RIP FitBit. VR Headsets You Are Next


RIP FitBit. VR Headsets You Are Next

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n 2009, after much jostling and and negotiating over board exam results, my daddy got me a Sony Ericsson 580i. To my teenage mind, the best thing about that post-Razr slider, was its ability to count steps and display burnt calories.

About six years later, in 2015, people realised this dinky little thingie-thang might help them become thin, via a step-counting guilt trip. Herded in by a tech environment that suddenly exploded, we started strapping overly pricey and supremely useless FitBits to our wrists.