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Failed Kickstarter game is a cautionary tale in crowdfunding project development

A Kickstarter project spent all the money it raised with no final product to offer its backers. Is this the start of the Kickstarter bubble bursting?
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Researchers find Android users are at serious risk of installing insecure apps

As many as 8 percent of Android app's SSL/TLC protocols may be vulnerable to hackers who can steal personal information, researchers from the University of Hannover in Germany have found.

Windows 8 hybrid roundup: Treading the line between laptop and tablet

We're preparing for the launch of Windows 8 with a list of hybrids and convertibles ready to share the spotlight with Microsoft's latest OS. These are the devices that truly show off the exciting future of personal computing.
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DT Daily: AMC rejoins Dish, Isis opens its Wallet in Texas and Utah 2:44

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Covering a digital world means devouring massive quantities of … well … stuff every single day. Here at Digital Trends we field enough consumer electronics in a week to fill an Amazon shopping cart, while reading and watching…
Cool Tech

Frank Said What? camera app describes your photos like it sees them

Hate wasting time thinking of a clever caption to go with a photo you want to post on Facebook? Frank Said What? the iOS camera app will do all the work by examining your photo before slapping it with a silly caption that surprisingly fits…

The rumor that Foxconn will produce its own smartphones may not be all that far-fetched

Best known for manufacturing other company's hardware, Foxconn is rumored to be building a range of its own-brand smartphones. Inspired by the success of HTC and Huawei, the rumor may not be as wild as it initially sounds.

Amazon account ban story reminds us DRM content is rented, not owned

The story of a Kindle owner whose Amazon account was closed and all content wiped from the device, has again highlighted the power of DRM, and that digital content we think we own is often only rented.
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Is 3D printing the next big thing or the next big bust?

3D printing has been dominating the news lately and you'd be forgiven for thinking we're on the verge of a Star Trek-like future of desktop manufacturing and zero-waste production. An honest appraisal of the tech reveals two things: It has…

US security review finds no evidence Huawei is spying for China

Sources working on a classified investigation, commissioned by the White House, into Chinese technology firm Huawei say no evidence of espionage has been discovered, but security concerns regarding the company's equipment still exist.

TSA removing backscatter x-ray scanners from large U.S. airports

Hopefully leading to faster security lines at the airport, the TSA is replacing backscatter x-ray scanners around the United States.

AMD bundles Far Cry 3, Sleeping Dogs and more with new video cards

AMD's new "Never Settle" bundle which includes up to three free games and 20 percent off Medal Of Honor Warfighter.