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Misfit Ray review

Misfit Ray-10

Fitness trackers are getting more complicated and expensive every day. With features like heart rate monitoring, temperature monitoring as well as calorie burning calculation. Can we get any more healthy? But if you are looking for something a little simpler, something that tells you when you've reached your goals, but does not have that traditional [...]

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withings-activite-pop-5

Gadgets that track your activity and sleep are available in a variety of shapes and sizes. There are trackers that clip to your clothing, ones that clip to your shoes, wristband style trackers and smartwatches with built-in activity tracking features. But what if you don't want to clip a tracker to your clothes and don't [...]

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volt-hearingaid

Hearing impaired Gadgeteers now have an alternative to switching out tiny batteries for their hearing aids. The MDHearingAid VOLT hearing aids have built in lithium-ion batteries run for 18-22 hours on a single charge and can be recharged using a simple micro USB cable. The VOLT hearing aids also feature dual microphones and a one-size-fits-most [...]

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polar-m600

Polar is renowned for their heart rate monitoring equipment and they have recently announced their newest model, the M600. Notwithstanding the Piper M600 aircraft, the Noble M600 supercar, or the DJI M600 drone, it's still one of the coolest M600's out there. The idea is that this watch is the perfect combination of a smartwatch [...]

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withings-thermo-1

There are lots of reasons to take your temperature. Maybe you're feeling ill and want to see if you have a fever. Or maybe you're trying to get pregnant and are tracking your temps to see when the best time to ... well, you know. No matter why you may need to check your temperature, [...]

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zika

It seems like every day we are hearing about more cases of the Zika virus here in the US. Zika is spread by mosquitos. And while all mosquito bites are annoying and give me the heebie jeebies, contracting the Zika virus is much scarier. It's true that it usually only causes mild flu like symptoms [...]

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IQAir_HealthPro_Plus_4

Pollen, pet dander and spores: These are the bane of the existence of anyone with asthma and allergies. But be prepared to breathe easier: The IQAir HealthPro Plus removes 99.97% of pollutants including VOCs, particulate matter and ultra-fine particles, which are the most insidious because they can be breathed into your lungs and go directly [...]

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withings-thermo

Taking a temperature is something we do when we or our kids are sick. There are old fashioned glass thermometers, more modern digital thermometers, higher tech thermometers that plug into your smartphone and then there's the Withings Thermo. Withings, the well-known and well-respected health products brand has added the battery powered Thermo thermometer to their [...]

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Sharkbanz-1

Summer's here and the weather is perfect for going to the beach and taking a dip in the ocean. But ever since the 1975 movie "Jaws", the level of awareness for shark attacks has been heightened. While rare, shark attacks do happen and can be deadly. Recent data shows that shark attacks are on the rise. [...]

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withings-body-cardio-1

Almost every morning for the past five years, I've stepped on a Withings WiFi Body Scale to log my weight. The five year log of my weights in the Withings Health Mate app lets me see trends like when I lost about 12 pounds while going through my battle with breast cancer back in 2011 [...]

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withings-go-6

Wearable activity trackers are everywhere and come in every imaginable shape and size. That means finding one that is perfect for you can be a challenge because there are so many choices. If battery life and the ability to wear a tracker somewhere else on your body besides your wrist is important to you, consider [...]

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reliefband

Are you one of the more than 60 million people who suffer from motion sickness? Do you or someone you know get car sick, air sick or sea sick? The Reliefband may be the easiest way to control nausea and vomiting, which can ruin your trip and activities. Unlike some motion and travel sickness solutions, [...]

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Haveltec-ilockit-1

Before being thrust into adulthood, I used to ride my bike everywhere; it was one of my favorite things to do. Although I haven't ridden a bike in years, my children are at the age where they are learning how to ride bikes. I love the idea of taking family bike rides and am exploring the [...]

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Galvanic-thepip-5

Ever since Fitbit entered the market with their activity trackers, people have turned to gadgets for motivation, instruction and feedback in pursuit of living healthier lifestyles. So when I first got the Pip I thought it should work like a Fitbit - I carry it around and it does something to remind me to chill if I get [...]

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Misfit Ray

Oh, fitness band, how do I love you? I know it's a little corny but I do love a good fitness band. I have had a Nike FuelBand, tested other fitness bands and now use a Misfit Shine. So I was very excited when I saw that Misfit has released a new fitness band called [...]

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