Mobile Life

Thanks to incredible advancements in mobile tech, walking out of the office or home no longer means you're cut off from the daily buzz. From smartphones and tablets to fitness bands and smart watches, anyone can stay "wired" just about anywhere. Add on the many apps, from those that track your diet and exercise to organizational and even educational apps, and you don't have to skimp to have a life-on-the-go. Here, you can get the latest news on mobile devices and the science that makes them, and you, tick.
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Timex Ironman Run Trainer 2.0: Sport Watch Review
April 16th, 2014
The Timex Ironman Run Trainer 2.0 is a GPS-enabled watch that runners of all levels can use to log workouts and measure their performance by viewing data about time, distance and heart rate. Here is how the watch performed in several categories.
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The Quantified Self: How Data-Obsessed Trackers Push Toward Healthier Lives
April 4th, 2014
Members of the quantified self movement use technology to collect data about themselves, for self-insight and self-improvement. As tools to track our lives become more ubiquitous, experts say they could help the general public become healthier.
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Nike+ FuelBand SE: Fitness Tracker Review
April 15th, 2014
The FuelBand SE is an activity tracker from the sports company Nike that allows you to track your activity and compare it with others in the Nike+ community.
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Best Fitness Tracker Bands
April 2nd, 2014
Plan to buy a fitness tracker like the Basis Carbon Steel or Jawbone Up 24? Check out LiveScience's in-depth reviews before making a purchase.
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Fitbit Zip: Fitness Tracker Review
The Fitbit Zip fitness tracker
March 21st, 2014
The Fitbit zip is one of the least expensive fitness trackers on the market, at just $59.95. Here's a look at how much you get for the bargain price.
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Parents Often Glued to Mobile Phone While Kids Eat
A mom works on her computer and talks on her phone while her daughter sits on her lap.
March 10th, 2014
Parents are often completely engrossed in their mobile phones while sharing a meal with their children, researchers report.
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7 Must-Have Apps to Get You Through Your Next Job Interview
job interview, apps
April 11th, 2014
A rocky interview can dash your chances of landing your dream job. These 7 apps will help you be ready for anything.
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Even the Innocent Should Worry About Sex Offender Apps (Op-Ed)
sex offender app, privacy
March 30th, 2014
The average citizen may not feel that they have anything to fear from the rise of apps that promise to identify sex offenders in their area but they are part of a worrying trend.
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How Well Do Fitness Trackers Monitor Heart Rate?
Heart rate monitor watch
March 18th, 2014
An increasing number of fitness trackers that are worn on the wrist claim to monitor your heart rate without the need for a chest strap, but how accurate are they?
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