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Music has never been a steady path to fortune, but ad-supported streaming services like Pandora and Spotify are making it harder and harder for all but superstar musicians to survive. The post Taylor Swift is right: Music can’t survive if you don’t pay for it appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Even if your mom still prefers her landline to her cellphone, you can get her some cool gadgets this Mother's Day that will make her life easier. Hey, she deserves it! The post Still need to get a Mother’s Day gift? Here are some gadgets she’ll actually use appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Smartphone manufacturing is apparently becoming more and more of an artisanal affair. LG is saying that the hand-stitched leather backs available for its imminent G4 smartphones take 12 weeks to make. The post It takes LG 12 weeks to make a hand-stitched leather back cover for the G4 smartphone appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Three years after its last major update, is the iPod Touch about to get a refresh? Insider sources suggest Apple has got something in the pipeline, and streaming music could be involved. The post Play it again, Apple: is the iPod coming back? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Our smartphones have tons of sensors in them, and that concept inspired the Notion Sensor. It has lots of sensors inside it, while staying about the size of an Oreo, and it can tell you lots about what's happening in your home. The post The seven sensors within this sensor might be enough to make your home brilliant appeared first on Digital Trends.

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We take a close look and listen to Sol Republic's first wireless in-ear headphone, the Shadow. We were a little put off by the design, but now that we've worn them, we're finding them really comfortable and practical. They also sound great. The post Sol Republic’s wireless in-ear headphones put the bulky Bluetooth bits around your neck appeared first on Digital Trends.

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What’s it like to be invisible? Thanks to neuroscientists in Sweden who put virtual reality (VR) headsets on their subjects, we now have an answer: When you’re invisible, it’s easier to stand in front of an audience of stern-looking people. The post Scientists use VR headset to make people feel invisible and less anxious in front of a crowd appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Burned out on apps, keys and screens? Improve your analog life this weekend! Digital Trends’ brother site The Manual exists to give men straight-up advice, from unspoken suit rules you need to know, to the latest in fashion, food, drink, travel, grooming and culture. The post Flipping through The Manual: Perfect paddles, derby drinks, scenic summer spots appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week that are are worth using your bandwidth on. Up this week: Alabama Shakes, Passion Pit, Speedy Ortiz, and more. The post Jam to Alabama Shakes, Passion Pit, Fool’s Gold and more in our 5 songs to stream appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Volkswagen’s Head of Powertrain Development, Dr. Heinz-Jakob Neusser, recently said that the Golf R400 concept will see production. The car is expected to debut before the end of the year with around 400 horsepower. The post Hot hatches, you’re on notice: Volkswagen developing Golf R400 production model appeared first on Digital Trends.

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How are you going to get through this week? By pulling up your favorite streaming service and queueing the finest films and TV shows available now. Up this week: A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night, Noah, the Babadook, and more. The post Check out Son of a Gun, Kink, Noah, and more of our 5 shows to watch appeared first on Digital Trends.

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They won't come cheap, but with top-tier performance and speed, these systems are our favorite for getting your game on. The post Ditch your console and frag the right way with our favorite gaming PCs appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Back in the day, the Nexus 7 was a cutting edge Android tablet at an appealing price. Two years after its launch though, Google has decided to take it off sale — so what comes next? The post You can no longer buy the Nexus 7 from Google appeared first on Digital Trends.

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We've seen quadcopters used in a myriad of ways over the last couple of years, but using one to transport radioactive material as part of a political protest certainly appears to be a first. The post Japan: Man arrested after using drone to dump radioactive sand on leader’s office in nuke protest appeared first on Digital Trends.

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What's next for Google+? And is anyone still using it? According to a screenshot and tip given to DroidLife, the social network has a Pinterest-style Collections feature in the pipeline. The post Google+ might be about to take on Pinterest appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Zeiss has developed two full-frame, autofocusing prime lenses for Sony's A7-series E-mount mirrorless cameras. A first, both lenses – a 25mm and 85mm – feature an OLED readout. The post A first for lenses, new Zeiss 25mm and 85mm for Sony feature OLED readouts appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Intel's Compute Stick, which just released this week to universal disappointment, is already facing competition, thanks to Innovatek's T-0264W Stick PC stacked with twice the storage, and double the available USB ports. The post Move over, Intel: The Innovateck-T0264W PC stick has already got you beat appeared first on Digital Trends.

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For tech-savvy travelers that want to stay at a hotel that’s as geeky as they are, check out some of our favorites, from tablets that function as command centers to robotic butlers. The post Check into the futuristic hotels that push technology beyond free Wi-Fi appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Now nearing its 18-month anniversary, the Sony PlayStation 4 is just now finally coming into its own. Check out our brief roundup of the best PS4 bundles if you're looking to make the jump to the next-gen system, whether you're looking to pick up an extra controller or game. The post Embrace the future of gaming with one of these 5 great PS4 bundle deals appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Still the bane of many a haircut, but at least now smart helmets can do other things to make up for it – as if keeping you from cracking your head open like an egg wasn't enough. All of these smart helmets claim safety certifications, so they're not only smart, they make sense. The post These five smart helmets are totally worth the helmet hair appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Have you ever seen a volcano erupt? Chile's Calbuco erupted on April 22. It was caught on video and will show you what happens during the eruption of a volcano. The post See this time-lapse video of Calbuco Volcano erupting in Chile appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The difficulty in getting limited edition sneakers has been alleviated thanks to the internet and DigitalTrends shows you how. The post Sneak tip: How to buy the rarest sneakers using tech tricks appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Finding a lost phone used to take hours upon hours of scrounging (if you were lucky enough to find it at all). Here's our quick guide on how to use find my iPhone so you can, well, find your iPhone. Remember to consult the guide prior to losing your device. The post Lost and found: Here’s how to locate your iPhone when it goes missing appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Oscar-nominated filmmaker and noted New York Knicks fan Spike Lee is involved in developing the career mode for NBA 2K16, according to in image of the game's cover art recently leaked. The post NBA 2K16 will be a Spike Lee Joint appeared first on Digital Trends.

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As a precaution against their third LP leaking, Mumford & Sons will not allow cell phones at an upcoming pre-release show in Brighton, UK. The band apparently fears shaky mobile phone videos will ruin the surprise. The post No cell phone for you! Mumford and Sons ban cell phones at upcoming pre-release show appeared first on Digital Trends.

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