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Cable or Netflix? Samsung’s Smart Media player stops asking you to choose

Samsung has just announced that its Smart Media Player, officially known as the GX-SM530CF, will be coming available on October 23 for $150. After ducking some FCC red tape, Samsung has managed to put together a set-top box that does what…

Clash of the Teutonic titans: Mercedes CLA 45 AMG vs. Audi S3

If you have a cool $50,000 to throw around and a need for compact speed, Mercedes and Audi both have very enticing options for you right now: the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG and the 2015 Audi S3. But which belongs in your garage? We…

How to make or break a Brit: Jaguar must beat BMW or go belly up

Jaguar is releasing 4 new models in the next five years, and insiders reveal that if those models don't pan out the company may be at risk. Jag's new X760 sedan will compete with the BMW 3 Series in the incredibly important luxury compact…

Want to drive a 667 hp Holden Commodore on the Australian Autobahn? Well, now you can

Just as Australian officials announce a 120-mile stretch of autobahn, Walkinsaw performance releases a supercharged Holden Commodore. This 667 horsepower beast is the perfect car for unrestricted speed, and it just happens to be the same…

Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive vs BMW i3: The quietest automotive duel ever

BMW may have gone all-out on the i3 electric city car, but Mercedes-Benz is confident its more conservatively-engineered B-Class Electric Drive will lead the way in both practicality and performance.
Social Media

Banksy – or someone pretending to be the artist – has officially hit the social Web

It's hard to know what to make of Banksy's new Instagram account, and his alleged Twitter and Facebook profiles. Whatever his scheme, one thing is certain: He's just as much of a mystery as ever.
Movies & TV

Silk Road hitman story is already scheduled to become a Hollywood film

The story of online drug marketplace Silk Road is not yet over. But that hasn't stopped 20th Century Fox from hiring "Shutter Island" author Dennis Lehane to write a "fact-based" script about alleged Internet drug kingpin Ross William…

Kindle Fire HDX up for pre-order in the UK

Amazon has put its new Kindle Fire HDX tablets up for pre-order in the UK, with delivery dates starting in November, while Vodafone has snagged the rights to provide a 4G connection for certain models.

Protect your iPhone or Galaxy Note 3 screen with Armorz’ new tempered glass cover

Armorz has announced the Stealth Extreme Lite screen protector for the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S, plus the Galaxy Note 3. At $35 it's not the cheapest around, but it is made from tempered glass instead of plastic.

LG G Flex flexible screen phone may see international release after November debut

LG's flexible, curved smartphone known as the LG G Flex, is supposedly set for announcement next month, and unlike Samsung's Galaxy Round, it may get a wider international release.

Google and Apple top LinkedIn list of most in-demand employers

While tech and Web companies feature heavily in LinkedIn's 2013 list of in-demand employers, many have slipped down the chart in the past year. Google and Apple, however, remain popular, ranking first and second, respectively.