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Talking Tech with Consumer Reports: Smart watches and wearables

Our experts discuss where this category is today—and what it might become

Published: June 10, 2014 10:00 AM

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Wearable computing is a very buzzy topic these days. From the Pebble smart watch to Google Glass, these devices are making their way into consumers' awareness, and even into early adopters' possession. So what are wearables, exactly? What can they do? What do consumers want them to do? Are they worth buying yet? And how will the category evolve?

Editor of electronics Glenn Derene, Maria Rerecich, director of electronics testing for Consumer Reports, and Carol Mangis, associate electronics editor, do their best to answer these questions in our latest podcast.

Check our archive of Talking Tech podcasts for lots of interesting chat!

For more on wearable tech, check our lab tests of six smart watches and our activity tracker reviews.

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