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More Than Half Of iOS Users Running Latest Version Of Apple's Mobile Software

The numbers may vary — and singer Miley Cyrus may hate it — but the trend is pretty clear: iPhone and iPad users are embracing the new version of Apple’s iOS 7 mobile operating system.<p>A week after Apple released iOS 7 on Sept. 18, more than half of iPhone and iPad users are now running the …

Judge in Brazilian 'iPhone' Trademark Lawsuit Rules in Apple's Favor

Apple has won the right to legally use the "iPhone" name in Brazil after a judge ruled in favor of the Cupertino company in an ongoing lawsuit with IGB Electronica, reports <i>BNAmericas</i> (via <i>CNET</i>). IGB Electronica, a Brazilian cell phone company, originally filed for the iPhone trademark in 2000 but …

Big Indie Pitch winner Fiete Match launches for iOS

AHOiii's memory game and this year's Big Indie Pitch winner, <i>Fiete Match</i>, is now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, Sega announced via its blog.<p>Big Indie Pitch is a collaboration between Sega and PocketGamer where independent developers pitch their game in a matter of minutes. The event took …

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2’s Uprising DLC free to try this weekend

<i>Uprising</i>, a downloadable multiplayer map pack for <i>Call of Duty: Black Ops 2</i>, is available to try for free this weekend via Xbox Live, One of Swords announced.<p>Players will be able to test out four new maps. Magma is set in a modern Japanese village overtaken by lava, while Encore takes place in an …

Latest iOS 7 bug lets you place calls from a locked iPhone

Apple released iOS 7 earlier this week and the first lock-screen bug surfaced just a day later. Now another bug has been discovered, but this one actually allows people to make phone calls from locked devices. Forbes was first made aware of the bug by Karam Daoud, and it's astonishingly simple. …

Man stabbed and robbed of Grand Theft Auto 5 game

Three teenagers charged after victim, 23, was attacked on way home from launch event for violent video game<p>Three teenagers have been charged over the stabbing and robbery of a man who had bought the video game Grand Theft Auto 5 only 80 minutes earlier.<p>The 23-year-old man was attacked as he made …

The Ridiculous Motorcycle Racing Tech of MotoGP

The MotoGP racing series features some of the best riders and most innovative motorcycle tech in the world.<p>The MotoGP racing series features some of the best riders and most innovative motorcycle tech in the world.

Buy this G-Wagon limo and a gigantic tool set from Snap-on

A high-securty G-class limo, which makes any occasion the perfect occasion.<p>What's cooler than the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG? Well, the G63 AMG 6x6 for a start. I think I've got something that's <i>basically</i> as cool as that, though, with this extra-large, G-class limousine. Binz, a German specialty vehicle …

Fashion Designers Put Signature Touch on Infiniti Q50

Lamborghini Reventon 2x Start and Driving!

First Drive: BMW M5 and M6 Competition Package

The price is high for the horsepower, but worth it for the extras.<p>Here's a good problem to have. Your 2013 M5 or M6 has 560 hp. Sounds reasonably adequate, yes? But now you hear that the 2014 $6,000 Competition Packagebumps the turbocharged V8s to 575 hp. Ouch. It's definitely time to go crying in …

Slideshow: 2014 BMW M6 Competition Pack

2014 BMW M5 / M6 Gran Coupe with Competition Package

More M—for more money.<p>Call our response to the latest BMW M6 Gran Coupe and M5 sedan lukewarm. Our tests prove they’re plenty fast, but they lack the visceral communication and engaging soul that made the E39 M5 legendary. We ranked the M5 third in a comparison test against its Audi and Mercedes …

The One With The Nissan GT-R! - World's Fastest Car Show Ep. 3.18

Hyundai opens up European Test Centre at Nürburgring

Anyone who's anyone among automakers tests at the Nürburgring, and the latest to join them is Hyundai. After fifteen months of construction and a €6.6-million investment – just shy of $9M USD – the Korean automaker has finally completed its new trackside testing center that was initially announced …

Chasing a Landspeed Record at Bonneville with a 1100hp Camaro! - Roadkill Ep. 20

Aaron Robinson: Lose A Couple Of Wheels and Things Quickly Get Interesting

A car guy tests Ducati's 1199 Panigale in Italy.<p>I shall assume that you know nothing about motorcycles. That’s because people rabid for bikes seem not to take much notice of cars, except when one is bearing down on them. It’s a church-and-state thing. Bikers think we’re crazy for sealing ourselves …

Motorcycles

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The Hottest New-Car Features For 2014

The annals of automotive history are filled with innovations that literally changed the way motorists and passengers interact with their vehicles. A labor-intensive hand crank gave way to the power-operated engine starter. A clumsy steering column-mounted shifter and clutch was supplanted by the …

Autoblog Green

The Trump administration is considering ways to require imported automobiles to meet stricter environmental standards in order to protect U.S. carmakers, according to two sources familiar with the administration's thinking.<p>One of the biggest stunners of the New York Auto Show came from an unlikely …

134K BMW 5 Series recalled for taillight issue

BMW is voluntarily recalling 134,100 cars due to a faulty ground terminal in the taillight bulb carriers, causing the sudden failure of brake lights, turn signals and reverse lights. The recall covers 2008 through 2010 5 Series models produced between March 1, 2007 and December 31, 2009, and …

Bianchina is the Italian car you never knew you always wanted

In the 1950s and 1960s, America was filled with big, V8-powered land yachts, with brutal straight-line speed and questionable handling. Europe, on the other hand, was filled with interesting, characterful superminis like this Autobianchi Bianchina. (Ok, so we're generalizing a little... roll with …

Google Translate iOS app can now translate your handwriting

The latest version of the app can recognize handwritten text in up to 49 different languages.<p>Google Translate for iOS has just added handwriting recognition to its lineup of language skills.<p>Released Thursday, Google Translate version 2.0 for iOS lets you handwrite characters in the language of your …

Apps

Don’t Look Now, but the Second Screen Is About to Invade Videogames’ Next Generation

The “second screen”: Savior of bored TV watchers, scourge of movie ushers and … <i>something</i> for the future of videogames.<p>By now it’s old news that many …

Gaming

Are iOS 7 apps burning a hole in your pocket?

Outdated App Store policies make paid app updates a hassle for everybody<p>When developer Realmac announced that it would release a new, separate version of its popular Clear to-do app for iOS 7, the crowd went wild. With anger, that is.<p>"What’s this? Greed?" one user said on Twitter. "I have to get a …

Hackers Offered Over $13,000 To Crack iPhone Fingerprint Security

By Jim Finkle<p>BOSTON (Reuters) - Hackers are gearing up for Friday's iPhone 5S release with a contest to crack the device's first-ever fingerprint scanner, a high-tech feature that Apple Inc says makes users' data more secure.<p>A micro venture capital firm joined a group of security researchers to …

One Insight Of Nintendo's Hiroshi Yamauchi That Changed Your Life, Gamer Or Not

After finishing my class yesterday, a student who is usually active in discussion approached to apologize for falling asleep … and he had an excuse. I assumed it would be cramming for a test or some work issue.<p>“I just got Grand Theft Auto V,” he said, “and I couldn’t stop playing last …