Android on the ZTE Blade S6: smoother than Egyptian cotton

Is the Blade S6 ZTE’s best Android phone yet? Android 5.0, a 64-bit processor, and some cool gesture controls make it a strong contender.

  • Pros: Looks excellent , Android 5.0 is smooth and fast…
  • Cons: Plastic rear panel creaks , No 4G LTE support for North…

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse brings mobile gaming into your living room

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is simple to pick up and play but difficult to master. It's fun, but weirdly out of place on the Wii U, since your attention is always on the GamePad…

  • Pros: Beautiful, claymation-style visuals , Charmingly unique…
  • Cons: Impossible to play on your TV

Trends with Benefits: Why the FCC got it right, and a smartband that’s so wrong

The FCC's historic vote on Net neutrality, the Apple Watch, mind-controlled drones, and more in this week's episode.

Podcasts

Seat teases a vehicle for the 2015 Geneva Auto Show. Could this be its long rumored SUV?

Seat, the Spain based automaker, has tweeted an image of a car’s headlight, teasing a reveal for the 2015 Geneva Auto Show. No information followed the image, but persisting rumors suggest it may be an SUV.

Cars

Get a quick preview of House of Cards season 3, out on Netflix today

As of midnight, the third season of House of Cards was made available to Netflix subscribers, including 13 full one-hour episodes. Check out our sneak preview to get you ready to binge.

Movies & TV

Citymaps brings its personalized, place-based maps to the whole world

Citymaps brings personalized, place-based maps to the whole world. Around 80 million places are now on the maps. Citymaps will also recommend places based on what places you've liked before.

Mobile

USB 3.1 support for Windows 10 confirmed by leaked schedule

A talk set for next month's WinHEC conference seems to confirm that Microsoft is planning to support USB 3.1 in Windows 10, which will enable the use of reversible connectors similar to the Lightning connection used by Apple's iPhone and iPad.

Computing

Here’s why Windows 10 is terrible for your laptop’s battery life

Windows 10 comes with a new Battery Saver feature, which promises improved power management. We compared Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 TP to find out which one presently offers better battery life. The results might surprise you.

Computing

The Opel Corsa OPC is the subcompact we’d want for a few laps around the Nürburgring

Opel has announced the fifth generation of its subcompact, the Corsa. With sporty upgrades from its OPC performance division, it has made a Nürburgring-tested subcompact that rivals cars like the Ford Fiesta ST in capability.

Cars

Grab the hottest PS4 indies on the cheap with Sony’s Spring Fever sale

PlayStation Plus members can save 10-percent on eight fantastic indie games when they launch on PlayStation 4 as part of Sony's Spring Fever 2015 sale.

Gaming

This smart liquor bottle can tell if your $200 scotch has been opened

You get home and pour yourself a scotch. Do you know what you're drinking? Maybe not. To crack down on counterfeiting, Johnnie Walker Blue Label will soon come in a smart bottle.

Cool Tech

Google changes its mind, will not block adult content on Blogger

After originally stating it would start blocking adult content on its Blogger platform later in March, Google decided to abandon the change and step up its enforcement efforts instead.

Web

Cheeky spy shot reveals the backside of the new Honda Civic Type R

Although its official unveiling is only days away, a shot of a partially uncovered Honda CIvic Type R is making its rounds on the internet. Preliminary info for the hot hatch states that it will have a 167 mph top speed, as well as rumors of a 275 hp output.

Cars