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Best laptops at CES 2019: if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it

Best laptops at CES 2019: if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it

CES 2019 was full of laptops, everything from GeForce RTX-equipped thin gaming laptops to AMD-powered Chromebooks to desktop replacements with swappable CPUs. A lot looked like last year’s bunch, but there were more than a few interesting exceptions. To cut through the deluge of announcements, we’ve rounded up what we think are the best laptops…

This adorable robot needs you more than you need it

This adorable robot needs you more than you need it

The Groove X Lovot companion robot isn’t useful — it’ll actually get in your way. Most robots promise to make your life easier, but Lovot is the opposite. The fuzzy little robot scoots around, following its owner through advanced AI capabilities and sensors. It can recognize up to 1,000 people, and when it spots someone…

This adorable robot needs you more than you need it

This adorable robot needs you more than you need it

The Groove X Lovot companion robot isn’t useful — it’ll actually get in your way. Most robots promise to make your life easier, but Lovot is the opposite. The fuzzy little robot scoots around, following its owner through advanced AI capabilities and sensors. It can recognize up to 1,000 people, and when it spots someone…

The Lenovo Yoga A940 is a Surface Studio competitor

The Lenovo Yoga A940 is a Surface Studio competitor

The new Lenovo Yoga A940 has a hinge that’s similar to Microsoft’s Surface Studio. The Yoga A940 is an all-in-one PC targeted towards content creators, and it includes a stylus and a precision dial to adjust content in apps like Adobe Photoshop. But it also has some neat advantages: the precision dial can be switched…

We want this absurd smart desk with a built-in PC

We want this absurd smart desk with a built-in PC

The Cemtrex SmartDesk with a built-in Windows PC is an absurdly over-featured, three-monitor, adjustable standing desk with a dizzying number of other integrated features. It’s the closest approximation to most modern office workers’ dream workstation. The cheapest configuration costs $4,500, but it’s a setup we’ve love to have in our office. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The…

The Samsung Notebook 9 Pro has a much sharper design

The Samsung Notebook 9 Pro has a much sharper design

Samsung unveiled the Notebook 9 Pro at CES 2019. Samsung’s last few entries into its flagship Notebook 9 lineup have all been plagued by a similar problem: they looked and felt really, really cheap. Even recent models like last year’s Notebook 9 Pen felt and looked more like a $400 Chromebook than a $1,400 professional…

LG press conference at CES 2019 in 8 minutes

LG press conference at CES 2019 in 8 minutes

LG’s CES press conference opened with smart appliances and a beer-making device, and closed with a futuristic-looking TV that can roll up and hide away when it’s not in use. There are also plenty of awkward moments mixed in. Here’s our rundown of all the highlights. Read more here: http://bit.ly/2CWgVOV Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge…

The LG rollable display is now a real 65-inch TV

The LG rollable display is now a real 65-inch TV

The LG Display’s 65-inch rollable TV prototype came to CES last year. This year, LG Electronics is bringing it to market as its flagship 4K OLED TV for 2019. Consumers will be able to buy the finished Signature OLED TV R sometime this spring, although for an astronomical, premium price. It’s quite similar to last…