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Want a Samsung Gear 360 camera? Lollapalooza is your next chance to buy one

Attendees of this year’s Lollapalooza festival in Chicago will have a chance to buy Samsung’s Gear 360 camera. This will be only the second time virtual reality enthusiasts have had an opportunity to purchase the camera in the United…

iPhone sales plummeted, but Apple Music saved the day

Apple's earnings report for the third fiscal quarter is in, and we take a look at the numbers. Sales of the iPhone, iPad, and Mac are down across the board from this time last year, but revenue from services is up.
Movies & TV

Apple Music will be the home of James Corden’s ‘Carpool Karaoke’ spinoff

Apple announced that its premium streaming platform, Apple Music, will soon play host to "Late Late Show" host James Corden's Carpool Karaoke spinoff. It's an exclusive 16-episode run.

Gionee believes its M6 and M6 Plus are the most secure phones around

Gionee unveiled the M6 and M6 Plus, its latest flagships that promise to encrypt all of your data using a dedicated data encryption chip. The chip's practical uses are unknown, though both phones feature impressive internals.

Beyond booking: How next-gen travel apps do more than your desktop ever could

Travel apps are moving from simply duplicating the desktop experience, to becoming virtual travel assistants that offer services and suggestions tailored to your exact needs. Here’s a look at how these apps are advancing.

Love your pets but hate their smells? The Dooli pail may be able to help

The only way to make your pets cuter? To only see (and not smell) them. And now, when it comes to their waste, at least, that's a possibility. That is, if the new pet waste disposal system known as Dooli is as good as it claims to…

Looking for a place to stay on vacation? App lets you swap homes with others

For all those times that you've wanted a change of scenery, you can now get one in a pretty major way -- by swapping houses. Meet Love Home Swap, a home-swapping app that promises to "change the game in the alternative travel sector"

Tesla will not be using Mobileye chips in its next version of Autopilot

Tesla's Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system won't use Mobileye's EyeQ camera image-processing hardware in future versions. EyeQ3 will continue to be part of the current Autopilot version but the next generations won't be used.
Movies & TV

‘Game of Thrones’ VFX team shares its secrets in a behind-the-scenes video

Visual effects studio Rising Sun Pictures has shared a behind-the-scenes look at the incredible amount of compositing, grading, and more that went into creating season six of HBO's Game of Thrones.

Newly discovered HTTPS flaw can expose supposedly secure URLs to wireless evesdropping

Think everyting done over HTTPS is safe? Think again. A newly discovered exploit proves someone with control over a network could log your URLs, which in turn could provide access to all sorts of personal information.
Cool Tech

3D-printing startup creates organ replicas using MRI data to help train surgeons

Startup Biomodex uses proprietary algorithms to turn medical imaging data into ultra-realistic organ replicas to help train surgeons. "This is a game-changer,” company founder Thomas Marchand tells Digital Trends.

The fix is in: VW’s 2.0-liter diesel settlement granted preliminary approval

Volkswagen has announced that its 2.0-liter diesel settlement program has been preliminarily approved by a U.S. District Court judge. The program allows drivers to either sell their vehicle back or receive a free emissions modification.