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Track your get-up-and-go with the Goccia fitness tracker

on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

So, we are well into the new year, and how many of you have already scrapped that new year’s resolution to get fit or work out? I know you are busy, or lack the proper motivation. One way to motivate yourself is a fitness tracker, but often they are a little too noticeable or limited Read More…

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Misfit Wearables starts offering shirts and socks with pockets for the Shine tracker

on Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Misfit Wearables has just introduced their new line of Shine compatible clothing which includes t-shirts and socks. The Misfit Classic Tees and Super Dry Sport Socks feature specially designed pockets that are perfectly sized to hold a Misfit Shine activity tracker. The 100% cotton t-shirts have the pocket located on sleeve and have been designed with Read More…

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Striiv to reach your fitness goals

on Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Of all the activity trackers that I’ve reviewed over the years, and there have been a lot of them, the Striiv has been the most fun to use for a couple different reasons. First of all, it has a large color touch screen LCD that is easy to read and use. But the main reason Read More…

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Whistle tracks your dog’s activity without making a sound

on Monday, February 3rd, 2014

It looks like the next big thing in pet gadgets may be activity trackers. Activity trackers are already very popular for people and now they are poised to become popular for our four legged companions as well. The latest activity tracker for dogs is the Whistle Activity Monitor. This disc shaped device clips to your Read More…

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Petbit is an activity tracker for your cat or dog

on Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Of all the product reviews that I wrote last year, I posted the most reviews about activity trackers. I wear an activity tracking device every day for two reasons. First, I like to see how many steps I’ve walked each day and two, I earn points that I can exchange for money through my day Read More…

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Misfit Wearables releases Android app for Shine activity tracker

on Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Yesterday I posted a round up of 7 activity trackers of which the Misfit Shine was included. One of the knocks against this futuristic styled activity tracker has been the lack of an Android data syncing app. I’m happy to announce that the wait is over, Misfit Wearables has just released an Android app which Read More…

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Gift ideas – 7 activity trackers to support your upcoming New Year’s resolutions

on Sunday, December 1st, 2013

Thanksgiving and Black Friday are behind, but there is still plenty of time to get your holiday shopping completed and we’re here to offer some inspiration on  popular gadget categories like iPhone / iPad cases, Bluetooth speakers, headphones, wallets and styluses. First up, activity trackers. This has been a popular category for 2013. I know Read More…

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Fitbit Force activity tracker review

on Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

When it comes to activity trackers and pedometers, Fitbit is at the top of the list in brand recognition and popularity. They’ve been around for several years and their fitness products continue to evolve and improve. Earlier this year, they came out with their first wrist worn device – the Fitbit Flex. Now six months Read More…

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Fitbug Orb activity tracker review

on Monday, November 25th, 2013

The Fitbug Orb is a relatively inexpensive activity tracker that not only helps you track your steps and aerobic activity, but it can also track your sleep and comes with a digital coach named KiK who gives you a little kick when you you need some inspiration to get moving. Let’s see if the Fitbug Read More…

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Spark Wireless Activity Tracker review

on Friday, November 15th, 2013

We all know that being fit equals better health, but it also means big money for companies looking to ride the fitness tracking wave. Activity trackers are becoming so popular that they are replacing pendants and bracelets as a new form of jewelry.  The Spark Wireless Activity Tracker is a tracker that can be worn Read More…

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Buy a pink Fitbit Flex Band during October and help fight breast cancer

on Friday, October 4th, 2013

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Fitbit is teaming up with the American Cancer Society to release a special pink Flex activity tracking wristband. Available for only a limited time, $10 from each pink Fitbit sale during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, will go to the American Cancer Society to help fight and find Read More…

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Misfit Shine activity tracker review

on Friday, September 27th, 2013

The Misfit Shine is the latest device in a string of pedometer / activity trackers that I’ve had the opportunity to put through their paces – see what I did there? The Shine was a successful crowdfunded Indiegogo project last year that has since started selling to the general public. It’s a uniquely styled device Read More…

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Withings Pulse activity tracker review

on Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Hey potato, get up off that couch and let’s take a walk to healthy town. Just 30 minutes of brisk walking per day offers a lot of health benefits, but I know it’s sometimes hard to get started, so here’s a fun little gadget to motivate you. It’s the Pulse activity tracker from Withings. I’ve Read More…

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Track your calorie burn with the SYNC Burn connected fitness device

on Friday, July 26th, 2013

Most of the fitness trackers currently on the market have a burned calories display that has been calculated based on stats like weight, height and of course your activities. While this info is very helpful, it’s using a formula that has not been created especially for you. If you’re looking for more accuracy, you might Read More…

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Smart Health LifeTrak Core C200 activity tracker review

on Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

The Smart Health LifeTrak Core C200 is the 3rd activity tracker / pedometer that I’ve reviewed so far this year. This device differs from the Fitbit Flex and Jawbone Up (see links in the related reviews section below) by price and connectivity. I didn’t think I would be that impressed, but have been surprised by Read More…

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Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity + Sleep Wristband review

on Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Getting fit and staying fit requires daily effort that can quickly turn into drudgery if you lack motivation. I’ve found several things that have helped me stick to my fitness activities. One is the Virgin Healthmiles program that everyone at my day job (Cummins Inc.) is enrolled in. We get a simple pedometer that counts Read More…

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Track your family’s activity levels with the iBitz activity monitor

By: Ryan Chapman
on Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Many kids and adults nowadays have trouble getting off the couch and exercising. Running is not the most enjoyable activity for kids, and it takes time out of a busy schedule for adults. But what if you had another reason to do that running? The iBitz by GeoPalz has come up with a device and Read More…

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Dog-e-Minder Pet Assistant for Dog Owners Review

on Tuesday, June 8th, 2010
Posted in: Pet Gadgets, Reviews

If you own a dog, you have to incorporate his schedule into the family’s schedule.  Every day, you have to make sure your dog is walked at least a few times and fed a couple of times each day.  If your dog requires it, you may also have to give him medicine.  If you are Read More…