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Netflix will finally allow users to download shows to watch offline, but there's a catch. On this week's podcast we're diving into that, plus looking at how Apple plans to use drones to enhance Maps. The post Trends with Benefits: Netflix lets you watch offline and Apple plans to map with drones appeared first on Digital Trends.

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What kind of hardware do you call in to help decommission an old nuclear power plant in England? If you're anything like the real-life decision makers, the answer is obvious -- a laser-wielding giant snake robot. The post Laser-shooting robot snake turns its wrath on English nuclear power station appeared first on Digital Trends.

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New Apple patents describe a smartwatch with a unique circular design capable of limb detection, or the ability to identify appendages. Apple has been reluctant to adopt a circular design so far, citing usability concerns The post The next Apple Watch? Latest patents describe a limb-detecting circular device appeared first on Digital Trends.

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By using a system of smart tags, FairwayIQ is able to make golf course operators and maintenance staff more efficient. Tagging golfers, caddies, carts, and more allows the operator to see an overhead view of what is going on in real time. The post FairwayIQ uses system of smart tags to help golfers avoid logjams on the links appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Have you ever spent all your time lining up your putting line, only to have the ball miss the hole? Thanks to a company based in Germany, that might be a thing of the past. What's the secret? Augmented reality. The post Improve your putting game with PuttView augmented reality appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Never miss another basket with Noah Basketball. By analyzing the shot arc and depth, players can hone in on the optimal shot and build up the muscle memory. Time to bring your team to victory. The post Always shoot the perfect basket with the brainy Noah Basketball appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Vinyl database and reseller Discogs will launch its first official mobile app in the first quarter of 2016. The new app will allow users to search the database, catalog their collections, and view marketplace pricing. The post Vinyl mecca Discogs updates mobile app, makes collecting easier than ever appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Researchers in the U.K. and Belgium found potentially “fatal” security vulnerabilities in medical devices like defibrillators that allowed hackers to steal sensitive healthcare data and alter the functions of the devices. The post Researchers find ‘fatal’ security flaws in 10 different medical devices appeared first on Digital Trends.

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PlayStation Vue and Sling TV have emerged as major competition to traditional cable, but which service is better? In order to help you find the best replacement for your cable subscription, we've put together this handy guide. The post Sling TV vs. PlayStation Vue: Which live TV streaming service should you subscribe to? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Virginia DMV Commissioner Richard D. Holcomb ruled that Tesla should not be blocked from opening a Richmond area dealership. Letters of interest from 11 regional dealers were disregarded as not showing actual availability, as required by law. The post Tesla gets authorization from the Virginia DMV to open a dealership appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Any security feature is only as good as the entire system that surrounds it, and Windows 10 has a weak link -- the operating system turns off Bitlocker during Feature Updates, aka upgrades, creating a potential exploit. The post Windows 10 Bitlocker can be bypassed during upgrades; Microsoft seeking fix appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Unnamed sources state that Asus, Gigabyte, MSI, and Lenovo are expected to reveal gaming notebooks packed with Nvidia's GTX 1050 graphics chip during the CES 2017 convention in January, alongside Intel's "Kaby Lake-H" processors. The post Gaming notebooks with Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 1050 may appear at CES 2017 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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To celebrate the launch of the 1.0 Ender update for Minecraft Pocket Edition and Windows 10, Microsoft and Mojang are adding in the original soundtrack, polar bears, and support for the Oculus Touch controllers to the mobile game. The post Minecraft Pocket Edition comes full circle (or square) with upcoming 1.0 update appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Much has happened in 'Star Trek' since the show made its initial debut in September of '66. Here are some of the highlights from each live-action series, including 'The Next Generation' and 'Voyager.' The post From time travel to Tribbles: Here are the best Star Trek episodes from every series appeared first on Digital Trends.

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PC gamers, your day of reckoning draws near. Steam's annual Winter Sale is due to launch a few days before Christmas, leaving a trail of ruined wallets and bloated PC gaming libraries in its wake. The post Gird your wallets: Steam’s Winter Sale is coming to take your money, again appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Republic Wireless is spinning off from its parent company. It's launching deals and discounts to celebrate the move, including a month of smartphone sales and six months of reduced plan prices. The post Republic Wireless marks its independence with offer of six months of free service appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Here's the first look at The Mummy, the upcoming reboot of the monster franchise that will star Tom Cruise and Sofia Boutella. It also ties in to a new cinematic universe featuring the classic Universal monsters. The post Tom Cruise is a believer in first footage from next year's reboot of 'The Mummy' appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Fujifilm's latest budget mirrorless offers a 100 percent view on the selfie screen -- but sacrifices the hot shoe slot and a few megapixels. The tilt screen also slides up so the camera doesn't block the screen while flipped forward. The post Fuji’s latest mirrorless boasts an unobstructed flip screen for selfie lovers appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Honda has revealed pricing for its all-new CR-V compact crossover. The base LX model starts at $24,945, up $200 from last year's car. The post Honda’s all-new CR-V gains a range of upgrades and will start at $24,945 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Earlier this week we got a live demo of JetPack Aviation's new JB-10 jetpack, and it totally blew our minds. After a few minutes of preflight checks, founder and chief pilot David Mayman lifted off from the back of a tugboat, ascended a few dozen feet, and then zipped across the Port of Long Beach […] The post DT Giveaway: A chance to fly with JetPack Aviation appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The recently-released Xbox One S and the upcoming "Project Scorpio" both support high-dynamic range, or HDR. Here is every game confirmed to support the new technology, including both current and upcoming titles. The post These Xbox One games will look better on your HDR TV appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Battlefield 1 is one of the best multiplayer shooters this year, but don't expect a sequel in 2017. EA has revealed that a Star Wars Battlefront sequel will release next year instead. The post Electronic Arts: Don’t expect a new Battlefield game in 2017 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The PogoCam features the convenience of a glasses-mounted camera without sacrificing style, all while potentially alleviating privacy concerns. It's not as fun or as simple as Snapchat Spectacles, but it could bring wearable tech to a new audience. The post PogoCam could make camera glasses more acceptable by making them modular appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Gears of War 4 initially launches with separate ecosystems for Xbox One and PC competitive players, but that might be about to change. A special cross-play test this weekend will bring the two player-bases together. The post ‘Gears of War 4’ lets you blast your buddies on Xbox and PC this weekend appeared first on Digital Trends.

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With naught more than a George Washington and a smartphone, you can experience 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue like never before. And it's all thanks to the White House's newest technological innovation -- this time involving virtual reality. The post 1600: Explore American history in VR with the White House’s newest app appeared first on Digital Trends.

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