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Apple Watch tidbits: One-day battery life, but a smart anti-theft trick

A couple more details on Apple's first smartwatch are falling into place.

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Apple Watch vs. Android Wear: A reality check

The first Apple smartwatch doesn't bury Google's efforts, but it shows the way forward

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What you need to know about Apple Watch, Apple's attempt to remake wearables

Now that Apple's smartwatch is finally a real product, it's a perfect time to detail exactly what we know, and what key details are still under wraps.

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Three Apple Watch features that will make you think differently about smartwatches

Not impressed by the parade of wearables you've seen so far? Neither is Philip Michaels. But after laying hands on the Apple Watch, he saw a trio of features that make Apple's forthcoming gadget a pretty compelling piece of wristwear.

Clockwise: iPhone and Apple Watch, live from Cupertino

Our four participants attended Apple's iWatch and iPhone 6 event and are now ready to discuss it! Dan and Jason talk Apple's latest with Philip Michaels and Serenity Caldwell.

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We go up close with the new Apple Watch

Apple's smartwatch won't arrive until early 2015, but we had a chance to get our hands on one at Apple's iPhone 6 press event.

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Apple introduced the Apple Watch at an event in Cupertino, California, on September 9, 2014

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Meet Apple Watch, the new Apple smartwatch with a clever new navigation scheme

Apple's new $350 wearable supports mobile Apple Pay payments and a raft of health and exercise features. But its most novel feature may be the "Digital Crown" navigation interface.

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Look but don't touch: Apple wearable won't ship until 2015, report says

A September announcement seems likely, but a 2014 launch doesn't

Android Wear watches at IFA: Handicapping Asus, LG and Motorola wearables

New Android Wear smartwatches from Asus, LG and Motorola will be directly hinged to Berlin's IFA trade show in early September. Jon Phillips riffs on what to expect in Episode 13 of Wearables Right or Wrong?

Clockwise Podcast: Big iPhones, not-so-smart watches, Kickstarter and T-Mobile

Do we want bigger iPhones? What makes a "smart watch" truly smart? Is T-Mobile CEO John Legere's act running thin, or is it an act at all? Is Kickstarter completely broken when it comes to marketing tech products? We attempt to answer these questions and more, with special guests Jon Phillips, Philip Michaels, and Susie Ochs.

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Apple’s Healthkit trademark doesn’t tell us jack about its smartwatch plans

The Timex Ironman One GPS+. Pebble's new smartwatch colors. Apple's immaterial trademark protections. Jon Phillips tackles them all in Episode 12 of Wearables Right or Wrong?

Smartwatches and activity trackers have serious abandonment issues

Some 33 percent of all wearable owners stop using their gadgets after six months. Jon Phillips tackles smartband attrition rates, the ugly Runtastic Orbit, and Android Wear's one-month report card in Episode 11 of Wearables Right or Wrong?

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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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Wearables Right or Wrong? Android Wear redefines the smartwatch

In Episode 7 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips sets his crosshairs directly on Android Wear, Google's new OS designed just for wrist wearables.

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Five new ways Google is taking on Apple

At its I/O developer conference, Google announced a slew of new products and technologies. But these five are targeted most directly at Apple.