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Amazon’s new Kindle Fire comes with a Genius Bar inside it (and a lot more)

Amazon quietly unveiled its Kindle Fire HDX today, but it should have rolled out the red carpet. The new tablet has some killer new features like Mayday and offline video viewing.
Cars

Rolls-Royce, unsure of an SUV, moves forward with limited edition carbon fiber clad models

Rolls-Royce doesn’t know if an SUV would do very well for the company. Instead, it’s focusing on building limited edition carbon fiber-bodied units to further increase its bespoke bequest.
Gaming

Mounting evidence points to ‘GTA Online’ selling in-game cash via microtransactions

Evidence from Rockstar Games' website coupled with an anonymous report from an alleged beta participant suggests that GTA Online, the multiplayer component of Grand Theft Auto V, will sell in-game cash via microtransactions.
Gaming

Electronic Arts executives play musical chairs to the tune of a new CEO

A leaked internal memo from new Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson outlines a number of changed job responsibilities in the publisher's executive pool. The memo also suggests that the company's top-level hierarchy is being adjusted.
Social Media

Want some Instagram advice from billion dollar companies? Then listen up

This is how Fortune 500 are using Instagram - and before you go all brand-rage, they're doing something right, so sit down and pay attention.
Cars

MyFord (Out Of)Touch? Ford to scrap Sync and MyFord Touch dealer education programs

From Ford car buyers to auto safety experts, Sync and MyFord Touch has been battered by complaints that the in-car technology is far too complicated and too distracting when at the wheel. In spite of complaints, Ford will de-fund programs…
Home

BluFit smart water bottle keeps tabs on your water drinking habits

Definitely useful for anyone that forgets to drink those crucial eight glasses a day, the BluFit smart water bottle helps you remember the importance of drinking water with visual notifications and data tracking.
Mobile

T-Mobile to launch budget One Touch Evolve and 4G One Touch Fierce on October 5

Alcatel has teamed up with T-Mobile to bring a pair of budget Android phones to the network in October, the One Touch Evolve and One Touch Fierce, the latter offering 4G LTE Android fun for just $140
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Nest’s upcoming project rumored to give smoke detectors a next-gen revamp

Smart thermostat maker Nest is rumored to be revamping another one of our home's boring plastic boxes: The smoke detector. Possible features include wireless alerts and motion gesture recognition to silence the beeping device.
Home Theater

What to expect from CEDIA Expo, the hottest home entertainment show of 2013

Digital Trends is in Denver, Colorado, at the CEDIA 2013 Expo, where we expect to see the latest developments in custom home theater, whole-home automation, wireless audio, and all sorts of technology that we'll soon be seeing in the modern…
Mobile

New ZTE Firefox OS phone with improved spec coming in early 2014

We can expect ZTE to release a new smartphone running Mozilla's Firefox OS early next year, and better still, it should have a considerably improved specification over the current ZTE Open.
Apple

12-inch iPad: Apple partnering with Quanta Computer for bigger tablet, report says

Speculation is growing that Apple is planning to launch a tablet with a display of around 12 inches. A new report from a leading Taiwanese newspaper claims local company Quanta Computer is working with the Cupertino company on the new…