See It Mentioned Above Fitbit Versa (rose gold/peach) See It Comment The first Versa’s battery lasts between three and four days, but only seven hours while playing music. The Versa comes in black and peach versions, while the Lite comes in white, lilac, marina blue, mulberry and charcoal. The Versa sequel will be available Sept. 15, the report said. Fitbit said in an emailed statement it doesn’t have news to share just yet. “We appreciate the interest and excitement around new Fitbit products,” the spokesperson said. “We are constantly working on new devices to help people live healthier lives.” Originally published Aug. 15, 2:04 p.m. PT. Update, 3:25 p.m.: Adds statement from Fitbit. 52 Photos 3:45 More on fitness trackers $199 5 reasons why fitness trackers don’t guarantee you’ll… Now playing: Watch this: See it $169 Fitbit’s new lineup: Versa Lite, Inspire, Inspire HR and Ace 2 How To • Apple Watch 3 vs. Fitbit Versa: Which smartwatch should you buy? $159 11 tips and tricks for your new Fitbit Versa Fitbit Charge 3 vs. Versa: Which is the best fitness tracker? Share your voice Mobile Wearable Tech Walmart Abt Electronics Fitbit Versa News • Fitbit Versa Lite and Inspire HR cost $160 or less CNET may get a commission from retail offers. See It 1 The Fitbit Versa Lite launched earlier in 2019. Sarah Tew/CNET Update, Aug. 28: The Fitbit Versa 2 did indeed launch. Original story follows.The Fitbit Versa 2 is reportedly launching next month and could include features like Alexa voice commands, more than four days of battery life, music storage and Fitbit Pay capabilities. Citing leaked marketing for the rumored next-gen fitness tracker, Android Central reported Wednesday that the gadget will also come with a microphone and 24/7 heart-rate monitoring. The first Fitbit Versa was priced at $199 and came out in April 2018, while the budget-edition Fitbit Versa Lite launched earlier this year for $160. The two fitness trackers are now priced at just $170 and $130, respectively. Review • Fitbit Versa review: Giving Apple Watch a run for its money $169 Dell Tags Fitbit Alexa
Hello everyone, how are you? Let all of us say it together! `Rain, rain, go away, please come back another day!’ Terrible situation!Yes, our summer is here and we have a lot of free concerts, outdoor festivals and fundraisers going on in Baltimore and other parts of Maryland. It is so exciting! I just love this time of the year. I have been invited to do book signings at many of them. I sure hope I see you.Phil Butts Big Band (Courtesy Photo)Nazarene Baptist Church, 1201 Harford Avenue in Baltimore. Pastor Alphonzo Davis invites everyone to join them at their “Family and Friends Day” on June 10, at 3 p.m. Dress code: African attire. Chairperson is Carolyn Richardson.Dance Baltimore presents, “Dance Day,” on June 24, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. This is a fundraising event for the Local Dance Community at the Eubie Blake Cultural Center, 847 N. Howard Street. Four floors, indoors/outdoors, mini classes of Hip Hop, Hot Hula, Modern, Jazz, African and Fitness. Food and vendors are included.Davon Fleming (Courtesy Photo)Check this out! I am hosting a luncheon for seniors and their family and friends called “Bangin’ with the Boomers” (The Young at Heart), on June 14, from noon- 3 p.m. at the Promenade DanceSport facility, 2605 Lord Baltimore Dr. in Windsor Mill. It is a fundraiser given by Times Community Services, a non-profit organization raising funds for underprivileged young boys. The afternoon will include a full buffet lunch, live entertainment by international recording artists along with Captain Fly & Friends, DJ spinning oldies, but goodies music, there will be dancing, line dancing and hand dancing, door prizes, vendors for your shopping pleasure, bring your own deck of cards and play pinochle, spades, bid whist, etc. This event will not only be for a good cause, but I get a chance to meet many of my Senior Citizens who read my column every week, but never get a chance to go out to a safe place. My plans is to do this the second Thursday every month. It also gives me a chance to meet my readers and fans in person while at the same time you are having fun. So pick up the phone and call “Rambling Rose” at 410- 833-9474 for your ticket.Darrell McFadden and The Disciples (Courtesy Photo)Another fundraiser coming up is the Enterprise Women’s Network (EWN), which is a group of women dedicated to improving the quality of life of low-income women and children in Baltimore. They support educational enrichment for children and better housing opportunities for their families. A signature program of the EWN is the mentoring program at William Pinderhughes Elementary/ Middle School in Sandtown -Winchester. The program helps girls and boys build self-esteem, make healthy choices, develop strategies to address problems and achieve academic and life success. Their fundraiser will take place on June 14 at 6 p.m. at Brown Center at MICA, 1301 W. Mt. Royal Ave. For more information call 410-241-6884.Oh my goodness, I am out of space and out of time. Remember if you need me, call me at 410-833-9474 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Until the next time, I’m Musically Yours.