Next Nissan GT-R will be a ‘2+2 hybrid,’ development chief says

There have been plenty of rumors that the next-generation Nissan GT-R will be a hybrid, but this latest tidbit comes from one of the company's top executives. That new GT-R won't appear until 2018, though.

Cars

Will Windows 10’s universal apps make Office 2016 the suite we’ve been waiting for?

Microsoft's "universal apps" are meant to allow the use of a single application across a wide range of devices, from smartphones to large desktops. Office 2016 might benefit more from the feature than any other software, but will it actually work?

Computing

For big deals on big screens, wait until after the Super Bowl

The arrival of the Super Bowl marks the beginning of a bonanza of deals on televisions, but if you’re willing to wait a little and move quickly, you could save even more money after the game.

Home Theater

It’s alive! OnePlus’s own version of Android is OxygenOS, and it’s coming soon

Smartphone manufacturer OnePlus won't be using CyanogenMod much longer, and has announced OxygenOS, its own custom version of Android destined for its current and future phone range.

Mobile

‘The last McDonald’s hamburger in Iceland’ now live streaming from Reykjavik hostel

Although it's clearly not a this-is-what-the-Internet-was-made-for moment, the live streaming of a five-year-old burger and fries from a hostel in Iceland is, if nothing else, helping to bring a historical artifact to a much wider audience.

Web

FAA makes Sunday’s Super Bowl a ‘no drone zone’

Sunday's Super Bowl has been designated a 'no drone zone' by the Federal Aviation Administration, which obviously fears some bright spark may be considering firing up their recently bought quadcopter for a recreational stadium flyover.

Cool Tech

Google Glass may disappear for a good long while, hints Google

According to a Google executive, the recently cancelled Google Glass Explorer program lacked impact, and was withdrawn so the team could take a break and rethink strategies.

Wearables

NFL, brands look to social media to manage Super Bowl buzz

With Super Bowl attendees turning to Facebook and Twitter to chat about the big game, social media is top of mind for the National Football League as well as brands looking to capitalize on Super Bowl moments.

Social Media

BlackBerry's Classic will placate the faithful, but won't win back deserters

BlackBerry turns on the vintage hi-fi and steps back in time, mixing a hardware cocktail in the Classic: a smartphone with a physical keyboard and old-school trackpad. Can this…

  • Pros: Quality and durable build , Keyboard and trackpad are…
  • Cons: Trackpad not as useful as in past years , Some Android apps…

Miami restaurant mogul cooks up 186-mph speedboat to match his Aventador

Miami restaurant mogul Gino Gargiulo owns a $1.3 million speedboat to match his Lamborghini Aventador LP 720-4. The cross-surface speedsters wear a matching bright yellow color scheme.

Cars

Grim Fandango tells a lively, relatable story set in the land of the dead

After 16 years, Grim Fandango has been resurrected. Rather than completely overhaul it, Double Fine has smartly preserved one of Tim Schafer and LucasArts’ best works, letting…

  • Pros: Vibrant Mexican-meets-Art-Deco art. , Excellent script and…
  • Cons: Some needlessly frustrating puzzles.

The 500e is the perfect city car with pep that Fiat doesn't want to sell

FIAT may only be making the 500e to comply with California regulations, but it may actually be the most compelling offering in the Cinquecento lineup. The addition of electric…

  • Pros: Zippy electric acceleration , Adorable styling…
  • Cons: Bad highway manners , Limited range , Only for sale in…

This portable device battery is waterproof and as tough as military equipment

Looking for a new external battery that can handle thick and thin? The Poseidon external battery is waterproof, shockproof, and designed to military specs.

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