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wearables

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Are Samsung's Gear wearables priced to fit?

The prices have been announced: the Gear 2 is $299, while the Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit are $199. Now, which one will you buy?

By Mar. 20, 2014

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Wearables set for explosive growth, study shows

Although wearable device shipment volumes will reach just 19 million units in 2014, that figure will grow to 111.9 million in 2018, according to IDC research.

By Apr. 10, 2014

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Steve Matteson: Fonts in the time of wearables (Q&A)

CNET spoke with Monotype's creative type director, Steve Matteson, to discuss the challenges of designing fonts for ultra-small user interfaces, including wearables.

By Apr. 7, 2014

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Intel used ARM chips in wearables demos at CES

The semiconductor giant has been pushing its processors for use in smartwatches and other devices, but it used chips using rival architecture for some of its prototypes.

By Jan. 17, 2014

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Google's Pichai touts wearables SDK, 'APIs for hardware'

At South by Southwest, the head of the Android and Chrome teams touches on a wide variety of topics, including how Google plans to reach the next billion uses.

By Mar. 9, 2014

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Google to launch SDK for Android wearables in two weeks

Android chief Sundar Pichai likens the evolution of wearable devices to the smartphone revolution during a panel discussion at SXSW.

By Mar. 9, 2014

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Samsung reveals Galaxy S5 with new wearables

At Mobile World Congress, Samsung debuts the Galaxy S5 with fingerprint and heart-rate sensors, Gear 2 smartwatches, and the health-focused Gear Fit. But Samsung's not the only one this week showing off smarter wristbands.

By Feb. 24, 2014

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Samsung reveals Galaxy S5 with new wearables

At Mobile World Congress, Samsung debuts the Galaxy S5 with fingerprint and heart-rate sensors, Gear 2 smartwatches, and the health-focused Gear Fit. But Samsung's not the only one this week showing off smarter wristbands.

By Feb. 24, 2014

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The future of wearables: 8 predictions from tech leaders

Top executives from ARM, Broadcom, Intel, Freescale, MediaTek, and Qualcomm weigh in on what's ahead for the market.

By Feb. 3, 2014

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Google smartwatch: Will it be an 'iPhone moment' for wearables?

By tying its prospective smartwatch to its Now virtual assistant, Google may give its wearable a reason to exist, and by extension, give the public a reason to rally behind a still unproven device.

By Oct. 30, 2013