This smart collar is like a ‘Fitbit’ for your dog

April 22, 2019

The Fitbit Inspire HR can do a lot for a relatively low price.Image: Zlata Ivleva / Mashable Fitbit Inspire HR $99.95 The Good Impressive feature lineup for the price • Easy setup • comfortable to wear • Mobile app integration works seamlessly ⚡ Mashable Score 3.5 📘Learning Curve 2.5 💵 Bang for the Buck 4.5


Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy S10s

February 22, 2019

Samsung's Galaxy Watch Active doesn't come with a rotatable bezel.Image: samsung Samsung went nuts and announced a boatload of new gadgets at its Unpacked event today. The star of the show was no doubt the Galaxy S10, but Samsung also made room for a new smartwatch: the Galaxy Watch Active. SEE ALSO: Samsung Galaxy S10, S10e, and S10+ take premium Android phones to the next level Samsung is no stranger…


Apple attempts to demystify healthcare with Aetna’s Attain app

February 1, 2019

The Apple Watch Series 4 is the most powerful health wearable available.Image: lili sams/mashable Regardless of whether iPhones sales are flat, much of the excitement and loyalty that’s made Apple into a behemoth tech company comes directly from its products, so meticulously designed and engineered to be irresistible. Apple is a devices company and its lifeblood (and stock) depends on new products to dazzle. But Apple under CEO Tim Cook…


Puma’s retro ‘smart’ shoes are so ugly they’re actually on trend

December 12, 2018

The RS-Computer Shoe is a reissue of a 1986 design.Image: PUMA The nostalgia carousel keeps going round and round, and brands have happily hopped on for the ride. Puma announced Monday that it would reissue a little-known shoe with a technical twist from 1986: the RS-Computer Shoe. The shoe, then and now, looks like a running shoe with a plastic protuberance on the back — which is where the shoe…


The world’s best meditation tech just got even better

November 1, 2018

The Muse 2 headset: Still can't read your thoughts, but can track your heart rate and body movement as well as brain noise.Image: chris Taylor, Mashable Muse 2 $249 The Good Lightweight • Now tracks breathing • stillness and heartbeat • Great battery life The list of indispensable gadgets that come with me every day, no matter where I am in the world, is a pretty short one. Most items…


Apple’s health-centric Watch Series 4 can call for help if it senses you fall

September 14, 2018

Apple’s new health features represent a transformative change for the Apple Watch.  The smartwatch that was once marketed as a fashion-forward (lol) tech gadget with a smattering of health and fitness features is now creeping closer and closer to a full-fledged medical device. SEE ALSO: The Apple Watch Series 4 finally goes edge-to-edge Never has that been more clear than during Wednesday’s press event, when Apple unveiled the Apple Watch…


Fitbit is getting in the smart watch game – so how does it hold up?

September 1, 2018

Google confirmed in an interview with tech site Tom's Guide that it will not be releasing a "Pixel" smartwatch this year.Image: Stephen Lam / Getty Images Sorry, folks!  Google is not releasing a smartwatch this year. The company confirmed on Friday in an interview with Tom’s Guide that it has no plans to release it’s own-branded smartwatch in 2018. Tech news sites have been in a frenzy over the past…


Everyone’s avoiding the iPhone, so IFA will be practically phone-free

August 30, 2018

Image: Jen Osborne/Mashable Internationale Funkausstellung, or IFA, is Europe’s largest trade show for consumer electronics that takes place from Aug. 31 to Sept. 5 in Berlin. And it’s going to be a little different this year.  IFA is not really about phones — it never was. The big phone show is Mobile World Congress in February, and there are tons of brand-specific events throughout the year. But a few major…


Fitbit Charge 3 fitness tracker has battery life to die for

August 21, 2018

The Fitbit Charge 3 comes in several stylish and comfy bands.Image: raymond wong/mashable As nice as it is to see smartwatches like the Apple Watch, Fitbit Versa, and upcoming Samsung Galaxy Watch push health and fitness features as core to ownership, it turns out many people still prefer a simpler and cheaper fitness tracker. That’s why Fitbit’s still making them. Its newest fitness tracker is the Charge 3 and it…


10 FitTech gadgets for better wellbeing in 2018

July 18, 2018

Image: bankwest Remember when you promised yourself that 2018 would be the year you’d get back into jogging, master Crow Pose, and feel healthier and stronger than you’ve ever felt before? If you’ve been slacking on those goals, you might need a little boost to get back on track. Luckily, the below gadgets can help. These FitTech products are must-buys for 2018. Funds at your fingertips with Bankwest Halo payment…