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Fitbit Charge reportedly adds new features and addresses that nasty skin rash problem

Leaked fitness band details show a larger display and optional heart rate monitor

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Tzukuri's smart sunglasses send alerts when you've left them behind

The solar-powered beacon pings paired iPhones over Bluetooth LE, and the Kickstarter-funded project plans to launch an API to add more functions.

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Taptic, haptics, and the body fantastic: The real Apple Watch revolution

The Apple Watch isn't just a fashion statement or a fitness tracker. It could be a huge step forward for haptic technology.

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Hands-on: Pebble gets a boost with lower price and new firmware

App shortcuts and better fitness tracking make Pebble a solid smartwatch on the cheap

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Apple Watch leans on the iPhone for app management and heavy lifting

A hands-on report reveals a few new details on Apple's first smartwatch

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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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Apple Watch is about more than technology: It's fashion

From the name to the materials to the anticipated premium prices, Apple's wearable is staking its claim as a luxury item, not just an iPhone for your wrist.

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Hands-on with Pebble Firmware 2.5; iOS 8 users get better notifications

A small tweak to notifications makes the Pebble smartwatch much more useful. And there's new compass support too.

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Oculus Rift 'Crescent Bay' prototype hands-on: A VR alien waved at me and I waved back

A virtual alien waved at me and I waved back. It's that good.

on pcworld.com

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Apple Watch's privacy details under scrutiny by Connecticut attorney general

Attorney General George Jepsen is particularly concerned about the protection of health information collected by the new wearable device

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Want lithium-ion batteries to last? Slow charging may not be the answer

For the first time, scientists have examined how a battery operates on the particle level

on pcworld.com

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Apple Watch tidbits: One-day battery life, but a smart anti-theft trick

A couple more details on Apple's first smartwatch are falling into place.

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Apple Watch vs. Android Wear: A reality check

The first Apple smartwatch doesn't bury Google's efforts, but it shows the way forward

on techhive.com