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5 Ways Erato Nailed the Design of Its Remarkable Wireless Headphones

Here are the ways Erato nailed the design of its wireless Bluetooth earphones.<p>I've tested dozens of products this year and if I had to pick my favorite the Apollo 7 wireless Bluetooth earphones would definitely be in the running. Here are the ways Erato--the company which makes them--nailed the …

Gear & Gadgets

More Alleged iPhone 7 Images Emerge, Now With Protruding Camera

Another photo has emerged this morning on Weibo allegedly showing a genuine iPhone 7 rear case (via <i>9to5Mac</i>).<p>The latest claim shows a bevelled, protruding camera hole, which contradicts rumors that the next-gen iPhone due in September will have a camera flush with the case.<p>The camera is also …

Arab bus driver shut door on haredi woman to 'help her die'

A bus driver attempted to close the bus doors on a haredi woman and her baby to "help her die," in a shocking incident reported by haredi radio …

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VW's New Four-Cylinder Aims to Bring High Tech to the Mass Market

In the wake of its diesel-emission cheating scandal, VW has been saying that its strategy now is all about electrification and/or autonomous driving—but before that shift, the company had been working on a number of conventional engines that it hopes will raise the bar across the industry. Case in …

Give the Porsche Macan a Chance. It’s Not Just a Teenier Cayenne

Much has been said about grit lately. It’s the idea that success comes from some combination of practice, passion, determination, and hope; the …

What's in a number? 2017 BMW 2 Series boasts more power, bigger badges

Once upon a time, BMW's badge numbers referred to engine displacement. The 328i used to have a 2.8-liter engine, for example. But because engines are downsizing and buyers simply <i>can't</i> buy a new car with a smaller badge number, that taxonomy has largely fallen by the wayside. Case in point: the 2017 …

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The UK is developing a digital driving licence

The smartphone licence being developed by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) is currently at the prototype stage but it could be available by 2018, the BBC reports.<p>Oliver Morley, CEO of the DVLA, tweeted a preview of the digital driving licence last Friday, saying: "So here's a little …

Purported iPhone 7 images show new tapered antenna design, possible laser auto-focus feature

Leaks regarding the iPhone 7 have been plentiful so far this year. We’ve seen a handful of schematic drawings, component pictures, and a few purported photos of the device itself. Now, another set of images has appeared on Chinese social media site Weibo claiming to show the upcoming 4.7-inch …

Dodge Challenger Hellcat X Is a Triplecharged 805 Horsepower Monster

The 707-horsepower Dodge Challenger Hellcat just got a whole lot crazier.<p>If you thought the Dodge Challenger Hellcat with its 707-horsepower was formidable enough, you thought wrong. Enter the Hellcat X, which improves upon the already supercharged Hellcat with two turbochargers in addition to its …

2015 Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Offers First Supercharged Hemi

Naturally Aspirated 426 Hemi Also Available<p>For the first time, the Mopar Drag Pak for the Dodge Challenger will offer a supercharged engine. The 2015 Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak will be offered with a choice of a supercharged 354-cubic-inch Gen III Hemi V-8 or a naturally aspirated …

Sports Cars

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The Ten Things You Learn After Four Days in the Dodge Charger Hellcat

707 horsepower is a lot of horsepower.<p>Dodge was kind enough to let us borrow a Charger Hellcat. If you don't know, the Hellcat is the fastest production sedan, with a top speed of 204 MPH and 707 insanity inducing horsepower under the hood. It's not quicker off the line than the Tesla Model S P85D, …

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BMW Set to Upgrade M235i With More Power, New M240i Moniker

One of our favorite current BMW models, the six-cylinder M235i coupe and its convertible sibling, is reportedly due to receive a neat upgrade as soon as this summer, at least in Europe. According to <i>BMW Blog</i>, the M235i will follow in the footsteps of its older cousin, the 3-series—the six-cylinder …

2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe Review: Not-so-smooth operator - Roadshow

<b>The Good</b> The C43 Coupe looks just aggressive enough, and its turbocharged V6 will never stop being fun.<p><b>The Bad</b> The ride is never not harsh, leading to an uncomfortable experience on less-than-ideal road surfaces. The infotainment system feels old, too.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> The Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe is …

This is the new 335bhp BMW M140i

There are frequent arguments about whether ‘hot hatch’ is a relevant term now there are so many 300bhp-plus contenders, new Ford Focus RS among them. …

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iPhone 7 Images: "Leaked" Photos Could Reveal the Design of Apple's New Device

If you’ve been anxiously awaiting news of what the iPhone 7 might look like, then you might be in luck! Czech Apple blog <i>LetemSvetemApplem</i> found what appear to be leaked images of the iPhone 7 posted to Chinese social media site Weibo.<p>Although it's hard to say just how authentic these images …

Huawei P9 review: Killer Leica-branded camera earns its place among the 2016 flagships

The first thing you notice about the P9 is that this is an exceptionally well made phone: you could put it next to a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and …

Android device performance lags behind Apple

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Android smartphones suffer from a significantly higher number of failure rates than iOS devices, according to a new report from Blancco Technology Group.<p>In the first …

Steph Curry Breaks NBA Record for Most Consecutive Playoff Games with 3-Pointer

Reggie Miller had a front-row seat at Oracle Arena as Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry broke his record for the most consecutive postseason games (45) with a made three-pointer.<p>Curry set the record Monday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals against the Oklahoma City …

Sony Xperia XA Ultra is official: check out that screen!

Create the Perfect Night-time Selfie with the New Sony Xperia XA Ultra<p>Become the master of selfies with the 16MP front camera with super low-light capabilities for any situation<br>• See more clearly with a super narrow smartphone thanks to a stunning borderless 6inch display<br>• Stay powered for longer with …

Now iOS Users Also Get To Watch YouTube Videos On a Virtual Flatscreen

Back in November, Google (goog) updated its YouTube Android app to let people watch any video in the virtual-reality mode that’s tailored to the …

Sony's Xperia XA Ultra is a giant phone with a 16-megapixel selfie camera

Sony's mobile division continues to underperform, but the Japanese giant keeps on keeping on — its latest effort is the mid-range Xperia XA Ultra, which the company describes as a "stylish selfie-cam masterpiece." Here's what you need to know:<p>"Borderless" 6-inch 1080p screen with curved-glass …

Phones

Oh, hi there, OnePlus 3!

OnePlus 3. Click to expand.<p>Here it is folks. The OnePlus 3 just leaked in a glorious press render, courtesy of Evan Blass.<p>The high resolution image reveals an attractive metallic device that takes design cues from competitors like the HTC One and Huawei Mate series.<p>According to Evan Blass, the …

China's Huawei looks to build global smartphone brand

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei wants Americans to start thinking of it as a stylish smartphone brand.<p>Huawei Technologies Ltd., …

Bryce Harper’s 100th home run was a scoreboard-smashing grand slam

Of course Bryce Harper’s 100th career home run was a grand slam.<p>The reigning National League MVP crushed a 1-0 pitch off of Braves starter Julio Teheran in the third inning of Thursday’s 6-2 win at Nationals Park, becoming the eighth-youngest player in MLB history to reach the century mark. It was …

Bears regular season schedule released

The suspense is over. The dates are set. On Thursday evening, the NFL drew back the curtain on its 2016 regular season schedule. And if you don’t have the time to dive in to the two-hour long analysis special on ESPN or the three-hour gabfest on NFL Network, we’ve got you covered.<p>The 2016 Chicago …