We’ve been waiting for the Fitbit to drop for over a year now, and just when we thought it was going to turn out to be vaporware, the company has announced that this little fitness device is shipping. The Fitbit is a device that clips to your clothes, and it monitors many daily activities including distances traveled, exercise intensity, sleep patterns, as well as calorie consumption. The device contains a 3D motion sensor to obtain this certain information, and will transmit that data to the wireless base station when you are near it. You can then log on to the Fitbit site, and take a look at all sorts of data. The Fitbit has an OLED display with a battery life for about 10 days, and costs $99.
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Motorola has released its MOTO W7 Active Edition for those who want to get fit. Equipped with an accelerometer, flip to stop it ringing, turn off the alarm or pause music. Two shakes launches a pre-set application, while left and right changes sounds or images. The cell phone also has a step pedometer and Personal Trainer app, pre-loaded motion controlled games and a faster 3G1 speed. The cell phone has the usual bells and whistles, such as a 2 megapixel cam, Bluetooth 2.0 support, FM tuner and 30MB memory. The W7 will be out in Asia and Latin America during Q2.
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