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Jon is the Editor-in-Chief of PCWorld, Macworld, Greenbot & TechHive. He's been covering all manner of consumer hardware since 1995.

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Microsoft reveals Surface Hub, an 84-inch, 4K touchscreen for office collaboration

Perhaps the best feature? Microsoft says it's solved the pain and friction of simply joining a videoconference.

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The super-thin ThinOptics reading glasses slip inside their own smartphone case

These insanely lightweight and durable readers grip your nose, then slide right into smartphone cases when you're done.

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Quell is a wearable pain manager that stimulates your brain's natural opiates

The basic TENS technology has been around for years, but now Quell has FDA approval to bring it to the consumer market.

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Vert is the wearable vertical leap monitor for high-flying hoops players

OK, it's one of the most mission-specific wearables you'll ever see. But if you care about jumping, it seems possibly game-changing.

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Voyce, the sensor-packed wellness wearable for dogs, will ship in February for $300

Better late than never, the long-overdue health and activity tracker promises to deliver canine wellness data that not even your vet can record.

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Android Wear update adds name-brand watchfaces and interface improvements

Google's smartwatch OS is getting a lot more pop-culture aware. And that's just the beginning of what looks to be a killer update.

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Basis Peak review: This is the band to buy if you obsess over heart-rate and sleep tracking

The real-time heart-rate tracking isn't perfect, but it comes close. And with automatic sleep tracking and an improved industrial design, the Basis Peak is much better than its predecessor.

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Meet Gordon Mah Ung, PCWorld's new hardware guru

Say hello to the original hardcore PC enthusiast.

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LG G Watch R review: Even at $300, it's the best Android Wear watch available today

The G Watch R beats its closest competitor, the Moto 360, to take the Android Wear crown. Just be prepared for a large smartwatch with a very specific design.

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KiQplan wants to do for wearables what Jane Fonda did for workout tapes

No, it's not another activity tracker. Instead, Fitbug has created a mobile platform for customized fitness regimens and workout videos.

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Hands on with Microsoft Band: It’s awkward and inaccurate, but stuffed with features

It's uncomfortable to wear, and its heart-rate data is inconsistent. But for just $200, the Microsoft Band is stuffed with more sensors than any other wearable available.

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How to use Android Wear's new offline music and Bluetooth headphone features

Android Wear's new offline music features are rather inscrutable, but this handy starter's guide should make everything clear.

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Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs because the Steve Jobs bio-pics must never end

But, hey, at least Christian Bale is a very good actor.

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Android Wear continues to evolve with support for local music storage and GPS

The new features are welcome, but it's not immediately clear how to take advantage of offline music, and GPS isn't available in current hardware.

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LG G Watch R: My first 12 hours with the best-looking Android Wear watch of all

Shipping in early November, the G Watch R evokes a traditional sports chronograph, complete with a circular display and watch faces with digital complications.