BMW Says It Will Fix Its Slower-Than-Expected M550i xDrive

After disappointing standing-start-acceleration numbers in our testing, all 2021 M550i xDrive cars will receive a software fix this summer.

BMW will be informing 2021 M550i xDrive buyers and dealers this week that the 523-hp sports sedan isn’t as quick as promised. In standing-start acceleration, the ’21 M550i can’t quite deliver on the claimed 3.6-second zero-to-60-mph time. Earlier M550is are apparently not affected.

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Fast Charge: The OnePlus/Oppo deal better give us a great camera
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It was announced this week that OnePlus, the smartphone brand famous for its Never Settle approach, would be further merging with Read more

Porsche unveils PCM 6.0 infotainment system with enhanced voice commands and Android Auto
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German automaker Porsche has recently unveiled its next-gen Porsche Communication Management (PCM 6.0) infotainment system. The biggest news is the Read more

PS5 Software Beta: How to test new PlayStation 5 features before anyone else
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Sony is prepping a “major” software update for the fledgling PS5 console and it needs you to put the new Read more

PS5 system software beta signups now live: How to register
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Today, Sony announced that it’s working on a major system software update for the PlayStation 5 and put out a Read more

Elden Ring reveal trailer: five things you might have missed
Elden Ring

It's finally here! With the conclusion of the Summer Game Fest event, we got our first real look at Elden Read more

Surface Duo 2: Everything we know about Microsoft’s next dual-screen phone
Surface Duo 2

In 2020, Microsoft released the Surface Duo, and it didn’t end up being as popular as the company had hoped. Read more

iOS 15 vs. Android 12 preview: Which OS looks more impressive?
iOS 15 vs. Android 12

Here's what we think about the upcoming iOS 15 and Android 12 updates so far Following their respective developer conferences, Read more

Samsung’s breakthrough 50MP camera could be Galaxy S22’s secret weapon
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This 50MP sensor has the industry's smallest pixels Smartphone photography gets better each year, mostly thanks to software. But Samsung Read more

Mobvoi denies that Wear OS 3.0 is guaranteed for the TicWatch Pro 3
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Contrary to previous reports, Mobvoi has denied that the TicWatch Pro 3 will necessarily receive Wear OS 3.0, or 'Wear' Read more

How to force your Amazon Echo to update
Amazon Echo

Although Amazon’s Alexa largely runs in the cloud and doesn’t require updates in the traditional way, your smart speakers still Read more

Why iPadOS 15 means I’m switching to an M2 MacBook
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I’ve been a staunch follower of Apple’s iPad ever since it was announced back in January of 2010. However, while Read more

Beats Studio Buds: what we know about the rumored Apple earbuds
Beats Studio Buds: All you need to know about the wireless earbuds

The Beats Studio Buds could be the upcoming wireless earbuds from the Apple-owned brand – and they might launch soon, Read more