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Ars Technica

Google smartwatch reportedly packs a ?Digital Crown,? launches February 9
Ars Technica
Prolific leaker Evan Blass posted earlier today that Android Wear 2.0 is due out February 9, and now, over at VentureBeat, Blass claims Google's smartwatch will launch on the same date. Google confirmed earlier that it would launch a pair of "flagship" ...
Google's first Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches are coming in FebruaryMashable
Google Smartwatch Release Rumors Pickup SteamGotta Be Mobile
When is Android Wear 2.0 coming to my smartwatch?Pocket-lint.com
Mobile & Apps -Wareable -Digital Trends -Android Police
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Express.co.uk

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier - MAJOR update lands for Samsung's best smartwatch
Express.co.uk
The news is the latest update for the Gear S3, which is Samsung's most advanced smartwatch to date. Earlier this month, the company revealed the companion iOS app for the Gear S3 smartwatch, meaning that users of the wearable will finally be able to ...
Samsung S3 Frontier Latest Update Could Be This Year's Best SmartwatchiTech Post
Review: Samsung Gear S3 FrontierNew York Daily News
Review: Samsung Gear S3 Classic SmartwatchNewsFactor Network

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TrustedReviews

Building the world's first modular smartwatch ? Inside Tech
TrustedReviews
After 3 years of development and over $1.6 million of Kickstarter crowdfunding, the BLOCKS modular smartwatch is almost ready to launch. But this British-based start-up faces strong competition from the likes of Apple, Samsung and Fitbit, so can its ...



Android Headlines

Deal: Nixon Mission Smartwatch for just $309 - 1/17/17
Android Headlines
There weren't many Android Wear smartwatches announced in 2016, but one of the few was the Nixon Mission Smartwatch. This was a pretty popular smartwatch for many watch wearers, due to Nixon being a pretty popular watch maker. This was their first ...



Express.co.uk

Galaxy S7 Edge - Samsung is giving away a FREE smartwatch and here's how to claim it
Express.co.uk
Samsung's new Galaxy S8 could be on the horizon but the Korean tech giant hasn't forgotten about its award-winning Galaxy S7. A new deal has just been revealed that offers a Gear Fit 2 smartwatch for free when customers buy the current flagship ...

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TrustedReviews

New LG smartwatches may be nearly ready to launch
TrustedReviews
Last week we reported on an LG smartwatch passing through the USA's comms regulator ? and now two more have followed suit.
Tick tock: A new LG smartwatch or four may be on the way soonTechRadar

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Engadget

Casio boss: One smartwatch doesn't fit all
Engadget
Alongside smarter Misfit and New Balance wearables, Casio launched its second-generation smartwatch. The WSD-F20, which looks similar to its predecessor, is still explicitly aimed at outdoors types, with low-power GPS and offline maps meant to ensure ...
Why Casio is backing outdoor smartwatches over fashion hybridsWareable

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Engadget

Smartwatches can tell you're about to get sick days in advance
Engadget
If you're still on the fence about just how useful a smartwatch can be, a group of researchers at Stanford University have some news for you. The scientists discovered that using algorithms to monitor a combination of vital signs gathered by the Basis ...



Coach

Your Next Smartwatch Could Tell When You're Getting Ill
Coach
Fitness trackers get more advanced by the week and next time you opt to upgrade your Fitbit, Withings, TomTom, Garmin, Apple Watch or whatever else, you could be getting a device that will let you know when you're about to get sick. A team from ...

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Forbes

The Top Smartwatches Of CES 2017
Forbes
CES 2017 is in full swing over in Las Vegas and wearable tech ? in particular new smartwatches ? has definitely been one of the main themes of the show. We've seen not only Android Wear smartwatches from traditional watch companies and sports brands; ...
Casio's latest smartwatch is among the first with Android Wear 2.0Engadget
Casio's new outdoor smartwatch is built for Android Wear 2.0PCWorld
CES 2017: Casio's GPS-Enabled Pro Trek Smartwatch Gives A Good Look At Android Wear 2.0Tech Times
The Verge -TechRadar -Digital Trends -Smart Outdoor Watch - Casio
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The Verge

This Apple Watch stand turns your smartwatch into a miniature Macintosh
The Verge
Every once in a while, you stumble upon a must-have product. These purchases combine low cost and supreme utility with an overabundance of cool, geek, or nostalgia factor. The Elago W3 Apple Watch stand hits every one of those checkboxes. It's a $15 ...
Elago W3 Apple Watch Stand Turns Your Smartwatch Into a MacintoshNDTV

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Ars Technica

Misfit Phase proves hybrid smartwatches could replace basic activity trackers
Ars Technica
Misfit hasn't changed much since joining the Fossil family. Its Phase hybrid smartwatch came out late last year and represents the most collaboration with Fossil the company has had. Around the same time as the Phase's launch, Fossil announced that ...



USA TODAY

Fitbit acquires smartwatch maker Vector Watch
USA TODAY
Fitness band maker Fitbit completed a second acquisition in two months aimed at making a push into the smartwatch market. Watch maker Vector Watch confirmed it has been acquired by Fitbit. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed by Vector.
Fitbit just gobbled up another smartwatch companyMashable
Smart(watch) move? Fitbit has acquired another smartwatch maker: VectorDigital Trends
Fitbit Styles Up Luxury Expertise With Euro Smartwatch Maker PurchaseFortune
Ars Technica -Engadget -Wareable -The Verge
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Top Tech News

Review: Samsung Gear S3 Classic
Top Tech News
In the three months following September's launch of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, Apple's smartphone sales in the U.S. surpassed the sales of Samsung's top Android devices, according to a new report from the market research firm Kantar Worldpanel ...

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Gadgets & Wearables

Hybrid smartwatches to scoop up 40% of the market by 2021
Gadgets & Wearables
Hybrid watches are expected to growth their share of the smartwatch market from 30% to 40% by 2021, a new study from Juniper Research suggests. Existing manufacturers are expected to broaden and simplify their product offering, while more traditional ...

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Wareable

Armani Exchange gets in the smartwatch game with new line of hybrids
PCWorld
The smartwatch market may be in a state of flux, but that hasn't deterred Fossil Group from dipping its toes in the water. The timekeeping giant released dozens of models in 2016 from well-known brands such as Michael Kors, Diesel, Chaps, and Kate ...
Armani Exchange's first hybrid smartwatch has rugged good looksWareable
Armani Exchange Launches First Ever Connected Wearables Line With New Hybrid Smartwatch CollectionPR Newswire (press release)

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Digital Trends

Misfit Vapor smartwatch: Our first take
Digital Trends
Up until recently, Misfit has been content to stick with screenless fitness trackers and smart analog watches. The Vapor changes all that. It is Misfit's first smartwatch with a full touchscreen. Unlike most of the smartwatches Fossil Group's brands ...
Misfit's first smartwatch could give Android Wear a run for its moneyMashable
Misfit Vapor guide: An understated smartwatch with some fitness extrasWareable
Vapor is Misfit's first touchscreen smartwatchEngadget
TechCrunch -Macworld -International Business Times
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TechCrunch

Withings does the hybrid smartwatch right with the Steel HR
TechCrunch
Smartwatches aren't for everyone. That much has been clear since day one, a fact seemingly confirmed by a recent stagnation in the space. Too many are designed to be once-size-fits-all, but ultimately are just too bulky and flashy with too many battery ...

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Forbes

Fitbit Is Planning An App Store (And Probably A New Smartwatch Too)
Forbes
Fitbit would have to launch a new smartwatch in tandem, since such a store wouldn't operate on the company's latest models, the Fitbit Blaze or Fitbit Charge HR. Both these devices are more like souped up fitness trackers than broadly-functional ...
Fitbit App Store Confirmed For This Year: Is A Fitbit Smartwatch In Tow?Tech Times
Fitbit plans to launch its own app store this yearThe Verge

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Engadget

Smartwatches failed to excite in 2016
Engadget
When the first smartwatches made it to our wrists a few years ago, we were willing to overlook shortcomings because the product category was in its infancy. But the technology has had time to mature, and 2016 should have been an exciting year in this ...



Pocket-lint.com

Best smartwatches and fitness trackers of CES 2017: Casio, New Balance, Garmin and more
Pocket-lint.com
Smartwatches and fitness trackers have yet again had a noticeable presence at CES 2017. We haven't seen as many devices as previous years, but there have been a number of announcements within the smartwatch and fitness tracking fields worthy of ...

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TechCrunch

Smartwatches could soon tell you when you're getting sick
TechCrunch
Plenty of people try to stay vigilant about their health and watch for signs that they might be coming down with something ? but who has the dedication to watch their heart rate, skin temperature and other signs all day, every day? Probably no one ...
Smartwatches know you're getting a cold days before you feel illNew Scientist
Your smartwatch may help catch disease early: StudyThe Indian Express
Your Smartwatch Knows You're Sick Before You DoCourthouse News Service
Daily Star -Gizmodo UK -Digital Trends -Plos
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Pocket-lint.com

Samsung Gear S3 review: Android Wear, beware, this is the smartwatch to beat
Pocket-lint.com
Samsung has been in the wearable game longer most other tech companies. From its original Galaxy Gear through to now with its latest Gear S3 - available in Classic and Frontier models - the progression shows the company's refined focus on its ...
Samsung Gear S3 may capitalise on India's smartwatch marketHindustan Times
Smartwatch review: Samsung Gear S3 gives Apple Watch 2 a run for its moneyThe National
Samsung expands Gear collection of smartwatches with S3 launchVoice & Data Online
iTunes - Apple
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TechCrunch

Fitbit Acquires Vector Smartwatch | Crunch Report
TechCrunch
Fitbit Acquires Vector Smartwatch | Crunch Report. January 10, 2017 (3:05). 0. SHARES. FarmLogs raises $22 million, Instagram Stories hits 150 million daily users, Google closes its UAV project and JetBlue gives us free Wi-Fi. All this on Crunch Report.



Tech Times

Android Wear 2.0 Release Date Set For February 2017: The Smartwatch OS Is Finally Coming
Tech Times
One of the hurdles smartwatches face ? aside from dismal sales ? is that smartphones often weigh in on the equation, adding bulk to the whole smartwatch ecosystem. We've yet to truly see a smartphone-free smartwatch, but at least Google is making ...
ZTE's first Android Wear smartwatch will arrive with LTE and a long ...Wareable
Android Wear 2.0 is launching next month - The VergeThe Verge
Google looks to reinvigorate its smartwatch platform with Android Wear 2.0 updateDigital Trends
Greenbot -Engadget -Android Police -Android Developers
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Daily News & Analysis

The Bentley Continental Supersports gets its own smartwatch
Daily News & Analysis
The Bentley Continental Supersports gets its own smartwatch. (Bentley). Shares2. Wed, 18 Jan 2017-10:37am , Mumbai , AFP. To mark the launch of the fastest production Bentley ever made, the company's horological partner Breitling has built a special ...

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TechCrunch

Misfit shoots for simple with the Phase hybrid smartwatch
TechCrunch
That path has already been blazed and reasonably well trod by the likes of Martian, Withings, Fossil and Timex ? companies who saw an opening between an analog timepiece and a full-fledged smartwatch. Something that brings notifications and fitness ...



Great Expectations: 2017's Hottest Smartwatches -- Apple Watch Series 3 And More
Forbes
2016 was a bumper year for smartwatches but 2017 looks set to be even bigger and better. The web rumour mill has been throwing up a few juicy hooks over the last couple of months and, if reports ring true, we could be looking at genuine next-generation ...

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Forbes

Withings Steel HR Smartwatch Is A Clever Melding Of Analog And Digital
Forbes
The notification features won't be as robust as the Pebble or a full-screen smartwatch like the Apple Watch, but they will give you an at-a-glance indicator of who's texting or calling, as well as calendar alerts. I'm looking forward to getting a Steel ...



SportTechie

Fitbit Purchases European Smartwatch Startup Vector Watch
SportTechie
Fitbit is continuing its push to acquire smartwatch companies. The San Francisco-based company recently purchased Vector Watch, a startup company which manufactures chic smartwatches. Vector made the announcement by posting a message to its ...

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