Andrew Poole

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Jaguar joins the Bloodhound gang planning to break the land speed record

The Bloodhound SSC is a car unlike any other. Shaped like a wingless airplane and powered by a Typhoon jet engine <i>plus</i> a custom-designed rocket, it can push out the equivalent of 135,000hp and will eventually achieve speeds in excess of 1,000mph.<p>The first attempt at breaking the world land speed …

Voltera's circuit board printer wants to be the 'Makerbot of electronics'

<i>Update on Nov. 8 at 11:21 a.m. Pacific: Corrected to reflect the printer’s resolution which is 10 mil, not 10 millimeters, and to the timing of its fundraising plans.</i><p>Cyril Ebersweiler, hardware accelerator Haxlr8r’s founder, believes that if hardware startups learn how to prototype, iterate, and …

Taking apart Google's modular smartphone

What do you want to know about Project Ara? Does a modular smartphone actually work? Yes. Is it very different from Android phones? In a basic how-a-phone-all-works, yes indeed. Paul Eremenko, Technical Project Lead on Google's modular phone project just called in at Expand NY, and he brought along …

Oddball USB stick offers infinite iPhone storage

Slo-mo videos have become my favorite new thing to shoot with the iPhone 6 Plus now that Apple added the ability to spit out gorgeous vids at 240 FPS, but my slo-mo addiction comes at a heavy cost: storage space.<p>The best smartphone camera in the world doesn’t mean jack if your 16GB iPhone can’t …

Portable

I Can’t Stop Playing This Incredible Horror Game, Even Though It’s A Free Demo

Three months ago, a free downloadable game called "P.T." showed up on the PlayStation Store — and the horror genre has never been the same.<p>People didn't know it at the time, but the game, seemingly built by a completely unknown developer called "7780s Studios" (it's actually from Konami, more on …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime hinted at in Bluetooth listing

The long-rumored Galaxy S5 Prime, an updated version of Samsung's Galaxy S5, might have just popped up in a certification listing.<p>Bluetooth Special Interest Group (Bluetooth SIG) published a listing recently showing approval of an as-yet announced Samsung product known as the "SM-G906L." Although …

Samsung Galaxy S5

10 great uses for old Android phones/tablets

There’s so much that your Android device is capable of and you just haven’t realized it yet. So, with a little bit of effort, you can help your old Android device break free from the depths of your cupboard.<p>Here are some of the best examples.<p>1. Alarm clock<p>People still buy dedicated alarm clocks? …

Gear & Gadgets

Israeli startup\’s battery can charge a smartphone in 30 seconds

We may already know how we will cure death—but should we?

A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of humans to live forever.<p>Their quest is elegantly laid out in <i>The Immortalists</i>, a new documentary …

Singularity

Toyota Supra Trademark, Chevy Camaro Z/28, Ermini Revival: Car News Headlines

It’s been revealed that Toyota has renewed its trademark filing for the Supra name. Interestingly, the revelation comes just weeks after reports …

Cute Little Girl Eggs On Father In 1,000-HP Nissan GT-R

Racing, driving fast, and customizing cars is often perceived as a man's game. That's not at all the reality, of course--many women share the same …

Last Call- Crazy Colani Edition

I met Luigi Colani a couple of years ago at the Art Center car show, and what struck me about the German designer was how normal he seems in person. …

Bugatti 100P airplane reconstructed, will fly again after public debut

Bugatti has been building some of the fastest vehicles in the world since 1909, but its brief history with airplane racing is less well known to many fans. It started in the '30s when founder Ettore Bugatti believed he could build a plane to win the Deutsch de la Merthe Cup Race. He worked on a …

Gibbs to build Humdinga amphibious truck in Asia to help with tsunami relief [w/video]

While the flying car (at least as we dream of it) is likely never going happen, the floating car is a problem that has been solved for decades. In fact, Gibbs Amphibians may have taken the concept farther than anyone else in history with its line amphibious cars, trucks and quads. However, its …

A look back at the funky Brubaker Box sports van

Perhaps the wackiest kit car ever.<p>Before the word "minivan" was turned into a household name by Chrysler in the 1980s, there were plenty of preceding small vans, like the Volkswagen Bus and Ford Econoline, but perhaps none were as far out there as the Brubaker Box. This mid-engine kit car was …

Nintendo's free-to-play 'Steel Diver: Sub Wars' sees an old giant chart new waters

Video game submarine combat has traditionally been represented in slow simulators with scary and serious names: <i>Silent Hunter</i>, <i>Dangerous Waters</i>, <i>Hunter Killer</i>. Nintendo's <i>Steel Diver: Sub Wars</i>, recently released on the 3DS e-shop, is a slightly incongruous addition to the genre. Where other sub-centric …

C7 Corvette vs. Britain? You know how this ends

An American abroad picks a fight with the locals.<p>We're now very familiar with the C7 Corvette Stingray and its 460-hp 6.2-liter V8. We know that our 2013 Performance Car of the Year walks the walk, but the charms of past Corvettes remained lost on our friends across the pond, who felt they were …

Playing 'Pokémon' with 78,000 people is frustratingly fun

For the past four days, thousands of gamers have simultaneously played the same <i>Pokémon</i> game, and you can join in.<i>TwitchPlaysPokemon</i> is a channel on the game-streaming site Twitch that turns chat comments into controller inputs, parsing hundreds of thousands of ups, downs, and starts and translating …

Sigma's DP Quattro cameras are as interesting on the outside as they are on the inside

Unconventional design meets uncompromising image quality<p>Compact cameras have a tough time standing out these days, but Sigma's new DP Quattro range has definitely succeeded with its unconventional design. Running against the current trend of retro aesthetics, the DP Quattro trims away any and all …

Eight-Wheeled Cadillac Eldorado With Hot Tub, Barbecue Up For Auction

Friends, brace yourselves. The awesome level just went to 12.<p>This 1977 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz would be a rather impressive car of the Land Yacht …

2015 Toyota TRD Pro-Series Off-Roaders Debut At 2014 Chicago Auto Show

The continuing success of the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor and the Jeep Wrangler prove that vehicles with serious off-road capability still have a place in …

Beep Connects Any Speaker to the Cloud

A pair of ex-Googlers have launched Beep, a beautiful WiFi-equipped dial that lets you stream music to any speaker with a line-in port. The device will launch this Fall with Pandora integration.<p>Multi-room streaming systems like Sonos have made listening to music easier than ever, but many of the …

Which 16GB smartphone actually gives you the most storage?

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Samsung<p>It’s hard not to feel a little cheated when you turn on a brand new smartphone and discover the amount of …

This iPhone App Wants To Kill Badly Framed YouTube Videos Forever

Horizon is a new app that solves Vertical Video Syndrome (but only if you realize you have a problem to begin with.)<p>Smartphones have put powerful video cameras in millions of pockets, but that doesn’t mean that the people wielding them know how to make a movie. Peruse YouTube and you will find tens …

StumbleUpon-owned Video Recommendation Service 5by Launched for Android and iOS

5by, the video recommendation service acquired by StumbleUpon in September last year, has finally released its first apps for Android and iOS devices.<p>The service allows users to quickly start watching videos by making suggestions based on certain factors. As well as taking into account the time of …

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FORTUNE — Qualcomm (QCOM) announced on Thursday that it acquired some 2,400 patents (and pending patent applications) from Hewlett-Packard (HPQ).<p>The deal was announced quietly — the official statement was only 98 words in length — and gives the former, the world’s most valuable semiconductor …

PlayStation Vita TV review: Sony's first mini-console has some growing pains

Sony had a tiny surprise to share just ahead of the Tokyo Games Show: the PS Vita TV, appearing from inside SCE President Andrew House's jacket pocket. Having already announced a new, slender PS Vita handheld less than an hour earlier, Sony showed off this minute console -- roughly the same …

Apple Might Go Full 'Phablet'

Last year with the iPhone 5C, Apple gave customers more colors, but customers more or less didn't care.<p>But soon, Apple may offer something the public has actually been asking for: bigger iPhones.<p>Apple is planning on larger displays for a pair of iPhones to be released this year, sources familiar …