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The smartest clock you'll ever own is now 15% off!

You need more than just a clock, you need an intelligent display that can not only tell you the time but loads of other useful information in an …

Tim Cook to Trump: You need to improve citizen customer sat, give US ‘most modern gov in the world’ [Video]

As we reported yesterday, Tim Cook was among the tech executives that sat down with President Donald Trump to discuss modernizing the technology of the United States. While some details of the meeting were known, The White House has since posted a video of the meeting, featuring comments from all …

Donald Trump

Here's 12 Minutes of Cringe-Worthy Nurburgring Crashes

Thankfully, nobody was seriously injured in these crashes. But this is why they call it the Green Hell.<p>Now that we're heading into November and get ready to say goodbye to 2016, it's time for one of our favorite end-of-year traditions—supercuts of Nurburgring crashes. We certainly don't want to see …

Guilty Pleasures

Opera brings free, unlimited VPN to Android from today – but with intrusive ads

VPN services can increase the security of your net connections when using public WiFi hotspots, as well as sometimes allow you to appear to be in a different country when accessing geo-limited services, but they usually cost money. Opera has today launched Free VPN, which is both free and unlimited …

Information Systems

Sony’s new $500 in-dash receiver looks like the best value for Android Auto and CarPlay

Sony’s XAV-AX100 in-dash car stereo system might be the best way to get your hands on Android Auto or CarPlay without plunking down a fortune for a new car. The new receivers will retail for $499.99 when it hits stores in late November, and boasts a 6.4-inch, 800 x 480 touch screen, along with NFC …

Angry Range Rover Driver Repeatedly Smashes Into A Jaguar In Dispute Over Money

In China, a beautiful dark purple Jaguar XJ blocked a Range Rover Evoque from an exit, leaving the SUV’s driver with only once choice: to repeatedly …

Nissan's Torture Tests Include Mariah Carey Played Loud For 1,200 Days

Nissan issued a press release explaining their crossover testing methods, and all I can say is that the Juke is tougher than me. Or you.<p>The Japanese …

This Chilling Documentary Recounts The Chaos Of 9/11 Through FAA Recordings

Many lessons were learned the hard way on 9/11, but one of the biggest was just how unprepared our defenses were for an internal attack. While the …

NASA discovers a 'close cousin' of Earth around a sun-like star

Talk about plucking a needle from a cosmic haystack. NASA just announced that its planet-hunting Kepler telescope has discovered Kepler 452b, an exoplanet that exists inside the habitable zone around a G-type star (that is, a star that's awfully similar to our own sun). The planet is about 60 …

How to use Siri with Apple Music

<b>Update March 2017:</b> Added sections for playing Favorites Mix and New Music Mix and a table of contents, Apple Music box, and images for iOS 10. Added …

GoPro's New Camera Is a Tiny Cube. I Took It on Adventures.

I’ve been keeping a secret, and today I can spill the beans. Last month, I took a new camera on some adventures. Yes, it’s a GoPro. A smaller, …

Instagrads: What it's like to spend all 4 years of high school on Instagram

<i>By Sarah Kessler</i><p>"You've never heard of 'Man Crush Monday'?"<p>Michael Martin, a recent graduate of Musselman High School in Inwood, West Virginia, has graciously agreed to explain his class's Instagram habits to me.<p>"Well, 'Man Crush Monday' is the hashtag #mcm. On Monday, you post a picture of either …

The Smart AC Control from tado° lets your iPhone control your existing air conditioner

There are a wide range of devices available for consumers today that are internet and smartphone connected. It is often a struggle to decide whether to upgrade existing products with an add-on or make the investment in a new release that has these features built-in. Upgrading can be hit or miss and …

Home Automation

Stealing Toyota Prius Batteries Is Now A Thing

Install something expensive in a car and thieves will find a way. At first it was catalytic converters and airbags, now it’s hybrid batteries, with a …

Best waterproof cases for iPhone 6 Plus

A waterproof case not only protects your iPhone 6 Plus from water damage, but from sand, dust, and dirt as well. It also lets you take awesome …

Starbucks app fail leads to manager's epic YouTube meltdown

A New York customer says she was struggling with her mobile app. This seemed to lead to the Starbucks manager completely losing it. Of course it's now on YouTube.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I go to Starbucks early and confess that …

Customer Service

Early bird or night owl? It could be in your genes

Being a morning person or a night owl could be genetic, suggests a study based on the habits of fruit flies. Waiter, there's a fly in my coffee!<p>There are two types of people in this world: those who do their best work first thing in the morning just after the sun drags itself out of bed, and those …

Medical Journals

Tesla Energy is Elon Musk's battery system that can power homes, businesses, and the world

The Powerwall can be used to create smart microgrids or supply back-up power<p>Tesla has finally taken the wraps off Tesla Energy, its ambitious battery system that can work for homes, businesses, and even utilities. The system breaks down into two separate products: the Powerwall is a home battery …

How a baseball game played for no one symbolizes what's wrong with America

The Baltimore Orioles played against the Chicago White Sox in an empty stadium today. The Orioles won, but no one was there to cheer.<p>The head of Major League Baseball Robert D. Manfred decided this week that it would be safer for fans that the game proceed without spectators in the stands, and the …

L.A. school district wants multimillion-dollar refund for failed iPad program

The Los Angeles Unified School District is demanding a multimillion-dollar refund from Apple following a failed iPad program that was set to give more than 640,000 students a tablet for education.<p>It is thought that the Board of Education is exploring the possibility of litigation against the …

School Administration

Apple previews revamped Music app with iOS 8.4 beta ahead of WWDC streaming service launch

Apple has just released the first iOS 8.4 beta, which includes Apple’s upcoming revamped Music app. The seed for developers is available via the Apple Developer Center website.<p>As we reported earlier this year, iOS 8.4 includes an all new Music application. The new software design is present in this …

Apps

American motorcycle brands most satisfying, Japanese most reliable, says Consumer Reports

<i>Consumer Reports</i> started tracking motorcycle reliability last year through its regular reader survey, just like the magazine's well-known auto guide. For the 2015 edition, CR now has data on over 12,300 bikes, compared to 4,680 in 2014, and the extra info means it can include more brands, like …

iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and 4-Inch iPhone 6c Rumored for 2015 Release

Apple is planning on releasing three new iPhone models in the second half of 2015, according to a new report from <i>DigiTimes</i>. The site claims that a 4-inch iPhone model will join the 4.7-inch iPhone 6s and 5.5-inch iPhone 6s Plus.<p>Apple will release three different iPhones in the second half of 2015, …

Mobile Technology

Yamaha's little sportbike is affordable, accessible and lots of fun - Roadshow

Just a few years ago, things were looking pretty bad for the motorcycle industry. With the global economy in the dumps, sales plummeted internationally as consumers decided they just didn't need high-speed, two-wheeled luxury items in their lives. Global sales are still well below their all-time …

Northern California

Watch This High Speed Chase End In Righteous Minivan Ass Kicking

Justice has a name, and thy moniker is "minivan driver."<p>A white Dodge Challenger running from the law and screaming through Dallas traffic found it …

Flipboard brings its gorgeous magazine app to the web

Flipboard has taken the leap from mobile to desktop. What started as one of the first iPad apps is now accessible through any modern browser via Flipboard.com, a beautiful web interface for consuming online content.<p>Like the iPad and iPhone app, you can not only read articles from sites you follow, …

Apps

7th heaven: iPhone 7 concept is everything you’re wishing for

Four months down the line, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus still feel like new devices, but that’s not stopping enthusiastic, design-minded techies from creating concept showing how they hope Apple’s next generation iPhone will look.<p>This concept, created by Netherlands-based graphic designer Yasser Farahi, …

Mobile Technology

Ringtones and text tones gone after updating to iOS 8.1.1? Here's the fix!

If your tones are there again, you're good to go. If not, continue on.<p>2. Restore from an iCloud or iTunes backup<p>This particular issue doesn't seem to …

Full Video of Apple VP Greg Joswiak Discussing iOS 8.0.1, Apple Pay, and More Now Available

In late October, Apple's VP of iPhone marketing Greg Joswiak sat down for an interview with <i>Re/code</i>'s Ina Fried and Walt Mossberg at the site's inaugural Code Conference, answering questions about iOS 8.0.1, Apple Pay, and the Apple Watch.<p>While we initially covered the interview when it took place,</i> …

WSJ Posts Full Video of Tim Cook Discussing Apple Pay, Apple Watch, and More

In late October, Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage at the WSJ.D conference in Laguna Beach, California, where he commented on an array of topics including the Apple Watch, Apple Pay, Apple TV, the discontinuation of the iPod classic, and more.<p>While we covered the content of interview at the time,</i> …