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The Snapchat identity crisis and why impermanence no longer matters for the app

You can now download an app to save Snapchat picture. But who cares? The days of using Snapchat as a private, guarded means of communication are dead. Now, it's about the intimacy of peer-to-peer visuals.

Video: 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo stays slippery at speed with moving active aerodynamics system

The 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo has many tech tricks up its sleeve, including an active aerodynamics package with adjustable front and rear spoilers that enhance handling and traction. So how does it all work?

‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ introduces Blitz, the next generation of Capture the Flag

Infinity Ward reveals another new 'Call of Duty: Ghosts' multiplayer mode, Blitz. It's a little like Capture the Flag, except instead of carrying a flag back to your base to score, you fling yourself into a glowing circle.
Social Media

New low for Instagram stupidity as rapper tips cops in record-breaking gun bust

Well, what did you think was gonna happen when you boast on Instagram about making stacks of dough from illegally selling guns? A Brooklyn-based rapper's stupidity led cops to the largest gun haul in New York's history.
Home Theater

Shootout: 4 rugged Bluetooth speakers that will rock till they drop … and keep on going

Portable Bluetooth speakers are all the rage, but among them, rugged, weatherproof options are proving to be extremely popular. In this roundup we take a look at four resilient, entry-level models worth your consideration and rank them.

‘The Wolf Among Us’ builds on the successes of ‘The Walking Dead’

Telltale Games breathes life into Bill Willingham's 'Fables' comics in 'The Wolf Among Us'. Join us for a first look at the opening hour from the first of five planned episodes, set to launch in early fall 2013.

400-horsepower Toyota Yaris Hybrid-R concept makes subcompacts cool…maybe

Toyota has built a 400-horsepower Yaris called the Hybrid-R that could very well debut the powertrain of the reborn Supra. Powered by a 1.6-liter racing engine and two electric motors, the Yaris Hybrid-R could make subcompacts cool.

Apple readies for iTunes Festival with dedicated Apple TV channel and revamped app

With the launch of the annual iTunes music festival in London just days away, Apple has added a dedicated channel to Apple TV and launched a revamped app, with both set to offer live and recorded streams of performances.

LG reveals amazing 5.5-inch Quad HD smartphone screen, with 2560 x 1440 resolution

LG Display has announced a new screen, the Quad HD AH-IPS LCD, which has an astonishing 2560 x 1440 resolution and measures 5.5-inches. This gives it a pixel density of 538ppi, beating even the Samsung Galaxy S4.

Helpouts: Google’s video-based e-commerce platform is for real, now looking for experts

Talk of Helpouts first hit the Web last month, with Google on Tuesday confirming the existence of the e-commerce platform. The online marketplace, which will enable individuals and businesses to offer lessons over live video, should launch…

Google begins integrating Waze’s real-time traffic reports into its Maps app

A couple of months after Google acquired socially sourced navigation app Waze, the company has started to incorporate some of its features into Google Maps for both Android and iOS.

Leaked picture could show rear-mounted fingerprint scanner on rumored HTC One Max

A new leak shows the rumored HTC One Max alongside the One and One Mini, giving us our first look at not only the relative size of the device, but also what could be a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.