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Tests carried out on the latest model of Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro demonstrate that its new SSD offers a considerable boost in read/write performance. The post SSD in new 15-inch MacBook Pro reaches read speeds of 2GB/s appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Renault's upcoming Alpine coupe is right around the corner, and a new rendering shows what it could look like. The coupe will feature a highly aerodynamic design and will borrow a handful of styling cues from the A110 built in the 1960s and the 1970s. The post Could this rendering preview Renault’s retro-inspired Alpine sports car? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Users of Office 365 for business and education will now be able to use Sway to generate presentations that maintain an eye-pleasing look on any device. Some notable improvements include the Grid Card, enhanced Flickr Integration, and the support of six new languages. The post A Microsoft Sway preview is now available for Office 365 business and education appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The good news is a long-standing issue with hitbox detection in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has finally been acknowledged by Valve. The bad news? The company has said there is no ETA on when we'll see a fix. The post Valve acknowledges Counter-Strike: Global Offensive hitbox bug, but no ETA on fix appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Land Rover's Special Vehicles Operation has designed a one-off Defender that will be used to take the Rugby World Cup trophy all over the UK. The off-roader is fitted with a custom-designed display case that's controlled by a tablet. The post This one-off Land Rover Defender will take the Rugby World Cup trophy around the UK appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Rumors claim Toyota will introduce a Caterham Seven-like sports car next fall at the Tokyo Motor Show. The concept will feature an aggressive motorsport-inspired design, room for the driver and two passengers and a 100-horsepower hybrid drivetrain. The post Will Toyota show a Caterham Seven-like hybrid sports car in Tokyo? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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PIQ could be the new name for sports sensors. They've received their Series-A funding and have plans to release them to the public later this year. The firm focuses on sensors that provide users with performance metrics. The post How’s your swing? New multi-sport motion sensors focus on performance, not biometric data appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The LG G4 is one of our favorite new phones of 2015, and now we have four of them to give away. Enter for your chance to win a free G4, courtesy of LG and Digital Trends. The post DT Giveaway: Enter to win one of four amazing LG G4 phones appeared first on Digital Trends.

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When Sony closed its Liverpool studio in 2012, it seemed that we'd never see a WipeOut game again. While it doesn't share the name, Formula Fusion is undeniably a WipeOut game, and time to back it on Kickstarter is nearly up. The post Time is running out to back WipeOut spirtual successor Formula Fusion on Kickstarter appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Oculus has announced the Oculus Connect 2 developer conference for this September in Hollywood, featuring keynotes from John Carmack, Michael Abrash, and Brandon Iribe, and very likely a look at the latest version of the Rift headset. The post Oculus announces second Connect conference in Hollywood this September appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Honda sells a six-seater multi-person vehicle in Asia called the Jade, and the company has just introduced a sportier Jade RS version. Under the hood is a 1.5-liter VTEC Turbo engine, which could be similar to the unit that will power the next Civic. The post Embrace the sporty: Honda introduces VTEC Turbo-powered Jade RS in Japan appeared first on Digital Trends.

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According to rumors, Apple may update its Apple Maps app this year to finally include public transport navigation. We should look out for more details during WWDC 2015 next month. The post Finally, Apple Maps rumored to gain public transport navigation in iOS 9 update appeared first on Digital Trends.

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What's Pizza Hut got to do with selfie sticks? Not a lot, but that hasn't stopped it coming up with a hilarious public service announcement warning of the dangers of selfie stick abuse. The post Pizza Hut highlights selfie stick dangers in brilliant spoof ad appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Online dating giant AdultFriendFinder confirmed Thursday its computer system has been hacked. Reports suggest personal information belonging to millions of users has been taken, including data revealing usernames, email addresses, and sexual orientation. The post Online dating giant AdultFriendFinder hacked, highly personal info nabbed appeared first on Digital Trends.

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What could be better than a dramatic, sci-fi-style homemade propane cannon? How about one that gets modified to shoot golf balls 600 feet into the air? That's what this mad scientist has done, and it's very cool indeed. The post Watch golf balls get shot out of an amazing, sci-fi style propane cannon appeared first on Digital Trends.

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As part of its ongoing strategy to revamp its approach to mobile, Adobe has announced it's ending support for its Photoshop Touch mobile image editing software and removing it from app stores next week. The post Adobe brings curtain down on Photoshop Touch, teases Project Rigel appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Uber has confirmed it's ramping up its driverless car efforts after one of its test vehicles was spotted on the streets of Pittsburgh, close to the location of its recently opened Advanced Technologies Center. The post Uber’s self-driving car project gets into gear, vehicle spotted on Pittsburgh streets appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Possibly a feature that you will want to flip off if privacy is important to you, Mozilla is working with advertisers to suggest sponsored sites that are related to your Web browsing history. The post Firefox will scan your browsing history to suggest advertiser sites appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Wearables such as the Apple Watch and Fitbit may seem like trivial toys for the wealthy, but a new contest is looking to harness the power of this technology to help the poor and underprivileged in developing nations. The post Wearables for Good challenge looks to help the underprivileged through tech appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A bionic breakthrough is on the horizon, and it all starts with mind control. On Wednesday, two separate announcements from two separate labs heralded the next generation in prosthetics -- a mind-controlled artificial limb. The post Mind-controlled artificial limbs signal the next generation of bionic prosthetics appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Google is developing an OS for the Internet of Things codenamed "Brillo." This should be announced next week at Google I/O. This marks an important step in Google entering the IOT market after purchasing Nest and other companies. The post Google is developing an OS for the Internet of Things appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Instead of using the standard lithium-ion cells that most drones rely on for power, the upcoming Hycopter drone uses hydrogen as its energy source. A working version is under development The post This hydrogen-powered drone can theoretically fly for four hours straight appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Focus is the first 3D printer specifically designed for easy transport. It's also compatible with an extremely wide range of materials and promises intuitive operation. For now, though, you can only snag one through Kickstarter. The post This portable 3D printer folds up like a briefcase appeared first on Digital Trends.

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New spy shots of a Volkswagen Golf R400 prototype have hit the interwebs. VW is currently testing the hot hatchback around the Nurburging, putting the five-door’s 395-ish-horsepower output to the test. The post When a hot hatch becomes a scorcher: see the Volkswagen Golf R400 prototype in the metal appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Rockstar Games has decided to take legal action against the BBC over its upcoming dramatization of Grand Theft Auto's creation, starring Daniel Radcliffe as Rockstar founder Sam Houser. The post Rockstar is suing the BBC over its making-of-GTA drama appeared first on Digital Trends.

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