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Pebble smartwatch sells out with 85K orders, 66K backers, & $10M raised

Foxconn eyes smart watches with wristband technology

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Manufacturing giant Foxconn Technology Group also wants to ride the upcoming wave of wearable tech, and has unveiled a wristband that can monitor a user's health and sync with a smartphone.When worn, the wristband can monitor a user's blood pressure, heart rate, and even diagnose the person's mood, said...
Foxconn eyes smart watches with wristband technology

Chrome 26 beta adds context-aware spelling checks so you kan rite gud

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We've all grown a little complacent with our spelling now that auto-correction has filtered down to the OS level, and that creates problems when we use browsers that aren't quite so diligent. Those who grab Google's Chrome 26 beta, though, will get an extra safety net for their writing...
Chrome 26 beta adds context-aware spelling checks so you kan rite gud

Pebble Watch Will Finally Ship on January 23

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Pebble, the E-Ink “smart” watch that generated more than $10 million in preorders on Kickstarter last year, finally has a ship date: The company says it will go out Jan. 23, and that all 85,000 backers should receive their watches within six to eight weeks. The $150 Pebble is compatible...
Pebble Watch Will Finally Ship on January 23

Guardian guide to running: GPS watches reviewed

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There are a huge number of running watches now on the market, so this is just a small selection of some of the most popular brands and models. For in-depth reviews with an awe-inspiring attention to detail, the best place to look up any model you might wish to purchase...
Guardian guide to running: GPS watches reviewed

5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About YouTube Videos

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You probably know that YouTube is, by far, the top video destination on the Web. Here are some things about YouTube, though, that you probably don’t know: 5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About YouTube Videos People now watch a lot of YouTube videos. The average US Internet user watches...
5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About YouTube Videos

RunKeeper iPhone app updated with support for Pebble Bluetooth watch, new languages

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RunKeeper, one of the more popular fitness tracking apps for iPhone, was updated today with support for one of the most popular Bluetooth smart watches, the Pebble e-paper smart watch. The app also receives support for new languages including Spanish, French, German, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese and Japanese, as well...
RunKeeper iPhone app updated with support for Pebble Bluetooth watch, new languages
Quirky Joins Forces With Fab To Rush Apple Accessories to Market

ABI Research See's Strong Potential for Future Smart Watches

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Smart Watches have been around for the last decade yet has failed to take off for one reason or another: they looked ugly, were too bulky, had weak functionality, or the battery life was not good enough. Market intelligence firm ABI Research projects ...    ...
ABI Research See's Strong Potential for Future Smart Watches

Swatch CEO on rumored iWatch sounds a lot like Palm CEO before iPhone hit

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Nick Hayek, CEO of Swiss watchmaker Swatch, said today during a press conference for the company’s annual results that he doesn’t see a smart watch product from Apple being the “next revolution.” We can’t help but get reminded of Palm CEO Ed Colligan’s comments before the iPhone hit. Hayek’s...
Swatch CEO on rumored iWatch sounds a lot like Palm CEO before iPhone hit

Google patents Project Glass-style flip-up smart watch

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Google has patented a smart watch where the front turns into a flip-up transparent touchscreen. According to the patent, the wirelessly-connected timepiece would allow the user to see notifications and messages from other devices, like other smart watches, as well as providing some of the functionality of Project Glass when...
Google patents Project Glass-style flip-up smart watch

Pebble smart watch SDK is now ready for creative third parties

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The software development kit (SDK) for the Pebble smart watch is now available for download. The makers of the smart watch promised that the SDK would go public once the watches began shipping (check out our recent hands-on with the timepiece/app hub), and Pebble has now made the SDK...
Pebble smart watch SDK is now ready for creative third parties

The Pebble is a slick e-paper smartwatch that connects to iPhone or Android

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I’ve wanted a slick, minimal smartwatch that connects to my iPhone for years. There have been plenty of attempts at this, especially recently, but the Pebble project on Kickstarter is the first one that I would actually love to see on my wrist. The Pebble is a slim, attractive watch with...
The Pebble is a slick e-paper smartwatch that connects to iPhone or Android
The World's Thinnest Watch Lasts 15 Years Per Charge

Rumor: Apple Building Bluetooth Smart Watch

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According to Chinese gadget news site Tech.163, Apple may be in the process of developing its own smart watch that connects to your Apple devices via Bluetooth. Based on the report, Intel will be working with Apple to create the smart watch, with a 1.5-inch PMOLED display made by RiTDisplays...
Rumor: Apple Building Bluetooth Smart Watch

SF-Based Watchmaker Xetum Releases New Racing-Themed Line, The Kendrick

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Our favorite makers in the Bay area, Xetum, have just released their new line of Kendrick watches in time for racing season. The watches, designed in California and assembled in Switzerland, are fairly unique in the watch industry as Xetum is one of the few American watch brands – besides...
SF-Based Watchmaker Xetum Releases New Racing-Themed Line, The Kendrick

http://twitpic.com/18jrly - How a nerd watches Formula 1 #f1

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Epson announces world's lightest GPS watch

Friday Poll: Are smart watches finally ready for prime time?

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Smart watches look to be in fashion again, but are they the real deal this time or just a passing trend? Have your say in Crave's Friday poll. [Read more]...
Friday Poll: Are smart watches finally ready for prime time?

Saks Fifth Avenue - Free travel jewelry box + signature perfume sample w/ $500 purchase of David Yurman womens jewelry and/or watches using coupon code YURMAN2

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Saks Fifth Avenue - Free travel jewelry box + signature perfume sample w/ $500 purchase of David Yurman womens jewelry and/or watches using coupon code YURMAN2

Can watches show more than the time?

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Why have we been waiting so long for watches to catch up with smart phones?...
Can watches show more than the time?
Sony SmartWatch 1.2.33 update causing big issues for some users

Hands On With Romain Jerome's Octopus Steampunk Dive Watch

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Here is a high-end dive watch to consider if you like that Captain Nemo look. It is called the Octopus, and is from avant garde Swiss watch brand Romain Jerome (RJ). Those familiar with the Romain Jerome Titanic DNA collection of watches will recognize the styling of this new Octopus...
Hands On With Romain Jerome's Octopus Steampunk Dive Watch
Review: Graham Chronofighter Oversize GMT Watch

Don't Believe Shoddy Research About Apple Maps Usage

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A new report that usage of Apple's new iOS 6 Maps is plummeting has me pretty steamed. This claim - as is so often the case in the tech universe - is based on a meritless, PR-driven study. 5,000 users of an obscure app for highly technical people is a hopelessly...
Don't Believe Shoddy Research About Apple Maps Usage

Agent smartwatch SDK released, developers can start tinkering

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Four days after hitting its Kickstarter goal, Agent Watches has released the SDK for its smartwatch. The watches won't ship until December, but all developers need to start working is the emulator and a Bluetooth-compatible device. Windows Phone 8 Developer Mike Hole posted a link to the tools on...
Agent smartwatch SDK released, developers can start tinkering

How The Pebble Smart Watch Hit $2 Million On Kickstarter [Q&A]

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The Pebble smart watch – a clever little device that connects to your iPhone or Android device and, oddly enough, tells the time – was a twinkle in the eye of founder Eric Migicovsky just a few weeks ago. Now the product has reached $2 million in funding. And if...
How The Pebble Smart Watch Hit $2 Million On Kickstarter [Q&A]

Sears - Up to 60% off Fine Jewelry & 30% off Watches + Free Shipping on Jewelry purchases $125+

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Sears - Up to 60% off Fine Jewelry & 30% off Watches + Free Shipping on Jewelry purchases $125+

8 Real-World Stories Of Why Startups Fail

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Failure: it's a common theme among start-up founders. In the Silicon Valley, it's almost a badge of honor. But for all the dire statistics out there, what are the real reasons some start ups don't make it? And what lessons can we learn from them? We asked 8 (now) successful...
8 Real-World Stories Of Why Startups Fail

Aaron Sorkin on Jobs Movie, Zuckerberg as Anti-Hero and More: The Full D10 Interview (Video)

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One of the most engaging interviews at the 10th D: All Things Digital conference was with well-known Hollywood screenwriter Aaron Sorkin. Best known for television hits such as “The West Wing” and movies like “A Few Good Men” and, of course, “The Social Network,” he is now about to...
Aaron Sorkin on Jobs Movie, Zuckerberg as Anti-Hero and More: The Full D10 Interview (Video)
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