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Nike Fuel Band

The Nike Fuel Band is now discontinued, which makes it a definite addition to this list. Though it had a sleek design, the information gathered by Nike was incompatible with anything but Nike+ products, and it didn't always show accurate data. In April, the company fired the majority of the Fuel Band team and discontinued the fitness tracker. They had announced plans for a slimmer version due out in the fall, but that was cancelled too.

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By Lyndsey Gilpin

Lyndsey Gilpin is a former Staff Writer for TechRepublic, covering sustainability and entrepreneurship. She's co-author of the book Follow the Geeks.