Research

BMW previews CES innovations in release including a new interior interface

The 'Vision Future Interaction' concept's goal is to showcase a variety of futuristic dashboard display and interface technology, including a more advanced gesture control system BMW calls AirTouch. The gear selector has moved to the steering column, similar to the BMW i3's arrangement. In pure mode, the driver is in full control, with assistance systems only operating in the background and providing alerts as necessary.

Research

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket

Musk agrees: "It's really a massive difference if we can make reusability work ", he said recently at a conference. That was a smaller stage that did not travel as fast and lofted a capsule only briefly into space before it fell back to the ground.

Research

Redskins clinch NFC East crown

Cousins, drafted in the fourth round in 2012, behind #2 overall pick and 2012 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Robert Griffin III, atoned for his mistake with two second-half TD passes, to Chris Thompson and Pierre Garcon, the second culminating a back-breaking 13-play, 82-yard drive that ate 7:44 off the clock and pushed the Redskins' lead to 38-17 with 8:55 to go.

Research

SpaceX reusable rocket is the biggest Christmas gift for space enthusiasts

It remains to be known if the Falcon 9 is reusable after its landing. "Congratulations @ SpaceX on your successful vertical landing of the first stage back on Earth!" Miriam Kramer contributed reporting . Its main goal was to blast OrbComm's satellites to orbit and show the world that it recovered from the June 28 disaster, which cost NASA and taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars.

Research

Microsoft launches its own app store on Google Play Store

But an iPhone is allowed to download it as Apple servers uphold that certificate. Note that while the Move to iOS app recommends you to recycle your device at the Apple Store, you may be better off selling it to a through eBay or a service like Gazelle.

Research

SpaceX booster makes safe return to Earth

SpaceX has previously failed at attempts to land its Falcon 9 rocket on a water barge. It is, no doubt, a big win for CEO Musk and SpaceX, but it's not the first time when a rocket has landed successfully on earth after launching into space.