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It wasn't long ago that a descent portable Bluetooth speaker would cost you $100. But Inateck's new BTSP-10 Plus, which runs a mere $50, is helping to prove you don't have to spend much to get value in the portable speaker genre these days. The post Inateck’s portable BTSP-10 Plus will change your expectations of a $50 speaker appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Think dot-matrix printers, boomboxes, and floppy disks are dead? Surprise, they're still being made. Check out a few of our favorite retro technologies that should have when we ushered in the digital age. The post Back to the future: 10 retro technologies that refuse to die appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Reports of Nokia’s interest in returning to manufacturing smartphones have been greatly exaggerated. The Finland-based communications technology company released a straightforward statement restating that it has no plans to manufacture or sell consumer smartphones. The post Nokia squashes rumors, says it ‘currently’ has no plans to make or sell smartphones appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Zero-days. You've heard about them in the news, across the net, even on Digital Trends -- but what are they really, and is there any hope of stopping them? The post What is a zero-day attack, and can anything defend against it? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Google and Facebook have launched tools to help people find and track friends and relatives in the areas affected by Saturday’s tragic magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Nepal, which killed more than 2,200 people. The post Google and Facebook launch tools to help find people affected by the Nepal earthquake appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The hackers that gave the White House and State Department such a hard time last year managed to get access to some of President Obama's correspondence along the way, a new report says. The post Russian hackers got a peek at some of Obama’s emails last year appeared first on Digital Trends.

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3D printing has already taken off, but 3D food printing offers a host of revolutionary benefits that are only beginning to be explored and understood. The post Why 3D food printing is more than just a novelty; it’s the future of food appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Got your eyes on a new S6 Edge smartphone from Samsung? You're not the only one — reports in the media say the South Korean firm has increased production of the its curved screen to meet demand. The post Samsung ramps up production to meet Galaxy S6 Edge demand appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Age of Ultron is set for release in the United States on May 1, 2015. The latest installment in the Avengers franchise opened to $44.8 million in two days overseas, and numbers are looking strong for opening weekend in the U.S. The post Avengers: Age of Ultron opens to $44.8 million in 2 days overseas appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Virus protection for a Mac isn't essential, but if you want the comfort of knowing you've got extra protection, save yourself some money and try one of our picks for the best free antivirus software for Mac OS X. The post Protect your Mac for free with these five anti-virus apps appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Win an OptiShot 2 Golf Simulator with our latest DT Giveaway. With the OptiShot2, you can play any number of courses in any room large enough to swing your clubs. The post DT Giveaway: Enter to win a free OptiShot2 Golf Simulator appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Chevrolet has announced the 2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition, a special model inspired by the C7.R racecar. The vehicle features Brembo carbon ceramic brakes and a slew of aesthetic enhancements. The post Chevrolet’s Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition takes cues from a Daytona-winning racecar appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Music has never been a steady path to fortune, but ad-supported streaming services like Pandora and Spotify are making it harder and harder for all but superstar musicians to survive. The post Taylor Swift is right: Music can’t survive if you don’t pay for it appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Even if your mom still prefers her landline to her cellphone, you can get her some cool gadgets this Mother's Day that will make her life easier. Hey, she deserves it! The post Still need to get a Mother’s Day gift? Here are some gadgets she’ll actually use appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Smartphone manufacturing is apparently becoming more and more of an artisanal affair. LG is saying that the hand-stitched leather backs available for its imminent G4 smartphones take 12 weeks to make. The post It takes LG 12 weeks to make a hand-stitched leather back cover for the G4 smartphone appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Three years after its last major update, is the iPod Touch about to get a refresh? Insider sources suggest Apple has got something in the pipeline, and streaming music could be involved. The post Play it again, Apple: is the iPod coming back? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Our smartphones have tons of sensors in them, and that concept inspired the Notion Sensor. It has lots of sensors inside it, while staying about the size of an Oreo, and it can tell you lots about what's happening in your home. The post The seven sensors within this sensor might be enough to make your home brilliant appeared first on Digital Trends.

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We take a close look and listen to Sol Republic's first wireless in-ear headphone, the Shadow. We were a little put off by the design, but now that we've worn them, we're finding them really comfortable and practical. They also sound great. The post Sol Republic’s wireless in-ear headphones put the bulky Bluetooth bits around your neck appeared first on Digital Trends.

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What’s it like to be invisible? Thanks to neuroscientists in Sweden who put virtual reality (VR) headsets on their subjects, we now have an answer: When you’re invisible, it’s easier to stand in front of an audience of stern-looking people. The post Scientists use VR headset to make people feel invisible and less anxious in front of a crowd appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Burned out on apps, keys and screens? Improve your analog life this weekend! Digital Trends’ brother site The Manual exists to give men straight-up advice, from unspoken suit rules you need to know, to the latest in fashion, food, drink, travel, grooming and culture. The post Flipping through The Manual: Perfect paddles, derby drinks, scenic summer spots appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week that are are worth using your bandwidth on. Up this week: Alabama Shakes, Passion Pit, Speedy Ortiz, and more. The post Jam to Alabama Shakes, Passion Pit, Fool’s Gold and more in our 5 songs to stream appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Volkswagen’s Head of Powertrain Development, Dr. Heinz-Jakob Neusser, recently said that the Golf R400 concept will see production. The car is expected to debut before the end of the year with around 400 horsepower. The post Hot hatches, you’re on notice: Volkswagen developing Golf R400 production model appeared first on Digital Trends.

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How are you going to get through this week? By pulling up your favorite streaming service and queueing the finest films and TV shows available now. Up this week: A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night, Noah, the Babadook, and more. The post Check out Son of a Gun, Kink, Noah, and more of our 5 shows to watch appeared first on Digital Trends.

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They won't come cheap, but with top-tier performance and speed, these systems are our favorite for getting your game on. The post Ditch your console and frag the right way with our favorite gaming PCs appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Back in the day, the Nexus 7 was a cutting edge Android tablet at an appealing price. Two years after its launch though, Google has decided to take it off sale — so what comes next? The post You can no longer buy the Nexus 7 from Google appeared first on Digital Trends.

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