Welcome to the CES edition of the CNET weekly roundup! The annual consumer-electronics extravaganza was in high gear this week as tech companies from around the world descended on Las Vegas. It was a handful to cover, but you can find all of CNET’s stories about the event here. And we’ve selected a few choice items below. Enjoy! 

Succumbing to our robot overlords might not be so bad.


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You’ll go broke buying ’em all.

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What a chatterbox.


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Spoiler alert: It’s also a 4G phone.


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What’s taking so long?


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And it’s super awkward.

Royole FlexPai phone

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Pong is back!


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CNET’s Joan Solsman hadn’t eaten beef in a decade, but this fake meat was enough to gross her out. (She says that’s a compliment.)


Reporter Katie Collins succumbs to Lovot’s googly eyes and realizes bots just might make viable companions.



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