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11:14 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Cassini captures close-up views of Saturn's rings
NASA has released high-resolution close-up images of Saturn's outermost rings captured by Cassini as part of its penultimate mission. The spacecraft has been diving in and out of the rings every ...
10:07 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Study offers best evidence yet that we're in a holographic universe
Don't freak out, but there's a good chance that the entire universe is actually a holographic projection. The theory isn't new -- we've been talking about it since the 90's --...
09:42 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Twitter admits 'didn't move fast enough' on abuse, changes coming
After years of hearing users cry out about the abuse on its platform and reacting in ways that may have made its problems even worse, Twitter says it's listening. VP of engineering Ed Ho tweeted ...
08:34 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget MacBook Pro Touch Bar banned from multiple state bar exams
Here's an unexpected drawback of Apple's latest flagship laptops: law students in several states are being asked to disable the Touch Bar on their new MacBook Pros, or leave them at home ent...
08:09 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget What's on TV: Super Bowl LI, 'Powerless,' '24: Legacy'
This weekend is obviously focused on the Big Game, but there's more on deck. Netflix is streaming a new series, Santa Clarita Diet, starring Timothy Olyphant and Drew Barrymore, while Amazon has ...
07:29 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Workplace AI makes it all too easy to track you on the job
Artificial intelligence can help you work and even help you find work, but it's now being used to monitor you at work... and that's not entirely a good thing. New Scientist notes that a Lon...
06:46 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Googlers stage a walkout to protest Trump's immigration ban
Numerous technology companies have already voiced their opposition to the Trump administration's executive order from Friday banning the immigrants and refugees from seven predominantly Muslim na...
06:23 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget This tiny glob could be humans' earliest known ancestor
Paleobiologists in search of the earliest records of life on Earth have discovered what they believe is the human race's earliest known ancestor: a 540 million-year-old deuterostome about the siz...
06:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Razer acquires Nextbit and its 'cloud phone'
In the last couple of years Razer has acquired companies including Ouya and THX, and now it's making a splash in mobile with the purchase of Nextbit. Its latest target introduced the Robin "...
05:40 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Gamma ray telescope spots ancient, intense black holes
NASA's Fermi gamma ray telescope has been working overtime, it seems. Scientists using the instrument have spotted extreme astronomical phenomenon both at the far edge of the universe and close t...
05:15 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Mexico City's new hybrid taxis have a 'panic' button
While President Trump continues to claim Mexico will pay for his big, beautiful wall, our neighbors south of the border are busy spending money on making their largest city safer and less polluted. Th...
04:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget SpaceX's Hyperloop competition finally puts pods in the tube
"I almost cried the first time it went 50 kilometers per hour."Marleen van de Kerkhof is part of the Delft Hyperloop team from the Netherlands. It's been an eventful 12 months for the c...
04:10 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Lyft now books rides based on your calendar
Uber isn't the only ridesharing company to integrate your calendar and simplify booking trips. Lyft has added its own calendar syncing feature, making it easy to pick the address of your next me...
03:45 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Netflix project lets you mind-control its interface
Netflix's developers are at it again, using the company's annual Hack Day to come up with clever, if sometimes wild, ideas on how to improve the streaming service. This year's crop of h...
03:20 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Vespa's creators just unveiled a personal cargo robot
The Vespa brand's owner, the Piaggio Group, doesn't have a reputation for cutting edge tech (it only just started making an electric scooter). However, it's making up for that in style...
02:59 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Gap envisions a future with augmented reality 'dressing rooms'
Fashion brands know that experimenting with tech is imperative, whether it be to enhance the retail experience or introduce fans to the concept of virtual reality. For Gap Inc., which, in addition to ...
02:59 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Gap envisions a future with augmented-reality 'dressing rooms'
Fashion brands know experimenting with tech is imperative, whether it be to enhance the retail experience or introduce fans to the concept of virtual reality. For Gap Inc., which, in addition to its e...
02:11 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget New York City tech leaders object to Trump immigration ban
If it wasn't already clear that the tech industry is opposed to President Trump's immigration restrictions, it is now. Hundreds of New York City tech luminaries have signed a letter that ur...
01:46 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Some of Earth's oxygen escapes to the moon every month
The Earth and the moon share more than an orbit around the Sun. Turns out that bits of atmosphere manage to travel the 240,000 miles out to our nearest celestial neighbor, and have been for more than ...
01:22 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget 'Fallout 4' visual upgrade demands a monster PC
Fallout 4 is already a good-looking game (insofar as a nuclear wasteland can look good, anyway), but Bethesda is about to kick things up a notch. An update rolling out next week will add a High-Resolu...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Dropbox SmartSync lets you collaborate across Mac and Windows PCs
Last year, Dropbox introduced an interesting new feature called Project Infinite, which promised to let you view and access all of your files, whether they're on your hard drive or in the cloud. ...
12:47 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget 'Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin' will launch on February 21st
It's been a long time since the first Psychonauts was released -- more than 10 years, in fact. However, developer Double Fine announced in late 2015 that it was bringing the series back with a pa...
12:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Starbucks' iPhone app lets you order by talking to it
Starbucks is continuing its efforts to stay on top of technological trends by adding new voice-ordering functions to its iOS app and Amazon's Alexa digital assistant. Called "My Starbucks ba...
12:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Motherhood, nature and technology in 'Horizon Zero Dawn'
Horizon Zero Dawn is Guerrilla Games' first original creation since releasing the original Killzone in 2004. Not only is it Guerrilla's first foray into a brand-new universe in 13 years, but...
12:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Four hours with 'Horizon Zero Dawn'
Personally, I don't put much stock in video game previews. Pre-release gameplay events for major, AAA titles are generally controlled and precise experiences, with scenes hand-picked by developer...
11:40 am -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget The best cordless stick vacuum
By Liam McCabeThis post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best homewares. When readers choose to buy The Sweethome's independently chosen editorial picks, it...
11:20 am -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Car2Go adds luxury Mercedes models to its carsharing lineup
If you live in a big city, you've likely seen Car2Go's white and blue two-seater Smart cars zipping about. Unlike other car sharing services, you can rent one of the company's vehicles,...
11:00 am -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget GM and Honda will mass-produce hydrogen fuel cells together
Just weeks after the car and energy industries began their big push on hydrogen, the first real action is being taken. General Motors and Honda have leapt into bed together to begin work on a new fact...
10:42 am -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Researchers give driverless cars better cooperation skills
Are you really ready to ride with just a robot at the wheel? To make self-driving cars safer, researchers from the &Eacute;cole Polytechnique F&eacute;d&eacute;rale de Lausanne (EPFL) in S...
10:20 am -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Is the UK's new piracy email alert program dead on arrival?
All of the UK's major internet service providers have just embarked on a new project aimed at curbing digital piracy. As part of a bigger campaign to promote legal sources of media, spearheaded b...
09:55 am -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Fitbit cuts 110 jobs as wearable sales slow
While Fitbit currently holds top spot in the wearables market, not everything is going to plan. In its fourth quarter financials, the company said today that it didn't grow nearly as much as it h...
09:19 am -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Brain mapping could lead to better Parkinson's treatments
When you repair electronics, you frequently test individual parts to see how they affect the whole. Why not try that with the brain? Stanford is doing just that. It developed a technique that fires sp...
09:00 am -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Electronic glasses auto-focus on what you're looking at
They're not very pretty, but prototype eyeglasses from University of Utah scientists could make progressive lenses obsolete for older people. Using electronically activated lenses and infrared di...
08:08 am -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Explosions may be the answer to mass-producing graphene
Graphene is difficult and expensive to mass produce, but while trying to make something else altogether, Kansas State University (KSU) scientists may have lucked into a promising technique. The team w...
07:07 am -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Google gives $4 million to pro-migrant causes
Google has revealed that it will donate up to $4 million to humanitarian causes in response to the president's latest executive order. The search engine will hand the cash to four bodies: the ACL...
06:55 am -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Three finally rolls out app-free Wi-Fi calling in the UK
For years, Three has offered WiFi-enabled calls through an app called inTouch. While serviceable, the experience pales in comparison to the app-free versions offered by Vodafone and EE. After all, who...
06:35 am -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget UK MPs launch inquiry into the impact of 'fake news'
What is fake news? That's a question that Facebook has been trying to answer for months, but it's now becoming the subject of a UK parliamentary inquiry. The House of Commons Culture, Media ...
06:25 am -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget UberEats now does breakfast in London
Buzz. Buzz. Buzz. The alarm goes off and instinctively you roll over, hit the snooze button and close your eyes once more. Breakfast can wait. We've all made this sleep-deprived decision, only to...
06:00 am -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Monday, January 30 2017
Welcome to Monday morning. Needles in eyes, strict immigration orders, and survival horror in virtual reality. Today has some bite....
03:24 am -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Netflix strikes biggest Sundance deal with race drama 'Mudbound'
Streaming giants Netflix and Amazon spent big again Sundance, perhaps pushing traditional rival studios to up their games, too. Netflix snapped up the post-WW II segregation film Mudbound for $12.5 mi...
01:30 am -05 - Mon, January 30, 2017
Engadget Robo-reptiles spy on their flesh-and-blood counterparts
The BBC One nature show Spy in the Wild wanted to get up close and personal with some crocodiles and monitor lizards. Instead of setting up hidden cameras, though, its producers got in touch with the ...
11:01 pm -05 - Sun, January 29, 2017
Engadget Hybrid cars can save fuel through nature-like algorithms
Plug-in hybrid cars aren't as efficient as they could be. While starting in a pure electric mode is good for relatively short trips, it actually hurts your fuel economy if you have to switch to ...
09:26 pm -05 - Sun, January 29, 2017
Engadget Sega adds 'OutRun' and other classic soundtracks to Spotify
If you need a distraction from the stress of our new Orwellian order, why not take a trip back to a simpler time with Sega? It just released nearly 20 classic soundtracks from the '80s and '...
07:55 pm -05 - Sun, January 29, 2017
Engadget Vinyl record production gets a much-needed tech upgrade
Ever wondered why you sometimes have to wait months after an album's launch to get the music on vinyl? It's not necessarily because the label hates vinyl -- in many cases, it's because...
06:23 pm -05 - Sun, January 29, 2017
Engadget Uber sets up $3 million fund for drivers hurt by immigration ban
When President Trump's Muslim-centric immigration ban kicked in and sent tech companies (not to mention the public) into a furor, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick promised to compensate drivers left stra...
04:53 pm -05 - Sun, January 29, 2017
Engadget Bitcoin wallets get a key approval in Switzerland
Bitcoin companies offering virtual wallets sometimes face a difficult legal question: do they have to operate as a bank (with all the regulation that entails), or can they function as something else? ...
03:30 pm -05 - Sun, January 29, 2017
Engadget The making of Dell's XPS 13 2-in-1
By Mark SpoonauerIt's the laptop that made Windows notebooks cool &mdash; and knocked the MacBook Air off its pedestal &mdash; thanks in large part to the machine's head-turning bord...
01:57 pm -05 - Sun, January 29, 2017
Engadget Lyft donates to the ACLU in response to Trump's immigration ban
More than a few tech companies have voiced opposition to President Trump's Muslim-focused immigration ban, but Lyft is going the distance by making a firm financial commitment. The ridesharing ou...
12:30 pm -05 - Sun, January 29, 2017
Engadget BenHeck's smart retro boombox
In the 1980s and '90s, boomboxes were in their heydey. The sight of a person carrying a huge music player on their shoulder was iconic -- until the Walkman came along, anyway. The Ben Heck Show t...
11:00 am -05 - Sun, January 29, 2017
Engadget After Math: Shady deals
It's been a heck of a week for soupy sales. In addition to all of the wild proclamations (and subsequent walk-backs) made by the Trump administration, D-Wave somehow found a buyer, California...
10:00 am -05 - Sun, January 29, 2017
Engadget Hummingbird-inspired wind turbines, and more in the week that was
It's official: New York just gave the green light to build the largest offshore wind farm in US history. The project will be located 30 miles southeast of Montauk, and it will produce enough ener...
07:22 am -05 - Sun, January 29, 2017
Engadget NASA's reconfigurable radio can track planes over oceans
When the 66 Iridium Next satellites are already in orbit, air traffic controllers and pilots will be able to track all flights, even planes flying across ocean. That's because the satellites are ...
01:50 am -05 - Sun, January 29, 2017
Engadget Ireland votes to stop investing public money in fossil fuels
Ireland just took a big step toward cutting coal and oil out of the picture. Its Parliament has passed a bill that stops the country from investing in fossil fuels as part of an &euro;8 billion ($...
11:01 pm -05 - Sat, January 28, 2017
Engadget US internet providers stop sending piracy warnings
Remember the media industry's vaunted Copyright Alert System? It was supposed to spook pirates by having their internet providers send violation notices, with the threat of penalties like thrott...
09:33 pm -05 - Sat, January 28, 2017
Engadget Twitter discloses two far-reaching FBI data requests
Twitter is joining in the recent trend of tech companies disclosing FBI data requests after gag orders have lifted... and the news isn't exactly comforting. The social network has revealed that ...
08:04 pm -05 - Sat, January 28, 2017
Engadget LG's Nexus-like Watch Style surfaces in photos
LG's Google-blessed smartwatches now exist as more than a set of specs. Well-known leaker Evan Blass has scored photos of the Watch Style, the budget model of the two that LG is expected to launc...
06:25 pm -05 - Sat, January 28, 2017
Engadget Apple, Microsoft and Uber help staff stranded by Trump ban
President Trump's restrictions on immigration from Muslim-majority countries is affecting many, many more tech companies besides Google. Apple, Microsoft, Uber and others are rushing to accommoda...
06:25 pm -05 - Sat, January 28, 2017
Engadget Apple, Microsoft and Uber help staff stranded by Trump ban (update: Airbnb)
President Trump's restrictions on immigration from Muslim-majority countries is affecting many, many more tech companies besides Google. Apple, Microsoft, Uber and others are rushing to accommoda...
05:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 28, 2017
Engadget The Doomsday Clock is the closest to midnight since 1953
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists just pushed the Doomsday Clock to two and half minutes to midnight, marking the closest point humanity has been to extinction since the first hydrogen bomb test i...
03:30 pm -05 - Sat, January 28, 2017
Engadget Raden's connected carry-on is sleek and smart, but cramped
I don't think there's anything more crucial to a frequent traveler's arsenal than a reliable carry-on, but does it need to be smart too? A cottage industry of connected luggage makers s...
02:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 28, 2017
Engadget Trak's at-home sperm tracker is a surprisingly good idea
Sitting in a fertility clinic is a nerve-racking experience, and it can get even more awkward for men when they're put on the spot to produce semen samples. Fortunately for them, a new device tha...
12:30 pm -05 - Sat, January 28, 2017
Engadget Recommended Reading: Is Mark Zuckerberg going to run for president?
Zuckerberg 2020?Adrienne LaFrance,The AtlanticFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is making his way around the US after promising to meet with people in each state before the end of the year. This nationwide...
11:00 am -05 - Sat, January 28, 2017
Engadget 'Resident Evil 7' is the most terrifying VR game on the market
I didn't recognize Resident Evil 7: Biohazard when Capcom revealed it at E3 2016 with a mysterious teaser trailer. To begin with, it was a first-person game, when Resident Evil is famously a thir...
09:35 am -05 - Sat, January 28, 2017
Engadget Surgical robot makes highly precise eye injection possible
For the first time ever, a team of eye surgeons were able to inject a thrombolytic drug directly into a patient's retinal vein to dissolve a blood clot. It was a success despite the fact that the...
08:00 am -05 - Sat, January 28, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Letter from the EditorA week into the Trump administration, and it seems that many of the president's actions are courting disaster -- at least if you're a fan of open government or the envi...
06:12 am -05 - Sat, January 28, 2017
Engadget Google reacts to Trump immigration order by recalling staff
The President's latest executive order could spell bad news for the tech industry that's known for hiring overseas talents under a working visa. In fact, Google chief Sundar Pichai has just ...
11:57 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget NASA uses pressure-sensitive paint to test its rockets
How can NASA make sure its rockets are ready to handle the intense buffeting produced during launch? Scientists have recently started using pressure-sensitive paint that reacts with oxygen to produce ...
11:48 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget Oculus explains how room-scale VR taxes your USB ports
We've been dealing with USB for about two decades now, and to be honest, we're not usually asking that much from it. Plug in an adapter, microphone or game controller, then keep it moving. A...
11:25 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget 'Fully loaded' Kodi box seller pleads not guilty
Whether the makers of Kodi (by now you should know that's the new name for what used to be XBMC) like it or (definitely) do not, people have built businesses around preloading their software on p...
10:07 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget Researchers figure out trick to a fruit fly's acrobatic flight
If you've ever tried to swat a fruit fly out of the air, you know how crafty the little buggers can be at avoiding your swings. Turns out that not only are they incredibly agile, they're sup...
09:35 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget Windows 10 finally displays download progress for purchased apps
Turns out that Game Mode and streaming via Windows 10's built-in Beam app were only the tip of the update iceberg. A post on the Windows 10 blog also details a handful of extra additions for folk...
09:03 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget Study shows Uber created some new taxi jobs, but hurt wages
One of the taxi industry's biggest complaints against its competition at ridesharing companies like Uber in Lyft is the idea that these newcomers have been siphoning away jobs from regularly empl...
08:29 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget NASA will use Apollo 1 hatch to honor fallen crew
Apollo 13 might be the space mission that everyone knows offhand thanks to director Ron Howard's movie, but it wasn't the first to experience critical failures. On January 27th, 1967 the thr...
07:39 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg lightly criticizes Trump order on immigration
Tonight President Donald Trump signed an executive order titled "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States" that suspends refugee admissions for 120 days and ...
06:46 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget 'Pillars of Eternity II' breaks crowdfunding goal in 24 hours
The sequel to Obsidian's critically acclaimed isometric RPG Pillars of Eternity is officially a go. The studio announced Thursday that it's campaign to crowdfund development on Pillars of Et...
05:45 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget A whole new low in government trust
Our country changed so quickly in the past week that it feels like the pod doors have been sealed shut and an anti-gravity switch flipped inside our borders. From the outside, it probably looks like a...
05:24 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget ZeniMax now wants $4 billion from Oculus as case goes to jury
VR pioneer Oculus has been on trial for several weeks now, defending itself against claims it stole crucial code from ZeniMax. But the ultimate judgement is now in the hands of a jury. As reported by ...
05:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget The Chevy Bolt makes green driving fun
I've driven the Chevy Bolt a few times. At CES, briefly in San Francisco, and after a tour of the GM plant where the electric car will be assembled. But all those tests were in pre-production veh...
04:44 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget BitTorrent's live TV app finally arrives on Android
Despite troubles plaguing the company, BitTorrent has brought its peer-to-peer live streaming app to Android, a few weeks after making the iOS version available. The app can be downloaded from the Goo...
04:20 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget Pursue startup success at any cost in 'The Founder'
If you've ever wanted to play through a cynical take on Silicon Valley in a Sims-like fashion, Francis Tseng has a game for you. It's called The Founder and this dystopian look at the foundi...
03:54 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget Japan is getting a Final Fantasy XIV-inspired live-action TV drama
When you hear the term "live action Final Fantasy TV drama," you probably imagine something akin to Game of Thrones. But don't get your hopes up too much. Final Fantasy XIV: Daddy of Li...
02:55 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget 'Gears of War 4' makes cross-platform multiplayer official
Last December Microsoft tried out something it hadn't done in quite awhile: adversarial cross-platform multiplayer. For a single weekend, there was a test between folks playing against each other...
02:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget Trump's first week: An affront to the web and science
For those who opposed Donald Trump's ascension to the White House, the first week of his presidency confirmed a number of fears. Many of Trump's perceived worst characteristics were on full ...
02:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget The Public Access Weekly: Feel the pain
Greetings and salutations all, and welcome to Friday. We're going to make it a quick one -- I've been unexpectedly laid up with back pain this week so the whole Public Access machine has sor...
02:10 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget FBI releases redacted report of its GamerGate investigation
It's one thing to have read about (and reported on) the various threats of violence perpetrated by GamerGate, but seeing the FBI's collection of documents regarding the harassment campaign i...
01:50 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget EPA lifts grant freeze, gag order remains in place
The Environmental Protection Agency has lifted the freeze on grant money and contract operations that set off alarm bells in Congress earlier this week. Although the EPA will now be allowed to resume ...
01:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget Dell's XPS 13 2-in-1 nearly lives up to the original
It was only a matter of time until Dell gave us a convertible spin on the XPS 13, our favorite Windows laptop for nearly two years running. While the original model is still ideal if you need a tradit...
01:06 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget 'A Normal Lost Phone' is a game set entirely inside a smartphone
"A Normal Lost Phone." That's precisely what you think after launching this curious new indie game. The text messages, calendar app and music player -- everything is made to look and fe...
12:44 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget NASA studies astronaut twins to observe the rigors of space
When you spend nearly a year straight in space, you can expect NASA will want to conduct a good bit of research on you when you return to Earth. The space agency has been doing just that with astronau...
12:22 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget 'Flappy Bird' creator returns with another infuriating game
While game companies are spending millions developing and marketing addictive mobile games, every once in a while an indie hit appears out of nowhere and captures the public's imagination. In 201...
12:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget The best bluetooth keyboard
By Kimber StreamsThis post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial pic...
11:41 am -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget Nokia's voice assistant is for engineers, not ordering Ubers
Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Apple are all developing their voice assistants to be the perfect companions for our busy lives, helping us control our smart homes, buy things, summon Ubers, play funky ...
11:25 am -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget Apple joins Amazon, Google and Facebook in AI research group
Apple published its first paper on AI last month and now the company is set to join five others in a newly-formed research group. The Partnership on AI announced today that Apple would become its sixt...
11:03 am -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget LeakedSource and its database of hacked accounts is gone
A website that sold access to a database of more than 3 billion hacked accounts has suddenly vanished. LeakedSource had built a business on collecting and packaging information exposed through various...
10:41 am -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget Apple moving international iTunes arm to Ireland next month
In a note sent out to developers, Apple has confirmed it's moving its international iTunes business from Luxembourg to its European hub in Ireland effective February 5th. The company pre-empted t...
10:20 am -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget The Engadget Podcast Ep 26: The Sounds of Science
Managing editor Dana Wollman and senior editor Nathan Ingraham join host Terrence O'Brien on the latest episode. First Dana and Nathan face off in the latest installment of Flame Wars, tackling t...
10:00 am -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget Porn doesn't need a XXX hologram
In December, the internet exploded with news of a XXX hologram. CamSoda, a small adult-cam site was bringing a holographic cam girl to the 2017 AVN Adult Entertainment Expo. I had to see it for myself...
09:30 am -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: Boeing's swanky new space suits and 3D-printable skin
Today on In Case You Missed It: Boeing debuted its next-generation flight suit that astronauts will be wearing aboard its Starliner CST-100 when the spacecraft takes off in 2018. They're cooler, ...
08:32 am -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget First hydrogen metal created on Earth draws critical doubt
Scientists from Harvard University say they've ended an 80-year quest by compressing hydrogen into a potentially superconducting metal. Using a diamond-tipped anvil, the team squeezed a hydrogen ...
07:50 am -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget Facebook will reward longer videos that people actually watch
Facebook has changed the way it chooses videos to surface on your News Feed, and this new method favors longer clips. The social network explains in its latest blog post that "percent completion&...
07:02 am -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget Classic puzzle adventure 'Myst' comes to Android
Myst needs little introduction. The puzzle adventure game was a smash hit when it originally released on the Macintosh in 1993. Now, it's available on Android too. The latest port, developed by m...
06:00 am -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Friday, January 27 2017
Welcome to Friday! In the last 24 hours you might have missed Pokemon cheaters getting punished, even more Facebook security if you need it, and for some reason, the first ever viable human-pig embryo...
04:41 am -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget Tesla sues ex-Autopilot chief for stealing company secrets
Tesla is suing its former Autopilot director, claiming he took confidential, proprietary information about its self-driving technology and destroyed evidence to cover his tracks, according to a lawsui...
03:19 am -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget A different shade of green | 2018 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid First Drive
Acid Green, the color Porsche uses for details on its electrified cars, doesn't exactly sound environmentally friendly. After driving the new Panamera E-Hybrid, you don't really get a tree-h...
01:29 am -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget Scientists found a way to bring back lost tomato flavor
Tomatoes don't taste like they used to, because breeders have been prioritizing other traits like pest and disease resistance. To bring that lost flavor back, a team of researchers from the Unive...
12:01 am -05 - Fri, January 27, 2017
Engadget Ford SmartLink brings WiFi, LTE-connected features to older cars
If you want new car features like the ability to remote start via an app or have a WiFi hotspot onboard without buying a new car, then Ford's new SmartLink is one way to add them. Chrysler has of...
11:02 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget NVIDIA updates older Shield TVs for HDR streaming
Remember when we told you the old NVIDIA Shield TV would be getting the new units smarts via firmware update? It's rolling out now as part of an over-the-air patch, TechCrunch has noticed. That m...
11:02 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget NVIDIA updates older Shield TVs for 4K HDR game streaming
Remember when we told you the old NVIDIA Shield TV would be getting the new units smarts via firmware update? It's rolling out now as part of an over-the-air patch, TechCrunch has noticed. That m...
10:09 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Acer penalized $115k for leaving credit card info unprotected
It wasn't nearly as bad as Yahoo leaking 500 million users' data, but Acer had its own hacking scare last year. Back in June, the Taiwanese computer manufacturer admitted that somebody stole...
09:18 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Scientists reverse Alzheimer's-like symptoms in mice
Scientists have discovered a way of counteracting the proteins that cause Alzheimer's-like symptoms including memory loss. In mice, at least. Whereas other treatments have focused on beta-amyloid...
08:34 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Apple's 'single sign-on' feature now works with HBO Go
Apple's "single sign-on" feature has only been live since mid-December but it's already attracted some impressive services. In addition to A&amp;E, Bravo, NBC, Syfy and USA, wh...
08:06 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget 'Overwatch' boasts over 25 million players
Last we'd heard, online shooter Overwatch had 15 million players. A little over three months later, and that number's gone up by quite a bit. Developer Blizzard has just announced that the c...
07:32 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Second 'celebgate' hacker sentenced to nine months in prison
For his part in the "celebgate" celebrity hacking scandal, 29-year-old Chicago man Edward Majerczyk will be sentenced to nine months in federal prison. Last July, Majerczyk agreed to plead g...
06:50 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Chrome warns you when a shopping site isn't secure
Paying bills and shopping online is great, but sometimes it's difficult to tell when the site you're using is protecting your sensitive information. The latest update for Chrome should make ...
06:24 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget FCC approves $170 million for New York broadband rollout
The FCC's first action under new Chairman Ajit Pai will direct up to $170 million in federal funding to help ease the digital divide in New York State. The commission voted Thursday to approve th...
05:56 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Alphabet's moonshots are making more money, still aren't profitable
Alphabet, Google's parent company, continues to rake in money hand over fist. In its fourth and final quarter for 2016, the company reported $26.02 billion in revenue, which is a growth of 22 per...
05:30 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget The Wirecutter's best deals: The 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar drops to $2,100
This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn...
05:10 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget The cloud and Office keep Microsoft afloat during PC slump
It's been clear for a while that a big part of Microsoft's future is ensconced in the cloud, and its latest (Q2 2017) earnings report just drives that point home. Wall Street types have been...
04:44 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget PlayStation is still getting away with 'minimum funding' charges
When game consoles stumbled into the modern era, their digital content stores were a mess. Nintendo's Wii locked its customers to an annoying point system. The Xbox 360 obfuscated the value of Mi...
04:20 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy S8 will likely debut on March 29th
It's almost time for Samsung's traditional February unveiling of a new Galaxy flagship, but, as we already learned, we might have to wait a little longer this year. We now have a clearer ide...
03:55 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Ludacris releases new 'Slang N' Friendz' crossword app
If you've ever been disappointed when Words With Friends refused to accept "bae" as a real word, then noted actor, rapper and pun aficionado Ludacris has a new app for you. The wordsmit...
03:27 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget LG's G6 reportedly packs Google Assistant instead of Alexa
LG's G6 smartphone is a leaky flagship: CNET is reporting some good and bad points about the company's incoming G6 we've already heard. It will be water-resistant. Great! But it won...
03:03 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Pokmon Company caught almost 6,000 'Sun' and 'Moon' cheaters
Cheating in online games is awful because it creates an uneven playing field against those who do play by the rules and those who do not. The Pok&eacute;mon Company (TPC) noticed some irregulariti...
02:43 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Google Maps warns you about parking woes before you leave
A parking difficulty icon popped up in an Android beta for Google Maps earlier this month, but now the feature is officially rolling out. However, there are a couple of caveats. First, the parking war...
02:21 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Facebook Slideshows are slowly rolling out on Android
Last June Facebook launched the Google-Photos-like Slideshow feature on iOS and now the social network is ready to spread the love. Android Police reports that the feature is in a slow rollout, so you...
02:03 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Researchers create first viable hybrid human-pig embryo
Researchers have created a viable hybrid part-human, part-pig embryo for the first time in history. According to a study published in the journal Cell Thursday, researchers were able to successfully i...
01:26 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Trump signs executive order stripping non-citizens of privacy rights
With a stroke of his pen, the president just potentially invalidated a transcontinental data flow agreement between the US and EU which took years to negotiate....
01:11 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget High-ranking Russian cybercrimes officer arrested for treason
A top Russian cyberintelligence officer who US officials say lead last year's election hacking was arrested this week. Sergei Mikhailov, a senior member of the Federal Security Service (FSB), is ...
12:49 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Trump appoints government regulation critic as FTC chairwoman
President Trump has appointed Maureen Ohlhausen as acting commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). She'll be in charge of the agency that protects US consumers' safety and privacy...
12:27 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget A thousand moviegoers will get their minds monitored all at once
It's an "action film for the mind". That's the pitch. To promote new sci-fi movie MindGamers, someone thought it would be a good idea to strap a thousand audience members into &quo...
12:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Twitter apps' Explore tab combines moments, trends and more
A new Twitter tab marked "Explore" has squeezed its way between Home and Notifications in the microblogging website's mobile app. When it makes its way to your device, that's where...
11:29 am -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Amazon is now managing its own ocean freight
Amazon has been working for a while now to build out its shipping and distribution network. Now the online retailer has started coordinating its own shipments from Chinese merchants to its warehouses ...
11:01 am -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Square Enix is making an 'Avengers' game for Marvel
Yesterday morning, Marvel and Square Enix teased in separate tweets that they had an announcement to make. The internet went into overdrive: A superhero world for Kingdom Hearts 3? Wrong. Very wrong. ...
10:37 am -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget MIT finds actual wisdom in the wisdom of crowds
To paraphrase Men In Black's Agent K, a person is smart, but people are dumb, panicky and dangerous animals. Researchers at MIT and Princeton wanted to see if, despite this, they were able to ext...
10:12 am -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Verizon is reportedly exploring combination with Charter
AT&amp;T bought DirecTV for $48.5 billion in 2014 and now it looks like another wireless carrier is interested in getting into the television business. The Wall Street Journal reports that Verizon...
10:12 am -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Verizon is reportedly exploring combination with Charter (updated)
AT&amp;T bought DirecTV for $48.5 billion in 2014 and now it looks like another wireless carrier is interested in getting into the television business. The Wall Street Journal reports that Verizon...
09:51 am -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Facebook upgrades Privacy Basics with more guides
Facebook isn't exactly a stellar example of a company that values your privacy, but it just made its features' privacy settings much easier to understand. The social network has debuted a re...
09:27 am -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Android apps with emoji descriptions get more downloads
With a feature film, touch bar and dedicated search engine, emojis are having a moment. Now, app developer Novoda has done a study showing that they can even convince you to download apps. Using the A...
09:00 am -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Facebook offers extra security with USB key support
None of us want strangers accessing our accounts online. You might use a password manager, or two-factor authentication via SMS, but there's another way you can stay protected -- physical securit...
09:00 am -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Fender brings its guitar tuner app to Android devices
Fender kicked off its digital push back in August with the release of the Tune app for iOS. Now the guitar maker is bringing that piece of mobile software to Android devices. Fender Tune is now availa...
08:05 am -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Scientists are making genetically modified cyborg dragonflies
A biomedical solutions company called Draper is developing a technology that can turn a dragonfly into a living drone. They call it the DragonflEye project, and the technology's main component is...
07:50 am -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Discovery likely to pull its TV channels from Sky next month
Discovery's 12 UK channels are likely to disappear from Sky and its Now TV service at the beginning of next month, as negotiations between the two for a new carriage deal have broken down. Discov...
07:02 am -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget HTC's head of design is joining Google Daydream
It's a game musical chairs lately in the VR world. On the same day that Xiaomi's Hugo Barra revealed he would head Facebook's Oculus VR division, HTC VP of Design Claude Zellweger twee...
06:00 am -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Thursday, January 26 2017
Welcome to the Morning After. Oculus (and Facebook's own) VR efforts have a new leader: Hugo Barra, the former Googler who just announced that he was leaving China's Xiaomi. There are also b...
05:52 am -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget British astronaut Tim Peake will return to the ISS
Tim Peake's adventures in space are far from over. At the Science Museum in London, the British astronaut announced this morning that he'll be returning to the International Space Station (I...
04:50 am -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Pentax's new KP DSLR shoots in incredibly low light
Pentax has released the KP, weatherproof, compact DSLR with five-axis body stabilization, extreme low-light-sensitivity and a pretty off-beat design. The standout feature is a ridiculously high 819,00...
03:55 am -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Sky Q will be available without a satellite dish from 2018
For almost thirty years, Sky has operated first and foremost as a satellite television provider. Sure, the company has expanded its empire to include phone, broadband and, more recently, mobile servic...
03:46 am -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget 'MLB: The Show 17' makes pitching a cinch in Retro Mode
Unlike how EA Sports has handled its monopoly on NFL games with Madden, Sony's venerable MLB: The Show series tries keeping things fresh, and most importantly fun, each season. One of the cooler ...
02:32 am -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget D-Wave has its first customer for a $15 million quantum computer
The last time we reported on Canadian quantum computing company D-Wave, it'd extended a contract for its 500-qubit D-Wave Two machine. Now, the firm has announced a major step forward: commercial...
01:01 am -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget Gmail will start blocking JavaScript attachments in February
If you want to email a .js file to somebody for any reason, you only have a few more days to do so through Gmail. The service will start blocking JavaScript file attachments starting on February 13th,...
12:04 am -05 - Thu, January 26, 2017
Engadget AI is nearly as good as humans at identifying skin cancer
If you're worried about the possibility of skin cancer, you might not have to depend solely on the keen eye of a dermatologist to spot signs of trouble. Stanford researchers (including tech lumi...
11:20 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Hugo Barra's next job: Head of Oculus VR
Mark Zuckerberg just revealed the next landing spot for former Google and Xiaomi executive Hugo Barra: Facebook. As Barra revealed a couple of days ago, he's coming back to Silicon Valley and wil...
10:32 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Vive Video puts a personal home theater in HTC's VR headset
We've seen VR video theaters for Oculus and PlayStation VR, and now HTC has an upgrade in that department. Vive Video supports all kinds of media: 2D, 3D, 180-degree or full 360-degree, with opti...
08:58 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Autonomous Ubers return to California with humans in control
Uber's run-in with the California DMV has apparently been smoothed over for now. Although the ride-hailing giant has since shipped its real-world autonomous vehicle testing out of the state, seve...
07:20 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Beam, Windows 10 Game Mode tests start tomorrow on XB1 and PC
Starting tomorrow, Creators Update features coming in for testing are integrated support for Beam streaming on both platforms, Cortana updates on Xbox One, and for PC gamers, the new Game Mode and gam...
06:41 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Russian authorities arrest Kaspersky researcher for high treason
Security researcher Ruslan Stoyanov from Russia's Kaspersky Labs was arrested for treason last December. According to Russian newspaper Kommersant (translated), Stoyanov was taken in for breach o...
06:41 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Russian authorities arrest Kaspersky researcher for high treason (updated)
Security researcher Ruslan Stoyanov from Russia's Kaspersky Labs was arrested for treason last December. According to Russian newspaper Kommersant (translated), Stoyanov was taken in for breach o...
05:58 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Facebook starts testing ads in Messenger
It was only a matter of time before Facebook Messenger would start testing ads, after rumors of its plans to do so leaked nearly a year ago. Earlier today, it announced that users in Australia and Tha...
05:34 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Boeing's spacesuit is light, cool and flexible
Virgin isn't the only company determined to make conventional spacesuits seem like ungainly beasts. Boeing has unveiled the spacesuit it wants to use for people aboard its Starliner CST-100 vess...
05:10 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget GOP pushes new FCC chief to kill set-top box rental proposal
If you were excited at the prospect of no longer having to pay your local cable company a monthly stipend to use their set top boxes, boy does the House GOP have a surprise for you! Now that the FCC i...
04:45 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Apple hits Qualcomm with two more antitrust lawsuits
Just days after hitting Qualcomm with a $1 billion lawsuit, Apple is doubling down with two more antitrust lawsuits against the chipmaker. As Reuters reports Wednesday, the latest pair of suits were f...
04:12 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Scientists prepare their own march against Trump
The Women's March on Washington might not be the only big protest against Donald Trump's policies in the near future. Coordination is underway for a Scientists' March on Washington tha...
03:50 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Lyft will reach 100 more US cities by the end of 2017
Lyft trails Uber when it comes to sheer coverage, but it's making up for that in style this year. The ridesharing outfit now plans to offer service in 100 more cities by the end of 2017, 40 of w...
03:28 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Postmates' latest service brings you alcohol in 25 minutes or less
Let's be honest: It sucks to run out of alcohol at times you really need a drink. And heading to the closest liquor store or beer shop can be a headache when you have friends over. Thanks to a ne...
03:10 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget This bag of Tostitos doesn't want you to drink and drive
Super Bowl Sunday celebrations typically include two things: snacks and drinking. To discourage partygoers from drinking and driving after this year's big game, Frito-Lay and ad agency Goodby Sil...
02:50 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Trump's most senior staff use a private email server
Donald Trump's senior White House staff including Kellyanne Conway, Jared Kushner, Sean Spicer and Steve Bannon all use a private RNC email server, according to a Newsweek report published Wednes...
02:31 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Gene-altered ants show how animal societies work
How much is societal behavior dictated by genetics? Scientists at Rockefeller University might just find out through ant colonies. They've modified the genes of clonal raider ants (not shown ab...
02:08 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Google took down nearly 2 billion 'bad ads' in 2016
Sketchy advertisers are all over the internet, and Google is doing everything it can to stop them from scamming users. According to a recent report on the matter, the search giant removed 1.7 billion ...
01:52 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Xbox One update will ditch the console's signature Snap mode
The Xbox One's Snap mode was a major selling point on launch -- it was supposed to turn your console into a multitasking powerhouse that lets you play a game while watching TV or tracking achieve...
01:49 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Facebook no longer personalizes trending news topics
Facebook vowed to alter how it handles its Trending topics feature as part of its bid to curb fake news and accusations of bias, and you're seeing two major changes on that front today. To start...
01:45 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Agriculture Department lifts USDA gag order after public outcry
That didn't last long. Less than a day after the US Department of Agriculture issued an internal memo dictating that its main research division "not release any public-facing documents"...
01:38 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella joins Starbucks' board of directors
Starbucks has long had a fondness for technology in its coffee shops, and it's now reflecting that philosophy in its directors. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has just joined the Starbucks board, gi...
01:20 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget T-Mobile slams DirecTV Now in free Hulu offer
T-Mobile recently offered DirecTV Now for a year free to AT&amp;T subscribers who switched to its T-mobile One plan, and now says it will offer Hulu Limited, too. In one of the more John Legere-es...
01:07 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget NYT: Trump is still relying on his unsecured Android phone
Donald Trump is officially in the White House, but he hasn't actually given up his trusted Android phone, despite major security concerns and reports to the contrary last week. The New York Times...
01:03 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Trump's plans for the EPA will stifle scientific research
Donald Trump's war against the environment continues. Yesterday the administration froze all grants and contracts at the EPA. It also barred the agency from sharing information with the public an...
01:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget The best personal blender
By Lesley StocktonThis post was done in partnership with Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best homewares. When readers choose to buy The Sweethome's independently chosen editorial picks, it...
12:43 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Bethesda's chilling 'Prey' reboot arrives on May 5th
Bethesda's creepy Prey reboot has a release date: May 5th, 2017. It's a divisive game, throwing out the work that Human Head Studios did on the now cancelled Prey 2. In its place, Arkane Stu...
12:22 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Japan Display battles Samsung's OLED with curved LCD screens
One of Apple's main screen suppliers, Japan Display Inc. (JDI), has revealed a 5.5-inch LCD smartphone screen that can be bent like OLED displays from Samsung and LG. While not quite as flexible ...
12:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget With your help 'Apocalypse Now' could become a video game
Apocalypse Now was a landmark achievement of cinema. Garnering near-universal praise since its 1979 release, director Francis Ford Coppola's Vietnam War epic has left an indelible mark on the cul...
11:46 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget You can now transfer your old Pokmon to 'Sun' and 'Moon'
In a move sure to please long-time Pok&eacute;mon fans, players can now transfer old Pocket Monsters to the latest games in the series, Pok&eacute;mon Sun and Moon. Updating Pok&eacute;ban...
11:30 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Roli Blocks are fun for music making but need some fine-tuning
I've played instruments for most of my life, but as I've gotten older I've had less time for jamming with bands. That's led me to consider dabbling in electronic instruments that w...
11:14 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget HoloLens is helping engineers visualize building blueprints
With its ability to give the real world a digital assist, mixed reality can be much more useful than the insular cocoon of VR. Microsoft is showing again how HoloLens can help designers via a collabor...
11:00 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Facebook snags 'Heroes of the Dorm' as an eSports exclusive
In a surprise move, Blizzard announced that this year's Heroes of the Dorm eSport tournament will be shown exclusively through Facebook Live. Based around Blizzard's popular video game --Her...
10:55 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Here's how to become an ethical hacker
Cybersecurity should be top of mind for most people, especially given the slew of high-profile cyber-attacks that have been dominating the news. While it's often unclear who the perpetrators of t...
10:31 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget The first Ultra HD Blu-ray PC drive ships next month
More and more, we're getting our movies and TV via streaming services instead of on disc. But a certain DIY crowd still appreciates support for physical media piped through a home theater PC, and...
10:11 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget 'Banner Saga' back to Kickstarter to fund final chapter
Though Viking axe-and-smash tactics game The Banner Saga suffered years of delays after it got funded three days into its March 2012 Kickstarter campaign, it enjoyed critical and commercial success up...
09:50 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget HP recalls 101,000 laptop batteries due to fire concerns
HP is asking the owners of some laptop models to send their batteries in for a replacement to make sure their devices don't catch fire. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued...
09:30 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: Flapping wind turbines and Dubai's firefighting jetpacks
Today on In Case You Missed It: The Dubai Civil Defence treated us to an impressive -- and fantastically dramatic -- video demonstrating its 'Dolphin' system which consists of a jetpack conn...
09:00 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Exclusive dating app 'The League' is now on Google Play
The League, which is often described as an "elitist dating app" and "Tinder for the rich," has arrived on Google Play. If you're wondering why you don't hear a lot of peo...
09:00 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Amazon now has over 250 Dash Buttons for easy ordering
What I initially thought was an April Fool's joke now counts 250 different options to its name. I'm talking about Amazon's Dash Button and today the online retailer announced that the t...
08:34 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Singapore hosts first full-scale autonomous truck platoon trial
A fleet of autonomous trucks is joining all the self-driving taxis and buses Singapore is testing on its streets. Toyota and Volkswagen subsidiary Scania will begin the first full-scale autonomous tru...
08:03 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget BMW and Nissan launch 174 new dual-plug EV chargers in the US
Nissan LEAF and BMW i3 owners now have a lot more charging stations they can go to. The automakers have expanded their dual-format fast-charging network, adding 174 stations to their current crop with...
07:15 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Classic FM to host weekly show on orchestral video game music
Final Fantasy. Skyrim. The Legend of Zelda. These and so many other video game franchises offer beautiful, sweeping scores for players to get lost in. Unfortunately, however, they're not always k...
07:01 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Airbnb is eyeing an international payment app
Airbnb is taking its all-inclusive aspirations one step further. Now, the short-term rental service is close to buying mobile payment app Tilt for $10 to $20 million, according to The Information. For...
06:08 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget LG won't share its disappointing mobile sales figures
It no longer feels hyperbolic to say that LG's persistence with mobile, while laudable, is also a pretty toxic business decision. After all, the conglomerate has been propping up its flagging han...
06:08 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget LG loses money, thanks to smartphones (Updated)
It no longer feels hyperbolic to say that LG's persistence with mobile, while laudable, is also a pretty toxic business decision. After all, the conglomerate has been propping up its flagging han...
06:00 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Wednesday, January 25 2016
You're here, in the middle of the week. Over the last 24 hours, you may have missed that Sprint is buying a huge chunk of Tidal, how Samsung's Note 7 debacle came and went, and the mixed fut...
05:17 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Researchers design sensors that can detect single protein molecules
Carbon nanotubes promise to lead to some exciting new breakthroughs in computing, but researchers at MIT are now putting them to use in medicine and chemical engineering as well. According to a new pa...
04:28 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Gaming chat app Discord adds a paid tier with cosmetic upgrades
Herding your friends into voice chat before a gaming session has always been a bit of a chore, especially going through the rigmarole of hosting servers and exchanging passwords. The scrappy chat serv...
03:20 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Amazon club gives your kid a science toy every month
A well-made educational toy can do a lot to foster curious young minds. But what if you're not sure where to start shopping, or wonder which toys are appropriate at your kid's age? Amazon ...
02:00 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Dell unveils 2-in-1 Latitude and Chromebook laptops for schools
This year marks a first for Dell's education-focused computer family: 2-in-1 laptops. Like the company's other computers destined for schools, the Dell Latitude and Chromebook 11 Convertible...
01:28 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget 'Knockout League' brings cartoony boxing to virtual reality
The Nintendo Switch has Arms and now the VR-minded folks at Grab Games and Vive Studios have dropped Knockout League onto Steam's Early Access label. The arcade-y boxing game's in-developmen...
12:12 am -05 - Wed, January 25, 2017
Engadget Reuters: Trump admin telling EPA to pull climate change info
Despite a gag order, Environmental Protection Agencies are talking to Reuters, informing the outlet that their bosses have been instructed to remove this page from its website (Archive.org). On the of...
09:39 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Tumblr's mobile apps finally have photo filters and stickers
In a move possibly inspired by Snapchat, or even Instagram, Tumblr is bringing photo filters and stickers to its iOS and Android apps. But that's not it: The feature will also work with GIF posts...
08:42 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget 'Superhot VR' is about to get much more challenging
Superhot VR is an immersive, intense take on an already fun game, but there's no question that it's short when you can run out of things to do in just a few hours. Never fear, though: the cr...
08:23 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Now you can download Netflix shows to your Android's SD card
Netflix rolled out a new feature in its latest update for the Android operating system on Tuesday: the ability to download shows to your device's SD card. When saving a show for offline viewing, ...
07:56 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Google I/O 2017 returns to Mountain View from May 17th - 19th
Once again, Google isn't straying too far from its home turf for its annual I/O conference. Like last year it'll be held at Mountain View's Shoreline Amphitheatre. It'll be a bit a...
07:26 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Researchers have built a 1,000-watt 'super laser'
A team of British and Czech researchers have announced that they've constructed and fired a 1000-watt "high peak power laser". It's dubbed the "Bivoj", after a Herculean-...
07:02 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget National park tweets, then deletes, climate data after gag order
In the five days since he took office, President Trump has ordered multiple federal agencies to stop sharing news and updates directly with the American public. The gag orders have silenced federal en...
06:24 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget 'Overwatch' rings in the Lunar New Year with capture the flag
Shortly after the hit hero shooter Overwatch launched last May, fans were treated to a slew of new character models themed for the upcoming 2016 Brazil Summer Olympics. That was just the beginning of ...
06:10 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget BlackBerry will launch its 'Mercury' phone on February 25th
When BlackBerry and TCL unveiled their "Mercury" phone at CES, it was really more of a proof of life than anything. The two wouldn't shed light on the keyboard-toting Android device�...
06:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget With its Note 7 apology, Samsung finally gets something right
After the furor over flaming phones had mostly subsided, Samsung moved to end the Note 7 fiasco once and for all. Last Sunday, Samsung mobile chief DJ Koh &mdash; followed by a cadre of technical ...
05:42 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Apple wants to make app developers less thirsty for reviews
Apple may finally be putting an end to the annoying slew of review requests that often pop up while you're using an app. According to Recode, the iPhone maker is working on a mechanism that limit...
05:32 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Apple Watch will dim its bright lights in Theater Mode
When Apple's upcoming watchOS 3.2 update lands, Cupertino's hottest wristwear will finally add a Theater Mode that will allow courteous users to avoid bothering the folks around them. Androi...
05:14 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget 'Pokmon Duel' brings Pikachu and friends to iOS, Android today
Pok&eacute;mon Go has a new friend on mobile today: Pok&eacute;mon Duel is available now, for free, on Android and iOS devices, courtesy of The Pok&eacute;mon Company International. Pok&am...
04:57 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Apple lets App Store developers respond to reviews
Android app developers have had the option of responding to Google Play reviews for a while, but the same hasn't been true for Apple products. If you want to grouse about a bug or shoddy design, ...
04:41 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Instagram Live Stories are going global this week
Since it announced a live streaming feature in November, Instagram has slowly been rolling out the service to its users in various parts of the world. Over the coming week, though, Instagrammers aroun...
04:25 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget California power companies want $1 billion to build EV chargers
It's expensive to build an electric car charging network, and California utilities want the government's help covering the tab. PG&amp;E, SDG&amp;E and Southern California Edison ar...
04:07 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Apple is bringing the iPhone's night mode to the Mac
Ask Mac users which app they install first and they may well point you to F.lux, which adjusts the color temperature of your screen to cut back on eye strain as night sets in. Well, that recommendati...
03:43 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget The developers of 'Alto's Adventure' are building a skateboarding game
Snowman, the creator of ultra-chill snowboarding game Alto's Adventure, is keeping busy lately. In addition to the sequel Alto's Odyssey, it is also working with studio The Game Band for Whe...
03:23 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Use Google Home to control WeMo and Honeywell connected devices
Since Home arrived a few months ago, Google has been regularly adding new features to the compact speaker and its virtual assistant. Today, the company announced that the connected device can now be u...
02:59 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Amazon pushes Star Trek future with new Alexa wake word
Amazon's Alexa platform continues to be the go-to voice assistant not just for the home, but also vehicles. But it looks like the online-retailer's helper in a cylinder was just given its gr...
02:35 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Latest Android Wear 2.0 preview delivers better iOS support
Google has delayed the launch of Android Wear 2.0 once, but it looks like the operating system may actually be on track for its early February release. The company today released the fifth and final d...
02:20 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget US law enforcement can't ask companies to turn over foreign data
Microsoft has fought a long battle to prevent American law enforcement from demanding overseas data, but it can rest easy... at least, for now. A stalemate in a federal appeals court has upheld a July...
02:05 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Apple's 'Find My iPhone' app will help you locate lost AirPods
When Apple announced its wireless AirPods last fall, there was some anxiety over how easy it would be to lose one of the wireless earbuds. Well, the company is looking to ease that burden a bit. As pa...
01:50 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Trump administration freezes grants and contracts at the EPA
Donald Trump's administration has frozen all grants and contract operations at the Environmental Protection Agency, ProPublica reports. The freeze could disrupt critical, ongoing projects such as...
01:44 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget 'Metamaterial' can switch from soft to hard - and back again
University of Michigan researchers have developed a technique for a new 'metamaterial' that can change its level of solidness, but without damaging or changing the material itself. Metamater...
01:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget FTC finds 'Shark Tank' connected breathalyzers are inaccurate
Accuracy is a big issue with wearables and all sorts of connected devices. Despite marketing claims of "government-lab grade testing," the Federal Trade Commission found that Breathometer�...
01:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Microsoft launches program to take on Chromebooks in schools
In an effort to stem the academic migration to simpler, cheaper Chromebooks, Microsoft has launched the Intune for Education program. Based on the company's corporate Intune service, it helps edu...
01:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget How an animated-GIF camera morphed into a nascent chip empire
Not many computers can thank GIFs for their existence. In 2013, Dave Rauchwerk worked on a San Francisco art installation that allowed people to record and project a GIF of themselves onto a building....
12:50 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget The Nintendo 3DS is here to stay (for now)
With the Switch fast approaching, you might think Nintendo is ready to give up on the 3DS. Not so. The company has a small, but significant stack of games planned for the handheld in 2017, and it want...
12:35 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget VR out-of-body experience could help assuage the fear of death
A virtual reality experience developed by researchers from the University of Barcelona could help people with a crippling fear of death. Research professor Mel Slater and his colleagues made 32 subjec...
12:20 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Scientists recreated Jupiter's chaotic atmosphere in the lab
Many scientists figure that Jupiter has a limited amount of ammonia that is mostly concentrated in the upper atmosphere. However, the Juno probe recently spotted plumes of the gas extending up to 65 m...
12:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Don't bank on Kinect games in 2017
"The problem is not that nobody has Kinect, but it's that nobody is talking about it anymore."That's Mattia Traverso, the creator of Kinect-exclusive game Fru. Traverso has a uniqu...
11:44 am -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Vertu's latest luxury Android phone is built for jetsetters
Luxury smartphone maker Vertu may have undergone some operational changes over the past couple of years, but that doesn't mean it has broken the tradition of selling people expensive Android smar...
11:22 am -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Amazon offers to change ebook contracts to appease EU
Amazon stands accused of abusing its position as the largest and most influential ebook provider in Europe. Back in June 2015, the European Commission launched an investigation into the company and co...
11:00 am -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Razer makes its Blackwidow keyboard quieter, more comfortable
Fans of mechanical keyboards love them for their tactile, springy and accurate keys -- but not everybody loves how loud they can be. If you're looking for a clicky feeling without an audible clic...
10:45 am -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Amazon gets six Oscar nominations for 'Manchester by the Sea'
As awards watchers expected, Manchester by the Sea ended up being a major Oscar magnet for its co-distributor Amazon. The film, which was also Amazon's first Golden Globe winner, nabbed six Acade...
10:30 am -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Why is Sprint throwing money at Tidal?
Following reports last week that Tidal hasn't been honest about its subscriber numbers, Sprint kicked off the week by announcing that it's buying a third of the streaming service. It's ...
10:16 am -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Online learning improves when you feel like you belong
Completing online courses can be daunting, but that's particularly true if you're in a developing part of the world. It's too easy to feel like you don't belong. Researchers may ...
10:00 am -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Google for Education intros two Chromebooks with stylus capability
Schools love Chromebooks, so Google for Education has launched two new models they can choose from: the Acer Chromebook Spin 11 and the Asus Chromebook C213. Both devices have touchscreen displays and...
10:00 am -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Adobe's Creative Cloud Android apps are coming to Chromebooks
There has been a lot of chatter over Chromebooks running Android apps in recent months and creative types are about to get a handful of new tools. Adobe announced today that as part of a beta for Chro...
09:45 am -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget The first builds of CyanogenMod successor LineageOS are out
The open-source CyanogenMod project has been formally reborn as LineageOS, with the first experimental and nightly ROMs of the custom Android build now available to download. Only a handful of smartph...
09:29 am -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Former 'Grand Theft Auto' lead starts his own VR studio
Until 2014, Leslie Benzies was head of Rockstar North, responsible for hits like the Grand Theft Auto series and Red Dead Redemption. After an acrimonious split with his former employer and some time ...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget The Future IRL: Our Jetsons future has arrived
Fictional housekeeping robots and the flying smart cars in The Fifth Element have inspired technologists to keep pushing the bounds of electronics for years, which is how we've gotten video chatt...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Google announces the five Lunar Xprize finalists
Google's Lunar Xprize is finally on the home stretch almost a decade after it was first announced. The contest organizers have revealed the five teams that got into the final phase of the competi...
08:08 am -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Microsoft is making Windows 10 security easier
It's easy to mock bad passwords and phishing scam victims, but PC security is hard to grok for the average user. That's why Microsoft is introducing the Windows Defender Security Center as p...
07:07 am -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Cisco's web meeting plugin for Chrome has a whopping flaw
If you participate in corporate web meetings, there's a good chance you have Cisco's WebEx Chrome extension. If so, you'll want to check that it's patched to version 1.03, because ...
06:00 am -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Tuesday January 24, 2017
Prepare for a busy Tuesday, where we're expecting an earnings report from Verizon, details on Blizzard's new Overwatch expansion and oh yeah, our new show 'The Future IRL' debuts a...
05:00 am -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Verizon lays off over 155 Go90 employees
Verizon launched its vertical video-focused Go90 service in October 2015, and now many of the people behind it have been laid off. Variety and The Hollywood Reporter note 155 people, mostly from the S...
05:00 am -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Verizon lays off 155 Go90 employees
Verizon launched its vertical video-focused Go90 service in October 2015, and now many of the people behind it have been laid off. Variety and The Hollywood Reporter note 155 people, mostly from the S...
04:20 am -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget BT to take 530 million hit over 'improper' Italian accounting
An accounting scandal uncovered at BT's Italian division is worse than previously thought. Far worse. In October last year, the mobile, TV and broadband provider said it had discovered "hist...
03:30 am -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget Hyperloop company to develop its technology in France
You'd be forgiven for forgetting that there are two companies trying to create Elon Musk's vision for the future of transportation. Beyond signing a few deals to explore routes with local ci...
03:16 am -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget NOAA's next-gen weather satellite sends back its first images
NOAA's and NASA's GOES-R weather satellite has beamed back its first set of images, a couple of months after it left the planet. The spacecraft that's now known as GOES-16 used its Adva...
01:55 am -05 - Tue, January 24, 2017
Engadget EA Access members get 'Mass Effect: Andromeda' five days early
If you're an EA Access subscriber you'll be able to play Mass Effect: Andromeda's first ten hours almost a week ahead of everyone else. Like Electronic Arts has done for games in the pa...
11:48 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Faraday Future sued over missed payments on $2 million VR video
Faraday Future may have had a new car to show off at CES earlier this month, but everyone's left Las Vegas and old problems are cropping up. Now, the company is being sued by a video effects comp...
11:24 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Samsung's chip business posted record earnings in Q4 2016
Samsung expected a 9.2 trillion won ($7.8 billion) operating profit for Q4 2016, but the final figure is slightly larger despite the Note 7 scandal rocking its world last year. According to the Korean...
11:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget LG G6 photo shows off some rounded corners
We've already learned a lot about LG's next mobile standard-bearer, but a picture posted by The Verge provides a look at the G6 -- well, half of it anyway. We can't tell much about its ...
10:03 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Super-fast camera records light-based 'sonic booms'
Scientists have suspected that light can create its own conical wakes, like a sonic boom, but how do you capture something that happens so quickly? With a very fast camera, naturally. Washington Unive...
09:31 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Android Instant Apps begins limited testing
Back at last year's Google I/O conference, the search giant introduced a new concept that the Android team had in the works: Instant Apps. The abbreviated applications would be streamlined enough...
08:48 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Google X co-founder Yoky Matsuoka returns to Nest
Silicon Valley's most in-demand robotics professor has returned to Alphabet Inc.'s Nest. As Recode reports Monday, Yoky Matsuoka will step back into the Google fold as Chief Technology Offic...
07:55 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget What's on TV: 'iBoy,' 'Beware the Slenderman,' 'Resident Evil 7'
While we take a week off from football ahead of the Super Bowl (unless you count the Pro Bowl), there are plenty of ways to fill the time. Netflix is dropping in its odd cellphone-superpower iBoy flic...
07:25 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Scientists make a viable semi-synthetic organism
Scientists at the Scripps Research Institute have already created organisms with synthetic DNA letters, but they weren't ready for the real world when they couldn't even keep the artificial ...
06:27 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Chan Zuckerberg Initiative acquires Meta's scientific search engine
In September, Facebook CEO and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan promised to spend a whopping $3 billion of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative's extensive capital over the next 10 years, as it works toward...
05:47 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Xbox One gets its first taste of Creators Update features
You don't have to wait long to try some of the big Xbox One upgrades that Microsoft has been promising lately. The company is trotting out an Xbox Insider preview update that includes a few of t...
05:26 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget 'Final Fantasy XV' kicks off a limited-time carnival event
It's not just multiplayer games that can host limited-time events. Square Enix is launching the Moogle Chocobo Carnival, a time-sensitive Final Fantasy XV feature, today (January 23rd) at 8PM Ea...
05:03 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Ajit Pai confirmed as new head of the FCC
Just as expected, Ajit Pai has been named as the new chairman of the FCC, replacing the outgoing Tom Wheeler. Pai has worked at the FCC since May of 2012, when he was nominated by President Obama as t...
04:35 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Right to Repair bills introduced in five states
Anyone with a cracked iPhone screen knows what a pain it is to go through Apple to get it repaired. You have to make a Genius Bar appointment, which may or may not still require you to wait around for...
04:10 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Yelp's redesigned homepage puts photos front and center
Yelpers everywhere will soon be greeted with a new homepage. Earlier today, Yelp announced it's rolling out a redesign that focuses on showcasing imagery from users, as well as content from diffe...
03:45 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Humanoid beer-and-pizza-fetching robot is charmingly retro
Delivery robots are starting to hit the streets, but few do it with as much joie de vivre as a new device called the Fundroid. The gender-neutral beer-and-pizza-fetching robot, lovingly nicknamed Funn...
03:14 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget The White House's Spanish-language website is gone, for now
Under both George W. Bush and Barack Obama, the White House maintained a Spanish-language version of its official website, while the Obama administration also updated its companion Twitter account, @L...
02:55 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget White House adds four 'Skype seats' for press briefings
Starting this week, the White House will open up four so-called Skype seats to reporters outside of Washington, DC. Press secretary Sean Spicer announced the move in a briefing today, one that he says...
02:35 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget AT&T adds an international roaming day pass with catches
AT&amp;T subscribers haven't had the greatest international roaming options. The carrier's Passport plans give you a tiny amount of data even at the highest tier, which could make it che...
01:35 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget China just made VPNs illegal
Chinese authorities block access to big-name websites such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and numerous others, and to thwart these restrictions, many residents on the mainland use virtual private netwo...
01:10 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Snapchat fights clickbait in Discover stories
Clickbait headlines and fake news aren't limited to the web and social networks. They're also problems in mobile services, and Snapchat wants to do something about it. The company is insti...
12:42 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Google Voice gets a long-overdue visual refresh
Google Voice is undoubtably useful, but it has also been neglected for a long time. Fortunately, the rumors were true: Google just released a pretty major visual overhaul of Voice, and there are a han...
12:19 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Samsung will keep using the Galaxy Note brand
Now that Samsung has pinpointed the suspected causes of the Galaxy Note 7's battery fires, there's one question on many people's minds: will the Galaxy Note brand carry on, or is it tar...
12:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget ZTE is learning crowdfunding requires a crowd
A few days ago, ZTE's Jeff Yee posted a mea culpa on a company forum, explaining that his team had made a mistake. He was referring to Hawkeye, the culmination of the CSX project to design a smar...
11:35 am -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' is called 'The Last Jedi'
Holster those blasters. Turn off your lightsaber. Something important has just happened. The powers that be at Disney and Lucasfilm have decided to reveal the full name for Star Wars: Episode VIII tod...
11:27 am -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Cassette sales actually went up in 2016
We're barely a month into the new year, but it's already clear some of us still want to live in the past. Case in point: US cassette tape sales actually grew in 2016, with a whopping 129,000...
11:00 am -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Come for this Einstein robot's facial expressions, stay for his smarts
"I had the worst dream," said Professor Einstein. "My vast intellect had been downloaded into a prosthetic body. I was then made to present the world of science to perfect strangers.&qu...
10:41 am -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Every Chromebook released in 2017 will support Android apps
You currently have to be picky about your choice of Chrome OS devices if you want to run Android apps, but you won't have to be quite so choosy going forward. Google has quietly mentioned that a...
10:23 am -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget 'Tekken 7' delayed to June 2
After saying that it would arrive in early 2017, developer Bandai Namco revealed that Tekken 7 is coming to the Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC later, on June 2nd. "We were trying our best to get ...
10:00 am -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget I'm excited for Fitbit's mythical smartwatch
It hasn't been a great year for wearables, with sluggish sales and underwhelming products dominating the space. If the category had an Oscars-style 'In Memoriam' reel, it would feature ...
09:39 am -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Facial recognition will replace passports in Australia
Australia has started implementing biometric facial, iris and fingerprint recognition in airports, allowing passengers to go through without showing a passport or even talking to anyone. The "Sea...
09:21 am -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget SEC probes Yahoo's response to billion-user hack
The SEC has this thing about companies keeping secrets, especially if those secrets could hurt investors. Yahoo, meanwhile, suffered two significant hacks in recent years, but dragged its feet in tell...
09:00 am -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Corsair's new K95 gaming keyboard is surprisingly classy
When I first encountered the Corsair Rapidfire K70, it was love at first sight: The feel of the brand-new Cherry MX Speed keys and their short 1.2mm actuation point was par excellence, and the RGB lig...
08:33 am -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Sprint buys a 33 percent stake in Tidal's music service
Well, this was somewhat unexpected. Sprint just bought a 33 percent stake in Tidal, giving the carrier a significant (though not controlling) influence over Jay Z's streaming music service. The...
08:33 am -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Sprint buys a 33 percent stake in Tidal's music service (updated)
Well, this was somewhat unexpected. Sprint just bought a 33 percent stake in Tidal, giving the carrier a significant (though not controlling) influence over Jay Z's streaming music service. They&...
08:08 am -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Twitter botnet quotes 'Star Wars' from the middle of the sea
Along with trolls and bullies, one of Twitter's biggest problems is bots -- automated accounts that puff up follower numbers, troll users or turn fake news into trending topics. Researchers inves...
07:07 am -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy S8 won't appear at Mobile World Congress
Clearly, Samsung is still reeling from its Note 7 disaster. In an interview with Reuters, Samsung mobile chief Koh Dong-jin has confirmed that the Galaxy S8 won't be unveiled next month at Mobile...
06:50 am -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Tesco's mobile payment app is ready for everyone
To keep up in the supermarket wars, Tesco is rolling out support for its PayQwiq app nationwide. That means you can walk into any UK store, peruse the shelves for your weekly shop and then pay with th...
06:00 am -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Monday January 23, 2017
It's Monday morning, and Samsung's had some explaining to do. The full investigation into its Note 7 battery woes is out. Meanwhile, we test health gadgets that push supplements, and take a ...
05:05 am -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Blood-repellent metal could lead to safer implants
If you have to get an implant in the future, you may not have to worry quite so much about your body rejecting that life-enhancing technology. Colorado State University scientists have developed a ti...
03:33 am -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Brain scans shed light on an extinct species
It's not exactly easy to study the Tasmanian tiger. The marsupial has been extinct for over 80 years, and it wasn't given much scientific attention when it was alive -- settlers saw it as a...
01:33 am -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget Hugo Barra leaves Xiaomi and will return to Silicon Valley
VP of International Hugo Barra announced on Facebook that he'll be leaving Xiaomi and returning to Silicon Valley. Barra, who became a popular figure in the company both at home in Beijing and ab...
01:23 am -05 - Mon, January 23, 2017
Engadget ASUS' Raspberry Pi rival can play 4K video
Homebrew-friendly boards like the Raspberry Pi are great for do-it-yourself projects, but they seldom have the oomph needed to handle intensive tasks. That's where ASUS hopes to do better -- it ...
11:04 pm -05 - Sun, January 22, 2017
Engadget Dwarf planet Ceres' surface isn't what scientists expected
As much as we now know about Ceres, it's evident the dwarf planet still has a few surprises left. Astronomers have discovered that Ceres' surface isn't as carbon-rich as previously tho...
09:35 pm -05 - Sun, January 22, 2017
Engadget Scientists prove that microbes could survive on Mars
Microbes could survive on Mars despite its harsh environment, a year-long experiment conducted by a team of astrobiologists from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville has proven. Sure, that'...
08:15 pm -05 - Sun, January 22, 2017
Engadget Samsung blames two different battery flaws for the Note 7 fires
Well, after months of speculation, Samsung has finally announced the results of its Galaxy Note 7 investigation. The official line: those fires were caused by two distinct battery flaws (just as a rec...
07:54 pm -05 - Sun, January 22, 2017
Engadget SpaceX is launching one its last disposable rockets
SpaceX won't have to intentionally crash some of its rockets going forward. Elon Musk has revealed that SpaceX's next flight, which has a Falcon 9 delivering an EchoStar satellite as soon as...
07:54 pm -05 - Sun, January 22, 2017
Engadget SpaceX is launching one of its last disposable rockets
SpaceX won't have to intentionally crash some of its rockets going forward. Elon Musk has revealed that SpaceX's next flight, which has a Falcon 9 delivering an EchoStar satellite as soon as...
06:26 pm -05 - Sun, January 22, 2017
Engadget ESA wants to know why Galileo satellites' clocks stopped working
Something strange is going on with the Galileo satellites, and the European Space Agency wants to find out what's causing it. Apparently, ten atomic clocks on board five of the 18 navigation prob...
04:55 pm -05 - Sun, January 22, 2017
Engadget Tesla will have 'major' car revisions almost every year
If you're a Tesla buyer, you were probably miffed when you realized that the self-driving hardware revision rendered your car obsolete, even if it was just weeks old. However, you're going ...
03:27 pm -05 - Sun, January 22, 2017
Engadget Hip-hop's most influential sampler gets a 2017 reboot
The impact of Akai's MPC series on hip-hop cannot be overstated. The first model -- the MPC60 -- hit the market in the late 80s, perfectly timed with hip-hop's culture of borrowing and reinv...
01:58 pm -05 - Sun, January 22, 2017
Engadget Europe's space agency plans to launch a space-weather satellite
A few years from now, we might have the power to make more accurate space weather forecasts thanks to an ESA satellite. The European Space Agency plans to launch a solar-monitoring space weather probe...
12:30 pm -05 - Sun, January 22, 2017
Engadget Ben Heck's vintage Japanese arcade mod
The Ben Heck Show team has been approached to repair and enhance a vintage Japanese arcade Pachinko machine! Pachinko machines are common gambling games in Japan, and are still in use today. Most of ...
11:00 am -05 - Sun, January 22, 2017
Engadget After Math: Wanna get away?
Welp, It happened. It really happened. The single least qualified person to ever run for public office has somehow landed a gig as leader of the free world. Thanks, Putin. If White Nationalism isn...
10:00 am -05 - Sun, January 22, 2017
Engadget South Korea's sound barrier-chasing train, and more in the week that was
Tesla's Gigafactory is spitting out lithium-ion batteries at breakneck pace, but the automaker isn't stopping there. Elon Musk just announced plans to give the factory a $350 million upgrade...
07:25 am -05 - Sun, January 22, 2017
Engadget 'Terminator' reboot will have James Cameron's oversight
The last few stabs at The Terminator movies haven't gone so well, to put it mildly -- you're more likely to have enjoyed the video game tie-ins. And that may well be due to the absence of Ja...
02:03 am -05 - Sun, January 22, 2017
Engadget 'The Division' upgrade raises the stakes for veteran players
Now that Ubisoft has spent some time improving the fundamentals of The Division, it's ready to focus on more content. And this time, there's a lot for seasoned players -- even those who...
11:04 pm -05 - Sat, January 21, 2017
Engadget Amazon made a Dash button just for boxes of assorted candy
If you're a creature of habit who doesn't mind introducing a little branding into your home, Amazon's one-touch ordering buttons are useful for re-stocking everything from laundry deter...
09:33 pm -05 - Sat, January 21, 2017
Engadget Snowden's preferred email provider, Lavabit, has been resurrected
Lavabit, the encrypted email provider Edward Snowden favored, has risen from the ashes with more security features than before. If you'll recall, company chief Ladar Levison shut it down in 2013 ...
07:59 pm -05 - Sat, January 21, 2017
Engadget Tesla's big Autopilot update is now active on newer cars
Tesla's Enhanced Autopilot has been months in the making, but it's finally here -- no, for real this time. After days of laying dormant, the upgrade is now active for all HW2-era (that is, s...
06:32 pm -05 - Sat, January 21, 2017
Engadget Apple is reportedly reinventing the iPhone's fingerprint reader
Future iPhones may revolve around more than just an eye-catching curved display. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who frequently (though not always) has a knack for hardware scoops, believes that ...
05:01 pm -05 - Sat, January 21, 2017
Engadget Google rolls out Instant Tethering for your Android devices
The latest version of Google Play Services comes with a feature that can ensure all your devices are always online. Austrian journalist Andreas Proschofsky has posted a screenshot on his Google+ accou...
03:28 pm -05 - Sat, January 21, 2017
Engadget Shia LaBeouf starts a 4-year livestream to protest Trump
If you were determined to make a political protest through art, and had the luxuries of both fame and modern technology? For Shia LaBeouf, it's simple: start an ambitious livestreaming project. ...
02:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 21, 2017
Engadget An electric scooter is the perfect vehicle for quick jaunts
We have a plethora of options for getting around in an urban area. Buses, taxis, Uber, monorails, light rail and dirigibles (well, probably not the last one) make travel in big cities easier. But for ...
12:30 pm -05 - Sat, January 21, 2017
Engadget Recommended Reading: Video games and the issue of slavery
How HistoricalGames Integrate orIgnore SlaveryAmanda Kerri,Rock Paper ShotgunVideo games certainly don't claim to always offer a depiction of the "real world," but for those titles root...
11:30 am -05 - Sat, January 21, 2017
Engadget Styr's system of health gadgets exists to sell you supplements
I'm the kind of guy who can always stand to lose a few pounds. The Styr Lab regimen seemed like a great way to do so. When I first saw it at TechCrunch's Disrupt event in San Francisco last ...
10:00 am -05 - Sat, January 21, 2017
Engadget Obama's legacy: The most tech-savvy president
When Barack Obama moved into the White House on January 20th, 2009, the federal government was in the digital dark ages. Even as late as 2011, he was complaining that the White House was 30 years behi...
09:30 am -05 - Sat, January 21, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: A soft robot sleeve to keep your heart going
Today on In Case You Missed It: A soft robotic device made by Harvard and Boston Children's Hospital researchers has been tested on pigs and so far, seems quite promising in treating heart diseas...
08:00 am -05 - Sat, January 21, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Letter from the EditorIt's official. Welcome to Trump's America, everybody.And while there were plenty of eyes on the president-elect's questionable cabinet choices this past week, Obam...
03:38 am -05 - Sat, January 21, 2017
Engadget CBS and Paramount settle lawsuit with 'Star Trek' fan film
It's been a wild ride for the folks behind the Axanar Star Trek fan film, but it's finally over -- the fan production group has settled its lawsuit with CBS and Paramount. The terms of the a...
11:23 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget 'Inside' team teases its next project following company turmoil
It's been quite the week for Playdead fans. First came some explanation for why the typically lock-jawed studio behind Limbo and Inside lost one of its cofounders last July. Then, the team tweete...
10:32 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Unfollowing @POTUS could be difficult right now
While we just learned of the detailed transition plan for Obama Administration social media accounts, things aren't going quite as many users expected. Currently, many people have reported that d...
10:32 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Unfollowing @POTUS could be difficult right now (update: explained)
While we only just learned of the transition plan for Obama Administration social media accounts, things aren't going quite as many users expected. Currently, many people have reported that despi...
09:59 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Samsung can't use in-box warranty to kill Galaxy S4 lawsuit
Oh Samsung. When the company isn't busy recalling cellphones and washing machines for being safety hazards, it's busy fighting its customers in court. In 2015, Daniel Norcia contended that h...
09:11 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget The Vine Archive will keep the videos looping forever
Vine won't be going away after all. The six-second video service that gave the world "on fleek" and an enthusiastic community of homegrown celebrities will live on in the Vine Archive, ...
08:23 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Researchers use ultrasound to push helpful RNA inside cells
Scientists at MIT and Brigham and Women's Hospital have been able to push strands of RNA (ribonucleic acid) into colon cells using bursts of ultrasound waves. The treatment, thanks to how RNA can...
07:29 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget 'House of Cards' returns for its fifth season on May 30th
Netflix couldn't have found a more ideal moment to tease season five of House of Cards. In the midst of Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the US, the streaming service ann...
06:39 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Track Trump will keep tabs on the President's first 100 days
President Trump was clear about the goals of his first 100 days in office before the election was even over, eventually laying out those goals in a PDF titled "Donald Trump's Contract with t...
06:14 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget South Korean 'World of Warcraft' cooking show goes live tonight
The seminal MMORPG World of Warcraft may have dwindled from its peak of 12 million players back in 2010, but Blizzard's still supporting the 12-year-old game with content and events. To celebrate...
05:54 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Trump at 2AM: The new Oval Office in virtual reality
Donald Trump stands before me with a grim look on his face, lightly leaning against the Oval Office's Resolute desk. Moonlight pours in through the office's rear windows as a phone quietly r...
05:41 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Kickstarter shuts down sketchy Adoptly campaign
About a week ago, a brain-dead campaign hit Kickstarter. Adoptly promised that adoption was "just a swipe away" through its Tinder-style app that let you find adoptable children. It was a te...
05:27 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Tesla's latest 100D models focus on range, not power
Tesla has proved that the Model S P100D goes as fast as you'd ever want, and it now has a model that goes farther than ever. As expected, it quietly started selling the Model S 100D with the same...
05:02 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Giuliani as Trump's cybersecurity adviser is an unfunny joke
I had just finished hacking the Gibson when I heard the news: Rudy Giuliani, the guy who said he was gonna solve cybersecurity, had just been named Trump's cyber advisor. I hopped onto our hacker...
04:37 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Apple sues Qualcomm for $1 billion in royalty dispute
Apple has filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Qualcomm, claiming that for many years, the chip manufacturer has "unfairly insisted on charging royalties for technologies they have nothing to do wi...
04:20 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Tag Heuer sold more $1,500 smartwatches than it expected
I'm not much of a smartwatch guy, but I like my LG R Android Wear watch and its bright OLED screen. An acquaintance recently expressed admiration for it, and to my surprise, came back the next da...
04:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget How artificial intelligence can be corrupted to repress free speech
The internet was supposed to become an overwhelming democratizing force against illiberal administrations. It didn't. It was supposed to open repressed citizens eyes, expose them to new democrati...
03:40 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Net neutrality foe Ajit Pai tapped to take over the FCC
FCC commissioner and outspoken critic of net neutrality Ajit Pai will reportedly be promoted to the agency's top post when Chairman Tom Wheeler steps down today. Pai, who was nominated by Preside...
03:20 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Amazon will help train veterans for tech jobs
Last week, Amazon said it would bring 100,000 full-time jobs to the US by 2018. This week, the online retailer announced a registered apprenticeship program with the US Department of Labor that will o...
03:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget The Meitu selfie app unlocks your anime beauty and personal data
There's a price for the beauty that comes from the Chinese selfie app that's been flooding Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with glowing (with a twist of anime) renditions of your friends: It...
02:43 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Trump's White House website deletes climate change, LGBT pages
As Donald Trump takes over the White House today, a number of folks on Twitter have been pointing out that many crucial pages on WhiteHouse.gov have disappeared, including those relating to climate ch...
02:20 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Is Tidal being honest about its subscriber numbers?
It's no secret that Tidal is well behind the likes of Spotify and Apple Music when it comes to subscriber numbers. A report today from Dagens N&aelig;ringsliv indicates that the Jay Z-led str...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget NVIDIA's new Shield TV is more of the same, with a better gamepad
We expected NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang to introduce a revamped Shield TV at CES; what we didn't expect was for the new device to practically be a carbon copy of the original. Sure, it's a lot...
01:40 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Maybe don't pose like this at the Berlin Holocaust Memorial
Disrespectful? Tasteless? Clueless? It's hard to find the right adjective for folks who take frivolous photos at The Berlin Holocaust Memorial, a monument to the suffering of millions of people. ...
01:15 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget President Obama's final bill is aimed at bringing tech to DC
The last bill President Barack Obama signed before leaving the Oval Office for good establishes a permanent pathway for technology innovators and entrepreneurs to work with the federal government acro...
01:11 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Trump's plan for energy independence sacrifices the environment
Shortly after Donald Trump was sworn into office, the White House's website changed. Beyond the splash image of him and Vice President Mike Pence, under the "issues" tab the President o...
01:07 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Korean Go body to ban smartphones thanks to Google's AI
South Korean Go players will be banned from using smartphones during official tournaments in the future, and it's all thanks to Google's AlphaGo AI. The Korea Times reports that the Korea Ba...
12:44 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Kristen Stewart co-wrote a paper on machine learning
Kristen Stewart, best known for her role as Bella in the Twilight saga, has co-authored a paper on machine learning. It details her use of a technique known as 'style transfers' for select s...
12:25 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget The best smart smoke alarm
By Jennifer Pattison TuohyThis post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen edit...
12:06 pm -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget A closer look at Fujifilm's X-T20 and X100F compact cameras
Fujifilm's first medium-format mirrorless, the GFX 50S, isn't the only camera the company is getting ready to launch. Yesterday, it also revealed the X-T20 and X100F, the latest additions to...
11:45 am -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Fujifilm's GFX 50S pairs a huge sensor with a DSLR-like body
Fujifilm is kicking off 2017 with the launch of its first medium-format mirrorless camera, the GFX 50S. As we reported yesterday, the new shooter comes with a giant 51.4-megapixel CMOS sensor (43.8 x ...
11:20 am -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Sammus is somewhere between nerdcore and afrofuturism
Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo used to get the same question every time she set down the mic and stepped off the stage. She came to expect it after performing in crowded bars, big music festivals or comic boo...
11:00 am -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget 'Dear Angelica' from Oculus showsthe power of VR illustration
Illustration is an unusual choice for a virtual reality experience. After all, when you can build and render fully-realized 3D worlds, relying on drawings alone almost feels like a step back. But that...
10:48 am -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget BT to start charging TV subscribers for BT Sport
In the coming months, things are going to get a little more expensive for BT customers. The provider confirmed today that it will be raising the price of its broadband and landline services, while BT ...
10:39 am -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Researchers make a graphene superconductor
Graphene is the miracle cream of the physics world, with scientists all across the globe looking to unlock its powers. Researchers at the University of Cambridge believe they've found a way to tr...
10:15 am -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget The Engadget Podcast Ep 25: Black Hole Sun
Senior editor Chris Velazco, reviews editor Cherlynn Low and Social Media Editor Mallory Johns join host Devindra Hardawar to chat about the biggest stories of the week, including HTC U Ultra phone, w...
09:51 am -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget DirecTV will show soccer in 4K this weekend
NBC Sports and AT&amp;T are teaming up to offer the first live American broadcast of a Premier League match in ultra high-definition. In fact, two games will be pumped out in 4K this weekend, assu...
09:30 am -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: Lasers of the future will create an atmospheric lens
Today on In Case You Missed It: A new company called BAE Systems is touting its Laser Developed Atmospheric Lens tech, which aims to use particles in the atmosphere to make a big magnifying glass. Th...
08:46 am -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget PlayStation VR now supports 360-degree YouTube videos
PSVR is still a young whippersnapper in the virtual reality world, striving for parity -- and in games, superiority -- with the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Today it's taken another step forward wit...
08:08 am -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Amazon adds virtual Dash buttons to its website
It's already extremely easy to purchase stuff from Amazon's website, but now you won't even have to search for every day items you tend to re-order. Amazon has launched digital versions...
07:29 am -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Nintendo's Switch won't have video streaming apps at launch
We've been up close with the Nintendo Switch, tried some of its games and heard the company's pitch for the system. But still, questions remain. Thankfully, the folks at Kotaku have managed ...
07:00 am -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Matterport brings its Virtual Reality Spaces to the iPhone
iPhone users who love exploring the world from the comfort of their couches have a new app to download: Matterport. The Google Street View rival has brought its virtual reality tours of various real-w...
06:00 am -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Friday, January 20 2017
Welcome to Friday morning. We've got new smartphone teasers, anti-drone guns in action, an even faster Tesla Model X, and so much more....
04:45 am -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Amazon UK will take 10 off orders over 50 today
Sometimes, it's nice to be appreciated. In Amazon's case, that means ranking number one in the UK Customer Satisfaction Index. While the company sits back and basks in the knowledge that it&...
04:02 am -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Microsoft is testing an ebook store on Windows 10
Microsoft has unveiled an ebook store in the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview, the first time it has dabbled in bookselling since its ill-fated Barnes &amp; Noble Nook partnership. Beta testers w...
02:43 am -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Google is putting legacy Drive apps out to pasture
Google will completely shut down the older versions of Drive, Docs, Sheets and Slides for both Android and iOS on April 3rd. People don't even have that long until they can no longer use them, th...
01:04 am -05 - Fri, January 20, 2017
Engadget Donald Trump trades in his Android for a 'secure' device
On the last day before President Barack Obama leaves the White House, the New York Times and Associated Press report Donald Trump has traded in his Android smartphone. The device (which a profile last...
11:56 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget NPD estimates video game industry raked in $30.4 billion in 2016
The video game industry tracker NPD Group has occasional releases throughout the year, tallying up things from the month's top-selling games to console vs. console sales to how many NES Classic E...
11:03 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget DOT establishes 10 autonomous vehicle proving grounds
So far, testing autonomous vehicles on city streets has had mixed results. Uber's plan did not go over well in the company's hometown of San Francisco, but cities like Phoenix and Boston hav...
10:18 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Facebook bans known protest-tracking tool for law enforcement
Facebook has blocked Media Sonar from accessing its data, according to Motherboard, a month after Twitter cut off its access. The Canadian company is known for selling social-media-monitoring tools to...
09:26 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Google's VR art app is open source and ready to get weird
Google's Tilt Brush is capable of some pretty impressive results. But what if those 3D paintings and projects you made while strapped into virtual reality could escape into the real world? That&#...
08:51 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Big Ten Network adds 'League of Legends' to its tournament lineup
The Big Ten Network announced on Thursday that it's adding a less conventional sport to its conference title coverage. Now, in addition to everything from baseball and basketball to football and ...
08:34 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Windows 10 is spamming Chrome users with a Microsoft shopping app
Microsoft really wants you to install and use its products on your computer. Beyond the myriad Start menu ads plaguing Windows 10, now users have to contend with pop-ups for Redmond-made stuff if they...
07:59 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget 'Injustice 2' beta registration opens for future brawls
Developer NetherRealm Studios' games are as well known for their over-the-top action as much as their shaky online multiplayer. It looks like the team has taken the latter to heart because its up...
07:29 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Uber will pay $20 million for exaggerating drivers' earnings
In yet another big settlement for the ride-hailing giant, Uber has agreed to pay a $20 million fee to resolve a case with the US Federal Trade Commission. According to the FTC's complaint, Uber i...
06:44 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Soft robot wraps around your heart to help it beat
Researchers from Harvard University and Boston Children's Hospital have developed a breakthrough "soft robot" device that might improve your odds of surviving a heart attack. Unlike mec...
06:12 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Samsung will explain the Galaxy Note 7 explosions Sunday night
As Reuters had suggested, Samsung is close to holding a press conference where it will " announce the cause of the Galaxy Note 7 incidents and quality enhancement plan." The event is being h...
06:02 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Korg's new ARP Odyssey is a full-size remake of an iconic synth
At NAMM two years ago, Korg first revealed its modern take on the classic ARP Odyssey synthesizer. Despite touting that model as a "faithful recreation" of the original, the reissue was a sm...
05:45 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Tesla's Ludicrous Plus mode beats Faraday Future's 0-60 time
Faraday Future claims its FF 91 SUV will be the fastest accelerating production vehicle to date with a 0-60 mph time of 2.39 seconds, but we're going to need a more precise stopwatch if the showd...
05:30 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget The Wirecutter's best deals: Google's Daydream View VR headset drops to $50
This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn...
05:10 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Harvard's soft exosuit makes walking 23 percent easier
Harvard Wyss Institute researchers have been working on a soft exosuit with DARPA's financial help for years. While they were able to present a proof of concept in 2016, it's only now that t...
04:50 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Use Roli Blocks to control Mac and Windows music production apps
Roli's set of modular music gadgets have been around since November, but today the company announced an update that will come in handy for those who use desktop music production apps. The new Das...
04:34 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget A single image of the Nintendo Switch tells us three things
Nintendo has shown precious little of the Switch's user interface so far -- just a few seconds teasing the console's menu during last week's live stream and a fleeting glance during a T...
04:17 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Pioneer takes on Korg with its first analog synthesizer
If you want an analog synthesizer, but don't have a lot of floorspace, then Korg's Volca range is for you. Maybe hold that thought a sec. Until now, Pioneer has focused on the club crowd wit...
04:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Kymco's smart scooter combines alerts with a customizable design
Smart cars are everywhere. They talk to your phone and your house. In the future they'll even carry on conversations with you and your passengers. But for now, automobiles are rolling maps, enter...
03:51 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Neil Gaiman is making a 'Good Omens' miniseries for Amazon Video
Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett fans, take note: Good Omens, a novel written by Gaiman and Pratchett, is being adapted into an Amazon miniseries. The six-part series will debut in 2018, with Gaiman se...
03:30 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Teenage Engineering's next synth wirelessly syncs with Basslet
I love a good collaboration. So when I spotted a Teenage Engineering representative jamming on the (as yet unreleased) OP-Z while wearing a Basslet wearable subwoofer at this year's NAMM conventi...
03:15 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget 'Breath of the Wild' will be Nintendo's last Wii U game
The Wii U has had a difficult life cycle, and Nintendo is ready to leave it behind. Speaking with Polygon, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime confirmed that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of ...
02:54 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Investigation clears Tesla for fatal Autopilot crash
Last May a Tesla Model S ran into a tractor trailer in Florida while in Autopilot mode. The collision resulted in the death of the driver Joshua Brown and prompted an investigation by the NHTSA (Natio...
02:36 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget USA Today will livestream Inauguration Day in VR
USA Today announced its VR news show back in March and tomorrow it will offer a more immersive look at the Presidential Inauguration. As President-elect Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th President ...
02:15 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Twitter met its diversity goals, but still has work to do
Eighteen months ago, facing criticism as part of an overwhelmingly homogenous tech industry, Twitter gave itself some clear goals for hiring a more diverse workforce in 2016. Now that the year has wra...
02:03 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Julian Assange says he's willing to return to the US
Infamous Wikileaks founder Julian Assange had previously said he would return to the US to face trial if the US granted clemency to Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of violating the Espionage Act af...
01:50 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Local multiplayer mayhem comes to Xbox One with 'TowerFall Ascension'
Xbox One owners, it's time to invest in another controller because local-multiplayer mainstay TowerFall Ascension is finally coming to Xbox Live. From January 25th, Xbox One gamers will be able t...
01:31 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Researchers have found a way to pair cells to smartphones
Wearables, fitness trackers and other medical devices are extremely useful for gathering basic health data, but existing electronics aren't so good at communicating directly with our bodies'...
01:11 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget AirTV is shipping to customers without its biggest feature (updated)
Back at CES, we were quite smitten with AirTV's ability to put all of your streaming services and over-the-air channels in the same place. Well, it looks like the set-top box is shipping to custo...
12:55 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Buy a copy of 'Resident Evil 7' on Xbox One, get it free on PC
The latest game getting the Xbox Play Anywhere treatment is Resident Evil 7: Biohazard. That's right, Capcom's upcoming horror jaunt will support cloud saves, and buying the digital Xbox One...
12:41 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Alexa gets meta, finds you the latest AI research
AI research is so hot right now, it's hard for even scientists in the field to keep up. To stay on top of the 300-plus papers submitted per day to Arxiv.org, machine-learning researcher Amine Ben...
12:22 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Netflix enters the design world for its next docu-series
Next month, Netflix will debut a new documentary series called Abstract: The Art of Design highlighting on individual designers' work and methodology. It'll begin streaming on February 10th,...
12:01 pm -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Google Home support coming to LG's Music Flow speakers
LG's Music Flow speakers are based on Google Cast (now "Chromecast built-in") and on its site, LG specifically shows a home with a multi-room setup. Yet, while both Sonos and B&amp;...
11:45 am -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Rick Perry didn't understand the role of the Department of Energy
Rick Perry, former Governor of Texas, could become the United States' next energy secretary. However, according to a New York Times report, Perry believed the role would help him champion the cou...
11:26 am -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Leica's M10 rangefinder gives you full mechanical control
Unless you're really fond of its lens system, Leica's M-series range-finders have always been a tough sell -- models like the M8 and M9 have limited features, and they cost a fortune. Leica ...
11:10 am -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget LinkedIn mercifully redesigns its cluttered homepage
LinkedIn, the professional network that everyone loves to hate, is rolling out a big redesign on the web. And as is often the case with social networks these days, LinkedIn appears to be taking seriou...
10:35 am -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget How to follow the Obamas after they leave the White House
As President Obama prepares to leave the White House, his team must gather up not only his physical belongings, but the tweets, blog posts and other online content produced over the last eight years. ...
10:14 am -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Low-cost DNA sequencer uses Nokia 1020's camera as a microscope
If the Nokia 1020 has a memorable feature, it's surely the phone's 41-megapixel camera -- the same one a team of researchers are now using for their phone-based DNA sequencer and molecular a...
09:52 am -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Samsung brings Android Nougat to the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge
The Galaxy Note 7 might be no more, but Samsung is still supporting its other flagships in earnest. Today, the company is rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat to the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, coupling Google&#...
09:40 am -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Deliveroo Plus is a 9 subscription for takeout addicts
Deliveroo has made an impact in the UK because it allows hungry so-and-sos to order from their favorite big name restaurants, such as PizzaExpress, Wagamama, Giraffe and Gourmet Burger Kitchen. But yo...
09:30 am -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: The U.S. Army is making actual hover bikes
Today on In Case You Missed It: The Galactic Empire will have some competition for Speeder Bikes soon enough, from the US Army. Researchers there have been working on hoverbikes for a few years now, b...
09:02 am -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Apple and Amazon agree to end exclusive audiobook deal
For over a decade, Apple and Audible (an Amazon company) have enjoyed an exclusivity agreement that restricted the sale of digital audiobooks to one third-party platform: iTunes. The practice has help...
08:33 am -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Microsoft drops support for 'Minecraft' on Windows Phone
Microsoft, which owns Minecraft, will stop supporting the Windows Phone 8.1 version of its own immensely popular world building game, Ars Technica reports. While the game's development continues ...
08:03 am -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Swiss cops use anti-drone guns at the World Economic Forum
Swiss authorities have added another security measure for this year's World Economic Forum in Davos: anti-drone guns. Bloomberg has spotted local police preparing HP 47 Counter UAV Jammers to mak...
07:07 am -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget CIA reveals new guidelines for collecting data on Americans
There's no question that the US government's approach to handling sensitive data could stand an update to acknowledge the online age, and the CIA is taking a stab at it. The agency has publi...
06:00 am -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Thursday, January 19th, 2017
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We've got a fresh batch of Fujifilm cameras, 12 million declassified CIA files and a new special event for Overwatch....
05:43 am -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget LG teases the G6's launch for February
Mobile World Congress is nearly upon us, allowing portions of the mobile world to show off the new devices that they've been working on. The smartphone world may be ossifying, but LG's undet...
04:51 am -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Fujifilm's X-T20 is an affordable, compact take on the X-T2
Fujifilm has unveiled the X-T20, a successor to the popular X-T10 that improves on it in nearly every way. The old 16-megapixel sensor and processor have been updated to the 24.3-megapixel X-Trans III...
04:04 am -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Fujifilm's X100F should be its best fixed-lens camera to date
The X100 has, since its inception, been for many the ultimate compact camera. Originally released in 2010, it was the first entry to Fujifilm's X-series of digital cameras, pairing classic aesthe...
03:34 am -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Krebs pinpoints the likely author of the Mirai botnet
The Mirai botnet caused serious trouble last fall, first hijacking numerous IoT devices to make a historically massive Distributed Denial-Of-Service (DDoS) attack on KrebsOnSecurity's site in Sep...
02:39 am -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' tries to save the world at a major conference
How would you tackle important social issues through technology? If you're Niantic and The Pok&eacute;mon Company, you have people play a game. They're teaming up with the Global Goals a...
01:54 am -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Samsung boss won't face arrest, at least for now
Samsung just dodged a bullet... for a while, anyway. A South Korean court has dismissed a warrant to arrest the company's Vice Chairman and de facto leader, Lee Jae-yong, in an investigation alle...
01:10 am -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget The next 'Overwatch' holiday event celebrates Chinese New Year
It doesn't look like Overwatch's holiday celebrations are over just because Christmas is in the rearview mirror. Next up? Chinese New Year. The game's Twitter account sent the news out ...
12:30 am -05 - Thu, January 19, 2017
Engadget Fujifilm's GFX 50S medium-format mirrorless camera costs $6,500
We've known since last year that Fujifilm was working on the GFX 50S, a mirrorless camera with a medium-format sensor. But, until now, the manufacturer hadn't said how much it would cost or ...
11:57 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Palmer Luckey insists he didn't steal VR code for Oculus
Yesterday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took the stand to testify in a lawsuit against Oculus, and today it was Palmer Luckey's turn. The founder of Oculus VR -- who has remained out of sight sin...
10:44 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Non-browning GMO apple slices go on sale next month
Mushrooms won't be the only non-browning produce on store shelves for long. Thanks to genetic modification, we'll soon see Golden Delicious apples that don't oxidize for three weeks aft...
09:46 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Tidal now has an editing tool for tempo and song length
Tidal debuted its Masters feature which offers near studio-quality sound earlier this month. Now the streaming service is offering users a way to edit tracks. While playing a song in the Tidal app, yo...
09:02 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Korean military used video game clips to sell real fighter jets
South Korea proudly showed off footage of its top-of-the-line Kai KF-X fighter jet in 2015; the culmination of over 14 years of work. Unfortunately, a year and a bit later, Korea Times discovered that...
08:17 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Oracle faces Labor Department lawsuit over job discrimination
Google isn't the only Silicon Valley staple facing a lawsuit over the fairness of its hiring practices. The US Department of Labor has sued Oracle for allegedly conducting discriminatory employme...
07:32 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget 'Super Mario Run' will hit Android devices in March
It's-a me, Android. Nintendo's first fully fledged smartphone game (sorry, Miitomo), Super Mario Run, is scheduled to hit Android devices in March after landing on iOS in December. The news ...
06:49 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget A new 'Fire Emblem' game is coming to Nintendo Switch in 2018
Good news, Fire Emblem fans: Today Nintendo announced that the next major title in its tactical RPG series will be for the Switch -- making it the franchise's first game on home consoles in almos...
06:03 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget The 'DJ Hero' and 'Guitar Hero Live' team is joining Ubisoft
Freestyle Games, known for its work on Guitar Hero Live and DJ Hero under publisher Activision, has a new home. The team has joined Ubisoft and will be renamed to Ubisoft Leamington -- based on its lo...
05:35 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Nintendo's 'Fire Emblem Heroes' arrives on Android next month
If you've been yearning for a Fire Emblem game to play on the go that isn't relegated to a portable gaming system, maybe the upcoming Fire Emblem Heroes will do the trick. It's a tactic...
05:35 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Nintendo's 'Fire Emblem Heroes' mobile game arrives next month (update)
If you've been yearning for a Fire Emblem game to play on the go that isn't relegated to a portable gaming system, maybe the upcoming Fire Emblem Heroes will do the trick. It's a tactic...
05:11 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget 2016 was the hottest year on record (again)
According to a joint report from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2016 was officially the hottest year on record. If that statistic sounds familiar, it's because 2015...
04:44 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget 'Star Trek: Discovery' faces an indefinite delay
If you were banking on watching Star Trek: Discovery in May... well, we hope you have some contingency plans. CBS has confirmed to Hollywood Reporter that it's once again delaying the streaming-f...
04:24 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Netflix expects HBO to go binge-first in an 'internet TV world'
Netflix just announced its final earnings report for 2016 (PDF), revealing that it grew by seven million customers to 93.8 million. That's two million more than it had projected, up more than 25 ...
04:20 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Teenage Engineering's new pocket synth is its most versatile yet
Teenage Engineering debuted its first trio of pocket-sized $59 synthesizers almost exactly two years ago. In 2016, the company followed those with a second set of three Pocket Operators featuring the ...
03:57 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Microsoft's Twitch competitor, Beam, gets a major update
Microsoft said it was about to supercharge Beam, and it's quickly following through on that promise. After a few weeks of beta testing, the livestreaming service's big 2.0 overhaul is now av...
03:35 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget PSVR mech battler 'Rigs' won't get any new content
Sony today confirmed that there will be no more DLC coming to multiplayer PSVR launch title Rigs. Following the recent closure of developer Guerilla Cambridge, it seems Sony has opted to cut short its...
03:13 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Vizio devices now take voice commands from Google Home
Vizio's living room devices already play nicely with Google services, but wouldn't it be nice if you could use Google voice control as well? You can now. All of Vizio's SmartCast-equi...
02:51 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Hulu will let you download shows 'in a few months'
Hulu isn't going to let Netflix have show downloads all to itself. Company chief Mike Hopkins tells AdWeek that you'll have the option of downloading shows "in a few months." The o...
02:20 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget 'Final Fantasy XV' tricked me into buying Cup Noodles
I should have been turned off by the commercial advertising casually strewn throughout Final Fantasy XV. Coleman logos are plainly visible when the game's heroes set up camp for the night. Billbo...
01:59 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Slack adds long-awaited threaded messaging feature
Slack, the ever-popular communication tool and current darling of enterprise software, is getting a long-awaited update: threaded messaging. As the company writes in a blog post today, threaded messag...
01:47 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Twitter just sold its developer platform to Google
Fabric, Twitter's developer platform, now belongs to Google. The move was announced on Fabric's blog Wednesday morning and confirmed in a Twitter thread by Sr. Director of Product, Jeff Seib...
01:22 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget You can play three hours of 'Watch Dogs 2' for free
In an unusual move, Ubisoft has announced a free three-hour 'trial' of Watch Dogs 2 for console players. As of today, PS4 owners can hack their way through San Fransisco for free, before the...
01:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Take Logic Pro X projects from desktop to mobile with GarageBand
Despite it's highly capable tool set, GarageBand is widely thought of as Apple's beginner audio recording software. Logic Pro X is the company's option for more advanced users. While th...
01:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget GarageBand on iOS is now a more capable music production suite
Apple's GarageBand is a good place to get started with recording, but it's useful for more advanced skill levels as well. The company just revealed an update to the iOS version of the app th...
12:40 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget AT&T's deal with Nielsen promises more accurate TV ratings
For years, TV ratings data has revolved around a small number of households using specialized gear to track their viewing habits. That's not completely representative of what the broader public ...
12:18 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Protein fingerprinting could shed light on Alzheimer's
Scientists know that the proteins in our bodies can sometimes fold and form clumps called amyloids, which lead to neurodegenerative diseases. However, they still don't fully understand the whole ...
12:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Using Tinder's swipe UI isn't always a good idea
Thanks to Tinder, swiping left or right on the photo of a potential hookup quickly became a common user interface element. But a new startup is reminding us that swiping right isn't appropriate f...
11:43 am -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget DoorDash and Postmates test deliveries with robots
Starship's autonomous delivery robots have found work outside of the US, but they're now ready to come Stateside. DoorDash and Postmates have forged partnerships that will have them respecti...
11:24 am -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget 'The Martian' author to make NASA TV drama with CBS
It's been a while since we've had a fictional TV series based around the present-day exploits of the folks at NASA. That's all set to change with the news that CBS has commissioned a pi...
11:05 am -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Nintendo's Switch won't run 'Zelda' at 1080p
If you're the proud owner of a Wii U, you might be wondering whether the Switch is worth a day one purchase. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is coming to both, so what's the rush, ri...
10:39 am -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget NASA may rely on Russian shuttles for ISS missions until 2019
NASA is considering buying seats aboard the Soyuz spacecraft for 2019, according to a solicitation it filed recently. The agency originally wanted to end its dependence on Russia's Soyuz spacecra...
10:19 am -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Japan's high-tech toilets are getting less intimidating
Japan is famed for its elaborate, high-tech toilets; and these elaborate, high-tech toilets are themselves famed for being nigh impossible for foreigners to decipher. Aware of the confusion many visit...
09:59 am -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget A cheap Android One phone could come to the US this year
The Android One program that aimed to standardize expectations for low-cost phones launched in 2014 and hasn't revolutionized the mobile arena so far. Still, Google is expected to make another ru...
09:45 am -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Mozilla's new logo is kinda ://
It's been six months since Mozilla, the non-profit organization in charge of maintaining Firefox, announced it was putting the future of its brand in users' hands. Kinda, at least. The plan ...
09:30 am -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: Mind-controlled mice kill on command
Today on In Case You Missed It: You might have thought things couldn't get any worse, but you'd be wrong. A recent study published in Nature showed that first, mice could be bred so that the...
09:01 am -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget 12 million declassified CIA files are now available online
The CIA has posted a vast cache of nearly 12 million declassified CIA pages online, including info on Nazi war crimes, the Cuban Missile Crisis, UFO sightings, human telepathy ("Project Stargate&...
08:31 am -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Russia will let Edward Snowden stay for another three years
Less than 24 hours after President Obama commuted the majority of Chelsea Manning's 35-year sentence, the Russian government has updated its position on whistleblower Edward Snowden. Local author...
08:01 am -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Tesla will manufacture Model 3 parts at the Gigafactory
Nevada governor Brian Sandoval has announced that Tesla will bring some of its manufacturing for the Model 3 across from California. At a speech outlining policy initiatives for the last two years of ...
07:02 am -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Google mobile saves searches if your connection drops
It may be 2017, but there are still lots of areas where cellular data doesn't reach. Like underground on the subway or in the middle of a rural lake, for instance. Google wants to make sure that ...
06:00 am -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Wednesday, January 18 2017
It's Wednesday morning and Raspberry Pi has made a super-powered PC-on-a-stick, the state of AAA cloud gaming and a look at the Army's prototype hoverbike. Grab your coffee. We'll wait....
05:04 am -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Google explains how it spots malicious Android apps
Android's Verify Apps feature performs malware scans on newly downloaded applications to make sure they're safe. But since some malicious apps can prevent the feature from working, the compa...
04:10 am -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Ofcom fines EE 2.7 million for overcharging customers
Oh dear. Ofcom has caught another mobile carrier failing in its duty to provide decent customer support. The villain this time is EE, after it overcharged more than 30,000 customers for calling its &q...
04:01 am -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget BeeLine's bike computer makes every ride an adventure
Cycling in a city can be stressful, especially if you're headed somewhere that you've never been to before. Most people ride with a specialized cycle computer, or with a smartphone strapped ...
02:02 am -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget The US Army successfully flies its hoverbike prototype
The Army has proven that the hoverbike its contractors are developing actually works during a flight demo with the Department of Defense. Dr. William Roper, director of the Strategic Capabilities Offi...
12:47 am -05 - Wed, January 18, 2017
Engadget Hackers break into Samsung Smartcam again
Samsung's SmartCam has fit into users' DIY surveillance setups for years thanks to its smartphone control and local (non-cloud) storage. But at last August's DEFCON 22 security conferen...
11:11 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Emotional sci-fi game 'Alone with You' hits Steam next month
Alone with You tells a surprising story about relationships, love and friendship -- surprising because it stars just one living human as he attempts to escape an abandoned planet that's scheduled...
10:08 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Snowden never filed paperwork requesting a pardon
If you thought Obama might give Edward Snowden a similar reprieve to Chelsea Manning this week, think again. While the formed NSA-contractor turned whistleblower has explained why the president should...
09:10 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget NASA's Curiosity finds new water evidence in possible cracked mud
NASA's four-year-old Curiosity rover spent 2016 discovering new clues to Mars' history, including veins potentially from evaporated lakes and mineral deposits suggesting the planet once had ...
08:11 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget What's on TV: 'Hunted,' 'Teachers,' 'Voltron'
This week the NFL rolls out its conference championship games, but if you're not a sports fan there's still plenty to look forward to. On Sunday night, CBS kicks off its The Running Man-ish ...
07:16 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Verizon prevents Galaxy Note 7 holdouts from making calls
When Verizon rolled out an update that disabled charging on remaining Galaxy Note 7 devices, that was all she wrote for the fire-prone smartphone, right? Apparently not. The carrier informs Fortune ...
06:47 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget 'The Flame in the Flood' arrives today on PlayStation 4
When it was released last year, The Flame in the Flood garnered a lot of attention for its big name developers and unique take on the wilderness survival genre. Today, PlayStation 4 players who have b...
06:20 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Seinfeld's 'Comedians in Cars' moves to Netflix this year
Jerry Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee is jumping from Sony's Crackle streaming service to one that people actually watch: Netflix. Late this year, the show will debut with 24 new...
05:45 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Obama pardons Stuxnet leak source James Cartwright
Chelsea Manning isn't the only source of online leaks to get a new lease on life. President Obama has pardoned General James Cartwright, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI when it investigate...
05:29 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget FTC sues Qualcomm over anti-competitive practices
The U.S. is the latest country to target Qualcomm over anti-competitive behavior. The FTC announced this afternoon that it was suing the company over monopolistic tactics around its baseband processor...
05:24 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Super Bowl 51 will stream for free on Fox Sports Go
The Super Bowl has been streaming for awhile now, but watching the commercials (arguably the best part) has been hit or miss in the past. Remember when all that streamed was the game? Yep, that was pr...
04:54 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget LG's Nexus-like Android Wear watches emerge in a leak
For months, rumors have circulated of Google formally launching Android Wear 2.0 with a pair of flagship smartwatches -- not Google-designed, but certainly intended as reference models like Nexus phon...
04:28 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget President Obama commutes most of Chelsea Manning's sentence
President Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted the majority of Chelsea Manning's remaining prison sentence, and she is now scheduled to be released on May 17th, 2017, rather than in 2045. Manning is ...
04:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Auto and oil industries want to pit hydrogen cars against EVs
A consortium of companies from the car and power industries are teaming up to push hydrogen as the fuel of the future. Plenty of big names are involved, including Toyota, Daimler, BMW, Honda and Hyund...
03:35 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Zotac's tiny gaming PC is powerful enough to play in VR
A major obstacle currently facing VR is the fact that the headsets themselves (generally) have to remain tethered to a bulky desktop tower. With the new Zbox Magnus EN1070K from Zotac, however, that t...
03:13 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget AT&T no longer works with your 2G phone
We hope you weren't planning to use your old-school iPhone or BlackBerry Pearl on AT&amp;T's network for nostalgia's sake -- unfortunately, you're not going to get anywhere. As...
02:48 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Burner's virtual phone lines add automatic robocall blocking
When it debuted in 2015, the Burner virtual phone number app promised to help privacy-minded folks shield their private digits with temporary phone numbers while adding a few useful cloud-based integr...
02:22 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg defends Oculus in court against VR rival
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was grilled in court this morning over the creation of the Oculus Rift VR headset, as part of a $2 billion lawsuit brought by ZeniMax Media. ZeniMax -- the owner of Be...
01:54 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Google revives one of its most useful features: Events
Google overhauled Google+ from top to bottom in late 2015 to shift the focus to communities. The company has been tweaking the social platform since that change and today its announcing the latest upd...
01:27 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Facebook stops paying publishers to stream live video
For a while, Facebook was obsessed with live video -- it even paid publishers to make sure there was a steady flow of professionally-shot streams on offer. However, Zuckerberg and company appear to be...
12:55 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Google Maps may soon offer parking suggestions
Google Maps can already tell you how congested your drive will be, but how about when you arrive? It looks like the app is about to give you at least a decent idea about the parking situation, thanks ...
12:28 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Realtor.com uses augmented reality to help you find a new home
When it comes to looking for a new house, the process of browsing listings, visiting properties and more can become quite the chore. Realtor.com is looking to make things a bit easier on perspective h...
12:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Evernote aims for speed and simplicity with its new iOS app
How do you keep loyal users after quickly stepping back from a potentially intrusive new privacy policy? For Evernote, it's by releasing a new app that focuses on the core features its users love...
12:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Roku revamps its mobile app with improved ease of use
Roku is giving its mobile app a bit of a makeover for the new year. A revamped navigation toolbar resides at screen's bottom now, offering quick access to installed channels, app settings, tossin...
11:40 am -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Gravity wave ripples across Venus' hellish atmosphere
It took the Japanese atmospheric probe Akatsuki a while, but once it got into orbit around Venus just over a year ago, it immediately spotted a large, bow-shaped disturbance. Researchers now believe t...
11:19 am -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Astronomers more accurately calculate the Milky Way's mass
It's impossible to arrive at an exact measurement for the billions of stars and other objects that make up the Milky Way. However, a group of astronomers say they have calculated the most accurat...
11:00 am -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Smart air freshener lets you select scents with your phone
Thanks to the internet of things, we have the ability to control our home's lighting and temperature at the touch of a button. But what about the smell? For that, we're left with shoving a G...
10:57 am -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Live video comes to Instagram Stories in the UK
While Facebook and Instagram are fundamentally different platforms, that doesn't mean they aren't taking inspiration from each other. About a month ago, Instagram adopted live video streamin...
10:41 am -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Atmospheric 'lens' could shield troops from laser weapons
How do you defend yourself against laser weapons when they fire at the speed of light? BAE Systems has an idea. It's developing Laser Developed Atmopsheric Lens technology that, as the name sugge...
10:22 am -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Baidu hires former Microsoft executive VP as it focuses on AI
China's most popular internet search company has picked up a new group president and COO. Previously at Microsoft and Yahoo (and an authority in artificial intelligence), Dr. Qi Lu might be just ...
10:00 am -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Should we get our hopes up again for cloud gaming?
"We, in no way, take credit for the idea."LiquidSky CEO Ian McLoughlin knows video game streaming isn't a new concept. For years, various companies have promised players they'd be ...
09:30 am -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: SpaceX redeems itself with a showstopper rocket launch
Today on In Case You Missed It: SpaceX is back in launching mode after the FAA grounded the company following an unfortunate explosion last September. The rocket company successfully launched satelli...
09:22 am -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget The death of Phones4u is still playing out
It's been nearly two and a half years since Phones4u folded, but the aftermath of the company's abrupt closure is still being felt. Thanks to a recent employment tribunal, 400 former staff h...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget ZTE's crowdsouced phone will pack dual cameras
ZTE has already confirmed that its crowdsourced Hawkeye phone will include showstopping features like eye tracking and a sticky case, but what about the nuts and bolts? Well, it's finally spillin...
08:04 am -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Today's the last day to save your Vines
Vine, the six-second video service that briefly up-ended popular culture is on life support, and today's the day Jack Dorsey pulls the plug. From today, Vine as we know it will be shut down in fa...
07:06 am -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Raspberry Pi gives its PC-on-a-stick a big speed boost
Raspberry Pi has taken its latest computing board and squished it onto the stick-sized Compute Module 3, giving it about ten times the power of the original Compute Module. Unlike the Raspberry Pi 3 u...
06:00 am -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Tuesday, January 17th 2017
Why are there so many sketchy ads for fake goods on Instagram? Why have e-waste levels jumped? And why is LG boasting that its next phone won't burst into flames? That's a lot of questions f...
05:53 am -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Apple hikes UK App Store prices by 25 percent because Brexit
If you're an iPhone, iPad or Mac user in the UK, prepare yourself: App Store prices are on the rise. As 9to5Mac reports, developers are being notified that their software will soon be bumped up i...
05:29 am -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Autopilot update rolls out to all Teslas with HW2 hardware
Tesla's Enhanced Autopilot update has rolled out to all its HW2 vehicles, company chief Elon Musk has announced on Twitter. HW2 is what the automaker calls its second-generation self-driving hard...
04:20 am -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Filmic Pro app makes it easy to color correct iPhone 7 video
If "the best camera is the one that's with you," then you always have a pretty damn good camera if you own an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus. To give you more options than Apple provides, Filmic ha...
02:40 am -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget NASA video recreates Huygen probe's historic landing on Titan
Before NASA's Cassini probe captured the most detailed images of Saturn we've ever seen, it dropped its companion Huygens on Saturn's largest moon, Titan. The probe's historic land...
01:00 am -05 - Tue, January 17, 2017
Engadget Mastercard built a mobile marketplace for farmers in East Africa
More than two billion people across the world continue to stay unbanked. One of the biggest reasons for that exclusion is accessibility. In developing countries in particular, low-income groups tend t...
11:11 pm -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget 'Resident Evil 7' Season Pass gives you access to bonus episodes
A Steam page for Resident Evil 7's Season Pass has revealed what you're getting if you pay extra for the feature. The pass apparently comes with two volumes of "banned footage" com...
08:24 pm -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget The 'Titanfall' mobile game will die on the vine
If you managed to get access to the Titanfall: Frontline beta, congratulations: You're playing a mobile game marked for death. "We've learned an incredible amount in the beta test of Ti...
06:15 pm -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget E-waste levels are surging in Asia
If you thought our throwaway gadget culture was already having a nasty effect on the environment, watch out... it's getting considerably worse. A United Nations University study has revealed tha...
05:49 pm -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget ISIS has converted commercial drones into bombers
As Iraqi Security Forces attempt to drive ISIS out of Mosul, a large city in Northern Iraq that the terrorist organization has occupied since 2014, it's facing an arsenal of improvised, experimen...
05:05 pm -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget Smart bullets will help warships fend off drone swarms
Navies already have a lot to worry about between rival warships and aircraft, but it's only going to get worse when drone swarms of all kinds threaten to overwhelm their defenses. The US Navy mig...
04:28 pm -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget Intel wants sensors to help you with your shopping
As quickly as technology is reinventing your shopping experience, Intel doesn't think it's moving quickly enough. The chip giant is launching a Responsive Retail Platform that creates a com...
04:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget The heart of Nintendo's new console isn't the Switch
I spent half of last Friday tearing my way through games at Nintendo's big Switch launch event. More than any particular title, the highlight was the hardware itself: a $300 console-handheld hybr...
03:32 pm -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget NASA astronaut Gene Cernan passes away at age 82
NASA has continued its exploration of the moon since Apollo 17, but it has been over 40 years since one of its astronauts stepped on the surface. Gene Cernan was the second American to walk in space a...
03:01 pm -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget Ambulances can interrupt your music in emergencies
When people tell you not to play music at full blast in your car, they're not necessarily raining on your parade -- there's a real concern that you might not hear an emergency vehicle until ...
03:01 pm -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget Swedish Ambulances can hijack your in-car tunes during emergencies
When people tell you not to play music at full blast in your car, they're not necessarily raining on your parade -- there's a real concern that you might not hear an emergency vehicle until ...
02:35 pm -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget We've never seen global sea ice levels this low before
The world climate has passed another troubling milestone this year: global sea ice levels are at the lowest level ever recorded. New research from the US National Snow &amp; Ice Data Center in Bou...
02:10 pm -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget Microsoft CEO says AI should help, not replace, workers
Artificial intelligence has gone from being something relegated to science fiction, to a buzzword every tech company is eager to slap onto their latest innovations. When it comes to the implementation...
01:39 pm -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget 'Halo' developer hints it could revive a scrapped Mega Bloks game
Lately, there's been a lot of buzz around footage PtoPOnline posted of a scrapped, Mega Bloks-themed Halo action game. Why did it get the axe when its mix of shooting and construction looks like ...
01:15 pm -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget Bragi's latest wireless earbuds are now available for $149
Bragi announced the follow-up to its feature-packed activity tracking Dash wireless earbuds back in September. That product, known as the Headphone, was slated to ship in November, but after a short d...
12:51 pm -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget China suspends plans for 85 coal power plants
China is taking some steps to curb pollution (it doesn't have much choice), but one of its most recent steps may be more of a happy accident. The country's National Energy Administration is...
12:25 pm -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget LED lights could get better with self-assembling particles
LEDs have dramatically transformed the lighting world over the past few years, thanks to their increased efficiency and life-span over past technologies. But LEDs could see even more upgrades with per...
12:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget The best washer and dryer
By Liam McCabeThis post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best homewares. When readers choose to buy The Sweethome's independently chosen editorial picks, it...
11:31 am -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy S8 reportedly helps you talk to a doctor
Artificial intelligence might not be the Galaxy S8's only big software upgrade, it seems. SamMobile sources claim that S Health is about to get a revamp that helps you get in touch with doctors....
11:05 am -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget Why do Instagram and Twitter want me to buy fake Yeezys?
It's not rare for me to come across ads for counterfeit goods, particularly as I'm browsing Instagram or Twitter. And although I don't have a Facebook account, I live with someone who d...
10:43 am -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget NVIDIA's original Shield TV gets the new model's smarts
Nvidia unveiled a new Shield TV box at CES, but the list of upgrades was pretty slim. It has a funky new controller, with a mesh of triangles peppering the grips, but otherwise it's the same hard...
10:43 am -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget NVIDIA's original Shield TV gets the new model's smarts (updated)
NVIDIA unveiled a new Shield TV box at CES, but the list of upgrades was pretty slim. It has a funky new controller, with a mesh of triangles peppering the grips, but otherwise it's the same hard...
10:25 am -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget LG is very proud that the G6 doesn't catch fire
What do you think the LG G6's tentpole feature will be? The extra-tall display? The slicker, not-so-modular design? Nope. If you ask LG right now, it's about... not blowing up. The comp...
10:04 am -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg will testify in Oculus VR lawsuit this week
Mark Zuckerberg is heading to a Dallas court to testify in an ongoing lawsuit filed against Oculus, the VR company Facebook purchased for $2.3 billion. ZeniMax, the parent company of Doom developer id...
10:04 am -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg will testify in Oculus VR lawsuit this week (update)
Mark Zuckerberg is heading to a Dallas court to testify in an ongoing lawsuit filed against Oculus, the VR company Facebook purchased for $2.3 billion. ZeniMax, the parent company of Doom developer id...
09:22 am -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget James Cameron producing history of sci-fi series for AMC
AMC is producing a six-part series on the history of science fiction in collaboration with one of its most prolific modern purveyors, James Cameron. Tentatively titled James Cameron's Story of Sc...
09:00 am -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget Nintendo's Switch doesn't come with a charging Joy-Con grip
If you're dead-set on owning a Nintendo Switch, you should probably start thinking about your charging setup. In addition to the main unit, you'll need to keep the detachable "Joy-Con&q...
08:08 am -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget Green-hot galaxies reveal clues to the ancient universe
Galaxies that emit a green glow make bitchin' screen-savers, but they're exceedingly rare in the actual universe. However, UCLA astronomers recently discovered that most, if not all early ga...
07:02 am -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget New York driver groups push for a ban on autonomous cars
It's no secret that ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft dream of a day when they can depend solely on self-driving cars, and that's making driver organizations more than a little nervou...
06:00 am -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Monday, January 16th 2017
Welcome to Monday morning. Over the weekend, we toured Dyson's UK HQ (featuring mannequins, jet engines and more), how China wants increased security for its app stores and our prediction that th...
05:31 am -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget Smart body armor could gauge brain damage from explosions
Explosions are insidious. Even if a blast doesn't deliver a conspicuous injury, it can inflict brain trauma that might not be evident until much later. The US Navy's Office of Naval Research...
04:02 am -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget MIT wants you to change 3D-printed objects after you make them
When you 3D-print an object, that's usually all she wrote -- the polymers "die" and prevent you from either adding to your creation or altering its properties. However, things might not...
02:20 am -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget Report: Samsung Note 7 probe finds batteries caused fires
Samsung has concluded that the Galaxy Note 7's fires and explosions were caused by battery problems, not the phone's hardware or software, Reuters reports. The information comes from "a...
02:20 am -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget Report: Samsung's Note 7 probe points blame at batteries
Samsung has concluded that the Galaxy Note 7's fires and explosions were caused by battery problems, not the phone's hardware or software, Reuters reports. The information comes from "a...
12:42 am -05 - Mon, January 16, 2017
Engadget Samsung leader faces arrest in South Korea
Samsung's past several months have been pretty lousy, but they're about to get much, much worse. South Korean prosecutors have announced that they're seeking a warrant to arrest Samsung...
11:58 pm -05 - Sun, January 15, 2017
Engadget Batteries with built-in flame retardant could prevent fiery mishaps
One big problem with lithium-ion batteries is that they have the tendency to catch fire and blow up all kinds of gadgets like toys and phones. To solve that issue, a group of researchers from Stanford...
10:40 pm -05 - Sun, January 15, 2017
Engadget Virginia bill would effectively ban city-run broadband
Now that the FCC can't prevent states from blocking municipal broadband, telecom-backed politicians are doing their best to shut down these government-run networks. Virginia House Republican Kath...
09:15 pm -05 - Sun, January 15, 2017
Engadget Canada may have delivery drones in service by late 2017
Don't look now, but Canada might just join the likes of France and the UK in ushering in the courier drone era. Transport Canada has approved its first drone test range near the tiny village of F...
07:52 pm -05 - Sun, January 15, 2017
Engadget Japan's experimental mini rocket launch ends in failure
Japan's space program troubles aren't over yet, apparently. The country's Aerospace Exploration Agency reports that the launch of its miniature SS-520 rocket ended in failure. The first...
06:25 pm -05 - Sun, January 15, 2017
Engadget PBS' new kids' channel lets you flip between streams and games
When you give kids digital educational content, you're frequently forced to choose between passive viewing and games. Why can't you offer both? PBS wants to give it a try. It just launched a...
04:59 pm -05 - Sun, January 15, 2017
Engadget China tells app stores to register with the government
China sees mobile app stores as an untamed frontier with too much free expression and rampant malware, and it's determined to put a stop to both. As of January 16th, the Cyberspace Administratio...
03:26 pm -05 - Sun, January 15, 2017
Engadget Facebook tests fake news filtering outside of the US
Facebook's tools for fighting fake news are about to get their first test run outside of the US... and they might just prove vital. The company has confirmed to the Financial Times that it'...
02:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 15, 2017
Engadget Volkswagen's modern Microbus remake, and more in the week that was
The Volkswagen microbus is one of the most iconic vehicles of all time, and now the automaker is set to revive the classic for the modern era. Meet the I.D. Buzz: VW's all-electric, self-driving ...
12:30 pm -05 - Sun, January 15, 2017
Engadget BenHeck's Xbox One S laptop
Since the teardown of the Xbox One S, Ben has been designing a laptop using the console's innards. Building a hardware enclosure can be tricky, as Ben has to make sure the specifications are exac...
10:00 am -05 - Sun, January 15, 2017
Engadget A visual history of gadgets that have burst into flames
Samsung had a rough 2016. Last year, the company had to recall its Galaxy Note 7 after units were catching fire, followed by millions of washing machines that were exploding in people's homes. Bu...
07:06 am -05 - Sun, January 15, 2017
Engadget 3D zebrafish can replace real animals in the lab
A few years ago, zebrafish became the new lab rat because of their genetic similarity to humans. So, when a team of researchers from the NYU Tandon School of Engineering decided to develop a virtual a...
02:02 am -05 - Sun, January 15, 2017
Engadget France isn't ready to ban cyclists from cheating with motors
The pro cycling world may be cracking down on the use of hidden motors to cheat in races, but it doesn't look like governments are ready to make it a criminal offense. The French government has ...
11:02 pm -05 - Sat, January 14, 2017
Engadget Next 'Titanfall 2' update mostly ignores the robots
You'd think that any big Titanfall 2 update would revolve around the game's namesake robots, but no -- Respawn wants on-foot action to be the focus next time around. It's preparing a f...
11:02 pm -05 - Sat, January 14, 2017
Engadget Next 'Titanfall 2' update mostly ignores the Titans
You'd think that any big Titanfall 2 update would revolve around the game's namesake robots, but no -- Respawn wants on-foot action to be the focus next time around. It's preparing a fr...
09:29 pm -05 - Sat, January 14, 2017
Engadget Amazon asks the FCC for permission to run secret wireless tests
Amazon has a mysterious experimental project that it wants to start testing, based on the application it sent to the FCC that Business Insider found. The e-commerce giant has requested for permission ...
08:01 pm -05 - Sat, January 14, 2017
Engadget Nintendo Switch ditches StreetPass and Miiverse
You'll have to say goodbye to your StreetPass collection if you decide to completely abandon the 3DS in favor of Nintendo's hybrid console. David Young, assistant manager of PR at Nintendo o...
06:28 pm -05 - Sat, January 14, 2017
Engadget Windows 10 is about to get a high-performance Game Mode
Microsoft made a big fuss out of the Windows 10 Creators Update's gaming features, and it's nearly ready to start delivering on them... including some that have remained mysterious. The comp...
05:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 14, 2017
Engadget Six futuristic off-road vehicles
By Cat DiStasio"Where we're going, we don't need roads." When Doc Brown said it, he was driving a flying time machine, of course. But not all vehicles need to become airborne to tr...
03:30 pm -05 - Sat, January 14, 2017
Engadget M&D's wireless MW50 headphones aren't perfect, but they sound great
Master &amp; Dynamic has dabbled in wireless sound before, but big cans like the MW60s aren't always the most convenient to lug around. People's needs change when it's time to pack ...
02:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 14, 2017
Engadget Jets and mannequin heads: Just another day at Dyson's campus
Ever since my teenage years, I've been fascinated by the story of how a clogged-up Hoover led Sir James Dyson on a five-year journey in which he built 5,127 prototypes and almost went bankrupt be...
01:04 pm -05 - Sat, January 14, 2017
Engadget SpaceX's comeback launch was a success
2016 was a fairly good year for SpaceX, with Elon Musk's spaceflight company inching closer to developing a reusable rocket for missions. At least up until September, when a Falcon 9 rocket explo...
12:30 pm -05 - Sat, January 14, 2017
Engadget Recommended Reading: The Wii U wasn't for everyone
The Wii U Was Great,Just Not For MeLuke Plunkett,KotakuBefore Nintendo revealed all the details about its upcoming Switch console, a lot of us took a moment to reflect on its predecessor: the Wii U. W...
11:00 am -05 - Sat, January 14, 2017
Engadget Sony's new PlayStation headset is premium in name alone
There's no shortage of gaming headsets on the market, and in an effort to distinguish themselves, manufacturers are turning to gimmicks to stand out from the competition. Sony, for example, has s...
09:30 am -05 - Sat, January 14, 2017
Engadget 12 iPhone reviews in 3 minutes for its 10th anniversary
The iPhone turned 10 on Monday, forever changing the course of smartphone history. But even game-changing devices, like humans, have good years and bad years. Remember antenna-gate? What about all of ...
08:00 am -05 - Sat, January 14, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Letter from the EditorMost tech companies shoot their proverbial wads at CES, showing off their finest wares for the coming year and beyond. Usually, this means that the second week in January is a pe...
03:56 am -05 - Sat, January 14, 2017
Engadget Open Whisper Systems defends Whatsapp against 'backdoor' claims
Last spring, Whatsapp announced that every message on its service is delivered with end-to-end encryption, meaning no one, not even Whatsapp, can tell what's inside. Now, a report by The Guardian...
11:29 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Lucasfilm says it has 'no plans' for a digital Carrie Fisher
Given the recent release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story featuring an actor who died in 1994, and the recent passing of actress Carrie Fisher, perhaps it was inevitable there would be rumors she would...
09:22 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Watch the first SpaceX launch since September's explosion
SpaceX is busy preparing for its first Falcon 9 launch since its rocket exploded in September. The Iridium-1 mission will take off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California tomorrow, January 14th, ...
07:37 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget The Nintendo Switch will reportedly have Neo Geo games
The Nintendo Switch will support a handful of new games, of course, but it's also going to feature some fan-favorite classics from the Neo Geo era, Famitsu says. The Arcade Archive collection fro...
07:37 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget The Nintendo Switch will have Neo Geo games (updated)
The Nintendo Switch will support a handful of new games, of course, but it's also going to feature some fan-favorite classics from the Neo Geo era, Famitsu says. The Arcade Archive collection fro...
06:45 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler defends net neutrality in final address
FCC Chairman and net neutrality champion Tom Wheeler will be stepping down next week when the Trump administration takes office. Wheeler's Open Internet Order, which passed in 2015, was instrumen...
06:27 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton is stepping down
Michael Lynton is moving on from Sony, to focus on being the chairman of Snap, Inc., the parent company of Snapchat. Lynton has been at the top of Sony Pictures for 13 years, a span which included the...
06:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Nintendo's HD Rumble will be the best unused Switch feature of 2017
If I had to describe Nintendo in just three words, I'd steal the shared city slogan of Austin, Santa Cruz and Portland: "Keep Nintendo Weird." The Japanese game giant delights in its ow...
04:42 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Nintendo will have a Switch app to help with parental controls
Nintendo dropped all the official details on its new Switch console that's set to arrive in March while most of us were sleeping. Along with a truckload of hardware and software info, the company...
04:20 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget FTC vs D-Link: All bark, no bite
Most routers are bad. Bad to their little router bones. But they were made that way. And when you get one of the bad ones in your home, they sit there like little privacy and security time bombs, just...
03:54 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Android creator Andy Rubin is building a high-end smartphone
It turns out the rumors were true: Android creator Andy Rubin is returning to phones with his latest company Essential Products Inc. According to a report from Bloomberg, Essential aims to bring toget...
03:32 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Panasonic's delivery robot will sling drinks and clear tables
Panasonic's relationship with robots is pretty well established at this point. Now the company is taking it one step further with the HOSPI(R) Autonomous Delivery Robot. From January 14th to the ...
03:10 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Nintendo's Switch Pro controller is refined, but not perfect
Nintendo's Joy-Con controllers for the Switch are wonderfully unique, but they might not be ideal for every situation. That's why the $70 Switch Pro Controller exists &mdash; it's m...
03:01 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Smartwatches can tell you're about to get sick days in advance
If you're still on the fence about just how useful a smartwatch can be, a group of researchers at Stanford University have some news for you. The scientists discovered that a combination of vital...
02:45 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget The Public Access Weekly: Switch lanes
Friday again already?! Well, okay then. Let's get on with it!For all you Public Access members: Just FYI, if you're actively in an article, we cannot be -- which means if you submit an artic...
02:38 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Nothing immerses you in 'Resident Evil 7' like a 4D candle
4D experiences are typically only found in theme parks and fancy theaters, but soon you'll be able to trick your senses at home with the launch of the "official Resident Evil 4D candle."...
02:17 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Apple TV app changes pave the way for better gaming
Apple has drastically increased the size of apps that developers can submit to its Apple TV App Store, paving the way for more media-heavy apps, especially games. Up until now the limit was 200 MB, bu...
01:54 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Run the Jewels include AR extras with 'RTJ3' physical editions
Killer Mike and El-P may have dropped the digital version of their highly-anticipated Run the Jewels 3 on Christmas Eve, but the duo is releasing the physical versions of the album today in the US (gl...
01:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Three Takata executives charged in global airbag scandal
It's official: The US Department of Justice has indicted three Takata Corporation executives -- Shinichi Tanaka, Hideo Nakajima and Tsuneo Chikaraishi -- on charges that they knowingly falsified ...
01:15 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Playing all the games at Nintendo's Switch event
We've touched the hardware and were left with some good impressions. But that's only half of the equation: What about the games? Nintendo is offering several upgraded (and some brand new) ti...
12:54 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Korg's iOS music production app is coming to Mac
Korg Gadget, an all-in-one iOS production studio, was first introduced in 2014 and now the the mobile suite is heading to the desktop. The company announced that Gadget will soon make the leap to Mac,...
12:31 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget App.net dies on March 14th, 2017
Remember App.net, the (initially) paid-for Twitter clone that promised a platform dedicated to its users, rather than advertisers? The service launched in a blaze of glory, earning well in excess of i...
12:10 pm -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget The best home 3D printer for beginners (so far)
By Signe BrewsterThis post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial pic...
11:47 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Emissions cheating scandal expands to France's Renault
The "Dieselgate" pollution scan that started with Volkswagen has expanded in Europe as French authorities are now investigating automaker Renault SA. Three judges will probe possible "c...
11:26 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Researchers warn peace sign photos could expose fingerprints
As if the constant data breaches that threaten to expose the one password you use for absolutely everything weren't enough, apparently you now need to start worrying about posting that cute selfi...
11:00 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Nintendo's Switch makes a great first impression
Well, this is different. In my hands is Nintendo's Switch, a $300 (&pound;280 in the UK) console that's like nothing I've held before. Well, it's like quite a few things, but n...
10:39 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Volvo is forming a global car-sharing business
Swedish automaker Volvo is establishing a car-sharing business that will operate not just in Sweden, but in other countries across the globe. It will be based on Sunfleet, the car-sharing service that...
10:15 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget The Engadget Podcast Ep 24: The Biggest Lie
Senior editors Edgar Alvarez and Devindra Hardawar join host Terrence O'Brien to discuss the biggest stories of the week, including Facebook's Journalism Project and the Emoji takeover of Mo...
10:12 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Self-driving Nissan LEAFs will hit London streets next month
If autonomous cars are to be made available in the UK, car makers first need their vehicles to do hard miles on domestic roads. Nissan knows this, so today it confirmed that it will deploy a fleet of ...
10:00 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget The Obamas bid farewell with a VR White House tour
President Obama and his family have just a few more days left in the White House, but they're not leaving without one more surprise. Together with Facebook's Oculus, they've filmed a vi...
09:46 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Pandora cuts its workforce by 7 percent
Streaming is big business, although most of the companies in the space keep a nervous eye on their bank balances. Pandora, the internet radio service that seemed most at risk, has said that it's ...
09:30 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: Spy drones can do more than you probably realized
Today on In Case You Missed It: The Department of Defense created a drone swarm for spying that can replenish a fallen UAVs position, much the way the alien swarms act in Independence Day. A video of ...
09:14 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Google turns Toontastic into a 3D storytelling app
Google Education has launched a 3D version of Toontastic, almost two years after Mountain View bought the company that created it. The new Toontastic stays true to the original version: it's stil...
08:57 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Windows 10 Creators update tracks your work on multiple PCs
Microsoft has showed off more of what's coming in the Creators update in April. The latest "Fast Ring" Insider Preview, released just days after the last one, notably makes it easier to...
08:31 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget 'Guccifer 2.0' DNC leaker returns, as 'Shadow Brokers' exit
Throughout the presidential campaign last year, a hacker calling themselves "Guccifer 2.0" leaked DNC documents, before going dark just before the actual election. Now, after being tagged as...
08:02 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget A software update will solve those MacBook Pro battery issues
Apple's latest MacBook Pros got plenty of mixed reviews, but the bugs with the laptop's battery life estimates were a bad ending to a tough year for Cupertino. Although Apple figured the mac...
07:35 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Snapchat's new universal search bar is built for speed
While Snapchat has changed the way many people share photos and video on social media, the app's user interface is a little unintuitive in places and can be confusing for first-time users. To hel...
07:01 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Massive meta-study confirms the health benefits of cannabis
After digging through more than 10,000 separate clinical studies, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine on Thursday issued a groundbreaking, 400-page report on the potential ben...
06:00 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Friday, January 13th, 2017
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Nintendo's new home-and-away console has been unveiled in Japan. While we haven't got to touch those unusual controllers just yet (that'll be later ...
05:05 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Xiaomi boss says company has grown 'too fast'
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi won't be saying how many smartphones it sold in the last year. The company typically spins out its blockbuster phone sales, which easily demonstrated its growth ov...
04:16 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Lyft is doing great despite losing hundreds of millions in 2016
Lyft lost a lot of money last year, but it's doing better than ever. The ride-hailing company doesn't disclose its earnings, but according to The Information, it lost around $600 million in ...
03:30 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Watch the Nintendo Switch event in less than 12 minutes
What a night. While you were (probably) fast asleep, Nintendo ended months of speculation by revealing a ton of new info about its upcoming console. Most importantly, the Switch launches globally on M...
02:59 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Here are all the trailers from the Nintendo Switch event
When Nintendo revealed its mysterious NX game console as the Switch in October, we still didn't know much. Yes, it was a hybrid portable game console with new games in the Super Mario, Legend of ...
01:26 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Nintendo will sell extra Switch accessories separately
You won't have to trawl eBay or get a whole new unit in case you lose one of Switch's tiny Joy-Cons or if your dog chews on its dock. Nintendo will sell extra accessories for the console sep...
01:11 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Nintendo classics get online multiplayer on the Switch
The Nintendo Switch features a new, paid subscription model that grants players access to online multiplayer features -- and something extra. According to the Nintendo Switch Online Service website, a...
12:55 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget Nintendo Switch battery lasts three hours of portable 'Zelda'
Nintendo's new hybrid console is rated for "more than six hours" of use away from an outlet, but mileage will vary depending on the game. In a press release sent out following last nigh...
12:15 am -05 - Fri, January 13, 2017
Engadget 'Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' lands on Switch at launch
Game consoles don't tend to have stand-out, killer software at launch, but Nintendo is bucking the trend again. The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild will be released in concert with the console...
11:50 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Nintendo Switch controllers tout sharing and object detection
It was evident from the get-go that the Nintendo Switch's Joy-Con controllers weren't just your ordinary gamepads. However, the console's launch event has revealed that they do much, mu...
11:48 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget 'Splatoon 2' brings new weapons, stages and fashion to Nintendo Switch
When Splatoon announced that its late July Splatfest would be its last online multiplayer event, there was a collective sigh from Miiverse. The multiplayer shooter dragged Nintendo into a competitive ...
11:45 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget 'Super Mario Odyssey' puts Nintendo's plumber in the real world
Super Mario Odyssey is Nintendo's latest Mario game and it's due to hit the Switch during the holiday season this year. The new adventure is a sandbox-style game that throws Nintendo's ...
11:39 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget 'Arms' brings shooter-esque boxing to the Nintendo Switch
Nintendo isn't wasting any time with original games for its new Switch console. During its launch livestream tonight, the company announced Arms, a new boxing game that also shares a lot with sho...
11:26 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Nintendo finally discovered capacitive touch screens
At Nintendo's Switch press conference today, the company revealed that its upcoming gaming console will have -- wait for it -- a capacitive touch screen. This is a pretty big move for Nintendo, w...
11:17 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Nintendo Switch online multiplayer won't be free
There's a lot to love about Nintendo, but it's always been a generation behind the curve when it comes to online services. The Nintendo Wii was hampered by an awkward friend code system, and...
11:11 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Nintendo Switch software won't be region locked
Nintendo has always been aggressive with region locking, but that's changing with the Switch. That's right, the Switch will be able to play games from any territory. Meaning, importing games...
11:05 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget The Nintendo Switch costs $300
The Nintendo Switch will cost $300 (&pound;280) when it hits store shelves (of the digital and physical variety) on March 3rd. Nintendo revealed the price and release date -- we only had a release...
10:31 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Google wants to make encryption easier for everyone
As more and more of our daily lives take place online, more and more sites, apps and services are increasing their encryption to keep users' data safe and secure. However, being the web monolith ...
09:38 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Tesla explains how much Supercharging will cost new buyers
If you've still yet to buy your dream Model X or S, we're afraid you only have a couple of days to get one with free lifetime access to Tesla's Supercharger stations. That perk ends on ...
08:38 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Researchers discover bacteria can communicate electrically, like neurons
Bacteria may be unicellular but that doesn't mean they're complete loners. They often congregate in (relatively) large colonies, not unlike human cities. In fact, a team of researchers from ...
08:13 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Apple faces a price-fixing suit over App Store purchases
Apple is in court once again. This time, the company is part of an anti-trust lawsuit over the strict limitations over where users can buy iOS applications. Specifically, the requirement that all apps...
07:50 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Greenpeace slams tech giants over dirty data centers
Greenpeace has published its latest report on what powers the internet, and who's working hard to keep our tweeting sustainable. The nonprofit began researching the energy consumption of the IT s...
07:14 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget YouTube 'Super Chat' comments are a new way to support livestreams
Making yourself heard in a livestream chatroom can be nearly impossible -- on a busy stream, dozens of messages can scroll by every second. How do you get your favorite YouTuber to notice you? Startin...
06:46 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Smoking Boosted Boards recalled over battery issues
Last November, the folks behind the Boosted electric skateboard urged its customers to stop using their second-gen boards following battery "venting" until an internal investigation was comp...
06:21 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Amazon debuts anime streaming subscription for Prime members
If you're into anime, Amazon's first branded channel will give you a streaming option for $5 a month. Anime Strike is the online retailer's on-demand library for the aforementioned genr...
06:03 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Scientists recreate the outer layer of the heart with stem cells
While organ transplants saw a 20 percent increase in the past five years, a lot of people in the recipient list still won't get one. That's why various scientists across the globe are trying...
05:45 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget The Wirecutter's best deals: The latest 13-inch MacBook Pro drops to $1,300
This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn...
05:21 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget C-SPAN's online feed cut to Russian television
Afternoon C-SPAN watchers got an unexpected interjection this afternoon when its feed suddenly cut over to the Russia Today channel for a few minutes. Captured by Deadspin's Timothy Burke, the sw...
04:57 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Glympse brings its location sharing to connected home devices
The Internet of Things is set to expand in a big way if all the voice-controlled and Alexa-equipped tech we saw at CES last week is any indication. Glympse has been offering handy location sharing fro...
04:34 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget HTC will intro half as many smartphones this year
HTC may have taken a bolder approach in the smartphone world with its new U Ultra and U Play, but it's decided to play it safe with its roadmap for the rest of the year. After today's launch...
04:11 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Fox and Intel will offer a player's perspective during the Super Bowl
Over the last year or so, Fox Sports has been keen on bringing the latest tech to its live broadcasts. When the network hosts Super Bowl LI in a few weeks, its plans to offer viewers a player's p...
03:49 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Netflix's 'iBoy' trailer introduces smartphone superpowers
Netflix has unveiled a new original film with a pretty ludicrous tech angle. iBoy (yep) stars Maisie Williams and is set to arrive on the streaming service January 27th. The plot, unfortunately, reads...
03:24 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Obama expands the NSA's ability to share data with other agencies
The National Security Agency is now able to share raw surveillance data with all 16 of the United States government's intelligence groups, including the Central Intelligence Agency, Federal Burea...
03:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Would you pay to get a new song texted to you every day?
On the surface, every streaming music service offers the same thing: access to tens of millions of songs. That's more music than any human being can ever consume, so the big battle now centers ar...
02:43 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Amazon bringing 100,000 full-time jobs to the US by 2018
Amazon is about to go on a huge hiring spree, adding over 100,000 "full time, full-benefit" US jobs. They'll be available to people with "all types of experience, education and sk...
02:25 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Gear up for tonight's Nintendo Switch live stream
Nintendo revealed the Switch, its latest console, back in October -- but the company left out plenty of key details about the half-portable, half-living room system. So, that's what tonight is al...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget An AI camera failed to capture the magic of CES
Relonch wanted me all to fall in love with photography again this CES. But its camera is so radically different from everything I've used before, I struggled to put my faith in its promise.The co...
01:41 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Twitter to stream PBS live coverage of Inauguration Day
Just like it did with the conventions, Presidential debates and election night, Twitter will livestream President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration on January 20th. The social network is teaming ...
01:22 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Rudy Giuliani will advise Trump on cybersecurity
During an appearance on Thursday's Fox &amp; Friends talk show, former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani announced that he would be forming a cybersecurity team for President-elect Trump. According to ...
01:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget These companies are banking on your fear of radiation
Imagine if, next week, every Best Buy in the land began selling a Dan Cooper-branded Fluorocarbon detector for $99.99. There'd be a big cardboard cutout on each aisle end, with my stern-looking f...
12:39 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Apple is looking to make its own Netflix-beating TV shows
Apple is planning on investing in original TV shows, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. With iPhone sales on the decline, people close to the company have revealed that it will attempt ...
12:21 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget FCC: Verizon and AT&T 'zero-rating' perks harm consumers
Tom Wheeler may be leaving, but he's going out swinging. After grilling carriers Verizon and AT&amp;T last month over their "zero-rating" policies, the FCC chairman released a repor...
12:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Microsoft releases an app to help you swap work shifts
If you're a shift worker, you might not have to worry about haggling for shift swaps in the near future. Microsoft has released its previously teased work scheduling app, StaffHub, and it promis...
11:44 am -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Chrysler pulls a VW, cheats emissions tests
The Environmental Protection Agency has just notified Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) that the carmaker has violated the Clean Air Act, alleging that it installed software in some of its diesel vehicl...
11:29 am -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Uber rival Karhoo back from the dead thanks to Renault
Make no mistake, it's hard going up against Uber. Traditional taxi companies have been forced to evolve or die, while other startups like Hailo have found it difficult to compete the ride-hailing...
11:23 am -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Google's new image compression tech is actually pretty cool
In a bid to save you precious mobile data, Google has developed a technique that improves image quality without taking up more bandwidth. Entitled RASIR (Rapid and Accurate Super Image Resolution) thi...
11:00 am -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Amazon's Alexa ecosystem is exploding, for better and worse
The Internet of Things still mostly feels like the Internet of Crap, but there's one ray of hope in the connected home on which plenty of companies are jumping aboard: Amazon's Alexa. In par...
10:23 am -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget New York's Citi Bikes are getting laser safety lights
Cyclists have to be wary of everything in big cities, even robotic cars. To help its sharing-service users, Citi Bike in New York is outfitting 250 bicycles with "Laserlight" safety lights f...
10:15 am -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Wileyfox's Swift 2 X is its priciest smartphone yet at 219
After launching a trio of forgettable devices over the summer, Wileyfox rebounded late last year with a follow-up to the great value Swift. A couple of follow-ups, in fact: the Swift 2 and Swift 2 Plu...
10:04 am -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget US establishes a federal committee on automation
Someday, self-driving vehicles could rule the roads, what with several tech titans, ride-hailing companies and automakers developing their own. To prepare for the era of autonomous vehicles, the Unite...
09:46 am -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Exxon must turn over decades of climate change research
A court in Massachusetts has ruled that Exxon Mobil must reveal how much it knew about our looming environmental apocalypse. The oil giant is under investigation by the state's attorney general, ...
09:30 am -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: A medical breakthrough inspired by a kids toy
Today on In Case You Missed It: Stanford bioengineers created a centrifuge to separate blood and detect disease, all based on whirligigs from childhood. They estimate the blood cell device would cost...
09:13 am -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Telegram updates desktop app with new look
In the midst of (yet another) security scare, Telegram has updated its desktop app. The new app (version 1.0) features a thorough redesign, bringing the experience more in line with Google's Mate...
08:58 am -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Report: Fitbit tried to buy wearable arch-rival Jawbone
Jawbone is clearly struggling, having scaled fitness tracker production way back and reportedly not paying a customer service provider. Part of its problems stem from a protracted legal dispute with F...
08:31 am -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget New DoE guidelines stand for scientific integrity over politics
At a time when scientific facts are frequently disputed for political reasons, the Department of Energy is updating its policy to ensure the "protection of scientific integrity." That quote ...
08:00 am -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Opera Neon turns your web browser into a mini desktop
As much as modern desktop web browsers can do, their basic concept is stuck in a rut. It's not really designed for the way many people use the web, such as chatting while you surf. Opera wants ...
07:05 am -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Lily Drone is dead despite $34 million in pre-orders
Lily Robotics stormed into the world with a follow-along camera drone that earned $34 million in pre-orders. But the company has now admitted that it can't deliver the product, and will wind down...
06:00 am -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Thursday, January 12th 2017
It's January 12th. We tried educating one of our editors about high-end audio, Verizon tries to tackle its unlimited data plan customers (again), and we tried gadget-based emotional control durin...
04:50 am -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Samsung and LG could launch foldable phones later this year
We might soon be able to buy actual foldable phones after years of looking at one concept after another. According to The Korea Herald, Samsung and LG are planning to launch bendable phones later this...
03:30 am -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget HTC's 'U Ultra' flagship phone pairs AI with a secondary screen
Last year, HTC's flagship 10 smartphone won plenty of accolades -- we liked it because the company bucked the gimmicks and built a no-nonsense device that was excellent in its own right. With a n...
02:05 am -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget Android Wear 2.0 will finally arrive in early February
Smartwatches might have failed to take over the world last year, but Google will still make good of its promise to release Android Wear 2.0 in Q1 2017. According to a letter addressed to developers an...
12:29 am -05 - Thu, January 12, 2017
Engadget All electric trains in the Netherlands now run on wind energy
The Netherlands has been harnessing the power of the wind to drain bodies of water, saw timber and to produce oil for centuries. Now, the country is also using it to run all its electric trains. The D...
10:57 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget The moon may have formed from a group of smaller moonlets
A study published in the journal Nature Geoscience this week suggests an alternate history for Earth's celestial companion. According to the researchers behind the study, the moon isn't just...
09:54 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget 'Shovel Knight' is coming to the Nintendo Switch
If you still can't get enough of Shovel Knight, don't fret because even more is on its way. And for a new platform -- the Nintendo Switch. There's a bunch of other news from Yacht Club ...
08:58 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget PC shipments were still in the pits this holiday
So much for the PC world recovering from 2015's holiday disaster. Both Gartner and IDC estimate that worldwide computer shipments were down year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2016. The decli...
08:22 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget FBI allegedly paid Geek Squad for evidence
Last May, the defense in a child pornography trial alleged that the FBI used a member of electronics retailer Best Buy's tech support team, Geek Squad, to peer into the accused's computer on...
07:49 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Quirky adventure game 'Night in the Woods' lands in February
Kickstarter success Night in the Woods has a new release date, after missing its previous mark of January 10th. The studio behind it, Infinite Fall, revealed today that the indie title will be ready f...
07:08 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget You can try to pre-order the Nintendo Switch in NYC on Friday
Nintendo will open up pre-orders for its next console, the Switch, at its New York City store on Friday, January 13th, starting at 9AM ET. However, things aren't that cut-and-dry. Nintendo notes ...
06:39 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Amazon removes Indian flag doormats after Twitter shaming
Amazon's massive range of inventory and marketplace vendors can sometimes get the online retailer into hot water. In the latest product controversy, the government of India threatened to rescind ...
06:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Alphabet dropped its plan for solar-powered internet drones
Wondering what happened to Google's solar internet drone project? Unfortunately, we don't have good news. An Alphabet spokesperson has confirmed to 9to5Google that its X division quietly dro...
05:40 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Faraday Future impressed all the right people at CES
The world got its first look at the Faraday Future FF 91 SUV during a Las Vegas drag race last week. It was a fitting debut for a car that was designed and built in less than two years: It flew off th...
05:15 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Twitter ditches its small business tool
Well, that didn't last long. Twitter started publicly testing its Dashboard tool in June to help small businesses connect with you online, but the social network has revealed that it's closi...
04:50 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Casio boss: One smartwatch doesn't fit all
The biggest tech show in the world didn't offer that much in the way of new wearables in 2017 -- especially compared to the glut we saw in previous years. Alongside smarter Misfit and New Balance...
04:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Las Vegas is testing autonomous shuttles this week
Public self-driving vehicle tests are becoming more and more commonplace, and the latest to launch in the US just hit the roads in Las Vegas. French driverless electric vehicle manufacture Navya just ...
04:03 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Airlines no longer need to warn passengers about Galaxy Note 7
If you've flown recently, you've likely heard a series of warnings around Samsung's beleaguered Galaxy Note 7. At first, you could bring it on board, but only if it was turned off. Even...
04:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Adobe demos a virtual assistant for voice-based photo edits
If CES was any indication, voice control and virtual assistants will rule in 2017. While some companies seem to be adding the tools just for the sake of doing so, others are finding some implementatio...
03:40 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Samsung boss is a suspect in a South Korean political scandal
South Korea is currently embroiled in a massive corruption scandal: President Park Geun-hye is facing impeachment after word broke that her 'friend,' Choi Soon-sil, had cult-like control ove...
03:13 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Honda recalls another 772,000 vehicles with faulty airbags
While autoparts maker Takata, works out a criminal deal with the US Justice Department, the largest US auto recall ever is still getting bigger. According to the Associated Press, Honda Motor Company ...
02:47 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Researchers genetically engineer Salmonella to eat brain tumors
Salmonella has earned its bad reputation. It is responsible for more than a million cases of food poisoning every year, of which nearly 400 people die. But a team of researchers from Duke University h...
02:25 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget JetBlue's Fly-Fi broadband is now free on all flights
JetBlue has finally made good on that promise to provide free WiFi on every flight. The airline announced today that every jet in its fleet is now equipped with JetBlue's Fly-Fi broadband, offeri...
01:56 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget VW pleads guilty in US emissions scandal, will pay $4.3 billion
Volkswagen has agreed to pay $4.3 billion to settle criminal and civil charges brought by the United States Justice Department over the company's use of emissions-cheating technology in millions ...
01:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Teaching the uninterested about headphones
By Aaron Souppouris and Mat SmithThere's a constant divide at Engadget between those who care about audio and those who don't. I (that's Aaron) fall mostly in the first category: I appr...
12:43 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Tesla hires key designer behind Apple's new MacBook Pro
Apple's Swift language architect isn't its only high-profile team member to have jumped ship for Tesla in recent memory. The 9to5Mac team has discovered that Matt Casebolt, a product design ...
12:22 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Hacker's unofficial 'Watch Dogs 2' app is incredibly appropriate
After successfully linking GTA V to an iPhone, the same Hungarian hacker has now developed software that allows users to manipulate Watch Dogs 2 from their smartphone. Using the programming language, ...
12:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Technology helped me through the emotional roller coaster of CES
Humans love to control how they feel. Booze and coffee have been perking us up and lubricating social situations for millennia. Mood-enhancing technology, on the other hand, usually tries to emulate a...
11:38 am -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget The iPhone could have been very different
Apple's decision to give the iPhone a touchscreen was a bold and controversial one at the time. In an era where Blackberry was thriving with its keyboard phones, the idea of removing them entirel...
11:22 am -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Facebook's fix for journalism involves digests and subscriptions
Facebook's efforts to mend fences with journalists just got a formal name. The social network just launched the Facebook Journalism Project, an initiative meant to "establish stronger ties&q...
11:00 am -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Uber can start trips based on your calendar
If you're a frequent Uber passenger, you probably don't pick all your destinations on the spot -- you sometimes have a scheduled meet-up in mind. Why do you have to dig up the address for th...
10:41 am -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Instagram's latest Stories feature is ads
Instagram shamelessly copied Snapchat last summer by introducing its own "Stories" feature, which lets users make bitesized, ephemeral scrapbooks of images and video. Since the launch, Insta...
10:19 am -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget eBay and LinkedIn founders back research into ethical AI
Some big names in the tech world aren't just fretting over the possibility of dangerous AI, they're taking steps to make sure it doesn't happen. LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman and eBay ...
10:00 am -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Wading through the Internet of Crap
Connected home gadgets were everywhere at CES 2017 -- we saw WiFi cameras, smart walking canes and Echo clones aplenty. But while several of them were truly innovative, there were some that made no se...
09:41 am -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Paper centrifuge can help detect diseases in developing nations
A piece of paper, some twine and plastic could make testing for certain diseases more accessible even in the poorest areas of developing nations. Manu Prakash, an assistant professor of bioengineering...
09:21 am -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget The best 'Battlefield' is finally playable on Xbox One
The pinnacle of the Battlefield series is at long last backward compatible on Xbox One. Of course, I'm talking about Battlefield Bad Company 2, which came out way back in 2010. There have been fo...
09:01 am -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Norway is killing FM radio and folks aren't happy
Norway has started switching off FM transmitters today, becoming the first nation in the world to dump the 80-year-old standard. The changeover to Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) will give citizens m...
08:31 am -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget 'Ghost in the Shell' anime will return to US & UK theaters
Before the live-action version of Ghost in the Shell hits theaters in March, the original animated movie will return for a limited theater run. In the UK, that means a one-night-only appearance Januar...
08:01 am -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Google may sell off its satellite imaging division
Wall Street has been pushing Google to behave more like a regular company, hacking and slashing at its longer-term projects and R&amp;D divisions. Now, Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat has her sword pointe...
07:05 am -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Cloudflare's transparency report reveals secret FBI subpoena
Tech titans like Google and Apple aren't the only ones that receive government requests for customer information -- lesser-known companies like Cloudflare get them, as well. The service, which ma...
06:00 am -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Wednesday, January 11th 2017
Welcome to hump day, and we have a mixture of good and bad news. Read about how a smart breast pump proved that CES can give us useful gadgets that solve real problems and the cancellation of a highly...
05:02 am -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget LA beats out SF to host George Lucas' art museum
Unbeknownst to some, Los Angeles and San Francisco had been clashing for months on yet another front: Which would win the right to build an elaborate, expansive museum housing film ephemera and person...
04:04 am -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget YouTube wants you to make a music video for Elton John
Like many legendary musicians, Elton John didn't get music videos for some of his best-known songs -- they simply came too soon for the likes of MTV. Thanks to the internet, however, he's g...
03:03 am -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Europe proposes stricter privacy rules for messaging apps
Less than a year after passing a strict set of data-protection laws, and the European Commission is already proposing some additions to bring them up to speed with the current reality online. As it st...
01:31 am -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget New Xbox gamepad colors are simple, subdued
Choosing which color controller you want to saddle your second, third and fourth players with was a time-honored tradition until Microsoft launched the Xbox Design Lab last June, which theoretically a...
12:04 am -05 - Wed, January 11, 2017
Engadget Nintendo hid a secret message in the Famicom Mini
The NES Classic and it's Japanese counterpart are already incredibly cool -- but you know what makes an awesome toy even better? A secret message. Apparently, developers that worked on the Famico...
11:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Obama talks social media and climate change in final address
During his farewell address President Obama tackled many different issues, from the importance of our democratic institutions and the lingering effects of racism. But he also took a few moments to bri...
10:04 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Verizon takes aim at its unlimited data plan customers once more
Still using that ancient, valuable Verizon Wireless unlimited data plan? Well, you might not be for much longer -- the carrier has confirmed that subscribers who use more than 200GB of data per month ...
09:01 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget What's on TV: NFL playoffs, 'Lemony Snicket,' and 'Sherlock' finale
After (barely) surviving CES, we're greeted home by a TV slate stocked with returned programs. While Sherlock wraps up its latest run this weekend, we'll also be watching season premieres fo...
08:26 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget DoD shows off its first successful micro-drone swarm launch
The US military is no stranger to drone development. Over the past few years we've seen everything from unhackable robot helicopters to harbor-defending pontoon platoons -- including the the mean...
07:44 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Microsoft privacy dashboard gives you control over your data
Microsoft has been accused of overstepping privacy boundaries with Windows 10, but it's ready to try and regain some of that broken trust. It's launching a web-based account privacy dashboar...
07:11 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Gaming TV show 'Starcade' is making a comeback
Veteran gamers will have more than a few fond memories of Starcade, the first video game-oriented TV show. Well, it's about to come roaring back: Shout Factory has bought the rights to create a ...
06:40 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Intelligence report: Russia hacked the RNC, may have dirt on Trump
In a pair of political bombshells, the US intelligence community announced that not only did Russian spies likely hack the Republican party alongside the DNC, but that the President-elect's campa...
06:40 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Unverified report says Russia has dirt on Trump (updated)
In a new political development, the US intelligence community reportedly briefed the White House that Russian spies hacked not just the DNC, but the Republican party, too. Not only that, US intelligen...
05:50 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Trump taps anti-vaxxer to lead vaccine safety committee
It's become a common occurrence in the Trump transition team. The incoming administration has nominated a candidate so uniquely unqualified for their intended position that the nod can only be in...
05:50 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Trump taps anti-vaxxer to lead vaccine safety committee (updated)
It's become a common occurrence in the Trump transition team. The incoming administration has nominated a candidate so uniquely unqualified for their intended position that the nod can only be in...
05:34 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Tesla hires the creator of Apple's Swift programming language
The fight between Apple and Tesla over engineering talent appears to be ongoing, with today's announcement that Chris Lattner is leaving Apple to join Tesla. Lattner was the Senior Director and A...
04:43 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget China won't allow 'Pokmon Go' unless it's deemed safe
Don't expect to play Pok&eacute;mon Go in Shanghai any time in the near future. China's official censorship body has declared that it won't license any augmented reality games unti...
04:25 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Two research teams taught their AIs to beat pros at poker
Poker-playing bots aren't exactly new -- just ask anyone who's tried to win a little cash on PokerStars -- but two different groups of researchers are setting their sights a little higher. T...
04:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget 'Gears of War 4' will punish rage quitters
Rage quitting isn't just a problem in fighting games. There's a good chance you've played shooters where teammates drop the very second it looks like they'll lose, dooming your te...
04:05 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Formula E drivers battled simulator pros in a million-dollar e-race
With $1 million on the line, cheering crowds and drivers from the likes of McLaren and Ferrari, the inaugural Visa Vegas e-race did a good job of conveying at least some of the spectacle of a physical...
03:50 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Sonos CEO steps down as company faces increased competition
After 14 years at the helm, Sonos CEO and co-founder John MacFarlane has stepped down. He has also resigned from the company's board or directors, but will remain with Sonos to work on other proj...
03:41 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget ESPN brings Apple's handy single sign-on tool to its iOS apps
When it comes to streaming apps that are tied to a cable subscription, having to sign in repeatedly can become a bit of a chore. ESPN has updated its main app and WatchESPN with Apple's single si...
03:17 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget AI 'friends' will help you pass the time on autonomous drives
Even more so than last year, CES 2017 was the unofficial auto show for the tech world. Automakers filled the North Hall and the Gold Lot of the Las Vegas Convention Center with self-driving prototypes...
02:53 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Apple wants to build more of its data center tech in Arizona
Remember how Apple salvaged that defunct sapphire plant in Arizona by turning it into a data center? That facility might soon become more useful... if not as useful as you might think. Apple has pro...
02:28 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget How a smart breast pump won CES
When we previewed CES 2017 last week, none of our editors saw the Willow smart breast pump coming. But the humble device, which slides into a nursing mother's bra and allows for hands-free pumpin...
02:02 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Facebook's diversity push hampered by its own hiring practices
2016 was supposed to be the year that Facebook took the lead in positive hiring practices and show the rest of the industry what a truly diverse workforce looked like. To that end the company institut...
01:37 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Steadicam comes to smartphones with the gyro-stabilized Volt
Steadicam changed the film industry with unrestricted tracking shots in films like Rocky and The Shining, and now, it's going after smartphone users. Parent company Tiffen has unveiled the Steadi...
01:13 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Lionsgate makes another move into eSports
Film and television production company Lionsgate has invested an undisclosed amount into Immortals, an eSports organization with teams competing in League of Legends, Overwatch, Counter-Strike: Global...
12:48 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget You can vote for emoji to replace the current Monopoly tokens
Hasbro is no stranger to taking votes on new Monopoly tokens, but this time around everyone's favorite tiny images are among the options. Between now and January 31st, you can select which of the...
12:23 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Apple Music's 'Carpool Karaoke' features Alicia Keys and Metallica
We still don't know exactly when Apple Music's version of a popular Late Late Show segment will debut, but we do know some of the singers who will appear on it. During the first batch of 16 ...
12:01 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Cancelling 'Scalebound' is a huge blow for PlatinumGames
Scalebound is no more. Platinum's Xbox exclusive has been cancelled by Microsoft, killing the dream of a Devil May Cry meets Last Guardian mashup. What a shame. I saw the game behind closed doors...
12:01 pm -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget The cancellation of 'Scalebound' is a huge blow for PlatinumGames
Scalebound is no more. Platinum's Xbox exclusive has been canceled by Microsoft, killing the dream of a Devil May Cry&ndash;meets&ndash;Last Guardian mashup. What a shame. I saw the game ...
11:41 am -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Vizio gives its SmartCast phone app a more useful home screen
Rather than using proprietary apps and tuners, Vizio's E-, P- and M-series smart 4K TVs rely on "Chromecast built-in" (formerly Google Cast). That means you're essentially running ...
11:22 am -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Obama: Clean energy has an 'irreversible momentum'
Listen to the rhetoric and you'd be forgiven for thinking that Barack Obama's presidential legacy will be torn apart in the next couple of months. But the 44th president believes that his wo...
11:00 am -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Twitch reveals dates and new venue for TwitchCon 2017
Following the reveal of its new IRL section, streaming giant Twitch is hoping to attract more international visitors to this year's TwitchCon by moving to a new, better-connected venue.TwitchCon ...
10:28 am -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget LG's G6 will have a unique 18:9 screen aspect ratio
We already know LG is abandoning its modular effort for the upcoming G6, but today the company delivered another interesting nugget: It'll sport a 5.7-inch Quad HD+ panel with an 18:9 aspect rati...
10:02 am -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget ESO will upgrade its Very Large Telescope to hunt for exoplanets
The European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope is getting an upgrade. ESO signed an agreement with Breakthrough Initiatives, a program created to search for extraterrestrial intelligenc...
09:30 am -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget GM and Girls Who Code partner for after-school STEM program
As technology jobs continue to rise in importance, a troubling statistic shows that the number of women in the computing workforce dropped from 37 percent in 1995 to only 24 percent today. That's...
09:15 am -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget UK ISPs will soon send written warnings to suspected pirates
UK ISPs will begin sending out emails to subscribers later this month, warning them of movie, TV and music piracy identified on their connection and pointing them to legal content sources. All four ma...
09:01 am -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Google Tango AR takes you inside a mummy's sarcophagus
Everyone thinks augmented reality (AR) is loaded with potential, but what besides Pok&eacute;mon Go can you actually do with it? Google is providing a concrete example by bringing its Tango techno...
08:29 am -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget How 'The Last Guardian' uses gameplay to tell its story
Like with many ambitious works of art, it's fair to say that the reaction to The Last Guardian was pretty divisive. While many recognized last month's PS4 exclusive as a brilliant achievemen...
07:42 am -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Crop spray gives plants GMO benefits without altering genes
Scientists have developed a clay-based RNA spray that turns off certain genes in plants, making them resistant to a virus for up to 20 days. With a single treatment, the researchers were able to prote...
06:31 am -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Fitbit just bought another smartwatch startup
One of the more surprising smartwatches of 2015 was from Vector, a Romanian startup led by former Citizen executives. Its 30-day battery life, Pebble-esque UI and classic watch design made it a great ...
06:00 am -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Tuesday, January 10th 2017
CES 2017 has wrapped up and Engadget is back to the relative normality of another week in tech. That said, we have all our Best Of CES winners, Razer says its prototype hardware was stolen at the show...
05:24 am -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget A white PS4 Slim is coming this month
In a move that will surprise no one, Sony has announced a new color variant for its cheaper, slimmer PlayStation 4. The new "Glacier White" option will launch in Japan for 29,980 yen (500GB)...
04:11 am -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Backpage shutters its adult section before Senate hearing
Backpage, the classified ads website known for hosting escort ads, has shut down its adult section. The company made its move on the eve of its US Senate hearing and just hours after the Senate Perman...
02:20 am -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget 'Ronja, the Robber's Daughter' streams on Amazon January 27th
Studio Ghibli fans don't have too much longer to wait before setting sights on Ronja, the Robber's Daughter. All 26 episodes of the English dub will debut January 27th on Amazon Prime Video,...
12:46 am -05 - Tue, January 10, 2017
Engadget Mario and pals are coming back to UK Happy Meals this week
The most famous Italian plumber, well... ever has been unexpectedly popping up all over the place lately. But skateboard shoes, late-night TV and smartphones were just the beginning. Now Mario is slid...
11:32 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Ford is bringing Chariot's on-demand shuttles to 8 cities in 2017
When Ford bought up San Francisco-based public transit alternative Chariot last year, the automaker promised to roll its private commuter shuttle service out to even more cities in 2017. Today at the ...
10:44 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Disappearing videos are coming to a Bumble profile near you
The next way dating app Bumble is separating itself from Tinder is video. If you're familiar with Snapchat Stories or Instagram's ephemeral offerings, BumbleVID should sound be pretty recogn...
10:03 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Parrot lays off 290 drone division employees
It was a disappointing holiday season for French drone maker Parrot. The company announced Monday that it will lay off about 290 employees -- or more than a third of the employees currently working on...
09:08 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget MIT model reveals role of inhibitory neurons in the brain
Recent digital tech advancements have produced prototype artificial neurons and light-based neural networks, but we're still discovering ways our brain actually works. Researchers at MIT have bui...
08:18 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Showtime's 'Twin Peaks' revival will finally premiere in May
You can breathe easy now. Showtime might have missed its 2016 target for the Twin Peaks revival, but it's still full steam ahead for the series' creators. In fact, you won't have to wai...
07:48 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Google Voice updates are imminent
The useful (and slightly neglected) Google Voice app hasn't seen many changes since the company cleaned up its voice transcriptions and integrated with Hangouts in 2015. Before that, the last maj...
07:14 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget FDA warns that certain pacemakers are vulnerable to hacking
According to a cybersecurity notice from the Food and Drug Administration, certain pacemakers and cardiac devices are currently vulnerable to hacking. Although security researchers have warned about t...
06:34 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Marissa Meyer to resign from Yahoo's board of directors
Marissa Mayer has been virtually synonymous with Yahoo ever since she took the helm, but things are about to get a bit muddier now that the Verizon's acquisition is near closing. Yahoo has annou...
06:34 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Marissa Mayer to resign from Yahoo's board of directors
Marissa Mayer has been virtually synonymous with Yahoo ever since she took the helm, but things are about to get a bit muddier now that the Verizon's acquisition is near closing. Yahoo has announ...
06:02 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Windows 10 Creators Update will add tab previews and a night mode
Windows 10's Creators Update will have its fair share of pleasant surprises, apparently. Microsoft has released a new Windows Insider preview that stuffs in quite a few new features, some of whi...
05:35 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget 'Final Fantasy XV' out-of-bounds glitch reveals an unused open world
The world of Final Fantasy XV feels enormous, stretching out for miles across freeways, plains, lakes and mountains -- but in the game's closing act, that open world becomes incredibly linear. In...
05:08 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Volvo is testing self-driving cars with real families
Picture a self-driving car test in your head and you probably see an engineer or two scrutinizing data... and no one else. Everyday people, if they're present at all, tend to be relegated to the...
04:40 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Microsoft cancels Xbox One exclusive 'Scalebound'
If you've been anticipating Platinum Games' Scalebound ever since it was unveiled in 2014, you're about to get some crushing news. In the wake of leaks from Kotaku and Eurogamer, Micros...
04:13 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Verizon's upgrade fees are now $10 more expensive
It's about to get more expensive for Verizon subscribers to upgrade to a new phone. When the carrier added a $20 fee in 2016 to its plans, a leaked memo indicated that the move was to cover "...
03:44 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget The Stylophone Gen X-1 toy synth is an updated version of a classic
The annual winter installment of the NAMM pro audio show doesn't start until next week, but we typically see companies tease announcements in advance. British synth outfit Dubreq has done just th...
03:18 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Watch the first trailer for the CBS All Access 'Good Wife' spinoff
While we're all eagerly awaiting Star Trek Discovery on CBS All Access, it won't be the first exclusive to hit the network's streaming service. That would be The Good Fight, a spinoff o...
02:56 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Indie game award finalists include 'Hyper Light Drifter' and 'Inside'
Now that media outlets have handed out awards to blockbuster games, it's time for the indies to shine. The Independent Games Festival has posted the finalists for its main competition's 201...
02:34 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget The 2018 Honda Odyssey is your connected daycare suite on wheels
Honda has remade its long-running Odyssey minivan with the connected generation and their offspring in mind. The 2018 Odyssey launches this spring with features that help up to eight passengers talk t...
02:13 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Audi and NVIDIA give an AI a crash course in driving
Many of the self-driving demonstrations at CES involved systems required months or even years of training. NVIDIA and Audi decided to see what they could do in four days. ...
01:51 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Alexa will make your car smarter -- and vice versa
Every year at CES, some of the world's biggest tech companies try to one-up each other. TVs get thinner and brighter. Home appliances get chattier and robots get friendlier. But this year, instea...
01:31 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Space Station gets its first African-American crew member
The International Space Station may be in its twilight years, but that isn't precluding it from adding more to the history books. NASA has revealed that Jeanette Epps will be the first African-A...
01:10 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Farewell, CES 2017!
That's it! We spent all of last week in Las Vegas checking out what the world's biggest companies and scrappiest startups had to offer. As you'd expect, the whole thing was equal parts ...
12:50 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Of course I took these eerily detailed 3D selfies at CES
I've taken, oh, I don't know, about a million selfies in my life. I've even dabbled in 3D portraits. But I've never seen a three-dimensional capture of my face as realistic as the ...
12:28 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget The iPhone's legacy, 10 years later
January 9th, 2017 is a milestone day in the technology world: It's the 10th anniversary of Apple's iPhone. Yes, it's been a full decade since Steve Jobs took to the stage and introduced...
12:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget The best bathroom scales
By Melanie PinolaThis post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best homewares. When readers choose to buy The Sweethome's independently chosen editorial picks,...
11:44 am -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Facebook hopes to run ads in the middle of videos
You may soon have to get used to seeing promos when you're watching certain videos on Facebook. Recode tipsters claim that the social network will start testing an ad format that runs in the midd...
11:23 am -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget US Army wants bullets that turn into plants over time
The US military may not seem like the greenest of organizations, but if rising seas and temperatures produce worldwide chaos, they're the ones that have to deal with that shit. Now, the Departmen...
11:02 am -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Samsung EV battery offers 500km range with 20 minutes of charge
By the time 2021 rolls around, a number of major car makers will have a varied selection of electric cars available. Developments in battery technology will dictate the range and features that these c...
10:38 am -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Nokia appears to be working on its own AI assistant
It seems that just about everyone wants to get into the AI assistant game. Nokia (the networking giant, not HMD Global's brand) has applied for a trademark on "Viki," a chat- and voice...
10:19 am -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget AI might handpick your customer service rep
There are certainly ways to use tech to augment customer service, like Twitter's auto-replies for public-facing business accounts. But if you've called a large company's helpline and go...
10:00 am -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget OLED TVs will finally take off in 2017
After years of taunting consumers with incredible picture quality, but insanely high prices, OLED TVs are finally coming down to Earth. Prices are falling, there will be even more models to choose fro...
09:39 am -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Scientists discover a cosmic-scale particle accelerator
Suddenly, even the Large Hadron Collider seems downright quaint. Researchers have found a combination of cosmic phenomena that's creating the universe's largest known particle accelerator. ...
09:21 am -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Report: FBI arrests Volkswagen executive over Dieselgate
The first Volkswagen executive has been arrested in the "Dieselgate" affair, reports the New York Times. The FBI charged former regulatory compliance chief Oliver Schmidt with conspiracy to ...
09:00 am -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Gaming's representation problems and where we go from here
Games are now big business and influential media in their own right. So what do video games tell us about how we see ourselves? Anita Sarkeesian from Feminist Frequency joined me on the Engadget CES s...
08:03 am -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget The Trump Archive is collecting everything he's said on video
Remember that time US President-elect Donald Trump said one thing years or weeks ago, then reversed his position? If your answer is "which of the many, many examples," you've been payin...
07:02 am -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget MIT's 3D graphene is ten times stronger than steel
An awful lot of ink has been spilled about how graphene is going to basically save the world with its myriad applications and powers. But chances to actually see evidence of how and why the hexagonal ...
05:57 am -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Amazon wins first Golden Globe film award for 'Manchester'
Casey Affleck won a best-actor Golden Globe for his performance in Manchester by the Sea, marking the first time Amazon Studios has received a major film category award. It picked up rights to the fil...
05:05 am -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Razer's new prototypes stolen from CES booth
While CES 2017 has drawn to a close, news surrounding the products unveiled at the world's biggest consumer tech event continue to make the headlines. Take Razer, which had a very encouraging wee...
04:16 am -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Polaroid's Pop is a friendly chunk of a camera
Polaroid's just-announced Pop camera could be the most basic digital distillation of its iconic instant cameras we've seen thus far -- but unfortunately, all the company had to show at CES w...
04:16 am -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Polaroid's Pop is a user-friendly chunk of a camera
Polaroid's just-announced Pop camera could be the most basic digital distillation of its iconic instant cameras we've seen thus far -- but unfortunately, all the company had to show at CES w...
03:12 am -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Rare red nova explosion could add a star to the sky in 2022
There is much still to learn about the universe, and red novas remain one of its mysteries. It's thought these explosive events, named for their red glow, are the result of binary stars finally m...
01:33 am -05 - Mon, January 9, 2017
Engadget Hubble spots kamikaze comets plunging into a nearby star
The Hubble telescope helped a team of astronomers discover evidence of comets taking a dive into a young star called HD 172555 that's "only" 95-light years away from Earth. While they d...
11:58 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget Amazon and online grocery services will soon accept food stamps
Thanks to a pilot program from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, families who rely on the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) to buy groceries will soon be able to use online services...
10:39 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget Watch Hulu's first trailer for its take on 'The Handmaid's Tale'
Ever since Hulu announced that it was adapting The Handmaid's Tale, it's been hard not to wonder: would it adequately capture the bleakness of Margaret Atwood's dystopian classic, or do...
09:41 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget From Mars to Earth and the Moon, 127 million miles away
The pale blue dot we call home is back in the limelight again. The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter grabbed a shot of Earth and our moon with its High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) from a ...
09:10 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget VW's I.D. Buzz concept is a self-driving, electric microbus
As Volkswagen works towards rebuilding itself as an EV automaker, one great way to avoid losing diehard fans is to clean up and refresh a few of those old classics that won them over in the first plac...
07:48 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget Waymo built a full sensor suite for its self-driving minivans
Last month, Google's newly-renamed self-driving division Waymo unveiled its newest test model, the Chrysler Pacifica. Today, during the North American Auto Show's Automobili-D conference, th...
07:11 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget Feminist Frequency shares the promising gaming trends of 2016
Since 2009, Feminist Frequency has been tracking harmful representations of women in gaming. During this year's CES, Feminist Frequency's Executive Director Anita Sarkeesian and Managing Edi...
06:41 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget BMW shows off what else you could be doing in a self-driving car
The world is overflowing with autonomous cars. That's great because it breeds competition that will benefit everyone. The typical self-driving demo (while generally impressive), usually requires ...
06:21 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget Uber starts offering ridesharing data to cities
Cities and taxi companies frequently portray Uber as a threat, but the ridesharing outfit is now promising to give something back. It's launching a website, Uber Movement, that will offer some tr...
06:04 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget The Octopus watch might make a responsible person out of your kid
I'm no parent, but I was sort of a lazy jerk as a child. While I eventually got my act together, I have to wonder if having something like the Octopus watch as a wee lad might have helped. Unlike...
05:48 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget The Engadget Podcast Ep 23: Leaving Las Vegas
Editor in chief Michael Gorman, executive editor Christopher Trout and managing editor Dana Wollman join host Terrence O'Brien to give you one last update from the ground in Las Vegas. They talk ...
05:06 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget BACTrack's new wearable told me how drunk I was at CES
At 7pm the exhibition center's doors opened and hordes of journalists broke through the velvet rope line holding them at bay. They rushed down broad, carpeted hallways, deftly ignoring the staff&...
04:54 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget Twitter suspends Martin Shrkeli for harassment
Martin Shkreli is, to put it mildly, one of the most loathed people on the Internet. He's primarily known for jacking up HIV drug prices purely out of greed, but he also ducked fraud questions an...
04:54 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget Twitter suspends Martin Shkreli for harassment
Martin Shkreli is, to put it mildly, one of the most loathed people on the Internet. He's primarily known for jacking up HIV drug prices purely out of greed, but he also ducked fraud questions an...
04:14 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget RZA's advice for starting out in music production
After a performance with electronic music duo Parisi here at CES, we sat down with RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan to chat about Roli Blocks. The modular touch-sensitive pieces of tech snap together to create...
03:39 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget Aisha Tyler on technology's power to enable filmmakers
Actor, author, comedian, talk show host, filmmaker. Aisha Tyler is all of these things. She's also the 2017 CES Ambassador, which is why we had to have her on the Engadget stage to discuss the ro...
03:24 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget Nikkei: Nintendo Switch will sell for less than $250 in Japan
It's almost a tradition: Nintendo teases a new product and Nikkei reports a key detail just before its official reveal. The Japanese paper successfully called the Nintendo DSi, key details of the...
03:24 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget Nikkei expects Nintendo Switch will sell for less than $250 in Japan
It's almost a tradition: Nintendo teases a new product and Nikkei reports a key detail just before its official reveal. The Japanese paper successfully called the Nintendo DSi, key details of the...
02:46 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget An enormous iceberg is breaking away from the Antarctic
A vast slice of the Antarctic's Larsen C ice shelf is poised to break off in the next few months and form one of 10 biggest icebergs we've ever seen. If the iceberg does cleave, and it looks...
02:22 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget Amazon's Echo attempted a TV-fueled shopping spree
It's nothing new for voice-activated devices to behave badly when they misinterpret dialogue -- just ask anyone watching a Microsoft gaming event with a Kinect-equipped Xbox One nearby. However, ...
02:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget How Blue used its microphone know-how to design headphones
Blue's USB microphones have been a podcasting staple since the Snowball was introduced in the mid 2000s. Before then, the company had years of experience crafting professional-grade studio mics t...
01:41 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget SpaceX delays its comeback launch to January 14th
SpaceX's much-vaunted return to flight just hit a snag. Iridium has revealed that the Falcon 9 rocket launch has been pushed pack several days to January 14th, at 12:54PM Eastern. Why the long po...
01:20 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget ASUS' new displays include one with a wireless charging pad
ASUS didn't show all its cards at its CES event. The computing giant has unveiled a pair of high-end desktop displays that each have their own clever tricks. The Designo Curve MX38VQ (above) is a...
01:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget Sony should be taking bigger risks at CES
I've always had a soft spot for Sony. I grew up with a Walkman cassette player and an absurd 13-inch Sony TV set hooked up to the Sega Saturn in my bedroom. But in recent years I've grown in...
12:30 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget BenHeck's PS4 accessibility controllers
Technology should be accessible to everyone, and that includes gamers. Indeed, one of the most popular requests received by the Ben Heck Show Team has been to create custom controllers. The current ge...
12:04 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget HTC is readying a Vive-branded smartphone
For weeks, HTC has been teasing a January 12th event that will show what it has in store "for U" in 2017. But just what does that cryptic clue mean? We might have a better idea. Well-known l...
12:04 pm -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget HTC is readying a Vive-branded smartphone (update: not necessarily)
For weeks, HTC has been teasing a January 12th event that will show what it has in store "for U" in 2017. But just what does that cryptic clue mean? We might have a better idea. Well-known l...
11:45 am -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget It's no longer enough for budget phones to just be cheap
Two years ago, the world of smartphones looked very different. It was hard to find a decent phone for less than $500, batteries took forever to charge and screens were generally smaller than five inch...
11:20 am -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget Robots and drones will work together to deliver all our goods
The infrastructure to support traditional deliveries has been strained ever since the growth in online orders. What's more, the projected growth will exceed anything UPS, FedEx and the like can c...
11:00 am -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget CES 2017 by the numbers
As CES 2017 slowly winds to a close, we look back on the week that was. This year's show saw a number of new devices and technologies make their debut. Razer debuted a triptych laptop display, Gr...
10:40 am -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget Immersit Vibes puts a rumble pack in your sofa
Sitting down: it's such a passive activity. Immersit wants to shake that up, all too literally, with its "vibes" sofa accessory. We've seen Immersit before, when it debuted a much ...
10:19 am -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget Every 'Golden Girls' episode is coming to Hulu
They might be a little late to the Betty White party, but Hulu is adding a little bit of Miami warmth to its winter lineup. According to the streaming service, The Golden Girls will be available on Hu...
10:00 am -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget Toyota's futuristic Concept-i, and more in the week that was
After years of anticipation, Faraday Future unveiled its "Tesla-killer" FF91 electric car this week -- and it's even faster than a Model S in ludicrous mode. Meanwhile, Nissan announced...
09:30 am -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: Voice integration in your fridge and car
Today on In Case You Missed It: It's our final show from CES so we're taking you on a quick tour of some of the voice integration in cars and appliances available at the show. Ford, Chrysler...
06:48 am -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget Iran censored porn so hard it broke the internet in Hong Kong
If you had trouble visiting explicit websites in the last few days, the fault may have come from an unexpected source: Iran. According to a new report from The Verge, a recent attempt to block pornogr...
01:51 am -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget Nokia's new owner launches its first Android smartphone
The first Nokia Android smartphone from the brand's new owner has finally arrived, but it comes with bad news for folks who want to try it out: It will only be available in China. Finnish company...
01:51 am -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget Nokia brand launches its first Android smartphone
The first Nokia Android smartphone from the brand's new owner has finally arrived, but it comes with bad news for folks who want to try it out: It will only be available in China. Finnish company...
01:16 am -05 - Sun, January 8, 2017
Engadget Sony kills its pay-per-view streaming service on PlayStation 3
Planning on watching this year's UFC and WWE specials on Sony's Live Events Viewer app? Hope you have a PlayStation 4, then -- the company has announced that its killing pay-per-view streami...
11:51 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Google Assistant hints at support for typing questions
Google Assistant is clever -- just ask Pixel or Home owners. Unless you're using Allo, though, you have little choice but to ask the AI questions through voice commands. Google might give you mor...
10:27 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Climate change could bleach most coral reefs within the century
The Great Barrier Reef's massive loss to coral bleaching last year might have been just a taste of things to come. According to a study by a team of marine scientists, 99 percent of the world...
09:59 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Canada finds Apple's carrier deals don't hurt competition
France may think Apple is up to no good with its carrier deals for the iPhone, but you won't hear similar gripes from Canada. The country's Competition Bureau has determined that there isn&...
09:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Presenting the Best of CES 2017 winners!
We debated. We argued. One of us even yelled. After a long night of going through our list of finalists, our editors have finally settled on our winners for the official Best of CES awards. Below is o...
08:36 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Sony's flagship soundbar kicks out room-filling audio
CES is filled with Dolby Atmos-spitting audio equipment, but Sony's HT-ST5000 stands out. Sony has improved this model with the ability to scale audio properly no matter what your room size is. J...
07:51 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Never worry about leaving the stove top on ever again
The first time someone says "smart stove knobs," you instantly conclude that the technology world needs stopping. But while the Inirv React's concept seems gently ridiculous, the produc...
07:25 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget 'Super Mario Bros. 3' is harder with a live audience
Old school video games are hard. That's what we learned after booting up a NES Classic edition for today's gaming challenge live from the Engadget stage at CES. Feminist Frequency's Car...
07:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget These connected shoes could help you run faster, smarter and more safely
Power laces and 3D-printed materials aren't the only things shaping the future of footwear. If Sensoria and Vivobarefoot have their way, people could soon be wearing shoes packed with tech to hel...
07:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget These connected shoes could help you run faster, smarter and safer
Power laces and 3D-printed materials aren't the only things shaping the future of footwear. If Sensoria and Vivobarefoot have their way, people could soon be wearing shoes packed with tech to hel...
06:45 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget A game of 'Whac-a-Mole' can tell if you're concussed
When Reflexion Interactive's Matt Roda was in high school, he suffered a severe concussion during a hockey game that laid him out for months. At the time, his coach put him back in the game after...
06:32 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Circuit Cubes make engineering basics a snap for kids
Kids that fall in love with technology and engineering have never had it better. There's no shortage of websites and tutorial videos and hardware kits meant to teach them the fundamentals of craf...
06:14 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget George Hotz wants Comma AI to be the Android of autonomous driving
Hacker, entrepreneur, rabble rouser and freeform rapper George Hotz joined us on the Engadget stage at CES to talk about the decision to open source his autonomous-car research and the state of self d...
05:57 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Regulators approve VW plan to fix 70,000 more diesel vehicles
Before it can reinvent itself as an EV automaker, Volkswagen still has to clean up the remnants of the ongoing Dieselgate scandal that has cost the company billions in buyback programs, repairs and cl...
05:52 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget David Copperfield: 'I come to CES to get inspired'
CES is many things to many people. For the most part, it's the grease that keeps the mechanics of technology running for the rest of the year. For some, though, it's a veritable treasure tro...
05:38 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget AT&T and Time Warner have a plan to dodge merger review
AT&amp;T has indicated how it may avoid FCC scrutiny over its proposed $85.4 billion Time Warner merger. At issue are Time Warner's FCC broadcast licenses -- if were to transfer them to AT&am...
05:20 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Russia demands LinkedIn's removal from iTunes and Google Play
Russia wants to scrub LinkedIn's presence from the country completely. According to The New York Times, people in the country can no longer download the social network's mobile application f...
05:01 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Samsung's smartwatch lineup now works with your iPhone
Did you sigh wistfully at Samsung's Gear S3, knowing you couldn't use it because you have an iPhone? Relax. Samsung has launched new Gear S and Gear Fit apps that bring iOS compatibility to ...
04:40 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Volkwagen is adding Amazon Alexa to its cars
Ford isn't the only auto company adding Amazon's Alexa to its cars -- Volkswagen plans to do the same. From the quick demo I had on the CES show floor, it seems like a pretty smart pairing. ...
04:22 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget BlackBerry's 'Mercury' prototype makes a cameo on our CES stage
We knew a new BlackBerry was coming, and we were even pretty sure it would have one of those classic physical keyboards. Sure enough, when official word of the BlackBerry "Mercury" prototype...
04:02 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget The best coffee table of CES
After weeks of trials and tribulations, I'm excited to announce Engadget's Best of CES winner in the hotly contested coffee table category: Retrobit's Mega Table.Okay, so I've only...
03:45 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget IMDb tells California it will continue to publish actors' ages
With age discrimination rife in Hollywood, California wanted to do something about it. That meant introducing a new law that didn't actually target the root cause of the problem -- i.e. penalizin...
03:31 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget 3D-printed ceramics and metals might finally arrive this year
Remember 3D printing? A couple years ago it was hotly tipped to revolutionize manufacturing, since you could have a whole factory in your home! Except, really, it wouldn't, because spending hundr...
02:42 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Nintendo mini NES modders figure out how to add new games
There was no doubt Nintendo's miniature NES Classic Edition was going to be a hit, especially around the holiday season. The affordable retro console hit all the right nostalgic notes, but there&...
02:20 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Watch HTC Vive's wireless VR adapter and object tracker in action
Virtual reality has plenty of hurdles to surpass before it reaches mainstream acceptance, among them is the need to be tethered to a computer for high-quality VR. So it's no surprise that wireles...
02:15 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Tell this robot to graffiti a wall for you
We've seen a fair share of weird things at CES 2017 already, but there was one outside the Las Vegas Convention Center that surprised a few of us Engadget editors yesterday. As we were walking to...
02:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget My quest to find the perfect rideable at CES
Electric vehicles are a huge part of CES this year. From the Honda NueV to the Faraday Future FF91, everyone's attention is laser-focused on gas-guzzler replacements. While these are exciting, th...
12:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Six new technologies that will enable faster, better internet to the world
By Cat DiStasioThe internet is one of the most important inventions of the modern era. However, current estimates say that only 40 percent of people around the globe have access. As internet connectiv...
10:31 am -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Netflix made a game featuring some of its top shows
When Netflix isn't commissioning award-winning programming and movies, some members of its team dedicate some of their time to building fun little projects. We've already The Switch, a Netfl...
09:30 am -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: The Sleep Number bed keeps you cozy all night long
Today on In Case You Missed It: There were more beds at CES this year than we've ever seen before, but I was seduced, yet again, by the new model for the Sleep Number bed. Even though I'm a ...
09:00 am -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Saturday, January 7th 2017
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.CES 2017 is in full swing, and we're ready to hand out some hardware. Find out how you can participate in our Best of CES 2017 awards, and catch up on some of...
08:15 am -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Homeland Security classifies election infrastructure as critical
The Department of Homeland Security has officially classified election systems as critical infrastructure in order to keep them safe from tampering. Election infrastructure includes storage facilities...
07:10 am -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Streaming topped all forms of US music consumption in 2016
Remember in early 2013 when Apple hit 25 billion iTune song downloads? And Tim Cook said it took Sony 30 years to sell 220,000 Walkmans? Well, fast-forward just under four years, and Billboard has rev...
06:03 am -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Valve's Steam Controller interface now works with Xbox gamepads
Arguably, one of the best things about Valve's Steam Controller is its software component -- an interface that allows user to assign any button of their controller to a myriad of keyboard functio...
04:45 am -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Keurig and Anheuser-Busch work on an in-home beer maker
Just because Keurig didn't succeed with its Kold soda machine doesn't mean it's giving up on the prospect of making cold beverages at home. It's partnering with Anheuser-Busch InB...
03:29 am -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Hushme's voice-masking headset could save your sanity
This device is not a punishment, nor was it designed to deny you pleasure. It is, however, meant to preserve the quality of life of the people around you... especially if you work in open offices like...
02:32 am -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Uber and Honda face lawsuit after crash leaves rider paralyzed
Questions about Uber's driver screening aren't about to go away any time soon. A Dallas woman is suing Uber and Honda after her ridesharing driver ran a red light, leading to a crash that le...
01:46 am -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Microsoft's connected car platform will put Cortana on the road
Microsoft's next big push into the automotive space won't be a Redmond-made self-driving car. Instead, the company hopes to provide the backbone for a whole suite of cloud-based services tha...
01:02 am -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget NVIDIA's helping Mercedes build artificially intelligent cars, too
Audi's plans to build AI-powered autonomous vehicles may have taken center stage during NVIDIA's CES press conference, but it's not the only automaker working with the company. NVIDIA a...
12:16 am -05 - Sat, January 7, 2017
Engadget Two Google Home bots engage in a duel of words
A team of Twitch streamers have pitted one Google Home against another in bot showdown that has attracted 777,000 visitors to date. They're streaming the voice-guided assistants' banter on t...
11:25 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget The FAA has once again approved SpaceX for rocket launches
SpaceX is finally, officially, ready to get back into the space launch game after losing one of its Falcon 9 rockets during a massive launch failure last September, which destroyed both the rocket its...
10:58 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Dr. Samsung tried to fix my face
No, I'm not holding a phone. The thing I'm holding in my hand above is analyzing my skin for its hydration levels, redness and melanin. Even better, it's going to try and fix any issues...
10:42 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Watch NVIDIA's GeForce stream 'Mass Effect Andromeda' to Facebook
Game streaming is about to get a lot simpler for NVIDIA GeForce video card owners with the company's new integration with Facebook Live. We got a chance to see the feature in action at CES, and i...
10:28 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget The Engadget Podcast Ep 22: Filmore Jive
Senior editor Aaron Souppouris, senior HD editor Richard Lawler and senior editor Mat Smith join host Terrence O'Brien to talk about the tech announcements at CES that will shape 2017. Just like ...
10:02 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Deepest X-ray image to date uncovers a black hole bonanza
Believe it or not, that's not a star field you're looking at. Researchers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory to produce an X-ray image of space (the deepest-ever X-ray, in fact...
09:33 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Sennheiser's wireless headphones give Bose some competition
When it comes to noise-cancelling headphones, Bose is widely regarded as best in class, with its QuietComfort 35s doing a stellar job at blocking out unwanted distractions. Here at CES, Sennheiser has...
08:54 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Casio's new smartwatch is a chunky beast made for the outdoors
Android Wear 2.0 was supposed to arrive a long time ago, but we've just gotten our first look at it in the wild thanks to Casio's just-announced WSD-F20 smartwatch. Well, almost -- the watch...
08:43 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget The Smartcane alerts your family in case of a fall
Against the backdrop of flashy TV screens and futuristic cars, it's hard for a company to make an impression with a smart walking stick. But the Dring Smartcane, from French startup Nov'in, ...
08:22 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget The Game Boy is back from the dead... kind of
Raise your hand if you owned a Game Boy, a Game Boy Color or a Game Boy Advance. Now keep it raised if you still own one in full working order, with rechargeable batteries that last 10 hours. If you d...
08:01 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget LG put Alexa in a refrigerator and it seems like a great idea
Alongside a load of new TVs, you can count on all the big tech companies to roll out new smart appliances every year at CES. LG is no exception, adding Amazon's Alexa to its line of Smart InstaVi...
07:39 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget NVIDIA'sGeForce Now let me play 'The Witcher 3' on a MacBook Air
Apple's MacBook Air is known for being sleek and portable -- but not so much for being a hardware powerhouse. Even the latest Air still relies on weak integrated graphics, so it's not exactl...
07:20 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget The first Hyperloop test is now just months away
2016 was a big year for Hyperloop One as the company inched ever closer to proving its near-supersonic travel tubes work. At the same time, the business tweaked its plans, intending to become more of ...
07:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget LiquidSky streams your games to any device for free
LiquidSky has been quietly building up a base of players to test out its cloud gaming service, and now it's ready to roll out for real, with a few added surprises.First, let's cover the basi...
06:42 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget AirTV conveniently pairs streaming with over-the-air channels
With the plethora of TV streaming options, getting all of your content in one place can be a chore. At CES 2017, Dish unveiled the AirTV: a not-so-secret 4K set-top box that handles Sling TV, Netflix,...
06:37 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget GoPro CEO: Karma's returning and the "ultimate GoPro" is coming
Make no mistake, 2016 was a tough year for GoPro. I spoke with the company's founder and CEO, Nick Woodman, about the challenges recalling Karma caused, how the company hopes to come back from th...
06:37 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget GoPro CEO: Karma returning as the 'ultimate GoPro'
2016 was a tough year for GoPro. I spoke with the company's founder and CEO, Nick Woodman, about the challenges surrounding that Karma recall, how the company hopes to come back from that, and fu...
06:36 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Apps that rely on Google Hangouts won't work after April 25th
When Google launched Allo and Duo last year, it recast hangouts as a cross-platform chat app for enterprise customers. Now it's making changes to help ensure that fate. A quiet update to the Goog...
06:36 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Consumer apps that rely on Google Hangouts won't work after April 25th
When Google launched Allo and Duo last year, it recast hangouts as a cross-platform chat app for enterprise customers. Now it's making changes to help ensure that fate. A quiet update to the Goog...
06:17 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Fitbit updates help you meet fitness goals through your friends
Fitbit knows that maintaining a good exercise regimen is as much about motivation as anything else. That end, it's launching multiple updates to help you stay focused. To start, its core mobile a...
05:57 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Wikileaks considers exposing verified Twitter users' data
WikiLeaks once claimed to stand for the people against the shadowy, truth-occluding governments of the world (primarily, the United States). But the last couple years saw the organization swerve into ...
05:57 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Wikileaks considers exposing verified Twitter users' data (Updated)
WikiLeaks once claimed to stand for the people against the shadowy, truth-occluding governments of the world (primarily, the United States). But the last couple years saw the organization swerve into ...
05:50 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Vote for the Best of CES People's Choice award!
We've announced our Best of CES finalists so now it's time for you to cast your vote for your favorite gadget at CES 2017! Just head over here (or below) to pick your three favorite items fr...
05:49 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Introducing the Best of CES 2017 finalists!
Most of our editors eschewed the typical New Year's Eve celebrations and arrived in Las Vegas on New Year's Day. One of us even arrived on December 31st and spent the last few hours of 2016 ...
05:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget US intelligence releases report linking Russia to election hacks
As promised, the US intelligence community has released the public version of its report connecting the Russian government to election-oriented hacks... and it isn't pulling any punches. The fin...
05:21 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Inside Honda's money-making, AI-based NueV concept car
According to Honda, a vehicle is parked a whopping 96 percent of the time. With that in mind, the automaker this week unveiled the NueV (New Electric Urban Vehicle) concept, an autonomous automobile t...
05:13 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Google makes its essential Android modding tools easier to get
Android users have a long history of unlocking their phones, sideloading apps and installing custom OS builds -- but getting the tools to do all that has always been kind of a pain in the ass. Users w...
05:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Sony's Kaz Hirai: 4K and HDR are here, robots are coming
By all accounts, Sony played it safe at CES this year. Outside of an OLED TV that projects sound from its screen, the company was light on game-changing product announcements. So when I sat down with ...
04:51 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Amp'd Energy hopes to make pollution-prone diesel generators obsolete
Under normal circumstances, I would've assumed the gleaming white, person-sized box standing next to me was some kind of high-end appliance. Things are rarely so straightforward at CES's Eur...
04:51 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Ampd Energy hopes to make pollution-prone diesel generators obsolete
Under normal circumstances, I would have assumed the gleaming white, person-sized box standing next to me was some kind of high-end appliance. Things are rarely so straightforward at CES's Eureka...
04:43 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget The Engadget Challenge: 2017 edition
The most ridiculous spectacle to ever grace the Engadget stage is back as the Engadget Challenge returns for 2017. This time out, we're testing to see if people's knowledge of tech companies...
04:20 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Whill's all-terrain wheelchair is built for rough surfaces
Danielle Kent rode her wheelchair toward a black ramp at the Las Vegas Convention Center, where CES is taking place. She gently pressed on a small controller on the right armrest before the powered wh...
04:01 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Kodak brings back classic Ektachrome color reversal film
Kodak Ektachrome color-positive film, beloved by portrait photographers and indie filmmakers alike, is rising from the dead. Kodak Alaris will start selling the classic 135-36x 35mm and Super 8 movie ...
03:44 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Basis' wearables are (probably) dead
When you're sitting across from Dr. Jerry Bautista, the vice president of Intel's wearables division, you have to ask about Basis. After all, Intel has been weirdly quiet about the fate of w...
03:27 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget New Balance's running smartwatch is all about little tweaks
At last year's CES Intel and New Balance announced that they would team up to develop a sports-focused smartwatch. One day shy of a year later, and the pair revealed it to the world with signific...
03:07 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Theranos is laying off another 155 employees
Just three months after the company laid off 340 employees, Theranos' workforce is being slashed again. The company announced today that it will part ways with another 155 employees, leaving the ...
03:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget The Public Access Weekly: Jump in the line
As the first week of the new year ends, we're still in full CES 2017 mode -- and if you haven't been watching our Live from CES 2017 feed then you have missed some truly amazing moments, lik...
02:48 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Nike designers on self-lacing shoes and the future of footwear
Tinker Hatfield and Tiffany Beers, the designers behind Nike's Mag and HyperAdapt 1.0, joined us on stage at CES 2017 to talk about how these self-lacing sneakers came to life. They also discusse...
02:31 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Oticon's OPN is a hearing aid that works with the connected home
If you're hard of hearing, you probably already know the frustration of missing package deliveries because you can't hear the doorbell. Or perhaps you're straining to hear the turn-by-t...
02:20 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Sony at CES 2017: Everything you need to know
Sony's big CES booth is built around one product in particular: its first 4K OLED TV. Beautiful, bright (and highly anticipated), the television's slender OLED panel also doubles as a speake...
01:51 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget A first look at Hulu's radical redesign for live TV
Last May, Hulu announced plans to start streaming live TV, much like Dish's Sling TV and Sony's PlayStation Vue services -- but the company hasn't offered up many details on how this wo...
01:41 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget FTC drags D-Link into court for lax router and camera security
When you buy a router or other internet-connected device from a company as well known as D-Link, you expect a high standard of security. Many of D-Link's products are advertised with these kind o...
01:41 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget FTC drags D-Link into court for lax router and camera security (Updated)
When you buy a router or other internet-connected device from a company as well known as D-Link, you expect a high standard of security. Many of D-Link's products are advertised with these kind o...
01:35 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Amber's sensors aim to save farmers' grain from spoilage
CES is most known as a show for computers, cars and seriously strange stuff, but there's no shortage of people here trying to solve big problems the rest of us have never heard of. Take Amber Agr...
01:29 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Facebook hires ex-NBC anchor to head news partnerships team
Facebook has hired former CNN and NBC anchor Campbell Brown to head its news partnerships department and help it deal with a spate of recent problems around its news feed. In the newly-created positio...
01:22 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget UK digital video revenues beat out physical discs in 2016
It was only a matter of time before the convenience of video streaming services and digital download stores took its toll on sales of DVDs and Blu-rays. And according to a new report from the UK'...
12:57 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Conan O'Brien's 'Clueless Gamer' skit gets a full TV show
Conan O'Brien's Clueless Gamer segment, where the talk show host struggles through (and pokes fun at) the latest video games, has become increasingly popular -- so much so that some studios ...
12:40 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Tinder VR is part social commentary, part huge disappointment
Can you bring the matchmaking magic of Tinder to virtual reality? No. CES brings tech's biggest players into Las Vegas and even if there's nothing to launch, it's the place to strike de...
12:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget In 2017 drones are getting faster, more fun and easy to fix
Drones aren't new to CES, but it's only the last year or two that they got their own dedicated area in the convention hall. But, drones are meant to fly free, and not behind netting, so some...
12:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget In 2017 drones are getting faster, more fun and easier to fix
Drones aren't new to CES, but it's only in the last year or two that they got their own dedicated area in the convention hall. But, drones are meant to fly free, and not behind netting, so s...
12:02 pm -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Obama's social archive is available for your perusal
Twitter and Facebook first appeared to the masses around 2006, and two years later, Barack Obama became president. As such, he was the first @POTUS to use social media, to the tune of more than 100 so...
11:28 am -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget DARPA tests buoy network for fallback military comms at sea
It doesn't matter how many war machines you have under your command if you can't relay orders to their operators. Maintaining communications is just as important as firepower, and DARPA want...
11:00 am -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget The 'Basslet' puts a haptic subwoofer on your wrist
Bass, it's the (musical) final frontier. By that, I mean it's the part of music that needs to be done right. Too much and songs sound like a mess. Too little, and there's no guts. Enter...
10:30 am -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Engadget's annual CES dance break is a 'Frozen' duet
Sometimes, the madness of CES builds to a fever pitch and only one thing can save Engadget editors from a complete mental breakdown: Just Dance 2017. Specifically, dancing a duet to the most popular s...
09:58 am -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Brain region that recognizes faces keeps growing in adulthood
Neurologists thought that your brain was basically set once you hit early childhood, but researchers from Stanford have discovered one part that keeps growing. Using new MRI imaging techniques, they f...
09:30 am -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: Be a big buck bounty hunter for drones
Today on In Case You Missed It: Skyrocket's booth in the drone section of CES became an OK Corral for shooting down drones, to our utter satisfaction. The company unveiled its Sky-Viper GPS drone...
09:00 am -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Delphi's autonomous system will be available to automakers in 2019
Automotive supplier Delphi has made a of a habit of showing off its self-driving and other research vehicles at CES in recent years, and 2017 is no different. Except now it's ready to commit to a...
08:30 am -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Tilt tells augmented reality stories to kids with a rug and duvet
We've seen plenty of augmented reality storytelling apps, but Tilt goes a step further by tying them into colorful textiles that you'd actually want to put in kids' rooms. The company&#...
08:00 am -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Anova has a $99 version of its popular sous vide cooker
Tender, flavorful pork. Or chicken. Or anything else you can stuff into a ziplock bag and gently simmer in hot water. That's the aim (and poor explanation) of sous vide -- a cooking technique whe...
07:29 am -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Faraday Future's first car secures over 64,000 reservations
EV-maker Faraday Future says it has received 64,124 reservations for the car it unveiled at CES within 36 hours of the event. Sure, that's nowhere near the 232,000 pre-orders Tesla got for Model ...
07:00 am -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Who needs a six-inch touchscreen Windows desktop?
Dutch startup Ockel believes that what the world needs right now is a six-inch, Windows 10 desktop PC that's also kind of a tablet. Ish. The nonfunctioning prototype was on show at CES, with fina...
07:00 am -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Who needs a 6-inch touchscreen Windows desktop?
Dutch startup Ockel believes that what the world needs right now is a 6-inch Windows 10 desktop PC that's also kind of a tablet. Ish. The nonfunctioning prototype was on show at CES, with final m...
06:29 am -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget BBC's 'Planet Earth' team is making a mini VR nature series
While the BBC is respected for its varied slate of programming, its nature documentaries are deservedly elevated above the rest. The corporation's second Planet Earth series recently broke viewin...
06:00 am -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Friday, January 6th 2017
Hey, good morning!We've reached the midpoint of CES, and we're meeting airport robots, staring at self-balancing motorbikes and asking Ron Jeremy about his vision of the future. Of course....
05:00 am -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Awesome Games Done Quick's charity video game marathon starts Sunday
Looking for a fun, exciting and altruistic way to kick off the new year? Try watching people beat a ton of classic video games at record speed for charity. Awesome Games Done Quick 2017 kick off on Ja...
03:40 am -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget All NYC subway stations will have cell service by January 9th
When officials recently vowed that all New York City underground subway stations would have cellular coverage sometime in early 2017, they weren't joking. Governor Cuomo has revealed that all ac...
02:25 am -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Samsung expects a rise in profit thanks to chips and OLED
Samsung's mobile division might have tanked in 2016, but things are looking up. According to the Korean chaebol's earnings forecast for October to December last year, its operating income fo...
01:20 am -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget Toshiba's Portege X20W is a sleek, durable convertible
Remember when Toshiba made laptops you could buy? Since the company stopped making consumer notebooks, it's been quietly regrouping and fine-tuning its business lines. Here at CES 2017, Toshiba i...
12:45 am -05 - Fri, January 6, 2017
Engadget David Byrne opens a neuroscience-themed art exhibit
David Byrne is no stranger to making odd, tech-infused art exhibits, but he's kicking things up a notch. The legendary musician and technologist Mala Gaonkar have launched Neurosociety, a science...
11:59 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Finally, a haptic display that might be worthwhile
Back in 2011, tactile displays were thought to be the next big thing in mobile computing, since you can't feel anything from glass-fronted smartphones. Tanvas, a startup out of Northwestern Unive...
11:39 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Amazon wants rival retailers to sell goods through its app
Amazon is opening up its mobile app to rival retailers, but it's definitely not out of the goodness of its heart. According to The Information, the e-commerce website will launch a "place ca...
11:18 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Samsung's 32-bit wireless speaker is sleek and loud
24-bit audio is, presently, the upper echelon for high-resolution digital music. So, of course, Samsung has a 32-bit speaker here at CES. The company says the H7 Wireless Speaker will upscale your 8- ...
10:53 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Instagram photos now look better on iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
When Apple announced that it's latest iPhone would snap brighter, more vivid pictures with its "wide color capture" feature, Instagram was quick to promise an updated app to support tha...
10:35 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Penthouse's CEO thinks VR porn should be a carnival of sex
Penthouse is one of the most recognizable brands in the adult industry, having been around for over 50 years. And while new owner and CEO Kelly Holland is reverential of Penthouse's illustrious p...
10:17 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Nissan's SAM uses humans as a backup for self-driving tech
Nissan has big plans for self-driving cars, with as many as 10 autonomous-capable models due by 2020 (including the next Leaf), but according to CEO Carlos Ghosn, the tech can't cover every situa...
10:16 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Panasonic's Lumix GH5 is even bulkier in person
Panasonic's long-awaited Micro Four Thirds camera, the GH5, is already being shown off at CES 2017. Like its predecessor the GH4, this new flagship is much bulkier than most mirrorless shooters. ...
10:01 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Panasonic's companion robot is a cute projector trapped in an egg
Have you ever wanted to talk to a projector? No? Well, Panasonic wants to change that. It's showing off a proof-of-concept desktop companion robot here at CES that can respond to commands to proj...
09:39 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Engadget Podcast Ep 21: Ooh Las Vegas
Associate editor Billy Steele, senior editor Nicole Lee and deputy managing editor James Trew join host Terrence O'Brien to talk about the early trends emerging from CES. It's only the first...
09:32 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Nissan's next Leaf will be ready to drive itself
Today at CES, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn confirmed plans for a follow-up to his company's flagship EV, the Leaf. While speculation has focused on how much range a successor could add to the current ...
09:29 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Dell's 2-in-1 Latitude 7285 ditches the charging cable
After packing 10 speakers into a desktop all-in-one, Dell has another cord-cutting trick up its sleeve. The Latitude 7285 2-in-1 is a hybrid laptop and detachable tablet that also happens to be the fi...
09:08 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Check out the first Windows VR headsets from Dell, HP and Acer
Just a few days after Lenovo unveiled its Windows 10 VR headset, Microsoft showed off what HP, Dell and Acer are working on at a CES media event. Unfortunately, they were all under glass, so all we co...
09:04 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Cadillac is renting vehicles as a subscription service for $1,500 a month
Variety is the spice of life, but reality is full of commitments. Buying a car typically means being stuck with a specific model for the duration of ownership. If you have enough money to burn, howeve...
08:55 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget The GeniCan updates your shopping list based on what you throw away
Putting together your bi-weekly shopping list is a whole bunch easier when you already have an idea of what you're out of. That's can be tough when you've forgotten what empty container...
08:34 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget FBI says DNC wouldn't give it direct access to hacked servers
The FBI has spent months trying to persuade people that Russia was behind the DNC hack, but we're now learning that it didn't get much help from the DNC itself. The bureau tells Buzzfeed Ne...
08:03 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget B&O's Beoplay M5 wireless speaker has a lot of competition
Bang and Olufsen revealed its pricey Beoplay A6 wireless speaker back in 2015. Here at CES, the company has a new model that also handles multiroom audio. The Beoplay M5 projects that trademark B&...
07:33 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Porn is back at CES, but good luck finding it
In the far reaches of the Las Vegas Convention Center's South Hall, beyond booths full of off-brand robots, massage chairs, power strips and hoverboards (presumably not the exploding kind), is a ...
07:04 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Samsung's FlexWash and FlexDry machines are laundry 'Inception'
The new FlexWash and FlexDry laundry machines from Samsung are, to put it simply, beastly. The front-loading compartment on the washer is five cubic feet alone, and that's not including the extra...
06:40 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Nick Offerman on why sometimes the best tech is low-tech
Nick Offerman -- star of Parks and Recreation, author of Good Clean Fun and carver of emoji -- made his first trip to CES this year. And, no trip to biggest tech show of the year would be complete wit...
06:39 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget 'Pokmon Snap' takes one last photo tour on the Wii U
The past few months have been bittersweet for fans of the Nintendo 64. On the one hand, Nintendo has been steadily filling its virtual console service with some of the N64's best games -- but wit...
06:21 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget LG made a couple of robots just for airports
Get ready for some friendly robots in your airport. LG made two different ones -- one is the Airport Guide Robot while the other is a Cleaning Robot. The Airport Guide robot, well, guides you through ...
06:15 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Mattel's Aristotle is a kid-focused Echo alternative
Alexa, Siri, Cortana and the Google Assistant: Prepare to add Aristotle to that growing list of voice-enabled assistants. Mattel's cheerful AI companion differs from the competition by focusing o...
06:08 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Whirlpool's Zera Food Recycler easily turns food scraps into compost
Though several municipalities like San Francisco, New York and Portland have city-wide composting services, not everyone can enjoy this luxury. Most people still have to compost their unwanted food th...
05:55 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Order around this Samsung refrigerator with your voice
Home appliances may not be the most exciting side of CES, but every year massive companies like LG and Samsung show off weird additions to the vast range of refrigerators, washing machines and other e...
05:45 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget The Wirecutter's best deals: Save almost 50 percent on a Sony E 55-210mm lens
This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn...
05:28 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget LG's 14-inch 'Gram' laptop is the world's lightest
LG's big computing reveal for CES was a refreshed 14-inch "Gram" laptop. It's said to be the lightest in its class, weighing in at only 2.13 pounds (that's a sub-kilogram weig...
05:12 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget The ZenFone AR feels better than it should
ASUS had a subdued kind of CES this year, announcing just two new products on-stage during its press conference, the ZenFone AR and ZenFone 3 Zoom. Each phone offers its own brand of innovation: For i...
04:51 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Intel just announced a perfect way to upgrade smart gadgets
If you really think about it, "smart" devices today can also count as computers. They have processors, memory and other hardware similar to what you'd find in a PC. But the problem with...
04:29 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget iHeartRadio's on-demand streaming is now live for all
Last month, the iHeartRadio's entry to on-demand music streaming finally went live as a beta service on mobile. Today, that service is officially out of beta testing and available for everyone on...
04:14 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget ChargePoint's new stations are built for EVs of the future
It's quickly becoming more feasible and convenient to own an EV thanks to the steady expansion of recharging infrastructure. ChargePoint knows a little something about that, since it's built...
03:48 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget DJI may have quietly bought (most of) Hasselblad.
Okay, here's a weird one: Chinese drone manufacturer DJI has reportedly bought a majority stake in famous camera brand Hasselblad. The news comes from TechCrunch and photography website Luminous ...
03:48 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget DJI may have quietly bought (most of) Hasselblad
Okay, here's a weird one: Chinese drone manufacturer DJI has reportedly bought a majority stake in famous camera brand Hasselblad. The news comes from TechCrunch and photography website Luminous ...
03:26 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Dell's new XPS 27 is an all-in-one with ten speakers and a lot of power
On a good day, the average all-in-one or laptop computer's built-in speakers are "okay," at best. Someone at Dell must have grown tired of mediocrity -- the company's new XPS 27 al...
03:18 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget T-Mobile will pay you back if you don't use much data
T-Mobile is fond of using CES to shake things up, and that's certainly true this year. The carrier is making a few moves that will ideally simplify your experience and lower your real-world costs...
03:01 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Xiaomi flaunts a white model of its bezel-free Mi MIX phone
At Xiaomi's CES event today, it revealed a new, white color for its Mi MIX concept, a phone that is about as close to bezel-free as you'll get. As a reminder, it has a 6.5-inch 1080p, rounde...
02:58 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Samsung at CES 2017: Everything you need to know
Samsung's grand CES media conference was actually pretty short -- especially for an electronics giant that makes so many different things.. The company's execs took to stage to note the &quo...
02:43 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Xiaomi unveils a TV that's thinner than the iPhone
Scrappy young electronics maker Xiaomi is hosting its first-ever CES press conference since it was founded in 2010, and the hype about what it will unveil has been feverish. In addition to unveiling t...
02:42 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Google bought a company to improve Hangouts call quality
Google is taking the acquisition approach to solving audio quality problems with Hangouts and other communications apps. It acquired Limes Audio, a Swedish company with technology that can reduce spee...
02:21 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Amazon is opening a Manhattan bookstore this spring
Amazon is opening a brick-and-mortar bookstore in the middle of Manhattan sometime this spring, the company told the WSJ in an email. That confirms a rumor from last summer that it would launch a New ...
02:01 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Honda's amazing self-balancing motorcycle defies gravity
Keeping a motorcycle upright at high speeds is simple. Mostly you just have to hang on. Yet, when a bike is slowly cruising through a parking lot, in traffic, or at a stop, balance is handled by the r...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Dell built a huge 27-inch'Canvas' display for artists
If Microsoft's Surface Studio proved anything, it's that companies are less afraid to break with desktop traditions these days. In that vein, Dell introduced the Canvas today at CES, a spraw...
01:44 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Ad groups ask FCC to reconsider ISP tracking opt-in rules
If you ask most Americans which company they'd least trust with their data, the answer would probably be "Comcast," or maybe "Time Warner Cable" -- both ranked in the bottom f...
01:21 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Telegram's unsend feature can help prevent texting regret
Telegram's latest update adds a feature that would've been pretty useful this past holiday season: it gives you a way to unsend messages you regret. Unsend works for both one-to-one and grou...
01:04 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Netflix's first original Korean series is based on a web comic
Netflix is eager to court South Korea now that it has a foothold in the country, and it's finally readying its first original series to match... with a decidedly technological twist. It's re...
12:41 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Twitter will livestream portions of PGA golf tournaments
Twitter has dabbled in live golf coverage before (it streamed the FedExCup Playoffs last year), but it's now ready for something more substantial. The social network has struck an exclusive deal ...
12:31 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget I want Sony's new 4K OLED TV in my home
Sony didn't have too much to show at CES this year, but it did come packing one surprise: a new, absurdly thin and sharp 4K TV. The horrifically named XBR-A1E (try remembering that one a few minu...
12:19 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget LG will back away from modular phones with the G6
To put it mildly, the LG G5 has struggled in the market. While it's not a terrible phone, it clearly leans on its modularity as its main selling point -- and there just aren't that many peop...
12:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Google Calendar helps with fitness goals by logging workouts
With its Goals function, Google's Calendar finds you space to squeeze in some exercise, but like a lazy coach, it doesn't follow up to see if you did it. Now, it'll take in data from ei...
11:44 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Tidal now offers studio-quality 'Master' audio
It's easy to forget in the Jay Z era, but Tidal's original marquee feature was its above-average audio quality, not its many exclusives -- this was your service if your headphones were too g...
11:30 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget The designer behind the Toyota Concept-i talks about being friends with a car
A lot of concept cars are coming out of CES. Most of them are geared toward making the passenger experience more relaxing. Toyota wants riders to also be at ease as well, but it also wants the driver ...
11:16 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Oral-B's latest smart toothbrush has one fatal flaw
Oral-B, those purveyors of tools to keep your teeth clean, have been making Bluetooth electric toothbrushes for a few years now. But its latest, the Oral-B Genius 8000, is the Cadillac of connected Bl...
11:00 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Everlast and PIQ team up to bring data and AI to boxing
On the outside I'm a questionably healthy tech journalist. On the inside I'm a prizefighter. At least that's what I like to tell myself. So obviously my curiosity was aroused when I hea...
11:00 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Sennheiser's new wireless headphones build on its popular HD 4 series
Sennheiser typically rolls out its latest headphone models on the show floor at CES every year and 2017 is no different. In addition to its first consumer Ambeo headphones that record your surrounding...
11:00 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Sennheiser Ambeo headphones record your surroundings for better audio
Binaural audio replicates the natural listening experience for a user. It captures the soundscape as it's heard by the human ears. When played back, it creates an immersive audio experience that ...
10:41 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Google sued by US government for not sharing employee salaries
The U.S Department of Labor is suing Google after the company declined to share employment data with the government. In its complaint, the department claims that Google refused to reveal employee sala...
10:22 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Apple pulled New York Times' news app from China's App Store
China has imposed its will on Apple to remove anther app from The App Store. Except this time, it isn't one of Cupertino's own. The New York Times reports that its news apps were pulled from...
09:56 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget These VR-enhanced exercise bikes are coming to an arcade near you
VirZOOM's stationary, VR-friendly exercise bike is a little out there, but we (and our thighs) can confirm it's a fun, seemingly effective way to squeeze in a workout. The best part of the e...
09:46 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Alexa offers voice-controlled takeout from Amazon Restaurants
At CES 2017, it's pretty much "Alexa this" and "Alexa that" as Amazon's voice assistant insinuates itself into cars, smartphones and refrigerators. Now the device works a...
09:30 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: Wearable breast pump and everything IoT
Today on In Case You Missed It: The wearable breast pump that doesn't need any external power or cords will be launching in the Spring to the tune of $429 and is likely to thrill every woman who&...
09:30 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Ron Jeremy predicts porn's ... present?
When I met porn superstar Ron Jeremy for the first time he was driving a Saturn Ion and sporting a flip phone. He carried a cassingle for his 1996 rap collaboration "Freak of the Week" and t...
09:15 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget UK health service to trial chatbot that gives medical advice
The UK's National Health Service (NHS) is to begin trialing a chatbot app for dispensing medical advice, with the aim of reducing the burden on its 111 non-emergency helpline. The 111 service wen...
09:00 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Polaroid Pop is a modern take on the company's iconic camera
Polaroid has launched a new digital camera for its 80th-anniversary year, one whose print format is a throwback to the company's iconic photos. The American electronics maker has unveiled the Pol...
09:00 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Vapor is Misfit's first touchscreen smartwatch
While the wearable market isn't as hot as it used to be, Misfit is still holding strong with its lineup of attractive fitness trackers, including the recently launched hybrid Phase watch. And now...
09:00 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Amazon's Alexa now lives inside a dancing robot
"Inhale. Stretch right leg back as far as possible." Lynx, a small white humanoid, gave yoga instructions as it slid its chunky leg back for the pose. A bright blue light flashed across the ...
09:00 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Razer built a laptop with three screens because why not?
Multi-display setups are increasingly common for desktop gaming rigs as they provide valuable extra visual real estate. But no matter how graphically powerful gaming laptops have been in the past, the...
09:00 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Razer puts its Chroma system in a projector
Razer has packed its full-spectrum lighting system into everything from its headphones to keyboards to mice over the past few years. Now, that 16.8-million-color platform is expanding into third-party...
09:00 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Razer's projector turns your gaming room into a hippie freak out
Razer has packed its full-spectrum lighting system into everything from its headphones to keyboards to mice over the past few years. Now, that 16.8-million-color platform is expanding into third-party...
08:44 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget UK Ministry of Defence is now investing in laser weapons too
If the advent of virtual reality wasn't enough to convince you that we're living the future, the UK military has now invested in laser weaponry. Shelling out &pound;30 million for the pr...
08:31 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Smart stove knobs help you prevent a house fire
You can already buy connected ranges that offer remote control and prevent kitchen disasters. But what about your existing range -- are you really going to replace it just for some extra convenience a...
08:00 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Klipsch Hertiage headphones mix leather, wood and quality sound
When it comes to choosing between headphone models, there is a lot of similarity in features and functionality. A lot of times comfort and overall design differentiate one company's product over ...
08:00 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Blue's pricey planar magnetic headphones feature a built-in amp
Blue may be a company known more for its studio-grade and USB microphones, but in 2017 it's taking a deeper dive into headphones. After the 2014 introduction of Mo-Fi, a set of headphones with a ...
08:00 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Klipsch Heritage headphones mix leather, wood and quality sound
When it comes to choosing between headphone models, there is a lot of similarity in features and functionality. A lot of times comfort and overall design differentiate one company's product over ...
07:30 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget The Das Keyboard 5Q brought notifications to my fingertips
Well-regarded mechanical keyboard maker Das Keyboard is taking its peripherals in a new direction. This is an internet-connected keyboard series where each key can light up with notifications -- if yo...
06:47 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Kwikset goes keyless with its 'Obsidian' smart lock
Most app-enabled smart locks like the August or any of the Schlages will still include a traditional cylinder mechanism, you know, just in case. The new Obsidian lock from Kwikset, however, has no nee...
06:21 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Sky Mobile is now available to everyone
Sky finally got around to launching its mobile service last month and, despite being such a latecomer to this crowded market, has managed to cook up quite an interesting offering. Only existing Sky TV...
06:00 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Thursday, January 5th, 2017
Welcome to Thursday!Another busy day at Engadget as CES hits its stride. If you're interested in the future of TV, there's a whole lot to take in from LG, Samsung and Sony. We saw ASUS smart...
05:55 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget 'Star Trek' fan film loses fair use case, moves to jury trial
It's been a long journey for the makers Axanar, the crowdfunded Star Trek fan film that ran afoul of CBS and Paramont's lawyers. After successfully raising over a million dollars to to creat...
05:05 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Carnival Cruises designed a wearable for even lazier vacations
There's an unlikely entry to the wearables market coming to this year's CES. During a keynote speech scheduled for Thursday, megalithic cruise company Carnival is will announce a new app and...
04:26 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Willow's smart breast pumps slide into moms' bras
Smart breast pumps aren't novel, but a new product relieves moms from the hassle of having to hold up a device or be chained to a power outlet while pumping. Willow's smart breast pumps are ...
03:53 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Scientists trace a cosmic radio burst to its home galaxy
Fast radio bursts in space have confused the astronomy community for years. What causes them, and where do they come from? At last, researchers are getting some answers. For the first time, scientists...
03:10 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget This e-paper backpack is the kind of crazy we deserve
Just to be clear, this is exactly what you think it is: a backpack with a hole cut in it, and an e-paper display wedged inside. And yes, that e-paper display has my face on it. Normally, this is the t...
03:10 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget GoPro will outline the Karma drone's future in February
GoPro has mostly been silent about its Karma drone's return following a recall in November, but it's finally ready to start talking... well, almost. The action camera maker has revealed that...
02:27 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget NASA announces two new missions to study the early solar system
Right behind yesterday's Explorer mission announcement, NASA has just announced two new Discovery missions to study the very early history of our solar system -- the period about 10 million years...
01:16 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Smart Cube turns any drawer into a Bluetooth-controlled lockbox
One of the latest devices to go from crowdfunding to CES is this Bluetooth-connected lock from Smart Armor. The Cube uses Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to pair with your phone, and can unlock whenever it...
12:57 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Moro is basically a 4-foot Amazon Echo with arms
In-home assistants like Amazon Echo and Google Home are handy, but their functions are limited &mdash; they can tell you where to find a can of soda, but they can't actually bring one to you....
12:57 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Moro is basically a four-foot Amazon Echo with arms
In-home assistants like Amazon Echo and Google Home are handy, but their functions are limited: They can tell you where to find a can of soda, but they can't actually bring one to you. Enter Moro...
12:41 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget LeEco's Android-powered smart road bike is for hardcore cyclists
LeEco, the eccentric maker of TVs, phones, cars and bikes, has a new pair of high-end smart bikes to show off here at CES 2017. The company hasn't even brought its original Super Bike to market y...
12:31 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Find your keys like you find your Pokmon with Pixie
We've seen Bluetooth item trackers before, like Tile and Protag's Duet, but they're usually pretty dull. Pixie, on the other hand, will curb the anxiety of losing something by turning i...
12:31 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Use this app to find your keys like you find your Pokmon
We've seen Bluetooth item trackers before, like Tile and Protag's Duet, but they're usually pretty dull. Pixie, on the other hand, will curb the anxiety of losing something by turning i...
12:28 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget I took a nap on Sleep Number's auto-adjusting smart bed
I've never spent more than a couple of hundred bucks on a bed. After spending a few minutes with the 360 smart bed, however, I'm tempted to reconsider. Why? Because it adapts to my every mov...
12:08 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Simplehuman made a trashcan you can open with your voice
Simplehuman's a pretty household name in, uh, households across the country, what with its sensor mirrors, stainless steel dish racks and automatic soap dispensers. Now it's come up with yet...
12:01 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Bose is building ride-smoothing tech for autonomous cars
Bose dabbles in a lot of different things, but the most left-field product could could be its ride-smoothing trucker seats. The company is about to demo similar tech for autonomous cars at its "B...
12:00 am -05 - Thu, January 5, 2017
Engadget Fujifilm's FinePix XP120 is a sporty, rugged point-and-shoot
Unlike Nikon and Panasonic, Fujifilm isn't making any major announcements at CES 2017. That said, the manufacturer is introducing a camera here in Las Vegas, the FinePix XP120, the latest member ...
11:59 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget NVIDIA made a self-driving car with its Xavier supercomputer
At NVIDIA's CES 2017 keynote address, CEO Jen-Hsun Huang announced his company's plan to turn your car into "your most personal robot." Specifically, Nvidia announced the company&#...
11:54 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Dosime is a personal radiation tracker for the worried well
One of the problems with building sensors to detect ubiquitous dangers is that those dangers remain, you know, ubiquitous. Despite this, a company called Dosime has built a portable radiation meter th...
11:54 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Dosime is a personal radiation tracker for hypochondriacs
One of the problems with building sensors to detect ubiquitous dangers is that those dangers remain, you know, ubiquitous. Despite this, a company called Dosime has built a portable radiation meter th...
11:51 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget The Gryphon is stylish way to keep your family safe online
As a group of raunchy former young people, we know all too well the sorts of shenanigans a youngster can get up to on the internet. There's no shortage of companies that want nothing more to prot...
11:51 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget The Gryphon router manages to be both stylish and feature rich
As a group of raunchy former young people, we grown-ups know all too well the sorts of shenanigans a youngster can get up to on the internet. There's no shortage of companies that want nothing mo...
11:47 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Griffin connects your toast to your phone
It seems like no one really needs a connected toaster. For decades you've been able to adjust just how dark you want your bread with a knob or lever. But maybe we've been missing out on perf...
11:21 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget The Ellipse smart lock allows you to securely share your ride
The sharing economy took a turn towards the two-wheeled at CES in Las Vegas on Thursday when Lattis "the smart city company" introduced its new Ellipse Smart Bike Lock. As its name implies, ...
11:17 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Polaroid has a Nest Cam-like security camera, too
There are a number of options when it comes to wireless home security cameras that beam footage to your phone in a similar fashion to Nest Cam. Polaroid got into video a couple years ago with the tiny...
11:10 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Audi and NVIDIA work together on AI-powered cars
NVIDIA isn't just content with making an artificial intelligence platform for cars and waiting for someone to use it. The company has unveiled a partnership with Audi that has the two working on ...
11:06 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget FLIR Duo is an GoPro-sized thermal camera for drones
FLIR is no stranger to thermal imagery. It's cameras can be found on everything from industrial gear to the iPhone. The company has also been working with aerial tech for over 20 years, and more ...
11:06 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget FLIR Duo is a GoPro-sized thermal camera for drones
FLIR is no stranger to thermal imagery. It's cameras can be found on everything from industrial gear to the iPhone. The company has also been working with aerial tech for over 20 years, and more ...
11:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Ford vehicles will soon have Amazon's Alexa on board
We finally know when Ford will unleash the Alexa integration it promised almost exactly a year ago. The automaker has announced that it will roll out the feature in two phases, with the first one goin...
11:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Ford vehicles will soon have Amazon Alexa on board
We finally know when Ford will unleash the Alexa integration it promised almost exactly a year ago. The automaker has announced that it will roll out the feature in two phases, with the first one goin...
10:53 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget The Fisher Price Smart Cycle is an adorable form of exercise
Fisher Price is preparing the next generation for a life of apps and exercise bikes with its latest innovation in the way children play. The Smart Cycle is a miniature exercise bike with a tablet stan...
10:53 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Fisher Price takes your kid to spin class
Fisher Price is preparing the next generation for a life of apps and exercise bikes with its latest innovation in the way children play. The Smart Cycle is a miniature exercise bike with a tablet stan...
10:53 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Fisher-Price takes your kid to spin class
Fisher-Price is preparing the next generation for a life of apps and exercise bikes with its latest innovation in the way children play. The Smart Cycle is a miniature exercise bike with a tablet stan...
10:49 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Airbar gives your MacBook Air with a touchscreen for $99
Sure, the new MacBook Pro has that fancy Touch Bar, but some Apple laptop owners long for a machine with a full touchscreen display. A company called Airbar already gave the PC faithful a USB accessor...
10:49 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget AirBar gives your MacBook Air a touchscreen for $99
Sure, the new MacBook Pro has that fancy Touch Bar, but some Apple laptop owners long for a machine with a full touchscreen display. A company called AirBar already gave the PC faithful a USB accessor...
10:41 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Sony is making its own wireless earbuds
In these heady days of headphone-free smartphones, there's money to be made in the wireless headphone game. Sony revealed plenty of upgraded wireless speakers and headphones at its CES press even...
10:41 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget NVIDIA built an AI backseat driver for its new AI car platform
NVIDIA hasn't been shy about promoting its automative breakthroughs over the years, but now it's actually beginning to seem real. At his CES 2017 keynote, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang revealed ...
10:33 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget NVIDIA brings GeForce Now cloud gaming to Mac and PC
Ever wanted to be a PC gamer, but didn't want to buy a gaming PC? NVIDIA's Jen-Hsun Haung wants your number. Taking the stage at CES today, NVIDIA's CEO announced GeForce Now for PC and...
10:32 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget NVIDIA Spot brings Google Assistant to every room in your home
There's a common gripe with the Amazon Echo, Google Home and other voice-guided helpers: you have to stand within their listening range to make use of them. Not quite the Star Trek future you wer...
10:32 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Norton's geodesic dome router protects your network with style
Norton is known more for its suite of software security tools, than actual tangible devices. But now the company has realized that many of today's vulnerabilities are based on pieces of hardware ...
10:14 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget NVIDIA unveils a new Shield TV with 4K HDR
NVIDIA's Shield TV was one of the few successful Android TV devices -- it was both a capable 4K entertainment device and a simple way to bring PC gaming into your living room. So it only made sen...
10:13 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget LG Display's 65-inch OLED prototype screen doesn't need speakers
LG Display's best prototypes here at CES 2017 were definitely its unusual 65-inch OLED Ultra HD panels with speakers integrated right into the display itself. How does that work? It's all th...
10:11 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget The Google Assistant is coming to Android TV
Google has talked about bringing its AI assistant to as many places as possible ever since it was first revealed at I/O in May 2016. Right now, it's in the Pixel smartphone, Google Home device an...
10:08 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget NVIDIA GeForce cards will stream gameplay to Facebook Live
NVIDIA's currently opening CES with a keynote address, and the first big news is here: PC gamers with Nvidia graphics cards will be able to stream their games directly to Facebook Live....
10:07 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Huawei is definitely bringing Amazon's Alexa to the Mate 9
One of Huawei's biggest priorities when building its Mate 9 was shoehorning some handy machine learning features into to it. The end result? A machine learning algorithm designed to improve perfo...
10:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Roland's compact mixer improves audio for your phone videos
The audio that your phone captures while you're recording videos for Facebook Live, Snapchat Stories and more isn't too good on its own. You'll need another accessory in situations wher...
10:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Blue's first wireless headphones nix the cord, keep the built-in amp
Blue is a name most people associate with USB microphones for podcasting and desktop recording. But the brand has a stellar reputation for studio mics as well. Back in 2014, the company released its f...
09:43 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Fove starts shipping its eye-tracking VR headset
Fove, a successful Kickstarter project, was supposed to release its VR headset way back in early 2016. Unfortunately, it encountered difficulties sourcing components and had to delay the device's...
09:18 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget The da Vinci Nano is a plug-and-play 3D printer that only costs $230
XYZprinting is known for offering a variety of 3D printers, some of which rival the likes of Makerbot's Replicator line and other high-end hardware. But, the company has also been making some tha...
09:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Netgear's smart baby monitor is more than a walkie-talkie
After decades of success in the networking market, Netgear is taking its first steps into infant security. Following the release of its Arlo surveillance cameras, this year will see the company produc...
08:13 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Intel's VR headsets could be ready as early as next year
Today at CES, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced that the company is planning to take its all-in-one Project Alloy VR headset into productization by year's end. To do so, it's working with s...
08:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Next for HTC Vive: Wireless VR and tracking for everything
After living through the VR frenzy of 2016, it's almost hard to believe that HTC's Vive Pre debuted at CES just a year ago. Since then, the company released the consumer edition of the heads...
08:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Sony upgrades its 4K line with Dolby Vision... and OLED
If you can't beat 'em, use 'em, seems to be the logic of Panasonic and now Sony, which is announcing its first OLED TV. The XBR-A1E Bravia uses a trick we just heard about from LG Displ...
08:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Sony's $25K projector fulfills the dream of putting a screen anywhere
Sony has shown off pricey Life Space projectors at CES before, but this short-throw model is the first to bear its high-end ES label. Like other short-throw projectors, this one is made to project a l...
08:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget HTC's Vive Deluxe Audio Strap makes its VR headset more comfortable
Compared to Playstation VR and the Oculus Rift, HTC's Vive virtual reality headset is a bit of a face-hugger. It offers a window into beautiful virtual realms and boasts room-scale motion trackin...
08:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Sony's Chromecast soundbar and sub blast the bass under your sofa
A number of companies have added Google Cast, er "Chromecast built in," to speakers and soundbars in the last year and Sony has a new model that includes the handy tech for CES. The HT-MT500...
08:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Sony expands its Extra Bass headphone and speaker line
Sony debuted its MDR-1000X high-end wireless noise-cancelling headphones back in September, but here at CES the company is adding a truckload of new mid-range options to its Extra Bass line. First, th...
07:55 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget The best thing about Samsung's keynote was the comments
One downside of announcing most of your new products in the days leading up to your keynote is that the surprise has gone. Thankfully, while devices we'd already seen were trotted out on the dais...
07:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Live from Sony's CES 2017 press event!
Sony's press event is the final big show of CES 2017's press day. Shake off that gadget fatigue, because the company is likely to unveil plenty of TVs, devices and accessories that will hit ...
07:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget ZTE's crowd-sourced phone gets a name and a Kickstarter campaign
It's only been a few months since ZTE tapped the wisdom of the masses and started work on its first crowd-sourced device: an eye-tracking, self-adhesive phone. No, seriously. A surprising number ...
07:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget The ZTE Blade V8 Pro is yet another affordable dual-camera phone
First the Honor 6x, then the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom, and now the ZTE Blade V8 Pro. These phones being unveiled here at CES 2017 all sport dual cameras that let you take photos with a shallow depth-of-fie...
06:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Live from Intel's CES 2017 press conference!
It's been a pretty big year for Intel, what with its new CPUs, its investment in self-driving cars and its ever-increasing focus on the internet of things. And how could we forget that all-in-one...
06:15 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Google's DeepMind AI has been secretly schooling online Go players
Over the past year, Google's DeepMind AlphaGo AI has taken on (and defeated) worldwide Go masters in a series of high-profile matches. But in a sly move similar to a game-playing Turing test, Dee...
06:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget BMW uses Google's augmented reality tech to preview your i3
It's difficult to get a feel for what a personalized car will look like in real life. You can't get a realistic perspective by customizing a car on the web, but visiting the dealership frequ...
06:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Here's the smartwatch New Balance and Intel have been working on
It was nearly a year ago to the day that Intel and New Balance announced they were teaming up to launch the New Balance RunIQ, an Android Wear watch for fitness enthusiasts. Now, at CES 2017, we'...
05:39 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Vine as we know it shuts down on January 17th
Take a deep breath, Vine fans. We knew this was coming. In a tweet, the team confirmed today that Vine will be closed down on January 17th, clarifying the "January" timeframe it gave out las...
05:25 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Samsung will 'soon' reveal the cause of Galaxy Note 7 fires
Samsung might finally be ready to bring the Galaxy Note 7's fiery story to a close. The company opened up its CES keynote with a promise that it would "soon" report on the root cause of...
05:20 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Tesla's Gigafactory ramps up to full battery production
Following earlier production tests, Tesla's Gigafactory is now pumping out Powerwall 2 and Powerpack 2 energy storage products at full speed, with Model 3 cell production set to follow next quart...
05:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Samsung ventures into PC gaming with the Notebook Odysseys
Samsung makes perfectly nice PCs and all, but to date it hasn't ever really courted the growing gamer market. Well, that changes today: the company officially revealed its new Notebook Odyssey, i...
05:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Samsung's new 15-inch Notebook 9 is a shockingly light workhorse
Samsung's Notebook 9 series laptops are best known for their light weight, and this year is no exception. The company announced its spate of super-sleek notebooks before the show officially start...
05:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Samsung and Google built their ideal Chromebook
Late last year, I lamented that Google didn't make Chromebooks a priority over the holiday season. With Android apps and the Google Play Store coming to the platform, it seemed like a perfect tim...
05:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Samsung ventures back into PC gaming with the Notebook Odyssey
Samsung makes perfectly nice PCs and all, but it's been years since we've seen it try to court the gamer market with a rig of their own. That changes today: The company revealed its new Note...
04:49 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget How to follow Engadget at CES 2017
ICYMI, the Engadget Team has assembled in Las Vegas for CES 2017! Yes, we'll be exhaustively covering press conferences and showing you the weirdest gadgets known to man. But, we'll also be ...
04:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Live from Samsung's CES 2017 keynote!
It's no secret that Samsung didn't have the best 2016, so you know the company is ready to start the new year on a high note. While it already introduced a couple of products ahead of CES 20...
04:14 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Apple is investing $1 billion in Softbank's Vision Fund
At best, most consumers know Softbank as the Japanese phone carrier that owns Sprint -- but the company is much bigger than that. Softbank has its hands in robotics, smart vehicles, processors and mor...
04:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget With the Concept-i, Toyota remembers people actually like driving
Toyota says that its Concept-I vehicle is focused on creating a welcoming experience that grows and learns about the driver. But it's also built to be driven. That's refreshing for people th...
04:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Griffin is trying its hand at smart kitchen appliances
You can forget smart fridges that will set you back thousands of dollars, because there's now a more affordable way to start getting your kitchen connected. Mobile accessories company Griffin Tec...
03:54 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Hisense's laser projector promises a 100-inch 4K screen for $13K
After a few years of absence, laser projectors are back: First LG announced one, and now Hisense has too. Unlike LG's 1080p beamer, however, this short-throw projector can display a 100-inch 4K i...
03:50 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Medium can't make money from blogging, so it's cutting 50 jobs
When Ev Williams left Twitter to build Medium, it was with the intention of building "the best writing tool on the web." It's up to you to decide whether he succeeded, but it looks as i...
03:45 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget LG at CES 2017: Everything you need to know
Welcome to Las Vegas and CES 2017. Today is press day, with all the big tech companies hosting hour-long media events to show off the major products they'll be releasing over the next 12 months. ...
03:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget ASUS finally has mesh routers of its own
After years of being clunky concepts, mesh wireless routers are finally becoming viable options for your home, thanks to the likes of Eero and Google WiFi. At CES, ASUS finally unveiled its own mesh s...
03:15 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Panasonic follows LG with its first OLED TV
You don't have to opt for LG to get OLED anymore, now that Panasonic has announced the EZ1002. Its first OLED TV, the display is probably still the same one you'd get from LG, but Panasonic ...
03:15 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Microsoft released the wrong version of 'Forza Horizon 3' for PC
Forza Horizon 3 players on Windows PCs just got a lot more than they bargained for. When Microsoft and Playground Studios posted the January car pack update, they briefly released the wrong version (...
03:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Wacom's new Intuos Pros bring its powerful stylus to pen tablets
Wacom has already equipped its Cintiq Pro pen displays and hybrid tablets with a more powerful stylus. Now, at CES, the company is bringing the Pro Pen 2 to its pen tablets as well. Wacom's lates...
02:50 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget ASUS' ZenFone AR handles both virtual and augmented reality
While ASUS's ZenFone AR might have bolted out of the CES secrets stable days early, that doesn't diminish from a phone that's trying to drag us into the future -- whether that's vi...
02:44 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget HDMI's new spec improves 8K, HDR and gaming
You're about to feel better if you've been holding back on buying a new TV. The HDMI Forum has unveiled a new specification for its namesake video connector, HDMI 2.1, and there's enoug...
02:40 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget ASUS' ZenFone 3 Zoom has two cameras and a big battery
ASUS' ZenFone Zoom was an ugly phone. While the front was discrete enough, the back was a leather-clad monster with a plastic disk jutting out. The benefit, of course, was the 3x optical zoom len...
02:25 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Nike's senior innovator on the challenge of designing a self-lacing shoe
With the 2016 Mag and HyperAdapt 1.0, Nike turned its idea of self-lacing shoes into a reality in 2016. And who better to talk about this than two of the masterminds behind the project, Nike's Se...
02:05 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Hulu adds CBS to its upcoming live TV service
CBS is America's most-watched network, but it's resisted letting its channels onto platforms that it didn't control. That's about to change with the news that it's signed up t...
02:05 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget TCL adds Dolby Vision HDR to more of its 4K Roku TVs
Today at CES, Roku unveiled 25 new Roku 4K TVs for the North American market, lowering the price bar for Dolby Vision HDR tech. As with past models, its latest C-series and P-series sets have built-in...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Live from ASUS' CES 2017 press event!
ASUS is back for another CES, ready to show off all of its latest wares, like the Tango- and Daydream-enabled ZenFone AR. The ASUS press conference kicks off at 11:30AM PT (2:30PM ET) on Wednesday, Ja...
01:46 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Panasonic unveils an Android-powered car infotainment system
Panasonic and Qualcomm have launched an Android-based in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) platform, but as with a similar offering from Google and Fiat Chrysler, it isn't Android Auto. Rather, the comp...
01:45 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Technics has a new high-end HiFi setup, and it won't be cheap
Last year Panasonic resurrected the Technics brand and its legendary SL-1200 turntable. Now, the company wants to be your one-stop solution for all things HiFi with a new model of the SL-1200, a pair ...
01:45 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Panasonic's GH5 flagship camera arrives in March for $2,000
After briefly teasing the Lumix GH5 a few months ago, Panasonic is finally ready to share definitive details about its flagship mirrorless camera. The system, geared toward photographers and videograp...
01:21 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget BMW, Intel and MobilEye will test self-driving cars later in 2017
BMW, Intel and MobilEye just gave a roadmap for some of their self-driving car plans. The trio expects to test autonomous cars on roads sometime in the second half of 2017. About 40 modified BMW 7 Ser...
01:10 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget 'Mass Effect: Andromeda' arrives on March 21st
Electronic Arts and BioWare have finally ended months of itchiness by announcing the release date for Mass Effect: Andromeda. At CES this morning, the duo revealed that the title will arrive in the US...
01:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Casio's latest smartwatch is among the first with Android Wear 2.0
Casio's second watch doesn't look much different than the outdoor smartwatch it revealed at last year's CES. However, the software brains inside the ruggedized timepiece have been given...
01:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Whistle's latest pet tracker is more accurate with better battery life
If you own a pet, you've likely thought about your friend running away at least once. Technologies like microchipping can help get lost pets back, but in the last few years some companies have be...
01:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Ring intros a (kinda) wireless floodlight security camera
Traditionally, home security was something that you left to the professionals, since all of your stuff was at stake. But plenty of startups are hoping to tempt you into doing it yourself with their pl...
12:43 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Fitbit now gives you credit for VR bike rides
Fitbit will soon log your biking miles even when you're on a virtual road stuck in your living room. The company has partnered with VirZoom, a company that turns dull old stationary cycling into ...
12:22 pm -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Astronomers photograph rare double ring galaxy
See those photos above? That's our first look at PGC 1000714, a galaxy 359 million light-years away from our planet that's unlike most of the galaxies we've observed before. While most ...
11:51 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget LG robots control your home and guide you through the airport
LG said it had big plans for its robots at CES, and it wasn't kidding around. The tech giant has unveiled a handful of robotic helpers that clearly go well beyond vacuums. To start, it's int...
11:51 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget LG's robots control your home and guide you through the airport
LG said it had big plans for its robots at CES, and it wasn't kidding around. The tech giant has unveiled a handful of robotic helpers that clearly go well beyond vacuums. To start, it's int...
11:48 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Amazon's Alexa assistant is coming to LG refrigerators
Last year, LG brought a refrigerator to CES that ran Windows 10, showing the a world a device that could keep food cold and play minesweeper. This year, it's taking the concept one step further -...
11:45 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget LG's new OLED TVs are so thin they have to be wall mounted
LG has made a habit of wowing us with new 4K OLED TV sets at CES for the past few years, and this year isn't any different. With its insanely thin W-series, the company has managed to outdo its s...
11:40 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget LG Display's new OLED TV panels bake in the sound system
It wouldn't be CES without LG Display wheeling out its latest panel tech and forward-looking prototypes. This year is no different, with the company announcing it's got all kinds of displays...
11:23 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Samsung's leaked Chromebook Plus is built for Android apps
Samsung is getting ready to release a convertible, stylus-equipped Chromebook, judging by an apparently accidental Best Buy listing. It bears a striking similarity to another leaked model, the 12.5-in...
11:15 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget BlackBerry's keyboard lives on in TCL's 'Mercury' prototype
Eagle-eyed BlackBerry fans (if there are any left) have probably been following the rumors about a device that is supposedly codenamed Mercury. They may have even caught the little teasers that TCL Co...
11:00 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget LaCie's Thunderbolt drives are built for your MacBook Pro
If you bought a new MacBook Pro (or really, any Thunderbolt 3-equipped PC), there's a good chance that you're looking for high-capacity external storage that takes advantage of your system&#...
10:47 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Warner, Universal and Lionsgate promise Dolby Vision 4K Blu-ray discs
Ultra HD Blu-ray already features high dynamic range (HDR) video for better colors and contrast, but now a few more studios are promising to support the expanded Dolby Vision standard on their disc re...
10:30 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Live from LG's CES 2017 press conference!
CES 2017 has just begun, and LG leads off today with the first press conference. As usual, we're expecting a preview of the full slate of TVs, appliances and other electronics it will deliver ove...
10:07 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget BMW looks to the future of sitting in cars
While automotive startups strive to compete with luxury brands, BMW sits exactly where those upstarts would like to be in the market. That means is has the opportunity to introduce smart and EV featur...
10:01 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Nikon's D5600 mid-range DSLR hits the US this month for $800
Nikon revealed its D5600 camera back in November, but at the time it didn't share any pricing or availability details. Today, however, it announced that the mid-range DSLR will arrive in the US l...
10:00 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Comcast's new 'Gateway' will centrally manage your smart home
Comcast already dominates many people's living rooms, and now it's looking to expand its reach to the rest of your house. Today at CES, the company announced that it will release a series of...
10:00 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Comcast's new 'Gateway' will manage your smart home
Comcast already dominates many people's living rooms, and now it's looking to expand its reach to the rest of your house. Today at CES, the company announced that it will release a series of...
09:45 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Helia bulbs cut blue light to help you sleep at night
Soraa doesn't generally make lighting solutions for us plebeians. Its lightbulbs grace the likes of the Palace of Versaille, not the One Bedroom of Terrence. But the company is ready to dabble in...
09:30 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: CES brings smart brush, remote, fridge and odd cyborg
Today on In Case You Missed It: If you were looking for things to make your home life easier, you might need a camera that takes a photo of the inside of your fridge every time it is opened. Then you&...
09:15 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Car makers can let Alexa ride shotgun later this year
Amazon's Alexa assistant can already communicate with some cars, but the conversations are a little one-sided. You can tell your home-bound Echo to start warming up your Hyundai on a frosty day, ...
09:01 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Mohu's wireless AirWave antenna makes cord-cutting simple
We got a peek at Mohu's wireless TV antenna last night, and this morning the company is releasing a few more details. The AirWave promises free TV "everywhere" across a variety of mobil...
09:00 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget A connected cooktop could keep you from burning breakfast
The world needs an app-connected hotplate like... well, I'm not sure if we need one, but we're getting one regardless. FirstBuild, the company responsible for a $250 - $500 coffeemaker, is b...
09:00 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Canon's latest premium point-and-shoot is the G9 X Mark II
Canon is refreshing its premium line of point-and-shoots with the PowerShot G9 X Mark II, a sleek camera with a decent set of specs. Notably, there's a 1-inch 20.2-megapixel CMOS sensor and Digic...
08:46 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget AT&T to conduct 5G streaming tests with DirecTV Now
In a simultaneous test of wireless broadband and net neutrality, AT&amp;T will test its upcoming 5G tech with DirecTV Now video streaming. Trial customers in Austin, Texas will be able to stream t...
08:30 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Fancy developing an app for your sex toy?
Everything's a platform these days: Facebook, Twitter, Uber and more want developers to build software on top of their systems. But that rarely happens for sex toy manufacturers, who rarely have ...
08:30 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Wanna develop an app for your sex toy?
Everything's a platform these days: Facebook, Twitter, Uber and others want developers to build software on top of their systems. But that rarely happens for sex toy manufacturers, who often lack...
08:00 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Fisher-Price built a stationary bike for your toddler
Fresh air? Sunlight? Who needs that mess when your kid can get all the exercise they need while exploring the Great Indoors? Here at CES, Fisher-Price debuted its Think &amp; Learn Smart Cycle. If...
08:00 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Harman's Ignite platform helps your car talk to your house
Whether you want it or not, your car is getting smarter. Between GPS, satellite infotainment systems and cloud-based services like OnStar, automobiles are becoming increasingly connected to the world ...
07:28 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Live NBA is coming to Google's VR platform
NextVR has expanded its NBA virtual reality coverage, now offering it on more than one headset and in countries other than the US. Along with the current Samsung Gear VR offering, you can now catch br...
07:28 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Live NBA is coming to Google's Daydream VR platform
NextVR has expanded its NBA virtual reality coverage, now offering it on more than one headset and in countries other than the US. Along with the current Samsung Gear VR offering, you can now catch br...
07:00 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Garmin's newest 'Drive' navigation systems focus on road safety
Whether you're on the open road or just trying to make it work in one piece, getting where you're going is hassle enough -- even when there isn't traffic to be stuck in. Garmin's l...
07:00 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Garmin's satellite handhelds make it really hard to get lost
Garmin isn't just using CES to show off new fitness watches and software updates. The company also used the massive tradeshow to unveil two new mobile devices designed for international travelers...
07:00 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Garmin's outdoorsy fenix5 smartwatches are pretty small
Smartwatches, especially those designed for the rigors of outdoor adventuring, tend to be on the beefy side. But at CES this week, Garmin announced three new smaller-form factor iterations to its feni...
07:00 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Garmin's watch-app store finally gets Uber and a few other big names
Garmin already offers a bunch of cycling computers and fitness wearables like the Forerunner series and newly updated Fenix line, which can help guide you through your workout with minimal trauma. Tha...
06:40 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Detailed 3D ocean map can help with marine conservation
We've explored such a small part of the ocean that we know more about the moon and Mars. This new three-dimensional map can help us get more acquainted with the body of water that occupies most o...
06:29 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget 'Link' packs a 2TB SSD and LTE hotspot into a two-inch cube
Amidst the CES madness, a company called Fasetto has unveiled a pretty interesting mobile storage product. The Link, first seen in prototype form at CES last year, gives you up to 2TB of storage via a...
06:00 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
Hey, good morning! Welcome to the start of CES 2017!It's the morning after the first barrage of CES news, and we've seen plenty of laptops, the cars of the future and Intel's latest chi...
06:00 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget True wireless charging is almost ready
Three years running, I've visited Energous at CES to be pitched on its wireless vision for the future of charging. This time, things are a little different. It's not announcing a manufacturi...
06:00 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget AfterMaster box promises to upgrade all your audio
There have been many attempts at improving the quality of audio sources, but they tend to be limited by where you're listening. Your headphones might automatically tune their sound, but that'...
06:00 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Digital Storm's compact gaming PC is fast and upgrade-friendly
It's tricky to find a small form factor PC that hits all the right notes. You can get easily expandable systems, but are they good-looking and as fast as a regular desktop? Digital Storm, at leas...
05:03 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Zigbee crafts a universal language for smart home devices
As seamless as smart home technology is becoming, the devices still tend to sit in isolated ecosystems. Zigbee-based gadgets don't normally know how to use Nest's Thread protocol, for exampl...
04:34 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Olly is like an Amazon Echo but with personality
Everyone's making a smart personal assistant these days -- thanks, Alexa -- but not all of them are as adorable as the Olly. It's basically a donut-shaped speaker that lies flat when dormant...
03:59 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Flow is a wearable that helps you avoid nasty air pollution
While humanity has made strides to cut down its greenhouse emissions, the fact remains: we produce a lot of harmful gases every day. If you live in the city, however, it's easy to forget the qual...
03:16 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget NASA has a new plan to observe black holes with cosmic X-rays
Since humanity hasn't quite figured out a way to directly take a picture of black hole yet, NASA's next major science mission will send a trio of highly specialized telescopes into space to ...
02:29 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget MacBook Pro accessory adds ports that the 2016 model lacks
As you know by now, you have to learn to embrace dongle-city if you want to buy Apple's latest products. A component supplier called OWC has unveiled a different kind of expansion solution for th...
01:42 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Intel gives its NUC mini-PCs new processors, new ports and a new design
When you're looking for a tiny desktop, Intel's NUC computers are something of a standard. These bare-bone PCs have made a name for themselves as affordable, reasonably powerful and adorably...
01:00 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Send your love around the world in this box
LoveBox is a French messaging startup that, in exchange for $120, will let you send messages of love to your amour... or your paramour. Simply hand your beloved one of the boxes, pair it to your phone...
12:15 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget SpeedX's Unicorn bike comes with smarts already installed
If you're serious about cycling, you'll want to track every ride. How far you went, the amount of calories you burned -- that sort of thing. Until now, that's meant equipping your bike ...
12:11 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Aira uses smart glasses to help blind people navigate the world
Aira is designed to make life a little easier for blind and visually impaired people. Using a pair of smart glasses or a phone camera, the system allows an Aira agent to see what the blind person sees...
12:01 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Lego Boost teaches kids to bring blocks to life with code
If you've ever wished your childhood Lego creations could come to life, your dreams are now closer to reality. Lego has just unveiled a new subbrand called Boost which promises to do just that. T...
12:01 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Logitech's new headset brings cinematic sound to your matches
Gaming headsets have gotten a lot more stylish in the past year, with companies like SteelSeries and LucidSound packing cinema-quality sound into catwalk-ready cans. Now, peripheral giant Logitech is ...
12:01 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Logitech's new headset brings cinematic sound to your games
Gaming headsets have gotten a lot more stylish in the past year, with companies like SteelSeries and LucidSound packing cinema-quality sound into catwalk-ready cans. Now, peripheral giant Logitech is ...
12:01 am -05 - Wed, January 4, 2017
Engadget Lego Boost teaches kids how to bring blocks to life with code
If you've ever wished your childhood Lego creations could come to life, your dreams are now closer to reality. Lego has just unveiled a new subbrand called Boost which promises to do just that. T...
11:53 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget ReNu is an acoustic kit that sends calming vibes to your brain
Millions of Americans live with chronic or episodic anxiety. While technology has become one of the main contributors of that stress, it also has the potential to provide the solution. The market for ...
11:43 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Sevenhugs made a smart remote that's truly universal
Those "universal remote controls" that control just your home entertainment center? They might need a new name. Meet the Sevenhugs Smart Remote, which not only controls your TV, but also you...
11:33 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Whirlpool brings Alexa to its next generation of appliances
Alexa can already order a pizza and fire up your TV as you lazily bark commands at it, but appliances giant Whirlpool is about to put Amazon's personal assistant to work with some extra chores ar...
11:22 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget The first available smart mirror has a narcissistic sequel
Just a few months after hitting the market, there's already a new model of the first smart mirror you can actually buy. The HiMirror Plus boasts incremental upgrades that make it a better compani...
11:18 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget WooHoo is an Echo with a touchscreen, facial recognition and more
We're beginning to see a trend here at CES. A ton of companies are either injecting their tech with a dose of Alexa or building their own Amazon Echo competitors from scratch. SmartBeings falls i...
11:18 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Meet the VR boots that want to make you feel every step
If 2016 was the year of virtual reality, 2017 might just be the era of VR accessories. Japanese gadget-maker Cerevo has debuted Taclim, a pair of motion controllers and shoes that provide haptic feedb...
11:18 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget BenjiLock keeps your gym locker secure with only a fingerprint
Fingerprint readers are already a staple feature of many smartphones, and here at CES 2017 we found the technology built into what looks like a traditional padlock. The BenjiLock, designed by a startu...
11:18 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget BenjiLock uses a fingerprint to keep your gym locker secure
Fingerprint readers are already a staple feature of many smartphones, and here at CES we found the technology built into what looks like a traditional padlock. The BenjiLock, designed by a startup fro...
10:58 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget The Miraxess Mirabook is a laptop shell for your smartphone
As the gap between smartphone and laptop performance dwindles and the size of phones grows, there's decreasing need for casual users to have both on hand at the same time. The Maxiss Mirabook cro...
10:57 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Zuckerberg will meet the great unwashed in 2017
Given how often Facebook was in the news last year (and very rarely for anything positive), its commander in chief Mark Zuckerberg has a pledge for 2017: Mix it up with commoners. In a post on the soc...
10:57 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Zuckerberg plans to tour all 50 states to meet Facebook users
Given how often Facebook was in the news last year (and very rarely for anything positive), its commander in chief Mark Zuckerberg has a pledge for 2017: Mix it up with commoners. In a post on the soc...
10:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget A whirlwind tour of Faraday Future's ambitious new SUV
"Just a quick reminder that there are no pictures during today's tour."Faraday Future has had its share of bad press. Right before Christmas it invited a group of journalists to tour it...
10:12 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Motiv crammed a full fitness tracker into a ring
Fitness trackers are a dime a dozen at this point, with Fitbit dominating the market. But as long as wearable gadgets have been in vogue, the concept of a "smart ring" has made the rounds in...
10:08 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Faraday Future unveils an actual car
It's happened. Faraday Future has unveiled its high-tech electric FF 91 SUV. Interested parties can place a $5,000 (refundable) deposit on the car right now with it going into production in 2018....
10:08 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Samsung's QLED4K TVs look better thanks to metal Quantum Dots
Here's the truth about most premium non-OLED 4K TVs today: they all look pretty good. But it's the small differences between them that makes it tough to choose a new 4K set. As we move into ...
10:06 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget This wearable uses tiny needles to analyze glucose levels
There are a lot of things that suck about being diabetic. At the top of the list is having to prick your finger several times a day to check your glucose level. Yes, I'm speaking from experience....
10:05 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget The Kolibree smart toothbrush uses AI to help you clean your mouth
Be honest, you probably don't brush your teeth quite as often or as thoroughly as your dentist recommends. But that's ok, with the Kolibree Ara AI-enabled smart toothbrush, you can keep up w...
09:52 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget DJI gives its Osmo Mobile stabilizer a fresh silver look
DJI's Osmo Mobile is still a relatively new product, considering it was only announced toward the end of last year. Even so, everyone (or everything, in this case) deserves a fresh look, and that...
09:47 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Lousy sommeliers can let D-vine pour the perfect glass of wine
Wine, what's not to like? Well, plenty if you serve it wrong or, gasp, serve it with the wrong food. No one wants to be the guy that turns up with a warm chardonnay for your fancy chuck steak din...
09:41 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Amazon Fire TV Edition televisions put its box in the big screen
Earlier today Amazon announced that Seiki, Element Electronics and Westinghouse will sell TVs with its Fire TV experience built-in, and tonight we got to see them in action. As promised, the televisio...
09:35 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget The whole point of this wearable is to put you to sleep
2breathe's sleep inducer is a companion app, wearable and lovely panpipe melody maker. While the company comes from a background in blood pressure lowering devices, its new bedtime wearable is al...
09:35 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Mohu teases its wireless TV antenna
One thing about cord-cutting and switching to antenna-delivered TV is that for some people, they just can't get good signal where their TV is. Mohu's new AirWave antenna solves that by makin...
09:29 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Orosound's 'noise-managing' earphones hush unwanted sounds
Sometimes it's nice to be able to hear clearly in a crowded and noisy environment. It can be extremely difficult to communicate with someone when you can't pick up every word they're sa...
09:19 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Qarnot's smart space heater has learned some new tricks
Anybody with a desktop tower (or a laptop running Chrome) knows how much waste heat processors can throw off during the course of their computing. Typically that heat is simply discarded, shunted from...
09:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Island puzzler 'Rime' is coming to the Nintendo Switch
It's been a while since we've seen or heard anything about Rime. The whimsical puzzle-adventure title was first shown off at Gamescom in 2013, with a young boy exploring a mysterious, tropic...
08:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget QuirkLogic's Quilla is a massive 42-inch E Ink whiteboard
Canada's QuirkLogic wants to see an end to people taking pictures of their whiteboard notes with a smartphone. That's why it's launching the Quilla, a 42-inch smart whiteboard that'...
08:10 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget LG's Stylo 3 pairs a solid mid-range phone with a mediocre stylus
Now that the Galaxy Note 7 is just a footnote in smartphone history, what's a person supposed to do if they want a phablet with a stylus? Well, there's always the LG Stylo 3. It was the most...
08:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Your next home security system could deploy patrol drones
Security cameras are great, but only when they're actually pointed at whatever is going on. With Alarm.com's forthcoming smart security system, however, unexpected events will always be in f...
08:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Bloomlife's baby bump wearable tracks your contractions
While there are several ways to entertain your unborn child with the latest chart toppers, the kind of technology that's invaluable during pregnancy is typically reserved for hospitals and clinic...
08:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Netatmo adds a connected smoke alarm to its smart home range
Netatmo is known for connected home products like the Presence AI-assisted security camera that can tell crooks from coyotes, but for CES, it's expanding into a new niche: built-in products. On t...
08:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Oh hey, they have smart hairbrushes now
L'Oreal has been gently getting into the technology game, first by partnering with Dr. John Rogers on a skin damage-tracking tattoo. Now, the cosmetics giant has hooked up with Withings to develo...
07:55 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Netflix has another app now, but it's for DVD and Blu-ray movies
Last year, Netflix used its CES keynote speech to announce the launch of (nearly) worldwide access to streaming. This year it won't take the stage directly, but ahead of the show it's highli...
07:40 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget NASA will resume testing its Hubble successor this month
One of NASA's biggest victories last year was the $8.7 billion James Webb Space Telescope's completion. And now the aeronautics agency is set to resume vibration testing for the instrument. ...
07:20 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget LG's Tone Studio neck speakers are less crazy than you'd think
When LG announced its neck-worn earbud/speakers, a collective groan went up in the Engadget Slack channel. The Tone Studio was ridiculous, or so it seemed. Well, about that: I just strapped on a pair ...
07:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget New 'Overwatch' map lets you play in traffic
Overwatch's Winter Wonderland event may be over, but Blizzard has one more present in store for players: a new map. Blizzard's been teasing the new control point map for a few months now, pr...
06:48 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Get your CES 2017 liveblogs here!
CES 2017 starts here. Alongside reports, hands-on impressions, analysis and a live stage broadcast all week, we will be liveblogging all the major press events and keynotes. From Intel to Samsung, ASU...
06:36 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Scientists confirm a 'new' human organ
For centuries, the mesentery (which links the intestine to the abdomen) has been treated as a group of distinct structures in your digestive system. It wasn't anything special. However, the med...
06:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget LeEco brings Android-powered smart bikes to the US
LeEco is determined to add a dash of technology to just about everything, and that now includes old-school pedal power. The fast-rising tech company has unveiled two bicycles for the US, the Smart Roa...
06:14 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget UVify's Draco drone is a racing quad for everyone
You might be pretty handy with your DJI Phantom, but flying a racing drone is something else. Most "consumer" drones are programmed to make flying a cinch, but the trade-off is a lack of agi...
05:51 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Synaptics combines face and fingerprint recognition on your phone
Fingerprint readers and facial recognition techniques are good for adding a base level of security to your phone without sacrificing convenience. However, they have their limits. It can be hard to swi...
05:31 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget This selfie-drone recognizes, finds and auto-records its owner
Look how happy I am in that photo below. Or am I scared? It's hard to tell. Selfie technology just took a new turn, and I'm evidently not quite sure what to make of it. The source of the pho...
05:25 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Tesla narrowly missed its 2016 sales targets
At the start of 2016, Tesla set itself the ambitious goal of delivering "up to" 90,000 new cars to customers and almost, but not quite, achieved it. The company has revealed that it managed ...
05:10 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget 'Tomb Raider' writer Rhianna Pratchett says goodbye to Lara Croft
Rhianna Pratchett is a veteran video game writer who most recently penned the scripts for Tomb Raider and Rise of the Tomb Raider, but today on Twitter she announced her amicable departure from the se...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Qualcomm plans to bring gigabit data speeds to your car
Remember last year, when Qualcomm pulled back the curtain on its X16 LTE modem? At the time, the chipmaker touted peak download speeds of up to 1Gbps for smartphones, even though gigabit speeds were (...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Qualcomm wants to make smarter cars by sharing sensor data
You don't need us to tell you that modern cars aren't just cars. They're places to surf the web and watch movies, and they're getting smarter by the day. With the launch of its new...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget ODG launches its Snapdragon 835-based mixed-reality glasses
The name Osterhout Design Group (ODG) might not sound all that familiar, but it has unveiled two mixed-reality smartglasses at this year's CES. These new devices called the R-8 and the R-9 are tw...
04:58 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget The Honor 6x does the iPhone's portrait trick for $250
Smartphones with dual cameras are about to become the norm now that Apple has jumped aboard the bandwagon. And they're about to spread to more affordable phones too. Budget phone maker Honor has ...
04:16 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Mattel built a $300 Echo for kids
It's late and you're tired. Before you can knock off for the night. However, there's one thing left to do: read your child a bedtime story. In Mattel's world, you might not have to...
03:47 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget ASUS lays claim to the 'world's lightest 14-inch business laptop'
If weight is your biggest concern when buying a laptop, you've probably grown used to 11- and 13-inch ultraportables. If you're looking for something a little bigger, but still light, ASUS m...
03:33 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Hyundai's connected cars now work with Google Assistant
Hyundai is giving you another way to shout orders at its connected Blue Link cars shortly after it revealed an Amazon Alexa partnership. The company is teaming with Google, letting you give commands t...
03:03 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Kuri home robot can read to your kids and watch your home
You may not have to wait for the likes of ASUS' Zenbo to cross the ocean before you can get an affordable home robot. Mayfield Robotics (one of Bosch's startups) has taken the wraps off of K...
02:44 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Amazon Fire TV is now built into 4K sets
You won't have to buy a separate Fire TV device just to use Amazon's full services on your TV. Seiki, Westinghouse and Element Electronics are launching a series of 4K sets with Fire TV tech...
02:37 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget The new HP Sprout Pro looks nicer, works better
In 2014, HP unveiled the original Sprout - a unique all-in-one with a projector and camera extrusion that turns the surface between you and the display into an interactive space. It was designed for c...
02:37 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget HP's Sprout Pro looks nicer (and works better) than the original
In 2014, HP unveiled the original Sprout -- a unique all-in-one with a projector and camera extrusion that turns the surface between you and the display into an interactive space. It was designed for ...
02:22 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Even smart toothbrushes have AI now
Before the likes of Oral-B started selling Bluetooth-enabled, app-connected toothbrushes, there was Kolibree. The startup developed one of the first "smart" toothbrushes that incentivized re...
02:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Intel invests in Nokia's old mapping division
Intel has announced that it's buying a 15 percent stake in Here, the mapping company that was spun out of Nokia, for an undisclosed fee. The chipmaker has also revealed that the pair will work to...
01:44 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget The ASUS VivoPC X is a compact box designed for virtual reality
Right now, going all-in on PC virtual reality means going big: you need a big space for room-scale VR, a big, powerful gaming PC and a big wallet to buy it all with. ASUS wants to make one of those th...
01:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Earin's latest wireless earbuds tout AirPod-like controls
Fancy the subtle tap-based controls of Apple's AirPods, but want something that's not quite so conspicuous (or conspicuously targeted at iPhone owners)? Earin wants to talk. It's introd...
12:50 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Dish brings Alexa and multi-room music to Hopper DVRs
The world of voice-controlled computing, nay, voice-controlled living, seemed like it was still a few years away from being mainstream. Amazon's Alexa platform, however, has made it easy for comp...
12:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Ford to build a 300-mile electric SUV and hybrid Mustang
Ford just made a big electric vehicle announcement, saying it will build a hybrid Mustang and F-150 truck, along with a fully electric SUV with 300 miles of range, all by 2020. The $4.5 billion invest...
12:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Dell intros the $799 Inspiron 7000, details Alienware CPU upgrades
The XPS 13 2-in-1 might be Dell's biggest laptop news at CES this year, but the company also has some major updates in store for gamers. Take the new Inspiron 7000, for one, a $799 laptop that re...
12:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Intel unveils its 7th-gen CPUs for desktops and high-power laptops
Intel hasn't forgotten about desktop aficionados. Only a few months after debuting its seventh-generation CPUs for ultraportables, the chip giant is rounding things out with new processors for mo...
12:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget HP's revamped 15-inch Spectre x360 packs a 4K display
We generally liked HP's redesigned Spectre x360, but it had a few flaws: It dropped some particularly useful ports, and there was no 15-inch model for people who need more screen real estate. Con...
12:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Acer's new gaming PCs include a VR-ready desktop
If Acer's $9,000 Predator laptop has you in sticker shock, take a breath: The company also trotted out some affordable gaming notebooks at CES. Specifically, the company is rolling out a refresh ...
12:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Acer built a more durable Chromebook for clumsy students
Apparently, the rugged Chromebook Acer built for schools back in 2015 just weren't durable enough. Today at CES the company just announced a new, more durable notebook. Now, schools can equip stu...
12:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Acer's 21-inch gaming laptop will cost you a staggering $8,999
You knew Acer's wonderfully overdone Predator 21X gaming laptop was going to cost a pretty penny, but probably not this much. The PC maker has revealed launch details for its 21-inch desktop repl...
12:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Intel unveils its 7th-gen CPUs for desktops and performance laptops
Intel hasn't forgotten about desktop aficionados. Only a few months after debuting its seventh-generation CPUs for ultraportables, the chip giant is rounding things out with new processors for mo...
11:15 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Nest Protect can turn off GE's ovens when you burn dinner
It's hard to figure out how some connected home tech is actually useful, but GE and Nest have nailed it with their latest team-up. The Nest Protect smoke detector can now shut off GE Appliance�...
10:30 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Samsung goes big on smart fridges with ten new models
Samsung must have done alright with its crazy WiFi-connected smart fridges last year, because it's launching six more in 2017, for a total of ten. That includes both three-door, four-door and fou...
10:30 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Samsung goes big on smart fridges with 10 new models
Samsung must have done alright with its crazy WiFi-connected smart fridges last year, because it's launching six more in 2017, for a total of 10. That includes both three-door, four-door and four...
09:45 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Tesla delays UK price hike until mid-January
Tesla has put its UK price increase on hold until January 15th, giving potential customers another couple of weeks to order an EV before the hike goes into effect. The company said late last year the ...
09:25 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget UK vinyl sales hit a 25-year high in 2016
We hardly need more convincing of vinyl's resurgence over the past few years, but a report from the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) today details that more records were sold in the UK in 2016...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Symantec's Norton Core router aims to protect the connected home
Symantec's mostly known as the makers of Norton AntiVirus, which is probably one of the most popular antivirus software in the world despite the, uh, occasional slip-up. Now, the company is ventu...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Dish's AirTV combines 4K streaming with an over-the-air antenna
Finding quality 4K content is still rather difficult, but that isn't keeping hardware manufacturers from building devices to support the format. To that end, Dish is announcing a new set-top box ...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Flow tracks air quality for crowdsourced pollution maps
You might not have heard of Plume Labs, but you can probably recall their pollution monitoring pigeons that flew over London earlier this year. The part research project, part publicity stunt was desi...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Polar's next fitness wearable is a smart shirt
In the good old days, the best way to get accurate body readings was to strap on a chest-worn heart-rate monitor and go out for a run. But companies like OMSignal and Hexoskin, among others, changed t...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Altec Lansing's SmartStream speakers are another Sonos alternative
While Sonos remains the go-to option for multi-room audio, a number of companies have debuted similar devices over the last couple of years. 2016 saw the likes of Sony, Vizio and others introduce WiFi...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Audeze modified its in-ear planar magnetic headphones for VR
When Audeze announced it's iSine in-ear planar magnetic headphones last summer, the company also touted the device's ability to play nice with the Oculus Rift. Here at CES, Audeze is officia...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Sleep Number's smart bed adjusts to your nighttime fidgeting
There's more to a good night's sleep than turning in early. Alongside a decent diet, and avoiding the temptations of caffeine and smartphone screens at night, it's important to have a c...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget SpeedX's Unicorn bike knows how much effort you're putting in
SpeedX is back with another "smart" road bike that promises to track your rides with a sleek, blemish-free design. The Unicorn is a sequel to the Leopard, which I took for a spin last June, ...
08:00 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Roccat's new wireless gaming mouse promises zero lag
Wireless gaming mice are arguably more convenient and less hassle than wired mice, but they can come with a significant downside: lag. Roccat's latest wireless gaming mouse aims to address this i...
07:00 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Linksys is the latest company to unveil a WiFi mesh system
Mesh networking has become trendy for folks looking to fill every nook and cranny of their homes with WiFi. So it should be no surprise that the makers of the most iconic router ever is unveiling its ...
06:00 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
Welcome to 2017!Congratulations, you made it....
04:58 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget The PowerRay underwater drone finds fish and films them in 4K
If you're heading out to the coast or the lake for a spot of fishing, you can have the best gear and the perfect bait but you won't land anything if you're set up in the wrong spot. Exp...
03:01 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Lenovo's new push into VR starts with this Legion laptop
Lenovo is taking its future in VR very seriously -- after all, it just outed a new VR headset that won't completely break the bank. Here's the thing, though: we're going to need a lot o...
03:01 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Lenovo's lightweight ThinkPad X1 gets even slimmer
Lenovo is continuing its annual upgrade of its popular ThinkPad line of notebooks, and the higher-end X1 products within that series just got a small set of improvements. The most obvious of these is ...
03:01 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Lenovo built its own Amazon Echo for some reason
Lenovo is best known for its popular ThinkPad laptops and Yoga convertibles, and you may even remember that it makes smartphones too. But the Chinese company is branching out from notebooks, handsets ...
03:01 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Lenovo's new push into VR starts with this 'Legion' laptop
Lenovo is taking its future in VR very seriously -- after all, it just outed a new VR headset that won't completely break the bank. Here's the thing, though: We're going to need a lot o...
03:00 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget WeMo's smart home upgrades include a dimmer switch
Belkin is continuing its quest to cover virtually every aspect of your smart home. Its WeMo brand is kicking off CES with two devices that promise to be handy even for those devices that don't ha...
02:02 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Dinosaur eggs reveal one possible reason why they went extinct
The eggs of some dinosaurs took much, much longer to hatch than the eggs of their avian relatives and descendants -- and it could have contributed to their demise. A team of researchers from various i...
12:25 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Lenovo's new VR headset is coming, and it'll cost less than $400
Let's face it: With the way things are going, you won't be able to dodge virtual reality forever. That's exactly why Lenovo has been working on a relatively inexpensive VR headset for W...
12:01 am -05 - Tue, January 3, 2017
Engadget Chrysler unveils its concept minivan for the selfie generation
The future of driving (or more likely, riding) has become less about speed and more about making sure occupants are comfortable and more importantly, entertained. At CES later today, Fiat/Chrysler (FC...
09:34 pm -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget Snowden document suggests NSA could have proof of Russian hack
The FBI, CIA and President Barack Obama all agree that Russia hacked the DNC and asserted its will on the US presidential election -- but the winner of that contest isn't so sure. "It could ...
08:32 pm -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget What's on TV: 'Always Sunny,' 'Man Seeking Woman'
To kick the year off, FXX returns two of its popular series, with It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and Man Seeking Woman (for cord-cutters, the last season of Always Sunny will be available on N...
07:28 pm -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 chip is big on photography and VR
Qualcomm hinted that its Snapdragon 835 processor would be something special, and it's ready to show all its cards now that it's at CES. Battery life is one of the chip's strongest sel...
06:31 pm -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget Steam's 2016 top sellers include 'No Man's Sky' and 'Rocket League'
Want a (mostly) complete snapshot of the PC gaming scene as it was in 2016? Head over to Steam. Valve's portal has listed the top 100 best sellers of the year based on revenue, and it clearly r...
05:46 pm -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget You only have two weeks left to buy a Tesla with free supercharging
A few months ago, Tesla gave its customers the bad news: new buyers will have to pay for their own electricity. It was a small surprise, considering the fact that free use of Tesla's Supercharger...
05:15 pm -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget Tesla's super fast P100D offers tech-heavy luxury for the rich
When you drive the $134,000 Tesla Model S P100D, you want to tell the world that it goes from 0 to 60 in 2.5 seconds. You're like a child excited about a new toy, stopping strangers on the street...
05:15 pm -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget Tesla's superfast P100D offers tech-heavy luxury for the rich
When you drive the $134,000 Tesla Model S P100D, you want to tell the world that it goes from 0 to 60 in 2.5 seconds. You're like a child excited about a new toy, stopping strangers on the street...
03:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget Inside Mercedes' Silicon Valley research center
A metal typewriter sits on a pedestal churning out the next sentence of a collaborative story. For every line I typed onto paper, the AI computer controlling the hunk of metal replies with what it thi...
03:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget MIT: Carpooling services could replace most NYC cabs
Researchers have proved mathematically what you probably already knew: Carpooling services are more efficient, less polluting and less costly than traditional taxis. Using data from three million New ...
02:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget LG's latest 4K TVs deliver better color through 'nano cells'
If your TV line already has 4K, HDR and all the other buzzwords that promise top-tier image quality, what do you do next? For LG, the answer is simple: make sure everyone sees those colors. It just ...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget Lenovo Yoga 910 review: The devil is in the details
Hello, Engadget readers, and welcome to our first laptop review of 2017. The Lenovo Yoga 910 went on sale about two months ago and indeed, we've been working on this one for a while. During the t...
01:39 pm -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget ASUS' ZenFone AR is ready for Google Tango and Daydream
The second Tango-ready smartphone has arrived -- kind of. It looks like ASUS is preparing to reveal the ZenFone AR during its press conference at CES on Wednesday, January 4th, but chip-maker Qualcomm...
01:01 pm -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget Amazon helps you sell your old goods, but only in India
India has lately received a slew of distinct internet services that you can't find elsewhere, and Amazon is eager to pitch in. It just launched a Sell as Individual test service in India (specifi...
11:58 am -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget SpaceX will resume rocket launches on January 8th
After months of uncertainty and delays, SpaceX can finally say when it expects to resume rocket launches following its September launchpad explosion. The private spaceflight outfit is now aiming for ...
11:02 am -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget Ariana Grande is coming to the 'Final Fantasy' universe
The Final Fantasy franchise is so big that maker Square Enix can pick and choose the people and brands it wants to work with. Audi Japan already has a $469k Final Fantasy XV themed R8 on sale, for ins...
10:00 am -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget What to expect at CES 2017
It's easy to be cynical about CES. Every year, hundreds of companies head to Las Vegas to hock their wares to the tech press, which gulps them down like so much fast food. The big companies mostl...
09:00 am -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget Dell's convertible XPS 13 laptop starts at $1,000
We haven't been shy about our love for Dell's XPS 13 ultraportable -- since it debuted, it's been one of the best Windows laptops on the market. But if you also wanted an ultraportable ...
09:00 am -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget TrackR's home-mapping plugs help you pinpoint lost items
Even in the tiniest of apartments, your most precious possessions somehow vanish when you need them most. In a bid to make messy people slightly less late, TrackR has announced a new range of item loc...
08:25 am -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget Google and Fiat Chrysler work together on Android car tech
The team-up between Google and Fiat Chrysler is about to extend well beyond self-driving minivans. The two companies have revealed an 8.4-inch Uconnect concept system based on Android. No, not Android...
06:00 am -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget The Dell 27 Ultrathin monitor really lives up to its name
Dell is hoping to turn some heads at CES with the 27 Ultrathin, which sports one of the thinnest display profiles I've ever seen. Instead of having most of its hardware sitting behind the screen,...
06:00 am -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget Dell's convertible XPS 13 laptop starts at $1,000
We haven't been shy about our love for Dell's XPS 13 ultraportable -- since it debuted, it's been one of the best Windows laptops on the market. But if you also wanted an ultraportable ...
04:48 am -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget Samsung unveils water-resistant Galaxy A phones with USB-C
After the Galaxy Note 7 debacle, Samsung can't afford a product misstep this year, and it seems to have gotten off to a good start with the 2017 Galaxy A smartphones. The 5.2-inch A5 and 4.7-inch...
03:12 am -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget 'Blade Runner' fan project recreates a whole set in VR
If you're a movie buff, you've probably wished that you could walk into a scene and explore it on your own terms. Well, so did software engineer Quentin Lengele -- and he's close to mak...
01:05 am -05 - Mon, January 2, 2017
Engadget Bill and Melinda Gates back an implant that could prevent HIV
You don't have to wait until after an infection to fight HIV. A technique known as pre-exposure prophylaxis has you taking preemptive medicine on a regular basis, greatly reducing the chances th...
11:19 pm -05 - Sun, January 1, 2017
Engadget Smog creates havoc in China on New Year's Day
If you happen to be in northern China, your new year didn't exactly get off to a grand start -- and pollution is squarely to blame. Smog levels were serious enough that officials took drastic st...
09:09 pm -05 - Sun, January 1, 2017
Engadget Dell preps a 2-in-1 version of its iconic XPS 13 laptop
Dell's XPS 13 has a loyal following for a good reason: it's a solid mix of portability and speed framed by that eye-catching, near-borderless display. It's 'just' a convention...
07:25 pm -05 - Sun, January 1, 2017
Engadget Samsung goes overboard to make you care about laundry
Let's be honest: it's hard to get excited about laundry machines. Even when they have neat party tricks like Amazon refills and smartphone apps, it really boils down to one question: does i...
05:49 pm -05 - Sun, January 1, 2017
Engadget France gives you legal permission to avoid work email
New Year's Day 2017 isn't just a chance to reflect on the past and plan for the future... in France, it's a new lease on life for many workers. As of January 1st, the country has enact...
02:32 pm -05 - Sun, January 1, 2017
Engadget Watch Korea's mech take its first steps with a pilot on board
That real, life-sized mech Korean company Hankook Mirae debuted recently isn't just for show. Its designer, Hollywood SFX veteran Vitaly Bulgarov, has posted a video on Facebook showing the robot...
12:30 pm -05 - Sun, January 1, 2017
Engadget BenHeck's PlayStation 4 Pro teardown
It's time to appraise the decisions Sony made when designing the newest iteration of the PlayStation console. Ben compares the PS4 Pro to the XBox One and the PS4 Slim, and then answers the ulti...
10:00 am -05 - Sun, January 1, 2017
Engadget Tesla's new Roadster, and more in the week that was
Has Tesla succeeded in creating a vehicle that reacts faster than its driver? A recently-surfaced dashcam video appears to show Tesla's autopilot mode predicting an accident moments before it act...
07:31 am -05 - Sun, January 1, 2017
Engadget LG's next robots include an Echo-like assistant
When LG said it was pouring a ton of effort into robots, it wasn't kidding. The electronics firm is teasing a whole lineup of robots for CES, including one that could theoretically replace your E...
02:26 am -05 - Sun, January 1, 2017
Engadget Run-DMC sues Amazon, Walmart over online counterfeits
It's not just tech giants like Apple that are taking online stores to task for allowing counterfeit goods on their virtual shelves. Run-DMC is suing Amazon, Walmart (including Jet.com) and partne...
11:02 pm -05 - Sat, December 31, 2016
Engadget All New York City underground subway stations now have WiFi
Officials vowed that all of New York City's underground subway stations would have WiFi by the end of 2016, and they're meeting that goal... if only at the very last minute. As of New Year&...
09:01 pm -05 - Sat, December 31, 2016
Engadget Trading card maker Topps hit by security breach in 2016
Topps, the iconic maker of Star Wars, Frozen and various sports-related trading cards, has just notified its customers of security breaches that happened earlier this year. In it, the company has admi...
06:58 pm -05 - Sat, December 31, 2016
Engadget Tesla's big Autopilot update reaches a handful of cars
Tesla didn't roll out its Enhanced Autopilot in mid-December as initially reported, but it is giving drivers something right before 2016 comes to a close. Elon Musk has revealed that the new Auto...
05:00 pm -05 - Sat, December 31, 2016
Engadget Six drones that do good for people and the planet
When the general public first learned about drones, the context was largely related to military applications and spy tactics, so the unmanned aircraft were cast with a bad rap. Years later, a number o...
03:00 pm -05 - Sat, December 31, 2016
Engadget The best of Engadget 2016: Editors' picks
We'll come right out and say it: 2016 wasn't the greatest year by any standards. In particular, divisive politics and celebrity death seemed to cast a long shadow over the last 12 months. Th...
02:00 pm -05 - Sat, December 31, 2016
Engadget Pros and cons: Our quick verdict on Lenovo's Phab 2 Pro
Lenovo's Phab 2 Pro has a mouthful of a name and a somewhat bland design. But what might seem like a forgettable phone really isn't: This massive 6.4-inch handset is the first available phon...
12:30 pm -05 - Sat, December 31, 2016
Engadget Recommended Reading: Some suggestions for Twitter in 2017
A Billion DollarGift for TwitterAnil Dash,MediumTwitter CEO Jack Dorsey asked the masses this week what the company should focus on in 2017. After a year filled with harassment issues and the failure ...
11:00 am -05 - Sat, December 31, 2016
Engadget Smartwatches failed to excite in 2016
When the first smartwatches made it to our wrists a few years ago, we were willing to overlook shortcomings because the product category was in its infancy. But the technology has had time to mature, ...
09:30 am -05 - Sat, December 31, 2016
Engadget ICYMI: Say farewell to 2016 with these favorite stories
Today on In Case You Missed It: We are rounding up some favorite stories from the year before it's lost to us all. When next you see ICYMI, it'll be from CES.As always, please share any inte...
08:00 am -05 - Sat, December 31, 2016
Engadget The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Letter from the EditorHappy New Year, everybody! Good riddance to 2016.And it was a particularly painful year for the likes of Samsung. It wasn't all bad, of course, but Chris Velazco explains th...
04:03 am -05 - Sat, December 31, 2016
Engadget Vermont power company finds malware linked to Russian hackers
Just a few days ago, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security released a report detailing their assessment that Russian hackers were behind a series of attacks on US agencies and citizens. Whil...