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T3 October 2018

Our writers are as passionate about gadgets as you are, and this is reflected in insightful articles that cover every aspect of technology. In the Hype section, you'll read about cutting-edge launches; tech that truly has the 'wow' factor. Each month, Agenda recommends seven adventures that you can have with tech right now – everything from filming extreme sports on your GoPro action camera to taking a flight on a jetpack! Select is where we review the latest and greatest new products, from hardware to games and apps. And Elite is the ultimate tech buyer's guide – your first port of call if you're looking to buy something new for yourself or your home. Please Note: Digital editions do not include the covermount items or supplements you would find with printed copies.

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meet the team

MATT BOLTONEditorThe natural instinct of an editor is to fit more stuff into smaller stuff, so Matt was the natural choice for creating a perfect mini 4K setup (p16). Also because he knows about tellies and stuff.MICHE LLE MCL ARENArt EditorWe promised Michelle a fun day away from the office, directing an on-location photoshoot of cutting-edge tech. As you can imagine, she was delighted to learn the tech was hoovers and mops.PAUL DOUGLASGlobal Editor-in-Chief, T3.comPaul’s never jumped on the smartwatch train, but the long battery life of the TicWatch Pro (p98) tempts him. “It’s rugged and reliable, just like me,” he claims.ROB JONESTech & Gaming Editor, T3.comRob got his hands on Samsung’s latest opus, the Note 9, for us to look at this issue (p92). That’s hands plural, of course…

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editor’s letter

I love putting together our Best Tech for Everything list each year, because we always give ourselves licence to let the rope out a little. Yes, it’s full of laptops and phones and shavers and important stuff everyone needs, but we also like to go a little broader with it.We get to explore the fringes, from the unsexy-butuseful (HDMI switch boxes that support 4K HDR), to the things few people would consider but might actually find a godsend (high-tech treatments that make you look fresh after even the roughest nights), and the fun (great gadgets for luxury glamping, or a drone you fly in first-person).I was also really excited for us to finally get our hands on the Brompton Electric this issue. They’ve been well and truly beaten to market,…

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Samsung reckons the 46mm Galaxy Watch’s battery should last up to seven days if you don’t hammer it with heavy use, with the 42mm version lasting for up to four days with light usePOCKET SIZED PAThe Galaxy Watch acts as a digital assistant, keeping track of your schedule and nudging you about upcoming events. The watch uses the Bixby virtual assistant, so you can set reminders and alarms using your voiceDOCTOR’S ORDERSCycling, swimming (it’s waterproof to 50 meters) and running (it has built-in GPS) are among the 39 workouts tracked, and there are 29 indoor exercises for you to explore, tooPERFECT PA RTNERSSamsung’s newcomer is compatible with smartphones running Android 5.0+ or iOS 9+. SmartThings and Samsung Pay are also here, boosting control over your compatible smart home gear and…

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a compact 4k setup

THE READERDavid LeesDavid is converting his garage and wants to turn part of it into a little high-end entertainment den, but it’s tight on space, so he wants to know what the most compact options are.THE EXPERTMatt BoltonOur esteemed(?) editor has lots of experience fitting big tech into pokey houses, and is obsessed with achieving the ultimate in home entertainment nirvana.1 PHILIPS 43PUS6753/12Go any smaller than 43 inches and you’ll struggle to see the benefits of 4K, but in a small room this set is ideal for seeing the full splendour of an eight million-pixel image. And with this Philips TV you get the added bonus of three-sided Ambilight adding to the atmosphere. The TV not only handles Ultra HD but HDR too, with impressive micro-dimming of its LED backlights…

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the hottest timepieces right now

£565, certina.comCERTINA DS PH200MAs part of its Heritage Collection, Certina resurrected a dive watch from the 1970s. Inspired by the depths of the ocean, it combines timeless design with a modern automatic movement.£4,950, omega.comOM EGA SEAMASTER 1948 SMALL SECONDSReleased to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Seamaster, Omega’s latest watch is full of retro touches, from the opaline silvery domed dial to the embossed vintage Omega.£1,850, christopherward.comCHRISTOPHER WARD C65 TRIDENT BRONZE SH21This classic 1960s dive watch is underpinned by Christopher Ward’s thoroughly modern in-house movement. The bronze edition is limited to 150 pieces.…

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rinse, wash, repeat

£29.99 zara.com£109, hugoboss.com£705, mrporter.comFrom £85, levi.com£29.99, pullandbear.com1 ZARA RAW EDGE SKINNY JEANSDistressed jeans are one of 2018’s hottest denim trends, and this raw hem creation can be partnered with every sneaker you own.2 HUGO BOSS REGULAR FIT JEANSFor those occasions when you need to create a smarter look, slip into Hugo Boss’ popular Regular Fit Jeans, pairing them with brogues and a crisp shirt.3 AMIRI TRACK STACK SKINNY-FIT STRIPED DISTRESSED STRETCH-JEANSSide stripes were a big summer hit and aren’t going away any time soon. These designer jeans will bring the look into autumn.4 LE VIS 512 SLIM TAPER FITWe’ve chosen the versatile 512 Slim Taper Fit because of its perfect fit and sheer range of colours you can buy ’em in.5 PULL & BEAR CARROT FIT JEANSLooser at the crotch…