Tag Archive: Fitbit

Apple Watch and Fitbit rashes are real (and gross)

We’re seeing a lot of reports across the Internet of Apple Watch owners getting some irritation from their wearables. We have a few likely culprits for these blights, including friction with the band; contact dermatitis from dirt, water, or soap…Read more ›

Fitbit lists Apple Watch as risk to investors in IPO filing

Fitbit is looking to make a splash on Wall Street by filing to go public. The company behind the Flex activity trackers announced it is looking to raise $ 100 million in an initial public offering later this year. Fitbit sold…Read more ›

This neat Apple Watch app wants to be Fitbit for the workplace

  When Tim Cook was recently asked, during a trip to the Kurfürstendamm Apple Store in Berlin, Germany, whether he would agree to give everyone who worked for Apple’s retail stores a free Apple Watch, he basically rejected the idea in the…Read more ›

Fitbit data being used as evidence in court is world first

One way you can tell a technology is becoming mainstream is when it starts to have brushes with the law. We saw it in the 1980s with the first computer hacker trials, more recently with the appearance of Google Glass,…Read more ›

The Fitbit Force Tracker Is Being Recalled For Causing Rashes

If you own a Fitbit Force — a fitness tracker with a built-in OLED display that we like quite a lot at Cultofmedia — you might want to check under the band. Do you see any redness? If so, you…Read more ›    

Latest Update From Fitbit Turns iPhone 5s Into Fitness Tracker Without Extra Hardware

The Fitbit is one of the most popular fitness trackers out there, and today its companion iOS app was updated with an interesting new feature for iPhone 5s owners. By taking advantage of the new phone’s M7 co-processor (a chip…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Fitbit Announces Force, Its New Full-Featured Fitness Tracker

Fitbit has today announced its new fitness tracker, the Force, which combines all of the features found in the original Fitbit Flex with some of the more advanced features found in the Fitbit One tracker. It costs $129.95, slightly more than the $99 Flex, and it’s available today. One of the biggest improvements Fitbit has […]

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The FitBit Flex Will Get Your Ass Off The Couch, But Not Through A Marathon [Review]


Flex by FitBit Category: Fitness Works With: iPhone 5, Mac Price: $ 100

The FitBit Flex is a $ 99 rubber band you wear around your wrist to track how many steps you’ve taken every day. It connects via Bluetooth to your iPhone, or through a dongle to your Mac. If you are utterly sedentary, it’s a fantastic gadget that may very well encourage you to make some slight adjustments to  [Read More…]

Fitbit Flex Fitness Tracker Wristband Goes On Sale For $100

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The Fitbit Flex has officially gone on sale for $ 100 online and in U.S. retail stores. We saw the “OG fitness-tracking dongle” at CES earlier this year, where it was clear that Fitbit was trying to steal the mojo from competitors like Nike’s Fuelband and the Jawbone Up. Now the Flex is out in the wild, and users can be the judge.

Bluetooth 4.0 is used to connect the silicon wristband  [Read More…]

Survival Of The Fittest: iPhone Accessory Maker Fitbug Sues Fitbit For Trademark Infringement


Fitbug is a company that makes exercise accessories that work with iPhone apps. Fitbit is also a company that makes exercise accessories that work with iPhone apps. Their names are similar, and so are their products. It’s kind of like they’re the same company, except they’re totally not, and that’s the problem.

The confusion between the names of the two companies has really started to get under Fitbug’s skin, so it’s  [Read More…]