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Range Rover Evoque NW8 Special Edition Announced

Land Rover revealed the Range Rover Evoque NW8 Special Edition at the Montreal Auto Show this week. The NW8 Special Edition is the third and final model in the “Inspired by Britain” series of special-edition Range Rover Evoque models.<p>NW8 refers to the postcode in North West London where the …

Motor Trend’s Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda Picks From 2015 Detroit Show

The <b>2015 Detroit show</b> had some real winners (Helloooo, Ford GT and Acura NSX!), but it also produced some real head scratchers. These aren’t necessarily “worst in show” cars, but each generated enough derision — for whatever reason — to be included here.<p>Mercedes Benz GLE AMG63 Turbo …

Xiaomi Announces its New Flagship Smartphone, The Mi Note

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi announced its flagship device for 2015, the Mi Note.<p>The company’s latest dual-SIM 4G device is encased in curved Gorilla Glass 3 at the front and rear with a metal frame, and sports a 5.7-inch 1080p display with a 4-megapixel front camera in the front. On the …

Google adds a snooze button to Inbox emails (updated)

No, you don't need to reply to that email immediately in the middle of dinner. Now Google's trying to help that happen, with Snooze. A new addition to its Gmail Inbox app, users can "snooze" emails with automatic quick settings or their own customized reminders. You can delay a message for later …

Camu Brings Its All-In-One Camera App, Photo Editor And Mobile Messenger To Android

Camu, a mobile app for editing photos and video that was earlier named one of the App Store Best of 2014 applications following its launch this past August, is now available to Android users after receiving 3 million downloads via iTunes. The app is designed to simplify the process of shooting, …

Apple’s new Swift language experiences ‘meteoric’ growth

Apple surprised developers with its new programming language, Swift, at WWDC 2014 but it hasn’t taken long for the developer community to get behind what will soon be the replacement for Objective-C.<p>In the latest programming language popularity rankings from RedMonk, Swift has shot up from the 68th …

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MacTrast Deals: Learn Swift – Apple’s New iOS Programming Language

- Sep 16, 2014<p>Apple’s latest and greatest mobile operating system, iOS 8 will soon hit the streets, and here’s your chance to learn how to develop …

Groupon's Snap App Offers Cash-back on Groceries

Groupon today launched a cash-back groceries app called Snap for Android and iOS users.<p>Customers in the US and Canada can peruse the app to see which items are included in the scheme – Groupon says roughly 25 to 30 products will be eligible at any one time – and then buy them from their preferred …

Microsoft's Sway Tells Your Story Without The Hassle

Office has a new app in the family: Sway, a new way to share stories and ideas directly from your phone.<p>Microsoft’s Sway was announced back in October and remains invite only, but the company opened up the preview to New Zealand users this week. Sway is touted as a way for “expressing your ideas in …

A new LG watch was just teased at Audi's CES press conference

Audi's CES press conference isn't where we expected to get a tease of a new LG smartwatch, but that's how CES goes. Audi's Ulrich Hackenberg just summoned a self-driving car to the stage using an LG smartwatch, and the design doesn't match up at all with any others we've seen from the company — the …

The 10 most controversial Android apps of 2014

The end of 2014 is nigh and it’s been an amazing year for Android apps and games. Unfortunately, not every Android app made a splash or, perhaps worse, many apps made a negative splash. It doesn’t take a lot to do something wrong but it does take effort to do something so wrong that people want to …

This new service wants to be the Airbnb for Airbnb

Airbnb has grown so large that it's now spawning other startups that fill the tiniest of niches. Meet "Can I Stay with You While I Rent my Place on Airbnb?" which, perhaps due to the unwieldy name, is also being called the "Airbnb for Airbnb." Just like the name suggests, this startup — featured …

Jaguar's Specialty Bike-Hauling Cars, Part 1

Christmas doesn't come in July, and Sir Dave Brailsford is the Principal of Team Sky, a British cycle-based venture that does their racing on two …

Uber indicted in South Korea two weeks after official launch

Uber is facing more heat in Seoul, South Korea, where prosecutors have indicted the car service's local subsidiary with violating a public transportation law, the South Korean Yonhap News Agency reported on Wednesday.<p>The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office also named Uber CEO Travis Kalanick …

2015 Nissan 370Z NISMO Automatic

The NISMO-matic Z trades some joy for some tenths.<p>We have a campaign here at <i>Car and Driver</i> called “Save the Manuals.” Among other things, it involves T-shirts and other festive tchotchkes (get yours today!), fastidious coverage of manual-equipped models whenever they’re offered, and a weekly Name …

Sony Device Aims To Turn Any Glasses Into Smart Glasses

Though you might not look so smart<p>Among the problems with Google Glass—and there are many—is a general lack of style. Those who don't wear glasses regularly can find it cumbersome, while those who do may find it doesn't play well with their existing models. Sony's aiming to solve those problems …

These Are The UK Newspapers Failing To Tackle The Switch To Digital

Amazingly, given the onslaught of digital media that is replacing them, UK newspapers will actually see advertising revenue growth next year (by 1% to £1.42 billion), only the second annual increase since 2007, according to a report from the Advertising Association and advertising analysts …

5 waves of technology disruption that are just getting started

Changes in technology are happening at a scale which was unimaginable before and will cause disruption in industry after industry. This has really begun to worry me, because we are not ready for this change and most of our leading companies won’t exist 15–20 years from now. Here are five sectors to …

How FullContact helps make Gmail contacts less lame

<i>Editor’s note: Brad Feld’s firm, Foundry Group, is an investor in FullContact.</i><p>I live in Gmail. Gmail Contacts has been lame for a long time. Within an email, it’s even lamer on the right side bar, especially since it could be so amazingly useful.<p>FullContact has just released its FullContact for …

New wearable tells your DVR to record a show when you doze off at the TV

Watching TV is already one of the top things to do when you're feeling lazy, and soon it'll require even less effort. UK telco Virgin Media is set to trial a new wristband that monitors your pulse and can tell when you've fallen asleep. It'll then beam a message to your TiVo and tell it to pause …

Apple Launches A New Tumblr Site Promoting iTunes

Apple has expanded its social media marketing efforts to include Tumblr once again, with the launch of a new iTunes Tumblr site which is currently promoting the “best of 2014” in music, movies, TV and books. The blog features “best of” videos for each category, combined with shareable GIFs, images, …

First Video Of The 2015 Mercedes-AMG C63

The AMG version of the all-new C-Class made its debut yesterday, and now we have the first video footage of the sledgehammer sedan. The video gives …

Adobe Creative Cloud Comes To Chromebooks With Photoshop

Google is quickly trying to flesh out additional functionality and features for their Chrome OS, beyond just basic apps that run in a browser window. The company recently announced the growing capability to run Android apps on Chrome as well, which opens up a world of opportunity for users that …

16 Apps to Help You Read on the Move

From books and magazines, to op-eds and reviews, if the digital onslaught has been responsible for anything, it’s been for delivering a myriad of content. Oftentimes, way too much content, in fact.<p>But where problems lie, solutions normally follow, so here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best apps …

Google Now's latest trick is finding you a cheaper flight

Google Now has been showing off alternate info for when your flight's been delayed for a bit, and as of late the app's looking to take another bite out of air transit frustrations: keeping an eye on ticket prices. Poking around on Google Flights for a trip will drop a card into the search giant's …

Marketing Tools for Any Self-Publishing Authors

Once you’ve got an intention, move onto your audience. Who are they? Why will they care? Where do they currently get their information from?<p>If you don’t know who your audience is, consider this:<p>Why did you write the book?<br>• What do you want people to get from it?<br>• Why would those people be motivated to …

Fascinating gif visualises the patterns of flight

Just like the motion of sculling a skiff through the water, the motions involved in natural flight are never a symmetrical straight-up-and-down wing movement. Instead, it's a looping motion which rotates the direction of the lift force to provide forward thrust and increase speed -- as opposed to …

This year’s iPad Air will reportedly come in gold

2014 will be the year the iPad turns golden, according to a new report from Bloomberg.<p>After introducing gold as a color option in the iPhone lineup with the 5s last year, the second-gen iPad Air will reportedly also be offered in gold.<p>The color addition seems obvious, and we’ve already heard this …

Google+ users can now restrict who sees their content, based on age and location

Starting today, Google is now giving Google+ users a bit more control over who is able to view there posts and who isn’t. Specifically, there are a few different options like only allowing viewers who are 18+, 21+ or even the ability to restrict based on location.<p>Keep in mind that this is an “all …

Contour’s ROAM3 Action Cam Offers More Bang for the Buck, is Waterproof to 30ft Without a Case

After taking an unexpected hiatus, action camera manufacturer Contour is back and action with its first new action camera since 2012. It’s called the …