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Toyota reportedly rethinks EV production plans, scraps some cars

Dec 1, 2022

(Pocket-lint) - Carmaker Toyota has reportedly had a change of heart, scrapping its existing electronic vehicle (EV) production plans and rethinking the whole project. If a new report is correct, Toyota is in the middle of a massive reworking of its EV plans that will see the company go back to the drawing board. It's thought that Toyota miscalculated demand for electric cars, a mistake that now means that it is poorly placed to deal with customer requirements and an ever-more competitive lands ...read more

How to Make the Flashlight Brighter on Your Phone

Dec 1, 2022

On an iPhone, long-press the Flashlight icon in the Control Center and use the slider to increase the brightness. On an Android phone, tap and hold the Flashlight icon in Quick Settings and use the slider to make it brighter. Can’t see things because your phone’s flashlight is just too dim? Good news—you can make your phone’s flashlight brighter than the default levels. We’ll show you how to use your phone’s built-in features to make it happen. Make the Flashlight Brighter on ...read more

Africa needs country-specific narratives for a clean energy future, says study

Dec 1, 2022

Country-specific differences of current energy systems and relative generation technology favourability in Africa. LCOEs are calculated as a function of cost, electricity yield and interest rates. We used average cost data from 2021, and derived country-specific solar electricity yields from the Global Solar Atlas solar insolation dataset. An insolation value was used in the LCOE calculation, which is matched or exceeded on at least 10,000 km2 of area in each country. We used country-sp ...read more

The Forgotten V12 Pontiac With A Firebird Body And Ferrari Soul

Dec 1, 2022

General Motors The automotive world is worse off without Pontiac. The brand was shuttered in 2010 but before its untimely demise, it was responsible for some truly special pieces of automotive history — not the least of which was the Pontiac GTO, one of the first-ever muscle cars. Pontiac also made a valiant effort into the compact sports car market with the mid-engine Fiero. It's hard to overstate the impact Pontiac had on the history of not only General Motors but cars as a ...read more

Fujifilm X-H2S review: A hybrid speedster

Dec 1, 2022

(Pocket-lint) - With the release of the X-H2S, Fujifilm has made one thing clear: it's tired of being overlooked by the video crowd. The mirrorless camera packs some serious video chops, including the ability to record ProRes 422 internally with no record time limits. At the same time, it maintains powerful photography features, including staggeringly fast burst shooting at up to 40fps. The question is whether it can compete with the likes of Sony, Canon and Panasonic, whose offerings have long ...read more

Don’t Switch to Spotify for the Cheap Prices Just Yet

Dec 1, 2022

Chubo – my masterpiece/Shutterstock.com With seemingly all music streaming services raising their prices, it was increasingly looking like Spotify was our last hope in terms of affordability. It might not stay that way for long, as Spotify is considering a price hike as well. Spotify’s CEO, Daniel Ek, confirmed that Spotify was considering a price bump for its subscriptions in the US, mentioning that a price hike is “one of the things we would like to do and it’s something we ...read more

Would-be crypto investors in Singapore could face risk awareness tests

Dec 1, 2022

The Monetary Authority of Singapore's proposals aim to protect cryptocurrency traders from losing large sums of cash. People looking to trade cryptocurrency in Singapore may soon have to take a test to prove they understand what they are getting into, the central bank said Wednesday, as it looks to prevent clueless investors from bankrupting themselves. The Asian finance hub has taken cautious steps to expand its digital assets market, but has warned against the risks from trading in ...read more

2023 Genesis Electrified G80 Review: The Drivetrain It Deserves

Dec 1, 2022

Chris Davies/SlashGear EDITORS' RATING: 9/10 Pros Handsome styling doesn't scream "I've gone green" Potent EV drivetrain is smooth and swift Cabin is class-leading Cons Range doesn't quite match key rivals Compromise on cabin and trunk space Limited availability is frustrating You can't accuse Genesis of shouting about the 2023 Electrified G80. The automaker's fully-electric sedan looks almost exactly like its gas-powered siblings, surreptitio ...read more

Best laptop deals: Top picks from budget to extreme

Dec 1, 2022

Finding the right laptop is like looking for a needle in the haystack. It’s overwhelming and, at times, annoying. How much storage will you need? What about display size and battery life? If you’re treading water in a sea of choices, we’ll throw you a metaphorical life preserver. In other words, we’ve done a lot of the heavy lifting for you. Whether you’re looking for a lightning fast gaming rig or a portable 2-in-1, we’ve got a plethora of different laptops ...read more

Compar.ai — AI Powered Content Analyses - Find out what Sticks

Dec 1, 2022

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