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Display maker AOC said that its AGON line of monitors for PC gaming is now available in the United States. Both are 27-inch panels with high resolutions packing technology to reduce image tearing, stuttering, and input lag. Prices start at $600. The post Display maker AOC now offering its two AGON gaming monitors in the United States appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Getting some malware to do its thing on a virtual machine is a godsend for security researchers, but that may not be something they can enjoy for long, as we're now seeing malware that can detect where it is and shut down if it knows you're watching. The post Malware can now detect virtual machines, and then go dark like a Cold War spy appeared first on Digital Trends.

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During BlackBerry's second quarter 2016 earnings call in late September, the company confirmed what was widely expected: it would no longer manufacture its own smartphones, instead pivoting focus toward software. The post BlackBerry to stop making its own smartphones, will outsource production appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Despite lingering doubts about the broader utility of quantum annealers as opposed to universal quantum computers, D-Wave's new 2,000-qubit processor is an achievement in its own right. The post D-Wave claims that its latest quantum system is 1,000 times faster than its predecessor appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Mozilla launched on Wednesday three new experiments for its Test Pilot program for Firefox. These include a screenshot tool and a picture-in-picture tool. The company is also bringing Tracking Protection to the main browsing window. The post Mozilla’s Test Pilot gains three new experiments – we gave them a try appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A new study by researchers at Rice University analyzed millions of posts on social media in Beijing to find out whether microblogging can double as a proxy measurement system for airborne pollution. The post Social media posts can help predict pollution in some of the world’s biggest cities appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Publisher Ubisoft has purchased casual games studio Ketchapp, creator of the popular Threes clone 2048 and other hit mobile apps, as it continues its attempts to fend off a hostile Vivendi takeover. The post Ubisoft acquires creative studio behind popular ‘Threes’ clone ‘2048’ appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Summer may have officially come to a close, but T-Mobile is looking for ways to extend those fleeting, joyous months -- at least, by way of your phone bill. It is offering free data throughout Europe and South America. The post Haven’t taken your vacation yet? T-Mobile is offering free data for when you do appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A drone love story, shot entirely by autonomous drones? That's the premise behind a new film debuting at the London Film Festival next weekend and while the drone love story may be science fiction, the automated drone cinematography is not. The post Look Ma, no hands! This sci-fi film was shot entirely with drones on autopilot appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Narrative Clip, one of the pioneers of the idea of lifelogging (capturing and recording your life automatically), has notified customers that the company has filed for a voluntary dissolution -- they are closing up shop. The post Lifelogging pioneer The Narrative Clip to shutter over financial troubles appeared first on Digital Trends.

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GoTenna, a Brooklyn-based hardware startup, is out with its second product -- GoTenna Mesh. The device is on Kickstarter today, and it lets you communicate with another GoTenna user even when there's no cell signal. The post No cell service? GoTenna Mesh keeps you connected in a pinch appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Microsoft appears to be prepping a new protective case and collapsible keyboard combo for its mobile devices, according to images published by the U.S. patent office earlier this week. The post Patent reveals design of Microsoft’s new collapsible keyboard for ‘computing device’ appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Computer scientists and electrical engineers at the University of Washington have found that passwords can be transmitted through the human body to a device rather than over the air where they’re vulnerable to interception. The post Close to the vest: Researchers devise way to transfer passwords through your body appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Nissan's ProPilot Chair applies the lane keeping and collision avoidance technology from autonomous cars to chairs in waiting lines. Take a seat and your chair will keep you in the queue while you read, chat, or nap. The post Nissan’s self-driving chair lets you snooze or schmooze while waiting in line appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Hello Games and Valve are currently under investigation by the U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority for potentially misrepresenting No Man's Sky. Complaints include missing features and reduced graphical quality. The post U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority is investigating ‘No Man’s Sky’ developer appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Sony has confirmed the dates and venue for this year's PlayStation Experience event, where fans will be able to go hands-on with new hardware like PlayStation VR and the PlayStation 4 Pro. The post Sony announces dates and venue for PlayStation Experience 2016 event appeared first on Digital Trends.

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We took a close look at a high-end GTX 1060 from Zotac. Though its performance was great, the price was hard to tolerate, given its increase over the base MSRP. And the GTX 1060 isn't the only card to suffer the problem. The post Close to the Metal Ep. 14: GTX 1060 review, and what’s up with video card prices? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Amazon’s Fire TV Stick was already a great option for cord cutters on a budget, but with a new update adding an Alexa-powered remote, it looks even better, especially since it’s keeping the $40 price tag. The post Amazon’s updated Fire TV Stick bumps up the speed and adds an Alexa-powered remote appeared first on Digital Trends.

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BMW will enter the FIA World Endurance Championship, which includes the 24 Hours of Le Mans, in 2018. It will mark BMW's first appearance at the legendary endurance race since 2011. The post After a seven-year absence, BMW will return to Le Mans in 2018 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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New reports suggest that Destiny 2 will have very little in common with the original game, and for the first time, it will also be on PC. An industry insider also suggests the game will take players to Saturn. The post Report: ‘Destiny 2’ to bear little resemblance to the original game, will hit PC appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Apple's long-awaited iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are finally here, but how do they stack up to HTC's top-of-the-line HTC 10? We conduct an in-depth comparison of the flagship handsets to find out which excels in terms of hardware and software. The post HTC 10 vs. iPhone 7 : Is great audio more important than exceptional cameras? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Forget headsets and special glasses. Volume, a new type of 3D computer display, lets you view 3D objects and scenes with a group. The initial release, intended primarily for developers, works with current 3D and 2D creation tools. The post Experience 3D without headgear or funny glasses with Volume by Looking Glass appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Rosetta probe has spent the past 784 days orbiting comet 67P, broadcasting images and data back to Earth to let us know more about the composition of comets, but its watch is over and it will crash land on Friday. The post Rosetta orbiter will end mission this Friday, crash land on the comet it has been studying appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Lose pounds or just get in shape with the best iPhone health and fitness apps. From tools for tracking calories to workout companions and even a sleep monitor app to make waking up easier. The post Best iPhone fitness apps appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App Store. The post Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time appeared first on Digital Trends.

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