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Apple Pay’s innovative loyalty program could supercharge holiday shopping

Apple Pay is set to completely change the way we pay for things at the register, and to reward early adopters’ use of the new mobile payments system, Apple is planning to launch a new Apple Pay loyalty program in time for the holidays.<p>The rumored Apple Pay loyalty program supposedly wasn’t slated …

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15 Optional Engines Worth Stepping up to

There’s nothing wrong with saving a little money, but sometimes opting for the base engine can be a big mistake. Whether it’s because upgraded engines produce more power, get better fuel economy, or a combination of the two, the optional engines available for these 15 vehicles are worth ponying up …

BMW rally car flies through the air

If you need yet more proof of the sheer righteousness* of the E36 BMW and its inherent driftability, you must drop everything and watch this …

10 surprisingly familar cars you've probably never heard of - Telegraph

2015 Volkswagen Golf R SportWagen Spied: So Rad, So Off-Limits

Just your everyday 290-hp, all-wheel-drive compact station wagon.<p><b>What It Is:</b> This is an easy one, as far as our daily routine of identifying future products goes, because no effort has been made whatsoever to obscure the car: It’s a Volkswagen Golf R SportWagen circling the Nürburgring. It’s quite …

First Photo of 2015 Honda HR-V Compact Crossover Released

We first caught sight of Honda’s bulbous new utelet in April, and now it’s official: This is how the Honda Fit–based HR-V will look when it hits North American showrooms. Pucker up, little guy!<p>The little HR-V, which will be built for the North American market alongside the Fit at Honda’s Celaya, …

Toca Transforms Hyundai Genesis Into 600-hp "Steel Phoenix" for SEMA

“How now, turbo Tau?” That, presumably, is the question Hyundai hopes show goers will ask when it pulls the wraps off of the Steel Phoenix at the upcoming 2014 SEMA Show. Conceived by Toca Marketing Group, the hopped-up Genesis with a bad-ass name features a twin-turbocharged version of Hyundai’s …

2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R

Pushing the Bentley boundaries once again.<p>One thing that has always separated Bentley from its former longtime partner Rolls-Royce is its racing heritage. Bentley trots out this factoid from time to time when it wants to go back to the track, as it did at Le Mans from 2001 to 2003 with the Speed 8 …

24 Hours of LeMons Michigan: The Winners!

For our second 2014 LeMons race at GingerMan Raceway in South Haven, Michigan, we admired some of the greatest endurance-racin’ machines we’d ever seen on Friday, watched those machines duke it out in the rain on Saturday, and then watched the winners roar (or clatter, or coast) across the finish …

A stunning recent photo shows the full "honey moon" rising behind a woman practicing yoga. The image was taken by photographer Mark Gee on June 13, 2014 from Maupuia Park in Wellington, New Zealand. Read how he took it here: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/1wrzf

Russia launches a twin for its largest comsat

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NASA Plan for Mars Mission Leads to Interesting Findings • Latest News in the Business and Financial World

Six people will reportedly live for eight months on the face of the desolate planet of Mars in a space mission on the Red Planet, sometime in 2030. …

New Mac Mini Comes With A Soldered RAM That’s Not Upgradeable

Apple released the upgraded Mac Mini at their press event in Cupertino on October 16th. The new desktop comes with upgraded internals, including …

Apple iPad Announcement Roundup

Nothing Apple introduced today was truly unexpected, yet it still managed to impress in a big way. Here's a rundown of what excited us most at today's keynote.<p><b>Apple Pay</b><p>Today we learned that Apple Pay will be available starting Monday, October 20. The new mobile payment system is built into Passbook …

The iPhone 6 Plus is already paying off Apple more than the iPhone 5c ever did

When Apple launched two new iPhone models in 2013, fans weren’t exactly elated. The “budget” device that everyone was expecting turned out to be the …

Apple Pay Launches On Monday

Tim Cook today announced during the company’s iPad and Mac event that Apple Pay will be launching on Monday with companies like Groupon, Uber, Airbnb and Target. It also revealed the expanded list of merchants that will be turning on its mobile payments service soon — another round of massive, …

Apple's 2014 iPad event: A closer look at the numbers

There are a few things you can count on when Apple releases a new iPad: it will be thinner, it will be faster and there will be a LOT of hyperbole. Amidst the claims of magical devices, record-breaking sales and "very cool stuff" there are also a lot of numbers. Here's a closer look at the big …

Apple is bringing back the beloved Camera Roll with iOS 8.1, out next week

Apple giveth and Apple taketh away. And apparently, Apple also giveth back.<p>At Apple’s Town Hall event today, Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering said the company will restore the Camera Roll to its Photos app as part of the updates to iOS 8.1.<p>“We are bring back …

AT&T starts iPad Air 2 & iPad mini 3 pre-orders online ahead of Apple

While the Apple Online Store remains down (back in business!) ahead of expected iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 pre-orders today, AT&T has jumpstarted the process by starting to accept pre-orders for AT&T-connected LTE models of the iPad Air 2.<p>Shipping times currently show estimated delivery dates as …

Apple's new SIM card lets you swap between networks

Unmentioned during the iPad and iMac keynote, Apple has built a data-only SIM which gives users the flexibility to swap between network providers<p>Apple has created a SIM card allowing users to switch between networks within the UK and US, in "the biggest strategic challenge to mobile operators for …

iCloud Drive: What Is It, How It Works & Its Fundamental Problem – MacStories

With iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, Apple is introducing a new feature of iCloud: iCloud Drive. Apple bills it as a feature that will let you:<p>...safely store all your presentations, spreadsheets, PDFs, images, and any other kind of document in iCloud. Documents you store in iCloud Drive will be kept up …

iPad Air 2 vs. iPad Air and older 9.7-in iPads: Worth the upgrade?

It may be called the iPad Air 2, but it's really Apple's sixth-generation full-sized iPad. Maybe you have one of the older 9.7-in models, and are …

OS X Yosemite: How to Enable Dark Mode on Your Mac

Apple OS X 10.10 Yosemite brings a completely redesigned user interface (UI) with stunning new add-ons such as translucency, blur effects, iOS …

Apple Boots Bose Headphones From Stores, Online Site

The battle between Bose and Beats by Dre parent Apple has moved from the gridiron to a place where it really hurts -- Apple's stores.<p>The battle between Bose and Beats by Dre parent Apple has moved from the gridiron to a place where it really hurts — the stores.<p>Bose headphones can no longer be found …

Ads Are Coming to Snapchat for the First Time

Snapchat users will see ads on the messaging app starting this weekend, the social media company announced Friday.<p>“Understandably, a lot of folks …

LG reveals new 4K TV range with curved and low-cost options

Despite adding a new mid-range 4K TV just back in August, LG has once again bolstered its Australian offering, this time with entry-level models as well as the curved 4K OLED TVs, previously seen at CES.<p>The two new entry-level models are the 40-inch UB800T and the 55-inch UB820T. The 800T has a …

There Could Be A Very Simple Reason For Why People Aren't Updating To iOS 8

There's been a lot of chatter lately about the adoption rate of iOS 8, but the reason might lie in the phone's storage capacity.<p>iOS 8 adoption has increased just 1% since Apple last published stats on the operating system.<p>Some have speculated that the reason for the slow adoption rate might be …

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Siri won't make you a safer driver