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Samsung Gear Live review: It's the world's best smartwatch, but probably not for long

The Gear Live is the best hardware expression of the world's best smartwatch OS. But Samsung's reign will be short unless it innovates in key areas.

Android Wear voice features: Take a look at what the LG G Watch can do

Android Wear, Google's new smartwatch OS, is all about voice control. Watch as we take the new LG G Watch through its Googly paces.

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LG Heart Rate Earphones review: a fitness wearable with good sound and accurate data

In a wearables world that pays more attention to prototypes, beta products and fleeting rumors, LG's marriage of fitness data and audio playback shows retail gear can actually deliver the goods.

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Samsung Gear Fit review: A dazzling wrist wearable with serious software deficits

Half activity tracker, half smartwatch, the Gear Fit shows Samsung understands addition by subtraction.Sadly, though, its exercise tracking is inaccurate.

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Magellan Echo works fine but needs to do more

For the same price of this one-note smart running watch, you could get a Pebble that has a ton more features

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11 great gift ideas for the geek on your list

Nerds can be hard to shop for. Stick with our list, and they'll be sure to love your gift.

Sony SmartWatch 2 review: A teeny, tiny step in the right smartwatch direction

Don't slag its limited feature set. By focusing on just a few key features, Sony's wearable avoids complete failure.

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Samsung Galaxy Gear review: Meet the smartwatch that simply tries too hard

Is Samsung making a serious run at the smartwatch market, or is the Gear just a clumsy experiment?

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Tech For Life - Classroom Tech

These high-tech notebooks and gadgets—plus one piece of software—will help you stay on top of your study game this semester.

Kingston's MobileLite Wireless streams multimedia and charges mobile devices, too

This lightweight device wirelessly shares multimedia content on the road. Though it lacks internal storage, it can host SD/SDHC cards and USB drives.

Review: Pebble smartwatch is a few software updates short of greatness

The Pebble is a cool, geeky electronic watch that might end up being a whole lot more if the company can make good on its software promises.

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10 PC peripherals that push the limits of science and tech

Science fiction or PC fact? From shipping products to working prototypes, we give you the weirdest, wackiest replacements for mice, keyboards, and displays we've ever seen.

Go green and save money with a programmable thermostat

We put three programmable thermostats to the test to find out which is the most powerful, flexible, likely to reduce your energy bill.

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Iris Smart Kit: A Basic and Affordable Introduction to Home Automation

In part 2 of our series on easy home automation projects for the weekend warrior, we look at the Iris system from Lowes.

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Behind the Wheel With Cadillac's High-tech CUE

The high-tech ride, available in 2013 cars, features a system that mixes customizable displays with voice control.

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Mercalli Easy Video Stabilizer Removes the Shakes and Jitters From Footage

Pros may need more control over the process, which can be found in proDAD's more expensive offerings, but the average user should be more than pleased with the results of this software.

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