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fitbit charge 2

Amazon slashes up to 20% off Fitbit Charge 2 as Charge 3 rumors heat up

You can get a Fitbit Charge 2 for $120 or an Ionic for $150 at Amazon today.

garmin tracker

47% off Garmin vivosmart HR Activity Tracker - Deal Post

With a built-in heart rate sensor and altimeter, vivosmart tracks steps, distance, calories, heart rate, floors climbed and activity intensity. Vivosmart also shows you text, call, email, calendar and social media alerts.

Macworld Podcast
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Apple takes on Netflix, Apple Watch gets LTE, and iOS 11 brings new app redesigns | Macworld Podcast Episode 569

The Macworld staff talks about the latest Apple Watch rumors, iOS 11's redesign, and Appleā€™s billion-dollar bid for original programming.

Apple Watch 2
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Apple is said to be planning a Watch with LTE

The next Apple Watch line-up could include a model with LTE support, says a report.

exoskeleton

A smart exoskeleton can keep the elderly safe

A team of Italian and Swiss researchers have developed a prototype exoskeleton to prevent elderly people from falling.

Emma watch Microsoft

This Microsoft wearable is helping Parkinson's patients write again

Emma Lawton is finally able to write her name again. The 33-year-old graphic designer was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease back in 2013. It's a movement disorder that took away her ability to draw and write -- until now.

fitbit

Fitbit Offers Up To 50% off and Free Shipping For Mom's Day - Deal Alert

Motivate the women who motivate you. Add some extra inspiration to Mother's Day and get up to 50% off select gifts, plus free 2-day shipping when you spend $50 or more.

ZTE Quartz smartwatch

ZTE's Quartz smartwatch: A good idea hindered by its OS

ZTE's Quartz smartwatch packs 3G connectivity and a big battery in a more affordable package, but an underdeveloped network and operating system are keeping the watch from reaching its full potential.

IBM's graphene chip

Researchers build a microprocessor from flexible materials

Researchers have built a primitive microprocessor out of a two-dimensional material similar to graphene, the flexible conductive wonder material that some believe will revolutionize the design and manufacture of batteries, sensors and...

ZTE Quartz smartwatch

ZTE's first Android smartwatch is here

The Quartz runs on Android Wear 2.0 and has built-in 3G and Google Assistant, but requires you to take your wallet: Android Pay is not supported.

DHL augmented reality

Augmented reality gets a second life in manufacturing

Although augmented reality may not have gotten very far in the consumer market, the technology is getting a second look in the manufacturing sector.

apple watch bands 6 trio2
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Knockoff Apple Watch bands for $20 or less tested

A real leather band for 12 percent of what Apple charges? A silicone sport band for under $10? I'm sold.

komatsu

Japan looks beyond Industry 4.0 towards Society 5.0

Declining birth rate, aging population, natural disasters, pollution: Do these sound like issues the IT industry can deal with? Japanese businesses say yes, and a number of them are at the Cebit trade show in Hanover, Germany, to...

Huawei Watch 2

Huawei's new smartwatch doesn't need a phone

The company's high-end Watch 2 model comes with 4G connectivity allowing users to leave their phone at home.

Huawei Watch 2

Huawei's new smartwatch doesn't need a phone

The company's high-end Watch 2 model comes with 4G connectivity allowing users to leave their phone at home.

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IBM's hub for wearables could have you out of the hospital faster

Researchers at IBM have developed a hub for wearables that can gather information from multiple wearable devices and share it with a doctor, potentially cutting down on the time patients need to spend in a hospital.

phaiser headphones

69% off Phaiser BHS-730 Bluetooth Sweatproof Sport Earbuds, Magnetic - Deal Alert

8mm Speakers combined with Bluetooth 4.1 create super accurate HD sound with powerful bass. The bullet-shaped Comply T-400 M memory foam tips provide Total Isolation from external noise.

fitbit charge 2

13% off Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate + Fitness Wristband - Deal Alert

Make every beat count with Fitbit Charge 2-the all-new heart rate and fitness wristband built for all-day, workouts and beyond. PurePulse continuous heart rate makes it easy to maximize workouts, better track calorie burn and get a...

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Panasonic shows off a flexible battery for wearables

Panasonic has developed a flexible lithium ion battery for use in wearable devices that maintains its electrical characteristics even after repeated bending.

apple watch case

20% off Spigen 42mm Apple Watch Case and 2 Screen Protectors - Deal Alert

For the ultimate protection against drops and scratches, Spigen has invented the Rugged Armor case for your 42mm Apple Watch. Case comes with 2 screen protectors and is currently listed for just $11.99, 20% off its list price.

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