Submerged your tracker in water? Accidents happen. Here are some tips on what to do if you dropped your tracker in the sink or left it in a pocket and threw it in the washing machine.
With wearable technology, learning more about yourself has not only become high-tech but also real-time. From devices and apps that help you track heart rate and food consumption details to gadgets that monitor your mood and even surrounding air, the "quantified self" is a reality for the everyday person. The result? You can learn about your own health with your own self-tracking devices and go a step further by using the devices to measure the success of self-improvement attempts. Here, you can get the latest news on wearable technology and see the innovations that are pushing wearable tech into health care, education and our broader lives.
Most fitness trackers are designed for adults, but the devices might help researchers study exercise habits in kids.
The Pulse O2 is the latest fitness tracker from Withings, which is marketed as a way to track daily activity and improve health.
The Magellan Echo smartwatch is a relatively basic smartwatch, and runs just one app at a time. I wore the Echo for a week to see whether it improved my workouts.
Many fitness trackers keep on tracking even after you've hit the sack. Here's how to track your sleep with some of the most popular fitness trackers.
Physical-activity researchers are using accelerometers to get a better picture of how people move throughout the day, which could ultimately lead to updates of activity guidelines.
By the year 2025, the "Internet of Things" will bring improvements in convenience and efficiency, but at the expense of privacy, social divisions and complex problems, experts predict.
The Withings Pulse is a very small activity tracker that also includes a heart-rate monitor. But how reliable are the heart-rate readings? We did a small experiment to find out.
The Samsung Gear Fit is a 2-in-1 smartwatch and fitness tracker, and the company recommends using it with the Galaxy S5. Here's how
Many fitness trackers, sport watches and even phones now have heart-rate monitors. How do these monitors compare? We did a small experiment to find out.
The Samsung Gear Fit is not just a fitness tracker, or a smartwatch — it's both. But is this hybrid better than a normal tracker? I tested it to find out.
The Polar H7 is a heart rate sensor that measures the heart rate and sends real-time information to mobile apps. I used it for a couple of days to see how it performs in several categories.
The FuelBand SE is an activity tracker from the sports company Nike that allows you to track your activity and compare it with others in the Nike+ community.
A simple silicone wristband can detect more than 1,000 chemicals in the environment, researchers say.
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