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The first day of summer is just around the bend and if you're wanting to shed a few pounds before hitting the beach, a fitness band is a good way to turn that motivation into action. But which of the many different ones available should you go with? One of our favorites is the Microsoft Band 2, especially when it's marked down for sale like it is right now. Every so often, Microsoft and its partners slash the price of its wearables. Back in February, Dell was selling the Band 2 for $199 and tossing in a free $75 e-gift card to sweeten the pot. Not long after, Microsoft and Best Buy were offering the Band 2 for $175, though the sale ended before Easter Sunday in March. Now two months later, it's... Read more...
Microsoft made a splash in the wearables market with its original Band device, and then followed that up with the Band 2, a fancier and more feature rich version of the original. The second iteration is one of the best fitness wearables on the market, and it just got a little bit better courtesy of a new update. One of the biggest issues with wearables is battery life. It's the nature of the beast when you're dealing with a small and lightweight gadget, so rather than roll with bigger and heavier batteries, manufactures have to get creative. Microsoft's done that with its newest update by enabling a new GPS Power Saver mode. According to Microsoft, you can squeeze an additional four hours out... Read more...