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On release, the original Nexus was the go-to Android device if you wanted bang-for-your-buck. Sadly, its successor, the Nexus 5X, couldn't quite follow in its footsteps and with the Pixel, it appeared Google had abandon the Nexus moniker... and its price-to-power reputation. However, sources talking to XDA point to the return of the Nexus, though whether it's tied to actual hardware is another question entirely.

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When it comes to affordable smartphones with high-end hardware, it's hard to go past Xiaomi and in particular, its Mi5. Of course, you had to look past the lack of Band 28 and the risks associated with ordering overseas, but if these factors didn't bother you, the Mi5 is as bang-for-your-buck as mobiles get. Rumours abound regarding the Mi6, with recent news suggesting it'll follow in its predecessor's footsteps — mostly.

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Deadline is reporting that Deadpool director Tim Miller is leaving the sequel over a series of creative differences with star Ryan Reynolds. Variety confirmed the news with its own source. Miller hadn't signed a formal deal for the next film in Fox's franchise, based on the Marvel comic, but he was reportedly working on the script and getting things moving for the planned 2018 release.

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Why bother with 3D renders when we have the technology to put together mock-ups of upcoming gadgets? Marques Brownlee got his hands on a faux iPhone 7, based on all the bits and pieces currently floating around about Apple's next iteration on its mobile line. And well, it looks pretty darn good.

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Your lawn is a money pit that requires ungodly amounts of water and labour to keep it green and trim. We've known for sometime that iRobot, the Roomba company, has been on a mission to put your landscaper out of a job with a robot. Thanks to a trademark filing reported by Robotics Trends, there's a pretty good chance this lawn chewing beast will be called... "Terra"?

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While it can easily be argued that iPhone evolution is largely incremental, Apple does have a history of taking bigger strides in design in alternating years. One year we will see a rejuvenated design, and in the next we will see updates to the features on that design.

Although this year was slated to be a "rejuvenating" year, reports are claiming it's not going to happen, with the next iPhone design being pretty much the same as the iPhone 6.