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Apple's health-focused wearable is coming in October, sources say

Apple is gearing up for as many as 5 million units a month, says one far-east Asia source.

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Wearables Right or Wrong? Why Apple was wise to not unveil iWatch

In Episode 4 of his weekly video segment, Jon Phillips riffs on Sony's Smartband, Google's latest high-fashion Glass frames, and the Apple iWatch that never materialized.

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There's plenty of wearable competition at Computex, but not much innovation

Plenty of device makers at the Computex trade show in Taiwan this week are hoping to stake a claim in the growing market for wearable devices. But the products on display looked like more of the same.

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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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