Archive for September, 2012

Lamborghini to unveil new Gallardo LP 560-4 and LP 570-4 Edizione Technica

Lamborghini to unveil new Gallardo LP 560-4 and LP 570-4 Edizione Technica

Lamborghini is set to unveil new Gallardo models at the 2012 Paris Motor Show. The new Gallardo models will include the LP 560-4 and LP 570-4 Edizione Technica. The LP 560-4 will feature permanent four-wheel drive and has a new front end and new rear end. Lamborghini will offer its new LP 570-4 Superleggera and LP 570-4 Spyder Performante as further enhanced Edizione Technica versions.

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Scientists in Japan claim to have synthesized element 113

Scientists in Japan claim to have synthesized element 113

A group of scientists from Japan announced this week that they have been able to successfully synthesize the rare element 113. The element is also called ununtrium. If the scientific breakthrough is confirmed it will mark the first time Japanese researchers have been the first to synthesize an element from the periodic table. The feat, if confirmed, will mark the first time an Asian research team has been allowed to name an element.

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2014 Jaguar F-TYPE official from $69,000

2014 Jaguar F-TYPE official from $69,000

We've known it's coming, but Jaguar's new 2014 F-TYPE convertible still wowed at its official debut at the Paris Auto Show, a two-seater slice of achingly handsome design and finessed performance. The road-going evolution of the 2011 C-X16 concept, the new Jaguar will be available in three models - the F-TYPE, F-TYPE S and the F-TYPE V8 S - delivering up to 495PS and a top speed of 186mph, with the 0-60mph dash in as little as 4.2s.

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Libratone Zipp takes AirPlay mobile

Libratone Zipp takes AirPlay mobile

Wool-clad speaker company Libratone has outed its latest model, the Zipp, a wireless AirPlay-enabled model with battery life good for four hours of standalone streaming. Borrowing the fabric covered style of its felty predecessors, the Zipp supports direct AirPlay connections using Libratone's own PlayDirect WiFi technology, allowing the $399 speaker to hook straight up to your iPhone or iPad rather than requiring a wireless network in-between.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 26, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 26, 2012

We've made it through hump day, which means only two more work days to go before the weekend arrives again. Yesterday, we found out about a hack that was resetting Samsung Galaxy S IIIs to their factory settings. Samsung said that the security hole had since been fixed, but today we heard that the remote hack isn't limited to just Samsung devices. The iPhone 5 might be heading to China soon, and we heard that Apple's new Lightning connector isn't identical on both sides. Google maps is rumored to be hitting iOS 6 by the end of the year, which goes hand-in-hand with new report that claims Apple ditched Google Maps because it doesn't offer turn-by-turn navigation.

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Black Ops II Zombies mode debuts in new video

Black Ops II Zombies mode debuts in new video

One of the biggest talking points about the original Black Ops was Zombies mode. When Activision and Treyarch announced Call of Duty: Black Ops II, footage from the game's Zombies mode was surprisingly absent, but that all changed today. After teasing the mode last week, Activision has released a new trailer for Zombies, and a new write-up from Polygon gives us an idea of what we can expect to find when we delve into Zombies mode once more.

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