Jacob Simmons

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Aston Martin CC100 Speedster Concept

A DBR1 for the 21st Century, this roadster previews future Aston design cues.<p>During Aston Martin’s 100 years of existence, it has won the 24 Hours of Le Mans just once, and that was way back in 1959 (with no less than Carroll Shelby and Roy Salvadori as co-drivers). If it’s shocking that a …

Aston Martin

Guitar played by John Lennon and George Harrison sells for $408,000

A custom-made electric guitar played by the late John Lennon and George Harrison of the Beatles has sold at a New York auction for $408,000 (£265,000).<p>The semi-hollow-body guitar, manufactured by the VOX company, was sold to an unidentified US buyer at the "Music Icons" event organised by …

Samsung Galaxy Fame Review

When think of Samsung phones, what do you think of? The Galaxy S4? The Note 2? Maybe the upcoming Note 3? Yeah, that makes sense. The Samsung Galaxy Fame, on the other hand, probably isn’t going to be the first thing that comes to mind.<p>It’s easy to forget, especially for people like us, that budget …

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Is the Nexus dead? What the Galaxy S4 with pure Android means for Samsung and Google

A few days ago, Google formally unveiled the Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition with pure Android. It’s a modified version of the flagship Samsung handset that we first saw announced back in March, and it stands to offer the standard Nexus user experience. What does this mean for Google’s actual line …

Android News

The Galaxy S4 family: familiarity vs brand dilution

In 2012, Samsung began its familiarity strategy. It’s hard to miss a newer Samsung phone on the streets because they all have that definitive look. Plastic rounded body, usually in white, the devices were basically mini or maxi Galaxy S3 versions.<p>This design philosophy was then transferred to …

Phones

Sony Xperia Z review

When Sony Ericsson became plain old Sony in 2011, the Japanese company made it clear that it was deadly serious about becoming a key player in the …