Together again: Kirk and Spock reunite in Volkswagen’s e-Golf TV spot

Volkswagen has released a new ad for its electric lineup called “Kirk and Spock reunited.” The film stars William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy, and showcases the futuristic capabilities of the e-Golf, e-up, and XL1.


From mile-high Wi-Fi to mobile boarding passes, which airline has the best tech?

From Wi-Fi to streaming entertainment and mobile apps, U.S. airlines are aggressively incorporating customer-facing technology into its operations. We find out who’s doing it right, and who needs to step it up.

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How to buy and sell electronics on eBay or Craigslist

Looking to turn your old electronics into cash? Your best chance of getting a decent price is on eBay and Craigslist. Here are some tips on how to prepare your device, write an ad, handle the sale, and make money.


JBL’s Charge 2 piles on bigger bass for fatter sound from a slim cylinder

Playing off the success of its original Charge speaker, JBL’s Charge 2 goes all out to upstage its predecessor, offering new features, more power, and dual passive radiators to…

  • Pros: Class-leading bass response , Clear, full midrange , Feature…
  • Cons: Bass overpowering on occasion , Slight bite in the treble

Flipping through The Manual: A backpacking hot tub, the perfect blazer and more

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…

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The hottest of hatchbacks: 2016 Ford Focus RS rumor roundup

The 2016 Ford Focus RS could be the first of the hot Ford RS models sold in the U.S., and it's expected to make a big impression with up to 350 turbocharged horsepower and all-wheel drive.


New York, Delaware, New Jersey have the fastest broadband download speeds in the US

According to data from Ookla’s Net Index, which aggregates broadband and mobile data speeds from tests conducted around the world, the U.S. can finally say that it has an average broadband download speed above 30Mbps (megabits per second).


This slip of paper can detect the Ebola virus in less than an hour

What if we could detect the Ebola virus the same way we test for pregnancy? A collaboration of researchers may have found the path toward making this kind of infection and virus detection as simple as a paper-based test.What if we could detect the Ebola virus…

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Deezer picks up podcast app Stitcher to bolster its streaming service

Deezer has yet to launch inside the US but continues to expand its streaming service nevertheless — the company has announced that it has acquired popular talk radio and podcast app Stitcher.


Cybersquat pays off as sells for $200,000

Making money on domain names is all about being in the right place at the right time, as Blue String Ventures has proved by selling the keys to for 15 times its original price.


The Queen sends out her first tweet

God save the Queen from the trolls: Elizabeth II sent out her first tweet while opening a technology exhibition at the London Science Museum, though it's "unlikely" she'll become a regular tweeter.

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The Google+ feature you’ve never used is actually one of its most innovative

Google has changed the world by sorting the world’s information, and with Project Boswell (Google+ Stories) it now hopes to become your own personal historian.

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Digital Trends Podcast – Episode 3, October 24, 2014

Trends with Benefits covers a range of topics today including the Future of Netflix and original content on both TV and streaming sources. We ask the question, “have zombies jumped the shark”. Also, Hoverboards are actually a thing… so what…


Google exec breaks Felix Baumgartner’s world record with a 26-mile skydive

After riding a helium-filled balloon up into the Earth's stratosphere, Google exec Alan Eustace cut himself loose and plummeted more than 26 miles back to the ground -- breaking Felix Baumgartner's record along the way.

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