"Now Fitbit, whose original 2008 tracker clipped to your clothing, has entered the bracelet game with a screamingly obvious improvement: Bluetooth. Its new Flex band ($100) communicates with your phone wirelessly and automatically. You don’t have to remove, dismantle or even touch the band on your wrist. The Flex’s factory setting is to transmit the data only when you open the Fitbit app on the phone, so you sacrifice little phone battery life."Wearable Devices Nudge You to Health - NYTimes.com
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Wearable Devices Nudge You to Health - NYTimes.com
From a David Pogue device roundup; Fitbit must be doing something right (although perhaps not forecasting), as its latest Flex device is showing a ~2-month back-order period. I'm still waiting for the rumored Apple iWatch...