Wearable Tech

Jawbone Up24
REVIEW

Jawbone Up24 ( onyx, Large)

If having a screen isn't a priority, the Jawbone Up24's superb app, clever advice, and comfy fit are hard to resist.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 13, 2013
2 stars User rating out of 4 votes
Fitbit Force
REVIEW

Fitbit Force

The Fitbit Force leaps to the top of the fitness tracker heap, with a bright screen, comfortable fit, and a bevy of slick features.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 10, 2013
2.6 stars User rating out of 15 votes

MSRP: $129.99

Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch
REVIEW

Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch

Samsung's take on the smartwatch has some potential, and it does get some things right, but its inability to perform truly "smart" functions means it falls far short of expectations.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on September 27, 2013
3.5 stars User rating out of 13 votes
Misfit Shine
REVIEW

Misfit Shine ( jet)

The Shine is one of the most stylish and futuristic-looking wireless fitness trackers out there, but you're trading in extra versatility for minimalist style.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on August 7, 2013
1 star User rating out of 15 votes
Withings Pulse
REVIEW

Withings Pulse

Despite a few design quibbles, the Withings Pulse is one of the best wireless pedometers to date.

4 stars Editors' rating on July 17, 2013
Basis Band
REVIEW

Basis Band

The $199 Basis Band offers a powerful mix of sensors and motivational tools, but pass if you'd rather spend less on a fitness tracker or aren't partial to big, watch-style designs.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on June 11, 2013
3.3 stars User rating out of 5 votes
Fitbit Flex
REVIEW

Fitbit Flex ( black)

A long list of features and a comfortable fit make Fitbit’s new Flex the best fitness tracker you can buy.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 6, 2013
1 star User rating out of 24 votes
Fitbit One
REVIEW

Fitbit One

The Fitbit One is a feature-rich pedometer, but the wristband-style Jawbone Up and Fitbit’s own Flex are more convenient and much better deals.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 30, 2013
2.7 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Fitbit Zip
REVIEW

Fitbit Zip

The Fitbit Zip is the best fitness tracker you can buy for under $60.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 11, 2013
Pebble Watch
REVIEW

Pebble Watch

Thanks to plenty of apps and an affordable price, the original plastic Pebble remains a solid budget smartwatch pick.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on February 10, 2014
3.2 stars User rating out of 13 votes