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How developers are making apps for an Apple Watch they haven't seen yet

Early Apple Watch apps will be simple extensions of iPhone apps, but developers are chomping at the bit to add more features.

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Watch this space: Apple is about to fill all the holes in the Apple Watch story

Details like what it'll cost and how long it'll last are important, but the big question remains, simply, why.

Apple Watch: 3 big questions Apple still needs to answer

Ahead of Apple's March 9 event, we preview the Apple Watch reveal.


Pebble Time gets its Steel variant, with a bigger battery to match

If you didn't like the look of Pebble's new smartwatch, a stainless steel version will set you back just $70 more.

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Apple Watch will start your car one day, Tim Cook says

Apple's CEO shares new details about the wearable's capabilities in the weeks leading up to its launch.

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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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Spring forward: Apple will take the wraps off Apple Watch at March 9 event

We expect to see more features, new apps, and pricing details at Apple's big Watch event.


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.


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.


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.


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.