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Mario Kart in real life is the best use of AR so far
19 minutes ago - Tristan Greene shared on The Next Web
Anyone still wondering what the hype around augmented reality (AR) is all about need look no further than Hado Kart . This Mario Kart for AR is available at a Japanese arcade called 3rd Planet , a VR-focused playground. We’ve seen AR based on Super Mario Bros. before, and it was awesome....
New NOAA weather forecast model could be the difference between life and death
47 minutes ago - @digitaltrends shared on Digital Trends
Why it matters to you Staying safe in the face of severe weather is all about having sufficient warning. NOAA's new system could give people the gift of time. When it comes to surviving natural disasters , time is of the essence. Even a few extra minutes of notice can be the difference between...
End of an era? Microsoft Paint now on the list of apps that won’t be updated
48 minutes ago - @HillaryGrigonis shared on Digital Trends
Why it matters to you Paint's functions may still be available in Paint 3D, but the end of the 1985 program is likely to leave some a bit nostalgic. Microsoft Paint, the doodling program that’s as old as Windows 1.0 itself is getting erased from Microsoft’s list. The company...
Shed pounds using embodyDNA, a weight-loss plan based on your DNA
55 minutes ago - @digitaltrends shared on Digital Trends
Why it matters to you Different bodies need different things when it comes to weight loss and embodyDNA is here to help you get the personalized attention. You have always been wary of one-size-fits-all clothing (and with good reason), so why would you assume that a one-size-fits-all diet would...
Fairphone forced to end support for first device as parts supply dries up
1 hour ago - @pioneerspine shared on Digital Trends
Why it matters to you You have to admire Fairphone's mission, but the industry's cycle of development has made it challenging to keep those devices running for a very long time. Fairphone, the company responsible for building modular, user-repairable smartphones with an eye on ethical...
Teaser trailer for ‘American Horror Story: Cult’ is not clowning around
1 hour ago - @digitaltrends shared on Digital Trends
Why it matters to you This teaser trailer the first look that fans are getting of 'American Horror Story: Cult.' Complete with clowns and ominous chanting, the first teaser trailer for American Horror Story: Cult is sure to draw you in and terrify you. With a theme like Cult, Ryan Murphy,...
Apple invests in OLED plant for future iPhone screens, reducing reliance on Samsung
1 hour ago - @GregNibler shared on Digital Trends
Apple appears to be doubling down on OLED screens for future iPhones. Currently Apple is slated to purchase OLED displays for the upcoming iPhone 8 from its rival Samsung, and that obviously helps Samsung’s bottom line. But for later generations of the iPhone Apple plans to move away from...
Audio-Technica’s fully wireless ATH-DSR9BT headphones promise impressive audio capabilties
1 hour ago - @Brendan_LH shared on Digital Trends
Why it matters to you Bluetooth headphones make listening on the go easier, but they don't usually compare to wired models. However, Audio-Technica looks to correct this with the ATH-DSR9BT wireless headphones Remember when Apple’s announcement about dropping 3.5mm headphone jacks from...
Gear up for dorm life with our top 12 back-to-school deals
1 hour ago - @Jarl_Lucas shared on Digital Trends
School is — thankfully — still a month or so away, but it’s never too early to start scoping out deals. Summer sales are the perfect way to stock up on dorm gear, study essentials, and other student-friendly gadgets ahead of the end-of-season retail rush. For the next few...
Samsung S8 Active leaks, and it's not as ugly this time
1 hour ago - Napier Lopez shared on The Next Web
Samsung has another high-end device on the way this year, and it’s not the Note 8. A reddit user has leaked images of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, which continues Samsung’s tradition of building more durable offshoots of it mainstream phone series. If you’re not familiar, the...
GogoToro's Chargemander case is a pricey battery case, but it looks like a Pokédex
1 hour ago - @bstoly shared on Digital Trends
Hunting Pokémon in Pokémon Go requires a smartphone with a hefty battery life, or trainers need to carry around portable battery packs . What if there was a way to keep your phone charged, while looking like Ash Ketchum? GogoToro’s Chargemander is a smartphone case that doubles as...
Seth Rogen discharges a laser gun during behind-the-scenes ‘Future Man’ teaser
1 hour ago - @digitaltrends shared on Digital Trends
Why it matters to you In its continued quest to compete with Netflix and Amazon, Hulu would love to follow up The Handmaid's Tale with another buzz-worthy hit. We have been hearing about Seth Rogen’s upcoming Future Man for a while now, but the recently-wrapped, four-day onslaught of...
Watch Chris Hemsworth spin a race car on Formula E’s New York City track
1 hour ago - @SAEdelstein shared on Digital Trends
Why it matters to you This why race driving should be left to the professionals. The list of Hollywood actors who have transitioned to motor sports includes famous names like Steve McQueen and Paul Newman. Chris Hemsworth recently test drove a Formula E race car, so can he add his name to that...
The biggest data leak in Swedish history was also the most avoidable
1 hour ago - Matthew Hughes shared on The Next Web
It’s been described as “the biggest leak in Swedish history”, and it’s easy to see why. Looking to cut costs, in 2015, the Swedish Transport Agency (STA) outsourced the management of its database and IT infrastructure to two companies — IBM in the Czech Republic,...
How to get really good at 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds'
1 hour ago - @philhornshaw shared on Digital Trends
You’ve got the gist of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds down. You know how to bide your time, avoid being seen, and ambush other players. You’ve can feel the rhythm of the game — you’re good at avoiding the blue circle, and making it to the endgame. With the basics...
Another major villain joins the congregation in a new ‘Preacher’ trailer
2 hours ago - @beardjones shared on Digital Trends
Why it matters to you After an acclaimed first season, the next few episodes of Preacher look poised to focus on some of the most memorable villains from the comic. Adaptations of comic books have done big business for the movie industry for many years but as of late, we have seen comics serve as...
‘Destiny 2’ beta extended through Tuesday for more Guardian action
2 hours ago - @GarrettHulfish shared on Digital Trends
Why it matters to you With two extra days to play, fans of the Destiny 2 Beta have more to do this week. For everyone who enjoyed Destiny 2 over the weekend, Bungie has announced over Twitter that the Destiny 2 beta has been extended another two days. Instead of ending at 6 p.m. PT on Sunday, the...
Shocking device will keep drivers awake with an electric impulse
2 hours ago - @dyllonline shared on Digital Trends
Why it matters to you Drowsy drivers kill up to 6,000 people each year in the United States, but this device helps keep them alert until they find somewhere to sleep. Drowsy driving may not be as frowned upon as drunk driving but it can be just as dangerous. Drowsy drivers may cause as many as...
Alleged Intel Coffee Lake CPU specifications leak online
3 hours ago - @digitaltrends shared on Digital Trends
Why it matters to you Intel's Coffee Lake could be decent competition for AMD's resurgent flagship Ryzen hardware. A trio of processors from Intel’s upcoming Coffee Lake lineup have allegedly been leaked online. While Intel has yet to confirm them in any capacity, the leaks are...
Google no longer shows 'best torrent sites' carousel in Search
3 hours ago - Mix shared on The Next Web
Google is no longer making it easy for pirates to quickly find decent torrent sites. Following numerous reports that the company had begun displaying suggestions for popular torrent platforms straight at the top of Search, the internet giant has now amended its mistake and removed the results...
Xbox One X will soon be available for pre-order, Phil Spencer reveals
3 hours ago - @digitaltrends shared on Digital Trends
Why it matters to you Fans hoping to guarantee themselves an Xbox One X on launch day won't have to wait much longer. Microsoft finally revealed the Xbox One X to the world at its E3 press conference last month, but the company didn’t actually make the upgraded console available for...
This startup 3D prints glasses that will fit nobody but you
3 hours ago - Anouk Vleugels shared on The Next Web
It’s a bit of a holy grail for the eyewear industry: Being able to sell glasses that never pinch, slide off, or seem off-center. But every face is different, noses come in various sizes, and ears aren’t always in the exact same position. So when it comes to spectacles, there’s...
Fans of ‘Splatoon 2’ are creating some bizarre in-game artwork
3 hours ago - @digitaltrends shared on Digital Trends
Why it matters to you Splatoon 2's community disappointed no one with its incredible in-game artwork. The original Wii U game Splatoon was a meme factory thanks to its Miiverse support, which allowed users to draw incredibly detailed artwork that would then show up in the game world, but it...
Spiritus activewear boosts your energy level with infrared tech
4 hours ago - @WanderRedFox shared on Digital Trends
Why it matters to you Spiritus activewear is ideal for athletes who want to push their limits in the gym or on the field. When the trail gets rough and you start losing steam, Spiritus activewear helps you recover your energy faster. This high-tech fabric uses infrared technology to improve blood...

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