Michael D Sims

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Stop the whining! Make Apple EarPods play nice with Xbox One

Other headphones play nice with the Xbox One, but if you have tried to use Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic with an Xbox One controller, it probably wasn't for long. Because if you plugged in a pair of Apple EarPods to a newer Xbox One controller that has a headphone jack, you were greeted by a …

Subaru XV Concept: The Next-Gen XV Crosstrek in Fancy Clothing

You knew another one was coming.<p>Mild-mannered Subaru has been on something of a concept-car bender lately, first busting out the Impreza 5-door hatch concept last October, which was quickly followed the next month by a sedan counterpart, the aptly named Impreza sedan concept. The latest concept to …

What Do You Want To Know About The 2017 Cadillac XT5?

Cadillac’s future is riding on the success of the XT5, and we’ll be driving it over the next two days to tell you whether or not that’s a good thing. …

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Debuts—In Concept Form

Or is it "Type R" form? Either way, it's coming to America.<p>Honda has now rolled out the hatchback version of its all-new Civic at the Geneva show—and even though the model was introduced on the Continent, this is a debut that has plenty of relevance to America.<p>First off, although Honda is calling …

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A Track Tupac Produced & Wrote For MC Hammer Surfaces & It’s Too Tight (Audio & Video)

To describe Tupac as prolific in the eleven months after his release from prison and before his death would be a gross understatement. According to …

Report: Volvo Polestars May Use 450-HP Triple-Charged Four-Cylinder

Twin turbos and a supercharger mean Volvo Polestar wants to party.<p>Volvo's had somewhat of a winning streak over the last couple of years: The new XC90 is one of the nicest SUVs on the market and the upcoming S90 sedan and V90 wagon look fantastic. It's also taken a page from its German rivals and …

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Ford's Fusion V6 Sport Can Skip Over Potholes

So smooth, even Michael McDonald would approve.<p>When Ford's new Fusion V6 Sport debuted at the Detroit Auto Show last month, we said it would come with dampers "that can detect potholes and automatically adjust the shocks to minimize impact ." Now, Ford has revealed what the system looks like in …

Saw that one coming: V90 wagon joins Volvo's luxury lineup - Roadshow

Volvo<p>Volvo's 90 series of large, luxury vehicles grows by one today with the official announcement of the 2017 V90 premium wagon.<p>The V90 joins the XC90 SUV -- winner of the Roadshow Shift Awards Vehicle of the Year -- and the recently announced S90 sedan at the top of Volvo's new lineup and at the …

Thino Pocket Smartphone Charger Now Available To Pre-Order For $20

If you find your smartphone battery requires a top-up during daily life, the new Thino pocket smartphone charger might be worth more investigation as …

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The 50 Most Delicious Brownie Recipes

Homemade Brownies - you'll never make boxed brownies again!

April 4, 2018<p>Good Ol’ Homemade Brownies<p><i>This homemade brownie recipe will change your life! No more box mixes, because these are seriously the best</i> …

Video shows how to upgrade a 16GB iPhone 6 to 128GB for just $60

Last November, we learned that it costs just $90 to replace the 16GB flash memory on an iPhone with a 128GB module instead of the $200 extra that …

the photographer who defined punk and hip hop

Janette Beckman was there at the beginning of it all, capturing the raw power and outsider attitude of London's punks in 77 and New York b-boys in 83.<p>Growing up, Janette always knew she wanted to make portraits, but with her drawing not being up to scratch, she picked up a camera instead and never …

Motorola India announces the Moto X Force: available February 8th

Motorola surprised quite a number of its customers last year when it chose to diversify the Moto X line. Rather than going solo as it had done in years past, the OEM – now owned by Lenovo – released three different devices: the Moto X Style, the Moto X Play, and the Moto X Force. Each one had …

Chase ATMs Will Now Let You Withdraw Cash With a Phone

Payment by cell phone and contactless payment have become all the rage with Apple Pay and Android Pay bringing payment to you with the touch of your …

New Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid review

The Volvo XC90 has already made an impact here at Auto Express. It earned our coveted Car of the Year award last year, and it’s the first in a range …

First ride: Ducati XDiavel

Ducati XDiavel redefines cruiser market<p>Ducati have redefined the cruiser market with the all-new XDiavel which offers feet-forward riding fans an …

This graph lets you listen to every hip-hop hit from 1989 to 2015

The 90’s were very much a golden era for hip-hop. But since I was born in the 90’s, I’ve had to experience a lot of these great albums years after they were released, with no less appreciation.<p>If you’re in the same boat or just looking for a nostalgic playlist, Polygraph and Billboard have got you …

10 of the Most Obscure, Offbeat Muscle Cars

Most car enthusiasts know about Chevelles and Barracudas, but these cars are equally fantastic.<p>Most car enthusiasts know about Chevelles and Barracudas, but these cars are equally fantastic.

2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 vs. 2016 Dodge Viper ACR vs. 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Track Day Bros: A Hard Look at the Three Fastest Cars for Less than $1 Million<p>Jay Lamm, founder and chief perp of the 24 Hours of LeMons, has described racing thusly: “Going around and around in a circle is one of the stupidest things you can do.” With that in mind, we present to you $434,365 worth …

Here's What We Know About the New iPhone

307<p>SHARES<p>Just as Apple followed up on the success of their flagship iPhone 5 and 5S models with the 5C—an affordable, colorful and capable model—it …

Why Do iPhones Suddenly Die in the Cold?

The battery that powers your iPhone “just can’t even” with the cold.<p>The iPhone was not designed for this kind of weather. Literally.<p>Following the extreme cold weather brought about by Winter Storm Jonas (or whatever you want to call it), iPhone owners, including several here at Motherboard, have …

We Hear: 2016 Ferrari FF to Debut at Villa d’Este Concours

Expect an updated cabin and more power.<p>Ferrari will reveal a facelifted FF at the 2016 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este at Lake Como in northern Italy next month, reports <i>Autocar</i>. Last year, we spied an Ferrari FF prototype testing with camouflage on the front bumper to hide the subtle cosmetic …

How to buy an old BMW M-Car

BMW’s Motorsport or ‘M-Power’ division has long been a staple of the top ten most desirable on any self-respecting petrolhead’s dream list. Why? …

Which States Are The Best And Worst For Working On Cars?

When it comes to car repair and modification, there’s just nothing better than grabbing some tools and making a weekend of it. However, there are …

The 2016 Ford Focus RS Is God In Hatchback Form

The most impressive thing about the 2016 Ford Focus RS isn’t the Drift Mode or the fact that it’s stupidly fast on track without showing any sign of …