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MiniBig Amphibious Trailer

MiniBig looks like a normal trailer, but this one can be fitted with an outboard engine, transforming it into a functional boat. Simply park it on water, switch on the engine, and then sail off with up to three people comfortably. Want to stay overnight? You can easily and quickly configure the layout for sleeping. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Ford F-Vision Future Truck

The Tesla Semi won't be the only all-electric semi truck on the road, as the Ford F-Vision Future Truck is right around the corner after making its official debut at the Hannover Motor Show. Created by Ford Otosan in Turkey, it has an all-electric powertrain and a Level 4 semi-autonomous driving system, enabling the truck to drive itself in emergency situations. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Peugeot e-Legend Concept

The Peugeot e-Legend Concept is set to be unveiled at the Paris Motor Show next month, and this all-electric vehicle draws inspiration from the classic 504 coupe and combines it with modern technologies. Beneath its sleek chassis, you'll find electric motors and 100 kWh of batteries that generate a combined output of 456 horsepower and 590 lb-ft (800 Nm) of torque, enabling it to hit 62 mph in under four seconds, while topping out at 137 mph. Even more impressive, it has a driving range of 373 miles on a single charge, with 311 miles being unlocked by spending only 25-minutes at a rapid induction charger. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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AmazonBasics Microwave Alexa

The AmazonBasics line has just gotten larger with a new Alexa-enabled microwave that will be priced at $59.99 and released on November 14th. Unlike traditional microwaves, this one offers voice-activated presets using Alexa wake phrases and then a duration, or just simply say what you're cooking, like "popcorn". Speaking of popcorn, Alexa automatically keeps track of how many times you've said the phrase "Alexa, make popcorn" and then re-orders when you're running low, or simply push the integrated popcorn Dash button. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Galaxy S7 Explodes

Photo credit: Rokhana

This isn't the first time a Samsung smartphone has either caught fire or exploded, but is definitely one of the most recent incidents. Reddit user "Rokhana" from Morocco reported that this Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge was in their back pocket before being taken out to snap a photo, but it suddenly froze and then shut down. After it failed to turn back on, the user laid it down on their kitchen countertop and decided to try again later, but a "couple seconds after putting it down the whole thing spontaneously went up in flames." Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Nissan Navara Dark Sky Concept

Unveiled this week at the Hannover Motor Show, Nissan's Navara Dark Sky Concept is based on the production Navara pickup and features a custom trailer housing an ultra-high-power PlaneWave telescope. Other features include: a light bar, special red lighting to lower light pollution around the telescope for better viewing, and an upgraded Nissan ProPilot Assist system for improved off-road performance that enables it to scan surrounding terrain for an ideal trailer parking spot. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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GoPro Hero 7 Black

The GoPro HERO7 Black has officially been unveiled, and for those who have always wanted more social features in an action camera, you're in luck. With HyperSmooth stabilization, users get gimbal quality video, without the gimbal, while a new intelligent photo mode delivers brilliant images automatically. Fire up the GoPro app, and live streaming lets you share every moment as you live it. A new SuperPhoto mode intelligently applies HDR, local tone mapping or noise reduction to optimize your shots. Product page. Continue reading for two more videos, hands-on pictures and additional information.

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Jaguar I-Type 3 Formula E

Next-generation Formula E cars are here, and one of the first to be unveiled is Jaguar's I-TYPE 3, which is 25% more powerful than its predecessor. The new powertrain generates up to 250 kW, or roughly 330 hp, and has in excess of 800 new parts compared to the outgoing model, good for a 0-62MPH time of 2.8 seconds. Plus, it has an "attack mode" that boosts the power when a driver wants to overtake a rival. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.

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iPhone Xs Line

Photo credit: Isaiah Photo

The iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max will both hit Apple Stores on Friday, September 21st, but at least one person has already started lining up to get one on launch day. Meet Isaiah Stofferahn from Houston, Texas who is currently camping out in front of the Highland Village Apple Store. "Brought a lawn chair, you need to have it. Brought an umbrella because of the heat and that sun. I also have a jetboil with me, got some water. But the people here at the Apple Store are pretty cool. They provided some water for me when I needed it, too. I have some Mac and Cheese," said Stofferahn. Continue reading to see day two of his adventures.

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Jaguar Intelligent Pod

This is not an early April Fools' Day joke, Jaguar Land Rover has fitted their intelligent pods with virtual eyes for the sole reason of having the vehicle communicate with pedestrians. They are designed to look at pedestrians using the crosswalk, acknowledge their presence, and hopefully making them feel more comfortable crossing the road in front of driverless cars. Continue reading for another video about these pods by Aurrigo and more information.

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