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The Ohnut Is an "Intimate Wearable" Invented to Ease Painful Sex, and It's Raising Funds on Kickstarter

Some crowdfunded products are self-explanatory: It's pretty obvious what they are when you look at them. Ohnut is not one of those products. Hollow, with tiered curves and pastel in color, it almost looks like an avant-garde vase that might be sold at West Elm. But it's actually a stretchy, 2.25- …

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With Atlas, JHU alum poised to make big splash in wearable fitness tracker market

Ever hear of Atlas?<p>No, we're not talking about the primordial Greek Titan balancing the world on his shoulders. We're talking about this thing, which …

Fitbit vs. Jawbone

According to MyFitnessPal (the calorie tracking app I use on my smartphone), Friday was the 189th day I've logged in and, in that time, I've lost 58.3 lbs. That's approximately 2.16 lbs. per week, or... for the quantified selfies out there, approximately .3 lbs. per day.<p>One nanosecond after, "You …

Razer Nabu hands-on: fitness band, meet smartwatch - CNET

Take a smartwatch. Take a fitness band. Stir them together. What do you get? A magic formula that manufacturers like LG and now Razer are trying to crack: the fitness-notification superband. The Razer Nabu, coming sometime early this year, is yet another left-field wearable tech entry from a …

Wearable tech: Get your apps together

We only have four limbs, one head, two eyes, two ears, and so much patience. Wearable tech, the buzzword that keeps accelerating and gathering storm clouds all throughout this year's CES, carries the whiff of promise, of future, of something new. That's why companies are pursuing it, really: in an …

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LG Lifeband Touch review: LG's fitness band falls short of the finish line - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The LG Lifeband's built-in vibration alerts can be used to motivate, or notify of phone calls; it has support on both iOS and Android phones; the LG Fitness app works with third-party heart-rate monitors, and a few external third-party fitness apps.<p><b>The Bad</b> The Lifeband is heavier and …

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Nike+ FuelBand SE review: A better-built fitness band, but not much smarter - CNET

MSRP: $149.00<p><b>The Good</b> The <b>Nike+ FuelBand SE</b> adds Bluetooth 4.0 for continuous syncing, more water resistance for wearing in the shower, hourly motivational reminders, and solid social connectivity with other Nike+ users.<p><b>The Bad</b> No Android support; only works with iPhone 4S and later; Bluetooth …

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Soleus launches fitness tracker

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — Soleus, a sports watch and GPS device brand, is now offering a fitness tracking wristband. Soleus introduced a GPS bike …

Are Fitbit, Nike, and Garmin planning to sell your personal fitness data?

Jawbone Up Review: A Brilliant Fitness Tracker

Today we live in a world where the quantified self is becoming the norm. This is primarily due to the increasing amount of smart devices that record …

Report: Apple to Dip Into Fitness Tracking With iOS 8

Your future iPhone will tell you your heart rate, blood pressure and even glucose levels, a new report suggests.<p>According to <i>9to5Mac</i>, Apple is working …

Runs With Watches: TomTom Runner and Garmin Forerunner 620

The $400 Garmin FR 620 is for serious runners, while the TomTom Runner is a simplified, less expensive GPS watch.<p>There has been so much chatter lately about “smart” watches, lightweight activity trackers and fitness apps that it’s easy to forget about another category: GPS sports watches.<p>Both …

How fitness monitors made me yearn for exactly the kind of smartwatch Apple is supposedly building

It’s hard to convey just how much I didn’t want a smartwatch one week ago.<p>While I did think that the Pebble Steel was poised to unlock a new chunk of the wearable tech market—those who were interested in wearing a smartwatch, but didn’t want a garish piece of plastic on their wrists—I wasn’t part …

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Apple’s iWatch and iOS 8 to Focus on Fitness – Reports Tip Total Health Tracking

<b>New reports coupled with Apple’s recent meeting with the FDA confirm extensive interest in health and fitness for future products</b><p>There’s reason to …

Jawbone UP24 vs Fitbit Force, a doctor's recommendation for best activity tracker

<i>Editors Note — Fitbit has now recalled the Fitbit Force, please read this post to see why. We are no longer recommending the Fitbit Force be used by</i> …

New health trackers: sophisticated and barely-there

The latest health trackers are thin, stretchy and dissolvable.<p>Fitness buffs are going gaga for gadgets like the Fitbit Flex and Jawbone UP — for now. Although the stylish rubber bracelets can monitor heart rate, sleep patterns and other vital signs, and even display them on a smartphone, John …