Adidas pushes fitness bands to a new level

The miCoach Smart Run Watch from Adidas packs in an MP3 player, GPS, and a heart-rate monitor. Plus, Windows 8.1 arrives and Facebook loosens privacy settings for teenagers.

CNET Update keeps track of fitness trackers:


In this episode of Update:

- Get the overview of the feature-packed Adidas miCoach Smart Run Watch coming out in November, which competes with the Nike+ FuelBand SE fitness-tracking wristband.

- Find fitness motivation in lower-cost wristbands, including the Fitbit Force for $130, and the Fitbug Orb for $50.

- Check out the full review of the Windows 8.1 update, which is free to download for current Windows 8 users.

- Be aware that Facebook changed its privacy settings to give teenagers the power to share posts publicly.


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