Five Reasons the Fitbit Alta HR is the BEST Activity Tracker for 2017 (and 3 reasons it isn’t)

As more features continue to blend the smart watch versus fitness wearable devices into a nearly single category, it is hard to stand out.  But device after device, Fitbit continues to be the market leader, this time with their Fitbit Alta HR.  Here are five reasons you should get one in 2017, and 3 reasons maybe you shouldn’t.

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Sleep Tracker Comparison: Withings Aura versus Sense Sleep Pill versus Beddit Sleep Monitor

How long did it take you to fall asleep last night?  Did you stir a lot?  What was the quality of sleep you had?  Did you toss around a lot?  How about your partner?  Is the room too bright?  Too warm?  Too cold?  If you’ve asked yourself questions like these before then perhaps a sleep tracker is in your future.  In our latest blog entry we test & compare three of the most popular sleep tracking devices on the market today: the Withings Aura Smart Sleep System, the Sense with Sleep Pill, and the Beddit Smart Sleep Monitor.

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BATTLE! – Striiv Touch versus Withings Pulse O2 versus Fitbit Flex versus Garmin Vivofit

Two companies recently released new or updated versions of their devices in the Fitness Wearables market.  First Withings unveiled an updated version of their Pulse as the “O2” version with a watch-style band, while Striiv jumps from their prior clip-on versions to finally add a new wrist-worn version called the Touch.  Time to put these two devices to the test against my existing Fitbit Flex and the recently released Garmin Vivofit for another installment of BATTLE! Continue reading BATTLE! – Striiv Touch versus Withings Pulse O2 versus Fitbit Flex versus Garmin Vivofit