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In paralysis, finding freedom via brain-wave tech

ALS patient and advocate Eric Valor is part of an experimental project to test out a brain-wave-reading headset, technology that could one day give paralyzed people more independence.

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Interface designer Todd Hamilton released an iWatch mock-up in January 2014, showing the world what an Apple watch-wristband combo might look like.

4 'iWatch' alternatives Apple could unveil on Sept. 9

Apple may show off a wearable device at its September iPhone event. But don't call it an iWatch just yet. Here's what else Apple watchers say the company could be cooking up.

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Wear next for wearables? in CNET UK podcast 401

Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of wearables, from watches to woolly wares. The team look forward to the big trend at this year's IFA.

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The Lumo Lift is a compact wearable fitness tracker for your posture

This magnetic tracker clips to your clothes to track your movement and posture throughout the day and sends that data to your iPhone.

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Before Apple's big event, Samsung and LG tease new smartwatches

Perhaps Samsung and LG are worried Apple might reveal an iWatch? Both companies promote updated smartwatches -- the Samsung Gear S and the LG G Watch R -- even though each just launched new models last month.

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Samsung's Gear S smartwatch adds a SIM card slot for 3G connectivity

Samsung's newest addition to the Gear smartwatch range features a SIM card slot for connectivity on the go.

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Real smartwatches have curves: LG to unveil rounded G Watch R at IFA

At IFA 2014, LG will launch its G Watch R smartwatch, complete with a 1.3-inch circular display.

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Apple Computer co-founder Steve Wozniak.

Apple co-founder Woz calls wearables 'a hard sell,' wants bigger screen

Steve "Woz" Wozniak thinks Apple is poised to take wearables to the next level. But unlike smartphones and tablets, wearables may prove a tougher sell to consumers -- including him.

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SHORE's facial recognition technology has been designed to help identify emotions, gender, and age -- but not identity.

Google Glass tech can see how you feel

A Germany research institution adapts its facial recognition software for Google Glass, but promises to keep the data out of the cloud.

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Some conservative Russian Orthodox find Apple's logo a little too naughty.

Apple wearable rumored to debut with iPhone 6 in September

Apple will debut a wearable device alongside the September 9 iPhone launch, says a new report. But the question remains whether this will be the unveiling of the so-called "iWatch."

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A smart hearing aid that works with your iPhone

A 'smart' hearing aid that built to work directly with your iOS device via Bluetooth.

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Asus provides a rough look at what to expect for IFA next month.

Asus teases design for upcoming smartwatch

Slated to arrive on September 3, the Asus smartwatch could be the most affordable Android Wear watch yet.

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