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Poor Fitbit Battery Life

Unfortunately for me, my Fitbit One started having a bout of rather poor battery life lasting two or three days per charge rather than the seven to ten days that had been norm since first power up. There could have been a whole stack of reasons as to why this was the case but I …

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Sudden Drop in Fitbit One Battery Life

Just sharing an observation regarding my Fitbit One. Recently, the battery life seems to have dropped quite a bit to the point where I have had a flat Fitbit – incredibly inconvenient when it needs to be ready when you are. Perhaps this is related to the low battery notification service upon which I have …

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Receive Reminders About a Fitbit With Low Battery

If you’re like me and you forget to recharge your Fitbit you might need something to jog the old memory. Whilst the Android app does give you a reminder when the battery is getting a bit low it doesn’t help me too much given that my Android tablet plays second fiddle to my Windows Phone …

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Another Fitbit App for Windows Phone 8

A while ago I recommended Fitbit Companion as my app of choice on Windows Phone 8 if you’re a Fitbit user and, at the time, it was the best app available for the platform in the absence of an official app. Unfortunately, the lack of official app has not been addressed by Fitbit but there …

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Fitbit – Lost and Found

Well, somewhere at work, I believed I had dropped my Fitbit One. Certainly not the first time I had lost a Fitbit – I had lost my first Fitbit in the gym but managed to find it lodged in the gap between the treadmill belt and its sidestep. On this occasion I hadn’t made it …

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Fitbit One Wirless Activity and Sleet Tracker Unboxing

A couple years ago I unboxed the original Fitbit after having it shipped out from the USA given that you couldn’t buy one locally. It has served me well but after going through three plastic clips which broke, losing it overnight and finding it again as well as surviving a session in the washing machine …

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Fitbit Dashboard Receives Metro Styling

A while back I wrote about how Fitbit developed a Metro app for Windows 8/RT which, in my opinion, did a fantastic job of aligning with the design language whilst still retaining the Fitbit identity. I think it is a great way to check my Fitbit stats without having to fire up and login to …

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Incoming Gadget – Fitbit One

Those that have been following the blog will know that I have been a big fan of the original Fitbit and have used it in concert with a healthier diet and exercise regime to keep in better shape compared to a few years ago. By itself, this device won’t do anything unless you’ve got the will …

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Fitbit – My Experience Two Years On

This review has been over two years in the making since I received it back in December 2010 just before Christmas as part of providing some motivation to get myself back into shape. At the time, the only way to get at Fitbit was to get it mail forwarded from the USA but these days …

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How to get the Fitbit Base Station Working with Windows Server

Admittedly, this is perhaps a narrow topic but something I would share given power saving efforts at home. Given that I don’t want to leave a desktop and/or a laptop computer on for the off chance that I might walk past wearing my Fitbit I thought it’d be best to piggyback off the home server …

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