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Amazon slashes prices on the entire line of Garmin Fenix 5 smartwatches

Amazon slashes prices on the entire line of Garmin Fenix 5 smartwatches

Garmin's fitness smartwatches head up any discussion of premium brands. With its location, fitness and activity tracking, connectivity, music capabilities, and more, Garmin's Fenix 5 model lineup lets you mix and match colors, watch face sizes and materials. Amazon slashed prices for the Fenix models for Father's Day.
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Digital Trends Live: iPod touch update, robotic pets, cyborg botany, and more

Digital Trends Live: iPod touch update, robotic pets, cyborg botany, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, we take a look at the trending stories of the day, including the first iPod touch update in four years, Porsche and IKEA incorporate augmented reality into their apps, robotic pets get an upgrade, NASA lets you follow the Curiosity on Mars, cyborg botany, and more.
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Forget foam. This fluid-filled helmet mimics your brain to protect your head

Forget foam. This fluid-filled helmet mimics your brain to protect your head

The Fluid Inside head protection system is designed to not just protect an athletes skull, but the brain as well, by mimicking the fluids that protect us from repeated impacts and sudden, jarring hits. The system is more than the sum of its parts however, strategically placing the fluid pods to prevent the most common sport injuries.
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Digital Trends Live: Amazon wearable recognizes emotion, Boring goes to Vegas

Digital Trends Live: Amazon wearable recognizes emotion, Boring goes to Vegas

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, we discuss the trending tech stories of the day, including Amazon’s new wearable device that recognizes emotions, the Boring Company goes to Las Vegas, Baltimore still dealing with ransomware attack, Samsung’s deepfakes, Airbus’s flying taxi, and more.
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Future smart clothes promise to keep you the perfect temperature at all times

Future smart clothes promise to keep you the perfect temperature at all times

Regulating your body temperature can be tough. Engineers from UC San Diego have developed heating and cooling wearable smart tech which could be embedded into future clothing, thereby keeping you the perfect temperature and saving on overuse of air conditioning and heating.
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Cannondale’s Treadwell app features bring a new joy to casual biking

Cannondale’s Treadwell app features bring a new joy to casual biking

Cannondale's Treadwell bike is an app-connected option that takes the pain out of owning a bike by not only providing metrics from your ride, but also providing reminders of when and where to get maintenance. With its affordable price and integrated technology it is a bike built for beginners and veteran riders alike.
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UV-activated superglue could literally help to heal broken hearts

UV-activated superglue could literally help to heal broken hearts

Scientists at Zhejiang University in China have developed a potentially life-saving ultraviolet-activated adhesive glue that is capable of efficiently healing damage to organs, including the heart. Here's how its inventors have demonstrated its amazing abilities so far.
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Think your kid might have an ear infection? This app can confirm it

Think your kid might have an ear infection? This app can confirm it

Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a new artificial intelligence-powered smartphone app that’s able to hear ear infections with high levels of accuracy. Here's how it works -- and, more importantly, when it will be available for download by users.
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The Garmin Forerunner 35 gets a $50 price slash on Amazon

The Garmin Forerunner 35 gets a $50 price slash on Amazon

If you’re looking for an easy way to keep track of your fitness goals, a fitness tracker might be just what you need. The Garmin Forerunner 35 is one of our all-time favorites, and it’s on sale right now for $50 off its retail price at Amazon.
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Coros pushes the limits with light, long-lasting Vertix adventure watch

Coros pushes the limits with light, long-lasting Vertix adventure watch

Coros continues to turn heads in the fitness watch market. After releasing the Coros Pace and Apex, the company is back with the new Vertix adventure watch. With a titanium frame and 45 days of battery life, the new Vertix is the lightest and longest lasting watch in its category.
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Propella 2.2 eBike Review

Propella 2.2 eBike Review

Propella’s ebike is an affordable entry-level model that is lightweight be electric bike standards. It offers pedal assist up to 18 miles per hour, has a range of 20-40 miles depending on the mode you select, and a unique design that helps it stand out from the crowd. Perhaps most importantly however is that it rides much more like a traditional bike than most electric models, even with the rear-hub drive turned off.
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Fitbit’s kid-friendly Ace 2 fitness tracker now available for pre-order

Fitbit’s kid-friendly Ace 2 fitness tracker now available for pre-order

Fitbit is now selling its latest wearable for kids, the Fitbit Ace 2. The entry-level fitness tracker counts steps, tracks active minutes, and monitors sleep to help keep kids active and encourage healthy habits throughout the day. The Ace 2 features a new waterproof design and animated watch faces.
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Digital Trends Live: Uber goes public, iPhone XR design leak, and robot butlers

Digital Trends Live: Uber goes public, iPhone XR design leak, and robot butlers

On today’s Digital Trends Live, we discuss today’s trending tech topics, including: Uber goes public, $40 million in bitcoin stolen, the design for the iPhone XR leaks, Blue Origin updates, robot butlers, and using the human ear as a “USB hub” for hearable devices
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Digital Trends Live: Google I/O wrap-up, Lyft and Uber strike, and more

Digital Trends Live: Google I/O wrap-up, Lyft and Uber strike, and more

On today’s Digital Trends Live, we talk Google I/O conference wrap up, the Lyft and Uber strike, Amazon opens a Go store in New York that will accept cash, Germany opens electric highway for delivery trucks, Japan’s successful rocket launch, 3D organs take a major step, and more.
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Walmart drops deals on Fitbit Versa and Charge 3 smartwatches for Mother’s Day

Walmart drops deals on Fitbit Versa and Charge 3 smartwatches for Mother’s Day

Is your mother trying to get in better shape this summer, and looking for a fitness tracker? If so, Walmart has just dropped some great deals on three Fitbit models, saving you as much as $30 on the Fitbit Alta, Versa smartwatch, and Charge 3.
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Bowflex’s summer countdown sale drops huge discounts on home gym equipment

Bowflex’s summer countdown sale drops huge discounts on home gym equipment

Summer's almost here. Is that 'summer bod' ready? We're guessing not if you're reading this. Bowflex is running its Summer Countdown Sale, with discounts of up to $400 on select treadmills, home gyms, and more.

The best cheap fitness trackers of 2019

The best cheap fitness trackers of 2019

We've compiled a list of the best cheap fitness trackers currently on the market. No matter if you're looking for something stylish, simple, or just aren't willing to dish out the kind cash necessary for a high-end model, our list offers something for the fitness enthusiast in everyone.
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Digital Trends Live: Escooter safety, Swarm A.I., Spotify’s voice-enabled ads

Digital Trends Live: Escooter safety, Swarm A.I., Spotify’s voice-enabled ads

On today’s Digital Trends Live, we look into dangers of using eScooters, Spotify tests voice-enabled advertising, Waymo promises that its autonomous vehicles will be able to see pedestrians and bicyclists, Swarm A.I., Microsoft’s Solitaire will be inducted into the video game hall of fame, and more.
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Need a gift idea? Gillette drops a new heated razor in time for Father’s Day

Need a gift idea? Gillette drops a new heated razor in time for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is right around the corner, and many dads can be tricky to shop for. If your pop is still shaving with an old razor and it’s time for an upgrade, then some new shaving tackle from Gillette -- like the all-new Heated Razor -- might be just the ticket.
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Digital Trends Live: Facebook F8 wrap-up, iPhone 11 mock-ups, and more

Digital Trends Live: Facebook F8 wrap-up, iPhone 11 mock-ups, and more

On today’s Digital Trends Live, we discuss the Facebook F8 developer conference, the new mock-ups for the iPhone 11, Hulu grows to 28 million subscribers, Daimler to stop producing the Smart electric vehicle, the Airlander 10 flying machine goes electric, and "biosolar leaves" may clean London's air.
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Stanford researchers have taken us one step closer to a universal flu vaccine

Stanford researchers have taken us one step closer to a universal flu vaccine

Getting yearly flu jabs isn’t ideal, but it is necessary. That's because the flu virus continually mutates. Researchers from Stanford University may have just made a breakthrough in the journey to develop a universal flu vaccine. Here's how it works, and why it is so exciting.
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Garmin’s five new Forerunner watches have something for every runner

Garmin’s five new Forerunner watches have something for every runner

From music to full-color mapping, Garmin's five new Forerunner fitness watches have something for every runner. The new lineup ranges from the basic Forerunner 45 to the feature-rich Forerunner 945. Garmin also updated its Connect app and expanded its Garmin Coach to 10K and half-marathon distances.
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Garmin Forerunner 45 vs 35: Is the striking new style enough reason to upgrade?

Garmin Forerunner 45 vs 35: Is the striking new style enough reason to upgrade?

Garmin overhauled its Forerunner lineup upgrading its entry-level smartwatch, the Forerunner 45, with a new look and an improved feature set. We break down what is new in the Forerunner 45 to help you decide if this running watch should be your next training partner.
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Garmin Forerunner 945 vs. 935: Running watch gets more power, but is it worth it?

Garmin Forerunner 945 vs. 935: Running watch gets more power, but is it worth it?

At the top of the list of Garmin's newly released fitness watches is the Forerunner 945. We've done the hard work of uncovering the hot new features Garmin packed into this powerhouse watch so you can decide if it deserves a spot on your wrist. Spoiler: It definitely does.
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Garmin Forerunner 245 versus 235: Do maps and music make the step up worthwhile?

Garmin Forerunner 245 versus 235: Do maps and music make the step up worthwhile?

Garmin just launched the Forerunner 245, an upgrade to the popular Forerunner 235. So what is new in the Forerunner 245 that makes it such a great training companion? We break down the good and the bad so you can decide if the new Forerunner 245 is the right Garmin for you.
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Fitbit Versa and Fitbit Ionic smartwatch prices get slashed for spring

Fitbit Versa and Fitbit Ionic smartwatch prices get slashed for spring

Summertime is right around the corner and now's the best time to start slimming down for beach season. The Fitbit Versa and Ionic are two of Fitbit's smartwatch models, and are currently on sale at Rakuten -- and you can get it even cheaper using 'SAVE15' at checkout.
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Digital Trends Live: Alexa knows where you live, lab-grown meat, and more

Digital Trends Live: Alexa knows where you live, lab-grown meat, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, we discuss how Amazon Alexa's auditing team has access to locations, Verizon's 5G roadmap, the technology of lab-grown meat, the benefits of percussive therapy, how cloud gaming can affect the environment, a review of Sony's 8K TV, and more.
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Google’s redesigned Fit activity tracker is now an iOS app

Google’s redesigned Fit activity tracker is now an iOS app

Google Fit has landed for iOS. The activity tracker offers the same clean design that came with the major revamp of the Android version a year ago, with also includes features such as Move Minutes and Heart Points, created in collaboration with the World Health Organization and the American Heart Association.
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A battery-free pacemaker harvests and stores energy from heartbeats

A battery-free pacemaker harvests and stores energy from heartbeats

Researchers in China and the United States have developed a new battery-free pacemaker which gathers its required electricity from the energy of heartbeats. While not yet ready for humans, it was recently demonstrated successfully in pigs. Here's why that's so important.
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Inside the high-tech lab that makes the world’s safest bike helmet

Inside the high-tech lab that makes the world’s safest bike helmet

Trek and Bontrager have developed a new cycling helmet technology that looks to dramatically improve performance and safety. Dubbed WaveCel, the new tech uses three processes – flex, crumple, and glide – to disperse the energy absorbed on contact in an accident, providing up to 48 times more protection against head injury.
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Meet the gene-edited bacteria that could make cannabis plants obsolete

Meet the gene-edited bacteria that could make cannabis plants obsolete

Ever wanted to brew cannabis like you brew craft beer? At the University of California, Berkeley, synthetic biologists have managed to engineer brewer’s yeast so that it produces the main cannabinoids found in marijuana. Here's why that's so darn exciting -- and what it means.
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Puma is looking for volunteers to test its self-lacing sports shoe

Puma is looking for volunteers to test its self-lacing sports shoe

Puma unveiled its high-tech self-lacing shoe at the start of the year, and now it's looking for volunteers from around the world to try it out and offer feedback so it can finalize the design prior to its 2020 launch. The footwear will compete with Nike’s BB Adapt self-lacing shoe, which hit the market in February.
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Under Armour launches UA Rush, athletic wear that recycles your energy

Under Armour launches UA Rush, athletic wear that recycles your energy

Under Armour's newest performance clothing line, UA Rush, is a beautiful combination of science and apparel design. It's a mineral-infused fabric designed to enhance the performance of the wearer by recycling the body's energy. It may sound like science fiction, but it's real.
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Adidas has created a running shoe that’s made to be remade

Adidas has created a running shoe that’s made to be remade

Adidas has unveiled the Futurecraft Loop running shoe that it claims is the first performance footwear to be 100% recyclable. The shoe is part of a growing list of green initiatives by the sportswear company and will be tested over the next 18 months before hitting stores in 2021.