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You already use Apple Pay and Android Pay to pick up lunch for yourself, so why not use the same tech to make a quick charity donation, and help buy lunch for some of the world's poorest children? That's the idea behind a contactless payment terminal called Lunchbox. The post Tapping this box with your iPhone could change a child’s life appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Amazon’s Kindle Oasis is the slimmest, lightest, and most radical ebook reader we’ve ever used. Is it worth the $290 price tag? Read our review to find out. The post Kindle Oasis review appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Marianas Trench is full of secrets. A 69-day expedition is underway to study the ecosystem of the region as well as to map the areas surrounding the trench itself, and you can watch it all on a live stream, courtesy of NOAA. The post Watch live as NOAA explores the Marianas Trench with robotic submarines appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Get ready for even more ads on Instagram. The photo-sharing app is allowing brands to add videos, alongside photos, to its horizontal carousels. Meaning the scrollable adverts on your feed could last up to five minutes. The post Instagram is stuffing even more ads onto its app in the form of video carousels appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Recently announced by Chinese company Ulefone, the Future certainly lives up to its name with the inclusion of a USB Type-C port and a fingerprint sensor. The phone will be available for purchase later this month. The post Side bezels? The Ulefone Future doesn’t know the meaning of those words appeared first on Digital Trends.

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With the conversation of privacy increasingly pushing itself into the national spotlight, the UnaPhone Zenith is the latest privacy-focused smartphone to hit the market, but don't expect to download any third-party apps for it. The post Don’t expect to download Angry Birds (or anything else) on the UnaPhone Zenith appeared first on Digital Trends.

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LG decided to forgo the familiar app drawer feature on the G5, leaving Android looking a little like iOS with home screens filled with app icons. Now, in a software update, the feature has been reinstated. The post LG reinstates the G5’s most controversial missing Android feature appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Snapchat's custom geofilters are being purchased by the thousands every week by users looking to mark a special occasion with their very own designs. This despite the fact that filters can cost up to thousands of dollars. The post Snapchat’s custom geofilters snapped up by the thousands despite huge price tags appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Whether you're heading to the Rio Olympics in person or just curious to find out more about the event, Google Maps is now offering enhanced maps for 25 of the indoor venues and 12 outdoor venues in and around Rio de Janeiro. The post Google lets you explore Rio Olympic venues with ‘enhanced’ maps appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Apple's bid to gain exclusive rights to the iPhone name in China has failed after a court threw out its claim. The decision means the Beijing firm at the center of the dispute can continue selling iPhone-branded bags, phones cases, and other similar items. The post A Chinese firm is selling iPhone-branded bags, and Apple’s not happy about it appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Adblock Plus says it wants to "revolutionize Web monetization" with a new service that lets its users tip the sites they visit most, allowing publishers to rely less heavily on ad revenue. The post New Adblock Plus service lets you tip the sites you visit most appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Ford built a mobile wind tunnel from shipping containers to test production cars for excessive cabin noise. While traditional wind tunnels occupy entire buildings, this one can be shipped around the country by truck. The post Ford turns shipping containers into a mobile wind tunnel for vehicle testing appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Likely ideal for anyone that's looking for a new monitor for productivity reasons, Philips has released a 43-inch monitor that offers 4K Ultra HD resolution as well as the ability to display from mulitple devices. The post Philips debuts a new 43-inch, 4K Ultra HD computer monitor appeared first on Digital Trends.

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GoPro has released two free editing apps a couple of months after it bought the startups that created them. Effectively a relaunch, the apps – Quik and Splice – aim to offer GoPro users a fast, fun, and easy way to edit their action-cam footage. The post GoPro releases free apps to make editing more fun appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Jimmy Kimmel's nights are booked, but it seems that his mornings are free. In an unlikely pairing, the late-night TV host is stepping in to help out Kelly Ripa on May 16 after the departure of Michael Strahan. The post Pinch hitter: Jimmy Kimmel lines up unexpected guest hosting gig appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Given the convenience and price of most mechanics, learning how to perform an oil change is now something of a lost art. Follow these simple steps and you'll be able to stay home and save yourself some money. The post A little elbow grease goes a long way: How to change your car’s oil appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Gumball 3000 competitor Team Galag has created a Dark Knight-inspired vehicle called the Batmobile 2.0. The two-seater features a carbon-fiber body and is powered by a Lamborghini 5.2-liter V10. The post Batman goes abroad: Lamborghini-powered Batmobile is running the Gumball 3000 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Downton Abbey is over, but fans of the hit series will soon be able to console themselves with creator Julian Fellowes' latest period drama. Amazon has acquired U.S. streaming to the series, Doctor Thorne. The post Missing Downton Abbey? Julian Fellowes’ new series may fill the void appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A 10-year-old from Finland recently found a security flaw on Instagram that allowed him to delete any comment on the site. His reward for reporting the flaw? A cool $10,000. Ironically, the youngster isn't old enough to have an Instagram account. The post Facebook pays 10-year-old $10,000 for finding Instagram security flaw appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Nothing can compare to the authentic analog synthesizers of old, but Moog is hoping to bring back the nostalgia in digital form. The synth maker's new app replicates its legendary Model 15 synth right on your iPad. The post Moog's new Model 15 app packs its $10K synth into the palm of your hand appeared first on Digital Trends.

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With features and compatibility built for the discerning gamer, the Biostar Z170GT7 is as wallet-friendly as it is attractive. And it's plenty attractive. The post Biostar Z170GT7 motherboard review appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Legendary director Spike Lee shared stories about the music he has worked with in his career at the 2016 Red Bull Music Academy Festival. In those stories, Lee described his experience working with Prince and Michael Jackson. The post What's the difference between working with Prince and Michael Jackson? Spike Lee explains appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Scrolling through Netflix's titles seems simple enough, but it turns out the streaming service is employing years of research to grab your attention. Thanks to a company exec's explanation, we now have a better idea of how it works. The post Netflix has made a science out of influencing your decisions appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Apple's latest patent, awarded on Wednesday, indicates new functionality for the Apple Pencil, including Touch ID security, LiveScribe-like digitization, and hot-swappable writing nibs, any or all of which may be coming soon to the popular stylus. The post New patent suggests the Apple Pencil could become much more than a stylus appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Happen to be an iPhone user? You also happen to use the most influential gadget ever released, according to Time Magazine's new list. Other Apple products, including the Macintosh and iPod, also made the list. The post What’s the most influential gadget ever? According to Time, it starts with an “i” appeared first on Digital Trends.

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