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Unveiled in Switzerland today, the SolarStratos are one step closer toward skimming the stars using solar power. The post Swiss plane designed to reach edge of space using nothing but solar power appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Secret Santa exchanges can be daunting if you don't know your assigned recipient. Luckily, we've put together a gift guide that highlights a swath of affordable presents for techies, most of which can be had for under $25. The post Not sure what to get for your Secret Santa exchange? Here’s 10 geeky gifts for under $25 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Mara Pen is a next-gen presentation tool which is described as a combination of two products: a slide changer and a computer mouse you can use in the air, without having to move it on a hard surface. The post Mara Pen is a handheld mouse pointer that will transform your presentations appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Adidas opened its newest and largest storefront on the outskirts of Times Square. What sets this location apart lies in the basement-level training area where visitors can get a free gait analysis with the Run Genie system. The post Believe in magic? Adidas’ Run Genie will help pick out your next pair of shoes appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics are hard at work on a mission to eradicate the smell of cooking grease in deep fryers -- and they're using cold plasma to help them. The post The secret to odorless deep fat fryers may involve cooking with cold plasma appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Kids these days are creative criminals, if movies are to be believed. In the new trailer for Netflix's Coin Heist, a group of teens decides to break into the U.S. Mint for an unusual purpose. The post Watch a group of teens plan an unusual crime in Netflix’s ‘Coin Heist’ trailer appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Walton Goggins, who was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for his performance in the FX series Justified, will reportedly play the main villain in the upcoming reboot of Tomb Raider, opposite Alicia Vikander. The post Walton Goggins in talks to terrorize Lara Croft as villain of ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot appeared first on Digital Trends.

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After a meeting with president-elect Donald Trump in Manhattan on Tuesday, SoftBank Chief Executive Masayoshi Son pledged $50 billion toward U.S. expansion and promised to create 50,000 jobs. The post SoftBank chief pledges $50 billion for U.S. businesses after Trump meeting appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Fitbit users will be able to take advantage of Medtronic's medical technology and gain valuable insights into how their exercise regimens impact glucose levels. And of course, it's manifesting itself as an app -- myLog. The post Your Fitbit can now track glucose levels, thanks to a partnership with Medtronic appeared first on Digital Trends.

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In an effort to maintain profits despite falling audience numbers in theaters, Hollywood studios are reportedly in talks with Apple to offer early rentals of films still in theaters, though they wouldn’t come cheap. The post Not a fan of crowds? Apple could offer iTunes rentals of movies still in theaters appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Marvel has a lot of projects in the pipeline and one of them could be a Baby Groot and Rocket Raccoon spinoff. Vin Diesel hinted at the possibility during an interview at Brazil's Comic Con. The post Vin Diesel hints at a Groot-Rocket Raccoon ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ spinoff appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A 22-year-old student in Australia wanted to return home to New Zealand for the holidays and tried to update his passport, but was rejected by facial recognition software used by the online renewal system. It said his eyes were closed. The post Facial recognition rejects New Zealand man’s passport pic — was race a factor? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Samsung is set to launch a new A3 in the near future, following up on this year's relatively popular A3. Here's everything we know about the device so far, including how it looks and what to expect under the hood. The post Sleek and stylish: Leaked renders give a peek at Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy A3 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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343 Industries provided two previews regarding Thursday's Monitor's Bounty content update for Halo 5: Guardians and Halo 5: Forge. The update will bring the full multiplayer experience to PC gamers, along with Arena Mode. The post ‘Halo 5: Forge’ on Windows 10 to include Arena Mode, Monitor’s Bounty appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Nixon has come out with its most high-performing smartwatch yet, called The Mission. But how does it stand up to other sports watches? The post Nixon Mission smartwatch review appeared first on Digital Trends.

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After much speculation, Blizzard has revealed that there will, in fact, be a holiday event in Overwatch. While details are scarce, one thing's for sure -- it's snowing in King's Row. The post It’s snowing in King’s Row: ‘Overwatch’ teases holiday event appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Apple updated its online support site to now show third-party repair shops -- something that should help customers get repairs without having to wait weeks on end to book an appointment at the Apple Store. The post Goodbye wait times! Apple support site now shows authorized third-party shops appeared first on Digital Trends.

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PolarPro's new polarizing and neutral density filters help filmmakers get the cinema look. The filters promise full compatibility with the drones, and attach by simply pushing them over the lens. The post PolarPro expands lens filter line to support DJI Mavic Pro and Phantom 4 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Casio is intentionally coming in last place in the megapixel race -- all in the name of low-light performance. The Casio EX-FR110H is an oddball camera designed to get the most light in dim conditions. The post No, this 1.9-megapixel Casio isn’t a kid’s camera, it’s for low-light shots appeared first on Digital Trends.

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This mash-up trailer makes a pretty convincing argument that -- with just a little editing -- Tom Cruise's upcoming movie The Mummy could easily be yet another installment of the Mission: Impossible franchise. The post Mash-up trailer reimagines 2017’s ‘The Mummy’ as a ‘Mission: Impossible’ movie appeared first on Digital Trends.

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To celebrate the holidays, Google's launched a promotion for subscribers on its Google Fi cellular service. The first week of gifts includes a $10 credit for the Google Play app store. The post Google gets into the spirit of giving with a holiday Google Fi promotion appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A playable legacy version of World of Warcraft will launch later this month, returning veteran players to the realm of Azeroth as it existed prior to the launch of Blizzard's many expansions and gameplay overhauls. The post ‘World of Warcraft’ fans’ voices are heard: Legacy Nostalrius server set to return appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Apple released its Best of 2016 lists, showing off what were the most consumed apps, movies, and TV shows. Top titles include the likes of Clash Royale, Drake, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The post Apple announces its Best of 2016 lists; Prisma named top iPhone app appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Also in the news: Apple assigns blame for iPhone 6 battery failures, Sony hits a major mark for their Playstation console. The post Kickstarter darling Pebble fades away as it folds into FitBit appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The very idea of a turntable might not seem all that portable, but the RokBlok by Pink Donut uses a unique approach to solve that problem, riding around on top of a record instead of spinning it. The post The Rokblok portable record player drives around your vinyl like an RC car appeared first on Digital Trends.

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