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Keyport Slide 2.0 Review

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ity the poor keychain — neglected, ignored and unloved. But what is a keychain today other than just a mechanism designed to scratch the smartphone sharing the same pocket? So that’s where the Keyport Slide 2.0 differs: it’s a modern means for carrying and accessing keys as well as 21st...

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The 2014 BMW 4 Series Debuts At $41,425

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True, it’s not a surprise BMW is bringing out a replacement for their much beloved 3 Series coupe, and fans were less than enthused at the idea of any changes to their beloved quasi-sports car. In this particular case, though, it’s a case of a great car getting better. The...

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2014 Volkswagen XL1 Hybrid Achieves 261MPG

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Volkswagen’s designs are becoming very futuristic as seen with their 2014 XL1 Hybrid, which also boasts better fuel economy, in addition to its good looks. The exterior borrows some design cues from the Audi R8, while still maintaining a typical hybrid feel to it. But fuel saving technology is the...

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2013 BMW 750Li Review

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There are few cars that say “you’ve arrived”.  Make no mistake, I’m not referring to the physical being of arriving.  I’m referring to your  financial success.  And nothing probably says this better than BMW’s 7-series. BMW’s 7-series is offered in a variety of variants, which include an ActiveHybrid 7, the...

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Mercedes Intros CLA Class; said to be $30,000

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Luxury cars have one major drawback: their price.  Cracking that conundrum, or at least attempting to do so, is Mercedes’ all new CLA. The CLA has been described as a mixture of the company’s overseas A class and the available-here-in-the-US CLS.  Regardless of where Mercedes drew the inspiration, this is...

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2013 Chevrolet Spark EV (pics/video)

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Chevy’s Spark minicar is becoming an electric vehicle come 2013, which is GM’s first full EV since their EV1. The Spark EV joins Chey’s growing electric vehicles that includes the Volt extended-range EV and the 2013 Malibu Eco with eAssist technology. Chevy plans to start out the new EV model...

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Evatran Wireless Car Charging Coming Soon To The Chevy Volt

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Wireless charging, while not truly wireless in some respects, has emerged for a variety of consumer products thanks to companies such as Powermat.  Unfortunately, there selection of goods is limited to handheld items, which makes logical sense since these tend to be the products that are often used and thus...

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LEGO Porsche is Fully Operational (video)

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This to scale LEGO Porsche 911 is absolutely insane.  The roof is not only retractable but motorized, the hood can be opened by pulling a lever from the interior, the doors have real locks and that’s just barely scratching the surface.  Your best bet is to checkout the YouTube video...

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EconoDriver Review

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[Rating: 4.5/5] Pros: Precisely relays information regarding driving relative to fuel economy Easy to use and setup Cons: Bulky, too big for some keychains Gas is expensive. I remember a time when I couldn’t spend more than $20 filling up the gas tank. Heck, it was almost a game, trying...

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ThinkGeek’s Power Bullet Charger

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Not too sure why it’s called the Power Bullet Charger, but it actually looks like a decent product.  Effectively allowing you to eliminate a charger from your stockpile, the Power Bullet Charger has both a wall charger and a car charger in the same build. Also housing a dual USB...