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2013 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo Convertible

<i>Less Flower, More Power</i><p>Pardon our political incorrectness for a moment, but the Volkswagen New Beetle was, undeniably, a "chick car." There was almost nothing that the New Beetle offered to enthusiasts (of either gender), and by the end of its run, VW had even stripped all of the exciting engines …

Jim Carrey to Star in RICKY STANICKY

30 Wildly Popular Movies That Are Getting Sequels This Year

2013 will see over 30 such movies and many are sure to top the year-end box office standings. Here are the franchise films you have to look forward to for the rest of the year.

Superhero Bits: Amazing Spider-Man 2, Black Panther, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Man of Steel, Iron Man 3 – /Film

What kind of destruction is <b>Electro</b> causing on the set of <b>The Amazing Spider-Man 2</b>? Is there an update to the <b>Morris Chestnut/Black Panther</b> question? …

Comedy 'Ricky Stanicky' Comes Back to Life at Summit With Jim Carrey to Star – /Film

<b>Jim Carrey</b>‘s career is in an interesting place, with the former leading man beginning to find success as part of ensemble casts. As examples, he was …

Awesome 2013 Summer Movie Video Montage!

New 'Man Of Steel' Details Appear in Latest Entertainment Weekly – /Film

Looks like this week’s <i>Entertainment Weekly</i> is a must-buy. The cover story is on <b>Zack Snyder</b>‘s <b>Man of Steel</b> and it’s chock full of brand-new details, …

Home Improvement Projects Are On The Rise In 2013

More than 100,000 people have spoken. And they say this will be the year renovations come back. The number of U.S. Houzz users moving forward with decorating and redecorating projects has increased by 12 percent compared to this time last year, and 7 percent fewer people than last year say they are …

Nationwide Google Fiber would cost $11B over five years, probably will never happen | Ars Technica

Analysts: Google likely won't "find a scalable and economically feasible model."<p>Just one day before Google is expected to announced that it will …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 review

The story of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 really starts with a different device — the Galaxy Note 10.1. Samsung advertised a power-user's dream device: letting you edit documents or draw with a pen, do more than one thing at a time, and even take handwritten notes like it's 1746 or something. Oh, …

Ubisoft's uPlay platform hacked, offering access to unreleased games (update)

An exploit shared on a Russian gaming forum has allowed users to bypass protections on Ubisoft's uPlay games distribution platform, offering access to the company's complete line-up of PC titles, including those that are yet to be released. According to <i>Gameranx</i>, the software tool is able to fool …

iPhone 5S to Launch in 2-3 Different Screen Sizes?

Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White is out with another research note today sharing some highlights from day seven of his trip to China and Taiwan to talk with technology companies and other sources. Based on discussions with officials at an unnamed "tech-supply chain company", White now …

EA named Worst Company in America second year in a row

After reaching the semi-finals for this year’s “Worst Company in America” poll by <i>Consumerist</i>, EA’s Chief Operating Officer Peter Moore published a …

FuzeBox Adds 50K New Enterprise Subscribers In Q1 2013, Debuts Improved iPad Client

San Francisco-based virtual meeting player FuzeBox has had some impressive success to kick-off 2013, posting a 200 percent rise in demand for its product in the initial quarter of the year, with 50,000 new subscribers added in just a few short months. The company also now counts 30 percent of the …

Facebook Home review: A promising 'Home' for the Facebook obsessed - CNET

<b>The Good</b> <b>Facebook Home</b> puts the social network front and center, and introduces a chatting system that's immediately addictive and useful. It's easy to tweak for maximal (or minimal) interaction.<p><b>The Bad</b> In full effect, Facebook Home forces you to relearn how to navigate your phone. The transition …

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Apple reportedly boots Samsung from chip development

It’s been rumored for a while now that Apple’s been planning on moving away from Samsung for chipset manufacturing, and will instead make a deal with …

Supposed 5th-Gen iPad Front Glass Suggests iPad mini-like Design?

Leaks of iPad parts have slowed down a bit recently in regards to Apple’s next-gen devices, although this should liven things up. NowhereElse reports …

This Facebook Phone Sure Is Addictive

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Despite all the negativity around the Facebook phone, the early reviewers can all agree on one …

Apple’s recent App Store crackdowns a sign of things to come | Ars Technica

Apple got itself into this mess, and now it has to dig its way out.<p>Apple is going on an App Store cleansing spree, according to sources speaking to …

“Mobile” computing no longer exists

Anyone who has an interest in the future of computing and mobile should consider the following developments:<p><b>PC manufacturers, it is rumored, are collaborating with Google on notebook computers that will run the Android operating system.</b> Yet Android is the “mobile” OS that powers the majority of the …

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App Store race sees Google leading downloads while Apple wins revenues

New data from tech analysts Canalys (via <i>TechCrunch</i>) shows Google leading downloads, with Google Play accounting for 51 percent of the market against Apple’s 40 percent, but Apple well ahead in monetisation, taking 74 percent against “close to 20 percent” for Google.<p>Q1 2013 app store downloads …

Samsung’s Going to Ship a Ton of Smartphones This Year

Samsung’s preannouncement of a better-than-expected first-quarter operating profit could be a harbinger of a killer 2013 for the company’s mobile …

Articles about world’s most impressive bridges on Dwell.com - Dwell

The University of Toronto’s John P. Robarts Research Library contains 4.8 million books, 4.1 million microforms, and 740,000...<p>Hulking on the edge of the trendy Eastern Docklands in Amsterdam, the Lloyd Hotel is a storied mammoth.<p>You could call it the next frontier of architecture and design, but …

Chinese New Year

Video Blog Reaction: 10 Minutes of Neill Blomkamp's 'Elysium' – /Film

Sony held an event today in four cities across the world to launch to buzz for <i>District 9</i> director <b>Neill Blomkamp</b>‘s new film <b>Elysium</b>. Fans in the four …

Ron Howard's New Movie Rush Recreates One of F1's Greatest Driver Battles

As F1 racing stages a comeback here in the States—this season it’s on NBC Sports, not to mention the new track down in Austin, Texas—along comes a movie about the sport that could move it closer to the forefront of the public’s mind. From none other than director Ron Howard comes a new flick, <i>Rush</i>, …

Daniel Brühl