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Burned out on apps, keys and screens? Improve your analog life this weekend! Digital Trends’ brother site The Manual exists to give men straight-up advice, from unspoken suit rules you need to know, to the latest in fashion, food, drink, travel, grooming and culture. The post Flipping through The Manual: Badass bike gear, Oregon farm escapes, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Take a ride in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel's Stingray, a hovering ATV equipped with laser beams, freeze rocks, and the ability to hover-slam nearby enemies. The post Getting fast and furious in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel’s Stingray appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Nissan self-driving car (or cars) set to debut in 2020 will still require a human driver behind the wheel, the company said in an update on the project, although future cars will have significant self-driving ability. The post Nissan’s self-driving car for 2020 won’t be fully autonomous appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Researchers at MIT have created a wrist-mounted robot that adds two long fingers to your hand so you can perform everyday routines more easily. The implications could be significant for the elderly and people with disabilities. The post Wearable robot adds two fingers to your human hand, gives you a better grip on life appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Amazingly, there are some people out there recommending smartphone users swap their trusty devices for a BlackBerry phone. The post Don’t be fooled by nostalgia: Running back to BlackBerry is still a mistake appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Facial recognition software NeoFace has struck again, singling out a British suspect wanted for robbing a grocery store. The same technology helped convict a Chicago felon last month. The post British cops nab shoplifter with facial recognition tech appeared first on Digital Trends.

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After Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down from the skies on Thursday, the debate continues to rage over who was responsible — and part of that debate is playing out on Wikipedia. The post Tweetbot catches Russia making edits to Flight MH17 Wikipedia entry appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Perhaps rolling out to your Netflix account in the near future, the streaming video company is testing a private mode that will keep all your viewed content out of the recently viewed feed. The post Netflix starts testing private mode to hide what you watch appeared first on Digital Trends.

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We've got a batch of 30 PC beta codes for Ubisoft's open-world racing game The Crew to share right here! The post The Crew is an open world racer with a closed beta, and we have your ticket in appeared first on Digital Trends.

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goTenna is basically a low-power radio transceiver that allows you to use your phone like a CB radio and send messages -- even in the absence of a cellular network. The post No network? No problem. GoTenna lets you message your buddies without cell service appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Curved TVs may be getting a rap as a cheap sales gimmick to sell premium TVs, but they don’t hurt image quality, and they certainly create a spectacle in your living room. So what’s wrong with a good gimmick? The post Are curved TVs a gimmick? Yup, but we still love them. Here’s why appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Microsoft shuts down Xbox Entertainment Studios, taking another step further away from its vision of living room ownership and another step toward winning back the adoration of gamers. The post Xbox Entertainment Studios shutdown the next logical step in a gamers-first Xbox brand appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles director Jonathan Liebesman addresses some of fans' concerns regarding his upcoming reboot of the TMNT movie franchise. The post Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles director talks pizza, comedy, and Shredder’s identity appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Ford has a storied racing history, but hasn't been competitive in the 24 Hours of Le Mans since the 1960s. That may be changing if Ford greenlights a new, Ecoboost V6-powered P2 program. The post Return to 24: Ford reportedly mulling a return to Le Mans with an Ecoboost-powered P2 car appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Would you kill knowing you could get away with it? The Purge: Anarchy revisits the original and sketches in the bizarre, brutal world that would exist if you could for one night a year. The post The Purge: Anarchy review appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Did the Windows desktop icons you've gotten so used to seeing disappear? Here's how to revive them in Windows 8.1. The post How to restore My Computer, Recycle Bin, and other Windows icons to your Win 8.1 desktop appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Evan Blass, known as famed leaker @evleaks, released an artist's rendition of HTC's Android Wear smartwatch. According to Blass, the "hardware is 100 percent faithful reproduction" of HTC's unannounced smartwatch. The post HTC’s Android Wear smartwatch may look like this appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Chromium OS development squad is tinkering away at something called Athena. You can learn more about it here. The post Chromium OS team working on ‘new kind of user experience’ with Athena appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Microsoft plans to axe the entry-level Nokia Asha lineup and other Series 40 devices over the next 18 months. This news comes right after the company announced layoffs for 18,000 workers and the end of the Nokia X. The post Microsoft plans to kill the Nokia Asha, Series 40, and other budget phones appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Broadwell chips are coming, and Asus' newest motherboard is built to handle Intel's next wave of CPUs. The post Asus’ newest gaming motherboard supports Intel’s next-gen Broadwell processors appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Disney and Netflix announced yesterday that the two companies have penned a new multi-year licensing agreement that will effectively make Netflix the exclusive Canadian subscription TV service with first-run Disney feature films, of both the live-action and animated variety. The post Netflix Canada pens deal for exclusive first-run streaming rights to new Disney movies appeared first on Digital Trends.

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According to frustrated owners of the Gear Live and G Watch, getting a replacement charging cradle is near impossible. Samsung did comment on the situation, though it was far from a guarantee for replacement chargers. The post Don’t lose your Gear Live or G Watch charger: You can’t buy a new one appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Nokia's music-streaming service MixRadio will now be a spin off company. Its CEO Jyrki Rosenberg said that MixRadio is considering making apps for iOS and Android, too. The post Nokia may offer MixRadio on iPhone and Android devices appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Google promised the European Union to stop calling games with in-app purchases "free" on the Play Store. Meanwhile, Apple said it's working on a new "Ask to buy" feature for iOS 8. The post Google to stop calling games with in-app purchases ‘free’ appeared first on Digital Trends.

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San Francisco-based Betabrand has created a special type of hoodie made of a speaker screen-like fabric that allows headphones to go outside the hood withouth muffling the sound, along with other audio-oriented features. The post A hood made of speaker cloth? Betabrand aims to create the ultimate hoodie for audio geeks appeared first on Digital Trends.

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