activity-tracker

The Dedicated Wristband Activity Tracker Might Eventually Become Extinct

Yes, the headline is sensational and I won’t make you read the full post to find out why. In a nutshell the reason I feel this will be the case is because a single purpose device commanding your wrist will eventually seem very limiting. With the release of Android Wear and along with the eventual …

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Testing the Highly Regarded New Garmin Vivofit Activity Tracker

Back in March I decided to put my activity tracking on hiatus and sold my Fitbit Flex as I prepared to have shoulder surgery. Then after a few weeks during recovery I began reading reviews of the newly released Garmin Vivofit activity tracker. The first of those reviews was on my favorite product review site …

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CES 2014 Quantified Self and Lifelogging Wrap-up: The Year of the Wearables

The 2014 Consumer Electronics Show has now come and gone and as the dust settles it’s pretty clear that going into the conference and after its conclusion that the top theme was wearables as evidenced by this or this or this, or many countless other wrap-up posts I read. Activity trackers made a strong showing last …

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Nike Fuelband, Jawbone Up, Fitbit One, and Bodymedia Armband Comparison Review

In March I decided to spend 4 weeks wearing a Nike Fuelband, Jawbone Up, Fitbit One, and Bodymedia armband simultaneously so that I could compare the most popular activity trackers. I felt using them all at once would give me immediate perspectives on the differences between all of them. Over the time of my testing …

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