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Minecraft for PC surpasses 10m in sales

Back in January, Minecraft developer Mojang announced that total sales for Minecraft reached 15 million. However, we never got to see a breakdown of …

2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive

Driving a 740-hp electric anomaly.<p>The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG electric drive boasts a 120-mile range and 738 horsepower, but don’t believe for a minute that you can enjoy both at the same time. When pushed to its full potential, the electric SLS won’t make it two laps around the 12.9-mile Nürburgring</i> …

Fuel-Efficient Car News

Sipa USA/TNS<p>US President Donald Trump, center, with CEO of General Motors Mary Barra, left, and CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Sergio Marchionne, second from right,takes his seat prior to delivering remarks to automobile industry leaders during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House …

Next Honda Fit to Offer Automatic Braking System

The 2013 Honda Fit Sport can’t stop itself.<p>Honda will introduce an all-new Fit for 2014, and expectations are running high—over two generations, the small hatchback has appeared on our 10Best Cars list every year since 2007. Although the company has yet to release many details about the …

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A History Of Nissan Z Commercials As Ranked On A Scale Of John Oates Mustaches

In the great pantheon of automotive TV commercials, one ad stands above all the others. It harkens back to a time when men were real men and women …

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Suzuki offers sneak peek at Authentics concept for Shanghai

Suzuki has prepared the C-segment Authentics concept for the Shanghai Motor Show, a preview of a sedan that would slot into the fattest chunk of the market among China's car buyers. Suzuki hasn't given away much, saying only that it is "Sporty x Elegant" and that it's long and low and has a "rich …

What The Diesel Hybrid Convertible Subaru BRZ Would Look Like If It Wasn't A Joke

Even if it came a few days early, I think most of us got a big kick out Subaru's April Fool's Joke last night when they announced they would be …

New Level of Luxury

Mercedes-Benz is proud of the interior of its 2014 S-Class, with good reason. It approaches ultra-luxury levels of design and refinement. As such, it is a worthy successor to the discontinued Maybach.<p>Text: Matthew de Paula<br>Photo: Mercedes-Benz

Herobrine's Return 6 - Showdown

World of Warcraft players rack up 8.7 million achievements per day, but only one is a Legendary Pet Brawler

Since Blizzard Entertainment added achievements to its massively multiplayer online role-playing game <i>World of Warcraft</i> in 2008, players have earned more than 13 billion of the virtual accolades — on average, about 8.7 million a day, said the game's lead content designer Cory Stockton.<p>Stockton spoke …

This week's games news

Games out this week include <b>Luigi's Mansion 2</b> (3DS), the delightful puzzle game in which Mario's younger, slimmer brother trembles his way through …

That Apple Flexible Display For a Future iPhone, Cool And Cute

A couple of days back the US Patent and Trademarks Office published Apple’s application for a wrap-around form factor for electronic devices. It looks like a curvy, future iPhone.<p>I’ve read a number of interpretations of the application, some of them suggesting this is an Apple invention. Clearly it …

China’s internet is better than yours

A new paper shines some light on the “next generation internet” China is building—and it’s far ahead of anything any other country has at the moment. The improvements aren’t just superficial faster broadband fluff either. They are deeply important changes to the very backbone of the system.<p>The …

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Where Have All The Physical QWERTYs Gone?

It’s approaching three years since I emailed and got a reply from the late Steve Jobs. The topic of my caffeine-fueled missive that sunny day in June 2010 was the industry’s move towards touch-based interfaces and, specifically, Apple’s one-size-fits-all approach regarding the iPhone’s lack of a …

Snubbed by Samsung over Exynos, Lenovo wants to design its own chips

<i>Lenovo is reportedly creating its own chip design division, that will focus on creating systems on a chip for mobile devices. One on of the reasons behind the move is the strained relationship with Samsung.</i><p>The mobile components business is in a peculiar state, because many competitors are partners …

Review: Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Bigger ... and better?<p>The Galaxy Note 2 is enormous. Just look at it next to the iPhone 5 (above). To some customers, it's going to be too damn big. …

Insert Coin: Dash charts your car data live, with gauges and a dashcam (update 3: back as Lynk)

<i>In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line.</i><p>We've seen a few stabs at smartphone-enhanced car diagnostics as of late, but many good solutions …

Verizon HTC One to replace apparently retired four-month old HTC Droid DNA?

There has been much talk about Verizon carrying the HTC One later this year, with some reports saying the mobile operator would launch the One as a Droid DNA Plus version, and with HTC saying at one time on Twitter than Big Red wasn’t going to get the HTC One.<p>But now it looks like Verizon is ready …