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wearables

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Google's Android Wear software will let you leave your phone at home (if there's Wi-Fi)

The search giant announces a handful of new features, including new capabilities that make a watch run independent of a phone, all ahead of the Apple Watch's launch on Friday.

By April 20, 2015

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Here's what you can do on the Apple Watch without your iPhone

Apple Watch all alone: what can it do? Not a lot -- it's mainly an iPhone accessory -- but there are some key things that it can handle on its own.

By April 18, 2015

Review

Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is the most ambitious, well-constructed smartwatch ever seen, but first-gen shortfalls make it feel more like a fashionable toy than a necessary tool.

By April 8, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 8, 2015
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The 10 gestures you need to know for the Apple Watch

Find apps, pay for things on the go and find your way around Apple's advanced new watch: here are the key ways to navigate on it.

By April 20, 2015

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Moore's Law is the reason your iPhone is so thin and cheap

Intel co-founder Gordon Moore's observation 50 years ago set the groundwork for self-driving cars on the road and computers in our pockets today.

By April 16, 2015

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The trick for wearables' success is all in the wristwear

Thanks to the Apple Watch, the wearable-gadgets market is poised to soar, says IDC.

By March 30, 2015

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Runcible 'wearable' pocket smartwatch (pictures)

What if smartphones weren't rectangles, but circles? A California-based startup is thinking outside sharp corners to introduce an "anti-smartphone" gadget.

11 Images By February 26, 2015

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11 surprises I learned about the Apple Watch

Apple's new watch has some secrets and some quirks you may not know about. Here are the most interesting tidbits I've found over my time wearing one so far.

By April 11, 2015

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How to navigate the Apple Watch in 10 helpful moves

Two buttons, a microphone and a force-sensitive screen: here are the ways to make the Apple Watch do things quickly and efficiently.

By April 20, 2015

Review

Garmin Vivoactive

The ultraslim design and laundry list of features can't overcome the buggy software. Once Garmin fixes these problems, the Vivoactive could be a good product, but until then, there are better options available.

By April 20, 2015

2.5 stars Editors' rating April 20, 2015