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Wearables

Target Shines a Spotlight on Fashion Tech

The Target Open House concept store will showcase a range of smart accessories from American fashion tech…

Wrist and Face Tech Are Down, but Not Out

Smartwatches, AR tech and VR goggles are going through growing pains, but they're still expected to grow. And…

NXP, Visa and Mastercard Bring Mobile Payments to Any Accessory

Think of it as accessories with benefits.

Wearables Market Slows, but Smart Clothes and Other Gizmos Get Ready

The wearables market is still growing, but starting to cool, as smart clothes and hearables dig in.

VF to Enter Wearables Fitness Market

VF is set to acquire the Altra footwear brand, which uses technology to connect to mobile devices to improve…

Why Hybrid Watches Are Hot — And Getting Hotter

Analog-digital timepieces are expected to win the smartwatch popularity contest in four years. Fossil…

Revenge of the Wearables — Wrist Gizmos Grew 7.7% in Q4

Not only are smartwatches not dead, says IDC, business is still growing.

175 Million Europeans Predicted to Use Contactless Payment Services

Wearable devices are upping the frequency of tap-and-go purchase methods.

Meet L’Oréal’s New Nail Art-UV Sensor Mash-up

The beauty company packs its latest UV tech into a new battery-free sensor, heading to thumbnails this…

Wearables and VR/AR Tech Set to Explode by 2021, Says IDC

The research firm projects a large jump in consumer interest for smartwatches and VR/AR headsets by 2021.

Fashion Helped Fuel 7.3% Growth in Wearables Worldwide

New IDC report offers good news for smartwatches. But single-purpose devices like fitness trackers took a hit…

Spire Reveals Health Tag, a Washable, Wearable Tracker

Spire courts consumers and the fashion industry, with a stick-on device that turns items into smart garments.

Still Ticking: Smartwatches

The tech is now in the hands of experts who know what people want to wear.

Apple Stock Hit by Apple Watch 3 Connection Problems

Apple's latest Watch is a wearable designed to work on its own, but at least in some cases, it doesn't.

Amazon Reportedly Working on Smart Glasses

Feast your eyes on this: Amazon's reportedly working on smart, stylish eyewear featuring the Alexa voice…