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How Gorilla Glass Helps Complete the BMW i8's Complex Acoustical Mission

Much stink has been made about the BMW i8's piped-in engine noises which, like the M5, dispatch a simulacra of exhaust and motor noises through stereo speakers to convey a sensation of sportiness since its turbocharged mill is presumably too soft spoken to utter such a glorious racket.<p>To …

Plain old gravel could hold the key to greener power stations

Renewable energy is getting better all the time, but no-one's yet worked out a good way to store the juice for those cloudy, windless days. Batteries <i>do</i> work, but given the high cost of swapping out the cells for your EV, we doubt that Duracell will start making a five-megawatt version any time …

Bugatti Veyron at Top Speed | Top Gear

New “Lazy Phone” Moto X commercial: TJ Miller gets bedazzled

The best phone out there is nothing without some serious marketing muscle behind it, and luckily for Motorola, parent company Google has the deep pockets required to finance a great ad campaign for the Moto X.<p>Personally, I loved the first commercials in the Lazy Phone campaign – they are fun, …

iPhone 5S

Apple unveiled the new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C smartphones during a special media event, and in what follows we’re going to see how Apple’s high-end 2013 handset does against its main Android rivals in a raw specs battle.<p>The iPhone 5S is Apple’s next flagship device, which means it will compete in …

Fingerprint sensors: Do you care? Do you want them on Android? (Open thread)

Apple is really good at selling stuff. Its marketing acumen is second to none, and that is highly visible in its masterfully choreographed events and promotional videos. That’s why I won’t judge anyone for watching Sir Jony Ive talk about Touch ID and thinking that fingerprint recognition is the …

Root has been achieved on the Verizon Moto X!

Last week we reported that Motorola was officially offering a way to unlock the bootloader for Sprint, U.S. Cellular, Rogers and Latin American Moto X handsets. As to be expected, the same can’t be said for Moto X owners on Verizon or AT&T’s networks.<p>On the bright side, we do have a bit of good …

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Windows Phone world gets larger: Nokia tipped to announce 6-inch Lumia 1520 on 26 September - Pocket-lint

Nokia will announce the first Windows Phone phablet on 26 September, according to leakster EvLeaks.<p>The Lumia 1520 is said to pack a lightweight …

What I like and what I don’t like about the new Apple iPhones

From manufacturing processes to marrying elements of user experience with hardware components, Apple(s aapl) still retains that special edge of …

Google Glass app Blue puts real-time baseball info in your eye (video)

The boys of summer are about to come home, but that doesn't make developer Aaron Draczynski's Google Glass baseball app any less rad. Blue uses geolocation to determine what park you're at and feeds all manner of ball diamond-data directly into your eye. Whether it's displaying play-by-play …

iPhone 5s fingerprint reader has a timed safeguard, dislikes sweaty digits

Beyond the basics, Apple has said little of how the iPhone 5s Touch ID fingerprint reader works -- we mostly know that it's inaccessible to the outside world. Thankfully, the company has shed further light on Touch ID through statements to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>. To start, iPhone owners will have …

PS Vita TV can 'technically' support PS3 games through the cloud, according to SCE CEO

We know that the PS Vita TV will play PSP, PSOne and Vita titles, and will even (eventually) be able to stream PS4 titles once both devices are on sale. But how about PS3? Andrew House, Sony Computer Entertainment CEO, explained in a round-table interview that the tiny streaming set is …

iOS 7: hidden iPhone features that will be enabled

As Apple releases its new operating software ahead of the launch of the new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5c, we take a look at some of the exciting features that will be enabled.<p>Apple is due to release iOS 7 to the public on September 18, just ahead of the two new iPhones themselves.<p>While some of the …

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