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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.

IDG.TV Live @ SXSW Presented by the UK'S Department for International Trade | Day 1

Join host Jimmy Conrad at Great Britain House at SXSW as he talks to innovative British tech companies Plansnap and Kymira. This program presented by the UK's Department for International Trade. The companies...

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Hands-on with attractive knockoff Apple Watch bands for less than $20

Apple's cheapest Apple Watch bands cost $49, but that’s highway robbery compared to these virtually identical knockoffs from FanTEK, Fullmosa, and Pugo Top.

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Huawei Watch 2 hands on: Another chunky Android Wear 2 sports watch

The elegant dress watch appeal of the original Huawei Watch is gone, and in its place is a plasticky sports watch.

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Three easy to use activity trackers

CIO contributor Jim Martin tries out three of the easier to use fitness trackers for those who want something that doesn't require a steep learning curve.

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Verizon announces its LG Sport watch rival, the LTE and NFC-enabled Wear24

With the first Android Wear 2.0 watches set to launch, the LG-Google co-designed Sport already has some competition from an unlikely source: Verizon.

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The six Android Wear 2.0 changes you should check out first

Android Wear 2.0 is a big improvement. Here are the things you'll want to do first to get acclimated.

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Android Wear 2.0 finally arrives, alongside two LG watches made in collaboration with Google

Two watches co-designed by Google and LG highlight the new features of Android Wear 2.0, but only the larger model gets to take advantage of Android Pay.

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Everything we think we know about the LG-Google watches

If the rumors are correct, the new watches co-designed by Google and LG are due to land this week. Here's what we've heard about them.

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Can Google's new watches save Android Wear?

Google is set to release a pair of smartwatches alongside next month's release of Android Wear 2.0, and there's a lot riding on them.

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What Android Wear 2.0 needs to be a hit

Google's upcoming smartwatches are going to have to deliver a "wow" experience to make Android Wear a hit.

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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.

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