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Also: Good luck getting a Jet Black iPhone 7, and Snapchat turns into Snap Inc. as it debuts some funky fresh camera-equipped sunglasses. For real. The post Roku rolls out new streaming boxes for cable-cutters, takes aim at Chromecast appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Shortcut is a 3D-printed smart wristband, which works in conjunction with hand prostheses as a mouse substitute for amputees without the use of their hands. The post 3D-printed smart wristband could help amputees use computers appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Drake's fourth studio album 'Views' is the first album to receive one billion streams on Apple Music. Drake posted a picture on Instagram of a plaque commemorating the achievement. The post Apple CEO Tim Cook rewards Drake for reaching one billion streams appeared first on Digital Trends.

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AMD has recently been Apple's go-to supplier for advanced graphics chips — but new job postings being circulated by Nvidia suggest that company's biggest rival might be offering some competition. The post Job listings hint that Apple may once again source graphics chips from Nvidia appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Google is rumored to soon introduce a refresh to the 2015 Chromecast. It's called the Chromecast Ultra, and it costs double the price of the old one. It's expected to support 4K streaming with HDR support. The post Everything you need to know about Google’s rumored Chromecast Ultra appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Recent rumors suggest that Oculus VR is working with MSI on a backpack PC. The collaboration will likely produce a VR One unit supporting the Rift headset rather than a completely new backpack PC. The post Oculus wants MSI to offer a backpack PC supporting the Rift appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Mazda's folding-hardtop MX-5 RF has been priced from $33,850 for the Launch Edition model. Only 1,000 of the Launch Edition units will be built. Pre-orders will initially be limited to invited customers. The post Mazda’s folding-hardtop MX-5 RF begins accepting pre-orders at $33,850 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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President Barack Obama's SXSW-inspired South By South Lawn festival will feature the Stranger Things cast, Leonardo DiCaprio and numerous other high-profile entertainers and academics. The post Obama’s SXSL festival to feature ‘Stranger Things’ cast, Leonardo DiCaprio, others appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Correcting the irregular heartbeat of an arrhythmia with a defibrillator can be a shocking experience, but it doesn't have to be that way. Researchers from John Hopkins have developed a kinder and gentler process that uses light to fix an arrhythmia. The post Optical defibrillator shows promise as a less shocking way to reset your heart appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Developer MobWi has updated its cross-platform Nintendo 64 emulator with Xbox One support, making '90s-era classics like 'Super Mario 64' and 'F-Zero X' playable on Xbox One consoles for the first time. The post ‘Super Mario 64’ now playable on Xbox One via N64 emulator appeared first on Digital Trends.

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NextDesk's newest weapon against a slow, sedentary death is NextDesk Velo, an exercise bike addition to their powered desks made to bring bike life into the office. The post NextDesk’s latest offering lets you ride a bike during your workday appeared first on Digital Trends.

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These days it's hard to find a laptop that's fit for both work and play, but the 13.3-inch Asus Zenbook UX305UA comes as close as you can get. Here's how you can save $140 on one of the best ultrabook values currently on the market. The post You can save $140 on this awesome Asus Zenbook appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Chaos theory might be what helped Ian Malcolm flirt shamelessly with Ellie Sattler in Jurassic Park, but it could also be the cure for the ailing Moore's Law -- by giving processor developers a new way to program the ever-shrinking general purpose transistor. The post Time for some chaos? Reconfigured processors may extend life of Moore’s Law appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Meet the "Crooked Hillary" filter from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Only one advertiser per day is able to purchase Snapchat's national geofilter advertisement, and Trump purchased it on Monday in advance of his debate with Hillary Clinton. The post Donald Trump creates a “Crooked Hillary” Snapchat filter, but will it work? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Bluetooth speakers are convenient, but they aren’t the best when you want stereo sound. The Duoecho aims to solve that with the power of magnets, switching between a single speaker and dual stereo speakers. The post Mono or stereo? Duoecho magnetic Bluetooth speaker offers both in one package appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Brian Krebs is taking on DDOS attacks after criminals tried to take down his site last week following his investigation into a shady DDoS-for-hire company. He’s now using the free Project Shield service from Google for protection. The post Brian Krebs turns to Google’s Project Shield after sustaining crippling DDoS attack appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Can the same technology which analyzes emotion in voices also be used to identify health-related issues, ranging from stress to heart conditions? A team of researchers certainly thinks it can. The post New platform will offer insights on patient health by listening to people speak appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Sundered, a hand-drawn Metroidvania adventure from the developers of Jotun, is coming to PlayStation 4 and PC next year. The game's enemy designs are inspired by Lovecraft, and its visuals are nothing short of stunning. The post Hand-drawn Metroidvania ‘Sundered’ is coming to PlayStation 4, PC appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Google may debut a laptop and tablet hybrid in 2017 that runs an operating system that merges Android and Chrome OS. Internally, the OS is codenamed Andromeda. The ultra-thin laptop is rumored to cost $800. The post Google may debut laptop in 2017 running Andromeda, merged Android and Chrome OS appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Magnificent Seven wrangled its way to a $35 million opening weekend, outpacing both the animated feature Storks and a long list of returning films to take the top spot at the weekend box office. The post Box office hits and misses: ‘The Magnificent Seven’ wins the weekend showdown appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's multiplayer beta will begin on PlayStation 4 on October 14. The beta will then begin on Xbox One the following weekend, leading up to the game's official launch in November. The post Ready to answer the ‘Call’? ‘Infinite Warfare’ beta kicks off in a few weeks appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Alan Turing is celebrated for many things — as the father of computer science, legendary Nazi code breaker, and mind behind the Turing test. But few people view his as a pioneer of electronic music. Until now. The post Restored: First recording of computer-generated music produced by Turing’s machine appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Playtonic has released a new trailer for Yooka-Laylee detailing the game's varied cast of supporting characters, which reveals that the game will feature a cameo from the Shovel Knight himself. The post Trailer for ‘Yooka-Laylee’ previews madcap characters and a Shovel Knight cameo appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Joycity's 3on3 Freestyle looks to bring back the basketball game that time forgot: the pickup street game. Diverse characters and a healthy dose of personality offer something not seen in basketball simulators today. The post ‘3on3 Freestyle’ looks to bring back arcade basketball in the form of a pickup game appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Anyone looking to revisit the original Forza Horizon should purchase the game as soon as possible, as the title will be delisted from the Xbox storefront when it reaches end of life on October 20. The post With latest edition upcoming, ‘Forza Horizon’ reaches end of life on October 20 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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