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Fitbit recalls Ionic smartwatch after several burn reports

Fitbit will issue you a refund of $299 after the receipt of Ionic smartwatch. It will also provide you a discount code for 40% off select Fitbit devices.
March 2, 2022
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Custom UIs could make or break Google and Samsung’s Wear smartwatch software

The user interface on a Wear smartwatch will be customizable by the manufacturer, which as great as it may sound, could also bring about serious problems.
July 8, 2021
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Samsung’s first Wear smartwatch arrives this summer, and it’ll feature One UI

Samsung's first Galaxy Watch model with the new Wear platform will arrive in the summer, and will feature a One UI interface that may look like Tizen.
June 28, 2021
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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 4’s sleek design teased in detailed leak

A week before Samsung is expected to show off its new smartwatch, high-quality renders showing the company's next flagship smartwatch have leaked.
June 23, 2021
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Your old Wear OS watch can, technically, update to the new Wear software

Google and Samsung's new Wear OS can run on the old Snapdragon Wear platform, Qualcomm said this week.
June 17, 2021
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Tech companies still don’t understand watch design

Modern smartwatches have been around for more than eight years, and while things have improved, tech companies are still churning out unimaginative designs.
May 21, 2021
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Together, Google and Samsung just may have a chance to beat the Apple Watch

The newly announced Wear platform is a joint effort between Google and Samsung, and it just may have a chance to take on the Apple Watch.
May 18, 2021
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Amazon Echo Frames arrive in blue light and sunglasses forms for summertime

Amazon's Echo Frames are now available as sunglasses or as a model with a blue-light filter, scheduled to ship later this year.
May 18, 2021
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These stylish smart sunglasses shade your eyes with adjustable tinted lenses

The Dusk Smart Sunglasses allow you to adjust the tint of the lenses and provide audio through an open-ear system--just in time for summer.
May 5, 2021
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G-Shock’s newest GBA-900 connected watch is ideal for runners

Casio's new G-Shock GBA-900 connected watch brings new features that make it ideal for casual runners, all wrapped up inside the trademark tough case.
May 5, 2021
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Fashionable Garmin Venu 2 offers up to 11 days of battery in smartwatch mode

The Garmin Venu 2 can hold up to 650 songs and keep track of your exact location on those long hikes away from home.
April 22, 2021
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Signia Active are true wireless earbuds that also enhance your hearing

They may look like normal true wireless earbuds, but the Signia Active do more than stream music. They also enhance your hearing in noisy environments.
April 21, 2021
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The Fitbit Luxe helps you manage your stress levels — and look good doing so

The Fitbit Luxe is the latest health and wellness tracker from Fitbit designed with style, comfort, and utility in mind.
April 19, 2021
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G-Shock makes a splash with new Royal Navy x Frogman special-edition dive watch

Casio has announced a new special-edition version of the recently released Frogman dive watch, this time teaming up with the U.K.'s Royal Navy.
April 15, 2021
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There’s reason to be skeptical of the $80 TicWatch GTH’s health tracking

Mobvoi's new $80 TicWatch GTH has an Apple Watch-like design, and an array of health-related sensors, but don't expect it to be a medical-grade device.
April 13, 2021
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Myzone’s new fitness wearable uses 2 heart rate sensors for ultimate accuracy

The Myzone MZ-Switch is a fitness wearable which can be worn on your wrist, arm, or chest, and uses either a PPG or an ECG heart rate sensor for accuracy.
March 24, 2021
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Fitbit Ace 3 aims to engage kids by making a game out of staying fit

Fitbit has unveiled the Ace 3, the third generation of its fitness tracker for kids to help them lead a healthier lifestyle through the use of games.
March 9, 2021
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Razer’s Anzu Bluetooth audio smartglasses aren’t just for gamers

Razer has jumped aboard the audio smartglasses trend with the Razer Anzu. It has done so in an interesting way, by making the glasses suitable for more people.
March 5, 2021
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Omne Eternal safety-first cycling helmet uses the power of light to charge up

The Omne Eternal cycling helmet uses special solar cells to keep an LED light charged up, and wear sensors to activate the light when you put the helmet on.
February 16, 2021
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Garmin Enduro GPS Watch boasts an incredible 65 days of battery life

The Garmin Enduro tracks your vital stats and keeps you connected, even far off the grid.
February 16, 2021
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Apple offering free repairs for some Apple Watch owners facing charging issue

Some Apple Watch owners are having trouble charging their device after it enters the Power Reserve mode, and now Apple is offering free repairs in some cases.
February 16, 2021
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Bluetooth audio smartglasses are a waste of space on your face

There's a hot trend of adding speakers to a pair of sunglasses or spectacles to create "smartglasses," but the products don't live up to expectations.
February 9, 2021
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This $30,800 watch outgeeks the Apple Watch with its cheeky dial design

H. Moser & Cie's Swiss Alp watch has been the true anti-Apple Watch, and the final version adds in some even cheekier swipes at the tech industry.
February 3, 2021
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Most promising blood pressure monitoring tech in years isn’t out in the U.S. yet

The Aktiia blood pressure monitor takes your vitals all day long without the squeeze.
January 27, 2021
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Fossil will bring its Gen 5 LTE smartwatch to more carriers and countries soon

The Fossil Gen 5 LTE smartwatch may only be available on Verizon in the U.S. at the moment, but there are plans to change this over the next six months.
January 12, 2021
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A blood-pressure sensor is the holy grail for wearables. Valencell has one

Biometric company Valencell says it can measure your blood pressure from your wrists and fingers and ears with PPGs, truly transforming our wearable devices.
January 12, 2021
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These tunable eyeglasses let you adjust focus on demand

Why settle for bifocals when you could be wearing glasses that can be refocused to suit the situation? That's the idea behind Voy eyeglasses.
January 11, 2021
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Wondercise wants you to exercise with perfect form without costly equipment

At CES 2021, Wondercise announced that the new Motion Match exercise-tracking system can use three points to measure exercise form.
January 11, 2021
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Fossil launches the Gen 5 LTE, its first smartwatch with a cellular connection

Fossil has launched the Gen 5 LTE smartwatch, its first with a cellular connection meaning you don't have to have your phone with you to make and receive calls.
January 11, 2021
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This A.I.-powered collar translates your dog’s barks and body language

Petpuls' new A.I.-powered smart collar claims to distinguish between different types of barks that your dog makes to tell you how it feels.
January 10, 2021
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AirPop’s Active+ Smart Mask tracks your breathing like Fitbit tracks your steps

AirPop has made face masks for years, and now has a smart version that connects to your phone to monitor the air around you, and the way your breathe.
January 6, 2021
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Unusual red ion-plated finish on G-Shock’s newest metal watch looks stunning

Casio has chosen an unusual red finish, created using an ion-plating process, for its newest metal B5000 series watch. The striking model also has Bluetooth.
January 5, 2021
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New upscale, connected G-Shock deserves a place in your heart, and on your wrist

The latest G-Shock MGT-B2000 watch adds another helpful, easy-to-use feature to its Bluetooth connection, and gains a stunning new design at the same time.
December 9, 2020
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The Oppo Watch is very good, but it also makes me very angry

The Oppo Watch may be Oppo's first Wear OS smartwatch, but it gets a lot right, as it outperforms many competitors. However, it's hard to get past the design.
December 9, 2020
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Wristcam brings two cameras to your Apple Watch — again — for $299

Is having a camera on your Apple Watch the feature you've been hoping for? If so, this unusual accessory may be for you, if you can stomach the $299 price.
December 3, 2020
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G-Shock’s striking FaZe Clan DW6900 is the brand’s first eSports collaboration

G-Shock's new collaboration is with the e-sports organization FaZe Clan, and the celebratory DW6900 watch's release coincides with the team's 10th anniversary
November 24, 2020
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Red Bull Racing has a secret weapon for Formula One drivers: Sleep

Red Bull Racing has named the Oura Ring -- a smart ring that gathers sleep data on the wearer -- as its first Official Health Technology.
November 23, 2020
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Google improves Wear OS and Google Fit with health-focused updates

Google has announced an update to Google Fit and its Wear OS smartwatch software that concentrates on improving the health and activity features.
November 17, 2020
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The $395 CZ Smart is Citizen’s first touchscreen smartwatch

Watch brand Citizen has announced the CZ Smart, its first touchscreen smartwatch. It comes in several colors, has Google's Wear OS software, and costs $395.
November 17, 2020
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Stretchable, self-healing, recyclable device could be the future of wearables

A team of scientists has developed a stretchable, self-healing, recyclable electronic device which could be the future of wearables.
November 7, 2020
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Amazfit’s new $179 smartwatches are here to take on the established players

Amazfit has launched its latest smartwatches, the round GTR 2 and the oblong GTS 2, in the U.S. and the U.K., and each is available for just $179.
October 27, 2020
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The Apple Watch Series 3 is 2020’s hidden smartwatch gem

Apple will sell you the 2017 Apple Watch Series 3 for just $200, but should you consider it? I wore it after wearing the Watch SE and Series 6 to find out.
October 27, 2020
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Outdoorsy Honor Watch GS Pro pays homage to G-Shock’s tough watches

Honor's Watch GS Pro is an outdoorsy, fitness-focused smartwatch that takes some inspiration from Casio's tough G-Shock range. We've been trying it out.
October 24, 2020
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A battle-hardened samurai helmet inspired this luxury connected G-Shock watch

This stunning, handcrafted luxury G-Shock is limited to just 400 pieces worldwide, and adds the right tech to its unique design. It doesn't come cheap, though.
October 21, 2020
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Hey Apple, please sell me an Apple Watch without a strap

Seeing as it has already removed the charging block from the Apple Watch box, Apple should also offer an Apple Watch without a strap included, and here's why.
October 9, 2020
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I wore the Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE, and this is the one to buy

Should you buy the Apple Watch Series 6 or the Apple Watch SE? Spec comparisons only get you so far, so we've worn them both to find out which is best.
October 8, 2020
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Polar’s new Vantage V2 is as hardcore as fitness smartwatches get

If the Apple Watch doesn’t satisfy your fitness tracking needs, then maybe you need the new Polar Vantage V2, one of the most hardcore wearables available.
October 7, 2020
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Fossil’s new Gen 5E smartwatch is smaller on your wrist and cheaper to buy

Fossil has launched the Gen 5E smartwatch, which comes in a new 42mm case size and in new 44mm designs, all at a lower $249 price than the existing Gen 5 watch.
October 5, 2020
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TicWatch 3 Pro is the first Wear OS smartwatch with a Snapdragon Wear 4100 chip

The TicWatch 3 Pro smartwatch is the first to feature Qualcomm's Snapdragon 4100 processor, which promises to breathe new life into Google's Wear OS software.
September 24, 2020
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Samsung brings FDA-approved ECG monitoring to the Galaxy Watch 3

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 and Watch Active 2 have received FDA approval for their ECG monitors. The feature can help detect issues like atrial fibrillation.
September 23, 2020
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