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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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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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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.

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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.

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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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LG G Watch R: My first 12 hours with the best-looking Android Wear watch of all

Shipping in early November, the G Watch R evokes a traditional sports chronograph, complete with a circular display and watch faces with digital complications.

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Watch makers will get to tweak Android Wear... eventually

Google takes a slightly softer stance toward OEM customizations in its newest products

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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.