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Samsung Gear VR headset hands-on: Better than the Oculus Rift (in some ways)

Samsung's Gear VR headset isn't perfect, but the first big-name VR headset to market makes an impressive debut nonetheless.

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Oculus Rift 'Crescent Bay' prototype hands-on: A VR alien waved at me and I waved back

A virtual alien waved at me and I waved back. It's that good.

Oculus open-sources original Rift developer kit's firmware, schematics, and mechanics

"We don't want everyone to have to take the same risks we took. We just want to share the things we learned so you don't have to do that. We're all in this to build virtual reality together."

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Report: Samsung partnering with PayPal on smartwatch payment

With Apple Pay looming, other companies are trying to jump on the mobile payment bandwagon.

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Sony releases SmartEyeglass developer kit

Sales to developers are planned before April.

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iPhone 6 fans brave Dengue mosquitoes in Tokyo

Mosquito coils and a humanoid robot mark the launch

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As health care digitizes, consumer technologies will have greatest impact, says panel

Wearables like the Apple Watch can generate meaningful health care data only if people buy and use them, said one speaker

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Misfit Flash is a sleep and fitness tracker on the cheap

The $50 fitness band has nearly the same features as Misfit's previous wearable, but at half the price

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Apple Watch's privacy details under scrutiny by Connecticut attorney general

Attorney General George Jepsen is particularly concerned about the protection of health information collected by the new wearable device

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Kreyos smartwatch: We're not a scam, just a trainwreck

Failed smartwatch is a cautionary tale for crowdfunded wearables

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Survey finds generation gaps in adoption of new tech

A new survey highlights how IoT and wearable technology adoption vary by age.

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Wi-Fi group acts to simplify peer-to-peer video, printing and other tasks

The Wi-Fi Alliance has defined standard ways to carry out common uses of Wi-Fi Direct.

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TAG Heuer says it's going to make a smartwatch

Having dismissed the Apple Watch as "too feminine," the luxury watchmaker says it will jump on the bandwagon by next spring.