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Microsoft Band 2 Review

I’ve been using the Microsoft Band 2 for a few weeks now and I can say I’m thrilled with it. In comparison to the original Band, it’s significantly better by leaps and bounds. If you’re in the market for a health tracker/watch, the Band 2 is my best recommendation. It’s probably everything the first gen should have been, but Microsoft had to learn hard but valuable lessons having gone through the first version. I have not tried the Apple iWatch nor the Samsung Gear S2 – so to Continue reading →

Microsoft Band 2 arrived!

I pre-ordered the Microsoft Band 2 back in early October and according to the UPS shipping tracker, it was scheduled to arrive on Monday. Fortunately, it arrived on Saturday so Sunday I had started using it to see what had changed. After only using it for one day, it’s been a remarkable difference. The original Microsoft Band, while functional and resilient, was at best.. noticeable on my wrist. It felt clunky and looked worse than a watch, but the statistics it gave me was worth Continue reading →