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Ouch: Fitbit Force owner files a class-action lawsuit for skin-rash problems

The wearables company has already issued a full recall of its activity-tracking wristband. And now this.

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Wearing Apple

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Developer Craig Hockenberry takes a look at the rumors of an Apple smartwatch, but suggests that the company may be looking in a different direction of wearables.

DO NOT USE: Boggio

Reflx Labs’s Boogio wants to make any shoe a smart shoe by using a sensor insole and 3D accelerometer. Target markets include gaming and diagnostics.

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The Wello smartphone case puts health data in the palm of your hand

It looks like a regular smartphone case. But Wello is embedded with a plate containing sophisticated sensors that can detect vital signs as you hold your phone.

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Moov is the activity tracker that also coaches your activities

Correct your form, avoid injury, and actually improve with actionable data that goes so far beyond how many steps you took.

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Keep tabs on loved ones with the I'm Tracer GPS tracker

The Tracer has GPS and a SIM card that works with more than 500 carriers around the world, making it ideal for family vacations or solo adventurers who want to let people know that they're doing OK.

Samsung announces a Galaxy of products at Mobile World Congress

Melissa Riofrio looks at Samsung's latest releases -- the Galaxy S5 plus a new smart watch and a fitness band.

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Fitbit is recalling its Force activity-tracking wristbands after verifying skin rash issues

Whether the wearable irritated your skin or not, you can collect a full refund.

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Forget smartwatches: Cuff’s smart jewelry is wearable tech that women might actually wear

Meet CuffLinc. It provides simple notifications and security alerts via stylish bracelets and pendents.

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Report: Fitness band maker Basis is floating an acquisition to anyone who will listen

Packed with advanced sensors, the Basis B1 band could help juice Apple's portfolio. Or Google's. Or Samsung's. Or Microsoft's.

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Meet Cuff, wearable tech that crosses the gender gap

CuffLinc provides simple notifications and security alerts via stylish bracelets and pendents.

How Jawbone's $250 million infusion could shake up the fit-tech wearables space

What, do you think Jawbone will be using its new pile of money for Bluetooth headset R&D?

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Flower Power can help keep your plants from dying on the vine

This gadget can monitor everything -- from how much sunlight your plants are getting to the amount of moisture in the soil

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5 ridiculous things Apple is more likely to make than an Android phone

Woz told Wired that Apple should release an Android phone. Woz, we love you, but that's crazypants.

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Apple can't run from its own job listing as iWatch evidence builds

Evidence of a health- and fitness-focused iWatch mounts as Apple posts and then removes a job listing for "User Studies Exercise Physiologist."

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Hands on with 'Advanced Sleep Analysis,' the new REM sleep-tracking feature from Basis

New Android and iOS apps will share REM sleep data for users of the B1 and Carbon Steel Edition Basis bands.

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Steve Wozniak visits Xiaomi in China, endorses its products

Wozniak was invited on a speaking engagement to help inspire the company's engineers.

Google buys Nest for $3.2 billion

Google is snapping up Nest, the company that makes connected smoke alarms and thermostats which you control from mobile phones.

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Prepare your body parts for more! 24 wearables to watch in 2014

Manufacturers are primed to release so many smartwatches, smartglasses, and activity trackers that you'll quickly run out of enough body parts to support them all.

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