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Video: There are many horror films that start with a car breaking down, stranding the protagonists somewhere far from civilisation. The Monster, the latest from Bryan Bertino (The Strangers), raises the stakes on that scenario by making the unfortunate travellers a single mother and her young daughter, and the car trouble is only the beginning of their problem.

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Video: Golf hazards like sand bunkers and lakes might ruin your day — but one hazard at Buffalo Creek Golf Course in Palmetto, Florida could end your life.

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There's never been anything like Beats By Dre. The bulky rainbow headphones are a gaudy staple of planes, clubs and footpaths everywhere: as mammoth, beloved and expensive as their namesake. But Dr Dre didn't just hatch the flashy lineup from his freight train chest: The venture began as an unlikely partnership between a record-industry powerhouse and a boutique audio company best known for making expensive HDMI cables.

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Monster's new "Ultra HD Platinum" HDMI range is being billed as an essential purchase for anyone requiring the high-speed bandwidth demands of 4K video. On the downside, a single cable can set you back as much as $349. Is there any way this eye-watering markup could possibly be worth the money? Or will a $5 cable off eBay serve you just as well? Yesterday, Monster put its money where its mouth is in a live HDMI bit error face-off. Here are the results.

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Monster has announced three new Wi-Fi and Bluetooth speakers at IFA. The S1, S2 and S3 — all of incrementally increasing size — offer "extreme clarity, tight articulation and deep pounding bass". Apparently.

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Apple's $3.2 billion acquisition of headphone and music heavyweight Beats Electronics was announced with much fanfare, but since that initial flurry of activity, everything has been a little quiet. Billboard suggests that might be because there are some problems with the deal — and they're to do with the big differences in culture between the two brands.

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Microsoft is charging forward into a colourful new future, and it's dragging Nokia by the ears with it as a serious hardware partner for Windows Phone. The first Windows Phone 8 device on the market will be the Nokia Lumia 920. This is Nokia's coming out party, Microsoft's mobile mitzvah and Lumia's naming ceremony. With so much riding on it, does it match the hype?

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Peanut butter and jelly, unicorns and glitter, Beats Electronics and Monster. One of these things just doesn't belong, one of these things is not like the others. After a five-year collaboration, the two companies have terminated their relationship but do hope to remain friends.

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Monster's Tron prototype cans from CES last year will finally hit stores in February in the form of the Game T1 gaming headset. Gizmodo Australia had a chat with rapper, Xzibit, who explained helpfully filled us in on what we can expect to hit Australia.

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Monster — a company once known for producing insanely nerdy speaker wire — changed headphones forever (for better or worse) with its fashionable, bass-heavy Beats by Dre line. Now that Monster's cash cow is HTC's cash cow, Monster is clearly on the hunt for new friends.