“The new wristwear is focused on a traditional look over pure tech, and competes more with Withings’ Activité watches than the likes of Apple, Google or Samsung.”
“That’s right: beginning today, a select set of Android Wear smartwatches (and all future watches) will work with the iPhone. The app should be rolling out worldwide soon. It’s been a long time coming — and it means that Google will be challenging the Apple Watch on its home turf. Those Android Wear watches will be both cheaper and more varied than the Apple Watch — just like Android itself.”
Seven months later, Fitbit is back in full, um, force.
The company has just announced a new line-up of activity-tracking devices, including one “smart” fitness watch. Two of the new wearables include optical heart rate sensors, something new to Fitbits.