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Apple Watch already dominates smart-wearables market, says IDC

”Apple Inc. sold 3.6 million Apple Watches in the second quarter, beating some analysts’ expectations and making the company the dominant provider of smart wearable devices after just one quarter of sales, market research firm IDC said in a report,” Peter Burrows reports for Bloomberg. 177 more words


Jawbone Up24 Review

I was so excited when I saw the Jawbone Up24  on sale for £30 instead of the usual £69.99. As you can imagine they sold out pretty quickly but I was really pleased to get one because purchasing a fitness activity tracker is something I’ve been thinking about doing for a while. 1,062 more words


IDC estimates Apple sold 3.6 million Apple Watch units in Q2

In its first appearance in the wearables market, Apple finds itself within striking distance of the established market leader, Fitbit. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker, Apple shipped a total of 3.6 million units in the second quarter of 2015 (2Q15), just 0.8 million units behind Fitbit’s 4.4 million units. 773 more words


Second Year, Part One

It’s the end of the summer (I am OK with this) and it’s been a while. I am off the idea of fitness tracker comparisons (I love my Jawbone UP2, anyway, and maybe I’ll talk about it sometime) and I never made it with the recipe integration (I leave this to the experts) so I am just going to go with whatever moves me that day. 468 more words


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IPOs rev up for millennial-targeted companies

If you’ve noticed a surge in health, food, and fitness brands aimed at millennials, you’re not alone. Companies are aggressively trying to snag those consumers born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s, says Matt McCall, president of Penn Financial Group. 609 more words


Progress so far 

So I finally did it, pledged to get fit and overhaul my diet. I started this week, well on Wednesday so I’m only on day 3 but I’m pleased to say so far so good. 375 more words