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Google allegedly close to launching its own wireless service using Sprint and T-Mobile

Google is working on its own wireless service for phones that would piggyback on the networks of T-Mobile and Sprint, <i>The Information</i> reports. <i>The Verge</i> has been able to independently verify that the project is indeed underway. By purchasing bandwidth from two of the big four national carriers …

T-Mobile

370% More Power: K20-Powered 1979 Honda Civic

This 1979 Honda Civic was the subject of a now six year old build in which it was transformed from a clean but tepid 70k mile automatic donor into …

Absolute Alberta! 2015 Nissan GT-R Black Edition Flies Thru Canadian Rockies! - Epic Drives Ep. 30

This bizarre bendable phone wears like a shirtsleeve

A California startup is crowdfunding a flexible phablet that you strap to your arm and it might not be totally ridiculous. Maybe.<p>For the past few years, the standing lazy punchline about wearables has been something about awkwardly strapping a computer or a phone to your body. Finally, a …

Gear & Gadgets

Watch VW’s Monstrous 544-hp Beetle GRC Tear It Up in New Video

To get folks stoked for the debut of the Beetle GRC at the Port of Los Angeles Global Rallycross event this weekend, Volkswagen has released a bitchin’ video of the thing in action. With well over 500 horsepower on tap, the Beetle-based machine is one of the most powerful rally cars in the …

Los Angeles

Pokémon arcade fighting-game Pokkén Tournament announced for 2015

<i>Pokkén Tournament,</i> a fighting game adaptation of the Pokémon universe, was just announced in Japan this morning. It will be a two-player arcade game and it is being developed in collaboration with Bandai Namco, publisher of the Tekken series.<p>This morning's announcement showed the CEO of The Pokémon …

Ride-tested: Warm-weather motorcycle gear

Our quick guide to motorcycle gear that will help keep you comfortable, safe and looking good over the summer riding season.<p>Suit up and stay safe, comfortable, and stylish.

Android TV is Google's latest shot at entertainment glory (hands-on)

For Android, smartphones and tablets are only the beginning. Google believes that there are so many other categories of hardware that could benefit from its mobile OS, so it announced that it's building extensions of Android onto the TV, car and smartwatch. Each genre will require special hardware …

Matter will be created from light within a year, claim scientists

In a neat demonstration of E=mc2, physicists believe they can create electrons and positrons from colliding photons<p>Researchers have worked out how to make matter from pure light and are drawing up plans to demonstrate the feat within the next 12 months.<p>The theory underpinning the idea was first …