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wearables

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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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Apple Watch has tattoo trouble, Apple confirms

Got a tattoo on your wrist? You could find it difficult to get an Apple Watch to track your heart rate. It's all about the way the ink blocks light from built-in sensors.

By May 1, 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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This health-tracking device sniffs your farts

With the CH4 wearable, now on Kickstarter, the quantified-self movement may have just jumped the shark. Or perhaps flatulence truly is a data gold mine.

By May 1, 2015

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Microsoft HoloLens

I built my very own app for Microsoft's HoloLens -- with a lot of help, of course.

By April 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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Wearable tech that helps keep you safe

There's been an explosion of gadgets that can track your fitness, sleep and even your posture. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on a new category of wearable devices that focus on safety.

By April 29, 2015

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A Netflix Watch is the only wearable you really want

Apple Watch, Schmapple Watch. Netflix's parody ad for a Netflix Watch knows that the only thing you want to do is watch movies and TV all day anyway, so why not put the screen on your wrist?

By April 9, 2015

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Wearable metronome keeps a silent haptic beat

Soundbrenner Pulse is a wearable, watch-like device that uses haptic feedback to keep a pulsing beat on your skin.

By March 31, 2015

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Wearables at war: How smart textiles are lightening the load for soldiers

From fabric keyboards to kit that powers up when the soldier mounts up, Intelligent Textiles is one of the companies on the front line of wearable technology.

By March 11, 2015