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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.

Meet Ollie, 3 times faster than Sphero and tuned for tricks

It can still teach your kid a little about robotics, but Ollie is mostly about driving as fast as you can.

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Look but don't touch: Apple wearable won't ship until 2015, report says

A September announcement seems likely, but a 2014 launch doesn't

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Report: Apple wearable on track for September debut

Fitness and home controls could play a big role in Apple's latest gadget

Android Wear watches at IFA: Handicapping Asus, LG and Motorola wearables

New Android Wear smartwatches from Asus, LG and Motorola will be directly hinged to Berlin's IFA trade show in early September. Jon Phillips riffs on what to expect in Episode 13 of Wearables Right or Wrong?

50 Cent's headphones will measure your heart rate

Biometric headphones that measure your heart rate will be out later this year from SMS Audio.

Apple’s Healthkit trademark doesn’t tell us jack about its smartwatch plans

The Timex Ironman One GPS+. Pebble's new smartwatch colors. Apple's immaterial trademark protections. Jon Phillips tackles them all in Episode 12 of Wearables Right or Wrong?

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Flir One first look: Shooting thermal imaging pictures of the new MacBook Pro

It turns out that when Macworld Lab is testing the new $2499 MacBook Pro, it's a good time to try out a nifty new thermal imaging camera for the iPhone.

Bose sues Beats over headphone patents

Headphone maker Bose has launched a patent-infringement lawsuit against rival Beats Electronics, which Apple recently agreed to acquire in a $3 billion dollar deal.

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Want an Apple watch? Just 3D print one

All right, so it's really just an iPod nano with a 3D printer-produced wristband. But it beats waiting for Apple to set a release date.

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TrewGrip wants to change how you type on your mobile device

We first spotted this flipped-around mobile keyboard at CES. Now we've gotten a chance to try out a prototype before the finished version arrives this fall.

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Will the TrewGrip keyboard strike the right key for mobile users?

TrewGrip takes a traditional QWERTY keyboards, splits it in two, and flips it around so you can touch type on your mobile device. We put a prototype of this mobile keyboard through its paces.

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Apple gets patent for 3-year-old smartwatch design labeled 'iTime'

The patent is for a wrist-worn gadget that has a touchscreen and can communicate with a smartphone

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Turtle Shell waterproof Bluetooth speakers offer long battery life, durability

Short of being submerged, the speakers can handle a dousing and still crank out the music over Bluetooth.

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Activity tracking goes to the dogs with Whistle

Whistle offers accurate tracking and fast charging, but there are durability issues.

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Wearables Right or Wrong? Smartwatches and traditional watches will never merge

In Episode 8 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips riffs on Apple's not-so-luxurious iWatch plans, the opposing goals of smartwatches and wristwatches, and vexing Android Wear navigation.

on techhive.com

Wearables Right or Wrong? Smartwatches and traditional watches will never merge

In Episode 8 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips riffs on Apple's not-so-luxurious iWatch plans, the opposing goals of smartwatches and wristwatches, and vexing Android Wear navigation.

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Smartwatches must respect the women's market, watch company executives say

Women's watches comprise about 35 percent of the traditional luxury wristwatch market, yet the consumer electronics companies are sticking to a tech-nerd aesthetic.

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This is what luxury watch executives think of your 'cheap, plastic-designed' smartwatch

TAG Heuer's CEO says smartwatches look like ‘cheap wrist computers’ but won’t rule one out. Top brass from Citizen and Bulova are almost as critical, but have kind words for Moto 360 and Pebble.

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Apple poaches TAG Heuer sales director, presumably to help launch mythical iWatch

Evidence mounts that an Apple smartwatch is coming. Just don't expect it to be labeled "Swiss made."