Wearables

Wearables news, information, and how-to advice

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Walmart is selling the Apple Watch Series 1 for $100 off

With Apple's smartwatch selling for just $149, it's a good time to see what all the fuss is about.

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How to get all of the Apple Watch Activity achievements

Trying to snag every Activity badge? Here's a full list of every achievement and what you need to do to get it.

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Apple's AirPods are back in stock on Amazon, but probably not for long

There's no discount on Apple's beloved wireless bluetooth earbuds, but it's kind of a surprise to see them there in the first place.

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Third-party faces might be more of a curse than a blessing for Apple Watch

Speculation is mounting that Apple will open up watchOS to third-party watch faces. That might not be a good thing.

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Fitbit Versa vs Apple Watch Series 1: Which budget smartwatch is right for you?

Fitbit's new Versa smartwatch is on sale today for $200. How does it stack up against the $249 Apple Watch Series 1?

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WatchOS 4.3.1 beta warns that watchOS 1 apps won't work on future versions

If you have an app made for watchOS 1, you better hope it gets updated.

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Get a foldable Apple Watch charging stand for $28 on Amazon

Dodocool's charging stand comes with magnets and an adjustable incline for easy viewing in Nightstand mode.

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Twelve South HiRise Duet and Belkin Valet Charge Dock review: Which iPhone and Apple Watch charging dock is better?

Each weighty stand can charge both devices with ease, but one of them adds extra perks.

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Fitbit Versa review: The first non-Apple smartwatch that’s worth your time

Fitbit’s new Versa smartwatch is the first smartwatch that might make people thing twice about buying an Apple Watch.

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Get an Apple Watch Series 1 for as low as $179 at Best Buy

Best Buy is selling the Apple Watch Series 1 for $70 off the retail price.

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Apple’s annual spring Apple Watch band refresh brings stripes, accents, and loops

Apple has announced a series of new Apple Watch band colors ready for spring and will sell the Nike Sport Loop as an accessory for the first time.

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Android Wear becomes Wear OS by Google—let's hope bigger changes follow

Google has announced that it's changing the name of Android Wear to Wear OS, but it needs more than new branding to fix what ails it.

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How the new Versa and Ace will help Fitbit fight Apple Watch and ‘win the family’

Versa and Ace, the two newest members of Fitbit’s family of fitness trackers, represent a new focus on women and children with smaller, smarter devices.

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7 easy tweaks to breathe new life into your Apple Watch

Stopped wearing your snazzy smartwatch? Here's how you can make it meaningful again.

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5 ways Apple can stop developers from abandoning Apple Watch

Over the past few months, high-profile apps such as eBay, Twitter, and Slack have bailed on Apple Watch, as developers shift their efforts away from watchOS. Here's how Apple can reverse that trend.

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Sorry, Apple Watch Series 3 LTE users: If you want to stop and start service it'll cost you

As the three-month promotion for Apple Watch Series 3 comes to an end, many users are going to want to suspend their cellular service. Here’s why it might end up costing more in the long run.

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Apple Watch and watchOS: Apple Pay Cash now available, plus new bands and a new trade-in program

Whether you've been an Apple Watch user since day one or just bought your first one, there's a lot to know about Apple's wearable platform. We've got all of the answers inside.

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Fitbit expands Ionic OS with Hue, Flipboard apps, and 80 clock faces

Fitbit has released the first software update to its Ionic smartwatch, bringing a handful of new apps and dozens of clock faces.

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With new EKG monitor and Heart Study app, Apple Watch could one day save your life

Apple has announced that its Heart Study app is available for download, letting Apple Watch owners participate in a research group to identify irregular heart rates.

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Why virtual assistants are the ‘killer app’ for wearables

‘Hearables’ and smart glasses will keep us in range of our virtual assistants everywhere, all the time.

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