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Google blocks Windows Phones from accessing Google Maps site

Google blocks Windows Phones from accessing Google Maps site

Just hours after settling the FTC’s antitrust investigation of its business practices, Google has blocked all Windows Phones from accessing its Google Maps mobile site....

Infiniti renames every car Q

Infiniti renames every car Q

In 2014, every Infiniti car will be renamed to start with “Q” — G37 will become Q50 — and every crossover/SUV will become “QX” — QX70...

Bigfoot Monster Truck Goes Electric

Bigfoot Monster Truck Goes Electric

  Bigfoot 4×4, the pioneering monster truck, has gone electric.  Bigfoot #20, the first-ever electric monster truck, drops the old methanol-burning V8 engine for a 260...

How To: Fix Outgoing Email for IMAP Accounts in Windows 8 / RT Mail

How To: Fix Outgoing Email for IMAP Accounts in Windows 8 / RT Mail

The Metro-style Mail app in Windows 8 / RT works well enough for Exchange accounts and email hosted on Outlook.com, Gmail, and the like.  But the...

The Immortal Phone: Windows Phone 8 Gets Ported to HTC HD2

The Immortal Phone: Windows Phone 8 Gets Ported to HTC HD2

  Russian developer Cotulla has managed to port Windows Phone 8 to HTC’s HD2, adding yet another OS to the legendary smartphone’s collection — which already included Windows...

Editorial: Tesla factory stores under fire – time to rethink how cars are sold in America?

Editorial: Tesla factory stores under fire – time to rethink how cars are sold in America?

  Ever wonder why electric sports car maker Tesla has carefully avoided the word “dealership” in describing its stores? Turns out 48 of the 50...

Smart introduces 2013 Fortwo Electric Drive with out-of-this-world ad

Smart introduces 2013 Fortwo Electric Drive with out-of-this-world ad

Daimler’s kicking off the ad campaign for its tiny new 2013 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive with a pretty neat advertisement that…well…features the car’s last few...

Mercedes unveils 740 hp SLS AMG Electric Drive for 2014

Mercedes unveils 740 hp SLS AMG Electric Drive for 2014

Gullwing doors, shockingly shiny blue finish, white wheels, a sports car-stomping 740 horsepower, and… no exhaust pipe? That’s what was on tap at AMG as Mercedes-Benz’s performance...

Microsoft previews Windows Phone 8: NT core, new Start tiles, multi-core CPUs, VoIP, NFC

Microsoft previews Windows Phone 8: NT core, new Start tiles, multi-core CPUs, VoIP, NFC

Microsoft just concluded the Windows Phone Summit, where it announced Windows Phone 8.  The event highlighted only platform-level changes, not final end-user features, but there...

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