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2015 Ram 1500 Rebel 4x4 5.7L V-8

More of an uprising than a genuine revolution.<p>The Ram Rebel 1500 is not the brand’s response to the Ford F-150 Raptor. Nor is it a competitor for the scandalously lifted, mega-tired, hard-core rigs that can be caught prowling sand dunes or posing on the SEMA show floor. No, despite its defiant …

Autos

2015 Volkswagen GTI Vs. 2015 Subaru WRX: Head To Head Video

If you want a little more driving excitement in your life, but you have to keep it practical and sensibly sized for urban commuting, then the Subaru …

Apple Watch dominates competition in Consumer Reports test

We’ve already seen the Apple Watch’s durability get tested in some pretty extreme ways. Now Consumer Reports is weighing in with tests of its own and Apple Watch dominated the smartwatch competition.<p>Both the stainless-steel Apple Watch and Apple Watch Sport passed their water-resistance test. The …

The finished Oculus Rift is shipping early next year

It's finally happened: Oculus has announced a date for the finished version of its Rift virtual reality headset. The Oculus Rift consumer edition is going to be shipping in the first quarter of 2016, with pre-orders opening later this year.<p>The Oculus Rift has gone through several iterations since …

A third of new iPhone users in Europe are switching from Android

Apple's attempts to convince Android users to switch to iOS are having an effect in Europe. New data from Kantar WorldPanel shows that in the first quarter of 2015, close to 33 percent of new iPhone sales were to former Android users — something that Apple CEO Tim Cook boasted about during Apple's …

Apple Pay is coming soon to Las Vegas casinos

Apple Pay continues its rollout across the US with a stop in Las Vegas. The Cosmopolitan resort has announced that Apple Pay will be accepted at the hotels’ front desk, restaurants and bars by early June. Room service can also be streamlined using Apple Pay, as the concierge service will also …

Apple Pay

Scientists turn an iPhone into a blood parasite detector

Seeing a hematologist is a luxury that few people can afford in the poorest parts of Africa. That's why a team at UC Berkeley has adapted its iPhone microscope project to identify blood parasites in under three minutes. CellScope Loa is, essentially, a 3D-printed box that a smartphone can sit on …

Yahoo & Localytics extend their analytics platforms to support Apple Watch apps

With more than 3,000 apps for the Apple Watch already on the App Store for Apple’s new device, two major analytics platforms today announced support for Apple Watch apps through their respective SDKs.<p>Yahoo shared that its Mobile Developer Suite has added support for Apple Watch app analytics for …

Apps

T-Mobile and BlackBerry end awkward feud with launch of BlackBerry Classic

After a contentious year that temporarily splintered their business relationship, T-Mobile and BlackBerry are on solid ground once again. The Uncarrier plans to launch the BlackBerry Classic later this month; online sales begin May 13th, and it'll be in "participating" T-Mobile stores as of May …

Mobile

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Reasons Why Alabama Will and Won't Beat Ohio State

Nobody is really giving Ohio State much of a chance against Alabama in the Sugar Bowl.<p>Bleacher Report has Alabama in a close one. All of ESPN’s SEC writers are picking Alabama. All but one of <i>Sports Illustrated</i>’s experts picked the Crimson Tide. Las Vegas oddsmakers have Alabama by nine points.<p>You …

College Football

Did the Big Bang create a parallel universe where time goes backwards?

Radical new research suggests that at the same time the Big Bang created our universe, another where time goes in the opposite direction was also born<p>A scientific breakthrough could redefine how the universe is understood.<p>Radical new research led by a British scientist has suggested that there may …

Dark Matter

Why Sound Torture Hurts

"Loud music" is the background noise of the US war on terror. But how loud is loud enough?<p>At Mosul prison and Camp Nama, it came from boomboxes. At Camp Cropper, in Baghdad, wall-mounted speakers. At other places, like Camp Romeo, a punishment area within Guantanamo, it came from special conical …

Android Police Writer Picks iPad Air 2 as Best Tablet in Holiday Gift Guide

David Ruddock, a writer for the Android Police site, has listed the iPad Air 2 as one of his Android Devices in the site’s holiday gift guide. He clearly feels that there’s no outstanding Android tablet that matches the iPad Air 2, and makes a fine case for the iPad Air 2 and the iPad line in …

What to expect from Apple in 2015

Apple found its smile again. After a year without breaching a single new product category, a year when product rollout events began to feel like dour …

Review: Samsung Chromebook 2

I was a little surprised by the arrival of a brand new Chromebook with a Samsung badge on the lid. The Korean giant was a great friend to Google in …

Up close with the beautiful 20th anniversary PlayStation 4

Less than a week ago, Sony revealed that it would be celebrating the original PlayStation's 20th anniversary in style. To mark the milestone, the company has released a limited edition version of the PS4 in the same pale grey color scheme as the very first PlayStation. And it's more than just a new …

Virtuix Closes $2.7M Investment, Finalised Omni Design to be Revealed at CES 2015

Virtuix has just announced that it has secured $2.7M of investment as the commercial launch of its omni-directional treadmill, the <i>Omni</i> …

Gary Fong: My Account of the Ridiculous $300,000 Lawsuit Threat Against Nelson Tang

On July 14, 2012, I received a desperate email from a photographer whom I had only met once briefly at a public appearance. He was terribly …

See just how different Nathan Drake looks in Uncharted 4 on PS4

This weekend, developer Naughty Dog showed off the first gameplay from its PlayStation 4 exclusive, <i>Uncharted 4: A Thief's End</i>. The developer's artists also showed PlayStation Experience attendees the lengths at which they're going to to make protagonist Nathan Drake look increasingly photorealistic.<p>…

Sense: A gadget to change the way we sleep

James Proud’s sleep monitoring device is a step beyond those on the market, sensing a range of environmental factors to help you get a better night’s sleep<p>■ See more from the 20 innovations for 2015 series<p>British entrepreneur James Proud, 23, presents a white sphere the size of a tennis ball …

Coldplay and NextVR release virtual reality concert for Samsung Gear VR

Virtual reality isn’t just about games. NextVR is releasing a Coldplay concert in VR using the Samsung Gear VR gadget to prove that.<p>Laguna Beach, Calif.-based NextVR has created a way to capture and then deliver live concert performances using special cameras. It can then play back the concert — in …

Jambanz is a $30 wearable Bluetooth speaker right out of the '90s

Geez, where was Jambanz when we were young and did all sorts of silly things to look cool? Because this silicone slap band, which is actually a wearable Bluetooth speaker(!), looks like it would fit right into those years of our lives. Not considering the fact that it streams music from iPhones, …

Minube Lets You Automatically Create Beautiful Photo Albums Of Your Trip Based On Date And Destination

Minube, the ‘social travel app’ that offers inspiration, and trip-planning and sharing features for travellers, has undergone a clever revamp — one that repositions the app to put photo-album creation at its heart.<p>Specifically, its newly updated apps for iOS and Android let you quickly organise any …

Roku Strikes Fresh Deal to Integrate Rdio More Deeply

Roku, makers of streaming TV boxes and sticks, has today announced that it is expanding its partnership with streaming music and radio service Rdio to more deeply integrate it into Roku’s core platform.<p>While Rdio has been available on the Roku platform for a while now, the update brings new …

Shazam for iOS updated w/ redesigned music player, deeper Spotify integration & more

Shazam for iOS received a major update on Wednesday with a redesigned home screen and music player for more conveniently keeping up to date with the latest artists you have identified, finding out what songs friends are listening to and accessing the latest Shazam charts. A brand new Shazam.com was …

Wakie's Alarm Clock That Lets You Get Woken by Strangers Is Now on iOS

We know, we know, you’ve long been hankering for the time when you could arrange a phone call with a perfect stranger to wake you up in the morning. If you’re an Android or Windows Phone user, of course, you’ve had this option since September, but poor old iPhone owners have been left out of the …

Mountain-sized asteroid is heading towards Earth, says scientist

A Russian scientist has discovered a huge asteroid '2014 UR116' passes Earth every three years<p>A mountain-sized asteroid which crosses paths with the Earth every three years has been discovered by a Russian scientist.<p>Vladimir Lipunov, a professor at Moscow State University, said the space rock, …

Asteroids

NASA Scrubs Launch Of Orion Spacecraft

<i>Update at 9:35 a.m. ET</i><p>NASA's Orion spacecraft, which could one day send astronauts to Mars, is stuck on terra firma for at least another day after the space agency's mission control was unable to satisfactorily resolve a number of issues before a 9:45 a.m. ET launch window closed.<p>The unmanned …