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Sony Smartband is finally available in the U.S. two months after clumsy launch

You could buy the wearable in April online, but the mission-critical Lifelog software wasn't yet available in Google Play.

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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

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Wearables Right or Wrong? The Samsung Simband is solid tech with a dubious mission

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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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.

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Wearables Right or Wrong? Epson’s new smartglasses will be a mainstream hit

In Episode 2 of WRoW, Jon Phillips digs into LG's new heart-rate monitor, Google's new Glass chief, and Epson's second-gen smartglasses.

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Hands on with LG's Heart Rate Earphones, a two-trick wearable that actually works

They play music. They monitor your heart rate. And that's all we ask of them.

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Wearables Right or Wrong: Is now the right time to buy Google Glass?

Welcome to Episode 1 of our new video series. It’s time for honest talk about a hardware revolution that filled with so much promise -- and hype.

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Skylock prevents theft while letting you share your bike

The smartest bike lock on the block pairs with a smartphone app for security, sharing, and even crash detection.

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LG Lifeband Touch wristband, Heart Rate Earphones set for May 18 US release

Surprise! LG is about to drop two new wearables next week, and one explores the curious "blood flow signals in the ear" model for heart rate data.

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Meet SCiO, the handheld scanner that IDs the molecules of food and pharmaceuticals

Using the same technology once found only in professional labs, this spectroscopic wonder can suss out a vast range of molecular structures—for just $150 a pop.