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Get the Fossil Gen 5 Garrett for $179 ($116 off) on Amazon

The Fossil Gen 5 is one of the best Wear OS smartwatches you can buy, thanks to a stylish design and solid hardware let down only by Qualcomm's lackluster support for the platform and the inherent bugginess of Wear OS. The Garrett styling of the Gen 5 has the same hardware as the regular model, only wrapped up in a fancy new exterior. The usual $295 price tag is quite high, but if you grab it at Amazon now you can get it for the much more palatable $179 ($116 off).

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Google confirms acquisition of smart glasses maker North

Google is acquiring smart glasses manufacturer North Inc., reportedly to the tune of $180 million,  shoring up its own hardware, wearable, and "ambient computing" efforts with the acquisition. Google saw limited success with its own "Google Glass" smart glasses, though the project lives on. The new purchase could also complement Google's acquisition of Fitbit.

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The best smartwatches, fitness trackers, and wearables for Android (Spring 2020)

Smartwatches weren't exactly the next smartphone revolution that many hoped for, but for checking notifications and tracking health, they can be incredibly valuable tools. They're certainly not for everyone, but if you're looking for a new smartwatch, fitness tracker, or other wearable product, there are plenty of excellent options at every price bracket.

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Fitbit 4 leak reveals integrated GPS, Spotify music controls, and a special Sports Edition (Updated)

Back in 2018, Fitbit launched the Charge 3 fitness tracker, which looked a lot like its predecessor, but gained several features that essentially turned it into a smartwatch, thanks to its larger greyscale display with touch input. Even though the company is about to get absorbed by Google, it's continuing to update its lineup until the acquisition is complete. 9to5Google just published leaked information on the upcoming fitness tracker, which merely seems to be a Charge 3 with updated internals.

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Pre-orders are now open for Wyze Band and Scale (Updated)

Wyze, the company known for making affordable smart home products, was rumored to be working on a fitness tracking band and a smart scale. The company confirmed this information and released further details on their availability last month, hinting these devices were almost ready to hit the market. We now know they will be available for early access buyers on Tuesday.

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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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Today only: The Mobvoi TicWatch Pro with 4G is down to just $219 on Amazon ($79 off)

Mobvoi's TichWatch Pro 4G is one of the most exciting WearOS ones on the market. It combines good built quality with impressive battery life, thanks to its layered screen technology. The timepiece traditionally sells for $299, but is down to just $219 today only, which is $79 off its regular list price.

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Withings ScanWatch is the first to combine AFib and sleep apnea detection

Withings gained popularity thanks to its health-focused products, including its smart scale, fitness trackers, and hybrid smartwatches. The company is innovating once again with the announcement of its ScanWatch, the first hybrid smartwatch to combine AFib and sleep apnea detection.

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Get the new Fitbit Versa 2 smartwatch for $130, the lowest it's ever been ($70 off)

The Versa 2 smartwatch is one of Fitbit's best products and offers a good compromise between looks and fitness features. It usually sells for about $200, but you can now get it for just $130, thanks to this markdown.

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Puma Smartwatch review: Last year's rebranded Fossil Sport will have you running for a different watch

When you hear the word ”smartwatch,” the last name that probably comes to mind is PUMA. Despite all other major athletic brands having thrown their weight behind wearable tech — like the Under Armour Samsung Galaxy Watch, Nike Apple Watch, and Adidas Fitbit Ionic — PUMA has remained out of the wearables race… that is until the PUMA Smartwatch made its debut at IFA 2019 as the newest Fossil partner. I’ve been wearing the PUMA-branded Wear OS device for the last two weeks, and there are some things you should know before strapping one around your wrist.

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