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HTC Grip hands-on: The fitness band for casual athletes and pros alike

by Gizmoration March 1, 2015
I’m not sure if there’s still room in the market for more smart health and fitness trackers, but HTC thinks that one group of consumers is being woefully underserved by the current lineup. As HTC explained to me at a recent press event, most of the current products are for people who are trying to motivate themselves to [...]

MWC 2015: Huawei’s new fitness band can tranform into a Bluetooth headset

by Gizmoration March 1, 2015
Chinese firm Huawei arrived at MWC 2015 without a flagship product, but it’s still got some interesting devices to shout about. First up is the successor to the questionable Talkband B1 – the Huawei Talkband B2 – and it not only looks better, it’s got more functionality too. The device has been smartened up with [...]

BAND Hits 40 Million Users, Expands to US

by Gizmoration February 28, 2015
I wrote about Camp Mobile’s BAND recently, a platform that’s looking to redefine social networking and messaging apps for maximum control and private communications. The team was proud to announce that they recently hit 40 million users worldwide. The invite-only platform lets users organize and interact with the people in their lives in smaller circles, [...]

‘Click’ Aims to Introduce Apple Watch Band Adapter in Upcoming Crowdfunding Campaign

by Gizmoration February 26, 2015
Ahead of the Apple Watch’s launch, accessory makers are already hoping to create solutions that will allow the device to be used with a wide array of existing watch bands. Click, for example, is an upcoming watchband adapter that will slide into the band slots of the Apple Watch, allowing the Apple Watch casing to [...]

Microsoft releases the first major Band update

by Gizmoration February 25, 2015
Microsoft Band, the wearable fitness tracker, and its accompanying Health app have received their first major update, some four months after the initial release. With the latest update, the band is getting some new features — enabling it to monitor biking (yes, even stationary biking), a quick read feature for notifications and — (you’re not [...]

Microsoft Band gets the first of many updates

by Gizmoration February 24, 2015
During a phone interview with Microsoft last week, the company highlighted various updates the Microsoft Band would be receiving. Today, both the wearable and the Microsoft Health app are getting a hefty update including a web dashboard, biking functionality, new ways to scan and respond to incoming notifications, and integration with Microsoft HealthVault and MapMyFitness. [...]

Teeny tiny keyboard, cycling, 3rd party apps come to Microsoft Band

by Gizmoration February 24, 2015
Microsoft today made the first major update to its Band fitness device since it launched in the US (and, still, only the US) just under four months ago. Today’s update touches all aspects of the Band’s ecosystem, with new capabilities on the device itself, an SDK to let third-party phone apps communicate with the Band, [...]

Microsoft’s Band wearable gets a Web hub, biking tools, a virtual keyboard and an SDK

by Gizmoration February 23, 2015
Microsoft’s quirky amalgamation of fitness tracker and smartwatch, the simply named Band, is about to get more powerful; the company is launching a series of updates for the tracker, as well as introducing an SDK for developers. Users on a desktop can now check their fitness information more easily with a new Web dashboard for Microsoft Health, [...]

An In-Depth Look at Apple Watch Band Options and Potential Pricing

by Gizmoration February 20, 2015
Daring Fireball‘s John Gruber today published a piece going in-depth on what he believes Apple’s upcoming Apple Watch wearable will sell for, how the various accessory bands will be sold at retail, and just how much the all-gold Apple Watch Edition could possibly cost. Taking a step back from the tech industry, Gruber looked at [...]

Rock Band is reportedly being revived on PS4 and Xbox One

by Gizmoration February 20, 2015
One of the biggest crossover hits in the history of multiplayer gaming vanished off the face of the Earth not with a bang, but with a whimper. Rock Band 3, the final game in the main Rock Band series as of now, launched on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii in 2010 to relatively disappointing [...]

Nike+ FuelBand iPhone app adds HealthKit integration, no longer requires a band

by Gizmoration February 17, 2015
Nike today released a long-awaited update to its FuelBand app for iPhone users with the fitness tracking FuelBand wearable adding support for sharing NikeFuel points with Apple’s Health app on iOS 8. The update also adds support for motion tracking right from the iPhone for iPhone 5s users and up and no longer requires a Nike [...]

Buy the Moto 360 with a metal band from Best Buy and get a $50 gift card

by Gizmoration February 17, 2015
If you’re planning to buy a Moto 360 with a metal strap today, get it from Best Buy and you’ll get a $ 50 gift voucher thrown in absolutely free. The one-day deal is available online only, but you’ll get free shipping to your door. I’ve been using a Moto 360 for about two months [...]

InBody is The New Wearable Which Will Blow Off Your Mind

by DRajon January 8, 2015
Wearable are the new technology which markets are accepting just now. InBody Band is a new smart tracker in the market which keeps the track of distance travelled, steps taken, calories burnt and your active and sleeping time ( done automatically). These features are common with any of the smart bands but this new InBody [...]

Google Street View car hijacked

Music Band Hijacks Google’s Street View Car For Videoclip

by Chris Murphyon March 30, 2013
This must be a first: a trending video seems to show how a group of people is “hijacking” a Google’s Street View car to make their own Street View style music video. This is either the stupidest thing ever or a brilliant marketing stunt. Either way it is worth watching it for almost four minutes [...]