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RSS FeedsAmazon is fixing its fitness wearables by not listening to its customers
(Android Central)


7 october 2021 14:47:54

Amazon is fixing its fitness wearables by not listening to its customers
(Android Central)

Removing the microphone is a win for privacy advocates. Amazon says it didn`t remove the microphone for the Tone feature from its new Halo View fitness tracker due to privacy concerns, but rather because it was listening to what customers wanted. And while many experts agree with Amazon`s statement to ditch the feature, they say whether the company will admit to it or not, privacy is still part of the company`s decision to offer an alternative. The new Halo View fitness band was announced during Amazon`s September hardware event last week. It improves on the first generation band by adding an AMOLED display, giving users instant access to health data without having to pull out their phone. The new band doesn`t have a microphone like the original version, and it is also priced on the lower end compared to the best fitness trackers on the market. This could arguably also make this band compete successfully in the market, some experts believe. In a statement to Android Central, an A...

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