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BIGGEST IPHONE 6 LEAK YET: iPhone 6 mock-up based on leaked schematics captured on video

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Following the numerous leaks that offered plenty of pictures detailing the new iPhone 6 design, including photos of alleged iPhone 6 mock-ups, Nowherelese found a short hands-on video with a dummy iPhone 6 unit from China, showing a mock-up of the device from all angles. The dummy model is supposedly based on real iPhone 6 schematics that leaked some time ago.

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Partnership Gives TWR Funny Car a Rottler Makeover

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Rottler Manufacturing, a leading maker of machinery used in all facets of the performance engine-building arena, has joined Team Wilkerson Racing as a technology partner for the 2014 season. In addition, Rottler will be the featured focus on a special-edition Shelby Mustang body during the 2014 O’Reilly Auto Parts Northwest Nationals, at Pacific Raceways. The special wrap will include images of three Rottler machines, the company’s corporate logo, the Levi, Ray & Shoup logo, as well as that of Summit Racing Equipment. The company is located in Seattle.

Tim Wilkerson, owner/tuner/driver of the Levi, Ray & Shoup Funny Car, added a Rottler SG9M, a seat and guide machine for cylinder heads, to the team’s machine shop in 2013, as well as a VR7 mobile valve refacer in the team’s transporter. This year Wilk and his team will add a Rottler F79A, a multipurpose machine used in performance engine building and servicing. Wilk’s favorable impression of Rottler’s products led to further discussions which eventually led to this marketing and technology partnership.

“They make fantastic machines that we need in-house if we’re going to remain contenders on the NHRA Mello Yello tour,” Wilk said. “Our machine shop is a busy place, and we’re able to do our own work instead of having to ship our parts off to be serviced or rebuilt. It’s a really important asset for us, but the thing that impressed me the most was getting to know the Rottler story, which dates all the way back to 1923 when Clarence Rottler founded the company to make portable boring bars. It has remained in the Rottler family since that day, and it’s the largest facility in the USA that’s dedicated to making machines for the automotive aftermarket.

“Our team stopped at the Rottler shop last year, before the Seattle race, and our fascination with the machines they make was kind of mirrored by their fascination with our LRS Funny Car, which led to talking about how we could help them build more business in the racing world. Their customers are engine builders and racers, and the NHRA tour is full of exactly that group of people. This really is one of those mutually beneficial relationships we always talk about, and our goal is to help them build their business in our sport.”

Anthony Usher, Rottler’s Vice President of Sales, was the driving force behind creating this marketing partnership, and he considers it exactly that.

“We’ve never done anything quite like this before, but we’re very excited moving forward with Tim Wilkerson and his Funny Car team, and we have a great vision for this to be a longterm relationship,” Usher said. “We have a number of parallel goals for this partnership. One is to create new business opportunities with NHRA racers and high performance engine builders. Another is to utilize Tim’s car on the NHRA Mello Yello tour as a very big stage for proving and promoting our products. And finally, we aim to be a real contributor to Team Wilkerson’s success. Nothing would make us prouder than to be a part of this team when Tim wins a Mello Yello championship.”

The Rottler logo will be prominently featured on the LRS Funny Car throughout the season, in addition to the one-race special body that will run in Seattle.

The post Partnership Gives TWR Funny Car a Rottler Makeover appeared first on Engine Builder Magazine.

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The best new feature Google Now has added in a long time is finally here

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As previously hinted, Google has added support for a handy new feature in its newest Google Search for Android update: an automatic parking detection card in Google Now that will remind drivers where they parked their cars. Android Police has inspected the new Google Search v3.4 APK, and has made the file available for download from its website.

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AT&T eying DirecTV takeover in a move that could make it America’s top pay TV provider

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With Comcast and Time Warner Cable fighting to merge, AT&T has no intentions of sitting idle. The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday night reported that AT&T has approached satellite TV giant DirecTV about a possible acquisition. As the report notes, such a deal would instantly propel AT&T from being a somewhat small player in the pay TV market to being the No. 2 provider in a post-Comcast/TWC merger world. Should Comcast’s acquisition fall through, a DirecTV deal would make AT&T the top pay TV provider in the country with nearly 26 million subscribers, after adding DirecTV’s 20 million households to its own 5.7 million. The Journal notes that such a deal would be worth at least $40 billion, which is DirecTV’s current market capitalization.

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T-Mobile adds more customers in Q1 than all other carriers combined, but swings to loss

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T-Mobile on Thursday morning reported its results for the first quarter of the year, marking the first time the scrappy carrier added more than 2 million net new subscribers in a single quarter. The nation’s No. 4 wireless service provider said that it added a total of 2.4 million net new customers in Q1, yet another clear sign that its “Uncarrier” plans and marketing initiatives are catching consumers’ attention. All of that marketing came at a hefty price, however, and T-Mobile posted a loss of $151 million in the quarter.

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Motorola’s most affordable smartphone yet tipped for May 13 launch

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Motorola has invited the media to attend a special May 13 press event that will take place in London, Engadget reports, and while it’s not clear what new products the company will unveil, it is believed Motorola could introduce to the world its cheapest Android handset yet. Dubbed the Moto E in some reports, the upcoming smartphone should be even more affordable than the Moto G that launched last year and which quickly became one of Motorola’s best-selling devices.

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Why we shouldn’t worry that our nuclear weapons are run by ancient, out-of-date tech

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So it turns out that America’s nuclear weapons system still uses the same 8-inch floppy disks that it used in the 1980s. Geek.com has a good rundown of why we shouldn’t be too concerned about this revelation and it basically boils down to this: Our system for controlling our nuclear arsenal isn’t broke and trying to fix it could be a really bad idea.

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These sunglasses alert your iPhone when you’ve left them behind

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With iOS 7, Apple introduced iBeacons, a protocol that uses Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to determine your location down to within a couple feet. We’ve already seen some innovative uses of iBeacons — for example, Tile uses it to help you find your lost keys and other items, while Apple uses iBeacons in its retail stores to alert customers about discounts on nearby items.

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Video: Buying Mario Kart 8 will net you a free Wii U game

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One month ahead of the game’s release, Nintendo has unleashed its latest extensive Direct focused entirely on Mario Kart 8. Alongside the game’s release on May 30th, Nintendo will release a Mario Kart 8 Wii U Bundle, containing a Wii U Deluxe Set, red Mario Wii Wheel, Mario Wii Remote Plus and the game for $329.99. If you register the game on your Club Nintendo account before July 31st, you’ll also receive your choice of a free Wii U game: New Super Mario Bros. U, Pikmin 3, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD or Wii Party U.

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