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2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Buying Guide | Popular SUV questions and answers

Here's what you need to know before buying a Grand Cherokee<p>The Jeep Grand Cherokee is several SUVs rolled into one. When equipped with the standard 3.6-liter V6, the Grand Cherokee is a refined and well-mannered sport-utility that delivers a comfortable ride, a handsome cabin, along with Jeep's …

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Singer's latest recreation is an ultralightweight Porsche 911

Singer Vehicle Design produces some stunningly reimagined classic Porsche 911s, and the latest model is making its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Called the Dynamics and Lightweighting Study (DLS), it was developed in partnership with Williams Advanced Engineering.<p>Singer and Williams …

Carbon Fiber

The Ford Fusion Is Going To Become A Subaru-Fighting 'Sport Wagon': Report

Ford is killing off almost all of its cars and sedans in North America because modern buyers walk around in a crossover-obsessed haze, but the Fusion …

Ford Fusion

Subaru Legacy, Outback enter 2019 with standard EyeSight safety

Both the Subaru Legacy sedan and Outback wagon (or crossover, however you want to categorize it) were refreshed for the 2018 model year, so the two models soldier into 2019 with few changes, one of which will be <i>very</i> welcome.<p>2019 Subaru Legacy<p>The 2019 Subaru Legacy will start at $22,545, which is …

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Does the Apple TV do enough to warrant its premium price?

I’ve owned every Apple TV since the original one. I’ve also been a “cord cutter” for <i>many</i> years. I’m the ideal Apple TV owner in a lot of ways. I subscribe to all of Apple’s services (iCloud Storage, Apple Music, etc). I’m all in on HomeKit as well. We actually own five Apple TVs (1 of the 4K …

Smart TV

Car sales set to plummet to 60-year low

A quick drive around town is all it takes to notice that new SUVs and trucks outnumber new cars in a big way, but you might not realize just how big the trend has become.<p>Car sales are on pace to hit a 60-year low, Automotive News reports, thanks to the huge growth coming from the light-truck …

Android Auto

The best ways to make your vinyl records sound better

Audiophile

2019 Subaru Crosstrek starts at $21,895

When Subaru introduced a new version of its Crosstrek for 2018, it was just $100 more expensive than the outgoing model. It appears Subaru is keeping that pricing theme alive for 2019 with only minor price bumps.<p>The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek will start at $21,895, a bump of just $100 over last year. …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

2019 Volvo S60: Born in the USA

The 2019 Volvo S60 carries with it a number of firsts. It'll be the first Volvo to be sold without a diesel variant. It'll be the first Volvo manufactured in the United States. But, at the same time, it's the last piece of Volvo's puzzle that started with the XC90.<p>At first glance, the S60 doesn't …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

These New Bookshelf Speakers From Q Acoustics Sound Like A Bargain

Back in 2015, I reviewed a pair of Q Acoustics 3020 bookshelf speakers that wowed me with their solid sound and superb construction. So when I got a call asking me if I’d like to review the brand new upgraded version of the 3020 speakers, I couldn’t wait.<p>These fabulous little speakers are part of …

Update: Naim products on their way

<i>Coming soon</i><p>I just wanted to let readers know that there is some cool gear winging its way to the house for review.<p>It takes a bit of time to organize …

tvOS 12 brilliantly fixes the biggest password pain on Apple TV

Apple TV is about to get a lot more friendly when it comes to inputting passwords and PINs.<p>Entering passwords on Apple TV has been one of the biggest pain-points on its entire existence. But starting with tvOS 12, Apple is giving its box the ability to prompt all nearby iPhones to enter a password, …

Steve Tibbetts – Life Of

1954.<p>Mamie Eisenhower launches the first nuclear-powered submarine.<p>Hudson merges with Nash-Kelvinator to form American Motors Corp.<p>Joe DiMaggio and …

Shelby American Shows off the New 2018-2019 Super Snake with up to 800 HP

With 800 horsepower under the hood, the Snake-bitten Mustang can sprint to 60 mph from standstill in 3.5 seconds.<p>The Shelby Super Snake has held a …

Deep discounts — $12K, $13K, $16K — are fueling a pickup price war

Ford, Chevy and Ram and their dealers are all throwing down<p>Heavy discounts of up to $16,000 per vehicle are fueling a "truck war" among full-size pickups sold in the United States by the Detroit Three, a Reuters analysis shows.<p>Strong U.S. sales this year of the highly profitable big trucks have …

2019 Subaru WRX and WRX STI Series.Gray revealed, look a bit blue

750 will be WRX, 250 will be WRX STI<p>Subaru mentioned that it would make special Series.Gray versions of its WRX sports sedans, but it wasn't until now that the company showed what the special cars actually look like. The 2019 Subaru WRX Series.Gray and WRX STI Series.Gray cars are certainly less …

NAD Introduces $299 “Music Lovers” CD Player

NAD Electronics has introduced a performance-oriented CD player “engineered for musicality, simplicity and value” at a time when many brands have …

ATSC 3.0: The future of free antenna TV is coming, eventually

It's been two years since we last wrote about ATSC 3.0, also known as "Next Gen TV," and a lot has changed. But with the breakneck speed of change in other areas of TV -- namely streaming video -- the new version of free antenna TV is moving at a snail's pace.<p>Certain aspects of ATSC 3.0 have been …

2018 Mazda6 2.5T First Drive Review | Smooth operator

The sleek sedan goes upscale<p>ANN ARBOR, Mich. — We like driving Mazdas, even if it's not the Miata, because they've always got an underpinning spirit of enthusiasm that makes even the slowest Mazda3 or the heaviest CX-9 at least somewhat entertaining. So when Mazda announced the refresh of the …

Apple's HomePod smart speaker is better, but here are 5 things it still needs to beat Alexa

Apple's iOS 11.4 software is here at last, and with it AirPlay 2. AirPlay 2 adds multiroom audio and stereo pairing -- features we've been waiting for since WWDC 2017.<p>Multiroom audio allows you to play the same music or podcast in different rooms at the same time on HomePod smart speakers, Apple …

2018 Subaru WRX STi Type RA boggles the mind as most expensive Subaru

The 2018 Subaru WRX STi Type RA is the poster child of Japanese rally car design, putting the silly in the serious, and prioritizing handling over engine breath. This limited edition model won’t sell much, and not because it’s the most expensive production Subaru at $49,000. It won’t sell much …

Tesla Model 3 Gets CR Recommendation After Braking Update

Consumer Reports now recommends the Tesla Model 3, after our testers found that a recent over-the-air (OTA) update improved the car’s braking …

Here's Why CarMax Makes More Money On Used Cars Than Anyone Else

CarMax is an absolute powerhouse when it comes to pre-owned vehicle retailing. It sells more than double the used inventory than their nearest …

Best turntables you can buy, from affordable to absolute insanity

Are you getting ready to take the plunge for your first turntable? Or maybe you're a long-time vinyl vet looking to upgrade? In either case we've got you covered. Here are two dozen (!) of our favorite models, from "ultra-budget" to "sky's the limit." Technics introduced the world's first …

Fiat Chrysler recalls 4.8M cars for cruise control problems

Even though Fiat Chrysler's latest recall is <i>huge</i>, the chance of actually running into the problem is rather small.<p>FCA has issued a recall for approximately 4.8 million vehicles in the US, all of which have automatic transmissions and gas engines. The full list is below:<p>2015-2017 Chrysler …

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2019 Subaru WRX STI Gets More Power

Pricing announced for the revised WRX and STI<p>Subaru is expanding its crossover lineup with the Ascent and Crosstrek Hybrid, but it hasn’t forgotten about the traditional cars that make up much of its cachet. To that end, Subaru has updated the WRX and STI for the 2019 model year, and base prices …

Android Auto

Arlo Pro 2 is the best wireless home camera system out there, and it’s never been cheaper

One might think things couldn’t get any better than the Arlo Pro home security camera system, but then Netgear went ahead and released Arlo Pro 2. …

Smart Homes

NVIDIA's budget GTX 1050 3GB is for gamers, not crypto-miners

Despite the looming arrival of its next-gen graphics cards, NVIDIA quietly unveiled a new budget model, the GeForce GTX 1050 3GB. It's positioned between the regular 2GB GTX 1050 and the 4GB 1050 Ti, with a faster base clock but lower memory bandwidth of 84 GB/second compared to 112 GB/s for the …

Razer slims down Blade, debuts macOS-compatible eGPU enclosure

The new Blade with a 15-inch display, Max-Q graphics, and more starts at $1,899.<p>With Razer releasing a smartphone and a three-screen laptop concept …

2019 Ram 1500 Laramie 5.7L First Test Review

The great disrupter?<p>Ram has long been the disrupter in the half-ton pickup market. Without the burden of holding on to the sales throne and free of the pressure of toppling the longtime sales king, Ram has been blessed with the opportunity to regularly disrupt the pickup segment. Back in 1994, the …

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