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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel won't be out until October, but in the mean time we have a closer look at one of the game's new characters: Athena, the cat-like ninja of the game. The post Preview: Athena is the hardened front-line ninja of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Are you tired of getting in everyone's way when you're trying to walk and use your phone at the same time? You'll need this app then, which gently encourages you to stop being a nuisance and stand still while tapping out a message. The post Pedestrians rejoice! This app tries to stop people using smartphones while walking appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Instapaper developer Marco Arment launched his latest piece of work Wednesday, a podcast player called Overcast. The iOS app has many of the features you'd expect with such a player, though a couple of stand-out features look set to win it plenty of fans. The post Overcast, a powerful new podcast app from Instapaper creator appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Honda's clever Asimo robot showed off its skills at a special event in Belgium this week, giving Europe-based humanoid fans their first up-close look at the latest version. The post Asimo: Europe-based robot fans get their first up-close look at Honda’s updated humanoid appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Mindful that Google's Street View cars cover thousands of miles of roads in a methodical and organized way, an environmental agency recently contacted the Web company to suggest fitting the vehicles with sensors to detect potential hazards such as gas leaks. The post Google uses its Street View cars to sniff out gas leaks in US cities appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Looking for an extra advantage when drafting and managing your fantasy football team this year? Check out these mobile apps that can give you a leg up on the competition and earn you a fantasy football title. The post Win your fantasy football league with the help of these Android and iPhone apps appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Ideal for anyone that wants to stop carrying around a stack of gift cards, the latest update to the Google Wallet application provides a place to digitally store all gift card numbers and barcodes. The post Google Wallet update allows you to digitally store your gift cards appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Netflix makes its final plea to the FCC in a push for higher regulation to preserve Net Neutrality. In addition, the company used its platform to once again take jabs at rivals Comcast and Verizon for slow streaming speeds. The post Netflix makes last plea to FCC for Net Neutrality, calls out Comcast and Verizon appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Tado, maker of an up-and-coming line of smart thermostats and intelligent AC controllers, has just closed a new round of funding it will use to expand its reach in Europe The post Smart climate control startup Tado raises $13.6M to go head-to-head with Nest in Europe appeared first on Digital Trends.

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BlackBerry will finally add a virtual assistant to its mobile operating system. The BlackBerry Assistant will first appear on the upcoming Passport phablet. The post BlackBerry has its own Siri: New Passport phone will have an ‘Assistant’ app appeared first on Digital Trends.

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13-year-old Clay Haight created his own version of Google Glass using parts from his Arduinos, as well as a 3D-printed frame. With it, he can check his schedule, find out the temperature and weather, and even pull up a map of his surroundings, all using his voice. The post Who needs Google Glass? A 13-year-old boy just created his own eyewear appeared first on Digital Trends.

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All over the country, NFL addicts should jump for joy, because you'll be able to stream NFL Sunday Ticket to your Mac or PC without having to get DirecTV. The post You’ll be able to stream NFL Sunday Ticket to your computer without getting DirecTV this fall appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Making Destiny playable on four different consoles would be one thing, but making it consistent to the designers’ vision – and consistently fun – was another altogether. Fortunately, Bungie’s crack team of platform engineers were up to the task. The post For Bungie, straddling four consoles in Destiny was a balancing act appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Hyundai has been dedicated to moving upmarket in recent years, distancing itself from the economical car company of the past and inching toward the sport luxury sector. The Korean carmaker's latest foray into AMG territory is the planned V8-powered Genesis Coupe. The post Watch out, Hellcat: Hyundai could be planning a V8-powered Genesis Coupe appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Titanfall developers Respawn Entertainment have shared some details about Dig Site, the first of three new maps in their recently-announced DLC pack Frontier's Edge. The post Check out Dig Site, the first new map in Titanfall: Frontier’s Edge appeared first on Digital Trends.

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"The Rains of Castamere" director David Nutter will be the only director returning for the fifth season of HBO's wildly popular series Game Of Thrones. The post HBO reveals Season Five directors for Game Of Thrones appeared first on Digital Trends.

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James Gordon gets a grim welcome to Gotham in the latest trailer for the FOX series that explores Batman's city in the years before the Dark Knight. The post The city is a ticking bomb in new Gotham trailer appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The U.S. Senate passed the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act with a few modifications. Now, officials will attempt to have President Obama sign the bill into law by year's end. The post Phone unlocking is almost legal: It’s passed the Senate! appeared first on Digital Trends.

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NudeAudio has launched a new Kickstarter campaign for the upcoming sand-proof and waterproof addition to its "Move" line: the Super-M portable speaker. The miniature speaker is designed to provide high-quality audio you can take anywhere. The post NudeAudio launches new ‘beach-ready’ Super-M miniature Bluetooth speaker on Kickstarter appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A 2-for-1 sale is on now over at the PlayStation Store, with 11 bundles being offered for PS3, PS Vita & PSP gamers. With bundles as low as $9.99, it's a good time to add to your collection. The post PlayStation sale offers up two-game bundles for as low as $10 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Marantz's latest 2014 hi-fi release, the new PM7005 Integrated Stereo Amplifier and DAC, mixes high resolution digital file compatibility, and a phono input with analog mode for a pure sound, whatever you play. The post From hi-res audio files to vinyl, Marantz’s new stereo amplifier/DAC does it all appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Microsoft has unveiled a set of special edition accessories for Xbox One with a military theme. The pair will be released in October, pre-orders start now. The post Camouflaged controller and headset coming to Xbox One in October appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Jibo, "the world's first family robot" is a sensor-studded household bot designed to help you out with everyday tasks and help keep your life organized. It's also a bit on the creepy side. The post Meet Jibo: Your swiveling, giggling, slightly creepy disembodied robot butler appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Apparently shattering power records wasn't enough for the 2015 SRT Hellcat, it also has to dominate on price. The range topping Hellcat will cost just $60K. The madness doesn't end there either, because the the nearly 500 hp Challenger R/T Scat Pack costs just $38K. The post Dodge’s 2015 Challenger Hellcat burns 1.5 gallons of gas every minute, priced at $59,995 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Chromebook sales are surging so far this year, according to data compiled by a market research firm. The post Chromebook sales have shot upward this year, research firm says appeared first on Digital Trends.

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