Recent Band 2 Stories
  • Fixing Microsoft Band

    Fixing Microsoft Band

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    With Spring belatedly making its appearance in my corner of the world, I've been walking more again. And as I did so this morning, I started thinking about how I'd update Microsoft Band 2, the wearable I use and recommend. What should a Microsoft Band 3 be like?

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    Microsoft Band 2: Another View

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    My wife Stephanie—admittedly non-technical, but very interested in health and nutrition—started using a Microsoft Band 2 in late December. At my request, she's provided her own feedback on this wearable device, based on about three months of usage. Here it is.

    Best Tech of 2015: Wearables

    Best Tech of 2015: Wearables

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    Wearables are all over the map, encompassing everything from high-end smart watches to low-end fitness bands. So there is great choice, but also great confusion. Not helping matters, many aren't sure whether wearables will have any staying power.

    Microsoft Band 2 Tip: Enable Watch Mode

    Microsoft Band 2 Tip: Enable Watch Mode

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    Microsoft Band 2 includes a feature called Watch mode that displays a watch and calendar when you flip your wrist around to look at it. Here’s how to enable this useful feature. This one will be short and sweet: On Band 2, navigate to the Settings tile (it looks like a gear) and then to […]