Misfit

Watchmaker Fossil Group Acquires Misfit for $260 Million

The wearables trend isn’t going away anytime soon, folks. The Wall Street Journal reports Fossil has agreed to purchase wearable fitness tracker Misfit for $260 million: Watchmaker Fossil Group Inc. has agreed to acquire startup Misfit Inc., a maker of wearable fitness trackers, for $260 million. Sonny Vu, chief executive and co-founder of Misfit, will...

Misfit Shine Review: A Fitness Tracker That Just Works

The wearable technology market has grown dramatically over the past few years, with fitness trackers and smartwatches gaining momentum in the consumer electronic market. For most consumers, wearable technology has to work as advertised, but it also must be stylish. In the battle of the sub-$100 wearable fitness trackers, the Misfit Shine definitely rises above...

Misfit Partners with Speedo to Launch New Swim Tracker in Apple Stores

In partnership with Speedo, Misfit has today announced the launch of a new activity, swim, and sleep tracker called the 'Speedo Shine’, which will be available exclusively at Apple stores, Misfit.com and SpeedoUSA.com on September 1st for $79.99. Speedo Shine syncs with the Misfit app for iOS and displays laps and swim distance, along with calories burned and...

Pebble Releases ‘Misfit Watchapp’ in Partnership with Makers of Shine

Pebble has today announced a new partnership with Misfit, the makers of Shine fitness and sleep monitor, who have applied their expertise with user experience and algorithms to the Pebble ecosystem. According to the official blog post, users will be able count steps and track their activity right from their wrists, without requiring a smartphone or Shrine....