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Breaking down Super Bowl LVIII - feat. Christopher Walken's BMW and Taylor Swift

12 Feb 2024 2 minute read 4 comments LeftFooted

The first thing you need to know about the Super Bowl LVIII is the main star this year was Taylor Swift, who is of course famous for being NOT a sports star or an athlete. But, just a few months ahead of the Super Bowl, rumours that Taylor Swift was...

Elon Musk is facing fierce competition from Porsche, but not where you think

5 Feb 2024 1 minute read 0 comments LeftFooted

Elon Musk runs Tesla, SpaceX, Twitter / X, The Boring Company, X.AI and Neuralink. Each one of these companies operates in a clear domain, with the exception of the Boring Company, which produces a bunch of different things with no real rhyme or rea...

There are two things that worry me about the Apple Vision Pro

3 Feb 2024 1 minute read 4 comments LeftFooted

I had the chance a rudimentary, early VR headset about ten years ago thanks to a friend who works in the gaming industry and it was absolute fire. And again, this is ten years ago. In tech terms, that's an eon. So there's no doubt in mind that the...

Another 'Tesla killer' gets injured

13 Dec 2023 1 minute read 6 comments LeftFooted

Media outlets should stop using the expression 'Tesla killer'. In fact, they should probably stop using this metaphor completely. There are two reasons for that. First, it's overused and abused. It no longer works. It no longer sounds good, or fun,...

Samsung and Maison Margiela launch a Galaxy Z Flip that looks awesome, but there's one potential issue

26 Nov 2023 1 minute read 0 comments LeftFooted

Launched in 2020 as a spin-off, foldable model for the Galaxy series, the Flip is one of Samsung's most interesting and most expensive phones. Now, Samsung teamed up with fashion designer Maison Margiela for a phone that looks even better. I used t...

Electric Mini Cooper S JWC spotted in Germany

15 Nov 2023 1 minute read 0 comments LeftFooted

Mini is going all-electric from 2025 and this, the car you see here, is going to be the top of the line electric bullet. It's the new Mini Cooper S JCW, except it is powered entirely by electricity. The petrol-powered JCW delivers 228 horsepower so...

Tesla may sue you if you flip your Cybertruck... or not

15 Nov 2023 1 minute read 0 comments LeftFooted

Literally less than a day ago, Tesla announced it was ready to sue customers for flipping their low-vin Cybertruck. Mind you, the American automaker has now done a complete 180 and removed all references to 'flipping' the truck from its press materi...

Thinking of flipping your Cybertruck? Think again

13 Nov 2023 1 minute read 0 comments LeftFooted

Soon-to-be Cybertruck owners might be tempted to flip their Cybertruck for a profit. Don't do that. Probably not a smart idea. Supercar makers routinely do what they can to prevent buyers from doing this, usually with a no-resale clause, but this is...

The Honda Prelude is back! But there's a catch

26 Oct 2023 1 minute read 0 comments LeftFooted

It's back! The Honda Prelude is back. And it's a hybrid, not an EV. However, there's a couple of things that got me worried. First, this is a concept, and yes a production model should follow, according to Honda, but the question is WH...

This Tesla Model S has been to the moon and back

15 Oct 2023 1 minute read 0 comments LeftFooted

An old-ish, robust diesel is usually considered the best option if you wanna buy a car and drive it till the end of time. But the truth of the matter, and we'll see more of this in the future, electric cars are also great at that. Electric cars...