Misfit Wearables raised $7.6 million in a round led by Founders Fund and Khosla Ventures back in April. CThey have a new product called Shine. Misfit Wearables’ first device is a sleek activity tracker that records how much you’re moving like the FitBit or Nike’s Fuelband do.
The form factor is simple and elegant. The Shine is a small, circular disc that’s about the size of a quarter. It has an all-metal, aluminum casing that took the company months to perfect.
The syncs with the iPhone, but not Android yet. It doesn’t use on Bluetooth or any physical connectors.
1. Open the company’s app
2. Put the Shine on your iPhone’s screen
3. Data will from the device
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