If you really want to know how many calories that exercise burned, the BodyMedia Fit easily beats other popular trackers. But being an armband, rather than wristband, isn't particularly comfortable.
The company best known for its Bluetooth headsets is accessorizing with BodyMedia, which focuses on wearable body monitors.
The Up3 is sleek and small and measures heart rate, and the Move is $50. Both are coming this month.
Two body monitors enter, but only one will leave. No, seriously — only one makes it to the end of this story.
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The popular Fitbit activity tracker is now available to be worn around the wrist. That, along with new goal indicator, proves to be an impressive combination.
If social makes things better, the Jawbone Up might be the tracker for you. It's easy for friends with the device to motivate you. But for "non-step" activities, you may need to do manual logging.
The market is still young. But companies big and small are positioning themselves to be at the center of the wearable computing business when it explodes.