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Samsung' phone-free Gear S smartwatch gets U.S. launch details, requires a service plan

The standalone smartwatch launches next week after two months of teasing, but service doesn't come cheap.

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Nintendo—yes, THAT Nintendo—is building a bedside sleep sensor to monitor your health

Contactless device would send data to the cloud for analysis and show users' fatigue levels

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Google's new Fit app plays well with Strava, Runkeeper and others

Fit tracks physical activity and serves as a hub for other health apps

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Motorola Droid Turbo's latest leaked pics reveal rapid battery charger

The phone should be hitting Verizon stores soon, complete with Motorola's battery-replenishing, super charger.

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Lenovo Smartband fitness tracker with PC unlock feature appears on company website

There's no price or release date, only a promise to track your health and skip the Windows password prompt.

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Fitbit gets fancier with Charge activity trackers, fitness-focused Surge 'super watch'

The fitness tracking heavyweight resists the race to the bottom with three new devices, including one with smartwatch features.

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Android Wear continues to evolve with support for local music storage and GPS

The new features are welcome, but it's not immediately clear how to take advantage of offline music, and GPS isn't available in current hardware.

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New rumors of Microsoft wearable include FCC filing, mystery watch on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Did a TV show just spill the beans? Meanwhile, the FCC filing suggests the device will come in three different sizes.

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New Raspberry Pi goodies inbound: Official display accessory, revamped A+ model

If you're looking to spice up your Raspberry Pi projects with an easy touchscreen addition, you may not have long to wait.

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Bit by bit, the Moto 360 continues to get better

New update adds smarter battery management, better timekeeping and a few other tweaks.

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I’m wearin’ it! Survey shows users would buy wearable tech from McDonald’s

We’re not sure exactly what that would be, but it was the most bizarre result from a wearables survey that showed predictably high interest in Apple Watch.

G Watch R vs. Moto 360: Picking the best Android Wear watch

We've fully tested both circle-display smartwatches. Here's why LG's competitor takes the Android Wear crown.

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Report: Sprint to charge $10 per month for Samsung Gear S data plan

The luxury of using a smartwatch in place of your phone may not come cheap, as carriers look to cash in.

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Fitbit Surge leak reveals a fitness-focused 'superwatch'

Report claims $250 Fitbit Surge will have a bigger screen and GPS.