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  • Holi Smart Mood Lamp will light up your life and lighten your mood
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    Holi Smart Mood Lamp will light up your life and lighten your mood

    By 15 January 2014

    Science says differing lights can affect mood. If science says so then it must be true. With that in mind Holi has released the Smart Mood Lamp which, you guessed it, uses light to affect your mood. Let's hope it works as by the time you plug it in, £180...

  • A week in reviews: 23 - 27 September
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    A week in reviews: 23 - 27 September

    By 28 September 2013

    September is rolling to a close, and we've been walking, running, riding, driving and flying all over the place in the quest for tech perfection. Fitness and non-fitness are covered in equal measure this week. We've been tracking our steps with the Withings...

  • Smart electric bike review
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    Smart electric bike review

    By 25 September 2013

    Pedalling through London on the Smart electric bike doesn't feel like riding a bicycle, it's more like gliding along on a two-wheeled spaceship. There's something almost more European about this ride: German-engineered, a little Dutch in appearance, the...

  • Smart Forstars pictures and hands-on
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    Smart Forstars pictures and hands-on

    By 3 October 2012

    When Pocket-Lint chatted to Gorden Wagener – chief of design for Daimler (Mercedes and Smart) at the Paris auto show, he told us that Smarts are the iPhones of the car world. Sorry to disagree with you Gorden, but we’ve already awarded that accolade...

  • Smart Forstars concept car unveiled, the urban vehicle with built-in home cinema projector
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    Smart Forstars concept car unveiled, the urban vehicle with built-in home cinema projector

    By 1 October 2012

    Daimler's urban car brand Smart is going all out to embrace technology with its latest sports utility coupé concept vehicle. Not only is the Smart Forstars electrically driven - taking its cue from the Smart fortwo Brabus with its 60kW magneto-electric...

  • Smart ForspeED electric concept hands-on
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    Smart ForspeED electric concept hands-on

    By 17 May 2011

    Okay, so it’s a concept, but by wow is it a sexy one. You’re looking at the Smart ForSpeED (yeah, we know) concept car by Smart to show just what an electric vehicle could look like in the future. Pretty looks aside, the car can do 37mph in 5.5 seconds...

  • Japan gets Smart car vending machine
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    Japan gets Smart car vending machine

    By 17 June 2008

    The Smart Vendor in Shibuya Station offers a full-size Smart car for anyone interested in standing there long enough to feed in the £10k worth of coins necessary to make the purchase. The concept machine dispenses a branded tube containing pamphlets...

  • Smart shows off new look Fortwo
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    Smart shows off new look Fortwo

    By 10 November 2006

    Smart has given the world the first glimpse of its new fortwo, which will hit showrooms in autumn 2007. Launched back in 1998, the original Smart Fortwo (the City Coupe as it was known) revolutionised the way people viewed urban driving, despite weak...

  • Smart launches the Smart Car Credit Card
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    Smart launches the Smart Car Credit Card

    By 9 October 2006

    A great reason to buy a Smart Fortwo is the fact that as petrol-powered motors go, it’s pretty green. Sure, you have to put up with some atrocious handling and a car that’s beginning to show its age - but if green motoring on a budget appeals, there...

  • Smart launches fortwo Brabus edition red
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    Smart launches fortwo Brabus edition red

    By 12 September 2006

    Would you pay £15,000 for a smart fortwo? Thought not, but that hasn’t stopped the ailing yet ever so cute subsidiary of Mercedes-Benz selling one. The fortwo Brabus edition red, available in both coupe and cabrio flavas. Is the latest in a long line...

  • Smart Roadster looks to live again - in Wales
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    Smart Roadster looks to live again - in Wales

    By 20 July 2006

    DaimlerChrysler's Smart roadster and coupe may live again, with news that a consortium is scouting sites in South Wales to make re-branded versions of the discontinued car. Although the car giant never made a profit with any of the quirky two seat cars...