Kristain Baty

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What If Apple Bought Tesla?

Rumors about Apple showing interest in buying Tesla have resurfaced after the SF Chronicle reported that Apple’s M&A chief met with Elon Musk last spring. Considering Tesla’s market capitalization of more than $24 billion, such a deal would be unprecedented for Apple, but the two companies do …

The 2014 Chevrolet SS is a four-door Corvette

The rear-drive, moonlights-as-a-cop-car, zombie-Pontiac rock star.<p>The new Chevy SS is sharp, tactile, a joy to abuse, and the most rewarding Chevy sedan we've ever driven. It's also a bit of an oddball, a performance cardoing its best not to look like one.<p>We've been waiting for the SS ever since GM …

CES 2014 Proves That Wearables Are Still A Work In Progress

Before this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, I issued a challenge: I wanted makers of wearable tech to prove to me that the time had come for this category of gadgets. What I was seeking was irrefutable proof there was wearable technology out there demonstrating enough clear and immediate benefit …

Vintage Buses to Run on M42 Line for the Nostalgia Special in NYC

Yesterday, just as we were publishing about the return of the MTA’s vintage “Nostalgia” trains and buses, we caught sight of the Omnibus in Midtown …

CTA says Ventra working more quickly on buses

CTA bus passengers using Ventra cards are boarding and paying their fares much more quickly since recently completed software upgrades that have reduced the need for riders to repeatedly tap the cards on reader boxes, the transit agency reported today.<p>The average time to process Ventra fares on …

Mercedes and Pebble Technology Collaborate on Watch that Keeps Time, Connects to Your Benz

If you’re the type who keeps a close, ahem, watch—nailed it—on the latest and greatest tech to trickle out of Silicon Valley, the Pebble smart watch is likely already on your radar. If not, Mercedes-Benz’s recently forged strategic partnership with the upstart watchmaker-cum-tech company may pique …

Wearable Tech

2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG S-Model 4MATIC Wagon

Prepare to be reduced to a blubbering idiot—a very fast blubbering idiot.<p>TESTED<p>We’re not even going to pretend to be impartial in discussing the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG wagon. We love it. We love wagons and horsepower, and wherever the two shall meet, we shall find true love—or something like that. …

Happy Holidays: 2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo

Weekend Edition – All I want for Christmas is some low mileage GM Cars…

Well, it is that time of the year, and I decided to create this particular posting after stumbling across the website of Bob Adams Classic Cars, in …

5 Things You Need to Know About the Lamborghini Huracan

Unless you live under a rock, you're probably aware that Lamborghini took the wraps off a new car last week. But even if this isn't the first you've heard about the freshest Italian supercar, we've rounded up the five most important things you need to know about the latest Lambo.<p>The youngest kid on …

Auto Ad of the Year Award finalists announced [w/video]

Finalists for the 2013 Automobile Advertising of the Year awards have been picked, and Ron Burgundy from <i>Anchorman 2</i> with the 2014 Dodge Durango is one of them. So is the underside of a cat (it's more interesting than it sounds), which is seen through a Kia Optima panoramic sunroof. There are 15 …

Bose noise cancelling now available for cars without Bose stereos

In 2012, NXP Semiconductor released the SAF775x chip that was the first multi-tuner RFCMOS (radio frequency complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor) single chip embedded with AM, FM and DAB tuners. That story for non-techies is that it could do with one chip what had been previously been done with …

100 years of Aston Martin: What to expect next

Over the last 100 years, Aston Martin has ferried royalty, seduced James Bond and won world racing championships. It's also been through enough bankruptcies and reorganizations to make American Airlines proud.<p>This year finds the iconic British brand celebrating its centenary year in fine form. The …

Where were you when Kennedy for iPhone was released?

A minimalist journal that helps you contextualize your memories<p>There's no shortage of apps that want to help you document your life, but there are none quite like Kennedy. The critically acclaimed app Day One has carved out a niche for itself as the go-to journalling app for iOS users, offering a …

The iWallet Is Coming

<i>Post updated to reflect a misstatement about when Apple rolled out self checkout to its stores.</i><p>This week, Apple unveiled the first large-scale integration of iBeacon, a technology that, when coupled with their fingerprint identification system, may be another building block in building a …

Top 10 Predictions for Technology in 2014

Microsoft may get its mojo back, smartphones will get cheap, and we’re about to enter the Year of Encryption. A look at what to expect in telecom and …