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Apple jumps into wearable fray with Apple Watch smartwatch

The new device, with a sapphire-crystal display and pulse-tracking sensors, starts at $349 and will be available early next year.<p>Apple on Tuesday unveiled the new Apple Watch smartwatch, diving into the wearables market for the first time.<p>CEO Tim Cook called the smartwatch a "breakthrough" product, …

When and where to buy the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

There are two new iPhone models that will be available for purchase soon. The iPhone 6 is equipped with a 4.7-inch Retina display, while the larger iPhone 6 Plus has a 5.5-inch Retina display. In addition to being slimmer and lighter, both models also include a 64-bit A8 processor with improved …

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Hands On With the Apple Watch, Sort of

The Apple Watch is real and thank heavens it’s not called the iWatch. But it is entering a very crowded market, and during my very short time with it in demo mode, it seemed to have the same issue as watches from LG and Samsung. Too thick.<p>The watch comes in two sizes. I tried out the larger one. …

Preorder an iPhone 6 with a pink diamond for $48.5 million

All other new iPhones will pale in comparison to the Falcon luxury iPhone 6, a gold-plated beast with a massive rock attached to the back.<p>Why would you pay $4,500 to preorder a 24-karat-gold iPhone 6 when you could pay $48.5 million to preorder a rose-gold iPhone 6 with a honking pink diamond on …

Casual VR: inside Oculus and Samsung's mobile virtual world

Oculus will not tell me when the long-awaited consumer version of its Rift headset, beloved by PC gamers and dedicated virtual reality enthusiasts, might be released.<p>“I know it’s coming,” says company CEO and co-founder Brendan Iribe when I finally ask the question. “No comment. We’re really …

H2OME – Your house at the bottom of the ocean

Living on the bottom of the ocean is not a new concept. It's a theme that has been visited in literature, cinema, games, and even a few hotels have …

Quirky Porkfolio review: Quirky packed its piggy bank with plenty of charm - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Quirky Porkfolio counts your coins as promised and boasts one of the best smart home apps that we've seen.<p><b>The Bad</b> Not all of the features worked, and some seemed a bit silly anyways.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Novelty factor aside, at less than $50, the kid-friendly Porkfolio feels like a …

Hands On With The Moto 360, The First Round Smart Watch

As we approach Peak Smartwatch at the Apple event next week, manufacturers are racing to offer product to those who might not want to bow down to Cupertino in the coming months. The latest contender is the Moto 360, a steel and leather beauty that launched today alongside the new Motorola …

There aren't enough teachers with coding skills

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