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You won't want Microsoft's wearable just for 11 sensors or cross-platform support

Egalitarian mobile support just isn't a killer feature in fit-tech wearables—unless you happen to use a Windows Phone.

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Wearables Right or Wrong? Android Wear redefines what a smartwatch OS should be

In Episode 7 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips sets his crosshairs directly on Android Wear, Google's new OS designed just for wrist wearables.

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LG G Watch vs Samsung Gear Live: Picking the best Android Wear watch available today

Until the Moto 360 arrives "later this summer," these two watches are all we have. Too bad they're almost too similar to pick a clear winner.

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Android Wear walkthrough: What it's really like to use Google's smartwatch OS

The Android Wear experience is all about slippery context cards, 'OK Google' voice control, and keeping apps out of the way. Let's review the basics in photos.

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Google says OEM skins won't dilute Android Wear, Android TV and Android Auto

Device managers can brand their hardware, but "otherwise it should be the same" says Google engineering director David Burke.

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Android Wear video demo: Take a look at what LG's G Watch can do

Google's new smartwatch OS is all about voice control. Watch as we take the new LG G Watch through its Googly paces.

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Android Wear first impressions: The most useful wearable interface I've ever used

With instant voice-controlled search, messaging and more on your wrist, Android Wear changes the game. But 'OK Google' could be the second-coming of Glassholism.

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Hands on with LG G Watch, an unapologetically simple Android Wear smartwatch

Devoid of fancy features, this stark black wearable would seem to bank everything on the usefulness of Google's new smartwatch OS.

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Soundhawk is a wearable for your ear that fine-tunes all the world's noises

When's the last time you actually heard a conversation in a noisy restaurant? SoundHawk wants to help you cut through the din to hear what matters.

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FreeWavz wireless earphones use medical-style sensors to record heart rate data

Here's another ear wearable that tracks your heart rate. But FreeWavz is completely wireless, and uses a pulse oximeter for improved accuracy.

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Diane Von Furstenberg fashion frames for Glass now available for the diva price of $1800

Now you can be a Glass Explorer without sacrificing your feminine fashion sense. But you'll need to pony up major cash for the privilege.

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Google's Android Wear watch OS: What you need to know on the eve of Google I/O

The Android Wear smartwatch operating system is poised to be the star of Google's annual developers' conference. Here's your quick primer before the onslaught of coverage begins.

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Google I/O 2014: What to expect as Google increases its focus on 'connected' tech

An increased emphasis on wearables, the living room, and even cars will likely define the keynote of Google's annual developer conference.

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Report: Samsung will parade an Android Wear smartwatch at Google I/O

Just months after shifting its smartwatch strategy to the Tizen OS, news emerges that Samsung is returning to Team Android in a very showy way.

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The 10 most likely sensors in a 10-sensor Apple smartwatch

Once you begin counting up the sensors, it's actually quite easy to get to 10. But you can forget about a blood-glucose sensor outright.