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A week in reviews: 21 - 25 July

A week in reviews: 21 - 25 July

By 26 July 2014

After Apple unveiled Yosemite - the latest iteration of its OSX operating system - we've been rather excited about exploring it. And now the time has come: check out seven tips to get you started with Apple's latest. If operating system geekery isn't... >>

First drive: BMW X4, the souped up X3

First drive: BMW X4, the souped up X3

By 24 July 2014

The BMW X4 can be seen in two ways, either as a baby version of the popular X6, or as a souped up version of the company's popular X3 model. For all intents and purposes the best way to look at the X4 is like an X3 plus. The car delivers you a few more... >>

Porsche 911 Targa 4 review: A modernised blast from the past

Porsche 911 Targa 4 review: A modernised blast from the past

By 23 July 2014

Think of the Targa-topped Porsche 911 and, assuming you were alive, your mind is likely to be transported to times past, a time when men with slick hair shouted into enormous mobile phones about buying low and selling high. But the top is back in the... >>

Forza Horizon 2 reveals 100 of its 200 next-gen cars

Forza Horizon 2 reveals 100 of its 200 next-gen cars

By 22 July 2014

The next-gen Forza Horizon 2 racing game has had 100 of its 200 cars revealed. The game is made for next-gen consoles with each car built from the ground up in huge amounts of detail. The car line up will allow for masses of collection, customisation... >>

Tesla Model S hacked, doors popped open while being driven

Tesla Model S hacked, doors popped open while being driven

By 22 July 2014

Students at Zhejiang University were able to attack a Tesla Model S using a hack that popped open the doors while the car was moving at speed. This obviously has dangerous connotations for the fully electric car. But the attacks weren't on just anyone,... >>

New Toyota minivan has a mic that lets parents yell at kids in the back, without really yelling

New Toyota minivan has a mic that lets parents yell at kids in the back, without really yelling

By 22 July 2014

Toyota is definitely targetting families with its 2015 version of the Sienna minivian. The new vehicle features a built-in microphone that can amplify the driver's voice through the rear speakers, enabling parents to yell at children without having to... >>

Forget about Tesla: Sunswift Eve is a solar-powered car that goes 87 mph

Forget about Tesla: Sunswift Eve is a solar-powered car that goes 87 mph

By 21 July 2014

Tesla Motors may be all the rage with its electric-powered car that can travel more than 110 mph, but a team of engineering students from the University of New South Wales has designed a different type of clean energy car that's just as impressive. The... >>

A week in reviews: 14 - 18 July

A week in reviews: 14 - 18 July

By 19 July 2014

From electric hybrid cars to 4K action cameras, and the latest wearable tech, it's been a busy week at Pocket-lint HQ. Two major products hit the shelves this week: the Nokia Lumia 930 will be among the last handsets to receive the Nokia badge; while... >>

Rent your vehicle out or borrow one using easyCar Club app, the Airbnb for cars

Rent your vehicle out or borrow one using easyCar Club app, the Airbnb for cars

By 17 July 2014

This brilliant service, easyCar Club, allows anyone to rent a car or van directly from another person via its iPhone app. That means anyone can rent their vehicle out when not using it and actually make money, much like Airbnb successfully does with homes.... >>

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron review
4 out of 5

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron review

By 16 July 2014

The electric era is upon us. The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron is the first hybrid car the company has put onto its production line, combining an electronic motor with established 1.4L TFSI petrol hybrid to deliver that Audi Sportback experience but with a... >>