For Turtle Rock studios, Evolve isn’t just a game, it’s a mantra

How the makers of Evolve survived publisher bankruptcy and their one creative ambitions to make one hit after another.

How turbochargers are going to save the planet, while burning more rubber

Volvo this week unveiled a four-cylinder engine with three turbochargers that makes 450 hp from just 2.0 liters of displacement. It shows just how much potential the internal-combustion engine still has.

Digital? Nah. For Coves, the perfect sound is somewhere in a black drain pipe

Hot on the heels of their album Soft Friday, the psychedelic-garage heroes of Coves talk vinyl versus digital, creativity, and the benefits of reverb.

Intel Inside … everything? Here’s the glue that holds the Internet of Things together

Oren Michels isn't a preschool teacher, but his job is to make things play nice together. Specifically, your connected devices. And with Mashery, the company he co-founded, now owned by Intel, the era of the smart doorbell is right around…

Hybrid hypercars are here … but not to stay

The stunning new Lamborghini Asterion is the latest in the trend of hybrid hypercars. But is the use of hybrids in high-performance cars a fad or a trend that will define the future of high performance motoring? We read the tea leaves to…

After pioneering synthpop with Depeche Mode, Vince Clarke just kept innovating

Vince Clarke was making synthpop before many of today’s electronic musicians were born. But with Erasure and his latest album The Violet Flame, he’s still pushing the sonic envelope.

For Marriott, the future of travel is a virtual-reality teleporter phone booth

As the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset gains momentum, one of the first applications isn't from the gaming or entertainment industry, but travel. Marriott is using the headset as part of a 4D travel experience. We talk to its creators…

Manufacturing the future: How 3D printing went from pipe dream to your desktop

Long before companies like MakerBot made 3D printing as simple as a box that sits on your desk, dedicated pioneers were perfecting the technologies that made it possible in their garages.
Home Theater

The best thing Amazon did for its new show ‘Transparent’ was doing nothing at all

We speak with the minds behind Amazon's newest show, Transparent. Star Jeffrey Tambor and show creator Jill Soloway tell us what it's like to work with Amazon, and make a show for the digital age.

Billy Corgan on his 107-track Smashing Pumpkins reissue, and what’s ahead

Digital Trends’ music columnist Mike Mettler speaks to Billy Corgan about his new 107-track reissue of the 1998 Smashing Pumpkins album Adore, and what’s ahead for the band.

Workplace wearables could help you get more done, or just drive you nuts

Now that work-issued smartphones are commonplace, it’s only a matter of time before wearables worm their way in too. And while they could help you get more done, the potential for abuse by employers is just as ripe.