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The 6 Most Outrageous Things We Did This Year, Or: They Pay Us To Do This Stuff?

As end-of-year wrap-ups go, this one is pretty straightforward: In between the automotive news and review coverage we ladle out every day, we occasionally went off the rails. Let our hair down. Walked on the wild side. To wit: During 2014, we tried using a 0.3-hp electric children’s toy to commute …

Nissan GT-R

3 Fat Destroying Finishers That You Can Do Every Workout

<b>FINISHER ONE: The Fat Assault</b><p><b>Equipment needed:</b> AirAssault Bike<p><b>How to do it:</b>Sprint for 15 seconds and rest for 15 seconds. Repeat 10 total times.<p><b>Why it’s great</b>: The AirAssault is a stationary bike without a motor. It only has a fan in its front wheel that provides wind resistance. The harder you …


Getting started with Inbox by Gmail

​Google just released a new way to keep your email organized so you can spend more time being productive. Read on to learn how to use all the new features of Inbox by Gmail.<p>Sorting through a bunch of email is not a great way to spend your time, both on and off the clock. As a solution, Google has …


Google Unveils Inbox, a New Take on Email. And Possibly a Replacement for Gmail.

Blocks: A customisable, modular smartwatch

A customisable, modular smartwatch called Blocks promises a choice of features to fit your lifestyle.<p>The beautiful thing about a PC is that it can be customised for your needs. You need better graphics capabilities? You can upgrade your video card. Running out of memory? You can install some more. …

Wearable Tech

August Smart Lock review: August makes the smart lock mostly simple - CNET

August makes the smart lock mostly simple<p><b>The Good</b> Good looks, strong user management, and convenient automated features make the August Smart Lock a leader in its niche.<p><b>The Bad</b> Android users don't get auto-unlock at launch, Bluetooth can cause irritating connection lag, you can't control the August …

Home Automation

Siri Gets Taken Down By Google Now In Intelligence Battle

You always knew that Siri wasn't the best assistant, but now you have proof.<p>A new study released Tuesday by consulting group Stone Temple compared the top voice-controlled search engines, Google Now, Cortana and Siri. Google Now is on Android phones, Cortana is on Microsoft phones and Siri is on …

New Galaxy Note 4 ad is four minutes of puntastic silliness

No, I will not make a single Note pun in this post. I am pretty sure Samsung exhausted them in its new Note 4 commercial anyway. I’ll tell you one thing though – this ad will probably make a lot of people cringe, but I actually love it. There, judge me.<p>At least is a nice change of focus, after all …

Galaxy Note

Belkin WeMo LED Lighting Starter Set

<b>The Good</b> Belkin WeMo LEDs offer a well-refined app experience and top-notch ease of use. The bulbs themselves are also highly efficient and boast surprisingly high color-rendering scores.<p><b>The Bad</b> There's no option for a physical remote with WeMo, and no Web interface, either.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Smart …

Home Automation

How Apple's iWatch can succeed where others have failed

Apple's expected wearable should finally be debuting next week. Here's how it could have an edge on anything that came before.<p>I've reviewed tons of smartwatches. Or so it seems. And yet, I don't see many people wearing them. That's because the whole wearable landscape is embryonic. And, a lot of …

Wearable Tech

Motorola Moto 360

<b>The Good</b> The Moto 360's distinctive round design and premium materials look sharp. It's lightweight and comfortable, and it doubles as a bedside clock with its clever included inductive charging cradle.<p><b>The Bad</b> Its battery life is not good enough for a watch. Its Android Wear software is awkward and …

Wear OS

20 Google Now tips every Android user should know

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