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11:50 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Canalys: Apple leading PC maker in Q4 2011, if you count iPads
Best quarter in Apple's history? Check. Retaking the smartphone crown from Samsung? Check. How about becoming the world's largest PC manufacturer? If you're Canalys and you factor iPads into the equ...
11:43 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget SlingPlayer for Kindle Fire available tomorrow for $30 in the Amazon Appstore
Though Sling Media has long been offering apps for Android phones and tablets, Kindle Fire owners have until now been left out in the cold (you know, the whole lack-of-Android-Market-access thing). T...
11:26 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Microsoft begins Office 15 technical preview, fills up before you knew it existed
Everybody calm... we know, we're excited too. We're just dying to see the latest in spreadsheet and presentation technology. But, for now, you'll just have to wait as the technical preview for Microso...
11:03 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Must See HDTV (January 30th - February 5th)
This week is all about the big game, but even if you're not watching the Super bowl, there's a lot to tune in for. We've got a slew of new premieres, plenty of NBA and NHL action, and even an old fav...
10:41 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget APK puts Windows 95, 98 and XP, plus Linux on the EVO 3D
And here you thought Microsoft bringing Windows 8 to ARM was big news. Turns out, a member of XDA-Developers forum has managed to make an APK that puts a variety of Redmond's x86 operating systems on...
10:16 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Totally blow out the big game! Super Bowl XLVI
With Super Bowl XLVI finally upon us all the pretenders have been shaken loose, leaving only the New England Patriots and New York Giants to compete for the NFL championship this weekend. While we're...
09:49 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Android Developers ready to hangout on Google+
The mobile ninjas over at Android Developers have announced a new medium for advice, collaboration and training: Google+. The collective will use the social networking site to help developers "me...
09:25 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget US Navy ship-mounted railgun closer to reality, Raytheon and others to make it happen
Ah, the railgun. Previously a flight of fancy fit only for wars in works of science fiction, the ultimate in electromagnetic weaponry is one step closer to becoming a reality for the US Navy. We've s...
09:02 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Join the Engadget HD Podcast live on Ustream at 5:30PM
It's Monday, and almost as regular an occurrence as the day itself, we're here to help by letting you listen into the recording booth when the Engadget HD podcast goes to mp3 at 5:30PM. Please be a pa...
08:42 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Report: Orion test flight pushed back to 2014, manned flight until 2021
Even something as exhaustively planned as the test-flight of the Orion spacecraft isn't immune to a slipping timeline. It's reportedly been pushed back from next year to 2014 -- when we're expecting...
08:14 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Intel quietly outs seven new Sandy Bridge CPUs to check we're paying attention
Intel opened its back door and shuttled out a refresh of its chips without so much as a phone call, typical! Three desktop Core i5 chips made their way into the big bad world, the i5-2550K replacing...
07:46 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Note coming to Bell, Rogers and Telus in February
Those of you who seem to be more closely connected to the Maple Leaf than the pine needle might've jumped on the envious side at the news that folks across the border are getting their hands on the ...
07:18 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Introducing 'Follow The Saga': the whole story, regardless of where you jump in
Over the years, stories have become more than just single bursts of information. These days, there's as much drama in the consumer technology world as there is sports, politics or your average episod...
06:51 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Obama to host first Google+ Hangout tonight at 5:30PM
Barack Obama is no stranger to social networks, but Google+ is still relatively new territory for him (and everyone else for that matter). The president doesn't seem afraid of mixing it up with ...
06:32 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Clearwire unveils $99 Clear Hub Express and $129 Clear Spot Voyager hotspots
Clearwire's impending LTE rollout isn't going to happen overnight, so why not continue to milk the proverbial cow that is their existing WiMax network? That's exactly what the wireless provider is d...
06:01 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget WiGig SD card gets demoed on tablets, makes DVDs gone in 60 seconds (video)
We're pretty excited about WiGig's miraculous wireless transmission rates and Panasonic's now in the process of jamming the functionality into SD cards set to arrive next year. It's now got a workin...
05:29 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Report: Windows Phone Tango to support 120 languages, C++ development
When Microsoft confirmed Windows Phone "Tango" back in August, it emphasized its focus on developing country markets that other heavyweight manufacturers tend to neglect. Today, new details have eme...
05:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Nintendo, NTT DoCoMo testing DS-powered speech translator
Nintendo and NTT DoCoMo are reportedly teaming up in order to create a voice-to-text system that'll help hearing-impaired children study. Using a modified DSi, speech is converted into text which is...
04:31 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Visualized: futuristic AMELIA aircraft (theoretically) soars through NASA wind tunnel
It's the Advanced Model for Extreme Lift and Improved Aeroacoustics, and it's the brainchild of many, many intelligent beings planted at California Polytechnic State University. The aircraft has been...
03:59 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Tilera sees sense in the server wars, puts just 36 cores in its newest processor
While Tilera's forthcoming 100-core processors threaten to set off fire alarms around the world, the company has finally brought out its more sensible 36-core variant. The 1.2GHz Tile-GX36 sips just 2...
03:28 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Qualcomm's MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 benchmarks pop up online
We put Qualcomm's S4 development platform through its paces (twice, no less) at CES, but shorn of the glitz of Las Vegas, does it have the oomph to wow us? Someone at the company loosed Nenamark 2 o...
03:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Note available at AT&T February 19th for $300, pre-orders begin February 5th
We've known for a while that the Samsung Galaxy Note was coming to AT&T sometime soon, but now we actually have a date: February 19th. If that day just isn't going to come soon enough, there's a...
02:46 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Sky Anytime+ achieves impossible, will carry iPlayer (and ITV Player)
Sky's burgeoning Anytime+ VOD platform is getting a hefty boost today. It was previously open only to customers who also hitched to Sky Broadband, but that restriction's being gently relaxed: op...
02:14 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget North Carolina launches FCC-approved TV White Space network in Wilmington
Back in December, the FCC approved the first white space device and database for the lucky city of Wilmington, North Carolina. Last week, the program bore its first fruits, when database operator Sp...
01:44 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Nokia teases February 8th for Symbian Belle update
Looks like Nokia Vietnam wasn't keeping its powder dry when it threw up a page (subsequently pulled) promising an update to Symbian Belle for February 8th. Still, that didn't stop us taking some scr...
01:15 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Mad Catz Cyborg M.M.O.7 gaming mouse now on sale, F.R.E.Q 5 headset hits pre-order
Gamers looking for some hardware assistance can breathe a sigh of relief; Mad Catz's latest eye-catching forays into gaming mice and headsets are almost, if not already, upon us. The Cyborg M.M.O.7 ...
12:46 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget US government rules three Barth patents invalid, sends Rambus scrambling
Suing's easy. It's the "winning" that trips folks up. Such is the case with Rambus, who has been relying oh-so-heavily on the so-called trio of Barth patents to actively pursue just about every techn...
12:18 pm EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget MicroOLED viewfinder delivers 5.4 megapixels in 0.61-inch monochrome display
Photographers who've spent years looking through the window of a high-end optical viewfinder may never find an electronic version that fully satisfies them. But this new MicroOLED EVF may get us clos...
11:41 am EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Koss revamps PortaPro headphones with iPhone remote, intros 'interlocking' earbuds
We're baffled that we missed this gem of news during the bustle of CES, but it turns out that Koss has recently announced a new version of its iconic PortaPro headphones. The PortaPro KTC (Koss Touch...
11:41 am EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Koss revamps Porta Pro headphones with iPhone remote, intros 'interlocking' earbuds
We're baffled that we missed this gem of news during the bustle of CES, but it turns out that Koss has recently announced a new version of its iconic Porta Pro headphones. The Porta Pro KTC (Koss Tou...
10:57 am EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Samsung Galaxy S Advance gets official: 1GHz dual-core CPU, Super AMOLED and Gingerbread
Samsung added a new star to its Galaxy universe today, with the release of the Galaxy Advance S. Powered by a 1GHz dual-core CPU, this handset boasts a four-inch, 480 x 800 Super AMOLED display, and...
10:02 am EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Canon announces middling Q4 2011 earnings report, president steps down
In the wake of a relatively strong Q3, Canon today unveiled a slightly less rosy earnings report for the fourth quarter of 2011. Net sales for the quarter reached ¥964.8 billion (about $12.6 bil...
09:27 am EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget T-Mobile launches 'truly unlimited' Full Monty contract, wants to give you everything
While beans were vaguely spilled ahead of its official launch, T-Mobile UK today unveiled its latest attempt to differentiate itself from the competitive world of British carriers with a new no-holds...
09:27 am EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget T-Mobile UK launches 'truly unlimited' Full Monty contract, wants to give you everything
While beans were vaguely spilled ahead of its official launch, T-Mobile UK today unveiled its latest attempt to differentiate itself from the competitive world of British carriers with a new no-holds...
09:15 am EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Verizon shared data plans show up in employee training materials, still on track?
Verizon said it was working on a shared data solution for 2012, and according to an anonymous tipster, the new packages could be rolling out soon. We've been told that training material for an update...
06:48 am EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Barnes & Noble readying 'e-reading device' for spring, doesn't want to talk about it
Oh spring, flowers blooming, bees buzzing, the smell of new e-readers in the air. According to The New York Times, the folks over at Barnes & Noble's digital team are putting the finishing touch...
04:31 am EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget T-Mobile keen to help iPhone users, plans to offer new procedures for unlocked phones
The iPhone might not officially be on the magenta network, but T-Mobile isn't about to turn its back on a million paying customers, either. According to a document obtained by TmoNews, the network pl...
04:00 am EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Sony grows Cyber-shot family by three with DSC-WX50 and WX70, ultra-thin TX200V
Far more svelte than its lengthy product name, the Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V is Sony's new point-and-shoot flagship, packing an 18.2 megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor, 26mm 5x optical zoom lens, 1080/60p vid...
03:35 am EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget How would you change HTC's Rhyme?
Clearly, it was never going to go down well with feminists, or the general public. HTC's "ladyphone" was found to sacrifice power and features for, erm, a flashing notification bauble that didn't ev...
03:15 am EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Motorola announces RAZR Developer Edition with unlocked bootloader for Europe, US variant on the way
Promises. You can either let technicalities get in your way of fulfilling them, or you can just find a way to keep them. Motorola, it seems, wants to do the latter. Sorta. In a new blog post, the out...
01:30 am EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Inhabitat's Week in Green: glowing green sea, an equinox house and energy-efficient skyscrapers
Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. Tidal energy made waves around the world this week as Inh...
12:16 am EDT - Mon, January 30, 2012
Engadget Notion Ink explains OMAP over Tegra decision for the Adam II
While which chip ends up in a particular device will significantly affect its performance and access to future upgrades, it's not often that we get to peek behind the curtain and find out why those d...
11:00 pm EDT - Sun, January 29, 2012
Engadget Switched On: You Tell Me It's The Institution
Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. Apple rose to dominate sales of digital music by more or less mirroring the way consumers acquired music in the physic...
10:28 pm EDT - Sun, January 29, 2012
Engadget Quantum speed limits within reach, present moves ever closer to future
Got your wire-rimmed spectacles on? Had a full night's rest? Eager to get those synapses firing? Here's hoping, because Marc Cheneau and co. are doing everything they can to stretch the sheer meaning ...
08:56 pm EDT - Sun, January 29, 2012
Engadget NEC will cut 10,000 jobs after forecasting $1.3 billion annual loss, mostly in mobile phone biz
After releasing a revised financial forecast for FY 2011 that predicts an annual $1.3 billion loss, its third in the last four years, NEC announced it will cut around 10,000 jobs. Bloomberg Businessw...
08:23 pm EDT - Sun, January 29, 2012
Engadget Engadget Mobile Podcast 123 - 01.29.2012
If a BlackBerry falls from the bush in the forest, but there are no bloggers to blog about it, does it make a sound? The Engadget Mobile Podcasters answer this question at length with the help of the...
07:12 pm EDT - Sun, January 29, 2012
Engadget Nokia clarifies battery update on Lumia 800, promises audio camera fixes soon
Nokia already came clean about the Lumia 800 battery bug, but evidently that just wasn't enough to appease the masses. A community manager in the outfit's own forums has just responded to pages upon p...
05:30 pm EDT - Sun, January 29, 2012
Engadget Mad Catz MLG Pro Circuit controller review (PS3)
While most of us play games purely for their entertainment value, an elite few get their game on while calling themselves "professionals." These superstars of simulated battle make the rounds in vari...
03:44 pm EDT - Sun, January 29, 2012
Engadget Refresh Roundup: week of January 23, 2012
Your smartphone and / or tablet is just begging to get updated. From time to time, these mobile devices are blessed with maintenance refreshes, bug fixes, custom ROMs and anything in between, and so ...
01:13 pm EDT - Sun, January 29, 2012
Engadget Lenovo's 14-inch IdeaPad Y470p launches with Radeon HD 7690M GPU
Who knew a "p" packed so much punch? Just weeks after Lenovo cut loose with a boatload of new machines, the outfit has quietly slipped out an even newer model tailored for gamers. The 14-inch IdeaPad...
01:08 pm EDT - Sun, January 29, 2012
Engadget Nook Tablet gets easy root shortcut via SD card (video)
As the (admittedly niche) battle for root access wages on between the Nook Tablet creators and its end users, a new shortcut's been discovered for unlocking the Android-based slab -- and you'll need ...
10:43 am EDT - Sun, January 29, 2012
Engadget Purdue University creates 'bass' powered medical implant, knows where it hertz
We've seen all kinds of medical implants over the years, but none that had a musical preference -- until now. Researchers at Purdue University have created a pressure sensitive microelectromechanical...
08:11 am EDT - Sun, January 29, 2012
Engadget Motorola starts selling WiFi Xyboards for $400 and up
What's that? You want an eight or ten inch WiFi tab, but failed to place your pre-order for one of Moto's latest earlier this month? Worry not, slate-seeking friend, for both the WiFi Xyboard 8.2 and...
05:34 am EDT - Sun, January 29, 2012
Engadget NY Public Library turns stereographs into animated GIFs, reminds your 3D TV of its roots
Digging your 3D TVs, video game consoles and laptops? Thank the past -- the New York Public Library is here to remind you that streographic entertainment has been blowing minds for over 100 years, an...
02:50 am EDT - Sun, January 29, 2012
Engadget Ask Engadget: Best HD LED Pico Projector for a small room?
We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from Ellio, who fancies switching up his home e...
12:00 am EDT - Sun, January 29, 2012
Engadget Sprint Galaxy Nexus registration page gets served up by Google
Good news is here for folks on Sprint who've been anxiously waiting for a first taste of LTE connectivity and Ice Cream Sandwich. Google's official Galaxy Nexus website has quietly gone live with a ...
10:34 pm EDT - Sat, January 28, 2012
Engadget Mobile Miscellany: week of January 23, 2012
This week may not have been incredibly packed with news in the mobile world, but it was still easy to miss a few stories here and there. Here's some of the other stuff that happened in the wide world...
08:41 pm EDT - Sat, January 28, 2012
Engadget Apple patent looks to create 'secure magnets' to unlock your device
It's an Apple patent application: please be aware this is unlikely to wind up in your next device, please fasten seat belts and fix your tray table in the fixed and upright position. Inside the bezel...
07:03 pm EDT - Sat, January 28, 2012
Engadget Company turns to bribery for 5 star Amazon reviews
In a world where word of mouth and the judgment of the hive mind is worth more than any ad or the ruminations of many professional reviewers, companies will do just about anything to ensure a strong ...
05:32 pm EDT - Sat, January 28, 2012
Engadget MOTU sneaks in MicroBook II post-NAMM, ships this Spring for $269
Looking to add some muscle to your mobile recording kit? MOTU waited to pull the curtain back on the MicroBook II until after NAMM, revealing a revamped portable audio interface for those who fancy ...
05:00 pm EDT - Sat, January 28, 2012
Engadget HP Envy 15 review (early 2012)
If there's one thing we took away from our jaunt at CES, it's this: consumers' appetites for mainstream laptops haven't waned all that much. Even in the Ultrabook category, Intel expects half of the ...
04:05 pm EDT - Sat, January 28, 2012
Engadget Mozilla to overhaul Firefox's default home and tab pages
Despite Mozilla kicking its release schedule into overdrive, not all parts of Firefox have gotten the tender love and care they truly deserve. Take for example, the browser's default homepage, which...
02:31 pm EDT - Sat, January 28, 2012
Engadget Forrester: Apple makes strides into enterprises, users iWork hard for the money
Forrester has announced the results of its latest survey, which encompassed 10,000 enterprise computer users, across 17 countries. It looked at the degree of Apple product adoption in businesses and...
01:07 pm EDT - Sat, January 28, 2012
Engadget F-BOMB $50 surveillance computer hides in your CO detector, cracks your WiFi
What happens when you take a PogoPlug, add 8GB of flash storage, some radios (WiFi, GPS) and perhaps a few sensors, then stuff everything in a 3D-printed box? You get the F-BOMB (Falling or Ballistic...
11:28 am EDT - Sat, January 28, 2012
Engadget Google tells Android devs to kick the menu button to the curb, seriously you guys
If you've seen Ice Cream Sandwich and the Galaxy Nexus in action, then it should be clear that the menu button has no future in the Android ecosystem. In order to drive that point home, Google has po...
09:39 am EDT - Sat, January 28, 2012
Engadget Plasmonic cloak makes objects invisble, but only in the microwave region of the spectrum
Okay, so we're not up to USS Pegasus levels yet, but for the first time researchers have been able to cloak a three dimensional object. Don't start planning your first trip to the Hogwarts library re...
07:27 am EDT - Sat, January 28, 2012
Engadget Tamron and Kenko bring third-party glass to the Micro Four Thirds bash
The fresh trend of Micro Four Thirds shooters is on the rise, thus it shouldn't come as a surprise that more glass-makers are jumping on the MFT bandwagon. Joining the likes of Panasonic, Olympus an...
05:34 am EDT - Sat, January 28, 2012
Engadget IBM builds 9 nanometer carbon nanotube transistor, puts silicon on notice
It's not the smallest transistor out there, but the boffins at IBM have constructed the tiniest carbon nanotube transistor to date. It's nine nanometers in size, making it one nanometer smaller than ...
03:47 am EDT - Sat, January 28, 2012
Engadget Shocker! New RIM CEO targets existing BlackBerry users for upgrades
All of new RIM CEO Thorsten Heins' fresh ideas will apparently still be revealed to the company's board in a couple of weeks, but he's already dropped some gems in interviews with the Wall Street Jour...
02:15 am EDT - Sat, January 28, 2012
Engadget MasterCard's QkR mobile payment system enters trial in Australia
MasterCard is all over the map when it comes to mobile payments. The credit company will partner with anyone, anywhere, anytime if it means getting new customers and making a buck on the deal. Its la...
12:35 am EDT - Sat, January 28, 2012
Engadget Israel announces plans to build national broadband network, increases fiber intake
Israel is home to a burgeoning tech industry, but the country's broadband infrastructure hasn't really been able to keep pace. In terms of broadband penetration, in fact, Israel ranks just 21st out ...
11:15 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget FCC Fridays: January 27, 2012
We here at Engadget tend to spend a lot of way too much time poring over the latest FCC filings, be it on the net or directly on the ol' Federal Communications Commission's site. Since we couldn't p...
10:26 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Did the Galaxy S III just pop up on Samsung's support site?
Seriously, we can't caveat this one enough -- there is no way of knowing if this is in fact the Galaxy S III or, if it is, when it might come to market -- but, it looks like Samsungs "next big smartp...
09:41 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Sony reveals new 3GWiFi PS Vita bundles: free data, PSN games and memory cards for everyone
Sony's PlayStation Vita hasn't exactly sold like hotcakes over in Japan, so the company has sweetened the pot for the portable's potential Stateside buyers. Those who placed pre-orders will get a cou...
09:05 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Listen to the Engadget Mobile Podcast with guest CrackBerry Kevin, live at 5PM ET!
Just wake up from a very restful week-long slumber? First of all, we're envious of your good fortune. Second, Research in Motion made a few changes to its leadership chart. Third, you must be really ...
08:42 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget First White House Chief Technology Officer, Aneesh Chopra, steps down
He was appointed with a fair bit of fanfare as the United States' first Chief Technology Officer back in May of 2009, but it looks like Aneesh Chopra has decided that it's now time to make room for th...
08:24 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget HTC Titan II works its charm on the FCC with AT&T LTE included
What's that? An HTC PI86100 Windows Phone with AT&T-specific LTE (bands 4 and 17) showing up in the hallowed halls of the FCC? Why, this must be the Titan II, announced a tad over a fortnight ag...
07:53 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express SATA 3.0 SSDs doubles your (MacBook) Airspeed velocity
It's MacWorld, which means those providers of Apple gear are busting out wares for aftermarket insertion into your objects of desire. Other World Computing's latest offering is a slender solid-state...
07:29 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Verizon-bound ZTE V66 slate gets photographed, looks just like you imagined
It wasn't long ago that we first crossed paths with the ZTE V66 tablet, though at the time we were unfortunate to only meet its dull black-and-white renders. Those of you unfamiliar with the tab won'...
07:04 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Insert Coin: Dash car stereo gives your iPhone a new home, away from the cupholder (video)
In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject li...
06:39 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget The Love Box is an analog video mixer, house of mirrors for your iPhone (video)
There's something romantic about hacking the iPhone, especially when it means finding ways to personalize the massively popular handset. Apps like Instagram may help you realize artistic talent, but ...
06:14 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Google upgrades Earth with better rendering, teaches it to sing in perfect harmony
Google's bringing a number of changes to its Earth service courtesy of version 6.2, including Google+ integration and improvements to search. Most notable here, however, is a new method of rend...
05:48 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Microsoft reportedly working on Kinect-enabled laptops
It remains to be seen when or if they'll turn into actual products, but The Daily reports that Microsoft is at least working on getting its Kinect technology shoved into laptops. While details are li...
05:16 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Sony Xperia S jogs past the FCC carrying AT&T 3G radios
The FCC boys were clutching at their multimeters in horror when they saw how much work they'd have to do when Sony's new Xperia S rolled into the bunker. Still, their loss is connectivity's gain, as...
05:16 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Sony Xperia S jogs past the FCC carrying AT&T 3G radios (video)
The FCC boys were clutching at their multimeters in horror when they saw how much work they'd have to do when Sony's new Xperia S rolled into the bunker. Still, their loss is connectivity's gain, as...
04:56 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Jon Rubinstein leaves Hewlett-Packard
Former Palm chief Jon Rubinstein has left Hewlett-Packard, having completed the 24-month commitment period he agreed to when HP acquired Palm. An HP spokesperson has confirmed the story, first repor...
04:22 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Toshiba announces color e-reader in Japan, hopes people buy more e-books from its store
If you're gonna be late to a party, you should at least be fashionably late. That's the mindset behind Toshiba's entry into the dedicated e-reader space with its new 7-inch BookPlace DB50. Toshiba ho...
03:55 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget World's longest lab experiment still going strong, via webcam
In 1927, a physics professor named Thomas Parnell launched an experiment on viscous liquids. 85 years later, we're still waiting for his results. It all began with a funnel, a beaker, and some melte...
03:27 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Strategy Analytics: Nokia tops global handset shipments, Apple sees quarterly surge
Fresh off the publication of its latest tablet report, Strategy Analytics has come out with a new batch of statistics on the global mobile market. In a report published yesterday, the research firm c...
03:00 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Engadget Podcast 278 - 01.26.2012
Sometimes we like to tell ourselves it's not, but in the end, it's all about the Benjamins. We tried to get someone named Benjamin on this podcast to underscore this point, but, you know, he had othe...
02:41 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget With new privacy controls onboard, Google+ opens up to teens
The world's teenage population can pontificate from a new digital platform, now that Google+ has decided to open its doors to high schoolers. Google+ VP Bradley Horowitz made the announcem...
02:15 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Distro Issue 25: Ultrabook overload, Snap Analysis and Gina Trapani
Distro is 25... weeks old, today! And to celebrate we're debuting a new page that puts you, our readers, front and center. We've been sending out questions over various social networking channels and...
01:49 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget RIM CEO Thorsten Heins clarifies comments on change, rejects Android speculation
Freshly anointed RIM CEO Thorsten Heins sat down with Crackberry this week to discuss his vision for the future of BlackBerry, his thoughts on Android and, most strikingly, his recent comments about...
01:15 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Hawaii's proposed online tracking law comes under fire from ISPs, civil libertarians
There may be some trouble brewing in paradise, thanks to a seemingly draconian law currently under consideration in Hawaii's state legislature. If passed, H.B. 2288 would require all ISPs within the...
12:27 pm EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Google Music now lets you download your entire library
Computer meltdown? No backup? Well, at least your tunes are safe. Google Music just gained a new feature that lets you to download your entire library including purchased songs. A simple click in the...
11:15 am EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Windows Phone 7.5 gets multiple Google Calendar sync, additional Gmail features
Google's improved how its calendar and email services interact with Windows Phones running the Mango update. Users can now cram up to 25 different calendars into the Metro OS's built-in calendar app...
10:15 am EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget North Korea makes using a cellphone a war crime during 100 day mourning period
Dear Leader may have blessed his subjects with the gift of 3G in 2008, but in his death he is taking it back... at least temporarily. As part of the country's 100 days of mourning, cellphones have be...
09:20 am EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Twitter to begin 'reactively' censoring tweets in specific countries, still no love for China
It's no secret that certain countries have different views over freedom of expression on the internet, but this hasn't stopped Twitter's attempt to keep its service running in as many places as possi...
08:43 am EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget German court rejects Samsung's second 3G patent complaint against Apple
About a week after suffering a legal setback in Germany, Samsung received another bit of bad news this morning, when the Mannheim Regional Court rejected the second of its patent infringement claims...
08:02 am EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Steam beta journeys to Android and iOS, for select invitees
Our friends at Joystiq are members of a privileged club of which we are not. We've both downloaded and installed the mobile version of Steam -- now available as a free beta download for Android and i...
06:44 am EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget South Korea's Live Park uses RFID and Kinect to bring your Holodeck fantasies one step nearer
All those long, long drives to Florida in the family station wagon seemed worth it at the time, but now that we've found out that those lucky South Koreans have another crazy theme-park, we might jus...
05:52 am EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget February 14th is Valen... Angry Birds day
Forget poking: from February 14th, show you love someone by flinging a mis-tempered avian toward them. It's Valentines Day that Angry Birds will finally arrive on the ubiquitous social network -- jus...
05:18 am EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Wii U controller to pack NFC, says Iwata, create new gameplay options
Aching for more details on Nintendo's elusive Wii U console? Let Satoru Iwata scratch your itch -- quarterly reports aren't just for reporting losses and announcing new networks, after all. Boss hog ...
04:31 am EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Nintendo officially announces Nintendo Network, promises personal accounts for Wii U
Nintendo's third quarter financial briefing just spilled the beans on the recently spied Nintendo Network, causing Nintendo fans everywhere to collectively sigh, "It's about time." Company head honch...
04:02 am EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Transformers: Dark of the Moon clip breaks down shooting movies, special effects in 3D (video)
The Transformers: Dark of the Moon Blu-ray doesn't hit the streets officially until next week, but you can get a look at one of the special features early right here. In this video clip director Mich...
03:13 am EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget German scientists shoot world's fastest movie: gone in 50 femtoseconds
No, it's not another Fast & Furious sequel, it's something much quicker -- 800 billion times quicker, to be precise. Scientists at DESY (Germany's largest particle physics center) are premiering ...
02:27 am EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget SwitchMe brings makeshift guest account to Android root users
Wouldn't it be absolutely splendid if you could hand your phone over to a friend (or complete stranger) without fear of them mucking up your system or digging into your personal bits? Yes, we'd absol...
01:42 am EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Potential Samsung Galaxy SII-sibling heads to China via the FCC
A mysteriously packaged Samsung device departed the FCC's secure zone with a few question marks over its character. We know it's got GSM/EDGE 850 - 1900 radios and can access WCDMA Bands II and V, p...
01:24 am EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Amazon prices Verizon Galaxy Nexus at $99, tests your self control
Looking for an excuse to buy a LTE-enabled superphone? Look no further. Online retail giant Amazon has priced Verizon's iteration of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus at a paltry $99 for customers opening a n...
12:37 am EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Samsung 2011 Q4 earnings official: $42 billion in sales, $4.7 billion operating profit
It might not be making as much money as the competition in Cupertino, but that doesn't mean Samsung isn't raking in cash at an astonishing clip. We reported earnings estimates a few weeks ago, but no...
12:25 am EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Samsung's earnings call liveblog
Do you like numbers? What if we said those numbers were amounts of money -- very large sums of money? If we've caught your attention, then perhaps you'd like to join us as we bring you Samsung's earn...
12:14 am EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Vlingo co-founder explains data-collection issues
With Carrier IQ and O2's most recent data-snooping, people's vigilance about what information cellphones transmit is increasing. Using a Galaxy Note, AndroidPit found that every four minutes, Vlingo'...
12:00 am EDT - Fri, January 27, 2012
Engadget Listen to the Engadget Mobile Podcast with special guest CrackBerry Kevin, Friday at 5PM ET!
A lot of Canada news this week, which is why three of the four podcasters behind the mic today are from the land up north: international man of mystery Sean Cooper, Myriam Joire (yep, she's got some ...
11:27 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Open source controller framework lets you add the finishing touch
There are plenty of off-the-shelf controllers out there, but what if you fancy something a little more... you? How about fully customized, with a good seasoning of affordability and style? Design st...
11:00 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget LikeBelt concept encourages a very physical kind of Facebook liking (video)
This is the LikeBelt: a concept device that inserts an NFC chip into a belt-buckle. Instead of tapping your mobile device on a "check-in" tag, you get the belt buckle close enough to do the same. Th...
10:35 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget T-Mobile urges Congress, FCC to keep spectrum auctions competitive
T-Mobile may be getting a new batch of spectrum as a result of its failed merger with AT&T, but it's obviously going to always be on the hunt for more, and it's now urging Congress to ensure tha...
10:18 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Spotify tops three million paying subscribers, 20 percent of its active user base
It hit two million paying subscribers in September of last year and 2.5 million in November, and now Spotify has hit another big milestone. According to the Financial Times, it now has three million ...
09:52 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Motorola announces Q4 2011 earnings: $3.4 billion revenue, $80 million net loss
Motorola offered some estimates for its Q4 2011 earnings earlier this month, and it's now out with the final numbers, reporting net revenues of $3.4 billion and a net loss of $80 million. That's a s...
09:47 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Western Digital MyBook Thunderbolt Duo eyes-on at Macworld 2012 (video)
Here at Macworld 2012, Western Digital demoed a preview of their essentially finished, yet not final, MyBook Thunderbolt Duo. Scheduled to ship in Q1 for an "aggressive price," the unit plays host to...
09:30 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget The Engadget Podcast is live tonight at 5PM!
Another Engadget Show is in the can, and for once, everyone's back in their respective homes. This time out, Tim and Brian will be joined once again by Dana. You can join us too in the chat after th...
09:09 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Student-friendly Lenovo ThinkPad X130e available now for $429
The last time we heard about the inexpensive and student-friendly ThinkPad X130e, it was being snatched up by the eager school districts. That move ultimately pushed back the rig's planned ship date...
08:47 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Intel bolsters video patent portfolio with purchase from RealNetworks
Silicone juggernaut Intel has inked a multi-million dollar deal with RealNetworks, agreeing to purchase scores of video-related patents and annex an entire software team. Specifics of the accord have...
08:22 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Qualcomm buys Pixtronix to make for better Mirasol displays?
Qualcomm's whipped out some flipping great wadges of cash in order to snap up Pixtronix for its PerfectLight MEMS-based display tech. It reportedly cost between $175 - $200 million and is expected to...
07:56 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Lenovo teams up with National Academy Foundation, teaches high schoolers about app development
Lenovo's not just staying busy pumping out Android handsets and tablets, but now the Chinese manufacturer is teaming up with the National Academy Foundation to launch a mobile app development progra...
07:34 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Nikon D300 and D700 hitting stale status, make way for the next generation
There comes a time when you must clear out the old and make way for the new, and that's exactly what Nikon has in store for its D300 and D700 shooters. According to Electronista, the Japanese camera...
07:34 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Nikon D300s and D700 hitting stale status, make way for the next generation
There comes a time when you must clear out the old and make way for the new, and that's exactly what Nikon has in store for its D300s and D700 shooters. According to Electronista, the Japanese camer...
07:06 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget It's okay to peek: phone size comparison tool reveals how your equipment stacks up
See any trend emerging here? Yes, we agree that Google's phones are getting hotter with each generation, but that's not the answer we're looking for. Here's a hint: if you examine the above image rea...
06:45 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Source code theft prompts Symantec to issue warning to customers
Security software publisher Symantec has confirmed it was the victim of a cyber attack, resulting in the theft and disclosure of product source code. Earlier this month, the online-collective Anonymo...
06:21 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget ZTE Optik dual-core tablet eyed up by Sprint, $100 on contract
Underwhelmed by the ZTE tablet spotted yesterday? Perhaps the promise of a Honeycomb-decked seven-incher from Sprint will win your tablet hungry dollars. Advertising materials leaked over at Android...
05:56 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget GTA III for Android hits 1.3, brings Liberty City to the Transformer Prime
Select iOS and Android devices have had the ability to terrorize Liberty City while on-the-go since December, but sadly those with Transformer Primes thus far have been left out of all that fun. Luc...
05:30 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget 2012 BlackBerry roadmap leaks, reveals pile of Curves and 3G PlayBook
We've heard some rumors about what RIM had in store for its beleaguered BlackBerry brand, but we're just now seeing some evidence to support those claims. The fine folks over at BGR have gotten their...
05:00 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget BlackBerry Curve 9360 review
The BlackBerry Curve 8300 emerged as one of the best smartphone ideas of 2007. It pre-dated the first Android handset by a full year, and unlike the original iPhone, it was priced within reach of the...
04:41 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Jailbreaking exemption to DMCA is about to expire, EFF would rather it didn't
Back in 2010, the US Copyright Office added a set of anti-circumvention exemptions to the DMCA, effectively making it legal for smartphone users to jailbreak and/or root their devices. These exempti...
04:20 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget HTC's UK chief wants to ease off the new-product gas, focus on 'amazing hardware'
If you ever thought remembering HTC's titanic product line was like trying to recall the Greek alphabet, then it seems you're not alone. Phil Roberson, head of the firm's UK operations apparently thi...
04:01 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Motorola Droid Razr Maxx available now: more battery, same shape
Kevlar-coated phones with a sprinkling of LTE sound like a pretty sweet proposition. Now the Droid Razr's been further sweetened by its new Maxx recast, and Motorola appears to be pretty darn proud ...
03:39 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget X-ray laser bakes solid plasma from aluminum foil, brings us closer to nuclear fusion
Nuclear fusion, like flying cars, is one of those transparent, dangling carrots that've been stymying the scientific community and tickling our collective noses for decades. But recent research out o...
03:14 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Rhapsody officially acquires Napster International, eyes European launch
After having already acquired Napster here in the US, Rhapsody has taken its expansion one step further, with the acquisition of Napster International. Under the deal, announced today, Rhapsody will...
02:51 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Logitech's Q3 2012 report confirms Revue is sold out, Harmony remote refresh 'in the coming months'
Logitech's Q3 earnings for the 2012 fiscal year don't have many surprises since the company already revealed it was dropping out of the Google TV team. In prepared remarks, company management confirm...
02:26 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Prada phone by LG 3.0 gets VIP treatment from Phones 4u, launches in UK tomorrow
Ready to make heads turn with its monochromatic stylings, LG and Prada's latest baby is presumably putting on a night-mask, ready to be unleashed on well-heeled types in the UK on Friday. Alongside t...
02:00 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Recon Instruments partners with Contour, makes MOD Live into ski slope viewfinder
As if capturing your downhill plunge in full HD and tracking your positioning coordinates wasn't enough, Recon Instruments and Contour are teaming up to make their respective, extreme slope accessori...
01:38 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Lumia 710 busting through Rogers' door in February for $149 or $99, you call it
Rogers subscribers are about to get their very first taste of Windows Phone, and as you know, it's coming in the form of the Lumia 710. Said to debut during the first week of February, a leaked inter...
01:07 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget AT&T reports 'blow-out' Q4, revenues up 3.6 percent, 7.6 million iPhones activated
AT&T is all smiles again, as it announces a quarter in which it managed to sell 9.4 million smartphones. It nearly doubled handset sales from Q3 and managed -- perhaps unsurprisingly -- 7.6 mill...
01:02 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Samsung dissects Galaxy Note, confirms NFC support for LTE version
Teardown fans rejoice! Samsung's chosen to dissect the Galaxy Note for all to see -- and on its official blog, no less. Strangely, the pictures show the global Galaxy Note with its physical home butt...
12:40 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Pentax Optio VS20: hold it any way you want, as long as you love it
Standing on the Hoover Dam, you're trying to encapsulate the majesty of the engineering feat before you. Turning the camera on its side, you try and get a perfect portrait shot, but find the vagaries...
12:18 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Microsoft paid Nokia $250 million to adopt Windows Phone, Q4 earnings report reveals
Microsoft and Nokia have historically been pretty tight-lipped about the value of their Windows Phone partnership, but the cat leapt out of the bag this morning, courtesy of Espoo's Q4 2011 earnings...
12:04 pm EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Nokia plans board of directors refresh, chairman to step down
Following on from today's mixed bag of Nokia financials, the Espoo-based company will see some changes on its directorial board, after its Annual General Meeting in a few months. As forecast last yea...
11:24 am EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Nokia releases Q4 2011 earnings report: operating profits drop, Lumia sales break one million
Nokia released its latest quarterly earnings report today, following up on a somewhat disappointing Q3 with a similarly bleak Q4. The Finnish manufacturer finished 2011 with a little more than &euro...
11:02 am EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Microsoft patents method for secure pairing of devices wirelessly and a 3D rangefinder camera
IBM may be the king of patents, and Apple's patent applications grace these pages rather frequently, but Microsoft's not one to rest on its IP laurels, either. A couple of newly published patents out...
09:55 am EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget New York planetarium to host 200-player space game tonight (video)
Got plans for this evening? Cancel them now, and do everything you can to sneak into New York's Museum of Natural History. Because tonight, the museum's planetarium will play host to a 200-person sp...
08:45 am EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Strategy Analytics: Apple still owns tablet market, but Android narrows the gap
Strategy Analytics has come out with another report on the state of today's tablet market, which, not surprisingly, remains dominated by Apple. Cupertino's iOS comprised about 58 percent of the glob...
08:26 am EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget PowerPad 16 USB station charges your iPad and 15 others
So you've found the perfect solution for staying juiced up during your month-long African safari, but how are you possibly going to keep all 16 iPads powered until just before it's time to go? Why th...
07:53 am EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Nintendo releases quarterly earnings report: 61 percent drop in profit, grim forecast
Nintendo released its latest quarterly earnings report this morning and, as with last quarter's report, there's not a whole lot to celebrate. The company posted profits of ¥40.9 billion (about $...
07:23 am EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget KDE 4.8 released, wants to sashay its way into your computer
Sure, it might not have the marketing flair, nor mindshare of another Linux-based project we know, but that doesn't mean the folks behind KDE haven't been feverishly polishing their take on the perfe...
06:26 am EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Hiriko: The MIT-backed, Spanish 'folding' EV that wants to make cities bigger
Meet Hiriko, an EV that's the fruit of a collaboration between MIT, Basque businesses and the Spanish government. It might look like the rest of those sci-fi Jetson-style concepts, but it has a few t...
05:15 am EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Google strikes deal to bring 27,000 Chromebooks to US schools in three states
It remains to be seen if they'll be the big game-changer in education that Google hopes they will be, but the company is making some progress at getting its Chromebooks into schools. The latest push ...
04:27 am EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget ZTE Light Tab 2 hits the UK next month for 235, still runs Android 2.3
ZTE may have shown off a 7-inch tablet running Android 4.0 at CES, but the company still has a bit of a backlog of previously announced devices to actually push out the door. The latest to resurface ...
03:19 am EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Report: Apple mulling second Israeli facility after Anobit purchase
It looks like Apple's acquisition of Anobit was only one part of its Israel-based plans -- business daily Calcalist is claiming that the company will open a research center there by the end of Februa...
02:05 am EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget Quantum dots could increase fiber optic bandwidth up to 10 times (video)
Nothing screams World of Tomorrow quite like quantum dots. Alongside the possibility of paint-on solar cells, the technology could also multiply optic fiber bandwidth by up to ten times. The Photoni...
12:59 am EDT - Thu, January 26, 2012
Engadget AT&T unearths Jim Henson's 1963 Robot short for Bell
AT&T has released some real gems from its videos archives over the past year, but it's truly outdone itself this week. It's dug up a rarely-seen short film titled Robot that Jim Henson made for B...
11:58 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Eyes-on the innards of Fujitsu's K supercomputer
Fujitsu's K supercomputer was on our radar before it was even completed, and naturally, we let you know when it smoked the competition and became the supercomputing speed king. So, when we had the op...
11:58 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Eyes-on the innards of Fujitsu's K supercomputer (updated)
Fujitsu's K supercomputer was on our radar before it was even completed, and naturally, we let you know when it smoked the competition and became the supercomputing speed king. So, when we had the op...
11:01 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget BeagleBone board boots up XBMC Eden, shows off its media prowess
BeagleBoard isn't letting the Raspberry Pi steal all the glory in the battle for low-cost computing supremacy. The $35 ARM11-based Pi may win on price, but at least the BeagleBone can hold its own in...
10:34 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Insert Coin: 50-Dollar Follow Focus
In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject lin...
10:05 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Cortexa's ZE Home Controller: recreate Demon Seed for a fraction of the cost
Your home is the next frontier for gadgeteers across the world and Cortexa's leading the way by releasing a new kit that'll turn your house into Proteus IV in a matter of minutes. The EZ Home Automat...
09:37 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Google adding Public Alerts to Maps, keeps you in the loop in times of worry
You can't deny that Google often hands out marvelous tools for the masses to utilize (yes, some can be a miss), and today the King of Search is launching a fresh virtual apparatus as part of its Cri...
09:06 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Netflix Q4 results: 220k new streaming-only customers, beats earnings estimates
Netflix's Q4 2011 earnings report is in, and the company indicates its streaming subscriber count is now 21.67 million. DVD subscribers were still down however, although not as much as expected with ...
09:06 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Netflix Q4 results: 220k new streaming-only customers, beats earnings estimates (Update: no game rentals coming)
Netflix's Q4 2011 earnings report is in, and the company indicates its streaming subscriber count is now 21.67 million. DVD subscribers were still down however, although not as much as expected with ...
08:48 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Belfry brings Stocks and Weather, other native iPhone apps to jailbroken iPads
Rounding out the honeymoon period with that freshly jailbroken iPad 2? Well now we have some new apps for you to play with, and you may already be acquainted. iOS hacker Ryan Petrich's most recent pr...
08:03 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Motorola to continue pushing 'smart actions', wants to make you look cleverer
Motorola's automated smartphone rule system first appeared on its Droid Razr; a way of sidestepping laborious menu hopping for everyday tweaks and extra functionality -- with some location-based awa...
07:30 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget HP: Open webOS 1.0 arriving in September, Enyo 2.0 framework free to developers today
When HP announced last month that it would open-source webOS, the outfit seemed mighty pleased (and relieved) to have finally made a definitive decision regarding the fate of its $1.2-billion-dollar...
07:00 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget IRL: the Kindle Touch, a repurposed Army bag and a non-user replaceable laptop battery
Welcome to IRL, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in real life and take a second look at products that already got the formal review treatment. Hi there, f...
06:37 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Nokia S40: over 1.5 billion served
Nokia has announced a major mobile milestone: over 1.5 billion (with a b) Series 40 (S40) handsets sold since the first device -- the 7110 -- was introduced in 1999. "We are incredibly proud to reach ...
06:37 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Nokia Series 40: over 1.5 billion served
Nokia has announced a major mobile milestone: over 1.5 billion (with a b) Series 40 handsets sold since the first device -- the 7110 -- was introduced in 1999. "We are incredibly proud to reach this m...
06:14 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Kinect and Windows Phone combine to create holographic game engine (video)
If your life is anything like ours, it's in sore need of more pseudo-holographic helicopters. Fortunately, YouTube user programming4fun has come up with a solution, using Microsoft's Kinect beta SDK...
05:51 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Windows 8 adds sensor support, will be the PC to turn, turn, turn
Microsoft is slowly turning its stalwart desktop OS into a mobile powerhouse. The company just keeps rolling out improvements and features for Windows 8 aimed at really making upcoming tablets compet...
05:27 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Panasonic intros a pair of 12.1-inch Let's Note Laptops
Panasonic Japan's quirky range of chunky Let's Note laptops has swelled by a factor of two, thanks to a pair of 12.1-inch units ousted today. The stock models come with a 1280 x 800 display (extra c...
05:00 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget The Engadget Show 29: Red Cameras, MakerBot and the coolest gadgets of CES 2012
Consider this one last hurrah for CES 2012. Sure, we've happily left the Las Vegas Convention Center in the rear view mirror of the magical mystery Engadget trailer, but there's still plenty to ...
04:29 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget World of Warcraft server blades help you save the children, feel slightly better about yourself
If you're going help save the world, you might as well get a little something for yourself at the same time, right? World of Warcraft fans listen up, because Blizzard wants you to help them help St....
03:59 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget SNK's new Neo Geo: 20 retro classics in one modern handheld
We rubbed our eyes a little when they first landed on this fine looking specimen, just to make sure they weren't deceiving us. But no, this really does appear to be a new handheld Neo Geo. We've seen...
03:50 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget O2 data breach potentially shares your cellphone number with the world (Updated)
There's an alarming rumor circulating that suggests that UK network O2 forwards your phone number to any website visited on a smartphone. Lewis Peckover built a site that displays the header data sen...
03:24 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Lytro open to partnering with smartphone makers, executive suggests
Now that its famed light field camera has finally become official, Lytro is looking to the future, with an eye, apparently, toward the cellphone market. During a recent interview with PC World, Lytro...
02:56 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Stat Alert: More connected phones than computers in key markets, says Google
There are obvious stats, bizarre ones, and then the good old informative ones. New data from Google revealed by Ad Age, falls into the latter category. According to Goog's numbers, more people have a...
02:56 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Stat Alert: More connected phones than computers in key markets, says Google (updated)
There are obvious stats, bizarre ones, and then the good old informative ones. New data from Google revealed by Ad Age, falls into the latter category. According to Goog's numbers, more people have a...
02:28 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Arduino hack gives a second screen to Android phones, isn't very useful (video)
Who knows why tech tinkerers do what they do. We're just happy to see those idle hands try the untested. Like this latest Arduino hack from modder Michael of Nootropic Design, who's seen fit to rig a...
02:01 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Pandora handheld approaches full production next month, never gave up hope
Remember the Pandora? Back when the likes of the PS Vita and the Nintendo 3DS remained conceptual sketches in top secret bunkers, this open-source handheld paired up a clamshell form factor with ana...
01:33 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget AT&T's proposed spectrum transfer mapped out in T-Mobile magenta
Wondering what AT&T's proposed spectrum transfer would mean for T-Mobile? Check out the above graphic, from GigaOM. Created by a reader named Andrew Shepherd, this map displays which regional co...
01:01 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Acer Iconia Tab A510 to hit European retailers this April?
Amidst the madness that was CES, Acer quietly snuck its Iconia Tab A510 onto the showroom floor, tucking the tablet into the folds of NVIDIA's booth. While the company was more than willing to fess u...
12:30 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget European Commission unveils new online privacy rules, aims to protect consumer data
As SOPA's aftershocks continue to ripple across the US, a slightly different brand of techno-political drama is unfolding over in Europe, where the European Commission today announced a new set of o...
12:02 pm EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Paramount Movies lets you stream UltraViolet films from the cloud, for a price
Paramount became the first studio to offer UltraViolet-based movies this week, with the launch of Paramount Movies. With this new service, users can purchase a film in either digital or physical for...
11:28 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Sony ST25i Kumquat leaves fruity name behind, becomes Xperia U
We deal with enough fruitiness all day, so it's refreshing -- pardon the pun -- to see that Sony's ST25i Kumquat is leaving its citrusy roots behind for some good ole-fashioned corporate branding. A ...
10:39 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Lego okays Minecraft set, landscaping love-in ends in marriage
The block-building stylings of Minecraft bares a more than passing resemblance that timesucking hobby from our childhood. Now Lego and Minecraft look set to symbolize their love of all things block-b...
09:54 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget O2 data breach potentially shares your cellphone number with the world
There's an alarming rumor circulating that suggests that UK network O2 forwards your phone number to any website visited on a smartphone. Lewis Peckover built a site that displays the header data sen...
08:34 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Tesla is racing to the finish line for Model S prep, talks up 'Supercharging'
Despite losing two of its big kahunas, electric car maker Tesla is stepping on the throttle of its new Model S project like a battery-powered bat out of hell. While recently doing some 'splainin with...
07:40 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget WealthTV 3D joining handful of 3D networks
The network we love to hate has made it a long way in the four years since we promised to never cover it again because of its ridiculous claims. Not only is it still on the air, but Herring Broadcast...
06:49 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Google Offers expands to five new locales, hipsters in Portland nonchalantly recall being first
Despite Mountain View's efforts to the contrary, neither Google Wallet nor Offers, have yet to set the payment sector alight. That doesn't mean the search giant's throwing in the towel, as it veheme...
06:03 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Wikileaks announces Julian Assange TV show, world governments fire up their DVRs
Ready or not, Julian Assange is heading toward a TV set near you. Wikileaks announced this week that its controversy-embroiled founder will be getting his own TV show, in which he'll be interviewing...
04:54 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Rocketboost launches PC and iOS Control App for its wireless devices
Rocketboost, that "breakthrough wireless audio technology" from Best Buy, just got a feature boost in the form of a new Control App. Owners of the company's Rocketfish and Insignia speakers and soun...
04:19 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Canonical bringing HUD to Ubuntu 12.04, company's assault on menus continues
Canonical -- shepherd of the popular Linux distribution Ubuntu -- generally doesn't rock the boat with its LTS releases, but things are going to be different this time around. With 12.04LTS the compa...
03:38 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Engadget HD Podcast 283 - 01.24.2012
Rested and recovered after CES, we're back, and where else to get started but...CES. A quick roundup covers some of our favorite products from the show, before we dive into the latest news from Netfl...
03:01 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Sprint's move to roaming agreements sends AT&T to angry town
Despite all Sprint's efforts to promote its Network Vision plans, the carrier has been much more coy about its intentions for subscribers in the rural midwest. It was recently revealed that the compa...
02:50 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Fiio's E17 Alpen headphone amplifier 'peaks' performance
Most people are likely content with built-in sound when sneaking elicit Numa Numa viewings, but if you've laid down a little more than average on some cans, you might want something purpose-built. Fi...
02:30 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Tokyoflash Kisai Optical Illusion watch is more than meets the eye, smells like teen spirit
Back in the mid-90s, Magic Eye had a brief reign as the monger of stereogram cool -- you know, those hidden 3D images you could only see with crossed vision. While the flames of that mini-craze merci...
02:18 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Ice Cream Sandwich gets ready for its closeup, would like to thank Kinect for big screen break (video)
Using Microsoft hardware to augment Android? Surely, you can't be serious? Well, confounding as this may be, it is indeed true... and don't call us Shirley. All fanboy-ism and Airplane! references as...
02:05 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Delawareans rejoice as DuPont builds OLED TV testing plant in Newark
The State of Delaware has bust out a grant of $920,000 for DuPont's obsessed project to bring OLED TVs to the masses. It's building a facility at the Stine-Haskell Research Center in Newark with the ...
01:49 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Google suggests TCP tweaks to make web pages load faster
Google has already proven it can load web pages as fast as lightning and flying potatoes, but its "Make the Web Faster" team has grander designs. The speed junkies want to quicken the internet by rew...
01:32 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget 'Still Alive' played on 3D printed record, takes music piracy to complicated new levels
We're still in the relatively early stages of the 3D printer revolution, and as such, it's hard to say just how these devices will play a role in our daily lives. We've seen some really cool toys lik...
01:12 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Cisco unveils Linksys HomePlug AV Powerline solutions, converts outlets into network connection points
Looking to boost network range in remote areas of your humble abode? Cisco is now offering an option that turns your electrical outlets into wired network connections with speeds up to 200Mbps. Each...
12:53 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Clearwire Q4: revenues up, costs down, LTE expensive
Things are looking up at Clearwire, its Q4 revenue came in just over Wall Street's estimates at $362 million, split between $198 million retail and $164 million wholesale -- with the latter figure up...
12:38 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Augmented reality makes Thundercats packaging way cooler than the toys themselves
What happens when the toy packaging becomes more exciting than the toy itself? It's an interesting experiment that's now seeing the light of day courtesy of Bandai's new Thundercats and Ben 10 toys, ...
12:24 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget AMD reports a net loss for Q4 2011, 30 million APUs sold last year
As the quarterly earnings train rolls along, AMD has announced its results for the last three months of 2011, with weaker than expected sales resulting in a net loss of $177 million on revenue of $1....
12:14 am EDT - Wed, January 25, 2012
Engadget Sony Alpha NEX-7 emerges from the waters, ready for action
Sony leapt onto the stage to perfect its tap-dancing routine tell the world that the NEX-7, after being beset with flooding-based delays, will take a bow at the end of February. The company's flagsh...
11:58 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Researchers develop 'wireless optical brain router' to manipulate brain cells
Optogenetics might be a relatively unknown area of neuroscience, but it's one that, thanks to some new research, could soon find itself (and its rodental subjects) in the spotlight. For the uninitiate...
11:41 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Kindle Touch gets new software version 5.0.3
It wasn't all that long ago that the Nook Simple Touch got a bit of freshening up thanks to some new code, and now it's the Kindle Touch's turn for an upgrade. Amazon has just released software versi...
11:27 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Google updates ToS, shares your data across its services (video)
You're you, right? Of course you are. If you have an Account, Google knows that too and now, with an updated and streamlined Google Terms of Service, you're even more you than ever before. The compan...
11:19 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget CE-Oh no he didn't!: Tim Cook savoring the iPad's Windows 'cannibalization'
Tim Cook had plenty of reason to celebrate during today's Apple earnings call -- and really, who can blame the guy if a bit of that celebration spilled over into some old school executive gloating? W...
11:18 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Next Xbox console to be six times more powerful, headed for fall 2013 release?
Xbox 720, Xbox Loop -- whatever Microsoft ends up calling it, that hot rod of a console looks to be on deck for a late fall 2013 release. According to IGN's sources, this successor to the Redmond gam...
10:58 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget iCloud climbs to 85 million users
It seems like only yesterday Apple unveiled iCloud to the world at WWDC, just a puff of vapor. Now look at it. The company has just confirmed the service has swelled to 85 million users as part of its...
10:52 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Apple says Apple TV is still 'a hobby,' Tim Cook can't live without it
Looking forward to an update to your beloved Apple TV? It seems the company still fancies the device as well. On the quarterly numbers call today, Tim Cook quipped that "we still classify this as a ...
10:52 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Tim Cook says Apple TV is still 'a hobby,' can't live without it
Looking forward to an update to your beloved Apple TV? It seems the company still fancies the device as well. On the quarterly numbers call today, Tim Cook quipped that "we still classify this as a ...
10:44 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Tim Cook: the tablet will be bigger than the PC one day
This probably shouldn't shock too many people but, Tim Cook believes the future isn't with the PC, but with the tablet. After shipping 15.4 million iPads in Q1 Cupertino is clearly comfortable with t...
10:30 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Apple's Q1 hardware sales: 37 million iPhones, 15.43 million iPads, 5.2 million Macs, 15.4 million iPods
We touched on the numbers in our report on Apple's Q1 earnings, but the company's throwing out a lot of "record" figures and we thought we'd take a moment to focus on just how its hardware sales sta...
10:26 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget iBooks Author sees 600,000 initial downloads, 3 million for iTunes U app
Apple announced on its quarterly earnings call this afternoon that iBooks Author had seen 600,000 downloads since its unveiling last week. The folks in Cupertino also mentioned that iTunes U has see...
09:49 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget eye3 hexicopter helps your DSLR take flight for $999
Your camera wants to take flight -- trust us, it does -- and an ambitious new project aims to make your DSLR's aeronautic ambitions a reality. The eye3 hexacopter is a six-armed carbon-fiber unmanned...
09:32 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Apple announces Q1 earnings, sets quarterly record with $46.33 billion in revenue
It's that time folks: time for the quarterly running of the spreadsheets. Today Apple, one the most anticipated of all, is revealing its earnings for the past three months and let's just say things a...
09:24 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Magnetic soap could make your next oil spill less oily
Instead of spending millions upon millions to clean up the next oil spill, why don't we just all pitch in and buy some soap? That's basically what researchers at the University of Bristol are propos...
08:58 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Sony reminds Japan that Walkmans still exists, new E series packs built-in noise cancellation
The latest addition Walkman series continues the petite styling we've seen over the years, and Sony's cheerleading that it's both thinner (9.1mm) and lighter (37g) than its predecessor. The E-series...
08:58 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Sony reminds Japan that Walkmans still exist, new E series packs built-in noise cancellation
The latest addition Walkman series continues the petite styling we've seen over the years, and Sony's cheerleading that it's both thinner (9.1mm) and lighter (37g) than its predecessor. The E-series...
08:33 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Microsoft's MIX is no more, to be rolled into another BUILD-like conference
Whispers that Microsoft's MIX conference was on life support have just proven true. Redmond confirmed on its blog that the yearly web-centric conference will no longer be held, as it refocuses its ef...
08:03 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget G-Shock prototype phone hides its craggy looks at CES, only fears your stares
Like your phones tough? Casio's apparently crafted another hardy device and this one appears to be running Android Gingerbread. The unnamed device can handle ten-foot drops and ten meters of water, ...
07:39 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget UK Greenlights first marine-energy park in the heart of Brunel-country
The West Country is home to some of the finest engineering anywhere in the UK, thanks to the region's historical patronage of Isambard Kingdom Brunel. That reputation will continue thanks to the Dep...
07:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 review
Research in Motion, regardless of how you may view its recent history or its long-term future, still has a stronghold on the corporate world. Its lineup of BlackBerry smartphones are known for great ...
06:37 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Boxee Box Live TV starts shipping, Boxee 1.5 software update now rolling out
Both have been promised as coming soon in recent weeks, and now Boxee has confirmed that two fairly big new rollouts are underway. The first is the Boxee Box Live TV dongle, which is now shipping and...
06:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Klipsch Mode M40 noise-cancelling headphones review
Around these parts, we've generally had favorable opinions of Klipsch's audio products. Whether it's been something as small as its S4 line of smartphone oriented in-ears or grand speaker systems li...
05:41 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Orange offers free Wikipedia access to mobile users in Africa and the Middle East
There are more than 70 million Orange customers across Africa and the Middle East, but only about 10 million are able to access the web from their handsets. That gap may be narrowing, though, now tha...
05:22 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Researchers use lasers to supercool semiconductor membranes, blow your mind
Ah, lasers. Those wonderful, super intense beams of light that we've seen used in headlights, projectors, and naturally, death rays. Like us, researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute at the University...
05:01 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Burn baby burn: HP pays out $425,000 to prevent a disco (laptop) inferno
The Haus of Meg will pay $425,000 in order to settle a claim that it consciously flogged laptops with batteries that could overheat or catch fire. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission slapped th...
04:39 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Canon EOS C300 to hit Japanese stores on the 31st, PL version coming in March
Do you have deep pockets? And do those pockets happen to be located in Japan? Well if you're also in the market for Canon's EOS C300 cinema camera, you might be in luck. The company has confirmed tha...
04:16 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Facebook Timeline feature, unflattering photos being pushed out to all users in next few weeks
Okay, so now that we've all had sufficient time to go on an untagging spree, Facebook is finally getting ready to begin pushing its new layout to all users. Timeline will be rolled out to everyone o...
04:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Droid RAZR Maxx hits Verizon on January 26th for $299 on contract
While good handsets do tend to come in small packages, longer lasting ones are undoubtedly a bit fatter. And so, dear chubby phone chasing fans, Verizon's girthy revamp on its branding mash-up -- the...
03:47 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Apple now the largest buyer of semiconductors according to Gartner
No one would be shocked to learn that Apple is a major purchaser of semiconductors. Heck, hearing that the company is number one on that list might not even raise too many eyebrows. But, what if you ...
03:18 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Murtazin: 'Nokia Lumia 910 will arrive in May, pack 12MP camera'
Ah, Eldar Murtazin. Sometimes he's (sort of) right, sometimes he's wrong. But he manged to predict the Nokia-WinPho love-in ahead of any official announcement and that still counts for something, ri...
02:51 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Monty Python and the Holy Grail comes to Blu-ray March 6th, brings an iPad app
Even in 2012 there are a number of classic films that have yet to be released on Blu-ray, but we can knock one off that list March 6th when Monty Python and the Holy Grail comes home from Sony Pictur...
02:27 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Google + Nicknames = Hilarity
Google's so desperate for the boys to come to its yard that it won't be long before it buys a milkshake factory. Until then, it's relaxing its ban on nicknames for Google+ users: now amusingly ...
02:10 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Microsoft outlines Windows 8 wireless improvements
It wasn't long ago that wireless networking in Windows was a hodgepodge mess of vendor-specific drivers and apps all conspiring against Microsoft's default interface. Windows 7 solved this in part by...
01:50 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Living la vita hacker: PS3 firmware exploit expands Vita Remote Play options
Those gosh-darned hackers just refuse to get off Sony's lawn, serving up yet another exploit for the outfit's latest baby, the PlayStation Vita. Well, sort of -- the Vita's own code hasn't been breac...
01:34 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget PlayStation 3 video editor to hit Europe in Q1, 10 Euros at launch
While Mr. Blurrycam already spotted the upcoming PlayStation 3 video editor at CES, he was unable to divulge any details on release dates. We were similarly unable to wring out much more when we hit...
12:52 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Verizon releases Q4 results, sees jump in revenue, broadband subscribers, net loss
Verizon has just come out with its Q4 results this morning, ending the fiscal year with yet another solid revenue report, and a decidedly less rosy net loss. According to the provider, total revenue ...
12:31 pm EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Nokia penalised for texting tips to Aussie users, regrets not adding unsubscribe option
Here's a bit of bad news for those who actually enjoy receiving Nokia's regular tips via SMS: Reuters reports that the Australian Communications and Media Authority has slapped the Finnish company a h...
11:33 am EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Dutch court rejects Apple appeal, says Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is legal
A court in the Hague has just cleared the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 for sale in the Netherlands, rejecting Apple's requests for a nationwide ban. As NU.nl reports, a different Dutch court had already ...
11:13 am EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Judge forces defendant to decrypt laptop, fuels debate over Fifth Amendment rights
A judge in Colorado yesterday ordered a defendant to decrypt her laptop's hard drive at the prosecution's request, adding new fire to the ongoing debate surrounding consumer technology and the Fifth ...
10:15 am EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget NBC News grows a digital publishing arm, plans 30 titles for 2012
Because you can never have your fingers in too many media pies, the powers that be at NBC News are now extending their reach into the eReader space. Under the company's newly minted NBC Publishing im...
09:04 am EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Lumia 900 hits Carphone Warehouse, possibly coming to the UK in June
We bet some of you over in the UK were just a wee bit little jealous when it was revealed that we here in the good ol' U-S-of-A would be getting first dibs on the Lumia 900 (a little payback for keep...
09:04 am EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Lumia 900 hits Carphone Warehouse, possibly coming to the UK in June (update: no)
We bet some of you over in the UK were just a wee bit little jealous when it was revealed that we here in the good ol' U-S-of-A would be getting first dibs on the Lumia 900 (a little payback for keep...
07:03 am EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Chevy Volt safe from fire hazard after all, says government
The Chevy Volt isn't prone to catching fire after all, says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The all-electric car came under scrutiny last year after one caught fire following a si...
05:16 am EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget SITA and Orange develop NFC-based airport check-ins, let you bump the TSA (video)
You've been there before -- fumbling in-front of a non-enthused security agent, trying to download your fancy mobile boarding pass over an uncooperative network. It's that kind of awkwardness that...
04:12 am EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget VoiceUtils makes your iPhone 4S wish into a Siri command (video)
In the event you haven't tired of Siri hacks, here comes yet another unintended use of the ole robo-handmaiden. This time, however, her jailbroken powers of automation are strictly for vanilla iOS pu...
02:52 am EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Google, MIT bestow App Inventor to the unwashed masses
Google must be feeling generous: it donated Sky Map to undeserving armchair astronomers and it's letting the great unwashed get at its App Inventor development platform. The software toolset was cook...
01:58 am EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Nook Simple Touch gets USB host mode support via hack, plays nice with low-power devices (video)
Codemonkeys exhibiting the kindness of strangers? Why, yes, this is such a tale. When XDA Developers member verygreen came across the pleas of one user obsessed with attaching an external USB keyboar...
01:11 am EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget Rollin' Justin learns to throw like a robot
Our pal Rollin' Justin proved the old adage about teaching old robots new robo tricks wrong back in April, when he learned to catch balls by tracking moving objects, calculating their flight paths a...
12:42 am EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget In the wake of Megaupload crackdown, fear forces similar sites to shutter sharing services?
The Feds put the smackdown on Megaupload and its whole executive team last week, charging the them with criminal charges for copyright infringement and racketeering in addition to conspiracy to commi...
12:14 am EDT - Tue, January 24, 2012
Engadget HTC Velocity runs impressive speed test on Australia's new 4G network
How fast is Telstra's new 4G network? Pretty darned fast, according to a recent speed test that Ausdroid ran on an HTC Velocity -- Australia's first 4G handset. As the above image clearly demonstrat...
11:38 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Texas Instruments 2011 Q4 earnings: $3.42 billion in revenue, $298 million in profit
It's that special time of year after CES, when many tech companies regale us with their latest earnings reports. Texas Instruments is the most recent firm to divulge its financials, and while the comp...
11:07 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget RIM stock falls eight percent following CEO transition
We rarely meddle with stock news around these parts, but this was a pretty significant piece of meat to chew on. After Research in Motion introduced Thorsten Heins as the new CEO last night and again...
10:56 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Must See HDTV (January 23rd - 29th)
The new year is well underway and there's plenty to watch, including more Blu-ray discs with accompanying iPad apps like Real Steel and the season premiere of House. While we pause before the Super B...
10:38 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Sony Xperia Ion pricing revealed?
Yup, it's another crumb of information making its way from the decidedly leaky ship that is Sony Mobile Communications -- as with all these, let's keep our tinfoil helmets set to skeptical. This tim...
10:11 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Teenage Engineering introduces Oplab musical prototyping platform
After finally getting the OP-1 up for order last January, Teenage Engineering is getting its second product to market -- Oplab. The latest offering is meant to compliment its slick synth, but we can ...
09:45 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Join the Engadget HD Podcast live on Ustream at 5:30 pm
CES is over and we're back to our regular time when we let you peek into the recording booth where the Engadget HD podcast goes to mp3 at 5:30 pm. And we don't know about anyone else, but it sure feel...
09:23 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget KDJ-One: the Game Boy of music making is real(ly coming, in a bit) (video)
Cyberstep sent our hearts aflutter-ish at last year's NAMM with its prototype KDJ-One, a Game Boy with gigantism that held a portable digital audio workstation inside. Now, twelve months later, the ...
09:04 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget HP Mini 1104 tickles budgets, tackles on-the-go needs
As Ultrabooks give us one more reason to eschew the cramped dimensions of low-powered netbooks, outfits like HP continue to churn out the little laptops that could've despite the deafening ring of th...
08:47 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget AT&T and T-Mobile file request for FCC approval of spectrum transfer
It looks like AT&T is ready to uphold its end of the bargain. As promised, the GSM giant is poised to hand over spectrum to T-Mobile valued at $1 billion as a result of the proposed merger failin...
08:22 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Comcast's extra ads ruin NFC championship game conclusion in some areas
It wasn't just RIM that had designs on the limelight during the football action last night. Comcast affiliates inserted extra commercials over the NFC Championship game last night, thoughtfully play...
07:55 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Is this an image of the LG Optimus 3D 2?
What you see before you is either the deranged rantings of a lunatic, or the second generation of LG's Optimus 3D, erm, 3D smartphone. Currently codenamed "CX2," the handset's packing a new NOVA aut...
07:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Micro Four Thirds camera review
It's no surprise that the mirrorless interchangeable lens camera category is continuing to grow at a rapid pace. These compact, pro-featured ILCs undoubtedly have a strong future, with mass consumer ...
06:27 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Epson's iProjection wireless projection app: wireless projection using an app
Facetious headlines aside, Epson's produced iProjection: an app that lets you display those awkward holiday snaps on any wirelessly connected (Epson branded) projectors from your iOS device. All you...
05:55 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget KDDI putting ads in the notification bar on Android phones
Imagine you're walking down the block when, suddenly, your phone goes off. You take it out of your pocket, unlock that sucker and pull down the notification bar to reveal... an ad! The idea of such a...
05:26 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget PSP games get ESRB rating for PlayStation certified devices, coming soon to Sony phones and tablets?
It looks like Sony's been reading our daily email missives, bemoaning the state of its PlayStation certified gaming selection. The message appears to be getting through, with several PSP titles gett...
04:56 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Sony's new cameraphone CMOS jams bigger gear into the same space (video)
Sony's done gone and developed a new back-illuminated CMOS designed to improve the state of your casual camerawork. Traditional units mount a merged pixel-sensor and circuit on a supporting substrat...
04:30 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Supreme Court says police must get search warrant to use GPS tracking devices
The US Supreme Court ruled today that police must first obtain a search warrant before using GPS devices to track a suspect's vehicle, agreeing with an earlier appeals court ruling but rejecting the O...
03:59 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Mystery Sony-branded Arc appears in Resident Evil trailer, Umbrella Corp. doesn't comment on rumor or speculation (video)
While most rumors of a high-definition Arc were laid to rest with the reveal of the LTE'd Xperia Ion and the sumptuous Xperia S at CES, it hasn't quite stopped smartphone fans poring over the web fo...
03:35 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Olympus turns to Sony to help it get its feet back on the ground
Olympus might have some good news soon: it might have found a hero to rescue it from its woes. The "troubled" (read: it hid $1.7 billion worth of accounting losses, was nearly de-listed from the Tok...
03:35 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Olympus turns to Sony to help it get its feet back on the ground (updated)
Olympus might have some good news soon: it might have found a hero to rescue it from its woes. The "troubled" (read: it hid $1.7 billion worth of accounting losses, was nearly de-listed from the Tok...
03:03 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget PSA: Pantech Element and Burst get bundled together at AT&T, $250 on contract
In case you forgot, both Pantech's new dual-core smartphone and waterproof tablet have arrived and Ma Bell's bundled the pair together to form some kind of middleweight Android tag-team. The price of...
02:37 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget iPhone 4S and iPad 2 get Corona command line jailbreak tool
If you're a little too impatient to wait for the Absinthe jailbreak tool to make its way to Windows, good news, there's another option. The iPhone Dev Team has released Corona, a command line-based o...
02:13 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Canadian researchers aim to build a more life-like robot, one piece at a time
It may not be all that human-like in its current state, but a team of researchers at the University of Ottawa are promising that this robot will get there sooner or later. Dubbed "Pumpkin," the bot ...
01:51 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Brutus 2.0 electric bike appears with moody paint job, helmet and goggles not included
Electric bikes just got a cool new poster boy. This deceptively battery-powered bike is a sequel, matching the five-speed transmission found on the original, but now gifted with a shadowy new look a...
01:29 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Pew: Tablet, e-reader ownership nearly doubled over the holiday season
The number crunchers over at the Pew Research Center have released another batch of market statistics today, this time, with a focus on tablets. According to the Center's latest survey, 19 percent of...
12:58 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget RIM's Thorsten Heins formally introduced: liveblogging the media call
If you missed it, RIM attempted to interrupt the Giants vs. 49ers matchup last night by dropping a wee bit of news: it's co-CEOs are gone, and taking the solo CEO badge is former COO Thorsten Heins. ...
12:45 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Youtube hit 4 billion views per day, deals with 60 hours of uploaded content every minute
It looks like that redesign was worth it. The Google-owned video site has recently revealed that it's now streaming 4 billion videos every day, up 25 percent on daily views from eight months earlier...
12:45 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget YouTube hits 4 billion views per day, deals with 60 hours of uploaded content every minute
It looks like that redesign was worth it. The Google-owned video site has recently revealed that it's now streaming 4 billion videos every day, up 25 percent on daily views from eight months earlier...
12:45 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget YouTube hits 4 billion views per day, deals with 60 hours of uploaded content every minute (Update: Count it in nyans)
It looks like that redesign was worth it. The Google-owned video site has recently revealed that it's now streaming 4 billion videos every day, up 25 percent on daily views from eight months earlier...
12:18 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Report: Apple sees 350,000 textbook downloads within three days after iBooks 2 debut
Apple has yet to release any official numbers, but early returns on its new iBooks textbook store are looking pretty promising. According to Global Equities Research, more than 350,000 textbooks wer...
12:07 pm EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Acer's Aspire One 722 kitted with HSPA+, sold by AT&T
Sleek and svelte Ultrabooks and tablets might have stolen the limelight from ye old netbook, but that doesn't mean the less glamorous category is completely bereft of all signs of life. Take for exam...
11:20 am EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Hitachi to halt domestic production of Wooo LCD and plasma TVs, Mitsubishi to axe optical discs?
Hitachi's line of domestically produced Wooo TVs is coming to an end, now that the manufacturer has confirmed plans to close a major plant in central Japan. In an announcement issued today, Hitachi s...
10:22 am EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Scientists produce stronger T-rays, bring Tricorders closer to reality
A group of scientists from Imperial College London and Singapore's Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE) have developed a new technique that could have far reaching impacts for Star...
09:11 am EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Scosche cellControl locks your device while driving, tattles on your text habit
Trying to keep the points off your record, but just can't resist the urge to tweet, text and talk behind the wheel? Maybe it's time you gave up on that whole "self-restraint" schtick and leaned on te...
07:06 am EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Sony VAIO series get minor processor refresh, Z series grabs LTE option on the way
Ahead of any possible Ultrabook announcements, Sony's looking to give its existing VAIO catalogue a (relatively underwhelming) shot in the arm with a bundle of hardware retweaks. The Z series looks ...
05:32 am EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Editorial: RIM's new CEO isn't the shakeup it needed
For a brief moment, I had hopes that RIM had made a move that would unseat it from the funk it's been sitting in for years. And then I watched the introductory video of newly-appointed CEO Thorsten H...
04:54 am EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Theatrhythm Final Fantasy box points to first paid DLC for Nintendo 3DS
3DS owners have been waiting (and waiting) for a chance to take advantage of a downloadable content market, and while Nintendo already accomplished the tough part (read: launching it) a few days back,...
03:27 am EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget How would you change ASUS' Zenbook UX31?
This week's How Would You Change stars ASUS' UX31 Zenbook, the benchmark that all of 2011's Ultrabooks should aspire to. We loved its striking design, good performance, battery life and that fantasti...
02:28 am EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget RIM's Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis are out, new CEO Thorsten Heins to ponder licensing BlackBerry 10
After months upon months of investor backlash, RIM's making some significant changes. And by "significant," we mean the co-chief executives (and founders) are out. As of tomorrow, both Jim Balsillie ...
02:28 am EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget RIM's Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis are out, new CEO Thorsten Heins may license BlackBerry 10
After months upon months of investor backlash, RIM's making some significant changes. And by "significant," we mean the co-chief executives (and founders) are out. As of tomorrow, both Jim Balsillie ...
01:30 am EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Inhabitat's Week in Green: 300 passenger bus, babyloid robot and a jellyfish-esque LED chandelier
Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. Sustainable transportation broke new boundaries by land a...
01:30 am EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget Switched On: Connected Electronics Show
Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. Compared to CES 2011, which featured an explosion of tablets and high-powered smartphones poised to jump on emerging 4...
12:09 am EDT - Mon, January 23, 2012
Engadget PlayStation Vita gets updated 3G data plan, offers an extra gigabyte for a Lincoln
We can't say we were overly concerned about busting through the Vita's 2GB monthly data threshold when the handheld's 3G variant hits AT&T next month, but the network, it seems, isn't taking any ...
10:42 pm EDT - Sun, January 22, 2012
Engadget Refresh Roundup: week of January 16, 2012
Your smartphone and / or tablet is just begging to get updated. From time to time, these mobile devices are blessed with maintenance refreshes, bug fixes, custom ROMs and anything in between, and so ...
09:14 pm EDT - Sun, January 22, 2012
Engadget Leaked Sony image: Is this the ST25i Kumquat?
What's this? If this is true, it looks like one of the jilted partners in the Sony Ericsson split is doing all it can to ruin the nice surprises planned for next month's MWC. An image has appeared at...
08:23 pm EDT - Sun, January 22, 2012
Engadget The White House joins Google+, invites you to Hangout
President Obama may have been on Google+ since November, but the administration is now stepping up its presence on the social network even further in anticipation of next week's State of the Un...
07:04 pm EDT - Sun, January 22, 2012
Engadget TouchTV comes to LG Smart TV, iPads: catch news clips at home, on the go
If you swing past your local Best Buy and pick up one of those new-fangled LG Smart TVs, you'll find TouchTV's news-clip collection platform available inside. That way you'll be able to watch the tr...
05:37 pm EDT - Sun, January 22, 2012
Engadget Researchers turn your smartphone into a virtual projector
Pico projectors are an easy way to increase the screen real estate of your mobile phone, but what if you'd rather not carry one around in your pocket or bulk up your phone's slim profile with a slip ...
04:11 pm EDT - Sun, January 22, 2012
Engadget Mobile Miscellany: week of January 16, 2012
This week may not have been incredibly packed with news in the mobile world, but it was still easy to miss a few stories here and there. Here's some of the other stuff that happened in the wide world...
02:55 pm EDT - Sun, January 22, 2012
Engadget ASUS sneak attacks the business world with 12.5-inch B23E laptop
ASUS was plenty busy at CES last week, but it held back at least one product on us -- the B23E. This 12.5-inch business laptop packs a Core i5 or i7, up to 8GB of RAM and a maximum 750GB hard drive i...
12:29 pm EDT - Sun, January 22, 2012
Engadget European Union retailers to be required to accept e-waste without charge, says Parliament
Not sure what to do with your old, outdated electronics? If you live within the European Union, getting rid of your e-waste may soon be as easy as dropping by the local electronics shop. In an effort...
10:50 am EDT - Sun, January 22, 2012
Engadget OrcaM sphere constructs detailed, digital 3D models of wares while you wait (video)
Ever wanted a 3D digital copy of all those Little League trophies? Well, the NEK has whipped up something to lend a hand that's a bit larger than another recent scanner. Enter the OrcaM, an Orbital ...
08:19 am EDT - Sun, January 22, 2012
Engadget Snapdragon-toting Sony smartphones to get extra global positioning help from The Other GPS
Frustrated by the performance of GPS on your current Sony Ericsson phone? Well, if you've got the latest software and a device carrying Qualcomm's Snapdragon S2 or S3 processor, you're in luck. Along...
06:52 am EDT - Sun, January 22, 2012
Engadget Sensixa e-AR duplicates the inner ear, knows if you've fallen and can't get up
No, it's not a Philippe Starck-designed hearing aid, although we kind of wish it were. What you're actually looking at is an over-the-ear sensor, dubbed the e-AR, made to mimic the human vestibular s...
04:59 am EDT - Sun, January 22, 2012
Engadget Three COWs descend on Lucas Oil Stadium, courtesy of Verizon Wireless (video)
When you think of Super Bowl Sunday, many images likely come to mind: malty beverages, nachos, high-budget commercials and -- oh, yeah -- football. Even amongst us mobile fanatics, however, cellular ...
03:30 am EDT - Sun, January 22, 2012
Engadget Ask Engadget: Are there UK-based Voicemail to SMSemail alternatives?
We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from Nish, who needs to replace his voicemail to...
03:30 am EDT - Sun, January 22, 2012
Engadget Ask Engadget: Are there UK-based Voicemail to SMS email alternatives?
We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from Nish, who needs to replace his voicemail to...
01:21 am EDT - Sun, January 22, 2012
Engadget Google Sky Map boldly explores open source galaxy
Via its Research Blog, Google has announced the donation of the Sky Map project to the open source community. Originally developed by Googlers during their "20% time," the stellar application was lau...
12:33 am EDT - Sun, January 22, 2012
Engadget Engadget Mobile Podcast 122 - 01.21.2012
This podcast is all about vision, which proves that the Engadget Mobile Podcasters were not completely blinded by the light of the Consumer Electronics Show. They got close, though.Hosts: Myriam Joir...
11:37 pm EDT - Sat, January 21, 2012
Engadget NES controller lets you stomp Koopas, save Princess Peach in capacitive fashion (video)
Is your NES controller in another castle? Maybe you're just pining for your smartphone's capacitive game controls for some reason. Regardless, here's a little piece of tech that just might put the fi...
10:24 pm EDT - Sat, January 21, 2012
Engadget Absinthe A5 Jailbreaker for iPhone 4S iPad 2 now available for Windows
When the Absinthe A5 untethered jailbreak solution hit yesterday it opened Apple's iPhone 4S and iPad 2 for more creative uses by their owners -- as long as they were on OS X. Now the team has return...
09:34 pm EDT - Sat, January 21, 2012
Engadget HTC and IBM hooking up to charm commercial clients
HTC is looking to turn green to blue: it's banking that its hardware expertise will meet the needs of IBM's long list of commercial clients to become a big enterprise player. At the start of IBM Lot...
08:15 pm EDT - Sat, January 21, 2012
Engadget Ice Cream Sandwich update for original Transformer coming 'mid-February,' says ASUS
Last we heard, the Ice Cream Sandwich update making its way to the O.G. Transformer was still "in the process of being approved" by the G-men. Although we've heard rumors that the holo-coated upgra...
06:42 pm EDT - Sat, January 21, 2012
Engadget Netflix is looking for a new Chief Marketing Officer, if you think you can do better
Considering how 2011 progressed for Netflix, it's not entirely surprising to hear some changes are in store at the top when it comes to marketing and communications. The video rental giant announced ...
05:33 pm EDT - Sat, January 21, 2012
Engadget Another one bites the dust as Google closes Picnik
Given the spate of closures, abandonments and wound-up projects, we can't help but suspect Google's mantra switching from "don't be evil" to "sic transit gloria mundi." Mountain View's winding up onl...
04:37 pm EDT - Sat, January 21, 2012
Engadget HDNet joins up with AEG, CAA and Ryan Seacrest to become AXS TV this summer
It held on as long as it could, but HDNet is following the path of INHD (which became Mojo before disappearing entirely) and Discovery HD Theater (now Velocity) by rebranding itself, and will see morp...
02:35 pm EDT - Sat, January 21, 2012
Engadget Huawei Honor review
Phone makers love to take pride in the extravagant names they give their products, but it's likely that the Huawei Honor is more to its creator than just a decently-specced handset. After all, the in...
12:08 pm EDT - Sat, January 21, 2012
Engadget NYPD begins testing long-distance gun detector as alternative to physical searches
As part of its ongoing effort to keep New York City safe, the NYPD has begun testing a new scanning device capable of detecting concealed firearms from a distance of about 16 feet. Developed in conju...
10:06 am EDT - Sat, January 21, 2012
Engadget Notion Ink's Adam II promises TI OMAP CPUs, Ice Cream Sandwich, broken dreams
Notion Ink's teaming up with TI in order to get at its OMAP4xx silicon for the forthcoming Adam II tablet. It'll also be jamming in the company's Wi-Link 7.0 and Phoenix Audio gear onto the Ice Crea...
08:52 am EDT - Sat, January 21, 2012
Engadget LG Connect 4G sips some lemonade over at the FCC
What's that coming over the hill? Is it a monster? No, clearly. It's LG's Connect 4G, the company's second LTE-equipped phone which sashayed past the FCC's subterranean bunker on the way to a debut o...
06:33 am EDT - Sat, January 21, 2012
Engadget University of Vienna researchers quantum leap into the cloud, ensure privacy for distributed computing
Afraid of the cloud? You're not alone, as rising concerns surrounding the security of distributed computing have led University of Vienna researchers to seek out quantum mechanics as a privacy fix. T...
04:39 am EDT - Sat, January 21, 2012
Engadget Eye-Fi CEO slams SD Association's eerily similar Wireless SD card standard, says his IP is being violated
Yuval Koren is not pleased. For those unaware, he's the CEO of Eye-Fi, the company that has practically written the rules on embedding WiFi into SD cards. If you blinked last week, you probably misse...
04:24 am EDT - Sat, January 21, 2012
Engadget FCC Fridays: January 20, 2012
We here at Engadget tend to spend a lot of way too much time poring over the latest FCC filings, be it on the net or directly on the ol' Federal Communications Commission's site. Since we couldn't p...
02:45 am EDT - Sat, January 21, 2012
Engadget EU online spending estimated to grow 16 percent, reach 232 billion in 2012
Pardon us Americans as we act surprised, but it turns out that we have one more thing in common with our Euro brethren: a growing number of us dislike shopping in stores. According to Kelkoo estimate...
01:34 am EDT - Sat, January 21, 2012
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Note for AT&T passes through the FCC
Well that didn't take long. Shortly after getting our grubby mitts on the AT&T variant of Samsung's Galaxy Note at CES, the jumbo phone has made its way into the loving arms of Uncle Sam at the F...
12:42 am EDT - Sat, January 21, 2012
Engadget Alesis brings a pair of new musician-friendly iPad docks to NAMM
If there's been one must have accessory at NAMM this year it's been the iPad. That's right, no mixer, instrument or microphone is stealing the show, it's Apple's 9.7-inch slab of touchability that ev...
11:31 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget LG X3 supposedly leaks, to challenge HTC Edge as first quad-core phone?
Your next tablet is going to rock a quad-core chip, so why not stuff that same silicon into your next phone too? Per PocketNow, that's apparently what LG has up its sleeve with the forthcoming X3. E...
10:55 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Engadget Podcast 277 - 01.20.2012
The Engadget Podcast believes in the future. And for each future to shine more brightly than the one that came before it, the present must do its part to fill its future with knowledge. Knowing this,...
10:30 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget The Engadget Show is live, here at 6:00PM ET!
Hey kids, it's that time again! We're kicking off the year right with an action-packed edition of the Engadget Show. The first episode of 2012 is going to be a doozy. We're going to take you through ...
10:11 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Listen to the Engadget Mobile Podcast, live at 5:15PM ET!
We've recovered from the grueling week of CES... sort of. As you probably already know, technology doesn't seem to take time off after the big show, and neither do we. Plenty of news has been making...
10:09 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Ericsson, ZTE shake hands, drop patent infringement lawsuits
Back in April, Ericsson and ZTE filed patent infringement lawsuits against each other, with each party claiming that its 4G / WCDMA / GSM technology had been illegally appropriated. Today, though, t...
09:47 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Kingston launches new family of high performance SSDs, doesn't care if you're a business or a consumer
Kingston's turning its SSD solutions up to eleven on its new SSDNow family of products. The SSDNow V+200 is a solid state drive toting SATA 3.0 SandForce SF-2281, capable of up to 535 MB/s read...
09:23 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Carl Icahn smells blood in LightSquared's spectrum, descends to feed on its carrion
Oh, the twisted web that continues to weave itself around LightSquared. After incurring a seemingly endless parade of regulatory and industry obstacles, the Philip Falcone-backed network is now facing...
08:58 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget LG X3 supposedly leaks, to challenge HTC Edge as first quad-core phone?
Your next tablet is going to rock a quad-core chip, so why not stuff that same silicon into your next phone too? Per PocketNow, that's apparently what LG has up its sleeve with the forthcoming X3. E...
08:35 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Verizon's reportedly trials VoLTE services in two cities, eyes nationwide rollout next year
Verizon's Voice over LTE (VoLTE) platform has been in the works for a while now, and according to industry insiders, it's about ready to hit the big time. Catharine Trebnick, an analyst at Northland...
08:35 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Verizon reportedly trials VoLTE services in two cities, eyes nationwide rollout next year
Verizon's Voice over LTE (VoLTE) platform has been in the works for a while now, and according to industry insiders, it's about ready to hit the big time. Catharine Trebnick, an analyst at Northland...
08:13 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Olympus teases with leaked image of OM-D camera, saves the best for last?
Some would say that "one picture is worth a thousand words," but all we're visualizing here are a few camera-driven buttons and a small portion of Olympus branding. Though, 43 Rumors is claiming tha...
07:49 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Intel does the executive shuffle
Time to update your Intel executive playing cards. The chipmaker is doing some serious reshuffling high up in its ranks. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that SVP Brian Krzanich and EVP Dadi Perl...
07:20 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget IRL: The CES 2012 Edition, featuring AirDrop, a new MBP and Crumpler
Welcome to IRL, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in real life and take a second look at products that already got the formal review treatment. We came, we...
06:57 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Adafruit Flora lets you wear your open-source love on your sleeve
Let's face it, not every occasion calls for pulsating cufflinks, so Adafruit is offering up a little more diversity in its wearable line with Flora, an open-source electronics platform that you can ...
06:38 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Korg unveils two new Kaoss family members, brings anarchy to your pocket
Two K-words we're almost always pleased to hear: Korg and Kaoss. Good, then, that the former has decided to make more of the latter -- the mini Kaoss Pad 2, and Kaossilator 2, to be precise. Both new...
06:09 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget RIM's BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 gets splayed by the FCC
Thus far, the Waterloo-Stuttgart wünderchild's been scooped, made official and even toyed with back at this year's CES. What hasn't happened yet, is a proper review, but until that joyous day co...
05:27 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Brookstone's WiFi cufflinks let you discreetly share data, internet connections
If you somehow aren't satisfied with your growing collection of Nintendo, PlayStation, Game Boy Color and steampunk styled cufflinks, Brookstone just might be the Q to your Bond. In addition to rocki...
05:23 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Absinthe A5 jailbreak released for iPhone 4S, Hacker Dream Team makes untethered dreams come true
Been waiting with bated breath to liberate that dual-core A5 within your shiny, white (we presume) Jony Ive-designed device? Well, you can exhale now, as a "Dream Team" of iOS hackers have just relea...
05:00 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget The Engadget Show is live tonight with Red Cameras, MakerBot and the coolest gadgets of CES!
Are you ready for this? We sure are. We're back from CES, just slightly worse for wear, and we've got a lot to discuss. We're going to kick off the first Engadget Show of 2012 with a parade of some...
04:26 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget PIPA and SOPA votes pushed back in the face of overwhelming opposition
In the face of overwhelming opposition from just about every major technology company and the general public, the US Senate and House have decided to delay votes on the anti-piracy bills known as PIP...
04:05 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget T-Mobile's 'Nudge, nudge' bonuses revealed
Walk into any T-Mobile store and dither a bit and you'll find a cavalcade of freebies thrown in. The operator's outlined an "under the counter" bonus to coax fence-dwelling customers to open their w...
03:31 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Human Birdwings project takes flight... on video!
Just now catching up with the Human Birdwings project? Nice timing. The human flight machine -- built by Jarnos Smeets to rely on a Wiimote and Wildfire S, among other niceties -- has just enjoyed it...
03:02 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Camera-less iPhone 4S now available in Singapore, military approves
Rhyming schemes aside, it's hard to imagine why anyone would want a camera-less iPhone 4S. But that's exactly what Singaporean operator M1 is offering today, with the launch of a new line of "non-ca...
02:37 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Twitter buys Summify, helps you automatically turn off the noise
Summify is a beloved little news-curation platform that works out (based on your reading habits and those of your friends) what news is most relevant to you. Yesterday the Vancouver-based start-up a...
02:15 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Engadget Distro Issue 24: CES Roundup, OK Go's Andy Ross and SOPA comic relief
We've spent the past week recuperating and reflecting, and while we're ready to put CES 2012 behind us, we're bring you this special roundup edition to cover all of our consumer electronics bases. In...
01:48 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Whited00r lets you install iOS 5 look-alike on old-gen iPhones and iPod Touches
If you're still rockin' an ancient iPhone or iPod Touch and are fed up with friends teasing you at every chance with their new-style multitasking and reminder features, we've got some good news for ...
01:27 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget DOJ investigation yields fresh evidence against Google, Apple in antitrust lawsuit
Back in 2009, a small controversy began swirling around Google and Apple, amid allegations that the two companies had struck an informal agreement to not poach each other's employees. The Department...
12:50 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Supreme Court rules public domain isn't permanent, says Congress can re-copyright works
If you've been enjoying the fireworks over PIPA and SOPA these past weeks, get ready for more intellectual property ugliness. The US Supreme Court handed down a decision Wednesday granting Congress th...
12:50 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Supreme Court rules public domain isn't permanent, says Congress can re-copyright some international works (update)
If you've been enjoying the fireworks over PIPA and SOPA these past weeks, get ready for more intellectual property ugliness. The US Supreme Court handed down a decision in Golan v. Holder Wednesday g...
12:21 pm EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Sony unveils Walkman B170 Series, promises to boost your bass
Sony has unveiled a slate of new Walkman MP3 players today, with the launch of its B170 Series. Available in both 2GB and 4GB varieties, these new devices weigh in at just 28 grams, but apparently p...
11:40 am EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Raspberry Pi demos Model B computer's AirPlay capabilities (video)
Just a few days after announcing that production of its Model B Linux computer is underway, Raspberry Pi has now unveiled a preview of what its single board device can do when combined with AirPlay. ...
10:53 am EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget BASF, Philips team up to create transparent OLED car roof
If you're the sort who wished your car had a transparent roof when the rain falls down but want some shielding when the sun's up (or, you know, vice versa) then BASF have good news for you. It's sho...
09:19 am EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget German court shoots down Samsung's 3G patent lawsuit against Apple
Germany's Mannheim Regional Court has just issued a decision on one front of the ongoing dispute between Apple and Samsung, ruling against one of the Korean manufacturer's several patent infringement...
09:07 am EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Zeal Optics iON goggles take full HD to the slopes, let you share the extreme thrills
Ever find yourself shredding the gnar and wishing you could share the breathtaking rush of scenery with others? Well, now you can, courtesy of Zeal Optics. Not content to sit on its GPS-laden laurels...
08:16 am EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Russia in talks for Moon base timeshare with European Space Agency, NASA
Whether or not you believe we actually put a man on the moon, there's about to be a whole gaggle of'em bouncing about the place and mucking things up in the name of Science. Taking that whole "one gi...
07:11 am EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Line6 introduces StageScape visual mixer, lets you touch it up to eleven
It might seem like we've gone mixer mad around here, but with a huge music trade-show starting this week, it's no surprise there's a pile of new tech on offer. The StageScape M20d visual mixer from L...
06:03 am EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Arman Ahnood teases OLED display with solar cells, idealizes the self-sustaining smartphone
Plenty of effort is going into improving smartphone battery life, but only a few individuals are delving into radical realms to achieve the goal. Take for example, Arman Ahnood, a researcher at the L...
04:54 am EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Alesis Vortex brings back the Keytar, piano-neck tie, songs on MTV forthcoming
The guit-board is clearly the finest instrument to grace stadiums of decades past, but despite the innate bad-assery of the instrument, it faded into ironic-hipster use like the Eigenharp and Tenori...
03:43 am EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget TiVo Premiere updates rolling out to the masses
Knowing an update is coming and actually getting it are two different things entirely and if you were saddened that you missed out the latest build on your TiVo Premiere or Elite early, your wait is ...
02:52 am EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget NetLED WiFi-enabled, app-controllable, LED light tubes come to Japan
Because deep down, all you've ever really wanted are smartphone adjustable WiFi-LED light tubes controlled by a remote server out in the ether. Snarkiness aside, that's exactly what Japan's Net LED T...
01:47 am EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Verizon's Droid RAZR gets violet coat of paint, price tumbles to $200 on contract
Motorola has already unveiled the RAZR's bigger, battery-savvy brother, the Maxx, but it's not yet done with the original kevlar-skinned smartphone. Yes, the RAZR will get a color palette refresh fo...
01:10 am EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Microsoft acknowledges Xbox 360 color space problem in last update, is working on a fix
While we found a lot of things to like in the last Xbox 360 dashboard upgrade, not everyone was happy after it finally rolled out in early December. We've received word from multiple owners who saw a...
12:59 am EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget Akai releases MPC Fly for iPad, waits 'til you get the pun (video)
We already knew Akai was refreshing its legendary MPC range, but the newest member to the family -- the Fly -- has to be about the cutest. It kinda looks, initially, like a knock-off MPC novelty case...
12:23 am EDT - Fri, January 20, 2012
Engadget ZTE pays Microsoft around $27 for each Windows Phone made
How much does it cost to license Microsoft's latest and greatest mobile OS? A fair bit it seems. While numbers have been bandied around before, this is the first time a per-handset figure was to an ...
11:51 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget T-Mobile's 'Nudge, nudge' bonuses revealed
Walk into any T-Mobile store and dither a bit and you'll find a cavalcade of freebies thrown in. The operator's outlined an "under the counter" bonus to coax fence-dwelling customers to open their w...
11:50 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Time Warner Cable app streams live TV to iPhones, no longer iPad-only
After finally issuing a version of its TWC TV app for Android tablets and phones (sans-line TV streaming, for now) Time Warner Cable has finally made its iOS version, which launched last March on the...
11:00 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Editorial: Don't call it an ultrabook
Every year at CES, the tech-watching masses engage in a bit of trendspotting -- an attempt to identify the one or two big themes of the show that may or may not come to define the year in technology...
10:29 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Apple iBooks 2 textbooks video walkthrough and screenshots (hands-on)
We had a few minutes to browse through iBooks 2 textbooks following Apple's press conference this morning, but now we have a fully-loaded iPad 2 to play with, so we decided to spend some more time ge...
10:07 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Join us for a podcast liveblog!
Hey, there's a podcast happening! Hey, we have a new liveblog tool! Hey, let's liveblog the podcast!Join us for a podcast liveblog! originally appeared on Engadget on Thu, 19 Jan 2012 17:07:00 EDT. ...
10:00 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget The Engadget Show is live tomorrow with Red Cameras, MakerBot and the coolest gadgets of CES!
We're back from CES, and it's time to talk about, you guessed it, more CES! This month on the Engadget Show, we're going to get some close up, hands-on time with some of the coolest gadgets Las Vega...
09:35 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Google announces its Q4 results: $2.71 billion profit, $8.13 billion in revenue, Wall Street disappointed
Google just released its fourth-quarter 2011 results, and man, Wall Street is not pleased. The company reported earnings of $9.50 per share and revenue of $8.13 billion -- less than the $10.49 per sh...
09:35 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Google's Q4 results: $2.71 billion profit, $8.13 billion in revenue, Wall Street disappointed
Google just released its fourth-quarter 2011 results, and man, Wall Street is not pleased. The company reported $2.71 billion in profit (up from $2.54 a year earlier), net revenue of $8.13 billion an...
09:32 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Introducing our new liveblog viewer!
Have you gotten tired of full-page refreshes? We have. They're so... Web 1.0. We're finally getting down with AJAX over here and delivering some real-time updates straight to your browser -- but ther...
09:30 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget The Engadget Podcast is live tonight at 5PM!
The calm after the storm? No sir. CES may be over, but the tech news is still flowing like sweet, sweet strawberry wine. Tim and Darren are both in town for that little Apple event that unfolded ear...
09:28 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Intel reports record 2011 earnings, bests Q4 estimates
Intel just released its fiscal year-end numbers, including its Q4 report, and things are indeed looking up for the company. After revising its final quarter estimate late last December on the heels o...
09:24 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Microsoft announces Q2 earnings: record $20.89 billion in revenue, $6.62 billion net income
Microsoft has just announced its second quarter earnings, and it's touting a record $20.89 billion in revenue, up five percent year-over-year. Net income came in at $6.62 billion, which isn't far off...
09:04 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Samsung aggressively aggregating acronyms as eMCP assembly activated
Samsung's started foundries rolling for its new embedded multi-chip package memory for budget smartphones -- after the success of the high-end modules that were released in October. eMCP jams togeth...
08:35 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Federal prosecutors shut down Megaupload file-sharing site, founders charged
Details are still somewhat light at the moment, but reports are now coming out that the popular Megaupload file-sharing site has been shut down by Federal prosecutors in the US, and that the sites f...
08:31 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Lovefilm Instant UK lands on LG Smart TVs, shrinks postmen's movie collection
As the streaming TV wars hot up in the UK, Lovefilm is steadily strengthening its arsenal: its Instant streaming service is already available on 175 devices, and now you can add LG's April-2011-onwar...
08:09 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Microsoft adding Nokia branding to Bing Maps
Noki-soft? Micro-ia? The madness continues! Nokia front-man Stephen Elop let it be known that his company's moniker will be making its way to Bing Maps in the near future, and he's not just talking a...
07:48 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget LG Spectrum, BlackBerry Curve 9370 available now on Verizon
These two Big Red bedfellows couldn't be further apart on the smartphone range. LG's 4G-capable Spectrum (a Nitro HD in smooth, plastic coating) and the budget-friendly BlackBerry Curve 9370 are hitt...
07:22 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Apple's education announcement: what you need to know
Today's education event was a reasonably small one, so far as Apple pressers go, held at the Guggenheim museum in New York City, with a smattering of media representatives in attendance. It arrives o...
06:59 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Microsoft, Alcatel-Lucent settle decade-old patent spat
It's no secret that Alcatel-Lucent and Microsoft have a long and somewhat litigious relationship, but today the two companies are letting bygones be bygones. CNET is reporting that A-L and MS have re...
06:38 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Film camera measures 35-feet long, makes photojournalists keel over in worship pain (video)
To all photographers who measure their talent by the size of their equipment, it's time to give up the race. Folks, step right up and meet the Eye of America: a 35-foot long film camera that captures...
06:17 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Sony schedules PSN maintenance today, wants you to know this time it's on purpose
Sony knows you're likely scarred for life after its many security snafus, so it's doing all it can to keep you in the loop in regards to its PSN. The network will be experiencing a temporary outage t...
05:57 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget The Nike+ FuelBand measures activity in NikeFuel, ready for your NikeLife
While Nike might have beat competitors like the MotoACTV and Jawbone Up to the active bracelet market over two years ago, its original endeavor, the Nike+ SportBand, was getting long in the toot...
05:36 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Apple's iBooks Author hands-on
Inside every frustrated journalist is an even more frustrated author, and self-publishing is an evil that many of us have succumbed to over the years. Still, much as we may want to resist it, we coul...
05:36 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Apple's iBooks Author hands-on (Update: video!)
Inside every frustrated journalist is an even more frustrated author, and self-publishing is an evil that many of us have succumbed to over the years. Still, much as we may want to resist it, we coul...
05:29 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget iBooks 2 lets authors set textbook prices in exchange for Apple exclusivity
Were you wondering about the economics behind Apple's new e-textbooks? Well, it turns out that Cupertino is giving authors the ability to set their own prices as long as they remain $14.99 or under. ...
05:06 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Apple's iBooks 2 e-textbooks pack tons of info, take up tons of your iPad's memory
Apple just got done unveiling its new iBooks 2 platform, letting us in on its plan to revamp education (in part) through its fancy new e-textbooks. These digital volumes look beautiful and come at a ...
05:06 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Apple iTunes U hands-on (video)
Would you like to make more money? Sure, we all would, and a great way to do that is to get a better education. There was a time when you had to go to schools or rely on shady mail-order diplomas. N...
05:01 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Card.io reaches out to devs, offers up credit card payment accounts to Joe normal
Who needs extra hardware to add mobile payments to iOS and Android? Not Card.io, who's unveiled a new SDK for it's visual card processing system alongside a payment app allowing anyone to accept pay...
04:51 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Apple iBooks 2 textbook hands-on (video)
We just got our first opportunity to get our hands on one of Apple's new interactive textbooks and we have to say, they're as good as they looked during the live event. We tried a few titles, ranging...
04:37 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Intel offers overclocking protection plan, takes Cash4CPUs
For a certain subset of tech geeks, it can be hard to live with the knowledge that raw processing power lies untapped within their machines. And it's typically those users that indulge in a bit of ov...
04:14 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget One-quarter of South Korean phone owners have a Galaxy S II, according to Samsung
Since going on sale last April, Samsung has moved some five million Galaxy S II units in its native South Korea. According to the company, that number means that roughly one in every four phone owner...
03:48 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Apple revamps iTunes U and intros dedicated app
A facelift for iBooks wasn't the only change on Apple's agenda today, as the company's SVP has just announced an overhaul of its iTunes U service.Developing...Apple revamps iTunes U and intros dedica...
03:48 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Apple revamps iTunes U and intros dedicated app (video)
A facelift for iBooks wasn't the only change on Apple's agenda today, as the company's SVP Eddy Cue has just announced an overhaul of iTunes U. The service, mostly used as a means of delivering lectu...
03:21 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Apple announces free iBooks Author OS X app for publishing books to the App Store
We're here at Apple's education-themed event at the Guggenheim museum in New York City, and the company's just followed up its long-awaited textbook announcement with something unexpected: iBooks Au...
03:10 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Apple launches iBooks 2 e-Textbook platform
We're here at Apple's education-flavored event at the Guggenheim museum in New York City. Phil Schiller has just taken to the stage and announced the first half of Apple's platform that's going to "...
03:10 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Apple launches iBooks 2 e-Textbook platform (video)
We're here at Apple's education-flavored event at the Guggenheim museum in New York City. Phil Schiller has just taken to the stage and announced the first half of Apple's platform that's going to "...
02:50 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Live from Apple's education event!
Ready to get smart in the Big Apple? We are, and so is Apple. Since announcing today's event we've heard talk of a focus on digital books and personal publishing tools. Basically, Apple's looking to...
02:42 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Hack breaks Hulu Plus free from supported device chains, embraces Androids of every shape and color
It's not TV, it's Hulu Plus and it's coming to the Android device of your choosing -- somewhat, unofficially. While the main ad-supported, streaming video site may have failed to seek refuge in the a...
02:05 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Shogun Bros. Ballista MK-1 Gaming Mouse totes new sniping system, looks like it'll hit the spot
The latest gaming mouse from Shogun Bros. doesn't double as a gamepad, but it does carry a heady list of extra features for sharpshooting gamers. These include independent X and Y DPi settings to st...
01:46 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Genuis DX-ECO wireless mouse has no battery, charges in three minutes anyway
Hip on recharging your wireless rodent every single day? How about if it only takes three minutes? A single day's juice per charge might be unacceptable for most peripherals, but we're ready to make ...
01:46 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Genius DX-ECO wireless mouse has no battery, charges in three minutes anyway
Hip on recharging your wireless rodent every single day? How about if it only takes three minutes? A single day's juice per charge might be unacceptable for most peripherals, but we're ready to make ...
01:23 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Virgin Mobile targets March 23rd to throttle data, take candy from children
It's been a long time coming, but after much backpedaling, Virgin Mobile is throwing down the gauntlet -- it'll begin throttling data speeds come March 23rd. Like expected, each month that a user exc...
01:01 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Prada Phone by LG 3.0 arriving on T-Mobile UK next month
Brits dripping in Prada won't have to wait much longer to get their smartphone fix. The awkwardly-named Prada Phone by LG 3.0 is looking to set sail from its native Korea -- where it's already launc...
12:29 pm EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget TSMC profits down 22.5 percent, still able to afford a new yacht
It's not been a great year for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company: the chip foundry behind Qualcomm and nVidia's silicon (amongst others) saw profits slump by 22.5 percent in the last quarte...
11:45 am EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Sing hello to the iRig PRE, turns iOS devices into on-the-fly mic preamps
IK Multimedia's never fallen short of giving you some of the better tools for all your on-the-go music-making utilizing your beloved iOS device as the main rig. Now, the peripheral connoisseur's tak...
10:40 am EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget ZTE Tania arrives in the UK: a budget phone for budget buyers
ZTE's showing off its new global ambitions, the OEM-smartphone maker brought a party bus to London and asked Professor Green (everyone's favorite nasally-challenged Grime MC) to spread the word about...
09:42 am EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Microsoft spoiling Canadians, Germans as Xbox Live gets more local stations
Remember when Microsoft couldn't stop dropping names of companies it was partnering up with to bring media to your Xbox 360? Well, days after CES drew to its natural conclusion, Redmond's gaming divi...
08:58 am EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Sony Ericsson swallows $317 million pre-tax loss as end draws near
Sony Ericsson's tearful breakup continues with more woe as as the venture had to eat a pre-tax loss of €247 million (roughly $317 million). Bosses cited "unfavorable macro-economic conditions" a...
08:02 am EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget GM teams with Future Lab on interactive Windows of Opportunity, MI:4 tech lives on
Wishing your vehicle had a better-integrated entertainment system than the iPad you're forced to futz with in the backseat? If GM has its way, you may be in luck. The auto manufacturer has joined for...
06:52 am EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Transformer Prime quietly gets GPS update, root killer
If you're not quite ready to take up ASUS on its refund offer (or if you simply don't live in the UK), you're probably holding out for additional updates to dry your tears. Fortunately, Asus hasn't f...
05:45 am EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Kodak files Chapter 11 bankruptcy, expects to complete restructuring by 2013
Apparently suing Samsung (again) wasn't the only pressing business for Kodak today, as it just announced it has -- as expected -- filed for Chapter 11 business reorganization in New York....developi...
04:43 am EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Behringer outs three iPad-housing USB mixers
When it's not bringing the crazy that is iNuke, Behringer turns out some pretty serious audio gear. The latest offering? Three new mixers that throw an iPad into the EQuation. A dedicated app serves ...
03:56 am EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget China wants microbloggers to register with the government, hand over real identity
Thought that Facebook's and Google+'s requirements that you use your real name were draconian? Just be thankful you're not a weibo addict in China. The government is planning to expand a program...
02:47 am EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget iPads replaced with clay, sold to unsuspecting Canadians
That fuzzy sensation we get when unboxing a new toy gadget is the fuel that keeps us going at Engadget. A feeling a few unlucky Canadian's were deprived of, after buying what they believed to be an i...
01:46 am EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget Facebook launches Timeline Apps platform, socialites rejoice
Facebook, along with its launch partners, has finally let loose its Timeline Apps platform, setting Open Graph apps free to roam the web. Announced at the company's f8 conference in September, Timeli...
01:38 am EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget SnapStream TV monitoring now lets OSX users keep tabs on amusing video-blunders
The Daily Show and Colbert Report famously rely upon SnapStream's high-power Windows DVR software to monitor the insanity at the fringes of America's cable spectrum. The media-monitoring software is ...
01:38 am EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget SnapStream TV monitoring now lets OS X users keep tabs on amusing video-blunders
The Daily Show and Colbert Report famously rely upon SnapStream's high-power Windows DVR software to monitor the insanity at the fringes of America's cable spectrum. The media-monitoring software is ...
12:38 am EDT - Thu, January 19, 2012
Engadget RIM and Turkcell partner to bring NFC payments to Bold 9900, Turkish pazars
Turkcell subscribers looking to make a purchase from their favorite Istanbul bazaar now have one extra payment option -- if they're a BlackBerry Bold owners, that is. Research In Motion and Turkcell ...
11:20 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Adlink launches fanless quad-core Intel Core i7 computers, keeps its cool with mobile connectivity
Adlink's announced a new series of quad-core computers that laugh in the face of overheating. Apparently forgoing the need for fan installation, its Matrix MXE-5300 line-up covers Intel Core i7, i5,...
10:32 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget AT&T to adjust data plans January 22nd, offers more gigs for more money
Good news and bad news here, folks: the good news is that AT&T will begin offering new data plans with a higher monthly allotment. The bad news is that, once again, it's going to cost you more. Th...
09:28 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Kodak says smile Samsung, you're being sued for infringing five digital imaging patents
Kodak's been in a bit of a financial bind lately, and has been exploring various options to maximize profitability and get its balance sheet back in the black. After recently filing actions against A...
08:51 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Google+ web app adds two new features, iOS and Android soon to follow
Twitter recently revamped its web interface, and now Google has decided to do the same for the Google+ web app, bringing two new features that should be a boon for the Big G's thriving social n...
08:23 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Kindle Fire firmware update 6.2.2 brings full-screen browsing
The fine folks over at Amazon have further flushed out the firmware on its fiercely popular Fire tablet. Upgrading your Kindle Fire to version 6.2.2 will bring a handful of small performance tweaks, ...
07:58 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget 3DS eShop to get free game demos, Nintendo throws users DLC bone
Never let it be said that good things don't come to those who wait and wait and... well, you get the point. Having finally delivered a much-delayed firmware update to the 3DS last December, the Big N...
07:32 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget ASUS MeMic hits the FCC, reminds us of its existence
Remember the ASUS MeMic? It's okay if you don't -- after all, it's been nearly a year since we first saw the thing. But the transparent-screened handset that takes calls for the Eee Pad MeMO appears...
07:09 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget LG's Magic Remote is powered by Nuance
It was Monday morning at CES when LG unveiled its Magic Remote: a television zapper that recognized Wii-style motion control and voice recognition -- stripping out the fiddly array of buttons that m...
06:46 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget LightSquared says obsolete devices used in 'rigged' testing of its LTE network
LightSquared's encountered many bumps on the road to winning clearance for its LTE network, but it's not ready to throw in the towel just yet. During a conference call today, Jeff Carlisle (Executiv...
06:22 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Virgin Media suffers three hour outage days after announcing super-fast broadband
Less than a week after announcing it would double customers broadband speeds nationwide, Virgin Media suffered a nationwide blackout that sent the network dark for most of Tuesday evening. At 5:00, ...
05:59 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Tomorrow's Apple event to focus on digital textbook publishing tools, says Bloomberg
We've already seen some rumors about what Apple has in store for its education-minded announcement in New York City tomorrow, and now Bloomberg is out with a report of its own that backs up some of ...
05:42 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Grooveshark goes dark in Germany over 'unreasonably high' license fees
The masses of online music streamers in Germany have discovered that there's one less option for blasting Cee Lo Green. Grooveshark has pulled the plug on its services in the country due to the seem...
05:00 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Nominate your favorite gadgets for the 2011 Engadget Awards!
Welcome to the 2011 Engadget Awards! This year we've got 15 categories up for grabs, with 30 total awards to be decided. All finalists for Engadget Awards are reader-nominated, and the editors of Eng...
04:50 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Sony dashes Dash development: is Bieber's favorite tablet on the way out?
The towering cultural colossus that is Justin Bieber giveth, yet he must also taketh away. Merely days after appearing as the pitchman for dancing crotch-speaker robot Tosy mRobo, the last tech-prod...
04:42 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Chegg's online textbooks hope to captivate minds, market share (video)
Someone's about to get schooled, and if it's not the youth of America, then it'll be one of the companies rushing to release educational products this week. While Kno takes the interactive approach, ...
04:12 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Comcast's connected cable box making a run at the FCC?
Well, it's no secret that Comcast is starting to experiment with web-connected cable boxes, and now it looks like one of those set tops is moseying on through the FCC. The Pace-made "Parker" appears ...
03:39 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget T-Mobile, Walmart do another kumbaya with contract-free unlimited family plan for 3G users
Remember that 4G plan that T-Mobile and Walmart started collaborating on last year? Well, the two companies are making yet another announcement, teaming up on an improved Family Mobile Plan with unlim...
03:15 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget The Amazing Gecko-Man: a superhero future made possible by probable science
There's no superhero origin story that begins with a bite (or a lick?) from a gecko. Plain 'ol wall climbing powers are, it seems, just not as sexy as wearing skintight suits, slinging webs and crawl...
02:48 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Kno adds new smart textbook capabilities: Kno Me, gets to know you (video)
Remember those iPad textbooks from Kno? Well, conveniently in advance of that other education announcement this week, the company has added two new features to the edu-party: Kno Me and Kno Flashcard...
02:26 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Recon partners with Scott and Smith, brings MOD to the masses
We love Recon's MOD system for Ski-goggles, especially now that it's open to developers. Starting soon, an avalanche of new winter-sports enthusiasts will be able to wear the multi-sensor based stati...
02:04 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Samsung's Bada - Tizen merger still looking pretty likely
Last week, rumors began circulating around Samsung's Bada OS, with Forbes reporting that the platform would soon be merged with Intel's Tizen project. If finalized, the move would reportedly allow B...
01:42 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget June 6th 2012: IPv6 goes live
When Vint Cerf and his friends at DARPA concocted a system that allowed for 4.3 billion IP addresses, it was never conceived that everyone's computer would be able to access the internet -- before t...
01:20 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget HP India to expand web access with Vayu Internet Device
The Internet is gradually seeping its way into homes across India, but there are many within the country who remain too poor to actually purchase a PC. Fortunately, HP India has just developed new t...
12:59 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget ASUS offers refunds and extended warranties to piqued Prime customers in the UK
If the Ice Cream Sandwich update, bug fixes and piles of apologies from the folks at ASUS just aren't cutting it and you happen to live in the UK, then we've got some good news for you. You are free ...
12:01 pm EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Nielsen: Android still top dog, but Q4 buyers preferred iPhone 4S
Nielsen crunched Q4 numbers today, and the results will likely have Apple analysts jumping up and down. The findings, focused on those who've purchased a smartphone within the previous three months,...
11:55 am EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Leaked Sony 2012 smartphone roadmap reveals potentially birdy, minty flagships
Grab a bowl of salt and start pinching, folks. A sales report for Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications India is floating around the internet that's purportedly packing a list of 2012's planned handse...
11:34 am EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget US Wi-Fi Xooms now getting Ice Cream Sandwich OTA
You might have thought being the first Honeycomb tablet, and offering a completely stock Android experience, would give the Motorola Xoom some sort of priority when it comes to updates to Android 4.0...
10:33 am EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget MakerBot releases free-to-download Playsets, will have you printing a Captain Kirk Chair in no time
So, you've always wanted to build a dollhouse out of ABS plastic? Well here's your chance. MakerBot has announced the release of its "MakerBot Playsets," a collection of free-to-download schematics u...
09:24 am EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Canon EOS 300 cinema cam gets pre-order status, ships at month's end for $16,000
Back in November we joined Martin Scorsese and other Hollywood luminaries at Paramount Studios for the unveiling of Canon's latest cinema video camera, which is now available for pre-order. The EOS ...
09:24 am EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Canon EOS C300 cinema cam gets pre-order status, ships at month's end for $16,000
Back in November we joined Martin Scorsese and other Hollywood luminaries at Paramount Studios for the unveiling of Canon's latest cinema video camera, which is now available for pre-order. The EOS ...
08:05 am EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget pureSilicon announces Kage K1 SATA and USB SSDs, up for pre-order now
It seems like only yesterday that pureSilicon released its new Nitro N2 and Renegade S4 SSDs. Today, the company followed up on that announcement with the Kage K1 USB SSD, and the Kage K1 SATA SSD. ...
07:19 am EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget CyanogenMod 9 Alpha 0 brings Ice Cream Sandwich to HP TouchPads
If you'd like to run Android 4.0 on your HP TouchPad in stead of watching videos of someone else doing it, your time is now, as an early Alpha 0 build of CyanogenMod 9 has just rolled out. Now, livin...
06:10 am EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Google, Wikipedia and others protest SOPA PIPA
At this point, SOPA needs no introduction. But if you've been diligently ignoring it up until this point, good luck getting through January 18th as an uninformed citizen. Google, Wikipedia and a host...
05:52 am EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Months after Gingerbread's arrival, HTC Sense remains fussy, users can't get no satisfaction
Many HTC Sense users have experienced less than ideal conditions ever since their upgrade to Gingerbread. In an issue that's likely tied to the operating system's new memory management techniques, we'...
04:35 am EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget YBUY allows impulse tech buyers to wonder, 'Why not?'
It's always helpful when tech start-ups scheme new ways for you to burn through that bank account. Like YBUY, the membership-only site that charges a monthly fee in exchange for trying out the latest...
04:24 am EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Alienware announces X51 small form factor gaming PC, starting at $699
Alienware may have just upgraded its Aurora gaming rig, but that's not to keep the company from giving more diminutive form factors some love. Just this evening, the subsidiary of Dell announced the ...
03:28 am EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget ZTE reaches for the sky, aims to double phone shipments in 2012
Talk about a New Years Resolution: ZTE's head of handset strategy Lv Qianhao, in an interview with Reuters, mentioned that in 2012 his company expects to double the number of smartphone shipments made...
02:39 am EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget LG makes Optimus Pad LTE official, 8.9-inch IPS tablet coming first to South Korea
You've already seen this little guy in the wild, but LG has gone ahead and made its first LTE tablet very official -- ladies and gentlemen, meet the Optimus Pad LTE. The 9.3mm thin slate packs a 1.5G...
02:34 am EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget BMW's Designworks USA, Thermaltake reveal Level 10 M gaming mouse concept
Themaltake and BMW's DesignworksUSA are apparently a design-team match made in PC gaming heaven. After previously partnering up for the elegant (and functional) Level 10 modular PC case, the two are ...
02:34 am EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget BMW's DesignworksUSA, Thermaltake reveal Level 10 M gaming mouse concept
Themaltake and BMW's DesignworksUSA are apparently a design-team match made in PC gaming heaven. After previously partnering up for the elegant (and functional) Level 10 modular PC case, the two are ...
01:42 am EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Way-Go flashlight uses lasers to light your path, GPS to tell you where to go
We love just about anything involving lasers or robotics here at Engadget, so naturally, we're intrigued by Sriranjan Rasakatla's Way-Go flashlight that combines the two. It's comprised of a laser pi...
12:58 am EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Nissan Scratch Shield iPhone case uses self-healing paint, won't un-crack your screen
Well hey there, butterfingers. Do your smartphone cases often slip from grip, hitting the deck and resulting in a bevy of tiny nicks that leave you self-conscious about your inability to maintain a f...
12:01 am EDT - Wed, January 18, 2012
Engadget Samsung wasn't interested in buying RIM, still isn't interested in buying RIM
Samsung already passed on webOS, and now, it's passing on RIM. The flagging handset maker was reportedly in talks with Samsung about a buyout, but according to a fresh Reuters report, Sammy's "not in...
11:58 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Fujitsu M532 tablet rears head in video, promises Ice Cream Sandwich and Tegra 3?
Fujitsu hasn't been a major player in the mobile race on this side of the pond, but it looks like the company's working to change that -- better late than never, right? Last week we spent some time ...
11:15 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Verizon to sell $200 Droid RAZR, 16GB microSD card not included this time
The question of the day: is a 16GB microSD card worth $100? Verizon Wireless said it will sell the Droid RAZR for $200 with a two-year contract -- a $100 discount off the original price, but one that...
10:50 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Screen Grabs: Serena's magically got herself an HP Envy 14 on Gossip Girl
We'd be lying if we said we were frenemies with Gossip Girl's goings-on (one of them's in the Pretty Reckless, right?). Fom the picture above, it looks like Serena van der Woodsen's shipping magnate ...
10:34 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Headphone-wearing pedestrian injuries triple as audiophiles stop noticing onrushing trains
The number of pedestrians injured or killed while wearing headphones has tripled in the last six years: 16 oblivious PMP users were offed in 2004, the number rising to 47 for last year. The research,...
10:08 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Yahoo's Jerry Yang quits the company he co-founded, walks away from Alibaba as well
The long, drawn-out, oftentimes melodramatic saga revolving around Yahoo itself and co-founder Jerry Yang is well-documented. Perhaps too well. Thankfully for us all, that ends today. As of January 1...
09:48 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget HP appoints Bill Veghte as chief strategy officer, will lead 'cloud and webOS open source initiatives'
Bill Veghte was already having his checks cut by HP (after cutting ties with Microsoft), but now he'll be filling a slightly different corner office. The company today announced that he has been appoi...
09:47 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Lamar Smith: SOPA markup to resume in February
Thought the White House was able to put enough of smackdown on SOPA to kill the bill entirely? You thought wrong. We'd heard that the extremely controversial legislation would be delayed until a few ...
09:34 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Apple patents clothes that track how you wear them, tell you when it's time to update your wardrobe
There's a huge problem with working out that has yet to be solved: when, precisely, do our workout clothes become too worn to wear anymore? Apple knows we can't be wasting endless minutes looking for...
08:50 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Motorola planning 24-hour Droid RAZR Maxx longevity event for February 6th?
Motorola's own website has pointed to a January 26th launch for the long-awaited Droid RAZR Maxx, but it looks like February 6th is the date to really pay attention to. With battery life becoming an e...
08:39 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Pink Samsung Galaxy S II makes UK bow on cupid's bow, is the new Godiva
Pretty in pink, isn't it?! Sammy's already slapped a bit of rouge on the casing of its über-popular Galaxy S II for denizens of South Korea, making that special edition available for coloristas ...
08:13 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget The Engadget Show returns Friday, January 20th!
Sleep? Ha! We may have spent the past 10 days or so rocking the Las Vegas Convention Center, but that doesn't mean it's time to rest on our over overtired laurels. Nope, we're back this Friday with ...
07:49 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Google launches PSA-style 'Good to Know' ad campaign, wants to keep us safe
Google's no stranger to privacy-related controversy, which may explain the motivation behind its latest ad campaign. On Tuesday, the company will launch a series of ads across major newspapers, magaz...
07:27 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Microsoft introducing ReFS file system with Windows server 8
Hungry for a shiny new file system? Windows 8's got your back, or at least, Windows server 8 will. In his latest Building Windows 8 post, Steven Sinofsky introduces the Resilient File System, or ReFS...
07:04 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Tango Networks offers cloud-based Google Voice integration to carriers
Tango Networks is aiming to assuage the pain of US mobile users attempting to manage two phone numbers using a single device. Dubbed the Abrazo Multi-line Service, the cloud-based product aims to bri...
06:41 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Microsoft's Windows 8 hardware requirements: some good, some not-so-good
First, an apology: Microsoft released details of Windows 8's tablet hardware requirements back in December, but we were too preoccupied with Christmas and CES to notice. Now that the only thing we'r...
06:19 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Steve Wozniak loves iOS, except when he doesn't
We've heard this one before, only to have it debunked. Steve Wozniak sits down with foreign press, talks tech and has his words misconstrued; hair pulling and epic fanboy wars ensue. While we were ab...
05:57 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Samsung commits to improve smartphone battery life in 2012
Sure, we all love having the latest and greatest smartphone from the likes of Samsung, but the power consumption driven by larger displays, LTE, and more use is making it increasingly harder to get th...
05:33 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget VantagePoint delivers 132 inches of multitouch to HP's business customers
There are those out there that laugh at the idea of a 10-inch multitouch screen, and even some chuckle the thought of settling for a mere 40 inches. For those with such demanding requirements (primar...
05:02 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget iTunes Match launches in 19 more countries, shows Latin America some love from the cloud
Once Apple let the iTunes Match genie out of the bottle it has actually been pretty quick to spread the love to our international friends. Australia, Canada, the UK and a host of other European nation...
04:41 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Shuttle rolls out bantam XH61 barebones PC, dares you to throw a Sandy Bridge at it
It's been a hot minute since we've seen anything compelling from the folks at Shuttle, but there's nothing like a Sandy Bridge-enabled, three-liter PC to get us back on the bandwagon. The XH61 is bar...
04:19 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Sony's Micro Vault MACH thumbdrives move fast, look good doing it
120 MB/s reads and 90 MB/s writes are far from the fastest in the thumbdrive game, but they're nothing to sneeze at either. While Sony's Micro Vault MACH may not lead the pack in raw speed, it holds ...
04:07 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget HTC EVO 3D: poof, no more Carrier IQ software
It's been exactly a month since we received word that Sprint was disabling Carrier IQ software installed on its carrier-branded devices, and this week we witnessed a firmware update on the HTC EVO 3D...
03:57 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget New BBC iPlayer stats chart the rise of 'connected' TV viewing
Thanks to widespread adoption and excellent cross-platform availability, the BBC's ubiquitous iPlayer is the perfect gauge of online viewing habits. New usage figures for December throw up little in ...
03:33 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget AMD's Ultrabook competitor to focus on price, undercut Intel
When AMD showed off its upcoming Trinity APUs at CES the company was pretty light on the details. We're still stuck holding our breath for specs, but DigiTimes is reporting some alleged info on prici...
03:11 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Pantech next to sign Android patent deal with Microsoft
Microsoft may have already signed patent licensing agreements with 70 percent of the US Android manufacturers, including some of the biggest names in the market, but that doesn't mean Redmond's about...
02:45 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Photorito disguises your supersized lens as the world's most delicious thing
After the recent rash of burrito robberies that has been plaguing our nation, we're not really sure why anyone would opt to pick up a case that disguised their camera lens as the popular Mexican dish...
02:23 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Ideum's MT65 Presenter: a $17,500, 65-inch, multi-touch display for your own museum
Ideum's 65-inch MT65 Presenter is a multi-touch 3D display designed for public spaces, so large that Surface 2.0's looking a bit sheepish right now. The aforementioned tempered-glass mega-screen has...
01:41 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Apple files German lawsuit against Samsung, targets Galaxy S II, nine other smartphones
With patent infringement accusations going every which way in recent months, we're certainly familiar with Apple/Samsung banter in the international arena. Now Apple has thrown yet another punch at t...
01:28 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Motorola Mobility brings RAZR to Land of the Rising Sun
Motorola Mobility has announced its intentions to bring the super-thin RAZR smartphone to the shores of Japan. The handset will look very similar to the device released here in the states -- 1.2GHz d...
01:01 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Over 500 million Chinese citizens now connected to the web
The number of internet-connected Chinese citizens jumped 4 percent in 2012, pushing the country's total number of users over the 500 million mark. A report issued by the state-owned China Internet Ne...
12:33 pm EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Russian space probe crashes in Pacific Ocean, fish reportedly startled
On the plus side, the fish needed additional space probe parts. On Sunday night, fragments of Russia's Phobos-Grunt probe landed in the Pacific Ocean 1,250 kilometers to the west of Wellington Island...
11:56 am EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget California demands manufacturers ditch inefficient vampire chargers
You've probably had it drilled into your head that your gadgets are doing terrible, terrible things to the environment -- and not just 'cause they end up as toxic landfill in poorer countries. Many of...
11:25 am EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Motorola's UK Defy+ gets rugged JCB-treatment, still useless for excavating
Everyone loves diggers: Motorola's let that natural fascination get the better of it by teaming up with digger-maker JCB to produce a ruggedized version of its Defy+ "life proof" phone. The lim...
10:19 am EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Das Keyboard Model S mechanical keyboard heads to the Mac this April
We just got a look at one new mechanical keyboard designed for Macs at CES last week (Matias' Tactile One), and now we have word of another option for those who take their typing seriously. Das Keybo...
10:01 am EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Oregon Scientific unveils ATC Beats WiFi sports cam and ATC Chamlon dual-lens camera
Joining Oregon Scientific's range of waterproof sports cameras later this year are these two new models: the ATC Beats on the left and the ATC Chaméléon on the right. The Beats, arrivin...
09:44 am EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget NYC opening its first pubic high school dedicated to software engineering
There are plenty of specialized public high schools in New York City and in September of 2012 that roster of educational institutions will grow by one more when the Academy for Software Engineering o...
09:44 am EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget NYC opening its first public high school dedicated to software engineering
There are plenty of specialized public high schools in New York City and in September of 2012 that roster of educational institutions will grow by one more when the Academy for Software Engineering o...
09:08 am EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Oregon Scientific Time & Wireless Charging Stations hands-on
Buried within the pile of gadgets at Oregon Scientific's CES booth were these two Time & Wireless Charging Stations. On the left we have the entry-level clock that's already out in the market, wh...
08:26 am EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Google demos QR code Gmail access, claims something better in store
What's the big G up to here, then? It seems the Gmail team has been tinkering with a new secure method of accessing your precious email. Type your credentials into your phone, then scan a QR code in t...
08:18 am EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Sony teases Dot Switch: Multi-display future coming in February (video)
There's only so much Sony could show off at the world's biggest consumer electronics show. According to the video embedded below, the company's looking to tie together all of your (presumably Sony-b...
07:27 am EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Judge attacks Oracle's 'stratospheric' damages claim against Google, postpones trial
Everything we've heard about Judge William Alsup tells us he's a guy you don't mess with -- and yet Oracle seems bent on doing precisely that. When the company initially demanded $6.1 billion from Go...
06:50 am EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget RedPad brings Chinese patriotism to Android, costs each comrade just $1,590
Well, it was only a matter of time. Hongpaiyihao (literally meaning "red group number one"), a Beijing-based pro-government new media company, has launched a 9.7-inch Tegra 2 tablet that's "tailor-ma...
06:01 am EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Hulu announces first original scripted show 'Battleground', plus more proprietary programming
2011 treated Hulu pretty well it seems, and it's clearly hoping new original content will make for an even better 2012. For starters, the service will be parading its first original scripted series, ...
04:58 am EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Dell Streak 7 granted new lease on life with extremely experimental ICS port
Dell may have cut the Streak 7 off with an eye towards a new mobile future, but the community of unofficial devs aren't ready to let it ride off into the sunset just yet. DJ_Steve and Giveen have pos...
04:22 am EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Apple takes its recycling programme across to the UK, might pay for your old stuff
It looks like Apple loves recycling so very much, it's taking it across the Atlantic. The UK will also get to some cash for their technological old rope, with the Reuse and Recycling programme arriv...
03:49 am EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget KDDI gets WiMax Galaxy S II, isn't your grandfather's Epic 4G Touch
Can't keep track of all the different variants of Samsung's Galaxy S II? Tough, because here comes Sammy with another one. Japan's KDDI will soon have a GSII to call its own, boasting the all too me...
03:14 am EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Oregon Scientific's Portable WiFi Projector comes with a hinge, flirts with your ceiling
A projector from Oregon Scientific, you say? Nope, it's not one of those clock and weather projectors, but rather an actual DLP pico projector. At CES 2012, the company was kind enough to show us an ...
02:40 am EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget ASUS says the Transformer Prime won't do 3G, time travel and lasers still on the table
ASUS gave you the Transformer Prime TF700T and a frosty injection of Ice Cream Sandwich -- what more could you possibly want? 3G on your convertible tablet? Listen, ASUS has needs, too. The company h...
01:57 am EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Numark outs new 4Trak DJ controller: no, it's not half an 8-track
Thought you were all done for new products and first looks? Think again. Looks like Numark is trying to stay ahead of the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) curve, outing its new Traktor-...
01:24 am EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Samsung looks to borrow $1 billion to expand production capacity in Austin, Texas
When you're producing chips for the iPad and iPhone, you need a serious facility to meet those demands. And evidently, Samsung's not foreseeing its legal battles with Apple to cause any wrinkles in sa...
12:42 am EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Lovefilm, Disney UK deal brings ABC content across the pond
If you're living across the pond and hankering for ABC's content, it's en route. In what could be considered a response to Netflix's expansion to the UK market, Lovefilm has joined forces with Disney...
12:11 am EDT - Tue, January 17, 2012
Engadget Hello Kitty pays a visit to CES 2012: If you want it, we got it in pink
An electronics show wouldn't be an electronics show without celebrity endorsements. But there was one icon who had more product tie-ins than anyone else. Yep, Kitty-chan was in attendance and she had...
11:37 pm EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget Must See HDTV (January 16th - 22nd)
After a CES related hiatus, we're back, and just in time for the premieres of a few of our favorite shows. Since we've been busy watching demo reels instead of what's on, feel free to let us know if ...
11:21 pm EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget Verizon to stop allowing legacy Alltel devices to be activated on its network, starting today
It's been three years and two days since Verizon officially closed its acquisition of Alltel, and it looks like Big Red's finally putting the sledgehammer down on activating legacy devices from the ...
10:47 pm EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget Notion Ink releases ICS Alpha update for Adam tablet, teases new device (video)
We had mixed feelings about Notion Ink's Adam slate when it debuted last year, but if you're one of the converts who took one home, then it looks like your faith is being rewarded with an ICS update....
09:51 pm EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget Suprise! People like free stuff, Amazon's lending library a success
You can always count on people's desire to avoid paying for stuff. That's why it shouldn't come as any surprise that Amazon's Lending Library is such a success. The free perk available to Prime custo...
09:51 pm EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget Surprise! People like free stuff, Amazon's lending library a success
You can always count on people's desire to avoid paying for stuff. That's why it shouldn't come as any surprise that Amazon's Lending Library is such a success. The free perk available to Prime custo...
08:59 pm EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget Some Transformer Prime users unable to upgrade to ICS, serial number 'Unknown'
Ice Cream Sandwich for the Transformer Prime was one of the most anticipated updates for one of the most anticipated tablets of recent memory. It was pushed out last week and so everyone's happy -- r...
08:46 pm EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget CES 2012: HDTV and connected devices round-up
The Consumer Electronics Show is always a big deal for HDTVs and the devices that plug into them, and the 2012 edition was no different. With the majority of households already owning an HDTV, manufa...
08:14 pm EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget Google outs new tilt and roll Maps game, promotes Google+
If you weren't in the know on Google Earth's flight simulator easter egg, rest assured that Google's next map-centric game will be entirely public. A new promotional video pimping Google+ Games...
07:47 pm EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Tab get security nod, certified for government agencies
We didn't have much to complain about when it came to Samsung's flagship phone and tablet, so we're glad to see that both the Galaxy S II and Tab 10.1 have managed to jump through the requisite hoop...
07:28 pm EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget Surface 2.0 now shipping, packing PixelSense and Gorilla Glass
Samsung's SUR40 has been a long time coming. The 40-inch next-gen Surface was unveiled at CES 2011, but it's only just now starting to ship, following the 2012 edition of that gadget show. It finally...
07:05 pm EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget ASUS Eee Pad Transformer's ICS update currently awaiting Google's approval
Users of the ASUS Transformer Prime may already be enjoying their hot-off-the-press upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich, but when will its predecessor be so lucky? We've heard that it would be inbound some...
06:39 pm EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget Skype exec confirms that Windows Phone product is 'coming soon'
Who doesn't love a little bit of old fashioned synergy? Speaking to a Microsoft representative in the Microsoft CES booth holding a Microsoft microphone, VP of products for Microsoft-owned Skype, Ric...
06:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget Refresh Roundup: week of January 9, 2012
Your smartphone and / or tablet is just begging to get updated. From time to time, these mobile devices are blessed with maintenance refreshes, bug fixes, custom ROMs and anything in between, and so ...
05:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget Leaving Las Vegas: Team Engadget departs CES 2012
CES 2012. It's over, but it'll leave a lasting impression on us all. And by "lasting," we mean "eternal." It'll also go down as the most attended CES ever, with more exhibitors and more product launc...
04:15 pm EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget CES 2012: audio roundup
Audio-wares may not be on the forefront of many geek's minds during CES, but that doesn't mean you won't find a bevy of sound-pumping gizmos while traversing across the crowded show floor. From giant...
04:15 pm EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget CES 2012: headphone and speaker roundup
Audio-wares may not be on the forefront of many geek's minds during CES, but that doesn't mean you won't find a bevy of sound-pumping gizmos while traversing across the crowded show floor. From giant...
02:57 pm EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget Coby unveils its family of Ice Cream Sandwich slates, we go hands-on (video)
It's hard to tell whether CES 2012 beat out last years show for tablet numbers, but there were plenty of slabs less likely to throttle your wallet in 2012. Coby has leapt onto that very bandwagon, wi...
02:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget CES 2012: interview roundup (video)
The Engadget stage was home to many an interview at this year's CES. Many, many interviews. Given the deluge of guests we hosted in Las Vegas this year, you could be forgiven for not keeping up -- fo...
01:18 pm EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget Intel-powered Windows 8 tablets to struggle for sub-$600 pricing?
Microsoft has a big battle ahead to overcome the overwhelming popularity of the iPad on the tablet computing front, and its Intel-powered slates might be starting at a distinct disadvantage if a Digi...
12:01 pm EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget Samsung Galaxy S II for US Cellular clears FCC, lacks LTE
The Samsung R760 has been tossed around as the likely model number of US Cellular's upcoming Galaxy S II, and it's just cleared one more hurdle: the FCC. While this doesn't guarantee that the carrier...
11:07 am EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget Face and 'effort' controlled iPad game helps you outrun the competition (video)
If you're looking for some exergaming action, but don't have the rhythm -- or lack of self awareness -- for some existing sport game accesories, how about a game controlled by effort? Using your iDev...
08:36 am EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget Sprint remains tepid on Windows Phone at CES, confirms no new WiMAX phones are planned
This may have been a fairly big CES for Windows Phone, but it looks like Microsoft still has a fair bit of convincing to do in order to bring all the carriers fully on board. That includes Sprint, wh...
06:20 am EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget GoBandit WiFi helmet cam hands-on
Extreme sports junkies are no strangers to the vast selection of helmet cams just waiting for them to record their wicked shenanigans, so we were expecting to see nothing drastically new when we stop...
04:37 am EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget Turtle Beach XP400 wireless gaming headset hands-on
Turtle Beach announced a duo of new XBOX 360 and PS3 gaming headsets on day one of CES, and we were able to spend a bit of time with one of them, the XP400, on the show floor. It's Turtle Beach's fl...
03:37 am EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget How would you change the HTC Sensation XL?
Okay, so we said we'd cover HTC's Sensation XL in "a couple of weeks," but since we're on the subject of pocket-bursting phones with the same internals, let's do them back-to-back. The outer shell go...
02:53 am EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget Hands-on with Gracenote's automotive-grade MoodGrid
Garmin has a new head unit (internally dubbed Everest) that's due to arrive in a few OEM vehicles later this year, and aside from an attractive interface, a revamped navigation system and one-shot vo...
01:00 am EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget Inhabitat's Week in Green: Detroit Auto Show, solar plants and hydrophobic nanocoating
Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. This week Inhabitat hit the streets of Detroit to bring yo...
12:14 am EDT - Mon, January 16, 2012
Engadget Android integration for car stereos and rear-view mirrors, hands-on (video)
CES may be over, but we've still a few interesting gems to share from our weeklong trip in Las Vegas. Far off the beaten path of glitzy booths and familiar brand names, we discovered a few companies ...
11:23 pm EDT - Sun, January 15, 2012
Engadget JVC's GY-HMQ10 4K Camcorder hands-on (video)
We felt compelled to get our hands onto JVC's 4K-resolution-shooting camcorder. Unfortunately (but not surprisingly) the company wasn't letting us take footage with the kit, but we were allowed plen...
09:09 pm EDT - Sun, January 15, 2012
Engadget Audi combines HUD with gesture controls, leaves us wanting
Audi is back at CES for the second year in a row, complete with a retina-searing, biggie-sized booth, its next-gen Audi Command interface and a prototype heads-up display that combines three displays...
08:15 pm EDT - Sun, January 15, 2012
Engadget Engadget Podcast 276: CES Finale - 01.14.2012
Not every podcast ends in the boss's Air getting champagne sprayed on it, but we thought you all deserved it for sticking with us through all six days of CES podcasts this here in 2012. Thanks for j...
06:05 pm EDT - Sun, January 15, 2012
Engadget Sun Innovations show off Transplay Animated Laser Display, projects blueish vision of the future (video)
As we continued to explore deeper and deeper into the underbelly of CES, something sparkled in the corner of our jaded eyes as we flitted between rows and rows of anonymous stalls. Already festooned...
04:41 pm EDT - Sun, January 15, 2012
Engadget Mercedes-Benz gesture control concept is DICEy
Ze Germans seem to be obsessed with Minority Report-style interior controls, and Mercedes-Benz has taken it to the next level with a full-scale interior with nary a button or switch to be found.Merce...
03:59 pm EDT - Sun, January 15, 2012
Engadget NuForce CEO teases Air DAC for high quality wireless audio streaming at CES (video)
Nestled deep within the iLounge hall of CES, surrounded by numerous vendors of cheap phone cases and yesterday's news, we stumbled upon a company that didn't quite belong. Known as NuForce, the firm ...
02:44 pm EDT - Sun, January 15, 2012
Engadget Samsung gets tired of neighbors watching its Transparent Smart Window, installs blinds
Sammy's transparent OLED displays may not be the freshest piece of tech at CES, but its still pretty dang awesome. We first saw Samsung's 46-inch 1920 x 1080 digitally augmented window back in March,...
01:21 pm EDT - Sun, January 15, 2012
Engadget Motorola Droid Razr Maxx hands-on (video)
Its showing wasn't as noteworthy as it was last year, but Motorola still at least brought a few new goodies to put on display. The latest major addition to Verizon's Droid Razr family, the Razr Maxx...
12:00 pm EDT - Sun, January 15, 2012
Engadget Retrobit RetroDuo portable and RetroPort hands-on
Inspired, perhaps, by the fruits of Ben Heck's dual-console handheld dreams, Retrobit has retrofit their Retroduo NES / SNES hybrid game console to fit in your hand. The Retroduo Portable, a handheld...
10:19 am EDT - Sun, January 15, 2012
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Note Notepad hands-on at CES: it's like a Note, but analog
What if Samsung made a Galaxy Note, but instead of throwing a dual-core processor, a few megabytes (or gigabytes, whatever) of RAM, and random pieces of silicon between the front and rear covers, it ...
09:10 am EDT - Sun, January 15, 2012
Engadget Kia UVO2 is your Korean big brother, we go hands-on
Kia's first entry into the infotainment realm had a slightly rocky start, but the Korean automaker is back at CES this year with UVO2, its second-generation in-dash telematics and connectivity platf...
06:53 am EDT - Sun, January 15, 2012
Engadget NASA switching its Public Channel and Media Channel to HD
The current NASA HD channel, that your provider may or may not carry, is going away. In its place, both the NASA TV Public Channel and Media Channel will be making the switch to HD on February 17th,...
05:21 am EDT - Sun, January 15, 2012
Engadget ROCCAT Isku keyboard and Kone mouse hands-on (video)
Sure, European gamers have been able to get their hands on ROCCAT's flavor or gaming tools for awhile now, but CES 2012 is finally delivering some of the outfit's German engineered love to the US. Ju...
04:39 am EDT - Sun, January 15, 2012
Engadget White Galaxy Nexus shows itself, plans an arctic vacation
We knew a snowed-out version of Samsung's Galaxy Nexus was on pace for a February release, and while we've still got a few weeks left, it looks as if one or two have slipped through the cracks. The f...
03:28 am EDT - Sun, January 15, 2012
Engadget Ask Engadget: Is there a Roku DVR?
We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from Jaime, trying to escape the tyranny of Win...
03:06 am EDT - Sun, January 15, 2012
Engadget DeLorean DMC-12 EV eyes-on at CES
This isn't the first time that the DMC-12 DeLorean EV has graced Engadget's pages, and we feel certain it won't be the last. However, we know how much you love Doc Brown's ride, and when we saw it o...
01:43 am EDT - Sun, January 15, 2012
Engadget Oregon Scientific's App In Sports watches sync with your phone, grab apps from it
One of the many new products we spotted at Oregon Scientific's CES booth was the App In Sports range of watches. As the name suggests, these wearables can link up to your Android phone (via ANT+...
01:10 am EDT - Sun, January 15, 2012
Engadget Engadget Podcast 275: CES 2012 Day 5 - 01.13.2012
We're almost there. Ride with us on this penultimate CES podcast wave, Engadget surfers, as the sun starts to dip down below the desert skyline. Hosts: Tim Stevens, Brian Heater Guests: Michael Gor...
12:41 am EDT - Sun, January 15, 2012
Engadget TiVo users watch less Live TV than everyone else
If you're a TiVo user it might shock you to learn that the vast majority of TV today is still consumed live in the US. TiVo's latest study shows that its users who have broadband connected DVRs only ...
11:41 pm EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget MakerBot Replicator hands-on (video)
Sure, there's really not much of a DIY presence amongst the shiny new mass produced gadgets that line the halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center during CES, but MakerBot's public appearances at the...
11:27 pm EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget Engadget's gear of CES 2012
We see an enormous number of gadgets each year at CES, and while the veil comes off a handful of notebooks, cameras and smartphones during the show, the gear that really makes the week for Engadget i...
10:01 pm EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget CES 2012: tablet roundup
Couldn't keep up with the 600+ posts we wrote covering CES 2012 in Las Vegas? We're here to help sift the wheat from the chaff, and if you're hoping to see the best of what CES had to offer in ...
08:47 pm EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget QNX finds a home inside a Porsche 911 (video)
Blackberry's QNX division wants to expand its footprint and the next major push is inside your car. To that end, a handful of QNX engineers ripped out the stock (and pretty damned good) Porsche head u...
07:56 pm EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget LightSquared's LTE hopes dashed by federal agency report
When it was first mooted that LightSquared's LTE technology might interfere with GPS equipment, the firm was quick to deny it. Since then, the company has tried to mitigate the issue, but the nine ag...
07:13 pm EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget Samsung to merge Bada with Tizen: the OS party just got a little freaky
While everyone was watching Windows Phone parting the iOS / Android curtains, no one noticed Bada and Tizen making cheeky eyes at each other. It was rumored Samsung might open-source its featurephone...
06:44 pm EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget IBM stores bits on arrays of atoms, shrinks magnetic storage to the scientific limit
IBM's Almaden Research Center is filled with some of the best and brightest minds in the world, and its researchers just released new findings that detail how just how far IBM has come in the realm o...
06:01 pm EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget White House responds to SOPA petition as hearing is delayed, DNS blocking on the outs
It's turned out to be a big weekend for those concerned about the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act. Yesterday came word that a key House hearing originally scheduled for Wednesday will be delaye...
05:13 pm EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget CES 2012: Smartphones round-up
The Superbowl of smartphones? Why, that would be Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month. But that didn't stop the mobile industry's heavy hitters from giving us a taste of the year in wireless...
04:30 pm EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget Altec Lansing Live 5000 WiFi music system makes its debut, plays nice with Android and iOS (ears-on)
During CES, Altec Lansing showed us its latest premium wireless speaker system, the $500 WiFi-equipped Live 5000. If you're thinking "wait, isn't that attractive-looking, teardrop-shaped gizmo just ...
04:07 pm EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget CES 2012: Ultrabook round-up
CES is drawing to a close, and the gadgets released here will define the market for the year. Intel is betting the farm on its Ultrabook concept as its hardware partners continued to push out the fi...
02:51 pm EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget TI's wireless charger for tablets does amazing things with electrons, sticky tape
Either TI has the hots for Arduino in a big way, or its latest wireless charging kit isn't quite ready for mass production. When it does arrive, however, it promises to do away with those cumbersome ...
01:17 pm EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget CES 2012: Automotive round-up
It's always a nice break from ultrabooks, smartphones and massive OLED TVs to catch a glimpse of the new auto tech that will be rolling out in the months to come. This year's focus at CES was infota...
12:26 pm EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget iConnectivity outs iConnectMUSE digital audio mixer for iOSers (video)
Some hot music tech for iDevices already dropped at CES, but the product announcement concerto plays on. The next act? The iConnectMUSE digital audio mixer from iConnectivity, featuring six stereo in...
11:20 am EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget AcceleGlove teaches you sign language: we go hands-in (video)
While we wouldn't say worthy devices at CES are rare, it's always welcome when we're dodging those middling tablets and iPhones cases scattered across Las Vega's premier tech event. Made by the Insti...
08:11 am EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget Nook Tablet bootloader bypassed, Android 4.0 takes its first steps onto the platform
No points for calling this one, but it looks like Android 4.0 is well on its way to the Nook Tablet -- in a decidedly unofficial manner, of course. Just a few days after the tablet's bootloader was ...
04:58 am EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget Matias Tactile One, SlimOne hands-on (video)
We already covered the announcement of the new Matias tactile-keyboards but couldn't resist descending into the show floor in order to get a quick hands-on with the Canadian-made kit. The USB-powere...
03:08 am EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget Engadget HD Podcast 282: CES 2012 - 01.13.2012
As CES comes to a close, we've got the second and final Engadget HD Podcast of the show ready for your listening (and viewing) pleasure. The guys of Ceton Corp were good enough to stop by, and they br...
02:40 am EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget Sony shows off 13-inch VAIO Ultrabook behind glass, we go eyes-on
There seems little doubt that CES 2012 will go down as the year of the Ultrabook, and like clockwork, Sony's getting in on the action, as evidenced by that 13-inch laptop on display behind a plate o...
02:26 am EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget A Red Scarlet-X 4K tour around CES 2012 (video)
For the third CES in a row, our old friend Ted Schilowitz has stopped by to let us drool over Red's latest high-end cameras. And boy, this is one helluva camera we have this time. You may recall th...
02:00 am EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget Wrap-up: Engadget editors sound off on CES 2012
If you've spent any time on this site since Monday, then you know that we've just reached the end of another very successful Consumer Electronics Show, and are packing up to head home (and rest up) u...
01:40 am EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget Engadget Mobile Podcast 121: CES 2012 - 01.12.2012
This was the QVC edition of the Engadget Mobile Podcast, featuring full-on hand modeling by Brad and some really nice close-ups of the new halo devices of CES 2012. A forklift also abducted Myriam. Y...
01:20 am EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget Toshiba Portege M930 prototype hands-on (video)
And the hybrid devices keep on coming. Sitting high on a shelf in Microsoft's booth, hidden among the earthly clamshell laptops, is the Toshiba Portege M930, a prototype whose 13-inch screen slides d...
12:55 am EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget Tesla loses two Model S executives, Elon Musk says it's no big deal
A pair of bigwigs over at electric vehicle maker Tesla have drawn their final checks, with Peter Rawlinson and Nick Sampson calling it quits. The former was the automaker's vice president and chief en...
12:37 am EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget Behind the scenes at CES 2012: getting to a hands-on (video)
Getting to and from an announcement, meeting, or keynote is one of the things we find ourselves doing countless times a day. To truly appreciate just how far we sometimes have to trek to get to the t...
12:30 am EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget The Engadget Video Partycast is live from CES at 08:00PM ET!
Boom! Was that a party or what? Another CES is drawing to a close, and it's time for a good, old fashioned Engadget Partycast. Tim and Brian will be joined by, well, just about everyone, to discuss th...
12:17 am EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget Distro's CES Special Edition Part II is ready for download
The tips of our fingers are numb from typing, we're seeing 55-inch OLEDs in our sleep (when we can get it) and we haven't eaten a green vegetable in over a week, all in the interest of bringing you t...
12:00 am EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with MakerBot
MakerBot has sparked a mini industrial revolution, giving us the DIY tools to fabricate our dreams. MakerBot founder Bre Pettis joins us live at 7:30PM ET.Continue reading Live from the Engadget CES ...
12:00 am EDT - Sat, January 14, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with MakerBot (update: video embedded)
MakerBot has sparked a mini industrial revolution, giving us the DIY tools to fabricate our dreams. MakerBot founder Bre Pettis joins us live at 7:30PM ET.Update: Interview video now embedded.Continu...
11:41 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Haier Brain Wave TV mind-on
We'd all love to be able to control stuff with our minds and seeing as Haier's 58-inch Brain Wave TV was at CES we had to try. To use the mind control, you have to snap a controller on your head whi...
11:38 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Hands-on with new NPR and SYNC Destinations via AppLink
Sadly Ford wouldn't let us rest our rumps in the sexy Evos concept, but we did get a chance to shout some commands at its updated SYNC system and play with a few of the new apps. A rep was kind enoug...
11:15 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with CEA's Gary Shapiro
CEA's Gary Shapiro takes time out of his busy schedule to talk about all this CES business that we've geeking out on all week. Join us live at 6:45PM ET.Continue reading Live from the Engadget CES St...
11:15 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with CEA's Gary Shapiro (update: video embedded)
CEA's Gary Shapiro takes time out of his busy schedule to talk about all this CES business that we've geeking out on all week. Join us live at 6:45PM ET.Update: Interview video now embedded.Continue ...
11:03 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget ITC preliminary ruling says Motorola's Droid series doesn't violate Apple patents
As myriad legal tussles roll on between smartphone manufacturers, Apple's suffered a knock-back by the International Trade Commission. Apple first lodged its complaint against Moto in October 2010, a...
11:02 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Ultrabook or tablet? Compal shows off hybrid reference design (video)
We knew CES would bring a slew of Ultrabooks, but who could have predicted 2012 would be the year of the franken-gadget? So far this week, we've seen Lenovo's IdeaPad Yoga, two hybrids from Gigabyte ...
11:02 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Video game sales drop 21 percent in US as kids remember there's an outdoors
Normally the holidays are good to video game sales. This year, though, not so much. According to NPD game sales in December were down 21 percent over the same time last year, to just $3.99 billion. Ha...
10:36 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget CES 2012 sets all-time records for attendance, exhibitors and claimed floor space
CES 2013 has already been scheduled (it's January 8 - 11, for those curious), and it'll have new records to break once things get going again. A source close to the CEA informed us today that CES 201...
10:34 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Blue (update: video embedded)
Blue's been making some noise, crystal clear noise that is, here at CES with its mobile trio of mics, following up on the fan favorite Yeti line. Blue stops by, live at 3:30PM ET.Update: Interview vi...
10:30 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Mercedes
Smart cars are helping us with more and more nowadays, and we knew it was coming -- KITT was really ahead of the curve. We sit down with Kevin Link, senior VP of marketing for Mercedes and Hughes Tele...
10:24 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Crapgadgets at CES 2012: the best of the worst
For one week at the beginning of each year, we see the gadgets that will help define the industry for the following 12 months. The Las Vegas Convention Center is brimming with innovation and exciteme...
10:19 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Crapgadget CES, round seven: Because everything looks better in fur
This furry case was unfortunately un-priced. But nothing exudes premium more than the combination of faux pomeranian tail and leopard print.Crapgadget CES, round seven: Because everything looks bette...
10:02 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Motorola website points to January 26th launch for Droid RAZR Maxx
Motorola didn't provide a launch date for the Droid RAZR Maxx when it officially announced the consonant-heavy phone at CES earlier this week, but it's now filled in that little detail on its websit...
09:53 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Galaxy Tab 10.1 and 7.0 Plus get bleached, on sojourn in Vietnam
Release a device in black to much furor, and then follow it up a white variant later. That's a game Samsung's been playing all too well lately, and its latest are all-white versions of the Galaxy Tab...
09:46 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget ViewSonic ViewPhone 3 hands-on (video)
No trip to CES 2012 would be complete without spending some up close and personal time with ViewSonic's new phone for the Americas, the ViewPhone 3. Known internationally as the V350 -- which we sco...
09:24 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget iPad 3 rumored to bring faster CPU, higher-resolution display and LTE this March
On one hand, it's just another iPad rumor. On the other, there's an interesting wrinkle here that hasn't been confirmed -- let alone talked about seriously -- in past reports. Bloomberg is reporting ...
09:23 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget KDDI and Kyocera create speaker-free smartphone, we go hands-on (video)
Leave it to the Japanese to blast us away with another sweet smartphone feature we've never seen before. This Kyocera handset, running what appears to be a heavily skinned Android OS, has had its ea...
09:17 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Spotted: Samsung's 17-inch Series 7 Chronos laptop
And then there were three. The first time we saw Samsung's Series 7 Chronos, we knew it was going to be offered in two mainstream sizes -- 14 and 15.6 inches -- but now we know the line's going to in...
09:10 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Toshiba (update: video embedded)
Toshiba's senior product manager swings by to talk about Toshiba's ever growing product line and the future of their brand. Join us live at 3:00PM ET. Correction: The Toshiba Excite X10's correct p...
08:58 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 development tablet hands-on (Video)
We already had the deep-dish on Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 development platform during our on-stage pow-wow with the company's Rob Chandok but we wanted to get some extra time with the device. The MSM...
08:34 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Matias One: hammer out an iPhone masterpiece on the best keyboard of the '90s
Between touch-screens and rubber-backed keyboards, we're getting further away from the tactile, mechanical keyboards we grew up with -- except for gamers, who have embraced mechanical keyboards for th...
08:04 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget WOWee and MicroVision offer 200-inch viewing and 'booming sound' on your mobile
Despite all the product rivalry at CES, a little romance was inevitable -- and not just in the Engadget trailer. WOWee, purveyor of the ONE portable speaker, has paired up with MicroVision and its das...
08:00 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Blue
Blue's been making some noise, crystal clear noise that is, here at CES with its mobile trio of mics, following up on the fan favorite Yeti line. Blue stops by, live at 3:30PM ET.Continue reading Live...
07:53 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Samsung Series 9 monitor and all-in-one eyes-on
After spotting a powered-off Series 9 display at a CES press event earlier this week, we told you we'd revisit it if we could actually show you that 27-inch, 2560 x 1440 panel in all its billion-colo...
07:49 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Engadget rides the Board of Awesomeness, results are... awesome (video)
We showed it to you a few days ago, and now we finally got to ride Chaotic Moon's Board of Awesomeness. For those who missed it the first time around, it's an electric skateboard rigged up with a 36 ...
07:36 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Lumia 900 and 710 commercials hit the web, Nokia fans rejoice
Looking to see more of latest handsets out of Espoo? Good news Nokia peoples, we've got web commercials for the Nokia Lumia 900 and Lumia 710 showcasing the Finnish phones in beautiful, rendered glory...
07:30 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Toshiba
Toshiba's senior product manager Carrie Cowan swings by to talk about Toshiba's ever growing product line and the future of their brand. Join us live at 3:00PM ET.Continue reading Live from the Engadg...
06:48 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Google, LG to team up on 'Google TV Nexus' edition for next release?
So far, while not all of Google's aims to change the phone business with its Nexus brand program there may have been achieved, it has created some admirable devices in cooperation with HTC and Samsun...
06:43 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Skype for Mac Beta update adds revamped call UI, incoming video calls
Skype's Mac Beta software was anointed with another update this morning, adding an "improved" user interface and new voice call support. With version 5.5, users will be able to accept incoming calls w...
06:30 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Chrysler
The US car is hitting its stride again by embracing technological innovations, making for a smoother, safer and more futuristic ride. Joni Christensen, head of marketing at Chrysler joins us at 2:00PM...
06:14 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget I'm Watch brings old Android, new form factor to your wrist (video)
Smartwatches are increasing their presence at this year's CES. Alongside Sony's latest efforts to marry notifications with a dash of apps, Italian company i'm SpA has decided to make the long trip o...
06:00 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with MakerBot
MakerBot has sparked a mini industrial revolution, giving us the DIY tools to fabricate our dreams. MakerBot founder Bre Pettis joins us live at 1:30PM ET.Continue reading Live from the Engadget CES S...
05:53 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget iLuv ArtStation Pro for Samsung Galaxy Tabs hands-on (video)
The options for Samsung Galaxy Tab speaker docks are a bit limited, especially if you're looking to make use of the micro-USB port instead of a Bluetooth connection. Earlier this year, iLuv outted its...
05:42 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Apple wants to be responsible, progress report details changes to worker conditions and environmental practices
Apple had a few issues with its suppliers this year and has published its annual Supplier Responsibility Progress Report today. The company has apparently schooled more than a million "supply chain e...
05:34 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Engadget Podcast 274: CES 2012 Day 4 - 01.12.2012
Another day in the jungle. This one features an editor-in-chief on a motorized jungle-ready skateboard and a revolving cast of some of the jungle's best explorers. We're starting to think we're going ...
05:30 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Romotive
Last year Romotive managed to add more mobile to the mobile experience with their Romo tank bot and RomoRemote app. This year, I'm sure, promises even more in the innovative bot business. We talk robo...
05:30 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Romotive (update: video embedded)
Last year Romotive managed to add more mobile to the mobile experience with their Romo tank bot and RomoRemote app. This year, I'm sure, promises even more in the innovative bot business. We talk rob...
05:15 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget 2013 Dodge Dart digital dash display hands-on (video)
Sure, we've seen digital instrument panels before, but the one outfitted for the upcoming Dodge Dart re-birth caught our eye. Instead of a regular ol' speedometer in the center of the driver sid...
04:58 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Ringtone causes New York Philharmonic mid-performance strike
A classical music fan who thought the rules didn't apply to them wound up in a sticky situation when his iPhone's ringtone blared out during Tuesday's performance of Mahler's Ninth at the Avery Fisher...
04:19 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget SiriusXM Lynx satellite radio receiver hands-on
It's been a few months since we first caught wind of Sirius XM's $250 Lynx satellite radio receiver, and today at CES we finally got to see it in person. It's a solidly-built device that's about the s...
03:47 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Plextor's new external DVD burner works with TVs, no computer required
Plextor's been plenty busy this week, announcing its new M3 Pro SSD and PlexEasy external DVD burner, but the company's not done unveiling new products just yet. Plextor's newest offering is another e...
03:10 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Plantronics Clarity Fortissimo speakerphone hands-on (video)
Music aficionados will recognize the term "fortissimo." It's used to signify belting out the tunes as loud as humanly possible, which is exactly what Clarity is hoping to achieve with its speakerphone...
02:45 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget LG Marquee comes to Boost Mobile on January 23rd for $279
Having raided the smartphone coffers of its parent just a few days ago, today Sprint subsidiary, Boost Mobile, is at it again. Today's plunder comes in the form of the LG Marquee -- the Now Network's ...
02:22 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Nokia Lumia 900 coming to retail on March 18?
Did the "next few months" announcement from the unveiling of the Nokia Lumia 900 leave you wanting? Perhaps a March 18th pronouncement will sate your own personal gadget knowledgebase. That's the date...
01:53 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Samsung to release Galaxy Tab 7.0N in Germany, with new form factor
Samsung has yet to receive a verdict on its lawsuit-circumventing Galaxy Tab 10.1N, but the manufacturer apparently feels pretty confident about its chances. Today, Samsung announced a new, Germany-sp...
01:44 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Roll up, roll up for the magical mystery Arduino tour
If this news isn't as obvious as John Obvious: Professor of Obvious studies at Cambridge University: we love Arduino 'round these parts. Phil and Limor of Adafruit Industries took a tour of the Italia...
01:18 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget AMD strikes CES with brand new APUs and Lightning Bolt
AMD decided to steer clear of the show floor this year, instead choosing to stick to a briefing room upstairs, where they gave us a quick tour of their current offerings as well as a sneak peek at som...
12:57 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Henge Docks for the MacBook Air hands-on (video)
We were a little giddy when Henge Docks announced their desktop resting spot for the MacBook Pro, and perhaps even more so when they unveiled the MacBook Air model earlier this week. We paid the compa...
12:28 pm EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Wi3 Wipnet may solve your connectivity complications at home, for a price
The Moca (Multimedia over Coax Alliance) standards haven't yet solved our home networking problems, but things may be about to change. Wi3 is here at the CES 2012 to exhibit its Wipnet technology, whi...
11:38 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Apple stops selling iPhone 4S in China to protect its staff
Apple says it's suspending iPhone 4S sales in mainland China following the violence we reported earlier, in which angry customers threw eggs at the company's flagship store in Beijing. The crowd had q...
11:10 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget HP's TouchPad running Ice Cream Sandwich? Mmmm, thanks CM9 (video)
Another smote at the hearts of those who failed to reach the fire sale in time: CyanogenMod 9 is bringing some ICS flavor to the TouchPad and it's apparently not far off. The video after the break giv...
10:16 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget CTL refreshes 2go Classmate PC range with new convertible tablet, laptop models
It's been quite a while since we've seen a new Classmate PC from the folks at CTL, but the company's now back at CES with a pair of new models. Those include the 2go Classmate PC NL3 convertible table...
09:18 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Hulu CEO recaps the year 2011: 1.5 million on Hulu Plus, no new owner
2011 has come to an end and somewhat surprisingly, Hulu has not changed owners. Following what has become a quarterly habit, CEO Jason Kilar has taken up his blogging pen to recount the company's succ...
07:54 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Motorola starts rolling out its Xoom project, opens up a big ole box of Ice Cream Sandwich
Motorola's been a bit cagey about its whole "project" for the Motorola Xoom, but it seems its finally time to roll back the curtain to reveal, get this, a big ole pile of Ice Cream Sandwich. The hands...
07:50 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Dish Network to close more Blockbusters than originally anticipated, CEO confirms
Dish Network's curious Blockbuster project appears to be sputtering a bit, now that the company has confirmed that it will shutter more stores than originally anticipated. Speaking to Reuters at CES t...
07:33 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget OnLive Desktop hits the iTunes app store
Not satisfied with iOS? No problem, OnLive has a hefty helping of Windows waiting for you in the iTunes app store. Palo Alto announced the streaming Office app earlier this week, touting it as a no-co...
05:53 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Able Planet reveals BT500 Bluetooth headset, NC1200 noise-cancelling headphones (first look and ears-on)
Looking for your next set of utilitarian headphones with a touch of aural-spice? While we were roaming the halls of CES, Able Planet (known for its hearing-aid-based Linx sound-clarifying technology) ...
05:26 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Kid Icarus: Uprising flies too close to the 3DS, gets bundled with a stand
D'ya know what'd make up for a nineteen-year wait? Well, Project Sora thinks the answer is a plastic peripheral. Yes the long, long awaited Kid Icarus: Uprising looks like it'll be bundled with an off...
04:33 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Texas Instruments (update: video embedded)
If you heard that Engadget would be scoring some one on one time here on stage with TI, you would be right. Texas Instruments has been in the gadget industry longer than most, and we've got a lot of c...
04:17 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Archos 35 home connect hands-on
Though we didn't have the Archos 35 home connect to wake us up personally during CES, we had a chance to get hands-on with the Android-based alarm clock on the floor and it did not disappoint. The Arc...
04:09 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Gigabyte's CES 2012 lineup: tablets, laptops and netvertibles, oh my!
Gigabyte's CES suite is something of an alternate universe. It's a place where Ultrabooks and ICS tablets don't exist, and Windows 7 slates, netvertibles and dockable systems are the norm. On display,...
04:08 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Telus launching Samsung Galaxy Nexus January 13th
Telus does a me too and follows Bell to market with the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Starting tomorrow, January 13th, Telusites can grab Google's newest pure Android dev. set for a cool $159.99 on a 3-year c...
03:58 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Crapgadget CES, round six: 4D Vibestar vibrating lumbar speaker system
Combining two of our favorite things, massages and LOUD noises. Feel the sound... in your lower-back. Gallery: 4D Vibestar vibrating lumbar speaker systemCrapgadget CES, round six: 4D Vibestar vibrati...
03:25 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget The Engadget HD Video Podcast is live from CES at 11:00PM ET!
More live video fun from the Engadget stage in the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center. This time out, Ben Drawbaugh and Richard Lawler will host the Ceton dev team to discuss the Q and Ech...
02:59 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Vuzix augmented reality Smart Glasses prototype hands-on (video)
Remember those wicked holographic augmented reality glasses that DARPA was so hot to build? They're almost here. Hiding out at Vuzix's CES booth we found a functional prototype for its Smart Glasses i...
02:42 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Sports Fans Coalition motivated the FCC to review its NFL blackout rules
Well, well, apparently the Sports Fans Coalition was had some success getting the FCC's attention about the unfairness that is the most popular sports league in the State's blackout policy. Currently,...
02:35 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Sisvel International acquires over 450 Nokia patents, most of which relate to wireless
Remember Sisvel International? You know, that company that linked up with Apple and Siemens in order to engage on a full-on patent assault during CeBIT 2010? It's back, and it's snapping up 47 patent ...
02:20 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Texas Instruments demos first OMAP 5, Android 4.0-based reference design, promises it in laptops next year (video)
Texas Instruments promised us a new helping of OMAP right around a year ago, and sure enough, OMAP 5 processors will be sampling to partners as early as next week. Texas Instruments' Remi El-Ouazzane ...
01:42 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Behind the scenes with live ESPN 3D boxing at CES 2012
ESPN had a presence at this CES like no other we've witnessed from the sports network and the last of the four letter network's big events was Top Rank Boxing live from the show floor. The event drew ...
01:41 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget iPhone 4S launch in China draws large crowds, unnecessary violence and SWAT teams (video)
No Apple product launch is complete without long lines, frustration and utter exhaustion. Unfortunately, the arrival of the iPhone 4S has escalated this reality to a new level in China. We're now read...
01:35 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Synaptics Clearpad 7300 multitouch display hands-on (Video)
Synaptics is touchscreen-interface company that has around 30 customers, but since that list includes the top 15 smartphone makers and the top 15 tablet manufacturers, it does okay for itself. The com...
01:32 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget LightPad G1 bluetooth dock comes with pico projector built in, we go hands-on (video)
You need a bluetooth keyboard, and you wish you had a tablet or at least a phone with a larger screen. Perhaps you need to give presentations or just want to watch movies. What's a person to do? Light...
01:30 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget The Engadget Video Podcast is live from CES at 09:00PM ET!
Another day, another CES podcast live from the Engadget stage in the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center. This time out, Tim and Brian are joined by Jon Fingas of Electronista, to talk abou...
01:09 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget A closer look at AcerCloud (video)
Acer unveiled so much hardware this week that it's easy to forget it also teased a cloud-based storage service. In brief, AcerCloud, allows you to remotely access whatever's on your Acer laptop, even ...
01:04 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Monster and Beats Electronics discontinue partnership, audiophiles rejoice
Color us surprised, but word on the street is that Monster and Beats By Dr. Dre are soon going to be a thing of the past. After years of pumping out fashion-forward, bass and treble pumping headphones...
01:02 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget SlingPlayer for Kindle Fire headed your way (hands-on)
The SlingPlayer for Kindle Fire was hiding amongst its siblings on the CES floor so of course we had to stop by and check it out. It fits right in the family of products, but the first version due to ...
01:00 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Texas Instruments
If you heard that Engadget would be scoring some one on one time here on stage with TI, you would be right. Texas Instruments has been in the gadget industry longer than most, and we've got a lot of c...
12:59 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Motorola Smart Controller now available for $99, drive your Xyboard without holding it (video)
We first caught wind of Motorola's wireless pointing device, the Smart Controller, back in October when we played with a small army of Droid RAZR accessories. Whilst paired with phones, the Bluetooth ...
12:37 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Two Sony MirrorLink car stereos coming in Q2, along with compatible Samsung smartphones (hands-on video)
For everybody whose waited with bated breath for the widespread arrival of MirrorLink, take heed because the smartphone / car stereo integration technology is about to make a significant splash in the...
12:16 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Qualcomm (update: video embedded)
Join us for a discussion with Qualcomm's Rob Chandhok to talk about the chipmaker's role in the mobile and tablet space, beginning at 6:30PM ET.Update: Interview video is now embedded.Continue reading...
12:13 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 hands-on (video)
Porsche Design's executives use BlackBerry religiously, so when the time came for the luxury brand to consider adding smartphones to its portfolio, Research in Motion was a natural -- and perfect -- f...
12:03 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with HTC (updated: video embedded)
Supercharged specs are key, but give us a slick, smooth and satisfying UI to really seal the deal. We chew the fat with Drew Bamford, HTC's director of user experience to delve into the depths of the ...
12:02 am EDT - Fri, January 13, 2012
Engadget Hydromechanical watch concept pumps away the hours for horologists (video)
Vincent Perriard and crew have apparently gone from overseeing the Concord C1 QuantumGravity watch and its fluorescent liquid battery gauge to designing another high end watch that combines mechanical...
11:55 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Red (update: video embedded)
If you've been to the movies lately, you've seen through Red eyes. This is some of the tastiest cinematic tech around -- some people like them so much, they've even been known to name them. Ted Schilo...
11:54 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Acer Aspire S5 hands-on, revisited (now with video)
The last time we reported on the Aspire S5, Acer's sophomore Ultrabook, your favorite reviews editor was throwing elbows to get a first look. The company's press conference here at CES was packed to t...
11:26 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Sony Muteki RDH-GTK33iP shelf system ears-on (video)
In many respects, it could be considered a boombox. But if the Sony Muteki RDH-GTK33iP shelf system can't easily be hoisted above our heads in an attempt to win the heart of the girl we love, we simpl...
11:00 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Qualcomm
Join us for a discussion with Qualcomm's Rob Chandhok to talk about the chipmaker's role in the mobile and tablet space, beginning at 6:30PM ET.Continue reading Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an in...
10:41 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Kogeto unveils Dot panoramic video capture prototypes for Android, GoPro (video)
Earlier this week, Kogeto announced plans to bring its Dot panoramic video recording accessory to Android handsets. Having already launched an iPhone version of the device back in May, Kogeto has a pr...
10:30 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Contour
The ever hungry live-streaming hoards need to be fed with fresh B.A.S.E. jumps, pressure flips, DJ sets and the occasional tech talk spectacular. Contour is ready and willing with all the tools of the...
10:13 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Crapgadget CES, round five: iPad 2 3 case is probably just one third short
What's this, an iPad case that will work with either the iPad 2 or the iPad 3? According to the vendor, that's exactly what it is. Maybe so -- maybe not so.Gallery: iPad 2 / 3 case at CESCrapgadget CE...
10:05 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Target confirms Apple center openings, talk to Geniuses where you buy your socks
Target this week confirmed rumors that it will be adding Apple mini-stores to a handful of its retail locations. A representative for the bullseye store told The New York Times that 25 locations will ...
10:00 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Red
If you've been to the movies lately, you've seen through Red eyes. This is some of the tastiest cinematic tech around -- some people like them so much, they've even been known to name them. Ted Schilo...
09:36 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Panasonic Skype tablet eyes-on
At Panasonic's press event here at CES 2012, the company announced and briefly showed off a device it called a Skype tablet, then promptly whisked it away before we could get our hands on it. Well, we...
09:32 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Google ch...ch...ch...ch...changes the offline Chrome app
Those folks over at Mountain View aren't just obsessing over phones and televisions, it's also added a few more treats for those of us who use the offline email mode in Chrome. Now you can choose if y...
09:25 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Nintendo (udpated: video embedded)
After a long week of CES craziness, we're ready to get our game face on for some serious talk about the business of fun as we meet up with Cindy Gordon, VP of corporate affairs for Nintendo of America...
09:25 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Nintendo (updated: video embedded)
After a long week of CES craziness, we're ready to get our game face on for some serious talk about the business of fun as we meet up with Cindy Gordon, VP of corporate affairs for Nintendo of America...
09:20 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Google's Matias Duarte reveals design standards for Android 4.0 at CES 2012
Looking for a little more consistent UI experience with your Android devices? Google is looking to make that happen as the folks in Mountain View has revealed that the upcoming Ice Cream Sandwich OS w...
09:08 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget The Engadget Podcast CES wrap-up: join us live, in-person!
Sure, we've had fun all week, hustling around Las Vegas to bring you the latest news from CES, but this, truly, is the moment we've all been waiting for. Tim, Brian and a rotating cast of Engadget edi...
09:02 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Cerevo Live Shell with Contour+ hands-on (video)
Contour and Cerevo are teaming up this week at CES to release the Cerevo Live Shell accessory for HD camcorders enabling high-quality automatic upload and streaming to UStream from any HD video source...
08:48 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Acer Iconia Tab A200 hands-on (video)
Here at CES, you'd expect little 'ol Tegra 2 to get lost in the mix amid the Medfield prototypes, Windows 8 samplers and quad-core Tegra 3 devices. Not necessarily -- not if the price is right, anyway...
08:32 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Coda announces cheaper, worse version of bland all-electric sedan
We know what you're thinking: Coda's all-electric sedan is getting another price cut? No plebes, instead of slashing the price, it's opting instead to release a lower-ranged variant of the $39,900 car...
08:25 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Acer Iconia Tab A510 hands-on (video)
The follow-up to last year's Acer Iconia Tab A500 -- aptly named the A510 -- is hanging out in the NVIDIA booth at CES. The 10.1-inch, 1280 x 800 display comes with Android 4.0 on board, alongside a 5...
08:25 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with MIPS Technologies (update: video embedded)
MIPS has been pretty busy as of late, hookin' up a little Android ICS action onto the Ainovo NOVO7 tablet, for the budget-minded slate seekers out there. Amit Rohatgi of MIPS Technologies joins us on ...
08:21 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Ainovo $79 Novo7 Paladin Ice Cream Sandwich tablet hands-on
Nope, that's not a typo -- we just got our hands on a $79 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet. The folks from MIPS popped by the Engadget stage to talk about the budget device. The Ainovo Nova7 Paladin is avail...
08:15 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Atmel (update: video embedded)
Smartphones, tablets and other touchscreen gadgets have been at the center of our tech lives, and things are just starting to get interesting. We welcome Atmel's product marketing manager Sherif Hanna...
08:03 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Verizon's ZTE Jetpack hands-on
Verizon launched two new mobile hotspots at CES, both called Jetpack. We found the ZTE entry -- the Verizon device has all the branding -- and gave it a quick once over. The device itself is quite big...
08:00 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Nintendo
After a long week of CES craziness, we're ready to get our game face on for some serious talk about the business of fun as we meet up with Cindy Gordon, VP of corporate affairs for Nintendo of America...
07:52 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Hanvon C-18 Mirasol e-reader hands-on (video)
Qualcomm unveiled its new C-18 Mirasol e-reader yesterday, and today, we managed to get our hands on it here at CES. Manufactured by Hanvon, this device is officially labeled as an e-reader, though to...
07:48 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget webOS gets OTA update, delivers performance improvements and bug fixes
With so many of us performing funeral dirges in honor of webOS it's easy to forget that the tablet and smartphone platform is still officially supported HP. In fact, just today, the company issued yet...
07:45 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget ZTE T98 ICS tablet hands-on (video)
We'll admit: in addition to playing with tons of cool gadgets, one of the elements that makes CES fun is the challenge of actually finding these gems in the first place. Such was the case with the ZTE...
07:38 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Facebook launches 'listen with friends' feature, lets others shame you for poor taste
While Facebook's Open Graph might have exposed you as a Belieber way back in September, you couldn't chat and stream that questionable musical taste to your friends, Turntable.fm style, until now. Lis...
07:34 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Sony Music Unlimited bringing its own streaming flair to iOS soon
We heard back in December that Sony's fledgling Music Unlimited service would eventually be spreading its wings to cover even more operating systems, and here at CES 2012, we've learned that it's Appl...
07:14 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Amazon's Send to Kindle lets you send stuff to your Kindle
Do you like Amazon Kindles? Do you like PCs? Do you like documents? Would you like to send documents from your Kindle to your PC? Fantastic, because that's totally what you can do with Amazon's new Se...
07:03 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Cricket's ZTE Chorus hands-on
Cricket's latest Muve music service device -- which by the way just became the 2nd most popular music service in the US -- the ZTE Chorus made an appearance at CES so we decided to give it a once over...
07:02 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Hands-on with Dyle Mobile TV, broadcasting live to a handset near you (video)
Dyle couldn't have found a better showcase than CES to exhibit its next gem. It's only been a few days since we first heard that the joint venture between MetroPCS and the Mobile Content Venture would...
06:52 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Qualcomm Halo wireless charging concept eyes-on
Let's run through the fundamentals of wireless charging: floor-mounted electromagnets pump out EM waves to your EV's engine to absorb. This means ripping up the floor to install and precisely driving ...
06:30 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with MIPS Technologies
MIPS has been pretty busy as of late, hookin' up a little Android ICS action onto the Ainovo NOVO7 tablet, for the budget-minded slate seekers out there. Amit Rohatgi of MIPS Technologies joins us on ...
06:28 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Gobandit Live with WiFi offers thrill-seekers quicker sharing, speedier self-indulgence
Two years ago, the Gobandit GPS HD brought an action camcorder to the masses that actively tracked location, speed and altitude. In the same tradition, the Gobandit Live brings an expanded set of feat...
06:00 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Atmel
Smartphones, tablets and other touchscreen gadgets have been at the center of our tech lives, and things are just starting to get interesting. We welcome Atmel's product marketing manager Sherif Hanna...
05:53 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Livio Internet-Radio App available for Pioneer's App Radio, woo
In "bolting the stable door two days after the CES horse has bolted news," in-car radio company Livio just officially announced that you'll be able to get the app on Pioneer's AppRadio 2 car stereo (a...
05:40 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Sprint LG Viper gets full specification leak, doesn't want to hurt Mother Earth
While our early hands-on with the LG Viper revealed a four-inch Nova display and an able 1.2GHz dual-core processor, the full breakdown has made its way to SprintFeed's inbox. Some interesting feature...
05:19 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget WiFi certification fuels speculation of Samsung Galaxy Note successor (updated)
The Samsung Galaxy Note is just now working its way to the States, but a recent certification by the WiFi Alliance is already stoking the flames of its replacement. Known only as the GT-N8000, it's th...
05:07 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with NVIDIA (update: video embedded)
Matt Wuebbling from NVIDIA will be kicking off Wednesday on the Engadget Stage at CES by demoing some of the chipmaker's latest technology. Join us at 12PM ET after the break to follow along.Update: I...
05:00 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Samsung's Smart TV and Blu-ray players will be first to get FiOS TV App
Although not the first to announce, Samsung and Verizon have officially announced that Samsung Smart TVs and Blu-ray players "will be the first consumer electronics manufacturer" to get live HD and vi...
05:00 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with HTC's Drew Bamford
Supercharged specs are key, but give us a slick, smooth and satisfying UI to really seal the deal. We chew the fat with Drew Bamford, HTC's director of user experience to delve into the depths of the ...
04:39 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Crapgadget CES, round four: iBallz is the ultimate, intimate gadget protector
Grab your iPad by the iBallz. It's safer that way. Trust us.Continue reading Crapgadget CES, round four: iBallz is the ultimate, intimate gadget protectorCrapgadget CES, round four: iBallz is the ulti...
04:21 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Verizon's Droid 4 priced up: $249 on a two-year contract
This slider was still lacking its most important spec when we went hands-on, but a carrier document outed over at Droid-life fills in the blank: it lists a "minimum advertised price" of $249 on 24-mon...
04:21 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Verizon's Droid 4 priced up: $249 on a two-year contract (video)
This slider was still lacking its most important spec when we went hands-on, but a carrier document outed over at Droid-life fills in the blank: it lists a "minimum advertised price" of $249 on 24-mon...
03:56 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Leaked screenshots reveal new details on Nokia N9 MeeGo update
New details on the forthcoming MeeGo update for Nokia N9 users have just emerged this morning, courtesy of a batch of leaked screenshots and firmware information. Originally posted by a user on talk.m...
03:50 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget PSA: T-Mobile Nokia Lumia 710 hits stores, $50 on contract
It's been a pretty busy week for Nokia. We now know that AT&T will be getting its own slice of the Lumia pie, and now its T-Mobile branded Lumia 710 has finally touched down on US soil. The middle...
03:36 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget FCC chairman implores Congress to speed up spectrum auctions, does it with a Galaxy Tab 8.9
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski renewed his pleas for more broadband spectrum yesterday, and he chose a rather peculiar platform upon which to do it. In an address here at CES yesterday, Genachowski c...
03:25 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Cut the Rope gets ported to HTML5, gets chronicled on the way
Outlined during Microsoft's CES keynote earlier this week, gaming app Cut The Rope has had its journey to the world of HTML5 published for the masses. Tying together features like CSS3 styling and can...
03:16 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Archos G9 tablets getting Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade next month
Sure we haven't heard a lot from Archos at CES thus far, but the company subtly dropped some good news for customers. According to Android Police, the company narrowed its estimates, letting it be kno...
02:34 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Plextor's PlexEasy backs up your photos, phone and tablet without a computer
It was first announced in Europe just about a month ago, but Pextor's PlexEasy stand-alone DVD burner is finally hitting the market. The drive backs up data to CDs and DVDs directly from a variety of ...
02:26 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Microsoft signs patent agreement with LG, now covers 70 percent of US Android smartphone market
Microsoft's patent-licensing ways continue, going after manufacturers of Android devices with wild abandon and, more often than not, wrangling them into (surely expensive) agreements. Latest to take t...
02:20 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget SpareOne cellphone claims 15-year battery life, we go hands-on (video)
Xpal Power (owners of Energizer and PowerSkin) has leveraged its battery-tech know-how into the SpareOne, a cellphone that can maintain its charge for up to 15 years on just a single AA battery. It's ...
02:20 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget SpareOne cellphone claims 15-year battery life, we go hands-on
Xpal Power (owners of Energizer and PowerSkin) has leveraged its battery-tech know-how into the SpareOne, a cellphone that can maintain its charge for up to 15 years on just a single AA battery. It's ...
01:59 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Verizon to enable global roaming for LG Spectrum and Droid 4
VZW's latest LTE handsets don't make the best travel companions right now. Aside from getting stressed in airports and talking too much on coach trips, they also lack support for global GSM roaming. H...
01:41 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Red Epic-X gets disassembled, photographed by FCC
What do you find when you tear open (read: carefully disassemble) a Red Epic-X? Well, a whole lot of red, as it seems. Wireless Goodness has posted a hearty collection of teardown shots that it acquir...
01:19 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Comcast network upgrade blocks DNS blocking, could make SOPA self-incompatible
Now here's a quirky twist in the ongoing SOPA opera. Comcast has just deployed DNSSEC technology across its entire internet service, which adds an extra layer of security to websites by checking that ...
01:00 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Tobii Gaze UI eyes-on (video)
We know what you're thinking: another CES post about Tobii's eye-tracking Gaze UI? Why yes, yes it is, because this time we were actually the ones behind the driver's seat. We tracked down the company...
12:52 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget France ISP Free builds its own cellular network, offers free service to subscribers
The fact that French ISP Free just began offering its own cellular service is pretty nice, but the realization that it did so by building its very own prepaid network -- rather than simply hopping on ...
12:11 pm EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Tamaggo 360-imager concept hands-on
Why settle for a boring 62-degree view (the field of view of a 35mm lens) when you could be taking in the full 360? Well, we suppose iPhone attachments are needlessly bulky, and throwable camera orbs ...
11:48 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Crapgadget CES, round three: EZ Gas Check draws you into danger
Remember kids -- when you're hovering over copious amounts of leaking gas, that yellow icon means you're basically safe. Maybe.Crapgadget CES, round three: EZ Gas Check draws you into danger originall...
10:37 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Cyborg cockroaches inch closer to reality, blame science
Few things on this planet are more indestructible than the lowly cockroach -- except, of course, a cyborg cockroach. That's what researchers at Case Western Reserve University are looking to create, a...
09:23 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Ice Cream Sandwich to hit Eee Pad Transformer in February, says Asus
Eagerly awaiting that sweet Ice Cream Sandwich update for your original Eee Pad Transformer? Keep waiting. Asus recently told Android Police that the classic Transforming tablet wouldn't be getting it...
08:28 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Lenovo announces brainier Classmate+ PC, heads to top of the class
Kids have been honing their computer smarts on Intel-based Classmate PCs for a few years now, and Lenovo's just sewn its name inside the collar of its second generation of student-friendly lappies. Ba...
06:54 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Samsung NaviBot-S hands-on (video)
If you're looking to control more than you're washer and dryer with your mobile device, Samsung can oblige with a update to its NaviBot line. The latest smart vacuum model, NaviBot-S, can be summoned ...
06:27 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Visa certifies NFC-equipped Android, BlackBerry smartphones for payWave
Despite repeated industry attempts to build a buzz, buzz, buzz around NFC, growth of the promising communication tech has only been stilted by limited, real-world implementation -- not to mention a de...
06:08 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Panasonic Viera touchpad controller prototype hands-on (video)
Looking for a more comfortable web browsing and app using experience on your Panasonic Viera Smart TV? The company is looking to lend a hand with upcoming peripherals like the Viera touchpad prototype...
06:00 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Live from Las Vegas, it's Engadget Distro's CES Special Edition
If you're reading this, you likely know that CES 2012 is in full swing. Since things kicked off this past Sunday, we've posted some 575 different previews, posts and hands-on and sucked down countless...
05:59 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Nikon D4 Ethernet tethered shooting hands-on (video)
After getting our eager mitts on Nikon's long overdue D3 successor, aptly named the D4, we got a second chance to revisit our fat-bodied, photo-taking friend at the company's CES booth. The 16.2MP DSL...
05:32 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget LG Google TV and Magic Remote Qwerty hands-on
While Samsung waits to debut its take on the Google TV platform, LG is already showing off its hardware, including a new remote control. For LG's part, it has decided to blend the QWERTY needs of a Go...
05:15 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Warpia ConnectHD hands-on
Warpia is showing off its latest wireless streamer on the CES showfloor with the ConnectHD, mating your HDTV with your computer for all of your wireless video needs. We had a chance to see for oursel...
05:12 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Apple bucks declining PC shipment trend, according to latest estimates
Apple remains conspicuous by its absence (again) at this year's CES, but preliminary shipment estimates for PCs sold in Q4 2011 show that the company appears to be bucking the generally declining tren...
04:59 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Nokia confirms Lumia 900 doesn't have Pentile display
While we knew the Lumia 900 would have "Clear Black" AMOLED display, what we didn't know was whether it would sport a Pentile Matrix layout (like the Lumia 800). Well, fret no more friends, it's offic...
04:54 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Facebook gets chatty, brings Comments Box plugin to mobile media sites
Chiming in on your favorite posts is about to get a little bit easier, now that Facebook has brought its Comments Box mobile plugin to media websites. Today's announcement comes just about a month aft...
04:49 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Crapgadget CES 2012, round two: Mugtuk's child-scaring hugging iPhone case
Kids love iPhones, which is always a panic when you hand a volatile infant a $650 smartphone. That's why Mugtuk have produced this pleasant way to terrify your children into never wanting to touch you...
04:44 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget MSI GT783 hands-on
A sub-three-pound laptop? Been there, done that -- at least if you're MSI. Three years after bringing netbooks and other cute things to CES, the company is focusing on more robust machines -- so much ...
04:41 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget ViewSonic ViewPad 10e hands-on (video)
You've already seen the ViewPad 10pi and the prototype E70, but we have one more tablet from ViewSonic for your thirsty peepers. Known as the ViewPad 10e, it'll go on sale at the end of the month for ...
04:35 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Myriad's Olivier Bartholot (update: video embedded)
Find out everything you've ever wanted to know about Myriad -- and more -- courtesy of the company's product VP, Olivier Bartholot, who will be joining us on stage at 6PM ET.Update: Interview video is...
04:11 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Google Search app for Android gets revamped with streamlined UI, speedier results
Google rolled out a revamped version of its Search app for pre-ICS versions of Android today, with an emphasis on speed and simplicity. Compatible with Android 2.2, 2.3, or 3-point-anything, this upgr...
04:04 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Sony demos 24- and 46-inch glasses-free 3DTVs, we go eyes-on (video)
Take a quick tour of the showroom floor here at CES and you'll certainly see, 3D days are here again -- at least, where flat panel manufacturers are concerned. And while the industry continues to pump...
03:58 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Verizon FiOS TV app to deliver VOD and live HD to LG TVs
Everybody has to have an app these days and telecom companies like Verizon are no different. Apps on smartphones and tablets, apps on game consoles and even apps on HDTVs or Blu-ray players. The lates...
03:58 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Verizon says (almost) 'all' future phones and tablets will be LTE
In case you hadn't noticed, Verizon is going all in on LTE. And that doesn't just mean investing heavily in its network and snatching up spectrum left and right -- it also means making the 4G tech a "...
03:46 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Samsung Smart Interaction gesture controlled HDTV demo (video)
Samsung revealed some of its 2012 HDTVs would include a built in camera and mic to enable a feature it calls Smart Interaction, which is just a brand name for voice and gesture control. We stopped by ...
03:44 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Toshiba FlashAir wireless LAN SD card hands-on (video)
The first card using the SD association's Wireless LAN standard is Toshiba's FlashAir and we've just spent some time with it here at CES. It's much like existing Eye-Fis insofar that it also crams WiF...
03:38 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Olympus looking to Sony, Panasonic, Samsung and others to solve its money problems?
Olympus has had a rough go of it lately, what with a $1.7 billion accounting scandal that implicated its management on the highest levels and resulted in the company suing its own executives and presi...
03:29 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Mushkin debuts three new SSDs at CES
We love us some speedy NAND Flash here at Engadget, and Mushkin's just unveiled a trio of SSDs full of the stuff packing Sandforce SF-2281 controllers. The Chronos Go offers 560MB/s sequential writes ...
03:14 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget ViewSonic E70 tablet hands-on, seven-inches of Ice Cream Sandwich for $169 in March (video)
When we arrived at the ViewSonic booth, we expected to find only two new tablets of interest. As trade shows often go, the company surprised us with a pre-production model known as the ViewPad E70. Wi...
03:01 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Watch the Engadget Mobile Podcast CES edition, live tonight at 11PM ET!
Nope, it's not a typo, folks: for tonight's CES 2012 podcast we're getting in front of a camera to discuss all of the latest happenings in Las Vegas. And there's a lot to talk about, too, so you won't...
02:53 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Aha Radio in the Subaru BRZ hands-on (video)
Aha Radio announced this week that it'll be an optional extra in 2013 Subaru and Honda autos. Vehicles so equipped will have the ability to listen to thousands of web radio stations and apps -- like S...
02:51 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Samsung shows off integrated TV streaming apps and DirecTV RVU... again
Time Warner, Comcast, DirecTV and Verizon FiOS TV all displayed ways we could enjoy their service without a set-top box tied to our TV during CES 2011. A year later, while tablet apps have launched, o...
02:48 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Hands-off with the Golden-i head-mounted computer
Until now we've only seen the Golden-i shown off as a concept, but now it's actually shipping. The wearable computer (manufactured by Motorola, using technology licensed from Kopin, running software c...
02:39 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Motorola Connected Home Gateway tour (video)
When we first told you about Motorola's Connected Home Gateway, it was little more than a picture of a cool looking router. Thankfully, however, the company has been giving tours of the technology on ...
02:37 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Visualized CES Edition: Behringer's iNuke Boom speaker dock, a 10,000-watt altar for your iPod
No word on whether it goes to eleven.Visualized CES Edition: Behringer's iNuke Boom speaker dock, a 10,000-watt altar for your iPod originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 11 Jan 2012 21:37:00 EDT. P...
02:33 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget VGo telepresence robot gets Verizon LTE, we go eyes-on (video)
The idea of a telepresence robot isn't exactly new in the tech world, considering there's been a few going to school in the place of teenagers for over a year now. But the VGo 'bot -- a chest-high rov...
02:29 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Production begins for Raspberry Pi's $35 Model B Linux computer
Good news for everyone who's hoping to lay down petty (or exorbitant) change for a relatively well-equipped Linux computer: the Raspberry Pi Model B has officially begun production. Unlike the Model A...
02:22 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Samsung GT-N8013 'portable tablet' hits the FCC, reveals few details
No big CES product reveal here -- just the usual line art and test reports found in your average FCC filing. In this case, it's one for the Samsung GT-N8013, an as-yet-unannounced device described as ...
02:13 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Crapgadget CES 2012, round one: Watch your Bag
The Alarm Clock that comes with a bag filled with a rainbow of morphing colors. An Alarm Clock that comes with a bag, filled with a rainbow of morphing col... An... Alarm. Clock. that. comes. with a b...
02:06 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget ViewSonic ViewPad 10pi dual-boot tablet hands-on (video)
The ViewSonic ViewPad 10pi was announced here at CES, and according to the company, it'll be in retail stores later this month. This is a scary proposition. Sadly, our time with the tablet was filled ...
02:02 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget LG AirPlay-enabled speaker dock eyes (and ears)-on
LG wasn't very forthcoming with details when it announced its new AirPlay speaker dock back in November, so here at CES 2012 we decided we'd stop by LG's booth to dig deeper and see it for ourselves. ...
01:50 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Cirque shows off its Glidepoint NFC trackpad built into a laptop, we go hands-on (video)
Each year, CES always seems to circle around a few common themes, and NFC -- Near-Field Communication -- is getting a large chunk of the spotlight this week, and it's not all completely about mobile p...
01:30 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Bang & Olufsen intros B&O Play brand, showcases $800 Beolit 12 portable AirPlay speaker
We've just met Bang & Olufsen here at CES, sitting through a variety of PowerPoint slides and Venn diagrams, but boy was it worth it. The company revealed its lifestyle-focused brand, dubbed B&...
01:30 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget The Engadget Video Podcast is live from CES at 09:00PM ET!
Happy hump day! It's been a crazy week thus far, but there's still plenty to come. Tim and Brian are joined tonight by tech pundit Scott Steinberg for an outside take on the week's industry-shaping ev...
01:26 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Motorola DEFY MINI hands-on (video)
The Motorola DEFY MINI is perhaps Moto's attempt to revisit the success they saw in China with the DEFY. Sure, this handset is inexpensive but it seems to have a lot going for it in the spec departmen...
01:13 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Engadget HD Podcast 281: CES 2012 - 01.11.2011
We're live and in your faces from CES 2012, with our first podcast, including video taken right on the AOL / Engadget stage between North and Central hall. We had plenty to discuss, from Dish's big an...
01:13 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Engadget HD Podcast 281: CES 2012 - 01.11.2012
We're live and in your faces from CES 2012, with our first podcast, including video taken right on the AOL / Engadget stage between North and Central hall. We had plenty to discuss, from Dish's big an...
01:00 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with NVIDIA's Matt Wuebbling
Matt Wuebbling from NVIDIA will be kicking off Wednesday on the Engadget Stage at CES by demoing some of the chipmaker's latest technology. Join us at 12PM ET after the break to follow along.Continue ...
12:58 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Microsoft tops Yahoo in US search results for first time, according to ComScore
It very nearly caught up to Yahoo in the last round of ComScore figures, and Microsoft has now finally done it -- it can officially claim to be the number two search engine in the US. According to the...
12:50 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Dish CEO denies talk of asset sale, commits to nationwide network
A new service trademark, a 67-page FCC application and a recently redefined brand? These are not the marks of a company looking to lend itself to the altar of M&A. After plunking down over a bill...
12:32 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with NXP's Jeff Miles (update: video embedded)
We've got plenty of questions about near-field communications, and who better to talk to than Jeff Miles, a VP at NXP, the company behind the NFC chips in your devices? Follow along at 6:30PM ET, afte...
12:30 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Mercedes-Benz
What are telematics you ask? Get your fill of answers as Tim sits down to discuss this and more with Mercedes-Benz USA's head of marketing, Steve Cannon and the manager of advanced product planning an...
12:18 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Motorola MOTOLUXE hands-on (video)
The Motorola MOTOLUXE -- born the XT615 in China -- was on hand at Moto's booth so we took the opportunity to check it out. While the feature set might not be world beating, or even attempt to come cl...
12:13 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Ford's Paul Mascarenas (update: video embedded)
Not enough car talk yesterday? Good news, Ford's chief technical officer Paul Mascarenas will be stopping by the booth today to talk cars with Tim. Join in at 5PM ET today after the break.Update: Inte...
12:10 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget NVIDIA Windows 8 developer tablet eyes-on
Have you been itchin' for another taste of Windows 8 on a tablet? Well, NVIDIA obliged us with a developer model of a Tegra 3-powered slate. We'd seen a nondescript device with Intel's touch at BUILD ...
12:02 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Lenovo IdeaPad S2 7 with integrated WHDI mirroring hands-on (video)
With inconvenient HDMI cables and half-baked wireless solutions, HD streaming from a tablet or laptop to an HDTV has been clunky, at best. And while WHDI has improved the experience drastically by min...
12:00 am EDT - Thu, January 12, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with RIM (update: video embedded)
We've got lots of questions for RIM's Alec Saunders -- thankfully, he'll be joining us at 3:30PM ET on our Engadget stage. Join along after the break.Update: Vegas traffic has Alec running a few minut...
11:50 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Pantech's Erin Magee (update: video embedded)
Got questions about Pantech's line of mobile devices? Marketing Director Erin Magee's got answers. And demos? Yeah, she's got some of the those too. She'll be joining us today on the Engadget stage at...
11:45 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with OLPC (update: video embedded)
In a show fueled by gadget one-upsmanship, it's nice to see a company actually focused on making a difference in the world. OLPC, the organization that brought the world the ultra-affordable XO laptop...
11:42 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget LG's Gaikai powered cloud gaming service hands-on
Between OnLive's upcoming Google TV integration and LG's recently announced cloud gaming application, the gap between gamer and game is narrowing rapidly. We dropped by LG's CES booth to try out the o...
11:40 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: Windows Phone's Greg Sullivan (update: video embedded)
Got questions about Windows Phone? Microsoft's WP7 senior product manager has answers. Greg Sullivan will be joining us at 1:00PM ET. You too can join us after the jump.Update: Interview video now emb...
11:36 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget A closer look at Origin PC's Phase Change cooling system (and its new gaming laptops too)
Believe it or not, we just spent 45 minutes with two of Origin PC's founders and weren't treated to a gaming demo. Then again, the company isn't here at CES to brag about 3DMark11 scores. Instead, it'...
11:32 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: taking the PlayStation Vita for a spin (update: video embedded)
The next best thing to actually buying a PlayStation Vita? Why, tuning our demo, of course. We'll be joined by Sony executives to discuss the new gaming portable and see exactly what the thing can do....
11:20 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with HP (update: video embedded)
HP will be swinging by our booth at 8PM ET tonight to show of its latest and greatest laptops.Update: Interview video now embedded.Continue reading Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with ...
11:18 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget TOSY and Justin Bieber announce mRobo: we go hands-on, dance-off (video)
Beethoven's Fifth. Michelangelo's Pietà. Plato's Republic. Cornerstones of human civilization, to be sure, but they all pale in comparison to what we saw today at CES: TOSY's new mRobo robot, i...
11:16 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock hands-on (video)
So, Belkin pulled a bit of a switcharoo on us with its Thunderbolt Express Dock. The device we saw back at IDF was very different from what made it out on the CES floor here in Vegas. But you know wha...
11:00 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with NXP's Jeff Miles
We've got plenty of questions about near-field communications, and who better to talk to than Jeff Miles, a VP at NXP, the company behind the NFC chips in your devices? Follow along at 6:30PM ET, afte...
10:47 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Rakuten completes purchase of Kobo
It's been just over two months since Rakuten announced its intention to snatch up all of Kobo's shares for $315 million, following the collapse of the eReading company's primary retail partner -- Bord...
10:45 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Razer Naga Hex Gaming Mouse hands-on (video)
Ready to give your right thumb a workout? We just tested our hand stamina with the recently-outed Razer Naga Hex Gaming Mouse. The programmable, six-button side panel also sports a thumb rest in the c...
10:44 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Nyko Kindle Fire power case, Vita speaker stand hands-on
When you've got a bad case of the short-battery life blues, Nyko, it seems, is almost always around to augment your troubles away. We hoped to drop by the outfit's CES booth to see if it's upcoming Vi...
10:43 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Polaroid plans Spectrum 7-, 8- and 9-inch ICS tablets for 2012 launch
Hey, remember that Polaroid mystery tablet that sneaky tipster spotted on the showfloor? We managed to snag some more details about the slate -- and its brethren -- today. The company will be launchin...
10:30 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Myriad's Olivier Bartholot
Find out everything you've ever wanted to know about Myriad -- and more -- courtesy of the company's product VP, Olivier Bartholot, who will be joining us on stage at 6PM ET.Continue reading Live from...
10:14 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Toshiba 5.1-inch prototype tablet eyes-on
Those 13- and 7.7-inch Toshiba concepts were pretty sweet, but what if you're in the mood something in slightly odder aspect ratio? The company had another prototype, one that we couldn't convince the...
10:10 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Razer Blade spotted at CES 2012, now rocking SSD and functional trackpad (video)
Back in September, we got our hands on the 17-inch gaming behemoth from Razer. There was only one snag: the trackpad wasn't fully functional yet. There were screens in place, but we weren't able to te...
09:47 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Panasonic unveils Infinite Black Ultra Panel plasmas for 2012 (eyes-on)
The leader in plasmas TVs keeps stepping up its game with 16 new 3D models for 2012 and one lonely 2D set. At the top of the line is the VT50 series -- 4 is unlucky in Japan -- featuring the new Infin...
09:31 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget NXP gesture smart card adds another layer of security to NFC data, we go hands-on (video)
With the rapidly expanding proliferation of Near-Field Communication (NFC), concerns about its security and privacy are growing right along with it. There's plenty of worries fluttering about that per...
09:30 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Ford's Paul Mascarenas
Not enough car talk yesterday? Good news, Ford's chief technical officer Paul Mascarenas will be stopping by the booth today to talk cars with Tim. Join in at 5PM ET today after the break.Continue rea...
09:28 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget ioSafe Solo G3 hands-on
After the heavy stench of ozone started to clear, ioSafe officially took the wraps off the Solo G3 -- the latest in its line of fire and waterproof storage solutions. Unlike previous models this one a...
09:15 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Sony Vaio Hybrid and Slate tablet concepts showcase new form factors, flexibile materials (video)
Black, bezeled and rectangular? That's pretty much the go-to design for tablets nowadays. But lately Sony's been straying from the pack and taking a different aesthetic tack, which it recently showcas...
09:11 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Sharp 8K Super Hi-Vision LCD, 4K TV and Freestyle wireless LCD HDTV hands-on
We got a hint of Sharp's plans during its CES 2012 press conference two days ago, but really nothing can prepare you for the sight of the company's 7,680x4,320 resolution 85-inch Super Hi-Vision 8K LC...
09:00 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Watch the Engadget Mobile Podcast CES edition, live tonight at 11PM ET!
Nope, it's not a typo, folks: for tonight's CES 2012 podcast we're getting in front of a camera to discuss all of the latest happenings in Las Vegas. And there's a lot to talk about, too, so you won't...
08:55 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Engadget Podcast 273: CES 2012 Day 3 - 01.11.2012
Although it was the first official day of CES, it was third day in week-long marathon for us. Join us as we hit our trade show stride--live (ok, not exactly live, but close enough) from the Central Ha...
08:54 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Sharp 8K Super Hi-Vision LCD, 4K TV and Freestyle wireless LCD HDTV preview
We got a hint of Sharp's plans during its CES 2012 press conference two days ago, but really nothing can prepare you for the sight of the company's 7,680x4,320 resolution 85-inch Super Hi-Vision 8K LC...
08:40 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget ioSafe gives shocking demo of Thunderbolt Rugged Portable prototype (video)
Every year ioSafe has some absurd demo to show off just how tough its rugged hard drives are. They've already played with fire and peppered a portable model with buckshot. This year the company turned...
08:37 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Polaroid cameras back from the dead (again) after deal with Vivitar-owner Sakar
Polaroid's heart stopped beating a long time ago, but its brand has marched on in a number of zombified licensing agreements and celebrity hook-ups. The latest of those deals, however, might just have...
08:32 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Microsoft's CES 2013 floor space sells in record time
Microsoft may not be so hot on CES these days, but that doesn't mean other companies aren't lined up for prime floor real estate. According to sources over at CNET, Redmond's booth space was sold to D...
08:07 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Fujifilm X-Pro1 interchangeable lens camera preview (video)
The interchangeable lens camera market grew by one this week, following Fujifilm's confirmation of its new X-Pro1. The 16 megapixel APS-C ILC may be in fact be a mirrorless model, but company reps pre...
08:00 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with RIM's Alec Saunders
We've got lots of questions for RIM's Alec Saunders -- thankfully, he'll be joining us at 3:30PM ET on our Engadget stage. Join along after the break.Continue reading Live from the Engadget CES Stage:...
07:39 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Panasonic HDTVs feature Time Warner Cable IPTV app with live streaming channels, DVR access
Time Warner launched the TWCable TV live streaming app for iPad last year (Android streaming coming soon), and now at CES Panasonic is showing off a version for TVs. While it's still streaming TV chan...
07:39 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Panasonic HDTVs show off Time Warner Cable IPTV app with live streaming channels, DVR access
Time Warner launched the TWCable TV live streaming app for iPad last year (Android streaming coming soon), and now at CES Panasonic is showing off a version for TVs. While it's still streaming TV chan...
07:30 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Dell's Brian Pitstick
Dell's executive director, mobile product marketing, Brian Pitstick will be taking to the Engadget stage today at 3PM ET to discuss the company's line of XPS products. Follow along after the break.Con...
07:28 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Microsoft builds TV subscription service, cancels release due to high licensing costs
Still holding out for a subscription based TV service from Microsoft? It might be time to hang those hopes up to dry, according to Reuters, the big M has scrapped its plans for a television service in...
07:26 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget IK Multimedia reveals trio of iRig iOS accessories for mobile podcasting and music making
Its no secret that many musicians use their iPhones and iPads to help them craft their tunes, and go-anywhere podcasting holds great appeal for many others. To serve such folks, IK Multimedia has unve...
07:07 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Shazam launches new Player app, lets you get to know your jams better
Shazam today released its first fully new app since the launch of the familiar self-titled music tagging app. The new, simply-named Shazam Player offers up streaming lyrics, YouTube videos, concert da...
07:05 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Lenovo's IdeaCentre Q180 HTPC hands-on
Lenovo's IdeaCentre Q180 is touted by Lenovo as the world's smallest desktop PC. Coupled with a Blu-ray drive -- literally, using magnets to hold the Q180 to the drive and a USB adapter -- and an N590...
07:00 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Pantech's Erin Magee
Got questions about Pantech's line of mobile devices? Marketing Director Erin Magee's got answers. And demos? Yeah, she's got some of the those too. She'll be joining us today on the Engadget stage at...
06:57 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Plextor announces M3 Pro SSD with 24nm flash and 7mm form factor
Bored by Plextor's safe and steady M3S? Then ponder on its new performance model, the 2.5-inch, SATAIII-sporting M3 Pro. It notches up random read/write speeds by around seven percent to 75,000/69,000...
06:29 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget WikiPad prototype hits CES 2012, does exist
Wikipad's promise of a touchscreen, dual-analog gaming controls and glasses-free display meant we were itching to get our gaming fingers on it. Heck, on paper that's the illegitimate love child of the...
06:29 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget The Engadget Interview: Google TV Product Manager Rishi Chandra at CES 2012 (video)
After launching its initial volley in late 2010, Google TV remained in a holding pattern hardware-wise while waiting for the massive upgrade to Honeycomb that would bring third party apps and an entir...
06:12 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget OnLive Viewer comes to Google TV, full gameplay capability coming soon
If you aren't content streaming video games to your PC, MicroConsole, Android device or iPad, you're about to get another option: Google TV. Following the same slow rollout it used when it launched th...
06:00 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with OLPC
In a show fueled by gadget one-upsmanship, it's nice to see a company actually focused on making a difference in the world. OLPC, the organization that brought the world the ultra-affordable XO laptop...
05:54 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget XtremeMac rolls out three new mobile chargers for iDevice devotees
XtremeMac has just unveiled a troika of new iDevice-friendly chargers: the 3 in 1 USB Mobile Cable, InCharge Boost and InCharge Micro Boost. Announced at CES today, the 3 in 1 cable, as its name sugge...
05:48 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Samsung Optical SMART Hub hands-on (video)
Tucked away in the corner -- and shadowed by dozens of giant TV panels hanging above -- of Samsung's almost frighteningly large booth we found the Samsung Optical SMART Hub. Samsung's hub lets users s...
05:44 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Ben Heck guts an iCade to build iPhone gamepad, salutes CES in the process (video)
While the majority of the tech industry prepares to go all in on this week's CES madness, a certain Mr. Ben Heck's been busying himself with an homage to the Vegas event. In the spirit of consumer ele...
05:41 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget T Mobile CTO: next iPhone chipset 'will support AWS'
T-Mobile's now the lone national player in the US telecom market that hasn't enjoyed the success of the iPhone, and we've heard on several occasions that its top brass isn't oblivious to the effect th...
05:37 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Updated TiVo Netflix, YouTube interfaces and iPad streaming hands-on
Like us, you're probably wondering what's new with TiVo at CES. Typically the company doesn't issue press releases during CES, or even announce new products, but private meetings are held in TiVo's me...
05:30 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: Windows Phone's Greg Sullivan
Got questions about Windows Phone? Microsoft's WP7 senior product manager has answers. Greg Sullivan will be joining us at 1:00PM ET. You too can join us after the jump.Continue reading Live from the ...
05:27 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Apple promises 'education announcement' in New York on January 19th
We'd heard it was coming, and for the second year in a row, Apple has disrupted the natural flow of CES by announcing an event of its own. Granted, this one -- slated to be held January 19th at the Gu...
05:20 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget AT&T Mobility's Ralph de la Vega: shared data still in the pipeline
Back at the D9 conference last summer, Ralph de la Vega announced AT&T's intentions to bring shared data plans to subscribers. At the time, the AT&T Mobility CEO was coy about a specific launc...
05:05 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Huawei MediaPad to get Ice Cream Sandwich this quarter, new colors announced
Huawei was certainly the eager beaver when it announced this last summer that the MediaPad would be one of the very first tablets with Android 3.2 pre-loaded, and we could tell that the Chinese manufa...
05:00 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: taking the PlayStation Vita for a spin
The next best thing to actually buying a PlayStation Vita? Why, tuning our demo, of course. We'll be joined by Sony executives to discuss the new gaming portable and see exactly what the thing can do....
04:48 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Fuzhou Rockchip hypes RK2918 chip for bargain ICS phones and tablets
Could Fuzhou Rockchip's new RK2918 be the the next go-to processor for a budget Android 4.0 experience? We already spotted this fleck of silicon running in the company's PAD prototype (shown above) an...
04:34 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Lumus see-through wearable display hands-on
Lumus was showing off two different types of wearable displays, the development kit -- or DK-32 shown above -- and the PD-18-4 a monocular version using the same technology. Driven by Lumus' patented ...
04:26 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Microsoft and Barnes & Noble agree to eliminate one patent and multiple claims from ITC infringment case
Patent lawsuits start out the same way: company X hurls a slew of infringement allegations at company Y, the court demands that the fat be trimmed, and the case's scope is distilled so that only the s...
04:24 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget IBM maintains top spot in global patent rankings, Canon overtakes Microsoft
IBM has been selling off a sizable number of its patents these past few months, but according to a new research report, the company still ended 2011 with the world's largest artillery. For the 19th st...
04:19 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Adobe Carousel rebranded as Revel, 'additional photography solutions' promised
It's just been a few months since it was announced, but Adobe's Carousel photo service / app has now already seen its first big change. The company announced last night that Adobe Carousel is now know...
04:16 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Hands-on with Mercedes-Benz mBrace2
Mercedes-Benz showed off its next infotainment advancement in the form of mBrace2, a combination of telematics and infotainment, all powered by an embedded 3G modem.If you can make it through the vide...
03:56 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Mad Catz readies latest gaming headset: F.R.E.Q 5 makes you look a bit like one
Pro-gamers need more than just a tasty controller setup. Well, Mad Catz are more than happy to oblige with its Cyborg F.R.E.Q 5 Pro Gaming Headset, which consists of a metal headband and two cans powe...
03:40 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget A spreadsheet based music tracker: get ready to rock your accounts (video)
Art and geekery: two sides of the same coin. A fact wonderfully demonstrated by this spiffy spreadheet-based music sequencer. Live-coder and all-round music hacker Patrick -- aka cappel:nord -- spotte...
03:30 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Griffin's Helo TC Assault chopper lets you act out your Airwolf fantasies on the cat
It's not just a big stetson that Griffin's rocking up with at CES, it's also packing some brand new gear for the warm climes of Nevada. First up is the wonderfully childish update to last summer's Hel...
03:19 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget HDMI standard continues its ascent, new specification expected for second half of 2012
HDMI's doing pretty well, and it doesn't care who knows it. The HDMI forum was launched back in October 2011 and brings together 43 difference electronics, PC and mobile companies. Current project app...
03:00 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget A behind the scenes look at the Engadget CES stage!
Guys, haven't you heard? We've got our own stage at the Las Vegas Convention Center this year, right in the thick of the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show. And all week we'll be delivering live podcasts,...
02:54 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Moneto NFC microSD to bring contactless features to any Android phone
DeviceFidelity and Spring Card Systems have teamed up on a NFC-capable microSD card that will hopefully forgo the need of buying specific mobile handsets for the privilege of contactless payments. The...
02:29 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Hands-on with NVIDIA-powered Audi Connect
Last year Audi announced a partnership with NVIDIA to pack its next generation Audi Connect infotainment system with the chip-maker's Tegra graphics processor. The chipset is part of Audi's new modula...
02:00 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget The Engadget Interview: Nokia CEO Stephen Elop at CES 2012 (video)
We had the opportunity to spend a few minutes with CEO Stephen Elop here are CES 2012 and talk about all things Nokia -- including the freshly minted Lumia 900. The man requires no introduction, so hi...
02:00 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget HomePlug Alliance AV2 specification promises gigabit class networking over electrical wires
It's been a long time coming, but the Homeplug Powerline Alliance is introducing a new class of home networking technology known as AV2, which is meant to better facilitate HD content transmission ove...
01:24 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Warpia unleashes WarpiaTV, wants to be your web service middleman
If Warpia's previous USB to HDMI solutions simply weren't complete enough for you, WarpiaTV might pique your interest. Acting as a middleman between you and the internet, WarpiaTV combines a new Warpi...
01:04 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Mad CatzTritton's Primer gaming headset arriving this week, we go ears-on
With these gamer cans ready to bask in their full Xbox-certified glory in stores this week, we took the chance to hit up Tritton's stand here at CES to try on its Primer. Despite the call-center emplo...
01:00 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Sprint Samsung Galaxy Nexus with LTE hands-on (video)
We were giddy with excitement when Sprint's VP of Product David Owens came onto our stage at CES 2012 and gave us the very first peek at its version of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, one of the Now Network...
12:41 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Siri finds new employment in Crestron's home automation biz (video)
It was with mild curiosity that we witnessed Siri control a thermostat, but thanks to an integrated setup from Carnes Audio Visual -- a custom installer of home automation systems in Little Rock -- we...
12:00 pm EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Line 6 Mobile Keys iDevice MIDI controllers hands-on (Video)
Musical device maker Line 6 has widened its range of music-making peripherals to include these two new MIDI controllers for your iDevice. It's the first (so it says) bus-powered gear that'll draw a te...
11:57 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Corel introduces AfterShot Pro for $99 on Linux, Mac and Windows
The crew in Ottawa is now taking square aim at Aperture, Lightroom and other similarly situated products with its new product called AfterShot Pro. Available for Linux, Macintosh and Windows, the soft...
11:28 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Powerskin's SolarCharge still believes in the sun
Remember when Nokia poo-poohed the idea of solar charging as a viable way to keep a smartphone juiced? It seems that no-one told XPal Power, since its PowerSkin brand has just launched a new photovolt...
10:00 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Bang & Olufsen debuts BeoVision 12-65 plasma TV, BeoLab 12 speakers
Bang & Olufsen's TVs aren't exactly for everyone, but those willing to spare no expense to turn a few heads now have yet another impressive model to consider form the company. It's just announced ...
09:17 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Viewsonic goes cloudy, touchy and 3D with a trio of new displays
New displays? ViewSonic's got 'em. Take, for example, the TD2220, an LED monitor that features two-point touch interaction, two USB ports, a two-watt speaker and a 360-degree swiveling screen. Then th...
08:44 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Boxee's working on bringing Netflix to the UK
Just yesterday, Netflix announced that it was coming to the UK, and today the Queen's subjects who are fans of the movie service got some more good news from from the folks at Boxee. The company start...
07:57 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Aurasma Virtual Browser and virtual world hands-on
Watching Aurasma in action is very impressive, it is tech that looks like magic. Aurasma is software that picks out objects, shapes, symbols -- which are called triggers -- with its Virtual Browser an...
07:50 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Vizio ultrawidescreen, Google TV and Cinema 3D HDTV hands-on
After Vizio gave the world a preview of its PC and tablet plans it also announced plans for new HDTVs and a couple of set-top boxes, so we couldn't resist traveling back over to its Wynn-based lounge ...
07:22 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Update to Google Maps improves battery life, public transit options and more
A new version of Google Maps has hit the Android Market today, which simultaneously brings fresher location tracking within Latitude and better battery life -- two welcome improvements that seem contr...
06:40 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Ubuntu TV eyes-on
It's still just a proof of concept, which is a bit of a disappointment, but Ubuntu TV was here at CES making its public debut. For the moment it's running on an external PC and being controlled by a B...
06:10 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Kickstarter details the year that was: 27k projects, almost $100 million in funding
Just how big a year was 2011 for Kickstarter? Very nearly a $100 million dollar year. That was the total amount of funding pledged on the crowd-sourced site during the year ($99,344,382, specifically)...
05:44 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget With beta trial completed, Time Warner Cable launches HBO Go, Max Go
Well, that didn't take very long. Just four days after launching a beta trial, Time Warner Cable has decided to bring HBO Go and Max Go to its HBO and Cinemax subscribers, fulfilling its promise to la...
05:01 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Origin PC boosts Genesis factory clock to 5.7GHz, reveals new EON gaming laptop design
Origin PC has been spitting out 5.2GHz Genesis desktops for a few months already, but apparently some people wanted more. Thanks to a new 'Phase Change' cooling system that'll be available from late Q...
04:49 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Skype-controlled Mindstorms NXT car: toys over IP?
If you build it, they will come; so the saying goes. And robotics-loving Mindstorms NXT-enthusiast Leon built it. What exactly? Well, a car. But not just any old brick-mobile, one you -- yes you -- at...
04:17 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Samsung is refreshing the Series 5 Chromebook, releasing the Chromebox in Q2
We'll likely never know how many Chromebooks Samsung has sold, but we're guessing it's not a terribly impressive figure. No matter. Sammy is refreshing its first-gen Series 5 with a new model, along w...
04:15 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget ESI 250 deskphone wants to make business smartphones easy (hands-on)
Over at Showstoppers, ESI offered up an Android-based desktop phones hoping to bring the world of Google's OS kicking and screaming onto a business desk near you. The ESI 250 runs on Android Froyo (2....
04:06 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Polaroid SC1630 Android HD smart camera hands-on, is it a cameraphone or a phonecamera?
The camera modules in smartphones continually improve, and these days there are phones like the iPhone 4S and the Nokia N9 who can take snapshots as good -- and sometimes better -- than point-and-shoo...
04:00 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget The Engadget HD Video Podcast is live from CES at 11:00PM ET!
More live video fun from the Engadget stage in the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center. This time out, Ben Drawbaugh and Richard Lawler will be on-hand to discuss the impression of the HD n...
03:58 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Hands-on with Verizon Novatel MiFi 4620L Jetpack (video)
We just got hands-on with one of Verizon's JetPacks, the Novatel MiFi 4620L. At about the same size and thickness as previous endeavors, the quad-band 4G LTE unit boasts a gimmicky OLED display that a...
03:49 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget MMT Monitor2Go hands-on (video)
MMT is back at CES this year, with a revamped version of the Monitor2Go. This time around, the company has bumped up the portable display's screen size to a full 15.6 inches, while expanding its reso...
03:45 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Microvision PicoMagic touch interactive projector eyes-on
We're often resistant to pico-projectors purely because we've been there, you know? That's why this interactive kit from Microvision is so special. We took a quick look at the prototype of the forthco...
03:37 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Moboplay: allegedly the world's smallest 1080p media player... allegedly
At only 60mm by 64mm the Moboplay from HSTi is impressively tiny. Even more impressive is that this diminutive package is able to playback full 1080p video, in a variety of formats, on your TV via HDM...
03:32 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Sony reveals SS-AR2 loudspeaker, wants an invite to your next house party
Sony has been quite busy chatting up new products for 2012 here at CES. One of the new pieces of tech is the SS-AR2 loudspeaker that looks to keep the up the reputation of its elder sibling in the R-S...
03:24 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Amazon, Rovi, Flixster and Samsung highlight UltraViolet's CES press event
The launch of UltraViolet earlier this year was very much the same as we've come to expect from Hollywood. In the case of DVD and Blu-ray, they eventually manage to get it right. Time will tell if Ult...
03:07 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Karotz connects to Facebook and Twitter, waits for Godot (video)
Nabaztag has died many a death, but that quirky rabbit's legacy still lives on in lil' bro Karotz. The desktop-friendly bunny, which just launched in the US today, is what parent company Violet is cal...
02:50 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Feedair Digital Ticker hands-on
Feedair is a USB-powered WiFi enabled digital ticker that will span emails and tweets (or anything else with an RSS Feed) to its old-school dot-matrix display. Controlled with an iOS or Android app, ...
02:48 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget BenQ brings XL2420T and XL2420TX gaming monitors to North America
BenQ's XL2420T and XL2420TX gaming LCDs have been around the block a time or two, but the outfit's taking advantage of this week's Consumer Electronics Show to launch 'em both here in North America. T...
02:43 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Boxee Box Live TV dongle hands-on (video)
Boxee is here at Showstoppers, where they've put the Boxee Box Live TV dongle on full display. Initially announced back in November, this tool pipes coaxial signals through to a user's Boxee Box, allo...
02:23 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget FXI's Cotton Candy gets a taste of Ice Cream Sandwich and Ubuntu, we go hands-on
This petite stick of USB-HDMI actually houses a ARM Corex A9 dual-core processor and is capable of running its own OS. But then, you knew that already, right? So what's new? Well, it's now capable of ...
02:13 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Lenovo IdeaCentre A720 all-in-one hands-on (video)
Lenovo announced the IdeaCentre A720 at CES: an all-in-one touchscreen desktop that transforms into a surface-like device by just pushing the display down. The 27-inch, 10-point multitouch display is ...
02:08 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget SiGNa Chemistry sodium silicide might power your next fuel cell
We've been promised portable fuel cells for years, but tech from SiGNa Chemistry might have a real shot at taking the concept mainstream. Instead of the more commonly used methanol, the outfit serves ...
02:03 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Lenovo K800 Intel Medfield smartphone hands-on (video)
Well it looks like we have a surprise guest at Showstoppers tonight. Lenovo just dropped by with its just-announced K800 -- the first Intel-powered smartphone to see the light of day. The beastly 4.5-...
01:56 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget The Engadget Video Podcast is live from CES at 09:00PM ET!
More live video fun from the Engadget stage in the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center. This time out, Tim and Brian will be joined by PCMag editor-in-chief Dan Costa, who will be on-hand t...
01:44 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Gamechanger iPad combines docking with board games, we go hands-on (video)
Well, is it really a game changer? Depends how you use the term. But this GameChanger remains a clever way of combining the often mundane world of dock charging with a low-fi board game. The device is...
01:44 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Gamechanger iPad accessory combines docking with board games, we go hands-on (video)
Well, is it really a game changer? Depends how you use the term. But this GameChanger remains a clever way of combining the often mundane world of dock charging with a low-fi board game. The device is...
01:35 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Blue Microphones Tiki, Mikey Digital and Spark Digital hands-on
We swung by Blue Microphones' booth at CES to get our hands on its trio of new mics, and while the Mikey Digital and Spark Digital (the former for iPhone and iPad, and the latter for iPad only) looked...
01:30 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget The Engadget Video Podcast is live from CES at 09:00PM ET!
More live video fun from the Engadget stage in the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center. This time out, Tim and Brian will be joined by PCMag editor-in-chief Dan Costa, who will be on-hand t...
01:22 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Plex for Windows Phone 7 client hands-on (video)
We're here at CES Showstoppers and we've just managed to wrangle ourselves a sneaky-peek at the currently-in-development Plex client for Windows Phone 7. Plex is an XMBC spin-off that's quickly becomi...
01:19 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Ectaco jetBook Color e-reader hands-on (video)
E Ink Holdings is here at Showstoppers to show off a slew of new displays, with Ectaco's jetBook Color eReader standing among the most notable. First announced back in December, this device boasts a 9...
01:04 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Motorola and Intel hold hands for multi-year, multi-device partnership, shipments start 2H 2012
Well, look who just showed up at Intel's CES 2012 keynote? Motorola Mobility's own Sanjay Jha just grabbed a bit of the limelight -- long enough to announce a multi-year, multi-device agreement that s...
01:00 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget T-Mobile announces the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G, available 'later this year'
Hot on the heels of the Galaxy S II's success, T-Mobile's getting another Samsung 4G device brewed up. The new smartphone, called the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G, isn't set to be available until later t...
12:52 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Bond 50 Blu-ray box set collects all 22 films in one tidy package
The James Bond series is hitting 50 this year and to celebrate, MGM and 20th Century Fox have joined up to release all 22 flicks in one Blu-ray box set. Bond 50 includes some 130 hours of bonus featur...
12:48 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Intel's first smartphone is Lenovo's K800, coming first to China
Intel's been promising a smartphone of its own for about as long as men have been walking the ground of Earth, but it looks as if its May 2011 claims of "early next year" are finally getting close to ...
12:48 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Intel's first Medfield smartphone is Lenovo's K800, coming first to China Unicom in Q2 with Android 4.0
Intel's been promising a smartphone of its own for about as long as men have been walking the ground of Earth, but it looks as if its May 2011 claims of "early next year" are finally getting close to ...
12:30 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with HP
HP will be swinging by our booth at 8PM ET tonight to show of its latest and greatest laptops.Continue reading Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with HPLive from the Engadget CES Stage: a...
12:29 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Samsung outs compact BD-ES6000 Blu-ray player, less compact ES6500, get down with UltraViolet
We've reached a point where Blu-ray players can't really add a whole lot more functionality. Size, then, is the next frontier, and Samsung's showing another player with a "slightly larger-than-a-disc"...
12:19 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Live from Intel's CES 2012 press event
Intel has already held one epic event filled with sweet, gadget fun at this year's Consumer Electronics Show -- but the party isn't over yet. Now it's time for the company's top dog, Paul Otellini, to...
12:15 am EDT - Wed, January 11, 2012
Engadget Toshiba 13- and 7.7-inch tablet prototypes hands-on (video)
Thought you found out everything you could ever possibly need to know about new Toshiba tablets with the announcement of the Excite X10? Think again, sucka. Toshiba showed off two new prototypes on th...
11:52 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Dish Hopper multi-room DVR in action (video)
The show floor opened, so we headed to the Dish booth to check out the Hopper multi-room DVR in action. Like the images from the press event, the UI looks a lot like the VIP 922 but with a few new scr...
11:46 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 hands-on (video)
Highlighting RIM's presence at CES 2012 is the official unveiling of PlayBook OS 2.0. On track for a February arrival, this release will deliver many features that productivity-minded users have pined...
11:30 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sony's Kaz Hirai: no PlayStation 4 at E3
It looks like you can officially put any hopes of a PlayStation 4 announcement at E3 to rest. In a roundtable with reporters at CES, Sony's Kaz Hirai responded to a question about recent comments attr...
11:10 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget LG Spectrum hands-on (video)
We got our first glimpse of Verizon's latest LTE family member, the LG Spectrum, yesterday at the manufacturer's event. At the time, however, we weren't given an opportunity to get our own smudge mark...
11:03 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget EmporiaCLICK hands-on at CES 2012 (video)
It may not turn the heads of anyone who needs the latest and greatest phone -- let alone most smartphone users -- but Emporia Telecom's not going after that market. Rather, the handset manufacturer is...
11:02 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget EmporiaSOLIDplus at CES 2012 hands-on (video)
Emporia Telecom is looking to come to the Americas this Spring, and it's bringing a rugged beauty with it -- as long as you're not dead set on getting yourself one of them fancy smartphones. If so, ke...
11:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with TransferJet
Deepak Mithani and Mitsumasa Tsutsu will be hitting the stage to show off the wireless transfer technology, TransferJet at 6:30PM ET tonight. Follow along after the jump.Continue reading Live from the...
10:58 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Spotted: the elusive 15-inch Samsung Series 9
Though we got to spend several weeks poking around the redesigned, 13-inch Series 9 laptop, we never did get to handle the new 15-inch version. It's a matter of particular curiosity for us, not just b...
10:52 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Razer's Project Fiona hands-on (video)
Breaking ground in the nearly nonexistent market of hardcore gaming tablet with renders is interesting, but there's nothing quite grasping something tangible. Razer's project Fiona, for example, is so...
10:45 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Toshiba Camileo Air10 hands-on revisited: with sample video
We've already gotten our hands on Toshiba's Camileo Air10, but there was one crucial ingredient missing from our initial impressions -- an actual glimpse at how clips recorded with the device turned o...
10:44 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Samsung reveals 15- and 17-inch Series 5 laptops to arrive during back-to-school season
Is it ever too early to trot out back-to-school laptops? Not if you're Samsung. Here at CES, hidden among the company's razor-thin Series 9 laptops and bright yellow gaming rig we found two mid-range ...
10:44 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Samsung reveals 15- and 17-inch Series 5 laptops to arrive during 'back-to-school season'
Is it ever too early to trot out back-to-school laptops? Not if you're Samsung. Here at CES, hidden among the company's razor-thin Series 9 laptops and bright yellow gaming rig we found two mid-range ...
10:26 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Panasonic Live @ CES 2012 (video)
As part of our ongoing CES 2012 coverage we're stopping by the Panasonic booth to chat with Cali Lewis and John Burchette. Senior HD Editor Richard Lawler will be on the stream in just a few minutes, ...
10:14 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget PayWizard offers more ways to pay for content on Samsung smart TVs
PayWizard's "multi-screen" TV payment platform has been available for some time in the UK, but the company's now taking advantage of CES to attempt a big push into the US market. That multi-screen bit...
10:05 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget JVC's 4K camcorder begins making throat-cutting motions towards the RED Scarlet
We've been lusting after the commercial version of JVC's 4K camcorder for longer than we'd care to admit. It's powered by a Falconbird LSI chip, toting a 10 x optical zoom and a 0.5-inch 8-megapixel C...
10:03 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Kodak's stock price exploded after restructuring announcement
It's only January 10th and Kodak's already having a terrible year: six days ago the beloved photography company was preparing for Chapter 11, but today its stock price leapt by 45 percent (and countin...
09:54 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Kodak files new ITC lawsuits against Apple and HTC
Kodak and Apple might already be embroiled in an existing brouhaha, but that's not stopping the company from going on the offensive with two new suits. Filed in the Western District of New York, the c...
09:46 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sony's SmartTags and Smart Wireless Headset Pro hands-on
Sony's SmartTags were present at CES though locked down so we missed the chance to see them at work -- though, the concept is very straightforward. The tags use NFC to switch your handset's profile: p...
09:44 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Samsung brings its Series 7 Gamer to the US, we go hands-on (video)
We're going to get this out of the way up front: Samsung is showing off a lot of laptops this week at CES. Given how of the moment Ultrabooks are, we can see why Sammy would choose to highlight its Se...
09:44 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Samsung bringing its Series 7 Gamer to the US, we go hands-on (video)
We're going to get this out of the way up front: Samsung is showing off a lot of laptops this week at CES. Given how of the moment Ultrabooks are, we can see why Sammy would choose to highlight its Se...
09:38 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Dell's XPS 13 Ultrabook: IT-friendly, 128GB SSD and backlit keyboard standard, arrives in February for $999
You didn't think Dell was going to sit out the Ultrabook fad, did you? We'll never know exactly what the hold-up was, but whatever the company's excuse it finally has something to compete with the lik...
09:28 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Samsung AllShare and AllShare Play with the Galaxy Note hands-on (video)
Away from home and need to pull Transformers 3 off of your PC? Samsung will oblige with its AllShare content system. The tech pulls video, music and pics from your connected computer(s) to your Galaxy...
09:25 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget TomTom powering Samsung Wave 3 Bada Maps
The ink is drying on the agreement 'twixt Samsung and TomTom for the latter's maps and location content will appear on the Wave 3 Bada smartphone. Owners of the device will get access to TomTom's glob...
09:24 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget AT&T PlayStation Vita 3G hands-on, races PlayStation 3 on WipeOut (video)
We bought, we played, we reviewed. Now the officially official AT&T-connected Vita is nearing that February release date. We couldn't help but have another play, and you may be glad to hear that i...
09:15 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Soul Electronics' intros Party in a Box wireless speaker system, Ludacris' new way to keep your festivies bumping
Can we get a "hey-oh" from all the party people in the CES-house? Soul Electronics (rapper Ludacris' line of audio products) has today unveiled its first non-headphone device, dubbed Party in a Box. T...
09:15 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Soul Electronics' intros Party in a Box wireless speaker system, Ludacris' new way to keep your festivities bumping
Can we get a "hey-oh" from all the party people in the CES-house? Soul Electronics (rapper Ludacris' line of audio products) has today unveiled its first non-headphone device, dubbed Party in a Box. T...
08:50 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Intel demos Lenovo-made Medfield tablet running Ice Cream Sandwich (eyes-on)
Intel's smartphone reference design wasn't the only Medfield-based device on display here at CES. Wandering around Chipzilla's sprawling demo area, we also spotted an unnamed, 10-inch tablet made by L...
08:48 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Samsung SmartHome WiFi Washer and Dryer hands-on (video)
We've all needed to keep the laundry going while we're out and about. Samsung is looking to help with that and let us in on their plans at yesterday's presser. The WF457 washer and dryer set houses an...
08:46 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sony SmartWatch hands-on (video)
Alongside Sony's pair of new Xperia handsets, the company's taken the chance to offer up some new smart accessories to augment their Android phones. Here's the SmartWatch. The spiritual successor to L...
08:36 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Netflix: Warner Bros. movies now available after 56 day delay
Warner Bros. must have thought that CES was a good week to bury bad news, but unfortunately most people pay attention when you pull a move like this. Netflix has confirmed the rumor that if you wanna ...
08:33 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sprint's Galaxy Nexus shown on Engadget's CES stage by David Owens!
Sprint's VP of Product David Owens helped kick off our first CES with our own stage inside the Las Vegas Convention Center, and honestly, we couldn't have asked for a better way to start. After all, t...
08:30 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Samsung's VP marketing, Ryan Bidan
Samsung's VP of marketing hops on by our CES stage for a conversation with senior mobile editor, Myriam Joire. It's a go, live at 4:00pm ET.Continue reading Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interv...
08:30 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Turtle Beach expands its wireless headset lineup, intros XP400 with adjustable surround sound, stereo XP300
If you'll recall, along with its pre-CES unveiling of new gaming and lifestyle headsets, Turtle Beach promised a bigger "surprise announcement" for day one of the show here in Vegas. Well, it's just s...
08:25 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget ViewSonic unleashes ViewPad 10pi, 10e and ViewPhone 3 at CES
It wasn't enough for ViewSonic to bring just one tablet to CES 2012, the company had two ten-inchers in tow as well, though, neither the 10pi or 10e sport the lust-worthy Ice Cream Sandwich. The 10pi ...
08:25 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Samsung 55-inch Super OLED TV eyes-on (video)
After our introduction yesterday, we've been itching to get a closer look at Samsung's 55-inch Super OLED television. While this isn't a final production model, it's still pretty darn amazing to behol...
08:22 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Intel demos Medfield-based smartphone reference design at CES (video)
There we go! Head past all the months-old Ultrabooks in Intel's CES booth, and you'll stumble across something less pedestrian: a reference smartphone, based on the chipmaker's Medfield platform. How ...
08:20 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Gracenote Entourage: the ACR TV platform has a name!
Remember Gracenote's plans for an Automatic Content Recognition system for TV? (think: Shazam to help you work out which The Mentalist episode is on). Now it's got a name: Gracenote Entourage. It'll r...
08:10 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Project Fiona raises the stakes for gaming tablets, packs Ivy Bridge, Windows 8 and integrated controllers
We weren't exactly looking for the "Switchblade of CES 2012," but Razer's latest concept, nicknamed "Project Fiona," may take the title anyway. This concept gaming tablet flanks a 10.1-inch multitouch...
08:01 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Ceton previews multi-room DVR and Echo extender (hands-on)
The company that has single handedly spurred the golden age of CableCARD has found a new way to deliver its technology to consumers with a 6 tuner multi-room DVR with a 2TB hard drive, codenamed Q, an...
08:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget TuneIn Radio comes to Ford SYNC AppLink, brings 50,000 radio stations with it
Unhappy with the radio selection in your auto? If you're rocking a Ford equipped with SYNC AppLink and a smartphone, that selection is about to get a whopping 50,000 bigger thanks to TuneIn Radio. An ...
08:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Sony Ericsson
Sony Ericsson's product marketing manager Stephen Sneeden joins us to discuss the future of the brand and hopefully give us the lowdown on all the spicy new mobile goodness headed our way soon. Head p...
07:54 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Imagination Technologies unveils G6200 and G6400, first two GPUs based on PowerVR Series6
First announced in February of last year, Imagination Technologies has officially announced the licensing availability of its first two GPUs based on the Series6 platform. The PowerVR G6200 and G6400 ...
07:50 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Samsung eyes Nokia's cellphone throne, seems pretty confident about it
Nokia has enjoyed a healthy 14-year reign as the world's top cellphone manufacturer, but Samsung thinks that run will come to an end this year. Speaking to reporters at CES last night, Samsung CEO Cho...
07:47 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Polaroid announces Android-powered SC1630 Smart Camera, slated for release this year
Here's something we weren't expecting to see at CES today: Polaroid has just announced a new camera... powered by Android. The company's new, 16-megapixel SC1630 Smart Camera features a 3x optical zoo...
07:40 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Amazon launches touch-friendly, web-based Kindle store for iPads
After being forced to give up its in-app purchasing feature, Amazon has finally brought a finger-friendly Kindle store back to the iPad. The company launched a web-based shop designed with touchscreen...
07:30 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Ford
Ford takes the stage with Tim and Autoblog's Damon Lavrinc, to discuss the role of technology in the future of the auto industry. Meet us here live at 3:00pm ET.Continue reading Live from the Engadget...
07:20 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Mercedes-Benz intros mbrace2 at CES, brings apps to the car
Here at Mercedes-Benz's CES keynote (it's first), the creator of the automobile just unveiled the successor to its telematics system: mbrace2. This second generation builds upon last year's release, f...
07:19 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Leader International does Android 4.0 on the cheap with Impresion 10A, 7A tablets
It might still be a little early to name the big trend of CES 2012, but it's already clear that there's one thing we'll be seeing plenty of: inexpensive Android tablets. Little known Leader Internatio...
07:05 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Gaikai partners with LG to power Smart TV gaming service
Sure, OnLive's got some mean video game (and desktop) streaming chops, but to use it you'll need a computer, MicroConsole or at the very least, a tablet. Need something simpler? An LG Smart TV might d...
07:02 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget SteelSeries drops a bag of CES goodies: two headsets, three mice and one mobile controller
It's CES time folks, and that means that companies are unveiling new products by the bundle, and gaming accessory maker SteelSeries is no different. First up is the Ion wireless gaming controller that...
07:01 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Universal celebrates 100 years of movies, finally brings classics like Jaws and E.T. to Blu-ray
Blu-ray fans waiting to see classic flicks like E.T. and Jaws on the format can rejoice, as Universal has officially announced they will be released this year as a part of its centennial celebration. ...
07:01 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Tamaggo 360-imager teams up with your PC or phone to take 360-degree panoramic pictures
There's a lot of ways to capture panoramic photos, from phone attachments for iPhone and Android to throwable camera orbs, and now there's the Tamaggo 360-imager. It's a small, 7 ounce, 14-megapixel c...
07:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Motorola's Melissa Gardner
Motorola's consumer experience VP pops by our booth in the Las Vegas Convention Center to discuss the state of the handset maker with our senior mobile editor, Myriam Joire. We're live at 2:30PM ET.Up...
07:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget iTwin announces Multi functionality, wants to host USB filesharing collabs
If you jumped on the iTwin bandwagon, you're about to get even more functionality from your filesharing USB. The company has announced Multi, a free upgrade that will allow users to share files stored...
06:56 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Reveling in darkness, iBuyPower unveils Erebus GT at CES
Fresh for the crowds of gadget worshipers in Las Vegas is the Erebus GT from iBuyPower. While in all reality, it's just another box of gaming glory, this one is named for the Greek god of darkness. Bu...
06:49 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Viewsonic unveils ViewPad e70 tablet, offers Ice Cream Sandwich for $170
Viewsonic has welcomed another member to the ViewPad family, with the ViewPad e70 -- a seven-inch Android slate that comes drenched in Ice Cream Sandwich. Announced at CES today, the e70 is powered by...
06:41 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget TI promises 33 percent drop in power consumption with new Bluetooth system-on-chip
Bluetooth may enable a whole host of different wireless possibilities, but that often comes at the expense of one important factor: battery life. Texas Instruments is hoping to make that slightly less...
06:37 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Engadget Podcast 272: CES 2012 Day 2 - 01.10.2012
It's all really finally happening--or, at least, it's even closer to all really finally happening on this, the second day of Engadget's CES 2012 podcasting marathon. Today's episode finds the Podcaste...
06:35 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Intel inks licensing agreement with Plessey Semiconductors, gets into the sensor game
Intel signed a licensing agreement with Plessey Semiconductors today, giving it access to the UK chipmaker's array of sensors. Founded in 1957, Plessey produces cell phone radios, motion sensors and a...
06:30 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget ViewSonic EXOdesk announced, puts Surface on notice
Turns out those rumblings of a ViewSonic-branded version of the EXOdesk were spot on. The company is here with a 32-inch table-sized tablet in tow. The 10-point multitouch desk running the HTML5 EXOPC...
06:30 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Sprint's David Owens
Sprint's VP of product, David Owens swings by the Engadget Stage to talk about the state of the carrier. Join us live at 2:00pm ET. Continue reading Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with...
06:27 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Verizon brings The Daily, Slacker Radio apps to Android tablets
Verizon has just announced a slate of new partnerships at CES today, bringing The Daily, Slacker Radio and a host of other apps to select Android tablets. With today's announcement, Samsung Galaxy Tab...
06:26 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sprint confirms its Galaxy Nexus will be of the 32GB variety
If you were worried after getting your first glimpse of the Sprint Galaxy Nexus yesterday that the official specs listed is as packing only 16GB of storage, you can breathe a sigh of relief. Sprint ha...
06:21 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget NPR delivers on-demand news for Ford SYNC AppLink (video)
When traditional FM waves aren't enough to quench your thirst for news, NPR's new Ford SYNC AppLink products might just become your favorite watering hole. Now, current event junkies of the proper veh...
06:15 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Verizon teams with In Motion Technology, transforms whips into rolling 4G LTE hotspots
Looking to get a bit more 4G LTE access in your Maybach than what your Galaxy Nexus affords you? The wait may soon be over as Verizon and In Motion Technology have announced the first wireless mobile ...
06:03 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Samsung 2012 SmartTVs will access DirecTV without a set top box, minimalists rejoice
Samsung's new range of super-thin, super-powerful Smart TVs got another big fillip at CES: the company's teamed up with DirecTV to offer its service without the use of a set top box. Hook up your TV t...
06:02 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Roku brings streaming devices to UK, Ireland, available for pre-order now
Roku is about to bring a pair of streaming devices to the UK and Ireland, with the launch of the Roku LT and Roku 2 XS. With today's announcement, users across the pond will be able to stream some 40 ...
06:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget The Echo Nest teams with Twitter to integrate tweets into music apps
The Echo Nest, better known as the creature behind the Spotify Radio curtain, is teaming up with Twitter for a pilot program to integrate tweets into music apps of all ages and descriptions. The compa...
06:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Qualcomm's Bill Davidson
Join us for a discussion with Bill Davidson, Qualcomm's SVP of marketing. We'll be discussing the chipmaker's role in the mobile and tablet space beginning at 1:30PM ET.Continue reading Live from the ...
06:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Wolfson ready Digital Silence noise-cancelling headphones for Spring 2012
Noise cancellation maestros Wolfson Microelectronics have announced a pair of buds, designed for mobile phones. The Digital Silence DS-421D is fitted with microphones in each earbud and promises to la...
06:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Alpine's INE-Z928HD in-car DVD receiver goes 8-inches in a double-DIN
Alpine's just unleashed its stash of CES paraphernalia, and it's the INE-Z928HD that's taking the lead. It's an in-car DVD navigation device, christened as the first in the category to offer an 8-inch...
06:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sennheiser unveils $1k HD 700 reference headphones, HD 25-based Amperior for mobile audiophiles
Here at CES, Sennheiser's just unveiled its latest duo of headphones set to please audiophiles at home and on the go. First up is the company's HD 700, which at a glance, appears to be a suave hybrid ...
05:55 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Qualcomm shows off new Hanvon Mirasol e-reader, juggles video and text
Alongside the wireless goodness, and new Snapdragons, Qualcomm's pulled out a new Mirasol e-reader. Manufactured by Hanvon, we're promised that 90 percent of content will be in color, and perhaps more...
05:39 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Elop: Lumia 800 hitting Microsoft retail stores in February
Nokia CEO Stephen Elop just came on stage at the CES keynote and announced that the unlocked Nokia Lumia 800 would be available in Microsoft retail stores sometime in February. We'd heard that it was ...
05:31 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Qualcomm's sounding off about powerline networking for 2012
Qualcomm's taking to the stage at CES to unveil a new chip designed to make power-line communications less of a last-resort for people in lead-lined houses. The Qualcomm Atheros QCA6410 is a single ch...
05:30 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Qualcomm Atheros unveils its first WiFi display technology, wants to share
Qualcomm's taken to the stage at CES and it's got some WiFi-connected displays to show the hungry tech journo crowd. Throwing in peer-to-peer connectivity, devices will be able to transmit screen imag...
05:30 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Qualcomm shows off Windows 8 running on an LTE-equipped Snapdragon
AT&T was getting all hot and heavy over LTE-equipped Windows 8 tablets at its developers summit and an afternoon session about a Qualcomm powered model had certainly piqued our interest. What wasn...
05:30 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Engadget's official CES kickoff, live at 1:00PM ET!
We're getting this party kicked off in style. Join us live from the Engadget Stage in the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Brian, Michael and Richard L. will be discussing the show to c...
05:20 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Super Pixel Bros. blocky Mario game gets renamed, hits the iPhone
Remember that super square game of Super Mario Bros. we told you about last year? Well, it looks like it's finally made it to the next level, landing on the iPhone -- albeit with a slightly less infri...
05:20 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Qualcomm rolls out Snapdragon S4 MPQ8064 processor for smart TVs, digital media adapters
Qualcomm has just taken the stage here at CES, where they've announced a new Snapdragon processor for smart TVs and set-top boxes. The company's Snapdragon S4 MPQ8064 features a 1.5GHz quad-core CPU, ...
05:13 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget HBO Go adding 5.1 surround sound with help of Dolby Digital Plus
Your love of discrete surround sound holding you back from enjoying the fruits of the modern streaming? No longer. HBO has licensed Dolby Digital Plus for HBO Go which will enable HDTVs, Blu-ray playe...
05:03 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Telus announces Samsung Galaxy Note launch, LTE in Q1
Well here's some pretty fab news: the Samsung Galaxy Note is en route to Canada and that network will boast LTE sometime this quarter. The LTE launch alone gives us tingles up our spines, but coupled ...
04:58 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Razer Naga Hex Gaming Mouse asks your single thumb to do sextuple duty
It's time to whip that lazy right thumb into shape, to end its freeloading ways and make sure it's fully maximized. The Razer Naga Hex is the way to go. Think of it as a somewhat simplified version of...
04:45 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Showtime Anytime now available to Verizon FiOS TV customers (hands-on)
Adding to Verizon FiOS TV's impressive lineup of streaming services bundled with its premium TV service, Showtime Anytime can now be access by FiOS TV subscribers. This deal also ensures subscribers w...
04:40 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Verbatim's Store 'n Go Plus thumbdrives get rugged, sport a one-piece suit
Still carry around thumb drives? No worries, we do too from time to time. If you're in the market for a new compact, portable storage device, Verbatim has just revealed their Store 'n' Go Plus. With c...
04:36 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Comcast releases AnyPlay iPad app for in-home live TV streaming, Xoom support 'coming soon'
Comcast was "close" back in September, but it looks as if today's the day. The pay-TV provider is enabling Xfinity TV customers to peek their favorite dramas and drama queens on the iPad, with any cha...
04:36 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Comcast lights up AnyPlay for in-home live TV iPad streaming, Xoom support 'coming soon'
Comcast was "close" back in September, but it looks as if today's the day. The pay-TV provider is enabling Xfinity TV customers to peek their favorite dramas and drama queens on the iPad, with any cha...
04:24 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Iogear launches the Wireless Multi-Touch Pad, does what you probably think it does
Hey, it's the Wireless Multi-Touch Pad from Iogear, a multitouch wireless touchpad for the PC. The 2.4GHz peripheral lets you control your computer up to 33 feet, using single and two-finger touch ges...
04:13 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget WikiPad ties up glasses-free 3D with games controls, all in a happy Android ICS package
We're not lacking for tablets to check out when CES opens -- for real -- later today. And here's another one that we're intrigued to see whether it makes it past the point of vaporware. The features s...
04:11 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Intel takes heat for 'misleading' Ultrabook demo at CES (video)
Intel's reinvigorated Ultrabook campaign got off to a bit of a rocky start at CES yesterday, during a demo at its press conference. It all began when Intel's Mooley Eden took the stage to demonstrate ...
04:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Henge Docks announces docking stations for MacBook Air, tidies up your desk layout
We were thrilled when Henge Docks unveiled their docking solution for the MacBook fam. Now, those of us you've adopted the thinner sibling can snatch up the same vertical desktop peripheral, as the co...
03:47 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget JVC's 2012 Everio 1080p camcorder lineup gains WiFi, enables geotagging and remote control via smartphone
JVC's 2012 Everio lineup was just launched, containing seven new models with 1080p recording based on the AVCHD format. There's also a UXP mode with a 24Mbps sampling rate, an HDMI output and a built-...
03:25 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Seagate crams Verizon 4G LTE into a battery-powered portable HDD; Thunderbolt GoFlex Adapter launches
So, here's the good news -- Seagate has managed to convince Verizon Wireless to stuff a 4G LTE module into a portable hard drive as part of its newly-launched Innovation Program. The bad news? Heaven ...
03:19 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Roku Streaming Stick hands-on
The device that put MHL on the map for most every non-smartphone user was live and in person at CES, and just as you might have surmised from the renders, the Roku Streaming Stick looks like a little ...
03:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Ford Sync clears the four million mark, aims to double that within three years
Ford's Sync in-car connectivity system enjoyed quite a prosperous little 2011. Last January, installations of the service topped the three million mark. Now, almost exactly a year later, Sync has come...
02:58 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Orange Tahiti launches today in UK, seven inches of Huawei hardware
Orange has decided to branch out from its branded handset range with a Huawei-made tablet. Running Honeycomb on a 1.2 GHz dual-core Qualcomm processor, it appears to be the equivalent of the T-Mobile ...
02:56 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Parrot reveals Starck-designed Zik Bluetooth touch-activated headset, Zikmu Solo wireless tower speaker (hands-on)
Parrot's AR.Drone 2.0 may have been one of the more joy-inducing wares we've seen here at CES, but that was yesterday. Today, we dare to say that that one of two audio devices just unveiled (and desig...
02:40 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Contour teams up with Cerevo for live broadcasting POV cameras
Contour is planning to bring the thrills of POV camera footing to live-streaming fans everywhere. Undercutting the live setups of professional broadcasters. The setup involves connecting the mini-HDMI...
02:30 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Google brings search to Your World, complete with results close to your heart
As Google presses forward with its social network initiative, it only makes sense that company famed for comprehensive search results would naturally bring Google+ along for the ride. That day is...
02:23 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sony Ericsson keeps busy before the break-up, intros Xperia NX and Xperia acro HD for Japan
While we've been bamboozled by both a Sony and Sony Ericsson-branded Xperia S, the soon-to-be-divorced company still has a few handsets left to belt out of its once happy home. Alongside its new HD fl...
02:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Audyssey makes equalization easier with Tuning System, sneaks inside of Toshiba TVs
Audyssey, a company usually preoccupied with something related to audio, is announcing two snippets of news here at the 2012 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show. First off, the outfit's unveiling...
02:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Nyko drags Yo Gabba Gabba to CES, unveils PS Vita, Kindle Fire accessories
Nyko may be hitting Sin City's premier electronics trade show with a Yo Gabba Gabba! alarm clock in tow, but the outfit's PS Vita and Kindle Fire accessories are just a hair more enticing. First up is...
02:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Fisher Price and Spatial View bring View-Master into the 21st century
It might not be quite as satisfying as pulling down that orange arm and watching as the one three-dimensional image is replaced with another slightly washed-out pic with rounded corners, but Fisher Pr...
02:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Recon Instruments touts SDK for GPS-enabled ski goggles, polar heart rate monitor compatibility in tow
Like clockwork, Recon Instruments is choosing CES once again to launch its next functionality improvement for those futuristic GPS-enabled ski goggles that we first saw in 2010. This year's revelation...
02:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Innergie PocketCell can power over 10,000 USB devices, just not at the same time
Between your tablet, phone, GPS and whatever else, keeping powered up on the move is a challenge for us all. Innergie wants to crush that problem with its PocketCell battery pack. Yep, it's a power ce...
01:41 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Vizio tops accessories off with two Google TV-powered players
It turns out Vizio's plans for Android don't stop at just tablets and TVs, as it's list of accessories being announced for 2012 are two Google TV powered set-top boxes. The VAP430 Stream player picks ...
01:30 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Targus collabs with iDevices to create iNotebook, transcribes your scribbles for $150
What happens when a computer accessory manufacturer and a Bluetooth-savvy app developer team up? iNotebook, that's what. Targus has been working with iDevices to create the aforementioned writing reco...
01:20 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Transformer Prime gets a fresh serving of Ice Cream Sandwich, we go hands-on
Like many of you, we couldn't wait to serve our Transformer Prime Google's latest dessert, so we took a brief respite from the CES grind to enjoy our upgraded (and suddenly dated) tablet. Yes, our Pri...
01:15 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sony Ericsson reveals SmartWatch and other Xperia goodies for Android accessorizing
The man in the phone shop says you're gonna need some accessories to go with that brand new smartphone and he has some fresh stock to choose from. Sony Ericsson's SmartTags use NFC to flip your handse...
01:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Vizio's CES 2012 HDTV lineup includes 3D, Google TV and ultrawidescreen... again
After lighting things up with new PCs and a 10-inch tablet, Vizio is returning to its roots by unveiling a series of new HDTVs during CES, along with a few old ones. Among its more conventional sets, ...
01:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Toshiba's to release four new Blu-ray players in 2012
We'll never get over how odd it seems that Toshiba makes Blu-ray players, but nonetheless they do and have four new ones for 2012. By the looks of them, they all fit the new Aero family design, featur...
01:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Clarity reveals Fortissimo speakerphone for folks with mobility issues
It's not often that speakerphones grace Engadget's pages, but Plantronics' Clarity division has created a new such device tailored to the needs of folks with mobility issues and difficulties using the...
01:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget BlueStacks brings App Player, 400,000 Android apps to Windows 8 (video)
Back in October, BlueStacks unveiled an alpha version of its App Player, bringing a slew of Android apps to Windows PCs, tablets and desktops. Today, the company expanded its reach with a new, Windows...
01:00 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Rocstor outs Amphibious hard drive, keeps top-secret docs safe from wandering peepers
If you're a fan of keeping all of those precious work files locked down tight on your portable storage device, Rocstor has a rugged new option for you. The company has announced the launch of Amphibio...
12:42 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sky to introduce 'augmented' TV viewing with zeebox companion app
A good week so far for British TV fans, especially those who want a little more interactivity than simply mashing a red button. The UK's satellite behemoth has announced a partnership with zeebox to c...
12:10 pm EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget OnStar unveils second generation Research Vehicle with Verizon (video)
At last year's CES, OnStar and Verizon made a pact, unveiling their dream to bring 4G LTE connectivity to the vehicles of tomorrow. The duo's gotten a little closer to reality this year with the unvei...
11:34 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Intel mounting 'biggest advertising campaign since 2003' for Ultrabooks
Intel's betting the farm on Ultrabook PCs with its biggest-budget advertising campaign since 2003. April will see the start of a massive advertising campaign designed to convey the benefits of thin an...
11:00 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget D-Link's PowerLine router: coming very soon for $169.99
Remember D-Link's Amplifi router technology that's designed to cover every inch of your home in wireless internet goodness? Well, the company's opening the box on another unit to add to the party: The...
11:00 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget D-Link's sub-$50 cloud router brings media streaming to impoverished street urchins
Streaming your media from your mansion's fine and all, but for those of us without a super-car and a butler, those cloud-based routers can be a little out of reach. Fortunately, D-Link's ensuring no-o...
11:00 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget D-Link's new Cloud Camera lets you live out your Real World fantasies
D-Link's really spoiling us with the sheer number of announcements it's been pushing out at this year's CES. The Cloud Camera 5000 is a 720p internet-connected surveillance camera with a motorized pan...
11:00 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget D-Link's All In One Mobile Companion is gonna lighten the load of your checked baggage
D-Link's introducing a travel router for all of the roaming smartphone and tablet users here at CES. The All-In-One Mobile Companion (DIR-505) is a wall-socket no larger than a mouse that's a Wireless...
11:00 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget D-Link's supporting 802.11ac for speedy (wireless) gonzales
With the crushing inevitability of a rude email from the IRS, D-Link is announcing it'll be supporting the blossoming 802.11ac WiFi standard. It'll include the technology in all its forthcoming gear, ...
10:40 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Tizen OS exposed, apparently running on an unknown Samsung 'I9500'
An outfit called Realnorth, which claims to be frustrated by the lack of openness around the Tizen OS, has gotten its hands on the SDK and released some screenshots to prove it. If legit, they reveal ...
09:47 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Simple.tv DVR placeshifter frees free TV from the constraints of location, time
One of the many innovative products we checked out tonight was this ViXS XCode 4210 powered Simple.TV box, which tunes into free, unencrypted channels (even in HD) via cable or antenna. Where it start...
09:21 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Microvision's PicoMagic apps bring touch interactive, 3D mobile displays to your pico projector
Microvision unveiled a slew of new tools for pico projector enthusiasts today, with its new PicoMagic platform. Fueled by the company's PicoP Gen 2 HD laser display engine, PicoMagic offers a host of ...
09:10 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sony racks up over 6.5 million in PlayStation sales over holiday season
Looks like Sony is reaping the benefits of strong holiday sales for its range of consoles coming under the PlayStation umbrella. After introducing the PS Vita early in December, the company managed to...
08:24 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Flixter comes to Viera Connect, gives Panasonic fans more movie access
Flixster's nothing new; it's been available for iOS and Android for more than a minute, but earlier today Panasonic announced that it's bringing the movie app to its Viera Connect platform. In additio...
08:14 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Microsoft moves 18 million Kinect sensors, leaves behind a lot of lonely couch cushions
Here's a fun little tidbit from tonight's Seacrest-heavy Microsoft Keynote: turns out that Redmond has moved 18 million Kinect sensors in just over a year, according to the Steve Ballmer's numbers. Th...
08:01 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Nokia's CES 2012 keynote now online: watch Elop emote and Ballmer bombast
Couldn't get enough of our Nokia liveblog? Well, thanks to YouTube, now you can pretend to be there, and imagine the heady atmosphere hundreds of increasingly fatigued tech journalists see how Nokia's...
08:01 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Line 6 throws more MIDI love at iDevices, intros Mobile Keys keyboard controllers
Line 6 hasn't been a stranger to uniting musician's iDevices and MIDI controllers with its MIDI-Mobilizers, but now it's unleashing a duo of keyboard-style controllers of its own here at CES. Its Mobi...
07:34 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Wikitude now augmenting reality on Windows Phone
Ever wonder what your reality could be like with a bit of augmentation? If you're on one of just about any mobile platform known to man (even Bada) you've been able to get one of the best augmented re...
07:03 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Samsung's WiFi-enabled cameras hands-on
While scouring Samsung's booth at CES's Digital Experience for that glorious 55-inch OLED set this evening, we came across a table full of new WiFi-enabled cameras and a camcorder. The logic behind th...
06:59 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Eyes-on with Energizer's LED lighting solutions and USB chargers at CES 2012
Energizer doesn't get much coverage here at Engadget, primarily because those AA cells you see at the Walgreens checkout counter haven't changed much throughout the years. Every now and then, however,...
06:52 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Corning Gorilla Glass 2 hands-on (video)
Corning's got some new Gorilla Glass on display here at CES, and it's really, really durable. How durable? Durable enough to stonewall our best attempts to crack it. And we lift weights. We got the ch...
06:50 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Latronix xPrintserver mobile printing system hands-on (video)
It's been nearly a month since Latronix announced its xPrintserver mobile printing solution and today, we finally got to see it in the flesh, here at CES. With this little white box, users can wireles...
06:43 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Magellan Switch, Switch Up GPS watch hands-on (video)
It's hard not to think about personal health when you're at the Garden of Eden that is CES -- which is why we were especially keen to get our hands on Magellan's new Switch and Switch Up GPS watches. ...
06:31 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sensics head-tracking 3D Smart goggles hands-on (video)
When we first caught wind of Sensic's head-tracking 3D Smart goggles a few days ago, we couldn't help but think of it as a Sony HMZ-T1 on Android-flavored steroids. We've just spent some time with the...
06:06 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Analogix Slim Port technology lets you connect your phone to your TV via its microUSB port
Sometimes, the simplest ideas are the best ones, and Analogix Slim Port technology certainly qualifies as both. It's a cabling solution that allows you to mirror what's on your phone or tablet's scree...
05:13 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Samsung Series 7 HDTV hands-on
Of the two monitors Samsung announced last week, the Series 7 was decidedly the middle-of-the road number. But that's not saying much, seeing as how its big brother, the Series 9, is Sammy's first con...
05:13 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Samsung Series 7 HDTV monitor hands-on
Of the two monitors Samsung announced last week, the Series 7 was decidedly the middle-of-the road number. But that's not saying much, seeing as how its big brother, the Series 9, is Sammy's first con...
05:11 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Garmin nvi 3590LMT hands-on (video)
Garmin trotted out its latest line of nüvi navigation devices at CES this morning, including the 3590LMT. This ultra-thin device was on display at Pepcom this evening, sporting sleek curves and a...
05:10 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Xerox Mobile Scanner hands-on
Xerox and consumer aren't necessarily words that get thrown together a lot, but the company's Mobile Scanner could actually find a home with some -- provided they're willing part with $250. It's reaso...
05:09 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Mirasol 5.7-inch eReader hands-on, courtesy of Kyobo and Shanda Bambook
The 5.7-inch Mirasol display is hardly a fresh item these days, but the final product carrying such a unique panel is still young. In fact, it's only become available from Kyobo in South Korea fairly ...
05:01 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget ViaSat confirms exede residential 12Mbps satellite broadband: January 16th, starts at $50 per month
It ain't anything we hadn't heard already, but those hoping to toss their existing HughesNet service into the nearest (rural) lake can take comfort in knowing that a newer, faster alternative is comin...
05:01 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Gemini drops two new FirstMix USB DJ controllers, helps you get your foot in the club
Gemini unveiled the original FirstMix last year and now it's just introduced two more models for the beginner DJ. The FirstMix I/O looks little more than a revision of the original, with some minor ae...
05:01 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget ViaSat 12Mbps 'exede' broadband gets official date and data bundles, eyes up you rural types
Still fancy some of that 12Mbps satellite broadband ViaSat announced last week? Well, the service finally got a name: Exede. Also, that suggested January 16th date for consumer roll-out has been confi...
05:01 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Karotz hits the US, has a lot of catching up to do on Twitter, Facebook
After a rather graphic trip to the FCC, we suspected that Nabaztag's more pronounceable, if largely aesthetically identical successor Karotz was slated for arrival here in the US any day now. The time...
05:00 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Nuance launches Dragon Go! for Android, available today for free
As if its acquisition of Swype wasn't enough indication, Nuance has been working on its goal of dominating the Android speech recognition market, one step at a time. Today the company's pressing forwa...
04:59 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Ooma's new HD2 VoIP handset unveiled at CES
VoIP company Ooma's releasing a revamped handset for its offerings that's attempting to bring some interesting new features to the least loved of your domestic appliances: your home phone. You'll reco...
04:50 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Fisher Price Kid Tough Portable DVR hands-on (video)
We're here at Pepcom Digital Experience where Fisher Price has just unveiled a slick piece of tech for the toddler and up set: the Kid Tough Portable DVR. Indeed, the unit looks and feel as though it ...
04:47 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget MetroPCS LG Connect 4G hands-on (video)
MetroPCS has had LTE longer than any other carrier in the US, and it's still rolling. At this year's Pepcom Digital Experience, the regional service provider had a couple new devices, one of which bei...
04:39 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget ASUS scooping out Ice Cream Sandwich to Transformer Prime now!
Have you been waiting -- nay -- yearning for a paper-wrapped serving of Ice Cream Sandwich for your Transformer Prime? Now is the time. ASUS has started rolling out the update to proud (though possibl...
04:39 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget iHealth's 2012 lineup revealed at CES
iHealth produce body monitoring devices that help you stay in tip-top condition and is building out a line of devices for this year that will arrive just as soon as it's gotten past the hurdle of FDA ...
04:36 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget 3M MP410 and MP220 Mobile Projectors hands-on
3M has just unveiled a pair of new mobile projectors here at CES: the Mobile Projector MP410 and MP220. Both devices are notably small and compact: the MP410 measures just four inches in width and len...
04:30 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Olympus sues its own president, executives over accounting scandal
Remember that super crazy Olympus accounting scandal we told you about a couple of weeks back? Yeah, well, it just got super crazier. The camera maker is suing its own president, Shuichi Takayama and ...
04:30 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget The Engadget Video Podcast is live from CES at 12:00AM ET!
That's right, kids. It's that time again. We're here in the belly of the beast, broadcasting from the Engadget Stage in the Grand Lobby at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Tim and Brian will be joined...
04:28 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Fulton Innovation powers phones in your handbag, shows off inductive charging support for tablets (video)
Fulton Innovation has a knack for coming out with the latest -- ahem -- innovations in the rapidly-expanding world of inductive charging, and this year the crew showed up at Pepcom Digital Experience ...
04:19 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget EXOdesk hands-on
You've seen it shown off in poorly lit YouTube clips, now see in a poorly lit hands-on video from our favorite tech blog. The fine folks at ExoPC invited us up to their suite at the Trump hotel (which...
04:17 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Toshiba announces Camileo Air10, its first WiFi camcorder, and the Z100 3D
Ever since the Flip went bye-bye all has been mostly quiet on the pocket camcorder front, but today we seem to be hitting the jackpot when it comes to new budget cams. First Sony unveiled the Bloggie ...
04:16 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget GoPro Wi-Fi BacPac and Remote Control Kit hands-on (video)
We're certainly not going to say no to more functionality for GoPro's rugged camera units. Here at CES's Digital Experience, we've got to get a glimpse at both the WiFi BacPac and Remote Control Kit. ...
04:15 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget MetroPCS' Samsung Galaxy Attain 4G hands-on
Samsung launched a bevy of sets today, including the Samsung Galaxy Attain 4G which brings more LTE speed and, let's face it, pure cellular magic to the waves of MetroPCS. The device itself is quite s...
04:11 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Victorinox's 1TB USB eSATA II drive fingers-on
We're still trying to come to terms with just how fantastic it would be to keep a Victorinox 1TB drive on a keyring. Think about that potential for data storage -- and horrendous heart-wrenching sadne...
04:05 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Amped Wireless' new super-range WiFi gear unveiled at CES
Amped Wireless is a bit of a cult favorite here at Engadget, we love its super-high distance outdoor WiFi gear that has a range of up to 1.5 miles. It's unveiling four new devices for early 2012 that ...
04:00 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Belkin WeMo Home Control Switch and Motion Sensor: hands-on (video)
Belkin announced a pair of new WeMo home automation devices ahead of CES yesterday, and at today's Pepcom event, we managed to get a little experience with them for ourselves. First up is the succinct...
03:51 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Fitbit's Aria WiFi scale tracks weight, BMI and body fat percentage (hands-on)
We might never know the untold number of people who bought Withings' WiFi scale for tweeting their daily weigh-ins, but it must have been an impressive enough figure, as Fitbit just announced somethin...
03:46 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Canon ELPH 520 HS camera: hands-on (video)
We just stopped by Canon's booth here at Pepcom, where we got the chance to get a brief hands-on experience with the company's new ELPH 520 HS point-and-shoot camera. Announced this week at CES, the 1...
03:42 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Motorola Droid 4 hands-on
Fresh out of Motorola's oven is this Verizon Droid 4. Well, when we say "fresh"... anyway. From our brief hands-on just now, there wasn't anything too surprising with the software and performance from...
03:42 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget We go hands-on with MasterImage 3D glasses-free smartphone and tablet displays
When MasterImage 3D announced two new displays for smartphones and tablets, you knew a hands-on would be inevitable. Based on the company's patented cell matrix parallax barrier, each display promises...
03:42 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget MasterImage 3D glasses-free smartphone and tablet displays hands-on
When MasterImage 3D announced two new displays for smartphones and tablets, you knew a hands-on would be inevitable. Based on the company's patented cell matrix parallax barrier, each display promises...
03:41 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Microsoft Kinect coming to Windows on February 1st, up for pre-order now!
Straight out of the horse's mouth: Kinect is oh-ficially coming to Windows starting on February 1st! We've seen Microsoft's PrimeSense-sourced motion sensing system used for just about everything outs...
03:35 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Microsoft bringing Comcast Xfinity TV to Xbox 360, nails down News Corp. partnership
Microsoft told us not to expect a heck of a lot of news from its 2012 CES keynote, but it just took the wraps off of a couple of content partnerships. For one, we're told that Comcast's Xfinity TV wil...
03:26 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Nokia confirms Canadian plans: Lumia 800 exclusive to Telus, Lumia 710 exclusive to Rogers
There's still no word on Canadian availability for the new Lumia 900, but Nokia isn't about to ignore the country altogether. It confirmed today that the Lumia 710 will be available on Rogers in Febru...
03:20 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Dell has an Ultrabook on the way... tomorrow!
Microsoft Windows and Windows Live Division CFO Tami Reller just ended her spiel during Microsoft's CES 2012 keynote by dropping this bombshell: Dell's got an Ultrabook on the way, and it'll be shown ...
03:07 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget ESPN 3D BCS Championship demo eyes-on
It seems like it's been forever since we last saw college football in 3D at CES and oh my has the technology come a long way. ESPN partnered up with RealD, Marchon, and Christie Digital to present the...
03:01 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Aha Radio partners with Subaru and Honda, brings social media to 2013 vehicles
At last year's CES, Aha Radio brought its hyper-connected social media ways to two high-end Pioneer head units. This year, however, the service is about to make a bigger splash by announcing it'll be ...
03:00 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Intuit GoPayment's got a brand new card reader for its trip to Canada
Intuit GoPayment is kicking off 2012 in style with a new free card reader and the beginning of a plan for global domination: first starting in Canada. The swipe card reader will sit atop any iDevice f...
03:00 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Olympus unveils a cavalcade of point and shoot cameras and a PEN lens at CES
Another CES, another avalanche of camera announcements tumbling down from Olympus. Surprising? Not really, but who are we to argue with tradition? The outfit's latest in point-and-shoot technology kic...
03:00 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget SanDisk unveils 'world's fastest' 128GB SDXC card and new iNAND Ultra embeddable flash storage
There's no time better to announce new storage cards than at CES -- there's just so many new toys to plug them into. SanDisk's new SDXC card is available in both 64GB and 128GB sizes, with the latter ...
03:00 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Intuit GoPayment's got a brand new card reader for its trip to Canada (Update: hands-on pictures!)
Intuit GoPayment is kicking off 2012 in style with a new free card reader and the beginning of a plan for global domination: first starting in Canada. The swipe card reader will sit atop any iDevice f...
02:50 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sony Xperia Arc S hands-on
We had the feeling that the Sony Xperia Arc S might rear its lovely little head at tonight's press conference in the Las Vegas Convention Center -- and indeed this pretty little slab was announced amo...
02:50 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sony Xperia S hands-on
We had the feeling that the Sony Xperia S might rear its lovely little head at tonight's press conference in the Las Vegas Convention Center -- and indeed this pretty little slab was announced amongst...
02:43 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget AT&T Nokia Lumia 900 Hands-on at CES 2012 (video)
The Nokia Lumia 900 is still fresh in our mind from this afternoon's announcement, and fortunately it didn't take long for us to get our hands on the new LTE-laden device. The newest phone in the Lumi...
02:23 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Live from Microsoft's CES 2012 keynote with Steve Ballmer!
Are you ready for the end of an era? Microsoft has said this will be its last keynote at CES and you know what that means: Steve Ballmer will be pulling out all the stops to really knock our socks off...
02:00 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Yahoo! Connected TV setups draw web, TV closer in 2012 with mobile apps, IntoNow
While Google moves and Apple rumors have attracted most internet TV hype, Yahoo has been busy moving units, racking up 8 million widget TVs in the market and over a million active users every month. T...
02:00 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget OCZ goes SSD crazy at CES, leaves no port unplugged
OCZ came rolling into CES this year with a pile of SSDs in tow. Most are pretty firmly aimed at the enterprise market but, what's impressive, is how the company has made sure to cover practically ever...
01:53 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget A whole new slate of audio electronics from Sony in 2012
Sony didn't hold back its engineers this year when it came to iterating on its extensive lineup of audio products for 2012. The new STR-DH820 AV receiver features five HDMI inputs that'll pass 3D and ...
01:43 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sony fights the OLED future with new 'Crystal LED' prototype
While LG and Samsung trumpet their OLED prototypes, Sony has apparently moved on from the tech, choosing to highlight a new 55-inch Crystal LED prototype at CES 2012. Its display relies on "ultrafine"...
01:43 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sony fights the OLED future with new 'Crystal LED' prototype (Update: Hands-on!)
While LG and Samsung trumpet their OLED prototypes, Sony has apparently moved on from the tech, choosing to highlight a new 55-inch Crystal LED prototype at CES 2012. Its display relies on "ultrafine"...
01:39 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Hands-on with Panasonic's 10-inch Toughpad tablet
Well, Panasonic's presser here at CES just ended, and we just got done getting handsy with the company's Toughpad tablet. As we reported back in November when it was first announced, it's a 10-inch An...
01:39 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Finally: Sony's Walkman Z is coming to the US
We've been waiting for this device to arrive since August last year and finally, Sony's Walkman Z range of Android-running PMPs is arriving on these shores. Gingerbread runs the show on these devices ...
01:37 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sony announced three new series of HDTVs for 2012
No one is more pleased than us that Sony has finally seen the light and somehow found a way to condense last year's lineup of 27 TVs to only ten new models for 2012, all due in Q1 2012. All of which f...
01:36 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Panasonic carpet bombs CES with nine new Blu-Ray players
It's that time again, folks. Panasonic has (figuratively) taken to the streets of Las Vegas in a ticker tape parade that's full of press releases. As part of the announcement, the company launched thr...
01:34 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sony's 2012 lineup of Blu-ray players, one with 4K
Another year, another slate of new Blu-ray players from Sony. The BDP-S790 is of particular interest with its ability to convert Blu-ray's 1080p to 4K. Both it and the BDP-S590 of course do 3D and inc...
01:32 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sony's second try at Google TV brings Blu-ray player, streaming box and a new remote
Interestingly, despite a Sony execs saying that its Google TV model was meeting sales expectations, for the second round it's focusing on two add-on boxes. The NSZ-GP9 Blu-ray player and NSZ-GS7 netwo...
01:32 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sony's second try at Google TV brings Blu-ray player, streaming box and a new remote (Update: hands-on!)
Interestingly, despite a Sony execs saying that its Google TV model was meeting sales expectations, for the second round it's focusing on two add-on boxes. The NSZ-GP9 Blu-ray player and NSZ-GS7 netwo...
01:31 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Duracell Powermat hands-on (video)
Back in September, as you may recall, Duracell struck a joint venture with Powermat, as part of an effort to "advance and globalize wireless charging." At CES this week, the two companies are putting ...
01:26 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Netflix coming to PS Vita, aims to launch on day one
Sony's PS Vita won't hit the US market until February, but when it does, it should support Netflix. The confirmation has just come through this evening from Sony's CES press conference, where the comp...
01:24 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Panasonic intros 2012 LED line-up, 47 and 55-inch WT50 and DT50
Ready for a bevy of new Panasonic TVs? 2012's lineup shifts almost entirely to LED, with 14 out of the 16 new sets using the tech. There's a metric ton of info packed into one release, but highlights ...
01:18 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sony Xperia Ion hands-on
At today's Sony event at CES, the company took the wraps off its "newest progeny" the Xperia Ion. Running Android 2.3.7, the device isn't loaded up with the latest Google mobile OS -- that'd be Ice Cr...
01:00 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Panasonic pumps out a trio of Micro System speakers: Airplay, Bluetooth and dockable flavors
Haven't had a big enough fix of wireless audio and iPod-dockable speak rigs at this year's CES? You're in luck -- Panasonic's just announced a trio Micro Systems, ensuring there's one for every taste....
01:00 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sony unveils new family of Handycams: HDR CX760VB steadies your hand with balanced image stabilization (hands-on)
We hope you're in the market for a camcorder, because Sony's cranked out a pile of new models to capture your favorite moving moments of 2012. We were particularly taken with the HDR CX760V/B Handycam...
01:00 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget HP Envy 14 Spectre official: 3.79 pounds, NFC, Radiance display and glass chassis, arriving February 8 for $1,400
As far as product launches go, this one wasn't very subtle. Just last week, HP's PR team widely disseminated a brief video teasing a wispy laptop called the Spectre. We couldn't parse too many details...
01:00 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sony keeps on rocking the Cyber-shot with three new models
Sony's beefing up its Cyber-shot line with three new point-and-shoots, the similarly named DSC-W610, -W620 and -W650. The low-end W610 rocks 14.1 megapixels, 4x optical zoom and a 2.7 inch LCD for $11...
01:00 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sony Bloggie Live review
Last April, Cisco unceremoniously shuttered Flip, two years after purchasing the company for $590 million. The end of the line came as a bit of a shock, marking the death of the brand that had become ...
12:56 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget NVIDIA's Tegra chips coming to cars, starting with the Tesla S, as well as Audi and Ferrari
Well, here's something we were not expecting to hear at today's NVIDIA CES press conference. The company just announced that its Tegra chips will power not just tablets, but in-car entertainment syste...
12:46 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget NVIDIA announces DirectTouch technology for Tegra 3 tablets, promises a smoother touch experience
You'd think that with Tegra 3 shipping in the Transformer Prime and all, we'd know everything there is to know about the new SoC. Apparently not. NVIDIA just announced DirectTouch, a technology exclus...
12:40 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget NVIDIA and ASUS tease 7-inch Tegra 3 tablet with ICS and $249 price tag
You know things are about to get crazy when NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang and ASUS Chairman Jerry Shen are onstage at the same time. Here at NVIDIA's CES press conference, the two men just flashed a 7-inc...
12:36 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Transformer Prime running Ice Cream Sandwich available today
NVIDIA's Jen-Hsun Huang just told the crowd here at his company's press conference that the Transformer Prime with ICS is available today.Developing...Transformer Prime running Ice Cream Sandwich avai...
12:36 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Tegra 3 devices (read: Transformer Prime) getting Ice Cream Sandwich starting today
NVIDIA's Jen-Hsun Huang just told the crowd here at his company's press conference that the Ice Cream Sandwich is coming to Tegra 3, which can only mean one thing when there's just one Tegra 3 tablet ...
12:30 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Lenovo announces IdeaCentre A720 all-in-one with a multitouch display that lies nearly flat
Now that Lenovo's let it all out, it's easy to understand how it approached CES, and the days leading up to it. Thursday was ThinkPad day, yesterday was for all manner of consumer swag and today, Mond...
12:30 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Lenovo's IdeaPad Yoga convertible tablet runs Windows 8, is set to arrive later this year for 'around $1,000'
If CES is the place where companies can demo products they don't intend to sell for another six months, what better place for PC makers to tease their first Windows 8 tablets? Though the OS isn't expe...
12:28 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Sony announces another in the Xperia line: the Xperia S
We only caught wind of the Sony Xperia S -- which is a decidedly beautiful Android 2.3 set -- launching at CES a couple hours ago, and here it is in all its black or white glory. Featuring a large 128...
12:21 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Live from Sony's CES 2012 press conference
It's prime time and Sony is ready to shine as always, ready to show off its latest flood of consumer products for us, and you. Check after the break for our up-to-the-minute liveblog of every TV, came...
12:00 am EDT - Tue, January 10, 2012
Engadget Myspace TV announced for Panasonic Viera Connect-enabled HDTVs
Not getting your social networking fix on enough of your devices? Good news, one-time leading social networking service Myspace this week announced the launch of Myspace TV, entertainment stations tha...
11:55 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Live from NVIDIA's CES 2012 press event
So, what pray tell does NVIDIA have in store for us at this year's Consumer Electronic? We're not sure just yet, but it's a safe bet that it involves tablets, smartphones and a certain quad-core ARM c...
11:52 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Panasonic outs 'world's smallest and thinnest' 4K x 2K IPS LCD monitor
The world's smallest and thinnest 4K x 2K monitor? According to Panasonic, you're looking at it. Unfortunately the company conveniently also left out its actual size, but what looks to our eyes like a...
11:50 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Panasonic expands app offerings for Viera Connect, brings Facebook, Disney, flixster and more
It looks like Pansonic's efforts to open up Viera Connect to more developers is starting to pan out, with new applications coming from bigwigs like Disney, Facebook and Flixster.Developing...Panasonic...
11:50 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Panasonic expands app offerings for Viera Connect, brings Skype, Disney, MySpace and more
It looks like Panasonic's efforts to open up Viera Connect to more developers is starting to pan out, with new applications coming from bigwigs like Disney and Skype. The new apps were heavily touted ...
11:45 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Panasonic refreshes HD camcorder range: 3MOS, 1MOS and Waterproof offerings
Alongside its new Lumix snappers, Panasonic just dropped a bunch of new HD camcorders at CES. It's the 1MOS models that get the most vigorous make over, with six new 1920 x 1080 shooting cams in total...
11:45 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Panasonic's Lumix line gets a lot more crowded
Panasonic's Lumix line is celebrating a whole bunch of new entries this week at CES. The FH series is expanding with two new slim additions, the DMC-FH6 and DMC-FH8. Both models do 720p video at 30 fp...
11:10 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Nokia Lumia 900 official: 4.3-inch ClearBlack AMOLED, 4G LTE, exclusive to AT&T
We're here at Nokia's CES 2012 press announcement and we've got the confirmation that everyone's been waiting for: the Nokia Lumia 900 is real. It looks like the rumors were true: the AT&T exclusi...
11:07 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Samsung ES8000 edge-lit LED TV eyes-on
Looking for an LED-backlit LED HDTV somewhere between the size of 46 and 65 inches in size? Do you like Samsung and chrome bezels and swoopy stands that add a little bling to your viewing experience? ...
11:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Live from Panasonic's CES 2012 press event!
The show floor for CES 2012 may not open until tomorrow, but news from the show is coming fast and furious from every direction, and we're here at Panasonic's press conference to bring all you wanted ...
10:48 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Samsung intros smart fridges and washers, brings the app onslaught into your kitchen
Yes, that's a fridge door and being 2012 of course it's running apps. Samsung's just unveiled a bunch of "smart" WiFi connected appliances here at CES. Beginning with the fridges, there's the "French...
10:45 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Live from Nokia's CES 2012 press conference!
Yes, we're here. It's been a few months since Nokia attempted to shake it's smartphone foundations with the launch of its first Windows Phone devices. But it's CES 2012: there's Nokia phones out here ...
10:45 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Kodak intros new connected Easyshare M750 and Playfull Dual Camera, adds instant uploads over WiFi
Fancy taking photos on the fly and then uploading them to your preferred list of social networks? Good thing, then, that Kodak has your best interests at heart. Announced at this year's CES extravagan...
10:35 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget OnLive launches desktop app, streams start menus to your iPad, we go hands on (video)
Desktop sized games aren't the only thing Palo Alto's premiere streaming service is pushing to your tablet -- now OnLive is out to stream you an actual desktop, as well. Following up on an old Windows...
10:30 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Samsung unveils 13- and 14-inch Series 5 Ultrabooks, starting at $899 (hands-on)
Depending on your point of view, Samsung was either late to the Ultrabook party, or perhaps just a bit early. Although the 2.8-pound Series 9 was a sight to behold when it first came out last year, it...
10:30 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Samsung unveils redesigned Series 9 laptops with 13- and 15-inch displays, starting at $1,399
The Samsung Series 9 debuted at an odd time, before "Ultrabook" was a buzz word, and when a 2.8-pound laptop was novel enough to warrant a $1,649 price tag. A year later, it returns at an even more pi...
10:28 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Samsung's got a 55-inch Super OLED TV of its own, coming in the second half of 2012
We're seated here at Samsung's 2012 CES press event, and the company just revealed that it'll be matching rival LG's 55-inch OLED TV... when a 55-inch OLED TV of its own. Not surprisingly, the outfit'...
10:17 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Samsung has Smart TVs with dual core CPUs, cameras and more
Samsung's CES 2012 press conference is going on right now, and it's unveiling new products including the top of the line ES8000 LED model that packs a dual core CPU to run its apps, and an integrated ...
10:11 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget AT&T Pantech Burst hands-on at CES 2012
Pantech has been going after the budget-conscious subscribers on AT&T for quite some time now, but it now it finally has the opportunity to do the same thing on Ma Bell's network that it did with ...
10:11 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Pantech Element hands-on at CES 2012
The Pantech Element has been hanging around the rumor mill for quite some time, so it wasn't much of a surprise when we saw it show up at the AT&T Developer Summit keynote earlier today. All of th...
10:11 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget AT&T Pantech Element hands-on at CES 2012 (video)
The Pantech Element has been hanging around the rumor mill for quite some time, so it wasn't much of a surprise when we saw it show up at the AT&T Developer Summit keynote earlier today. All of th...
10:03 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Sony set to launch gorgeous Xperia S at CES?
Hot on the heels of the Xperia Ion launch chez AT&T this morning, it would seem Sony may have yet another trick up its sleeve in the form of the Xperia S. While nothing is official until Sony tell...
10:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Samsung outs four WiFi-enabled shooters, wants you to get 'Smart'
Banking on consumers' unending need for instant gratification, Samsung's announced a line of four WiFi-enabled "Smart" cameras. Along with the previously announced DV300F DualView point-and-shoot and ...
10:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Samsung announces new camcorder range: QF20, F80 and ruggedized W300
Not satisfied with unveiling a whole bunch of point-and-click shooters, Samsung's also unveiled a a refreshed set of camcorders for 2012. First up, the QF20 and Q20 totes the same switch grip features...
09:57 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget AT&T's Watson coming to cars: won't mind if you ask it if you're there yet
AT&T aren't holding back on the news here at CES, today it's announced that it's leaping into bed with Panasonic and QNX to bring it's Watson speech-recognition technology to cars. Any cloud-conne...
09:53 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Chaotic Moon shows Xbox Kinect Windows 8-powered electric skateboard (video)
What if you combined a prototype Windows 8 tablet, an electric skateboard and Microsoft's Kinect? Funnily enough, the folks at Chaotic Moon Studios wondered the same, and they didn't stop there. Here ...
09:45 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Live from Samsung's CES 2012 press event!
What kind of magesty does Samsung have for us at this year's CES? Smaller tablets? Bigger phones? Tabletphones of an average size? Kids named Zoll who come complete with their own dancing team? We're ...
09:45 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Ion's Drum Master and Drum Apprentice help you embrace your inner Travis Barker
Looking to add some back beats to your iPad-only band? Ion is looking help you achieve quasi-Questlove status with the Drum Master -- and we caught a glimpse at CES. The full-size kit for your Apple t...
09:35 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget HTC Titan II with LTE for AT&T hands-on
It's here and the rumors were true -- the HTC Titan II is basically an HTC Titan with LTE for AT&T and a 16 megapixel camera with backside illuminated sensor, f/2.6 AF lens and dual LED flash (vs ...
09:23 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Is Google Voice down between Sprint and Verizon?
Tons of people have contacted us pointing to a Google+ group full of angry Sprint customers who have found themselves unable to contact Google Voice users on Verizon's network. It seems that when...
09:22 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Pioneer reveals AppRadio 2, loads of in-dash navigation systems
So long, AppRadio. Hello, AppRadio 2. Here at CES 2012, Pioneer was on-hand to showcase its newest smartphone powered in-vehicle audio system. The latest iteration touts the same functionality as the ...
09:10 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Ford's SYNC Destinations gets updated, now computer optional
Last year, Ford unveiled the SYNC Destinations app, which allowed owners to use their smartphones to preview and sling locations previously entered on syncmyride.com, to equipped vehicles. This year's...
09:05 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Dish Network Hopper DVR and Joey extender hands-on
The 2TB HD DVR, Hopper, that can record up to six shows at once looks like any other set-top box we've ever seen with the regular suspects in back. The Joey extender on the other hand, is more like a ...
09:03 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Exclusive: Fujitsu's Arrows prototype, new quad-core Tegra 3 smartphone eyes-on (video)
We've been hitting Fujitsu phones for a while, looking in awe at the super-thin gear that remained firmly in the hands of the Japanese. Fortunately the Consumer Electronics Show is the perfect time fo...
08:15 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Verizon launches BlackBerry Curve 9370
If all the Windows Phone and Android news isn't really striking your fancy and iPhones hold no appeal then, perhaps, your interest will be piqued by the BlackBerry Curve 9370 which was just announced....
08:12 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget MakerBot goes big with Replicator 3D printer
MakerBot just took the wraps off the Replicator, a new 3D printer that solves one of the technology's biggest problems at the moment -- printing large. Of course, you still can't, say, print yourself ...
08:09 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Dish Network announces Hopper DVR system, Joey set-top box, launches broadband, Test Drive services
Dish Network just made a slew of big announcements at its CES press conference today, introducing the Hopper HD DVR system, the corollary Joey set-top box, and a new, TV Everywhere-based Test Drive se...
08:08 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Samsung Series 7 Series 9 displays spotted early at CES
Remember those devilishly sexy Samsung LCDs we heard about a few days back? Looks like they're all wrapped up and ready for showcasing here in the Las Vegas Convention Center. A whole host of HDTV / m...
08:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Live from Dish Network's CES 2012 press conference!
We're live from Dish Network's CES 2012 press conference, ready to find out what the satellite TV company is bringing out next. After acquiring Sling, Blockbuster, and plenty of wireless LTE tech, we'...
08:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Acoustic Research unleashes pair of audio docks in AirPlay and Bluetooth flavors
Voxx International (formerly known as Audiovox) has a habit of making a splash at CES, and this year has been no different. Today, the company's Acoustic Research subsidiary announced a pair of audio ...
08:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Advent intros the OTOCAM3 multimedia navigation system for Toyota Camry
Advent's new auto soundsystem team-up with Audiovox hopes to juggle enough other tasks to stand it out of from the crowd of infotainment offerings jostling for space inside your car. Alongside connect...
07:56 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Droid Razr family gets a new addition -- his name is Maxx
We've seen it teased, prodded and leaked, but now it's officially official. Motorola's taking the Droid Razr family to the limit one more time with the Maxx. According to the company, the model retain...
07:55 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Fujifilm confirms X-Pro1 at CES: 16MP APS-C sensor, interchangeable lenses, price TBA
Amazon all but confirmed the camera's existence when it leaked three lens pages yesterday, but Fujifilm just officially unveiled the X-Pro1 at CES, in all its rangefinder-esque goodness. The camera's ...
07:45 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Verizon Galaxy Tab 7.7 with LTE hands-on at CES 2012 (video)
Well, what do we have here? Yes, it's the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 with LTE for Verizon and it's just officially landed in the US. We're not terribly surprised, but we're not complaining, either. This 7...
07:31 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Samsung N Service unveiled at CES: Time Warner Cable, DirecTV, Comcast and Verizon onboard
Well, what have we here? Looks as if Samsung's cooking up quite the content partnership here at CES 2012, with Verizon, DirecTV, Time Warner Cable and Comcast (at least) onboard. From a content creati...
07:22 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Stephen Elop: Nokia Windows Phone coming to AT&T, will support LTE
Stephen Elop has just taken the stage at AT&T's Developer Summit here at CES, taking the opportunity to confirm that an LTE-enabled Nokia Windows Phone will indeed be heading to the carrier. The e...
07:21 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Verizon introduces two Jetpack 'global ready' 4G LTE mobile hotspots
Verizon Wireless is releasing a pair of worldwide mobile hotspots from ZTE and Novatel Wireless, both called the Jetpack. Not confusing at all, eh? At any rate, the Novatel-sourced MiFi 4620L is the l...
07:17 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Mad Catz Tritton ship 5.8 Ghz wireless headset for Xbox 360, dub it Primer
If the exclusive third-party manufacturer of wireless Xbox 360 didn't have enough options for you, Mad Catz and Tritton just unleashed another. The outfit's latest set of gaming cans, the Primer, feat...
07:15 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Audiovox Android headrest pairs DVD player with app delights
Yes, more Android-powered accessories. This time it's a headrest from Audiovox, which connects through WiFi networks and provide in-car time-killing for passengers in the back. It'll generally require...
07:14 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget HTC Titan 2 coming to AT&T, finally delivers LTE to Mango lovers
The HTC Radiant has gone official, except it's now called the Titan II, and it does in fact come packing Mango and LTE. Around back is a 16-megapixel camera capable of capturing 720p video and a 1.3-m...
07:14 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget HTC Titan II coming to AT&T, finally delivers LTE to Mango lovers
The HTC Radiant has gone official, except it's now called the Titan II, and it does in fact come packing Mango and LTE. Around back is a 16-megapixel camera capable of capturing 720p video and a 1.3-m...
07:12 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Verizon's Droid 4 finally official
We knew it was coming, and now it's here, Verizon's Droid 4 is finally here and its running Android 2.3.5 with an Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade coming later. As with most phones these days, it strikes a ...
07:11 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Acoustic Research unleashes pair of audio docks in AirPlay and Bluetooth flavors
Voxx International (formerly known as Audiovox) has a habit of making a splash at CES, and this year has been no different. Today, the company's Acoustic Research subsidiary announced a pair of audio ...
07:06 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget RIM outs BB 7.1 OS, rollout begins hitting handsets worldwide today
Were you holding out hope that RIM would finally get its act together, rejoin the wireless race and push BBX BlackBerry 10 out to market early this year? It's probably best to stop holding your breath...
07:04 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Ballmer announces LTE Windows Phones coming to AT&T
Well, it's been a long time coming, but Windows Phone has finally been granted LTE compatibility -- officially. AT&T trotted out Steve Ballmer who talked up the "blindingly fast" 4G service that'l...
07:02 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget iOS 5.1 beta 3 appears on developer iPhone, available only OTA?
It's been a while since the last beta, but per a screenshot sent in by a tipster, Apple's already begun pushing iOS 5.1 beta 3 to development iOS devices. The 77.4MB update curiously isn't live on App...
07:02 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget iOS 5.1 beta 3 appears on developer iPhone, available only OTA? (update: live on ADC)
It's been a while since the last beta, but per a screenshot sent in by a tipster, Apple's already begun pushing iOS 5.1 beta 3 to development iOS devices. The 77.4MB update curiously isn't live on App...
07:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Pantech Element gets official AT&T nod, arrives later this month
Well, we saw this coming and now it's gone all official. Pantech's premier Android tablet will be arriving on AT&T and, more importantly, it's coming January 22nd, matching the specs from our leak...
07:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Pantech Burst official on AT&T with LTE, available January 22nd for $50
Pantech's already made a move to dominate the lower end of Verizon's LTE lineup, and if AT&T's recent announcement was any indication, it's about to do the same on the largest GSM carrier as well....
06:57 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Shocker! ASUS to launch Padfone at Mobile World Congress, we'll be there! (Update: hands-on video)
Strictly speaking, CES doesn't even start until tomorrow, but ASUS has just handed us an invitation to its Padfone event at Mobile World Congress next month. If all goes well, this will fit nicely wit...
06:56 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Barnes & Noble offers discounted Nooks with one-year subscription to The New York Times
In the market for an e-reader and a subscription to the digital edition of The New York Times? Then Barnes & Noble has a new promotion you might want to consider. From now through March 9th, it'll...
06:51 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget ROCCAT invades US gaming market, brings peripherals to CES
European peripheral maker ROCCAT was serious when they promised to put some German engineered fragging tools in the hands of US gamers, unveiling today a trio of accessories to tempt American gamers. ...
06:51 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Haier reveals new HDTVs and audio gear at CES
Haier just unleashed several new HDTVs (to go along with the one we saw a couple days ago) and home audio gear here at CES. First up is the EV series of 3D HDTVs that sport a "virtually edgeless pictu...
06:46 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget AT&T Galaxy Note with LTE hands-on at CES 2012 (video)
It's official! As expected, everyone's favorite giant superphone, the Samsung Galaxy Note, is finally making it's way to the US -- and with a dash of LTE, no less. The mini tablet will be available on...
06:46 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Sony Xperia ion coming to AT&T in Q2: offers 1.5GHz dual-core CPU, 720p Reality display and dual HD cameras
AT&T and Sony Ericsson haven't exactly had the best of luck as Android partners -- we submit the Xperia Play 4G and the Xperia X10 as exhibits A and B -- but it appears that the two companies are ...
06:45 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Join us live all week at CES!
It's on. We're here. In Vegas. Live. From CES. Sure, we've been working through the weekend to bring you the biggest stories ahead of tech's busiest week, but this party is just getting started. We'll...
06:44 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket HD coming to AT&T: 1.5GHz dual-core CPU, LTE, 'razor-thin'
AT&T has just added a new handset to its stable of devices today, introducing the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket HD at its Developer Summit keynote, here at CES. Powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core CPU, ...
06:43 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Canon PowerShot G1 X first hands-on (video)
This week, Canon reinforced its commitment to not producing a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera by launching the PowerShot G1 X. The company's latest G-series camera is by far the most powerful, ...
06:40 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Klipsch planning to 'rule the air' at CES
Klipsch, enemy of spellchecking software throughout the world, is announcing a slew of new products at CES that won't make it to retail for months. Following the release of the Gallery G-17 Airplay sp...
06:28 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Sharp unveils an 80-inch touchscreen for the boardroom
For the corporate types, Sharp is taking its massive Gen-10 1080p LCDs and adding a touchscreen as well as integrating presentation and video conferencing technologies like Skype, WebEx, GoToMetting. ...
06:26 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget PS Vita coming to AT&T next month
The 3G PlayStation Vita is finally coming to the US in February, courtesy of AT&T. Sony's latest handheld gaming platform is being billed by the carrier as a product that is "going to change the g...
06:23 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Hands-on with LG Viper, an LTE smartphone coming to Sprint
Here we are in the caverns of the Venetian Hotel, where LG was kind enough to give us a quick look at the Viper -- a pre-production LTE handset that's destined for Sprint. While the device shares a si...
06:20 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Sharp to deliver first 80-inch Quattron 3DTV, 20 more new HDTVs
So you wanted an 80-inch TV, but you also wanted 3D? No problem, come April, as Sharp has announced plans to release the LC-80LE844U for $6,499. Another thing unlike the LC-80LE632U released late last...
06:17 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Intel partnering with Nuance to bring voice recognition to Ultrabooks
So far in the last hour, we've learned that future Ultrabooks will have NFC, possibly larger screens and touchscreens (maybe even touch palm rests). Well, we've got one more marquee feature to add to ...
06:17 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget LG Spectrum eyes-on
Sports, sports, sports, sports. Hey, it's LG spectrum, a good phone at sports! LG showed off its 4.5-inch handset today, during its CES kickoff press event -- and when we say "showed off," we mean exa...
06:16 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Shocker! ASUS to launch Padfone at Mobile World Congress, we'll be there!
Strictly speaking, CES doesn't even start until tomorrow, but ASUS has just handed us an invitation to its Padfone event at Mobile World Congress next month. If all goes well, this will fit nicely wi...
06:15 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Android-style FaceUnlock ported to iOS (video)
Just because it's CES doesn't mean that other amazing innovations aren't going on elsewhere. We've spotted this video of an app being built (from scratch) for iOS that duplicates the FaceUnlock techno...
06:07 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Sharp adds two new Blu-ray players, soundbar and a number of compact audio solutions for 2012
Sharp has two new Blu-ray players to add to its lineup, both with built-in WiFi to enable access to the new SmartCentral -- a feature that provides access to many of your favorite streaming features l...
06:05 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Intel shows off Nikiski prototype with sprawling touchscreen decking out the palm rest (video)
Is this not the craziest thing we've seen at this year's CES? Behold the Nikiski: an Intel prototype with a see-through touchpad that stretches across the entire palm rest. It's unclear who makes the ...
06:01 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Sportiiiis: a heads up display for the athletically inclined
When we're not blogging, we're training for marathons, triathlons and the like, and we're constantly looking for ways to maximize our athletic performance. Ok, not really, but there are plenty of folk...
06:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Live from Sharp's CES 2012 press event!
The CES press conferences are in full swing now and we're waiting patiently for the Sharp one to start. We expect some new additions to the Sharp lineup, but with the 80-inch released late last year, ...
06:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Sharp's new XV-Z30000 HD DLP projector puts 3D video on the wall of your choosing
Sharp's putting out a plethora of new devices at CES, and among them is an addition to its existing 3D DLP projectors called the XV-Z30000. It's a 1600-lumen 3D projector that throws a 1080p image on ...
06:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Netgear at CES 2012: Powerline, wireless routers, home networking and more
As it seems to do every year, Netgear's chosen the Consumer Electronics Show to unveil, well... everything under the sun. Up first, the outfit's launching its WN2500RP, a universal dual-band WiFi rang...
05:57 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Sprint gets 4G LTE, Galaxy Nexus and LG Viper: It's official
In the midst of a rival's developer conference, Sprint's snuck out an official page for its (already leaked) 4G network. Anyone living in Dallas, Atlanta, Houston and San Antonio can expect to see 4G ...
05:56 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Intel: 75-plus Ultrabooks coming in 2012, 50 percent of them will have 14- and 15-inch screens
Make no mistake: this isn't just the CES of Ultrabooks; it's the year for these thin, light, inexpensive MacBook Air clones. While speaking to a packed house here at CES, Intel PC client chief Mooly E...
05:52 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Engadget Podcast 271: CES 2012 Day 1 - 01.09.2012
It's ALIVE! Well, not quite, actually. CES 2012 is still not officially up and running, but that doesn't mean Team Engadget isn't crammed in its entirety into a doublewide outside the rapidly-developi...
05:50 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget AT&T Cloud Architect: lets devs build their own clouds
We're here at the AT&T Developers keynote and CTO John Donovan just revealed that the network is building AT&T Cloud Architect. It's a developer-centric cloud that will help devs build cloud a...
05:47 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget LG's 55-inch 'world's largest' OLED HDTV eyes-on
LG's press conference at CES this morning was a surprisingly light-hearted and breezy affair, clocking it at around 45 minutes and bringing with it more than its share of bad jokes. There was, however...
05:44 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget ASUS Eee Pad MeMO ME171, ME370T and high-end Transformer Prime TF700T revealed
Flustered with the original Transformer Prime you just purchased? We'd advise you to have a seat. ASUS just took the wraps off an all new Transformer Prime (the TF700T) here at CES, which is presumabl...
05:37 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Belkin details Thunderbolt Express Dock at CES, shipping this Summer
We first caught a glimpse of Belkin's Thunderbolt Express Dock back at IDF. Here at CES, the company has offered more info on the high-speed peripheral -- including an expected Summer 2012 arrival win...
05:31 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Samsung unveils new optical storage drive, wirelessly transmits and backs up your physical content
Looking for something to bridge the physical media and wireless device divide? Sick of encoding your A-Team boxset for portable viewing? Then Samsung wants your money for its Optical Smart Hub, a wire...
05:30 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget AT&T announces API Catalog: U-Verse, payments, wireless and more
We're live at AT&T's Developer Summit keynote here at CES, where the carrier has just announced a revamped U-Verse API catalog. According to the company, the new U-Verse catalog features APIs that...
05:30 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget ASUS UX21 and UX31 laptops gain Elan Touchpad, new colors and improved resume standby times
Not a lot new happening in the Zenbook world here at the 2012 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show, but for those thinking of splurging on a UX21 or UX31, we've a pinch of good news to share. ASUS...
05:30 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget ASUS Eee PC Flare 1025C CE, 1225B and X101CH netbooks at CES 2012
As expected, ASUS is bringing a bit of netbook Flare to CES 2012. The company just got official with the Eee PC Flare 1025C, 1025CE and X101CH netbooks, and we're not going to waste any time getting d...
05:27 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Intel demos Ultrabooks with multitouch displays, games using an accelerometer
Well, this was probably inevitable, wasn't it? We're here at Intel's Ultrabook CES keynote, where PC client head honcho Mooly Eden just showed off Ultrabooks with touchscreen displays. No convertible ...
05:21 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget SunBrite announces Signature line of outdoor LCD TVs, let you get your real housewives fix rain or shine
While watching TV from the comfort of your living room has its appeal, sometimes its nice to veg out by the pool, too. It's been awhile since we've heard from SunBrite, but the company is rolling out ...
05:19 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Hands-on with Vizio's laptops, desktops and 10-inch tablet
One of the more intriguing stories to come out of CES so far has been Vizio's decision to enter the PC market. The company's laptops and desktops have been leaked, announced and shown off in press sho...
05:19 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Confirmed: Intel's Ivy Bridge chips will support NFC
Well, looky here. We're reporting live from a keynote on Ultrabooks starring Intel's Mooly Eden, where the star exec just revealed that the company's forthcoming Ivy Bridge chips will support NFC, dem...
05:19 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Huawei Ascend P1 S and P1 hands-on
Huawei went ahead and made its new line of Ascend phones official at this morning's pre-CES event. The Ascend P1 S an P1 are near identical mobile twins, with 4.3-inch Super AMOLED displays and are se...
05:19 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Huawei Ascend P1 S and P1 hands-on (updated: video)
Huawei went ahead and made its new line of Ascend phones official at this morning's pre-CES event. The Ascend P1 S an P1 are near identical mobile twins, with 4.3-inch Super AMOLED 960 x 540 displays ...
05:06 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Live from AT&T's 2012 Developer Summit keynote!
We're here at the Palms for the opening keynote at AT&T's annual Developer Summit. Last year's event brought us the Motorola Atrix 4G, HTC Inspire 4G and Samsung Infuse 4G, among plenty of other l...
05:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Xerox Mobile Scanner wirelessly sends files to your PC, iOS or Android device
If you're like us, you have to deal with your fair share of expense reports. Xerox is looking to make the task a bit easier with the Mobile Scanner. The device scans and wirelessly sends a PDF or JPEG...
05:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Seagate teams with Monster for staggeringly overpriced Momentus XT upgrade kits
Too lazy to pop your existing HDD out in favor of a Momentus XT solid state hybrid drive? There's a Monster for that. In what has to be one of the poorest partnership decisions of the new millennium, ...
05:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget LG Spectrum cranks out the Verizon LTE, coming January 19th for $200
We had a pretty strong hunch that the LG Spectrum, a rumored Verizon LTE handset, would stop by CES to say hello, and sure 'nuff, here it is. The new device is coming out on January 19th for $200, and...
05:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Iomega StorCenter ix2 and EZ Media and Backup Center fill your lives with terabytes
Mo' media, mo' problems. Fortunately, Iomega's got you covered with its latest set of back-up devices. The StorCenter ix2 is pitched at smaller businesses wanting content sharing and data protection g...
05:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Belkin announces WeMo home automation system; controls electrical outlets with your smartphone, motion
If you're looking to control the electrical outlets of your home or apartment via your newfangled smartphone, Belkin has you covered. The company has unveiled the first two products of its newly launc...
04:56 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Wireless LAN SD standard aims to give every SD card that Eye-Fi flair
Here's a novel thought -- what if every Secure Digital card had wireless? Eye-Fi's been doing a fine job on its own, but here in Las Vegas, it's the SD Association making it easier for everyone else t...
04:55 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget LG Spectrum gets ESPN ScoreCenter App, Exclusive 720p video
We're here at the LG press conference at CES and ESPN's Michael Bayle's just dropped the HD bomb. The LG Spectrum will come with the broadcaster's ScoreCenter app and will broadcast exclusive 720p HD ...
04:52 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Bracketron unveils its iRoom iDock Touchcode in-wall iPad mount at CES 2012
Remember the iRoom iDock motorized in-wall iPad dock announced back in September? It's okay if you don't, because it's CES time, people, and Bracketron's back with a new version called the Touchcode. ...
04:50 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Magellan's rough'n'tough Explorist 110 available today for $130
Magellan's eXplorist 110 is the sort of ruggedized GPS unit that the Bear Grylls crowd can get behind. It's the new waterproof entry-level model that's got chunky rubber buttons and GPS accuracy to ar...
04:37 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Le Pan rolls out a trio of Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich tablets for penny pinchers
Ice Cream Sandwich on a budget? That's what Le Pan is promising at CES today, with a trio of new tablets. The higher end of the two is the Le Pan III, an Android 4.0-laced slate that's powered by a 1....
04:33 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Fusion Garage sinks into liquidation, owes creditors some $40 million
Fusion Garage website goes darkThe Engadget Interview: Fusion Garage's Chandra Rathakrishnan... post-falloutCourt rules Fusion Garage and TechCrunch were business partners, tosses most everything else...
04:31 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Fujitsu leaks quad-core Tegra 3 smartphone, unwraps Ice Cream Sandwich
Did the performance chops of the Transformer Prime whet your appetite for quad-core Android? Perhaps the UI of Ice Cream Sandwich is almost enough to push you over from your iPhone. Well, Fujitsu may ...
04:22 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Motorola joins HomeGrid Forum, gets on board with G.hn powerline networking
Sure, we'd all like to have our home's wired with cat 5 cable, but that's not an option for most of us. Good thing there's powerline networking, and the HomeGrid Forum's G.hn powerline home networking...
04:14 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Elgato's Thunderbolt SSD brings no noise, brings the pain(less) operation
Elgato's decided to go back to its FireWire-roots with two new high capacity Thunderbolt-totin' SSDs. The 5.2 x 3.3-inch drives have a transfer speed of 270MB/s, drawing power from the port and promis...
04:10 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget BenQ shipping 1080p 3D W7000 projector in Q1 2012 for $4,000
No one ever said that 3D would come cheaply, and even BenQ seems to be tacking quite the premium onto its fancy W7000. It's being hailed as the company's first 1080p HD home cinema projector, touting ...
04:02 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Live from LG's CES 2012 press event
It begins here. We rolled out of bed early here in Vegas to hop aboard the liveblog train (or monorail, as it were). We're kicking today's festivities off with LG. So join us and be sure to grab a war...
04:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget LG showcases 2012 HDTV line-up: Big screens, skinny bezels
LG has hit us with its list of HDTVs for 2012, and they're channeling the design chops of that sumptuous 55-inch OLED HDTV. All of the new models, including the LM9600, LM8500, LM7600 and LM6700 all s...
04:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget LG introduces four new IPS monitors in 23 and 27-inch sizes, 2D to 3D conversion on tap
Another suite of monitors are ready to grace your desk and decimate your budget. LG has announced four new series of monitors here at CES, all using IPS panels to delivery good viewing angles and 2D t...
04:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget LG waves its wand, unveils Magic Remote for Cinema 3D sets
LG whipped out the magic wand at CES this morning, with the announcement of an enhanced Magic Remote. With this new tool, users will be able to control their Cinema 3D Smart TVs with an expanded set o...
04:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget LG's Mobile DTV tech used in Tweet-TV and emergency alert systems
Among other things, LG is broadening the capabilities of Mobile DTV here at CES, with a social media aspect in particular striking us as particularly helpful / wacky. Tweet-TV, as it's called, brings ...
04:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget SuperTooth's Crystal Bluetooth hands-free kit brings its delights to CES
Hands-free calling, yeah? If the one thing missing from your life is being able to talk at the wheel, then Supertooth's Crystal Bluetooth speakerphone is for you. Magnetically clipping onto the sun vi...
04:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget SuperTooth's literally pint-sized Disco 2 kicks out the jams at CES
French Bluetooth speaker foundry SuperTooth takes pride in its quirky, original designs and this pint-glass shaped Disco 2 is no exception. It'll pump out 16 watts of stereo sound from your Bluetooth ...
04:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Mophie's ruggedized 6,000 mAh Juice Pack Powerstation Pro: it's for argonauts
Did Mophie's 4,000mAh Juice Pack Powerstation not hold enough extra battery power for you, warrior of the road? Well, today you're in luck. The company has just introduced its new Pro variant, packing...
03:38 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget iPhone turns five today: a smartphone launch worth remembering
It's been said that Apple has managed to "steal" every CES for the past five years, and without a doubt, it all started on January 9th, 2007. In a day that'll live on in Engadget lore as being one of ...
03:30 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget MetroPCS announces Samsung Galaxy Attain 4G, LG Connect 4G handsets
MetroPCS whipped out a pair of new smartphones at CES today, with the Samsung Galaxy Attain 4G and the LG Connect 4G. Powered by a 1GHz CPU, the Gingerbread-coated Galaxy Attain (pictured at left) fea...
03:16 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Multitouch launches 55-inch interactive display for Windows 7
While plenty of eyes are lusting after the expansive EXOdesk, MultiTouch are also looking to grab some of the action with their MultiTaction Cell MT550W7. The interactive 55-incher runs on Intel Core ...
03:01 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Vizio reveals an image of its new 10-inch tablet... and not much else (update: there's more)
Vizio's already made headlines at this year's CES with its new line of laptop and desktop computers, but the company isn't done surprising us. From the looks of things, Vizio has decided to give its 8...
03:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Basis unveils web dashboard for Basis Band health tracker, makes it easy to see how unhealthy you are
The Basis Band is a health tracking watch with optical sensors that track your heart rate, an accelerometer to see how active you are, galvanic skin response to measure your perspiration, plus ambient...
03:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget SpareOne: a cellphone that can run for 15 years
If your car's broken down, nursing your smartphone's short battery life can be a real nightmare when waiting for rescue. Of course, that might not be much of a problem if Xpal Power (the company behin...
03:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Toshiba trots out TransMemory-EX USB 3.0-compliant flash memory
It seems like just yesterday that Tosh outed its original TransMemory lineup... ah, who are we kidding? 2007 was about a century ago. Flashbacks aside, Toshiba America Electronic Components (TAEC) has...
02:51 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Ubuntu TV making its debut at CES, gets short demo clip
Canonical's Mark Shuttleworth promised that Ubuntu would come to TVs eventually, but we never expected it would arrive so quickly. A concept preview is here at CES for convention goers to get their ey...
02:45 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget A lesson in simplicity: securing a 'no landline' home with LifeShield and Dropcam
Think of this as an IRL, but longer. Recently, I bumped my head so severely that I would up buying a new abode, and for whatever reason, the insurance company mandated that I have a "monitored fire an...
02:30 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Samsung's master plan: the AdHub platform for Smart TVs
Cunning move, Sammy! Taking advantage of your Smart TV prominence to start up your own global ad platform is pure textbook, and calling it 'Samsung AdHub' is equally shrewd. It'll enable both mobile a...
02:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Victorinox SSD official: up to 1TB of high-speed storage crammed in a Swiss Army Knife
Shocker! Victorinox has officially pulled the wraps off of its latest pocket-knife and thumb drive combo here at CES -- you know, the one we spied just yesterday during the show-floor setup. Simply ti...
02:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Vimeo updates iOS app to include iPad, releases Android and Windows Phone apps too
Vimeo is unleashing a handful of mobile apps here at CES. First, the company has announced mobile software is now available for Android (Gingerbread) and Windows Phone (Mango) sporting upload function...
02:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Canon swings by the North Pole on the way to CES, grows the ELPH family by two
Not taking cues from a certain other manufacturer that unveiled well over a dozen models last week, Canon is adding just two cameras to its PowerShot ELPH family, in addition to the just-announced Pow...
02:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Canon's VIXIA camcorders go social for the new year, get improved low-light performance
It's the most wonderful horrible gadgety time of the year -- it's CES time. And that means dozens, nay, hundreds of companies issuing annual refreshes of their product lines. Canon is amongst the legi...
02:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Canon unveils PowerShot G1 X: huge 14.3 megapixel sensor, 12,800 ISO, $800 price tag
You were expecting Canon to announce a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, weren't you? Well, we're not getting that today -- if ever. Instead, Canon has introduced a large sensor model to its Pow...
01:32 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Huawei outs super-thin Ascend P1 S smartphone, raised entirely on fruit and veg
Huawei has been up to some impressive stuff lately, so we're not totally shocked to see this top-spec phone reveal itself at CES. Perhaps the Ascend P1 S's most surprising attribute is its thickness -...
01:32 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Huawei outs super-thin Ascend P1 S smartphone, raised entirely on fruit and veg (updated: official!)
Huawei has been up to some impressive stuff lately, so we're not totally shocked to see this top-spec phone reveal itself at CES. Perhaps the Ascend P1 S's most surprising attribute is its thickness -...
01:22 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget LG to out VMWare phone on Verizon, split home and work better than you ever did
VMWare is on a mission to stop you having to carry separate home and work phones, by letting you flick between totally separate and secure OS environments with the tap of a button. We already tried ou...
01:01 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Telenav's Scout: personalized GPS for you and your car, too
Telenav's Scout launched today at CES in Las Vegas with dreams of becoming your go-to personalized nav tool. What's personalized nav you ask? Scout opens to a customized collection of your favorite ro...
01:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Toshiba's dynadock U3.0 universal docking station and 15.6-inch Mobile LED Monitor make multi-taskers' lives less messy
Let's face it: if you're reading this site, you're probably armed to the teeth with gadgetry. And with that arsenal of tech comes the need to plug it all in somewhere -- inevitably leading to a massiv...
01:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Vizio officially introduces PC line, all-in-ones and laptops offer ample choices
Intrigued by the news from Bloomberg earlier this week? Well, Vizio has just made its plunge into the PC business official. While not offering much more information than the earlier reports, we're sti...
01:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Nuance's Dragon TV offers voice recognition platform for connected televisions
Nuance isn't skipping a beat in Las Vegas, as the speech recognition company is busy launching a brand new platform that focuses on bringing its technology to connected TVs. According to the company, ...
01:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Atmel maXTouch S touchscreen controllers promise thinner and lighter devices, reduced display noise
If you're rolling with a smartphone or tablet right now, there's a pretty high chance you've been taking advantage of Atmel's maXTouch technology without even knowing it. The company, which has manufa...
12:00 pm EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Garmin shows the way with new nvi 3500 series, Smartphone Link and Approach G6 (video)
The shrink wrap may be barely off the last nüvi refresh, but Garmin clearly wanted to keep a little something back for CES, and here it is: the new 3500 series, the Approach G6 golfing GPS and an...
11:46 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Crucial outs Adrenalin Solid State Cache Solution, less long-winded m4 SSDs
Until the cost of flash storage comes down to the same plane of existence as most human wallets, hybrid solutions -- which pair an HDD with an SSD cache -- remain a smart way forward. OCZ scored some ...
11:36 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget AMD Radeon HD 7970 now shipping: $550 and up for unlimited* frames-per-second
It's the Radeon HD 7970. It's wildly fast. It's quite possibly the exact device needed to serve up your latest Steam purchases in pure 1080p glory. And it's on sale now from none other than NewEgg, as...
10:49 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Volkswagen E-Bugster Concept is an electric bug that wants to go fast
The new new Beetle might have gotten more macho in its latest incarnation, but that didn't stop Volkswagen from upping the ante with the E-Bugster Concept. Don't let those serious looks fool you, as i...
10:16 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Japanese 'Dream Project' looking to kill bugs with LEDs, harvest crops with robots
No, they aren't harvesting us just yet, but Japan is putting in place a plan that could see automated farms that feature robotic tractors for tilling earth and collecting crops while LEDs keep unwante...
09:35 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Smartphones and tablets to get MicroUSB 3.0 ports, just in time for it to seem old
Is it impatient to wonder why our phones' MicroUSB ports are still just measly USB 2.0? The USB Implementers Forum just acknowledged the omission at CES, but said we'll have to wait until the end of 2...
08:01 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Gigabyte intros S1081 Windows slate and T1006M netvertible, both packing Cedar Trail
Intel told us to expect next-gen netbooks from a throng of manufacturers, but for some reason it forgot to mention little ol' Gigabyte. Perhaps that's why the Taiwanese manufacturer is being slightly ...
07:50 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Netflix officially announces UK, Ireland launch
While it was already live for many, Netflix has made its launch in the United Kingdom and Ireland officially official, streaming its catalog of entertainment for 5.99 pounds / 6.99 euros a month. Resi...
07:45 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget VIA Technologies Leo U8500 hands-on (video)
When stopping by the ST-Ericsson booth at CES Unveiled tonight, we weren't expecting to stumble upon a phone we'd never seen before. Fortunately we were treated to a splendid surprise, as a new device...
06:43 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Note to ring Canada's Bell? The Android Market says so
Sammy's not a phone, not yet a tablet Galaxy Note has been stirring up its own excitement pre-CES, with certain accessory partners inadvertently slipping news of an AT&T bow. While we've just gott...
06:27 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget OnStar announces 'closed' API, developers welcome to apply
Tonight OnStar's pulled back the curtain just a tad, revealing it'll soon allow pre-approved third parties to build "apps" atop its platform. While the closed API won't launch until later, at CES the ...
06:12 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Powertech Ultra Slim outlet expander brings USB ports to your wall outlet
There's always a few unexpected devices to be found, and we just caught a glimpse of one such device at CES Unveiled this evening from an OEM called Powertech Industries. Called the Ultra Slim, it's a...
05:54 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Gametel bluetooth controller for Android and iOS hands-on
Last time we saw the Gametel Bluetooth controller, it was an Android-only affair, but here at CES, the company informed us that it now works for iOS and PCs, too. It's been available in Europe for &eu...
05:53 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Guitar apprentice hands-on (video)
You know the whole "why don't you learn to play a real guitar" backlash that comes with the release of every Guitar Hero title? Multiply that by a hundred, and you're about ready to get down with Guit...
05:50 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Guitar apprentice hands-on (video)
You know the whole "why don't you learn to play a real guitar" backlash that comes with the release of every Guitar Hero title? Multiply that by a hundred, and you're about ready to get down with Guit...
05:26 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget The Engadget Podcast is live now!
S-U-N-D-A-Y podcast! We're here in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada, and we're ready to roll. Tim and Brian will be joined by Darren and a rotating cast of Engadgeteers to discuss the tech craziness that w...
05:09 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Marvell shows off ARM-powered Google TV, looks a lot like Google TV
Tonight at CES Unveiled Marvell gave us a peek at the future of Google TV with this tiny box, running the latest version of the software on one of its recently announced Armada 1500 ARM processors. It...
05:01 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Maingear says it will offer the AMD Radeon HD 7970 in its Shift, F131 and Vybe desktops
When AMD announced its latest flagship, the Radeon HD 7970, we knew it was fast and efficient (because reviewers said so!), but gamers were told they'd have to wait until the new year to try it themse...
05:01 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Ford unveils Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid, alongside gas and regular hybrid variants
It might not be a full EV like last year's Focus Electric, but that doesn't mean you should count the 2013 Fusion out. All-new and packed to the gills with gadgetry like lane departure warning and ada...
05:01 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Fulton Innovation ready to show off new wireless charging techniques at CES
Judging by the number of announcements the company makes this time of year, Fulton Innovation absolutely loves CES. And as to be expected, the inductive charging superstars are tackling CES 2012 head-...
05:00 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Pano ports its panoramic magic to Windows Phone 7 Marketplace
Fancy yourself an amateur photog, but find yourself stymied by a dearth of killer apps on Windows Phone 7? Well, Debacle Software's got a remedy for what ails your itchy trigger finger, as its popular...
05:00 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Iomega StorCenter ix2 and EZ Media and Backup Center fill your lives with terabytes
Mo' media, mo' problems. Fortunately, Iomega's got you covered with its latest set of back-up devices. The StorCenter ix2 is pitched at smaller businesses wanting content sharing and data protection g...
04:25 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Griffin PowerBlock Reserve hands-on (video)
Griffin's PowerBlock reserve is a 2000mA battery that's packing a power plug on one end and a USB port on the other, designed for weary travelers who need to get some more juice from their smartphone....
04:07 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Griffin Studio Connect, Midi Connect hands-on (video)
Griffin really loves Garageband music makers, so much in fact that it's releasing two new devices to help budding Mantovanis do all their composing on their iPads. The Midi Connect has an Apple dock c...
03:59 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget How would you change the HTC Titan?
We fell in love with the 4.7-inch HTC Titan's brilliant build quality, battery life and camera -- less so for the bad pixel density, Mango's flakiness and only having 12GB free memory once the OS had ...
03:33 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Pantech Element for AT&T specifications confirmed: 1.5GHz CPU, Android 3.2, 4G LTE radio
We've had bits and pieces of information trickling in about the unfazed-by-trickles Pantech Element, but the whole load of specifications just showed up on our doorstep. The waterproof 8-inch slate (1...
03:22 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Lenovo 55-inch Ice Cream Sandwich HDTV hands-on (video)
Is it a Google TV? Well, yes and no. Lenovo's just trotted out a spankin' new 55-inch flat panel at CES Unveiled and while it's got that special Mountain View magic within, it's of the Ice Cream Sandw...
03:22 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Lenovo LeTV (IdeaTV) hands-on: a 55-inch Ice Cream Sandwich HDTV (video)
Is it a Google TV? Well, yes and no. Lenovo's just trotted out a spankin' new 55-inch flat panel dubbed LeTV or IdeaTV at CES Unveiled, and while it's got that special Mountain View magic within, it's...
03:01 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Wi-Spy Helicopter and Intruder RC toys put the childlike wonder back into spying on your neighbors
Sick and tired of spying on the neighbors the old-fashioned way? Good news, all. Interactive Toy Designs showed off two new products in its not-so-subtly named Wi-Spy line of remote control vehicles. ...
03:01 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Wi-Spi Helicopter and Intruder RC toys put the childlike wonder back into spying on your neighbors
Sick and tired of spying on the neighbors the old-fashioned way? Good news, all. Interactive Toy Designs showed off two new products in its not-so-subtly named Wi-Spi line of remote control vehicles. ...
02:54 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Boostcase hands-on
It's a myth that phone cases must choose between form or function. Boostcase, which is currently available for the iPhone 4 and 4S, combines both seamlessly. It's a modular system with a 1900mAh batte...
02:46 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Hands-on Toshiba's 55-inch 4K glasses-free 3DTV
You remember that Toshiba glassess free 4K 3DTV we told you about? Well, we got a chance to catch up with it at a Toshiba CES event and we're happy to say it doesn't suck. Not only is the 4k mode down...
02:44 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Griffin AirCurve Window Mount hands-on (video)
Remember Griffin's AirCurve dock? Well, if you didn't, it was a big plastic funnel that you dropped your iPhone into to acoustically amplify the sound. Griffin's now mashing the same technology into i...
02:42 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Lenovo quietly outs the IdeaPad U300e, a $799 Ultrabook with a hybrid hard drive
We thought we'd seen everything Lenovo had to show here at CES. We thought wrong. In a tour of the company's showroom / trailer today, we spotted that gray laptop up there, hiding amid the X1 Hybrid, ...
02:40 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget 3M Touch Systems 46-inch Projected Capacitive Display hands-on (video)
Heard of Microsoft Surface? Sure you have. It's the tech that takes capacitive touch and smears it across a table-like design. While those devices, manufactured by the likes of Samsung, have begun the...
02:38 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Powerbag introduces a ton of ways to charge just about everything
If there's one pain we know better than any at CES, it's the heartbreak of an empty battery. Powerbag feels our pain. The company has just launched a whole mess of ways to make sure your mobile gadget...
02:33 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget BiKN for the iPhone hands-on (video)
We don't know about you, but we're pretty prone to losing stuff -- everything from our precious phones, to our keys to, occasionally, our fellow bloggers. BiKN is a hardware and software-based solutio...
02:31 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Cobra Electronics Joyride hands-on
We checked out CES Unveiled tonight and Cobra Electronics was there to show off the goods it announced a couple days ago. Among the items of interest was the JoyRide, a car charger that, with its comp...
02:30 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Toshiba announces 10-inch Thrive with HSPA+ radio, users can buy prepaid AT&T data on the tablet
We've known since the Thrive was first announced that Toshiba would eventually follow up with a 3G-enabled version. And while that original 10-inch tablet has since been succeeded by a 7-inch Thrive a...
02:30 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Toshiba shows off 14-inch Ultrabook, we go hands-on
It might not be obvious this early on in CES week, so forgive us for dropping a spoiler: you're going to see lots -- and we mean lots -- of 14-inch Ultrabooks. Big-screened things, some of them making...
02:30 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Toshiba AT200 tablet coming to the US as the Excite X10, starting at $530 for 16GB
When Toshiba said its skinny AT200 tablet wouldn't be available until January, anyone with a casual interest in gadgets could have guessed that meant a splashy CES launch was in order. Sure enough, ev...
02:29 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Griffin Twenty hands-on (video)
We're chillin' out at Griffin's booth at CES as it shows off its slate of products for early 2012. The Griffin Twenty is a white brick you can dock with an Airport Express to create a wireless amp. Ad...
02:23 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Togii's Gaze interface lets you use your eyes to move a cursor, perform gestures in Windows 8 (video)
We've seen gesture control, but how about an input device that lets you stare your PC into submission? That's the basic gist of Togii's Gaze UI, an early version of which is on display here at CES, an...
02:23 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Tobii's Gaze interface lets you use your eyes to move a cursor, perform gestures in Windows 8 (video)
We've seen gesture control, but how about an input device that lets you stare your PC into submission? That's the basic gist of Tobii's Gaze UI, an early version of which is on display here at CES, an...
02:21 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget SolarFocus Kindle case eyes-on
We're here at CES Unveiled and we've just got our mitts on SolarFocus' Kindle case. The $80 e-reader sheath is said to provide for three months of unplugged use as well as 50 hours for its onboard rea...
02:19 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Thermador Freedom full-surface inductive cooktop oven mitts-on
We'll admit it, cooktops aren't all that sexy as a rule. But Thermodor's Freedom full-surface adaptive induction unit we just happened upon at CES Unveiled this evening certainly takes some steps towa...
02:15 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Fujitsu Arrows Mu hands-on (video)
It was only a few short months ago that Fujitsu's F-07D cropped up at the FCC and took a swing at the "world's thinnest" smartphone title. Since that time, the handset's taken on a new name -- the Arr...
02:15 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Fujitsu Arrows F-07D hands-on (video)
It was only a few short months ago that Fujitsu's F-07D cropped up at the FCC and took a swing at the "world's thinnest" smartphone title. Since that time, the handset's taken on a new name -- the Arr...
02:08 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Parrot Asteroid CK, Asteroid Nav, Asteroid 2DIN infotainment systems: hands-on (video)
At last year's CES, Parrot unveiled its Asteroid car receiver -- a nifty little head unit that brought Android apps to a driver's dashboard. Today, the company expanded its infotainment reach with thr...
02:08 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Lenovo's IdeaTab S2 10-inch does tablet transformation, packs a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon (update: hands-on)
This wouldn't be the first time for Lenovo to release a tablet-plus-keyboard combo, though the illusive IdeaPad U1 Hybrid was merely adding Windows to the updated LePad via the keyboard dock. That sai...
01:40 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Lenovo LePad K2010 (IdeaTab K2) hands-on
Remember our lovely leak of Lenovo's Tegra 3 tablet from last November? Well, it showed up here at CES under the LePad K2010 moniker for China, while elsewhere it'll likely be known as the IdeaTab K2....
01:40 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Lenovo LePad K2010 (IdeaTab K2) hands-on: Tegra 3, full HD IPS display
Remember our lovely leak of Lenovo's Tegra 3 tablet from last November? Well, it showed up here at CES under the LePad K2010 moniker for China, while elsewhere it'll likely be known as the IdeaTab K2....
01:38 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Pure intros the Contour 200i and Sensia 200D, we rock out with our hands on
It's the same old story -- a company coming to the States, attempting to make a splash in the US during the craziest tech week of the year. In the case of Pure, however, the company actually has some ...
01:30 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Inhabitat's Week in Green: 2012 Detroit Auto Show, 3D-printed geometric kite and the world's largest battery
Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.Green transportation kicks into high gear this week with th...
01:26 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Allure Energy EverSense energy management system hands-on
Allure Energy announced its EverSense energy management system (read: a fancy thermostat) back in December, but we were just on hand for its official unveiling here at CES. EverSense serves both as a ...
01:25 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget QOOQ tablet gets a dual-core bilingual upgrade: We get our chef on (video)
Tablets need to specialize or die -- at least that's what the folks behind QOOQ are hoping. As an accompaniment to its cooking-centric tablet of yesteryear, it's announced a new upgraded tablet for 20...
12:58 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Rukus solar-powered Bluetooth sound system hands-on
Remember that Rukus solar-powered Bluetooth sound system we just told you about a few minutes ago? Well, we just got a little bit of hands-on time with the thing. The speaker set was plugged in, of co...
12:56 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Samsung's inTouch brings 'Apps' like Skype and a browser to your TV
If you've tasked Sammy with stalking your progeny and your house, what's another camera ontop of your TV? Samsung's inTouch is just that, running a skinned version of Android 2.3, replete with WiFi an...
12:54 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget RCA-branded hardware at CES includes mobile TVs with Android, soundbar media streamer
While it may not have the most high profile entries at CES, RCA always manages to lend its brand to some interesting hardware, and this year that includes the Wi-Fi Home Theater Sound Bar seen above. ...
12:50 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Goal Zero Sherpa 50 personal charger hands-on
We're here at CES Unveiled and just got our hands on Goal Zero's new version of its Sherpa 50 personal power pack. Like its predecessor, it's a 50 watt lithium ion power pack meant to give you an extr...
12:41 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Dish Network adds video on-demand streaming for iPad, enhanced Thuuz Google TV app
While Dish isn't yet ready to officially reveal the details of its new "Hopper" multiroom DVR setup or any wireless broadband plans, it has announced the addition of video on-demand streaming to its R...
12:41 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget ZOMM announces the Lifestyle Connect, keeps your trusted friends one button away
The folks that developed the Wireless Leash Plus, keeping your iPhone close at hand via Bluetooth, have taken the personal security bit of that device a step further. ZOMM has outed the Lifestyle Conn...
12:38 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Here's a seven-minute Nikon D4 sample video: try not to drool
Corey Rich. Might not ring a bell off-hand, but it'll be someone you're insanely jealous of after you head past the break and mash play. Sir Rich was fortunate enough to get hands-on with a Nikon D4 d...
12:30 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Withings intros WiFi-connected baby scale so you can tell your friends oh, how they've grown (hands-on)
Withings put itself on the map with its WiFi-connected scale, and though it recently took a detour into blood pressure readings, it's now returning to what it does best: tallying the weight of sweet, ...
12:21 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Samsung introduces WiFi SmartCam and video baby monitor
For those keen on observing from afar, Samsung's just unveiled two WiFi surveillance cameras. Both can easily be paired with routers that support WPS and offer remote tracking from Sammy's SmartCam we...
12:21 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Google Maps indoor navigation: yeah, it works at CES
Google Maps 6.0 brought a promise of indoor navigation back in November of last year, but outside of a few dozen airports, transit hubs and retail outlets, we had no idea where it was or wasn't implem...
12:21 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Samsung introduces WiFi SmartCam and video baby monitor (update: hands-on!)
For those keen on observing from afar, Samsung's just unveiled two WiFi surveillance cameras. Both can easily be paired with routers that support WPS and offer remote tracking from Sammy's SmartCam we...
12:18 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Sculpteo 3D printer iPhone app: make a vase based on your profile, because you can
What to get the crazy billionaire in your life who has everything? Why, a vase, based on their profile, of course. That centuries-long dream has been realized with the release of the new Sculpteo iPho...
12:17 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget iCade cuts the fat for CES, introduces handheld brother
The iCade has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a ThinkGeek April Fool's gag. After trading out a fictional 30-pin dock connector for a very real Bluetooth radio and well, actual existence...
12:17 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget iCade cuts the fat for CES, introduces handheld brother (update: video)
The iCade has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a ThinkGeek April Fool's gag. After trading out a fictional 30-pin dock connector for a very real Bluetooth radio and well, actual existence...
12:17 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget iCade cuts the fat for CES, introduces handheld brother (update: video and iCade Jr.)
The iCade has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a ThinkGeek April Fool's gag. After trading out a fictional 30-pin dock connector for a very real Bluetooth radio and well, actual existence...
12:02 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Oregon Scientific's Remote Weather Access Platform links up weather stations to your phone
Another phone-related product coming out of Oregon Scientific this year is the Remote Weather Access Platform. As the name suggests, this little box acts as a LAN bridge between Oregon Scientific home...
12:01 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Oregon Scientific's Time and Wireless Charging Station+ does what it says
Oregon Scientific isn't usually known for making gadgets that get cozy with phones and whatnot, but this year we'll be seeing some changes. For starters, this Time and Wireless Charging Station+ ...
12:00 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Parrot unveils AR.Drone 2.0 with 720p HD camera, autonomous video-recording, we go hands-on
If you'll recall, it was just yesterday that we spied the Parrot's AR.Drone 2.0 banners here at the Las Vegas Convention Center in the run-up to CES, followed today by a leak of what appeared to be th...
12:00 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Oregon Scientific at CES 2012: new weather monitoring and a Qi charging stations, an action cam and more
As usual, the folks at Oregon Scientific are rolling out a bundle of products at CES. First up, there's the $129 Time and Wireless Charging Station+ that uses the power of Qi to juice up your Qi-...
12:00 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Optoma outs two tiny pico projectors, empowers execs on the go
Optoma's giving the shrink ray treatment to two of its latest pico projectors, debuting at CES 2012 today. The pocket-friendly PK320 comes in at a slight eight ounces and outputs 16:9 images at up to ...
12:00 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Rukus solar-powered Bluetooth sound system thinks you should rock more in direct sunlight
What's got Bluetooth, big solar panels and an e-ink display? Not a heck of a lot of gadgets prior to today's introduction of the Rukus portable sound system from Eton. The solar-power speaker system c...
12:00 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Belkin teams with Mobile Content Venture to bring Doyle Mobile TV to your devices
Hot on the heels of its agreement with MetroPCS, Mobile Content Venture (MCV) is now teaming up with Belkin. The duo will collaborate on new products and application designs for tech that will bring b...
12:00 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Lenovo outs IdeaCentre B340 and B540 all-in-ones, H520s and IdeaCentre K430 towers
Ultrabooks might be the belle of the ball at this year's CES, but that doesn't mean you won't see a few desktops thrown in for variety's sake. Lenovo just unveiled a quartet of stationary machines, in...
12:00 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Lenovo's 55-inch IdeaTV K91 is the world's first Android Ice Cream Sandwich TV
Back in late November last year, Lenovo's Chinese folks teased a certain IdeaTV or LeTV for launch this year, and now we finally get to see it in its full glory. Dubbed the K91, we're looking at a 55-...
12:00 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Lenovo unveils six mainstream consumer laptops (and one desktop replacement)
Not content to stop at a netbook and a pair of Ultrabooks, Lenovo just a slew of mainstream laptops (and even a desktop replacement) to fill out its consumer IdeaPad line. Starting at the high end, th...
12:00 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Lenovo's IdeaPad S200 S206 netbook gives a choice of Intel and AMD innards, arrives in June for $349 and up
While we don't expect to see that many netbooks announced in two thousand twelve, we're not surprised to see some of the usual suspects releasing a few token models. Lenovo just introduced the IdeaPad...
12:00 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Lenovo's IdeaTab S2 10" does tablet transformation, packs a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon
This wouldn't be the first time for Lenovo to release a tablet-plus-keyboard combo, though the illusive IdeaPad U1 Hybrid was merely adding Windows to the updated LePad via the keyboard dock. That sai...
12:00 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Lenovo's IdeaPad U310 and U410 Ultrabooks start at an inexpensive $699, weigh a little more than the competition
If there's one thing we don't like about the Lenovo IdeaPad U300s, it's that it's missing an SD slot, and starts at $1,200 -- a steep price when you can find many an Ultrabook for under $1,000. (Okay,...
12:00 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget LaCie announces 2big and eSATA Thunderbolt storage options, adds to high-speed arsenal
Back in November, we took the pricey LaCie Big Disk Thunderbolt SSD for a spin. The outfit has just outed two more Thunderbolt storage solutions at CES: the 2big and eSATA hub Thunderbolt series. Boas...
12:00 am EDT - Mon, January 9, 2012
Engadget Belkin teams with Mobile Content Venture to bring Dyle Mobile TV to your devices
Hot on the heels of its agreement with MetroPCS, Mobile Content Venture (MCV) is now teaming up with Belkin. The duo will collaborate on new products and application designs for tech that will bring b...
11:38 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Acer Iconia Tab A700 hands-on
So, the mystery quad-core tablet shown off by Acer at CES has a name... kinda. The Tegra 3-powered unit is the oft rumored and leaked Iconia Tab A700, though, we were told repeatedly that this is just...
11:38 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Acer Iconia Tab A700 hands-on (updated: now with more video!)
So, the mystery quad-core tablet shown off by Acer at CES has a name... kinda. The Tegra 3-powered unit is the oft rumored and leaked Iconia Tab A700, though, we were told repeatedly that this is just...
11:13 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Marvell's Classroom 3.0 includes Armada-powered SMILE Plug Computer
All together now -- "Aww!" Marvell has just outed its Classroom 3.0 initiative here at CES 2012, with the star attraction being the cutie above. That's an Armada-powered plug computer known as SMILE, ...
10:57 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Nintendo purportedly advising developers to not publish digital sales figures
Hoping to gloat about however many copies of [insert Nintendo title here] that you've sold? Think again. Richard Hill-Whittall, the owner and director of Icon Games Entertainment, recently passed a fe...
10:38 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra hands-on
Ultrabooks aren't necessarily just for those that want tiny ultraportables -- Acer also thinks the mainstream consumer is going to be keen on the extended battery life and slimmer profile afforded by ...
10:38 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra series hands-on
Ultrabooks aren't necessarily just for those that want tiny ultraportables -- Acer also thinks the mainstream consumer is going to be keen on the extended battery life and slimmer profile afforded by ...
10:26 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Acer S5 Ultrabook hands-on
Acer brought it's A-game to CES, by which we mean the "world's thinnest Ultrabook." The 13.3-inch Acer Aspire S5 just launched and we got our mitts all-over its super-svelte magnesium and aluminum ext...
10:26 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Acer Aspire S5 Ultrabook hands-on
Acer brought it's A-game to CES, by which we mean the "world's thinnest Ultrabook." The 13.3-inch Acer Aspire S5 just launched and we got our mitts all-over its super-svelte magnesium and aluminum ext...
10:08 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Acer's next-gen, quad-core Iconia Tab introduced at CES 2012 with a 1080p display
Acer's finishing up its CES 2012 presser with a teaser to end all teasers: there's a next-generation, quad-core Iconia Tab on the way. The Android-based slate will be powered by NVIDIA's Tegra 3 and w...
10:02 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget ActiveVideo Network's CloudTV H5 links up with Siri, brings voice control to set-top boxes
So you ignored the same old design and moderately bumped specs, plunked down your plastic and picked up an iPhone 4S -- presumably on the allure of Siri. Well, that bodiless, digital lady helper's abo...
09:42 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Netflix close to signing deals with Sony, Disney, Paramount and ITV, to debut in the UK soon?
Those with a PS3 in the United Kingdom might have gotten a sneak peek at a placeholder, but according to The Guardian, apparently its proper early 2012 launch isn't far off. Purportedly the video stre...
09:42 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Netflix close to signing deals with Sony, Disney, Paramount and ITV, to debut in the UK soon? (update: pricing pegged at 5.99month)
Those with a PS3 in the United Kingdom might have gotten a sneak peek at a placeholder, but according to The Guardian, apparently its proper "early 2012" launch isn't far off. Purportedly the video st...
09:42 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Netflix close to signing deals with Sony, Disney, Paramount and ITV, to debut in the UK soon? (update: pricing pegged at 5.99month, website live)
Those with a PS3 in the United Kingdom might have gotten a sneak peek at a placeholder, but according to The Guardian, apparently its proper "early 2012" launch isn't far off. Purportedly the video st...
09:16 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Roam Mobility deflates roaming charges, teams up with T-Mobile to spare Canadian wallets
Roaming charges are the big, bad wolf of the wireless industry. And if you happen to be a Canadian with a predilection for crossing the US border, you've likely incurred the wrath of those fees. Enter...
09:12 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Square's perimeter gets larger, now sold at UPS and OfficeMax locations
What's a company to do once it grabs a million merchants? Grab a million more, naturally. Following an online rollout and a wider spread to Apple Stores, Jack Dorsey's own Square is expanding to Offic...
09:03 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget AcerCloud unveiled, bringing free cloud connectivity to all future Acer PCs
Acer's just previewed its latest entry to cloud computing, aptly titled AcerCloud, allowing users to access multimedia and data files remotely whether or not their main PC is asleep. The feature will ...
08:56 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Is this the PlayStation 3's new video editor? PlayMemories Studio shows up on CES showfloor, Facebook
Our blurrycammed tipster seems to have found a cozy hovel in Sony's CES booth, and just shot a few more out-of-focus shots our way. This time we're looking at PlayMemories Studio, a PlayStation 3 app ...
08:53 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Acer reveals Timeline Ultra at CES: eight hours of life, shipping Q1 2012
Wondering just how hot the Ultrabook token is here at CES? Wonder no more. Acer just tacked "Ultra" onto its revised Timeline series, pushing the actual boundaries of the definition. The new range -- ...
08:46 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget ViaSat residential satellite broadband internet hands-on (video)
Last Thursday, ViaSat announced pricing for its new home broadband service, which is set to deliver 12 Mbps+ download speeds (3 Mbps+ up) beginning next week for $50 per month. We just dropp...
08:45 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Acer announces 13.3-inch Aspire S5 Ultrabook at CES 2012
Not surprisingly, Acer's jumping on the quickly-expanding Ultrabook bandwagon here at CES 2012, with the Aspire A5 being the first out of the chute. It's a 13.3-incher that'll check it at under three ...
08:45 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Acer announces 'world's thinnest' 13.3-inch Aspire S5 Ultrabook at CES 2012
Not surprisingly, Acer's jumping on the quickly-expanding Ultrabook bandwagon here at CES 2012, with the Aspire S5 being the first out of the chute. It's a 13.3-incher that'll check it at under three ...
08:45 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Acer announces 'world's thinnest' 13.3-inch Aspire S5 Ultrabook at CES 2012 (update: pictures)
Not surprisingly, Acer's jumping on the quickly-expanding Ultrabook bandwagon here at CES 2012, with the Aspire S5 being the first out of the chute. It's a 13.3-incher that'll check it at under three ...
08:43 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Sony Bloggie on the CES show floor?
Well hello there little guy. Sent in by a tipster and purportedly from the CES show floor, what you're gazing at looks an awful lot like something from Sony's Bloggie line. The silver pocket camcorder...
08:43 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget BPG Werks shows first DTV Shredder Sport production model, preps for the apocalypse
Back in the spring, we spent some time with two BPG Werks DTV Shredder models in the sands of New Mexico. Ben Gulak and crew have been hard at work on production-ready, souped-up Segway / tank hybrids...
08:34 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Hybrid first hands-on!
The Lenovo X1 Hybrid isn't your typical laptop refresh. Though it looks like the X1 we reviewed last spring, it represents a stark about-face in the company's approach to battery life: the Hybrid edit...
08:24 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Lenovo's ThinkPad T430u Ultrabook hands-on
Ultrabooks are all the rage this year's CES, so it only makes sense that Lenovo would want to get in on the action and bring the new, slim form factor to its lauded ThinkPad line. We swung by the comp...
08:10 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget OLPC's XO 3.0 tablet hands-on (video)
OLPC announced the XO 3.0 tablet yesterday, and today we had a chance to sit down with the company's CTO, Ed McNierney and Marvell's Chief Marketing Officer Tom Hayes, who gave us a tour of the new ta...
07:49 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Eee Pad Transformer to receive Ice Cream Sandwich after January 12th, ASUS confirms
ASUS' Eee Pad Transformer is about to get a healthy scoop of Ice Cream Sandwich. The company's UK branch confirmed the news today on its Facebook page, announcing that its original tablet-PC hybrid de...
07:44 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget HP Spectre spotted on CES show floor
What's this here? It's the stuff of CES 2012 legend -- the HP Spectre. Now, granted, we had a pretty good idea that the sexy new ultrabook is headed our way soon, but hey, here it is, in the flesh, sp...
07:30 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Refresh Roundup: week of January 2, 2012
Your smartphone and / or tablet is just begging to get updated. From time to time, these mobile devices are blessed with maintenance refreshes, bug fixes, custom ROMs and anything in between, and so m...
07:13 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget AT&T Galaxy Note confirmed at CES, carrier branding and four-button controls
Well, well, it looks like Samsung has let the cat of the bag a hair early. The company's Galaxy Note is indeed headed to AT&T, confirmed by several posters in the public area of the Las Vegas Conv...
06:22 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Mobee's Magic Feet and Power Bar juice up Mac peripherals, no more battery swapping for you
Mobee's no stranger to the world of Mac peripherals these days, and you would've already come across the brand if swapping batteries is too much for you. Following its Magic Charger (for Apple's Magic...
05:00 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Belkin reveals Advance N900 DB router, keeps your MW3 marathon top priority with IntelliStream
Belkin has added another wireless networking kit to it's N-series lineup here at CES. The company has announced its Advance N900 DB, a dual band WiFi router capable of 450Mbps speeds per band. Featuri...
04:52 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Pantech Element goes up for pre-order, get those water buckets ready
Looks like there was some truth to those coming attractions, after all. Pantech's eight-inch waterproof tablet, which is set to get its close up next week at CES, is now available for pre-order, a fac...
04:28 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget C Spire's LTE rollout appears stalled, GPS interference doesn't help matters
Target dates come and go, and other times, they're merely brushed aside. That seems to be the case for C Spire Wireless, which (back in its days as Cellular South) announced that it would have a live ...
04:24 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Verizon Wireless goes down in Montana and Wyoming, gets put right back up again
We received a handful of tips overnight from readers in higher altitudes indicating problems with their Verizon Wireless devices, problems that seemed more severe than the last round of outages. Indee...
04:18 pm EDT - Sun, January 8, 2012
Engadget Samsung pushes Swipe