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Google AR headset “A65” tipped to rival HoloLens

Google AR headset “A65” tipped to rival HoloLens

Google is reportedly developing a standalone Augmented Reality headset to take on Microsoft HoloLens, a cable-free system that does not require a tethered PC to drive it. The rumors come after the launch of the first standalone Daydream headset, the Lenovo Mirage Solo, which packages a full virtual reality system into a single wearable.

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2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid first-drive: ticks all the boxes

2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid first-drive: ticks all the boxes

The Cayenne E-Hybrid is positioned between the newly redesigned Cayenne S and the speed-demon Cayenne Turbo for 2019. In southern France, I had the opportunity to test out Porsche’s sharp end of the sword against competitors: a “sporty” and “luxury” variant based on options and I’m here to report back that the E-Hybrid is mighty-impressive.

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The US Senate just voted to save net neutrality

The US Senate just voted to save net neutrality

If you were a bit cynical about the US Senate's vote to save net neutrality today, we can't really blame you. With senators and representatives all too willing to vote along party lines, the odds are certainly stacked against this effort by Democrats in Congress to block the FCC's "Restoring Internet Freedom Order." It appears, however, that your cynicism was misplaced, at least in this instance.

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2019 Bentley Continental GT first drive: Return of the King

2019 Bentley Continental GT first drive: Return of the King

Faced with a cross-country jaunt, the super-rich - those for whom the 2019 Bentley Continental GT's six-figure price tag would not be a deal-breaker - have an enviable choice. Flying privately is, of course, the go-to for the 1-percent. Yet the allure of a super-luxe grand tourer, combined with the right road, could be enough to make you leave the Learjet behind.

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Here’s why people go crazy for the NES Classic Edition

Here’s why people go crazy for the NES Classic Edition

Even if you follow gaming news casually, you've probably heard that Nintendo will restock the NES Classic Edition next month and keep it in stock for the rest of 2018. Last year, the NES Classic Edition quickly turned into a hard-to-find sensation, and Nintendo caught a lot of heat for ending its production run well before everyone who wanted one was able to buy one. So, what's the big deal? Why are people so obsessed with getting their hands on this thing?

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MacBook keyboard lawsuit wants Apple to acknowledge bad design

MacBook keyboard lawsuit wants Apple to acknowledge bad design

Frustration with Apple's MacBook keyboard has prompted a class-action lawsuit, after the Cupertino firm refused to acknowledge persistent problems with the "butterfly" keys. The mechanism was announced as a key feature of the 12-inch MacBook in 2015, as a way to shrink the thickness of the keyboard and thus allow for a skinnier notebook.

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$300k reality check: Grand Tourer fantasy meets McLaren’s 720S

$300k reality check: Grand Tourer fantasy meets McLaren’s 720S

Cars are nothing without context. Though many do a little bit of everything, most are built with a primary focus in mind. Performance cars take to the track, where they plane seconds off lap times like so much wood shaving. SUVs are the rugged overlanders that are handy when the road ends, yet traversal continues.

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2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan revealed: The new super-SUV

2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan revealed: The new super-SUV

This is the Rolls-Royce Cullinan, and if your primary complaint about the SUV segment was that it lacked extreme luxury, you're in for a treat. Taking on the Bentley Bentayga, Lamborghini Urus, and others as the must-have off-roader for the well-heeled, Cullinan promises not only the pinnacle of bespoke luxe but true go-anywhere abilities.

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At Build 2018, Microsoft’s vision of AI and the Edge

At Build 2018, Microsoft’s vision of AI and the Edge

"The world is a computer." So says Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft as the company opens its Build 2018 developer conference today. It's an important time for the software giant, buoyed by the growth of the cloud but looking to extend that success as needs both niche and wide-spread get more and more demanding. That means more security, more storage, and more devices.

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I’ve got one big question after Waymo’s autonomous car crash

I’ve got one big question after Waymo’s autonomous car crash

Waymo's computers may not have been at the wheel during the Arizona car crash last Friday, but eventually autonomous car developers will have to figure out just how human they dare let their AI drivers behave. While plenty of attention has been given to the technological barriers to self-driving cars, and a reasonable amount to the insurance and regulatory implications, there's a big black hole in one other key element. That's driverless car ethics.

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2019 Mercedes-Benz G 550 and AMG G63 first drive: leGendary

2019 Mercedes-Benz G 550 and AMG G63 first drive: leGendary

You pick up a few names in the space of forty years, but whether you call it the Mercedes Geländewagen, the G-Wagen or, its most modern moniker, the 2019 G-Class is still legendary in every sense, whether you're on or off the road. Mercedes-Benz's unwavering commitment - some might say obsession - to maintaining the G’s core essence is instrumental in making it so successful over the past four decades. Even so, it's strange to think that the late model G-Class from 2018 is now considered a "classic," courtesy of this all-new model just around the corner.

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Lenovo Mirage Camera Review: VR photography for dummies

Lenovo Mirage Camera Review: VR photography for dummies

Virtual reality is gaining steam, but what if you want to create content for the new headsets, not just consume it? That's where Lenovo's Mirage Camera comes in. Launching today alongside the Mirage Solo standalone VR headset, it's a twin-sensor camera designed to capture 3D photos and video without demanding professional videographer credentials first. That's a pretty big promise for a gadget under $300.

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