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12:00 am -04 - Wed, September 30, 2015
Engadget TiVo's 4K-ready, commercial skipping Bolt hints at the future
This new Bolt DVR may not totally remake the recording technology TiVo is famous for, but it introduces a sharp departure in design and adds features customers have asked for since it started in the l...
10:40 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Google Shopping ads will start popping up on YouTube
Until that rumored ads-free subscription option comes around (if it's true, that is), you just have to accept that advertisements are a part of YouTube. The latest type you'll come across in...
09:52 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Apple Music and iTunes Movies hit China today
Folks in China don't have access to the record-breaking iPhone 6s until October, but Apple's making sure they they'll be able to get their hands on iBooks, Apple Music and iTunes Movies...
09:04 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Security firm discovers Linux botnet that hits with 150 Gbps DDoS attacks
Akamai announced on Tuesday that its Security Intelligence Response Team has discovered a massive Linux-based botnet that's reportedly capable of downing websites under a torrent of DDoS traffic ...
08:28 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget The first official 'X-Files' trailer is out there
The wait is nearly over, X-Files fans! We're just a few short months from the debut of the new X-Files. Like the original series, this six episode mini-season is being produced by Chris Carter. D...
07:06 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Here's how to watch Tesla's Model X launch event
After dealing with many production delays over the past couple of years, Tesla's finally ready to launch the Model X, its highly anticipated crossover. Later this evening, the company will hold a...
06:18 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Self-assembling material could produce artificial veins
Most attempts at creating artificial veins don't come close to replicating organic processes, but researchers at the Queen Mary University of London might change that. They've developed a t...
05:40 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Google Maps now works on the Apple Watch
Sure, Apple Maps has improved significantly in the past few years since it launched, but for many Apple users it still doesn't hold a candle to Google Maps. But if you're an Apple Watch user...
05:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Playdate: We take on the Empire in 'Disney Infinity 3.0'
It is a period of civil war. Sean and Tim, two video game streamers from the Engadget Alliance, have begun their first battle against the Galactic Empire. Pursued by the Empire's sinister agents,...
05:15 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Google and LG's 5X is the Nexus for the rest of us
When Google (and Motorola) showed off the Nexus 6 last year, most nerds were excited. Others, making up a surprisingly vocal minority, reacted as though the companies dropped ice cubes down the backs ...
05:04 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Kanye West is afraid 3D printers will ruin the fashion industry
Kanye West has a way with words. He's not known for often, if ever, holding back on whatever thoughts cross his mind. In a recent episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, the musician-turned-s...
04:42 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Nauto's dash cam promises to make old cars a little smarter
As much as we would love a self-driving ride with fancy pedestrian detection technology, nobody thought to add it to our '96 Dodge Stratus. Thankfully a new startup called Nauto is hoping to reme...
04:25 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget 1TB Xbox One bundle includes 'Gears of War' and two more games for $399
Do you have a special someone on your Christmas list who deserves a shiny new console this holiday season? Even if you're just shopping for yourself, there's a new Xbox One bundle that might...
03:55 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Google finally has a Surface competitor in the Pixel C
Say hello to the first-ever Android tablet built by Google. It's the Pixel C, and just like how the Chromebook Pixel was the creme de la creme of Chromebooks, the Pixel C looks to be Google'...
03:53 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget 'The Stanley Parable' developer's new game launches in two days
We know just a few things for certain about Davey Wreden's follow-up to The Stanley Parable:It's called The Beginner's GuideIt's a "narrative video game" for PC and MacIt...
03:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget A tour of Google's many hardware projects
Google may have started its life as a search engine, but 17 years has seen the company steadily evolve into one that produces as many goods as it does services. It may not be running the factories its...
03:24 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Tim Cook: Apple won't merge iOS and OS X
Now that Apple is blurring the lines between its mobile tablets and PCs with the iPad Pro, it's tempting to imagine iOS and OS X merging into a single operating system (Windows 10-style) that wor...
03:12 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Chromecast Audio competes with Sonos for a tenth of the price
The Chromecast Audio is pretty smart. Here's the elevator pitch: You plug the little hockey puck in the image above into a power outlet, and then connect it to your speakers using the provided 3....
03:08 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Volkswagen will fix emissions test-cheating cars ... somehow
Volkswagen is gearing up to fix the cars affected by its diesel emissions cheating scandal -- though the specifics are still up in the air. The company's new CEO, Matthias Mueller, told employees...
03:04 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Xprize challenge offers $20 million to curb fossil fuel emissions
Sadly, carbon dioxide emissions aren't going away just yet. However, the Xprize crew would like to at least see those emissions do something besides accelerate climate change. They're launch...
02:50 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Meet the Nexus 6P, Google and Huawei's shockingly svelte flagship
After last year's unwieldy attempt, Google had to think a little more carefully about how its nerd-friendly Nexus line should work and feel. Rather than just offer one new phone today, Google sho...
02:45 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Microsoft VR Kit is a more colorful Cardboard for Windows Phones
If Google Cardboard is just a little too cheap looking for your tastes, you're in luck: Microsoft is making its own foldable VR headset. And it's purple. The Microsoft VR Kit, as it's c...
02:40 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget The new Chromecast vs. the competition: Which will you watch?
The original Chromecast stood out for how it offered a cheap, easy way to get content on your TV in a super small form factor. Its successor adds even more features like Fast Play, an integrated HDMI ...
02:28 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget The After Math: Google Nexus 2015 press event
Google held a press conference in San Francisco this morning to announce a slew of new and updated devices. We saw two powerful new mobile phones, the Nexus 5x and 6P, as well as a new iteration of th...
02:25 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget HTC's first Android Marshmallow device due on October 20th
Even though HTC isn't a maker of the new Nexus devices with Marshmallow, it'll definitely be one of the first to release its own phone running on the latest Android build. According to the c...
02:22 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Comcast wants you to keep using Comcast even for web video
Comcast loves when you watch regular TV. But, it also knows that you're also watching web-only content on YouTube and other video sites. To try to get your eyeballs always on its properties it an...
02:15 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget The Nexus 6P vs. the competition: More than just big screens
Google might not have a new 6-inch handset this year, but fans of larger phones will still be pleased with the 5.7-inch Nexus 6P. It's got a 12.3-megapixel camera, laser-assisted autofocus and, a...
02:05 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget The Nexus 5X vs. the competition: Smaller is still powerful
If last year's Nexus 6 was too big for your hands, this year Google and LG have scaled things back a bit with the Nexus 5X. It sports a more manageable 5.2-inch screen size, while also dropping s...
02:04 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Forget the shape, the Chromecast 2 is all about an app
The first thing you'll notice about the new Google Chromecast is its form. But more interesting by far is its function. The new Chromecast app solves the biggest issue with the first iteration of...
01:55 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Spotify will finally beam tunes to Chromecast
If you've been itchin' to use Spotify alongside Google's streaming dongle, you'll soon get that chance. The music streaming service will finally be available for use on Chromecast....
01:55 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Spotify will finally beam songs to Chromecast
If you've been itchin' to use Spotify alongside Google's streaming dongle, you'll soon get that chance. The music-streaming service will finally be available for use on Chromecast....
01:53 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden signs up for Twitter
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden recently talked with Neil deGrasse Tyson about the possibility of signing up for Twitter and joining the social internet, and he just made good on his word. Follow @S...
01:40 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget UK pricing for the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel C and new Chromecasts
It's Android day today, with Google announcing a whole host of new products including the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel C and two new Chromecasts. Whether you're interested in some, or all of th...
01:26 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Twitter will reportedly nix the 140-character limit with a new product
Do you find yourself needing more than 140 characters to get your point across on Twitter? Well, you might soon have an option that allows you to be a bit more verbose. Re/code reports that the social...
01:16 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Google launches the Chromecast App to help you find content
So you just bought a shiny new Chromecast 2.0 for $35. Now what? Google is trying to help folks do more with their shiny purchase with the new Chromecast App. The idea is to help you discover new cont...
01:09 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Google's Pixel C tablet is Android's official answer to the Surface
You may have tuned into Google's event expecting Nexus phones, but Google just threw a big (if not entirely unanticipated) wildcard into the mix: meet the Pixel C. The 10.2-inch Android Marshmall...
01:07 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Chromecast adds video from Showtime, Sling TV, NBA and more
Besides rolling out two brand new devices and a redesigned app, Google is bringing a slew of new video services (and Spotify) to the now 20 million strong Chromecast ecosystem. Announced onstage durin...
01:07 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Chromecast adds video from Sling TV, NBA and more
Besides rolling out two brand-new devices and a redesigned app, Google is bringing a slew of new video services (and Spotify) to the now 20-million-strong Chromecast ecosystem. Google announced onstag...
01:03 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Google Photos gets updated with improved sharing features
Google is adding three new features to its Photos platform that are designed to make sharing pictures easier. The first is to tackle the problem of wanting to share a cool image with your friends in a...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Nexus Protect is Google's answer to AppleCare
Alongside the Nexus 5X and 6P smartphones Google unveiled today, the company announced a new program intended to give butter-fingered customers a little peace of mind. In addition to the one-year warr...
12:56 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Chromecast Audio connects your existing speakers for $35
One of the biggest draws of Chromecast is its ability to easily push audio to your home audio system. Google is taking that one step further with the introduction of Chromecast Audio. From the sounds ...
12:51 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Google's Chromecast 2.0 is faster, more colorful and still just $35
Google has just announced its next-gen Chromecast streaming stick, and just like earlier reports said, it's taken on a circular form and has donned more colorful shells. The company says its ante...
12:37 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Android Marshmallow lets you use your voice to control apps
We've been testing Android 6.0 "Marshmallow" for months, but Google has saved some of its more interesting features for today's big Nexus launch event. Most intriguing is the opera...
12:34 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Android Marshmallow reaches devices next week
Anxious to know when Android 6.0 Marshmallow will reach your existing devices? Google is more than happy to oblige. Existing Nexus devices will start getting Marshmallow next week, including the 5, 6,...
12:33 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Google Play Music family plan gives six people tunes for $15 a month
Family pricing has been all the rage when it comes to music-streaming services. After the likes of Rdio, Spotify, Tidal and Apple Music announced reduced rates for you and your family, Google has a fa...
12:22 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Google's Android Sensor Hub knows how your Nexus is moving
In addition to its new Nexus 5X and 6P handsets, Google also revealed a low-power secondary processor during its September 29th event. This added chip resides in both models. It's called the Andr...
12:12 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget LG is making another Nexus: meet the Nexus 5X
The rumors are true: LG is back to build Google's 5.2-inch Nexus 5X. Leaked repeatedly over the last few weeks, the specs aren't much of a surprise -- or outpacing the also just-announced Ne...
12:10 pm -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Google's next Nexus flagship is the 5.7-inch, Huawei-built 6P
We knew with near-certainty that (one of) the next Nexus flagship phones would be a Huawei-built device called the 6P, and now Google has just made that official at its event in San Francisco this mor...
11:55 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Live from Google's Nexus event!
Now that Apple had its day in the sun, Google's ready to take the stage for an event of its very own. And just like how the folks in Cupertino announced a couple of new phones, we're expecti...
11:40 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Prime Music adds Katy Perry, The Weeknd and other Universal artists
To keep pace with the likes of Apple Music, Spotify and other, Amazon is expanding its music streaming library once more. Today, the online retailer announced that Prime Music now features tunes from ...
11:33 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Netflix streams on airplanes too, starting with Virgin America
One problem with Netflix has always been that it doesn't work when you're on a plane. Starting this month however, the service's entire catalog will be available for Virgin America flig...
11:30 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget BBC begins phasing out Flash with new HTML5 iPlayer trial
Now that Chrome and Firefox are treating Flash like an unwanted guest, online companies are weighing up whether supporting the browser plugin is worth their time. The BBC currently utilises it for its...
11:24 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Here's how to watch Google's Nexus event
We've barely recovered from Apple's "Hey Siri" event a couple of weeks ago, but already we've got another huge press conference on our hands. Today, Google's taking the f...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget OS X El Capitan review: a modest update, with some welcome changes
When I first previewed OS X El Capitan, Apple's latest Mac operating system, the software wasn't quite finished, and it also wasn't available to anybody without a developer account (tha...
10:42 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Amazon Flex is really an Uber for high-speed deliveries
When word got out about Amazon Flex, it wasn't clear exactly how it worked. Was it a pick-it-up-yourself service? Not really, as it turns out. The online retailer has finally taken the wraps o...
10:15 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Raytheon signs $1 billion contract to protect government websites
Homeland Security has signed a five-year contract with Raytheon, which could be worth a whopping $1 billion. While the defense contractor is more known for weapons development, DHS hasn't joined ...
09:42 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Flickr's new image compression was almost invisible, until it wasn't
Ugh, it's all pixelated. Ugh, artifacts. Compression is otherwise a pretty useful trick for squeezing more stuff (photos, video and more) into less space, but something typically gets lost in the...
09:32 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget BT wants Netflix's 4K content on its Ultra HD box
BT may've launched the first 4K sports channel in the UK, but it doesn't expect you to shell out for its new Ultra HD box just to catch the odd footy match in the highest of definitions. It&...
09:24 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Sony's big PlayStation 4 update arrives tomorrow
Sony is set to release one of its biggest updates ever for the PlayStation 4, and now we know when it's coming: tomorrow, September 30th. Update 3.0 includes some significant new changes, especia...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget ICYMI: Bro-saving weight bench, 4-gram robot and more
Today on In Case You Missed It: A weight bench designed for people who want to lift alone has a hydraulic foot lever to save yourself from injury. A 4-gram robot can move two different ways: As an inc...
08:39 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Microsoft promises that Windows 10 doesn't violate your privacy
Microsoft famously accused Google of "Scroogling" users by selling their private data to advertisers. But when it launched Windows 10, Microsoft was itself roundly criticized for over-zealou...
08:21 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Google brings increasingly precise ads to Gmail and YouTube
Organizing a trip to New York, but getting distracted by wobbly recordings of the supermoon on YouTube? Fear not, as the planning will come to you via Google's newest advertising features: '...
07:45 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Shot wants to be the Instagram of virtual reality
Whether it's a technology giant like Google or a small startup, nowadays everyone wants a piece of the VR pie. Shot, for instance, was created by a group of friends from Spain who wanted to bring...
06:33 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Skype dons Android Wear support
If you've been waiting for the day you can use Skype on your Android Wear watch, then update your app ASAP. The messenger now supports the wearable platform and gives you a way to read and reply ...
05:05 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Slack Posts 2.0 explains big ideas without sending more emails
We live in an Orwellian future where every "k" and "LOL" brings us ever-closer to 1984-style Newspeak. To fight back, Slack's latest update acknowledges there are times when a...
04:00 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Logitech's latest mechanical gaming keyboard is also pretty light
Mechanical keyboards aren't just for old school PC users anymore -- they've also become fairly popular among the PC gaming crowd. The downside for all that glorious, mechanical keyboard feed...
02:22 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Adobe explains how space images are Photoshopped
It's not exactly a secret that those glorious space images NASA and other space agencies release go through extensive "Photoshopping," just like magazines and billboard ads. Now, Adobe ...
02:22 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Adobe explains how space images are 'Photoshopped'
It's not exactly a secret that those glorious space images NASA and other space agencies release go through extensive "Photoshopping," just like magazines and billboard ads. Now, Adobe ...
02:13 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Virgin Media bumps its top broadband speed up to 200Mbps
With a &pound;3 billion investment in its network, Virgin Media is looking to connect homes up and down Britain to its network for the first time. But that doesn't mean it's not thinking...
12:01 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Why Sonos thinks you're ready for a $500 speaker in your home
Sonos faces a unique challenge on the eve of launching the most important products it has developed in years. The company's mission statement is simple to sum up: It wants to make it easy to list...
12:01 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget A software trick will make your Sonos sound better than ever
If you're feeling envious of Sonos' new flagship speaker, the company has some good news in the form of Trueplay. It's a new feature coming to the Sonos iOS app that will make your old ...
12:01 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget The new Play:5 is Sonos' best speaker ever
The Sonos Play:5 is the wireless speaker that started it all. Sure, the Santa Barbara, California-based company had made products before it, but the Play:5 (known then as the S5) was its first all-in-...
12:00 am -04 - Tue, September 29, 2015
Engadget Hands-on with Amazon's new Fire HD tablets: Cheap, yet refined
One thing's for sure, Amazon's thinner new Fire HD tablets aren't iPad killers. Instead, they're being positioned as the ideal budget tablets for consuming video, e-books and music...
11:28 pm -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget Samsung shuts down its streaming video service after just one year
So many video streaming services, so little time. Samsung's Milk Video appears to be finding it a tough crowd to break into and has announced on the app's Google Play listing that it'll...
10:17 pm -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget 4-gram 'Tribot' shows off heat-activated high jumping
At the &Eacute;cole Polytechnique F&eacute;d&eacute;rale de Lausanne (EPFL), a laboratory that specializes in origami robots has created one that was inspired by the inchworm. The tiny 4-g...
09:31 pm -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget Brain implants help the paralyzed type faster
It's possible for paralysis victims to type and otherwise communicate with the world, but they usually have to do so at a glacial pace. They might not be nearly so limited in the future, though....
08:24 pm -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget Microsoft's 'Project Spark' game creation tool will be completely free
Microsoft's Project Spark game creation tool has embraced the free-to-play model for a while, but that has still meant paying a fair chunk of change to build the experience you really want. Howe...
07:27 pm -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget Konami's canceled 'Silent Hills' featured a horror manga master
Konami didn't just waste the talents of famed director Guillermo del Toro when it canceled Silent Hills -- it also tossed aside a legend of the comic book world. Del Toro has revealed that horro...
06:54 pm -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget Microsoft will deliver low-cost broadband to 500,000 rural Indian villages
A major partnership with Google putting free Wi-Fi in 400 train stations wasn't the only major network news coming from India today. The Indian government also announced on Monday that it will pa...
06:22 pm -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget Coca-Cola is the first company to pay Twitter for custom emoji
Hashtag-activated emoji have been invading our Twitter streams for some time now, but would you believe me if I told you that those Star Wars, Dominos and and sport-focused icons didn't make Twit...
05:59 pm -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget What's on your HDTV: 'Daily Show', 'Avengers' Blu-ray, 'Tony Hawk'
Tonight Comedy Central's Daily Show brings its first episode with Trevor Noah as the new host. While we wait to find out if he'll be able to fill Jon Stewart's shoes (and compete with a...
05:34 pm -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget iOS 9's WiFi Assist is killing your data plan
If you have data plan with a cap, it's probably a good idea to dive into iOS 9's Settings and turn off WiFI Assist. The feature switches an iPhone's data connection to the mobile carrie...
05:08 pm -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget Samsung promotion will pay your installment plan until 2016
Samsung is the latest phone manufacturer to offer up a rebate to customers willing to switch from a rival platform. The company announced a new promotion on Monday that would put up to $120 back in cu...
04:46 pm -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget Google gives your Android apps more room to breathe
Google just introduced a low-key change that could make a big, big impact on the Android apps you use. The search giant has doubled the maximum initial download size for apps from 50MB to 100MB, givi...
04:28 pm -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget See an unreleased 'South Park' game running on the original Xbox
Legend has it that back in the early 2000s, Oregon studio Buzz Monkey was working on an officially licensed South Park game for the original Xbox. The game never shipped, but an incredibly early versi...
04:02 pm -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget Google and NASA extend their D-Wave quantum computing contracts
D-Wave, a Canadian quantum computing firm, announced on Monday that a consortium between Google, NASA and the USRA (Universities Space Research Association) has agreed to extend its existing contract ...
03:43 pm -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget Sony doesn't see a market for a PlayStation Vita sequel
You may be jonesing for a follow-up to the PlayStation Vita, but Sony isn't so sure that it's a wise idea. The company's Shuhei Yoshida told those at a recent developer session that th...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget What to expect from Google's Nexus and Android event
What better way to close out the busy month of September than with a Google event? Nearly three weeks after Apple announced its latest smartphones, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, the search giant is prepa...
02:31 pm -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget BlackBerry's CEO isn't sure how to use BlackBerry's Android phone
BlackBerry CEO John Chen may be immensely proud of his company's upcoming Android-powered Priv smartphone, but he still has a few things to learn about using it. In an on-camera demo of the Priv ...
02:04 pm -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget 'Ta.co' Bell now offers online ordering
Got a hankering for Taco Bell but just can't bring yourself to wait the 3.5 minutes it takes to slop your order together? Well, you're in luck. The fast food franchise chain recently debuted...
01:35 pm -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget Dell will use recycled carbon fiber in Alienware and Latitude products
Later this year, Dell will increase the amount of recycled materials that it uses to make its products. Before the end of 2015, the company will begin using excess carbon fiber and other scrap materia...
01:01 pm -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget With the EOS M3, Canon finally has a worthy mirrorless camera
Canon's entry into the mirrorless space started with the EOS M in 2012. Unfortunately, the company's first interchangeable lens camera failed to impress, due to its sluggish performance, a t...
12:28 pm -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget Google offers its Cardboard-powered VR field trips to schools for free
Google detailed its Expeditions project back at I/O, and now the company is looking to get schools more involved. To do just that, Mountain View will offer schools the VR field trip kits for free. The...
12:12 pm -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget Facebook will help the UN bring internet access to refugee camps
Refugees already have a hard life, but that's made worse by the typical lack of internet access at refugee camps -- unless you resettle, you may never get online. Facebook isn't content with...
11:46 am -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget LG's lightweight Gram laptops arrive in the US
LG's laptops are a common sight around the world, but you wouldn't know it in the US when the company hasn't officially brought its portables to the country. Well, that's about to ...
11:21 am -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget Scientists find signs of liquid water on the surface of Mars
Liquid water isn't just a thing of the past for Mars -- NASA just revealed that it's also present on the planet's surface today, the New York Times reports. Scientists have detected evi...
10:44 am -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget Samsung Pay goes live in the US
Got one of Samsung's newer smartphones? Most likely, you can use it to make purchases across the US: as promised, Samsung Pay has launched Stateside. The technology lets you buy goods most anywhe...
10:23 am -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget Blackphone 2 now on sale in North America for $800
If you need maximum smartphone security and are willing to pay for it, the Blackphone 2 is now on sale. The latest handset from Silent Circle has privacy features like the Android-based PrivatOS opera...
10:00 am -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget I ordered 'VRoom Service' in a Marriott hotel
Virtual reality is a strange activity to offer in a hotel. If you're halfway around the world for a vacation or a business trip, you're usually there to go outside for one reason or another....
09:35 am -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget 3D-printed, eye-tracking top reacts and contorts to creepy stares
The ultimate defense against the wandering eye: this 3D-printed design project reacts to anyone that's looking, thanks to a built-in camera and some facial tracking algorithms. Architect and desi...
08:52 am -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget iPhone 6s breaks Apple sales record with 13 million sold
Apple's iPhone 6s is the company's new sales champ, with 13 million units sold just three days after launch. "Sales... (blew) past any previous first weekend sales results in Apple'...
08:06 am -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget First light-based memory chip puts SSDs on notice
Researchers have created the first optical-only chip that can permanently store data, a discovery that could lead to storage devices that leave SSDs in the dust. Non-volatile flash memory currently re...
07:01 am -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget Netflix actually made a Netflix and Chill button, and you can too
When they aren't stress-proofing servers and using playback data to pinpoint which episode made you binge-watch the rest of a show, Netflix engineers also like to build things. At the 2015 World ...
05:50 am -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget NASA will reveal 'major' Mars discovery at 11AM ET
NASA will reveal a "major science finding" about Mars at 11:00 AM (ET) today, but don't expect alien fossils. Rather, the space agency will likely explain how channels called "recu...
04:28 am -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget Unfriending Facebook friends can be considered bullying in Australia
It's tempting to unfriend people on social networks when you're mad at them, but you may want to think twice about it when coworkers are involved... at least, in Australia. The country'...
04:00 am -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget Citizen Mars, Episode Five: the future is closer than you think
There are plenty of reasons why people should be skeptical of Mars One's ability to establish a colony on the Red Planet. The science is doubtful, it needs aerospace companies to commit to the pr...
03:38 am -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget Vodafone and Virgin Media's parent company call off swap talks
When Vodafone confirmed it was talking to Liberty Global, owner of Virgin Media, about a "possible exchange of selected assets," it suggested that the operator was looking to bulk up ahead o...
03:01 am -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget GoPro unveils a low-cost action camera with WiFi
If you've wanted a low-cost GoPro camera so far, you've had to forego wireless. That's a big sacrifice, especially when an increasing number of competitors can do more for less. The com...
03:01 am -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget 'Halo 5' card system gives you a leg up in muliplayer mayhem
We're going to need a lot more time to properly judge the main story campaign in Halo 5: Guardians, but -- as with all Halo games -- the story mode is far from the only reason to play. Halo 5 wil...
03:01 am -04 - Mon, September 28, 2015
Engadget 'Halo 5' card system gives you a leg up in multiplayer mayhem
We're going to need a lot more time to properly judge the main story campaign in Halo 5: Guardians, but -- as with all Halo games -- the story mode is far from the only reason to play. Halo 5 wil...
11:59 pm -04 - Sun, September 27, 2015
Engadget Trippy art project has you exploring fractals in virtual reality
Fractal art can already be mesmerizing when you're staring at a 2D picture, but artist Matteo Zamagni has found a way to kick things up a notch. His Nature Abstraction art project has you diving...
10:14 pm -04 - Sun, September 27, 2015
Engadget A supermoon lunar eclipse is a pretty rare thing, so go look at it now
If you're thinking the moon is looking particularly foreboding, don't worry. Your eyes aren't playing tricks, and nor is it the end of days, but a lunar phenomenon that happens once rou...
09:13 pm -04 - Sun, September 27, 2015
Engadget Hilton looks into claims its hotels' shops were hacked
If you've been spendy at one of Hilton's hotels in recent memory, you may want to double-check your financial records. The company is investigating claims by security guru Brian Krebs that h...
07:42 pm -04 - Sun, September 27, 2015
Engadget Microsoft kit helps you run Windows 10 on a Raspberry Pi
Sure, it's no secret that you can run Windows 10 on a tiny Raspberry Pi 2, but actually doing that could prove to be a challenge. What parts do you need? And what do you do with it when you...
05:09 pm -04 - Sun, September 27, 2015
Engadget Google is putting WiFi in 400 Indian train stations
India may be rapidly building up its reputation as a tech-savvy country, but there are still hundreds of millions of people in the country who've had little to no experience with the internet. Go...
03:35 pm -04 - Sun, September 27, 2015
Engadget The iPad Pro's biggest challenge: finding its place between tablet and laptop
This article originally appeared on Fast Company and is reprinted with permission.By Jared NewmanWhen Apple launched the iPad in 2010, the biggest question was whether it could carve out a space betwe...
02:02 pm -04 - Sun, September 27, 2015
Engadget Roku's next-gen player surfaces at the FCC
The evidence that Roku is near launching a 4K-capable player just got decidedly stronger. A fresh FCC filing (spotted by Zatz Not Funny) has revealed an upcoming Roku "4400X" that looks lik...
12:29 pm -04 - Sun, September 27, 2015
Engadget Volkswagen knew about shady emissions practices years ago
Volkswagen's recently departed CEO may have been caught off-guard by his company's attempt to hide true diesel car emissions from regulators, but there are now signs that some VW higher-ups ...
11:00 am -04 - Sun, September 27, 2015
Engadget The After Math: That's Show Business
This week on the After Math, we look back at the week's entertainment news. That includes Amazon's big night at the Emmy awards, Oculus' new product announcements and North America'...
10:00 am -04 - Sun, September 27, 2015
Engadget Inhabitat's Week in Green: Off-grid homes and fold-up planes
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.What does it take for a house to go completely of...
07:01 am -04 - Sun, September 27, 2015
Engadget Investigators can't make you give up your work phone's passcode
American law enforcement might have free rein to make you unlock a phone using your fingerprint, but personal passcodes? Nope. A Pennsylvania-based federal judge has ruled that the Securities and Exch...
04:04 am -04 - Sun, September 27, 2015
Engadget Hospital makerspace lets nurses build their own tools
Makerspaces are great for bringing your gadget ideas to life, but they're not usually much help to nurses who may want to invent (or improvise) tools needed to take care of their patients. That&...
12:41 am -04 - Sun, September 27, 2015
Engadget NASA preps Orion heat shield for its first flight aboard the SLS
The Orion capsule's heat shield survived its test flight back in December just fine. In fact, Orion Program Manager Mark Kirasich says it "met every expectation" during reentry, endurin...
10:40 pm -04 - Sat, September 26, 2015
Engadget Elon Musk hopes to conquer electric car range limits by 2020
Range anxiety may keep you from driving an electric car right now, but Tesla chief Elon Musk doesn't expect that to be a problem for very long. When grilled about driving distances in a Danish i...
09:10 pm -04 - Sat, September 26, 2015
Engadget Latest iPhone screen bypass is tougher than the Contra code
Apple has just rolled out iOS 9.1, and it unfortunately has a flaw in tow that gives nosy techies a way to bypass your lock screen -- yet again. YouTube user videosdebarraquito posted a recording of h...
09:10 pm -04 - Sat, September 26, 2015
Engadget Latest iPhone screen bypass is tougher than the Contra code (update)
Apple has just rolled out iOS 9.0.1, and it unfortunately has a flaw in tow that gives nosy techies a way to bypass your lock screen -- yet again. YouTube user videosdebarraquito posted a recording of...
07:38 pm -04 - Sat, September 26, 2015
Engadget Sprint thinks its existing wireless spectrum is enough
Phone carriers usually have a voracious appetite for wireless spectrum, and for good reason: they don't want to lose your business because their networks are overloaded or missing coverage. Spri...
05:07 pm -04 - Sat, September 26, 2015
Engadget Uber starts testing pre-paid service for events in NYC
Uber is launching yet another new product, but this one targets a specific group of people: event organizers, especially those tired of fielding calls from guests who can't make it due to car tro...
03:34 pm -04 - Sat, September 26, 2015
Engadget Google's Nexus 5X hits the FCC with support for all big US carriers
Google's Nexus phones haven't had the best cross-carrier support in the US (ahem, Verizon), but that might change when the Nexus 5X and 6P roll into town. The Nexus 5X has just swung by the ...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 26, 2015
Engadget iPad Mini 4 review: A long wait makes for a potent upgrade
Fans of Apple's smaller iPad Mini caught a tough break last fall when the company unveiled its new tablets for the year. Although Tim Cook &amp; co. lavished plenty of attention on the faster...
12:30 pm -04 - Sat, September 26, 2015
Engadget We spent two weeks wearing employee trackers: Here's what we learned
This article originally appeared on Fast Company and is reprinted with permission.By Greg LindsayI almost didn't notice I was wearing it, at first. The plastic box strung around my neck was rough...
11:00 am -04 - Sat, September 26, 2015
Engadget Step inside NASA's astronaut training simulators
Next weekend, theater-goers will watch astronaut Mark Watney battle to survive on the red planet in The Martian. Meanwhile, the Mars One initiative whittles down a list of Earth dwellers to journey to...
09:30 am -04 - Sat, September 26, 2015
Engadget Recommended Reading: How Oculus took Netflix to the Gear VR
Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We...
09:01 am -04 - Sat, September 26, 2015
Engadget ICYMI: Weather in a box, cyborg drummer and more
Today on In Case You Missed It: The world's biggest 3D printer was just unveiled in Italy and it's a hefty 40 feet tall and 20 feet in diameter, earning its name, "Big Delta." Its ...
07:00 am -04 - Sat, September 26, 2015
Engadget Report: YouTube's 2-in-1 subscription service is coming this October
YouTube might be launching its long-awaited subscription service as soon as the end of October, according to Recode. Google's video website already sent out emails to content owners, asking them ...
11:58 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget PlayStation Vita TV hack gives you a way to play more games
If you have a PlayStation TV collecting dust in a cabinet somewhere, this might make it useful again. A user called "mr.gas" from the Hackinformer forum has detailed how you can tweak the de...
11:33 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget US, China have an 'understanding' to fight cyber economic espionage
Ahead of a state dinner in Washington D.C. attended by a number of notable tech CEOs, President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced an unprecedented agreement on the topic of hacking. Aft...
08:36 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget iOS ad blockers might be messing with your online shopping
Ads pay the bills for a lot of sites (including this one). But they can also be intrusive and with some of the tracking abilities available out there, a bit creepy. To combat some of that and to speed...
07:42 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget 'Mighty No. 9' demo gets a Humble Bundle and a new release date
Even though Mighty No. 9, the new crowdsourced video game from venerated MegaMan creator Keiji Inafune, won't be available until some time in 2016, fans can still get a slice of the action. The g...
06:29 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget How Netflix works in virtual reality, and why it's not HD
It's true, the Netflix VR app is ready for your compatible* Samsung phone and Gear VR headset (if you don't see it, try uninstalling and reinstalling the Oculus app), and has a virtual livin...
05:44 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget The EPA is cracking down hard on auto industry shenanigans
The smogging scandal that has enveloped Volkswagen has also left the Environmental Protection Agency with something of a black eye. So even though the EPA failed to catch on to VW's games this ti...
04:59 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Big Boi and Phantogram master seven deadly sins in 'Supergrams' game
What's the best way to promote your newly released album? Well, if you're Big Grams, the group comprised of Outkast's Big Boi and Phantogram, you make an browser-based video game. In Su...
04:38 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Now anybody can be a blogger using Facebook Notes
Facebook announced a host of changes to its Notes feature on Friday. Notes originally appeared on the site as a means for users to write extended entries (not unlike Engadget's own Public Access)...
04:19 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 3' nixes campaign on last-gen consoles
If you're still rockin' a PS3 or Xbox 360 and are looking forward to the next Call of Duty release, Treyarch dropped a bit of bad news. The studio announced that Black Ops 3 won't featu...
03:48 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Twitch learned a lot from YouTube Gaming
When YouTube announced its new gaming-focused livestreaming program, YouTube Gaming, Twitch SVP of Marketing Matthew DiPietro released a statement reminding everyone that his company did it first. &qu...
03:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Tell us how you really feel about iOS 9
Sure, new iPhones are being released today, but plenty of you have already made the jump to iOS 9. And, while we loved its refinements enough to call it "a must-have update," we'd like ...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget The best wireless mouse
This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.We spent 100 hours researching nearly 200 mice, surveying more than 1,000...
02:37 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Fairphone delivers on its ethical, modular smartphone
Fairphone is a slightly different kind of smartphone manufacturer. It's not out to make the prettiest or the most powerful handsets, but the most ethically responsible. The company bankrolled its...
02:19 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Twitch announces VOD feature and video uploads
At it's first-annual TwitchCon, the video-streaming service announced that broadcasters will be able to schedule saved streams and uploaded videos to play any time of day. Your favorite stream po...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Twitch goes full HTML5 in 2016, revamps private messages
Twitch is revamping its live-streaming systems in 2016, starting with a rollout of HTML5 video players and controls in Q2 2016. This means Twitch is officially ditching Flash. Second, Twitch's pr...
01:54 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget PlayStation is finally getting a dedicated Twitch app
PlayStation 4 is finally getting a proper Twitch app. As you can see from the render above, it looks a lot like the one you'll see on the Xbox One. Twitch cofounder and CEO Emmett Shear took the ...
01:27 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget The Tempescope ambient weather display is coming to Indiegogo
The team behind the Tempescope has announced that they're launching an Indiegogo campaign for the device at the end of the month. The Tempescope is an "ambient weather display" that sho...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Amazon Echo connected home control reaches Insteon lights
The Amazon Echo just got a bit more useful with today's announcement that it would be integrated with Insteon's connected lights, dimmers and relays. In addition to the expected on and off c...
12:44 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Red reveals its most affordable 4K camera, the $5,950 Raven
Red, the company best known for professional cameras used on films like The Hobbit, has just launched a camera for producers with more modest budgets. Called Raven, it can produce 4,096 x 2,160 4k RAW...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Watch the first-ever TwitchCon keynote right here!
What do you do when you're a burgeoning video game start-up that gets bought by Amazon for just under a billion dollars? Well, if you're game-broadcasting platform Twitch, you take over the ...
12:15 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Bone conduction headphones let me ditch the boombox, but still cycle safely
Long bike rides are an easy way to burn calories without terrorizing your knees, but it helps to have some tunes to keep things fun. My rides usually take me through bustling urban streets and isolate...
12:05 pm -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget UK spy agency snooped on everything users did online -- even porn
We've been well aware that the British spy agency GCHQ was just as guilty as the NSA when it came to overbearing online surveillance, but new documents from former analyst Edward Snowden paint an...
11:40 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Hubble captures a fantastical view of the Veil Nebula
See that diaphanous cylinder of gas above? That's the Veil Nebula -- the supernova remnant of a star that exploded 5,000 to 8,000 years ago -- as captured by the Hubble telescope. This shot of th...
11:19 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Should Apple discontinue the 16GB iPhone?
In the wake of the launch of the iPhone 6S/6S Plus, the tech journalism sphere was awash with outrage about the continued existence of the 16GB iPhone. This bottom tier is "insulting," in an...
10:51 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget CNN will live stream the Democratic debates in VR
CNN has announced that it's going to live stream the full Democratic presidential debate in VR on October 13th. The move comes after the success of VR highlight clips that the channel made availa...
10:35 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget The BBC is making an iPlayer app just for kids
When the BBC announced a new children's service called iPlay, many people were quick to call it an "iPlayer for kids." That description isn't entirely inaccurate, as it will includ...
10:20 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Epic Games' new shooter is virtual reality's killer gaming app
"Everybody wants to be Neo." That's how Nick Whiting, lead programmer at Epic Games, describes the main thrust behind Bullet Train, the developer's recently announced virtual reali...
09:48 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Netflix's next original is Charlie Brooker's 'Black Mirror'
The rumors were true: Charlie Brooker's renowned Black Mirror is headed to Netflix as its next original. The company confirmed today that it has commissioned 12 new episodes of the dystopian dram...
09:43 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Sprint to pay $1.2 million over six-month 911 outage
The FCC has slapped Sprint with a $1.2 million fine after it discovered that the network failed to properly handle 911 calls from people with hearing difficulties. The company was found to be neglecti...
09:21 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Netflix now lets iPhone and iPad users sign up via its app
If you want to watch Netflix without setting down your iPhone or iPad, you can now purchase a subscription directly from the app and pay using iTunes. The streaming company amusingly revealed the news...
09:00 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget ICYMI: Farming indoors, realistic robot baby study and more
Today on In Case You Missed It: University of California San Diego researchers are using the creepiest baby robot you have ever seen (seriously) to compare how human babies get parents to respond with...
08:46 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget London Tube's 'regenerative braking' tech can power an entire station
To make the London Underground greener and more cost effective, Transport for London (TfL) has been trialling a new system that collects and recycles waste energy from train brakes. Over the course of...
08:30 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Oculus VP: 'Our number one goal is to make developers successful'
2015 is the year of virtual reality. That's been the consistent messaging coming out of Oculus VR's executive leadership since early this year. And with this week's announcement of a $9...
07:50 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget BlackBerry confirms 'Priv' Android phone will launch this year
In its latest earnings report, BlackBerry has confirmed that rumors of its first Android device, called Priv, are accurate. CEO John Chen said that the device will "support Android for Work on th...
07:20 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Where to buy Apple's iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in the UK
If you hadn't made a note in you diary, then let us remind you: new iPhone day is upon us. Apple's iPhone 6s and 6s Plus launch in 12 countries today, and one of those just happens to be the...
07:10 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget iOS 9's space-saving 'app slicing' feature gets delayed
The "app slicing" or "app thinning" feature Apple promised to launch with iOS 9 can help 16GB and 32GB iPhone owners save some precious storage space. Unfortunately, Cupertino can&...
06:15 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget US will probe Google for anti-competitive Android behavior
The FTC and US Justice Department have launched an antitrust investigation into Google's Android operating system, according to Bloomberg. US regulators reportedly launched the inquiry after meet...
05:55 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Government document reveals Channel 4 might be privatised
The UK government is considering whether to privatise Channel 4, just one month after the culture secretary John Whittingdale promised it wasn't. Photographer Steve Back snapped a document being ...
04:51 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget This tiny nanoscale wrench can tinker with molecules
This could be the tiniest, most adorable wrench you'll ever (not) see. A team of scientists lead by Severin Schneebeli at the University of Vermont has developed a nanoscale wrench that can contr...
04:41 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Amazon gets hacker drama 'Mr. Robot' as a UK Prime exclusive
Netflix has a large roster of exclusive TV shows and documentaries to attract new subscribers, so to compete, Amazon has started doing the same for Prime Video. The latest show to join its UK library ...
03:26 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget iPhone 6s teardown confirms smaller battery, heftier display
The launch of a new iPhone means the iFixit team also has something new to take apart. This year, the team's teardown efforts have confirmed that the iPhone 6s sports a 1715 mAh battery that'...
02:32 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Hong Kong's iPhone grey market cashes in on the 6s
Whenever a new iPhone launches in Hong Kong, local folks would seize the opportunity to make a quick profit from the grey market. They would get their brand new phones from either Apple or local carri...
02:32 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Hong Kong's iPhone grey market sees lower demand for the 6s
Whenever a new iPhone launches in Hong Kong, local folks would seize the opportunity to make a quick profit from the grey market. They would get their brand new phones from either Apple or local carri...
01:29 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Samsung opened a new huge office in Silicon Valley
Samsung's moving to the cool neighborhood. In a big way. It's just cut the (presumably giant, blue) ribbon on a new campus that houses 700 employees, with enough capacity to reach 2,000 of &...
12:01 am -04 - Fri, September 25, 2015
Engadget Photoshop and Premiere Elements 14 add editing tools and 4K support
You can pretty much mark your calendars for it. Every year in mid to late September, Adobe reveals its annual update for Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements. This year is no different as version ...
11:58 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Google voice search can now hear what you've got to say
Need a better reason to say "OK Google" in public? Well, the search engine just announced a refinement to voice search on its research blog. Now, it can more accurately pick out your voice e...
11:27 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget 'Free Basics by Facebook' replaces Internet.org website and app
A few months ago, Facebook opened up the Internet.org platform to developers after being accused of violating net neutrality rules, mostly by users in India. Now, Zuckerberg's project has added 6...
09:50 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget White House group considered four ways to unlock encrypted info
A group of law enforcement officials, intelligence agents and diplomats conjured up ways to access encrypted data over the summer, according to The Washington Post. The publication got its hands on a ...
08:28 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Verizon will offer a yearly upgrade plan (but only for iPhones)
Verizon Wireless announced on Thursday that it will offer its customers annual iPhone upgrades should they purchase a new 6s or 6s Plus on Friday, September 25th. According to the company's press...
07:40 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget The 'world's biggest' 3D printer will build emergency houses
The design team at WASP (World's Advanced Saving Project) will unveil what is being billed as the world's largest 3D printer on Friday in Rieti, Italy. Dubbed the "Big Delta," this...
06:43 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget The Big Picture: A colorful and dazzling view of Pluto
While NASA has already shown us Pluto's best images yet, the administration is anything but done blowing our minds. What you see above is an enhanced high-resolution color view of Pluto, created ...
06:12 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Play a game about YouTube stars in 'PewDiePie: Legend of the Brofist'
The gaming stars of YouTube were recently turned into physical action figures, but their next big feat takes them back to the digital realm. PewDiePie: Legend of the Brofist is a pixelated action game...
05:37 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget The new Gear VR is Samsung's public bet that VR is consumer-ready
When Samsung announced the newest edition of its mobile virtual reality headset Gear VR, created in partnership with Oculus, it was less about hardware innovation and more of a statement: VR is consum...
04:58 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Sling TV shows off its improved guide for the Xbox One
As great as Sling TV is, the user interface isn't the best. One of the biggest problems is that it isn't easy to find the content you're looking for, but the company's well aware o...
04:37 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Fujifilm's X-T10 mirrorless camera, and more
This post was created in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the best technology to buy. Read their continuously updated list of deals at TheWirecutter.com.You may have already seen Engadget po...
03:47 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Google Keep brings Evernote-style productivity to iOS
Google's note taking and to-do list app, Keep, has been available on Android devices and the web for quite some time. Well over two years, in fact. Looking to offer the productivity software to t...
03:23 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Runtastic shares workout data with Jawbone's Up app
If you fancy Jawbone's line of activity trackers and track your afternoon jog with Runtastic, you can now keep all of your stats in one place. Data gathered by Runtastic during your workout can b...
02:50 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget The Star Wars Battlefront open beta starts October 8th
EA announced Thursday that the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront reboot will host an open beta between October 8th and 12th. Players will reportedly have access to three gameplay modes. There's a 40...
02:33 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Epic Games reveals 'Bullet Train,' a sci-fi shooter for Oculus Touch
Epic Games, the studio behind Gears of War, unveiled its brand new virtual reality game, Bullet Train, during the Oculus Connect 2 conference today. Bullet Train is an Oculus Touch experience, meaning...
02:10 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Which mice are worth buying?
Plenty of folks make do with their laptop trackpads, but for many of us, there's still a place in our hearts (and on our desks) for a good ol' fashioned mouse. And, while gaming mice certain...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Fox is bringing more than 100 movies to the Oculus VR Cinema
While gaming and other fully immersive experiences have already flourished on VR, at least one studios is jumping in with a way to watch movies on the big (small) screen. Fox confirmed today at the Oc...
01:50 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget 'Oculus Ready' PC program offers VR-ready rigs for less than $1,000
Oculus Ready is a new program that offers officially licensed, Oculus-branded PCs from Alienware, Dell and Asus. These rigs will be ready to run the consumer Oculus Rift when it launches in Q1 2016, w...
01:46 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Minecraft Windows 10 Edition headed to Oculus Rift VR headset
Palmer Luckey, the boy wonder co-founder of Oculus VR, surprised attendees at the company's Connect 2 developer conference today with news that Minecraft is headed to the Rift. Though Oculus has ...
01:36 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget 'Oculus Arcade' brings 'Pac-Man' and other classics to Gear VR
Oculus Arcade offers classic games from Sega, Midway and Bandai Namco, all playable in the Samsung Gear VR. Oculus announced the nostalgia fix during its Oculus Connect 2 conference, where it also ann...
01:31 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Oculus VR is getting Twitch streaming soon, Netflix today
At the Oculus Connect 2 event, the virtual reality company just announced that it's getting a number of video services streaming to VR. The biggest one, Netflix is going to launch an app "in...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget 2K Games kills off 'BioShock' for iOS
When 2K Games launched a port of the original BioShock for iOS last year, fans of the adored franchise were ecstatic. But it looks like that joy has, unexpectedly, come to an end for some of them. Muc...
01:26 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Samsung's new and improved $99 GearVR ships this November
When Samsung released its revised mobile virtual reality headset, the GearVR, earlier this year, it did so with the label "Innovator Edition" still attached since the hardware wasn't qu...
01:26 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Samsung's new and improved $99 Gear VR ships this November
When Samsung released its revised mobile virtual reality headset, the Gear VR, earlier this year, it did so with the label "Innovator Edition" still attached since the hardware wasn't q...
01:05 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Sprint offers the iPhone 6s for $1 a month with trade-in
Sprint has lowered the bar in The Great iPhone 6s Price Race of 2015. Trade in an iPhone 6 at a Sprint-branded store and snag a 16GB iPhone 6s for $1 a month. Or, trade up to a 16GB iPhone 6s Plus for...
12:45 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Watch the Oculus Connect 2 keynote right here
Can't make it to Hollywood for Oculus' second virtual reality conference, Oculus Connect 2? Fret not -- the Facebook-owned VR company will be livestreaming the event's opening keynote o...
12:15 pm -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget A video tour of the 1,000MPH Bloodhound supersonic car
It's been almost seven years since the Bloodhound project was first announced at London's Science Museum. The team's mission is a simple one: to build a car that can thrash the 763MPH (...
11:44 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget IBM's Watson heads to SF with upgraded speech and vision analysis
Almost a year since IBM unveiled a huge new home for its Watson AI in New York City, the company is bringing the Jeopardy champ west. The new headquarters, dubbed Watson West, will launch in San Franc...
11:30 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Ofcom's spectrum licence fee increases: The carrier backlash begins
The UK's big four mobile providers -- EE, O2, Vodafone and Three -- woke up to a figurative punch in the gut this morning. Telecoms regulator Ofcom announced its final decision on increases to sp...
11:16 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Food delivery apps face lawsuits over employee benefits
The fight over employee benefits when it comes to app-based on-demand services continues. The Chicago Tribune reports that food delivery companies GrubHub, DoorDash and Caviar were all hit with separa...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Drop all the GIFs with this OS X app
GIFs are bite-sized bits of internet awesome. From video clips to meme-based animation, the file format CompuServe begot has survived and thrived in a world where technology is generally tossed aside ...
10:48 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Why wait in line for an iPhone when you can send a robot?
You can now wait in line for an iPhone 6S without leaving your bed at an unearthly hour. At Apple's flagship store in Sydney, Australia, a telepresence robot (essentially an iPad on Segway-style ...
10:22 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget For the first time, a paraplegic has walked without a robotic suit
A paraplegic has walked without robotics using his own brain waves, thanks to research done at Southern California's UC Irvine. Scientists used a computer to "link" 28-year-old Adam Fri...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget AmpMe daisy-chains a bunch of phones to create a multi-speaker setup
Generally speaking, if you thought you might want to blast music while out and about, you'd invest in a Bluetooth speaker. If the sound quality there wasn't quite robust enough, you'd e...
09:40 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget VR experience captures the forest through the eyes of an animal
Some lucky folks got the chance to explore the woods through the eyes of a forest inhabitant, and they didn't have to be wargs with dire wolves or, you know, tripping on certain substances. They ...
09:21 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget TBS will broadcast eSports in 2016
From 2016 TBS won't just show Conan and Big Bang Theory re-runs, as the channel has revealed that it's launching its own eSports league. Turner Broadcasting has signed a deal to broadcast bo...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget ICYMI: Best VR ride, screen buttons that re-form and more
Today on In Case You Missed It: A haptic controller for gaming that works with the muscles in the user's arms to both give feedback and guide touch is fully funded on Kickstarter, and still avail...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget 'Roblox' lets indie game devs publish across platforms -- in a bubble
Roblox CEO David Baszucki has grand plans for his app's launch on Xbox One. Roblox is a free game-creating program that already has 6 million monthly players across PC, iOS and Android, and Baszu...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget 'Rise of the Tomb Raider' is more of the same, and that's okay
Crystal Dynamics' 2013 Tomb Raider reboot pulled off a tough task: It successfully brought life back to an aging, muddled franchise and provided heroine Lara Croft with an excellent origin story....
08:30 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget I'm sick of getting sick from VR, but there's a remedy
It's inevitable at this point: After having experienced a variety of virtual reality -- from gaming to cinematic -- whenever I'm about to enter into a new demo, my anxiety spikes. "Is t...
08:02 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Astronomers spot a mid-sized black hole
Black holes typically come in one of two sizes: stellar mass and supermassive. Astronomers believe that there are black holes that fit between these two extremes but finding them has proven difficult,...
07:29 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget BlackBerry's Android phone will be known as the 'Priv'
BlackBerry's upcoming Android phone has been called "Venice" for quite some time, but that's apparently nothing but a moniker meant to be shed and replaced by its real model name. ...
06:40 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget HTC 'Aero' leak shows iPhone-like colors, mid-range power
We now know just about everything about HTC's upcoming One A9 'Aero' smartphone, thanks to phone leaker Evan Blass, aka @evleaks. If he's right, it's not the high-end, 10-core...
05:22 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget UK cinema staff will wear night-vision goggles to combat piracy
Night vision is slowly working its way into mainstream use. An example of this comes with a report from the Telegraph that says cinema staff in the UK will use military-grade night vision headsets to ...
05:22 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget UK cinema staff will wear night-vision goggles to fight Bond (piracy)
Night vision is slowly working its way into mainstream use. An example of this comes with a report from the Telegraph that says cinema staff in the UK will use military-grade night vision headsets to ...
04:16 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget LG teases phone with secondary display ahead of October event
Back in August, a filing at China's FCC counterpart (TENAA) revealed one of LG's upcoming devices: one that apparently features a secondary display on top, next to its camera. Now, the South...
03:45 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Bills could rise as Ofcom triples UK carriers' licence fees
After toying with the idea of quadrupling the amount providers must pay for mobile spectrum for almost two years, UK communications regulator Ofcom has finally arrived at a decision. It announced toda...
03:23 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Kwikset's latest smart lock lowers the price by ditching the frills
Kwikset is no stranger to connected locks, but the $219 price for its Kevo lock might put you off if you're used to securing your door with cheaper conventional locks. That might not be a stumbli...
02:31 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Samsung Pay is a hit in its home country
Samsung Pay has barely been available for a month in its home country of South Korea, but that isn't stopping Samsung from crowing about its early success. The tech giant says that it has already...
01:02 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget NASA uses the Sun and Moon to photograph shockwave structures
High speed photography techniques have the ability to capture some pretty incredible stuff. We've seen "compressed ultrafast photography" used to track light before and NASA is showing ...
12:03 am -04 - Thu, September 24, 2015
Engadget Expedia releases an app exclusively for Samsung
Expedia already has apps for both Android and iOS devices, but the travel website has released another one exclusively for Samsung Galaxy phones. It features a launch screen that does look quite diffe...
10:58 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget DraftKings is expanding its online gambling services to eSports
Online gambling site DraftKings told Re/code on Wednesday that it will expand its fantasy services beyond professional baseball and American football. Beginning next month, DraftKing users will be abl...
10:24 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget CatFi Box is the Google Cardboard of smart cat feeders
Last year, Zillians launched a high-tech cat feeder called Bistro that'll monitor how much food and water your little feline is eating thanks to a smart built-in facial recognition camera. Since ...
10:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget ILM's tools could let you direct your own 'Star Wars' with an iPad
Whether you're familiar with the studio's name or not, you've definitely been touched (and likely gobsmacked) by the computer-generated imagery in one of the blockbuster films to get th...
09:31 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Oculus Connect 2 virtual reality event will stream live in VR
Tomorrow when the folks at Oculus show off the latest developments in their plan for VR world domination at the Oculus Connect 2 event, a select few will be able to experience remotely just as if they...
08:56 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget E-book sales dip, but is print really making a comeback?
We've all heard "print is dead" a few (hundred) times before, but it looks like print is still kickin'. In fact, it could be making a bit of a comeback. The Association of American...
08:24 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Chevy's Android Auto update will reach cars in March
Buying a brand new Chevy with the hopes of using Android Auto during your daily commute? You'll have to sit tight for a while before that dream becomes reality. The car maker has announced that...
07:54 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Apple fixes an iOS 9 bug that kept you from upgrading
The launch of iOS 9 was supposed to be a joyous occasion if you own an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, but it didn't always work out that way. A bug left some stuck on the "slide to upgrade&quo...
07:32 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Researchers use creepy robo-baby to figure out why infants smile
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have developed a robotic infant to test a hypothesis that babies can (and regularly do) manipulate their mothers into smiling on command. Turns o...
07:01 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Vertu's posh smartphone is probably more powerful than yours
If you're going to shell out $9,900 or more on a smartphone, you're either nuts or you've really made it in life. Or both. Either way, Vertu's done its part by updating its flagshi...
06:47 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget The Big Picture: Los Angeles' light pollution, as seen from space
What you see above is a stunning image of California (and surrounding areas), captured from space by astronaut Scott Kelly. But what quickly stands out is Los Angeles, with its bright lights shining t...
06:21 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Microsoft teams up with Baidu to push Windows 10 in China
Microsoft has struck a partnership with Chinese internet giant Baidu, as it continues to focus on getting people on Windows 10. Via blog post, the Redmond-based firm said the idea behind this business...
05:49 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Watch Tesla's super-fast Model S modes square off in a drag race
When Tesla introduced its extra-fast Ludicrous Mode for the Model S, it also raised a big question: is that acceleration advantage over the already-quick Insane Mode actually meaningful? Thankfully, ...
05:25 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Nextbit's cloud-friendly phone is heading to Sprint, too
After adding Verizon to its list of carriers last week, Nextbit announced today that its Robin phone would be available on Sprint as well. When it was first announced, the cloud-focused handset was on...
04:55 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Babymetal will cute you to death in Rock Band 4
Earlier this summer, a trio of teenage rockers took the internet by storm with their unique blend of J-Pop effervescence and head-banging thrash metal beats. The band's star continues to rise wit...
04:34 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Video game voice actors may go on strike
Voice acting in video games is serious and often thankless work. You have to recite hours of dialog that doesn't always get heard, and only a handful of actors (like Nolan North, John DiMaggio an...
04:09 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Firefox's anti-tracking private browsing is now in beta
Last month, Mozilla released a pre-beta version of its Firefox browser featuring an overhauled Private Browsing mode, designed to block certain web elements (such as analytic tools) that track your on...
03:45 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Sony's new A7R II brings more than just a resolution bump
Sony's A7 range of full-frame mirrorless cameras has only been around for just under two years and yet there are already six members in the lineup. The company has wasted no time in filling the s...
03:25 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Fighting game inspired by 'My Little Pony' needs cash to become reality
Them's Fightin' Herds started life as My Little Pony: Fighting is Magic, a fighting game created by My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic fans and starring characters directly from the show. T...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Netflix knows the episodes that make you binge-watch the series
Viewers were hooked on to Breaking Bad long before Walter White became Heisenberg. According to a Netflix data analysis, the second episode, where Walt and Jesse flipped a coin to see who would kill K...
02:35 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Kids prefer to play games on mobile devices over consoles
You may have fond memories of playing games on the family TV as a kid, but the next generation might not feel the same way. The NPD Group has published a report showing that more 2- to 17-year-olds i...
02:34 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Facebook's 360-degree videos bring immersive content to your News Feed
Always trying new things to improve your News Feed browsing, Facebook now supports more immersive videos. The social network announced that 360 video will begin rolling out to that portion of the site...
02:10 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Spotify creates playlists based on what your friends have in common
It's tough to create a playlist that your friend or partner will enjoy just as much as you do, especially if your tastes don't quite sync up. How are you going to reconcile your fondness for...
01:45 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Watch the first trailer for 'The Angry Birds Movie'
Yes, folks, it's all happening. The first trailer for The Angry Birds Movie has arrived. Directed by Clay Kaytis and Fergal Reilly (both first timers), and written by Jon Vitty (The Simpsons), th...
01:23 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget T-Mobile will start selling the Apple Watch September 25th
Well folks, it seems the rumblings were in fact correct. T-Mobile will begin selling the Apple Watch this Friday when it's also scheduled to hit shelves at Sprint. As you might expect, Big Magent...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Pebble's Time Round smartwatch sacrifices battery life for style
While Pebble has already sold over 95,000 units of its Time and Time Steel smartwatches thanks to its highly successful Kickstarter campaign, it's not done with its 2015 lineup just yet. Today, t...
12:40 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Amazon announces new shows from 'Iron Man 3' director and Diablo Cody
Coming off of a slew of Emmy wins with Transparent, Amazon just announced its fall TV pilot lineup, which includes even more big names than previous years. Among the most promising is Edge, an adaptat...
12:15 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Gel-filled touchscreen creates real buttons on demand
There's just something about the feeling of physical keys that haptic feedback simply can't replicate on touchscreens. It's part of the reason people buy keyboard accessories for tablet...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Dear Veronica: My video game addiction
Boy... I asked about weird places you guys have overheard cellphone conversations, and you did not disappoint in your responses! From asbestos-filled crawlspaces to family wakes, there are some pretty...
11:42 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn resigns amid emissions scandal
Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn announced his resignation on Wednesday, following a tumultuous week for the company. On September 18th, the Environmental Protection Agency ordered Volkswagen to recal...
11:25 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget 6 wearable devices that can help you stay healthy
By Cat DiStasioModern technology has brought us many things that make our lives easier. Some of them, like meal delivery at the click of a button and streaming movies over the internet, have contribut...
10:58 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget OPM hackers took more fingerprint data than first thought
It's safe to say that the Office of Personnel Management data breach was already bad news for government workers, but things just got a bit worse. The agency now estimates that the intruders too...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget 'Batman: Arkham Knight' never feels too big to play
This article contains spoilers for Batman: Arkham Knight; you've been warned.I didn't want to like Batman: Arkham Knight. In the long run-up to its release, I'd become increasingly disi...
10:02 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Mitsubishi will repair your broken LaserVue for free
You might not remember Mitsubishi's rear-projection LaserVue TVs, unless you purchased one and got stuck with a huge repair bill. If so, we hope you kept those receipts, because you may be entitl...
09:39 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Ultimate VR simulator throws you around in mid air
Virtual reality headsets can trick our eyes and ears into believing we're someplace else. Fooling the rest of the body is a little trickier though. Companies have tried spinning chairs and omnidi...
09:39 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Ultimate VR simulator throws you around in mid-air
Virtual reality headsets can trick our eyes and ears into believing we're someplace else. Fooling the rest of the body is a little trickier though. Companies have tried spinning chairs and omnidi...
09:21 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget 'No Man's Sky' will get a Stephen Colbert 'Late Show' demo
With Apple CEO Tim Cook and other guests, Stephen Colbert has shown that tech will be a big part of his Late Show appeal. That includes gaming, judging by two segments scheduled for next week. On Frid...
09:16 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget UK's official album charts to count records sold at gigs
Many bands sell their first albums on the road. Whether they're touring solo or supporting a larger act, some music fans will purchase their CD at the venue -- provided they like what they heard,...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget ICYMI: Cameras on Cops, VR beam onto Enterprise and more
Today on In Case You Missed It: The Department of Justice just announced it will give $23 million to 32 states to help buy more body cameras for police officers. A virtual reality tour that would crea...
08:40 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Europe wants to keep its citizens personal data out of the US
Over the pond, there's a rule preventing companies from moving a user's personal data outside of Europe unless the receiving country has adequate data protection laws. In practice, this mean...
08:22 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Feds recover emails from Hillary Clinton's private server
The FBI has recovered emails from the private server Hillary Clinton surrendered to the Justice Department back in August, according to Bloomberg. If you recall, Clinton admitted to deleting all her p...
07:50 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Physicists successfully map individual atoms in 3D
Technology can evolve at such a rapid rate that many scientific discoveries are not just pushing boundaries, they're practically barging them. Example, Physicists at UCLA have managed to 3D-map t...
07:05 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Is a Roku 4 with 4K coming this way?
It was 2013 the last time that Roku launched a new flagship streaming box, and while we still adore the 3, the hardware can't avoid the ravages of time. Our friends over at Zatz Not Funny are rep...
06:55 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget ITV's Hub is its answer to BBC iPlayer and All4
As more and more households embrace online TV services, broadcasters are changing the way they deliver content in order to better fit around their audience. Last year, the BBC updated the iPlayer webs...
06:55 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget ITV's Hub is its answer to BBC iPlayer and All 4
As more and more households embrace online TV services, broadcasters are changing the way they deliver content in order to better fit around their audience. Last year, the BBC updated the iPlayer webs...
06:25 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Khan Academy brings its free learning to Android
Online education platforms are rapidly gaining in popularity as more and more people revel in the idea of learning just about anything &ndash; from sciences to the arts, all from the comfort of th...
05:40 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget NASA designed app aims to shorten commercial flight times
It seems as though NASA's focus as of late has been solely geared towards Mars and the efforts to get there. However the space agency recently made an announcement that hits a little closer to ho...
05:05 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget FreedomPop launches its free mobile plan in the UK
Price is high on the list of considerations when it comes to choosing a new mobile provider, but not so much with FreedomPop. The UK's newest MVNO has launched today, and as promised, offers a co...
04:54 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Uber's ride-sharing service is still suspended in France
It sounds like France hasn't softened its stance towards Uber: the country's Constitutional Court has decided uphold a law that led to the banning of UberPOP earlier this year. "POP&quo...
04:11 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Firefox's latest browser has built-in instant messaging
Mozilla is rolling out Firefox 41 to desktop and Android users and says it's now the first browser to have built-in instant messaging. That feature only works on the desktop version for now, but ...
03:41 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Jeb Bush would try to kill net neutrality if elected president
We already know presidential hopeful Jeb Bush thinks that net neutrality rules are the "craziest ideas," but should he make it to the Oval Office he wants to take that disdain one step furth...
03:01 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget 'Halo 5: Guardians' is good fun, but it's better with friends
I'm a pretty huge video game fan, but I've never played a minute of the Halo series in my life; I've never even owned an Xbox console. As such, it's somewhat appropriate that a pre...
01:26 am -04 - Wed, September 23, 2015
Engadget Scientists shatter distance record for teleporting quantum data
Quantum teleportation, the act of reconstructing quantum data somewhere else, is impressive just by itself. However, scientists at the US' National Institute of Standards and Technology have mana...
11:51 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Vinyl fans rejoice: Discogs finally has a dedicated mobile app
For whatever reason, it took until now for Discogs, the internet's premiere destination for record collectors, to get an app of its own. Sure, iOS users have Milkcrate which hooks in with the vin...
11:10 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget UberCommute is the company's new carpooling service for drivers
Uber has released yet another product called "UberCommute," which the company describes as "carpooling at the press of a button." Unlike the UberPool service that's geared mor...
10:33 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget CyanogenMod now supports more mid-range Huawei, Motorola phones
Cyanogen's partnership with OnePlus may be over, but the company is still hard at work to make sure its namesake Android ROM will run on just about everything else. According to a new post on the...
09:55 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Peek behind the developers' curtain with 'SpyParty' slider images
Most 3D games don't begin life as gorgeous, fully animated, shaded and colored products. They start with concept art and placeholder images that allow developers to fine-tune the mechanics and bu...
09:31 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget The Leaf 'Plug 'n Plant' is an all-in-one hydroponic grow box
Growing weed is easy (it is a weed, after all), growing good weed is a lot harder. And growing top-shelf sticky-icky in the comfort of your own home has, until now, been an expensive and technical nig...
08:51 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Nexus '5X' and '6P' boxes leak out ahead of Google's Android event
Names, specs and pictures of the next Google-brand phones have already been floating around, and now Android Police has what it says are the retail boxes for the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P. If you'll ...
08:51 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Nexus '5X' and '6P' boxes leak out ahead of Google's Android event (update)
Names, specs and pictures of the next Google-brand phones have already been floating around, and now Android Police has what it says are the retail boxes for the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P. If you'll ...
08:03 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget T-Mobile trade-in promo gets you an iPhone 6s for $5 per month
You can be sure that carriers will be trying hard to get your iPhone 6s purchase when the device launches on September 25th, but T-Mobile may be trying harder than most. It's launching a promotio...
07:43 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Microsoft's Xbox Beta app hits the Windows 10 store
A few days ago, Microsoft revealed that Windows 10 users could soon help it shape its Xbox app for the new OS. And well, that's happening today. The Xbox Beta app is based on the popular Xbox One...
07:23 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Google adds more useful features to its Clock app for Android
With Google's focus on improving the custom Android experience, standalone applications like Camera, Calendar and Messenger continue to get better over time. Today, the search titan updated its C...
06:55 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget White House says broadband is a 'Core Utility' just like power and water
Think you could survive in this day and age without access to a broadband connection? The White House has its doubts. A recent report from the Broadband Opportunity Council (under the auspices of the ...
06:23 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Instagram isn't slowing down as it tops 400 million users
If you thought that Instagram couldn't keep the momentum up after it hit 300 million users late last year... well, you're in for a surprise. The photo-focused social network reports that it...
06:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Gmail's block tool is a quick way to silence annoying senders
The block button on Twitter is handy for getting rid of someone who fills your mentions with a bunch of noise. Now, there's a similar option for Gmail. Under the reply and forward options in Goog...
05:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Playdate: Racing into action with 'Skylanders Superchargers'
If you have an undying love of weird monsters, action-adventure video games, expensive collectible toys and wacky vehicles, you've come to the right place: Tim Seppala and I are about to play Sky...
05:15 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget India backtracks on making you store secure chats in plain text
The Indian government has a history of freaking out over internet security only to tone things down later on, and it's not about to stop this pattern any time soon. Officials have withdrawn the ...
04:55 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget 1TB PS4 lands in the US, but it's in an ugly 'Black Ops 3' bundle
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but orange and grey is so last season, every season. The 1TB PlayStation 4 officially arrives in North America on November 6th in a specially designed Call of Dut...
04:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget iOS 9 review: making the basics work even better
iOS 9 is deceptive. When Apple first publicly trotted out the update at WWDC a few months back, it seemed happy to hang its hat on just a few new features: Apple News, better Maps and an improved Note...
04:10 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Share your Periscope streams with a screenshot
Periscope has rolled out a new feature which allows users to take a screenshot of a stream and share it with the larger Twitter community. It's essentially the app's version of a retweet. As...
03:45 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Classic cyberpunk shooter 'System Shock' gets revamped on GOG.com
Twenty-one years after its launch on PCs, System Shock is back and revamped for modern systems. System Shock: Enhanced Edition is available on GOG.com and it's currently just $8 in a launch sale ...
03:18 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget You can only watch Yacht's music video when Uber surge pricing hits LA
The band Yacht has a new record coming out next month, and it's debuting a new music video to tease a new single. However, you won't be able to click over to YouTube to watch. The video for ...
02:53 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Toshiba's retooled Chromebook 2 arrives in October, starts at $330
Toshiba has announced an upgraded version of its Chromebook 2, which is scheduled to ship next month. Compared to last year's, the company's new Chrome OS laptop will be available with 5th-g...
02:24 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget 'Hitman' delayed to March 2016
IO Interactive needs a few more months to bulk out the new Hitman -- the studio has pushed the game's release date back from December 2015 to March 2016. The delay applies to all versions: PlaySt...
01:58 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget 21's Bitcoin Computer is a Raspberry Pi-powered mining tool
If you've been searching for a non-DIY Bitcoin mining machine, there's now a device that could meet all your needs. Announced earlier today, the 21 Bitcoin Computer is a pocketable, Raspberr...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Engadget Live heads to Austin, Texas on October 16th!
It's been a while since our last Engadget Live event (we love you, Los Angeles!) and even longer since we visited Austin. So, on October 16th at 7PM, we're taking over the Austin Music Hall ...
12:59 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Quirky will sell its Wink smart home tech after going bankrupt
Quirky hinted that things weren't going so well when it stopped building its namesake oddball gadgets, and it's now extra-clear that the company has hit a rough patch. It's filing for b...
12:41 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget 'Star Trek' virtual tour will recreate every deck of the Enterprise
You've probably seen a few attempts at recreating worlds in game engines, but never at this level of detail. Artist Jason B is working on the Enterprise-D Construction Project, an Unreal Engine...
12:19 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Streaming makes up a third of the US music industry's revenue
Streaming music barely edged out CD sales last year, but it's not even going to be a close fight in 2015. The RIAA has published its mid-year sales stats, and streaming already accounts for 32 p...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Fitbit Surge update delivers running alerts and improves battery life
During his time with the Fitbit Surge, our own Terrence O'Brien was quite pleased with the wearable's tracking abilities. Thanks to a software update, the device aims to get even better. Fit...
11:45 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Deezer needs more cash to fight Apple and Spotify
According to various sources, music streaming service Deezer is preparing to float itself on the Paris stock market in the hope of raising some much-needed cash. The company has found itself strugglin...
11:30 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Try to survive a sadistic circus in 'Penarium' for PC and consoles
Humans make for more complex strategy than code can. Take Penarium designer and producer Rick van Ginkel's story for example: His studio, Self Made Miracle, once tried to develop a strategy game ...
11:15 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Grab this Arduino starter kit from Makeblock for 46 percent off
Open-source platforms like Arduino have considerably lowered the barrier of entry for robotics, but it can still be daunting (and expensive) for a beginner to get started. The Makeblock Arduino Starte...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Engadget giveaway: win a Kilburn portable speaker courtesy of Marshall!
Whether you're listening to Mot&ouml;rhead, Spinal Tap or Taylor Swift, the Kilburn portable Bluetooth speaker should do it justice. It may not be the biggest of Marshall's speaker lineu...
10:45 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Amazon discounts Prime subscriptions to celebrate its Emmy wins
If you haven't heard, Amazon original series Transparent won five Emmys over the weekend, including Jeffrey Tambor nabbing Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. To properly celebrate, the on...
10:24 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget The new Apple TV is surprisingly easy to tear open
It's practically a clich&eacute; to say that Apple's products are difficult to repair yourself, but that isn't universally true. The crew at iFixit has managed to tear down the new...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Formlabs' Form 2 is all about bigger, better and simpler 3D printing
It's been more than a year since Formlabs debuted its Form 1+ 3D printer, but that was more of a slight revamp of the company's original 2013-era Form 1 printer, rather than a true successor...
09:40 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Samsung launches its fastest mainstream SSD yet
Samsung has just launched the 950 Pro, its first consumer SSD that puts vertical NAND (V-NAND) tech into a gumstick-sized M.2 PCI Express device. The result, as you might guess, is unprecedented speed...
09:22 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget 'Allison Road' picks up where 'P.T.' left off
It's safe to say that Sony played gamers magnificently when it first revealed that Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima and filmmaker Guillermo del Toro were teaming up for Silent Hills. An inno...
09:12 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget BBC wants you to test iPlayer app features before they launch
While the BBC adds new features to its iPlayer apps at a decent clip, it can't always ensure they get enough real-world testing before they're shipped. Maybe that's why the Beeb has tod...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget NVIDIA brings its top-end desktop graphics to laptops
You no longer need a huge, water-cooled rig to play the latest blockbuster shooters, with plenty of gaming laptops doing a fine job of marrying performance with portability. But a divide still exists,...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget ASUS's affordable 2-in-1 with reversible USB 3.1 is now on sale
If you're looking for a cheap laptop that converts into a tablet, now's a good time to buy. Following models from Toshiba and Lenovo, ASUS's convertible Transformer Book T100HA and reve...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget ICYMI: Drone architects, radar attachment for phones & more
Today on In Case You Missed It: Scientists programmed quadcopters to autonomously construct a basic rope bridge that could support the weight of a person, all part of an effort to use drones when dist...
08:31 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget NASA tests new wing shape for future Mars planes
Earlier this year, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center's and Langley Research Center's request to get funding for the wind tunnels meant to test their new boomerang-shaped wings was grante...
08:01 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget The $1 million iOS bug bounty is bad for security research
The public perception of the black-hat hacker is of a lone person sitting in a dark room creating malware and unleashing it on the world and reaping the profits of their exploit. The reality is a bit ...
07:28 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Volkswagen thinks emissions scandal could cost it $7.3 billion
After admitting it had altered software to misreport the emissions of its diesel cars, Volkswagen is allocating some serious money to help it save face. The company said today it's set aside a wh...
07:10 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Xiaomi will sell a flagship Android phone for $204
Xiaomi has somehow put one of the best processors on the market into a smartphone that costs just $204. The Mi 4c is a Xiaomi's China-only version of the company's Mi 4i, but it's updat...
06:48 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget BT promises 300Mbps broadband for 10 million homes by 2020
BT's chief executive Gavin Patterson has emerged today with a laundry list of promises designed to improve broadband speeds, coverage and public confidence in the UK. First up is a commitment to ...
06:00 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Office 2016 arrives with features meant to take on Google (and everyone else)
Office 2016 is out of preview today, and in a sentence, it represents Microsoft's most obvious effort yet to catch up with Google Drive. Though the new release looks generally the same as the las...
05:09 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Starbucks adds mobile pay and ordering to its Android app
The day when you no longer have to scream "No, you fool! I ordered a Venti Decaf Non-Fat Pumpkin Spice Latte!" at your barista is finally upon us. Starbucks has tweaked its Android app to ba...
04:05 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget EV chargers that can talk to the grid being tested in California
The University of California, San Diego already has a healthy number of EV charging stations, but dozens more have been installed recently as part of a three-year pilot project. These new ones are not...
03:02 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument will 3D map the universe
The quest to better understand our known universe took a step in the right direction today with the U.S. Department of Energy approving "Critical Decision 2," authorizing the building of com...
02:04 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Google asks academia to help advance Cardboard VR research
Google announced its Cardboard VR headset basically as an afterthought at the end of its 2014 I/O conference, but since then the platform's grown into a viable means of experiencing virtual reali...
01:00 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Stanford researchers 'cool' sunlight to improve solar cell efficiency
A team of researchers from Stanford University have devised an ingenious means of boosting the efficiency of solar panels by exploiting a fundamental physics phenomenon. Solar panels lose efficiency a...
12:05 am -04 - Tue, September 22, 2015
Engadget Omate has a smartwatch that runs Lollipop and makes phone calls
Let's face it: deep down we probably all have wanted a smartwatch made by wearables company Omate that runs Android 5.1. Okay, that's an overstatement. But there are at least a few folks out...
10:58 pm -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget BuzzFeed's Apple Watch app is a needy virtual pet
When you install an Apple Watch companion app, you typically expect something that reflects the experience you get on your iPhone. News on your phone means news on your wrist, for instance. That'...
10:32 pm -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Google releases revamped Wallet for iPhones and iPads
Apple's mobile devices are never going to get Android Pay, but Google has released its repurposed Wallet app for iOS anyway. Just like its Android counterpart, the app is now decked in green (wit...
09:33 pm -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget DoJ shells out $23 million for the President's body camera pilot program
The Department of Justice announced last May that it would fund a national pilot program for law enforcement body cameras, a plan first put forth by President Obama. On Monday, the DoJ made good on th...
09:06 pm -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Google snaps up staff from Oyster's soon-to-close e-book service
Oyster's experiment with a Netflix-like subscription service for e-books appears to be coming to a close... at least, in its current form. The startup is warning customers that it will shut down...
08:19 pm -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Sony rolls out 'Dungeon Defenders 2' as a paid alpha on PS4
Dungeon Defenders 2 will be free when it launches as a full game on PlayStation 4, but fans who want to play it as soon as possible, pre-alpha bugs and all, can pay for the privilege starting next wee...
07:53 pm -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Bitcoin Ponzi scheme operator pleads guilty to fraud
Digital currencies like bitcoin are still marking many firsts, and that unfortunately includes the first crimes. Case in point: Trendon Shavers has pleaded guilty to the first-ever US securities fraud...
07:38 pm -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget What's on your HDTV: 'Minority Report', 'FIFA 16', 'CSI' series finale
Now that the Emmy Awards have wrapped up (and HBO walked away with a ton of them), it's time for the fall TV season to kick off properly. Minority Report debuts on Fox in just a few hours, return...
07:01 pm -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget WatchOS 2 hands-on: What Apple Watch should have had from the start
Ignoring the mixed reviews, common sense and the usually wise advice that you should avoid first-gen products at all costs, I bought an Apple Watch last June. Honestly, I'm still surprised by tha...
06:41 pm -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Predator drones could soon hide under dielectric 'invisibility cloaks'
America's fleet of Predator UAVs could soon become even harder to shoot down (or even detect for that matter) thanks to a new kind of camouflage developed at UC San Diego. UCSD professor Boubacar...
05:59 pm -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Over 4 billion people will go without internet access this year
The tech industry likes to talk a lot about a connected world, but just how many people are online, really? Most of them aren't, unfortunately. The United Nations' Broadband Commission has...
05:31 pm -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Samsung's bringing back the TV 'set' with the Serif TV
The humble television wasn't always the ultra-thin, wall-mounted "appliance" we know today -- it used to be a piece of furniture, wrapped in an elegant case of wood, plastics and metal....
04:40 pm -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Roland's 'Boutique' synth line leaks, ratchets up the nostalgia
Roland may have already teased its upcoming 'Boutique' line of synthesizers, but thanks to a leak, we now have a lot more info. The trio of instruments offers modern takes on the classic Jup...
04:16 pm -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget 'Blood Bowl 2' gets medieval on the football field
Sony has debuted Blood Bowl 2's launch trailer ahead of the game's impending release on September 22nd. As with its Sega-based spiritual predecessor, Mutant League Football, BB2 allows playe...
03:22 pm -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Lumia 550 leak hints at the future of low-cost Windows phones
Sure, you may have an idea of what high-end Windows 10 phones will be like, but what about the cheap-and-cheerful models that people are more likely to buy? You might not have to wonder any longer. ...
02:50 pm -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget The new Apple TV works with your wireless headphones
The new Apple TV is still weeks away from launch, but that isn't stopping a few people from getting their hands on it... and discovering a few pleasant surprises in the process. Dom Esposito at ...
02:21 pm -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Apple car targeted to launch in 2019, says WSJ
Details have been rather scarce on Apple's rumored electric car project, but there's some new info today. Wall Street Journal reports that Cupertino is "accelerating" the codenamed...
01:48 pm -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget The making of FiftyThree's beloved Paper app for the iPhone
By John Paul TitlowThis article originally appeared on Fast Company and is reprinted with permission.FiftyThree could have launched its new iPhone app three years ago and quickly amassed millions of u...
01:15 pm -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Apple releases watchOS 2 to put apps directly on your wrist
It's arriving a few days later than originally anticipated, but the first big Apple Watch software upgrade is here. As we heard during the big iPhone event a couple of weeks ago, watchOS 2 lets t...
12:56 pm -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget 4chan sells to the founder of the site that inspired it
If you know your internet message board history, you know that Chris Poole's legendary 4chan was inspired by 2channel, a board dedicated to anime and other aspects of Japanese culture. Well, thi...
12:30 pm -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget The best iPhone and iPad accessories
This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.A huge ecosystem of accessories surrounds the iPad and iPhone, with optio...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Dropbox Teams will offer a host of business features to free users
Dropbox for Business is an increasingly important part of the company's revenue stream -- there are more than 130,000 businesses using the service -- but there are many more people out there usin...
11:25 am -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget NASA enlists student help with Mars mission design challenge
Are you a college student? Want to be a part of NASA's mission to send astronauts to Mars? Well, you're in luck. The space agency has announced the Breakthrough, Innovative, and Game-changin...
11:04 am -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Jaunt gets a ton of real money to build cinematic VR
With all the buzz around VR hardware from folks like Oculus and HTC, we still need immersive content to make those gadgets worthwhile. That's precisely what Jaunt is focused on with its "cin...
10:43 am -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Apple Watch will be available at Sprint on September 25th
Now that Cupertino's wearable has been on sale for a while, it's making its way outside the confines of the company's retail locations and online store. In addition hitting shelves at C...
10:21 am -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget iOS 9 is already running on more than half of Apple mobile devices
Apple may have taken a long while to get users upgrading to iOS 8, but it isn't having any such trouble with iOS 9. The iPhone maker has revealed that more than half of all iOS devices are alrea...
09:48 am -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Old-school game cartridges are coming to your smartphone
There have been many attempts at bringing classic gaming to smartphones, but they all lack the most visceral part of the experience: the satisfying ka-chunk of plugging a cartridge into your console. ...
09:25 am -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Fast in-flight WiFi is coming to Europe
While in-flight WiFi is now pretty common in the US, connectivity in Europe is a little harder to come by. But that could soon change if a new joint-venture between UK satellite company Inmarsat and o...
09:00 am -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget The 'Monument Valley' team has created a dream of a VR game
It's a tough act to follow, selling over 2 million copies of your first game in a single year. That's the task that Ustwo, the British developer behind the award-winning Monument Valley, was...
08:38 am -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Netflix's first original feature film will be shown in UK cinemas
Netflix has earned a reputation as a producer of high-quality TV shows and documentaries, and now it wants to do the same with feature films. Beasts of No Nation, a war drama featuring Idris Elba, wil...
08:12 am -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Skype is the latest in a series of high-profile web outages
The last 24 hours have served as a reminder of just how precarious the strands that connect us to the internet can be. Skype is reporting that some its services have fallen over after a bug was found ...
08:12 am -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Skype is the latest in a series of high-profile web outages (updated)
The last 24 hours have served as a reminder of just how precarious the strands that connect us to the internet can be. Skype is reporting that some its services have fallen over after a bug was found ...
07:23 am -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Kickstarter is legally obliged to give back to society
Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter is reincorporating as a "public benefit corporation" (PBC). What does that mean? Well, it's a confusing term, and one that's defined differently d...
06:10 am -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Apple removes malware-infected apps from Chinese App Store
Last week we reported how a number of malware-ridden apps were found on the Chinese version of Apple's App Store. The iPhone-maker has since confirmed the offending apps have been removed. The ma...
04:50 am -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Lost 'Sonic' arcade game will soon be playable
Even the most diehard Sonic The Hedgehog fan could be forgiven for missing out on playing Waku Waku Sonic Patrol Car. The 1991 arcade game was released exclusively in Japan for small kids, placed with...
04:00 am -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Citizen Mars, Episode Four: The detachment of attachment
Sue Ann, Mido, Adriana, Shradha and Pietro have made their decision -- they want to help establish the first human colony on Mars. They know it's a mission from which they won't return, but ...
02:18 am -04 - Mon, September 21, 2015
Engadget Radar turns your smartphone into a baseball speed detector
Want to know if your baseball team's pitching skills are up to snuff without carrying a dedicated (and frequently not-so-smart) speed detector? Scoutee might have something up your alley. It�...
11:58 pm -04 - Sun, September 20, 2015
Engadget The rate of Chinese hacking attempts is slowing down
There have been so many large China-based hacking attempts in recent memory that they've started to feel like daily occurrences. Mercifully, though, it appears as if the rate of intrusions is sl...
10:12 pm -04 - Sun, September 20, 2015
Engadget Mandatory South Korean parental control app is a security nightmare
Back in April, South Korea required that wireless carriers install parental control apps on kids' phones to prevent young ones from seeing naughty content. It sounded wise to officials at the ti...
08:30 pm -04 - Sun, September 20, 2015
Engadget Here's your clearest look yet at an alien planet in motion
That pixelated dot you see above may not seem like much, but it's a pretty big deal -- it's your best look yet at an alien world. Scientists have used the Gemini Planet Imager to capture the...
06:52 pm -04 - Sun, September 20, 2015
Engadget Amazon's Echo speaker reads you the top news headlines
Amazon just made it much, much easier to catch up on the news while you're getting chores done around the home. A newly-added option for its voice-guided Echo speaker, Trove, lets you ask the dev...
05:16 pm -04 - Sun, September 20, 2015
Engadget Volvo wants robots to help collect your garbage
To call garbage collection an inglorious job would be an understatement -- it typically involves early mornings, monotony and (of course) lots of smelly trash. It's the perfect sort of job for a...
03:40 pm -04 - Sun, September 20, 2015
Engadget Microsoft's next Band looks like something you'd want to wear
Microsoft's original Band is many things to many people, but "fashion item" typically isn't one of them -- it looks less like a fitness device and more like a court-ordered probati...
01:59 pm -04 - Sun, September 20, 2015
Engadget Fly close to Pluto in a detailed NASA tour
Alas, you're unlikely to soar over Pluto's alien landscape any time soon -- not when it's billions of miles away. However, NASA has whipped up an aerial tour that will give you an inkli...
12:28 pm -04 - Sun, September 20, 2015
Engadget Watch the rock band Deerhoof experiment with sound at CERN
You knew that CERN was big on experimentation when it built the Large Hadron Collider, but it just took that curiosity in a strange, fascinating new direction. ATLAS physicist James Beacham has kicked...
11:00 am -04 - Sun, September 20, 2015
Engadget The After Math: Big scary numbers
This week on The After Math, Cablevision sells for buku bucks, AT&amp;T gets generous with its data allowances and some sucker is probably going to spend $130,000 on a TV he won't be able to ...
10:00 am -04 - Sun, September 20, 2015
Engadget Inhabitat's Week in Green: new EV concept cars and Napmobiles
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.Up until now, Tesla has blazed a trail in the ele...
06:03 am -04 - Sun, September 20, 2015
Engadget Researchers draft the first comprehensive tree of life
It's very poetic to talk about a tree of life, where every species can trace its roots, but actually illustrating this tree is no mean feat when Earth has been home to at least 2.3 million known ...
02:34 am -04 - Sun, September 20, 2015
Engadget MRI scans used to create 3D-printed hearts for surgery practice
Heart surgeries could be so much safer if surgeons can see and feel an actual representation of the patient's organ before the procedure itself. A system developed by a group of researchers from ...
11:39 pm -04 - Sat, September 19, 2015
Engadget Watch these drones build a rope bridge
One of the big selling points of drones is that they can get to areas that aren't exactly safe or accessible by humans. That's why watching quadrocopters assembling a rope bridge that's...
10:10 pm -04 - Sat, September 19, 2015
Engadget AVG says it can sell your browsing data in updated privacy policy
AVG has updated its privacy policy's language, and in the amended document, the security firm admits that it can "make money from [its] free offerings with non-personal data." These &qu...
08:38 pm -04 - Sat, September 19, 2015
Engadget Apple Pay gets ready to launch in China
Apple is thriving in China, so you can imagine that it's practically salivating at the thought of launching Apple Pay in the country -- and it looks like that may happen relatively soon. The sta...
07:02 pm -04 - Sat, September 19, 2015
Engadget The US and China want to set ground rules for cyberwarfare
Arms control treaties already do a lot to prevent extreme abuses of real-world weaponry, so why shouldn't they apply to virtual conflicts? The US and China certainly think that makes sense. Accor...
05:33 pm -04 - Sat, September 19, 2015
Engadget Edward Snowden held a secret chat with the actor portraying him
Many actors in biographical movies will interview the real people they're portraying to get a feel for their mannerisms and values. However, Joseph Gordon-Leavitt is going the extra mile to make...
04:01 pm -04 - Sat, September 19, 2015
Engadget Latest Xbox One test update is rolling out slowly, for a reason
Heads up Dashboard Preview Program members: Microsoft's announced that invites for the opt-in Windows 10 update on Xbox One are rolling out right now. Check your inbox to see if you made the firs...
02:29 pm -04 - Sat, September 19, 2015
Engadget US regulator accepts bitcoin as a commodity
Virtual currencies like bitcoin just came one step closer to legitimacy in the US. As part of its first action against an unregistered bitcoin options trading outfit, the Commodity Futures Trading Co...
01:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 19, 2015
Engadget How an independent art and technology festival captured my heart
When I told my friends and co-workers I was attending the XOXO Festival in Portland, Oregon, last weekend, I had a difficult time explaining what it was about. The event website describes it as an &qu...
12:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 19, 2015
Engadget The best of the Tokyo Game Show (so far)
How does lining up for 40 minutes to play five minutes of a new game sound? It's definitely a trade-off, but it's often (usually) worth it. At this year's Tokyo Game Show, we saw a gian...
11:00 am -04 - Sat, September 19, 2015
Engadget 30 years of Super Mario in pop culture
Mario may have cut his teeth hopping barrels as "Jumpman" in Donkey Kong back in 1981, but his true claim to fame came with Super Mario Bros. Created by acclaimed video game designer Shigeru...
09:30 am -04 - Sat, September 19, 2015
Engadget Recommended Reading: What will astronauts eat while exploring Mars?
Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We...
09:00 am -04 - Sat, September 19, 2015
Engadget ICYMI: Giant air purifier, true invisibility cloak and more
Today on In Case You Missed It: A 23-foot tall HEPA filter that looks like a building is running in Rotterdam, costing $1,000 a year to operate while cleaning up to 1 million cubic feet of air per hou...
04:16 am -04 - Sat, September 19, 2015
Engadget Skype for web will soon work without plug-ins on Microsoft Edge
Skype has been planning to make its voice and video call services available on the web without having to install plug-ins since 2014. Now, its parent company's preparing to make that happen for i...
10:48 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget The Air Force will have combat lasers on its war planes by 2020
The Army has its HEL-MD (not to mention is working on GI Joe-style rifles and minesweepers); the Navy put a battleship-mounted railgun aboard the USS Ponce; and within the next five years, the Air For...
09:23 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Malware-ridden apps found in Apple's Chinese App Store
The iOS App Store is usually a trustworthy source of software. But as hackers tend to do, they found a way to get their nefarious wares into the China version of the software supermarket. By using alt...
08:34 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Burberry teams up with Snapchat to preview new collection
Burberry continues to prove that it's one of the most tech-minded fashion houses today. The British brand has joined forces with Snapchat to give fans a glimpse of its Spring 2016 lineup from its...
08:23 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Malware-ridden apps found in Apple's Chinese App Store
The iOS App Store is usually a trustworthy source of software. But as hackers tend to do, they found a way to get their nefarious wares into the China version of the software supermarket. By using alt...
07:53 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Google's likely Nexus/Android event is happening September 29th
Google just sent over an invite for "some tasty new treats and much s'more" September 29th in San Francisco. It didn't say what will be revealed but based on the timing, we're...
06:54 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Google's codebase is ludicrously huge for good reason
Google's codebase -- the programming instructions that run every one of its services from Gmail to Slides -- span a whopping 2 billion lines of code that stretch across 1 billion files and requir...
06:11 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Leaked D-Link code-signing key could make malware look legit
When your company is known for making wireless routers, network switches and home security cameras, leaking your code-signing private keys yourself is the last thing you want to do. Back in February, ...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Playdate: taking on The Taken King in 'Destiny'
We're officially in "year two" of Bungie's connected shooter Destiny and what better way to celebrate than by streaming its first big expansion pack, "The Taken King" ? B...
05:23 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Wilson's connected basketball helps hone your skills on the court
Connected sporting goods are nothing new, and Wilson's a smart basketball that tracks every shot you take on the court is adding to the fray. The Wilson X, which was first announced last year, us...
04:57 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Konami calls it quits on AAA console games, reports say
Konami is shutting down much of its AAA console-game development for the foreseeable future, according to a report on French site Gameblog (as translated by Eurogamer). The only two franchises on Kona...
04:34 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Android Pay reaches Google Play, ready for all in the US
Sure, Android Pay started its slow rollout last week, but with Google's staged distribution you probably didn't have it yet. Now, the Android team has announced it's officially availabl...
04:10 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Most US rail operators won't meet deadline for train safety controls
According to a US Government Accountability Office (GAO) report, as many as 70 percent of rail operators won't meet the end of the year deadline for safety controls. Operators are legally require...
03:49 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget 'Dragon Quest Builders' is a shallower, more polished 'Minecraft'
It's like a very, very well done mod. In Dragon Quest Builders, Square Enix has taken the thrill and almost tangible joy of building your own world, and coated it in a deep, glossy layer of Drago...
03:26 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget AT&T sues former employees over phone unlocking hack scheme
AT&amp;T has brought a lawsuit against three of its former employees and an Anaheim-based IT company, alleging that the group conspired to install malware on company computers that would illicitly...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Pepper the companion robot has a lot of growing up to do
The robot revolution is coming. But instead of death machines dragging us off to work in their plutonium mines, we'll get helpful little friends like Pepper from SoftBank and Aldebaran. The littl...
02:50 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget The only way to win a gold PS4 bundle is to eat a lot of Taco Bell
If you like to fill your pie hole with Big Boxes from Taco Bell, you could leverage your habit for a new console. Starting September 24th, the fast-food chain is giving away 6,000 limited-edition gold...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget The making of Electric Zoo
Electronic dance music is a multi-billion dollar industry that's taken over festival grounds across the world. At multi-stage events throughout the year, pounding beats are methodically synchroni...
02:10 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Comcast fined $33 million for publishing unlisted numbers
Comcast will pay $33.4 million in restitution after California found that the firm had broadcast the personal details of customers who paid for unlisted service. The issue centers around 75,000 users ...
01:42 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Google's next phones will reportedly be the Nexus 5X and 6P
We've seen a few snapshots of the upcoming Nexus phones and now we may have an idea what they'll be called. Droid Life reports that the pair of Google phones, one made by LG and the other by...
01:32 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Hands-on with the smarter, WiFi-powered Roomba 980
By iRobot's own admission, the Roomba 980 is its most important consumer product since the launch of its first vacuum bot in 2002. It builds upon the innovative brush-less design of the Roomba 88...
01:32 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Hands-on with the smarter, WiFi-equipped Roomba 980
By iRobot's own admission, the Roomba 980 is its most important consumer product since the launch of its first vacuum bot in 2002. It builds upon the innovative brush-less design of the Roomba 88...
01:13 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Volkswagen to recall about 500,000 cars over sneaky software
Volkswagen has been told to recall about half a million of its diesel passenger cars. The German automaker ran into trouble with the Obama administration for allegedly installing a sneaky software tha...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Vector's smartwatch looks like a SkyMall reject, but isn't
There are plenty of smartwatches, but the majority of them scream, "I'm a smartwatch," from every pore. Squared-off devices like the ZenWatch and Apple Watch still have a faint whiff of...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget The best iPad stylus
This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.We spent 15 hours testing a total of 13 iPad styluses with a graphic desi...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 review: insanely thin, but not much of an upgrade
A year ago, when Samsung debuted its original Galaxy Tab S, we noted how rare it had become to review a high-end tablet that wasn't from Apple. Well, the situation hasn't changed much today ...
11:38 am -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Pentagon is building a system that instantly detects security breaches
The Department of Defense wants to be able to combat cyberattacks before hackers get the chance to steal sensitive files and employees' data, as well as access the country's weapons systems....
11:19 am -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget The Everyday Messenger bag isn't just for camera freaks
The Everyday Messenger camera bag has grabbed the imagination of Kickstarter users, raising an unprecedented $4 million and counting. You may wonder how the folks behind it, Peak Design, managed to co...
10:54 am -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget The Uncharted 4 beta launches December 4th
Uncharted 4 won't arrive until 2016, but the forthcoming Nathan Drake Collection should keep you happy until it does. The remastered versions of the first three Uncharted games are launching in t...
10:27 am -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Xbox 360 cloud saves prep you for Xbox One backwards compatibility
Microsoft has done right by Xbox 360 users lately, making their games backwards-compatible on Xbox One consoles and introducing Windows 10 game streaming. A new update gives users of the last-gen cons...
10:02 am -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Apple talks to California DMV about self-driving cars
According to a new report from The Guardian, Apple recently discussed self-driving cars with the California Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV). The report says that Cupertino's senior legal counsel...
10:00 am -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Soothe your soul with 'Panoramical,' a game of musical manipulation
Panoramical doesn't fit into an existing game category. It's not an action game, simulator, point-and-click, FPS or any other traditional gaming genre -- but it is magical. Panoramical offer...
09:40 am -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget The world's fastest human-powered vehicle just topped 85 mph
It might look like a kayak on its side, but that vehicle above has just broken the human-powered land speed record. The pilot, Todd Reichert, managed 85.71mph in his "Eta" speedbike on Thurs...
09:20 am -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Samsung's S Health app now supports all Android phones
With an endless stream of fitness wearables hitting the market, it's easy to forget that your smartphone comes packed with sensors that can do exactly the same job. Samsung makes smartphones and ...
09:00 am -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget ICYMI: Worm mind control, a creepy new Barbie and more
Today on In Case You Missed It: A new $75 Barbie with speech recognition software can talk to your kids and give them career advice, as well as store previous conversations to refer back during girlfr...
08:17 am -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Sprint activates 'Open World' international plan in 33 new places
Sprint is expanding the reach of its "Open World" roaming add-on to 33 more locations beyond Latin America. Open World, the Now Network's answer to T-Mo's "Mobile without Bord...
07:24 am -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Of course 'Ghost In The Shell' is getting its own VR movie
Ghost In the Shell's protagonist often looks like she's wearing a VR headset, so why not give the Major her own feature? Tying into a free-to-play first-person shooter and a new movie, Produ...
06:20 am -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget The Windows 10 Xbox app is getting a preview program, too
Microsoft is launching a Preview Program for its Windows 10 Xbox app, similar to what it has on the Xbox One console. The Xbox Beta app will let fans "provide early input on features and enhancem...
04:40 am -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget 'Star Fox Zero' barrel rolls into next year
Longtime Nintendo fans are used to delays, but that won't make the news of Star Fox Zero not releasing this year any easier to swallow. Legendary game designer Shigeru Miyamoto took to Facebook t...
03:21 am -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget New circular Chromecast rumored for later this month
The second-generation Chromecast will come with quite a list of new features and won't even look the same anymore, according to 9to5google. The website has published what it says are a couple of ...
02:00 am -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget Gapless playback finally arrives for Play Music on Chromecast
Beaming tunes from Google Play Music to a Chromecast connected to an audio system works a charm, but that doesn't mean it can't be improved. For that reason, Mountain View's fixed a han...
12:30 am -04 - Fri, September 18, 2015
Engadget GameStop won't sell consoles bundled with digital games
Perhaps more than any other retailer, Gamestop has serious clout when it comes to selling video games. The retail chain makes money hand over fist on game trade-ins and the resulting used game sales, ...
11:05 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget 'Star Wars: Battlefront' beta will be open to everyone, work offline
It seems like every time we see Star Wars Battlefront, it gets a little more exciting. Small, but epic missions. Huge multiplayer battles. Aerial combat with up to 20 players. Can this game possibly l...
10:04 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Nextbit adds a Verizon version of its cloud-focused smartphone
Nextbit is adding a Verizon option to its wildly successful Kickstarter campaign for the Robin smartphone today. The "cloud-first" Android device, which comes with 100GB of cloud storage for...
08:57 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget A peek inside the new iPad Mini 4 reveals how it got so thin
The super-sized iPad Pro may have been the star of last week's festivities, but what about the iPad Mini 4? It brings the first major update to the line in a couple of years, and of course, the f...
07:31 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget US and Chinese firms agree on high-speed rail plan from LA to Vegas
Pledge agreements aren't the only deals being inked ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's first official state visit to the US. A consortium led by China Railway Group has come to terms wi...
06:46 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget This web game shows that landing a Falcon 9 rocket is pretty much impossible
You thought the carrier landing stage in Top Gun was a nightmare to pull off? Then get ready to scream obscenities you didn't know you knew at MIT Media Lab's SpaceX Falcon 9 Lander. This 8-...
06:19 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Microsoft working on fix for phones borked by Windows 10 update
When Microsoft released Windows 10 Mobile build 10536 to Insider users earlier this week, it probably didn't expect it to break user's phones. It did. Turns out,the update was only meant for...
05:45 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Gone too Zune: We reflect on Microsoft's failed music project
You'd be forgiven for thinking Zune died a long time ago. Microsoft stopped making new hardware years ago. And in 2012 it officially pivoted from the "Zune" branding and launched Xbox M...
05:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Playdate: We're getting weird with 'Metal Gear Solid V'
I have no idea what's going on with Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's story. That has a lot to do with my only experience with the series resting squarely on playing half of Metal Gear ...
04:29 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Uber study finds that Uber surge pricing is Uber good
Unless, of course, you're the one paying for it....
04:01 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget BBC will launch a streaming service in the US next year
Fans of the BBC who live in the States are about to get another way to watch the network's shows. The BBC plans to launch an online subscription service in the US next year, providing eager viewe...
03:37 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget ABC News introduces VR initiative with 360-degree tour of Syria
ABC News is experimenting with immersive journalism. On last night's episode of their news program, Nightline, viewers had the option to watch an accompanying 360-degree video piece on their mobi...
03:14 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget EA removes female players from 'FIFA 16' after NCAA eligibility concerns
EA is no stranger to issues with the NCAA, and this time FIFA 16 women's rosters are the culprit. The gaming studio announced today that following an NCAA notice, it would remove 13 players from ...
03:14 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget EA removes 13 female players from 'FIFA 16' after NCAA concerns
EA is no stranger to issues with the NCAA, and this time FIFA 16 women's rosters are the culprit. The gaming studio announced today that following an NCAA notice, it would remove 13 players from ...
02:46 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Verizon becomes first US carrier to offer roaming in Cuba
Verizon announced on Thursday that it will begin offering call, text and data access to customers visiting the Caribbean nation as part of its Pay-As-You-Go International Travel option. The plan will ...
02:19 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget T-Mobile expands its international coverage to 20 more countries
T-Mobile announced on Thursday that it is expanding its international coverage by adding 20 countries and locations to its Simple Global feature. This program gives subscribers unlimited data and text...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget The Wirecutter's best deals: a rugged Panasonic camera and more
This post was created in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the best technology to buy. Read their continuously updated list of deals at TheWirecutter.com.You may have already seen Engadget po...
01:42 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget 'Myst'-inspired game 'The Witness' hits PS4 and PC in January
The Witness has been cloaked in a fair bit of mystery since Jonathan Blow started working on it in 2009, right after the rabid success of his first game, Braid. Now, we finally have some concrete info...
01:18 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Latest 'Steve Jobs' trailer has the energy of 'Trainspotting'
The newest trailer for Danny Boyle's upcoming Steve Jobs biopic is here, and it's sure to get your blood pumping. In fact, it feels reminiscent of Boyle's drug-infused '90s hit, Tr...
01:18 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Apple is taking its e-book price-fixing fight to the Supreme Court
Apple's long-running court battle over manipulating the pricing of e-books is getting even more dramatic. Next stop, the Supreme Court, Fortune reports. Back in June, Apple failed to get a Manhat...
12:59 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget China asks US tech companies to follow its security policies
You know how Russia recently took the contentious step of insisting that Google and Twitter keep Russian user data on servers within the country itself, presumably to facilitate government searches? C...
12:38 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Apple patent victory puts Samsung devices in jeopardy
Apple has won another small victory in its never-ending patent row with Samsung. The war that nobody asked for (and like most wars will have no winners, only losers) rages on with another appeals cour...
12:25 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Kardashian website security flaw exposes data for over 600,000 users
The Kardashian's new mobile apps may be extremely popular, but the websites recently launched alongside those offerings had a major flaw. An open unsecured API provided developer Alaxic Smith acc...
12:15 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget The BBC's Micro:bit computers won't reach kids until next year
As part of a wider initiative aimed at teaching children the basics of computing and programming, the BBC created the Micro:bit development board (with a little help from some high-profile partners). ...
12:03 pm -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget To scale Solar System model built across seven miles of Nevada desert
If you treat the Earth as a marble, what would an accurate, to-scale model of the Solar System actually look like? Something much larger and expansive than a textbook illustration would suggest. To ex...
11:30 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget The Emmy-winning studios behind American Horror Story's freaks
The body in the brown box looks cold at first glance. The blue-green web of veins in her pale white legs can be traced down to her feet. Her flaming red hair looks like it hasn't been brushed for...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Snapchat is bringing content from the NFL to its Live Stories feature
The NFL has deals in place to push content to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other places, and now it's heading to Snapchat. The ephemeral messaging app made a one-year deal with the league that ...
10:50 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Hello Barbie has some career advice for your child
There's a new Barbie on the block. She's chatty and she comes with a charging station. She's dressed in a cropped, metallic leather jacket, dark skinny jeans and a white sweater vest wi...
10:38 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Ofcom tells mobile networks to sort out their customer service
Mobile networks have a lousy reputation when it comes to customer service. The moment you walk into a store it's all smiles and pleasantries, but once you're an established subscriber the ex...
10:10 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Microsoft pledges $75 million to expose more kids to computer sciences
Just like the City of New York, Microsoft believes that it's best to expose kids to computer sciences as soon as possible to prepare them for the growing number of tech jobs out there. That'...
09:41 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget NASA successfully tests detect-and-avoidance system for drones
NASA's Detect-and-Avoidance (DAA) system for drones is looking mighty promising. The agency has just finished its latest phase of of test flights using a remote-controlled Ikhana aircraft equippe...
09:19 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget The best part of playing 'Metal Gear Online' isn't the shooting
Metal Gear Online takes The Phantom Pain, well, online. We've just got to go a few rounds in Bounty Hunter, one of two play-modes -- the other is Cloak and Dagger and focuses on stealthier thing...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Amazon's selling its $50 Fire tablet in six packs
It was rumored and now the 7-inch $49.99 (&pound;50) Amazon Fire tablet is here. The content peddling device is cheaper than dinner for two at a medium nice restaurant (without drinks but probably...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Amazon's thinner Fire HD tablets always have something to watch
Amazon tablets are for content consumption. That's what the company keeps saying and with today's announcement of new two new Fire HD tablets, it's clear that the company that sells you...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget ICYMI: Tour a warzone in VR, champ rock-paper bot and more
Today on In Case You Missed It: A Syrian news agency is giving viewers a chance to nearly walk the ground of a bombed out city center with a virtual reality tour. Rock, paper, scissors champs would cr...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Amazon Fire TV comes out to play with 4K and Alexa, stays at $99
If you're one of the folks that's purchased a 4K TV, Amazon has some good news for you: The new Fire TV supports 4K and still costs $99.99 (&pound;80). In addition to handling all those ...
08:44 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget YouTube will soon support game streaming from Android phones
Google has revealed that you'll soon be able to stream Android smartphone or tablet games directly to YouTube without any additional software or hardware. The incoming feature will also let you a...
08:30 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Cablevision buyout makes Altice the fourth-largest US cable operator
Cablevision, an iconic US cable TV company founded in 1973, has been purchased by France's Altice for $17.7 billion. The sale has been approved by shareholders and is expected to go through in th...
08:02 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Why Apple News isn't available in the UK yet
So you've backed up your apps and data to iCloud and updated your Apple device to iOS 9. The new font, smarter Siri and slicker multitasking will probably take some getting used to, but did you n...
07:45 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Video game museum is raising funds for a bigger home via Kickstarter
The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment (MADE) is back on Kickstarter after four years to raise funds to move to an even bigger home. Back in 2011, the video game museum managed to raise over $20,...
07:08 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget London's Boris bikes kitted out with lasers in the name of safety
If there's one universal truth, it's that everything is better with lasers: sharks, dinosaurs, Facebook, and now... Boris bikes. Under a new safety trial, Transport for London has fitted 250...
06:50 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget 2016 Civic is the second Honda with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
In July Honda announced the 2016 Accord as its first car to support Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, while now it's revealed the next one up is its redesigned 2016 Civic. Our friends at Autoblog h...
06:02 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Sonos app hints at new speaker with gesture control
Keeping your new product secret until launch is a tricky business. Especially when you want to co-launch an update to your mobile app with renders and guides for said new product. A beta version of th...
05:01 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Ford's smartwatch apps let drivers unlock their electric car
In recent months, both Hyundai and Volvo have launched smartwatch apps, allowing car owners to control some of their vehicle's functions from the comfort of their wrist. Now Ford wants in on the ...
04:48 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget BBC iPlayer offers picture-in-picture TV viewing on your iPad
Split-screen multitasking on the iPad is one of the standout additions in iOS 9, but not everyone has an iPad Air 2 (or soon, iPad Pro) to take advantage of it. Instead, the feature that most iPad use...
04:32 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Your PS4 is screaming out for some color (and a gold DualShock 4)
Admit it: these new DualShock 4s and color plates for your PS4 are going to make that living room obelisk pop. Slideshow-320584...
03:10 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget Microsoft's email/texting app Send is available on Android
Earlier this summer Microsoft debuted Send, an app which aimed to combine the most usable features from instant messaging and email into a unified experience. It debuted as an iOS-only app but on Wedn...
01:52 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget A giant rat bird was the closest I got to 'The Last Guardian'
Well, I got to tease it with a giant pink ball. To promote The Last Guardian, which is very much happening and also very not playable (so far) at the Tokyo Game Show, the team at genDesign hooked up a...
01:25 am -04 - Thu, September 17, 2015
Engadget 'Dark Souls 3' is coming for your patience next April
Don't have a PlayStation 4 and Bloodborne but still want in on some punishing action by way of the folks at From Software? Good because Dark Souls 3 hits PC, PS4 and Xbox One next April -- right ...
11:40 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Google Glass is now 'Project Aura;' welcomes ex-Amazon employees
Looks like Google Glass really isn't dead like the company promised. Mountain View has been hiring engineers and software developers out of Amazon's Lab126 for the initiative now dubbed &quo...
11:40 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Google Glass is now 'Project Aura,' welcomes ex-Amazon engineers
Looks like Google Glass really isn't dead like the company promised. Mountain View has been hiring engineers and software developers out of Amazon's Lab126 for the initiative now dubbed &quo...
10:17 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Android security flaw lets attackers in using a large password
There have been plenty of security holes involving mobile device lock screens, but a recently discovered Android flaw may give you more reasons than usual to be cautious. The technique bypasses the ...
09:42 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Banks can bring class-action suit against Target over data hack
Target's legal woes continue to mount over its now-infamous data breach in 2013, which exposed the credit card numbers and personal information for as many as 70 million shoppers. A District Cour...
09:07 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget 'Mighty No. 9' demo delay gives backers more reason to be upset
What a long, sad trip it's been for folks who backed the Mega Man spiritual successor Mighty No. 9 on Kickstarter. A demo, which was originally planned as an apology for the game being delayed, h...
08:22 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Uber appeals class action status in lawsuit over driver compensation
Californian Uber drivers may have won class action status in a lawsuit demanding that they be treated like employees rather than contractors, but Uber isn't about to let this decision go without ...
07:46 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget iMovie for iOS is ready to handle your 4K video editing
If you're determined to produce a 4K masterpiece on an iPhone 6s, 6s Plus or iPad Pro, you now have one of the tools you need to get the job done. Apple has delivered an iMovie update that switch...
06:54 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Lyft partnership will help you get a ride in China
Ridesharing services don't usually translate well across borders. Even if you can use the same company, you may have to pay in a different currency -- how do you know what that trip will cost un...
06:33 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Hulu brings picture-in-picture TV viewing to your iPad
The picture-in-picture video mode in Apple's iOS 9 was practically tailor-made for watching TV while you get things done, and Hulu knows it. The streaming service has updated its iOS app with su...
06:10 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Buy items right from their Facebook pages with the new Shop section
Facebook is on its way to becoming a one-stop shop for all of your social networking, selfie, news, disliking and retail therapy needs. Select merchants will now feature a Shop section on their Facebo...
05:28 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Apple's 'Move to iOS' app is ready to help Android users jump ship
We knew it was coming, and now it's here. Before the new wave of iPhones make their way to your hands, Cuperino's app that'll help you switch from Android is now available at Google Pla...
05:13 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Apple TV game developers are required to support the Siri remote
The new Apple TV will support third-party game controllers in in its attempt to bring iOS-style gaming to the living room -- but developers can't make those controllers a requirement. In a progra...
04:53 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget AT&T's home automation services reach your apartment
AT&amp;T's Digital Life home automation services are tempting if you like the idea of cellular-connected safety and security systems, but you've had to live in a fully detached home to e...
04:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget iRobot's cloud-connected Roomba 980 is smart enough to map floors
Two years ago, iRobot got rid of bristles with the Roomba 880. Now, the company is making its iconic vacuum cleaning robot even smarter with the Roomba 980, which it claims is the first Roomba to &quo...
04:13 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Scientists control a worm's brain cells using sound waves
Forget using clunky headsets and implants to control brain cells... one day, you might only need to use sound waves and some chemicals. Salk Institute scientists have found a way to control the brain ...
03:55 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget #IStandwithAhmed supports teen arrested for making his own clock
Last night, the Dallas Morning News reported an odd story. A teenager in Irving, TX brought a homemade electronics project to school, and while his engineering teacher called it "really nice,&quo...
03:34 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget NASA delays Orion capsule's first manned flight until 2023
Although NASA's Orion capsule completed a successful test flight back in December, the space agency has delayed the first launch with a crew on board. In an announcement detailing a recent "...
03:11 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Dropbox for iOS just got a lot faster (and simpler)
When you're juggling a lot of files in the cloud, every little bit of time you save is a big deal... and Dropbox knows it. The online storage outfit has released an iOS app update that's all...
02:54 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Six things you might want to prepare for the apocalypse
By Cat Distasio, InhabitatThere are a lot of things you can do to prepare yourself for the possibility of a disaster. You can load up on shelf-stable foods, clean drinking water and batteries. You can...
02:32 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Politiwoops uploads its 1.1 million-tweet collection to the Internet Archive
Twitter may have revoked Politiwoop's API access but that isn't stopping the political watchdog from preserving its already-sizeable collection of online gaffs and retractions from elected o...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget On its 20th anniversary, Suck's co-founder says it couldn't exist today
Suck reunion from L to R: Joey Anuff, Ana Marie Cox, Carl Steadman, Heather Havrilesky, Tim Cavanaugh. "A fish, a barrel and a smoking gun." If you recognize that phrase, it's likely yo...
01:38 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Amazon's next Fire tablet could look a lot more like Android
While there's talk that Amazon will soon release a $50 6-inch Fire tablet, the company apparently wants to make sure all bases are covered. Well-known leaker Evan Blass has shared an render of an...
01:15 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Former 'DmC' devs are risking millions to make a 'AAA' indie
Hellblade, a third-person game seen through the lens of a mentally ill protagonist, is a multimillion-dollar risk for developer Ninja Theory. Its strong focus on building a unique world and narrative ...
01:05 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget iOS 9 is now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
As promised, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system is now available for download. iOS 9 is yours for the taking, and with it comes an improved Siri, split-screen multitasking on t...
12:54 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Telltale's 'Minecraft' adventure game arrives on October 13
Minecraft, but as a point-and-click adventure game? When Telltale's Story Mode title was first announced, it left many of us scratching our heads. Minecraft is hardly known for its rich narrative...
12:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Nest Protect review (2015): Improved safety makes it easier to recommend
There's nothing cool about safety. Yes, safety is important, but it's very rarely cool. The stylish Nest Protect is, at its core, a smoke detector -- the least chic item in your home. Still,...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Dear Veronica: How to make it big in a band!
Happy Wednesday, advice-seekers! This week, we're covering one of my favorite topics: audio production. We have a great question about miking techniques, and a slightly more esoteric question abo...
11:29 am -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Apple delays the launch of watchOS 2 because of a bug
Apple has pushed back the launch of watchOS 2 because of a tricky bug, a spokesperson confirmed to TechCrunch. The new software was expected to hit Apple Watches today, September 16th. "We have d...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Todoist updates its Mac and web apps to boost productivity
Productivity app Todoist has been busy retooling its mobile apps this year. After big redesigns for Android and iOS, the company has revamped its Mac and web apps, too. Most notably, those to-do list ...
10:41 am -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget AT&T won't slow down unlimited data users until they hit 22GB
AT&amp;T isn't bringing back its beloved unlimited data plans, but it's doing a better job of taking care of its customers who've held onto those plans for dear life. The carrier an...
10:22 am -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Amazon Prime subscriptions include six months of The Washington Post
Amazon Prime members can add one more perk to the list of items that the annual subscription gets them. The online retailer announced today that Prime now includes six months of unlimited access to Th...
09:51 am -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Microsoft's Zune services wind down November 15th
If you're still relying on what's left of Microsoft's Zune services to feed your Zune HD with fresh content... well, you'd better have backup plans. Microsoft is warning that it w...
09:22 am -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Hewlett Packard will cut another 30,000 jobs during split
As it continues the process of splitting itself into two distinct companies, Hewlett-Packard has announced that it'll fire between 25,000 and 30,000 more employees. That figure is believed to be ...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Wanted: your custom 'Super Mario Maker' levels
Something happened when we were broadcasting the Wii U's Super Mario Maker on Playdate last week. Sean Buckley and myself (and almost assuredly someone from Twitch chat) thought it'd be a gr...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget ICYMI: Internet of balls, telepresence tourists and more
Today on In Case You Missed It: A new basketball has a tracking chip that can tell the difference between a swish and airball. It also syncs with an app that tracks stats and lets the user know how th...
08:27 am -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Big banks want to adopt Bitcoin tech for the financial sector
Whenever you make a Bitcoin transaction, it's recorded on a public ledger called "blockchain." Now, a handful of big banks have partnered (PDF) with New York firm R3 to adopt the crypto...
07:55 am -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Facebook will display missing child alerts in UK News Feeds
Facebook's enormous userbase makes it a powerful tool for distributing public service announcements. To maximise this potential, the company is introducing "Child Rescue Alerts" in the ...
07:45 am -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget OpenROV Trident underwater drone blows up on Kickstarter
OpenROV's Kickstarter campaign for the Trident drone still has 45 days left, but it has already raised six times its $50,000 goal. It's not another quadcopter or glider, see: it's a rem...
07:11 am -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Sony's retrotastic 20th Anniversary PS4 controller lands in the UK
So, you didn't manage to get your hands on a 20th Anniversary Edition PlayStation 4, just like everyone else. Well, nevermind, as you can now have the next best thing. Sony has today released the...
06:35 am -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget 360-degree video puts you in a bombed-out Syrian war zone
A new 360-degree, 4K video lets you see the destruction of Syria's civil war firsthand on any virtual reality (VR) headset. It was shot by Syria's Smart News Agency between May and July in t...
05:15 am -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget NASA works with UK government to help manage drone traffic
As more drones take to UK skies, the government has called on the biggest name in aerospace to reduce the number of accidents caused by wayward UAVs. It's teaming up with NASA to build and test n...
04:07 am -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Microsoft brings the Windows 10 Start Menu to Surface RT
Microsoft has released an update for its orphaned Windows RT 8.1 OS that gives it a Windows 10-like Start menu, according to users who've downloaded it. That's good news for owners of the or...
03:58 am -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget Moto X Style and new Moto 360 up for pre-order in the UK
Motorola's latest and greatest are now available to pre-order in the UK. Following the Moto X Play, you can now spend your hard-earned cash on the Moto X Style, which currently has an estimated d...
03:02 am -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget NVIDIA's GeForce game sharing feature is available in beta
NVIDIA's GeForce Experience Share has been released in early access beta, giving PC gamers the ability to invite friends to take over a game or play cooperatively. Via an in-game overlay menu, pl...
01:35 am -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget 'For the King' is a hard, cute co-op game that needs your help
At first blush, it's easy to dismiss a game based on its marketing bullet points: persistent choices; rougelike, online co-op. But sometimes it takes actually seeing it in motion for the cynicism...
12:29 am -04 - Wed, September 16, 2015
Engadget NYC plans to offer all public school students computer science classes
NYC Mayor Mayor Bill de Blasio wants all public schools in the city to offer computer science classes within the next ten years, according to The New York Times. Some of the best public institutions i...
11:02 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget The first 8K TV will go on sale soon for over $130,000
Sharp has demonstrated Super Hi-Vision 8K displays before (as seen above during CES 2015), but today in Japan it announced an 85-inch version is going on sale October 30th. Dubbed the LV-85001, it...
10:38 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget You can't fly drones near the Pope during his US visit
Thinking of using a camera drone to get some above-the-crowd footage of Pope Francis during his trip to the US near the end of September? The Federal Aviation Administration would really, really pref...
09:49 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Russian hacker behind massive data breach pleads guilty
Vladimir Drinkman has pled guilty and admitted his involvement in what the Justice Department calls "the largest such scheme ever prosecuted in the United States." He and the four other defe...
08:59 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Verizon can't activate your Moto X Pure Edition just yet
We hope you didn't rush to snag a Moto X Pure Edition for use on Verizon's network -- you'll be disappointed for the next few days. Early adopters speaking on Reddit and PrepaidPhoneNe...
08:28 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget What's on your HDTV: 'Furious 7' Blu-ray, 'Doctor Who', 'Forza' and 'Destiny'
Week one of NFL action is done, but there's plenty of things on the schedule other than sports. Later tonight Apple CEO Tim Cook is stopping by Stephen Colbert's Late Show stage, while FX ta...
08:02 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Google will match your donations to migrant and refugee relief
As you're no doubt aware, Europe is facing a crisis: it's struggling to accommodate scores of migrants and refugees coming to the continent in search of a better life. If you're wonder...
07:36 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Target takes on Amazon with same-day grocery delivery of its own
Amazon may already offer grocery delivery, but Target is looking to take on the online retailer when it comes to same-day drop-offs. To power its grocery delivery effort, Target is teaming up with San...
07:08 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Google OnHub teardown reveals a curious, complicated WiFi router
If you think Google's OnHub router looks like a strange machine on the outside, wait until you get a look at the inside. DIY repair outfit iFixit has torn down Google's first WiFi access po...
06:48 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Uber sets up shop in Las Vegas
Well that didn't take long. Less than a day after the Nevada Transportation Commission authorized Uber and Lyft to operate in the state, Uber announced on Tuesday that it is expanding its Uber X ...
06:33 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget EPIX enables mobile downloads for offline movie watching
Joining the likes of Google Play Movies and iTunes, streaming content provider EPIX announced on Tuesday that it will allow subscribers to download movies onto their mobile devices for later playback,...
06:02 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Saturn's moon Enceladus has a global, water-based ocean
Scientists have suspected for a while that Saturn's moon Enceladus has a giant water ocean, and they now have some hard evidence to support their theories. Thanks to the Cassini spacecraft, NASA...
05:41 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Hyundai N 2025 Vision Gran Turismo Concept looks ready for Le Mans
"It's Bugatti versus... Hyundai? Yes, the revered hypercar manufacturer is facing some stiff competition for coolest car at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show from the affordable South Korean bra...
05:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Playdate: Running wild in 'The Deer God' and 'Castle Crashers'
Fun fact: If you do a Bing voice-search on Xbox One for The Deer God, instead of coming back with the option to download the indie sidescroller you'll see results for the 1996 Greg Kinnear flick ...
04:56 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Mission Electric's record-setting motorcycle is dead
Electric motorcycle enthusiasts have been waiting a long time for the Mission RS, and that wait is finally over. Just not in a satisfying way. Mission Electric has announced it has filed for bankruptc...
04:31 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Skype's 'Mojis' insert Muppets into your boring video calls
Skype announced a new feature for its chat and messaging services on Tuesday that will allow users to incorporate short, Gif-like video clips into their conversations. The company is calling these new...
04:05 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Now that everyone dislikes Facebook, it's getting a 'dislike' button
For all of those times when "liking" a pal's Facebook post just doesn't seem appropriate, it seems you'll soon have another option. During a Q&amp;A session today, Mark Zu...
03:45 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Talk with the cast of 'Citizen Mars' during our Facebook Q&A
Would you give up everything you know on Earth to start a new life on Mars and never come back? The five people we profiled in our original series Citizen Mars are willing to do just that for the good...
03:16 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Verizon and AT&T are opening mini-stores in 250 Best Buys
Best Buy announced a pair of independent agreements on Tuesday with both Verizon and AT&amp;T, according to Re/Code. The deal will reportedly see both brands receive dedicated floor space within 2...
02:50 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Augmented reality expert explains how AR will help humanity
We've been hearing and seeing plenty about augmented reality these days -- from Microsoft's HoloLens to the mysterious Google-backed startup Magic Leap -- but aside from the gee-whiz factor,...
02:25 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Snapchat lets you replay those epic selfies, if you're willing to pay
Being able to revisit one snap a day is quite limiting, but if you're willing to fork over some cash, you can get more looks. Snapchat announced today that users in the US can buy extra replays f...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Sony's A7S II is a 4K-shooting pro for your darkest moments
We already got a lovely, refreshed A7R II just a few months ago, and Sony's eager to keep the upgrade train a-rollin'. The company unveiled the A7S II just a few days back, and despite a spe...
01:28 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Apple will (eventually) let you remove some of its iOS apps
Apple's iOS devices have long included apps that you're unlikely to use (do you really need a stock tracker?), and that list only seems to be getting longer. That's potentially a big p...
01:07 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Bank of America adds fingerprint logins to its Android and iOS apps
One of the most anticipated features arriving with Android's Marshmallow OS update is the new fingerprint reader capability. And while Marshmallow won't go live until the end of the year, a ...
12:46 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget 'Fruit Ninja' studio removes 'designer' as a role
Fruit Ninja studio Halfbrick recently fired its final two designers, as reported by Kotaku Australia on Monday. This marks a structural shift for the company: Halfbrick doesn't plan on hiring new...
12:24 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget More Sony 4K TVs will support HDR color this fall
If you splurged on one of the many 4K TVs Sony released this year, you're likely in for a treat. Sony is expanding the reach of its high dynamic range (HDR) color update to include more sets. It ...
12:15 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget First UK drone pilot convicted for flying over packed football grounds
In what's thought to be the first conviction of its kind in the UK, a Nottingham resident has been prosecuted for drone offences under the Civil Aviation Authority's Air Navigation Order (20...
12:03 pm -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Facebook's new read receipts promise to ruin your friendships
Ever had a Facebook friend send an event invitation that you ignored, whether it was because you couldn't attend or (let's be honest) had no interest in going? Unfortunately, you may have to...
11:41 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Jeff Bezos' space firm commits to building and launching in Florida
Blue Origins, Jeff Bezos' private space travel company (and competitor to Elon Musk's SpaceX), is setting up shop in Florida. Bezos announced this morning that the company is building a manu...
11:28 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget You should watch GTA drama 'The Gamechangers' on BBC Two tonight
Later this evening, the BBC will be airing a one-off TV special about the development of Grand Theft Auto and the criticism that surrounded its portrayal of violence. It's called The Gamechangers...
11:19 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Sony's 4K smartphone shows most content in 1080p
Sony made much ado over the Xperia Z5 Premium being the first phone with a 4K resolution screen, but at least a few IFA attendees noticed that the device described itself as 1080p. What's the de...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Engadget giveaway: win a set of Playbulb lights courtesy of Mipow!
Adding a splash of color to a room is now as easy as screwing in a lightbulb. The mood altering affects don't stop there, either. Mipow's Playbulb line of Bluetooth Smart LED bulbs includes ...
10:50 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget UK's first driverless 'pod' readies itself for public trials
Britain wants to be at the forefront of driverless car technology, so it's funding a handful of research projects that will look at different vehicle designs and how people react to them. One of ...
10:44 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget The next 'Resident Evil' game is an online competitive shooter
Resident Evil's recent track record for hits is... patchy. And we're being nicer than we should because of how fondly we remember the earlier games. More recent spin-offs and adventures for ...
10:23 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Spotify brings its smart running playlists to Android
When Spotify announced its new Running feature, only iPhone users were able to utilize its beat-matching skills while out on the streets. It's taken a good few months (far longer than it probably...
10:02 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget How 'Halo 5: Guardians' hits 60 fps and stays there
The developers at 343 Industries won't sacrifice Halo 5's aim for a buttery smooth 60 frames per second by adding local co-op (for now), and it turns out that the team isn't married to ...
09:41 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Square accepts your political donations with a tweet
You can now donate to a political candidate without leaving Twitter, thanks to a new venture between the social network and payment company Square. Once candidates have registered with Square, they ju...
09:20 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget ISP wins 11-year battle to reveal warrantless FBI spying
A US district court has struck down an 11-year-old gag order imposed by the FBI on Nicolas Merrill, the former head of a small internet service provider. Originally issued in 2004, it forbade Merrill ...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Livescribe launches Moleskine-branded pen-and-notebook bundle
Livescribe is selling a new bundle of products comprised of a Moleskine-branded Livescribe 3 smartpen and tool belt, a Moleskine notebook that works with the device, one-year subscription to Evernote ...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget ICYMI: Airbag moto-jacket, robotic landing gear and more
Today on In Case You Missed It: Newly unveiled robotic landing gear is enabling helicopters to land on uneven ground. But that's DARPA for you; always down with the militarized robot inventions. ...
08:28 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Facebook can notify Android users via Chrome, as well as its app
Facebook has just flicked the switch on notifications via Chrome on mobile. Previously, if you wanted the social network to send you updates, you'd have to have the Facebook app installed. Now, i...
08:00 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Toshiba's latest laptop does convertibility on the cheap
With recent models from Dell and Lenovo tablet laptop hybrids a la Surface are suddenly de rigeur. If those models are outside your budget, Toshiba has just introduced its own low-cost Windows 10 mode...
08:00 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Pax is bringing its vaporizer to Europe
Pax sells some of the best loose-leaf vaporizers -- and proprietary e-cig systems -- on the market. Over the past five years, though, its products have only officially been available in North America....
07:25 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget 'Danganronpa 3' brings the weirdness to both PS4 and PS Vita
If you've not played (or heard of) Danganronpa, they're a visual novel series that lie somewhere between Battle Royale and a high school dating sim: it's all about as murderous and plot...
06:40 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Barclaycard to launch NFC payments on Android ahead of Apple Pay
Since Apple Pay launched in the UK, several banks have been dragging their heels when it comes to supporting the contactless payment platform. Lloyds and Halifax begun a gradual roll-out just last wee...
06:21 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget 'Let's Encrypt' project issues its first free certificate
Last year, the Electronic Frontier Foundation along with Mozilla and Cisco launched an initiative called "Let's Encrypt" that promised to hand out free certificates anyone can use. Toda...
05:12 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Sony debuts new DualShock 4 hues, colorful hard drive covers
If you already own a PlayStation 4 but want to add a little bit more flair to your console, Sony's Tokyo Game Show press conference has delivered some good news. First up are new hard drive panel...
04:44 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget PlayStation 4 is getting a price cut in Japan
If you were holding off on a price drop before buying a PlayStation 4, I hope you're living in Japan. Sony just announced that its latest home console is getting a price cut to 35,000 yen (around...
04:24 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Sony's Project Morpheus is now 'PlayStation VR'
Sony's Project Morpheus VR system has a new, more obvious name: PlayStation VR. The announcement came today at the company's Tokyo Game Show press conference, but that's about the only ...
04:00 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget UE Boom 2: One of the best wireless speakers gets even better
Ultimate Ears is at it again, updating the last straggler in its line of Bluetooth speakers to get them all on the same page in terms of build and software. A few months ago, the company revamped its ...
03:44 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget PS Vita gem 'Gravity Rush' is getting a PS4 port and sequel
Gravity Rush leapt onto the PlayStation Vita in 2012, when the console was in desperate need of some "triple-A" titles to compliment its blossoming indie library. It was a beautiful game wit...
03:00 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Three's Voice over LTE launch means better signal in more places
There's more than one way to wipe out a not-spot, and to compliment Three's inTouch app for WiFi calling, the carrier has today become the first in the UK to add Voice over LTE (VoLTE) suppo...
02:42 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Stripe launches new 'Buy' button for Twitter and other apps
Stripe, the company that has powered Twitter's "Buy" button from the start, has released a new and universal button merchants can use to sell across apps. This API (if you want to get t...
01:19 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Porsche Mission E Concept puts Tesla Model S in its sights
Porsche might not be saying it directly, but anyone taking even a quick glance can see the Germans are taking aim at Tesla with the freshly unveiled Mission E concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show. With...
12:31 am -04 - Tue, September 15, 2015
Engadget Timex's upcoming fitness watch goes back to analog
Looks like someone's taking a page out of Withings' book. At the Qualcomm 3G/LTE Summit today, Timex CTO Thomas Essery took the opportunity to tease an upcoming analog fitness watch, the Met...
11:54 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Uber and Lyft officially allowed to operate in Nevada
Nevada's Transportation Authority has granted both Uber and Lyft permits to operate in the state, a few days after approving new rules for ride-hailing services. Those include having to pay admin...
11:29 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Researchers create a near-perfect sound absorbing system
We've come a long way since the days of pouring wax into our ears to block out siren songs. A team of researchers at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology have developed a sound-cancelli...
10:32 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Bugatti's 'Gran Turismo' concept car hints at life beyond the Veyron
Bugatti's monstrous 1,000HP-plus Veyron supercar may be riding into the sunset, but you won't have to wait long to get a hint of what the exotic automaker is planning next. The company has t...
10:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 packs 600Mbps LTE and smarter charging
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 hype train is getting to be a bit much (just ship the thing, already!), but you might want to take notice of the latest news if you're big on data speeds -- or simp...
09:46 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget YouTube's PewDiePie is (definitely not) starring in a TV show
Let's start this off with a disclaimer: PewDiePie is a massively popular YouTube personality who reacts in funny ways while playing video games. He has more than 39 million subscribers, he's...
09:19 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Watch PlayStation's Tokyo Game Show keynote right here!
Sony was entirely absent from Europe's annual Gamescom tradeshow last month, but the electronics juggernaut isn't going to sit out the premiere event on its home soil, the Tokyo Game Show. I...
08:39 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Windows 10's latest phone test gives you more control over photos
Microsoft is likely on the cusp of unveiling its first Windows 10 phones, which has left more than a few fans wondering why it hasn't posted a fresh preview version of Windows 10 Mobile in a whil...
08:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Burberry is the first big brand to get an Apple Music channel
Apple Music's playlist "Curators" have so far been directly relevant (if often niche) brands like DJ Mag or Shazam. That certainly makes sense, but Apple apparently feels that it'...
07:26 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Mercedes-Benz Concept IAA is a modern silver aero
While we English-speaking folk call it the Frankfurt Motor Show, our German friends call this week's bi-annual confab the Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung, or IAA. At first glance, then, you ...
07:09 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Who needs weed when we've got THC-producing yeast?
Researchers from the Technical University of Dortmund in Germany have reportedly discovered a way to genetically engineer yeast to produce both THC and cannabidiol. THC is the primary psychoactive che...
06:36 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget 'Need for Speed' PC release delayed to spring 2016
Need for Speed is racing to consoles on November 3rd in North America, but it's hit a bump on the way to your desktop: The PC version is now scheduled to launch in spring 2016. Developer Ghost Ga...
06:10 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget 'Lego Dimensions' reunites the original 'Back to the Future' cast
We already knew that the upcoming Lego Dimensions video game would be a universe-bending mashup of characters from franchises including Back to the Future, Jurassic World, Ghostbusters, Lord of the Ri...
05:52 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget The Moto Body fitness-tracking app is now available on your phone
There are probably way too many ways to keep tabs your activity these days -- dedicated fitness trackers, smartwatches, and even your phone let you know how how healthy or lethargic you are. Motorola ...
05:34 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Appeals Court: Copyright holders 'must consider fair use' before sending DMCAs
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against Universal Music Group in a 2007 Digital Millennium Copyright Act case that could change how and when copyright holders can send takedown notices. The...
05:14 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Audi E-Tron Quattro Concept is a beautiful 311-mile EV beast
The barrage has started. Volkswagen opened up the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show with a number of exciting plug-in vehicle concepts. The Audi entrant, one of the few we had hints of before the show started...
04:43 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget DARPA gives an R/C chopper the legs of a dragonfly
DARPA has revealed a new kind of landing gear that allows helicopters to land on inclines and uneven terrain, a feat that's generally impossible using traditional landing skids. Rather than the f...
04:22 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget 'Rock Band 4' final setlist boasts REM, Mumford, Skynyrd, more
Rock Band 4 guitar gods, songstresses and drum demons, here are your weapons in the coming music-game war. Rock Band 4's complete setlist includes legendary and modern artists and songs, includin...
03:53 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Whitney Houston is your next 'holographic' touring celebrity
It's may be slightly creepy that we've fallen into a habit of "resurrecting" dead celebrities with a mix of computer graphics and ancient stage trick known as "Pepper's G...
03:28 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget VLC's media player app will launch on Apple TV
Plex isn't the only one bringing a fan-favorite media app to the new Apple TV. Jean-Baptiste Kempf has quietly revealed that VLC, VideoLAN's signature media player, will reach Apple's ...
02:58 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Russia finds that Google is abusing its mobile dominance
Remember how Russian search firm Yandex claimed that Google was abusing its lead in mobile by making Android phone makers pre-install some Google apps, and precluding some third-party apps? Well, Rus...
02:24 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Net neutrality expert Tim Wu joins New York attorney general's office
After running for lieutenant governor and serving as a special adviser to the Federal Trade Commission, the man who coined the term "net neutrality" has a new gig. Tim Wu, a professor at Col...
01:55 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Intel Curie opens vents in Chromat's sports bra to keep you cool
Experimental clothing studio Chromat unveiled its Spring/Summer 2016 collection over the weekend, and it includes a 3D-printed dress that expands as your adrenaline rises, plus a cool new sports bra. ...
01:28 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget World's first all-electric propulsion satellite begins operations
Boeing has announced that the first satellite using fully-electric propulsion has begun operating. Dubbed the ABS-3A, this 4,300-pound telecommunications satellite will provide C- and Ku-band service ...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget HiddenHUB speaker scans the room to produce the best sound
It takes a unique set of features and an interesting design for a portable speaker to turn heads these days and Hidden's newest offering is definitely intriguing. The company's HiddenRadio s...
12:40 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Dainese's airbag jacket doesn't rely on a motorcycle to activate
Airbag jackets for motorcyclists typically rely on the bike to activate the safety features, which, in some cases, could be a bit tricky. Dainese remedied the issue by packing all of the requisite tec...
12:04 pm -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Intel's new research group to tackle cybersecurity in connected cars
In order to reduce the risk of future connected car hacks, Intel is assembling a group of researchers to lend a hand. The Automotive Security Review Board (ASRB) will "help mitigate cybersecurity...
11:35 am -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget AT&T Mobility head: Let's cool it with the 5G hype
Hoping to splash a bit of cold water on Verizon's 5G testing news, AT&amp;T Mobility chief Glenn Lurie is promoting a "wait and see" approach for the next generation of wireless tec...
11:12 am -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Microsoft unveils new Windows 10 devices on October 6th
Microsoft will host an event featuring new Windows 10 devices plus remarks from CEO Satya Nadella on October 6th in New York City. The briefing (fittingly) begins and 10AM ET. Microsoft is light on sp...
11:01 am -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Cyanogen will get cozy with Microsoft's Cortana
You can use Microsoft's Cortana voice assistant on Android right now, but it's not really integrated with Android. There's only so much the developers can do when they don't contro...
10:22 am -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Etsy helps sellers produce more by connecting them with manufacturing
In recent months, Etsy announced a few new initiatives to make selling goods on its site a bit eaiser. Following crowdfunding and same-day delivery efforts, the online retail hub plans to take on manu...
09:46 am -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Tidal kicks it old school by selling Prince CDs
Jay-Z's Tidal service may believe that streaming music is the future, but it's apparently willing to embrace the past... in certain circumstances, at least. Hot on the heels of launching hi...
09:10 am -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Live Rugby World Cup scores are coming to London's Tube
With the Rugby World Cup kicking off this week, Transport for London (TfL) is gearing up to play a big role in helping sports fans navigate to and from the city's three host stadia. However, that...
09:02 am -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Eric Schmidt: Apple Music's human curation is 'elitist'
Every now and again, executives from the world's largest tech companies like to throw some thinly-veiled shade in the direction of their rivals. Depending on who you ask, Eric Schmidt's edit...
08:03 am -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget TomTom's RoadDNA system helps anyone build a self-driving car
TomTom has launched RoadDNA, a product aimed at bringing self-driving car tech to more potential developers. The system captures 3D roadside data from depth sensing cameras and compares it to a databa...
07:06 am -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Nintendo appoints Tatsumi Kimishima as president
After Satoru Iwata's passing, Nintendo has announced its new company president today -- and no, it's not the legendary game designer Shigeru Miyamoto. Instead, the console maker has promoted...
07:06 am -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Nintendo appoints Pokemon USA head as company president
After Satoru Iwata's passing, Nintendo has announced its new company president today -- and no, it's not the legendary game designer Shigeru Miyamoto. Instead, the console maker has promoted...
06:46 am -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Apple Watch is coming to John Lewis
If you live in the UK and want to play with an Apple Watch, you have two options at the moment: Walk into an Apple Store, or find someone that already owns one. For many, the latter isn't an opti...
06:02 am -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Google hires auto industry veteran to run self-driving car project
Google already has someone running the technical side of its self-driving car project, but what about making sure the spreadsheets and such match up? That's a job for a serious business type, whi...
04:19 am -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget 'Sleepy Hollow' for Oculus wins first virtual reality Emmy
Virtual reality has officially become mainstream, as an Emmy has been awarded to a work created for an VR headset (the Oculus Rift DK2) for the first time. The Sleepy Hollow Virtual Reality Experience...
04:00 am -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Citizen Mars, Episode 3: the lives they leave behind
It everything goes to plan, the first Mars One probe will touch down on the Red Planet in 2018. Two years later, it'll then start scouting for potential colony sites. In 2022, life support system...
02:32 am -04 - Mon, September 14, 2015
Engadget Prosthetic hand restores a man's sense of touch
DARPA promised prosthetic limbs that produce realistic sensations, and it's making good on its word. The agency's researchers have successfully tested an artificial hand that gave a man a &q...
11:58 pm -04 - Sun, September 13, 2015
Engadget Solar system simulation makes sweet planetary music
Designer Luke Twyman's solar system simulation doesn't have intricate graphics or a load of features to explore, but it can do what many others can't: sing. Called SolarBeat, it plays a...
09:41 pm -04 - Sun, September 13, 2015
Engadget Animated code art uses all of its colors once in every frame
You probably know that the display on your computer or phone can display millions of colors, if not more. However, have you wondered what it would look like if you tried to represent all of those colo...
09:41 pm -04 - Sun, September 13, 2015
Engadget Animated code art uses all of its colors just once
You probably know that the screen on your computer or phone can display millions of colors, if not more. However, have you wondered what it would look like if you tried to represent all of those color...
08:10 pm -04 - Sun, September 13, 2015
Engadget White House helps you find the right college through open data
It's more than a little late to choose which college to attend this fall, but the White House might have the tools you need to make an informed decision next year. It just launched a redesigned ...
06:36 pm -04 - Sun, September 13, 2015
Engadget Add-on promises to stabilize video from nearly any camera
It's possible to stabilize your phone videos through Hyperlapse, and dedicated video editors can smooth out other shaky clips with enough time and effort. But what if you want a simple way to eli...
05:05 pm -04 - Sun, September 13, 2015
Engadget The second 'StarCraft II' expansion arrives November 10th
It's been a long time coming, but the second StarCraft II expansion is nearly here: Blizzard has announced that Legacy of the Void will arrive on November 10th. As with both the original game (Wi...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, September 13, 2015
Engadget Flickr wants you to explore photos in VR
Some day you could be flipping through your vacation photos while wearing a VR headset. At the XOXO Festival taking place in Portland, Oregon this weekend, Flickr is showing off an early preview of a ...
02:04 pm -04 - Sun, September 13, 2015
Engadget 'Metal Gear Solid V' was supposed to have a third chapter
Many will tell you that Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain comes across as rushed at times. While there's a lot to do, it's light on story -- a sharp contrast with earlier Metal Gear game...
12:32 pm -04 - Sun, September 13, 2015
Engadget Apple will shut down HopStop's mass transit services in October
Apple kept HopStop's mass transit directions and guides running (with notable exceptions) long after it bought the company back in 2013, but you won't get to rely on them for much longer: Cupertino ha...
11:00 am -04 - Sun, September 13, 2015
Engadget After Math: Ancient galaxies, massive megapixels and everything iPhone 6s
On this week's After Math we look at a galaxy barely newer than the universe that spawned it. We also check out an imaging sensor that makes Apple's iSight like like a tintype, 360-degrees o...
10:00 am -04 - Sun, September 13, 2015
Engadget Inhabitat's Week in Green: 3D-printed suites and a new Prius
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.Researchers at the University of Michigan are mak...
07:50 am -04 - Sun, September 13, 2015
Engadget Court approves settlement over Curt Schilling's failed game studio
The longstanding battle for compensation following the death of Curt Schilling's state-backed game studio, 38 Studios, is one step closer to winding down. A Rhode Island Superior Court judge has...
03:03 am -04 - Sun, September 13, 2015
Engadget Washington state fines a crowdfunding project for stiffing backers
Regulators have already started clamping down on crowdfunding fraud, but they're now getting those project creators to pay up when they leave backers hanging. Washington state has ordered Ed Pol...
11:59 pm -04 - Sat, September 12, 2015
Engadget Self-destructing computer chip can protect top secret data
You probably wouldn't bat an eyelash if you see a self-destructing computer chip in a Mission Impossible movie, but what if one actually exists in real life? Xerox PARC engineers have developed a...
10:29 pm -04 - Sat, September 12, 2015
Engadget Plex will bring its media streaming to Apple TV
Ask some media server users why they don't use an Apple TV, and they'll issue a common refrain: "because it doesn't officially run Plex." Well, that shouldn't be an issue...
08:58 pm -04 - Sat, September 12, 2015
Engadget No, the iPhone 6s' camera and mic aren't spying on you
Whenever a device ships with a feature that involves always-on listening or watching, privacy concerns invariably come up -- and the iPhone 6s is no exception. In an attempt to address controversies ...
07:31 pm -04 - Sat, September 12, 2015
Engadget What petrified sand dunes look like on Mars
If you're the outdoorsy type, you might have already seen petrified sand dunes in person (in Utah, for instance) -- the photo above, however, isn't of a desert here on Earth. It's an im...
06:03 pm -04 - Sat, September 12, 2015
Engadget Honda will test self-driving cars on California streets
Honda just took a big step toward getting its self-driving car technology on to American roads. The automaker has quietly received the approval needed to test its autonomous cars on California street...
04:29 pm -04 - Sat, September 12, 2015
Engadget Textural printing lets you get handsy with famous paintings
The act of enjoying paintings and photography has always been a visual experience, one where you look, but don't touch. However, at the quinquennial (once every five years) Canon Expo this week, ...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 12, 2015
Engadget Marshall London: What happens when an amp maker builds a phone?
Why does a company famous for making guitar amps decide to make a phone? The Marshall brand realized clinging to its rock heritage won't serve it forever. That's why it already moved into he...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 12, 2015
Engadget Canon gets into the consumer VR game
Canon might not be a contender in the field of consumer VR right now, but a prototype seen on the show floor at this week's Canon Expo definitely promises good things in that arena. The developme...
12:30 pm -04 - Sat, September 12, 2015
Engadget Dell's next XPS 12 looks like a Microsoft Surface rival
Wondering why Dell is cool with selling Microsoft's Surface Pro when it doesn't have a direct equivalent right now? This might be why. Giga claims to have leaked details of a reborn XPS 12 that would ...
11:00 am -04 - Sat, September 12, 2015
Engadget Taking gaming into the real world
Playing video games and enjoying the outdoors don't have to be mutually exclusive. Various creative minds have come up with ways to take gaming into real-world environments. Why chill at the crib...
10:00 am -04 - Sat, September 12, 2015
Engadget Recommended Reading: Streaming is the future of New York Fashion Week
Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We...
09:00 am -04 - Sat, September 12, 2015
Engadget ICYMI: Drawing in VR, new space plane and more
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07:33 am -04 - Sat, September 12, 2015
Engadget City of LA's electric vehicle fleet includes a Tesla Model S
For anyone who thought that Los Angeles' efforts to turn its traffic problems green would end after a partnership with Waze, think again. The City of Angels has committed to leasing 160 battery-p...
03:06 am -04 - Sat, September 12, 2015
Engadget iPhone 6s and 6s Plus pre-orders are live
It's that magical time of year where adults sit awake at their computers in the middle of the night (or with an iDevice and the Apple Store app open) in an effort to snag the latest iPhones. Pre-...
01:13 am -04 - Sat, September 12, 2015
Engadget Former Mt. Gox CEO officially charged with embezzlement
Mt. Gox is a sordid story seemingly refuses to die. Last we heard, the bitcoin exchange's CEO Mark Karpeles had been arrested by Tokyo police, and some six weeks later he's been charged with...
11:50 pm -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Lyft gets cited by the FCC over shady robocall practices
The FCC continues to wage war against spam calls and texts, most likely because it's being inundated with complaints related to one or both. In fact, it has recently cited a couple of companies d...
11:34 pm -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Xbox One's upcoming overhaul has an opt-in beta
That new Windows 10 Xbox One update sounds pretty great, right? Well, how it works is a little different than folks in the console's Dashboard Preview Program are used to. Previous updates were p...
10:04 pm -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Tim Cook is Stephen Colbert's next 'Late Show' tech guest
Stephen Colbert continues to rack up high-profile tech guests for The Late Show and the latest is none other than Apple CEO Tim Cook. Of course, Colbert announced it in the most new-Colbert way possib...
08:42 pm -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Uber and Lyft are one step closer to operating in Las Vegas
The Nevada Transportation Authority approved new regulations for Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing services today, but don't expect a flood of for-hire drivers on the Las Vegas Strip this weekend...
07:45 pm -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Watch this long-lost GoPro's journey to space and back
There are a lot of GoPro footage you can watch online, but this one has quite the backstory. In June 2013, Bryan Chan and his friends attached a 3D-printed chassis housing a GoPro, a Sony camcorder an...
06:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Canon's 120-megapixel camera plumbs the depths of your pores
In case you thought current cameras didn't expose your physical flaws enough, this week's Canon Expo featured a prototype of the company's EOS series packing a whopping 120 megapixels. ...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Playdate: Building the Mushroom Kingdom in 'Super Mario Maker'
A lot of games are about wish fulfilment, but what if your dream is to make Nintendo games? Well, now there's a game for that, too: Super Mario Maker -- a video game creation suite that's ex...
05:10 pm -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Research tool can save phone battery by intelligently killing apps
Even if you're a task-killing ninja, there are still plenty of apps that somehow bite into your battery life. And that problem can be even worse when your phone is asleep, when you can't eve...
04:45 pm -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget NASA's 4K channel gives you an excuse to buy a UHD TV
NASA may have started posting UHD content on its YouTube page earlier this summer, but that's not where the agency's 4K aspirations stop. Today, NASA announced that it's teaming up with...
04:19 pm -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget You now live on a planet with a Tumblr clothing line
Tumblr has launched its own clothing endeavor, featuring shirts, sweaters, dresses, accessories and other items adorned with patterns created by popular Tumblr artists. The clothing line is a celebrat...
03:15 pm -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget IBM names a new leader of its Watson Health unit
Former Philips Healthcare CEO Deborah DiSanzo is the new General Manager of IBM's Watson Health unit, which aims to provide the company's cognitive computer system to health care professiona...
02:55 pm -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Microsoft puts Windows 10 installer on PCs even if you don't ask for it
Taking the idea of "automatic updates" to the extreme, Microsoft has confirmed that it's downloading Windows 10 installation files on PCs just in case you might want to upgrade, The Inq...
02:35 pm -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Etsy will test same-day delivery in NYC with the help of Postmates
If you're looking to get your mitts on those handmade goods purchased on Etsy the same day, you might soon be in luck. The company is teaming up with Postmates to test same-day and next-day deliv...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Translogic 184: Detroit Drone FPV racing
Translogic heads to the Motorcity for some head-to-head racing, only these vehicles have four motors and fly through the air. Detroit Drone hosts first-person view, or FPV, races for multicopter enthu...
01:53 pm -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Spanish cancer patient gets a 3D-printed titanium rib cage
Is there anything 3D printers can't do? A 54-year-old Spanish man, who had a cancerous tumor in his chest wall, was recently fitted with a 3D printed sternum and rib cage. While the first-of-its-...
01:15 pm -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Department of Energy was hacked over 150 times since 2010
Between 2010 and 2014 the US Department of Energy was hit by hackers over 150 times. Just pause and think about that for a moment. In the span of four years, the federal organization that helps regula...
12:44 pm -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Scientists aim to treat septic shock with new, meshy dialysis device
Sepsis is a mysterious condition. It's the body's life-threatening response to an infection and it's usually tied to a weakened immune system, but it can be triggered by just a cut or r...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget The best network-attached storage
This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.After three weeks of research, plus hands-on testing of a half-dozen fina...
11:56 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Don't use Sony smartphones underwater
If you head on over to Sony's website today, the company will warn you not to use its Xperia smartphones while underwater. That might come as a surprise, especially as Sony has repeatedly touted ...
11:05 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Apple Watch heads to more UK retailers by way of Currys & PC World
It seems you'll soon be able to buy an Apple Watch from Currys and PC World stores across the UK. As 9to5Mac notes, the retailer is now teasing the wearable on its homepage, with the messages &qu...
10:43 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Philo's streaming TV platform now covers over 40 universities
It's tough to be a college student these days, what with new sources of procrastination popping up everywhere. Philo's streaming television platform, which gives students access to live TV a...
10:22 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Chinese ride-sharing company is funding fellow Uber competitors
Uber's biggest Chinese rival, Didi Kuaidi, has invested an undisclosed amount in Lyft, according to The Wall Street Journal. It's still unclear how the pink mustache-loving firm will use the...
10:01 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Boeing and Jeff Bezos move closer to putting US rockets in orbit
United Launch Associates (ULA), the rocket enterprise from Boeing and Lockheed, has ramped up its commitment to Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket engines. The two companies agreed to expand producti...
09:38 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget The Seaboard Rise is Roli's more affordable rubber-keyed piano
British startup Roli has launched a follow-up to its reimagined keyboard with a continuous, rubberized exterior: this one, however, is quite smaller and a lot more affordable. The Seaboard Rise was de...
09:19 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Scientists track fish health by 'finding Nemo'
While a Fitbit isn't much use to a flounder, a team at the University of Liverpool has figured out the next best thing. Dr Lynne Sneddon's team created a system that non-invasively monitors ...
09:00 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget ICYMI: Homo sapien ancestor, AR Pokemon game and more
Today on In Case You Missed It: We are pumped about the discovery of a previously unknown homo sapien ancestor who looked ape-like but still cared enough to bury its dead. Color blind people who have ...
08:41 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget New Horizons offers a closer look at Pluto's desolate surface
When NASA's New Horizons spacecraft shot past Pluto, the agency released some stunning photos to celebrate the occasion. The last couple of months have been quiet, however, because the spacecraft...
08:22 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget 3D-printable files of TSA master baggage keys are out for download
If you never trusted your luggage lock much to begin with, then you're going to warily look at it in suspicion from now on. Some security enthusiasts took that photo of TSA's master baggage ...
08:02 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Wrist sensor logs the devices you use and your power consumption
MagnifiSense is a high-tech wristband developed by University of Washington researchers. Unlike fitness trackers, though, it doesn't log the number of steps you've taken or calories burned: ...
07:52 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Vodafone launches app-free WiFi calling
Following EE, O2 and Three, Vodafone is finally ready to launch its own WiFi calling service. It's rolling out nationwide over the next few weeks and will be available to anyone with a Vodafone R...
07:10 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget OnePlus: 'We messed up the launch of the OnePlus 2'
Once again, OnePlus has built a "flagship killer" that millions of people want, and once again, it's struggling to get the device in customers' hands. After delaying its arrival in...
06:24 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Kirigami-inspired solar cells can track the sun without motors
Researchers at the University of Michigan announced on Wednesday that they have developed a method of keeping solar cells turned toward the sun without the need for heavy and energy-hungry motors. The...
05:14 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget HandyCase adds touch controls to the back of your iPhone or iPad
It can be tough playing games on a tablet, since you can't hold 'em up comfortably like a controller or a phone. Silicon Valley startup HandScape believes their iPhone and iPad "HandyCa...
04:51 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget ProDrone's Byrd quadcopter can (almost) deliver a baby
Leaf through the pages of the tech press of 2015, and you'll see the consumer-friendly camera drone slowly evolving. ProDrone's Byrd is the latest frame in that flip book: a foldable quadcop...
04:42 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Lloyds and Halifax now support Apple Pay in the UK
Apple Pay had a difficult start in the UK. Not all of the banks supported it at launch, leaving some iPhone and Apple Watch owners feeling frustrated. Slowly but surely, however, most of the major pla...
03:57 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Sony's full-frame, high-ISO Alpha 7s II can record 4K video
Sony has revealed the mirrorless full-frame Alpha A7s II, the successor to one of its most unusual cameras. The original Alpha A7s carried a maximum 409,600 max ISO setting, allowing images to be capt...
03:03 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget Dolby Vision imaging tech swings to Sony movies
Slowly but surely Dolby Vision is making its way to more and more places. The cinema company recently announced that it's partnering with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to give Hirai and Co.�...
01:30 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget 'Stagefright' vulnerability files released to the wild
On the heels of its Stagefright detection app, Zimperium (the outfit that discovered the Android security flaw) has released its exploit to the public. But before you get your hands dirty tinkering wi...
12:30 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget SpaceX shows off snazzy Dragon capsule for manned missions
SpaceX has given us a peek into the Crew Dragon capsule it's currently building to take astronauts to the ISS. And as you can see from the images and video below the fold, it looks downright luxu...
12:00 am -04 - Fri, September 11, 2015
Engadget California Unemployment office says Uber driver was an employee
If you ask Uber, none of their drivers are employees -- just independent contractors who happen to use their network to get fares. If you've been watching the news though, you know some drivers d...
11:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Shovel Knight's DLC hits consoles and PC on September 17th
Yacht Club Games, developers of the uber-popular platformer, Shovel Knight, has revealed that the game's DLC will be available starting September 17th. Dubbed Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows, th...
11:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Google Fiber considering Irvine, Louisville, and San Diego for expansion
Google has announced that it is considering rolling out its high-speed Fiber internet service to three additional American cities. The company stated on its Fiber blog on Thursday that it hopes to ent...
10:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget 'Dropsy' the clown wants to hug everything in the world, starting today
Dropsy looks like the kind of game that will produce one of two responses from anyone who plays it:People who like clowns will finish Dropsy huddled in a corner, terrified of circuses, suspenders and ...
10:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget All gas stations in Russia will have to install EV charging stations
The Russian auto market is struggling recently, and falling energy prices aren't helping the country's oil industry, either. With the economy looking somewhat uncertain, Prime Minister Dmitr...
09:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget 'Dota 2' is the first title running on Valve's new game engine
If you want a look at just how much PC gaming powerhouse Valve (and gaming as a whole) has changed consider this: When the company launched the original Source Engine back in 2004 it did so with a bet...
09:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget The 2016 Nissan Leaf touts 107-mile range thanks to a larger battery
If you're looking to get over 100 miles out of your next EV before needing to recharge, Nissan hopes its retooled Leaf will grab your attention. Two of the 2016 models claim an EPA-estimated 107-...
08:15 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget DJI unveils world's first commercial aerial Micro Four Thirds camera
Drone manufacturer DJI has announced its response to news that GoPro is working on a UAV. DJI announced two new cameras for its own flagship drone, the Inspire 1. Dubbed the Zenmuse X5 and X5R, respec...
08:15 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget DJI unveils custom aerial Micro Four Thirds camera
Drone manufacturer DJI has announced its response to news that GoPro is working on a UAV. DJI announced two new cameras for its own flagship drone, the Inspire 1. Dubbed the Zenmuse X5 and X5R, respec...
07:40 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget The future of Apple starts with 'Hey Siri'
"Hey Siri."It was a cutesy tag line for the Apple event invitation. The company even pre-loaded its digital assistant with canned answers to questions about what the company was going to unv...
07:10 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Keurig goes beyond beverages to make you a cup of soup
We all know what happens when you try to make ramen in the coffee pot (hint: it breaks everything) but making soup in a Keurig is now possible. Thanks to a partnership with Campbell's, the popula...
06:31 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Former Ashley Madison CTO sues security researcher over hacked emails
While it appears the hackers who stole a treasure trove of data from adultery-focused "dating" site Ashley Madison are done embarrassing the company, that doesn't mean the fallout from ...
05:50 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Ex-NBA player gets community service after stealing $15,000 from Apple Store
Former NBA player Rex Chapman has pleaded guilty to four felony counts of theft after being arrested for stealing more than $15,000 worth of merchandise from an Apple Store in Scottsdale, Arizona last...
05:05 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget AppleCare for iPhone 6s costs $30 more than iPhone 6 coverage
AppleCare+ covers your new iPhone in the event it breaks or is damaged, and for the iPhone 6, a year of service costs $100. AppleCare+ for the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, however, will set you back $13...
04:41 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget BlueCross BlueShield hack may have exposed data for 10 million customers
Another week, another major institution falls victim to hackers. This time, it's New York-based heathcare provider Excellus BlueCross BlueShield: the company says that more than 10 million person...
04:19 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget The Wirecutter's best deals: a 40-inch Samsung TV, and more
This post was created in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the best technology to buy. Read their continuously updated list of deals at TheWirecutter.com.You may have already seen Engadget po...
03:57 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Watch the Engadget staff react to Apple's 'Hey Siri' event
Let's start with the obvious: Engadget is not a newspaper, and we don't have an editorial board. But what we do have are a video camera and a bunch of staffers with strong opinions about all...
03:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Playdate: Chatting with the developers of 'Tearaway Unfolded'
Want a game with adorable stylized visuals and quirky gameplay mechanics that defy convention? Play Tearaway. Oh, you don't have a PlayStation Vita? Okay fine -- let us introduce you to Tearaway ...
03:10 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget November's Xbox One update boosts speed and social
Microsoft has revealed new details on the major update coming to Xbox One this November. The tile-based Xbone dashboard that we've grown accustomed to since the days of the 360 will be replaced w...
02:48 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Marvel's 'Jessica Jones' arrives on Netflix November 20th
The latest installment in Marvel's on-going Netflix original series slate is set to arrive this fall. The first season of Jessica Jones will stream in its entirety on November 20th. The new serie...
02:21 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Apple's iOS 9.1 public beta is now available for download
While iOS 9 may be available for download in a few days, Apple is wasting no time getting the next version in the hands of beta testers. iOS 9.1 is now ready for download for folks who've signed ...
02:02 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget 'GTA Online' Freemode update adds wild events next week
Grand Theft Auto Online's next update adds a series of new gameplay challenges called Freemode Events, and it's due out on September 15th across PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Freemode Even...
01:38 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Watch Disney Animation legend behind Aladdin and Ariel draw in VR
Chances are Glen Keane has made an impact on you. As an animator at Disney, he brought to life iconic characters like Aladdin, Ariel from The Little Mermaid, and everyone's favorite furry grump, ...
01:15 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Apple's Pencil looks great, but...
Apple's big iPad Pro came with a big surprise -- an optional stylus. It's easy to dismiss the accessory -- named Apple Pencil -- as a reaction to Microsoft's Surface and Samsung's ...
12:52 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Pebble update gives smartwatches standby and 'Quiet Time' modes
Following the arrival of the pricey Time Steel, Pebble is updating its line of smartwatches with some handy new features. First, a new Quiet Time mode makes sure you're not disturbed during an im...
12:31 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Microsoft is closing its Xbox Live Indie Games program
After nine years, Microsoft has decided to call time on its Xbox Live Indie Games service. In an email to developers, the company says it has begun "the sunsetting process" for the program, ...
12:14 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Apple TV's Siri will help you binge-watch in only eight countries
Apple TV's new Siri-enabled remote, with a touchpad and mic, has finally brought the media player up to speed with its competitors like Roku and Amazon. In addition to a snappy universal search, ...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Seven tiny mobile homes
By Cat DiStasioLiving off the grid was once a lifestyle reserved for rustic folks who prefer roughing it over city life. These days, though, the face of unplugged living can look downright space-age. ...
11:58 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Android Pay is available starting today
Android Pay, Google's tap-to-pay smartphone wallet, starts rolling out today, the company announced in a blog post. Android Pay will gradually hit all compatible devices over the next few days an...
11:47 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Set-top box chip comes with TV enhancer for colorblind viewers
Researchers from the University of East Anglia developed a technology called "Eyeteq" that can tweak what's shown on TV for colorblind viewers sometime ago. Now, they're making sur...
11:40 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget BBC to create 'personalised radio' that switches between stations
The BBC offers a mixture of local and national radio stations aimed at different types of listeners. Want the latest chart-toppers? Radio 1 has your back. Prefer something classical? Just switch to Ra...
11:33 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Apple's OS X El Capitan launches on September 30th
Apple's latest desktop OS upgrade, dubbed "El Capitan," is scheduled to launch on September 30th, Apple announced today. El Capitan is like an update within an update: It's named a...
11:31 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget I had to smile for my free cup of coffee at a trade show
Coffee, pens, non-existent free WiFi, and USB sticks are the four spirit animals of any tech show. But what if a company wants you to be happy before you've got your cup of morning sunshine? That...
11:21 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Apple isn't the only one making an iPad Pro keyboard
If there's one company that has experience building iPad keyboards, it's Logitech. The accessory maker has made countless typing tools for Apple's tablets, so unsurprisingly, it's ...
11:11 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Verizon's 18GB shared data plan costs $100
If Verizon's previous 12GB bucket of shared data wasn't big enough for your needs the company's got a new tier to (hopefully) help you out. Big Red's now offering 18GB for $100 a m...
10:55 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget California governor vetoes bill banning drones over private property
Legislation that would have restricted drone pilots in California has been struck down by governor Jerry Brown. The bill, spearheaded by state senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, would have banned quadcopter...
10:37 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Qualcomm wants to do for drones what it did for smartphones
We've said it before, and we'll say it again: Qualcomm wants to be everywhere. So it's not too surprising to see the company delving into drones with its new Snapdragon Flight platform....
10:19 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Apple helps you prep to pre-order a new iPhone
Anxious to get your hands on one of those shiny new iPhones? You're not alone. And while you may be waiting a few days to have one in hand, pre-orders open up this weekend. To help prep for the r...
09:59 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget California PUC demands Verizon, AT&T pay for own network investigations
The California Public Utilities Commission has decided to launch an investigation into both Verizon and AT&amp;T, claiming both networks failed to consistently provide quality service to their cus...
09:59 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget California demands Verizon, AT&T pay for own network investigations
The California Public Utilities Commission has decided to launch an investigation into both Verizon and AT&amp;T, claiming both networks failed to consistently provide quality service to their cus...
09:43 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Office 2016 starts rolling out on September 22
Microsoft's next major Office update is now only a few weeks away: the software giant just announced that it will start rolling out Office 2016 starting on September 22. While it's not nearl...
09:27 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget AMD spins off Radeon graphics into new division
AMD has formed a new Radeon graphics division and put its highly-regarded CTO, Raja Koduri, in charge. The Radeon Technologies Group will run quasi-independently of AMD with the goal of recapturing ma...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Periscope streamers and viewers can finally watch video the right way
Video should be shot in landscape mode. Look at that giant TV in your living room. Head down the movie theater and check out the silver screen. Both are in landscape and now, finally, Twitter's l...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget ICYMI: The Kellogg box prize, a souped-up SUV and more
Today on In Case You Missed It: We know guys. You already lost precious time catching up with all the Apple news. That's why we're covering a virtual reality experience from Kellogg, which i...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget ICYMI: The Kellogg box prize, a suped-up SUV and more
Today on In Case You Missed It: We know guys. You already lost precious time catching up with all the Apple news. That's why we're covering a virtual reality experience from Kellogg, which i...
08:32 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Here's why the iPhone 6s has a smaller battery
Although the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus don't look all that different, Apple has sneaked in a few major hardware changes. 3D Touch was one of the big announcements, which allows the iPhone ...
08:00 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Staples teams up with Sculpteo to offer online 3D printing services
Staples has been keen to offer its customers access to both 3D printers and printing services for quite some time. Today, though, the company announced that it's teaming up with Sculpteo on a &qu...
07:35 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Add the original PlayStation boot screen to your PS4 gaming videos
Nothing promises gaming excitement like the dramatic eight-second boot up of the original Sony Playstation (below). You can now add it to your game play videos, thanks to Sony's free 20th anniver...
06:55 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget FCC listing hints at an Amazon Fire TV with microSD slot
Amazon hasn't announced anything official about a next-gen Fire TV yet, but blogger Dave Zatz has spotted what could be an FCC filing for one. The documents call the device an "HDMI Digital ...
06:00 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Paper's new iPhone app can replace your Moleskine
Even without an official iPad stylus (until yesterday, that is), FiftyThree's Paper for the iPad was one of the best apps out there for showing just how good Apple's tablet was for creating ...
05:25 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Marriott wants you to take a VR vacation in its hotel rooms
You've just checked into your hotel after an all-day marathon of running across airports to avoid missing connections; eaten a ton of crappy, overpriced airport food because you missed a connecti...
04:32 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Google Inbox adds option to empty Trash and Spam folders
Google's feature-rich alternative to its standard Gmail website and app apparently lacked a very basic function: the ability to manually empty trash and spam. Thankfully, the company has started ...
03:01 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' uses your phone for real-life Mewtwo hunting
We've seen Pok&eacute;mon in VR before, but how about getting them about and playing with them in the real world? That's what Pok&eacute;mon Go wants to achieve. It's a collabor...
02:08 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Alienware will give recent laptop buyers a free upgrade
It's tough to buy a laptop when new processors are imminent -- you can't help but feel that the system you just bought will be rendered obsolete weeks later. That might not be a problem if y...
12:48 am -04 - Thu, September 10, 2015
Engadget Baidu unveils a voice-activated, AI-based smartphone assistant
Chinese tech company Baidu announced at its Baidu World conference on Tuesday that it is launching a voice-activated assistant for its Android-based smartphones. The program is called "Duer"...
11:54 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget TiVo owners can finally download recordings on Android
About a year ago TiVo added video streaming to its Android app, and now the app can also download recordings for offline viewing. It's something TiVo DVR owners with iOS have been able to do for ...
11:18 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Google's new Wallet app makes its way to the Play Store
Google has clothed its Wallet app in a pleasant green hue, made it look crisper, and then sent it to the Play Store with its edgier (literally) new logo. In fact, Mountain View has released it as a br...
10:42 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Microsoft to launch major Office updates for iOS 9, iPad Pro and Watch
Microsoft's giving its Office apps for Apple's devices a huge boost, enabling it to take better advantage of iOS 9's, WatchOS 2's and the iPad Pro's new features and capabilit...
10:24 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Billie Holiday's hologram is slated to play the Apollo theater
Joining the ranks of Tupac, Selena, Liberace and Michael Jackson, Billie Holiday's posthumous hologram is slated to play the Apollo over the holidays. And she won't be the last. The famed th...
09:55 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Watch Apple's 'Hey Siri' event in under 10 minutes
Missed our liveblog of Apple's "Hey Siri" event earlier today? Couldn't sit through the whole two-hour livestream? Whatever the case, this is your second chance to take it all in. ...
09:40 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget $30 'Fallout 4' season pass guarantees all add-on packs
A real-life Pip-Boy might be painfully out of reach, but Fallout 4 developer Bethesda has something else that might make up for it: a season pass for add-on content that actually sounds like a hellaci...
09:26 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Discover cards will work with Apple Pay starting September 16th
Discover has been dragging its heels on Apple Pay support for its credit cards (it confirmed its plans back in the spring), but it's finally ready to get with the mobile payment program. The firm...
08:59 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget The iPad Mini 4 vs. the iPad Mini 3: What's changed?
The iPhone might have gotten bigger, but there's still a place in our hearts for small tablets, as evidenced by today's announcement of the iPad Mini 4. It offers more screen space than the ...
08:51 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Fox will stream 104 NFL games this season, cable subscription required
Your options for streaming NFL action over the internet this season continue to grow. Fox announced today that it'll stream 104 games, including three NFC playoff matchups, through its Fox Sports...
08:06 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Dancing in the dark with the new, improved Apple TV
Last year's Apple TVs were a lot of things. Streaming boxes. Keynote-watching tools. Must-haves for Airbnb hosts. Most importantly, though, they were Trojan horses for Apple's content, means...
08:04 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Popcorn Time creator reveals himself (and why he left)
Up until the original Popcorn Time 'died' and became an open source project, its chief creator was only known as "Sebastian" -- not surprisingly, he wasn't keen on linking his...
07:40 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget A comic predicted Apple's iPad Pro keyboard 3 years ago
Humor writers are inadvertently prophetic at times -- just ask The Onion, whose joke about five-bladed razors was all too prescient. And apparently, that translates to the world of tech-themed comics...
07:24 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget A closer look at that fancy new Hermes Apple Watch band
It might not have been the most groundbreaking thing Apple announced today. In fact, I'd wager that new Apple Watch bands rank at the very bottom of the list, behind new iPhones, a refreshed Appl...
07:04 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget The iPhone 6s Plus vs. the iPhone 6 Plus: What's changed?
With today's announcement of the iPhone 6s Plus, it looks like larger-screen iPhones are here to stay. And, while plenty of users jumped on board when the iPhone got a bump to 5.5 inches with the...
06:35 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Pre-event Apple rumors nailed almost all of the surprises
If today's big Apple event taught us one thing (beyond the fact that Tim Cook's music taste remains questionable at best), it's that the rumor mill has fully figured out Apple's ga...
06:19 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget The iPhone 6s Plus vs. the competition: Big is beautiful
Apple may have finally embraced larger phones last year, but this year's announcement of the 6s Plus doesn't mean we're going to see a 6-inch iPhone any time soon. We're still look...
06:04 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Apple TV supports 'Guitar Hero Live,' 'Disney Infinity' via Bluetooth
Guitar Hero Live, Skylanders SuperChargers and Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions are on their way to Apple TV, iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch in the fall. Additionally, Disney Infinity 3.0 is heading to Apple ...
05:55 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Amazon stops selling the Fire Phone
After roughly a year of dismal sales (and the resulting steep discounts), Amazon's Fire Phone is no more. The internet retailer has confirmed to GeekWire that it sold its remaining stock of the ...
05:40 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget The iPhone 6s vs. the competition: Is it enough?
The iPhone 6s is here, featuring the same basic body as last year's edition but with a new rose gold aluminum finish, a stronger glass display and pressure-sensitive 3D Touch. There are quite a f...
05:25 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Apple's September iPhone event by the numbers
It's that time of year again -- the magical season wherein Apple tells the rest of us which devices will serve as status symbols for the next 12 months. The company also revealed a massive new iP...
05:05 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Pressing issues: Our first look at the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus
So those new iPhones &mdash; the 6s and 6s Plus &mdash; took their tour of the stage here in San Francisco and are being prepped for a worldwide launch on September 25. Now the question is whe...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget The new Apple TV vs. the old Apple TV: what's changed?
The new Apple TV is here to finally put all the rumors to rest. But, with three years since the last version was released, Apple's new box has a lot of catching up to do. Resolutions, apps and ga...
04:28 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget UK pricing for the iPhone 6s duo, iPad Pro and Apple TV
Apple announced a bunch of new products today, including the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, new Apple Watch finishes and bands, a monster iPad Pro, and a revamped Apple TV with Siri, universal search and game...
04:19 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Here's our first look at the new, supersized iPad Pro
We're live at Apple's iPhone press event where, in addition to two new handsets, the company unveiled the long-rumored iPad Pro. As the name would suggest (and as leaks already told us), thi...
04:15 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget The iPhone 6s vs. the iPhone 6: what's changed?
We've just wrapped up this year's big iPhone event, which means iPhone owners now get to ponder over whether or not to upgrade their handsets. It's easy enough when there are plenty of ...
04:05 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget The iPad Pro vs. the competition: Super-size your tablet
Last year Apple embraced the mantra that "bigger is better" for the iPhone. Now it's done the same with the iPad line, in the form of a larger-screen 12.9-inch tablet. But Apple isn...
03:54 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Apple introduces a carrier-free iPhone upgrade plan
Apple announced an alternative to paying your carrier for new iPhones at its press event today. Dubbed the iPhone Upgrade Program, the new system will allow customers to get a new phone every year whi...
03:17 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Apple drops prices on the iPhone 5s, 6 and 6 Plus
Sure, the brightest stars in Apple's smartphone universe may be the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, but what if you want a big-screen iPhone on a (relative) budget? Don't worry, you're covered: ...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget iOS 9 will be available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch September 16th
An official announcement of new iPhones usually means a release date for the latest version of Cupertino's mobile operating system as well. Today was no different as Apple announced that iOS 9 wo...
02:47 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Apple's iPhone 6s camera makes a huge leap in quality
Apple has completely overhauled the camera on the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, giving it much higher resolution and 4K video. The new iSight camera now has a 12-megapixel sensor, 50 percent more ...
02:31 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget The new Apple TV is running a new operating system called tvOS
Apple's Eddie Cue just introduced the new Apple TV, and he's saying that the future of TV is apps. To run all these apps, Apple has developed a new operating system for the Apple TV called, ...
02:31 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Apple's iPhone 6s Plus is the '3D Touch' sequel to last year's phablet
Last year Apple bet big with the launch of the iPhone 6 Plus, finally giving Apple fans the phablet they never knew they wanted. While its size might not be everyone's cup of tea, it seems that A...
02:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Apple's iPhone 6s is here, and it's all about '3D Touch'
Apple just announced the iPhone 6s and... it's pretty much exactly what we expected. Staying true to tradition, the iPhone 6s looks practically indistinguishable from last year's device (the...
02:22 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget The new 'Guitar Hero,' 'Crossy Road' multiplayer heads to Apple TV
The latest version of Apple TV offers a bunch of new apps and Siri functionalities -- and it also has games. Today during its 2015 iPhone event, Apple showed off some new gaming experiences, including...
02:22 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget The new 'Guitar Hero,' 'Crossy Road' multiplayer head to Apple TV
The latest version of Apple TV offers a bunch of new apps and Siri functionalities -- and it also has games. Today during its 2015 iPhone event, Apple showed off some new gaming experiences, including...
01:59 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Apple is launching a new iPad mini 4 for $399
Apple's iPad line has typically been the star of its own October event in years past, but the company is changing things up and including iPad updates in its big iPhone event today. The big news ...
01:56 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget The new Apple TV brings apps, Siri and a touchscreen remote
The new Apple TV is here, just unveiled at today's big event. Speculation about Apple's plans for the living room have circled for years, and this represents its most biggest charge yet. A hardware re...
01:56 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget The new Apple TV brings apps, Siri and a touchpad remote for $149
The new Apple TV is here, just unveiled at today's big event. Speculation about Apple's plans for the living room have circled for years, and this represents its most powerful assault on the...
01:40 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Apple's iPad Pro accessories include a Smart Keyboard and Pencil stylus
Apple's larger iPad Pro is aimed at suits and other creative professionals that want to get work done. Although its 12.9-inch display offers plenty of pixels for your fingers to poke at, the company w...
01:38 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Apple reveals new Watch colors and a leather Hermes band
Apple is trying to put a bit more style and choice into it's Watch, and has just announced a gaggle of new bands for its wearable. The company partnered with French luxury goods maker Hermes to create...
01:37 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Apple unveils the speedy A9X processor
New iOS devices usually mean new processors, and sure enough, Apple has taken the wraps off of some fresh silicon. The A9X in the iPad Pro is a doozy, packing up to 80 percent better performance than ...
01:37 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Apple unveils speedy A9 and A9X processors
New iOS devices usually mean new processors, and sure enough, Apple has taken the wraps off of some fresh silicon. The A9X in the iPad Pro is a doozy, packing up to 80 percent better performance than ...
01:23 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget This is Apple's iPad Pro
"Today we have the biggest news in iPad since the iPad," says Apple CEO Tim Cook. That's right: Apple has just announced the iPad Pro, and it's definitely the biggest iPad yet. It has everything the i...
01:16 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Apple's first major Watch update arrives September 16
The iPhone 6s might be what most people are waiting for (or that iPad Pro), but that doesn't mean Apple Watch owners aren't getting any attention. As expected, Cupertino just confirmed the first (sign...
01:16 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Apple's first major Watch update arrives September 16th
The iPhone 6s might be what most people are waiting for (or that iPad Pro), but that doesn't mean Apple Watch owners aren't getting any attention. As expected, Cupertino just confirmed the f...
12:52 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Live from Apple's iPhone event!
It's early September and Apple's invited us to one of its famous keynote addresses out in California, and that can only mean one thing: a new iPhone. (Or two, even, if you ask nicely.) And if the rumo...
12:40 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Tinder adds a third swipe option called 'Super Like'
Tinder is a dating app known for its simplistic swiping system: Swipe right if you're into someone's profile and swipe left if you're not feeling it. But, love isn't that simple. It requires at least ...
12:19 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Here's how to watch Apple's iPhone event
It's that time of the year again. Apple has a new set of iPhones to show off and, if the rumors are correct, a large "iPad Pro" and Apple TV too. If you're interested in streaming the keynote, you've ...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Dear Veronica: Fear of famous people!
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11:41 am -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget VR is the prize at the bottom of your cereal box
A virtual reality (VR) headset now costs the same as a box of breakfast cereal, provided you've got a decent smartphone lying around. In New Zealand, Kellogg's is promoting packs of Nutri-Gr...
11:09 am -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Space-sim 'Elite: Dangerous' comes to Xbox One on October 6th
We're still not sure when No Man's Sky is coming to PS4, but in the meantime Xbox One fans have their own slice of space exploration nirvana to look forward to. Elite: Dangerous has been out...
10:48 am -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Apple is refusing Justice Department requests for iMessages
You likely know that Apple's iMessage is encrypted well enough that law enforcement can't snoop on your messages, but it's now very clear that this security is setting up a conflict wit...
10:24 am -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Range Rover's Sentinel SUV can survive virtually any attack
It's not uncommon for dignitaries and the super-wealthy to get armored vehicles, but Land Rover's new Range Rover Sentinel may be the protected luxury ride of choice -- especially if you...
10:03 am -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Robots can be used to record repair instructions for future ISS crew
These pint-sized Nao robots sure are versatile: they can be programmed to dance, be self-aware and even record and relay technical repair instructions. Researchers from the French National Centre for ...
09:42 am -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Intel pulls out of sponsoring America's Science Talent Search
Intel, the world's largest chip maker, has announced that it'll end its long association with the Science Talent Search. STS is a program that unearths promising STEM talent from America...
09:21 am -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget $2 billion rocket company merger could create giant SpaceX rival
United Launch Alliance is a joint-venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing that launches spy and navigation satellites for the Pentagon and Air Force. Now, the firm is the subject of a $2 billion bi...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget ICYMI: Zero-G booze glass, exoskeleton walk of fame and more
Today on In Case You Missed It: The Open Space Agency designed a zero-G whiskey glass for Ballantine whiskey, aka enabling astronauts and other space travelers to swirl (but not sniff) with refinement...
08:25 am -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget TiVo sues Samsung before its money-making patents expire
TiVo is back in the litigation game with a new lawsuit against Samsung, according to its latest earnings report. The company has avoided such disputes since it settled with Dish Network, Verizon and o...
07:55 am -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget The 2016 Toyota Prius is here
The spy photos were right. The teaser images we saw of the new, fourth-gen Toyota Prius correctly previewed the model that was unveiled in Las Vegas tonight. Despite the overwhelmingly negative reacti...
07:25 am -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget NFL returns to the BBC with Wembley matches and the Super Bowl
With a licence fee freeze weighing heavy on its back, the BBC has had to pick and choose what it spends public money on. It's meant that the Beeb has had to pass up exclusive TV rights to major s...
07:05 am -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Samsung is building chips that will give smartphones 6GB of memory
Your next smartphone or tablet could have double the memory and run much faster thanks to new chips from Samsung. The company just revealed that it's mass-producing 12Gb (1.5GB) DDR4 RAM modules ...
06:10 am -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget I used Spotify's 'Found Them First' before it was cool
If you think back, you can probably name one artist or album you feel you knew about before everyone else. Now Spotify wants to help you prove it. With "Found Them First," the streaming comp...
05:20 am -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Astronaut drives a rover on Earth from aboard the ISS
ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen was tasked to put metal peg into a round hole in a task board, which would have been really easy -- if he weren't in low-Earth orbit and 248 miles away from the set...
02:29 am -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Report: the iPhone 6s will get 'always-on' Siri mode
As usual before an Apple event (which is today, in case you've been cave-bound), the rumor mill is churning out new information. We're now hearing that Apple TV will run an all-new operating...
01:46 am -04 - Wed, September 9, 2015
Engadget Netflix is coming to Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea
Netflix only just launched in Japan last month (that's the Japan office pictured above), and it's already lining up its next destinations in Asia. In early 2016 the streaming video service i...
11:25 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Twitter's unifying its apps across iPhone and iPad
Everybody's getting ready for tomorrow's big Apple event and that even includes Twitter. While the media briefing is likely going to focus heavily on a new iPhone, the microblogging service ...
10:04 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget What's on your HDTV: Stephen Colbert, NFL, 'The League'
Tonight, Stephen Colbert steps out on the Late Show stage for the first time on CBS, while his guest list this week includes the CEOs of Tesla Motors and Uber. Later on this week, we'll celebrate...
09:33 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget NASA snaps photos of the ISS making its way across the sun
The image above isn't of an alien world with strange markings: it's our own sun, and those tiny marks show the International Space Station's transit across its surface as seen from Eart...
08:48 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Space whisky really does taste different
When Scottish distiller Ardbeg launched whisky into space to see whether or not the drink ages differently in microgravity, it came across as little more than a publicity stunt... which, admittedly, i...
08:03 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget John McAfee is running for president in 2016
Oddball anti-virus software pioneer and self-described "eccentric millionaire" Joh McAfee is throwing his hat into the increasingly crowded field of candidates for the 2016 presidential elec...
07:32 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget V-Moda unveils a wireless version of its Crossfade headphones
Dig the look and sound of V-Moda's Crossfade M-100 headphones, but not the cord that comes with them? You no longer have to give them up simply because you don't like wires. V-Moda has rel...
06:46 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget What's inside the TV Apple is definitely not going to make
Almost as soon as TVs started to get flatter, they slowly added intelligence too. But compared to the progress of phones, tablets and laptops, our HDTVs are still lagging far behind. If all of the rum...
06:14 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Android Lollipop is the OS of choice for one in five users
If you own an Android device, find four similarly outfitted friends and line up, shoulder-to-shoulder. Look to your left. Look to your right. Chances are, one of you has Lollipop, the latest Android m...
05:47 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget AT&T offers a plug-in WiFi hotspot for your car
Your existing car probably doesn't have a built-in WiFi hotspot, but AT&amp;T will soon have a way to add one and deliver that sweet, on-demand internet access. The carrier is launching the Z...
05:29 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Playdate: We're going the distance in 'Forza Motorsport 6'
We're going for speed. We're (not) all alone in a time of need. All '90s song references aside, today we're going to race through two hours of the latest entry in Microsoft's ...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget New in our buyer's guide: the Galaxy Note 5, OnePlus 2 and Moto G
Phones and gaming. Gaming and phones. That's about all we're adding to our buyer's guide this month. Since we last checked in, we've inducted a trio of new handsets, including the ...
04:43 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Blu's Pure XL packs in a huge quad-HD screen, 24MP camera for $349
Blu's still trucking along with its feature-rich unlocked Android phones. The latest entry is the $349 Pure XL, a 6-inch behemoth sporting a quad-HD resolution on its Super AMOLED display and a b...
04:17 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Android Wear is coming to China with Motorola's help
Android Wear smartwatches have been available in many places for a while, but not China -- the platform's dependencies on Google Play and Google Now weren't going to fly when Google refuses ...
03:51 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Macy's is testing mini-Best Buys in select stores
If you're planning on doing some holiday shopping at Macy's this fall, you might encounter goods from another retailer. The department store announced today that it would test Best Buy outle...
03:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Mini review video: our verdict on the Moto X Pure in under a minute
Thanks to upstarts like OnePlus, Motorola has more competition in the "cheap but good" phone category than it used to. That said, the company's third-generation flagship, the Moto X Pur...
03:08 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget 'Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen' heads to PC in January
Surprise! Capcom's widely beloved action-fantasy RPG, Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen, is due to hit PC in January for $30. The original Dragon's Dogma launched on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 a...
02:42 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Ubisoft is building a tiny indoor theme park in Malaysia
If you were excited about Nintendo's deal to put its characters in Universal theme parks, chew on this: the publisher behind games like Assassin's Creed, Just Dance and the Raving Rabbids ga...
02:20 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Rdio hits Harman/Kardon and Denon connected speakers, Samsung TVs
If you prefer Rdio's brand of music streaming, there are some new options for connected speakers and smart TVs that play nice with the service. The audio subscription (including its free tier) is...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget What to expect from Apple's 'Hey Siri' iPhone event
Gosh, is it September already? The impending leaf death and the moaning of young'uns going back to school are usually accompanied by shiny new Apple gewgaws to gawk at, and this year is no except...
01:42 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Amazon Prime Now includes delivery from local restaurants in Seattle
Seattle may have received the invite to Prime Now's one-hour delivery service a bit late, but Amazon is offering customers there another feature: restaurant delivery. The service can bring you fo...
01:21 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Microsoft and Dell team up to put Surface tablets in your workplace
Microsoft really wants Surface tablets to be mainstays of the corporate crowd, and it just formed a partnership with Dell to help make this happen. The Surface Enterprise Initiative will see Dell sel...
01:21 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Microsoft and Dell team up to put Surface tablets in your workplace (update: HP too)
Microsoft really wants Surface tablets to be mainstays of the corporate crowd, and it just formed a partnership with Dell to help make this happen. The Surface Enterprise Initiative will see Dell sell...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Tune into our iPhone liveblog tomorrow at 1pm ET!
Hello, readers! By the time you read this, I'll be up in the air, on my way to beautiful California. Tomorrow Apple is holding its annual September press event -- aka, the one where it always ann...
12:42 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Pandora's One Day Pass is 24-hours of ad-free listening for 99 cents
If you find yourself in need of 24-hour access to ad-free music streaming, Pandora now offers an option with its new One Day Pass. For 99 cents, you'll gain access to the Pandora you know and lov...
12:21 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget eBay's revamped apps are big for sellers, not just buyers
eBay may like the idea of serving as a storefront, but it knows that this only works if it helps you sell your wares at the same time. That's where the company's reworked, version 4.0 mobi...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Jawbone's fitness trackers will track more of your fitness
"Basically, we're fixing all of the things that people hate," is how one Jawbone rep here at IFA 2015 describes this mid-lifecycle update to Jawbone's range of wrist-worn fitness t...
11:42 am -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Microsoft takes on the US government over data held overseas
Do you think that America's law enforcement agencies should have free access to the emails of your friends over in Ireland? It's the question that an appeals court is being asked to consider...
11:21 am -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget 'Minecraft' players on Windows 10 and mobile can now build together
Minecraft offers wondrous worlds for solo adventurers, but it also gives groups the perfect canvas to build on and break together. With this in mind, developer Mojang is making it easier to host your ...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget UK tour of 'Silent Hill Live' will put the concert in disconcerting
Nothing sets the tone of a horror game like a truly haunting score, and few can create as claustrophobic and creepy an atmosphere as Akira Yamaoka. The composer has been partly responsible for making ...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Engadget giveaway: win an Electrohome Archer turntable and record case!
If you haven't been part of the ongoing vinyl resurgence, know that each purchase gives you warm analog audio and a big square of artwork. Many discs even include a free digital download version,...
10:41 am -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Google will test fresh food deliveries in two US cities this year
Google's Express delivery service has already been delivering food for a while, but it's about to expand those efforts in a big, big way. The internet giant tells Bloomberg that it will sta...
10:28 am -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Verizon will start testing speedy 5G wireless in 2016
Fast 4G data is only just becoming relatively commonplace in the US, but Verizon is already thinking about the next big thing. The carrier just unveiled plans to trial 5G wireless service sometime du...
10:10 am -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Adblock Browser officially launches on iOS and Android
With more than 400 million desktop installations in its pocket, it was only a matter of time until Adblock Plus became available on mobile devices. Eyeo, the company behind the extension, first tested...
09:43 am -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Nokia's first Android phone reportedly breaks cover
Nokia swears up and down that it's not returning to smartphones, but don't tell that to CNMO. It claims to have leaked images of the C1, Nokia's first-ever Android smartphone and its f...
09:22 am -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Verizon' Go90 streaming video service starts with phones, sharing
After acquiring the remains of Intel's internet TV project last year, Verizon is finally ready to reveal its long-rumored internet video network. Called Go90, the New York Times confirmed it'...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget NFL overhauls its digital properties ahead of new season
The 2015-2016 season of the National Football League is about to begin, with the opening game scheduled for Thursday, September 10th. That means new apps, new services and, best of all, more ways to w...
08:28 am -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget One of Japan's lovable store robots was drunkenly punted
Just one month after Hitchbot was brutally attacked in Philadelphia, a shop assistant robot in Japan has also suffered the wrath of angry humans with a grudge. According to Japan Times, a drunken 60-y...
08:00 am -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget GoPro's 16-camera rig for Google Jump VR costs $15,000
Google launched Jump, a platform for VR video, back at its developer conference in May -- along with a slightly bonkers camera rig called Odyssey co-designed with GoPro. Today, prospective content cre...
07:03 am -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Twitter for Windows 10 gets a 'trending stories' page
Windows 10 just got a new Twitter app, and while it did get one interesting new feature, other changes merely brought it up -to-date with other versions. For instance, the new app (version 4.1.0) now ...
06:10 am -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget 'FIFA 16' demo lets you control a women's team for the first time
FIFA 16 is a little special this year. For the first time ever, EA will let you play its football game as one of 12 women's national teams. It's a landmark moment in the series, and today yo...
06:04 am -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Raspberry Pi gets an official touchscreen display
Although it's pretty easy to hook up a Raspberry Pi to a screen using its HDMI port, it's not exactly the most portable of solutions (especially if there isn't a TV or monitor around). ...
04:12 am -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget The Met Office wants you to name UK storms on social media
Britain has never experienced weather conditions on the level of Hurricane Katrina or Hurricane Sandy. Even so, the island nation is prone to the occasional storm, and to raise awareness the Met Offic...
04:05 am -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Amazon and Microsoft's stores connect to Disney Movies Anywhere
When Disney launched its Movies Anywhere app early last year it could only plug digital copies into your iTunes account, but today it linked up with Amazon Instant Video and Microsoft Video. Besides n...
01:38 am -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Ballantine designs 'space glass' for drinking whiskey in microgravity
Anyone offended by the prospect of drinking fine whiskey inside sealed space packs with straws after Suntory sent its finest variety to the ISS for testing? Don't worry: Ballantine's got you...
12:00 am -04 - Tue, September 8, 2015
Engadget Opera Mini for Android update saves data without wrecking websites
To date, Opera Mini's data saving on Android has been an all-or-nothing affair: either you visit heavily compressed websites with altered layouts, or... you find another browser. You won't h...
10:34 pm -04 - Mon, September 7, 2015
Engadget Nest outage cuts remote users off from Dropcams, thermostats
If you're trying to login to a Nest (or Dropcam) account at the moment, you probably can't. The company acknowledged a service problem with the mobile and web app on its Twitter account, but...
10:34 pm -04 - Mon, September 7, 2015
Engadget Nest outage cuts remote users off from Dropcams, thermostats (update)
If you're trying to login to a Nest (or Dropcam) account at the moment, you probably can't. The company acknowledged a service problem with the mobile and web app on its Twitter account, but...
10:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 7, 2015
Engadget Root password flaw leaves wireless Seagate drives open to attack
Own a wireless hard drive? Was it made by Seagate? You'll want to download an update. Researchers at Tangible security have discovered a vulnerability in certain Seagate wireless drives that coul...
08:37 pm -04 - Mon, September 7, 2015
Engadget 'Pikmin 4' is not only real, but nearly finished
You may have had to wait the better part of a decade to get a third Pikmin game, but its follow-up won't take nearly so long. Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto has revealed to Eurogamer that his c...
07:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 7, 2015
Engadget Raspberry Pi transforms upright piano into a retro loop player
Upright piano's don't exactly scream "high-tech," since everyone's weird aunt has one. A pair of hackers from a company called MajorMega may change your mind, however as they&...
05:40 pm -04 - Mon, September 7, 2015
Engadget Citizen Mars, Episode 2: What makes a Mars One astronaut?
In episode two of our original Citizen Mars series, the five candidates we're following dive deeper into one of the big questions of the Mars One project: What drives a person to sign up for a on...
04:35 pm -04 - Mon, September 7, 2015
Engadget Amazon to release a $50 tablet this year, WSJ says
Amazon is launching a new 6-inch tablet in time for the holidays, according to The Wall Street Journal, and its main selling point will apparently be its rock-bottom pricing: $50. The company's F...
03:08 pm -04 - Mon, September 7, 2015
Engadget New York City wants to track your car to save you time and money
Insurance outfits have been eager to track cars in the name of lower costs and driver safety, but it looks like even major urban centers are getting in on the action. New York City is launching a Dri...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 7, 2015
Engadget Huawei's fight to fix its image and conquer the smartphone world
"Man, China gets all the good phones."This is the kind of comment we've been hearing a lot lately. But, very few of those Chinese smartphones make it to Western markets. Besides, some f...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 7, 2015
Engadget All the news you need to know from IFA 2015
The Engadget team has been in Berlin, Germany for over a week, but now it's time to go home. This year's IFA, Europe's biggest tech show, didn't leave many surprises behind. That s...
12:02 pm -04 - Mon, September 7, 2015
Engadget Finally, a 4K TV worth watching
If curved screens and the apparent threat of 8K leave you cold towards 4K, maybe Philips' focus on the back of its UHD TVs will get you to open up your wallet. The company's brought its craz...
10:28 am -04 - Mon, September 7, 2015
Engadget Ground-penetrating radar reveals huge monument near Stonehenge
Stonehenge is an iconic and mysterious English landmark, but it's not the only place to attract the interest of local archaeologists. Nearly 100 stone monoliths have been discovered at a site cal...
08:35 am -04 - Mon, September 7, 2015
Engadget ESA craft will prove that you can measure gravity waves in space
Scientists have spent ages searching for gravity waves from the safety of Earth, but they haven't had the chance to study those waves in space, where they could help make sense of black holes and...
06:14 am -04 - Mon, September 7, 2015
Engadget BBC lays out 'open' vision to combat licence fee critics
The BBC is a renowned broadcaster and a part of Britain's cultural fabric, but its future capabilities are currently under threat. The UK government is preparing to amend its Royal Charter -- a d...
06:12 am -04 - Mon, September 7, 2015
Engadget Canon has a 250-megapixel sensor that fits in a DSLR
Canon has announced a "250-megapixel" image sensor that would fit into a consumer-grade DSLR camera. The Japanese camera maker says the new APS-H CMOS sensor enables "distinguishing of ...
04:08 am -04 - Mon, September 7, 2015
Engadget The farthest known galaxy is 13.2 billion years old
Scientists have long reckoned that the first galaxies came into being roughly 500 million to 1 billion years after the Big Bang, but finding these ancient celestial bodies is tricky when their light i...
04:00 am -04 - Mon, September 7, 2015
Engadget Citizen Mars, Episode 2: What makes a Mars One astronaut?
So you've met Sue Ann, Mido, Adriana, Shradha and Pietro -- five people from very different backgrounds with a singular goal: to help establish the first human settlement on Mars. Many believe th...
01:55 am -04 - Mon, September 7, 2015
Engadget Most iPhone exercise apps don't give you the best workout
The next time you trust your smartphone as a fitness coach, you may want to be extra-picky about the apps you use. University of Florida researchers have tested 30 free iPhone workout apps to see how...
11:42 pm -04 - Sun, September 6, 2015
Engadget Robotic exoskeleton and zaps of electricity helped man walk again
It's not the first time Mark Pollock tested Ekso Bionics' exoskeleton, but he can now move more naturally, as you can see in the video below the fold. That's because Pollock, who's...
10:10 pm -04 - Sun, September 6, 2015
Engadget First 3D map of Earth's interior shows where volcanoes come from
It's no secret that Earth's volcanoes are the result of magma rising through the planet's mantle, but have you wondered just where those 'roots' run? UC Berkeley can provide a...
08:44 pm -04 - Sun, September 6, 2015
Engadget Firefox creator writes an unofficial, on-point episode of 'Silicon Valley'
Many in the tech sphere will tell you that HBO's Silicon Valley is sometimes too accurate in its send-up of the San Francisco Bay Area's frequently ridiculous startup culture. But how good ...
07:16 pm -04 - Sun, September 6, 2015
Engadget NASA's Pluto probe starts a year-long data upload
NASA's New Horizons probe didn't swing by Pluto just to snap a few photos and run off -- it collected a ton of extra data that hasn't seen the light of day. Well, it's finally sen...
06:00 pm -04 - Sun, September 6, 2015
Engadget There's now a vending machine that dispenses hot french fries
By Kate Taylor, Entrepreneur StaffIn a world where you can buy shoes and cupcakes via vending machine, why not french fries?Entrepreneurs and students at Wageningen University in the Netherlands have ...
05:10 pm -04 - Sun, September 6, 2015
Engadget The year of change for 'Destiny' starts next week
Developer Bungie is treating Destiny a lot like an MMO and come next Tuesday the game shifts into version 2.0, what the studio is effectively referring to as "year two" for the game. There a...
04:40 pm -04 - Sun, September 6, 2015
Engadget LG is making a phone with a secondary ticker display
Every now and then, smartphone makers try building devices with secondary, ticker-like displays in the hopes of reeling you in with more at-a-glance info -- witness Samsung's Continuum or Galaxy ...
04:00 pm -04 - Sun, September 6, 2015
Engadget This is the smartwatch that luxury brands should be making
A short walk from the sounds and screens of Sony's heaving IFA booth, a handful of the company's employees have a small stand of their very own. On it, they're showcasing the Wena Wrist...
03:00 pm -04 - Sun, September 6, 2015
Engadget Samsung's 360-degree wireless speakers take aim at Sonos
Samsung's biggest announcement at IFA 2015 was the Gear S2, its long-rumored round smartwatch. But, as expected, that's not the only thing the company is showing off in Berlin, Germany. The ...
02:00 pm -04 - Sun, September 6, 2015
Engadget Buddy the robot wants to be your modern-day Rosie
Personal companion robots have been around for ages, but they've never really been able to live up to our expectations. Everybody wants Rosie from The Jetsons, but we seem to always wind up with ...
01:00 pm -04 - Sun, September 6, 2015
Engadget Here are the best things from Europe's biggest tech show
Big tech shows. Sometimes they amaze. Other times they can leave you a little cold -- it just depends on what you're looking for. This year's IFA, held in Germany and blessed with a mix of t...
12:00 pm -04 - Sun, September 6, 2015
Engadget A time capsule of ridiculous video game box art
Nostalgia is a weird, powerful thing. It's the force of nature that resurrected Captain EO at Walt Disney World and turned a children's cartoon about living robot cars into a blockbuster mov...
11:00 am -04 - Sun, September 6, 2015
Engadget After Math: The price of doing business
This week on the After Math, we're all about the benjamins. Between four major corporations shelling out $413 million over an employee anti-poaching scheme, the feds spending $133 million to prot...
10:30 am -04 - Sun, September 6, 2015
Engadget 4K is boring and other musings on the failures of innovation
The cardinal rule of technology is simple: It must never, ever, under any circumstances, be boring. The engine that motivates consumers to spend hundreds, if not thousands of dollars on a device that&...
10:00 am -04 - Sun, September 6, 2015
Engadget Inhabitat's Week in Green: artificial leaves and green roofs
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.Silicon Valley is a hotbed for technology, but it...
06:38 am -04 - Sun, September 6, 2015
Engadget Future phones could zap motion sickness away with electricity
Motion sickness can make road trips and carnival rides less fun or even, in really bad cases, turn them into an absolute nightmare. The solution to that, according to a group of researchers at Imperia...
02:53 am -04 - Sun, September 6, 2015
Engadget Fist-bumping a button is the best way to cross the street
Tired of having to tap (or, let's be honest, mash) a boring old button to cross the street? Los Angeles artist Alfredo Ad&aacute;n certainly is. He recently created Walkbump, a project that...
11:37 pm -04 - Sat, September 5, 2015
Engadget Create your own 'Star Wars' crawls, sonnets and Yoda speeches
Don't relish the thought of buying a $150 robotic BB-8 toy just to have some Star Wars-related fun? Don't worry, you won't have to spend a cent. A handful of websites have posted free t...
09:09 pm -04 - Sat, September 5, 2015
Engadget BlackBerry bids farewell to its hardware past by acquiring Good
If you had any lingering doubts that BlackBerry's days as a hardware-first company are over, they've just been eliminated. BlackBerry has acquired Good Technology for $425 million, giving i...
07:31 pm -04 - Sat, September 5, 2015
Engadget The next iPhone's Force Touch reportedly trumps that on the Watch
Many expect the upcoming iPhone to include a pressure-sensitive screen, but just what will it entail? Will it be an upsized version of what you saw on the Apple Watch? Not by a long shot, if you ask 9...
06:02 pm -04 - Sat, September 5, 2015
Engadget Georgia Tech's AI is a choose-your-own adventure author
Turns out it's not just news writers (gulp) whose jobs are in jeopardy -- even fiction authors like RL Stine might have to watch their backs. A group of researchers from Georgia Institute of Tech...
04:29 pm -04 - Sat, September 5, 2015
Engadget Self-driving cars can be fooled by fake signals
You'd think that self-driving cars would be most vulnerable to remote hacks, but the biggest danger may come from someone nearby with a handful of cheap electronics. Security researcher Jonathan...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 5, 2015
Engadget Here's the world's first Ultra HD Blu-ray player
Samsung has announced the first (consumer ready) Ultra HD Blu-ray player, alongside word that movie studio Fox is already getting its releases ready for the new format. That means 4K movies, yes, but ...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 5, 2015
Engadget The weird world of offbeat wearables
While most of us have yet to morph into a gadget-laden "gargoyle" (like the one in Snow Crash) the wearable market has still lavished an endless assortment of devices to scatter about our pe...
12:30 pm -04 - Sat, September 5, 2015
Engadget Leatherman's multi-tool bracelet is 29 kinds of dysfunctional
Hey guys, remember paracord bracelets? Those were cool for a hot second, right? I mean, strapping 20 feet of intricately woven, high-tensile rope to your wrist "just in case" seemed like suc...
11:00 am -04 - Sat, September 5, 2015
Engadget The 5 best wearables from IFA 2015
Wearables playing a big role at major trade shows isn't a surprise, and neither is the fact that most of the ones we've seen at IFA 2015 are smartwatches. Samsung, Motorola and TomTom all in...
10:00 am -04 - Sat, September 5, 2015
Engadget Recommended Reading: The story behind Google's new logo
Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We...
09:00 am -04 - Sat, September 5, 2015
Engadget ICYMI: Coral protector bot, non-ugly wearable glasses & more
Today on In Case You Missed It: The nation's largest vision insurance company, VSP, is beta-testing wearable health-tracking glasses and somehow they don't even look ridiculous. An autonomou...
08:15 am -04 - Sat, September 5, 2015
Engadget IFA Day 3: TVs, TVs and more TVs
At long last, today is the day that the general public is allowed into the hallowed halls of Berlin's Messe to bask in the glory that is IFA. Unfortunately, much of that glory is old and we'...
04:38 am -04 - Sat, September 5, 2015
Engadget Uber pulls down 'share your ETA' links that went public
Uber has pulled down the searchable database people found at "trip.uber.com," which contained details of trips people unknowingly made public by using the "Share your ETA" feature....
11:56 pm -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget 'Halo,' 'Destiny' composer Marty O'Donnell wins lawsuit against Bungie
Developer Bungie's former in-house composer Marty O'Donnell had his day in court and it's time for Bungie to pay the piper. In addition to the initial payout of $142,500 he's owed ...
11:16 pm -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget 'Star Wars' BB-8 toy torn apart to see how it works
If your social feeds are anything like mine, they're full of folks squeeing with delight over their new BB-8 droid today. The folks at uBreakiFix got one too, but instead of playing with Star War...
10:28 pm -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Play 'Evolve' free this weekend on Xbox One and PC
Wondering what to do with your three day weekend? Turtle Rock Studios is hoping you'll (re)visit its co-op shooter Evolve, courtesy of a few days of free access on Xbox One and PC. Even if you al...
07:58 pm -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget 'Halo,' 'Surgeon Simulator' devs join the War Child game jam
War Child, a London-based charity that aims to improve the lives of children affected by war, is collaborating with influential developers to create a collection of games titled HELP: Real War is Not ...
07:33 pm -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Older Apple TVs can get YouTube back, but it will cost you
A few months ago Google made changes to its YouTube app and pulled it from old second-generation Apple TV boxes (as well as some other older smart TVs). Now, if you're longing for the heady days ...
06:38 pm -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Twitter clutters up iOS and Android timelines with 'Who to Follow'
Twitter really wants new users to stick around. Now that means helping them find interesting accounts by placing "Who to follow" in the timeline of its iOS and Android apps. So now when you ...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Playdate: Trying out 'Super Time Force Ultra' and 'Grow Home'
Here's a tough choice: would you rather play a game about a gardening robot that experiments with new methods of character animation, or a ridiculous time-travel action game that throws paradoxic...
05:10 pm -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget NASA's bouncing 'Hedgehog' robot is designed to explore comets
The last time humanity tried to explore a comet, things didn't go so well -- the ESA comet lander Philae bounced during touchdown and wound up under a cliff, unable to right itself. Eventually it...
04:40 pm -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget 'Bedtime Stories for Awful Children,' a free ebook from 'Year Walk' devs
The dark, freezing woods of Sweden are the perfect breeding ground for terrifying tales of naughty children who get what they deserve. This week, Simogo -- the developer of beautifully macabre game Ye...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget A survey of Apple's input innovations
With Force Touch rumored to arrive on the new iPhones next week, let's take a look back at some of Apple's other notable input methods. Cupertino has always offered a unique spin on the norm...
03:17 pm -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Toyota teams up with MIT and Stanford for AI research
Artificial Intelligence is big deal (even if Elon Musk thinks it will doom us all) and today Toyota announced that it is collaborating with MIT and Stanford to accelerate its own AI research. The goal...
02:51 pm -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget SpaceX Falcon Heavy set to launch in spring 2016
We've heard quite a bit about the SpaceX Falcon Heavy spacecraft since it was first announced. What we haven't seen is a launch. However, it's now planned for next spring. Earlier this ...
02:23 pm -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget New Steve Jobs doc examines the myth of the man who made Apple
Director Alex Gibney wraps up his latest documentary, Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine, with an apt encapsulation of the Apple co-founder's conflicting persona: "He had the focus of a monk...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget 6 futuristic 3D-printed clothes
By Cat DiStasio3D printing is revolutionizing the way we make things, from buildings and cars to medical devices. But that's not all: Many forward-thinking designers in the fashion industry are u...
01:40 pm -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Amazon Echo now supports shared Google calendars
Amazon's odd but intriguing Echo personal assistant / speaker has received a number of useful updates throughout its short lifespan, and today Amazon announced a few more tweaks to the device. If...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Sony's RX10 II is a powerful superzoom camera with some quirks
Remarkable superzoom cameras are hard to come by. But every now and then, there's a standout. Take Sony's RX10 II. Introduced in June, this new shooter features a 20.2-megapixel Exmor RS BSI...
12:44 pm -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Watch the trailer for Netflix's first original film 'Beasts of No Nation'
Netflix has found great success with its move into original content over the past few years, and the company isn't content with just producing TV-style series. Beasts of No Nation, Netflix's...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget How an insurance company is trying to craft eyewear of the future
I had just driven 85 miles north of San Francisco when I finally reached my destination: a bright red building with large floor-to-ceiling windows in downtown Sacramento. The structure's high cei...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget The best Bluetooth keyboard
This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the best technology to buy. Read the full article here.After testing 20 Bluetooth keyboards with a four-person panel, and using our fav...
11:30 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Forget football: How fantasy sports are helping kids learn
By his second semester on the job in 2009, Eric Nelson, a civics and history teacher at North Lakes Academy in the Minneapolis suburbs, was at a loss. No matter what tool he used -- gripping news arti...
11:15 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Facebook working with schools on a personalized learning app
In an unusual side project, Facebook has built an app that helps teachers create tailor-made student learning plans, and it may come a US school near you for free. The social network got involved in t...
11:00 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Toshiba's convertible 4K laptop is somehow light, stylish and thin
4K devices (that aren't TVs) are everywhere at IFA 2015. If it's not a Sony smartphone packing a ridiculous high-resolution display, then it's Samsung's Ultra HD Blu-ray player -- ...
10:05 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Teacher arrested after drone crashes at the US Open
In a Grand Slam like the US Open, top tennis players have to be able to block out unwanted distractions. A crowd that's starting to side with your opponent is one problem, but a drone? That'...
09:42 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Add NFL stats to any show with Comcast's new app
If you can't get enough gridiron minutiae and analysis, Comcast has just unveiled Football Extras for its X1 sports app. It'll work in a similar way to Comcast's Baseball Extras, which ...
09:21 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget OSVR's open-source VR headset is slowly taking shape
The Open Source Virtual Reality (OSVR) headset will get a significant upgrade soon. Gaming peripheral company Razer announced the OSVR program back in January, but the first prototype headset was an u...
09:00 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget ICYMI: Self-healing plastic, Star Wars gear and more
Today on In Case You Missed It: We are seriously in awe of the scientific discovery that came from studying squid. Researchers developed a plastic that can reform, no weaker, after getting cut in half...
08:44 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget 'Batman: Arkham Knight' for PC should be less broken now
Batman: Arkham Knight was supposed to be the perfect swansong for Rocksteady's Dark Knight trilogy. While the game was received positively on PS4 and Xbox One, the PC version was a mess -- so bad...
08:30 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Here's how to watch Microsoft's IFA keynote
Unlike Sony, Samsung, Huawei and others, Microsoft isn't putting on a flashy press conference at this year's IFA. That said, Nick Parker, Corporate VP of the company's OEM division, wil...
08:15 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget IFA Day 2: Samsung's product showcase
IFA 2015 is turning out to be a trade show where the only company announcing anything of interest is Samsung. That's why our wrap-up of day two covers the company's new SmartThings Home Hub,...
08:00 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Runtastic takes on Withings with 'Moment' analog fitness watch
Runtastic may have started as a training log app, but it soon progressed to putting its badge on running watches and accessories. The Orbit was possibly the company's most confident step into the...
07:16 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget MIT scientists make it easy to tweak designs for 3D printing
Two different groups of MIT researchers found a way to print out objects with glass instead of plastic and to make a printer spew out 10 different materials at once earlier this year. This particular ...
06:11 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Spotify updates its controversial privacy policy
Spotify has released a new privacy policy after the internet whipped itself into a furor over the last one. The streaming company got itself into trouble last month with an update that some onlookers ...
05:35 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget The next generation of Freeview arrives next month
More than ever before, Brits are using catch-up services to watch their favourite TV shows from the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5. YouView is already fusing those services with the traditional Fre...
05:17 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Parrot's Zik 3 headphones have 'wireless everything'
Parrot's high-tech headphone series just got another notable upgrade. The Zik 3 brings the same noise cancellation and touch panel controls of the last model, but adds wireless charging to the al...
05:00 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget An early look at Nextbit's 'cloud first' Robin smartphone
Nextbit wanted to celebrate the launch of its debut smartphone today at a party in San Francisco, but it turned out to be a celebration of success as well. In just under 12 hours, the startup reached ...
03:59 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Where to buy Sphero's BB-8 'Star Wars' toy in the UK
The Force Awakens is still a few months away, but already Star Wars fans have fallen in love with one of the film's supporting characters: BB-8. The rolling droid is a spiritual successor to R2-D...
03:57 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Rumor: LG releasing a phone with a secondary 'ticker' display
LG is launching a phone with a small auxiliary "ticker" display above the main screen, according to Evan Blass (@evleaks) and photos from Chinese regulator Tenaa. That might sound bizarre, b...
02:30 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget 'Borderlands' is the latest backwards compatible game on Xbox One
Even if you spent $399 on the ultra-crazy edition of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection there was a pretty gaping hole in it. No, I'm not talking about what that purchase did to your bank accou...
01:25 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Facebook-owned WhatsApp reaches 900 million monthly active users
WhatsApp has grown tremendously from the time Facebook acquired it in 2014 for $19 billion. The messaging app's founder, Jan Koum, has just announced on Facebook that the service has reached 900 ...
12:05 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Google expands health conditions feature to include 900 illnesses
Google is making it easier to look up illness, so you don't have to wait for websites to load in order to get a quick overview of what you might (or might not) be dealing with. Mountain View has ...
12:05 am -04 - Fri, September 4, 2015
Engadget Google expands health conditions feature to over 900 illnesses
Google's health conditions feature is about making it easier to find information about an illness. So, when there's a local outbreak, or you get early symptoms, you can be better prepared. M...
10:37 pm -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Chrome's next update makes it less resource hungry
A big part of what's won Chrome a lot of converts is how much faster it is over the competition. That speed comes at a price, though: The web browser is notoriously a resource hog (especially if ...
08:48 pm -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Google's driverless cars skirt deer and pedestrians in Texas
By the looks of things, Google's self-driving cars have been learning a lot in Austin, Texas. In its first report since it began testing autonomous vehicles in the city, the company details the c...
08:07 pm -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Mozilla is ready to test Firefox on iOS, but only in New Zealand
iPhone and iPads owners looking for a browser alternative are one step closer to seeing Mozilla's option on their devices, but right now a "preview" of the app is only available in New ...
07:02 pm -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget DOJ's new Stingray rules: feds need a warrant to track phones
Over the last few years, we've learned that US law enforcement agencies not only regularly use "Stingray" devices to locate suspects by their cellphones, but go to great lengths to hide...
06:05 pm -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget IFA Day 1: 4K Smartphones and water-cooled laptops
IFA started with a bang as Sony whipped out the Xperia Z5 Premium, a smartphone that comes with the "world's first" 5.5-inch 4K display. That was swiftly followed by the launch of Huawe...
05:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Playdate: Going back to school with 'No Pineapple Left Behind'
Back to school. Those three words can strike fear in even the hardiest of kids. We're celebrating the beginning of the semester a little differently, because, well, that's what we do on Play...
04:59 pm -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Autonomous robosub hunts starfish with poison-tipped needles
Crown-of-thorns starfish (COTS) are voracious coral consumers with a propensity for population explosions, which makes them very real threats to the world's coral reefs. And while they're ty...
04:35 pm -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Apple will reportedly outfit the 21.5-inch iMac with a 4K display
Almost a year ago, Apple put a Retina display inside its 27-inch desktop. A report from 9to5Mac says we could see a high-res panel on the smaller 21.5-inch model soon as well. The word comes from Mark...
04:14 pm -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Samsung teases Galaxy View tablet at the end of IFA event
Samsung is making a habit of teasing its next announcement at the end of launch events. After today's Gear S2 official reveal, the company teased a new tablet: the Galaxy View. Of course, details...
03:47 pm -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Waze sued for allegedly stealing map data
Google and its mapping service Waze are being dragged to court over allegations that Waze stole data from a rival's map database. The lawsuit filed in San Francisco federal court on Tuesday by Ph...
03:21 pm -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Netflix teases second season of 'Narcos' a week after its debut
Netflix's newest original series, Narcos, just hit the streaming service last week, and the early reviews have been positive. The company seems to think pretty highly of the show, too. In fact, i...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget The Wirecutter's best deals: the Pebble Steel, Fitbit Charge HR and more
This post was created in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the best technology to buy. Read their continuously updated list of deals at TheWirecutter.com.You may have already seen Engadget po...
02:43 pm -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Your phone knows if you're bored by how much you use it
Researchers at Barcelona's Telefonica Research lab have developed a smartphone-based algorithm that determines a user's level of boredom based on how much they're using the device. The ...
02:17 pm -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Tech giants settle anti-poaching lawsuit for $415 million
Silicon Valley's anti-poaching conspiracy has reached its conclusion. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh has approved the $415 million settlement, suggested by Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe earlier th...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Mercedes' newest mini car is one you'd actually want to drive
If you live in a metropolitan area like San Francisco, New York or Chicago, you understand the appeal of a tiny car. It's easier to swoop through traffic and it can be parked nearly anywhere. Sma...
01:39 pm -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget T-Mobile lets you dial up a video chat just like a regular call
T-Mobile has launched a video calling feature that you can access straight from your smartphone's stock phone dialer. With T-Mobile Video Calling, "there's no need to search out, downlo...
01:19 pm -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Bang and Olufsen's BeoPlay A6 is a $1,000 wireless speaker
Luxury audiovisual brand Bang &amp; Olufsen (B&amp;O) has just announced a pricey wireless speaker, the $999 BeoPlay A6. The style evokes the back of a chair, gently curving and covered in des...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Samsung finally has an elegant smartwatch in the Gear S2
Few companies have churned out as many different smartwatches as Samsung, so it's little surprise the company is showing off a new one &mdash; the Gear S2 &mdash; at IFA. What is a surpri...
12:45 pm -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget LG's new G Pad II really isn't anything new
LG's never been scared of trying new things when it comes to smartphones, even pioneering the strange-yet-convenient back button placement other manufacturers have copied since. By comparison, th...
12:12 pm -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Skype 6.0 brings revamped design to both iOS and Android
Skype users have ridden a rollercoaster of different designs over the years, and the latest version promises yet more change. Version 6.0 has been completely redesigned for both iOS and Android apps,...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Withings unveils a sleep-savvy clock and more Android support
Like the idea of Withings' Aura improving your sleep cycles, but don't need a $300 gadget tracking every last nuance of your slumber? You're in luck. Withings is rolling out a lower-cos...
11:41 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Watch the trailer for the BBC's GTA drama 'The Gamechangers'
Today we got our first glimpse of the BBC's upcoming Grand Theft Auto docudrama, which examines the game's development and public scrutiny in 2002. The Gamechangers, starring Daniel Radcliff...
11:23 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget IFTTT brings one-touch app control to Android Wear devices
The recipe-based automation software IFTTT delivered its one-button control app to phones back in February, and now it's putting it on your wrist. Android Wear gadgets can now employ the DO Butto...
11:02 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Disney is selling a Millennium Falcon drone starting tomorrow
Star Wars merchandise is big business. So big, in fact, that the films' stewards are streaming an unboxing marathon for all of the Force Awakens toys coming out on "Force Friday" tomorr...
10:41 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget The latest Nook is based on Samsung's Galaxy Tab S2
Barnes &amp; Noble's partnership with Samsung continues with the Galaxy Tab S2 Nook. And, as you've probably guessed, it's simply Samsung's recently announced Galaxy Tab S2 jam...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Wacom's Bamboo Spark offers another option for digitizing scribbles
Do you still prefer the feel of pen on paper but need an easy way to catalog your handwritten notes digitally? Wacom's Bamboo Spark will do just what. The product is something the company calls a...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Ricoh's upgraded its Theta spherical camera in all the important ways
Ricoh's Theta camera was a novel, but pricey experiment: a stick-shaped camera that took completely spherical stills (and later, video.) There was also the unfortunate problem of spreading a typi...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Google's new Street View app lets you add your own spherical photos
In the midst of IFA's volley of tech hardware news, Google Maps has announced a spin-off Street View app that allows you to upload your own spherical photos. Yes, you're now a human Street V...
09:42 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Your doctor may soon check your heart with a smartphone
The stethoscope, invented 200 years ago because a French doctor was too embarrassed to put his ear directly against a woman's chest, is finally getting a digital upgrade. A device called the Eko ...
09:21 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget NASA starts testing light and flexible plane technology
NASA has successfully completed a series of tests making sure that the X-56A Multi-Utility Technology Testbed (MUTT) aircraft can withstand flights up to 130 knots in speed. See, the X-56A isn't ...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget ICYMI: Self-driving golf carts, water hoverboards and more
Today on In Case You Missed It: A new golf cart that can drive itself has been designed, complete with a tool to let people schedule pickups and drop-offs. Like *cough* Uber *cough*. A Canadian invent...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Airbnb's Apple Watch app focuses on putting hosts and guests in touch
The last year or so has seen Airbnb put a major focus behind design, from its company logo and identity to new apps for phones and tablets. Now, it's putting its attention towards a new platform:...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Sphero's BB-8 is the 'Star Wars' toy everyone will want
Back when Disney released the first trailer to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, one of the characters that caught most people's eye was BB-8. And for good reason: it's an adorable rolling droid...
08:42 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget UK police arrest pirate who cost the music industry 'millions'
In its ongoing fight to reduce online piracy in the UK, the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) often targets people suspected of illegally sharing movies, music and other digital download...
08:35 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget TomTom's newest fitness watch plays music too
As sales of satellite navigation units slowly dry up, TomTom is making the gentle transition into a fitness and wearables company. That's why the firm decided to smash up its existing range of bu...
07:47 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Googling 'fun facts' will quickly ruin your productivity
It won't change your life, but oh boy is this a good time waster. If you scoot across to the Google homepage and type in "fun facts," the search engine will present you with a new type ...
07:12 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget LG's roll-up keyboard is cute, but predictably uncomfortable
Getting anyone at all interested in a new portable Bluetooth keyboard is quite the feat, but LG has just about managed it with its new, quirky roll-up peripheral. The Rolly, as it's inventively n...
06:58 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Why the ants in this video kept crawling around an iPhone
Okay, what we're seeing here (probably) isn't a bizarre ant ritual passed down from generation to generation, hailing the iPhone as their new queen and overlord. The video's description...
06:20 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Sony Xperia Z5 UK pricing: that 4K display will cost you 699
With its mobile division not enjoying much success over the past couple of years, Sony knew it needed to wow consumers with its latest round of Xperia smartphones. Yesterday, the company hoped to do e...
06:00 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Philips improves upon its color-changing light strips
The idea behind Philips' Hue Lightstrips was pretty neat: a line of LEDs that change color according to your whims, but suffered in the execution. After all, the hardware couldn't offer whit...
06:00 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Philips improves upon its color-changing lightstrips
The idea behind Philips' Hue Lightstrips was pretty neat: a line of LEDs that change color according to your whims, but suffered in the execution. After all, the hardware couldn't offer whit...
05:54 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Samsung jumps into Ultra HD Blu-ray, as Fox provides the movies
Today Samsung is the first company to announce an Ultra HD Blu-ray player, taking the lead in 4K and HDR video. Following up on its big Ultra HD push at CES in January and the streaming/download tech ...
05:51 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Samsung's SleepSense tracker shuts off the TV when you snooze
Samsung has just revealed its take on the sleep tracking concept with a new device called SleepSense. Rather than making you wear something on your wrist at night (which is a non-starter for a lot of ...
05:00 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Samsung's next-gen SmartThings home hub goes on sale
The next generation of SmartThings hardware is now available after a lengthy delay. Samsung purchased the home automation company just over a year ago, but was optimistic when it said the next-gen har...
04:15 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget DJI's adding autopilot features to Phantom 3 drones next week
DJI pleased Phantom owners recently when it announced that much-needed autopilot features would be coming to its most popular series of quadcopters, and the Inspire 1. Today, we learn when (September ...
04:00 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Watch Samsung's IFA 2015 press event here!
Samsung presumably has spilled the beans on its new Galaxy Note phones already. And it has a new smartwatch. And a new tablet. But there's a hall full of baying tech journalists. We're sure ...
02:56 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Just add water and this squid-inspired plastic heals itself
While you've been busy scarfing down fried calamari rings, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have been doing something else with squid. Namely? Studying the cephalopod's ring teet...
12:05 am -04 - Thu, September 3, 2015
Engadget Sony settles with employees affected by massive data breach
Sony Entertainment has reached a deal with its employees affected by the security breach that rocked its world in 2014. If you recall, that incident led to several waves of data leaks, including unrel...
10:40 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget PlayStation 3's free-to-play 'Soul Calibur' shuts down in November
There was a brief period when Bandai Namco was trying a free-to-play model for its bigger franchises like the venerable Soul Calibur fighting series and its arcadey Ridge Racer. The latter shut down i...
09:09 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Experience bullet time in Epic's crazy VR demo
Game-tech powerhouse Epic Games and its Unreal Engine are capable of some seriously impressive stuff, and now the North Carolina-based outfit wants you to experience what it's capable of in the v...
08:24 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Valve's testing a new look for Steam on TVs
The November release Valve's fancy Steam Controller is right around the corner, and the company seems to be getting the rest of its platform ready for launch day. Specifically, Valve is giving St...
07:41 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Internet-connected baby monitors are vulnerable to attacks
Don't call a priest just yet if you hear strange voices coming out of your child's baby monitor -- it's more likely a hacker than some kind of supernatural entity. Security firm Rapid 7...
06:46 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget US will pay over $133 million to protect OPM data breach victims
That massive data breach at the US Office of Personnel Management is going to cost the country a lot more than you might think. Officials have awarded ID Experts a contract to protect the 21.5 million...
06:17 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Panasonic is reviving Technics' legendary DJ turntables
Ask DJs about their favorite turntables and they'll frequently swear by Technics' SL-1200 -- even though it hasn't been made since 2007, the super-reliable deck is still the gold standa...
05:52 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget WD's latest cloud tech gives you a reason to forget Dropbox
Let's be honest: the cloud features bundled with hard drives tend to suck. They're seldom more than nice freebies that you ignore while you set up Dropbox, Google Drive or another more sophi...
05:27 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Machinima settles FTC charges over paid Xbox One 'reviews'
Ever watch a YouTube review of a game or console and worry that the reviewer was a little too enthusiastic? You're not alone. Machinima has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that ...
05:02 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget 3D printing resurrects Iron-Age Irish musical instruments
While 3D printing is often used for advancements in medicine or science, such as FDA-approved drugs or rocket pumps, this week it made an academic one. A PhD student at the Australian National Univers...
04:37 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Amazon reimburses you for Dash Buttons after your first purchase
In late July, Amazon quietly made its Dash Buttons available to all Prime members, without any announcement or fanfare. Today, the company finally made its new program official, and added products fro...
04:12 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 is twice as friendly to your battery
Qualcomm is clearly bent on drumming up hype for its Snapdragon 820 chip by drip-feeding facts, but its latest revelation is a big one. The company has revealed that the Kryo CPU at the heart of the c...
03:48 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Robots can learn from their mistakes in real-time
Robots and other artificial intelligences can already learn from their mistakes, but they typically have to pause what they're doing to process what happened. They might not have to take a break ...
03:23 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget New Apple TV reportedly starts at $149, packs universal search
No, the torrent of rumors surrounding the next Apple TV hasn't ended yet. Sources for both 9to5Mac and BuzzFeed News now believe that the media hub will start at $149 -- still much higher than A...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget At last, Motorola reveals a Moto 360 you can take to the gym
Let's be real: As pretty as the new Moto 360 is, it definitely isn't ready for the gym. That's where the new Moto 360 Sport comes into play. The company hasn't said anything about ...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Lenovo's latest gaming PCs are faster and flashier
Lenovo probably isn't the first brand you think of when you're looking for a gaming PC, between its reputation for business PCs and its frequently frugal designs. However, it's definite...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget The new Moto 360 comes in two sizes, ships later this month for $299
Samsung and LG might have been first to market with Android Wear smartwatches, but the Moto 360 was the first that really got people excited. Now, after innumerable leaks, Motorola's finally read...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Lenovo's Yoga Tab 3 Pro can project a 70-inch image on your wall
Lenovo is doubling down on pico-projector equipped tablets with the new Yoga Tab 3 Pro, which can spit out a 70-inch image. That's a pretty decent step up from its predecessor's 50-inch proj...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Lenovo's Phab Plus is a phablet because of course it is
"Phablet" may be a horrible word, but it was a pretty accurate descriptor when Samsung launched its then-massive Galaxy Note way back in 2011. Since then, it's become difficult to find ...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Moto X Pure Edition review: the third time really is the charm
The Moto X line is a smartphone that's always been dancing around greatness. The first one was a lovely, underpowered experiment in smartphone customization and thoughtfulness. The second added s...
02:51 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Sony made a lamp that doubles as a Bluetooth speaker
Today wasn't only about smartphones and headphones for Sony. At its IFA 2015 press conference, the company also teased a lamp that doubles as a speaker -- like the TV remote it revealed recently ...
02:26 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Sony Pictures softened 'Concussion' to appease the NFL
Looks like it isn't just its own Players Association that the National Football League can push around with impunity. Internal Sony emails recently brought to light by the company's massive ...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget New Google Docs, Sheets and Slides features make schoolwork less miserable
Google is holding a "back-to-school" event today at its San Francisco office to introduce a set of new Google Docs tools specifically built with the classroom in mind -- though all Docs user...
01:37 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Android's Google Now redesign helps make sense of your info
Google didn't just unveil a redesigned logo -- it also gave Android's Google Now a welcome refresh. Grab the updated Google app for Android and you'll see that the once colorful info c...
01:26 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Canyon's Smart Bike Computer puts Android Wear on your handlebars
When you're cycling up a steep incline, hunched over the handlebars and desperately willing your legs to keep going, you don't want to be messing around with your phone or a second-rate cycl...
12:59 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Autonomous golf carts drive tourists around in Singapore
MIT and the National Research Foundation of Singapore recently tested an autonomous vehicle they developed together. No, it's not a car or a truck -- it's a golf cart. The researchers create...
12:41 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Comcast is charging its trial users extra to avoid data caps
If you're participating in Comcast's capped broadband trials, you'll soon get a way to avoid usage limits, according to document spotted by DSL Reports. If you guessed "pay more mo...
12:19 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget CBS will stream some NFL regular season and playoff games
In addition to streaming the Super Bowl in February, CBS will stream both regular season and playoff action from the NFL. What's more, access is free so you won't be required to input cable ...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Dear Veronica: Meditation for the masses
Judging from the number of questions I've received on the topic, you guys are curious about ways to disconnect a little bit. Whether that means deleting social media from your devices on the week...
11:36 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Grab Tom Clancy's best games for a $10 donation to charity
Tom Clancy is gone, but Ubisoft definitely hasn't forgotten the military-centric author or his legacy of branded video games. Neither have the folks at Humble Bundle for that matter. Pledging at ...
11:13 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Hulu without the ads is here, for $4 more per month
Just as rumored, Hulu has finally decided to offer a version of its subscription without the ad breaks. Ad-free Hulu will cost $12 per month, as opposed to the regular $8 subscription (or the shows it...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Mac keychain flaw can send your passwords to hackers via text
Antoine Vincent Jebara and Raja Rahbani have discovered a Mac Keychain vulnerability that hackers can easily exploit to steal passwords, certificates, etc. with very little user interaction needed. Th...
10:45 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Sony makes a pun out of some pretty Hi-Res Audio headphones
It seems like with every new phone, Sony has a new accessory to plug. Presenting the pun-ful "H.ear On" headphones. They're over-ear cans that are supposedly at their best when playing ...
10:45 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Sony's Xperia Z5 family includes the world's first 4K smartphone
To say that Sony's mobile division has had a tough time lately would be an understatement. As the company puts out half-hearted efforts like the Z3 and Z3+, sales have been dropping steadily. We&...
10:21 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Tranquil snowboarding game 'Alto's Adventure' is coming to Android
There are basically no downsides to using Android anymore, but one of the few remaining bummers is that most great mobile games hit the iPhone first. That was the case with the wonderfully tranquil an...
10:15 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget The BBC is making a feature film starring British YouTubers
What's the best way for a broadcaster like the BBC to stay "down with the kids?" By hiring some incredibly popular YouTube vloggers, apparently. After recruiting a slew of internet pers...
10:15 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Live from Sony's 2015 event at IFA!
Sony's press events at IFA are the very model of efficiency, with nearly every division of the company announcing some new product in just under an hour. The highlight of the show is likely to be...
10:15 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Live from Sony's 2015 IFA press event!
Sony's press events at IFA are the very model of efficiency, with nearly every division of the company announcing some new product in just under an hour. The highlight of the show is likely to be...
10:03 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Hollywood studios begin suing Popcorn Time users
Popcorn Time may have won an army of fans with its "Netflix for Torrenting" service, but its rapid rise in popularity has also caught the attention of Hollywood and its legal teams. The Wall...
09:45 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Here's how to watch Sony's IFA 2015 press event
Sony is taking over IFA 2015 for the next hour or so. Based on recent leaks and rumors, the Japanese company is expected to announce a new smartphone -- but it could more than one. Aside from that, So...
09:24 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Stephen Colbert is the latest celebrity to guide you on Waze
Stephen Colbert is going from talking about tech to getting involved with it. He's joining the ranks of comedian Kevin Hart and former Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger as a celebrity voice for Wa...
09:02 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Mate S is Huawei's answer to the iPhone 6 Plus
Today at its IFA 2015 press event, Huawei unveiled the Mate S, a follow-up to last year's fingerprint sensor-enabled Ascend Mate 7. The device, which has now shrunk in size from 6-inches to a mor...
09:02 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget The Mate S is Huawei's answer to the iPhone 6 Plus
Today at its IFA 2015 press event, Huawei unveiled the Mate S, a follow-up to last year's fingerprint sensor-enabled Ascend Mate 7. The device, which has now shrunk in size from six inches to a m...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget ICYMI: A super selfie, 'GTA' wildlife doc and more
Today on In Case You Missed It: Australia's tourism board is winning the selfie game by offering a selfie that merges tourist's own selfies with the same scene, expanded, taken with a second...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Live from Sony's 2015 event at IFA!
Sony's press events at IFA are the very model of efficiency, with nearly every division of the company announcing some new product in just under an hour. The highlight of the show is likely to be...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Huawei's Watch will land on American wrists starting September 17
Huawei's upmarket take on an Android Wear watch has been a long time coming; we first saw it back in Barcelona at MWC shortly before the Chinese company stopped talking about it completely. Well,...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Huawei's Watch will land on American wrists starting September 17th
Huawei's upmarket take on an Android Wear watch has been a long time coming; we first saw it back in Barcelona at MWC shortly before the Chinese company stopped talking about it completely. Well,...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Huawei Watch will reach American wrists starting September 17th
Huawei's upmarket take on an Android Wear watch has been a long time coming; we first saw it back in Barcelona at MWC shortly before the Chinese company stopped talking about it completely. Well,...
08:45 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Citizen Mars, Episode 1: Meet the people fighting to colonise the Red Planet
Sending a rover to Mars was hard, but putting humans on the surface of our nearest neighbour? Until now that's been in the realm of science fiction. But for the Mars One Foundation, it's mor...
08:30 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Moto X Play review: an unexciting phone with a huge battery
The Moto X Play occupies a strange space in the company's 2015 lineup. It's an affordable, mid-range handset that does a decent job of keeping pace with the flagships. But at &pound;249 ...
08:25 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget WHSmith mistakenly emails customer details to other customers
IT gaffes don't come much bigger than this. UK newsagent WHSmith has accidentally leaked a wealth of customer information by mass-emailing details that were submitted through a "contact us&q...
08:05 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget ASUS' ZenWatch 2 is dirt cheap and arrives next month
It's been a few months now since we first clapped eyes on the ASUS ZenWatch 2, the company's second stab at an Android Wear timepiece. Today, we've got a smattering of new details to go...
08:00 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Here's how to watch Huawei's IFA 2015 press event
Not everyone has the luxury of jetting off to Berlin, Germany to see the latest whizzbang gadgets to hail from IFA. But the next best to actually being there is watching a livestream from the comfort ...
07:54 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget ASUS unveils the Intel-powered, Windows 10 VivoStick
Intel generated a storm of interest when it launched the HDMI-based Compute Stick, but is anybody willing to buy a tiny, under-powered PC? Who knows, but ASUS has just launched its own model that trum...
07:53 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget The latest ROG laptop comes with a giant water cooler
ASUS is one a rare few companies that's both a mainstream PC manufacturer and a respected name among the gaming community. Its ROG (Republic Of Gamers) line is a favorite, with giant laptops like...
07:22 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget ASUS' spikey router promises the 'world's fastest WiFi'
If you wanted an insane looking router with an almost as-insane boast, then say hello to ASUS' new router. Touting it as the best for gaming, 4K streaming and smart home networking, the RT-AC5300...
07:00 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Watch a wild light show controlled by textile punch cards
German artists from Lab Binar have created an elaborate light show exhibition set in an abandoned textile factory. It's aimed at showing the "schizophrenia" of the textile industry -- t...
06:30 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Here's how to watch ASUS' IFA 2015 press event!
It's nearly ASUS' turn to take to the stage at this year's IFA conference, and so we invite you to join us here in Berlin, albeit virtually. The company's teased a couple of announ...
06:30 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Here's how to watch ASUS' IFA 2015 press event
It's nearly ASUS' turn to take to the stage at this year's IFA conference, and so we invite you to join us here in Berlin, albeit virtually. The company's teased a couple of announ...
06:07 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Acer has a gnarly gaming phone with a deca-core processor
Acer's at IFA in force this year, showing off a wide array of gaming PCs, laptops, tablets, and now, a phone. The Predator 6 looks a lot like the company's new gaming tablet, with some super...
06:00 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Acer adds two laptops and a tablet to its Predator gaming line
Acer revealed an aggressive new design for its duo of Predator gaming desktops earlier this month, but at IFA today, the company's focusing on powerful portability. Acer's been pretty open a...
06:00 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Acer's Nitro notebooks put gaming power into a regular case
Acer has revealed its latest Aspire V Nitro notebooks that are aimed at gamers without looking like gaming laptops. Dressed in basic-black, tapered cases, the 15- and 17-inch models still bring the la...
06:00 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Acer's latest Chromebook gets a flip-around screen
Acer has announced the Chromebook R11, the company's first Chrome OS-running device that comes with a 360-degree rotating hinge, as made famous by Lenovo's Yoga. Your eyes will be staring in...
06:00 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Acer's all-in-one has Intel's latest chips and depth camera
Laptops are the biggest winners with Intel's less power-hungry Skylake chips, but desktop computers do get some perks. Acer has just launched the U5-710, a new all-in-one (AIO), that uses the new...
06:00 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Acer's Revo Build is the Project Ara of PCs
Acer has announced the Revo Build M1-601, a super-small Windows 10 unit that can be expanded and customized with a series of stackable blocks. So, in the base unit you'll find a super small form ...
05:16 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Intel's Core M processors are being tested in phones
Intel's fresh-faced sixth-generation processors improve on pretty much all the important fronts: more power efficiency, more graphical oomph and that's especially true for its important Core...
04:30 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Watch Acer unveil new stuff at its IFA press event
You may have already noticed, but Team Engadget is on the ground in Berlin covering IFA, Europe's biggest and busiest consumer tech show. As it happens, we won't be liveblogging Acer's ...
03:01 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Barclays helps put contactless payments in a 150 jacket
Want a stylish way to make contactless payments in the UK, but can't afford an Apple Watch? Scottish knitwear brand Lyle &amp; Scott has developed a jacket with Barclays' bPay technology...
03:00 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget The Miix 700 is Lenovo's Surface killer
Lenovo has arguably done more than any other PC maker to blur the line between tablets and laptops -- but its new Ideapad Miix 700 convertible tablet is clearly aimed at one particular competitor: Mic...
03:00 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Toshiba unveils a 12-inch convertible laptop with a 4K display
Toshiba may have been, er, less than original when it unveiled its Yoga-like Satellite Radius series, but the latest model in its laptop-slash-tablet line does quite a lot to stand on its own merits. ...
03:00 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Lenovo's new PCs include a $189 Windows laptop
Today marks the start of IFA, Europe's largest consumer tech show, and Lenovo is kicking things off with a slew of product announcements. In addition to some new ThinkPad Yogas, the company just ...
03:00 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Lenovo's new ThinkPad Yogas are thinner, lighter and... silverier
The black, boxy ThinkPad design is so iconic, so predictable, that even a simple color change is enough to make us do a double-take. That was our first reaction to Lenovo's new ThinkPad 260 and 4...
03:00 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Lenovo's AIO 700 is a beast of an all-in-one PC
Even if you're a geek who's steadfastly refused to consider all-in-one computers, Lenovo's new Ideacentre AIO 700 might be worth a look. It sports a 24-inch or 27-inch display in up to ...
02:00 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget Polaroid's latest instamatic doesn't use ink to print photos
Cubes, unwieldy squares, bulky cameras of yore. Regardless of form factor, when the Polaroid name is on a camera it means you're getting instant photos. With the company's latest shooter, th...
12:01 am -04 - Wed, September 2, 2015
Engadget MSI dresses up its gaming lineup with Skylake
With Intel's new Skylake processor inbound, it was only natural that gaming notebook manufacturers would jump on board to offer this latest boost to their machines. MSI is no exception, kitting o...
09:41 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Easily plug your last tweet into Yahoo email signatures
Yahoo has unveiled a new feature for its email app that allows users to include their most recent tweet as part of their outgoing signature. To enable it, go to Settings -&gt; Accounts -&gt; P...
09:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Intel's 'Skylake' CPU family includes an unlocked laptop chip
To say that Intel has been dragging out the launch of its Skylake-based processors would be an understatement when it didn't even reveal full details after it started shipping the first CPUs. Mos...
08:24 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Tesla has a new $29,000 battery upgrade for its old Roadsters
In August 2014, Tesla CEO Elon Musk talked about "a fairly exciting upgrade" (i.e., an improved battery pack) to the company's first car, the Lotus-based Roadster. Today, we can finally...
07:56 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Cortana for Windows 10 arrives in four more countries
Microsoft's making good on its promise to release Cortana for PC in more locations after a limited launch. Now, the voice assistant is available as an optional download in Nihongo for Japan, as w...
07:19 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget White House wants you to have online chats with the government
It's getting easier to talk to the government online, but you're frequently limited to one-way communication. Wouldn't it be nice if you could chat with officials as easily as you do y...
06:52 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Google to start downranking sites with huge app install ads
If you've ever tapped on a search result on your phone only to see a giant ad imploring you to install the site's app, you know how annoying that can be. Google realizes that too, thanks to ...
06:29 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget PlayStation 4 jumps on the YouTube Gaming bandwagon
Believe it or not, the PlayStation 4 is almost two years old already. I know, i'm surprised too. To celebrate, Sony is rolling out its dashboard preview program... and from the looks of it, firmw...
05:45 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget California Uber drivers can join in class-action lawsuit
Uber drivers are not employees of the ride hailing company. Instead they are contractors responsible for their own gas, vehicle upkeep and if anything happens to the driver or car while they are searc...
04:49 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget That decked-out first-run Tesla Model X will cost you $140K
Tesla revealed its pricing scheme for its upcoming Model X electric SUV on Tuesday when it sent out online configurators to prospective buyers. The limited edition first-run, dubbed the Signature Seri...
04:26 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Google, Microsoft and Netflix team up on free video formats
It's no secret that many tech companies hate video formats that are closed, cost money or both -- enough so that they'll drop popular standards and develop their own codecs. There hasn'...
03:41 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Sony's aqua blue PS Vita hits GameStop November 2nd
In Japan, Sony's PlayStation Vita console has come in a host of colors for years now, but other countries haven't been so lucky. For the most part, US buyers have been limited to only black ...
03:19 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget What Sony, Samsung and others have on tap for IFA 2015
We're back in Berlin for IFA, one of the largest consumer electronics trade shows in Europe. As usual, we're here to witness what companies like Microsoft, Sony, Samsung and others have plan...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget 'Disney Infinity' finally feels like a complete game
Nothing relies on the power of Disney's brand quite like Disney Infinity. It's the licensed game to end all licensed games, a toys-to-life platformer with all the star power of Spider-Man, F...
02:36 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget The awful LinkedIn inbox is now a modern messaging service
LinkedIn is undoubtably a valuable, even essential, service these days, but that doesn't meant the site is all that easy to use. If you've ever shaken your head in frustration at the mess th...
01:46 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Bluetooth alternative sends signals through the human body
A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego announced Tuesday that they had developed a proof-of-concept wireless transmission system that is both more efficient and more secure...
01:22 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget 'Star Wars Battlefront' multiplayer test starts in early October
You won't have to wait until November to find out whether Star Wars Battlefront's large-scale online conflicts are all they're cracked up to be. EA and DICE have announced that Battlef...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Instagram adds more Direct messaging features
A couple of years ago, Instagram launched Instagram Direct, a built-in messaging system that lets users share photos or videos with each other -- either one-on-one or in groups of up to 15 people. Now...
12:46 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget LG will upgrade your old webOS TV with some fresh features
If you're still rocking a first-generation webOS TV and regret that you didn't hold out for a webOS 2.0 set, don't worry -- you'll soon catch up in some respects. LG is promising a...
12:31 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Best gear for your next road trip
This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.A road trip can be a memorable adventure, but all adventures require a li...
12:14 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Meerkat want you to share polls and pictures in your stream
The Meerkat team isn't done envisioning features that might give its live streaming app an edge over Twitter's Periscope -- not by a long shot. It's rolling out updates for Android and...
12:14 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Meerkat wants you to share polls and pictures in your stream
The Meerkat team isn't done envisioning features that might give its live streaming app an edge over Twitter's Periscope -- not by a long shot. It's rolling out updates for Android and ...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Citizen Mars: five ordinary people, one extraordinary mission
More than two years ago, Mars One began its search to find those it will send on a one-way trip to the Red Planet. In the time since, plenty of questions have been asked about the organization and its...
11:54 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget This is Google's new logo
Google has a new logo. One month after the company announced a huge restructuring effort that will split the search and internet giant into several different organizations, the new Google is showing o...
11:44 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Protein prevents your ice cream from melting quickly
In the future, you might not have to rush to eat your ice cream cone on a hot summer's day. Scottish researchers have discovered a naturally occurring protein that binds the air, fat and water i...
11:13 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Virgin Media's next superfast city is Nottingham
Earlier this year, Virgin Media pledged to rapidly expand its cable broadband across the UK. Dubbed "Project Lightning," its aim is to offer speedy 152Mbps internet to an extra 4 million hom...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Engadget giveaway: win a Neo smartpen N2 and notebook pack!
Ever wish you could transport those pen doodles and hand written notes to the digital world? The Neo smartpen N2 lets users write on paper with ink while the same data is sent via Bluetooth to the Neo...
10:39 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget CyanogenMod gets Android 5.1 and Stagefright security fixes
If you've been sitting on pins and needles waiting for the community-focused CyanogenMod firmware to both make the leap to Android 5.1 and fix that nasty Stagefright MMS exploit, you can relax. H...
10:18 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Line's Android launcher swaps widgets for wabbits
For a while, it felt like Whatsapp and Line were bitter rivals in the mobile messaging war. The former had the user base (and later Facebook's clout), but Line offered a family of apps and featur...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Nextbit reveals Robin, a smartphone that's nestled in the cloud
"Nothing excited me in mobile in the past few years," Tom Moss says, leaning back in an office chair. Far as he's concerned, smartphone makers -- especially those working with Android &...
09:43 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Oculus owners can explore a musician's mind with GE's 'Neuro VR'
When we first took a look at GE's Neuro VR project -- which sends you on a journey into a musician's mind -- it wasn't available to the public. Now, all Oculus owners can enjoy the exp...
09:22 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Amazon beats Netflix to offline movie and TV show streaming
For years, Netflix subscribers have asked for the ability to download movies and TV shows offline. The company is yet to introduce such a feature -- so Amazon has taken the initiative and added exactl...
09:01 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Adonit introduces Bluetooth-free touchscreen stylus
The stylus available for tablets and smartphones usually fall into two camps. The more precise pens with Bluetooth connectivity that only work with certain apps or the rubber-tipped pens that work wit...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget ICYMI: X-ray pill, space-controlled earth rover and more
Today on In Case You Missed It: A new X-ray pill to check for colon cancer is about to enter human trials in the EU and colons everywhere are probably grateful. The European Space Agency is going to c...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget The 'Nuyu' wants to be your digital workout buddy
Health o Meter announced on Tuesday the launch of its new Nuyu line of health tracking devices and an associated mobile app. The system relies equally on the Nuyu Activity Monitor, which tracks steps,...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Nest Thermostat gets a larger display that's easier to read
After updating its smoke detector and camera, Nest has finally decided to update the device that made the company famous; its Thermostat. The new smart controller has a slightly thinner profile, large...
08:39 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Land Rover's 'Transparent Trailer' makes your horse box invisible
Land Rover doesn't see why towing a caravan or horse box should get in the way of rear visibility. The luxury SUV-maker has created a concept system that shows drivers what's behind them as ...
08:24 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Steam's selling all four 'Mad Max' films along with the game
Steam has revealed that along with the new Mad Max game you'll be able to buy all four films, from the 1979 Mel Gibson original to this year's Fury Road. Valve does very little promotion for...
07:51 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Nintendo opens digital download store on Amazon
US Amazon users can now buy Nintendo titles like Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U through a digital download space on Amazon. According to the page, you can purchase one of the 61 titles listed, in...
07:30 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Lizard Squad takes revenge on UK police with DDoS attack
Lizard Squad has claimed responsibility for a temporary takedown of the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) website, almost certainly in response to a series of arrests targeting customers of the ha...
06:58 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Samsung's creating its own curated news app for Galaxy devices
Apple isn't the only one developing an exclusive news service for its mobile customers. Samsung has announced a partnership with Axel Springer, a publisher of European newspapers including Die We...
06:00 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget PayPal makes it even easier to call in your debts
While PayPal has made its name (and serious money) helping people pay for their online and in-store purchases, sending cash to friends or family takes a little bit longer than it needs to. That's...
04:59 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Apple reportedly bid for Clarkson and 'Top Gear' co-stars
It was quite a surprise when Amazon announced it had snapped up the Top Gear trio for a new show on Prime Instant Video. Many thought Netflix or Sky would win out, but now it's emerged that anoth...
03:38 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Latest look at 'Halo 5' is entirely devoid of Master Chief
If you were hoping to see more of Spartan 117 ahead of Halo 5: Guardians release this October, today isn't your day. Sure, there's a new trailer embedded below, but it isn't gameplay. N...
03:01 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget You can now spend up to 30 on contactless cards
More than ever before, the UK is embracing cashless payment methods such as debit and credit cards, phones and online banking. Some of that boom can be attributed to contactless payments, a technology...
03:01 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget You can now spend up to 30 on contactless cards in the UK
More than ever before, the UK is embracing cashless payment methods such as debit and credit cards, phones and online banking. Some of that boom can be attributed to contactless payments, a technology...
01:48 am -04 - Tue, September 1, 2015
Engadget Another Silk Road spy pleaded guilty to laundering bitcoins
$820,000. That's how much former Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges pilfered in bitcoin during his time investigating the online black market, Silk Road. Bridges pleaded guilty to money launderin...
11:51 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget State Dept. releases more Hillary Clinton emails, around 150 classified
As the saga over Hillary Clinton's emails from her time as Secretary of State continues, the State Department tonight released the largest bundle of recovered messages yet. Amounting to some 7,00...
11:09 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Google's custom self-driving car comes to Austin
Google's cute, koala-faced self-driving car is no longer limited to roaming around Californian streets. The company is bringing "a few" of the prototype autonomous vehicles to Austin, T...
10:27 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Old Atari games had graphics glitches because of CPU bottlenecks
Now that we know how the graphics worked on the Nintendo Entertainment System and Commodore 64, The iBookGuy wants to tell us all about how the Apple II and Atari 2600 got their groove on. In the late...
09:49 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget There goes the neighborhood: 'Black Ops 3' brings back Nuk3town
Activision announced on Monday that Nuk3town, the single most popular map in the Call of Duty franchise's entire history, will be available on CoD: Black Ops 3. Anybody that pre-orders BO3 for th...
09:20 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Sale of buried Atari cartridges nets over $107,000
The never-ending saga of the Atari 2600 E.T. cartridges that were famously buried (and later unearthed) in Alamogordo, New Mexico continues to benefit the small town. Last November, a selection of gam...
08:39 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget What's on your HDTV: 'Mad Max', college football, 'Mr. Robot' finale
After delaying its finale a week, Mr. Robot wraps up its run this week on USA. Of course, you'll probably want to check out Max Max: Fury Road on Blu-ray first, or the accompanying videogame on s...
08:23 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget GoPro wants you to make short videos on your action camera
So you want to put your latest action camera footage on Instagram or Vine, but you'd rather not transfer the entire video to your computer or phone just to produce a seconds-long highlight. What...
07:49 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Apple is reportedly planning to make its own original video content
Rumors suggest that Apple is finally ready to introduce new Apple TV hardware next week, but that's not the only part of its new video strategy. According to Variety, Apple is preparing to launch...
07:06 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Malware swipes 225,000 Apple accounts through jailbroken iPhones
Jailbreaking an iPhone gives you the freedom to run the apps and interfaces you want (rather than those allowed by Apple), but it also carries some inherent risks -- you're giving apps much more ...
06:41 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Nintendo's smaller New 3DS comes to the US on September 25th
When Nintendo decided to release only the New 3DS XL in the US this winter rather than its smaller New 3DS sibling, it left many scratching their heads. Why would Nintendo deprive American gamers of ...
06:07 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget New 'Feminist Frequency' video examines 'women as reward'
In 2012, Anita Sarkeesian asked for $6,000 on Kickstarter to create a YouTube series dissecting the way video games commonly portray women, to be housed under her Feminist Frequency brand. Sarkeesian&...
05:42 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Mini review video: our verdict of Samsung's GS6 Edge in under a minute
They say bigger is better, but that doesn't appear to be true when it comes to smartphones -- especially curved-screen ones. As much as we loved Samsung's 5.1-inch Galaxy S6 Edge, we found t...
05:21 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Australia gives tourists a reason to put the selfie stick away
If a virtual reality gaming center, trees with email addresses and the opportunity to cuddle a koala weren't enough to tempt you into taking a trip down under, perhaps an opportunity to participa...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Samsung's Gear S2 is a classy Tizen watch with a rotating bezel
Remember that time Samsung teased a new smartwatch after unveiling some phones we knew were coming? You should! This was seriously only two weeks ago, guys. Anyway, Samsung is finally talking specific...
04:35 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget World's most advanced digital camera will power a space telescope
If you think the 50-megapixel sensor in your new DSLR is hot stuff, you haven't seen anything yet. The Department of Energy has given the all-clear to build the Large Synoptic Survey Telecscope&...
04:14 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Google is working to make 4K video less of a data hog
Ultra HD 4K video is still in its infancy, but there's no doubt the format will become increasingly popular in the next year or two. Huge players like YouTube and Netflix already support it, but ...
03:53 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Check out some gameplay from Destiny's 'The Taken King' expansion
The Taken King is a massive expansion due to hit Destiny on September 15th, bringing new strike missions, three new subclasses (including skill trees), exclusive gear and more goodies. The expansion&#...
03:32 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Algorithm turns any picture into the work of a famous artist
A group of German researchers have created an algorithm that basically amounts to the most amazing Instagram filter ever conceived: a convolutional neural network that can convert any photograph into ...
03:11 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Cisco is optimizing networks for Apple devices
Apple isn't content to expand its foothold in the workplace solely through major app deals and developer initiatives -- it wants corporate networks to be Apple-friendly as well. The Cupertino cr...
02:50 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Colombia is conducting widescale illegal surveillance
Want to know why it's important to have checks on mass surveillance programs? Colombia should serve as a good example. Privacy International reports that the country not only collects bulk intern...
02:28 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget iHeartRadio hits Windows 10 with Cortana support
Beating Pandora to the punch, iHeartRadio has just launched a Windows 10 app that takes full advantage of Microsoft's Cortana virtual assistant. So, in addition to streaming music and radio stati...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget The q-Jays earbuds are reborn, but are they worth $320?
When spending big on audiophile headphones, folks may look at over-ear models like Masters &amp; Dynamic's MH40 or open cans from the likes of Ultrasone. But earbuds? I doubt those are toppin...
01:34 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Bing wants to help you win a fantasy football championship this season
Our own Aaron Souppouris put Cortana to work betting on English Premier League matches last season, and now Bing wants to offer more help with NFL action. Microsoft's search software has been mak...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Back to School Guide 2015: Picks for the deep-pocketed
It's that dreaded time of year when lazy summer days with their open invitation to sandals, surf and shirtlessness begin to give way to the crispness of fall, hoodies and the back-to-school doldr...
12:46 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget 'Uncharted 4: A Thief's End' hits PS4 on March 18th
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, the final game in Naughty Dog's Indiana Jones-style adventure series, will hit PlayStation 4 on March 18th, 2016. We got a taste of the game right after E3 2015 w...
12:16 pm -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Google Life Sciences is working on another diabetes-monitoring project
A few weeks ago, Google's Life Sciences division (which falls under Alphabet) announced plans to work with Dexcom on a miniature glucose tracker. The division that handles Mountain View's he...
11:49 am -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Android Wear now works with iPhones
The rumors are true: Google has officially announced that Android Wear is coming to the iPhone. But there are a few caveats. For one thing, only the latest iPhones -- those that are running iOS 8.2 an...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget LG sensor adds smarts to your 'dumb' home appliances
Sure, it's easy to find connected home appliances, but what if you want to add a dash of intelligence to many of your existing appliances (not just one or two)? LG might come to your rescue befo...
11:10 am -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Motorola's new Moto 360 Sport model breaks cover
We've already seen the upcoming Moto 360 sequel(s) quite a bit, but now another model has surfaced. Thanks to @upleaks, there's the news that the next line of Motorola smartwatches will also...
10:50 am -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Ashley Madison insists that real women use its affair service
That Gizmodo investigation of leaked data suggesting that most of the women on Ashley Madison's affair-seeking service were fake? Completely bogus... if you ask Ashley Madison. It claims that the...
10:30 am -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Xbox One bundle packs 1TB hybrid drive and Elite pad for $499
Microsoft is launching a premium "Elite" controller for the Xbox One next month, so of course it's also readying a new console bundle that includes the pad and a 1TB "Solid State H...
10:10 am -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 uses machine learning to fight malware
The trouble with security software is that it's always racing to catch up with new viruses and malware. They typically check against a database of known issues to protect you, which isn't ve...
09:45 am -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget ISS astronaut will get to drive and 'feel' a rover on Earth
It's going to be a little while before humanity sets foot on Mars, but in the meantime NASA has a bundle of robots exploring the planet for us. The data they're collecting is valuable, but n...
09:25 am -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget T-Mobile will throttle users exploiting tethering workarounds
Under the leadership of its always-entertaining CEO John Legere, T-Mobile has undercut its competitors, rebranded as an "Uncarrier," and generally painted itself as a champion of the peopl...
09:00 am -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Sony is crowdfunding a smart watch with a dumb face
For the better part of a year, Sony has encouraged employees to come forward with their own projects and showcase them via its First Flight crowdfunding platform. Early ideas have included an e-paper ...
07:57 am -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget India accuses Google of gaming search results
In Europe, Google stands accused of favoring its own products and services when providing search results to users. Now, India has joined in, with the country's Competition Commission accusing the...
06:58 am -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Sony spokesman says the Xperia Z5 'Premium' has a 4K screen
Sony's incoming Xperia Z5 flagship will be the first smartphone with a 4K screen, according to a leaked video from Clubic.com. In it, Sony's marketing director says the company will release ...
06:02 am -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget LG dresses its luxury smartwatch in a gold suit
LG's Watch Urbane was a pretty watch, but it was hardly going to impress the super-rich with its sub-$300 price tag. That's why the Korean company has teamed up with Reeds Jewelers to craft ...
04:22 am -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Tesco wants you to buy vinyl records with your milk
Music headlines are often dominated by which albums are (or aren't) on popular streaming services, but an older music format is quietly making a comeback: vinyl. After the British Phonographic In...
04:15 am -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Those Netflix movies you lost just went to Hulu
Hulu is about to get a load of well-known movies like Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation, Interstellar and Wolf of Wall Street. The US company confirmed the rumor that it will now stream content from Ep...
03:00 am -04 - Mon, August 31, 2015
Engadget Google OnHub review: Routers don't have to be so complicated
If you're like me, a cold feeling of dread grips your heart every time your internet goes out. "Is Comcast down," I ask myself, "or is my horrible router misbehaving yet again?&quo...