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Fitbit CEO: Smartwatches 'lack a purpose' right now

Fitbit recently introduced three new fitness wristband trackers — one of which the company is calling a "superwatch" for the ability to get smart …

Taiwan's XYZprinting Launches World's First All-In-One 3D Printer Plus Scanner

Companies have been banking on 3D printers someday becoming an every day household accessory, but XYZprinting just jetted it closer to reality. The Taiwanese company today announced that its Da Vinci 1.0 all-in-one printer plus scanner is shipping to the U.S. for $799, making it the world’s first …

Microsoft Smartwatch Passes Through The FCC

We recently heard that the new Microsoft Smartwatch could launch some time within the next few weeks, and now more evidence that the device is about …

LG G Watch R Review!

A $12 fitness band? Yep. And it looks good.

SAN FRANCISCO — What would it take to get you to wear a fitness band? How about one that costs $12?<p>Entrepreneur David Donovick's Pivotal Living startup is taking on market leaders Fitbit and Jawbone with the Life Tracker 1 — a wristband and smartphone app that promise to do the things modern …

Lenovo's first fitness tracker looks a lot like the Fitbit Flex

Everyone wants a piece of the fitness tracker pie. Lenovo has quietly revealed its entry into the market, a Fitbit Flex-like device called the "Lenovo Smartband SW-B100." It appears that the product has accidentally hit the web — there's no official announcement from the company. Instead, a small …

Fitbit’s Latest Activity Trackers Feature Heart Monitoring, Smartwatch Functions

Meet Fitbit’s latest: The Charge, Charge HR, and the Surge. These activity trackers will sit atop the brand’s masthead going into 2015 and beyond. But don’t look for most of these products this holiday season. Only the $130 Charge will be available this year. The $150 Charge HR and $250 Surge hit …