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Researchers from KAIST in Daejeon, South Korea have managed to extend the reach of wireless power transfer technology, bringing us closer to a world where phone and tablet chargers are as obsolete as MC Hammer pants.The post Wireless charging is coming: Researchers juice up 40 smartphones from 5 meters away appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Facebook's alternative mobile app — still US only, for the time being — has been given a significant upgrade. Birthdays, events and photo comments are all now enabled alongside many other tweaks.The post Paper 1.1 continues Facebook’s evolution on mobile appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Potentially bad news if you were interested in the next revision of the Nike FuelBand, the sports retailer is laying off the majority of the Digital Sport hardware team and could end hardware production soon.The post Report: Nike may kill the FuelBand, fires most of the hardware team appeared first on Digital Trends.

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According to TorrentFreak, Spotify will soon move away from using P2P networks, and will instead stream music from its own servers. This means less hassle for you if you're worried about bandwidth. The post Spotify to shut down its old P2P network to prevent music from eating your bandwidth appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Honeywell just beat everyone to the punch and released a smart air purifier this week that can pull allergen alerts from the web and automatically adjust it's fan speed/filtration settings accordinglyThe post Honeywell’s smart air purifier pulls pollen alerts from the web, adjusts fan accordingly appeared first on Digital Trends.

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We've compiled a bunch of lists to figure out which phones and tablets are vulnerable to Heartbleed across all wireless carriers. We've got 80 devices and advice if you're vulnerable.The post List: These 80 Android devices could be vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Xiaomi posted a teaser image of a possible upcoming product. The product shown sports a similar design to that of the Lenovo Yoga Tablet, but it looks nothing like recent leaks of a reported Xiaomi tablet.The post Xiaomi teases Android tablet, looks a lot like the Lenovo Yoga Tablet appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Silent Hill: Origins and Silent Hill: Shattered Memories are both heading to the PS Vita, and will soon be available on the PlayStation Network in Europe – no word yet on a U.S. release. The post Two classic Silent Hill games heading to the PS Vita appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Toshiba has unveiled the world's fastest MicroSD card. Coming in 32GB and 64GB capacities, these U3-designated cards can support 4K, 2K, and live video broadcast recordings, as well as faster data transfers in smart devices and digital cameras.The post Toshiba’s U3 MicroSD cards are fast enough to handle 4K video, still tiny and easy to lose appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Nintendo applied for and received certification in Korea for a new and unknown product that is described in the certification listing as a “small video player.” The post Plans surface for Nintendo’s mystery new video player appeared first on Digital Trends.

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It may not have exactly 400 horsepower, but the Volkswagen Golf R 400 concept is shaping up to be one of the most extreme hot hatchbacks ever to cross an auto show floor. Mercedes CLA45 AMG, beware.The post Volkswagen Golf R 400 concept set to storm Beijing with (not quite) 400 horsepower appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Soon, you might never have to suffer through the stench and itchiness of plaster cast ever again. This new 3D printed cast design not only alleviates the odor and irritation, but also heals your bones faster with ultrasound.The post Osteoid is a 3D-printed cast that uses ultrasound to heal your bones 40% faster appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Samsung's new music-streaming service launched with no-cost, ad-free listening. But - less than two months after Milk Music's launch - the South Korean company has already announced that it will soon begin charging $4 per month for an ad-free subscription.The post Samsung’s Milk Music adds commercials, loses edge appeared first on Digital Trends.

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As if the regular model isn't crazy enough, a rumored hardcore version of the LaFerrari hybrid supercar reportedly lapped Germany's Nurburgring in 6:35, beating the Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid.The post LaFerrari XX could be the ultimate version of Ferrari’s ultimate supercar appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Microsoft has released sales figures for the Xbox One, and the Xbox One has shipped 5 million units since its launch. The company also highlighted Titanfall’s success as the top selling game in March. The post Microsoft ships 5 million Xbox One consoles, Titanfall leads all game sales in March appeared first on Digital Trends.

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According to a report from a Chinese online publication, Google will release a Nexus smartphone that will be powered by a MediaTek processor. More importantly, the reported handset will go on sale for less than $100.The post Cheapskates, rejoice! A sub-$100 Google Nexus phone could be on the way appeared first on Digital Trends.

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For it's first production plug-in hybrid, Volvo used a diesel sedan. The S60L Petrol Plug-In Hybrid set to debut at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show uses a more conventional gasoline engine, but is still pretty clever.The post Volvo S60L Petrol Plug-In Hybrid concept slated for 2014 Beijing Motor Show debut appeared first on Digital Trends.

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It was only a matter of time until the automotive aftermarket turned its attention to electric cars, and famed muscle-car tuner Saleen is leading the way with a tuned Tesla Model S expected next summer.The post Saleen goes from muscle cars to electric cars with modified Tesla Model S appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The HTC One M8 is easily one of our favorite devices because it can do so much. Are you using the handset to its full potential? Check out some of our favorite tips and tricks to get more out of your HTC One M8.The post 10 helpful tips and hidden tricks of the HTC One M8 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The latest firmware update for PlayStation 4, version 1.70, levels up the console's video editing capabilities with more powerful tools and an on/off switch for HDCP copy-protection.The post PlayStation 4 update includes a more robust video editor in SHAREfactory appeared first on Digital Trends.

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True to its word, Flickr has continuously evolve and improve its photo experience. The company has updated its mobile app for iOS and Android to version 3.0, making it more in-line with other photo apps and giving it an improved user experience.The post Flickr updates iOS, Android app with vastly improved experience and features appeared first on Digital Trends.

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An upcoming ebook from John Shirley follows a separate character after the events of the May 27 game. Could it also hint at the mysterious story DLC, which is said to feature a new playable character?The post Watch Dogs ebook follows a new character after the events of the game appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The 2015 Dodge Challenger doesn't look very different from the 2014 model, but considering its strong sales that may not be a problem. At least until the 2015 Ford Mustang arrives, that is.The post Shaker hood, anyone? Dodge’s 2015 Challenger gets a new hood but stays resolutely retro appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A post-credits scene that appears at the end of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 features an unexpected nod to another studio's Marvel Comics movie, and we've got a rundown of how that came to be.The post Amazing Spider-Man 2 credits feature a Marvelverse studio crossover appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Take a peek behind the scenes with interviews, art, and firsthand accounts in The Final Hours of Titanfall, a new interactive ebook for Mac/PC and iPad/Surface written by Geoff Keighley.The post Go behind the scenes with The Final Hours of Titanfall appeared first on Digital Trends.

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