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These may look like ordinary spectacles, but they're actually smart glasses. Called the Jins Meme, they use special electrodes and movement sensors to tell when you're sleepy, or having trouble concentrating. The post These ordinary-looking glasses just may be the future of smart eyewear appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The theorized Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Hellcat has been rendered by Theophilus Chin. The beastly off-roader equips the Challenger and Charger Hellcat’s 707-horsepower V8 and a menacing styling makeover. The post You can’t buy a Jeep Grand Cherokee Hellcat, but this rendering will make you want one appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A priest in Italy became so fed up with his services being constantly interrupted by cell phones going off that he decided to put a jammer inside his church. Not everyone's happy about it, though.... The post Priest installs cell phone jammer in church for silent sermons appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Wikipedia has pulled together a ton of site contributions from over the past 12 months to create a video offering a lightning look at 2014 and to celebrate all the effort that goes into building and maintaining the popular online encyclopedia. The post Wikipedia looks back on 2014 in its first ever annual video appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The 2015 CES, the biggest gadget show of the year, is mere weeks away. From wearables to the Internet of Things to smartphone cases galore, here's what we expect to see. The post 4 tech trends we’re going to see blow up at CES 2015 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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With the ride-hailing service coming under increasing scrutiny over the way it screens drivers, Uber knows that at the very least it has to be seen to be taking steps to improve the reliability of the process. This week it laid out some plans. The post Uber details plans for improved rider safety, includes lie detector tests for new drivers appeared first on Digital Trends.

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HP has put two new, reasonably priced tablet up for sale, which run full Windows 8.1 rather than Android, or Windows RT. The Stream 7 and Stream 8 share similar specifications, but the larger tablet comes with 200MB of T-Mobile data for free each month. The post HP’s new Stream 8 tablet comes with Windows 8.1, and 200MB of free data each month appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Leaked emails have revealed that back in March Snapchat quietly acquired a company that makes smart glasses. The startup apparently paid $15 million for the company, though the reasons for the purchase aren't altogether clear. The post Snapchat secretly acquired a company that makes smart glasses appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Virgin America has completed installation of ATG-4 inflight Wi-Fi from Gogo, which is three-times faster than its previous air-to-ground system. But it's a baby step toward even faster Wi-Fi that's coming soon. The post Virgin America completes rollout of faster Gogo ATG-4 Wi-Fi across fleet appeared first on Digital Trends.

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SolTech glass roof tiles generate heat, but they aren't see-through. However, Oxford Photovoltaics wants to create buildings out colored glass that also generate energy. Would you want a transparent roof? The post They’re clear, but these glass roof tiles could make your next home greener appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Volvo has made the news a lot in the last year, thanks to the introduction of new engines and the debut of the stunning new XC90. But the Swedish automaker is just getting started; Volvo is planning on releasing as many as seven new cars in the next three years. The post Volvo starts over from scratch, will replace entire line by 2018 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Newly reported, off-the-record statements from U.S. intelligence claim North Korea was a key player in the attacks against Sony and suggest an official response may be forthcoming. The post U.S. government points finger at North Korea in Sony hack appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The hybrid version of Hyundai’s Sonata sedan, unveiled in Seoul, sees an increase in power output and fuel economy. An announcement of a plug-in hybrid version follows, with details coming to Detroit. The post Hyundai reveals the new Sonata Hybrid ahead of Detroit, announces plug-in hybrid appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Kia’s all-new 2016 Sorento is a dramatic improvement over the 2015 version. Bolstered by a new 2.0-liter turbo engine and reimagined interior styling, Kia’s CUV is quickly eyeing the top of its class. The post First drive: 2016 Kia Sorento appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The group responsible for the massive Sony email hack has invoked the September 11 terrorist attack in a threat against theaters showing The Interview. The post Sony cancels the December 25 release of The Interview amidst hacker threats [updated] appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Sandman author Neil Gaiman explains why Benedict Cumberbatch was perfect for Morpheus, but Avengers actor Tom Hiddleston would be great casting, too. The post Neil Gaiman says Benedict Cumberbatch was perfect for Sandman, but so is Tom Hiddleston appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Terrafugia’s long-awaited Transition aerocar may be hitting the market in three years. The half-car, half-plane vehicle will likely go on sale for $279,000 and be able to fit in a single car garage. The post In three years, you’ll be able to ‘escape the Earth’ with Terrafugia’s Transition aerocar appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Life Is Strange, the episodic, time-warping adventure from French developer Dontnod with publisher Square Enix, will kick off its story on January 30. The post Bend time and shape your own story when Life Is Strange launches in January 2015 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A New Delhi court banned the OnePlus One from India. The reasoning behind the ban is Micromax's exclusive deal with Cyanogen, which prevents other companies from selling Cyanogen-powered smartphones in the country. The post India gives OnePlus One the boot, blames the deal between Cyanogen and Micromax appeared first on Digital Trends.

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From Spockahontas to Quentin Tarantina Turner, a hilarious Tumblr site from a Swedish graphic designer mixes half-images of famous celebs (real and fake) into love children with equally funny names. The post Absurd Tumblr site combines images of two celebs into crazy funny offsprings appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The 11th day of Microsoft deals shaves a cool $130 off the list price of the all-new HP Pavilion X2 2-in-1 laptop. The post On the 11th day of Christmas, Microsoft gives to you a discounted HP Pavilion X2 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Netflix calls offline viewing a short term solution, saying it will never offer the option to its subscribers. Meanwhile, Amazon says it is proud to offer the feature and plans to expand it to more devices. The post Offline viewing: Netflix says ‘never’ while Amazon says ‘always’ appeared first on Digital Trends.

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An Uber driver took advantage of a woman who fell asleep by driving across Manhattan several times before finally setting out for her destination. Because of the zigzag ride, the woman's charges totaled $293. The post Uber driver takes woman on a $293 joy ride before finally arriving at her destination appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Two Nissan 350Zs in the Dubai have set a new Guinness World Record for the longest ever twin vehicle drift. The record, which was broken at Nissan’s ‘370Z Drift Experience’ event, now stands at 17.7 miles of tire-spinning fun. The post Meet the drift twins: Nissan Z cars set twin vehicle drifting world record appeared first on Digital Trends.

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J. Cole's new album 2014 Forest Hills Drive benefited from Billboard's new way of tracking album sales, which include streaming tracks in the total, as it debuted at #1 after breaking a huge Spotify record. The post J. Cole’s new album hits number 1, breaks Spotify streaming record appeared first on Digital Trends.

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