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BMW 8-Series

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The concept was revealed months ago (above video), but new spy shots appear to show the production BMW 8-Series, which could make its debut this year. There will be several models, but the 850i (top) may be powered by a 4.4L TwinPower Turbo V8 engine that generates 445 hp and 479 lb-ft of torque. Continue reading for another picture and more information.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus

The Samsung Galaxy S9 will look nearly identical to its predecessor, according to analysts, and the main difference will be a relocated fingerprint sensor in a central location on the back. Plus, the company is also adding a secondary rear camera for the S9+. You can also expect a near bezel-less Infinity Display, while the heartbeat and camera flash module will be placed to the right of the rear camera. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Samsung W2018

In addition to its main 4.2" full HD AMOLED front display and secondary 4.2-inch full HD inner display, the Samsung W2018 flip smartphone sports a 12-megapixel rear camera with f/1.5 aperture. What does this mean? You'll be able to capture sharp images in low light much better than rival smartphones, and it has a front-facing 5-megapixel camera to boot. Best of all, the software automatically detects when there's enough light and switches to f/2.4 to capture more of the background. One caveat: it's expected to retail for more than $3,000. Continue reading for another hands-on video and more information.

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Galaxy S9 Official

Samsung's Galaxy S8 may have just hit the shelves just months ago, but analysts say that the company has already started production of next year's flagship: the Galaxy S9. It will feature a 5.8" / 6.2" QHD+ Super AMOLED curved display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (US) / Samsung Exynos (UK) processor, Cat 18 LTE support (1.2Gbps download speeds), a display embedded fingerprint scanner, dual rear-facing cameras, Bixby AI assistant with dedicated button, and USB-C connectivity. Continue reading for another picture and more information.

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iPad X

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According to insiders, Apple will release a new iPad that features a 10.5" display, complete with an improved Apple Pencil. Similar to the iPhone X, this updated tablet offers a trimmed bottom bezel near the device's edge to offer a more immersive screen that fills nearly the entire front display, and unfortunately, will also have the notch up top where the True Depth cameras will be for Face ID. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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One Plus 5T

Set to be officially revealed at a press event on November 16th, the One Plus 5T is one track to become the company's next flagship smartphone. Featuring a 6" Quad HD display (18:9 aspect ratio), dual rear cameras, with the first being a 20MP F/1.6 aperture and the other, a 16MP with F/2.6 aperture, a Snapdragon 835 processor, Adreno 540 GPU, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, all running on Android 8.0 Oreo at launch. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Mazda Vision Coupe

The sleek Mazda Vision Coupe Concept has leaked ahead of the Tokyo Motor Show. While not much is known on the performance side, this four-door vehicle does offer a high-performance Brembo braking system, quad-tailpipe sports exhaust system, a panoramic glass roof, hidden door handles, and metallic accents. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Nokia 9 Smartphone

Just months away from its official release, this new video shows the Nokia 9 with an edge-to-edge 3D glass display, which means there will be no capacitive touch buttons, but rather virtual touch-buttons. Other features include: a Snapdragon 835 processor, dual-lens camera with Carl Zeiss optics, 8GB of RAM, but no headphone jack. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Apple Self-Driving Car

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It's only a matter of time before Apple officially unveils their self-driving car project, but just this week, one of their test vehicles was spotted in the wild with 6 Velodyne LIDAR sensors, multiple radar units, and a host of cameras. This clip was captured by MacCallister Higgins, who just so happens to be the co-founder of self-driving startup Voyage. Continue reading for the video and more information.

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Toyota GR-HV

The Toyota GR-HV Sports Concept has leaked ahead of its public debut at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show later this month. Unlike other sports cars in its class, this one features a hybrid powertrain that pushes power to the rear wheels through an automatic transmission that can also be put in six-speed manual mode at the push of a button. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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