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Check Out One Of The Fastest Trucks On Earth – The Volvo Iron Knight

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Before you even think about it , no, you can’t swap this engine into your dad’s old Volvo 240.

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Trucks aren’t often built for outright speed. But the  Volvo Iron Knight is not your typical truck. It was built for just one purpose — breaking speed records. And, what do you know, Volvo’s got some new world records to its name. Then again, what do you expect when you shove 2,400 horsepower under the hood?

Nearly every piece on the Iron Knight is a one-off affair, built just for this application. The only parts that aren’t entirely bespoke are the engine and the dual-clutch transmission, the latter of which is the same unit used in Volvo‘s normal truck lineup. The engine, mounted midship, packs four turbochargers and puts out 2,400 hp and an unbelievable 4,425 pound-feet of torque.

As you might expect, the Iron Knight can hustle. Volvo today reveals it broke two world records in June at an airfield in Sweden — it claimed top honors in a standing-start, 500-meter (0.31-mile) run with a time of 13.71 seconds, and it broke the 1,000-meter (0.62-mile) record with a time of 21.29 seconds. During these runs, a top speed of 171.5 mph was recorded, which must feel absolutely insane, sitting several feet off the ground in a 4.5-metric-tonne truck.

Volvo’s got a history of breaking these records, so it knows what to do and who to employ. The driver for these record-breaking runs was Boije Ovebrink, who’s raced cars and trucks for three decades. Volvo’s built two other record-breakers, as well — the 1,600-hp Wild Viking and the 2,100-hp Mean Green hybrid. What I would give to get behind the wheel of one of these…

I’m still imagining these kind of trucks on Nigerian roads,  considering the number of people killed by Dangote Trucks every year.. If Dangote gets these trucks eh .. Well I reserve my comment..

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Michael Ajah is a Computer Science Student of The University of Port Harcourt and a Chelsea Fan. He loves RnB and a little mix of Trap Music. An awesome tech reviewer and analyst. Email - [email protected]

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Huawei P Smart 2020 and MatePad Pro unveiled in renders

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Huawei’s P Smart line already has its 2020 member planned. The phone has recently been certified with 3 cameras by TENAA and now some renders have come up which show us the possible look of the phone. Images also include the MatePad Pro tablet.

Regarding the design, it seems that P Smart 2020 will not present anything new. We still have the droplet notch, a glossy back cover, and the triple chamber configuration. Specifications will be a slight upgrade from 2019.

  • Kirin 810 Processor
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 128 GB internal storage
  • 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP Main Camera
  • 16MP front camera
  • 3,900 mAh battery

In addition to memory upgrades, P Smart is expected to bring improved cameras and the inclusion of an ultra-wide lens finally. If Huawei wants to avenge this mobile phone in the Portuguese market, it will have to compete with Samsung’s A line, which features very interesting equipment.

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MatePad Pro is a pseudo rival to the iPad

The MatePad Pro, also known as MediaPad M7, will be the brand’s next tablet. The tablet has varied colors, bringing some variety to the tablet market, which usually features equipment in black, blue and silver.

We also have a rear dual camera and a “hole” design on the screen, where is the front camera. The tablet comes with a USB-C port, biometric reader under the glass and a pen holder and keyboard case.

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However, this tablet will have the same problem as the rest of the market: the operating system. Although versatile Android is a limited system when it comes to productivity. The same cannot be said of the iPad which with the new iOS 13 represents a true piece of work technology.

As long as Android stays as it is, tablets will remain big phones. Huawei does not seem to include major applications or operating system changes to make its tablets more attractive, as Samsung, for example.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T is not official yet, but it is already on sale in Spain!

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Over the past few weeks, there have been many reports that Xiaomi is preparing to launch another model of the popular Redmi Note 8. This new model will come under the name Redmi Note 8T and has some slight modifications when compared to the original model. .

Now, although not officially introduced by the brand, it is now available for purchase from a Spanish online store for just € 199.94 . I recall that the same smartphone was spotted last week at the Giztop online store with a price of € 179.10 .

It is important to note that in the case of the Spanish store, they are selling the global variant, unlike in Giztop. It is currently only available in gray. For those interested in the blue version, they will need to register with an email account to be notified when it becomes available.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T Specifications

When compared to Redmi Note 8, this new model has only one new feature, support for NFC. Although it may seem like a minor implementation, it is a much desired tool today. Moreover, it maintains the specifications, which continue to offer excellent value for money.

  • 6.3 “inch Full HD + resolution LCD screen with drop notch
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB internal memory (expandable via microSD card)
  • Four rear cameras: 48MP + 8MP (ultra wide-angle) + 2MP (ultra macro) + 2MP (depth)
  • 13 megapixel front camera
  • NFC
  • Back panel fingerprint reader
  • 4,000mAh battery with 18W quick charge support
  • Android 9, MIUI 10

Although far from being a smartphone that offers high performance, it can guarantee impressive user experience. In addition, their cameras have proven to be able to capture fantastic photographs.

Therefore, any of the models will be an excellent investment. In the case of the original model, Xiaomi Redmi Note 8, you can buy it at Gearbest for € 180 , with the variant with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. The variant with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal memory will currently go on sale for € 208 .

If you are looking for a more powerful smartphone, you should consider the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro, which is available for € 316 (6GB + 128GB).

It is important to note that in the case of the Spanish store, they are selling the global variant, unlike in Giztop. It is currently only available in gray. For those interested in the blue version, they will need to register with an email account to be notified when it becomes available.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T Specifications

When compared to Redmi Note 8, this new model has only one new feature, support for NFC. Although it may seem like a minor implementation, it is a much desired tool today. Moreover, it maintains the specifications, which continue to offer excellent value for money.

  • 6.3 “inch Full HD + resolution LCD screen with drop notch
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB internal memory (expandable via microSD card)
  • Four rear cameras: 48MP + 8MP (ultra wide-angle) + 2MP (ultra macro) + 2MP (depth)
  • 13 megapixel front camera
  • NFC
  • Back panel fingerprint reader
  • 4,000mAh battery with 18W quick charge support
  • Android 9, MIUI 10

Although far from being a smartphone that offers high performance, it can guarantee an impressive user experience. In addition, their cameras have proven to be able to capture fantastic photographs.

Therefore, any of the models will be an excellent investment. In the case of the original model, Xiaomi Redmi Note 8, you can buy it at Gearbest for € 180 , with the variant with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. The variant with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal memory will currently go on sale for € 208 .

If you are looking for a more powerful smartphone, you should consider the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro, which is available for € 316 (6GB + 128GB).

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