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For it's first production plug-in hybrid, Volvo used a diesel sedan. The S60L Petrol Plug-In Hybrid set to debut at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show uses a more conventional gasoline engine, but is still pretty clever.The post Volvo S60L Petrol Plug-In Hybrid concept slated for 2014 Beijing Motor Show debut appeared first on Digital Trends.

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It was only a matter of time until the automotive aftermarket turned its attention to electric cars, and famed muscle-car tuner Saleen is leading the way with a tuned Tesla Model S expected next summer.The post Saleen goes from muscle cars to electric cars with modified Tesla Model S appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The HTC One M8 is easily one of our favorite devices because it can do so much. Are you using the handset to its full potential? Check out some of our favorite tips and tricks to get more out of your HTC One M8.The post 10 helpful tips and hidden tricks of the HTC One M8 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The latest firmware update for PlayStation 4, version 1.70, levels up the console's video editing capabilities with more powerful tools and an on/off switch for HDCP copy-protection.The post PlayStation 4 update includes a more robust video editor in SHAREfactory appeared first on Digital Trends.

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True to its word, Flickr has continuously evolve and improve its photo experience. The company has updated its mobile app for iOS and Android to version 3.0, making it more in-line with other photo apps and giving it an improved user experience.The post Flickr updates iOS, Android app with vastly improved experience and features appeared first on Digital Trends.

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An upcoming ebook from John Shirley follows a separate character after the events of the May 27 game. Could it also hint at the mysterious story DLC, which is said to feature a new playable character?The post Watch Dogs ebook follows a new character after the events of the game appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The 2015 Dodge Challenger doesn't look very different from the 2014 model, but considering its strong sales that may not be a problem. At least until the 2015 Ford Mustang arrives, that is.The post Shaker hood, anyone? Dodge’s 2015 Challenger gets a new hood but stays resolutely retro appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A post-credits scene that appears at the end of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 features an unexpected nod to another studio's Marvel Comics movie, and we've got a rundown of how that came to be.The post Amazing Spider-Man 2 credits feature a Marvelverse studio crossover appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Take a peek behind the scenes with interviews, art, and firsthand accounts in The Final Hours of Titanfall, a new interactive ebook for Mac/PC and iPad/Surface written by Geoff Keighley.The post Go behind the scenes with The Final Hours of Titanfall appeared first on Digital Trends.

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HTC's imaging specialist has said in an interview we should look out for major advances in camera phones from the company over the next year, including the possible introduction of an optical zoom, and an improved UltraPixel camera.The post HTC camera expert teases optical zoom and improved UltraPixel camera for future phones appeared first on Digital Trends.

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If your Windows 7 PC is running sluggishly and has been doing so for a while, reinstalling the OS can put some more pep in its step. Curious on how to pull it off? Here's our guide on how to reinstall Windows 7.The post How to reinstall Windows 7 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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It might not be normal practice for a company to send dummy products to potential customers prior to their release, but then Google, which has started sending dummy Glass units to interested individuals, is not your usual company. The post Glass: Google sends out dummy specs in try-before-you-buy program appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Made in Austria by a company that's apparently putting something in its employees' water, the Johammer J1 is just the type of craziness I hope we see more of as we go down the road toward a future filled with innovative, electrically-driven vehicles.The post The Johammer J1 is no slug — or is it? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A survey published by Consumer Reports this week shows that not only was there a significant rise in smartphone theft in the US in 2013, but that handset owners continue to be laid back about taking even basic security measures to protect their data. The post Smartphone thefts in US doubled in 2013, owners ‘needlessly imperiling’ their data appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Verizon has introduced the LG Lucid 3, it's latest mid-range Android smartphone which will connect to its 4G LTE network. Best of all, if you don't mind signing up for two years, the Lucid 3 can be yours for free.The post Verizon launches the LG Lucid 3, a 4G LTE smartphone which won’t cost you anything appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Five music labels are suing Pandora, accusing it of failing to pay royalties on music used by its service that was recorded before 1972. The labels describe it as "massive commercial exploitation" while Pandora says it's "confident" in its legal position. The post Pandora sued by US music labels over royalties for pre-1972 tracks appeared first on Digital Trends.

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HTC is once again looking to turn its fortunes around using a strong marketing campaign. This time, it has reportedly brought the man behind Samsung's Galaxy brand onboard to help it do so.The post HTC wants some of Samsung’s Galaxy magic, recruits former marketing star to help appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Probably overkill when it comes to identifying the owner of a parody Twitter account, police searched an Illinois home and grabbed all the electronics in order to find out who's been mocking the mayor.The post Police raid home searching for owner of Twitter account mocking mayor appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Likely useful if you are an early adopter of the Fire TV streaming set-top box, Amazon is adding three new partners to the voice search platform in order to expand the content library beyond Amazon Instant Video.The post Amazon to add Hulu Plus, Crackle and Showtime to Fire TV voice search appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Johnny Depp isn’t the only thing wrong with Transcendence, but his cold, emotionless portrayal of a thinking, feeling machine forms the hollow core of a sterile film.The post Transcendence Review appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Heartbleed bug is one of the most serious security flaws ever, and it existed unknown for roughly two years prior to its discovery. How did such a severe flaw manage to slip into a widely used security protocol? The post Here’s how the Heartbleed bug scurried into the hearts and minds of millions appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Olympus OM to Micro Four Thirds Speed Booster from Metabones lets you mount SLR lenses onto Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. Unlike other adapters, this one is said to improve image quality while widening the lens' aperture.The post Metabones adapter mounts Olympus SLR lenses onto Micro Four Thirds cameras appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Using a massive, building-sized 3D printer to squirt out concrete in special patterns, this Chinese company can manufacture 10 houses per day, and at for very little cost.The post This giant 3D printer can build 10 prefab homes in under 24 hours appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The video on-demand marathon proved that VOD is still a viable source of content for today's consumer. The seven-day event served up more than 3,500 episodes among 75 series via set-top boxes and mobile devices running Comcast's TV Everywhere app.The post Comcast’s “Watchathon Week” breaks records with 50 million hours of VOD binging appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Own the latest smartphone from Nokia but don't have the proper protection for it yet? Equip your Nokia Lumia Icon with one of the cases from our list of the best available to ensure the safety of the device.The post In love with Windows Phone? Check out our 8 favorite Nokia Lumia Icon cases appeared first on Digital Trends.

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