Pricing for Dark Souls II‘s PC remaster is pretty confusing

Console gamers have nothing to worry about. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One version of Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin cost $60 -- that's it. For the PC version, gamers could pay anywhere from $20 to $50.


Adjust the noise with Parrot’s Zik 2.0 wireless noise-cancelling cans

Parrot's Zik 2.0 wireless noise cancelling headphones have all the features you'd expect from a company that builds drones as its bread and butter. But are these feature rich cans a little too complicated?


Kids spend 6.5 hours a day in front of a TV, gaming console, smartphone, computer, tablet

A new report from a U.K.-based research agency specializing in children and young people finds that children ages 5-16 spend an average of 6 1/2 hours a day in front of a TV, video game console, mobile phone, computer or tablet.


Soak cool: The biggest trends in bathroom renovation

Looking to upgrade to a two-person shower or a second sink in your master bath? If so, then you're right in step with the biggest bathroom renovation trends, according to a recent survey from Houzz.


The next update for Windows 10 preview supports more than 6 phones

Last month marked the addition of phones to the Windows 10 Technical Preview, but not many users were actually able to try it due to the small number of devices supported. The next build of Windows 10 will add support for many more phones.


Flipping through The Manual: Cutting boards, proper ribs, a lie-flat hammock

Burned out on apps, keys and screens? Improve your analog life this weekend! Digital Trends’ brother site The Manual exists to give men straight-up advice, from unspoken suit rules you need to know, to the latest in fashion, food, drink, travel, grooming and…

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New York City gives teens with mental health issues free counseling via text

Smartphones give teens instant access to photos, videos and tweets. Now students at 10 New York City public high schools can pick up their phones to get immediate access to free mental health counseling, thanks to a new pilot program called NYC Teen Text.


5 new songs to stream from Courtney Barnett, Laura Marling, Action Bronson, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week that are are worth using your bandwidth on. Up this week: Courtney Barnett, Action Bronson, and more.


Half-Life 2: Update breathes new life into City 17

Released over 10 years ago, Half-Life 2 is still revered as one of the best first-person shooters ever made. Half-Life 2: Update gives the game a visual refresh and fixes bugs, and it is now downloadable on Steam for owners of the original game.


$25 Gift Card with purchase of Fitbit Charge

Get your fitness on! The Fitbit Charge tracks users daily activity levels, plus monitors sleep quality for an all-around fitness summary.

5 shows to stream this weekend: Catch up on Community, watch Dummy, and more

How are you going to get through this week? By pulling up your favorite streaming service and queueing the finest films and TV shows available now. Up this week: Community, Dummy, Garfunkel and Oates, and more.

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Windows 10: Our complete guide to Microsoft’s next OS

Microsoft may be planning to recover from Windows 8 with a new operating system that will support mouse, touch and voice input, expand and refine the Metro interface, and add a replacement for the much-missed Start menu. Here's what we've heard about Windows 9…


Vine videos go HD in latest app update

Those addictive looping video clips are going to look a lot crisper in the future, as Vine is rolling out support for 720p high-definition movies across the Web and its mobile apps.