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Dark Souls II: Crown of the Sunken King review

The first expansion to From Software's Dark Souls II wastes no time in reminding you of its pedigree. The DLC's new areas, with their menacing dragon and intricate layout, are a…

  • Pros: New areas are filled with difficult enemies, Level design…
  • Cons: Story remains shrouded, Somewhat anticlimactic

This fitness wristband is cheaper than a large Dominos pizza

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has announced its first fitness tracking gadget. It's called the Mi Band, and while it may not have a screen or a heart rate monitor, it'll cost the equivalent of $13.

Mobile

A brand new prototype: Entry-level LMP3 class created for Le Mans

There are currently four classes at the 24 Hours of Le Mans: LMP1, LMP2, GT Endurance Pro, and GT Endurance AM. Since LMP2 cars are just older versions of the top-flight LMP1 prototypes, the ACO has announced a new LMP3 class to broaden the range of talent for…

Cars

Wacom brings Bamboo Paper app to Android and Windows 8

Wacom's popular iOS drawing app Bamboo Paper is now available on Android, Amazon's Fire OS, and Windows 8. Wacom will offer several premium packages for free for a short time.

Mobile

This smartphone remote control will also show customizable notification alerts

The Qblinks remote control is the latest smartphone accessory to hit Kickstarter. Not only can it be used to control Siri and your phone's camera, but it also displays customizable notifications.

Mobile

48 problems with iOS 7.1, and how to fix them

If you’ve been struggling with Apple’s latest platform update then you are not alone. We take a look some common iOS 7 problems right here and suggest a few potential fixes.

Mobile

New supposed leaked image of Windows 9 shows Metro app running in windowed mode

A site claims to have acquired images of Windows 9. One image shows a Metro app running in windowed mode in the classic desktop UI. The other shows the new Start menu.

Computing

This woman chose to get shot by a robber instead of give up her Android phone

A 29-year-old woman was grazed in the head by a bullet for not handing over her Samsung Galaxy smartphone. She was able to get treatment for the wound after the incident.

Mobile

New albums this week: La Roux, Common, The Ting Tings, and more

New music is dropping all the time. It's time to get some new tunes in your ears. Here are our favorite new releases for the week, including La Roux, Common, Bon Iver, and more!

Music

Tire-smoking 2015 Chevy SS gains a clutch pedal and Magnetic Ride Control

If there was a ever a car that begged for a manual transmission, it's the Chevrolet SS. Chevy's brutish muscle car gets that third pedal for 2015, along with Magnetic Ride Control suspension.

Cars

Apple iTime patents hint at iWatch development plans

A newly approved Apple patent shows what may be early prototypes of the iWatch. Several designs are included in the patent, including a modular device and another called iTime.

Mobile

Explore the FX of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in this 17-minute featurette

Megan Fox and Will Arnett host a 17-minute preview of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles that offers a behind-the-scenes look at the film's digital FX process.

Movies

System-to-system transfer now possible for Wii U owners in latest console update

The latest Wii U system update makes it possible to transfer content from one Wii U to another. Though much like the system transfer for the 3DS, the process does prove a bit cumbersome...

Gaming

In the studio, Joe Satriani’s drum wizard plays HD alchemy with layers of sound

We interview Marco Minnemann about his newest solo album EEPS, HRA formats, Joe Satriani, and what it’s like to record every instrument on your album.

Music

Watch flowers reveal their hidden beauty in this time-lapse video

Photographer David de los Santos used only a Fujifilm bridge camera, two lights, and a black backdrop to create this beautiful time-lapse video of flowers blooming.

Photography