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IBM's wearables hub could get you out of the hospital faster

Researchers at IBM have developed a hub for wearables that can gather information from multiple devices and share it with a doctor, potentially cutting down on the time patients need to spend in a hospital.

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Google crams machine learning into smartwatches in A.I. push

Google is bringing artificial intelligence to a whole new set of devices, including Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches and the Raspberry Pi board, later this year.

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One more time: An LTE smartwatch is a stupid idea

"Look, ma: I've got a gigantic awkward phone on my wrist!"

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Welcome to the next generation of wearables

Wearables are not just for athletes anymore. At CES 2017, a host of innovative and useful technology was on display; we showcase some of the best.

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Fitbit to lay off 6% of its work force, cut expenses after soft holiday sales

Fitbit announced cost reductions and layoffs of 6% of its global workforce after experiencing softer-than-expected holiday demand for fitness trackers.

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What Android Wear 2.0 needs to be a hit

Google's upcoming smartwatches are going to have to deliver a "wow" experience to make Android Wear a hit.

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Why Apple will make smart glasses

Instead of making unfashionable smart glasses, Apple will make fashionable glasses smart.

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'Hey Siri, why don’t you have an offline mode?'

As Apple's 'intelligent assistant' gets welded inside even more products, the time has come to introduce a proper offline mode.

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6 ways the digital-physical blur is affecting your money

The banking industry as well as the high-tech industry is continuing to experiment with the art of the possible, particularly around the digital-physical blur of payments and redesigned business processes. After more than 65 years of...

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69% off Phaiser BHS-730 Bluetooth Sweatproof Sport Earbuds, Magnetic - Deal Alert

8mm Speakers combined with Bluetooth 4.1 create super accurate HD sound with powerful bass. The bullet-shaped Comply T-400 M memory foam tips provide Total Isolation from external noise.

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What will be Apple’s next hit product?

The iPhone is 10 years old, and it may be time for Apple to release a new hit product. Could one of these inventions replicate the iPhone’s game-chaging success?

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13% off Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate + Fitness Wristband - Deal Alert

Make every beat count with Fitbit Charge 2-the all-new heart rate and fitness wristband built for all-day, workouts and beyond. PurePulse continuous heart rate makes it easy to maximize workouts, better track calorie burn and get a...

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Panasonic offers a flexible battery for wearables

Panasonic has developed a flexible lithium ion battery for use in wearable devices that maintains its electrical characteristics even after repeated bending.

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20% off Spigen 42mm Apple Watch Case and 2 Screen Protectors - Deal Alert

For the ultimate protection against drops and scratches, Spigen has invented the Rugged Armor case for your 42mm Apple Watch. Case comes with 2 screen protectors and is currently listed for just $11.99, 20% off its list price.

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Hands on with Launchboom's do-everything wearable, Pinn

This little wearable includes earbuds, a selfie button, and a screen to display incoming smartphone notifications.

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Piq Robot Blue is a boxing companion that won't fight back

Wrap this wearable device around your wrist to get real-time stats on the power of your punches.

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Google Assistant coming to TVs, smartwatches and cars

Google Assistant will be available soon on Android TVs, with plans to offer the virtual personal assistant on car infotainment systems and smartwatches as well.

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Why would anyone use Digital Crown on an iPhone?

I don’t think so

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