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Epson Moverio BT-30C smart glasses plug into your Android phone

Epson Moverio BT-30C smart glasses plug into your Android phone

You don't need to wait for Apple to launch smart glasses in order to get an AR headset, and now Epson's Moverio line is making augmented reality even more straightforward. Latest addition to the company's smart glasses range, the Moverio BT-30C may look like a movie prop but it's actually the most consumer-friendly version Epson has designed so far.

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OPPO Avengers Endgame phone unboxing: You can’t have it!

OPPO Avengers Endgame phone unboxing: You can’t have it!

This is the OPPO F11 Pro Avengers Limited Edition (released for Avengers: Endgame). Over the past decade, we've unboxed and reviewed just a few special limited edition versions of gadgets like these. This device, like the rest, aim to capitalize on the hype generated by the cross-branded property - in this case, Avengers: Endgame, the film that now has the most successful global movie opening in the history of movies.

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Android Automotive OS hands on: Polestar 2 spills its secrets

Android Automotive OS hands on: Polestar 2 spills its secrets

A dashboard revolution is coming, and it's an upstart electric car-maker few drivers have heard of - yet - looking to upend the industry, with a judicious sprinkling of Android along for the ride. Polestar may not be a household name today, but it's riding the bleeding edge of Android Automotive OS. The Polestar 2 isn't expected to hit roads until 2020, but I had a chance for some early time with the Google-powered EV.

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OPPO Reno first impressions: 10x zoom to challenge Huawei

OPPO Reno first impressions: 10x zoom to challenge Huawei

Huawei has just stolen the smartphone crown yet again thanks to its smartphone cameras and its newest 5x zoom is set to cement its position. But too give credit where credit is due, OPPO is really the one that made the first periscope-style zoom lens camera. Now it is aiming to remind everyone of its pioneering work with the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom that promise twice the lossless zoom of the Huawei P30 Pro.

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Logitech Harmony Express puts Alexa in a universal remote: Hands-on

Logitech Harmony Express puts Alexa in a universal remote: Hands-on

Instead of juggling remote controls, Logitech wants you to hand them to Alexa. That's the goal with the new Logitech Harmony Express, anyway, a simplified remote with Alexa inside, that hides deceptively capable home entertainment control behind a minimalistic selection of buttons.

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Huawei P30 Pro first look: 2019’s quad-camera heavyweight

Huawei P30 Pro first look: 2019’s quad-camera heavyweight

The Huawei P30 Pro and P30 have a lot to live up to. 2018's P20 Pro proved the Chinese phone-maker was a key player in the mobile space, with photographic talents that put rival devices from Apple, Samsung, and others to shame. Now, unveiled in Paris, France today, the new P30 Pro and P30 promise to take those halo features and make them even more compelling.

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I can’t stop taking cat photos with the Nokia 9 PureView

I can’t stop taking cat photos with the Nokia 9 PureView

If you're looking for a large number of cat photos, in excruciating detail down to individual whiskers, all taken with the Nokia 9 PureView, then you've come to the right place. HMD's reboot of the "PureView" brand was met with a mixture of hope and anxiety back at Mobile World Congress 2019 last month, fond memories of devices like the Nokia 808 PureView nudging up against concerns that the superlative photography capabilities it once referred to might be diluted today.

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OPPO F11 Pro hands-on: The Perfume Bottle

OPPO F11 Pro hands-on: The Perfume Bottle

The OPPO F11 Pro has a 6.52-inch display with no notch, no camera hole, and a bare minimum bezel around all its edges. This smartphone is beautiful - and not just because it's got a full-coverage front-facing display. This device is also colorful, and it has a rising front-facing camera, and it's been revealed officially by OPPO just this morning.

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Ricoh Theta Z1 hands-on: A 360 camera with new focus

Ricoh Theta Z1 hands-on: A 360 camera with new focus

Ricoh has a new 360-degree camera, the Theta Z1, the new flagship of its range and promising significant improvements in image quality and usability. It also commands a premium price: $999, when the Theta Z1 goes on sale in a couple of months time. That may be too rich for consumers, which is a shame given the hardware on offer.

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Nokia 9 PureView promises next-gen photos from 5 cameras

Nokia 9 PureView promises next-gen photos from 5 cameras

The Nokia 9 PureView is official, and HMD Global's decision to resurrect the beloved PureView photography brand brings with it a full five cameras on the back. Rather than sheer megapixels like the original PureView cameras were known for, this new Android smartphone takes a different approach. In fact, HMD partnered with Light to deliver the goods.

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Huawei Mate X revealed: 5G foldable phone looks stunning

Huawei Mate X revealed: 5G foldable phone looks stunning

It's hard to find words to do the Huawei Mate X justice, the company's first folding smartphone coming so close to resembling a sci-fi movie prop that it's hard to believe it will soon go on sale. Like the Samsung Galaxy Fold revealed last week, the Mate X transforms from the form-factor of a regular, everyday smartphone to a significantly larger device, similar in scale to a tablet yet arguably more manageable in the hand.

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Huawei MateBook 14 hands-on: Familiar style, bigger screen

Huawei MateBook 14 hands-on: Familiar style, bigger screen

Huawei's MateBook 13 distilled some of the charm of the MateBook X Pro into a more affordable model last year, and now Huawei aims to do the same with the MateBook 14. Making its debut at Mobile World Congress 2019, the 14-inch notebook slots in-between Huawei's X and D series, with a handsome - if, ahem, MacBook reminiscent - sandblast-finish metal body with diamond-cut chamfers.

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