Why You Don’t Need a Fitbit to Get in Shape

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*+-One of the biggest advantages of having a smartwatch is for the fitness-tracking capabilities, but according to a new study, your smartphone is actually better at tracking your fitness activities. A new paper that was recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that most fitness-focused smartphone apps are just as accurate […]

Fitbit Force Recall: What Owners Need to Know

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*+-Fitbit has announced that it will recall its new Force fitness wristband due to the device’s material causing skin irritation for a number of owners. Last month, multiple owners came forward claiming that the Fitbit Force was causing irritating rashes to form on the wrist of the wearers. One owner in particular said that when […]

Too Much ‘Force’ From Fitbit Results in Customer Injuries

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*+-The Fitbit Force is the latest wearable fitness gadget to debut over the holiday shopping season competing in the same space as the Nike+ Fuelband and the Jawbone Up. However, the Fitness Force may be just that–too forceful–resulting in injuries to the wearer, but not in the way you would imagine. According to a report […]

Fitbit Force Official: Up Your Fitness Game for $130

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*+-The Fitbit Force has been officially announced, and it’s the next latest fitness product from Fitbit, which combines a few smartwatch features with the ability to track fitness and exercise. The fitness wristband was leaked last week, giving us an all-but-confirmed look at the device. The biggest change from the Fitbit Flex is the new […]