Tag: Health Trackers

Convenient Health Tracking, Fitbit Aria WiFi Smart Scales

A while back we looked at the Fitbit Wireless Activity Tracker; it’s a handy little gadget that logs a whole host of data while you work or play. For example how far you’ve walked / run, calories burned and stairs climbed. The great thing about the Fitbit Tracker is the ability to upload your data and get a better idea of how healthy you are overall.

Fitbit’s newest gadget in their health conscious arsenal comes in the form ..

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Convenient Health Tracking, Fitbit Aria WiFi Smart Scales

| May 28, 2012 |

Pear Sports Square One

Sometimes I’ll provide a title for a gadget that gives you absolutely no idea what it is. Today is one of those days. Obviously the word ‘sports’ should give you a vague idea of what could be involved here, but beyond that let me explain what it’s all about.

This nifty gadget looks a little like a portable music player. But in fact you’ll need an iPod Shuffle to click onto the front of the main ..

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Pear Sports Square One

| April 16, 2012 |

Team GB Olympic Bra to Include Adidas miCoach Sensors

The new kit for our team GB Olympic hopefuls has been unveiled and it has been designed by none other than Stella McCartney. But while the kit looks dashing in its obvious red, white and blue colour scheme, it hides a few nifty little gadgets inside it too.

According to information on the Adidas website, Stella has designed a tennis performance bra that includes a heart rate sensor on the front that is sewn into the ..

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Team GB Olympic Bra to Include Adidas miCoach Sensors

| April 16, 2012 |

iPhone Diabetes Management, iBGStar

Thanks to a whole host of reasons including genetic predisposition, unhealthy diet and a sedentary lifestyle, diabetes is becoming a major health challenge around the world.

Of course, medical research is also making rapid strides that are helping diabetics cope better with their problem.

For diabetics, the key to managing the disease is to keep their blood glucose levels under control. This requires them to monitor it frequently; depending on the seriousness of the problem, some patients ..

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iPhone Diabetes Management, iBGStar

| April 10, 2012 |

iPhone Health Check, Medisana CardioDock

It’s getting easier and easier to keep an eye on your health these days, without having to worry about trying to book into the doctor’s surgery. This great new gadget lets you take your own blood pressure at home, and it does it via the nifty MAM method.

The idea of this method is that instead of taking just one reading, the machine takes five. It then works out the average of these five readings to ..

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iPhone Health Check, Medisana CardioDock

| April 8, 2012 |

Nike+ FuelBand, Perfect Sports Companion

How does this sound for a gadget – an intelligent wrist band that can let you know how active you are and how many calories you are burning throughout the average day.

If you like the sound of that you should take a closer look at the Nike+ FuelBand. You may not be able to get one at the moment as it has been selling like the proverbial hot cakes. But this band looks futuristic and ..

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Nike+ FuelBand, Perfect Sports Companion

| April 6, 2012 |

Striiv Pedometer: Hands-On Review

I have been using this handy device for a couple of weeks and it’s defiantly a smart little cookie. The Striiv is a small touchscreen pedometer which you can carry round in your pocket, or on your belt / keychain with one of the provided accessories.

Most of my day is spent in the office; working on a computer, making sure I get enough exercise is always in the back of my mind, the Striiv has ..

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Striiv Pedometer: Hands-On Review

| March 20, 2012 |