Atari founder: Simple sells, but Flappy Bird’s creator will struggle to do it twice

Flappy Bird has a sequel called Swing Copters, but will it attain anywhere near the same success as Flappy Bird? We speak with Atari founder Nolan Bushnell to find out.


Spin your stacks of wax and look good doing it with these slick turntables under $500

Vinyl records are awesome, but they're also finicky. To get the best out of your stacks of wax, it's best to play them on a quality turntable, but you don't have to lay down a small fortune to get one. Here's our top five turntable picks under $500.

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2015 Ford Fiesta ST review

The 2015 Ford Fiesta ST picks up where its big brother, the Focus ST, left off; it takes crisp and comfortable driving dynamics to a whole new level, especially at the $26,000…

  • Pros: Interior quality and spaciousness , Crisp, no nonsense…
  • Cons: Polarizing exterior styling

TDK TREK Max A34 review

Weatherproof, and loud as a jet turbine, TDK’s A34 makes a strong case to be your next Bluetooth buddy.

  • Pros: Solid, balanced sound , Powerful max volume , Robust…
  • Cons: Pedestrian battery life , Sound not as detailed as we’d…

Meet Godzilla’s little brother: The 800-horsepower Nissan Juke

A Russian tuning company has done the impossible, or at least the inadvisable, packed 800 horsepower into a Nissan Juke, a car the size of a shoe. In fact, they didn't stop at 800, because the 'roided out Juke has 200 hp worth of NOS...


Evolve isn’t out until February 2015, but you can play it before then

2K Games and Turtle Rock Studios confirm plans to stage a "Big Alpha" for Evolve, with registration invites being handed out to PAX Prime attendees and offered up on the game's social channels.


The Strain weekly recap: Lighting up the ‘Creatures Of The Night’

Ephraim Goodweather and Abraham Setrakian lose an old friend, but gain a new ally, on the latest pulse-pounding hour of FX's vampire thriller.


Drone video shows how Apple’s futuristic ‘spaceship’ campus is taking shape

Aerial footage posted on the Web recently by a drone enthusiast shows how construction work on Apple's so-called 'spaceship' campus is coming along, and also reveals the sheer scale of the ambitious project.


Emojli: ‘Silly’ messaging app that only uses emojis officially launches

A messaging app where you can communicate using only emojis has officially launched. Emojli, which hit 70,000 sign-up requests soon after the app was announced, is the work of two Brit friends, who both agree it's a "silly idea."

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Wearables don’t just let us compete with strangers, they let us peep on them too

Wearable fitness trackers let us learn from the masses and compete with them, but they also hold worrying implications for our own personal data. Who else is looking at your data besides you?


Apple inks deals with Amex and others for iPhone 6 mobile payments, report says

Apple has reportedly inked deals with American Express and other financial services firms as part of an expected push into mobile payments with the launch next week of the iPhone 6.


Limited edition Leica MP Titanium comes to U.S., yours for $40,000

Leica's limited edition MP Titanium camera has for the last four years been sold exclusively at its Ginza store in Tokyo. However, the Leica store in Miami is now offering one of the 150 units to US-based consumers, though it'll set you back a hefty $40,000.


Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of August 31, 2014

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

Cool Tech

Aston Martin officially unveils the Mid-East-only Lagonda super sedan

The latest in bespoke motoring is here: the Aston Martin Lagonda. The limited edition sedan has been officially unveiled in Oman as it undergoes testing. This massive gentleman's express will come equipped with V12 power and bespoke interiors and amenities.


Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel due for four DLC add-ons

2K Australia confirms plans to release four add-on DLC packs for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, to be sold individually or as part of a $30 Season Pass.