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Fitbit to users with irritated skin: “take a break” until it heals

Fitbit is no stranger to skin irritation complaints. Last year, the company recalled its Force fitness band following numerous skin irritation complaints. Those who wanted a replacement could get one, but the company maintained that only a small number of.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2015

Fitbit Charge is causing skin irritations, but Fitbit says it"s not to blame

Earlier this year, Fitbit was hit with complaints that the Fitbit Force was causing skin irritation for a large number of users. That was then recalled and replaced/succeeded by the Fitbit Surge and Fitbit Charge. Problem solved? Not quite.It appears that.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsDec 16th, 2014

Fitbit receives skin irritation complaints over Charge fitness tracker

Fitbit is under fire from some users of a recently-launched fitness tracker, as skin-related issues are starting to resurface. The Fitbit Charge, an updated version of the Fitbit Force from last year, has been subject to complaints from some users claimin.....»»

Category: topSource:  electronistaRelated NewsDec 16th, 2014

Fitbit: skin irritations were allergies, new wristbands have a warning

Fitbit recalled its Force wearable back in February after owners reported skin irritation, but after an investigation, says it will not do the same for the Fitbit Flex. The New York Times reports that the company and the Consumer Product Safety........»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated NewsOct 18th, 2014

Fitbit says Force skin irritations were allergies, new wristbands have a warning

Fitbit recalled its Force wearable back in February after owners reported skin irritation, but after an investigation, says it will not do the same for the Fitbit Flex. The New York Times reports that the company and the Consumer Product Safety........»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated NewsOct 18th, 2014

Fitbit Surge causing skin irritations, company says to “take a break from the device”

Déjà vu. Users of Fitbit products are once again complaining of skin irritations. January 2014 was when the company pulled its Force fitness band from stores and offered customers a... Déjà vu. Users of Fitbit products are once again complaining o.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2015

The latest batch of Fitbit trackers are causing skin rashes — again

Just one year after Fitbit recalled its ill-fated Fitbit Force following reports that it caused rashes on wearers' wrists, people are seeing some serious skin irritation from the latest batch of the fitness trackers. The Fitbit Force was pulled for causin.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2015

Fitbit says Charge skin issues aren"t caused by its materials

Fitbit is no stranger to customer complaints, especially when it comes to skin issues. After dealing with a wave of criticism, and subsequent recall, of its Force activity tracker last year, the company recently introduced a trio of new gadgets. Well........»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated NewsDec 15th, 2014

AT&T still throttles “unlimited data”—even when network not congested

Half-megabit speeds force customers to abandon unlimited data. A while back, we reported that AT&T had stopped throttling unlimited data users except in cases when the network is congested. We were wrong. AT&T did change its policy to stop the autom.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 4th, 2014

Latest guesstimate pegs Apple Watch at 3.6M units shipped last quarter

Though Apple still hasn't announced sales of its wrist-worn Apple Watch, that hasn't stopped yet another research firm from throwing their hat into the ring, estimating that Apple debuted at second place in the wearable device market behind Fitbit......»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsAug 27th, 2015

Bugged Windows 10 update could force your computer to reboot forever

A few weeks ago, it was reported that Windows 10 would automatically install updates to users’ computers, which rubbed some upgraders the wrong way. All things considered, it wasn’t the most pressing issue with the new OS, but now that update.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsAug 11th, 2015

KGI: Force Touch won"t be enough to drive "iPhone 6s" upgrades, could mean negative iPhone growth

Apple may not be able to convince many users to upgrade to its next-generation iPhone if Force Touch is the only major addition, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes, which could lead to the first ever year-over-year contraction in iPhone sales......»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsAug 11th, 2015

Nvidia recalls Shield Android tablets over battery fire fears

Nvidia has issued a recall for the Shield Android tablet after determining that its battery "can overheat, posing a fire hazard." Although the recall is voluntary, Nvidia is asking users to back up their data and fill in the relevant online form to r........»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated NewsJul 31st, 2015

Microsoft just made Windows XP even less secure

Windows XP users hanging on for dear life are less safe than they've ever been after Microsoft made the already holey security safety net surrounding it even more porous.First reported by Beta News, Microsoft has stopped providing the Malicious Software R.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsJul 16th, 2015

Update: Now Jawbone is trying to block sales of rival Fitbit"s fitness trackers

UPDATE: Fitbit's obviously not going to take being sued by Jawbone lying down. It issued this relatively belligerent (by Fitbit press statement standards response today:'As the pioneer and leader in the connected health and fitness market, Fitbit has inde.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsJul 10th, 2015

Bubbling burns and annoying rashes plague some Apple Watch users

Some Apple Watch users say they've been burned by the device or have gotten a rash from it. Apple has yet to respond to the alleged burns, but it does mention possible skin irritation on its support page for the Apple Watch. The post Bubbling burns and an.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 9th, 2015

Ouch! The Apple Watch burns some users’ wrists

Some Apple Watch users say they've been burned by the device or have gotten a rash from it. Apple has yet to respond to the alleged burns, but it does mention possible skin irritation on its support page for the Apple Watch. The post Ouch! The Apple Watch.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 9th, 2015

Hyundai ekes out a June record #8211; by 95 cars

By the skin of its teeth, Hyundai Motor America kept U.S. sales on an upward trajectory in June even as its parent company, Hyundai Motor Co., reported a third straight month of falling global sales......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 1st, 2015

Wearables leader Fitbit to launch on Amazon on July 1: Report

Earlier this month, IDC reported that Xiaomi is the world’s second most shipped wearable device in the world. Considering that Xiaomi is a relatively newer product with significant reach and recall in markets such as India, the world leader in wearables.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related NewsJun 23rd, 2015

Wearables leader Fitbit to launch on Amazon from July 1: Report

Earlier this month, IDC reported that Xiaomi is the world’s second most shipped wearable device in the world. Considering that Xiaomi is a relatively newer product with significant reach and recall in markets such as India, the world leader in wearables.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related NewsJun 23rd, 2015