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5 Best Motorcycles For Navigating City Streets

Navigating any concrete jungle can be hell — especially if you call the asphalt wilds your commute. Driving into the city is certified insanity and …

McLaren P1 by MSO Recalls Iconic Gulf Paint Scheme

A businessman may have found the perfect way to flash his wealth and love for the Gulf Oil racing livery. He commissioned the McLaren Special Operations program to create this McLaren P1, which is inspired by an iconic McLaren F1 GTR race car donning the signature Gulf Oil blue and orange color …

Sports Cars

Recall: A BMW R75 dressed to kill

As classic BMWs go, the “slash-5s” are pretty sought after. They’re packed with little styling details that eventually fell away on later models—like the rounded air box, ‘peanut’ engine covers and the ‘toaster’ tank.<p>Add those details to a luscious old-school paint job, and you’ve got a winner. …


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BMW R1200 by Giulio Paz Design

Tucked away in a corner of one of the gigantic EICMA halls is a small booth belonging to Giulio Paz. It’s in the no-mans-land of Chinese component manufacturers, but it’s attracting a steady throng of awed visitors.<p>In the middle of the booth is this BMW R1200-based custom. Paz is an industrial …


Indian Four Poster

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>Art<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Rare<br>• Retro<p>This minimalist, outline drawing of a classic Indian Four measures 8 x 11 inches and each one …

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Meet the Exec Crafting Google’s Vision for the Future of Shopping (Maybe This Time It’ll Work!)

Like many of its peers, Google has its own take on what the future of digitally-enabled commerce should look like.<p>In fact, it has had a lot of takes …


Apps overtook music in less than five years—all of big media is next

<i>This originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow Horace Dediu here.</i><p>Last week Apple reported that 60 billion apps have been installed since the iTunes App Store opened in July 2008. In May Google reported that their Play Store download total had reached 48 billion. Overall therefore it would seem that …


Samsung latest to embrace the second screen and take on Airplay

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Samsung believes that one of the best remotes may already be in your pocket: The company announced its new multiscreen SDK at …