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Intel-powered MICA is a luxury smart cuff for women

Most smartwatches treat women's fashion as an afterthought, but it's the focus of a new smart band from Intel and Opening Ceremony.

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Watch Tony Hawk ride the world's first real-life hoverboard

The skateboarding legend took the Hendo Hoverboard prototype for a ride and it's just as glorious as you'd expect.

Don't expect Google Glass to launch anytime soon

A launch in 2015 is seen as “likely,” but nothing's a given as interest slips.

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Mobile 4K video getting wired to TVs through USB 3.1, MHL

USB 3.1 will support the MHL 3 specification, which can stream 4K mobile video transfers from mobile devices.

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Volvo gives Google Cardboard new life, uses it to preview new cars

Google Cardboard may be just a novelty, but Volvo shows how it could be put to good use.

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Virtual reality goes 3D with Samsung's Project Beyond camera

It looks like a UFO, but Samsung says it's real. Project Beyond's array of cameras can deliver 3D livestreams to Samsung's Gear VR virtual reality headset.

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Android Wear Lollipop update looks like a big boost to usability

Leaked details point to weather-based watch faces, easier navigation and some useful shortcuts for smartwatch users.

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Ingenic's Newton2 allows DIY smartwatches, smartglasses

The Chinese company reduces the size and power consumption of Newton2 by 50 percent compared to its predecessor

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AT&T, Sprint detail plans for selling the Nexus 6

Here’s your chance to get Google’s flagship phone if you’ve struck out elsewhere.

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Sony SmartWatch 3 arrives for $250 with a focus on fitness

Sony's first Android Wear smartwatch isn't as classy as the competition, but it's the only one with full waterproofing and GPS.

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Moto 360 app lets users build their own watch faces

An upgrade to Motorola's Connect app lets Moto 360 users choose their own dials, tick marks and background images. The company's working hard to help its watch stand out amid mounting competition.

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Raspberry Pi Model A+ rolls out, smaller and cheaper than ever

As promised the Model A+ is here. It will set you back only $20 and is much smaller than the boards that have come before it.

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NEC smartphone tech can spot counterfeit goods

Metal and plastic objects have unique 'fingerprints' that can reveal their origins