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I Was Obsessed With Fitness Tracking, Then the Pandemic Hit

I have never been the runner who simply laces up their sneakers, pops in their headphones, and zips out the door. I’m the runner who laces up some smart sneakers, pairs their wireless earbuds, opens up a running app, straps on a chest strap heart rate monitor, starts a workout…

Fitbit’s Charge 4 Is A Great Tracker That’s Come At A Weird Time

Fitbit’s Charge 4 Is A Great Tracker That’s Come At A Weird Time

How does one review a fitness tracker—something meant to get you moving and measure your athletic progress—at a time when most of us are forcibly stuck indoors, slowly melting into our couches? That’s the conundrum I’ve been grappling with ever since I unboxed my shiny new Fitbit Charge 4.

This Is The Decade Smartwatches Actually Became A Thing

This Is The Decade Smartwatches Actually Became A Thing

Over the past ten years, smartwatches have gone from futuristic tech relegated to sci-fi flicks to something so common, it’s not a surprise to multiple people sporting them on your daily commute. These wrist-sized computers can’t do quite as much as your smartphone, but these days the modern wristable can do…