This Apple self-driving tech could make better cars and AR

This Apple self-driving tech could make better cars and AR

Apple research into how self-driving cars could better and more affordably identify pedestrians and other potential hazards has been spotted online, giving a new glimpse into the Cupertino firm's secretive project. The company has long been rumored to be working on autonomous driving technology, with the most recent belief being that it hopes to develop, not an Apple-branded car, but software that it can license out to automakers.

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iPhone SE 2 tipped to give beloved design a 2018 update

iPhone SE 2 tipped to give beloved design a 2018 update

Apple is reportedly preparing a new version of the iPhone SE, a second-generation update of the sleeper-hit smartphone to satisfy both budget- and size-minded buyers. Launched in early 2016, the iPhone SE kept the form-factor of the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s before it, but packed it with components borrowed from the newer iPhone 6S to bring the performance up to date.

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DJI Goggles RE give drone racers a first-person view

DJI Goggles RE give drone racers a first-person view

More than a year ago, drone maker DJI revealed its first pair of DJI Goggles. It wasn't until May that those goggles started shipping out to customers and now, a mere six month later, DJI is back with a new version. This new headset is called DJI Goggles RE, with the new edition to the name short for "Racing Edition."

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Star Wars x Otterbox portends The Last Jedi

Star Wars x Otterbox portends The Last Jedi

This week the folks at OtterBox are bringing that sweet, sweet Lucasfilm licensing action to iPhone cases. A limited set of hardcore cases are coming with Star Wars on their backs from the company responsible for some of the most hardcore cases for any object, ever. Included in the collection is a Lord Vader, Rebel Red, BB-8, Storm Trooper, and On Ahch-to.

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GMC Sierra All Mountain concept dominates the snow in Vail, Colorado

GMC Sierra All Mountain concept dominates the snow in Vail, Colorado

GMC has whipped up what might be the ultimate truck for conquering the snowy mountain roads and fields of Vail, Colorado. The truck is the 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD All Mountain concept. The truck is said to be a one-of-a-kind snow-climbing machine. Rather than rolling on big wheels and tires, this concept has four tank-like treads.

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OnePlus 5T teardown is a mixed bag of surprises

OnePlus 5T teardown is a mixed bag of surprises

The OnePlus phones, from the very first One to the newest 5T, have always been tempting options. They always offer some of the best combination of hardware while keeping prices down to almost half of the competition. It is, of course, far from perfect and one of its still present flaws is the lack of waterproofing. The OnePlus 5T, sadly, doesn’t buck the trend. Or does it? As with many questions in life, the answer isn’t as straightforward as we’d like.

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Man Plans to launch himself in a steam-powered rocket

Man Plans to launch himself in a steam-powered rocket

A 61-year-old man called "Mad" Mike Hughes has spent about $20,000 on the construction of a rocket that is powered by steam. The man plans to fly the rocket over a ghost town in California called Amboy. If you are worried for Hughes, you aren’t alone.

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Stock McLaren 720S puts down 9.7-second quarter mile run

Stock McLaren 720S puts down 9.7-second quarter mile run

Recently the weather and driver ability came together to create a perfect storm for raining down insanely fast ETs at a drag strip in New Jersey. The car used to put down these insane ETs at ATCO Raceway was a bone stock McLaren 720S. The supercar was able to run a best time of 9.733 at 146.72 mph.

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Minecraft gets Mixer interactive live streaming, Mixed Reality features

Minecraft gets Mixer interactive live streaming, Mixed Reality features

Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, even single-player or solo games need no longer be a solitary activity. From leaderboards to gameplay footage to live streaming, gaming today has become more social than ever before. When Microsoft acquired Beam, which it has renamed into Mixer, it wanted to introduce a new type of social gaming activity: interactive broadcasting. Now Microsoft is bringing Mixer to Minecraft in order to add a whole new element and challenge to the sandbox game: your viewers.

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2018 Aston Martin Vantage GTE: from road car to race car

2018 Aston Martin Vantage GTE: from road car to race car

It isn’t uncommon for a road car to influence the design of a race car and vice versa. What is uncommon, however, is for both types to be developed nearly in parallel, much less be announced almost together. But that is exactly what Aston Martin did. In the morning, it revealed the 2019 Aston Martin Vantage road car and later in the day, it unveiled the new 2018 Aston Martin Racing Vantage GTE race car, bringing the car maker’s new design language from the highway to the race track.

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Galaxy S9 could look like this

Galaxy S9 could look like this

The year is almost over. Many might already be in the decision-making stage for which premium smartphone to buy this coming shopping spree season. Those who have already made their choice months ago will now have to look towards the future instead. They don’t need to look far and hard, though, because if these latest leaks are to be believed, the Galaxy S9 is just two months away and may not exactly be the revolutionary the Galaxy S8 was.

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Surface Book 2 drains battery while gaming even when plugged in

Surface Book 2 drains battery while gaming even when plugged in

Between the two, the Surface Book 2 is supposed to be more powerful than the Surface Pro, whose main selling point is portable productivity. It seems, however, that Microsoft may have artificially leveled the playing field a bit by giving the Surface Book 2 a handicap. Running its own tests, The Verge confirms complaints about battery drain issues when using the Surface Book 2 for graphics-intensive tasks, like gaming, even when it’s connected to the official charger. Reading between the lines of Microsoft’s response, it is all by design.

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