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wrist-worn computers

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Finally, a fitness tracker you wear on your head

The latest wearable gadgets from Israel-based LifeBeam include a hat and visor that track heart rate, calories and other data fitness nuts care about.

By November 11, 2014

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Big-screen iPhones, iWatch start the clock on Apple's 'amazing' product spree

CEO Tim Cook has promised for more than a year that Apple will bring out new products and step into new categories. At this week's event to talk up larger-screen iPhones, fans are hoping he'll finally deliver the next big thing -- a wearable device.

By September 7, 2014

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How Apple's iWatch can succeed where others have failed

Apple's expected wearable should finally be debuting next week. Here's how it could have an edge on anything that came before.

By September 5, 2014

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Wrist-worn computer packs beaucoup functions

The Zypad WR1100 is tough, lightweight, modular, and wearable. Features include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, GPS navigation, an electronic compass, and a fingerprint sensor.

By March 12, 2009

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Meet Android Wear's amazing smartwatch ancestors (video)

Think Android Wear is a new concept? Pah! Tech companies have been trying for decades to make wrist-worn computers a thing. CNET's mini-doc series Adventures in Tech reveals the craziest attempts at smartwatch success.

By June 16, 2014

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Adidas Fit Smart wearable strips down to make its run

The sportswear giant has a new no-frills activity tracker more practical than it is powerful. The goal is to succeed not on the merits of what it can do, but on the clarity of what it's not.

By July 9, 2014

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Wearable tech will keep failing -- until we can't live without it

Revealed at the Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco: the "dirty little secret" of activity trackers and smartwatches is that they're still not worth it.

By July 10, 2014

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Why Android Wear faces a tougher fight than you think

Tech companies have been trying to make smartwatches happen for decades. Luke Westaway argues that Google has a mountain to climb to make Android Wear the Next Big Thing.

By July 4, 2014

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Scary or cool? Directors can track how that film makes you feel

Behind the scenes: What happens when you wear a biosensor to the movies? CNET's Stephen Shankland traveled to Cannes to find out.

By June 19, 2014

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Apple's next iPad to be unveiled on 22 October

Apple is making an announcement on Tuesday 22 October -- probably trumping Nokia and Microsoft in the process.

By October 9, 2013