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Der Supra: East Meets West in the Toyota/BMW Sports-Car Partnership

From the April 2015 issue<p>You can see why Toyota and BMW would choose the code name “Silk Road” to describe their collaborative effort to build a new generation of sports cars. East meets West and all that. We will forgive the companies the minor historical inaccuracy—the Silk Road trade route never …

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As you’ll have heard, the BBC Director-General Tony Hall has delivered his Clarkson verdict. As you’ll also have heard, the Beeb won’t renew JC’s …

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Apple Watch: The Secret History of the iPhone Killer | WIRED

In early 2013, Kevin Lynch accepted a job offer from Apple. Funny thing about the offer: It didn’t say what he would be doing. So intense is Apple’s …

Smartwatches

Case-Mate Pop! Stand Case

List Price:<p>$35.00<p>Price:<p>$22.95<p>You Save:<p>$12.05 (34% Off)<p>Product Description<p>This performance inspired case delivers dual-layered protection with an …

DNA pro: A Powerful Pair of Headphones from Monster

I had the opportunity to try the <b>DNA Pro 2.0 Over-Ear Headphones ($299.95)</b> courtesy of Monster. I liked the use of high-end materials like carbon fiber and, most importantly, it does the job that headphones should do: produce great sound. I also liked that they are easily collapsible for travel, as …

Could mobile gaming be the Apple Watch's trump card?

After browsing the Web, we noticed that developer Robot 5 Studios has a couple of of previews available for its suite of games designed exclusively …

Apple Asks TV Programmers to Supply Their Own Streams for Apple's TV Service

Apple wants to sell the service, but leave the back-end to others.<p>Apple wants the TV guys to provide their shows for its proposed streaming video service. But that’s not the only thing Apple wants from the TV guys: It wants them to provide the streams, too.<p>Apple is asking TV networks to handle the …

Streaming

TweetDeck for Mac finally gets features the web version already has

Over the past few months, Twitter has added a load of useful features to TweetDeck on the web, leaving the desktop app to age. Well, the Mac version of the 140-character social network software is finally getting some of those tools. With an update today, TweetDeck for Mac handles the newfangled …

Enlight for iOS review; a great photo editor for most

Photo editors for mobile devices are fast becoming both powerful and easy to find. The competitive market that once had a few standouts controlling …

Apps

Twitch's mobile update makes multitasking easier

We get it, you're a busy person. Game-broadcasting outfit Twitch understands too, which is why it's brought some new features to its mobile apps. In a move that benefits everyone (assuming that "everyone" means Android and iOS users, exclusively), the application's getting a persistent player …

Apps

Meet The Supernova: An Insane $14,000 Gaming PC

I cover all manner of crazy PCs on Forbes and I even do a monthly roundup of customized computers built by enthusiasts (see March’s roundup here). However, not everyone has the skill or the time needed to build a monster PC. Only a select group of PC stores worldwide have the credentials to offer …

DeNA CEO wants Nintendo-based games to make more than $25M monthly

DeNA thinks it can make a lot of money — successful titles could earn more than $25 million each month — making games that use Donkey Kong, Mario and Nintendo's cast of characters through the game development partnership the companies announced in March.<p>Reuters quotes DeNA CEO Isao Moriyasu, who …

'Halo 5: Guardians' Gets Twin Live-Action Trailers In Clever #HuntTheTruth Campaign

Microsoft and 343 Industries have released two live-action trailers in their early-stages marketing campaign for <i>Halo 5: Guardians.</i><p>The first trailer debuted yesterday, and showed Spartan Locke confronting a wounded Master Chief amidst a burnt-out world, under a towering space marine statue.<p>The …

The maker of 'Eve' is betting big on VR and it might pay off

It's been a very rough 18 months for the makers of <i>Eve Online</i>, CCP. The company has lost money, canceled the long-delayed <i>World of Darkness</i> MMO, laid off well over 100 employees and said goodbye to two high-profile execs. It also hasn't released any financial statements or subscriber figures since …

Bloodborne gameplay walkthrough Part 8: Tomb of Oedon and Cathedral Ward

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>After beating Father Gascoigne in one try in yesterday's episode of our <i>Bloodborne</i> let's play series, "One Kill Phil" Kollar and I took our hero, Pickle Hedgehog, through some new territory. Watch as we explore the depths of the Tomb of Oedon, …

Looks like the new Guitar Hero will be unveiled April 14

Reports of Activision's new <i>Guitar Hero</i> appear to be accurate, based on an invite that Polygon received today. We received a press pass to the SoundDial festival, an event at which seemingly fictitious bands Broken Tide, Blackout Conspiracy, Our Pasts Collide and other bands will be playing.<p>While …

CoD: Advanced Warfare's DLC has exploding hamburgers

Amid all the April Fools' Day shenanigans there are some actual goofy discoveries that just so happened to be discovered upon this most ridiculous of …

Dragon Quest Heroes 2 coming to PS3, PS4 and PS Vita

Square Enix will develop <i>Dragon Quest Heroes 2</i>, a sequel to the Koei Tecmo and Omega Force-developed action role-playing game released earlier this year, for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. The announcement comes as something of a surprise, since the original <i>Dragon Quest Heroes</i> …

Anyone got any questions for the cast and crew of the bonkers Fast and Furious 6? Head to the link and let us know before we head off to meet them next week… http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/car-news/got-a-question-for-the-cast-of-fast-furious-2013-05-02

ELECTRIC SHOCK: it’s the incredible Twizy F1! Renault sticks a proper KERS module in its tiny electric two-seater. It looks absurd. Come get some... http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/car-news/Oh-Sweet-Lord-Its-the-Twizy-F1-2013-04-25

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's "Best" Guns Revealed

What are the "best" guns in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's multiplayer mode? Developer Sledgehammer Games on Monday answered that question, listing off the five most effective weapons based on their overall kill-to-death ratio.<p>Writing on Twitter, Sledgehammer co-founder Michael Condrey revealed …

175 Million Call of Duty Games Sold to Date, Still Fewer Than GTA

With $11 billion in total lifetime revenue, the Call of Duty franchise is one of the biggest in all of gaming. But how many copies of the series have been sold to date? Activision clued us in today, announcing via a new infographic that, since the series debuted over a decade ago, it has sold 175 …

Exo Zombies Infection trailer debuts at Call of Duty Championship

Activision dropped a tidbit for e-sports fans at its Call of Duty Championship tournament in Los Angeles today. The video game giant released the next trailer for its Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare — Exo Zombies Infection co-op expansion. The downloadable content (DLC) pack is the second part of …

Alienware Alpha gaming box $430, 49-inch 4K TV $420, and more solid steals

Looking for a starter gaming system? You can snag an Alienware Alpha with GeForce GTX 860M and Xbox 360 controller for $430. Add more RAM and an SSD …

McLaren 570S live: The “practical” British supercar

McLaren promised something special for the New York Auto Show and the company delivered with the 570S, as close to an entry-level model as you can …

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Batman Arkham Knight DLC for PS4 will be a timed exclusive

Rocksteady’s Batman Arkham Knight has gamers excited and anxiously waiting for the title to launch. It was supposed to be released in October of …

Batman: Arkham

McLaren 570S Coupe To Cost £143,000

The new McLaren 570S Coupe was recently unveiled at the New York International Motor Show and now McLaren has revealed how much their new supercar …

McLaren

'Grand Theft Auto V' PC Screenshots Look Terrific, But They Always Do

Rockstar games has released images for the upcoming release of <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> on PC.<p>As we all know, PC gaming is where you go if you want high-resolution, graphically rich graphics and a decent frame-rate. Anyone looking to new-gen consoles for these things will almost always be sorely …