Need accessories? Look to the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Buds

The Galaxy Fit mini-band also should get exercisers who are looking for something to wear all the time locked into their health stats.

Apple Watch Series 4 helps you take a fall and performs electrocardiograms

The new series of Apple smartwatches are slimmer in size and pack in a whole bunch of software and health-tracking improvements. You can buy it from Friday.

Samsung’s internally calling what may be the Gear S4 “Galileo”

The bulk of the details are still under house arrest as Galileo once was, but we think we know that we can sleep better at night with this smartwatch.

Vinci 2.0 is a more practical pair of cellular earphones

If you remember the Vinci 1.5 and didn’t buy one, you probably found the screens on a pair of Bluetooth headphones to be weird. This is not weird.

Here are the athletic activities you can track with an Apple Watch Series 3

The HomePod firmware repository strikes again with all the new activities you may be able to track on watchOS 4… and we do mean ALL of them.

Fitbit 2Q17 earnings down significantly as smartwatch wait towers

The company is hoping to make a swing from loss to success with its first smartwatch. But as it’s already been delayed by months, will it matter?

Polar M600 First Look: Serious Fitness meets Android Wear

Watch our first look at the new Polar M600, which can totally qualify as the best Android Wear smartwatch available at the moment

AfterShokz Sportz Titanium First Look: Lighter, stronger, open ear headphones

A safer solution for listening to music while working out, This new bone conduction headset is shockingly light. AfterShokz Sportz Titanium First Look!

Misfit Shine 2 and Ray Fitness Trackers Quick Look: Subtle and Stylish

A novel blend of simple technology, LONG battery life, and a discreet jewelry-like design. Here’s our Misfit Shine 2 and Ray Fitness Trackers Quick Look!

Windows Phone loses MyFitnessPal, future fate uncertain

A fitness app bites the dust on Windows Phone. Just another one in a cascade of departures for the fast-deprecating platform.

Pocketnow Challenge: One Week with a Black and White Smartphone Screen

Our smartphones are highly addictive little entertainment devices. We spent one week using a phone in black and white to see if we could put our phone down.

Fitbit rules Q4 wearable shipments, but outlook disappoints

The fitness tracker manufacturer is expected to grow revenues by 30 percent this year. But its stock value has been dropping for six months.

Under Armour puts Watson from IBM to its app, UA Record

The UA Record app will now not only track health and performance statistics, but also compare that data to other UA Record users and suggest optimizations.

Verizon takes on Moto 360 Sport, Fitbit Blaze

Verizon apparently doesn’t just want to provide you cell service — it also wants you to be fit. So, it’s taking in the Moto 360 Sport and the Fitbit Blaze.

S Health now available for Androids that are not from Samsung

If you relish in quantifying your efforts in physical improvement (ahem, fitness…

Do you really care about health tracking wearables?

Health tracking wearables are becoming more and more popular but to whom are they marketed? Do we and should we even care?

Android Wear: a smartwatch, not a step counter

An Android Wear smartwatch shows that more is possible than just a fitness tracker. It can provide real value in day to day situations, not just at the gym.
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Will Apple’s smartwatch be a fitness-focused cop-out?

As fall approaches, talk of the alleged Apple smartwatch is increasing. Read why we think the Apple iWatch may be a fitness-focused cop-out.

Samsung Gear Fit review “pre-buttal” (Video)

Our Gear Fit review is forthcoming, but some of our impressions just can’t wait. Join us for a Pocketnow first: the Samsung Gear Fit review “pre-buttal.”

S Health review: our fitness adventure with Samsung’s Gear Fit, Galaxy S5, and a kayak (Video)

We fired up Samsung’s fitness suite on a Galaxy S5 and Gear Fit for a promenade and a paddle. See how well -and wet- it went, in our Galaxy S Health review!
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Is fitness the future of wearables?

Watches have evolved from basic timekeepers to app-wielding gadgets. Now the focus is turning from information presentation, to fitness and health.

Huawei TalkBand B1 hands-on (Video)

Huawei just announced its first wearable fitness tracker. Jaime and Anton go hands-on in Barcelona Spain. Watch our Huawei TalkBand B1 hands-on to see more!

CES 2014, 60,000 steps later

How much can you expect to walk at CES? A lot. Our guys were on the ground at America’s largest tech show, and they tracked their steps. Read on for more!

CES 2014 recap (Video)

CES 2014 is now over. The Pocketnow team on the ground took the time to reflect on the show before leaving. Watch the CES 2014 recap from Pocketnow here!

LG Lifeband Touch hands-on (Video)

LG announced the Lifeband Touch fitness tracker at CES 2014. The Pocketnow team goes hands-on. Watch this preview of the device before it hits shelves!