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Apple envisions environmental sensors for wearables

Two patent applications describe environmental and temperature sensors that could be outfitted into "wrist-watch devices" as well as other wearable gadgets.

By Apr. 24, 2014

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BlackBerry Mini Stereo Speaker

The BlackBerry Mini Stereo Speaker has an interesting clippable shape, but at a price of $99.99, other portable audio devices are a better deal.

By Mar. 28, 2013

2.5 stars Editor's rating Mar. 28, 2013

MSRP: $99.99

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Nike FuelBand’s wearable lesson not so clear-cut for Fitbit, Jawbone

Nike's decision to downsize its FuelBand division may not be applicable to other wearable tech startups. After all, not all devices are trying to rule both wrists.

By Apr. 23, 2014

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The end of fitness bands? Wearable tech feels ready to move forward

Goodbye, fitness trackers, hello, do-all smart bands? The news on Nike might be an indication on where the winds are blowing in 2014.

By Apr. 21, 2014

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Exclusive: Nike fires majority of FuelBand team, will stop making wearable hardware

The sportswear company has decided that only software has a future in Nike’s technology vision. That means cutting the FuelBand, including a slimmer version planned for the fall.

By Apr. 18, 2014

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Wearable book lets readers feel the fiction

A project out of MIT called Sensory Fiction relays characters' emotions through networked sensors and actuators worn by the reader. Will future books be yet another wearable technology?

By Jan. 28, 2014

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Chocolate-activated coat a key to wearable tech's future

Soon, we'll want to use wearable tech to express everything. Famed chocolate maker Cadbury is ahead of the trend.

By Jan. 18, 2014