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With the arrival of Apple CarPlay, it is more tempting than ever to compare infotainment to smartphones, but should we? No, and we want to explain why not. The post Why does in-car tech lag behind phone tech? It’s trickier than you think appeared first on Digital Trends.

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With its population aging fast and birth rate falling, Japan is set to call on robots to help care for its senior citizens. A team of researchers in Nagoya recently unveiled the third version of Robear, a robot with a bear's face capable of lifting adults. The post Meet Robear, Japan’s robot nurse with the face of a bear appeared first on Digital Trends.

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LG has announced another new smartwatch. This time it's a variation on the Watch Urbane, and it has a built-in LTE modem, ready to make and receive calls. However, it doesn't run Android Wear, but WebOS instead. The post Yes, really: LG’s launched a smartwatch with built-in LTE appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Google's looking to build a new headquarters in Mountain View, though some locals are reportedly not happy about the idea. The Web company is expected to unveil its proposals for 'Googleplex 2' on Friday. The post Google planning huge new HQ in Mountain View appeared first on Digital Trends.

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In the least surprising viral event to date this year, a Texas firefighter attracted the ire of the entire Internet after allegedly killing two dogs, taking a picture and boasting about it on Facebook. The post Firefighter fired after bragging on Facebook about killing dogs appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Attempting to avoid paying more than half a billion to a patent company, Apple will appeal a recent decision that found patent infringement issues related to features within iTunes. The post Apple will appeal $533 million patent infringement verdict appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Walking Dead fans will get an extra half hour of zombie action out of this season as the finale, set to air on AMC on March 29, will run for a total of 90 minutes. The post The Walking Dead finale is now 90 minutes long, and it’s going to be epic appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The first trailer for Beach Boy biopic Love & Mercy features Paul Dano and John Cusack as troubled musical prodigy Brian Wilson at various points in his life. The post Watch Cusack and Paul Dano play Beach Boy Brian Wilson in the Love & Mercy trailer appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Intel has announced the imminent re-branding of its popular line of mobile processors, the Atom series, to a more streamlined format housed under the new "Atom x" family of chips. The post Intel splits the Atom into three new brands appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A post on a Korean car blog focusing on domestic automakers suggests that the next-gen Hyundai Genesis Coupe will receive a twin-turbo V6 engine. The rumor states the manufacturer’s 3.3-liter twin turbo V6 will find its way in the Coupe. The post Hyundai’s Genesis Coupe never got a V8, but it might get twin turbos instead appeared first on Digital Trends.

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People want to feel safe in their homes, and that includes privacy. Not everyone is wild about the idea of security cameras monitoring them or their loved ones, which is why Xetal's @home uses temperature sensors to do the job. The post @home is a temperature sensor that can tell when you’ve fallen and can’t get up appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A new report suggests that BMW is developing a new lifestyle vehicle called the 1 Series Sport Cross. Nicknamed ‘XCite’ or ‘NEC’ for new entry crossover, the vehicle is expected to debut in 2018 to compete with the likes of the Nissan Juke. The post Much XCite! BMW may be working on a new entry-level crossover appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A joint taskforce headed up by Europol and security specialists from Symantec, Microsoft, and Anubis Networks has successfully taken down a botnetspread using the Ramnit malware. The post Europol busts behemoth botnet, 3.2 million strong appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious is an upcoming standalone that combines the open world driving action of Forza Horizon with the popular Fast & Furious franchise. The post Forza Horizon 2 hooks up with Fast and Furious for a free, standalone game appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Owners of Panasonic's Micro Four Thirds camera have two new lens options: a 30mm macro lens for shooting up close, and a 42.5mm lens that's designed for portrait photography. The post Panasonic adds 30mm macro, 42.5mm portrait lenses to Micro Four Thirds lineup appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Oppo's latest audio delight is the slim and sleek HA-2 portable headphone amp and DAC, which uses high end components to transform your smartphone or PC audio from dull to dazzling. The post There’s no whiskey in this flask, just hi-res portable audio awesomeness from Oppo appeared first on Digital Trends.

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There are way too many acronyms to choose from when it comes to phones, so we'll help you choose between CDMA, GSM, LTE, WiMax, and all the others. The post What’s the difference between 4G and LTE? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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One of the most exciting things about the iPhone 6 is the bigger, bolder display. Check out our roundup of the best screen protectors for the iPhone 6, whether you prefer a basic film offering or one made of tempered glass. The post Keep your iPhone 6 pristine with these 5 screen protectors appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Being late to the smart lock game does have certain advantages. It appears that Candy House has cherry picked all the best design features from the competition and brought them all together in Sesame, a smart door lock. The post Holding out for a sub-$100 smart lock? Check out Sesame appeared first on Digital Trends.

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We know a lot of new homeowners looking for bargains when it comes to appliances and furniture. For those who want high-end items, purchasing pre-owned items can result in tens of thousands of dollars in savings. The post Want a luxury kitchen on the cheap? Buy used appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Kia has revealed its latest engine, a three-liter turbocharged engine that will debut at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show. The new powerplant, called Kappa, will first find its way into the Kia Cee’d GT in Europe later this year. The post Kia’s new three-liter Kappa engine is the latest in the trend of mini-might poweplants appeared first on Digital Trends.

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U.S. Congresswoman Jackie Speier is set to introduce a new bill that would make revenge porn a federal crime. Rep. Speier is set to introduce the bill sometime this spring. The post The days of not having a national revenge porn law could soon end appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Five new kid's programs will be added to Netflix this year and in 2016, including reboots of Inspector Gadget and Danger Mouse. The post The ’80s come alive on Netflix with Inspector Gadget, Danger Mouse reboots and more appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Today on DT Daily: Sony takes aim at GoPro, again, Bondic makes super glue look weak, and a sneak peek at James Bond’s new car – it’s cool. The post DT Daily: Sony’s new action cam, glue that welds, Bond cars spotted appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Terminator star Arnold Schwarzenegger says he'll be back for at least one of the sequels to the upcoming, franchise-rebooting Terminator: Genisys. His role in the next film's storyline is still unknown. The post Arnold Schwarzenegger says he’ll be back … in the sequel to Terminator: Genisys appeared first on Digital Trends.

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