Microsoft Band

Microsoft is killing off its Microsoft Band, but you might get some money back

Two years ago, Microsoft sold its last remaining inventory of the Microsoft Band 2, and confirmed that no more would be made. At the time, it

Microsoft Band shutdown and wearable refunds: The details you need

Microsoft discontinued its fitness tracking wearable, the Microsoft Band, in late 2016. Users were able to continue using the device in the months following that,

And finally: Huawei has an idea for a gaming smartwatch

Rumors and lighter stories from the week gone by This week has been massively focused on the world of standalone VR headsets, but that hasn’t

And finally: Cancelled Microsoft Band 3 reviewed and more

And all the other smaller stories from the week Another week down, another seven days of mayhem. As Mike underlined in Week in wearable, the theme

And finally : Samsung gives us big hope for the Gear S4 and more

Welcome to another And finally, where we mop up all the rumours, murmurs and smaller stories of the week. Over the past seven days we’ve

And finally : Microsoft Band to be dumped and more

The week in wearable tech has been dominated by the Apple Watch Series 2 going on sale, news that China loves wearablesand the Amazon Echo

Samsung Gear Fit 2 specs on GPS, water resistance and more leak

Second gen Fit tipped to have more features than older gen devices The Gear Fit2 leaks just keep on coming. Last we saw, the next-gen

11 essential ​Microsoft Band 2 tips : Get to know your fitness tracker inside out

The Microsoft Band 2 is something of a triumph for the Redmond-based software giant, and the company has finally managed to pile a super array

Microsoft Band 2 gains appeal with lower price

The Microsoft Band 2 hit the market in late 2015 and looked much better to the eye than the original wearable from Microsoft. The biggest

Polar A360 review : Polar’s first heart rate monitoring tracker is not up to scratch

The Polar A360 could have been a brilliant addition to the current glut of activity trackers, but it’s let down by some pretty major issues.

Fossil Q Grant review

If you’re looking for a snazzy looking, well-built, Fossil watch and you think you might be interested in some basic fitness tracking, and that vibration

Fitbit Charge HR – UPDATED review

A decent fitness tracker, the Fitbit is a good indicator of overall health, but don’t confuse it for a scientific training assistant. Lack of GPS

Garmin Vivosmart HR review

As an advanced fitness tracker, the Garmin Vivosmart HR does a sterling job at a decent price. Accurate steps and sleep, resting heart rate and

Microsoft Band updated with music controls, activity reminders

While it might be a fairly low-key option in the sea of wearables right now,Microsoft continues to update and improve its Band device, whether it

Fossil Q Reveler review

The Fossil Q Reveler is an activity tracker with a difference. It’s not packed with sensors or can really compete with similarly priced trackers for

Microsoft Band 2 review: Still flawed, but a step in the right direction

You really can’t accuse Microsoft of phoning it in when it built the original Band. Between jamming 10 different sensors into a glorified wristband and

Polar debuts A360 fitness wearable with optical heart rate monitoring

Fitness wearables maker Polar has announced the A360, its first wrist-worn device that features optical heart-rate monitoring. While the band has a simple design, that’s

Microsoft Band vs Band 2 comparison: What’s the difference between the old and new Microsoft Bands?

Microsoft has unveiled a new fitness tracker / smartwatch called the Band 2. You can pre-order one straight away, and it costs the same as

Microsoft Band vs Apple Watch comparison

The Microsoft Band is a well-priced and flexible, souped-up activity tracker that offers some smartwatch capabilities. The Apple Watch is more expensive, offers many more

Microsoft’s October lineup: Surface Pro 4, 2 Lumias, Band 2

While Samsung went a month early to avoid the IFA and Apple rush of September, it seems that Microsoft will go the opposite route and

Microsoft unloads a bunch of apps for smartwatches

Since it doesn’t have a smartwatch of its own (no, the Microsoft Band doesn’t count), it seems that Microsoft is quite content to puts its

Microsoft Band lets users create web tiles via RSS feeds

Microsoft is continuing to add new functionality to its Band wearable and push what the device is capable of. Following the release of a SDK

Best GPS Watches of 2015

After testing more than 20 GPS watches, we recommend the Garmin Vivoactive as the best GPS watch overall. If you want the most bang for