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Prius plug-in drivers in Japan can earn real-world rewards for electric driving

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Because saving money on gas just wasn't incentive enough.Buyers of new plug-in Prius models in Japan (known as the Prius Prime in the US) will have another incentive, besides using less gas, to drive in EV mode as much as… Go To Full Article

VW's new company aims for on-demand self-driving cars

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Like other automakers, Volkswagen sees the writing on the wall: it knows that there won't be as much of a reason to own a car in the future between ridesharing (like that of its partner, Gett) and self-driving cars. Accordingly,… Go To Full Article

Runkeeper uses Apple Watch GPS to keep track of your route

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Apple Watch Series 2 arrived with two notable updates: waterproofing and built-in GPS. Even though the popular jogging app has been letting users run without their iPhone since last fall, Runkeeper now tasks the wearable's own GPS for better tracking... Go To Full Article

What Is Taking Up That “Other” Storage in macOS?

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Your Mac can tell you what’s taking up space on your hard drive…but it isn’t very detailed. Click the Apple at the top-right of your screen, then click “About This Mac,” and the “Storage” tab gives you a visual overview… Go To Full Article

Stanley FatMax LEDLISL Lithium-Ion LED Flashlight Review @ ModSynergy.com

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"Star Wars fans rejoice as you can have your own literal light saber in your hands! Today I share with you two of Stanley's flashlights part of their FatMax lineup. These flashlights utilize Lithium-Ion battery technology as opposed to previous… Go To Full Article

BMW remotely locks a thief inside a car

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Here's an unexpected perk of owning a tech-savvy car: it can serve as an impromptu jail. When a Seattle-area BMW 550i owner's car was stolen from a parking garage, police got BMW to remotely lock the luxury sedan while the… Go To Full Article

XCELLON AC & USB Power Bank (PB-1200AC) Review @ ModSynergy.com

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" Today I review the XCELLON 12,000mAh Rechargeable Power Bank with AC & USB Outlet. The model I'm testing today is PB-1200AC and is capable of powering up electronics up to 65W in power, meaning technically you can power a… Go To Full Article

Samsung Galaxy S8 might feature Harman-branded stereo speakers

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The Galaxy S8 could be Samsung’s first Android flagship smartphone to feature stereo speakers, claims a new report. Stereo speakers have been a standard feature on HTC flagship smartphones since a few years now, and Apple too switched to a… Go To Full Article

Former Samsung engineers build a smart umbrella

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Wouldn't it be great if your umbrella told you if it was going to rain before you left the house each morning? That's the idea behind the Opus One, a(nother) smart brolly that's been designed by a team of former… Go To Full Article

HSBC trialling app that automates your savings

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While all the major banks have pretty good online facilities, there's a whole breed of nimble startups using mobile apps and bank account data to create new, more personalised money management services. Hoping to learn some new tricks, HSBC announced... Go To Full Article

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