Gear Bits

Garmin Recognizes Women Need Devices That Work as Hard as They Do!

Garmin is synonymous with excellence in GPS tracking for athletic activities. But also, when most people think of Garmin, they think of big, chunky running watches. It’s safe to say that most GPS watches aren’t designed for aesthetics first, but Garmin has some cool ideas up their (sweat-wicking) sleeves to make fitness tracking a lot more comfortable. First of all, if you’re someone who has ever had to wear a support garment under their shirt, you’ll know that chest straps can often get in the way of sports bras. Garmin is trying to solve that with the HRM-Fit. It’s designed…


GPS Tracking Moves to the Next Level with Tack GPS Plus

GPS tracking has swiftly gone from a vaguely creepy concept that gets joked about to something that is legitimately improving people’s lives. Tack GPS Plus is a multipurpose GPS tracker that can use AI smart power to stretch up to 30 days between charges and even pinpoint elevation changes.




RVing Goes Luxury Green with the Futuristic Pebble Flow

Hitting the road in an RV sounds like a romantic way to travel, but if you’re interested in a true home away from home, it’s not for those without some skills. Hitching it up, properly towing, or backing one can require expert-level skills, and you still have to set everything up once you get to camp. But if you have a Pebble Flow, the semi-autonomous electric travel trailer, you’ll enjoy a much easier experience all around!




Zepp Expands from Watches to the Amazfit Helio Ring and Zepp Pixie Clarity Hearing Aids

Zepp may not be top of mind for everyday smartwatch users. But anyone who has used their Amazfit devices knows they’re phenomenal devices that pack some serious fitness features in attractive packages. And now they’re branching out from just watches to smart rings and hearing aids! Look at the Amazefit Helio Ring and the Zepp Clarity Pixie hearing aids, and tell us what you think!


Nanoleaf Skylight Pre-Orders Open and 4 Other New Lighting Solutions Announced to Transform Your Indoor and Outdoor Spaces

Nanoleaf is adding new products to its line-up, promising enhanced color and lighting experiences for indoor and outdoor spaces. They’ve just announced Orchestrator software, Essentials Matter Smart Multicolor Lightstrip (for indoor use), Outdoor String Lights, and Permanent Outdoor Lights. Additionally, Nanoleaf is finally opening pre-orders for the much-anticipated Nanoleaf Skylight Modular Ceiling Light!



LG Brings the Cutting Edge to Its 2024 OLED Television Lineup!

Do you need a new TV? LG is giving you good reason to think you do with their updated OLED TV lineup for 2024! LG is packing some serious technology with an AI processor to sharpen objects and analyze colors to adjust to various scenes. At the same time, Dynamic Tone Mapping Pro will create images that look more vibrant and three-dimensional.


Narwal Freo X Ultra, Freo X Plus, and S10 Pro Wet Dry Vacuum: 3 New Ways to Clean That Will Make Your Life Easier

Narwal has expanded its lineup by launching three cutting-edge devices: the Narwal Freo X Ultra, Narwal Freo X Plus, and the Narwal S10 Pro. The two new Freo robotic vacuum cleaners boast world-first features, including a tangle-free floating brush, dust compression technology for extended use, and AI DirtSense mapping for efficient cleaning. The S10 Pro is a wet/dry vacuum that automatically scrubs, cleans, dries, and disinfects its roller brush, pipes, and filters when placed in its charging station after use.


NuraLogix Anura MagicMirror Uses Your Face (for Transdermal Optical Imaging) to Take Health Assessments

NuraLogix has just dropped the curtain on Anura MagicMirror – a tabletop smart mirror that’s more than just a reflection. This nifty gadget takes facial blood flow information and transforms it into a treasure trove of vital signs and disease risk assessments. Powered by their cloud-based Affective AI platform, DeepAffex, this is NuraLogix’s inaugural foray into manufacturing, proving that accurate health data can be as simple as checking your reflection.


Revolutionizing At-Home Health Monitoring, the Withings BeamO Is a 4-in-1 Device for Comprehensive Health Checkups

Withings has just introduced BeamO, a 4-in-1 health checkup device to redefine at-home health monitoring. Expected to hit the U.S. market post-FDA clearance, the Withings BeamO combines ECG, oximeter, stethoscope, and thermometer sensors, transforming the conventional thermometer into a comprehensive tool for daily heart and lung health assessments. Think it’s science fiction? Read on to learn more!


XGIMI HORIZON Max Offers the Bells and Whistles of IMAX Enhanced Certification, While the XGIMI Aladdin Offers a 3-in-1 Projector, Lamp, and Speaker That Installs Like a Standard Ceiling Light

XGIMI, known for its projectors and laser TVs, has just announced several new technologies; among these are ISA 5.0 (Intelligent Screen Adaptation) and Dual Light 2.0, as well as partnerships with IMAX & DTS, Google, and MediaTek. Also showcased were the brand’s new 2024 projectors, the IMAX Enhanced certified XGIMI HORIZON Max and the XGIMI Aladdin, a 3-in-1 smart projector lamp and speaker that marks XGIMI’s entry into the smart home-connected product category.



Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2024 Event Coming Soon, and the Teasers and Savings Have Already Started

Samsung has confirmed that it will host its Galaxy Unpacked 2024 event on January 17th. What can we expect? Well, there’s not a lot of info available yet, but it seems safe to say that, at the very least, the Galaxy S24 series will be announced, and these smartphones will feature new AI camera capabilities. Exhibits 1, 2, and 3: these Samsung teasers that all state, “Zoom with Galaxy AI is coming.” https://image-us.samsung.com/SamsungUS/reserve/02-Eureka-reserve-800×450.mp4



The 42mm Withings ScanWatch Nova Blends Luxury Diver Watch Aesthetics with Advanced Health Tracking Capabilities

Withings has introduced its latest hybrid smartwatch, the ScanWatch Nova. An update to the 2022 ScanWatch Horizon that I wear every day, the 42mm Withings ScanWatch Nova is a luxurious hybrid smartwatch tailored for health enthusiasts. It seamlessly blends stylish diver watch aesthetics with advanced health-tracking capabilities, making it perfect for those who love wearing this style watch but need something smarter to track their sleep, steps, heart rate, and much more.