Jake Gadomski

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5 Ways Technology Has Changed Recruiting Forever

<i>Franklin Morris is a senior writer for Rackspace.</i><p>A recent CareerBuilder report finds that 77 percent of full-time workers are either looking for a new job or are open to a change this year.<p>Candidates who haven’t applied in a couple years will quickly find that the rules are different. Anyone who …

Google aims for a basic $50 modular phone next year, dishes more on Project Ara

Surprisingly, Google doesn’t see its ambitious Project Ara modular smartphone as something just for geeks.<p>In a lengthy profile by Time’s Harry McCracken, Google shined a light on its plans for Ara. And while the company still doesn’t seem sure if modular smartphones will be a hit, it’s certainly …

Advantage PS4: Why Sony is winning the console war

Just in case you're someone who's inclined to read the title of this opinion piece, skim the first paragraph, and then jump straight to the comments section, this is not a doom-and-gloom message for Microsoft. The Xbox One is selling really well, the Microsoft games division isn't about to go out …

Jeff Gordon pulls off the best prank ever

Jalopnik's Travis Okulski gets the ride of his life.<p>So, full disclosure here: Travis Okulski at Jalopnik is my friend. We have lunch. We get coffee. We make fun of ridiculous things. And possibly not ridiculous things. He name-checks Jerry Seinfeld. I love Travis. He's a good dude. Period.<p>A good …

CyanogenMod arrives in Google Play store with one-click installer for your Android phone

Two months after raising $7 million to build a better version of Android, CyanogenMod has released a one-click installer to put its custom firmware on your Android device. Installation requires the phone to be tethered to a Windows PC via a USB cable. A companion PC app will be released later today …

Watch a tether car hurtle to 205 mph

Even in today's world, where 200-mile-per-hour cars are somewhat common, actually hitting that speed is nearly impossible due to pesky things like traffic and, you know, the law. This difficulty in joining the 200-mph club is made more frustrating by this video, discovered by the blokes at <i>Top Gear</i> …

Check out Ford's fully automated self-parking car [w/video]

As automakers continue to find uses for autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicle technology, Ford of Europe has announced that it is developing a self-parking system for future use. More advanced than the Active Park Assist already offered in many Ford products, the new Fully Assisted Parking Aid can …

Autoblog Brings Automotive Obsession to Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / October 8, 2013<p>Autoblog is the online site for people who are obsessed with cars.<p>Staffed with its own editorial and photography …

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Listen to the Laraki Epitome's 1,750-hp engine run

The outrageous 1,750-horsepower Laraki Epitome caught us by surprise at Pebble Beach, and we caught it from plenty of different angles in photos. While we imagine the $2,000,000 Epitome is probably waiting outside Michael Bay's estate right now trying to get a walk-on part in <i>Transformers 4</i>, we have …

The Lamborghini Sesto Elemento weighs less than 2,200 pounds, has a 5.2-liter V-10 engine spinning 562 horsepower to all four wheels, and hits 60 mph in 2.5 seconds. Video of it on the track -> http://bit.ly/12fQLPu

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 First Test

Refined Tuning: Sampling the gentrified and fully adjustable C7 Z51<p>Chevrolet Corvettes have always been adept track stars — a ZR1 set the pace at our 2009 Best Driver’s Car competition, and a Z06/Z07 laid down the quickest lap at that event in 2011. Maintaining a close relationship with a …

Why Halo Is Now More Important To Microsoft Than Ever

Microsoft is in a rough spot. There’s no need to rehash in great detail exactly why that is, but the long and short of it is that the PS4 came out of E3 looking like the preferred system of audiences and critics over the Xbox One.<p>The high price/used game/always on policies of the Xbox One put it at …

TouchWiz vs stock Android: five reasons why Samsung does it better

TouchWiz does a lot of things better than stock Android. Sure, some don’t like the bloatware that comes with it, but it’s an easy trade-off for the value that Samsung’s offering adds to your smartphone. Stock Android is nice, but it feels like a bare bones Android skin. The camera features aren’t …

Cause of PC malaise? Designs not 'compelling,' says Intel

PC designs have been lackluster, offering no good reason to upgrade, according to an Intel executive speaking at the company's Spring Analyst Summit in London.<p>Navin Shenoy, vice president and general manager of the Mobile Client Platform division, was responding to a question from an analyst when …

Batteries

Samsung announces Galaxy S 4 sales of 10 million, new colors coming this summer (video)

Just as CEO JK Shin predicted, Samsung has announced its new Galaxy S 4 topped 10 million units sold in record time. That beats the 50 days it took the Galaxy S III to sell that many, a mark it took 5 months for the Galaxy S II to pass and 7 months for the original Galaxy S. Samsung has been able …

Gab online about Bieber's house parties, pay $5M

After several high-profile incriminating pictures hitting the Intertubes this year, TMZ reports that Justin Bieber wants all visitors to his Calabasas, Calif., mega mansion to sign a liability waiver restricting any social-media divulge about the goings-on behind closed doors.<p>The supposed waiver …

Social Media

Flickr gets revamp — with 1 TB of photo storage free — and Yahoo gets new NYC office

Advertisement<p>25 Comments<p>Yahoo (s YHOO)’s already had a busy Monday, what with that little $1.1 billion Tumblr acquisition, but the company had a few …

Xbox One: our first look at the new console, controller, and Kinect

After Microsoft's big reveal, we've finally had time to get a closer look at the new Xbox One, the Kinect 2, and the new controller for the new console. For the most part, they're more tweaks on the existing devices than huge changes to what already exists – the console is a big, wide, flat …

Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: the next console war pits living room against cloud

Microsoft and Sony's consoles are alike, but their visions diverge<p>We think of video game consoles as being principally about, well, the games. But when the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 went head-to-head in 2006, it wasn't games that truly determined the victor. What eventually drove the Xbox 360 to …

Next-generation sapphire screens don’t threaten Gorilla Glass, says Gorilla Glass

In what is possibly the geekiest rivalry in the smartphone industry—and that takes effort—the maker of tough smartphone screens known as Gorilla Glass is arguing that its much-hyped challenger sapphire is weaker, not to mention more expensive. Corning, Gorilla’s maker, is fighting it out with the …

Unity Game Engine Goes Free For iOS, Android And BlackBerry 10 Developers

The barrier to entry for the Unity game rendering engine for developers on iOS, Android and BlackBerry 10 has gotten lower, as use of Unity tech is now free on both mobile platforms. Unity CEO David Helgason announced the changed terms today during the Unite Nordic trade conference, according to …

Samsung Galaxy Tablet may run on Intel chip

Samsung may do something it has never done: Put an Intel chip in a Galaxy Tab.<p>The Samsung Galaxy 10.1 Android tablet is expected to sport a dual-core 1.6GHz Intel Atom CloverTrail+ chip, industry sources familiar with the product told CNET. The plus sign means the CloverTrial chip packs a …

Gear & Gadgets

The man who 'nearly broke the internet'

The day Sven Olaf Kamphuis parked his huge orange Mercedes van with its German numberplates outside Bar Javis, in the Catalan town of Granollers, the …

Android this week: Google I/O recapped; Better Bluetooth; Galaxy S 4 Google Edition

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>The annual Google I/O(s goog) event has come and gone, with plenty of news specific to Android. While the event focuses on …

CrowdOptic Raises Another $1M To Build Experiences Based On Where Your Phone Is Pointing

CrowdOptic, a startup with technology for identifying where people are pointing their smartphone cameras, has raised another $1 million in funding.<p>When I’ve spoken to the team in the past, they’ve emphasized the ways this could be used to create new types of social interactions — if people are …

Apple Needs To Steal These Features For iOS 7, Pronto

He put out this demo of his ideas, and we think Apple would be wise to include a lot of these features when iOS 7 comes out of the oven.<p>That magic release date, in true Apple fashion, is still unknown, but the rumor mill suggests we'll see it later this year.<p>We already thought iOS was pretty cool …