Apple, Google and Samsung May Have Big Smartwatch Plans for 2022

by Bob Raikes

What They Say C|Net had a round-up of speculation about changes in smartwatches in 2022. The blog said that there could be an Apple Watch for extreme sports and the first smartwatch from Google …

Tags:Apple| Fitbit| Google| Samsung| Smartwatches

Fitbit to Be Acquired by Google

by Artem Alekseenko

Fitbit, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Google LLC for $7.35 per share in cash, valuing the company at a fully diluted equity value of approximately …

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What Bob Saw on the Net 02/09/2019

by Bob Raikes

Most days, our editor, Bob, spends some time looking around the net for news. Here are some articles and links that he thought worth sharing… (note that registration or subscriptions may be required!) Testing …

Tags:Fingerprint Recognition| Fitbit| MEA (Middle East & Africa)| OLED TVs| Smartphone Market| Smartphones| Touch Taiwan 2019| Wearables| ZTE

Fitbit Launches Charge 3 Wearable Fitness Tracker Worldwide

by Andrew Fenn

Fitbit has launched its Fitbit Charge 3 wearable fitness tracker worldwide, featuring a swim-proof design, a greyscale OLED display 40% larger than the Charge 2 and what it calls “the most advanced health and …

Tags:Fitbit| Fitness Trackers| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 39

Fitbit Charge 3 Has Upgraded OLED

by Bob Raikes

Fitbit has upgraded its fitness tracker to the Chrge 3. It has an enhanced PurePulse heart rate sensor in addition to the SpO2 blood oxygen sensor that’s present in the Versa and Ionic smartwatches …

Tags:Fitbit| Fitness Trackers| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 33| Wearables

Fitbit Result 02/05/2018

by Vijaya

Fitbit Inc. announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018. Revenue for Q1 2018 was $247.9 million, a decrease of 17%, compared to $298.9 million in Q1 2107. Net loss …

Tags:Financial Data| Fitbit| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 19

Fitbit Versa Uses LCD Display

by Bob Raikes

Fitbit has created a new metal-cased smartwatch, the Fitbit Versa. As you would expect, Fitbit highlighted the health-related features and the company said it has a 4+ days battery life. The display is a …

Tags:Fitbit| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartwatches| Vol 25 - Issue 10

Fitbit Result 26/02/2018

by Vijaya

Fitbit reported Q4 revenue of $570.8 million, a decrease of $3 million compared to $573.8 million reported in Q4 of 2016. Net loss was $45.5 million compared to a net loss of $146.3 million …

Tags:Financial Data| Fitbit| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 09

Tech Data Signs Distribution Deal with Fitbit

by Andrew Fenn

Tech Data has formed a new partnership with Fitbit and is now authorised to distribute the full activity tracker product range in the UK. Fitbit first launched in 2011, and its latest iteration, the …

Tags:Distribution| Fitbit| Mobile Display Monitor| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 24 - Issue 42