Vizio S2121w-D0 review

Vizio’s new Sound Stand is a pinch hitter for a traditional sound bar at best.

  • Pros: Powerful bass response , Accurate upper register , Spacious…
  • Cons: Muffled midrange, especially in dialog , Occasional…

Metro Redux review

Four years after Metro 2033 hit Xbox 360, 4A Games delivers the definitive version of its post-apocalyptic adventure series, unifying the original and its successor Last Light in…

  • Pros: Metro 2033 massively improved by Last Light play style…
  • Cons: Metro 2033 human characters didn't get the visual upgrade…

The PC market’s outlook improves, but shipments will still fall this year

The picture is looking a little less bleak for the PC is market according to one research firm, but don't pop any champagne bottles just yet.

Computing

Littleton gamer’s livestream interrupted by SWAT responding to shooter threat

A gamer in Littleton, Colo. is interrupted during a livestream session when SWAT forces raid his office following a prank 911 call. The whole incident is captured on the gamer's webcam.

Gaming

NFL Mobile and Sportscenter apps raise the ante for more coverage away from home

The NFL and ESPN today released updated versions of their NFL Mobile and Sportscenter apps respectively giving select subscribers more options to catch live sports and events away from home.

Home Theater

Microsoft says its addressing ‘misleading’ apps in Windows Store

Microsoft says that it will do more to combat iffy apps in its app store. You can learn more here.

Computing

This theremin on steroids controls music, video, and lights through simple gestures

A music tech guru out of Austin, TX., has invented an extremely versatile device that's a cross somewhere between a theremin, synthesizer, and MIDI controller. The M!ltone" lets the user create music, as well as controlling video, lights and sound effects.

Music

The AirEnergy 3D printed wind turbine is so small you can take it anywhere

Omni3d's AirEnergy 3D printed wind turbine is portable and easy to assemble, but it packs a punch with 300 watts of energy. The turbine can power multiple gadgets and even supplement a house's traditional power supply.

Cool Tech

Visit the Mos Eisley Cantina with vintage looks behind the scenes at Star Wars

The excellent Raiders of the Lost Tumblr has unearthed a collection of models, set and character drawings, and production stills from the Mos Eisley cantina scene in Star Wars.

Movies

Legendary Gems, Greater Rifts, and more coming to Diablo III on PS4 and Xbox One

The upcoming patch 2.1.0 for Diablo III, the first major content update since Reaper of Souls, is also in development for the Ultimate Evil Edition on Xbox One and PS4.

Gaming

SolarSocket offers an easy DIY way to dabble in off-the-grid electricity

Solar Socket, a project that's currently raising funds for production on Kickstarter, is a simple, low-cost way to bring off-grid energy into your house.

Home

September 2014′s Xbox Games with Gold is all about teamwork

The latest batch of free Games with Gold for Xbox Live Gold subscribers are all about teamwork, with Super Time Force, Monaco: What's Yours is Mine, and Halo: Reach.

Gaming

Dark Souls II: Crown of the Old Iron King review

Dark Souls 2's second expansion has some of the most difficult boss fights of the entire Souls series, and a complex environment leading up to them. Are you hardcore enough to…

  • Pros: New bosses among the hardest in the series , Ties in…
  • Cons: Might actually be too difficult , Story is still unclear…

Charlie Hunnam to play King Arthur in upcoming Guy Ritchie film

Sons Of Anarchy star Charlie Hunnam is in talks to play the legendary King Arthur in Guy Ritchie's upcoming multi-film franchise produced by Warner Bros.

Movies