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RTX 4090: Everything we know about Nvidia’s next flagship GPU

Nvidia's monstrous RTX 4090 is finally here. Here's everything you need to know about pricing, performance, and where you can buy one.
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The best hurricane trackers for Android and iOS in 2022

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13 White elephant gift ideas that are guaranteed to spice up your holiday party

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The 17 best tech gifts for the whole family

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9 military robots that are totally terrifying … and oddly adorable

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6 new tech products to help combat COVID-19

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10 infamous tech flops that were way ahead of their time

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The most reliable coronavirus dashboards

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Digital Trends Top Tech of CES 2020 Award Winners

What is graphene?

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GPS 3 is the future of navigation, and it’s set to roll out in 2023

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Everything you need to know about the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft

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Don’t get burned! How to back crowdfunding projects the smart way

Don’t get burned! How to back crowdfunding projects the smart way

In the world of crowdfunding, there’s no such thing as a sure thing. But with this handy guide, you'll be able to spot the signs of a sketchy project and decrease your chances of getting burned.
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How to register a drone with the FAA

How to register a drone with the FAA

Before you take to the skies with your new drone, you need to make sure it has been properly registered with the U.S. government. Check our guide for registration requirements and easy, step-by-step instructions on how to complete your drone registration with the Federal Aviation Administration.
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What is artificial intelligence? Here’s everything you need to know

What is artificial intelligence? Here’s everything you need to know

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, evolving algorithms -- we know it can get confusing very quickly. So let's take a look at AI and what it really means, its potential uses, and how it's currently evolving.
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Here’s everything you need to know about the Boring Company

Here’s everything you need to know about the Boring Company

Elon Musk is changing how we build tunnels by developing new technologies to do the job quicker and more efficiently. And it's not just a idea anymore: Musk and company are already working toward several exciting new projects, including one that could connect some East Coast cities.
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The 10 most expensive drones that you (a civilian) can buy

The 10 most expensive drones that you (a civilian) can buy

Take a look at the most expensive drones around, from hoverbike drones to advanced surveillance machines.
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The best drone photos

The best drone photos

Drone technology has advanced exponentially over the last few years, and costs have dropped substantially. Most drones come equipped with high-end cameras, which are quickly changing photography as we know it. Here are some of the best drone photos from around the world.
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Want to know which drones are flying near you? There’s an app for that

Want to know which drones are flying near you? There’s an app for that

Want to know what that mysterious drone buzzing over your head is up to? A new system developed by AirMap, Google Wing, and Kittyhawk.io could soon be able to tell you -- by showing you a map of all local drone activity on your smartphone. Here's how the technology works.
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What is an artificial neural network? Here’s everything you need to know

What is an artificial neural network? Here’s everything you need to know

Curious about this strange new breed of AI called an artificial neural network? We've got all the info you need right here.
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What is the Hyperloop? Here’s everything you need to know

What is the Hyperloop? Here’s everything you need to know

The Hyperloop, Elon Musk's intriguing idea for a transportation system, could revolutionize mass transit as we know it. According to its proponents, the Hyperloop would be faster than most conventional forms of mass transit, and better for the environment. How does it work? Here's what you need to know.
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SpaceX BFR project: Everything you need to know including first flights

SpaceX BFR project: Everything you need to know including first flights

Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy flight was only the beginning: The real mission: the BFR project, now called the Starship, which aims to establish a colony on Mars. Here's everything you need to know including the expected test flight time frame.
Best AI Movies

The best A.I. movies of all time

The best A.I. movies of all time

There are some great tech documentaries out there, but sometimes you just need a good feature film. But which one to choose for the discerning A.I. fan? Combing through the cinematic archives, we've selected our picks for the A.I.-themed movies you have to see before you go.
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What is deep learning?

What is deep learning?

What is deep learning? This branch of AI programming works to create computer systems inspired by the way the brain works. These systems are especially good at dealing with large amounts of data and interpreting human-based content, like voices and facial features.
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7 ambitious DARPA projects that could revolutionize the armed forces

7 ambitious DARPA projects that could revolutionize the armed forces

With a multibillion dollar annual budget and access to some of the sharpest minds around, few research labs can dream of matching DARPA. Here are 7 of the amazing projects they're creating. It seems that tomorrow's U.S. military is going to have access to some pretty amazing tech!
Asteroid Mining

Asteroid mining is almost reality. What to know about the gold rush in space

Asteroid mining is almost reality. What to know about the gold rush in space

Mining resources from asteroids may sound like the stuff of science fiction, but it could be well on its way to becoming science fact. What will be mined? Why do we want this? And who are the big names to watch out for? Check out our beginner's guide to all things space rock-drilling.
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NASA’s planet-hunting TESS satellite: What you need to know

NASA’s planet-hunting TESS satellite: What you need to know

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) embarked in April 2018 on a two-year mission to seek out new planets — and possibly extraterrestrial life -- and it began science operations on July 25. Here’s everything you need to know about the satellite and its mission.
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What is vaping? A beginner’s guide to vaporizers and ecigs

What is vaping? A beginner’s guide to vaporizers and ecigs

Vaping can be complicated to say the least. Thankfully, our comprehensive guide can help you with choosing a mod and nicotine level, among other things.
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Musk’s SpaceX helps NASA get busy testing human and bull sperm in space

Musk’s SpaceX helps NASA get busy testing human and bull sperm in space

Swimming sperm will be under the microscope at the ISS this month. No one knows how spaceflight affects human reproduction, but NASA wants to find out. The agency is setting up a test with sperm from two mammals to learn if there's any difference in the way sperm swim in space versus on Earth.
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Who is Satoshi Nakamoto, cryptocurrency’s elusive creator?

Who is Satoshi Nakamoto, cryptocurrency’s elusive creator?

Since its creation almost a decade ago, bitcoin has transformed the world of modern finance as the first form of decentralized digital currency. But who is the man responsible for creating it?
Enjoy Valentine’s Day

10 Valentine’s Day tech gifts to warm hearts with cold silicon

10 Valentine’s Day tech gifts to warm hearts with cold silicon

In need of a Valentine's Day gift for someone who prefers circuitry to chocolate? Skip the chocolates and flowers this Valentine’s Day, and go for one of these thoughtful tech gifts, for men, women, or anyone else.
Clean Kitchen

Back to the grind: How to quickly and easily clean your garbage disposal

Back to the grind: How to quickly and easily clean your garbage disposal

Is your garbage disposal causing the kitchen sink to become the kitchen stink? Clean the garbage disposal safely with this quick guide.
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Need a last-minute gift idea? Check out the hottest toys of 2017

Need a last-minute gift idea? Check out the hottest toys of 2017

Need a gift for someone, but have no idea what the hot toys are these days? Here are our some of our favorites, which are sure to impress.
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A faithful satellite drifts stunningly close: The best supermoon photos

A faithful satellite drifts stunningly close: The best supermoon photos

This past weekend we witnessed the first and last supermoon of 2017 and here are the best supermoon photos from around the globe.

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