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Review
Hands-on review: Fitbit Luxe, my favourite fitbit tracker to date
I have had the Fitbit Luxe on my hand for a little over a month now, and I do not think I can go back.
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Health
Fitbit extends health partnership
Fitbit and Diabetes New Zealand have announced an extension to their multi-year partnership, are five years of doing business together.
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Fitness
Hands-on review: Fitbit Ace 3 - Fitbit’s newest fitness tracker for kids
The Fitbit Ace 3 is a great, sleek way to motivate children to exercise and to be healthy. It's well worth the investment.
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Fitness
Fitbit's Ace 3 encourages kids to keep moving
The tracker features more animated clock faces and accessories, in addition to popular features like step counts.
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Cloud
Google completes $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit
It comes after the European Commission announced its approval of the acquisition late last month, with the condition that the search engine giant would not use Fitbit health data to target ads to users in the European Union. 
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Health
Hands-on review: Fitbit Versa 3, the actual star of the smartwatch show
This year Fitbit released the Versa 3, and just like the first two, it did not disappoint. 
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Wearables
Hands-on review: Fitbit Sense
This year, Fitbit surprised its fanbase with a brand new watch, the Fitbit Sense. Is it any better than the Versa 2 or 3? Is it worth the new, hefty price tag? 
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Wearables
Global study to discover if wearables data can predict COVID-19
Can wearable technologies such as smartwatches and activity trackers help to early signs of COVID-19? That’s exactly what a global research project aims to find out.
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Google
Attempts to block Google's acquisition of Fitbit over health privacy
Google could monetise the health data of more than 28 million Fitbit users.
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Wearables
Hands-on review: Fitbit Inspire 2
Fitbit’s range of smart watches and fitness trackers is now so broad that you could say there’s something for everyone.
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Wearables
Fitbit's new products want to help manage your stress levels
Fitbit is rolling out the red carpet for a new set of wearable fitness devices, including a new Versa, Inspire, and an entirely new smartwatch called the Fitbit Sense.
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Cloud
Fitbit stats: More intense workouts are better for your body
The figures are based on Fitbit's recent Active Zone Minutes feature. Here's what they found.
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Apple
Wearables market sees 29.7% growth, driven by hearables
The growth in Q1 2020 was fuelled by new product launches from market leaders as well as increased perceived utility as people set up offices at home.
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Health
New wearable devices to diagnose medical conditions such as preeclampsia, epilepsy and heart attacks
"Wearable consumer products such as the Fitbit are already mainstream, yet the enormous transformative medical potential of wearable technologies is yet to be realised."
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Fitbit
Hands-on review: The Fitbit Charge 4
With inbuilt GPS and Fitbit Pay in a reasonable $270 device, I appreciate the insights it provides for the sake of my mental and physical health.
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Wearables
Fitbit begins study to determine if devices can detect heart irregularities
The research aims to have its devices detect atrial fibrillation, which is the most common form of heart irregularity and drastically increases the risk of stroke.
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Apple
Google’s Fitbit acquisition under scrutiny
Despite economic issues, the wearables market is growing, Futuresource Consulting claims. Amongst this, Google inches closer to swallowing Fitbit.
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Fitness
Fitbit's Charge 4 features inbuilt GPS and Fitbit Pay
Fitbit’s renowned Charge fitness tracker is welcoming the fourth iteration to its product line – the Charge 4.
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Apple
82% growth in Q4 2019 indicates growing appetite for wearables
IDC reports the popularity of hearables was behind the unprecedented growth – the headphones and ear pods market captured 55.3% of the entire market.
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Samsung
Momentum across APAC drives wearable band market as Fitbit falters
Fitbit faltered in Q3 and was the only vendor in the top five not to grow shipments over last year.
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Wearables
Hands-on review: Fitbit Versa 2 upgrades battery life, display, and adds Alexa
We look at whether it holds up as the all-day companion for the modern tech-savvy consumer – and that’s a space it does really well in.
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Cloud
Fitbit introduces Aria Air smart scale
Fitbit Aria Air weight, BMI data and trends integrate with users’ holistic health data in the Fitbit app.
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Cloud
Fitbit launches Versa 2 with Amazon Alexa, announces new subscription service
Versa 2 delivers a new swimproof design, includes sleep features like Sleep Score and smart wake, and is packed with more advanced health, fitness and smart features.
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Fitbit
Hands-on review: The Fitbit Ace 2 activity tracker for kids
We have noticed a significant difference in Avi’s behavior after he wore the Fitbit Ace 2. Instead of watching TV seated, he now walks back and forward to rack up steps.  Instead of playing inside, he requests to go outside because he needs to get his numbers up.