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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?

Parrot MiniDrones are equipped to hover, race and float on water

A new generation of drones is smaller and more affordable, but has serious drawbacks.

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DisplayMate: Less reflective Apple Watch Sport is easier to read in bright sunlight

DisplayMate's shootout found the Apple Watch's sapphire crystal reflects more ambient light than the Ion-X glass on the Apple Watch Sport, making the expensive watch's display appear washed out in comparison.

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Disney gets sick of selfie sticks, bans them from its parks

The ban takes effect at Disneyland and Disney World—and at Disney's Paris and Hong Kong locations—next week.


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AppleCare+ offers easier battery replacements for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and more

Apple device owners can get their iPhone, iPad or Watch replaced if it stays below 80 percent battery capacity.

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Apple Watch 2 may stand on its own with Wi-Fi chip and FaceTime camera

Waiting for the next-generation Apple Watch doesn't sound like a bad idea if these new features are any indication.

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Rough Apple Watch sales estimate: 2.79 million units

Apple's off to a much stronger start than its smartwatch rivals, at least according to a third-party estimate.

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Trick out your Apple Watch with these 20 third-party bands

Sick of the Sport and can't afford the Milanese Loop? Try a band not made by Apple.

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It's time: Apple Watch now available at the Apple Store

You can still reserve a Watch online, but you can make the actual purchase in person, shortening wait times.


Apple Watch Time Travel vs. Pebble Time: Just how big a rip-off is this?

WatchOS 2 borrows liberally from Pebble's chronological data stream, but with some big differences in execution.


Pebble Time pre-orders start June 22, exclusive to Best Buy

After a well-funded Kickstarter campaign, Pebble's real test begins as it takes its next smartwatch to retail.