Top navigation

Entries in 'Wearables' (31)

Tech Data eyes up wearables market with Fitbit partnership

Tech Data eyes up wearables market with Fitbit partnership

NEWS

Tech Data has strengthened its position in the fitness wearables market by tying up a partnership with Fitbit. With access to Fitbit’s full range of activity trackers, the UK distie ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Sep 12th 2017 at 10:58AM
Fitbit takes on smart watch market with Ionic launch

Fitbit takes on smart watch market with Ionic launch

NEWS

Fitbit is taking on the likes of the Apple Watch in its bid to dominate the wearables market. With a price tag of $299.95, the Fitbit Ionic comes in at ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Aug 29th 2017 at 10:22AM
PCR Five for Friday (25/08/2017)

PCR Five for Friday (25/08/2017)

NEWS

Five for Friday is a weekly feature to give a brief roundup of our top five stories from the week that you might have missedThink we left anything ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Aug 25th 2017 at 11:30AM
Wearables on the up, says report

Wearables on the up, says report

NEWS

Global sales of wearable devices are set to top 310 million units this year.

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Aug 24th 2017 at 10:35AM

Advertisement

Three lessons and three questions from Apple's WWDC conference

Three lessons and three questions from Apple's WWDC conference

NEWS

Apple had a whole host of announcements in its WWDC press conference yesterday but what did we learn and what are we still left wondering about from Tim Cook and ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jun 6th 2017 at 12:30PM
Fitbit Flex 2 explodes on user

Fitbit Flex 2 explodes on user

NEWS

Fitbit is investigating an incident where one of its products reportedly exploded on the wrist of a customer.

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Apr 27th 2017 at 10:20AM
Fitbit confirms budget price of Pebble acquisition

Fitbit confirms budget price of Pebble acquisition

NEWS

A couple of months after it confirmed that it acquired the intellectual propety rights of Pebble, Fitbit has revealed just how much it paid for the privelege – the bargain ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 10:30AM
Fitbit confirms Pebble acquisition

Fitbit confirms Pebble acquisition

NEWS

Fitbit has confirmed it will buy Pebble’s intellectual property rights, but will not purchase its product portfolio of smartwatch devices in an undisclosed deal believed to be in the range ...

Sophia Murray
by Sophia Murray
on Dec 8th 2016 at 11:47AM
Wearable devices need to be more useful

Wearable devices need to be more useful

NEWS

Abandonment rates for smartwatches is 29 per cent and 30 per cent for fitness trackers, a new survey from Gartner has revealed. Users are discarding their wearables because they don’t ...

Sophia Murray
by Sophia Murray
on Dec 7th 2016 at 11:59AM
Fitbit to buy Pebble - reports

Fitbit to buy Pebble - reports

NEWS

Leading fitness-tracker maker Fitbit is near a deal to acquire troubled smartwatch vendor Pebble according to a report from The Information (subscription required). 

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Dec 1st 2016 at 9:33AM

Advertisement