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A Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch.  (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)

Smartwatches abound. But who really wants one?

NEW YORK (AP) — If consumer electronics companies are to be believed, someone on your holiday shopping list is just dying for a wristwatch that displays message alerts and weather updates. Samsung and Sony have […]

10/29/2013

The Sony Smart Watch (Photo credit: SonyMobile.com)

Sony’s $200 smartwatch works with Android phones

NEW YORK (AP) — Sony says its new computerized wristwatch will sell for $200 in the U.S. and will work with a variety of Android phones. Sony’s SmartWatch 2 hasn’t gotten as much attention as […]

10/15/2013

Claire Collins is given a demonstration of Optinvent ORA-S augmented reality glasses at the GLAZED Conference, a conference for the business of wearable technology, in San Francisco, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. The digital domain is creeping off our desktops and onto our bodies, from music players that match your tunes to your heart beat, to mood sweaters that change color depending on your emotional state _ blue for calm, red for angry. There are vacuum shoes that clean the floor while you walk and fitness bracelets, anklets and necklaces to track your calorie burning. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Strap on your computer, wearable tech taking off

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The digital domain is creeping off our desktops and onto our bodies, from music players that match your tunes to your heart beat, to mood sweaters that change color depending on […]

09/30/2013

JK Shin, head of Samsung Mobile Communications, presents the Samsung Galaxy Gear in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. Samsung has unveiled a highly anticipated digital wristwatch well ahead of a similar product expected from rival Apple. The so-called smartwatch is what some technology analysts believe could become this year's must-have holiday gift. Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Gear on Wednesday in Berlin ahead of the annual IFA consumer electronics show. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)

Samsung unveils smartwatch ahead of rival Apple

BERLIN (AP) — Samsung unveiled its highly anticipated digital wristwatch Wednesday, beating Apple to what could become this year’s must-have holiday gift item. So-called smartwatches, which can perform tasks such as displaying email and Twitter […]

09/04/2013

A man walks by a logo of Samsung Electronics Co.'s latest smartphone Galaxy S4 during its unveiling ceremony in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Samsung seeks smart watch trademarks in US, SKorea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. has applied for U.S. and South Korean trademarks for a watch that connects to the Internet in the latest sign that consumer technology companies see wearable devices […]

08/07/2013

Tim Cook, Apple chief operating officer

Did Apple’s CEO dis Google Glass?

Apple CEO Tim Cook weighs in on Google Glass, the future of wearable tech and his congressional testimony.

05/29/2013

(Photo credit: GetPebble.com)

Smart watches gain interest and popularity

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) – Pebble CEO Eric Migicovsky is scrambling this month as his start-up company rolls out its new, high-tech smart watches. The devices are tethered wirelessly to a wearers’ Android or iPhone.

02/28/2013

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