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Sony's smaller, cheaper Digital Paper tablet reaches the US

Was your heart aflutter when you heard that Sony was releasing a smaller version of its Digital Paper E Ink tablet? If you live in the US, you can satisfy your heart's desire... well, almost. Sony has started pre-orders for the 10.3-inch model (the DPT-CP1) through retailers for $600. That's far …

Gear & Gadgets

2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 roars in to Jay Leno's Garage

The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is one of the fastest cars in production right now, but it isn't an exotic with a price tag resembling some mortgages.<p>…

Sports Cars

Five reasons to prefer Apple Maps over Google Maps

Has there ever been an app that has caused so much of an uproar in the Apple community as Apple Maps? It was released in the fall of 2012 with iOS 6, and it was not received well to say the least. It was so poorly received that Tim Cook even wrote a letter apologizing for the poor launch of Apple …

Maps

This incredible Hisense laser TV brings a super slim 80-inch screen to your living room

Hisense has shipped its massive 80-inch Laser TV that it displayed during CES 2018. The company has given it the model number L5 and it’s available for purchase in China today with worldwide availability coming soon.<p>Hisense televisions are becoming more and more popular. This is likely due to the …

Televisions

How to Convert Several Images into a Single PDF Using Preview

Over the years, Adobe's PDF file type has become a universally accepted method for sharing digital documents. The format's cross-platform adoption means the documents can be viewed on almost any mobile device or computer, so it's no surprise to find that macOS includes native support for viewing …

Tutorials

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Gets 2.7-liter Inline-Four Option

New four-banger makes 310 hp and 348 lb-ft of torque<p>Chevy gave us the basic facts of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500’s engine lineup when the truck debuted in Detroit earlier this year, but the automaker kept specs and other technical details close to the vest. Now, GM has given us a lot more …

Chevrolet Corvette

BMW M4 CS vs Corvette Grand Sport Z07

These two cars are similar in layout and idea but are completely different in every other regard. The BMW M4 CS and Corvette Grand Sport Z07 are both …

Sports Cars

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Guitar

15 Apple TV games worth buying a gamepad for

Take controlImage by MicrosoftNew games come out pretty frequently for the Apple TV, and while there are thankfully more games that work well with …

Smart TV

Turn your iPhone into a handy household hub [Deals]

Own an iPhone? Live in a house or apartment? Then you’ve got a match made in heaven. The two can work in harmony, if you have the right accessories. So we’ve rounded up some of the coolest peripherals for bringing your home and phone together, including a wireless charging kit, a robotic vacuum …

Tech Trends

One way to use an iPad as a display for a headless Mac

Decades ago, I used to set up “headless” servers. These were computers that you stuck in a server room and accessed remotely. While terminal-based …

RemoteAccess

State suspends Patsy Lou Chevrolet license 15 days, orders halt in vehicle sales

FLINT TWP., MI -- Patsy Lou Chevrolet's dealership license has been suspended for 15 days by the state of Michigan, an action that prevents the …

Michigan

Steam Link lets you play PC games on iPhone, iPad and Apple TV

You can now play your PC game library anywhere around your home without being weighed down by a chunky gaming laptop. The official Steam Link app lets you enjoy your favorite Steam games on your iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV.<p>You’ll be able to play with a Steam Controller, MFi controller, or a range of …

Smart TV

How to edit Photos Memories on your iPhone and iPad

Memories is one of the best features of the Photos app. It gathers together pictures into albums that are surprisingly smart. It picks you best pictures, adds music, and uses things like facial recognitions to focus on the important people in the pictures. The whole thing is presented as a …

Mobile Photography

Ford F-150 production could be shut down — but that probably won't wreck 2018 sales

A fire at a Ford supplier has put production of its most important vehicle, the F-150 pickup truck, at risk.<p>Assembly of the bestselling truck at a pair of factories "is likely to be knocked out for several weeks," Bloomberg reported, citing knowledgeable sources.<p>Ford dealers are sitting on enough …

General Motors

How To Toggle Pop-Up Blocking On and Off in Safari on Your iOS 11 Device

• Home<br>• News<br>• How To Toggle Pop-Up Blocking On and Off in Safari on Your iOS 11 Device<p>Chris Hauk - May 8, 2018<p>It seems no matter which website you visit in …

Apple Watch

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 buyer's guide: All the answers

Learn about fuel economy, safety ratings and features for the popular pickup<p>The Chevrolet Silverado is the second best-selling vehicle in the U.S., so you could say this truck is pretty important not only to Chevy's bottom line, but to the hundreds of thousands of pickup buyers who choose the …

FCA US

The dealer document fee: What is it, and should you pay it?

The facts behind the delivery fee, and why it might not matter<p><i>This is part of a series breaking down all the terms you need to know if you're buying a new or used car from a dealership. Check out the rest of the series at our Car Buyer's Glossary.</i><p>Timing is everything so, when it comes to car …

Ripoff

2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Drag Races Porsche 911 GT3 RS, Destruction Occurs

Are the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 and the 991.1 Porsche 911 GT3 RS direct competitors? No, since the first is a budget supercar, while the second …

Sports Cars

Here’s the full list of 36 new Netflix original movies and shows coming in May

Netflix had a huge month in April with a whopping 39 new original movies, specials, and full seasons of TV shows premiering over the course of the …

Entertainment

Subaru admits cheating on fuel-economy and emissions tests

Subaru released a statement confirming that workers in two of its Japanese factories falsified numbers on fuel economy and emissions tests.<p>The …

Subaru

Mazda's All-Conquering 700 HP Four-Rotor Le Mans Engine Has The Coolest Intake Ever

In 1991, little Mazda stood at the top of the world. It won the 24 Hours of Le Mans with its banshee Mazda 787B prototype, and here is the …

Sports Cars

Panic attack: Scapegoating the iPhone X

Hey, guess what we’re going to talk about today. Go ahead. You’ll never guess in a million…Oh. Yep. That’s right. We’re going to talk about what a …

IPhone X

How to switch on the awesome new Gmail interface

Gmail’s sweet new interface is rolling out to users. It offers the familiar simple text-based interface from the Gmail you all know and “love,” but it manages to be both less messy, and more useful. If you want to take it for a spin, then switching it on is easy.<p>Why bother? What’s new in Gmail?<p>Our …

Apps

Why An Auto Loan Might Look Better As GM Financial Takes Its Foot Off The Gas On Leasing

One of the nation’s biggest auto lenders, GM Financial, dialed back on leasing in the first quarter, part of a trend in the U.S. auto industry in favor of better deals on low-interest loans, and less incentive money going towards leases.<p>That’s partly because the Federal Reserve is raising interest …

General Motors

The Battle Of Skinny Bundles: DirecTV Now and Hulu Gaining Strength, Sling TV Slipping

Netflix is starting to look like a mature, established company with its 125 million worldwide subscribers, but the streaming-bundle business — …

Televisions

Gmail’s big redesign is rolling out to all on the web

Gmail’s big redesign is now rolling out to everyone.<p>Web users can look forward to a fancy new look with features like Confidential Mode, Smart Replies, Snooze, and more. They finally make Gmail in your browser as good as Google’s mobile apps.<p>Google has invested a ton into making its Inbox and Gmail …

Apps

How to record Apple TV on your Mac, wirelessly

Today we’re going to learn how to record a movie that’s playing on your Apple TV direct to your Mac, with no wires required, no weird hacks, and not even any third-party software. The tools are all built into every Mac that ships. To record a movie off the “screen” of your Apple TV, you’re going to …

Smart TV

Ford confirms the only cars it will sell are Mustang, Focus Active

Hybrid F-150, Mustang, Explorer, Escape and Bronco also confirmed<p>Confirming what has long been suspected, Ford today announced in its quarterly financial report that it will not invest in a next generation of sedans for North America.<p>"Over the next few years, the Ford car portfolio in North America …

North America

The Airplane Hack I've Done Ever Since an Older Lady Told Me To

I'd consider myself to be a pretty experienced traveler, particularly when it comes to solo plane journeys. I've had my fair share of opening up to strangers who sat next to me for eight hours, learning all about their home towns and their current trips. But my favorite type of person to sit next …

Hacking