The chipmaker continues its push into wearables with a new collaboration with rapper Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson's headphone company and a set of fitness-focused earbuds.
At $199.95, it's not cheap, but the sweat-resistant Powerbeats2 Wireless is both comfortable to wear and sounds good, particularly for a Bluetooth headphone.
Sweat-resistant and flexible, the Plantronics BackBeat Fit is a stereo Bluetooth headphone that's aimed at runners and gym rats.
More than a handful of consumers have complained of sweat-related damage to the workout-centric W-Series Walkman. Sony has this to say about it.
The Diamond Armor suit is encrusted with gems, repels bullets and stains, and has on-board air conditioning. A good thing, because the $3.2 million price tag will get some sweating.
The M7 chip built into the iPhone 5S adds some sophisticated fitness tracking features to Apple's newest flagship phone. Will it hurt the burgeoning wave of fitness gadgets the same way cameraphones have gutted the point-and-shoot camera market?
So many gadgets...and so many of them unnecessary. If wearable tech aims to go mainstream, it's going to have to try harder.
While in sound quality the Monster iSport Intensity earphones are a step down from the noise-isolating Immersion models, they offer good sound and a comfortable, secure fit with an open design that will appeal to folks who don't like having eartips jammed into their ears.
What would make a great smartwatch? This.
In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon highlights some new devices in the smartwatch category and discusses why this may finally be the year the gadgets take off.