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Top 40 must-have Blu-ray discs

Every time we do an update to our list of must-have Blu-ray discs we always get a bunch of comments about how <i>passé</i> it is to buy physical discs, digital streaming is the way to go.<p>Maybe it is, but some people still like to own physical discs (often those discs now come with a digital copy). And we …

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2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class First Look

Clearly Grown-Up<p>The 2015 Mercedes C-Class is a “Baby Benz” no more. That title has been handed down to the CLA-Class, which recently spearheaded the automaker’s new U.S. lineup of compact cars and crossovers. That said, the C-Class will still be an important part of the family of three-pointed …

Ryan Seacrest funded Typo iPhone Keyboard coming in January for $99

Advertisement<p>19 Comments<p>Even after six years, some folks just can’t get used to the software keyboard of an iPhone(s aapl). How else do you explain …

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-class Spy Photos: Merc's New Sedan C-een Sans Camo

This new C will be pivotal to Daimler's financial future.<p><b>What It Is:</b> The next-generation Mercedes-Benz C-class, caught prancing about undisguised. It has good reason to flaunt what it’s got: Compared to the somewhat generic current car, the exterior of the 2015 is far more sensual and looks a lot, …

Refreshed 2014 Lexus CT 200h Priced at $32,960

When the 2014 Lexus CT 200h hybrid hatchback goes on sale by the beginning of February 2014, it will carry the same $32,960 price as the 2013 model (including the destination charge), with unchanged 43/40 mpg city/highway fuel economy to help distinguish it from gas-powered entry-level luxury …

Colleges with the highest-paid grads

Located just outside of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd is a highly selective schoolthat enrolls less than 800 undergrads. The private liberal arts collegespecializes in science, medical and engineering studies, allamong the most highly paid professions, according to Payscale.<p>One decade into their career, …

2013 Audi S4 First Test

With a Quickness<p>You know how this goes. <i>Motor Trend</i> is testing an Audi, which means I’m going to hit on three things: It’s fast, the steering feels awful, and the MMI infotainment controller spins backwards. Why? Because Audi has a formula that works very, very well and applies it across the line, …

2014 Lexus IS 350 AWD First Test

Fun Even Without the F Word<p>With the Lexus IS 350 AWD, we’ve reached yet another part of the brand’s hairpin-like return to building fun cars. We’ve already described in detail the qualities of the rear-drive ISs, but the successes of this non-F-Sport model, saddled with extra all-wheel-drive …

2013 BMW 335i xDrive First Test

Fast Runner With Slightly Clumsy Footwork<p>After glancing at the 2013 BMW 335i xDrive’s test results, it’s difficult not to think of the M3. True, the two serve completely different purposes, but the 335i’s 0-60 mph time of 4.4 seconds matches that of the most recent six-speed, manual-equipped M3 we …

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. HTC One

It's two Android titans duking it out for smartphone supremacy in the Prizefight ring. It's the Samsung Galaxy S4 versus the HTC One. Let's get it on!<p>Transcript<p>What's up Prizefight fans? I'm Brian Tong and this is the Prizefight you've been waiting for between two of the top Android titans. It's a …

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. HTC One: A clash of two Android titans

Two stellar smartphones are poised to battle for Android handset dominance.<p>If you're in the market for a new smartphone this year, chances are good you're seriously considering the two best Android handsets: the<p>Samsung Galaxy S4and theHTC One.<p>Both offer tempting helpings of powerful components, …

HTC One vs. Apple iPhone 5

HTC brings one of the best-designed Android phones to take on Apple's iPhone and its stellar design pedigree. It's the HTC One up against the iPhone 5. Let's get it on!<p>Transcript<p>What's up Prizefight fans? I'm Brian Tong, and the Smartphone season is getting hot and heavy, so we're bringing in a new …

2013 Honda Accord Sport Sedan

Safety Car: Lapping suburbia in the everyman sports sedan.<p>The Accord is nothing if not popular; Honda’s bestseller ranked second among all cars in the U.S. in 2013, with 366,678 sales. Unit number 58,634 entered the <i>Car and Driver</i> fleet shortly after this ninth generation made its debut and just …

Dissected: All-New 2014 Lexus IS

About Face: The IS sedan adopts the new Lexus look, new Lexus priorities.<p>What’s Akio Toyoda to do? He’s the head of what is currently the world’s largest automaker. Factories stamp his almost-name on millions of cars each year. And yet he’s not all that crazy about most of them. Imagine the …

2013 Acura ILX 2.4 Premium

Effervescence in a plain bottle.<p><b>Months in Fleet:</b> 17 months<b><br>Current Mileage:</b> 40,106 miles<b><br>Average Fuel Economy:</b> 28 mpg<b><br>Average Range:</b> 356 miles<b><br>Service:</b> $620<b><br>Normal Wear:</b> $0<b><br>Repair:</b> $0<b><br>Damage and Destruction:</b> $181<p>TESTED<p>When Acura’s ILX sports sedan arrived for 2013, we harbored few hopes that it would be a …

2013 Audi S8

A luxury sedan for those times when you want to take the whole family drag-racing.<p>I've done bad things. I have committed crimes beyond incessant speeding. I have stolen. I have lied. I have cheated. I may have forgotten to put any of it on my résumé. But I haven't transgressed enough to earn a new …

2014 Lexus IS 250 Images

Deep in the heart of Texas, automotive writers from around the world are getting their first shots at driving the third-generation Lexus IS. We’ve had time with the IS350, the IS350 F Sport, and the IS250, but mum’s the word. We can’t share our impressions or concerns with you for another 10 days …

2014 Lexus IS / IS250 / IS350 Sedan

Nearly all new and now available in eight flavors.<p>If you’ve noticed there hasn’t been much to notice about the Lexus IS sedan for some time, you get an A in noticing. After debuting for the 2006 model year, the brand’s smallest rear-drive four-door went on something of a hiatus for eight seasons. …

2015 Audi A3 Sedan / S3 Sedan

Hey, Benz CLA? Let's create a new segment—and then fight to the death.<p><i>Help Wanted: American buyers for new compact sedan from German luxury brand. No, not the one with the three-pointed star. No, not the company with the non-kidney-shaped kidney grille, either. Must like dual-clutch transmissions,</i> …