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From gesture controls to full Android, smartglass UI ideas come into view at Computex

The smartglasses are still prototypes, but hope to gain support and enter the market

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Video: Hands on with Acer's Liquid Leap wristband

This activity tracker will be Acer's entry into the wearables market when it arrives later this summer. Our colleagues at IDG News Service had the chance to try out the Liquid Leap at the Computex trade show in Taipei.

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Moto Stream accessory gives your old speakers the Bluetooth treatment

A $50 accessory helps you retrofit your old speakers into stream machines with Bluetooth.

on greenbot.com

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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.