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Tile Slim vs. TrackR Pixel: Which should you buy?

8 monthes ago   |   By iMore

We're a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. We keeping track of all our important tech is important to us, and use all sorts od Bluetooth trackers to make sure we don't lose a single thing.
Tile Slim
Popular and reliable
$30 at Amazon
Pros
IP57 water resistance.
Multiple ringtones.
Better crowdsourced tracking.
Cons
Non-replacable battery.
Tile Slim is a Bluetooth tracker slim enough to fit into your wallet, which means regardless of how much space you have, you should be able to keep track of your most essential items. While the ability to change ringtones is a...
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Fitbit Charge 3 review: Peppering a fitness tracker with smartwatch powers

Fitbit Charge 3 review: Peppering a fitness tracker with smartwatch powers

8 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

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Fitbit contracted smartwatch fever last year. And since the debut of its Ionic smartwatch , the company's signature fitness trackers haven't made as many waves as they once did. That's due in part to users embracing the smartwatch more as the technology improves over time.
But fitness trackers aren't dead-or at least, Fitbit hopes they aren't-and the company's new Charge 3 tracker is designed for users who want some smartwatch features in a fitness tracker's simple-band package.
Even today, fitness trackers have a few advantages over smartwatches: they're easier to wear since they...
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Fitbit Charge 3 vs. Garmin Vivoactive 3: Which should you buy?

Fitbit Charge 3 vs. Garmin Vivoactive 3: Which should you buy?

8 monthes ago   |   By iMore

We're a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. We work from home and understand the necessity behind excellent tech that helps us maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit's finest
$150 at Fitbit
Pros
Great ecosystem.
Accurate heart rate monitoring.
Swimproof.
Smartphone notifications.
Cons
Limited color options.
No onboard GPS.
The Fitbit Charge 3 is as great as a fitness tracker can get before opting for a full-fledged smartwatch. It tracks active and resting heart rates, has smartphone notifications, and is the perfect companion for all exercise, on...
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