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How We're All Going To Be Using Wearable Technology

It would be stretching a point to say that traditional tattoos are wearable technology, but in some ways there are, and the same case could be made for mobile phones. They're permanently with many of us; we 'wear' them in the same way that some of us 'wear' tattoos that were etched onto our skin by …

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Locket Puts Ads On Smartphone Lock Screens, Pays You To Use Your Phone

Would you install an Android app that put ads directly on your smartphone’s lock screen? No? What if you were paid to do so, and whenever you swiped to unlock your device, you made a little money? That’s the promise of a new mobile application called Locket, launching today for Android, backed by …

New Nexus 7 tablet flaunted on video before possible launch next week

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>The wait for a new Nexus 7 tablet appears to ending next week. Android Central got its hands on a refreshed model of …

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2015 Honda Fit First Drive

...and 'Big Change'<p>They say, “When you’re on a good thing, stick to it.” Honda has followed that formula since launching the first Fit back in 2001. And why not? It’s worked wonders for the automaker so far, even if Honda of America took three years to wake up to the car’s potential and launch it …

Sweet hydrogen: how sugar could help satisfy the world's energy needs

Hydrogen makes an extraordinarily efficient and clean fuel. Three times as energy-efficient as petrol, Nasa used it to power its space shuttles. It …

Mercedes-Benz S-Class: Beneath the Gloss, a Seriously Slimmed Chassis

Mercedes-Benz's new S-Class is getting oodles of press for its veritable smorgasbord of luxury items, from heated armrests and an aromatic atomizer to hot stone massagers and self-driving capabilities. Though this big daddy sedan is loaded to its gilded hilt with virtually every amenity you could …

Tiny winglet retrofit will cut United's fuel bills by millions

A successful test flight this week by a Boeing 737-800 equipped with a shiny new set of split scimitar winglets has given the green light for United's plans to install them widely across its 737 fleet. Designed to improve the plane's aerodynamic efficiency by routing air around it, winglets have …