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Rimac Electric Bike Can Go 150 Miles on a Single Charge

Rimac Electric Bike Can Go 150 Miles on a Single Charge
Rimac has unveiled a new electric bicycle that is truly impressive. It has a massive 3kWh battery, which helps the Greyp G12H go up to 240 km (~150 miles) on a single charge. That makes this is the longest-range production e-bicycle that we know of. Let’s say you have a 10 mile round trip to work.

Researchers Send Secure Passwords via the Human Body

Researchers Send Secure Passwords via the Human Body
A team of electrical engineers and computer scientists from the University of Washington have teamed up to create what they say is a much more secure way to transmit passwords. Currently, most passwords are sent via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi where they can be captured by hackers and possibly cracked.
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Ears-on Review: Focal Utopia Open-Back Headphones

Ears-on Review: Focal Utopia Open-Back Headphones
If you’re a serious audiophile, nothing less than the best headphones will do. There are a handful of players at the very top end of the headphone market, and now French audio equipment maker Focal has joined the ranks with their ultra-premium Utopia headphones.

iRig HD 2 Musical Instrument Interface Ready to Rock

iRig HD 2 Musical Instrument Interface Ready to Rock
Musicians rejoice! IK Multimedia just dropped a big update to their iRig HD interface, making it the best way yet to connect musical instruments to your iOS device, PC or Mac. The iRig HD 2 lets you connect guitars, basses, and other instruments to digital devices, and lets you record, tweak and tune sounds to your heart’s content. The latest version of the iRig HD not only has a 1/4″ Hi-Z input jack, and outputs for Lightning or USB devices, but it’s got a headphone jack with level control, and a 1/4″ output you can hook up to an external amplifier.

Ford’s Autonomous Vehicle Plan Puts Driverless Cars on Roads by 2021

Ford’s Autonomous Vehicle Plan Puts Driverless Cars on Roads by 2021
There’s been lots of buzz in the media about self-driving vehicles of late, but the reality is that it may be quite some time before consumers will have cars that can drive themselves without the need for some driver input.

Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 4K Action Cam Takes Aim at GoPro

Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 4K Action Cam Takes Aim at GoPro
4K is pretty much the most desired recording standard at the moment. That’s what the new Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 offers and a whole lot more. This little action camera allows users to record in 4K at 30 fps, putting it on par with the GoPro Hero  4 Black.

Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet Gets Alexa, More Storage, and Longer Battery Life

Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet Gets Alexa, More Storage, and Longer Battery Life
Amazon has announced that it has updated its Fire HD 8 tablet. The tablet has an 8-inch display and runs on a quad-core processor. The new model offers 12 hours of battery life and 50 percent more RAM for better performance.

Sony PS4 Pro: Get The Price and Release Date Now

Sony PS4 Pro: Get The Price and Release Date Now
Sony today announced a new model of its PlayStation 4 console, specifically targeted at those looking for the best possible image quality from their game systems. The highlight of the PS4 Pro (rumored to be called the “PlayStation Neo”) is its ability to render games in 4K and with high dynamic range visuals. PS4 Lead Architect Mark Cerny explained that the system’s upgraded GPU, faster CPU and faster memory will allow the PS4 Pro to not only render 4K gaming and video, but to offer enhanced visual effects and frame rates, thanks to the more powerful hardware. At its core, it’s still a PS4, so the new console can play all existing games, and a combination of technologies, such as anti-aliasing and upscaling will also make current 1080p games look sharper on 4K displays.

Sony’s New Gold-plated Walkman Will Cost You $3,200

Sony’s New Gold-plated Walkman Will Cost You $3,200
Sony’s new Walkman NW-WM1Z high-res audio player costs three times as much as last year’s high-end Walkman release. This time out, the audiophile player features “detailed acoustics and natural sound qualities,” thanks to its new S-Master HX digital amp.

The PS4 Slim Gets Teardown Before Announcement

The PS4 Slim Gets Teardown Before Announcement
Well, that didn’t take long. Apparently, some folks are already unboxing and reviewing the as-yet unannounced PS4 Slim, and now they are taking the console apart for a look inside of it. If you love to see inside of consoles, check it out. YouTuber Links-Tech uploaded a video that allegedly shows a PS4 Slim (model #N15-160P1A) being cracked open.

LIFT Anti-gravity Charger Floats your Apple Watch

LIFT Anti-gravity Charger Floats your Apple Watch
The charger that comes with the Apple watch is not that fancy. It just (barely) sticks to the watch and charges it. If you want something as fancy as the Apple Watch itself to charge it, you want the LIFT charger.

Review & Install: K40 RL360i Radar Detector & Optix Laser Defusers

Review & Install: K40 RL360i Radar Detector & Optix Laser Defusers
Speeding tickets suck. It’s not just the cost of the fine, but the potential for insurance increases, and the inconvenience of time spent either fighting the ticket and/or going to traffic school. But speeding tickets aren’t just something that leadfoots get.

Why Dolby Vision HDR Matters

Why Dolby Vision HDR Matters
4K displays are becoming more and more ubiquitous these days, with prices dropping dramatically in the last couple of years, it’s now possible to get your hands on a UHD display for as little as $400 these days, depending on the size and other features, of course.

Dji Is Launching a Drone Training Arena in Korea

Dji Is Launching a Drone Training Arena in Korea
Maybe you want to buy a drone. but you are intimidated and feel like you need some training first. It’s understandable given how expensive drones are. You don’t want to spend thousands of dollars and have it crash on the first flight.

Airlander 10 Takes Flight: I Like Big Blimps and I Cannot Lie

Airlander 10 Takes Flight: I Like Big Blimps and I Cannot Lie
I think Sir Mix-a-lot would love the Airlander 10 blimp. In fact, this airship looks like a giant butt so much that it has earned the nickname “Flying Bum” from the rather reserved Brits who have seen it take flight.

Comcast Starts Gigabit Internet Trials in Chicago

Comcast Starts Gigabit Internet Trials in Chicago
If you’re like me, you can never have enough internet speed. With more and more content being streamed digitally, and video resolutions  like 4K, faster is always better. Now, it looks like Comcast is working on bringing gigabit speeds to customers.
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