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U.K. follows TSA's lead, bans uncharged electronic devices from some flights

If you're flying to, or even through, the U.K. this summer make sure your devices have a full battery before you land.

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AT&T executive: Standalone wearables coming this year

Glenn Lurie, partnership chief for the telecom giant, doesn't think wearables can break through until they can work without a phone.s

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Google Glass creator wants something smaller, faster and less awkward

Babak Parviz lays out Google's goals for an improved version of the device.

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Smartwatches must respect the women's market, watch company executives say

Women's watches comprise about 35 percent of the traditional luxury wristwatch market, yet the consumer electronics companies are sticking to a tech-nerd aesthetic.

on techhive.com

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First Android Wear smartwatches shipping now as war for your wrist winds up

Google's bid for wearable tech dominance has begun as the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live start shipping.

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Android Wear bug prevents installation of apps that cost money

If you've already got an Android Wear device, you may have some problems getting paid apps onto the device.

on greenbot.com

Samsung, Intel, Dell team on Internet of Things connectivity standards

The Open Interconnect Consortium will establish security, authentication and communication standards

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Intel will make chips for Panasonic's audiovisual systems

Panasonic's TVs and stereos may look and sound better with Intel's 14-nanometer, 3D chips

PCWorld News

Oculus buys RakNet, whose engine revved up 'Minecraft,' 'Lego Universe'

The company will also hold its first developers conference in late September

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Oculus plans a developer conference to push VR apps

The VR firm promises news on upcoming technology as it starts shipping its latest developer kits.

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This is what luxury watch executives think of your 'cheap, plastic-designed' smartwatch

TAG Heuer's CEO says smartwatches look like ‘cheap wrist computers’ but won’t rule one out. Top brass from Citizen and Bulova are almost as critical, but have kind words for Moto 360 and Pebble.

on techhive.com

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Apple poaches TAG Heuer sales director, presumably to help launch mythical iWatch

Evidence mounts that an Apple smartwatch is coming. Just don't expect it to be labeled "Swiss made."

on techhive.com

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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.