Tag Archive: Fitbit

Are the Fitbit Charge 4 features worth the upgrade from the Charge 2?

Worth the upgrade Fitbit Charge 4

$ 150 at Best Buy $ 150 at Walmart

Pros Better battery life Swimproof design Active Zone Minutes Built-in GPS Built-in Spotify control Cons Expensive upgrade Not as many color options Proprietary charger

The Fitbit Charge 4 is a worthwhile upgrade for features like built-in GPS and Spotify Connect that let you leave your smartphone at home. You also get Active Zone Minutes, Quick Replies via compatible Android devices, a  [Read More…]

Your Fitbit device might be able to predict if you have COVID-19 or the Flu

You can sign up to participate from the Fitbit app.

What you need to know Fitbit has added a new study in an effort to detect COVID-19. The study can be accessed directly from the Fitbit app. Users can also learn about and opt-in to other COVID-19 studies through the Fitbit app.

Fitbit just announced that it has added a new COVID-19 research study to its existing in-app resources on the disease. The company has already been  [Read More…]

Stay healthy with free Fitbit workouts on YouTube

Now you can access tons of great Fitbit workout content for free on YouTube.

What you need to know Fitbit added over 15 free workouts and activities to its YouTube channel. Options include HIIT, core, and visualizations. This is part of Fitbit’s efforts to promote wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Today, Fitbit dropped over 15 free workouts and mindfulness sessions on its YouTube channel, making the content free for all who want to watch and follow along.

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Should you buy the Fitbit Charge 4 or the Versa 2?

GPS-enabled tracker Fitbit Charge 4

$ 150 at Amazon

Pros Built-in GPS Activity/health tracking 7-day battery life Swimproof design Mobile payments Cons Lacks smartwatch features Smaller, less vibrant display

If you’re set on having onboard GPS and don’t mind a smaller grayscale display, the Charge 4 is a great pick. The compact size is ideal for fitness enthusiasts who don’t want a bulky device on their wrist. You’ll enjoy activity/health tracking, 5 ATM water resistance, and  [Read More…]

These are some great replacement bands for the Fitbit Charge 4

The Fitbit Charge 4 is finally available to purchase and it’s an extremely impressive fitness tracker. If you know that you don’t typically fancy the proprietary bands, now is the time to stock up on some new ones. You’ll be happy to know that the Fitbit Charge 3 bands are also compatible with the new device. We’ve gathered up some excellent options for you to consider.

Affordable breathability Wepro Waterproof Band

Staff Pick

If you want  [Read More…]

Customize which stats you see in the Fitbit app

One of the things I love most about my Fitbit is just how much data I can view within the app (even without Fitbit Premium), and how digestible and understandable it is to interpret. However, if I’m honest, I don’t care about all the stats and metrics, so I decided to clean up my home screen view a bit. It’s so simple to do so; let me show you!

Products used in this guide Data dashboard: Fitbit app  [Read More…]

Should you choose the Fitbit Charge 4 or the Garmin Vivoactive 3?

The latest and greatest Fitbit Charge 4

$ 150 at Fitbit

Pros Onboard GPS Heart-rate monitoring 20+ exercise modes 5 ATM water resistance NFC payments Seven-day battery life Cons More expensive Only five hours of battery in GPS mode

Those who want a detailed tracking experience in the form of a compact yet powerful device will be in good hands with the Fitbit Charge 4. It has features like built-in GPS, heart-rate monitoring, 5 ATM water  [Read More…]

Here’s how to see and respond to notifications on your Fitbit device

Fitbit wearables have been able to relay notifications from your smartphone to your wrist for several years now. One of the great things about using a Fitbit tracker or smartwatch with an Android device is that not only can you receive notifications, but you can also respond to many of them directly from your wrist. I’ll show you how to set up your notification preferences inside the Fitbit app so that you can better manage your distractions when  [Read More…]

Should you buy the Fitbit Charge 4 or the Garmin Vivosport?

Endless details Fitbit Charge 4

$ 150 at Fitbit

Pros Onboard GPS with 20+ exercise modes Heart-rate monitoring Mobile payments Spotify Connect & Control Seven-day battery life Cons Slightly more expensive Larger body

The Fitbit Charge 4 is the latest addition to the company’s fitness tracker lineup. It’s designed with in-depth activity and health tracking in mind, so you get every detail regarding your health easily. You’ll also enjoy built-in GPS, heart-rate monitoring, 5 ATM water  [Read More…]

It takes a bit of tinkering, but you can force dark mode in the Fitbit app

I know it’s the hot design trend right now, but I’ll admit it: I’m a big fan of dark mode. It’s not that I dislike the traditional white backgrounds of Android and its respective apps, but I personally find the black (or near-black) background easier on my eyes, and it makes other design elements less jarring. Many Android OEMs have offered some kind of dark mode for system apps for years, and various developers have allowed it at  [Read More…]