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Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 vs. Fitbit Sense

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is an updated take on Samsung's previous smartwatch formula. Is it better than the Fitbit Sense? We find out in this head-to-head.
February 28, 2022
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The best Wear OS apps for your Google-powered smartwatch

Looking to spruce up that new Android smartwatch? Download some of these great Wear OS apps for fitness, entertainment, dating, directions, shopping, and work.
September 29, 2021
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The Razer Anzu Smart Glasses are best kept in your house

The Razer Anzu Bluetooth audio smart glasses's features make them ideal for use at home, and fortunately (or unfortunately?) the downsides do the same.
May 4, 2021
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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active vs. Samsung Galaxy Watch

The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active launched in April 2019, positioning itself as a sportier alternative to 2018's Galaxy Watch. But which smartwatch is better?
March 30, 2021
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Fitbit Versa 2 vs. Fitbit Versa

We break down all of the differences between the Fitbit Versa 2 and the original Versa, explaining which of these fitness-oriented smartwatches is the best.
March 21, 2021
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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 vs. Watch Active: Spec comparison

What does the Samsung's Galaxy Watch Active 2 offer that the original Watch Active doesn't? We have all the answers in this rigorous head-to-head comparison.
February 23, 2021
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Best wearables of CES 2021: Fossil, Amazfit, Vuzix, and more

The annual CES show is always great for wearables, and CES 2021 is no exception, spoiling us with several new smartwatches, and new pairs of smart glasses.
January 14, 2021
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Apple Watch Series 5 vs. Series 4

If you're wondering how the Apple Watch Series 5 compares to the Apple Watch Series 4, we outline the main differences between these two Apple Watches.
October 31, 2020

Apple Watch Series 3 vs. Series 4

How does the Apple Watch Series 4 compare to the Series 3? Check out our breakdown and analysis of these two.
August 31, 2020
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The best Apple Watch accessories

Safeguard your timepiece, buy additional straps, and charge your Watch and other Apple devices as you sleep.
August 11, 2020
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The best smart rings: The next frontier for wearable tech

The future of wearables may reside on your finger as opposed to your wrist. Here are our favorite smart rings.
July 21, 2020

The best smartwatches of CES 2020: Fossil Gen 5, Diesel, and Amazfit

With exciting new models from Fossil, Diesel, Amazfit, Withings, and plenty more, CES 2020 has proved to be a treasure trove of interesting wearables. Here are the best smartwatches at the show.
January 8, 2020
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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 vs. Apple Watch Series 4

Samsung has refined and upgraded with the Galaxy Watch Active 2, but how does it compare to smartwatch leader, the Apple Watch Series 4? We pit the two against each other in several categories to find out which is best for you.
September 18, 2019

There’s no need for a new Apple Watch, because the old one is still amazing

There are growing rumors of a new Apple Watch., but Apple doesn't need a new smartwatch because the current model is still the best you can buy, despite being a year old.
September 9, 2019
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The Tacs Nato-Lens is a watch for those who live life through a camera lens

Not all watches have to be round, or connect to your phone. The Tacs Nato-Lens is a stylish piece of wristwear with a design inspired by classic SLR cameras, making it a geeky timepiece for the camera and watch fan.
March 22, 2019
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Find the best, most stylish smartwatch for him this Valentine’s Day

Looking to buy a smartwatch for someone this Valentine's Day? If you're buying for a man, then here are our top picks out of the many available. We've selected them based on style and looks, rather than solely the technology inside.
February 11, 2019
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Find the best, most stylish smartwatch for her this Valentine’s Day

If you're looking to buy that special woman in your life a smartwatch this Valentine's Day, we're here to help. Here are our top picks of the best smartwatches on the market for ladies. We have something for any style or budget.
February 11, 2019
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The best hiking watches

A proper hiking watch should track exercise metrics and act as a navigational co-pilot during any kind of hike. Ideally, it'll even have a built-in GPS system and sensors. Here are five of the best hiking watches.
December 16, 2018
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Fitbit Charge 3 vs. Fitbit Versa: Which one should you choose?

Fitbit's latest fitness tracker -- the Charge 3 -- comes with smartwatch capabilities similar to the Fitbit Versa. With only a $50 difference between them, we pit the two wearables against each other to find out which one is worth the investment.
November 5, 2018
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Fitbit Versa vs. Apple Watch Series 4: Which wearable is the best?

Smartwatches are the health-conscious wearables that everyone wants. We wanted to see how the brand-new Apple Watch Series 4 matches up with the beloved Fitbit Versa, so we compared them in various categories to help you choose.
September 19, 2018
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Fitbit Versa vs. Fitbit Ionic: A battle of the wearable maker’s flagships

How does fitness giant Fitbit's new Versa stack up against its popular Ionic? With a sleeker design, cheaper price tag, and advanced operating system (for now), the Versa seems poised to supplant itself as the company's best smartwatch. But does a lack of built-in GPS hold it back?
July 18, 2018
Fitbit Ionic Review

Wear OS vs. Apple Watch: Which one will ‘wow’ your wrist?

How does the Apple Watch stack up against Google's smartwatch platform, Wear OS? Check out our comparison of the two for a closer look at different smartwatch models, features, prices, and more.
March 25, 2018
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Samsung Gear Sport: News and rumors

Recent reports hint at Samsung's plans for a new wearable: The Samsung Gear Sport. Although we know it is highly unlikely to be the Gear S4, the latest details suggest it will be more of a mix between a fitness tracker and a smartwatch.
August 14, 2017
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Apple Watch Series 2 vs. Fitbit Blaze: Which smartwatch is better?

The Apple Watch Series 2 is largely considered to be the best smartwatch out there -- but it does have competition, like the Fitbit Blaze. Which device should you go for? We put the two watches head to head to find out.
July 22, 2017
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Huawei Watch 2 Sport vs. Huawei Watch 2 Classic: Which one is right for you?

Huawei has finally unveiled its latest pair of Android Wear watches, but which of the two new devices is right for you? Here, we pit the Huawei Watch 2 Sport and Huawei Watch 2 Classic against one another.
May 8, 2017
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The best smart jewelry you can buy

Wearables don’t have to be ugly. There is plenty of gorgeous smart jewelry out in the world today, so we’ve picked out the best smart rings, necklaces, bracelets, and other pieces of smart jewelry.
November 30, 2016
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Forget the grown-ups! Here are the best wearables for kids

Seems like the adults are always the ones having fun with technology. Forget 'em! From safety to fun, here are some of the best smartwatches, fitness trackers, and other wearables for kids.
July 3, 2016
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Hit the road with happy feet wearing this travel-friendly footwear tech

Our feet take a beating, yet it’s an often-neglected part of our body, especially when traveling. Here are four easy to pack products that can help prevent problems down the road.
June 28, 2016
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Samsung Gear Fit vs. Gear Fit 2: Which fitness tracker should you buy?

Samsung has finally taken the wraps off the successor to the Gear Fit, aka the aptly-titled Gear Fit 2. But is the new fitness tracker that much better than the original? Check out our spec comparison for a closer look at the software and hardware powering both devices.
June 10, 2016
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6 jaw-dropping gadgets we loved at CES Asia (and your chances of buying them)

With hundreds of companies exhibiting thousands of products to hundreds of thousands of attendees, there’s a lot to see at Shanghai’s CES Asia. Here's the real gems of the show -- technology we’re dying to get our hands on, or in some cases, praying it makes it into a purchasable form.
May 13, 2016
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Samsung Gear S2 news, specs, compatibility, and pricing

Samsung's Gear S2, a round smartwatch that has a gorgeous design and an innovative control system, will soon be able to pair with iPhones. Here's everything you need to know.
April 14, 2016

Hitting the slopes? This is the best new ski and snowboard tech on the market

If you plan to hit the slopes this season, it might be time to upgrade your gear. Now skis can track descents, helmets can record HD video, goggles can turn the ride into a game, bindings can light the way, and that's only the beginning.
January 3, 2016
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Try out these 10 Android Wear watch faces

Customizing your watch face is a big part of Android Wear, but it can be a little tough to find one worth placing on your wrist. Here are 10 watch faces to check out from the Google Play store.
December 26, 2015
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The redeemer: Why the Gear S2 is the best Samsung product in years

Beautiful, functional, and even better than the Apple Watch, Samsung’s Gear S2 is a damn fine watch -- and a real flash of genius.
September 8, 2015
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The 10 best smartwatches from IFA 2015

IFA 2015 was chock full of cool smartwatches and fitness wearables, so we've put together a list of 10 of the most awesome wrist-worn devices we saw at the show -- Samsung's Gear S2, the Huawei Watch, and Moto 360, to name a few.
September 5, 2015

The next version of Google Glass may have an Intel chip inside

A new report says Google could have struck a deal with Intel to power a future version of Google Glass. Intel may promote the new specs, apparently due for release in 2015, to businesses.
December 1, 2014
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Sony SmartWatch 3 now available via Google Play for $250

Sony's new SmartWatch 3 device is now available for order via the Google Play store, priced at $250. Unveiled at IFA, the Android Wear device has been noted for its various standalone functions and sporty good looks.
November 11, 2014
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Heart rate is cool, but that’s just the beginning of what Jawbone’s UP3 can tell you

Jawbone's latest fitness trackers have landed – the $50 UP Move is aimed primarily at curious beginners keen to see what health-focused wearables are all about, while the $180 UP3 is going for serious fitness fanatics looking for in-depth data 24/7.
November 5, 2014
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Samsung’s futuristic superwatch, the Gear S, hits the U.S. on November 7

Samsung's large, standalone Gear S smartwatch will arrive at AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile on November 7. The watch runs Tizen and can even make calls and send texts without being tethered to your phone.
October 30, 2014
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Fitbit goes all-in with Charge and Surge fitness trackers

Fitbit announced three new fitness trackers today, including the Charge, Charge HR, and Surge. Two of the devices won't arrive until 2015, but the other is available now.
October 27, 2014
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The GPS rocking, Android Wear sporting Sony SmartWatch 3 is yours for $250 with Verizon

Verizon has announced the availability of the Sony SmartWatch 3, the first Android Wear smartwatch to take advantage of the OS's latest features. It's priced at $250, and will be out at the end of October.
October 24, 2014
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Check out the coolest future tech from Intel’s Make It Wearable competition

Intel's Make It Wearable competition is in the closing stages, and the ten semifinalists have been revealed. We've checked them out, and picked four of our favorites.
October 21, 2014
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Samsung has made a battery so bendy, it’ll wrap around your wrist

At an energy and battery tech show in Korea, Samsung has shown off the world's first truly flexible battery. It's so bendy, it could be rolled around the side of a cup and still function normally.
October 15, 2014
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Apple Watch graces the cover of Vogue China, as iPhone 6 preorders top 1 million in 6 hours

The Apple Watch will appear on model Liu Wen's wrist on the cover of China Vogue this November. Meanwhile, iPhone 6 preorders in China topped 1 million in just 6 hours.
October 10, 2014
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Help us pick the best new wearable tech concept

Previous Next 1 of 3 QBraceletBy James Kernan The Killers SuitBy Dillon Chen The 314By Theodora Koullias Here’s wearable tech you’d actually wear. In partnership with Nike, Intel, and Project Runway, Digital Trends presents FashioNXT’s first annual Wearable Technology Fashion Competition. The design that wins this competition — and ultimately breaks through in this space […]
October 7, 2014

Samsung’s Gear S smartwatch coming to US this fall

Got your eye on Samsung's standalone Gear S smartwatch? The tech company has announced its wearable device will be available in the US this fall from the four major carriers, though pricing details are yet to be released.
September 24, 2014
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6 sharp smartwatches ready to shatter their struggling stigma

The smartwatch hasn't exactly dazzled consumers yet. Fortunately, forthcoming devices from Apple, LG, Samsung, Sony and Asus are looking to change that. Check out a few of our favorite smartwatches coming later this year, and beyond.
September 21, 2014
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Samsung’s Gear S hits the catwalk at New York Fashion Week for Diesel Black and Gold

Samsung partnered with Diesel to add the Gear S smartwatch to the Black and Gold collection. The new leather bands debuted at New York Fashion Week.
September 10, 2014
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Hands on: Samsung’s phone-free Gear S still struggles with size, style

Samsung's new Gear S smartwatch looks like a futuristic bangle, but has the full functionality of a smartphone. The new watch is running Tizen instead of Android Wear.
September 3, 2014
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LG enters the round with the G Watch R, its latest Android Wear

Teased in a video earlier in the week, LG on Wednesday officially announced its latest smartwatch, the G Watch R. As with the Moto 360, the dapper-looking G Watch R sports a circular display and comes with a suite of health and fitness apps.
August 28, 2014
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