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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Fitness Tracker Fashion: Fitbit Announces New Accessories
A new collection of Fibit accessories includes a brass bracelet with an open fretwork design.
July 15th, 2014
The fitness tracker company Fitbit announced today the launch of a new collection of Fibit accessories, from luxury fashion brand Tory Burch.
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Fitness Trackers for Kids Hit the Market
June 19th, 2014
As fitness trackers like Fitbit and Jawbone Up gain popularity, it was only a matter of time before kids got their own version of the activity-tracking devices.
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Quantified Kids: Researchers Test Fitness Trackers in Youngsters
Children play and chase after a ball.
May 22nd, 2014
Most fitness trackers are designed for adults, but the devices might help researchers study exercise habits in kids.
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Fantasy Fitness Tracker: 8 Absolutely Must-Have Features
A pile of fitness trackers
June 24th, 2014
What if we could take the best features of the most popular fitness trackers, and put them together, to make a "fantasy" tracker? Here are the top features we would include.
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Samsung Gear 2: Smartwatch Review
June 10th, 2014
The Gear 2 is Samsung's smartwatch with all the bells and whistles. But is it worth the hefty price tag of $299?
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Withings Pulse O2: Fitness Tracker Review
Withings Pulse O2
May 16th, 2014
The Pulse O2 is the latest fitness tracker from Withings, which is marketed as a way to track daily activity and improve health.
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Samsung Galaxy S5: Tips for Using S Health App
May 13th, 2014
Samsung's latest flagship phone, the Galaxy S5, comes with a built-in heart-rate monitor and a personal wellness app, called S Health, to help users keep track of their fitness. Here are some tips on how to get the most out of the S health app.
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Your Phone's Bacteria Match Your Own
A young couple takes a picture of themselves using a smartphone.
June 24th, 2014
Our smartphones harbor thousands of different types of bacteria that may provide a window into the microbes that live on our bodies and surroundings, a new study suggests.
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New Samsung Fitness Tracker Paves Way for Wearable Health
The Samsung Simband
May 29th, 2014
Technology giant Samsung says it wants to bring the world closer to the era of using wearable technology for personalized medicine.
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How to Track Sleep with Your Fitness Tracker
May 15th, 2014
Many fitness trackers keep on tracking even after you've hit the sack. Here's how to track your sleep with some of the most popular fitness trackers.
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