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GPS Enabled Games and Fit Watches Are Not Secure

2018-01-29T07:08:04-08:00February 1st, 2018|Categories: News Update|Tags: , , , |

You see several articles per year in the news about how fitbands or GPS enabled watches have potentially compromised military bases, secret deployment operations and even possibly hidden datacenters or employees at an organization.  Just read the latest Wall Street Post article and you will read about how the Global Heat Map, published by Strava which is [...]

Top 5 Wearable Smart Devices You’ll Love

2017-05-09T19:23:02-07:00May 9th, 2017|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |

Technology is becoming more and more personal every day. At the start of the 21st-century the closest you would come to “wearing” technology was having a laptop in your briefcase or a phone in your pocket. Well, if you had big pockets, that is. These days we have smartwatches, fitness trackers and smart glasses that [...]

Zeblaze Zeband BLE Jogger Swimmer Fitband Review

2017-04-17T15:32:52-07:00April 22nd, 2017|Categories: Bluetooth, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |

Most readers have asked me if I knew of any smart bands or fitness trackers that targeted those who swim because most fit bands only work for joggers and are water resistant in that you can take a shower with them, but are not waterproof and cannot be submerge The Zeblaze Zeband BLE comes with [...]

Teslaz I3 Fitness Tracker Smartband Review

2018-03-11T20:14:38-07:00April 1st, 2017|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |

I have reviewed a number of fitness trackers which are also known as fitbands, smartbands, or smart bracelets.  These are not quite full fledged Android OS smartwatches but instead are limited function watches designed to pair with your Android phone or iPhone and sync fitness data to your phone. This data is mostly steps and [...]

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 Fitness Band Review

2016-07-17T12:01:59-07:00July 13th, 2016|Categories: Bluetooth, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |

This is a review of the Xiaomi Mi Band 2 which is a smart band or fitness band and has a very specific set of functions for tracking your steps, heart rate and more.  It is not a full smartwatch and doesn't get compared against full featured smartwatches.  I have reviewed the Mi Band 1S [...]

VeryFit 2.0 Smartband Review also Known as the ID107 Smart Watch

2019-02-19T08:06:27-08:00May 8th, 2016|Categories: Bluetooth, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This is a review of the VeryFit 2.0 Smartband which is also sold as the ID107 Smart Watch over at Gearbest, but comes branded as the VeryFit 2.0. Here is some video showing the VeryFit 2.0 wrist flick, and confirming it is indeed water resistant and showing that the wrist flick works even when running under [...]

Xiaomi Miband 1S with Leather Band for Sensitive Skin

2016-04-17T10:29:44-07:00April 17th, 2016|Categories: promotions|Tags: , , , , |

For those who don't need a full blown Smartwatch and want something very small and thin that is more focused on just fitness and sleep tracking, you may want to consider the Xiaomi Miband 1S which costs less than $16 over at Gearbest and gives you plenty of features you would want in a fitband. [...]

Xiaomi Mi Band 1S Heart Rate Wristband on Sale

2016-01-18T09:41:46-08:00January 18th, 2016|Categories: promotions|Tags: , , , , |

Sometimes you don't need or want a overly complicated Smartwatch to distract you from the simple things, like monitoring your heart rate while working out.  This is where something like the ultra-affordable Xiaomi MI Band 1S comes in. With the Xiaomi Mi Band 1S Heart Rate Wristband you get a live real time heart monitor, that [...]