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Volvo has introduced a new version of its Volvo On Call application designed specifically for smartwatches like the Android Wear and the Apple Watch. Owners can use the app to perform a long list of tasks including locking and unlocking the car and setting the climate control. The post Volvo jumps on the connected watch bandwagon with new app appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler has teamed up with Qualcomm to developed high-tech features for cars. The two companies are working on 3G/4G connectivity, wireless charging for mobile devices, and wireless vehicle charging for EVs and plug-in hybrids. The post Daimler and Qualcomm want to change the way you top up your EV appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Google has added new functionality to both its Google App and Chrome App search results. Users will begin to see integration of third-party iOS apps in Chrome results, as well as auto-answer search queries. The post Google search on iOS just got a lot better with direct linking to apps and auto answer appeared first on Digital Trends.

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On Sunday, Charles Johnson, Twitter troll extraordinaire, was banned from the site, after he advocated for the "taking out" of DeRay McKesson, a well-known civil rights and social justice activist. The post Twitter kicks troll Charles Johnson to the curb for threatening an activist appeared first on Digital Trends.

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At the Re/code conference, Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe finally gave buyers a hint at what they can expect to pay for a consumer version of the Oculus Rift headset. The price tag is about $1,500, including the PC. The post Oculus’ CEO hints at a $1,500 price for the Rift and its PC appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The risks arising from online dating apps are now of the health variety, as Rhode Island's Department of Health reports that apps like Tinder have contributed to the rise of sexually transmitted diseases in the state. The post Tinder to blame for rise of STD’s in Rhode Island appeared first on Digital Trends.

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According to a new study released by the American Automobile Association (AAA), teenage drivers are not only endangering themselves with their driving habits, but putting other motorists at risk as well. The post More teens die in car crashes than any other way, and distracted driving may be the cause appeared first on Digital Trends.

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It's that time again. Google I/O 2015 is nearly here, and we've got the resources you need to ensure an optimal viewing experience. Tune in and check out our live coverage. The post Join the party! How to watch the Google I/O keynote today appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Dirty Bomb, the fast-paced, free-to-play team shooter from Brink developer Splash Damage has been in closed beta for some time now, but the game will finally be open to everyone starting next week. The post Fast-paced free-to-play shooter Dirty Bomb enters open beta next week appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Your Scrabble game just got a lot more complicated with the addition of 1,700 new words to the Bible of the English language -- the Merriam-Webster dictionary. Included in the latest edition are words like "jeggings," "emoji," and "meme." The post Merriam-Webster dictionary embraces “meme,” “emoji,” & other tech words appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Amazon has added yet another benefit for members of its $99 per year Prime service: same-day delivery is now free for Prime members in 14 metro areas across the U.S for orders of $35 or more. The post Amazon makes Prime even better, offers same-day delivery for free in certain areas appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Same-day delivery is exploding in terms of the number of companies offering it. Now Apple is joining the party by teaming up with Postmates to offer same-day delivery in select areas from its Apple Store app. The post Get that Lightning cable lightning fast: Apple prepping limited same-day delivery appeared first on Digital Trends.

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AMD's newest APU offers four processor cores and eight Radeon graphics cores, a combination that delivers strong value for the chip's modest $140 price tag. And it's compatible with previous AMD chipsets. The post AMD drops the latest A10 APU with unlocked processor, Radeon graphics appeared first on Digital Trends.

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It's only just possible to go out and buy the LG G4, but that hasn't stopped speculation starting about next year's LG G5 smartphone. Here's what we've heard about the future device so far. The post LG G5 rumors begin, starting out with talk of built-in retina scanning tech appeared first on Digital Trends.

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GoPro is getting into VR, this week revealing it's working on a rig that holds six Hero4 cameras for capturing 360-degree video content. And that's not all. Company CEO Nick Woodman also confirmed it's developing a quadcopter incorporating a GoPro camera. The post GoPro reveals new VR rig, confirms quadcopter development appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Lenovo has shown off two crazy tech concepts at its Tech World 2015 show. The first is a dual-screen smartwatch called the Magic View, and the second is a smartphone with a virtual keyboard projector built-in. The post Lenovo goes concept crazy with keyboard projector phone and dual-screen watch appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Google has confirmed it's going to launch a 'buy' button for search ads, saying Wednesday that it's arrival is 'imminent.' The move is likely to upset sites like Amazon as Web shoppers will be able to conduct transactions direct from Google's site. The post Google confirms imminent launch of ‘buy’ button, set to increase pressure on Amazon appeared first on Digital Trends.

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We heard earlier this week that Twitter is interested in acquiring news-reader app Flipboard. New reports suggest Web giants Google and Yahoo are also in talks with the Palo Alto startup, though details about any possible offers aren't currently known. The post Look out, Twitter – Google and Yahoo are also mulling Flipboard purchase appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Most DSLR cameras are more user-friendly than you might think, but that doesn't mean you can make sense of every button and switch without some help. Check out our quick-hit guide to common DSLR buttons, so you'll have little trouble with operation. The post What does this do? A quick explanation of DSLR buttons appeared first on Digital Trends.

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At the inaugural CES Asia event, Audi sales chief Luca de Meo spoke about how in-car electronics are becoming as important as performance. By 2020, he predicts half of value creation will be based on apps, software, and electronic systems. The post Paradigm shift: Audi envisions a future where in-car tech is as important as performance appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Joshua Smith is no slouch behind the wheel in Mario Kart, but the new 200cc mode in the latest Mario Kart 8 DLC pushes his skills to the limits, and then some. The post Drifting and crashing in Mario Kart 8’s crazy-quick 200cc mode appeared first on Digital Trends.

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If you wanted to know a bit more about your Facebook friends, a recent study done by Brunel University shows that what you post on Facebook could define who you are. The post If Narcissus had been on Facebook – Study examines personality as revealed by Facebook updates appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A star-studded cast has signed on to lend their voice acting talents to a new animated series from FX called Cassius & Clay, including Lake Bell and Kaitlin Olson who will voice the lead characters. The post FX teams up with Archer creator for new animated series, Cassius & Clay appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The next DLC expansion for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare arrives in June, adding four new multiplayer maps and another chapter of the Exo Zombies saga, this time featuring cult movie legend Bruce Campbell. The post Grab your boomstick: Bruce Campbell joins Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s next DLC appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Instead of using a traditional power outlet or expensive solar panels for electricity, the lamp uses a cheap and effective gravity-powered system to provide light. The post This light needs no outlet, solar panels, or batteries — it’s powered by gravity appeared first on Digital Trends.

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