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Users of the online activist platform Care2 have written up a petition asking Apple to never implement its recently patented method of remotely disabling iPhone cameras at “sensitive events.” The post Activists ask Apple to ditch patent for remote iPhone camera deactivation appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Samsung’s new 27-inch, 1080p panel has an immersive curve and AMD’s FreeSync adaptive refresh, and it’s giving us a serious case of déjà vu. There’s good reason for that. The post Samsung CF591 27-inch monitor review appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Forget an $18,000 robotic camera dolly -- this DIY rig constructed from spare parts is way cooler. In this video, Eric Beck from Indy Mogul shares how he designed a rig that keeps the videographer out of 360-degree footage. The post Robotic camera dolly upcycled from a wheelchair and other parts appeared first on Digital Trends.

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In an interview with IGN, former Xbox head Robbie Bach revealed that the "Xboy," or a handheld Xbox branded console, was in early conceptual stages, but was halted, and not just because of the Zune. The post The ‘Xboy’ was the Xbox handheld that never was appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A new feature bound for Microsoft's OneDrive cloud storage service identifies the species Pokémon from augmented reality game Pokémon Go. It's available on the OneDrive app for Android and iOS. The post New OneDrive feature identifies the Pokémon in your pictures appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Microsoft reaches across its product line and to outside sources for a Dream Job program using Word, Sway, Skype, career expert Maxie McCoy, and Moo. The idea is to help people gain confidence and create a professional image while on a job hunt. The post Microsoft surveys job seekers, partners up to help you find your dream job appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Thanks its popular Solo drone, 3DR is a household name. Now, the company hopes to find new success in commercial markets, thanks to partnerships with Autodesk and Sony that help it provide full-service solutions to enterprise customers. The post 3DR looks to commercial markets with help from Autodesk and Sony appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The season 7 trailer for The Walking Dead, revealed at Comic-Con, will tug hard at your heartstrings as it further teases a major event in the first episode. Plus, we finally see Ezekiel, leader of The Kingdom, and more. The post Season 7 trailer for ‘The Walking Dead’ will tug hard at your heartstrings appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Was that a tremor you just felt? You don't have to be a seismologist to answer that question, at least, not if you have the Raspberry Shake. Branded as a "professional grade personal seismograph" The post Earthquake enthusiast? Raspberry Shake is your personal seismograph appeared first on Digital Trends.

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After four workers were tragically killed on a U.K. demolition site, robots were charged with carrying out the demolition work in their place. This is the future of the demolition industry, the manufacturer of the robots says. The post Robots demolish a site deemed too hazardous for workers appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Jesse F. Keeler and Al-P, computers don’t make creating music easier, they stifle. Find out how this DJ Duo turned to classic analog equipment to make their latest record. The post Canadian DJ duo MSTRKRFT let their gear make the music on ‘Operator’ appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A new trailer for the back half of season two of Fear the Walking Dead reveals that we'll be following all three groups separately as they encounter trouble in Mexico; Nick on his own, Travis and Chris wandering about, and the rest trying to find them The post Trouble is brewing in Mexico in new trailer for ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Rumors suggest that HTC has reached an agreement to rebrand VR-optimized PCs provided by HP with the "Vive" name. The company reportedly wants to provide a consumer price-friendly package, presumably with a bundled headset. The post HTC may offer Vive-branded, VR-optimized desktops from HP appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Hardware manufacturer Seagate announced that it will produce a limited edition, Xbox One-optimized portable hard drive for the upcoming launch of Gears of War 4, giving players more options when it comes to storage and transport of console data. The post Seagate offering ‘Gears of War 4’-themed portable hard drive for Xbox One appeared first on Digital Trends.

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In news that will probably surprise no one, since its debut earlier in July, Pokémon Go has become the app with the highest number of downloads during its launch week on the Apple App Store. The post ‘Pokémon Go’ just broke another major Apple app store record appeared first on Digital Trends.

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According to The New York Times, internet service provider Verizon is reportedly in talks with Yahoo to acquire its core businesses for $5 billion. The post Verizon reportedly in talks to buy Yahoo’s core businesses for $5 billion appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Live Planet is one of the first cameras to offer 360 live broadcasts in 4K without extra equipment. The company's goal? To replace television with a live, immersive 360 experience. The post Could this 16-lens 360 camera be the future of live television? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Google's latest Arts & Culture update allows users to tour a museum virtually, or head out on a self-guided tour. The beta program will use artwork-recognition software and a smartphone camera to offer all the background information you need. The post Take a self-guided museum tour with Google’s artwork-recognition app appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The McLaren, Microsoft's and Nokia's now-cancelled Windows Phone 8.1 handset, gets shown off in a new video. The phone utilized 3D Touch, which allows for a variety of gestures and other inputs. The post The canceled unicorn known as the Nokia McLaren gets its 15 minutes of fame appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Backed by its pre-existing craft beer delivery network, the Bay Area-based company Hopsy now offers a draught-style countertop beer dispenser it's dubbing the HomeTap. With the machine, owners can enjoy their favorite local beer. The post Turn your kitchen into your favorite local brewpub with Hopsy’s HomeTap appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Those Verizon customers on unlimited data plans who guzzle more than 100GB of data are in for a rude awakening. The post Verizon is bringing the hammer down on hardcore data hogs appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Who says cookware has to be heavy to be high quality? Branded as "the world's only seamless one-piece steel chef pans," the Aus-Ion pans promise to cook just like cast iron, but weigh just half as much. The post Solidteknics offers lightweight cookware made from carbon steel appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Watch as the erstwhile Daily Show host helps make political satire great again by performing a not-so-hostile takeover of the Late Show desk. T-shirt and beard notwithstanding, he's the same old Jon Stewart. The post Jon Stewart stages mini comeback, takes over Colbert's 'Late Show' desk appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Uber, MADD, and local law enforcement departments partnered on July 4 in 25 cities to raise awareness about drunk driving. In Nevada, there were no alcohol-related fatalities for the first time in 10 years. The post Uber’s Fourth of July designated-driver program yields positive results appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Nvidia Research will reveal next week new methods of foveated rendering using eye-tracking tech that improve the overall image quality in virtual reality while retaining a high contrast. It's based on a high-speed eye tracker from SMI. The post Nvidia Research to showcase new methods for foveated rendering in virtual reality appeared first on Digital Trends.

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