Other stories about Fitbit

Hackers can turn Fitbits into spying devices

Fitbits are used by millions of people who want to keep track of their health. But a software flaw allows hackers to keep track...
Happening Now September 14, 2017

A FitBit saved this woman from heart failure

FitBits are meant to encourage you to exercise, but one woman credits the device with saving her life. Patricia Lauder, a 73-year-old from Connecticut,...
Happening Now April 10, 2017

New fitness bands track more than steps

The world's biggest seller of fitness trackers has stepped up its game, making these handy wearables more functional than ever. You'll be amazed by...
Happening Now August 31, 2016

Your fitness tracker and heart-rate monitor could be way off

In a recent study conducted at California State Polytechnic University, 43 people were outfitted with Fitbits and ECG sensors while participating in a 65-minute...
Happening Now May 23, 2016

Watch out for convincing Fitbit knockoffs

You've heard of "counterfeit," but have you heard of counterFitbits? If you haven't heard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials recently seized around $35,000...
Happening Now January 16, 2016

Your fitness tracker can be hacked by anyone standing near you

Add fitness trackers to the list of smart gadgets that aren't as secure as they should be. At least that's what security researcher Axelle...
Happening Now October 23, 2015

Warning: Your gadget can and will be used against you in a court of law

Fitbit, the wearable fitness tracker, has had its fair share of issues since going mainstream in 2013. It has caused rashes for some users,...
Happening Now November 18, 2014