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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.

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Apple wants its cars in production by 2020, report says

Bloomberg says Apple wants a car on the assembly line within five years. The company is certainly hiring automotive brainpower aggressively.

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Pixie is a 'Location of Things' key-fob doohickey that helps you find all your things

Pop these bad boys on things you need to catalog, track and locate. You can then hunt for lost items with an augmented reality app.

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The super-thin ThinOptics reading glasses slip inside their own smartphone case

These insanely lightweight and durable readers grip your nose, then slide right into smartphone cases when you're done.

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Quell is a wearable pain manager that stimulates your brain's natural opiates

The basic TENS technology has been around for years, but now Quell has FDA approval to bring it to the consumer market.

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Voyce, the sensor-packed wellness wearable for dogs, will ship in February for $300

Better late than never, the long-overdue health and activity tracker promises to deliver canine wellness data that not even your vet can record.

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Basis Peak review: This is the band to buy if you obsess over heart-rate and sleep tracking

The real-time heart-rate tracking isn't perfect, but it comes close. And with automatic sleep tracking and an improved industrial design, the Basis Peak is much better than its predecessor.

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KiQplan wants to do for wearables what Jane Fonda did for workout tapes

No, it's not another activity tracker. Instead, Fitbug has created a mobile platform for customized fitness regimens and workout videos.

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Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs because the Steve Jobs bio-pics must never end

But, hey, at least Christian Bale is a very good actor.

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OS X Yosemite: Macworld's complete guide to Apple's new feature-packed OS

Ever since its beta release, we've been combing through Yosemite to tease out its most useful and interesting features. Here's a guided tour through all the stories we've posted so far.

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The Basis Peak wants to be the first heart-rate monitoring wristband that isn't a joke

With a more elegant design, brighter display, and improved heart-rate sensor, the Basis Peak fitness and sleep tracker improves on the Basis B1 Band in pretty much every way.

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Meet the new Macworld staff

Times are changing, but Macworld remains committed to delivering news, reviews and how-tos about all things Apple.

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Meet Apple Watch, the new Apple smartwatch with a clever new navigation scheme

Apple's new $350 wearable supports mobile Apple Pay payments and a raft of health and exercise features. But its most novel feature may be the "Digital Crown" navigation interface.

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If Apple wants its wearable to matter to normal people, here's what an iWatch must deliver

Apple's wearable is far from a guaranteed success, but mobile payments, simple UI, and a perfectly compromised hardware design could make the iWatch the first smartwatch everyone loves.

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Runtastic Orbit review: The activity tracker that only a Runtastic fanatic could love

It's not pretty or even cheap, but this serviceable activity-tracking wristband offers special data-syncing with the Runtastic Pro mobile app.

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