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[ 20 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on BMW 535d is elegant way to save fuel, have fun ]

OK, I’m hooked and I admit it. Yes, I love diesel cars.
Hybrids are fine but they cost a bit more and don’t deliver quite the fuel economy claimed, at lest some don’t. Every diesel, however, has met or even exceeded claimed gas mileage. Yep, Each one I’ve tested.
One of my favorites is the BMW 535. It’s already a car to long for, but add diesel technology and it’s nearly irresistible.
The 535d has the same equipment …

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[ 19 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on Best Android smartphone you can buy? Sorry Samsung, it’s HTC M8 ]
Best Android smartphone you can buy? Sorry Samsung, it’s HTC M8

The folks at Verizon were nice enough to send us the latest HTC smartphone for review and the M8 doesn’t disappoint. In fact, we find it to be the best Android smartphone your money can buy.
The phone was launched last spring as the successor the HTC One, which was the best selling smartphone in the company’s history.  It combined gorgeous good looks with quality build design and the new version picks up where the original …