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Source: Apple's iWatch will hit production in July with 2.5-inch display, wireless charging

Lending credibility to the spate of iWatch rumors, Reuters references anonymous sources saying Taiwan's Quanta will mass-produce the mythical smartwatch.

Wearables Right or Wrong? It's good for Apple that Tim Cook isn't masterminding the iWatch

In Episode 6 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips riffs on iWatch development, wearables at Google I/O, and a breathing monitor that should never have been made.

Wearables Right or Wrong? It’s good news for Apple that Tim Cook isn’t masterminding the iWatch

In Episode 6 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips riffs on iWatch development, wearables at Google I/O, and a breathing monitor that should never have been made.

Wearables Right or Wrong? It makes perfect sense to ban Google Glass from movie theaters

In Episode 5 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips passes judgement on smartwatches that look like normal watches, gender equality in wearable design, and whether Google Glass should be banned from theaters.

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Apple's health-focused wearable is coming in October, sources say

Apple is gearing up for as many as 5 million units a month, says one far-east Asia source.

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Wearables Right or Wrong? Apple just missed its big iWatch opportunity

In Episode 4 of his weekly video segment, Jon Phillips riffs on Sony's Smartband, Google's latest high-fashion Glass frames, and the Apple iWatch that never materialized.

Prep Pad is the smart scale that adds balance to your meals

Prep Pad pairs with your iPad to show you how each ingredient affects your meal's nutrition.

Wearables Right or Wrong? Samsung Simband is solid fit tech

In Episode 3 of his weekly video segment, Jon Phillips digs into Samsung's Simband, Fitbit's market share, and the heartbreaking disappointment of augmented reality smartglasses.

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Skylock prevents theft while letting you share your bike

The smartest bike lock on the block pairs with a smartphone app for security, sharing, and even crash detection.

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Parrot's Bebop Drone is your fisheye in the sky

The latest smartphone-controlled flying machine is all about shooting HD video in midair.

Reading List: Were you really expecting an iWatch or new Apple TV at WWDC?

Re/Code reports that Apple won't unveil a new wearable or set-top box at June's developer conference, Angela Ahrendts starts work at Apple, and Apple may be hiring a guy who's an expert at reading your pulse in your ears.

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Meet SCiO, the handheld scanner that IDs the molecules of food and pharmaceuticals

Using the same technology once found only in professional labs, this spectroscopic wonder can suss out a vast range of molecular structures—for just $150 a pop.

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Nod is a gesture-control ring that aims to make your finger the ultimate input device

Wave your hand to control a brave new world of connected devices. That's the Nod promise. But do you really need another wearable in your life?

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Apple's Cook on new products: 'Take the time to get it right'

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In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company is closer than it has ever been to releasing products in an entirely new category.

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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Phantom drone outfitted with new camera, more stability

DJI's Phantom 2 Vision Plus quad-copter has improved battery life, a 1080p camera and a three-axis gimbal for stable shots while flying.

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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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