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Virtual reality theme park will give visitors 'Matrix'-like powers

The Void makes virtual reality a little more real through a series of customizable rooms that add another dimension to gaming.<p>With Oculus Rift virtual-reality headsets ready to ship to the general public early next year, 2016 looks to be the year the technology could really take off. Adding to this …

The new Samsung is arriving just in time

Samsung's newfound self-awareness is leading to better products and a brighter future<p>"I may not be the best public speaker," says Samsung’s Korean-born JK Shin in a heavily accented English. "That's because my first language is engineering." These endearingly self-effacing words, uttered during the …

Google is becoming a wireless carrier

Soon, you will be able to buy a smartphone not through Verizon, AT&T, Sprint or T-Mobile -- but with Google Wireless.<p>Google (GOOGL) will start selling cell phone service, the company's products chief Sundar Pichai announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Monday. Google will formally …

Watch this solo Destiny player take on Crota's End in Hard Mode

We've seen a few great feats of solo-<i>Destiny</i> playing over the past few months, particularly in Crota's End. Like the fighter who beat it alone, using the game's weakest weapon. But here's player sc Slayerage taking on Crota alone, in the recently released Hard Mode.<p>The task was taken on with a …

New Bible addresses men's challenges in modern life

Its cover is the first hint that the newly released "Men's Bible" is targeted to guys. Leather-textured, as rugged and manly as a paper cover can be, …

Xbox's Phil Spencer Discusses the Future of Gaming on HoloLens

"...gaming will be important."<p>During a group interview at Wednesday's Windows 10 event, Xbox Head Phil Spencer opened up about the possible future of …

Dying Light's release dates clarified as 'Be the Zombie' DLC goes free

<i>Dying Light</i>, developer Techland's zombie-filled action game, will be released next week worldwide digitally, and its boxed release has a official delayed release date in several territories.<p>Here's where and when you can get <i>Dying Light</i>:<p><b>Worldwide</b>. <i>Dying Light</i> will be released as a downloadable Windows …

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The Elder Scrolls Online loses subscription in March on PC, June 9 on PS4 and Xbox One (correction)

<i>The Elder Scrolls Online</i> publisher Bethesda Softworks is transitioning the subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing game to a subscription-free model, the company announced today.<p>Bethesda will relaunch the existing Mac and Windows PC game as <i>The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel</i> …

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Learn how to play Evolve with this seven-minute explainer

<i>Evolve</i> pits four hunters against one monster in multiplayer combat to the death, with a specific progression of unlocking new hunters across four classes and some complicated interplay between the classes. It's a lot to take in, and new players will likely feel lost, so publisher 2K Games released …

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection - PS4 & Xbox One Announcement Trailer

The history of Samsung's Gear VR virtual reality headset

Samsung's virtual reality headset was planned to work with the Galaxy S4, but the story goes back to 2005.<p>Samsung has given us some fresh info on the story behind the Samsung Gear VR headset , which goes back 10 years and was at one point planned to work with the Samsung Galaxy S4 .<p>In a new blog …

Destiny 'invention' levels up gamer while he sleeps

Much is made of the obligation to grind in <i>Destiny</i> — this guide that promises all the best loot still requires 5 hours of play every week, and every character at level 31. But with a little tape, one gamer has figured out a brute-force auto-leveling solution.<p>Meet the Auto-Punchbro.<p>This is the work …

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Drink This: The Royal Flush

Baby, it's (sort of) cold outside. To warm your hands and your heart, mix up a Royal Flush. This boozy berry cocktail provides a latent soothing heat …

Google will soon unveil a new system for real-time voice translation

The move follows a similar program released from Skype<p>Last month, Microsoft's Skype unveiled a program for real-time translation of human speech. Now, it seems we'll soon be seeing Google's version.<p><i>The New York Times</i> reports that Google is about to release an updated version of its Google Translate …

Destiny: How to Finish Eris' Urn of Sacrifice Mission

The Owner Of The Sacramento Kings Thinks Analyzing A Bunch Of Data Can Change Basketball, And He's Already Off To A Good Start

When he first moved from India to the US, he had less than $100 in his pocket. Yet, he still managed to find his way through graduating MIT and Harvard with a master's degree.<p>Coming out of school, Ranadive founded his first startup, Teknekron Software Systems, and created a real-time data …

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Politics The Cheat Sheet<p>Long before she was appointed as Advisor to the President, Ivanka Trump was signed to the celebrity division of Elite …

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Samsung ditches all-plastic design with metal Galaxy Alpha

Get used to this look, you're going to see a lot of it<p>After much speculation, Samsung has today announced the Galaxy Alpha, a smartphone with a metal frame. The Alpha is an ultra-thin (6.7mm) Android phone with a 4.7-inch 720p display, 12-megapixel camera, a fairly small 1,860mAh battery, and …

Samsung reportedly working on Galaxy phone with wraparound display

The Galaxy Round is Samsung’s first commercial attempt to bring a curved display to its smartphones, but the next evolution of the new technology …

Orioles, Nationals engaged in massive TV contract legal dispute

The O's and Nats are not loving thy neighbor.<p>The Orioles and Nationals are engaged in a hotly contested legal battle centered around the TV contract the teams agreed to in 2005, according to Eriq Gardner of The Hollywood Reporter.<p>The initial agreement, which was put into place when the Nationals …

Netflix agrees to pay AT&T to speed up its video streams

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Twin Design / Shutterstock.com<p>Good news for AT&T (S ATT) subscribers: The days of slow Netflix streams could be …

EA Access wants to be Netflix for video games, but it doesn't go far enough

A video game subscription service in the vein of Netflix Instant Watch will make a company very, very wealthy. But it probably won't be Electronic Arts.<p>Today, EA announced Access, a subscription plan that provides "access" to a limited number of EA games, with the promise of discounts and early …

The days of owning games are coming to an end

There's only so much you can do with a customer who buys a game.<p>And I mean buying a game in the traditional sense, where you go to a store, pick up a physical product, and can play that product on your hardware forever and ever, amen. Sony has found success with "giving away" games every month for …

Do You Know the Absolute Best Watches on the Market Right Now? The Experts Have Spoken

The dust has settled and the winners of the annual AskMen Watch Awards, as chosen by our readers, have been determined. Our horological experts nominated 50 different watch models across five distinct categories, and suggested brands for the coveted Brand of the Year prize, and your votes did the …

Beastie Boys' Mike D: Tupac's Determination to Be Authentic Killed Him

Nearly two decades after a coastal feud left Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G. dead, the Beastie Boys' Mike D is still trying to make sense of it. …

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Legend of Zelda in virtual reality is both familiar and completely terrifying

The first <i>Legend of Zelda</i> game for the NES remains a classic.<p>The sense of adventure and discovery in the game was a rare thing upon release, and the dungeon design still holds up in modern hands. A new version of the game, re-worked for a first-person view and playable in virtual reality, changes …

Here's what's in the $120 version of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

<i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> will ship with three versions later this year: the standard $59.99 version, a $79.99 limited version with extra content and a $119.99 version dubbed the Atlas Pro Edition which packs in the game's season pass add-on content.<p>There are no night vision goggles, remote …

WTF Was That?!: Kid Rollerskate Limbos Under 39 Cars

This is a video of 6-year old Gagan Satish from Bagalore, India, rollerskating under 39 consecutive cars. That is a new record (previously: a video …

Sure enough, you can play 'Doom' on an ATM

The quest to play <i>Doom</i> on just about everything won't be over any time soon, it seems. A team of Australians has torn open and modified an ATM to play id Software's classic first-person shooter using some of the bank machine's built-in controls. This isn't <i>the</i> hardest hack in the world -- ATMs like …

Now that it’s legal, here’s how to unlock your phone on all four U.S. carriers

Advertisement<p>62 Comments<p>Credit: Sashkin/Shutterstock<p>After you’ve finished up with a two-year smartphone contract, one of the easiest ways to save …