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Garmin Forerunner 920XT: The Best Triathlon Watch Gets Even Better

Garmin Forerunner 920XT: The Best Triathlon Watch Gets Even Better

Since early 2012, the Garmin Forerunner 910XT has been the best triathlon watch, period. Others have tried to step up, but to this date nothing has equalled its wealth of features. And now it seems Garmin has raised the bar for itself. The new Forerunner 920XT is everything the 910 was, and much more.

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October 1st

Gadgets

Misfit’s Flash Is a $50 Fitness Tracker That Packs a Punch

Misfit's Flash Is a $50 Fitness Tracker That Packs a Punch

We first wrote about Misfit Wearables' first activity tracker, the Misfit Shine , back in 2012. Not only did it look absolutely gorgeous, but it never needed charging, and it was waterproof. It had some flaws, but for 100 bucks, it wasn't bad. Well Misfit's second wearable, the Flash, is here, and it just undercut its own product by $50

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September 16th

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Moto X (2014) Review: Still the Android Phone For Everyone

Moto X (2014) Review: Still the Android Phone For Everyone

The original Moto X, which debuted last year, was a different breed of smartphone. Rather than trying to build a beast with the best screen and the most horsepower, Motorola focused on the user experience above all else. The result was a phone that was so intelligent and comfortable to use that it almost didn't matter that it was out-gunned in a lot of ways. Well, the 2014 model is here. Not only does it retain that same sublime user experience, it comes out guns blazing.

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September 11th

Gadgets

Mobile

Moto 360 Smartwatch Review: You Were the Chosen One…

Moto 360 Smartwatch Review: You Were the Chosen One...

Early this year when Google first announced Android Wear, it teased us with the Moto 360. It was by far the best-looking smartwatch we'd ever seen. Many months later it's here at last . It's the best Android Wear device yet, but with the Apple Watch looming on the horizon, it's no longer clear if that's good enough.

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September 11th

Apple

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Mobile

Garmin Fenix 2 Watch Review: Jack of All Trades, Master of Many

Garmin Fenix 2 Watch Review: Jack of All Trades, Master of Many

The Fenix 2 is the watch Garmin has made to appeal to active people who might end up doing... well, just about anything outdoors. It's not just for runners, just for swimmers, just for snowboarders, or just for hikers, it's for people who want a single watch to track their complete athletic lifestyle. The good news is that the Fenix 2 is truly fantastic for almost all of those things. Almost.

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September 10th

Gadgets

Moto 360 Battery Life Test: So Far, Not As Bad As You Heard

Moto 360 Battery Life Test: So Far, Not As Bad As You Heard

Battery life is generally the slowest thing to test on a gadget, and it's almost always the toughest to get right. There's just no way to rush it, and there are just so many variables regarding how people use a particular gadget that it's always one of those "your mileage may vary" type of situations. Last week, some very early reviews of the Moto 360 smartwatch lambasted its weak battery performance. It's possible they may have jumped the gun.

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September 8th

Gadgets

Moto Hint Hands-On: Is This the First Non-Dorky Bluetooth Headset?

Moto Hint Hands-On: Is This the First Non-Dorky Bluetooth Headset?

While the Moto 360 was unquestionably the wearable of today, Motorola quietly showed off a little something else. Something very little, in fact. The Moto Hint is a teeny-tiny Bluetooth headset, and it's the first I've seen that isn't actively stupid-looking. But it's not just for making calls—this is the new way to interact with your digital assistant.

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September 5th

Gadgets

Moto G (2014) Hands-On: Bigger Bang For the Same Buck

Moto G (2014) Hands-On: Bigger Bang For the Same Buck

Guess what Motorola's top-selling phone of all time is? Nope, it's not the Razr , it's last year's Moto G . For 180 bucks off-contract and unlocked, it was a hell of a lot of phone. Well, the 2014 model is here, and it's bigger and better, and it costs just the same.

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September 5th

Gadgets

Mobile

Moto X 2014 Hands-On: Better, Smarter, Bigger

Moto X 2014 Hands-On: Better, Smarter, Bigger

Here at last! The Moto X was one of our favorite phones from last year, and now the sequel is here. It's called... the Moto X. Guess the X+1 thing was just a codename. Labels aside, we've spent a good half day with the new Moto X, and so far it lives up to the lofty promise of its name.

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September 5th

Gadgets

Mobile

Garmin’s Vivosmart Is a Fitness Tracker With Smartwatch Tendencies

Garmin's Vivosmart Is a Fitness Tracker With Smartwatch Tendencies

When last we checked in on Garmin's fitness trackers early this spring, we saw the Vivofit present some good ideas but ultimately fall short of being a good product . Well here comes take two: The Vivosmart, which packs in the good stuff of an activity tracker, plus the notifications of a smartwatch. It definitely sounds like an improvement.

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September 4th

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