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Tesla is finally building an SUV — and they want it to appeal to women

With the X, Tesla will at last have a car to satisfy the consumer's craving for crossovers and SUVs.<p>The Model S has been a home run for the company — they are selling as many they can build.<p>However, as Tesla marches towards its future as the mass-market manufacturer of Elon Musk's visions, the …

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USB-C has already won

Much of the initial attention around USB-C centered around its reversibility; Apple’s Lightning cables have shown how it’s hard to go back to struggling with asymmetrical USB jacks, and USB-C is the first standard solution to address the issue. But the connector’s potential functionality is just as …

Jay Z fires shots at Apple and Spotify in vicious freestyle rap

Tidal CEO and former Samsung sellout Jay Z may have wiped himself off the list of celebrities set to receive a complimentary Apple Watch, thanks to a vicious freestyle rap aimed at Apple, Spotify and YouTube.<p>In front of 3,000 fans over the weekend in New York, Jay Z defended his Tidal streaming …

Parents Share Newborn’s Heartbeat With Family Via Apple Watch

- May 4, 2015<p>To be filed under “Awwwww…” While some have written off the Apple Watch’s ability to share your heartbeat as a gimmick, at least one set …

Piper Pied Imitates HBO’s Silicon Valley And Creates Lossless Compression For Online Images

Brother and sister team Peter Ma and Nancy Ghaly presented Piper Pied, a lossless compression algorithm for online images, at the Disrupt NY Hackathon today. The startup is a “creative spin” on Pied Piper, the company with a similar lossless compression algorithm for everything that appears in …

Control the 'GTA V' cellphone with an iPhone, Arduino and a hack

<i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> has a few mobile apps of its own, but one enterprising modder has taken the idea to its natural conclusion: an application that lets you control the in-game cellphone with an iPhone. With the application you can scroll through text messages on-screen, peep your current list of …

This is what new Star Wars droid BB-8 would look like in space gray

With its roly-poly looks and infectious personality, new droid BB-8 looks primed to be a real scene-stealer when <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> hits theaters at the end of the year.<p>And now we know what the ballsy little bot would look like if Jony Ive replaced its orange-and-white color scheme with …

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Sony should probably stop making phones

Xperia mobile division drags down the bottom line<p>Sony has reported earnings for its 2014 fiscal year along with forecasts for the next, and the numbers don’t give much reason for the company to stick with certain struggling products. Sony made an operating profit of ¥68.5 billion ($571 million) off …

Apple Watch apps: Best practices when designing for the wrist

Currently limited to actionable notifications (short and long looks), widgets (glances), and remote views (WatchKit apps), even though Apple Watch …

'Halo' tournament canceled because Xbox One game is still broken

<i>Halo: Combat Evolved</i> may have been one of the first console shooters to hit the competitive gaming circuit but a recent tournament was derailed because almost <i>six months</i> later, <i>The Master Chief Collection</i> is <i>still</i> broken. The official <i>Halo</i> eSports league, Halo Championship Series, had to cancel the …

Can The New Surgeon General Become The Next Dr. Oz?

When it comes to medical innovation, we live in wondrous times. Advances are being made on a seemingly daily basis. New medical technologies are being invented that can detect disease at early stages. New drugs are being discovered to treat cancer, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and rare diseases …

Apple Watch waterproofness tested, unaffected by 15 minutes of submersion (Video)

Over in Australia, the team at FoneFox have already been putting the Apple Watch through its paces underwater. Apple claims an IPX7 water-resistance rating for its device, which means it can withstand 1 meter of submersion for 30 minutes. However, companies often conservatively state the limits of …

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Telltale Games and Marvel to team up for new game series coming in 2017

Telltale announced the partnership earlier this evening on its blog:<p>Announced this evening in San Francisco, we're excited to reveal an all-new …

Watch Tim Cook, Eddy Cue and Phil Schiller boogie down

<b>Update: The video has already been removed, but I’ve replaced it with a cached version.</b><p>We now know what Pharrell Williams’ payment was for his advance gold Apple Watch Edition: Promising to not laugh at Tim Cook, Eddy Cue, and Phil Schiller’s “dad dancing” moves during yesterday’s live concert at …

Scientists create first genetically modified human embryo

For the first time in history, a team of researchers have successfully edited the genes of a human embryo. The researchers from Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou reportedly used the CRISPR/Cas9 technique to knock a gene called <i>HBB,</i> which causes the fatal blood disorder β-thalassaemia, out of donor …

Tim Cook has made a fool of anyone that dared to question how he was running Apple

It was the day before Apple reported earnings, and I said, "It's time to consider whether Tim Cook has mismanaged Apple."<p>Analysts were anticipating Apple's revenue growth would only be 1% for the March quarter of 2014. They thought iPhone sales growth would only be 3% for the quarter.<p>Considering …

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Security flaw allows attackers to crash carrier iOS devices within range of a fake WiFi hotspot

Security researchers yesterday demonstrated a method of creating a ‘No iOS zone,’ inside of which all carrier iPhones and iPads on iOS 8 are rendered impossible to use, reports Skycure. Most apps that connect to the Internet crash on opening (shown above), and it’s even possible to put iOS devices …

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First 'Star Wars' spin-off movie will show theft of Death Star plans

ANAHEIM, Calif. — <i>Rogue One</i>, the first <i>Star Wars</i> spin-off movie, will deal with a group of resistance fighters stealing the plans for the Death Star …

James Earl Jones Confirmed as Darth Vader for Star Wars Rebels Season 2

At a press conference during Star Wars Celebration Anaheim Saturday afternoon, shortly after the season two trailer was revealed, the very first …

R2-D2 delightfully plays with young 'Star Wars' superfan in wheelchair

Don't tell C-3PO, but it looks like Artoo just found a new best friend.<p>A fan-made R2-D2 unit rolled up to a young boy in a wheelchair at the <i>Star Wars</i> …

Everything We Know About 'Star Wars: Battlefront' So Far

<i>Star Wars: Battlefront</i>, the first Star Wars shooter released in many years, was officially unveiled today, to much hype and excitement.<p>The game looks great, though we won’t know for sure if it is great until we actually play it.<p>We’ve pieced together as many details as we could find from today’s …

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Star Wars Celebration: Star Wars Battlefront Will Let You Play as a Female Stormtrooper

Not the first time female stormtroopers have appeared in a game... probably.<p>Star Wars Battlefront will give players the option to play as a female …

EA's Star Wars Battlefront Trailer Reveals Weapons, Vehicles, and Characters

Oh, the possibilities.<p>Developer DICE released a trailer for the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront this morning, and it featured a large number of …

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Matthew McConaughey reacts to the new Star Wars trailer, and a meme is born

The McConaissance Awakens<p>If you're reading this, you must have a pulse. If you have a pulse, I assume that means you've seen the new <i>Star Wars</i> trailer. If <i>those</i> two things are true, you must now watch this video of Matthew McConaughey reacting to the trailer (above). His strange cry-laughing …

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Tons of Info and Images From the Unfinished Episodes

Dave Filoni and Pablo Hidalgo take us through what could have been.<p>The panel for Star Wars: The Clone Wars at Star Wars Celebration today gave the …

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New 'Star Wars' trailer is here, and Han Solo is back

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Here it is: The <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> trailer fans have been waiting for ever since the teaser trailer dropped back in …