Wearable fitness and wellness trackers could kill you
Interfere with implanted cardiac devices
Wearable fitness and wellness trackers could interfere with some implanted cardiac devices, according to a study.
Xiaomi Miband 2 launched
OLED, better tracking
Xiaomi has released its Miband 2 and the new fitness band offers much for a tiny price. It starts selling tomorrow for equivalent of $23 (149 Yuan) in China and a few companies will ship it to Europe and USA for a bit more.
Asics acquires Runkeeper for $85 million
Buying the software to get the hardware running
Asiscs has announced that it acquired Runkeeper fitness tracking software for $85 million.
Active virgin predicts the death of smart bands
Didn't even know they were alive
CIO of international health club operator Virgin Active, Andy Caddy said that fitness bands from the likes of Fitbit and Jawbone won't be around in two years' time.
HTC Grip smartband announced
Under Armor cooperation, $199
HTC has announced its first wearable, and it is not a smartwatch. The device is called HTC Grip and as you can imagine it is a smartband.
Under Armour buys fitness apps for $0.56 billion
Snapped MyFitnessPal for $475m and Endomondo $85m
The Internet of Things, or IoT in geek parlance, is a big deal. Intel hopes to buy and craft its way into this niche, as it missed the smartphone trend.