If you don’t like the way fitness trackers like those made by Jawbone and Fitbit look, then you might be interested in the Withings Activité, which looks like a truly classic wristwatch.
Withings’ new fitness tracker looks like a fancy wristwatch, but it’s packing Bluetooth, an accelerometer and integration with Withings Health Mate.
This year is shaping up to be a good one for health-related gadgets, thanks to the new Bluetooth 4.0 specification and profiles. The $79 Wahoo Blue HR is among the first of these devices, and I recently took it for a 5-mile test run.
Among the expected rows of new televisions, computers, phones and tablets at the Consumer Electronics Show is a growing number of health gadgets. These vary in form and function, but nearly all of them share some common elements: connectivity, mobile applications and social aspects.