Google offers views of festive store window displays in NY City and beyond

Holiday window shopping just got a whole lot more comfortable after Google's Business View service rolled out images of festive displays at some of the world's most famous department stores, Macy's and Bloomingdale's among them.

Web

ZTE decides to shrink smartphone range, use voice control features to boost brand

According to the CEO of ZTE's devices division, the company will downsize its smartphone range over the coming year, and focus on high-tech features such as voice control to help it build brand value.

Mobile

BlackBerry confirms it’s working with Boeing to offer ultra-secure ‘spy’ phone

BlackBerry boss John Chen recently confirmed that his company is working with Boeing to bring the aerospace company's ultra-secure 'spy' phone to its BES 12 platform.

Android Army

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of December 21, 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

Silent and deadly, Wraith is Evolve’s ninja monster

Wraith is the third playable monster in Turtle Rock Studios' upcoming Evolve, recently revealed as a stealthy assassin recommended only for skilled players.

Gaming

Breakthrough in RRAM technology could lead to hard drives the size of a postage stamp

Want a one terabyte drive that's as fast as an SSD and only the size of a postage stamp? Of course you do - and Crossbar, a technology startup founded in 2010, thinks it knows how to deliver just that.

Computing

Tech Gifts for the Musician

The holidays are almost here, and if you haven’t already, it’s time to start that painful search for the choosey musician on your list. But don’t fret, our latest list of the coolest high-tech gear is packed with awesome devices that can turn a…

Buying Guides

Flic is a smart, wireless button that lets you play music, make calls, order pizza

The Flic is a smart button that can be set up to do just about anything (within reason) you want to do on a day-to-day basis – from snapping photos, to making calls, to playing music, to snoozing your alarm, and beyond.

Cool Tech

Finally, drinking in the shower has gotten easier with this glass holder

SipCaddy holds your beer or wine for you in the shower. It attaches to a bunch of surfaces, so it works in other places besides the bathroom, but it truly was designed so you can drink in the shower.

Home

Hands-on with the bold and beefy Infinity One Bluetooth speaker

Take a tour of Inifinity's first try at a portable Bluetooth speaker, the big and beautiful Infinity One.

Home Theater

Nintendo is working on its next console and Mario may lead the way (but not in a film)

A new Nintendo console is in the works, according to none other than legendary video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto. In a wide-ranging over-a-cup-of-coffee interview with the Associated Press, Miyamoto also hinted at Mario kicking things off for the next…

Gaming

Somewhere between lowly step counters and smartwatches, there's FitBit's Charge

FitBit’s Charge is a reasonably attractive, and very useful fitness tracker with a nice, small screen.

  • Pros: Silent alarm , Small screen for metrics at a glance , Water…
  • Cons: No heart-rate monitor , Limited notification support…

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.

Cars