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Apple Watch Series 4

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Available for pre-order this Friday (Sep. 14), the Apple Watch Series 4 will be offered in 40mm and 44mm models with larger displays (35 percent and 32 percent). Other new features include: a haptic feedback-equipped Digital Crown, a 50 percent louder speaker with a microphone position optimized for call clarity and a 64-bit, dual-core S4 chip that is twice as fast. The two models will ship on September 21st, priced at $399 (GPS) and $499 (LTE). Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Apple Watch Round

The Apple Watch's design has remained relatively unchanged since it was first released back in April 2015, but now, the new model, set to be revealed on September 12, will at least look slightly different. However, some fans are still waiting for a round face, and DBS Designing gives us a first glimpse at what the user interface for such a device could look like. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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ZTE Nubia Alpha Wearable Smartphone

ZTE unveiled the Nubia Alpha wearable smartphone at IFA 2018 in Berlin earlier this week, and unlike other concepts, this one is set to go into production sometime during Q4 2018. What sets this apart from similar devices, like the Apple Watch, is its proprietary flexible display technology, complete with a light strip that gives users several customization options. Other features include: 4G connectivity, a smart camera with one-touch modes, and a proximity sensor that automatically detects orientation. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Apple Watch 4

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Thanks to an early video stream that Apple accidentally leaked, 9to5Mac manage to capture an official image of the Apple Watch Series 4. Featuring an edge-to-edge, thinner body, a red ring to denote the LTE version, an additional microphone hole on the right side, and a more flush button beneath the crown. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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Apple Watch Series 4 Picture

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The Apple Watch Series 4 is coming sooner than you think, as the company recently registered six new product model numbers (A1977, A1978, A1975, A1976, A2007 and A2008) with the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC). These model numbers refer to "wearable electronic devices" that run Watch OS 5, and are listed next to old model numbers for previous Apple Watch versions, giving strong evidence that this is the rumored new wearable device. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Apple Watch Series 4

It's rumored that Apple will officially unveil the next Apple Watch alongside the iPhone XI in September, and there are more than a few basic changes. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo states that this upcoming model will have a 15% larger display with narrower bezels as well as improved health monitoring capabilities and a longer battery life. continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Signing Machine

Have $367,500 burning a hole in your pocket? Well, you could either sign your own name on documents, or buy Jaquet Droz's "Signing Machine", which functions exactly as it sounds. Consisting of 585 parts, this pocket-sized mechanical machine uses a 4-digit numeric code to sign the owners signature to exact specification, complete with hand-engraved gold finishes. When fully wound, you can use it for two full signatures. Continue reading for a video of it in-action and more information.

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Steampunk Watch Write Erase Time

Japan-based industrial designer "FRISK_P" specializes in creating Steampunk-inspired masterpieces, and each one is unique in their own right. One of her most recent projects was a wristwatch, called "Automaton" that continually writes and erases the current time. That's right, a mechanism picks up a quill, writes the time on a tablet, and then wipes the surface clean. Continue reading for two more videos and information.

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Smartwatch Projector

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Haier's Asu Smartwatch may be bulky, but for a good reason. At the push of a button, information can be projected at 480x854-pixel resolution directly onto your wrist, thanks to a built-in Pico Projector. For now, it can project the digits you're typing when you enter a phone number, the numberof steps you've taken with the integrated fitness tracker, and even a temporary light-based tattoo. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Xbox Watch

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Back in 2013, Microsoft teamed up with HTC to build an Xbox Watch, but unfortunately, things never panned out. Many engineers on Microsoft's side previously worked on Xbox accessories and the Kinect sensor. This prototype included a 1.5-inch display, removable, a GPS unit, and workout apps. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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