John Higham

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BMW puts a sheep in wolf's clothing with 2 Series Active Tourer M Sport

BMW is charting new territory with the 2 Series. No, not the two-door model – that's just the kind of rear-drive coupe for which the brand is known. But the Active Tourer (which only shares its series designation with the coupe) is a front-drive tall hatchback/MPV category buster, and that's not …

We take a closer look inside the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class [w/videos]

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class has had its reveal under the bright lights of a few auto shows now, so we already know quite a bit about the German luxury brand's new volume seller. Mercedes dove into all-aluminum series production in 2010 with its SLS AMG, fashioning 20 bodies a day out of the …

How similar is the S-Class Coupe to its inspiration?

Mercedes-Benz will present the production version of the S-Class Coupe in two weeks at the Geneva motor show. There will be much rejoicing.<p>Anticipation for the Coupe has run rampant since September 2013, when Mercedes unveiled the Concept S-Class Coupé at the Frankfurt motor show. Best-in-show …

2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Rendered, Detailed

A new engine for the fast C-class.<p><b>What It Is:</b> Our latest educated take on what the wildest and most powerful derivative of the next-generation Mercedes-Benz C-class will look like. Powered by a twin-turbocharged V-8, the C63’s performance will rival that of the Audi RS5 and the BMW M3. …

2014 Mercedes-Benz E550 4MATIC

It's Benz-ness as usual—for now.<p>TESTED<p>Drive half a block in the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E550, and you’ll experience a car that’s comfortable in its own skin. No equivocating is necessary. This isn’t a product that’s stretching a brand upmarket or down-market; rather, the E-class is the hot nickel core …

2015 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe might be a better 3 Series sedan

At BMW, there really is something for everyone these days. Just take a look at the massive 3 Series/4 Series range – you can have a sedan, coupe, convertible, wagon, or funky-backed Gran Turismo. And now, with the introduction of the 2015 4 Series Gran Coupe, you can have another seda... err,</i> …

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Mercedes AMG Petronas unveils new F1 W05 [w/video]

Mercedes AMG Petronas unveiled the new F1 W05 ahead of its first pre-season test in Jerez, Spain, giving the media and other Formula One teams a look at the turbocharged racer. That look didn't last long, though, as Lewis Hamilton promptly stuffed the shiny new racer into a wall earlier this …

Mercedes debuts new V-Class van

According to the automaker, the van you see above is "The Mercedes Among MPVs." That statement is undoubtedly true, because it is indeed both a Mercedes-Benz and an MPV, but also because it's quite likely one of the more luxurious ways to move a bunch of people and their stuff from one place to …

Manifestations réprimées dans le sang lors de l'anniversaire de la révolution en Egypte

Ce devait être une fête, mais le sang a à nouveau coulé lors du troisième anniversaire de la révolution en Egypte. 49 personnes sont mortes et des centaines d’autres ont été blessées lors des manifestations qui ont eu lieu au Caire et dans les autres grandes villes égyptiennes.<p>Plus de 1.000 …

30 ans du Mac : Apple veut garder iOS et Mac OS séparés

Alors que Microsoft se dirige vers la convergence, Apple préfère proposer deux environnements distincts…<p>Un OS pour les dominer tous. Après avoir raté …

2014 Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTec 4MATIC

Mercedes downsizes the E-class's diesel option.<p>TESTED<p>The idea of a four-cylinder diesel in a Mercedes E-class sedan might seem a little heretical to dedicated aficionados of the Benz chronicles. If you ignore the GLK250 BlueTec introduced for 2013, Mercedes hasn’t offered a four-cylinder diesel in …

Canada bans sale of Irn Bru, Marmite and Ovaltine

A British specialty food shop in Canada has been ordered to stop selling famous UK goods such as Marmite and Irn-Bru because they contain unapproved ingredients<p>Canada has banned the sale of a string of iconic British foods such as Marmite, Ovaltine and Irn-Bru because they contain illegal …

Marmite Ban: Canada 'Orders Briton To Stop Selling Spread'

It's one of the most divisive food products on the market, and now, Marmite has caused so much offence that Canada – a country that sells guns – is …

We Hear: 2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG to Get 4.0L Twin-Turbo V-8 - Wide Open Throttle

The engine downsizing trend is in full-force throughout the automotive world, and no market segment is immune. Even the traditionally big-inch full-size truck segment got shook up with the announcement of an available 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine. Although explicitly performance-related vehicles …

Most fascinating luxury car, 2013: Bentley Flying Spur

When an “entry-level” luxury sedan houses a 600-horsepower W12 engine, there is but one brand to discuss.<p>And that brand didn’t exactly wrap its 6-litre W12 in sheep’s clothing. The 2013 Bentley Flying Spur looks hell-bent on overtaking, especially when its saucer-like outboard headlights bear down …

Most fascinating green car of 2013: Volkswagen XL1

For all the XL1’s otherworldliness – hyper-aerodynamic shape, carbon-fibre architecture, rear-view monitor screens – its neatest trick may be how familiar it feels to drive.<p>Piloting the 261mpg marvel through Volkswagen’s corporate base of Wolfsburg, Germany, the XL1 behaved more like the Golfs and …

Week in Pictures: The Ghost with the most

For Europe, the Mulsanne fit for a Bentley Boy

When a motor company’s history is as colourful as Bentley’s, basking in past glories now and then is entirely acceptable. Enter the Birkin Mulsanne, a limited edition of the British luxury carmaker’s flagship sedan inspired by one of the racing world’s – and Bentley’s – most winning …

With 428i, BMW one-ups itself

In a move that remains controversial in some quarters to this day, the US dropped the gold standard in 1933.<p>For 2014, BMW has dropped a gold standard of its own – the “3” that distinguished its performance two-door coupe since 1978. Though the benchmark-setting four-door 3 Series soldiers on, BMW …

Best Calendar apps for Mac: Fantastical, BusyCal, QuickCal, and more!

From add-ons that make the built-in better to full-blown replacements, here are the best calendar apps for OS X<p>Like it or not, we live and die by our …

Apps

Pixelmator 3.1 adds Mac Pro optimizations, more

A new version of the popular Mac image editor Pixelmator is now available for download from the Mac App Store. Among the improvements in this update …

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How to use widgets on iPhone and iPad

Widgets let you take a quick glance at information and even perform small actions without even having to open an app. You can access widgets from the …

Widgets

Managing Sales Leads Infographic: Offline Versus Online

It almost doesn’t matter what type of industry you are in today – sales leads typically derive from two very important but vastly different sources. …

Presentation Mode: The Better Way to Present Your Ideas

<b>Multiple Notes</b><br>When you’re in a single note and you click Presentation Mode, you present that note. You can move to the next or previous note that …

Evernote and Post-it Brand: Making Digital Tangible

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>Now, there are a great many apps out there. From games to GPS, from geocaching to recipe collection, it goes without saying …

Going Paperless: A Framework for Searching in Evernote

One of the most frequently-asked questions I get in my capacity as Evernote’s Ambassador for Paperless Lifestyle is how I organize my notebooks and …