Smart smartwatch deals for Mother’s Day: Discounts on A…

Smart smartwatch deals for Mother's Day: Discounts on A...

Angela Lang/CNET Tick tock, time is running out on your chance to line up a Mother’s Day gift. If you plan to skip the flowers this year and go the tech route, splurging on the latest Apple Watch for dear ol’ Mom won’t set you back as much as you might think. Apple Watch Series […]

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Tribeca Film Fest’s VR mascot was a creepy living doll

Tribeca Film Fest's VR mascot was a creepy living doll

Gymnasia, a virtual-reality experience, amped up its creep factor with an installation heavy on freaky props. Kristina Loggia/Tribeca This year’s mascot of Tribeca Immersive was a creepy living doll that meandered around the room projecting light in people’s eyes. At the very least, it made the prospect of leaving actual reality for a virtual one […]

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Mother’s Day gift ideas for health nuts and fitness buf…

Mother's Day gift ideas for health nuts and fitness buf...

If the mom in your life is obsessed with staying fit and eating healthy, here are a few gift ideas that’ll help energize her routine and satisfy her taste buds. Of course you don’t have to spend any money or wait until Mother’s Day to show you how much you care, but these certainly won’t […]

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Google Fit leaps into the iOS arena

Google Fit leaps into the iOS arena

Google In a bid to make further inroads into the Apple ecosystem, Google announced Wednesday that its fitness-tracking platform, Google Fit, would be available in Apple’s App Store beginning today. The app, which until now had been the provenance strictly of Google wearables and Android mobile devices, now works with Apple devices running iOS 12 or […]

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Runtopia’s new smartwatch for runners is on sale for ju…

Runtopia's new smartwatch for runners is on sale for ju...

The Runtopia S1 tracks your steps, runs and heart rate, all for $69. Runtopia Fancy GPS watches for running are expensive, right? Probably at least $200? Yes, but take “fancy” out of the equation and you can get something for a steal. For example, the entry-level Garmin Forerunner 35 is currently on sale for $100, […]

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Apple Watch Series 4 vs. Galaxy Watch Active: What’s th…

Apple Watch Series 4 vs. Galaxy Watch Active: What's th...

The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active and Apple Watch Series 4 are top-of-the-line smartwatches, but they’re also capable fitness trackers in their own right. Whether you simply want to receive notifications, listen to tunes or get serious about monitoring your health, they’re both up to the task. But the Galaxy Watch Active is half the price of […]

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Apple Watch Series 3 38mm is back at Walmart for $199

Apple Watch Series 3 38mm is back at Walmart for $199

The Apple Watch Series 3 is arguably the single best smartwatch option for iPhone owners right now. Sarah Tew/CNET If you’re looking for the best deal on an iPhone, I say look to last year’s models. How about the best deal on an Apple Watch? Same story. Exhibit A: For a limited time, and while […]

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Nintendo Labo VR kit review: The Switch makes virtual m…

Nintendo Labo VR kit review: The Switch makes virtual m...

Nintendo Labo VR. Sarah Tew/CNET Nintendo’s late entry to the world of VR is finally here. Yes, it’s made of cardboard. Yes, it’s weird. But the ideas inside are probably unlike anything else you’ve tried before. It’s impossible not to think of Google Cardboard when putting together Nintendo’s Labo VR Kit construction set, which I […]

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The Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch hits an all-time low: $1…

The Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch hits an all-time low: $1...

Hey, a smartwatch that actually looks like a watch? Nice. Sarah Tew/CNET Michigan cheeps! I have two more library programs coming up, including a new one on cord-cutting! First, I’ll be at the Warren Public Library (Civic Center) tomorrow, April 9, at 6:30 p.m. The topic: My favorite ways to save money when shopping online. […]

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The Apple Watch ECG detected something strange about my…

The Apple Watch ECG detected something strange about my...

When I first started testing out the new electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) feature on the Apple Watch Series 4 — which launched in December with the update to Watch OS 5.1.2 — the last thing I expected was to find something abnormal about my heart rhythm. But that’s exactly what happened when I was cross-referencing the Watch’s […]

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