by Brent Dirks
June 28, 2013
Welcome back to This Week in Accessories. For this edition, we’re highlighting three accessories that can help you make the most of any iOS device this summer.
Withings PulseWithings Health Mate app to display all the relevant data in real time. The device weighs just eight grams and is 1.69 inches long. The OLED touch screen on the front allows user to navigate through the screens and examine a 14-day history of the collected data. The built-in heart rate sensor is located on the back of the Pulse. Users place their finger on the sensor to take a reading. Since the Pulse isn’t a bracelet like the Nike+ Fuelband or Fitbit Flex, sleep tracking requires using the included wristband. After a night’s sleep, users can view precise sleep patterns and see how the amount of physical activity affects slumber. Another plus, the Pulse can go up to two weeks without being charged. A Power Save mode allows an extra 24 hours of battery life by turning the screen off. The device is charged with a standard micro-USB cable. The Pulse retails for $99.95 and can be purchased directly through Withings’ site.
PocketPlug from ProngProng’s site for $69.99.
ECOROX Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker from ECOXGEARred, orange, and black.
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Withings Health Mate