LiquidText update a must-have for iPad Pro

LiquidText update a must-have for iPad Pro

Annotating PDFs just got a lot cooler, thanks to the latest version of LiquidText. The cleverly designed iPad-only app now allows freehand drawing.

03/17/17

Carry-on bag promises to hold garments, gadgets and charger

Carry-on bag promises to hold garments, gadgets and charger

Want one bag to carry hanging garments and recharge your smartphone? Genius Pack's carry-on duffle might fit your needs — but expect a few wrinkles..

03/15/17

Are truly wireless earbuds (like AirPods) safe?

Are truly wireless earbuds (like AirPods) safe?

Truly wireless earbuds are having a moment. But does wearing tiny transmitters in your ears pose health risks? Experts are divided.

03/14/17

Fitbit's Alta HR adds heart-rate monitoring

Fitbit's Alta HR adds heart-rate monitoring

Fitbit's new Alta HR tracker adds heart-rate tracking to its slim, stylish Alta wristband. The company also announced new sleep-tracking features for Alta HR and a few other wearables.

03/06/17

3 reasons fitness buffs may want a Mio SLICE

3 reasons fitness buffs may want a Mio SLICE

If reaching 10,000 steps every day isn't helping your meet your health goals, consider Mio's new wristband tracker SLICE. By focusing on only one metric — a score tied to your heart rate — it could be the game-changer you need.

03/02/17

Hopper travel app helps you decipher — or avoid — basic economy airfares

Hopper travel app helps you decipher — or avoid — basic economy airfares

Most business travelers want to avoid basic economy fares at all costs (literally). The Hopper travel search app offers a new feature designed to help you identify the hidden costs of basic economy, or avoid that airfare class...

03/01/17

3 ways to transform a carry-on bag into smart luggage

3 ways to transform a carry-on bag into smart luggage

Smart luggage is cool, but it often costs $300 and up—and why buy it if you love your current bag? Instead, add some tracking smarts to your bag with one of these three products.

02/28/17

Into HIIT and don't mind looking dorky? This activity tracker is for you

Into HIIT and don't mind looking dorky? This activity tracker is for you

Moov HR Sweat puts a 21st-century twist on that staple of 1980s workouts, the headband. If you're into HIIT and want to up your game, though, the $100 device is worth considering.

02/27/17

Top 3 easiest-to-use activity trackers

Top 3 easiest-to-use activity trackers

Don't want a feature-laden wearable that's difficult to use? Check out these three devices, two from Fitbit and one from Garmin, that combine basic activity tracking with ease-of-use.

02/24/17

Ordering Starbucks coffee on Amazon Echo easy but not fast

Ordering Starbucks coffee on Amazon Echo easy but not fast

Starbucks recently introduced voice ordering via Alexa, Amazon's virtual assistant. After the initial setup, ordering your favorite caffeine fix is effortless — but ordering from the mobile app is faster.

02/18/17

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.

02/17/17

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.

02/10/17

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.

02/03/17

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?

01/31/17

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.

01/30/17

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.

01/27/17

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.

01/25/17

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.

01/20/17

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.

01/12/17

Fitbit app now offers guided Fitstar workouts

Fitbit app now offers guided Fitstar workouts

Fitbit's updated mobile app now provides recommendations for workouts via the companion Fitstar app, but some features are only available to subscribers.

01/11/17

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