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Amazon event introduces new line of wearables that will push Alexa into every corner of your life

Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle. (David Ryder/For The Washington Post) Jay Greene Reporter focused on technology coverage in the Pacific Northwest September 25 at 7:20 PM SEATTLE — Amazon has a plan to make sure Alexa is everywhere we go by adding the voice assistant to glasses, wireless ear buds and a shiny black ring. Those […]

Gears & Gadgets

The Best Wearables at IFA 2019

With designer brands like Michael Kors and Puma unveiling their first fitness-centric smartwatches, it’s clear athleisure was the trend in Berlin this year. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. BERLIN—The IFA show floor here was full of wearables, from smartwatches to headphones, […]

Emerging Tech

Next-gen wearables will analyze your sweat, and UC Berkeley has prototypes

University of California, Berkeley Your sweat can reveal a whole lot about you — and a next-generation wearable skin sensor promises to analyze your perspiration to extract that information. Developed by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, the sensors can detect the individual components in your sweat. While that sounds kind of gross, Ali […]

Gears & Gadgets

7 Eye-Catching Wearables at MWC19

Smartphones take center stage at Mobile World Congress, but we found a few intriguing wearables on the show floor, from headsets to smartwatches. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. At Mobile World Congress, smartphones clearly take center stage. The show covers a […]

Computer

Microsoft applies for smart fabric patent for use in Surface laptops, wearables

Microsoft Image Gallery/Microsoft Our favorite gadgets may soon offer touch-sensitive surfaces made out of something other than glass. According to Windows Latest, Microsoft recently filed a patent application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its development and proposed usage of touch-sensitive smart fabric technology. The patent application, which was filed in July […]

Gears & Gadgets

Google wants a VP of Wearables, might finally take smartwatches seriously

Enlarge / The new Wear OS. Google Think you can save Android Wear? A new Google job listing (first spotted by Android Police) shows an opening for “Vice President, Hardware Engineering, Wearables” on the Google Hardware team. The person would “work collaboratively with the Senior Leadership team for Google Hardware and will be responsible for the design, development, […]