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Basis adds style upgrades and new software features to its Peak activity tracker

Because even hardcore, fitness-focused wearables need to keep up their appearance.

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Report: Apple has big plans in store for Apple Watch and Apple TV

From Find My Watch to glucose-tracking, Apple wants its watch to do it all.

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Staff Picks: Our favorite ways to use the Apple Watch

How Apple's newest gadget is making a difference in our lives so far.

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Podcast: Beta think twice, it's all right

Glenn and Susie discuss whether it's smart to put betas of iOS and OS X on your everyday devices. Plus, we praise our experience with the new MacBook and gripe about early Apple Watch apps.

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The $300 Cur wearable may literally be the answer to all your pain and suffering

Cur takes time-tested TENS technology, and puts it on a simple patch to block pain signals at their source.

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Apple Watch stands up to extreme water submersion in new tests

The watch isn't as delicate as Apple would have you believe.

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As the Apple Watch goes, so does the smartwatch market

If the Apple wearable device fails, consumer sentiment towards all smartwatches could turn toxic

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Podcast: Reviewing the Apple Watch on performance, not potential

Glenn, Susie, and Caitlin all have their Apple Watches...and plenty of opinions about them. We praise some things, complain about others, and try to explain what it all means for you.


Oculus Rift's consumer model will launch in early 2016, after Valve's VR headset

Oculus has been busy wrapping up ecosystem support for the Oculus Rift, but the delay may cost it the crucial first-to-market status for the fledgling field of VR.



Pebble Time on track for May shipping, but with some features missing

Pebble's second smartwatch clearly isn't the typical Kickstarter project, given that it's actually going to ship on time.

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Get ready to personalize your Apple Watch with Apple-approved bands

Apple just released guidelines for accessory-makers to follow for Apple Watch bands.


Apple admits that tattoos can confuse Apple Watch sensors

Apple's support documents now warn that certain tattoos can cause problems with with heart rate readings.

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What can your Apple Watch do without your iPhone?

The Apple Watch relies on the iPhone for a lot of tasks, but not everything. Take it for a run, pump some tunes, and buy a smoothie at Whole Foods—no iPhone required.

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Faulty taptic engines reportedly hinder Apple Watch production

Apple is depending on one supplier for all its taptic engines, according to the Wall Street Journal