All-day heart-rate tracking is a step in the right direction, but the smart features aren't nearly smart enough and the fitness side of the Surge is too basic to justify the higher price.
The Nokia Surge offers AT&T's younger customers an affordable, feature-rich smartphone, but it has a number of design and interface issues.
An update will arrive on the Fitbit Surge later this week and bring a handful of improvements.
Market researcher IDC forecasts a boom in sales of wearable devices, especially smart ones, with Google's Android Wear gear gaining ground on the Apple Watch.
The practice of tripling, quadrupling and quintupling ride fares in times of high demand may face limits from New York City officials. Many drivers might be OK with that.
The carrier continues its torrid pace of subscriber growth amid stiff competition in the wireless business.
Google's soaring stock price comes after the company announced second-quarter sales of $14.35 billion and a profit of $6.99 a share.
The streaming-TV company credited its own TV shows, including "Orange Is the New Black" and "Sense8," for strong US and international growth.
Prepare for an "emerging battleground" between the Apple Watch and Android Wear devices, says market researcher IDC.
People are firing up Apple's streaming-media box more than Roku to watch traditional TV via the Internet, though the company paying the biggest price for that growth may be Apple itself, based on Adobe data.