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Future Apple Watch model could identify you based on your vein patterns

Apple has filed a patent for a heart rate sensor on the Apple Watch that would work similarly to Touch ID on your iPhone.

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Hands-on: Sony N is a Google Glass for your neck, with an assistant named Nigel

Sony formally unveiled its N wearable on Thursday night, complete with a digital assistant named Nigel. You can't buy it, but you may try it if you sign up for Sony's beta program.


Fitbit Flex 2 review

Fitbit's newest wearable is ideal for fashionistas and swimmers.

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Panasonic has a technology for transmitting data by human touch

Panasonic has developed a data transmission system that can exchange information through human touch.


Panasonic sends data by human touch

Panasonic has developed a prototype data transmission system that sends data via human touch.


Fujitsu's Ontenna turns audio into vibrations

The prototype gadget could give deaf people a window into some of the sounds that shape the world.

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How the Apple Watch will take this NYC restaurant's customer service to the next level

Shake Shack's Danny Meyer is deploying Apple Watches at his NYC eatery Union Square Cafe.

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Android Wear 2.0 delayed to 2017, Developer Preview 3 out now

The first really huge update to Google's watch platform is taking a little longer than expected.

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Aetna to give away 50K Apple Watches to its employees, subsidize others for customers

Health insurer Aetna said it plans to give employees 50,000 free Apple Watches and subsidize the cost of the mobile device for a select number of its largest customers in an effort to bolster its analytics-based mobile wellness and...

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10 utterly wonderful technologies you shouldn't buy yet

These are great! But be patient, 'cause they need a bit more time to be fully baked.

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watchOS 3 guide: 15 essential tips to transform your Apple Watch

You don't need a Series 2 to seriously upgrade your Apple Watch. Give these watchOS 3 features a shot.

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Apple Watch Series 2 review: A faster, brighter fitness machine

Apple's second-generation watch doubles down on fitness with GPS, water-resistance, a dual-core processor, and super-bright display.


Apple Watch Series 2 review: Pretty close to perfect

The second-generation Apple Watch is a fitness fanatic’s dream, with swim workouts, GPS, and fast-loading apps.


Fitbit Charge 2 review

The top three reasons why Charge 2 is Fitbit’s best activity tracker yet.


Fitbit Charge 2 review: This activity tracker goes the extra mile

With notifications, deep breathing, sleep tracking, and heart rate monitoring, the Charge 2 has everything you could want in a tracker.

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Nixon Mission review: A hardcore Android Wear watch for surf and snow

Ruggedized for action sports, the Nixon Mission is water resistant down to 10 ATM thanks to a trick "MicLock" feature.


Mingis on Tech: The iPhone 7, Apple Watch 2 -- and the gadget guy!

After all the Apple-centric news of late , it's time to get gander at the gadget guy's latest goodies in time to prep for the holiday shopping season.


A high-tech shirt made for speed

Worn by racing driver Tony Kanaan, this high-tech shirt from NTT Data and Toray provides his crew realtime measurements of his body during a race.

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