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Lamborghini and MIT team up on battery-free electric supercar

Lamborghini is working with engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on a new all-electric supercar that won't have batteries.<p>Instead, the body of the Lamborghini Terzo Millennio concept car, made from exotic carbon nanotubes, would be used as a supercapacitor. Supercapacitors store …

Lamborghini

Here's What Happens To Your Used Oil Filters

Oil filters are an often overlooked car component, but our own David Tracy has established that they can actually be quite interesting. One thing you …

Google Maps now lets you create and share lists of places from your desktop or laptop

Google Maps has gotten a lot more social this year. Earlier in 2017, location sharing was enabled for the masses. Google also launched a feature …

Maps

Save 60% on the Activeon CX 1080p Action Cam!

Sure, we always have a camera on us in the form of a phone, but if you want to set it up somewhere to capture all the action, then how are you …

How to activate the new 280 character tweets on Twitter

As you might have noticed, Twitter is currently testing a new format that doubles the 140 character limit to 280, so you can more freely fit your thoughts into a single tweet. The feature is presently available to select users only, but there is a little trick you can pull off to get the extra …

SDK invasion: The little known threat to your privacy on Android

A new report from analytics company SafeDK has highlighted the danger that 3rd party SDKs pose to our privacy. The company tested over 190,000 free Android apps that were featured in Google<br>Play’s top charts against its database of over 1,000 3rd party SDKs. Alarmingly the testing showed that on …

Apple drops to fifth place in 2017 laptop rankings

Apple’s reputation as the world’s best laptop maker took a serious hit in 2016, due to the new MacBook Pro’s adoption of USB-C.<p>In the latest brand rankings by <i>Laptop Magazine</i>, Apple’s slipped five spots as Lenovo and Asus surged to the top of the pack with their affordable and dependable wares.<p>Check …

MacBook Pro

McLaren F1: the best car ever

Strange though it may seem to those who remember it as well as last week, the McLaren F1 was formally unveiled at The Sporting Club in Monaco some 25 years ago. Or at least a very convincing clay model of what would become the F1 was put on display.<p>Its story, however, began in Italy four years …

Le Mans

Microsoft finally says goodbye to Windows Vista

Vista support ends today<p>Microsoft is bidding farewell to Windows Vista, more than 10 years after it first debuted. Support for Windows Vista ends today, meaning users will have to move to a more recent version of Windows to remain secure. It’s the end of an era for an operating system that arrived …

Tiny robots pull objects up to 2,000 times their own weight

The equivalent of a human dragging a blue whale<p>Engineers from Stanford University have created miniature robots named "MicroTugs" capable of pulling and lifting objects more than 100 times their own weight. The strongest of the bots weighs just 12 grams but can pull objects 2,000 times heavier than …

Chainfire releases root for some Galaxy S6 variants

Despite a lot of talk about the waning relevancy of rooting Android devices, having root access is still an important feature for many users. If you plan to buy a Galaxy S6 from T-Mobile (and possibly Sprint) and you prefer your devices rooted, you’ll be happy to hear that Chainfire has already got …

Mobile

You can now control Chromecasts with your TV remote

Chromecast has always been one of the cheapest and easiest ways to get streaming services onto your TV, but a major drawback has been having to control everything with your smartphone or laptop. Not any more, it seems: Google has apparently released a firmware update that lets Chromecast users …

Yahoo wants to let you forget your Yahoo password

The Internet giant launches a service that sends a short password to your phone. Think two-factor authentication, without the first factor.<p>AUSTIN, Texas -- Turns out nobody can remember their Yahoo passwords. Now the company wants to make it so no one has to.<p>Yahoo on Sunday launched a new service …

Information Systems

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

Google's New Flight Search Tool Helps You Find The Best Price

Google Flights has been revamped this week and it is the fastest flight price search website that I have used so far. Like many other travel websites, Google Flights will show you a range of fares and flight options as you select the destinations and the dates. Fortunately, Google Flights has …

Google Flights