In Defense of Shockingly Dangerous Desert Racing in Mexico

Racing in Baja—or watching racing in Baja—comes with serious risks. And maybe that’s a good thing. The post In Defense of Shockingly Dangerous Desert Racing in Mexico appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source Author: Sam Smith Powered by WPeMatico...

HTC is putting ads in its BlinkFeed news reader

HTC is beginning to display ads within BlinkFeed, the news reader app build into the home screen of its Android phones. HTC will eventually implement an option to disable the ads — BlinkFeed as a whole can already be turned off — but for now, people in the US, UK,...

PS4 Getting Special PlayStation 20th Anniversary Controller and Headset

To celebrate the 20-year anniversary of PlayStation, Sony will release a new special edition controller and headset for PS4 later this year. Both the DualShock 4 and Gold wireless headset will feature a gray color similar to that of the original PlayStation. The former also feature a PlayStation button...

Forget the Click? Online, Time May Be More Meaningful

As mortal humans, time matters to us. It matters to tech companies, too. The post Forget the Click? Online, Time May Be More Meaningful appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source Author: Julia Greenberg Powered by WPeMatico...

Monster accuses Apple of bullying it out of iOS accessories program

Monster is accusing Apple of acting like a “bully” after the company terminated the licensing deal that for years has allowed Monster to manufacture authorized accessories for iPhone, iPad, and iPod products. Per The Wall Street Journal, Monster claims that the broken pact is the direct result of its own lawsuit...

With Wildlands, Ghost Recon Makes a Big Comeback at E3 2015

When Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands was first unveiled at Ubisoft’s E3 2015 press conference, it initiated a guessing game among GameSpot staff members. Ubisoft’s open-world action formula has become easily identifiable: many of the animations, many of the trailers’ techniques and camera angles, many of the gameplay hooks...

Clean Tech Makes a Comeback as White House Funnels Billions

The White House has rallied investors from all corners of the business world to fund solutions to climate change. The post Clean Tech Makes a Comeback as White House Funnels Billions appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source Author: Issie Lapowsky Powered by WPeMatico...

Here’s How to Kill Twitter’s Super Annoying New Feature

The seventh circle of Internet hell, just above dial-up and goatse (don’t Google it), is autoplay video. The post Here’s How to Kill Twitter’s Super Annoying New Feature appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source Author: Brian Barrett Powered by WPeMatico...

Chris Evans is the new host of Top Gear

We’ve known for a while now that Top Gear would continue on without Jeremy Clarkson, and now we know who will replace him as host: Chris Evans (no, not that one). The British TV and radio host signed a three-year deal, according to the Top Gear website. Evans became...