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Daimler CEO considers benefits of Apple Car collaboration

Apple has been slowly poaching some of Daimler’s top talent for its own car project that is nearly ready for testing, but according to Daimler CEO, Dieter Zetsche, it wouldn’t be totally inconceivable for Apple and the Mercedes-maker to work together on a future automotive project.<p>Zetsche said that …

Automotive Industry

Questionable Rumor Points Towards Upcoming 'Smart Bands' For Apple Watch

Apple is working on next-generation Apple Watch bands that will be equipped with new health sensors, according to a questionable report from Czech site <i>Letem Svetem Applem</i> [Google Translate]. Citing an unnamed source, the site says Apple is planning on creating smart bands that include sensors for …

Smartwatches

Microsoft claims Windows 10 EULA that supposedly removes pirated games is about ‘security’

The walls of text that make up the majority of end-user license agreements (EULA) are often difficult to parse, and this is leading to some confusion around Windows 10 and pirated games.<p>Last week, eagle-eyed Windows 10 users noticed a line in the EULA for Microsoft services that many claimed would …

Apple will finally replace blurry iPhone 6 Plus cameras

It wasn't your imagination. That iPhone 6 Plus you purchased that seemed to produce oddly blurred images may have been defective, and now Apple is …

The top 18 gaming products you can buy right now

In general, gaming hardware has a bit of staying power, at least until you get seduced by a next-gen console. The latest update to our buyer's guide included many carryovers from last time, although we saw fit to spin off both Sony's and Microsoft's respective cameras as their own entries. For the …

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta is now available for all PS4 users

Interested in trying out <i>Call of Duty: Black Ops 3</i>'s multiplayer but not yet certain enough to pre-order the game? As long as you own a PlayStation 4, you're in luck! Developer Treyarch Studios has announced that the ongoing beta for <i>Black Ops 3</i> is now open to <i>all</i> PlayStation 4 users.<p>The news comes …

10 people will get to play a 24-screen game of Minesweeper

I'm not quite keen on playing a massive game of Minesweeper when a tiny one is enough to make me go nuclear. But hey, if you've always dreamt of playing it on 24 high-definition displays, you can send in an application to participate in the Minesweeper Super Challenge by a company called …

Volume turns up another 20 levels thanks to community designers

<i>Volume</i>, the stealth game that launched Tuesday for PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Mac on Tuesday, just got "20 percent larger," according to its creator, thanks to 20 community created levels added to a staff-curated list.<p>"These maps will do a great job of introducing new players to the online …

Metal Gear

Pac-Man 256 provides endless pill-munching fun

Hipster Whale brought endless Frogger to its hit, Crossy Road, and it gives the same treatment to Pac-Man in Pac-Man 256.<p>The concept is simple: Take a game with a simple arcade board and extend it into an endless, procedurally generated strip. Pac-Man thrives under this treatment, and a mobile …

5 things Super Mario Maker has already taught me about level design

I’ve had Super Mario Maker for just a few days, so, of course, I already feel qualified to give everyone advice on designing levels. Prepare to get schooled, kids!<p>I’ve made about four-and-a-half courses in Super Mario Maker, and I’ve uploaded three of them. I’m basically Shigeru Miyamoto at the …

Retrogaming

Jaguars want to keep playing in London, but no new deal yet

Getty Images<p>This week the <i>Times of London</i> reported that the Jacksonville Jaguars had a deal to keep playing one game a year in London through 2030. …

The NFL world is bracing itself for Andrew Luck

Even after three highly successful years in the NFL, Andrew Luck's career still feels like it's building to a monumental level.<p>Three weeks out from the regular season, it feels as though 2015 will be the year Luck takes over, entering his name, officially, in the "best quarterback" conversation.<p>In …

Charlie Strong: If Texas played today, 'it would be Tyrone' at QB

Tyrone Swoopes appears to have an edge in his bid to retain the Texas starting quarterback job.<p>It seems Charlie Strong isn't going to struggle coming …

College Football

2015: Stories to Watch in the New Year

The ball has dropped and it's the beginning of a whole new year of news. Some big stories from 2014 will carry over to 2015, with ISIS, Cuba and …

Odd Google Searches That Trended in 2014

Google has released its 2014 list of its most common search requests. Many popular searches weren't surprising, like The World Cup, Robin Williams, …

What we want to see from Apple in 2015

With 2015 right around the corner, there's lots we could wish for. We could wish for the moon—or at the very least, a hoverboard prototype to show up …

Apple sued for shrinking storage space on 16GB devices thanks to iOS 8

Apple's caught plenty of flack for continuing to sell iPhones and iPads with just 16GB of storage in 2014, and just as much for the amount of storage needed to upgrade to iOS 8, two things that a pair of customers from Florida are suing the company over. In a legal complaint filed yesterday in …

Pictures from 2014 that got us talking

Photography’s impact on society doesn’t come down to single, striking images like it once did. Instead, the power today comes from conversations: What we talked about in 2014 often began with pictures and videos that were seen and shared over and over again.<p>It did not matter whether the images came …

Apple hit with lawsuit over shrinking size of usable space in base model iPhones following larger iOS 8 updates

Just as one judge dismissed a class action case again Apple yesterday, today Siliconbeat reports that Apple will face a new class action case claiming iOS 8 takes up too much of the iPhone’s overall storage capacity. The case was filed in a Bay Area federal court this week and claims that iOS 8 can …

Samsung beats Apple in smartphone satisfaction index

While Samsung’s smartphone sales may be falling, those who are buying its devices couldn’t be happier with them. In a new satisfaction study, the …

50 must-have iPhone apps that you need to check out right now

We spend tons of time here on BGR covering apps. We tell you when nifty paid iPhone apps go on sale for free, we share lists of the best Android apps …

Can your iPhone survive a night in the snow? Yes.

It’s winter, and that means there’s just tons of snow out there. Ever wonder, though, if your iPhone could survive being frozen in snow? Well, don’t fret: it looks like it can.<p>To see how the iPhone 6 Plus deals with being frozen outside overnight, YouTuber TechRax — who has previously done such …

Mobile Technology

Apple facing lawsuit over iOS 8, device storage capacity

No stranger to lawsuits, Apple has been hit with a new case over the reduced storage iPhones have due to iOS 8. In the new class action suit, …

Sherlock Holmes 1 app review: find the murderer

Introduction<p>Your help is requested with a murder mystery that has left everyone stumped. The Sherlock Holmes 1 app for your iPod touch, iPad, and …

Tech Things I’m Excited about in 2015 Because 2014 Was so Boring

Goodbye 2014. You were okay, but ultimately sort of meh when it comes to tech.<p>Sure all our phones got a little better. Smartwatches powered by Android appeared and were immediately added to the catch-all drawer with our Fitbits, Nike FuelBands and Jawbone ups. Computers are still about as exciting …

Our 14 Most Interesting Stories About Architecture and Cities In 2014

We wrote hundreds upon hundreds of stories about the built world around us this year—ranging from the discovery of how Egypt really built its …

Manchester United's 2014 in 60 seconds

It has been a rollercoaster year for Manchester United which saw them start 2014 struggling under David Moyes and end on a more optimistic note under former Holland manager Louis van Gaal<p>The year started badly for <b>Manchester United</b> as they lost their first three games of 2014.<p>Despite Juan Mata's …

Frank Lampard to stay at Manchester City through end of season

New York City FC is getting, predictably, shafted by their parent club.<p>It was so predictable it hurts: New York City FC midfielder Frank Lampard won't be joining the new MLS franchise until the middle of the upcoming season, as Manchester City will keep him through the end of their campaign.<p>New …