Mark Stewart

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How to make your carpets look new again (without steam cleaning)

If you don't own a steam cleaner, renting one and dragging it home to clean your carpets can be a pain. Plus, you have to do the deed, <i>then</i> wait for the carpet to dry. If you don't have time or funds for all that, you can freshen up your carpet in around an hour with a few low-cost items you …

Particles

The Sensel Morph trackpad is a digital creative's dream

Our computers have become indispensable creation tools, but let's face it: The decades-old keyboard-and-mouse combo aren't the best way to edit video, draw or play music. That's where the Sensel Morph comes in. It's a pressure-sensitive touchpad that lets you swap in multiple overlays and instantly …

Gear & Gadgets

Two new audiophile amps from Emotiva are outstanding values

Emotiva is one of those American companies best known for its outstanding price to performance ratio designs. Take their BasX TA-100 stereo integrated amplifier. This handsome low profile design houses a Class AB power section rated at 50 watts per channel for 8 ohm speakers, and 90 watts per for …

Audiophile

Best turntables you can buy, from affordable to absolute insanity

Are you getting ready to take the plunge for your first turntable? Or maybe you're a long-time vinyl vet looking to upgrade? In either case we've got you covered. Here are two dozen (!) of our favorite models, from "ultra-budget" to "sky's the limit." Technics introduced the world's first …

Audiophile

God Of War PS4's Cool Avengers: Infinity War Item -- How To Get The Gauntlet Of Ages

The new God of War on PS4 features a wide array of additions to the series, from a new combat system and weapon to an AI companion and a much different narrative focus. It also features some light RPG elements, including gear that you can collect and equip. There are a ton of items to be had, but a …

God of War PS4 Guide: Valkyrie Boss Armor, Locations, And Tips

Throughout God of War's many realms lie hidden chambers sequestering powerful Valkyries. These cursed warriors offer some of the toughest fights in the entire game and grant you access to impressive-looking armor. You won't be able to fight them until you acquire the tip of a certain giant's …

God Of War PS4 Armor Guide: Best Epic, Legendary, And Rare Sets

The latest God of War takes a different approach from past entries in the series. This time around, the game introduces RPG mechanics, allowing you equip a variety of gear that enhance a set of stats and even offer special perks. Much like the recent Monster Hunter World, your progression is tied …

This hidden 'Avengers: Infinity War' Easter egg in 'God of War' is awesome

The <i>Avengers</i>: <i>Infinity War</i> Easter eggs just keep coming, and this one is by far the best. Because it lets you actually <i>wield</i> Thanos' Infinity Gauntlet …

The Game-Changing God Of War Secret Hidden In Plain Sight

One of the first things you see at the beginning of God of War is Kratos chopping down a tree with a yellow handprint upon its trunk. It doesn't take long to figure out that handprint belongs to Faye, the recently deceased companion of Kratos and mother to their son Atreus. It's a powerful scene …

God of War Secret Weapon Found Through Runic Translation

The Translation Is Not Available in the Game<p>A new secret has been discovered in <i>God of War</i>, one that might have slipped through players’ radars …

God of War fans uncover secret treasure thanks to Collector's Edition

A group of savvy <i>God of War</i> fans have uncovered a big secret within Sony's smash adventure title. The secret was uncovered via a physical item that …

God Of War PS4 Collector's Edition Map Hides A Secret

God of War is an enormous game, so it's likely that there are plenty of secrets hidden throughout it. But what few people could have guessed was that there'd be something revealed by clues buried in the physical map that came with the Collector's Edition. (Warning: some spoilers below.)<p>As Kotaku …

‘God of War’ guide for vanquishing all nine villainous Valkyries

The toughest battles in <i>God of War</i> are against the Valkyries — nine super-strong enemies that have awesomely powerful attacks, a crazy amount of …

Ready Player One

Hunt down collectibles in ‘God of War’ with this treasure maps guide

When <i>God of War</i> players reach the Lake of Nine, a major open-world hub in the newly released PlayStation 4 game, they discover a place where many a …

God Of War PS4 Guide: How Skills, Enchantments, And Armor Work

God of War on PS4 introduces a surprising number of changes to the series. The latest game does away with the linear structure and progression from past games. Now you can explore an open-ended environment, earn XP to unlock abilities from a skill tree, and even acquire armor sets that improve your …

Instant Pot vs. Dutch oven: Which makes better food?

"Oh, gosh. Oh, jeez."<p>Jude, my Instant Pot customer service representative, was flustered. I had called to ask — as anyone might — if it was okay to light cognac on fire in my Instant Pot. After a brief hold and a few nervous giggles, Jude gave me the go-ahead: No more than 15 to 20 seconds, ma'am, …

The best gaming headphones

The best headsets for PlayStation 4, Windows PC, Xbox One, and the Nintendo Switch<p>I’ll never forget my first pair of dedicated gaming headphones, the venerable Triton AX360. They completely changed my perception of playing games on a console.<p>At the time, I was hooked on <i>Gears of War</i>. Every Friday …

Consumer Tech

Best headphones for holiday 2017

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Gift Guides

How to clean your oven with baking soda and vinegar

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The best tech gifts for 2017

Koss' all-new $30 KPH30i headphone is a winner

The Audiophiliac checks out the Koss KPH30i on-ear headphones.<p>Koss makes a bunch of headphones over a wide price range, but the company has a special affinity for making outstanding budget 'phones. Take its Porta Pro: It's been in the line since 1984, and when you pick up a pair it's easy to see …

$99 gizmo kicks up your headphones' sound at home

Would you drop $99 on a Schiit Magni 3 if it could make your headphones sound better?<p>I've lost count of how many Schiit reviews I've written, but I keep coming back for more because the company's products are always so good <i>and</i> affordable. Take the Schiit Magni 3 headphone amp/stereo preamplifier: …

4 Best RPG Video Games Released In 2017

So yesterday we went through a short list of Japanese RPGs that swept through the market and surprised many by being some of the most innovative …

Indie Gaming

Destiny 2's Farm Has A Really Cool Hidden Easter Egg

Destiny 2 is out today, and most people are rushing to blast through the campaign and get ready for next week's Raid. But if you're willing to take a break from leveling up, the Farm social space holds an intriguing secret that you might have overlooked.<p>Mild spoilers for Destiny 2 secrets ahead. If …

‘Destiny 2’ Legendary Shards guide: What they are and how to get them

A lot has changed between <i>Destiny</i> and <i>Destiny 2</i>. Gone and reworked are the original game’s ludicrous number of currencies and items, which has …

Destiny 2

Destiny 2 Class Tips And Tricks: How To Be The Best Titan, Hunter, Warlock

Each class in Destiny 2 sports an array of different abilities and subclasses. Whether you're a Titan, a Warlock, or a Hunter, it can be difficult to understand how to properly utilize what your class has to offer, especially if you're a newcomer to the Destiny series. To help you become the best …

Destiny 2 PSA: Don't Spend Your Upgrade Points All At Once (Unless You Love Your Subclass)

One of the many ways in which Destiny 2 makes small but welcome changes to the original game concerns subclass upgrades. No longer do you obtain new abilities and skills simply by grinding away; something called Upgrade Points are now used to pick out precisely the things you want to unlock. But …

An Essential Tip For Destiny 2: Pay Attention To Mods

For the most part, <i>Destiny 2</i> makes it easier to level up than its predecessor did. If you’re rushing to raise your Power level to prepare for next …

A Week With Destiny 2: I'm Hooked

There was a moment early on in Destiny 2 when I lost everything.<p>Stripped of all my powers, I stumbled through the fiery remains of Earth's last city …

Start your adventure off right with our ‘Destiny 2’ beginner’s guide

The highly-anticipated sequel to <i>Destiny</i> is finally here. Bungie went to great lengths to make <i>Destiny 2</i> faithful to the original — in its final, …