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Philip II leads Spain in ‘Civilization VI’ with the help of his Conquistadors

Philip II, "the prudent," will lead Spain in 'Civilization VI.' A focus on religion and colonialism will make the Spanish a force to be reckoned with in the renaissance.

Tekken 7 will launch on PC, developers show off 4K gameplay on GTX 1080

If you have a 4K monitor and a fancy graphics card, the upcoming port of Tekken 7 on the PC would be a great way to show them off, as it's going to support 4K resolutions at launch. Is this the most striking beat-em-up to date?

Who's the best cell phone carrier of them all? Verizon, according to RootMetrics

The jury's back, and the verdict favors Verizon. According to RootMetrics' most recent network performance test, Verizon was ranked the best overall network, taking top honors in reliability, speed, data, calling, and text messaging.

John Carmack's former employer alleges that the programmer stole 'thousands' of documents to develop the Oculus Rift

John Carmack's former employer, Bethesda parent company ZeniMax, alleges that the programmer stole copyrighted documents to develop the Oculus Rift. ZeniMax first filed a suit against Oculus more than two years ago.
Social Media

Pinterest nabs Instapaper to recommend you more of the articles you’ll love

Pinterest has acquired the tech and the talent behind the read-it-later platform Instapaper, which is best known for its iOS and Android apps. The move sees the social bookmarking platform continue its buying spree.

Dodge should worry about Ford’s next-gen Mustang GT500

Ford is in the final stages of developing the next Mustang Shelby GT500. Aimed directly at the Dodge Challenger Hellcat, the super-'Stang could use a new, twin-turbocharged 5.0-liter V8 engine tuned to provide well over 700 horsepower.
Virtual Reality

What’s inside the Microsoft’s HoloLens’ holographic processor? Now we know

Augmented reality is a special sort of reality, which means it needs a special sort of processor to create it. That's where Microsoft's Holographic Processing Unity comes in, delivering compact performance in a low power package.

Several Epic Games forums were hacked; change your passwords now

A few forums run by Epic Games were hacked this week, meaning it's a good idea to change your password. If you share passwords between sites, change those too, and consider not sharing passwords between sites anymore.
Home Theater

Here’s what’s new on HBO in September, and what’s going away

Whether you're a cable lover or a staunch cord-cutter, there's never been a better time to get down with HBO. Follow us to find out what's new to the network each month, and what's going away.

The ‘Xbox Onesie’ is the ultimate outfit for Microsoft’s biggest fans

Yes, Microsoft has designed a pair of pajamas that feature Xbox controller pockets and custom gamertags. No, we're not quite sure why, but it's hard to deny the result is pretty stylish.

Chinese firm is first to the long-range, mass-market EV segment

China's Denza has introduced a more capable version of its only model. Designed jointly by Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler and BYD, the Denza 400 can drive for up to 293 miles on a single charge.

Leak suggests the PlayStation 4 Slim will introduce an updated controller, too

As information about Sony's hardware plans continues to leak, we now know how the Dual Shock 4 bundled with the upcoming slim version of the PlayStation 4 varies from the original design.