The idea of popping a silly-powerful engine into the most inappropriate of spaces has been floating around for ages; with the Audi A1 Quattro the idea has been taken to something of an extreme.
Whoever came up with the idea to throw the S3's engine in to the A1, then add four-wheel-drive needs a medal. Whoever decided Audi would only make 333 A1 Quattros needs a talking to.
Stuffing the last-gen S3's engine in to the smallest car in the range isn't often done. Audi's A1 Quattro is pretty special, then.
The Acer Iconia A1-830 is a sleek and simple tablet for basic use, but you need only spend $50 more to upgrade to a slate with faster performance and better features.
A large comet swooped in close to Mars over the weekend. NASA's orbiters had to hide from the debris, but still captured some great shots.
The new Iconia 8-inch tablet runs Android KitKat via a quad-core Intel Atom processor, with a Full HD IPS screen on the front.
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A rare close flyby of a comet near Mars put NASA's orbiters in a potentially dangerous situation, but also allowed them to study the moving space object.
Acer has lifted the lid on a load of new products, including a tablet with a detachable keyboard dock, and a laptop with a swivel screen.
The search giant's plan for conquering the cost-conscious hardware space bears fruit with three new devices -- Spice, Micromax, and Karbonn -- from India-based handset makers.
The search giant is aiming to bring phones that cost less than $100 to "the next five billion" in the emerging markets. First stop: India.