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10 Random Thoughts About 'Grand Theft Auto V'

<i>Sort of a part of my ongoing review of Rockstar’s open-world crime simulator.</i><p>I’ve been playing my way through <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i>—I’m still not finished yet, so please try to avoid spoilers—and I keep having random thoughts that I eventually began to jot down. These aren’t necessarily criticisms or …

A Brief History of the Jetpack

From James Bond to JetLev, we trace humanity's quest to build this extremely unnatural way to get high.<p>From James Bond to JetLev, we trace humanity's quest to build this extremely unnatural way to get high.

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Dish Hopper DVRs open up to home automation control, we wonder what's next

Back in July Dish Network announced plans to open its Hopper DVR platform to mobile app developers, and today at CEDIA we saw the results of that initiative. Thanks to SDK access that can mirror the functionality of Dish's own Explorer iPad app, home automation systems like Control4 can now …

2014 Audi R8 Spyder V-8

An endearing regearing.<p>TESTED<p>Among the many charms of the 2014 Audi R8 Spyder is its embrace of the exclamation mark. Press the button below the new seven-speed S tronic transmission’s gearshift lever, and the instrument panel proclaims, “Sport mode on!” Press it again, and the car responds with …

2014 Nissan GT-R Track Edition

Warn the villagers. Godzilla's here again.<p>TESTED<p>Thank goodness Japan has a wild side. Interspersed among boatloads of politically correct Toyota Priuses comes the occasional Lexus F hot rod. And over at Nissan, punctuating the truckloads of morbidly thrifted Versas is the random GT-R. The muscular …

2013 Ford Fusion 1.6L EcoBoost Automatic

Movie-star looks, athletic chassis, pedestrian powertrain.<p>TESTED<p>It’s no secret that the latest Fusion is the most competitive mid-size sedan from Ford in a long time, and of the many variants on offer, the combination of the 1.6-liter EcoBoost (that’s “turbocharged and direct injected” in …

The 2014 Mazda 6 with i-ELOOP Gets 40 mpg, Starts at $32,570

Don’t even try to explain this one to your buddies: “You see, i-ELOOP uses a freewheeling alternator that reduces parasitic drag…” Just stop right there; all you need to do is tell them your mid-size Mazda is rated for 40 mpg on the highway while their compact Toyota Corollas can only muster 34. …

Bumblebee’s new look for fourth Transformers film

Bumblebee, the bravest little Autobot in Michael Bay’s cartoon-inspired Transformers movies, gets a new look in the series’ fourth instalment.<p>Revealed by Michael Bay, the films’ director, on his personal website, the yellow Chevrolet Camaro concept completes the collection of the Transformers robot …

Live blog: Apple’s WWDC 2013 keynote

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>It feels like forever since we’ve done one of these, doesn’t it? It’s actually only been seven months. But still! That’s a …

Hyping Hypercars: 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari vs. 2014 McLaren P1, Lamborghini Veneno

Three high priests of the sports-car realm reveal their own golden calves.<p>Geneva is a quiet Swiss city of enormous but restrained wealth. The Palexpo center, where the auto show is held every gray March, is modestly sized, and the automaker stands are, by regulation, relatively small. The scene is …

Flotspotting: Henry Daly's T-Shaped Design for an Electric Off-Roader

For his final year project at the Dublin Institute of Technology, Henry Daly decided to develop a new typology for an off-road recreational vehicle. …

Data For Nothing, Calls For Free: How FreedomPop Will Offer Free Phone Service

IN THE MIDDLE OF LUNCH over sushi near his West Los Angeles office, Stephen Stokols’ phone buzzes with another e-mail, bringing a smile to his face. The founder and CEO of FreedomPop has just received another batch of smartphones, used ones, to arm his company in its wild plan to upend the mobile …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0

<i>Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0</i><p>The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 and 10.1 have finally been officially introduced, after being rumored for some time.<p>They’re joining the 7-inch version, also recently announced, to form the new Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 family. Thus, almost all of the rumors which were floating …

Future Intel Pentium and Celeron chips coming to Android

Intel was initially absent from the market boom that was smartphones and tablets. The company has long been playing catch-up to ARM in terms of mobile market share, and its Atom line-up of processors simply hasn’t cut it, compared with the more energy efficient designs of its competitors.<p>However, …

Galaxy S4 Mini uses Snapdragon 400 CPU, Samsung says

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini will be using the Snapdragon 400 chip, the company has confirmed recently.<p>The official announcement for the smartphone mentioned a 1.7GHz dual-core CPU, but didn’t give any other specific details. Not that the type of CPU didn’t appear in benchmarks of the device, even …

HTC Butterfly S and One mini will have Ultrapixel cameras!

Do you love Ultrapixels? HTC thinks you do, and they’re giving you more of it.<p>The upcoming Butterfly S and One mini are both set to have Ultrapixel cameras. That’s about where the similarities, end, so we’ll start with the One mini.<p>The mini, which is clearly a Galaxy S4 mini competitor, has a 4.3” …

2014 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S: Familiar Formula

Gaydon's recipe for success: Just add power.<p>Since its unfortunate experience with the slow-selling and notoriously unreliable Lagonda, Aston Martin has avoided reinventing the wheel. Simply look at the recent updates to the DB9 and the Rapide S for proof. Now the V12 Vantage, which was first …

Chrysler Adding Five-Inch Uconnect Infotainment System

Chrysler’s Uconnect touch-screen infotainment system is one of the best in the business, being both easy to use and easy to look at, but a new version is coming to market that runs on an entirely different software platform. <i>Automotive News</i> first reported the discrepancy between the latest iteration …

Report: Lamborghini Urus Confirmed for Production. 600+ hp SUV headed for showrooms in 2017. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/5sl3

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The Continental: Drama at Villa d'Este, a Benz Recall, and GM Trucks

<i>Each week, our German correspondent slices and dices the latest rumblings, news, and quick-hit driving impressions from the other side of the pond. His byline may say Jens Meiners, but we simply call him . . . the Continental.</i><p>There was some drama surrounding this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza at Villa …

iPhone 5S review

<b>Update:</b> Not ready for the newer, larger and faster iPhone 7? We're still up to date on the best iPhone 5S deals and have our iPhone 5S review …

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Engadget HD Podcast 351 - 05.28.13

It was a holiday weekend, but news takes no vacations, and so the HD Podcast soldiered on. Aside from following up on the Xbox One, Ben recalls his time in the import racing scene, while Richard analyzes the totally believable fake physics in <i>Tokyo Drift</i>. All that and the top HD stories from the …

Tim Cook: 13 million Apple TVs sold, half in the last year; 'grand vision' for TV

Speaking at <i>AllThingsD's</i> D11 conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook just dropped the latest sales figure for the Apple TV: 13 million (compare that to Roku's sales of 5 million in the US), with "about half" sold in the last year. Despite being prodded by interviewers Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, Cook …