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Huawei’s upscale Watch GT2 Pro puts an emphasis on health and long battery life

Huawei's latest wearable is the Watch GT2 Pro, a health-focused smartwatch made from some very high-quality materials that match its sleek and stylish design.
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New limited-edition watch may be the most outrageous-looking G-Shock yet

The new Casio G-Shock MTG-B1000VL is not for shrinking violets. The striking color scheme, inspired by volcanic lightning and magma, is definitely explosive.
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LG’s new battery-operated mask is a wearable air purifier

LG's PuriCare Wearable Air Purifier is battery-operated and can clean itself.
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Fitbit’s new Sense smartwatch sports Google Assistant and ECG

Fitbit has taken the wraps off of its 2020 lineup, including the new flagship-level Sense, the Versa 3, and the Inspire 2. All three offer new features.
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An exclusive look at Honor’s outdoor smartwatch launching in September

Honor will launch a new smartwatch at IFA 2020, and it's going to have a sporty outdoor design. The company has shown Digital Trends some of the concept art.
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Your wearables can soon help contact trace coronavirus outbreaks

New additions to coronavirus exposure notification systems will use Bluetooth-based wearables.

The hidden psychological drawback of fitness trackers

Smart wearables can reveal valuable information about your health. But they can make you considerably more anxious, too, a new report suggests.
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The Oppo Watch charges its way to a day’s worth of battery life in 15 minutes

Oppo has launched the Oppo Watch, its first WearOS smartwatch, and it comes with super-fast charging tech that gives 16 hours of use after 15 minutes charge.
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Garmin confirms ransomware cyberattack shut down services

Garmin has confirmed a cyberattack was behind their July 23 outage.
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Garmin services slowly coming back to life after reported ransomware attack

Garmin services are slowly resuming normal operations after last week's big outage due to a reported ransomware attack.
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Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 code reveals support for hand gestures, fall detection

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 will reportedly support hand gestures, such as clenching and unclenching the fist to answer calls, and add a fall detection feature.

Sleep tracking is coming to Apple Watch, but monitoring your sleep is a bad idea

The Apple Watch is adding sleep-tracking features, but wearables have a bad track record for sleep tracking, so we recommend charging overnight instead.
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Sony keeps you cool on the move with a wearable air conditioner

Sony has finally launched the wearable Reon Pocket air conditioner that it first teased last year. The diminutive device can also warm you up in the winter.
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This could be our first clear look at Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Watch 3

Samsung's upcoming smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch 3 has been leaked in a new render. The watch will have a familiar look and all the essentials, including GPS.
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Sleep tracking for Apple Watch puts rumors of improved battery life to bed

Does the introduction of sleep tracking in WatchOS 7 hint at battery life improvements on the next model? No, sadly not, and Apple has pretty much confirmed it.
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Apple Watch coughing out water looks stunning in slow motion

A slow-motion video showing the Apple Watch coughing water out of its speakers after taking a dip looks more amazing than you might imagine.
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First pictures of Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 hint that rotating bezel will return

Unofficial live photos of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 have leaked out, and they seem to confirm the existence of two watch sizes, and a rotating bezel too.
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Apple Glass may be coming soon. Here’s everything we know

Apple has long been a mysterious company when it comes to future products, but we have info on the upcoming Apple Glass project. Here’s what we know so far.
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Hublot’s fabulous Big Bang E smartwatch costs a mighty $5,200

Luxury watchmaker Hublot has announced the Big Bang E, a new smartwatch with Google's WearOS onboard. Unsurprisingly, it's not cheap, and starts at $5,200.
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The $179 Timex Metropolitan R gives WearOS smartwatches reason to worry

Timex has introduced the Timex Smart smartwatch range, consisting of two Metropolitan R and two Metropolitan S models, and we've had some early hands-on time.
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New G-Shock Frogman has high-tech Bluetooth link and a classic analog face

Casio has got the mix of modern tech and classic style just right for its new G-Shock Frogman watch, which for the first time has Bluetooth and an analog face.
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New leak reveals pricing details for the much-anticipated Apple Glass

A new leak revealed the name and pricing details for Apple's "most mysterious product ever." The Apple Glass AR lenses are reportedly set to debut in 2022.
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Next-gen Apple Watch will reportedly warn wearers of oncoming panic attacks

The Apple Watch Series 6 will reportedly include new mental health features, including the ability to detect panic attacks, according to leaker Jon Prosser.
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Fitbit study could detect atrial fibrillation without ECG, and you can sign up

Fitbit announced a new heart study that aims to use the PPG sensors in the device to detect conditions like atrial fibrillation, using current-gen devices.
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Wearable device can tell if your cough is the coronavirus

Researchers have developed the first wearable device that can track a person’s COVID-19 symptoms, possibly alerting health workers before you know you're sick.
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Awesome Alpina AlpinerX Alive smartwatch will satisfy both tech and watch geeks

Swiss watch brand Alpina has announced the Alpina AlpinerX Alive hybrid smartwatch, complete with significant tech upgrades over the excellent first version.
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Hand Wash app for Samsung Galaxy smartwatches provides reminders, timer

Samsung's Hand Wash app for Galaxy Watch devices periodically issues reminders for wearers to wash their hands, and sets a timer of 25 seconds for the activity.

Fitbit wants to find out if wearables can detect coronavirus

Fitbit is collaborating with researchers on a new study that aims to find out if wearable devices can detect the coronavirus early -- and they need your help.
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Tag Heuer reimagines its beautiful, $1,800 WearOS smartwatch for 2020

The Tag Heuer Connected is the famous watch brand's third generation of luxury smartwatch, with a refreshed design and updated technology over previous models.
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Life Fitness adds Samsung Galaxy Watch integration to cardio workout machines

Life Fitness has announced Samsung Galaxy Watch integration with its cardio machines, allowing users to share data between their watch and machines with a tap.
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Montblanc’s Summit 2 Plus is a luxury smartwatch with 4G LTE

Montblanc, the luxury travel brand, has launched the Summit 2 Plus smartwatch. The new model comes with a 4G LTE connection, and a slightly revised design.
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The Casio G-Shock is a true smartwatch with heart-rate sensor and notifications

Casio has added a heart rate sensor and notifications to the G-Shock GBD-H1000, joining GPS and fitness tracking, to create a highly connected smart G-Shock.
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This smartwatch takes a feature from the world’s most luxurious watches

The Lankzet King Harald is a new hybrid smartwatch with a special feature usually found only on expensive luxury mechanical watches. A tourbillon.
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Thanks to the Apple Watch, time may be up for this silent killer

Apple wants to know if its Apple Watch can reduce the risk of stroke by detecting early signs of AFib through a new stroke study with Johnson & Johnson.