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Hands on with the new Garmin Vivofit & Vivoki Activity Monitors

<b>Update March 12th, 2014: I have published my full In-Depth Review of the Vivofit here. Please head over there for full details and the latest.</b><p>Today, …

Withings unveils the Aura sleep tracking and improvement gadget – The Gadgeteer

I’ve been impressed by Withings fitness gadgets for years now. Ever since I first tried their wireless bathroom scale, I was hooked. Their Pulse …

Introducing the Best of CES 2014 finalists!

CES 2014 is only just officially beginning, but the show has already been an eventful one for us. To select finalists for the Best of CES Awards, Engadget's senior editors have been pounding the pavement at the Las Vegas Convention Center to find top contenders for the 13 categories in the running, …

Sensoria Is A New Smart Sock That Coaches Runners In Real Time

Hardware maker, Heapsylon, debuted two new fitness products at CES 2014: a smart fitness sock that coaches users on their running techniques in real time and a heart rate monitor built into a T-shirt and bra. I got a hands-on demo with Sensoria Sock’s smartphone application that alerts users to …

At CES 2014, health monitors join the wearables parade

As the wearables craze starts to go mainstream, one company is betting that medical devices deserve to be at the party.<p>At CES on Monday, iHealth Lab unveiled a set of wearable medical devices that it hopes will help people keep better track of key wellness factors.<p>Already a maker of a range of …

Wearable Tech

The best fitness trackers

The line between fitness trackers and smartwatches continues to blur, as more companies introduce full-featured wearables dedicated to both health …

What’s New Weekly – Egg and Garmin’s Vivofit

en_US<p>article<p>In this episode we share the cool new cat companion called Egg, and review a cutting-edge fitness tracker from Garmin called …

Small Business Marketing

The 25 Best Fitness Apps

If you're looking to get (or stay) in shape, load your phone with these apps that can motivate you, coach you, help you track your progress, or just …

How the iPhone 5S replaced my Fitbit

I haven't charged my Fitbit Ultra in over three weeks. And I doubt I ever will again.<p>Ever since I bought an iPhone 5S, I've kept an eye on how the embedded M7 motion coprocessor chip, which can track and store motion information, would be used. It wasn't clear when the iPhone 5S was launched …

In-depth: The MobiHealthNews CES 2014 Wrap-Up

<i>This is the very first MobiHealthNews In-depth -- our weekly series of longer form journalism focused on industry trends, pressing issues, and</i> …

10 Fitness Gadgets You Need In Your Life

Every new year comes with a promise of resolution and most of those involve some level of fitness. Whether you’ve vowed to eat better or go to the …

Gear & Gadgets

Garmin 920XT Has Arrived!

Your day just got a little happier.<p>Looking for that perfect gift for a runner or triathlete or even yourself? Look no further than the Garmin …

Garmin

Lonely Planet’s best value travel destinations for 2014

When times are tight we suggest you travel more, not less – but pick carefully. This is where your wallet will smile at the memories for years to come.<p>Greek Islands<p>View of Navagio Beach, also known as Shipwreck Cove, on Zakynthos Island. Image by Dave Porter Peterborough Uk / Photolibrary / Getty …

Siri Gets Serious, Microsoft Gets Its Mojo Back and Everything Gets Encrypted in 2014

If it’s December, it’s time to start predicting what’s going to dominate the headlines and trends of 2014. I make it a point every year to sit down …

Intellectual Property

Good Gets Better: 10 Financial Predictions for 2014

While 2013 was a solid year in personal finance, this coming year promises to be even better. As 2014 nears, look forward to expanded benefits, …

Top Predictions For 2014 From The VCs That Backed Netflix And LinkedIn

Venture capital firms are going to raise more money in 2014 than they have since 2007; Bitcoin is a commodity, not a currency and the Blackberry marketplace will decompose faster than anyone says: here are 5 predictions for 2014 from Silicon Valley VC firms Foundation Capital and Bain Capital …

Top 10 Predictions For 2014

2014 is shaping up to be a very interesting year- both politically and economically. A few months ago, this did not seem to be the case. But the recent government shutdown, launch problems with Obamacare, the rise of Elizabeth Warren and other events have combined to set-up an intriguing year …

IDC's Top Ten Technology Predictions For 2014: Spending On Cloud Computing Will Exceed $100B

Today International Data Corporation presented their top ten technology predictions for 2014. Frank Gens, Senior Vice President and Chief Analyst at IDC hosted a webinar to present the research firm’s predictions for 2014 including the research firm’s latest cloud computing market forecast. You can …

10 U.S. Destinations You Should Visit In 2014

Planning a vacation in the US next year but aren't sure where to go? After all, it's a big place! For the fourth year running, our travel experts have scoured the States to make the decision a bit easier for you.<p>While Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2014 covers global must-sees, including Chicago …

Travel

The Global Conflicts to Watch in 2014

From a cyberattack on America to a civil war in Iraq, the threats we'll be worrying about next year<p>As South Sudan, the world's newest country, veers dangerously close to ethnic civil war, we're already getting a glimpse of the international crises that could greet us in the new year. Now the Center …

Fitbit Force review

I’ve come to a sobering conclusion about myself: I’m not a very active person. Despite maintaining a gym membership and only the best intentions, I still prefer to read, watch TV, and play games. This is precisely why I’ve never invested in a fitness-tracking gadget — if I’m not moving that much, …