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Keeping your iPhone dry during a bike ride

If it looks stupid, but it works, it isn't stupid. [Photo credit: James A Artis]...

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RFLKT and Runmeter: It's basically Pebble for your bike

People love the idea of the Pebble watch. It's an iOS-compatible display that sits on your wrist, so your iPhone can stay in your backpack, purse, or pocket. It's a great way to keep light track of your notifications, and what's going on in your life. It is, however, not a particularly good...

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FreeWheelin helmet system delivers noise-resistant Bluetooth audio

Richard Solo's FreeWheelin audio system (US$150 street price) allows you to add stereo speakers to your bike helmet. As the picture to the right shows, it consists of three small boxes that use a high-powered variant of Velcro to mount to the helmet's back and sides. It's about as dorky looking...

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Horn Bike: the bike-mounted passive amplifier for iPhone 4

My favorite way to get around in London is cycling. And everyone knows that an iPhone with its GPS is a cyclist's best friend while navigating a city. But the drawback to cycling with an iPhone is obvious: if it's held in your hand you're going to A.) drop it eventually, or B.) fall off your...

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iPhone and Exercise: What apps do you like?

For the most part, I've been disappointed with iPhone fitness applications. I'm not talking about Nike+ but rather the third party apps found in the Health & Fitness section of the App Store. Apps that track your routes tend to be battery-killers (not really their fault, more due to the way...

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