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Smartwatches must respect the women's market, watch company executives say

Women's watches comprise about 35 percent of the traditional luxury wristwatch market, yet the consumer electronics companies are sticking to a tech-nerd aesthetic.

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This is what luxury watch executives think of your 'cheap, plastic-designed' smartwatch

TAG Heuer's CEO says smartwatches look like ‘cheap wrist computers’ but won’t rule one out. Top brass from Citizen and Bulova are almost as critical, but have kind words for Moto 360 and Pebble.

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Apple poaches TAG Heuer sales director, presumably to help launch mythical iWatch

Evidence mounts that an Apple smartwatch is coming. Just don't expect it to be labeled "Swiss made."

Anova Precision Cooker makes sous vide cooking a snap

Even if you've never head of sous vide before, you'll like how easy the Anova is to use and how delicious its recipes are.

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Soundhawk is a wearable for your ear that fine-tunes all the world's noises

When's the last time you actually heard a conversation in a noisy restaurant? SoundHawk wants to help you cut through the din to hear what matters.

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FreeWavz wireless earphones use medical-style sensors to record heart rate data

Here's another ear wearable that tracks your heart rate. But FreeWavz is completely wireless, and uses a pulse oximeter for improved accuracy.

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Former Apple executive Jean-Louis Gassée offers up a thoughtful critique of the current state of Apple smartwatch rumors, running down the questions that still need to be answered.

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The 10 most likely sensors in a 10-sensor Apple smartwatch

Once you begin counting up the sensors, it's actually quite easy to get to 10. But you can forget about a blood-glucose sensor outright.

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A 10-sensor iWatch says Apple's smartwatch will be nothing like Android Wear

If a recent report proves true, we'll see Apple announce a wearable expressly designed for health, wellness and quantified-self data collection.

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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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