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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided emerges in February with an augmented special edition

Square Enix has launched a unique pre-order campaign for its upcoming stealth-based first-person shooter Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, giving players the chance to unlock the game early by reaching online community milestones.

Gaming

Hacked? No problem, says Ashley Madison, whose user base is “still growing”

A little hacking never hurt nobody. At least, that's the mantra Ashley Madison is repeating, as the adultery website reports that it is "still growing" despite the recent hack that compromised millions of data records.

Web

Watch Taylor Swift jam out to Dreams with Beck and St. Vincent

Beck, St. Vincent and Taylor Swift sang together on Beck's recent electropop jam "Dreams" during Swift's performance Tuesday night in L.A.. The indie darlings join a long list of guests that T-Swift has brought onto the stage during her "1989" tour.

Music

The 2016 BMW 7 Series is the first production car with gesture control. Here’s how it works

BMW is debuting its gesture control system on the 2016 7 Series, and a new video featuring BMW’s manager of user experience shows us how it works. The all-new 7 Series lands in dealerships this October.

Cars

Konami is playing it fast and loose with the Metal Gear Solid V release for PC users

The hype surrounding Phantom Pain is reaching a head, but PC users may run into some issues as they download and install the game, especially if they're hoping to use the DVD.

Gaming

Hulu renews Amy Poehler-produced comedy Difficult People for second season

Hulu picked up the comedy Difficult People for a second season in short order. Amy Poehler will continue to exec produce alongside Dave Becky (Louie). The acerbic series is currently wrapping up its first eight-episode season, which concludes September 16.

Home Theater

Volvo’s 2017 S90 flagship sedan leaks online as a die-cast model

Volvo's all-new 2017 S90 sedan has been revealed far in advance thanks to pictures of a die-cast model. The model shows styling inspired by recent Volvo concepts and the new XC90 SUV.

Cars

Astronauts will attempt to control an Earth-based rover from the ISS next month

Danish European Space Agency astronaut Andreas Mogensen is attempting a world's first next month when he tries to control robotic arms from space using a new haptic remote control.

Cool Tech

Oh what a day: Uber partners with Mad Max: Fury Road to offer rides worthy of a Warboy

Ever dreamed about riding shotgun with Imperator Furiosa or using Max Rockatansky as a hood ornament? Well, keep dreaming. But you can get pretty close if you use Uber at PAX Prime Seattle

Cars

Uncharted 4 arrives in March with special editions

Sony's flagship Uncharted franchise will return in March with Uncharted 4, which will arrive in multiple special edition packages at retail. Digital buyers will also receive a collection of exclusive bonuses.

Gaming

Apple working on AR? Why else hire a Microsoft Hololens engineer?

Microsoft might have its Hololens headset in the works, but Apple may have a competitor product. While it's all speculation at the moment, putting more wood on that fire is an ex-Hololens engineer, who's recently moved to Apple.

Apple

No longer just free of subscription, Guild Wars 2 client now free to download

While Guild Wars 2 always lacked a subscription, players had to pay a one-time fee for the game client. Not anymore, though. The base game is now free, so users can jump in, download the client, and play without spending a dime.

Computing

Android Wear smartwatches now work on iOS

Android Wear smartwatches will now work with iPhones, Google announced in a surprise blog post. All future Android Wear smartwatches will work with iPhones, and some older models will support Apple's OS, too.

Wearables

With disposable cameras, London’s homeless capture city through their eyes

What happens when you give 100 disposable cameras to London's homeless? You get unique perspectives from the eyes of an often marginalized group. Cafe Art, a homeless support group, plans to turn those photos into a calendar via Kickstarter.

Photography