Google Now Is The Killer App For Android Wear

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IMG_0322 Google’s I/O keynote may have been a bit of a jumble of different product announcements — many of which won’t be available until later this year — but Android Wear was what most people in the audience wanted to hear about. While there is plenty of Android in Google’s smartwatch operating system and while developers will be able to develop apps specifically for… Read More

The Weekender: regarding EDM, exorcisms, and Independence Day

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Welcome back to The Weekender. Every Saturday morning, The Verge will give you something to do. This is where you’ll get the best of what we’ve written this week, but also a reason to get up and actually do something with your life — even if that something is dreaming of the far off places you might go.

Here’s a collection of some of our favorite pieces that you may have missed, along with a snapshot of the things you should be doing with your days off. Take some time this Fourth of July…

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Beast Sensor On Indiegogo Tracks Your Weight-lifting In Real Time

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Screen Shot 2014-07-05 at 03.07.42 In recent years hardware has appeared to track your gym workouts. PushStrength and GymWatch are both devices that will measure your reps as you grunt and build those muscles lifting weights. A new kid on the block is Beast and it’s currently trying to raise $60,000 on Indiegogo. This little device differentiates itself by being suitable for all exercises (not only a few) and by… Read More

Apple Poaches Patrick Pruniaux, Watch Brand Tag Heuer’s VP Of Sales

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04_l Apple has hired another luxury brand exec away from an established brand. Patrick Pruniaux, VP of sales for watch company Tag Heuer, will join Apple on Monday after seven years in the world of luxury timepieces. Pruniaux, second from the right in the above photograph, joins the company just as talk of an iWatch has risen to a dull roar. Read More

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