Microsoft Band 2 sync issue fixed, but users were kept in the dark

Band users found they couldn’t reach and sync with the Microsoft Health platform. It took five days to fix and another two for Microsoft to talk about it.

Microsoft Band 2 drops to $100 in all sizes at Best Buy, one variant on Amazon

Still sold for $250 through its manufacturer, the Microsoft Band 2 can be had at a crazy low $100 from Best Buy or Amazon.

Microsoft Band 2 spreads Cortana functionality to Android phones

Those looking to pair the cross-platform-supporting Microsoft Band 2 with Android phones should rejoice upon hearing they can now enjoy Cortana assistance.

$175 Microsoft Band 2 deal might as well become permanent

The sensor-rich Microsoft Band 2 is again priced at $175 instead of $200 or $250, technically through early July only but likely for good.

Microsoft Band 2 gets another price cut, this time to $175 ($75 off list)

The Windows Phone, Android and iOS-supporting Microsoft Band 2 hits a new all-time low price stateside, namely $175 through Redmond and Best Buy.

Microsoft Band 2 stretches its juice with low-power GPS mode

A new Microsoft Band 2 update lets users conserve battery life while still using GPS tracking.

Microsoft Band 2 available for up to $250 off with qualifying wearable trade-in

If you’re interested in the Microsoft Band 2, and are willing to trade a different used but working wearable, you can score discounts of up to $250.

Microsoft Band 2 gets $50 price cut across multiple US retailers

The Microsoft Band 2 is again available for $200 ($50 off list), this time at more than one US seller, and presumably, for more than a few hours.

Amazon UK sells original Microsoft Band at £55 (£115 off list) today only

The first-generation Microsoft Band is cheaper than it’s ever been in the UK today and only today through the local Amazon bureau.

Best Buy drops Microsoft Band price even further, to $80 ($120 off list)

The first-generation Microsoft Band hits a new historically low price at Best Buy, where it costs $80, likely in limited quantities.

Microsoft Band 2 officially goes on sale stateside at $250

After a short pre-order period, the Microsoft Band 2 has started shipping in the US from the manufacturer, also going on sale at third-party retailers.

Microsoft Band 2 Review: a massive hardware improvement

The Microsoft Band 2 updates the company’s experimental health tracker into an intelligent fitness band worthy of its higher price tag.

Original Microsoft Band now available for $100 ($100 off list)

The first-generation Microsoft Band has finally been discounted from $200 to $100, but there’s no way to know if the deal will last.

Where does the Microsoft Band 2 fit in with the competition?

The Microsoft Band 2 is arguably better than the 2014 original, but it has trouble setting itself apart from both rival smartwatches and fitness trackers.
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Microsoft Band 2 hands-on (Video)

We had a chance to play with the new Microsoft Band today at Redmond’s event in New York City, and this time we’re actually excited for what we saw

The Microsoft Band gets a refresh, new features, and price tag

Learn more about the new Microsoft Band, as the company is out to re-invent its wearable category with a sleeker product when compared to the previous one

Purported Microsoft Band 2 renders reveal polished design, curved display

The Microsoft Band 2 will look a lot prettier than its predecessor, based on leaked renders, with a curved display and metallic accents in tow.

10 months with the Microsoft Band

Find out how the Microsoft Band has held up to 10 months of sweaty exercise and heavy usage.

Microsoft could already be retiring its Band wearable in anticipation of new model

Rumors suggest production is halting on Microsoft’s fitness tracker, and we’ll soon see the end of first-gen Microsoft Band sales.

Google Now, Siri and Cortana need to be more human

No, I’m not talking about their sound. I mean, sure, developers can…

Microsoft announces plans for next-gen Band wearable

Microsoft’s got a new wearable in the works, as the company confirms rumors that a Microsoft Band 2 is currently under development.

Microsoft Band will soon track your golf game in a smarter way

Learn more about some of the new functionality that’s being added to the Microsoft Band, as Redmond is clearly working on improving it.

What is your 2015 smartwatch du jour?

Smartwatches are a blossoming category, especially now that all three major platforms…

Microsoft Band picks up bicycle mode, SDK, and integration with new services

Check out all the new features arriving this week with the release of the new Microsoft Band update.

Microsoft Band sales return to company’s web store – but act fast

Now’s your chance to buy the new cross-platform wearables, as Microsoft Band sales begin anew.