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April Fools: Apple 'bounce back' campaign for Mac users

<b>Update 4:57 a.m. PT:</b> <i>We were fooled by April Fools' Day. We have corrected and recast the story accordingly.</i><p>Wouldn't it be nice if Apple planned a "bounce back" campaign to win back customers who defected to Windows machines? It would dovetail with the expected reawakening of the company's dormant …

12 Useful 'Easter Eggs' Hidden In Your iPhone

Apple application to trademark iPad Mini denied

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has denied Apple's bid to trademark the term "iPad Mini," contending that "mini" is "merely descriptive" of goods or services sold in miniature form.<p>In a letter sent to Apple in January but only recently published, the USPTO reviewer denied Apple's application …

64GB HTC One available exclusively to AT&T

AT&T subscribers will apparently be able to purchase a 64GB version of the HTC One when the device heads to the United States. In its promotional …

PlayStation 4 demand will reportedly outpace supplies at launch

There is speculation going around that the demand for the PlayStation 4 will outpace the available supply for the console system at launch. Gamestop …

Facebook’s Android Homescreen Could Expose Apple’s Inflexibility

The mainstream has had little reason to care that Android gives developers much more customization freedom than iOS. But if Facebook’s fabled Android homescreen is a hit, the stubbornness of Apple’s closed mobile platform could be framed as a drawback after years of its cohesive design and ease …

Did You Ever Use Your Cellphone As A Walkie Talkie?

I never had a walkie talkie phone, but I sure saw a lot of Nextel commercials and Sprint still offers push-to-talk even though the original Nextel …

Did Apple shut down its Refurbished Outlet on eBay?

Apple’s eBay refurbished items store looks like it is closed for business (<b>via Daily-Deals</b>). All items were taken offline Saturday evening, and the store remains empty as of early Monday morning.<p>We reported in November that a representative of eBay told us Apple was running the store, possibly …

Galaxy S4 root apparently achieved before launch, only for Exynos 5 Octa model

The Galaxy S4 is already available for pre-order in some markets, but it will be a few more weeks until we see it in stores. Even so, it looks like a first root method for Samsung’s 2013 flagship handset is already available.<p><i>Xda-developer forums</i> senior member as i9000 has posted instructions that …

Why we love the iPhone 5!

We here at Android Authority have just had an epiphany. We have finally realized that we do like the iPhone 5, why? you might ask.<p>Because it’s fun to break!<p>Happy April Fools’ Day<p>from your friends at Android Authority

Google and Microsoft trade insults for April Fools

April Fools' Day provides the springboard for companies to make some unbelievable announcements, but for Google and Microsoft, it serves as the perfect time to poke fun at eachothers' shortcomings. With Gmail Blue, Google is teasing Redmond over a product that doesn't officially exist yet, while …

HTC One component shortages likely to last until the end of April

It’s not been a good start to the launch of the HTC One, due mainly to delays caused by supply shortages with the Ultrapixel camera components. Sadly, HTC’s woes are set to continue as the HTC One is still facing component shortages, which are expected to last until the end of April. The component …

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NYIAS 2013: Photo dump part deux

Yea, part two, same drill… cool and interesting cars.<p>This is white race car.<p>and this is a matte black race car.<p>…and the two race cars together.<p>Yup… …

2014 Jaguar XKR-S GT claws at the driving enthusiast in us

If you still find yourself coming up a few seconds short per lap in your Jaguar XKR-S, the British automaker has introduced the XKR-S GT – a cat specifically tuned for the racing circuit – at the New York Auto Show.<p>While Jaguar has left the supercharged 5.0-liter V8 unchanged (550 horsepower and …

2014 Chevy Camaro Z/28 is back! [w/video]

Remember when there was a bit of consternation among the Bowtie faithful after Chevrolet introduced the Camaro ZL1? The issue wasn't around the big coupe's awesome performance, it was with the name – many wondered why the company hadn't chosen to exhume the company's legendary Z/28 moniker. There …

2014 Jaguar XJR is large, in charge

There are few things in this world we love more than a huge, supersonic-feeling sedan, and Jaguar has just ripped the sheets off of its newest entry into that set of bruisers. The 2014 Jaguar XJR puts down a full 550 horsepower and 502 pound-feet of torque courtesy of a supercharged 5.0-liter V8. …

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28

A 500-horse LS7, standard carbon brakes, and a reduced curb weight should make for one mighty track missile.<p>Chevrolet’s Camaro lineup is becoming quite the haven for track-happy hooligans. It already includes the SS 1LE and one of this year’s Lightning Lap surprises, the mighty ZL1, which broke the …

America Is Bentley's Number One Market

If you were to guess what market bought the most Bentleys, you'd probably guess Russia, or the Middle East, or anywhere else the term "oligarchy" is …

2013 Tesla Model S vs 1956 Citroën DS-19! Head 2 Head Episode 29

The Hottest Cars At The New York Auto Show

The Hyundai HCD-14 concept is meant to point directly to the next Genesis premium sedan. It uses the well-known 5.0-liter Tau V8, a naturally aspirated direct-injection engine paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission.

Don't forget about the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Yes, everyone's eyes are on the ludicrously excellent 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 at the 2013 New York Auto Show, but Chevy also unveiled the quietly updated 2014 Camaro SS as well. The coupe wears all of the styling tweaks we saw earlier in the week, including a functional hood vent to help reduce …

The 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 Is A Boner-Inducing Track Monster

The 911 GT3 is always my favorite version of the 911. It's lighter and more focused than any of the other cars in the range. Plus, it just looks the …

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A Brief History Of The Camaro Z/28

The new 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is a lightened, track focused pony car with a 500 horsepower V8 and no radio. But its name has been around since …

2014 Chevrolet Camaro

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Much.<p>Debuting at the 2013 New York auto show, Chevrolet’s 2014 Camaro refresh consists of three or four relatively minor changes. But that simple statement isn’t quite fair to the people behind the bow-tie pony car. Just last year, Chevy upgraded the interiors of …

2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive is headed for US

Despite the fact that Daimler's press release doesn't mention this company by name, we have to assume that the 28-kWh lithium-ion battery in the upcoming 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive comes from Tesla Motors. What Daimler is being much more clear about is that the B-Class EV is coming …

2014 Mercedes CLA45 AMG brings world's most powerful four-cylinder to US [w/video]

Remember when 100 horsepower per liter of displacement was a huge feat of automotive engineering? That sort of power density was the preserve of high-strung motorsports powerplants and a handful of street engines not long ago. Well, today Mercedes has introduced its 2014 CLA45 AMG, and it cranks …

Volvo rolls out new R-Design versions of S60, XC60 and new V60

Volvo has put together R-Design packages for its newly facelifted S60, V60 and XC60 models, and for those who want more bark to go with them, there's a power upgrade for the S60 and V60 courtesy of Polestar performance. The aesthetics start with new front and rear fascias, the grille going …

The Rolls-Royce Wraith Has a Slightly Less Erect Spirit of Ecstasy

Are you the owner of a Rolls-Royce Ghost or Phantom? Or some older Corniche or Silver Spur? (You pleb.) Have you always worried that your Spirit of …

Petersen Automotive Museum Vault (Part 1) - CAR and DRIVER