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This Harley Davidson is the most expensive bike in the world and it costs more than a Bugatti Veyron -

Switzerland-based luxury watch and jewelry brand Bucherer has partnered with fellow Swiss custom motorcycle maker Bündnerbike to create one-of-a-kind …

MacTrast Deals: Powerup Wireless Charging 10,000mAh Dual USB Battery

- May 6, 2018<p>Powerup Wireless Charging 10,000mAh Dual USB Battery boasts two USB ports and a Qi-compatible wireless charging pad built-in, charging …

Gear & Gadgets

BBC claims Apple using non-existent warranty clause to refuse iPhone battery replacements [U]

A BBC TV show dealing with consumer protection issues will claim this evening that Apple is using a clause in its terms & conditions to refuse its cut-price battery replacement service for older iPhones. The clause says that any other damage to the phone must be repaired first, at full rate, before …

Atari VCS pre-orders start May 30th, but it won't ship until 2019

Nearly a year after it was first revealed, retro gaming enthusiasts will finally be able to order the Atari VCS beginning May 30th via an IndieGoGo crowdfunding campaign.<p>Atari will be offering two versions of the gaming system: a "time-limited" Collector's Edition featuring the faux wood-front …

There's A New Short Video Of The 5,000-HP Devel Sixteen But I'm Still Not Convinced It's Real

Over four years ago, Dubai-based Devel unveiled the Devel Sixteen at the Dubai Motor Show. We were, uh, skeptical that it would actually amount to a …

The PS5 release date just got leaked

By Luke Edwards<p>The Sony PlayStation 5 release date has been the subject of much discussion and it may have just been leaked, as way off in</b> …

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Camera Takes DxOMark Top Spot

The new Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus camera has taken the top spot in the DxOmark tests, the camera scored a total of 99. The previous leader was the …

Mobile Photography

SanDisk's 400GB microSD card has never been more affordable than right now

SanDisk is a trusted brand when it comes to SD cards, and the company is pushing the limits. Its largest capacity card, the 400GB Ultra MicroSD, is …

NASA just fired an old space shuttle engine at '113% thrust' — and plans to use it on a new mega-rocket

NASA fired up a rocket engine pulled from a space shuttle on Wednesday — then cranked the power up to 11.<p>But this hot fire, as such rocket engine tests are known, wasn't done out of nostalgia for the space shuttle program, which retired in July 2011.<p>The purpose was to see how the engine, known as …

Unrestored 1968 Ford Mustang From Bullitt is a Detroit Must-See

Family kept muscle movie car a secret for over four decades<p>If you want to keep a secret, chances are the Kiernan clan can keep it for you. In case you missed it, a 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt rolled out in time for the 50th anniversary of the 1968 classic Steve McQueen film.<p>McQueen’s granddaughter …

Samsung Galaxy S9 component details leak, sound legit

• <b>ETNews has leaked more details regarding the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus.</b>• <b><br>Previous camera rumors were reaffirmed: a single 12 MP sensor with a variable aperture for the S9 and a dual 12 MP setup for the S9 Plus.</b>• <b><br>The devices are also said to include a new, smaller printed circuit board system, and 5.77-inch</b> …

Phones

The Apple CPU Advantage, Revisited

There have been a couple of developments which merit coverage when it comes to Apple’s (AAPL) smartphone CPU advantage.<p>The Apple CPU advantage …

Nobody will be able to buy the newest version of the Galaxy Note 8

If you’ve been looking forward to checking out the new Galaxy Note 8, we have some bad news for you. The popular phone got a remodel, but it’s not …

Galaxy Note

Sony Reveals Special-Edition PS4 Pro Bundle Themed Around Monster Hunter World

Monster Hunter fans in the United States won't have to resort to importing if they want their PlayStation 4 to herald their love of the series. The new special-edition version of the PS4 Pro is officially coming to the US and Europe alongside a new standalone version of the white PS4 Pro system in …

Google quietly bought a UK startup that turns your screen into a speaker

The Cambridge-based Redux also used vibrations to simulate touchable buttons on 2D displays<p>Google has quietly bought a UK startup named Redux that uses vibrations to turn phone and tablet displays into speakers, reports <i>Bloomberg</i>. It’s not clear when the purchase was made, or for how much the …

Samsung 2018 phones will prove what's old is new again — and it could save lives | Trusted Reviews

<b>For all of the advanced features packed into modern mobile handsets, a few basic-but-useful tools have sadly fallen by the wayside; namely the FM</b> …

Samsung and LG claim that their smartphones don't slow down with old batteries

Samsung and LG, two of the biggest smartphone manufacturers, on 30 December claimed they do not slow down phones with old batteries — a practice …

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Gets Benchmarked

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus are expected to launch at MWC 2018 in February and now the S9 Plus has appeared on some benchmarks. …

Phones

Accessory leaks pretty much confirmed the Galaxy S9’s ‘boring’ design

The Galaxy S9 will look almost exactly the same as the Galaxy S8, save for design changes on the back. But the Galaxy S8 already happens to be one of …

iPhone X ranks lower than Galaxy S8, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus in Consumer Reports ratings

It’s no longer a question of if, but rather how successful the iPhone X will prove throughout the holiday season and a few months down the line. Then …

IPhone 8

The processor that will power the Galaxy S9 and Pixel 3 was just revealed

On stage at an event in Hawaii, Qualcomm just surprised nobody by taking the wraps off its Next Big Thing. Snapdragon 845 is the latest model in …

IPhone X is inferior to Samsung's new phones, Consumer Reports says

So much for the iPhone X being the best phone ever. At least according to Consumer Reports.<p>The influential publication just released its full review …

Samsung Galaxy S9 colours and features leaked ahead of phone's release date

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 will be available in four colour schemes, according to a new leak.<p>The handset, which is expected to launch early next …

Samsung Galaxy S9

Samsung’s new luxurious smart flip phone has the widest aperture camera lens yet

Samsung unveiled a new expensive flip phone, the Samsung W2018, during a launch event in China today, as first reported by <i>GizmoChina</i>. Many of the W2018’s specs are on par with the S8 and Note 8, with one exception: the camera lens.<p>The W2018 is the latest addition to Samsung’s W line, which gets …

Samsung breaks gigabit speeds with 5G on a moving train

Samsung Electronics in partnership with KDDI has shared some results from a realistic 5G demonstration in Japan. Engineers were able to achieve peak …

Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus Update Could Have Broken Fast Charging

Samsung recently released a software update for their Samsung Galaxy S8 and their Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones. Since the update was released a number …

Gear & Gadgets

Best Samsung Galaxy Note 8 deals in February 2018

<b>Want to pay the best possible price for the lovely Note 8? Here’s our list of the best Samsung Galaxy Note 8 deals money can buy in February 2018.</b><p>The …

Galaxy Note

Another report says Galaxy S9 will launch in January, and another flagship is coming early too

The iPhone X is already a monster hit for Apple. The phone has been sold out online since it went up for preorders on October 27th, and Apple is yet …

Galaxy Note

Samsung Graphene Smartphone Battery Could Charge In Just 12 Minutes

Smartphone makers are always looking at ways to improve the batteries on their handsets. Whether it is the battery life on their device or how quick …

Electric Vehicles

This Is How the Galaxy S9 Could Beat iPhone X

Samsung's Galaxy S9 will reportedly come with a variety of hardware improvements. But it looks like the software might steal the show.<p>Ice Universe …