Wearables
Deals

REI slashes prices on Fitbit Versa and Garmin Fenix 5 smartwatches

Fitbit and Garmin make some of the best trackers on the market, and REI has a handful of them on sale right now. These deals let you save as much as $150 on high-end smartwatches like the Garmin Fenix 5.
Emerging Tech

Software upgrade could let smartwatches know exactly what our hands are doing

What if your smartwatch could recognize every movements made by your hands? Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have figured out a way to make smartwatches more contextually aware.
Product Review

Fitbit schmitbit. Garmin's new fitness tracker makes step counters look archaic

Garmin's Forerunner 945 has a feature list that is seemingly endless. This bulleted list looks good on paper, but does it translate into real-world performance? We spent some time with the Forerunner 945 to find out.
Product Review

Tag Heuer’s Golf smartwatch is a pricey but excellent companion on the green

Tag Heuer’s known for its sporting partnerships, and this new Golf Edition Connected Modular 45 smartwatch is so into the game, it even comes with three specially-branded golf balls. It has got the looks, but has it got the talent?
Mobile

How to watch live as Google unveils its next-gen tech at I/O

Google I/O is almost here, and we're excited to find out what Google has planned. But what if you're not happy to receive your news second-hand? Here's how to watch the Google I/O keynote and stay up-to-date.
Health & Fitness

Stay fit and save cash with these affordable fitness trackers

We've compiled a list of the best cheap fitness trackers you can buy. If you're on a budget, looking for something simple, or simply testing the wearable waters, our list offers something for everyone.
Deals

Mother’s Day smartwatch sale: Deals on Apple Watch, Fitbit Versa, and more

Mother's Day is coming, and we’ve rounded up some smartwatch deals that would make great gifts for tech-loving moms. These deals run the gamut from fashionable smartwatches to dedicated fitness trackers, with discounts of up to $115.
Wearables

The best smartwatch you can buy is also the world’s most popular, by far

The best smartwatch you can buy is the Apple Watch, and it's also the world's most popular, according to the latest data. It blitzes the competition, to the point where one-in-three smartwatches shipped is an Apple Watch.
Emerging Tech

RFID-blocking products are practically worthless. Here’s why

There are a lot of different RFID-blocking products on the market, from smart wallets to clothing, and they claim to protect you from identity theft and fraud. But are they worth buying? We asked an expert.
Deals

REI drops up to $150 off on Garmin fitness smartwatches and fitness trackers

Fitness trackers are a great way to get the most out of your workouts and outdoor activities, and Garmin makes some of the best. If you've been looking for one, then REI has a few top-rated Garmin smartwatches on sale for up to 30% off.
Emerging Tech

Smart clothes could let you change your temperature with the touch of a button

Researchers from the University of California, Irvine, are developing a smart material which can regulate its temperature, potentially with the tap of a smartphone app. Here's how it works.
Mobile

Bose Sleepbuds mask noise to help you drift off to sleep

If you have trouble sleeping at night or you're frequently woken by noises, then Bose's Sleepbuds may be just what you need. These noise masking earbuds play soothing sounds to lull you to sleep, but does it justify the hefty price tag?
Product Review

This Swiss-made smartwatch can go two years without charging

The Alpina AlpinerX is what happens when the Swiss watch industry gets smartwatches right. It combines the desirability of a Swiss-made timepiece with the convenience of notifications and smart features of a full smartwatch.
Mobile

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.
Wearables

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. We break down what is new in the Garmin Forerunner 45 and help you decide if this running watch should be your next training partner.
Wearables

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

What new features does Gamin pack into the Forerunner 945 to propel it over the Forerunner 935, previously one of the best fitness watches available? We've compiled all of them here.
Wearables

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. We breakdown all the changes so you can decide if Garmin's latest running watch is worth the upgrade.
Wearables

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 both are on sale at Rakuten -- and you can get them even cheaper…