James A. Martin

James A. Martin is a seasoned tech journalist and blogger based in San Francisco and winner of the 2014 ASBPE National Gold award for his CIO.com blog. He writes CIO.com's Living the Tech Life blog and is also a content marketing consultant.

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Is New Balance's RunIQ fitness smartwatch a rival to Apple Watch Series 2?

Is New Balance's RunIQ fitness smartwatch a rival to Apple Watch Series 2?

The answer: Yes, and no. Here's how the two fitness-focused smartwatches compare.

10 things marketers need to know about AI

10 things marketers need to know about AI

AI-enabled marketing isn't just about cute chatbots. Here's what CMOs, CIOs and others need to know to make the most of AI in their marketing initiatives in 2017 and beyond.

3 cool Fitbit accessories you didn't know existed

3 cool Fitbit accessories you didn't know existed

Not all Fitbit accessories come from Fitbit. Here are three worth a look that will add style—and perhaps steps — to your Fitbit activity tracker.

Rock your AirPods in style with this $20 accessory

Rock your AirPods in style with this $20 accessory

A Canadian mother and son are behind PodPocket, a new accessory that protects your AirPod charging case and lets you hook it to a backpack or belt loop.

Amazfit PACE is a streamlined, affordable GPS watch for runners

Amazfit PACE is a streamlined, affordable GPS watch for runners

Amazfit, the U.S. brand for Chinese maker Huami, recently released a stylish runners' watch with built-in GPS and music playback. But how does it fare with other types of workouts?

Apple's iOS 10.3 beta includes tool to find AirPods

Apple's iOS 10.3 beta includes tool to find AirPods

Worried one of your AirPods will go missing? Apple feels your pain, adding a new tool to iOS 10.3 that will cause a lost AirPod to play a sound and reveal its location on a map.

New iOS app Don't Leave It! does one thing well

New iOS app Don't Leave It! does one thing well

Whenever you walk out of a designated range without your earbuds, keys, or other item, Don't Leave It! reminds you. The iOS-only app works well, but it's not your only location-based reminder option.

3 things fitness buffs should know about Apple Watch Series 2

3 things fitness buffs should know about Apple Watch Series 2

Apple's latest smartwatch is a great workout companion. But even with built-in GPS and the capability to store and playback music, you may find that you'll still need to carry your iPhone.

5 new and noteworthy features in iOS Evernote

5 new and noteworthy features in iOS Evernote

Evernote 8.0, just released for all iOS devices, declutters the app's interface and makes it easier to create different types of notes, among other enhancements. But the app's stylus support still leaves something to be desired.

10 Evernote tips to organize your info in 2017

10 Evernote tips to organize your info in 2017

Whether you're an Evernote newbie or a proud power user, these 10 tips can elevate your digital note-taking to a new level of productivity.

Avoid lost AirPods with these $10 gadgets

Avoid lost AirPods with these $10 gadgets

Apple's cool new AirPods are small and somewhat easy to misplace, but these three affordable products can help ensure you never lose them.

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