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Take another look at wireless charging

The convenience and utility of wireless power is becoming hard to ignore.

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Enterprise smartwatch use is catching on

In the latest example of a trial, Samsung Galaxy S3 smartwatches are helping janitors do timely restroom cleanups while restaurant servers receive alerts when customers arrive or need service

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7 ways Apple Watch is already in the enterprise

Apple Watch is already in use in a variety of different enterprise implementations, even before it becomes truly smart

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15 Apple Watch tricks you’ll want to use

From talking to Disney characters to a love affair with Force Touch, Apple Watch users will find something in here.

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iPhone slow down hints Apple’s transition has begun

The fact that Apple has already told us what it plans next appears to be passing many industry watchers by. Potentially that’s because they are so fixed on their own world view they can’t actually hear what Apple is saying.

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Motivate the women who motivate you. Add some extra inspiration to Mother's Day and get up to 50% off select gifts, plus free 2-day shipping when you spend $50 or more.

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After early hype, smartwatches slowly emerge with enterprise uses

A market for enterprise-use smartwatches is slowly emerging, being led by the Apple Watch.

Fitbit: One explodes, data from another used to charge husband with wife's murder

A woman claimed her Flex 2 exploded and left her with second-degree burns. Police are using data from a murdered woman's Fitbit to disprove her husband's alibi and charge him with her murder.

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Researchers build a microprocessor from flexible materials

Researchers have built a primitive microprocessor out of a two-dimensional material similar to graphene, the flexible conductive wonder material that some believe will revolutionize the design and manufacture of batteries, sensors and...

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Video: ZTE's first Android smartwatch is here

The Quartz runs on Android Wear 2.0 and has built-in 3G and Google Assistant, but requires you to take your wallet: Android Pay is not supported.

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Android Wear 2.0 delayed again, but for how long?

If you've been patiently waiting for Android Wear 2.0, you will have to wait a little longer.

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Augmented reality gets a second life in manufacturing

Although augmented reality may not have gotten very far in the consumer market, the technology is getting a second look in the manufacturing sector.

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Tim Cook's 'iOS Everywhere' plan is coming together

(Taps AirPod): “Hey Siri, resize image five on my Mac, adjust it to black and white, convert it to JPEG, and then email it to Emma”.

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'Hearables' and clothing to grow fastest in wearables market, IDC says

Devices that double as clothing or get worn on the ear will grow the fastest of all wearables in the next five years, market research firm IDC said.

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Augmented reality: Next-gen headsets show business promise

Augmented reality, which adds data to your environment, could be the next important business technology.

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Levi's and Google's smart jacket -- price, release date and what it can do

Google and Levi's have teamed up to make a smart jacket. Here's what it can do.

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Samsung mulls iris scanners on smartphones to log into Windows PCs

Soon, your Samsung phone may be able to recognize your iris and log you into your Windows PC.

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Note to self: Stop taking notes!

Artificial intelligence makes scribbling or typing notes and reminders obsolete. Talk and the notes just happen.

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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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