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The White House has shot down a two year old petition that had called for the pardon of NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden, with the administration maintaining its hard line stance on the issue. The post The White House rejects petition to pardon Edward Snowden appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Danny Benedettelli's next step in his Cyclops project is a functional robot which he can wirelessly control by wearing an exoskeleton made up of Legos. The post Watch this guy control his Lego robot by moving around in a Lego exoskeleton appeared first on Digital Trends.

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If you want a new look for your Android phone, but don't want to get caught up with a ton of customization, then take a look at Arrow. It's a new launcher from Microsoft that displays the stuff that matters. The post Microsoft’s Arrow launcher for Android is super simple and elegant appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Cortana, Microsoft's digital voice assistant, is one of the biggest additions to Windows 10. Here's a handy guide on how to set up Cortana, train it to your voice, and customize it to your liking. The post How to use and customize Cortana in Windows 10 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Rachel McAdams has confirmed that she's in early talks to play the female lead in Marvel's Doctor Strange. The upcoming superhero flick, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, is due in theaters on Nov. 4, 2016. The post Rachel McAdams may launch into the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Doctor Strange appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Good news: Jesse Pinkman's house from Breaking Bad is on sale. Better news! There was never actually a meth lab in the basement. That's probably why it will cost you $1.6 million. The post Yo, you can now own Jesse Pinkman’s house for $1.6 million appeared first on Digital Trends.

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As a college student every penny counts! Luckily, Amazon is offering a free 6-month trial -- plus 50 percent off the normal Amazon Prime fee, to new Amazon Student members. The post Back to School: Free 6 Month Amazon Student Trial appeared first on Digital Trends.

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T-Mobile's latest Un-carrier Amped announcement saw Apple Music join its Music Freedom program and Jump On Demand customers get a free next-gen iPhone swap until the end of 2015. The post T-Mobile announces support for Apple Music and a free trade-up to the next-gen iPhone appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Scientists at Osaka University in Japan have reportedly fired the world's most powerful laser beam. Researchers used the university's massive, 300-foot LFEX machine to blast out a 2 petawatt burst -- allegedly the most energetic burst ever achieved. The post Japanese university sets world record with an insane 2 quadrilion-watt laser burst appeared first on Digital Trends.

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BoJack Horseman will not be riding into the sunset. At the Television Critic's Association summer press tour Netflix announced the return of BoJack, and provided updates and premier dates for several other series, including Aziz Ansari's new sitcom. The post Netflix renews BoJack Horseman for round 3, slates Aziz Ansari sitcom for November appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Stellight is one wolverine-tough bike light that might be made of better material than your bike. Via a dedicated app, you can program its six LEDs individually to make unique patterns, share them, and download more from Stellight Web. The post Stellight lets you customize your bike light patterns appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Are you looking for new adventure games, match-three puzzle games, or MMORPG games to play on your Android device? Here's our list of the top 5 best Android games you need to play this week. The post Top 5 best Android games you need to play this week appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Razer is reportedly denying Ouya developers thousands of dollars in promised payouts earned via the million-dollar Free the Games Fund. The post Razer allegedly backing out of promised payouts for Ouya’s Free the Games Fund appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Olsen Twins may still join the Fuller House renunion, according to Netflix Chief Content Officer, Ted Sarandos. The Hollywood dealmaker extraordinaire speaks about the twins rumors, Arrested Development, Adam Sandler, and more at recent TCA panel. The post Netflix chief talks Olsen Twins rumors, Arrested Development, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Diane Keaton and Jude Law will both star in an upcoming HBO series called The Young Pope, with Law in the title role of a Pope struggling with his faith, and Keaton as an American nun living in Vatican City. The post Diane Keaton, Jude Law to star in HBO’s The Young Pope appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Windows 10 scores a major victory for desktop users with a hoard of handy new features, but Microsoft still has work to do on the touchscreen experience. The post Windows 10 restores the desktop to dominance, but Cortana and Edge need work appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Windows 10 is Microsoft’s chance to redeem itself after the failure of Windows 8 and its touch-centric interface. Has the company managed to reverse course, or has it dug itself into an even deeper hole? The post Long live the desktop! Microsoft regains the keyboard and mouse crown appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Microsoft made desktop users unhappy with Windows 8, and hopes that 10 will atone for the company’s sins. It also has to continue support for tablets, 2-in-1s and touchscreen monitors. Can the company walk that tight-rope? The post Despite improvements, Windows tablets remain second-class appeared first on Digital Trends.

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New features can sometimes detract from raw performance, and Windows 10 has plenty of them. Do they slow the new operating system down, or is it still lean and mean? The post Gamers rejoice! Windows 10 adds features without killing framerates appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Windows 10 isn’t just a new coat of paint. It offers several new features, like Cortana and the Edge web browser, that are meant to take Microsoft’s operating system into a new era of cross-platform compatibility. But do they succeed? The post Cortana and Edge take the shine off Microsoft’s excellent OS appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Microsoft offers easy, integrated cloud services with Windows 10, but it may leave advanced users wanting more control over their data and apps. The post Windows 10 bakes OneDrive into the warm, familiar crust of File Explorer appeared first on Digital Trends.

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There’s a new pricing and distribution model for Windows 10, but it’s likely that very few outside of enterprise situations will need to pay at all. The post The era of paid OS upgrades ends with Windows 10 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Windows didn’t keep up with rapidly increasing monitor resolution, and the result is ugly, aliased text and images in many menus as recently as Windows 8.1. Does Windows 10 fix it, or does Microsoft’s operating system still prefer 1080p? The post To 4K, and beyond: Windows 10 nails UltraHD displays appeared first on Digital Trends.

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If you’ve encountered some unwelcome surprises with your new smartphone then we may be able to help. Here’s our roundup of Samsung Galaxy S5 problems with advice on tackling them. The post 25 problems with Samsung’s Galaxy S5, and how to solve them appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Publisher 2K Games today confirmed the existence of Mafia 3, a long-anticipated sequel in its open-world crime drama series. The post Mafia 3 confirmed, more details coming at Gamescom appeared first on Digital Trends.

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