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If your Windows 7 PC is running sluggishly and has been doing so for a while, reinstalling the OS can put some more pep in its step. Curious on how to pull it off? Here's our guide on how to reinstall Windows 7.The post How to reinstall Windows 7 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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It might not be normal practice for a company to send dummy products to potential customers prior to their release, but then Google, which has started sending dummy Glass units to interested individuals, is not your usual company. The post Glass: Google sends out dummy specs in try-before-you-buy program appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Made in Austria by a company that's apparently putting something in its employees' water, the Johammer J1 is just the type of craziness I hope we see more of as we go down the road toward a future filled with innovative, electrically-driven vehicles.The post The Johammer J1 is no slug — or is it? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A survey published by Consumer Reports this week shows that not only was there a significant rise in smartphone theft in the US in 2013, but that handset owners continue to be laid back about taking even basic security measures to protect their data. The post Smartphone thefts in US doubled in 2013, owners ‘needlessly imperiling’ their data appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Verizon has introduced the LG Lucid 3, it's latest mid-range Android smartphone which will connect to its 4G LTE network. Best of all, if you don't mind signing up for two years, the Lucid 3 can be yours for free.The post Verizon launches the LG Lucid 3, a 4G LTE smartphone which won’t cost you anything appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Five music labels are suing Pandora, accusing it of failing to pay royalties on music used by its service that was recorded before 1972. The labels describe it as "massive commercial exploitation" while Pandora says it's "confident" in its legal position. The post Pandora sued by US music labels over royalties for pre-1972 tracks appeared first on Digital Trends.

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HTC is once again looking to turn its fortunes around using a strong marketing campaign. This time, it has reportedly brought the man behind Samsung's Galaxy brand onboard to help it do so.The post HTC wants some of Samsung’s Galaxy magic, recruits former marketing star to help appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Probably overkill when it comes to identifying the owner of a parody Twitter account, police searched an Illinois home and grabbed all the electronics in order to find out who's been mocking the mayor.The post Police raid home searching for owner of Twitter account mocking mayor appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Likely useful if you are an early adopter of the Fire TV streaming set-top box, Amazon is adding three new partners to the voice search platform in order to expand the content library beyond Amazon Instant Video.The post Amazon to add Hulu Plus, Crackle and Showtime to Fire TV voice search appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Johnny Depp isn’t the only thing wrong with Transcendence, but his cold, emotionless portrayal of a thinking, feeling machine forms the hollow core of a sterile film.The post Transcendence Review appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Heartbleed bug is one of the most serious security flaws ever, and it existed unknown for roughly two years prior to its discovery. How did such a severe flaw manage to slip into a widely used security protocol? The post Here’s how the Heartbleed bug scurried into the hearts and minds of millions appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Olympus OM to Micro Four Thirds Speed Booster from Metabones lets you mount SLR lenses onto Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. Unlike other adapters, this one is said to improve image quality while widening the lens' aperture.The post Metabones adapter mounts Olympus SLR lenses onto Micro Four Thirds cameras appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Using a massive, building-sized 3D printer to squirt out concrete in special patterns, this Chinese company can manufacture 10 houses per day, and at for very little cost.The post This giant 3D printer can build 10 prefab homes in under 24 hours appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The video on-demand marathon proved that VOD is still a viable source of content for today's consumer. The seven-day event served up more than 3,500 episodes among 75 series via set-top boxes and mobile devices running Comcast's TV Everywhere app.The post Comcast’s “Watchathon Week” breaks records with 50 million hours of VOD binging appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Own the latest smartphone from Nokia but don't have the proper protection for it yet? Equip your Nokia Lumia Icon with one of the cases from our list of the best available to ensure the safety of the device.The post In love with Windows Phone? Check out our 8 favorite Nokia Lumia Icon cases appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Google has created an algorithm that can break through CAPTCHA with 99.8 percent accuracy. You can learn more here.The post Google cracks CAPTCHA with an algorithm that’s 99.8 percent accurate appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Facebook just introduced Nearby Friends, a new feature that would let your friends know whenever you're in their immediate area. Before you protest, be informed that you would have to turn on the feature yourself.The post Facebook will soon let you share your exact location with Nearby Friends appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Microsoft's new "All-in-One Media Keyboard" is meant for fulfilling living room duties. You can learn more here. The post Microsoft’s new keyboard is aimed at the living room, and claims to survive liquid spills appeared first on Digital Trends.

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No time to sit down and digest a full book? Blinkist takes popular bestsellers and turns them into easy-to-tackle texts that you can read in under 15 minutes. Its library is small, but its information is powerful.The post This app can help you read an entire nonfiction book in 15 minutes appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Thanks to a firmware update and a new trigger on IFTTT, Belkin's WeMo Light Switches are now equipped with a huge range of new functions and possibilities. Hit the jump for detailsThe post IFTTT adds new triggers for Belkin’s WeMo Light Switch appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Broken Window Studios' open world, randomly generated survival horror game Grave looks to turn out the lights on Xbox One in early 2015.The post Nifty open world, randomly generated horror game Grave coming to Xbox One appeared first on Digital Trends.

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If you’ve made a habit out of bending your LG G Flex out of shape, today's Android 4.4 upgrade from AT&T may make you stop the roughhousing altogether. LG also added the Knock Code feature to spread the love. The post LG G Flex gets Android 4.4 Kitkat update from AT&T appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Sonos is preparing for a round of beta testing that ultimately aims to eliminate the need for an initial wired router connection - saving new users $50 in the process. Click the link to find out how to sign up.The post Sonos looks to drop its Bridge hub for total wireless autonomy appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Dodge Charger gets even better looking for the 2015 model year with a new front end. Behind that sleeker visage is the same optional Hemi V8 that is the Charger's reason for being.The post 2015 Dodge Charger sports a new face, but the same HEMI V8 power as before appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Both the first and second episodes from the second season of Telltale Games' The Walking Dead launch on PlayStation Vita on April 22 after a lengthy delay.The post The Walking Dead: Season Two shambles to PS Vita next week appeared first on Digital Trends.

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