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wearable

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Google X chief admits that 'wearables are tough'

The head of the Google division that makes Glass talks about the challenges of wearables, and why putting a computing device on your body is "a big ask."

By 9 October 2014

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Apple Watch most exciting wearable on the horizon, consumers say

A new report pegs Apple gadget as the most exciting upcoming entrant in the wearable tech race. But getting consumers to purchase and continue wearing these gadgets will prove pivotal.

By 21 October 2014

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Microsoft's wearables game plan: How a fitness band fits in

Microsoft isn't going the Smartwatch 2.0 route with its rumored fitness band. Instead, the company has a more targeted and cloud-connected wearables game plan, sources say.

By 21 October 2014

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Soundhawk hearing amplifier is a 'wearable with a purpose'

An in-ear gadget that doubles as a Bluetooth headset can be customized to your distinct hearing profile to amplify sound and drown out background noise.

By 24 June 2014

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Will.i.am plies a new wearable, says Apple rules (Q&A)

The Black Eyed Peas frontman talks about the new device he launched Wednesday, and shares his thoughts on Apple and Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine.

By 16 October 2014

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will.i.am launches new wearable but do not call it a watch

Black Eye Peas front man and entrepreneur will.i.am is joining the wearables craze with Puls, what he calls a smart "cuff" with a sim card. CNET's Brian Tong chatted with will.i.am about creating his new device, what he learned at Beats and how he hopes to inspire young people.

By 16 October 2014

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Regulate your body's temperature with this wearable bracelet

Intel "Make it Wearable" finalist Wristify is a personal cooling and heating device that you wear on your wrist.

By 10 October 2014

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Wearables that are changing lives

Brian Cooley looks at technology that really connects to your body, beyond Google Glass or Apple Watch. It's called an epidural stimulator.

By 8 October 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 059: Wearable drones, invisibility cloaking, and realistic cars on Rainbow Road

On today's show, we check out a wearable drone named Nixie, watch realistic cars race the Nintendo 64 version of Rainbow Road, discuss a flexible phablet for your wrist, and learn more about Rochester University's invisibility cloak lenses.

By 30 September 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 059: Wearable drones, invisibility cloaking, and realistic cars on Rainbow Road

​We're loving this "invisibility cloaking" from Rochester University; apparently, you can recreate this effect with off-the-shelf lenses, but the university hopes to apply the technology to things like getting surgeons' hands out of the way during procedures. It's not quite Harry Potter, but it's still pretty cool.

By 30 September 2014