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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.

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You won't want Microsoft's wearable just for 11 sensors or cross-platform support

Egalitarian mobile support just isn't a killer feature in fit-tech wearables—unless you happen to use a Windows Phone.

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Google Fit platform will make all your fitness apps and devices play together

No more siloed smart-fitness stuff. Google's taking an inclusive approach, allowing developers to plug into a common fitness platform so your apps can share data and give you a more complete view.

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FreeWavz wireless earphones use medical-style sensors to record heart rate data

Here's another ear wearable that tracks your heart rate. But FreeWavz is completely wireless, and uses a pulse oximeter for improved accuracy.

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Sprint-exclusive Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport to focus on fitness

Sprint unveiled a new Galaxy S5 flavor along with HD Voice, expanded 4G LTE coverage, and a free 30-day network trial.

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The future of Razer's Nabu wearable will be written by superfans and developers

Borrowing a page from the Google Glass Explorer program, Razer is tapping third-party app developers and passionate users to build a better activity-tracking wristband.

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Apple's health-focused wearable is coming in October, sources say

Apple is gearing up for as many as 5 million units a month, says one far-east Asia source.