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1 hr ago | Engadget

Adidas miCoach teams up with MyFitnessPal, combines fitness and nutrition tracking

Balls , shoes , watches ... Adidias miCoach line of smart things has been expanding to track your activity, no matter what you're into. Until recently , the fitness platform was a closed one, meaning all that precious data was siloed from non-Adidas software.

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Related Topix: Chromativity, Adidas miCoach, 505 Games, Video Games, Life, Food, Nutrition, Gadgets

2 hrs ago | CNet News

Motorola's Moto 360 Smartwatch Available for Sale Again

Motorola has restocked its online supply of the new Moto 360 smartwatches, but quickly sold out of black models again. Only the Stone Gray color is presently available on the site.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Laptops/Notebooks, iPhone

4 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Can Apple Disrupt The Luxury Watch Industry With A $10,000 Smartwatch?

I'm known for my strong views on mobile technology, online media, and the effect this has on and communication will have on the public conscious and existing businesses. I've been following this space for over ten years, working with a number of publishers, publications and media companies, some for long periods of time, others for commissions, one-off pieces or a series of articles or shows.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

4 hrs ago | Autoblog

Is it illegal to use the Apple Watch while driving?

In conjunction with the typical Internet feeding frenzy that goes hand in hand with the announcement of each new iPhone, Apple has been cited in countless headlines this week after its debut of its new Apple Watch on September 9. The so-called "smartwatch" is far from an industry first Samsung, Motorola and Pebble all have models on the market, and who can forget 2003's Fossil Wrist PDA? but as per usual, Apple's entry is garnering more than its fair share of media attention. The Apple Watch has also raised interest of a more ominous sort from certain regulatory bodies.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Autos

5 hrs ago | Fratellowatches.com

Seiko Prospex Kinetic GMT - Seiko Conquering The World of Watch Enthusiasts

I believe it was somewhere in the mid-1990s till the late 1990s: I told friends and fellow students I was interested in mechanical watches, they almost all replied with "those Kinetic watches?". Ever since the introduction of the Kinetic movement in 1987, it became a well-known concept world wide.

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Related Topix: iPhone

9 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Typhoon Doesn't Stop the Crowds From Attending The Hong Kong Jewelry Fair

I'm a one-time daily newspaper reporter who now writes about high-end jewelry, the finest timepieces, luxury and fashion. It seems remarkable when looking back, but, at the same time, it feels quite normal.

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Related Topix: Weather

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Trend Hunter Magazine

Ultra-Precise Watches - The Urwerk EMC Takes Into Account Wrist...

The Urwerk EMIC watch uses highly advanced electronics to monitor the movement system's performance to within 10 microseconds. Timepieces worn on the wrist are often not ultra-accurate as movements, changes in wrist position, acceleration, temperature and pressure all contrive to impact the chronometer's working and alter its time reading.

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Billboard

Google Chromecast Adds iHeartRadio, Disney, Twitch Apps

The dongle, which is plugged into an HDTV to equip it for streaming video, now has three Disney apps including WATCH Disney and WATCH Disney Junior, which means shows such as Girl Meets World and Doc McStuffins are now available on the service. It has also added the iHeartRadio app to give Chromecast users access to more than 1,500 live radio stations.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines

MediaPost

Fashion Week's Social Lessons For Brands

With the fall fashion season in full swing, brands are taking ideas off the runway and into consumer's news feeds with more agility than ever. This year, WGSN, which provides data and fashion intelligence, even set up a social media newsroom at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York and London Fashion Week, to report on trends in real time.

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Related Topix: Fashion, Fall, Fashion Week, Designers, Burberry

Technabob.com

Domeni Co: Luxury Watches For People Who Can't Afford Luxury Watches

Watches can be really cool, and a good watch can elevate a guy's attire from good to gooooooood . The problem is that really cool ones often , like the Maurice LaCroix Roue Carree Seconde , often have really uncool price tags .

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WPTV Local News

Interest groups drive TV political ad spending

It's too bad we don't use spending on political TV ads as a barometer for the nation's economic health. If we did, things would be looking up.

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Colorado Daily

Will U2's 'Songs of Innocence' be most deleted album ever?

There it is, sitting in your iTunes Music Library whether you asked for it or not: Songs of Innocence , the heroic Irish rock band's 13th album, which they surprise released for free in partnership with Apple at the consumer tech giant's iPhone 6 rollout in Cupertino, Calif., last week. In a stroke of internet razzmatazz, Apple made the 11 songs instantly ready for download in the libraries of all 500 million plus iTunes users in 109 countries around the world.

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Related Topix: iPod, Online Music, Libraries, Apple, Startups, iPhone, Entertainment

The Independent & Free Press

Antiques Appraisal Show returns Sept. 27

St. George's Anglican Church's Antiques Appraisal Show returns on Saturday, Sept. 27, 1-4:30 p.m. Bring your treasures and heirlooms to be informally appraised.

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Examiner.com

Great Films Make Palm Springs' Cinema Diverse Fest Seem Like Gay Academy Awards

The Palm Springs Cinema Diverse film festival seems to be shaping up to be the Academy Awards of Gay Movies. The Sept.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Oscars, SoMa (San Francisco, CA)

DNA India

Ranbir Kapoor joins Shah Rukh Khan as brand ambassador for TAG Heuer

TAG Heuer- a brand that has been synonymous with the Badshah of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan for ages now has also roped in Ranbir Kapoor in their list of brand endorsers. Ranbir Kapoor, who has a series of brand deals in his kitty seems to be mighty pleased with this association.

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Related Topix: Shahrukh Khan

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

10 of the coolest watches of all time

Remember the Casio calculator watch? Here are 10 creative and innovative watches: Want to know when Jupiter will next be aligned with Mars? You need this watch from Van Cleef & Arpels. It has six rotating disks, each with a tiny planet.

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Wired

It'll Take a Social Revolution for Americans to Embrace the Apple Watch

Called bracelet watches, they were seen as a rather unseemly replacement for the pocketwatch, a more discreet means of keeping track of the time. Though mass-produced versions first emerged in the 1880s, it wasn't until 1927 that U.S.-made wristwatches finally outstripped sales of their entrenched competitor.

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Related Topix: iPhone

TechCrunch

CEO Of Guess Watches Welcomes Apple To The Fray

In what amounts to a "welcome" turned sputtering softball aimed at Apple's broad side, the CEO of Guess Watches Cindy Livingston wrote an open letter to Apple while, at the same time, proclaiming her own interest in the smartwatch world. Guess, a fashion brand founded in the 1980s, is best known for dress watches known as "department store styles": the kind of pieces available at jewelry counters in major department stores.

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PC World

TAG Heuer says it's going to make a smartwatch

Just a few days after panning the Apple Watch, an executive with TAG Heuer admitted that the company is making a smartwatch of its own. "We want to launch a smartwatch at TAG Heuer, but it must not copy the Apple Watch," Jean-Claude Biver, head of watchmaking for TAG Heuer parent company LVMH, told the Swiss newspaper NZZ am Sonntag.

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TrustedReviews

Apple Watch vs Samsung Gear S

It wouldn't be an Apple product without its Samsung equivalent. Currently on its fifth smartwatch in just under a year, Samsung hasn't really done a fantastic job of convincing us that it holds the key to giving smartwatches appeal.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Opinion

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