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BMW unveils Concept X4 Sports Activity Coupe design

BMW unveils Concept X4 Sports Activity Coupe design

BMW has unveiled the Concept X4, a sports activity coupe touted as being "the future of the BMW X family." This snazzy-looking car is boasted as being a mixture of high performance/driving dynamics and eye-catching, with highly detailed design that is a mixture of sophisticated and beastly. Prduction is slated to start in early 2014, although no definite date was provided.

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Researchers develop world’s thinnest invisibility cloak

Researchers develop world’s thinnest invisibility cloak

Researchers have created what some are dubbing the real-world equivalent of Harry Potter's invisibility cloak, which measures in at just 0.15mm thin, a far cry from the bulky invisibility devices that have been created in the past. In addition, rather than using metamaterials like other invisibility cloaks, this one is made from copper and polycarbonate.

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Hyundai to reveal HND-9 concept at Seoul Motor Show

Hyundai to reveal HND-9 concept at Seoul Motor Show

The Seoul Motor Show is coming up next week, and there will obviously be a handful of new cars to be unveiled on the show floor during the week, one of which will be Hyundai's HND-9 coupe concept. It's said that the design of the concept will be meant as inspiration for Hyundai's upcoming vehicles -- possibly a next-generation Genesis.

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Microsoft’s Future Vision has you clawing at the walls

Microsoft’s Future Vision has you clawing at the walls

Microsoft is gazing into the crystal ball again, with a new Future Vision concept video for how we'll "Live, Work, Play" 5-10 years in the future, and you can apparently expect to be bathed in the glow of a million displays. The concept, the product of Microsoft's freshly-revamped "Envisioning Center", describes a touch and voice controlled home where media can be swiped, flicked, and generally shifted all over the home; your kitchen can identify the vegetables you're holding; and every footstool will be equipped with its own Surface.

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Toyota FT-Open concept teases GT86 drop-top plans

Toyota FT-Open concept teases GT86 drop-top plans

Toyota has whipped the wraps off of its FT-Open concept, a compact cabrio set to make its official debut in Geneva next week, and testing the waters for a potential topless GT86. The concept uses a soft-top, rather than the more fashionable folding metal roof, meaning it can keep its 2+2 layout, while the GT86's two-liter, four cylinder "boxer" engine pushes out power through either a 6-speed manual or what Toyota claims is the world's fastest paddle-shift auto, spitting through gears in 2/10ths of a second.

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KIA Cross GT concept crossover teased

KIA Cross GT concept crossover teased

This week at the 2013 Chicago Auto show the next generation of KIA crossover vehicles has been revealed in a teaser image. This image shows a Cross GT concept vehicle with just a few details being revealed, most of them inside smooth lines and a laid-back feel. This vehicle has been tipped as a lovely Urban Vehicle with two-door action and next-generation innards - this we can guess while details involved are quite scant at the moment.

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BlackBerry Z10 renders make the case against iPhone 5

BlackBerry Z10 renders make the case against iPhone 5

The fellow who brought you quite a few ultra-realistic renderings of smartphones and tablets over the past year Martin Hajek has struck again with the BlackBerry Z10. This time he's making the case for a white version of the machine as it sits right next to the iPhone 5, also rendered by this amazingly talented fellow. What's interesting about this device beyond its obvious inclusion in the same generation of smartphone aesthetics as the iPhone 5 is that it is, here, appearing to be a real iPhone competitor - could it be?

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