LG's Fitness Tracker: Looks Like a Fitbit, Works Like a Smartwatch

We saw a half-baked version of LG's Lifeband Touch last year at CES, but couldn't actually play with it, and we never actually saw the fully torqued tracker come to fruition. This year the fitness tracker is back, and it is surely trying to be a whole lot of things all at once. » 1/06/14 11:19am 1/06/14 11:19am

Nike FuelBand SE Review: More Style Than Smarts

The FuelBand was Nike's first foray in fitness trackers, a sleek, stylish piece of wristwear that served as a constant reminder to be less lazy. The FuelBand SE is its wearable tech successor. But aside from a new splash of color on the band, it doesn't offer many more ways to make you move your butt. » 11/20/13 4:44pm 11/20/13 4:44pm

A Fuelband-like Collar Shows You What Life Is Like As a Polar Bear

Those nifty Fuelbands and activity trackers can measure pretty much anything you do and even knows when you're having sex. So why not use similar technology to try and understand mysterious animals like the Polar Bear. That makes so much sense! And even better, why not add a GoPro camera to see what life is like for… » 7/30/13 10:00pm 7/30/13 10:00pm

These Are the 10 Startups That Nike Is Paying To Make Its Apps Better

Late last year Nike announced that it was partnering with TechStars for its first ever Nike+ Accelerator program. In theory, the 10 startups chosen for this inaugural class would help strengthen and fix any glaring holes in Nike's existing FuelBand and Nike+ apps. » 3/18/13 6:31pm 3/18/13 6:31pm

The 10 Most Important Gadgets of 2012

OK, 2012 wasn't the greatest year for tech, but it wasn't a total bust either. Wade through the glut of comically oversized phones, tiny tablets and fruit company refreshes, and you're bound to come across a few shiny needles in that crummy haystack. Here, in no particular order, are the 10 most important gadgets of… » 12/31/12 4:00pm 12/31/12 4:00pm

Nike Fuelband Review: A Friendly Reminder to Stop Being Lazy

A girl at a bar sees the futuristic and slim black cuff cradling my wrist, points at it and asks—well, more like demands to know—what is that? I look down, thinking I might've spilled beer on my sleeve, and see the Nike Fuelband. Oh. That thing. » 4/13/12 12:00pm 4/13/12 12:00pm

How Many Calories You Burn Having Sex, Eating Pizza and Smoking a…

The best thing about the Nike Fuelband is that it can keep track of any activity you do. Yes, any. You know what that means, right? Let's find out how many calories we burn and how much Nikefuel we earn doing totally normal everyday things. » 4/11/12 2:05pm 4/11/12 2:05pm

Nike's Fuelband Is an Awesome Fitness Wristband for Your Entire Life

Nike+ was a super sweet tool for runners to keep track of their workouts. But what about the rest of your life? What if Nike+ could keep track of that? That's what the brand new Nike+ Fuelband, an evolution of Nike+ in a simple Livestrong-styled wristband, tries to do. » 1/19/12 11:47am 1/19/12 11:47am