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Dish Network's Sling TV begins its launch tonight, bringing live TV channels like ESPN, CNN, and Disney channels to viewers via the Internet. We went hands on to find out how well it works. The post We tried Sling TV, and if you hate cable and love sports, you should too appeared first on Digital Trends.

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AT&T announced it acquired Mexican carrier Nextel Mexico for almost $2 billion. Purchasing the carrier allows AT&T to be one step closer to creating the first-ever North American Mobile Service area, which hopes to cover over 400 million subscribers. The post AT&T’s Mexican adventure continues with its purchase of Nextel Mexico appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Renault has announced that the name of its upcoming crossover SUV will be the Kadjar. Built to take on cars like the Skoda Yeti and Nissan Qashqai, the Kadjar could be an evolution of the design language showcased in the smaller Renault Captur. The post Renault says upcoming crossover SUV will be called the Kadjar, means ‘agile quad’ appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Sony has auctioned off the first 20th Anniversary Edition PS4s released last year, bringing in about $129,000 from one very dedicated, Japanese fan. The post The first numbered 20th Anniversary PS4 sells for more than $100K appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Speaking at the launch of the Discovery Sport in Iceland, project chief Murray Dietsch quashed suggestions that the Discovery would get see an SVR version added to the lineup. He did however intimate that a “home-brand” upgrade could follow, suggesting a boosted output of the current engine. The post Don’t wait for the Land Rover Discovery Sport SRV, it isn’t coming appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Snowed in this week by that vengeful snowstorm Juno? There's no better time to brew up some hot chocolate and settle down with a new game. The post New games and remastered classics are just what your snow day needs appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Dracula Untold star Luke Evans is the latest actor to exit the long-delayed reboot of the 1994 film The Crow, based on James O'Barr's comic book series. The post Luke Evans becomes the latest actor to drop out of The Crow reboot appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Panasonic's Toughbook 31 is among the leaders in laptops designed for people who need a device that can take a beating, and the company has just announced an updated version that features some notable changes. The post Panasonic’s rough-and-tumble Toughbook 31 now has an 18-hour battery appeared first on Digital Trends.

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According to a source, Ford’s new 2016 Shelby GT350R Mustang may have set a Nürburgring lap time faster than its rival the Chevrolet Camaro Z/28. The claim has gone as of yet unconfirmed, but if true, it would be a considerable win for Ford and Mustang fans. The post Ford’ 2016 Shelby GT350R rumored to have trounced the Chevy Z/28’s ‘Ring record appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Facebook is turning its attention to developing mobile markets. Facebook Lite is a portal that runs on the weaker, cheaper hardware ubiquitous overseas. The post Facebook Lite sets its sights on the next billion users in Asia and Latin America appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Two thieves were caught after incriminating selfies popped up in the victim's iCloud account. The police used the images and other intel from social media to nab the thieves. The post iCloud does it again! iPad thieves foiled by incriminating selfies appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Australian startup Forcite has recently unveiled some teaser info about its upcoming Alpine Smart Helmet -- a ski helmet built with an integrated 1080p camera, speakers, headlights, wireless connectivity, and a laundry list of other tech. The post Leave the GoPro behind: This ski helmet shoots video, tracks performance, and plays music appeared first on Digital Trends.

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French automaker Peugeot has revealed the RCZ R Bimota special edition. Part of a collaboration with Italian motorcycle manufacturer Bimota, the RCZ looks great and boasts 304 horsepower from its 1.6-liter engine. The post Peugeot enlists Italian sportbike manufacturer Bimota to make this beautiful RCZ R appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Police asked Waze to turn off the cop-tracking feature in its maps app, so as to protect officers and ensure the app isn't used to circumvent the law. Waze says the feature is safe. The post Police ask Google to turn off Waze “police stalker” feature appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A new partnership between the NFL and Google will see a dedicated NFL channel on the video streaming site, with daily updated content, and search integration. The post The NFL and Google make nice, partner up for an official YouTube channel appeared first on Digital Trends.

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SkyMall filed for bankruptcy, which prompted a flood of articles making fun of some its more ridiculous products. But the in-flight magazine had some things we'd totally have bought. Maybe. The post 10 SkyMall Products We Wouldn’t Mind Having in the House appeared first on Digital Trends.

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HP has an impressive 13.3-inch convertible laptop in the pipeline, it seems, with Intel Broadwell inside and a 2,560 x 1,440 pix resolution touchscreen. The post HP Spectre 13 x360 breaks cover online, mates flexible hinge with 5th-gen Intel processors appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Elio Motors, a Louisiana-based automotive startup, has been forced to push back production of its debut vehicle due to lack of finances. The Vehicle is a three-wheeled two-seater powered by a 55 hp three-cylinder engine meant to get up to 84 mpg. The post Elio’s sub-$7K 3-wheeler reportedly at least a year from production appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A casting call for Marvel Studios' upcoming film Captain America: Civil War reveals the role Inglourious Basterds actor Daniel Bruhl will play in the film. The post Casting call confirms Daniel Bruhl’s villainous role in Captain America: Civil War appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The New England Patriots are destined to win this upcoming weekend's Super Bowl XLIX 28-24 against the Seattle Seahawks, according to EA Sports' simulation run in Madden NFL 2015. The post The New England Patriots win the Super Bowl! That’s Madden 2015’s prediction, at any rate appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Boomio's music-sharing app aims to make listening to music social again, while helping artists monetize their music and connect with fans. The post Friend-source your next playlist with Boomio, a music-sharing app appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Bill 'The Science Guy' Nye attempts to debunk the New England Patriots' under-inflated ball defense, but ignores basic physics in response to ABC News The post Is Bill Nye ignoring science in his Deflategate teardown because he’s a Seahawks fan? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A hotel valet reviewing cars entrusted to him by customers has been outed by forum posters, leading to the channel shutting down and the loss of his job. The last video was of a BMW M4 where the parking attendant cruises around the garage, struggling to point out features of the vehicle. The post Valet ‘reviews’ a customer’s BMW M4 on video … and gets sent packing appeared first on Digital Trends.

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From 300-foot superyachts to Mick Jagger's tropical villa, there are plenty of crazy vacation rentals on the market. Check out our list of the 10 most unusual places that are actually available for rent. The post The 10 most absurd vacation rentals, from Jagger’s villa to Branson’s village appeared first on Digital Trends.

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As graphics gurus from The Tech Report have found, the Nvida GTX 970 only uses 3.5GB of its advertised 4GB when running low end applications and non-AA graphical powerhouses. Nvidia's response? "Don't worry about it." The post GTX 970 only uses 3.5GB of memory instead of 4GB? “Woops”, says Nvidia appeared first on Digital Trends.

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