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Mercedes EQXX drive, hypermiling the 750-mile solar prototype engineers want to build

There’s exactly one Mercedes EQXX in existence, and we had the good fortune to be able to drive it around a test track in Southern Germany this week. This is a special car for a number of reasons, but in a nutshell, it is a 100kWh ultra high efficiency EV with a slippery .17 coefficient …

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Smart contact lens prototype puts a Micro LED display on top of the eye

Smart contact lens prototype puts a Micro LED display on top of the eye

Enlarge / Smart contact lenses don’t work quite this easily yet. Since 2015, a California-based company called Mojo Vision has been developing smart contact lenses. Like smart glasses, the idea is to put helpful AR graphics in front of your eyes to help accomplish daily tasks. Now, a functioning prototype brings us closer to seeing …

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Pixel 7 Pro rumored to have brighter display than Pixel 6 Pro; other specs discovered on prototype

Pixel 7 Pro rumored to have brighter display than Pixel 6 Pro; other specs discovered on prototype

The Pixel 7 Pro display is supposed to have the same 1440 x 3120 resolution as the screen on the Pixel 6 Pro, and the same 10Hz-120Hz refresh rate found on the 2021 models. According to Esper Technical Editor Mishaal Rahman, who tweeted this information, one difference between the Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 7 …

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Mark Zuckerberg showed these prototype headsets to build support for his $10 billion metaverse bet

Mark Zuckerberg showed these prototype headsets to build support for his $10 billion metaverse bet

The company formerly known as Facebook is going to spend $10 billion this year on research and development on virtual reality and augmented reality technologies, including computerized glasses or headsets. On Monday, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed off how much progress the social media company has made towards that goal by revealing many of the …

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2023 BMW M2 Prototype First Drive Review: Wet, Hot German Stunner

The Salzburgring, outside of (you guessed it) Salzburg, Austria, is little more than a 2.6-mile rubber band draped across an Alpine foothill. Two straights, linked together by complex right-hand turns at each end, mean that even the occasional chicane (sprinkled in for variety, probably) doesn’t slow the 53-year-old track down much. What does slow the …

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