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Time to grow up! Four laptops for the office professional

These laptops have the reliability, performance, and battery life you need whether you're at your desk or flying across the country for a meeting, allowing you to revel in a function-first approach.

Apple’s secret project Titan aims to build a minivan-like electric vehicle

Hold onto your seats, Tesla: Apple is building a minivan-like electric vehicle. There are already hundreds of employees dedicated to the secret project. The goal is to make the equivalent of the iPhone for the electric vehicle market.

Hopper, Midnight Star, and more of the best mobile apps you need to download this week

There are hundreds of new apps released every week, making it impossible to try them all, even if you can find them in the first place. To make life easier, we've gathered our favorites together in a handy list, especially for you.

50 Shades of Game: PlayStation subs can now become the master

From now on, PlayStation Network users have the option to upgrade sub accounts into master accounts after turning 18.
The Manual

Flipping through The Manual: Romantic Jordans, how to fly solo on V-day

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…
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Studies show how we use Twitter, Reddit and communication apps in our relationships

It’s Valentine’s Day, which means tweeting, posting and sending messages about our feelings for others. How we use communication channels like Twitter, Reddit and messaging apps reveals a lot about our relationships, according to three…

How to Make a 50 Shades of Grey-Inspired Red Room

Planning on seeing 50 Shades of Grey tonight? If you're feeling, er, inspired afterwards, you might want your own sex dungeon/red room of pain. Here are some tips to get you started.

Forget condors; Mercedes-AMG’s GT3 race car has the world’s biggest wingspan

Mercedes-AMG has published two sketches that preview the track-only GT3. Designed to replace the SLS AMG GT3, the GT3 will wear a muscular look accented by numerous aerodynamic add-ons and it will weigh considerably less than a stock GT.

Songs to stream this week: Incubus returns and Father John Misty writes a love song

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: Father John Misty, Incubus, JD McPherson, Charli XCX, and many more.

Is Cortana a dangerous step towards artificial intelligence?

'Virtual assistant' software like Cortana is becoming increasingly important, but should we be more concerned about the sort of technology that brings us closer to true artificial intelligence?

Apple highlights freemium gaming alternatives with the App Store’s ‘Pay Once & Play’

Apple has added a new "Pay Once & Play" section to the iOS App Store, highlighting games like XCOM, Minecraft, and BioShock that do not include any in-app purchases.