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It's time for Call of Duty to return to World War II

<i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> has won plenty of plaudits for its entertaining portrayal of near future combat, and for incorporating the weapons of tomorrow into an established and valuable gameplay formula.<p>Part of the game's charm is its slightly sci-fi setting of computerized combat simulations, …

Spying Software Spots Phone Theft In 2 Minutes, No Password Needed

No PIN codes or thumbprints required.<p>Stolen phones are a logistical pain and a financial burden. As products like Apple Pay attempt to make our phones our identities, the stakes are only getting higher. But do we want every other moment we live to be verified by thumbprint, passcode, or PIN? Is …

The Apple iWear

With the Apple Watch announcement, many an inspirational designs in concept Apple wearables have been dashed. The real thing is sleek and very Jony …

Destiny: Easy Relic Iron Farming - IGN Video

In one area of Mars it's incredibly easy to farm Relic Iron. We show you the best spot to do this so you can upgrade your gear.

GT-R owner finds going 200 mph on a public freeway is asking for trouble

We are going to start with the disclaimer: do not try this at home. Ever.<p>That covered, we've been intrigued with a video that is making its rounds on the enthusiast forums. Shot from a dash cam, with a full performance overlay, it shows a modified 800 horsepower Nissan GT-R (with its …

2016 Honda Pilot Spy Photos: Longer, Less Blocky, More Acura-Like

The Pilot charts a course on the heading M-D-X.<p><b>What It Is:</b> Honda’s long-overdue replacement for the aging Pilot crossover, caught testing in what appears to be production-ready bodywork, complete with Honda badges. Of course, we can’t make out much of the sheetmetal because these prototypes snapped …

Acura

Spied! BMW 7 Series Mule’s Angel Eyes are Looking at the S-Class

A BMW 7 Series prototype has been spotted, which means the automaker’s next-gen flagship sedan could be just around the corner. This isn’t surprising considering that the 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class arrived earlier this year and has set the bar high in the large luxury sedan segment.<p>It’s been more …

2015 Lexus RC F Poses With LFA, IS F, SC 400

The idea of a Lexus performance car would have baffled enthusiasts of 20 years ago, but after a recent shift in priorities at the brand, today the words “performance” and “Lexus” are no longer mutually exclusive terms. <i>Motor Trend</i> had the rare opportunity to gather four of the cars that helped Lexus …

Nissan GTR Vs a Woman | Top Gear Festival Sydney

Top 7 Luxurious Cars for a Relaxing Labor Day Weekend

Three-day holiday weekends are supposed to be relaxing, but they can be anything but, especially if you’re hitting the road for an hours-long trip. Traffic can turn any road trip into a nightmare, that is, unless you’re relaxing in the back seat of the Lexus LS or getting a massage in a Benz. After …

Belgians Want Royalties If Infiniti Builds the Q50 Eau Rouge

Nissan is in hot water—specifically, hot red water—over the pretty French name attached to its GT-R–powered concept sedan.<p>The Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium wants royalties if Nissan decides to sell the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge, so named after the track’s famous (and terrifyingly fast) uphill …

2016 Aston Martin Lagonda Prototype Displayed by Oman Air

It’s been nearly a month since Aston Martin announced the development of its Lagonda supersedan, which it will offer solely to Middle Eastern customers for something like a kazillion dollars. But other than a profile view and an obscured black-and-white shot of a partially assembled car on a lift, …

Watch Daniel Radcliffe Fans Freak Out When He Surprises Them After a Movie Screening

In what he called “a cunning and hopefully joyful act of deception,” Daniel Radcliffe decided to surprise fans following a screening of his new …

Here's why famous people are dumping ice water on their heads

You've probably seen a good number of photos this week of the rich and famous dumping buckets of ice water over their heads. Here's why.<p>What's going on?<p>Everyone you've seen is participating in the <b>Ice Bucket Challenge</b>. The challenge involves daring a person to dump a bucket of ice water over their …

The United States is restricting the only visa made for the new world order: the L-1

To be competitive, a company must be able to move talent to where its business is. Otherwise, absent a mobile work corps, today’s global companies would be unable to deliver goods or services on time. The best teams from the biggest companies tend not to all be in one office, let alone one …

Immigration

Landon Donovan Comments on Jurgen Klinsmann, USA World Cup Roster

There was plenty of disappointment among American soccer fans following the United States' crushing 2-1 defeat to Belgium in the round of 16 Tuesday at the 2014 World Cup. Perhaps nobody felt worse than USMNT legend Landon Donovan, though.<p>Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann controversially left the Los …

Ford’s Top 20 Cars of All Time, Part II – Feature

In our last installment of Ford’s Top 20 Cars of All Time, we paid homage to the 1965 Shelby Cobra 427, the 1955 T-Bird, the 1982 Mustang GT, both the 1939 and 1961 Lincoln Continentals, the 1969 Capri, the 1965 Galaxie and LTD, the 2010 Raptor pickup, the 2005 Ford GT, and last but not least, the …

Why Your Brain Kept Telling You to Blow into NES Catridges

We all know that blowing into an NES cartridge is a useless and potentially harmful activity. But why did we still do it, even though it never …

2015 Lexus IS Gets Minor Updates

The Lexus IS was all-new for 2014 but the new model year sees the stylish sedan receive some minor updates. Due to go on sale this fall, the 2015 …

2016 Toyota Prius Launch Pushed Back Six Months: Report

Toyota's next-generation Prius is one of the most eagerly-awaited green cars of the moment, but potential buyers may have to wait a little longer to …

5 teams to watch when NBA free agency opens

All the anticipation. All the rumors. All the speculation.<p>It all comes to a head beginning at midnight Eastern time, when the NBA free agent market …

Godzilla learns some manners

To truly appreciate the Nissan GT-R, one must embrace not only what it is (which is a lot), but what it is not.<p>For one, it is not small; it is seven inches longer than a Porsche 911 Turbo and some 300 pounds heavier. It is not pretty, either, at least not in a traditional sports-coupe sense. It is …

Aston Martin DP-100 Vision Gran Turismo Concept Revealed at Goodwood

In light of the recent reveals of numerous exclusive Vision Gran Turismo Concepts from Nissan, Mercedes, BMW, and Volkswagen, Aston Martin has revealed its own virtual racer at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Called the Aston Martin Design Prototype 100 (or DP-100 for short), the concept …

LeBron James' seven best options as NBA free agent

LeBron James informed the Miami Heat that he is opting out of his contract that would pay him $20.6 million next season, meaning he will become a free agent on July 1.<p>So now that he will have his choice of teams, where will James end up? Here are his best options:<p><b>Miami Heat</b><p>They are the top option …

Aerospike raises $20M, open sources its in-memory NoSQL database

NoSQL database startup Aerospike has raised a $20 million series C round of venture capital and is open sourcing its in-memory key-value store. NEA …

Apple iPhone 'kill switch' cuts thefts – and Microsoft and Google are to follow

Apple's introduction of a "kill switch" in its iPhone software last September has cut thefts of the phones across the board, according to data from London, New York and San Francisco – while those of other smartphones have continued to rise.<p>Now Google and Microsoft are working on similar …

Minuum keyboard coming to the Moto 360 and other Android Wear devices

When it comes to maximizing space on a smaller display, the Minuum keyboard bills itself as the perfect solution. Essentially the keyboard squeezes an entire alphabet onto one line and actually works pretty well thanks to solid predictive capabilities built-in.<p>Although the app itself has limited …

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Twitter's latest experiment rethinks the retweet

Twitter already made the move to allow tweets inside tweets, but it appears the 140-character social stream is looking to revamp the way we all retweet, too. According to <i>TechCrunch</i>, a new feature being labeled as "retweet with comment" that enables users to better participate in the on-going convo …

What's on tap for Google at I/O 2014

Don't let its DevCon facade fool you: Google I/O has plenty of interesting stuff for <i>everyone</i>. Most of the company's big announcements come during the day one keynote, which we'll be liveblogging tomorrow morning. This year's theme is "Design, Develop, Distribute," a slogan that doesn't reveal any …