Blizzard apes Valve’s Battle Pass with new ‘StarCraft II’ War Chest
Blizzard's new War Chest system looks rather familiar to anyone who's used to Valve's Battle Pass fundraising tool. Comparisons aside, though, the War Chest will offer in-game unlocks to help crowd fund the BlizzCon prize pool. The post Blizzard apes Valve’s Battle Pass with new ‘StarCraft II’ War Chest appeared first on Digital Trends....
What it’s like to drive a Formula E electric race car down the streets of Brooklyn
Formula E electric racing is coming to New York City. Jaguar Panasonic Racing gives us the lowdown on what it’s like to race electric cars, and what to expect from Formula E’s Brooklyn doubleheader. The post What it’s like to drive a Formula E electric race car down the streets of Brooklyn appeared first on Digital Trends....
2017 Ford Mustang GT review
The latest iteration of Ford’s famous pony car may have gained a step or two with its independent suspension, but for better or for worse, doesn’t lose its muscle car characteristics. The post 2017 Ford Mustang GT review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Pandascore is a data provider for your favorite esports competitions
 Pandascore turns esports matches into sets of data that can instantly be manipulated or archived for later. When you watch a basketball game on TV, the screen is filled with stats while the game is still going on. And if you’re missing a match, you can also access all this data from a browser on NBA’s website or any sport website. But this isn’t true for a League of Legends… Read More ...
Check out our three favorite Amazon tech deals for Wednesday
Wednesday's Amazon tech deals feature a gaming keyboard, a set of sweatproof sports headphones, and a set of Micro USB cables of various lengths. Score savings up to $150 and discounts as deep as 78 percent. The post Check out our three favorite Amazon tech deals for Wednesday appeared first on Digital Trends.
Ron Dennis, the man who made McLaren great, is walking away from the company
Ron Dennis is stepping away from McLaren after more than 30 years with the company. Dennis is largely responsible for McLaren's emergence as a top Formula One race team and automaker. The post Ron Dennis, the man who made McLaren great, is walking away from the company appeared first on Digital Trends.
Mark Cuban called Bitcoin a bubble, now he supports an ICO
Earlier this year Mark Cuban said that Bitcoin was a bubble – and the price of Bitcoin fell significantly immediately thereafter. The price of Bitcoin returned to basically the same price it’d been before Cuban spoke – then went higher. Since then, it seems, Cuban decided that cryptocurrency isn’t as bad an idea as he recently thought – and is … Continue reading...
After conquering Le Mans, Porsche may give Formula E’s electric cars a shot
Porsche may join the Formula E electric-car race series, which has one more manufacturer slot available for its 2018 season. However, the German automaker wants to see some rule changes first. The post After conquering Le Mans, Porsche may give Formula E’s electric cars a shot appeared first on Digital Trends....
The 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans broke cars, as well as a few hearts
The 24 Hours of Le Mans was especially brutal this year. Three of the five front-running cars were struck down by mechanical maladies, but Porsche came out on top once again, earning its 19th victory in the legendary race. The post The 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans broke cars, as well as a few hearts appeared first on Digital Trends....
Shape-shifting ‘4D’ printed objects could pave the way for outer space structures
 It takes a lot of money to launch stuff into space — even by NASA terms. The cost ranges from around $9,000 to more than $40,000 per pound. With that sort of price tag, weight and space are at a major premium with shuttle missions, causing NASA to look for innovative new ways to create more compact payloads. A team at Georgia Institute of Technology is exploring a method that uses 3D… Read More ...
CCP Games turns its ‘Tron’-influenced disc battle demo into a full PSVR game
Last year, CCP Games gave us a glimpse at a VR tech demo based on Tron disc battles dubbed Project Arena. That demo has been turned into a full-fledged "vsport" called Sparc, launching later this year on PSVR. The post CCP Games turns its ‘Tron’-influenced disc battle demo into a full PSVR game appeared first on Digital Trends....
FIFA 18 on Nintendo Switch lets you kick off anytime, anywhere
At E3 2017, almost all eyes are on Microsoft’s flood of juicy announcements surrounding the Xbox platform, including the Xbox One X and the new exhaustive backwards compatibility catalog. That, however, doesn’t mean that other companies are slacking off. Nintendo and EA Sports, for example, has just revealed more details about the hit football (soccer for some) franchise FIFA 18 … Continue reading...
‘FIFA 18’ hits slew of platforms September 29, Cristiano Ronaldo will grace cover
EA Sports has announced that FIFA 18 will launch on September 29 for all platforms, with Cristiano Ronaldo on the cover. The Switch version, however, won't include the Journey story mode. The post ‘FIFA 18’ hits slew of platforms September 29, Cristiano Ronaldo will grace cover appeared first on Digital Trends.
All hail this autonomous stone-stacking robot
 Robots are good at a few simple things. They can lift and carry huge objects, fly around like dragonflies, and murder our families while we watch, their cold circuits flitting with nascent feelings of remorse and anger. But they can’t stack rocks very well. This is because rocks are all different. However, imagine a situation when a robotic arm needs to move rubble or build a foundation… Read More ...
Homer Simpson joins the official Baseball Hall of Fame
Yes, you read that headline right: a fictional cartoon character has been inducted into a real-world Hall of Fame to honor historic Major League Baseball players. While it may sound silly, the honorary induction is to celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Simpsons episode where Homer played for the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant softball team, leading the team to victory … Continue reading...
Tennis star Serena Williams joins SurveyMonkey’s board
 Serena Williams (yes, THAT Serena Williams) has joined the board of consumer survey startup SurveyMonkey, along with Intuit CEO Brad Smith. This is the tennis superstar’s first venture into Silicon Valley and, according to a SurveyMonkey spokesperson, came about at the suggestion of fellow board member and Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg. Sandberg joined the… Read More ...
YouTube rolls out its own live TV streaming service, YouTube TV
YouTube's live TV streaming service, YouTube TV, is finally available in select locations. We've got all the details on the new service, including pricing, features, and special offers. The post YouTube rolls out its own live TV streaming service, YouTube TV appeared first on Digital Trends.
Facebook’s eSports ambitions challenge Twitch
Just like that, Twitch suddenly has some major competition when it comes to live streaming eSports. ESL, the largest eSports organization on our fine planet, announced today that it has signed a new deal with Facebook to stream eSports content on the social media network. This puts Facebook in a good position to challenge Twitch, which is currently the go-to … Continue reading...
Atalanta buyers get the opportunity to create an updated British classic car
Good luck telling a new Atalanta sports car from an 80-year-old model. The company fits modern automotive technology in the vintage design. The company only takes commissions for 10 handbuilt cars a year and each is unique. The post Atalanta buyers get the opportunity to create an updated British classic car appeared first on Digital Trends....
Check out these paintings drawn on iPad Pro at the PGA TOUR
 Over the last few years the PGA TOUR has gotten more creative about how it keeps fans at home in touch with what’s happening on the course. For example, during last year’s THE PLAYERS Championship they commissioned an iPhone-only photographer to capture professional-quality photos from the course, which greatly cut down on the time it took to upload these photos and share them… Read More ...