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The seven-speed Stingray: GM’s new newest transmission might be coming to the C7

As if the new Corvette Stingray wasn’t good enough already, it might be getting a brand new dual clutch transmission. In a week of rumors about the Corvette C7 a GM patent for a new transmission has just been uncovered, and it might just…

China’s 13-year ban on video games and console sales set to end

China approves plans to establish a free-trade zone in Shanghai, a policy change that includes putting an end to the country's 13-year ban on video game consoles and their games.
Social Media

Facebook finally lets you edit your posts everywhere and look like less of an idiot

Finally, you may now go through your Facebook Timeline and correct all the grammatical and typographical errors in your posts.

Stir’s Kinetic Desk learns your sitting habits, nags you into standing up for your health

Standing desks maybe trendy, but they're not the most fun thing to use. Stir's Kinetic Desk will quietly nudge you when it's time to stand so you'll remember to switch between exercise and rest.

Kindle Fire HDX dominates iPad Mini in this spec showdown

The Kindle Fire HDX was announced by Amazon today, and it looks like it could be a great tablet. How does it compare to other greats like the iPad Mini? We find out by pitting the two against one another with a spec showdown.
Home Theater

LG keeps the OLED under wraps, succeeds in distracting us with pretty 4K pictures

LG held an offsite event during the CEDIA Expo today to show off its full line of 4K Ultra HD televisions. We got our first look at the company's latest, most affordable models and offer our first impressions.

The BMW X5 PHEV plugs in, lays ground work for all-electric line up

The new BMW X5 PHEV is supposed to be just the first of many Bavarian plug-in hybrids. BMW plans on releasing a plug-in hybrid or electric version of every car in its range, all that stands in their way now is sorting out the batteries.
Social Media

Achieving viral: Here’s the secret sauce behind images that win the Internet

If you want a viral image on Google+, you better find a happy GIF, according to new research. Caveat: You must be using Google+.

The rise of the machines: Nissan’s driverless cars to be showroom ready by 2020

Nissan announced today that it has obtained permission to test a driverless car for the first time in Japan. This is a major step in the Japanese automaker’s nefarious plot to dominate the world with autonomous cars by 2020; and is the…

HTC sells back its stake in Beats Audio for $265 million

HTC has sold its remaining stake in Beats Audio back to the company, ending a partnership in effect since 2010, and allowing HTC to walk away with a cool $265 million.

EA Sports settles student athlete lawsuits, ends 20 years of college football games

Electronic Arts has announced that it will no longer release an annual college football game. The move comes immediately after reaching a settlement over all lawsuits with student athletes.

UK man gets his toy gun mistaken by startled passerby, armed siege ensued

An armed siege in Liverpool, United Kingdom was caused by a toy gun after a scared passerby witnessed one gamer wield the "weapon" from his window, pointing and waving it to the outside world.