Magellan Echo smart running watch now available for $149

Want a smarter watch but not quite a smartwatch to track your workouts? The Magellan Echo may be the perfect compromise: It connects to a smartphone but only for music controls and in-app workout data at a glance.

I bought a MotoActv for running (but wear it all day)

Tired of running with a smartphone, I dropped $199 for a MotoActv last week. Yet, I’ve unexpectedly found myself wearing it every minute of the day since I bought it. Why? It’s essentially equal parts FitBit health tracker, iPod Nano(s aapl) and exercise tracking app.

Strava for iOS and Android: Gold medal app or a bust?

As a daily runner, I use mobile tech to track exercise so I can learn more about what training methods are working compared to those that aren’t. Strava Run, for both iOS and Android, is a mobile application I recently tested. Is it a winner?