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Sony patent describes tech that will block used games on PlayStation 4

Even though the video game industry is relying more and more on digital distribution, rumors suggest that the PlayStation 4 will still use discs for games. There will be one change, though: Players may not be able to play used games.

Paint it pink: New Toyota Crown color causes a stir in Japan

Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda took his company's most conservative model and painted it bright pink. It's either a bold move or a sign that the fabric of reality is coming undone.
Home Theater

Westinghouse Digital aims to redefine home theater with its nine-foot 4K/Ultra HD TV

4K/Ultra HD TVs are expected to take CES by storm this year, and Westinghouse will be one of the bigger players.

Samsung introduces two new Series 7 computers in advance of CES

Prior to the big showdown in Las Vegas, Samsung has announced the release of the Series 7 Chronos and the Series 7 Ultra laptops.

Audi’s R8 e-tron electric supercar might not be dead after all

Electric car development has slowed noticeably over the last year, but Audi plans to continue with the R8 e-tron, even if production plans are no longer certain.

Microsoft’s Xbox strikes back at Nintendo TVii with R2 acquisition

Microsoft came out on top of a bidding war between itself, Apple, and Google for control of home automation technology company R2 Studios. The purchase says a great deal about the future of the Xbox.
Home Theater

Samsung’s Evolution Kit brings its 2012 TVs into the new year

In a rough-and-tumble consumer electronics world, can the Evolution Kit keep Samsung fit for survival?

Hands-free PC control device The Leap partnering with Asus

The Leap will now come bundled with some select Asus computers, and that's only the start of the company's coming OEM announcements.

Megaupload says U.S. government lied to get search warrant

Embattled file-sharing website Megaupload has hit back hard at the U.S. Department of Justice, claiming in a court brief filed this week that the government lied to obtain access to the Megaupload servers.

Daily Beast journalist wants all your cash to start a reader-supported blog

How much would you pay for a good blog? $19.99 every year, perhaps? Political journalist Andrew Sullivan hopes so, as he's leaving the Daily Beast to rely on the kindness of readers with a new crowdfunded site.
Android Army

The 10-inch tablet takedown: iPad vs. Surface RT vs. Nexus 10

If you’re struggling to decide which large tablet to buy, then this iPad vs Nexus 10 vs Surface RT comparison can lend a helping hand.

Be still my beating heart, the BlackBerry Curve 9315 is coming to T-Mobile soon

T-Mobile has announced it will be offering the BlackBerry Curve 9315 for sale at the end of January, just in time for it to be completely superseded by BlackBerry 10.