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Pebble Time: The smartwatch darling gets color, voice, and a new Kickstarter

Pebble's first color smartwatch takes a page from Google Now, with a “timeline” view that tells users what's coming up next.

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Let's hope this leaked image isn't really the next Pebble smartwatch

A mystery smartwatch image pops up on Pebble's website, and it looks, well, interesting.

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Pebble could be counting down to a color smartwatch

New Pebble hardware and software are reportedly on the agenda for next week as the company teases a big announcement.

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Despite Apple and Facebook's latest plays, virtual reality has a long way to go

Who will spur virtual reality headsets to mainstream adoption? The odds are on Facebook.

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Apple Watch might fall short on the fitness front

Apple reportedly wanted its wearable to be more health-focused than the finished product.

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Mattel's iconic View-Master becomes a VR headset

If you've tried Google Cardboard and are over the age of 30, you've probably noticed some parallels to those old View-Master stereoscopes. Now, Mattel is embracing the comparison.

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For counting steps, smartphone apps do as well as fitness trackers

Researchers found that fitness apps and wearable devices are equally accurate at this task.

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Swatch's smartwatch is coming soon, but don't expect a powerhouse

Swatch plans to have an answer when the Apple Watch arrives this April, though a full-blown wrist computer seems unlikely.

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Amazon may buy some RadioShack stores to establish a physical presence

RadioShack doesn't have a lot going for it, but it's network of more than 4,000 U.S. retail locations is finding interest from other companies looking to expand their online presence.

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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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Buying a Pebble watch? Beware of obsolescence as new software platform looms

Pebble is more popular than ever with 1 million units sold, but may change directions with new hardware and software.

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Jawbone opens a Marketplace to show that it's more than step counter

The new online store offers smart scales, home automation devices, and even a pet tracker with hooks into Jawbone's own fitness bands.

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Apple Watch starts shipping in April, Tim Cook confirms

It's not an exact date, but we're getting close to Apple Watch's launch.