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BMW is committing to EVs and charging infrastructure in a big way. Today the Bavarian automotive giant announced a new comprehensive charging plan for i3 customers and a revolutionary new fast charger. The post BMW throws a cord to i3 EV owners with cheaper fast chargers, year of free juice appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Microsoft has shared a trailer for Atari: Game Over, the Xbox-exclusive documentary about Atari, the 1983 industry crash, and the mass burial of the famously terrible E.T. game. The post Notorious E.T. game is unearthed in the first trailer for Atari: Game Over appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Microsoft's Cortana outshines Siri in a new commercial, helping a man wish his wife a happy anniversary and other related tasks. Essentially, Cortana wants you to know that anything Siri can do, she can do better. The post Microsoft’s Cortana embarrasses Siri in new commercial appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Tesla Model S is currently sold in China without a working navigation system, because Google Maps isn't supported there. Neither is the over-the-air system Tesla would normally use to deploy a China-specific version. The post Chinese Tesla Model S owners go without navigation due to Google incompatibility appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A leaked Chinese image suggests that Apple could start selling an upgraded version of its MacBook Pro soon. The post Leaked image suggests Apple could release upgraded MacBook Pro appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The V.360 is the latest panoramic camera to enter the market. Like the competition, it captures both 1080p HD video and high-res still images, but it is compatible with GoPro mounts. The post The V.360 aims to be the GoPro of panoramic video cameras appeared first on Digital Trends.

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"Liar, liar, head on fire extinguisher." Everything witnessed on this week's new episode of The Strain was little more than a baldfaced lie. The post The Strain weekly recap: Everyone is lying to you appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Have you been taking advantage of the personal assistant in your pocket? Here’s our guide to what Google Now can do and how to unleash its predictive powers. The post How to get the best out of Google Now appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A now-removed list of Sony's playable games for August 2014's Gamescom in Germany seems to confirm Journey, The Unfinished Swan, and Until Dawn for PS4. The post Until Dawn, Journey, and Unfinished Swan all seem to be confirmed for PS4 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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T-Mobile will give families of four 10GB of 4G LTE data to share for $100 a month. The Uncarrier's CEO John Legere claims that this new promotion could save families up to $720 a year in comparison with AT&T's plans. The post T-Mobile more than doubles the data it offers on 4-person family plans appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Researchers at Stanford University have made a breakthrough in using lithium as an anode inside next generation batteries, potentially meaning triple the standby time for our phones, and twice the range on our electric cars. The post Lithium anode breakthrough could double or triple gadget battery life appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Amazon's 3D printing store lets users tweak pre-existing designs and order the 3D printed product online. More than 200 different designs are available on the site. The post Amazon now has a 3D printing store where you can customize and print your own creations appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Apple continues to move OS X toward iOS with Yosemite, but will those features eventually rob the desktop operating system of the depth and flexibility that makes so many of us love it? The post Apple keeps blurring lines with OS X and iOS, but when do things get too hazy? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Tom Hardy makes his debut as "Mad" Max Rockatansky in the first trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road, the next film in George Miller's post-apocalyptic franchise. The post Mad Max: Fury Road trailer puts the pedal to the metal appeared first on Digital Trends.

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According to Boris Johnson, the London mayor, London will get its first taste of hyper-fast 5G mobile connection speeds in 2020. The future network is all part of a long-term plan for the city's growing infrastructure needs. The post 5G mobile connections coming in 2020 says London Mayor appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Once again, HTC is rumored to be working on a Windows Phone version of its Android-based One M8 smartphone, and it may be out before the end of the year. However, it's not the first time we've heard such stories. The post A Windows Phone version of the HTC One M8 could be in development appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Amazon appears to be getting ready to launch its own credit card reader for mobile payments next month. The device is expected to retail for $10 and offer a payment-on-the-go service similar to Square and PayPal Here. The post Amazon to launch credit card reader to compete with Square, leaked papers suggest appeared first on Digital Trends.

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In the UK, police officers attending traffic accidents could seize mobile devices, so they can be checked for evidence of use at the time of the crash. It's hoped the new rules could help reduce mobile-related accidents on the road. The post UK police to demand phones are handed over after traffic accidents appeared first on Digital Trends.

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It may only come in handy if you happen to be near a grocery store (and you have some copper wire and nails in your bag), but Nokia and artist Caleb Charland still had fun demonstrating how a load of potatoes and apples can be used to charge a phone. The post Organic power: Nokia charges Lumia 930 with 800 potatoes and apples appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Lyft has finally arrived in New York City, though its service doesn't quite follow the startup's usual peer-to-peer model that allows regular folk with their own cars to offer paid-for lifts to other people. The post Lyft finally hits the road in New York City, though not quite in the way it’d hoped appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Quite possibly the most entertaining social media trend of the last few years, yet another criminal has been taken into custody after using Facebook to attract the attention of the public and local police. The post Man posts police will ‘never catch’ him on Facebook, arrested next day appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A mashup of a reverse trike, snowmobile, go-cart, a Miata and something that escaped from a Tron or Batman movie set, the Slingshot looks like an absolute blast and will likely give sports cars absolute fits when the roads start to twist. The post It must be the future, because Polaris’ outlandish, 3-wheeled Slingshot is real appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk! The post Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of July 27, 2014 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Toyota's Racing Division has just released not one, but three, extreme off-road competitors to the Ford Raptor, and we have been driving all three. The Toyota TRD Pro-Series takes the standard Tacoma, Tundra and 4Runner and turns them up to eleven. The post Toyota’s TRD Pro Series tech lets any idiot conquer trails like a champ appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Tokyo will host the 2020 Olympics, and if Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has any say in the matter, the world will see the world’s robots come together to compete for robotic supremacy. The post Japan wants to see robots compete against each other in the 2020 Summer Olympics appeared first on Digital Trends.

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