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Perhaps ideal for anyone that's interested in tracking fitness goals, the Microsoft Band is a new fitness tracker from the Redmond-based company that looks somewhat similar to Samsung's Gear Fit. The post Microsoft Band fitness wearable leaks on Mac App Store appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Panasonic is following up the launch earlier this year of its durable 5-inch Toughpad phablets with a 7-inch version. The new super-rugged tablet, which is aimed primarily at workers in harsh environments, will land in February with a $1299 price tag. The post Super-rugged 7-inch Toughpad tablet announced by Panasonic appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Lenovo added a slew of new Yoga Tablets and here comes one more. Lenovo announces the new Windows 13-inch Yoga Tablet 2 with an Intel Atom processor and Quad HD screen. The post Who needs a PC? Lenovo’s new 13-inch Windows Yoga Tablet 2 can do it all appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Streaming sticks are so fully featured and capable now, it would be fair to wonder if there's any need for a set-top box at all. It turns out, set-top boxes still have their place, so we compiled this list of pros and cons to help you figure out which is right for you. The post Tiny streaming sticks are striking it big, but should you really go small? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Microsoft's next version of Office, likely dubbed Microsoft Office 16 or 2016, could debut in the second half of 2015 with a few updates and aesthetic tweaks. The post Ready for a new Office experience? Microsoft is, with a tentative release set for late 2015 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Audi is ditching command wheels in favor of touchscreen interfaces for its infotainment, and that got us thinking. Despite seeming newer and more high tech, are touchscreens actually better? As it happens they actually might not be. The post Road Rave: Why touchscreens are killing the center console command wheel appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A lucky customer in San Diego, California recently had a Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse delivered to him. Luckily, a photographer named Spencer Berke was there to document to unwrapping process. The post Not a scratch! Take a look inside Bugatti’s Grand Sport Vitesse delivery process appeared first on Digital Trends.

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HP’s Sprout is an ambitious desktop PC with a built-in 3D scanner and touch mat, which make it more intuitive to create and design on your desktop. The post Hands on: HP’s Sprout wants to be your 3D creation station appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Joining the existing iOS and Android apps, SmartThings' new Windows Phone application opens up the platform to an even wider population of smart-home enthusiasts. The post SmartThings adds Windows Phone support to its home automation hub appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Unidentified hackers have breached the the White House computer network. Russians are suspected. The post White House down: Unidentified hackers breach US government computer security appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Alpine has released its first CarPlay receiver, the iLX-007. Retailing for $800, the iLX-007 is available in North American Markets, features a 7-inch touchscreen, and is compatible with the iPhone 5 and newer. The post Alpine premiers iLX-007 Apple CarPlay receiver, costs $800 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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LG's latest 31-inch 4K monitor is impressive from a specification standpoint, but also fairly expensive. Find out how impressive and pricey here. The post LG’s newest 31-inch 4K monitor promises to fulfill the fantasies of any graphic artist appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Poynt aims to be the payment terminal for the future. It supports all kinds of payments from EMV cards, regular credit cards, NFC, QR codes, Bitcoin, and more. Poynt is available for preorder for $300 and should ship in 2015. The post Cash, card, or phone? Whatever, Poynt payment terminal lets you pay any way you want appeared first on Digital Trends.

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This futuristic sonic rocket offers a host of features to fill your room with sound, including high-res audio compatibility, multi-zone capabilities, and an app that uses your phone's microphone to adjust the audio to suit speaker's environment. The post This space-age wireless speaker aims to blast your room with 360 degrees of audio awesome appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Reddit has entered the crowdfunding space with Redditmade. While specifically geared towards subreddits that want to make official merchandise, anyone with a Reddit account can launch their own campaign. The post Reddit dips its toe into crowdfunding with Redditmade appeared first on Digital Trends.

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After a somewhat-botched first attempt, OnePlus will launch its pre-order system for a second time on November 17. No word on how much time people will have to place a pre-order for the OnePlus One. The post Second time could be the charm for OnePlus One pre-orders on November 17 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Apple Pay competitor CurrentC, which is backed by the MCX merchants coalition, has already been hacked. The email addresses of early testers were stolen. The app also has terrible reviews on the app stores, thanks to angry NFC fans. The post Apple Pay competitor CurrentC just got hacked — How do you like them Apples? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Warranty Direct has revealed what it thinks is the U.K.’s ‘nightmare’ car. To do so, the company compiled the vehicles with the worst performance by category and smashed them together, creating a monstrosity we’re glad we’ll never see on the road. The post Warranty Direct’s ‘nightmare’ car is the automotive version of Frankenstein’s monster. Is your car a donor? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Star Wars Battlefront, a revival of the beloved series announced at E3 earlier this year, has been given a Holiday 2015 release window, EA confirmed via Twitter. The post It’s not a trap! Star Wars: Battlefront slated for holiday 2015 release appeared first on Digital Trends.

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In addition to pulling double duty as a microwave and a convection oven, MAID understands voice commands, gestures, and can connect to your smartphone for remote operation. The post MAID is a smart microwave/convection oven hybrid you can control with your voice appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Ricoh launched a new version of its 360-degree camera, the Theta. It now comes in four colors, and can capture 3-minute 360-degree videos. Also announced is a new software development kit for third-party apps. The post Ricoh gets in forefront of 360-degree panorama trend with new Theta camera appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Serialized movies are coming out every year like TV shows, and TV shows are pushing creative boundaries like only movies used to. The line between the two is clearly blurring, but why? And what does it mean for viewers? The post TV and movies are melting into the same thing, and tech is stirring the pot appeared first on Digital Trends.

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It's time to get your credit card out, because Google's all-new Nexus 6 smartphone has gone up for pre-order through the Google Play online store. The massive phone will appeal to many due to it coming with the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop software. The post Credit cards at the ready — Google’s all-new Nexus 6 goes up for pre-order appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Dying Light is no longer coming to PS3 and Xbox 360, developer Techland announced. The zombie survival game will be released solely on Xbox One, PS4 and PC in February, 2015. The post Dying Light canceled for PS3 and Xbox 360, still on track for January 2015 release appeared first on Digital Trends.

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New rules proposed by FCC chairman Tom Wheeler could help provide wide access to programming for TV on the Web, opening the gateway to the cord-cutter vision of true a la carte live TV. The post Changes to old-school FCC rules could level the playing field for Internet TV appeared first on Digital Trends.

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