Fitness is the trend of today. Many people are now starting to work towards being healthy than ever before. There are a few categories of fitness trackers and numerous options that make it difficult to select the right one. Here are some very thoughtful tips that can make choosing a fitness tracker an easy task for you.
Know Why
The first thing to consider when buying a fitness tracker is the core reason as to why you need to buy it. Each one is unique to a particular need. If you are sure of the need, then half your work is already done.
Right design
There are numerous designs in which the fitness trackers come in; you need to be quite sure as to which will suit your style. Most of these trackers are worn around the wrist like a watch if you feel uncomfortable with this; you can also choose dongles that can be clipped on to your clothing.
Water resistant quality
Once you decide on the purpose of buying a fitness tracker, you would also be sure if you need a water resistant one or not. Water resistant trackers could be a little more expensive than the others, but if it suits your need, just go for it.
Heart rate Tech
Heart rate is monitored by most of the fitness trackers of today. The type in which the tracking is done is different from each other. Choose that which will be suitable for your need.
Screen
Some fitness devices come with a screen and some without them. Those that have a screen give you the advantage to view the reading now and then, whereas those without a screen will only be sending information to your mobile for you to view later. It is better to go for the one with a screen.
In addition to all these, you need to make sure that you get all the data that you need. The application that comes with your fitness tracker is equally important to that of the tracker band.

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Latest Gadgets in CES 2017

Posted by Beth Pleines | Blog, Technology

There were so many cool gadgets that were part of the display at CES 2017, that it is quite difficult to name a few. Here are some that were highly irresistible that can give you a glimpse of the main attractions.
1. Plume is a device that you can wear which detects the pollution levels around you.
2. The Griffin Connected toaster is the next level in kitchen appliances. With the help of an app, you can micromanage as to how you want your bread to be.
3. A breathalyzer is a party friendly device that can check the alcohol levels in your body and helps you to stop at the right time.
4. Kuri, an adorable robot responds to sound input. She can be your assistant and companion whenever you need.
5. Motiv’s fitness tracking ring is the most compact device that can monitor your health and well being.
6. Osterhout Design Group’s first consumer glasses are the high-tech augmented virtual reality glasses that is aimed for a wide range of consumers and simple business users.
7. Polaroid Pop is a simple and elegant photo printing camera that can give you amazing pictures printed within a few seconds.
In addition to all these, Robird the drone and Willow automatic breast pump are worth mentioning.

There are many uses in having a robot at home. They can not only help in keeping the house clean, take care of your home appliances, they can also keep a check on elders or children in their house. Here are the top five home robots for you.

Asus’s Zenbo is a home robot that can be purchased for the same price as a smartphone. It can move around the home without bumping into anything and also keep an eye on elders in the house in addition to controlling your gizmos.
SoftBank’s Pepper is a robot that looks like a mini human. Pepper can also move around the house but is slightly on the expensive side as it can read emotions and even entertain you when you are down. As of now, these are restricted only for sale in Japan, but soon it will scale the globe.

Jibo is a fixed robot that is only about 30 cm tall. In addition to emoting and talking, it also has cameras that can take family pictures, entertain children and also remind elder family members for food, medicines and other activity.

In addition to the three home robots mentioned above, Amazon’s Echo and Dyson’s 360 Eye are also gaining popularity.