Final Ferrari LaFerrari hybrid supercar sells for $9.9 million at auction

Why it matters to you This is probably the last LaFerrari that will ever be built. Of the “holy trinity” of hybrid supercars, the Ferrari LaFerrari wins the prize for longevity. While production of the McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 Spyder wrapped up some time ago, Ferrari brought its high-performance hybrid back for an encore. Ferrari built one last LaFerrari Aperta convertible for a charity auction. It sold for 8.3 million euros ($9.9 million...
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Elon Musk unveils prototype for SpaceX astronaut suit with Crew Dragon capsule

Why it matters to you SpaceX and Boeing are going head-to-head to be first in space with an eventual mission to Mars on the horizon. Last month, Elon Musk sent out a teaser image of the slim new black-and-white spacesuit that will be used on the planned SpaceX mission to Mars. Today on Instagram, he shared a full-body picture of someone wearing the suit standing next to a prototype of the Crew Dragon capsule. The new image of what a SpaceX ...
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Find your fitness with our favorite health and fitness apps for Android

Why fork over your hard-earned cash on some newfangled wearable exercise gizmo when you’ve already got a smartphone stowed in your pocket? That compact computer hosts a multitude of sensors, and with the right selection of apps and a little discipline, it can be as powerful a workout companion as a dedicated trainer. Whether you’re looking to track your miles, find a little motivation, eat healthier, or simply make exercise slightly more en...
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Dell Inspiron 15 7000 (Late 2017) hands-on review

We didn’t love last year’s Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming Laptop . Despite showing a lot of promise, especially given its low price point, our testing revealed some glaring technical issues with the display. The screen was even a step back from . Dell’s next version of the Inspiron 15 seeks to fix the problem by offering better display options, more powerful hardware, and subdued design. While we won’t be able to say whether the Inspiron 15 h...
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With new owners and major changes, the Lily drone might fly after all

Why it matters to you The Lily brand hasn't exactly earned any trust, but a revised version of the flying camera is getting ready to launch under new ownership. The Lily drone went down in crowdfunding infamy after the flying camera maker that raised $34 million failed to actually manufacture and ship the drone — but now a new version of the Lily flying camera is about to hit the market. The Lily brand was purchased by the Mota Group earlie...
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Capcom’s classic ‘Puzzle Fighter’ goes free to play on mobile later this year

Why it matters to you For puzzle fans who spent hours in the arcades in the '90s, Puzzle Fighter will bring back some fond memories. At the PAX West show in Seattle this week, Capcom announced a new installment in its classic Puzzle Fighter series. The free-to-play mobile title is coming to Android, iPhone, and iPad later this year. This latest version lets you swap tiles and collect Capcom characters to use in melee battles against the com...
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Need to know how to back up your computer? Here’s how

With viruses, malware, and ransomware an ever present threat to modern internet users, it’s more important than ever that you know how to back up your computer. Making sure all of your most important files and folders are locked away somewhere safe means that should disaster strike, you have a plan to restore everything to how it was before. Backing up your system need not be daunting. There are many ways of doing it. Some are more effectiv...
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Mercedes-AMG has something big planned for the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Why it matters to you Reports so far indicate Mercedes will rewrite the rules for supercars at the Frankfurt Motor Show. What do a three-time Formula One champion, a 751-horsepower electric sports car, and a street-legal racer have in common? They’re all being used by Mercedes-Benz’s AMG division to tease a new performance model. AMG has produced two short videos to create hype for the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, where it is expected to unve...
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Scientists detect strange repeating radio burst on the other side of the cosmos

Why it matters to you This repeating radio burst observation may lead to a better understanding of this baffling cosmic phenomenon. It seems like every time we attempt to take a step toward better understanding our cosmos we are left with more questions than answers — a regular Bonini’s Paradox . Just a few years ago we didn’t even know that the cosmic phenomena known as fast radio bursts (FRB) — rare, bright, and inexplicable signals from ...
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It’s still business as usual at Uber as it rolls out new features for drivers

Why it matters to you Uber drivers are now getting some functions that passengers have already enjoyed for years. Even in the midst of its leadership change , Uber is putting its product first. On Monday, the ridesharing giant announced a series of new features that ought to please its ( potentially dwindling ) source of drivers. The latest changes, Uber says, are meant to improve the overall driver experience, and ought to “ensure control ...
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