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Steve Jobs’ yacht unveiled in front of family, named ‘Venus’

Several years before his death in 2011, Steve Jobs began working with Phillippe Starck on the design of a luxury yacht. On Sunday, it was unveiled at a special ceremony in the Netherlands.
Home Theater

Roku adds universal search for Netflix, Hulu, Vudu, HBO GO, and more

Definitely useful when getting ready to stream a movie or TV show, Roku is rolling out a new search function that can help you find exactly what you want.
Cool Tech

Starbucks rolls out test of wireless charging stations in Boston

Definitely more convenient than hunting down a power outlet while holding a latte, Starbucks and Duracell are testing wireless charging at retail stores.

Apple management shake-up – iOS software chief Forstall and retail boss Browett both given the boot

Apple announced some big changes at the top of the company on Monday, with long-time Apple employee and iOS software chief Scott Forstall and retail boss John Browett both removed from their positions.

Tablets are for old people, women and those who like playing games, apparently

What's the difference between a tablet and a smartphone? According to a new study, the answer may be "How long you spend playing games on it."

Hands on: Pandora 4.0 focuses on mobile music, social sharing

Legacy music streaming service Pandora has crafted a new mobile app that gives you a Timeline-like profile as well as makes mobile music fun and easy to use. Will the refresh be enough to keep it current with Spotify and fend off potential…
Buying Guides

Get courtside in your living room with a home theater upgrade for NBA season

Enjoy the coming NBA season in style with a new TV, home audio system, or just a better subscription TV package to catch all the games.

New Assassin’s Creed III DLC may hint at in-game microtransactions

Hoping to buy Assassin's Creed III, but unwilling to devote hours of your time unlocking the game's features? A series of newly revealed DLC packs seemingly suggest that Ubisoft has got you covered.

LimeWire asks movie studios: Can you demonstrate that P2P cost you money?

The common wisdom on illegal filesharing is that it costs content producers money through lost profits. One P2P service, however, is wanting to see some proof of that as it defends itself against legal action from studios.

What’s so special about Apple’s new Fusion Drive?

Apple unveiled a new high-performance Fusion Drive; but is it a step forward for storage, or simply a high-priced rebranding of something that already exists?
Cool Tech

Kickstarter is cultivating terrific product designers… who might not know what they’re doing

Kickstarter is one of the most promising applications of crowd sourcing currently available, but the lack of rigorous standards – and a naive willingness on all of our parts to put faith designers and entrepreneurs who haven't earned it…

Small car, big price: Mini John Cooper Works GP starts at $39,950

Some might scoff at paying BMW money for a Min, but what if it's the fastest Mini ever?