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Fitbit may buy smartwatch maker Pebble for its IP

Fitness wristband maker Fitbit is said to be close to a deal to acquire smartwatch maker Pebble, mainly for its intellectual property.

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7 must-have gifts for iPhone lovers and Apple fans

Here are the very best accessories that will thrill anyone who loves their iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.

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Read this if you are planning to buy Apple Watch 2 as Christmas present

Here are a few reasons why I think the Apple Watch 2 is a great Christmas gift, especially if you are planning to upgrade from Apple Watch 1.

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Black Friday deals: The best discounts on Apple gear

There are lots of Apple deals to be found this year—if you know where to look.

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The best fitness trackers at every price point

It's time to get serious about your health and fitness goals. These activity trackers can help.

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Computerworld's holiday gift guide 2016: Nifty tech for $35 to $150

If you want to give a gift that is classy and high-quality, but that won't break the bank, try one of these cool devices.

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Best Apple Watch deals for Black Friday 2016

It's okay to be seen wearing an Apple Watch now, and Black Friday 2016 deals might encourage you to do just that

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Where are the wearables you wear elsewhere?

The vast majority of wearables are biometric wristwatches, measuring mostly heart rate and bodily movement. Here are some alternative gadgets.

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Best Black Friday 2016 deals on Apple iPhones, iPads, watches and more

Best Buy, Target and others are slashing prices on Apple iPhones, iPads and more for Black Friday 2016.

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40-plus eye-popping Black Friday 2016 tech deals

Walmart, Best Buy, Target and other big retailers are slashing prices left and right for Black Friday 2016 on electronics from Apple, Microsoft, Samsung and others.

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Is Apple Watch Series 2 or Fitbit Flex 2 better for swim tracking?

Apple and Fitbit both recently released wearables that can track swim workouts. Apple's Watch Series 2 and Nike+ smartwatches capture more workout data, but they're also much more expensive than Fitbit Flex 2.

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15 hot hybrid smartwatches for the holidays

Hybrid smartwatches look like traditional watches, but they track various activities, such as steps and sleep, and perform other advanced functions. They're also suddenly everywhere, thanks to fancy options from brands like Fossil,...

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13% off Garmin Forerunner 920XT White/Red Watch With Heart Rate Monitor Bundle - Deal Alert

The Forerunner 920XT with advanced features including running dynamics, VO2 max estimate, live tracking and smart notifications is currently discounted 13%, for a limited time, on Amazon.

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Is the smartwatch market tanking or on a long, slow climb?

Analysts disagree drastically over the health of the smartwatch market. Some say the market is tanking, while others say there are favorable signs and predict healthy smartwatch shipments and sales in coming years.

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The Apple Watch is coming soon to a Kohl's department store near you

Increasing Apple Watch availability in time for the holidays is a good thing for Apple and for Kohl's.

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Why you should buy Apple's Nike smartwatch instead of Watch Series 2

The Apple Watch Nike+ has all of the same features as the standard Apple Watch Series 2, plus a few extras for runners. The Nike version of Apple's smartwatch is also both easy on the eyes and easy to use, but it may not be a good fit...

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4 can't-miss, must-have gadgets and apps of fall 2016

We pick our favorite gadgets and mobile apps from the many reviewed on CIO.com during the past three months. These products — from Fitbit, Amazon, Apple and Next Issue Media — all deserve a look.

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Report: Android Wear 2.0 will require you to install watch apps seperately

Google is trying to make the watch less dependent on the phone, but it could mean an extra step when you grab a new app.

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