Fitness Technology News

Fitness Technology News

Fitness and sports technology is big business, with billion dollar companies competing for a slice of this ultra-lucrative pie. We are now smack bang in the middle of the era of the wearable device. Since Burntech.tv started in 2013, with the aim of covering fitness-tech, the industry has grown up rapidly. What started with nascent new comers like Fitbit and Withings has exploded to include mainstream tech giants like Sony and Asus. Where once there were a handful of activity trackers, heart rate monitors and other such kit on the market, now there are tonnes. Some are designed to be worn on your wrist or around your neck, whilst others clip to your pocket or are even developed into the sports clothing that you wear. Welcome to the BurnTech fitness and sports gadget news page. We aim to share the latest news around the fitness gadget marketplace, with announcements and spec updates shared daily. Here, we announce the latest fit tech news from around the web, giving you the latest information about breaking news, upcoming products and the latest must have apps

Nike+ Fuelband App Update

Almost all of you have heard about the Nike+ FuelBand by now. It has been one of the latest sensations in the fitness world...

RunKeeper integrates with Pebble Ink smart watch

RunKeeper and Pebble E Ink have made their partnership official. The latest Runkeeper app update, 3.3, available on iOS and Android includes support for...

Pentax defies market to launch budget Efina Compact

Smart phones have been blamed for all but killing off the budget compact digital camera. Fujifilm recently announced that they are to cull 50%...

14 heath tech tips to save money being healthy

Welcome to 2013, the year when it finally started paying just to be healthy. Health tech is about to go BIG, and healthy folk...

UK to miss the boat on LG Optimus G Pro Android phone

The UK looks set to miss out on LG’s initial rollout of their Optimus G Pro flagship Android phone, possibly due to concerns over...

Sony Xperia ZU 2013 leaked picture

The Sony Xperia ZU is set to be one of the largest 'phablets' on the market at 6.44 inches. Leaked pictures show the slick...

Misfit 2 Launching November, with Uber and Selfie integrations to come in ’16!

Misfit, a fitness gadget company who have become synonymous with affordable health and fitness trackers are back this November with the follow up to...

Fitbit Revenues surge 168% – As They ‘Dismiss’ The Apple Watch

Fitbit, one of the pioneer companies behind the fitness band and fitness technology revolution have announced record revenue growth on todays earnings call. This...

Fitness gadgets set for surge in popularity as shipments predicted to soar

Fitness gadgets are now undoubtedly big business, with estimated figures predicting shipment rises for fitness gadgets to 56.2 million in 2017, up from 43.8...

Twitter comment on the growing number of Tweets coming from fit tech devices

We have commented many times about the connection between social media and fitness, a connection which is amplified by the stream of fitness apps...