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It costs more than an Apple Watch, but LG's Watch W7 is limited on features

LG has officially announced its new hybrid smartwatch, the LG Watch W7. For $450, the new device combines mechanical watch hands with a touchscreen display. While it's powered by Qualcomm's 2100 chipset, it does come with Google's…
Emerging Tech

7 of the most unusual wearable wellness devices

The Apple Watch Series 4 may currently be the toast of the health-conscious wearables world. But there are plenty of other, more experimental wellness wearables. Here are the most intriguing.
Outdoors

Take your workout up a notch with two new fitness watches from Polar

The new Polar Vantage V and M fitness watches include improved heart rate tracking, better battery life, onboard virtual coaching, and connectivity to allow sharing workouts through social media.
Mobile

Polar improves heart rate tracking with its new Vantage wearables

Polar launched its latest lineup of devices. Known as the Polar Vantage V and the Polar Vantage M, both provide a new optical heart rate sensor, additional tracking metrics, and more.
Wearables

Apple Watch Series 4 vs. Series 3: Which should you get?

One of the most intriguing announcements at Apple's September event was the Apple Watch Series 4, which brings a sleek new design and radical health-tracking features. How does it compare to the last generation? We break them down here.
Wearables

Wearables are still in style as the global market sees solid growth

According to a recent report from IDC, the wearable market is growing -- and as is to be expected, Apple, with the Apple Watch, is at the top of the list. Currently, the company commands a hefty 17 percent of the market.
Wearables

Not on my watch: How to fix the most annoying Apple Watch problems

Have you been struggling with one or several Apple Watch problems? Here, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most common issues people are having, along with a few workarounds and fixes for dealing with them.
Mobile

Qualcomm may finally reveal a new wearable chipset on September 10

It looks like Qualcomm's next wearable chipset may be ready. The company hasn't released a chipset for wearables since 2016. Now, it has sent out press invites for what we assume is the launch of a new wearable chipset.
Wearables

The best Wear OS watches

There are a ton of different Wear OS watches out there, but which one's right for you? No matter what you're looking for from a smartwatch, here are the best Wear OS watches out there.
Wearables

Cases, stands, straps, and more: These are the best Apple Watch accessories

If you've had your eye on the Apple Watch, then you might want to consider a few handy extras -- and there are plenty to choose from. We've rounded up the best Apple Watch accessories we've seen so far.
Emerging Tech

This DIY wearable lets you see the world like a dolphin does

Lidar technology is most commonly associated with self-driving cars. This Lidar-powered wearable is a bit different, though, using the tech lets you experience life the way a dolphin would.
Wearables

Mad Huawei TalkBand is a Bluetooth earpiece worn in the ear, and on your wrist

Where should you store your Bluetooth earpiece when it's not in use. Huawei has the answer with the TalkBand B5, the latest in a line of models that combine the Bluetooth earpiece with a wrist-worn fitness tracker.
Mobile

Lumen measures metabolism, creates personal nutrition plan with a single breath

Lumen -- an Israel-based startup -- has launched a new device to help with weight management. By simply breathing into the device, users receive a personalized nutrition plan to help lose weight and achieve fitness goals.
Mobile

iBeat Heart Watch detects when you go into cardiac arrest, is now available

While many wearables and health trackers are capable of tracking heart rate, devices that can detect when there's an emergency are rare. The iBeat Heart Watch alerts first responders when there's something wrong.
Mobile

How L’Oréal designed the UV Sense to fit on your fingernail

The L’Oréal Technology Incubator is constantly finding new ways to infuse technology within beauty products. Just in time for summer, L’Oréal is releasing the UV Sense -- a battery-free wearable electric sensor that can measure your…
Outdoors

The best smart helmets are full of cool tech, and totally worth the messy hair

Helmets might be a haircut's worst nightmare but they're constantly evolving and have undergone a much-needed 21st Century makeover. Here, we've rounded up the best smart helmets currently on the market, whether you're into Bluetooth…
Emerging Tech

The creator of Internet Explorer wants to read your mind with a bracelet

The idea of controlling a computer with your thoughts sounds amazing. A New York startup called CTRL-Labs has created a non-invasive device they claim will make this an everyday reality.
Deals

The Apple Watch Series 1 has been discounted to an all-time low

Smartwatches are struggling to find their place in today's tech-saturated market, with one exception: The Apple Watch. Now, you can score a brand-new Apple Watch Series 1 for just $149 -- the lowest price we've seen yet.