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A new rumor report states Microsoft is ready to drop the Nokia name from its future smartphone releases, and replace it with all Lumia branding. Additionally, it may scrub the word "Phone" from the software in the near future too. The post Microsoft rumored to finally drop Nokia name, could bring other branding changes too appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus both have the Touch ID sensor for authorizing contactless payments, but how about the Apple Watch? According to reports, the tech giant's new smartwatch will use skin contact for secure Apple Pay purchases. The post Apple Watch to use skin contact for secure Apple Pay purchases appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Definitely a reason to purchase a new flip-lid smartphone case in the future, a young man in Tennessee ended up unknowingly butt-dialing the local 911 dispatcher while talking about future plans to get high. The post Man gets busted for drugs after butt-dialing 911, talks about getting high appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Known for his role as metal-faced Jaws in two James Bond films in the late seventies, actor Richard Kiel passed away in a Fresno hospital earlier today for reasons unknown to the public. The post James Bond villain Richard Kiel dies at 74 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Music can conjure forth all sorts of emotions, it can unearth buried memories, and you simply can’t party without it. What’s better than music? Free music! Here’s a roundup of free trials for music streaming services. The post The iPod is dead: Quit downloading and try one of these 10 music streaming services appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Apple Watch has arrived, and it's different from other smartwatches in some key ways. Here are some of our favorite features of the Watch, and how they change the smartwatch game. The post Nailed it! 6 ways the Apple Watch could put other smartwatches to shame appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li writer Justin Marks will pen the script for the sequel to '80s classic Top Gun, with Tom Cruise returning as Maverick. The post Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li writer to pen Top Gun 2 script appeared first on Digital Trends.

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T-Mobile is back with its latest update of Uncarrier updates and its plan for domination in the U.S. wireless industry. This time there's Wi-Fi unleashed, free in-flight texting and more. The post T-Mobile adds free in-flight texting, Wi-Fi routers, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Yamaha has introduced its latest sound projector, the YSP-2500, which beams sound to different areas of the room and bounces it off walls for a convincing virtual surround effect. The post Yamaha reveals YSP-2500 sound projector and wireless subwoofer appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice came up with a five-point plan to potentially eliminate, or at least minimize, texting while driving. There's no word if these recommendations will be implemented as is. The post If you’re texting and driving in Long Island, your phone might be disabled appeared first on Digital Trends.

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These scores earned by the Core M start to paint a picture of what we can expect from the chip once it ships in PCs this fall. Learn more here. The post First Intel Core M benchmark scores released appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Redmond just released a new batch of security patches for Internet Explorer. Learn more here. The post New Internet Explorer updates plug security holes in Adobe Flash Player, more appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The seminal 1993 point-and-click adventure game, Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers, is getting an HD overhaul in the 20th Anniversary Edition, coming to PC and Mac on October 15. The post Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers returns in October appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Paradigm unveiled its latest home theater speaker line today at CEDIA, the Prestige Series. The new series comes in 7 pieces, and will be available in Q4 of this year. The post Paradigm unveils its gorgeous new Prestige Series speakers appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The data was posted on a Bitcoin security forum, but a significant amount of them are out of date. Learn more here. The post Five million Gmail addresses, passwords leak out appeared first on Digital Trends.

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With the help of a small pouch lined with metallic fabric, all garments in this 1984-inspired clothing line will also conceal your location data from Big Brother The post This 1984-inspired fashion line hides your cellular data from prying eyes appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Watch Dogs, Ubisoft's long-anticipated open world hackstravaganza, will finally arrive for Nintendo's Wii U on November 18, rounding out its availability for every current console. The post Watch Dogs coming to Wii U on November 18 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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In addition to a new limited-edition body option, the X-T1 Graphite Silver from Fujifilm has some technical enhancements. Plus, Fujifilm announces an upcoming firmware update for all X-T1 users, plus a new kit lens. The post Fujifilm X-T1 receives a durable, luxe limited-edition Graphite Silver body appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Apple's new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are definitely bigger, but how big are they? We compare them to everyday objects and other devices. The post How big is the iPhone 6 Plus? These photos give a good size comparison appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Automotive manufacturer Local Motors teased a 3D-printed electric car in March, and it looks to be right on schedule. Called the Strati, the car is currently being assembled at the International Manufacturing Technology Show. The post Forget miles of assembly lines. Local Motors is now 3D-printing cars appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Sprint will let customers lease the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus if they so choose for $20 a month with its new "iPhone for Life" plan. The post Sprint launches $70 a month ‘iPhone for Life’ lease plan appeared first on Digital Trends.

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After Apple's silence during its iPhone 6/Apple Watch announcement yesterday, we were beginning to think the whole Lightning-connected headphone rumor was a dead end. Apparently not, as Philips has announced the first such headphones, due out in December. The post Philips bests Beasts at its own game, announces Lightning-connected headphones appeared first on Digital Trends.

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LaCie's new external hard drive is big, expensive, and upgradeable. Learn more here. The post LaCie’s new d2 Thunderbolt 2 external drive is SSD-upgradeable, but expensive appeared first on Digital Trends.

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For fans of instant film who want larger prints, Fujifilm is releasing its Instax Wide 300 camera, which ideal for pro and amateur use. Also announced are Instax Mini 8 and Instax Mini 90 in new colors. The post Get larger instant prints with Fujifilm’s Instax Wide 300 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Sonos has announced the premiere of a new music service on its multi-room speaker ecosystem that will launch this month, offering millions of tracks at CD quality resolution. Called Deezer Elite, the new service will premiere this month, with a free trial for US users. The post Sonos announces exclusive new ‘HD’ music service that streams CD-quality audio appeared first on Digital Trends.

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