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iRobot’s self-emptying Roomba i7+ fixes robot vacuums’ big headache

iRobot’s self-emptying Roomba i7+ fixes robot vacuums’ big headache

iRobot has answered one of the biggest frustrations about robot vacuum cleaners, with the new Roomba i7+ offering automatic emptying so it can be left to its own devices for more of the time. Replacing the Roomba 960, the new vacuum also increases its onboard intelligence, with a new mapping system that can remember customizable floor plans for more intelligent cleaning.

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Lenovo’s Smart Home Essentials are an IoT starter for Smart Displays

Lenovo’s Smart Home Essentials are an IoT starter for Smart Displays

Lenovo's Smart Display works with any connected home tech the Google Assistant supports, but now it's getting into the action with a range of Smart Home Essentials. The new line-up of accessories kicks off with three products, all of which will work with the Lenovo Smart Display as a hub.

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Lenovo Yoga C930 hands-on: This flagship sounds incredible

Lenovo Yoga C930 hands-on: This flagship sounds incredible

Lenovo has a new flagship, and the Yoga C930 wants to do for consumer 2-in-1 notebooks what ThinkPads have done for business laptops: give the category a new benchmark. Revealed today at IFA 2018, not only does the Yoga C930 look distinct - courtesy of Lenovo's new hinge design - it also addresses a number of common criticisms around pen-enabled notebooks.

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Star Wars: Jedi Challenges adds Dark Side games and Kylo Ren lightsaber

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges adds Dark Side games and Kylo Ren lightsaber

Lenovo promised regular updates for the Star Wars: Jedi Challenges augmented reality game, and it's been delivering, with the latest being a Dark Side Expansion and a new lightsaber option. The AR game uses a smartphone slotted into Lenovo's Mirage headset, and wirelessly-connected weapons modeled after those in the hit movies.

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Lenovo Yoga Book C930 hands-on: Dual E Ink and LCD delight

Lenovo Yoga Book C930 hands-on: Dual E Ink and LCD delight

A good idea can turn into a great one if you stick with it, and happily Lenovo has done just that with the new Yoga Book C930. Building on the innovative but flawed idea of the original Yoga Book in 2016, this second-generation model addresses the most common complaints, throwing in a second, E Ink display, upgrading the processor, and generally making for a much more flexible - and thus useful - ultraportable.

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Lenovo Yoga S730 is an ultra-sleek compromise-free MacBook rival

Lenovo Yoga S730 is an ultra-sleek compromise-free MacBook rival

Lenovo's Yoga line has traditionally meant 360-degree hinges, but with the arrival of the Yoga S730 it's embracing high-end regular notebooks, too. Successor to the IdeaPad 720S, the new laptop is aiming for the bags and briefcases of those needing a super-skinny ultraportable with a traditional display.

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Sony WH-1000XM3 noise-cancelling headphones first impressions: Quietly excellent

Sony WH-1000XM3 noise-cancelling headphones first impressions: Quietly excellent

The battle of the noise-cancelling headphones continues, with the new Sony WH-1000XM3 cans taking on Bose's finest. Following the well-received 1000X Mk II, these Sony 1000X Mk III headphones promise to build on the background noise-muting capabilities while also improving on comfort and musical performance.

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Ultimate Ears BOOM 3 and MEGABOOM 3 get tougher and cheaper

Ultimate Ears BOOM 3 and MEGABOOM 3 get tougher and cheaper

Ultimate Ears has revealed its new BOOM 3 and MEGABOOM 3 Bluetooth speakers, making them more rugged, longer-lasting, and more affordable than the old pair. It's also taken the opportunity to give the two new speakers an aesthetic revamp, with the result being a cleaner and more modern-looking design.

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Honor Play unboxing: My first impressions for you

Honor Play unboxing: My first impressions for you

Today we've got the Honor Play in the house ready to roll up on the likes of Xiaomi's Poco F1 and the OnePlus 6. This device is the definition of budget-level cost with flagship-aimed specs. How Huawei's Honor manages to deliver a device like this with these specs at this price, I've not yet been able to figure out. But let's take a peek here and drop in on our first and main questions.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch unboxing: My first impressions for you

Samsung Galaxy Watch unboxing: My first impressions for you

I've got the bigger version of the Samsung Galaxy Watch right here, in black, and I'm going to tell you about it. I got the device in the mail today from Samsung. Over the next few days (and beyond) I'll be giving this device the once-over, looking at all the intricate bits and pieces, detailing everything I find out and everything I find interesting. To begin, there's the device's nature, very shiny and chrome.

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Note 9 S Pen: What you should know about the big stylus upgrade

Note 9 S Pen: What you should know about the big stylus upgrade

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 may not look too different from its predecessor, but the new S Pen packs a big upgrade. A Bluetooth connection between the stylus and the phone means the revamped S Pen now doubles as a remote control, and Samsung is hoping it'll give the Note 9 even more of an edge in the flagship phone segment.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 hands-on: Pro Android comes at a price

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 hands-on: Pro Android comes at a price

Bigger screen, better S Pen, and bolder colors. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 may not come as a great surprise, after the usual cavalcade of pre-announcement leaks, but today's big Unpacked news is rich pickings for stylus fans nonetheless. The big question was just how much would Samsung differentiate the Note 9, not only from its predecessor, but from the Galaxy S9+ launched earlier this year.

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