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JDM Toyota 86 Goes British Racing Green and It’s Great

Feast your eyeballs on the awesome Toyota 86 British Green Limited model that lucky Japanese buyers can order now through May 31 for just under $30K at today’s exchange rates. The right-hand-drive variant of the car is slathered in special British Racing Green paint and sits on fantastic-looking bronze-colored wheels. While …

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This is what Android fans envy most in the iPhone

Inspiring envy? (Image: Jason Cipriani/ZDNet) We all have enemies these days. It’s compulsory. Also: The 10 best smartphones you can buy right now We have to rage against them, decry them, not allow them into our restaurants, and cross the road if we see them heading our way. We know how …

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Apple fails to block porn & gambling ‘Enterprise’ apps

Facebook and Google were far from the only developers openly abusing Apple’s Enterprise Certificate program meant for companies offering employee-only apps. A TechCrunch investigation uncovered a dozen hardcore pornography apps and a dozen real-money gambling apps that escaped Apple’s oversight. The developers passed Apple’s weak Enterprise Certificate screening process or …

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Sub-brands are the new weapon in China’s smartphone war

One of China’s top smartphone brands Vivo appears to have joined its fellows Oppo, Huawei and Xiaomi in setting up a new sub-brand as a softening market and heightened competition at home drive players to venture upon their original reach. A new smartphone brand called iQoo made its debut on Weibo, …

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Fiberglass Dreams: 1970s Street Machine Corvette

On this episode of Hot Rod Garage, Tony Angelo and Lucky Costa dream of a 1969 big-block, widebody, four-speed Corvette, but they just can’t afford it! Watch the guys transform a beat-up 1974 Corvette into the ’69 widebody they really want. Installing a low-buck, 475-hp big-block with killer side pipes …

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NBN finally has a 50Mbps or quicker majority network

(Image: ACCC) The company responsible for deploying the National Broadband Network (NBN) across Australia can now lay claim to having a network where the majority of its users are on plans of 50Mbps or faster download speeds, according to the latest quarterly Wholesale Market Indicators Report from the Australian Competition …

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Bumble launches Spotlight, its own version of Tinder’s Boost

Bumble, currently Tinder’s biggest rival in the dating app market, today launched its own version of Tinder’s “Boost” feature. On Bumble, it’s being called “Spotlight” and allows users to pay to bump their profile up to the front of the queue, in order to be seen by more people than …

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