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Nike gets into smartwatch software with Samsung Gear S app

The Nike+ Running app will let users track their routes and get “cheers” from Facebook friends while leaving their phones at home

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Look but don't touch: Apple wearable won't ship until 2015, report says

A September announcement seems likely, but a 2014 launch doesn't

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Pixlr's free photo editor goes native on Windows and OS X

Native Windows and Mac versions arrive, but the full-featured editor is still online-only

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Samsung's Gear S gives the people what (they think) they want

A standalone smartwatch sounds wonderful, as long as you don't think about it too much.

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Leap Motion reveals bid to become Oculus Rift's head-mounted VR controller

$20 Oculus Rift mount lets users track their hands and fingers in 3D

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Report: Apple wearable on track for September debut

Fitness and home controls could play a big role in Apple's latest gadget

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BeeLink makes Android Wear usable across multiple devices

Connecting more than one phone or tablet to your Android Wear smartwatch no longer requires a factory reset

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Enthusiast developer keeps Windows XP alive with unofficial 'Service Pack 4'

Support for the 13-year-old operating system lives on without Microsoft's blessing.

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Chrome update adds 64-bit support, crisp text for high-res displays

The new version of Google's browser is faster and more stable, and it looks a lot better on high-end laptops.l

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Microsoft: Fix for Surface Pro 3 overheating issue coming soon

Core i7 users should expect some extra heat, but shouldn't be getting temperature warnings.

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T-Mobile pushes paid data plans, makes room for bigger families

Not to complain too much, but it's getting tricky to keep track of all these promotions.

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Huawei abandons Windows Phone, says Tizen has 'no chance to be successful'

After two years of losing money, Huawei is giving up on Microsoft's mobile operating system.

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Surface Pro 3 bugs keep coming as overheating complaints arise

The temperature icon of death is just the latest headache for Surface owners.

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Sony hints at its own new smartwatch for IFA

Has Qualcomm finally found a partner for its unique display and battery tech?

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Report: Samsung to announce Galaxy Gear 3 next month

If you're keeping score, this would be Samsung's sixth smartwatch since last September

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