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Why I stopped wearing a smartwatch

I used to wear a smartwatch every day. Now, I can't even remember the last time I put one on.

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Faith in fake Apple Watch news industry falls 71%

An IDC non-story story about estimates and contextual integrity

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Fitbit eyes smartwatch maker Pebble for its IP

Fitness wristband maker Fitbit is said to be close to a deal to acquire smartwatch maker Pebble, mainly for its intellectual property.

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15% off Garmin vívosmart HR+ Regular Fit Activity Tracker - Deal Alert

Turn your steps into strides with vívosmart HR+, the GPS activity tracker with Elevate wrist heart rate technology. Not only does it count steps, calories, floors climbed and intensity minutes, it also uses GPS satellites to track...

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How Apple Watch can help you lose the Thanksgiving flab

Now you have access to the kind of personalized biometric technology only Olympian athletes used to enjoy.

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Computerworld's holiday gift guide 2016: Top-notch tech for $150 or more

Part 1 of our annual holiday gift extravaganza rounds up premium tech gear your family and friends will love, from great-sounding audio equipment to the latest wearable devices and more.

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Computerworld Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Wonderful Wearables

If you're looking for a great holiday gift, here are five wonderful -- and wearable -- new devices.

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5 great Apple Watch accessories

As the holiday season looms, I put together a collection of some better Apple Watch accessories.

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Apple said to be eyeing wearable AR glasses

Apple is working on wearable digital glasses that would connect to the iPhone and show content in the wearer’s field of vision, according to a news report.

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Where are the wearables you wear elsewhere?

The vast majority of wearables are biometric wristwatches, measuring mostly heart rate and bodily movement. Here are some alternative gadgets.

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65% 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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Why 'invisible smart glasses' are the perfect wearable

Dozens of companies promise conspicuous, bulky and expensive smart glasses. But the best idea is regular glasses that are smart.

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Is the smartwatch market tanking or on a long, slow climb?

Analysts disagree drastically over the health of the smartwatch market. Some say the market is tanking, while others say there are favorable signs and predict healthy smartwatch shipments and sales in coming years.

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Review: The Huawei Fit joins the crowd of fitness watches

The Huawei Fit is that company's latest entry into the U.S. market, and is a nicely-designed, lightweight fitness watch with a good range of features. But that may not be enough to compete.

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Gartner's top 10 near-term predictions for tech

Among Gartner's 10 predictions for the near term are a fast move to augmented reality, the decline of mobile apps, and a major shift away from web browsing to voice interaction.

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Deep dive: The Apple Watch Series 2 delivers on last year’s promise

This year’s Apple Watch Series 2 surpasses the previous model by addressing many first-generation flaws.

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Fitbit Flex 2 review

Fitbit's newest wearable is ideal for fashionistas and swimmers.

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Panasonic has a technology for transmitting data by human touch

Panasonic has developed a data transmission system that can exchange information through human touch.

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