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McLaren 650S first drive: Brit supercar contrasts comfort with savage performance

McLaren 650S first drive: Brit supercar contrasts comfort with savage performance

By 12 August 2014

McLaren is riding on a wave right now. Hot on the heels of the £1-million P1 comes this, the McLaren 650S. It's a riposte to those who think of McLarens as a little safe, a little boring, a little lacking in drama compared to the obvious alternative... >>

Solar cell breakthrough could let solar cars travel over 450 miles at a time

Solar cell breakthrough could let solar cars travel over 450 miles at a time

By 8 August 2014

Science boffins at start-up Semprius have found a manufacturing method that will allow them to stack solar cells to improve efficiency. By piling the solar cells on top of each other they will be able to cram enough into solar panels to offer 50 per cent... >>

BMW adds JustPark app to plan parking from the dashboard

BMW adds JustPark app to plan parking from the dashboard

By 8 August 2014

BMW has announced that its cars will now have the JustPark app built-in, meaning the whole parking process can be handled from the dash. Mini will be the first car to feature JustPark with plans to roll the app out across the BMW range later this year.... >>

TomTom Start redesign to take on smartphone satnavs by being more affordable

TomTom Start redesign to take on smartphone satnavs by being more affordable

By 1 August 2014

TomTom is combating the rise in the use of smartphones and free or paid-for satnav apps by making a newly redesigned Start line-up more accessible to drivers. Adding features such as lifetime maps and smarter routing. The new TomTom Start line-up includes... >>

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2014: Submit your entry form for consideration

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2014: Submit your entry form for consideration

By 1 August 2014

The time for us to get ready for the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2014 has started. This year, for our 11th Awards, we are going to be doing things a little bit differently and therefore asking for your help to nominate your favourite gadgets, whether you... >>

Tesla maps show huge expansion of Superchargers across the world by next year

Tesla maps show huge expansion of Superchargers across the world by next year

By 31 July 2014

If you're mulling a Tesla purchase but are worried about the lack of Superchargers for charging your electric vehicle, have no fear: Many countries across the world will soon be chock-full of Supercharger sites. Tesla Motors already announced earlier... >>

Driverless cars are coming to the UK as government confirms laws

Driverless cars are coming to the UK as government confirms laws

By 30 July 2014

The UK will be home to driverless cars as early as next year as the government outlines measures to legalise them. At the moment driverless cars, for the few that are made, are only allowed on private roads. In December the Treasury said it would create... >>

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... >>