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What to expect from new Toyota Prius

Toyota introduced the second generation of its renowned Prius hybrid in India way back in 2010. The hybrid struggled to electrify the Indian car buyers and saw a dismal sales story. But now, with the Camry hybrid making a name in the country, the Prius may just make a comeback soon along with the impending Corolla Altis facelift. The new ... Read More »

US House approves new privacy protections for email and the cloud

The U.S. House of Representatives approved on Monday the Email Privacy Act, which would require law enforcement agencies to get court-ordered warrants to search email and other data stored with third parties for longer than six months. The House approved the bill by voice vote, and it now goes the Senate for consideration. The Email Privacy Act would update a 31-year-old law ... Read More »

Volvo’s new compact XC40 spied on test

Volvo’s SUV and crossover range is about to be expanded with the help of a new member, the compact XC40. The XC40, which was recently previewed by a concept with the same moniker, has been spied with a long tele lens hence the hazy spy pictures. This new small crossover model is scheduled to make its debut at this year’s ... Read More »

Gionee F5 is a new 5.3″ mid-ranger

The Gionee F5 has just been unveiled and it’s already available in China. The mid-range smartphone leaked last December courtesy of TENAA, so we knew what to expect, but Gionee still managed to surprise us. The F5 is now available in gold and rose gold paintjobs in China. The phone packs a 5.3″ IPS display of 720p resolution and runs ... Read More »

New Kia K9 spotted testing for the first time

Kia K9 (or K900 for America) is the flagship sedan from the Korean manufacturer which was introduced 2012. And after a few yearly updates, Kia has decided to work with the new generation of its flagship. Spotted for the first time undergoing cold-climate tests in northern Scandinavia, the Kia K9 is expected to be unveiled by the end of this ... Read More »

Windows 10’s Creators Update bug bash begins, signalling an end to new feature releases

On Friday, Microsoft announced the launch of its “bug bash” for the Windows 10 Creators Update, a sign that it’s beginning to slowly wind down its development process before it finally releases the next major version of Windows. Historically, Microsoft begins each iteration of its milestone Windows 10 releases by fixing a few last-minute bugs from the previous version. It ... Read More »

New Concept build for Sony Xperia X brings ambient display, other changes

As part of its Concept for Android program, Sony has pushed out a new update to participating Xperia X units. Arriving as version 38.3.A.0.94, the update brings along several changes, including ambient display. The ambient display feature allows your phone screen to wake up whenever there’s a new notification. The feature can be enabled/disabled through the ‘Ambient display’ option in ... Read More »

New Kia K9 spotted testing for the first time

Kia K9 (or K900 for America) is the flagship sedan from the Korean manufacturer which was introduced 2012. And after a few yearly updates, Kia has decided to work with the new generation of its flagship. Spotted for the first time undergoing cold-climate tests in northern Scandinavia, the Kia K9 is expected to be unveiled by the end of this ... Read More »

Plex’s new Amazon Echo support lets you control your home theater with your voice

Plex is getting into the home automation game. The popular media management software just announced it now has an Alexa skill, as well as smart home features that turns off the lights or post a message in Slack based on an action you take with Plex. MENTIONED IN THIS ARTICLE Amazon Echo TECHHIVE RATING $179.99MSRP $179.99 VIEW on Amazon Amazon’s ... Read More »

Audi introduces options to embed matte lettering and graphics on new R8

Audi has taken OEM customization to the next level by offering options to embed matte lettering and graphics on the new R8. The option enables virtually any lettering or graphics to be precisely blasted into the painted surface of the R8’s side blades. According to Audi, a special powder roughens the clear lacquer on the surface to a depth of ... Read More »