Weekly rewind: Digital Trends Car Awards and ‘Game of Thrones’ theories

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it....

Food-production startup promises meat without murder by growing it in labs

As you sit down to eat your delicious turkey dinner, imagine if the turkey in question wasn’t actually dead. No, we’re not engaging in cuisine-related zombie fanfic, but rather posing the...

Harvard is building air-powered spider robots out of drinking straws. ‘Nuff said

Why are some of Harvard's sharpest minds messing around with drinking straws? Because they're using them to build air-powered, insect-inspired soft robots. This is why the research is so interesting. The...

Take to the skies with the best drones under $500

Want to get in on all this hot drone action, but don't want to spend half a paycheck to make it happen? There are actually lots of feature-packed budget options....

SolarSack water purifier taps sun to bring clean H20 to developing regions

Two students have developed what they’re calling an affordable and sustainable solution for purifying water in developing regions. It includes a 4-liter pouch that purifies water when placed in direct sunlight...

Watch how Parrot drones are helping California’s sequoia trees maintain good health

Drones are continuing to show their worth in a range of ways that few could’ve imagined when the remotely controlled flying machines started to become more affordable a few years...

Tap any location and this interactive globe will display photos you took there

Considering how much fun vacations are, there are few things less interesting than looking through a slideshow of someone else’s holiday snaps. This cool, Arduino-powered DIY globe could help. The post...

Bluesmart’s slick smart suitcase is back, and it has brought some friends

After the massive success of its first crowd-funding campaign, Bluesmart's back with Series 2 of its smart luggage. This time, it has added more products to the range, and made...

Amazon Echo continues AI domination into 2017

It was a holly jolly holiday season for the Amazon folks, as they watched their Echo artificial intelligence device dominate sales. Amazon’s Echo Dot was its top selling product. The other...

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Google buys part of HTC for $1.1 billion, hopes to make...

After HTC announced that it is set to halt trading of its shares on Wednesday, Google today announced to make another buy into...