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11:01 pm -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Andy Rubin's Essential phone should ship next month
During an interview with Walt Mossberg tonight at the Code Conference, Android creator and now Essential Products CEO Andy Rubin showed off his latest creation, the Essential Phone. When it was announ...
09:58 pm -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget BlackBerry KEYone hits Amazon and Best Buy on May 31st
BlackBerry and TCL have teased the KEYone for nearly half a year, and now Americans can finally see what all the fuss is about without jumping through hoops. The two have revealed that unlocked, US-fr...
09:01 pm -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Supreme Court decision lifts ownership rights over patent law
In a win for anyone who has ever been frustrated by overpriced ink, the Supreme Court ruled today (PDF) that printer maker Lexmark can't sue companies that refill old cartridges and sell them at ...
08:04 pm -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget 'Bastion' studio's 'Pyre' will be exclusive to PS4 and PC July 25th
Last we'd heard of the next game from Bastion and Transistor studio Supergiant Games, Pyre, there wasn't much to report in terms of concrete info. Today we have a bit more information, inclu...
07:12 pm -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Fox Sports is airing the Champions League final in VR
Samsung just announced that it's adding UFC fights and other events to its new immersive programming lineup. It's the latest company to start broadcasting sports events in VR, but it's ...
06:26 pm -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Microsoft Office bug nags you with a pop-up every hour
Every software glitch is at least a little irksome, but Microsoft's latest bug is driving some people up the wall. Office users running a recent update have noticed a bug that ever-so-briefly po...
06:01 pm -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Dennys mobile ordering is your lazy ticket to bad food choices
Denny's, which likes to think of itself as "America's diner," is making it easier to get its food without any human interaction -- very American, indeed. The company announced toda...
05:38 pm -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Apple Music-exclusive 'Carpool Karaoke' arrives August 8th
Fans of Late Late Night's "Carpool Karaoke" have a lot to look forward to. Apple's newly-acquired exclusive series has been planned for a while now (though it's already been d...
05:03 pm -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Russian internet giant Yandex shows off its self-driving car
When Russia's Yandex revealed that it, too, was working on self-driving cars, it was hard not to be a bit skeptical. Wouldn't it be well behind American counterparts with a years-long head s...
03:50 pm -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget 'Genital Jousting' takes its phallic silliness to the beach
If you didn't think Devolver Digital's Genital Jousting's phallic gameplay was ridiculous enough, you're in for a treat. The studio has released a Wet Hot Summer Update (what else...
03:28 pm -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Twitter's new inbox collects DMs from people you don't follow
Twitter may never stop tweaking it's direct messaging function. Last summer, the social network added so many features to the DM tab that it basically became its own standalone chat app. Then the...
03:02 pm -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Uber fires self-driving lead and focus of Waymo lawsuit
Uber has taken a stand in the current legal wrangling around its vice president of technology, Anthony Levandowski. According to The New York Times, the ride-sharing company has fired the former Googl...
02:42 pm -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Aphex Twin's first concert livestream includes online-only visuals
Aphex Twin (aka Richard D. James) may have a reputation as a tech-savvy artist, but he hasn't exactly embraced livestreaming. You've usually had to attend one of his concerts to see him ven...
02:23 pm -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Haptic feedback gives prosthetics 'muscle sense'
For all the actuators, artificial tendons and glitter cannons that researchers are packing into modern prosthetics, these devices still lack an noninvasive means of transmitting haptic feedback to its...
02:02 pm -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Reddit continues to get more social with location tagging
In continuing its attempt to be just like Twitter, Reddit will now let you tag posts with your location. The optional feature, powered by Foursquare, is launching today on Reddit's mobile app....
01:39 pm -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Google is done updating its Nik desktop photo-editing tools
Bad news if you're a fan of the Nik Collection of free photo-editing apps: Google has announced it will stop supporting the software suite effective immediately. "We have no plans to update ...
01:22 pm -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget NVIDIA aims to build better robots with the Isaac Initiative
NVIDIA wants robots everywhere. Following in the heels of its Jetson TX2 hardware for robots and drones, NVIDIA announced the Isaac Initiative at Computex today, a new platform focused on accelerating...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Watch DirecTVs streaming service on your Roku device
Cable cord cutters, take note: AT&amp;T's live TV streaming service, DirecTV Now, is available on select Roku models starting today. The service will work on nearly every Roku device out ther...
12:37 pm -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Scientists take a big step toward creating custom organisms
Scientists dream of using custom organisms to fight illnesses or even build computers, but there's a problem: it's difficult to make the sweeping genetic changes that would give you exactly ...
12:15 pm -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget TwitchCon 2017's early-bird tickets start at $89
Twitch moved its annual convention to the fancier Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center this year, and that means tickets cost a bit more than you remember. The video streaming platform has b...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Samsung's Notebook 9 Pro harbors a stowaway S Pen
Whether it's your shirt pocket, the zippered compartment in your backpack or a pencil case, existing spots to stow your stylus just aren't as convenient as an on-device dock. And few laptops...
11:45 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Twitter will livestream five BBC UK election specials
Twitter's attempt to reposition itself as a major video provider has led to a number of important partnerships, but many of them have been US-based, or held at a time where UK users are unable to...
11:23 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Control this insane $16,000 laundry-folding robot with your voice
It's been awhile since we've heard about Laundroid, the laundry folding robot that will make lazy people swoon. Now, parent company Seven Dreamers has announced a new partnership that could ...
11:02 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Samsung adds UFC fights and more live events to Gear VR
Soccer. Basketball. Golf. While plenty of sports are being shot in 360-degree video, the format is still the exception, rather than the rule. For Samsung, which wants to sell as many Gear VR headsets ...
10:41 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Apple hints you should wait to buy that MacBook Pro
If you needed a clue that Apple might be launching new Macs at WWDC, you just got it. Typical free shipping times for 15-inch MacBook Pro orders have slipped from same day to 3-5 business days in man...
10:22 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Barclaycards GrabGo swaps store checkouts for an app
With nigh-immediate grocery deliveries becoming more and more accessible, there's less incentive to pop down to your local shop to pick up the essentials. But Barclaycard is working on a way to m...
10:02 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Zika test machine needs just a drop of blood
At this point, the idea that you could use a drop of blood, taken from your finger, to test for disease is pretty played out. After all, a certain company has spent the last year or so burning up any ...
09:32 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget WD's next-gen SSDs add even more speed and capacity
Hard disk specialist Western Digital (WD) acquired SSD maker SanDisk last year for a colossal $19 billion, and now we're getting some idea as to its strategy. The company unveiled two new lineups...
09:16 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Sony has shipped its last ever PlayStation 3 in Japan
11 years after its release, Sony has finally stopped shipping the PlayStation 3 to retailers in Japan. We all knew this day was coming, with the country ceasing production on the 500 GB standard model...
08:41 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget District 9 director to debut his new sci-fi flick on Steam
After taking a lengthy absence from sci-fi, South African film director Neill Blomkamp has decided to pit the human race against extraterrestrial forces once again. Created by his new science fiction ...
08:11 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Essential's Home assistant is slick, circular and not ready
When Essential Inc., the stealth startup headed by Android co-founder Andy Rubin, teased that May 30th would be a big day, it wasn't lying. We've already taken our first look at the Essentia...
07:50 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget ASUS made an even bigger curved monitor especially for gamers
Yeah, ASUS, we get it: you're really into games these days. We're about halfway through the company's Republic of Gamers press conference here at Computex in Taipei, and we just got our...
07:10 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget ASUS crams a GTX 1080 into a 16.9mm-thick laptop
For most people, Zephyrus is the Greek god of the west wind, gently bringing spring, and fruit, to the peoples of the world. For gamers, you can be damn sure that definition is going to be quickly sup...
07:00 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget The colorful Strix Fusion headset can blink in sync with others
Imagine the following, if you will: with seconds on the clock, you sink the final, game-winning goal in a particularly frenzied Rocket League match. It's over. You've done it. And just like ...
06:53 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget This is Andy Rubins Essential Phone
After months of teases and speculation, Android creator Andy Rubin has unveiled the first smartphone by his new company, Essential. As expected, it's designed to be a no-compromise device with to...
06:31 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget ASUS ZenScreen is the slickest USB monitor I've ever seen
ASUS is known for its design chops, so much that it could turn even a router into an eye candy. The same goes for its latest USB monitor, the ZenScreen (MB16AC), which turned up on the Computex show f...
06:00 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Tuesday, May 30th 2017
Back to work. Taiwan's Computex PC show has kicked off, and ASUS appears to be dominating it again, with a simplified lineup of laptops and hybrids that continue to push the limits of light and t...
05:30 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget A connected electrode could end the shame of sweaty palms
It's hard not to get sweaty walking around here at Computex in Taipei, but Tony Cueva Bravo had moist palms for another reason. The Peruvian entrepreneur suffers from hyperhydrosis, a condition t...
04:41 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Intel claims 8th-gen chips will be 30 percent faster than 7th-gen
Intel's upcoming 8th generation processors could be more interesting than we initially thought. While the company previously said they would be a mere 15 percent improvement over 7th-gen chips --...
04:00 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Tech Hunters: Rediscovering the Macintosh
Apple may now be the world's biggest technology company, but in the eighties, its position wasn't so secure. The PC was market was small, albeit growing fast, and IBM's perceived domina...
03:30 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Dells Inspiron 27 7000 all-in-one is ready for VR
Good things come to those who wait, especially if the good thing you've been waiting for includes a VR-ready all-in-one. Dell is launching one such machine in the form of the Inspiron 27 7000, wh...
03:01 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Intels Core i9 Extreme Edition CPU is an 18-core beast
Last year at Computex, Intel unveiled its first 10-core consumer CPU, the company's move into the world of a "megatasking." It was a pricey chip, launching at around $1,700, but it sati...
02:46 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget Intels tiny Compute Card launches today with Dell and LG aboard
Intel's Compute Card seemed like a logical step forward for the chipmaker when it was announced back at CES. It's basically a small, credit-card sized device that packs in everything you...
12:47 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget NVIDIA 'Max-Q' gaming laptops are ultrabooks with GTX 1080 power
Based on NVIDIA's 2017 Computex announcements, PC gamers won't have to choose between bulky gaming laptops and desktop-level processing power for much longer. A new design called "Max-Q...
12:47 am -04 - Tue, May 30, 2017
Engadget NVIDIA 'Max-Q' gaming laptops: ultrabooks with GTX 1080 power
Based on NVIDIA's 2017 Computex announcements, PC gamers won't have to choose between bulky gaming laptops and desktop-level processing power for much longer. A new design called "Max-Q...
10:33 pm -04 - Mon, May 29, 2017
Engadget Facebook: German bill isn't 'suitable' to fight hate speech
Germany says sites like Facebook and Twitter aren't doing enough to combat hate speech and fake news on their platforms. The country's Ministry of Justice proposed a bill that, if approved, ...
08:52 pm -04 - Mon, May 29, 2017
Engadget Apple, Facebook and Google condemn Texas transgender bill
Proposed legislation in Texas has irked some of the biggest names in tech, sparking condemnation from the likes of Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook and 12 other influential tech leaders. If passed, this cont...
08:23 pm -04 - Mon, May 29, 2017
Engadget What's on TV: 'House of Cards,' 'Fear the Walking Dead'
This week the NBA and NHL are finally kicking off their final round of games, and it's time for the latest season of House of Cards to try and beat real-life political drama. AMC's The Walki...
06:16 pm -04 - Mon, May 29, 2017
Engadget PlayStation's E3 press conference is coming to a theater near you
E3 might be officially open to the public this year, but what if you don't want to book a flight to Los Angeles just to get a taste of what it's like to be there? Sony, at least, has you cov...
04:17 pm -04 - Mon, May 29, 2017
Engadget What we played in May
From in-depth features and interviews to the daily torrent of trailers and news, we write a lot about video games here. But there's only so much one team can cover, and often some of our favorite...
02:46 pm -04 - Mon, May 29, 2017
Engadget Mercedes-AMG's F1-based Project One rewrites the hypercar rulebook
"We are the first to make pure bred F1 technology roadworthy." AMG has finally shown the mechanical layout of its thousand-horsepower, Formula 1-inspired Project One hypercar at a sneak reve...
01:14 pm -04 - Mon, May 29, 2017
Engadget Here's everything ASUS unveiled at Computex 2017
It won't be long before laptops become so thin and light that you'll barely notice the heft of one in your bag on your commute. That's the main takeaway from ASUS' press conference...
12:43 pm -04 - Mon, May 29, 2017
Engadget UK property developer to trade parking spots for Uber credit
UK property developer Moda Living is building the kind of apartment blocks you might not mind renting forever -- that is, after you've decided you probably won't be able to buy anytime this ...
11:04 am -04 - Mon, May 29, 2017
Engadget Pacemakers are far more vulnerable to hacking than we thought
Back in January, the FDA has finally acknowledged that some pacemakers and other cardiac devices are vulnerable to hacking. But how vulnerable are they, exactly? A security company called WhiteScope h...
10:00 am -04 - Mon, May 29, 2017
Engadget Alienware 15 review: Bigger, but not necessarily better
Getting your hands on a bleeding-edge gaming laptop is an exercise in chasing chip architecture. It's sort of a waiting game. You wait for Intel and NVIDIA to upgrade their GPU and CPU standards,...
09:12 am -04 - Mon, May 29, 2017
Engadget ASUS' Tango-powered ZenFone AR will hit the US in July
We already knew from Google I/O that ASUS' ZenFone AR, the second-ever Tango phone (and the first to also support Daydream), was getting close to its official launch, and that it's coming to...
08:02 am -04 - Mon, May 29, 2017
Engadget Texas bill could mean jail time for flying a drone over oil facilities
The ebb and flow of legal rules when it comes to flying a drone, whether it's a cheap mainstream model or something a little more intense, is confusing. It also differs depending on country, and ...
06:29 am -04 - Mon, May 29, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Monday, May 29th 2017
Hey, good morning!Welcome to the new week. Most of you are probably enjoying a three-day weekend, but the show never stops at Engadget. We have a team of reporters settling into Taipei for Asia's...
04:52 am -04 - Mon, May 29, 2017
Engadget Silicon-laced diamonds could lead to practical quantum computers
Scientists already believe that diamonds could be a solid foundation for practical quantum computers. You can use atom-scale defects in diamond to store quantum bits that hold contradictory data (say...
02:30 am -04 - Mon, May 29, 2017
Engadget ASUS blew a hole in its newest wireless router
Wireless routers have been, for years, ugly black rectangles that we've habitually tried to bury behind our TVs and bookshelves. ASUS is hoping that you'll think differently about the Blue C...
02:20 am -04 - Mon, May 29, 2017
Engadget ASUS ZenBook Pro UX550 is a powerhouse with a 4K touchscreen
It's been well over two years since ASUS announced its original ZenBook Pro, and while it received a spec bump late last year, it's about time for the company to revamp its premium desktop r...
02:15 am -04 - Mon, May 29, 2017
Engadget ASUS ZenBook Flip S is the thinnest convertible yet
If you're shopping for a new laptop for the back-to-school season, get ready to be spoiled for choice. At its event in Taiwan today, ASUS showed off a slew of new laptops and convertibles, leadin...
12:00 am -04 - Mon, May 29, 2017
Engadget ARM's new mobile processors are built for AI on the go
When ARM showed up at Computex last year, it brought a bundle of smartphone processors that pushed for better mobile VR. As you might've noticed, though, AI is one of the big new trends in mobile...
10:45 pm -04 - Sun, May 28, 2017
Engadget Zepp phone apps use AI to study your basketball shots
You may know Zepp for sports tracking sensors you can slap on your baseball bat or soccer ball, but its latest tracking involves little more than your phone and a good view of the action. Its game rec...
09:17 pm -04 - Sun, May 28, 2017
Engadget 'Rime' creators will remove anti-tampering code if it's cracked
Game studios that use digital rights management (DRM) tools tend to defend it to the death, even after it's been cracked. It prevents 'casual' piracy and cheating, they sometimes argue....
07:26 pm -04 - Sun, May 28, 2017
Engadget Stars can turn into black holes without a supernova
As a rule, astronomers believe that stars have to explode in a supernova before they collapse into black holes. That violent death is always the cue, right? Not necessarily. Researchers have spott...
05:58 pm -04 - Sun, May 28, 2017
Engadget Nintendo might not be done boosting Switch production
It's no secret that Nintendo is facing a ton of demand for the Switch, to the point where it reportedly doubled production to keep up. Even that figure might be a tad conservative, however. The F...
04:27 pm -04 - Sun, May 28, 2017
Engadget USB-powered Sega Nomad gives you near-endless game time
Sega's Genesis Nomad was always something of a compromise (it was running 16-bit console games on mid-1990s handheld tech), but the battery life was a particularly sore point: it took six AA batt...
02:56 pm -04 - Sun, May 28, 2017
Engadget Conch shells hold the secret to impact-resistant armor
The conch shell is made of the same material as chalk, but unlike the crumbly rock, it's one of the toughest materials out there. If we can understand why it's so tough, we can mimic it to c...
01:54 pm -04 - Sun, May 28, 2017
Engadget Sony's latest E Ink tablet comes to the US in June
Did you see Sony's second-generation Digital Paper and realize you found your dream e-reader? If so, you'll get to do something about it very soon. Sony has announced that its latest 13.3-in...
12:30 pm -04 - Sun, May 28, 2017
Engadget The best bike lock
By Duncan NiederlitzThis 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 pic...
11:30 am -04 - Sun, May 28, 2017
Engadget After Math: That took long enough
It's been a big week of things finally happening. Uber's making good on the backpay it owes its drivers, Target settled its data breach lawsuits and some semen that spent nearly a year in sp...
06:06 am -04 - Sun, May 28, 2017
Engadget Sana's smart sleep goggles for insomniacs will be out in 2018
These sleep googles by a company called Sana Health cost a lot more than your typical mask, but it promises peaceful sleep 10 minutes after you put them on. That's because they more than just blo...
01:03 am -04 - Sun, May 28, 2017
Engadget Researchers find a more effective way to test self-driving cars
It's tricky to test self-driving cars. Even if you have hundreds of thousands of miles under your belt, it's still difficult to account for every possible real-world peril. Researchers think...
10:25 pm -04 - Sat, May 27, 2017
Engadget Mind-controlled bionic hand can help stroke patients move again
A team of scientists from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have proven that the mind-controlled device they developed can help stroke survivors regain control of their hands. ...
08:58 pm -04 - Sat, May 27, 2017
Engadget The original 'Crazy Taxi' is free to play on your smartphone
If you've ever wanted to understand the fuss over Crazy Taxi but didn't want to spend money on a piece of gaming history, you now have your chance. Sega has made it free to play both the An...
07:25 pm -04 - Sat, May 27, 2017
Engadget Google says it would cost too much to gather wage gap data
The Department of Labor will have to keep bugging Google for the salary records it's been asking for, because the tech titan keeps refusing to hand them over. Those records might be able to prove...
05:57 pm -04 - Sat, May 27, 2017
Engadget Construction starts on the world's largest optical telescope
After several years of planning and no shortage of financial anxiety, construction has officially started on the Extremely Large Telescope. Contractors are now building the main structure and dome of...
04:26 pm -04 - Sat, May 27, 2017
Engadget Google's AlphaGo retires from competition
To say that AlphaGo had a great run in the competitive Go scene would be an understatement: it has just defeated the world's number 1 Go player, Ke Jie, in a three-part match. Now that it has not...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, May 27, 2017
Engadget The search for a habitable second Earth
Contact with extraterrestrial life would be an epochal event. Even the discovery of a simple alien organism would be transformative, giving us unprecedented insight into how life forms on Earth and ot...
01:28 pm -04 - Sat, May 27, 2017
Engadget British Airways IT failure cancels many flights out of London
Airline glitches and the ensuing pandemonium are nothing new, but they've just hit one of the world's largest travel hubs. British Airways has suffered a global IT system failure so serious ...
01:28 pm -04 - Sat, May 27, 2017
Engadget British Airways IT failure cancels many flights out of London (updated)
Airline glitches and the ensuing pandemonium are nothing new, but they've just hit one of the world's largest travel hubs. British Airways has suffered a global IT system failure so serious ...
12:30 pm -04 - Sat, May 27, 2017
Engadget Recommended Reading: The bright future of free over-the-air TV
Free Over-the-Air TVIs Going to Get BetterJames K. Willcox,Consumer ReportsThanks to a new standard known as ATSC 3.0, over-the-air TV broadcasts will include all the newfangled tech like 4K and HDR. ...
11:00 am -04 - Sat, May 27, 2017
Engadget 'Fallen London' and the secret to writing an infinite gothic game
Writing a video game is nothing like penning a novel. But writing a never-ending, nonlinear, text-driven video game about a hellish alternate London stuffed with gothic intrigue and nearly a decade of...
09:30 am -04 - Sat, May 27, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: Control D-ing this show
Today on In Case You Missed It: When this show was announced on Engadget two years ago, we promised to find you the offbeat tech and science news you might have missed while following the previous day...
08:00 am -04 - Sat, May 27, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to the weekend. If you have an extra day off, then that may provide time to catch up on our new Tomorrow section, plus the latest Google Search feature and...
04:34 am -04 - Sat, May 27, 2017
Engadget Amazon UK's new video options will require a TV licence
Live TV viewers in the UK are supposed to pay a fee that supports services and content from the BBC. Lately, despite changes that closed the "iPlayer loophole," that still doesn't apply...
11:59 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Hisense 4K TVs look for a place to fit on crowded shelves
At CES we were quite impressed by the Hisense lineup of smart TVs, and now the company says its 2017 models are arriving at retail. The H6D, H7D, H9D and H9D Plus series cover a range of price points ...
10:36 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget BMW's latest motorcycle concept links futuristic style and tech
No doubt, BMW has come up with some cool conceptual vehicles lately, with a color-changing Mini and a futuristic, self-driving Next 100 auto. Its Motorrad Vision Next 100 motorcycle, revealed last Oct...
09:48 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Now you can design Google Photo Books on iOS or Android
Among the many things Google announced at I/O 2017 last week, one of them was the ability for people to create and order physical albums with Google Photos. The only problem with that, however, is you...
09:12 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Apple 'Neural Engine' chip could power AI on iPhones
Apple's focused on increasing the speed of every new mobile processor generation, most recently pairing its quad core A10 Fusion chips with its iPhone 7 and 7 Plus models last September. But to k...
07:40 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Watch us play the Nintendo Switch 'Arms' Global Testpunch
When Nintendo announced Splatoon for the Wii U, gamers weren't quite sure what to make of it. The idea of a competitive shooter from Nintendo was so bizarre, it was kind of hard to assess from a ...
07:17 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Google's Personal tab filters out everything but your own content
As people accumulate massive data troves on Gmail, Google Photos and other Google apps, the search giant wants to help people find what they're looking for among their own personal content. While...
06:31 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Lyft drivers can start planning pickups days in advance
Just as it does for riders, Lyft continues to improve the experience for its drivers. The latest effort is a feature that lets contractors deal with scheduled pickups up to seven days in advance, inst...
05:53 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget NASAs Juno mission discovers Jupiter is really weird
NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter has sent back a ton of data about our solar system's largest planet. The results from the orbiter's first big data-collection pass, which took place last ...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget What to expect at Computex 2017
We're pretty much half way through the year, which means it's Computex time. As usual, you'll find a handful of us running around the Taipei show floors next week, where we'll be g...
05:13 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Chipotle finds malware exposed credit card info across the US
Hackers stole credit card information from customers at Chipotle restaurants across the United States between March 24th and April 18th, the company announced today. Chipotle revealed in April that it...
04:52 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Tidal burns through its third CEO in two years
Yet another Tidal CEO is out. Jeff Toig, who took over the position from interim CEO Peter Tonstad in 2016, has reportedly left the company. Which means Tidal is now looking for its fourth chief execu...
04:31 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget MIT 3D-printed the shape-shifting future of pasta
A new research project from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Tangible Media Group combines 3D printing, molecular gastronomy and macaroni. According to MIT News, researchers Wen Wang a...
04:08 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Theresa May wants to force tech giants to curb extremist content
British Prime Minister Theresa May called on global leaders at the G7 conference in Sicily to force internet and social media companies stop the spread of terrorist content available online. "Mak...
04:01 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Don't scream: The new 'Friday the 13th' game is out today
After a slight delay, the first official Friday the 13th game since 1989 is available today on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. If you want to jump right into the action at Camp Crystal Lake, though, y...
03:40 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Sergey Brins secret airship will deliver aid and schlep his family
Last month, news dropped that Google co-founder Sergey Brin is building an airship on the sly -- not a traditional airplane but an honest-to-god helium-filled dirigible. While he insisted the project ...
03:18 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget The Facebook president and Zuck's racist rulebook
If a political campaign is an engine then propaganda is its oil, and its gas is the medium of communication with voters.The hacking of the DNC and tonnes of raw crude in propaganda mined out through W...
03:03 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Qualcomm pays BlackBerry $940 million in royalty spat
Qualcomm hasn't been very successful with its licensing practices. It's gotten into trouble in South Korea for charging phone makers over an "unnecessarily broad set of patents" It...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Forget flying cars and get ready for air taxis
Flying cars are dumb....
02:08 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Uber is free to operate in Italy on a long-term basis
If you're in Italy, you can use Uber. A court in Rome today annulled a temporary ban placed on Uber in early April that prevented the company from advertising and operating throughout the country...
01:36 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Google will work with Vietnam to remove toxic content
In line with recent agreements to prune their internet content in certain countries, Google's parent company Alphabet will now work with Vietnam's government to remove "toxic" info...
01:02 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Almost every adult still watches TV the old-fashioned way
Surprise: an overwhelming majority of adults still watch TV on a TV despite cord-cutting and the prevalence of mobile broadband. 92 percent of those aged 18 and older according to a recent report from...
12:23 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget The exciting world of credit card terminals is coming to VR
In maybe the most boring VR announcement to date, payment processing company WorldPay has decided to bring its services to virtual worlds.The UK-based company, one of the leading payment processors wo...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget The best turntable for casual listening
By Chris HeinonenThis 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...
11:44 am -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Facebook and Google ask Congress for surveillance reform (again)
It's no secret that the American government monitors the web data of non-citizens it considers potential threats. But major tech companies such as Facebook, Microsoft, and Google are looking to c...
11:25 am -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Windows metadata bug has been waiting to cripple older machines
If you're still using Windows 7 or Windows 8, there's another security issue you need to be aware of aside from Wannacry. This one won't hold your computer ransom for bitcoin, though. A...
11:25 am -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Windows metadata bug has been waiting to cripple older machines (updated)
If you're still using Windows 7 or Windows 8, there's another security issue you need to be aware of aside from Wannacry. This one won't hold your computer ransom for bitcoin, though. A...
10:58 am -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget A Paris school is using AI to monitor distracted students
For those of us who zone out during university lectures, the temptation multiplies when you taking classes from home. Next fall, a business school in France will try to stop online students from getti...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Truly intelligent enemies could change the face of gaming
Live, die, repeat -- the tagline for the 2014 science-fiction film Edge of Tomorrow -- describes its protagonist, who "respawned" every time he died in the real world. Critics noted that the...
10:14 am -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget 'Far Cry 5' brings cult mayhem to Hope County February 27th
Far Cry 5 is going to be a little different than you might expect. The new announcement trailer paints a picture of pastoral life that lends itself surprisingly well to the franchise's familiar t...
10:00 am -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Everything you need to know about mobile Amber Alerts
At 2:38 PM on May 19th, 2017, my phone buzzed, emitting a high-pitched tone. So did the phone of my colleague Roberto Baldwin, who was standing with me in a Starbucks near our office. Actually, all of...
09:27 am -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Oculus Rift officially supports the HTC Vives best feature
The Oculus Rift has technically supported room-scale VR since the system's Touch motion controllers first went on sale last December. But purchasing an additional sensor didn't guarantee foo...
09:02 am -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Time-bending shooter 'Superhot VR' arrives on HTC Vive
Superhot VR didn't start life as an Oculus Rift game, but it eventually made it to the VR headset. With dual-wielding guns and further tweaks to improve the title for a new interface, it turned i...
08:38 am -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' update gives cheaters lousy monsters
With a new update, Pok&eacute;mon Go cheaters won't be banned, but instead thrown into a depressing purgatory. As spotted by Reddit's hardcore Pok&eacute;mon Go site, Silph Road, Nia...
07:44 am -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Kodak's chunky, retro cameraphone is coming to the US
You might not hear much about Kodak these days, but the brand still exists -- it even released a new smartphone with a humongous camera in Europe last year. Now, that same phone named after its Ektra ...
06:00 am -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Friday, May 26th 2017
Welcome to Friday morning. In the last 24 hours, we gazed at SpaceX's latest rocket tests and heard about major financial companies involving themselves in bitcoin. Meanwhile, Microsoft's Tw...
04:17 am -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget The Monster Hunter series is coming to Nintendo's Switch
We knew it was going to happen. Capcom will be bringing its hugely popular (at least in Japan) action RPG to Nintendo's hybrid console, although the first title won't be a completely new ite...
02:00 am -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Raspberry Pi is merging with a coding foundation
Raspberry Pi's credit card-sized computers have helped kickstart a coding revolution. Thanks to their low cost, major companies like Google and VMWare have distributed thousands of the DIY boards...
12:51 am -04 - Fri, May 26, 2017
Engadget Second-gen Moto 360 smartwatches will get Android Wear 2.0 soon
A bunch of smartwatches got Android Wear 2.0 when it finally came out in April, but sadly, Moto 360 wasn't one of them. The company promised a late-May availability, and it sounds like it's ...
11:21 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget SmartCar connects Facebook's chatbot to your Tesla
We've seen AI-powered chatbots for almost everything, and now a company called Smartcar has developed one specifically for Tesla electric vehicles. Owners can access any number of features via Te...
10:21 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget The educational games of your youth have their own museum exhibit
The Minnesota Education Computing Corporation might not be the most recognizable game developer today, but if you went to elementary school in the US anytime in the eighties or nineties, then you'...
09:22 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Android exploit adds secret, thieving layers to your phone
Researchers from UC Santa Barbara and Georgia Tech have discovered a fresh class of Android attacks, called Cloak and Dagger, that can operate secretly on a phone, allowing hackers to log keystrokes, ...
08:31 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Keybase brings seamless encrypted chats to anyone on the web
Keybase is on a mission to make end-to-end encryption as easy as possible, everywhere you go online. After launching frictionless encrypted file sharing last year, the open-source security company rol...
07:52 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Amazon opens its first drive-through grocery store
Need to pick up some supplies but can't be bothered to walk across a parking lot for them? Amazon's got you covered. In Seattle on Thursday, the company opened a grocery store that doesn...
06:43 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Popular iOS notes app Bear adds sketching (and stickers)
Bear, a fast, lightweight and lovely note-taking app for iOS and the Mac, has been building a following over the past year or so. The app's excellent design, small but essential feature set and s...
06:11 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Teslas Model 3 budget EV can do 0 to 60 in 5.6 seconds
Some of the performance details of Tesla's Model 3, which is set to begin production in July, were leaked today by insiders at the Tesla Model 3 Owners Club. An infographic comparing the new, $35...
05:45 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget The Wirecutter's best deals: Save $60 on a PlayStation VR
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...
05:19 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Disney CEO Bob Iger now says the company wasn't hacked
A couple of weeks ago, The Hollywood Reporter revealed that Disney CEO Bob Iger had emailed employees about a ransom demand. Rumors indicated that hackers claimed to have a copy of an upcoming movie, ...
04:54 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Titanfall 2 gets its first new mech
Titanfall 2 was one of last year's most hotly-anticipated --and well-received -- titles and the team behind it has kept its multiplayer scene alive with several free DLC releases. While the playe...
04:32 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Android co-founder teases smartphone reveal date on Twitter
Android co-founder Andy Rubin teased us with a photo of his new smartphone this past March. The glimpse was small, showing only a corner of the new phone made by Rubin's company, Essential Produc...
04:32 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Android co-founder teases smartphone reveal date on Twitter (updated)
Android co-founder Andy Rubin teased us with a photo of his new smartphone this past March. The glimpse was small, showing only a corner of the new phone made by Rubin's company, Essential Produc...
04:02 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Baidus text-to-speech system mimics a variety of accents perfectly'
Chinese tech giant Baidu's text-to-speech system, Deep Voice, is making a lot of progress toward sounding more human. The latest news about the tech are audio samples showcasing its ability to ac...
03:40 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Robot uses machine-learning to grab objects on the first try
Training robots how to grasp various objects without dropping them usually requires a lot of practice. But a new robot, designed by researchers at UC Berkeley and Siemens and described in an upcoming ...
03:18 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Instagram Direct doesn't care about your photo orientation
Instagram Direct debuted in 2013 as a way to send photos and videos, well, directly to your friends on the photo sharing service. The Facebook-owned company has added more features to the system over ...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Your mall will basically have to be psychic to survive
Repeat after me: Shopping is therapy. Whether you believe it or not, the rush some of us get from buying a new dress or gadget can be cathartic. And in the not-too-distant future, real-world shopping ...
02:46 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Texas legislature overrules Austin, allows Uber and Lyft to return
When Austin citizens voted in May 2016 to require fingerprint-based background checks from ride-sharing drivers and ban passenger pickup in traffic lanes, Uber and Lyft promptly pulled out of the city...
02:31 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget HTC Link promises a high-end VR experience with a smartphone
Consumers with an interest in VR currently have two options: The high-end systems, such as the Oculus Rift, have their own displays and are powered by a computer. The more portable systems, like the S...
02:12 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Class-action suit alleges GM cheated emissions test
Yet another automaker has potentially been caught trying to cheat on its EPA emissions tests. Following VW's "diesel-gate" SNAFU in 2015 and the Justice Department going after Fiat-Chry...
01:55 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Draft bill gives the government power to control your drone
Drones have been the focus of many security initiatives, like the "sky fence" in the Channel Islands that jams pilot signals to stop drones from bringing contraband into the prison. Remotely...
01:18 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Everyone's favorite useless Pokemon gets its own game
It's pretty obvious that Pok&eacute;mon Go wouldn't have been the worldwide success without, well, Pokemon. Niantic and Nintendo tapped a phenomenally rich vein of wish fulfillment when ...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Lyft challenges Uber Black with its own luxury cars
Lyft passengers who prefer a black Audi or Lexus to the ubiquitous Toyota Camry can rest easy. On Thursday, Lyft launched their Lux service in New York City, San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles and C...
12:39 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget T-Mobile launching its flexible 'Digits' plan on May 31st
T-Mobile has been working on a new type of multi-number, multi-device phone service. Digits, one of the company's UnCarrier moves, is now through beta testing and ready to launch at the end of th...
12:19 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Microsofts Twitch competitor gets a new name and co-op streaming
While Twitch has been busy expanding the breadth of what you can watch on its platform, Microsoft has been quietly improving how you watch and broadcast with its Beam service. Just to get it out of th...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Binge-watching will be as easy as breathing
It's never been a better time to be a media addict. We're in the midst of a television renaissance, where writers are pushing the medium to new heights. It's easier than ever to get acc...
11:57 am -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget B&O hides high-end speakers in hexagonal wall art
When buying a new piece of tech that's going to live with you for years, your primary concern is balancing price, features and future-proofing. But some products don't wave spec sheets aroun...
11:20 am -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Youre more rational on a smartphone than on a PC
Could the device you're using -- smartphone versus PC -- affect the moral decisions you make when using the device? A study published in the journal Computers in Human Behavior suggests that it&#...
10:57 am -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget IFTTT's free 'maker' tier lets anyone create and share recipes
We thought the combined might of Domino's Pizza and IFTTT shortcuts was as good as it might get, but that may just be the start. IFTTT is opening up its recipe/ applet creating platform to everyo...
10:28 am -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Alto uses your emails to clean up your calendar
Smartphones are an absolute godsend for organizing... well, pretty much everything. Yet despite all they do for us, it can still be hugely frustrating when your various calendar apps don't play n...
10:17 am -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Imzy, the nice Reddit, is shutting down
Imzy, an online community that billed itself as Reddit, but for nice people, has announced that it will be closing down. In a statement, CEO Dan McComas admitted that after two years, the site was una...
09:53 am -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Rocket Lab nails first orbital rocket launch from a private pad
Rocket Lab has successfully launched its 56-foot-tall Electron rocket for the first time. The relatively tiny vehicle designed to ferry small payloads to orbit reached outer space around 20 minutes pa...
09:30 am -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Listening to starlight: Our ongoing search for alien intelligence
Six hours a day, seven days a week, for four straight months. That's how long radio astronomer Frank D. Drake pointed the 26-meter telescope at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) res...
09:01 am -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget A major investment company is taking bitcoin very seriously
Many predicted that the world would soon lose interest in bitcoin. Yet, eight years after its inception, its surprisingly robust Blockchain tech and prominence on the darkweb has led to the cryptocurr...
08:44 am -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget BBC Store to close because people prefer streaming
The BBC has confirmed it will close its digital download store less than 18 months after it launched following poor sales and tough competition from streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Video. T...
08:28 am -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget SpaceX begins test-firing parts of its biggest rocket
Sorry folks, things are about to get heavy, by which we mean that SpaceX has begun test-firing the boosters for the Falcon Heavy. The company posted a clip of the event from last week, showing a side ...
08:00 am -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Siri will soon control Belkin's WeMo smart switches
WeMo, Belkin's line of smart light switches and plugs, will soon be compatible with Apple's HomeKit. Its products already give you a way to control the electronics in your home wherever you ...
07:02 am -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Netflix cancels Baz Luhrmanns The Get Down
Netflix won't be renewing The Get Down after just one season. With filmmaker Baz Luhrmann at the helm, the show cost $120 million to produce, making it one of the most expensive TV productions in...
06:00 am -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Thursday, May 25th 2017
Hey, good morning!Welcome to hump day, and the Nokia 3310 is back for another round. Meanwhile, we explain why the legal system is ill-prepared for the future intersection of sex and technology, and t...
04:20 am -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Google's AlphaGo is the best Go player in the world
In the latest round of man versus machine, machine has come out on top. Google's AlphaGo beat Go world champion Ke Jie for a second time in as many days, taking an unassailable lead in the three-...
03:17 am -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Egypt blocks Al Jazeera and other sites for 'supporting terrorism'
People living in Egypt will have to put their VPNs to work accessing 21 websites the the country has banned. According to state news agency MENA, Egypt has blocked Al Jazeera's main website and 2...
12:44 am -04 - Thu, May 25, 2017
Engadget Twitter adds all 69 new emoji to its arsenal
Twitter has stepped up its emoji game in a big way. The social network is one of the first platforms to make all 69 Emoji 5.0 icons available to its users, and they include a few new flags, a woman wi...
11:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Gogoro 2 makes the electric scooter lifestyle more comfortable
About two years after we first rode the Gogoro Smartscooter, the company is back with a sequel. The Gogoro 2 and Gogoro 2 Plus lightly rework the original, with a second gen motor and powertrain that ...
11:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Acer crammed a quantum dot display into a 10-inch tablet
While it may not be the first name in tablets, Acer has produced some respectable touchscreen devices in the past. Last month, the company unveiled a wide range of new 2-in-1 devices in its compelling...
11:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Acer's Nitro 5 notebook is meant for gamers on a budget
As a company with several indistinguishable product lines, the last thing Acer needs is another family of laptops to follow. But with the Nitro 5, it's hoping to make a dent in the increasingly i...
10:39 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Intel takes two big steps to push Thunderbolt 3 on PCs
Do you have Thunderbolt 3 on your PC? No? It's not surprising. Your system needs a separate (read: expensive) chip to handle the ultra-fast connector, and Intel hasn't made the specification...
10:11 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget TSA may ask you to unpack tablets and cluttered carry-on bags
While it looks like the airline industry has successfully held off the US Department of Homeland Security's proposed laptop ban for now, the government will soon be giving carry-on bags an extra ...
09:42 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Castlevania series goes vampire hunting July 7th on Netflix
These days, Netflix isn't just releasing a lot of streaming content, it's betting on topicality and nostalgia to win. In the last week, it confirmed a Dark Crystal prequel and a tweet-inspir...
09:02 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Facebook will court 'millennials' with its original videos
Facebook's dreams of pushing original video shows may be delayed, but that's doing little to stop its ever-growing ambitions. Reuters sources claim that Facebook has landed deals with a sle...
08:17 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Amazon's iOS app inexplicably adds photo stickers
Back in February, Amazon added its product- and barcode-recognition technology, "Flow," to its iOS shopping app. The feature had its own standalone app, but bringing it to the main one let u...
07:26 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget DJI's palm-sized Spark drone delivers epic selfies
Everyone loves taking selfies, even if they don't like to admit it. And if you're looking to take those snaps of yourself to the next level, DJI's new, cutesy Spark drone may be just fo...
07:03 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Congressional internet privacy bill would counter FCC rollbacks
The US House of Representatives may have voted to roll back the FCC's privacy rules and let internet providers sell your browser history without your explicit permission, but there's a prope...
06:14 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Google Photos adds an archive button to declutter your stream
Google Photos has been gently nudging users to store and share more on its service lately. Earlier this month, the Photos team unveiled some AI-powered sharing suggestions and a Google Lens integratio...
05:48 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Sensor-embedded plastic wrap makes brain surgery safer
It almost goes without saying that brain surgery requires extreme precision, but there hasn't been much advancement in brain mapping techniques for the past two decades. What good is a breakthrou...
05:04 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Bacteria open vents in this shirt when you sweat
Fashion and tech are teaming up yet again. Engineers at MIT have designed a workout suit that responds to your body heat, according to a study published last week in Science Advances. The clothing, ma...
04:42 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget NASA probe on a fast track to reach metallic asteroid
While NASA's plans to put humans on Mars have suffered recent setbacks, its unmanned robotic programs are achieving milestones on a daily basis. Earlier this year, NASA announced that it had appr...
04:20 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Twitter's live 360-degree videos arrive on Apple TV
Twitter launched its very first streaming app on Apple TV last year with the promise of Thursday Night Football and live sports. Now it's expanding its television repertoire with even more live c...
04:01 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Attackers can use video subtitles to hijack your devices
Be careful before you fire up media player software to play that foreign-language movie -- it might be a way for intruders to compromise your system. Check Point researchers have discovered an exploit...
03:38 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Ellen coyly hints at return to standup with Netflix special
It's been over 15 years since Ellen DeGeneres took the stage for a proper stand-up special. With a smash hit daytime talk show, a record-setting Twitter account and bonafide American treasure sta...
03:20 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Boeing is building DARPA's new hypersonic space plane
A few years ago, DARPA started work on a new experimental aircraft project called the XS-1, a vehicle designed to make launching satellites a faster, less expensive endeavor. Today, that project just ...
03:03 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget UC Berkeley researchers teach computers to be curious
When you played through Super Mario Bros. or Doom for the very first time, chances are you didn't try to speedrun the entire game but instead started exploring -- this despite not really knowing ...
02:44 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Let Sony's favorite developers help pick your next game (updated)
Four years on and the PlayStation 4's digital storefront is pretty well stocked. But finding more obscure stuff to buy isn't the easiest and the search function kind of sucks. As a way of ad...
02:21 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget FCC stonewalls demands for evidence of cyberattack
The FCC swears that a denial of service attack hit its servers hours after Last Week Tonight's John Oliver rallied support for net neutrality, but where's the evidence? Well, don't expe...
02:04 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget EU approves plans forcing Facebook and YouTube to act on hate speech
The European Union has just approved a proposal to implement Europe's very first mandatory social media restrictions. In a bid to clamp down on hate speech across Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, t...
01:50 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Doomed Mars lander wasn't equipped for supersonic conditions
Last October, the European Space Agency (ESA) lost contact with the ExoMars Schiaparelli lander as it descended to Mars' surface. A few days later, the NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter snapped a ...
01:35 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Facebook redesigns Trending topics in its war on filter bubbles
The fight against filter bubbles is on. Facebook's latest redesign focuses on its Trending news section, and it's a direct attempt to combat the "filter bubble" effect that happens...
01:03 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget FDA approves a more 'personalized' cancer drug
Cancer treatments are becoming more personal. The Food and Drug Administration recently gave accelerated approval for Keytruda, a pre-existing drug from Merck, for use on patients diagnosed with solid...
12:41 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Anyone in the US can use Facebook for personal fundraising
You no longer have to be part of a privileged few to try out Facebook's personal fundraising. The social network has just made its do-it-yourself donation campaigns available to every adult in th...
12:19 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Republicans back straight-to-voicemail robocall plan
Everyone loves getting robocalls, right? Because if there's one thing that everybody trusts, it's an automated system selling you something you definitely don't need. Unfortunately, it ...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget What is mobile gigabit and why should you care?
You may have heard about this thing called a gigabit phone recently. The term was thrown around a lot during the launch of Samsung's Galaxy S8, since that's the first commercially available ...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget What is mobile gigabit, and why should you care?
You may have heard about this thing called a gigabit phone recently. The term was thrown around a lot during the launch of Samsung's Galaxy S8, since that's the first commercially available ...
11:40 am -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget You can fly DJI's cutesy Spark drone with hand gestures
DJI made a name for itself with its chunky flying Phantom drones, but within the last year we've seen the company really embrace the value of smallness. Despite numerous delays, the Mavic Pro was...
11:21 am -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Russia is building a secure Skype knock-off
Russia's state-owned technology business, Rostec, is building a secure voice and video communications platform. In a statement, the company revealed that the system will be a "Russian analog...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget The law isnt ready for the internet of sexual assault
If the Mirai botnet taught us anything, it's that no device connected to the internet is safe from hacking.In that incident, malware hijacked thousands of devices, including DVRs, modems and secu...
10:38 am -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget 'Battlefield 1' DLC adds a playable female soldier class
By turning the clocks back to World War 1, DICE has created arguably one of the best games in the Battlefield series. Now, with Battlefield 1's latest DLC, the developer is using our tragic past ...
10:18 am -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Xbox's Game Pass offers 100 titles starting June 1st
Remember when we told you that Microsoft was launching its own Netflix-style subscription service for games? Well, thanks to Danny Mcbride, we now know that it's coming to an Xbox One near you on...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Sphero's latest app-controlled toy is a 'Cars 3' tie-in
Sphero's made a name for itself with connected, rolling toys like the Ollie, SPRK and, perhaps most famously, the Star Wars-inspired BB-8. Of course, the company couldn't have brought its re...
09:55 am -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Get a lifetime of Zoolz 1TB of cloud storage for $30
If you've ever been on the wrong side of a hard drive crash, you know the stress and frustration that goes along with losing your valuable data. There's no shortage of cloud backup services ...
09:45 am -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Apple launches free courses for the next generation of app coders
Apple has unveiled a free curriculum designed to teach high school and community college students app coding schools. The Swift language course has already been adopted by six US community college sys...
09:30 am -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget The Long Now: Planning for a future 10,000 years away
In an age of self-driving cars, virtual reality worlds and artificial intelligence, some would say the future is already here. Technology moves at such breakneck speeds that companies in Silicon Valle...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Samsung's cheaper, cuter Gear 360 cam arrives May 25th
Samsung's updated Gear 360 is almost here -- you'll only have to wait one more day to be able to get it in the US. The 360-degree camera will be available tomorrow, May 25th, in store and on...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget The new Nokia 3310 is too basic for 2017
Nostalgia's a funny thing. It makes us leave the house in the dead of night to imprison a wild Clefairy and scramble over each other to buy an NES Classic Edition decades after we sold our origin...
08:31 am -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Nintendo's Switch has a retro gamepad option thanks to 8Bitdo
If you've got a Nintendo Switch and an 8Bitdo gamepad lying around, there's good news: the two can now play together. 8Bitdo has released a firmware update that will let its entire controlle...
08:02 am -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Comcast tries to shut down pro-net neutrality site
Internet advocacy group, Fight for the Future, says Comcast sent it a cease-and-desist order demanding the group take down Comcastroturf.com on the grounds that it violates the company's "va...
07:10 am -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Travelex's fee-free travel Supercard is shutting down
Travellers looking to eliminate exchange fees on purchases abroad will soon have to find another provider after Travelex confirmed its Supercard program is to shut down. The company has written to cus...
07:00 am -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Garmin crams 5K and AR into its latest 360-degree camera
Thanks to the steady growth of VR, 360-degree cameras are now the latest object of lust for videographers. Yet with many of the more mainstream options outputting low res videos, Garmin's taking ...
06:00 am -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Wednesday, May 24th 2017
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Microsoft stripped the numbers from its new Surface Pro hybrid, and we talk the future of fashion, as well as why the perfect prosthetic hand is still many years w...
06:00 am -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Polar's new fitness tracker constantly monitors your heart rate
Polar's latest fitness band called the A370 is a multi-tasker like the company's older wearables, and at $20 less than its predecessor, it's definitely the better choice. It monitors yo...
04:30 am -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget PayPal sues Pandora over confusingly similar logos
Back in October, Pandora donned a new look and launched a new logo that looked very familiar to anyone who's ever used PayPal before. Now the online payment system is taking Pandora to court, acc...
04:00 am -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Tech Hunters: the unstoppable, unbreakable Nokia 3310
Modern day smartphones may shudder at the mere thought of being dropped but for the Nokia 3310, it was just another day at the office. First released at the turn of the millennium, the impenetrablecan...
02:23 am -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Blockstack's decentralized internet browser uses bitcoin tech
Blockchains used to be exclusively associated with bitcoins until other industries saw how useful the digital distributed ledger can be. Walmart used it to identify expired food that needed to be pull...
01:18 am -04 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Engadget Starz app streams 'American Gods' to your Samsung Smart TV
If you've wanted to watch the likes of American Gods or Outlander with little more than an internet connection and your TV, you no longer need one of Sony's sets to make it happen. Starz ha...
11:52 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Facebook's latest journalism fix connects users with local news
Earlier this year, Mark Zuckerberg and company announced the Facebook Journalism Project -- an initiative to repair the social network's reputation with journalists and help fight the spread of f...
10:21 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Daimler bets big on luxury EVs with new battery plant
Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler is incredibly bullish about electric vehicles. So much so that it's recently broken ground on another battery plant in Germany, a stone's throw from its existing ...
09:18 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Google's $5,000 4K digital whiteboard goes on sale
It only took half a year, but Google's first take on a digital whiteboard is finally available. Google has started selling the Jamboard in the US for $4,999 plus $600 per year for management and ...
08:14 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Warby Parker has an app that checks your eyes at home
Usually, completing a vision test for new glasses requires a trip to the optometrist and the glasses store. Newly announced technology could change that, however. Warby Parker, which started out as a ...
07:39 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget US sues Fiat Chrysler over diesel emissions cheating
Volkswagen definitely won't be the only major automaker hauled into court for cheating on diesel emissions tests in recent years. In the wake of EPA accusations from January, the US Department o...
06:59 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Google will track your shopping trips to prove its ads work
First, Google followed you to the store using location data, much like Foursquare. Then its launched its Express shopping service. Now, it will track billions of credit and debit card transactions in ...
06:34 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget IKEA's affordable smart lights will dim with your voice
Last month, IKEA launched its own line of low-cost smart lighting, called TR&Aring;DFRI, and up until now, users have had to rely on a remote control or a proprietary app to use the product. But n...
06:09 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget CBS greenlights another James Corden show... on Snapchat
James Corden's viral-friendly Carpool Karaoke videos have given The Late Late Show exposure well beyond it's timeslot. Now CBS wants to squeeze out a little more of Corden's magic by gi...
05:44 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget US senator wants to make sure the FTC takes smart toys seriously
It's not just parents that are worrying about the security of connected toys. Senator Mark Warner has sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission grilling it about efforts to protect kids'...
05:23 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Wikimedia is clear to sue the NSA
A federal appeals court has ruled the Wikimedia Foundation does have grounds to sue the National Security Agency over its use of warrantless surveillance tools. A district judge shot down Wikimedia�...
04:57 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget China's LeEco lays US ambitions to rest with massive layoffs
Several days ago, the CEO of Chinese corporation LeEco, Jia Yueting, resigned. While he remains chairman of the company, the move followed worrying announcements over the past six months: Growing so q...
04:36 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Google simplifies sharing notes, calendars and photos with family
Google knows that a large part of its customer base probably have families. That's why it introduced a family plan option to Google Music a couple of years ago, as well as Family Library sharing ...
04:14 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Mediums existential makeover continues with a revamped homepage
Despite its high profile, Medium still hasn't quite figured out what it is in the five years since it launched as a minimalist blogging platform. In the meantime, Medium has pivoted from tech com...
03:53 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Uber admits New York drivers were underpaid for years
Uber drivers have it tough lately. They have to deal with rate hikes they won't see directly, company plans for self-driving cars, and higher insurance rates. Uber doesn't have it much easie...
03:30 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Fashion and technology will inevitably become one
There's no denying that the technology world is obsessed with fashion. Amazon, Apple and Google, three of the biggest names in tech, are all trying to carve their own path into the fashion space....
03:14 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Target settles with 47 states over its 2013 data breach
Believe it or not, Target still isn't done paying the price for the 2013 breach that exposed the shopping data of tens of millions of customers. The retailer has reached a settlement with 47 stat...
02:58 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget New York forces smart lock maker to improve its security
Smart locks promise the security of a traditional lock without the need to carry around a key. Most can be unlocked with a mobile app or an RFID-equipped card you can store in your wallet. Unfortunate...
02:37 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Overwatch turns one with more skins for your arsenal
Last week, Blizzard answered the susurrous rising from Overwatch fans wondering whether the studio would celebrate the game's one-year anniversary: Yes, an event was in the works. (And there was ...
02:16 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget The Galaxy S8 iris scanner can be hacked with aging tech
Biometrics are becoming our next de facto security measure, and they're supposed to be a vast improvement on easily-forgotten and hackable passwords. Yet a point-and-shoot camera, laser printer a...
01:54 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Facebook defends content policy after guidelines leak
Facebook has caught its share of flak from critics of its leaked content rules. Some are worried that it's being too lenient on abusers, while others are convinced it's engaging in heavy-ha...
01:33 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Twitch adds video speed controls to slow down that amazing play
Now that Twitch is making a bigger deal out of pre-recorded videos, it's competing more directly with services like YouTube -- and that means adding the kind of playback controls you take for gra...
01:12 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Mouse semen experiment suggests humans can reproduce in space
Humans have become relatively experienced at living and working in space aboard the International Space Station. Now, we're looking forward to the next step: reproduction.Mouse sperm, which was f...
12:51 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Microsoft made a version of Windows 10 for the Chinese government
Microsoft and the Chinese government's relationship in the past hasn't been the best. That rocky past makes the news that the pair have worked together on a version of Windows 10 for governm...
12:30 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget We're not getting Luke Skywalker's prosthetics any time soon
In 1937, robot hobbyist "Bill" Griffith P. Taylor of Toronto invented the world's first industrial robot. It was a crude machine, dubbed the Robot Gargantua by its creator. The crane-li...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Facebook can keep your trash talk private during live events
Facebook wants to be a serious destination for online video, and it's fleshing out its Live streaming experience to help it get there. Consider the process of talking about up-to-the-minute event...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Twitters new interactive cards help you slide into brands DMs
Twitter has been working hard to find new ways for brands and advertisers to connect with its users, especially since becoming a public company in 2013. Hey, shareholders need to make that money. But ...
11:43 am -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Apple plans to make Safari scrolling a lot smoother
Apple is making changes to its mobile Safari browser that will make scrolling work smoother across all websites, according to posts on Hacker News and Daring Fireball. Right now, regular pages scroll ...
11:23 am -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Blizzard launches an 'Overwatch' league for amateurs
Blizzard's colorful shooter may be one of the most popular multiplayer games out right now, but its eSport scene hasn't exactly got off to the best start. With rumors circulating that a slot...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Pinterest Lens finds recipes based on your weekend brunch pics
Pinterest announced its image recognition tool back in February, but the company has already added a number of improvements since then. Today, the company is revealing the latest addition to Lens: ful...
10:52 am -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Instagram helps you hide unwanted photos instead of deleting them
That sloppy Instagram selfie from 2 AM on the walk home. That glut of ice coffee compositions. That once-happy vacation photo with your ex. There are no shortage of reasons to delete your old Instagra...
10:34 am -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Alexa can control your dumb AC unit using Ambi's smart hub
Some of you may recall that back in October 2014, Hong Kong startup Ambi Labs unveiled its Ambi Climate as a gateway between your smartphone and your dumb air conditioner at home. But it isn't ju...
10:20 am -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Snapchat's custom Stories put you in control of curation
Sure, Facebook and Instagram have been copying the crap out of Snapchat's Stories feature, but the ephemeral messaging app still remains one step ahead. For now, anyway. Snapchat is maintaining i...
10:09 am -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Microsoft's new Surface Pen should feel more like writing on paper
A new Surface Pro just wouldn't be the same without improvements to its companion pen, and Microsoft is going all-out with the upgrades this time around. It's introducing a new Surface Pen t...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Instagram is grouping Stories to make them easier to find
Seeing as Instagram's Stories is fast becoming one of the app's most popular features, the company is taking steps to make it even more visible. Instagram already had Stories on its Explore ...
09:42 am -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget 2017 Smart ForTwo ED is cheaper than its smaller, slower charging predecessor
The latest Smart ForTwo ED already has a bevy of advantages compared with its predecessor. It's bigger, its motor is more potent with 80 horsepower and 115 pound-feet of torque, and it charges wa...
09:30 am -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: World's largest wind farm gets rolling
Today on In Case You Missed It: Danish power company Dong Energy (yes, really) has started up the world's largest wind farm in Liverpool Bay. The farm consists of thirty-turbines in total, with e...
09:15 am -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Huaweis first laptop is a MacBook clone in looks alone
Hot on the heels of Microsoft announcing the Surface Laptop, Huawei is ready to unveil its first real Windows 10 notebook. It's called the MateBook X, and it might remind you of Apple's 12-i...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Samsung's pricey Galaxy Book is a flawed powerhouse
Samsung's Galaxy Book isn't the company's first attempt at taking the Surface Pro head-on: Last year's TabPro S was clearly inspired by Microsoft's convertible. But, sluggish ...
08:36 am -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Microsoft made the Surface Pro both lighter and quieter
Microsoft has mostly left the Surface Pro line untouched since late 2015, but the company is finally giving it a long overdue refresh today. Announced at an event in Shanghai earlier, the new machine ...
08:29 am -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Apple saw a jump in security requests at the end of 2016
Transparency reports are the main way that tech companies can tell us that the authorities have been asking to look at user data. In its report for the second half of 2016, Apple said that the number ...
08:00 am -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Scribd's all-you-can read service adds major newspaper articles
Scribd's transformation into an all-you-can-read subscription-based service hasn't always been smooth-sailing, but it's truly moving farther away from its PDF roots. The company has jus...
07:05 am -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Singapore's RoboCop car has its own intruder-chasing drone
If RoboCop has a gun in his thigh, this robotic security car from Singapore has a drone that it can send after intruders. Singaporean startup Otsaw Digital has created a 176-pound golf-cart-sized auto...
06:00 am -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Tuesday, May 23rd 2017
The newest TV technology is a stretchable OLED display, a patent troll lawyer meets karma, and this week we're talking about Tomorrow. No, not Wednesday, the conceptual one....
05:50 am -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Amazon UK takes on Sky with TV Channel add-ons for Prime Video
In its bid to become the cord-cutting service of choice, Amazon UK has confirmed it's bringing Channel add-ons to the UK. The service allows Prime subscribers to bolt subscriptions from various U...
04:52 am -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Googles AlphaGo AI defeats the worlds best human Go player
Google's AI star, AlphaGo, wins again. It bested Ke Jie, the world's best Go player, by just half a point -- the closest margin possible. After the match, Google's DeepMind CEO Demis Ha...
03:45 am -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Nokia and Apple end their patent fight and become health allies
Over recent months, Apple has been embroiled lawsuits related to patent licensing. While its fight with Qualcomm continues to rumble on, the company confirmed today that it's resolved one of its ...
02:28 am -04 - Tue, May 23, 2017
Engadget Pakistan investigates army critics on social media
Pakistani authorities are on a mission to squash all anti-military sentiments online. Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan directed the country's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to invest...
11:41 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget 'Gray Pubic' is proof even AI can't get paint names right
When the robots take over your job, remember this: you can try naming paints for a living. Research scientist and neural network enthusiast Janelle Shane experimented with the idea of using AI to name...
11:10 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Valve hired the team behind 'Kerbal Space Program'
Worried that Valve's recent departures mark an end to conventional game development at the Half-Life studio? You might have a glimmer of hope. Valve has confirmed that it hired the team at Squad,...
10:06 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget What's on TV: 'War Machine,' 'Get Out,' and 'Beat Shazam'
This week Netflix premieres its Brad Pitt movie War Machine, as well as the third season of Bloodline. Meanwhile, Archer wraps up its Dreamland season on FXX, while Jordan Peele's Get Out comes h...
09:11 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Samsung's extra-stretchable display can survive dents
Flexible displays are nothing new. However, most of them don't live up to the dreams of flexible tech -- they may only bend in a limited way. Samsung thinks it can do better. It just unveiled a 9...
08:28 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget 'LawBreakers' makes the leap to PlayStation 4
LawBreakers isn't confined to the PC any longer: The game is also heading to PlayStation 4, developer Boss Key Productions announced today. LawBreakers comes from Gears of War creator Cliff Blesz...
07:43 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Caltrain will finally go electric thanks to FTA funding
The future of California's high-speed rail project relies in part on an initiative to migrate Silicon Valley's Caltrain corridor from a fleet of outdated diesel engines to a more modern elec...
07:04 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Amazon's Echo Look app is ready for your fashionable selfies
Amazon still hasn't said when it plans to ship its new Echo Look camera, but it appears that will be happening very soon. The company has started rolling out companion iOS and Android apps for th...
06:42 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Viacom is working on a low-cost, sports-free TV package
The cable industry continues to struggle mightily against being neutered by a generation of cord cutters. In that effort, Viacom CEO Bob Bakish announced on Monday that his company is working to devel...
06:23 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Tesla makes Autopilot 'smooth as silk' for current models
Just because your Tesla can periodically drive itself doesn't mean you'll always like it. Elon Musk himself acknowledges that the sometimes rough Autopilot driving can be "unpleasant.&...
06:03 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Nevada would allow in-stadium mobile bets at Raiders games
When the Raiders start playing football in Las Vegas, their stadium lease will officially ban the team from offering bets or other forms of gambling in the building. Don't tell that to the Nevad...
05:39 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Dubai hopes to have a human-free police station by 2030
Is robot policing the way of the future? Dubai is well on its way to finding out.The emirate, one of seven in the UAE, is taking a technological leap of faith this week as it introduces its first robo...
05:21 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Netflix is making the internet's Rihanna/Lupita buddy movie
According to Entertainment Weekly, a movie dreamed up on social media based on nothing more than a picture of Lupita Nyong'o and Rihanna is actually going to happen. The two were captured sitting...
04:58 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget 'Red Dead Redemption 2' won't come out in 2017 after all
Apparently, 2017 ain't big enough for Red Dead Redemption 2. The sequel is now slated to hit PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in spring 2018, rather than its initial release window of fall 2017. Rockst...
04:40 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Nests next camera might be 4K, but not for streaming
It's been almost a year since Nest has released a new product and rumors are starting to trickle out that the one-time connected home darling is on the verge of a new release. As Android Police c...
04:24 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Supreme Court shuts down location loophole for patent suits
Patent trolls have had it pretty easy lately, especially in East Texas. A 2016 ruling by the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit allowed patent suits anywhere a defendant company's produc...
04:11 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget YouTube TV now works on Apple TV over AirPlay
If you're the rare YouTube TV subscriber who finds yourself stuck in an Apple household, there's good news for you. The streaming TV service's iOS app just got upgraded with AirPlay sup...
03:23 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget 'Far Cry' is coming to America
Up until today, all of the Far Cry games have been set in far off locations. A tropical island, Africa, another tropical island, the Himalayas and prehistoric times have all played witness to the fran...
03:02 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Copyright troll lawyer is finally disbarred for fraud
While it is illegal to download copyrighted files from file-sharing sites, it is also against the law to extort downloaders. John L. Steele, a Chicago lawyer who pled guilty to perjury, fraud and mone...
02:42 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Facebook is dealing with a massive revenge porn problem
If it wasn't already apparent that Facebook faces a lot of challenges when grappling with sensitive material, it is now. As part of a slow but steady file leak, the Guardian has revealed that Fac...
01:56 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Pittsburgh is falling out of love with Ubers self-driving cars
Pittsburgh was the initial test city for Uber's self-driving car initiative. While our experience in one of the autonomous vehicles was thankfully pretty safe, it wasn't long before reports ...
01:33 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget 'Uncharted' movie will star Sony's new 'Spider-Man,' Tom Holland
The fabled Uncharted film is getting closer to reality -- for real, this time. After finding a new director in Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum, Stranger Things), Deadline reports that the movie will b...
01:12 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Apple Music's new film chronicles Bad Boy's hip hop legacy
Apple Music's latest documentary is all about Sean "Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy Records. From the looks of the trailer below, it will chronicle the label's ascent and downfall -- in...
12:51 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Nike's latest Apple Watch bands match your VaporMax shoes
You probably haven't thought about color-coordinating your smartwatch with your running shoes, but Nike is willing to give it a shot. The sportswear brand is launching four Apple Watch bands that...
12:30 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Report: Facebook's first original shows have been delayed again
Soon, Facebook won't just be a place where people's personal videos go viral &mdash; it wants to become a destination for original videos, too. The push began in earnest in 2016 and the ...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget New in our buyer's guide: The Galaxy S8 and Gear VR controller
Last month we updated our buyer's guide with a bunch of stuff and whaddya know: six days later we published our glowing review of both the Galaxy S8 and S8+. With scores of 91 and 92, respectivel...
11:38 am -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Ask Alexa to play your favorite shows on a Dish Hopper DVR
If you're a Dish subscriber, it just got ridiculously easy to control your TV. The satellite provider has introduced an Alexa skill that lets control any Hopper DVR or Wally using an Amazon Echo...
11:21 am -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget 'Angry Birds' will celebrate its 10th anniversary with another movie
How will you celebrate the 10th anniversary of one of Finland's biggest exports? No, I'm not talking about electrical machinery or oil -- I mean Angry Birds. Well, Columbia Pictures and Sony...
11:00 am -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Nuclear warfare and the technology of peace
The atom captivated the world in 1939.Since the discovery of the neutron in the early 1930s, the international scientific community had been racing to unlock new elements and further understand the im...
10:42 am -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Google and the UN answer Syria queries with a poignant website
Most Syrian refugees are just families with children thrown into turmoil by an unwanted war, so it's a cruel twist that the US and other nations have slammed the door on them. To help folks bette...
10:19 am -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Uber is further improving ridesharing by making you walk more
In the wake of its terrible, horrible, no good, very bad 2017 (yup, and it's only just May), Uber has been doing a lot of work to improve its service. As an extension of the "smart pickup po...
10:19 am -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Uber's carpool service sacrifices convenience for efficiency in NYC (updated)
In the wake of its terrible, horrible, no good, very bad 2017 (yup, and it's only just May), Uber has been doing a lot of work to improve its service. As an extension of the "smart pickup po...
10:00 am -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Welcome to Tomorrow, the home of stuff that hasnt happened yet
It was just about a month ago that Christopher Trout put up a post on Engadget introducing himself as our new editor-in-chief. Since then, we've been busy drilling down into the areas we cover be...
08:45 am -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget HP debuts a tablet for artists at Cannes for some reason
HP chose the Cannes festival as a way to draw attention to its latest creativity-oriented high-end laptops and hybrid tablets. The most interesting device is the Spectre x2, a Surface Pro-like tablet ...
08:08 am -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Apple Music trial is no longer free in some countries
Apple Music has adjusted its free trial in some countries, and we don't quite know why. In order to land your three-month trial in Australia, Spain and Switzerland, you'll be charged around ...
07:00 am -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Stem cell therapy makes sterile mice fertile again
Researchers at Shanghai's Jiao Tong University have conducted an experiment involving stem cells and sterile mice. Germline stem cells -- the building blocks of an egg -- were taken from a young ...
06:20 am -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Amazon's checkout-less Go stores could be coming to the UK
Amazon's checkout-free grocery stores could be coming to the UK and Europe, if its recent intellectual property filings are anything to go by. Bloomberg reports that the retailer has successfully...
06:00 am -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Monday, May 22nd 2017
Hey, good morning! Over the weekend, you might have missed the (legal) consequences of emoji, Microsoft's holographic display that could squeeze inside your glasses, and how drones and AI are bat...
05:01 am -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Register your drone with DJI or it will throttle it
You might not have to register your drones through the Federal Aviation Administration anymore, but if your flyer of choice is a DJI model, you'll have to activate it online, or take a hit in fli...
05:01 am -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget DJI throttles its drones unless you register them
You might not have to register your drones through the Federal Aviation Administration anymore, but if your flyer of choice is a DJI model, you'll have to activate it online, or take a hit in fli...
05:01 am -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget DJI throttles its drones unless you register them (updated)
You might not have to register your drones through the Federal Aviation Administration anymore, but if your flyer of choice is a DJI model, you'll have to activate it online, or take a hit in fli...
04:00 am -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget 'Tech Hunters' uncovers the retro gadgets that defined their time
The first mobile phones weighed roughly the same as a small child. Early black-and-white TVs had a tuning knob that you turned to change channel. Looking back on them now, it's almost laughable h...
02:08 am -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Ford Motor Co. is reportedly firing CEO Mark Fields
Ford will fire CEO Mark Fields and replace him with self-driving car chief Jim Hackett, according to the New York Times. The news comes amid turmoil in the company, including a steep 25 percent drop i...
02:08 am -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Ford replaces CEO Mark Fields with self-driving chief
Ford has fired CEO Mark Fields and replaced him with self-driving car chief Jim Hackett, the company announced this morning. The news comes amid turmoil in the company, including a steep 25 percent dr...
01:37 am -04 - Mon, May 22, 2017
Engadget Bitcoin is worth more than ever, but it's losing clout
To say that Bitcoin has had a roller coaster ride would be an understatement. Between regulatory hurdles, heists and its all-too-common use in online crime, it's sometimes a surprise the cryptocu...
11:51 pm -04 - Sun, May 21, 2017
Engadget Switzerland votes for an end to nuclear power
Countries like the UK might still embrace nuclear power, but Switzerland is headed in the opposite direction. The country has voted in favor of an energy plan that will eventually eliminate any use o...
10:42 pm -04 - Sun, May 21, 2017
Engadget Israeli court says emojis can signal your intent
The emojis you send are always open to interpretation, and when the person reading them is a judge, there could be tangible consequences. A court in Israel, for instance, has ordered a couple to pay $...
09:13 pm -04 - Sun, May 21, 2017
Engadget Sorry, you can't plant enough trees to offset fossil fuels
Ever planted a tree to feel better about your environmental footprint? It's a good idea, but it might not have as much of an effect as you'd hope. A simulation-based study has determined tha...
07:55 pm -04 - Sun, May 21, 2017
Engadget Drones and AI help stop poaching in Africa
Several organizations are already using drones to fight poaching, but the Lindbergh Foundation is taking it one step further. The environmental non-profit has joined forces with Neurala in order to us...
06:24 pm -04 - Sun, May 21, 2017
Engadget LeEco CEO steps down but stays in charge
To put it mildly, LeEco has had its fair share of trouble lately. It ran low on cash due to aggressive growth, backed out of its Vizio takeover and threw its weight behind Faraday Future's electr...
04:56 pm -04 - Sun, May 21, 2017
Engadget Leak reveals Facebook's rules for controversial content
It's no secret that Facebook's judgment calls on risky content are sometimes more than a little problematic. But just what are the rules guiding those decisions? You'll know after tod...
03:25 pm -04 - Sun, May 21, 2017
Engadget SoftBank and Saudi Arabia tout the world's largest tech fund
It's normally not a big deal if a tech investment fund scores a lot of money (unless you're a startup CEO eager for cash), but the latest windfall is definitely an exception to the rule. Af...
01:56 pm -04 - Sun, May 21, 2017
Engadget Doomsday seed vault upgrade protects against a warming Arctic
When melting permafrost poured into the entrance of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, there was an understandable worry. What good is safeguarding the world's crops in the Arctic if even that area ...
12:30 pm -04 - Sun, May 21, 2017
Engadget The best bike lock
By Duncan NiederlitzThis 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 pic...
11:30 am -04 - Sun, May 21, 2017
Engadget After Math: Get free
It's been a rockin' week in the free world. Chelsea Manning is free from prison after being pardoned by President Obama in January, Facebook announced it will stream 20 free MLB games across...
09:30 am -04 - Sun, May 21, 2017
Engadget BenHecks Super Glue Gun: Time for some reverse engineering
When Ben created the Great Glue Gun it was given away as a prize. Thankfully, the winner still watches the show and sent it in to the team so that it could be reverse engineered. Ben discovers the ori...
06:29 am -04 - Sun, May 21, 2017
Engadget UK switches on the world's largest wind turbines
The largest wind turbines in the world have recently started producing energy for the UK. Dong Energy, the Danish company behind the project, has recently switched on the 32 gigantic structures in Liv...
01:28 am -04 - Sun, May 21, 2017
Engadget Bacteria could lead to cleaner methane power
Methane as a greenhouse gas isn't all that eco-friendly when used for power, but scientists might have a way to keep the damage to a minimum. Penn State researchers have crafted microbial fuel c...
11:03 pm -04 - Sat, May 20, 2017
Engadget NBC and Viacom are making original shows for Musical.ly
Musical.ly might have professionally made original shows to offer along with user-produced content sometime in the future. According to Bloomberg, the music video app is currently talking to Viacom an...
09:27 pm -04 - Sat, May 20, 2017
Engadget Microsoft's true holographic display fits in your glasses
A lot of the technology billed as holographic, well, isn't. Not even HoloLens. Real holography requires a laser-generated 3D image, and it's no mean feat to stuff that into something you c...
07:55 pm -04 - Sat, May 20, 2017
Engadget Studio Ghibli's Hayao Miyazaki to work on his final film this fall
Studio Ghibli fans have something else to look forward to after Ronja, the Robber's Daughter. Hayao Miyazaki, famous Japanese animation filmmaker and the studio's mastermind, will be coming ...
06:28 pm -04 - Sat, May 20, 2017
Engadget Live look at the 'alien megastructure' star may solve mysteries
Astronomers may have ruled out an alien megastructure as the likely cause behind KIC 8462852's strange dimming, but it's still mysterious -- and that's partly due to the lack of live da...
05:56 pm -04 - Sat, May 20, 2017
Engadget American special forces open a drone hacker lab
Battlefield drones are evolving quickly, and there's only so much militaries can do to keep up -- they're not used to competing with consumer tech that can improve in a matter of months. To...
04:30 pm -04 - Sat, May 20, 2017
Engadget At I/O 2017, Google doubled down on a future built on AI
A few years ago, when a cadre of dudes jumped out of a zeppelin wearing Google Glass, nearly everyone watching had a "holy shit" moment. Company execs had just run through a slew of big, con...
02:57 pm -04 - Sat, May 20, 2017
Engadget Tesla extends free Supercharger use to all existing owners
When Tesla put an end to free lifetime Supercharger access for new customers, it left more than a few people crestfallen -- one of the nicer perks of ownership just went out the window. However, Tesl...
01:30 pm -04 - Sat, May 20, 2017
Engadget Recommended Reading: Inside Apple's new spaceship campus
One More ThingSteven Levy,WiredApple's so-called spaceship campus, or Apple Park, has been in the works for a while now, but this week Wired gave us a big update on the progress. The obsessive at...
11:58 am -04 - Sat, May 20, 2017
Engadget SteamVR makes its launcher 'more social' with Home
We've seen attempts at free-flowing virtual worlds from the likes of Second Life and the (dearly departed) PlayStation Home, but with VR we're getting another shot at it. First Facebook Spac...
10:30 am -04 - Sat, May 20, 2017
Engadget How to hide tiny artworks in your URLs
We all know the humble URL; it tells the internet where we want to go. But, as digital artist Alexander Reben discovered, it can do so much more. It turns out that entire webpages can live within its ...
08:40 am -04 - Sat, May 20, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to the weekend. We're looking back at all the big Google I/O news, as well as an easy way to fix WannaCry....
05:00 am -04 - Sat, May 20, 2017
Engadget The UKs new vaping laws explained
From today, vaping gear sold in the UK must adhere to a new set of specific guidelines. That's because last year, the EU updated its regulations covering tobacco products to include e-cigarettes ...
02:50 am -04 - Sat, May 20, 2017
Engadget Apple doesn't always expunge deleted notes older than 30 days
The iCloud Notes you delete are supposed to be permanently wiped within 30 days. Gone forever, never to be seen again. Russian security firm ElcomSoft has discovered, however, that Apple has been keep...
11:28 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Melted permafrost floods doomsday seed vault
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault was designed to be a repository should the worst happen and a disaster decimate crops around the world. But it was recently breached by floodwater from surrounding perma...
11:28 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Melted permafrost floods entrance to the doomsday seed vault (update)
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault was designed to be a repository should the worst happen and a disaster decimate crops around the world. But it was recently breached by floodwater from surrounding perma...
11:28 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Melted permafrost floods entrance to the doomsday seed vault (updated)
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault was designed to be a repository should the worst happen and a disaster decimate crops around the world. But it was recently breached by floodwater from surrounding perma...
10:05 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Uber responds to claims it charges what 'you're willing to pay'
Uber is in the midst of several lawsuits and has a controversial CEO leading the company. It also has to placate its own growing horde of dissatisfied drivers who complain that their revenue potential...
10:01 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
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09:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Google has a new way to call out poorly made Android apps
Google's plan to improve the Android experience involves more than just tweaking the operating system. It also requires developers to up the quality of their work, and now Google has a new way to...
08:02 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
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07:43 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget You don't have to register personal drones with the FAA anymore
In March, the FAA noted that over 100,000 hobby drone owners had registered their machines since the year began, bringing the total in the US over 770,000. Owners have filed their non-commercial UAVs ...
06:41 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Apple blames third-party batteries for exploding Beats headphones
Apple has refused to compensate an Australian woman who woke up on a flight to the sound of her Beats headphones exploding in her face. According to Australian site Adelaide Now, Apple says they have ...
05:44 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Facebook adds food ordering so you never have to leave
The Facebook additions are coming fast and furious these days, with possible Instagram notifications, a revamped Marketplace, and a new visual style for comments. TechCrunch reports that the latest fe...
05:03 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Trumps cybersecurity order delivers nothing but more surveillance
Remember that cybersecurity Executive Order we anticipated from the Trump administration, which seemed to quietly disappear in January?The already-delayed deadline for Trump's EO on "the cyb...
04:36 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget There's an easy fix for WannaCry, if you haven't rebooted yet
There's a glimmer of hope for a specific subset of victims in the WannaCry hack. Security researchers have released a fix that gets rid of the ransomware and restores a device's files, thoug...
04:14 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Audeze makes $2,495 earbuds only an audiophile could love
Audeze built a reputation on really good (and more portable) planar magnetic headphones. Back in September the company debuted its first in-ear model: the iSine. Despite looking somewhat like a mini T...
03:51 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget 'Nex Machina' brings co-op robot slaughter to the couch June 20th
Developer Housemarque's ode to Robotron: 2048, Nex Machina, finally has a release date: June 20th on both PC and PlayStation 4. And if you were a fan of what you played in the beta but thought it...
03:28 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Earth's radio signals may be protecting it from space radiation
The Earth's atmosphere bears precious little resemblance to what it looked like at the start of the Industrial Revolution. As radio technology has advanced and spread, the signals that transmitte...
03:05 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Federal agents used a Stingray to track an immigrant's phone
Investigators from Immigration and Custom Enforcement as well as the FBI have been using controversial cell-spoofing devices to secretly track down undocumented immigrants, court records show. Accordi...
02:45 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Destiny 2 tackles the originals biggest problem: storytelling
The first time I played the original Destiny, I felt frustrated and annoyed. It was a fun online, co-op team shooter but the game's narrative was insultingly shallow -- a poorly written space ope...
02:28 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Tech companies are trying to crush mom-and-pop repair shops
If you've ever wondered why nobody other than Apple is officially licensed to fix your iPhone, it's because the device titan has locked out everyone else from accessing manuals or spare part...
01:44 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Cartoon Network beams 'Powerpuff Girls' to your TV with Chromecast
Cartoon Network is about to make some people very happy. The TV channel has updated its Android and iOS apps with support for Chromecast streaming, which it says was a highly requested feature by fans...
01:22 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Mercedes Benz is building cars that know the road better than you
As we approach a blind corner on a twisty mountain road above Sunnyvale, there's a moment when I'm sitting in the passenger seat of a pre-production Mercedes Benz S-Class and I'm not no...
01:22 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Mercedes-Benz is building cars that know the road better than you do
As we approach a blind corner on a twisty mountain road above Sunnyvale, there's a moment when I'm sitting in the passenger seat of a pre-production Mercedes-Benz S-Class and I'm not su...
12:57 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Spotify expands its AI arsenal for better music recommendations
Spotify's editorial selection and music discovery process are hard to beat (ahem, Google Play Music) and it might get a little better with the company's latest acquisition. The music streami...
12:24 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget 'Destiny 2' on PC won't have dedicated multiplayer servers
There's good news, and bad news, about Destiny 2 for PC gamers. On the plus side is the fact that it exists on PCs at all -- the first game never left consoles. But, unfortunately, it looks like ...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget The best car GPS
By Eric Adams and Rik PaulThis 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...
11:52 am -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Ofcom plans to let you switch mobile network by breakup text
Ofcom has today put forward a more detailed plan on how it intends to make switching mobile providers easier, and it's as simple as sending a text. Instead of having to sit through an awkward cal...
11:41 am -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Lab-grown stem cells could replace blood donations
Stem cells are kind of wild and can be used to create just about anything. Now, scientists have successfully created blood in a lab using the wundermaterial. As New Scientist points out, this could me...
11:19 am -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Ford adds Android Auto and CarPlay to its 2016 vehicles
As it promised last year at CES, Ford has started updating 2106 Sync 3-equipped vehicles with Android Auto and CarPlay. That means drivers who have so far settled for the automaker's in-house set...
11:00 am -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Huawei's Watch 2 can last for weeks without its smarts
I'm a firm believer in the usefulness of smartwatches, but even I can't deny that the product category is struggling. Despite Apple joining the fray with its first Watch two years ago, weara...
10:34 am -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Pay for your next pizza without ever leaving Telegram
The latest update to messaging app Telegram has added a couple of welcome features to the platform that presents itself as a secure alternative to WhatsApp. The first enables users to record minute-lo...
10:10 am -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget LastPass will store two-factor codes alongside your passwords
Keeping track of a list of secure passwords across your myriad accounts and services is a nightmare, but it's necessary for the future we live in. LastPass, the password management app, wants to ...
09:48 am -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Restaurant app Zomato hack leaves 17 million users exposed
If you use Zomato to look up restaurants, you may want to check your account: someone has infiltrated its system and got away with 17 million users' IDs, usernames, names, email addresses and has...
09:24 am -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget A new 'Life is Strange' game is in the works
The episodic, time-bending teenage drama of Life is Strange is coming back for a second season. Developer Dontnod Entertainment confirmed the news in a brief YouTube video, but said little about the p...
09:00 am -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: The evolution of car safety and a tiny search and rescue robot
Today on In Case You Missed It: While we're all focused on cars becoming autonomous and electric, automakers have also been making important advancements in safety. No where is that more apparent...
08:31 am -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Medium is making audio versions of its best blog posts
Minimalist blogging platform Medium is expanding into audio. Readers who have a $5 per month subscription can now listen to stories published by fellow members, as well as those hand-picked by Medium ...
08:21 am -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget London airport to use 'digital' air traffic control tower
London City Airport will be the first in the UK to replace a traditional air traffic control tower with a "digital" one. A new, 50-metre tower will be built in the middle of the airport'...
07:57 am -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget It looks like Microsoft has a new Surface Pro after all
Microsoft VP Panos Panay recently said that "there's no such thing as a Surface Pro 5," and we now know what he meant by that. Images from uber-leaker Evan Blass (@evleaks) and his arti...
07:02 am -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Facebooks next feature could be Instagram notifications
Facebook and Instagram might exist as individual services, but under the surface their ties run deep. Instagram users often test major new features before they're eventually ported across to the ...
06:11 am -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Sweden drops investigation into WikiLeaks' Julian Assange
Sweden has dropped its investigation into Julian Assange over allegations of rape, dramatically changing the plot in a standoff that has lasted seven years. The charges were first leveled at the WikiL...
06:11 am -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Sweden drops investigation into Julian Assange rape allegations
Sweden has dropped its investigation into Julian Assange over allegations of rape, dramatically changing the plot in a standoff that has lasted seven years. The charges were first leveled at the WikiL...
06:00 am -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Friday, May 19th 2017
Google's big annual conference has wrapped up, while the FCC has voted to roll back net neutrality protections made under the last US government. Less (more?) importantly, Apple has designed, pat...
04:40 am -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget MIT's camera drones are smart enough to get the perfect shot
Over the last few years we've seen more camera drones than we can count, but getting the best footage out of them will take something extra. While many big budget productions are already using dr...
03:22 am -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Court says Facebook not to blame for Israeli terror incident
Facebook is currently the defendant in several lawsuits accusing the social network of enabling terrorism and propagation of extremist views. Now, one of those cases has finally reached a resolution, ...
01:17 am -04 - Fri, May 19, 2017
Engadget Watch an AI teach itself to drive in 'GTA V' on Twitch
While automakers are still negotiating with local and state governments to let autonomous cars test drive on open streets, one programmer has found a more accessible proving ground to teach AI how to ...
11:42 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Soon you'll be able to pay friends by saying 'Ok Google'
Google will make it harder for that friend in your group to make excuses when chipping in for food. The tech titan's voice assistant will be able send personal payments for you in the coming mont...
11:01 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Mercedes-Benz and Vivint want to power your solar home
Tesla has been dominating home energy headlines in recent months, what with the release of its solar roof panels and residential batteries, but Elon Musk's company isn't the only one getting...
10:18 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Kickstarter gives startups the tools to help prevent hardware flops
Turning a product idea into a real, finished piece of hardware takes a great deal of hard work -- just ask the folks behind the Zano mini-drone. A few years ago, an independent study even found that n...
09:39 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Duolingo releases a Japanese language course for iOS
The days of teaching yourself Japanese exclusively through Crunchyroll shows are coming to an end. Online language learning company Duolingo announced on Wednesday that it has released a Japanese lang...
09:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Destiny 2 has the fundamentals to be a solid sequel
When it comes to serialized media, be it film, comics or video games, rarely does someone say with conviction that "the sequel was better." The expectations are always too high. A good seque...
08:44 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Facebook will stream live 'Counter-Strike' eSports events
Gaming and eSports have definitely hit the mainstream media. In fact, you can find FIFA tournaments live on ESPN and TBS is hyping Counter Strike: Global Offensive games as if they were championship b...
08:19 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget MLB's VR push doesn't include 360-degree live games
Major League Baseball's At Bat streaming subscription service and app already adds an extra dimension to watching baseball games on TV or in-person. Starting next month, however, fans will be abl...
07:40 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Uber is ready to help truck drivers find cargo
Last year, Uber's interest in the shipping and trucking industry started to take shape with the (now controversial) purchase of Otto. A few months later, reports started swirling that Uber would ...
07:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Panasonics Toughbook 33 is designed for extreme field work
Let's be real: The computers we use in our daily lives are too flimsy for seriously harsh environments like war zones or construction sites. For those who need machines that can survive those sit...
06:42 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Samsung's delayed Chromebook Pro arrives on May 28th
Chrome OS didn't get any real attention at the Google I/O keynote this week, but a little news popped up regarding the delayed Samsung Chromebook Pro. The laptop -- one of the first to run Androi...
06:21 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Drivers win when automakers use Android
Android Auto only got a brief mention at yesterday's Google I/O keynote, but that's mostly because some notable news dropped earlier this week. Both Audi and Volvo announced plans to utilize...
06:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Android Go could help make Android O a runaway success
Android O might not seem like the most thrilling software update at first, but it just might be one of the most important. Google has been on a quest to capture and delight billions of new Android use...
05:42 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Catch up on Google's plans for VR in under 3 minutes
During day two of Google I/O 2017, the company detailed its plans for both AR and VR. If you didn't catch our live coverage earlier today, don't worry: We've cut down the half-hour talk...
05:19 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Facebook adds weekly MLB games to its streaming slate
Back in February, Reuters reported that Facebook wanted to stream weekly Major League Baseball games as part of its big live video push. Well, the social network got its wish. Today, Facebook announce...
04:59 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Russia reportedly tried to hijack Pentagon Twitter accounts
The Russians aren't just hacking emails to influence US politics. According to a report sent to US counterintelligence officials last month, Russia has started to use Twitter in it's attack ...
04:38 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget The Wirecutter's best deals: Save $49 on a Vantrue dashcam
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...
04:22 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Snowpiercer directors next film debuts on Netflix June 28th
A few years ago, Korean director Bong Joon Ho adapted a 70s French comic into film, creating the unexpectedly stunning and brutal Snowpiercer. The post-apocalypse movie barreled headlong into food sca...
04:01 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Google Lens offers a clear view of the companys future
Google Lens is both a return to form for the search giant, and a tantalizing glimpse into what lies ahead. Google's early claim to fame was its ability to efficiently index the web and fetch sear...
03:43 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget 'Destiny 2 plays matchmaker so you aren't stuck with weirdos
Bungie wants to make it easier to join and play with other people in Destiny 2. Previously, clans were a complicated affair, making you log on to Bungie.net and connect your PSN or Xbox Live account t...
03:19 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget A 'Dark Crystal' prequel is coming to Netflix
Who needs new ideas when you have the genius of Jim Henson to fall back on? Following recent news that an (unnecessary) sequel to cult classic Labyrinth is in the works, The Jim Henson Company today a...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget The FCC Chairman still thinks it's 1996
FCC chairman Ajit Pai sounds like a broken record."Light touch framework.""Light touch approach.""Light touch regulation."As an ideological concept it seems reasonable. E...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget The FCC chairman thinks it's still 1996
FCC chairman Ajit Pai sounds like a broken record."Light-touch framework.""Light-touch approach.""Light-touch regulation."As an ideological concept, it seems reasonable. ...
02:40 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Fujifilm's SQ10 is an instant camera for the Instagram generation
Instant film cameras have been making a comeback in recent years, and Fujifilm is partially responsible for this. The manufacturer's Instax Mini 8, for instance, is a best-seller on Amazon, which...
02:18 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Apple patented (and made) a pizza box to rid your life of soggy crust
The tech-food crossover hall of fame is filled with concepts that are more stunt than solution. Consider KFC's phone-charging take out box or its 'tray typer' for texting with greasy fi...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Vevo's Apple TV app takes cues from Spotify
Music lovers with Apple TVs, it's time to get moderately excited -- because the tvOS Vevo app is getting a hefty overhaul. From tomorrow, Vevo will let owners of fourth generation Apple TVs exper...
01:51 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Google Tango shows how AR can improve virtual field trips
Google didn't have a ton new to say about its Tango augmented reality tech today from the I/O 2017 stage. Instead, the company wanted to flaunt what Tango is already good at, in a fresh way. Name...
01:50 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget What the Conservative election manifesto means for UK tech
Strong and stable. Strong and stable. Strong and stable. Following Labour and the Liberal Democrats, the Conservative party has put forward its manifesto for the UK general election in June. Many of i...
01:46 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Amazon Charts ranks books by what people are actually reading
Bestseller lists like the one at the New York Times measure a book's success by how many copies its sold. What it doesn't do is tell you how many of those books are being read, nor how fast....
01:24 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Google brings high-end 3D graphics to mobile VR with Seurat
With Seurat, Google is giving game developers and movie studios a simple way to bring their 3D imagery down to mobile VR. Named after the French painter, Seurat can break down complex 3D scenes so tha...
01:23 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Google Cast beams Daydream VR to your TV
As slick as Google's Daydream VR can be at times, there's a simple problem: you can't easily share your experiences with others. That's about to get better. When the Daydream 2.0 E...
01:18 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Google Daydream gives you access to more without leaving VR
After a year, Google's Daydream VR platform is ready for an update. Announced today at Google I/O, the 2.0 release is codenamed Daydream Euphrates and it's designed to elevate the OS into mo...
01:17 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget YouTube VR adds shared rooms and live voice chat
At its I/O event today, Google has revealed more details about YouTube VR, part of its Daydream virtual reality expansion that will feature 360 degree videos. Rather than having an (often abuse-filled...
01:12 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget House Science Committee asks Trump to stop relying on fake news
Donald Trump, science skeptic and 45th president of the United States of America, woke up to a message (PDF) this morning from some of his harshest critics. Members of the House of Representative Comm...
12:51 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget US may not ban laptops on European flights after all
European and American officials met over a laptop ban proposed by the Trump administration, and sources have told the Associate Press that it's "off the table" for now. While the ban ha...
12:30 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Watch the 'Destiny 2' gameplay reveal right here!
Activision and Bungie want to show you what playing Destiny 2 is like. And, lucky for you, the pair will do so via livestream. The future is a pretty wild place, no? We're on the ground in Los An...
12:13 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget The FCC votes to move forward with gutting net neutrality
Today, during an open commission meeting, the FCC voted to move forward with its plans to undo many rules enacted under the Obama administration meant to protect the principle of net neutrality. The m...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Lenovo debuts back-to-school laptops before school's even out
As spring turns into summer, so must PC manufacturers begin thinking about harshing our collective buzz by talking about the fall. Lenovo, for instance, is announcing its new laptop lineup ahead of Ba...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Microsoft simplifies OneNote UI for the visually impaired
March Rogers, Microsoft's Director of Product Design for OneNote, spent a year working with teachers and students to figure out the best way to reimagine the app's user interface. The result...
11:49 am -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Tesco is secretly testing one-hour shopping deliveries
It's no longer enough for supermarkets to offer online ordering and home deliveries. Amazon raised the bar two years ago with one-hour Prime Now grocery drop-offs, and since starting out in Londo...
11:30 am -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget We're live from the Google I/O 2017 day 2 VR and AR keynote!
Google's first I/O 2017 keynote ran for nearly two hours yesterday, and VR chief Clay Bavor used a fraction of it to talk about the company's plans in virtual and augmented reality. He then ...
11:14 am -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget OnePlus 5 will feature DxO's photography expertise
In a world where Instagram has more users than the population of most countries, it's no secret that a phone's camera is often its selling point. Now, in a bid to win over some of that mammo...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Facebook makes Messenger easier to use for social butterflies
First it added stickers, then it was games. Now, Facebook's latest Messenger update simply aims to make the popular app even easier to use. Starting today, the chat service is getting a bit of a ...
10:39 am -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Watch Google's I/O day 2 VR and AR livestream right here!
What, you thought Google I/O ended with the company spilling all sorts of details about the future of its mobile AI initiatives and the latest tidbits about Android O? Not so fast. There's a keyn...
09:41 am -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Soft-legged robot is designed for rescue missions
Soft robots typically have squishy bodies and limbs so that they can squeeze into the tightest spaces. If they're to be used for search and reconnaissance missions, though, they'll need to b...
09:22 am -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 hits PC and consoles September 12th
The next edition of Konami's perennial FIFA competitor just got a release date: Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 comes out on September 12th. This year's version adds new online co-op modes and imm...
09:01 am -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget 3D-printed ovaries successfully produce healthy mice pups
Scientists all over the globe are working on the best way to 3D print different human organs for transplant. A team from Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine and McCormick School...
08:42 am -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Samsung's QLED TVs are a dream for color calibration nerds
For video pros or color aficionados who want to see films the way they were intended, HDR's extra-wide color gamut is a godsend. However, calibrating HDR TVs is a tedious pain, forcing you to fut...
08:29 am -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Start racking up Delta SkyMiles with your Lyft rides
Lyft is no stranger to offering perks with every trip. Its latest bonus will be more than a little useful if you're a frequent flier, though. The service just unveiled a partnership with Delta ...
08:00 am -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Qualcomm can charge EVs while they're moving
Forget about better batteries, what if you could just drive your EV forever? Qualcomm just showed off technology called dynamic electric vehicle charging (DEVC) that juices an EV via road-embedded wir...
07:01 am -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget WannaCry cousin uses your computer to mine Bitcoins
WannaCry might have wreaked havoc all over the globe, but it apparently has a cousin that's been far more effective in earning money for its creators. While looking into the WannaCry attacks, sec...
06:15 am -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Amazon offers UK Prime members a free, rotating e-book library
While Amazon offers a variety of Prime perks for Britons, it can often take a while for some of them to make it across the Atlantic. Take, for example, Prime Reading: a "free" book subscript...
06:00 am -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Thursday, May 18th 2017
Google's annual conference touched on all the zeitgeisty terms you'd have expected: More voice assistant features, artificial intelligence, visual search powered by deep learning and a whole...
04:15 am -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Gogoro and Bosch launch electric scooter-sharing service in Paris
The Gogoro EV Smartscooter is headed to France. A fleet of 600 scooters will be available starting this summer for short-term rentals via Bosch's Coup Mobility service. This is the second city --...
03:58 am -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Facebook fined 110 million for misleading EU over WhatsApp takeover
After months of deliberation, the European Commission has ruled that Facebook intentionally mislead officials over its ability to utilize data following its acquisition of WhatsApp in 2014. As a resul...
01:28 am -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Microsoft's Template Studio codes your Universal Windows apps for you
Back in 2015, Microsoft unveiled a visual way to write apps from a web browser without writing a single line of code. While the template-based Windows App Studio wasn't powerful enough to build t...
12:13 am -04 - Thu, May 18, 2017
Engadget Android Device Manager has a new name: Find My Device
Since Google introduced Android Device Manager in 2013 it has updated the feature periodically, but the latest change gives it a new name -- Find My Device -- and a few new features. It's now a p...
11:39 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget NSA would have to disclose its cyber exploit policies under new bill
It wasn't long after last week's devastating international ransomware attack before details surfaced about how the hackers found the exploit to target: It was stolen from the NSA, which stoc...
11:05 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google speeds up transactions even without Android Pay
Another small, but significant update from today's I/O event comes courtesy of the Google Ads and Commerce team this afternoon. According to a blog post, the Google Payments API has been simplifi...
10:47 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Android O has emoji you'll actually recognize
Ever since KitKat, Android's standard emoji have used minimalist blobs to represent people. They're unusual and cute, but that gumdrop look isn't usually what you associate with emoji ...
10:25 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google Assistant on the iPhone is better than Siri, but not much
Google's Assistant is finally ready to take on Siri on Apple's own turf: the iPhone. Yes, you could already play around with the AI-powered chatbot if you downloaded Allo -- Google's mo...
10:03 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Watch Google's I/O 2017 keynote in under 16 minutes
If you missed out on Google's I/O 2017 keynote earlier today, don't fret. We've cut down all of the noteworthy news on Google Lens, AI, Google Assistant, Google Home, Daydream, Android ...
09:45 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget AI-powered Google for Jobs has work for everybody
While the technology industry is a goldmine of employment, for anyone not developing an app or working on AI, finding a job can be tough. This is especially true for folks looking for entry-level posi...
09:23 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget ARM targets your brain with new implantable chips
Elon Musk isn't the only one getting into the wetworks game. Chip manufacturer ARM announced on Wednesday that it is pairing with the Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (CSNE) at the Univ...
08:42 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Nintendos Switch continues to outsell the competition
Despite its launch issues and rollercoaster early sales projections, Nintendo's portable console can safely be declared a legitimate hit for the company at this point. In March, the Switch became...
08:01 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Cabs in Washington, DC are replacing meters with Square readers
If nothing else, Uber has permanently disrupted the ride-for-hire system that has traditionally been served by taxis. Grabbing a ride has never been easier (at least where services like Lyft and Uber ...
07:30 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget MIXHalo uses your headphones to fix terrible concert sound
If you've ever been to a concert where everything sounded awful -- perhaps because of the speakers, or the room acoustics -- you'd understand the pitch behind MIXHalo. Developed by Incubus g...
07:16 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Small island prison first to install anti-drone 'forcefield'
Prisons have a drone problem, in that they're being used to fly drugs and other contraband over walls and into the hands of inmates. Dealing with these airborne mules is tricky because you either...
06:45 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget First 'Star Trek: Discovery' trailer points to a fall release
It's been a long wait since the first teaser trailer, but we finally have our first good look at CBS' streaming-exclusive Star Trek: Discovery series. The first trailer promises a "fall...
06:30 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Nintendo's 'Arms' has all the depth the 'Wii Sports' games lacked
For many, the Switch represents the Nintendo's return to form. It's the console that sheds both the name and the gimmicky motion controls that defined the Wii era of gaming. With traditional...
06:16 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Facebook battles clickbait on a post-by-post basis
Facebook has been steadily refining its attempts to fight clickbait articles over the years, and now it's getting very, very specific. It's updating its News Feed processing methods to acco...
05:48 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Twitter gives you more control over how it uses your data
Ever seen Twitter ads that were a little too relevant to your personal tastes? You now have better tools for dealing with them. Twitter has expanded both the control you have over your data inside i...
05:37 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google opens up its 'instant' apps to all developers
This time last year, Google unveiled "instant apps" -- think of them as chunks of an application that can be run without downloading anything from the Play Store. For months after the announ...
05:15 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google Lens resurfaces questions about AI and human identity
Today at the company's annual developer conference, Google CEO Sundar Pichai uttered a phrase that will no doubt be repeated in corporate board rooms across the world for the foreseeable future: ...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google I/O 2017 by the numbers
It was an exciting few hours in Mountain View California on Wednesday when Google took over the Shoreline Amphitheater for its annual I/O Developers Conference. The company announced a bunch of update...
04:48 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google Assistant helps with chores on LG appliances
Google Home's voice platform will soon be supported by some LG smart appliances. Today, as part of the company's I/O 2017 developers conference, LG revealed that its Signature-branded washin...
04:38 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget 'Overwatch' turns one with another event and free weekend
Developer Blizzard keeps making frequent, regular updates to its popular team-shooter video game Overwatch. Players have gotten new battle arena maps, interesting new characters and various time-limit...
04:19 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Comcast's first crack at cellphone service is now available
If you've been wondering how Comcast's Xfinity Mobile wireless service would work in practice, you now have a chance to find out. The American cable giant has started sign-ups for people wh...
03:59 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Record labels are pushing Apple Music to have fewer exclusives
Exclusives have been a way streaming services can gain a (temporary) advantage over their competition, but Apple is ready to take it easy on those releases. In an interview with Music Business Worldwi...
03:39 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google is building AR and VR that knows where you are
Google made plenty of VR- and AR-related announcements at I/O, its annual developer conference, today. Not only will Samsung's Galaxy S8 and LG's upcoming flagship be Daydream-compatible, th...
03:35 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google search is a powerful job hunting tool thanks to AI
After announcing a slew of new updates to its smart home, VR and mobile products, Google unveiled the latest feature coming to its core function -- the search engine. In the next few weeks, users in t...
03:05 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Android powers 2 billion devices around the world
Onstage at Google I/O today, CEO Sundar Pichai announced that seven of the company's core product platforms now reach more than a billion monthly active users each. According to Pichar, however, ...
02:53 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Androids built-in AI knows what you need to copy and paste
Late last month Google previewed a way of using AI to copy and paste without actually having to copy and paste on a mobile device. The feature was teased as a way Android will use context to take what...
02:42 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget HTC Vive and Lenovo are developing standalone Daydream VR headsets
Google has another way to differentiate its mobile VR platform from Samsung's: standalone headsets that have all the hardware you'd need built right in, without the need for a phone. At Goog...
02:41 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy S8 will work with Daydream VR this summer
Perhaps you were excited about playing with Google's Daydream VR headsets, but never bought one of Google's very own Pixel phones (or a handful of other niche Android options). Fortunately, ...
02:41 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Android O focuses on reducing boot time and battery drain
In an effort to make apps run better and with greater security on Android O, Google has unveiled "Vitals" during its Google I/O keynote. One of the key aspects of it, Google Play Protect, pr...
02:36 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Android Go is streamlined for cheap phones
It's no secret that Google has been working on improving its apps and operating system for those using less-powerful devices or unreliable connections. It's optimized its apps to use less da...
02:34 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Android O beta is available to download today
It wouldn't be Google I/O, the company's annual developer conference, without the birth of a new version of Android, would it? 2017 sees the arrival of Android O, an operating system that�...
02:29 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google Play protects your Android phone against rogue apps
Your phone's security is more important than ever, and Google knows it. The internet giant is launching Google Play Protect, a suite of services that help you secure any Android device with Play ...
02:27 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Android O adds Notifications Dots to your app icons
If you have an Android phone, you probably live through the notification panel. The bite-sized alerts become a to-do list of sorts, summarizing which apps and messages require your attention. With And...
02:27 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Android O adds Notification Dots to your app icons
If you have an Android phone, you probably live through the notification panel. The bite-size alerts become a to-do list of sorts, summarizing which apps and messages require your attention. With Andr...
02:16 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google Photos' improved AI pesters you into sharing pictures
Google is adding ways to make photo sharing from Google Photos a lot easier. And guess what, it's powered by AI. The feature is called "Suggested Share," which will remind you to share ...
02:15 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget YouTube is bringing 360-degree videos to your TV
Google's I/O 2017 developer conference isn't just about its search engine getting smarter. The company has also announced that YouTube's 360-degree videos are coming soon to TVs, expand...
02:13 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google Home will handle your phone calls too
The Google I/O announcements didn't skimp on the internet giant's domestic assistant hub. Now, users can make hands-free calls on their Google Home -- and so long as they're to anyone i...
01:58 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google launched a massive open AI division
Google CEO Sundar Pichai greeted the assembled press and developers with a news that the company would be focusing heavily on AI both for its services and research. The new Google.ai site and division...
01:58 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google launches a massive open AI division
Today at Google's I/O developer conference, CEO Sundar Pichai greeted the assembled press and attendees with news that the company will be focusing heavily on AI both for its services and researc...
01:52 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google Home gains Bluetooth connectivity to play audio from any device
Google's smart speaker was already handy for a lot of things, but today the company is announcing a ton of new features for the device. At Google I/O 2017, the company said it's adding Bluet...
01:52 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google Home gains Bluetooth to play audio from any device
Google's smart speaker was already handy for a lot of things, but today the company is announcing a ton of new features for the device. During the keynote for its I/O developer conference, the co...
01:51 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google Home is getting proactive assistance and visual responses
Google Home was a decent first stab at taking on Amazon's Echo, but there's clearly room for improvement. Today at Google I/O, the company revealed that its smart speaker will soon be able t...
01:49 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google's voice-controlled AI Assistant comes to the iPhone
You no longer need to install the Allo messaging app on your iPhone to shoot the breeze with Google's AI Assistant. At the I/O keynote, Google's Scott Huffman announced that the Assistant is...
01:47 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget 'Actions on Google' adds shopping via Assistant's AI chat bot
We've seen AI-powered chat bots spread across different services, but Google is opening up a way for more companies to get in on the action. With "Actions on Google," you can stay in yo...
01:47 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google Assistant is about to be everywhere
Users will soon see Google's AI Assistant in a number of new devices -- including the Apple iPhone -- the company announced at its I/O conference in Mountain View, California on Wednesday. Assist...
01:47 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget 'Actions on Google' lets app developers work inside Assistant
We've seen AI-powered chat bots spread across different services, but Google is opening up a way for more companies to get in on the action. With "Actions on Google," you can stay in yo...
01:43 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google Assistant now accepts typed and verbal cues
Google Assistant is becoming more conversational with better AI, but what happens when you want to ask a question that you'd rather not say out loud? Today, Google added the ability to type into ...
01:41 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google Assistant will speak in four more languages this summer
Google Assistant is getting all the attention so far at the company's annual I/O showcase. It can see, it can (finally) work on your iPhone, and starting this summer, Google Assistant will be abl...
01:25 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google Lens is a powerful, AI-driven visual search app
Google Lens is a set of vision-based computing capabilities that allows your smartphone to understand what's going on in a photo, video or live feed. For instance, point your phone at a flower an...
01:13 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Googles impersonal-but-handy Smart Replies come to the Gmail app
Google's "instant reply" technology, that can already be found in Inbox and Allo, is coming to the Gmail app for iOS and Android. If you've never used instant reply before, Google ...
12:57 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Todoist syncs instantly with Google Calendar to keep you on schedule
Todoist's latest upgrade is one that will benefit the busiest of task list-addled users. It's added two-way sync between its task lists and Google Calendar. This means that not only can you ...
12:45 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Lib Dem election manifesto promises a greener UK
Less than 24 hours after the Labour party, the Liberal Democrats have published their manifesto for the UK's snap election in June. The party, which has long been a third-place contender, is tryi...
12:36 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget 'Arrested Development' returns to Netflix in 2018
Arrested Development is coming back for a fifth season. Netflix announced that it'll premiere next year on the streaming service and that "the entire series regular cast" will be involv...
12:15 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Live from Google's 2017 I/O keynote!
We got here a little too early, but the fatigue will be worth it. Google's I/O developer conference kicks off today with a 1.5 hour keynote address that'll shed a whole lot more light on the...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Watch the Google I/O 2017 keynote right here!
Last week we heard the latest Windows plans from Microsoft at Build and now it's Google's turn. The company kicks off its annual Google I/O developers conference today at 1PM ET and we'...
11:42 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Drone pilots in China have to register with the government
Americans aren't the only ones who have to register their drones. China's Civil Aviation Authority has announced that pilots will have to register any robotic flier heavier than 0.55 pounds...
11:21 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Qualcomm sues iPhone suppliers to get to Apples money
Qualcomm and Apple are at each other's throats yet again. Well, indirectly this time. The latest development in this legal saga is that now the chip-maker is suing Foxconn, Pegatron, Wistron and ...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Samsung DeX review: The impressive, unnecessary, phone-powered PC
My family's first computer was a boxy, squat Tatung with an AMD K2, a handful of RAM and a 4GB hard drive. It was ugly and slow, even by 1998 standards, but it (somehow) got the job done. The dec...
10:35 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Amazon's Alexa comes to Fire tablets in the UK
If Amazon's upgraded Fire tablet range has left your slate looking a little dated, we have some good news: Alexa is coming. The online retail giant confirmed today that when its new Alexa-equippe...
10:23 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Apple begins building iPhones in India
Apple has begun building iPhones in India, a huge victory for that country's push for more companies to build products locally. According to The Wall Street Journal, iPhone SE models are being as...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Comcast's smart home app controls your Philips Hue lights
Comcast's Xfinity Home app can steer many of the devices in your household, but there's been a conspicuous omission: Philips' Hue lights. Why spring for Comcast's hybrid automation...
09:50 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Wikileaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning walks free from prison
Chelsea Manning took her first steps as a free woman moments ago. Charged with espionage and the capital offense of aiding the enemy, she faced a 35 year sentence for 20 charges, stemming from classif...
09:30 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: Skydiving from drones while Lowe's exoskeleton does heavy lifting
Today on In Case You Missed It: Latvian UAV company, Aerones, which specializes in heavy-lift drones, has made publicity stunts an annual tradition and this year is no different. They perched a man at...
09:15 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Moog's latest Sub 37 synth has even more grit than the original
Last year at Moogfest, the namesake synth maker set up a temporary instrument factory to crank our its Model D reissue. For the 2017 installment of the analog soiree, Moog is building another synthesi...
09:05 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget UK turns to Snapchat to boost young voter turnout
The Electoral Commission has partnered with Snapchat to launch a UK-wide geofilter encouraging selfie-swappers to register to vote in the upcoming general election. It's live in the app right now...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Google Assistant voice control comes to GE connected appliances
You may want to practice saying "Ok Google" if you have GE WiFi-connected appliances in your home. Just as Bloomberg reported a few days ago, GE worked with the tech titan to integrate Googl...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Amazon's Fire tablets get a little thinner and a little faster
If you grabbed a person in the street and asked them when Amazon releases new tablets, you'd expect them to shout "September-ish!" before calling the calls. After all, the company has r...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Latest 'Futurama' mobile game is part social sim, part retro action
I have something important to tell you: There's video proof of the latest Futurama game in development. Executive producer and series creator Matt Groening is involved, as is executive producer D...
08:35 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Elon Musk turned down Ubers self-driving partnership offer
A new book on Uber by Fortune's Adam Lashinsky is coming out soon, but Bloomberg has revealed one juicy anecdote ahead of time. CEO Travis Kalanick reportedly called up Tesla CEO Elon Musk to pro...
07:57 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget 'The Witcher' will come to Netflix, not movie theaters
Geralt fans, listen up: The Witcher saga is being adapted into a TV series. Netflix has confirmed it will develop and produce an English-language drama series -- or Original, in Netflix parlance -- wh...
07:41 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Sony's grand prize for a motorbike eSports race is a car
Ever fantasized about competing on a world famous race track? Well, thanks to PlayStation's latest eSports partnership picking up your Dualshock could make that dream a reality. This year, MotoGP...
07:01 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget US Senate approves encrypted chat app Signal for staff use
The United States Senate has been taking cybersecurity more seriously than ever before, thanks to the DNC leaks and various government cyberattacks. Senate Sergeant at Arms Frank J. Larkin and his tea...
06:20 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget AI will take control of Milton Keynes traffic lights next year
Whatever sins you've committed in life, being sandwiched in traffic in Milton Keynes is a punishment no one rightfully deserves. This modern penance should become less gruelling from autumn next ...
06:00 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Wednesday, May 17th 2017
Welcome to Wednesday. We're in peak developer conference season. Microsoft wrapped up last week, Apple is coming soon, and Google is, well, today! We'll be reporting live from the I/O keynot...
04:27 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget AMDs 16-core Threadripper CPU is built for ultra-high-end PCs
AMD has unveiled Threadripper, a 16-core, 32-thread CPU that will take on Intel in one of its key markets: high-end desktop CPUs. The chip has been rumored for a while now, but AMD finally unveiled it...
02:00 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Olympus TG-5 rugged camera has 4K video in a compact body
With summer season just around the corner, now is the perfect time for new rugged cameras to start popping up. And what do you know, Olympus has introduced the Tough TG-5, a point-and-shoot with a 12-...
01:06 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget Facebook taps the Trevor Project to prevent LGBTQ youth suicides
Until Facebook has AIs that can detect suicidal ideation from users' posts or the expressions of their faces on video, the social network will continue adding more suicide prevention tools. It ev...
12:01 am -04 - Wed, May 17, 2017
Engadget IBM unveils its most powerful quantum processor yet
IBM's two quantum computing platforms just took a leap forward in processing power. The company announced today that it has successfully built and tested its two most powerful quantum computers y...
10:43 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget European regulators push Facebook to tighten user privacy rules
Authorities in France and the Netherlands are the latest to speak out against the way Facebook handles the massive amounts of user data it collects. In separate announcements today, privacy watchdog g...
09:33 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget OpenAIs new system lets you train robots entirely in VR
Elon Musk's artificial intelligence platform OpenAI introduced a new program to train robots entirely in simulation. Now they've added a new algorithm, named one-shot imitation learning, whi...
08:44 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget 'Shadow Brokers' threaten to release more hacking tools in June
An exploit that the "WannaCry" malware used to encrypt computers worldwide first appeared in a leak from "The Shadow Brokers," a group that claims to have stolen a number of tools ...
08:05 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Twitter wants you to slide into its DMs for account help
Ever wanted to have a private chat with Twitter to settle your burning questions? At last, you can. As hinted a few weeks ago, Twitter has started offering both tips and account help through direct ...
07:08 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Samsung sold over 5 million Galaxy S8 phones
Samsung was quick to crow about Galaxy S8 pre-orders, but it was easy to be skeptical without real numbers to back up the bragging. Flash forward a few weeks, though, and it's a different story....
06:30 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Bragi's Dash Pro earbuds pack improved audio and AI smarts
If tapping your cheek to ask Siri a question isn't futuristic enough, Bragi's new "wireless ear computers" might impress you. The headphone maker has announced two new versions of ...
06:11 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget DJI streams drone footage to your television
Just a few months after GoPro threatens to close its entertainment doors, DJI is ready to step in. The drone-cum-camera company has just announced that it's launching a Smart TV app that'll ...
05:44 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget You can't get an LG Watch Sport on Verizon after all
We hope you weren't dead set on picking up Verizon's edition of the LG Watch Sport. The carrier has confirmed that it cancelled its take on the Android Wear 2.0 flagship device, yanking the ...
05:23 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Diesel emissions above legal limits contribute to premature deaths
Diesel vehicles in almost a dozen countries emit 50 percent more nitrogen oxide than lab tests anticipate, according to a new study. The disparity between estimated and actual levels isn't just d...
05:02 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Amazon is planning push notifications for your Echo
Amazon has been updating its line of voice-assistant devices to make them more user-friendly for a while. The Tap no longer needs a physical touch to activate it and your Echo devices can make calls a...
04:34 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Lowe's exoskeletons help workers carry what you can't
Exoskeletons aren't just for shipyard workers or people with limited mobility. If Lowe's has its way, they'll help store staff fetch your giant bucket of paint. The home improvement ret...
04:33 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Synthego aims to simplify CRISPR editing for genetic researchers
You've probably heard a lot about CRISPR, the gene editing technique that's already being used in experimental therapies for things like sickle cell disease and cystic fibrosis. It's so...
04:12 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Chinese internet giant Tencent is building an eSports park
Chinese internet conglomerate Tencent has made some big moves to boost its profile among online gamers, not the least of which involved purchasing SuperCell, maker of the hit mobile game "Clash o...
03:50 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Samsung's The Frame TV blends in with the art on your wall
In 2015, Samsung took a minimalist approach with its Serif TV, a 4K television designed to blend in with your furniture at home or office. That product is part of the company's efforts to make TV...
03:24 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Facebook stays online in Thailand -- for now
Last week, Thailand's government told Facebook that it had to take down 131 web addresses the country saw as threatening state security or insulting to its king, Maha Vajiralongkorn. There was an...
03:01 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Launch your loved ones remains into orbit for only $2,500
Believe it or not, you'll soon be able to send the remains of a loved one into space for the low price of $2,500. Elysium Space, the self-described "memorial spaceflight" company, has j...
02:49 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Apple reportedly announcing a slew of MacBook updates next month
Apple's annual developer conference hasn't been a venue for product launches in four years, but it might produce a bumper crop of laptops this time around. Bloomberg sources hear that Apple...
02:21 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget LG gears up for high frame rate 4K sports broadcasts
A few years ago, high frame-rate was a big talking point for movies. Director Peter Jackson bet big on it with his version of The Hobbit, but since then interest has died down mostly due to audience p...
02:04 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Apple's iPad mini might not be long for this world
When Apple didn't do much more to the iPad mini 4 this spring besides increase the storage, it left more than a few people wondering if the tiny tablet is on its way out. If you believe a BGR sou...
01:41 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Twitter co-founder Biz Stone returns to 'be Biz Stone'
Six years after leaving the company he co-founded, Biz Stone is returning to Twitter to "guide company culture." Or, as he put it in a blog post, fill a "Biz-shaped hole" he left. ...
01:19 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Pluto TV adds 'ALF' and other classics to its free streaming library
Last we'd heard of Pluto TV, the ad-supported streaming service had just gotten a slew of shows from Hulu. Now Pluto is adding video-on-demand in the form of movies and TV shows from Lionsgate, M...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Keep tabs on your kid's location while you binge watch Netflix
It seems like everyone wants to get into your living room. From the Apple TV to Google Home to Amazon's range of devices, your house is the site of the next battle for connected device supremacy....
12:10 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Labours election manifesto: What it means for UK tech
The UK has entered election season, which means it's time for all of the major political parties to cough up their manifestos. Today it was Labour's turn to put forward its proposed vision, ...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget What to expect at Google I/O 2017
For the second year running, Google's massive I/O developer event will take place at the storied Shoreline Amphitheater, right around the corner from the company's Mountain View headquarters...
11:42 am -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Microsoft partners with the UN to track human rights abuses
In what's described as a "landmark" partnership, Microsoft and the United Nations are teaming up to help help predict and fight human rights abuses, among other potential projects. Micr...
11:22 am -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Uber really wants to be your one-stop transit app
While you'd think that Uber would balk at mass transit, it's really quite friendly to the concept. One of its best-known third-party app tie-ins, Transit, lets you hail a car from the same a...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Sonic Forces will bring your fanfiction characters to life
Until now, Sonic Forces has looked like Sonic Generations 2 in all but name. With trailers showing off levels that switch between classic side scrolling and the 3D perspective of Sonic's more mod...
10:45 am -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Engadget giveaway: Win a GoPro Hero5 Session and CyberLink software!
With all that's going on in the world, you could immerse yourself in the media or strike out to define your own narrative. This week's giveaway is a starter kit for capturing the world as yo...
10:12 am -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Phishing campaign alerts DocuSign to customer data breach
A bizarre email address or an obvious misspelling are good indicators that the recent email telling you to reset your Apple ID password isn't what it seems. But there are more sophisticated (and ...
09:51 am -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Google Assistant might come to your iPhone this week
Google's voice-controlled Assistant has only been available on Android and Home so far, but it might just spread its wings in the very near future. To start, Bloomberg tipsters claim that Google...
09:51 am -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Google Assistant is expected to hit iOS and washing machines
Google's voice-controlled Assistant has only been available on Android and Home so far, but it might just spread its wings in the very near future. To start, Bloomberg tipsters claim that Google ...
09:30 am -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Blow-up dolls, vibrators and the sex robots uninspired origins
Just a few days before Christmas 2015, I found myself staring down the silicone mouth hole of the "world's first blowjob robot." I'd set out to find the future of sex but quickly r...
09:23 am -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Instagram apes Snapchat yet again with face filters
At this point, it's probably easier to note the features Instagram and Facebook haven't swiped from Snapchat. Those tools already include the likes of Stories, stickers and more. Today, the ...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget The latest 'Pokmon Go' event is all about rock
With the one year anniversary of Pok&eacute;mon Go approaching, Niantic and the Pok&eacute;mon Company have launched (another) in-game event called Adventure Week. From May 18th until May 25th...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget The first television with Amazon Fire TV built in is just fine
Sure, you can get a Fire TV stick with an Alexa remote and plug it into your existing television set to make it smart. But that setup can't pull in streams from all the devices you have connected...
08:43 am -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Zenimax turns on Samsung after victory in Oculus VR suit
Zenimax and Oculus aren't quite done duking it out in court, but the former has already taken on yet another adversary. The software company has filed a lawsuit against Samsung for infringing on ...
08:30 am -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Samsung Pay finally launches in the UK
It took it's sweet time, but Samsung Pay is now available in the UK. If you own any device in the Galaxy S6, S7 or S8 family, as well as the Galaxy A3 or Galaxy A5, you now have the option to pay...
08:00 am -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget UploadVR sued for rampant sexism, general awfulness
UploadVR is the workplace that has everything, at least if you enjoy walking around an office with condom wrappers on the floor. That's just one of many charges being leveled against it by its fo...
07:01 am -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget NHS gave DeepMind patient records on an inappropriate legal basis
A data-sharing deal between DeepMind and London's Royal Free Hospital Trust was struck on an "inappropriate legal basis," a top UK government advisor has said. In April 2016, NewScienti...
06:00 am -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Tuesday, May 16th 2017
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Squeezable smartphones, perhaps our first look at the glass-backed, iPhone 8 (don't worry, unrelated), and the death of the graphing calculator? All this, and...
04:30 am -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget Rocket Lab is almost ready to take small payloads into space
Rocket Lab is ready to start testing the rocket it developed to ferry small payloads to space. The US- and New Zealand-based company has decided to launch its Electron rocket anytime within a 10-day w...
03:00 am -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget HTCs squeezable U11 is its true 2017 flagship phone
Trekkies used to (and might still) believe that only every other Star Trek movie was actually good, and I'd argue that applies to HTC's flagship releases, too. The One M7? Excellent. The M8?...
02:22 am -04 - Tue, May 16, 2017
Engadget US utility offers clients cheap Tesla batteries for grid backup
For the first time, a power utility has teamed up with Tesla to use its battery packs for extra grid power during peak usage times. Vermont's Green Mountain Power (GMP) is not only installing Tes...
11:52 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Pirated Windows led to WannaCry's spread in China and Russia
WannaCry, the notorious ransomware demanding up to $300 worth of Bitcoins to unlock victims' computers, hit systems all around the globe over the weekend. According to Finnish cybersecurity compa...
11:09 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget 'Phantom Dust' returns tomorrow on Xbox One and PC -- for free
Phantom Dust was a surprise treat from Microsoft Japan that arrived in the US (thanks to intervention by Majesco) at the end of the original Xbox's run, and after years of work, a team has revive...
09:10 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget What's on TV: 'Twin Peaks,' 'Kimmy Schmidt,' 'Injustice 2'
The NHL and NBA playoffs are finally reaching their championship rounds, but that's not all we're looking forward to. This weekend Twin Peaks makes its return to TV, while Netflix brings a t...
07:58 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget 'WannaCry' ransomware showed traces of North Korean code
For all the damage the "WannaCry" ransomware has done, there's still one looming, unanswered question: who's behind it? At last, there might be a clue. Google researcher Neel Meh...
07:02 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget No, Twitter won't add an edit button if you retweet some dude
It's a strange age when one person can retweet their way to a lifetime of free Wendy's nuggets, but some social media messages just can't be amplified into making change. Especially whe...
06:14 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Disney faces ransom threat over one of its upcoming movies
It appears that the latest studio to deal with an attack by criminals is Disney. The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline have heard that CEO Bob Iger told Disney employees that a group of hackers claim to...
06:14 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Pandora may ditch its ticket business to focus on streaming
Pandora bought Ticketfly in 2015 in a bid to cover more aspects of your music experience, but it's already having second thoughts. Bloomberg sources hear that Pandora is considering selling Tick...
05:50 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget The 'WannaCry' ransomware is a stark reminder of a broken system
In April a hacking group called The Shadow Brokers dumped a cache of Windows' exploits it pilfered from the NSA. The group had decided to start leaking exploits it stole from the agency after it ...
05:30 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget iPhone 8 renders point to glass back and wireless charging
Rumor has it that we won't be seeing the next flagship iPhone until much later this year, but we may have just the right thing to keep y'all entertained for the time being. Earlier this week...
05:30 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget iPhone 8 renders point to glass back and wireless charging (updated)
Rumor has it that we won't be seeing the next flagship iPhone until much later this year, but we may have just the right thing to keep y'all entertained for the time being. Earlier this week...
05:11 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget The Pentagon is hunting ISIS using big data and machine learning
Military and civilian intelligence analysts "overwhelmed" by the sheer volume of video surveillance data recorded over the America's numerous military incursions against ISIS will soon ...
04:55 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget YouTube TV adds AMC, BBC America and more
YouTube's streaming TV service launched just over a month ago and its limited 39-channel range was a clear drawback compared to its more established competitors. But the company is following up o...
04:34 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget United flight crew inadvertently shares cockpit codes online
You don't need lax airport screening to create security risks aboard flights. As the TSA found out, you just need someone to post the wrong details on the internet. The Wall Street Journal has le...
03:53 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Virtual 'top hats' ensure swarming drones won't crash
Drone swarms can be used for lots of things, like creating holograms, putting on a Superbowl halftime show or collecting military intelligence. One of the problems with a bunch of quadcopters executin...
03:31 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Silently speak to someone across the room with an ultrasonic beam
If you ever wanted to whisper across a crowded room, a new experimental device might let you deliver sneaky instructions -- if the awkward speaker and electrodes don't tip everyone off. Researche...
03:04 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Facebook fights bogus live streams with stricter rules
Ever run into a Facebook Live stream that's little more than an attention grabber for something that could have been done with an ordinary post? Facebook has -- and it's fed up. The social...
02:18 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Implanting pancreatic cells in your gut could cure diabetes
About 30,000 adults and children are diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) each year. As many as 1.25 million Americans have the disease, according to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, with up...
01:54 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Chrome OS' experimental night mode saves your eyes
Google isn't going to sit on the sidelines while Apple and Microsoft bring night modes to their platforms. Users have discovered that Canary builds of Chrome OS now include an experimental night ...
01:32 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Motorola targets developing markets with dirt cheap Moto C
The rumors were true: Motorola has a pair of budget smartphones up its sleeve, and they'e called the Moto C and Moto C Plus. As suspected, the electronics company is positioning these as your Fir...
01:06 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Watch SpaceX push the Falcon 9 rocket to its limits
SpaceX launches are seldom boring, but its next mission will be notable precisely for what isn't happening. Elon Musk's outfit is poised to launch the Inmarsat-5 F4 broadband satellite on Ma...
01:06 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Watch SpaceX push the Falcon 9 rocket to its limits (updated)
SpaceX launches are seldom boring, but its next mission will be notable precisely for what isn't happening. Elon Musk's outfit is poised to launch the Inmarsat-5 F4 broadband satellite on Ma...
12:42 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Facebook's latest AI add-on will teach chatbots to sound less robotic
If you've been paying any attention to what Facebook is up to lately, you'll know that artificial intelligence and conversational chat bots are two of the most important initiatives for the ...
12:21 pm -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Samsung's virtual assistant might live in your fridge
Whatever you think of the Bixby assistant in Samsung's Galaxy S8, you're about to see a lot more of it. According to Pulse, the company is outfitting its Family Hub 2.0 refrigerators with th...
11:58 am -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Former Google worker barred from Ubers self-driving division by court
A judge has ruled that Uber can keep working on its autonomous vehicles with one key condition: autonomous vehicle lead Anthony Levandowski must be removed from any of Uber's self-driving efforts...
11:58 am -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Former Google worker barred from Ubers self-driving division by court (updated)
A judge has ruled that Uber can keep working on its autonomous vehicles with one key condition: autonomous vehicle lead Anthony Levandowski must be removed from any of Uber's LiDAR-based efforts....
11:44 am -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget NHS Trusts ignored patch that wouldve averted malware disaster
The ransomware attack that crippled crucial NHS systems across the UK and continues to cause disruption could have easily been contained, according to NHS Digital. The body, which oversees data and IT...
11:23 am -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Audi and Volvo go all-in on Android Auto
Audi and Volvo are making a very public commitment to Google after pledging to build Android Auto into their next generation of cars. Rather than simply enabling your smartphone to interact with the v...
11:00 am -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Decor as dystopia at a Singapore robotics training center
What you're looking at is not an art installation or set from the next Tron movie. It's the new RACE Robotics Lab in Singapore, used to display the latest industrial robots and train enginee...
10:52 am -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Delta will test face-scanning for checked baggage this summer (update)
This summer, Delta will test a facial recognition system for checking luggage. The airline says that the move is an effort to save customers time and further streamline the pre-flight process. "O...
10:52 am -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Delta will test face-scanning for checked baggage this summer (updated)
This summer, Delta will test a facial recognition system for checking luggage. The airline says that the move is an effort to save customers time and further streamline the pre-flight process. "O...
10:19 am -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget The ridiculous Not Hotdog app from 'Silicon Valley' is real
Our long national nightmare is over: Thanks to HBO and Silicon Valley there's finally an app that will tell you if the object you pointed your phone's camera at is a hot dog or not. For fans...
10:00 am -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Airbnb tries its hand at tour-guiding
Airbnb has always wanted to be more than just the app you use to rent someone's spare bedroom for a night on the other side of the world. That's why the company is beefing up its Trips featu...
09:34 am -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Moto X returns in Motorola's leaked 2017 phone lineup
Motorola is going to have a very busy 2017, if you believe tipsters. Well-known leaker Evan Blass has obtained a presentation photo that purports to show the Lenovo brand's phone roadmap for the...
08:48 am -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Toyota wants flying cars in time for the 2020 Olympics
Toyota has joined the flying car craze by backing a group working on a drone-like vehicle that would soar 10 meters (33 feet) above the ground at speeds up to 100 km/h (62 mph). The "Skydrive&quo...
08:00 am -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Engadget Podcast Ep 39: Rip Off
On this episode hosts Dana Wollman and Terrence O'Brien talk about the massive WannaCry ransomware attack spreading across the globe and Caddyshack. Edgar Alvarez stops by to fill everyone in on ...
07:16 am -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Lib Dems vow to roll back UK surveillance powers if elected
The Liberal Democrats will roll back "Orwellian" surveillance powers should they be elected in June. As the Guardian reports, the UK political party thinks the newly introduced Investigatory...
07:05 am -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Nevada pushes for tighter online privacy protection
Nevada's senate is pushing a bill that will offer consumers tighter privacy protections when they conduct their lives online. Senate Bill 538, co-sponsored by Aaron D. Ford and Jason Frierson, re...
06:00 am -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Monday, May 15th 2017
Good morning. It's 2017, and Redbox is setting up more DVD rental kiosks. It's 2017 and we're discussing a new Windows XP patch that's battling a very invasive cyberattack. Meanwhi...
05:20 am -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Conservatives plan to let UK Facebook users nuke their teenage posts
British internet users would be allowed to erase social media messages posted before they were 18 if the Conservatives win the upcoming General Election. In a statement, Prime Minister Theresa May ple...
04:50 am -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Netflix and Amazon leave the BAFTA TV awards empty-handed
What should have been a night to remember became one to forget for Netflix yesterday. The company started the BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) TV awards with six nominations &md...
04:10 am -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Test-approved app could kill off the graphing calculator
Math students have a love-hate relationship with the funky, expensive TI-84 graphing calculators, but thanks to a new deal, they'll soon get a free option. Starting this spring, pupils in 14 US s...
02:17 am -04 - Mon, May 15, 2017
Engadget Nintendo is working on a 'Zelda' mobile game
One of Nintendo's premium franchises is coming to smartphones, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The Legend of Zelda, co-developed by Japanese developer DeNA, will be be its next ...
11:56 pm -04 - Sun, May 14, 2017
Engadget Redbox bets DVD rental kiosks are making a comeback
Redbox has spent years trying to reduce its dependence on disc rentals, and not without reason. You don't have much as incentive to rent from a kiosk when online video (including from Redbox) is ...
10:30 pm -04 - Sun, May 14, 2017
Engadget Netflix is no longer available for your rooted Android phone
Have you noticed that you suddenly can't (officially) download the Netflix app to your rooted Android phone? You're not alone. Netflix has confirmed that its app is no longer visible on Goog...
09:18 pm -04 - Sun, May 14, 2017
Engadget Lyft and Waymo work together on self-driving cars
Waymo just got a ton of help in its bid to make self-driving cars a common sight on public roads. The Alphabet-owned company and Lyft have forged a deal that will see the two work together on self-dr...
07:47 pm -04 - Sun, May 14, 2017
Engadget FTC cracks down on internet tech support scams
The Federal Trade Commission isn't letting up in its quest to rid the world of tech support scammers. Officials have launched a legal campaign, Operation Tech Trap, in a bid to crack down on fra...
06:26 pm -04 - Sun, May 14, 2017
Engadget Microsoft blasts spy agencies for hoarding security exploits
Microsoft is hopping mad that leaked NSA exploits led to the "WannaCry" (aka "WannaCrypt") ransomware wreaking havoc on computers worldwide. Company President Brad Smith has poste...
04:56 pm -04 - Sun, May 14, 2017
Engadget Amazon Echo gets its own 'Saturday Night Live' skit
How do you know when a gadget has become part of the American cultural zeitgeist? When it gets its own Saturday Night Live routine, apparently. The comedy show ran a skit (US-only) on May 13th pitchin...
03:25 pm -04 - Sun, May 14, 2017
Engadget Streaming services will pay writers more following a new deal
Amazon, Hulu and Netflix are going to have to open their wallets a little bit wider if they want to keep producing original shows. The Writers Guild of America has outlined a tentative 3-year contract...
02:00 pm -04 - Sun, May 14, 2017
Engadget The best lawn mower
By Doug MahoneyThis 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, i...
12:26 pm -04 - Sun, May 14, 2017
Engadget 'WannaCry' ransomware evolves despite attempts to kill it
There were predictions that the fast-spreading "WannaCry " (aka "WannaCrypt") ransomware would quickly evolve to get around its domain-based kill switch, and, well... the predictio...
11:00 am -04 - Sun, May 14, 2017
Engadget After Math: Keep the change
It was a big week of whole numbers for the tech industry. Fossil now offers 300 different smartwatch models for sale, Windows 10 hit 500 million active installs and Apple just invested $200 million in...
09:30 am -04 - Sun, May 14, 2017
Engadget Ben Heck finally gets the Nintendo-PlayStation prototype working
It feels like a long time has passed since the Midwest Gaming Classic in 2016 where the team first encountered the Nintendo-PlayStation SFX-100 portable. Now it's time to see the highlights of Be...
03:20 am -04 - Sun, May 14, 2017
Engadget Honeywell recalls fire alarm gateway that can't detect fires
Tech-savvy fire alarm systems aren't without their share of problems, it seems. Honeywell is recalling its SWIFT wireless gateway after learning that the smoke detectors connected to the gateway...
11:02 pm -04 - Sat, May 13, 2017
Engadget Intel ends its dreams of replacing the x86 chip in your PC
When Intel launched its first Itanium processor in 2001, it had very high hopes: the 64-bit chip was supposed to do nothing less than kill off the x86 architecture that had dominated PCs for over two ...
09:24 pm -04 - Sat, May 13, 2017
Engadget Fiat Chrysler software error leads to a massive truck recall
Fiat Chrysler is currently in the midst of notifying over a million people that they need to turn in the trucks they bought from the company due to a potentially dangerous software error. The automake...
07:53 pm -04 - Sat, May 13, 2017
Engadget Mastercard aims to speed up your chip-and-PIN payments
Chip cards are ultimately faster than paying with a magnetic stripe and a signature (or worse, a check), but they're sometimes slow -- and it's bad enough that Mastercard wants to do somethi...
06:25 pm -04 - Sat, May 13, 2017
Engadget Old-school tank shooter 'Battlezone' comes to Oculus and Vive
If you grew up in the age of arcades, you probably played Atari's seminal first-person tank game, Battlezone. In the arcade version, you'd play the game with your face stuck into a set of fa...
04:54 pm -04 - Sat, May 13, 2017
Engadget Apple acquisition could help Siri make sense of your data
If it wasn't already clear that Apple is committed to improving AI, it is now. The tech giant has confirmed that it recently bought Lattice Data, a company that uses AI to make sense of unorganiz...
04:54 pm -04 - Sat, May 13, 2017
Engadget Apple's AI acquisition could help Siri make sense of your data
If it wasn't already clear that Apple is committed to improving AI, it is now. The tech giant has confirmed that it recently bought Lattice Data, a company that uses AI to make sense of unorganiz...
03:26 pm -04 - Sat, May 13, 2017
Engadget SpaceX settles with underpaid employees for $4 million
In 2016, a PayScale survey revealed that Tesla and SpaceX, both high-profile companies helmed by Elon Musk, are two of the lowest-paying employers in tech. A whopping 4,100 employees even filed a clas...
01:58 pm -04 - Sat, May 13, 2017
Engadget Apple's fabled iPad redesign may arrive at WWDC
Apple could have more than one hardware treat to unveil at WWDC this year. KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (who has a mostly solid track record for Apple predictions) now believes that Apple is likely to lau...
12:30 pm -04 - Sat, May 13, 2017
Engadget Recommended Reading: What if there were a PBS of social networks?
The Case for aTaxpayer-SupportedVersion of FacebookEthan Zuckerman,The AtlanticWhat if there were a publicly-funded social network open to all that provided a diverse world view rather than an echo ch...
11:00 am -04 - Sat, May 13, 2017
Engadget How MicrosoftsStory Remix does what Clippy couldn't
Microsoft is making some bold promises with Story Remix, its recently announced app for the Windows 10 Fall Creators update. Together with the company's deep learning technology, it can automatic...
09:00 am -04 - Sat, May 13, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to the weekend, where we close out Microsoft's Build 2017 event with some big news about Windows... XP? Also, this week we met Amazon's touchscre...
06:27 am -04 - Sat, May 13, 2017
Engadget Bloomberg: Sprint and T-Mobile are talking about a merger again
Sprint and T-Mobile are reportedly trying to pick up where they left off a few years ago. According to Bloomberg, the mobile carriers and their parent companies, Softbank (Sprint) and Deutsche Telekom...
03:01 am -04 - Sat, May 13, 2017
Engadget Microsoft patches Windows XP to fight 'WannaCrypt' attacks
Microsoft officially ended its support for most Windows XP computers back in 2014, but today it's delivering one more public patch for the 16-year-old OS. As described in a post on its Windows Se...
03:01 am -04 - Sat, May 13, 2017
Engadget Microsoft patches Windows XP to fight 'WannaCrypt' attacks (updated)
Microsoft officially ended its support for most Windows XP computers back in 2014, but today it's delivering one more public patch for the 16-year-old OS. As described in a post on its Windows Se...
11:59 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget Intel and Samsung back FTC lawsuit against Qualcomm
The Federal Trade Commission kicked off 2017 by targeting Qualcomm over allegedly anti-competitive behavior, and unsurprisingly, companies the chipmaker competes with agree. Intel and Samsung filed br...
10:53 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget Germany legalizes self-driving car tests
German automakers won't have to bring their experimental autonomous cars to California for testing anymore. The country has just approved a law allowing companies to test their self-driving cars ...
10:02 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget Jason Bateman is signed up for 'Arrested Development' season five
Ready for more Arrested Development? People behind the series have teased more episodes ever since season four arrived on Netflix in 2013, but a tweet from Jason Bateman reveals we're closer than...
08:03 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget Watch the worlds first skydive from a drone
Unlike typical consumer-aimed quadcopter drones, Latvian company Aerones specializes in big UAVs that can carry hefty loads. Last year, they showed off one of their big lifter's prowess by towing...
07:06 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget Pay an American Express bill just by talking to Alexa
With Amazon's Alexa getting smarter every day, soon enough you won't have to do much yourself. American Express is the latest company to tap into the virtual assistant's skills, allowin...
06:08 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget MP3 is dead, long live AAC
MP3, the format that revolutionized the way we consume (and steal) music since the 90s, has been officially retired -- in a manner of speaking. The German research institution that created the format,...
05:20 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget 'Madden 18' may follow 'FIFA 17' with a story mode of its own
It looks like American football is taking something from soccer beyond the sport's name. Well, as far as Electronic Arts' virtual versions go, that is. This year's Madden will feature a...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget Microsoft revealed its plans for world domination at Build
Microsoft just wrapped up its Build developer conference, and the theme unifying all the news is clear: Windows and Cortana everywhere. Whether it's linking Windows to all your other devices or l...
04:38 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget NASA study finds first SLS launch should be unmanned for safety
It's an exciting time for spaceflight, for sure. Both NASA and SpaceX have plans in place to send rockets and humans into our solar system. Elon Musk's company wants to use the moon as a pit...
04:10 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget The eerie stop-motion game that's 'better than sex with Jesus'
When I first talked with Anders Gustafsson and Erik Zaring in 2012, they promised their creepy, psychedelic, stop-motion game, The Dream Machine, was going to be "better than sex with Jesus."...
03:45 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget I finally believe in Microsoft's mixed reality vision
For years, Microsoft has been talking about its dream of mixed reality -- the idea that AR and VR headsets can work together in harmony across virtual and physical environments. But until now, it real...
03:27 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget Google expedites Android updates with Project Treble
We're about a week away from Google probably revealing the next version of its mobile OS, but as most Android users already know, actually receiving an update might take forever. The company is a...
03:22 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget Windows 10 will seamlessly run legacy apps on ARM
As we learned last month, ARM-powered Windows 10 devices should start hitting the market by the end of 2017. Unlike previous mobile-friendly versions of Windows though, Microsoft is working hard to ma...
02:59 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget 12 countries hit in massive cyber-heist
England's healthcare system came under a withering cyberattack Friday morning, with "at least 25" hospitals across the country falling prey to ransomware that locked doctors and employe...
02:59 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget 'WannaCry' ransomware attack spreads worldwide (update)
England's healthcare system came under a withering cyberattack Friday morning, with "at least 25" hospitals across the country falling prey to ransomware that locked doctors and employe...
02:37 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget A smart home mega sensor can track what goes on in a room
Creating a smart home currently requires either linking every connected device one-by-one or adding sensor tags to old appliances to make a cohesive IoT network, but there might be an easier way. Rese...
01:47 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget Google revises app review process following phishing attacks
In the wake of the Google Docs phishing debacle last week, Google has added a few new safeguards to better protect us from these types of attacks. The Gmail app for Android scans for suspect links and...
01:22 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget Google Maps uses Street View to keep you on the right path
Google Maps for Android got a slight remake this week, with a couple handy new features on board. It still looks and functions basically the same as the Google Maps you know and potentially love, but ...
01:01 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget Elon Musk's underground traffic tunnel looks like hyperspace
Elon Musk works fast. Just last month the Tesla CEO was showing off a concept video for how his solution to gridlocked traffic: a giant underground tunnel where rapidly propelled cars travel point A t...
12:36 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget Robotic exo-shorts safely twist old folks out of falls
Robotic exosuits have already found use in a variety of medical applications from helping Parkinson's patients walk more easily to letting kids with spinal muscular atrophy play again. Now a team...
12:15 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget Twitch dedicates May 26th to celebrating diversity
On May 26th, video streaming platform Twitch will celebrate a site-wide holiday called "TwitchUnity" that celebrates diversity and inclusivity. It plans to highlight channels on its front pa...
12:05 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget NHS hospitals in England hit by a widespread cyberattack
Various NHS Trusts are currently battling with what appears to be a large-scale cyberattack affecting IT systems across the country. According to reports, hospitals and GP surgeries are falling victim...
12:05 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget NHS hospitals in England hit by a widespread cyberattack (update)
Various NHS Trusts are currently battling with what appears to be a large-scale cyberattack affecting IT systems across the country. According to reports, hospitals and GP surgeries are falling victim...
12:05 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget NHS hospitals in England hit by a widespread cyberattack (updated)
Various NHS Trusts are currently battling with what appears to be a large-scale cyberattack affecting IT systems across the country. According to reports, hospitals and GP surgeries are falling victim...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget The best action camera
By Ben KeoughThis 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, ...
11:38 am -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget This is your last chance to buy 'Alan Wake'
One of Alan Wake's best features was its licensed soundtrack, and now the tunes developer Remedy Entertainment carefully curated are causing a bit of grief. Remedy's rights to The Black Ange...
11:07 am -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget 'PaRappa' and 'Gitaroo Man' creators team up for 'Project Rap Rabbit'
PaRappa the Rapper and Gitaroo Man are some of the brightest, weirdest and catchiest music games I've ever played. They're crazy for sure &mdash; how many titles let you spit rhymes with...
10:42 am -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget Alexas now a Eurovision trivia buff
Whatever your thoughts are on it, there's no denying that The Eurovision Song Contest continues to go from strength to strength. In 2016, over 200 million viewers watched Ukraine's Jamala tr...
10:21 am -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget Apple invests $200 million in Corning's US glass manufacturing
Apple is awarding $200 million of its billion-dollar Advanced Manufacturing Fund to Corning Incorporated for research and development, "capital equipment needs" and high-tech glass processin...
10:00 am -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget Self-driving cars could soon be cheaper and easier to build
There's no shortage of companies working on artificial intelligence for cars. If anything there's a glut. Every automaker and startup seems to be building a nearly sentient system designed t...
09:42 am -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget Belgian scientists turn polluted air into hydrogen fuel
To save the environment, humanity needs to do two things: reduce harmful gases and produce more energy from "green" energy sources. While plenty of research projects have tried to tackle the...
09:19 am -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget Samsung promises Tizen phones aren't dead with the budget Z4
Samsung has plenty of reasons to give up on Tizen phones -- they're a security nightmare and there are basically no apps. However, it's not punting yet on its home-grown OS, as it has just l...
09:00 am -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget Microsoft's dream of owning the living room hinges on Cortana
When Microsoft unveiled Cortana three years ago, it was positioned as the company's response to Siri and Google Now. But as Windows Phone faltered, Microsoft wisely shifted Cortana over to other ...
08:17 am -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget 50 floating screens will clean the Pacific garbage patch next year
The Ocean Cleanup, a Dutch foundation that aims to deal with plastics polluting our seas, says it's finally ready to put its technology to work. In a statement released today, the organization ha...
08:05 am -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget iPlayer will soon require a BBC account
The majority of Brits will soon need a BBC account in order to watch iPlayer, listen to iPlayer Radio and use some of the broadcaster's other services. The BBC has said that registration will mov...
07:16 am -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget AI-equipped Apple Watch can detect the signs of a stroke
The Apple Watch may become a useful tool in detecting an abnormal heartbeat, according to a study by heart rate app-maker Cardiogram and the UCSF Health lab. They determined that the wearable, when pa...
06:15 am -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Friday, May 12th 2017
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to the end of the week. Microsoft's second day of its annual conference was a more interesting one.It's trying to bridge your PC and phone, and w...
05:34 am -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget Ads are coming to Amazon Echo skills
If the Beauty and the Beast and Burger King debacles were anything to go by, owners of smart speakers like the Google Home aren't big fans of ads. But that won't stop marketing companies lik...
03:30 am -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget StoreDot demos EV battery that reaches a full charge in 5 minutes
StoreDot, an Israeli startup known for making fast-charging batteries, announced its model for EVs in 2015. The company claims that its EV battery can reach a full charge within only five minutes and ...
01:43 am -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget 'Coding Jam' uses musical blocks to teach kids programming concepts
Last year, Osmo expanded its iPad-based children's learning system with a program that teaches kids to code by linking tangible tiles with on-screen commands. Now the company's expanded its ...
12:33 am -04 - Fri, May 12, 2017
Engadget Judge sends Uber/Waymo case to DOJ for investigation
In the latest bad news for Uber, the judge presiding over its trade secrets lawsuit with Google self-driving car unit Waymo has asked federal prosecutors to investigate the case. Reuters and Bloomberg...
11:23 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget D-Link would like you to forget about its lax security
Back in January, the US Federal Trade Commission accused D-Link of putting customers in harm's way with its extremely negligent approach to security. According to the FTC, the company left hundre...
10:22 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Lighthouse home security camera uses AI to ID people and pets
Security cameras are getting more and more advanced these days, they might put a few security companies out of business. Take Lighthouse, for instance. The device, backed by an accelerator created byA...
08:54 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Microsoft's design rules push Windows 'beyond mere rectangles'
Microsoft's Fall Creators Update for Windows 10 might have an ironically uncreative name, but the upgrade itself is flush with artistic potential and useful features. It will give users a timelin...
08:20 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget 'How to shoot on iPhone' videos explain why your pictures suck
The iPhone camera has been a consistently emphasized point by Apple, and for good reason. The quality of pictures it can take increases with each iteration, and for most people, smartphone cameras hav...
07:39 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Valve brings 360-degree videos to Steam VR
While it's not quite as immersive as a full virtual reality experience, 360-degree videos and photos are becoming more common (especially on Facebook and YouTube), and now Valve has released a St...
06:51 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Watch Microsofts Build Day 2 keynote in under 7 minutes
While yesterday's Build keynote was almost purely developer focused, today's presentation fest dove deeper into Microsoft's consumer offerings. We learned about the Windows 10 Fall Crea...
05:40 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Twitter's NFL show is a consolation for losing games to Amazon
During the 2016 NFL season, Twitter streamed the league's slate of Thursday Night Football matchups. The 2017 season will be a lot different for the social network as it lost those weekly livestr...
05:17 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget DOJ code-breaking project found unencrypted on the internet
Encryption is the key to our digital privacy. It keeps eavesdroppers from reading your private conversations and checking out which sites you're visiting. It's important enough that iOS and ...
04:58 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Ticketmaster shows you the view from any seat in the house
When you buy a ticket to a concert or sports event, you want to make sure your view is a good one. The days of peering at a line drawing of a venue's seating plan to figure that out could soon be...
04:40 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Fossil hopes youll like one of its 300 smartwatches
Back in March, Fossil revealed its plans to introduce 300 smartwatches in 2017, including a mix of hybrid analogs and others running Android Wear 2.0. The new wearables come from Fossil itself as well...
04:22 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Google' Allo chat app crafts custom emoji using your selfies
Google's Allo chat program is still missing some basic features, but hey, you're a fan of Bitmoji right? That's the line of thinking for the app's latest add-on: personalized emoji...
04:06 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Trump signs executive order for sweeping review of US cybersecurity
Today, Trump finally signed an executive order for an extensive review of the US government's cybersecurity, which has been some months coming. He was originally set to sign an earlier version ba...
03:54 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Harley-Davidson embraces the potential of electric motorcycles
Bikers interested in going green have reason to rejoice today. Harley-Davidson has already shown off its prototype Livewire electric bike, and it's promised to offer you a real one in the next fi...
03:33 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget By the numbers: Microsoft Build 2017
It was a big day for Microsoft's personal-computing aspirations. During its Build 2017 conference in Seattle, the company announced a new pair of mixed reality controllers and support for three s...
03:15 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget The Wirecutter's best deals: Save $70 on an Apple Watch Series 2
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...
02:41 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Director of National Intelligence warns of IoT security threats
Hackers aren't the only ones bypassing the weak security of the Internet of Things. According to Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats, smart devices could also be used to shut down US i...
02:22 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget 'Payday 2' puts you inside the bank heist with free VR mode
Popular multiplayer bank heist shooter Payday 2 has been around since 2013, but it's about to get a new life as a virtual reality game. Developer Overkill showed off the new mode at its Starstrea...
01:56 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Netflix's next original is basically a French 'Black Mirror'
One of the great things about Netflix's global expansion is that it allows audiences to enjoy new movies and TV shows that have been produced in other countries. French subscribers, for example, ...
01:33 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Microsoft will offer 3 flavors of Linux on the Windows Store
Microsoft made headlines at last year's Build developer conference when it announced that it would build support for the Bash shell and Ubuntu Linux binaries directly into Windows 10. Doing so en...
01:33 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Microsoft will offer 3 flavors of Linux in the Windows Store
Microsoft made headlines at last year's Build developer conference when it announced that it would build support for the Bash shell and Ubuntu Linux binaries directly into Windows 10. Doing so en...
01:28 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Cult action game 'Vanquish' powerslides its way onto PCs
A month after SEGA brought Bayonetta to Steam, the publisher has now seen fit to throw PC owners another Platinum Games-shaped bone. Coming to the platform on May 25th, $20 will net gamers a souped-up...
01:07 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Acer and HP's Windows Mixed Reality headsets go on pre-order today
Microsoft's plan to bring augmented and virtual reality experiences to everyone is about to get a major boost. At its Build 2017 conference, the company announced that Acer and HP's Windows ...
01:07 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Acer's and HP's Windows Mixed Reality headsets go on pre-order today
Microsoft's plan to bring augmented and virtual reality experiences to everyone is about to get a major boost. At its Build developer conference, the company announced that Acer's and HP...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Supernatural indie hit 'Oxenfree' is, well, free with Twitch Prime
Last year's supernatural indie hit Oxenfree was arguably one of 2016's best games-- and today, Twitch is giving it away for free. Amazon Prime users and Twitch Prime subscribers can claim th...
12:50 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Apple is bringing iTunes to the Windows Store
Now here's something you probably weren't expecting: Apple is bringing iTunes to the Windows Store. You'll no longer have to download a conventional desktop app just to play Apple Music...
12:32 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Microsoft unveils Windows Mixed Reality Controllers
What good is a modern VR headset without decent motion controllers? Well, not much. So it's no surprise that Microsoft has announced its first Windows Mixed Reality Controllers, which will suppor...
12:18 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Windows 10 Timeline remembers everything you did on your PC
One of the more intriguing features Microsoft will include in this fall's Windows 10 Creators Update is Timeline. As the name suggests, it's a way for you to move backwards in time and see t...
12:15 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Twitch will stream every episode of 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood'
May 15th is a beautiful day for Mister Rogers' Neighborhood fans. Starting at 3PM on the 15th, Twitch will begin streaming all 886 episodes of the beloved kids' show. The broadcast will last...
12:11 pm -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Microsoft blurs the line between OneDrive and local files
This fall, all of your Windows files will be viewable and accessible from File Explorer regardless of whether they're stored in OneDrive or locally. It's something Joe Belfiore talked about ...
11:46 am -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Microsoft's Story Remix turns photos and video into shareable clips
With the Fall Creators Update coming in September, Microsoft will roll out a new app that can transform you photos and videos into something more cinematic. Called Story Remix, it's a Universal W...
11:46 am -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Microsoft's Story Remix puts a Hollywood studio in your PC
For the Fall Creators Update, Microsoft has unveiled a new app that can transform your photos and videos into a cinematic spectacle, complete with CG effects, titles and a soundtrack. Called Story Rem...
11:30 am -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Microsoft Graph bridges the gap between Windows and your phone
Microsoft's push into being the connective glue between all your devices is encompassed in Graph. That is what the company is calling a handful of features it says will "connect dots between...
11:30 am -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Microsoft's Fluent Design optimizes Windows 10 for even more devices
Microsoft is still keeping mum about the future of its mobile OS, but in the meantime the company is pressing forward with a plan to expand to various other devices. At its Build developer conference ...
11:30 am -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Windows 10 is getting another Creators Update this fall
Now that the Windows 10 Creators Update is rolling out to PCs across the world, Microsoft is ready to start talking about its next big OS upgrade. Don't expect any catchy new names, though: It�...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Live from Microsoft's Build 2017 product keynote
We're on the ground in Seattle and waiting for Microsoft's second Build 2017 keynote to kick off. It's a return to home turf for the company (or at least, very close to its Redmond head...
10:36 am -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Watch Microsoft's Build 2017 day two keynote right here!
If you were bored during yesterday's Microsoft Build livestream (here's a catch-up of what happened), that's entirely understandable. Aside from news that HP and Intel are building Cort...
10:15 am -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Univision Now brings live and on-demand streaming to Roku
Hispanic US TV broadcaster Univision just got easier to find thanks to a hookup with Roku. The Univision Now streaming app is available on Roku boxes, Roku TVs from TCL and Roku apps on PCs or mobile ...
09:55 am -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget TBS, TNT launch new streaming apps and redesign old ones
Just a few years ago, Turner was newly entering live streaming game, promising TBS and TNT apps that would allow subscribers to watch across multiple platforms and screens. Now in 2017, it's read...
09:30 am -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: Hyper directional sound guides runners
Today on In Case You Missed It: Malaysian sportswear company Ash Be Nimble has expanded their product line to include the Handbag Dyetonator, a fob-style accessory that will expel ink and smoke onto a...
09:14 am -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget NASA's mission to Mars includes a year-long stay on the moon
Some astronauts may spend a year orbiting cislunar space before NASA finally makes its way to Mars. At the Human to Mars Summit in Washington DC, Greg Williams from the agency's human exploration...
08:55 am -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget We're giving away $500,000 to foster art and technology
Last summer something happened. Seemingly out of nowhere, a 21-year-old Japanese video game franchise became a 21st-century runaway hit with the help of the smartphone. After years of hype around the ...
08:29 am -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Trump's website wanted to collect your location data
A redesigned version of Donald Trump's 2020 campaign website debuted on Tuesday morning, and with it came a new and problematic set of Terms &amp; Conditions. According to CBS News, part of t...
08:02 am -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Watch the highlights of NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference keynote
Under NVIDIA founder Jensen Huang's iconic leather jacket is one of the tech industry's sharpest CEOs -- a man who can not only talk eloquently about GPU architecture, machine learning and t...
07:05 am -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Europe's top court advised to treat Uber like a taxi company
Uber is a service that enables people to get from one place to another, but don't you dare call it a taxi company. That way lies a whole mess of burdensome regulations that the startup has fought...
07:00 am -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget UberEats has London's need for late-night munch covered
We've all been there. You get home late, the local chippy has shut up shop for the night, and you're starving. In London, UberEats already has the hangover cure covered with the addition of ...
06:15 am -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Thursday, May 11th 2017
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's Thursday, which in this case means we're prepping for the second day of Microsoft's Build 2017 conference, and it's one you probably won&#...
06:00 am -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget IBM Watson adds voice commands to 'Star Trek: Bridge Crew'
Ubisoft's Star Trek: Bridge Crew won't just put you in a VR starship when it finally launches. It'll also give you the power to interact with the virtual Starfleet crew with your voice....
04:24 am -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Russian blogger found guilty of playing 'Pokmon Go' in church
A Russian judge has found a Russian YouTuber guilty of inciting hatred for posting antireligious videos after he filmed himself playing Pok&eacute;mon Go in a church. Ruslan Sokolovsky, a 22-year-...
03:01 am -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Teams are abandoning 'Overwatch' before its official league debuts
Yesterday, Blizzard announced that it had formed a dedicated eSports division within the company. It will operate under the name Major League Gaming, the organization bought by the studio in 2015, and...
01:31 am -04 - Thu, May 11, 2017
Engadget Luxury fashion brands slowly embrace internet shopping
Luxury fashion brands have been notoriously reluctant to embrace the internet. While you can find their wares on third-party stores, you typically have to visit an old-fashioned retail store if you wa...
11:53 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Verizon reportedly outbids AT&T for key 5G wireless spectrum
A month ago, AT&amp;T announced it would acquire Straight Path Communications for $1.6 billion, specifically because Straight Path owns licenses to use high-frequency radio waves that will be cruc...
11:23 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Switch players won't have to pay more for 'Rime' after all
Back in March, fans of Nintendo's latest console and open-world puzzle adventure games got some tough news: Tequila Works' highly anticipated indie title Rime would cost extra and arrive lat...
10:29 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget 'The Sims' find a new home on iOS and Android
It's been 17 years since The Sims was first released on PC but finally (finally) the venerable social simulator is going mobile. EA announced on Wednesday that it is bringing its truest port of t...
09:44 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Google buys the VR studio behind 'Job Simulator'
A month after Owlchemy Studios gifted the world with its Rick and Morty VR mini-experience, the developer revealed its own good news: It's been acquired by Google. Neither party hinted at what li...
09:09 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget New York joins the growing list of self-driving car testbeds
The Empire State and its bustling metropolis are ready to get in on the autonomous vehicle party. According to an announcement from Governor Andrew Cuomo, the New York Department of Motor Vehicles is ...
08:34 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget 'Pro Evolution Soccer 17' is coming to your phone this month
The eternal struggle between fans of EA's fast-paced, good-looking FIFA series and Konami's deeper, more realistic Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) video game titles rages across console and mobil...
07:57 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Anti-net neutrality bots are swarming the FCC's comments
It's not just proponents of net neutrality that are flocking to the FCC's website -- opponents are there as well... in a manner of speaking. Reports from ZDNet and elsewhere have revealed t...
07:12 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Facebook limits News Feed links to scammy ad-filled sites
Facebook regularly tweaks your news feed to make sure you only see "quality" posts and ads. It's banned fake news sites from using the Facebook ad network, added an easy way to report f...
06:32 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Beautiful melee MMO 'Absolver' lands August 29th
A year after indie studio Sloclap introduced the melee combat-only MMO it's releasing with publisher Devolver Digital, Absolver, the indie studio has announced its release date for PS4 and PC: Au...
06:32 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Beautiful online RPG 'Absolver' lands August 29th
A year after indie studio Sloclap introduced the melee combat-only online RPG it's releasing with publisher Devolver Digital, Absolver, the indie studio has announced its release date for PS4 and...
06:07 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Tesla's Solar Roof is available for pre-order
Tesla didn't quite fulfill its promise to start Solar Roof sales in April, but you thankfully haven't had to wait that much longer to pull the trigger. As of today, you can pre-order Tesla&...
05:43 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget EU will push Apple, Google to treat app developers fairly
Spotify and other services aren't happy with being at the mercy of internet giants like Apple and Google. If those behemoths want to stifle competition, they only have to impose strict app rules...
05:21 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Watch Microsoft's Build keynote in under 14 minutes
Thousands of analysts, journalists and developers came to the Washington State Conference Center in Seattle today to see what Microsoft had to unveil at its three-hour-long Build conference. As it tur...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget NVIDIA's first Volta-powered GPU sits in a $149k supercomputer
If you've been waiting for NVIDIA to finally take the lid off of Volta, the next generation of its GPU technology, your day has finally come. Today at its GPU Technology Conference, the company a...
04:45 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget US considers banning laptops on all flights from Europe
The Department of Homeland Security is considering banning all carry-on laptops on flights from Europe to the United States. This rule change would represent an expansion of previous regulations banni...
04:40 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Snap has struggled to gain users since going public
Three months ago, Snapchat parent company Snap Inc. filed for its initial public offering, a milestone move for the now six-year-old ephemeral messaging app. In that report, it revealed some key infor...
04:21 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Saving bats from wind turbines is easy
Renewable energy like wind power is touted as a great way to reduce our impact on the environment. Tech companies like Google and Tesla, along with cities like San Francisco, understand the need to go...
03:58 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Uber offers insurance to US drivers, but only in certain states
Uber is once again blurring the lines between independent contractor and employee. This time the ride-hailing service is offering insurance to its drivers as part of a pilot program in Arizona, Delawa...
03:58 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Uber offers insurance to US drivers, but only in certain states (updated)
Uber is once again blurring the lines between independent contractor and employee. This time the ride-hailing service is offering insurance to its drivers as part of a pilot program in Arizona, Delawa...
03:41 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Manufactured controversy puts Netflix's future at Cannes in doubt
This year, Netflix original movies will be shown at Cannes Film Festival for the very first time. Yet, thanks to pressure from the French government, 2017 could also be the last time we see Netflix or...
03:15 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Toyota taps NVIDIA Drive PX to power its autonomous vehicles
The work we've seen Google and Uber put into self-driving cars is impressive, but short of Tesla's autopilot mode, consumer applications of autonomous driving are few and far between. Soon, ...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget This cosplay mask fights pollution too
It's a ubiquitous sight in cities like Beijing: pedestrians walking under a thick blanket of smog with their faces obscured by flimsy cloth face masks. These masks aren't an ideal solution t...
02:46 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Microsoft PowerPoint adds real-time presentation translation
If you were impressed by Skype's real-time translation feature, you'll likely be wowed by Microsoft's new PowerPoint "Presentation Translator" add-in. Despite the name, it...
02:30 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Instagram influencers fanned the flames of Fyre Festival hype
When tech entrepreneur Billy McFarland and rapper Ja Rule (born Jeffrey Atkins) created Fyre Festival, a music event in the Bahamas for the selfie generation, they never imagined their idea would be o...
02:14 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Bookmark your favorite places on Uber
Unless you're traveling home, it can be a pain to pick out a favorite destination in Uber's app. It's often easier to dig through your history than to punch in the address of a restaura...
02:01 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Use a Google search to find out where you should be this weekend
If you want to find nearby events online, you often have to go directly to dedicated services like Bandsintown or Eventbrite... or worse, flip through the calendar on your favorite nightclub's we...
01:37 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Netflix HDR arrives on Android, but only for the LG G6
Netflix isn't content to simply stream movies in high dynamic range to your compatible TV -- it's taking the experience mobile, too. As 9to5Google notes, any device with an HDR-capable scree...
01:16 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Childish Gambino's latest vinyl release comes with a VR headset
Say what you will about the vinyl resurgence, but artists keep turning to the ancient media format to try out high-tech tricks. The latest in that trend is Donald "Childish Gambino" Glover, ...
12:53 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Sprint will launch its 5G network in late 2019
Sprint isn't going to sit by the wayside while AT&amp;T, T-Mobile and Verizon make a fuss over their 5G wireless plans. The carrier has revealed that it's working with its parent company...
12:26 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Icon A5 plane crash kills two, including its lead designer
A fatal crash has left the amphibious Icon A5 personal aircraft's fate mired in uncertainty. Lead engineer Jon Karkow and coworker Cagri Sever were killed in the accident outside of Icon's V...
12:05 pm -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Microsoft takes aim at Alexa with Cortana Skills Kit
Amazon's Alexa is miles ahead of rivals like Microsoft and Google with its "skills" -- around 10,000 mini-apps that let you use your voice to control your lights or music, order an Uber...
11:55 am -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Self-driving cars make me nauseous
One of the major benefits of our self-driving future is just how much more gosh-darn productive we're all going to be. Instead of wasting brain power driving our cars to work, we'll sit back...
11:24 am -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget HP and Intel are building Cortana-powered devices
HP and Intel are both working on connected-home devices that run on Microsoft's Cortana platform. Microsoft announced the devices as part of its Build 2017 conference this morning, but didn'...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Windows 10 hits 500 million active devices
Windows 10's install base is still growing steadily. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced today that the OS now has 500 million monthly active devices, up from 400 million last September. That&#...
10:55 am -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Watch Microsoft's Build 2017 opening keynote right here!
Microsoft's Build 2017 conference is kicking off today in Seattle, and the company's CEO Satya Nadella will be taking the stage during the opening keynote. We expect there will be lots of ta...
10:22 am -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Microsoft didn't make Xbox One's first easy-pairing headset
In an age where technology is becoming increasingly wireless, it's baffling that Xbox One headsets still require either a transmitter or lengthy wires in order to work. Thankfully, LucidSound...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget MIT teaches machines to learn from each other
There are two typical ways to train a robot today: you can have it watch repeated demonstrations of what you want it to do or you can program its movements directly using motion-planning techniques. B...
09:40 am -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget A single autonomous car could greatly reduce man-made traffic
Traffic. We all hate it, but what can honestly be done to significantly reduce it? Well, according to an experiment conducted by the university of Illinois, simply introducing a few self-driving cars ...
09:22 am -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Uber faces lawsuit for failing on disabled accessibility
Uber has yet another problem to deal with: it's been slapped with a lawsuit for not making its services more available to people with disabilities. A couple of wheelchair users from Jackson, Miss...
09:10 am -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget UK watchdog accidentally creates pager monopoly it was hoping to avoid
True story: Vodafone still runs a pager service, decades after the old-school equivalent of pop-up notifications fell out of fashion. And it's not even the only the company supporting this ancien...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget PBS Kids releases baby's first HDMI dongle
With the recent arrival of YouTube TV and Hulu Live, it's clear that cord-cutting is here to stay. Not only is content readily available without a cable subscription, you can watch it on your big...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget The ShapeScale 3D scanner can color-code your body changes
I am trying to get in shape. I work out regularly and have been eating better. But still, whenever I step on my Fitbit Aria scale, my weight or body fat percentage don't seem to have budged much....
08:01 am -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Opera's new browser comes with WhatsApp and Messenger built in
Thanks to add-ons and extensions, modern browsers are capable of much more than just accessing websites. However, unless you know what you're looking for, finding useful tools isn't necessar...
07:15 am -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget The new Nokia 3310 launches in the UK on May 24th
The reborn Nokia 3310 is almost upon us. The pint-sized handset, developed by Finnish startup HMD Global, will be available in the UK from May 24th for &pound;49.99 unlocked. For many, that's...
07:01 am -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget CBS deal makes it easier to get local TV via streaming
The rapid decline in cable subscribers is killing local TV stations that provide regional news and other programming to viewers in small markets. Now, CBS has struck a deal with its affiliate board th...
06:00 am -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Wednesday, May 10th 2017
Welcome to your midweek. How's it gone so far? Microsoft's big annual conference kicks off today, and we've sniffed out what you can expect. We also get the full reveal of Amazon's...
04:40 am -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget The Senate has finished encrypting all its websites
Google would approve of the Senate's latest security move: according to ZDNet, it has just finished encrypting its main website and all its Senators' pages. You'll now see a small lock ...
03:20 am -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Thwart purse-snatchers with this hidden smoke and dye bomb
For anyone worrying a thief might steal their handbag and disappear, Malaysian sportswear company Ash Be Nimble has a new preventative measure. Its Handbag Dyetonator is a small accessory that spews s...
02:08 am -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Baidu AI helps parents find their abducted son 27 years later
Facial recognition tech has loads of application other than the creepy ones that put your privacy at risk. In China, for instance, it has helped a couple find their son 27 years after he was abducted....
01:06 am -04 - Wed, May 10, 2017
Engadget Slack predictably rejects a bot made for flirting at work
Dating app Feeld released a Slack plug-in enabling coworkers to express mutual affection for each other, and a few days later, Slack has revealed it doesn't make the cut. Feeld founder Dimo Trifo...
11:56 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget 'Secret World Legends' arrives on Steam on June 26th
The Secret World's mix of supernatural horror and real world settings made it a cult hit with MMO fans, but the game's developers are now gearing up to bring even more players into fold on t...
10:58 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget The US military might let its IT warriors skip boot camp
The commander of US Cyber Command (US CYBERCOM) told the Senate Armed Services Committee today that they're having difficulty raising a number of "cyber-warriors." They're in such ...
10:01 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Apple just bought a popular sleep tracker
Those rumors of Apple Watch sleep tracking just got more tangible. Apple has acquired Beddit, a company whose business revolves around a sleep monitoring device as well as companion iOS and Watch app...
09:30 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Google is making 360-degree cameras Street View-ready
It can be a pain to upload your own Street View photos even if you have a 360-degree camera. You may have to stop to take photos every few feet, and then there's the question of getting the spher...
08:04 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Leak shows Microsoft's vision for Echo-like Windows PCs
Remember when word got out for Microsoft's Home Hub, a Windows 10 update that would effectively turn your PC into a souped-up Amazon Echo with shared info, across-the-room voice control and home ...
07:26 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Alibaba opens its mobile payment system to 4 million US stores
Chinese internet titan Alibaba has struck a deal to let its global AliPay customers buy things in the US through First Data, makers of the Clover point-of-sale system. Just don't mistake this for...
06:39 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Robot that performs surgery inside your eye passes clinical trial
The next time you go under the knife for retinal surgery, it may not be a human hand holding the blade. That's because a revolutionary surgical system developed University of Oxford in the United...
06:03 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget President Trump fires FBI Director James Comey
President Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey, who recently led multiple investigations into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server when she was Secretary of State and Russia...
05:43 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget How VW's Arteon keeps you alive if you pass out while driving
The Volkswagen Arteon is not a fully fledged self-driving car, but it definitely has some fancy autonomous features. The sedan, which is due to land in the United States this summer, features a progra...
05:18 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Google hopes new languages keep you from saying 'adios' to Allo
When Google released its Allo chat app late last year, the accompanying chatbot known as Google Assistant was only able to offer helpful advice and Smart Replies in English. Knowing full well that you...
04:53 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Pinterest's app can identify multiple items in one photo
Last year, Pinterest started encouraging its users to buy things with just a photo. Last February it gave everyone in the US access to its new Lens beta, which lets you search for pins of cool things ...
04:29 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Airports may use face recognition to screen US citizens
Right now, the US is trotting out an airport security plan revolving around facial recognition. It's supposed to automatically register visitors to the US when they leave, and signal when they co...
04:29 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Airports may use face recognition to screen US citizens (update: more info)
Right now, the US is trotting out an airport security plan revolving around facial recognition. It's supposed to automatically register visitors to the US when they leave, and signal when they co...
04:03 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Pandora is looking for a buyer
Pandora's recent relaunch as a Premium on-demand streaming service helped to boost CEO Tim Westergren's case that the company was prepared to take on its bigger rivals like Spotify and Apple...
03:17 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Nintendo speeds up the Switch eShop with an obvious fix
When you go to buy a digital game on Nintendo's Wii U or 3DS consoles, you only have to enter your payment information once. The systems store your credit card number so you can make your next pu...
02:53 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Amazon quietly drops its free-shipping minimum back to $25
Slowly but surely, Amazon is bringing its free-shipping-threshold back to amount we collectively remember it being. Now, in an apparent bid to undercut the likes of Walmart and Target, Jeff Bezos'...
02:30 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget What to expect at Microsoft's Build 2017 conference
Microsoft's Build conference isn't just about giving developers the tools they need to write apps or create Windows-friendly hardware -- it's also Microsoft's chance to outline its...
02:12 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Facebook's new AI aims to destroy the language barrier
Is there anything AI can't make better? Artificial intelligence can recognize musical genres better than humans, improve our running performance and may soon become standard issue for the mobile ...
01:44 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Apple Music's new documentary shows Harry Styles getting a haircut
Boy-band heartthrob Harry Styles is the latest artist to get the Apple Music documentary treatment -- Harry Styles: Behind the Album lands on May 15th exclusively on Apple Music. The doc follows Style...
01:26 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Magic Leap settles sex discrimination lawsuit with former employee
Magic Leap created some serious buzz back in 2014 when Google, Qualcomm and other tech giants lined up to heavily invest in its mysterious mixed reality headset. Unfortunately, the tech may not live u...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Simple Habit lets you meditate without an internet connection
"Mindfulness" may be a bit of a buzzword -- but for many people, taking 10 or 20 minutes out of the day to clear your thoughts can be extremely valuable. And if you're not a expert, &qu...
12:52 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Snapchat's latest tricks include 'infinite' snaps and AR emoji
The war for ephemeral app supremacy in 2017 rages on with the Snapchat's latest update. The biggest new feature is the ability to watch the video or look at the photo someone sent you for an unli...
12:18 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Unlocked versions of Samsung's Galaxy S8 are up for pre-order
Want one of Samsung's lithe new S8 handsets but want to pick your own carrier? Awesome, because pre-orders have opened for unlocked versions of the nigh-bezel-free phone. In our review, mobile ed...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Hulu Live TV has the potential for greatness, but it's a tough sell
Of all the streaming live TV services to launch over the past few years, Hulu's makes the most sense. After all, it's the company that managed to craft a successful business out of streaming...
11:43 am -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Amazon's Echo family can now make calls and send messages
One of the most notable new features introduced alongside Amazon's new Echo Show is the ability to make calls with Alexa, something that's been rumored for a while now. And the good news is ...
11:18 am -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget A hunger for chicken nuggets broke Twitter's retweet record
When Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie (read: Samsung promo) broke the record for the most retweeted Twitter post ever, it raised a question: what, if anything could top that? Breaded chicken can, ...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Blue's wireless Satellite headphones pack a built-in amp for $400
Blue announced its first wireless headphones back at CES, but now you can finally get your hands on a pair. The company's latest model, Satellite, has Bluetooth 4.1 and Apt-X to keep the wireless...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget TBS will broadcast one of eSports' biggest rematches this June
TBS has established itself as a destination for watching eSports on TV. This summer, that goes further with the news that it'll broadcast Clash for Cash: The Rematch -- a $250,000 grudge of sorts...
10:36 am -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Neural network learns to reproduce what your brain sees
Scientists dream of recreating mental images through brain scans, but current techniques produce results that are... fuzzy, to put it mildly. A trio of Chinese researchers might just solve that. The...
10:12 am -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Speedrunners have already torn 'Prey' apart
Bethesda's Prey reboot has been out for less than a week and already players are posting some truly insane speedruns. Arguably the best is a 19:34 dash posted by "DraQu" on YouTube. It&...
09:50 am -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Amazon's Echo Show is Alexa with a touchscreen
As expected, Amazon has revealed the Echo Show, a squared-off Echo device equipped with a 7-inch touchscreen. The company lost the element of surprise, as the device was unveiled via a series of leaks...
09:40 am -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Devolver completes construction on building sim 'Blockhood'
After a year spent laying its foundations in Steam's Early Access program, Devolver's award winning 'neighborhood simulator' is now complete. Winning an award for its unique take o...
09:40 am -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Devolver's eco-building sim 'Blockhood' is finally ready
After a year spent laying its foundations in Steam's Early Access program, Devolver's award winning 'neighborhood simulator' is now complete. Winning an award for its unique take o...
09:15 am -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: A 'Back to the Future' jacket and the super-secret space shuttle returned
While manned shuttle missions ended back in 2011, the US government is still sending reusable spacecraft into orbit. This past weekend the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle returned from its super-secret two...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Peripheral maker Roccat is developing its own game
My dad always used to say that if you can put your mind to it, you can do anything. It looks like someone at Roccat had an equally encouraging parent, as the gaming peripheral manufacturer has reveale...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget This mocap suit records Hollywood-quality animation at indie film prices
Conventional motion capture rigs -- the ones that use visual markers and arrays of infrared cameras -- cost tens of thousands of dollars, making them prohibitively expensive for everyone but major stu...
08:40 am -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Gig ticket sellers should learn from Dice's new refund option
Now in its third year, UK gig app Dice has made a name for itself by selling tickets for some of the world's biggest music acts without additional overheads. There are no booking fees and tickets...
08:29 am -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Korea is building a 'city' for self-driving cars
South Korea will soon open an 88 acre facility with everything an autonomous car might encounter, including expressways, parking areas and bus-only lanes, according to the Korea Business Times. First ...
08:02 am -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget US Marines test glider drones that drop supplies to troops
Since it's not always possible to deliver supplies to troops in dangerous regions by land or sea, the Pentagon uses steerable parachutes called Joint Precision Airdrop System or JPADS. They'...
07:01 am -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget 3D modeling helps gym climbers replicate real mountain routes
You can create a seemingly endless array of things with commercial 3D printers, but they won't be very durable. Dartmouth researchers developed a novel method combining multiple fabrication techn...
06:00 am -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Tuesday, May 9th 2017
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.This morning we're expecting big news from Amazon, and we have a finally have a trailer for the new Blade Runner movie. Oh, and there's a spray that can ...
04:31 am -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Amazon's latest Prime incentive is exclusive music concerts
Not content with merely streaming music, Amazon is preparing to put on its own live shows. Prime Live Events will be ticketed and exclusive to Prime members, adding an extra incentive to its "all...
03:05 am -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Amazon's touchscreen 'Echo Show' may launch today for $230
You really might be able to pre-order Amazon's touchscreen Echo sometime today, May 9th, if the leaked listing AFTVnews got its hands on is the real deal. Based on the screenshot (posted below th...
01:29 am -04 - Tue, May 9, 2017
Engadget Future phones will ID devices by their electromagnetic fields
While NFC has become a standard feature on Android phones these days, it is only as convenient as it is available on the other end, not to mention the awkwardness of aligning the antennas as well. As ...
11:41 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Microsoft just fixed a serious Windows Defender bug
Over the weekend, Google Project Zero researchers Tavis Ormandy and Natalie Silvanovich tweeted about discovering "the worst Windows remote code exec in recent memory." According to Ormandy,...
10:52 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget 'King' smartphone charges its 10,000mAh battery in three hours
Chinese phonemaker Oukitel is releasing a new Android phone June, according to The Verge and Android Headlines, and its slogan is apparently "To be the king." You'll be hard-pressed to ...
10:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Qualcomm's new mid-tier mobile chips are good news for gaming
Qualcomm's latest mid-tier mobile chipsets, the Snapdragon 630 and 660, are designed to give smartphone users more processing power, crisper photos and improved connection speeds over LTE or WiFi...
09:46 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget What's on TV: 'Master of None,' 'LocoRoco Remastered'
This week we're anticipating the second season of Aziz Ansari's Master of None on Netflix, as well as a 4K remastered release of Heat on (1080p, unfortunately) Blu-ray. Sports fans, of cours...
08:44 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Narrate your own commute with Waze Voice Recorder
You think you're better at giving directions than John Cleese and Arnold Schwarzenegger? Well now's your chance to prove it with the "Waze Voice Recorder". Waze debuted the new fea...
07:33 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget MIT's mechanical actuators bend and 'breathe' as they heat up
Researchers from MIT and other institutions have developed a new type of actuator -- a mechanical component relying on movement -- that works in extremely hot environments. Their newly-developed mater...
06:46 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Parrot makes first play for commercial drone market
The French dronemaker Parrot is following up on its plans to shift away from consumer drones with a new Pro line rebranding a couple of its existing UAVs for commercial use. The company has refreshed ...
06:07 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget NVIDIA's AI may keep watch over smart cities of the future
Artificial intelligence is pushing into every area of our life with deep inroads to our mobile devices, our video games, and even our own brains. Video surveillance could the next step if NVIDIA'...
05:50 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget T-Mobile quietly retires its 'Free Data for Life' iPad promotion
With all the carrier pricing battles going on these days, T-Mobile has quietly scuttled its "Free Data For Life" promotion, which offered a decent (by 2013 standards) 200MB of cellular data ...
05:40 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Amazon's not-so-secret touchscreen Echo could launch this week
Well, it looks like Amazon's touchscreen Echo is real after all. According to the Wall Street Journal, the company is expected to unveil the device as early as Tuesday (that's tomorrow). As ...
05:34 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Instagram's mobile website can do almost as much as the app
Instagram's web version has usually played second fiddle to its phone apps. While you could check out photos or look at your notifications, you weren't going to use it in place of native so...
04:38 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Austria orders Facebook to delete hate postings
Facebook is having a hard time lately amid claims of fake news, political bias and sexism. The European Union considered legislation to encourage a more unified response to such postings and Germany s...
04:20 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Google's mysterious Fuchsia OS looks like an Android re-do
When we last looked at Google's Fuchsia operating system, it was very modest. While it was designed for everything from Internet of Things devices to PCs, there wasn't even a graphical inter...
04:01 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Apple offers free Smart Keyboard repairs for up to three years
It's been about a year and a half since Apple's iPad Pro hit the market, which means the laptop-ditching early adopters have had plenty of time to mash the keys and put Apple's Smart Ke...
03:42 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Uber expands self-driving research to Canada amid US troubles
Uber has just opened up a new office in Toronto, Canada dedicated to autonomous driving. This is the first Advanced Technologies Group operations to open outside of the US, though the main ATG hub is ...
03:21 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Google makes it easier to read offline in Chrome on Android
While apps like Pocket and Instapaper can help you read web pages on the go without a network connection, Google's Chrome browser added the ability right into its Android app last December. Today...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Burger Clan and the weird history of awkward video game promos
Executives at Burger King are convinced playing video games makes people really, really hungry. Like, debilitatingly hungry. So hungry, in fact, that they can't take a few minutes to grab a snack...
02:46 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget 'Sonic Riders' may have been (legally) plagiarized
Sonic the Hedgehog is known for two things: going fast and his love of chili dogs. While the blue blur is returning to the fray in a pair of new games (made independently of each other, no less) this ...
02:28 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Apple wants to sell iPhones out of an historic DC library
Apple is no stranger to the challenges of opening stores in historic locations, such as New York City's Grand Central Terminal. Its latest shop may be its most ambitious yet, however. The company...
02:09 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Get ready to 'spray' touch controls onto any surface
Nowadays we're accustomed to the slick glass touchscreens on our phones and tablets, but what if we could extend such luxury to other parts of our devices -- or to any surface, for that matter --...
01:48 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Ableton's interactive lessons teach the basics of music production
It's incredibly easy to make a music track today with all the killer tools out there. You don't have to convince a bunch of musicians to show up in your garage to record a session, nor do yo...
01:29 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Blade Runner 2049' trailer teases the replicant dilemma
If you're still debating whether a Blade Runner sequel was a good idea, you might want to see it anyway. Unlike the teaser we got back in December, Blade Runner 2049's first real trailer has...
01:29 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget 'Blade Runner 2049' trailer teases the replicant dilemma
If you're still debating whether a Blade Runner sequel was a good idea, you might want to see it anyway. Unlike the teaser we got back in December, Blade Runner 2049's first real trailer has...
12:48 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Route planner Citymapper experiments with its own bus service
Citymapper is known for its popular route-planning app that helps people get around town. This week, though, the company is taking a more active approach to transportation, operating an actual bus rou...
12:27 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget TripAdvisor adds GrubHub food delivery to its travel tools
GrubHub makes it pretty easy to scrounge up food when you don't feel like picking it up yourself, and now the food-delivery company wants to extend that to how you eat when traveling. Travel site...
12:06 pm -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Pepe the Frog is dead, but that won't stop 4chan
You have to sympathize with Matt Furie. The Boy's Club artist created Pepe the Frog as a positive, mellow character, but the amphibian got hijacked by the "alt-right" and became virtual...
11:45 am -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Senator confirms FBI paid $900,000 to unlock San Bernardino iPhone
In early 2016, Apple was embroiled in a battle with the FBI over privacy, specifically whether it could (or would) crack an iPhone 5C following the San Bernardino terrorist attack. Apple refused to sp...
11:03 am -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Net-neutrality supporters cripple the FCC website again
Sunday night, John Oliver merely pointed out a problem (again), and the results were pretty predictable if you're familiar with the last time he did similar. The most recent episode of HBO's...
11:03 am -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Net-neutrality supporters cripple the FCC website again (update)
Sunday night, John Oliver merely pointed out a problem (again), and the results were pretty predictable if you're familiar with the last time he did similar. The most recent episode of HBO's...
10:42 am -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Former Obama staffers want to build progressive political tools
There's been plenty of talk, recently, about how right-wing candidates have harnessed technology's darkest arts to swing elections in their favor. Now, it appears that folks on the other sid...
10:21 am -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Comcast and Charter partner to push into wireless service
In recent years, a number of telecommunication and media giants have attempted some major mergers (sometimes unsuccessfully) to consolidate power -- a move that often leaves customers with less choice...
10:02 am -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Sinclair buys Tribune Media to create a larger TV empire
It didn't take long for the rumors to come true. Sinclair Broadcast Group has confirmed that it's acquiring Tribune Media for $3.9 billion. The deal is the largest in Sinclair's history...
09:42 am -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget People are really starting to embrace electric cars
As with any new transportation technology, it's not as simple as building your first vehicle and expecting the whole world to change. And yet, it appears as if the world is finally cottoning on t...
09:19 am -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Microsoft's Surface Pro 5 isn't coming anytime soon
If you were hoping Microsoft's upcoming Shanghai event would be the debut of the Surface Pro 5, we've got some bad news. In an interview with CNET last week, Surface chief Panos Panay explai...
09:00 am -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Lowe's smart home system can call 911 for you
If you own a smart home system, here's the worst case scenario: You're away, something has genuinely gone wrong and you need to contact the emergency services. That involves a frantic phone ...
08:01 am -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Harman Kardon's Cortana-powered Echo rival makes Skype calls
If last year was all about the rise of Alexa and Google Assistant, 2017 might be when Cortana and Siri have time to shine. Apple is reportedly due to launch its oft-rumored connected speaker at its WW...
07:05 am -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Facebook purges thousands of fake profiles ahead of UK election
Facebook has doubled its efforts to tackle fake news in the UK. As the nation heads towards a snap general election, the company has removed "tens of thousands" of accounts which it believes...
06:00 am -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Monday, May 8th 2017
Hey, good morning!Monday's back. But before dealing with that, read about how Facebook may be planning its own TV-like shows, how Android Pay might use your your face, and NASA's plans of wh...
02:32 am -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Konami and soccer star Maradona call truce over game licensing
That dispute between Konami and sports legend Diego Maradona didn't last long. The two have reached an out-of-court settlement over Pro Evolution Soccer 2017's alleged use of the footie star...
12:00 am -04 - Mon, May 8, 2017
Engadget Comcast's xFi app makes setting up your parents' WiFi less painful
There are plenty of great routers on the market, but most of them have simply horrible interfaces for setting up and configuring your WiFI network. Companies like Google and Apple have built smartphon...
10:18 pm -04 - Sun, May 7, 2017
Engadget The Nintendo PlayStation can finally play CD games
It was no small feat when Terry and Dan Diebold got their hands on a prototype of the fabled Nintendo PlayStation, but there has always been a catch to it: its signature feature, the CD drive, couldn&...
09:04 pm -04 - Sun, May 7, 2017
Engadget Self-repairing roads could also charge your electric car
Potholes are bad enough for the jarring rides, car damage and safety hazards they create, but it's also problematic to fix them. You're looking at lane and road closures that can last for d...
07:45 pm -04 - Sun, May 7, 2017
Engadget The TV industry just edged closer to a giant merger
All that talk of major TV media buyouts just got more substantive. Reuters tipsters claim that Sinclair Broadcast Group, not 20th Century Fox as many suspected, is close to a deal to buy TV giant Tri...
06:27 pm -04 - Sun, May 7, 2017
Engadget NASA is reviewing candidates for its next Solar System mission
NASA might be focusing on Mars recently, but it hasn't forgotten the rest of the Solar System. The agency has begun reviewing the 12 proposals it received for the New Frontiers program, the same ...
04:57 pm -04 - Sun, May 7, 2017
Engadget Tesla collects videos from cars to improve its self-driving tech
If Tesla is going to fulfill its ambitions of making practical self-driving cars, it's going to need a lot of real-world data to teach its cars what to look for -- and that includes your own car....
03:26 pm -04 - Sun, May 7, 2017
Engadget Netflix renews controversial '13 Reasons Why' for second season
Netflix's 13 Reasons Why has drawn plenty of attention, and not necessarily for good reasons. Critics, mental health experts and politicians have attacked it for its portrayals of suicide, bullyi...
02:00 pm -04 - Sun, May 7, 2017
Engadget The best robot vacuums
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...
12:29 pm -04 - Sun, May 7, 2017
Engadget Drone is the first spacecraft in years to use a key Shuttle runway
Kennedy Space Center is slowly coming back to life, but you almost wouldn't know it by looking at the Shuttle Landing Facility. While it has seen some limited use for aircraft in recent years, it...
11:00 am -04 - Sun, May 7, 2017
Engadget After Math: Big Business
It's been a bumper week for corporate America. Apple pledged a billion dollars to support US manufacturing jobs, Facebook announced it's closing in on two billion users and Valve let on that...
09:30 am -04 - Sun, May 7, 2017
Engadget Ben Heck's Mini Pinball kit: Selecting a microcontroller
As the development of the Mini Pinball kit progresses, Ben and Felix split their focus between different areas of the build. Ben is finalizing the design of the flippers and how they're controlle...
04:42 am -04 - Sun, May 7, 2017
Engadget Windows 10's upgraded mapping helps you plan elaborate routes
You likely know that Microsoft packed a lot of improvements into the Windows 10 Creators Update, but there are still a few surprises left... particularly if you use Windows' built-in navigation a...
11:55 pm -04 - Sat, May 6, 2017
Engadget San Francisco train service plans to run solely on clean energy
Commuter trains are already somewhat eco-friendly by their nature (you're less likely to need a car, after all), but the San Francisco Bay Area's train system is taking things one step furth...
10:42 pm -04 - Sat, May 6, 2017
Engadget Google explains how it's preventing future email phishing scams
That massive Google Docs phishing attack from May 3rd was more than a little disconcerting, but Google is trying to set minds at ease. It just outlined how it responds to this email trickery -- inclu...
09:15 pm -04 - Sat, May 6, 2017
Engadget Scientists use gene editing to eliminate HIV DNA in live mice
A team of scientists have snipped away HIV DNA from the genome of live mice using a CRISPR system, and the rodents lived to (kinda) tell the tale. It's still much too early to call the method a p...
07:48 pm -04 - Sat, May 6, 2017
Engadget Your future devices might not need wireless radios
Seemingly every connected device has at least one wireless radio in it. However, that often requires some big compromises. Those radios often chew up a lot of power, which isn't always practica...
06:20 pm -04 - Sat, May 6, 2017
Engadget 'Guardians of the Galaxy' team says why it used Red's 8K camera
When director James Gunn revealed that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 would be the first movie shot with Red's 8K Weapon camera, he triggered a bit of speculation: what prompted the move beyond t...
04:51 pm -04 - Sat, May 6, 2017
Engadget YouTube and Warner extend their streaming music deal
YouTube's relationships with music labels have certainly been fraught, but it just managed to reach a truce with one of them... at least, for now. The streaming service and Warner have extended ...
03:24 pm -04 - Sat, May 6, 2017
Engadget Marines' online nude photo scandal leads to 21 criminal cases
Feds have filed a total of 21 criminal cases after two months of investigating the nude photo scandal that rocked the US Marine Corps. According to AP, the investigation team called Task Force Purple ...
01:56 pm -04 - Sat, May 6, 2017
Engadget Seattle enacts broadband privacy rules where the FCC won't
Just because the FCC and White House have rolled back broadband privacy rules doesn't mean internet providers are free to sell your data without permission... if you live in Seattle, they'll...
12:30 pm -04 - Sat, May 6, 2017
Engadget Recommended Reading: A second act for 'Guardians of the Galaxy'
'Guardians of theGalaxy 2:' TwiceIs (Still) the CharmChristopher Orr,The AtlanticGuardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 hits theaters this weekend, the sequel to the 2014 film that introduced us to ...
10:29 am -04 - Sat, May 6, 2017
Engadget Android Pay could use your face to authenticate loyalty programs
It's not that hard to add points to your loyalty cards on Android Pay, but it looks like Google is mulling on an experimental feature to automate the process. 9to5google has torn the latest versi...
08:00 am -04 - Sat, May 6, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to the weekend. We have some very familiar presidential election news, plus a leaked pic of Amazon's next big thing. Oh, and Bob Ross is about to beco...
04:45 am -04 - Sat, May 6, 2017
Engadget Facebook could launch two dozen 'TV-like' original shows in June
Facebook might be getting ready to make its video dreams a reality: According to Business Insider, the social network plans to launch two dozen original shows in June. Its no secret that the company h...
11:55 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Nike is livestreaming an attempt to run a sub-2 hour marathon
While it's Friday night here, three Nike-sponsored athletes are up early on a Saturday morning in Italy. The company has made it a quest to break the two-hour barrier for a marathon run, as Lelis...
11:29 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Touchable BlindPad puts visual information at your fingertips
This touchscreen tablet operates differently than your usual iPad, with 192 magnetic buttons across its 12 x 15cm surface. They can move up and down almost instantaneously to create patterns represent...
09:14 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget People actually crowdfunded this smart pillow
The connected home is getting out of hand. These days your mattress can do everything from keep tabs on your cheating spouse to start your coffee each morning. But why let the surface you sleep on hav...
08:18 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Microsoft HoloLens becomes an AR assistant for spinal surgery
Since the HoloLens was introduced, Microsoft has pitched it as both a gaming peripheral and a practical assistant in the workplace. Professionals have already started using its augmented reality tech ...
07:31 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget French candidate hacked just before presidential election
Just days before the final round of the French presidential election, a large trove of emails from one candidate's campaign has allegedly been leaked online. In a statement on its website, the En...
07:09 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget New York City plans to track every homeless person in its borders
To assist New York City's efforts to combat homelessness, the mayor's office is planning to deploy a new tool to count every vagrant person within its bounds. In the hands of workers that re...
06:20 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Germany confronts Russia over election hacking
Speaking with reporters at a conference in Potsdam, Hans-Georg Maassen, president of the BfV agency (Germany's domestic intelligence group) renewed claims that Russian hackers were behind the att...
05:58 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Scan Spotify Codes to play songs instantly
Sharing songs with your buddies while on the go has typically been a hassle, with weird Shazam-style workarounds to get a song from one phone to another. It looks like Spotify knows this, too, as it&#...
05:31 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Moto focused on slimming down for the Z2 Play
If you liked the original Z Play for its low price and compatibility with Moto Mods, you'll probably dig the pending follow up, Motorola's Z2 Play. They pretty much look the same, minus the ...
05:07 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget 'Smite' adds Bob Ross as a paint-throwing playable character
Bob Ross is about to do battle with the gods. The Joy of Painting host, known for his soft voice, permed afro and "happy little trees," is coming to Hi-Rez Studios' mythology-themed MOB...
04:41 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Walmart eyes a future Dash replacement that could reorder for you
When Amazon's Dash buttons first debuted two years ago, many thought it was an April fool's joke. A device you could press just to order toilet paper? Isn't that the height of laziness?...
04:15 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Kanye West just deleted his Twitter and Instagram
People are freaking out because Kanye West just deleted his Twitter and Instagram accounts. Not surprisingly, there's no explanation as to why the producer-turned-rapper-turned-designer decided t...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Intel positions itself as the heart of autonomous vehicles
Intel's computer chip manufacturing and marketing is amazing. It's hard to read the company's name without hearing those iconic four tones in your head. But outside of making silicon fa...
03:29 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget The enduring myth of the hacker boy-band
Last week, Wired magazine published a sprawling feature on a group of young hackers the magazine claimed would "make us or break us" with their "exceptional talent." The article fa...
03:04 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Let's hope this isn't Amazon's touchscreen Echo
Rumor has it Amazon is about to introduce a touchscreen version of its Echo speaker. Bloomberg was the first to report about this last November, although no images of the purported device were shared ...
02:38 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Twitch toys with the idea of chat-controlled TV shows
It sounds like Twitch doesn't want its new sneaker show to be its only stab at interactive programming. In the eyes of chief operating officer Kevin Lin, the ideal TV experience on the platform w...
02:02 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Turkish court backs censorship of Wikipedia
When Turkey blocked Wikipedia last week, its co-founder Jimmy Wales promised to push for a judicial review of the online censorship. Today, however, Ankara's 1st Criminal Court of Peace rejected ...
01:39 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Felony charges dropped after officer admits faking body cam video
Police body-cam footage is supposed to be an objective account of what happens during a traffic stop or whatever's taking place when an officer's device is activated. The emphasis is on the ...
01:18 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget India is cracking down on dissidence posted to WhatsApp
India's hardline stance against spreading misinformation on social media is getting real. An administrator of a WhatsApp group has been arrested following accusations that he altered a photo of p...
12:57 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Google Photo's Mother's Day video tool is no substitute for a card
Google often likes to dip its toes into holidays and notable days to remind everyone what its apps can do (and could you use them, please?), and it's recently added a special Mother's Day as...
12:36 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Microsoft is hosting a Surface event in Shanghai on May 23rd
The Surface Laptop isn't the only new piece of hardware Microsoft has coming up. The company sent out invites last night for an event in Shanghai on May 23rd, where it will "show the world w...
12:15 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Twitch is launching a new live show about sneaker culture
Now that Twitch is helping its community of streamers grow into professional broadcasters and expanding into original content, the popular social video platform is also ready to move beyond the gaming...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget The best true wireless headphones so far
By Lauren DraganThis 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 pick...
11:34 am -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Most American households have abandoned their landlines
A US Health Department study has confirmed that most US citizens have completely stopped using landline phones -- shocking no-one. In a report released today, the government revealed that 50.8 percent...
11:12 am -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Facebook topics could be the antidote to news echo chambers
Facebook, like Twitter, can often serve as a personal echo chamber. Users add people they have things in common with, while following and Liking pages that they perceive to be trustworthy. As the deba...
10:51 am -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Apple TV will reportedly get Amazon's Video app this summer
The squabbling between Amazon and Apple might soon be over -- at least, on the TV front. Amazon's Video app might finally be heading to the Apple TV this summer, giving consumers an easy way to w...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget How tech is changing the world of sports memorabilia
The story of Super Bowl 51 should have been all about one of the most remarkable comebacks in football history. Despite trailing by 16 points with about eight minutes to go in the fourth quarter, the ...
10:14 am -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget The Apple Watch outsold every other wearable last quarter
Apple might not be selling as many iPhones as it would like, but it sounds like its Watches have been doing quite well. According to Strategy Analytics, it shipped 3.5 million wearables in the first q...
10:00 am -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Nintendo's 2DS XL doesn't need 3D to be a solid handheld
Nintendo's latest portable, the New 2DS XL, isn't even out yet and people are already questioning its existence. Does the company really need another handheld gaming console, especially with...
09:39 am -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget The OnePlus 5 is the company's next smartphone
In a move that will shock no one, OnePlus is planning to release a new smartphone this year. What might take you by surprise, however, is the name: OnePlus 5. According to The Verge, OnePlus skipped t...
09:30 am -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: A prosthetic hand with two senses
Today on In Case You Missed It: We get our first close-up look at Saturn's rings thanks to the Cassini spacecraft -- which just completed the first of its twenty-two passes through the planets�...
09:00 am -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Fender's new guitar amps can be fine-tuned from your phone
Fender first revealed its mobile software plans back in August of last year when the guitar maker's digital arm debuted a tuner app for iOS. In November, we learned the company had guitar amplifi...
08:04 am -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Square is inviting users to sign up for its debit card
That Square debit card that company chief Jack Dorsey teased back in April? It's real, and Square has even begun inviting some users to sign up. After a customer tweeted out that he received an i...
07:15 am -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Where to buy the BlackBerry KEYone in the UK
The new BlackBerry KEYone won't be everyone's cup of tea. If you remember physical keyboards with a certain fondness, however, then the KEYone offers the latest version of Android, a respect...
07:01 am -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Terror attack victims claim social media enables extremism
Social media has allowed violent extremism to flourish, and the companies involved have done nothing to prevent it. That's the claim being made by relatives of those murdered in the San Bernardin...
06:00 am -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Friday, May 5th 2017
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's Friday, everyone. Rejoice. Google's offering voice assistants to your next DIY computing project, we review the new BlackBerry phone (yes, it is 201...
04:15 am -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget UK trials body cameras for staff in mental health wards
An early trial has found that staff-worn body cameras can reduce confrontation and aggressive behaviour in patients suffering from mental health issues. The pilot ran for three months at Berrywood Hos...
03:27 am -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Oculus shuts down its VR film studio
Oculus Story Studio won't be making any more award-winning VR shorts. Jason Rubin, the company's VP of content, has announced in a blog post that it's shutting down the film division. I...
12:58 am -04 - Fri, May 5, 2017
Engadget Microsoft tests a secured Edge browser for business
If the idea of a more secure Windows browser appeals to you -- and why wouldn't it -- then you might want to have a peek at the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build. That's because it inc...
11:53 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget YouTube brings in big names like Ellen and Kevin Hart for new shows
During its big Brandcast presentation YouTube made a pitch to advertisers based on some well-known names, with new shows on the way from Kevin Hart, Ellen DeGeneres, Demi Lovato and Katy Perry. Intere...
10:51 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget A 'Purple Rain' concert film may be the next streaming exclusive
The Prince estate is trying to interest a major music streaming service in the exclusive rights to an unreleased concert film. It was recorded in a Minneapolis nightclub just prior to, and containing ...
09:13 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Twitch comments for pre-recorded videos are like a slow chatroom
If we've learned anything from experiments like Twitch Plays Pokemon, it's that a large part of the streaming site's success lies on the enthusiasm of its community. Twitch viewers don&...
08:01 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Reuters: DOJ investigates Uber 'greyballing' scheme
Uber has to tell the feds how Greyball works and where exactly it was deployed now that it's facing a criminal probe over the controversial tool. According to Reuters, the Department of Justice h...
07:39 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Survival RPG 'The Long Dark' gets official release date, story mode
After years of development as a crowdfunded project and, later, a pre-alpha build on Xbox One and Steam, wilderness survival RPG The Long Dark from Hinterland Studios finally has a release date of Aug...
07:39 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Survival RPG 'The Long Dark' adds story in time for August launch
After years of development as a crowdfunded project and, later, a pre-alpha build on Xbox One and Steam, wilderness survival RPG The Long Dark from Hinterland Studios finally has a release date of Aug...
06:27 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Classic Zombies maps are coming to 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 3'
I'm not a big Call of Duty fan, admittedly, but I have fond memories of Black Ops 2's Zombies mode. And I'm sure I'm not the only one. The shambling undead have been a popular part...
05:58 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget US may require visa applicants to divulge social media accounts
The State Department has proposed a new requirement for select visa applicants: Their social media handles from the last five years. This would only apply to about 0.5 percent of those applying worldw...
05:36 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Soft, synthetic retinas may offer a better implant solution
Scientists have been trying to replace retinas in otherwise healthy eyes to help people suffering from diseases like retinitis pigmentosa. Unfortunately, earlier efforts were only able to use rigid, h...
05:15 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Neural networks can help animate video games
We've seen procedurally generated worlds and weapons in video games before, but piecing together believable animations from a pool of variables is pretty tough. Previous attempts at it have looke...
05:15 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Neural networks can add natural animation to video games
We've seen procedurally generated worlds and weapons in video games before, but piecing together believable animations from a pool of variables is pretty tough. Previous attempts at it have looke...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget The Wirecutter's best deals: Save $50 on a Breville Smart Oven
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...
04:43 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget NASA needs your help to turbocharge its supercomputer
It's not exactly a secret that parts of the US government run on painfully antiquated hardware that can cost billions to maintain. Decades-old code might do the trick for generating a tax return,...
04:20 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget The rhythm action of 'Thumper' hits Nintendo Switch May 18th
Late last year, PC and PS4 gamers were treated to an surreal rhythm experience when Thumper asked them to pilot a metallic scarab down a highway of intimidating, abstract set pieces. The game is as bi...
04:10 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget An AI can recognize musical genres better than humans
Can you tell the difference between big band and boogie woogie? An algorithm can. Product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants says it's created a machine learning AI that can identi...
03:50 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget GE's futuristic Alexa lamp accepts your voice commands in style
Amazon's Alexa, the voice-controlled platform that powers the company's own Echo line, continues to gain support from third-party manufacturers. The C by GE Sol is the latest product to embr...
03:12 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Uber's drop-off feature saves you time, money when carpooling
Uber has been tweaking its carpooling feature for a while now, with features that improve your experience when riding with strangers. The company will give you $2 off your next uberPOOL ride if you do...
02:40 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget The Video Game Hall of Fame basically inducted your childhood this year
The National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York announced the four titles it's inducting into the World Video Game Hall of Fame this year, and they're all pinnacles in the industry: Donke...
02:10 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Congress is getting in on the AR and VR hype too
While we don't tend to think of government as very tech-savvy, a new caucus formed in the US House of Representatives shows just how important the field itself has become. A new bipartisan group ...
01:41 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Twitch's workshops will teach streamers how to be better hosts
Streaming on Twitch might look easy, but it really isn't. Between the various technical hoops you have to jump through (oh hi, OBS) and the pressure of people watching your every move -- or, on t...
01:21 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Facebook begins selling low-cost WiFi in India
Facebook's internet.org is on a mission to bring connectivity to the most remote communities on Earth. And while moonshot projects like Aquila are still in early development, the company is pushi...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Roku's Twitter channel brings livestreams to your living room
Twitter just announced a slew of new live content earlier this week and now Roku is giving its users a way to watch it all in their living room. The set-top box company revealed today a dedicated chan...
12:43 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget The last Ringling Bros. circus will be streamed on Facebook Live
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum &amp; Bailey Circus will close this month after more than 100 years in operation, but the curious who haven't taken in the so-called "greatest show on earth...
12:22 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Google is still adding basic chat features to Allo
Slowly, Google is bringing its Allo chat app's basic functionality up to speed with the likes of iMessage and Telegram. The application's latest update adds the encrypted incognito mode to g...
12:01 pm -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget ISIS created its own social network to spread propaganda
Social media has been a main tool for Islamic State militants to spread propaganda and recruit members for years now. But as companies like Twitter and Telegram continue to crack down on ISIS accounts...
11:22 am -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget All Google needs to update business info is a Street View photo
Google is no stranger to using machine learning to improve its products -- or save manatees. To that end, the internet juggernaut has announced that its algorithms are capable of successfully pulling ...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget 'Blackout' is a VR love letter to NYC's subway riders
I heard the familiar "ding dong" of the NYC subway as the doors closed and looked over to the person sitting next to me, and all of a sudden, they were telling me their life story. It was li...
10:39 am -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Google turns Raspberry Pi into a dirt cheap Home competitor
If you've ever wanted to have a conversation with your own tiny home-made computer, then your prayers have just been answered. Raspberry Pi has teamed up with Google, bringing voice integration t...
10:18 am -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Workhorse W-15 revealed: PHEV pickup with 80-mile range
Not even a year after releasing renderings of its new range-extended electric truck, Workhorse has unveiled the real thing. As promised, the new Workhorse W-15 uses a pair of electric motors, one in t...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget The Alta Redshift MX brings electricity to the dirt track
It's been a long time since I've ridden anything motorized on dirt, but I do remember the noise. The growl of the ATC I rode as a kid, the dirt bikes that sounded like lawnmowers with the mu...
09:39 am -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Feast your eyes on Microsoft's 'Phantom Dust' remaster
After three long years, Microsoft has finally released more details about Phantom Dust HD. While the publisher announced a remaster of the 2004 cult-classic during E3 2014, it has been quiet about the...
09:22 am -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget 23andMe study focuses on why we experience pain differently
We all experience pain differently, and what's excruciating for you might not even be worth mentioning for another. There are studies that looked into the difference in pain tolerance between ind...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget BlackBerry KEYone review: Vintage vibes and a modern OS
You've got to give BlackBerry credit for refusing to die. After the underwhelming launch and life of BB10, the company pledged allegiance to Android, whipped up a strangely cool slider phone, the...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget The Cavs and Warriors will have their own 'NBA 2K eLeague' teams
The inaugural season of the NBA's "2K eLeague," featuring eSports teams owned by NBA franchises, is looking more promising now than when it was announced in February. Today, the NBA rev...
08:28 am -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget EE is trying to take credit for the EU's free roaming law
On June 15th, UK mobile operators will be forced to abolish roaming fees for customers travelling across Europe, thanks to a European Commission directive that's been two years in the making. Bri...
08:00 am -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Epix's mobile app casts to smart TVs without a set-top box
Premium channel Epix is adding a feature to its mobile app letting users cast its shows and films straight to smart TVs, no set-top box needed. Where others like HBO have relied on casting through spe...
07:15 am -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget UK ad watchdog to tackle misleading broadband speed claims
Broadband pricing is easier to understand than it used to be. Last year, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) forced ISPs to include line rental in the price of contracts, so consumers know exact...
07:05 am -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Splitting up with Apple is a chipmaker's nightmare
Apple is such a powerful company that, for third-party suppliers, it's hard not to become reliant on the cash that it pays you. But when Apple says that it's done, choosing to move whatever ...
06:34 am -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Amazon will no longer strongarm ebook publishers in Europe
The European Commission has accepted Amazon's changes to how it sells its e-books. Following a 2015 investigation over the retailer's anti-competitive behaviour, Amazon said back in January ...
06:34 am -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Amazon will no longer strong arm ebook publishers in Europe
The European Commission has accepted Amazon's changes to how it sells its e-books. Following a 2015 investigation over the retailer's anti-competitive behaviour, Amazon said back in January ...
06:00 am -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Thursday, May 4th 2017
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Get any interesting emails lately? Yesterday a fake Google Docs invite turned the internet upside down, but only temporarily. Also: Hulu dives into live TV and Net...
04:28 am -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget 'Titanfall' returns to mobile as a real-time strategy game
Titanfall 2 might not have been the runaway success Respawn was hoping for, but it has a tight-knit community that love its parkour movement and robot-on-robot warfare. Now, with the help of Nexon and...
02:41 am -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Steam Gifting changes crack down on code resellers
Steam has announced a few big changes to its Gifting process, and they could sound good or bad, depending on your stance. It's putting the Gift to E-mail and Gift to Inventory options out to past...
12:19 am -04 - Thu, May 4, 2017
Engadget Now the Android Gmail app keeps an eye out for phishing links
In a particularly timely upgrade, Google is rolling out new protection against phishing links on its Gmail app for Android. According to the notes, when a user clicks on a suspicious link, they'l...
10:49 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Qualcomm study says sure, you can control a drone over LTE
Internet-connected drones will be necessary if you're going to see fliers that can communicate when they're delivering packages, livestreaming video or otherwise coordinating with the outsid...
09:08 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget 'Intuitive' prosthetic hand sees what it's touching
Even as we begin to wire prosthetics directly into our peripheral nervous systems and wield Deus Ex appendages with only the power of our minds, many conventional prosthetic arms are still pretty clun...
07:55 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Apple pledges $1 billion to support manufacturing jobs in the US
Apple probably won't start building iPhones and iPads in the United States any time soon, but CEO Tim Cook is happy to help other companies keep their manufacturing businesses stateside. Apple wi...
07:31 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Qualcomm might try to block iPhone shipments over royalty dispute
The Qualcomm vs. Apple licensing squabble had already gotten messy with lawsuits flying in both directions, but a report by Bloomberg says things could go to the next level soon. That's because a...
07:10 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget FBI director Comey backs renewed push for decryption law
If you were hoping that FBI Director James Comey had given up on legislation requiring that companies obey court-ordered decryption requests... you're about to be disappointed. In statements at ...
06:15 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget WhatsApp is down worldwide but Facebook is fixing it
WhatsApp, the encrypted messaging service owned by Facebook, is currently inoperable for people across the globe. A WhatsApp spokesperson tells Engadget that users should sit tight."WhatsApp is a...
06:15 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget WhatsApp is down worldwide but Facebook is fixing it (updated)
WhatsApp, the encrypted messaging service owned by Facebook, is currently inoperable for people across the globe. A WhatsApp spokesperson tells Engadget that users should sit tight."WhatsApp is a...
05:48 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Who needs runways when you've got the Lockheed Fury?
Soldiers on the battlefield could soon have an extra set of eyes watching over them. Lockheed is currently developing a high altitude, long endurance (HALE) unmanned aerial vehicle called the Fury. Bu...
05:15 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Tesla says it's still on track to build the Model 3 in July
As customers holding pre-orders wait for the Model 3 to arrive, Tesla says everything is proceeding according to plan. In today's Q1 earning report (PDF), the company announced it's still on...
04:59 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Facebook is closing in on 2 billion users
Facebook has had quite a rollercoaster ride so far in 2017. Sure, it managed to go head-to-head with Snapchat and rolled out lots of new features, but it's also faced plenty of scrutiny over fake...
04:35 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Beware phishing emails posing as Google Docs invites (updated)
If you received an out-of-the-blue email purporting to share a Google Docs file, you're not alone -- and whatever you do, don't click the link inside. Many people online, including more than...
04:18 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Google says Uber created a fake company to steal its secrets
Uber is having a bad year, for sure. In February, Google's parent company Alphabet sued Uber, claiming that it stole proprietary self-driving car technology from Google's Waymo project. The ...
03:47 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Parents lose custody of two kids after abusive YouTube 'pranks'
Once again, what you do online can have devastating real-world consequences. The latest example of that is Heather and Mike Martin, who recently lost custody of two of their five children after the vi...
03:30 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget How Microsoft's Surface went from flop to serious contender
Five years ago, Microsoft wasn't known for its hardware. Sure, it made a few forays into accessories and the Xbox had been around for awhile, but when it came to PCs, it stayed true to its softwa...
03:15 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Intel and BMW's autonomous cars hit the road
Intel is great at building chips for computers. Everything else, not so much. But the company that's been powering most of the computers on the market for decades is going full bore into autonomo...
03:15 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Intel and BMW's highly-automated cars hit the road
Intel is great at building chips for computers. Everything else, not so much. But the company that's been powering most of the computers on the market for decades is going full bore into autonomo...
03:07 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Amazon's next comedy series stars Danny DeVito and Jeff Goldblum
In case it wasn't already clear that Amazon is capable of attracting serious stars, it is now. Variety understands that the internet giant is developing a comedy series that stars Danny DeVito an...
02:36 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget SpaceX plans to deliver global satellite internet in 2019
Last November, SpaceX asked the FCC for permission to launch 4,425 satellites to provide high speed internet around the globe. While current satellite internet can be slow and high-latency, the Elon M...
02:36 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget SpaceX plans to start delivering satellite internet in 2019
Last November, SpaceX asked the FCC for permission to launch 4,425 satellites to provide high speed internet around the globe. While current satellite internet can be slow and high-latency, the Elon M...
02:11 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Ecobee's Alexa thermostat is essentially a wall-mounted Echo
If you're Ecobee and you have to compete against an Alphabet-backed heavyweight like Nest in the smart home space, what do you do? Simple: add built-in voice control that Nest can't current...
01:52 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget The next 'Horizon Zero Dawn' patch ups Aloy's selfie game
Horizon Zero Dawn is already a fantastic game, but that doesn't mean it can't get any better. Next week, Horizon patch 1.20 will go live and bring a raft of changes to the game, with a focus...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Windows 10 S is a gamble on the future of desktop apps
So what is Windows 10 S? Is it the perfect OS for school kids and teachers, or is it the OS that will make Microsoft's new Surface Laptop shine? Can it be both?If you don't have 105 minutes ...
01:13 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget SoundCloud's latest feature crafts playlists from fresh uploads
Soundcloud isn't like other music streaming services. Rather than offering the back catalogs of seemingly every musician on the planet, the service is more of a resource for one-offs, mash-ups an...
12:52 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget This colorful cube grounds virtual objects in the real world
You can't usually spin, stretch and otherwise manipulate virtual objects all that easily. You're often relegated to clicking and dragging on a mouse, and even exotic approaches like HoloLen...
12:36 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Google brings its solar panel calculator to Germany
Google's Project Sunroof is a way of combining the company's mapping data with information on how much sunlight hits your home. With it, people can work out if their abode gets enough radiat...
12:36 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Google is helping Germans go solar
Google's Project Sunroof is a way of combining the company's mapping data with information on how much sunlight hits your home. With it, people can work out if their abode gets enough radiat...
12:18 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget An interactive map can keep you off LA's most fatal roads
Open data can be an incredibly powerful tool, but it still requires context and people to actually pay attention to the information for it to be valuable. Los Angeles has discovered this the hard way....
12:18 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget LA fights soaring pedestrian deaths with an interactive map
Open data can be an incredibly powerful tool, but it still requires context and people to actually pay attention to the information for it to be valuable. Los Angeles has discovered this the hard way....
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget GM has a rental car service for Uber and Lyft drivers
Maven, General Motors' Zipcar-style service, is expanding to grease the wheels of the despair-inducing gig economy. Maven Gig lets you rent a vehicle for, say, a week at a time, specifically as a...
11:43 am -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget HBO will pull its shows from Amazon Prime in 2018
If you've been using Amazon to catch up on classic HBO shows, you'd better hurry. HBO chief Richard Plepler now expects to pull his channel's library from Amazon Prime Video once the ex...
11:27 am -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Valve: Steam gets 75,000 complaints a day, so be patient
Steam, sure, everyone loves Steam, but there's something about Valve's overall lack of transparency that just rankles. Independent developers have called the platform a "big black box,&...
11:08 am -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Facebook will hire 3,000 moderators to tackle livestreamed violence
Following a spate of suicides and murders that were streamed or hosted on Facebook for hours before they were taken down, Mark Zuckerberg has announced that the company will be hiring an additional 3,...
10:39 am -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Hulu orders more 'Handmaid's Tale,' nabs 'House of Cards' creator
Hulu's adaptation of The Handmaid's Tale is getting a second season, the streaming service announced this morning. That's not exactly surprising, given the rapturous critical praise for...
10:37 am -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget 'The Defenders' trailer unites Netflix's Marvel universe
Five seasons of Netflix-Marvel goodness (or, in the case of Iron Fist, mediocrity) have all built up to this. Building on last month's teaser, Netflix has released the first full-blown trailer fo...
10:19 am -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget The next 'Dots' game is completely different, except for the dots
Dots, the studio behind a beautifully-designed series of mobile games (including Two Dots and last year's Dots &amp; Co), just announced its next game: Wilds. As the title suggests, this game...
10:09 am -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Nissan imagines Faraday cages in cars will stop phone use
Despite the many tools developed to help us down our phones while driving -- from the simple Bluetooth headset to apps that automatically reply to texts -- it appears we just can't stop fiddling ...
09:45 am -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Hulu Live TV beta launches: $40 for 50 channels and DVR
A year after announcing its plans, Hulu is finally ready to start streaming live TV with a beta that's opening up today. Hulu with Live TV is a $40 bundle combining 50+ channels and 50 hours of c...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Amazon FreeTime comes to Android to distract more kids
Amazon FreeTime is bound to entertain a lot more kids than it used to now that it's available on Android phones and tablets. The subscription service for kids and tweens could only be accessed th...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget ICYMI: Virgin Galactic 'feathers' and neural network animations
Today on In Case You Missed It: Virgin Galactic's Unity spaceplane took to the skies once again following its earlier crash to perform its first successful "feather" maneuver. That'...
08:00 am -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget 147 teams will compete for $5 million in the IBM Watson AI XPrize
The XPrize program is no stranger to moon shots. From capturing carbon to cleaning water -- even literal trips to the moon and Star Trek-style tricorders -- the contest seeks the boldest solutions to ...
08:00 am -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget AI Xprize asks for bold solutions to humanity's greatest problems
The XPrize program is no stranger to moon shots. From capturing carbon to cleaning water -- even literal trips to the moon and Star Trek-style tricorders -- the contest seeks the boldest solutions to ...
07:01 am -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Peugeot is ready to get its self-driving cars on the road
Like nearly all of the other major car makers, Peugeot believes the next generation of cars will be autonomous. We've already seen the Instinct Concept -- which imagines a future where vehicles b...
06:10 am -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget How the Digital Economy Act will come between you and porn
As we approach the snap general election on June 8th, the UK government has had to get through as much important business as possible before Parliament shut down earlier today in preparation for the v...
06:00 am -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Wednesday, May 3rd 2017
Microsoft has announced a new laptop, in addition new lighter OS aimed at education (and Chrome OS), all in the middle of the week. YouTube also got a makeover, and we take a look at the most notable ...
04:30 am -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget Indiegogo backers get their smart lock... two years later
Friday Labs has finally begun shipping the smart locks it promised its Indiegogo backers way back in 2015. Long waiting periods like this are definitely one of the most important things to take into c...
03:15 am -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget This ostrich robot doesn't need to think to run
This tiny ostrich bot, unlike rival robots, doesn't using computers and sensors to balance. It manages to keep running (at up to 10 mph) thanks to its built-in dynamic stability. Jerry Pratt, the...
01:20 am -04 - Wed, May 3, 2017
Engadget World's fastest camera can capture rapid molecular processes
Those high-speed cameras that capture over million or even over a billion frames per second have got nothing on Lund University's creation. The Swedish University's invention can film at a r...
11:02 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Google Chrome will automatically migrate to 64-bit on Windows
If you can use the 64-bit version of Chrome you probably should, for memory management, graphics performance and security reasons, but some people might not be on it yet. As of Chrome version 58, Goog...
09:39 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Senate bill would make it harder to delete government data
It has only been a bit over 100 days, but the Trump administration is already known for making previously available date harder to find. Within just one month, it not only decided to hide the White Ho...
08:10 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget China increases restrictions on internet news outlets
The Chinese government has been ramping up tighter control of its internet in the past year. The latest set of new restrictions released by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) adds more limit...
07:18 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Kobo's latest waterproof e-reader is sized for poolside reading
Kobo's Aura One e-reader was potentially the dream device for anyone who likes to read in the bath or at the beach, but it had some catches. Its big 7.8-inch screen didn't make it the most ...
06:27 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Proterra wants to build autonomous vehicles for public transit
The company that built an electric bus capable of driving 350 miles before needing a recharge wants to take public transit to the next level: autonomous driving. Working with the University of Nevada,...
05:52 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget PGA Tour will livestream a single iconic hole in VR
Golf officials are building out their 4K broadcasts and even starting to livestream smaller events in VR, but the sport's biggest tournaments are taking awhile to try out the new broadcasting tec...
05:31 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget 'Code Vein' blends anime vampires with 'Dark Souls' combat
Towering enemies? Check. Moody atmosphere? Check. Slow, methodical combat? Check. Bandai Namco has released the first trailer for its upcoming action RPG Code Vein, and it wears its Dark Souls influen...
05:09 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Dubai is the first city to design its own Microsoft font
It's not as flashy as having the world's tallest building, but the city of Dubai can now claim a new achievement -- it's the first to create its own Microsoft font. The Dubai Font, whic...
04:48 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget iPhone sales continue their slow and steady slide
Apple just released earnings details for the last quarter, and the company couldn't quite keep iPhone sales growing for the second quarter in a row. The company sold 50.8 million iPhones in the l...
04:30 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Surface Laptop vs. the competition: Back to basics
Microsoft finally built a real laptop -- not a tablet with a keyboard, or a machine with a detachable display. Just a solid traditional laptop, though one with an incredibly slim build, smooth touch a...
04:16 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Australian cops broke data law while checking a journalist's calls
There's a good reason why privacy and civil rights advocates object to far-reaching data collection laws: even if most police and spies are well-meaning, it's all too easy for others to abus...
03:54 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget The Strong Museum's latest addition digs deep into gaming history
Video games are a unique, nascent art form and it makes sense to preserve them. While efforts by the Internet Archive have been underway for a while, it hasn't been a priority for the gaming indu...
03:32 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget NYPD faces lawsuit for withholding info on facial recognition
A think tank is suing the NYPD over its failure to reveal details about its secret facial recognition program. Georgetown University's Center on Privacy and Technology (CPT) alleges that the depa...
03:10 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget You can fix the HTC Vive's sub-par headstrap on June 6th
Despite hitting the market before the Oculus Rift with motion control, room-scale virtual reality support and more connectivity options, the HTC Vive has always trailed behind Facebook's VR heads...
02:53 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Microsoft's lie-flat Surface Arc mouse is a new take on an old formula
Microsoft didn't just limit its latest hardware introductions to the Surface Laptop -- there's a new (if familiar) mouse as well. The Surface Arc Mouse is an evolution of the well-establishe...
02:38 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Theranos' financial troubles are starting to pile up
Theranos has been having an awful time of it lately, mostly of its own making, with several lawsuits in place, including ones from Walgreens and hedge-fund Partner Fund Management (PFM). The company t...
02:20 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget WSJ: Facebook rejects female-authored code more often than male
Facebook has been accused of issues with bias before, but that was about suppressing conservative political views. Today's allegations run into sexism territory. But rather than being something s...
02:10 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Facebook's revamped Marketplace goes after Craigslist again
Last year Facebook relaunched its online classifieds, Marketplace, as a way to take on Craigslist. Now the social network is giving the system a makeover, TechCrunch noticed. There are dedicated secti...
01:47 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Comixology adds Marvel to its all-you-can-read service
Digital comic retailer ComiXology offers an all-you-can-read service for $6, which nets you stacks and stacks of virtual graphic reading from Image, Dark Horse and IDW. The big two &mdash; Marvel ...
01:31 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget The TravelMate Spin B1 is Acer's first Windows 10 S laptop
Microsoft's newest Surface laptop and shiny new Windows 10 S operating system weren't the only highlights of the company's Education event in New York on Tuesday. Acer was also on hand ...
01:16 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget T-Mobile plans to launch a national 5G network by 2020
T-Mobile isn't going to sit by the wayside while its carrier rivals talk up plans for 5G networks. The magenta crew has announced that it plans to roll out a nationwide 5G network starting in 201...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget VR is telling deeper, more important stories
At the Tribeca Film Festival this year, filmmakers displayed a mastery of virtual reality, with a series of emotional, meaningful stories. It's an encouraging sign, considering previous efforts t...
12:49 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Microsoft's Surface Laptop doesn't need gimmicks to be special
Microsoft has tried hard to reshape what a notebook could be over the past few years. But, it turns out, not everyone wants a computer that can double as a tablet. So with its latest device, the Surfa...
12:18 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Republican Senators outline anti-net neutrality legislation
Utah Senator Mike Lee introduced a bill Monday aimed at nullifying the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules. "Few areas of our economy have been as dynamic and innovative...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Facebook is serious about playing games on Messenger
Facebook has rolled out plenty of games on its Messenger platform over the years, but it's ready to deploy even more. Today, the company has announced that it's expanding the reach of Instan...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget YouTube's latest redesign puts added focus on videos
Approximately 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute. Soon, its desktop website will be getting a makeover to make combing through all those cute cat clips a bit easier....
11:47 am -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Microsoft's Surface Laptop arrives on June 15th for $999
If you like the Surface Laptop and its combination of portability with upscale design, you can do something about it very quickly. Microsoft is taking pre-orders for the Surface Laptop today ahead of ...
11:19 am -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Strava wants runners and cyclists to be bloggers too
Strava wants to be more than a simple tool for tracking your runs and bike rides. Much of the experience is focused on the "Feed," a place where you can share your training sessions and acco...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Engadget giveaway: Win a Samsung Galaxy S8 and Spigen cases!
Samsung's latest phones seems to be a hit, with pre-orders reaching record levels for the company. Both the S8 and the S8+ have a smooth elongated exterior for easier gripping, but that's no...
10:51 am -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Microsoft's Surface Laptop is built to beat Apple's MacBooks
When it comes to PC hardware, Microsoft has always tried to do something different. The Surface and Surface Pro helped popularize the idea of hybrid laptops that could also be used as tablets. The Sur...
10:47 am -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Microsoft helps you see mixed reality with only a webcam
You won't need HoloLens or some other special headset to experience mixed reality in the classroom. Microsoft is preparing View Mixed Reality, a built-in viewer for Windows 10 that will make it e...
10:36 am -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget 'Minecraft Education Edition' will let kids build with code
Minecraft Education Edition is getting a big upgrade: Codebuilder. Essentially, students will be able to learn coding by traveling around the game's pixely world. Typing "/code" will br...
10:21 am -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget 'Tomorrow's World' returns to the BBC, sort of
The BBC is bringing back Tomorrow's World, but in a different form. The beloved British TV show, which covered scientific and technological innovation from 1965 to 2003, will be used as an umbrel...
10:16 am -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget China is recruiting 20,000 people to create its own Wikipedia
Imagine life without Wikipedia. While for much of the West the idea seems preposterous, thanks to strict online censorship this Wiki-less-world is very much a reality in China. Now, in a bid to catch ...
09:54 am -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Microsoft takes on Chrome OS with Windows 10 S
Microsoft has already taken some potshots at Google's Chromebooks in the past -- Windows 8.1 with Bing, anyone? Now, though, it's going for the jugular. The newly introduced Windows 10 S (no...
09:20 am -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Watch Microsoft's education event right here
Want to know what Microsoft's much-ballyhooed education event has in store? You'll have an easy way to find out: Microsoft is offering a livestream of the event when it kicks off at 9:30AM E...
09:01 am -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Valve has no more 'Half-Life' writers left
Marc Laidlaw's departure from Valve last year was a shock. The author was responsible for single-handedly writing both Half-Life and Half-Life 2, and worked as the story lead on the latter's...
08:31 am -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget In Ethiopia, pirate movie kiosks hide in plain sight
With the rise of cheap, easy and legal streaming services, actually pirating a movie or song seems like way too much effort. But in those places where high-speed internet may not be as prevalent, and ...
07:25 am -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Get ready for more AR apps for Google's Tango
With Google riding high on the back of Pixel's success, it's easy to forget that 2016 also saw one of the weirder releases from the company - Google Tango. Putting 3D-mapping tech into a sma...
06:05 am -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget iRobot's entry-level Roombas offer app control on the cheap
iRobot is bringing Wi-Fi connectivity to its cheaper Roomba vacuum cleaning robots. The company is unveiling two new models today, the 690 and 890, which sit below its top-of-the-line 960 and 980 mach...
06:00 am -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Tuesday, May 2nd 2017
Hey, good morning!It was a day of leaks and, erm, green tights. We got glimpses at the next Surface laptop, and that (eventual) Fitbit smartwatch, which, looks like other smartwatches. The first lump ...
04:50 am -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Intel fixed a business security bug after almost a decade
Intel has released a firmware upgrade that can patch up a security hole that has reportedly been lurking in various enterprise PCs for almost a decade. In a note that came with the update, the chipmak...
04:40 am -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget The best commands for Google Home
The Google Home speaker finally went on sale in the UK in April and while it's a neat little smart speaker, it has some catching up to do. The Amazon Echo has already managed to garner more than ...
03:02 am -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget Virgin Galactic tests Unity's re-entry system for the first time
Virgin Galactic has successfully tested its newest spacecraft's "feather" re-entry system for the first time. That's what it calls the mechanism wherein the vehicle folds up its tw...
01:00 am -04 - Tue, May 2, 2017
Engadget First 'Zelda: Breath of the Wild' DLC adds more reasons to replay
Nintendo's latest Zelda game is such a smash hit that copies of the Switch version outsold the console itself. Now, for players who've already traversed every corner of The Legend of Zelda: ...
11:59 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget 'Gears 4' adds a new maps, support for multiple graphics cards
It's taken a while since Gears of War 4's October debut, but Microsoft has finally added an often-requested feature for PC gamers: SLI support. That way they can take advantage of multiple G...
11:59 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget 'Gears 4' updated with new maps, support for multiple GPUs
It's taken a while since Gears of War 4's October debut, but Microsoft has finally added an often-requested feature for PC gamers: SLI support. That way they can take advantage of multiple G...
11:35 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Amazon gives Prime to everyone in Manchester-by-the-Sea
Amazon just highlighted one of the bonuses of both producing movies and running the internet service that plays them: you can offer viewer perks that conventional studios can't match. The online...
10:46 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Is this Microsoft's new Surface Laptop?
Tomorrow Microsoft is holding its #MicrosoftEDU event where we expect to find out how it will take on Google's Chrome OS, but some of the news may have already leaked. Notorious Microsoft watcher...
09:24 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Apple Watch apps for Amazon, eBay and Google Maps disappear
Have you noticed a few apps disappearing from your Apple Watch? It's not just your imagination. AppleInsider has learned that the Amazon, eBay and Google Maps iOS apps no longer include version...
09:24 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Apple Watch apps for Amazon, eBay and Google Maps disappear (updated)
Have you noticed a few apps disappearing from your Apple Watch? It's not just your imagination. AppleInsider has learned that the Amazon, eBay and Google Maps iOS apps no longer include versions ...
08:43 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget What's on TV: 'Prey,' 'Sense8' and 'TumbleSeed'
This week we get the second season of the Wachowski's Sense8 series on Netflix, as Hulu continues on with The Handmaid's Tale. For gamers, a rebooted Prey arrives at the end of the week, alo...
08:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Twitter wants to be your home for watching live shows
Twitter's livestreamed content has been mostly sports and politics over the last few years, with fans able to watch and tweet about the latest boxing match or presidential debate right on Twitter...
07:07 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget LG's latest 4K monitor puts four displays in one 42.5-inch panel
LG's Apple-flagship 5K monitor may have stumbled on its release, but the company's newest display looks like it'll cover all the bases in terms of sheer flexibility and screen real esta...
06:14 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Facebook tests in-app store loyalty programs
Facebook doesn't just want you to tap on ads -- it wants you to head to the store. TechCrunch has learned that the social network is testing a Facebook Rewards loyalty program that offers perks ...
05:46 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Would you pay $1,600 to replace your sheet music with a tablet?
Last year, we told you about the Gvido, a lovely double-screened tablet designed to organize and display sheet music. Created by Japanese company Terrada Music, it allows musicians to turn pages with ...
05:15 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Netflix gives controversial '13 Reasons Why' series more viewer warnings
There's not a more controversial series on TV right now than 13 Reasons Why, the Netflix original which centers around bullying, rape and youth suicide. While the show has been rated for maturate...
04:51 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Samsung's latest app could help curb your kid's screen addiction
Samsung has an idea for how to encourage kids to use their devices responsibly. With its Marshmallow app (not the outdated version of Android), kids earn points by following their self-set usage plan....
04:28 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Airbnb agrees to register all hosts in San Francisco
Airbnb, HomeAway and San Francisco have finally set aside their differences and figured out how to automatically register all hosts in the city. The house-sharing service sued the City by the Bay in f...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Avegant's light field tech gives hope to a mixed-reality future
Virtual reality has arrived. With high-end gear like the Oculus Rift, the HTC Vive and PS VR (and mobile-friendly models like the Gear VR and Google's DayDream) on the market for well over a year...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Avegant's light-field tech gives hope to a mixed-reality future
Virtual reality has arrived. With high-end gear like the Oculus Rift, the HTC Vive and PS VR (and mobile-friendly models like the Gear VR and Google's DayDream) on the market for well over a year...
03:46 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget 3D audio will make the next 'Doctor Who' episode even scarier
This Saturday's episode of Dr. Who is a spooky affair called "Knock Knock," and it's getting a special binaural edition online immediately after the episode's premiere. Anyone...
03:32 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Ford-backed Bridj shuts down its on-demand shuttle service
When Ford backed the on-demand shuttle service Bridj, the future looked rosy: there would soon be a day where an economical trip to the airport involved just a few taps on your phone. However, it now...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget The 'mother of WiFi' gets her due in a new documentary
Twenty minutes into Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, I realized I know the actress for an embarrassing reason. We're introduced to one of the defining moments of Lamarr's career. She appear...
02:38 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Tynker app teaches kids Apple Swift with coding games
Coding is as essential to our kids' education as math and history lessons, with tech leaders, presidents and coding organizations touting the importance of the skill. Learning how to create the s...
02:22 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget The federal courts have already given up on net neutrality
The head of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, has not been quiet about his plans to gut net neutrality, and the US legal system is taking him seriously. A federal court on Monday denied...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget How to be a human being in the comments: A refresher
So it has been a long time since we last posted comments guidelines and standards. To put it in perspective, the last time we talked comments with y'all, the iPhone 5 hadn't been released, A...
01:47 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget 'House of Cards' paints the portrait of an American monarchy
After months of drumming up hype, Netflix has released its first trailer for House of Cards' fifth season (not-so-coincidentally after President Trump's first 100 days in office)... and it&#...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Hulu adds NBC networks to its upcoming live TV service
When Hulu debuted its plans to stream live TV in addition to its day-after offerings there was a big peacock-shaped gap. That's changed. Today the streaming company announced that it'll have...
12:49 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget MPs urge the UK government to close 'gig economy' loopholes
UK employment laws should be updated so that drivers working for Uber, Deliveroo and other 'gig economy' companies are defined as "workers" rather than "self-employed" by...
12:41 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Apple's Siri speaker could be the 'one more thing' at WWDC
You might not have to wait too much longer to see Apple's fabled smart speaker... though buying it may be another matter. Well-connected KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that Apple will introduce ...
12:19 pm -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Samsung is testing self-driving car technology in South Korea
Samsung's ambitions to be a player in the self-driving car space aren't new, but today the company hit a big milestone. The company's home country of South Korea has approved Samsung�...
11:59 am -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Fitbit's upcoming smartwatch and wireless headphones leak out
We've heard that Fitbit was having trouble developing its upcoming smartwatch, but based on a batch of leaked photos obtained by Yahoo Finance, it looks like the company is making progress. Coden...
11:38 am -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Verizon thinks it can be a serious player in self-driving cars
Verizon has long had a strong interest in connected cars, and it's no surprise as to why: it stands to make a lot of money if your ride is constantly transmitting drive data or streaming music. I...
11:17 am -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Trump creates American Technology Council to 'modernize' US government
The White House has issued an executive order creating the American Technology Council. "Americans deserve better digital services from their government," Donald Trump writes. "The Fede...
10:03 am -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Get ready for a wave of TV mergers and buyouts
20th Century Fox is reportedly looking to buy Tribune Media, potentially sparking a wave of consolidation in the TV business. The news comes via Bloomberg, which believes that the media giant has ente...
09:29 am -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Facebook promoted ads targeting teens with low self-esteem
It won't shock you to hear that Facebook customizes the ads you see -- in some cases, it's vital. However, the social network's Australian office appears to have pushed that personaliza...
09:29 am -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Facebook promoted ads targeting teens with low self-esteem (update: not really)
It won't shock you to hear that Facebook customizes the ads you see -- in some cases, it's vital. However, the social network's Australian office appears to have pushed that personaliza...
09:13 am -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget UK proposes fines for social networks slow to remove hate speech
A group of UK MPs is calling on the government to introduce "meaningful fines" for technology companies which fail to remove illegal content "within a strict timeframe." The report...
07:14 am -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Watch SpaceX's second attempt at launching a US spy satellite
Yesterday morning, SpaceX had big plans for launching US spy satellite NROL-76 on the back of a Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral. Unfortunately, a sensor issue put paid to the idea, but just one day ...
07:00 am -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Domino's and IFTTT make getting takeout even lazier
Domino's Pizza has already enabled people to track the location of their pizza as it comes from the shop to their home. But that's not enough for the company, which has teamed up with If Thi...
06:29 am -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Amazon's Alexa learns how to pronounce British slang
Amazon's voice-controlled assistant should soon sound more natural to Brits. The company has upgraded the UK version of Alexa with "Speechcons," an extensive list of words and phrases t...
06:00 am -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget The Morning After: Monday, May 1st 2017
Welcome to your Monday morning. China is making its own giant fighting robot, hackers have pillaged a bunch of forthcoming TV shows, and we explain how The Circle takes anti-tech paranoia a little too...
05:01 am -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Twitter's own 24-hour news channel will be made by Bloomberg
Twitter's evolution into a broadcast platform is getting more notable with the news that it is teaming up with Bloomberg. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the financial outfit will build...
02:29 am -04 - Mon, May 1, 2017
Engadget Lab-grown stem cells may carry an increased risk of cancer
If you've followed the latest medical research, you know that stem cells are a big deal. They let you repurpose cells so that you can theoretically grow them into whatever you need. However, sc...
11:55 pm -04 - Sun, April 30, 2017
Engadget Atom-thin water layers may lead to faster electric cars
So many battery breakthroughs focus on longer battery life (and for good reason), but what about the speed of delivering that energy? That's what North Carolina State University researchers want...
10:40 pm -04 - Sun, April 30, 2017
Engadget 'Major scale' malware targets your Mac through email scams
Mac users are increasingly being targeted by malware after years of being relatively safe, and that means they're facing attacks that other users have unfortunately come to expect for a while. C...
09:22 pm -04 - Sun, April 30, 2017
Engadget AAA launches its own app-based car sharing service
Few companies connected to the auto industry can resist the allure of starting their own car sharing service, it seems. After a brief tease, AAA's venture wing has launched Gig, an app-centric c...
07:57 pm -04 - Sun, April 30, 2017
Engadget China takes its turn at a giant fighting robot
MegaBots' giant robot duel might just turn into a full-scale brawl. Beijing outfit Greatmetal has unveiled a prototype of Monkey King, China's take on an enormous battle machine. It's...
06:29 pm -04 - Sun, April 30, 2017
Engadget 'Orange is the New Black' hackers may have stolen 36 other shows
When the hackers who swiped Netflix's unreleased Orange is the New Black season warned that they had shows from other TV networks, they might not have been kidding around. TheDarkOverlord has re...
04:58 pm -04 - Sun, April 30, 2017
Engadget DNA in dirt can reveal where human ancestors lived
When you want to know where humans have lived, you typically look for direct signs like bones or buildings. But that's not always easy, especially with hominid ancestors who didn't exactly ...
03:26 pm -04 - Sun, April 30, 2017
Engadget Gene editing could lead to a vaccine for arthritis
Right now, arthritis treatment tends to be an all-or-nothing proposition: the drugs you take affect your entire body, causing havoc with your immune system and leaving you prone to infections. But ho...
01:56 pm -04 - Sun, April 30, 2017
Engadget Tesla ends SolarCity's door-to-door sales pitches
Tesla is used to selling cars online, but that's not how the recently acquired SolarCity liked to roll -- it preferred door-to-door sales pitches to get panels on your roof. Thankfully, you won&...
12:30 pm -04 - Sun, April 30, 2017
Engadget The best rice cooker
By Karen Solomon &amp; Tim BarribeauThis 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 ...
11:00 am -04 - Sun, April 30, 2017
Engadget After Math: Keeping it 100
As America's least likeable plutocrat rounds out his first 100 days in office, we're taking a look at other centennial achievements from the world of technology. Google and Facebook were nam...
09:30 am -04 - Sun, April 30, 2017
Engadget Ben Heck's logic gate board game: Fun with LCD displays
With Karen's laser cutting design skills and Felix's soldering, the team has created a prototype of the logic board game using Karen's magnetic clasp design. Now it's time to give ...
03:25 am -04 - Sun, April 30, 2017
Engadget MIT fires a rocket motor made using 3D-printed plastic
If you're going to 3D-print rocket parts, you'd want to make them out of metal to handle the stress, right? Not necessarily. MIT has successfully test-fired what it believes is the first com...