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Why brain research is vital: Column

The price tag pales in comparison to what mental illness costs America and the world.<p>To those whose loved ones struggle with mental illnesses and to researchers who know how close we are to new discoveries, the National Institutes of Health's recent budget proposal is particularly urgent. The …

The U.S. Army Is Testing Auto-Aiming Rifles

Because better arms make a better Army.<p>Consider it performance enhancement for snipers. Guns made by a company called TrackingPoint, which include a special computer and targeting system built into the gun itself, turn inexperienced marksmen into expert shots on the first try, and could make …

Oscars 2014: full list of nominations

Best picture<p>12 Years a Slave<br>American Hustle<br>Captain Phillips<br>Dallas Buyers Club<br>Gravity<br>Her<br>Nebraska<br>Philomena<br>The Wolf of Wall Street<p>Best director<p>David O Russell, American Hustle<br>Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity<br>Alexander Payne, Nebraska<br>Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave<br>Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street<p>Best …

And the nominations for the 86th Academy Awards are...

<b>A rundown of all the nominees for this year’s Academy Awards….</b><p>With awards season in full swing, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have …

First clip from the RoboCop reboot

It seems like an age since we caught that first glimpse of Joel Kinnaman (<b>The Killing</b>) suited up in those first <b>RoboCop</b> set photos, but don’t have …

Five Essential... Leonardo DiCaprio Performances

<i>Jackson Ball on his five essential Leonardo DiCaprio Performances….</i><p>Over the past 20 years of cinema, there have been few leading men that have been …

Talking 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 on The Downshift

Boasting similar specs to the C6 Corvette ZR1, the <b>2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06</b> may be one of the most significant performance car reveals of the 2014 Detroit auto show. On this episode of <i>The Downshift</i>, the 2015 Corvette Z06’s top engineers and designers share their thoughts on the latest iteration …

Sports Cars

Now You Can Spec Your Audi A8 to Literally Withstand a Shelling From a Tank

Audi is launching an all-new, armor-plated version of its A8 full-size luxury sedan. The A8L Security is based on the long-wheelbase model, and is available with either the 435-hp, twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8 or the naturally aspirated, 500-hp, 6.3-liter W-12. Just because your life is apparently in …

Toyota: Out with FJ, in with FT-1 – The Lohdown

Let's Hope<p>Set aside the fact that concept cars like the Toyota FT-1 never make it to production with all of their promises intact. There still is strong evidence to suggest that our March 2014 print issue cover car is merely a design study, never destined for serial production. After all, Toyota …

Toyota

Top Performance Cars of the 2014 Detroit Auto Show

There’s one auto show and one auto show only in the U.S. where all of the major automakers pull out the stops to show off what’s hot. You’ve got something cool? The guy in the next booth over has something cooler.<p>As the fastest, most technologically advanced and shiniest cars enter the Detroit auto …

Autos

2015 Lexus RC F Follows Up on Remote Touch Interface, Introduces All-Electric Cam Phasing

Finally, Lexus’s accursed computer mouse has met its replacement: a touch-sensitive pad that gives occupants of the new RC and RC F fingertip control over the onboard navigation/infotainment screen. At the 2014 Detroit auto show, we spoke to Lexus about how its new infotainment interface behaves, …

First 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, COPO Camaro Going to Auction

If you want bragging rights to the first 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 to roll off the line then be prepared to fight and pay more than its MSRP of $75,000. Chevrolet announced that it will auction off “the rights to purchase” the first retail-production <b>2014 Camaro Z/2</b>8 this weekend. Also going on the …

Sports Cars

The Five Most Important Production Vehicles at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show

The Cars With Brands On Their Back, For Better Or Worse<p>Detroit has plenty to offer even the hungriest auto enthusiast. At the 2014 Detroit auto show, there were great concept vehicles to stretch the imagination such as the Toyota FT-1, the Nissan Sport Sedan, and the Mercedes Benz S-Class Coupe …

Autos

Watch the 2015 Chrysler 200 Get Imported to Detroit

“Imported from Detroit” may have been the tagline for the last-gen Chrysler 200, but we doubt the Motor City was all that proud of the lackluster rental fleet special. The new 2015 Chrysler 200 certainly looks to be a different story. As part of the 2015 200’s North American Auto Show debut, …

Automotive Industry

Corvette Lead Engineer Confirms ZR1 Not Under Development

According to Corvette lead engineer Tadge Juechter, the new Z06 will be as racy as Vettes come.<p>For months we’ve feared that Chevrolet wouldn’t build a C7 ZR1, and according to a report from <i>Autoblog</i>, our fears have been proven right—at least for now. Corvette lead engineer Tadge Juechter spoke with</i> …

Sports Cars

2014 Jaguar XJR

The most sporting luxury flagship gets even more power.<p>Jaguar is busy honing its identity. Its portfolio is bursting with high-tech mills and sales are up, but as volumes approaching those of its competitors will take time to develop, image is a quicker build. And Jaguar wants to be seen as a …

TOTD: What Impressed you Most About the 2015 Ford F-150?

Considered one of the most significant reveals at the 2014 Detroit auto show, the new 2015 Ford F-150 is packed with a number of improvements to further solidify its dominance in the half-ton pickup segment. We’ve picked out the top five items unveiled on the 2015 F-150, and now we want to know …

Detroit Auto Show

Porsche 991 Turbo road test: Turbo Triumph

17 Jan<p>News<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>Power. Presence. Poise. Precision. Prowess. These ever evocative adjectives have been synonymous with the very character of …

Samsung Galaxy S5 could miss out on Snapdragon 805 processor | Trusted Reviews

<b>The Samsung Galaxy S5 could miss out on running the new Snapdragon 805 processor as Qualcomm tips the chip for launch later in the year.</b><p>One of a …

Intel's Bay Trail CPU will usher Android into the 64-bit era this spring

Sure, 64-bit support is all the rage nowadays in the mobile space, what with Apple setting off a trend with the introduction of the iPhone 5s. Now, according to Intel's CEO, tablets running Google's operating system are next and will soon be available with 64-bit compatibility. During an earnings …

Microsoft Sold 908,000 Xbox One Consoles In The US In December, Besting The PS4

According to NPD numbers published by Microsoft, 908,000 Xbox One consoles were sold in the United States in December. Microsoft had previously reported that its new console had sold 1 million units in its first day of availability globally, and 3 million through the end of 2013.<p>The console, which …

Why it’s time for the U.S. to get serious about its broadband problem

A recent international ranking placing the United States 35th in bandwidth has generated another round of commentary about how our broadband …

Scientists discover a 3D material that acts like graphene, but it has some quirks

Graphene, that 2D sheet of carbon atoms with some impressive qualities, has its flaws. Namely, it can’t block electricity from flowing, which makes …

Better late than never, Path arrives on Windows Phone

Path for Windows Phone has had an unusually long development cycle for a mobile app -- we first saw it at a Nokia event in July, and the rest of 2013 came and went without a release. Still, fans of the smaller-scale social network will be glad to know that a Path beta is at last available in the …

Even BlackBerry Thinks Windows Phone Is Too Small

News is out today that BlackBerry has no intention of bringing a BlackBerry Messaging (BBM) application to Windows Phone. Comments published in TrustedReviews from the company indicate that it deems Windows Phone too small to warrant the investment. TechCrunch confirmed the statements.<p>According to …

Nintendo Confirms Wii U Has Flopped, Slashes Sales Forecast By ~70%

Nintendo has confirmed what we knew already: its unhappy controller/console combo, the Wii U, is a flop. The company said hardware sales of the Wii U had failed to reach its target during the year-end, pushing it into a third consecutive annual loss, Reuters reports.<p>“We failed to reach our target …