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Apple Watch and Android Wear: Same destination, different paths

The more we learn about the Apple Watch, the less it seems like a complete departure from the existing wearable market.

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Hints of Apple Watch apps emerge with WatchKit launch: Simplicity, 'light' interactions

Apple stresses simplicity and quick interactions as it opens the floodgates for third-party smartwatch apps.

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Expect the Apple Watch to launch next spring

Apple needs time to build out a smartwatch app ecosystem so you’ll actually want to buy one.

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Fitbit gets fancier with Charge activity trackers, fitness-focused Surge 'super watch'

The fitness tracking heavyweight resists the race to the bottom with three new devices, including one with smartwatch features.

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Hands-on: Pebble gets a boost with lower price and new firmware

App shortcuts and better fitness tracking make Pebble a solid smartwatch on the cheap

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Apple Watch leans on the iPhone for app management and heavy lifting

A hands-on report reveals a few new details on Apple's first smartwatch

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Apple Watch is about more than technology: It's fashion

From the name to the materials to the anticipated premium prices, Apple's wearable is staking its claim as a luxury item, not just an iPhone for your wrist.

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Hands-on with Pebble Firmware 2.5; iOS 8 users get better notifications

A small tweak to notifications makes the Pebble smartwatch much more useful. And there's new compass support too.

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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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