Huawei P9, HTC Vive reviewed and Star Wars ‘Rogue One’

Plus the rest of the week’s hottest tech news and reviews.

CNET April 8, 2016

CNET Week in Tech, UK edition
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Huawei P9 bets two cameras are better than one
Huawei’s new P9 has two 12-megapixel cameras on the back, as part of a Leica tie-up that the company hopes will give it an edge in the smartphone photo race. We went hands-on in London this week. READ MORE »
Nick Hide
Global copy chief / London

The week’s top stories /

HTC Vive review: Yes, this is the best VR experience, if you’ve got the space

The HTC Vive is the closest we’ve come to a full-room virtual simulation. It’s amazing, and it’s hardcore. But it’s a lot of gear.

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The brains behind your next gadget come from this obscure medieval town

Scientists from chipmakers like Intel and Samsung work with universities in Belgium to make sure you’ll still want to buy the latest tech 10 years from now.

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Meet the new HP Spectre: The world’s thinnest laptop

This 13-inch laptop packs powerful components into just 10.4mm.

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The best VR experiences you can try on HTC Vive

Weird worlds, art tools and things you can grab: if you get a Vive, get these.

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9 ways you’re making your Facebook friends hate you

Irresponsible social networking is an unforgivable sin. Here are nine things not to do — and how to turn it around.

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The two lenses of Huawei’s funky new P9 smartphone

Why use just one camera when you can use two? We take a close up look at Huawei’s new P9 phone, which packs two cameras on the back.

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‘Rogue One’ trailer gives us new Star Wars #squadrongoals

“This is a rebellion, isn’t it?” Watch the full trailer for the new prequel here.

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Watch jaw-snapping spider’s superpower speed in slow motion

Scientists have discovered a spider with a bite so fast that it can’t possibly be powering the chomp with its muscles alone.

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GoPros, iPhones, single takes: Movies that shoot differently

Films like “Hardcore Henry”, “Tangerine” and “Victoria” are using innovative shooting techniques to tell their stories.

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The ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ trailer, broken down (pictures)

Introducing “Rogue One,” a Star Wars epic wherein another female badass kicks arse and takes names. Let’s dissect the trailer and wildly speculate.

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