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Recommended Reading: Behind the wheel of the Polestar 2

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BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - JANUARY 9: Polestar 2  all-electric 5-door fastback car in grey  on display at Brussels Expo on January 9, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium. Polestar is the performance company and brand of Volvo Cars now focussed on producing electric and hybrid vehicles. The Polestar 2 is powered by two electric motors driving the front and rear wheels. (Photo by Sjoerd van der Wal/Getty Images)
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Billy Steele
Billy Steele|September 5, 2020 10:00 AM

Driving the Polestar 2, the first electric car with a brain by Google

Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge

The Verge offers some first impressions of the first EV that runs Android Automotive: Google’s tech that controls things like air conditioning, navigation, the radio and more. Fancy smarts aside, it turns out the Polestar 2 offers a great driving experience as well.

The secret Avengers video game the world never got to play

Mark Serrels, CNET

This is the incredible story of a game from THQ Studio Australia that was set to release around the time of the first Avengers film from Marvel and Disney. A multitude of factors colliding at the same time would ultimately lead to the project being permanently shelved and the studio being shut down. CNET’s reporting includes previously unseen game footage as well, so this one is certainly worth your time.

Hard to pardon: Why Tenet's muffled dialogue is a very modern problem

Ralph Jones, The Guardian

Christopher Nolan may believe that nearly inaudible dialogue makes his films more immersive, but it can be frustrating for viewers. The Guardian discusses how this isn’t just a problem with one director, it’s an issue with a lot of modern films.

Recommended Reading: Behind the wheel of the Polestar 2