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Windows 10: Microsoft told to pay out compensation to users over problems by consumer watchdog Which

Microsoft should give payouts to people who downloaded Windows 10, according to the consumer charity Which.<p>The watchdog has called on the company to …

Holy Crap, This Is a Toyota 86 Shooting Brake

The Toyota 86 just got even more awesome.<p>Ever since the debut of the Toyota 86—well, Scion FR-S for the U.S. at the time—enthusiasts have been hoping Toyota would release another variant. Maybe a turbo version? Or a convertible? Those would both be great, but looking at this Toyota 86 shooting …

This case turns your smartphone into an instant camera (pictures)

Instant Cameras

Maserati 200SI

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>Cars<br>• Classic Cars<br>• Italian<br>• Racing<br>• Rare<br>• Vintage<p>Maserati’s 200SI was a car developed with very large shoes to fill, it was to …

Has Anyone Seen The Star Wars Toyota Celica? Seriously, It's Missing

When the first <i>Star Wars</i> movie came out in 1977, Toyota had a Celica painted and sticker’d up with Darth Vader and friends (technically enemies, …

Hack a 3D Printing Pen to Make a 3D Printer for Under $100

As I write more stories about 3D printing, not only do I want to purchase my own printer, but I want everyone — especially K-12 schools — to have …

Net-Positive Solar EV Goes 600 Miles on a Charge and Carries Four Passengers

Many solar assisted electric vehicles (SAEVs) are built strictly for competition, but the Stella Lux (Latin for Star Light) could be the first SAEV …

This $169 Computer Is Designed For The World’s Emerging Middle Class

Your TV screen is your monitor, and an Internet connection isn’t necessary.<p>On a trip to India, entrepreneur Matt Dalio noticed something about the country’s emerging middle class: While many families owned TVs, few could also afford to have a computer. He had an epiphany. Why not make TV screens …

Developing Countries

Design firm wants this round wooden phone to be your family heirloom

See that wooden round thing above? That's a smartphone -- a real, working smartphone with a high-res screen and a camera, and not just a concept that will never come to life. Just imagining how to take calls on it without a headset or how to access websites on it is giving us a headache, but it's …

DIY McFly: Make a working hoverboard from common yard gear

A working hoverboard inspired by "Back to the Future: Part II" uses leaf blowers to glide over the ground. And you can build your own.<p>Yes, Virginia, there is a hoverboard. You can make it yourself and you don't need a special surface to ride on. Austin, Texas, tinkerer Ryan Craven has created a …

Hoverboards