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Apple Watch to Be Sold at Best Buy Stores
Apple Watch

Apple Watch to Be Sold at Best Buy Stores

Starting in August.
Can the Apple Watch Succeed by Wooing Female Buyers?
Apple Watch

Can the Apple Watch Succeed by Wooing Female Buyers?

With the lack of Watch sales data suggesting sluggish demand, Apple is stepping up its marketing to a key demo.
Is Apple Watch a Design Flop?
Apple Watch

Is Apple Watch a Design Flop?

That was the conclusion, it seems, of an all-star design panel.
Clifton Leaf
Android Wear Reportedly Getting Watch-to-Watch Sharing Features
Android Wear

Android Wear Reportedly Getting Watch-to-Watch Sharing Features

Google is launching new watch-to-watch communication features for Android Wear that are not unlike those on Apple's Watch.
Steve Dent
This Is the Apple Watch's Secret Profit Weapon
Apple Watch

This Is the Apple Watch's Secret Profit Weapon

It retails for $49 but costs only about $2.05 to make.
LG Watch Urbane Review: Is This the Best Android Wear Device?
Smartwatches

LG Watch Urbane Review: Is This the Best Android Wear Device?

One company that's been entrenched in the smartwatch race has been LG, which has already released a trio of them.
Here's When the Apple Watch Will Hit Retail Stores
Apple Watch

Here's When the Apple Watch Will Hit Retail Stores

Be prepared. The date is set.
Apple Watch Apps Are a Disaster
Apple Watch

Apple Watch Apps Are a Disaster

I rarely, if ever, use any of the apps on my Apple Watch, and that's supposed to be one of the highlight experiences.
This Is What It's Like to Wear a Pebble Time Smartwatch
Pebble

This Is What It's Like to Wear a Pebble Time Smartwatch

A hands-on review of Pebble's newest watch reveals what could be a deal-breaker for some buyers.
Jason Fell
What's on Tap for Google at I/O 2015
Google

What's on Tap for Google at I/O 2015

A taste of what to expect when the show starts in earnest tomorrow.
9 of the Biggest Complaints About the Apple Watch So Far
Apple Watch

9 of the Biggest Complaints About the Apple Watch So Far

The smartwatch has only been available for a little more than a week, but early adopters and reviewers have already pointed out some of its shortcomings.
Lisa Eadicicco
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