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Windows 8.1 machines running Android apps to descend upon CES 2014?

Nobody would argue against the notion that Windows 8 and 8.1 haven't been exactly received well by consumers. Could those adoption numbers get a boost by machines that run Android apps?
Cars

Ferrari’s 2015 California will have a turbo V8 designed for cruising, not racing

An updated Ferrari California convertible will reportedly arrive just in time for spring. The new model will feature a turbocharged V8 engine, improved infotainment and, hopefully, better styling.
Cars

Grovel at the feet of Subaru’s latest souped-up concept wagon: the Levorg STI

The Subaru Levorg wagon is still technically a concept, but that won't stop Subie from unveiling five customized versions at the Tokyo Auto Salon in January. Hopefully one will morph into a production Legacy STI.
Computing

AMD on the up and up thanks to Mac Pro, other partnerships

AMD has smartly created partnerships with multiple big-name tech firms like Apple in an effort to become a supplier of graphics chips. This in turn has AMD poised to grab a big chunk of marketshare.
Social Media

Rand Paul uses Twitter to celebrate Festivus

Rand Paul used Twitter to celebrate Festivus, the fictional winter holiday invented by Seinfeld. Paul performed an "airing of grievances" aimed at Congress, the Federal Reserve, and everyone who makes fun of his dorky turtlenecks.
Cars

Are you done with that cooking oil? Toyota needs it for its diesel-powered off-road racer

Toyota trucks have a reputation for being indestructible, but can they also be green? Toyota will sponsor a biodiesel-fueled Land Cruiser in the 2014 Dakar Rally, the world's toughest motorsport event.
Mobile

‘Cut the Rope 2’ is as deliciously addictive as ever

Aside from Angry Birds, Cut the Rope may be the closest thing to a AAA mobile game. Cut the Rope 2 is the first true sequel in the series and it's as good as ever, with the welcome additions of new creatures, features, and graphics.
Computing

There may be some hope for the PC in 2014, says one analyst

It's no secret that overall, the PC market is in deep trouble. However, one analyst believes that 2014 could be the year that the waters in the PC market could become less rockier than they have been.
Gaming

Wii U GamePad high-capacity battery now available in the U.S.

The high-capacity Wii U GamePad battery that Nintendo released in Japan during summer 2013 is now available in the U.S. in the company's online store. The $32 replacement battery boosts the GamePad's life to approximately 8 hours per…
Computing

Mac Pro selling for more than double on eBay

Sometimes when there are product shortages in the tech world, the people who got in on the game early attempt to capitalize by selling the new stuff on eBay. It's happening again with the Mac Pro.
Computing

US military reportedly uses unlicensed copies of Windows 7

A U.S. military base located in Qatar is allegedly running copies of Windows 7 that aren't paired with legitimate product keys. An unidentified soldier talks about why this issue concerns him.
Gaming

Play ‘Zoo Tycoon,’ save endangered animals

Microsoft partners with the AZA and Zoo Tycoon dev Frontier to launch a series of in-game community challenges that, once completed, will see the Xbox One-maker donating $10,000 to an endangered species charity.