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GM 200-Mile Electric Car, Accord Hybrid Shortages, Volt Vs BMW i3 REx, : The Week In Reverse (VIDEO)

<i>Why is Honda's Accord Hybrid still in such short supply? And how much do we really know about GM's mythical 200-mile electric car?</i><p><i>This is the Week In</i> …

Google's self-driving cars will need steering wheels, at least for now

Rules issued by the California DMV say the search giant's software-powered car prototypes still need physical controls during testing.<p>Google has been hard at work developing self-driving cars, but it looks like the company will need to wait before software is truly in the driver's seat.<p>The …

Autonomous Cars

Articles about platform living on Dwell.com - Dwell

Setsumasa and Mami Kobayashi’s weekend retreat, two and a half hours northwest of Tokyo, is “an arresting concept,” photographer...<p>Summer is all about experiencing simple pleasures.<p>With our latest platform release, you can now continuously scroll through stories, and easily add your photo uploads …

Architecture

Articles about tiny streamlined home fit family on Dwell.com - Dwell

A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration...<p>O’Neill Rose Architects designed each unit of this modern Queens compound based on the personality of the family member occupying...<p>An architect and his wife roll up …

Architecture

Articles about 7 outdoor entertaining areas done right on Dwell.com - Dwell

Nothing beats a good old backyard cookout with family and friends in the summertime.<p>We’re turning inward for inspiration, highlighting superlative users and fresh photos found on our own site.<p>If you're a Skype, Vonage or some other manner of VoIP user, Hulger has a ligneous treat for you.<p>The …

Built Environment

Get Ready for the New Android L Camera Updates

Photo enthusiasts who carry an Android handset in their pockets — as opposed to a photo-centric iPhone — can look forward to vast improvements in performance, control and image quality with the upcoming Android L mobile OS.<p>According to a report by Android Police, the Google team has focused on the …

Google’s Street View Cameras Are Touring Museums and Taking Selfies

Art galleries have a lot of mirrors, and the robots are snapping oddly compelling pics of themselves in front of them.<p>Google’s Art Project was launched three years ago as a sort of Street View for museums and art galleries. Using panoramic cameras mounted on trolleys, Google captures the artwork …

Why Lithium-Ion Batteries Degrade With Repeated Charging

As anyone with a smartphone, laptop or indeed a whole electric car will know, lithium-ion batteries degrade over time.<p>Each time you charge and …

Electric Vehicles

World Cup 2014: Battling Socceroos take Chile to the wire

In contrast the Australians looked ponderous and out of their depth as they chased shadows and struggled to get any time on the ball while Chile ran …

Apple Retina rivals emerge: Asus display goes 4K, Sharp 8K

Asus is getting ready to market a 15.6-inch laptop with lots of horsepower and a 4K display. Should Apple be worried?<p>Apple's Retina is about to get one-upped. Asus has slated a laptop with a 4K display for later this year, while Sharp showed off a prototype 8K display.<p>The Zenbook NX500's 15.6-inch …

MacBook Pro

This Absolutely Insane Two-Stroke V-Four is the Ultimate Hat Tip to MotoGP's Golden Era

Back in the day, MotoGP bikes were powered by two-stroke, 500cc engines endowing them with raw, explosive power that was notoriously difficult to control. The king of that ballsy era was none other than nine-time Grand Prix champ Valentino Rossi; in the unlikely event that you're unfamiliar with …