One tracker underestimated the distance of a marathon by 10.8 miles.
Cheaper fitness trackers were found to be more reliable.
'An early awareness of general fitness is so important.'
It might be an obvious choice but Apple is building the smartwatch to beat - everyone is still figuring out how useful LTE is - perhaps music streaming will be its main use case - but don't forget that Apple has also made plenty of tweaks to watchOS 4 this year too.
Google isn't first to this but the combination of years of improvements to Google Translate and the fact the Pixel Buds will ship within two months is impressive. Two connected pucks in your ears could alter everything from ordering food on your next big trip to how people migrating to new countries interact once they arrive. In other words, it has more hero gadget potential than most.
The experience of using both at the same time has been interesting to say the least. On the one hand (well, wrist), there's Apple's third generation Watch, which has come on leaps and bounds since the first one and is finally starting to provide a more compelling argument that iPhone owners need one in their lives.
There's a new heart rate monitor on board, which Fitbit is being oddly tight-lipped about. It's not the PurePulse of old, but a new one which uses red LEDs instead of green - and that's a big deal.
The Fitness Tracker Market Is Dying - But New Sensors And Complex Devices Could Offer Life After Death
Jawbone is dead - as a consumer producer of gadgets anyway - and questions have to be asked about Misfit, which looks worryingly lifeless as we await the delayed Misfit Vapor sports smartwatch nearly a year after its unveiling.
It's Vanessa's opinion that using sustainability as a sales tool and part of the brand message, has an upside and a downside. The upside is the point of differentiation which can attract consumers, while the downside is that it puts the brand in a different niche for other consumers.
'She may have actually died if she had not sought medical attention.'