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8 of the weirdest, wildest, most WTF scenes from SXSW

Giant buffalo, car vending machines, and creepy handmaid sightings made South by Southwest even more bizarre than usual.

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Libratone Q Adapt In-Ear headphone review: Good sound, but minor problems abound

The convenience of Lightning doesn't make up for the poorly designed ear tips and only average noise cancellation.

IDG.tv Live @ SXSW presented by the UK's Department for International Trade | Day 5

It's our last day in SXSW and today we're excited to have on the show Laura Harrison, Senior Product Manager & Global Innovation Programme Lead at BBC Connected Studio, and artist and creator Be Charlotte. Thanks for watching! Learn more about BBC Connected Studio here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/connectedstudio/ More about Be Charlotte here: http://iambecharlotte.com/

Levi's and Google Jacquard bring you a connected jacket you'll actually wear

Now this is a wearable. Levi's classic denim jacket includes touch-sensitive conductive threads to help you control phone apps.

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Google Jacquard’s denim Levi’s jacket proves smart clothing isn’t a dumb idea

Google’s Project Jacquard collaboration with Levi's, a commuter-style denim jacket, gives wearables new life. We got hands-on at SXSW 2017.

US Army shows off its 'hoverbike' delivery drone

It's been a year since the U.S. Army began researching the use of a British-built hoverbike as an autonomous delivery drone for battlefields, and it recently showed off its progress.

Hands on: TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45 smartwatch

The cheapest models start at $1,650, but the Modular 45 is currently the best-looking, finest crafted Android Wear 2.0 watch around.

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42% off AcuRite 5-in-1 Pro Weather Station with Remote Monitoring - Deal Alert

High-precision 5-in-1 wireless weather sensor accurately measures the temperature, humidity, wind speed, wind direction and rain. PC Connect feature interfaces with a Windows computer via USB, allowing you to remotely view your weather from anywhere.

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48% off NETGEAR N150 Wi-Fi Range Extender - Deal Alert

Boost existing WiFi coverage throughout your home. Eliminate WiFi dead zones and enjoy a more reliable WiFi connection.

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48% off ZeroLemon ToughJuice USB-C 30000mAh Power Bank Charger for Apple MacBook, iPhone, Google Pixel XL, Samsung & More - Deal Alert

World's Toughest USB-C/Type-C External Battery Pack @ 30000mAh Capacity. Charges the iPhone 6s 11 times, the iPhone 6s Plus/Galaxy S7/LG G5/HTC One/Nexus 6P 7 times or MacBook once.

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7% off Corsair STRAFE RGB Mechanical Gaming Backlit Multicolor Keyboard - Deal Alert

Corsair Gaming takes the power of Cherry MX German engineering one step further. Cherry MX Red switches have the responsiveness you need for perfectly executing double and triple taps, and there’s no audible click or tactile “bump.”

Network World Pi Day Challenge

Network World editors Keith Shaw and Brandon Butler compete against each other to see who can recite more digits of Pi in honor of Pi Day. Which editor wins and gets to put a pie in the face of the loser?

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Magix SpectraLayers Pro 4 review: Audio editing with a bit of Photoshop style

SpectraLayers Pro 4 allows audio engineers to isolate, edit, and retouch individual sounds using tools and layers in a more visual, multidimensional way.

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Mark Cuban on pitching, predictions, and the President: ‘Disrupters are everything’

From bailing on Uber to recognizing the power of Snapchat, the Shark Tank star and entrepreneur knows a thing or two about disruption. And he isn't afraid to tell SXSW.

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Playing the name game with Intel’s object recognition software

Object recognition tools are key for things like self-driving cars and surveillance systems, and Intel’s SXSW demo shows us how it works.

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How to fix problematic iPhoto library imports into Photos

What to do when you’re trying to switch from iPhoto to Photos and you can’t get your photos to import properly.

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Scaredy cat: The latest company Apple should be afraid of

It's always something, isn't it?

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SXSW's best new tech: NFC flash tattoos, VR drum kits, and more

The South by Southwest Interactive Innovation Awards show off some of the best projects the show has to offer.

The 3 coolest demos at SXSW Interactive's Innovation Award showcase

Wearables for your skin, an invisible drum kit, and an ultra-smart dog collar made SXSW's short list of best new tech.

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HBO brought its best shows to life at SXSW with an awesome escape room

Fans of Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley, and Veep were delighted by HBO’s clever SXSW installation.

Experience HBO’s escape rooms at SXSW 2017

Escape from Veep, Silicon Valley, and Game of Thrones in the HBO Experience at South by Southwest. They aren't easy!

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Back up all your data—and we mean all of it—to your NAS box without installing any software

NAS boxes can use old-school protocols and their own apps to back up your PCs from far and near, as well as sync with cloud services to keep your mobile data safe.