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By Aditi Pai November 6, 2014
London-based Chiaro has launched a device, called Elvie, that aims to help consumers accurately do kegel exercises. Up to one in three women will experience pelvic floor muscle problems at some point in their life, the company explains, but strengthening these muscles through kegel exercises could lead to better core strength and improved back and abdominal strength. Some reasons the pelvic floor...
By Aditi Pai March 24, 2014
Fifteen percent of consumers who know the term "wearable" are also wearing one, according to Nielsen's Connected Life Report, which surveyed 3,956 respondents last November. Those who were surveyed are either users of "connected life technologies" or interested in them. Of those who owned a device, 61 percent owned fitness wristbands, which were distinct from people who owned smartwatches, 45...
By Aditi Pai October 10, 2013
Fitbit officially announced its new device, Fitbit Force, which was leaked last week. It will be available from "select retailers" in three to four weeks at $129.95. As part of a future update, for iPhones 4S and higher that are running on iOS 7, users can choose to receive incoming call notifications on their Fitbit Force device if the phone is nearby, a feature common on smartwatches. The new...
By Aditi Pai June 21, 2013
Last week, Withings commercially launched Pulse, an activity tracker, which the company first announced at CES in January. The tracker is available for pre-order at $99.95 from the company's website. Pulse is unique among activity trackers in that it can auto-detect when you start running and as the name suggests it can measure your pulse. Nike+ FuelBand is rumored to get a similar pulse...

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