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Huawei wants to reverse its fortunes in the U.S., and go from little known brand to the third most popular manufacturer, behind Samsung and Apple. It's targeting networks to help it achieve this goal. The post Here’s some confidence for you: Huawei wants to chase down Apple and Samsung in the U.S. appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A new smartphone-powered eye exam service called Blink is launching in New York City and will provide on demand eye exams in homes and offices for $75. Results are sent to a professional who can make a prescription in under 24 hours. The post Need your eyes examined? Blink can do it with a smartphone appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Garmin has officially announced the nuviCam, a GPS-equipped dash cam that also features driver-assist safety capabilities. Included are Forward Collision Warning and Lane Departure Warning systems. The post Garmin’s ‘nuviCam’ rolls dash cams, GPS, and driver-assist safety tech into one appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Yet another instance of a law enforcement agent being filmed behaving badly, a U.S. Marshal was recently recorded grabbing a smartphone away from a citizen filming the police and smashing the device on the ground. The post U.S. Marshal smashes woman’s smartphone to avoid being recorded appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Eight John Lennon records get a new vinyl release in commemoration of the revered singer/songwriter. The records were remastered at Abbey Road Studios and NYC’s Avatar Studios with assistance from Yoko Ono. The post John Lennon’s solo career is coming to a turntable near you in new vinyl box set appeared first on Digital Trends.

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FreeStyleGames has opened its doors to the public for this new, behind-the-scenes trailer for the recently-announced Guitar Hero Live, showing off the live recording process, Guitar Hero TV, and the redesigned controller. The post Charm the bouncer for a backstage peek at Guitar Hero Live appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Star Wars director JJ Abrams and the lovable Chewbacca did the Twizzler Challenge to help raise awareness for autism after being nominated by Jimmy Kimmel on his late night talk show. The post JJ Abrams and Chewbacca take the Twizzler Challenge on Jimmy Kimmel Live appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A recent ruling handed down by a Hamburg regional court in Germany upheld the legality of Adblock Plus, a popular browser extension that blocks ads, as well as block third-party tracking and malware. The post It’s perfectly legal to download and use Adblock Plus, rules German court appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The latest developer video from CD Projekt Red features an interview with Charles Dance, the British actor of stage and screen who is best known these days for his commanding performance as Tywin Lannister in Game of Thrones. The post Tywin Lannister won’t take any of Geralt’s nonsense in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Stardock, the developer behind the Galactic Civilization series, has announced that Galactic Civilization III will move from Steam Early Access to a full release on May 14th. The post Galactic Civilizations III to be released on Earth in May appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A robot that was purchasing illegal substances as part of a Swedish art piece had to answer to the powers that be. The post A robot has been arrested for buying drugs with Bitcoin (all in the name of art) appeared first on Digital Trends.

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We love Netflix, too. But our new TV-watching habits, ushered in by streaming sites, aren’t all for the best. Here are 5 things we miss about the old way of watching. The post 5 ways TV has changed for the worse since going streaming appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Recently launched on Kickstarter, Flyte is a wirelessly-powered light that hovers in the air by way of magnetic levitation. It is also completely contactless, and draws power wirelessly from the charger block it hovers above. The post Levitating light bulbs are the best kind of light bulbs appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Today Microsoft announced it will begin ramping up bug bounty efforts in anticipation of the launch of its new web browser for Windows 10, known to the rest of us as Project Spartan. The post Microsoft ramps up bug bounty in anticipation of Project Spartan’s launch appeared first on Digital Trends.

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LG introduced the G Stylo, which is more or less a cheaper competitor for the Samsung Galaxy Note series. The device has mid-range specs and runs Android 5.0 Lollipop, though its main feature is the stylus it comes with. The post LG’s G Stylo throws in a stylus for those looking for a cheap Samsung Galaxy Note alternative appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Looking for ways to squeeze a little extra out of your smartphone? We’ve got a delectable menu of OnePlus One tips for owners that will help you to enjoy your powerful device just a wee bit more. The post 18 handy OnePlus One tips and tricks appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Once you've the extension switched on in your browser, Wurstify will use facial recognition algorithms to detect all the faces on any webpage you visit. Once it finds a face, it will instantly superimpose a realistic Conchita Wurst beard onto it -- regardless of the image source or the face's orientation. The post Hilarious Chrome extension adds a Conchita Wurst beard to all faces in your browser appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A vulnerability disclosed by security researchers could lead iOS devices to endlessly reboot. The method involves exploiting flaws in iOS 8's handling of SSL certificates and public Wi-Fi. The post Thanks to a security flaw, attackers could cripple your iPhone with endless reboots appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Here's a complete list of what's new on Netflix for April, and which titles will be removed during this month. Highlights coming next month include new original series Grace and Frankie, The Boxtrolls, and a new six part apocalypse series called Between. The post Here’s what’s new on Netflix in May, and what’s going away appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A new Amazon delivery option will see packages delivered to the trunks of Audi car owners in Germany. And this is actually one of the less quixotic Amazon shipping experiments in recent months. The post If you live in Munich and own an Audi, you’ll be able to get Amazon deliveries to your trunk appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Facebook is launching a caller ID tool for Android called "Hello." The new app from the social media giant is intended to evolve the phone call and improve on the existing caller ID system. The post Facebook’s caller ID app Hello just made ignoring phone calls a whole lot easier appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Nvidia has put together an incredibly comprehensive guide to tuning the settings to get GTA V running well on your machine, without it looking like garbage. The post Here’s how to make GTA V look beautiful, and play well, on your PC appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The streaming video service based in Los Gatos, California wants to get rid of the middle man and own the rights to their original series. Currently, Netflix only licenses popular series like "Orange is the New Black and "House of Cards." The post Netflix is finally planning to own its original shows, not just license them appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Valve has started to take applications from developers interested in designing games for the HTC Vive, a virtual reality headset slated for release later this year. The post Valve begins allowing developers to apply for HTC Vive virtual-reality kits appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Facebook is rolling out some updates to the News Feed that will hopefully result in more relevant posts from your friends showing up in the feed. Posts from brands will be given less priority. The post Facebook will show more posts from our best friends and less from brands appeared first on Digital Trends.

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