​The Best Fitness Tracker for Every Need

Like many of you, I work in front of a computer. They're powerful devices, but they also suck your will to live and trick you into never, ever getting up and going outside. Reasons like that are why fitness trackers were invented. » 2/25/15 10:35pm 2/25/15 10:35pm

​Mother Review: A Doll That Tracks Your Family's Every Move

Mothers are responsible for the welfare of their children. This is something we assume is true and something that guides the behavior of women with kids. They are watchful. They are worried. They set boundaries: Go to bed at such-and-such hour. Eat a balanced breakfast. Follow these rules. » 10/27/14 4:20pm 10/27/14 4:20pm

Fitbit Charge Finally Arrives, Charge HR and Surge Land in 2015

The worst-kept gadget secret in recent history is no longer secret at all. The new Fitbit Charge, Charge HR, and Surge fitness trackers are official. Here's everything you need to know. » 10/27/14 9:00am 10/27/14 9:00am

Polar Loop Activity Tracker Review: A Circle Behind the Curve

Everybody and their mother has brought an activity tracker to market in the last year, but it actually makes sense that Polar—a company with a long history making heart rate monitors—would get into the game. Unfortunately, their first stab at a fitness monitor feels more like a first-draft. » 12/04/13 4:00pm 12/04/13 4:00pm

Fitbit's New, Cheap, Anti-Lazy Gadgets Are Adorable

Remember Fitbit, makers of tiny activity-tracking gadgets for health and fitness? Well, the 2012 models are here and they're smaller, cheaper, and better than their last thingies. After all, fitness-tracking shouldn't be limited to big-pocketed rich people, right? » 9/17/12 1:41am 9/17/12 1:41am

GPS Device Helps Domestic Violence Victims Avoid Their Abusers

Here's a good use of GPS: its a new device that allows victims of domestic violence be aware of when someone they have a restraining order against is nearby. » 6/02/10 9:20pm 6/02/10 9:20pm

SkyTRX Magnet-Mounted GPS Tracker

We've seen mini GPS loggers before, but stalking your girlfriend has never been easier than with this $259 SkyTRX GPS Mini Tracker. It has a magnet mount for easy stickage to the undercarriage of her car, and will record her every move for 100 hours straight. » 2/21/07 5:30pm 2/21/07 5:30pm

Wii Inventory Tracker

Even though Nintendo's delivering about 2,700 times the amount of Wiis as PlayStation 3s this quarter, demand is still outnumbering supply, and you may be having a hard time getting your hands on a console. Here comes the Nintendo Wii Console Status Tracker. » 11/27/06 1:28pm 11/27/06 1:28pm

FRWD GPS Watch and Tracker for Runners

Useful for runners, bikers, skiiers, and people who do any activity that involves moving from point A to point B, this FRWD sports computer tracks your progress for later viewing on a PC. The FRWD Recorder Unit contains the GPS, which tracks all the relevant stats like distance and speed and displays it on the FRWD… » 11/22/06 3:26pm 11/22/06 3:26pm