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A new smartphone application called ‘DrivePromise by Edmunds’ is designed to help Apple Watch and iPhone owners stay focused on the road. The app was inspired by the publication’s talk with behavioral economist Dan Ariely. The post Edmund’s ‘DrivePromise’ app uses pictures of loved ones to keep you focused on the road appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Netflix' raucous animated original series, Bojack Horseman, gets slated for a second season. The streaming platform/network will unleash 12 new episodes of the Will Arnett vehicle in July. The post Bojack Horseman rides again this July on Netflix appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Today on DT Daily: a very cool minimalist cell phone, headphones that help you get your lucid dreaming on, and a machine that spins clothes out of liquid – you’ve got to see it to believe it. The post DT Daily: A cell phone so simple it’s cool appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Back in the 90s, games like Rodent's Revenge and Chip's Challenge showed users that PCs weren't just for work. Here's a look back at how they came about — and what's changed since. The post Looking back on your favorite Windows time wasters with the guys who made them appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Microsoft introduced a new user interface and a series of features for Outlook.com on May 21. In a post on the official Office blog, the Outlook team laid out all of the changes to the system. The post Microsoft has introduced a slew of new updates for Outlook.com appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Channing Tatum's wolf ears and Eddie Redmayne's Oscar get zinged when Screen Junkies' video series "Honest Trailers" takes on the Wachowskis' recent effects-heavy, sci-fi adventure Jupiter Ascending. The post Why Jupiter Ascending might be ‘the last time anyone will give the Wachowskis money’ appeared first on Digital Trends.

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As Soundcloud preps for its upcoming subscription service, the company ventures into wearable technology for the first time with Apple Watch compatibility. The post You can now use Soundcloud on the Apple Watch appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Riot Games latest step in combating toxic behavior in League of Legends is a new automated player reform system that could see players engaging in harassment banned within 15 minutes of being reported. The post League of Legends’ new reform system clamps down on toxic players appeared first on Digital Trends.

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German tuner Mansory has introduced a heavily-modified version of the Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupe. The 63's 5.5-liter engine has been entirely rebuilt and tweaked to pump out 985 horsepower and 1,032 foot-pounds of torque. The post Think the Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupe is too tame? Try Mansory’s 985-hp model appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Even taking into account Pebble's widely successful Kickstarter campaign for the original Pebble smartwatch, the company might be facing financial problems, forcing it to turn to a bank for help. The post Pebble reportedly on the rocks and seeking bank financing appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Twitch is bringing recorded video-on-demand playback to its iOS and Android applications. It's the latest in a series of updates that enhance and improve the mobile applications. The post Twitch brings recorded video-on-demand playback to Android and iOS appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A new study by Yahoo Labs shows that photographs that have been filtered seem to do better with people in both viewership and engagement. However, users have different motivations for why they use filters. The post Flickr research finds filtered photos increase viewership and engagement appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The new Ford GT boasts more lines of code than a Boeing 787 Dreamliner or Lockheed F-22 Raptor, a product of Ford's decision to use off-the-shelf components. At least GT drivers will be able to brag about having the most code. The post The Ford GT uses more lines of code than a Boeing 787 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Game of Thrones actors Peter Dinklage and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau serenade fans with a little help from Coldplay's Chris Martin in a series of clips from the Red Nose Day charity campaign event. The post Peter Dinklage sings about Tyrion’s survival in Red Nose Day skit appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Websites including CDW, MacMall, and PC Connection are selling a $549 version of the Surface 3 with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. If you aren’t interested in paying $599 for the edition with 128GB of storage and 4GB of RAM, this may be perfect for you. The post Now, there’s a mid-sized Surface 3 with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Hoping to differentiate itself from the crowd, Razer has introduced full RGB backlighting to its latest mousing surface, giving the Firefly the ability to display a number of different colors, as well as provide ripple and reactionary effects for the player. The post Razer brings RGB lighting to the humble mouse mat appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Amazon Prime has been very successful for Amazon, so it's no surprise that eBay is testing a similar loyalty program of its own. Dubbed eBay+, the service is set to launch in Germany later this year. The post Sold! eBay testing customer loyalty program similar to Amazon Prime appeared first on Digital Trends.

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According to a recently leaked document, the NSA and some of its counterparts planned to infect phones with spyware by using Google Play. This spyware would allow the agencies to track your usage without you being aware of it. The post The NSA and its friends wanted to slap spyware on your phone through Google Play appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The next Jeep Wrangler will feature some aluminum components, but not an all-aluminum body, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says. Jeep will still have to improve the SUV's fuel economy, though. The post Next Jeep Wrangler may not go all-aluminum after all appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Walking Dead series creator Robert Kirkman and The Avengers writer Zak Penn have reportedly joined the team of writers tasked with developing sequels and spinoffs for the live-action Transformers franchise. The post The Walking Dead creator joins Transformers franchise writer team appeared first on Digital Trends.

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It may not have managed to acquire Twitch last year, but Google still has big plans for live-streaming on YouTube, as today the service gained 60FPS streaming, perfectly suited to streaming gameplay. The post YouTube takes aim at Twitch with 60FPS live streaming appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Booq's new camera and laptop messenger bag has enough room for two DSLRs, lenses, and a 15-inch laptop. It's rugged and environmentally friendly, too, made from recycled plastic and durable cotton. The post Booq Python Catch bag has enough room for 2 DSLRs, laptop, and accessories appeared first on Digital Trends.

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On Tuesday, a number of Google Maps users were alarmed by the the very disturbing discovery that searching the racial slur "n---- king" directed them to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, better known as the White House. The post A racist Google Maps search will lead to the White House appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Toyota has lifted the veil off of the all-new 2016 Hilux, a rugged mid-size truck sold in over 100 countries worldwide. The new Hilux gets a sleeker front end, a more refined interior and a more efficient 2.8-liter turbodiesel mill. The post The 2016 Toyota Hilux is all new inside and out, but is it still indestructible? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Amazon Prime members can now order baked goods, prepared meals, and groceries from a few local establishments through Prime Now. For now the new local deliveries are only available in Manhattan, but will expand to other Prime Now cities soon. The post Amazon now delivers local grub in Manhattan via its Prime Now service appeared first on Digital Trends.

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