The 2019 BMW 3-Series Nails The Manual Transmission’s Coffin Shut

#savethemanuals is #over BMW pulled the wraps off the 2019 3-Series today at the Paris Auto Show. Internally code named the G20, the new 3 is decidedly not like the 90’s Sentra-based Infiniti of the same name, but not for the obvious reasons. The Infiniti G20 was actually offered with a manual transmission while the…

*Whew* Instagram TV Is Here, Just In Time

Ever since Snapchat arrived on the scene, Instagram has been laser-focused on destroying their hip new competition. That campaign seems to have been successful because after copying Snapchat’s stickers and stories features, Instagram has just crossed the threshold of 1 billion active users. To celebrate, they’ve set their sights on a new target: YouTube. Today,…

Ford Won’t Make Cars Anymore

Ford shifts Focus Henry Ford and his namesake company are synonymous with the car. From the Model T to the Mustang to the Explorer to the Taurus, Ford has been a towering giant, a formidable presence, casting a long shadow over rivals that have come and gone in the years since. So, it’s somewhat ironic…

Don’t Force Close Your Apps

I have a friend who is very particular about things. She takes her coffee a certain way, eats a certain way, and uses her phone a certain way. She, like many of us, is concerned about battery life on her phone. She, like many of us, is concerned about performance. So, she, like many of…

2019 Ranger: Ford DNA Does Not Apply (Eyes-On Review)

This week at the North American International Auto Show, Ford took the wraps off the long-anticipated fourth generation Ford Ranger – and it’s totally disappointing. What used to be a relatively inexpensive workhorse, small and fuel-efficient yet capable and durable, is now basically an also-ran in today’s small pickup market. The new 2019 Ford Ranger…