Audi e-tron Sportback 55 quattro S Line review: a flashy EV light show

The tl;dr version of this review could easily be: so you liked the idea of last year’s e-tron but truth be told you’re not a fan of SUVs. Good news! Here’s the Sportback version. The same car in a new shape. You still get a 0-62mph sprint in 5.7 seconds if you put the...

How to download iOS 14 and try out its best new features

It’s finally here. No, not the iPhone 12, but the new iOS 14 and iPad OS 14 operating systems. Apple announced the rollout of its latest operating system less than 24 hours ago at its (admittedly underwhelming) September event, alongside new iPads, new Apple Watches...

A heartfelt eulogy for the decrepit Apple Lightning connector

We are gathered today to mark the passing of a dear friend. Apple Lightning was consigned to the earth on September 15, 2020, aged eight years and three days. Lightning lived fast and burned bright, just like its namesake. We are glad to have known it and its...

Apple event 2020: Apple Watch 6 and new iPads announced

In yet another much-leaked event, this time mercifully without the usual hooting, evangelistic audience, Apple has unveiled a raft of new wearables, including the Apple Watch Series 6 and two new iPads, but perhaps more interest has been focused on what was not...

The science behind Adidas’s new world-record running shoe

Before most people had eaten breakfast, Peres Jepchirchir had smashed a world record. On September 5 at around 7.25am, the Kenyan runner set a new women’s-only record for the half marathon, completing a 21.1km course in Prague in 65 minutes and 34 seconds. She knocked...

The best new features in Android 11

The pandemic might have thrown a wrench in Google’s plans to show off all things new with Android this year, but it hasn’t stopped the company from launching the latest version of its mobile operating system. Android is the OS that runs on a variety of...