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Which Fitness/Activity Tracker Should You Buy?

Which Fitness/Activity Tracker Should You Buy?

Tracking your activity has become the “killer app” of wearable tech. Form devices that can track your heart rate, the number of steps you take and even things like blood pressure and ECG, we have entered an age when it’s possible to collect vast swathes of data about ourselves in…

10,000 Steps Is A Bullshit Goal

10,000 Steps Is A Bullshit Goal

More exercise is better than less, but beyond that, there’s nothing special about taking 10,000 steps each day. That goal may have started with a popular Japanese pedometer of the 1960s named manpo-kei, the “10,000-step meter.” It was just a catchy name, but it stuck because it’s a good goal…

Fitbit Forced To Admit They Misled Buyers

Fitbit Forced To Admit They Misled Buyers

The Australian Competition and Comnsumer Commission (ACCC) has put the smack down on Fitbit after the company made representations to buyers about their rights that were contrary to Australian consumer law. From November 2016 to March 2017, Fitbit told customers that its warranty was only available for one year and…