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Fitbit Surge leak reveals a fitness-focused 'superwatch'

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

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Report: Microsoft is about to jump into the smartwatch fray

Forbes says that Microsoft will introduce its own smartwatch "within weeks."

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Will.i.am's Puls is a beast of a wearable that makes calls without a phone

But it does need a data plan from AT&T in the U.S. or from O2 in the U.K.

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Fitbit Charge reportedly adds new features and addresses that nasty skin rash problem

Leaked fitness band details show a larger display and optional heart rate monitor

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Google teases pending Android 5.0 'L' release, Nexus 6 and 9 expected Wednesday

The wait may finally be over to check out the next phase of Android.

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Omate Lutetia is the rare smartwatch that's just for women

Beaded bands bring a more feminine look to the male-obsessed smartwatch market.

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Breakthrough batteries last 20 years, charge 70 percent in two minutes

If the breakthrough battery tech hits mainstream it could revolutionize electric cars—and end the forced obsolescence of smartphones.

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Enough with the non-existent wearables already

What's wrong with wearables? Not enough of them are real products, and many may never be. And if there's one thing a new market doesn't need, it's vaporware.

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Android Wear companion app hints at volume control and other goodies

An upcoming firmware update could bring lots of new capabilities to Google’s smartwatch platform

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HTC admits building a smartwatch, but says it won't be ready until 2015

“It ended up just not being ready,” a company executive said.

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Startup aims to be lord of the sensor-filled gesture control rings

Japan's 16Lab thinks its controller ring's components are a differentiator.

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Tzukuri's smart sunglasses send alerts when you've left them behind

The solar-powered beacon pings paired iPhones over Bluetooth LE, and the Kickstarter-funded project plans to launch an API to add more functions.

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Face for Wear exits beta, promises to pretty up your smartwatch

Face for Wear is becoming a go-to source for customized Android Wear faces.