Wearable Tech

AMPY MOVE Wearable Motion Charger
REVIEW

AMPY MOVE Wearable Motion Charger

Ampy promises to generate power from your everyday movement, but it just doesn't deliver the goods.

1.5 stars Editors' rating on February 8, 2016
1 star User rating out of 1 vote

MSRP: $99.00

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Samsung Gear S2 3G
REVIEW

Samsung Gear S2 3G ( AT&T, Dark Grey)

Samsung's cellular-enabled smartwatch adds some interesting features to the Gear S2, but it's just not easy or useful enough to justify the extra expense.

3 stars Editors' rating on February 8, 2016
4 stars User rating out of 5 votes
Motorola Moto 360 Sport
REVIEW

Motorola Moto 360 Sport ( black)

The Moto 360 Sport offers no compelling justification for you to buy it versus one of the many competing dedicated smart running watches.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on January 15, 2016
Skechers Game Kick 2
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Skechers Game Kick 2

Parents, teachers and anyone who uses public transport rejoice: Kids can now play loud games with flashing lights direct from their shoes, thanks to Skechers.

MSRP: $65.00

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Daqri Smart Helmet
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Daqri Smart Helmet

The Daqri Smart Helmet for uses augmented reality to show its industrial workers what to do.

Pricing not available

​Hexoskin Smart Shirt
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​Hexoskin Smart Shirt

The Hexoskin Smart can track daily activities and measure heart rate, breathing rate, and more. It's also compatible with a number of popular fitness apps and devices.

MSRP: $399.00

Omron Healthcare Blood Pressure Monitor
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Omron Healthcare Blood Pressure Monitor

This gadget from Omron Healthcare is worn around your wrist, displays the time, tracks your steps -- and monitors your blood pressure, too.

MSRP: $200.00

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Misfit Specter
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Misfit Specter

How big is the market for high-end fitness headphones? Misfit's willing to gamble.

Pricing not available

Razer Nabu Watch
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Razer Nabu Watch

This watch has two batteries: one to tell the time, and another for step tracking and notifications.

Livall Bling Bike Helmet
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Livall Bling Bike Helmet ( road)

Light-up bike helmets keep you safe and play tunes while you cycle.

Under Armour Record HealthBox
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Under Armour Record HealthBox

Fitness band plus smart scale plus heart-rate chest strap equals an expensive package.

Garmin Varia Vision
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Garmin Varia Vision

The new wearable from Garmin gives you heads-up information on performance data, turn-by-turn directions and smartphone notifications.

Alcatel Onetouch CareTime
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Alcatel Onetouch CareTime

The Alcatel CareTime lets children phone home with a single button press, and can notify you if they stray.

MSRP: $120.00

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Healbe GoBe 1.2
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Healbe GoBe 1.2

The next model of the wearable fitness tracker makes the same extraordinary claims about calorie tracking as the original, but now with a brand new design.

MSRP: $249.00

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Mio Slice
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Mio Slice

Mio's fitness tracker includes a new Personal Activity Intelligence metric that favors heart-rate intensity over step count to help you live a healthier life.

Pricing not available

Apple Watch 2
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Apple Watch 2

Will the sequel to the original Apple Watch help move wearables further into the mainstream?

Pricing not available

Breitling Exospace B55
EDITORS' TAKE

Breitling Exospace B55

A traditional watch meets some phone-connected smart features. We try one on our wrist.

MSRP: $8,900.00

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Fossil Q Founder
REVIEW

Fossil Q Founder ( stainless steel)

The Fossil Q Founder looks nice from a distance, but it's not the best Android Wear watch -- and, there are better options for prospective smartwatch buyers.

3 stars Editors' rating on December 12, 2015
Guess Connect Smartwatch
REVIEW

Guess Connect Smartwatch ( blue, 45mm)

The Guess Connect's mix of traditional analog watch and digital smart features is a muddled compromise that falls short of the mark.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on December 7, 2015
Misfit Shine 2
REVIEW

Misfit Shine 2 ( carbon black)

The Shine 2 is a decent fitness tracker that's waterproof and vibrates, dogged by a fatal flaw: it just won't stay on our wrist.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on December 6, 2015
4 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Garmin vívosmart HR
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Garmin vívosmart HR ( black)

The Garmin Vivosmart HR does fitness and heart rate tracking just about as well as the Fitbit Charge HR while adding smartphone alerts, too, all in a compact package.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 4, 2015
Sony FES Watch
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Sony FES Watch

While the likes of Apple and Samsung are bringing out high-tech smartwatches, this Sony device goes the opposite way, stripping the wristwatch down to its essentials.

Samsung Gear VR
REVIEW

Samsung Gear VR ( 2015)

The Gear VR is the best virtual-reality gadget you can buy right now, and a great way to jump into the world of VR gaming and entertainment -- just make sure you own a compatible Samsung phone first.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 20, 2015
3 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock
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Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock

Apple's come up with an alternative solution to the charge cable that comes with the Apple Watch.

Pebble Time Round
REVIEW

Pebble Time Round ( 20mm, Black with Nero Black Leather)

Pebble's newest round, thin watch takes the Pebble formula and shrinks it to a stylish design, but gives up battery life and some app support in the process.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 5, 2015
2 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Microsoft Band 2
REVIEW

Microsoft Band 2 ( large)

Microsoft's slowly improving fitness band remains seriously ambitious, but it still lacks the better battery life and helpful daily coaching needed to justify its price.

3 stars Editors' rating on October 29, 2015
2 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Samsung Gear S2
REVIEW

Samsung Gear S2 ( dark gray)

Samsung's newest smartwatch reinvents itself with a whole new look and feel to create one of the best-designed wrist gadgets around -- but it still lacks the apps to set it above the competition.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 19, 2015
2.9 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Moov Now
REVIEW

Moov Now ( stealth black)

The Moov Now helps beginners interested in working out take a step in the right direction, but you'll need to keep your smartphone handy to use it and overcome some quirks.

3 stars Editors' rating on October 15, 2015
2.7 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Lumo Run
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Lumo Run

These running shorts go deeper than distance and pace -- they actually know how your body moves when you hit the track.

MSRP: $149.00

LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE
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LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE ( AT&T, space black)

LG's new Watch Urbane Second Edition smartwatch has a high-res round display, GPS and even phone calling and data capabilities.