Sean Conover

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Here's our wish list for Fallout 4. What's yours?

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p><i>Fallout 4</i>! It exists! It's finally coming! But what will it actually be?<p>We decided to jump back into <i>Fallout 3</i> for a bit and have a nice, long chat about what we'd like to see from the new game. We hit on a number of topics, including whether or not …

America's Shocking Ignorance of Afghanistan

In 1815, Mountstuart Elphinstone, the first British ambassador dispatched to the court of the Afghan shah in 1809, published an abridged version of …

Yes, you can beat Fallout: New Vegas in under 30 minutes

Yes, it's possible. This is a <i>Fallout: New Vegas</i> speedrun where the game is completed in under 30 minutes.<p>"First, for those who aren't familiar with the game, I skip dialogues at the beginning by quicksaving/quickloading," Ryderc33 wrote.<p>"Also, I'm playing in very easy, that explain why the damage …

Microsoft starts prompting Windows 7 and Windows 8 users to ‘reserve’ their free Windows 10 upgrade

In January, we learned that for one year, Microsoft would offer free Windows 10 upgrades to those running Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Phone 8.1. While Windows 10 for PCs isn’t launching until July 29 and Windows 10 for phones is coming after that, we’re now seeing the first indications of …

Windows 10

How Google solved our photo backup nightmare | Sundar’s Google: an exclusive look at the future of Google’s most important products

If you have 100,000 photos, there’s only so much value in a bird’s-eye view<p>A colleague discovered that Google thought his wife was at least four different people

Rockstar Editor nails the little details to pull off one of Breaking Bad's greatest scenes

<i>This post is essentially one long spoiler for one of</i> Breaking Bad<i>'s most famous sequences</i>. <i>It assumes the reader has seen the original and is current with the entire series.</i><p>The Rockstar Editor in <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> has delivered many great videos since its introduction with the PC edition launch last …

Jorge Posada on family, big league baseball, "Steroid Era"

Retired Yankees catcher Jorge Posada played his entire career with the New York Yankees during one of the most successful eras in the team's …

Pedro Martinez Hurls a Scorching Memoir

Hall of Fame pitcher Pedro Martinez opens up about everything from steroids to battering Don Zimmer in a book that’s sure to dominate talk radio’s …

Former Saddam Hussein spy masterminded the rise of Isis, says report

One of Saddam Hussein’s former intelligence officers masterminded Islamic State’s takeover of northern Syria after becoming embittered by the US-led invasion of Iraq, according to a report by the German magazine Der Spiegel<p>Documents uncovered in Syria reveal meticulous planning for the group’s …

What Saddam Gave ISIS

Newly unearthed documents shed light on the foundations of the terror group—and the crucial role Baathists played in organizing and directing a …

6 Things To Consider Before Building Your Next Gaming PC

Believe it or not, the act of physically building your first PC is relatively simple. It’s the research beforehand and process of choosing your parts that can be daunting. Will X component be compatible with Y component? Is this case future proof? How large a power supply do I need? What should I …

Ronin sets a new standard for turn-based ninja stealth-action tactical platformers

"Oh man, <i>Gunpoint</i>," the person standing behind me at the demo station exclaimed. "I love <i>Gunpoint</i>!"<p>I wasn't playing <i>Gunpoint</i>, though you could be forgiven for thinking so — I was actually playing <i>Ronin</i>, a clever action-platformer from indie developer Tomasz Waclawek, on the show floor of PAX South. One …

How G.I. Joe's Flint joined the battle for America's childhood

Toward the end of last year Netflix lost the rights to stream the original G.I. Joe cartoons from the 1980s. I hadn't even been aware they were on the service, but I was determined to reacquaint myself with the series before it was pulled down.<p>One lunch break. That's all it took before I was on …

Xbox One early adopters get Limbo for free, says message

<i>Limbo</i>, the acclaimed puzzle platformer that launched four years ago on Xbox Live Arcade, is coming to Xbox One, and day-one buyers of the console will get it for free, according to a message being sent to users.<p>"Thanks for being an Xbox One early adopter," says the message, received in the Xbox One …

Phone hackers create super-roaming handsets by adding extra band support

Why is it so hard to make a phone that just works everywhere? There are only so many wireless standards, and so many frequency bands, so why isn’t …

10 common problems with the HTC One (M8) and how to fix them

The HTC One (M8) is a fantastic smartphone, showcasing HTC’s continued commitment to build quality and design, along with a much improved software experience that packs its fair share of useful features. With top of the line specifications and a lighter Sense UI, performance on this device is …

Android News

The Cautionary Tale of Ken Caminiti: The Steroid Era's First Truth-Teller

The past springs to life on an 80-inch flat-screen in a family room in Reno, Nevada. The television is extra-large because the woman watching it is battling macular degeneration. The man is a reluctant viewer.<p>"I don't watch much baseball," says Lee Caminiti. "I have a hard time with it since Kenny …

Snapchat images may have been breached through third-party service

According to reports, some 4chan users are claiming that a a third-party app used to access the Snapchat service has been breached giving access to …

Why we fight: Inside Shack Tactical, the elite military simulation group

Flying low above a pine forest, the two U.S. Army Blackhawk helicopters suddenly broke formation. From my seat at the open door, the view tipped straight down for a moment before we leveled off. In the distance, backlit by a sky purpling with the dawn, I could see Alpha squad beginning to descend, …

What Happened to the Roosevelts?

What the Bushes and the Clintons can learn from a fallen political dynasty.<p>In any case, it <i>should</i> have been true: that when Joe Kennedy’s bomber exploded in midair, the officer in the trailing plane flying through the fragments and the fireball was none other than Elliott Roosevelt. That, in the …

HTC Elevate members getting “HTC Preview” program to soak test updates

One of the tools manufacturers can use to get updates ready for their devices is the soak test wherein the update is distributed to a small group of …

7 Reasons To Get Excited About the Deadpool Movie

Well, it looks like it's official - Fox has announced that <b>the Deadpool movie will be released February 12th, 2016</b>. For fans of the character, this …

Comics

Twentieth Century Fox dates Deadpool but delays Assassin's Creed in cinemas

The film adaptation of Marvel's Deadpool series is scheduled to hit theaters on Feb. 12, 2016, according to The Hollywood Reporter.<p>Twentieth Century Fox and Marvel Comics announced the films release date yesterday, with Tim Miller set to direct. The film studio has also announced a change in the …

Iraq call for immediate military intervention as Obama unveils plan

Barack Obama prepares to unveil his plan for 'degrading and ultimately destroying' the Islamic State as Iraq's ambassador says he wants to see action as soon as possible<p>Britain and America should launch attacks to defeat Islamic State militants as soon as possible, Iraq’s ambassador said, as Barack …

Google's undersea cables have to be reinforced because sharks keep biting them

Fiber-optic lines reinforced with Kevlar-like material<p>Google has been forced to protect its undersea data cables with a Kevlar-like coating in order to defend them against shark attacks. Dan Belcher, a Google product manager, explained at a Google Cloud Roadshow event that the company's …