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

Your Fuelband Knows When You're Having Sex

Everybody loves these Fuelbands and other activity trackers because they supply you with troves of data about your everyday life. Sometimes, however, it's a little bit too much information. » 7/12/13 12:42pm 7/12/13 12:42pm

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 First Nike FuelBand Prototypes Looked Like Humongous Sweat Bands

You know the Nike FuelBand as a sleek black band that's a half-step removed from a Livestrong bracelet. That wasn't always the case, though. Some looked totally different from the finished product, like this early mockup that basically got the FuelBand off the ground. » 3/18/13 10:50am 3/18/13 10:50am

BodyMedia's Fitness Tracker Pretties Itself Up

BodyMedia fitness trackers have always been the ugly ducklings, because, well, they're ugly. Thankfully, that's about to change. The new Core 2 fitness tracker keeps tabs on a whole lot of metrics, and it's a lot easier on the eyes. » 1/06/13 3:00pm 1/06/13 3:00pm

Go On a "Mission" With Your Nike FuelBand. Wait, What?

If you or your friends are sporting Nike FuelBands, you might be interested in this weird animated game that taps into your Fuel scores. Called NikeFuel Missions, the "game" essentially riffs off the existing challenges that are presented to Nike+ users on the desktop website. » 12/18/12 12:31pm 12/18/12 12:31pm

Fitness Trackers Use Psychology to Motivate Couch Potatoes

When it comes to fitness trackers, the psychology behind them is just as important as the technology inside them. » 4/20/12 10:40am 4/20/12 10:40am

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