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Report: Apple's first car is coming in 2019

Apple’s purported car is now coming in 2019, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>“People familiar with the matter” say Apple is tripling its 600-strong automotive team, and is moving forward after meeting with officials in California. Presumably, at least one of the groups Apple met with was the …

The Full Vermonty: 2015 Subaru WRX STI vs. 2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STi

Getting naughty in America's World-Rally Blue state.<p>From the July 2015 issue<p>As the 1990s segued into the new millennium, the world was busy not ending and the world’s computers were busy not crashing—at least not more than usual. And California was getting blasted by the next big car-culture …

Samsung Launches Its First Tizen-Powered Phone, The Z1, In India For $92

After plenty of speculation and an abort launch in Russia last year, Samsung has finally managed to release its first phone powered by the Tizen operating system. The Samsung Z1 is coming to India initially, where it is available to buy for 5,700 INR — that’s around $92 — from today.<p>The Z1 is an …

These GIFs Show the Freakishly High Definition Future of Body Scanning

General Electric<p>1 of 4<p>General Electric released images on Wednesday from its first clinical trial of a next generation body scanner that captures …

CES 2015: 25 new products and technologies worth talking about

From battery-swapping scooters and people-sensing drones to action cams, virtual reality headsets and smart beds for kids<p>In many ways, this year’s CES technology show in Las Vegas is business as usual. Devices are getting thinner, a new acronym is spawned every minute, and every company is …

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7 things Steve Jobs would have hated about Apple today

A lot has changed at Apple in the years since Steve Jobs died. While much of it is good (record-breaking iPhone sales, work on the new Apple campus, the stock-split leading to new share price highs), it’s unavoidable that one or two (or, indeed, 7) things would slip through the cracks, which …

Back to the Future Day: what Part II got right and wrong about 2015 – an A-Z

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Lizard Squad launches DDoS tool that lets anyone take down online services, starting at $6 per month

Lizard Squad, the “hacker” group best known for attacking Microsoft’s Xbox Live and Sony’s PlayStation Network, has now launched a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack tool. Now anyone can now take down the website or online service of their choice thanks to “Lizard Stresser,” which we’re …

I played Grand Theft Auto V on my phone

PS4 Remote Play is finally on select phones and tablets, and it's amazing — when it works<p>I've spent much of the past few days replaying my favorite games from 2014. I slowly crept through the dark hallways of Sevastopol Station in <i>Alien: Isolation</i>, holding my breath while a xenomorph stalked me …

Raising The Roof: Tesla Opens The Era Of The Upgradeable Car

Fulfilling a promise CEO Elon Musk made back in June, Tesla unwrapped an after-Christmas present for owners of its original Roadster sports car yesterday. A series of three upgrades — to the battery pack, the tires and the aerodynamics — that the company calls “Roadster 3.0” will increase the …

Anonymous To 'Lizard Squad': Stop Attacking Tor

Anonymous, which has a long history of hacking and cyber attacking governments, corporations, and religions organizations, says, "We don't give a f--k about corporate bulls--t networks, we do care about 3rd world communications."<p>The Tor Project is one of the most effective sites for encrypted …

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3 Reasons Why The Auto Industry Should Be Terrified Of The Google Car

The first prototypes of its adorable and potentially groundbreaking self-driving vehicle started rolling off the assembly line.<p>Over the next few years, we're likely to see them tooling around California's roads as Google strives to make fully autonomous cars a reality.<p>For the most part, the …

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Our Most Outrageous Stories and Reviews of the Year – Feature

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 …

5 Super-Useful Things You Can Do With Your Old iPhone

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Xbox Live And PlayStation Network Are Still Down, And The Hacker Gang ‘Lizard Squad’ Is Loving It

A one-year-old water dragon poses in a chair during training by her owner in the outskirts of Bangkok September 10, 2009. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang Xbox Live and PlayStation Network are still down, as of Friday.<p>Both game networks have been experiencing regular outages since Wednesday.<p>And during this …

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Pictures Snapped at Exactly the Same Moment as Google Maps Shots

Desislav Iliev was out walking his girlfriend’s dogs in Chicago when he noticed a Google Street View camera car driving by in front of him. Pulling …

2015 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L

Fine-tuning isn't exciting, but it's what the Sonata needed.<p>From the January 2015 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>The Hyundai Sonata's rise from an embarrassment to mediocrity to a truly competitive vehicle has taken, by car standards, a shockingly short time. Each generation made a meaningful stride over …

How A Hacker Gang Literally Saved Christmas For Video Game Players Everywhere

Despite most hackers being "in it for the lulz" — a hacker term meaning "doing it for fun" — some did not take kindly to threats of disruption to their favourite video game services.<p>In the weeks following Lizard Squad's threat, another gang of hackers formed. It had two aims: 1. Keep the video game …

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2015 Subaru Outback 2.5

The car that makes Subaru, Subaru.<p>There’s a high-fiber thread weaving through Subaru that runs contrary to convention. While the station-wagon body style has been experiencing widespread decline and some automakers have abandoned it entirely, plucky Subaru sells four times as many wagons and …

Creator of Minecraft Drops $70 Million on a Beverly Hills Mansion

Markus “Notch” Persson, the creator of the highly popular game Minecraft just dropped a whopping<p>Markus “Notch” Persson, the creator of the highly …

How to evade a police helicopter in 19 easy steps

Mouth-breathers of the world, unite.<p>It's happened to all of us: you're riding along with a couple dozen of your buddies, minding your own business doing wheelies and rolling burnouts across multiple lanes of traffic when out of nowhere, the police come to ruin your fun.<p>Fortunately, the video below …

This goofy-looking device makes first-person shooters much more exciting

The Woojer sounds like a stupid gimmick, and it arrives with a sales pitch we've heard before.<p>The product itself is a small box that plugs into the 3.5mm audio jack of any device, and then you connect your headphones to the Woojer. The hardware works with any device that outputs audio, from your …

9 Travel Trends That Refuse to Go Away

<i>By Christine Wei for ShermansTravel</i><p>Space travel. Bitcoin payments. Suites on airplanes. Some trends just keeping popping up on our news feeds time and time again. Some of these are fantastic and others... not so much. But for better or worse, here are nine that we think are here to stay.<p><b>1. Wearable</b> …

L.A. Auto Show: Mercedes unveils AMG and Maybach models

While most automakers are content to bring one model to the Los Angeles Auto Show, Mercedes-Benz is unleashing several garages full of high-end hardware.<p>The German luxury brand on Wednesday unveiled the all-new Mercedes-Maybach S600 sedan, the S550 plug-in hybrid, a facelifted and expanded CLS …

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The 12 Worst Apple Products Of All Time

Apple is known for the hit products it has released in the last decade: the iPod, the iPhone, and most recently the iPad.<p>But the company hasn't always been a synonym for success.<p>Some of of its products, particularly in the '80s and '90s, were huge flops.<p>From the PowerPC to the Pippin game console, …

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Hands-On With Google's New, Insanely Huge Nexus 6 Smartphone

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

OnePlus sells 500,000 phones, makes almost no profit on each one

Smartphone newcomer OnePlus has revealed it has sold 500,000 devices since it launched the OnePlus One during the summer. The phone made quite an …

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Best Car To Buy Nominee

Looking more like a compact version of the new S-Class than ever, with an intriguing set of powertrains, quite possible the best interior in the …

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Android Circuit: Motorola's Superior Android, Xiaomi Fights For Third, Note 4 Defeats iPhone 6 Plus

Taking a look back at the week in news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including the Note 4 vs the iPhone 6 Plus, the Droid Turbo’s confirmed specs, Lenovo completes its Motorola purchase, Samsung confirms drastic drop in profits, Android …