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Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk! The post Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: High-tech showerheads, drone pontoons, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Designed by Pritzker-winning architect Shigeru Ban, the Wikkelhouse is a home comprised of 24 layers of cardboard wrapped around a house-shaped mold. Sustainable and as cozy as a cabin, a Wikkelhouse will reportedly cost $80,000. The post Thinking outside the box: Long-lasting, cozy homes are cardboard-based appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Meet 99check, described as "a simple utility for on-demand, selfie-based location-sharing between parents and kids." With nothing more than a selfie, the smartphone-obsessed generation will be able to put their parents at ease. The post 99check wants to keep your kids safe with nothing more than a selfie appeared first on Digital Trends.

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In Google CEO Sundar Pichai's annual shareholder letter he described a future where artificial intelligence and machine learning matter more than devices. Devices will be less apparent as we move through our days using transparent systems. The post Google’s search finds a future where devices don’t matter: It’s all AI appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The FCC determined that it would replace the long-standing teletypewriter (TTY) devices that are currently in service with a real-time text (RTT) solution. The Wi-Fi based system would provide easier access for the hearing impaired. The post FCC introduces real-time text solution to aid the hearing impaired appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Have a lot of extra time on your hands (not only to install it, but to boot it too)? Then check out this installation of Windows 95 on an Apple Watch. Kiss your warranty goodbye though if you try it. The post Windows 95 on your Apple Watch? Yes, you can, but it runs slower than molasses appeared first on Digital Trends.

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After years of not being allowed to open retail stores in India, Apple might finally have its wish granted and be able to open its stores in the country. Due to Apple's secretive nature, we won't know for sure until it actually happens. The post Sleepless nights for resellers: Apple may increase its retail presence in India appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Lost your mind? You can get a new one. Literally. Actually, you can get more than a new mind -- an Italian neurosurgeon is now preparing to perform the world's first whole head transplant. And no, it's not science fiction. The post Could 2017 be the year of the first head transplant? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The U.S. Foreign Surveillance Intelligence Court receives surveillance requests on foreign suspects. In 2014 and 2015 all requests were granted. While a few requests were modified, the vast majority were approved as received. The post Can you say ‘rubber stamp?’ FBI and NSA requests never denied by secret court appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Finally, someone came up with an aesthetically pleasing solution for keeping cool during the warm months. Meet the Noria: a smart air conditioning unit with a minimalist design that won't take up your whole window. The post Noria is a smart air conditioner that will keep you feeling and looking cool appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Meet Epic, the non-profit looking to introduce more technology and data to the nonprofit universe, starting with a new app called Impact that actually lets donors see where and how their charitable donations are being used. The post Epic Foundation’s new app lets you see where your donations are going appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Thanks to the the Temptations Catterbox, designed by London ad agency adam&eveDDB, your favorite feline will now be able to talk to you. Of course, there are no guarantees you'll like what she has to say. The post The Temptations Catterbox gives your cat a voice, and sassy British accent to boot appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Tents are your most essential piece of survival gear. Make sure you're taking the best one you can find into the backcountry. The post Sleep comfortably under the stars in The Manual’s 6 favorite tents of 2016 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Google's Chromecast streaming stick is taking over living rooms as a budget-friendly option for cord cutters. We've put together a list of our favorite tips and tricks to help you get the most out of Google's impressive device. The post Become a master caster with these Google Chromecast tips and tricks appeared first on Digital Trends.

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In a huge victory for Fitbit in its ongoing battle with Jawbone, the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled that some of the crucial patents upon which Jawbone's case rested are invalid. The post Fitbit comes out on top in latest legal battle with Jawbone appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A San Francisco engineer posted a YouTube video demoing a touchscreen mirror he claims to have built. The video has over 800,000 views and Reddit is flaming. In the demo, the purported inventor shows music and video apps, controls the temperature, and hails Uber. The post Mirror, mirror, on the wall, hail me an Uber! appeared first on Digital Trends.

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For the first time, Comcast Corp.'s NBC will be distributing footage from the Olympics. Snapchat users will be able to see the events and athletes up close through the app. The content will be curated by Buzzfeed. The post For the first time ever, NBC is sharing Olympic footage appeared first on Digital Trends.

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In a settlement offer in a two-year-old class action lawsuit about service dogs for blind people, Uber will give guidance to drivers. Uber also offered a $225,000 payment to the National Federation of the Blind California chapter The post Uber drivers: get on board with guide dogs or leave the pack appeared first on Digital Trends.

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RetroFab is a system that lets you take a 3D image of your toaster or alarm clock and redesign the switches, buttons, or controls. It 3D prints the retrofit to fit over your existing appliance and make it smarter or easier to use. The post Want a smarter, easier-to-use oven? RetroFab lets you 3D print better controls appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Smart Kapp is a smart whiteboard that allows you to draw with an ordinary dry-erase marker, then share a digital version of it seamlessly from an app, no sloppy camera shot needed. The post When your phone is too small for big ideas, you need a smart whiteboard appeared first on Digital Trends.

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More than 3.5 million Nissan vehicles are being recalled after injuries from passenger airbags. The problem is detecting what's in the seat. The airbag seat sensors have trouble knowing if the seat holds an adult, a child, or is empty. The post Gotta give credit for sticking to it, fourth Nissan recall for same issue appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Want to get Wi-Fi working in your home, but don't know where to start? Here's a quick tutorial outlining the four basic steps needed for most routers. You'll be browsing on your laptop from the couch in no time. The post How to get started with any wireless home router appeared first on Digital Trends.

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With just 72 hours spent watching human drivers, Nvidia's GPU-based computers were able to use machine learning to construct a road-worthy driverless car system. The system is continues to learn after delivery, watching anytime a human driver takes over. The post Two guys and a moose: how Nvidia teaches your car to drive itself appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Over half of the social networking site's active users used only their mobile devices to connect in the first quarter of this year. The company's significant growth outside North America and Europe is the reason. The post Facebook — computer or desktop? Go! appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Whether you're looking to replace your laptop with a tablet or merely want to increase your typing speed, a physical Bluetooth keyboard is the perfect companion to the Apple iPad. Check out our top picks for every iPad model. The post 17 best keyboards for every iPad from the Mini to the Pro appeared first on Digital Trends.

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