Post Thumbnail

OnStar has slotted the last piece into its Connected by OnStar 4G LTE service today by finally laying out its price plans for in-car data. The LTE data service will see a radio and WiFi access point installed in the 2015 Chevy Malibu and to some 30 other GM cars by year end. Both US and Canadian p...

May 12th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

With the World Cup just six weeks away, Brazilian authorities have approved the widespread, commercial release of a strain of mosquito that has been genetically reprogrammed to wipe out its own species. These Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are a major carrier of dengue fever, and bed nets are useless ag...

April 28th 2014 at 7:30am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

When it comes to electric vehicles, the Chevrolet Volt is as mainstream a brand as it gets. But despite GM's efforts to make the Volt a top choice among EV buyers, demand for it hasn't been what the company expected since it began production in 2010. To turn this situation around, General Motors i...

April 15th 2014 at 11:22pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

What's it like working a day in customer service? Most of you probably don't have to speculate, since the odds of you having worked retail at some point hover right around almost certainty. But have you worked customer service for a game before? If you have, then you probably don't have any need to...

December 4th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Drama Mamas Lisa Poisso and Robin Torres are experienced gamers and real-life mamas -- and just as we don't want our precious babies to be the ones kicking and wailing on the floor of the checkout lane next to the candy, neither do we want you to become known as That Guy on your realm. It hurts wh...

December 2nd 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Still waiting for those Cadillac ELRs to roll off the production line and onto the forecourt? Well, when they do, turns out they'll be OnStar-enabled and Smart Grid ready. The OnStar EV-specific mobile app lets you control and schedule when you charge your new wagon up. It'll even let you locate r...

November 19th 2013 at 6:06pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

"Game companies are not the Political Correctness Police," says Elizabeth Wyand, "and cannot be expected to adjust every player's rotten attitude." Wyand, a former GM for EVE Online, recently posted an interesting blog that discusses problematic players and the responses to their behavior -- one th...

November 12th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

If you're a developer who has been using the Golden Master build 13A598 of OS X 10.9 Mavericks, you may want to do a clean install because Apple has just released a new version. As 9to5Mac notes, the new build is 13A603 and as of yet no one has found any differences between the two besides the bui...

October 21st 2013 at 9:30am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires Fl...

October 15th 2013 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

If you've been saving your pennies in anticipation of the Cadillac ELR's pricing and availability announcement, it's almost time to smash the piggy bank. Come January, you'll have the distinct privilege of dropping upward of $76,000 on the fully rebranded and slightly upgraded Chevy Volt. Until th...

October 12th 2013 at 2:06am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Just hours after releasing the first build of OS X 10.9 Mavericks without a "Developer Preview" label to AppleSeed members, Apple has issued the official "Gold Master" version of OS X 10.9 Mavericks to all developers. A Gold Master build is the same, official version of software that will be releas...

October 4th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments