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After months of rumors, Alicia Vikander has been cast as Lara Croft in the upcoming big screen adaptation of Tomb Raider. The post Alicia Vikander takes over for Angelina Jolie in the new Tomb Raider reboot appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Sony's PlayStation Network outperformed all of Nintendo this past financial year, hauling in nearly $4.9 billion in revenue. The post PSN made more revenue than all of Nintendo in most recent financial year appeared first on Digital Trends.

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There's a first time for everything, including a National Geographic Channel scripted series. An anthology drama, Genius will be executive produced by Brian Grazer, with Ron Howard set to direct the premiere episode. The post Ron Howard and Brian Grazer on board for Nat Geo’s first scripted series, Genius appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Moshi's iGlaze Luxe iPhone 6 and 6S case combines an aluminum bumper with a clear acrylic back panel for added protection. We tried the case out to see just how well it protects the iPhone. The post Give your iPhone 6 or 6S military-grade drop protection with this metal bumper case appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Wish you knew if an app had ads before downloading it? Well, now you can, thanks to these new labels that Google is using on the Google Play Store. The labels appear right next to the separate labels that tell you if an app has in-app purchases. The post Ads begone! The Google Play Store will now warn you if an app has ads appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Whether faced with a roadside emergency or simply a dying electronic device, Weego may have what it takes to keep you powered up. The post Weego Heavy Duty Jump Starter Battery+ review appeared first on Digital Trends.

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SpaceX won an $83 million GPS satellite launch contract from the US Air Force on Wednesday. The contract covers Falcon 9 construction and operations, and brings an end to the decade-old Lockheed and Boeing monopoly on all military space launches. The post SpaceX wins $83M Air Force satellite launch contract, ending Lockheed/Boeing monopoly appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Environmental Protection Agency has officially given Tesla's facelifted Model S 90D a 303-mile range, pushing past the 300-mile threshold for the first time. Critics may have to look for new arguments against using an EV as the main form of transportation. The post Range anxiety, reduced: Tesla’s new Model S pushes past 300 miles per charge appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Inspired by his disabled friend's difficulty with using technology, Mehmet Nemo created Glassouse, a wearable device that lets users control a cursor without using their hands. The post Glassouse wants to be the ultimate mouse replacement for handicapped PC owners appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Developed by engineers at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Konsberg Maritime, and Statoil, Eelume, the snake-like robot, will live on the ocean floor and help maintain deep sea equipment. The post This eerie, snake-like robot is designed to swim around and fix equipment on the ocean floor appeared first on Digital Trends.

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We've come a long way since the 1970s, both in terms of our political relations with China and in terms of technology, and now, one interaction designer has created an augmented reality tool that can take your pingpong game to the next level. The post A German designer's AR pingpong table reacts to every shot appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Liam Hemsworth and Woody Harrelson played two of Katniss Everdeen's biggest supporters in the Hunger Games franchise, but now they'll be the ones possibly fighting to the death in the upcoming Western The Duel. The post Gritty new trailer for The Duel sets up Liam Hemsworth-Woody Harrelson showdown appeared first on Digital Trends.

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For Episode 80: April 28, 2016 we ask the question: Do we need a selfie drone? What about drone delivery on a golf course? Or mind controlled drone racing? Also, Elon Musk is sending a rocket to mars in 2018. The post Livestream: Trends with Benefits podcast appeared first on Digital Trends.

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BlackBerry isn't dead yet! The company may be readying two new Android smartphones for release later this year. Here's everything we know about the devices, what they look like, and what they can do. The post BlackBerry 'Hamburg' and 'Rome' rumors, news, price, release date, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Walking Dead fans know Negan, the latest villain to be introduced in the post-apocalyptic world. But who was he before the infected began roaming the Earth? The answer might surprise you. The post Who was The Walking Dead’s Negan before the apocalypse? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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We were impressed by Crytek's rock-climbing VR title The Climb when we checked it out back in December, and now it's out, and looking more impressive than ever, with leaderboards, day/night cycle, and ghost racing. The post Crytek’s The Climb drops onto the Oculus Store from dizzying heights appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Rick Osterloh, former president of Motorola, is now senior vice president at Google and will report directly to CEO Sundar Pichai. Osterloh will lead a new hardware division at Google, and will be in charge of Google's Nexus program. The post Google hires former Motorola president to head new hardware division appeared first on Digital Trends.

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After working closely with its users, Philips has finally updated the user interface and available features native to its companion smartphone application for the Hue 2.0 smart lighting system. The post Philips turns to its Hue 2.0 user base before rolling out a much-needed app update appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A new report claims that Google is in the late stages of technical partnership negotiations with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Google may offer to self its self-driving tech to the Italian automaker. The post Google may join forces with Fiat Chrysler to bring its self-driving cars to market appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Millennials love Netflix, but just how much may surprise you. New data shows that the 18-24 demo's four favorite TV shows of the fall season were all created by the Internet TV network. The post Sign of what’s to come: 4 most popular shows for millennials are all on Netflix appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell has signed a three-game deal with Dutch developer Spil Games to make his "mobile-first" game debut, the studio announced Wednesday. The post Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell turns to mobile with Spil Games appeared first on Digital Trends.

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In apparent appeasement to its drivers, Uber is testing shorter request cancellation time and new wait time charges. Under the pilot program, ride requests must be cancelled within two minutes and riders are charged if more than two minutes late. The post Uber riders: don’t be late, or it will cost you appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Publisher Square Enix details Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's backing narrative in a new trailer that focuses on cybernetic protagonist Adam Jensen's role in an Interpol-led counter-terrorist force. The post Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Collector’s Edition detailed appeared first on Digital Trends.

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If you're looking at getting your first smartwatch, you may want to hold off for a few more months -- Xiaomi will be releasing its first smartwatch later this year. Here's everything we know about the device. The post Xiaomi Mi Smartwatch news and rumors appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Radio Disney has teamed up with immersive virtual reality company IM360 to live-stream the red carpet of the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards a day before it airs on Disney Channel. This marks the first time a red carpet has streamed in VR before TV. The post Red carpet preview: Virtual reality comes to 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards appeared first on Digital Trends.

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