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A little later than promised, Basis' Peak fitness tracker behaves more like the smartwatch it arguably should have been all along. Grab a newly released update for the wearable and it'll give you a heads-up on calls, meetings and messages from your Android smartphone or iPhone. It's not as sophist...

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January 28, 2015 at 4:05AM
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In our recent review of the Basis Peak, we pointed out its potential to be a pretty good smartwatch, just as it is a fitness tracker. And, thanks to a firmware update set to arrive next month, Basis, which is now owned by Intel, will be making its wearable better than it already is. Around mid-Dec...

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Well, it's official. In a bid to boost its wearable clout, Intel confirmed today that it bought Basis Science, the startup behind the fitness-friendly Basis bands. The deal reportedly cost Intel a cool $100 million (according to TechCrunch, anyway), which neither company was keen to mention aloud....

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Die-hard fans of RIM's mobile efforts should put those BBX tattoo plans on hold, as the US Federal Court has blocked the company from using the BBX trademark, favoring the existing use by BASIS International for its software. As a result, the boys from Waterloo just announced at BlackBerry DevCon A...

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