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Apple has been making a lot of bad design choices lately

This year, we've seen some of the most questionable Apple design choices in recent memory. The iPhone and iPad, new Macs, and Apple TV look great, but it's a different case when you look at the new line of accessories the company launched in 2015.<p>First, there was the new Magic Mouse 2, which was …

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Flying around Santa Cruz mountains with the humming birds

Ferrari car wash for 10,000 pounds

Seth Rogen Talks 'Steve Jobs' & His Mixed Feelings About Biopics

“I can’t honestly tell you that I knew there was a cofounder of Apple.”<p>Danny Boyle and Aaron Sorkin’s much-ballyhooed <i>Steve Jobs</i> biopic is about to get a wide release and, to mark the occasion, Seth Rogen — who stars as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak — sat down with <i>GQ</i> to talk about the film. In the …

Sony Xperia Z5 camera tops DxOMark mobile rankings

The DxOMark Mobile league table has a new champion, the Sony Xperia Z5 edges ahead with the best rated smartphone camera on the market right now. DxOMark’s score is highly regarded throughout the industry for high-quality testing of cameras and lenses.<p>2015 has already seen the Samsung Galaxy S6 and …

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OnePlus X to launch in October, report claims

OnePlus will introduce its third Android-powered smartphone in the coming weeks, reports Gizmochina. According to a source close to the tech site, the OnePlus X will officially break cover in October.<p>Whereas it targeted the higher end of the spectrum for its OnePlus 2 , the X figures to be a more …

iPhone 6s camera compared to every previous generation iPhone (Gallery)

There has been a lot of opinions floating around about the new iPhone 6s camera, its upgraded 12 megapixel sensor, 4K video capability, and the other software side improvements with iOS 9. Our own photographer Ben Lovejoy put the device to the test in his ongoing diary series. But this latest photo …

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Opinion: The iPhone 6s vs. iPhone 6s Plus choice was trickier than expected

I honestly did not want to order both an iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus this year. After many years of comprehensively reviewing iPhones — an exhausting process — I was looking forward to spending this year’s iPhone release kicking back and enjoying one of the two new models like a regular …

Steve Jobs narrates this awesome drone footage of Apple’s ‘spaceship’

Apple’s eagerly-anticipated $5 billion “spaceship” Apple campus is coming along nicely, according to a new drone video shot by Silicon Valley-based photographer/videographer Duncan Sinfield.<p>Using a DJI Inspire 1 drone to fly over the construction site, Sinfield’s skilfully-edited video not only …

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Apple Stores Are About to Change in This Huge Way

The Apple Stores that have become the visible symbol of the company’s ubiquity will be getting a makeover, starting with a “next generation” retail …

The Lamborghini Huracan looks like it came from another galaxy

I'm staring at the key, the car and the thin but very important set of loan papers on my desk, and quite frankly, I'm intimidated.<p>I don't want to join the club of automotive writers who have wrecked an exotic, plunging into professional failure and certain bankruptcy.<p>I simply want to take a deep …

Google Exec's Wife Hits Fiorano In Her New Ferrari FXX K: Video

We first heard about Google executive Benjamin Sloss and his admiration for the Ferrari brand in 2012 when he paid close to $1.8 million for a …

15 reasons you should never travel to Japan

With 73% of the country consisting of forests and mountains, the habitable areas such as Tokyo and Yokohama have extremely high population densities, making Japan one of the most densely populated countries on earth.<p>The extreme contrast between the cities and abundant nature attracts almost 10 …

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The next tech bubble is about to burst - The Kernel

My timer for the bursting of this tech bubble currently stands at nine months. That’s when investors and venture capital markets will stop throwing …

What It's Like to Drive the '80s Greatest Supercars

Car guys won the war on drugs.<p>/> <i><br>(Credit: All Photos By Jeffery Salter)</i><p>Okay, nobody won the war on drugs. But if you loved cars, the pop-culture collateral damage from the War on Drugs paid off. The me-first Eighties were in the midst of a sweaty love affair with cocaine, a doomed romance that …

The dark side of Silicon Valley

California's booming tech industry has created the most extreme wealth disparity in America. Josie Ensor investigates the tale of two cities<p>Jimmy hands $2 worth of dimes to the conductor and finds a seat at the back of the bus.<p>He settles himself in for what is going to be a long night - taking off …

2014 LA Auto Show Day 3 - Lexus LF-C2, Mazda CX-3, Bentley Grand Convertible - Fast Lane Daily

The FAA's upcoming commercial drone rules could be brutally restrictive

The Federal Aviation Administration's forthcoming drone rules might require all operators to have a license and limit flights to daylight hours, according to a new report in <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, which cites sources familiar with the rule-making process. The report says that licenses "likely to …

The Smart Problem-Solving Behind Android's Awesome New Design Language

The 6,000 developers who swarmed upon Google I/O last week were all expecting some kind of design refresh for Android. What they got instead, …

Audi Quattro concept production hopes still alive, could be more radical

Remember the gestation period of the Lexus LFA, the one that, in automotive time, took so long that its origins could have been carbon dated? We feel like it's déja vu all over again, as Yogi Berra would have said, this time featuring the Audi Quattro and Audi Sport Quattro. It was 2010 when our …

Houzz Tour: A Sun-Soaked Solution for a Narrow Site

After living for years in a small unit, architects Tim Hill and Dominique Ng dreamed of building a home of their own. With the existing derelict …

Sharp Aquos Crystal: The future of smartphones looks like this

Sharp Aquos Crystal Review<p>Futuristic Style on a Budget<p>The Sci-Fi Display Hollywood Promised<p>Do Yourself a Favor, Upgrade<p>Not for Selfie Fanatics<p>Its …

Google has an all-new Calendar app for Android, and it's coming to the iPhone too

Google has totally reworked the Calendar app for its new version of Android, making the app smarter, more colorful, and all-around more helpful. The new version of Calendar takes on the playful Material Design style that's working its way across all Google apps. That's going to make browsing your …

Sony Smart Tennis Sensor | GearLuxe | Cars, Gadgets, Gear, Style, Tech, Food, Drink & More...

It’s no surprise that Microsoft have decided to follow the likes of Google, Apple and Fitbit into the wearable technology arena. The Microsoft Band …

AeroMobil 3.0 flying car appears to work

There's something about the idea of the flying car that continues to grab people's attention – at least to anyone sitting unmoving in traffic who just wishes they could take off and fly away. Of course, that's not really possible, but it doesn't keep people from trying to make it a reality. It's …

iPhone 6 Plus Vs Galaxy Note 4 Review: 2014's Biggest Phone Fight

Welcome to the biggest heavyweight clash in mobile phone history. For the first time Apple is moving in on the phablet sector Samsung has dominated (and arguably created) for the last four years. Two mega-corporates, two opposing ideologies and two massive handsets competing for our affections, …

SpaceShipTwo Shattered: What We Know About Rocket Plane's Fatal Flight

When Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane broke up high above California's Mojave Desert on Friday, it led to the first in-flight fatality associated with a commercial space effort. Here's what we know so far about the crash, which killed one test pilot and injured another:<p>What happened?<p>For …

Sony replaces mobile chief and slashes smartphone sales forecast

Sony's attempt to become a major player in mobile has hit another speed bump. The company now expects to ship 41 million smartphones in its current fiscal year — that's down from a forecast of 43 million units in July, which was itself a cut from the 50 million projected in April. Although Sony's …