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December is here and with it comes the expanded Santa Tracker from Google

The ability to track Santa may exist in a place where Moore’s Law applies when one looks at how Google continues to expand their Santa Tracker platform each year. What started out as an online replication of the local TV news “tracking” Santa with the help of NORAD each year has blossomed into a month […]

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Fitbit Alta HR fitness tracker review

The Fitbit Alta HR isn’t the end-all be-all of fitness trackers, but its heart-rate monitor and sleep tracking make it a great fit for casual athletes.

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Your sleep tracker may actually disturb your sleep, study suggests

In a bid to improve sleep patterns, many people have turned turned to devices such as sleep trackers to better optimize their shut-eye. But a new case series suggests these devices might actually prompt sleep problems.

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It looks like it’s over for the Microsoft Band fitness tracker

Microsoft said on Monday that it’s sold of its Band 2 fitness tracker and has no plans to release an updated version this year. The Band launched to mediocre reviews in 2014 though the second version saw big improvements. A Band 3, however, seems unlikely.

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Basis recalls every Peak fitness tracker ever sold after some users sustain burns

Basis has issued a recall for its Peak fitness tracker, due to the fact that the tracker was causing some users to get burned. Not only is the tracker being recalled, but syncing for the Peak will stop being supported after this year.

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Samsung Gear Fit vs. Gear Fit 2: Which fitness tracker should you buy?

Samsung has finally taken the wraps off the successor to the Gear Fit, aka the aptly-titled Gear Fit 2. But is the new fitness tracker that much better than the original? Check out our spec comparison for a closer look at the software and hardware powering both devices.

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Forget counting steps: Reveal fitness tracker records stressors for autistic kids

Awake Labs has started an Indiegogo campaign for the Reveal, a fitness tracker aimed at tracking emotional triggers for autistic children. What this means is that these children and their caretakers can prevent meltdowns before they even happen.

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Jawbone sells fitness tracker inventory to avoid losses

Producer of fitness tracker, Jawbone, may soon be no more. According to sources who spoke with Tech Insider, the company sold the last of its inventory to a retailer and has shut down production. Jawbone’s existing fitness trackers, UP2, UP3, and UP4, have been slow to sell according to sources. This was probably due to the tough competition […]

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Charm by Samsung activity tracker officially announced by Samsung

Samsung unveiled a new activity tracker, or as they call it a “lifestyle band,” called the “Charm by Samsung” today. Initially the device is being released in Korea, Italy, France and Russia. Other markets will be added soon. Samsung goes for a minimalist design with the Charm, making it appear more like jewelry instead of […]

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Huawei’s TalkBand B3 doubles as a fitness tracker and a Bluetooth headset

Along with the P9 and the P9 Plus, Huawei has unveiled a new wearable — the TalkBand B3, a successor to the B2 that also doubles as a Bluetooth headset. The B3 comes in three models — the Active, the Classic, and the Elite.

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Who’s tracking your fitness tracker? We asked an expert

Many of us wear fitness trackers 24/7, so they can collect data on our activity, but there’s a danger that someone else could access that information. How secure are fitness trackers and what are the risks? We asked an expert.

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Fossil’s $95 Q Motion activity tracker can also track sleep

Fossil has a new fashionable wearable that has an interchangeable strap and a cylindrical shape, reminiscent of Misfit’s Ray wearable. The water resistant Q Motion also has smart tap technology, letting you launch functions with just a tap.

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Wistiki is a stylish tracker that helps you find your lost devices

Bluetooth trackers aren’t really new products — but they’re becoming more stylish, if that’s your thing. Wistiki just successfully funded their sleek trackers on Indiegogo, and they’re $ 50 a pop.

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Polar’s A360 is a high-end fitness tracker at a competitive price

Polar’s A360 is a high-end fitness tracker that doesn’t compromise on hardware, but delivers on price. It features a color display, GPS, a proprietary heart-rate monitor, and more.

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