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This $4,000 titanium beauty is the ultimate square G-Shock

Casio has released the ultimate version of its popular square G-Shock watch, the MRG-B5000. We've been wearing this $4,000 model to see if it's worth the money.
March 1, 2022
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WatchOS 8 adds fun and color to the Apple Watch

You can try Apple's WatchOS 8 software on the Apple Watch now using the newly released Public Beta version. We've given it, and many of the features, a try.
July 2, 2021
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Which Fitbit should you buy on Prime Day?

Fitbit's popular fitness trackers and smartwatches are ideal to pick up on Prime Day, but which model should you choose? Here are our recommendations.
June 11, 2021
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Nomad’s new Titanium and Steel Bands are the treat your Apple Watch deserves

Give your Apple Watch a treat with Nomad's gorgeous new Titanium and Steel Bands, which are made to complement Apple's most expensive models, but work with any.
May 18, 2021
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Slim new G Steel is the ideal introduction to the G-Shock’s unbreakable watches

Consider G-Shock's G Steel watches too big and heavy? The new slim and light GST-B400 will change all that, so we tried it and its Bluetooth connection out.
May 13, 2021
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The OnePlus Watch is coming, and I’m skeptical it’ll be any good

The OnePlus Watch is coming very soon, and it has a round case and a 1.4-inch screen, but not Google's Wear OS. It's a familiar formula, but hard to get right.
March 23, 2021
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Why it’s fine the Big Bang e is a cool Hublot watch, but not a great smartwatch

Relax and take a moment to hear how I justify buying the $5,200 Hublot Big Bang e smartwatch to you (and myself) when the tech is beaten by a $300 model.
March 16, 2021
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Style-deprived fitness bands have helped cheap, ugly smartwatches to flourish

Cheap smartwatches, some as little as $40, look tempting, but don't dismiss the humble, equally cheap fitness band just because these days, they have no style.
March 12, 2021
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7 reasons you should spend $150 on a smart face mask. Yes, really

When cloth masks are so cheap, is there a reason to spend $150 on a flashy smart mask? I've been wearing the AirPop Active+ Halo Smart Mask to find out.
March 7, 2021
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We’re into 2021 and the Ticwatch Pro 3 still has no competition in Wear OS world

A new version of the Mobvoi Ticwatch Pro 3 with 4G LTE was recently released, making it a good time to revisit the smartwatch and see if it's still best.
February 5, 2021
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Way more than watches: Where wearables are going

Next-gen wearables will be much more than watches. They'll help us train our bodies, stay healthy, and give us amazing new powers. Here’s what’s coming.
December 7, 2020
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The luxury Porsche Design Huawei Watch GT2 is all about the name

Porsche Design has teamed up with Huawei once again to produce a great looking version of its latest smartwatch. We find out what makes it special.
December 1, 2020
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Brainwave-reading temporary tattoos could take wearable tech to the next level

It's the cyberpunk look you've been waiting for
May 23, 2020
Researchers at TU Graz present tattoo electrodes from the printer, which are particularly attractive for long-term medical diagnostics.

Wellness wonder cure or a wonderful Swiss watch? The Teslar watch isn’t both

The Teslar watch promises its more than just a beautiful Swiss-made watch, by offering specific wellness benefits to some people. We've worn it, and spoken to the company's CEO to find out more.
January 19, 2020
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Honor’s MagicWatch 2 wins at fitness tracking, but fails to set itself apart

If you want a smartwatch that tracks fitness on par with some of the best fitness bands, the new Honor MagicWatch 2 is for you. The fitness features definitely trump the smartwatch aspects.
January 15, 2020
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Company uses genetic secrets of your DNA to spur healthier eating, longer life

DnaNudge utilizes your DNA to help you take steps to avoid developing health problems that you're geneticallypredisposed to developing. While the technology is complex, actually putting it into use is simple.
January 8, 2020
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Hardcore Suunto 7 smartwatch takes on Apple Watch in its toughest race yet

The Suunto 7 keeps the hardcore fitness tech the brand is known for, but adds in a lifestyle look and some clever battery-saving tech for wider appeal. We've tried it out.
January 6, 2020
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The Honor Band 5 is a cheap answer to the Apple Watch’s lack of sleep tracking

The Honor Band 5 doesn’t cost much and is a great sleep tracking partner. If you're happy with your Apple Watch or other smartwatch during the day, but want sleep tracking too, this could be the answer.
November 13, 2019
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The G-Shock Mudmaster may be smaller and lighter, but it’s as extreme as ever

Casio has made its G-Shock Mudmaster slimmer, lighter, and more wearable using a carbon fiber monocoque design while adding Bluetooth connectivity.
August 30, 2019
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Casio’s making a G-Shock smartwatch, and it’s going to be tougher than any other

A Casio G-Shock smartwatch is in development, Casio’s general manager of design, Ryusuke Moriai, tells Digital Trends. When it arrives, the G-Shock smartwatch will be as tough as any timepiece bearing the G-Shock name.
June 28, 2019
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The Nowa Superbe tracks fitness, without looking like it belongs in the gym

The Nowa Superbe is not a hybrid smartwatch, as it doesn’t deliver notifications, and is instead a basic fitness tracker wearing its best party outfit. Here's what we think of the Superbe after a few days wearing it.
June 5, 2019
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This strap and case combo makes the Apple Watch the perfect travel companion

The Apple Watch is highly customizable, due to the ease with which the straps can be changed. Here's how the latest springtime 2019 straps look, and our accessory pick to keep them safe and looking their best.
May 13, 2019
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The ultimate golf watch isn’t a smartwatch. It’s Hublot’s Big Bang Unico Golf

Forget golf smartwatches, the Hublot Big Bang Unico Golf is the ultimate timepiece to wear out on the links. It's the world's first mechanical golf watch, and will keep score for you throughout the game.
April 10, 2019
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This $76,000 Grand Seiko watch has something in common with a plug-in hybrid car

How can a watch that costs $76,000 possibly have anything in a common with any car, let alone a plug-in hybrid? It's all about the complex, technically incredible Spring Drive movement inside this Grand Seiko watch.
March 25, 2019
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Lack of regulation means wearables aren’t held accountable for health claims

As fitness trackers become more like health monitors, some physicians are concerned they can lead to over-diagnosis of non-existent problems. It’s already happening with wearable baby monitors.
January 19, 2019
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Think this smartwatch doesn’t have a screen? Think again

This looks like a regular chronograph watch, but it holds a secret: It's really a smartwatch and even has a hidden screen, which is revealed only when you need it. We took a closer look at CES 2019.
January 11, 2019
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Nreal’s mixed-reality sunglasses are more compact than the Magic Leap One

The Nreal Light are mixed reality glasses from a former Magic Leap employee. They allow you to see virtual objects in the real world, but they require a wired connection to a small, portable processing unit.
January 8, 2019
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Never be late again. This analog watch is accurate to the millisecond

Longines has shown that watches don't have to use Bluetooth to sync with your phone. The new Conquest V.H.P. GMT Flash Setting uses the flash unit on your phone to switch timezones, without disrupting the watch's accuracy.
September 12, 2018
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Google Fit hands-on: Bare-bones, but effective

You could have earned a Bachelor's degree in the time it took Google to deliver a significant update to its Fit app. Well, the big Google Fit update is finally here, and it's not just a redesign. We took it for a spin.
August 25, 2018
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The Galaxy Watch will make you a better person

The newly unveiled Galaxy Watch pushes the edge of the wearable envelope: This smartwatch aims to improve not just your fitness but your overall wellness, explains Alanna Cotton, Senior Vice President and General Manager at Samsung.
August 10, 2018
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Look Ma, no hands! The Horizon watch discards tradition for daring simplicity

Think a watch always has to have hands, or at least a way to tell the precise time? Think again. The Optik Instruments Horizon watch doesn't have any hands, but still manages to provide an at-a-glance time that's precise enough for most of us. We've tried it on, and here's what it's like.
July 17, 2018
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I wore Levi’s smart jacket for three months, and it changed how I use my phone

Did you know you can control smartphone functions with a Levi’s denim jacket? It’s all thanks to Google’s Jacquard technology. We’ve been wearing the Commuter Trucker Jacket over the past few months, and it really does enhance the way we interact with our smartphones.
April 9, 2018
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Time-obsessed, tech-infused Longines Conquest watch takes accuracy to the next level

The new Longines Conquest V.H.P. GMT watch isn’t a smartwatch, but it does make use of some impressive technology to ensure it always tells the precise time, with an astonishing degree of accuracy. We’ve worn the watch and seen it in action.
April 2, 2018
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See George Washington in his home with ARtGlass, an AR storytelling experience

Cultural tourism is a significant part of the U.S. economy. But visitors to historic sites are wanting more info-tainment. ARtGlass presents more digestible and engaging content.
February 26, 2018
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This beautiful, unique one-handed watch started life as a doodle on a coaster

Mechanical watches are simple compared to smartwatches; but for Swiss Reimagined they’re not quite simple enough. The team decided to do something about it. The result is SNGLRTY, a watch that accurately tells time with just one hand.
February 21, 2018
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What is a hybrid smartwatch? The ideal wearable for watch fans

You've heard of smartwatches, but what about a hybrid smartwatch? If you're new to the world of wearable technology, this name may not be familiar, so we're here to explain what a hybrid smartwatch is, and why you might love one if you're a watch fan.
January 28, 2018
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FrontRow is a wearable camera that lets you live in the moment, and capture it

Instead of staring through a smartphone screen when recording your kids' recital, you can use FrontRow, a wearable camera that lets you go hands-free. It packs a handful of live-streaming apps, such as Facebook Live and YouTube Live.
August 15, 2017
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Mira wants to give iPhone owners their first taste of augmented reality

Forget virtual reality -- augmented reality is the next big thing. Mira has created an iPhone-based AR headset called Prism that focuses on social activities, so you're actually interacting with your friends on your smartphone, not avoiding them.
July 18, 2017
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Mobvoi's latest Ticwatch smartwatches pack flagship features for a low price

Mobvoi, a Chinese company backed by the likes of Google and Volkswagen, has launched two new smartwatches -- the Ticwatch E and the Ticwatch S -- and they are some of the most affordable new Android Wear 2.0 watches on the market.
July 11, 2017
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Token’s smart ring is so helpful, it would make Tolkien jealous

Token is a smart ring that has a number of nifty features, like making contactless payments, unlocking your car, storing account passwords, replacing your NFC transit card, and more.
June 27, 2017
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The quantified kid: Wearables for children are on the rise, for better and worse

Kiddo is a kid-focused wearable device, capable of monitoring everything from your child's skin temperature and heart rate to their nutrition. The question is whether we're ready for children's wearable devices?
June 8, 2017
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All aboard! Go inside the most high-tech cruise ship ever built

A wearable technology platform is about to transform the cruise industry, as Princess Cruises prepares to introduce the Ocean Medallion to passengers aboard the Regal Princess cruise ship. We went along while the ship was in dry dock having it installed, to see how it will work.
May 3, 2017
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Samsung’s latest Gear S3 concept would put a smart pocket watch in your waistcoat

For a special edition Gear S3 smartwatch, Samsung looked back several centuries for inspiration, and came up with the Gear S3 Pocket Watch. It's a glorious piece of retro-cool tech, and only two exist in the world.
March 23, 2017
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Exclusive: Mountain Dew will use holograms to let people try on its first clothing collection

Using mirrors equipped with hologram-augmented reality Mountain Dew will let attendees at Complex Con try on the soft drink's clothing collaboration with streetwear company VFiles, virtually.
November 2, 2016
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Ingenious accelerometer hack could allow existing smartwatches to identify any object that you grab

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon have come up with a smartwatch interface that detects various hand gestures made by the user. Oh, and it can recognize when you touch a smart device, too.
October 27, 2016
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Sphero’s new Force Band grants you intergalactic superpowers

Sphero's Force Band lets you control the BB-8 Droid with nothing but gestures. It's like being a real Jedi! We used the Force to spin BB-8 around our office and talked to the Force Band's creators to learn more.
September 30, 2016
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This crazy new wearable promises to measure your hydration level and heart rate in real time

A new wearable from healthcare startup BSX Technologies promises to measure your hydration level and heart beat in real time using infrared technology. It's launching on Kickstarter.
September 26, 2016
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Wearing Alexa on our wrists with the metal and ceramic CoWatch

The CoWatch, built by Chinese company iMCO and powered by Cronologics OS, is the first smartwatch to feature Amazon's cloud-based voice assistant, Alexa. It can pair with an Android or iOS device, and its Indiegogo campaign just launched.
September 21, 2016
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Jiobit aims to make wearables so discreet they’re practically invisible

Jiobit is building a revolutionary chip that, using machine learning and contextual clues, could drastically improve the battery life of wearables. It's working on smartwatches for kids., but it has bigger plans for the future.
July 25, 2016
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Is your dog feeling ill? Does he need to go potty? Tracy Trackers use AI to tell you

Tracy Trackers aren't your average pet wearable -- the device uses artificial intelligence to monitor your dog's sleeping, eating, and drinking patterns to give you an overview of your dog's health. The best part? It gets better as you use it.
May 24, 2016
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