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Hands-on: Audi’s new 3D VR Configurator

Hands-on: Audi’s new 3D VR Configurator

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You’re on the hip Left Bank of Paris’s Seine River. It’s a sunny, breezy spring morning and you’re staring into the engine bay of your brand new, Ara Blue Audi R8 V10 Plus. As you move around the side of the car, you can’t help but wonder if... >>

Hands-on: BMW i Vision Future Interaction concept explored

Hands-on: BMW i Vision Future Interaction concept explored

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BMW rolled out the i8 Spyder again here in CES. Again? Well, you’ll remember we drove the production i8 for the first time back in 2014 (it’s fair to say we loved it too). But in the run up to that car’s launch, BMW built several concept versions... >>

LG Hom-bot Turbo+ robot vacuum puts the fun into cleaning, here's why

LG Hom-bot Turbo+ robot vacuum puts the fun into cleaning, here's why

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Robot vacuum cleaners have been around for many years now and have had varying levels of success, when it comes to autonomously cleaning floors. Few though have also offered as much fun for the owner as the LG Hom-bot Turbo+, because its augmented reality... >>

Samsung HW-K950 soundbar gives you wireless Dolby Atmos from the box, we have a listen

Samsung HW-K950 soundbar gives you wireless Dolby Atmos from the box, we have a listen

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We've been harking on about Dolby Atmos and extra height channels in a surround sound setup for a while now, but you've really only been able to replicate the more immersive experience at home for yourself if you had a supported AV receiver. Samsung's... >>

Hisense 43H7C preview: 4K HDR TV thrills for less than $400

Hisense 43H7C preview: 4K HDR TV thrills for less than $400

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There's no doubt that we are in the midst of a technological revolution when it comes to televisions. Not only is 4K finally coming of age, but HDR (High Dynamic Range) video takes video presentation to an all-new level. Sadly, if you've already bought... >>

LG Signature Refrigerator: Who thought 2016 would be the year of the fridge?

LG Signature Refrigerator: Who thought 2016 would be the year of the fridge?

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Before CES started we were of the opinion that CES 2016 would be dominated by 4K TVs and Blu-ray players. But while there were plenty of excellent sets on show, two of the products that also had tongues wagging like an over-excited dog's tail were actually... >>

Monster Elements Bluetooth Headphones: Wireless over-ears with aptX for high-res

Monster Elements Bluetooth Headphones: Wireless over-ears with aptX for high-res

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Monster has taken its 24K heaphones style and adapted it for a new line-up of wireless over-ear cans that can playback high-res audio without a drop in quality. The Monster Elements Bluetooth Headphones come in several colours: rose gold, gold, platinum,... >>

Monster Superstar HotShot: The lightest, most portable Bluetooth speaker around

Monster Superstar HotShot: The lightest, most portable Bluetooth speaker around

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Having tried several portable Bluetooth speakers in the past, specifically to give us tunes on the move when at festivals, we can see exactly why there is a market for them. The only issue, especially for those who are travelling light and by foot, is... >>

Chevrolet Bolt preview: An EV game changer, just not for the UK

Chevrolet Bolt preview: An EV game changer, just not for the UK

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Thirty thousand dollars. A lot of money? Not for an electric car, not one with a real-world 200-mile range anyway. But at CES, Mary Barra, CEO of GM, stood up on stage and introduced the worst kept secret of the show, that GM's Chevrolet division was... >>

Rinspeed Etos concept preview: BMW i8 gets added Swiss smarts

Rinspeed Etos concept preview: BMW i8 gets added Swiss smarts

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Leftfield Swiss car operation Rinspeed tends to rock up at the Geneva Auto Show each spring with a new concept car – showcasing the very latest technology from its partners, such as Harman, that produce connected car technologies and car audio equipment.... >>