American super sedan: Cadillac readying Corvette-powered 2016 CTS-V for Detroit debut

Cadillac will reportedly introduce the 2016 CTS-V at the 2015 Detroit Motor Show. Technical details are being kept under wraps but rumors indicate the next CTS-V will be powered by a 640-horsepower 6.2-liter V8 engine borrowed from the Corvette Z06.


North Korea calls Sony hack claims “groundless slander,” wants investigation

Spokespeople for the U.S. and North Korean governments have had a busy weekend of claim and counter-claim through the press: here's the latest comment from all the key players in the story.


Microsoft is taking on the tech support scammers

Microsoft has filed a lawsuit against a company it says offered fraudulent technical support over the phone, and is warning users to be vigilant when it comes to fake calls placed over the holidays.


What browser choice? Microsoft is free again to ignore Internet Explorer rivals in Europe

Microsoft is no longer obligated to display a web browser choice screen in Internet Explorer on the old continent, as a 2009 EU ruling has just expired. What impact will this have on browser use, if any?


I left Spotify to find the limits of Sony Music Unlimited, and I’m ready to run back

Find out what happened when a long time Spotify user switched to Sony’s Music Unlimited service. How does it fit into the music streaming landscape? Learn all about the highs and lows in this review.


Reddit plans to give out $5 million to its community

Reddit raised $50 million this year and promised to give some of that cash back to its users. Now we know a bit more about how that's going to work, thanks to an official blog posting.


Halo 3: ODST coming to Xbox One as a freebie for Master Chief Collection frustrations

Microsoft and 343 Industries reveal plans to release Halo 3: ODST's campaign on Xbox One, adding that it will be a freebie for those impacted by Halo: The Master Chief Collection's matchmaking troubles.


Author Neal Stephenson joins AR upstart Magic Leap as Chief Futurist

Neal Stephenson, the author of science fiction classics like Snow Crash and Cryptonomicon, has joined the augmented reality startup Magic Leap as its Chief Futurist.


HP's ElitePad 1000 morphs into anything with the right case, for the wrong price

We review HP’s versatile, aluminum-clad business tablet. Can a slew of accessories help this Atom-powered device stand out in a world of more powerful do-it-all devices?

  • Pros: Attractive design , Excellent build quality , Improved…
  • Cons: Expensive , No real ports without optional jacket…

The dock is dead: Go wireless with one of these great iPhone/iPod speakers

we’ve put together a list our favorite sonic solutions, which leverage wireless streaming via Bluetooth, or Apple’s proprietary Airplay system to take all that rad jive on your iPhone to the next level without ever leaving your pocket.

Home Theater

Pew: Internet privacy is a fantasy, will merely be a ‘fetish’ by 2025, according to experts

The future of online privacy is cloudy, and policymakers and technology innovators have a weighty task on their hands – one they’re likely to fumble, according to a new report from Pew about the future of Internet privacy.


Poll: 43% of Americans oppose the commercial use of drones, especially to make deliveries

A new Associated Press-GfK poll shows there are more Americans who oppose the use of commercial drones than there are Americans who support their use. Americans are especially opposed to the use of drones to deliver small packages.

Cool Tech

Flipping through The Manual: Backpacking flasks, socks and boots for the snow

Burned out on apps, keys and screens? Improve your analog life this weekend! Digital Trends’ brother site The Manual exists to give men straight-up advice, from unspoken suit rules you need to know, to the latest in fashion, food, drink, travel, grooming and…

The Manual