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Samsung' phone-free Gear S smartwatch gets U.S. launch details, requires a service plan

The standalone smartwatch launches next week after two months of teasing, but service doesn't come cheap.

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Nintendo—yes, THAT Nintendo—is building a bedside sleep sensor to monitor your health

Contactless device would send data to the cloud for analysis and show users' fatigue levels

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Meet Microsoft Band, Microsoft's $200, fitness-focused wrist wearable

The Microsoft Band smartwatch is designed both for life at and outside of work, with run tracking, sleep monitoring, plus a customized Intelligence Engine that can modify and suggest workouts—as well as email, texts, and even Cortana.

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Google Glass is officially unwelcome in movie theaters

Bootleg recording paranoia reaches new heights as the movie industry places a ban on wearable devices like Google Glass. Not that the battery would last through a full film anyway.

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Google's new Fit app plays well with Strava, Runkeeper and others

Fit tracks physical activity and serves as a hub for other health apps

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Motorola Droid Turbo's latest leaked pics reveal rapid battery charger

The phone should be hitting Verizon stores soon, complete with Motorola's battery-replenishing, super charger.

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Lenovo Smartband fitness tracker with PC unlock feature appears on company website

There's no price or release date, only a promise to track your health and skip the Windows password prompt.

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Fitbit gets fancier with Charge activity trackers, fitness-focused Surge 'super watch'

The fitness tracking heavyweight resists the race to the bottom with three new devices, including one with smartwatch features.

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LG wades into processor development with G3 Screen

The octa-core Nuclun microprocessor may help LG diversify amid competition

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Honda rolls out pedestrian detection for Legend sedan

The 2015 Honda Legend will have millimeter-wave radar and a windshield camera

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Three can't-miss deals on Intel 'Haswell' PCs

As the holiday season approaches, PC makers are starting to clear their shelves. Here are three must-see deals on PCs you can score if you act fast.

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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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New rumors of Microsoft wearable include FCC filing, mystery watch on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Did a TV show just spill the beans? Meanwhile, the FCC filing suggests the device will come in three different sizes.