I've attended CES every year since 2008. It's usually pretty easy to pick out the big trends each year as you travel the showroom floors. In 2012, one of those trends was fitness technology. It seemed like dozens of companies -- from specialty vendors to mega corporations -- brought some sort of fitness gadget to show off. The Motorola MOTOACTV was one of the devices that impressed me -- I particularly liked the idea of a device that would play just the right song to help me power through the last leg of a run.
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