Bill Roberson

Bill Roberson

I've been a wirehead and motorhead since I could turn a knob or throttle - and then I fell in love with photography, so Digital Trends is pretty much a perfect fit for my many tech interests. However, motorcycles are my passion! Follow me on Twitter: @BillRobersonDT
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Microsoft snaps up app maker Wand as spending spree rolls on

Microsoft buys app maker Wand in bid to boost bot tech, Apple iPhone 6 sales in Beijing halted, new VR headset boasts 20K video resolution - and we got to check it out.
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Lenovo debuts modular Moto Z phones, but there’s a big catch 3:01

Lenovo debuts two innovative new Motorola phones, but there's a big catch for buyers. Lenovo's new Phab 2 Pro phablet does the Tango, Google looks at super-fast wi-fi for their Fiber service.
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Tinder locks out the kids, Larry Page wants to drive and fly 2:18

Tinder raises its age limit, millions of Twitter logins pop up on the dark web and Google co-founder Larry Page has a thing for flying cars.
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FAA warns of GPS testing, Lexus update goes wrong, fly by Power Glove 2:21

GPS service in some West Coast locations disrupted by tests, Lexus software updates goes terribly wrong, guy controls drone with circa-1989 Power Glove
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Microsoft takes aim at Trello, Samsung sees a flexible future

Uber updates their app, will it make drivers happier? Plus, Microsoft moves in on Trello's turf, Samsung could soon change how we use cell phones.
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New Oculus game may require a parka, Zuck’s Twitter account gets hacked 2:26

New game Edge of Nowhere debuts today for Oculus Rift users, Mark Zuckerberg gets hacked, the Can You Hear Me Now guy switches teams.
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Minecraft hits milestone, Pebble’s Core likes Alexa, Google’s podcars hit the horn 2:11

Minecraft's popularity shows no sign of slowing down, Pebble rolls out some new gear on Kickstarter, including an interesting connected device, and Google's self-driving cars get a very human feature.
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Elon Musk thinks we live in The Matrix, Facebook uncorks a text-reading A.I. 2:57

Wundekind Elon Musk tells tech conference we may live in a simulation, Facebook reveals Deep Text A.I. that can read, Saudi Arabia dumps $3.5B into Uber.
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Why Xiaomi bought Microsoft patents, big magnet vs. big hydraulic press 2:38

Chinese phone maker Xiaomi hooks their U.S. market plans to Microsoft, Periscope rolls out a crowd-sourced comment moderating system, watch a big neodymium magnet take on a big hydraulic press.
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New EU ‘hate speech’ rules: badly needed or bad policy? 2:39

Is the new European Union hate speech pact a step towards civil discourse, or online speech suppression? Plus, ASUS rolls out the Zenbo household robot, and a new Intel super-fast CPU.
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Peter Thiel revealed as Gawker lawsuit moneyman, Apple thought about buying Time-Warner 2:47

Billionaire Peter Thiel fueled Hulk Hogan's successful Gawker lawsuit, Apple considered making a play for Time-Warner, and a headphone amp that has a healthy glow to it.
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Twitter hashes out future changes, Microsoft steps away from phones, Siri SDK 2:47

Twitter sticks to the 140-character limit but some major changes are on the way, Microsoft throws in the towel on smartphones, Apple to release an SDK for Siri in order to catch up to growing number of smart assistant competitors…