Christian Turrbiartes

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New Windows Phone 8.1 Ad Highlights Cortana, Disses Siri

Cortana, the personal assistant for Windows Phone that Microsoft developed to rival Apple’s Siri and Google Now, gets the limelight in a new ad that’s far from being subtle (spotted first by The Verge).<p>The commercial for Windows Phone 8.1 pits Cortana on a Lumia 635 against Siri on an iPhone 5s, …

Apple drops cross-appeal of final judgment in Samsung lawsuit, no longer seeks permanent injunction

Apple on Monday filed a motion with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to drop its cross-appeal of California Judge Lucy Koh's final …

As small tablets fade, iPhone 6 may come just in time - CNET

Research is pointing to a growing preference for large smartphones over small tablets. That means the rumored iPhone 6 can't arrive too soon.<p>Market researcher NPD DisplaySearch said this week that for the first time global tablet shipments declined year to year in the first quarter of 2014. One of …

Hackers only need to get it right once; we need to get it right every time

Hackers need to find one weak point to steal valuable information, while you must account for every possible vulnerability across your entire infrastructure. We must band together, think like a bad guy and take action to protect what matters.<p>Recent high visibility hacks, such as those at Target and …

Smartphone sensor generates crowdsourced pollution maps

Fine dust pollution triggers all manner of health problems, but accurately tracking its concentration across cities and regions takes considerable …

Apple-designed iBeacon hardware hits FCC: for Apple Stores, developers, or consumers?

On July 4th of this year, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) made filings public from Apple regarding an Apple-branded piece of iBeacon equipment. The hardware is shown above to be a rounded hub-like device with a USB port and a dedicate on and off switch at the bottom…<p>The documents for …

Alfa Romeo returns to America... at last

Following a nearly 20 year absence Alfa Romeo is returning to the United States market with the 4C, an exotic-looking two-seat sports car that made its American debut at the New York Auto Show.<p>Alfa's return has been seriously discussed ever since the brand's parent company, Fiat, rescued Chrysler …

Chrysler reveals 707 horsepower Dodge Challenger

Chrysler Group is taking muscle cars to steroid-crazed levels with its new V8 engine. The Dodge Challenger SRT with the optional Hellcat engine, available starting in the fall, will put out a total of 707 horsepower.<p>This will be "the most powerful muscle car ever," according to Chrysler.<p>The …

BMW i8 - Lots of geeky fun

When I was a kid and I imagined what cars would look like around 2014, I imagined something like the BMW i8. Except even my imagination wasn't this cool.<p>Long and low, the i8 has a recessed air scoop carved out of its hood and, on the sides, twin pairs of fins meet at right angles to create a air …

Peter Valdes-Dapena on Twitter: "Godzilla meets King Kone. (Out driving @NissanUSA GT-R) http://t.co/0zumAjEFpj"

Alfa Romeo 4C - Italian with attitude

The Alfa Romeo 4C is, without question, the worst car I've ever loved.<p>I spent a full day driving it until, literally, my butt was sore. Along the way, I racked up a list of complaints that grew by the mile. But when I woke up the next morning I wanted to go drive it some more.<p>It was noisy, like …

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 …

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 …

LaFerrari XX prototype pushed so hard that its suspension fails

Ferrari has a real challenge on its hands. It made the new LaFerrari hybrid hypercar so extreme already that it left little room to crank it up to 11 and turn it into an XX development prototype like it did with the Enzo and the 599 before it. So it's really going to have to push the envelop to …

Brazil reacts to World Cup humiliation

Brazil truly is a nation in shock today, and judging by the covers of the country’s newspapers, a lengthy period of reflection and indeed self loathing looks to be on the cards.<p>It was, declared <i>globoesporte</i>, the Disgrace of Disgraces.<p>Brazilian newspapers and websites agreed that the 7-1 hammering by …

Holland 0-0 Argentina (Argentina 4-2 on pens)

<b>Date</b>: July 9, 2014<p><b>Result</b>: Holland 0-0 Argentina (Argentina 4-2 on pens)<p><b>Scorers</b>:<p><b>Holland</b>:<p>none<p><b>Argentina</b>:<p>none<p><b>Penalty shoot-out sequence</b>:<p>Vlaar (HOL) saved!<p>Messi (ARG) scored<p>Robben (HOL) scored<p>Garay (ARG) scored<p>Sneijder (HOL) saved!<p>Aguero (ARG) scored<p>Kuyt (HOL) scored<p>Rodriguez (ARG) scored<p>Argentina win …

Images of the World Cup - Day 12

Humiliation by Germany could be Brazil's long-term salvation

Over the last 48 hours the popular observation has been that Brazil is a country in mourning. The humiliating semi-final defeat to Germany has shattered the nation, leading to an outpouring of grief over the state of the <i>selecao</i>. The tears shed by David Luiz and the other Brazil players have been …

Brazil 0-3 Holland

<b>Date</b>: July 12, 2014<p><b>Result</b>: Brazil 0-3 Holland<p><b>Scorers</b>:<p><b>Brazil</b>:<p>none<p><b>Holland</b>:<p>Van Persie 4 pen, Blind 17, Wijnaldum 90<p><b>Venue</b>: Estadio Nacional, Brasilia<p><b>Attendance</b>: 68,034<p><b>Match overview</b>: Holland claimed third place at the 2014 World Cup after easily winning a game they didn’t want to play against a …

World Cup Final

22:25 BST<p>Goal!<p><b>Germany 1-0 Argentina</b><p>Gotze 113<p>Substitute Mario Gotze scores with a brilliant finish, controlling a cross from Andre Schurrle with his chest and volleying past Sergio Romero.<p>************<p>Extra time<p>Still goalless after 90 minutes. Sergio Aguero’s arrival for the second half didn’t help …

Germany's Moment of Brilliance

It was always going to take a moment of brilliance or breakdown to decide the World Cup final between Argentina and Germany, clearly the two best …