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Swiss watches tap MotionX for activity tracking

Like the idea of a smartwatch or fitness tracker, but don’t want to give up on classic watch design for something with a digital screen? A group of Swiss watchmakers are starting to build smart features into their wristwear. 10 different models from Mondaine, Frederique Constant, and Alpina are expected to ship this summer. The […]

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This is Alcatel OneTouch’s $149 smartwatch (video)

The Alcatel OneTouch WATCH is a $150 smartwatch with a round face, a rather attractive design, and support for custom watch faces, smartphone notifications, and a handful of apps. It’s expected to go on sale in March, when you’ll be able to buy the watch from Alcatel OneTouch’s new online store, which launches today as […]

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Kairos T-band smart watchband works with your normal watch (crowdfunding)

Say you’re a fan of good old fashioned analog watches, but you kind of like the idea of being able to view notifications, track fitness stats, and control music playback using a wrist-worn device. Kairos has an interesting solution: keep your old watch, but replace the wrist strap with a smart band. The company is […]

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Sony develops watch with E Paper screen… and wristband

Sony has developed a wristwatch with an an electronic paper display. The low-power screen can be viewed in direct sunlight with no artificial illumination. But you can also change the watch face since it’s drawn electronically. There are a handful of other watches with E Ink or E Paper displays on the market, but Sony’s watch […]

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HP and Michael Bastian’s smartwatch launches Nov 7th for $349 and up

HP is taking a different approach to the smartwatch space than most other electronics companies. Rather than cram a kitchen sink operating system onto a wristwatch, HP partnered with designer Michael Bastian to design a high-end, stylish watch and then added the hardware to let it talk to your phone. The MB Chronowing is first […]

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Sony Smartwatch 3 goes up for pre-order for $250

Sony’s been offering smartwatches for a few years… which is why the latest model is called the Sony Smartwatch 3. But the new model is the company’s first to feature Android Wear software. It’s also the first Android Wear smartwatch with built-in GPS, allowing you to use Google’s new location tracking features even when you don’t […]

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Pebble smartwatch now comes with a splash of pastel color (limited edition)

The Pebble smartwatch has an ePaper display, support for Android and iOS notifications, and a third-party app store. But if you’ve been unimpressed with the color options available so far, Pebble’s now offering three bright new colors. The new “Fresh” green, “Hot” pink and “Fly” blue smartwatches are limited edition models which are available exclusively […]