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Apple Watch is off to a great start. Photo: Apple

Apple Watch is off to a great start. Photo: Apple

Don’t believe the critics who tell you wearables will never take off, because they’re wrong. During the second quarter of 2015 alone, the wearables market grew a staggering 223.2 percent, according to the latest figures from IDC, and Apple Watch is working its way to the top to tackle Fitbit.

Android Wear, on the other hand, is nowhere to be found.

The new Moto 360? Photo: Motorola

The new Moto 360? Photo: Motorola

Motorola appears to have accidentally spilled its second-generation Moto 360 in a (now deleted) video uploaded to Twitter. The device’s physical button has been repositioned, and it has larger lugs that will make swapping straps a whole lot easier.

This is Samsung's brand new smartwatch. Photo: Samsung

This is Samsung’s brand new smartwatch. Photo: Samsung

After announcing its new Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ in New York City this morning, Samsung promised the next big thing is right around the corner.

The South Korean company was referring to its new Gear S2 smartwatch — its first with a round display — which will get its full reveal on September 3.

Samsung explains the rotating bezel that will feature on its new Gear. Photo: Samsung

Samsung explains the rotating bezel that will feature on its new Gear. Photo: Samsung

Samsung has confirmed that its upcoming Gear A smartwatch will have a rotating bezel. Like the Apple Watch’s digital crown, the bezel will allow users to navigate menus, set alarms and timers, zoom in on images and maps, and more.

A supposed render of the Moto 360 2. Photo: Weibo

A supposed render of the Moto 360 2. Photo: Weibo

An unreleased Motorola “smart watch” has stopped by the FCC ahead of its official unveiling. The device is believed to be Motorola’s second-generation Moto 360, which we’ve been hearing about for a while, and the filing suggests we’ll see it very soon.

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