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Ford Focus RS flys 0-62mph in 4.7 seconds

Ford Focus RS flys 0-62mph in 4.7 seconds

Ford has finally release some performance specs for the sweet new Focus RS and as you might have imagined, the little hot hatch is a very fast car indeed. Ford says that the car can run from 0-62 mph in 4.7 seconds. That's not the 0-60 mph time that the car guys and gals in the US like to hear, it would be a safe bet you can knock a few tenths off that time and be very close to the real performance of the car.

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Timex Metropolitan+ watch tracks activity via smartphone app

Timex Metropolitan+ watch tracks activity via smartphone app

With the demand for activity tracking booming, more and more folks are buying the devices to wear. Many activity trackers look like bracelets or odd watches and their styling isn’t for everyone. Anyone looking for an activity tracker that looks like a normal watch should check out the new Timex Metropolitan+ that was announced this week.

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DARPA is developing a robotic space transportation hub needing no humans

DARPA is developing a robotic space transportation hub needing no humans

DARPA has a history of making things that sound fantastic a reality. One of the latest projects that DARPA is working on is reportedly a space-based transportation hub that would be able to build, refuel, and repair spacecraft in orbit around the Earth. The coolest part about this space hub is that it would operate without humans on board.

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Discovery Sport Dynamic launches in Frankfurt

Discovery Sport Dynamic launches in Frankfurt

Land Rover has launched a new version of the Discovery Sport called the Discovery Sport Dynamic. The new model has enhanced visual styling with narvik black exterior details, body-colored moldings and door claddings along with new wheel choices. Those wheel choices include 19-inch satin dark grey or 20-inch gloss black wheels.

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UK pre-orders begin for Moto X Style and Moto 360 smartwatch

UK pre-orders begin for Moto X Style and Moto 360 smartwatch

We've known all about the Moto X Style Android smartphone for a long time now. We had details on the new smartphone back in July and knew that it would be coming in the next few months. Fans of that device in the UK can now drop their hard-earned cash and pre-order the Moto X Style along with the new Moto 360 smartwatch to go with it.

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European exec: Google has no plans to be a car maker

European exec: Google has no plans to be a car maker

At the Frankfurt car show, Philipp Justus, Google's managing director for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, is putting an end to the speculations. Google has no intention of becoming a car manufacturer, according to him. That almost seems like the opposite signal that the company has been sending lately, particularly with the recent hire of former Hyundai Motors America CEO John Krafcik. However, while Justus might be unambiguously closing one door, he still leaves some of the other doors of future business possibilities open to interpretation.

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Snapdragon 617, 430 bring Quick Charge 3.0 to mid range

Snapdragon 617, 430 bring Quick Charge 3.0 to mid range

While Qualcomm is naturally praising its still to come Snapdragon 820, it wisely isn't putting all its of its eggs in that one high end basket. On the heels of its many announcements today, Qualcomm has revealed the Snapdragon 617 and the Snapdragon 430, processors that are intended for somewhat high and mid range devices. Don't let the lower numbers fool you, however, as these chips still have some boasting to do, especially when the time comes to charge your mobile device in a pinch.

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Mercedes’ Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile previews super-luxe digital age

Mercedes’ Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile previews super-luxe digital age

Mercedes-Benz has taken the wraps off its latest concept, the Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile, dubbed a "digital transformer". Previewing a four-door coupe at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2015, the Mercedes Concept IAA has a 41 mile electric range from its super-slippery body.

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Apple TV unboxing shows off Siri Remote

Apple TV unboxing shows off Siri Remote

Earlier this month Apple unveiled its new line of products including the revised Apple TV. We spent some hands on time with the new Apple TV and found it to be a nice update. It's about the same size as the old Apple TV with the main difference being that it’s a bit thicker and it has that new Siri remote.

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Xerox PARC chip self-destructs on command

Xerox PARC chip self-destructs on command

One of the many programs that DARPA has been working on is called the vanishing programmable resources project. The idea with this project is to make the electronic devices fielded by the military destroy themselves on command to prevent the tech from falling into enemy hands. One of the products resulting from this project is a chip built by Xerox PARC.

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2016 Camaro SS hits 60 mph in 4.0 seconds

2016 Camaro SS hits 60 mph in 4.0 seconds

We already know pretty much everything there is to know about the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro. We've already climbed behind the wheel of the car for a little hands-on time at the track. One thing that Chevy was keeping mum on was the official performance numbers for the car. We were expecting impressive numbers from the car considering its lighter weight and powerful V8 engine.

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DARPA shows off robotic prosthetic arm that can feel

DARPA shows off robotic prosthetic arm that can feel

DARPA is at the leading edge of many different research fields and makes some incredible breakthroughs that have a way of becoming common products over the years. One of DARPA's latest breakthroughs is a prosthetic limb that allows the wearer to feel what they are holding or touching. The ability to feel was added to a mind-controlled robotic prosthetic arm that was first announced back in July.

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