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First privately owned Corvette Stingray blitzes 1/4 mile in 12.23 at 114.88 mph

Chevrolet's latest road rocket, the Corvette Stingray, is a very quick car. If one needs further proof of that, we recommend they take a look at this video from Hennessey of what is claimed to be the first privately owned C7 Corvette to make a pass down the quarter mile. Not just any quarter mile, …

This App Gets You Into the Best Airport Lounges

You don't need to be a first class flyer or a an über-elite-platinum status member to get into some of the world's best airport lounges. Sometimes …

Bailout dealership cuts did their job as profits surge

Almost five years after US taxpayers bailed out General Motors and Chrysler, a large majority of their slimmed-down dealership networks are posting soaring profits, <i>Bloomberg</i> reports, and contributing to the US auto industry on track this year to deliver 15.4 million vehicles, the most since 16.15 …

Steve Jobs' Childhood Home to Become Historical Site

The Los Altos home where Steve Jobs first began building computers may be turned into a protected historical site, reports <i>CNN</i>. Located on 2066 Crist Drive in Los Altos, California, the house was first inhabited by Jobs and his family after they moved to the area when he was in seventh grade.<p>In the …

iBlockbuster weekend for Apple's new iPhones

Shares of device maker jump 5% on exceeded expectations for product launch.<p>SAN FRANCISCO — Apple said Monday it sold a record 9 million new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c models during the first weekend the devices went on sale, topping Wall Street expectations and sending the company's shares up nearly …

Tim Cook: Apple Will Never, Ever Make a Cheap iPhone

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Many had expected that with iPhone saturation in richer places like America and Europe, Apple would …

Apple iPhone 5S and 5C: everything you need to know

Apple’s iPhone event on Tuesday brought us the two new devices we expected — and not much else. At a comparatively subdued and small event, the company replaced last year’s iPhone 5 with two models: the iPhone 5c, a colorful plastic phone that starts at $99, and the iPhone 5s, a high-end device …

iPhone 5S preview: what to expect from Apple's premium handset

We run through the likely features on Apple's latest premium handset iPhone 5S and 5C launch - live coverage<p>Apple breaks with its own convention on Tuesday, with what is expected to be the launch of two new iPhones - breaking from its tradition of a solitary current-generation iPhone model.<p>One is …

This week's top photos includes the Lamborghini Cabrera, Nissan GT-R NISMO, and a carbon McLaren P1. Which one's your favorite? More -> http://bit.ly/1cSHfUE

Audi A3 Cabriolet

Audi's new A3 Cabriolet is revealed ahead of its debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show.<p>A smaller Audi with a bigger view of the sky.

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Aspyr to Drop Game Support for Snow Leopard as OS X Mavericks Launch Nears

Mac gaming publisher Aspyr has announced on its blog that as of the launch of OS X Mavericks later this year it will begin phasing out support for running titles on Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, which includes future patches for existing games as well as any upcoming titles that the company plans to …

iPhone 5S To Ring In The New With Expected Fingerprint Sensing Home Button

Tuesday will tell, but multiple rumors are pointing to a subtle design distinction for the forthcoming iPhone 5S. Along with new Gold and Graphite colors, the home button is expected have a new look signifying the inclusion of a fingerprint scanner within.<p>FOX News anchor (and now app developer) …

Samsung introduces the Galaxy Gear smartwatch, a companion watch for your Galaxy devices

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Note 10.1 are here, but what would they be without a companion smartwatch? In a move …

Lexus LF-NX concept previews new compact crossover

The X1, GLA, and Q3 will face a strong contender from Japan.<p>Lexus is ready to battle the likes of the BMW X1, Audi Q3, and Mercedes-Benz GLA with a new small crossover of its own. The new LF-NX concept, which will debut next week at the Frankfurt Auto Show, telegraphs the upcoming Lexus NX …

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Apple confirms event for Sept. 10

Apple has made it official. The company is holding a media event at its Cupertino corporate campus on September 10, presumably to introduce a new iPhone, and we'll see what else.<p>Apple's invitation lacked the cryptic clues you sometimes see prior to one of the company's product unveilings. Colorful …

Confirmed: Jaguar is going to build a crossover, and this is a teaser image of the C-X17 Concept which previews it. More -> http://bit.ly/1a11QFb

As Expected, Vodafone Sells Its Stake in Verizon Wireless for $130 Billion, Giving Verizon Communications Full Ownership

Verizon Communications and Britain’s Vodafone announced a deal Monday that will give Verizon total ownership of the wireless company that bears its …

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2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK 63 AMG Black Series: An F1 Pace Car for the Masses! - Ignition Ep. 82

Acer is first to put a 4K video camera in a phone

Despite being among the world's top laptop makers, Acer has yet to make a name for itself internationally as a smartphone manufacturer. While its latest smartphone is unlikely to change that, one feature will certainly pull people's attention away from Samsung, Apple and the rest: a 4K camera. …

Leno steals Porsche 918 from The Quail for latest Garage episode

Just because he's a famous celebrity doesn't mean Jay Leno got to take it easy at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance earlier this month. Having already spent some time with the gorgeous Cadillac Elmiraj Concept and Ed Welburn for a recent episode of <i>Jay Leno's Garage</i>, the late night talk show host …

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Has Some Of The Best Seats Of Any Car Right Now

The Chevrolet Corvette used to have some of the lightest seats in the industry, which matters a lot for sports cars because every last ounce counts.<p>So why did engineers decide to give the highly anticipated 2014 Corvette new seats that weigh 11 pounds more?<p>“We felt like we had to do it,” says Tadge …

We hear Cadillac's planning to launch a full-size sedan and two new crossovers by 2017. Will these new models help it compete against the German competition? More -> http://bit.ly/14iLYcE

What would you say are the essential, must-have, to-die-for luxury and performance cars of 2014? More -> http://bit.ly/18vD10V

Parallels Launches Desktop 9: Faster, Stronger, And Packed With New Features!

• Home<br>• Apps<br>• Mac<br>• News<br>• Parallels Launches Desktop 9: Faster, Stronger, And Packed With New Features!<p>J. Glenn Künzler - Aug 30, 2013<p>Following yesterday’s …

Microsoft Says Xbox One Is Worth $100 More Than PS4

<i>It’s only a Benjamin.</i><p>The pre-next-gen console wars are all fiery and hot even before product release.<p>Fans and corporations alike continue to throw punches, defending their system and attacking the other.<p>One of the major remaining differences between the next consoles on offer from Microsoft (MSFT) …

This is Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch: A blocky health tracker with a camera

<i>Editor’s Note Sept. 4: Samsung announced the Galaxy Gear Smartwatch as expected. We’ve got all the details on the Galaxy Gear smartwatch right here on VentureBeat.</i><p>Samsung is set to reveal its Galaxy Gear smartwatch next Wednesday, Sept. 4, in Berlin. But this weekend, we got a first look at the …

Parallels Access: Run Mac and Windows Apps Like They Were Made for iPad

<b>Parallels Access</b> is a new iPad app launching tonight – that promises to let you experience Mac and Windows applications as is they were made for the iPad. It ‘applifies’ your Windows and Mac apps to make them feel as it they’re native iPad apps.<p>The app is published by Parellels, the makers of the …