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See what a real-life war photographer did with The Last of Us Remastered's Photo Mode

<i>The Last of Us Remastered</i> on PlayStation 4 includes a Photo Mode, in which players can manipulate freeze-frames of the game and turn them into images of post-pandemic America ... images that also happen to show off the PS4's technical chops and developer Naughty Dog's stunning art. The act of using …

Andrew Garfield blames studio for ruining 'thread' of Spider-Man sequel

Andrew Garfield, who plays the lead in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, has complained of studio interference in the film.<p>Talking to The Daily Beast, he said that he “genuinely loved” the original script, but “certain people at the studio [Sony Pictures] had problems with certain parts of it”. He said:<p>I …

Robin Williams memorial character discovered in World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor beta

Following the tragic death of actor and comedian Robin Williams last month, rumors surfaced that a freshly-uncovered genie model in the upcoming <i>World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor</i> expansion would pay tribute to Williams. That model has officially been discovered in the <i>Warlords of Draenor</i> beta …

World of Warcraft saw a drop of nearly 1M players in three months, says Activision Blizzard

Blizzard continues to see a slow decline in <i>World of Warcraft</i> subscribers, confirming a drop of 800,000 subscribers since March 31, publisher Activision Blizzard said during the latest earnings call for the April-June quarter last night.<p>According to the company, the massively multiplayer game has …

What do Shakespeare and The Last of Us movie have in common?

With a film version of <i>The Last of Us</i> on the horizon, the voices behind game protagonists Joel and Ellie have weighed in what they both hope to see in the characters' transition from console to silver screen.<p>Speaking with IGN, voice actors Ashley Johnson and Troy Baker describe how different …

Homer for iPhone lets you peek at the apps your friends use

Ever had the urge to peek at your friends' phone screens, whether it's to learn about their favorite apps or simply pry into their digital lives? Well, you can now do that without having to either strike up an awkward conversation or get overly nosy. PayPal co-founder Max Levchin and the HVF crew …

TSA ban on uncharged phones isn't as stupid as it sounds

The Transportation Security Administration has found yet another way to make traveling terrible: Passengers boarding US-bound flights at some foreign …

'Prostitute' accused of injecting Google executive with lethal dose of heroin

An alleged prostitute, accused of injecting heroin into a Google executive on his yacht in California and leaving him to die when he overdosed, appeared in court on Wednesday on manslaughter and heroin charges.<p>Alix Tichelman, 26, in handcuffs and a red jumpsuit, did not enter a plea and was …

Report: iPhone 6 will use new display tech for thinner design, could cause yield issues

According to a new report from China Times (translated by GforGames), Apple will make the next-gen iPhone even thinner by moving from two brightness enhancement films in the iPhone’s display to just one. The move will reportedly allow Apple to have an overall thinner design for the iPhone 6, but …

Material world: how Google discovered what software is made of

“It is a sufficiently advanced form of paper as to be indistinguishable from magic.”<p>Matias Duarte, vice president of design at Google, is telling me about the central principle of Material Design. It’s the unifying metaphor behind Google’s new design direction, providing a unified set of physics …