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Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo

Samsung's new Gear watches add features, but only one has a camera

The Gear 2 gets new fitness features and will control smart TVs, but the Gear 2 Neo lacks a camera, which was our favorite part of its Galaxy Gear predecessor.

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Report: HTC to demo three smartwatches at Mobile World Congress (but to carriers only)

Bloomberg reports one will include Qualcomm's Mirasol display tech, while another will be focused on Google Now services.

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Report: Malware-infected Android apps spike in the Google Play store

Where's My Droid and Speed Night were cited as the most downloaded malicious apps.

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Belkin fixes WeMo security holes that gave hackers access to home appliances

Your light switches and thermostats are safe, for now.

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Nokia's Treasure Tag helps you find lost items with your Lumia

The accessory starts shipping in April and will cost about $30

Google Glass

A kindly reminder from Google: Don't be a Glasshole

Glass wearers should turn their devices off in places that ask people to turn off cellphones, the company said.

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Forget smartwatches: Cuff’s smart jewelry is wearable tech that women might actually wear

Meet CuffLinc. It provides simple notifications and security alerts via stylish bracelets and pendents.

on techhive.com

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Philips' intelligent supermarket lighting can help you find your groceries

The LED lighting system uses lighting fixtures that form a dense network that acts as a positioning grid and lets retailers send location-based data to shoppers via an app, according to Philips.

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Sony's mobile strategy puts priority on wearable tech

Sony is on a quest to duplicate earlier successes like its storied Walkman, but its Xperia smartphones could face troubles cracking a crowded market.

More retailers, and ballparks, take a swing at location-based data

MLB and fashion retailer Alex and Ani use location-sensing beacons to ping customers' phones.

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Glass display maker: Many big names working on head-mounted gear

Get ready for more Glassholes. Himax already supplies the display for Google Glass and says it's working with other major IT and electronics brands.

1.9 million smartwatches shipped in 2013

Android dominates thanks to Samsung's Galaxy Gear

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NTT, NEC launch real-time 4K/60p video compression unit

First 4K HEVC video compression unit could help spread of content for Ultra-HD screens

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Virgin Atlantic embraces wearable tech, but for posh passengers only

Concierge staff will start checking in first-class flyers with Google Glass and Sony Smartwatch 2. The rest of you are on stand-by.

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Google subsidiary wins NASA lease to overhaul Moffett Field

Google will manage the federal airfield and restore a former airship hangar