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Wearables
Wearables market to reach 344.9 million shipments in 2022, lead by sports and fitness trackers
"While the wearables sector has witnessed strong growth so, too, has mobile accessories, where demand for wireless headsets has risen dramatically in the past year."
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Apple Watch
Bigger display for new Apple Watch Series 7
Apple has today announced the Apple Watch Series 7, featuring a reengineered Always-On Retina display with significantly more screen area and thinner borders.
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Fitness
Hands-on review: Fitbit Ace 3 - Fitbit’s newest fitness tracker for kids
The Fitbit Ace 3 is a great, sleek way to motivate children to exercise and to be healthy. It's well worth the investment.
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Huawei
Hands-on review: Huawei Band 6 and FreeBuds 4i
For the past few weeks, I’ve been going about my life with a grin on my face, thanks to these devices.
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Fitness
Fitbit's Ace 3 encourages kids to keep moving
The tracker features more animated clock faces and accessories, in addition to popular features like step counts.
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Wearables
Hands-on review: Fitbit Sense
This year, Fitbit surprised its fanbase with a brand new watch, the Fitbit Sense. Is it any better than the Versa 2 or 3? Is it worth the new, hefty price tag? 
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Wearables
Hands-on review: Fitbit Inspire 2
Fitbit’s range of smart watches and fitness trackers is now so broad that you could say there’s something for everyone.
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Apple
Work it: Apple's new Watch series puts huge focus on health & fitness
It’s time… for new additions to the Apple Watch series, with the announcement of the Apple Watch Series 6 and the Apple Watch SE, and the new Fitness+ app.
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Fitbit
Hands-on review: The Fitbit Charge 4
With inbuilt GPS and Fitbit Pay in a reasonable $270 device, I appreciate the insights it provides for the sake of my mental and physical health.
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Fitness
Fitbit's Charge 4 features inbuilt GPS and Fitbit Pay
Fitbit’s renowned Charge fitness tracker is welcoming the fourth iteration to its product line – the Charge 4.
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Apple
Hands-on review: One month with the Apple Watch Series 5
The Apple Watch Series five does everything you would expect from a smartwatch and more.
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Wearables
Hands-on review: Fitbit Versa 2 upgrades battery life, display, and adds Alexa
We look at whether it holds up as the all-day companion for the modern tech-savvy consumer – and that’s a space it does really well in.
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Fitbit
Fitbit launches Versa 2 with Amazon Alexa, announces new subscription service
Versa 2 delivers a new swimproof design, includes sleep features like Sleep Score and smart wake, and is packed with more advanced health, fitness and smart features.
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Fitbit
Hands-on review: The Fitbit Ace 2 activity tracker for kids
We have noticed a significant difference in Avi’s behavior after he wore the Fitbit Ace 2. Instead of watching TV seated, he now walks back and forward to rack up steps.  Instead of playing inside, he requests to go outside because he needs to get his numbers up.
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Smart Home
Hands-on review: The Fitbit Versa Lite
At first glance, the Versa and the Versa Lite look exactly the same. For someone who is not a Versa user, the two can be easily mistaken.
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Smart Home
Hands-on review: Fitbit Inspire HR - A beginner's gateway into fitness trackers
For a beginner in the world of fitness trackers, the Fitbit inspire HR is a great place to start.
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Wearables
Fitbit launches four new wearables, new paid service
The wearables category continues to evolve and grow, with global shipments of wearable devices forecasted to reach 189 million units by 2022.
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Internet of Things
Graphene and stick-on patches: An alternative take on wearables
A stick-on patch is all you need to monitor your fitness levels, hydration, heart rate, and even your sun exposure.
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Apple
Apple Watch Series 4 offers fall detection and emergency alerts
Apple is now up to Series 4 of the Apple Watch, and this time the company has opted to boost fitness capabilities to the point where the watch can detect hard falls and detect if you have a heart condition.
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Wearables
Hands-on review: The smartwatch for semi-serious fitness buffs
The vivoactive 3 is equipped with a ton other features that make it a powerful companion for tracking fitness.
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Wireless devices
Smart wireless devices that are shaking up the market
Various key technology developments are impacting the smart wireless devices sector. Juniper Research has revealed top five stand-out devices.