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Unorthodox Sprite drone tolerates abuse and actually flies

When you picture a consumer drone, something bulky with four or six props <i>à la</i> DJI probably pops to mind. But the folks behind a new model on Kickstarter think that such UAVs have two big problems -- namely, they're hard to carry and break easily if you mess up. They built The Sprite to overcome …

The Worst-Selling Cars Of 2013

No surprise here, but the Ford F-150 pickup truck was the most popular vehicle of any kind sold in the U.S. during 2013. With a total calendar-year volume of 763,402, according to Autodata, that’s nearly 1.5 F-150s sold <i>every minute.</i><p>At the other end of the sales spectrum we have the Acura ZDX …

Mophie Launches Space Pack: Battery Case with Built-in Storage for iPhone 5S/5

Mophie extended its Juice Pack of battery cases today by announcing the new Mophie Space Pack. The new iPhone accessory goes beyond doubling the …

Intel Launches Edison, an SD Card-Sized PC

<b>Intel has taken the wrapper off of Edison, their new ultra small computing module which is no bigger than an SD card.</b><p>Based off of the Quark SoC …

How to Fix Slow Wi-Fi in Mac OS X Mavericks (10.9)

Lately I had a couple friends who just picked up some new 2013 27-inch iMac desktops and upon setting up their machines—they noticed incredibly slow …

Buckethead - Big Sur Moon (ShadowBeatz Remix)

Remixes

Nissan Sentra gets mean with 240-hp Nismo concept

Nissan's Sentra Nismo Concept made its world debut at the LA Auto Show today as part of the Japanese automaker's intitiative to expand its performance line of factory performance models, and it's packing a turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine with 240 horsepower and 240 pound-feet of torque - …

503-HP Volkswagen GTI Comes to L.A., Twin Up! Concept at Tokyo

The 2013 Los Angeles auto show and Tokyo Motor Show may be open during the same week, but that doesn’t mean Volkswagen can’t be in two places at once. The German automaker is showing the super-fast GTI Design Vision concept in the west, and an electric powered Up! in the east.<p>After wowing …

Los Angeles

Mercedes SLS AMG GT Final Edition marks end of AMG's first sports car

This is one of those moments when we hate to see it leave, but we love to see it go. The subject at hand is, of course, the brilliantly brutal Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, the first vehicle developed fully by AMG. Last week we learned that Mercedes will cease to produce the company's flagship sportscar …

This is the 2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo

Godzilla gets an update.<p>The Nissan GT-R is finally coming into its own. It's always been fast, but as we were reminded while testing cars for the 2013 Performance Car of the Year, it hasn't always been rewarding to drive. The GT-R we brought to PCOTY, a Track Edition with funky seats but a penchant …

Sports Cars

Oppo’s First Cyanogen-Modded Smartphone Will Launch In December

As much as I love stock Android sometimes you just need something <i>different</i>, and that’s essentially been the guiding mission of the folks over at Cyanogen Inc.<p>They’ve made plenty of strides with their customized version of Android over the past few months, but now they’re on the verge of a big …

Apple’s Jony Ive Created This Red Mac Pro for Charity Auction [PICS]

Apple design guru Jony Ive and Marc Newson have designed a rare Mac Pro to be auctioned off for charity as part of Product (RED). The auction states …

[Rumor Smash] This Is Absolutely Not An All-White Nexus 5

On the evening of the 18th, Chinese tech site CtechCN began the circulation of an image representing an all-white variant of the Nexus 5, with the …

Google stock breaks $1,000 barrier

High earnings and even higher expectations push stock up more than 13%<p>Google stock bounced above $1,000 US and stayed there, after it reported a 36 …

New iPhoto and GarageBand iOS Icons Suggest App Redesign

<i>9to5Mac</i> has noticed new, redesigned icons for iPhoto and GarageBand for iOS. The new icons allegedly appeared in the iCloud Store Management function …

HTC Announces $4,400 Special Edition Gold HTC One

Insipred by Apple’s hottest-selling gold iPhone 5S, Samsung teased a gold version of Galaxy S4 a few weeks back and now, HTC has decided to join the …

Apple’s Jony Ive Reveals Details About Product (RED) Design

Apple is deeply involved in the fight against AIDS: it has a website dedicated to this campaign, which is scheduled for November 23, 2013, and has …

Enter to Win: Brand New Unlocked 32GB Gold Apple iPhone 5s!

<i>Example picture: Imagine this 32GB gold iPhone 5s in your hand…for free.</i><p>Did you miss out on the initial gold iPhone 5s bonanza? Gold is the new black …

Samsung announces the curved 5.7-inch Galaxy Round

Samsung has just officially announced the ‘Galaxy Round.’ This is the ‘world’s first flexible display’ and sports a 5.7-inch curved OLED display.<p>The …

theScore for Android gains Top News section and a subtle redesign

A contender for the best sports app on the Google Play Store, theScore, has been updated with a few tasty features.<p>theScore 3.5 adds a Top News …

Lotus Evora S LOUD PbRacing Exhaust Sound!

Do you get in a tizzy for the Renault Twizzy?

So, I’ve seen these things around on plenty of occasions. I’ve seen Oakley-Thermonuclear clad, smart-suited city types and …

Fisker PR team and many other employees face layoff this morning

The entirety of the public relations team at Fisker is about to be laid off. That's according to an email <i>Autoblog</i> received this morning from a credible source stating that the entire PR team, along with a large number of other Fisker employees will be furloughed at 8:00AM PST this morning.<p>The …

Motor Authority

The Curious Case Of The Volvo S60 R-Design

I like what Volvo is doing. After a long period of curious choices and mostly uninspired cars, Volvo has made a few nods towards vehicles that are …

2013 Volvo C30 Polestar: The Jalopnik Review

There are many forgotten cars on the roads these days. Cars you see in line at Taco Bell waiting for a Doritos Locos Taco that cause you to take a …

NHTSA Proposes Safety Standards For Older Drivers

The elderly among us can be a bit sensitive, so I’ll try to phrase this gently (but also loudly, as they can be heard of hearing): SOMETIMES, …

The New Chevy Camaro Z/28: Five Awesome Things You Don't Know

Moments after Chevy shocked everyone with the scalding new Camaro Z/28, we began our own scalding-fast process: chasing down GM execs for all the details and back story on this beast. Obtained through some official channels and some channels that were, well, less so, here are the five coolest …

Sports Cars

Motor Authority

Tesla’s Model S Lease and Financing Program Expensive, Misleading

With the help of two banks, federal tax credits for EV purchases, and math that even Wall Street would find fishy, Tesla now has an official loan program for the electric Model S sedan. Company founder (and noted pugilist) Elon Musk announced the news himself earlier this week, calling the deal a …

Finance