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Robot apes, smart drones, London's Google shop, Apple Watch: Photos of the month

See all the best photos from March, including highlights from the CeBIT trade show, Samsung's new flagship device, the latest smart drones, Apple Watch details, and the very first Google shop.
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1 of 10 Image: Samsung

Tech specs: Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung has finally unveiled its long-awaited and much-rumored flagship smartphone. Well, two smartphones to be accurate. Joining the standard Galaxy S6 is the Galaxy S6 Edge that features a dual-curve display.

Get a closer look, including all the specs and loads of images, in our full photo story.

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2 of 10 Image: Deutsche Messe

From robot apes to bot bartenders: The robots of CeBIT

The CeBIT trade fair in Hannover, Germany has its usual share of bots of all shapes and sizes.

The is Charlie, an ape-like bot that can crawl on all fours like a primate.

Its creators, from the German iStruct (intelligent Structures for Mobile Robots) project, say it is the first robot to be equipped with an actuated spine and feet that can "feel", allowing it to retain its balance when knocked or tilted.

Read on for more of the bots on display at CeBIT in our full photo story.

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3 of 10 Image: RPG-UZH, Alain Herzog

The smart drones that can fly themselves without GPS

Zurich university's computer lab demonstrated autonomous drones at the recent CeBIT technology fair in Hanover, Germany.

The quadrotors are part of the Robotics and Perception Group's mission to develop machines – ground robots and drones - that can navigate by themselves.

Researchers at the Swiss university have developed the technology that allows the drone shown here to fly without relying on external infrastructure, such as GPS or motion-capture systems.

Read all about them in our full photo story.

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4 of 10 Image: CeBIT

Scenes from CeBIT: Robot sculptors, smart bikes, wheat fields, and more on show in Hannover

CeBIT started life over 30 years ago as part of the Hannover Fair trade show.

While it's stayed true to its enterprise tech roots, it was eventually spun off to become a standalone event.

Since then, it's seen speakers such as Bill Gates - launching Windows 95 - take to the stage. This year whistleblower Edward Snowden is due to make an appearance.

Take a look at CeBITs past in our full photo story.

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5 of 10 Image: Google

Photos: Google's first shop lands in London

Google has chosen London's Tottenham Court Road as the test bed for a physical retail presence called 'the Google shop'.

The 'shop' is located within a store belonging to UK home electronics chain Currys PC World.

Get an inside look in our full photo story.

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6 of 10 Image: Josh Taylor/ZDNet

Mobile World Congress in pictures

ZDNet was on location at the recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

The Samsung stand, pictured here, was one of the largest and most popular.

See all the show highlights -the stands, the smartphones, the smartwatches, and the smartcars - i n our full photo story.

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7 of 10 Image: Apple

Apple Watch, in pictures

Earlier this month Apple released its newest product line – the Apple Watch. This, the company claims, it its most personal device to date.

Find out everything you need to know about the Apple Watch, from features to pricing and availability, in our full photo story.

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Before the Apple Watch: A history of smartwatches, in pictures

The Apple Watch isn't a new idea - tech giants have been trying to get smartwatches right for more than a decade.

Take a tour from the earliest smartwatches - such as the Fossil Watch PDA, pictured above - to the very latest in our full photo story.

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9 of 10 Image: Microsoft

Top smartphones, mobile gadgets from Mobile World Congress 2015

What devices have tech giants produced for us this year at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain?

Read on for a look at the highlights in our full photo story.

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Samsung's Galaxy S6: A tour of the device, simplified software

The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge takes its design cues from the Note 4, but it's still unclear how useful that little sliver of screen will be over time.

Read all about this new smartphone in our full photo story.

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