Withings Move ECG Watch Is Good for Your Ticker

March 23, 2019

I’ve long thought Withings wearables are the kind of smartwatches that most people actually want to wear. The French company eschews “wrist-­computer” designs, opting instead for devices that look and feel like analog watches and—hallelujah!—don’t need to be recharged every night. Withings’ first smartwatch that tracked your activity, the Activité from 2014, even had “swiss-made” emblazoned on it. Smartwatches have grown more sophisticated since then, thanks to an explosion in…


Bellabeats new hybrid smartwatch tracks your stressand goes with your outfit

December 23, 2018

Bellabeat, the company behind a variety of health and wellness wearable devices aimed at women, is now selling its first smartwatch. The device, which is simply called “Time,” was announced earlier this month right in the midst of holiday shopping season. Like other fitness trackers, the watch is capable of basic tasks like counting your steps, tracking sleep patterns and reminding you to move. But unlike traditional smartwatches — which,…


A first-time wearables user reviews the Fitbit Alta HR

May 31, 2017

Fitbit has eight different fitness trackers on the market right now. And while the companys financials are downright troubling, its still shipping more product that every other wearable company. Thats due in part to tremendous name recognition, solid product design and mainstream appeal. The company offers eight different tiers of products, but theyre all design with everyone in mind. The Alta HR falls somewhere in the middle. At $150, the…