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Android Wear watches at IFA: Handicapping Asus, LG and Motorola wearables

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The Gear S, really? Samsung is bingeing on smartwatches, and it’s not a healthy habit

Between Samsung's seventh smartwatch in a year, a new Android Wear update, and the unveiling of LG's stunning G Watch R, the IFA gadget show in Berlin is shaping up to be a wearables extravaganza. Jon Phillips riffs on it all.

Android Wear watches at IFA: Handicapping Asus, LG and Motorola wearables

New Android Wear smartwatches from Asus, LG and Motorola will be directly hinged to Berlin's IFA trade show in early September. Jon Phillips riffs on what to expect in Episode 13 of Wearables Right or Wrong?

Apple’s Healthkit trademark doesn’t tell us jack about its smartwatch plans

The Timex Ironman One GPS+. Pebble's new smartwatch colors. Apple's immaterial trademark protections. Jon Phillips tackles them all in Episode 12 of Wearables Right or Wrong?

Smartwatches and activity trackers have serious abandonment issues

Some 33 percent of all wearable owners stop using their gadgets after six months. Jon Phillips tackles smartband attrition rates, the ugly Runtastic Orbit, and Android Wear's one-month report card in Episode 11 of Wearables Right or Wrong?

The $13 Xiaomi Mi Band proves activity-tracking wearables have hit rock bottom

Cheapo fitness trackers. Healbe's dubious GoBe wristband. The mythical iWatch now named... iTime? Jon Phillips takes them all on in Episode 10 of Wearables Right or Wrong?

Wearables Right or Wrong? Android Wear has an app problem

In Episode 9 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips take on the dearth of solid Android Wear apps, Wall Street's iWatch reaction, and the likelihood of smartwatches killing activity trackers.

Wearables Right or Wrong? Smartwatches and traditional watches will never merge

In Episode 8 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips riffs on Apple's not-so-luxurious iWatch plans, the opposing goals of smartwatches and wristwatches, and vexing Android Wear navigation.

Wearables Right or Wrong? Android Wear redefines the smartwatch

In Episode 7 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips sets his crosshairs directly on Android Wear, Google's new OS designed just for wrist wearables.

Wearables Right or Wrong? It's good for Apple that Tim Cook isn't masterminding the iWatch

In Episode 6 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips riffs on iWatch development, wearables at Google I/O, and a breathing monitor that should never have been made.

Wearables Right or Wrong? It makes perfect sense to ban Google Glass from movie theaters

In Episode 5 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips passes judgement on smartwatches that look like normal watches, gender equality in wearable design, and whether Google Glass should be banned from theaters.

Wearables Right or Wrong? Apple just missed its big iWatch opportunity

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.

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.

Wearables Right or Wrong? An Earful of LG Tech

Jon Phillips has been wearing the LG heart-rate earphones, and they actually sound pretty good! But is this the future of fitness wearables? See more in Episode 2 of Wearables Right or Wrong?

Wearables Right or Wrong: Time to buy Google Glass?

In the first episode of our new video series, we take a closer look at Google's smart eyewear, now on sale for anyone with $1500 to spend.

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