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Riding Around Miami in Ford's Self-Driving Test Cars

8:18 am PST, November 16, 2018

Ford this week drove me around Miami's busy downtown, midtown, and Wynwood neighborhoods in its self-driving Fusion. My first two rides were uneventful, but then things got more interesting.

Black Friday 2018: What You Need to Know

8:18 am PST, November 16, 2018

With just a few more days to Black Friday, check out the best deals we expect to see at Target and Walmart, and some of the discounts on Amazon gadgets that begin Nov. 16.

Sony Celebrates PS4's Fifth Anniversary With New Bundle

8:18 am PST, November 16, 2018

In five short years Sony has sold over 86 million PS4 consoles, nearly 778 million games, and just revealed which games and DualShock 4 colors are the most popular. We're also getting a new Black Ops 4 bundle on Nov. 27 to celebrate.

Netflix Tests $4 Mobile-Only Subscription

8:18 am PST, November 16, 2018

The test is being carried out in Malaysia and limits access to smartphones and tablets. The other restriction is on streaming quality, which is limited to standard definition. Is that an acceptable compromise for a much cheaper subscription?

Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ Launches for $25

8:18 am PST, November 16, 2018

In order to come in $10 cheaper than its big brother, the Model A+ only has 512MB of RAM, loses the Ethernet port, and cuts the USB 2.0 ports down to just one. It's also the last "classic" Raspberry Pi board to be released.

Japan's Cyber Security Minister Doesn't Use Computers

8:18 am PST, November 16, 2018

Yoshitaka Sakurada is the minister in charge of cyber security for Japan, but he admits never having used a computer and doesn't know what a USB drive is. He is tasked with thwarting cyber attacks ahead of the Olympics in 2020.

Microsoft Is Adding a New 'Light Mode' to Windows 10

8:18 am PST, November 16, 2018

The revamped 'light theme' for Windows 10 is first arriving through the preview build 18282, which released today. The new option swaps out the black borders on the desktop view for more white and bright grey colors.

The Best Target Black Friday Tech Deals

8:18 am PST, November 16, 2018

If you plan to spend your Black Friday dollars at Target, there are plenty of deals for the taking. Here are some of the best Black Friday tech deals from Target.

Corsair Keyboards and Mice Now Support Xbox One

8:18 am PST, November 16, 2018

No peripheral manufacturer is going to shy away from supporting the Xbox One, especially any that offer a range of gaming-focused keyboards and mice. Expect Corsair's announcement to be the first of many.

Sony Wants a Second Screen to Expand VR Experiences

8:18 am PST, November 16, 2018

A patent filed by Sony earlier this year details allowing observers using a handheld device to look around a virtual environment someone else is experiencing through a headset. It opens the way for interactive VR streaming and new gameplay ideas.

Ford, Walmart Team for Autonomous Grocery Deliveries

8:18 am PST, November 16, 2018

The automaker is teaming up with Walmart and Postmates on a new autonomous vehicle grocery delivery pilot program in Miami. They aim to deliver everything from food (even perishable goods) to diapers and more.