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Trends with Benefits: Wi-Fi Barbie, YouTube cuts ads while cable packs more in

Networks are trimming shows to add more commercials, YouTube is adding a subscription service, Facebook is developing VR apps, we ponder a Wi-Fi-enabled Barbie doll, and more in this edition of Trends with Benefits!
Mobile

Motorola is launching something “exciting” this Wednesday

Start up the speculation and guessing games: Motorola has let it be known that it has something new on the way this Wednesday, but for now we don't know what the company has up its sleeve.
Movies & TV

It’s got no heart, but Hot Tub Time Machine 2 drowns you in laughs

What the Hot Tub Time Machine sequel lacks in heart and soul (as in, it has none of either), it hoards in violent, vulgar laughs.
Product Review

Lytro Illum Review

Lytro's futuristic Illum camera may be one too many light years ahead.
Game Review

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Review

Killing giant beasts has never been as friendly as it is in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate
Cars

Could the next Mercedes E63 AMG be AWD-only?

A new report suggests that the next-generation Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG will be offered solely with 4MATIC all-wheel drive in right-hand drive markets. It will also ditch the current 5.5-liter biturbo V8 in favor of the twin-turbo 4.0-liter…
Computing

Lenovo’s CTO apologizes for Superfish debacle

Hardware vendor Lenovo has been scrambling to clean up the mess caused by the PR nightmare that is the Superfish adware extension, which was bundled with all laptops and desktops sold by the brand over the last few months.
Cars

Honda registers ‘CDX’ nameplate, likely intended for sub-RDX Acura crossover

Honda Motor Company has trademarked the ‘CDX’ nameplate. The badge will likely be fitted to a small Acura model, based on the Honda HR-V and slotted below the MDX SUV and RDX crossover.
Gaming

Battlefield and Payday veteran escapes AAA for an indie RPG

David Goldfarb has announced his new indie studio, appropriately called The Outsiders, and given a few hints about its first project, a roleplaying game.
Opinion

If you hate TV, you’re doing it wrong

Television gets a bum rap -- it's the attention black hole of every living room, right? But smart TVs can actually bring people together in unexpected ways. And maybe book your next vacation.
Cars

Former GM CEO doesn’t think Apple is into hardcore manufacturing, scoffs at rumored car plans

In a recent interview, Former General Motors CEO Dan Akerson stated his belief that Apple will bite off more than it can chew if it decides to produce an automobile. The former CEO suggests the company would be better becoming an…