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The 39 stunningly obvious reasons why Nike is exiting the wearables market

Do we really need to spell this out for you? OK, gather around. We'll make this short.

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Where R U now? iPhone texts come to Glass

iPhone users can soon have notifications for texts appear in their Glass displays.

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Wearables sales tripled in a year—and will grow 500 percent by 2018, study says

Research firm IDC says simple activity trackers are leading the charge, while face computers like Google Glass will face slower adoption.

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Nest tells users to disable key feature of Protect smoke alarm

The Nest Wave feature could delay the sounding of an alarm in an emergency, the company said

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10 April Fools' tech gags so bizarre they might almost be true (but they aren't, sorry)

Most April Fools' Day jokes barely merit a groan, but these ten are worth a smile.

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Pebble lands in Target stores, warns of bad software update

Targets gets white plastic as a limited-time retail exclusive, but no Pebble Steel.

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Expo Notes: Glyph is the ideal mobile personal theater for Daft Punk videos

Glyph is a set of headphones, but the bar moves down over your eyes so you can see its display.

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Expo Notes: Keep everything wrapped around your finger with The Ring

Write messages, make mobile payments, and control appliances with a wave of this wearable device.

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Ouch: Fitbit Force owner files a class-action lawsuit for skin-rash problems

The wearables company has already issued a full recall of its activity-tracking wristband. And now this.

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Developer Craig Hockenberry takes a look at the rumors of an Apple smartwatch, but suggests that the company may be looking in a different direction of wearables.

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The Wello smartphone case puts health data in the palm of your hand

It looks like a regular smartphone case. But Wello is embedded with a plate containing sophisticated sensors that can detect vital signs as you hold your phone.

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Moov is the activity tracker that also coaches your activities

Correct your form, avoid injury, and actually improve with actionable data that goes so far beyond how many steps you took.

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Fitbit is recalling its Force activity-tracking wristbands after verifying skin rash issues

Whether the wearable irritated your skin or not, you can collect a full refund.

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Forget smartwatches: Cuff’s smart jewelry is wearable tech that women might actually wear

Meet CuffLinc. It provides simple notifications and security alerts via stylish bracelets and pendents.

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Report: Fitness band maker Basis is floating an acquisition to anyone who will listen

Packed with advanced sensors, the Basis B1 band could help juice Apple's portfolio. Or Google's. Or Samsung's. Or Microsoft's.

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