The Wire cast members reminisce as an HD Christmas marathon kicks off

Cast members from The Wire reminisce about the show’s tumultuous 60 episodes, which have been remastered in HD just in time for a five-day Christmas marathon, December 26 through 30.

Movies & TV

World Peas: What’s everyone having for Christmas dinner?

Is your goose cooked? This gallery takes a tour around the world to see what other countries, from Jamaica to Sweden, are eating for their Christmas dinners. Don't worry. We linked the recipes.

Home

Road Rave: Three pieces of car tech you shouldn’t leave the dealership without

Confronting the option list on a new car can be more than a bit intimidating. With as many as fifty options that can cost tens of thousands of dollars, it is hard to know what to choose. Accordingly, we wanted to break down which pieces of car tech are worth…

Cars

Beer brand lets you send digital ‘message in a bottle’

Argentine beer brand Andes has rolled out a few bizarre marketing campaigns over the years. Its latest stunt is equally offbeat, giving drinkers the chance to send video messages to friends via QR codes printed on bottle labels.

Cool Tech

How to take a screenshot on a Mac

Here's a quick explanation of how to take a screenshot on a Mac using both keyboard shortcuts and the bundled Preview application. Once you know how, you'll be able to snap shots of all sizes within seconds.

Computing

Santa sets to work, follow him now with these trackers

Santa's on his way, and thanks to online trackers from Google and Microsoft, you can check up on how long it'll be before he comes sliding down your chimney.

Web

Solid state drives outlast their PC hosts, and then some

Most solid state drives claim they can endure twenty or thirty gigabytes of writes, but recent tests have shown the limits often far exceed those numbers. In fact, some SSDs simply refuse to die.

Computing

Suffering from range anxiety? Seeo’s battery prototype could give affordable EVs 200 miles

California tech company Seeo has developed a new solid-state battery than can store twice as much energy as a conventional unit. The lithium-ion unit could potentially give affordable electric cars a range of over 200 miles.

Cars

Roll up your white Armani jacket sleeves: Ferrari Testarossa from Miami Vice hits eBay

A Ferrari Testarossa, sent by the company to be used on the classic Miami Vice television show, is up for auction in Ft. Lauderdale. The iconic sports car maintains a low mileage count, being used only for close-up shots.

Cars

Trends with Benefits: The year in review, Google’s new car, and orange couches

This week we talk about holiday shopping, Sony's Crackle streaming music service, the tech year in review, 4K TVs, streaming content, Google Cars and orange couches.

Podcasts

Apple’s sapphire saga continues: Rumors point to Foxconn’s involvement

Apple isn't done with its quest to make iPhones with sapphire screens. The company's longtime supplier Foxconn has reportedly shown interest in the idea of producing sapphire screens for Apple.

Mobile

Boys and their toys: Can an Audi S1 rally car get shown up by its own RC scale replica?

Word rallycross racer Mattias Ekström challenges his Audi S1-based racer against an RC doppelgänger. The 560-hp quattro race car slides balletically around obstacles in this unique competition.

Cars

Sure it can turn iPhones to dust, but this blender makes a helluva smoothie, too

Will it blend? We find out as we fully review the Blendtec Designer 725 – one truly expensive blender.

  • Pros: Powerful motor , Touchscreen interface , Great preset…
  • Cons: Expensive , “Tweet this blend” prompts

Google facing $1 billion lawsuit over 20,000 unlicensed songs on YouTube

Global Music Rights has announced its plans to sue Google for not removing YouTube videos infringing on the copyrights of songs by Pharrell, John Lennon and others

Music