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If recent trends are any indication, there are two roads that lie ahead for smartwatches and the companies foisting them upon us: the all-you-can-eat, tracker + smartphone approach and the single-minded focus on health and wellness bands. One meanders off to a fuzzy horizon laden with disregarded...

February 21st 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Grab a wearable, switch on the 'ole curved TV and fire up your favorite 3D printer. We came, we saw, we conquered and now we're ready to distill it all for you in the form of some high-quality video content. We're not going to suggest that it'll replace the seemingly endless stream of posts we've...

January 16th 2014 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. The last Switched On introduced the 2013 Switchie Awards for TV, PC and gaming products. This time, we'll take a look at the mobile and wearable devices that made their mark in 2013.

January 2nd 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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With Engadget's new tools, you can track price drops on thousands of devices every day, and once a week we feature some of the best deals right here. But act fast! Many of these are limited-time offers, and won't last long. The holiday shopping rush may be winding down, but there's still some gre...

December 29th 2013 at 6:24pm 0 Comments
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As the leaves turn to gold and flutter from the trees, the Engadget team digs out their scarves and mittens to get ready for the mad rush of phone launches that take place ahead of the holiday season. We've seen big devices (both large and high-profile ones) enter the world over the last few month...

November 25th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to Engadget's holiday gift guide! Head back to our hub to see the rest of the product guides as they're added throughout the month. Who doesn't want a new smartphone? Even if you love the handset in your pocket, there's bound to be a newer, higher-specced device calling your name. If you'...

November 22nd 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Need proof that China is a crucial smartphone market? Strategy Analytics is more than happy to oblige. It just posted third quarter global market share estimates showing that Huawei has overtaken LG since the Q2 report, claiming third place with 5.1 percent of sales. This isn't the first time t...

October 28th 2013 at 9:39pm 0 Comments
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We're back in the studio this week, but you'll have to get your Brian Heater fix while you can, as he'll be out for the next week or two. Dana Wollman and Joseph Volpe join our host to talk about Microsoft's "lean mean heavy machine," the Surface Pro 2, and Joseph admits to both wanting a watch wi...

October 18th 2013 at 3:03pm 0 Comments