My review of the Withings Aura sleep tracker.
On this week’s episode of The Committed podcast, Ian Schray, Rob Griffiths and I discuss our resolutions for the new year, and look back on Ian and Rob’s resolutions from last year, before I was on the show. Some of the resolutions are weird, in an interesting way… Listen to The Committed, Episode 63: “Daddy, […]
On this week’s episode of The Committed podcast, Ian Schray, Rob Griffiths and I look at geeky gifts for non-geeks; you know, the spouses, parents or otherwise not technically proficient people you know. We also discuss Rob’s cunning investment in a new, limited-edition PlayStation 4, my new Fitbit Charge, and notifications on iOS. Listen to […]
Like millions of people, I need to keep an eye on my blood pressure. You can check it when you visit your doctor, but many people have “white-coat hypertension.” Just getting their blood pressure measured at the doctor’s office stresses them out, resulting in higher than normal readings. All the better reason to check it […]
“Apple may soon stop selling the popular Fitbit devices, as it clears the way for its own wearable technology product set to launch sometime next year, according to sources.
“It’s unclear exactly why Apple will no longer sell the devices, which track steps and other health metrics, in its retail stores. But the move comes a week after Fitbit issued a statement saying it was still “evaluating integration with HealthKit,” Apple’s new software application that acts as a central repository for health and fitness data on iPhones.”
This is a bit mean-sprited on the part of Apple, but it’s important to remember that, if Apple does stop selling Fitbit’s products, there may be more to the story that we don’t know. I don’t know how well Fitbit’s products perform in Apple’s stores, but I’ve found the Fitbit One to be the most accurate of the four fitness trackers I tried.