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Glance is an $80 wearable that puts smart notifications on your existing wristwatch

With a low-impact price and quiet aesthetics, Glance might be a solid option for people who don't want to give up their favorite wrist wear.

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FAA may let movie makers film with drones

Seven aerial photo and video production companies have filed for permission to use drones

Google writes a poem to herald Chromebooks in 9 new countries

The laptops are coming to New Zealand, Mexico and other countries, Google said Monday.

Acer rolls out Iconia Tab 8 with full HD display at Computex

Get a look at Acer's higher-end 8-inch Android tablet and its first wearable, the Liquid Leap fitness tracker.

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ARM developing processors to make wearables 'invisible'

ARM is developing new processors as it looks to make wearables smaller and more power efficient

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Hands-on: Gigabyte puts 3200x1800 '3K' screen on 13.9-inch gaming laptop

The X3 Plus gaming notebook will start shipping in the U.S. in the third quarter, one of the early "3K" generation.

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Backlash over Facebook's 'listening' feature is a problem of trust

An online petition against the feature had 500,000 backers by Friday

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Acer's first wearable, the Liquid Leap fitness tracker, will only ship with a phone

Acer's first wearable, called Liquid Leap, is a fitness tracker, much like Samsung's Gear Fit

Wearables Right or Wrong? Samsung Simband is solid fit tech

In Episode 3 of his weekly video segment, Jon Phillips digs into Samsung's Simband, Fitbit's market share, and the heartbreaking disappointment of augmented reality smartglasses.

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Wearables get the runway treatment at Augmented World fashion show

Not every wearable device has to look as clunky as Google's Glass. A fashion show at the Augmented World Expo in Santa Clara, Calif., this week showed off the glamorous side of wearable tech.

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Report: Microsoft nearing release of OS-agnostic, heart rate-monitoring smartwatch

Because if Samsung, Google and Apple are going to have smartwatch platforms, then Microsoft must have one too.

Samsung introduces Simband health sensor platform

Samsung announced a development platform for companies to create apps and sensors for a new generation of health-tracking wearables.

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How augmented reality wants to help you shop

At this week's Augmented World Expo, some companies are showing off how 3D imaging techniques can be used to help sell products.

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Next wave of wearables slated for the Computex spotlight

Tablet and laptop makers will also use the Taiwan trade show to highlight their latest products

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Samsung announces Simband, a wearables dev kit, to cement leadership in digital health

The new modular wrist wearable will pair with a big data platform called SAMI to spur fitness trackers that actually deliver on their promises.

Google unveils prototype self-driving car, without steering wheel or brakes

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The search giant wants to make 100 initial vehicles and start a pilot program with a cute clown car.