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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.