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Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick, the designers behind Maniac Mansion have launched a Kickstarter campaign for a new game, Thimbleweed Park, which looks like a long-lost LucasArts classic. The post Maniac Mansion creators want to take you back to 1987 with a new point-and-click appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The LEGO Movie directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller revealed that Star Wars android R2-D2 was almost a major character in the movie alongside Batman. The post How much more awesome would The Lego Movie have been with R2-D2 in it? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Honda new HR-V is making its official debut at the 2014 LA Auto Show, and the Fit-based crossover wedges in below the CR-V in the brand’s range. The HR-V features a 138-horsepower engine, available all-wheel drive, and configurable ‘Magic Seats.’ The post Honda’s 2016 HR-V is a well-rounded ‘hi-rider’ without the big footprint appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Finished the first act of Dragon Age: Inquisition, but not sure what to do next? Check out our guide for some tips on party-building, crafting, and more. The post You’re in charge now, so what’s next? Tips to help your Dragon Age: Inquisition mid-game appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Bungie has released a free trial/demo version of Destiny so anyone who's on the fence can it a try before taking the plunge into the massively multiplayer shooter. The post Now you can play Destiny for free, at least for a little while appeared first on Digital Trends.

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In addition to a temperature sensor embedded in the center of the pan, Pantelligent is also equipped with a Bluetooth LE radio in the handle, so it can relay temperature data to your phone or tablet. The post This idiot-proof frying pan uses sensors to help you cook like a pro appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Good news, Twitterers; you can now search through each and every public tweet sent since 2006. The post How to search through every public tweet sent since 2006 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Billy Bragg claims Taylor Swift's move from Spotify has less to do with her stance against the devaluation of music, and more to do with a deal to be the lead artist for Google's new streaming service, Music Key. Swift reps have denied the claim. The post Is Taylor Swift taking a stand against Spotify, or spouting propaganda for Google? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Grove Labs uses hydroponics and an aquarium-powered ecosystem for an indoor home garden that grows all kinds of fruits and vegetables no matter what the weather is like outside. The post Hydroponics go beyond weed for these indoor home gardens appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Samsung looks to innovative tech to stay relevant. Its latest idea is a foldable smartphone that fits in your pocket. The phone would fold in half and could arrive as early as 2015. The post Samsung wants to make a phone you can fold up and put in your pocket appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Christopher Nolan has written a prequel comic for Interstellar that tells the story of an earlier mission through the wormhole, illustrated by Sean Murphy. The post You can read Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar prequel comic online now appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The 2016 Mazda6 isn't dramatically different from well-received 2014 model, but it does include some upgrades for tech-happy buyers, along with the same appealing styling and mechanicals. The post 2016 Mazda6 conceals tech upgrades beneath subtly-tweaked styling appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Alongside its little brother, the 2016 CX-3, the 2016 Mazda CX-5 arrived at the 2014 LA Auto Show with some minor changes that will carry it through the second half of its life cycle. The post While little brother CX-3 hogs the limelight, Mazda’s 2016 CX-5 arrives with minor changes appeared first on Digital Trends.

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In a clever use of the day 1 patch, Far Cry 4's director informed PC players complaining about missing field of vision controls that it's because they pirated the game. The post Having trouble with Far Cry 4’s field of view controls? You’re probably a pirate appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Surface Pro 3 is versatile, powerful and portable, but it can't be used as an all-in-one. HP's latest Envy x2 convertibles can. Here's their full story. The post Laptop? All-in-one? Tablet? HP’s Core M-powered Envy x2 hybrids are all that and more appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Chevrolet has announced the Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo concept at the 2014 LA Auto Show. The concept celebrates the Chaparral racing franchise’s 15th anniversary and features a radical laser propulsion system. The post Chevy’s Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo pays homage to an iconic racecar … with lasers appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Barnes & Noble added a new Nook Audiobooks app to its Android app selection. The app is free and comes with two free audiobook downloads. B&N says an iOS version will arrive in spring 2015. The post B&N tempts you to pick up its new Nook Audiobook app with two free audiobooks appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Samsung will offer video streaming to select Galaxy smartphones with its new Milk Video app. The app aggregates content from several popular video channels and is currently ad-free. The post Watch videos for free with Samsung’s YouTube competitor Milk Video appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Google is cracking down on Android TV apps, screening them before they get into the Play Store to ensure they work seamlessly with the system, and are compatible with things like the D-pad and Gamepad. The post Google plans to police apps for Android TV appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Audi Prologue concept previews Audi's next design direction, as well as a host of convenience and drivetrain tech. It also shows what an S-Class Coupe rival from the four-ringed brand could be like. The post Audi’s Prologue concept previews next-generation styling and tech appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Stance from Kenu is a lightweight and compact tripod for iPhones with Lightning connectors, useful for photography and FaceTime calls. It also functions as a kickstand and a bottle opener. The post Kenu’s Stance is a mini tripod for iPhones, but moonlights as a beer bottle opener appeared first on Digital Trends.

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For 2016, Jaguar is mixing up its latest sports car, the F-TYPE with all-wheel drive and a manual transmission. In addition to the hand-shifted gearbox, Jag has also bolted up an electric power steering system and added the uproarious 550-horsepower to the Convertible model. The post Jaguar’s 2016 F-Type brings optional AWD, manuals trans, faster convertible appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Acer has a relatively inexpensive new Windows 8.1 laptop to challenge Chromebooks with stateside. Here's all you need to know about the TravelMate B115. The post Acer joins Chromebook-slaying movement with new Windows 8.1-powered TravelMate appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Nexus 6 is now available to buy directly from Google, plus with AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. We've got all the details on the device, plus news on how much the big new phone will cost. The post You can now buy a Nexus 6 at AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint: Here’s everything we know appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Google's Chrome, the second most used desktop browser in the world, has just received a major update, with 64-bit support for Mac OS X added in the mix. The post Chrome browser does the 64-bit dance at last on Mac OS X appeared first on Digital Trends.

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