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“Final evolution” of original Raspberry Pi gains micro-SD and lower power consumption

There’s a new iteration of the open-source Raspberry Pi computer kit: the Model B+. According to the Raspberry Pi Foundation, it’s the “final …

US charges Chinese hackers for obtaining military data from Boeing, Lockheed Martin

The US government is continuing its efforts to put pressure on Chinese cyber-espionage activities. According to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, the US Justice Department filed charges against a Chinese national living in Canada named Su Bin. The business owner is charged with working with two anonymous …

Google, Facebook, Netflix Make Their Official Case for Net Neutrality

FCC Chair­man Tom Wheel­er put for­ward a pro­pos­al in May that promp­ted a massive pub­lic back­lash be­cause it would al­low broad­band pro­viders …

Can video games be sports?

The Olympic Games are as ancient a Greek tradition as the Athenian concept of democracy. So long as there’s been human culture, sports have been an integral part of it. In their many forms and over their long history, sports have provided relief from the trudgery of daily life and a less bloody way …

Sony Explains Why PS4 Hasn't Caught Fire In Japan

Even though Sony's console has gotten off to a blockbuster start worldwide, selling over 7 million units to consumers last we heard, and likely a few million more since, there’s one market that it’s found to be a rather tough nut to crack.<p>That would be Sony’s home turf of Japan, where the PS4 has …

Cadillac ATS, Mitsu Evo, New Jaguar Engines, And GTI Recalls: The Week In Reverse

Cadillac’s ATS sedan is still relatively new on the market, but it’s getting a light update for the 2015 model year. The ATS will adopt Cadillac’s …

Land Rover

Daughter Reunites Stepfather With A Porsche 914: Video

Project cars don't always work out the way one would hope. Time, money, and life can get in the way. Still, if giving up a project car means you get …

Porsche

Dubai Roadster already attracting orders ahead of debut

We would generally advise against buying a car sight unseen, but when it comes to some supercars, the entire year's production run is often spoken for before the car is even unveiled. Which is fine, in some sense we guess, when it's coming from a known manufacturer like Ferrari or Lamborghini. The …

Here's your new starter bike: the Honda CB300F

Small, cheap, and good.<p>An able commuter and a great first bike, the Honda CBR300R had a fair fight on its hands with the equally capable parallel-twin Kawasaki Ninja 300. The new CB300F, though, should open up that gap a little. Hatched from the repli-racer shell of its CBR300R sibling, the Honda …

Motorcycles

A Quest for the Secret Origins of Lost Video-Game Levels

How I returned a pirated Sonic the Hedgehog game cartridge to its original architect<p>If I could have told my fifth-grade self that one day I’d be sitting in lobby of storied video game maker Sega’s central building, waiting to meet with <i>Sonic the Hedgehog</i> creator Yuji Naka, I think young me would …

Motorcycle restoration: seat and tank

If you like to tinker with your bike at weekends, we’ve got a treat for you here. The latest clip in our <i>Saturday Sessions</i> YouTube series shows our Honda CB550 coming together with a freshly restored tank and seat unit … and it’s enticingly close to hitting the road again.<p>The bike’s owner, Harry …

Microsoft readying cross-platform capable smartwatch

Yet another company appears to be working on a smartwatch type wearables device and this time it is none other than Microsoft. Yes, the stalwart of …

Wearable Tech

Kyocera adopting sapphire crystal for upcoming smartphone?

The mobile industry is always trying to make smartphones stronger, introducing tougher materials and improving reinforced glass to keep that image nice and clear. The newest and best glass around seems to be sapphire, which Apple uses for the iPhone 5s’ home button and camera glass. Now it seems …

Mobile Technology