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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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15% off Garmin vívosmart HR+ Regular Fit Activity Tracker - Deal Alert

Turn your steps into strides with vívosmart HR+, the GPS activity tracker with Elevate wrist heart rate technology. Not only does it count steps, calories, floors climbed and intensity minutes, it also uses GPS satellites to track...

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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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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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Computerworld's holiday gift guide 2016: Top-notch tech for $150 or more

Part 1 of our annual holiday gift extravaganza rounds up premium tech gear your family and friends will love, from great-sounding audio equipment to the latest wearable devices and more.

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Computerworld Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Wonderful Wearables

If you're looking for a great holiday gift, here are five wonderful -- and wearable -- new 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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Cool Yule Tools 2016: Our Top Picks

Our selections for the hottest tech toys and holiday gifts for the 2016 season.

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Cool Yule Tools 2016: Digital disruption at Santa's Workshop

The 17th annual Network World holiday gift guide has something for every techie (and techie-wanna-be) on your list.

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65% off Phaiser BHS-730 Bluetooth Sweatproof Sport Earbuds, Magnetic - Deal Alert

8mm Speakers combined with Bluetooth 4.1 create super accurate HD sound with powerful bass. The bullet-shaped Comply T-400 M memory foam tips provide Total Isolation from external noise.

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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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New app for HoloLens targets architects

Architects have a new reason to pick up Microsoft's HoloLens, after the launch of an app aimed at helping them explore 3D models of buildings.

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Why 'invisible smart glasses' are the perfect wearable

Dozens of companies promise conspicuous, bulky and expensive smart glasses. But the best idea is regular glasses that are smart.

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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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