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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.

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Panasonic tries tablet service for assisted living homes

Tablets that issue reminders could help elderly patients in nursing homes

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New Raspberry Pi goodies inbound: Official display accessory, revamped A+ model

If you're looking to spice up your Raspberry Pi projects with an easy touchscreen addition, you may not have long to wait.

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Bit by bit, the Moto 360 continues to get better

New update adds smarter battery management, better timekeeping and a few other tweaks.

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Bizarre jaw-controlled iPhone player lets you bite into your music

Bite twice quickly to play tunes through Rhythmi-Kamu earphones

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Intel venture capital funds target Chinese startups in wearables, IoT

Intel is investing in companies that develop smartwatches, iris readers and communication equipment

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I’m wearin’ it! Survey shows users would buy wearable tech from McDonald’s

We’re not sure exactly what that would be, but it was the most bizarre result from a wearables survey that showed predictably high interest in Apple Watch.

G Watch R vs. Moto 360: Picking the best Android Wear watch

We've fully tested both circle-display smartwatches. Here's why LG's competitor takes the Android Wear crown.

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Report: Sprint to charge $10 per month for Samsung Gear S data plan

The luxury of using a smartwatch in place of your phone may not come cheap, as carriers look to cash in.

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Fitbit Surge leak reveals a fitness-focused 'superwatch'

Report claims $250 Fitbit Surge will have a bigger screen and GPS.

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Report: Microsoft is about to jump into the smartwatch fray

Forbes says that Microsoft will introduce its own smartwatch "within weeks."

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Samsung rebrands its first 64-bit chip to Exynos 7 Octa

It's built for the future of 64-bit devices, supporting high-capacity graphics and more intense gaming.

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Q&A: Rapper Will.i.am dubs his Puls wearable a bracelet, not a smartwatch

Will.i.am explains the thinking behind his new feature-packed wearable device.