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Toyota decided to change that by creating a companion smartphone app for the 2022 Sienna’s already-digital owner’s manual. Called the “Driver’s Companion,” the app features a narrator, called Joya, that acts like Siri, responding to voice commands in easy-to-follow conversations. This feature allows the driver to ask questions such as “What is the height of my car” or “How does the bird’s eye camera work? And to make sure that the app gets the point across, it can even quiz the driver.

There’s even a teeny tiny mirror embedded into the body so you can get a sense of what you’re framing in your shot. Then you just click the shutter button and wait 90 seconds for the AA-battery-powered printer to process your photo. It has built-in, surround-sound speakers and a headphone jack for private viewing, with a battery run time of up to 2.5 hours, which is rechargeable via mini USB. Take your gaming up a notch with the Samsung Odyssey Neo G9, a next-generation monitor that promises to deliver an unparalleled, immersive experience. Print photos and video stills directly from your smartphone with this handy instant printer from Fujifilm. Connecting wirelessly to your device it takes around 12 seconds to print each photo, with a full charge allowing you to print off 100 continuous shots.

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  • The scope takes the images hitting its sensors and sends a live-view to your smartphone or tablet via Wi-Fi.

It features other clever features like touch control by tapping the skin by your ear and volume that adjusts to match your environment. For mountain bikers, pedaling on smooth terrain with a bouncy suspension wastes energy, but a soft springiness is welcome when cranking over rocks and roots. The battery-powered Flight Attendant suspension automatically adjusts itself on the fly. Accelerometers in the shock and fork and a sensor in the crank feed motion and force data to an algorithm that decides how to tweak the suspension to suit the terrain. In fact, the Flight Attendant makes 200 decisions per second, sending signals to a pair of motors in the suspension to make it softer or firmer .

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Available in a variety of sizes, it’s also compatible with the Rocketbook app. This allows you to scan your notes which will then be saved into a cloud of your choice, so you’ll never lose your work and can easily revisit any sketches, notes and lists in the long run. There are a handful of extra features including Party Mode which can combine images from several phones to create mystery prints, with the options to create a collage, or insert an image into one of 27 styles of frame. We’re rather besotted with these unconventional Wi-Fi speakers borne out of a collaboration between Sonos and Ikea.

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They’re making headway too – testing cloud robots in Alphabet offices in Northern California. So far, the tasks are simple, such as sorting the recycling , but it’s the shape of robots to come. You know about deepfake technology, where someone’s face is switched into an existing video scene. The Cowboy electric bike is now in its third generation, and the new model not only looks like one of the must-have bikes of the season but is also packed full of clever bike tech. Along with a battery that’s built into the 16.9kg frame and single-gear automatic transmission, the latest bike has an oil-free carbon belt transmission, lower gear ratio and puncture-resistant tyres.

The drone itself can move at a max speed of 140km/h and can reach 0-60mph in just two seconds. It has a max range of 10km , but you’ll need a spotter who can keep an eye out for people or obstructions below while you fly. DJI’s new drone beams the view from its camera straight to a headset back on terra firma. It’s one of the most abundant ingredients on the planet, so its creators, Allbirds, decided to use it to make some of its clothing line. According to Allbirds, this special blend also has odour-fighting properties (it presumably has a surface that’s hard for smelly bacteria to colonise), which hopefully means you have to wash it less, and it’ll last longer.

They sound warm, lively and full of bass, while looking both retro and minimal. They’ve recently updated their award-winning range and our pick of the lot is the SR80x. The bottle-like item mounted to the aluminium frame of the Flux One is actually a battery that powers a motor contained within the hub of the rear wheel. Claimed to provide pedal assistance for 25 miles / 40km, this bike isn’t one for big days out but should prove sufficient for most people’s commutes and short leisure rides.

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The stylus can pull off these impressions thanks to a custom chip inside, as well as strategically placed haptic motors that subtly shake and rattle with hyper precision. People loved the DJI Mini 2 but wanted all the big drone features, so Autel created the pocket-sized Evo Nano+. These people stay at their organizations longer and are more productive and effective.

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