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2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye priced up for 797hp mayhem

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Pricing for the 2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye, the latest recipient of the automaker’s supercharged V8, has been confirmed today, just in case you needed the “most powerful and fastest mass-produced sedan in the world” on your driveway. Announced in July, the newest Hellcat Redeye packs 797 horsepower from the engine last seen in the discontinued Challenger SRT Demon.

The Demon was a limited production run back for the 2018 model year, but the engine itself – something Dodge has made good use of in various forms over the years – was too good to leave fully retired. 6.2-liters of supercharged HEMI V8, it’s now tuned to deliver a hefty 707 lb-ft of torque at 4,500 rpm.

A TorqueFlite HP90 eight-speed transmission is standard, as is an upgraded torque convertor in order to harness all that power. Compared to the standard Charger SRT Hellcat, Dodge says, the new Hellcat Redeye delivers an 18-percent increase in torque multiplication. Meanwhile the supercharger is larger, and there are stronger connecting rods and pistons, along other changes.

Outside, the Widebody is standard, adding 3.5-inches of width along with broader wheels and tires. 20 x 11 inch Lightweight Carbon Black wheels are shod in Pirelli 305/35ZR20 rubber, with all-season performance tires as standard and three-seasons versions available.

There’s a new hood, with a functional hood scoop that’s now sealed to the air box, while the mail-slot grille in the front fascia delivers cooling to the radiator. Dodge has also tapped the A/C’s refrigerant to help cool off the heat exchanger, and there’s a reinforced driveshaft too.

The result is a four-door sedan that’s good for 203 mph, and which can do a quarter-mile in 10.6 seconds and hit 129 mph. Compared tot he Charger SRT Hellcat, the 2021 Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye can run 1.2 seconds faster on a 2.1 mile road course. That, Dodge says, is about 7 car lengths after a single lap.

The question, of course, is just how long Dodge can keep massaging higher and higher power figures – and faster and faster muscle cars – from its range. All the way back in January 2019 we were hearing chatter of a hybrid Hellcat, with Dodge execs conceding that the writing was on the wall for purely internal-combustion cars. With EVs now delivering beefy quantities of torque themselves, and more than capable of showing their heels to gasoline performance cars in a straight line, there’s no escaping that electrification does feel like the future.

Those unwilling to give up displacement will find the 2021 Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye in dealerships from early 2021. Orders open in September, with pricing stating at $78,595 (plus $1,495 destination).

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This iPhone Bug Is Deactivating Phone Numbers. Here’s What We Know So Far

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To remove and replace a physical SIM card, all you’ll need is the SIM tool that came with your iPhone. It’s a tiny pin tool, and it’s entirely possible that you never removed said tool from its original box when you first purchased the device. In any case, you may want to make sure you’re doing this after you have a replacement SIM card in your possession to avoid any interruption in service.

Once you have a new physical SIM card in your possession, you’ll need to know what your phone’s EID number is. Any T-Mobile representative will likely ask you for this information, and you can locate it by navigating to Settings -> General -> About on your iPhone. From here, scroll down to the bottom of the page to find your iPhone’s unique EID number, and a T-Mobile representative should be able to activate a new SIM card with ease.

T-Mobile offers a set of troubleshooting instructions for those who are experiencing difficulties with their eSIM cards on various Apple devices, including iPhone. T-Mobile suggests that you should ensure that your iPhone is updated to the latest version of iOS (currently 15.4.1) before you attempt to do anything with your physical SIM card or digital eSIM service. T-Mobile also suggests that you’ll need an unlocked phone, or a phone purchased directly from T-Mobile. 

Mark Gurman also reported via Twitter that you can delete your eSIM account and create a new account from scratch. This is a process that you may want to do with some oversight from a T-Mobile representative since there’s always a chance that you can mess something up on the service side.

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The Real Reason Canada Is Banning Huawei Technology

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In an official statement, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, Francois-Phillipe Champagne mentioned that the move ensures the long-term safety of the country’s telecom infrastructure. The decision was made after “a thorough review by our independent security agencies and in consultation with our closest allies,” says the statement.

The Canadian government claims to have conducted an extensive examination of 5G technology and arrived at the conclusion that — despite its benefits — the next-gen cellular technology opens the doors for new security threats. The government has raised concerns that Huawei and ZTE could be forced by the Chinese government to engage in activities that are not in Canada’s best interests. In the past, Huawei has repeatedly denied the claims of being influenced by the Chinese government and even has a dedicated 5G myth-busting resource page on their official company website.

China, on the other hand, has opposed the ban, claiming that it will take all necessary steps to ensure the well-being of Chinese companies. “We will take all necessary measures to safeguard the legitimate interests of Chinese firms,” foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin was quoted as saying by Reuters.

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The Most Expensive NFTs Ever Purchased

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One of the earliest examples of an NFT collection on the Ethereum blockchain, CryptoPunks have grown to be among the most valuable collections in the world. They are a set of 10,000 unique, algorithmically-generated “Punk” characters that, according to their creators Larva Labs, served as the inspiration for the ERC-721 standard, an interface that now powers that majority of Ethereum-based NFTs. A CryptoPunk’s value is determined by the rarity of its attributes: the rarer the attributes, the more valuable the NFT.

CryptoPunk #5822 is one of the rarest of all, which explains its incredible selling price. Firstly, it has just one attribute, a feature that only 2% of the collection shares. That single attribute is a bandana, which is rare in itself, as only 5% of the collection sport one. The Punk’s skin type is alien, which is the biggest factor in pushing up this NFT’s value, as only 0.09% of the collection share this skin, a total of 9 NFTs out of a collection of 10,000. Punk #5822 was bought by Deepak Thapliyal, CEO of blockchain tech company Chain, for 8,000 ETH, roughly $23.7 million USD at the time of sale.

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