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HTC takes aim at smartwatch business with One Wear, report says

The handset maker reportedly could launch its smartwatch in late August or early September.<p>HTC might be the next mobile firm to get into the smartwatch space.<p>The handset maker is working on a new smartwatch it will call the One Wear and launch in late August or early September, tech blog TKTechNews …

Wearable Tech

Microsoft to gear up its own smartwatch -- report

The watch will sync with iPhones, Android devices, and Windows Phone handsets and could launch as early as this summer, says Forbes.<p>Microsoft may be aiming to carve out a slice of the growing smartwatch market.<p>The software giant is prepping a smartwatch that will monitor your heart rate and sync …

Wearable Tech

10 iOS Apps That Make Pictures Talk

Make pictures talk<p>Almost everyone shoots photos and video. But how many people shoot multimedia? More than you might think. Multimedia apps — a hybrid that blends still images with a audio — provide a unique angle on visual sharing.<p>Photos with a soundtrack are often easier to create and more …

Smash Is A Wearable For Tracking Tennis Technique

Fitness wearables are getting more specialized. There’s Sensoria’s smart running socks. The Krack trick-tracker for skateboarders. And now Smash: a wearable bracelet for tennis players to quantify their technique.<p>Or there will be if Smash’s Australian makers can convince Kickstarter backers to …

Leap Motion's latest motion tracking tech can see your joints

The Leap Motion controller is a curious little motion sensor, but it isn't always easy to use. The hand-sensing tech has a tendency to lose sight of where your fingers are and almost every application that uses it has its own learning curve. Soon, that might change -- today Leap is launching the …

The 6 Robots That Will Wash And Feed Us When We're Old

Between 2012 and 2050, the number of Americans age 65 or older is predicted to nearly double from 43.1 million to 83.7 million, according to a U.S. Census report published this month. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates that the country's graying demographics, combined with …

Intel's working on a system to secure self-driving cars

​The prospect of seeing self-driving cars on the highway someday soon came into even clearer focus earlier this week, when Google announced its work on an autonomous vehicle thats excludes a steering wheel and pedals. On the heels of that news, Intel is unveiling plans to support projects such as …

Hands On With The Avegant Glyph, A Head-Mounted Display For The Average Commuter

Every day, I see commuters hunched over their iPhones and other smartphones watching videos on their devices, and it looks uncomfortable and full of compromises. Michigan-based Avegant …

uNu DX iPhone 5/5s 2300mAh MFi Protective Battery Case (white): $50 shipped (Reg. $90)

As one of its daily deals, Staples offers the uNu DX iPhone 5/5s 2300mAh MFi Protective Battery Case in white for $49.99 with free shipping. That matches our best price ever for this highly rated iPhone accessory.<p>It features a 2300mAh built-in battery (equals an additional 10 hours talk time) and …