Sid Meier’s Civilization series is leaving home.
This fall on Linux, Mac and Windows PC for $49.99, Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth will take the strategy game beyond the confines of its home turf to an alien world that players will colonize and where they will forge a new future of humanity.
Polygon spoke with four of the upcoming game’s developers to learn about the game, the challenges a new venture like this poses for those creating it and how escaping Earth’s gravitational pull will change the long running series.
Here are some of the crazy phones you can build with Google’s Project Ara
Google is starting to show developers what they need to do to create swappable parts for its upcoming modular smartphones, currently called Project Ara. On Ara’s website, it’s just posted the Module Developers Kit, which contains the information that manufacturers need to get started on creating modular parts. “Ara’s success is predicated on a rich, vibrant, and diverse ecosystem of modules from a myriad of developers,” one document in the kit reads.
New Dove video. Patches.
Or in other words - NO product can make you feel beautiful, not even Dove. (but please buy our product, it is totally totally not a placebo like this thing was.)
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NCAA March Madness = FOOD
My hate/hate relationship with AT&T’s cheap attempt at branding through Tumblr ads continues…
"Mozilla prides itself on being held to a different standard and, this past week, we didn’t live up to it. We know why people are hurt and angry, and they are right: it’s because we haven’t stayed true to ourselves."
The upcoming update for Microsoft’s mobile operating system, Windows Phone 8.1, features a Siri-style digital assistant with a persona based on Halo’s artificially intelligent character called Cortana, Microsoft vice-president Joe Belfiore revealed during the Build 2014 developer conference.
The Bing-powered feature integrates with users’ personal Windows Phone information, assisting them with functions such as search, contacts, music, calendar, messaging, reminders, notes and more. According to Microsoft, Cortana adapts to a user by “asking questions based on your behavior and checking in with you before she assumes you’re interested in something.”