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fitnesFitbit Ionic review: A great fitness tracker, a mediocre smartwatchs tracker, a mediocre smartwatch

  My first few hours with Fitbit Ionic were horrid. Mind you, it wasn’t the device I had a problem with, but rather what I was doing with it. Before I received my review unit, Fitbit demanded that I test it first. Fair enough. What I didn’t know was that they really wanted to show off Ionic’s fitness capabilities. I ... Read More »

Samsung Gear Sport Smartwatch, Gear Fit 2 Fitness Tracker, IconX Earbuds Launched at IFA 2017

HIGHLIGHTS On the sidelines of IFA, Samsung unveiled three wearable devices The company’s IconX earbuds rival Apple’s AirPods Gear Sport, IconX, and Fit2 Pro offer offline Spotify music On the sidelines of the IFA trade show in Berlin on Wednesday, Samsung unveiled the Gear Sport smartwatch, Gear Fit2 Pro fitness tracker, and its Apple AirPods rival IconX 2018 wireless earbuds, furthering its commitment to making waves ... Read More »

Fitbit scoops up rival fitness tracker maker Pebble

Fitbit, the maker of popular fitness trackers, has acquired assets owned by rival Pebble, including key employees and intellectual property related to software and firmware development. The deal, which was reported last week, closed on Tuesday, Fitbit announcedon Wednesday. Amid slumping sales in the overall smartwatch market, Fitbit was interested in the PebbleOS, which has a large number of apps ... Read More »