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Reviews of the week: From smart paper to convertible laptops

Check out ZDNet's pick of our recent hardware reviews, from smartphones to smart home kit.
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1 of 7 Airtame

Airtame

While the Airtame might not be cheap, its simplicity and ease of use makes it an appealing option for enterprise-class wireless screen mirroring.

Read the full review here.

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2 of 7 Image: Sandra Vogel/ZDNet

Wacom Bamboo Folio smartpad

The Wacom Bamboo Folio allows users write directly onto paper, and whatever they produce is converted into digital content and shared to the cloud. The hit-and-miss nature of its handwriting-to-text conversion, as well as its costs, means it's not an essential buy for devoted scribes.

Read the full review here.

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3 of 7 Netatmo

Netatmo Smart Radiator Valve

The Netatmo Smart Radiator Valve is a convenient option for controlling heating on a room by room basis. The setup is a little pricy, and the per room settings could be easier to work with though.

Read the full review here.

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4 of 7 Lenovo

Lenovo Yoga 920

It may have its minor niggles -- a lack of SD card reader, for example -- but this convertible laptop is able to provide all-day computing and is a very good example of its class.

Read the full review here.

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5 of 7 Sonnet

Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Puck

Sonnet's Puck, an external GPU enclosure, allows you to use a lightweight laptop when travelling, and then providing desktop levels of graphics performance back in the office -- the best of both worlds.

Read the full review here.

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6 of 7 Xiaomi

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is a stunning smartphone that looks and feels fantastic, and performs well. Better yet, it's significantly cheaper than similar mobiles from Samsung and others.

Read the full review here.

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7 of 7 Harmon Kardon

Harmon Kardon Invoke

If you're a committed Microsoft ecosystem user, this smart speaker could be the one for you. However, we'd like to see its Cortana integrations and skills expanding.

Read the full review here.

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