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Google rebrands Android Wear as Wear OS for all new smartwatches

Android Wear is in a pretty awkward spot as a product line for Google, with tons of smartwatches either failing or getting pulled off the market after lackluster sales. What’s the panacea for a flailing product? Rebranding! Say goodbye to Android Wear, as Google is now referring to the smartwatch software as Wear OS. Pretty […]

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Fitbit plans a ‘family’ of smartwatches in 2018

Fitbit knows it can't lean on activity trackers forever, and it's going to shake things up in 2018. As part of a call discussing its latest earnings, the company said it would produce a "family" of smartwatches this year — it's not just going to ho…
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Skagen Falster smartwatches are now available to buy

The new Skagen Falster smartwatches were the most exciting Android Wear devices to hit CES 2018 earlier this month. The clean, simple designs and relatively small size at 42mm were refreshing compared to the heavy, oversized devices that usually carry Android Wear. The black with leather strap models are now available to buy at Skagen’s […]

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The best smartwatches and fitness trackers to give as gifts

If a plain-Jane fitness tracker seems like too uninspired of a gift, we have some other ideas. You could buy any number of smartwatches that fared well in our tests. Engadget's resident runners also say Garmin Forerunner watches are a good bet for at…
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These stylish Huawei smartwatches are up to 25 percent off on Amazon

Huawei has redefined smartwatch style, and right now you can save anywhere from $ 30 to $ 190 on these elegant yet intelligent accessories.

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Movado will unveil five Android Wear smartwatches at Baselworld 2017

While we already know Swarovski will announce an Android Wear smartwatch “for her” at Baselworld, Movado just announced it will unveil a slew of devices at the annual watch and jewelry trade show. These devices won’t launch until the fall of 2017.

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Samsung expands market for Gear smartwatches via iOS compatability

It took Samsung quite a while, but Samsung has finally released an iOS app that enables users to connect some of their smartwatches with their Apple smartphone. The new iOS app will work with the Gear S2 and Gear S3 smartwatches. There are some reports that it will work with the Gear Fit 2 activity […]

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This 2-millimeter sensor could bring cameras to the smallest smartwatches

Sony’s latest sensor design is only a single megapixel — but it’s also only 2 millimeters and weighs a tenth of a gram. The tiny sensor and lens combo could wind up in wearables like smartwatches or even drones.

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Samsung’s latest chip could make bulky smartwatches a whole lot thinner

Smartwatches are getting better, but they still have a few drawbacks, such as their bulk. Samsung hopes to change that with a new chip that offers faster processing and compatibility for LTE, but in a smaller package.

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You can pre-order Fossil’s new Q Wander, Q Marshal smartwatches as of Friday

Fossil announced the Q Wander and Q Marshal earlier this year, and the two devices are finally going on sale this week. The watches will be up for pre-order on Friday and in stores August 29.

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Real smartwatches have curves: Third-gen Asus Zenwatch could swap shapes

After two models with a distinctive rectangular screen, Asus may switch to a circular screen for the Zenwatch 3, according to early rumors. Here’s what we think we know about the new smartwatch.

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The 5 best fitness bands for backpacking go where smartwatches fear to tread

With an ever expanding market and features that keep improving, this is the year to take a fitness band backpacking. From ultra-pricey to ultra-light, here are a few of our current favorites, from the likes of Garmin and Fitbit.

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Google is reportedly making two Android Wear smartwatches integrated with Assistant

Google is reportedly making two Android Wear smartwatches, and both devices will be integrated with Google Assistant — the search giant’s artificially intelligent bot. The larger of the two devices will have LTE, GPS, and a heart-rate monitor.

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Put some bling on it: Huawei’s Swarovski studded smartwatches are now on sale

The Huawei Watch has quite a few styles to choose from, and with a range of price tags. But the company is now expanding that lineup to include women with the Elegant and the Jewel models.

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Fossil pops out 7 more stylish wearables, including two Android Wear smartwatches

Fossil is making good on its promise to deliver 100 new connected devices before the end of the year. It announced two new Android Wear devices, new fitness trackers, and even new “smart analog watches.”

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Here are the 5 best smartwatches you can buy right now

Tempted to buy a smartwatch? If so, then the growing number of great models available means you’ve got plenty of choice, but which one should you choose? Here are our five picks, plus a few that are coming soon.

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The 10 best smartwatches from IFA 2015

IFA 2015 was chock full of cool smartwatches and fitness wearables, so we’ve put together a list of 10 of the most awesome wrist-worn devices we saw at the show — Samsung’s Gear S2, the Huawei Watch, and Moto 360, to name a few.

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Android Wear smartwatches now work on iOS

Android Wear smartwatches will now work with iPhones, Google announced in a surprise blog post. All future Android Wear smartwatches will work with iPhones, and some older models will support Apple’s OS, too.

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Two unannounced LG smartwatches show up at the FCC, one with pictures in tow

LG and Verizon have something cooking up. Recent FCC filings show two unannounced LG smartwatches that are compatible with Big Red’s network. The FCC was even nice enough to include a few pictures, too.

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