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Music

Chris Robinson wants artists to storm Spotify HQ and ‘take whatever we want’

Chris Robinson, former frontman for jam-band the Black Crowes, on his slinky and psychedielic new album “Anyway You Love, We Know How You Feel, out now in various formats via Robinson’s own custom label, Silver Arrow – and the price…
Cool Tech

Forget ‘great,’ presidential hopeful Zoltan Istvan wants to make America immortal

Zoltan Istvan is the Transhumanist party leader and independent candidate for the forthcoming U.S. elections. Istvan’s platform? That he wants you to live forever thanks to the amazing world of AI and augmentation.
Cars

Want a HUD in your motorcycle helmet? Livemap survives where Skully crashed

Are connected motorcycle helmets the future? After the disaster that was Skully, a Russian inventor may have a better way to see the road ahead for riders. We took a look at his latest prototype.
Movies & TV

‘Halt and Catch Fire’ creators are ready to explore the history of Silicon Valley

As the show kicks off its 3rd season, we caught up with the creators of Halt and Catch Fire -- AMC’s lesser-known (and totally awesome) series, which chronicles the untold history of Silicon Valley in the 1980s.
Photography

Lexar explains why not all memory cards are created equal

UHS, U1, U3, Class 10 – trying to understand memory cards is befuddling. So we spoke with Lexar's product manager to get the skinny on formats, features, and quality as well as her opinion on the current format war between XQD and…
Features

Cyborgs are already here, but the next steps will make you nauseous

From bionic limbs to sensors that let you “smell’ color, the body modifications of science fiction are finally coming to fruition, and not all of them are born in squeaky-clean hospital labs.
Movies & TV

‘Fear the Walking Dead’ star Lorenzo James Henrie on Season 2’s ‘crazy’ violence

In an exclusive interview with Digital Trends, Fear the Walking Dead star Lorenzo James Henrie explains what’s ahead in season 2b, how the role has changed his life, his mentors on set, and more.
Computing

Why the world’s fastest quantum computer … really isn’t a quantum computer

Over the past six-and-a-half years, Lockheed Martin has made steady upgrades to its Quantum Computation Center — and now the company has a potent 1,152-qubit rig at its disposal. But it's not exactly a quantum computer.
Music

How streaming has helped O.A.R. spread their jams and celebrate ‘XX’

Streaming music remains a controversial subject for many artists. But for O.A.R., a band that’s always embraced connecting with its fans, streaming is an awesome way to learn who’s tuning in.
Computing

Intel won't lead the VR revolution, but it will power those who do

Intel is a driving force behind many PC standards that users enjoy every day, like USB and Thunderbolt. Now, the company seems to be getting into virtual reality, and its presence may establish tech we'll use for years, even decades, to…
Movies & TV

Why Marvel’s ‘Agents of SHIELD’ will set a darker tone in season 4 3:59

Digital Trends met up with some of the key players in Agents of SHIELD to talk about what's ahead for season 4. Producer Jeph Loeb and series stars, including Clark Gregg and Elizaeth Henstridge, shared some interesting insights…
Cool Tech

Now computers can clone your handwriting with creepy accuracy

Researchers at University College London have created an algorithm capable of taking a sample of handwritten text and imitating it, allowing a computer to write in the style of a real person.