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May 29, 2015

The best new technology from Google I/O this year is centered around imagery. The new Google Photos shows that Google is set up to take in and store all the data in the world. Photos promises to store unlimited photos and video in the cloud, for free. It's not tied to Google+ any more, so it's private... sort of....


May 22, 2015

In an attempt to place all your entertainment needs inside of one app, Spotify is updating its platform to support video streaming and podcasts. Cable networks including ESPN and Comedy Central will provide short clips, and the app will offer up curated content based on the time of day and your activities. Is...


May 15, 2015

On this week’s show, Trends with Benefits welcomes pro gaming legend Thresh, A.K.A. Dennis Fong, A.K.A. the man who won John Carmack’s Ferrari at E3 1997. We get the lowdown on his inauspicious beginnings, early tales of Quake conquest, and the delicate matter of getting his prize Ferrari from Atlanta to...


May 7, 2015

A robot created for the new Star Wars movie could possibly be transformed into a consumer robot. Our prediction is that it will be out just in time for Christmas.

After some hands on time with Microsoft's HoloLens, DT's Computing Editor Matt Smith predicts the new augmented reality headset will revolutionize......


May 1, 2015

Over the past year the DT Cars staff drove every new car and truck worth the steel it's made of. Then we brought the top 12 cars to Palm Springs, drove them some more, and voted on the Digital Trends 2015 Car of the Year awards. Behind the scenes it was a blur of shiny paint, carbon fiber, and windy mountain...