Garmin introduces $80 Vivofit 4 with one-year battery life and color display

One aspect that causes activity trackers to end up in the drawer is short battery life. Garmin achieves year-long battery life with its latest tracker while including a small color display.

CES 2018 mobile-focused wrap up (MobileTechRoundup show #419)

There was a bit of mobile phone news at CES, along with wearables and lots of sensors that connect to mobile devices.

CES 2018: Samsung goes all in with IoT via SmartThings, including Gear smartwatches

Samsung's press conference at CES 2018 was focused on bringing together all its IoT applications into the SmartThings central hub -- and smartwatches are a piece of this plan.

CES 2018: Misfit Path hybrid smartwatch tracks your activity with a six month battery life

Misfit continues to offer watch form factor trackers, and its latest offering bridges the gap between activity tracker and smartwatch with minimal information and long battery life.

CES: iHeartRadio announces new offerings for Samsung Bixby, Garmin, Facebook Messenger, and more

iHeartRadio is rolling out several new ways to enjoy its digital music, podcasts, and live streaming radio service in your home, on your wrist, on your phone, and in your car.

CES 2018: Garmin Forerunner 645 finally launches with integrated music

Wearables continue to evolve and many runners are looking to leave the phone behind. Garmin just announced its first watch that supports offline music so you get the best of a full GPS sports watch with music to motivate you.

CES 2018 pre-show thoughts and attendance plans (MobileTechRoundup show #418)

It's been five years since I attended CES and this year will see both podcast hosts wandering the show floor in Las Vegas.

Mophie Powerstation AC: 22,000mAh battery pack with standard A/C socket

There are many choices in portable battery solutions -- but not many when it comes to providing a standard A/C outlet for universal use. Mophie, a well-known battery provider, announced a massive battery for all your devices.

2017 in review, Pixelbook is back, Apple battery replacement (MobileTechRoundup show #417)

Kevin and Matt spent at least half of this last podcast of 2017 chatting about the good and bad times of mobile technology in 2017. Were their favorites yours too?

ZAGG Slim Book keyboard for Apple iPad Pro 10.5: Enhances productivity with valued improvements

Keyboards significantly extend the functionality of the Apple iPad Pro 10.5. ZAGG recently released a new model that is perfect for the enterprise with business attire, multi-angle rotation, and four useful modes.

Garmin Vivoactive 3 review: A solid mid-range GPS sports watch with wireless payment support

The Garmin Vivoactive 3 is the third version of the Vivoactive with a form factor now matching other Garmin GPS sports watches. It accurately and reliably captures workout data for a number of sports and is an excellent option at $300.

Fitbit Aria 2 WiFi smart scale hands-on: Accurate, convenient weight tracking designed to help you achieve your goals

There are millions of Fitbit users who track their daily activity and one element of health tracking is weight. Fitbit updated its first generation scale and I am trying to use it to help motivate me to reach my goal weight.

Dialpad Free launched: No-cost advanced small business phone system

Small businesses drive innovation and offer opportunities for millions of people. Dialpad is trying to help these small businesses break free of the desk phone and phone bills with its new service.

Pad & Quill Heritage and Field Strap Apple Watch bands: High quality, great looks, and full-grain leather

The Apple Watch is the best smartwatch, but Apple's leather bands start at $149. Pad & Quill offers various options for a third less.

Pro Voice with Alexa, $200 Honor 7X, Windows 10 on ARM (MobileTechRoundup #416)

After six order cancellations, I finally have a Pixel 2XL in hand. The Honor 7X is in hand, Essential continues to update its phone, and Kevin found some useful apps.