Smartwatches

The latest on smartwatches including news, analysis, research, how-to, opinion, and video.

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IoT is going to kill your smartphones

I haven't used my phone for a week now, and I haven't missed it

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Intel pursuing new chips as it plots a wearables future

Intel also is developing new chips for wearables like Curie, which will be smaller and faster, and enable sleeker wearables.

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Three easy to use activity trackers

CIO contributor Jim Martin tries out three of the easier to use fitness trackers for those who want something that doesn't require a steep learning curve.

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37% off Garmin Forerunner 225 GPS Running Watch with Wrist-based Heart Rate - Deal Alert

Know your zone with Forerunner 225 -- the first Garmin GPS running watch with wrist-based heart rate. Tracks distance, pace and heart rate. Also features activity tracking which counts steps and calories all day. A built-in...

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Apple joins Wireless Power Consortium, charging up iPhone 8 rumor

Apple has joined the consortium behind the Qi wireless charging system, a variant of which is used to charge the Apple Watch

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Smartwatches wear out their welcome at Motorola

The company won’t be making time for -- or smartwatches with -- Android Wear 2.0

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13% off Garmin Forerunner 920XT White/Red Watch With Heart Rate Monitor Bundle - Deal Alert

The Forerunner 920XT with advanced features including running dynamics, VO2 max estimate, live tracking and smart notifications is currently discounted 13%, for a limited time, on Amazon.

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Android Wear 2.0 delayed to 2017, Developer Preview 3 out now

The first really huge update to Google's watch platform is taking a little longer than expected

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Apple dumps Watch 'innovations' for the tried and true

Apple's WatchOS took unique approaches to app interactions, forcing users to learn something new. WatchOS 3 dumps them in favor of familiar behaviors it should have had all along

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iPhone 7, Apple Watch 2, and Mario: everything from the Apple event

The iPhone 7 is saying bye to the headphone jack, you can now take your Apple Watch swimming, and the 16GB iPhone is dead.

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iPhone 7: No headphone jack but dramatically overhauled cameras

Water resistance is the other new capability in this year's minor iPhone update

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Fossil's Q Marshal smartwatch

This big, chunky device is a second-generation smartwatch from Fossil.

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29% off Huawei Stainless Steel Smartwatch with Black Suture Leather Strap - Deal Alert

Inspired by the classic designs of luxury watches, with cutting-edge technology, the Huawei Watch redefines what we’ve come to expect from a smartwatch.

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Best Deals of the Week, August 8-12 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 18th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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Best Deals of the Week - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.

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34% off Pebble Time Smartwatch - Deal Alert

Pebble Time lets you act now, reflect on the past, and look into the future - and do it all for up to 7 days on a single charge. Includes Pebble Health, a built-in activity and sleep tracker with daily reports and weekly insights....

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7 Android features from Google I/O that Apple should borrow

Why Cupertino should take a hint from Google's latest updates to Android N and Android Wear

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Fitness watch faceoff: Fitbit Blaze vs. Fitbit Surge

Which Fitbit is a better all around fitness watch, Blaze or Surge? How does each option compare to the popular Apple Watch smartwatch? This hands-on video answers these questions and more.

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