The XFR-S Sportbrake packs Coventry's ubiquitous 5.0-liter supercharged V8 engine boasting 542 horsepower and 502 pound-feet of torque. From 0 to 60 in just 4.6 seconds and an electronically limited top speed of 186 miles per hour. Other features include an eight-speed transmission with Jag's Quickshift technology, Active electronic differential and Dynamic Stability Control, various aerodynamic upgrades, a carbon fiber diffuser, and 20-inch forged alloy wheels. New XFR-S Sportbrake priced at £82,495 in UK, is available to order from 01 April 2014. More images jump more.
The Samsung Gear Fit has a 1.84-inch curved AMOLED screen, a dust- and water-resistant wearable companion offers a pedometer, exercise, and heart rate functionality as well as smartphone notifications (SMS, E-Mail, Calls) and has a battery life of up to 5 days.
Mission Control Desk created by Jeff High Smith. "My older son recently started school and needed his own desk for doing homework. I wanted to make something nicer than a simple tabletop with legs, and realized that I could also build in a bit of fun for when the homework is finished. Both my boys and I still had space travel on our minds from our summer trip to Kennedy Space Center. For this desk project, I decided to go with a NASA theme. I researched the Apollo Program as well as NASA’s Mission Control Center, and designed my own console roughly based on those. I say “roughly” because the actual Mission Control does more monitoring than controlling, and isn’t awash in the whiz-bang rocket noises young kids appreciate. I took great liberties and made more of a “space-themed” play console than an accurate simulator. My goal was simply to provide some extra ideas and sound effects for my two sons to play “space” together."
Did you know that it's possible for a human to do a loop-the-loop on foot? PepsiMax sponsored the daredevil's attempt, providing him with a human-sized loop the loop in an abandoned warehouse. After working the math out -- he needed to be going 8.6 mph at the top, cool
Samsung unveiled its next flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S5. Features include a 1080p 5.1 inch screen, 2.5GHz Snapdragon 800 processor with 2GB of RAM, 16 Megapixel Camera, 16/32GB of storage and a fingerprint scanner. It also comes with a swappable back cover, microSD slot and removable 2,800mAh battery. [ Updated: Add a video of Samsung Galaxy S5 ]