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Microsoft: At This Point, We Have No Idea When US Offices Will Fully Re-Open

Microsoft originally planned on a full re-opening of its US offices no earlier than Oct. 4, but the Delta variant means 'we’ve decided against attempting to forecast a new date,' Redmond says.

By Michael Kan

Peloton Faces Federal Probe Over Tread+ Injury Reporting

Peloton says the Justice Department and Department of Homeland Security have subpoenaed the company.

By Michael Kan

Peloton Slashes Price of Original Peloton Bike to $1,495

The company hopes the price cut will attract more users to the Peloton platform.

By Michael Kan

Fitbit Unleashes Charge 5 Fitness Tracker With Always-On Color Screen and ECG

At $179.99, the Charge 5 costs $30 more than its predecessor, but it features a color touch screen, an always-on display option, and some advanced health-monitoring features found on Fitbit's premium Sense smartwatch.

By Angela Moscaritolo

After Recall, New Peloton Tread Goes on Sale Aug. 30 for $2,495

Sales were delayed amid Peloton’s decision in May to recall the treadmill's more expensive sibling, the Tread+, for causing injuries to small children. 

By Michael Kan

The Ultimate Guide to Health and Fitness Tech for 2021

If you're looking to drop your quarantine 15, lower your stress level, sleep better, or boost your immunity amid the pandemic, we've tested plenty of smart health and fitness products and apps to help you meet your goals. Here's what we recommend.

By Angela Moscaritolo

Peloton's Android App Reportedly Leaks Upcoming Rower

The rumors of Peloton releasing a rower to complement its exercise bikes and treadmills might be true.

By Nathaniel Mott

The Best Smart Home Gym Equipment for 2021

Skip the gym and work out in the comfort, safety, and privacy of your own living room. From connected treadmills and bikes to rowing and strength training machines, we've tested all the most popular smart fitness equipment.

By Angela Moscaritolo

Peloton and Beyond: The Best Smart Exercise Bikes for 2021

Sure, there's one big name in indoor cycling, but it's far from your only option. We've tested the most popular smart exercise bikes and selected our favorites to help you pick the best one for your needs and budget.

By Angela Moscaritolo

Calling All Tech-Savvy Veterans: Johnson & Johnson May Have $250K for You

Johnson & Johnson is seeking innovations in healthcare tech with its Veteran's Lead QuickFire Challenge Series. Up for grabs: $250,000 in grants, plus access to mentors and support from the company.

By S.C. Stuart

Amazon Reinstates Mask Mandate for All Warehouse Workers

Amazon says warehouse workers have to wear masks regardless of their vaccination status.

By Nathaniel Mott

Razer's Air Purifier Mask Rebranded as Zephyr Ahead of Beta Test

The Project Hazel personal air purifier will soon enter a community beta test as Razer Zephyr.

By Nathaniel Mott

The Best Medical Alert Systems for 2021

A personal emergency response system can give you peace of mind knowing help is only a button-press away. Here's everything you need to know to find the best medical alert system for yourself or an elderly family member.

By John R. Delaney

LifeStation In Home No Landline Medical Alert System Review


The LifeStation In Home No Landline Medical Alert System quickly connects you to an emergency response agent and comes with a long-range pendant help button that you can wear around the house.

By John R. Delaney

LifeStation Sidekick Mobile Medical Alert Review


The LifeStation Sidekick is a stylish mobile medical alert system that not only puts you in touch with an emergency response center, but uses GPS and Wi-Fi to pinpoint your exact location.

By John R. Delaney

The Best Waterproof Fitness Trackers for 2021

Not all fitness trackers can hang out in the deep end. If you want to count your laps with something you can wear in the pool, check out one of the best waterproof fitness trackers we've tested.

By Jill Duffy  & Angela Moscaritolo

The Best Heart Rate Monitors for 2021

Whether you use an arm band or chest strap, smarten up your exercise and training routine by adding ones of the best heart rate monitors we've tested.

By Jill Duffy  & Angela Moscaritolo

The Best Smart Bathroom Scales for 2021

Whether you're training for a marathon or simply looking to lose a few pounds, effortlessly track your weight, body fat, bone density, water percentage, heart rate, and more with the best smart bathroom scales we've tested.

By Jill Duffy  & Angela Moscaritolo

Peloton Is Testing a Rhythm-Action Game for Bike and Bike+ Owners

Forget scenic rides and beautiful destinations, Peloton wants you sweating for high scores.

By Matthew Humphries

FCC Gives Amazon Permission to Track Your Sleep

Amazon seems to be planning new devices that can monitor your movement while you sleep, among other things.

By Nathaniel Mott