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In preparation for the next trip to the Red Planet, NASA tested a supersonic parachute that will be used during entry into the Martian atmosphere by deploying it from a rocket at nearly twice the speed of sound. The post Watch NASA test the supersonic parachute for the 2020 Mars mission appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Controlling your home with naught but your voice is easy enough these days, but protecting it hasn't always been so easy. Here to change that, however, is the SkylinkNet connected home suite, which is compatible with Alexa. The post Protect your home with just your voice thanks to SkylinkNet and Alexa appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Will 2018 be the year that Android smartphone makers embrace facial recognition software? A recent report out of Asia seems to indicate that next year's devices will offer features similar to those found in the iPhone X. The post Next year’s flagship Android phones may offer facial recognition features appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Need a new snowboard, but aren't sure which to buy? We've picked out this season's best snowboards for a variety of surfaces. Whether you want to slash powder or hit the groomers, these boards have it all. The post Winter is coming. Prepare to carve it up with the best snowboards appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Wondering how your earbuds got so tangled in your pocket? Meet Gary, your friendly neighborhood automatic earphone organizer, built to reduce stress from twisted, knotted cables headphone cables. The post Meet Gary, your friendly neighborhood earphone organizer appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A.I. has almost unlimited potential, but it could be a danger to the human race. IBM and MIT have teamed up to make sure it’s only used for good. The post IBM and MIT are working together to make sure A.I. isn’t our downfall appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Hot on the heels of canceling the controversial loot boxes in Battlefront, EA has addressed some of the microtransaction complaints about Need for Speed Payback with a new game update. The post ‘Need for Speed Payback’ accelerates in-game car progression appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Have you ever wanted to tour the British Museum's Egyptian galleries or see famous Renaissance-era art? Wel, Oculus Rift's new VR libraries make it easier than over to interact with famous works of art. The post Oculus React VR takes you behind the scenes of ‘Jumanji’ and the British Museum appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Now that two airlines (Emirates and Cathay) have made commitments to bringing faster Wi-Fi speeds to their flights, you may finally feel as though your flight is as efficient as it really is.  The post Faster Wi-Fi is in the cards for passengers on Cathay and Emirates airlines appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Are you a fan of Tesla in need of a battery pack that matches your car? If so, then Tesla's Powerbank might be for you. The external battery pack is compatible with both Android and iOS devices. The post Tesla launches external battery pack for iPhone and Android devices appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Williams-Sonoma isn't just releasing an app or debuting a new platform that makes use of augmented reality -- instead, the company has spent $112 million in cash to acquire San Jose-based AR startup Outward. The post Augmented reality is becoming real for home goods brands like Williams-Sonoma appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Big-budget CGI and virtual reality are mostly confined to the entertainment industries, but researchers have taken advantage of those techniques to help them more easily study the human brain. The post How Hollywood techniques and virtual reality are changing the field of neuroscience appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Drip is a crowdfunding tool that allows people to subscribe to a creator and give them monthly payments. This is in contrast to the Kickstarter model, which has backers pledge money to one single project. The post Kickstarter lets you subscribe to creators with Drip appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Golfers have always loved gadgets, but now you can use the latest technology previously only available to tour pros to help you improve your game on your upcoming vacation to a high-end golf resort. The post Try these accessible tech teaching tools on your next dream golf vacation appeared first on Digital Trends.

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With the iPhone X, Apple finally did away with the home button. Luckily, you can still access plenty of functionality without it. Here are a few quick pointers, courtesy of The Unlockr's David Cogen. The post You won’t miss the home button on the iPhone X, thanks to these new gestures appeared first on Digital Trends.

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It's no secret that most gamers hate microtransactions. Video game publishers, on the other hand, seem to love them. Luckily, the developers of the Witcher series agrees that such policies are a result of greed. The post ‘Witcher 3’ developer takes shot at microtransactions — ‘We leave greed to others’ appeared first on Digital Trends.

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If you can’t decide if you need a tablet or a notebook, then don’t bother. The best 2-in-1 laptops are both, and they can provide all the power you need. Check out our list for the best 2-in-1s for any user. The post The best 2-in-1 laptops you can buy appeared first on Digital Trends.

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There’s a lot to be thankful for this holiday season, but here at DT, cool car technologies are at the top of the list. Inside, we’re giving thanks for heated seats, adaptive cruise control, and much more. The post 20 car technologies we’re thankful for (and a little spoiled by) appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Oh She Glows -- available for iOS and Android -- is an app that consists of over 95 plant-based recipes, including over 75 gluten-free recipes. It'll also bring out the foodie in you -- just in time for those Instagram worthy holiday photos. The post Oh She Glows is the most stunning recipe app you’ll ever see appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Razer Phone boasts some pretty impressive specifications. With Dolby Atmos on board, a 120Hz screen, and 8GB of RAM, the it's the perfect device for gaming. Here's some Razer Phone tips and tricks to help you master your new phone. The post Win the game with these handy Razer Phone tips and tricks appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Surface Book 2 is an interesting device. It might even be slick and stylish enough to sway some MacOS die-hards. Let's dig into the details to find out for sure in this Surface Book 2 vs. MacBook Pro 15 battle royale. The post Microsoft takes on Apple’s prestige: Surface Book 2 15-inch vs MacBook Pro 15 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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There are reports that Samsung is working on a new detachable Chromebook that will be powered by a Kaby Lake processor. Development is currently underway, but there are still a lot of questions about this device. The post Samsung is working on a detachable two-in-one Chromebook appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Researchers at the University of Utah have attached a robotic arm and hand that respond directly to nerve impulses. Called the "Luke" arm, it's a revolutionary advance in neuroprosthetic devices. The post High-tech neuroprosthetic ‘Luke’ arm lets amputee touch and feel again appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Headphone jacks are going the way of the dinosaurs, but that doesn’t mean you need to throw out your wired headphones. Our Bluewave Get review shows how a tiny BT receiver can breathe new life into your old cans with AptX HD support and a killer amp. The post Bluewave Get Hi-Fi Wireless Headphone Amp review appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Researchers from METI have sent a friendly greeting to a red dwarf system that could be home to an alien civilization. We may hear back from them in 25 years, but what will the response be? The post Scientists hope their latest alien invitation won’t trigger an invasion of Earth appeared first on Digital Trends.

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