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Samsung Gear VR headset hands-on: Better than the Oculus Rift (in some ways)

Samsung's Gear VR headset isn't perfect, but the first big-name VR headset to market makes an impressive debut nonetheless.

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Report: Samsung partnering with PayPal on smartwatch payment

With Apple Pay looming, other companies are trying to jump on the mobile payment bandwagon.

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Sony releases SmartEyeglass developer kit

Sales to developers are planned before April.

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Misfit Flash is a sleep and fitness tracker on the cheap

The $50 fitness band has nearly the same features as Misfit's previous wearable, but at half the price

How to Stay Connected When Traveling Abroad

Taking a trip? Here’s how to avoid the exorbitant costs of international Internet access, phone calls, text messaging.

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Apple Watch's privacy details under scrutiny by Connecticut attorney general

Attorney General George Jepsen is particularly concerned about the protection of health information collected by the new wearable device

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Kreyos smartwatch: We're not a scam, just a trainwreck

Failed smartwatch is a cautionary tale for crowdfunded wearables

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TAG Heuer says it's going to make a smartwatch

Having dismissed the Apple Watch as "too feminine," the luxury watchmaker says it will jump on the bandwagon by next spring.

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Want lithium-ion batteries to last? Slow charging may not be the answer

For the first time, scientists have examined how a battery operates on the particle level

Protect Your Smartphone from Mobile Malware

Just how real are the threats, and what steps should you take to keep your phone free from infection?

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HTC's Android Wear watch might not be dead after all

A new report says HTC just needs more time to get it right

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Apple Watch tidbits: One-day battery life, but a smart anti-theft trick

A couple more details on Apple's first smartwatch are falling into place.

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Google buys 'smart' spoon maker Lift Labs

Lift Labs makes a mechanical spoon for people with neurodegenerative diseases.

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Apple Watch vs. Android Wear: A reality check

The first Apple smartwatch doesn't bury Google's efforts, but it shows the way forward

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What you need to know about Apple Watch, Apple's attempt to remake wearables

Now that Apple's smartwatch is finally a real product, it's a perfect time to detail exactly what we know, and what key details are still under wraps.