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11:34 pm -04 - Sat, July 30, 2016
Engadget AMD's sub-$200 gaming video cards launch in early August
AMD said that the Radeon RX 480 would be followed up by lower-cost models this summer, and it's acting on that promise in a timely fashion. Both the RX 470 and RX 460 (not pictured above) are no...
10:05 pm -04 - Sat, July 30, 2016
Engadget Curt Schilling's defunct game studio won't face criminal charges
Curt Schilling's 38 Studios has run into plenty of trouble since declaring bankruptcy in 2012, not the least of which is an SEC lawsuit this year. However, criminal cases won't be contribut...
08:33 pm -04 - Sat, July 30, 2016
Engadget Google brings Maps' multi-stop feature to iOS
Google is rolling out Maps' multi-stop feature to the iOS app, making it easy to plan for road trips or even for a dreary day of running errands. The tech titan introduced the ability to set mult...
06:58 pm -04 - Sat, July 30, 2016
Engadget Kanye West wants Apple and Tidal to stop fighting over exclusives
Kanye West may be best known on Twitter for starting feuds, but now he's trying to end one... and it's even a rivalry he helped create. In a flurry of four tweets, the rapper griped that th...
05:31 pm -04 - Sat, July 30, 2016
Engadget Tesla reportedly eyes brakes in fatal Model S crash
Tesla is considering two possible scenarios that would explain the fatal Model S crash in Florida, and according to Reuters and The New York Times, neither is about Autopilot. During a meeting with th...
04:00 pm -04 - Sat, July 30, 2016
Engadget A digital 'totem' leads the way in one of New York's oldest museums
Museums, for all the wonders they contain, have a reputation for being staid and musty. At their worst they've even been described as mausoleums. That's a problem when it comes to exhibits a...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, July 30, 2016
Engadget The Axon 7 finally fulfills ZTE's 'affordable premium' promise
Over the years, smartphones have either been high end and expensive, or dirt cheap and shoddy. But, two years ago, the industry shifted and midrange phones that had great specs for lower prices starte...
01:59 pm -04 - Sat, July 30, 2016
Engadget Xbox One's Cortana update arrives at last
After months upon months of delays, Cortana is finally ready for your Xbox One. Microsoft has started rolling out its promised summer update with Cortana's smarter, richer voice control as its c...
12:30 pm -04 - Sat, July 30, 2016
Engadget Mini review video: Our quick verdict on the Alcatel Idol 4S
Alcatel isn't a tier-one company. And the Idol 4S, its latest creation, isn't a tier-one phone. So why did we even bother reviewing it, then? It's all about the value -- specifically, w...
11:00 am -04 - Sat, July 30, 2016
Engadget Japan's latest humanoid robot makes its own moves
Japan's National Science Museum is no stranger to eerily human androids: It employs two in its exhibition hall already. But for a week, they're getting a new colleague. Called "Alter,&q...
10:00 am -04 - Sat, July 30, 2016
Engadget Recommended Reading: Nintendo's NX sounds weird and that's okay
NX is different,and different isNintendo's best optionOli Welsh,EurogamerBased on the rumors so far, Nintendo's upcoming NX handheld console will be... unique. This piece from Eurogamer, a s...
09:00 am -04 - Sat, July 30, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: Eye exams go DIY and smartfeeding your pets
Today on In Case You Missed It: A new device can calculate people's eyeglass prescriptions without needing to see an optometrist, though whether that's actually responsible or not is up to y...
02:05 am -04 - Sat, July 30, 2016
Engadget Mercedes pulls confusing autonomous car ad
Mercedes has pulled its 2017 E-class sedan ad after critics pointed out that it could mislead people into thinking it's an autonomous vehicle. In the commercial, you'll see the E-class sedan...
11:58 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Chernobyl site could be rebuilt as a massive solar farm
A new proposal from the Ukrainian government hopes to turn part of the wasteland around the world's largest nuclear disaster into a 60 square km solar and renewable energy park. As the Guardian r...
11:41 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget 'Uncharted' movie discovers another writer for its script
The Uncharted movie has been in development hell since, oh... forever. There's a new glimmer of hope, though: Sony has asked filmmaker Joe Carnahan to write the latest script, according to Variet...
10:43 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Host other people's Twitch streams from your mobile device
The line between using Twitch on mobile and desktop is getting even more blurry. The live-streaming juggernaut recently announced that now, you can host another channel's broadcast from the mobil...
10:13 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget NASA orders a second ISS crew delivery from SpaceX
It's been awhile since NASA has sent an astronaut to the stars from domestic soil, but it could be come commonplace soon enough. Today, the space agency announced that it ordered a second ISS cre...
09:24 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget AT&T is raising data caps to 1TB for U-verse subscribers only
Folks who have signed up for AT&amp;T's U-verse service, your data ship has come in: The telecom is increasing your data cap to 1TB per month and providing unlimited home internet data at no ...
08:49 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget 'Disney Infinity' goes offline in March 2017
Disney Infinity is done and it's nearly time for Avalanche Software to pull the plug. The game will wind down in stages, starting today with the discontinuation of in-game purchases in the PC, iO...
08:09 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget SwiftKey leaked user email addresses as text predictions
Autocorrect mistakes are supposed to be funny, but a new SwiftKey glitch turned out to be sort of alarming. For the last week, some SwiftKey users have been offered predictive text for slang they'...
06:49 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Google is turning on HSTS encryption across the web
Google has taken additional measures to strengthen its data encryption by implementing HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS)....
06:49 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Google is turning on HSTS encryption on its domain
Google has taken additional measures to strengthen its data encryption by implementing HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS)....
06:11 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Instagram is letting users filter words out of post comments
Twitter and Facebook have taken online harassment more seriously in 2016, though their approach is still light-handed, with the former taking years to finally ban one of its worst pitchfork-marshaling...
05:05 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Clinton's campaign was also hacked in breach of Democratic Party
The most recent cyberattacks against the Democratic Party, revealed today, also included attacks on Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, Reuters reports. It's unclear if any data was act...
04:58 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Orion spacecraft may fall behind schedule, go over budget
Going to space is expensive. Really expensive -- which is why every now and then, Congress has the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) perform a non-partisan, independent review of NASA projects...
04:33 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Blizzard's next 'Heartstone' adventure is a magical disco party
Even though Blizzard's light-hearted digital card game, Hearthstone, just got a new expansion back in April, rumors of new content just around the corner have been proven true. At an event in Sha...
04:33 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Blizzard's next 'Hearthstone' adventure is a magical disco party
Even though Blizzard's light-hearted digital card game, Hearthstone, just got a new expansion back in April, rumors of new content just around the corner have been proven true. At an event in Sha...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget SMS two-factor authentication isn't being banned
Another week gone by, and the place is in cybersecurity shambles again. A years-old hacking issue, unencrypted wireless keyboards, being featured in an upcoming Defcon talk mystifyingly became a hot n...
03:34 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Technicolor is building VR and AR projects for companies
For several years Technicolor has been providing video content for Hollywood movie studios. Now, it'll be working on virtual reality and augmented reality projects as well. The company is opening...
03:09 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget A day with BlackBerry's all-touch DTEK50 smartphone
BlackBerry pulled back the curtain on its new DTEK50 smartphone a few days ago, and soon after gave hungry journalists units to play with. I'm still working on my full review of BlackBerry's...
02:42 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Sony sued for not preventing piracy of movie leaked in 2014 hack
The fall 2014 Sony megahack leaked a massive amount of internal documents and content, resulting in plenty of fallout. Even two years later, they company is still not off the hook. The film To Write L...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget The Public Access Weekly: Mistaken for strangers
Although I'm still two full seasons behind on Game of Thrones (and Orange is the New Black), I just got entirely distracted by Netflix's Stranger Things. Which is what I will be binge-watchi...
02:15 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget PSA: Download Windows 10 by 6AM ET or pay full price
This is it, everybody: Last call for a free Windows 10 upgrade. Starting tomorrow, Microsoft will stop pestering you to claim your free Windows upgrade and start charging you for it. If you think you ...
01:52 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Four people in Florida likely contracted Zika from US mosquitoes
Florida health officials warn there's a high likelihood that four cases of Zika in the state were transmitted by local mosquitoes carrying the disease, a first in the continental United States. T...
01:25 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Evernote's CEO on 'unlocking the potential of every idea'
Evernote carved out a name for itself in the startup world with its relentless focus on productivity, synchronization and mobility (it debuted on the iPhone with the App Store's launch in 2008). ...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Broods used the Microsoft Band to create music-video magic
Microsoft is no stranger to collaborating with musicians to show off creative uses for its technology. With the Music x Technology project, the company has worked with acts like Big Grams, Neon Indian...
12:31 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Democrats at the DNC were divided on last week's email hack
On Wednesday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stared directly into a camera during a press briefing and said: "Russia, if you're listening, I hope you're able to find the...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Wearable tech will be everywhere at this year's Olympics
It's almost time. The 2016 summer Olympics are less than a week away, with the opening ceremony scheduled for August 5th. This year's event, which runs through August 21nd, takes place in Ri...
11:30 am -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget The best multiroom wireless speaker system
By Chris HeinonenThis post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.We've spent hundreds of hours over several months u...
11:00 am -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Inside the Gigafactory: Tesla's most important project
A group of journalists sit in cars and a shuttle as a guard checks to make sure every passenger is on his list. They're the security guards for Tesla's biggest and most important endeavor, t...
10:43 am -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Reuters: FBI is investigating another Democratic Party hack
In addition to the hack of the Democratic National Convention, the FBI is investigating a second breach at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC). Reuters reports that a "previous...
10:25 am -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Play Doom's premium maps for free (if your friends bought them)
Id and Bethesda want to make sure that the action never stops in the new Doom's multiplayer. That's regardless of whether or not you're buying the recently announced premium map pack, &...
09:58 am -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Chinese satellite to test secure quantum communications
China is set to launch a satellite that could form part of an unassailable, worldwide communications network. The 600 kg (1,300 pound) QUESS craft, launching sometime in August, will perform the first...
09:30 am -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: NASA hunts for life hidden in an asteroid
Today on In Case You Missed It: NASA is planning a trip to get a sample of the large asteroid Bennu and see if any organic materials can be found on it. If you remember hypercolor t-shirts, you'l...
09:14 am -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Sony's 'Driveclub VR' is a PlayStation VR launch title
Sony will release a virtual reality version of Driveclub just in time for the launch of its upcoming PlayStation VR platform on October 13th. Driveclub VR will feature "brand new tracks" inc...
08:56 am -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Twitter streams its first eSports tournament this weekend
Twitter is expanding beyond traditional stick-and-ball streams and moving into the lucrative eSports realm this weekend. As part of a partnership with Eleague and Turner Broadcasting, the microbloggin...
08:02 am -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Apple's negotiation tactics might be hurting its TV plans
We're nearly a year into the era of the newest Apple TV, which packs plenty of power, access to apps and a reworked remote with Siri voice control. Despite the new hardware, rumors of a big Apple...
07:28 am -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Steam's latest weekend sale slashes VR game prices
Steam tossed some VR experiences into last month's summer sale, but this time, it's throwing a party exclusively for virtual reality enthusiasts. The gaming platform has just announced a VR ...
06:24 am -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Microsoft is laying off 2,850 more workers
Microsoft is cutting an additional 2,850 jobs on top of 1,850 announced in May 2016, meaning it has laid off over 10 percent of its workforce in the last two years. Most are ex-Nokia employees from it...
05:29 am -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Sony's mobile division (sorta) makes a profit
Sony's most recent financial report is out and, if you squint, things almost look good for its moribund mobile division. Sony Mobile posted a profit of $4 million, which the company attributed to...
04:22 am -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Watch SpaceX test fire one of the Falcon 9 rockets it relanded
SpaceX is getting ready to launch one of the rockets it relanded to prove they're truly reusable. In fact, it just finished test firing one of them at its Texas development facility. The first-st...
03:01 am -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget NASA's new satellite will look for Earth-sized planets nearby
The Kepler mission scopes out stars and galaxies thousands of light-years away to find exoplanets. NASA's upcoming planet hunter, however, will keep an eye on solar systems closer to home. The Tr...
01:26 am -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Ultimaker makes a backpack for its 3D printers
Ultimaker's 3D printers will now ship out with a backpack, so you can take them anywhere you want. Now, we don't know why you'd want to to lug a big device around, but we won't jud...
12:26 am -04 - Fri, July 29, 2016
Engadget Square Enix's first Apple Watch RPG is stylish yet dull
There aren't enough dedicated apps for the Apple Watch, let alone role-playing games from established publishers like Square Enix. The name alone conjures images of classic RPGs: Final Fantasy, C...
11:11 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Kickstarter created over 300,000 jobs, study says
Kickstarter has created 29,600 full-time and 283,000 part-time jobs, as well as 8,800 companies thus far, according to a study by Professor Ethan Mollick from the University of Pennsylvania. Mollick, ...
10:14 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Apple brings on new talent for autonomous car initiative
Apple has brought on the former head of BlackBerry's automotive software division to lead its own self-driving car tech projects....
09:11 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Google announces add-ons for Docs and Sheets' mobile apps
Ever wish you could do even more work on your phone? Then today's your day. Google just announced third-party add-on support for its Docs and Sheets Android app, allowing the mobile version of it...
08:14 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget HTC Vive owners can finally face the void in 'Adr1ft'
It may be a few months late, but the day is finally here: Adr1ft, Adam Orth's VR orbital survival simulator, is now available for the HTC Vive. The Oculus Rift launch exclusive was originally pla...
07:40 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Yahoo researchers built a powerful new online abuse detector
A team of researchers at Yahoo Labs have plumbed the depths of their company's massive comment sections to come up with something that might actually be useful for detecting and eventually curbin...
07:03 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget CBS and Showtime have two million internet-only subscribers
While CBS is busy licensing content to Netflix for display outside of the US and Canada, here its own streaming services are off to a good start. On today's earnings call, execs said CBS All Acce...
06:35 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $80 on a Dell Inspiron 11 laptop
This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read their continuously updated list of deals at TheWirecutter.com.You may have already seen Engadge...
06:10 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Google reports big profits as it continues to invest in mobile
It's been nearly a year since Google underwent a major organization do-over, with a renaming of the overall parent company to Alphabet, while Google itself was now just a sub-firm within. But, as...
05:57 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Control Nest thermostats with your Apple Watch
The whole idea behind Nest's smart thermostats is ease of use. And now in case you'd rather not fish your iPhone out of your pocket (or go on a hunt through the couch cushions for it), the s...
05:03 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Facebook collects your best birthday wishes in new recap videos
Facebook is already the hub for online birthday wishes from people you haven't seen in person since the late 90s, but the site isn't done celebrating your special day once the clock strikes ...
04:38 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Ride-hailing apps like Uber will be legal in China soon
Considering how much business Uber does in China, it's kind of hard to imagine that ride-hailing apps aren't exactly legal in the country. Well, they weren't, but they're about to ...
04:11 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Virgin America's app has Spotify playlists based on your trip
Virgin America revealed a major overhaul to its website back in 2014, and now it finally has an app for Android and iOS. As you might expect, the retooled mobile software has a similar look and feel t...
03:44 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Uber is making it easier for companies to offer free rides
Uber is making it simpler for businesses to offer transportation for their customers by offering UberCENTRAL, a new dashboard that allows businesses to request, manage and pay for Uber rides for their...
03:20 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Official 'Dungeons and Dragons' content now available on Roll20
Roll20's online tabletop gaming system has been a haven for veterans of pen-and-paper RPGs for awhile now, but for fans of the original role-playing adventure game, it just got a lot better. Wiza...
02:57 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget You can drive the Elio in 41 states without a motorcycle license
A year after successfully crowdfunding $25 million to build its 84 mpg closed-cabin tricycle, Elio Motors has done serious legwork to ensure that most folks can drive theirs off the lot without needin...
02:31 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Some wireless keyboards could put your personal info at risk
If you use a lower-tier wireless keyboard, you may be at risk for an attack called KeySniffer that's able to nab a good deal of personal information from you. ...
02:08 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget When will LG's smartphone patience run out?
LG is happy to announce that, thanks to its home appliance and entertainment divisions, it's made a record quarterly profit. But the company is less delighted to concede that its mobile division ...
01:43 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Moderators banned 2,200 accounts during Donald Trump's AMA
Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump participated in a Reddit AMA last night on the pro-Trump forum, /r/The_Donald, allowing a handful of internet denizens to ask him questions about the elect...
01:23 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Fitbit data has been utilized for various clinical trials
Fitness wearable manufacturer Fitbit and Fitabase, a research platform, have announced that their individual tech has been picked up by researchers round the nation to help further medical studies....
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget I've accidentally joined the cult of Pokmon
Pok&eacute;mon passed me by when it arrived in the UK back in 1999, and I've never really been a fan. The way my friends were suddenly gripped by its cult-like lure made it seem like the wors...
12:36 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Stream Lollapalooza performances live from Chicago this weekend
We're rapidly approaching the end of summer and Chicago's annual late July Music festival starts today. Beginning at 7PM ET, Red Bull TV will stream live Lollapalooza performances from the s...
12:12 pm -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Mercedes gives first responders an AR view of its cars
Only advertisers love QR codes, but Mercedes-Benz actually made them useful in the real world. By putting the codes on the B-pillars and gas doors of its vehicles, firefighters can use its Rescue Assi...
11:51 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Spectate in style with VR spectator mode for 'Dota 2'
If you're typically someone who prefers to watch matches of games like Dota 2 unfold from the sidelines, you might consider viewing them in an entirely different way. As part of The International...
11:30 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Mini review: Our quick verdict on the Moto G4 and G4 Plus
Since 2013, the Moto G has been our favorite mid-range smartphone -- or favorite budget phone, even, depending on how you define "budget." Now in its fourth generation, the G series has expa...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget This phone-powered vision test can replace your eye doctor
There are dozens of inexpensive ways to buy glasses online today, but getting a new eyeglass prescription is as old-school as ever: Book an appointment with your eye doctor, spend more time than you e...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Drinkbox's creeptastic 'Severed' arrives on iOS today
The days are basically numbered for Sony's beleaguered portable console, the PS Vita, and they have been for some time. But that hasn't stopped indie developer Drinkbox Studios from supporti...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Amazon Echo now controls your August Smart Lock
Amazon's Echo is about to become much more useful if you've ever worried about leaving the door unlocked. August Home is introducing an Alexa skill that gives you voice control over its Smar...
10:37 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Anyone can now print out all TSA master keys
Shortly after The Washington Post inadvertently published a photo of seven TSA master keys, a group of security experts were able to copy their designs and release their 3D models online. Now, these s...
10:10 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget NASA details preparations for SLS' and Orion's first flight
NASA began preparing for Orion's 2018 maiden flight atop the Space Launch System quite some time ago. Since both Orion and SLS are new technologies, the space agency has been subjecting both to a...
09:51 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Lithium-ion pioneer Sony is selling its battery arm
Sony is planning to sell its battery division to Murata, a Japanese firm that makes a diverse variety of products like wireless components and robots. Sony started the battery business in 1975 and was...
09:30 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: Robot spiders can patch an airship during flight
Today on In Case You Missed It: Lockheed Martin is unveiling a new hybrid airship in a couple years (a la Hindenburg) but is first addressing any potential tears in the hull by creating magnetic robot...
09:10 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Facebook will refund app and game purchases made by minors
Parents, take note: if your child bought in-app or in-game purchases on Facebook without your knowledge or consent, you can get your money back. A California court has ruled in favor of the plaintiffs...
08:50 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Twitter's Snapchat-like stickers are now available to all
After announcing its intentions late last month, Twitter has finally jumped on the sticker bandwagon. The company announced it has completed the rollout of its "visual spin on hashtags," all...
08:26 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Hyperloop One opens its first manufacturing plant
Hyperloop One has announced that it's opening its first manufacturing plant to build the future of high-speed transportation. Metalworks is a 105,000 square foot facility in the city of North Las...
08:00 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Wireless charging tech harvests your phone's wasted radio waves
When you think of wireless charging, you probably think of special charging pads for your phone. But what if your phone could partly charge itself? Radient Micro-Tech claims to have managed just that....
07:05 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Adobe's virtual oil paint adds texture to digital painting
While there are plenty of apps that can realistically emulate the look of brushstrokes on a 2D digital canvas (and even some in 3D space), none have accurately simulated the way a paintbrush actually ...
06:03 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Level-5's 3DS puzzle series is back with 'Lady Layton'
It's been awhile since Professor Layton has graced the 3DS with a puzzle-filled adventure, but the famous detective is finally back. Sort of. Level-5 has announced that the next game in its long-...
05:02 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget 'Darksiders' rides again on PS4, Xbox One and Wii U
Aside from the next Legend of Zelda Wii U owners don't have much to look forward to in terms of forthcoming games. Breath of the Wild is the lone glimmer of hope in the console's twilight ye...
04:40 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Sky's 'Buy & Keep' store now sells movie and TV box sets
It's taken a while, but Sky has finally come through on its promise to add TV shows to its "Buy &amp; Keep" service. Just like its film offering, anyone in the UK can pay a single p...
04:02 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Australia's biggest banks are tackling Apple Pay
Some of the largest banks in Australia are banding together to protest Apple and its Apple Pay service. Apple Pay first launched in Australia back in April alongside Samsung Pay and Android Pay. Those...
03:18 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Amazon brings its Dash grocery scanner to the UK
Now that Amazon's grocery delivery service has launched in the UK, many of the devices that it easier to order food and household items are starting to make their way here too. The first is the D...
02:52 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget 'Quantum Break' studio's next project isn't what you expect
Historically, Remedy Entertainment has only worked on one project at a time, releasing only a handful of games since 2001's Max Payne. The company recently announced it was moving away from that ...
01:28 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget BigScreen adds audio sharing to fulfill its 'Virtual LAN' promise
BigScreen launched in beta back in April as a software solution to run conventional apps or films on a "screen" within VR for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift headsets. But one of its coolest featur...
12:23 am -04 - Thu, July 28, 2016
Engadget Study identifies two new carcinogens in e-cigarette vapor
Most people won't dispute the claim that e-cigarettes are less harmful than traditional smokes, but evidence is rapidly mounting that vaping isn't exactly good for you, either. Numerous stud...
11:44 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Researchers believe Jupiter's Red Spot is heated by thunder
Despite its distance from the sun, Jupiter is a surprisingly hot planet with temperatures ranging around 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit in the middle latitudes. According to new findings published today in ...
11:09 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Mercedes unveils world's first completely electric semi truck
European car companies are starting to invest more heavily in green vehicles. Audi unveiled three more electric cars on Monday and Porsche added 400 jobs to how many it estimates it will create to mak...
10:31 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Apple has finally sold its billionth iPhone
Apple has managed to pull in some extremely impressive numbers when it comes to its flagship mobile phone. While iPhone sales overall had begun to decline over the last quarter, that didn't stop ...
10:15 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Samsung's mobile division is the company's top earner
Samsung's operating profits really did reach 8.14 trillion won ($7.2) like it expected, marking the second quarter of 2016 as its strongest in two years. The Korean corporation has released its d...
09:58 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget The internet's Ice Bucket Challenge funded a medical discovery
Internet sensations can do more than just trigger fond memories or confusion... sometimes, they might just lead to a vital cure. Some of the $100 million-plus in donations from the Ice Bucket Challen...
09:12 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Lastpass addresses two major vulnerabilities found by users
Bad news, LastPass users: bug bounty hunters found two major security exploits with the password manager's browser extensions. Good news? Both of them have already been patched. In a quick update...
08:24 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Twitch now makes highlight clips on any channel
Twitch has so far been limiting its Clips sharing feature to partnered channels, but no longer: as of now, you can create those bite-sized highlights on any channel. If a friend pulls off a slick move...
07:38 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Major League Soccer deal lets you buy tickets on other websites
Sports leagues have historically clamped down on online ticket sales, in part to prevent the rampant scalping you see in much of the entertainment industry. Major League Soccer, however, is trying th...
06:58 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget MIT's ridesharing network is learning to dodge pedestrians
Lyft and Uber already operate in and around Boston, but students on MIT's campus in Cambridge, MA also have a new, research-oriented option for on-demand ridesharing. Ford and MIT announced today...
06:12 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Facebook just can't stop growing
In stark contrast to Twitter's recent woes, Facebook is enjoying what is probably its most successful year-to-date. The social network has reported that it made $6.44 billion in revenue and $2.05...
06:01 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget New Feminist Frequency video dissects 'Women are too hard to animate'
After shifting its schedule to release shorter, more rapid entries in its series Tropes vs. Women in Video Games earlier this year, the cultural criticism web channel Feminist Frequency posted its lat...
05:35 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget 'Life is Strange' is getting its own digital series
The massively popular adventure game Life is Strange is getting its very own digital series, care of the minds behind Legendary Digital Studios and Square Enix. ...
05:11 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget The new 'Gilmore Girls' series comes to Netflix on November 25th
You either love Gilmore Girls or you can't stand it, but those that are fans are very excited the show is coming back on Netflix. Now, some nine months after the show was first rumored to be revi...
04:45 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Yahoo launches its redesigned Messenger app for desktops
Okay, this isn't the biggest news you'll hear from Yahoo this week, but bear with us -- it's important if you still rely on Yahoo for your messaging needs. The internet pioneer has rel...
04:17 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Amazon announces category just for Kickstarter projects
Looking for a crowd-sourced gadget, but don't actually want to run the risk of backing a Kickstarter? Good news: Amazon just launched a hub for completed, successful Kickstarter products. The pro...
03:56 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Flagship 'Dota 2' tournament sets cash prize record
Dota 2's flagship tournament, The International 2016, is now the most lucrative eSports competition in history with a record-breaking $18.6 million prize pot. The total purse of last year's ...
03:30 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Pick up charity War Child's 12-game bundle for a great cause
If you're in the market for a few new video games and want to support a charity in the process, you may consider checking out charity War Child UK's game jam HELP: The Game, which is compris...
03:10 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Tor confirms sexual harassment claims against former developer
Jacob Appelbaum isn't going to get any sympathy from the Tor Project over allegations of sexual harassment. An internal investigation at Tor has determined that the claims against Appelbaum, who&...
02:55 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget 'Yakuza 0' is coming to brutalize your PS4 in January 2017
Yakuza fans, rejoice! Yakuza 0 has finally been given a release date, and it's officially on its way as a PlayStation 4 exclusive....
02:40 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Dolly the sheep's clones are healthy, thank you
When Dolly the cloned sheep fell victim to premature aging, lung disease and osteoarthritis, that triggered many fears. Is cloning safe? Would her fellow clones also meet an early end? Apparently, ...
02:25 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Paramount axes its exclusivity clauses with Sky TV
Paramount Studios has went back on its proposed exclusivity clauses with its Sky TV contract....
02:10 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Samsung HDR update improves the color in its high-end TVs
Samsung is rolling out a firmware update for its 2016 lineup of quantum dot SUHD TVs that adds an "HDR+" setting, giving them more and brighter colors, deeper blacks and improved contrast. I...
01:55 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget SoundCloud reportedly wants to find a buyer
SoundCloud's paid Go music service is a hot mess between its clunky interface and poor selection, and that may be leading the company to consider some more drastic ways of making money. Bloomber...
01:40 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Tumblr is bringing ads to user blogs
Tumblr is planning to quietly introduce a new advertising program that means users will start seeing ads across their blogs. ...
01:25 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Google searches omitted key US presidential candidates
Google has been a rich, impartial resource for US election info so far, but it's apparently not perfect. NBC notes that certain searches for would-be Presidents (such as "presidential cand...
01:25 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Google searches omitted key US presidential candidates (update: bug)
Google has been a rich, impartial resource for US election info so far, but it's apparently not perfect. NBC notes that certain searches for would-be Presidents (such as "presidential candi...
01:10 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Democrats ask for immediate action to combat climate change
The Democrats and Republicans differ on many fronts, but the contrast is particularly striking when it comes to climate change. The Republican party platform dismisses it and its presidential candidat...
12:50 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Pandora and Ticketfly joining forces for personalized events
If you rely on Pandora to discover new music, you may soon be looking to the service to also offer tickets for the same artists you unearthed there. Pandora and Ticketfly are joining together to offer...
12:30 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget The VERTX is an e-cigarette with a touchscreen
The V2 company rolled out a new e-cigarette model this morning called the VERTX. I have no idea how that word is pronounced but the device does offer a number of unique features. For one, it's th...
12:18 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Trump wants Russia to hack the US government
Late last week, thousands of emails from the Democratic National Committee were released by WikiLeaks, the contents of which have caused plenty of controversy at the Democratic National Convention in ...
12:18 pm -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Trump wants Russia to hack the US government (updated)
Late last week, thousands of emails from the Democratic National Committee were released by WikiLeaks, the contents of which have caused plenty of controversy at the Democratic National Convention in ...
11:51 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Firefox for iOS just received a slew of new updates
Firefox has rolled out some brand new features for its iOS browser, including the ability to add website-specific search engines and tab recovery. ...
11:30 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Google brings Family Library sharing to the Play Store
The Google Play Store's rumored Family Library feature officially goes live today with expanded sharing options for all of your apps, movies, TV shows and books. With a little bit of setup, your ...
11:10 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Three's Essential plans scrap the perks to cut the cost
All the major UK carriers offer customer perks designed to tempt you onto their networks, such as EE's brand new bonus of free BT Sport access for six months, or Vodafone including European roami...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget China finishes building the world's largest amphibious plane
On November 2nd, 1947, the Hughes H-4 Hercules took off for the first time. The test run lasted less than a minute, and it traveled for around a mile. The H-4, erroneously nicknamed the Spruce Goose, ...
10:44 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Comet lander Philae says goodbye as communications are cut
Farewell Philae, it was a short but wild ride. In February, mission controllers said goodbye to the comet lander, but kept comms open with mother ship Rosetta on the slight chance it might wake up. &q...
10:37 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Fix Britain's Internet: ISPs campaign to tear BT and Openreach apart
After reviewing the tangled relationship between BT and its broadband infrastructure subsidiary Openreach for more than a year, Ofcom yesterday put forward its plan to create a greater distinction bet...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget RedTube, which helped kill porn mags, launches a porn mag
Last year, Playboy Magazine announced that it would stop printing fully-nude pictures because, hey, the internet exists. But, one of the outfits that caused Playboy to abandon such imagery is now laun...
10:16 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Reddit will let advertisers sponsor your post
Reddit needs to earn money, and one that it's planning to do that is by letting advertisers put their cash behind your posts. In an interview with AdAge, co-founder Steve Huffman explained how hi...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget The 2016 Cadillac CT6 delivers power and luxury
As a kid, I marveled at the Cadillac owned by my parents' friend. You could roll down the windows with the push of a button! My father would comment that it was just another thing that would brea...
09:46 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Americans aren't ready for biotech-enhanced superhumans
Superhero movies might be in, but the American public isn't quite keen on seeing a real Captain America. Pew Center researchers asked people how they'd feel about genetically modifying babie...
09:30 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: Robosurgeon, wigglebot and a very cute penguin
Today on In Case You Missed It: A robot from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev produces a wave-like motion that can propel itself across a floor or through water, only with one motor. Also a robo...
09:14 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Robotic exoskeleton for babies can help prevent cerebral palsy
University of Oklahoma's robotic exoskeleton for babies does two things: (1) make the kiddos look like tiny Dr. Octopuses and (2) help prevent cerebral palsy. The motorized device has power steer...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Microsoft's new camera app brings AI to your iPhone
Microsoft sure loves it when research projects beget actual products, and it just released another for the masses to play with. Pix is a replacement camera app (what?) available for iPhones and iPads ...
08:35 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Nintendo's NES retrospective book looks like a game cartridge
Nintendo's NES Classic Edition isn't the only nostalgia bomb the company is dropping this fall. Nope, Playing With Power: Nintendo NES Classics from strategy-guide publisher Prima Games is e...
08:05 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 battery woes attributed to software
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 has had a fairly significant issue that the company had yet to officially comment on, until now. The company has finally come forward with a statement, and it looks like...
07:34 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget EU will watch Privacy Shield for a year before challenging
Earlier this month, the European Commission adopted Privacy Shield, an EU-US data privacy agreement. It allows companies like Facebook and Twitter to move EU data to US servers, all the while assuring...
07:15 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Qualcomm settles gender discrimination suit for $19.5 million
Qualcomm will pay $19.5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by female employees who claim they were paid less and denied promotion opportunities that were given to men. The deal stipulates that the comp...
06:20 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Sky Sports will share Premier League goals on Twitter as they happen
After spending a record &pound;4.2 billion on securing the rights to 126 live games over the next next three Premier League seasons, Sky wants more people tuning into coverage regardless of where ...
06:10 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Gionee's M6 smartphones tackle security in a different way
Chinese phone manufacturer Gionee has unveiled a new flagship phone in the form of the M6 and M6 Plus, and it might bring other smartphones to mind. Both models of the new phone will feature various f...
05:45 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget EE begins offering six free months of BT Sport
The new football season is almost upon us, what with Wimbledon, the Euros and the Tour de France out of the way. (Of course, there's still the small matter of the Olympics and Paralympics.) As pr...
05:05 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Apple patents stylus that doubles as a joystick, air mouse
A simple, high-quality pressure-sensitive stylus is all well and good for tablets, but can such a device really meet the needs of a desktop user? That seems to be the question Apple's asking with...
04:55 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget BBC adds subtitles to live iPlayer channels
In a bid to make its programming more accessible to deaf and hearing-impaired viewers, the BBC has launched a new trial that will bring subtitles to live channels on iPlayer. It's the first time ...
04:15 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Amazon launches one-hour Prime Now deliveries in Scotland
After spending the past year expanding its super-fast delivery service across England, Amazon's finally taking Prime Now north of the border. The online retail giant announced today that it has b...
04:08 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Google Play gives Android app developers more categories
Two months after giving VR its own category, Google Play will soon expand the list of Android app subcategories with additional general interest ones, allowing developers to more accurately slot their...
03:20 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Xiaomi's first laptop is the $750 Mi Notebook Air
It wouldn't be a Xiaomi event if it was just announcing one product. In addition to the new Redmi Pro smartphone, the Chinese company threw in a huge surprise by launching its first-ever laptop l...
03:13 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Nintendo's lack of breakthrough games hits profits hard
Despite Nintendo's attempts to lower expectations ahead of announcing its financial results, its latest quarterly earnings aren't good. At all. Net sales are down 31 percent compared to the ...
02:50 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Xiaomi's Redmi Pro does OLED and dual camera on a budget
Just because Xiaomi is selling Segways, drones, bicycles and rice cookers these days doesn't mean that it's forgotten what it started off with years ago: mobile phones. Today, the Chinese co...
02:18 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget 3D imaging helps map tiny connections in the brain
Mapping brain connections is tricky -- chemicals can destroy the very structures you're trying to map, and an electron microscope can only tell you so much. MIT researchers aren't daunted, h...
01:28 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Check out Lockheed Martin's robotic blimp inspector
Lockheed Martin's hybrid airships are as big as a football field, and it's a huge challenge making sure their surfaces are don't have tiny pinholes in them. That's why the company ...
12:55 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget Solar-powered machine turns urine into drinkable water
Scientists from a Belgian university have built a solar-powered machine that can turn urine into drinkable water. They deployed it at a 10-day music and theater festival in central Ghent, Belgium. The...
12:21 am -04 - Wed, July 27, 2016
Engadget LG Display invests $1.75 billion for flexible OLED demand
The South Korean-based LG Display announced it will be investing $1.75 billion in an attempt to meet the growing demand for flexible OLED displays, which are expected to replace LCDs for smartphones a...
11:40 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget 'Destiny' splits off from PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 today
If you're still playing Destiny on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, today's update is the last you'll see. That's aside from any emergency fixes, according to a post on Bungie.net. The ...
10:29 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Porsche will hire over 1,400 employees to build its electric cars
Porsche first unveiled its electric car, the Model E, last December as a luxury model fit to compete with Tesla's Model S. 1,000 new jobs would be created to bring the concept vehicle to life, bu...
09:39 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget EPA findings should lead to caps on aircraft emissions
It's no secret that aircraft contribute to harmful emissions like road-going vehicles, and the Environmental Protection Agency is one step closer to keeping that pollution in check. It recently ...
08:53 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Venmo opens up third-party app support to all
After allowing a limited number of customers to try out a special beta offering Venmo support with third-party apps in January, Venmo is now allowing all its users to pay for things in the same manner...
08:21 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Runkeeper's Running Groups keep you motivated
If you have running buddies, you know the advantages they bring -- they'll encourage you to run when you'd otherwise slack off, or when you just have to one-up a friend. And Runkeeper knows...
07:59 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget 'Second Life' removes support for Oculus Rift
When Second Life patched in support for the Oculus Rift, Linden Lab was cautious to pitch its online world as a haven for virtual reality. "We're trying not to make too big of a deal out of ...
07:17 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Tesla parts ways with chipmaker behind its Autopilot system
In the wake of a fatal Tesla Model S Autopilot accident in Florida, the all-electric automaker has announced it is parting ways with Mobileye, the company behind the image recognition hardware that po...
06:44 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Milky Way's spinning 'halo' helps reveal how galaxy formed
Out beyond our solar system are billions of other planets, starts, moon rocks and solar systems. Beyond that, however is an enormous, hot, gaseous halo of matter. It stretches for hundreds of thousand...
06:03 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Electro-Harmonix brings '80s synth sounds to your iPad
The likes of Korg and Moog have their own synthesizer apps for iOS devices, and now there's a new option for loading up a virtual instrument on those mobile devices. Electro-Harmonix has released...
05:32 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget PlayStation's Adam Boyes now runs the 'Killer Instinct' studio
Key PlayStation exec Adam Boyes already said he was leaving Sony to return to game development, but it's now clear that he's making this switch in style. Iron Galaxy Studios has confirmed th...
04:57 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Zagat's new iPhone app is like the best of Yelp and Foursquare
After buying the restaurant review company Zagat back in 2011, Google helped to modernize it with a new website, mobile apps and integration within Google Maps. Today, Zagat is getting its biggest upg...
04:55 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Apple's iPhone sales are still down, but Wall Street is happy anyway
After seeing Apple struggle through 2016, Wall Street set its sights pretty low for the company's Q3 earnings report. Those financial results just dropped, and while they're still not amazin...
04:39 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Twitter's growth remains flat as its profit continues to dip
Twitter's Q2 2016 earnings report tells a story we've heard many times before: namely, flat growth and a net loss in terms of profit. For the quarter ending June 30th, Twitter saw revenue of...
04:20 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget White House outlines how the US will respond to cyberattacks
The US government is understandably worried about cyberattacks as of late, and it's now setting some ground rules for how it responds to those digital intrusions. A newly approved Presidential P...
04:13 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Apple Music signs up 'Carpool Karaoke' as a new show
On The Late Late Show with James Corden the "Carpool Karaoke" segment has seen visits from a number of celebrities, and now Apple wants in. It's signed an exclusive deal with CBS to pro...
03:57 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Opera Mini can download videos for offline viewing
If you're often in areas where mobile data is spotty or pricey, the Opera Mini browser for Android has a helpful new feature: video downloading. When you're at home or have solid WiFi, you c...
03:33 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget OnePlus 3 'Soft Gold' edition arrives in understated luxury
About a month after releasing Engadget's favorite sub-$400 phone, OnePlus is classing up the solid, budget-minded OnePlus 3 with a new, "Soft Gold" color variant. "This isn't ...
03:10 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Owlet's wearable SIDS alarm isn't ready for the real world
The first thing that every new parent does is worry: If you make a mistake, the consequences can be fatal. Biology has made our children resilient creatures, sure, but as a parent you never lose that ...
02:45 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget The best portable induction cooktop
By Michael SullivanThis post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best things for your home. Read the full article here.After putting in more than 40 hours on resear...
02:24 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget China's LeEco buys Vizio in a $2 billion deal
Today at an event in Los Angeles, Vizio announced that it will sell to China's LeEco (formerly LeTV) for $2 billion. Don't expect to see much change on store shelves, as the company plans to...
02:13 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget BlackBerry's second Android phone is a toughened Alcatel
BlackBerry's back! Again! And this time it's rocking some hardened Alcatel hardware with an awful name. Oh, BlackBerry. If you're one of the few remaining hardware keyboard enthusiasts ...
01:50 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Facebook open sources its 360-degree video camera
Facebook said from the start that it would open source its Surround 360 camera this summer, and it's following through on that promise. You can now visit GitHub to learn how to build the camera,...
01:25 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget I went on a Pokcrawl and all I got was this lousy Bulbasaur
"This is going to be awesome," I thought to myself as I climbed the steep grade up to the statue of Hidalgo in San Francisco's Mission Dolores Park. I was there for a Pok&eacute;cra...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Report: Nintendo NX is a tablet with detachable controllers
Remember those early reports that described Nintendo's next game console as a TV / portable hybrid device? According to Eurogamer, they were right on the nose. Eurogamer sources claim that the Ni...
12:40 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Twitter for Android gets a much-needed night mode
White and blue might be Twitter's official look, but it's not exactly eye-friendly at night -- fire up the official mobile app in the dark and you'll burn your retinas. Mercifully, tha...
12:15 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Google Maps' WiFi mode won't eat into your data plan
Google Maps is getting a subtle change to its offline and data modes that could have a not-so-subtle effect on your cellphone bill. According to an update spotted by Android Police, it has replaced th...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Alchema can make homebrew cider your next DIY habit
We've seen devices for brewing beer with ease at home, but what if you're more of a hard cider drinker? Well, you may soon have a countertop option that turns fresh fruit into the adult beve...
11:47 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Engadget giveaway: Win a complete set of Ultimate Ears Bluetooth speakers!
Summer is here and, at least in the north-eastern US, it's providing strong sunshine paired with melt-inducing heat. Those vibes have been captured perfectly on Ultimate Ear's latest limited...
11:30 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Democrats wants to balance liberty and security in encryption debate
In 2012, the Democratic party platform document (released every four years at the Democratic National Convention) made barely a mention of internet privacy and how it affects US citizens. But that was...
11:25 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget BBC to reboot game-powered TV show 'Time Commanders'
Ready for some more BBC nostalgia? Following the carnage of last weekend's Robot Wars (a great reboot, in my opinion) the broadcaster is turning its attention to Time Commanders. The game show, w...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget An unknown company made an actually decent $99 smartwatch
You probably haven't heard of Mobvoi, the Chinese company that helped Google circumvent some blocked services to bring Android Wear to China. But now might be a good time to get to know the compa...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Adobe's Lightroom app for Apple TV helps show off your photos
There are already ways to show of your photography skills on your television via the Apple TV, but Adobe is making those in-home exhibitions a bit easier. The company released a Lightroom app for the ...
10:41 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget US government agency calls for the end of SMS authentication
The US agency that sets guidelines and rules in cryptography and security matters is discouraging the use of text messaging in two-factor authentication. In the latest draft of its Digital Authenticat...
10:19 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget T-Mobile adds Apple Music, Fox Now and more to Binge On
T-Mobile's adding a whole bunch more entertainment services to its 'Un-carrier' plans today, meaning lower data bills for customers that just can't bear to switch off Quantico whil...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Talkshow offers the ability to host your own AMAs
A few months ago, a messaging app called Talkshow debuted with an interesting premise: all of your conversations on it are public. Everyone can "listen in" on the chatrooms you create, sort ...
09:47 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Xbox One S 'Halo' and 'Madden 17' bundles arrive August 23rd
Microsoft dropped the price of the original Xbox One to $249 over the weekend, and now the company is offering more details on the new Xbox One S. The first two bundles that pair games with the smalle...
09:30 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: Better 3D viewing and your new robot gardener
Today on In Case You Missed It: MIT developed a 3D projector system for movies that could get rid of 3D theater glasses altogether. An automated farming machine can plant, water and maintain the garde...
09:05 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Android will now automatically send your location to 999 operators
When you call 999, operators need to know exactly where an emergency is before they can dispatch the required service. That information can be difficult to share if you're in unfamiliar surroundi...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Office 365 gets smarter with cloud-powered features
In case you couldn't already tell, Microsoft is all about the cloud these days. Its cloud services were the highlight of its last earnings report, and now it's bringing even more cloud intel...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Olympic athletes are training with brain-altering headphones
Many of the athletes heading to the Rio Olympics are using some form of technology to help them out, but some of them are relying on particularly unusual gear. Halo Neuroscience has revealed that seve...
08:41 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget OurMine 'hackers' are targeting news sites now
OurMine has been making quite a name for itself this summer, pulling off account takeovers of several high-profile targets. Celebrities have, for the most part, been the target, with the most recent a...
08:29 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Google's Omnitone adds 3D audio to web-based VR
Realistic sounds can turn good VR experiences into great, truly immersive ones, and Google's new open source project can make that happen for web-based virtual reality. The technology, called Omn...
07:02 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Now Xbox Live Gamertags will expire after five years
It's always frustrating when you can't get your preferred nickname for any online service, and after nearly 14 years many of the good ones on Xbox Live are already taken. Worse, they might b...
05:37 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Crowd Play puts the audience in control in Telltale's 'Batman'
There are plenty of gripes that your choices in Telltale's point-and-click adventure games don't make a difference in how their stories play out. But with the studio's take on Batman, t...
05:20 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Engadget UK asks: is fitness tech improving your life?
August is almost upon us, and that means we don't have very long before the lighting of the Olympic flame in Rio, Brazil. Team GB has its work cut out: it's expected to bring home between 47...
04:38 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Ofcom orders BT to make Openreach a 'legally separate company'
Ofcom has drawn up a plan to further distance BT and its subsidiary, Openreach, without breaking them up entirely. The UK regulator is now proposing that Openreach, which manages the bulk of the natio...
04:14 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Google updates Nexus phones with spam call protection
The FCC gets more complaints over spam calls than anything else, and recently told telecom companies to block them for free. Until that happens, Google has made it easier for Nexus or AndroidOne devic...
03:55 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Hailo gets help from German car giant Daimler to take on Uber
With ridesharing services becoming more popular by the day, car makers are starting to take notice. General Motors has already sunk $500 million into Lyft, Volkswagen ploughed $300 million into Gett a...
03:55 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Hailo gets help from car giant Daimler to take on Uber
With ridesharing services becoming more popular by the day, car makers are starting to take notice. General Motors has already sunk $500 million into Lyft, Volkswagen ploughed $300 million into Gett a...
03:01 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Cyanogen Inc. founder says company isn't focusing on Android apps
Cyanogen Inc.'s co-founder, Steve Kondik, says the company isn't "pivoting to apps" despite reports that it's laying off 20 percent of its staff to change focus. However, Kond...
01:34 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget 'Battlefield' TV show has an Oscar-winning executive producer
The Battlefield TV series is inching closer to fruition. Electronic Arts recently revealed that Michael Sugar, one of the producers behind last year's Oscar-winner for Best Picture, Spotlight, wi...
12:48 am -04 - Tue, July 26, 2016
Engadget Nintendo's 'Miitomo' app update reminds you it still exists
Nintendo's debut smartphone game is making efforts to get you back into its weird and wonderful social world by offering more opportunities for wardrobe items and accessories without excessive in...
11:28 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget AT&T's chief is heading up a robocall 'strike force'
AT&amp;T CEO Randall Stephenson will lead a "strike force" that aims to combat robocalls. Apparently, FCC chairman Tom Wheeler didn't only remind him last week that carriers like Ma...
10:29 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Solar Impulse completes its round-the-world journey
In March 2015 Solar Impulse 2 took off from Abu Dhabi and tonight it has successfully returned, completing a 40,000km+ round the world trip. It managed the feat "without using a drop of fuel,&quo...
09:51 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget NVIDIA's latest pro video cards help you livestream VR video
Did you think NVIDIA's newest Titan X was a monster of a video card? You haven't seen anything yet. The GPU maker has unveiled its latest Quadro workstation cards, the Pascal-based P5000 a...
09:17 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Oculus update preps Rift for room-scale VR, motion controls
When virtual reality fanatics argue about what headset is best, two arguments tend to prevail: "The Oculus Rift is more comfortable," and "only the HTC Vive does roomscale VR." Soo...
08:38 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Amazon teams up with the UK to make drone delivery a reality
Amazon has found a staunch ally in the British government in its quest to use drones for delivery. This new partnership with the UK gives the company a chance to test its drones the way it can't ...
07:49 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget What's on your HDTV: 'Sharknado,' 'MADtv'
Apparently Syfy has some Shark Week jealousy, as it's leading up to the debut of Sharknado 4 with a week full of shark movies. That's one alternative to the prime time DNC coverage on the ne...
07:23 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget US Special Forces are getting a 'missile sub' delivery vehicle
Although Lockheed Martin has come under fire for the controversial F&ndash;35 fighter jet program, the aerospace company's Submergence Group just announced a $166 million defense contract wit...
07:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget PhD student uses a robot to make VR feel more real
Between the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift, we've come a long way towards being able to step in to virtual worlds -- but touching those false realities is a different matter. Solving this means fin...
06:40 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Illinois politician resigns after fighting social network fakes
Politicians tend to quit over scandals or sheer public outcry, but fake social networking accounts? That's new. Illinois House representative Ron Sandack has resigned after spending weeks battl...
06:12 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Lithium-oxygen battery promises lighter electric cars
Lithium-air batteries are supposed to lead to lighter, longer-ranged electric cars thanks to their high power-to-weight output, but they have some showstopping flaws: they not only degrade rapidly, bu...
05:48 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget 'Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV' gets its first English trailer
A new theatrical trailer is out for Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV, the film companion to the upcoming video game. This is the first time audiences can hear the CG movie's star-studded English-lan...
05:13 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget 'No More Ransom' helps you fight ransomware without paying
Ransomware is one of the most chilling type of malware floating around the internet: an attack that locks a user's files hostage behind an encrypted paywall. Universities, hospitals and even seat...
04:47 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Audi is trying to beat Tesla at its own game
Audi's ramping up its electric car plans and hopes to have three models by 2020. It'll also form a new subsidiary to work on autonomous cars....
04:13 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Google Maps now highlights busy neighborhoods
In a new update hitting desktop, Android and iOS today, the Google Maps team has done a little design housekeeping to clear some of the clutter and create a cleaner look across the board. While doing ...
03:45 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Nike's latest soccer cleat is its most data-driven shoe yet
In soccer, like most other sports, footwear plays a major role in helping athletes perform at their best. Your shoes say a lot about who you are as a player, and you need them almost as much as you ne...
03:23 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Facebook and Twitter helped catch suspected militants in Brazil
Big social networks have been doing more to quash extremist content and views lately, but rarely are they praised for having a real impact on investigation. On a television interview last night, a jud...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Lights in the sky: Inside San Francisco's illuminated art scene
San Francisco is well-known for its bridges. The Golden Gate Bridge needs no introduction, but the other bridge, the Bay Bridge, has often paled a bit in comparison. It's known for horrible traff...
02:41 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget PokeMatch is the 'Pokmon Go' dating app you've been dreading
If you're one of the millions of Pok&eacute;mon Go addicts, you know that waking life carries a new, unrelenting question: what Pok&eacute;mon are around me right now? The need to keep tr...
02:21 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Nintendo loses billions in value after 'Pokemon Go' truth bomb
Pokemon Go is an unprecedented success, but Nintendo recently admitted it won't directly profit from the augmented reality game, leading to a loss of $6.7 billion in Nintendo's market value ...
01:49 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget FBI to investigate Russia's involvement in DNC email leak
On Monday morning, the FBI confirmed it is investigating the Democratic party's email hack that made its way onto WikiLeaks in advance of the party's national convention in Philadelphia this...
01:24 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget First-person-view drone flying is the closest thing to being a bird
Just moments ago, I was flying like a hawk. It wasn't a dream, or even virtual reality. It was a real, immersive experience fully under my control. Moments later, I'm very much on the ground...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Donald Trump hosting Reddit AMA during DNC on Wednesday
If you've ever seen Donald Trump on Twitter, you probably have questions for him. Questions like, "how do you plan to force Apple to make iPhones in the US," or "do you really thin...
12:39 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Hillary Clinton's mobile game lets you run your own campaign
The Democratic National Convention opens today in Philadelphia and there has been some serious inner-DNC turmoil the past few days involving a ton of leaked emails. WikiLeaks published messages that s...
12:16 pm -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Apple picks a well-known executive to lead its electric car team
There's been a lot of talk about Apple's not-so-secret Project Titan electric car project, but... who runs it? We now have an idea. Wall Street Journal sources understand that Apple has pi...
11:41 am -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Twitter finally figures out what Twitter is (maybe)
Since its inception, Twitter has seemed like a 24/7 global cocktail party; the sort of thing that would appeal to information-addicted media types. But the service has evolved into a platform where ne...
11:22 am -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget NFL Network and RedZone are coming to PlayStation Vue
PlayStation Vue just became much more enticing if you're a fan of American football. Sony has announced that both NFL Network and NFL RedZone will be available by the time the regular NFL season ...
10:38 am -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Twitter is livestreaming weekly MLB and NHL games
Twitter's live sports streaming plans are expanding well beyond college games, the NFL and tennis. It just unveiled plans to livestream weekly Major League Baseball and National Hockey League gam...
10:16 am -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Super-fast magnetic motor keeps tiny satellites on track
Satellites often rely on reaction wheels, or constantly spinning flywheels, to tweak their attitudes without using precious fuel. However, they tend to be very delicate -- since they use ball bearings...
09:57 am -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Scientists map human brain in more detail than ever before
Scientists are still using a 100 year-old map to identify 83 known regions of the brain, but that's about to change. A team from Washington University in St. Louis, working with the Human Connect...
09:28 am -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget See how VFX puts the realism and fire into 'Game of Thrones'
Warning: mild spoilers ahead. The last two shows on Game of Thrones season six were particularly spectacle-laden, so the show's VFX houses were busier than ever. Mackevision and Rising Sun Pictur...
09:00 am -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Windows 10's Anniversary Update makes a great OS better
"It's nice, for once, to be able to recommend a new version of Windows without any hesitation." That's how I summarized my review of Windows 10 last year, and for the most part, it...
08:00 am -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Scientists create glasses-free 3D for the movie theater
Watching glasses-free 3D on a TV is no longer an outlandish concept, but that hasn't been true for movie theaters. How are you supposed to create the same parallax effect for everyone, whether t...
07:44 am -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Verizon is buying struggling giant Yahoo for $4.83 billion
After months of gesturing and negotiations, Yahoo has finally found a buyer: Verizon. The mobile operator, which is also the parent company of AOL and Engadget, confirmed today that it will pay $4.83 ...
07:02 am -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget US military creates 'Space Mission Force' to wage satellite war
If a major war ever happens, low-Earth orbit could turn into a combat zone. To that end, the US Air Force Space Command has created the "Space Mission Force" to train soldiers to operate mil...
05:25 am -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Titanium-gold alloy could lead to super-strong implants
Many bone implants (such as for hips and teeth) need to be replaced after a decade simply because they're not strong enough to survive for any longer. Rice University might put an end to those r...
03:44 am -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget OneDrive cribbed a lot from Google Photos for its new update
Competition is good for everyone. Case in point: Microsoft has added some features to the OneDrive platform that should be pretty familiar to anyone accustomed to Google Photos. First up are Automatic...
01:53 am -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget Roadmap says transistors will stop shrinking in 5 years
Whether or not Moore's Law on complexity has always held true, you've had one constant in the semiconductor world: chip makers would always find a way to shrink transistors and create more p...
12:25 am -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget What's next for 'Pokmon Go'? Custom locations and more monsters
As Pok&eacute;mon Go continues its global assault, Niantic Labs founder John Hanke took to a panel discussion at Comic-Con to tease at what's coming next to the app -- and how the team hopes ...
12:01 am -04 - Mon, July 25, 2016
Engadget All 2017 Ford vehicles are getting CarPlay and Android Auto
Ford has confirmed that all of its 2017 models -- every single car, SUV, light truck and EV -- are smartphone-ready. They all come loaded with Ford's Sync 3 entertainment system and are compatibl...
11:21 pm -04 - Sun, July 24, 2016
Engadget Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade ends on July 29th
If Microsoft's pushy upgrade notifications weren't enough to compel you to install Windows 10, then maybe a looming deadline is. Windows 10 will no longer be a free upgrade after July 29th, ...
09:50 pm -04 - Sun, July 24, 2016
Engadget NASA wants more private uses of the International Space Station
NASA doesn't just see the International Space Station as a place where government space agencies can work together in harmony -- it could be a business hub, too. The agency has put out a call for...
08:23 pm -04 - Sun, July 24, 2016
Engadget Prisma's neural net-powered photo app arrives on Android
When Prisma Labs said you wouldn't have to wait long to use its Android app outside of the beta test, it wasn't joking around. The finished Prisma app is now readily available on Google Pla...
06:58 pm -04 - Sun, July 24, 2016
Engadget Watch 'South Park' creators explain why their next game is better
Now that the long-in-development South Park: The Fractured But Whole is close at hand, Ubisoft and South Park Studios are finally opening up about its creation. To start, they've posted a behind...
05:34 pm -04 - Sun, July 24, 2016
Engadget 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' comeback lands at Netflix
You won't have to go out of your way to watch the Mystery Science Theater 3000 revival. Netflix has picked up the crowdfunded make-fun-of-movies show and will be the only place to stream it in t...
04:15 pm -04 - Sun, July 24, 2016
Engadget Ben Heck'sNintendo PlayStation prototype teardown, part 1
It was originally thought to be a rumor: a games console that combined Sony and Nintendo hardware. Now Ben Heck proves it does exist. Thanks to Terry and Dan Diebold, who approached The Ben Heck Show ...
02:58 pm -04 - Sun, July 24, 2016
Engadget Original Xbox One drops to $249
Just want an Xbox One for the lowest price possible, and aren't dead set on getting the sleeker, slightly more powerful Xbox One S? Microsoft is about to make your day. It's lowering the US ...
01:48 pm -04 - Sun, July 24, 2016
Engadget 'Star Trek: Discovery' gets its first teaser at Comic-Con
At last, CBS is offering a glimpse of what its streaming-oriented Star Trek series will be like... if only just. The broadcaster used its San Diego Comic-Con panel to reveal that the show will be tit...
12:29 pm -04 - Sun, July 24, 2016
Engadget Solar Impulse 2 starts the last leg of its round-the-world flight
It's all coming down to this. Well over a year after beginning its round-the-world trip, Solar Impulse 2 has embarked on the final leg of its journey. The solar-powered aircraft left Cairo earl...
11:00 am -04 - Sun, July 24, 2016
Engadget The After Math: She blinded me with science
This was a pretty good week for all but VHS enthusiasts. NASA tested a new lightweight rocket material. The Kepler space telescope found a couple of potentially habitable exoplanets. Researchers built...
10:00 am -04 - Sun, July 24, 2016
Engadget Tesla's plan for world domination, and more in the week that was
Tesla is known for producing some of the world's best electric cars, but founder Elon Musk has even bigger plans for the company: world domination. Musk's new masterplan will grow the compan...
07:02 am -04 - Sun, July 24, 2016
Engadget 'Star Wars' drones can do aerial stunts and shoot lasers
When Propel releases its official Star Wars drones this fall, fans could challenge fellow fans to a space battle in their own backyard. The RC toy company has launched small replica quadcopters of the...
01:58 am -04 - Sun, July 24, 2016
Engadget Regulator: Tesla crash shouldn't hinder self-driving research
If you thought that officials would halt progress on self-driving cars in the wake of a Tesla Autopilot crash in May, you're in for a surprise. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration lead...
11:45 pm -04 - Sat, July 23, 2016
Engadget FCC chief asks telcos to offer free robocall blocking services
Tom Wheeler, head honcho at the Federal Communications Commission, has fired off letters asking the country's biggest communications providers to offer robocall blocking services for free. The FC...
10:14 pm -04 - Sat, July 23, 2016
Engadget 'Gears of War 4' will have plenty of PC-specific features
The history of Microsoft-backed Xbox One games coming to the PC isn't exactly stellar. When Remedy's Quantum Break reached Windows, it was saddled with limitations that were partly dictated...
08:50 pm -04 - Sat, July 23, 2016
Engadget Ben Heck powers on the Nintendo PlayStation's CD drive
When we got our hands on the legendary "Nintendo PlayStation" prototype last November, the device worked fine as a Sony-branded SNES console sans audio, whereas its CD drive -- the part that...
07:21 pm -04 - Sat, July 23, 2016
Engadget Yahoo must explain how it got a drug trafficker's deleted email
Were you wondering how Yahoo managed to recover deleted email that was supposedly impossible to retrieve? You're not the only one. A judge has partially granted a motion that orders Yahoo to ex...
05:52 pm -04 - Sat, July 23, 2016
Engadget Google Play starts showing apps' actual download sizes
Google Play now displays the actual storage space a whole app or an upgrade will take up, so you don't accidentally download anything too big. If an update is only 2.91MB, it will show that exact...
04:49 pm -04 - Sat, July 23, 2016
Engadget Cyanogen reportedly cuts jobs as it changes course
The Cyanogen team formed a company with hopes of becoming the third major mobile platform, but it looks like the custom Android developer is scaling back its ambitions. Sources speaking to both Andro...
03:35 pm -04 - Sat, July 23, 2016
Engadget The 'Station' desk cradles your body and gut-punches your wallet
Our computers have rapidly shrunk from room-size behemoths to hulking desktops to the svelte laptops that now dominate modern offices. What haven't changed much are the tables and chairs that the...
02:30 pm -04 - Sat, July 23, 2016
Engadget The 2016 RNC was celebratory and friendly, both online and off
Donald Trump has, whether knowingly or not, tapped into some deep-seated bigotry still lurking just beneath the surface of this country. I do not know if Trump agrees with the openly racist people he ...
12:30 pm -04 - Sat, July 23, 2016
Engadget New in our buyer's guide: All the phones (just the good ones)
It took us a while, but now that we've reviewed the Moto Z, we think we're done testing flagship phones until the iPhone 7 or next Galaxy Note come out (whichever arrives first). With that i...
11:00 am -04 - Sat, July 23, 2016
Engadget Six vehicles powered by coffee, saltwater, sewage and other crazy fuels
By Cat DiStasioWhen it comes to advances in automotive technology, the search for alternative fuels is pretty exciting. Of course, you've heard about biodiesel engines converted to run on used ve...
10:00 am -04 - Sat, July 23, 2016
Engadget Recommended Reading: Social media's effect on the truth
How technologydisrupted the truthKatharine Viner,The GuardianStories spread around Facebook and Twitter before they're even confirmed to be true. By the time they are or aren't, it doesn...
09:00 am -04 - Sat, July 23, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: Bubba Watson builds a jetpack, Facebook flies its solar drone
Today on In Case You Missed It: To celebrate the return of golf to the Olympics, PGA Tour Pro Bubba Watson is teaming up with Oakley to create the "Bubba Watson Jetpack" -- a mode of transpo...
01:20 am -04 - Sat, July 23, 2016
Engadget 'Project Sonic 2017' is coming to Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo NX
While fans will celebrate the series' 25th anniversary with a 2D throwback game in Sonic Mania, the Sonic Team (Sonic Colors, Sonic Generations) is working on something new. Tonight Sega dropped ...
11:59 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Celeb hacker who stole nude images gets six months in prison
Andrew Helton from Oregon pleaded guilty to hacking celebs' emails and stealing explicit images earlier this year. Now, District Judge John A. Kronstadt has sentenced him to six months in prison ...
11:44 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Paramount signs up to release more movies with DTS:X audio
We got a chance to hear the audio capabilities of DTS:X at CES in 2015, but there haven't been many movies released that way so far. Now Paramount seems ready to change that, signing up with DTS ...
11:22 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget 'Sonic Mania' looks like the 2D sequel fans deserve
Sonic The Hedgehog is more than just a trash-talking Twitter account. To celebrate the franchise's 25 year anniversary, Sega is taking the series back to its 2D roots. Sonic Mania looks like it&#...
10:05 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Xenon detector finds no dark matter after 20-month study
Despite being buried a mile under the South Dakota surface and isolated in rock and water for 20 months, the Large Underground Xenon (LUX) dark matter sensor failed to detect anything. While this is y...
07:22 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Deconstructing the legendary dungeons of 'Ocarina of Time'
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is one of those games that practically everyone has played and regards fondly. The landmark 1998 game was incredibly influential, and when folks put together lists...
06:39 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Wikileaks publishes thousands of DNC emails
As if Hillary Clinton and the Democratic party needed any more fuss over emails, Wikileaks has published a trove of messages sent to and from top DNC officials. It covers a period from January of last...
05:55 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget 3D-printed 'Pokmon Go' cover aims for you, obscures screen
Catching monsters in Pok&eacute;mon Go sounds deceptively simple: find a creature, and throw an imaginary ball at it by swiping up on your phone screen. The reality is a lot more frustrating -- if...
04:53 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' has most first-week downloads in App Store history
Despite only being available in the United States, Australia and New Zealand for its first week, Apple has officially confirmed that Pok&eacute;mon Go had the most downloads in its first week of a...
04:28 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget NASA astronauts head underwater to simulate Mars missions
Once a year, NASA's astronauts make a big change -- trading their vocation of conducting scientific experiments in space for one of underwater research. For the next two and a half weeks, an inte...
04:03 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Security bugs put Apple devices running iOS and Mac OS X at risk
Multiple security vulnerabilities were revealed by Cisco's Talos security team earlier this week, identifying areas at risk of possible exploits in iOS devices and Mac OS X. Some experts believe ...
03:36 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Scientists find a way to make cells respond to stimuli
Through the use of synthetic biology researchers have been able to program cells to perform unique functions, like produce drugs in response to disease markers. In order to create more complex cellula...
03:10 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Download the Chffr app for free to help self-driving cars learn
Self-driving cars are undoubtedly part of the future of owning an automobile, and George Hotz's company Comma.ai is making it easier than ever to get involved....
02:44 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Status update: The rise of the social-media extortionist
If you've read recent headlines about high-profile tech CEOs getting hacked, you probably felt a stab of dark amusement at the thought of internet fat cats finally getting a taste of what the res...
02:20 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget TBS is giving 'Overwatch' its own $300,000 tournament
Esports are taking over mainstream broadcast networks as an Overwatch tournament is coming to TBS....
01:52 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget 'Splatoon' isn't dead, but it's still saying goodbye
Today at 5am ET, the final Splatfest commenced for players of Nintendo's squid-kid shooter Splatoon. Players were asked to choose one of two teams representing the in-game hosts, Callie and Marie...
01:28 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Verizon is reportedly close to buying Yahoo for $5 billion
Remember when Verizon bought out AOL (Engadget's parent brand) last year? Then get ready for deja vu: the communications giant is reportedly in closing talks to purchase Yahoo later this year. So...
01:07 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Comcast's Rio portal is a good way to keep up with the Olympics
The Olympics are starting in a little over a month and Comcast has devised a way to watch pretty much every minute of them. Xfinity X1 customers -- roughly half of Comcast's user base -- will hav...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget The Public Access Weekly: Video killed the radio star
My Twitter feed is currently abuzz with the news that the last remaining VCR manufacturer has given up the ghost and called it quits, which means the CRT television with the built-in VHS slot that I h...
12:43 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Eye tracking software can gauge your intent and boredom in VR
One of the singular things about virtual reality is the freedom to look in any direction. But that's also one of its biggest narrative problems. How does a storyteller retain control when the vie...
12:43 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Eye-tracking software can gauge your intent and boredom in VR
One of the singular things about virtual reality is the freedom to look in any direction. But that's also one of its biggest narrative problems. How does a storyteller retain control when the vie...
12:21 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget A new iOS 10 feature warns against open WiFi networks
We all know it's generally a bad idea to access unsecured networks via WiFi, but it's not every day your phone warns against it. According to Florida-based Apple beta tester Jeb Stuart, iOS ...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget The best portable solar battery charger
By Mark SmirniotisThis post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.After considering 70 models and testing portable solar ...
11:46 am -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Twitter adds more college sports to its video streaming lineup
Twitter is adding new video streaming deals almost daily, and today it announced an agreement that pads its college sports lineup. Following last week's Pac-12 deal, the social network is teaming...
11:38 am -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget First drone pilot jailed for flying contraband into UK prisons
In a first for the UK, a drone pilot has been jailed for flying illegal substances into prisons. Daniel Kelly was sentenced to 14 months in jail after using a quadcopter to deliver "spice," ...
11:23 am -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Amateur diving data could help climate change studies
Recreational divers could play a significant part in studying the effects of climate change on oceans thanks to the decompression computers worn by many SCUBA enthusiasts....
11:00 am -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1060 gives you gaming power on a budget
After debuting the fastest high-end and mid-range video cards ever seen, the GTX 1080 and 1070, we expected a lot from NVIDIA's new lower-tier entry, the $249 GeForce GTX 1060. And the stakes wer...
10:38 am -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget EFF sues US government to void 'onerous' copyright rules
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has sued the US government in an attempt to overturn a part of the DMCA that it says violates the First Amendment. The provisions, contained in Section 1201, r...
10:14 am -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Olympic-themed Apple Watch bands are only available in Rio
To celebrate the Olympic games, the Apple Watch is getting a series of commemorative straps that match the flags of 14 participating countries. GQ got the exclusive, saying that each model will set yo...
09:54 am -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Experiment with face swaps in a snap with this new search engine
Ah, the future. You don't even have to use Cosmopolitan Virtual Makeover to try on different hairstyles and other looks these days even if you aren't proficient with Photoshop. All you need ...
09:30 am -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: Homeless robots, modern brain maps and giant vortex cannons
Today on In Case You Missed It: A French artist created a remote-controlled robot disguised as a homeless man. It's name is Dirk. Additionally, a team of neuroscientists from Oxford University sc...
09:16 am -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget A baby planet created one of the moon's largest impact basins
Scientists have known for a long time that the Imbrium Basin, one of the largest impact craters on the moon, was the result of an asteroid colliding with our planet's natural satellite. Thanks to...
08:08 am -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Survival in 'We Happy Few' starts next week
We Happy Few was one of my coworker Jess Conditt's favorite games from E3 this year, and for good reason: its alt-history, drug-and-paranoia fueled take on a dystopia is unlike anything we'v...
07:07 am -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Samsung fires back at Huawei with its own patent lawsuit
Huawei filed a lawsuit against Samsung back in May, accusing the Korean corporation of infringing on some of its 4G-related patents. Now, it's Samsung that's on the offensive: according to R...
06:06 am -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Chinese scientists will soon begin the first CRISPR human trial
American regulators already approved a University of Pennsylvania team's plans to conduct a CRISPR trial on humans, but a group of Chinese scientists will beat them to the punch. The Chinese team...
04:40 am -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget 'Pokemon Go' launches in Japan under golden arches
Despite being the true home of Pocket Monsters, until today, Japanese fans weren't able to download the smartphone phenomenon that is Pokemon Go. As rumored, Niantic Labs' game launches in P...
03:26 am -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget NVIDIA's new top-end graphics card is the $1,200 Titan X
If you recently bought a $599 NVIDIA GTX 1080 in order to have the fastest rig around, I have bad news. NVIDIA has revealed the latest Titan X, a graphics card with 12GB of GDDR5X memory and 3,584 cor...
02:09 am -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Try passing 'The Turing Test' August 30th on Xbox One
Given video gaming's reliance on artificial intelligence and penchant for sci-fi themes, it's surprising that only now there's a game named after Alan Turing's famous A.I. test. He...
01:05 am -04 - Fri, July 22, 2016
Engadget Verizon will disconnect its heaviest 'unlimited' data users
There's a limit to "unlimited," it turns out. Verizon Wireless customers who still have unlimited data plans and who regularly go over 100GB per month will be forced to switch to limite...
11:57 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Twitch Creative streamers to raise funds for kids in need
From July 21st to July 31st, you might come across some Twitch streams raising funds for non-profit org Save the Children. Twitch Creative, the streaming website's portal for artists, has invited...
11:09 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Netflix previews 'Luke Cage' and more Marvel at Comic-Con
The San Diego Comic-Con is underway, and Netflix kicked things off with a few announcements about its various Marvel superhero series. Luke Cage is due September 30th, and its teaser trailer brings ab...
10:32 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Redbox is getting back into streaming and downloads
Redbox's ill-fated attempt to take on Netflix and Hulu shut down in 2014, but Variety reports that it's ready to try again. From the ashes of Redbox Instant rises Redbox Digital, which ditch...
09:14 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Nintendo's new NES commercial will toy with your nostalgia
Between the incredible popularity of Pok&eacute;mon Go, game-themed sneakers and the NES Classic Mini console, Nintendo's nostalgia bombs show no signs of stopping. The gaming juggernaut is f...
07:46 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget 'Overwatch' was June's best-selling game, even with a handicap
In case you haven't noticed, Overwatch is really, really popular. Popular enough to support millions of active players, host high-stakes professional competitive gaming drama and even inspire a g...
07:08 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Boat thieves thwarted by teens with a Phantom drone
A group of teenagers vacationing on Camano Island in Washington State became technology-assisted crimestoppers this week, ABC News reports. 14-year-old Chris Harris and his friend were visiting the is...
06:32 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Curiosity rover can shoot lasers at any rock it wants
Is there anything cooler than sending a robot to Mars to shoot rocks with lasers? Probably not -- which is why NASA is giving the Curiosity rover the ability to shoot even more rocks with lasers. Okay...
05:55 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget New Galaxy S7 Active smartphones won't leak, says Samsung
It's official: the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active isn't quite as rugged as it was originally advertised. Well, it wasn't, but it is now. Following failed underwater tests from both Consumer R...
05:38 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget You can soon call on Amazon to bring you lunch in a hurry
Amazon isn't satisfied with bringing you same-day delivery and student loans. It also wants to enter the food delivery business. ...
05:19 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Police get dead man's finger 3D-printed to unlock his phone
Michigan State University professor Anil Jain's work focuses on how to make biometric signifiers like facial recognition as difficult to hack into as possible. But when police approached him to b...
05:01 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Apple's electric car might not hit the streets until 2021
Apple's electric car initiative, dubbed 'Project Titan,' has been sort of an open secret for awhile now -- but how close the company is to actually releasing a vehicle is anybody's...
04:45 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $125 on an iPad Pro 9.7
This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read their continuously updated list of deals at TheWirecutter.com.You may have already seen Engadge...
04:24 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Spotify is now selling your information to advertisers
If you're a Spotify user, your friends and family aren't the only ones who are able to check out your playlists. The popular streaming service is now the latest platform that is opening its ...
04:24 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Spotify will play ads based on your playlists
If you're a Spotify user, your friends and family aren't the only ones who are able to check out your playlists. The popular streaming service is now the latest platform that is opening its ...
03:49 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Hackers reportedly selling leaked terrorism watchlist
An eerily detailed database containing a list of suspected and convicted criminals and terrorists is reportedly being sold online for 10 bitcoin (about $6,600) and 3.5 bitcoin ($2,300.) ...
03:30 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Facebook's solar-powered drone makes first full test flight
Facebook's solar-powered, internet-beaming plane Aquila is finally ready for takeoff after two years of engineering and scale model flights. As the company reports today, a full-scale version of ...
03:14 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Nintendo tries to salvage 'Star Fox: Zero' with a late demo
Despite being one of Nintendo's most highly anticipated Wii U games, Star Fox: Zero landed with less than stellar reviews. It wasn't that the game was bad, just sort of hard to play. Critics...
02:55 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Stem cell-based cartilage could fix your broken hip
Doctors want to 3D print transplantable organs from your own stem cells, but now they might be able to replace a bum hip, too. A team of scientists in St. Louis and Durham used stem cells to grow cart...
02:33 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Edward Snowden designed an iPhone case to prevent wireless snooping
Edward Snowden is still trying to combat smartphone radio surveillance three years after spilling the NSA's secrets. With help from hacker Andrew "Bunnie" Huang, Snowden presented on Th...
02:12 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget An 'Overwatch' graphic novel is coming
With over 10 million players on PC, Playstation 4 and Xbox One, Overwatch is a bonafide success. By now, gamers have got to grips with the abilities of its 22 playable characters, the latest of which ...
01:51 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Soon you can have your student loans serviced through Amazon
Amazon is the best place to shop for Star Trek: The Original Series on Blu-ray at 3 AM as well as a pallet of Surge to down while watching at the same time (not that I've done this.) But soon eno...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Google Play Books 'Bubble Zoom' makes it easier to read comics
Google Play Books become more comic-friendly last year with addition of vertical scrolling. At this year's Comic-Con, Google is announcing another handy feature that will be reading the illustrat...
01:02 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Square Enix's 'Cosmos Rings' is an RPG for your Apple Watch
After pulling installments of the Chaos Rings series from the App Store and then filing a trademark for a game called Cosmos Rings in Europe, Square Enix turned some heads. Now the publishing giant is...
12:38 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget SoftBank and Honda team up for cars that can read emotions
Japanese telecom company SoftBank is planning on teaming up with Honda for its latest bid for car tech: Cars that can not only talk, but also read their drivers' emotions....
12:17 pm -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Periscope videos can now be embedded with a tweet
One key thing was missing from Periscope's live video option: the ability to embed the video streams and archived footage in other places rather than sharing a link. Twitter's livestreaming ...
11:55 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Explore a 3D scan of the Apollo 11 capsule
It's been 47 years since NASA first put a man on the moon and you can now get an idea of what astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins experienced. The Smithsonian Institute, wo...
11:36 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Without a new Apple Watch, smartwatch shipments decline in Q2
Until now, the smartwatch market had seen year-over-year growth each quarter since the devices made their debut. For Q2 2016 though, that wasn't the case. Global smartwatch shipments were down 32...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget France objects to Windows 10 user tracking
France's privacy regulator has stared into Windows 10 and feels that the software's doing a bit too much staring back. CNIL has issued a statement saying that the operating system collects t...
10:56 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Take a look at how 'No Man's Sky' handles combat
In the almost three years since we first saw No Man's Sky, gameplay videos and previews have focused mostly on its exploration and survival aspects. Now, mere weeks ahead of its PlayStation 4 lau...
10:31 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Scientists can build lab tools using these Lego-like blocks
A team of University of California, Riverside researchers designed a special set of 3D-printed Lego-like bricks. Unlike normal Lego that serves as building blocks for toys and gadgets, their bricks ca...
10:10 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget PSVR's 'cinematic mode' boasts a virtual 226-inch screen
No matter how big your TV might be, a movie theater screen will likely always be bigger. But with PlayStation VR you can simulate up to a 226-inch display using the headset's Cinematic Mode. Cine...
09:50 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget NASA releases a year-long look at the sunlit face of the Earth
The DSCOVR satellite gave us a rare glimpse of the sunlit face of the Earth in 2015. Now that it's been orbiting the planet for over a year, its EPIC camera has finally captured enough images for...
09:30 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: Microscopic seascapes and riding your luggage home
Today on In Case You Missed It: A motorized, rideable piece of luggage is hitting Indiegogo on Thursday that can convert from regular bag to lazy human scooter in a jiff. To cut out people altogether,...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Moto Z and Z Force Droid review: The risks are mostly worth it
Ever since the original Moto X came out, I've been fascinated by Motorola. We saw one of the biggest, oldest brands in communications take a long, hard look at where it's been and chart a th...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget 'Candid,' the anonymous chat app, enforces civility with AI
If Twitter, 4Chan and Reddit are any indication, people will exploit even the barest of anonymization to be complete and utter asshats online. Just look at the recent attacks against Ghostbusters star...
08:40 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget The live-action 'Pokmon' movie starts production next year
Last week the rumblings of a live-action Pok&eacute;mon movie were just that. But now Legendary Pictures has confirmed that it has secured the rights for a Detective Pikachu flick, according to Th...
08:21 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Say farewell to VHS (if you hadn't already)
The last company that still makes VHS players will reportedly cease production of the technology at the end of July. The news comes from Japan's Nikkei, which claims that Funai has decided to cal...
08:00 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Alcatel's Idol 4S bundle is an affordable way to try out VR
This is the year of virtual reality. With the most eagerly anticipated headsets finally becoming available and many content makers creating VR material, 2016 marks the year the medium is started to go...
07:16 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Apple and Facebook helped bust the world's biggest torrent site
When you're the owner of the world's biggest torrent-sharing site, the last thing you'd expect to land you in trouble would be a totally legitimate (and legal) purchase via iTunes. But ...
06:35 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget NASA institute will find ways to protect astronauts' health
Lengthy deep space missions pose higher risks to spacefaring humans compared to trips to the ISS or to the moon -- after all, our bodies evolved for life on Earth. In an effort to find ways to reduce ...
06:00 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Tinder Social is a new feature for finding friends to hang with
You already meet potential love matches on Tinder. Why not use the app for making new friends to go and hang out with? That's what the company hopes you'll do with the launch of Tinder Socia...
05:20 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget 'TowerFall' team's next game is all about climbing a mountain
TowerFall may have been focused on multiplayer mayhem, but developer Matt Thorson's next project looks like a different type of chaos. Celeste is a tough-as-nails 2D platformer a la Super Meatboy...
04:45 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Sky Q update makes binge-watching that little bit easier
In the UK, Sky Q offers a bunch of improvements over the old Sky+ platform: a better interface, a fancy new remote and support for 4K content. It's also an acknowledgement of the role streaming n...
04:35 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Hubble study finds two potentially habitable exoplanets
Scientists from MIT and the University of Li&egrave;ge studying a planetary system orbiting the star TRAPPIST&ndash;1 have discovered two rocky, Earth-like and potentially habitable planets on...
03:50 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Pick up 'Inversus' and other new PS4 indies this August
August is shaping up to be a big month for indie gaming for PlayStation 4 owners, with a smattering of titles hitting next month, like the creative puzzler Inversus. It's headed for the PlayStati...
03:02 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Qualcomm is selling more chips for high-end smartphones
Qualcomm shipped more Snapdragon chips this quarter than even it expected, and for that reason (and others), made more money. It reported sales of 201 million high-end chips, beating its estimates by ...
02:05 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget ThinkProgress joins Medium's growing list of publications
When Medium shifted its focus from independent writers to a more full-fledged blogging platform earlier this year, it nabbed an impressive lineup of small, but influential sites. Now Medium can boast ...
01:04 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget New imaging method reveals how Alzheimer's reshapes the brain
Researchers at Yale University have led development in to a new type of brain scan designed to detect changes in synapses associated with common brain disorders. Until now, researchers have only be ab...
12:02 am -04 - Thu, July 21, 2016
Engadget Nightdive Studios' 'System Shock' remake is coming to PS4
The Kickstarter-funded System Shock remake from Nightdive Studios is coming along swimmingly, having already reached its funding goal of $900,000 with 7 days to go in its campaign. Because of the huge...
11:32 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget NASA tests composite material for lightweight rockets
NASA has subjected an 8.4-foot-tall barrel made of composite materials to a series of abuse for the sake of building lighter and stronger rockets. The agency put it under extreme loads of almost 900,0...
10:41 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Whirlpool washer and dryer can order refills with Amazon Dash
If you hate having to swing by the store to get washing detergent and dryer sheets, Whirlpool has you covered. The appliance maker's Smart Top Load Washer and Dryer can now use the Amazon Dash Re...
09:58 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget iOS 10 warns when your Lightning port gets wet
Many mobile devices are water-resistant (some more than others), but they'll rarely tell you when there's a less-than-obvious danger. You might not find out that you've soaked somethin...
09:10 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Tesla Master Plan pt. 2 explains how everyone gets an electric car
Back in 2006 Elon Musk casually revealed the plans for what Tesla Motors has mostly accomplished in the decade since, and now (after some teasing) he's back with part two. While the original &quo...
08:34 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Twitch streamer banned for shady betting on 'Counter-Strike'
Recently, some high-profile video game streamers have been exposed as owning third-party gambling sites where players can bet on the outcome of matches for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive &mdash;...
07:42 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Firefox will leave Flash off by default in 2017
Add Mozilla to the ranks of web browser developers giving Flash the boot. While it previously blocked Flash over security issues, it's phasing out regular use of Adobe's often-criticized p...
07:09 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Plex streams your music collection to Sonos speakers
If you're using Plex to store your music and video files, there's a new option for listening to those tracks around the house. The company announced today that access to your audio collectio...
06:32 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Gorilla Glass 5 will save your phone from even bigger falls
It's been about two years since version four of Corning's ubiquitous protective glass rolled out, and Gorilla Glass now protects some 4.5 billion devices across the planet. So, you can proba...
05:55 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Facebook Live now lets you hide comments, stream for longer
If you've been waiting for Facebook Live to offer bigger, longer broadcasts, this is your week. The social network just announced updates for its broadccasting platform that will allow longer, fu...
05:31 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget GOP and industry agree: Tech has a messaging problem
The government and the technology industry agree: They need to do a better job educating the public. During a policy forum hosted by The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) at the ...
05:09 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget 'Dots & Co.' is a meditative puzzle game that should be on your phone
Mobile puzzle game Two Dots (from developer Dots) did a ton of things right when it was released in 2014. The game took a simple mechanic -- matching two or more dots of the same color -- and added a ...
04:53 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Razer's second OSVR devkit is now available for pre-order
If you've been looking for a lower-cost alternative to the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive that doesn't skimp on hardware, you're in luck. Razer has officially started taking pre-orders for th...
03:42 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Microsoft's never-released 'McLaren' phone gets a review
Remember Microsoft's Nokia-branded McLaren smartphone? It was supposed to carry the torch for Windows Phone in late 2014 through its exotic 3D touch input (which Apple wouldn't have until 2...
03:10 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget 'Pac-Man Championship Edition 2' looks chaotic, wonderful
A few years ago, Bandai Namco figured out the key to reviving the Pac-Man: just make the original top down dot-chomper faster, brighter and more competitive. Pac-Man Championship Edition and Champions...
02:42 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Apple releases second public betas for iOS 10 and macOS Sierra
Were you quick to hop on the test versions of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra? It's time to start updating. Apple has released the second public betas of both platforms, and they're not just addin...
02:15 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Moog's Minimoog Model D back in full production after 30 years
After suspending production for over 30 years on its classic Minimoog Model D analog synth, Moog has announced the instrument is back. The company had a small pilot production workshop at Moogfest in ...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Sony's high-end 4K HDR LCD TVs start at $7,000
If you thought Sony was done announcing new TVs for the year at CES 2016, you were mistaken. Today, Sony unveiled the Z series, a new line of LCD televisions that it says is its best and brightest yet...
01:26 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Amiibo support is coming to 'Animal Crossing: New Leaf'
Animal Crossing and Amiibo seem like a match made in heaven: cute characters, and collectable toys. Sadly, the duo's first pairing turned out to be a shallow, dull board game without much replay ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Which printers are worth buying?
You probably don't print as much as you used to, if at all. However, on the rare occasion that you need a crisp copy of your resume to bring to an interview or want some framed photos of the kids...
12:37 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Vine is a sinking ship, but one worth saving
If you haven't checked in on Vine recently, you might find the six-second video network looks a little less vibrant than it used to. The service has seen most of its high-profile creators move ov...
12:37 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Vine is a sinking ship but one worth saving
If you haven't checked in on Vine recently, you might find that the six-second video network looks a little less vibrant than it used to. The service has seen most of its high-profile creators mo...
12:02 pm -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget These artists went beyond Google Sheets to make a mural
Spreadsheets typically equate to boring, menial work. Who wants to talk about data entry? Google has taken some interesting measures to go beyond spreadsheets' intended use (namely Google Sheets)...
11:38 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Amazon explores using street lights as delivery drone perches
Amazon's Prime Air delivery drones already have a glaring problem: how do you keep them charged and sheltered when dedicated facilities are likely to be few and far between? The company has an id...
11:26 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Ecotricity disputes Tesla's fastest charger claim, loses
Tesla and Ecotricity, a British energy provider using renewable sources, have a rocky relationship. Years ago the two came together to work on Tesla's Supercharger network in the UK, but disagree...
11:21 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Skype no longer supporting Windows Phone or older Android versions
Microsoft is making some changes to its Skype app going forward, and it may end up making some Android and Windows Phone users frustrated. Today, Microsoft announced it would continue to support Skype...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget SwiftKey's first Microsoft-era keyboard predicts your emoji
Wondering what SwiftKey has been up to ever since Microsoft bought it early in the year? It's not necessarily what you'd expect: meet Swiftmoji, a predictive emoji keyboard app for Android a...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Facebook Messenger tops one billion monthly users
Facebook has just announced yet another milestone: more than 1 billion people now use its Messenger service every month. Combine that with WhatsApp, which reached the billion-user point back in Februa...
10:41 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Brush up on hundreds of topics with the Tinycards app
Plenty of people have turned to the popular language-learning app Duolingo to become well-versed in a different tongue. The company knows how to hammer knowledge into your brain. That's why it�...
10:19 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Google used DeepMind AI to cut its power bill
Google's grand experiment in using artificial intelligence to save power is paying off. The search firm's Demis Hassabis tells Bloomberg that the DeepMind AI has cut electricity use at Googl...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget The birth of a spaceport
The government may have ceded the development of rockets to companies, but Cape Canaveral Air Force Station remains a key site for space exploration. Together with the neighboring Kennedy Space Center...
09:30 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: Mercedes makes a self-driving bus for the masses
Today on In Case You Missed It: Mercedes made a new class of vehicle to take on mass transit systems by autonomously navigating city streets with GPS, radar, dozens of cameras and data links to local ...
09:16 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget DARPA wants modular chips for its killer robots
To add smarts to machines, you need to design circuits and chips, a time-consuming and costly business. The US military's skunkworks arm, DARPA, wants to change all that with its new "CHIPS&...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget The first episode of 'Life is Strange' will soon be free
The first episode of the narrative adventure game Life is Strange will be free to download across platforms from tomorrow. Publisher Square Enix says the change is indefinite. It's clearly a move...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Fastest-ever production drone is also one of the smartest
As a rule, the fastest drones tend to be either prototypes or one-off homebrew models. Even the quickest off-the-shelf drones are pokey in comparison. Teal, however, doesn't think you should ha...
08:40 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Argos to stock network-hopping Anywhere SIM cards
Anywhere SIM, a company that wants to solve poor signal problems in the UK, has snapped up its first retail partner. Argos will be selling its SIM cards both in store and online, giving the upstart so...
08:02 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget DARPA's AI-powered radio challenge is officially on
DARPA's done ironing out the details for its next Grand Challenge, which revolves around the development of AI-powered radios that work with each other to avoid wireless congestion. The contest w...
07:05 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Pluto stamp earns world record for traveling 3 billion miles
"Pluto: Not Yet Explored" is the envy of all stampkind. It has officially earned a Guinness World Record for the farthest distance traveled by a postage stamp after journeying for 3.26 billi...
06:18 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Uber will use high-res satellite imagery to improve pickups
Uber will soon use high-resolution satellite imagery from DigitalGlobe to help drivers find passengers. According to a press release from DigitalGlobe, the ridesharing company will use its satellites ...
05:52 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Sky Kids app lets you download shows for the open road
It's hot and you still have another few hours on the road. The kids are starting to fidget and have already grown tired of Minecraft: Pocket Edition on their iPads. What to do? Well, if you'...
05:38 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Microsoft gives Groove for iOS and Android a facelift
Microsoft's Groove apps for iOS and Android weren't quite as good as the Windows version, but this update was designed to change that. The company has given its music apps for both platforms...
05:12 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget BT down: this is why your broadband isn't working
If you're trying to get online with BT Broadband today, you might experience some problems. The provider has confirmed that it's suffering from network issues that are affecting subscribers ...
04:33 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Smart sutures can monitor wounds as they heal
Someday, the thread holding your skin and tissues together after a surgical suture could beam info about your wound straight to your doctor. A team of Tufts University engineers have created smart thr...
04:05 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Sky gains a Top Picks section and more binge-watching features
As the viewing habits of its customers change, Sky has overhauled its programme guide and planner to better serve shows that people want to watch. The company's new box, Sky Q, built on that by i...
02:01 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Try Prisma's machine-learned art filters on Android
The latest heavily-filtered trend in your Instagram feed, Prisma, is now headed to Android on beta. The Russian-made app uses machine learning to severely tweak your images to something that almost ap...
02:01 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Try Prisma's machine-learned art filters on Android (updated)
The latest heavily-filtered trend in your Instagram feed, Prisma, is now headed to Android on beta. The Russian-made app uses machine learning to severely tweak your images to something that almost ap...
01:10 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Google's Art and Culture app turns your phone into a museum
Art is a big subject. It embodies the values of humanity, preserves our culture and serves as a record of our very history. Jumping into it can be daunting and scary, but Google just made it a little ...
12:24 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget The fourth 'Kentucky Route Zero' chapter is finally here
Kentucky Route Zero's fourth chapter is really, actually, truly here. Seriously. Following a two-year-plus gap since the adventure game's third installment, you can finally grab the penultim...
12:02 am -04 - Wed, July 20, 2016
Engadget Japan's delayed 'Pokemon Go' launch will feature sponsored 'gyms'
Server problems, earnestly waiting for the start of Japan's school holidays, or perhaps signing the dotted line on a sweet, sweet fast-food sponsorship deal? Whatever the true reason for the paus...
11:28 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Android Nougat won't boot your phone if its software is corrupt
Ever since KitKat, Android has verified your device's boot process to make sure that rootkits and other forms of malware don't operate undetected. However, it hasn't done much more tha...
10:53 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Twitter permanently bans one of its most offensive users
Twitter has finally done it. After years of provocative actions, repeated suspensions and even an unchecking, Twitter has permanently banned conservative writer and Breitbart Tech Editor Milo Yiannopo...
10:29 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget The new 'Overwatch' hero is causing all kinds of trouble
Online shooter Overwatch is dominating the conversation surrounding video games lately, but not for the reasons developer/publisher Blizzard probably wants. First with the good news: healing sniper An...
09:41 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget June marked 14 straight months of record high temperatures
Thanks to the ocean warming effects of El Ni&ntilde;o and the global warming effects of humans in general, planet Earth just experienced its warmest June on record, the National Oceanic and Atmosp...
08:43 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget China temporarily bans highway testing of self-driving cars
Self-driving cars are no longer welcome on Chinese highways. At least for now. According to a new report from Bloomberg, the country's auto industry is working with police to create new regulatio...
07:50 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget 'Mr. Robot' gets a nationwide VR experience for Comic-Con
That online season premiere isn't the only elusive Mr. Robot video that you can watch this month. USA Network and Within are partnering on a Mr. Robot Virtual Reality Experinece that will be sim...
07:04 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Here's how 'Batman v Superman' got its futuristic displays
Ever wonder about how Batman's gadgets ended up with such cool interfaces? They owe it all to Perception, a graphics company asked to create unique displays and control screens for several of the...
06:28 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget 'Rock Band Rivals' rocks out with two new game modes
Rock Band Rivals was announced last month during E3 as the first paid expansion for Rock Band 4. It quickly generated buzz ahead of its October release, but there were scant details as to what the exp...
05:59 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget BratWurst Bot autonomously orders, cooks and serves sausage
Do you like sausage? I mean, really, really like it? Then we have the robot for you: Bratwurst Bot -- an autonomous machine that takes customer orders, cooks sausages and serves bratwurst without any ...
05:59 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget BratWurst Bot takes orders, then cooks and serves sausage
Do you like sausage? I mean, really, really like it? Then we have the robot for you: BratWurst Bot -- an autonomous machine that takes customer orders, cooks sausages and serves bratwurst without any ...
05:30 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Republican platform highlights the importance of privacy
In the wake of countless scandals, from Bush-era warrantless wiretaps to Obama-age metadata collection, the Republican party has decided to put renewed focus on citizen privacy. Multiple sections of t...
05:22 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Facebook details a way to offer laser-based internet access
Have you wondered how Facebook might offer high-speed internet access using lasers? The company's Connectivity Lab is happy to show you. It just published a research paper explaining laser beam...
05:05 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Thanks to VW, BMW's 2017 diesels will be delayed
BMW confirmed Monday that US sales for its model-year 2017 diesel vehicles will be delayed because US regulators are taking longer than expected to certify the models. Bimmer, which sells diesel-power...
04:47 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget The LG Action Cam LTE undergoes a minor evolution
The LG G5 has a lot of expensive "Friends." LG's series of accessories meant to be used with the phone have included to date a VR headset, camera grip, 360 camera and Hi-Fi audio module...
04:30 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Microsoft's earnings show its future is in the cloud
While Microsoft's phone business remains in freefall, its cloud offerings are stronger than ever. For the fourth fiscal quarter of 2016, the company's Intelligent Cloud (which covers all of ...
04:20 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Kia brings Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to older cars
For many, the biggest problem with Android Auto or Apple CarPlay is getting it in the first place. Unless you buy a very recent car, you're likely stuck buying an aftermarket head unit to drag ...
04:01 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Kepler space telescope spots two planets that might support life
After recovering from a shutdown scare back in April, NASA's Kepler telescope continues its mission scoping out the stars for Earth-size planets orbiting other stars, crude criteria to find ones ...
03:39 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget SpaceX wants two more landing pads for Falcon Heavy rocket
What's better than watching one of SapceX's Falcon 9 reusable rockets land? Watching three of them land. At the same time! Okay, that spectacle isn't here quite yet, but Elon Musk'...
03:20 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget 'Don't Starve: Shipwrecked' gets a PS4 release date
If you own a PlayStation 4 and have been patiently waiting to play Don't Starve: Shipwrecked, then you're in luck. The nautical-themed expansion will be released on August 2nd on the PSN sto...
03:03 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Deezer's $10 music streaming service is open to all in the US (updated)
Before now, if you wanted to subscribe to Deezer in the US, you needed to own Bose or Sonos audio gear or be a Cricket customer in order to do so. Just over a month after the streaming service shed po...
02:42 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Atom-scale storage holds 62TB in a square inch
Storage tech doesn't get much better than this. Scientists at TU Delft have developed a technique that uses chlorine atom positions as data bits, letting the team fit 1KB of information into an ...
02:15 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Twitter opens up application process for verified accounts
The little blue checkmark on certain Twitter profiles has long been an elusive identifier to obtain. Verified accounts are often awarded to personalities on Twitter to identify them as "authentic...
02:02 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Watch the first trailer for Telltale's new 'Batman' game
It's the Caped Crusader, but now how you've seen (or played as) him before. Telltale Games has released its first trailer for BATMAN, an adventure game series about the iconic superhero in G...
01:31 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget The Kafon Drone clears minefields 20 times faster than people
The manufacture, dissemination and use of anti-personnel mines were effectively banned in the late 1990s when 133 nations signed the Ottawa Treaty. But despite that international agreement, an estimat...
01:02 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Amazon Singles Classics brings stories from magazines to Kindle
If you're looking for some new reading material on your Kindle or inside Amazon's reading app, you're in luck. The online retailer announced Singles Classics: a collection of essays and...
12:41 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget 'Rise of the Tomb Raider' comes to the PS4 on October 11th
Rise of the Tomb Raider has spent much of the last year as one of the best Xbox One exclusives out there, but soon PlayStation 4 owners will get in on the fun. As part of a 20-year Tomb Raider celebra...
12:22 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget The best ice cream maker
By Lesley StocktonThis post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best things for your home. Read the full article here.When the mercury starts climbing, nothing scre...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Republican party embraces next-gen wireless and IoT
In 2012 the GOP's official platform didn't say much about broadband. In fact, in the 62-page, roughly 30,000-word document detailing the party's various policy stances, the word "b...
11:30 am -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget A month without bacon because my genes said so
If you've ever stumbled across the more inspirational corner of Instagram, you'll find plenty of images pertaining to motivation. After all, very few of us are physically incapable of at lea...
11:05 am -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Museum uses 'Minecraft' to visualise the Great Fire of London
Minecraft and its 'build what you want' mentality has made it an effective tool in the classroom. The game, developed by Mojang and owned by Microsoft, has been used to teach art, geology an...
10:59 am -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget NBA announces two original shows that will stream on Twitter
Earlier this month, a Recode report indicated that Twitter was in talks with the NBA and Turner to bring more sports video to the social platform. Today, the league announced the deal what will bring ...
10:59 am -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget NBA announces two original shows that will stream on Twitter (updated)
Earlier this month, a Recode report indicated that Twitter was in talks with the NBA and Turner to bring more sports video to the social platform. Today, the league announced the deal what will bring ...
10:36 am -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Government requests for Google data reached new highs in 2015
Governments around the world sent Google 40,677 requests for user data in the second half of 2015, the highest figure the search company has ever posted in its Transparency Report. That's also a ...
10:14 am -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget The Tinder movie no one asked for is happening
Tinder has been used to market movies like Ex Machina before, but we can't think of any with plots that revolve around the app. That's about to change with Warner Bros.' Worst Tinder Da...
09:52 am -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Snapchat debuts 'Bitmoji' stickers for your messages
Back in March, reports surfaced that Snapchat shelled out $100 million for Bitstrips, a company that makes personalized comic strips based on your personal avatar. As you might expect, those illustrat...
09:30 am -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: Reinvented wheel and drones that can evade
Today on In Case You Missed It: Stanford is teaching drones how to avoid either existing obstacles or ones that come in the form of an attacking human. It all works in real-time, which is why the vide...
09:02 am -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Harvard's battery tech takes cues from vitamin B2
A team of Harvard scientists on a quest to find an organic molecule that can be used to make non-toxic, low cost flow batteries found their answer in vitamin B2. By making just a couple of tweaks to r...
08:00 am -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Seagate unveils a 10TB hard drive for your home PC
It's no longer far-fetched to buy a 10TB hard drive if you're running a server, but what if you need gobs of space for your games and 4K videos at home? Seagate has your back after today, as...
07:01 am -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Quantum computers show potential to revolutionize chemistry
If you have trouble wrapping your mind around quantum physics, don't worry -- it's even hard for supercomputers. The solution, according to researchers from Google, Harvard, Lawrence Berkele...
06:30 am -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget MPs tell BT to get its 'house in order' or face Openreach split
In the latest development in the BT/Openreach saga, a panel of cross-party MPs has called for the provider to be split from its broadband division if it doesn't invest significantly more in UK in...
05:45 am -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget 'Gravity Rush 2' hits PlayStation 4 this December
Gravity Rush 2 is coming to the US and Europe this year. The sequel to the physics-defying hit will launch on December 2nd in the US and UK, and November 30th in Europe.The original Gravity Rush launc...
05:25 am -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Deliveroo now offers booze-only drop-offs
Deliveroo has a made a name for itself delivering meals from restaurants that you wouldn't normally find on Just Eat and Hungry House. The company is far from content, however, so it's launc...
04:29 am -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Sea slug muscle powers this 'biohybrid' robot
Some scientists make robots inspired by sea slugs. But this team from Case Western Reserve University took a muscle from a real slug and used it to make a biohybrid robot. To be exact, the group took ...
03:10 am -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget BBC puts all the BBC's best content in one personalised app
Between news, TV, radio programming and more, the BBC is constantly producing a vast array of content. There's far too much for any one person to consume, and on top of that it's all distrib...
02:54 am -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget Original 'Dead Rising' will shamble on to PC, PS4 and Xbox One
Dead Rising 4 isn't the only place folks with current-gen consoles will see photojournalist-turned-mall-savior Frank West (he's covered wars, you know) this fall. A Eurogamer report notes th...
01:30 am -04 - Tue, July 19, 2016
Engadget NYC's next subway cars have WiFi and USB ports built-in
The New York City subway system is gearing up for a major overhaul meant to bring a "modernized look and feel" to lighting, wayfinding and subway cars by the year 2020. At a press conference...
11:59 pm -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget DJI drones will now get real-time wildfire alerts
DJI has added real-time wildfire alerts to its geofencing system to prevent drones from wandering into affected areas and hampering firefighting efforts. The company already upgraded its Geospatial En...
10:54 pm -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Plex rewrites its media streaming app for Windows 10
Plex users on Windows have been stuck with an old Windows 8 app for awhile now, but that changes today. The media streaming server's desktop app has been completely rebuilt for Windows 10 as a Un...
09:37 pm -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Try a near-final version of Android Nougat right now
Android Nougat is almost here. A post on the Android Developers blog has the operating system's final developer preview build listed for download, which means that a bulk of the bugs and kinks we...
08:26 pm -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget What's on your HDTV: Comic-con, 'BvS,' 'Bojack Horseman'
This week the RNC in Cleveland will get a lot of primetime attention, but it's not the only thing on TV. First, if you haven't started watching Netflix's series Stranger Things (it drop...
07:41 pm -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget GOP platform praises NASA's ability to foster innovation
The Republican party has officially adopted its platform (warning: PDF) for the 2016 election season. And inside is some slightly surprising praise for NASA and talk of investing in it as a means to f...
07:26 pm -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Artificial cell membranes could lead to more effective drugs
Medical science often targets drugs at the proteins in cell membranes. But how do you study everything about their behavior when you can't control them? That's what UC San Diego researcher...
06:58 pm -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Cardinals scout sentenced to 46 months for hacking another team
Last June, the FBI began investigating the St. Louis Cardinals for hacking computers of the Houston Astros to access confidential scouting reports on the teams players. Christopher Correa, the Cardina...
06:29 pm -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Mercedes' autonomous bus makes a landmark trip on public roads
Mercedes-Benz's CityPilot autonomous bus technology just got a real-world, long-range test drive on the streets and highways of the Netherlands. One of the company's Future Bus vehicles succ...
06:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Airbus uses drones to speed up aircraft inspections
Aircraft inspections are one of the best things operators can do to ensure safety in flight, but ironically, the chore can be a little unsafe for inspectors themselves. To properly review an aircraft&...
05:30 pm -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Apple rolls out more accurate iTunes matching for Apple Music
Apple Music's ability to match and sync songs that users had already purchased in iTunes was a notable feature when the service first launched last year. Unfortunately, it didn't work as wel...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget BuzzFeed and Washington Post turn to robots for RNC coverage
Both the Washington Post and Buzzfeed have sent robots to cover the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Call it forward thinking, call it a gimmick, inventive, desperate... doesn't matte...
04:35 pm -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Netflix's growth slows as its delayed price hike sets in
Our first real peek at the reaction to Netflix's "ungrandfathered" pricing is here, as it releases numbers for the second quarter. What they show is much slower subscriber growth compar...
04:30 pm -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Zuckerberg foundation aims to help with SF's housing crisis
The influx of engineers, employees and entrepreneurs into Silicon Valley has caused area housing prices to skyrocket, pushing out locals and earning the industry some deserved ill-will. Now the nascen...
04:05 pm -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Volkswagen to compensate dealerships after diesel scandal
As part of a settlement after its previous diesel scandal, Volkswagen is working to ensure franchise dealership owners that they will indeed receive compensation....
03:39 pm -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget ZTE's latest low-cost phablet comes with a fingerprint sensor
Even though it has a higher-end series with the Axon line, ZTE continues to focus on the budget phone market with its ZMax brand. Arriving today for pre-orders on MetroPCS for just $99 (after an insta...
03:39 pm -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget ZTE Zmax Pro comes with a fingerprint sensor for just $99
Even though it has a higher-end series with the Axon line, ZTE continues to focus on the budget phone market with its Zmax brand. Available for pre-orders today on MetroPCS for just $99 (after an inst...
03:10 pm -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' helps Nintendo break major stock market record
Nintendo continues to make headlines, all thanks to Pok&eacute;mon Go. Now the video game giant had the biggest daily turnover of any company on the Tokyo stock market this past Friday, July 15th....
02:43 pm -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Justice Department sued for old computers slowing FOIA requests
A researcher who specializes in the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is suing the Justice Department for using really, really old computers to fulfil requests for information....
01:54 pm -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Server capacity delayed Japanese 'Pokmon Go' launch
Pok&eacute;mon Go may be a smash hit in the US, Canada, UK, New Zealand and about 20 other countries -- but did you know that nobody is playing the game in the Japan? It's not for want of try...
12:58 pm -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget NFL preps footballs with data-tracking chips
Think that it's too easy for NFL players to kick extra points and field goals? The league is hoping that technology will up the skill level... not to mention the thrills. The NFL tells the Toro...
12:12 pm -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget HP's Elite X3 Windows Phone launches next month for $699
Been waiting for a phone that could pull triple duty as your handheld, laptop and desk machine? Then your day has almost come: HP says that its Elite X3 will hit shelves late next month. The $699 hand...
11:37 am -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget NASA brings a DNA sequencer to space for the first time
SpaceX's after-midnight Falcon 9 launch didn't just advance the state of the art in rocket landings... the cargo it launched is groundbreaking, too. NASA notes that the mission is the first...
10:57 am -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Facebook and ABC team up for live DNC and RNC coverage
Your options for livestreaming the Democratic and Republican national conventions just got even wider. ABC and Facebook are partnering on 24-hour live online coverage of both the DNC and RNC, whether...
10:35 am -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Germany plans to require 'black boxes' in self-driving cars
Self-driving cars in Germany might end up having "black boxes" that can record details of accidents, similar to planes, Reuters reports. Sources say that the proposal from Germany's Tra...
10:11 am -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Opera browser sold to a Chinese consortium for $600 million
After a $1.2 billion deal fell through, Opera has sold most of itself to a Chinese consortium for $600 million. The buyers, led by search and security firm Qihoo 360, are purchasing Opera's brows...
09:50 am -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy S7 Edge Olympic Edition on sale for $850
If you're more into real-life superheros than fantasy ones, Samsung's Galaxy S7 Edge Olympic Games Limited Edition is now available at Best Buy for $850. Like the Batman Edition, this is a s...
09:34 am -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Netflix will air the new 'Star Trek' series outside the US
Netflix has announced that it'll be the exclusive home of the brand-new Star Trek TV series, and will broadcast the show globally next year. When it was announced, CBS revealed that only the firs...
09:21 am -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Microsoft's 2TB Xbox One S arrives on August 2nd
You don't have to wait much longer to get Microsoft's higher-end 2TB Xbox One S. Microsoft has confirmed that the capacious console will reach both pre-order customers and retail shelves on ...
09:00 am -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Apple entices its first big drug company to ResearchKit
Although Apple's ResearchKit is almost two years old, the platform has mainly been reserved for clinical studies hosted by universities and medical researchers. Hundreds of thousands of people ar...
08:04 am -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Maxthon browser reportedly collects sensitive data without asking
Moving to an alternative web browser is no guarantee that you'll be less susceptible to privacy and security issues. Researchers at Exatel have published a report claiming that Maxthon's br...
06:02 am -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget See the sun do a somersault, courtesy of NASA's observatory
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory took a photo of the sun every 12 seconds on July 6th, and the results aren't quite what you'd expect. A time-lapse video of the images makes it look li...
03:45 am -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Samsung is buying a stake in a Chinese car maker
Now that the smartphone market is cooling off, Samsung needs another way to keep raking in cash... and it's going in an unusual direction to make that happen. The tech giant is buying a stake in...
02:32 am -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Softbank buys mobile chip designer ARM for $32 billion
Japan's Softbank, which owns US carrier Sprint and many other firms, is set to buy mobile chip company ARM in a blockbuster &pound;24.3 billion ($32 billion) deal, according to ARM. The UK co...
12:54 am -04 - Mon, July 18, 2016
Engadget Invisibility 'cloak' hides objects by making them seem flat
Humanity is still some distance away from a real, honest-to-goodness invisibility cloak, but British scientists are that much closer to making it practical. They've developed a coating that uses ...
11:05 pm -04 - Sun, July 17, 2016
Engadget Mercedes-Benz made a high-tech golf cart inspired by sports cars
File this one under the list of things to buy when you become stinkin' rich. Mercedes-Benz has introduced a high-tech golf cart with the looks of a sports car, three years after it asked fans to ...
09:32 pm -04 - Sun, July 17, 2016
Engadget 'Kerbal Space Program' arrives on Xbox One
Squad teased that Kerbal Space Program was reaching the Xbox One when it announced the PS4 launch, and it made good on its word just a few days later. The spacecraft construction and exploration game ...
07:59 pm -04 - Sun, July 17, 2016
Engadget Watch SpaceX try its second ground landing at 12:45AM Eastern
Now that sea-based rocket landings are relatively commonplace for SpaceX, the company is hoping to achieve repeat success with ground landings. Elon Musk and crew are launching a Dragon capsule full ...
07:59 pm -04 - Sun, July 17, 2016
Engadget Watch SpaceX try its second ground landing (update: success!)
Now that sea-based rocket landings are relatively commonplace for SpaceX, the company is hoping to achieve repeat success with ground landings. Elon Musk and crew are launching a Dragon capsule full o...
06:26 pm -04 - Sun, July 17, 2016
Engadget Twitter was quick to pull extremist tweets following Nice attack
Twitter's response to online extremism has changed a lot in the past few years. Observers at observer groups like the Counter Extremism Project report that the social network was exceptionally s...
04:56 pm -04 - Sun, July 17, 2016
Engadget Twitch is taking auditions for an internet-wide talent show
Twitch may have started as a broadcasting service laser-focused on beaming your gaming exploits out to the world, but it certainly isn't staying that way. Now, the Creative banner has been expand...
03:28 pm -04 - Sun, July 17, 2016
Engadget SpaceX picks its first rocket to fly a second time
Sure, SpaceX promised to reuse a rocket sometime in September or October... but which rocket? At last, we know. As part of a NASA presentation, SpaceX has revealed that it will be using the second Fal...
02:00 pm -04 - Sun, July 17, 2016
Engadget Ben Heck's Hackmanji board game, part 3
The last piece of the Jumanji-esque puzzle falls into place as Ben, Karen and Felix complete the Hackmanji puzzle board -- and with your help. Putting the finishing touches on the board involves co...
12:30 pm -04 - Sun, July 17, 2016
Engadget Gaming headset review roundup: Five options, one favorite
As much as we'd all love surround sound in every room where we have a TV, it isn't always feasible. Be it budgetary reasons or living in an apartment with roommates who don't share your...
11:00 am -04 - Sun, July 17, 2016
Engadget After Math: Fun and games
This was a big week for diversions. Nintendo is sitting pretty thanks to its overnight smash hit, Pok&eacute;mon Go -- not to mention the excitement surrounding its upcoming NES Classic Edition mi...
10:00 am -04 - Sun, July 17, 2016
Engadget Inhabitat's Week in Green: Flying cars and an urban underground park
The Tesla Model X is the best car in its class - but it's also prohibitively expensive with a MSRP of $83,000. That's set to change, as Tesla just launched a new version of its electric SUV ...
07:03 am -04 - Sun, July 17, 2016
Engadget 'The Solus Project' is Xbox One's sci-fi exploration game
We've seen a few games graduate from the Xbox Game Preview program and become full-fledged Xbox One titles, but perhaps none as intriguing as The Solus Project. Earth is a goner, so humanity take...
02:02 am -04 - Sun, July 17, 2016
Engadget Two more Chromebooks are ready to test Android apps
Nearly two months after Google confirmed the Play Store and more Android apps are coming to Chrome OS, it finally added support for the feature on some new hardware. The Acer Chromebook R11 and Chrome...
11:04 pm -04 - Sat, July 16, 2016
Engadget Ben Heck tears down the legendary Nintendo PlayStation
We got a good, close look at the Nintendo PlayStation last year and even talked to Sony veteran Shuhei Yoshida about it, but have you ever wondered about everything inside the ill-fated game console? ...
09:31 pm -04 - Sat, July 16, 2016
Engadget The Pentagon is developing cyber warfare tools to fight ISIS
US Cyber Command chief Adm. Michael S. Rogers has created a dedicated unit tasked with developing a suite of malware and digital weapons that can be used to wage (a digital) war against ISIS. The Pent...
07:57 pm -04 - Sat, July 16, 2016
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' expansion marred by a possible cyberattack
Good news! Pok&eacute;mon Go is available in 26 more countries... if you get a chance to play, that is. Trainers can now grab the mobile game across a wider swath of European nations (such as th...
06:28 pm -04 - Sat, July 16, 2016
Engadget Tesla hopes existing tech improves its semi-autonomous driving
Many have speculated that Tesla could have prevented the Autopilot-related Florida crash if its cars had lidar (visible light detection and ranging) to better understand the world around them, not jus...
05:00 pm -04 - Sat, July 16, 2016
Engadget Exploring the limits of good taste with Xbox Design Lab
A gamepad is the part of a game console people have the most intimate relationship with. You're holding it in your hands for hours on end, and you know it so well you can control its every functi...
03:45 pm -04 - Sat, July 16, 2016
Engadget 'Star Wars: Battlefront' add-on will tie into 'Rogue One'
EA and DICE are determined to wrap up Star Wars: Battlefront's year of add-ons with a bang. The developers have used Star Wars Celebration to reveal that the fourth DLC pack will revolve around ...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, July 16, 2016
Engadget 24 hours with Fujifilm's X-T2 mirrorless camera
The long-awaited Fujifilm X-T2 finally made its debut last week, bringing with it a completely revamped set of specs compared with its predecessor, the X-T1. One of the highlights of the new compact s...
02:15 pm -04 - Sat, July 16, 2016
Engadget Mini review: Our quick verdict on the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Last week we reviewed (and accidentally damaged) Samsung's newest rugged phone, the Galaxy S7 Active. Though we learned the hard way not to push the envelope with drop tests, we were impressed th...
01:49 pm -04 - Sat, July 16, 2016
Engadget 'Star Wars' VR experiment comes to HTC Vive on July 18th
You don't have to wait much longer to live out you dreams of wielding a lightsaber in virtual reality. HTC and Lucasfilm have revealed that Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine, their VR gaming experi...
12:30 pm -04 - Sat, July 16, 2016
Engadget Google is still working on a standalone headset
Yesterday Recode published an article suggesting Google has killed a VR project that would have directly competed with high-end headsets like the Oculus Rift. While it may be true that this particular...
11:30 am -04 - Sat, July 16, 2016
Engadget Facebook isn't trying hard enough to increase its diversity
Facebook released its annual diversity report on Thursday and, sadly, little has changed from last year. 52 percent of its US employees are white, 38 percent are Asian, 4 percent are Hispanic and 2 pe...
10:00 am -04 - Sat, July 16, 2016
Engadget Recommended Reading: How reliable are internet movie ratings?
'Ghostbusters' is aperfect example ofhow internet movieratings are brokenWalt Hickey,FiveThirtyEightThe reboot of the 1984 classic hits theaters this weekend, but the criticism of the new Gh...
09:00 am -04 - Sat, July 16, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: Sound wave sewer checks, the feminized phone and more
Today on In Case You Missed It: A town in Maryland is checking for clogs in sewer lines with a sound wave system funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation. And a Chinese-made smartphone i...
03:23 am -04 - Sat, July 16, 2016
Engadget Twitch makes it easy to find streams in your language
It's simple enough to search for streams on Twitch, but if you want to explore all the broadcasts available in a particular language, you'll find the website's new feature quite useful....
10:40 pm -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Apple's idea for music royalties could stick it to Spotify
The Copyright Royalty Board, a three judge panel that sets licensing rates, is trying to figure out what the statutory rate music download and streaming services will pay publishers between 2018 and 2...
09:52 pm -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Watch out for fraudulent 'Pokmon Go' apps
It's official: Pok&eacute;mon Go has become a major phenomenon: It's getting people interested in augmented reality, inspiring filmmakers and even helping players cope with anxiety. Unfo...
08:45 pm -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Watch the Evo 2016 fighting game championships right here!
Need a place to watch this weekend's Evo fighting game championships? Look no further. The event runs through Sunday, with finals for Street Fighter V starting that night at 10 p.m. Eastern live ...
08:14 pm -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Astronomers map 1.2 million galaxies in colossal 3D image
After spending a decade measuring the stars, scientists just released a 3D map spanning 1.2 million galaxies. But it also measures the universe's expansion over time, giving credence to the theor...
07:27 pm -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Amazon Video for Android adds support for SD cards
Amazon just pushed a small, but important update to its Android video app: starting today, users can choose where downloaded files are stored. It sounds insignificant, but for heavy users, this is a r...
06:41 pm -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Google was reportedly developing a standalone VR headset
Google's virtual reality ambitions have slowly but steadily progressed over the last few years. It started with the cheap, humble cardboard headset, but Google formally announced Daydream, a new ...
05:53 pm -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Turkish president interviewed via FaceTime during military coup
As Turkey's armed forces seized control of the country today, an odd scene unfolded on CNNTurk as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appeared live on the screen of an iPhone. News reports indicated h...
05:28 pm -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' gets in your face with an unofficial HoloLens demo
With Pok&eacute;mon Go fever gripping the nation, it was only a matter of time before someone took the game's augmented reality features and evolved them, as it were, with VR and mixed realit...
05:03 pm -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget NASA's Mars 2020 rover will search for signs of past life
After building out its next Mars rover in mixed-reality simulations, NASA is ready to announce the near-final design that will depart for the red planet in the summer of 2020. Unlike Curiosity, which ...
04:38 pm -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Space X delays its Hyperloop competition until next year
Contestants in Space X's upcoming hyperloop pod competition now have some extra time to prepare their entries. The Elon Musk-owned company announced on Friday that the design contest will be move...
04:13 pm -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Rare US N64 disk-drive retail prototype found in Seattle
If you subscribed to Nintendo Power in the 90's, you probably remember reading about the Nintendo 64DD, a console disk-drive add-on design to bring higher storage capacity, a real-time clock and ...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget The Public Access Weekly: Wake me up before you go-go
Wow, has it ever been a Pok&eacute;mon-tastic week or what? In the roughly ten days since the AR games' release, it has exploded across every dark and light corner of the internet and out int...
03:49 pm -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Create Netflix movie and TV show 'mixtapes' with Flixtape
If you're looking for a weekend activity, Netflix has another option to guide your streaming habit. The company has a new Flixtape generator that takes a subject or phrase that you enter and comp...
03:24 pm -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget CBS News is coming to Apple TV as a free app
If you're a cord cutter who owns an Apple TV and is on the hunt for live news coverage, then you're in luck. CBS News has launched an app for the streaming device that will provide 24-hour n...
02:59 pm -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Moto G4 and G4 Plus review: Bigger and (mostly) better
When it comes to getting the most smartphone for your dollar, the Moto G line has been your best choice for the past few years. We adored the previous model, which came in at a mere $180. Now with the...
02:22 pm -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Don't believe the 'Pokmon Go' privacy hype
When the Pok&eacute;mon Go obsession reached full saturation this week, privacy concern whispers became full-blown hysterical shrieks when a researcher's blog post accused the game's mak...
01:25 pm -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget 'Star Wars: Rogue One' sizzle reel loves practical effects
If you fell in love with Star Wars: The Force Awakens' gorgeous melody of practical sets and VFX, then good news: Rogue One seems to be following in its footsteps. A new sizzle reel released at S...
12:58 pm -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Google will help you register to vote in the November election
Google is no stranger to lending a hand with voter registration, and ahead of the November election in the US, the company is helping once again. Starting Monday, when you search "register to vot...
12:33 pm -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget US government releases proposed guidelines for smart guns
Federal authorities have just released a set of recommended guidelines to define the minimum technical requirements that law enforcement agencies expect from smart guns. The proposed baseline specs co...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Yelp gets 'Pokmon Go' fever and adds Pokstop filter
The Pokemon Go juggernaut continues its infestation of everyday services. Yelp has added a Pok&eacute;Stop filter to its search functions so you can make sure you're eating or shopping near o...
11:31 am -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget The best gaming mouse
By David MurphyThis post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.After spending eight hours researching 24 top gaming mice,...
11:00 am -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget White House pledges $400 million for 5G research
Following yesterday's FCC vote to adopt new rules to guide the development of 5G technology, the Obama Administration is pledging support for research. More specifically, the White House announce...
10:41 am -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget GoPro already made a small VR camera and you can see it now
So far, GoPro's foray into VR cameras has been strictly for professionals. Earlier this year Nick Woodman, the company's CEO, hinted that a smaller, consumer-friendly VR camera could be in t...
10:19 am -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Jaunt adds Dolby's cinematic sound to its VR library
Immersive, 360-degree video is great, but there's a worry that while the pictures will surround you, the audio will not. Dolby and Jaunt are looking to remedy the situation by launching a dull-so...
10:00 am -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget The best connected home might be one built for you
Outfitting your home with Internet of Things devices can still be a pain. Figuring out which pieces of hardware from different companies work together is a trip down a confusing rabbit hole. But for t...
09:50 am -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Sainsbury's trials one-hour grocery deliveries in London
Since Amazon arrived in the UK and started shipping packages (and groceries) either same-day or next-day, brick and mortar retailers have been forced to step up their game. Sainsbury's, one of th...
09:41 am -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Getting lost in the woods isn't so bad with this tech
A walk through the woods. It sounds wonderful. Birds chirping, deer frolicking off in the distance, the majesty of the trees, the opportunity to get lost and drink river water that ties your stomach i...
09:22 am -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget AT&T envisions drone-based LTE coverage
AT&amp;T has big dreams for its new national drone program, including the use of UAVs to provide LTE coverage in crowded or remote locations. In a blog post by company Chief Strategy Officer John ...
09:00 am -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: NAO nurses, herding drones and a lotion-pooping seagull
Today on In Case You Missed It: Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center tests a robotic helper for its nursing staff. Researchers from the Australian Centre for Field Robotics at the Univer...
08:29 am -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget US Congresswoman proposes federal revenge porn bill
Representative Jackie Speier has formally introduced a bill that would make revenge porn a federal crime. The Intimate Privacy Protection Act targets both those who share sexually explicit images with...
08:08 am -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Fight offline with friends in new 'Star Wars Battlefront' mode
With the Battlefield 1 closed alpha raging on and the full game launching in October you might think that developer DICE is forgetting about its other shooter, Star Wars Battlefront. That's not t...
08:01 am -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Surviving the apocalypse on Derren Brown's VR ghost train
Derren Brown is a master of illusion and psychological manipulation. Through a mixture of TV shows and live performances, he's stunned the public by reading minds and influencing their behaviour....
07:31 am -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Nintendo's Classic Mini costs 50 in the UK
As if Pok&eacute;mon Go wasn't playing havoc with our nostalgia receptors already, Nintendo yesterday announced the Classic Mini: A palm-sized Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) clone comple...
07:07 am -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Microsoft hopes 1080p Netflix makes Edge your next browser
As Microsoft continues to nudge folks into trying its new Edge browser on Windows 10, its latest tease is the promise of better looking, more efficient video streaming. Just like Apple's Safari b...
06:06 am -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Watch 8 minutes of the 'CoD: Modern Warfare' remaster
While Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is the newest game in the series -- set for release on November 4 -- many fans are more excited about the release of a fully remastered version of Call of Duty: Mo...
04:44 am -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget BitTorrent Now heads to iOS devices and Apple TV
BitTorrent hasn't quite shaken off its rep as a tool for piracy yet, but it's sure giving its best shot by making apps that serve up legal content. One of those is BitTorrent Now, which the ...
03:21 am -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Behold the 'Gears of War 4' custom Xbox One S
The Xbox One S isn't even out yet but that hasn't stopped Microsoft from taking the smaller console to the custom shop for the first time. If the base model's white exterior doesn'...
02:02 am -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget Ford's new robots can build cars, make coffee
This new robotic technology could be a big help to assembly workers and offer more design freedom. Ford Motor Company announced today its early testing of a new type of assembly line robot that were c...
01:13 am -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget 'Hyper Light Drifter' is touching down on consoles this month
Hyper Light Drifter is finally making its way to consoles soon, after a few harrowing months of waiting for PS4 and Xbox One owners. Developer Heart Machine's neon wonderland, which originally la...
12:03 am -04 - Fri, July 15, 2016
Engadget eStories launches an alternative source for audiobooks
After ditching the major labels to go pure indie in 2014, digital music store eMusic and its new parent company TriPlay are now ready to take on Amazon and Audible's audiobook dominance. Today, T...
11:32 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Cattle-herding just got a lot more futuristic with SwagBot
Robots are taking over. No, really. They're taking over jobs, especially when they have the opportunity to be better at them than we are. Even dogs aren't safe, if the world's first her...
10:13 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Microsoft victory protects overseas data from US warrants
For the past three years, Microsoft has been locked in a legal battle with the New York district court over a deceptively simple question: does a US Judge have the right to issue a warrant for data st...
09:31 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Researchers can guess your age based on your Instagram likes
If you're the sort of person who carefully prunes your unloved Instagram photos, chances are good you're a teenager. At least, that's one of the findings in a new set of research papers...
08:50 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Crappy smartphone 'for women' does everything wrong
What's small, cute, fashion-focused and pink? The Keeco K1 -- a smartphone 'designed for women,' of course. No, we're not kidding. The K1 is destined for the Chinese market, and is...
07:59 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget MasterCard is lending its mobile payment tech to banks
MasterCard is hoping to make in-store mobile payments -- the ability to wave your phone at a terminal to buy something -- more accessible. The company is teaming up with several banks, including Citi ...
07:36 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Nintendo won't offer additional games for the Classic Mini
Bad news, Nintendo fans: The Classic Mini that was announced earlier today won't be able to play R.C. Pro-Am, Stadium Events, Little Nemo: The Dream Master or anything else beyond what's in ...
06:57 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Regulators reject plan to fix 85,000 diesel Volkswagens
Although Volkswagen has those ambitious plans to launch 30 new electric vehicles in the next 10 years, the German automaker is still on the hook for that $14.7 billion class-action settlement related ...
06:28 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Elon Musk: Autopilot was turned off in PA Model X rollover
The driver who crashed his Model X on the Pennsylvania Turnpike earlier this month blamed Tesla's Autopilot for his accident. But according to Elon Musk, onboard vehicle logs showed the car'...
06:14 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget T-Mobile is giving away free 'Pokmon Go' data for a year
T-Mobile has been watching you play Pok&eacute;mon Go, and it knows you're guzzling data every time you head out to catch Pok&eacute;mon. That's why the next T-Mobile Tuesday is pois...
05:52 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save over $450 on a Dell XPS 13 Touch laptop
This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read their continuously updated list of deals at TheWirecutter.com.You may have already seen Engadge...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Vevo's mobile-focused redesign offers smarter recommendations
Vevo has spent much of the last year or so entirely revamping its product. Most music video watchers probably first encountered the brand on YouTube; many artists big and small use Vevo to power their...
04:36 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Twitter's latest sports streaming deal is for Pac-12 college games
Twitter already has a deal in place with the NFL to stream Thursday Night Football games this fall, and reports indicate that the social network has its eye on even more sports live action. Adding to ...
04:10 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Twitch says 'CS:GO' gambling broadcasts are prohibited
The niche world of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive skin gambling is starting to crumble. Last week, two YouTube personalities were outed as the owners of CS:GO Lotto, a third-party gambling website t...
03:43 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Facebook's Instant Articles are heading to its Messenger app
Facebook's fast-loading news stories have been around for a while now, but soon they'll make their way to the company's standalone chat app. Instant Articles will son be available insid...
03:20 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Researchers create skeleton robot with human-like muscles
If robots that mimic animal or human behavior are your nightmare fuel, turn away now. Researchers at the Tokyo Institute of Technology went one step further with a skeleton robot, giving it human-like...
02:57 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget NVIDIA's 'VR Funhouse' carnival game just launched on Steam
A few months ago, NVIDIA showed off a new virtual reality tech demo designed to showcase what its new graphics technology could do for VR. Today, it's releasing that demo to the public: VR Funhou...
02:33 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget This contest proved how far behind the times chatbots really are
The chatbots you're hitting up on Facebook or Kik may seem as though they can really understand you, but in all actuality they're pretty stupid, at least when it comes to common sense. That&...
02:11 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Emmys recognize online video with this year's nominees
You knew this was coming. The Emmys announced back in March that it would expand its award categories beyond the conventional, big-budget television productions to include short-form series, virtual r...
01:50 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Tech leaders say Trump would be a disaster for innovation
While at least one notable tech billionaire is willing to openly support Donald Trump's presidential campaign, a whopping 145 other leaders from major tech companies like Facebook, Twitter, Googl...
01:43 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Google's emoji for working women get thumbs up from Unicode
Back in May, Google proposed a set of emoji that would offer options that depict careers of professional women with a range of races and ethnicities. Today, the company announced that Unicode, the org...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Apple's Eddy Cue doesn't view Netflix or Comcast as competition
When it comes to Apple's plans for TV and streaming services, senior VP Eddy Cue is the guy with all the answers. Cue, speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, revealed some interesting tidbits behind...
01:01 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Peter Thiel to speak at the Republican National Convention
Peter Thiel, the Silicon Valley investor and PayPal co-founder, is set to speak an the upcoming Republican National Convention. According to a list of speakers and guests obtained by The New York Time...
01:01 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Peter Thiel to speak at the Republican National Convention (updated)
Peter Thiel, the Silicon Valley investor and PayPal co-founder, is set to speak an the upcoming Republican National Convention. According to a list of speakers and guests obtained by The New York Time...
12:38 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Samsung's Serif TV is designed to blend in with your furniture
Other than size difference, most televisions on the market today look practically the same. With Serif TV, a sleek set that's designed to blend in with your furniture at home or office, Samsung w...
12:07 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget FCC adopts new rules for the foundation of 5G networks
We knew it was coming, and now the FCC has made it official. The commission voted today to adopt new rules that would facilitate the development of 5G wireless networks in the US. More specifically, t...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Apple's kid-friendly Swift Playgrounds taught me to code
In 2014, Apple introduced a new programming language called Swift. Though that might not seem like much to everyday users like you and me, this announcement was actually a pretty big deal for the deve...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Twitch's HTML5 player is available to subscribers today
Twitch is taking steps to improve its video streaming experience by bringing viewers a closed beta of its HTML5 video player. Anyone with a Turbo subscription will be able to join the beta beginning t...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Google's first indie gaming festival comes to San Francisco this fall
Indie game developers, Google wants to hear from you. The company has just announced the first Google Play Indie Games Festival, and you can submit your game for consideration now. The festival, which...
11:43 am -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Pilot a disembodied head on July 26th with 'Headlander'
Headlander, the Adult Swim game with a '70s science fiction vibe, comes to the PS4 on July 26th. First announced last December at the PlayStation Experience, it puts you in the head of the "...
11:21 am -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget 'Evolve' added over a million players by going free-to-play
It looks like that last ditch effort to save Evolve actually worked. In under a week, developer Turtle Rock Studios says that its monstrous 4-versus-1 multiplayer game has picked up over a million new...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Razer's new keyboard turns your iPad Pro into a pseudo-laptop
If you weren't fully onboard with the iPad Pro's stock cover/smart keyboard, Razer announced its mechanical alternative on Thursday. It uses Razer's new "Ultra-Low-Profile Mechanic...
10:42 am -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget DJI's Zenmuse Z3 is its first drone camera with optical zoom
It might be best known for its drones, but the launch of DJI's first camera optimized for aerial stills shows the company has ambitions beyond super-slick video footage. To achieve its ends, the ...
10:20 am -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget C-SPAN will stream convention coverage on Facebook Live
Facebook inadvertently replaced C-SPAN during a Democrat sit-in on gun control, but during the Republican and Democrat national conventions, C-SPAN will stream on Facebook Live. The social network wil...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Huffington Post makes VR a staple of its newsrooms
At the rate things are going, you might have a hard time avoiding online virtual reality. The Huffington Post (owned by AOL and Verizon, just like us) is launching players for 360-degree and VR conten...
09:30 am -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: Better walking bot and an anti-aging breakthrough
Today on In Case You Missed It: Georgia Tech overhauled its DURUS robot to walk with a human-like gait that makes it the most efficient bipedal robot. Scientists at the EPFL did some solid research in...
09:15 am -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Cooking in the great outdoors
Camping is a wonderful way to get away from the hustle and bustle of the overly stimulating modern world. If you're fortunate, you'll venture beyond cell coverage for a distraction-free trip...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Dish's new TV remote listens to your voice commands
Nowadays, you can save energy by talking to your gadgets and letting them do the work for you. So it's no surprise that Dish wants to help you with that, too. The satellite provider has introduce...
08:35 am -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget The new Moto E is the largest one yet
Motorola's entire smartphone lineup is getting a refresh in 2016. Following the new Moto Z and Moto G families, the company has unveiled the Moto E3, an update to its most affordable handset. It ...
08:24 am -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Nintendo's Classic Mini is a tiny NES with 30 games
That dusty old NES in your attic might be rife with nostalgic memories, but it's a pain to drag out of its box whenever you get the hankering for a rousing game of Super Mario Bros. 3. Nintendo t...
08:02 am -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Europe widens antitrust probe into Google's ad business
The European Commission is doubling down on its efforts to dig into whether Google has broken rules around restriction of consumer choice with its search and price comparison products. It maintains th...
06:35 am -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Microsoft starts downgrading OneDrive's free storage to 5GB
Heads up: if you didn't sign up to keep the 15GB worth of OneDrive storage Microsoft gave out in 2014, you'll soon see a big change in your account... if you haven't yet. Redmond is not...
06:20 am -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget The new UK driving test will use a sat nav
Over the years, the standard UK driving test hasn't changed all that much. Since 1996, learners have had to prove their road-worthiness by completing a set of multiple-choice questions and demons...
05:52 am -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Sky will begin 4K broadcasts on August 13th
When Sky launched its new Q service, blurring the lines between live TV and on-demand content, it also laid the groundwork to make the leap to 4K. However, while the top-end Sky Q Silver box has suppo...
05:31 am -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Valve distances itself from 'Counter-Strike' gambling sites
Last week the internet was buzzing with news that a few popular YouTube gaming personalities were involved in ethically shady business ventures. No, different ones from this week. What happened was To...
04:44 am -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' is now available in the UK
Pok&eacute;fans in Britain, rejoice. Pok&eacute;mon Go, the AR video game that lets you catch colourful critters with your smartphone, is now available in the UK version of the App Store and G...
04:19 am -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Researcher uses mobile phone data to predict illiteracy
Many non-profit orgs send out teams to teach people how to read and write, but a lot of them have very limited resources, as well. One Norwegian researcher, however, might have found a way to pinpoint...
03:01 am -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Nest launches its first outdoor camera
While speculation about the future of the Nest is at an all time high since its founder and former CEO Tony Fadell departed in June, the company is still adding new products to its line. Well not so m...
01:29 am -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Researchers discover the hidden impact of solar panel shade
A group of environmental scientists and ecologists researching the impact of solar arrays on the environment have released a new study they believe will lead to smarter farming and land use around the...
12:06 am -04 - Thu, July 14, 2016
Engadget Underwater microscope offers a brand new look at sea life
Scientists have a hard time studying microscope sea life, and for good reason. Underwater scientific equipment can't study things at that scale, and bringing samples up to the surface frequently ...
11:17 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Scientists partially restore blind mice's eyesight
A team of researchers in California gathered a few blind mice, not to see how they run, but to find a cure for their glaucoma-like condition. By the end of the experiment, the rodents regained part of...
10:41 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Ancient Windows printer flaw exposes you to malware
Security holes don't always originate in relatively recent bugs... sometimes, they can stem from code written in an entirely different era. Researchers at Vectra Networks have discovered a rough...
09:54 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget NBC lays out its streaming plans for Rio 2016
NBC dropped a few more details on its streaming plans for the Summer Olympics, but it's important to first note what won't be streaming live: the Opening Ceremony. The broadcaster revealed t...
09:02 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Starz brings its streaming video service to Roku players
Starz has made its cord cutter-friendly streaming service available on just about every major device imaginable, but what if you have a Roku player? Don't worry, you're covered. Roku devic...
07:41 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Gamble on your smartphone in MGM's Vegas casinos
If you wanted an even more convenient way to gamble while strolling the floors of casinos, MGM Resorts has the answer. Today, they announced a new mobile platform that lets users bet money on classic ...
06:25 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Blizzard has had enough of rude 'World of Warcraft' players
Blizzard wants to put a stop to inappropriate behavior in World of Warcraft. The company is rolling out a new silence penalty that will limit abusive players from engaging with the game in a few major...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget New Orleans adopts searchable video tech for police body cameras
The city of New Orleans has become the first to adopt special video tech to aid police and prosecutors search through footage collected by body cameras worn by patrolling policemen. ...
05:42 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Uber will stop operating in Hungary on July 24th
Every anti-Uber government has a different strategy for combating the ride-sharing app. For France, it's dealing out a $900,000 fine, which is a slap on the wrist for a company that just got a $3...
05:25 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget What you need to know about the FCC's 5G vote
Tomorrow morning, the five chairpeople of the Federal Communications Commission are expected to take their seats behind a long wooden table and vote on a foundation for a 5G future. That might sound a...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Alcatel Idol 4S arrives in the US with VR goggles for $350
Now that high-end phone makers Samsung, LG and HTC have had their fun in the sun, it's time for their more affordable counterparts to enjoy the limelight. Alcatel is bringing its Idol 4S flagship...
04:40 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Nissan announces a suite of auto-drive features
Nissan is getting in on the semi-autonomous driving function game, having launched a suite of them on Wednesday. Unlike Tesla's automated options, Nissan made sure to stress they're intended...
04:23 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget DNC, RNC streaming options include Twitch and Bing
The US' big political parties are seemingly determined to outdo each other in terms of ways to watch their conventions online. To start, the Democratic Party has unveiled livestreaming plans that...
04:01 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Tesla unveils its less pricey crossover Model X 60D
While much pricier than its upcoming $35,000 Model 3 sedans, Tesla's Model X crossovers fit the bill for electric car enthusiasts that need a little more space. That dream is a little easier to a...
03:40 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Amazon Prime Day was 60 percent bigger than last year's sale
Amazon's Prime Day ended up being more successful than even the company could have predicted, with customer orders surpassing Prime Day 2015 by over 60 percent worldwide and 50 percent in the Uni...
03:20 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Tesla no longer guarantees your electric car's resale value
Tesla introduced its Resale Value Guarantee in 2013, when buying an upscale electric car was a riskier prospect. What if your Model S was worth less than a tried-and-true German sedan? However, the ...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Adobe Lightroom now lets you edit RAW files on your phone
Adobe Lightroom mobile users have been asking for the ability to edit RAW files in the mobile app, and now the company doing something about the request. In the latest update for the iOS version of th...
02:40 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Behind Facebook's efforts to make its site accessible to all
Earlier this year, Facebook launched a new feature for iOS screen readers called automatic alt text. Powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning, it recognizes the objects in a photo and t...
02:20 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget ABC launches new streaming original and throwback content
ABC is looking to revamp its push into the exclusive subscription content game, relaunching its free streaming service with a wealth of new content and classic shows for viewers to binge on....
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget One frightening live sex show and the state of 360 video
NSFW Warning: This story may contain links to and descriptions or images of explicit sexual acts.A woman with an enormous, warped vagina stands over you, attempting to situate a pair of naked coeds ju...
01:40 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Facebook Messenger offer 3D Touch previews on your iPhone 6s
Add one more to the list of Facebook apps belatedly making use of recent iPhone features. Facebook has introduced 3D Touch support to Messenger on iOS, making your iPhone 6s or 6s Plus that much more...
01:40 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Facebook Messenger offers 3D Touch previews on your iPhone 6s
Add one more to the list of Facebook apps belatedly making use of recent iPhone features. Facebook has introduced 3D Touch support to Messenger on iOS, making your iPhone 6s or 6s Plus that much more ...
01:20 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Pokemon Go's mental health benefits are real
Dr. John Grohol is an expert in technology's impact on human behavior and mental health, and for the past 20 years he's studied how people operate online. He's the founder of mental hea...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget BitTorrent News starts broadcasting live on July 18th
Fresh off the launch of BitTorrent Now, the former peer-to-peer filesharing company is ready to go live with BitTorrent News, its own in-house live-streaming TV news network starting on July 18th. Arm...
12:40 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget The Google Play Store family plan is reportedly ready to launch
Late last year, Google took its first step towards letting users share their purchased media with family members. The initial foray was a family plan for Google Play Music, which let multiple family m...
12:20 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget UK children's charity says 'Pokemon Go' needs more safety features
Pok&eacute;mon Go's biggest strength is that it's tied to the real world. Players are encouraged to explore their surroundings in order to capture new Pok&eacute;mon and build out th...
12:20 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget UK children's charity says 'Pokmon Go' needs more safety features
Pok&eacute;mon Go's biggest strength is that it's tied to the real world. Players are encouraged to explore their surroundings in order to capture new Pok&eacute;mon and build out th...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Twitch study shows how it helps boost game sales
Some people lose the desire to play the games they watch on Twitch. But according to research conducted by one of the company's science team members, those who feel the opposite are plenty enough...
11:40 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Google defends its anti-piracy efforts
If you believe Trent Reznor and a good chunk of the music industry, Google (particularly YouTube) is a giant piracy machine -- it's allegedly doing little to block stolen content, and knowingly p...
11:21 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget DJI and Hasselblad team up for a souped up photography drone
Back in 2015, DJI invested in a minority stake in the Swedish firm Hasselblad, which has resulted in the companies teaming up for a powerful new photography drone. The partnership has spawned the A5D-...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget The 'world's smallest 4K camera' has big ambitions
If your sole guidance on an industry was the share price of the market leader, then you'd definitely consider it a tough 12 months for action cameras. That said, newcomer So Special Labs isn'...
10:39 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget A live action 'Pokemon' movie could finally happen after 'Go'
Following the smashing success of Pokemon Go, Legendary Pictures is reportedly working harder to secure rights to the Pokemon franchise for a live action film, Deadline reports. We first heard that th...
10:21 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget An FBI 'pilot' collected over 434,000 iris scans since 2013
Don't freak out, but the FBI has been quietly collecting the iris scans of nearly half a million people in the US -- as part of a "test" program focused on biometric data. According to ...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Mini review: Our 90-second verdict on the Sony Xperia X Performance
The Xperia X Performance isn't a bad phone, per se. It's just that Sony's newest flagship doesn't bring anything new to the table. For $700, it offers fast performance (as its name...
09:41 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Apple's first reality TV series is 'Planet of the Apps'
As rumoured earlier this year, It looks like Apple's getting in on the TV-content game. Online applications are now being accepted for Apple's first ever original series Planet of the Apps. ...
09:22 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' sponsored locations to let brands in on the fun
While you're trying to catch 'em all with Pok&eacute;mon Go, the developers are figuring out how to make (more) money from the white hot augmented reality (AR) game. Along with the exist...
09:22 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' sponsored locations will let brands in on the fun
While you're trying to catch 'em all with Pok&eacute;mon Go, the developers are figuring out how to make (more) money from the white hot augmented reality (AR) game. Along with the exist...
09:09 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget 'Robot Wars' returns to BBC Two on July 24th
Forty teams. New presenters. A bullet-proof arena. Nastier house robots.Rejoice, for the return of Robot Wars cometh....
09:00 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: M&Ms vaccinating wild ferrets and Land Rover AI
Today on In Case You Missed It: The US Fish and Wildlife Service is trying to protect the endangered black-footed ferret by dropping vaccine-dipped M&amp;Ms in rural areas of Montana, via a drone....
08:29 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Island dwellers map their country with Sheep View 360
Google has captured all kinds of places on cam for Street View, from the Batcave to Mt. Everest, but it hasn't had the chance to visit the Faroe Islands yet. The tiny and remote archipelago in th...
08:15 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget The Star Wars Gallery is a love letter to 'The Force Awakens'
On the fourth floor of Harrods, the ludicrously luxurious department store in London, a special exhibition has been set up inside The Disney Store. Out of sight, locked behind an unremarkable black do...
08:00 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget ZTE's affordable Axon 7 arrives today to take on OnePlus
ZTE is ready to let the public get their hands on the Axon 7. The all-metal smartphone is available for pre-order at $400 starting today via ZTEUSA.com, Amazon, Best Buy, B&amp;H and Newegg....
07:00 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Garmin's new bike computers track riders in your pack
If you like to bike in groups, you know that it's not always easy to keep everyone together. What if your miniature peloton has to split, or someone wipes out and you don't notice? Garmin wa...
06:30 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget UK takes first steps toward laws for autonomous cars
The UK is proving to be quite the testbed for autonomous vehicles, thanks in no small part to government support. Tens of millions in funding is being funneled into various driverless car projects, an...
06:02 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Federal judge throws out evidence obtained by 'stingray' trackers
A federal judge has taken a stand against the use of "stingray" -- cell phone baiting surveillance devices used by the police and other government agencies. District Judge William Pauley dec...
04:57 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Xbox Live now supports high-quality PC Twitch streaming
If you want to use the Xbox Live network to tell followers you're streaming Xbox One games on Twitch, there's just one way: Stream from the console's Twitch app. The problem is that the...
04:22 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget London is lending its Tube payment tech to other cities
The London Underground is renowned for its iconic stations and world famous Tube map. However, millions of travellers have also come to rely on its technological expertise, which includes the ability ...
02:31 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget NASA is making a small carbon nanotube telescope for CubeSats
A team of NASA Goddard scientists are developing a lightweight and low-cost telescope small enough to fit inside CubeSats. Those mini satellites provide the agency an inexpensive means to send various...
02:02 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget NPD finally adds digital tracking to its game sales reports
For years, the NPD Group has tracked and reported video game sales figures. Every month, the company issues an email to the media detailing the top ten selling games for the month prior, total amount ...
01:37 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Google updates Hangouts for Android with video messaging
Google curiously left Android users out in the cold when it rolled out video message attachments on Hangouts for iOS earlier this year. If you still use the app, though, you'll soon be able to se...
12:46 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Build your very own vault in 'Fallout 4' June 26th
Whereas Fallout Shelter has become more like Fallout 4 in recent months, come July 26th those actions will swap. The "Vault-Tec Workshop" expansion hits PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One that d...
12:46 am -04 - Wed, July 13, 2016
Engadget Build your very own vault in 'Fallout 4' July 26th
Whereas Fallout Shelter has become more like Fallout 4 in recent months, come July 26th those actions will swap. The "Vault-Tec Workshop" expansion hits PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One that d...
11:22 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Caltech scientists make Van Gogh painting out of DNA origami
Art recreated in miniature is oddly compelling, requiring precision and a lot of patience. Caltech scientists have taken their own stab at it and recreated Vincent van Gogh's classic The Starry N...
10:32 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Avis Now lets you pick your rental car from your phone
To keep up with with the growing proliferation of car sharing services (and their own sister company Zipcar), Avis will now let you pick your ride, extend your rental or just breeze through the car pi...
09:47 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Google Fiber is rolling out new plans for small business owners
Google Fiber knows its "superfast internet" is an important commodity, and one that businesses of all shapes and sizes can utilize. The company wants to make sure there's a plan for Goo...
08:57 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Pizza Hut and Whole Foods debut social media chatbots
If you can't be bothered chatting with Facebook's news and weather bots, maybe a pizza bot can change your mind. Pizza Hut is launching a Facebook and a Twitter chatbot this fall that can ta...
08:07 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Juno sends back first photos from Jupiter's orbit
With Jupiter being some 365 million miles from Earth at its closest point, it can take awhile to send information from beyond the asteroid belt and back to Earth. On July 10th, just six days after arr...
07:46 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Android Wear's latest preview opens gestures to other apps
Are you the sort to treat your wrist as a test bed for Google software? If so, today's a grand day. Google has released its second developer preview of Android Wear 2.0, and it packs more than ...
07:22 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget ESPN will air 18 hours of eSports coverage on July 17
ESPN is increasing its eSports coverage in a big way. The network will be airing 18 hours of eSports programming on ESPN2 and ESPNU on Sunday, July 17. This will mark the first time ESPN will air an e...
07:01 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Jaguar Land Rover plans semi-autonomous car tests on UK roads
Fresh off of the announcement of its plan to take self-driving cars off paved roads, Jaguar Land Rover revealed that it's preparing to test autonomous and semi-autonomous tech, or what the compan...
06:32 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Sega Saturn copy protection gets cracked two decades later
Sega Saturn fans have a problem: while the console has long supported unofficial code on CDs thanks to mod chips, that's no good if you want to use software in any other format. How will you play...
05:46 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Microsoft is leasing Surface tablet and software bundles to businesses
Last month, Microsoft quietly launched a program for individuals to lease its Surface detachable tablets to small businesses so they could use top-line machines without a lot of up-front cost. Today t...
05:30 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Kids' robot breaks into a dance to teach them how to code
DIY robots are becoming the gateway to coding. Over the last couple of years, a new wave of cute-faced bots has taken shape to make programming languages fun for kids. Instead of dense textbooks and c...
05:30 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Kids' bot breaks into a dance to teach them how to code
DIY robots are becoming the gateway to coding. Over the last couple of years, a new wave of cute-faced bots has taken shape to make programming languages fun for kids. Instead of dense textbooks and c...
05:18 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Google helps you find deals on flights and hotels
Planning a vacation often revolves around the delicate art of booking flights and hotels at just the right moment to get a great deal, and Google knows it. The internet pioneer is rolling out a slew ...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Samsung schedules Galaxy Note 7 event for August 2nd
Samsung has just sent us an invitation for its Note event in New York City, and yes, it's for the Note 7. We've heard for awhile now that the company would be skipping over a number for its ...
04:40 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Oculus Rift is finally up to date on pre-orders
After months of shipping delays and in-store demos Oculus is finally all caught up on pre-order shipments for their flagship Rift headsets. While that means the folks who signed up early should have r...
04:20 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' is the 'aha' moment AR has been waiting for
Pok&eacute;mon is a thing right now thanks to Pok&eacute;mon Go. Niantic's AR creature-catching game is number one in both the Android and iOS app stores and it's on track to have mo...
04:04 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Google buys a startup to improve Spaces
It's no secret that Google Spaces in its current incarnation is... undercooked. The group-oriented app missing features you might expect from an internet giant, and those features that are there...
03:37 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget MoviePass unveils new prices, starting at $15 a month
MoviePass's new CEO, Mitch Lowe, has made good on his promise to reach a $20 plan. The cinema subscription service now starts at $15 a month for two films in markets where tickets are relatively ...
03:20 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget 'Overwatch' gets its first new hero: A healing sniper
In the month since its release, hero shooter Overwatch has received substantial praise and increasing speculation about new characters to come. Lauded game studio Blizzard has been characteristically ...
03:08 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Google's futuristic campus closer to reality after land deal
In a surprising real estate move for two Silicon Valley giants, Google and LinkedIn just traded nearly 3.5 million square feet of existing office buildings and future development space in Mountain Vie...
02:42 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' update fixes the iOS app's nosy Google access
Pok&eacute;mon Go for iOS doesn't have quite as much access to your Google account as some gamers have feared, but it's clear that Niantic isn't wasting time trying to assuage your ...
02:13 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Holocaust Museum would like for Pokmon Go trainers to back off
The world is rife with new trainers scouring the globe for Pok&eacute;mon, unable to pry themselves away from their smartphones for even a moment lest they miss out on catching 'em all in Pok...
02:13 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Holocaust Museum would like for 'Pokmon Go' trainers to back off
The world is rife with new trainers scouring the globe for Pok&eacute;mon, unable to pry themselves away from their smartphones for even a moment lest they miss out on catching 'em all in Pok...
01:44 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Tesla plans to educate drivers following Autopilot crash
Tesla doesn't believe that it should scale back its Autopilot feature in the light of a tragic crash in May. If anything, it's boosting its commitment to the self-driving tech. In a Wall S...
01:16 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Georgia Tech's DURUS robot has a more natural human-like stride
Last time we saw the DURUS robot walking like a human, it was still doing so relatively flat footed. The folks at Georgia Tech's AMBER-Lab have improved the robot's movements to incorporate ...
12:50 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Google's Project Fi offers fast data when you travel
Starting today, Google Project Fi subscribers who use data abroad can expect between 10 and 20 times faster data connections thanks to a new deal with Hutchinson Whampoa, the parent company to Three i...
12:21 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Honda unveils first hybrid motor without heavy rare earth metals
Honda pledged to reduce its use of rare earth metals a decade ago, and the automaker took another step towards that goal this week. It unveiled its new hybrid motor that was co-developed alongside Dai...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget The best commuter bike lights
By Eve O'NeillThis post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best things for your home. Read the full article here.We've tested 54 different commuter light...
11:44 am -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Polaroid's mobile photo app is all about moving snapshots
To say that Polaroid missed the boat on mobile photography apps would be an understatement. The original Instagram logo was based on a Polaroid camera, and the company's main answer was to build...
11:22 am -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Hyperloop One's BamBrogan allegedly left due to harassment
When Hyperloop One co-founder Brogan BamBrogan quit the company last week, it prompted plenty of questions. After all, the prodigious former SpaceX engineer walked away from a startup that he'd b...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget The Zeeq smart pillow is the Swiss Army knife of bedding
Sleep tracking has never really taken off the same way activity tracking has, probably because no one really wants to wear their smartwatch to bed. (That's when you should be charging it anyway.)...
10:27 am -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Amazon's Prime Day sale is causing headaches for customers
If you're an Amazon Prime subscriber who's having issues making a purchase the retailer's big sale, you're not alone. The company tweeted this morning that some customers were havi...
10:27 am -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Amazon's Prime Day sale is causing headaches for customers (updated)
If you're an Amazon Prime subscriber who's having issues making a purchase the retailer's big sale, you're not alone. The company tweeted this morning that some customers were havi...
10:02 am -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Climate change is pushing clouds up and toward the poles
For the first time, a researchers have found evidence that global warming caused by humans is affecting clouds -- and not in a good way. A study by team from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography sh...
09:38 am -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Curiosity awakens from nap to resume full operations
Curiosity is back to work on Mars after it shut itself down due to a software glitch on July 2nd. Even though tech support for the rover is nearly 60 million miles away, NASA scientists weren't t...
09:15 am -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: Space foam party and mind reading for horses
Today on In Case You Missed It: A new rover concept from Harvard's SSR Lab shows a rover extruding a fast-drying foam over rocks to keep vehicles from getting stuck on other planets. University o...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Sonos' flagship NYC store hosts a massive wall of speakers
Sonos may be in the middle of a restructuring phase, but it isn't wasting any time rolling out its plans for the near future. Today, the company unveiled its first-ever retail store in New York C...
08:00 am -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget The EU-US Privacy Shield is up, but its future is in doubt
After much argument and discussion, the European Commission (EC) today adopted the Privacy Shield, an EU-US agreement that's supposed to protect the rights of Europeans whose personal data is tra...
07:05 am -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Ashley Madison gives infidelity a new look
Trust is one of the few commodities that you can't get more of by spending money and you can't regain it once it's been lost. When a relationship loses that fundamental belief in each o...
06:01 am -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Now Fox is live streaming its prime-time TV across the US
CBS All Access, NBC and Watch ABC were first to live streaming network TV on the internet, but this week Fox Now became the first broadcast network to stream its live TV nationwide. Unlike the CBS app...
04:54 am -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Warner Bros. paid YouTubers for positive game reviews
Warner Bros. has settled an FTC complaint accusing the company of paying YouTubers "hundreds to tens of thousands of dollars" to make positive review videos for Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordo...
04:15 am -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Amazon Prime Day 2016: UK deals you need to know about
It's July 12th. For many, it's just another Tuesday, but for Amazon, it's another chance to sell millions of customers gadgets, homeware and lots of other stuff they don't need. Ye...
03:28 am -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget WSJ: SEC is investigating Tesla's fatal Autopilot crash
Tesla is facing another probe over the May 7th crash that killed the driver of a Model S that was cruising the streets on Autopilot. The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into whether the ...
01:52 am -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget Twitter ups its GIF size limit to 15MB for the web
Finally, you won't ever have to tweet unsatisfying GIFs that end too soon. The social network has upped its GIF size limit to 15MB, three times larger than its old 5MB limit. Twitter quietly upda...
12:44 am -04 - Tue, July 12, 2016
Engadget ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe gets first dibs on Snapdragon 821 chip
We knew it wouldn't be long before ASUS rolls out its latest smartphones after the Computex unveiling, but it turns out the company has saved a little surprise for us. At the Taiwan and Hong Kong...
11:40 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Temporary nanotech 'tattoos' can track your facial expressions
Wired, electronic temporary tattoos may have started off as fun novelties, but a new type of stick-on, nanotech "tattoo" has already found some practical medical applications. According to a...
10:39 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Twitter remains quiet about OurMine attack on its CEO's account
Early Saturday morning the team that has been breaking into high-profile social media accounts managed to temporarily hijack Twitter accounts for the CEOs of Yahoo and Twitter. Despite repeated reques...
10:18 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget PC shipments recover in the US
It's not all doom and gloom in the PC world... for once. Both Gartner and IDC estimate that PC shipments actually grew in the US for the first time in over a year, climbing in the second quarter ...
09:32 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Grindr successfully convinced gay men to test for HIV infection
Grindr, the popular gay social networking app, recently ended a study in which a subsection of users were targeted to receive and utilize HIV self-testing kits for a quick diagnosis. Of the 56 men who...
09:32 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Grindr successfully convinced gay men to test for HIV
Grindr, the popular gay social networking app, recently ended a study in which a subsection of users were targeted to receive and utilize HIV self-testing kits for a quick diagnosis. Of the 56 men who...
08:54 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Become a 1980s hacker in 'Quadrilateral Cowboy' on July 25th
Quadrilateral Cowboy has been a long time coming. Creator Brendon Chung, creator of the underground hit Thirty Flights of Loving, began working on Quadrilateral Cowboy in 2012 and he showed off an ear...
08:18 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget NFL starts working on a Snapchat Discover channel
Big-name sports leagues have briefly teamed up with Snapchat before (mainly for Live Stories), but the NFL appears to be in it for the long haul. The football league is hiring a managing editor that ...
07:56 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget What's on your HDTV: 'Mr. Robot,' 'Vice Principals'
If you missed the sneak preview last night (or even if you didn't, since it's a double episode), then get ready for the season premiere of the surprisingly realistic Mr. Robot on Wednesday n...
07:14 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' on iOS is digging deep into linked Google accounts
If you spent your weekend wandering around capturing cartoon monsters on your phone, you're likely one of millions addicted to Pok&eacute;mon Go, the latest mobile game sensation. But if you ...
07:14 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' on iOS is digging deep into linked Google accounts (update)
If you spent your weekend wandering around capturing cartoon monsters on your phone, you're likely one of millions addicted to Pok&eacute;mon Go, the latest mobile game sensation. But if you ...
07:14 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' on iOS is digging deep into linked Google accounts (updated)
If you spent your weekend wandering around capturing cartoon monsters on your phone, you're likely one of millions addicted to Pok&eacute;mon Go, the latest mobile game sensation. But if you ...
07:01 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Jaguar Land Rover aims for self-driving cars on any terrain
As quickly as self-driving car technology is improving, it's still near-useless off-road. What good is an autonomous SUV if it can't drive to your camping site? Jaguar Land Rover hopes to fi...
06:28 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget 'Battlefield' could soon be coming to a television near you
The popular Battlefield video game series from Electronic Arts and DICE is currently being optioned as a television series by Paramount and Anonymous Content. ...
05:57 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Researcher proposes method for growing brain cells in 3D
A new method has been proposed that could allow scientists to develop a "3D brain-on-a-chip." Something which could offer researchers a new platform to develop a far better understanding of ...
05:29 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Hawaiian telescope spots a new dwarf planet beyond Neptune
Just beyond Neptune lies a ring of small, icy worlds that offer insight into the formation of our Solar System, and scientists using the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope on Maunakea, Hawaii, just discov...
04:59 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Democrats take a page from Amazon to appeal to millennials
The Democratic National Convention will cruise through Philadelphia from July 25th-28th and the party would love for more people in and out of the event to engage with it. But instead of the usual Twi...
04:29 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Families of terror victims in Israel sue Facebook for $1 billion
The families of five Israeli and US citizens killed by Palestinian attacks on Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and the West Bank are suing Facebook for $1 billion in damages, Reuters reports today. In their lawsui...
03:39 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget MIT anonymity network promises to be more secure than Tor
As crucial as Tor's anonymity network can be for keeping your online activity private, it's not flawless -- a motivated hacker can compromise legions of users, whether they're crooks or...
03:30 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Amazon is building treehouses for its employees to cry in
Amazon is hard at work on offering its employees something decidedly out of the ordinary when it comes to office culture. Instead of something frivolous like special chairs or a cafe, employees are ge...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Alex Gibney on Stuxnet and why we need to talk about cyberwar
It's been six years since we've discovered Stuxnet, the worm that infected Windows PCs worldwide, and was eventually traced to the US and Israel as a way to attack Iran's nuclear progra...
02:35 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Play 'Guacamelee' and 'Severed' in one bundle on your PS Vita
If you scored a good deal on a PlayStation Vita and aren't sure how to get started on game shopping, Drinkbox might have the answer. The developer is launching a bundle, the simply-titled Drinkb...
02:05 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' adds billions to Nintendo's market value
Pok&eacute;mon Go is the latest hotness in mobile gaming and Nintendo is basking in its glow -- to the tune of $7.5 billion in additional market value. Nintendo stock closed up 25 percent on Monda...
01:49 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget GM and Lyft's Express Drive rental service expanding further
GM and Lyft teamed up a few months ago to bring consumers Express Drive, an atypical car rental service that basically pays you to keep driving. The program is being expanded to California and Colorad...
01:24 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Scientists dream up a power station staffed by bacteria
If The Matrix is to be taken as a serious manifesto for the future of technology, then living organisms are a great source of potential energy. Now, a team at Oxford University has given some weight t...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Cozmo the tabletop robot will be user-programmable
Cozmo, a diminutive robot companion, packs some impressive technology and will be far more customizable than originally expected when it's released this fall. Anki announced on Monday that Cozmo ...
12:10 pm -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Twitter code determines the most exciting goals of Euro 2016
The just-finished Euro 2016 tournament had its share of exciting goals, but how do you decide which ones were the most thrilling? If you're Twitter, you leave it up to code. The social service ...
11:42 am -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Samsung's 4TB SSD is built to replace your hard drive
It's not hard to get a capacious solid-state drive if you're running a server farm, but everyday users still have to be picky more often than not: either you get a roomy-but-slow spinning h...
11:19 am -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget MakerBot didn't mislead customers about broken replicators
A Minnesota court has dismissed a class-action lawsuit brought against Makerbot that said the company had knowingly-produced dodgy 3D printers. The firm was accused of fraudulently misleading both inv...
11:00 am -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget The joyful death of the Philly Game Forge
Whenever a developer at the Philly Game Forge finished a project and shipped it off for the harsh scrutiny of the wider world, everyone would gather around, raise a glass and recite the following chan...
10:41 am -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Twitter will livestream the Democratic and Republican conventions
Twitter isn't limiting its livestreaming to major sporting events. The social network has revealed that it will stream both the Democratic and Republican national conventions, which respectively ...
10:22 am -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget RED reveals a smaller 8K sensor for its Weapon camera
RED has revealed a new sensor called the "Helium" for its ultra-high megapixel 8K Weapon cinema camera. The chip will be 29.9mm wide (slightly bigger than Super-35), considerably smaller tha...
09:57 am -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget iPhone 7 spy shot offers a clearer look at its camera
If you're wondering what the iPhone 7 should look like when it's more than just a bare shell covered in watermarks, look no further. NowhereElse.fr has obtained a leaked photo that appears t...
09:29 am -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget How to beat 'Super Mario Bros. 3' in two seconds flat
We're actually pretty okay with AI winning at "Go," but when it's beating Super Mario Bros. 3 in mere seconds, it's time to be worried. ais523, an expert on game "speedru...
09:00 am -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Change up your space with robotic furniture from Ori
Need a way to dramatically improve your living space? How about robotic furniture? No, it's not some far-off dream for the future. It's a collaboration between MIT Media Lab spin-off Ori wit...
08:16 am -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Telescopes catch the aftermath of a black hole swallowing a star
Astronomers have observed a supermassive black hole swallowing a star 3.9 billion light years from Earth. The group used the European VLBI (Very Long Baseline Interferometry) network of telescopes, so...
08:00 am -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Engadget UK giveaway: Win a Moto G4 courtesy of Mobilefun.co.uk
Summer is upon us, and as usual it's a pretty underwhelming affair. Hopefully a brand new Moto G4 will keep you occupied on some of the many rainy days to come, however. The smartphone is one of ...
07:30 am -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Qualcomm's Snapdragon 821 is its fastest processor yet
Qualcomm has revealed the Snapdragon 821, a mobile processor that's around 10 percent faster than its current performance champ, the Snapdragon 820. However, it's not a replacement for that ...
06:40 am -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Segway creator's advanced prosthetic arm arrives in late 2016
Segway creator Dean Kamen's Luke prosthetic arm has been a long time in coming -- the FDA approved it two years ago. At last, however, it's nearly here. Mobius Bionics has revealed that it...
05:37 am -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget G2A intros checks for new game key sellers
G2A is still determined to show that it can do right by developers worried about shady game key sellers. The online marketplace has introduced a new verification process that should make it harder to...
05:37 am -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget G2A makes it harder for scammers to sell shady game codes
G2A is still determined to show that it can do right by developers worried about shady game key sellers. The online marketplace has introduced a new verification process that should make it harder to ...
04:05 am -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget EE customers to get six months of free BT Sport
With Euro 2016 now over and Cristiano Ronaldo's tears dry on his winning face, the focus is now back on domestic campaigns and the start of the most lucrative Premier League season in history. Th...
03:34 am -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget iOS users report Apple ID lockouts
You might want to hold off on trying the iOS 10 beta if you can't bear to be without two-factor sign-ins. At least a handful of users are reporting a two-part problem that has locked them out of...
03:34 am -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget iOS users report Apple ID lockouts (update: temporary fix)
You might want to hold off on trying the iOS 10 beta if you can't bear to be without two-factor sign-ins. At least a handful of users are reporting a two-part problem that has locked them out of ...
01:36 am -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget Twitter takes down a site that archives popular users' tweets
While Twitter isn't completely opposed to third-party sites preserving tweets, it has its limits: the social network has effectively shut down PostGhost, a days-old service that archived the twee...
12:00 am -04 - Mon, July 11, 2016
Engadget I accidentally broke the super-rugged Cat S60 smartphone
This year's Mobile World Congress played host to plenty of phones I couldn't stop playing with, and the $599, Caterpillar-branded Cat S60 was near the top of my list. First, though, a painfu...
11:04 pm -04 - Sun, July 10, 2016
Engadget Mercedes to show its Tesla-fighting electric sedan in September
It's no secret that Mercedes-Benz eventually wants to compete with Tesla, not just partner with it, and you won't have to wait much longer to see how that rivalry shakes out. The company�...
09:58 pm -04 - Sun, July 10, 2016
Engadget 'Starbound' will be ready for everyone on July 22nd
When Chucklefish said that Starbound was nearly ready after about 5 years of sitting in Steam's Early Access program, it wasn't joking around. The developer has revealed that the finished g...
09:29 pm -04 - Sun, July 10, 2016
Engadget Watch the 'Mr Robot' season two premiere episode right now
Can't wait until Wednesday for the season two premiere of Mr. Robot? No problem -- the show's official Twitter account just posted the first episode. Watching it on Twitter might not give th...
09:29 pm -04 - Sun, July 10, 2016
Engadget Watch the 'Mr Robot' season two premiere episode right now (update)
Can't wait until Wednesday for the season two premiere of Mr. Robot? No problem -- the show's official Twitter account just posted the first episode. Watching it on Twitter might not give th...
08:02 pm -04 - Sun, July 10, 2016
Engadget We might not be able to use Martian water after all
Back in 2011, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spotted dark streaks running down canyons and hillsides on the red planet, which indicate the presence of water. That was a cause for celebration,...
06:28 pm -04 - Sun, July 10, 2016
Engadget Apollo 11's source code is now on GitHub
The source code for Apollo 11's guidance computer has been available for a while (Google hosted it several years ago, for instance), but would you know how to find it or search through it? As of...
05:01 pm -04 - Sun, July 10, 2016
Engadget Robbers used 'Pokmon Go' to lure their victims
Pok&eacute;mon Go is introducing many people to location-based gaming... and unfortunately, that includes the potential pitfalls as well. Police in O'Fallon, Missouri report that robbers use...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, July 10, 2016
Engadget Ben Heck's Raspberry Pi Zero portable computer
In this episode we bring you a Raspberry Pi Zero build. This elusive single-board computer was kindly donated by an element14 Community member. Of course, Ben then did what comes naturally to him: He ...
01:58 pm -04 - Sun, July 10, 2016
Engadget Intel brings 360-degree replays to Major League Baseball
Intel is determined to make 360-degree replays a staple of the sporting world. The chip designer has announced that it's bringing 3D capture technology to Major League Baseball games, starting w...
12:30 pm -04 - Sun, July 10, 2016
Engadget How modern tech saved my 'Dragon's Lair' arcade game
By Sean CooperIn the early 1980s, the arcade was still the place to play the newest and best video games. Sure, consoles existed, and were just starting to give arcades a run for their money -- and we...
11:00 am -04 - Sun, July 10, 2016
Engadget After Math: The new normal
This week can suck it. Here's a recap....
10:00 am -04 - Sun, July 10, 2016
Engadget Inhabitat's Week in Green: A modular airplane, and more!
Is the age of the solar-powered car upon us? Hanergy thinks so. The Chinese company just debuted four new vehicles that source all of their energy from the sun. Meanwhile, Clip-Air announced plans to ...
07:01 am -04 - Sun, July 10, 2016
Engadget ISIS' Twitter traffic reportedly dropped 45 percent in 2 years
If you ask the US government, the efforts to stifle ISIS' online propaganda are paying off. The White House reports that the extremist group's Twitter traffic has dropped 45 percent in the ...
01:40 am -04 - Sun, July 10, 2016
Engadget Tidal adds Chromecast support for its iOS and Android apps
Next time Bey drops a surprise album -- and with Lemonade's success, we wouldn't be surprised -- you can beam it straight to a Chromecast-enabled TV or speakers. Tidal's latest app refr...
11:04 pm -04 - Sat, July 9, 2016
Engadget Bitcoin mining just became more difficult, on purpose
If you have computers chugging away as bitcoin mining machines, don't be surprised if your output just fell through the floor. Reuters notes that code built into the digital currency system has c...
11:04 pm -04 - Sat, July 9, 2016
Engadget Bitcoin mining just became less rewarding, on purpose
If you have computers chugging away as bitcoin mining machines, don't be surprised if your output just fell through the floor. Reuters notes that code built into the digital currency system has c...
09:29 pm -04 - Sat, July 9, 2016
Engadget Senate approves national GMO labeling standard
The Senate has voted 63-30 in favor of a bill that would enforce a GMO labeling standard for the whole country. If it passes, food manufacturers would be required to disclose genetically modified ingr...
08:02 pm -04 - Sat, July 9, 2016
Engadget Scientists find the first water clouds beyond the Solar System
At last, astronomers have found evidence of watery clouds beyond our home star... only they're not hovering around a planet, like you might expect. UC Santa Cruz-led researchers have discovered ...
06:31 pm -04 - Sat, July 9, 2016
Engadget Virgin Galactic poised to start its new spaceship's test flights
Virgin Galactic is ready to put its SpaceShipTwo replacement through a series of test fights, and according to Bloomberg, it will begin sometime in August. The private space corporation launched Virgi...
04:58 pm -04 - Sat, July 9, 2016
Engadget Tesla crash prompts NTSB investigation into autonomous driving
Investigations are already underway regarding the role of Autopilot in the fatal Tesla Model S crash on May 7th, but the National Transportation Safety Board wants to take things one step further. It...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, July 9, 2016
Engadget Six technological breakthroughs inspired by nature
By Cat DiStasioBiomimicry is an incredible field that seeks to unlock nature's deepest, darkest secrets and then use them to solve human problems. Many of the scientific breakthroughs in biomimic...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, July 9, 2016
Engadget Does your sous vide gear really need WiFi?
If you spend a considerable amount of time reading J. Kenji Lopez-Alt's writings on better cooking through science, you'll come across his sous vide steak guide. I've read what Lopez-Al...
12:30 pm -04 - Sat, July 9, 2016
Engadget The Galaxy S7 Active is a rugged flagship with a steep price
Accidents happen. And if you're more prone to accidents than most (like me), your phone's probably taken more than its fair share of beatings. Since 2013, the AT&amp;T-exclusive Galaxy S...
11:00 am -04 - Sat, July 9, 2016
Engadget NVIDIA's GTX 1070 is a mid-range GPU that feels high-end
As impressive as NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1080 GPU is, its high price of $599 is tough to stomach for even the most dedicated gamers. That's where the mid-range GTX 1070 comes in: It's almo...
10:00 am -04 - Sat, July 9, 2016
Engadget Recommended Reading: When Facebook Live replaces 911
How Facebook Liveis becoming the social911 for people whocan't trust the policeSalvador Rodriguez,Inc.A Facebook Live stream captured the moments after Philando Castile was shot by police in Falc...
09:00 am -04 - Sat, July 9, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: Pedestrian tracking bot and earthquake simulation
Today on In Case You Missed It: Stanford engineers are using a robot to understand the way humans move through a crowded space. University of California, San Diego researchers are using the world'...
03:03 am -04 - Sat, July 9, 2016
Engadget Hackers compromise @Jack, the CEO of Twitter
We suppose it was inevitable, but the latest hacking of a high-profile Twitter account has occurred, and it's hit the company's CEO Jack Dorsey. After a couple of odd picture posts, a tweet ...
03:03 am -04 - Sat, July 9, 2016
Engadget Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's account was compromised by hackers
We suppose it was inevitable, but the latest hacking of a high-profile Twitter account has occurred, and it's hit the company's CEO Jack Dorsey. After the hackers posted a few benign video c...
11:38 pm -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Experience tragedy above Earth in 'Adr1ft' next week on PS4
Adr1ft, the allegorical game about surviving in orbit after a space-station accident, makes its way to PlayStation 4 next week. Previously it was available on VR platforms like Oculus Rift and HTC Viv...
10:41 pm -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Gather your 'Red Dead Redemption' posse to ride on Xbox One
Need a break from Overwatch, or, if you're lucky, the Battlefield 1 alpha? Well, if you're an Xbox One owner, you should definitely check out the newly backwards-compatible Red Dead Redempti...
09:39 pm -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget HDHomeRun tuners connect directly to Samsung TVs
While we wait for the FCC and cable companies to work out a plan for the future of TV, Silicon Dust has a way for you to experience cable with as few boxes as possible. This week the company detailed ...
08:43 pm -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget 'Pokemon Go' global rollout pauses to fix server problems
If you haven't seen anyone wandering around late at night and waggling their smartphone to catch digital animals, just wait: Your friends will probably drag you into the wildly popular Pok&ea...
08:43 pm -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' global rollout pauses to fix server problems
If you haven't seen anyone wandering around late at night and waggling their smartphone to catch digital animals, just wait: Your friends will probably drag you into the wildly popular Pok&ea...
06:15 pm -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Dallas' bomb robot sparks debate around police militarization
"We saw no other option than to use our bomb robot."Cameras shutters clacked as Dallas Police Chief David Brown told a crowd of reporters how his department killed a suspect after a shooting...
06:05 pm -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Dear Silicon Valley, not everything can be solved with apps
In the wake of the shooting of Philando Castile by a police officer in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, Shervin Pishevar, a prominent investor in Silicon Valley, came up with an idea: a mobile app. The app,...
06:05 pm -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Dear Silicon Valley: Not everything can be solved with apps
In the wake of the shooting of Philando Castile by a police officer in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, Shervin Pishevar, a prominent investor in Silicon Valley, came up with an idea: a mobile app. The app,...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget The Public Access Weekly: Space madness
Between Juno's visit to Jupiter, the 'beating heart' captured by the Hubble and the discovery of exoplanet HD 131399Ab, the space news this week has been super neat (and a lot less depr...
05:23 pm -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Skype bots get new features and will work in group chats
Microsoft announced that it would integrate bots into Skype back in March with the promise that they'd provide useful and fun interactions. In practice, they operated more like search engines tha...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget This Redditor stumbled upon a hidden porn game on an '80s Mac
Think about the last time you bought something off of Craigslist. Was it a computer? Did you happen to find anything ancient and awesome on it? Most might shudder to think what could be procured from ...
04:07 pm -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Vimeo makes it easy to find purchased videos on your phone
As great as Vimeo's On Demand video service is on platforms like Roku, the mobile experience needed some work. With that in mind, Vimeo has released an updated version of its iOS and Android apps...
03:43 pm -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Genetically modified mice could sniff out harmful chemicals
While studies have shown that dogs are capable of detecting diseases by smell, new research aims to create genetically modified mice capable of seeking out specific scents and chemicals. By injecting ...
03:15 pm -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Homeland Security's big encryption report wasn't fact-checked
If you watch Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Blacklist, or any other TV show with make-believe espionage, you probably hear the term "going dark" at least once a week.In the real world...
02:54 pm -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Edward Snowden speaks out against new Russian law
Whistleblower Edward Snowden has spoken out against Thursday's law introduced by Vladimir Putin, referring to the anti-terror legislation as "repressive" and noting that it's a &qu...
02:18 pm -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget FDA halts Juno's gene-altering cancer trials after three deaths
The Food and Drug Administration has temporarily halted a cancer-treating study after three patients died of swelling in the brain. Biopharmaceutical company Juno Therapeutics had been testing an expe...
01:53 pm -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Apple's app development course to be hosted in Italy
If you're looking to get engaged with app development with Apple and you live in Italy, you'll soon be able to head down to the Universit&agrave; di Napoli Federico II, or what will be k...
12:54 pm -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget IRS sues Facebook to expose its creative accounting methods
The IRS filed suit in a San Francisco court Wednesday against Facebook to get information about the tech titan's tax arrangement in Ireland. Specifically, the agency wants documents detailing whe...
12:26 pm -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget The best dash cam
By Eric AdamsThis post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.After considering dozens of dash cams for this guide, and ul...
12:05 pm -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Mandalay Bay installs America's biggest solar roof
The Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV is now home to the largest roof-top solar array in America. The array consists of 26,000 individual panels and produces enough power to meet roughly...
11:52 am -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Blast off with 'Kerbal Space Program' on PlayStation 4
Did you miss out on sending members of tiny Kerbal alien race into space because you previously had nowhere to enjoy Kerbal Space Program? That's all about to change if you've got a PlayStat...
11:44 am -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Ecotricity to end free EV charging across the UK
Since 2011, UK green energy supplier Ecotricity has operated electric vehicle charging points for thousands of EV owners across the UK, completely free of charge. Running from Land's End to John ...
11:27 am -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Microsoft quietly edited its Xbox 'Play Anywhere' promise
Microsoft proudly told the world last week that "Every new title published from Microsoft Studios will support Xbox Play Anywhere." That's now changed. The company drew ire yesterday af...
11:17 am -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget 'Splatoon' celebrated with 'The Great British Splat-Off'
Splatoon is one of the most exciting games to come out of Nintendo in some time. The colourful team-based shooter, which follows squid-like "inklings" and their mission to cover the world (a...
11:05 am -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Wendy's says over 1,000 locations affected by credit card breach
Fast food chain Wendy's announced in February that is was looking into a possible security breach. The franchise followed up in May confirming it found malware on its point-of-sale systems that w...
10:44 am -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Twitter in talks to add NBA and MLS streams to its sports coverage
After putting its livestream tools to the test with Wimbledon coverage this week, Twitter is said to be looking to carry more sports action. Recode reports the social network is in talks with the NBA,...
10:21 am -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget ESPN bosses mull an online streaming package
A report over at the Information claims that ESPN is planning to take a baby step towards offering its shows direct to consumers. The Disney-owned sports broadcaster is working on a package of live pr...
10:00 am -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Verizon's new data plans are woefully outdated
On Wednesday, Verizon took the wraps off some changes to its wireless plans it promises will "transform your wireless experience." But really, other than some clever marketing names, the new...
09:38 am -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget You can now help make AI better with 'Minecraft'
Minecraft has a ton of useful applications, many of which involve teaching players. It can also be used to aid in making the very computers we play the game on more intelligent, too. ...
09:15 am -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: Skyjumping science experiments and more
Today on In Case You Missed It: University of Melbourne researchers studying non-sized crystals (that might one day be used to store greenhouse gases) needed to know what the nanoparticles would do in...
09:00 am -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Facebook starts testing encrypted secret Messenger convos
Facebook has begun rolling out an experimental Messenger feature for those who want their secrets protected by something more than the other parties' promise to keep it to themselves. If you'...
08:15 am -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Tour Westminster Abbey with Google Street View
If you've ever wanted to tour Westminster Abbey but can't afford the &pound;20 admission price (or, y'know, go to one of its many church services), Google has you covered. The giant...
08:04 am -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget 'GTA Online' update turns the game into 'Trackmania'
Bummed that Criterion's Burnout followup got canned? Rockstar Games has your back with Cunning Stunts, a free expansion to Grand Theft Auto Online that adds a new dimension to racing in the open ...
06:50 am -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Google buys a backbone for pay TV services
Google is snapping up Anvato, a company with tech that's designed to make it easy for broadcasters to put live video online. The system is currently used by plenty of brand-name firms to pump out...
05:15 am -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Amazon finally lets Echo play Spotify or Pandora by default
Amazon's Echo speakers have a ton of smart capabilities, but until recently, playing music from any service other than Prime Music required telling the device which service to use each time. Now,...
03:00 am -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Amazon Alexa deals will make you shout out your shopping list
The folks at Amazon are clearly attempting to entice you into the dangerous world of shopping with voice commands. They're doing Alexa-exclusive deals for customers who shop through the company&#...
02:10 am -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes banned from owning a lab
Spoiler warning in case you don't want to know how the movie will probably end: the Wall Street Journal reports US regulators have devised to ban the owners and operators of Theranos from running...
01:08 am -04 - Fri, July 8, 2016
Engadget Snapchat faces class-action suit for sexually explicit content
Snapchat has been slapped with a class-action lawsuit accusing the service of showing sexually explicit content to minors without providing the proper warning. A 14-year-old John Doe and his mother fi...
11:49 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg comments on 'graphic and heartbreaking' video
Striking a much different tone this time, Mark Zuckerberg again commented on a Facebook livestream gone viral. Unlike the cheery Chewbacca Mom video, this was about a stream capturing the immediate af...
10:47 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget 'Fruit Ninja VR' is now available for the HTC Vive
Fruit Ninja on mobile is fun, but we're sure some of you would prefer slashing oranges, apples and watermelons like you would a real sword katana. We hope you have an HTC Vive then, because the v...
09:58 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget PlayStation exec Adam Boyes says he's leaving Sony
Lately, Sony's gaming platforms have enjoyed a ton of support from third party developers big and small, but now one of the people in charge of those relationships is leaving the company. Adam Bo...
08:47 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Charge through 'Resident Evil 4' yet again on August 30th
Capcom announced that Resident Evil 4 was getting re-released on modern consoles earlier this year, but now exactly when the best modern entry in the series will surface. And it's a little earlie...
07:49 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Harvard researchers built a living robot out of rat hearts
What do you get when you mix the heart cells of a rat with silicone from breast implants and then sprinkle in a bit of gold and genetic engineering? No, not Trump's next trophy wife -- you actual...
07:08 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget AI is being used to brew beer in the UK
Brewers have a lot of tools at their disposal when it comes to brewing beer: hops, yeast, grain and loads of equipment. One brewery in the UK is employing AI to perfect its recipes though, and it clai...
06:23 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Mozilla's 'Context Graph' finds the website you'll want next
How much of your content do you find while scrolling through Facebook or searching Google? To counter a small number of companies controlling what parts of the internet get exposed to users, Mozilla i...
05:51 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Researchers discover new exoplanet orbitting triple suns
In the constellation Centaurus, some 340 light-years from Earth, a newly discovered Jovian exoplanet has just been spotted in what Space.com is calling "a highly exotic celestial arrangement.&quo...
05:51 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Researchers discover new exoplanet orbiting triple suns
In the constellation Centaurus, some 340 light-years from Earth, a newly discovered Jovian exoplanet has just been spotted in what Space.com is calling "a highly exotic celestial arrangement.&quo...
05:24 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Google tinkers with Chrome cryptosecurity to fight quantum hacks
Today's encryption is an arms race as digital security experts try to hold off hackers' attempts to break open user data. But there's a new tech on the horizon that even the NSA recogni...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $100 on a Vizio M-Series LED TV
This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read their continuously updated list of deals at TheWirecutter.com.You may have already seen Engadge...
04:31 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget 'F1 2016' gets 22-player support for online multiplayer races
F1 fans, get ready for a whole new kind of race, as F1 2016 will be adding 22-player online racing and a host of new features for this year's iteration of the official Formula One World Champions...
04:09 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Nat Geo Wild's first digital series premieres this summer
Nat Geo Wilds's first digital series will premiere on August 3 on NationalGeographic.com and its YouTube channel, marking its first foray into hosting a fully-fledged digital only series. Called ...
03:46 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Clinton's email claims challenged by FBI director during hearing
FBI director James Comey testified in front of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform today, during which he offered more details on the bureau's investigation into Hillary Clinto...
03:46 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Clinton's email claims challenged by FBI director during hearing (update)
FBI director James Comey testified in front of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform today, during which he offered more details on the bureau's investigation into Hillary Clinto...
03:22 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Lyft goes classy with new Premier service
Lyft has always played the more casual, laid-back ridesharing option to Uber's fleet of black cars and SUVs, but that vibe is about to grow up a little with today's launch of Lyft Premier. T...
02:57 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Dating app Bumble is putting networking ahead of romance
Bumble, a swipe-based dating app in the same vein of Tinder, is looking to offer its users a very different way to network. ...
02:32 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget The BBC's iPlayer Radio app is going global
The BBC's numerous radio stations have listeners the world over, not just Brits sitting down to their afternoon tea and crumpets. In fact, the English-language World Service station alone boasts ...
02:01 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Spotify will make a playlist for your out-of-office message
Spotify has been churning out a number of new features for finding fresh tunes as of late, but its most recent tool aims to make your out-of-office email more musical. The streaming service has a feat...
01:42 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Lucasfilm Games' MMO 'Habitat' source code released
You may know LucasArts for its spread of excellent point-and-click adventure games like Loom or Day of the Tentacle, but do you remember Lucasfilm Games and its massively multiplayer online RPG Habita...
01:16 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Facebook says a 'glitch' briefly deleted Falcon Heights video
A Facebook Live video capturing the aftermath of a fatal police shooting briefly disappeared from Facebook after going viral on Wednesday night, and the social networking site has apologized, blaming ...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Android apps will unlock the full potential of Chromebooks
For me, the most exciting announcement at Google I/O in May wasn't even mentioned in the opening-day keynote. During the second day of the conference, Google dropped some rather big news: the Pla...
12:44 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget People aren't buying privacy-focused smartphones
It looks as if the demand for smartphones that actively protect your privacy is significantly smaller than anyone expected. A lengthy investigation over at Forbes has looked into the troubles at Silen...
12:21 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Samsung made a special edition Galaxy S7 Edge for Olympians
Samsung likes to trot out special editions of its flagship devices from time to time, and it's most recent is heading to the hands of Olympians bound for Rio. The Galaxy S7 Edge Olympic Games Lim...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget BitTorrent hires an ex-CNN producer to head its news network
BitTorrent has confirmed that it's launching a streaming news channel called BitTorrent News, and has hired a former CNN producer to head it. The peer-to-peer network will be headed by Harrison B...
11:50 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Sky's Now TV Combo packages go on sale
What began as a way for consumers to access Sky's premium TV content without signing a contract has now become a much wider ecosystem of subscription-free services. The Now TV Combo, announced ju...
11:40 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget 'Final Fantasy VII' comes to Android
Final Fantasy VII, the classic role-playing game that brought 3D graphics to the series, has finally been released for Android devices. It's now on just about every major platform, as it arrived ...
11:21 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Microsoft wrote an OK Go music video to DNA
OK Go's song "This Too Shall Pass" is merely a serviceable song with an interesting video that features contraptions inspired by Rube Goldberg. Microsoft and the University of Washingto...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Apple releases macOS Sierra beta to the public
If you can't wait to see how Siri works on Apple's upcoming desktop platform, head over to beta.apple.com. Cupertino has just released the public beta of macOS Sierra, and you can download i...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget iOS 10 preview: Apple's software takes a big step forward
Rumor has it Apple isn't going to reinvent the iPhone this year, but you definitely can't say the same about its software. iOS 10 was unveiled to the world late in the company's Worldwi...
10:42 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget 'Team Fortress 2' adding competitive multiplayer mode
A big change is coming to a longtime favorite in the form of Team Fortress 2's competitive matchmaking mode. The Meet Your Match update, which has yet to secure release date just yet, has finally...
10:21 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Instagram adds tools to block your sweary mouth
Instagram is giving business users new tools to help moderate comments on posts automatically, thereby cutting down on the amount of amount of spam and abuse in the comments. The company confirmed to ...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Will LG's payment card succeed where others have failed?
A new report out of the Korea Herald revives the rumor that LG's going to try something different with its own foray into mobile payments. As we reported earlier this year, the company has been w...
09:38 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget NASA investigating greenhouse gases across eastern US
NASA is beginning an experiment this month involving special flights meant to improve how well scientists understand the sources of two greenhouses gases and their interaction with the atmosphere. ...
09:15 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: A RoboGlove to boost your strength
Today on In Case You Missed It: General Motors is building a RoboGlove (with help from tech company BioServo), to be used in auto manufacturing plants, which is modeled on a version NASA used aboard t...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget HTC's streetwear-inspired budget phone arrives in the US
HTC has brought one of the speckled, sportswear fashion-inspired Desire phones it launched in February stateside. It has released the Desire 530, in particular, which is the most affordable of the thr...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget NVIDIA's GTX 1060 delivers GTX 980 speeds for $249
If you haven't noticed by now, 2016 is shaping up to be a killer year for PC gaming hardware. We've already seen two major new video cards from NVIDIA, the powerhouse GTX 1080 and the mid-ra...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Audible's Channels offer short-form content for $5 a month
We've known about Audible's original content plans for for a few months now, but it turns out there were much bigger plans for the service. Today, the Amazon-owned company formally launched ...
08:52 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Sky's adult broadband filters now on by default for new customers
Over the past year and a half, Sky has slowly rolled out adult broadband filters in a bid to help families "protect" younger members of the household from inappropriate content. A number of ...
08:02 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget 'Evolve' now free-to-play as creators try to save the game
Evolve got a lot of things right. But the 2015 4-vs-1 first-person shooter also got a few things wrong. It had a tremendous amount of buzz thanks to the aforementioned asymmetric multiplayer aspect, b...
07:30 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget UFC 200 will be on DirecTV and streaming to Sony TVs in 4K
Need a reason to get excited about UFC 200 this weekend even though the headlining match has been called off? You should know that it will be available in 4K, through a couple of outlets. DirecTV is d...
07:00 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Rimowa's electronic luggage tag is the future of traveling
Nowadays if you're flying with carry-on luggage, you can easily skip the check-in lines by doing it all online ahead of time. Sadly, it requires a few more steps if you have to check your luggage...
05:42 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Hitomi observed the Perseus galaxy cluster before it died
Japan's most powerful x-ray satellite Hitomi got lost in space shortly after it launched, but it managed to beam back data that can help us better understand galaxy clusters. The space telescope ...
04:45 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Barclays' bPay Loop turns regular watches into contactless cards
At this point, Barclays now plays nice with Apple Pay and last month, formally shunned Android Pay in favour of its own app for the platform. In addition, the bank has a range of devices that put cont...
04:35 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget NASA's Curiosity rover took a 'safe mode' nap this weekend
On July 2nd, humanity's rugged little Mars explorer, Curiosity, automatically shut itself down and restricted most of its functions over the holiday weekend. Fortunately, scientists successfully ...
03:42 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Facebook will start testing offline videos in India
In an attempt to avoid the dreaded buffering symbol in regions where mobile internet access is spotty or prohibitively expensive, Facebook is about to start testing a new video download feature for a ...
02:51 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget No one wants to test self-driving cars in Ontario, Canada
Governments may be racing to approve self-driving car tests on their roads, but that doesn't mean that companies will always line up. Case in point: Ontario. The Canadian province greenlit auto...
01:56 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Samsung's highest profit in two years comes thanks to the S7
Samsung just had a great quarter, and it's all because people are snapping up Galaxy S7s. The Korean chaebol has revealed that it's expecting its second quarter operating profit to reach 8.1...
01:00 am -04 - Thu, July 7, 2016
Engadget Fujifilm's X-T2 camera pairs a familiar design with 4K video
Based on recent conversations with Fujifilm camera users, I know many of them couldn't wait for the X-T1 successor to be announced. And well, that day is finally here. Today, Fujifilm introduced ...
11:28 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Samsung's world-first UFS memory cards are crazy fast
We've heard arguments for and against removable storage on smartphones, but we can all agree on the fact that the more the merrier. And we're not just talking about memory space here, as the...
11:28 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Samsung's world-first UFS memory cards are blazing fast
We've heard arguments for and against removable storage on smartphones, but we can all agree on the fact that the more the merrier. And we're not just talking about memory space here, as the...
11:03 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Spector captures printed fonts and sends the details to InDesign
When a designer sees typography they like or a color that might be useful for a project, the first move is usually to snap a picture with their phone. I can say that because I'm a designer myself...
09:51 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Clearing 'Trials of the Blood Dragon' demo unlocks full PC game
Game demos typically are little more than a bullet point in a publisher's marketing plan designed to give folks an early taste of what a game might end up being while simultaneously driving pre-o...
08:54 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget NASA's Kate Rubins is set to sequence DNA aboard the ISS
The three newest ISS crew members are blasting off to space in a Soyuz from Kazakhstan tonight. Russia's space agency is sending out Anatoly Ivanishin, Japan's representative is Takuya Onish...
08:44 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Google could be working on two new Android Wear watches
Sources close to Android Police claim Google is hard at work right now on two Android Wear devices of its own. According to the report, the watches are fundamentally different from one another, with o...
07:27 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget American Airlines to test automatic security screening this fall
It's bad enough that US airports engage in security theater that seldom makes you safer. However, it's made that much worse by the delays -- having to wait for agents to X-ray your bags is f...
06:44 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget US Attorney General will not bring charges in Clinton email case
There has been a lot of indications that the investigation surrounding US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of private email servers during her time as Secretary of State is wrapping u...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Nintendo looks into making VR safe for kids
Nintendo's shareholder meeting didn't just hint at possible smartphone controllers. Company veteran Shigeru Miyamoto has revealed that Nintendo's tentative research into virtual realit...
05:40 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget US rowers will get antimicrobial outfits to survive polluted Rio waters
The Rio Olympic and Paralympic games sound like more of a nightmare every day. After the National Institute of Health announced that they will study American athletes for probable Zika infection, text...
05:20 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Amazon may open its first East Coast bookstore in NYC
Given how Amazon has done its best to put the brick-and-mortar bookstore out of business, it's still odd to see the company building retail locations of its own. But CEO Jeff Bezos said the compa...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Your smartwatch is also recording your PIN
With all the personal data it collects, your wrist-mounted wearable computer is almost definitely going to betray you at some point, whether that's a reminder to get up and do another 5,000 steps...
04:31 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Facebook reveals open-source wireless platform, OpenCellular
OpenCellular is Facebook's open-source wireless access platform designed to provide internet to remote areas around the world. OpenCellular is roughly the size of a shoe box and it can support up...
04:20 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget VW's E-Golf is an undercover electric car
Some people find a certain satisfaction in proclaiming to the world that they drive a hybrid or pure electric car. Thanks to the Prius line, Chevy Volt and Tesla, it's easy to stick out among the...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Tesla's Autopilot blamed for a Model X crash
Tesla's semi-autonomous Autopilot mode is coming under fire for the second time in as many weeks. Art dealer Albert Scaglione claims that the feature was responsible for a crash that rolled his M...
03:40 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Become a Starfleet cadet at the Intrepid's new 'Star Trek' exhibit
Star Trek turns 50 this September, and while fans will have to wait until next year for a taste of the new TV show, they can still have their own immersive Trek experience this summer at the Intrepid ...
03:40 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Become a Starfleet cadet at the Intrepid's new Star Trek exhibit
Star Trek turns 50 this September, and while fans will have to wait until next year for a taste of the new TV show, they can still have their own immersive Trek experience this summer at the Intrepid ...
03:20 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Australian police urge 'Pokmon Go' players to pay more attention
Zealous new Pok&eacute;mon Go trainers around the world are out catching 'em all, but a police station in Australia is warning against actually walking into the station just to nab the items ...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Etsy's payment system is causing major problems for merchants
Etsy is one of those excellent bastions of the internet in which you can find essentially anything you want to purchase homemade by a talented creator. Unfortunately, it's going through some very...
02:40 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Hyperloop One 'proves' it's cheaper than high-speed rail
Since its conception, Hyperloop pioneers have been unable to answer the one question that matters: how much cheaper will it be compared to high-speed rail? Hyperloop One now feels confident enough to ...
02:20 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Deezer revamps discovery features to compete with Spotify and Apple
After getting on the Apple Watch in March and selling off its podcast app Stitcher last month, music streaming service Deezer is cleaning up its user experience. To compete with Spotify and Apple Musi...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Google Now on Tap translates languages in any app
You no longer have to select text or keep a mini-app running to translate text in your Android apps. Google is expanding Android Marshmallow's Now on Tap feature to support text translation from...
01:40 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget The Spectre 13.3 is the most intriguing thing HP has made in years
It's been a long time since I've wanted to test a laptop this badly. The HP Spectre 13.3 isn't just the world's thinnest notebook; it's the most exciting device Hewlett-Packar...
01:27 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget New Verizon plan offers 30 percent more data
Looks like the rumors were (mostly) true. Verizon is adding 30 percent more data to its existing tiers, as well as new features that let you roll over your unused data to the next month and activate a...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget This tiny contraption is capable of producing endless wine
When you're down to the last glass of wine from the bottle you could have just sworn was full before, you could really use this contraption one Iowa State University professor is developing. It&#...
12:40 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Snapchat Memories saves your favorite moments
Just because Snapchat mostly revolves around disappearing messages doesn't mean you always want those snaps to go away. In fact the company wants to help you do just the opposite -- it's la...
12:20 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Alibaba's first smart car is up for pre-order right now
After more than a year of development, Alibaba's first "internet car," the Car'OS RX5 sport utility vehicle, is available for pre-order in China. The SUV costs the equivalent of $2...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Huawei sues T-Mobile over 4G patents
It took a while, but Huawei finally has a response to T-Mobile's lawsuit from 2014. The Chinese mobile giant is suing T-Mobile US for allegedly violating 14 patents on 4G wireless technology. Sup...
11:41 am -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget GAME is building an 'eSports zone' inside one of its stores
When GAME acquired Multiplay, we knew it was because the retailer wanted to get into eSports. With such a large number of stores, and growing competition from online businesses like Amazon, it seemed ...
11:30 am -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget LG is getting into connected cars with Volkswagen
Add LG and Volkswagen to the latest pairing of technology and car companies. The two firms announced today that they'll be working together on a connected car platform over the next few years. Wh...
11:02 am -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget FBI director to testify on Clinton email investigation
Were you confused when the FBI said that Hillary Clinton likely broke the law by sending classified email through her private email server, but recommended against charges? You're not the only on...
10:38 am -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Microsoft's take on Pinterest has you collecting real objects
As popular as Pinterest is, it's limited: with certain exceptions, you're really just collecting internet content. What if you have something cool to show off in the real world? The Micros...
10:19 am -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Startups seek to de-anonymize Bitcoin to fight crime
Startups in the UK and US are claiming that they're able to strip Bitcoin users of some of their anonymity to fight online crime. Reuters is reporting that London-based company Elliptic has teame...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Rescuing 1,200 rolls of film that were never processed
The Rescued Film Project rose to prominence last year with the release of hundreds of photos by an unknown World War 2 soldier. Founded by photographer Levi Bettweiser, the organization seeks out uncl...
09:41 am -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget US recalls 501,000 'hoverboards' over safety concerns
When the US government said that there wasn't a safe 'hoverboard' in the land early this year, it wasn't kidding around. The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling 501,000...
09:22 am -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Twitter kicks off live sports streaming with Wimbledon
Twitter paid a reported $10 million for the rights to live stream NFL broadcasts, and now we have an idea as to what that will look like. The social network is now livecasting its first live sports ev...
09:22 am -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Twitter kicks off sports streaming with Wimbledon
Twitter paid a reported $10 million for the rights to live stream NFL broadcasts, and now we have an idea as to what that will look like. The social network is livecasting its first sports event, Wimb...
09:10 am -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget 'Persona 5' and other Atlus games are coming to Europe
If you're a fan of the Persona series and its stylised take on the JRPG formula, good news -- Persona 5 is coming to Europe. The region was notably absent when the game was announced for the US l...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: Drunk dogbot and VR music machine
Today on In Case You Missed It: An Osaka University robotics lab produced a dog robot that can run six miles per hour while being the most uncoordinated robot you've seen (that works), and the So...
08:02 am -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Manchester City signs its first FIFA eSports player
At this rate the Premier League will need its own dedicated eSports division. Following West Ham United, which signed Sean "Dragonn" Allen back in May, Manchester City has recruited its own ...
07:45 am -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Dyson opens first UK store as 800 robot vacuum goes on sale
If there's one thing Dyson knows best, it's hoovers. And while the company may've been late to making a little robot that does the cleaning for you, Dyson's 360 Eye is easily one o...
07:29 am -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Nintendo hints at smartphone controller plans
Nintendo executives have dropped an unsubtle hint that it is working on a peripheral to enable people to play its action games on smartphones. At the firm's annual shareholders meeting, Shinya Ta...
06:15 am -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Google buys startup that helps your phone identify objects
Google has purchased Moodstocks, a French startup that specializes in speedy object recognition from a smartphone, showing (again) the search giant's intense interest in AI. Unlike other products...
05:00 am -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget NASA's 'power' glove will help workers get a better grip
The same remote manipulation controller that allows NASA scientists to remotely control Robonaut 2 aboard the International Space Station is coming back to Earth thanks to a recent agreement between G...
04:35 am -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Starship's self-driving robots to deliver Just Eat orders in London
In the coming weeks, six-wheeled robots developed by Starship Technologies will hit the streets of London to help deliver meals ordered from two of the UK's biggest food delivery startups. The co...
03:29 am -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget Change the romantic pairings in Cassius' latest music video
The French musical duo Cassius has released a new music video that, for the first time, lets you change actors in the middle of a scene. Created for the group's single "The Missing" fro...
01:56 am -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget NASA's scientific balloon test flight sets duration record
NASA's humongous scientific balloon didn't quite hit the agency's ultimate goal, but it still set a flight duration record after flying for 46 days, 20 hours and 19 minutes. The agency ...
12:28 am -04 - Wed, July 6, 2016
Engadget CloudPlayer now lets you take your playlists everywhere
Ever wanted to take your favorite playlists with you on the go but didn't want to go to the trouble of creating them across multiple services? Now you can with doubleTwist's CloudPlayer, whi...
10:46 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' rolls out on Android and iOS
With all the news surrounding Pok&eacute;mon Go's beta test and wearable, you'd be forgiven for thinking the full game was already out. Until recently, it wasn't, but that's ch...
10:08 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Coin-sized device could lead to personalized cancer therapy
A form of cancer therapy that uses electric fields to stop malignant cells from spreading remains controversial, because it's unclear how effective and safe it truly is. This coin-sized device de...
09:13 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Researchers create a microscopic game of 'Pac-Man'
Researchers with the Institute of Micro and Nano Systems Technology in Norway have built a one-millimeter wide recreation of the original Pac-Man maze, all for the lo-fi enjoyment of some microscopic ...
08:10 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget NIH funds Zika study on US team during Rio Olympics
There's a lot of excitement building for the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic events in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but also mounting anxiety around the prevalence of Zika in the South American countr...
07:39 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Google's self-driving cars can read cyclists' hand signals
Google is working to expand the capabilities of its self-driving vehicle fleet, and according to its latest progress report (PDF), it's making strides in sharing the road with cyclists. One of th...
06:51 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Twitch introduces a PlayStation Vita app
Twitch has released streaming video apps for just about every modern game system under the Sun, but the PlayStation Vita has remained the odd one out... until today. The livestream provider has rolle...
06:09 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Scientists are teaching robots how to hunt down prey
Intelligent robots are all well and good until they start learning how to hunt prey. That's exactly what a team of scientists at the Institute of Neuroinformatics at the University of Zurich in S...
05:52 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget You too can build a 33-foot-wide computer to play 'Tetris'
When we marvel at advances in computing, we compare the mechanical calculators that filled rooms with the smartphones in our pockets. While our palm-sized miracles are magnitudes more powerful than th...
05:35 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Google headquarters faces string of attacks
However much you might be concerned about Google's stance on privacy, it shouldn't cross into violence... unfortunately, however, one person appears to have taken those worries one step too ...
05:14 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget The next iPhone reportedly starts with twice the storage
Apple maintained that a 16GB iPhone was enough last year, but the company might be singing a different tune in 2016. A Wall Street Journal source claims that the next iPhone will start with 32GB of s...
04:59 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget 'Red Dead Redemption' becomes backwards compatible with Xbox One
Still haven't experienced Rockstar's western epic Red Dead Redemption but refuse to go back to your Xbox 360 to do so? Microsoft has you covered. As of Friday, the game will finally, officia...
04:41 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Blizzard sues an 'Overwatch' cheat developer
Blizzard has about as much interest in stamping out cheaters as you do, and it's willing to go to court to keep things clean. The company has filed a US lawsuit against Bossland, a German develop...
04:20 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Korg adds '80s arcade game sounds to its iOS synth app
Korg's Gadget app for iOS has been providing access to and arsenal of synthesizer and drum machine sounds since 2014. With the latest update though, the company has added a new instrument that cr...
04:03 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget New York speeds up access to its train ticket mobile app
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority initially promised that smartphone-friendly train ticketing would roll out by the end of 2016, but (unlike some trains) it's ahead of schedul...
03:50 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Verizon plans are about to get more expensive, report says
Verizon is preparing to roll out new wireless plans with more data, but they'll come at a higher price, CNET says. The reported changes break down as follows:The new "S" plan is $35 a m...
03:33 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Researchers want to block HIV with a 'therapeutic' virus
Despite the best efforts to date, a vaccine for HIV remains beyond our reach. It seems every time researchers get close, the virus mutates to stay a step ahead, creating a biological arms race. But a ...
03:15 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Ashley Madison is currently under investigation by the FTC
Infamous infidelity website Ashley Madison is now under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission, according to a report from Reuters....
02:56 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Netflix will stream CW shows a week after their season finale
Last month, rumors began circulating that those CW shows that were streaming on Hulu would make it to Netflix a lot faster. Well, those reports were accurate as the streaming service and the CBS and W...
02:31 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget BlackBerry is finally moving on from its Classic smartphone
BlackBerry is embracing change in a big way, finally moving forward from its BlackBerry Classic smartphone. The writing's been on the wall for quite some time, but as of today the company has mad...
02:13 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Android malware from Chinese ad firm infects 10 million devices
The Android malware Hummingbad has infected 10 million devices so far, but what's most interesting is where it comes from. First discovered by the security firm Check Point in February, the resea...
01:48 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget DJI makes it easier to keep your drone out of no-fly zones
DJI's Geospatial Environment Online (GEO) software already kept pilots from flying its drones in "sensitive areas" and now the setup is getting a lot more useful. The UAV maker is makin...
01:22 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Comcast will put Netflix on its cable set-top boxes
Comcast and Netflix have usually been bitter enemies, to put it mildly, but it looks like they can find some common ground. The two have announced a deal that will put Netflix on Comcast's X1 se...
12:55 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget White House launches a data initiative to reduce prison numbers
Just before the holiday weekend last week, the White House launched the Data-Driven Justice Initiative (DDJ), a new effort that will use wider data access to reduce prison populations. The US has been...
12:30 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget The best fan
By Seamus BellamyThis post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best things for your home. Read the full article here.After close to 60 hours of fan research, nearly...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Microsoft launches Skype Meetings, a group video chat tool
Microsoft has unveiled a free HD Skype tool for small business users called Skype Meetings. It runs on a browser and will let you meet with up to 10 people for the first 60 days, and a maximum of thre...
11:38 am -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget FBI: Hillary Clinton shouldn't be charged over private emails
Days after presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spent a few hours speaking with FBI investigators about her emails, director James Comey provided an update. Comey said that whil...
11:38 am -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget FBI: Hillary Clinton shouldn't be charged over private emails (update)
Days after presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spent a few hours speaking with FBI investigators about her emails, director James Comey provided an update. Comey said that whil...
11:38 am -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget FBI: Hillary Clinton shouldn't be charged over private emails (updated)
Days after presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spent a few hours speaking with FBI investigators about her emails, director James Comey provided an update. Comey said that whil...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Samsung won me with VR but is losing me with updates
I want to get a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, I really do. I like my Galaxy S6 Edge, with its striking curved screen, and the new model improves on it in nearly every way. Most importantly, I like to dabble...
10:12 am -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Amazon robot challenge winner counts on deep learning AI
Amazon's robot Picking Challenge is back for a second year, and it's clear that the competition has learned a lot in that time... in more ways than one. The Netherlands' TU Delft won bo...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget OnePlus 3 gets a 20 price bump after Brexit madness
As the UK government crumbles before our very eyes, the fallout from the vote to leave the European Union is even starting to impact our beloved gadgetry. OnePlus was eager to warn us last week that t...
09:45 am -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Xbox avatars to get a wheelchair option
Accessibility doesn't just apply to the real world -- Microsoft's Phil Spencer has revealed that Microsoft will soon launch wheelchair avatars for Xbox Live. Following a user tweet suggestin...
09:02 am -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Huawei confirms that smartphone cameras still aren't DSLRs
It's not the camera, it's the photographer, right? Actually, sometimes it's both, as Huawei just proved. It recently posted a lovely image, complete with a lens flare, implying that it ...
08:31 am -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Google DeepMind will detect eye diseases with AI
Google's DeepMind division is teaming up with another part of the UK's National Health Service (NHS) to see if it can improve patient care. The artificial intelligence company, acquired by G...
07:05 am -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Apple will use the iPhone to encourge new organ donors
Apple CEO Tim Cook knows firsthand the agony of watching a close friend wait for an organ donor, so the company is doing something to help ease the shortage. With iOS 10, Apple will add a new button t...
07:05 am -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Apple will use the iPhone to encourage new organ donors
Apple CEO Tim Cook knows firsthand the agony of watching a close friend wait for an organ transplant, so his company is doing something to help ease the shortage. With iOS 10, Apple will add a new but...
06:45 am -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Google UK's 'Summer Squad' offers kids free coding lessons
As a parent, nothing brings more joy than the start of the summer holidays. Time spent at the park, visits to the local swimming pool and trips to the zoo often figure on many family's six-week a...
06:06 am -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget National Geographic won't 'cheat' with digital photos
There's been a backlash against digitally manipulated photos in the media, and frequently for good reasons: heavily edited shots set unrealistic expectations at best, and are outright misleading ...
04:44 am -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Spongy electronic 'nose' can sniff out nerve gas and pesticides
When you're trying to detect extremely dangerous chemicals, you don't want to mess around -- even a tiny amount can spell big trouble. It's a good thing, then, that Belgian researchers ...
03:44 am -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Microsoft's Play Anywhere reaches PC and Xbox on September 13th
You won't have to wait too long to see how well Xbox Play Anywhere works in practice. Microsoft has confirmed to Polygon that the cross-purchase, cross-play feature will go live on both Xbox One...
02:29 am -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget China finished the world's largest single-aperture telescope
For the past 53 years, Puerto Rico's Arecibo Observatory has been the king of radio telescopes. No more. China has just finished construction of its Five hundred meter Aperture Spherical Telescop...
01:16 am -04 - Tue, July 5, 2016
Engadget Juno has begun its tour of Jupiter after a five-year journey
Juno's five-year journey has come to an end, and soon, it will start taking measurements and capturing images of the largest planet in our solar system. The spacecraft, which aptly carries Lego f...
11:56 pm -04 - Mon, July 4, 2016
Engadget Prince Online Museum revisits the musician's web history
The late, great Prince may have declared that the internet was over, but he was its biggest fan in some ways. His websites were frequently grand projects that pushed the limits of both web design and...
11:41 pm -04 - Mon, July 4, 2016
Engadget Cyborg locusts with tattooed wings can sniff out bombs
"Men, bring out the sniffer locusts." That's something a bomb squad chief could say in the future, thanks to a team of engineers working to turn the insects into cyborgs that can be sen...
10:37 pm -04 - Mon, July 4, 2016
Engadget Lasers and microwaves lead to better quantum computing circuits
If you're going to craft a quantum computer, you need to corral lots of quantum bits (qubits) to perform calculations... and Penn State researchers have found a way to make that happen. They...
08:44 pm -04 - Mon, July 4, 2016
Engadget How to watch NASA's Juno spacecraft enter Jupiter's orbit
NASA launched its Jupiter-exploring Juno spacecraft on August 5, 2011, but thanks to some patriotic timing, it's arriving at the gas giant today on July 4th. That'll give space fans some add...
07:49 pm -04 - Mon, July 4, 2016
Engadget What's on your HDTV: UFC 200, 'Carmageddon,' 'The Night Of'
Tonight, fireworks are all over network TV. Later this week, there's more US Olympic trials action from both track &amp; field and gymnastics, while fighters hit the mat for a UFC 200 card he...
05:05 pm -04 - Mon, July 4, 2016
Engadget China bans news sites from using social media as a source
The Cyberspace Administration of China put national news outlets on notice this weekend, warning them not to base reports on social media sources without strict verification of the facts. The statemen...
03:30 pm -04 - Mon, July 4, 2016
Engadget Samsung's designer Serif TV reaches the US for $1,499
How much do you value design over sheer value for money? You're about to find out. Samsung's Serif TV is now available for US pre-orders through the Museum of Modern Art at a price of $1,4...
01:44 pm -04 - Mon, July 4, 2016
Engadget Critical security flaw found in Lenovo PCs... again
If you are sick of hearing about how Lenovo Machines are riddled with security flaws, then this ain't the story for you. Security researcher Dymtro "Cr4sh" Oleksiuk claims to have uncov...
11:40 am -04 - Mon, July 4, 2016
Engadget Google offers four free months of Play Music for July 4th
Google Play Music is a competent streaming service, but it's always sat in the shadow of larger, more aggressive competitors such as Spotify, Tidal and Apple Music. Google has tried everything to...
11:24 am -04 - Mon, July 4, 2016
Engadget 'Top Gear' host Chris Evans bails after poor comeback ratings
After a single season at the helm, Chris Evans is stepping down from Top Gear. The presenter, which took over from Jeremy Clarkson and his fellow partners in crime, James May and Richard Hammond, said...
09:35 am -04 - Mon, July 4, 2016
Engadget Bloodhound's land speed record attempt set for October 2017
The team behind the Bloodhound SSC, a supersonic car designed to beat the land speed record, has some good news and some bad news to share. First and foremost, it's secured new funding, meaning t...
07:29 am -04 - Mon, July 4, 2016
Engadget London police consider using drones to pursue motorbike thieves
In its bid to curb the rise of drive-by snatches on the streets of London, the Metropolitan Police may turn to drones to track motorbike-riding suspects. At a recent meeting of the London Assembly...
05:25 am -04 - Mon, July 4, 2016
Engadget Solar road technology comes to Route 66
Solar Roadways' dreams of sunlight-gathering paths are one step closer to taking shape. Missouri's Department of Transportation is aiming to install a test version of the startup's sol...
02:22 am -04 - Mon, July 4, 2016
Engadget Pro Football Hall of Fame brings in holographic coaches
Think visiting a sports hall of fame involves little more than looking at athletes' relics? The Pro Football Hall of Fame wants to liven things up a bit. It's introducing the A Game for Li...
11:53 pm -04 - Sun, July 3, 2016
Engadget 'Minecraft' creation plays 'Pokemon' on a virtual Game Boy
It's no longer strange to see elaborate devices built in Minecraft, but this one is particularly eyebrow-raising. Reqaug has built a Minecraft machine that plays Pokemon Fire Red for the Game Bo...
10:12 pm -04 - Sun, July 3, 2016
Engadget Astronomers scan for disappearing stars
Scientists are adept at spotting stars, even very old ones. But what about stars that disappear? A handful of researchers, led by Uppsala University's Beatriz Villarroel, aims to find out. The...
08:52 pm -04 - Sun, July 3, 2016
Engadget Cancer patient receives a 3D-printed jaw
If you lose your lower jaw to cancer, you don't have many options for prosthetics. At that size, traditional clay is so heavy and unwieldy that you can only wear it for a few hours at a time. I...
07:20 pm -04 - Sun, July 3, 2016
Engadget Lizard Squad hacked thousands of cameras to attack websites
The hacking collective Lizard Squad isn't relying solely on masses of compromised PCs to cause some grief online. Security researchers at Arbor Networks have discovered that the outfit compromis...
05:45 pm -04 - Sun, July 3, 2016
Engadget Regenerative tooth fillings could put an end to root canals
You really don't want a root canal, and not just because it's potentially painful. Emptying the tooth of the infected tissue at its heart potentially weakens it, since you can't grow t...
04:16 pm -04 - Sun, July 3, 2016
Engadget 'Skullgirls' is coming to mobile with a role-playing twist
Lab Zero's hyper-stylized fighting game Skullgirls has been available on almost every modern platform at some point in its history, but you couldn't play it on your smartphone... until now. ...
02:53 pm -04 - Sun, July 3, 2016
Engadget Tesla will make as many EVs in 6 months as it did in all of 2015
Tesla isn't waiting for the Model 3 (or the Gigafactory) to be ready before it kicks its poduction into overdrive. The electric car pioneer now expects to build and deliver over 50,000 vehicles ...
02:00 pm -04 - Sun, July 3, 2016
Engadget Ben Heck visits Berlin #MTF Hack Camp
Ben and Felix bust out the bad jokes as they visit the Music Tech Fest in Berlin as part of the #MTF Hack Camp sponsored by element14. The event brought together talented musicians, singers and hacker...
12:30 pm -04 - Sun, July 3, 2016
Engadget Six months with the Steam Controller
The gentle whine of the haptics, the new rumble support, those inner paddles that make toggling run and crouch so easy ... oh, and the one-click quick-save! I may be in the minority, but that I love m...
11:15 am -04 - Sun, July 3, 2016
Engadget Watch your favorite games quickly conquered for charity here!
It's the long holiday weekend, we're smack dab in the middle of the summer drought for big game releases and you want to make it to Tuesday with all your fingers intact. That basically rules...
11:00 am -04 - Sun, July 3, 2016
Engadget The After Math: Pay up
This was a week of folks getting theirs. Brazil locked down $6 million of Facebook assets in its ongoing battle of WhatsApp. Disney shelled out $3.5 billion for the company that runs MLB At Bat. Hall-...
10:00 am -04 - Sun, July 3, 2016
Engadget Inhabitat's Week in Green: Solar roadways, and more!
Photovoltaic roads sound almost like science fiction, but they're becoming reality in the US. This week Missouri announced plans to pave a section of the historic Route 66 with energy-generating ...
07:03 am -04 - Sun, July 3, 2016
Engadget Second man pleads guilty to breaking into celebrity accounts
No, the convictions over celebrity account breaches aren't over yet. Chicago man Edward Majerczyk has agreed to plead guilty to using phishing scams to fool more than 300 people into compromisin...
12:50 am -04 - Sun, July 3, 2016
Engadget Walmart Pay arrives in 14 more states
When Walmart talked about a wide national release of its mobile payment service before the start of July, it wasn't kidding around. Walmart Pay has launched in 14 more states on top of a slew of...
11:02 pm -04 - Sat, July 2, 2016
Engadget NuAns raises funds to release its Windows 10 phone worldwide
When we took a closer look at the NuAns NEO in January, the Japanese company wasn't sure if the Windows 10 Mobile phone was ever going to make it outside its home country. Now, it looks like NuAn...
09:29 pm -04 - Sat, July 2, 2016
Engadget Watch Stephen Colbert challenge a 'Super Mario' speedrunner
You've probably seen video game speed runs before, but on a major TV channel? Not likely... until now. In what appears to be a first for nationwide US TV, The Late Show's Stephen Colbert r...
08:01 pm -04 - Sat, July 2, 2016
Engadget Google adds built-in Cast option to Chrome for desktop
Google has begun rolling out a built-in Cast option for Chrome 51. You simply have to right click a tab or click the hamburger button on the right-hand part of the desktop browser to find a line in th...
06:28 pm -04 - Sat, July 2, 2016
Engadget China successfully refuels a satellite in orbit
China is now one of the precious few countries that knows how to refuel satellites in space. The nation's Tianyuan-1 system (launched aboard the Long March 7) has successfully topped up at least ...
05:00 pm -04 - Sat, July 2, 2016
Engadget Bjork's VR album is a work in progress, just like the medium itself
Bjork Digital is almost Bjork: The Theme Park. The installation, which opened in Tokyo earlier this week, includes a movie theater showing a two-hour-long showcase of the artist's videography. Ar...
03:45 pm -04 - Sat, July 2, 2016
Engadget FBI talks to Hillary Clinton about her private email server
It's no secret that Hillary Clinton broke rules with her private email server. However, the FBI still wants to know whether or not she played fast and loose with classified messages... and it ju...
02:30 pm -04 - Sat, July 2, 2016
Engadget Adidas gets creative with shoes made from recycled ocean plastic
There's a strong momentum behind the Adidas brand right now. That's largely due to the increasing popularity of the company's running and lifestyle products, with Kanye West's Yeez...
01:00 pm -04 - Sat, July 2, 2016
Engadget Withings Body Cardio: A stylish scale for fussy health nuts
A scale is an odd thing to review. For one thing, it's one of the few gadgets you have to be completely naked to test. It also sends you down a rabbit hole of fitness tech, with too many apps and...
11:30 am -04 - Sat, July 2, 2016
Engadget Six technologies changing the future of food
By Cat DiStasioFood production, processing and transportation account for a tremendous amount of greenhouse gas emissions, and enormous amounts of food are wasted each year in some parts of the world ...
10:00 am -04 - Sat, July 2, 2016
Engadget Recommended Reading: Life lessons from Mario
Mario is living theAmerican dreamRob Harvilla,The RingerThis week The Ringer has been discussing that unique group of people and things that we can all agree are enduring and iconic parts of culture. ...
09:00 am -04 - Sat, July 2, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: Lung cancer detector and smart tape measure
Today on In Case You Missed It: A new device is being tested to detect lung cancer by having patients breathe into it. A new tape measure that syncs to a mobile app can calculate distances by simply r...
05:37 am -04 - Sat, July 2, 2016
Engadget Get served by this tennis-instructing drone
If tennis is your game and you're looking for help that a ball-spitting machine can't provide, luxury gym chain Virgin Active has your back. They've built a drone to drop your racquet&#...
11:57 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget 'Galaxy Note7' name confirmed by leaked pics
Can't wait for Samsung's next entry into the plus-sized phone category? A tweet from Evan Blass aka evleaks reveals three colors of what will apparently be called the Galaxy Note7 (no space?...
10:40 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Scientists use light to nuke cancer cells in mice
In the great fight against cancer, scientists look for solutions that are both effective and less ravaging than current treatments like chemotherapy. One experimental concept, optogenetics, uses light...
09:51 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Panasonic's $699 UHD Blu-ray player arrives in September
If you thought Ultra HD Blu-ray players were already pretty expensive, Panasonic would like to have a word. Whereas Samsung's player and the recently released unit from Philips aim for a mainstre...
08:19 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget NASA's New Horizons probe is officially set to explore the Kuiper Belt
After capturing and transmitting the most detailed images of Pluto we've ever seen, NASA's New Horizons space probe is getting a new mission. NASA announced today that the probe had received...
07:32 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget ESPN2 will televise the 'Street Fighter V' finals from Evo 2016
Professional gaming continues its slow creep into the mainstream, landing airtime for another tournament on a prominent sports channel. ESPN2 will air the world championship matches for Street Fighter...
06:36 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Police confirm DVD player found in Tesla Autopilot wreck
A day after we learned that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating a fatal crash involving Tesla's Autopilot feature, more details have emerged. The Florida H...
06:05 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget The Public Access Weekly: I want to believe
Yes, we did accidentally rickroll y'all this week in the Trent Reznor/Juno post. Our (hilarious, unintentional but not really regrettable) bad. Thanks to the attentive commenters who alerted us t...
05:41 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget BMW partners with Intel to get autonomous cars on the road by 2021
BMW has already said it wants to get autonomous cars on the road by 2021, but the automaker doesn't have all the technological know-how to make that a reality. To get there, BMW today announced a...
05:14 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Verizon will reward customers for referring new subscribers
Need a little extra pocket money? Is Verizon your cell phone carrier? You might be able to hit the company up for a little boost in your cash flow then, provided you bring a few new customers along wi...
04:49 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Alibaba announces new system to track and remove fake goods
If you've ever shopped at Alibaba, you know to tread carefully: the online marketplace has long had a problem with merchants peddling counterfeit goods. It's given the site a bad reputation,...
04:26 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget US Senate finally dumps BlackBerry
The US Senate's Sergeant at Arms (SAA) announced earlier this week that staffers would no longer be able to request new BlackBerry OS 10 devices for official work. That includes the Q10, Z10, Z30...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Cybersecurity forecast: Heavy smug
When you think of rockstar hackers and infosec pundits, I'm sure it's easy to imagine people who are humble, kind and patient, and never look down on anyone who would reuse a password.Okay, ...
03:31 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget UN rights council condemns the disruption of internet access
The United Nations Human Rights Council has had enough of state-sponsored attempts to restrict internet access and punish people who use the internet as a space for free expression. The council on Fri...
03:07 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Apple says Spotify wants 'preferential treatment' for iOS app
It didn't take long for Apple to respond to Spotify's claim that it's using App Store approvals a way to handle competitors. In a letter obtained by BuzzFeed, Apple general counsel Bruc...
02:44 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget MoviePass tests new prices, aims to reach a $20 plan
MoviePass, the subscription service that lets you see one theatrical film every 24 hours, has come under fire after testing out new pricing options with some customers, which are significantly more ex...
02:13 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Sony Xperia X Performance review: $700 worth of disappointment
Oh, Sony. The company has tried time and again to craft a smartphone that would find success in the US, and time and again it has fallen short. But when Sony pulled back the curtain on a batch of new ...
01:52 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Sidewalk Labs' smart city kiosks go way beyond free WiFi
The details of an ambitious plan from Google's sister company Sidewalk Labs to create entire "smart neighborhoods" just got a little clearer. According to Sidewalk Labs' pitch deck...
01:29 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Sony is resurrecting its robots for a full financial recovery
Sony is back in the robotics race. The consumer company gave us AIBO, one of the most popular "entertainment" robotic dogs, in the late '90s. But due to heavy losses and a corporate res...
01:07 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Millions of Android devices have flawed full disk encryption
Hackers can use brute force to break into tens of millions of Android devices using full disk encryption, thanks to a series of security issues linked specifically to Android kernel flaws and Qualcomm...
12:38 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Hyperloop One co-founder reportedly leaves the company (update: confirmed)
Just over a month after its propulsion test in the Nevada desert, there's a major staff shakeup at Hyperloop One. Recode reports co-founder and CTO Brogan BamBrogan stepped down from his role wit...
12:26 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Alexa shops for Amazon Prime items so you don't have to
Amazon's virtual assistant could already lend a hand with re-ordering items, and now Alexa is a much more helpful shopping companion. Rather than just replenishing items you've already purch...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Facebook is making it easier to post in multiple languages
Facebook has over 1 billion users around the world but, as you might expect, not all of them speak the same language. This can be an issue if you have friends and family who speak in different lingo. ...
11:40 am -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Best cheap in-ear headphones to replace your stock earbuds
By Lauren DraganThis post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.If we wanted to buy in-ear headphones to replace the earb...
11:13 am -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Amazon adds PBS Kids shows to its children's lineup
Amazon is always looking to pad its streaming library, and that includes new shows for younger viewers. The company announced today that it's now the "exclusive subscription streaming home&q...
10:48 am -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Faraday Future partners with a Formula E team
Despite only being on many people's radar for just over six months, electric car company Faraday Future has managed to keep itself firmly in the spotlight. It's already unveiled a prototype ...
10:22 am -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Brazil freezes Facebook funds over WhatsApp evidence spat
A Brazilian court has frozen 19.5-million reals ($6-million) of Facebook's cash after the social network's messaging service, WhatsApp, failed to hand over data as part of a criminal investi...
10:00 am -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Social networks need to be more like online forums
Social networks are the modern day watering holes for the internet. But back in the '90s, I didn't have Twitter and Facebook. Instead, my destination was the online forum, a site where I cou...
09:49 am -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Netflix UK now has every 'Star Trek' TV episode
With Star Trek Beyond less than a month away, there's never been a better time to rewatch some of the franchise's older TV episodes. Every instalment of the original Star Trek TV show has no...
09:39 am -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Hubble photographs Jupiter's dramatic auroras
The wispy, glowing veil sitting on top of Jupiter in the image above is actually a humongous aurora captured on cam by Hubble. A team of astronomers are using the telescope's ultraviolet instrume...
09:21 am -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Disney to bolster cord-cutting options with MLB deal
Cable subscribers have been dropping ESPN like a hot rock, often switching to &agrave; la carte streaming services like NFL Sunday Ticket and MLB's At Bat. Parent Disney is trying get on the ...
09:00 am -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: Salamander bot and allergy cells: Good for something
Today on In Case You Missed It: A robotic salamander was invented by the EPFL and has a true to life spinal cord. Also researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine found that immune ce...
08:30 am -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Jesus is coming... to virtual reality
Producers have been fretting about how to do feature films in VR, because the format doesn't lend itself to traditional Hollywood techniques. However, it's about to be used on one of the bes...
08:08 am -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Disgraced US agent may be responsible for multiple Bitcoin thefts
A US secret service agent already convicted of stealing over $800,000 in Bitcoin during the Silk Road investigation is also suspected of lifting even more of the cryptocurrency from two other cases. A...
07:07 am -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget 'Mega Man' stars in charity speedrunning marathon this weekend
Are you ready to watch 160 hours of people playing through video games incredibly quickly? Then grab some snacks, coffee and a spot in the most comfortable seat in your house because Summer Games Done...
06:30 am -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget FreedomPop SIM serves up 10GB of data for 10 per month
Mobile provider FreedomPop is best known for its Basic 200 tariff, which gives users 200 minutes, 200 texts and 200MB of 4G data each month absolutely free. The company balances the books by way of ov...
06:06 am -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Google is inching its way to diversity
Google vowed to spend $150 million in 2015 to diversify its workforce, and the company did hire more women, Black and Hispanic employees last year. Unfortunately, its efforts aren't enough to cau...
05:05 am -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Earth's ozone is on the path to recovery
Good news from the stratosphere: the Earth's ozone layer is healing, the New York Times reports. While researchers have been watching the ozone's comeback for years now, a new study in the j...
03:58 am -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Lionsgate and Starz join forces to compete with HBO, Netflix
In an effort to compete with the likes of HBO and Netflix, Lionsgate Entertainment and Starz are joining forces. The former is picking up the latter for $4.4 billion in cash and stock, according to Th...
02:43 am -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Facebook adds new features to its Messenger bots
Several weeks ago, Facebook launched chatbots for Messenger, essentially letting you do everything from ordering flowers to finding the latest movie recommendations just by talking to a bot. Since the...
01:31 am -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Facebook's new tool will help you raise funds for charity orgs
It's now much easier to raise funds for your favorite causes and charity organizations on Facebook. The social network has begun rolling out a tool that'll enable you to create personal fund...
12:03 am -04 - Fri, July 1, 2016
Engadget Jury awards HP $3 billion in damages from Oracle
In yet another legal tussle between HP and Oracle, a jury has decided to award HP $3 billion in damages. The case stems from Oracle's decision to stop developing software for HP's Intel Itan...
11:59 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Twitch Collections embrace the randomness of non-gaming streams
Game (and food-eating) broadcasting service Twitch has been in the news quite a bit this week, and here's another instance of that. First up we have a few major additions to the Twitch Creative u...
11:31 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Nintendo t-shirt design contest will be judged by Shigeru Miyamoto
In case you didn't own enough gaming tees, Uniqlo has opening its annual tee design competition, this time centered around Nintendo. The UTGP'17 comes with a healthy $10,000 prize pot and th...
11:03 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget These homemade wheels let you maneuver your car as you please
Your regular old car's wheels can probably only go in a finite number of directions. One crafty YouTuber took it upon himself to create a set of wheels that would allow his trusty Toyota Echo to ...
10:17 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Dell discontinues its Android tablets in favor of Windows 2-in-1s
Another Android tablet maker bites the dust. Dell has decided to end distribution of its Android tabs and will instead focus on Windows 2-in-1 devices. This means several things: One, the company will...
09:32 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Google is working on a VR version of Chrome for Android
Google had a lot to say about its VR ambitions at this year's I/O, and it looks like a more immersive web browsing experience will be part of those plans. Road to VR reports that the latest versi...
08:46 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget 'Serial' podcast subject Adnan Syed is granted a retrial
Adnan Syed, the subject of Serial podcast's first season, has gotten a retrial, and it was partly thanks to a "cell tower issue." Syed is currently serving a life sentence after getting...
08:09 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget US wiretap operations encountering encryption fell in 2015
The US government has been very vocal recently about how the increase in encryption on user devices is hampering their investigations. The reality is that according to a report from the Administrative...
07:32 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Rosetta will crash into its comet and die on September 30th
Farewell, young spacecraft. The European Space Agency's Rosetta probe has been surveying Comet 67P (or Churyumov-Gerasimenko) for the past 12 years, and on September 30th it will crash into the s...
07:05 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Facebook's Paper news-reading app to shut down next month
Facebook has announced that it is shutting down its news-reading app Paper. The application was introduced in 2014 as an alternative to the main Facebook app, featuring a sleek layout with a complete ...
06:31 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget WSJ: Apple in talks to buy Tidal
Jay Z could be the next rapper making a big sale to Tim Cook, as the Wall Street Journal cites anonymous sources saying Apple is in "exploratory" talks to buy Tidal, although a spokesperson ...
06:13 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Apple CEO Tim Cook takes a new role on Nike's board
A leadership change at Nike is affecting Tim Cook's role with the apparel maker slightly. Cook, a Nike board member since 2005, is now the lead independent director of the board. The reason why N...
05:40 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Karma, the shareable hotspot, finally supports private networks
Only a few months after killing unlimited data and rolling out new subscription plans, Karma is now ready to offer its customers a long requested feature: private networks. The company made a name for...
05:17 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Tesla under investigation after first Autopilot-related death
The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) is investigating a collision that occurred when a Tesla Model S in Autopilot mode crashed into a tractor trailer resulting in the death of th...
04:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Get a UE Roll Bluetooth speaker for $50
This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read their continuously updated list of deals at TheWirecutter.com.You may have already seen Engadge...
03:52 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Over 100 Nobel winners urge Greenpeace to support GMOs
Greenpeace is being taken to task by 107 Nobel laureates, who have signed a letter asking it to support genetically modified organisms (GMOs), The Washington Post reports. In particular, the band of s...
03:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Facebook and the folly of self-regulation
There's a whole bunch of content that you aren't allowed to post on Facebook. Threats against public figures and other users, claims of imminent self-harm, harassment and bullying (in theory...
03:03 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Spotify: Apple is holding up app approval to squash competition
How do you catch up with the biggest music streaming service? Well, not approving app updates is one tactic, and Spotify says Apple is doing just that. The streaming service sent a letter to Apple...
02:41 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget The Das Keyboard 5Q is for working smarter, not harder
Das Keyboard is behind some of the most impressive mechanical keyboards around. If you're a keyboard snob, you've probably used one or two in your life. If you like customization and keyboar...
02:19 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Nest seems to be working on a 'smart crib' loaded with sensors
The hyper-connected home of the future will come with an equally connected nursery. Nest, the company widely known for its WiFi enabled energy-saving thermostat and smart smoke alarm system, has filed...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget The game that makes Kinect worthwhile: 'Fru'
When Microsoft announced that it would start selling the Xbox One without the motion-sensing Kinect peripheral in June 2014, Mattia Traverso and his team at Through Games were shocked. They were in th...
01:41 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget 'Wreck-It Ralph 2' is officially set to wreck the internet in 2018
Everyone's favorite game-related Disney movie (no, not Tron) Wreck-It Ralph is set for a sequel that's hitting the scene on March 9, 2018. This news probably doesn't come as a surprise ...
01:23 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross made a song for NASA's Juno mission
Nine Inch Nails frontman and Apple Music contributor Trent Reznor has another project with his film soundtrack partner Atticus Ross. This time around, the duo has created a nearly 9-minute track to ce...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget I played God with The Odin's DIY CRISPR Kit
Twenty-three years after its cinematic debut, I finally understand where Alec Baldwin was coming from in the 1993 psychological thriller Malice. The power to bring life where once there was none is a ...
12:42 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Furby gets smarter, but it's still pretty damn creepy
Hasbro revived one of the late '90s most iconic toys a few years ago, and now there's another new version. We're talking about Furby of course, and the new Furby Connect has Bluetooth t...
12:21 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Android N? More like Android Nougat
The next version of Android is dubbed "Nougat," Google revealed on Snapchat this morning (because of course it did). This was the first time that Google opened up the Android naming process ...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Toyota's car of the future drives like a Camry
The Toyota Mirai looks like it's ready to swallow you whole. From the front, the hydrogen fuel-cell car has the aggressive stance of a bulldog. But as you circle the vehicle, the styling quickly ...
11:40 am -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Google puts earthquake data directly in search results
For anyone who has had the pleasure of waking up to a rumbling apartment building, only to Google the USGS Earthquake map, the search giant is now saving you another click in your search results. Star...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget The Olympics will be shown in VR, but only on Samsung headsets
NBC began outlining its plans for broadcasting Rio 2016 yesterday, but a few more juicy tidbits have now filtered through. The AP (via ABC News) is reporting that around 85 hours of programming will b...
10:50 am -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Amazon opens up grocery deliveries to more of London
Amazon's grocery delivery service only went live in the UK a couple of weeks ago, but already the company is expanding beyond the launch footprint of various central and east London areas. As of ...
10:40 am -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Blast Motion's swing sensor data is coming to baseball broadcasts
Major League Baseball had already approved Blast Motion's swing analyzer for use in training sessions, but now that the gadget is official hitting sensor of the league, it's going to be used...
10:15 am -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget B&O Play get into the wireless earbud game
B&amp;O Play came very late to the Bluetooth audio game, but it didn't matter because the sound quality was worth the wait. The firm is now widening its wireless range with the H5, its first ...
09:41 am -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Sony adds cheaper 4K TVs to its lineup
Sony started 2016 by showing off some high-end 4K TVs with HDR, and with the arrival of summer it's time to see cheaper versions pop up on store shelves. The company says the new 800D, 750D and 7...
09:09 am -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Google's Spanish offices raided in tax investigation
Google is no stranger to tax investigations, but in recent months, European investigators have taken things up a notch. Coming just a month after tax inspectors raided the company's French HQ, Sp...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: Pinterest's photo recognition and light exosuits
Today on In Case You Missed It: Pinterest wants users to shop for items by taking pictures, then uploading to the site to find similar items. Carnegie Mellon University invented an exoskeleton compone...
08:31 am -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Juno snaps a pic of Jupiter before it reaches the gas giant
NASA's Juno spacecraft is diving into Jupiter's orbit in a few days' time, five years after it blasted off its launching pad in Cape Canaveral. The gas giant is merely a stone's th...
08:00 am -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Samsung releases unlocked Galaxy S7 phones in the US
Waiting for the unlocked versions of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge? We hope you've been saving up. They're now available in the US for those who don't want to be locked into a contr...
08:00 am -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget 'BioShock: The Collection' hits PS4, Xbox One and PC in September
Break out the wetsuits -- you're going back to Rapture. BioShock: The Collection contains all three BioShock games and their single-player DLC packs, remastered for current-generation consoles. I...
07:31 am -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Amazon's Prime Day clearout returns on July 12th
It's probably fair to say that Amazon's homegrown shopping event, Prime Day, wasn't the most exciting of retail events. For every discounted PlayStation 4 or Xbox One, there was a litan...
06:30 am -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget AP now automates news for most minor league baseball games
The Associated Press announced plans to automate financial stories back in 2014, and last year the media outlet started doing the same for college sports. Expanding its partnership with Automated Insi...
06:20 am -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Riding the SpeedX Leopard, a smarter carbon road bike
Bianchi. Giant. Pinarello. Sit down at the "Look Mum No Hands" cafe in London and you'll see these names etched on countless bike frames outside. Each company is known for building beau...
05:29 am -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Stream PS Vue's cord-cutting service from your Android device
Sony's attempt at killing your pay-tv subscription is available on Android now -- just like the company promised. What's more, PlayStation Vue also has a few new features on the PlayStation ...
04:26 am -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Let people watch you eat, live on Twitch
Not everyone can get famous on Twitch for being good (or terrible) at gaming, but all of us can eat. Twitch has now opened up that very democratic activity with the "social eating" channel. ...
03:55 am -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Microsoft's 1TB Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 hit the UK
Microsoft's best Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 models are now available outside of North America. Both of the laptop-tablet hybrids -- the Book being more laptop, the Pro more tablet -- can be b...
03:05 am -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget The next 'Lost in Space' reboot starts on Netflix in 2018
Netflix optioned Lost in Space late last November, and we finally have a few more details about when we'll see it. The classic -- and short-lived -- sci-fi reboot is currently slated for a 10 epi...
01:40 am -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Google's undersea cable connecting US and Japan is now live
The $300 million trans-Pacific undersea cable backed by six companies, including Google, that connects Japan and the US is now online. It connects Oregon with the Chiba and Mie prefectures in Japan wi...
12:12 am -04 - Thu, June 30, 2016
Engadget Google Keep auto-creates topics for your notes
Google Keep's new feature will help you find notes old and new even if you never even bothered slapping a label on them. The free app now organizes your notes based on automatically created topic...