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Swatch is joining the fitness band craze

And why not? Everyone else is.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Rockin' docks

This week's roundup of new gear for your iOS devices includes several docks for charging and syncing -- and maybe even for putting it at the center of your home-entertainment system.

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The Freshman 15: Apps and fitness gadgets to keep you healthy at college

Whether you need to grab a workout in just 7 minutes to make a meal out of ramen, these apps deserve a spot on every health-conscious student's phone.

50 Cent's headphones will measure your heart rate

Biometric headphones that measure your heart rate will be out later this year from SMS Audio.

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Fitness trackers are changing online privacy -- and it's time to pay attention

In the rush to get wearable devices to market, attention hasn't always been paid to security and privacy.

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Runtastic Orbit review: The activity tracker that only a Runtastic fanatic could love

It's not pretty or even cheap, but this serviceable activity-tracking wristband offers special data-syncing with the Runtastic Pro mobile app.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Eight is enough?

This week's roundup of new iOS accessories includes a device for quickly charging up to eight iOS devices, plus cables, Bluetooth speakers, and more.

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Why have consumers spent $1 million on Vessyl, an absurd calorie-counting cup?

Vessyl can report the caloric value of liquids, and even (get this!) tell you what you just poured inside of it. Huh. This is useful how?

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Walk this way: 6 pedometer apps for iPhone

Who needs a Fitbit anyway? Your iPhone can track your steps for you, but not every pedometer app can go the distance.

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Netatmo June review: You won’t feel burned by this UV-sensing wearable

June pairs with an iPhone app to warn you about sun exposure, so you can cover up or put on sunscreen before it's too late.

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Healbe finally releases lab data for its notorious GoBe calorie-tracking wristband

According to its lab report, the wrist-worn wearable can detect the calories in the food you eat with an error rate of 13.5 percent. But this comes via a blog post, not a peer-reviewed study.