Wearables

Wearables news, information, and how-to advice

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This smart exoskeleton will keep you on your feet

The exoskeleton can detect when the wearer's gait changes, and, using a set of motors, can help the person regain their footing.

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A woman with Parkinson's can write again thanks to a Microsoft wearable

Microsoft has developed a prototype wearable device that pairs with a tablet to counteract some of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

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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.

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Huawei rolls out its Android Wear 2.0 watch in the U.S. with an eye on fitness, Android Pay

Android Wear fans looking for a wearable built for the latest generation of the OS have two new watches to choose from: the Huawei Watch 2 and Verizon Wear 24.

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The ZTE Quartz delivers Android Wear 2.0 and LTE for less than $200

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.

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Quartz is ZTE's first Android smartwatch

ZTE's first Android smartwatch comes with 3G connectivity and Google Assistant, but doesn't support Android Pay.

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Sorry Huawei Watch owners, you're actually not getting Android Pay

Despite an earlier report that said the watch was being tested by Google for Android Pay support, Huawei has confirmed to us that its first-generation wearable 'does not have NFC.'

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Fitbit Alta HR: Looks aren't everything

With the market of fitness wearables growing fast, CIO.com contributor Jim Martin looks at the Fitbit Alta HR to see where this device fits.

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4 new gadgets to track your heart rate

CIO.com contributor Jim Martin looks at 4 very different health-tracking devices that monitor your heart rate.

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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.

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Fossil comes back for seconds with Michael Kors, Misfit Android Wear watches

Watch giant Fossil announces Android Wear 2.0 support for two new Michael Kors Access watches and the Misfit Vapor, due later this year.

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Hands-on with Visa's NFC sunglasses

Yes, Visa's latest prototype lets you pay for stuff with a pair of sunglasses.

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LG Watch Style review: A fashion-first wearable that costs too much and does too little

The smaller of the two Android Wear 2.0 models released by LG and Google is just too crippled to be taken seriously.

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Fossil updates its three Q watches to Android Wear 2.0

If you own a Fossil Q Wander, Q Marshal, or Q Founder, you can now upgrade to Android Wear 2.0 to get standalone apps, cleaner navigation, and enhanced fitness features.

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Levi's and Google Jacquard bring you a connected jacket you'll actually wear

Now this is a wearable. Levi's classic denim jacket includes touch-sensitive conductive threads to help you control phone apps.

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Hands on: TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45 smartwatch

The cheapest models start at $1,650, but the Modular 45 is currently the best-looking, finest crafted Android Wear 2.0 watch around.

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TAG Heuer's Connected Modular 45 is the Android Wear 2.0 watch you want but can't afford

Tag Heuer's Connected Module 45 smartwatch features interchangeable straps, faces, lugs, and buckles, letting you build your dream Android Wear 2.0 watch.

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Google’s next wearable is a $350 Levi’s jacket that controls music by brushing your sleeve

Google and Levi's are partnering on the first Project Jaquard product, a jacket that brings music controls, maps updates, and phone calls to your sleeve.

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