A new study out of Stanford measured the accuracy of seven wristband activity monitors and found that while six out of seven wearables measured heart rate accurately, none of them were able to accurately measure calories burned. The study involved 60 volunteers from a larger pool, selected specifically to represent a diverse set of subjects. […]
Intel may be in the process of drastically downscaling its wearable division, as it starts to curtail losses in several emerging markets. The chipmaker has reportedly sent emails to staff in the New Devices Group (NDG), providing a brief of the situation. The email didn’t mention job losses, but unnamed sources claim Intel will be […]
Intel has issued a recall of all Basis Peak watches, one month after Basis stopped production of the watch. The reason, as was given for ending production, is the Peak overheats far too often. Basis Peak owners are being warned to take off the watch, to avoid “burns or blisters on the skin surface”. Most […]
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