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

How to easily transfer iPhone data to Android

How to easily transfer iPhone data to Android

For iOS users who want to escape Apple's walled garden, the path to Android is now smoother thanks to a new Google Drive feature, as well as some other trusty tools.

12/29/16

5 easy ways to fight mobile app fatigue

5 easy ways to fight mobile app fatigue

If the majority of mobile apps have lost their luster, have no fear, you're not alone. These five strategies can help you overcome app fatigue and declutter your devices just in time for the new year.

12/26/16

Fitbit's best activity tracker just got even better

Fitbit's best activity tracker just got even better

Fitbit's Charge 2 is the best all-around fitness wearable money can buy, and a substantial firmware update recently made the impressive tracker even more formidable.

12/23/16

Every Apple user should download the new Support app

Every Apple user should download the new Support app

If you're planning to give (or receive) a new Apple product during the holidays, the company's excellent new Apple Support app could come in handy.

12/22/16

6 good reasons not to buy Huawei's Fit wearable

6 good reasons not to buy Huawei's Fit wearable

The latest Huawei fitness tracker, Fit, has an always-on watch face, up to six days of battery life, and you can swim with it. But those are the only good things the device has going for it.

12/21/16

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