Don't-Miss Gadget Stories

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Every built-in Apple Watch app, ranked best to worst

Some feel a little more 1.0 than others, but you're stuck with all 20 whether you like 'em or not.

Apple Watch review: The good, the bad, and the ugly

The Apple Watch excels as a fitness tracker and remote control, but it's hampered by app loading times and home screen clutter.

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Apple Watch review: Beautiful form, frustrating function

The Apple Watch's little annoyances are harder to ignore than the iPhone's, iPad's, and Mac's, because you're wearing them right on your wrist.

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Alcatel Onetouch Watch review: A cheap smartwatch with training wheels

If the Apple Watch is just too expensive and Android Wear somehow offends you, you may dig Alcatel's $150 smartwatch response. Just prepare for compromises.

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Legion Meter review: Check up on your USB chargers

This little gizmo gives you real-time stats on both your device's battery and the power output of your charger.

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Tile review: Would you pay $25 a year to find your keys (maybe)?

Tile's pretty neat, until the battery dies and you have to buy a replacement.

on greenbot.com

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LoopPay CardCase review: The best mobile payments system aside from Apple Pay

And even people who can use Apple Pay may still appreciate LoopPay's wider availability.

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Basis Peak review: This is the band to buy if you obsess over heart-rate and sleep tracking

The real-time heart-rate tracking isn't perfect, but it comes close. And with automatic sleep tracking and an improved industrial design, the Basis Peak is much better than its predecessor.

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Runtastic Orbit review: The activity tracker that only a Runtastic fanatic could love

It's not pretty or even cheap, but this serviceable activity-tracking wristband offers special data-syncing with the Runtastic Pro mobile app.

on techhive.com

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Netatmo June review: You won’t feel burned by this UV-sensing wearable

June pairs with an iPhone app to warn you about sun exposure, so you can cover up or put on sunscreen before it's too late.

on techhive.com

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Cricut Explore review: Make precision cuts for your arts and crafts

The explore is a cutting machine for do-it-yourself projects.