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Classic road trip: storm chasing in a Lamborghini Huracan

Nobody manufactures inappropriate hysteria quite like American TV news, and as we landed in Phoenix, Arizona, the local stations were filled with …

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Man jailed for WhatsApp ‘revenge porn’ after posting images of woman online

A 21-year-old man is believed to have become the first person in the UK to be jailed for posting revenge porn online.<p>Luke King was given a 12-week sentence after pleading guilty to harassment without violence. He had published intimate images of a woman on the WhatsApp messaging service in August …

GRID Game Streaming Service Is A Golden Opportunity For NVIDIA

NVIDIA made a series of interesting announcements today regarding its excellent SHIELD Tablet. The company released a few more details about the impending Android Lollipop update (with redesigned apps) coming to the SHIELD Tablet, it announced a new “Green Box” game bundle which includes a Tegra …

Xbox One Outselling PS4, Microsoft Celebrates 10 Million Units Shipped

Despite its enormous footprint, Microsoft has always been the underdog in the console space. With Xbox, they had something to prove. With Xbox 360, they challenged the mighty PlayStation brand and emerged mostly victorious. With Xbox One, however, the company has had to self-correct while Sony …

How Assassin's Creed Unity's micro-transactions work

Assassin's Creed: Unity has launched in the UK and its micro-transaction prices are live, which means we're now able to investigate Ubisoft's new …

Heists Finally Coming To 'GTA Online'

GTA Online! Rockstar’s long-rumored multiplayer take on the vicious sandbox that is the GTA series, a chance to do jobs, earn money and live your own personalized version of a brutal American dream. You can even do heists with your friends! That last one, well — that last one has taken a while. …

Jony Ive says Apple Watch will include Fitbit-like silent alarm clock feature to wake you up

This past week, Apple design head Jony Ive spoke about a range of topics, including the Apple Watch, at San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art. Ive noted that the development of the Watch was more difficult than the iPhone because of the historical precedence of wrist-worn timepieces. In more …

iPad: $1.50 per year

If you fully drain and charge your iPad every other day it will use about 12 kWh of electricity per year. Source: Electric Power Research Institute

Yosemite & iOS 8 How-to: Set up and use SMS Relay

Now that iOS 8.1 is out, with iOS 8.1 running on your iPhone, you can set up SMS Relay. This is one of the features of Continuity, which further integrates and connects your Mac and iOS devices, running Yosemite and iOS 8.1. Continuity also includes Handoff, iPhone Cellular Calls, Instant Hotspot, …

Apple Retina 5K iMac Has a Screen That Can Stop Traffic

There is a lot to like about Apple's 27-inch iMac With Retina 5K Display. In addition to having the fastest processor that Apple's ever put in an …

Sprint Wants To Give You A New iPhone Every Year, But Whose Deal Is Best?

When Apple launched the iPhone 6 last month, Sprint saw an opportunity to bring the Apple faithful over to the nation’s third-place carrier. Dubbed “iPhone for Life,” the new offering allowed customers to get Apple’s latest smartphone by making monthly payments while paying nothing up front. With …

6 Reasons Travelers Are Upgrading to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

My husband just purchased an iPhone 6 Plus in anticipation of a long trip next month, and I'm pondering whether to get that version, or the slightly smaller iPhone 6. For the past couple of weeks, I've been writing down questions, and talking with my friendly local geniuses and …

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AppRadio 4 will support Apple CarPlay, lossless FLAC media

The fourth generation of Pioneer's smartphone-centric AppRadio line of car multimedia receivers has been announced and is coming soon.<p>AppRadio 4 isn't much different from the previous 3 generations. It is mechless, which means that the receiver lacks a CD/DVD drive or moving parts. Instead, the 4 …

Skype to End Domestic Voice Calls in India on November 10

Skype users in India will soon be unable to call landlines and mobiles based inside the country.<p>The feature will will be unavailable from November 10, reducing the usefulness of the cross-platform call and messaging service. Skype didn’t give a reason as to why it was abandoning domestic voice …

Data-saving Opera Mini browser to land on Samsung Gear S watch

While Tizen's smartphone future remains foggy, it's slowly gaining street cred in the wearable space courtesy of Samsung's smartwatches and their handful of apps. The latest brand to help push this young ecosystem is none other than Opera, who is bringing its Mini browser to the Gear S due later …

Samsung's not done: Tech giant looks to new phones, materials to rally

Pretty soon, Samsung may need to look to a return to profit growth as its "Next Big Thing."<p>Three months after warning that the second half of 2014 would Samsung said Monday that it expects a decline of nearly 60 percent in its operating profit for the third quarter.<p>The anticipated fourth …

Life after Sony: Vaio shows off hybrid laptop prototype

Lenovo proved that its possible to buy an unwanted business (PCs) from a giant company (IBM) and turn it a massive success. After buying Sony's portable PC business, Vaio is hoping for the same and just revealed its first prototype: a 12.3-inch hybrid tablet that would cost at least 200,000 yen …

Opera Mini will let you browse the Web on your Samsung Gear S smartwatch

A little over a month ago, Samsung unveiled its new Gear S smartwatch, a Tizen-powered timepiece capable of making calls and going online <i>without</i> leaning on a smartphone. Heck, it even promised full turn-by-turn navigation provided by the Nokia-owned HERE mapping platform. But what about an internet …

Microsoft Announces Windows 10

At its Windows event in San Francisco today, Microsoft announced the next release of its operating system. Known until now as codename Threshold, the successor to Windows 8 will officially be known as Windows 10.<p>Terry Myerson, Microsoft’s Executive Vice President of Operating System, unveiled the …

Motorola Moto 360 Review: Google's Biggest Apple Watch Rival

Welcome to the calm before the storm: the three month countdown to the launch of the Apple Watch. Whether you’re sold on Apple’s new wearable or not (I have significant doubts) the company’s rivals have three months to convince you your money should go elsewhere and one alternative stands head and …

Apple Responds To The iPhone 6 Bendgate But Questions Remain

In a statement to the media (Wall Street Journal, and others), Apple has addressed the ‘bendgate’ issues around the construction of the Apple iPhone 6 Plus. Here is the statement in full:<p>Our iPhones are designed, engineered and manufactured to be both beautiful and sturdy. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 …

Samsung's Decision To Stop Selling Laptops In Europe Suggests Tablets Are The Future

The laptop is increasingly irrelevant these days and Samsung probably knows that better than anyone. Even so, its decision to entirely stop selling laptops in Europe, including its Chromebooks has surprised some people. I’m not so shocked though, the writing is on the wall for laptops, and has been …

Passport Won't Stamp BlackBerry For Gains

Struggling smartphone company BlackBerry has released its response to the “phablet” craze: the Passport. Designed like the boxy object for which it is named — “the universal symbol of mobility,” BlackBerry said – the Passport is a 4.5-inched square that BlackBerry touts has better resolution than …

Motorola Moto G (2014) Review: The Best All-Round Budget Smartphone

Motorola scored big with original Moto G but in fairness the company was shooting into an empty net. As recently as 2013, budget Android smartphones were almost universally terrible. Now as Motorola returns with its new Moto G in late 2014 the competition is hotting up.<p>Amusingly perhaps the biggest …

Apple Loop: iPhone 6 Sells Ten Million, iOS 8.0.2 Update Available, But Does It Bend?

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop covers the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sales, #bendgate and Apple’s PR team, the iOS 8 updates, more forced downloads, Apple’s financials, the arrival of HealthKi, and what did the social media world make of the news …

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Review: Android's Alternative To The iPhone 6

Sony updated its Android line-up at the Berlin IFA and introduced two new Android-powered smartphones. The new flagship was the Xperia Z3 (reviewed here on Forbes) and it followed the trend for larger-screened smartphones. The Z3 Compact is the smartphone for everybody else. It has almost all the …