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IFA 2015

Stick PCs: The next big thing is smaller than expected

Manufacturers like Intel, Lenovo and Asus are all working on stick PCs in an attempt to seize the market as it grows, but there's an input issue that has to be solved before these devices go mainstream.

Computing

8 restaurants going high tech with tablets, robots, and liquid nitrogen

Ever had sushi delivered to you by a high-speed conveyor belt, or a 22-course meal accompanied by a high-end audio and video system? If not, then book a table at one of these tech-centric eateries.

Cool Tech

Never say die! A Goonies sequel is still a possibility, says director Richard Donner

In a new interview Goonies director Richard Donner kept the hope for a sequel alive. He noted that while it takes a long time to get it right, “maybe the powers that be are working on something.”

Movies & TV

‘Skylanders: SuperChargers’ Preview: Revving up for more fun

The world of Activision Blizzard's kid-friendly Skylanders franchise gets motorized with the addition of vehicles to go along with the toys-to-life adventures in Skylanders: SuperChargers.

Gaming

Watch a bunch of ants march in a circle around a ringing iPhone

A recent YouTube video shows a truly fascinating (if not terrifying) display of ant behavior, in which the small insects suddenly abandon their previously haphazard motion to march in a circle around a ringing iPhone.

Mobile

iPhone 5S saves Fresno State student from getting shot by a robber

According to local authorities, a California State University, Fresno student was spared serious injury, and possibly death, by the iPhone 5S in the student's pocket. Nor is this the only such life-saving incident that has been reported.

Mobile

Marvel casts Mahershala Ali for Netflix’s Luke Cage, Stephen Rider for Daredevil

Marvel continues to find impressive talent for its Netflix superhero series. The studio has cast Mahershala Ali to play Cottonmouth on Luke Cage, while Steven Rider will play Blake Tower on Daredevil.

Movies & TV

Trends with Benefits: 4K phones, OLED takeover, Star Wars toys and DIY helicopters

This week the DT round-table talks IFA 2015, the largest electronics show in Europe. This year brought a slew of new product announcements, along with some clear signals of where the future of 4K and OLED television is headed.

Podcasts

Is that a small TV or a tablet? Alcatel's Xess will make you wonder

We got a hands on with Alcatel’s new Xess tablet at IFA. It’s still in development, but with a 17.3-inch screen it’s sure to grab some attention. Step inside and find out how it measures up.

Mobile

Apple could sneak in a few surprises for the Apple Watch and iPad during Sept. 9 event

Alongside new iPhones and iPads, Apple could announce a cheaper version of the gold Apple Watch and a keyboard for the iPad next Wednesday during the company's event. In addition, Apple could announce more materials for the Apple Watch.

Mobile

Toyota to reveal the 2016 Prius in Vegas next week, but we’ve got the livestream right here

Toyota will unveil the all-new 2016 Prius on Sept. 8 in Las Vegas. Digital Trends will be covering the event in person, but we’ve got all the livestream information inside to keep you in the loop.

Cars

Johnny Depp discusses the evil within during Black Mass press conference in Venice

Johnny Depp joked about the evil within and discussed his "complicated" Black Mass character, former crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger, during a press conference Friday at the Venice International Film Festival.

Movies & TV