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Build guide: the best cheap gaming PC

A great gaming PC for as little money as possible.<p>PC gaming can be expensive, we know, especially when you're brand new and don't have a previous rig …

ReCore Becoming the Xbox's Next Great Franchise; Dev Says 'It Needs to be Earned'

Can ReCore Become the Next Xbox Franchise Success Story?<p>The team of developers on the upcoming Xbox One/PC title <i>ReCore</i> have been assembled from some …

Halo

Why Inbox Is Way Better Than Gmail

Inbox by Gmail has been around for almost two years, and while it continues to exist alongside Gmail, it’s easy to see that Google engineers see …

‘Quantum Break’ Is a Great Video Game, Burdened By a Needless TV Show | VICE UK

TV Series

Goodness gracious, the Xbox One Elite Controller can do a lot

The Xbox One Elite Controller was unveiled at E3, and it was kind of the sleeper-hit of Microsoft's showcase. The likes of game announcements and …

Microsoft Promises Windows 10 For Xbox One This Holiday

At the Microsoft event this morning, the company’s No. 2, Terry Myerson, announced that the company will be upgrading all of its Xbox One systems to Windows 10. That means the company’s fanboys will be able to play Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One.<p>Related Articles<p>New Xbox One Bundle Comes With 1TB …

Xbox

Microsoft Has Best Day Ever: Hands-on with the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4

Holiday shopping just got a lot more interesting thanks to Microsoft’s press conference in New York this morning. With Windows 10 out for a few …

Pachter on life after the PS4 & Xbox One & those who'd buy a game, not a system

Prior to the Xbox One and PS4 debuting in 2013, there was a lot of doom and gloom talk surrounding the console market, but ever since the systems …

Gaming Consoles

Microsoft shows Windows 10 based Xbox One dashboard in new video

Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 10 based Xbox One preview for select users (Source: Major Nelson)<p>With Windows 10, Microsoft has been aiming to …

Xbox One Getting Windows 10's "Edge" Browser

A version of Microsoft Edge, the new browser included with Windows 10, is coming to Xbox One.<p>Microsoft confirmed the news this week on Twitter by bluntly responding to a user, "Yes, Edge will be coming to Xbox One." The company did not say if Edge on Xbox One will have the same features as the PC …

NVIDIA Shield TV review: the best Android set-top box you can buy

Never let it be said that Google gives up on ideas that don't pan out the first time. Remember when it tried invading our living rooms with clunky, disappointing set-top boxes? And then when that very same software went on to find a life right on smart TVs? Think of all that as a prelude to where …

Why Some Teen Brains May Be Hardwired To Make Risky Choices

Teenagers aren't exactly known for their responsible decision making.<p>But some young people are especially prone to making rash, risky decisions about sex, drugs and alcohol. Individual differences in the brain's working memory — which allows people to draw on and use information to make decisions — …

The Brain

The 7 Ways of Thinking That Make Us More Anxious

Those of us who suffer from anxiety problems know it doesn’t always take very much to trigger our anxiety. We can go from zero to a hundred in …

Self-help

How to Never Be Bored Again: 5 New Secrets From Research

What can we do to cure boredom?<p>If you’re alone, it’s pretty straightforward: get up, go out, see friends, put yourself in a new situation where you …

Roller Coasters

How To Ditch Depression and Get a Life: 8 Ways to Deal with the Black Dog

There were mirrors in the house but I did not look into them. I did not want to see that version of myself looking back at me.<p>But in the cold light …

The true story of Grand Theft Auto is a tale worth telling

Soon after the BBC announced its intention to make a film about Grand Theft Auto, I read a few tweets and comments expressing disappointment about the planned production.<p>Some are underwhelmed that the film, due in the fall, will tell the story of <i>the making</i> of the GTA games, rather than providing a …

Can A Mini-PC Replace A Console In The Living Room?

We have all been eagerly awaiting Steam OS and the inevitable flood of affordable console like mini-PCs that will let us play our existing library of …

Computer Hardware

How to Build Your Net Worth | The Art of Manliness

Do you feel like you’re not getting ahead with your finances? That no matter how hard you work or how much extra money you earn, you’re still in the …

Personal Finance

How to Develop Situational Awareness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a scene at the beginning of <i>The Bourne Identity</i> where the film’s protagonist is sitting in a diner, trying to figure out who he is and why he …

Self Defense

11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

With Windows 10 You Can Stream Any Xbox One Game To Your PC Or Tablet

Sony has dabbled in the streaming of PlayStation games to devices within its own ecosystem like Vita and Xperia phones. Valve’s in-home streaming for Steam delivers the capability of playing a large majority of your PC games library to other “client” computers (even Macs) or devices like Nvidia’s …

Xbox

Windows 10's Cortana: A Solution Without A Problem?

A large focus of Microsoft’s press event today other than high-concept holograms and Windows 10 itself was the personification of the OS, Cortana. We’ve seen the Halo-themed AI (complete with original voice actress Jen Taylor) on Windows phones for a while, but now its official, she’s going to be …

Cortana

'DmC: Definitive Edition' Coming To PS4 And Xbox One

The “Definitive Edition” of Ninja Theory’s controversial <i>Devil May Cry</i> reboot, <i>DmC</i>, is coming to new-gen platforms.<p>The game upset many longtime <i>Devil May Cry</i> fans for a whole host of reasons, including a revamped (and, many believed, inferior) combat system, a much-changed Dante (whose personality was …

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Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Here's proof notifications don't have to suck<p>Notifications suck. I mean they really, really suck. Consider what my desktop workspace looks like at any given time. I mean, yes, I did create those reminders and yes, I do need to do all of those things, but displaying …