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Fitbit will make Google accounts mandatory starting in 2025

Back in 2019, Google acquired Fitbit for a reported $2.1 billion. Since that time, Google has pretty much kept its nose out of Fitbit's business, that is, unit recently. With the introduction of the company's latest fitness wearables, the “Fitbit by Google” branding popped up not only on its products but also on its website....

Fitbit announces the Sense 2, Inspire 3, and Versa 4

Wearables offer an easy and convenient way to track health and fitness goals. You just strap it on, load up an app on your smartphone, and it does all the work. To be frank, it's a good way to stay motivated. If you've been in the market for a new fitness wearable, you're in luck,...

APK Teardown: Fitbit’s Wear OS smartwatch might feature a square display and Google Pay support

Shortly after Google confirmed the Wear OS overhaul at its I/O developer conference last year, the company announced that the updated operating system would make its way to users on a new range of smartwatches from Samsung and Fitbit. Although Fitbit was supposed to release its Wear OS 3 smartwatch later in the year, the...

Fitbit will terminate computer syncing later this year

Before smartphones took off, Fitbit device owners had to connect their fitness trackers to a computer using a special dongle or Bluetooth adapter. In 2022, this kind of syncing is probably pretty rare, with most now relying on the Fitbit app on their Android or iOS devices.  The company will discontinue its Fitbit Connect app...

New leak shows off Fitbit Sense 2, Inspire 3, and Versa 4

If you're a fan of fitness wearables, you'll be happy to know that a new leak gives us a look at Fitbit's upcoming lineup.  The new renders show us three models of fitness wearables: the Sense 2, Inspire 3, and Versa 4. These are all successors to the current models in Fitbit's lineup. Fitbit Sense 2 The...

Fitbit app gets redesigned charts to improve readability

Fitbit is rolling out a fresh update for its app on Android with redesigned charts for health metrics. The new charts offer better readability, making it easier for users to understand their health and fitness data. According to 9to5Google, the redesigned charts are rolling out with version 3.64.4 of the Fitbit app. The update doesn't seem to...

Fitbit Charge 5 receives ‘Find Phone’ feature with latest update

Fitbit is rolling out a new software update for its affordable fitness tracker -- the Fitbit Charge 5. The update brings a new 'Find Phone' feature to the fitness tracker, making it easy for users to find connected phones. According to 9to5Google, the software update (v1.171.50) has started rolling out to Charge 5 users widely. While Fitbit...

Fitbit Sleep Profile offers better sleep data for Premium users

Can you put a price on a good night's sleep? Of course, you can and so do lots of companies. Fitbit has long had sleep tracking features in its app, but now, after analyzing 22 billion hours of sleep data, the company thinks its users are interested in understanding even more about their sleep and...

Google and Samsung team up to simplify data sharing between Android fitness apps

At Google I/O 2022, Google and Samsung announced Health Connect, a new unified platform and API that aims to simplify interoperability between fitness and health apps. The new Health Connect APIs will allow developers to securely access data from different fitness apps, devices, and wearables to build richer app experiences. It provides a single interface for...

Fitbit lawsuit claims entire product lineup could cause burns

Google voluntarily recalled 1.7 million Fitbit Ionic smartwatches in March due to issues from overheating batteries. A new lawsuit claims that the overheating problem is not unique to the Fitbit Ionic. But has been a known issue for quite some time, one that could plague all of Fitbit's products, past and present. A new class-action lawsuit filed...

Fitbit rolls out irregular heart rhythm notifications on select devices

Earlier this month, Google received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for heart rhythm detection to enable heart rhythm detection on its Fitbit wearable devices. The functionality is now rolling out, and now we know which devices it's available on. Fitbit devices can now monitor the changing blood volume in a person’s blood...

Get your hands on the Fitbit Sense for just $180 on Amazon right now

Although the Fitbit Sense is about two years old now, it's still one of the best fitness trackers available on the market. It offers all the fitness tracking features you'd expect to see on a premium smartwatch, including stress management, mood tracking, temperature sensing, SpO2 monitoring, heart rate tracking, sleep monitoring with snoring detection, menstrual...