The Morning After: Tesla debuts ‘Plaid Mode’ with a Laguna Seca hotlap

Receipts.Watch a Mannequin S ‘go plaid’ round Laguna Seca

Tesla is not fairly able to problem Porsche’s Taycan across the Nürburgring (extra testing is required), however Elon Musk bragged that the corporate set a file for four-door automobiles at Laguna Seca within the US. Whereas the monitor says it is an unofficial time because the lap did not happen throughout a sanctioned occasion, you’ll be able to watch and resolve for your self proper right here.


It doesn’t matter what it says on the clock, nonetheless, what’s extra fascinating is the Plaid drivetrain Tesla says this sedan is utilizing. In keeping with Musk, it is a triple-motor setup that is a couple of 12 months away from manufacturing and will probably be out there within the firm’s Mannequin S, Mannequin X and upcoming Roadster.

Honda’s E is not like different electrical automobiles.The uphill battle to construct Honda’s first fashionable EV


For years, Honda has pursued tech like hydrogen as a substitute of EVs. Now its futuristic Honda E is able to debut, with a better value and fewer vary than some rivals. We interviewed firm executives on the Frankfurt Motor Present to seek out out the considering behind choices made “to display Honda’s functionality in appears to be like, expertise and driving means.”

Portrait Mode put iPhones forward of the sport, however now their digicam is lagging behind.Today, Apple is content material to observe developments, not set them

End up a little bit let down by Apple’s iPhone 11 occasion? Cherlynn Low shares that feeling, saying, “It felt as if every thing Apple was doing was a riff on one thing one other firm had tried and examined earlier than.”

Dad and mom are in all probability the very best guess.Apple Arcade is a tricky promote, regardless of its low value

Nick Summers is confused. He is attempting to reply a easy query: Who, even at $5 per thirty days, is Apple Arcade for? Hardcore gamers? Casuals? Cellular avid gamers?

Yup, it leaked once more. Twice.The Pixel four XL is the worst-kept secret of 2019

In what’s develop into a seemingly annual custom for Google’s Pixel smartphones, the Pixel four has appeared in its first pre-release hands-on. And never only one, however two Vietnamese YouTube channels can present you the system in motion, full with its clean 90Hz show and Ambient EQ visible tweak.

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