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Autopilot in Tesla Model X helps driver get safely to a hospital

A Missouri man might not have made it safely to the hospital without the aid of his Tesla Model X’s self-driving features (via Slate). Joshua Neally, the 37-year old Model X owner, was on the way home from his law firm after work when he was struck by a pulmonary embolism. Neally allowed the …

You've never seen a Fiat 500L like this

Back in the day, you used to take your car's frame to a coachbuilder, who would then put together a body for you. Despite the preponderance of unibody vehicles where the frame is integrated into the general structure, coachbuilders still exist, and they're still building interesting cars. This <i>might</i> …

Magic Mushrooms

50 KitchenAid Recipes That Stand, Mix, and Deliver

Monkey bread, pretzels, easy cakes, and more ways to let the stand mixer do the work. Your arms deserve a break.<p>Did you order a KitchenAid stand mixer that’s perfectly color-coordinated with the rest of your appliances? That’s nice. (Same.) But now it’s time to get even more use out of it, with …

Dessert

Here's how Gorilla Glass could come to your car, walls, and fridge

About five years ago, Corning — the company behind the ubiquitous strengthened Gorilla Glass found in countless smartphones — made a concept video called “A Day Made of Glass” designed to show off how glass could be applied in futuristic ways to pretty much every aspect of life. This year at CES, …

218: The world's fastest production motorcycle

The minute I saw the Lightning LS-218, I knew I had to ride it. It wasn't just the looks of the thing – although it sure is a beauty. It was the fact …

Internal Combustion Engine

These Are the $100 Bluetooth Headphones I'll Use Every Day

With the Sol Republic Shadow, it's finally time to cut the headphone cord<p>Bluetooth headphones just make so much sense: You get your personal soundtrack without the cords to get tangled or caught on your jacket. Yes, some scoff at Bluetooth because transmission compresses data, thereby diminishing …

Consumer Tech

Smartwatch sales estimate places Samsung as No.1

The Apple Watch may be grabbing headlines this week, but we know that the smartwatch market is already bustling with competing products. In fact, recent figures published by Statista suggest that over 4 million smartwatches were sold in 2014 and that Samsung is leading the field.<p>According to the …

Wearable Tech

Free Mobile Unveils Android TV-Based Freebox

The set-top box harnesses a Broadcom chipset to deliver 4K content to French consumers.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Three men and their families will be eligible for personalised treatment designed to target their genetic defects<p>Three men from two families are the first patients to be diagnosed with rare diseases after volunteering to have their complete genetic codes mapped as part of the groundbreaking 100,000 …

Genetics

Shift Architectural Photography With a Leica by Dierk Topp

<b>By DIERK TOPP</b><p>My topic is sort of special and probably not for many readers, but it may be worth to think about using tilt-shift lenses on your Leica …

Apple MacBook Makes A Compelling Pitch For Asus Zenbook UX305

Apple took advantage of being in the spotlight for the big Apple Watch event this week to also unveil a new line of MacBook laptops. Apple showed off the MacBooks and talked about all of the ways they’re magical and revolutionary and it turned out to be an excellent marketing pitch…for the Asus …

MacBook Air

Lead Belly: the musician who influenced a generation

Lead Belly is one of great musical influences of the 20th century and his work is celebrated in a brilliant box set Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection<p>"No Lead Belly, no <b>Beatles</b>," George Harrison once said.<p>More than six decades after his death from Lou Gehrig's disease in 1949, the …

D-Link's new routers look crazy, but they're seriously fast

D-Link has just jumped the router shark with its latest AC5300, AC3200 and AC3100 Ultra Performance models. On top of speeds up to 5.3Gbps for the AC5300 model, the 802.11ac devices feature, um, <i>striking</i> looks that hopefully won't frighten animals or small children. D-Link calls the models …

Wi-Fi

Best dual-SIM Android phones - here are our picks

While many folks can get by with a single-SIM handset, there’s something to be said about the flexibility that is afforded to you when you have a dual-SIM device. A dual-SIM setup allows you to not only potentially have two different phone numbers but you can also have one SIM for data, another SIM …

Phones

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 preorders in South Korea sell out

High demand for the Galaxy Note 4 in Samsung's home country has completely exhausted preorder supplies for all major carriers (SK Telecom, KT, LG Uplus), and has helped reinvigorate a domestic smartphone distribution market that has been dormant of late.<p>For SK Telecom, Korea's biggest network …

Galaxy Note

Google vs. Samsung, Surface Pro 3 fix, Play Store changes & more – Pocketnow Daily

Advertisement<p>Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent update to fix the Wi-Fi issues of the Microsoft Surface Pro 3. Then we talk …

Missed the Project Ion Internet of Things webinar? Catch the replay

Led by Steve West, senior director for business development of QNX Cloud, it's an in-depth presentation, answering questions and giving examples of …

Kyocera’s Sapphire Shield to bring extra toughness to Android smartphones

Corning’s Gorilla Glass products may soon be a thing of the past, at least when it comes to the very high end of the smartphone market. This could …

Motorola smartphone with two cameras on the back coming soon?

Well what do we have here… Could this be the upcoming Moto X+1? Or that’s something completely different? Whatever this is, it comes with two holes …

Windows Phone Collections: For The Kids

Windows Phone Central Game Roundup: For The Kids Collection<p>One of the nice features of the Windows Phone Store is the Collections. The Store …

How to Sell Your Old MacBook

If you finally bit the bullet and upgraded to a newer MacBook, here are a few ways to sell your old MacBook for big bucks.<p>There are multiple ways …

Android Wear review: not as smart as it needs to be

I’m more connected than ever before, and I have the smartwatch to thank for it.<p>To those who think we’re already too deeply mired in the muck of …

How to use Your iPhone to Change Channels on Your Xbox One

The Xbox One is more than just a competent video game console. The original vision that Microsoft shared with watchers of its Xbox Revealed event put …

Get a new look on the cheap with these customizable phones

Deep-pocketed power users may buy new smartphones once a year or even every few months to take advantage of improved displays, better cameras and faster processors, but the majority of owners are more likely to tire of their device's appearance long before its outdated specs. A few manufacturers …

How to Add Bluetooth to Your Factory Car Stereo

You can usually plug your phone into your car’s stereo with an audio cable, but why do that when you can go wireless? Here’s how you can add …

How to Find a Lost Galaxy S5

There’s nothing worse these days than losing a smartphone. Especially if you lose your brand new Samsung Galaxy S5. Smartphones are an essential part …

How to Add an Audio Jack to Your Car Stereo

Many newer car stereos, as well as aftermarket head units, come with an audio jack that allow you to plug an MP3 player or smartphone into, but if …

Google reportedly confronted Samsung over its approach to smartwatches

The strained relationship between Google and Samsung over Android customization has been apparent for a while, and it now looks like this discontent has spread to the wearable world. <i>The Information</i> claims that Google CEO Larry Page confronted Samsung last week over its decision to invest more in …

iPhone 6 sapphire test, Galaxy Note 4 leaks, Microsoft comments & more – Pocketnow Daily Recap

<i>Pocketnow Daily gets an average of 300 to 500 comments a day, and sometimes even a thousand. We’d like to thank you all for participating in our</i> …