Fitness Hardware

Get into tip top shape with your tech by exploring the varieties of wearable gadgets and devices designed to make you healthier and happier

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Tim Cook: Actually, Apple Watch sales are better than ever

A research firm says Apple Watch sales are dropping off a cliff. Apple's CEO disagrees.

Now you can use Runkeeper without your iPhone thanks to Apple Watch Series 2 upgrade

Runkeeper's updated Apple Watch app uses the built-in GPS in the Series 2 to map your routes.

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Frederique Constant smartwatch review: Good looks but no brains

Frederique Constant's gorgeous Swiss smartwatch tracks activity and sends you notifications, but its intelligence is more annoying than useful.

Apple Watch Nike+ hits the ground running on Oct. 28

Apple and Nike partnered to make a running-focused edition of the Apple Watch Series 2, which will be available around the world this Friday.

Meet Moov HR, the ultra-cheap heart-rate sensor you wear on your head

Chest straps are uncomfortable and fitness bands can be unreliable, so Moov is putting a heart rate sensor on your temple.

Misfit puts Fossil's analog fashion sense in its new Phase fitness band

The $175 Misfit Phase looks like an analog watch but is really an undercover activity tracker.

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Fitbit Flex 2 review: Swim-tracking boosts this basic fitness band

Fitbit's $100 Flex 2 is a solid, water-resistant upgrade from the first-gen Flex, but its automatic exercise-tracking needs some work.

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Apple Watch Series 2 review: A faster, brighter fitness machine

Apple's second-generation watch doubles down on fitness with GPS, water-resistance, a dual-core processor, and super-bright display.

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Fitbit Charge 2 review: A worthy upgrade elevates the fitness-tracking essentials

Fitbit's latest activity tracker combines the best of its Charge HR and Alta fitness bands at an affordable price.

Meet Withings Steel HR, the heart rate-monitoring activity tracker that looks like a classic watch

Under Nokia, Withings is making its lineup of activity trackers smarter and more sophisticated.

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Fitbit's brand-new Charge 2 and Flex 2 step up fitness tracking

The Charge 2 scores your heart health and helps you relax with deep breathing, while the Flex 2 goes from the swimming pool to an evening out.

Spire review: Keep calm and carry on with this beautiful breath-tracking device

An overhauled iOS app breathes new life into Spire, but it's still pretty pricey.

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Best Deals of the Week, August 8-12 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 18th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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In pictures: Wearables at the Rio 2016 Olympics

Wearables will change the way we view events, how athletes train, and even how attendees protect themselves from crime and the Zika virus. Here are cool wearables making the rounds in Rio.

Sensoria's smart workout clothes could be literal life-savers

Plenty of wearables track your heart rate, but not many use that data to get you help in an emergency.

Misfit's Speedo Shine swim tracker gets an upgrade just in time for pool season

Prefer swimming to running? Misfit's new Speedo Shine 2 tracks your laps, your sleep, and your steps.

New Fitbit feature will remind you to be an adult and go to sleep already

More rest and more activity lead to a lower BMI.

Fitbit Alta vs. Misfit Ray: Comparing 2 stylish new fitness trackers

The best activity band is the one you'll wear all day, every day. Fitbit and Misfit are aiming for your dollars with fitness trackers that focus on fashion.

Fitbit Alta review: My favorite Fitbit by far

By focusing on style and nailing the basics, Fitbit has a winner with the new Alta fitness band.

Misfit Ray review: This fitness band looks like a bracelet, but trades function for style

Misfit's focus on fashion hobbles the Ray, which relies on vibration and LED lights to communicate with you.

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