Liam McDonald

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P2tD2: My Setup

Okay, so in efforts to maintain some kind of logical order, I'll go from smallest to largest.<p>First comes my iPhone 5S (which you can't see because I …

Porsche and Mercedes want electric cars that can fight Tesla

German automakers aren't strangers to high-end electric cars, but they've typically focused on supercars instead of sedans -- a problem when Tesla is rapidly encroaching on their business. At last, though, it appears that <i>die Deutschen</i> are gearing up to fight Tesla on its home turf. <i>Manager Magazin</i> …

Retailers are disabling NFC readers to shut out Apple Pay

Some merchants hope to launch their own mobile payments system next year<p>There's a lot of hype around Apple Pay right now, but not everyone is on board with the new mobile payments system. In fact, a significant number of merchants, including heavyweights like Walmart, Kmart, 7-Eleven, and Best Buy, …

Power 2 the Tech

In an effort to help reach out in the number of followers I have, I will be dually publishing articles to both 9to5 Mac and the P2T Tech site, and …

You can’t install OS X Yosemite on your Mac because you’re already running it

Apple on Thursday released the final build of OS X Yosemite, which became available to Mac users as a free download from the Mac App Store. However, …

Self-driving cars will be safer than us. How long until human drivers are banned?

My prediction is that in fewer than 15 years, we will be debating whether human beings should be allowed to drive on highways.<p>After all, we are prone to road rage; rush headlong into traffic jams; break rules; get distracted; and crash into each other. That is why our automobiles need tank-like …

How My 98-Year-Old Grandfather Embraced The Internet

And what I've learned as a result.<p>That was the email I received on the afternoon of Sept. 14 from my grandfather. He was forwarding a message he'd gotten from Twitter, where he has an account that he doesn't often use. But he wasn't content to let the email sit there filed away. He demanded to …

Oil

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness

Apple aesthetics: A look at the iMac's design history

A new version of Apple's iMac desktop machine doesn't <i>always</i> come with a retooled exterior. As has become the norm with the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, a spec boost via new internals is the case more often that not. This week, in addition to packing in a load of updated components, the company …

The Seeds of Success

History<p>Search<p>Donald TrumpTrump Golf Club Sign Splashed With Red Paint<p>moviesSteven Spielberg's <i>Ready Player One</i> Tops Easter Weekend Box …

Remembering Steve Jobs, the Man Who Did Almost Everything Right

Steven Paul Jobs, the legendary Apple boss who set the company on its course to becoming the world’s most cash-rich company before passing away three …

The Steve Jobs Industrial Complex

"This is a very strange business and a very strange endeavor of life," Steve Jobs once said in a candid interview about his legacy in 1994. "All the …

Ninja Sphere promises to turn your house into a smart home for $329

Back in January, a smart home device called Ninja Sphere made over $650,000 on Kickstarter. Now, its creators (Ninjablocks) has started accepting its first pre-orders outside the crowdfunding website for $329 per unit. But, what can a Ninja Sphere do in the first place? Well, this …

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Are You Ready for Self-Driving Cars?

You may not be, but they're still on their way.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)</i><p>Self-driving cars sound wonderful: A computer program can ferry you to work while you kick back and read a book. But are they safe? Many Americans have mixed feelings and don't entirely trust software to take …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

Google: Self-driving cars are mastering city streets

Long a veteran of the highways of rural California, Google's self-driving car is working on becoming safer in the city.<p>Over the past year or so, Google has been fine-tuning how the software running its fleet of automated vehicles handles the complexities of stop-and-go driving in heavily populated …

Hydrogen Car: Pros, Cons, Costs

Epoch Times is taking a look at each of the major options for green driving. Hydrogen cars are not currently sold commercially, but some will be …

Alternative Fuel

These Are the 16 Best Burgers of 2013

Twinkie, ramen, and Cronut buns. Pockets of deep-fried PBR. More bacon than Louie Anderson eats for second breakfast. 2013 was more than a slightly ridiculous year in the burger creation game, and we were there to greasily chronicle it all. While it was a torturous task, we picked out the 16 finest …

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Supplier Continental expects self-driving cars by 2020

The German company, already with significant experience in car-control systems, expects cars to take over driving duties partially in 2016 and all the way by 2020.<p>Continental, a major automotive supplier in Germany, expects its technology research will yield self-driving cars by 2020.<p>The company …

Autonomous Cars

Fenderless Morgan 4/4 Hot Rod

This Morgan 4/4 Series II roadster has deleted running boards, motorcycle front fenders, and and MG drivetrain. It is generally a nightmare for …

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Cop builds upside-down car, races at LeMons

You get to see some pretty interesting vehicles at 24 Hours of LeMons (not to be confused with 24 Hours of Le Mans), the series of endurance races …

Campervans

The Ferrari from Rush goes up for auction

Did we mention it's a Ferrari van that's actually a Renault?<p>If you're a Formula 1 fan and you know your F1 rivalries, seeing Ron Howard's new film <i>Rush</i> is probably high on your list of priorities. Now there's a chance for one lucky fan to own a piece of Hollywood history, as the 1979 Renault …

Gallardo: The long goodbye

Sports Cars