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Nissan to unveil next-gen Maxima in sport sedan concept form at 2014 Detroit Auto Show

You wouldn't know it from the current lineup, but Nissan is pretty good at building sport sedans. It's trying again with a new concept set to debut at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show January 13.

‘Fez’ due for three more ports in 2014

A new post on Polytron Corporation's website confirms that Fez is due for three new ports in 2014. Is this a reference to the PlayStation Network release with support for PS3, PS4, and PS Vita or a hint of something more?

Pirate Bay uploads spike 50 percent, thwarting anti-piracy groups

The Pirate Bay has thwarted domain name seizures in 2013 and enjoyed a 50 percent increase in file uploads over the the last year. The site's resiliency likely means that it will be alive and well deep into the new year, and beyond.

The Mac Pro is even easier to upgrade than we thought

We already knew the Mac Pro's CPU could be replaced, but it turns out that's far from the only piece of hardware a user can repair or upgrade in Apple's new desktop. Read on to learn more.

NSA can gain complete access to iPhones, but Apple denies it helped install spyware

Newly revealed NSA documents show that the spy agency can take complete control over virtually anyone’s Apple iPhone. And Apple has now denied that it helped the NSA gain access to customers' iPhones.

Canon patents 100x ultrazoom lens, could make its way into a future PowerShot

The appeal of bridge cameras is the long zoom offered in an advanced point-and-shoot. Canon is raising the ante with what could possibly be a 100x PowerShot. The company hold a patent that describes such a lens.

T-Mobile’s rise, BlackBerry’s fall, and 12 more of the biggest mobile stories of 2013

Join us for a look at what happened in the world of mobile tech in 2013. We round up the winners and the losers, the successful releases and the embarrassing flops, all the big news that was fit to publish over the last year.

Crossover coupe craziness: BMW X4 to debut 2014 New York Auto Show … for some reason

The BMW X4 will be to the X3 what the X6 is to the X5. Confused yet? Just think of it as an X3 with a chopped top, a chimeric combination of coupe styling and crossover running gear.
Home Theater

Want giant TV, will travel: Seeing the latest TVs now requires Delta instead of FedEx

Last year required tens of thousands of miles worth of flight time, lame airport food, and intolerably cramped seats in order to gain access to the year's hottest televisions. Why is that, and was it worth it?
Social Media

Facebook’s favorite hacks of 2013 are a bad sign for the company

Facebook's engineers released a list of their favorite hacks for 2013. Most of them were more boring than a watching paint dry while listening to John Mayer and eating a crumpled piece of plain white bread.

First Drive: 2014 Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé

The Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé becomes our tool for surprising Dad on his 70th birthday, giving him the chance to ride in a car worth more than a house.