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    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 17th Jul 17, 7:26 AM
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    Fitness tracker for under £70 that works!
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    • 17th Jul 17, 7:26 AM
    Fitness tracker for under £70 that works! 17th Jul 17 at 7:26 AM
    I am getting fed up of buying fitness trackers from Amazon, which have good reviews and they don't work and returning them with 48 hours.

    These are the reasons:
    . Can't find fitness tracker on bluetooth
    . Once binded, the time and date wasn't updated - no where on app or from Googling, told me how to change it
    . With current one, it hasn't recorded any data from the previous days and now won't charge.

    My phone is and iPhone6s.

    I don't do any sport, but I walk loads at work. I would like these features on it:
    . Able to use it as a watch - no to Fitbit Flex.
    . Easy to charge. I find the ones with the curved usb ports don't charge - even I have tried 4 different usb plugs and the ones on my laptop
    , Sleep mode that is easy to get in/out of. So either does it automatically or with pressing the screen for a few seconds. Can't be doing with ones you have to set the times on the app - which isn't good for me as I go to bed and wake up different times.

    Any help will be useful. TIA
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    • parking_question_chap
    • By parking_question_chap 17th Jul 17, 2:58 PM
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    • 17th Jul 17, 2:58 PM
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    • 17th Jul 17, 2:58 PM
    What exactly do you need out of this app and why?

    Adding your fitness goals might also help us provide answers.
    • MallyGirl
    • By MallyGirl 17th Jul 17, 3:18 PM
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    • 17th Jul 17, 3:18 PM
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    • 17th Jul 17, 3:18 PM
    I really liked my Garmin vivofit. Battery lasted more than a year. It would meet all your criteria. I now use a running watch instead so I gave it to my daughter - as far as I know it is still going
    • NineDeuce
    • By NineDeuce 17th Jul 17, 3:21 PM
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    • 17th Jul 17, 3:21 PM
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    • 17th Jul 17, 3:21 PM
    I recently bought a decent Garmin second hand on eBay for under £50. There are often watches on there in good nick for a good price.
    • gettingtheresometime
    • By gettingtheresometime 19th Jul 17, 11:56 PM
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    • #5
    • 19th Jul 17, 11:56 PM
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    • 19th Jul 17, 11:56 PM
    I bought a tomtom spark which I'm very pleased with - can use it for running, cycling, swimming & walking
    Lloyds OD / Natwest OD / PO CC / Wescott cleared thanks to the 1 debt v 100 day challenge


    Next on the list - the Argos Card!
    • heartbreak_star
    • By heartbreak_star 20th Jul 17, 11:27 AM
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    • 20th Jul 17, 11:27 AM
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    • 20th Jul 17, 11:27 AM
    Misfit Shine?

    HBS x
    I believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.

    #JC4PM
    • jumbola
    • By jumbola 24th Jul 17, 12:03 AM
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    • 24th Jul 17, 12:03 AM
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    • 24th Jul 17, 12:03 AM
    Sony Smartwatch 3 is supposed to be good! One of the only phones that can play music and track at the same time.
    • DCFC79
    • By DCFC79 24th Jul 17, 3:30 PM
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    • 24th Jul 17, 3:30 PM
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    • 24th Jul 17, 3:30 PM
    I have a Xiaomi mi band 2

    It counts your steps, heart rate, distance tracking, monitors sleeping patterns (view this on the app on your phone), can set alarms too, vibrates for a message and phone calls.

    Oh its Bluetooth 4.
    Can people stop loaning money/being a guarator to family/friends, it rarely ends well and you lose out as your money is gone or you get shafted with being a guarantor.
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