Study: Fitness trackers suck at measuring calories burned

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine studied seven popular fitness trackers and discovered none of them could accurately measure energy expenditure.

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Review: Polar A360 fitness tracker makes ease-of-use a top priority

Article Image Polar’s A360 is one of the most user-friendly fitness trackers you can buy, and arguably one of the best on the market period, even if it lacks some of the features advanced athletes might want.

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Fitbit, Garmin, Apple Watch lead fitness tracker, smartwatch holiday gift list

Smartwatches and fitness trackers get more popular each year. And this year there’s a lot to choose from. Here’s a sampling of some of the best choices for gift giving.

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Top high-tech running shoes

Fitness bands and trackers, health apps and calorie counters – are all fine and dandy, but to receive any of the health benefits, you actually have to put in the roadwork. And that means the most important fitness technology you’ll buy is what you put on your feet.

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More Jawbone fitness trackers return to online Apple Store with UP2

On Thursday one of Jawbone’s more advanced fitness trackers, the UP2, appeared at the online Apple Store, following a brief and still unexplained removal of most of the company’s product line.



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Jawbone UP fitness bands to return to Apple Store in June

After expunging most Jawbone fitness trackers — along with other health-related wearables — from its retail stores, Apple will soon carry stock of the firm’s latest UP2 and UP3 gadgets.



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Fitbit leads in fitness tracker popularity, but Apple Watch poised to gain ground

Fitbit devices remain both the most used and most wanted fitness trackers, but Apple is in a position to make gains with the Apple Watch, especially as a huge number of consumers plan to buy a wearable device in the near future, according to a U.S. consumer survey published on Friday.



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Fitness tracker users are older & richer, early smartwatch adopters mostly young men, survey finds

With a glut of fitness trackers and smartwatches being introduced this week at CES ahead of the launch of the Apple Watch, a new survey finds that current wearable devices attract very different types of users based on their primary functionality.



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Would you ever buy a smart watch?

Smart watches—devices that channel phone alerts and notifications, act as activity trackers, and in some cases do much more—have been around for a couple years now, but do people really want them…

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