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BodyMedia strolls out of the gym with new fashion-conscious Core 2 body monitor

Note to dog owners: A fitness tracker won't cure your pooch (or you)

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Pet owners in recent years have gotten used to the idea that there’s very little that money can’t buy for their beloved dogs and cats, from high-end spas to designer clothing. Now comes the dog fitness tracker Whistle. The  $99.95 device promises to keep tabs on how Fido spends his time, developing...
Note to dog owners: A fitness tracker won't cure your pooch (or you)
BodyMedia launches beefed up health-tracking armband

Fitbit Flex fitness tracker ships with Bluetooth 4.0 synchronization

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Fitbit has started shipping its first wrist-based activity tracker. The Fitbit Flex follows the Jawbone Up and the Nike FuelBand in providing tracking of activities and sleep patterns from the wrist, and like other Fitbit trackers in the entire range, is able to sync over Bluetooth 4.0 through iOS and...
Fitbit Flex fitness tracker ships with Bluetooth 4.0 synchronization

This Is What Happens When You Track Your Sleep Obsessively

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If you're like most people, you don't think that much about the quality of your sleep. But some folks are now taking the task of tracking their sleep into their own hands. And they're getting a little obsessive about it. The blogger at gwern.net used a Zeo to keep...
This Is What Happens When You Track Your Sleep Obsessively

20 best Android apps this week

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Google Keep, Ravensword: Shadowlands, Sky Movies, UP by Jawbone, Doodle Jump, Al Jazeera, Order & Chaos Duels, iRig Recorder and moreIt's time for this week's roundup of new and notable Android apps, covering smartphones and tablets.The apps and games included came out for the first time in the last seven...
20 best Android apps this week

Re-Timer could play with your brain, fool body clock to minimize jetlag

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Jetlag and disrupted sleep patterns are conditions we're all too familiar with, right along with flashing lights that claim to remedy them. A new wearable device, tagged Re-Timer, also promises to be of help by mimicking sunlight and resetting the body clock. Reportedly the result of 25 years of...
Re-Timer could play with your brain, fool body clock to minimize jetlag
Jawbone's Up health wristband is back -- after 2.9 million hours of testing

FitBit's New (Non-Wearable) Device: The Wi-Fi Smart Scale

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Fitbit, maker of the popular fitness device that clips onto clothing and tracks activity and sleep patterns, is attempting to set itself apart in the increasingly crowded fitness tech market with the introduction of a new, Wi-Fi equipped scale. The Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale measures weight, body fat percentage and...
FitBit's New (Non-Wearable) Device: The Wi-Fi Smart Scale
Basis Science reveals its health-tracking wristwatch and fitness web service

Activity-Tracking Tech Moves From Wrist to Neck, With Sculley's New Shine Necklace

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Activity-tracking wristbands like the Nike+ FuelBand and the Jawbone Up are becoming all the rage. But what if they’re just too clunky for you? That’s the problem former Apple CEO John Sculley and business partner Sonny Vu have been tackling with the Misfit Shine. Under the company name Misfit Wearables,...
Activity-Tracking Tech Moves From Wrist to Neck, With Sculley's New Shine Necklace
Jawbone UP Becomes A Platform With New Partners, Open API Coming Soon

Basis Takes On Jawbone, Nike, Finally Launches Its Impressive $199 Health Tracking Band

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For Quantified Self devotees, data hounds and fitness enthusiasts, it’s a good time to be alive. Recent improvements in sensor technology, battery life and connectivity (and lower costs) have given rise to a slew of wearable gadgets and apps that make it easy to track and make sense of our...
Basis Takes On Jawbone, Nike, Finally Launches Its Impressive $199 Health Tracking Band

Quantify Your Day: The $99 Fitbit One Activity Tracker Finally Starts Shipping

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These days there’s certainly no shortage of gadgets for the fitness freaks among you (some of them have even come back from the grave), and now the folks at Fitbit are finally ready to take another crack at the market. According to a recently released statement, the company has just...
Quantify Your Day: The $99 Fitbit One Activity Tracker Finally Starts Shipping

Jawbone Acquires BodyMedia for More Than $100 Million, as Wearable Tech Gets More Intense

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Jawbone, looking to gain even more traction in the wearable health and fitness market, is snapping up another health product company. The Bay Area-based private company has acquired BodyMedia, Inc., a 14-year-old Pittsburgh-based company that makes health-monitoring armbands. The move comes just a couple months after Jawbone, which makes the...
Jawbone Acquires BodyMedia for More Than $100 Million, as Wearable Tech Gets More Intense

New FitBits Use Bluetooth to Sync Directly to Your iPhone

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FitBit, the tiny device that clips onto clothing and helps users monitor their activity levels and sleep patterns, is undeniably popular as far as activity-tracking devices go. But over the past year, products like the Nike+ FuelBand, the (now-paused) Jawbone UP and even the BodyMedia Fit Link Armband have elbowed...
New FitBits Use Bluetooth to Sync Directly to Your iPhone
Insomniacs of the world, rejoice! Sleep Time catches your 40 winks to give you a better night's sleep
Big data made real: Technologies to help improve your life

Sleep-Sensor Maker Lark Takes on Nike+ FuelBand With Larklife

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Lark, maker of a sleep-sensor wristband that silently vibrates to cause minimal annoyance to bedroom partners, is turning its attention to your waking hours. Today, the Mountain View, Calif.-based start-up unveiled a pair of activity-tracking wristbands — one for day and one for night — that work in conjunction with...
Sleep-Sensor Maker Lark Takes on Nike+ FuelBand With Larklife

Keep it casual: 15 best Windows 8 gaming apps

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Sometimes even a diehard dual-GPU gamer needs a break from crazy explosions and complicated MMO macros. Windows 8's casual game selection can't match the deep libraries that Android and Apple maintain, but even so the Windows Store holds a ton of finger-friendly titles. How do you know which deserve...
Keep it casual: 15 best Windows 8 gaming apps

Note to startups: Don't forget the 'skinny jeans' health trackers

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Just a minority of people may use smartphone apps and gadgets to track their activity, heart rate and diet, but that doesn’t mean many more aren’t going old-school when it comes to benchmarking their health. Some keep track of their diet, exercise or health conditions with notebooks and journals. And,...
Note to startups: Don't forget the 'skinny jeans' health trackers
Jawbone's Up health wristband finally comes to Android

Larklife fitness tracker syncs your data over Bluetooth, knows when you're running instead of walking

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In case you haven't noticed, fitness gadgets are having something of a moment right now. The past year alone has seen the launch of Nike's FuelBand, the ill-fated Jawbone Up and a refreshed line of Fitbit trackers. Now another product is arriving that promises to do basically the same...
Larklife fitness tracker syncs your data over Bluetooth, knows when you're running instead of walking
So you've collected oodles of personal data: Tictrac helps you actually use it
9 trends to watch for in wearable tech
Alcohoot combats drunk driving with 'world's first enforcement grade smartphone breathalyzer'

Apps Rush: Monopoly Hotels, Clik, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, BuildApp, Pinwheel, Gems of London and more

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What's new on the app stores on Friday 17 February 2012A selection of 16 apps for you today:Monopoly HotelsElectronic Arts has launched a new mobile spin-off from board game Monopoly, which sees you running hotels, attracting VIP guests and adding micro-businesses and attractions. It's free to play, and funded by...
Apps Rush: Monopoly Hotels, Clik, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, BuildApp, Pinwheel, Gems of London and more

WebMD and Qualcomm team up to bring Quantified Self tech to the masses

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Tech geeks around the world are using connected devices to measure everything from their daily activity and heart rates to their sleep patterns and blood glucose levels. But ask the average American about this so-called Quantified Self movement and you’ll likely get a blank face. WebMD and Qualcomm, however, believe...
WebMD and Qualcomm team up to bring Quantified Self tech to the masses
Following Fitbit's New Wristband, Basis Unveils First Android App, To Go Live In March; iOS To Follow
Picking the perfect fitness wristband: FuelBand, Up, Flex, or Basis
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