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Apple Watch Series 2 review: Pretty close to perfect

The second-generation Apple Watch is a fitness fanatic’s dream, with swim workouts, GPS, and fast-loading apps.

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Fitbit Charge 2 review

The top three reasons why Charge 2 is Fitbit’s best activity tracker yet.

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Fitbit Charge 2 review: This activity tracker goes the extra mile

With notifications, deep breathing, sleep tracking, and heart rate monitoring, the Charge 2 has everything you could want in a tracker.

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Mingis on Tech: The iPhone 7, Apple Watch 2 -- and the gadget guy!

After a quick update on the latest Apple news, it's time to get a gander at the gadget guy's latest goodies -- just in time to prepare for the upcoming holiday shopping season.

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Mingis on Tech: The iPhone 7, Apple Watch 2 -- and the gadget guy!

After all the Apple-centric news of late , it's time to get gander at the gadget guy's latest goodies in time to prep for the holiday shopping season.

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A high-tech shirt made for speed

Worn by racing driver Tony Kanaan, this high-tech shirt from NTT Data and Toray provides his crew realtime measurements of his body during a race.

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Smartwatches are big, pricey -- and ugly

Most of the 1,500 survey respondents set a maximum of $200 for a smartwatch -- and nearly half haven't bought one yet.

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Apple Watch keeps tickin' as long as fitness freaks take a lickin'

Apple has refocused its smartwatch on the fitness market, a move prompted by the recognition that the broader definition it has used was not making the grade.

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Hiding in plain sight: Apple is still an innovator

Though this week's big Apple event felt 'light' in terms of headline-grabbing hardware, it's clear the company is still moving forward.

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When A.I. whispers in your ear all day

Every great leader is surrounded by trusted advisors. For the rest of us, there's artificial intelligence -- delivered wirelessly over devices like Apple's new AirPods.

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Apple Watch Series 2 offers glimpse of smartwatch future

The lessons Apple learns will be instructive for other smartwatch makers and will shape how all types of wearable gadgets evolve in the next 20 years.

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Mingis on Tech (Apple edition): To iPhone 7 or not?

Clearly, the iPhone 7 represents an evolutionary upgrade from the iPhone 6S. But does it evolve enough to tempt our intrepid Apple-centric executive news editor?

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Apple takes iPhone to 7, Watch to 2, headphone jack to 0

Apple executives today rolled out the company's latest smartphones, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, as well as the company's next-generation smartwatch.

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Fossil aims to make smartwatches fashionable

Fossil showed off its second generation smartwatch, the Q Marshal, at IFA in Berlin.

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Samsung Gear S3 Classic and Frontier -- big watches with big changes

Samsung announced two new smartwatches at IFA this year: the Samsung Gear S3 Classic and Frontier. While the two devices are mostly the same, they do sport some important differences, between each other and their predecessor, the Gear...

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29% off Huawei Stainless Steel Smartwatch with Black Suture Leather Strap - Deal Alert

Inspired by the classic designs of luxury watches, with cutting-edge technology, the Huawei Watch redefines what we’ve come to expect from a smartwatch.

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Apple slates Sept. 7 for iPhone 7 introduction

Apple will host an event Sept. 7 in San Francisco, where it will unveil its newest iPhone smartphones.

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Google Glass strikes back

Mocked and shunned by society for wearing Google's dorky face upgrade, Google Glass fans were right all along.

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