еxpired Fitbit kicks off 2020 with major discounts on smartwatches and fitness trackers

Fitbit ended 2019 with a big sale and is kicking off the new year with another wave of discounts of almost all its portfolio of products.

Jan 06, 2020, 7:42 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
featured Will Fitbit suffer the same fate as Motorola under Google's management?

Google wants to buy Fitbit for $2.1 billion, a deal that reminds us of the search giant's Motorola acquisition from a few years ago. But Fitbit doesn't have to suffer the same fate as Motorola. Here's why.

Dec 18, 2019, 7:41 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  4 comments
DEAL Fitbit Versa 2 drops to lowest price to date on Amazon

The Versa 2 is definitely a step up from the previous model, but that doesn't mean it's the perfect smartwatch. Even so, a 35% discount makes the Fitbit Versa 2 one of the best deals you can get if you're looking for such a wearable device.

Dec 17, 2019, 12:26 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Apple, Samsung, and Huawei all had a tremendous quarter in the thriving wearable industry

Global wearable device sales continue to grow at a mind-blowing pace, and although Apple managed to consolidate and even extend its lead in Q3 2019, Samsung and Huawei saw massive boosts in their numbers as well.

Dec 11, 2019, 10:08 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Fitbit OS 4.1 update rolling out to all compatible smartwatches in the US

For all other Fitbit smartwatches such as the Ionic, Versa, and Versa Lite, the update brings more advanced sleep tools including Sleep Score and Smart Wake, a redesigned exercise app, a clock face switcher app, and an agenda app.

Dec 07, 2019, 2:23 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
DEAL Fitbit Versa 2 drops to a new all-time low price in the company's sitewide Cyber Monday sale

The Fitbit Versa 2 can be purchased at a lower than ever price today only as part of a Cyber Monday sale extending to the company's other smartwatches and activity trackers as well.

Dec 02, 2019, 8:30 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
DEAL updated Best Black Friday MEGA deals: Amazon, Best Buy, Apple, Samsung, LG, Target, Verizon, Walmart, T-Mobile, etc

The biggest shopping festival of the year is nearly here, and all the noteworthy deals have already started pouring in! We will be continuously rounding up all the noteworthy deals for you right here...

Nov 29, 2019, 4:03 AM,  by Peter Kostadinov,  7 comments
featured Do the Apple Watch sleep tracking apps beat a $40 fitness bracelet?

There are plenty of affordable sleep trackers out there, for once, but you can also roll one into the Apple Watch via third-party apps like Pillow or Sleep++. That's exactly what we did, comparing a night's sleep reading from honor's excellent affordable fitness tracker, the Band 5, and a freemium app like Pillow loaded on the Apple Watch

Nov 25, 2019, 8:33 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  6 comments
DEAL Еxpired Fitbit Black Friday sale offers discounts on various smartwatches, fitness trackers

After running an Early Black Friday promo on the Versa 2, Fitbit is now expanding the sale to even more smartwatches and fitness trackers.

Nov 24, 2019, 8:26 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
DEAL A huge number of iPhone models will be discounted at Groupon for Black Friday

Groupon's Black Friday 2019 deals will be headlined by substantial discounts on a bunch of iPhone generations in refurbished condition, also including some iPad, Amazon Echo Dot, and Fitbit Versa love.

Nov 20, 2019, 3:12 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
DEAL Еxpired Fitbit's Black Friday deals on the Versa 2 smartwatch are already available

The Fitbit Versa 2 and Versa 2 Special Edition are on sale at a cool $50 discount each, with both deals set to run through Black Friday and until Cyber Monday.

Nov 17, 2019, 5:07 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
DEAL Fitbit Versa Special Edition scores excellent $80 discount at Best Buy in early holiday sale

A stylish Special Edition of last year's Fitbit Versa smartwatch is on sale at only 120 bucks after a cool $80 discount at Best Buy well in advance of the retailer's actual Black Friday deals.

Nov 15, 2019, 3:25 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
DEAL Fitbit will hold its very own Black Friday sale with cool Versa 2 discounts

The Fitbit Versa 2 and Versa 2 Special Edition smartwatches will be on sale at a $50 discount on the company's official website between November 21 and December 2 for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Nov 14, 2019, 6:41 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Fitbit smartwatches will soon get a bunch of exciting new features with a major software update

A major software update has been announced for the Fitbit Versa 2, Versa, Versa Lite, and Ionic smartwatches, bringing many great new features and key improvements to the table.

Nov 13, 2019, 12:31 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
DEAL Macy's has a number of interesting smartwatch deals planned for Black Friday 2019

Smartwatch enthusiasts will be happy to find several popular Fitbit, Fossil, and Michael Kors options at substantially discounted prices at Macy's this Black Friday.

Nov 13, 2019, 8:19 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
DEAL updated Costco has killer Galaxy S10, Note 10+, and Surface Pro 7 deals in store for Black Friday

Samsung's Galaxy S10, S10+, and Note 10, as well as Microsoft's hot new Surface Pro 7, are just a few of the devices scheduled to get massive discounts at Costco this Black Friday.

Nov 11, 2019, 2:55 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
DEAL Walmart's pre-Black Friday 3 Day Event comes with big discounts on iPhones, iPads, AirPods, and more

Walmart hasn't unveiled its Black Friday 2019 deals yet, but while waiting, you may want to check out the retailer's 3 Day Event through November 10 with big iPhone 8, sixth-gen iPad, and second-gen AirPods discounts up for grabs.

Nov 09, 2019, 7:02 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Apple grabbed almost half of the Q3 2019 smartwatch market, Samsung remains a distant second

Apple once again ruled the global smartwatch sales chart during Q3 2019 with a pretty insane 47.9 percent market share, followed by Samsung at a relatively modest but growing 13.4 percent slice of the pie.

Nov 07, 2019, 6:37 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  5 comments
DEAL Target wins Black Friday with top-notch iPhone 11, Galaxy Note 10+, and Pixel 4 deals

At least for the time being, Target is the retailer to watch this Black Friday season, with a number of killer deals in the pipeline on everything from the iPhone 11 family to Samsung's Galaxy Note 10+ and Google's Pixel 4.

Nov 06, 2019, 9:08 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  5 comments
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