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Latest update for Fitbit Sense and Versa 3 brings audible Google responses

Owners of Fitbit Sense and Versa 3 are in for a treat. A new FitbitOS update is now rolling out to your device, packed with many new features and improvements. Among other things, the latest update makes it easier to access your SpO2 data, adds high and low heart rate notifications, enables audible Google responses,...

Your Fitbit may soon tell you if you snore too loudly

The Fitbit app, the companion app that shows data collected from your Fitbit tracker or smartwatch, will soon gain two new features to provide new insights into your sleeping habits. In the latest version of the Fitbit app for Android, 9to5Google found evidence for some new sleep-related features that Fitbit is working on. The first is...

Google I/O 2021 Recap: What you need to know from Google’s big tech event

Google I/O 2021 kicked off on Tuesday, and we’re already on cloud nine seeing all the exciting stuff that has come out from the event. In fact, there’s so much to unpack here, it’s hard to even know where to begin. From a radical Android 12 redesign with Material You, to the biggest Wear OS...

Fitbit and Samsung are working on new watches with Wear OS

Following months of speculation, Google confirmed today that it is working on an overhaul of Wear OS, in partnership with Samsung. The updated platform will combine the best features of Wear OS and Samsung's Tizen software platform, and during today's Google I/O keynote, it was revealed that Samsung and Fitbit are working on Wear OS...

Fitbit Luxe unveiled as a $149 fashion-oriented fitness tracker

Fitbit has officially announced the Luxe, a fitness tracker the company said takes a more fashion-forward approach to wearables. The device will be available for preorder beginning today for $149, and is set to launch worldwide later this spring. When you purchase the tracker Fitbit will include six months of Fitbit Premium, which is otherwise...

Fitbit Luxe leak reveals elegant new fitness tracker

Fitbit is reportedly gearing up to launch a new fitness tracker, according to leaked images. The images show off an elegant design highlighted by a stainless steel body and a slim, lightweight profile. WinFuture’s report is relatively light on technical details, but the site suggests the Fitbit Luxe will be similar to the Ace 3. That...

Fitbit Ace 3 for kids offers 8 days of battery life and animated clock faces

Fitbit has announced the Ace 3 activity and sleep tracker, which the company said is designed to encourage kids six and older to get active and create healthy habits. It’s available for pre-order today and retails for $79.95. According to Fitbit, the Ace 3 offers new animated clock faces, customizable accessories, and up to 8 hours...

Fitbit Ace 3 specs and launch date reportedly leaked

Fitbit is reportedly preparing to release a new wearable aimed at kids, and it could launch as early as March 15. The device is expected to be Fitbit’s first wearables launched under Google. WinFuture reports the Fitbit Ace 3 will launch in two colors and feature a durable design to easily withstand whatever mischief your kids get...

Fitbit update brings ECG, blood glucose tracking, and Health Metrics for non-paying users

Fitbit is rolling out a massive update to its range of fitness trackers and smartwatches. The latest update adds a new SpO2 watch face and skin temperature tracking to Charge 4, improvements to Health Metrics data presentation, and opens up some of the paid features to more users. According to Wareable, on Charge 4, the update...

The Fitbit app now helps you track your blood glucose level

Fitbit is kicking off 2021 with a helpful new feature: blood glucose tracking. The new feature will become widely available throughout February in the Fitbit app to all users in the U.S. To be clear, this feature is simply meant to track your blood glucose level; Fitbit’s devices aren’t equipped with the technology that can read...

[Update: DoJ Investigation continues] Google completes Fitbit buyout after months of scrutiny

Google has confirmed that its buyout of wearables maker Fitbit has completed, bringing to an end 13 months of investigations in the US and European Union. The deal is said to have cost Google $2.1bn, where it will sit as a Google subsidiary, not an Alphabet division. The biggest prize for Google is the estimated 29m...

Google’s Fitbit acquisition is cleared by EU with some conditions applied

Google and Fitbit are one step closer to final completion of their merger after the European Commission gave final approval following a four-month probe. Google bought the wearables pioneer back in November 2019 for a not-unsubstantial $2.1bn but has been awaiting clearance from global regulators including in the European Union, with questions raised over whether...