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Amber writes about lifestyle and mobile tech, including fit tech, mHealth, travel, home automation and more. In her non-tech time she takes too many pictures of her cats, watches zombie movies, crochets, and plans out her next tattoos.

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Push your way to fitness with the 'WellShell' from Tao Wellness

The WellShell is a compact, palm-sized device with an OLED display that you use to do isometric exercises with guidance from your smartphone and its app.

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Lumo's Lift reminds you to stand up straight more discreetly than Mom can

The company's newest wearable, the Lift, focuses on improving your posture.

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Ogio Gambit 17 review: Is there anything this bag can’t hold?!

There’s just nothing like an Ogio if you have to haul a lot of gear

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Booq Boa Squeeze review: More bag than meets the eye

Although it's named for a snake, this compact backpack feels more like a rugged exoskeleton.

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Bust a gut: The 5 most deliciously hilarious cooking sites of all time

You can't eat laughter. But if you could, these sites would make you totally fat.

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Osprey Beta Port review: A bag with a view

Ever wish you could protect your tablet while keeping it accessible at the same time? Hey, guess what Osprey's Beta Port does?

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Osprey Beta and Beta Port review: Fight!

Two relatively similar bags with different standout features enter. One bag leaves.

Pafers releases the XSPIN just in time for rainy season

An indoor cycling sensor, the XSPIN tracks your activities on a variety of stationary bikes.

Lumoback review: It's bringing posture back

Them other sensors don't know how to act.

The most dangerous case: 3 ways to weaponize your iPhone

My iPhone case can beat up your iPhone case. And anyone who tries to mess with me, too.

EB Sports Groups Sync Burn Review: It's no LifeTrak Move

A nearly identical product to the LifeTrak Move, how does the Sync Burn compare? Ehhhhh......

Das Keyboard HackShield Backpack review: A totally thief-proof backpack

This is the Fort Knox of backpacks. Because it's impossible to break into, not because it's full of gold bars.

Nike says 'Screw it,' releases new FuelBand SE a day early

Although the hottest new fitness device in the West wasn’t set to go on sale until tomorrow, Nike pulled the trigger early, because you can't wait to start earning NikeFuel.

Snag that studio apartment in a second with Lovely’s new service

If you use Lovely, you could be home by now.

Briggs & Riley @Work Review: This backpack has no style. Zero. Zip.

There’s nothing wrong with Briggs & Riley’s @Work Medium Backpack. So why am I so bored with it?