Features
Features

Pioneer explains how the car became a smartphone accessory

Cars aren't just a means of getting from Point A to Point B -- they're an extension of ourselves and a way to stay connected on the go. Following a talk at the 2016 SXSW, we spoke with Ted Cardenas, Vice President of Marketing in Pioneer's…
Opinion

Why pop culture’s zombie fixation is really the Internet’s fault

Our zombie fascination might seem like a blip on pop-culture radar, but the viral way this fictional apocalypse spreads may be rooted in broader fears about our lives on the Internet.
Computing

How monitor makers are pixelating the truth to fake you out

Buying a monitor is a tricky process on its own, so we set out to separate real performance statistics from marketing malarkey and flashy gimmicks. What we found might surprise you.
Cars

While you’re charging your EV, BMW is preparing for a hydrogen future

Hydrogen currently lags behind electric and plug-in hybrid drivetrains in the alternative fuel race, but BMW believes it's quickly catching up. The company tells us where the technology stands today, and where it'll go over the next decade.
Cars

The Car Hacker’s Handbook isn’t a guide, it’s a wake-up call to automakers

The Car Hacker’s Handbook is a guide to reverse-engineering the digital control systems in a modern vehicle. The book includes information on the software in a vehicle’s control computers as well as background information on…
Music

Hüsker Dü’s Bob Mould rocks on with Patch the Sky, but won’t touch Spotify

Hüsker Dü frontman and alt-rock pioneer Bob Mould returns to rock with Patch the Sky, a guitar-driven look inward. But do him a favor and listen somewhere other than Spotify.
Features

Joker turned filmmaker Michael Rapaport on A Tribe Called Quest, Twitter, streaming

Michael Rapaport directed Hard Lovin’ Woman, a documentary following Academy Award winning actress Juliette Lewis' pursuit of her music career. In an interview with Digital Trends, Rapaport speaks about its creation, Twitter addiction…
Cars

How Lamborghini crafted the Centenario, a 770-horse salute to its founder

The 770-horsepower Lamborghini Centenario celebrates the 100th birthday of founder Ferruccio Lamborghini. It's more powerful, more aerodynamic, and more tech-focused than any model before it, and Lamborghini's R&D boss tells us why.
Wearables

Who’s tracking your fitness tracker? We asked an expert

Many of us wear fitness trackers 24/7, so they can collect data on our activity, but there’s a danger that someone else could access that information. How secure are fitness trackers and what are the risks? We asked an expert.
Music

‘Music is suffering’ On 99¢, Santigold calls to fix a broken streaming biz

On her latest album 99 Cents, Santigold challenges the streaming music-biz model that brought us the likes of Spotify without losing the energetic bounce that vaulted her to stardom.
Cars

Inside the factory where Acura builds its otherworldly NSX supercar

The Acura NSX is a state-of-the-art supercar, hand-built in a boutique factory. Take a tour to see how personalized manufacturing makes the difference for Acura’s newest exotic.