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    Buyer Beware: Baby Wearables Could Be Harmful

    Doctors and government health regulators warn that wearable baby monitors could do more harm than good. Buyer Beware: Baby Wearables Could Be Harmful : Read more
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    Bloomlife Pregnancy Tracker Tells Mom When She's Really In Labor

    The Bloomlife wearable device can monitor pregnant women's contractions and let them know when it's time to go to the hospital. Bloomlife Pregnancy Tracker Tells Mom When She's Really In Labor : Read more
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    Brain-Sensing Shades Could Help Relieve Your Stress

    Those who want to meditate and focus better could benefit from Smith's Lowdown Focus glasses. Brain-Sensing Shades Could Help Relieve Your Stress : Read more
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    Samsung Just Did Something Apple Would Never Do

    Samsung is doing something with its Gear S wearables that Apple would never considering doing with its Apple Watch. Samsung Just Did Something Apple Would Never Do : Read more
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    16 New Fitness Trackers for 2017 (and When You Can Buy Them)

    A look at some of the newest health and fitness devices coming in 2017. 16 New Fitness Trackers for 2017 (and When You Can Buy Them) : Read more
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    Hyundai Displays Robotic Exoskeleton That Lets Paraplegics Walk Again

    The car company's venture into health tech can also assist factory workers and members of the military to lift heavy loads and more. Hyundai Displays Robotic Exoskeleton That Lets Paraplegics Walk Again : Read more
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    This Kids Smartwatch Could Make Nagging Parents Feel Less Guilty

    The Joy Octopus smartwatch aims to teach kids the concept of time and sticking to schedules, all without constant verbal reminders from their parents. This Kids Smartwatch Could Make Nagging Parents Feel Less Guilty : Read more
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    Wearable That 'Tastes' Skin Could Help Diabetics and Athletes

    Diabetics and athletes alike could soon be able to test their blood sugar and lactic acid levels to measure those health stats with a wrist-worn device that can virtually "taste" through the skin. Wearable That 'Tastes' Skin Could Help Diabetics and Athletes : Read more
  9. Mike Andronico

    CES 2017 Preview: 7 Tech Trends We're Excited About

    From smart home gadgets to connected cars, here's what to look forward to at the biggest tech show of the year. CES 2017 Preview: 7 Tech Trends We're Excited About : Read more
  10. mprospero

    Google to Launch Two Smartwatches Next Year

    The two flagship smartwatches will be the first to run Android Wear 2.0. Google to Launch Two Smartwatches Next Year : Read more
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    Here's Why Pokémon Go Isn't On Apple Watch Yet

    Niantic, the creator of Pokemon Go, is reportedly planning to deliver a wearable to compete with Apple Watch and others. Here's Why Pokémon Go Isn't On Apple Watch Yet : Read more
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    Good News! Your Pebble Isn't Bricked (Yet)

    Fitbit announced it would continue to support Pebble devices and services through 2017. Good News! Your Pebble Isn't Bricked (Yet) : Read more
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    Google Assistant Could Be Coming to Your Wrist Soon

    Google's acquisition of tech startup Cronologics could mean that Google Assistant will be coming to future Android Wear smartwatches. Google Assistant Could Be Coming to Your Wrist Soon : Read more
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    Suunto Spartan Ultra Review: A pricey go-anywhere GPS watch

    The Suunto Spartan Ultra is a durable watch for serious athletes, but a poor app and a lack of key activity-tracking features mean it's not worth the price. Suunto Spartan Ultra Review: A pricey go-anywhere GPS watch : Read more
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    Coach HP Smartwatch Review

    The Coach Bleecker smartwatch is a smart wearable disguised as a regular analog timepiece. Those looking for more features will be better off with the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier. Coach HP Smartwatch Review : Read more
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    What Fitbit's Pebble Acquisition Means for You

    Pebble has ceased operations after Fitbit bought it. And that could impact your Pebble watch down the road. What Fitbit's Pebble Acquisition Means for You : Read more
  17. Mark Spoonauer

    Apple Watch Breaks Sales Record, But Should You Buy One?

    Despite lackluster interest in smartwatches, the Apple Watch just had its best week of sales ever. Should you buy into the hype? Apple Watch Breaks Sales Record, But Should You Buy One? : Read more
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    10 Things Wearable Tech Can Reveal About Your Health

    Fitness trackers and pedometers are well known, but you can learn a lot more about yourself (and how to feel better) by using wearable technology. 10 Things Wearable Tech Can Reveal About Your Health : Read more
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    This Smartwatch Will Let You Track Your Kids

    This smartwatch, up for backing on Kickstarter, lets worried parents keep an eye on their kids. This Smartwatch Will Let You Track Your Kids : Read more
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    Asus Zenwatch 3 Review: Stylish Midrange Smartwatch

    Though it lacks GPS and a heart rate monitor, the affordable Asus Zenwatch 3 sports an attractive design and long battery life. Asus Zenwatch 3 Review: Stylish Midrange Smartwatch : Read more
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    This New Smartwatch Runs on Body Heat

    The Matrix PowerWatch uses thermoelectric energy to power this crowd-funded wearable, converting body heat into electricity. This New Smartwatch Runs on Body Heat : Read more
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    This Anti-Snore Armband Could Save Your Marriage

    The Anti-Snore Wearable is an armband that encourages this already-proven way to improve breathing while you sleep. This Anti-Snore Armband Could Save Your Marriage : Read more
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    Garmin, Strava Pair Up on Fitness Watch Safety Feature

    Garmin has added a new Strava safety features to certain smartwatches that lets you share location without your contacts having to join Strava's social network. Garmin, Strava Pair Up on Fitness Watch Safety Feature : Read more
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    How to Set Up and Use Your Fitbit Charge 2 (and Get in Shape!)

    15 Tips and Tricks for Getting the Most Out of Your Fitbit Charge 2 How to Set Up and Use Your Fitbit Charge 2 (and Get in Shape!) : Read more
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    Did Apple Really Just Leak a New Watch?

    Hold your horses, Apple fans. An Apple Watch Victory probably isn't in the works. Did Apple Really Just Leak a New Watch? : Read more
  26. mprospero

    TomTom Spark 3 Cardio + Music Review: Best GPS Watch

    With a built-in heart-rate monitor and storage for music, the TomTom Spark 3 Cardio + Music is the best GPS watch for those who want to track their heart rates and listen to music while working out. TomTom Spark 3 Cardio + Music Review: Best GPS Watch : Read more
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    This Twistable Battery Could Reshape Your Wearables

    Panasonic has developed a new, bendable, twistable battery and it could make it to wearable devices, clothing and possibly even phones sooner than you might think. This Twistable Battery Could Reshape Your Wearables : Read more
  28. henrytcasey

    Your Health Insurance Could Make Apple Watch A Lot Cheaper

    Health care provider Aetna is starting a new program where it will pay for a large portion of the cost of Apple Watches. Your Health Insurance Could Make Apple Watch A Lot Cheaper : Read more
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    Nike's Self-Lacing Shoes Coming This November

    Nike's new self-lacing shoes, the HyperAdapt, could be flying off shelves this November. Nike's Self-Lacing Shoes Coming This November : Read more
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    BMW Made a Shoe That Looks Like a Car

    BMW's Designworks studio paired up with Puma to make shoes out of materials used in cars. BMW Made a Shoe That Looks Like a Car : Read more
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    This Wearable Promises to Give You Lucid Dreams

    Tech startup Arenar says its iBand+ could send you into a lucid dream state, giving you a virtual reality experience without rules or consequences. This Wearable Promises to Give You Lucid Dreams : Read more
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    Could 'Unfitness' Trackers Guilt You Into Exercise?

    A new study suggests the use of fitness trackers to nudge couch potatoes into working out, but that may not be the best way to motivate the sedentary. Could 'Unfitness' Trackers Guilt You Into Exercise? : Read more
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    Withings's Stronger Steel Watch Now Tracks Heart Rate

    The Withings Steel, which looks more like a watch than a fitness tracker, is getting an upgrade, complete with a heart rate monitor and smart phone notifications. Withings's Stronger Steel Watch Now Tracks Heart Rate : Read more
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    Garmin Finally Made a Running Watch That Doesn't Look Like One

    *** UNDER EMBARGO -- LIFTS AT 7 AM WEDNESDAY 8/31 *** Garmin's Forerunner 35 features a built-in heart rate monitor, more colorful design and smartphone notifications. Garmin Finally Made a Running Watch That Doesn't Look Like One : Read more
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    This Wearable Makes the Walkie-Talkie Cool

    The Onyx tap-to-talk device from Orion Labs could replace your Bluetooth headset or old walkie-talkie. This Wearable Makes the Walkie-Talkie Cool : Read more
  36. mprospero

    McDonalds Fitness Bands Cause Grimace-Worthy Rashes

    Talk about a not-so-happy meal. The fast food chain is recalling kids' activity trackers due to possible skin irritation. McDonalds Fitness Bands Cause Grimace-Worthy Rashes : Read more
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    Magic Sunglasses Transmit Tunes Through Your Bones

    Using bone-conduction speakers, the Zungle Panther sunglasses let you blast tunes on the down low and with open ears. Magic Sunglasses Transmit Tunes Through Your Bones : Read more
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    New Dermal Piercing Turns You Into a Cyborg

    The next piece of sixth-sense cyborg technology is here, and ready to be permanently attached to your skin. New Dermal Piercing Turns You Into a Cyborg : Read more
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    The Next Selfie Stick? This Phone Necklace Shoots POV Video

    Though it might look a little bizarre, this wearable helps you turn your smartphone into a first-person point-of-view camera. The Next Selfie Stick? This Phone Necklace Shoots POV Video : Read more
  40. mprospero

    Train for a 5K with Tom's Guide and Get a Samsung Gear Fit 2

    Tom's Guide and Samsung are giving 20 readers a Samsung Gear Fit 2 to train for a 5K race. Train for a 5K with Tom's Guide and Get a Samsung Gear Fit 2 : Read more
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    Misfit Ray Review: Stylish and Simple

    Get the Misfit Ray if you want a stylish fitness tracker, but also consider the Shine 2, which has a sleeker profile. Misfit Ray Review: Stylish and Simple : Read more
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    LifeBEAM Earphones Could be Your New AI Personal Trainer

    Vi is an AI personal trainer that lives inside a pair of highly sensitive earbuds, and which motivates you to reach your fitness goals. LifeBEAM Earphones Could be Your New AI Personal Trainer : Read more
  43. mprospero

    Samsung Gear Fit 2 Review

    With GPS, a heart-rate monitor and built-in storage for music, there's a lot to like about the Gear Fit 2. However, the display can be tough to read outdoors. Samsung Gear Fit 2 Review : Read more
  44. mprospero

    Can You Trust Your Fitbit's Heart Rate?

    New research shows that Fitbit devices miscalculate heart rates by as much as 20 beats per minute, but the fitness tracker leader says the study is biased. Can You Trust Your Fitbit's Heart Rate? : Read more
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    10 Most Surprising Uses for Fitness Trackers

    From detecting pregnancy to stargazing, here are ten things you probably didn't know your fitness tracker could do. 10 Most Surprising Uses for Fitness Trackers : Read more
  46. CherlynnLow

    LG Watch Urbane LTE Review: Not Smart Enough

    The LG Watch Urbane LTE makes and receives calls and messages, and gets notifications without being tethered to your phone, but iPhone owners should wait for iOS compatibility. LG Watch Urbane LTE Review: Not Smart Enough : Read more