VertDesk Review: A Standing Desk on a Budget

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Adjustable standing desks can cost thousands of dollars, but they don’t have to. The VertDesk is a motor-adjustable standing desk aimed at budget-minded consumers. But does it stand up to the rest of competition? The VertDesk is made by a company called Beyond the Office Door, which specializes in desks, office chairs and a variety […]

iPhone “Strength” Ad Shows off Fitness Apps & Accessories

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In an effort to raise awareness of just how much the iPhone can contribute to your daily exercise regimen, Apple aired a new ad during the first game of the Stanley Cup finals last night that features the odd track called “Chicken Fat” from Robert Preston. The ad is of typical style that we’ve seen in […]

Why You Shouldn’t Touch Your iPhone in the Morning

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Getting ready for work in the morning is something that many people try to streamline so that it doesn’t take as long to get ready (allowing them to sleep in longer or take more time to relax before work). However, a majority of people use their iPhones or Android devices in the morning before work, which might […]

You Won’t Believe What the iPhone 6 Headphones Might Do

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By this point it is clear Apple is working on a new iPhone for 2014 that many call an iPhone 6. We’ve brought you many iPhone 6 concepts and several alleged iPhone 6 videos that show how thin this new phone might be. Now we’re back with something really cool — iPhone 6 headphones that […]

Facebook Buys Moves App to Track Your Health & Fitness

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Facebook is on the move yet again, as it has acquired the company behind the popular health and fitness tracking app Moves (see what I did there?). Finnish company ProtoGeo Oy has been bought by Facebook, saying that it will help build and improve its products and services. First off, Facebook says that it intends to keep […]

iPhone Fitness App Breeze is RunKeeper for Walking

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The makers of the popular RunKeeper fitness and workout app have created and launched an iPhone fitness app aimed for the everyday user. It’s called Breeze, and it’s a simple, yet elegant app that counts your steps and coaches you to achieve daily walking goals. The only downside is that Breeze only works with the […]

5 Best Running Apps for iPhone to Help You Get In Shape

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Warm weather is upon us, and that usually means that millions of people are getting off the couch and heading outside for some good exercise. Your iPhone can be a great addition to your fitness tool bag, so hear are some of the best running apps you should check out if you’re wanting to get […]

iWatch Rumors Heat Up as Apple Patents Fitness Wearable Tech

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iWatch rumors simply won’t die, but maybe there’s a reason for that? Apple is expected to be launching a smartwatch at some point in the future, but we have little info from Apple as to when that could happen. However, the company recently patented a fitness wristband feature that could most likely be included in […]

iPhone Case Takes on Galaxy S5 with Heart Rate Monitor and More

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Samsung’s Galaxy S5 turned a lot of heads when it was announced last month, mainly due to the integration of a heart rate monitor and the accompanying S Health app, turning the phone into a health and fitness tracking device. The iPhone 5s’s M7 co-processor is taking on that challenge as well, but a new […]

Fitbit Force Recall: What Owners Need to Know

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Fitbit has announced that it will recall its new Force fitness wristband due to the device’s material causing skin irritation for a number of owners. Last month, multiple owners came forward claiming that the Fitbit Force was causing irritating rashes to form on the wrist of the wearers. One owner in particular said that when […]

Too Much ‘Force’ From Fitbit Results in Customer Injuries

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The Fitbit Force is the latest wearable fitness gadget to debut over the holiday shopping season competing in the same space as the Nike+ Fuelband and the Jawbone Up. However, the Fitness Force may be just that–too forceful–resulting in injuries to the wearer, but not in the way you would imagine. According to a report […]

Sony Core Fitness Tracker Aims to Be Your New Daily Journal

We’ve seen a plethora of fitness trackers here at CES 2014 this year, but Sony thinks there’s room for one more in the mix. The company’s new Core fitness wristband is one of the latest health and fitness gadgets to be displayed here in Las Vegas. The Core’s design is fairly unique. While the whole […]

Epson Enters Wristband Market with Pulsense Fitness Lineup

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More and more companies are getting in on the fitness wristband fad, including printer manufacturer Epson, which has announced the Pulsense fitness wristband lineup, which includes two models: one with a small display and one without. The wristbands use Epson’s patented Bio sensing technology that detects continuous heart rate directly from the wrist, using a sensor on […]

eFlow Electric Bike Does the Heavy Lifting So You Don’t Have to

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Electric bicycles might not be a mainstream thing yet, but they very well could be, and some bicycle manufacturers are trying to spread awareness of the joy and ease of riding an electric bike. eFlow is one of those companies, and it’s made a series of bicycles that aim to make it as effortless as […]

Garmin Aims to Take on Fitbit with Vivofit Fitness Wristband

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If you thought that there were already enough companies making wearable fitness-tracking wristbands, Garmin doesn’t think so, and the company unveiled the Vivofit today, which is a waterproof fitness-tracking wristband that learns your fitness habits and helps you accomplish your goals. What’s perhaps the most impressive feature of the Vivofit is that it promise’s a […]

Withings Aura Aims to Take Your Sleep to the Next Level

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Withings is all about health tracking, and it’s new Aura sleep-tracking system is no exception. The Aura is a two-part system, one of which is a connected pad that goes under your pillow or mattress, and the other component is a device that sits on your nightstand. At first glance, the Aura just simply looks […]

Under Armour Getting Into Fitness Tracking with MapMyFitness Buyout

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Under Armour has been a fixture in the athletic apparel industry for quite a while, but it looks like the company is dipping its toes into the fitness technology market, as it just acquired MapMyFitness, a company that has a number of activity-tracking apps for fitness buffs, including MapMyRun and MapMyRide for runners and cyclists, […]

iPhone 5s Got the Moves with New Nike+ App

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After initially debuting on stage as part of Apple’s keynote unveiling of the flagship iPhone 5s, the Nike+ Move activity tracker app is now live in the App Store as a free download. Like other wearable fitness fears like the Nike+ Fuelband, the new Nike+ Move app helps track movement using motion and GPS data […]

5 Sleep Apps for iOS and Android

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Sleep is one of the most important factors to a healthy lifestyle. It’s so important, in fact, that even if you eat healthy and exercise consistently, you’re probably not as healthy as you think you are if you’re not getting enough sleep. Sleep gives us energy to exercise in the first place, and it also […]