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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.

The AIRO Wristband does what no other fitness tracker can

Because there's more to your health than just counting steps.

5 personal safety apps that watch your back

It's dangerous to go alone! Take one of these apps.

Straighten up: Improve your posture with LUMOback

LUMOback is the automatic nagging machine our parents always dreamed of.

Never download another store app again: TheFind has you covered

With over 500,000 stores, and 40 trillion products updated annually, TheFind can locate what you’re looking for.

The Push activity tracker asks: Do you even lift?

Your workout shouldn't consist of just cardio, likewise, your activity tracker shouldn't consist of just a step count.

Level Money wants your wallet to turn its head and cough

Forget budgeting. This is a whole new way to watch your finances.

Bowflex Boost review: This fitness tracker falls flat

The recently released Boost is a lot like your high-school boyfriend: It's not bad, but you could do so much better.

Unit Portables Overnight Bag Review: A cavernous carry-all for any purpose

Because sometimes you just want to say "eh, screw it" and throw everything in a duffel.

Let the Hammerhead bike navigation system light your way

Cyclists of all stripes can now get turn-by-turn directions right on their handlebars.

Trace wants to track your kickflips, cutbacks, and fakies

Everyone else gets a fitness device—why not your board too?

STM Linear Messenger Bag Review: a streamlined vertical messenger

A good example of a vertical messenger done right.

Updated PayPal app lets you make it rain with walletless payments all over town

The mega payment app has taken a tip from Beyonce and gotten an upgrade, upgrade.

Galaxy Gear

Samsung jumps on smartwatch bandwagon with Galaxy Gear

The slick, camera-equipped Gear is great news...if you own a brand-new Note 3 or Note 10.1 tablet.

It's the Samsung Galaxy Gear! Sort of. Perhaps. Mostly?

Everybody calm down. These are only pictures, and we won't know what's inside the final shipping smartwatch until Samsung is good and ready.

Screenshots of Samsung's Galaxy Gear smartwatch leaked

We'll know the truth about Samsung's smartwatch on Sept. 4.