GPS Enabled Games and Fit Watches Are Not Secure

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 a GPS tracking company, used information from a satellite to map locations and movements of users to the company’s fitness … Read more

10 Reasons You Should Buy Fitbit Alta HR

Lots of people would say that they won’t need an activity tracker but if you are one of those who will be happy to wag your wrist and boast about the ground you’ve covered today, then the Fitbit Alta HR or any other activity tracker out there would surely be of interest to you. If you are hesitant about spending your hard-earned money on buying one then read our top 10 reasons why you should … Read more

Top 5 Wearable Smart Devices You’ll Love

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 are leading the charge to equip our bodies with technology directly. It’s still early days for wearable technology and most … Read more

Zeblaze Zeband BLE Jogger Swimmer Fitband Review

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 either a black, purple, green or blue wrist strap.  The watch face color is a green color not gray as … Read more

Teslaz I3 Fitness Tracker Smartband Review

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 heart rate, but can include sleep data in some cases which is more often Android than iOS from my experience … Read more

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 Fitness Band Review

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 from Xiaomi and this watch has identical functionality except the Mi Band 2 has an LCD screen and can show … Read more

VeryFit 2.0 Smartband Review also Known as the ID107 Smart Watch

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 a heavy flow of sink water directly on the smartband. The Veryfit 2.0 Smartband includes a heart rate monitor (has … Read more

Xiaomi Miband 1S with Leather Band for Sensitive Skin

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. The Xiaomi Miband 1S has the following features, the Heart Rate Monitor, Call Reminder, Sports Tracking (distance, steps, calories), Sleep Monitoring, Silent … Read more

Xiaomi Mi Band 1S Heart Rate Wristband on Sale

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 makes it much easier to track your work outs and make sure you are hitting that target BPM to ensure … Read more