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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As billionaires ogle Mars, the space race is back on

SpaceX, Blue Origin and NASA all want to put humans on Mars, and with competition heating up, it may go down in less than a decade.
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Christmas in October: Google rolls out suite of new tech toys 2:34

Plus: Facebook's Marketplace debut didn't go quite as planned, and original ecar maestro Henrik Fisker is back in business and wants to take on Tesla. Again.
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Apple to set up U.K. HQ inside iconic London landmark 2:37

Also today: Amazon rolls out a new $40 Fire TV streaming stick with Alexa voice control baked right in, and the Apple iPhone 7 has just hit stores, so of course rumors around the 10th anniversary iPhone 8 are already swirling.
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Google’s Pixel phones get more details, fun color names ahead of launch 2:46

Plus: Spectacular rumored specs for the Samsung S8, Elon Musk is set to detail his big plans for Mars.
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Roku rolls out new streaming boxes for cable-cutters, takes aim at Chromecast 2:28

Also: Good luck getting a Jet Black iPhone 7, and Snapchat turns into Snap Inc. as it debuts some funky fresh camera-equipped sunglasses. For real.
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Tech giants count up their cash as the battle to buy Twitter gears up

Plus: Google's Project Daydream VR venture takes a big step, and can't miss-playlists for your weekend party plans.
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Are new Apple iPhones throwing hissy fits under load? 2:32

Plus: Researcher says current autonomous car tech is not up to speed, Nikon announces action camera lineup.
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COO of Samsung U.S. in video: shut down and return Note 7 phones ASAP 2:24

Also: news outlets sue to learn how the FBI hacked an iPhone (and how much it cost), and there's no better way to wrap up summer than with some high-speed drone surfing.
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iPhone 7 Plus and Jet Black 7 sell out ahead of launch day 2:42

Also: Pandora revamps their basic paid tier with a new price and new features and Sony breaks cover on a trio of high-end video and audio bits at CEDIA 2016.
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Uber kicks off self-driving car trials in Pittsburgh, is it the future of driving? 2:39

Plus: We take a close look at Apple's iOS 10 release, and Samsung will issue a software patch to help keep Galaxy Note 7 phone batteries from getting too hot - or fully charged.
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FAA: We’d rather you didn’t bring Samsung Note 7 phones aboard planes 2:50

Also: skateboarder sets new downhill speed record, and the seminal sci-fi TV series Star Trek celebrates a golden anniversary - and is still going strong.
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Apple unveils new iPhone 7, updates Apple Watch, debuts wireless AirPod earbuds 3:02

Here's a quick recap of what Apple announced today during their annual fall product update event. Hint: add your headphones to your floppy disc and CD junk drawer.