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Virtually driven: Mazda puts the 2016 MX-5 in gamers’ hands before real-world drivers get to take the wheel

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You don’t even need a driver’s license

For sports-car gaming enthusiasts the future is now as Mazda adds the 2016 MX-5 Miata to Forza Horizon 2, its breathtaking racing experience for the Xbox. On March 17, months before the physical car goes on sale to the public, get behind the virtual wheel and take to the open-world roads of Forza Horizon 2 for the ultimate test drive

“Through history, there have been very few more pure sports cars than the Mazda MX-5 Miata, and this fourth-generation…

Wonder Woman and Superman join modern times in kickass new costumes

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Superheroes often change their looks as times and tastes change. The same goes for Wonder Woman and Superman.

Both superheroes are breaking out of their traditional spandex suits and into something a little more comfortable (and practical) for their upcoming issues in June.

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Wonder Woman’s change in particular is not just a cosmetic update, but a huge leap for female…

Apple’s new Watch app is mandatory — and iPhone users aren’t happy

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iPhone users: You’re getting the new Apple Watch app, whether you want it or not.

The app, which debuted Monday as part of the iOS 8.2 update, is automatically downloaded onto iPhones with the update and cannot be deleted.

Interestingly, this only applies to iPhones; the iPad version of the 8.2 update doesn’t include the app

Right now, the app doesn’t do much other than show promotional videos for the wearable. But once the Apple Watch goes…

Apple has now sold more than 700 million iPhones

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The iPhone is rapidly heading to the 1 billion mark.

Apple CEO Tim Cook announced Monday during an event in San Francisco that iPhone sales recently topped 700 million, a little more than seven years after the smartphone first went on sale

By comparison, Apple announced hitting the 500 million milestone almost exactly one year ago. That surge in sales was presumably helped by the success of the larger iPhone 6 and…

You can design your own Apple Watch on this website

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OK — so most of us probably won’t end up actually getting a gold Apple Watch. But we can pretend.

MixYourWatch.com — a website first spotted by The Verge that isn’t affiliated with Apple — allows you to see your dream Apple Watch on your screen

You can select from all of the design options, including a steel, aluminum or gold case, as well as a leather, steel or fluoroelastomer (which is … plastic?) wristband. That…

RadioShack is selling its name for $20 million-plus

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RadioShack’s name is up for sale, with bids starting at $20 million.

Hedge fund Standard General, the company’s largest shareholder, tried to win approval from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court proceedings on Wednesday, to lead the bidding for RadioShack’s name at a March 23 auction, according to multiple and reports from U.S. Bankruptcy Court proceedings on Wednesday

Standard General plans to buy as many as 2,000 RadioShack stores. The fund had previously planned to co-brand stores with Sprint, and…

Samsung Gear VR: The closest you can get to Oculus, but it needs apps

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Samsung‘s Gear VR Innovators Edition, the closest thing to a consumer-ready virtual reality headset, is finally here. But don’t take your wallet out yet.

The $199 VR headset shell is a joint product from Samsung and Oculus VR, the Facebook-owned VR company behind the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Samsung built the headset, and Oculus VR helped them out with the software.

Like the Oculus Rift, Gear VR is another developer…

Unlocking your cellphone just got easier in the U.S.

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If you want to unlock your cellphone, that just got a lot easier. Feb. 11, 2015, was the final deadline for U.S. wireless carriers to fully put into effect clear policies to allow customers to unlock their phones if they want to.

Although they’ve done that, there are plenty of caveats. It’s not like any and every wireless customer will be able to take advantage of the new policies, which were mandated by CTIA, the U.S. wireless industry association, after President Obama signed a new law…

Facebook Adds A New Way To Sell Items In Groups

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Apple Pay is coming to JetBlue flights next week

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JetBlue Airways is the first airline to start offering Apple Pay payments on their flights, according to USA Today

Passengers will be able to pay for food, drinks and other amenities with their iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones using Apple’s payment platform. The service starts next week and will be available on select JetBlue flights.

JetBlue has also announced support for payments using Apple Watch, which are expected to go on sale in April

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