8105 Results for

martin

Article

​Apple, Microsoft, Sony sell smartphone patents for $900M

The tech giants finally relinquish their hold on the highly-coveted technology rights, possibly marking the end of a patent fight between Android phone manufacturers and competitors.

By December 23, 2014

Video

Bond may have a new Aston Martin but the DB5 can't be beat

For its 100th anniversary, Aston Martin produced 100 examples of the Centenary Edition Vanquish. A stunning vehicle by all accounts but XCAR believes the car that truly embodies the spirit of the British sportscar manufacturer is the legendary DB5. Possibly the most famous car of all and certainly one of the most beautiful.

By December 8, 2014

Article

How well does George R.R. Martin know 'Game of Thrones' characters?

The author gets quizzed on lines uttered by his own creations on "Late Night with Seth Meyers." Let the giggling commence.

By October 30, 2014

Video

This Aston Martin racer changed the course of WWII

Jock Horsfall was an Aston Martin racer who during the Second World War took part in covert military operations that helped the allied forces take Italy. XCAR explores how a road trip with a very special passenger helped win the war.

October 27, 2014

Review

2014 Aston Martin Vanquish Coupe

The 2014 Aston Martin Vanquish Coupe is an amazing engine in a package full of soul, but as ever lacking a bit on the tech side. Buy it with your heart, not your head.

By June 9, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating June 9, 2014

Pricing not available

Article

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to make rocket engine for Boeing, Lockheed Martin

Amazon CEO's aerospace company enters into a partnership with the United Launch Alliance to develop BE-4, a rocket engine to replace Russian-made launch jets.

By September 17, 2014

Video

Is the Aston Martin DP-100 a vision of the future?

Aston Martin teamed up with Polyphony Digital to put the DP-100 Concept in to Gran Turismo 6. XCAR spoke to the guys behind it to find out what it means for the future of Aston Martin.

August 20, 2014

Video

2014 Aston Martin Rapide S: Do more doors make for more fun?

XCAR spent some time with the Aston Martin Rapide S, to find out whether adding more doors to an Aston ruined a good thing.

By August 14, 2014

Article

George R.R. Martin addresses lack of gay sex in 'Game of Thrones' books

Asked about the absence of gay sex scenes so far, the writer explains that his "viewpoint characters" aren't gay. He also tells stories of how his teachers tried to stop him from reading sci-fi.

By August 12, 2014

Article

Consumers not sold on Apple Watch without more details, analyst says

Only 7 percent of iPhone buyers polled by analyst Gene Munster intend to buy Apple's upcoming smartwatch, down from 8 percent in September.

By December 22, 2014