Fitbit Inspire HR v Charge 3: Battle of the Fitbit fitness trackers

Fitbit Inspire HR v Charge 3: Battle of the Fitbit fitness trackers

You're going to be wearing this thing 24/7, so you want to know about things like fit, comfort, ease of viewing data and generally just being a good tracker to use day and night.

How to clean a Fitbit: Take care of your band and tracker with this guide

How to clean a Fitbit: Take care of your band and tracker with this guide

Elastomer bands The elastomer bands are the silicone-y ones that are generally shipped as the standard option, like with the Fitbit Charge 3 or the new Versa Lite Edition smartwatch.

​Xiaomi Mi Band 4 confirmed for 2019 – with new features and aggressive price

​Xiaomi Mi Band 4 confirmed for 2019 – with new features and aggressive price

The Xiaomi Mi Band 4 fitness tracker will get a release this year – the company has announced in its quarterly earning call. Details are light – but David Cui reaffirmed that each generation of the enduringly popular fitness tracker has introduced something new – and that would be the same with the Mi Band 4.

Fitbit Ace 2 first look: A kids tracker that grows up with you

Fitbit Ace 2 first look: A kids tracker that grows up with you

While Fitbit decided to ape the Alta for its first kids fitness tracker, it's taken a slightly different approach for the Ace 2. The idea that Ace 2 can also move to a more grown up look is a smart move from Fitbit too, and should help keep those trackers on those wrists for longer.

Fitbit Ace 2 brings waterproofing and fun colors to the kid fitness tracker party

Fitbit Ace 2 brings waterproofing and fun colors to the kid fitness tracker party

With its second kids fitness tracker, the Fitbit Ace 2, the company is going with a whole new design aimed at younger kids. As for the actual fitness tracking, there doesn't appear to be too many changes from the original Ace. You're still going to get steps and active minutes, plus sleep.

Fitbit Inspire HR first look: Meet the Alta HR successor we've already seen

Fitbit Inspire HR first look: Meet the Alta HR successor we've already seen

Like a slimline Charge 3 Fitbit Inspire/Inspire HR key specs The Alta line was always the part of the Fitbit family that kept tracking discreet. With the Inspire HR, the extra money gets you those heart rate based features that are available on those pricier Fitbit wearables to make it a better workout companion.

Apple Watch to get built-in sleep tracking by 2020 says report

Apple Watch to get built-in sleep tracking by 2020 says report

After Apple acquired sleep tracker company Beddit in 2017, we anticipated this was a move to finally join the likes of Samsung, Garmin and Fitbit in offering the ability to monitor sleep from the wrist.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Buds names confirmed

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Buds names confirmed

Last up are the Galaxy Buds, a new hearable we've seen plenty of details leak over, including the device turning up in promotional materials from Samsung.

The best GPS kids tracker watches 2019: Child safety wearables round up

The best GPS kids tracker watches 2019: Child safety wearables round up

$99, Amazon | angelsense.com HereO V2 The HereO is the first GPS tracking device cleverly disguised to look like a cute, colourful watch, so little ones can show off and tell the time while you keep tabs on their whereabouts via your iOS or Android device.

​Fitbit plans new kids fitness tracker - according to new leaked images

​Fitbit plans new kids fitness tracker - according to new leaked images

Fitbit seems to be planning a new fitness tracker for kids, in what looks to be a new impending line-up for the company. The Ace now looks more of a marketing device by Fitbit, to test out demand for a kids tracker without actually having to build one specifically.

MWC 2019: Big wearable tech announcements to expect at the show

MWC 2019: Big wearable tech announcements to expect at the show

This year, MWC takes place between the 25 and 28 February where we hope to be getting our hands on some shiny new smartwatches, fitness trackers, hearables and find out what's new in the world of VR and AR.

Grab a cheap Vivoactive 3 and Vivomove HR in Garmin Valentine's sale

Grab a cheap Vivoactive 3 and Vivomove HR in Garmin Valentine's sale

If a Fitbit Valentine's Day deal doesn't float your boat, Garmin and Amazon are offering cut-price deals on the Vivomove HR, Vivoactive 3 smartwatch and somewhat bizarrely the Vivofit jr.2.

Withings Pulse HR review

Withings Pulse HR review

Run tracking compared: Withings Pulse HR (left) and Huawei Watch GT (right) Both the data and the way Withings presents it ensure the Pulse HR’s heart rate sensor is not truly useful as a training tool.

Apple fitness band hinted at in new patent

Apple fitness band hinted at in new patent

Apple's smartwatch already doubles up as a pretty solid fitness tracker, but a new patent could hint that Tim Cook and company might still be weighing up making something to go up against devices like the Charge 3 and Garmin's legion of fitness bands.

Withings Health Mate: Essential guide

Withings Health Mate: Essential guide

More motivation: Reminders and Goals There are more effective ways to try to give yourself a Health Mate kick up the backside without any Withings-owning friends.

Corner boxing tracker review

Corner boxing tracker review

Corner boxing tracker: Performance Corner keeps things really simple when it's time to track, letting you focus on getting your session up and running as quickly as possible.

CES 2019 preview: All the announcements we're expecting from the year's biggest show

CES 2019 preview: All the announcements we're expecting from the year's biggest show

Dead wrong, actually, because the pinnacle of any year is quite obviously in early January, as the tech world descends on Las Vegas and offloads fresh wares at CES.

Fitbit Charge 3 is now a better fit for running with latest software update

Fitbit Charge 3 is now a better fit for running with latest software update

If you like to run with the Fitbit Charge 3 (our 2018 Fitness Tracker of the Year), you're going to be happy with a new update that has started to roll out to the fitness tracker.

Best Fitbit Charge 3 bands: Top third-party straps to style your tracker

Best Fitbit Charge 3 bands: Top third-party straps to style your tracker

Unlike other options on this list, though, be aware that it only comes in one size, fitting wrists between 5.5-inches - 8.1-inches. Coming in six different woven fabric styles, this is ideal for those who want a more comfortable strap to wear around the clock.

Fitbit missing manual: Everything you need to know about your Fitbit

Fitbit missing manual: Everything you need to know about your Fitbit

You still get heart rate tracking and advanced sleep stats, and all the normal step tracking features – although the screen is too small for notifications and there’s no connected GPS for workouts.

How to calibrate your Fitbit: Improve the accuracy of step tracking

How to calibrate your Fitbit: Improve the accuracy of step tracking

If you're finding your Fitbit is way off mark with tracking distance or steps, adjusting your stride length will help. If you're using the Fitbit Flex 2, you can do this by going into your Account and then into Advanced Settings where you'll see an option to adjust the pool length.

How to reset a Fitbit: A guide to restarting your Charge, Alta, Versa or Ionic

How to reset a Fitbit: A guide to restarting your Charge, Alta, Versa or Ionic

Once it has restarted, simply unplug the tracker from the charging cable and begin the setup process within the Fitbit app. Once done, simply unplug the tracker from the charging cable and begin the setup process within the Fitbit app.

How to change the bands on your Fitbit

How to change the bands on your Fitbit

Changing the band on a Fitbit device may seem like a simple proposition, but it's all too easy to end up in a fight with your new Versa, Charge, Alta HR or Ionic.

Which Samsung Gear smartwatch should you buy?

Which Samsung Gear smartwatch should you buy?

Plus, like other Samsung smartwatches, it's still got Spotify support, offline music support with 4GB of storage and a healthy selection of apps - though not quite to the level of Wear OS or Apple Watch. Wareable verdict: Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro review

Fitbit Alta HR at $99 is our deal of the day

Fitbit Alta HR at $99 is our deal of the day

The Fitbit Alta HR - Wareable's fitness tracker of the year in 2017 - is currently on offer for less than $100, that's a saving of $50. The Fitbit Alta HR is one of the best fitness trackers money can buy.

Misfit Phase smartwatch cut to a ridiculous $29 in Black Friday sale

Misfit Phase smartwatch cut to a ridiculous $29 in Black Friday sale

The Misfit Phase hybrid smartwatch, down from $175 to $29.99, definitely deserves the bold and italic treatment. The Phase tracks steps, distance travelled, calories burned, and your sleep.

Fitbit accessories Black Friday deals include designer bands and leather Versa straps

Fitbit accessories Black Friday deals include designer bands and leather Versa straps

Fitbit's Black Friday deals are in full swing and it's not just smartwatches and fitness trackers that are getting some discounted love. As part of the Fitbit Black Friday sale, the fitness tracker expert has also decided to reduce the price of a collection of its accessories.

Apple Watch Series 4 v Fitbit Charge 3: The popular wearables square off

Apple Watch Series 4 v Fitbit Charge 3: The popular wearables square off

The Charge 3 is Fitbit beefing up its fitness tracker, adding an SpO2 sensor that could, eventually, help you detect sleep apnea and atrial fibrillation. Apple Watch Series 4 v Fitbit Charge 3: Smartwatch features Apple Watch Series 4 v Fitbit Charge 3: Battery life

The challenges of building a kids smartwatch

The challenges of building a kids smartwatch

Xplora’s proposition, and those of similar children’s smartwatches, is that of a child’s first mobile phone — not a tracker, as such — and, according to Kirkbak, by far and away the most difficult challenge is the complexity of engineering involved in getting that cellular antenna into such a small form factor.

Fitbit Charge 3 v Charge 2: Which fitness tracker should you choose?

Fitbit Charge 3 v Charge 2: Which fitness tracker should you choose?

Both Charge devices are equipped with Fitbit's PurePulse heart rate sensor for measuring workout intensity and offering resting heart rate readings, but if you want that new SpO2 sensor, the Charge 3 is the one you need.

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