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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

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Apple Watch as fitness tracker: Putting Activity and Workout through their paces

With an Apple Watch on your wrist, you won't need a run-of-the-mill step-counting band.

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Podcast: Apple Watch is in the house, along with iFixit's CEO

Glenn and Susie talk about the Apple Watch's weird launch, and iFixit CEO Kyle Wiens drops by to discuss ripping one apart at the seams.

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Tattooed Apple Watch owners report sensor troubles

If you have a swatch of black ink tattooed on your wrist, your Apple Watch might have trouble sensing your skin.

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Pebble seeks to tap the Chinese market

Pebble's CEO isn't worried about Apple Watch, claims the two companies are targeting different consumers.


Apple Watch gets dunked and drilled, but comes out strong in durability tests

The watch went for a swim and was attacked by sandpaper, impressing most who put it through the torture tests.

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Report: Apple Watch Sport display outperforms the Watch and Watch Edition

If display quality is important to you, you might want to consider the Watch Sport over the Watch or Watch Edition.