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The Biggest Cost of Owning a Car May Surprise You

(NEW YORK) — Many consumers may not know this, but the largest cost of owning a car is depreciation. According to new research from the auto price valuation firm ALG, the process begins on day one. Consider a new car or SUV that sells for $30,000: “On average you lose...

Amazon Unveils ‘Fire TV’ Streaming Box

(NEW YORK) — With the announcement of Amazon Fire TV, an entertainment streaming box, the hottest entertainment battleground is right in your living room. The box, which is not taller than a dime, was unveiled in New York City on Wednesday by Amazon’s Vice President...

Apple Bringing iPhone Experience to Cars with CarPlay

Mario Tama/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Some iPhone users will soon be able to chat with Siri while they drive. Apple is introducing CarPlay, a hands-free integrated software system that will run through the driver’s smartphone. It will be plugged into a car through a lightning...

Virtual Reality Gives Amputee Real-Life Relief

NEW YORK) — A constant, unrelenting, burning pain. This is what 73-year-old Ture J. experienced for 48 years after losing his right arm in a car accident. Ture — who asked to be identified by his first name only — had what doctors call phantom limb pain or PLP....

Google Glass Snatched Right Off a User’s Face

( SAN FRANCISCO) — Even in a tech-friendly city such as San Francisco, Google Glass may not always get a warm reception. Sarah Slocum was wearing the device inside Molotov’s, a bar in the Lower Haight neighborhood, when one of the bar patrons grabbed it and ran out, police...

They know where you are…

New York Senator Charles Schumer wants to restrict the use of data that companies collect from your car.  He says while GPS, car-to-car communication and black boxes are great for safety they, pose a threat to privacy. Schumer says carmakers know where every single driver goes...

Apple Warns of New Security Glitch that May Expose Data to Hackers

(NEW YORK) — Apple is warning of a security glitch in its software that could allow hackers to steal user data over unsecured wifi networks. Apple would not comment on how or when it learned of this security flaw on its Secure Sockets Layer, or if the flaw was being...

Company Unveils Smartphone E-Cig

(NEW YORK) — With smartphones already indispensable to modern life, and e-cigarettes all the rage, a Dutch company has created the world’s first e-cig that can make and receive calls, along with play music. The so-called Supersmoker has a built-in speaker and...