Tag Archive: Ionic

Fitbit OS 2.0 rolling out to Fitbit Ionic with new gestures, Deezer, and more

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The Fitbit Versa is Fitbit’s latest smartwatch, and with it comes an upgraded version of Fitbit OS that debuted on the Ionic last October. Now, Fitbit’s updating the Ionic with the Versa’s improved software.

Officially titled as Fitbit OS 2.0, the update is rolling out now to 10% of Ionic owners. Fitbit calls this a “progressive rollout,” and all Ionic users should have the update within the coming weeks.

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4 things the Garmin Vivoactive does better than the Fitbit Ionic

Choose your fitness tracker wisely, because it will probably last you a while.

Both Fitbit and Garmin have long had a presence in the consumer electronics market, with both companies focusing on fitness gear and GPS accessories. In 2018, that means both companies are producing fitness bands, with notifications and other smartwatch features present as well. Fitbit’s latest device is the Ionic, while Garmin’s current flagship is the Vivoactive 3.

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Fitbit introduces the Ionic Adidas Edition smartwatch, priced at $330

Fitbit announced it was partnering up with Adidas last year and now we can finally see the fruits of the collaboration in the form of the Ionic Adidas Edition.

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The Fitbit Ionic is (still) a better fitness tracker than smartwatch

If you’ve read Daniel Bader’s excellent Fitbit Ionic review from September you already know that the device boasts a bold (if polarizing) design, backed up by one of the best health-tracking platforms on the planet, but mated to a somewhat sub-par software build. After a couple weeks of my own spent with the Ionic, I can report that that set of attributes – and the $ 299 price point – has remained mostly unchanged since. 

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Best watch faces for Fitbit Ionic

Whether you want a classy analog display or prefer something a bit more functional, these are the best watch faces for the Fitbit Ionic.

The Fitbit Ionic is one of the more sports-centric wearables on the market right now, and while it’s great for tracking your runs, stairclimber sessions, etc., it’s also just a darn good smartwatch. The Fitbit app is where you’ll go to download new apps and watch faces for your Ionic, and today, we’re  [Read More…]

Best apps for Fitbit Ionic

The Fitbit Ionic’s app selection is growing all the time, and these are a few of my favorites.

When the Fitbit Ionic first launched last September, the app selection was a bit barren. Big names like Starbucks, Pandora, and Strava were there, but there wasn’t much of anything else. However, following a lot of developer support, that’s started to change. The Ionic received its first major update in early December, and with this brought a host of  [Read More…]

Samsung Gear Sport vs. Fitbit Ionic: Fitness smartwatch showdown

Samsung and Fitbit have two of the best smartwatches out now for Android users, and we’re here to help you determine which is best for your lifestyle.

If you’re an Android user and are in the market for a new smartwatch, you’re currently in a slightly awkward position. Google doesn’t seem to be giving Android Wear any sort of real attention for the time being, and as such, your best bet is to go with third-party solutions.

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Fitbit Ionic smartwatch releasing worldwide Oct. 1 for $299.95

Fitbit’s first smartwatch is hitting worldwide markets on October 1.

For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been wearing a new wearable, and while it looks a little bit like something I’ve worn before, it’s quite different — and a lot more ambitious. No, I’m not talking about some new Android Wear watch but the Fitbit Ionic, Fitbit’s first smartwatch and an honest-to-goodness hit.

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Fitbit Ionic is the company’s first true smartwatch

Smartwatches are becoming less and less relevant and while companies like Motorola have shunned them completely, others have decided it wouldn’t hurt to start making them. You probably know Fitbit because of its fitness trackers, but the company recently acquired ex-Kickstarter sensation Pebble and so, armed with the new ideas and high hopes it unveiled […]

Fitbit Ionic is the smartwatch that will compete with Android Wear

The newly announced Fitbit Ionic is the company’s official foray into the smartwatch game!

Fitbit has been making fitness trackers for ten years, and some of its more recent models, like the Surge, Blaze and Charge 2, have dipped their toes into being smartwatch/fitness tracker hybrids. Now, Fitbit has officially announced the release of the Fitbit Ionic the company’s first fully-fledged smartwatch with its very own operating system, Fitbit OS.

What’s new about Fitbit Ionic

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