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Jon is the Editor-in-Chief of PCWorld, Macworld, Greenbot & TechHive. He's been covering all manner of consumer hardware since 1995.

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Ring Video Doorbell review: The gadget that makes crooks think you never leave home

Ring provides home security through a video peephole, letting you see who's at the door whether you're inside the house or 100 miles away.

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Meet Roust, the social network that gives political nuts a safe place to troll

If you're sick of political posts clogging up your Facebook news feed, send your "friends" over to Roust, where impolite discussion is encouraged.

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Moov Now is a $100 fitness wearable that does what Apple Watch and Fitbit cannot

Moov's latest wristband offers six months of battery life, real-time coaching feedback, and support for swimming, cardio boxing, and bodyweight workouts.

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PicoBrew Zymatic review: Making great craft beer in a cloud-connected appliance

It doesn't make beer on demand, but the Zymatic does remove friction from home brewing by grabbing recipes online, and automating complex steps.

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Batteriser is a $2.50 gadget that extends disposable battery life by 800 percent

Count the number of alkaline batteries in your house. Now consider replacing those batteries eight times less often. If Batteriser delivers, it could be a game changer.

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Review: Voyce is the wellness monitor for dogs that makes wearables vividly relevant

Stepping beyond simple activity and sleep tracking, Voyce records heart and breathing rates to build a comprehensive view of your dog's health over time.

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Basis adds style upgrades and new software features to its Peak activity tracker

Because even hardcore, fitness-focused wearables need to keep up their appearance.

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The $300 Cur wearable may literally be the answer to all your pain and suffering

Cur takes time-tested TENS technology, and puts it on a simple patch to block pain signals at their source.

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The Fitly SmartPlate may not be quite as dumb as other smart tableware

Using optical recognition and weight sensors, the Fitly SmartPlate promises to tell you exactly how much protein, carbs and fat you're eating in every meal. But will it really work?

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Deep inside the smart Swiss watches that challenge Apple Watch with analog panache

Hands on with activity-tracking luxury watches from Frederique Constant and Alpina. They'll record step and sleep data, and last more than two years on a single built-in battery.

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Alcatel Onetouch Watch review: A cheap smartwatch with training wheels

If the Apple Watch is just too expensive and Android Wear somehow offends you, you may dig Alcatel's $150 smartwatch response. Just prepare for compromises.

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TAG Heuer has a smartwatch plan and it's full of dials, designs and ideas

One of Switzerland's most revered luxury brands is joining the smartwatch party—just one year after its CEO told us, "I don’t see us taking a big risk."

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The Apple Watch is flirting with feature bloat, putting sublime simplicity at risk

Can a neverending list of features thrive on a 390-pixel display? Not when so many of those features have been borrowed from stumbling smartwatch predecessors.

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Apple Watch starts at $349 for 38mm Sport, while gold Edition model starts at $10K

Yes, you will pay extra for 42mm large-sized Apple Watches, but rumors of a $20,000 gold Edition model proved untrue. Pre-orders begin April 10.

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Swiss luxury watchmakers reveal the horological smartwatch, a direct response to gadgety wearable crap

Frederique Constant, Alpina and Mondaine will be the first manufacturers to release watches powered by MotionX step and sleep tracking. And the watches looks fantastic.