Surprise: Purchase intent polls show PS4 with a big lead over Xbox One

November 29th, 2013

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Two separate surveys are showing that the PlayStation 4 sits substantially ahead of Microsoft’s Xbox One when it comes to polling American consumers about console preference. According to a new Nielsen survey, 30% of active gamers intend to definitely buy a PS4 console while 22% said the same about the Xbox One. According to Parks Associates, 36% of console shoppers favor PS4 while 27% are leaning towards Xbox One. Read the rest of this entry »

Casio To Release Stunning New 8.1MP Camera Phone

October 28th, 2008

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With new mobile phones popping up with alarming regularity we tend to reserve reports for the ones that offer something a bit special, and Casio’s upcoming 8.1MP flip-phone certainly seems to fit. Read the rest of this entry »

2009 Audi A3: Tweaked and priced

September 9th, 2008

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Audi gave up the details on the European-spec A3 earlier this year, but it took until today for it to disclose what changes will carry over to the U.S. model when the 2009 A3 goes on sale later this month. Read the rest of this entry »

Cars to look out for at the London Show

June 28th, 2008

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It’s unfortunate that the British Motor Show is only every two years, as the ExCeL location in the London Docklands is a fabulous venue. This year’s event will play host to more than 20 world debuts, the most interesting we know about listed here in alphabetical order. Read the rest of this entry »

iPhone 2.0 Unlocked, Runs All Apps

March 12th, 2008

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The beta 2.0 firmware that comes with the iPhone SDK has been modified to not only jailbreak but unlock the iPhone, even before the firmware’s public release. Part of the Pwned Project, the hacked firmware will allow you to do anything you want, including the installation of both official and unofficial apps, and even patches. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Extend Your Wireless Network’s Range

February 21st, 2008

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Wi-Fi networking range is like money, candy, and free time. You can never have too much of it. Getting more range out of your wireless networking gear can be a challenge, but it isn’t impossible. Here are some pointers on how to extended your Wi-Fi range, hopefully letting you cover your entire house or office. Read the rest of this entry »

Best cars of the year 2007

December 30th, 2007

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We may look back on 2007 as the year public opinion shifted toward greener cars and trucks, a result of heightened concern about climate change and oil imports, coupled with high gas prices and a shift away from truckish S.U.V.’s. Interestingly, though, this wasn’t a year when a lot of notable green cars came to market.

It was a year when Toyota flexed its muscle. It passed General Motors briefly to become the world’s No. 1 automaker (before G.M. surged back, at least temporarily) and signaled in several ways — by fielding an in-your-face big pickup and Nascar teams — that it intended to out-big what used to be the Big Three.

But the year was noteworthy, too, for G.M., which started to wipe away some of the layers of tarnish on its once-good name. Not long ago the company was written off as a bureaucratic dinosaur incapable of making cars that Americans wanted. Yet its latest vehicles are fundamentally better — not simply competitive with the Japanese and Germans, but showing an attention to detail that had been missing from G.M. vehicles for decades. At last, somebody gets it. Read the rest of this entry »