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What is NFC? Everything you need to know about how it works

NFC has become more popular largely through mobile payment systems like Apple Pay and Samsung Pay. Our guide explains what NFC stands for and how it works.
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The 16 best Apple Watch faces you should be using

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The best Samsung Galaxy Watch faces for style and utility

IP what? Explaining water and dust resistance for audio gear

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The best Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 screen protectors

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How does Garmin measure stress?

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The most common Apple Watch problems and how to fix them

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Apple Watch Series 7 vs. Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic

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How to reset the Fitbit Charge 3: Restarts and resets

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Every Apple Watch model, finish, and band available now

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How to unpair an Apple Watch

Fitbit Inspire HR tips and tricks

Fitbit Inspire HR tips and tricks

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What is a pulse oximeter, and why should you care?

What is a pulse oximeter, and why should you care?

Wearables are stuffed with all kinds of health sensors, but the pulse oximeter is showing up in the newest smartwatches and fitness trackers.
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North Focals smartglasses: Everything you need to know

North Focals smartglasses: Everything you need to know

The dream of great, stylish smartglasses isn't dead yet. The North Focals are a pair of smartglasses with a whole lot to offer. They not only look pretty good, but they allow you to get directions, check upcoming items on your calendar, and even control Spotify. Here's everything you need to know.
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Master Google’s Wear OS with these 16 essential tips and tricks

Master Google’s Wear OS with these 16 essential tips and tricks

There's more to Wear OS than you might think. Fortunately, these 16 Wear OS tips and tricks will help you make the most of your smartwatch. Wear OS used to be called Android Wear, but Google has improved the platform. There are loads of great Wear OS watches now, so learn how to get the most from them.
Fitbit Versa Lite tips and tricks

Fitbit Versa Lite tips and tricks to get started with your new smartwatch

Fitbit Versa Lite tips and tricks to get started with your new smartwatch

Got your hands on a Fitbit Versa Lite? The cheaper smartwatch may be the pared down version of the more expensive Fitbit Versa, but there's still plenty for you to tweak in the settings. We break everything down in our Fitbit Versa Lite tips and tricks guide.
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Apple Watch Series 4: Everything you need to know

Apple Watch Series 4: Everything you need to know

Apple has officially unveiled the Apple Watch Series 4. From a larger display to a built-in electrical heart sensor that can measure a variety of health metrics, the latest device brings along some notable new features. Here's everything you need to know about the Apple Watch Series 4.

Michael Kors Access Runway smartwatch: Everything you need to know

Michael Kors Access Runway smartwatch: Everything you need to know

Michael Kors has brought back the Access Runway name it last used in 2016, and this time attached it to a Wear OS smartwatch, complete with a heart rate tracker, GPS, NFC, and a very cool way of customizing the watch face, too. Here's all you need to know about the new Michael Kors Access Runway smartwatch.
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Casio Pro Trek WSD-F30: Everything you need to know

Casio Pro Trek WSD-F30: Everything you need to know

Casio continues to refine its Pro Trek activity smartwatch. The latest model is the WSD-F30, and it adds several new features, including another new battery-saving mode that makes great use of the dual-screen technology. While the watch is still big, it is slightly smaller than previous models too.
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10 top features you should be using on your Apple Watch

10 top features you should be using on your Apple Watch

The Apple Watch can do more than just tell you the time, but you may not be aware of all the functions it has, from tracking your steps to taking an ECG. Want to know the essentials? Our list of 10 essential Apple Watch tips will help you understand what this excellent wearable can really do.
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How to switch TicHealth to Google Fit on the Mobvoi TicWatch C2 and TicWatch Pro

How to switch TicHealth to Google Fit on the Mobvoi TicWatch C2 and TicWatch Pro

The Mobvoi TicWatch C2 and TicWatch Pro are both much-loved and highly feature-packed watches, and they both offer excellent fitness tracking. In recent updates, Mobvoi has switched out Google Fit on the devices for TicHealth -- but thankfully you can switch them back. Here's how.
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The ultimate guide to Garmin’s fitness trackers and smartwatches

The ultimate guide to Garmin’s fitness trackers and smartwatches

Garmin is known for its navigation devices, so it's not surprising to see the company jump into the GPS smartwatch and fitness tracker market. The company now has fitness trackers and GPS watches for diving, hiking, running, and more. Here's your guide to the latest Garmin has to offer.
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Wear OS for smartwatches: Everything you need to know

Wear OS for smartwatches: Everything you need to know

Google has officially rebranded its Android Wear operating system to Wear OS. Removing the Android name may help people better understand Google-powered smartwatches. How does Wear OS differ from Android Wear? Outside of the name change and the new logo, Google is also gradually rolling out new features.
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Fitbit Charge 3: Everything you need to know

Fitbit Charge 3: Everything you need to know

In August, Fitbit confirmed its new wearable -- the Fitbit Charge 3. The successor to the Fitbit Charge 2 is a new fitness tracker that features a touchscreen OLED display, smartwatch capabilities, enhanced fitness features, and more. Here's everything you need to know about it.
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Samsung Galaxy Watch: Everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy Watch: Everything you need to know

Samsung has finally introduced a sequel to the Galaxy Gear S3 smartwatch -- called the Samsung Galaxy Watch. The new device features a slick design, Samsung's Tizen operating system, and a heart rate monitor to help you track your fitness. Here's everything you need to know about the Galaxy Watch.

The Fitbit Versa: everything you need to know

The Fitbit Versa: everything you need to know

In March, Fitbit unveiled the Fitbit Versa -- a product it calls a "smartwatch for all." Featuring a style reminiscent of the Apple Watch, the Versa plants its flag as the successor to the company's previous smartwatch releases, the Blaze and Ionic. The device is now available for purchase worldwide.
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A comprehensive guide to each waterproof Fitbit

A comprehensive guide to each waterproof Fitbit

These days, you're attached to your fitness tracker day and night, keeping it on your wrist while you eat, sleep, work out, and play. You may wear it when you wash dishes, water the lawn, take a shower, or even swim laps in the pool, and these are the waterproof Fitbits capable of handling it all.
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The only guide you need to get started with Google’s Wear OS

The only guide you need to get started with Google’s Wear OS

Got a new Wear OS smartwatch? Here's how to add music, block unwanted notifications, and carry out a host of other useful actions.
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The ultimate guide to 2017’s Android Wear smartwatches

The ultimate guide to 2017’s Android Wear smartwatches

Looking for an Android Wear watch? We've rounded up all of this year's new models to help you find the right one.
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In the market for a Pebble? Here’s a guide to choosing the right one

In the market for a Pebble? Here’s a guide to choosing the right one

Looking for a new smartwatch, or perhaps you're in the market for a fitness tracker? Pebble's latest devices offer something for everyone.
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At Best Buy the Apple Watch now starts at $250, but be quick if you want one

At Best Buy the Apple Watch now starts at $250, but be quick if you want one

The Apple Watch is Apple's latest offering, and perhaps the most controversial piece of mobile hardware yet. Here's everything you need to know.
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Android Wear smartwatches now work on iOS

Android Wear smartwatches now work on iOS

Android Wear smartwatches will now work with iPhones, Google announced in a surprise blog post. All future Android Wear smartwatches will work with iPhones
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Not a gym rat? Fitness wearables may not benefit you at all

Not a gym rat? Fitness wearables may not benefit you at all

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A new set of guided workouts is Microsoft’s new year’s gift to its fitness Band wearers

A new set of guided workouts is Microsoft’s new year’s gift to its fitness Band wearers

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