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Mobile

Best Apps of the Week: Plants vs. Zombies 2, Klyph for Facebook, and more

Need some new apps to occupy your phone? We have you covered with the best apps and updates of the week. Open up your app marketplace of choice and start downloading great apps like Notability, Pearl Guitar, WordPress, Worms 3, and many…
Cars

Audi’s 2015 S3 Sportback will be the world’s first production car to sport in-vehicle 4G LTE

The Audi S3 Sportback is the first production car with an onboard 4G LTE module. However, American buyers will have to wait until the spring 2014 launch of the A3 and S3 sedans for in-car 4G due to the disparate 4G systems in the U.S.
Cars

Beyond the tech, autonomous driving is an issue of trust – and parking

We assume it's a lack of technology that keeps us from enjoying all the cool stuff we see in the movies, but when it comes to autonomous vehicles, it's a lack of trust and infrastructure keeping us at bay.
Home Theater

Why can’t you buy a flat OLED yet? The curve isn’t just about viewing experience

Forums and comment sections are ablaze with questions over why the first OLED TVs to come to the US are curved. Though both LG and Samsung claim the decision comes down to a proposed viewing benefit, there's more to it than that. Here, we…
Gaming

Jetsetter: Sony delivers a crazy PS Vita price drop in Hong Kong

This week in Jetsetter, Asia continues to have all the PS Vita price drop fun. Sony follows the Japanese PS Vita price drop with an even steeper one in Hong Kong. Meanwhile, Atlus is testing a new version of its fighting game Persona 4…
Computing

Have Intel’s new Haswell processors really stretched battery life?

Prior to Haswell's release, Intel claimed that its new Core processors would improve battery life by up to 50 percent. We took a closer look at the 4th-gen laptops we've reviewed so far to see if Intel has made good on its claims.
Social Media

WTF, Internet? You can’t make reality TV out of spoiled teens using Instagram

WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of @SummerBreak, a YouTube series focusing on the real and digital lives of nine L.A. teenagers. I watched the first five episodes, and I've got some feedback.
Computing

Can touchscreens save you from carpal tunnel? They might actually be worse

Is a touchscreen computer the best ergonomic decision for your body? Or will reaching out and touching it cause you more harm than you bargained for?
Gaming

Gamed: Sony makes news by promising to make more news

In this week’s edition of Gamed, Sony is promising to reveal … stuff on August 20, Assassin’s Creed, and Capcom promises to take the Resident Evil franchise back to its roots.
Gaming

Kick Ass 2’s composer discusses building a better bad guy theme

Composer Matthew Margeson was given the responsibility for creating the sound for the new villain in Kick-Ass 2, which combines chugging guitars and an imperial march. Check out our interview with Margeson where he talks about creating…
Photography

Luxury cameras so expensive, you’ll need a down payment or second mortgage

Digital cameras have become democratic and utilitarian products that are affordable to the masses, but that doesn't mean you can't find ones that are ultra-expensive. Presenting six luxury cameras that only the world's elite can afford.
Web

The perks of delinquency, 80s dashboards and more in this week’s Staff Picks

You want to know all the best from around the Web in the past week, but you don’t want to have to look for it, right? Never fear. We’ve trolled the matrix to find the coolest, weirdest, and most interesting tidbits of the past seven…