Nike+ FuelBand
Nike recently discontinued Nike Fuel bands and fired a bunch of related staff. President and CEO Mark Parker said, “I think we will be part of wearables going forward. It’ll be integrated into other products that we create, and then we’ll look at expanding our partnerships to create more reach for the Nike Fuel and Continue Reading →
Basis B1
After wearing the Basis B1 fitness-tracking wristband for a week, my first thought is that it is really uncomfortable. If I wear it tight enough so that it can track my average heart rate, it actually hurts. If I wear it loose enough to tolerate the steel case and sensors over my wrist, it can’t Continue Reading →
The Smartphone Diet
It’s the holiday season, which traditionally means great parties, great food and, of course, great adult frosty beverages. Sadly, it also means a great number of calories – an overabundance of which can cause all kinds of post-holiday anxiety. Is there anything you can do? Of course there is! You can use your smartphone to Continue Reading →
Shelly Palmer on Yahoo Finance
Sixty-nine percent of Americans are overweight or obese, according to the CDC. Weight-related problems are now the number one cause of death in the U.S. and the weight loss industry took in a reported $60 billion last year. Shelly Palmer, a tech reporter and author, was told by his doctor that if he didn’t lose Continue Reading →

The Quantified Executive

I’m wearing a Jawbone UP bracelet, have a Withings Pulse in my pocket, a WS-50 Withings scale in the bathroom, a Withings blood pressure cuff by my bed, I walk every day with a Polar Bluetooth Heart Monitor strapped to my chest, log every morsel of food I put into my body and I’m correlating Continue Reading →