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You’ve never seen an iPhone X that looks quite like this

The iPhone X that Apple released to commemorate the tenth anniversary of its first-generation smartphone is a complete reimagining of the iPhone …

Mobile Technology

No Reserve: 2002 BMW M3 SMG

This 2002 BMW M3 is finished in Titanium Silver Metallic over black leather and is powered by a 3.2-liter S54 inline-six linked to a 6-speed SMG …

Carbon Fiber

Aston Martin's DBS Superleggera is the Evolution of an Icon

The striking Aston Martin DBS Superleggera made its debut in a bold video reflecting the supercar’s power, dynamics and sleek black paint job. …

Aston Martin

The S2000 Sounds a Lot Better When It's Supercharged

Let these videos prove it.<p>The Honda S2000 sounds great from the factory. But a little forced induction never hurt anybody.<p><i>Welcome to Better Than Coffee, your daily dose of car sounds designed to help you kick that caffeine habit.</i><p>Watch the full YouTube video here.<p>Watch the full YouTube video here.

Sports Cars

Take A Better Look At How Audi's Virtual Mirrors Work

Don't those displays look at little small to you?<p>One of the weirder aspects to the new Audi E-Tron electric SUV is its virtual side mirrors that …

Electric SUV

How close is Alexa's Escape the Room game to an actual escape room?

Amazon's digital assistant Alexa can play lots of games at this point. Most offer some variation on party games and trivia, but a few promise more in-depth experiences. The one that intrigued me most is meant to replicate one of my favorite group gaming activities -- escape rooms. These …

Smart Homes

The 13 Types of Staircases That You Need to Know

It’s an integral part of any home that has more than one level: The staircase. For a construction or remodeling project, the type of staircase is …

Architecture

A Volkswagen Golf R With a 591-HP Audi RS3 Engine Is Nearly Perfect

Volkswagen's top hatchback with the RS3's potent five-cylinder engine in it is a marriage we can get behind.<p>Youtube/Gumbal<p>Even the "no replacement …

Volkswagen Golf

Massive Texas Home on a Pond With Six Reception Rooms Hitting Auction Block

The 15,000-square-foot mansion had previously been listed for $11.9 million<p>It’s all about family and friends at this 8.34-acre estate in Flower …

Wine Cellars

Alfa Romeo GTV Coupe: What We Know about the Two-Door Giulia

The top Quadrifoglio trim will use a hybrid powertrain.<p><b>What It Is:</b> Alfa Romeo is resurrecting its storied GTV nameplate and applying it to a sultry two-door coupe that is expected to offer as much as 600 horsepower and some form of hybrid technology. The news was announced as part of FCA’s …

Alfa Romeo

iPhone X Plus and iPhone 9 designs exposed in new hands-on video

A few weeks ago, we saw a hands-on video featuring all three 2018 iPhones, including an iPhone X successor that looks just like the current model, …

Mobile Technology

Forty-One Oaks House

Taking its name from the trees that dot the property, Forty-One Oaks House is inspired by its old-growth neighbors. The structure is comprised of a …

Architecture

ALPINA B5 — Should you consider it over an M5?

Unfortunately for us ‘Mericans, we don’t get the opportunity to buy the ALPINA B5. Those this question is pointless for us. However, for our friends …

BMW

Hillside House

Overlooking downton Austin, the Hillside House uses its sloped terrain to amplify views of the neighboring cityscape. The home is broken up into two …

Architecture

I Am Losing My Mind Over This BMW M2 Competition With German Livery

There are no more BMW M2s, only the 2019 BMW M2 Competition now. That means 405 horsepower from a compact little package. And when I saw it decked …

Carbon Fiber

How to Clean a Keurig Without Buying Fancy Equipment

It only takes 4 simple steps to clean a Keurig.<p>Almost everyone owns one, but not everyone knows how to clean a Keurig. They come in a rainbow of …

Get the iOS 12 and MacOS Mojave wallpapers right now

You'll need to wait until the fall for the updates to iOS 12 and MacOS Mojave to hit, but there's no need to wait for the beautiful wallpapers Apple showed off at WWDC.<p>With each software update, Apple introduces new wallpapers to spiff up iOS devices and Macs, and this year is no different. iOS …

Apple

The best portable air conditioner

<i>By Liam McCabe & Tyler Wells Lynch</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After putting in 65 hours of research, comparing …

Portable

This Straight-Piped GT3 Sounds Exactly Like a Cup Car

A street-legal car with Le Mans-level noises. The best of both worlds.<p>The 997-generation Porsche 911 GT3 is already one of the best Porsches out there. It gets even better when you remove the mufflers.<p><i>Welcome to Better Than Coffee, your daily dose of car sounds designed to help you kick that</i> …

10 Amazing Shipping Container Homes Around The World

A few years ago a trend emerged which inspired a lot of people to build container homes. The trend grew and <b>shipping container homes are popular even</b> …

CC Homes unveils three types of model homes coming to Miami

The model homes—Bali, Fiji, and Maui—are specially made for Canarias, a luxe residency in Downtown Doral.<p>CC Homes, a developer that’s known for making homes throughout South Florida, will unveil three contemporary model, single-family homes at Canarias at Downtown Doral in a few days.<p>CC Homes …

Ferrari SP38 Is A One-Off Built With F40 Inspiration

Public reveal scheduled for 26 May this year.<p>Ferrari has revealed the latest project of its One-Off customer program. The SP38 is based on the 488 …

German company converts old shipping containers into gorgeous living spaces

Building with shipping containers may be a growing trend, but converting these steel boxes into livable spaces is no easy feat. Thankfully, …

Shipping Containers

How to pay off your loans using the 'debt snowflake' method

Snowflake-sized savings helped Kat Tretina pay off an avalanche of debt.<p>If you’re one of millions of Americans struggling to pay off loans, the “debt snowflake” method can help you save big by saving small.<p>Student Loan Hero writer Kat Tretina says she used the method to pay off $35,000 in student …

Personal Finance

Entry-Level Ferrari Portofino Redefines Entry-Level Supercars

Named after a picturesque tourist city in Italy, the newest Ferrari to hit the production line comes to replace the infamous California T. This is …

Apple Leaked Documents Reveal iPhone 7 Hardware Problems

Apple has big plans for new iPhones in 2018, but before it can fully concentrate on a potential game changer the company needs to stop iOS repeatedly breaking current models. The latest problem of which Apple has now quietly acknowledged…<p>In a leaked internal document attained by the ever-reliable …

Mobile Technology

The portable home theater projector the size of a soda can is back down to its lowest price

There are a bunch of different portable projectors you can use to beam a nice big picture from your smartphone, tablet, or computer, and plenty of …

Gear & Gadgets

New Lotus Exige Sport 410 Sports Car Announced

Lotus has announced the launch of a new version of their popular Exige sports car, the Lotus Exige Sport 410.<p>The new Lotus Exige Sport 410 comes with …

7 tips and tricks for the $20 Wyze Cam

A $20 home security camera that live streams video to your phone seems too good to be true, I know. But that's exactly what the Wyze Cam V2 is and does.<p>This tiny camera and its phone app allow you to talk through the camera's microphone, keep tabs on your pets or watch as your children tear apart …

Time-lapse Photography

Watch Porsche Panamera Plug-In Hybrid Blow Away Audi R8

The Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid is, in theory, a hatchback, but as this video goes to show, it’s far from being your ordinary hatch. The Brits …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs