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Forza Horizon 3 will require some serious horsepower, but comes with a special guest

Forza Horizon 3 will hit store shelves at the end of September, but publisher Microsoft Studios revealed the recommended specs for the PC version today. But let's talk about the Warthog in the room.

Stop digging for your keys — the 2nd-gen Kevo Smart Lock has you covered

Kwikset is on its way to a keyless future, and has now announced the launch of the second-generation Kevo Touch-to-Open Smart Lock. After all, haven't you locked yourself out one too many times by now?

RIP Google Nexus? This year's Nexus phones may not be Nexus phones at all

After working with LG and Huawei last year, Google could partner with HTC on a pair of new Nexus devices. It would mark the first time Google and HTC have collaborated on a mobile device since 2010. We've got all the news and rumors here.
Home Theater

Make your favorite pair of headphones wireless with Griffin’s iTrip Clip

Sick of wires but don't want to get rid of your favorite pair of wired headphones? Griffin's new iTrip Clip has the solution to your problem, adding Bluetooth to any headphones you plug in.

Code in formation: New York City teachers are using Beyonce to learn JavaScript

As part of an $80 million initiative to bring computer education to every New York City public school student, computer science educator Emily Thomforde developed Bey Script to help teachers learn Javascript so they could then teach it to…
Cool Tech

Smart sensor and machine learning could help diagnose voice disorders

A smart sensor and machine learning algorithms could help the 1 in 14 working-age Americans who suffer with damaging voice disorders, claims a fascinating new research project from MIT.

Pop star Justin Bieber sings his way into eight Guinness Records

Pop star Justin Bieber has racked up eight different awards from the Guinness Book of World Records, setting high water marks for everything from streaming music plays to Twitter followers.
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A huge artificial wave pool may help make Perth a top surfing destination

Australia is known to have some of the world’s best surf towns. Perth is not one of them. But an artificial lagoon may soon offer ideal conditions for hanging 10 Down Under year-round.

U.S. traffic fatalities up 7.2 percent in 2015, the biggest increase since 1966

An increase in miles traveled, speeding, drunk driving, and distracted driving contributed to the biggest increase in U.S. traffic fatalities since 1966. Half of the vehicle occupants killed were not wearing seat belts.
Movies & TV

Is Deathstroke the villain in the standalone Batman movie? (Update)

Ben Affleck posted video of an actor portraying the DC Comics mercenary Deathstroke on the set of an unidentified film, leading to speculation that the character will appear in the standalone Batman movie.
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Part quadcopter, part plane, Parrot's Swing minidrone is an aerial enigma

For drone maker Parrot, X marks the newest spot. That is to say, the newest minidrone to come out of the French company is the Parrot Swing, a sort of hybrid quadcopter that can take off vertically, but can fly horizontally.

More details leak on unannounced Playstation 4 model's size, controller

Savvy collectors have managed to snag a new, unannounced model of the PlayStation 4, featuring rounded edges and a slimmer design. Sony is expected to reveal news on the console next month.