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Fitbit is preparing to add support for the Google Assistant

Google has been making a big deal about its Assistant for a long time now, going so far as to call it "your own personal Google." It's made it onto phones, Chromebooks, and smart speakers, but it's never been available on a third-party smartwatch — until now! According to code found in the latest version of the Fitbit Android app, the company is working on adding integration with the Google Assistant.

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Bixby comes to Samsung Gear S3 smartwatches ahead of S-Voice shutdown

Samsung's smartwatches are one of the better choices when it comes to the Android side of wearables. The company released its Gear S3 watch back in 2016 to solid reviews, and it has kept owners on their feet with new updates since then. Last year, the S3 received an update to Samsung's One UI, and now it looks like a new update, System Update 7, is rolling out.

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New TAG Heuer Connected Wear OS smartwatch includes a Wear 3100, sapphire glass screen, and titanium or steel cases, costs All The Money

TAG Heuer has just revealed a "new generation" of its Wear OS-powered, high-end smartwatches. Featuring stainless steel or titanium cases, a round OLED display, a 430mAh battery, NFC, GPS, a heart rate monitor, and an updated Snapdragon Wear 3100 SoC, it basically has everything — and it will cost All The Money, too. Prices start at $1,800 for the "basic" version with a black rubber strap. It's available now to order online "in all regions," and will start showing up in some retailers tomorrow, Friday the 13th.

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Fossil Sport 41mm Gen 4 watch now available for just $99

Fossil has been throwing its Gen 4 Sport watches into the deep discount bin the past few days, and today a plethora of 41mm versions joins the others. The watches have just received an update that gives them access to newer battery-saving techniques, so it's a great time to give them a shot.

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TicWatch Pro hits an all-time low price at just $159 ($91 off) on Amazon

With the holidays fast approaching, you might be scrambling for gift ideas for some of your tech-savvy relatives and friends — or maybe you just want something neat for yourself. If you want to look snazzy while you track calories for your New Year's resolution, you're in luck: The TicWatch Pro is on sale for a new low of $159 ($91 off) on Amazon.

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[Update: 4G can now be activated] Mobvoi launches a revamped version of the TicWatch Pro with 4G/LTE

Wear OS smartwatches are seen as sub-par compared to the competition, mainly because most of them still use outdated processors or lack key features. With the TicWatch Pro, Mobvoi managed to design one of the most attractive intelligent timepieces powered by Google's OS on the market. However, despite its good selling points, the product lacked LTE connectivity, which prevented owners from using all their watch's features on the go. Thankfully, the manufacturer is announcing the TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE, which builds up on its predecessor's specs and adds 4G functionality on top, confirming the leak we reported last month.

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Xiaomi unveils Mi Band 4 fitness tracker with color screen, NFC, and voice assistant

The Xiaomi Mi Band 3 was an insanely cheap fitness tracker (£26.99 in the UK, which works out as about $35) with a relatively impressive feature set. Its successor has just been announced by Xiaomi in China, and this time it includes a color display and microphone for voice assistant functionality. There's also a slightly more expensive variant with NFC, although it's still cheap as chips.

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Intel won't make wearables anymore, but its mobile chips aren't going anywhere

Earlier this week, The Information reported that Intel will be shutting down its New Devices Group, the branch responsible for developing wearable consumer products such as the Vaunt smart glasses prototype. The news comes a few months after Intel announced it had also given up on developing its own smart watches and trackers.

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[Deal Alert] Three styles of the Moto 360 2nd gen on sale for $169.99-199.99 at B&H Photo and Video ($120-210 off)

If you are rocking an Android Wear device that won't be getting the 2.0 update, then chances are that you're in the market for a new smartwatch (that is, if you still are digging Android Wear). One of the sharpest looking options in the current crop of devices is the second gen Moto 360. If you can forgive the flat-tire, there is a lot to like in this watch, including its price today. Right now, over at B&H, there are three different styles of the 360 on sale at some of the lowest prices we have ever seen. 

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[Update: OOS already] Deal Alert - LG Watch Urbane on sale for just $99.99 at Verizon

Here's a deal that may tempt you to lighten your wallet today. Verizon has the LG Watch Urbane marked down to a paltry $99.99. That's the cheapest price we've seen yet on the device and $130 less than what it currently sells for on Amazon. For a deal junkie like me, that's a seriously compelling bargain.

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