Guest Post Skip Fleshman is a partner at Asset Management Ventures
Nike announced its latest FuelBand in a way that only Nike can — with dance music, Olympic athletes, and even Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley.
Sales of wearable technology jumped almost 300 percent in 2012 as we bought 8.3 million fitness trackers, smart watches, and smart glasses. But we’re still at the very, very early stages of the industry, according to a new report that says that sales will balloon to 64 million devices within four years.
Fitness is good, but wellness is better. And to become one with the universe, you must first become one with your T-shirt.
So, you’re looking for a fitness wristband to keep you in a healthy mindset. We’ve compared the top three to help you choose.
The $100 Fitbit Flex starts shipping today, balancing the missing incline-sensing feature with Bluetooth connectivity.
Editor’s Pick “For every step forward in technology,“ says designer Mark Curtis, “you lose something and you gain something.”
Self-quantification is awesome in theory, but the data and record-keeping, frankly, suck. Which is why I’m pretty pumped about the Amiigo fitness bracelet.
Guest Post Living in the technology and startup ecosystem, we are constantly bombarded with the latest hot new app, device, technology, or company. They get their 15 minutes of fame and then something newer, hotter, and latest-er comes along to replace them. But every now and then, something sticks around for a while.
Guest Post There’s some real, solid progress at the intersection of two of today’s most disruptive business forces: gamification and sustainability. And for those of us eager to see the masses go green – whether to save the planet, or just save money – it’s good news.
The speculation is that Apple is designing a new iWatch that connects to iPhones, relays messages, and displays status alerts. But would the company that reinvented the computer, the phone, and the way we consume media be aiming so low?
This fancy new toy takes the Nike FuelBand concept to a whole new level — one that includes sleep, a critical part of modern health, especially for tech-obsessed insomniacs.
Adults have FitBit, Fuelband — maybe someday again — Jawbone UP. Kids now have Zamzee.
If you’re tired of guestimating how many calories you burned walking around the living room, check out Nike’s new wristband gadget that tracks calories and movement.