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Mercedes-Benz unveils 2014 CLA, world’s most aerodynamic production car

Mercedes-Benz unveils 2014 CLA, world’s most aerodynamic production car

  Mercedes-Benz just unveiled its new “four-door coupe,” the 2014 CLA-Class.  If the car’s baby-CLS looks are anything to go by, BMW’s 1-Series may have...

White House decides against building $850 quadrillion Death Star

White House decides against building $850 quadrillion Death Star

Star Wars fans may be dismayed to hear that the U.S. will not be building a Death Star after all.  The White House finally responded to...

Google blocks Windows Phones from accessing Google Maps site

Google blocks Windows Phones from accessing Google Maps site

Just hours after settling the FTC’s antitrust investigation of its business practices, Google has blocked all Windows Phones from accessing its Google Maps mobile site....

Infiniti renames every car Q

Infiniti renames every car Q

In 2014, every Infiniti car will be renamed to start with “Q” — G37 will become Q50 — and every crossover/SUV will become “QX” — QX70...

Bigfoot Monster Truck Goes Electric

Bigfoot Monster Truck Goes Electric

  Bigfoot 4×4, the pioneering monster truck, has gone electric.  Bigfoot #20, the first-ever electric monster truck, drops the old methanol-burning V8 engine for a 260...

How To: Fix Outgoing Email for IMAP Accounts in Windows 8 / RT Mail

How To: Fix Outgoing Email for IMAP Accounts in Windows 8 / RT Mail

The Metro-style Mail app in Windows 8 / RT works well enough for Exchange accounts and email hosted on Outlook.com, Gmail, and the like.  But the...

The Immortal Phone: Windows Phone 8 Gets Ported to HTC HD2

The Immortal Phone: Windows Phone 8 Gets Ported to HTC HD2

  Russian developer Cotulla has managed to port Windows Phone 8 to HTC’s HD2, adding yet another OS to the legendary smartphone’s collection — which already included Windows...

Editorial: Tesla factory stores under fire – time to rethink how cars are sold in America?

Editorial: Tesla factory stores under fire – time to rethink how cars are sold in America?

  Ever wonder why electric sports car maker Tesla has carefully avoided the word “dealership” in describing its stores? Turns out 48 of the 50...

Smart introduces 2013 Fortwo Electric Drive with out-of-this-world ad

Smart introduces 2013 Fortwo Electric Drive with out-of-this-world ad

Daimler’s kicking off the ad campaign for its tiny new 2013 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive with a pretty neat advertisement that…well…features the car’s last few...

Researchers announce artificial cornea, clinical trials under way

For the thousands of people who go blind every year from damage to the cornea (though trauma, disease, or missing limbal stem cells), a new...

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