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Thermal imaging doesn’t just illuminate the dark, it now lets you turn dumb objects smart

Metaio has been showing off a series of demos designed to showcase the potential of augmented reality technology. Thermal touch has real potential as a an alternative control scheme for wearables that doesn't rely on direct interactions…
Music

5 songs you need to hear this weekend

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week that are are worth using your bandwidth on. Up this week: Carly Rae Jepsen, Tuxedo, Tanlines, and more.
Mobile

Apple and Samsung are the most valuable global brands of 2015

Apple is the most valuable global brand of 2015, according to report from Brand Finance. The U.S. brand behind the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is worth a record $128 billion. South Korea-based Samsung retained its No. 2 spot.
Cars

Next-gen Jeep Wrangler rumored to pack an EcoDiesel engine, 8-speed automatic

A rumor concerning the next Jeep Wrangler has surfaced, stating that it might be packaged with an EcoDiesel engine and 8-speed automatic transmission. This combination is found in other FCA-produced cars, and falls in line with similar…
Movies & TV

5 shows you need to stream this weekend

How are you going to get through this week? By pulling up your favorite streaming service and queueing the finest films and TV shows available now. Up this week: Of Miracles and Men, Harmontown, Drunk History, and more.
Computing

Could DNA be the key to passing digital data to future generations?

All current forms of digital storage have flaws that make them a poor choice for storing data over thousands of years. It turns out the key to extreme long-term storage may not be more advanced electronics but instead a natural phenomena…
Gaming

Hearthstone’s next adventure heads to Blackrock Mountain and mobile phones

Blizzard has announced that the next Adventure for Hearthstone will be called Blackrock Mountain, translating another one of the seminal game's famous raids into a solo adventure.
Gaming

Take a closer look at GTA Online’s upcoming Heists

In anticipation of the impending release of cooperative heists in GTA Online on March 10, Rockstar has released a new gallery of images and a brief teaser trailer.
Computing

The CIA is changing to take on the online hackers

The Central Intelligence Agency is set for a big shake-up as it looks to better combat the threats of online hackers and spies. Director John Brennan has been explaining the changes to the press.
Podcasts

Trends with Benefits: Apple Watch wariness, Hyperloop hype, magnet mayhem

Will the Apple Watch flop or fly? Digital Trends editors discuss the merits of Apple's upcoming smartwatch, along with pricing for HBO Go, France's new appliance law, and Elon Musk's Hyperloop edging closer to reality.
Computing

Torrenting app denies it’s ‘secretly’ mining Bitcoins

uTorrent and its owner BitTorrent have come under fire after some users reported finding unauthorized software on their computers — so what's really happening with the latest update?
Gaming

Android for virtual reality is on the way, says report

Are Google engineers building a special version of Android to work on VR headsets like the Oculus Rift? If a story in the Wall Street Journal is to be believed, yes it is. Find out what we know so far.