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Fitbit Blaze update remedies its most glaring flaw

As well as announcing new Charge 2 and Flex 2 wristbands, Fitbit is also pushing out an update for its Blaze smartwatch.

The £159 hybrid device will now integrate notifications from third-party applications like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

This remedies one of the flaws we initially identified with the device.

Related: Fitbit Blaze review

Fitbit is also releasing five new watch faces for the device, which means owners of the smartwatch-cum-fitness-tracker now have access to nine.

Finally, the Blaze is getting a feature reminding them to move; specifically to hit a step goal of 250 per hour.

Those who’ve purchased the Blaze will receive the update next week.

Fitbit calls the blaze the ultimate “smart fitness watch” which earned a 7/10  review earlier this year.

It earned praise for its color screen, good battery life, reliable tracking and the multiple strap options.

We docked points for no water resistance and the lack of GPS.

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