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Apple recalls European iPhone chargers in 37 countries due to overheating and safety risk

Apple is recalling the 5W European USB power adapters that came with the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S models shipped from October 2009 to September 2012 in 37 countries, due to overheating and safety risk.

How much faster will PCs with Intel x99 8-Core CPUs and DDR4 RAM be?

Faster CPUs, faster memory, faster and higher-capacity storage devices—all of this adds up to significantly faster PCs once X99-based systems come around.

Fitbit is bringing fitness tracking to Windows Phone

If Microsoft is going to make headway against Android and iOS, it's going to need a few more developments like this — Fitbit has announced that it's working on Windows Phone support for its devices.

FCC tests ways to kill the telephone wire

 The copper wires that have linked U.S. telephones since the 1880’s have begun their long journey to the historical dustbin. In fact, according to the Federal Communications Commission on Friday, they just entered “phase zero.” In…

Gory but good: Company plans virtual cadaver software

A team of scientists aim to create the most advanced virtual medical cadavers yet, to solve a simple problem: dead bodies are in short supply, and training in the real world is a very slow process.

DIY Dream: Build a speedy budget PC for just $350

You don't need a four-digit budget to build a PC that handles basic tasks. Here, we'll take you through the parts you'll need to put together a system that will let you do the bare essentials.
The Manual

Flipping through The Manual: Class up your home stereo, grilling gear, 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…

Aaron Paul’s Xbox One ad accidentally powers on people’s gaming consoles

A new Xbox One commercial featuring Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul is turning out to be a somewhat interactive experience. Apparently, the ad is powering up people's Xbox One's without their permission.

BMW and Tesla executives meet to discuss electric-car strategy

At roughly the same time Tesla announced it would share its patents with other carmakers, its executives were meeting with counterparts from BMW to discuss ways to promote electric cars.
Cool Tech

New technology can track a football’s exact location on the field

Sorry, football coaches: Your ability to challenge referee calls may soon become obsolete. Researchers have created a new technology that uses magnetic fields to track a football's exact position on the field.

Watch how aperture, shutter speed, ISO influence camera exposure in this video

A new educational video from CreativeLive explains the exposure triangle, which will help you master manual settings of aperture, shutter speed, and ISO of advanced cameras.