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Fire versus ice: Video shows what happens when thermite meets a frozen lake

Have you always wondered what would happen when a bunch of thermite is used to try and blow a hole in the thick ice of a frozen lake in Finland? Of course you have. You're only human!The post Fire versus ice: Video shows what happens when thermite meets a frozen lake appeared first on Digital Trends.

‘Liquid glass’ promises to protect your phone from bumps and scratches

ProtectPax, a new crowdfunding project, is described as a "liquid glass" that promises to protect your smartphone's screen from scissors, nail files, car keys, and other sharp materials that happen to be jangling about in your pocket. The post ‘Liquid glass’ promises to protect your phone from bumps and scratches appeared first on Digital Trends.

‘Liquid glass’ promises to protect your phone from bumps and scratches

ProtectPax, a new crowdfunding project, is described as a "liquid glass" that promises to protect your smartphone's screen from scissors, nail files, car keys, and other sharp materials that happen to be jangling about in your pocket. The post ‘Liquid glass’ promises to protect your phone from bumps and scratches appeared first on Digital Trends.

Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest apps on sale in the iOS App Store.The post Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time appeared first on Digital Trends.

Time-tested tech: The Linc Moto Mod turns your smartphone into a walkie-talkie

Meet the latest Moto Mod, one of the many add-ons to a Motorola smartphone that will allow you to transform your handset into something a little ... extra. It's called the Linc and it's a "smart" walkie-talkie attachment.The post Time-tested tech: The Linc Moto Mod turns your smartphone into a walkie-talkie appeared first on Digital Trends.

Watch a wooden topographical map rise before your eyes when you turn the handle

You know the clockwork-inspired Game of Thrones intro? Three brilliant industrial design students have created a hand-cranked machine that causes a topographical map to emerge from a flat surface when its handle is turned.The post Watch a wooden topographical map rise before your eyes when you turn the handle appeared first on Digital Trends.

Elsa delivers the first single-slot GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, but only in Japan

The GeForce GTX 1050 Ti typically won't work in some space-constrained PC cases where only a single-slot graphics card will fit. That is changing as Elsa announced a GTX 1050 Ti card that can squeeze into a single slot.The post Elsa delivers the first single-slot GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, but only in Japan appeared first on Digital Trends.

Leaked technical slides reveal Ryzen’s carefully monitored cores

As a rumored Ryzen launch inches closer, more technical details have come to light regarding AMD's upcoming processors. They are a bit tech-heavy, but there is good info hidden inside.The post Leaked technical slides reveal Ryzen’s carefully monitored cores appeared first on Digital Trends.

Get $150 off a top-notch 2-in-1 laptop — the Microsoft Surface Pro 4

If you want a laptop or tablet that's completely portable and ideal for multitasking, consider the Microsoft Surface Pro 4, currently discounted by $150 and available for only $650 at Best Buy.The post Get $150 off a top-notch 2-in-1 laptop — the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 appeared first on Digital Trends.

New Android virus poses as an Adobe Flash Player update

A newly discovered strain of Android malware spreads by posing as an update to Adobe's discontinued Flash Player mobile web plugin. It has been detected on an increasing number of handsets.The post New Android virus poses as an Adobe Flash Player update appeared first on Digital Trends.

Kodak follows the Ektra with a tablet thanks to new license agreement

After allowing another company to use the Kodak name on a smartphone, the historic imaging company will now license their name for a tablet. The agreement goes to a France-based company, Archos.The post Kodak follows the Ektra with a tablet thanks to new license agreement appeared first on Digital Trends.

Build a smartphone ring light with a 3D printer and $60 in parts

Tech learning company Adafruit has a new tutorial -- and it's all about getting the perfect light for smartphone shots. This DIY project is not for the faint of heart, however.The post Build a smartphone ring light with a 3D printer and $60 in parts appeared first on Digital Trends.

Build a smartphone ring light with a 3D printer and $60 in parts

Tech learning company Adafruit has a new tutorial -- and it's all about getting the perfect light for smartphone shots. This DIY project is not for the faint of heart, however.The post Build a smartphone ring light with a 3D printer and $60 in parts appeared first on Digital Trends.

U.K. hospital uses 360-degree video to reassure kids ahead of MRI scans

A hospital in the United Kingdom has launched a new app that allows children to familiarize themselves with the process of undergoing an MRI scan using 360-degree videos before they go in for the real procedure.The post U.K. hospital uses 360-degree video to reassure kids ahead of MRI scans appeared first on Digital Trends.

USB Killer V3 now comes with even more power and an ‘anonymous edition’

The makers of USB Killer released a third iteration of the device-frying hardware that can send powerful surges through devices. Even more worrying, the firm is selling an “anonymous edition” that looks like a normal USB.The post USB Killer V3 now comes with even more power and an ‘anonymous edition’ appeared first on Digital Trends.

Need a new computer? Acer Aspire E5-575-33BM laptop just $350 on Amazon

Available for $350, the Acer Aspire E5-575-33BM laptop is a solid and affordable computer suited for general use. The 15-inch laptop runs on a seventh-generation Intel i3-7100U CPU and comes with a 1TB hard drive.The post Need a new computer? Acer Aspire E5-575-33BM laptop just $350 on Amazon appeared first on Digital Trends.

What did you think of the Pixel’s design? Google wants to know

The product lead for Google's smartphone took to the company's Pixel User Community on Thursday to ask customers what they liked about the design of its first handset, and what they thought could be done better.The post What did you think of the Pixel’s design? Google wants to know appeared first on Digital Trends.

Google effectively ends support for Android 2.3 Gingerbread

Google has effectively ended support for Android 2.3 Gingerbread by releasing libraries that no longer support it. Apps will continue to work on Gingerbread devices, but may not receive updates.The post Google effectively ends support for Android 2.3 Gingerbread appeared first on Digital Trends.

NBA’s Google Daydream app to launch with VR series featuring basketball greats

The NBA is launching its first-ever virtual reality app for the Google Daydream. The app will feature highlights, a 3D sports lounge, and the league's first-ever episodic VR series, House of Legends. The post NBA’s Google Daydream app to launch with VR series featuring basketball greats appeared first on Digital Trends.

Yes, you can run Windows 10 on Microsoft’s original Surface coffee table

The original Surface was a "coffee table" device that ran Windows Vista and had a multiuser interface that worked at all angles. Now, Windows 10 has been installed on it, demonstrating how useful such a device could be.The post Yes, you can run Windows 10 on Microsoft’s original Surface coffee table appeared first on Digital Trends.

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