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Albert Khoury

Albert Khoury

Former Digital Trends Contributor

Al started his career at a downtown Manhattan publisher, and has since worked with digital and print publications. He's always been passionate for all things on wheels, and remains adamant about the purity of the manual transmission. When he’s not at his desk, Al enjoys playing guitar, boxing, jogging in Central Park, and terrorizing the public on his skateboard.

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The motorcycle Arnold stole in ‘Terminator 2’ sold for nearly $500K

The Harley-Davidson Fat Boy ridden by Arnold Schwarzenegger in Terminator 2 went up for auction in early June and sold for nearly half a million dollars. The screen-used bike starred in some of the most iconic scenes from the Terminator sequel, as well as in promotional material for the film.
Hudway Sight HUD

Mount this head-up display to your helmet to project any phone app

The Hudway Sight uses a projector and brain connected to your smartphone to project any app onto a head-up display lens. You can communicate with friends, navigate through traffic, listen to music, and more without taking your eyes off the road.
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Section of the Death Star from ‘A New Hope’ takes a proton torpedo at auction

A screen-used section of the Death Star from Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope just sold at auction. It included letters of authenticity from the Industrial Light and Magic (ILM) employees who worked on it. It was expected to sell for six figures, but did not come close.
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Waze on iPhone just landed on your Ford’s infotainment screen

Until recently, if you wanted to use Waze in your Ford vehicle, you had to do it through an Android phone. But now iOS users can also project waze from their iPhones to their Ford's infotainment screen and get all the benefits from the navigation app.
Pagani Huayra Roadster lease

At $25,000 per month, this supercar has the most expensive car lease ever

At $25,000 per month -- after a $700K down payment -- the Pagani Huayra Roadster claims the spot as the most expensive new-car lease in history. Why wouldn't well-heeled motorists buy the ultra-exotic hypercar outright? It turns out there are many benefits to leasing over buying or financing.
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HBO bringing back award-winning comedy series ‘Silicon Valley’ for sixth season

HBO is bringing back its award-winning tech comedy series Silicon Valley for a sixth season. This follows the recent debut of the show's fifth season, which is already receiving positive reviews. The premium cable channel also announced a second season for the Bill Hader-led dark comedy series Barry.
A Mercedes-Benz F1 car at the 2017 US Grand Prix.

Formula One streaming service will launch at the 2018 Spanish Grand Prix

The Formula One racing series is getting its own streaming video service, which will launch in May in time for the 2018 Spanish Grand Prix. F1 TV will first be available on desktop, followed by mobile access via iOS, Android, and Amazon Fire. Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, and Apple TV users will have access by summer.
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Ryo Hazuki returns as ‘Shenmue I & II’ launches on PS4, Xbox One, and PC in 2018

The beloved martial arts adventure series Shenmue is being re-released on Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC in 2018. The original games were released on the Sega Dreamcast console in 1999 and 2001, where they gained a passionate following. Watch as martial artist Ryo Hazuki avenges the death of his father.
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The 2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo SUV launches in NYC with 590 horsepower

The 2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo debuted at the 2018 New York International Auto Show. The launch edition features unique exterior and interior details.
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After data scandal, Zuckerberg promises to ‘do better for you’ in newspaper ads

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg took out full-page ads in U.S. and U.K. newspapers to apologize for the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Steve Jobs holding an iPhone.

Steve Jobs’ pre-Apple job application sold for nearly $175,000 at auction

Before founding Apple, Steve Jobs was looking for work. A single-page job application filled out and signed by Jobs sold for more than triple the estimate at auction.
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PetaQ! You can finally learn to berate your enemies in Klingon

Language-learning platform Duolingo now offers a course in Klingon, the fictional language used in the Star Trek franchise.
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Lego plants are going green with some help from actual plants

In an effort to increase sustainability and work towards zero waste, Lego will be switching from ABS plastics to plant-based plastic for some of its pieces.

Making a Spectacle: Snap may release two new versions of its smartglasses

Snap was left with hundreds of thousands of unsold Spectacles last year. Despite this, the company is reportedly releasing two new versions of the smart eyewear.
Harley’s LiveWire electric motorcycle concept

Harley-Davidson and Alta Motors team up for the electric motorcycle revolution

Harley-Davidson made an investment in electric motorcycle builder Alta Motors to team up on EV development.
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The Ray is a stretch of highway paving the way for the future of motoring

The Ray is an 18-mile section of the I-85 in Georgia that incorporates innovations in power and sustainability. Its pilot programs show that roads can multitask to help the environment.
Zwift online bicycle racing

Zwift brought together 15 countries for an online stationary bike race

Bicycle racers competed online against their fellow countrymen for bragging rights and a virtual jersey that shows everyone who is the best.
USEE head-up display

This patented device is the first head-up display for bicycle helmets

The Usee head-up display mounts to your bicycle helmet, giving you access to data including speed, performance, and navigation.
Berd PlyLight bicycle spokes

These fabric bicycle spokes will lighten your load and keep you moving

Berd's polymer bicycle spokes are the lightest spokes on the market. The company claims they are stronger than most other spokes, while offering a smoother ride.
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You can now hail a ride in a fully autonomous vehicle, courtesy of Waymo

Waymo was just granted a Transportation Network Company permit in Arizona, which gives it clearance to operate as a paid ride hailing service.
Mercedes-Bens Last Fan Standing

Win a Mercedes-AMG C 43 Coupe on Super Bowl Sunday with your finger and a phone

On Super Bowl Sunday, Mercedes-Benz is giving you the opportunity to win a Mercedes-AMG C 43 Coupe by playing a game on your smartphone. Just follow the car with your finger and you can be the grand prize winner.
Goldwin Spiber ski jacket

If Spider-Man goes skiing, this will be the jacket he brings along

Goldwin and Spiber are collaborating to bring to market a ski jacket made from material inspired by spider silk.
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Legendary ski and snowboard filmmaker Warren Miller dies at 93

Warren Miller, known for his exciting and visually stunning snow sports films, died on January 24 at the age of 93. His career spanned over 60 years and he created 500 films.
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RadMini Folding Ebike Review

The RadMini electric folding fat bike offers miles of pedal-assisted cycling with the added convenience of easy storage.
Zenith Defy Lab mechanical watch

The Zenith Defy Lab lays claim to be the world's most accurate mechanical watch

The Zenith Defy Lab mechanical watch is supposedly the most accurate in the world, with a daily accuracy of .3 seconds.
2018 Lexus NX compact crossover

Lexus updates its 2018 NX compact crossover to stay competitive

The 2018 Lexus NX compact crossover gets cosmetic and performance updates for 2018, with more standard and optional equipment.
Urb-E review

Urb-E review

For our Urb-E electric vehicle review, we took the Sport and Pro models out on the Manhattan streets to see how they work in the real urban world.
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These smart outdoor living products make it easier to grill and chill

Companion Group's smart outdoor living products bring the technology you love inside your home to the backyard.
Honda Miimo Type R Fireblade Civic

The Miimo Type R smart lawnmower takes after the hottest version of the Civic

Honda unveiled a Miimo Type R smart mower concept to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Type R brand as well as the birth of the Fireblade.
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Augmented reality bottle labels could change the way you view beer

This Washington-based brewery is using augmented reality bottle labels on its beer to draw more attention to consumers.
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The robot apocalypse arrives in the ‘Westworld’ season 2 trailer

A fittingly violent trailer for the second season of the HBO hit sci-fi series Westworld debuted at San Diego Comic-Con.
Arch Motorcycle

Keanu Reeves’ Arch Motorcycle Company will import, sell Suter race bikes

Keanu Reeves' Arch Motorcycle Company will be the official dealer for Swiss manufacturer Suter's race bikes in the U.S.
2018 Ford Focus RS Limited Edition

The Ford Focus RS gets its swan song with a limited-edition model for 2018

2018 will be the final year for the current generation Ford Focus RS, and the carmaker is releasing a limited edition model to say goodbye.
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Elvis Presley’s private jet just sold for well below its estimated auction price

Elvis Presley's 1962 Lockheed Jetstar aircraft was just sold at auction. The final price was below the multi-million-dollar estimate.