BMW is giving classic Minis an electrified and recharged future

BMW is giving classic Minis an electrified and recharged future

No, we’re not talking about the Mini Cooper SE based on the new Mini Hatch that parent company BMW unveiled in the 2000s. We’re referring to the Mk I to Mk VII Mini Cooper on sale from 1959, the original classic Mini. In its latest press release, BMW has launched the Mini Recharged project aimed at existing Mini owners who want to convert their vintage, gas-powered mini cars to an all-electric model.

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Leaked Google Pixel foldable clues point to a more affordable gadget

Leaked Google Pixel foldable clues point to a more affordable gadget

There is no denying that Google has been toying around with the idea of a foldable smartphone for a while now. Through 2021, we heard multiple reports of the company working on a much-talked-about device that even received an unoriginal name; the 'Pixel Foldable.' Towards the end of 2021, reports came in indicating that Google was no longer pursuing a foldable strategy and that the Pixel Foldable was essentially dead. This even prompted 88gadget.info' Admin 3 to pen an op-ed elaborating why it would be a missed opportunity for Google, and the larger Android ecosystem.

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The Reason Microwaves Were Originally Invented

The Reason Microwaves Were Originally Invented

Microwaves are a handy invention, which is why around 90% of American households now own one, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The appliances have a long history, too. Initially, microwave units were heavy, expensive, and mostly found in trains, ships, and restaurants where food was regularly cooked for a large number of people. Per Quartz, the less-bulky and cheaper models for the home were only developed in 1955.

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Molekule Air Pro update turns on air purifier’s secret sensors

Molekule Air Pro update turns on air purifier’s secret sensors

Molekule's Air Pro is unlocking some hidden talents, with a software update activating a handful of new sensors along with making the air purifier more responsive in auto mode. The upgrade - which will be free to existing Air Pro owners - comes amid increasing attention being paid to air quality, both from those who suffer allergies and anybody with an understandable concern right now about airborne viruses.

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Mercedes sees Luminar eyes in its self-driving cars

Mercedes sees Luminar eyes in its self-driving cars

Mercedes-Benz has taken a major step forward in its efforts to produce self-driving cars, partnering with Luminar to include the latter's Iris lidar technology in Mercedes-Benz vehicles. The partnership will give the company a significant technological advantage over some of its rivals while helping it build on the success it has already enjoyed in the self-driving market.

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New Chromecast device leak hints at cheaper Google TV option

New Chromecast device leak hints at cheaper Google TV option

With Google juggling so many platforms, it's not easy to keep track of them, much less figure out which one will eventually get axed. This is even more uncertain on the entertainment and multimedia side, where Google has already retired a few services and platforms in the past years. Even the old Chromecast is not safe, with the advent of the Android-powered Google TV. Now it seems that Google might also be shifting away from the Chromecast's standard design, depending on which rumor you're willing to give credence to.

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What is HDMI 2.1a and how is it different from HDMI 2.1?

What is HDMI 2.1a and how is it different from HDMI 2.1?

Technology is always evolving and that includes the tech we use to connect our streaming players to our televisions. HDMI has become a staple in homes that play video games or watch TV. As this tech evolves, though, it has become more and more confusing. In fact, the most recent update to HDMI 2.1a has created even more confusion. What exactly is HDMI 2.1a and how is it different from the previously released HDMI 2.1?

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Mars’ hidden water store looks like a mirage

Mars’ hidden water store looks like a mirage

Those who dream of possibly terraforming Mars for human habitation have placed a lot of hope on the Red Planet currently containing water, as it would lend validity to the theory that it could continue to retain water (and an atmosphere) under the right conditions. However, a new study from researchers at both the University of Texas and University Grenoble Alpes, published by Geophysical Research Letters in AGU Journals (American Geophysical Union), suggests that what scientists thought was water may not actually be, well, water.

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Microsoft’s original Surface Duo foldable finally gets Android 11

Microsoft’s original Surface Duo foldable finally gets Android 11

Microsoft has finally released the Android 11 update for the original Surface Duo. The foldable smartphone was meant to get the update in 2021, but Microsoft missed that original deadline. Now, though, Surface Duo owners will finally be able to take advantage of the changes that Android 11 brings to the foldable.

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New Pokemon Legends: Arceus overview trailer shows off even more gameplay

New Pokemon Legends: Arceus overview trailer shows off even more gameplay

We're just a few days out from the release of Pokemon Legends: Arceus. This title is something of a departure from previous games in the Pokemon series, so if you need an introduction to the central mechanics of Pokemon Legends: Arceus, you've landed on the right article. Today, Nintendo published an overview trailer for Pokemon Legends: Arceus, and it goes over how players will interact with Pokemon in the game.

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Is a space elevator possible using today’s technology?

Is a space elevator possible using today’s technology?

One of the biggest challenges to space travel is escaping Earth's orbit. Whether it be traveling to an orbital space station, going to the moon, or setting out for other planets, breaking free of Earth's orbit is the first, and biggest, step.

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Neabot NoMo N2 Robot Vacuum Cleaner Review

Neabot NoMo N2 Robot Vacuum Cleaner Review

Robot vacuum cleaners have become so common and widely available that it's harder than ever for smaller, newer players to stand out from the competition. Some have tried to employ gimmicks to get their products noticed, while others have tried to tempt consumers with cheaper prices. Not all of these methods work, however, and some people are left with buyer's remorse over their purchase. Despite this, there's no shortage of new contenders claiming to check all the right boxes, including the Neabot NoMo N2 robo-vacuum, which we recently put to the test.

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