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For some time, Audi has teased the e-tron Vision Gran Turismo concept car's silhouette. Today, the e-tron Vision Gran Turismo was unveiled as an actual, functioning vehicle, and it will be used as a "race taxi" at Formula E events.<p>The Trump administration is considering ways to require imported …

Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

Advertisement<p>32 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / StudioSmart<p>A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of …

No more kids stuff in your Netflix list

Netflix is rolling out a much-requested feature that should please users with kids and those who share their account with others.<p>And the video streaming company is teasing that the feature most often demanded by Canadian users is coming soon.<p>On Thursday, Netflix began officially rolling out the …

Televisions

Under Armour Introduces Superhero Alter Ego Football Gloves

Under Armour has teamed up with DC Comics for a superhero inspired performance gear line, and the latest release from that partnership is a series of "Alter Ego" highlight gloves featuring Batman, Superman, Spider-Man and Captain America. Darren Rovell shared the Superman and Batman gloves on …

Comics

Man United Want Cristiano Ronaldo but Is the Feeling Mutual?

It's official: United want to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo.<p>Four years after letting him leave Old Trafford for Real Madrid, they want him back.<p>But then, the same was true a year ago. And the year before that. And probably every year since they agreed to sell him. He's that good.<p>It should come as no …

Soccer

Angels outfielder leaps over wall to make unbelievable catch

Just look at the catch Angels outfielder J.B. Shuck made to rob Jose Bautista on Friday night:<p>Your browser does not support iframes.<p>Blue Jays infielder Maicer Izturis led off the inning with a walk, and tagged up at first base upon Shuck’s catch. After some discussion, Izturis was awarded second …

A Day In The Life Of An iPhone Factory Worker

A new report reveals the daily routine of factory workers at China’s second-largest Apple supplier.<p>At the second-largest Apple supplier factory in China, pregnant and underage workers put in 66-hour weeks (China’s legal max is 49) while being forced to sign falsified time cards, according to a …

Salaries & Wages

Apple to make year-end push for slice of dashboard

Image 1of/2<p>Caption<p>Close<p>While Steve Jobs regretted not making an iCar, Apple for years was ambivalent about the auto industry. Now it's vying for …

Preseason College Football Rankings 2013: Breaking Down USA Today's Latest Poll

<i>USA Today</i> released its official 2013 preseason college football rankings poll on Thursday, via the company’s website, and the controversy has officially begun.<p>While the Alabama Crimson Tide’s place as the top team in the nation comes as little surprise to anyone, the majority of this poll is up for …

College Football

New Photos From Inside Oregon's Monstrous $68-Million Football Facility

It cost $68 million to build and puts every other college program to shame.<p>Sports Illustrated did a video tour of the facility, and we grabbed screenshots of the most extravagant features and details.<p>Unreal.

College Football

Alabama Now Trying to Beat Gravity, Introduce Anti-Gravity Treadmill for Players

Life would be so much easier without that pesky gravity getting in the way.<p>That might be the logic behind an extremely cool treadmill on display at the Alabama training facility.<p><i>The Tuscaloosa News'</i> Aaron Suttles (h/t College Spun) tweeted out a couple of posts showing off some high-tech training …

College Football

Alabama resumes its reign atop coaches poll

The votes are in for the preseason USA TODAY Sports football coaches poll, and it probably won't come as a surprise that Alabama will enter the 2013 season exactly where it ended the last two.<p>The Crimson Tide were the overwhelming choice for the No.1 ranking, topping 58 of 62 ballots.<p>"We appreciate …

App Developer: No, Making Android Apps Isn't Harder Than iPhone Apps

According to Russell Ivanovic at app developer Shifty Jelly, that's just a story that is continuously repeated by the tech press without much grounding in reality.<p>Russell was prompted to write on the company's blog by a post on Daring Fireball by John Gruber, a noted Apple blogger and iOS app …

Apps

Apple could be planning enhanced TV service with ad skipping

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Apple’s talks with big cable over a comprehensive TV service seem to be back in motion, as former <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reporter …

2013 IDSA IDEA Winners, Our Gold Faves: The SpareOne Emergency Cell Phone Gets 15 Years Out of a Single AA Battery

Although the waterspout photos were a new one for us, we've become aware of natural disasters in a way that would have been impossible twenty years …

Credit Cards

Reply To iMessages From Notification Center In Mavericks [OS X Tips]

Of course you know already that you can send iMessages to your iOS or OS X using friends and family via the Notification Center, because we told you that a while ago.<p>Did you know, however, that you can reply to iMessages sent to you in that very same Notification Center? If not, read on and learn …

Apple reportedly 'aggressively' hiring talent for iWatch project

The gadget maker may have brought in new employees to tackle design issues, sources tell The Financial Times.<p>Apple has gone on a hiring spree for its iWatch effort, suggesting it needs additional expertise to address design issues, The Financial Times reported Sunday.<p>The gadget maker has been …

Wearable Tech

Grand Theft Auto V: Everything We Know So Far

This week's new Grand Theft Auto V trailer sure was a doozy, wasn't it? Within that four minutes and 50 seconds of footage was everything from fighter jets to to investment banking. Yes, GTAV is shaping up to be a pretty massive game. So massive, in fact, that the trailer didn't even cover it all. …

Kobe Bryant: No snags expected

Kobe Bryant told ESPNLosAngeles.com on Wednesday that he fully intends to retire as a Laker someday and doesn't believe there will be any problem …

9 gadgets that should never become self-aware

Skynet doesn't keep Crave's Eric Mack up at night, but the prospect of a Roomba that can match his wit sure does. Here's why, plus eight more technologies he'd rather would just keep playing dumb.<p>It's a science fiction trope that keeps many folks, particularly our less tech-savvy relatives, up at …

Consciousness

Kangaroo Island's 10 Great Attractions

Australia's third largest island, just half an hour from Adelaide, is a 'back to nature' elemental expanse that is beyond the cliché of 'Australia's Galapagos.' Drive through the island to see seals sunning, koalas napping in eucalyptus trees, mobs of kangaroos darting across mud roads and …

Southern Ocean

iPhone 5S May Include Slow Motion Video Recording Feature

Code hidden inside iOS 7 suggests that the next generation iPhone could include a new "Mogul" camera mode, offering video recording at a rate of 120 frames-per-second, reports <i>9to5Mac</i>.<p>According to our analysis and testing of the code, "Mogul" is a feature in development that allows the iPhone to …

Vet finds out what your dog experiences in a parked car on a sunny day

"Never leave your pet in a parked car on a warm day." We've all heard that phrase hundreds of times, and 14 states have statutes that specifically prohibit leaving an animal in confined vehicle, yet countless dogs will still die this summer at the hands of senseless owners who fail to heed the …

How to make your Bluetooth speaker sound better

Try the Audiophiliac's simple experiments, and you might get better sound. It's easy to do, and it's free.<p>One great thing about Bluetooth speakers is you can use them to learn about how room size and acoustics affect a given speaker's sound quality. Experiment with placement and you'll quickly …

Audiophile

If You Think Apple Customers Are Loyal Now, Watch And See What's In Store

<i>Third in a series</i><p>People who use competing products just don’t get the loyalty of Apple users. “<i>What is so special about the iPhone? That Macbook Air? An iPad Mini?”</i> The product specs rarely seem extraordinary, yet customers love them. Even in Korea, Apple scores higher on customer satisfaction than …

The first arrest filmed on Google Glass?

A Google Glass explorer happens to be on a New Jersey boardwalk when a fight breaks out. His footage shows how easy it is to film, well, anything surreptitiously with Google's glasses.<p>"No, officer! Don't arrest me, arrest him! The weirdo with the strange glasses! He's far more dangerous than I …

Google Glass

Should Your App Run On iOS 7 Only?

It looks like iOS 7 is shaping up to be popular. With some pretty impressive new APIs and a complete design revamp, Apple is set to wow people–on …

Apps

Splitmo’s Poker Night TV Offers A Perfect Use Case For Apple TV As A Gaming Device

The Apple TV is already a game console, in case you didn’t know, and a new app from independent developer and AirPlay-focused startup Splitmo shows why. The company has just released Poker Night TV, its second app and first game, which uses AirPlay and the Apple TV to let up to eight players join …