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Tested: Six third-party Apple Watch bands

Tired of your Sport band, and not feeling the Leather Loop? Third-party bands to the rescue! Here’s what they're really like.

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This $9300 analog watch has an Apple Watch strapped to its back like a papoose

The worst Apple Watch accessory? Another watch.

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Supplier woes suggest Apple Watch sales aren't great

According to analyst Mark Li, sluggish shipments from one of Apple's Watch suppliers indicate that Apple's newest product isn't selling as well as expected.


Pebble Time Steel will be missing some metal for a while

Due to production problems with the smartwatch's metal band, users will only get leather bands at first.

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Amazon Launchpad store will sell goods from startups

Startups should have products that can ship immediately or within 90 days, Amazon said.

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Apple Watch lands at Best Buy on August 7, expanding the smartwatch's retail reach

Best Buy will be the first national retailer in the US, other than Apple Stores, to sell the smartwatch

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Pebble Time firmware update gives you more control over the watch's look and feel

Pebble is still working on getting its latest OS to run on older watches like the original Pebble


Apple Watch charging docks could get less clumsy with official licensing

Apple may add Apple Watch docks to its licensing program, allowing for more sophisticated designs with built-in charging pads.


Report: Apple Watch owns 75 percent of the smartwatch market

In just three months, Apple has captured the smartwatch market with 4 million units shipped, while Samsung's market share has plummeted, according to a new report.

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Podcast 466: Baby you can park my iPod

Susie's cold is finally gone, Apple put out a sweet new iPod touch, and Glenn used apps to turn his rental car into KITT from Knight Rider. Good times.

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Apple Watch owners are actually pretty pleased with the device, study shows

People who don't consider themselves techies are big fans of the Apple Watch.

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Apple overhauls iPod touch, adds new colors to iPod family

New iPods are available to order today, with a refreshed iPod touch starting at $199.

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Can your wearable's sucky battery life be saved? Maybe by streaming to a smartphone

Microsoft Research believes that the key to extending wearable battery life is eliminating writing data to and from flash memory, using a system called WearDrive.

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Health app finds Apple Watch inspires people to be more health-conscious

Hello Heart's watch users are more likely to input their blood pressure data than their iPhone-only counterparts.

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Apple Watch and fitness: A couch potato's perspective

Can wearable technology really help exercise haters get off the couch?