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HelloVote is a new bot that helps people with smartphones (72 percent of American adults) register to vote for the new president in just seven weeks. It's capable of registering voters in every state in the U.S. The post Registering to vote is as easy as texting new HelloVote chatbot appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Florida-based smartphone firm Blu makes a lot of phones. It's latest, the Life One X2, is competitive at its $200 asking price -- it sports a whopping 64GB of storage on the high end. The post Blu debuts the Life One X2, a $200 phone with a whopping 64GB of storage appeared first on Digital Trends.

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On Thursday, Securifi announced the release of its Almond 3 Smart Home Wi-Fi system. Integrated with Echo's Alexa, the Almond 3 allows multiple units to come together to create a broad Wi-Fi network The post With the Securifi Almond 3, its associated Alexa skills, even your router can be smart appeared first on Digital Trends.

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After two decades of use, Blizzard will be putting an end to Battle.net -- or at least its name -- over the next few months. The system is used for managing games like 'Starcraft' and 'Hearthstone.' The post Blizzard will no longer use the ‘Battle.net’ name appeared first on Digital Trends.

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There's an automatic shifter, too, but the 2017 Audi A4 Quattro is the only luxury all-wheel drive sedan with an available six-speed manual transmission. With the A4 Quattro's 2.0 liter 252-hp engine the A4 scoots from zero to 60 mph in 5.7 seconds. The post 2017 Audi A4 Quattro, the last stick standing appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Modder Robert Prest spent the last three weeks turning the popular shooter Doom into Hello Games' No Man's Sky. Everything from minerals to space stations has made it into the modded adventure. The post ‘No Man’s Sky’ made in ‘Doom’ is a sight to behold appeared first on Digital Trends.

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For the pixel peepers that are a bit more budget minded, Phase One just introduced a new 100 megapaixel camera that's actually $11,000 cheaper than the IQ3. Two new lenses and a minor software update round out Phase One's Photokina announcements. The post Phase One reimagines its 100-megapixel medium format camera, makes it more ‘affordable’ appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Mercedes-Maybach is rolling out a fully armored version of the S600 Pullman. Called Guard, the model is designed to protect occupants from gun shots, hand grenades, and a wide range of automatic military weapons. The post Mercedes-Maybach’s armored S600 is for motorists with determined enemies appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App Store. The post Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Fujifilm and Michael Kors' Instax camera collaboration features a metallic gold finish and the legendary fashion designer's signature emblazoned on the back. It is otherwise a run-of-the-mill Instax Mini 70 camera. The post Fujifilm and Michael Kors collaborate on stylish gold Instax camera appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Tired of expensive, device-specific styluses? The Universal Stylus Initiative wants to blow the category open and make any device work with any stylus. An official version of the specification has been approved. The post Universal Stylus Initiative 1.0 is here, but devices won’t be until 2018 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Touch-sensitive keyboards are the norm when it comes to smartphones, but now you can give your desktop a modern-day upgrade with Bastron's B9 Glass Bluetooth Keyboard. The touch keyboard also doubles as a mouse with gesture control support. The post Ditch your dusty keyboard and mouse for Bastron’s touch-sensitive glass combo appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Tesla is making major changes to Autopilot, its suite of electronic driving aids. One of the most important features is a temperature-control function, which turns the AC on if the cabin temperature goes above 105 degrees Fahrenheit. The post Tesla’s Autopilot 8.0 protects kids and pets left in hot cars appeared first on Digital Trends.

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With $50, an iPhone, and a pair of glasses that look like Benjamin Franklin's bifocals, you can add some depth to your videos, thanks to Elsewhere. The iOS app comes with a pair of spectacles. The post Elsewhere’s app and glasses make videos pop out in 3D appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Apple Watch Series 2 brings some much-needed updates to the smartwatch, including a better processor, waterproofing, and a stunning bright display. Should you strap one on your wrist? Read our full review. The post Apple Watch Series 2 review appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Tinder Stacks is the new iMessage app from the popular dating service. It combines Tinder's focus on social interactions with its popular swipe interface to create a visual polling tool for Apple's messaging platform. The post Tinder ditches dating for squad interactions on new iMessage app appeared first on Digital Trends.

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If you found an unmarked USB stick that you knew wasn't yours, your first reaction might be to stick it in your PC to find out what's on it. But beware – it could be infected with some nasty malware. The post Cops warn of malware-infected USB sticks placed in mailboxes appeared first on Digital Trends.

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As part of the work of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative set up by himself and wife Priscilla last year, Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has pledged $3 billion for scientific work aimed at curing "all diseases in our children's lifetime." The post Mark Zuckerberg is about to spend $3 billion on trying to cure all diseases appeared first on Digital Trends.

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YouTube has tapped PBS, Fox News, and Telemundo to host live-streams of the presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on its service as it looks to take on rival web giants Facebook and Twitter. The post YouTube’s presidential debates coverage includes more live-streams than anyone else appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Continuing in its quest to be your one-stop shop for pretty much everything, Amazon quietly launched yet another new service this week – photo printing. Prices are competitive, though we're yet to see the quality of the prints. The post Now Amazon wants to print your photos, too appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Twitter's latest biannual transparency report shows an increase in user data requests from governments, with the U.S. demanding the most info. The insightful report also provides a detailed breakdown of account data requests by state. The post Governments are requesting more Twitter user data than ever before appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A small team of researchers from the University of California have detailed a small study showing that taking daily selfies can actually improve one's confidence over time. The post Smile and take a selfie, and you’ll feel your confidence grow, study suggests appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Apple is rumored to be in talks with Lit Motors, a self-balancing motorcycle startup from California. This is actually the second Apple acquisition rumor of the day, as it was reported earlier that the brand was considering buying supercar manufacturer McLaren. The post Will the iCar be a 2-wheeler? Apple reportedly in talks with motorcycle startup appeared first on Digital Trends.

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In trying to remake a classic first-person shooter, 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered' developer Raven Software turned to 'Call of Duty 4' fans to figure out how to freshen up a classic, without losing what made it great. The post How ‘Modern Warware Remastered’ updated the classic without ruining it appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Uber suggests drivers take walks, listen to music, and browse libraries during breaks between trips. The emphasis is on relaxation and education. The post Uber blog post encourages drivers to relax, learn during breaks between trips appeared first on Digital Trends.

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