Martin Thorsager

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Home Automation

Watch the full pilot for “Edd China's Garage Revival”

Former “Wheeler Dealers” mechanic Edd China is back with a new show whose pilot episode went live Tuesday.<p>Called “Edd China's Garage Revival,” it …

China

Weight loss diet tips to lose 10 kg in one month

Weight loss diet tips to lose 10 kg in one month<p>Photo: Shutterstock<p>If you’re still figuring out a way to lose weight and build that beach body for …

Nutrition

Smart glasses are coming this year, and I'm not ready

Roughly five years after the unveiling of Google Glass, it looks like hardware brands are getting close to bringing a consumer-friendly pair of smart glasses with an augmented reality display to the market.<p>Rochester, New York-based Vuzix unveiled its Blade glasses at this year’s CES, and hopes to …

Google Glass

Watch the $349,000 Hennessey VelociRaptor 6X6 Go Out for a Spin

First footage of the 600-hp six-wheeler in action<p>Koenigsegg may have crushed the Venom GT’s top speed record at 277.9 mph with an Agera RS, but John Hennessey is keeping busy by playing with his latest six-wheeled toy.<p>Remember the $349,000 2018 Hennessey VelociRaptor 6X6 that made its debut at SEMA …

Sports Cars

You Can Charge This Fitness Watch With Your Body Heat

You’re already tracking your calories, steps and heart rate — why not your electrical power?<p>Matrix Industries says its PowerWatch, a cutting-edge new …

Observatories Across the World Announce Groundbreaking New Gravitational Wave Discovery

Vicky Kalogera, a Northwestern University physicist, took her week of much-needed vacation in Utah this past August. She promised her family she’d …

How to: turn your iPhone into a document scanner, and when you shouldn't

Tips<p>Nothing can beat having the iPhone's camera with you but many, many tools can better how that camera shoots documents and what you can do with …

Watch a Twin-Turbo Ford GT Go From Zero to Nearly 300 MPH in One Mile

This heavily-modified 2005 Ford GT just shattered the standing mile world record, hitting 293.6 mph from a dead stop.<p>How do you get within kissing distance of 300 mph? You can strap into a Top Fuel dragster, or any of a number of midsize aircraft. Or you can send this twin-turbo Ford GT down a …

This device fixes the worst thing about the new MacBook Pro

'HyperDrive' is a compact adapter for the ports lost in the recent MacBook Pro upgrade, turning the two Thunderbolt 3 slots into various HDMI, USB-C, …

10 of the best smartphone concepts we wish were real

There are smartphones to suit almost all tastes these days... that is, as long as your tastes involve using a black rectangle with a touchscreen.<p>A …

Popslate 2 Makes an E Ink iPhone Case Make Sense | WIRED

Author: Brian Barrett. Brian Barrett Gear<p>Date of Publication: 03.04.16.<p>Time of Publication: 9:00 am. 9:00 am<p>The Popslate 2 Is an E-Ink iPhone Case …

15 secret features hidden in your iPhone

2/<p>Teach your iPhone text shortcuts so you don't have to type out the same things over and over again.<p>Tech Insider<p>Who wants to re-type common text …

Apps

16 of the Latest Smartwatches That Are Worthy of Your Wrist (list)

If you haven’t jumped on the smartwatch bandwagon yet, now’s the time to do so! Smartwatches first caught everyone’s interests last year and now it …

Wearable Tech

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These earbuds custom-fit to your ears in 60 seconds

Revols wants to use Kickstarter to upend the custom-molded earphone business<p>Earbuds are one of those technologies that still come loaded with annoyances. Cheap ones are almost always bad, with a terrible fit and atrocious sound. Expensive ones offer better sound quality, but often times they can …

Snapshots: Saint Étienne's urban doodler with a sense of humour

The street artist known as Oak Oak uses the urban elements of his home town of Saint-Étienne, an old industrial town in France, to create humorous, site-specific art. “What I like about street art is that you can find somewhere to draw anywhere and it is a surprise for the people who find it,” he …

Art

Watch two drones build a bridge strong enough for humans

Two quadrocopters construct a rope bridge strong enough to carry the weight of a human in the hypnotic video (above), uploaded to YouTube this week by researcher Federico Augugliaro. The impressive feat wasn't a one-person operation. It's the latest accomplishment from many researches and …

Volvo Owner Buys Turbo Off eBay, Volvo Owner Destroys at Dragstrip

Because boooooost.<p>Dragstrips are fun places. It's where automotive superlatives are brought to life. World records are smashed. Big smiles all around.<p>Powering this little Volvo is a $200 turbocharger from eBay (yes, eBay). Don't let the looks fool you. This turbo brick makes 11 lbs. of boost and …

Championship slot cars blast the fastest lap you'll ever see

Each lap is over in less than two seconds. That's just crazy fast.<p>Wanna see a form of racing where a lap takes less than 2 seconds, and where the cars scream by so fast, they become indiscernible streaks of color?<p>Welcome to championship slot car racing.<p>Our pals at Jalopnik first uncovered this …

Tracking Tag Uses Cell Towers Instead Of GPS To Find Your Stuff

Suggested music for the TV ad: Daft Punk's "Around the World"<p>Knowing where you are--or where your stuff is--is sometimes a challenge. iTraq wants to help fix that by providing a tag about the size of a credit card that can report its location anywhere in the world.<p>Existing location tags mostly use …

Rechargeable Batteries

The Ferrari FXX K sounds better than every 2015 F1 car

Soul-stirring footage from Fiorano proves this beyond any possible doubt.<p>Yes, I'm gonna harp on the sound of the current-generation V6 turbo Formula 1 cars. Again. And I'm gonna use footage of Ferrari's latest track-only oligarch special to do it.<p>This is the Ferrari FXX K during a customer-only …

MagBak iPhone case sticks (almost) anywhere

You probably do a lot with your phone that extends far beyond merely accepting calls and even sending messages — there is watching videos, reading …

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Which Apple Watch are you getting?

Well, the Apple Watch is similar, but also new. It's something that can easily be broken down into a few choices, but ones that won't be as practiced …

Watch a Semi-Truck's Insane World-Record Jump Over a Lotus F1 Car

Wanna see a world-record stunt? Something crazy and mind-blowing and death-defying? How does a tractor-trailer breaking the Guinness World Record for jump length tickle you? Oh, and for good measure, a Lotus Formula 1 car. Yeah, that'll do.<p>Wanna see a world-record stunt? Something crazy and …

Logitech AnyAngle hinged cases let users prop up their iPads

Logitech has launched a new case for the iPad mini and iPad Air 2 that in some ways resemble Lenovo’s ThinkPad 8 cover, only with one notable …