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How A Google Fitbit Can Beat the Apple Watch

The other day, Google paid $2.1b for Fitbit. The prospect of a Google Fibit got lots of press, most of it dismissive. For good reason. Google’s Wear OS software – powering a range of non-Apple smart watches – is a … Continue reading

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Apple Files Biometric “Wrist ID” Patent for Apple Watch. Big Brother Is Pleased

Apple files patents all the time, as you’d expect from a company selling consumer products in the information age. This one is different. “The patent describes a biometric sensor built in a smart Apple Watch band which would recognize you … Continue reading

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New Fitbit Versa 2: Government Spies on Your Wrist?

“Fitbit Inc on Wednesday launched its latest smartwatch, the Versa 2,” dailymail.co.uk reports, “adding Amazon.com Inc’s voice assistant Alexa, online payments and music storage.” As we all know, Alexa speakers don’t listen to your conversations. Unless you say the word … Continue reading

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