1685 Results for

wearables

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One port to rule them all: Thunderbolt 3 and USB Type-C join forces

USB Type-C becomes truly universal as Intel aligns the latest Thunderbolt standard with USB's new reversible port.

By June 2, 2015

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Virtually there: How Google is readying VR for you

The search giant has a low-cost contraption made of cardboard that can turn any smartphone into a virtual reality headset. The goal: mass appeal.

By May 29, 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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Apple Watch infrequent heart rate measurements are intentional

Apple's new support page regarding its wearable's heart rate feature says the device will measure your heart rate every 10 minutes, but won't record it if you're moving.

By May 31, 2015

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LG Display's next act: A roll-up screen

The 18-inch flexible organic light-emitting diode panel can be rolled up like paper to a radius of 3 centimeters without ever affecting the display.

By June 2, 2015

Review

Pebble Time

The Pebble Time adds a few key improvements and a color screen compared to previous Pebble watches, but owners of previous Pebble watches may not see a need to upgrade yet.

By May 27, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 27, 2015

Available soon from Pebble

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Weird wearables

The odd thing about wearables is that companies actually expect you to be seen using them. These are some of the stranger wearable devices that have popped up over time.

By May 29, 2015

Editors' Take

Blocks

The modular smartwatch design lets you add extra battery life, GPS, NFC payments and more to your wearable.

By June 2, 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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Google's future fabric and gesture radar for wearables

A textile concept called Project Jacquard lets you control electronic devices via conductive yarn, while Project Soli is a tiny radar sensor to detect gestures without touching anything.

By May 29, 2015