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Samsung's Milk VR app brings the virtual reality promise ever closer with full-motion video

“This. I want to see more of this,” Hayden Dingman wrote, after seeing a full-motion video VR demo earlier this year. Well, now it's here, for Gear VR users anyway--one tantalizing step closer to real-life experience.

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Here's a wearable for couch potatoes: KipstR pauses or records TV for snoozers

Aw, you fell sleep watching your favorite program? Virgin Media's KipstR checks one more first-world problem off the list.

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Eyes-on with Sony's wearable display that transforms any glasses into smartglasses

The Single-Lens Display Module has vivid but unobtrusive display graphics.

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No fitness for Christmas: Jawbone delays UP3 until 2015

Oh snap, you may have to postpone your New Year's resolution to exercise, at least if Jawbone's UP3 fitness band was part of your plans.

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Google Maps sneaks virtual reality Easter egg into Street View

While it’s designed for Google Cardboard, anyone get a taste of virtual reality in the Google Maps Android app.

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TAG Heuer's smartwatch plans aren't limited to Intel

The luxury watchmaker says it's planning multiple partnerships and eying acquisitions

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Sony's new wearable display transforms any glasses into smartglasses

Sony's latest answer to Google Glass, the Single-Lens Display Module links to smartphones

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Pebble rides Android Wear's coattails with actionable notifications

The ability to quickly take action on e-mails and text messages is one of the best parts of Android Wear. Now Pebble is giving Android users the same feature.

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Voyce, the sensor-packed wellness wearable for dogs, will ship in February for $300

Better late than never, the long-overdue health and activity tracker promises to deliver canine wellness data that not even your vet can record.

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Facebook's Oculus VR adds hand tracking, 3D modelling know-how with acquisitions

Oculus VR, developer of the Rift headset, has expanded its virtual world by acquiring specialists Nimble VR and 13th Lab

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The future is now: The 10 biggest tech innovations of 2014

A hoverboard. A virtual reality headset. A PC with a drawing board and 3D imaging capabilities. Believe it or not, all these things are real today. See them for yourself right here.

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Canada competition watchdog probing Apple over iPhone contracts

The Competition Bureau has sought a court order demanding documents from Apple related to deals with carriers, according to reports

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$30 Movo Wave fitness band ships, with one big caveat

Movo pushes fitness trackers ever closer to the bargain bin, but being tied to the company's own fitness app isn't ideal.