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Three’s a party: BMW’s third crossover-coupe, the X2, is coming next year

BMW is busily developing a segment-bending crossover-coupe called X2. Built on BMW's front-wheel drive UKL platform, the 2017 X2 will be billed as a more sport-focused alternative to the new second-generation X1.

Xbox One wireless controller adaptor for Windows 10 coming October 20th

Although a lot of people use Xbox One controllers to game away on their PC, they've been restricted to a USB connection as Microsoft took its sweet time in making it possible to connect it. Well, on Oct. 20, you'll finally be able to.

McLaren confirms its stripped-down 675LT supercar will lose its top in 2016

McLaren has confirmed that a Spider version of its track-prepped 675LT supercar will debut sometime next year. The new variant will be powered by the same 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged V8 delivering 670 horsepower.
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Watch the subject of a cruel viral meme fight back in this video

Twenty-year-old Ashley VanPevenage, a student at Washington College, is speaking out and fighting back against cyberbullying perpetrated by hordes of total strangers after an image of her sans makeup went viral.

30 of the juiciest portable battery chargers money can buy

Battery life still tops the polls for smartphone concerns. If it’s bugging you, then maybe it’s time to snag yourself a portable charger. Come on in, put your feet up, and allow us to show you round the wonderful world of external…

Eurocom’s X9 is the latest laptop with desktop hardware

Eurocom has detailed the Sky X9, a powerful new laptop that makes full use of a desktop-grade CPU and the Nvidia GTX 980 to offer high-resolution gaming on the go.

Apple snaps up a startup with facial recognition that doesn’t invade user privacy

Apple acquired Palo Alto-based startup Perceptio for an undisclosed amount. The mobile AI firm created the app Smoothie, and its creators were looking into facial recognition tech that wouldn't send private information into the cloud.

Careful with that boarding pass, it contains a lot of personal information

As per a new blog post authored by Brian Krebs of Krebs on Security, the barcodes on your boarding passes contain a wealth of information, and more alarmingly still, clues as to your current and future travel plans and habits.

Acer’s Windows 10 Aspire systems are multi-purpose all-in-ones

Acer has launched a couple of new and replacement entries in its Aspire range of hardware, upgrading its Z3-700 All in One and showing off a new R14 laptop with a dual hinge design that makes it possible for it to flip into a variety of…

Ford’s scorching-hot Focus RS is now rated at 350 hp

Ford has confirmed that the Focus RS will produce 350 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque when it goes on sale next year, which will make it just about the hottest hatchback you can buy.

Got allergies? On a diet? Ipiit scans food barcodes to tell you what products to avoid

The ipiit Food Ambassador app learns your dietary preferences to advise product choices on any grocery barcode you scan. It's perfect for anyone with allergies or dietary restrictions who needs a little help making supermarket selections.