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In the near future, your car may not be able to drive itself, but it might be able to talk. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is encouraging the adoption of vehicle-to-vehicle communication. The post NHTSA says ‘V2V’ technology could prevent 500,000 crashes per year appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Time to ditch that mercury-filled antique you keep in your cabinet -- Fever Smart is an app-enabled thermometer that you can monitor from anywhere on the globe The post Keep a close watch on fevers with this wireless, app-enabled smart thermometer appeared first on Digital Trends.

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School is about to start up again. Ease the pain by picking out a new laptop bag from this list that we put together. Remember, your back and shoulders will thank you in the long run. The post Back to school: Laptop bags appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Like a classic rock album, Toyota is re-releasing the Land Cruiser 70 after a decade out of production to mark the SUV's 30th anniversary. You can only get it in Japan, though, and for one year only. The post Toyota’s classic Land Cruiser 70 gets re-released … but only in Japan appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Pokemon Company has announced Pokken Tournament, a Pokemon fighting game being developed for Japanese arcades by Bandai Namco with leads from the Tekken and Soulcalibur series. The post Go home, Ash: Pokken Tournament cuts out the middle man appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Greg Nicotero knows zombies. As the special effects designer for The Walking Dead, he’s the one responsible for making them look as gut-wrenchingly real as possible. The post Getting gory with the FX mastermind behind The Walking Dead appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Mercedes-Benz C450 AMG will be the first in a new line of midlevel performance cars from Mercedes' in-house tuner. That's cool, but where's the real AMG C-Class everyone is waiting for? The post Mercedes’ semi-sporty C450 AMG rumored for Detroit Auto Show debut appeared first on Digital Trends.

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In the latest update to its Sync service, BitTorrent adds the ability to share stuff using links. The links will also have added security features. The post BitTorrent adds link-based sharing and security features to Sync file sharing app appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Canon jumps on the action cam bandwagon with the Exilim EX-FR10, which sports a detachable touchscreen display and a number of different ways to wear, use, and hold it while you record. The post You can wear this Casio action cam like a watch, hat, or necklace appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Armed with a 300-plus horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder engine and all-wheel drive, the next Mazdaspeed3 will take the fight to the Subaru WRX STI and Volkswagen Golf R when it arrives in 2016. The post Next Mazdaspeed3 will put STI and Golf R on notice with over 300 HP appeared first on Digital Trends.

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T-Mobile will now double your data if you add a tablet to your Simple Choice Plan. The deal kicks off on September 3 and is a limited-time promotion with no definitive end date. The post T-Mobile will double your data if you add a tablet appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Bungie's latest Weekly Update confirms that Destiny doesn't include a feature that allows players to trade the loot they've collected with one another. The post Destiny doesn’t let players trade items with one another appeared first on Digital Trends.

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PORTLAND, ORE. – AUG. 26, 2014 – Digital Trends, a leading consumer technology publisher, today announced it launched a wearables category page dedicated to product reviews, breaking news, and commentary about wearable devices. A new column titled “Wear Next” will be published every Monday to help consumers weigh their wearables options. Digital Trends already features […] The post Digital Trends launches ‘wearables’ category covering tech’s fast-growing sector appeared first on Digital Trends.

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If our maths (Brit-speak for math) are correct, Bentley is planning to unveil a Mulsanne Speed with over 811 pound-feet of torque at the Paris Motor Show next month. With torque like that, the Mulsanne Speed could quickly become one of the torquiest production cars on the planet. The post Can we get a tow package? Bentley’s Mulsanne Speed will boast tire-rending torque appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Thor's Chris Hemsworth and It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia's Charlie Day may join the cast of the reboot of the National Lampoon's Vacation series. The post Thor and Pacific Rim stars in talks for National Lampoon’s Vacation reboot appeared first on Digital Trends.

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According to a leaked roadmap, supposedly showing BlackBerry's future smartphone plans, the company has four new devices in development. The new releases could start off with the Passport next month. The post BlackBerry sees four new smartphones in its future, according to leak appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Blue Microphones, a relative newcomer to the world of microphone makers, makes its headphone debut with the Mo-Fi headphones, a full-size set of cans with a built-in analog amplifier that is meant to lift a heavy load from your device's shoulders The post Blue’s Mo-Fi headphones look and work unlike anything before appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Spotify has updated its Windows Phone 8 mobile app, and finally added a free music streaming option, a feature already available on the iOS and Android version. It's available right now. The post Spotify adds free music streaming to its Windows Phone app appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The smartphone kill-switch bill has now been made law in California. From July next year, all phones will be sold there with a high-tech security measure enabled, letting the owner remotely render the phone inoperable in the event of it being stolen. The post A kill switch will be installed on every smartphone sold in California from July 2015 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Tech fans considering a cruise for their next vacation may well be tempted by the Quantum of the Seas, a vessel that its owner, Royal Caribbean, describes as "the world's most technologically advanced ship ever to sail." The post World’s first ‘smart’ cruise ship features robot bartenders, virtual balconies and more appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Motorola's round-faced Moto 360 smartwatch made a big impact when it was announced earlier this year. With that in mind, it's hardly surprising that Samsung is apparently working on a circular smartwatch of its own. The post Surprise, surprise, Samsung said to be prepping round-faced smartwatch appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Intel looks set to continue its push into wearables with the expected release in the coming weeks of its "luxury" smart bracelet, developed in collaboration with Open Ceremony and set to go on sale at Barneys New York. The post Intel’s smart bracelet likely to launch in coming weeks appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Fujifilm on Tuesday announced the X30 premium compact, the follow-up to the 18-month-old X20 shooter. The new $599 camera now has an electronic viewfinder, a tilting LCD monitor, and much-improved battery life. The post Fujifilm X30 unveiled with electronic viewfinder, improved battery life, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Yet another story of social media leading to the arrest of a wanted criminal, the popular "Ice Bucket Challenge" craze got a parole violator into hot water when a tipster provided the location of the filming to police. The post Ice Bucket Challenge video posted on Facebook leads police to wanted man appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Definitely ideal if you are a heavy Facebook user, the social network will attempt to reduce the volume of click-bait content in the feed by measuring the length of time people spend actually reading the article. The post Facebook is taking steps to scrub the feed of ‘click-bait’ articles appeared first on Digital Trends.

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