Author Archives: Shane McGlaun


Nexus 6 cases hit Google Play, available soon

Nexus 6 cases hit Google Play, available soon

Most smartphone users know that using a smartphone for an extended time without a case is asking for trouble. The first drop could be the end of an expensive smartphone. With the Nexus 6 getting ready to launch around the world, a lot of accessories are starting to turn up, including a pair of cases that have hit Google Play marked as coming soon. When "soon" is we don't know.

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Opera Mini 9 for iOS reduces video buffering

Opera Mini 9 for iOS reduces video buffering

A new version of Opera Mini is available for users of iOS devices that promises to make loading video faster and reduce the amount of buffering you have to sit through. The new version is called Opera Mini 9 with video boost. Opera also says that the browser will help you reduce data usage, which is great for people who are on a data limited account.

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Volvo shows off new V60 Cross Country

Volvo shows off new V60 Cross Country

Volvo has unveiled a new version of its V60 sports wagon called the V60 Cross Country. The new car was unveiled at the 2014 LA Motor Show. Volvo promises that the new V60 Cross Country brings all-road capability to its V60 line. The Cross Country offers a sporty and connected driving feel with the ability to go anywhere according to Volvo.

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Range Rover adds more off-road capability to high-end SUVs

Range Rover adds more off-road capability to high-end SUVs

Range Rover has announced that it has added more off-road capability to two of its higher-end SUVs and improved the efficiency of the vehicles. The two models that get the improvements are the Range Rover and the Range Rover Sport. Both of these vehicles get the Land Rover All-Terrain Progress Control system. Both of these vehicles also gain improved six-cylinder gas and diesel engines.

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Ken Block’s 1965 Mustang packs AWD and 845hp

Ken Block’s 1965 Mustang packs AWD and 845hp

Ken Block is set to unveil one of the wildest classic Mustangs ever built at SEMA. The car is Block's 1965 Ford Mustang and about the only thing it has in common with your typical classic Mustang is the shape of the body, and even that is thoroughly tweaked. The Stang has all-wheel drive, which is something no Mustang has ever rolled out of the factory featuring. Block plans to drive the tires off the car in Gymkhana 7.

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Talkase puts a backup GSM phone on your smartphone case

Talkase puts a backup GSM phone on your smartphone case

Some folks who require a mobile phone for business carry more than one device to be sure they have one mobile ready to work at any time. The problem with that is carrying two mobiles is typically very bulky and can be expensive. A new product called Talkase has debuted and it puts a basic GSM mobile phone on the back of your smartphone case making it easy to have a backup device with you.

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NASA takes space fans on 3D tour of the ISS

NASA takes space fans on 3D tour of the ISS

NASA and other space agencies from around the world have had astronauts aboard the ISS for years and years now. The astronauts perform a variety of experiments aboard the space station known as the International Space Station. NASA over the years has offered up a number of videos on YouTube and on its own website that show conditions on the space station and what the crew members do on a daily basis.

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Galaxy Note Edge unboxed on video

Galaxy Note Edge unboxed on video

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is one slick looking smartphone with its curved screen wrapping around one side. The idea is to allow you to see notifications and icons on the side and to use it as a ticker or status display. We already know that the device will be available in the US on November 7 and it is already available in Japan. Samsung has warned that the Note Edge will be a limited edition device so anyone wanting to pick on up should get it quickly.

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Hyundai and Kia to pay record fine for overstating mpg

Hyundai and Kia to pay record fine for overstating mpg

Two major automakers in the US, Hyundai and Kia, fell afoul of the government when it was discovered that they were overstating mileage estimates on some of their cars back in 2012. The two automakers have now agreed to a settlement with the US EPA, the Department of Justice, and the California Air Resources Board ending the investigation into fuel mileage claims against the automakers. The two automakers will pay an additional fine of $350 million.

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Logitech G302 MOBA gaming mouse features metal button springs

Logitech G302 MOBA gaming mouse features metal button springs

When it comes to gaming mice, there is a huge number of products on the market for gamers to choose from. Some mice focus on offering lots of buttons for gamers who like macros while others focus on high resolution for quicker movements. Logitech is one of the biggest names in gaming mice and peripherals and the company has unveils a new gaming mouse called the Logitech G302 Daedalus Prime MOBA Gaming Mouse.

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