Fitbit Premium users will get Deepak Chopra Mindful Method collection

With a lot of mental health issues coming up during this pandemic, wearable devices and apps are good tools to help us practice mindfulness or the “practice of intentional awareness of the present moment”. Fitbit has now partnered with the “pioneer of integrative medicine” (and sometimes controversial figure) Deepak Chopra in bringing a Mindful Method […]

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Google finalise enfin l’acquisition de Fitbit (à plus de 2 milliards $)

Cela fait des années que Google est l’un des principaux acteurs du marché des montres connectées. Cependant, la firme de Mountain View ne vendait pas de montres et se contentait de proposer le système d’exploitation Wear OS (anciennement Android Wear) aux autres entreprises. Cependant, en 2019, Google a finalement décidé de se lancer dans le […]

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Fitbit : Google finalise son achat pour 2,1 milliards de dollars

Après plus d’un an d’examen réglementaire, Google a annoncé ce jeudi avoir officiellement finalisé son achat de 2,1 milliards de dollars de Fitbit, pionnier sur le suivi d’activité physique. Le géant du web avait rendu public cet accord pour la première fois en novembre 2019. A l’époque, les deux entreprises ont promis de maintenir l’approche de Fitbit […]

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Google finalizes Fitbit acquisition amidst Antitrust investigation

It took a while to get here but Google has finally completed its acquisition of fitness wearables company Fitbit. The deal has been valued at $2.1 billion and follows the announcement late last year of the approval from the European Commission. Google has made some commitments to the EU regarding the planned operation and use […]

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Fitbit Sense ECG sensor issue calls for replacements

A few months ago, Fitbit Sense’s ECG feature received FDA and CE approval. It was a month after the device launched as the first health smartwatch with EDA sensor. It is the most advanced from Fitbit today and is certainly the most useful with ECG support. Unfortunately, like most first-gen gadgets, it comes with some […]

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BoAt, l’indien qui fait tanguer le secteur des wearable (selon IDC)

Montres, bracelets connecté, écouteurs connectés ; BoAt couvre l’ensemble de la gamme des wearable. Et ce trimestre il intègre le top 5 mondial des expéditions de wearable, selon les données d’IDC. BoAt est surtout connu pour ses écouteurs connectés, mais les appareils de sa gamme permettent également de suivre la santé et la forme des […]

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BoAt, l’Indien qui fait tanguer le secteur des wearables (selon IDC)

Montres, bracelets connecté, écouteurs connectés ; BoAt couvre l’ensemble de la gamme des wearables. Et ce trimestre, il intègre le top 5 mondial des expéditions de wearables, selon les données d’IDC. BoAt est surtout connu pour ses écouteurs connectés, mais les appareils de sa gamme permettent également de suivre la santé et la forme des utilisateurs, des […]

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Google Assistant can access health data from other services

The Google Assistant has improved in major ways the past few years. It has become Siri’s biggest rival and is now a rival to Alexa. The Assistant is loved by many mobile consumers because of its integration with numerous products, services, and systems. The tech giant regularly upgrades the service. Just yesterday, we mentioned it […]

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Google starts working on Fitbit concessions to get EU approval

The Google-Fitbit business deal isn’t over yet. It still is a developing story, one that now involves investigation in Europe. We have been saying the acquisition may be finalized soon but that will only happen if Google will make the necessary changes as requested. With advocacy groups expressing concern over the Google Fitbit Takeover, the […]

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Older Fitbit wearables receive new health, fitness features

Fitbit is now closely tied with Google but it’s not a done deal yet. While the business is pending, the company continues to improve its products by releasing new models and software updates. Just the other day, Fitbit introduced an SpO2 watch face for tracking blood oxygenation. Before that, the brand launched the Fitbit Versa […]

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Fitbit Sense Debuts With Health Features Missing on Apple Watch, Including Stress, Skin Temperature, and Blood Oxygen Tracking

Fitbit today introduced the Sense, its most advanced health smartwatch ever. Following in the footsteps of the Apple Watch, the Sense is the first Fitbit with an ECG app that can detect an irregular heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation. To receive a reading, users must hold their fingers on the corners of the stainless […]

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Fitbit Versa 3, Fitbit Inspire 2 ready with new health features

Apart from the Fitbit Sense, Fitbit has also introduced the new Fitbit Versa 3 and Fitbit Inspire 2. These are the two other health smartwatches that will be available soon in key markets. They are more affordable at only $229 and $99.95, respectively. They deliver new health and fitness features plus convenience to every user […]

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