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Jetsetter: Sony sells 30 million PlayStation 3 consoles across Europe

This week in Jetsetter we sweep across the European continent to look at PlayStation 3 sales, look at a little Belarusian company's success in Russia with World of Tanks, and stop off in Japan to lament Zynga's fall in the country.

The fast and the foreign: Five of the best cars we’ll likely never drive in the U.S.

While the U.S. auto industry is brimming with sweet rides, foreign markets are touting a handful of vehicles we'd love to drive on home soil.
Home Theater

In defense of wires: Why we’re not ready to cut all the cords just yet

It's been a big year for wireless technology, especially in the audio space. But does wireless tech require too many sacrifices to be truly convenient?

Gifts of Holiday Past: Before there was Farmville, Tamagotchi was the pinnacle of time-wasting tech

One of my most beloved holiday gifts was my Tamagotchi virtual pet. But 16 years later, are people still playing with the toys? In a word: holycrapyes. We found a Tamagotchi fan who not only plays with them; he has an arsenal of more than…
Home Theater

The second screen explained: What it is and why we’ll be seeing a lot more of it in the near future

You've probably been hearing a lot about the "second screen" lately, but do you understand what it is and what it means for the future of televised entertainment? We dig in deep to pull back the curtain on the second screen phenomenon and…

6 products that should have arrived in 2012

This year brought us plenty of advances in technology across the board, but these long-promised products and technologies never quite arrived as expected.

Blizzard expands StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm beta test

Thanks to a recent decision to expand the beta test for StarCraft II's Heart of the Swarm expansion, anyone who preordered the game prior to December 18 is now eligible to play the game prior to its official debut.

Sorry, the only safe sexting is no sexting

Few people want their every word and move to be recorded forever, but as Snapchat's failure proves, it's almost impossible to wash away the footprints you leave in the online sand.

GM and PSA Peugeot-Citroen nix joint-developed midsize cars to concentrate on compacts

The number of new vehicle platforms in the Franco-American "Global Strategic Alliance" has dropped from four to three, but work has begun on new B- and C-segment cars.

Drifting into the action camera market: chatting with Drift Innovation’s head of R&D

We speak with Drift's Billy Bacon on how the company is making its mark in the POV camera sector, and how to shoot the best video on the slopes.
Home Theater

Edifier introduces the alien-esque e1100 Predator speaker set

Can Edifier's Predator multi-media sound system punch above its price?

Maxis: SimCity’s DRM scheme is necessary and positive

In reaction to widespread fan outcry, SimCity developer Maxis has offered up a litany of reasons why the game's digital rights management scheme, which requires players to be connected to the 'net to save the game, is actually beneficial to…