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How to get a good Fitbit deal on Black Friday

How to get a good Fitbit deal on Black FridayThe word Fitbit is almost synonymous with fitness tracker at this point, and with good reason. There are a variety of different Fitbit devices and many of them are among the best fitness trackers around.Their prices vary, but in all cases they’re likely [...]

Get a Garmin Vivomove Sport fitness tracker for $46

Get a Garmin Vivomove Sport fitness tracker for $46CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. Find more great buys on the CNET Deals page and follow the Cheapskate on Facebook and [...]

All iPhones could have Face ID next year

All iPhones could have Face ID next yearEnlarge ImageA banquet of sensors make up Apple's TrueDepth camera and make Face ID possible. CNET Apple's Face ID will make its debut on the iPhone X  [...]

Amazon finally makes a waterproof Kindle, after 10 years of Kindles

Amazon finally makes a waterproof Kindle, after 10 years of KindlesAmazon has been selling Kindles for 10 years now, but “waterproof” hasn’t appear on its list of incremental technological advancements until now. The company just announced a new version of its popular e-reader that builds on l [...]

My cat ate (part of) his fitness tracker

My cat ate (part of) his fitness trackerI live with a six-month-old cat named Pretzel who likes to sprint from one side of my apartment to the other, and sometimes pounce on me with his claws out along the way. He’s the first pet I’ve ever had, and living with him is mostly a joy. But because he [...]

iPhone X Has A Great Secret Feature

iPhone X Has A Great Secret FeatureApple has been having a rough time. iOS 11 was riddled with bugs (so are subsequent updates), reports of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus batteries swelling and busting out are growing and iPhone X stock levels are woeful. Despite this few companies can surprise and deli [...]

LunaR launches solar-powered smartwatch via Kickstarter

LunaR launches solar-powered smartwatch via Kickstarter"Smart" is an understatement.Image: lunarBy Leah StodartMashable Shopping2017-10-12 18:59:54 UTCThough the smartwatch phenomenon exploded a number of years ago, it seems as if the "new and improved" features have come to a slight halt: we've se [...]

Amazon finally makes a waterproof Kindle, after 10 years of Kindles

Amazon finally makes a waterproof Kindle, after 10 years of KindlesAmazon has been selling Kindles for 10 years now, but “waterproof” hasn’t appear on its list of incremental technological advancements until now. The company just announced a new version of its popular e-reader that builds on l [...]