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Lyft is pulling its e-scooters from six cities and laying off workers

Lyft is removing its rentable electric scooters from six locations across the U.S. and laying off around 20 workers as it battles against a slew of competitors. The company, which launched its first scootersharing service in September 2018, will continue to offer its scooters to riders in around 12 cities.
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Save up to $200 on select Garmin smartwatches at REI’s Gear Up and Get Out Sale

REI's Gear Up and Get Out sale is underway through November 25, and we're spotting some great Garmin Fitness smartwatch deals on some of its most popular models. Save up to $200 on select models from the Instinct, Forerunner, Fenix and Fenix lines, and the Descent diving watch for a limited time.
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Save up to 30% on top outdoor brands with REI’s annual Gear Up And Get Out sale

REI's big pre-holiday sale is back, saving you up to 50% off on popular outdoor brands including Arc'teryx, Garmin, Patagonia, Yakima, and others. Act fast though, these sale prices are only good until November 25, and while supplies last. When it's gone, it's gone.
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Walmart slashes $60 off these Ozark Trail tents for your holiday camping trip

Camping gives us the perfect opportunity to disconnect from this technology-driven world and reconnect with nature. Right now, you can be fully geared to brave the wilderness without missing out on $60 of savings as Walmart slashes the prices of these two Ozark Trail tents.
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A.I. can remove distortions from underwater photos, streamlining ocean research

Finding Nemo in your snorkeling pictures could be easier with this algorithm on hand. Sea-Thru is an A.I. program that removes the haze and color casts caused by taking photographs underwater. The program could help researchers better study ocean health.
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The Hydrobot jacket wicks away moisture at the touch of a button

The new Hydro_Bot jacket from European company KJUS is the first of its kind, using an electro-osmotic process to open the pores in the fabric, allowing heat and moisture to escape at the touch of a button. According to the designers, this makes the jacket ten times more breathable than other ski jackets.
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Haibike Sduro FullSeven 7.0 Review: More than its parts

The Haibike Sduro FullSeven 7.0 is a bike with a long name, an eye-catching look, and a collection of mediocre components that somehow are more than their sum. Here's our Haibike Sduro Fullseven 7.0 review.
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Vintage Electric honors Shelby with limited-edition e-bike for Cobra fans

Vintage Electric announced a new limited edition, high-performance e-bike just ahead of the November 15, 2019, theater release of Ford v Ferrari. The Vintage Electric Shelby is a 36-mph e-bike with paint, finishes, and design details closely fashioned after the auto builder's personal 289 Cobra.
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Propella 3.0 ebike review: Cheap thrills

The Propella 3.0 ebike is an evolutionary upgrade to an affordable ebike designed for urban commuters. The bike retains its signature styling and exceptoinal price, while upgrading its front fork for a smoother ride. Other changes include a new battery pack, LCD screen, and an optional suspension seat.
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REI will once again be closed on Black Friday, but it’s going one step further

REI is once again opting out of the biggest shopping day of the year and is instead encouraging its customers to opt outside on Black Friday by participating in a day of action. The store’s new slogan this year, Opt to Act, encourages its 18 million members to sign up for various cleanup events.
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Take the GoPro Hero 7, now $75 off at Amazon, on your next adventure

Looking to up your outdoor photography game? Take $75 off this GoPro Hero 7 at Amazon and capture life's best moments no matter how the weather shakes out. GoPro Hero 7 is a rugged and stable device that's waterproof for up to 33 feet.
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Fathom Pro uses the power of A.I. so you can run longer, recover quicker

Fathom Pro is more than just a simple recovery tool with a list of generic exercises. The recovery system uses highly sensitive motion capture sensors and artificial intelligence to recommend the best strengthening and recovery strategy just for you.
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Coros Vertix review: For the mountaineer in all of us

Coros changed the fitness watch landscape by delivering battery life that is unbelievable in its Pace and Apex watches. We got our hands on the company's latest watch, the Vertix, to see if this adventure watch has the chops to compete with rivals Garmin and Suunto. Find out how it measures up here.
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Take your tech on the road with the Thor Sequence smart Class B RV

Tech-centric van-style RVs can enhance road trips, tailgates, and weekend getaways. New technologies in the Thor Motorcoach Sequence 20L Class B RV aid set up, monitor vehicle operations from a single control panel, and help you stay in touch with the outside world if you can't totally cut off.
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Florida man accused of cutting brakes on numerous electric scooters

Security camera footage helped cops in Florida to nab a man suspected of vandalizing more than 100 electric scooters by cutting the vehicles' brake lines. The acts of vandalism started in a small part of Fort Lauderdale in April, with police finally catching up with the suspect a few days ago.
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Walmart’s new high-end Viathon bike wants to compete with Cannondale

We'll forgive you if you didn't know Walmart owns a high-end bicycle manufacturer (we didn't know either!). The retailer's Viathon line includes a road, gravel, and mountain bike -- with price points well below its competitors. Don't mistake Walmart-owned for cheap: these bikes can perform.
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The best deals on electric scooters this week include Razor, Xiaomi, and GoTrax

With summertime ending, Walmart is looking to clear out its stock of electric scooters. Prices on select Razor, Xiaomi, and GoTrax e-scooters have been sliced, in some cases as much as $170. You won't have to wait long either: Many models are available with free two-day shipping.
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Lyft folds all of its transportation options into its main app

Lyft's main ridesharing app will soon show options not only for car rides, but also for bikesharing, scootersharing, car rental, and public transit — all on the same screen. Uber recently pulled a similar move as both companies work to become multi-modal transportation businesses.
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Juiced Bikes Scorpion, a moped-style e-bike, packs performance, safety, comfort

Juiced Bikes announced the Scorpion, a retro moped-style e-bike with a 28 mph top speed and a riding range of 45 to 75 miles. Equipped with front and rear suspension, hydraulic disc brakes, and puncture-resistant 20 x 4-inch fat street tires, the Scorpion is available for pre-order starting today.
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Here are the best tech gifts you can snag for $100 or less

Looking for a great gift for the techie in your life, but don't want to spend a fortune? A Benjamin goes further than you might think. We've scoured the world for the best tech gifts under $100, so whether you're looking for speakers or drones, you won't have to break the bank.
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Psst! Google Maps’ privacy-focused Incognito Mode is nearly here

Desperate to cover your tracks in Google Maps? Keen to keep some of your trips secret? Well, Google Maps' Incognito Mode is currently being tested with select users, so it shouldn’t be too long before you can start using it. Enabling the feature prevents Maps’ location data from being saved to your Google account.
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Lyft adds protected bike lanes to its app for safer bikesharing rides

Lyft is adding data for protected bike lanes and bike-friendly routes to its app in a bid to ease the fears of first-time bikesharing riders, and to make rides more comfortable and less stressful for its existing users. The routes can also be used by rentable electric scooters, depending on local laws.
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Save $105 on this awesome GoPro Hero 7 Black bundle on Amazon

An already outstanding bundle deal through Amazon which includes the GoPro Hero 7 Black, an additional rechargeable battery and 32GB microSD card gets even better. Save $105 over buying these separately, and spend those savings on some additional GoPro accessories for your next trip.
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The Karmic Oslo looks like an eibike Apple would design and build

Just launched on Kickstarter, the Karmic Oslo is an ebike/scooter hybrid that features very distinctive design elements that make it look like something Apple would build. The bike features a 250-watt motor, a 480 watt-hour battery, a range of 20 miles, integrated headlights and taillights, and other tech components.
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UBCO’s 50-mph Freeride Trail Bike is the rally car of the e-bike world

New Zealand-based UBCO Bikes revealed a high-speed, off-roading e-bike called the FRX1 Freeride Trail Bike. It offers almost motorcycle-like performance thanks to a 20-hp electric motor controlled via a pedal or a twist-type throttle. Its top speed is 50 mph, and it's capable of delivering 62 miles on one charge.
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Lime hits 100M rides globally as e-scooter services continue to expand

Scootersharing operator Lime revealed this week that it has now provided more than 100 million rides in around 120 cities globally since launching just two years ago. The app-based service, similar to ones provided by the likes of Bird, Skip, and Spin, is growing in popularity, though it doesn't come without issues.
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Fake snow might be used to keep spectators cool at Tokyo Olympics

Japan’s summers are so oppressively hot that organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are considering using snow machines to keep spectators cool at outdoor events. The machines were tested on a crowd of volunteers in Tokyo on Friday, but the system clearly needs a bit of work.
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Keep your beverages cold for up to five days with a Sportneer Portable Cooler

High-performance coolers come in handy all year. From tailgates to beach parties, hunting and fishing trips, van camping, and even backyard barbeques, a quality cooler won't disappoint. Sportneer's eponymous Sportneer Portable 25-quart cooler claims a place with high-end recreational coolers from Yeti and Otterbox.
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This portable power station has 6 AC outlets and can charge a Tesla

The EcoFlow Delta is a portable power station that features six AC outlets, six USB ports, and a 12-volt port to go along with its 1800-watt output. The Delta can recharge up to 13 devices at once. The massive battery pack can even charge an electric vehicle such as a Tesla.
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Gocycle’s new GXi electric bike can fold away in a mere 10 seconds

Gocycle's new GXi electric bike features a clean, sturdy design and can be folded into a compact package in just 10 seconds. Designed by a guy who used to work at supercar maker McLaren, the two-wheeler will be officially unveiled this week though won't go on sale until next year.
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Lime’s latest feature may see more scooter riders traveling in groups

Lime is launching a new app feature that lets one rider unlock up to five scooters for friends, family, or co-workers. It's aimed at greater convenience and also to discourage tandem riders. The feature has been offered in Europe and Latin America for the last few months, and is coming to select U.S. cities soon.
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Polar’s Ignite fitness watch puts a fire into workouts, sparks your recovery

Polar puts a fire into your workouts and ramps up your recovery with its new Ignite fitness watch. Designed for athletes and fitness enthusiasts, Polar's latest smartwatch offers advanced sleep metrics, personalized training plans, and relaxation tips to help you reach your fitness goals.
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The North Face’s groundbreaking new Futurelight gear arrives October 1

The North Face's line of new products featuring the company's groundbreaking new fabric Futurelight will begin hitting stores on October 1. The material is said to offer unprecedented performance in terms of breathability and protection from the elements, and will be used in Summit, Steep and Flight products.
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Underwater drone now includes a zoom lens and better image stabilization

Fancy exploring the world beneath the waves without getting wet? A year on from its original launch, Youcan Robot's underwater drone now includes a zoom lens and improved image stabilization. The setup lets you control the camera-equipped device from up to 500 meters away, with a real-time feed sent to your smartphone.