Battery packs are great because they provide us with additional juice while we’re out and about. However it seems that due to the fact that they basically pack lithium-ion batteries under the hood, there is a certain degree of danger to them. In fact last week we reported on how a woman suffered burns to her hand when her EE Power Bar exploded, shot across the room, and caught on fire.
At that time we suggested that maybe this is a one-off occurrence but as it turns out, that might not necessarily be the case. In fact the folks at EE have announced that they will be recalling some of their Power Bar units. Before you get too alarmed, EE notes that only a very small number of incidents have happened where the device overheated. Read full post →EE Recalls Power Bar Over Potential Fire Hazard
While Garmin might be known as a navigation company to some, there are fitness enthusiasts out there who swear by the company’s fitness products. Garmin has in the past launched several fitness trackers, although admittedly some of them were kind of pricey. Now if you’re after a Garmin wearable that doesn’t break the bank, you’re in luck.
The company has recently announced the Forerunner 25 which is apparently a sort successor to the Forerunner 15. However it does come with a slightly lower price tag of $170 for the core model, and $200 if you want to get your hands on it with an external heart rate monitor (as opposed to a monitor that’s integrated in the device). Read full post →Garmin Unveils More Affordable Forerunner 25 Fitness Tracker