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Determined, mysterious attack hits major DNS provider, causing service outages

A string of DDoS attacks from an unknown source has prompted DNS provider NS1 to speak out about its efforts to repel these advances and maintain normal service.

Make all your light bulbs smart with Socket from iDevices

Thanks to the Socket, you can now transform any old light bulb into a connected bulb -- just screw Socket into a lighting fixture, insert a standard light bulb, and turn a 20th century appliancefixture

Join DT playing Blizzard's Overwatch on Twitch

Join Digital Trends' Will Fulton playing Blizzard's newly-released hero shooter, Overwatch, on Twitch at 1pm EST.

NHTSA to put crash-test dummies in rear seats in response to rise of Uber, Lyft

NHTSA says it will start putting crash-test dummies in back seats beginning in 2019, in response to the popularity of ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft. Currently, dummies are only seated in the front.

Grush gaming toothbrush cleans up with grand prize at America’s Greatest Makers

Designed to allow kids to play video games while brushing their teeth, the Grush gaming toothbrush took home the grand prize of $1 million at the inaugural America's Greatest Makers competition.
Movies & TV

Even Level 80 Druids are going to be bored by the Warcraft movie

Even those who know their murlocs from naga and high elves from night elves are mostly just going to be bored by Warcraft.

Zotac teases new mini PCs ahead of Computex 2016

When Computex 2016 takes over Taipei next week, Zotac will be bringing backpack VR, and mini PCs with capabilities spanning virtual reality, high-end gaming, and office productivity.

Student designs drone that gives new meaning to the phrase ‘photo bomb’

A student at the Rochester Institute of Technology modified a drone with an instant camera photographs unsuspecting subjects and then drops instant prints on them.

Stay safe while traveling this weekend with these Memorial Day driving tips

Memorial Day is one of the busiest driving weekends on the calendar, and this year could be the worst since 2005. With that in mind, here are some driving safety tips, courtesy of AAA and Michelin.
Movies & TV

A record set by ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ teaser just got broken

The first teaser trailer for Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast movie was viewed more than 91.8 million times in 24 hours, breaking the record for teasers set by Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

13 troublesome Galaxy Note 5 problems, and how to fix them

There’s plenty to recommend Samsung’s latest release in the Note series, but some owners have run into issues. Here are the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 problems being commonly reported online, with advice on how to fix them.

Do photos at ISO 3,276,800 look as horrible as they sound?

The Nikon D5 DSLR camera pushes the limits of ISO, with a maximum of 3,276,800 -- here's what photographs at that extreme really look like. And, as you might suspect, not all that usable.