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Mio stays on the pulse of fitness hardware with its wrist monitors

Wrist-worn heart rate monitors with the same accuracy as a tight, uncomfortable chest strap? Be still my beating heart.

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The wearables of Mobile World Congress: These are the best we saw

Ready your wrists and wallets, because we saw a bunch of cool smartwatches, fitness bands and wearables in Barcelona.

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Up close with TalkBand, the Bluetooth headset you wear around your wrist

It's a smartwatch, no it's a headset. Stop. You're both right.

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Sony's SmartBand is just another wearable until you add the Lifelog app

The waterproof SmartBand is basically a Fitbit Flex with a couple extra features, but the secret sauce is the gorgeous Lifelog app...which you don't even need the SmartBand to use.

on greenbot.com

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Razer's Nabu wearable attracts 10,000 developer sign-ups, and, yes, this is important

Once you unpack the details, the Nabu sign-ups tell us a lot about opportunity in the wearables space.

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Why a health-focused iWatch won't kill smartwatches like the iPod killed audio players

Nothing about current sensor technology or the wearables space in general tells us that Apple can roll in and dominate.

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Wearables, connected homes to spur surge in data sharing by 2017, Gartner says

Wearables and 'smart' appliances are driving the trend.

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Code suggests more fitness tracking features headed to Android

Code for an unannounced Android Fitness API suggests that Google is looking to jump on the activity-tracking trend sweeping tech.