Articles on wearables, smartwatches & fitness trackers


17. January 2017
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Apple Watch charging station in Macintosh 128k design from ELAGO

Apple Watch charging station: If you are looking for a charging station for your Apple Watch and are at the same time a fan of the old-school design á la Macintosh 128k, you should take a look at the W3 Vintage Stand from ELAGO (and [...]
4. November 2016
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Stiftung Warentest: Headphones with pulse measurement found in the test to be in need of improvement

In the current test magazine of Stiftung Warentest (issue 11/2016) there were two pages full of information on three heart rate measuring headphones from different manufacturers. These sports headphones with heart rate monitors were tested: SMS Audio Biosport, Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless, Bragi [...]
14. October 2016
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New Apple patent for the Apple Watch Series 3: gesture control

Gesture control for the Apple Watch - I recently introduced you to a new Apple patent that could make the iPhone 8 more innovative. Now there are reports again about a new Apple patent. This concerns "on the wrist [...]
10. October 2016

Fitness tracker for children: Garmin vivofit jr. notes steps and movements

Whether to motivate the children or because they also want something like a smartwatch: a fitness tracker can also be a good idea for the little ones. With the Garmin vívofit jr. parents can also [...]
16. September 2016
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Apple Watch Series 2: THE Apple Smartwatch with watchOS 3

The Apple Watch Series 2 is currently the measure by which every other smartwatch has to be measured. A few details about the new smart watch from Apple, which also includes the new watchOS 3 operating system, [...]
20. November 2015
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Comparison: fitness bracelet or the Apple Watch - which is better?

Fitness bracelets seem to be a part of life today - you see people everywhere who look at their smartphones before making a decision about sweets or fruit. Really now?!? No, seriously, that was from an advertisement - in [...]
10. December 2012
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Withings

Withings is a provider of various devices that all interact with iOS devices. Using the appropriate apps, the user can access his account at Withings.com, where he can call up and evaluate the data that the [...]