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Outraced by a robot: Watch Audi’s autonomous RS 7 conquer the track

When most people think of autonomous vehicles, they think of convenience, comfort, and traffic-easing driver aids. Audi has embraced those features as well, but this Sunday, the automaker put its self-driving RS 7 to the test in a…

Magic slippers, a watch that recognizes exercises, and more from Wearables + Things

From smartbands to smart shirts, smart clothes, and even smart shoes, the future of wearable tech is on display at the Wearables + Things show in Washington, D.C.

iOS 8.1 now available: Brings Apple Pay, iCloud photo library, and camera roll (updated)

Apple announces iOS 8.1, an update to its mobile OS that will provide the framework for Apple Pay, brings back the camera roll, and adds beta for iCloud photo library.

Google gives Gmail for Android a makeover, adds support for any email account

The as-yet unreleased Gmail 5.0 introduces material design and support for third-party email accounts like Outlook and Yahoo.

Ute be crazy not to love X-Tomi Design’s BMW M4 pickup

Apparently, BMW-based pickups are a thing. In 2011, BMW created an M3 truck for April Fools’ Day, and a Hungarian design firm called X-Tomi has followed suit with an M4-inspired ute.
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Spotify supports CarPlay now! Except it has for a while, and it’s still broken

Spotify today released an update to its iOS app which supposedly added Apple CarPlay support. Unfortunately, CarPlay support isn't actually new for Spotify, and even worse, the app still doesn't work with CarPlay.

Lamborghini still wants the Urus SUV, but Audi doesn’t think customers will

The Lamborghini Urus SUV is still on track for a 2017 launch, but Lambo steward Audi is afraid the shifting economic climate could erase customer demand for this expensive, niche product by then.

Move over, 911 Turbo: Porsche’s 911 Carrera and Carrera S could get turbocharged, too

Forget the 911 Turbo and GT2, the Porsche 911 Carrera and Carrera S could bring turbocharging to scores of new 911 buyers. Both models are expected to get turbocharged in an upcoming refresh.

You can finally pre-order the OnePlus One on October 27, but there’s a catch

OnePlus will finally launch pre-orders for its One handset on October 27. However, the pre-order window will be limited to just one hour, so those interested should definitely do so as quickly as possible.

We’re streaming Sunset Overdrive LIVE on Twitch right now!

Come check out the early hours of Insomniac Games Sunset Overdrive! We're starting a brand new game and streaming some of the early game fun on Twitch.

Bright idea? This multicolor smart lamp can display notifications and adapt to your music

Freshly launched on Kickstarter earlier today, Notti is a smart lamp that lights up when you get notifications, your alarm goes off, or you're listening to music.

This week in gaming: Musical sorcery, Civilization in space, and a hair witch returns!

Lots of platform exclusives this week, with Fantasia: Music Evolved, Samurai Warriors 4, Bayonetta 2, and more all restricted to select audiences.