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Audi R5

Yes, it's true, Neill Blomkamp of District 9 fame is set to direct MGM's upcoming RoboCop reboot, set for release in 2019 - 2020, and this Audi R5 Concept by Maik Muller would fit right into the film. Featuring air intakes up front, in the back, and even on top of the vehicle, while covers make it appear to be gliding on the roads. There's no need for a normal glass windshield, as the car is fully autonomous, so all windows are completely opaque and armored. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Ciao Piggy Bank

Digital coin banks are nothing new, but the "Ciao Piggy Bank" puts a high-tech twist on it. Simply put, this coin bank does not take actual money, but rather SD cards, as it's essentially a wireless solid state storage device that stores all your SD card data without requiring a computer. When you need to access the data, you can either do so wirelessly, or with a USB cable that connects it to your computer. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Tauro Electric Hypercar

When Bugatti Chiron meets the futuristic Lamborghini Terzo Millennio, you get this sleek all-electric Tauro hypercar. Featuring a limitless range, thanks to multi-level lithium-ion battery recharge systems (kinetic brakes, wind gills, solar and magnetic recharge), a fully self-healing ultralight biometric titanium carbon 'shark skin' for superior strength, and magnetic propulsion rims / wheels designed for speeds of up to 350mph. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Honda CyberRace

Photo credit: Frederic Le Schiellour

The Honda CyberRace by automotive designer Frederic Le Schiellour gives us a glimpse at what Formula 1 cars could look like in 2088, complete with a racetrack built 10-meters above ground, connected between buildings. The vehicle itself boasts 6 cylindrical wheels hidden behind square arches and wheel covers. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Sony Xperia Flex Foldable Smartphone

It's only a matter of time until smartphone with flexible designs hit the market, and Sony's Xperia Flex could be one of them. Featuring a 6.2" 4K OLED display, Snapdragon 855 processor, 8GB of RAM, up to 512GB of internal storage, dual rear cameras (19MP + 12MP sensors), and a body that can be folded in half. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Galaxy X Samsung

The Samsung Galaxy X will be officially revealed sooner than later, but for now, there are only rumors swirling, with the latest being that the handset is going to feature a giant 6,000 mAh battery unit by Samsung SDI that can actually be folded. Why is this significant? Well, traditional lithium-ion batteries are quite dangerous when punctured or physically damaged, but this flexible battery could be much more rugged. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale

The Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale is a mid-engined sports car built by Italian car manufacturer Alfa Romeo, and only 18 examples were produced between 1967 and 1969. The prototype (chassis No. 10533.01) was sold to private Gallery Abarth, Japan. The second magnesium bodied Stradale prototype (chassis No. 10533.12) and the five concept cars are now part of the Alfa Romeo Museum. Automotive designer Patrick Pieplow has reimagined this vehicle as a modern electric supercar, one that can take on the Tesla Roadster. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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iPhone IQ

Let's face it, the iPhone isn't exactly designed with ergonomics in mind, but industrial designer "Steel Drake" aims to change that with the iPhone IQ. It draws inspiration from a pebble, and features rounded edges, a curved display / back, as well as a single rear camera to keep things simple. Continue reading for more pictures.

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DSD Golem SUV

DSD Design & Motorsport partnered with students at the Master of Transportation Design Universidad Politecnica de Valencia in Spain to create the Golem, 1:1 scale concept that will eventually become a limited run model. It's described as a "brutal all-terrain vehicle" powered by a V8 engine that generates 700 hp, mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission and a four-wheel drive system. Continue reading for more pictures, another video and additional information.

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ARVOW Smartphone Three Displays

Photo credit: Samar Marzouk

Several dual-screen smartphones have already hit the market, but we've yet to see a model with three displays, or at least a non-concept, to be revealed. The Sony ARVOW just might be the first, as not only does this device have a triple screen setup, but when not in use, you can just fold it in half, using the top and bottom for notifications. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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