2017 Jeep Compass First Drive: All-new compact SUV has off-road cred
In a world that’s gone SUV-crazy, Jeep is one of the brands best poised to reap the rewards. The 2017 Jeep Compass, an all-new design that replaces not just one, but two strong-selling but outdated models – the previous-generation Compass and the soon-to-be-defunct Patriot – is the latest in a line of revamped people movers that have completely transformed the … Continue reading...
Direct-to-Consumer Outdoor Gear is a Win-Win for Consumers and Manufacturers
Many large companies—Patagonia, for example—have some version of the same origin myth: An entrepreneurial founder puts two nickels together and begins selling pitons or skis to friends out of the trunk of a car. However, more and more smaller manufacturers are betting that the lean-and-mean business model can work just as well for them. The post Direct-to-Consumer Outdoor Gear is a Win-Win for Consumers and Manufacturers appeared first on Digital Trends....
4 Gadgets to make your older car smarter (2017)
Your car doesn’t have to be very old to feel obsolete. Ample technology is packed into the latest and greatest models, and it can include everything from WiFi connectivity to monitoring your car’s metrics and status using your phone. If you want that functionality yourself but aren’t in the market for a new car, you’re in luck: several products are … Continue reading...
Qualcomm VR HMD gets Snapdragon 835, Leap Motion hand-tracking
GDC and MWC are just around the corner, and Qualcomm is diving head-first into virtual reality with a new dev-kit and hand-tracking technology. The chipmaker may be best known for its smartphone processors, but that same silicon is just as much at home in head-mounted displays. Indeed, the Snapdragon 835 is the centerpiece of Qualcomm‘s new Virtual Reality Development Kit. … Continue reading...
Huawei Honor V9 launched in China; Dual cameras, Android Nougat and more
Huawei  has launched a successor to the Honor V8 called the Honor V9. The new smartphone goes with a new design but sticks to the dual camera set up for the rear. The smartphone for now has only been launched in China with a base price of CNY 2599 (roughly Rs 25,000) and is currently up for pre-order. While there are no details about the launch of the V9 in India, we do know that the Chinese version of the smartphone will come in three variants. There’s a 4GB RAM with 64GB internal st...
The Sky Is The Limit For Breitling Acrobatics Pilot Aude Lemordant
Aude Lemordant is a two-time acrobatics World Champion - piloting Breitling's 330SC aircraft - and a full-time airline pilot for Air France. Even more impressive than her career is her passion for all types of aviation. The post The Sky Is The Limit For Breitling Acrobatics Pilot Aude Lemordant appeared first on Digital Trends....
HTC U Ultra and U Play launched in India: Prices, specifications and features
Taking the competition from Apple’s iPhone 7 and Google Pixel head on in the premium segment in India, Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corporation on Tuesday launched HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play devices which are priced at Rs 59,990 and Rs 39,990, respectively. HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play will be available in the Indian market from March 6 and mid-March, respectively. Both the devices come with 3D-contoured, liquid-adaptive HTC U sonic technology for personalised hearing experience and a uniq...
HTC U Ultra and U Play launched in India: Prices, specifications and features
Taking the competition from Apple’s iPhone 7 and Google Pixel head on in the premium segment in India, Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corporation on Tuesday launched HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play devices which are priced at Rs 59,990 and Rs 39,990, respectively. HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play will be available in the Indian market from March 6 and mid-March, respectively. Both the devices come with 3D-contoured, liquid-adaptive HTC U sonic technology for personalised hearing experience and a uniq...
HTC U Ultra and U Play launched in India: Prices, specifications and features
Taking the competition from Apple’s iPhone 7 and Google Pixel head on in the premium segment in India, Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corporation on Tuesday launched HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play devices which are priced at Rs 59,990 and Rs 39,990, respectively. HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play will be available in the Indian market from March 6 and mid-March, respectively. Both the devices come with 3D-contoured, liquid-adaptive HTC U sonic technology for personalised hearing experience and a uniq...
How M.C. Escher inspired the magical, mystery world of ‘Doctor Strange’
The VFX producer on Marvel's Doctor Strange explains the process behind creating the mind-bending, physics-defying visuals that earned the film an Oscar nomination. The post How M.C. Escher inspired the magical, mystery world of ‘Doctor Strange’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
Lenovo IdeaCentre Y910 Review: A powerful gaming all-in-one
You don’t often associate gaming PCs with all-in-ones, but with its new IdeaCentre Y910, Lenovo is doing just that. Often times, all-in-ones feature middle of the road hardware in an effort to strike a good balance between size, thickness, and power. That’s not the case with the Y910, as tries to pack as much high-end hardware it can into a … Continue reading...
Lenovo IdeaCentre Y910 Review: A powerful gaming all-in-one
You don’t often associate gaming PCs with all-in-ones, but with its new IdeaCentre Y910, Lenovo is doing just that. Often times, all-in-ones feature middle of the road hardware in an effort to strike a good balance between size, thickness, and power. That’s not the case with the Y910, as tries to pack as much high-end hardware it can into a … Continue reading...
How ILM built, and destroyed, one of the largest sets ever for ‘Deepwater Horizon’
Peter Berg's Deepwater Horizon combined one of the biggest sets of all time with high-tech fire created from practical and digital effects to produce an Oscar-nominated disaster film. The post How ILM built, and destroyed, one of the largest sets ever for ‘Deepwater Horizon’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
Two brothers are obsessively filming every national park, with spectacular results
Will and Jim Pattiz just released their tenth national park video. What began as a passion project is now a self-sustaining creative business for the brothers. The post Two brothers are obsessively filming every national park, with spectacular results appeared first on Digital Trends.
We tried IMAX VR, and it left us excited as hell (and weak in the knees)
This week, IMAX unveiled its new plans for the future of VR, the IMAX VR Experience Centre. As part of a potential global rollout, the new facility lets anyone try out VR, with plans for exclusive content and innovative new VR technology. The post We tried IMAX VR, and it left us excited as hell (and weak in the knees) appeared first on Digital Trends....
Samsung chief’s arrest, bribery, corruption, scandal, and a horse (Made Easy)
Samsung is involved in an alleged bribery scandal that includes the president of South Korea, $36m in funds, and an equestrian horse. The scandal involves Samsung’s de-facto leader Lee Jae-yong (aka Jay Y. Lee), the grandson of the founder of the company*. It also involves South Korean President Park Geun-hye and her suspension from power amid impeachment proceedings – also … Continue reading...
MWC 2017: The Huawei Honor 8 Pro with dual-camera might make its debut at the event this year
Rumour has it that Huawei’s Honor 8 Pro will make its debut at the Mobile World Congress 2017 (MWC) event in Barcelona, Spain, this month. The Honor 8 is available in India and globally. It’s pricing in India places it in direct competition with the OnePlus 3. The Honor 8 Pro is expected to be a premium variant of the existing Honor 8, reports Android Headlines. The report also adds the that Honor 8 Pro is likely to be the Chinese Honor V9. The V9 was recently spotted on Chinese tele...
2017 Lincoln Continental AWD Reserve Review: American Cheese
The 2017 Lincoln Continental had a strong start: indeed, few auto-show cars capture the spirit of their predecessors – and the attention of the buying public – like the 2015 Continental Concept did. Unapologetic in its lavishly-chromed exterior and purple shag-pile cabin, it was far from the milquetoast sedans that had ill-borne the Continental name up until their demise in … Continue reading...
It’s tough to trust a smart smoke alarm, but Roost and Nest Protect won me over
Smart smoke alarms offer benefits like letting you silence a false alarm before the device starts blaring and getting notifications about dying batteries. As long as you buy a battery-operated one, it’s a great addition to a smart apartment. The post It’s tough to trust a smart smoke alarm, but Roost and Nest Protect won me over appeared first on Digital Trends....
Robots and AI are coming for our jobs, but can augmentation save us from automation?
The Fourth Industrial Revolution will transform the job market, eliminating over five million jobs in the next five years. So what do we, as humans, do? Augment ourselves. The post Robots and AI are coming for our jobs, but can augmentation save us from automation? appeared first on Digital Trends.