Fitbit Charge HR vs Garmin vívosmart HR

Fitbit Charge HR vs Garmin vívosmart HR

Fitbit Charge HR vs Garmin vívosmart HR

Whether you simply need to keep better track of your daily activity or are looking to add something more to your workouts, the Fitbit Charge HR and the Garmin vívosmart HR are two two great options. While they’re not the newest Fitbit and Garmin devices out there, they still offer up some killer features that are worth checking out. So which one is worth your hard-earned cash? Allow us to help you decide — read on for our full Fitbit Charge HR vs Garmin vívosmart HR comparison!

Review notes: I’ve been using the Fitbit Charge HR for about 12 months, and the Garmin vívosmart HR for roughly two weeks. The Nexus 6P has been my smartphone companion of choice for the duration of the review period.

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Samsung victorious at Supreme Court fight with 8-0 opinion against Apple

Samsung victorious at Supreme Court fight with 8-0 opinion against Apple

Samsung victorious at Supreme Court fight with 8-0 opinion against Apple

For the first time in a century, the US Supreme Court has weighed in on how much design patents are worth. The answer: not nearly as much as Apple thinks.

The 8-0 opinion (PDF) is a rebuke to the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which held that the relevant “article of manufacture” for calculating damages was—in fact, had to be—the entire smartphone. That meant even though Apple’s patents covered only certain design elements, it was entitled to $399 million in lost profits damages.

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Here’s the winning product concept in ZTE’s crowd-voted design contest

Here’s the winning product concept in ZTE’s crowd-voted design contest

Here’s the winning product concept in ZTE’s crowd-voted design contest

The voters have spoken, and a winner has been named. ZTE‘s Project CSX, which asked the internet to pick their favorite tech product concept from a list of five choices, is now over, and the winning product is a smartphone that has eye-tracking features, along with a self-adhesive back.

Here’s ZTE’s official description of the phone concept:

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Google Pixel XL vs Nexus 6P first look

Google Pixel XL vs Nexus 6P first look

Google Pixel XL vs Nexus 6P first look

Google has now taken the wraps off the Pixel XL, leaving behind the Nexus family in favor of a new direction that sees Google more directly compete against Samsung and Apple in the smartphone hardware game. The new Pixel XL brings a lot to the table, but how does it compare to its predecessor?

Let’s take a look as we put the the Pixel XL up against the Huawei-built Nexus 6P in this quick comparison.

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OnePlus 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 quick look

OnePlus 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 quick look

OnePlus 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 quick look

After months of leaks, speculation, and teasers, OnePlus has just taken the wraps off of its latest flagship offering, aptly names the OnePlus 2. While its predecessor was dubbed the 2014 flagship killer, in an ambitious move, OnePlus is calling its latest high-end smartphone the “2016 flagship killer,” and though we’ll have to wait and see whether that claim holds true, this device is certainly going to give current generation flagships a run for their money. We pit the latest OnePlus handset against the best of the best that the Android world as to offer, as we take a quick look at the OnePlus 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S6!

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HTC One M9 vs HTC One M8 quick look

HTC One M9 vs HTC One M8 quick look

HTC One M9 vs HTC One M8 quick look

As expected, HTC has unveiled the next revision of its HTC One flagship smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Building on the successes of the HTC One M8, the HTC One M9 is more of a evolution rather than a revolution. With the M9, HTC has opted to use the same basic design philosophies of the M8, but with improvements where needed. So here is a quick look at how the new HTC One M9 compares to its previous iteration.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 vs iPhone 6 quick look

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs iPhone 6 quick look

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs iPhone 6 quick look

Whether imagined or real, the rivalry between Apple and Samsung is almost legendary. And nothing brings this rivalry to the fore more than a new flagship release from either company. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were launched in September 2014, and now Samsung has unveiled its latest creation, the Samsung Galaxy S6. But how does it compare with the iPhone? Let’s find out in our quick look at the Samsung Galaxy S6 vs the iPhone 6.

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iPhone 6 Plus vs LG G3 quick look

iPhone 6 Plus vs LG G3 quick look

iPhone 6 Plus vs LG G3 quick look

Following our iPhone 6 vs Galaxy S5 comparison, we continue our versus series with the big guns: the iPhone 6 Plus and the LG G3.

Apple finally caved in and accepted the obvious – users want bigger phones. The result is a 5.5-inch device that’s supposed to take on Android devices that have already made a name for themselves in the phablet market. The LG G3 is one of the most successful ones, and it’s certainly a tough nut to crack for the iPhone 6 Plus.

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OnePlus One vs Nexus 5 comparison

OnePlus One vs Nexus 5 comparison

OnePlus One vs Nexus 5 comparison

Customizability and personalization are among the top reasons why people choose Android over other platforms. Among the wide range of smartphone user types include purists who prefer to have the most stock Android experience possible, and then there are users who want to have the most customizability. Two smartphones address these two types of users quite adequately: the Google Nexus 5 and the OnePlus One.

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Apple vs Samsung pretrial: Judge rules in favour of Apple’s autocomplete patent

Apple vs Samsung pretrial: Judge rules in favour of Apple’s autocomplete patent

Apple vs Samsung pretrial: Judge rules in favour of Apple’s autocomplete patent

It’s time to grab some snacks, as this year’s Samsung vs Apple patent disputes are about to kick off. However, ahead of the scheduled March 31st court date, Judge Lucy Koh has already made a couple of important rulings which lean the current case in Apple’s favour.

Last year, at the start of this latest lawsuit, both Samsung and Apple were asserting five patents each. However Samsung’s patent regarding “multimedia synchronization” has been found invalid by Judge Koh, leaving Samsung one patent down. The reason – Apple managed to successfully argue that this patent, numbered 7577755, should never have been issued as Samsung already owned a similar patent, numbered 7587466, regarding “acquisition and synchronization of digital media to a personal information space”.

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