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Audi brings its electric turbocharger closer to production with RS 5 TDI concept

"Twenty-five years ago, Audi launched the first TDI on the market, writing the first chapter of an enduring success story," says Prof. Dr. Ulrich …

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Lumen bike looks black in the daylight, but reflects white at night

Light hitting the powder-coated frame and wheel rims of the Lumen Retro-Reflective City Bicycle doesn't just scatter off in different directions or …

TellSpec hand-held scanner identifies what's in your food

"We want to promote healthier eating, alert those who have allergies and educate consumers by telling them exactly what’s in their food – beyond what …

Hulu Plus iOS app adds support for Chromecast for big-screen viewing

Google has announced that Hulu has added Chromecast support to its Hulu Plus app, enabling online shows to be viewed on the big screen – something it promised back in July.<p>Now you can easily enjoy your favorite shows, such as “Modern Family,” “New Girl” and “Parks and Recreation,” on your …

A camera for your cameraphone: Sony Cyber-shot QX10 and QX100 review

Celebrity sightings are a rite of passage in New York City, and there are famous people everywhere. Yet in all my time here, the best I’d done was the empty Gotham PD cars strewn all over Wall Street between <i>Dark Knight</i> takes. But in the last two weeks, my luck changed.<p>First I saw Paul Rudd, walking …

Apple hires Nike FuelBand designer Ben Shaffer; Cupertino's wearable can't be far behind

A month after after poaching fitness expert and Nike FuelBand consultant Jay Blahnik, Apple has added another former Nike employee to its ranks. Cupertino has reportedly hired Ben Shaffer, who served the sneaker brand as Studio Director of the Innovation Kitchen. In this role, Shaffer helped …

Google Maps Gets an Impressive Update & a Shiny New iPad Version

The <b>Google Maps</b> iOS app was updated yesterday, to Version 2.0. It’s now a universal app – which means it now has a proper iPad version. We’ve had to wait a long while since it hit the iPhone, but from what I’ve seen so far it’s well worth that wait.<p>Here are some of the key features in this update:<p><i>●</i> …

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Porkfolio Piggy Bank Saves You Time to Save Its Life - Technabob

The fragile nature of the traditional piggy bank was meant to force you to save your money until you really needed it, but it also meant you couldn’t …

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Meet The New FragBox: The Most Ludicrous Amount Of Power Ever Crammed Into 1,364 Cubic Inches

Something unexpected happened when Falcon Northwest introduced the Tiki: its intended audience for the FragBox, a class-defining small form factor PC introduced in 2003, continued shifting away from LAN-party gamers and toward the professional realm. While the distinctive Tiki has captured the …

Need a Big, Honking Telephoto Lens for Your iPad? Here’s One

Well here’s a category of iPad accessory I have to admit I just don’t ever think about – add-on lenses for the iPad camera. In this case a big, slightly silly looking, telephoto lens. It’s <b>The iPad Telephoto Lens</b>, from Photojojo.<p>I got a PR approach about this one this morning, and I really like the …

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Question time: Can Valve's Steam Box deliver enough hardware power at a reasonable price to make it worthwhile? Or does the console have a struggle ahead of it? http://www.techradar.com/news/computing/pc/will-valve-s-steam-box-be-a-bargain-or-a-blow-out-1138753

Status Board iPad App Gets a Huge 1.1 Update

<b>Status Board</b>, the popular new iPad app that offers to present data beautifully, has been updated to Version 1.1 this week. This is a huge update, with a slew of improvements, bug fixes, and enhancements.<p>Here’s my favorite enhancement listed in the update:<p>Portrait and landscape layouts are …

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Une Bobine

A super-bendable charging cable that doubles as a tripod? Uh, yes, please. The Une Bobine is a two-foot-long cable that can charge your device …

boomBOTTLE Wireless Portable Speaker | HiConsumption

Posted in Tech<p>Adding music to your favorite outdoor activity makes everything that much better. For this task, nothing gets the job done better than …

Facebook reportedly launching 15-second autoplaying ads this summer, taking over the space around your news feed

According to <i>Ad Age's</i> unnamed sources, Facebook is preparing to launch an invasive-sounding ad program this summer through its news feed. Alongside the left and right spaces outside of the news feed, the company is reportedly planning four 15-second autoplay video ads that'll target women over 30, …

Logitech unveils Harmony Ultimate and Smart Control universal remote sets for home entertainment heroes

Got no touchscreen on your living room remote? That's a shame, because Logitech and others have been flogging such universal controllers since way back when. After a long new product hiatus, the late 2012 release of the Harmony Touch remote hasn't stopped Logitech from mulling a sale of the brand, …

Tiny lithium-ion battery recharges 1000x faster than rival tech, could shrink mobile devices

Supercapacitors are often hailed as the holy grail of power supplies, but a group of researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a lithium-ion microbattery that leaves that prized solution in the dust, recharging 1,000 times faster than competing tech. Previous work done by Professor …