Technology

Omron pedometer

High-tech gadgets can feel the burn

“High-tech gadgets can feel the burn”

About 35 percent of people break their New Yearís resolutions by the end of January, according to a survey by Franklin Covey, a maker of day planners and personal organizers. If yours is to get in shape, here are some tech gadgets that can help you stay on track. (Published in The San Francisco Chronicle’s Business & Technology section) ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

New headset frees runners to strive to the music

New headset frees runners to strive to the music

“New headset frees runners to stride to the music”

Runners who want to listen to music during road races have been disappointed by a ban on headphones by USA Track & Field. Now, AirDrives of San Diego is offering an alternative device thatís winning approval from some race organizers who are more concerned with drawing casual competitors than they are with pleasing the national group that qualifies elite runners. (Published in The San Francisco Chronicle’s Business & Technology section)

 

Wedding Websites

Wedding Websites

“World Wide Weddings”

Weddings are all about personalization. Wedding Web sites tailored to the bride and groom may have started out as just a fad, but they are now fast becoming standard communication for many couples. Sharing the details of the big day through your own Web site is a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way to get the word out to family and friends. (Published in The San Francisco Chronicle’s Modern Bridal special section)

Gifts for the commuter and the jetsetter

Gifts for the commuter and the jetsetter

 

“Gifts for the commuter and the jetsetter”

Tech gifts and gadgets are perfect for the commuter and the jetsetter on your gift list. Check out these top picks. (Published in The San Francisco Chronicle’s Holiday Gift Guide)