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The Path to a 'Wearable' Future Lies ... In Academia
Wearable Tech

The Path to a 'Wearable' Future Lies ... In Academia

For a glimpse of what is, what might have been and what may lie ahead in wearable devices, look beyond branded tech and Silicon Valley startups.
The Apple Watch Only Costs How Much to Make?
Pricing

The Apple Watch Only Costs How Much to Make?

The smartwatch has the lowest hardware cost to price of any of the tech company's devices.
Help! I've Been Kidnapped by My Apple Watch.
Apple Watch

Help! I've Been Kidnapped by My Apple Watch.

One week later, I'm suffering from something like Stockholm syndrome.
Philip Elmer-DeWitt
Have a Tattoo? Apple Watch Might Not Be for You.
Apple Watch

Have a Tattoo? Apple Watch Might Not Be for You.

Early adopters of the smartwatch say a number of the key functions are disrupted by their tattoos.
Watch Apple's Three New Smartwatch Ads
Apple Watch

Watch Apple's Three New Smartwatch Ads

After months of waiting, Apple's debut smartwatch is finally here. And the company has three new videos to tempt you with.
Samsung Hints at New Smartwatch on Apple Watch Launch Day
Samsung

Samsung Hints at New Smartwatch on Apple Watch Launch Day

This time, Samsung's Gear smartwatch could be round, according to a blog post.
The One Reason You Should Want to Buy a Smartwatch
Smartwatches

The One Reason You Should Want to Buy a Smartwatch

It's so painfully simple but also kind of glorious.
Jason Fell
Strong Turnout as Shoppers Get to Try Apple Watch
Apple Watch

Strong Turnout as Shoppers Get to Try Apple Watch

Apple expects demand for the watch to exceed availability at launch.
Netflix Invents Apple Watch Alternative in Hilarious New Parody (VIDEO)
tech addiction

Netflix Invents Apple Watch Alternative in Hilarious New Parody (VIDEO)

The streaming giant has unveiled a cutting-edge timepiece of its own, which literally allows users to watch Netflix around the clock.
Geoff Weiss
Apple Watch Could Sell a Million Units in First Weekend, Analyst Says
Apple Watch

Apple Watch Could Sell a Million Units in First Weekend, Analyst Says

It's all about the fanboys. After that? Expect sales to slow down.
Apple Watch Launch Only 'Symbolic' for Wearables Industry, Research Group Says
Wearable Tech

Apple Watch Launch Only 'Symbolic' for Wearables Industry, Research Group Says

While smartwatch sales are poised for serious growth this year, the 'key to success' hasn't been communicated to consumers yet, according to IDC.
Jason Fell
9 Startup Ideas That Were Ahead of Their Time
Innovation

9 Startup Ideas That Were Ahead of Their Time

In the technology industry, the only thing worse than being wrong is being early.
Erin Griffith
Here Are the First 24 Apple Watch Apps
Apple Watch

Here Are the First 24 Apple Watch Apps

Apple has started approving third-party apps for its smartwatch. Twitter made the first cut. Facebook did not.
Philip Elmer-DeWitt
Pebble Time Hits $20 Million on Kickstarter
Pebble

Pebble Time Hits $20 Million on Kickstarter

It's the fastest-funded project and also the most funded -- by far.
Jason Fell