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Music

Bass? Been done. Jaded is all about that chirp on ‘4000Hz’

Jaded turn the usual obsession with bass on its head with 4000Hz, a track dedicated to exploring the higher side of the audio spectrum, birds and all.
Mobile

Apple's differential privacy won't start until iOS 10 launches, and it will be opt-in

Apple unveiled a technique it is implementing in iOS 10 to boost user privacy when gathering data -- differential privacy. Apple didn't invent it -- in fact, Google has been using the technique in its Chrome browser since 2014.
Music

Stairway to fortune: Why the music industry still favors the thief

Led Zeppelin may have won their case over the introduction to Stairway to Heaven, but the history of music is rife with musical theft, and it favors those who steal, here are some of the reasons why.
Photography

Meet the travel photographer using Facebook Live to invite you along on the road

Travel photographer Trey Ratcliff has embarked on a six-month journey where he plans to visit six continents. Unlike his previous travelogues, Ratcliff will have a live audience following him on Facebook.
Cars

Ride along as we test 15 of this year's top cars to find the best of the best

For the annual Digital Trends Car Awards, we gathered the best cars in seven different categories, put them in charge of our crack team of car editors, and let them loose to decide which truly reigned supreme.
Photography

Are your food photos bland? Liza Gershman explains how to add some sizzle

Food has become such a popular subject for casual photographers that it has contributed a lot of noise online. Food photographer Liza Gershman shows us how to make standout grub shots.
Cool Tech

Who’s to blame when your hoverboard bursts into flames? It’s complicated

You may assume anything you can buy in a store is safe, but safety certifications like UL are actually totally voluntary, and some of them don't mean nearly as much as you think they do.
Music

Gary Barlow didn’t just meet his ’80s heroes, he made a retro album with them

How do you make an ‘80s album in 2016. For Gary Barlow, the answer was simple: Round up your music heroes, put them in a studio, and let them loose.
Gaming

How esports are going from laughingstock to phenomenon

Esports used to be a Korean phenomenon that Americans eyed with curiosity, and occasionally, disdain. But that’s rapidly changing as esports get big, and go mainstream.
Home Theater

To finally conquer speakers, Samsung built this secretive sonic skunkworks

Samsung's new lab takes science to the max in a lofty attempt to become the number one name in audio, world wide. Take a tour of the state-of-the-art facility to explore Samsung's new plans for audio domination.
Cars

Why the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans is such a big deal to Ford

Ford’s all-out assault on the 24 Hours of Le Mans is the biggest story at the race this year, and it’s been five decades in the making. Here’s why this year’s Le Mans race is so important to Ford.