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11:38 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Microsoft adds support for iOS Files app, drag and drop to OneDrive
Apple's latest operating system for its mobile devices, iOS 11, added a ton of productivity tweaks. One of the biggest is Files, a new, well, file system for iOS that lets users interact more dir...
10:33 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget August's smart lock links up with Protect America's security systems
You'd think that smart door locks and home security systems would regularly work in harmony, but that's not really the case. More likely than not, you'll have to remember to check the ...
09:20 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Humble is selling Rockstar Games on the cheap to save the rainforest
Want a way to pick up a bulk of Rockstar Games' back catalog and help a good cause? Then head over to Humble where donating $1 or more will get you Grand Theft Auto III, GTA: Vice City and the gr...
08:42 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Alexa can send SMS messages using your voice
To date, messaging with Alexa has meant sending screeds using Amazon's in-house system, which doesn't do you much good if your recipient doesn't have an Echo speaker. You won't ha...
08:13 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget EA delays Anthem until 2019
During last year's E3, BioWare unveiled its next colossal project: Anthem, a sci-fi shooter that looked to rival Activision's Destiny 2. But a week ago, sources told Kotaku that the game, or...
07:46 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Samsung sets record Q4 profits ahead of Galaxy S9 launch
Samsung's head honcho was found guilty of bribery last year and its vice-chairman stepped down due to "unprecedented crisis," but that didn't affect the Korean conglomerate's ...
06:49 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Microsoft will preview the Edge browser for iPad next month
Though Microsoft has been rolling out Edge to more devices, iPad users have been left waiting. But it appears that the browser will finally be making its debut on the iPad sometime soon. As Neowin spo...
06:07 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Hasbro's viral video-inspired headgear scores your mood for lulz
Teen YouTube is a strange place to the over-30 set, populated with pranks, game streams and possibly most inscrutable of all, challenge videos. YouTube challenges basically ask people to film themselv...
05:42 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Amazon's Tom Clancy series 'Jack Ryan' premieres August 31st
Want to see how well Tom Clancy's fictional world of spies, soldiers and terrorists translates to streaming services? You now have a date to mark on your calendar, although it'll be a while....
05:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget A state-run 5G network is impossible in the US
Axios recently reported that it had discovered a document that revealed something very interesting: The Trump administration was considering a government-run 5G network. According to the memo, this wa...
04:44 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget VR runner 'Sprint Vector' launches on February 13th
Ever wanted to run in virtual reality without smacking into a real wall? You'll have a chance shortly. Survios has revealed that its VR foot racing game Sprint Vector launches February 13th for H...
04:44 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget VR runner 'Sprint Vector' launches on February 8th (updated)
Ever wanted to run in virtual reality without smacking into a real wall? You'll have a chance shortly. Survios has revealed that its VR foot racing game Sprint Vector launches February 8th for HT...
04:21 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Detailed image of red giant confirms theory about massive stars
The red giant &pi;1 Gruis is 530 light-years away, and it's reaching the end of its natural life. Soon, scientists think it will become a planetary nebula. But before it dies, astronomers are...
04:03 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Coincheck hackers are reportedly trying to unload stolen cryptocurrency
Last week, hackers stole around $534 million worth of cryptocurrency XEM from Tokyo-based exchange Coincheck, and now, Reuters reports, the hackers behind the heist are trying to sell the stolen crypt...
03:48 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Netflix reportedly in talks with Luc Besson for multi-picture deal
Fans of L&eacute;on: The Professional, The Fifth Element, Lucy and Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets have reason to get excited. According to Variety, French auteur Luc Besson is in talk...
03:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Advocacy group urges Facebook to pull Messenger for Kids
Facebook started rolling out its messaging app for kids last December, offering a standalone app with parental controls built right in. The app is available on iOS and Android Fire tablets, and allows...
03:17 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget iOS 11.3 will let iPhone X users approve family purchases with Face ID
iPhone users will a get a handful of new capabilities when Apple releases iOS 11.3 this spring, one of which is sure to be welcomed by parents with an iPhone X. With the introduction of Face ID, some ...
03:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Missouri wants to bring Hyperloop to the midwest
The state of Missouri has signed a deal with Virgin Hyperloop One to investigate if it's worth building a high-speed link between three of its biggest cities. A team of interested parties will ex...
02:40 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Facebook bans ads promoting cryptocurrencies
Most of Facebook's recent advertising changes have tried to curb the danger of, you know, a foreign government using the social network to influence elections. But Facebook believes other kinds o...
01:58 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Fake porn is the new fake news, and the internet isnt ready
Ever since Facebook finally admitted to having a fake news problem, it's been trying to fix it. It hired thousands of people to help block fake ads, pledged to work with third-party fact-checking...
01:40 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Justice Dept and SEC are reportedly reviewing Apples iPhone slowdowns
In December, Apple admitted to slowing older models of iPhones, saying the practice kept older phones with aging batteries from suddenly rebooting. Apple is now facing multiple lawsuits in the US and ...
01:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget What Trump means when he talks nukes at the State of the Union
President Donald Trump is expected to cover five main topics in his first State of the Union address tonight, including the economy, immigration, infrastructure and trade. The fifth topic, national se...
01:19 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget FCC: Officer behind Hawaii false missle alert thought it was real
The FCC has published the preliminary findings of its investigation into Hawaii's false missile alert, and it suggests that the story didn't play out as you might have heard. Where initial r...
01:19 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget FCC: Officer behind Hawaii false missile alert thought it was real
The FCC has published the preliminary findings of its investigation into Hawaii's false missile alert, and it suggests that the story didn't play out as you might have heard. Where initial r...
01:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Pinterest hires Google computer vision expert to sort your Pins
Pinterest is very committed to improving its search technology through AI -- so committed, in fact, that it just hired one of the foremost experts in the field. The social network has announced that ...
01:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Google credits AI for stopping more rogue Android apps in 2017
Google likes to boast of its ability to shut down Android malware, and it apparently has good reason to brag about 2017. The company took down over 700,000 apps that violated Play Stores policies las...
12:40 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget The state of solar installers after Trumps tariff
Two days after President Donald Trump signed hefty tariffs on imported solar panels, a five-man team was hauling slabs of them up the outside of a brownstone in Brooklyn's Sunset Park.In below-fr...
12:19 pm -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Get a glimpse of Netflix's latest sci-fi movie, 'Mute'
February will hopefully be rewarding for sci-fi fans who subscribe to Netflix. In addition to Altered Carbon's debut this week, later in the month we'll finally get a peek at director Duncan...
11:49 am -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Amazon Treasure Trucks are hawking their wares at Whole Foods
Amazon's attempts to pitch its own brand at Whole Foods will clearly extend well beyond pop-up stores. The internet retailer has announced that its deal-serving Treasure Trucks are starting to ap...
11:27 am -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget DroNet's neural network teaches UAVs to navigate city streets
Scientists from ETH Zurich are training drones how to navigate city streets by having them study things that already know how: cars and bicycles. The software being used is called DroNet, and it'...
10:58 am -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Azio's Retro Classic keyboard is luxurious, but imperfect
Read this site for long enough and you'll know I have a crazy love for ostentatious mechanical keyboards. The madder the design, and the louder its keys, the more I'm enthralled, and Azio�...
10:57 am -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Court ruling will force UK to limit its surveillance powers
The UK government is definitely going to have to make some significant changes to its digital surveillance regime after the Court of Appeal today ruled various snooping powers unlawful. Specifically, ...
10:27 am -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Nuro's self-driving vehicle carries packages, not passengers
As Toyota proved by winning Engadget's Best of CES 2018 award for its e-Palette, robotic cars that can deliver things other than humans are coming at us fast. A new startup called Nuro is capital...
10:17 am -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Scientists explore using astronaut poop to make space food
Astronauts aboard the ISS drink recycled pee for a reason: we can only bring so much food and water to to space. Imagine how much more we need to take for that year-long journey to Mars. Since bringin...
09:59 am -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Snaps Bitmoji Deluxe adds more avatar personalization options
If you're an avid user of the Bitmoji keyboard, this is your lucky day. Snap announced Bitmoji Deluxe, which includes hundreds of new customizations for your Bitmoji. These include skin tone opti...
09:52 am -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget India's Uber rival Ola expands into Australia
While Uber is distracted with lawsuits and a London ban, its ride-hailing rivals are expanding. First it was China's Didi arriving in Brazil and Taiwan, and now its Ola's turn. The Indian co...
09:36 am -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Apple might delay iOS interface revamp to focus on stability
If you hadn't noticed, iOS 11 has had more than its fair share of bugs. And that's apparently been worrisome enough to prompt a rethink of how the company approaches iOS 12. Axios sources ha...
09:21 am -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Strava will focus on privacy awareness to address security issues
The CEO of fitness tracking app Strava has responded to security concerns raised this week regarding the publicly-available details of secret military bases. In a blog post, James Quarles addressed th...
09:03 am -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Microsoft is helping developers make cloud-connected games
Microsoft has acquired PlayFab, a game development startup that offloads the burdens associated with cloud-connected gaming for developers, allowing them to focus squarely on creating games. The terms...
08:45 am -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget UK plans to let drivers report road accidents online
British road users may soon be able to report accidents online, under new plans drawn up by the Department for Transport. The consultation, opened today by Transport Minister Jesse Norman, will allow ...
08:40 am -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Amazon gets into healthcare with Warren Buffet and JPMorgan
Amazon just took a surprising turn into the healthcare industry, teaming up with investing hero Warren Buffet and New York-based bank JPMorgan Chase, the Washington Post reports. The project is still ...
08:31 am -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Mazda says future gasoline engine as clean as an EV, well to wheels
Mazda is already working on the successor to its efficient Skyactiv-X motors, and thinks it could make cars as clean as EVs, if you take into account CO2 from electricity production. The automaker bel...
08:31 am -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Mazda says next-gen gasoline engine as clean as an EV, well-to-wheels
Mazda is already working on the successor to its efficient Skyactiv-X motors, and thinks it could make cars as clean as EVs, if you take into account CO2 from electricity production. The automaker bel...
08:07 am -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Mercedes EV future will rely on factories in three continents
Last year Mercedes-Benz announced electric versions of all its models by 2022, and now it's detailed how it intends to reach that goal. The auto-maker has unveiled plans to pump 11 billion Euros ...
07:02 am -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Verizon follows AT&T in dropping Huawei smartphones
Verizon is the latest carrier to drop its plans to sell phones from Chinese handset maker Huawei, according to sources cited in Bloomberg. The move follows a similar decision from AT&amp;T earlier...
06:00 am -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Waymo loads up on self-driving vans
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's Tuesday. We have a patch to unpatch your patch, and Dell might reverse-merger itself back into existence as a publicly-traded company. Yeah, you read tha...
05:03 am -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget FEC reviews stricter rules for political ads on social media
The Federal Exchange Commission has begun reviewing a stricter set of rules for political ads on social media. FEC chief Ellen Weintraub has revealed at a tech conference in Washington that the agency...
04:01 am -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Waymo orders thousands of Chrysler vans for self-driving taxi service
Waymo already turned 600 Chrysler Pacifica minivans into self-driving vehicles, but apparently, those aren't enough for the company's upcoming taxi service. FCA US has revealed that it'...
01:15 am -05 - Tue, January 30, 2018
Engadget Google completes its $1.1 billion HTC deal
Google's billion-dollar deal to acquire a part of HTC (along with a non-exclusive license for its intellectual property) is done. The two companies announced its completion tonight, and the detai...
11:58 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Volvo's first EV will be a hatchback shooting for 310-mile range
In May 2016, when Volvo showed off the concept that previewed the XC40, it also unveiled a hatchback sedan called Concept 40.2. Later in the year, it announced it would electrify every model and intro...
11:40 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Experimental tools make Google's VR art app easier to use
When Google launched its VR drawing app Blocks, the tech titan said it's simple enough that even those with no prior 3D modeling experience can use it. Now, the big G has rolled out new features ...
10:41 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Netflix renews Fuller House for fourth season
Netflix may be have ushered in the era of streaming, but it is not a completely benevolent savior. Though Netflix does giveth, it also cancels away the underperforming. So the throwback sequel series ...
09:13 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Faraday Future lawsuit claims former exec stole trade secrets
Faraday Future's executive exodus last fall was bad enough, but the departure of one exec may have been particularly troublesome. The electric car startup has filed a lawsuit alleging that forme...
08:02 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'Altered Carbon,' 'Super Bowl LII' and 'UFC 3'
This week the Super Bowl dominates the weekend, but before the game kicks off we'll be watching Netflix's next big sci-fi show, Altered Carbon. It's a mystery series where a dead-for-c...
07:16 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Study says e-cigarettes increase risk of cancer and heart disease
Regulators may have had a change of heart about the danger of using e-cigarettes, but scientists would beg to differ. A newly published New York University School of Medicine study indicates that vapi...
06:29 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Sony patents detail VR motion controller concepts
Earlier this week, the eagle-eyed VR Focus caught wind of two patents filed by Sony Interactive Entertainment, which look suspiciously like motion controllers. It's too early to tell whether thes...
05:52 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Pentagon reviews policy after fitness app reveals military locations
Yesterday, reports surfaced that a heat map released by fitness app company Strava showed the locations of US and other countries' military. While most of the locations spotted, including Afghani...
05:21 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Razer Phone now streams Netflix in all its HDR glory
Looks like Razer's latest update for its first smartphone should be worth installing. The new software enables support for Netflix HDR videos as well as Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound, so you c...
05:05 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Americans are using less energy by staying at home
Americans are using less energy -- paradoxically, by spending more time indoors, according to a new study in the journal Joule. But researchers point out that keeping more lights on was offset by life...
04:34 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's Slack rival helps you find and use apps
Microsoft is determined to make Teams a strong alternative to collaborative chat apps like Slack, and it's now targeting one of Slack's strong points: apps. The company is rolling out a majo...
04:13 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Soderbergh's iPhone-shot thriller 'Unsane' looks appropriately lo-fi
Director Steven Soderbergh has been pushing the limits of filmmaking in different ways lately. Be it independently releasing his last feature, working with HBO on its interactive Mosaic series, or, no...
03:54 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Facebook will prioritize local stories in your News Feed
You may start seeing more posts from local publishers popping up in your News Feed. Facebook announced today that it will begin prioritizing local news, bumping it up higher in your feed if you follow...
03:39 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget BMW's new lease lets you drive for ridesharing services
It's not always obvious, but many car leases don't allow you to drive with ridesharing services or rent your car to others. And it's no surprise as to why -- the high mileage and varyin...
03:18 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget NASA will stream Wednesdays rare blue moon lunar eclipse
On Wednesday, parts of the US will get to view a very special lunar eclipse. While typical lunar eclipses aren't terribly rare -- the next full one viewable from North America will occur in Janua...
03:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Sony LF-S50G smart speaker review: A solid Google Home alternative
The options for Alexa- and Google Assistant&ndash;powered speakers have exploded, as evidenced by companies adding voice control to any and every device at the last two CESes. As is typically the ...
02:47 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Dragster record holder stripped of his title after 35 years
Back in 1982, Activision verified the fastest time on its Dragster video game on the Atari 2600. The record belonged to Todd Rogers, with a time of 5.51 minutes. According to Twin Galaxies, the curren...
02:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Robotic Habitats imagines a self-sustaining AI ecosystem
As artificial intelligence advances at an unprecedented pace, we tend to see its arrival in emotional terms -- usually, either excitement or fear. But Noumena, a collective of designers, engineers and...
02:15 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget What is a Game of the Year edition, anyway?
Every year, game publishers put out Game of the Year editions, typically chock full of all the downloadable content that's come out since the initial release along with new packaging to proclaim ...
02:06 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Lenovos fingerprint manager left passwords vulnerable
A slew of Lenovo devices have left users' systems vulnerable to a breach. Fingerprint Manager Pro software installed on any of some three dozen ThinkPad, ThinkCentre or ThinkStation devices appar...
01:20 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Facebook adds variety series hosted by NFL star Von Miller
The latest sports star to get a Facebook Watch show is Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller. Variety reports that Miller will get a live weekly variety series that brings together comedy, celebrity gu...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Step inside the Unabomber investigation in VR
In 1996, law enforcement officials arrested Ted Kaczynski, aka the Unabomber, after nearly two decades of investigation. But it wasn't until the Washington Post and the New York Times published K...
12:34 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Dell may sell itself to VMware, a company it already owns
Dell has been a privately run company for more than 4 years, but it appears ready to return to public life -- in a convoluted way. CNBC sources have claimed that Dell is exploring a "reverse mer...
12:29 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget UK to fine companies up to 17 million for cybersecurity lapses
The UK government will fine companies in "critical industries" up to &pound;17 million if they have woefully inadequate cybersecurity defences. The penalty system is a response to an EU ...
12:13 pm -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget White House says its not considering a national 5G network
Yesterday, Axios reported that the Trump administration was considering the option of a government-controlled 5G network. Documents obtained by Axios showed that Trump's national security team ha...
11:41 am -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget BMW takes full ownership of DriveNow's car sharing service (updated)
BMW has been synonymous with DriveNow's car sharing service for several years, and today it's cementing that commitmen. The German auto brand has taken full ownership of DriveNow by acquirin...
11:17 am -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget T-Mobile details plan for 100 percent renewable energy by 2021
Committing to renewable energy may be a bit of a publicity stunt, but it's one that's good for the environment and has positive effects. Today, T-Mobile joined the ranks of companies that ha...
11:00 am -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Apple settles with Immersion over haptic feedback licensing
In 2016, haptic technology company Immersion filed two rounds of lawsuits against Apple. Both alleged that the tech giant had infringed upon some of Immersion's patents with the first focusing on...
10:28 am -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget FCC chairman opposes Trump's proposed state-run 5G network
It turns out former Verizon lawyer turned FCC chairman Ajit Pai's loyalties reside not with the president, but -- surprise! -- with the telecom industry. Pai has come out against the proposed gov...
10:28 am -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget FCC chairman opposes proposed government-run 5G network
It turns out former Verizon lawyer turned FCC chairman Ajit Pai's loyalties reside not with the president, but -- surprise! -- with the telecom industry. Pai has come out against the proposed gov...
09:59 am -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget WhatsApp is the first third-party messaging service on CarPlay
Today, WhatsApp introduced a new app update that adds compatibility with Carplay. The additional functionality was first noted on the Dutch site iCulture, and it's automatically available who tho...
09:31 am -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget 'Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition' launches February 9th
It looks like Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition, the mobile version of the console and PC game, is just around the corner. According to an App Store listing, it will hit iOS on February 9th for players ...
09:00 am -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget littleBits and Pearson bring electronics kits to US schools
The littleBits team has long been eager to teach kids about the joys of building electronics, and it's taking that commitment to its logical conclusion. It's partnering with Pearson on the S...
08:15 am -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's new Windows 10 Spectre patch disables Intel's 'fix'
Intel recently admitted that its latest patch for "Spectre" was essentially worse than the bug it was supposed to fix, as it was causing computers to spontaneously reboot. Now, Microsoft has...
07:36 am -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget UK hits its 95 percent superfast broadband coverage target
'Superfast' broadband with speeds of at least 24 Mbps is now available across 95 percent of the UK, according to new stats thinkbroadband.com published today. The milestone was actually achi...
07:03 am -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Rimac gives a shadowy tease of its next electric hypercar
If you're in the rare crossover group of folks who are rich, environmentally conscious and want to drive dangerously fast, Rimac is building your car. The company teased its next-generation Rimac...
06:00 am -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Elon Musk's flamethrower
Welcome back to Monday. If you've been waiting to hear more on Samsung's next Galaxy flagship, we've got you covered. As well as everything else that happened over the weekend, naturall...
04:55 am -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget Facebook teaches you how to keep your data private
Facebook isn't the first name you think of for robust user privacy, but it's hoping a new educational campaign will change that. Ahead of the introduction of new EU data protection laws, the...
02:27 am -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget ESA picks two tiny spacecraft to study the dark side of the Moon
Tiny cube spacecraft aren't just useful around Earth's orbit. The European Space Agency has chosen two winners in a competition to build cubesats that will study the dark side of the Moon. ...
12:00 am -05 - Mon, January 29, 2018
Engadget MIT's ColorFab can 3D print jewelry that changes colors
3D printing can already turn your amazing ideas into tangible objects, but a new technique out of MIT CSAIL could lead to even better results. The method, called ColorFab, gives you the ability to cre...
09:38 pm -05 - Sun, January 28, 2018
Engadget Trump team considers a government-run 5G network
How would you protect the US against Chinese cyberattacks? Would you push for stricter security standards, or new encryption technology? The Trump administration's national security team has an...
08:03 pm -05 - Sun, January 28, 2018
Engadget Intel told Chinese firms of Meltdown flaws before the US government
Intel may have been working with many tech industry players to address the Meltdown and Spectre flaws, but who it contacted and when might have been problematic. Wall Street Journal sources have clai...
06:33 pm -05 - Sun, January 28, 2018
Engadget Strava fitness tracking data reveals details of secret bases
Location data in fitness apps is frequently a good thing, since it helps you remember and optimize your routes. However, it's also producing an unexpected security risk: it's revealing detai...
05:04 pm -05 - Sun, January 28, 2018
Engadget Facebook tries giving chatbots a consistent personality
Dig into the personalities of chat bots and you'll find that they're about as shallow as they were in the days of Eliza or Dr. Sbaitso. They respond with canned phrases and tend to be blithe...
03:35 pm -05 - Sun, January 28, 2018
Engadget Samsung Galaxy S9 may pack more reliable face recognition
Samsung has hinted that the Galaxy S9 might include more advanced face recognition, but we're now getting clues as to what's involved. SamCentral's sleuthing in the settings APK for th...
02:02 pm -05 - Sun, January 28, 2018
Engadget ATM 'jackpotting' hacks reach the US
For some ATM thieves, swiping card data involves too much patience -- they'd rather just take the money and run. The US Secret Service has warned ATM makers Diebold Nixdorf and NCR that "jac...
12:30 pm -05 - Sun, January 28, 2018
Engadget The best indoor HDTV antenna
By Grant Clauser This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate...
11:00 am -05 - Sun, January 28, 2018
Engadget After Math: If I had no loot
It was a week of lost and found fortunes in the tech world. The Feds charged My Big Coin Pay over its $6 million cryptocurrency scam, Netflix is poised to take home as many a four golden statues for M...
09:29 am -05 - Sun, January 28, 2018
Engadget GM faces lawsuit over self-driving car collision
Self-driving car manufacturers dread lawsuits over crashes due to questions of liability, and GM is about to learn just how problematic they can be. Oscar Nilsson has sued GM after a December collisi...
08:00 am -05 - Sun, January 28, 2018
Engadget Ben Heck's automated, Alexa-based workbench
Bob Baddeley visits The Ben Heck Show team to bring voice control to the Raspberry Pi. Bob and Ben take us through setting up communication between an Amazon Echo Dot and the Raspberry Pi, with Amazon...
02:08 am -05 - Sun, January 28, 2018
Engadget New York AG will investigate firm selling fake followers to stars
Twitter bots are bad enough by themselves, but it's worse when they're built using real info -- and New York wants to clamp down. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has opened an inve...
11:10 pm -05 - Sat, January 27, 2018
Engadget Coincheck loses $400 million in massive cryptocurrency heist
Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck just made history, and not in a good way. It has lost around $534 million worth of NEM tokens, one of the lesser-known cryptocurrencies, after its network...
09:35 pm -05 - Sat, January 27, 2018
Engadget Elon Musk's Boring Company is selling a flamethrower
No, we're not kidding. After weeks of teases, Elon Musk has confirmed that The Boring Company is selling... a flamethrower. That's right, the same company digging traffic-skipping tunnels is...
08:02 pm -05 - Sat, January 27, 2018
Engadget Streaming services must give songwriters a 44 percent pay hike
Songwriters just claimed a major victory in the fight for better pay from streaming giants like Apple and Spotify. The US Copyright Royalty Board has ruled for an increase in songwriter rates that wi...
06:30 pm -05 - Sat, January 27, 2018
Engadget Saudi Arabia releases major tech investor after corruption probe
Saudi Arabia has released almost a hundred people detained on corruption allegations, and one of them is Prince Alwaleed bin Talal. The billionaire prince known as the "Arabian Warren Buffet"...
05:03 pm -05 - Sat, January 27, 2018
Engadget Microsoft Band 3 prototype reveals the wearable that might have been
When Microsoft killed its Band wearables, a leak emerged of what was believed to be the cancelled third-generation model. Well, it's real -- and it says a lot about what Microsoft was thinking b...
03:31 pm -05 - Sat, January 27, 2018
Engadget Amazon teases Alexa Super Bowl ad starring Jeff Bezos
If you want a good barometer of how far Amazon Alexa has come, you just need to look at the company's teaser for its Super Bowl LII ad. Where Amazon's first-ever Super Bowl commercial was e...
02:02 pm -05 - Sat, January 27, 2018
Engadget HQ Trivia scraps $20 minimum requirement to withdraw prizes
Got a few bucks sitting in HQ Trivia limbo these past couple of months? You'll be happy to hear this, then: the app no longer requires a minimum balance for withdrawal. You can get your prize mon...
12:31 pm -05 - Sat, January 27, 2018
Engadget A 'Westworld' mobile game is in the works
HBO's version of Westworld seems tailor-made for a video game: it's a fully-realized robot theme park with plenty of opportunities for disaster. And sure enough, you're about to get on...
11:00 am -05 - Sat, January 27, 2018
Engadget Ask Engadget: What's the best way to unify my music collection?
The support shared between readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from ...
09:30 am -05 - Sat, January 27, 2018
Engadget Recommended Reading: The making of Elton John's VR retirement party
How Elton John'sVR retirementannouncement hityour headsetEmma Grey Ellis,WiredIf you haven't heard, music legend Sir Elton John announced his retirement and final tour this week in the most ...
08:00 am -05 - Sat, January 27, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to the weekend! Google and Apple have new hardware to sell -- if you're willing to wait for it -- and we might have our first look at the Galaxy S9....
04:57 am -05 - Sat, January 27, 2018
Engadget Airbnb is investing $5 million to expand Experiences in the US
While Airbnb's focus will always likely be home rentals, it has big plans to grow Experiences this year. It's investing $5 million into expanding Experiences to 200 cities (from 50) across t...
01:03 am -05 - Sat, January 27, 2018
Engadget Google's $249 AI-powered Clips camera is finally on sale
At its Pixel 2 launch event last year, Google also revealed its tiny Clips camera, that uses AI to figure out when it should take a picture or video. Now the $249 device has quietly become available f...
11:12 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget AI-powered face swapping has taken a dystopian turn
As if the issues like revenge porn and AI-powered facial recognition searches weren't creepy enough, a Motherboard report reveals yet another unsettling use of technology: "deepfakes." ...
10:22 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Epic is shuttering Paragon following success of 'Fortnite'
Last week, an Epic Games representative explained Paragon's uncertain future on the game's subreddit, which worried fans -- especially as it confirmed that developers had been siphoned off t...
09:03 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Venmo's 25-cent instant transfers are now available for everyone
Payment sharing services from Paypal, Square and Venmo are great, but it can take some time to move funds from those accounts to your bank so you can use them in real life. Last year, Paypal introduce...
07:21 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Lenovos VR Classroom kits come with Daydream headsets
Lenovo will soon release its VR Classroom setup, which will let teachers guide their students through virtual field trips. Each kit comes with the first standalone Daydream VR headset, Lenovo's M...
05:50 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget A closer look at Apple's new HomePod
The first time I got close to one of Apple's HomePods was in a secluded meeting room at WWDC. Sonically, at least, it blew away the competition. After seven months -- not to mention the introduct...
05:28 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Mueller investigation interviews Facebook staff in Russia probe
As Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election continues, Wired reports the team interviewed "at least one member of Facebook&#...
05:13 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Researchers create tiny robots powered only by moisture
Tiny robots that can move on their own stand to have a variety of uses in fields ranging from medicine to the military. But having to supply them with constant power is a bit of a hindrance, especiall...
04:47 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Roland announces software versions of its 808 and 909 drum machines
The Roland TR-808 and TR-909 are iconic drum machines that powered a ton of the music from the '80s and '90s. While both hardware units were recently revived as the TR-08 and TR-09, they hav...
04:26 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Washington state bill would make hard-to-repair electronics illegal
A number of states are considering right to repair bills, legislation which if passed would make it easier for individuals and repair shops to replace or repair electronics parts. Repair.org reports t...
03:45 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget SpaceXs Falcon Heavy launch is reportedly set for February 6th
It looks as though it's finally happening. SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket may have a launch date, according to Chris G. of NASASpaceflight.com. The rocket will launch no earlier than February ...
03:45 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget SpaceXs Falcon Heavy launch is reportedly set for February 6th (updated)
It looks as though it's finally happening. SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket may have a launch date, according to Chris G. of NASASpaceflight.com. The rocket will launch no earlier than February ...
03:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Hawaii senator wants feds to handle future nuclear attack warnings
On January 13th, a statewide alert warned Hawaiians about an incoming nuclear attack -- which turned out to be a mistake caused by human error. Whoops! The resulting finger-pointing revealed serious s...
02:59 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Facebook takes on Twitch and YouTube in game streaming push
Last year Facebook launched a Creator app for video hosts to create more video content for the social network. Now it's doubling down on the concept, this time for those who make gaming videos. I...
02:48 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Apple details the energy use of its always-on HomePod speaker
Now that the HomePod is nearly here, Apple is dribbling out details of what its first smart speaker will do... including, apparently, that it's a power miser. The company has posted environmenta...
02:20 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Google Bulletin is powered by your hyperlocal news updates
Google has been toying with the idea of hyperlocal news for a while now. It tested Google Now cards back in 2013 that could display information as close as your neighborhood, for example. The company&...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Voting machine makers are already worried about Defcon
Last year, Defcon's Voting Village made headlines for uncovering massive security issues in America's electronic voting machines. Unsurprisingly, voting machine makers are working to prevent...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Voting-machine makers are already worried about Defcon
Last year, Defcon's Voting Village made headlines for uncovering massive security issues in America's electronic voting machines. Unsurprisingly, voting-machine makers are working to prevent...
01:41 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget 'Madden 18' eSports events will air on ESPN and Disney XD
ESPN and Disney are about to get a significant influx of eSports content. Through a new multiyear deal announced today, the two networks will broadcast a number of Madden NFL tournaments as well as an...
01:22 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget 'Destiny 2' update will boost rewards for its most loyal players
Bungie is still learning lessons about rewarding Destiny 2 players for their commitment, and that's reflected in its January 30th update. To begin with, it's promising much better loot for ...
01:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget The auto industry is head over heels for VR
Virtual reality and augmented reality are all over the North American International Auto Show floor. Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen are all using the tech to show off their lates...
12:46 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Blizzard is patrolling YouTube for toxic Overwatch players
Toxic players are a big problem for the Overwatch team. As game director Jeff Kaplan explained in a developer update last September, they're actually delaying maps and feature updates by forcing ...
12:19 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Acer Chrome OS tablet pops up at UK education event
Google's said before that Chrome OS would be used for tablets, but so far we've only seen whispers of such a device. Now, it seems that Twitter user Alister Payne (@Alister_Payne) got an ear...
12:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget The best gear for building your home theater
By Grant Clauser This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate...
11:49 am -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget HTC Vive Pro's dual cameras can apparently track hand motion
When HTC unveiled its higher-end Vive Pro VR system back at CES, the company was suspiciously quiet about the dual cameras on this VR headset: there were no related demos, and the company reps remaine...
11:30 am -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget BMW's next generation of hybrids relies on modular electrification
BMW's alternative-fuel interests go beyond plug-in hybrids. Sure, the company has been building a battery-powered ecosystem, with cars like the city-styled i3 and i8 sports Coupe and Roadster ser...
11:17 am -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Dutch intelligence had a front-row seat to Russian DNC hack
Of all the ways Russia attempted to exert influence over the outcome of the 2016 presidential election, the hacking of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and party officials was arguably one of t...
11:00 am -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Nikes 'PlayStation' shoes make hypebeasts out of gamers
It's not often we see a shoe that appeals to both the sneakerhead and gamer communities. But Nike managed to do exactly that with the PG2, the second signature model of professional basketball pl...
10:43 am -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Ford patent details system for autonomous police cars
This month, Ford was granted a patent for an autonomous police car. The car can work in cooperation with a human officer or by itself, and it can tell when a traffic law has been violated and act acco...
10:24 am -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Leaked Galaxy S9 render shows a modest design update
Samsung did a pretty great job with the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus smartphones last year -- and as expected, the company isn't radically changing the design language for their successors. That's ...
09:42 am -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's 'Ink to Code' builds an app UI from your sketches
Sometimes, inspiration strikes in inconvenient places, and the best you can do to make sure the idea doesn't escape you is to write it down on scraps of paper or a napkin. The latest experimental...
09:23 am -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Twitter told to dig deeper in Brexit interference inquiry
Twitter has been asked once again to comply with a request for information about possible interference on its platform during Britain's EU referendum. Back in October, the UK's Digital, Cult...
08:54 am -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Apple's HomePod smart speaker is now available for pre-order
If you're interested in purchasing Apple's smart speaker, the HomePod, the company is now accepting pre-orders for customers in the US, UK and Australia. The speaker comes in two colors, Whi...
08:35 am -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Google trained its AI camera with help from pro photographers
When Google unveiled its $249 Clips camera back in October 2017, it was easy to question Google's motives. Lifelogging cameras weren't a new idea, nor were they particularly successful, and ...
08:02 am -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Sotheby's wants AI to find your next art purchase
Most folks don't know much about art, but do know what they like. Auction firm Sotheby's has embraced that idea with its acquisition of Thread Genius, a company that uses AI to find art base...
07:02 am -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Intel promises Spectre- and Meltdown-proof chips this year
Intel will release updated chips with built-in mitigations for Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities later this year. The announcement was made by chief executive Brian Krzanich during the company'...
06:00 am -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Lyft investigates its own privacy problem
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Congratulations, you've made it to Friday. Your reward is a special Sonos deal, some bad news for MoviePass customers and an interesting update about hologram...
04:55 am -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Facebook: Russian trolls created 129 event posts during 2016 election
On Thursday the Senate Intelligence committee released information from Facebook, Google and Twitter responding to Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election. In its statement, Facebook not...
03:07 am -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Walmart teams up with Kobo to sell ebooks and audiobooks
Later this year, you'll be able to buy ebooks and audiobooks straight from Walmart's website. The big box retailer has teamed up with Japanese e-commerce titan Rakuten to launch a business t...
01:11 am -05 - Fri, January 26, 2018
Engadget Ariane 5 ferried NASA instrument to orbit despite launch scare
The fate of Arianespace's latest launch was in limbo for over an hour after the company detected an anomaly. Ariane 5 lost contact with its ground controllers around nine minutes after liftoff, a...
10:07 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Snapchat drops white frames around Snaps from Camera Roll
Snapchat has (finally!) completely killed off the white frame around snaps not captured with its own camera. The app's latest version drops the border when you add Snaps from the Camera Roll to y...
09:05 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget MoviePass abruptly cuts off access to several AMC theaters
The $9.95 MoviePass subscription has been incredibly popular and soon the company will invest in films itself, but because the company pays full price for each ticket, it's subsidizing each custo...
07:19 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Microsoft Mixer will offer more ways to fund game streamers
Microsoft is making it easier to stream on Mixer for a living. The service has outlined plans for multiple ways to reward streamers, starting with Direct Purchases. If a Mixer Partner is playing a g...
06:32 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Amazon adds single sign-on across select Fire TV apps
Amazon teased single sign-in across apps when it launched its new 4K Fire TV last September. It's only now, though, that the company is making good on its promise. If you have a login from a cabl...
05:57 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Lyft investigates claims staff abused access to customer data
A user posted on the anonymous app Blind claiming that Lyft employees abused their access to customer data, from gathering info on exes to acquiring Mark Zuckerberg's personal info. A Lyft spokes...
05:22 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget CBS and Viacom are reportedly exploring a massive media merger
The heads of Viacom and CBS have discussed the prospect of merger, according to Reuters sources. Earlier this month, Viacom CEO Bob Bakish and CBS CEO Leslie Moonves reportedly had an exploratory talk...
05:01 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget FCC broadband committee member quits over corporate influence
If you think that the FCC is basically controlled by the interests of big ISP-type businesses, you're not alone. Even FCC members feel that Ajit Pai's current gutting of net neutrality is a ...
04:48 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget State senator wants to regulate loot boxes in Washington
Despite its long-awaited single-player story and gorgeous graphics and sounds, Star Wars Battlefront II will likely be remembered for one thing: Loot boxes, or the mismanagement of. The game's re...
04:23 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget SEC is looking closely at companies that dabble in blockchain
The Securities and Exchange Commission has had it with companies throwing around words like crypto and blockchain in order to bump up their stock prices. There have been quite a few instances of that ...
04:01 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $50 on an Ecobee4 smart thermostat
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that...
03:43 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Robinhood will let users trade cryptocurrencies for free
Robinhood, the app that lets you make zero-fee stock trading and tracking, is moving into a new market: Cryptocurrencies. Next month, users in select US states will be able to buy and sell bitcoin and...
03:24 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Atari wants your help to make 'RollerCoaster Tycoon' for Switch
How badly do you want a version of RollerCoaster Tycoon for the Nintendo Switch? Bad enough that you'd be willing to claim a direct stake in the game's success? If so, Atari has a sales pi...
03:03 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Apple orders drama series from director of 'La La Land'
Apple's pattern of ordering shows with top-flight talent continues. Variety has discovered that Apple has secured a drama series from Damien Chazelle, the director of the Oscar-winning La La Lan...
02:42 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Michael Kors offers Android Wear smartwatches in more colors
Fossil introduced a plethora of smartwatches across its brands last year, including quite a few options under the Michael Kors Access line. Now, MK is giving you even more choices by releasing new Sof...
02:23 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Teenage Engineering adds vocal and sampler options to pocket synth line
We've been massive fans of Teenage Engineering's affordable pocket-sized synthesizers since their debut. The company has added new, more capable models over the last couple of years, too, ad...
02:09 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget DNC hires former Yahoo security chief in wake of 2016 hacks
The Democratic National Committee's (DNC) new chief security officer position has been filled, Wired reports. Bob Lord, who was previously Yahoo's chief information security officer prior to...
01:55 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget 'RunGunJumpGun' is coming to Nintendo Switch on February 8th
Deceptively-simple automatic runner RunGunJumpGun is coming to Nintendo Switch on February 8th, according to a tweet by its developers, Good Shepherd. The game first hit iOS and Android in 2016, amass...
01:30 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget 'Minecraft' is a microcosm of Microsoft's gaming strategy
Minecraft is pretty important to Microsoft. Not only did the company spend $2.5 billion in 2014 to own the world's most popular building-block game, but just last week it promoted Matt Booty, the...
01:14 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Apple added two dozen self-driving SUVs to its California test fleet
Last April, Apple was granted a permit to test its autonomous vehicle technology by the state of California and since then, the company has expanded its test fleet from three vehicles to 27, Bloomberg...
01:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Behold, the bouncing selfie ball
Facebook's attempt to assess news sources through its users. Donald Trump's Twitter meltdowns. Instagram's influencers and ad-labeling challenges. Our lives have become dominated by soc...
12:36 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget CNN parts ways with YouTube star Casey Neistat
YouTube star Casey Neistat made headlines back in 2016, when CNN bought his company, Beme. While CNN quickly shut down the associated social video sharing app, the team behind it were supposedly worki...
12:21 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Get two Sonos One speakers for the price of a HomePod
With the debut of the Apple HomePod almost upon us, Sonos has decided to make a move of its own. The company has announced the "Sonos Two" bundle, which will include two Sonos One smart spea...
12:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Indie hit Dead Cells is coming to consoles this year
In May of last year, indie developer Motion Twin launched Dead Cells in early access on Steam. By blending 'Metroidvania' platform exploration with roguelike random generation, the game quic...
11:47 am -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget ESPN is adapting its popular 'First Take' show for Facebook
Facebook has been busy adding new shows to its Watch tab for a while now. But let's face it, big name broadcasters aren't exactly flocking to the social network as an avenue for their conten...
11:30 am -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget How to buy a smartwatch in 2018
The smartwatch industry's identity crisis may be coming to an end. Familiar tech brands like Motorola, Microsoft and Pebble have retired from making wearables, while others like ASUS are rumored ...
11:20 am -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Pre-match 'PUBG' meet-ups wont be nearly as violent
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is shaking things up. But why improve a formula that's already helped it nab 25 million PC players and over three million Xbox One players? Well, the problem li...
11:01 am -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Researchers create 'true' 3D holograms by trapping particles
SciFi movies like Star Wars and Avatar depict holograms that you can see from any angle, but the reality is a lot less scintillating. So far, the only true color hologram we've seen come from a t...
10:52 am -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Twitter may copy Snapchat to make video sharing easier
Poor Snapchat. Everything it does gets copied by everyone from Facebook to Skype to Google and now Twitter seems to be on the Snapchat-aping bandwagon. Bloomberg reports that the company is working on...
10:26 am -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Apple will redesign iBooks for the first time in years
For the past few years, iBooks has been a bit of an afterthought for Apple. The app, which is available on iPhones, iPads and Macs, has a clunky interface and poor navigation for the ebook store. But ...
10:14 am -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Google gives users more control over the ads they see
Google announced today that it's rolling out a couple of new tools aimed at making online ads a little less irritating. Its Ad Settings and Mute This Ad features are both getting updates that let...
10:03 am -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Theater subscription service MoviePass snaps up its first film
MoviePass is wasting no time in making good on its plans to invest in films. The company behind the 'unlimited' theater subscription has snapped up crime caper American Animals for $3 millio...
09:48 am -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Facebook nabs exclusive streaming rights for pro surfing
If you're interested in professional surfing, there's no higher competition than the World Surf League (WSL). Hawaiian John John Florence is the current men's champion, while Australian...
09:35 am -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Trump's budget reportedly proposes an end to ISS funding by 2025
It appears that there's a troubling line item in President Trump's proposed budget. According to The Verge reporter Loren Grush, the proposal ends funding for the International Space Station...
09:22 am -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Twitter uses smart cropping to make image previews more interesting
Twitter's recent character limit extension means we're spending more time reading tweets, but now the site now wants us to spend less time looking at pictures. Or more specifically, less tim...
09:11 am -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Sky replaces Now TV Combo bundles with standalone broadband
Back in 2016, Now TV extended its Netflix-style streaming service with TV, broadband and landline "Combo" bundles. Now, it's killing those packages and offering broadband as a standalon...
09:00 am -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Apple's iOS update brings AirPlay 2 with multi-room playback
This week Apple revealed exactly what we can expect from iOS 11.3 -- which will roll out for iPhones and iPads this spring -- and hidden among the new Animoji, improved resolution and Business Chat fe...
08:02 am -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget LG's latest financials explain its shift in mobile strategy
Earlier this month, LG said that it would row back on its smartphone ambitions by abandoning an annual cycle of smartphone launches. Rather than releasing a flagship just because Samsung did, LG would...
07:00 am -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Reddit adds two-factor authentication for everyone
Reddit has officially launched two-factor authentication after beta testers and moderators took the feature for a spin. Sure, this is Reddit we're talking about -- you've probably never used...
06:00 am -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Burger King's net neutrality ad
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We're a step closer to a version of iOS that tells you when your battery is dying, and Burger King has inserted itself into the net neutrality debate. Oh, and...
04:31 am -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget NASA tests light, foldable plane wings for supersonic flights
Planes that can fold their wings to different angles while in the air have the potential to fly faster than their peers, and NASA has recently made headway into their development. The space agency has...
03:15 am -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Sky's 15 Now TV streaming stick comes with a voice remote
Sky's Now TV hardware hasn't had a refresh in over a year now, the most recent box being a curious clash of aerial and ethernet. The new Now TV box being announced today isn't a box at ...
03:02 am -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Jack White is the latest musician to ban phones at shows
We hope you weren't planning to document your next Jack White gig as it happens. White is following the lead of Alicia Keys, Dave Chappelle and other performers by banning the use of phones duri...
01:46 am -05 - Thu, January 25, 2018
Engadget Nintendo will pull the plug on 'Miitomo' in May
Before Super Mario Run and Animal Crossing Pocket Camp, there was Miitomo. A sort of social network in disguise, it was Nintendo's first push into mobile gaming on iOS and Android, but now the co...
11:44 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Hulu locks out users with login problems two nights in a row
On Tuesday night many Hulu users were unable to stream video or live TV because they couldn't log in, which was bad enough. Unfortunately, Hulu suffered another outage tonight, going down again f...
10:11 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Glucose-tracking smart contact lens is comfortable enough to wear
The concept of a smart contact lens has been around for a while. To date, though, they haven't been all that comfortable: they tend to have electronics built into hard substrates that make for a ...
08:10 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Darren Aronofsky-backed VR series 'Spheres' lands a 7-figure deal
If you want evidence that VR is maturing as an entertainment medium, you just got it. CityLights just bought the rights to Spheres, the three-part VR black hole series written by Eliza McNitt and prod...
07:36 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S9 on February 25th
Samsung has started sending out invites for the Unpacked event this year, where it will take the wraps off the Galaxy S9. The date? February 25th. Its upcoming flagship phone will make its debut at Mo...
06:44 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Android Messages adds Smart Replies for Project Fi users
In 2015, Google debuted a new feature in its Inbox app: Smart Replies, which offered a trio of context-aware options for users to quickly reply with a few taps. That spread to other services in the co...
05:59 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Udacity's 'flying car' engineering course starts next month
Flying cars have always been a goalpost of the future, but last year companies like Toyota, Airbus, DeLorean and Volvo's parent company invested in or announced plans to get their own units flyin...
05:35 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget US charges cryptocurrency creators over $6 million scam
US regulators are making good on their promise to get tough on crypto fraud. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed complaints charging My Big Coin Pay and two of its operators, Randall C...
04:59 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Scientists clone monkeys for the first time
Ever since cloning produced Dolly the sheep, scientists have copied a slew of mammals ranging from dogs to ponies. Primates, however, have been elusive -- until now. Chinese researchers have success...
04:34 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Drake breaks Taylor Swift's Spotify record for most streams in a day
Poor Tay Tay. The queen of pop music has just been deposed on the streaming service she fought with most by none other than Drake himself. According to Pitchfork, the artist's latest song, "...
04:34 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Drake breaks single-day streaming records on Apple Music and Spotify (updated)
Poor Tay Tay. The queen of pop music has just been deposed on the streaming service she fought with most by none other than Drake himself. According to Pitchfork, the artist's latest song, "...
04:11 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Alphabet enters the cybersecurity business with Chronicle
Google parent company Alphabet has a new business and it's all about cybersecurity. Chronicle is an independent business under the Alphabet umbrella and it's aimed at helping companies find,...
03:53 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Facebook feigns accountability with trusted news survey
When Facebook announced it was rolling out a major overhaul to its News Feed earlier this month, it did so with the intention of prioritizing interactions between people over content from publishers. ...
03:31 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget YouTube invests $5 million in 'positive' video following backlash
YouTube has faced some serious backlash against awful content, lately, from exploitative childrens' videos to Logan Paul's ill-advised video of a corpse. YouTube needs to up its positivity, ...
03:08 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Logan Paul returns to YouTube with suicide prevention video
It has been a little over three weeks since YouTuber Logan Paul posted his now infamous Aokigahara forest video and aside from an apology, Paul has been largely silent on his channel. But today, Paul ...
02:27 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Facebook, Google lobbyists push for diversity in response to Congress
Silicon valley has a diversity problem. Sexism and racism are everywhere in the technology sector, and it's time to put an end to it. The Internet Association, a lobbying group for some of the bi...
02:03 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget New York governor signs executive order to protect net neutrality
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order today requiring any internet service provider with a state contract to honor the principles of net neutrality. In a statement the governor said...
01:55 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Fitbit extends support for Pebble watches until June 30th
If you're still holding on to your Pebble smartwatch for dear life, we have good news: you won't have to let go for a while longer. Fitbit has extended its support for Pebble services from ...
01:32 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget SteadXPs DSLR stabilizer is a gimbal with no moving parts
If you've ever shot video handheld with a mirrorless or DSLR, camera shake may have ruined your day. To deal with it, you need a heavy-duty gimbal, but that can cost more than the camera. Another...
01:14 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget US government will investigate fake net neutrality comments
In December, a number of US Representatives sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) asking it to investigate fraudulent comments submitted to the FCC's proposal to repeal net ...
12:58 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget SpaceX tests the Falcon Heavy's 27 engines ahead of first launch
Today, SpaceX performed a static fire test on its Falcon Heavy rocket. Also called the hold-down test, it involved loading the rocket with propellant and firing all of its 27 engines at once while the...
12:58 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget SpaceX tests the Falcon Heavy's 27 engines ahead of first launch (updated)
Today, SpaceX performed a static fire test on its Falcon Heavy rocket. Also called the hold-down test, it involved loading the rocket with propellant and firing all of its 27 engines at once while the...
12:36 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Samsung releases the official 2018 Winter Olympics app
If you're an Olympics nerd, then take note: Samsung has released the official app of the PyeongChang 2018 games. It's ready for download now in the App Store and Google Play Store. The app i...
12:15 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Vivo's in-display fingerprint reader won't play nice with screen protectors
It's only been two weeks since Vivo's latest attempt with an in-display fingerprint reader on a smartphone, and even though it didn't work perfectly for us, the company thinks it's...
12:07 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Ubisoft's Sam is a virtual assistant meant solely for gamers
Apple has Siri, Amazon has Alexa, and now, Ubisoft has Sam. Yes, really. It's a virtual assistant geared specifically toward gaming, and Ubisoft has started to weave a beta version of the service...
12:03 pm -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget When is a planet too big to be called a planet?
There have been quite a few discussions on what makes a planet (and what doesn't) in the past, the most famous of which resulted in the infamous demotion of Pluto from planet status. But now, the...
11:43 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget AT&T calls for net neutrality laws after fighting to end FCC rules
Few people would call AT&amp;T a champion of net neutrality, but that isn't stopping it from trying to claim the title. CEO Randall Stephenson has posted an open letter calling on Congress t...
11:30 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget I really wanted to like Sony's Xperia XZ1 Compact
No one really makes decent small phones anymore. Apple hasn't updated the iPhone SE in almost two years, and the "mini" flagship phase fizzled out long before that. Tracking down a sub-...
11:27 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Burger King tries to explain net neutrality with fast food
Nothing brought net neutrality to the fore of people's minds more than the FCC's plan to take it away. From the very beginning, when FCC Chair Ajit Pai announced his intentions to repeal 201...
11:16 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Addison Lees private minicab app goes global
Addison Lee is trying to shake off its image as a London-focused taxi service and re-establish itself as a ride-hailing app that works around the world. Today, the company announced a "digital gl...
11:02 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Chrome update rids Android devices of pop-ups and redirects
Android is getting priority treatment again from Chrome as the stable version of Chrome 64 rolls out here ahead of Mac, Windows and Linux for the second release in a row. The version includes the usua...
10:41 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Facebook buys a company that verifies government IDs
Facebook has snapped up a software firm that created tools allowing startups to instantly authenticate driver's licenses and other government IDs. The social network said that Boston-based Confir...
10:21 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget The UK Prime Minister is creating an anti-fake news squad
In its most benign form, fake news can simply be clickbait designed to get eyes on banner ads. In other instances -- the one's governments are primarily concerning themselves with -- it's pr...
10:10 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Virgin Media is giving all of its TV customers a V6 box
Virgin Media's next-generation V6 box is now over a year old. Since its launch, the company has managed to install more than a million of the 4K-ready set-top boxes in UK homes -- roughly a quart...
10:00 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget CamSoda can sync your sex doll to an online performer
NSFW Warning: This story may contain links to and descriptions or images of explicit sexual acts.If you goal is to have sex with someone through the internet, via the medium of a simulacrum of that pe...
09:30 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget VR pioneer Edward Saatchi: VR films aren't the future of storytelling
As one of the founding members of Oculus Story Studio, Edward Saatchi has spent years exploring how VR can be used to make narratives more immersive. But with Fable Studio, his latest virtual reality ...
09:14 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget iOS 11.3 will introduce new battery features and AR improvements
Apple is bringing iOS 11.3 to iPhones and iPads this spring, and today the company released a preview of what we can expect from the upgrade. The most notable improvements are the battery health indic...
09:00 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Plex jumps into VR on Google Daydream headsets
Last year Plex's reach extended to cover live TV and automobiles, so in 2018 the company is jumping into yet another platform: virtual reality. As it has done before, the company brought in the d...
09:00 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget IBM is sending Watson to the Grammys
After winning Jeopardy and designing cancer-treatment plans, IBM Watson is now strutting off to the red carpet of the 60th Annual Grammy Awards. The tech giant's versatile AI system will be curat...
08:30 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget YouTube reportedly curbing musician criticism with promotion deals
YouTube has always had a rocky relationship with the music industry, and the struggle looks set to continue following reports that the video streaming service is effectively bribing artists to keep th...
08:00 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget The exquisite torture of Kickstarter exclusives
A month or so ago, I discovered a project on Kickstarter that made my heart ache with desire. It was a tabletop game called The Wilson Wolfe Affair by Simulacra Games, which is unlike any other I'...
07:35 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Divisive anti-piracy company Denuvo has a new owner
Denuvo, the firm behind the best-known gaming anti-piracy tech, has been snapped up by global digital security company Irdeto. The company's divisive software, which protects video games from att...
07:01 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget DuckDuckGo upgrades apps to block hidden ad trackers
DuckDuckGo has given its browser extensions and apps a boost with more features meant to protect you from prying digital eyes. To start with, they now come with a built-in tracker blocker that prevent...
06:27 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Qualcomm hit with $1.23bn fine for abusing Apple partnership
Things just get worse and worse for Qualcomm. The European Commission has fined the company &euro;997 million ($1.23 billion) for "abusing its market dominance" in LTE baseband chipsets....
06:27 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget EU fines Qualcomm $1.23 billion for abusing Apple partnership
Things just get worse and worse for Qualcomm. The European Commission has fined the company &euro;997 million ($1.23 billion) for "abusing its market dominance" in LTE baseband chipsets....
06:00 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Biting into an iPhone battery
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Today might be the day that SpaceX lights up its Falcon Heavy rocket, and the Apple HomePod finally has a release date: February 9th....
05:20 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget TalkTalk begins winding down its mobile business
TalkTalk is in the process of shutting down its mobile business, effectively ending its tenure as a dedicated quad-play provider. According to MoneySavingExpert, the company has begun notifying custom...
04:41 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Google teases I/O 2018 with treasure maps and cryptic clues
As it does every year, Google is sending users on a geeky goose chase to learn details about its upcoming I/O 2018 Developer's conference. The first clue, posted on Twitter, is a bunch of binary ...
04:41 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Google teases I/O 2018 with treasure maps and cryptic clues (updated)
As it does every year, Google is sending users on a geeky goose chase to learn details about its upcoming I/O 2018 Developer's conference. The first clue, posted on Twitter, is a bunch of binary ...
04:27 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget Blipblox could be 'my first synth' for kids big and small
This is hardly the first synthesizer for kids that we've seen, but the Blipblox device debuting at NAMM 2018 adds a familiar toy-like design and plastic casing. According to its maker, it combine...
03:02 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget 'Artificial synapse' points the way toward portable AI devices
Tech titans like Intel and IBM have already begun developing chips for AI that mimic the way the human brain works -- it is, after all, the most powerful computer there is. The field of "neuromor...
12:59 am -05 - Wed, January 24, 2018
Engadget KFC is selling a chicken wing box that doubles as a drone
Oh, KFC. For every bizarre stunt you pull off, like chicken-flavored nail polish or a nightmarish VR work training experience, you tease us with useful combo meal tchotchkes like a phone-charging take...
11:04 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget 'Angry Birds' goes full NFL ahead of Super Bowl LII
Fans of both Angry Birds and the NFL can get excited together with new Super Bowl LII content in the popular free-to-play mobile game from Rovio. Angry Birds 2 players can now outfit their avian chara...
09:58 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Google Assistant can match your voice to your Netflix profile
You can already use Google Assistant to play Netflix, but it becomes a hassle if you have more than one Netflix profile. You probably don't want to muck up a partner's recommendations just ...
08:57 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'Monster Hunter: World,' 'Drunk History' and 'Mosaic'
We're back! After a CES and NAIAS-induced hiatus, we're digging into this week's lineup, which features the debut of Monster Hunter on new-gen consoles. Also, it's time for the ret...
07:37 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Facebook's 'trusted' news source survey is two simple questions
When Facebook said it would rank the trustworthiness of sources in your News Feed based on community feedback, it raised questions as to what that survey would look like. Well, we know now... and it&...
06:55 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Overwatch adds Disneyland-style map Blizzard World
Back at Blizzcon 2017, Blizzard's big announcement for its hero shooter Overwatch was a new character Moira -- at long last, another healer for the lineup. But equally exciting was the reveal of ...
06:27 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Stripe will stop accepting bitcoin in April
Stripe announced today that it will stop supporting bitcoin payments in April. The company started accepting bitcoin payments in 2014, but in a blog post, it said today that the cryptocurrency has bec...
05:58 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Apple isn't really killing the iPhone X
When KGI Securities' Ming-Chi Kuo pens a research note, it's not just his clients who tear into the results -- the tech community does too, because of his almost uncanny track record with Ap...
05:34 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Facebook shakes up its AI research team
Yann LeCun has been the face of Facebook's AI research efforts since 2013, but you'll have to get used to some new people in the mix. An interview with LeCun at Quartz has revealed that he&...
04:27 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Pioneer's new iOS app can power your next DJ livestream
Pioneer's DJ mix recording app is now available for your iPhone and iPad. Cleverly named DJM-REC, the free-to-download app connects to any mixer with a USB send/return channel to record, archive ...
04:06 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget YouTube's unified artist channels clean up its music mess
If you treat YouTube like a jukebox, you know how confusing it can be when your favorite artists have multiple channels. You may have to go to one channel to get the pure album cuts, and another to w...
03:58 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Apple's HomePod won't have multi-room or stereo audio at launch
Apple just announced that its HomePod smart speaker is set to ship February 9th of this year. What didn't make the large print is that it won't support multi-room audio or stereo pairing on ...
03:50 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget A million net neutrality comments used fake PornHub emails
Even as senators try to halt the FCC's gutting of former internet protections and tech companies express their frustration with the new rules, net neutrality is dead. Sure, there was an extension...
03:31 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Apple releases Meltdown patches for older versions of macOS
Today, Apple released updates that will protect some older operating systems against the Meltdown vulnerability. Patches for High Sierra were released earlier this month and now Sierra and El Capitan ...
03:07 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Apple's latest iOS update brings Siri news briefs and HomePod support
Siri's news reading feature is no longer limited to the beta testing crowd. Apple has officially released iOS 11.2.5, and the centerpiece is the ability to ask Siri for the latest happenings. If ...
02:55 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget This is why you shouldn't bite an iPhone battery
We're nothing if not helpful here at Engadget and we're always looking out for your wellbeing. So today we have a little bit of advice for you -- don't bite your iPhone battery. One man...
02:31 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget The 'God of War' reboot comes to the PS4 on April 20th
It's been nearly two years since Sony announced it would revitalize the God of War franchise, and now we finally know when Kratos' next adventure will arrive. The next game in the series, si...
02:14 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Elon Musk's second LA tunnel faces criticism from local government
Elon Musk's Boring Company hasn't finished digging its first LA-area tunnel, but it's already talking about a second... and it's facing some resistance. The startup has pitched Cul...
01:56 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Uber hires first chief diversity officer to further reform its culture
Last year, Susan Fowler, a former Uber employee, penned an essay detailing rampant sexual harassment and sexism at the company as well as a complete lack of interest on the part of administrators to d...
01:18 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Blizzard games were vulnerable to a remote hijacking exploit
Fans of Blizzard games might have dodged a bullet. Google security researcher Tavis Ormandy has revealed that virtually all the developer's titles (including Overwatch and World of Warcraft) wer...
12:57 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Facebook, Twitter are under pressure to investigate #ReleaseTheMemo
The #ReleaseTheMemo social media campaign swelled last week as many, including Wikileaks and Edward Snowden, called for the memo to be released to the public. Now, two members of Congress are asking T...
12:46 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Elon Musk's new salary terms tie him to Tesla for the next decade
Today, Tesla announced a new compensation structor for its superstar CEO Elon Musk. It's a 10-year plan that involves achieving market and operational milestones to increase Tesla's values. ...
12:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget The Google Play store is now selling audiobooks
The Google Play Store has sold just about every media type for years now, but there's one more category the company is getting into as of today: audiobooks. As a leaked image revealed a few days ...
12:14 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget IBM researchers use AI to predict risk of developing psychosis
IBM's Computational Psychiatry and Neuroimaging research team has been working on a way to use machine learning to predict the risk of developing psychosis and it just published a second study th...
12:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget VR helps US Olympic ski and snowboard teams prep for South Korea
When skiers and snowboarders prepare for a competition, they often have incredibly limited access to their race routes ahead of time. But the US ski and snowboard team is doing things a little differe...
11:44 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Tinder flaws could expose your swipes to prying eyes
Today, the security firm Checkmarx released troubling information about two vulnerabilities within Tinder, the popular dating app. The issues are present in both the iOS and Android app and allow a us...
11:30 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Touring Frances EV charging network in the Renault Zoe
The Renault Zoe doesn't grab EV headlines like the Nissan Leaf, Chevy Bolt and Tesla's Model 3, because it's not sold in the US. But with a 41kWh battery that can propel it 300 km, a &a...
11:11 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's Xbox exclusives will come to Game Pass on launch day
To date, the Xbox Game Pass has been a tricky value proposition. While there have been a few recent hits, it frequently comes across as a clearinghouse for games whose best days are over. You'll ...
11:00 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Instagram Stories harness the power of Giphy for animated stickers
You don't need to use another app to put GIF stickers all over your pictures before uploading them to Instagram Stories anymore. Next time you add a photo or a video to your story, you'll fi...
10:42 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget AI's intelligence and stupidity in one photo stitch fail
A Google panorama photo fail from a Reddit user has again shown how good AI can be at weirdly specific tasks and how bad it is at seeing, well, the big picture. A skier with the handle MalletsDarker s...
10:21 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget DJI's $799 Mavic Air drone is a tiny creative powerhouse
Yesterday's leak might have spoiled the surprise, but DJI was still enthusiastic about unveiling its new Mavic Air drone in rainy New York this morning. While last year's Spark was all about...
10:11 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget SpaceX plans to fire the Falcon Heavy rockets engines on Wednesday
SpaceX has announced a new (tentative) static fire date for its Falcon Heavy rocket. The test is currently scheduled for no earlier than no earlier than Wednesday, according to Spaceflight Now....
10:02 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Renewable energy may be cheaper than fossil fuels by 2020
Electricity from renewable sources will soon be cheaper than power from most fossil fuels, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). In its new report, Renewable Power Generation...
09:53 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Tech giants spent record $50 million lobbying the US in 2017
The dramatic shift in American politics during 2017 created many headaches for the tech industry -- and you'd better believe they spent plenty of money trying to cure those headaches. Recode has...
09:26 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Twitter COO Anthony Noto resigns to lead a finance startup
If there was one person at Twitter who was more important than co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey, it was COO Anthony Noto. Now, in what could be big news for the social network, Noto has announced that t...
09:12 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Netflix's 'Mudbound' receives four Oscar nominations
The Oscar nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced this morning, and Netflix came away with a good showing for its film Mudbound. Mary J. Blige was nominated for Best Supporting Actress ...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Adobe's AI-powered Photoshop update is a time-saver
Adobe has unveiled Photoshop 19.1 with a much-anticipated AI-based feature for photo retouchers and a fix for longstanding Windows display issues. The first feature is called "select subject,&qu...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Snapchat Stories are coming to the web
Snap calls itself a camera company, and today it's taking a big step towards the proliferation of content beyond the confines of Snapchat. As rumored, the company will allow iOS and Android users...
08:43 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Apple's HomePod smart speaker will ship February 9th
Apple's own vision for the future of home audio, the HomePod smart speaker, will begin shipping on February 9th. Pre-orders for the device open this Friday, January 26th, and are open to users in...
08:38 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Hawaii governor couldn't log in to Twitter after false missile alert
For most of us, forgetting a password means spending five minutes messing around with authentication emails and reset links. It's annoying, but it's not the end of the world. It was a differ...
08:31 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Trump's new solar tariffs could kill 23,000 US jobs
As expected, US President Donald Trump has imposed a 30 percent tariff on solar cells imported into the US, mainly from Asia, a move that could bring the booming residential solar industry to a screec...
08:04 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget RED's Hydrogen One smartphone will ship this summer
RED's much-hyped Hydrogen One smartphone is edging ever-closer to market, according to an update from its creators. In a thread on the camera company's reduser forums, the makers of the holo...
07:00 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Garmin's latest activity band is built for rookie golfers
To date, Garmin's golf tracking wearables have been aimed at experienced players, with the higher prices to match. Even the Approach X40 isn't a trivial purchase. But what if you're r...
06:00 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Microsoft's next gambit on education
Hey, good morning!Morning there! Ready to shop in Amazon's store of the future? How about grabbing a cheap Windows laptop for your kid's next semester? ...
05:02 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Pornhub branches out into interactive sex toys
Before the sex robots take over, we still have time to get our rocks off with one another (and ourselves). And Pornhub is here to lend a hand, or an interactive sex toy, or three, to be precise. The l...
04:45 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Murdoch's Sky takeover blocked by UK competition watchdog
Rupert Murdoch has been blocked by the UK's competition watchdog from completing a full buyout of Sky. The media tycoon, which already owns 21st Century Fox and a range of newspapers including Th...
04:00 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Acer's Spin 11 hybrid Chromebook supports Android apps
You can add Acer's new Spin 11 to the list of Chromebooks to choose from if you're looking for one that can run Android apps. It's a laptop-tablet hybrid/convertible with flexible joint...
03:29 am -05 - Tue, January 23, 2018
Engadget Facebook 'Flicks' last slightly longer than a nanosecond
Facebook has just launched something new, and it's not a product you'll be able to buy or a feature we'll all be able to enjoy. It's a unit of time called "Flicks," which...
11:56 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Lenovo's tough, hybrid Chromebooks are built for education
Lenovo has launched a handful of new laptops designed for classrooms, including three new Chromebooks. The new devices were designed to be tough enough to survive students' rough handling and hav...
11:32 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Google's Hangouts Meet video calls are now available on tablets
Google has extended support for video calling on Hangouts Meet, its enterprise version of the chat service, to iOS and Android tablets. This comes almost a year since the company split Hangouts betwee...
09:49 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget 'Sonic' designer Yuji Naka joins Square Enix
Here's a game industry move you probably weren't expecting: Sonic the Hedgehog co-designer Yuji Naka has joined Square Enix. He'll continue to pursue game development, but he isn't...
08:02 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Google hires former Xbox, PlayStation exec Phil Harrison
Phil Harrison followed up almost two decades as an executive for both Sony and Microsoft as an investor in computer and video game companies. But he's moving back to the tech world with a new rol...
07:36 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget The first 512GB microSD card arrives in February
It didn't take long for someone to topple 2017's microSD storage record. The UK's Integral Memory has unveiled what it says it the first shipping 512GB microSD card. So long as your d...
06:53 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Android Oreo now shows WiFi network speeds before you connect
Ever hop on a WiFi hotspot to save mobile data or boost speed, only to find out that it's so slow that you might as well have stayed on cellular access? If you're using Android 8.1 Oreo, th...
06:24 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Netflix to spotlight up-and-coming comedians with 15-minute specials
Netflix has been streaming comedy specials for a while now. Seinfeld got his first show on the streaming platform last September and released a couple more events starring Patton Oswalt and Dave Chapp...
05:47 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Google is building an AI research team in France
Google announced today that it's expanding its AI research efforts, setting up a new research team in France that will work with the country's AI research community on issues ranging from he...
05:16 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget AltspaceVR co-founder joins Facebook's social VR team
Facebook announced today that Eric Romo, the former CEO and co-founder of AltSpaceVR, is joining its social VR team as Product Director. He'll be helping with Facebook's nascent but thriving...
04:54 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Netflix's Juventus FC documentary premieres February 16th
You won't have to wait much longer to see how Netflix handles a soccer (aka football) documentary. The service is premiering the first three episodes of its Juventus FC docuseries, First Team: J...
04:29 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Netflix added 8.3 million customers in Q4, its biggest growth ever
While Netflix is facing more competition than ever, its growth isn't slowing. The company just announced its four quarter earnings results, and revealed that worldwide it added 8.3 million custom...
03:58 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget AI-powered robot finds common soap ingredient may combat malaria
Around half of the world's population is at risk of contracting malaria and it causes around half a million deaths each year. However, the parasites that cause malaria are becoming more resistant...
03:37 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Rupert Murdoch wants Facebook to pay 'trusted' publishers for content
Facebook has plans to tweak its News Feed to include more posts from friends and family and less from news publishers in an attempt to fix some of the platform's problems. Now news magnate Rupert...
03:27 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Montana is the first state to enact its own net neutrality rules
Most of the states fighting the FCC's net neutrality repeal are counting on lawsuits or legislative measures that could take years to process, but Montana Governor Steve Bullock isn't willin...
03:16 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Hackers are stealing millions in cryptocurrency during ICOs
A new report from Ernst &amp; Young details just how big of a problem security is when it comes to cryptocurrencies. Researchers collected data on 372 initial coin offerings (ICOs) that took place...
02:55 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Google's $20 million Lunar Xprize will end without a winner
The Lunar Xprize is about to come to an anticlimactic end after more than a decade. Google has confirmed to CNBC that it doesn't plan to extend the $20 million competition past its March 31st de...
02:34 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Apple Music now offers artists detailed streaming and download info
As a musician, knowing how your songs are performing on streaming platforms is important. Spotify brought real-time stats and demographic information to a dedicated app for artists this past October, ...
02:12 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Waymo starts testing its autonomous cars in Atlanta
Waymo started offering free autonomous rides in Phoenix last April as a way to promote its self-driving cars. The Alphabet-owned company has been trying to ramp up its own ride-sharing service to comp...
01:58 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget This is what the Xbox Watch could have looked like
Microsoft has a tumultuous relationship with smartwatches. Its bulky wrist-mounted wearable, the Band and Band 2, saw limited success at retail but couldn't compete with sales of the Fitbit or th...
01:43 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Intel tells customers to stop using its faulty Spectre patch
Intel has another Spectre patch in the works, after users reported that its last fix led to random rebooting issues. Consequently, the company is now recommending that its customers stop deploying tha...
01:25 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Uber security flaw compromised two-factor authentication
Two-factor authentication only works if it's strictly enforced in software, and it sounds like Uber might have fallen short of that goal for a while. In a chat with ZDNet, security researcher Kar...
01:07 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Kim Dotcom sues the New Zealand government for $6.8 billion
Kim Dotcom, the founder of file-sharing site MegaUpload, is suing the New Zealand government for $6.8 billion dollars. According to the legal documents provided by the BBC, the claim covers the destru...
12:46 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget iTunes snafu made Thor: Ragnarok available almost a month early
When you check out the Thor: Ragnarok page on iTunes, it says pre-orders of digital copies are expected to arrive on February 20th. But as TorrentFreak reports, some people got their hands on the Marv...
12:23 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Hulu and YouTube are off to a solid start with live TV
Hulu and YouTube both launched live TV streaming services last year, and now CNBC has a first look at subscriber numbers for both sites. Hulu is at 450,000 paid subscribers, which doesn't include...
12:06 pm -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget DJI's Mavic Air drone may have improved 4K video
DJI is supposed to be unveiling a new drone on January 23rd, but the cat might already be out of the bag. Kanzhaji has posted photos and details of the Mavic Air, a foldable drone that would reportedl...
11:32 am -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Amazons convenience store of the future makes me nervous
Half a decade in the making, and after a year of intensive testing, Amazon's cashier-free convenience store is opening to the public. Amazon Go, located at the base of the company's Seattle ...
11:16 am -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Facebook explores whether social media is good for democracy
As part of its Hard Questions series, Facebook has decided to explore the question of whether social media is good for democracy. The last US presidential election brought that question to the fore of...
10:34 am -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Uber acquires David Changs delivery-only restaurant
Today, Ando, the popular delivery-only New York restaurant from famed Momofuku chef David Chang, shut down operations, as it's been acquired by UberEATS. The restaurant had been working with Uber...
10:02 am -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Acoustic tractor beams could lead to levitating humans
LG wants levitating speakers in every home, but what about gravity-defying humans? Well, science could well be on its way to making us float too, thanks to a breakthrough in sonic levitation. Engineer...
09:42 am -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget India wants to collect taxes from its cryptocurrency investors
India's income tax department has sent notices to tens of thousands of people dealing in cryptocurrency, after learning that $3.5 billion worth of transactions have been conducted over a 17-month...
09:21 am -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget SpaceXs Falcon Heavy cant launch during a government shutdown
We've been eagerly anticipating the static fire test of SpaceX's largest rocket yet, the Falcon Heavy, for a few weeks. Now, it appears that we'll have to wait a little longer. SpaceX h...
09:00 am -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Microsoft unveils cheap laptops and more tools for education
When it comes to the lucrative education market, Microsoft doesn't want to be left behind -- especially when that Google's Chromebooks are increasingly popular with schools. Microsoft's...
08:31 am -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Nokia will disable the key feature of its priciest scale
Nokia has announced that it will be disabling the headline of feature of its Body Cardio scale in a software update. The scale was sold with the ability to track Pulse Wave Velocity (PWV), essentially...
08:01 am -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget MilliDelta robot surgeon is the size of a one cent coin
Another tiny robot is gearing up to join the ranks of microsurgeons, but this one is small enough to fit in your coin purse. Inspired by pop-up books and origami, the milliDelta bot measures mere mill...
07:02 am -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget 3D printers could let you produce your own drugs
You might imagine that drug production only happens at gigantic pharma corporations with millions of dollars worth of equipment. However, researchers at the University of Glasgow have unveiled a new p...
06:40 am -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget FilmStruck's alternative streaming service is coming to the UK
A movie streaming service backed by Warner Bros. and Turner is launching in the UK in the "coming weeks," the pair have announced. FilmStruck has been lighting up screens in the US since lat...
06:01 am -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Nike's PlayStation sneakers and Amazon Go
Hey, good morning!Welcome back to the week. Playboy demonstrates once again that it doesn't understand the internet, Nike and PlayStation come together in a sneaker and Amazon's checkout-fre...
04:20 am -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Apple may be close to launching its HomePod speaker
Apple's HomePod has been sitting in limbo for the better part of a year, but a few new clues suggest that it's on the cusp of launching -- and hint at what it can do. To begin with, the Hom...
02:04 am -05 - Mon, January 22, 2018
Engadget Sphero cuts jobs and refocuses on education
Sphero was supposed to have a banner holiday with a slew of toys themed around Star Wars, Cars 3 and Spider-Man on top of its own self-branded creations. However, things turned out very differently. T...
11:58 pm -05 - Sun, January 21, 2018
Engadget Rocket Lab reaches orbit for the first time
Rocket Lab has reached orbit for the first time, even though it's only the private space company's second flight. Even more impressive? The test mission, dubbed "Still Testing," ha...
10:44 pm -05 - Sun, January 21, 2018
Engadget Netflix's 'The Crown' earns the lone streaming win at the SAG Awards
With each new awards season, more streaming series and movies make their way to the list of nominees. In fact, one category at tonight's 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, Female Actor in a ...
09:29 pm -05 - Sun, January 21, 2018
Engadget Mo'Nique accuses Netflix of gender and race pay gaps
Pay gaps in the entertainment industry might not be limited to conventional productions. Actress and comedienne Mo'Nique has called for a boycott against Netflix after accusing the service of ge...
08:05 pm -05 - Sun, January 21, 2018
Engadget Speedy DNA nanorobot could lead to molecular factories
DNA-based robots promise all kinds of microscopic machinery, but there's a major obstacle: they're slow. Existing designs that use biochemical processes for movement can take hours to shuff...
06:28 pm -05 - Sun, January 21, 2018
Engadget Glasses could prevent motion sickness in self-driving cars
Never mind festooning a self-driving car in lights and other devices to fend off motion sickness -- you might just have to slip on some eyewear. University of Michigan researchers have patented a sys...
05:03 pm -05 - Sun, January 21, 2018
Engadget US coal industry saw little growth in 2017 despite White House push
The Trump administration has been eager to prop up the US coal industry despite evidence that it's in a steep decline. But did it have much of an effect? Not really. Reuters has obtained preli...
03:31 pm -05 - Sun, January 21, 2018
Engadget Playboy sues Boing Boing over a web link
Playboy has filed a lawsuit against Boing Boing, accusing the offbeat news blog of copyright infringement for linking to an Imgur gallery and a YouTube video that showed every Playmate centerfold. Boi...
02:02 pm -05 - Sun, January 21, 2018
Engadget Facebook hires TV network CEO to land worldwide sports deals
It's clearer than ever that Facebook wants to become a leader in live sports streaming. Variety and the Guardian have learned that Facebook has hired Peter Hutton, the CEO of Discovery-owned TV ...
12:32 pm -05 - Sun, January 21, 2018
Engadget Amazon's checkout-free store opens to the public January 22nd
Amazon's bid to automate the convenience store is finally ready for the public. The company has confirmed that the Amazon Go store attached to its new Seattle headquarters will be open to non-em...
11:00 am -05 - Sun, January 21, 2018
Engadget After Math: First!
It was a week of firsts for the tech industry. Facebook finally got around to adding its first African American board member (because it's not like it's already 2018 or anything), a lifeguar...
09:31 am -05 - Sun, January 21, 2018
Engadget Google's Gboard debuts a quick way to create reaction GIFs
Google's Gboard for iOS is lagging a bit behind its Android counterpart, but a new update for iPhone users comes with a game changer. As The Verge has noticed, its dedicated GIF-maker button is n...
08:00 am -05 - Sun, January 21, 2018
Engadget Ben Heck's mini pinball game:Designing the case
With the electronics, mechanisms and simulations done, the miniature pinball game is starting to come together. Now it needs a great case. Remember, not every design element needs to be done on the co...
03:12 am -05 - Sun, January 21, 2018
Engadget Verizon's lower-cost unlimited plan now works in Canada and Mexico
Verizon's latest unlimited plans may have some undesirable... limits, but at least you won't have to pay for the more expensive plan the next time you're on a North American vacation. A...
11:04 pm -05 - Sat, January 20, 2018
Engadget 'Overwatch' pro player suspended for homophobic slur
The Overwatch League's honeymoon is over. Dallas Fuel player Felix "xQc" Lengyel has been suspended by both the League and Fuel after hurling a homophobic insult at the Houston Outlaws...
09:32 pm -05 - Sat, January 20, 2018
Engadget Twitter may lose the exec driving its live video strategy
Twitter's big bet on live video might be running into trouble. Wall Street Journal sources have claimed that COO Anthony Noto, the exec that has been driving Twitter's live video push, is i...
08:03 pm -05 - Sat, January 20, 2018
Engadget Google Play banner hints at dedicated audiobook section
Google Play might be close to launching a section dedicated to selling audiobooks. 9to5Google has spotted a banner displayed in the Books section of the app market announcing its arrival. It was even ...
06:29 pm -05 - Sat, January 20, 2018
Engadget Audi smart home battery grid creates a 'virtual power plant'
Audi isn't going to let rival automakers like BMW and Tesla corner the market on home batteries. The German badge is testing a Smart Energy Network where solar-powered batteries not only help yo...
05:02 pm -05 - Sat, January 20, 2018
Engadget BMW to switch Apple CarPlay to subscription service
Apple CarPlay is being offered in more and more vehicles, often as standard equipment. BMW, though, charges for it. BMW currently offers CarPlay as a $300 option on cars equipped with navigation. This...
03:30 pm -05 - Sat, January 20, 2018
Engadget Nikes PlayStation PG2s are like a DualShock for your feet
Nike has never been afraid to use different technologies to experiment with its sneakers. After all, this is the company that brought you the Mag and HyperAdapt, two shoes powered by auto-lacing mecha...
01:31 pm -05 - Sat, January 20, 2018
Engadget 'Destiny 2' has another problem with diminishing rewards
Bungie previously promised to both tackle complaints about diminishing rewards in Destiny 2 and to be more transparent going forward, but it's apparent the studio still has some work to do. Play...
12:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 20, 2018
Engadget Recommended Reading: Please bring back 'NBA Jam'
How the silver anniversary of 'NBA Jam' could resurrect the franchiseLaw Murray,ESPNWill the iconic basketball game NBA Jam be revived for its 25th anniversary? EA already rebooted the franc...
11:00 am -05 - Sat, January 20, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's the weekend already? You might have a strange email from Twitter in your inbox, and if you've shopped with OnePlus lately then it might be time to c...
10:30 am -05 - Sat, January 20, 2018
Engadget What we're buying: Dyson's Supersonic hair dryer
This month, Associate Editor Swapna Krishna is singing the praises of Dyson's advanced but pricey hair dryer. Compared with her old model, it's like night and day....
07:34 am -05 - Sat, January 20, 2018
Engadget Radinn's second-gen electric wakeboard is faster and cheaper
Nearly three years after we first saw Radinn's prototype electric wakeboard, the Swedish outfit is back with a redesigned version. The G2X will be on display at the Boot D&uuml;sseldorf show ...
04:58 am -05 - Sat, January 20, 2018
Engadget Trump signs bill extending NSA's warrantless surveillance
On Friday afternoon, just hours before Congress failed to avert a government shutdown, the President signed into law the "FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017." The bill passed the Ho...
11:47 pm -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Disney hires former Apple, Samsung exec for its streaming service
As Disney prepares for its streaming service that's launching next year, Variety reports it has snagged an executive to run operations. Kevin Swint (LinkedIn) worked at Apple for five years, even...
10:03 pm -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget New Nova miniseries will explore puzzling science mysteries
The Boston public access station WGBH has partnered with PBS for another short series in its long-running Nova family of programs. Nova Wonder will follow three researchers exploring big scientific my...
08:13 pm -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Aereo-like NYC nonprofit Locast streams local TV for free
A nonprofit is bringing local broadcast television to the online masses for free, but who knows how long that will last. The organization, Sports Fans Coalition, launched the streaming site Locast.org...
06:50 pm -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Skullgirls relaunches on mobile as developer ditches publisher
Stylized fighting game Skullgirls came out for mobile in May of last year. It was developed by Autumn Games and initially published by Line. Now, the developer has decided to part ways with the publis...
05:57 pm -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Twitter is notifying anyone who followed a Russian spam account
Last week, Twitter missed the deadline Congress set to turn over information on Russia-backed meddling in the 2016 election. Today, the social media company posted a public update on their internal in...
04:50 pm -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Logan Paul forced YouTube to admit humans are better than algorithms
YouTube is no stranger to controversy. Many of its top stars have been in hot water recently: From PewDiePie making racists remarks, to a "family" channel with abusive kid pranks, the compan...
04:25 pm -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget TaylorMade's new putter can analyze your golf stroke
Blast Motion is known for making sports sensors aimed at improving your golf, baseball or softball performance and now they've teamed up with TaylorMade on a putter that can analyze your putting ...
04:04 pm -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Facebook's next news feed tweak: ranking 'trusted' sources
Last week Mark Zuckerberg kicked off his year of making sure your time on Facebook is "well spent" by announcing that feeds will refocus on items shared by friends, instead of news. Today th...
04:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Oculus shows how much VR has evolved at Sundance
Two years into the rise of modern virtual reality, following the launch of the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR, the medium might seem seem as if it's losing a bit of its luster. Headsets...
04:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Zikr brings transcendental Sufi dancing to VR
Director Gabo Arora has spent the last few years promoting virtual reality as the ideal medium for evoking empathy. He spearheaded the UN's VR app, which featured two of his films, Clouds Over Si...
03:39 pm -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget This chat app only works when your phone battery is low
We spend a lot of time trying to eke out a few more minutes from our smart phones. Apple is offering cheap battery replacements and apologizing for iPhone slowdowns, while Android may update to show y...
03:21 pm -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Netflix orders a weekly show hosted by Joel McHale
Netflix has snagged several former show hosts to head their own programs, from Chelsea Handler to David Letterman. Next on the list is Joel McHale, who notably starred in the priceless sitcom Communit...
03:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Facebook's fake war on fake news
It's hard watching Facebook struggle. Like how for the past two years it's alternated between looking like it's doing something about fake news, and actually doing something about fake ...
02:39 pm -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Def Leppard albums you might actually listen to are now streaming
The list of streaming holdouts just got shorter. British rock outfit Def Leppard has made its catalog of older albums available on streaming services for the first time. Until now, only the band'...
02:08 pm -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Duncan Jones' sci-fi movie 'Mute' debuts on Netflix February 23rd
Duncan Jones' next movie won't be coming to theaters -- it's going straight to streaming. The Moon and Warcraft director has revealed that his long-in-the-making sci-fi film noire, Mute...
01:47 pm -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Amazon adds voice control to its Alexa app for Android
Amazon added voice commands to its Music and Shopping apps a while back, but if you wanted to use your phone as an Echo-style speaker, you were out of luck. Now, though, an Alexa app update adds suppo...
01:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Lockheed's 'Son of Blackbird' spy plane might already be here
The Lockheed Martin SR-71 Blackbird is one of the most recognizable aircraft designs in history. Few other planes have captured the public's attention and imagination in quite the same way as the...
01:08 pm -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Survival game We Happy Few is delayed until summer
We've been excited about We Happy Few, the paranoia-fueled horror survival game set in a small English town, for awhile now. But it looks like we're going to have to wait a bit longer to pla...
12:44 pm -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget MoviePass will invest in films to have a stake in their success
MoviePass' pseudo-unlimited subscription theater service is increasingly popular, but that doesn't mean it's profitable -- it currently has to subsidize tickets, which isn't exactl...
12:23 pm -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget ISS astronauts will complete Challenger teachers science lessons
On January 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded during liftoff. Onboard were seven astronauts, one of which was teacher Christa McAuliffe. She was selected from over 11,000 applicants for t...
12:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget The best digital piano for students
By John HigginsThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate c...
11:46 am -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget EU says social media is getting better at blocking hate speech
In 2016, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and YouTube signed on to a European Union code of conduct, agreeing to review all reports of hate speech on their platforms within 24 hours and taking down flagge...
11:22 am -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget US regulators charge three bitcoin operators with fraud
Today the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced that it has filed a federal civil enforcement action against three virtual currency operators. The details of one case remain sealed, but th...
11:01 am -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Fitbit Ionic is a great smartwatch for this new dad
Half a year back, my daughter suddenly stopped sleeping through the night, meaning that my wife and I stopped sleeping as well. No fancy bedroom gadget, or anything else, has alleviated the terrible f...
10:30 am -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget OnePlus says up to 40,000 customers affected in credit card breach
After learning that fraudulent charges were appearing on its customers' credit cards, smartphone maker OnePlus disabled support for credit card payments and launched an on-going investigation. Th...
10:19 am -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget David Changs Netflix series Ugly Delicious debuts February 23rd
David Chang, the chef and restaurateur behind the ever-growing Momofuku family of restaurants, has a new show in the works -- a Netflix series called Ugly Delicious. In the series, he'll travel t...
09:46 am -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Apple brings its redesigned App Store to the web
If you thought Apple's iOS 11 App Store redesign was overdue, the tech giant is now finally getting round to updating its web interface. The overhaul borrows from the iOS 11 revamp, offering a cl...
09:25 am -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Amazon Prime monthly subscriptions now cost $2 more
Amazon has offered a monthly Prime subscription for a good long time now, but today it's unfortunately getting a bit more expensive. As of today, the price for a monthly Prime subscription is goi...
09:21 am -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Google releases fix for Chromecast WiFi bug
Google has started rolling out a patch that will prevent Cast-enabled devices from killing your WiFi connection. Multiple complaints reported over the past few weeks revealed that Android devices'...
09:02 am -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget 'Feel' your drone with MotionPilot's haptic joystick
Flying a drone isn't as easy as it looks, as any beginner who has ever purchased one of the pricey things and then immediately crashed it can attest. A startup called MotionPilot wants to help be...
08:33 am -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Nintendo Labo kits are available to pre-order
On the heels of the Nintendo Labo unveiling, the DIY cardboard accessories and associated software for the Switch are now available to pre-order on Amazon. You can grab three (overpriced) sets, two of...
08:01 am -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget WhatsApp builds a customer service app for businesses
WhatsApp's push to get more businesses to use its platform, so it can finally rake in cash from its 1.3 billion users, now includes a full-fledged business app. It's appropriately dubbed Wha...
07:02 am -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Facebook is testing the ability to create Stories on PC
Unlike its Instagram counterpart, Facebook Stories hasn't been doing as well. The social network even launched Instagram-to-Facebook crossposting and merged it with one of its other Snapchat clon...
06:00 am -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Friday, January 19th 2018
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Drone rescues, our warming planet and a $48,000 camera were part of yesterday's news highlights, but the big question of the day is whether or not a $70 cardb...
04:31 am -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Microsoft adds real-time collaboration to Office 2016 for Mac
Microsoft's latest update for Office 2016 on Mac adds features that make it a much better tool for collaborative projects. (Or worse, depending on how you prefer attacking group work.) It gives y...
03:03 am -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget Airbnb cuts half of San Francisco listings as new laws kick in
San Francisco's strict short-term home rental laws just kicked in on Wednesday, and are already having a big effect on SF-based Airbnb. Listing plunged from over 10,000 to around 5,500, dropping ...
01:39 am -05 - Fri, January 19, 2018
Engadget GoPro's Fusion camera is ready to work with a few Android phones
GoPro's ability to nail the experience with its 360-degree Fusion camera will rely on its marriage of hardware and software capabilities, and now the latter is getting a boost. An update to the c...
10:06 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Intel's new cameras add human-like 3D vision to any machine
Intel has released two ready-to-use RealSense depth cameras, the D415 and the D435, that can add 3D capabilities to any device or machine. They both come in a USB-powered form factor and are capable o...
08:34 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Second Tomb Raider trailer adds welcome backstory to all the action
Our first look at the upcoming Tomb Raider reboot was tonally all over the place, mixing the earlier Angelina Jolie films' goofy action with the more serious emotional heft of the critically-accl...
07:26 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget 'Battlefield 1' DLC adds aerial-only battles and more next month
DICE and EA have shared much more of what Battlefield 1's new "Apocalypse" DLC entails, and it's good news if you prefer to be a fighter ace than fight in the trenches. The expansi...
06:44 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget FCC admits mobile internet is a poor broadband replacement
As dictated by Section 706 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, the FCC released its annual draft 2018 Broadband Deployment Report on Wednesday. In it, the commission made a surprising concession: t...
06:34 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Facebook taps Jada Pinkett Smith for new talk show series
Facebook has been pushing into original television for a little while now. It launched the Watch section as a platform for TV shows last year, and has since teamed up with the creators of True Blood f...
05:59 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Snap announces more layoffs amid content struggles
Snap has just laid off 22 employees, a sign that the company is continuing to struggle with slow user growth. The staff cuts affected teams across the company, but the content team was particularly ha...
05:39 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Facebook and YouTube are removing 'Tide Pod Challenge' videos
In the year 2018, nobody expected human society would need an intervention to stop people from eating (drinking?) laundry detergent. And yet, actual thinking people are recording themselves consuming ...
05:18 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget NASA tests small nuclear reactor that could power a habitat on Mars
Everyone from Elon Musk to Donald Trump wants to send a manned mission to Mars in the not too distant future, but there are quite a few problems that need to be solved before we can achieve that goal....
05:01 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: It's a good day for fitness and outdoors gear
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that...
04:30 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Oculus Start aims to lessen the burden on aspiring VR developers
Virtual reality is still a relatively new format, and as such there's a huge need for compelling content to drive adoption. As such, Oculus today is announcing its new developer-focused program c...
04:13 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Lebanese hackers stole a ton of data then left it on an open server
The Electronic Frontier Foundation and mobile security company Lookout released a report today detailing a major hacking campaign -- dubbed Dark Caracal -- that's believed to have originated from...
03:52 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Microsoft AI can draw objects based on detailed text descriptions
Google may have taught an AI how to doodle, but drawing something more complex is tough for a computer. Imagine asking a computer to draw a "yellow bird with black wings and a short beak;" i...
03:31 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Oculus Story Studio alum return with a new cinematic VR company
Last year, Oculus shut down its award-winning Story Studio, which was dedicated to creating bold new cinematic VR experiences. Rather than drifting apart, though, members of the team stuck together, a...
03:10 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Xfinity Mobile now works with your unlocked iPhone
Until now, Comcast's Xfinity Mobile service has meant buying one of its locked devices. But what if you already have a phone and want to switch? You now have that choice... if you're firml...
02:42 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget 'Science Fair' shows the challenges teens face in Intel's competition
Intel's science fairs are pressure cookers: imagine pitting some of the world's brightest students against each other while they're already grappling with teenage anxiety. And now, ther...
02:21 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget First human CRISPR study in the US could begin soon
In mid-2016, A federal panel had greenlit the University of Pennsylvania to pursue the first trials using CRISPR gene-editing in the US. It seems the institution has quietly gotten the ball rolling an...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Senate votes to extend NSAs warrantless surveillance program
Last week, the US House of Representatives voted to renew Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, a law that lets the National Security Agency monitor communications of non-US citize...
01:47 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Korg finally has a mixer to link up those tiny Volca synths
Korg has been producing a ton of little synths in its Volca series over the last several years. Announced back in 2013, the initial Volca Beat, Bass and Keys started a run that eventually included an ...
01:30 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Nintendo Labo: Overpriced or innovative?
Weird Nintendo is often the best Nintendo, or so it is said. After all, two of its biggest successes (the Wii and the Switch) are far from ordinary consoles. Now, with a year of huge Switch sales behi...
01:18 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget 'Counter-Strike' tournaments will now stream exclusively on Facebook
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Pro League has got a new home. Starting February 13th, the beginning of its seventh season, it'll be streamed exclusively on Facebook, along with the ESL One Dota...
12:44 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Spotify's revamped podcasts will include more photos and video
Spotify announced today that it's launching a new multimedia format called Spotlight that will pair visual elements like photos and videos with podcasts, audiobooks and other audio content. It�...
12:43 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Apple will fix the 'chaiOS' text message bug next week
Yesterday, we wrote about the chaiOS bug, which is a specific link that can cause iMessage on iOS and Macs to crash. Today, Apple let us know that a fix is on the way. The chaiOS bug will be patched i...
12:30 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Facebook adds its first African American board member
Today, Facebook announced that the Chairman and CEO of American Express, Kenneth I. Chenault, has joined the company's Board of Directors. It will be effective starting February 5th. It's no...
12:16 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Facebook Messenger bug caused the app to freeze on some iPhones (updated)
Just a few days after Facebook announced that its 2018 goal was to make Messenger less clunky, now there's an iPhone bug that makes the app almost unusable for some people. The app apparently fre...
12:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Twitch's new tools help streamers hype pre-recorded videos
Twitch has introduced a set of tools called Video Producer to help streamers "maximize excitement and engagement" around their pre-recorded uploads. Sometime today, broadcasters will be able...
11:44 am -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget NASA: 2017 was Earths second-warmest year since 1880
After careful analysis, NASA has declared that 2017 was the second-warmest year since the end of the 19th century. In a separate study using different analytical methods, National Oceanic and Atmosphe...
11:38 am -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Essential is working to fix its sluggish touchscreens
The Essential Phone launched last August, but five months later, there are still some issues with the phone that remain unfixed. One of those is the lagging touch latency. If you have a PH-1, though, ...
11:16 am -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Instagram DMs now show when you were last active
Less than 24 hours since we learned of Instagram's new text fonts for Stories, the Facebook-owned app has added another feature. But this one may not be to everyone's liking. Taking inspirat...
11:01 am -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Peugeot embraces electric cars in bid to return to US market
Carmaker Peugeot has announced a raft of ambitious plans that will see it re-enter the US market and offer an all-electric fleet by 2025. Speaking at the Automotive News World Congress, Peugeot chief ...
10:27 am -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget YouTuber wins damages in landmark UK revenge porn case
YouTuber Chrissy Chambers has won damages in a landmark legal case against a former partner who posted revenge porn online. The vlogger was dating a British male &mdash; who remains anonymous as p...
09:50 am -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Amazon picks 20 finalist cities for its next major HQ
After poring through 238 applications in the US, Canada and Mexico, Amazon has narrowed the list of cities for its next major headquarters to 20 candidates. Most of the centers picked by the Seattle-b...
09:47 am -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget China uses facial recognition to monitor ethnic minorities
China is adding facial recognition to its overarching surveillance systems in Xinjiang, a Muslim-dominated region in the country's far west that critics claim is under abusive security controls. ...
09:25 am -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Lifeguard drone completes world-first ocean rescue
Australia's 'Little Ripper' drone has saved a pair of swimmers caught in rough seas in what's thought to be a world-first rescue operation. Lifeguards were busy testing the UAV off...
09:03 am -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Wikipedia explains how those late-night reading binges happen
Everybody's prone to falling down a Wikipedia rabbit hole, clicking link after link until it's been hours since you've started our journey. Now the foundation has begun releasing monthl...
08:32 am -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Samsung starts producing GDDR6 RAM for next-gen graphics cards
You can start getting pumped about the next generation of graphics cards, as Samsung has announced that it's building the first-ever 16-gigabit GDDR6 chips using its 10-nanometer class technology...
08:08 am -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Hasselblad's crazy 400-megapixel camera does have a purpose
If you judge cameras by megapixels and dollar signs, then Hasselblad just introduced the ultimate model. The H6D-400c can shoot 400-megapixel photos and will cost you $48,000, the price of a well-equi...
07:02 am -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Horis Onyx is a wireless alternative to the PS4 DualShock
We've had a slew of third-party, Sony-approved PS4 controllers over the years, including the pint-sized Mini Wired Gamepad and the pro-focused Razer Raiju. While welcome, they've all been mi...
06:00 am -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Thursday, January 18th 2018
The next big Nintendo gaming accessory? Cardboard. The games maker unveiled Labo, a DIY add-on system for kids to fold and stick together peripherals from cardboard -- proving once again that Nintendo...
05:05 am -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Amazon will focus on 'bigger' movies to lure people to Prime
Having made its name buying smaller, niche independent projects to build its TV and movie division into a multi-award-winning studio, Amazon plans ramp things up a little moving forward, Reuters repor...
02:50 am -05 - Thu, January 18, 2018
Engadget Intel admits Spectre patch problems also affect newer Core chips
Intel has revealed that even its newer CPUs are affected by the frequent reboot problems brought about by the Spectre/Meltdown patches. The chipmaker previously said that the reboot issue affects syst...
10:48 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Redbox says Disney lawsuit is a baseless attempt to stamp out rivals
Last month, Disney filed a lawsuit against Redbox claiming that the rental company was violating Disney's copyrights. Redbox buys the Disney discs it rents at retail and when those discs come wit...
10:34 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Apple CEO: iPhone owners will be able to disable 'power management'
About a month ago, Apple explained that slower performance of older iPhones is intentional, implemented as a "power management" plan through an iOS update. While it was ostensibly intended t...
08:44 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Fitbit's Xbox coaching app helps you work out between games
If you're a gamer, you know it can be difficult to tear yourself away from the screen to get in some exercise. Fitbit, however, doesn't think you have to. It's trotting out an Xbox On...
07:27 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Amazon Echo goes on sale in Australia and New Zealand next month
At the tail end of 2017, Amazon announced that both its unlimited music service and Echo speaker would head to 28 more countries. This packaged expansion seems to be their theme in 2018, as the compan...
06:45 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Microsoft taps 'Minecraft' leader to run its game studios
Now that Phil Spencer is managing Microsoft's broader game platform strategy, who's going to fill his shoes? Now we know: Microsoft has appointed Matt Booty, the overseer of the company...
06:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Autoblog's 2018 Detroit Auto Show roundup
By Jeremy KorzeniewskiYes, the 2018 Detroit Auto Show is a showcase for the latest and greatest American pickup trucks, like the 2019 Ford Ranger, 2019 Ram 1500, and 2019 Chevy Silverado. But that doe...
05:37 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Google will consider load times in mobile search rankings
Google is always optimizing search, but has given mobile more prominence lately, including axing its long-running Instant Search feature last July to unify searching on desktop and device. Their lates...
05:19 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Nintendo unveils Labo, DIY cardboard add-ons for the Switch
If you thought Minecraft was the best thing for kids on the Switch, get ready for Nintendo to (once again) blow your mind. Behold Labo, a set of DIY tools built on cardboard sheets that turns the cons...
05:19 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Google may be bringing its handy Smart Replies to Gboard
Smart Replies may be cold and impersonal, but they've been handy if you've just wanted to acknowledge a work message or answer a simple question. And soon, you might not even have to open th...
05:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget The most eye-catching cars and tech from NAIAS 2018 in Detroit
The North American International Auto Show's press and industry preview week is winding down, but the show is far from over. Next week the NAIAS opens to the public and if can't make it to t...
04:40 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget DoorDash's delivery drivers will take restaurant leftovers to food banks
DoorDash announced a new project today aimed at reducing the amount of food thrown out by restaurants each year. A 2016 report released by the Food Waste Reduction Alliance found that restaurants that...
04:21 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Ubisoft inadvertently releases 'Assassin's Creed' DLC a week early
Ubisoft has a history of premature software releases, but here's one you might not mind. The developer has confirmed that it inadvertently released its Assassin's Creed Origins add-on The Hi...
04:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Huawei and its peers won't win over the US without trust
Standing in front of a slide simply titled "Something I want to share," the CEO of Huawei's consumer product division is about to break tradition. Richard Yu is going to directly addres...
03:36 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Yahoo Sports teams with NBA on live games, AR and more
Verizon isn't just obsessed with football. The carrier has unveiled an expanded partnership with the NBA that will make basketball games and related content available across Yahoo and "other...
03:07 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Instagram is testing a text-based 'Type' feature for Stories
Instagram keeps updating its Stories feature lately with new additions to keep things interesting. The company recently added polls, a way to surface past Stories and has been experimenting with cross...
02:48 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Apple lands Kristen Wiig comedy series produced by Reese Witherspoon
Apple has now landed its fifth scripted TV series and its third produced by Reese Witherspoon's company Hello Sunshine, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The latest addition is a comedy starrin...
02:23 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Facebook reopens investigation to see if Russia influenced Brexit
This past December, Facebook investigated whether Russia had used the social network to influence the EU Referendum vote, or Brexit. At the time, the team found little evidence of UK-related activity ...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Apple plans to add 20,000 jobs, new campus in the US
Apple is determined to show that it's investing in the US economy despite its tax moves and foreign manufacturing. The company has announced a slew of investments it claims will pump a total of ...
01:57 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget YouTube snags the rights to Eminem-produced satirical film Bodied
YouTube has acquired the rights to Eminem-produced Bodied, a satirical film that takes place within the Oakland hip-hop scene. It's co-written and directed by Joseph Kahn -- director of 2004'...
01:36 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Google says fix for WiFi bug on Cast devices is coming tomorrow
Just a day after reports of users losing WiFi connections due to Google devices with the "Cast" feature, the company has responded. According to an entry on Google's support page, the c...
01:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Xfinity customers will get a ton of Winter Olympics content next month
The Olympics offer a unique technical challenge for TV broadcasters and cable companies every few years. With the 2018 Winter Olympics just a few weeks away, Comcast has announced its plans to offer a...
01:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Facebook adds livestream features to old videos
Facebook says its Live videos are wildly popular and generate around six times the interaction other videos do. That's why it's testing a new feature that adds the elements responsible for m...
12:38 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget 'chaiOS' bug can cause iMessage to crash with a text message
There's a new bug floating around called "chaiOS" that appears to be a basic GitHub link. However, when you text it to a person via the iMessage app (whether on iOS or MacOS), it will c...
12:19 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget GAO expects delays in SpaceX and Boeing astronaut flight certification
It's no secret that NASA is pretty far behind schedule when it comes to returning to human spaceflight. Currently it's working with two contractors, Boeing and SpaceX, for eventual crewed fl...
12:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Google's Project Fi now offers unlimited data (with a catch)
Google's Project Fi can make sense if you only use a smattering of data and want to save money, but it hasn't been an especially good deal if you consume gigabytes like they're going ou...
11:35 am -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Google tool lets you train AI without writing code
In many ways, the biggest challenge in widening the adoption of AI isn't making it better -- it's making the tech accessible to more companies. You typically need at least some programming t...
11:01 am -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Lyft and Aptiv will partner on self-driving cars beyond CES
This year at CES, ride-hailing app company Lyft partnered with Aptiv, an autonomous tech company, for a pilot program involving self-driving cars. Modified BMWs were available for on-demand rides to u...
10:41 am -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Bitcoin tumbles below $10,000, half of its peak value
Bitcoin has crashed to as low as $9,500, falling below $10,000 for the first time since November and neatly halving its December 19th peak of $19,000, according to Coinbase. It has declined steadily ...
10:23 am -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Amazon renews The Tick for a second season
Amazon decided to take on the quirky superhero spoof The Tick in 2016 despite the fact that the last live-action version of the comic was cancelled before it could complete a single season. But that r...
10:04 am -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget YouTube taps Kevin Durant for more sports-focused video
Kevin Durant's YouTube channel is extremely popular; it's a place his fans can go to learn more about the basketball star through fan Q&amp;As and take a peek inside his workout sessions...
09:30 am -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Twitter faces trademark infringement lawsuit from podcast network
TWiT, aka This Week in Tech, is suing Twitter. The well-known tech netcast says Twitter has broken a number of written and oral agreements and is infringing on its trademark. The two companies started...
09:01 am -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget A new 'Fable' game is reportedly in the works
A brand new Fable game is in the works, or so says a number of sources close to the rumored project. According to Eurogamer, UK developer Playground has been given the job of creating a new, big-budge...
08:32 am -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Google opens an office in China's Silicon Valley
Google's often fractious relationship with China may be softening on the news that the search giant is opening a new office in the country. The company already has two facilities in China, locate...
08:01 am -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Mitsubishi's mirrorless car cameras can spot distant traffic
Mirrorless cars, terrifying as they may sound, as coming. In 2015, the United Nations gave the go ahead for carmakers to replace mirrors with cameras and display systems, so the race is on to design t...
07:07 am -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Siris news bulletin feature goes live in the UK and Australia
Brits can now ask their iThings to give them a brief update on what's happening in the world with the command: "Hey Siri, give me the news." Siri doesn't actually read the news, th...
06:00 am -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Wednesday, January 17th 2018
Welcome to the middle, and we've got more car news from the North American International Auto Show, which kicked off almost immediately after last week's CES. There is no rest. Also: a space...
05:05 am -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's 15-inch Surface Book 2 comes to 17 new countries
Microsoft first launched the Surface Book 2 in November, but so far, both the 13- and 15-inch variants have only been available in the US. That's about to change, however, as the 15-inch model is...
04:25 am -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Londons new electric taxis scuppered by faulty sensor
London's new electric taxis have been delayed. The "TX" cabs developed by LEVC were supposed to arrive in the capital late last year. But there's a problem with the system that tra...
04:10 am -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Lyft opens its ride-booking Concierge service to all businesses
Lyft has finally opened up Concierge to businesses and organizations of all sizes. The program allows members to hail rides for other people, giving companies a way to offer that extra touch of servic...
02:33 am -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Teach valuable STEM skills with electronic papercraft noisemakers
*Hitches up onion belt* Now back in my day, our papercraft activity books just folded up into something pretty. And we liked it that way. But you kids, with your Nintendoodads and Snapcharts, well tha...
01:03 am -05 - Wed, January 17, 2018
Engadget Scribblenauts returns with a party game for consoles
Innovative wordplay-based game Scribblenauts debuted on the Nintendo DS at the end of the last decade, but we haven't heard from the franchise since it headed to mobile for a semi-sequel in 2015....
11:36 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Video offers peek at ultra-wide Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope has been a long time in the making when work on its mirrors started in 2007. It's finally coming together, though. The LSST team has released a brief clip sh...
10:33 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Samsung designed a 2018 Winter Olympics edition Galaxy Note 8
Samsung has unveiled a sweet-looking Galaxy Note 8 you might never get your hands on. The Korean conglomerate has designed a limited edition version of its extra large phone exclusively for 2018 Pyeon...
09:51 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Dallas Mavericks are the latest pro team to accept cryptocurrency
You don't just have to attend Sacramento Kings games if you're itching to spend some digital money on a pro sports event. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has confirmed (both to Bloomberg ...
08:24 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget YouTube implements stricter requirements for partners
YouTube has been under fire for months over inappropriate content masquerading as kid-friendly videos and popular creators acting out of line. Now, Google has introduced stricter requirements for the ...
07:18 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Motorola's 2018 lineup may include an iPhone X lookalike
Someone might have just spoiled Motorola's 2018 in a big way. Droid Life has posted a trio of leaks which, if accurate, hint at some big changes to the Lenovo brand's smartphone lineup. Th...
07:01 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Curve's payment-switching smart card goes live in the UK
Like the thought of switching payment methods for a purchase long after you've left the store? You now have a chance to try it. Curve has launched its smart card in the UK, letting you not only...
06:34 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Facebook teams up with 'True Blood' creators for new series
Facebook's Watch tab won't just be chock-full of sports shows and gaming culture. The social site has ordered 10 episodes of Sacred Lies, an adaptation of the Stephanie Oakes novel The Sacre...
06:06 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Ferrari plans to build an electric supercar after all
Despite Tesla's lead on the electric vehicle market, large automakers spent 2017 announcing they will transition their gas-powered car models to EVs. But other companies selling more elite vehicl...
05:32 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Night in the Woods makes the leap to Nintendo Switch February 1st
Quirky adventure game Night in the Woods is a finalist for three awards in the upcoming Independent Games Festival: the Seumas McNally grand prize, visual art and narrative categories. Now it's c...
04:59 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Nissan: Leaf EV pre-orders are over 13,000
Over the last week or so we've seen some wild concepts from Nissan at CES (IMx) and NAIAS (Xmotion), but as usual, its Leaf EV is quietly a story as well. The revamped electric vehicle is weeks a...
04:35 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget The fight to restore net neutrality is picking up steam
Yesterday, Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer said that Senate Democrats now have a total of 50 votes in favor of restoring net neutrality. Today, the push back against the net neutrality repeal int...
04:27 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Congressman requests Meltdown and Spectre briefing from chip makers
US Representative Jerry McNerney sent a letter to Intel, AMD and ARM today requesting a briefing on the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities and the companies' handling of them. McNerney, a Calif...
04:07 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget FCC chair proposes $500 million push for rural broadband
Bringing broadband internet access to rural areas has been an ongoing, long-term effort, but millions of Americans, including over a third of rural citizens according to 2016 reports, still don't...
03:44 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Amazon makes it easier to find live shows on Fire TV
While most movies and TV shows on Amazon Channels are available on demand, a few of them can be watched live at the same time they're broadcast on traditional TV. If you use a Fire TV stick to wa...
03:21 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Microsoft may be working on a new Xbox Elite controller
Microsoft's Xbox Elite controller is pricey, but arguably the go-to choice for Xbox One owners who want a gamepad that fits their exact needs. And apparently, there's enough demand to merit...
03:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Lamborghinis 650HP Urus is equal parts muscle and infotainment
Lamborghini's Urus is more than just an absurdly overpowered SUV, it's packed with technology both on the entertainment and safety sides too. That means along with its 650 horsepower twin-tu...
02:42 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Comcast brings Jackbox's Party Packs to X1 set-top boxes
Comcast is rolling out some new gaming options for its X1 set-top box users. Multichannel News reports that Jackbox Games has begun to show up on X1 this month with two gaming packages being offered. ...
02:23 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget 'Far Cry 5' limited edition includes new art and vinyl soundtrack
If you get excited by cool vinyl video game soundtracks like we do, you're in luck. Mondo, the company behind the amazing Contra vinyl and that fantastic The Last of Us box set, has just partnere...
02:04 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Apple supplier accused of chemical safety and overtime violations
Apple is still struggling to improve working conditions at its suppliers. Both China Labor Watch and Bloomberg report that Catcher, a key supplier for iPhone and MacBook casings, makes workers endure...
01:42 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Sony adds 'Monster Hunter' and white PS4 Pro options this month
Sony has released two new versions of the PS4 Pro that will be available exclusively at GameStop this month. The consoles are the Limited Edition Monster Hunter PS4 Pro Bundle for $450, available star...
01:22 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget 'NBA Jam' may return for its 25th anniversary
All that's old is new again in the world of gaming. Over the last couple years we've seen both the NES and Super NES receive reboots with their respective Classic editions and that trend cou...
01:01 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget OnePlus halts credit card payments on its site after fraud reports
This weekend, reports began to surface that some people who had made purchases on OnePlus' website were seeing unauthorized transactions pop up on their credit cards. OnePlus released a statement...
12:38 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget BMW buys a parking app in hopes of tackling urban traffic
Automakers increasingly see parking as the next great frontier, and BMW is no exception. It just bought Parkmobile, which it says is the largest mobile parking services provider in North America. Th...
12:19 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Facebook vows to simplify Messenger in 2018
Today, Facebook released an outline of its priorities when it comes to Messenger, and one thing is clear: The organization wants to simplify the service. Over the past few years, the company built man...
12:02 pm -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Levandowski faces fresh accusations of stealing trade secrets
The Waymo v. Uber trial is set to finally get started next month, but Anthony Levandowski, the man who has been accused of taking 14,000 files from Google's self-driving outfit when he left the c...
11:39 am -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget The next weird 3DS game includes a tiny fishing reel
Japan's fondness for games with highly specialized controllers frequently produces wonderfully weird results. If you need proof, you just need to look at Bandai Namco's upcoming Baku Tsuri ...
11:20 am -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Googles cloud is spreading through new undersea cables
Today, Google announced that it will be adding three undersea cables, as well as five new Cloud Platform regions, to its infrastructure in 2018. The Netherlands and Montreal regions will open in Q1 20...
10:59 am -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Uber forcing UK drivers to take breaks in the name of safety
In an effort to stop UK drivers working excessive hours, Uber's going to start forcing them to rest up after pulling a decent shift. A new policy coming into effect next week mandates a driver mu...
10:41 am -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Google Chromecast devices are messing with WiFi connections
If you've been having some issues with your WiFi connection, the culprit could be your Chromecast devices. There have now been multiple reports of users losing WiFi connections when Google device...
10:22 am -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Microsoft is working on 'building-scale' VR for disaster simulations
Scaling up VR to areas larger than your living room is a focus for a number of game developers right now, but Microsoft is working on expanding the size capabilities of the tech for a much more import...
10:03 am -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Facebook's News Feed change may amplify fake news
Facebook has been under fire since it was revealed just how big its "fake news" problem is. It's been taking steps to combat the issue and reestablish users' faith in the service. ...
09:41 am -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Watch the first footage from Kodaks reborn Super 8 film camera
Even if you think that film has had its day, there's no denying it evokes a dreamy nostalgia that digital video can't match. Kodak got a lot of folks, including A-list Hollywood directors, e...
09:19 am -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget US Congress reportedly lobbied AT&T to dump Huawei smartphones
AT&amp;T recently revealed that it wouldn't carry Huawei smartphones, despite rumors that it would be the first US carrier to do so, raising suspicions that politics played a part in its deci...
09:02 am -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Facebook settles out of court in unique revenge porn case
Facebook may have left itself wide open to whole heap of legal headaches after it recently reached an out-of-court settlement in a revenge porn case. Between late 2014 and early 2016, the naked pictur...
08:29 am -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Google denies launching optimized version of Maps for China
Google's presence in China has increased marginally in recent times, but those excited about a rumoured optimized version of Maps for the country will be disappointed to learn the claims are untr...
08:03 am -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Chinese scientists unveil plan to zap space junk with orbital lasers
There have been more than a few proposals for eliminating space junk, such as grabbing it, gobbling it and blasting it from Earth. The latest idea, however, may be the most dramatic... and the most e...
07:00 am -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Facebook's Hugo Barra says standalone headsets are key to social VR
Even though Oculus didn't have an official presence at CES this year, its leader, Hugo Barra, made a surprise appearance at Qualcomm's press conference to make an important announcement: Xia...
06:00 am -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Tuesday, January 16th 2018
Good Tuesday morning to you. The net neutrality battle ain't over, and Google's latest machine learning toy matches your selfie with famous works of art. Get. Ready. To. Be. Offended....
05:08 am -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget TAG Heuer covered its smartwatch in real diamonds
If you like your tech on the bling side, we've got good news for you. Watchmaker TAG Heuer has revamped its 18K white gold Connected Modular 45 smartwatch with no less than 589 baguette-sized dia...
05:05 am -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Amazons Echo Spot bedside speaker clock comes to the UK
Last year was a big year for Alexa. First, Amazon released updated versions of its popular Echo speakers and then brought its smart assistant to screens with the launch of the Echo Show and the Echo S...
04:16 am -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget SiriusXM adds streaming-style features to its in-car radio service
In-car listening has come a long way in the past decade. Where satellite radio used to be one of the few ways to get live digital shows in your car, it's now trivially easy to bring your phone i...
04:00 am -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Open Banking is here to change how you manage your money
After completing a review of the retail banking sector back in the summer of 2016, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) concluded that stagnation had set in. It found that hardly anyone swit...
03:00 am -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Airbnb now gives you the option to pay less up front
Airbnb rentals present affordable, sometimes even unique, alternatives to hotels, but one of the downsides of using the platform is having to pay in full upon booking. Now, the company is finally -- t...
01:31 am -05 - Tue, January 16, 2018
Engadget Danish police charge 1,000 people following Facebook sex video
Facebook is no stranger to notifying police when there's clear evidence of a crime, but its latest action has had consequences on a much larger scale than usual. Danish police have charged 1,004...
11:51 pm -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget Quika promises free satellite internet for developing countries
Facebook's plans for free satellite internet access may have run into some... setbacks, but another company is promising to make that ubiquitous data a practical reality. Quika, a company led by...
10:11 pm -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget Democrats are just one vote shy of restoring net neutrality
Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer now says Democrats in the Senate are a single vote away from restoring net neutrality. According to the senator from New York, they now have a total of 50 votes fo...
10:11 pm -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget Democrats are just one vote shy of restoring net neutrality (Update)
Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer now says Democrats in the Senate are a single vote away from restoring net neutrality. According to the senator from New York, they now have a total of 50 votes fo...
09:03 pm -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget Try 'Battlefield 1' DLC maps and more starting tomorrow
Last year, EA's Battlefield 1 received a ton of new expansions, including "They Shall Not Pass," "In the Name of the Tsar" and "Turning Tides." The new maps and stor...
08:10 pm -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget US continues to blacklist Chinas eBay over counterfeit goods
Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba's counterfeit goods problem refuses to go away. Despite noting improvements on takedown efforts, the Office of the US Trade Representative has again blackliste...
07:08 pm -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget Alibaba and Microsoft AI beat human scores on Stanford reading test
20 years ago, IBM's Deep Blue beat Garry Kasparov in a game of chess and the practice of pitting human against computer continues to this day. Google's AI was the first to beat a Go champion...
06:41 pm -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget Hyundai's new Veloster will make its debut in 'Forza Motorsport 7'
The new Hyundai Veloster just made its debut on the NAIAS 2018 show floor, but the first time we'll be able to drive one is in Forza Motorsport 7. Following a string of cars debuting in videogame...
06:11 pm -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget GAC's En Verge concept packs a digital dash and AR for passengers
Chinese automaker GAC is making waves at the North American International Auto Show. "We want you to give us a chance to challenge ourselves," GAC group president Feng Xingya said from the s...
04:31 pm -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget Chinese booster rocket nearly smashes into a small town
Space agencies prefer to launch near the sea or over empty land when given the choice, and China just got a reminder as to why. A booster from a Long March 3B rocket dropped and exploded near the sma...
03:37 pm -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget BlackBerry's 'Jarvis' finds security flaws in connected cars
As cars become more reliant on software, it's critical for automakers to make sure their code is as secure as possible. It's somewhat surprising, though, for a company like BlackBerry to com...
03:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget Algorithms transform Chicago scenes into trippy lobby art
Office lobbies are prime spots for corporations to make statements about their values and taste, yet "lobby art" is usually a shorthand way of saying "insipid crap." However, an ar...
02:31 pm -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget US will reveal revised autonomous car guidelines this summer
We'll see the latest revised set of guidelines for autonomous vehicles this summer, US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has revealed at the annual Detroit auto show. According to Chao, her ag...
01:37 pm -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget Toyota caves to pressure and adds CarPlay to new models
Many car manufacturers have joined the modern era by adopting Android Auto, Apple CarPlay or both, but not Toyota. It insisted on going its own way, and that has usually meant skipping its cars entire...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget Make-up brand taps AR to help you find the perfect brow shape
Benefit Cosmetics is throwing people all over the world a high-tech lifeline before they drown in desperation over failing to find the right brows for their face shape. The make-up company has teamed ...
12:15 pm -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget Contraceptive app under fire for causing unwanted pregnancies
A contraceptive app used by more than 500,000 women has come under fire after reportedly causing 37 unwanted pregnancies. Stockholm's S&ouml;dersjukhuset hospital has now reported the Natural...
11:31 am -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget Nissan's Xmotion concept swaps key fobs for fingerprints
Infiniti's eye toward the future has manifested itself with the Xmotion (pronounced "Crossmotion;" it's a crossover SUV). The suicide-door clad ride boasts hand and eye motion and ...
11:20 am -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget Acura puts its 'True Touchpad' Android UI in the 2019 RDX
In 2016 Acura showed off its "Precision Cockpit" concept that included a touchpad with 1:1 mapping to a central display. It's supposed to improve on both touchscreens, which can require...
11:00 am -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget The totally normal, completely unsurprising lack of women at CES
There's a spot on the corner of Paradise Road and Sahara Avenue in Las Vegas where you can stand, facing the convention center, and see ads for Huawei, Hisense, Bosch and naked women. The tech-br...
10:30 am -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget The best mobile photo-editing apps
There's no shortage of photo-editing apps for mobile devices. But if you want to graduate beyond Instagram filters, the sheer number of listings on the App Store or Google Play can be overwhelmin...
10:07 am -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget Lexus LF-1 concept looks toward an electrified, autonomous future
A few months ago Toyota and Lexus announced that by 2025, all of their car models would either be electric or have an electric powertrain option. Today at the NAIAS event, Lexus showed off a slick con...
09:54 am -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget BMW's latest hybrid is the i8 Coupe
BMW's newest hybrid i8 Coupe is the 2+2 answer to your "What if I don't want a convertible?" question. Like its Roadster sibling that debuted at the LA Auto Show last November, the...
09:32 am -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget Boeing shows its vision for a hypersonic spy aircraft
Lockheed isn't the only one hoping to make a hypersonic spy aircraft. Boeing has provided early details on its own design for a hypersonic tech demonstrator that would lead to a spiritual success...
09:04 am -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget Google freezes addiction center ads after word of sketchy referrals
Google rarely stops advertising for an entire category, but it's making that exception to halt some serious abuses. The search firm has temporarily stopped running addiction center ads worldwide ...
08:03 am -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget Nearly all new US electricity capacity was renewable in 2017
Renewable energy played an important role in the US last year... although you might not want to cheer too loudly. Data from both the Rhodium Group and the Energy Information Administration shows that ...
07:02 am -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget Google's museum app finds your fine art doppelgnger
If you've ever wondered if there's a museum portrait somewhere that looks like you and you're ready to have your ego crushed, there's now an app for that. Google Arts &amp; Cu...
06:00 am -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Monday, January 15th 2018
Hey, good morning! Post-CES, it's back to business as usual at Engadget, but not before delivering some of our final reports and interviews from a very busy show. Oh, and even a new wearable -- i...
05:02 am -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget HTC U11 Eyes' dual cameras bring bokeh to your selfies
Well, that was quick: HTC's promised return to a dual-camera smartphone is already here. Meet the U11 Eyes which, as the name implies, is a selfie-centric smartphone featuring a pair of cameras o...
04:31 am -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget Nanoleaf wants you to control your smart home with a dodecahedron
A few months ago, Nanoleaf revealed a "Rhythm Starter Kit" that let you synchronize its colorful Aurora light panels with music. At CES, the company released a product designed to control it...
03:33 am -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget Army base pulls Chinese security cameras over 'negative perception'
If it wasn't already clear that concerns over the security of Chinese equipment are reaching a fever pitch, it is now. The US Army has pulled five of Hikvision's surveillance cameras from Fo...
01:04 am -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget AI helps Dutch emergency dispatchers diagnose heart attacks
Emergency dispatchers have a tough job assuring callers while trying to ask questions that could save the patient's life. But soon they could get backup from AI. Starting in 2016, dispatchers in ...
01:04 am -05 - Mon, January 15, 2018
Engadget AI helps Danish emergency dispatchers diagnose heart attacks
Emergency dispatchers have a tough job assuring callers while trying to ask questions that could save the patient's life. But soon they could get backup from AI. Starting in 2016, dispatchers in ...
11:32 pm -05 - Sun, January 14, 2018
Engadget NBC brings two Winter Olympics preview shows to Netflix
You won't have to stay glued to NBC to watch all of its Winter Olympics coverage -- although it won't necessarily be the coverage you want. The network is offering a two-part PyeongChang pr...
10:25 pm -05 - Sun, January 14, 2018
Engadget Mercedes CEO: 'Stay tuned' for an electric G Wagon SUV
Mercedes-Benz's G-Class Wagon isn't changing for the future in the ways you might expect. Yet. From a preview event at Detroit's crumbling, historic Michigan Theater for the North Ameri...
10:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 14, 2018
Engadget Retro-bit brought brand-new Sega accessories to CES
While Nintendo's 'classic' consoles have soaked up much of the retro love lately, Sega fans do have something to look forward to. The last booth I stopped by at CES 2018 was one of my f...
09:02 pm -05 - Sun, January 14, 2018
Engadget One in six Americans owns a smart speaker, according to study
There's no doubt that smart speakers are selling like hotcakes, but how many people own them, exactly? Quite a few, according to NPR and Edison Research. They've published findings of a st...
08:01 pm -05 - Sun, January 14, 2018
Engadget SCOTUS will hear a case on internet sales tax
One of the benefits of internet shopping for many consumers is not having to pay sales tax. But the Supreme Court has just agreed to hear South Dakota v. Wayfair, which may reverse the 1992 ruling tha...
07:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 14, 2018
Engadget Fox Innovation Lab showcases Wes Anderson VR and Movies Anywhere
During CES, a Fox Innovation Lab event focused on tech it's pushing this year like HDR10+, but the most important parts were a slick VR experience tied to Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs and dis...
06:01 pm -05 - Sun, January 14, 2018
Engadget Hulu is now the exclusive streaming home for 'ER'
If you grew up watching American TV, there's a good chance you've seen at least a little bit of the hospital drama ER. But if you've wanted to watch it online, your legal options have ...
05:39 pm -05 - Sun, January 14, 2018
Engadget Ford teases 'Mach 1' electric performance SUV for 2020
At its NAIAS 2018 preview event, Ford just dropped a few details about an electric vehicle it plans to release in 2020. The "Mach 1" (cribbing its name from the famous Mustang model) is an a...
05:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 14, 2018
Engadget Meltdown and Spectre flaws loomed large over CES
The Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities hung like a shadow over the festivities of CES. What's typically a celebration of consumer electronics was instead a stark reminder of just how far-re...
04:02 pm -05 - Sun, January 14, 2018
Engadget Japan's latest sensation is a cryptocurrency pop group
If you're starting a pop group in Japan, where giant rosters and virtual superstars are par for the course, how do you stand out? By tying yourself to something trendy -- and in 2018, that means...
03:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 14, 2018
Engadget Assistive hearing is the next big thing for wireless earbuds
The number of companies that sell true wireless earbuds has exploded in the last year. B&amp;O, Bose, Sony and Samsung all joined the craze Bragi started back in 2014. Thanks to a bill signed into...
01:59 pm -05 - Sun, January 14, 2018
Engadget FCC investigates Hawaii's false missile alert
It's not just state officials who are investigating Hawaii's false alarm over a (thankfully non-existent) missile attack. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has confirmed that the regulator's inves...
01:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 14, 2018
Engadget Nissan shares its vision for our autonomous EV future at CES
Not surprisingly, autonomy and electrification dominated transportation news at CES 2018. Toyota introduced its e-Palette concept mobility solution (which proceeded to dominate Engadget's Best of...
12:30 pm -05 - Sun, January 14, 2018
Engadget The best freezer
By Tyler Wells Lynch This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affil...
11:00 am -05 - Sun, January 14, 2018
Engadget After Math: CES 2018 by the numbers
After a week in the desert, CES 2018 has finally come to a close. Booths were trod, products were demoed and the conference was visited by only one of the biblical plagues. Puffco debuted one of the o...
09:59 am -05 - Sun, January 14, 2018
Engadget 'The Handmaid's Tale' ventures outside Gilead in second season
The Handmaid's Tale has been a huge success for Hulu, earning the streaming platform quite a few Emmys and two Golden Globes. The first season was based on Margaret Atwood's novel by the sam...
08:30 am -05 - Sun, January 14, 2018
Engadget Ben Heck's mini pinball game: Integrating IR sensors
The team is laser-cutting, CNC-routing and designing another PCB this week. Tune in as Ben uses Autodesk Eagle to design an infrared ball detector for the mini pinball build instead of relying on mech...
07:00 am -05 - Sun, January 14, 2018
Engadget Tag Heuer made a smaller modular smartwatch
Those of us with smaller wrists may have noticed that most of the connected smartwatches out there are, well, kind of huge. Tag Heuer's Connected Modular 45, for example, was a lovely device with...
05:31 am -05 - Sun, January 14, 2018
Engadget TiVo sues Comcast again over alleged patent infringement
Though TiVo and Comcast just wrapped up a round of patent infringement litigation, TiVo's looking for another go. Yesterday, it filed lawsuits in California and Massachusetts alleging that Comcas...
01:11 am -05 - Sun, January 14, 2018
Engadget Amazons Electric Dreams anthology arrives on Prime Video
If you blew through all of the latest season of Black Mirror when it came out just before the new year and need your science fiction anthology fix, your ship has come in. Amazon's new series Phil...
12:01 am -05 - Sun, January 14, 2018
Engadget Ford's 2019 Ranger unveiled with automatic emergency brakes
After a few years away (at least in the US) Ford's midsize truck, the Ranger, will return for the 2019 model year. Just unveiled ahead of the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroi...
11:31 pm -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget Ressence made a mechanical watch that pairs with your smartphone
Many hybrid watches only resemble classic timepieces on a superficial level. If you want a watch with a true mechanical movement, you have to forego modern conveniences. Ressence wants to fix that w...
10:02 pm -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget NASA is investigating X-Ray navigation in space
X-rays aren't just for investigating artworks or photographing black holes. NASA scientists just used them to demonstrate a new technique: Navigating the stars. In an experiment, equipment mounte...
08:31 pm -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget Google's Project Fi international data service goes down
We hope you weren't depending on Project Fi to stay in touch while abroad this weekend. Subscribers to Google's wireless carrier have reported that international data hasn't been workin...
08:31 pm -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget Google's Project Fi international data service goes down (updated)
We hope you weren't depending on Project Fi to stay in touch while abroad this weekend. Subscribers to Google's wireless carrier have reported that international data hasn't been workin...
07:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget The TVs that mattered at CES
As usual, CES 2018 provided a bonanza of big screens, loaded up with every piece of tech you can create a buzzword for. But figuring out which TVs will matter to you next year is about a little more t...
06:10 pm -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget The new 'Cosmos' returns for second season in spring 2019
You won't have to wait nearly as long for the second season of the new Cosmos as you did for the first. Fox has announced that Cosmos: Possible Worlds will premiere worldwide in spring 2019, with...
05:39 pm -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget LA man charged with involuntary manslaughter over 'CoD' swatting
The man who was arrested last month in conjunction with the Kansas swatting incident that resulted in a fatality has now been charged. Tyler Barriss was arraigned in a Kansas court today and hit with ...
05:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget Facebook goes back to basics: People
Over the past couple of years, Facebook has frequently tweaked its News Feed algorithms to deliver stories that are relevant and of interest to you. It was a strategy that, up until now, seemed to be ...
04:16 pm -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget Retro tech, accessibility and the latest in the TV wars
There's so much news at CES, it can be hard to filter out the noise and find what matters. Thankfully, Engadget is here to help. A collection of your favorite editors got together toward the end ...
03:04 pm -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget George Clooney will star in and direct Hulu's 'Catch-22'
Netflix isn't the only streaming service getting some George Clooney-produced goodness. The popular actor/producer is also bringing Joseph Heller's satirical novel Catch-22 to the small scre...
02:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget Tobii proves that eye tracking is VR's next killer feature
There are plenty of ways virtual reality headsets could get better. They could offer higher-resolution screens (like the new Vive Pro), a wider field of view and improved built-in tracking sensors. Bu...
01:31 pm -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget False alarm: Emergency alert in Hawaii claims 'missile inbound'
A few minutes ago, phones across Hawaii received the above emergency alert about a "ballistic missile threat inbound," but according to state officials it isn't true. US Rep. Tulsi Gabb...
01:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget Zap your brain for a better you
Squirt some conductive gel on your skin, place a lightweight headset on your noggin and, according to a number of companies at CES, there's barely a limit to the types of self-improvement you can...
11:41 am -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget Windows 10 adds 'Do Not Disturb' feature
If you're part of the Windows Insiders Fast Ring (or have opted to skip ahead), you'll find the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17074 available to download. Of note is the addition of Quiet...
10:30 am -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget Amazons flop of a phone made newer, better hardware possible
Amazon devices have taken root in our homes with almost alarming speed, but the tech giant hasn't gotten everything right. Back in 2014, Amazon released the Fire Phone, an ambitious smartphone th...
10:00 am -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.CES 2018 is over, and the Engadget team is heading home. Keep an eye out for wrap-up coverage this weekend, but first, take a look at some of Friday's highlig...
09:36 am -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget Taking Arcimotos three-wheeled EV for a spin
The rise of the electric car promises a cleaner future. Arcimoto CEO Mark Frohnmayer believes that we can do more to reduce our footprint by not just removing trash from our air but also using smaller...
09:00 am -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget Bathrooms are getting smarter, for better or worse
Getting up from the toilet after a satisfying bowel movement, you walk right over to the sink and start washing your hands. "Alexa, flush my toilet," you say while reaching for your toothbru...
08:05 am -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget New bill seeks to ban Huawei from any US government contracts
Mere days since Huawei lost a deal with AT&amp;T to sell its flagship phones in the US due to security concerns, the Chinese tech company faces a new challenge to its US expansion plans. Congress ...
06:36 am -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget Bitcoin was briefly legal tender at KFC Canada
Say what you will about its heart-stoppingly tasty chicken -- KFC is willing to get weird. Whether it's a zany VR cooking experience, suggesting orders based on your face or chicken-flavored nail...
05:01 am -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget Prototype satellite makes way for 4K 'Earth observation'
British company Earth-i confirmed the successful launch of a prototype satellite earlier today. Called the CARBONITE-2, it's an early test version of a planned constellation (the Vivid-i) that wi...
04:03 am -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget 63 games and apps on Google Play served porn ads
If you still haven't made it a habit to inspect Google Play applications before installing them, then maybe this will make you rethink your ways. Security firm Check Point has discovered a new ma...
02:57 am -05 - Sat, January 13, 2018
Engadget Major League Soccer is creating its own FIFA eSports league
There's a new eSports organization in town. In partnership with EA Sports, Major League Soccer is launching eMLS -- an eSports league in which 19 of the 23 MLS clubs will select a competitor to r...
11:57 pm -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Bezos family donates $33 million to Dreamers scholarship program
A number of tech companies and executives have voiced support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. But Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie have just given $33 million...
10:04 pm -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Mexico's CES 2018 presence is the start of something big
For many technology entrepreneurs and startups, CES is where dreams are born. It's the place where their concepts and products are showcased to the masses for the first time ever, all with the ho...
08:43 pm -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Toyota insists its e-Palette is more than a concept car
There's one thing that keeps Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda up at night. It's not a traditional car company like Honda, Ford or Nissan. Or what he's going to have for breakfast the next day. It...
07:07 pm -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Schwarzkopfs smart salon personalizes your hair care regimen
As a woman whose long, thick hair has undergone several chemical treatments, I've always been concerned about the health and quality of my tresses. When I heard about Schwarzkopf Professional...
05:40 pm -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget CES showed us smart displays will be the new normal
Before the start of CES 2018, the only real smart speakers with a display were the Amazon Echo Show and the Echo Spot. But now that Google has partnered with several manufacturers to make a whole line...
05:21 pm -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Pokmon Go Community Days bring exclusive captures every month
Starting this month, Pok&eacute;mon Go players will be able to participate in monthly events that will bring out special Pok&eacute;mon with exclusive moves. Community Days will be worldwide e...
05:08 pm -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Tech wants to solve our tech-related sleep problems
Technology is bad for sleep. It keeps us constantly exposed to an endless cycle of bad news, and the blue light emitted by smartphone and tablet displays suppresses our ability to produce melatonin. C...
04:20 pm -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget PUBG already has over 3 million players on Xbox One
A preview version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds launched on Xbox One on December 12th and at the end of 2017, it already had over three million players. The game broke records left and right l...
03:45 pm -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Visa will make signatures optional for chipped credit cards
It's been about a month since American Express and Mastercard decided to stop requiring signatures for EMV chip credit cards. Now Visa is joining their ranks, making signatures optional for chipp...
03:15 pm -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Waymo starts testing self-driving minivans in San Francisco
Waymo's self-driving minivans are now ready for the road. The company has confirmed to TechCrunch that it's testing its autonomous Chrysler Pacifica vehicles on San Francisco streets, where...
02:45 pm -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget The Las Vegas strip's first eSports arena opens in March
Last year, Allied Esports and Esports Arena announced plans to convert a Luxor Hotel and Casino nightclub into the Las Vegas strip's first dedicated eSports arena. That arena is almost complete a...
02:15 pm -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Google won the voice assistant popularity contest at CES
CES 2018 kicked off with a major Google presence on the show's front doorstep. Nathan's already explained why the company may have decided to appear at the world's biggest tech show wit...
01:50 pm -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Pro-gaming giant Fnatic is introducing eSports to CES
Sam Mathews founded Fnatic about 13 years ago, when he was just 19. Today, Fnatic is a household name for eSports fans: It's one of the most successful and prolific professional gaming franchises...
01:28 pm -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Google Duo allows you to call people who dont have the app
Duo is Google's video calling app, and it looks like the tech giant wants to spread the word about it. According to Android Police, Duo users can now call people who don't have the app insta...
12:57 pm -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget 'Detective Pikachu' game's US debut set for March 23rd
Ever since the Detective Pikachu game launched in Japan in early 2016, there's been a lingering question: when would it be available elsewhere, if it ever left Japanese shores? At last, there�...
12:28 pm -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Intels Meltdown and Spectre fixes have some bugs of their own
Earlier this week, Intel said it would have Meltdown and Spectre fixes available by the end of the month for all recently made chips. But as the Wall Street Journal reports, some of the patches the co...
12:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Touring Hyperloop One's ever-evolving test site
Virgin Hyperloop One, a company that's developing a new way of moving people around the world, has precedent when it comes to missing deadlines. The company pledged to test a fully working Hyperl...
11:29 am -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Cruising the Las Vegas Strip in the Smart Vision EQ concept car
Introduced at the Frankfurt auto show in September, the Smart Vision EQ from Mercedes-Benz is the automaker's EV concept that combines mobility, autonomy and connectivity. The result is a car bui...
11:01 am -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget This might be the Game Boy's ultimate form
Hyperkin is working on something for retro gamers looking to retire any venerable Game Boys that have seen better days. The aluminum-hewn Project Ultra GB might be the hardware you need to break out y...
10:42 am -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget The PC market recently grew for the first time in six years
There's been a discouraging trend in computer shipments recently; year-to-year growth has declined steadily over the last six years. But now, IDC has a bit of good news: It looks as though the PC...
10:23 am -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget NASA finds easy-to-access water all over Mars
NASA and private companies like SpaceX are busy planning Mars missions, but only have a vague idea of how they're going to find critical water supplies. Now, using the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter...
10:00 am -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Engadget Today | CES 2018: It's a wrap!
That's it, the show's over! It's been a wild ride, as usual. After landing here a week ago, we're glad to be packing up and heading back to our own homes, but we'll always hav...
09:41 am -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget AMD is deploying a patch for the second Spectre CPU vulnerability
While Intel is at the center of the Spectre/Meltdown fiasco, AMD's chips are also affected by the CPU vulnerabilities. The company previously said that its chips are only susceptible to the first...
09:21 am -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Dolby knows what you're watching based on your breath
If you thought it was creepy that technology lets networks know what you're watching, you'd better sit down. It turns out that Poppy Crum, chief scientist at Dolby Labs, has been researching...
09:21 am -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Dolby knows what you're feeling at the movies
If you thought it was creepy that technology lets networks know what you're watching, you'd better sit down. It turns out that Poppy Crum, chief scientist at Dolby Labs, has been researching...
09:01 am -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Europe enters race to build world-class supercomputers
Supercomputers are a crucial research tool for medicine, aviation, robots and weapons, but there are only three dominant players: The US, Japan and China. Europe has had enough of that situation, howe...
08:31 am -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget GM plans to release cars with no steering wheel in 2019
If the Department of Transportation grants GM's latest Safety Petition, the automaker will be able to deploy its no-steering-wheel, pedal-less autonomous car next year. GM has not only revealed w...
08:01 am -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Samsung Galaxy S9 box leak hints at variable aperture camera
Sometimes leaks are obviously legitimate, and sometimes people go out of their way to dupe us with an elaborate hoax. And sometimes, you just can't call it -- say, when an image pops up on Reddit...
07:00 am -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Aptiv on helping automakers create an autonomous world
Automakers don't build every component in their vehicles. It's a complex combination of in-house parts and third-party components working in tandem to make things like autonomous vehicles a ...
06:00 am -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: CES 2018, Day 3
Hey, good morning! We've just crowned the best in show at CES 2018. Capping off our third day of coverage at the tech show, we also heard how Kodak is getting into bitcoin and, naturally, continu...
04:40 am -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Google details how it protected services like Gmail from Spectre
Google says it already deployed anti-Spectre and Meltdown solutions to protect its products, and users didn't even notice. The downside of the patches companies are rolling out to fix the CPU vul...
03:20 am -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Chinese court rules Samsung violated Huawei patent
In 2016, Huawei sued Samsung in both China and the US for allegedly infringing on multiple wireless communication patents, and today a Shenzhen judge ruled against Samsung. The court ordered Samsung t...
02:00 am -05 - Fri, January 12, 2018
Engadget Overwatch League's debut stream ruled Twitch last night
On Wednesday, Overwatch League (OWL) had its first-ever matches, drawing a huge crowd online. Six teams came to play the debut matches in Blizzard's Los Angeles eSports arena, but they were also ...
10:13 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget YouTube may review its most popular channels for offensive content
It became pretty clear last year that YouTube has a content problem. Last spring, companies like AT&amp;T and Verizon pulled ads because they were found to be appearing alongside extremist videos....
08:33 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Presenting the Best of CES 2018 winners!
Finally, after long hours of debating on which of our finalists should win our Best of CES awards this year, we've made our decisions. Below is our list of winners for each category, as well as B...
08:19 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Netflixs Altered Carbon trailer shows a vast cyberpunk world
We've been looking forward to Netflix's take on Blade Runner for a while now. Altered Carbon, based on the novel of the same name, even made an appearance at CES this year. Now there's ...
07:48 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Facebook will focus on friends over publishers in the News Feed
Facebook just announced that it will make sweeping changes to the News Feed, the primary place where users find content on the social network. Over the next few months, users will see "more from ...
07:20 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Artgasm turns the female orgasm into a literal work of art
The female orgasm can be elusive, but at CES 2018, sexual health startup Lioness managed to capture and immortalize them as works of art. It's based on information gleaned from volunteers who hav...
07:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Dont call it a dildo: Kiiroo and OhMiBod on the future of sex toys
CES may have a complicated relationship with sex, but one company has made it its mission to destigmatize doing it at the world's largest technology conference. For the past seven years, the fami...
06:46 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget LG puts Google Assistant in its own touchscreen-equipped speaker
Google Assistant's fingerprints are all over the CES 2018 show floor, but it's especially easy to see on a few new Android Things-powered devices. This LG ThinQ Google Assistant Touch Screen...
06:33 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Louis Vuitton is making a luggage tracker
A smartphone app and recent FCC filing strongly hints that Louis Vuitton has a new tech product on the way: A luggage tracker that pairs with particular bags sold by the fashion company. Sources tell ...
06:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget The challenge of showcasing weed tech at CES
There was, as expected, a thin scent of weed in Roger Volodarsky's 28th-floor Mirage hotel suite as the Puffco CEO and founder demonstrated his latest product.It was 11:30 PM the night before CES...
05:40 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget OnePlus weighs in on smartphone strategy and the value of trust
OnePlus released two great smartphones in 2017, but the smartphone startup is facing more and better competition than ever before. That's great for you and me, but much trickier for a startup sti...
05:35 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget You can't talk about accessibility without talking about diversity
Over the past few years, we've been seeing more and more products at CES meant to assist the elderly and disabled. In fact, last year was the first year we added an accessibility category to the ...
05:25 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget The Moto Z's keyboard mod feels like an imperfect blast from the past
Motorola's first great Android phone had a physical keyboard, and when I stuck Livermorium's keyboard Moto Mod onto a Moto Z2 Play, waves of nostalgia started washing over me. After I starte...
04:50 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Intel pledges transparency after Spectre, Meltdown vulnerability
The last week or so has seen a lot of activity around Meltdown and Spectre, two CPU flaws in modern chips from the likes of AMD and Intel. Apple, Microsoft and Google have provided interim fixes for t...
04:35 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Samsung talks PC strategy and its vision for a connected world at CES
This week, Samsung showed off everything from new laptops to a massive microLED wall to a chattier kind of refrigerator. The message couldn't be any more clear: Samsung would like nothing more th...
04:31 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Electrameccanica's Solo is a single-seat EV commuter car
If you're looking for an electric vehicle but don't need the extra seats (or long delivery times) that a full-sized Tesla Model 3 demands, you could always take a shot with the Solo. This el...
04:02 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Sennheiser packed its Ambeo 3D audio tech in a soundbar
Sennheiser has been touting the merits of its Ambeo 3D audio for a few years now at CES, but in 2018, the company plans to make that spacial soundscape more accessible. The first speaker product to fe...
03:46 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Uber will pay New York drivers $3 million in class-action settlement
It's hard to keep track of all of the lawsuits Uber's juggling these days, but there's about to be one less. The company has settled a suit brought against it by 2,421 New York drivers ...
03:32 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Samsung phones will have functioning FM chips from now on
Samsung is the latest company to team up with NextRadio to bring FM service to its new phones. The company will unlock FM chips in all its upcoming smartphones in the US and Canada. The bulk of smartp...
03:15 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Sony's plan for Xperia phones in 2018 includes dual cameras
It took Sony until 2018 to finally add fingerprint sensors to its Xperia phones, which is beyond fashionably late to the party. Now that that overdue feature is (thankfully) out of the way, the compan...
03:02 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Virgin Galactics SpaceShipTwo is almost ready for powered tests
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo might be best known for its horrific crash in 2014, which killed one of its pilots, but the company has slowly been coming back from that setback. Now, the company ...
02:47 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Kodak slaps its name on a sketchy bitcoin-mining business
Kodak's attempt to ride the cryptocurrency wave isn't just limited to offering its own virtual coins. CES attendees have learned that Kodak has attached its name to a Spotlite-run bitcoin mi...
02:31 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Skype is adding an option for encrypted conversations
Soon, your chats on Skype can be just as secure as conversations on Signal, the service used by US Senators. Microsoft is integrating the open source Signal protocol, used by WhatsApp, Google, Faceboo...
02:15 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Lenovo's robust lineup of new devices sets the stage for 2018
A standalone Google Daydream VR headset. One of the first Google Smart Displays. An eSIM-ready convertible. Those are just a few of the products Lenovo launched here at CES 2018, and the year's o...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Cubinote prints colorful sticky notes from your smartphone
Even with all the reminder and to-do apps out there, plenty of people are still fond of physical sticky notes. And if you don't want to pick one over the other, there's a startup trying to b...
01:46 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget After a decade, Dropbox quietly files for a public stock offering
Just a week after Spotify quietly filed to become a public company, it looks like another hot tech firm is doing the same. According to Bloomberg, Dropbox has just made its own filing to become an IPO...
01:30 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget ZTE shares its plans to keep experimenting with mobile phones
ZTE has had an interesting 2017. The crowdsourced eye-sensing phone it was planning didn't happen because of criticism about its proposed specs. Then the company released a dual-screen foldable p...
01:11 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Dark Souls and 'Mario Tennis' join Switch's 2018 lineup
Nintendo revealed another slew of titles that will come to the Switch, from old favorites and cult classics to, uh, Dark Souls. In today's Nintendo Direct video, the company announced new Kirby a...
01:11 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Stephanie McMahon is bringing the WWE to new audiences
Stephanie McMahon was born into the WWE franchise, and she's built a successful career inside and outside the ring. Today, her job involves spreading the word about professional wrestling and bri...
12:44 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget House votes to extend NSAs warrantless surveillance capabilities
Today, the US House of Representatives voted to renew the law that allows the National Security Agency to surveil communications between American companies and foreigners located outside of the countr...
12:41 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Apple Health app data used as evidence in rape investigation
Law enforcement might have difficulty accessing iPhones, but it can obtain a wealth of information when it does get in. German investigators have used data from iOS' built-in Health app as eviden...
12:41 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget A pair of vibrating wearables kept me calm during the stress of CES
I'll admit I was skeptical at first. Can wearing two vibrating devices really reduce stress? That's what Touchpoints claims to do, and as I found out this week during a crazy day at CES, the...
12:19 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget US Senate and Navy computers tied to revenge porn site
The Daily Beast reports today that a number of users of revenge porn site Anon-IB appear to be connecting from government computers. Einar Otto Stangvik, a security analyst with Norway's VG newsp...
12:01 pm -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Uber remotely locked PCs in foreign offices to thwart investigators
We all know by now that Uber has some shady practices when it comes to law enforcement. Today, Bloomberg reported that the ride-hailing startup has a program called Ripley, which is designed to thwart...
11:40 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Google shares which Chromebooks wont get a Meltdown fix
Google has published a list that includes every Chromebook model, which are vulnerable to Meltdown and the patch status of each one. You can check out the list here. The column you'll most want t...
11:21 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Boeing's prototype cargo drone can haul 500-pound loads
In the future, autonomy won't just mean you can relax in the passenger seat on your drive home from work. Driverless vehicles of all kinds are set to revolutionize the cargo industry, too, from d...
11:01 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Ford will fit auto emergency brakes on two 2019 models
Ford always seems to be on the back foot when it comes to vehicle innovation -- it only began working on a robotics team last year, for example. Now the brand is playing catch-up again, announcing pla...
10:38 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Mini-Hubble will scan dim stars to see if they can support life
It doesn't take hugely expensive space telescopes like the Hubble and future James Webb Space Telescope to hunt for habitable exoplanets. NASA and the University of Arizona will launch a small te...
10:21 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget HBO's 'Silicon Valley' returns for its fifth season on March 25
Silicon Valley is about to return for a fifth season, and as the new trailer shows, things in Pied Piper's world of startup tech are not running smoothly. There's no Erlich Bachman, for a st...
10:00 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Engadget Today | The darkness after the storm
Technology and innovation are amazing. It's why we do what we do here at Engadget every day. But it's all for naught if the electricity goes. There was no reminder of this more timely or apt...
09:38 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget South Korea to ban cryptocurrency trading amid fears of tax evasion
In a move that's sent bitcoin spiralling, officials in South Korea have announced plans to ban cryptocurrency trading in the country. The plans come against a backdrop of concerns regarding tax e...
09:19 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Intel reveals possible slowdowns from 'Meltdown' processor fix
Your personal computers will be less than 10 percent slower after you install the Spectre/Meltdown fix, Intel has revealed in a blog post. Intel has come to that conclusion after assessing the perform...
09:00 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Telegram targeted by fake apps that serve malware and ads
Make sure you check an app's name before you download it: Telegram, for instance, had an evil twin on Google Play named "Teligram." According to Symantec, which discovered its existence...
09:00 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget The latest ASUS gaming tower adds more than just flashy lights
ASUS didn't have many brand new computers to show off at CES 2018, since it seemed to focus on unveiling unconventional routers instead. But it did release a new gaming tower via its Republic of ...
08:31 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Dolby's plan for 2018 includes Atmos and Vision in more places
It's no surprise that many companies are touting Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos in products announced at CES. You're making a safe bet if you assume that's an annual occurrence. However, ...
08:00 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget FCC Commissioner Clyburn talks about net neutrality at CES
Commissioner Mignon Clyburn has been a vocal defender of net neutrality and even helped author the Open Internet Order in 2015. She was on the ground and Las Vegas for CES and was nice enough to make ...
07:29 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Google bought a UK startup that turns screens into speakers
Over the past year, Google has demonstrated its desire to step up its hardware game. The company bought HTC's Pixel team for $1.1 billion, designed its own imaging chip for the Pixel 2 and also h...
07:00 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Gaming laptops are cheap and portable at CES 2018
Buying a laptop has traditionally meant juggling price, graphics performance, weight and battery life. You want a powerful gaming laptop with good battery life? Sorry about that six-pound weight, bro....
06:30 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Thursday, January 11th 2018
Hey, good morning!CES 2018 day two was interrupted by a two-hour power cut. It was as ridiculous as you'd imagine: The world's biggest tech show meets a severe lack of electricity. Rest assu...
06:00 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Sphero spinoff Misty Robotics unveils its first robot for developers
Misty Robotics, the company that spun out from Sphero's advanced robotics division last year, is taking a big step towards its mission of bringing a mechanical helper to homes. Today at CES, the ...
06:00 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget A robot kicked my ass in Scrabble at CES
Look, there's plenty of boring industrial robots on the floor of the Las Vegas convention center for CES. But I've got to hand it to the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) -- it...
06:00 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Sphero spin-off Misty Robotics unveils its first robot for developers
Misty Robotics, the company that spun out from Sphero's advanced robotics division last year, is taking a big step toward its mission to bring a mechanical helper to homes. Today at CES, the comp...
04:40 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget TiVo DVRs will take commands from Alexa and Google Assistant
You won't have to use TiVo's in-house voice control to steer your DVR in the near future. TiVo has unveiled plans to add smart home integration, including voice control through Amazon'...
03:14 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Blockbusters will continue to live in theaters as VoD talks stall
If you hate going to the movie theater and were eager to see new movie releases at home (for a hefty price tag), we've got some bad news for you. AMC Theaters was previously in talks for a possib...
02:03 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Facebook's Messenger Kids app arrives on Amazon Fire tablets
Facebook launched a Messenger app just for kids this past December, but it was only available on iOS. Now the app is available on Amazon's app store for Fire tablets as well. While it might not h...
01:02 am -05 - Thu, January 11, 2018
Engadget Apple orders sci-fi drama from 'Hunger Games' director
Apple is pulling out all the stops when it comes to landing original shows. Deadline has learned that the tech firm has ordered an "epic, world-building" sci-fi drama series that would not ...
11:58 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Amsterdam will limit Airbnb rentals to 30 days per year
Last year, Amsterdam limited Airbnb rentals to no more than 60 days in a calendar year but that is about to be halved according to a report from DutchNews.nl. The city's executive board agreed to...
10:39 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Malware charged for 13-year spying spree
You don't need an elaborate crime ring (or a government agency) to write malware that spies on others -- sometimes, just one person can be responsible. The US Department of Justice has charged O...
09:56 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Logan Paul loses Google ad deal and YouTube Red projects
After facing backlash for remaining tight-lipped over Logan Paul's controversial Aokigahara forest video, YouTube has finally spoken. The company has limited the social media star's ability ...
09:21 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Amazon opens up virtual Dash Buttons to third-party developers
If you're a regular Amazon shopper, you're probably aware of the virtual Dash buttons on the site's homepage. The site will auto-generate buttons that allow you to re-buy your most rece...
08:33 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget US Senator questions Apple about slowing older iPhones
Senator John Thune, chair of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, has sent Apple CEO Tim Cook a letter with questions about the company's decision to slow older models of iPhones, ...
08:12 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Deepframe brings augmented reality to a huge screen
It's easy to feel a bit disillusioned with all of the hype around augmented reality. We've seen basic examples of AR take off, with apps like Pokemon Go, but that's not exactly immersiv...
08:03 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget The ASUS 'Bezel-free kit' is a messy multi-monitor solution
A quick trip to Asus' off-site location at CES 2018 revealed routers, gaming PCs, the NVIDIA Big Format Gaming Display and its new bezel-hiding kit. That last one helps gamers (or productivity ho...
07:54 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget This phone's in-display fingerprint sensor is a taste of things to come
I just picked up a Vivo phone, laid my thumb on its screen and voila: I unlocked it. That might not sound like much, but titans like Apple and Samsung have reportedly struggled to squeeze fingerprint ...
07:33 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Mac exploit lets you change App Store preferences with any password
Apple's Mac password troubles aren't over yet. Users have discovered that it's possible to change Mac App Store preferences in macOS High Sierra using any password. You do need to login...
07:23 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget JVC and Kenwood's new head units pack wireless Android Auto
After a tease at the end of 2017, JVCKenwood has spilled the beans on its head units (yes, plural) with wireless Android Auto support. Its core JVC brand has unveiled two models, the DVD-equipped KW-V...
07:20 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget How humans will learn to love the robots of tomorrow
For the Perfect Strangedroids discussion panel on Wednesday, Engadget hosted a trio of robotics experts.. Sabri Sansoy, CEO and Chief Roboticist of Orchanic; Nader Hamda, Founder and CEO of Ozobot; an...
07:03 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Vortx blows air at your face while you're gaming and it's great
Vortx is ridiculous. It's a cube that you place on your desk, next to your PC or laptop, and it blows hot or cold air in your face, depending on what's happening on-screen. The air responds ...
06:45 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget A first time CES entrepreneur, age 82
On the first official morning of CES, Carol Staninger stopped and started her motorized wheelchair through the cavernous Sands Expo and Convention Center, trying -- sometimes failing -- not to clip th...
06:45 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget A first-time CES entrepreneur, age 82
On the first official morning of CES, Carol Staninger stopped and started her motorized wheelchair through the cavernous Sands Expo and Convention Center, trying -- sometimes failing -- not to clip th...
06:25 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Theres a new sex robot in town: Say hello to Solana
It's been just short of a year since I locked eyes with Harmony, RealDoll's first sex robot, at her home in Southern California. It was an arresting experience that has remained cemented in ...
06:05 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Cruising around on the Onewheel XR
The Onewheel has always been an exhilarating ride. When you step onto the board and lean down on the nose, there's a rush of adrenaline as you wait for the electric motor to kick into gear. You a...
05:57 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Looxid Labs's brain-monitoring VR headset could be invaluable for therapy
Taking in imaginary worlds or a gripping immersive video via VR can elicit strong reactions, and a startup called Looxid Labs wants to know how your brain reacts to what you're seeing. That'...
05:57 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Inside Bytons experience-driven SUV concept
It's difficult spinning up a car company basically out of thin air. Bryton is not only trying to accomplish that, but it's going against over 100 years of automotive history by highlighting ...
05:42 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget A first look at Panasonic's GH5s mirrorless camera
When Panasonic announced the GH5s earlier this week, it was clear that the company created it with one simple goal in mind: to be the best 4K prosumer video camera on the market. The GH5s is being bil...
05:32 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Reflexion's big-screen concussion tester is heading to schools
We met Reflexion and its Edge screen last year, and even then we were pretty taken with the idea: a Whac-A-Mole-style test for athletes that improves coordination and helps spot concussions after a bi...
05:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Vote for the Best of CES 2018 People's Choice Award
We've announced our Best of CES finalists so now it's time for you to cast your vote for your favorite gadget at CES 2018! Just head over here (or below) to pick your three favorite items fr...
05:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Presenting the Best of CES 2018 finalists!
Our editors have been on the ground for the better part of this week scouring every nook and cranny in Las Vegas to bring you the latest and greatest from CES 2018. And now we're ready to announc...
05:28 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Mercedes-Benz on the global training of AI for cars
As the development of autonomous cars moves forward, there are some hurdles that require researchers to travel to countries other than their own. For example, Mercedes Benz just completed a five-month...
05:20 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Xfinity's Gigabit router will soon double as a smart home hub
Comcast's Xfinity division has made some forays into the smart home world already -- Xfinity Home started out as a home security product, but it now handles a number of common devices like locks,...
05:05 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Into the darkness at CES 2018
Shortly after 11AM, the power went out in the central hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, bringing CES to a near-standstill. The cavernous hall, measuring more than 632,000 square feet -- bigger ...
04:57 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Whatsapp servers can be compromised to add people to private groups
Messaging service Whatsapp made headlines in 2016 when it introduced end-to-end encryption to every message sent through the service, whether text, photo or video. Clearly security is a priority for t...
04:37 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Microsoft AI is being used to improve CRISPR accuracy
Scientists have already used CRISPR gene editing techniques try and treat or cure diseases, improve birth rates and even alleviate allergic reactions. The problem is that it can be tricky to edit DNA ...
04:02 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Netflix hid a fake bio-tech booth in the middle of CES
Venture beyond tech whales like Samsung and Sony, beyond the rows of smart speakers and giant TVs and you'll discover that there are weirder things to be found at CES. That might be why Netflix&#...
04:02 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Netflix hid a fake biotech booth in the middle of CES
Venture beyond tech whales like Samsung and Sony, beyond the rows of smart speakers and giant TVs and you'll discover that there are weirder things to be found at CES. That might be why Netflix&#...
03:58 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Arable's Mark crop sensors give farmers a data-driven edge
I've never actually set foot on a farm, but I'm inexplicably still inexplicable drawn to agriculture startups -- after all, farming is one of the world's oldest professions, and nothing...
03:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Razer's Nommo line of PC gaming speakers feature Chroma lighting
Gaming peripheral maker Razer announced three new speakers for gaming PCs at CES today. Just like other Razer gaming devices, the Nommo speakers are equipped with the company's fancy lighting sys...
02:34 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Lights out at CES 2018
In possibly the worst thing that could happen at a tech show, power went down across several halls at the Las Vegas Convention Center during CES at 11:15 PT. Several booths suffered power outages, inc...
02:11 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Dish DVRs will soon work with Google Assistant
Never mind using Google Assistant on your TV -- Dish thinks you should talk to your set-top box instead. In the wake of Alexa support, the satellite TV provider is promising Google Assistant control f...
01:58 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Fitbit, Fossil and Samsung on the challenges for wearables in 2018
The first official day of CES 2018 is all wrapped up, and things were quite busy at the Engadget CES stage. Along with people like GoPro CEO Nick Goodman joining us at the show, we had other companies...
01:54 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Astronaut apologizes for 'fake news' about his height increase
On January 8th, Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai caused some concern when he tweeted that he'd grown about 9 cm (around 3 and a half inches) in his three weeks about the International Space Sta...
01:37 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Black Box VR plans to open a boutique, high-tech gym
When I was in high school, my workout regime involved marching band, Denise Austin VHS tapes and copious rounds of Dance Dance Revolution. Not only did I play DDR in bowling alleys and arcades wheneve...
01:26 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Facebook is testing a dedicated section for local news
Facebook is testing a new section dedicated to local news and events, Recode reports. Called "Today In," it's currently being tested in six cities -- New Orleans, Louisiana; Little Rock...
01:15 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Wi-Fibers streetlights are an easy way to make cities smart
The difference between the technology in our pockets and that lining our streets is growing ever more pronounced, and that's a problem. It's one of the reasons that smart city technology is ...
01:12 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget GoPro's Nick Woodman confirms he's 'open' to selling
It's barely the second week of 2018, and GoPro's already been through the media-mill. Reports first surfaced that the company was about to begin another round of layoffs, and that it would s...
01:02 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Soofa's Sign is a 21st century smart bulletin board
Smart cities of tomorrow will run on information, with various pieces of connected urban infrastructure all sharing data amongst themselves. But what sharing information amongst the citizenry? That�...
12:57 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Drunk droning in New Jersey could land you in prison
The law is pretty firm when it comes to drunk driving -- the consequences are obvious. Now, officials are turning their attention to drunk droning. New Jersey has just approved a bill that, if signed ...
12:38 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget LG is launching its mobile payment system in the US this year
LG launched its mobile payment system in South Korea last June and Yonhap News reports LG Pay is finally on its way to the US. The US expansion is reportedly planned for sometime during the first half...
12:19 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget People don't want to talk to LG's big friendly robots
Last year was when talking to a smart speaker started to become the norm, but surprisingly, LG has struggled to replicate the same success with its CLOi series commercial robots. Ahead of LG's CE...
12:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Sting is the narrator in 'Where the Water Tastes Like Wine'
When the story trailer for Where the Water Tastes Like Wine dropped in August, it featured the voice of one of the most prolific and famous singers of the past forty years -- and no one noticed. Sting...
11:40 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Jimmy Iovine denies reports he will leave Apple in August
Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine has squashed rumors that he's leaving his post as Apple Music chief -- and leaving Cupertino altogether -- in August. At a Q&amp;A event held to promote The Defi...
11:19 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Ingestible gut sensors reveal potential new immune system
Ingestible technology -- the stalwart theme of medical sci-fi -- has been in the works for decades, but now researchers are closer than ever before to taking it mainstream thanks to successful trials ...
11:00 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget AAA is testing self-driving cars to see how safe they are
Fully autonomous cars won't be allowed on the streets until they're safe, but how will we know when that happens? The American Automobile Association (AAA) is trying to figure that out by te...
10:39 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget FBI chief says phone encryption is a 'major public safety issue'
The FBI's stance on phone encryption hasn't changed even if the President fired former director James Comey. At a cybersecurity conference in New York, current chief Christopher Wray has rei...
10:18 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Telegram's desktop update adds design tweaks and custom themes
Telegram offers several ways to access its encrypted message service on laptops and PCs: There's the pared-down web version, a Mac offering, and the all-encompassing desktop app. Now, thanks to a...
10:00 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget CES 2018 recap: Day one
The CES show floor officially opened yesterday, and suffice to say Team Engadget was kept very busy. As the day began, we divided our time between all the big booths (think: Sony, Samsung, Intel, LG, ...
09:41 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA GPUs weren't immune to Spectre security flaws either
It's not just your processor and operating system that are affected by the Meltdown and Spectre memory vulnerabilities -- your graphics card is, too. To that end, NVIDIA has detailed how its GPU...
09:41 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA updates video drivers to help address CPU memory security (updated)
It's not just your processor and operating system that need patches for the Meltdown and Spectre memory vulnerabilities -- your graphics card does, too. To that end, NVIDIA has started releasing ...
09:30 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Dell breaks down its new XPS laptops and jewelry debut
Dell's new XPS 13 and XPS 15 laptops are promising additions to a popular series, but the company has continued to place the system's webcams below the screen, making for awkwardly angled Sk...
09:17 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget CabinR's travel bags keep thieves away with an annoying alarm
Not everyone is good at keeping track of their personal belongings, like a backpack or a messenger bag. So CabinR, a startup based out of Hong Kong, wants to help you feel safer on a journey. The comp...
09:00 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Waze's crowd-sourced traffic info comes to Ford Sync 3 cars
In 2016, Ford wisely decided to offer Apple's CarPlay and Android Auto on all its Sync 3 infotainment system-equipped 2017 vehicles, and owners are seeing more benefits from that at CES 2018. For...
09:00 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Sony's $30,000 4K short-throw projector hides powerful sound
We've been eying Sony's short-throw projectors for the past few years, but they've always been too obscenely expensive to really take seriously. Well, that's not changing this year...
08:31 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Brilliant turns your light switches into connected-home hubs
Brilliant plugs directly into your home's existing light switch ports and it controls a slew of smart home devices, including lights, the Ring doorbell, Nest thermostat, Sonos speakers, Amazon Al...
08:14 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget HMRC stings Apple with 136 million bill for back taxes
Tech giants are often criticised for using complex tax loopholes to bank more of their profits than arguably they should, but occasionally the authorities do manage to find fault in their accounts. Fo...
08:00 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget How HP plans to sell laptops to millennials in 2018
In 2017, HP chose some surprising places to launch its laptops and show off its technology -- music festivals like Coachella and Panorama. Here at a more conventional tech launchpad, the company unvei...
07:29 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Say goodbye to 'Pokemon Go' on older iPhones
If you're a hardcore Pokemon Go trainer with an old phone, it might be time for an upgrade. Niantic has announced its plans to drop support for iOS devices that can't be updated to iOS 11, s...
07:29 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Say goodbye to 'Pokmon Go' on older iPhones
If you're a hardcore Pok&eacute;mon Go trainer with an old phone, it might be time for an upgrade. Niantic has announced its plans to drop support for iOS devices that can't be updated t...
07:00 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Philips Hue lights will sync with music and games on your PC
Philips' team-up with Razer is just the start of Hue-to-PC syncing. The lighting behemoth is preparing to launch a Hue Sync app that will let you sync games, movies and music on any Windows 10 PC...
06:28 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Spend some time with Samsung's $2,700 Flip whiteboard
Samsung has made smart screens of all types and sizes, but there's always a new market to invade, and at this year's CES it found a new one. Flip is a smart whiteboard designed for businesse...
06:13 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Carphone Warehouse fined 400K for serious 2015 data breach
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is back to doing what it does best today, slapping Carphone Warehouse with a &pound;400,000 fine for a 2015 data breach that exposed the personal i...
06:00 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: CES 2018, Day 1
Hey, good morning!Yesterday was the first official day of CES, the world's biggest tech show. Showfloors were open, SD cards were filled with hands-on photos and we tested plenty of things. We�...
05:35 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Lacie's DJI Copilot is the perfect portable hard drive for video pros
Look, it's kinda hard to get excited about a hard drive. But Engadget video producer Kaard Bombe immediately started geeking out hard over the Lacie DJI Copilot. It's a portable hard drive w...
04:55 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Samsung will launch the Galaxy S9 in February
You won't see Samsung's upcoming flagship phone before CES 2018 ends, but you won't have to wait that long to get a peek either. DJ Koh, the Korean conglomerate's mobile chief, has...
04:04 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Razer's Hyperflux wireless mouse is powered by its pad
Pads that wirelessly charge mice aren't new, but they are difficult to pull off, especially when appealing to the high-performance gaming crowd. We found Logitech's effort -- its PowerPlay s...
03:03 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget 'PUBG' update makes it easy to report cheaters from replays
Cheating in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is getting to be a problem. What started on the third-person servers has started invading first-person ones as well. As such, PUBGCorp is releasing an up...
02:02 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Hulu's latest exclusive is an indie-horror anthology series
Recently, Hulu's efforts to bolster its stable of exclusive programming (original and otherwise) has been in high gear. That trend continues with an as-of-now untitled horror anthology series fro...
01:01 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget Facebook and Google will testify to Senate over terrorist content
It's not just European countries who aren't satisfied with internet giants' ability to curb online terrorist content. The US Senate has summoned Facebook, Google (or rather, Alphabet) a...
12:30 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget How will VR and AR impact the future of entertainment?
It's been almost two years since consumer VR arrived with the launch of the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. And we've also seen great mobile VR options like Samsung's Gear VR and Google'...
12:30 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget How will VR and AR affect the future of entertainment?
It's been almost two years since consumer VR arrived with the launch of the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. And we've also seen great mobile VR options like Samsung's Gear VR and Google'...
12:01 am -05 - Wed, January 10, 2018
Engadget SteelSeries' new gaming mouse won't skip when you pick it up
If you're a gamer, you probably pick up your mouse frequently -- and that's a bit of a problem when you're lining up a precision shot, since the cursor tends to skip the moment you plun...
11:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Samsung's future of the living room: MicroLED, and an 8K AI TV
Samsung has a busy year ahead when it comes to TVs. There's the world's first MicroLED set, the 146-inch "The Wall," as well as an 8K TV that uses AI to upconvert lower-res content...
11:16 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Amazon expects more games for the Echo Button in 2018
Amazon's Echo Buttons are somewhat bizarre devices that allow you to add a game show element to playing trivia with Alexa. Now, it looks like the online retail giant has larger plans for the devi...
11:14 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Flying a real drone in a VR world is as weird as it sounds
As drones become more ubiquitous in our lives, it's really only been a matter of time until they integrated themselves into our arcade games as well. French startup Drone Interactive has done jus...
10:24 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Yarra 3DX soundbar uses an app to shift the audio sweet spot
Our latest audio demo at CES 2018 came from Comhear's highly-anticipated first consumer device, the Yarra 3DX. While soundbars claiming audio superpowers are a dime a dozen, the Yarra 3DX has bee...
10:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Somnoxs robotic pillow is designed to snuggle
We're all having trouble sleeping, and at least one group of researchers in the Netherlands believes it's because we're not cuddling enough. That's the thinking behind Somnox, a br...
10:05 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Coros smart bike helmet comes with bone conduction audio
I've always wanted to cycle with a Spotify playlist pounding through my ear canals. In London, though, that's a dangerous idea given the relentless traffic that threatens to side-swipe you e...
10:05 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Coros smart bike helmet comes with bone-conduction audio
I've always wanted to cycle with a Spotify playlist pounding through my ear canals. In London, though, that's a dangerous idea given the relentless traffic that threatens to side-swipe you e...
10:03 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Acer Swift 7 hands-on: A svelte and stylish laptop
HP, ASUS and Lenovo have all unveiled their take on Microsoft's always connected PC, and it's time for Acer to throw its hat into the ring. The company's offering is not just the thinne...
09:59 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Tesla has finally begun manufacturing solar roof tiles
Tesla has apparently begun manufacturing its solar roof tiles at its Buffalo, New York, factory, according to Reuters. The company is also starting the process of surveying the homes of people who pla...
09:24 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Robomart autonomous bodegas will deliver produce to your door
Shopping for fresh produce online has always been a bit of a gamble since you're not actually selecting the fruits and veggies yourself. Santa Clara, California-based startup Robomarts aims to ch...
09:17 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Cauldryn has made the swiss army knife of heated travel mugs
If you thought that the cutting edge of vacuum-insulated coffee mugs was to buy one in a color other than black, then boy have we got news for you. Cauldryn Coffee is showing off its modular coffee cu...
09:10 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Meet the selfie drone that lives in your phone case
Imagine you and a group of friends are at the peak of a mountain after a long hike. It's sunset and the sky is alight; you want to take a photo. You pull out your smartphone, but instead of flipp...
09:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Volocopter hopes to have air taxis in the sky in five years
In addition to autonomous vehicles crawling the cities without drivers, we should start getting ready for the sky to be taken over by robot chauffeurs. One of the companies working on future air taxis...
08:43 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Samsung's Bixby-powered Family Hub fridge is great at blasting tunes
The company is eagerly trying to squeeze Bixby into just about everything, and its latest Family Hub fridge is no exception. Now, this isn't the first time we've had the opportunity to yell ...
08:33 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Logan Paul may face further consequences from YouTube
Earlier this month, YouTube star Logan Paul was hit with a wave of criticism over his decision to post a video showing a suicide victim in Japan's Aokigahara forest. Posted to his YouTube channel...
08:05 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Kodak is jumping on the cryptocurrency bandwagon
Kodak's big film revival isn't working out as well as planned, which leaves it in a tough spot. How is it going to spark interest and raise a ton of cash in a hurry? Easy -- hop on the cry...
07:43 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget The Invi security bracelet repels assailants with a viscous stink
It's a dangerous world out there but walking around armed with knives or firearms isn't always an option for many people. That's where the Invi self-defense bracelet comes in. Its silve...
07:24 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget This is what a 50-qubit quantum computer looks like
From afar, it looks like a steampunk chandelier. Or an intricate collection of tubes and wires that culminate in a small steel cylinder at the bottom. It is, in fact, one of the most sophisticated qua...
07:12 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Watch Intel's CES 2018 keynote in under 10 minutes
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich held a blowout keynote to kick off CES last night, where we saw 100 mini-drones flying in unison, and a bonkers opening act with virtual instruments. The company revealed that...
07:10 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Microsoft says security fixes will noticeably slow older PCs
It's been clear for a while that the fixes for the Meltdown and Spectre memory vulnerabilities would slow down PCs, but just how bad is the hit, really? Microsoft has run some benchmarks, and it...
07:03 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Samsung knows exactly how to sell mobile VR to the public
Mobile VR has a reputation as being a sort of cheap and underwhelming experience. Samsung is rolling into CES trying its hardest to discourage that preconception. In the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas C...
06:40 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Razer's fantastical concept projects inform its future
Razer's Project Linda laptop dock might be grounded in reality, but that doesn't mean the company is out of wild ideas for the future. It's just that for this CES, Razer wanted to merge...
06:28 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Peloton's $4,000 treadmill comes with a 32-inch TV
There's just something about spinning classes that inspires a level of cultish devotion in its followers, like the bond shared between the denizens of SoulCycle. Peloton is another such company, ...
06:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Taro's camera stabilizer uses infrared for better tracking
If you want to capture any kind of sports on camera, it's incredibly valuable to have a camera stabilizer that can track the subject's movements for you. That's why many sports videogra...
05:55 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Former Psion designers return with a fresh take on the PDA
Way back when, in the days before smartphones, folks had to use a PDA to get work done when they were out and about on the go. The form factor was typified by Psion, which died off at the turn of the ...
05:45 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Huawei's Mate 10 Pro and its Porsche Design variant are coming to the US
Huawei's deal to sell its Mate 10 Pro through a US carrier has fallen apart, but you'll still be able to get one around these parts. The company confirmed today that it will sell the Mate 10...
05:45 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Huawei's new hybrid routers blend mesh and powerline connectivity
Huawei believes it has found the solution to two of the most common frustrations with WiFi routers -- blind spots and slower speeds at further distances. The company's new WiFi Q2 routers blend a...
05:40 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Twitter missed its Russia election interference deadline
Over the course of 2017, evidence emerged that Russian actors posted advertisements and content on US-facing sites leading up to the 2016 election to influence public opinion. As part of their investi...
05:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget GoBreath makes fixing your lung capacity fun
If you have issues with breathing after chest trauma, surgery or anesthesia, then there are breathing exercises designed to help. Normally, your ability to breathe is calculated by using a Spirometer,...
05:01 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Xbox One adds 'do not disturb' mode for distraction-free gaming
Just over four years later and Microsoft is still adding features to the Xbox One that existed on its predecessor, the Xbox 360. Next up is a do not disturb mode that will "suppress" notific...
04:53 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget B&O will add Google Assistant to its connected speakers this year
Earlier today at CES, Google detailed how its Assistant would be available in more cars, headphones, speakers and other devices in 2018. Bang &amp; Olufsen connected speakers are on that list. The...
04:53 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget B&O will add Google Assistant to its connected speakers this year (updated)
Earlier today at CES, Google detailed how its Assistant would be available in more cars, headphones, speakers and other devices in 2018. Bang &amp; Olufsen connected speakers are on that list. The...
04:29 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget The Huawei VR2 is a stunningly comfortable virtual reality headset
Huawei started off CES by getting a bit of bad news from AT&amp;T. But the company isn't letting the fact that it's phones won't be featured in American stores rain on its parade. I...
04:19 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Hands-on with NVIDIA's giant gaming displays and GeForce Now on PC
Nobody expected NVIDIA to get into the big screen TV world, but that's precisely what it's doing with its new Big Format Gaming Displays (BFGD). They're 65-inch 4K screens oriented more...
04:11 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Netflix hit 'BoJack Horseman' may be coming to TV
Netflix occasionally premieres shows that run alongside conventional TV broadcasts, but it's rare that online-only shows reach TV later -- Comcast's House of Cards offering was an exception ...
04:03 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Snapchat's app was a mess and this leak confirms it
Wondering why Snapchat felt compelled to redesign its app, besides the need to compete with Facebook? It should be clearer after today. The Daily Beast has obtained Snap data showing that the company ...
04:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Mercedes goes all in with in-car natural language control
Infotainment systems are a mixed bag. There are very few truly good ones, but even if an automaker can pull off a solid interface, it's mired by latency thanks to a slow processor. Typically thes...
03:51 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Samsung is teaching Bixby to count the calories in your food
Samsung has made it clear that it wants to get its Bixby virtual assistant on nearly every product it makes, but it hasn't forgotten about the AI's smartphone roots. To that end, the company...
03:49 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget FITT360 is a 360-degree camcorder you wear around your neck
Imagine if you could snap 360 degree photos and videos without holding a camera. That's the promise of the FITT360, a 360-degree camcorder that you can wear around your neck. It's one of the...
03:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Will.i.ams tech company bought headphone maker Earin
Will.i.am's tech company i.am+ revealed to TechCrunch at CES today that it had recently purchased headphone maker Earin. The company didn't disclose how much it paid for Earin and Earin'...
03:10 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget I learned how to drive in a VR traffic school
Autonomous cars are coming, but there's still going to be folks who need to learn how to drive. That's why VR Motion is building a VR driver's ED system to better prepare newbies for th...
03:04 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Toyota is the latest automaker to add Alexa to its cars
Using Alexa in your car is getting more ubiquitous. Ford, Hyundai and Volkswagen all have plans for Amazon's voice control tech, and third parties like Anker, Panasonic, Garmin and Logitech have ...
03:03 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Huawei's AT&T deal may have failed due to political pressure
Just yesterday, a deal between Huawei and AT&amp;T to sell the Chinese company's flagship phones through the carrier's US stores was reported to have fallen through. According to The Inf...
02:52 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget French officials investigate Apple for iPhone slowdowns
Last month, French organization HOP (which stands for Stop Planned Obsolescence in French) filed legal complaints against Apple after the company admitted to slowing older models of iPhones. Now, Bloo...
02:51 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget S-Ray neckband lets you blast out tunes guilt free
Directional speakers are nothing new, and the principles of using ultrasound to push audio waves to your head and nowhere else are fairly common. But now, a team here at CES is demonstrating a wraparo...
02:45 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Matrix shows off its battery-free smartwatch and IoT platform
Matrix is the company behind both the PowerWatch and the PowerWatch X, two timepieces that don't require batteries to work. Both were announced at the same time, but it's taken the X slightl...
02:41 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Lululabs skincare assistant peers deep into your pores
Getting clearer, healthier skin could soon be as easy as taking a selfie. At CES 2018 in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Lulu Lab &mdash; a member of the Samsung-C accelerator program &mdash; showed off...
02:41 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Sony's totally wireless sports earbuds are surprisingly good
During last night's press event, Sony revealed its latest sports earbuds with totally wireless and wireless models -- two of which feature active noise cancellation. Now that CES is officially op...
02:40 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget The Blocks modular smartwatch will always be a concept
It's been several years since Blocks had its initial 15 minutes of fame, capturing the internet's attention with the idea of a modular smartwatch. The first prototypes were about as rough an...
02:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Honda reveals more details about its companion mobility robots
They're really (mostly) real! At CES in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Honda officially debuted its four newest mobility and companionship robots, part of the company's 3E (Empower, Experience, Empat...
02:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Google unveils point-and-shoot VR cameras from Lenovo and Yi
Last year at VidCon, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki revealed VR180, a new video format that just shows you stuff in front of you, rather than behind you. When viewed in a VR headset, the videos are especi...
02:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget 'Blade Runner: Revelations' is built for Lenovo's new VR headset
The newly-launched Lenovo Mirage Solo is the first-ever standalone Daydream headset, so Google wants to make sure you've got stuff to do with it. Partnering with Alcon Media Group, it has unveile...
02:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Lenovos Mirage Solo makes the case for standalone Daydream headsets
Last year, Google announced that it would be making standalone Daydream headsets with the help of HTC and Lenovo. While HTC might have bowed out of the agreement, Lenovo is definitely still in it, as ...
02:01 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget LimeBike adds e-bicycles to its dockless sharing service
Renting and riding a bicycle from a dockless bike-sharing scheme can be tough work. The two-wheeled transporters are built to last, which means they often have thick, heavy frames and chunky tires. If...
01:47 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget SpaceXs Falcon Heavy rocket will test its 27 engines on January 10th
We've been talking about SpaceX's new rocket, the Falcon Heavy, for years now, so it's exciting to see that the launch vehicle inching closer to its maiden voyage. Last week, the rocket...
01:29 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Facebooks video chat device could be released this year
Facebook has long been rumored to be working on a video chat device to leapfrog the smart speaker competition. Now, apparently, financial website Cheddar has sources that say that the $499 device, nam...
01:16 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget If Trump reveals private info, Twitter could take action
It's clear by now that President Trump isn't held to the same standards as everyone else on Twitter &mdash; or at least, the standards to which Twitter claims to hold everyone else. But ...
01:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Alienware's control hub redesign folds in your game library
It's "New year, new me" for Dell's Alienware Command Center. The software control hub that comes preinstalled in Alienware computers now has a unified gaming library that pulls all...
01:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Pioneers autonomous driving tech includes LiDAR and driver monitors
Pioneer is well-known for its audio devices, but at CES, it's showing off some of its other, and maybe less expected, tech. The company has been working on Level 3 and Level 4 autonomous driving ...
01:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Dells new Mobile Connect software puts your phone on your PC
Having to look at your phone while you're in the middle of writing an important report can be incredibly distracting. You pick it up to see who texted, and end up browsing the 300 other alerts th...
01:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 hands-on: A sleek showcase of firsts
Last CES, Dell unveiled its first XPS convertible -- the XPS 13 2-in-1. This year, the company is expanding its hybrid lineup. In addition to being the first convertible of its size for the series, th...
01:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Dell and Nikki Reed harvest gold from old laptops for jewelry
Dell's no longer just an electronics company -- it now makes jewelry too (sort of). It has teamed up with actor and activist Nikki Reed on The Circular Collection, which comprises pieces made fro...
12:45 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Yahoo Sports starts streaming NFL playoff games this weekend
Last month, Verizon signed a new deal with the NFL, exchanging its rights to be the exclusive wireless carrier for NFL games for rights to air games on a wider range of devices. That has led to a few ...
12:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Ford and Postmates team up to deliver orders with self-driving cars
Ford announced at CES today that it has entered a partnership with delivery service Postmates and will begin piloting various programs to see how self-driving vehicles and on-demand delivery can work ...
12:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Catch up on all of Sony's CES 2018 news in 5 minutes
The big names at CES had rather tame press conferences this year, but that doesn't mean they didn't make any important announcements. If you missed Sony's event yesterday, don't wo...
12:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Overwatch Leagues first two seasons will air on Twitch
Blizzard has been putting a lot of work into its upcoming Overwatch professional league it introduced in late 2016. The company spent all of 2017 building it up, announcing teams based in large cities...
12:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Hulu now boasts 17 million subscribers
Hulu announced today that it ended 2017 with over 17 million subscribers, a whopping 40 percent growth compared to the numbers it released in 2016. That's a pretty big jump and not only did the s...
12:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Yevo's premium earbuds are made from illegal firearms
The Yevo X Humanium wireless earbuds and charging case launched at ...
12:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Misfit slims down its hybrid watch to make the Path
Misfit already makes hybrid smartwatches, but believes that one of the barriers between them and their adoption by the masses is their size. That's why the company has produced the Misfit Path, i...
11:30 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Live from Ford's CES 2018 press conference!
Just over six months ago, Ford's self-driving chief Brian Hackett became the company's new CEO, and now he's giving a keynote address at CES 2018. So does he have anything new up his sl...
11:02 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget SpaceX says its rocket didnt malfunction during the Zuma launch
Sunday night, SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the mysterious Zuma payload -- a satellite made by Northrop Grumman for an unnamed US government agency. The launch itself was more secretive t...
10:46 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Turing's Segway-based patrol robot can give humans a ride
Security robots typically have to operate by themselves, which can be a problem when intruders get pushy. Turing Video has a simple answer to this, however: give human security officers a lift. It j...
10:30 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget CES begins: Smart fridges, accessibility tech and really big TVs
The biggest news that came out of a day of CES press conferences? LG executives pronounce their new "ThinQ" smart appliance line "thin-cue" instead of "think." We kid, we...
10:15 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Google will remove its name from fast-loading mobile URLs
Google's fast-loading, data-saving AMP sites help you mainline morning news on the train to work, but they come with an undesirable side effect. As you will've noticed, the URL for an AMP si...
10:00 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Watch WWE highlights from ringside with NextVRs wrestling channel
The fine, well-oiled folks of World Wrestling Entertainment are bringing some of the franchise's most exciting moments to virtual reality with a new channel on the NextVR app. The WWE channel wil...
09:44 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget President Trump signs order to promote broadband in rural areas
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that will make it easier for companies to install high-speed broadband networks in rural areas. The move is designed to tackle the economic challen...
09:32 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Garmins latest running watch packs music and payments
We get it: all you wanna do this year is go for a run and leave that pricey, thousand-dollar smartphone at home. That's why almost every running watch worth its salt now comes with built-in music...
09:21 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Just Eat adds a cheeky 50p service charge to dodge EU rules
Thanks to new EU regulations, you won't have to put up with irritating card surcharges for much longer. Unfortunately, minimum card spends you come across in small shops and such will stick aroun...
09:15 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget NBC's Winter Olympics VR streams will work on almost any device
The Winter Olympics is getting a virtual reality makeover. NBC will present over 50 hours of VR coverage from the games in South Korea next month, using Intel True VR technology to create 360-degree i...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Fox Sports expands World Cup coverage to Twitter and Snapchat
Fox Sports is no stranger to leveraging the power of technology alongside its broadcasts. Now, it's expanding its coverage of the forthcoming FIFA World Cup beyond TV, with plans to feature exclu...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Project Linda is a laptop dock for the Razer Phone
It's CES, and that means Razer is in Las Vegas with another one of its concepts. As the company recently released its first smartphone, it's not too surprising that the Project Linda hardwar...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Netflix brings HDR and surround sound to the Razer Phone this month
If you're a fan of mobile entertainment, the Razer Phone is about to get better. At CES, the company just announced that it's entering a partnership with Netflix and that the handset will be...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 hands-on: A sleek showcase of firsts
Last CES, Dell unveiled its first XPS convertible -- the XPS 13 2-in-1. This year, the company is expanding its hybrid lineup. In addition to being the first convertible of its size for the series, th...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget August smart locks can now let the delivery driver into your home
While Amazon continues to toy with the idea of granting delivery drivers one-time access to your front door (or car trunk) to safely stow packages away from nimble-fingered thieves, August Home has go...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Optiss virtualization tech will make building autonomous cars easier
Developing self driving vehicle technologies is hard -- just ask Google, or Uber, or Google that other time, or that one bus from Vegas. That's why a number of companies have been working to virt...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Kate Spade designed an Android Wear smartwatch
Kate Spade, known for its colorful, bubble-gum aesthetic that draws girls from all over the world to its purses and accessories, has made its first touchscreen smartwatch. The Android Wear device was ...
08:30 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget BlackBerry Mobile commits to "at least" two new phones in 2018
It wasn't that long ago that the BlackBerry brand seemed stagnant, but devices like the KEYone and the more recent Motion seem to have gotten some people feeling the faith once more. Based on a s...
08:30 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget The BlackBerry KEYone is getting a bronze makeover
BlackBerry's KEYone was a remarkably solid return to form, and it arguably got even better when it received an all-black makeover. Now, BlackBerry Mobile is prepping one more new color variant &a...
08:30 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Alcatel's redesigned low-cost phones get 18:9 TCL screens
Although CES 2018 has almost every electronics company in the world announcing new devices, most phone makers are saving their big reveals for the upcoming Mobile World Congress in February. It's...
08:00 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget A concussion-sensing mouthguard could help avoid head injuries
Concussions are becoming an increasingly large area of concern for professional athletes in a number of sporting disciplines. It's one of the reasons that Prevent Biometrics is putting its Head I...
08:00 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Casio's solar-powered GPS watch is ideal for survivalists
Casio's beloved line of G-Shock timepieces is widening to include the new GPR B-1000, a GPS-equipped timepiece that could just save your life. The watch, which forms part of the Rangeman line, is...
08:00 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Klipsch speakers are getting Alexa and Google Assistant voice control
Voice control was all the rage at CES 2017 and this year's show appears to continue the trend. This time, another big name in audio is getting into the game: Klipsch. The company will have option...
07:31 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Hulu renews Runaways and Future Man for a second season
Hulu has renewed two of its nerdier original shows. Both Runaways and Future Man will get second seasons of 13 episodes each. Given that they debuted in the previous months, it's unclear when vie...
07:02 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Kingston's 7-in-1 USB-C hub saves your MacBook from the dongle life
As sleek and powerful as Apple's latest MacBooks are, one of their shortcomings is the lack of ports and slots, like an SD card reader. And while that's easily fixable with a dongle, things ...
06:32 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget 3M's HVAC air filter tells you when it needs replacing
As people get more concerned about the air that they're breathing, so the case for buying a smart air purifier becomes more pressing. That's what has prompted 3M to build the Filtrete Blueto...
06:16 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Qualcomm is making Cortana smart speakers easier to build
Alexa and Google Assistant are appearing on what seems like every single gadget at CES 2018, but Cortana's absence from the party has made it the butt of jokes. Luckily, Qualcomm has announced th...
06:00 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Now that the big press conferences are over, the CES show floor will open today. Before we dive into the mess of gadgets and people, however, you should check out ...
05:25 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Whirlpool and Yummly will stop you from wasting food
Back in 2017, appliance giant Whirlpool bought Yummly, the smart recipe network that plays host to over 25 million recipes. Now, the pair is showing off what the future of the partnership will look li...
05:02 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Vtech settles FTC lawsuit over children's data privacy
Two years ago, kids electronics maker Vtech suffered a data breach that exposed the personal info of five million customers (over half of whom were not adults). Naturally, the DOJ on behalf of the FTC...
04:34 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's 'Meltdown' updates are reportedly bricking AMD PCs
Following reports of unbootable machines, Microsoft has halted updates of its Meltdown and Spectre security patches for AMD computers, according to a support note spotted by the Verge. It made the mov...
04:16 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Apple will add more iPhone parental controls to combat child addiction
Apple plans to incorporate new controls into its smartphones that will allow parents to control how much their children use them, Bloomberg reports. In response to a public letter issued on January 6t...
04:00 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Libratone brings adjustable noise cancellation to wireless earbuds
Libratone's adjustable noise cancellation has been available for a while if you've been willing to plug in or wear over-ear cups, but what if you prefer wireless earbuds for your fitness ses...
03:26 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Ashley Chloe wants to build a modular smart speaker in 2019
Headphone company Ashley Chloe is thinking about building a modular smart speaker that will create a whole ecosystem of products around it. The firm turned up to CES with a concept device &mdash; ...
03:01 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Corsair's wireless gaming keyboard has a 75-hour battery life
If Logitech's no-lag wireless gaming keyboard converted you into a fan of no-wires gaming, you'll love Corsair's new offerings. The peripheral-maker has launched a handful of devices at...
02:32 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget The Little Fish VS1 is a smart speaker powered by China's Alexa
It might not have the star power of Alexa or Google Assistant, but DuerOS, Chinese web giant Baidu's AI platform, continues to pick up steam in its native country. It seems like Baidu is trying t...
02:13 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget SpaceX reportedly lost its mysterious Zuma payload
While SpaceX successfully relanded the most recent Falcon 9 it launched -- Elon Musk even tweeted about it -- its top secret payload apparently met a different fate. According to The Wall Street Journ...
01:47 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget SanDisk's tiny 1TB USB-C stick is the perfect smartphone upgrade
There's a kind of weird pleasure to be derived from the ever-shrinking size of data storage. Sandisk's latest prototype at CES 2018 continues the company's tradition of space crunching,...
01:01 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Motiv's fitness tracking ring now knows even more about you
A year after we first saw it at CES 2017, the Motiv fitness tracking ring is back with a slew of new functions. The device can already measure many of the same metrics as, say, a Fitbit or Apple Watch...
12:41 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Putting Alexa inside a pair of smartglasses makes a lot of sense
Vuzix has been a regular at CES for years, crafting head-mounted displays and smartglasses often aimed at businesses -- or very enthused wearable fans. The Vuzix Blade, its latest pair of augmented re...
12:08 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Foreo's UFO is a vibrating puck that makes facial sheet masks better
Skincare company Foreo is adding a bit of tech into a beloved pampering ritual with its new UFO and UFO Mini devices. The company is calling these smart masks, and UFO stands for "Ur Future Obses...
12:03 am -05 - Tue, January 9, 2018
Engadget Plex's plan to serve all media will soon include podcasts
After adding new features like live TV and DVR (with automated commercial removal), news and Android Auto support over the last year, we didn't see anything brand new from Plex during tonight...
11:59 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Merge is the closest thing we have to an AR Nerf gun
The folks at Merge picked a fitting name for their augmented-reality company, considering that their latest product combines the fun of Nerf guns with the fantasy of first-person shooters. The 6DoF Bl...
11:50 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Sony Aibo first impressions: old robot dog, new tricks
Sony revived its robodog series late last year, offering a limited first run of next-generation Aibos for keen Japanese fans. Despite a killer $1,800 price-tag, the company apparently sold plenty, and...
11:42 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Makeblock's Codey Rocky wants to be your kid's cute coding robot friend
Makeblock, a maker of Lego-compatible electronic blocks to teach kids how to code, has ventured into robotics. At CES 2018, it's showing off the Codey Rocky, a cute little robot that serves to be...
11:20 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Linksys unveils a cheaper version of its WiFi mesh router
Last year at CES, router specialist Linksys revealed its take on home mesh networking. Each tri-band 'Velop' tower could serve as a router, range extender, access point and bridge, giving yo...
11:14 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Intels quantum computing efforts take a major step forward
It's been almost three months since Intel announced a 17-qubit superconducting chip, meant to pave the way for a future powered by quantum computers. Today at CES, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich showed...
11:05 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Rokids AR glasses are janky as hell, but they have to start somewhere
Rokid's AR glasses aren't ready for public consumption, but the company is releasing them this year anyway. Rokid is an AI company based in China and it's made a name for itself buildin...
10:57 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Intel Studios is a high-tech soundstage for capturing 360-degree video
Intel built a high-tech soundstage in Los Angeles for capturing volumetric video in real-time. More than that, the chipmaker has forged an "exploratory partnership" with Paramount Pictures t...
10:54 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Intel is making a big bet on autonomous driving in 2018
Now that Intel's MobilEye acquisition is complete, the tech titan is ready to get the ball rolling. In fact, we might see semi-autonomous vehicles powered by MobilEye's Road Experiment Manag...
10:40 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget The Puffco Peak is the future of dabbing
Dabs aren't just for Cam Newton. It's also a great way to consume cannabis concentrates. Problem is, dabbing traditionally requires the use of either a butane blowtorch and titanium nail or ...
10:09 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Intel will patch all recent chips by the end of January
The potential impact of the major processor security flaw that went public last week can't be understated. But hardware and software companies alike have been quick to patch fixes for the first t...
10:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Intel teams up with Ferrari for AI-powered drones to analyze races
Normally when you think Intel, your mind wanders to computer chips and those four tones from their commercials. You definitely don't imagine Ferrari's racing around a track with drones overh...
10:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Nokias sleep sensor controls your smart home
Nokia has announced the Nokia Sleep, a bed sensor that sits under your mattress to provide you with data about what you get up to while unconscious. Like many of its rivals, the device will track your...
09:39 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Watch the best of Samsung's CES 2018 press conference in 12 minutes
Some of Samsung's biggest announcements broke cover before the company's big CES press conference, but that didn't stop a parade of execs from sharing their vision of a Samsung-fueled f...
09:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Netgears new Nighthawk router is built for pro gamers
Netgear is rolling out two new products designed for hardcore gamers. Launched today at CES 2018, the Nighthawk Pro Gaming WiFi Router (XR500) and Nighthawk Pro Gaming SX10 10G/Multi-Gig LAN Switch (G...
09:15 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Live from Intel's CES 2018 keynote
Once again, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich is ushering in the beginning of CES with a major keynote. This year, the big focus is on data and it's "power to transform the world." But we also h...
09:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Watch Intel's CES 2018 keynote event right here at 9:30 PM ET
The first official keynote speech of CES will come courtesy of Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, who will surely discuss "how data is transforming the world around us," autonomous vehicles and AI, b...
08:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Take a good look at the HTC Vive Pro and VR wireless adapter
The Vive Pro is a beefed-up version of HTC's original VR headset, adding integrated 3D audio and high-res OLED screens displaying 2880 x 1600, with a pixel density of 615 pixels per inch, an upgr...
08:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Sony's new soundbars can virtualize Dolby Atmos sound
Sony always makes home audio products a part of its CES presentations, and 2018 is no difference. Perhaps most notable are the HT-Z9F and HT-X9000F, two soundbars that include Dolby Atmos surround sou...
08:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Razer gaming devices now sync with your Hue lights
If you own enough Razer gear, you're probably used to a light show. But wouldn't it be nice if that show extended to your entire room? It will very shortly. Razer and Philips have formed ...
08:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Lenovo Smart Display hands-on: Google Assistant gets a new kind of home
In case you hadn't heard, Google's Assistant doesn't just live in phones, speakers and televisions anymore. You'll see the Assistant pop up in small, connected screens meant for us...
08:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Sony's CES headphone lineup covers hi-res audio, sports earbuds and more
Sony isn't just showing off its latest TVs and soundbars here at CES, the company usually reveals a lineup of headphones and Bluetooth speakers in Las Vegas. This year is no different. The compan...
08:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget JBL Link View is a Google-powered smart display with audio clout
While Amazon might have been the first to come to market with a smart display -- the Echo Show and the Echo Spot, respectively -- it's now no longer the only ones. At this year's CES, Google...
08:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Google Assistant wants to be everywhere you are in 2018
Google is at CES in a big way this year -- no, seriously -- and it's mostly centered around one product: Google Assistant. The search giant is incorporating its personal assistant AI into more de...
08:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Lenovo Miix 630 hands-on: A solid keyboard and Snapdragon power
Last month, we saw the first Snapdragon-powered PCs from ASUS and HP -- laptops and convertibles that promised 20-hour battery lives, constant connectivity and a full Windows 10 experience. Here at CE...
08:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Sony's 2018 4K TVs keep the focus on OLED, HDR and Android
Last year Sony kicked off the year by adding OLED and HDR to its lineup, then later pushed Google's Assistant AI as an upgrade for its Android TV platform. In 2018 the company is sticking to thos...
08:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Lenovo Thinkpad X1 hands-on: A meatier, more useful update
Last year, Lenovo refreshed its popular Thinkpad X1 line of flagship laptops by adding a new color option, slimming down the profile and using the latest-generation Intel chipsets. This CES, the compa...
08:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Hogar's Google Assistant speaker has a built-in smart home hub
Hogar Controls has unveiled the Google Assistant-powered Milo Smart Home Speaker with a built-in home hub that supports the Z-Wave Plus and Zigbee home automation standards. The versatile device can g...
07:55 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Everything Panasonic unveiled in under 10 minutes
Panasonic, while still a household name, isn't the consumer electronics Goliath it once was. The company turned up to CES this year in force, however, with some impressive 4K OLED TVs (which also...
07:47 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget A closer look at the Hyperloop One test pod
Here at CES, Virgin Hyperloop One is showing off a new partnership with mapping company Here, and we sat down with the company's Matt Jones to explore it further. He, alongside Dr. Anita Sengupta...
07:45 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Sony's CES 2018 press event: We're live!
Sony's left-field reveal for CES 2018 is already kinda known. It, too, is working on autonomous cars. Hopefully we'll see its conceptual party bus roll out on stage later today, but we'...
07:33 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Watch Sony's CES 2018 event right here at 8PM ET
Sony is about to hold customary CES presentation, and it's giving everyone an opportunity to tune in. The company is livestreaming the event on its website and on Ustream (below) starting at 8PM ...
07:25 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget iHeartRadio now works with Samsung's Bixby
This week at CES, iHeartMedia announced quite a few new integrations for iHeartRadio, its all-in-one digital streaming service. From Bixby, Samsung's new voice service, to a Facebook Messenger bo...
07:03 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Kids are overusing iPhones, warn two Apple investors
Apple built features into iOS years ago that prevent young users from straying anywhere parents don't greenlight. But those don't prevent kids from overusing those devices. Two investment gr...
07:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Kia unveils its electric and autonomous future
Kia's showed off a new Niro EV along with its plans for an electrified and autonomous future (aka mobility). The electric concept shows that the company is thinking beyond gas and hybrid crossove...
06:58 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Zano drone returns after multi-million dollar crowdfunding failure
You might not know many micro-drones by name, but there's a chance you know Zano. Unfortunately, that's because it was one of the more controversial Kickstarter failures of recent times. Zan...
06:53 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Qualcomm has a fix for wireless earbuds' biggest problems
While wireless earbuds have come a long way over the past two years, even great ones have issues. They haven't made the leaps in battery life that other wireless headphones have, and given their ...
06:44 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget NextVR lets you peek around players while watching VR sports
Watching concerts and sports in VR is great up until someone blocks the camera's view. Unlike in real life, you can't really poke your head around... or can you? NextVR wants to make that ...
06:33 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Oculus taps Xiaomi to make its first standalone VR headset
Hugo Barra, head of VR at Facebook, has just announced at Qualcomm's CES press conference that Oculus has partnered with Xiaomi to make its first Oculus Go headset. It'll also make a second ...
06:29 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Tougher WiFi security will keep you safe at the coffee shop
WiFi security hasn't changed much since WPA2 came to be in 2004, and that's becoming increasingly apparent when public hotspots are frequently risky and glaring exploits are all too common. ...
06:26 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Hyundai unveils its next generation fuel-cell vehicle
While electric cars and hybrids dominate the alternative vehicle headlines, automakers continue to hedge their bets with fuel cell vehicles. At CES, Hyundai unveiled its next offering, the Nexo fuel-c...
06:23 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Samsung is the latest to try modernizing the whiteboard
Samsung isn't just limiting its CES launches to your home -- it wants to spruce up your meetings, too. It's releasing a Flip digital whiteboard (or "interactive digital flip chart"...
06:06 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Samsung to bring SmartThings control to its Gear smartwatches
During its CES press conference today, Samsung announced that this year, it will bring the SmartThings app to its Gear S3 and Gear Sport smartwatches. The company's presentation was very focused ...
06:03 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget FCC chairman wants mobile alerts to be more locally targeted
Today, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai proposed a few changes to the Wireless Emergency Alert system aimed at making it more useful and functional for local officials. While the details of the proposal won'...
05:56 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Baidu debuts its Apollo 2.0 autonomous driving platform
Baidu already bills itself as "the Google of China" and like the Mountain View-based search giant, Baidu is working feverishly to develop autonomous driving technologies. At CES 2018 on Mond...
05:47 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Samsung introduces autonomous driving platform called DRVLINE
Today at CES, Samsung unveiled DRVLINE, a hardware and software platform that will allow car makers to create customized, technologically advanced autonomous vehicles. Many platforms are an all-or-not...
05:47 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Smartenna emulates seven TV antennas to find the best OTA signal
Believe it or not, some people still get their television signal over the air (OTA) from antennas. It's one way cord-cutters can watch local television without purchasing a cable subscription. Ge...
05:38 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Samsung brings Knox security to smart fridges and TVs
Samsung's Knox security is no longer limited to running on phones and tablets. The tech firm has announced that it's integrating Knox across its connected devices, including TVs, appliances ...
05:31 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget HyperX memory improves your PC's light show with infrared
Many PC enthusiasts use light-up RAM to add a flair to their systems. But creating a proper, synchronized light show isn't always easy. Even if you have the right motherboard, compatible RAM an...
05:16 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Canarys new security cam offers simpler features for a low price
Canary announced today that two new camera features as well as one new product are coming to its home security line. First up, Canary said last month that with the help of its new AI-powered intellige...
05:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Harman is designing smart interiors for tomorrow's autonomous cars
The days of owning your own car may soon be coming to an end, what with the growing popularity of ride sharing matched with the promise of autonomous vehicle technology. Should that self-driving car s...
04:58 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget LG Display's giant rollable OLED TV is indistinguishable from magic
LG Display managed to showcase a hand-rollable OLED screen a few years ago at CES, but it was clearly in its early prototype stages. Sure, exciting but also distant. Now, the world's first rollab...
04:45 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Live from Samsung's CES 2018 press conference!
Samsung press conferences rarely disappoint, and we're hoping that'll be the case today -- the company's big CES 2018 keynote is about to kick off, and we'll be bringing you all th...
04:22 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget AI adds background noise to Google Street View scenes
Google Street View is a great way to imagine you're somewhere else, walking the streets of a bustling foreign city or making your way through a quiet, tree-lined neighborhood. Now, thanks to a pr...
04:21 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget HTC unveils a wireless adapter for Vive VR headsets
The dream of a wire-free HTC Vive is close to becoming a practical reality. HTC has unveiled a Vive Wireless Adapter that uses Intel's WiGig to eliminate the corded connection for both the origin...
04:18 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Ex-Google employee behind anti-diversity memo sues for discrimination
James Damore, the Google employee who was fired after circulating an anti-diversity memo last August, isn't over his dismissal apparently as he has now filed a lawsuit against his former employer...
04:18 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Ex-Google employee behind anti-diversity memo sues for discrimination (updated)
James Damore, the Google employee who was fired after circulating an anti-diversity memo last August, isn't over his dismissal apparently as he has now filed a lawsuit against his former employer...
04:08 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget AT&T reportedly won't sell Huawei phones after all
Huawei's flagship phone, the Mate 10, was rumored to be coming to the US this February. The Chinese smartphone maker was reportedly in talks with AT&amp;T to sell its phones, but it looks as ...
04:08 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget HTC has a new high-res Vive Pro VR headset
HTC has a few upgrades in store for its Vive virtual reality headset, the Vive. First up, the Vive Pro, which features a pair of higher resolution OLED screens (2880 x 1600 versus the original's ...
04:01 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Watch Samsung's CES 2018 event right here at 5PM ET
Ready to see what Samsung will be announcing this year at CES? The company's big event is happening today at 5PM ET / 2PM PT. We've got the YouTube livestream embedded below, and we'll ...
04:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget TCL's 6-Series Roku TVs sport a metal design, 4K and Dolby Vision HDR
Building off of the success of its budget-friendly P-Series TVs, TCL is teaming up with Roku again on new 4K HDR sets for 2018. First up, the company has introduced its 6-Series premium line, which fe...
04:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget TCL taps Roku's wireless speaker tech for its Alto soundbar
After Roku announced its wireless speaker platform last week, it's no surprise we're seeing new devices at CES with the tech built in. TCL already bakes Roku into some of its televisions, an...
03:45 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Live from the HTC Vive press event at CES 2018!
HTC Vive is one of the most promising virtual reality platforms at the moment, and today at CES 2018 we'll get to see what the company has planned for the future. It's not clear if there wil...
03:29 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Hisense shows a 150-inch 4K 'Laser TV' projector
One last surprise at the Hisense CES 2018 press conference was this short-throw projector, a 150-inch version of the 4K Laser TV projector it launched last year. The company didn't mention a rele...
03:23 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Everything NVIDIA unveiled in under 10 minutes
NVIDIA's CEO Jensen Huang is very excited about autonomous cars, video games, and really everything that uses a GPU. His enthusiasm was so high that he spent two hours on stage last night waxing ...
03:07 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Optoma's 4K projector uses Alexa to set the mood for movie night
Amazon's Alexa voice assistant is already finding its way into TVs, so why not projectors? Optoma certainly thinks it makes sense -- the company has launched what it says is the first projector ...
02:50 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget JBL adds Google Assistant to its Everest line of headphones
Samsung-owned Harman International just announced three new models for its JBL Everest line of wireless headphones. The over-ear 710GA, on-ear 310GA and in-ear 110GA all include Google Assistant (henc...
02:49 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Twitter may have resumed verifying users
Twitter took heat all through 2017 for bungling its delicate balance between protecting free speech and enforcing its policies to protect users from harassment. One of the flashpoints was the unintend...
02:43 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget MyLiFi lamp delivers secure internet via LEDs
MyLiFi is a lamp that provides a secure, wireless, radiowave-free internet connection to nearby devices, all through the data-transferring power of LEDs. It's a simplistic, industrial-style desk ...
02:41 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Hisense's exclusive World Cup TV app will stream games in 4K HDR
Along with its latest TV and word of more Laser TV to come, Hisense just announced that its World Cup sponsorship will snag it an exclusive version of the Fox Sports Go app. On Hisense TVs, customers ...
02:34 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Linksys introduces the first router that prioritizes Xbox One gaming
This week at CES, Linksys is debuting a new gaming router, the WRT32XB, which is the first (and only) device that's specifically optimized for the demands of the Xbox One. It's basically an ...
02:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Hyperloop One and Here made an app for imaginary Hyperloops
Virgin Hyperloop One has teamed up with mapping company Here to build an app that lets you pretend that Hyperloops are real. The app is designed to be your transportation portal in a future where vacu...
02:19 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Hisense plans to launch more versions of its 'Laser TV'
At the end of last year Hisense launched the $10,000 100-inch 4K "Laser TV" projector we saw at CES 2017, and this year it's continuing to push that home theater in a box. According to ...
02:19 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Hisense plans to launch more versions of its Laser TV
At the end of last year Hisense launched the $10,000, one-hundred-inch 4K Laser TV projector we saw at CES 2017, and this year it's continuing to push that home theater in a box. According to Pre...
02:08 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget CNBC: GoPro is putting itself up for sale
Hot on the heels that GoPro is firing up to 300 people and pulling out of the drone business is the news that the company may put itself up for sale. CNBC is reporting that the action camera maker has...
01:57 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Panasonic adds to its 4K OLED lineup with FZ800 and FZ950 TVs
Panasonic is kicking off 2018 with two new 4K, OLED and HDR-compatible TV ranges. The FZ800 and FZ950 series, which will ship in 55-inch and 65-inch sizes, follow the flagship EZ1002 from last year. T...
01:52 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Senate bill to undo the net neutrality repeal will get a vote
How could any of us forget that dreary day in December when the FCC voted to repeal Title II net neutrality regulations? However, all hope is not lost. In mid-December, Edward Markey (D-MA) and 27 oth...
01:46 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Apple updates macOS and iOS to address Spectre vulnerability
Just a few days after Apple disclosed how it would be dealing with the Meltdown bug that affects modern computers, it's pushed out fixes for the Spectre exploit as well. iOS 11.2.2 includes "...
01:45 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Panasonic's GH5s is the ultimate mirrorless camera for 4K video
The GH5 has been a video-centric camera since its debut, but Panasonic is pushing that into new territory with the launch of the GH5s mirrorless. Aimed specifically at videographers, it has a 10.2-meg...
01:36 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Panasonic and Alexa Onboard bring offline voice control to your car
At CES today, Panasonic announced a partnership with Amazon that will bring Alexa to your car. Dubbed Alexa Onboard, it works with Panasonic's Skip Gen IVI technology and is meant to make life wi...
01:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget GE made a giant Echo Show rival that lives above your stove
Making your refrigerator the hub of your home is so last CES. This year, it's all about that range. Your cooking range, that is. On Monday, GE Appliances debuted its latest smart home solution, a...
01:28 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Facebook kills its M AI assistant on January 19th
Facebook M is, or was, an artificially-intelligent AI that used human operatives to ensure that its recommendations were on point. "Was," at least, because the social network has revealed th...
01:17 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Our first look at Samsung's massive 146-inch 4K MicroLED TV
Last night, Samsung unveiled its vision for the future of the living room: The Wall, a 146-inch 4K TV made up of MicroLED panels. Yes, Samsung is skipping OLED entirely as it moves beyond its "QL...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's Xbox was the last great CES reveal
CES was a different show 17 years ago. In 2001, the Best of Show award went to the DataPlay disc, a postage-stamp-size memory card that held up to 500MB of data. If you can't remember it, don...
12:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget A portrait of Earth and the Moon from 3 million miles away
Sometimes you need to step back to see the big picture, and if your subjects are 249,000 miles apart, you need to step waaay back. Luckily, the spacecraft OSIRIS-REx is moving rapidly away from us and...
12:27 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Facebook strikes music licensing deal with Sony
Facebook has signed a deal with Sony that will let you upload videos containing its music without worrying about them being taken down, Variety reports. Users will be able to upload and share videos o...
12:21 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Toyota introduces e-Palette, its mobile retail space
The news of CES is mobility and Japanese automaker Toyota isn't about to be left out. At the annual consumer electronics conference the company that brought us the Prius announced its mobile mark...
12:18 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Google Wallet and Android Pay are finally united under one brand
Google's payment strategy has been more than a little confusing. It originally offered tap-to-pay under the Google Wallet badge, but it moved that functionality to Android Pay while turning Goog...
12:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Ring adds more camera and light options to its home security line
Ring's evolution from a smart doorbell to the biggest name in home security has reached a new milestone today. The company has announced a pair of new indoor/outdoor video cameras to better compe...
11:45 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget LG's 2018 4K TVs include AI and smarter HDR
After a fair amount of teasing, LG is ready to take the wraps off of its 2018 4K TV lineup -- and in many ways, it's an evolution of what you saw last year. Its flagship OLED lines (the Signature...
11:18 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Aptiv's self-driving Lyfts took erratic Las Vegas traffic in stride
One of the reasons that automakers are pursuing self-driving cars is that, while they'll initially be too expensive to put up for sale to individuals, ride-hailing services (aka mobility) offer t...
11:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Yale's Nest-controlled smart lock arrives in early 2018
Yale, the lock company that recently purchased August, recently joined forces with Nest on a new smart lock, and we now know more about the product and when it will arrive. The Nest x Yale lock gives ...
11:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Philips launches new 4K TVs with Dolby Vision HDR
If you're building a 4K TV with HDR, then you have to pick a side: Dolby Vision or HDR10+, and Philips is squarely in the former camp. This year, the company is expanding support for the standard...
11:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Philips' kitchen-friendly TV packs Google Assistant
A voice assistant can't help you chop vegetables, but it can talk you through how to get your own to look like they were sliced by a professional. It's one of the reasons that Philips has cr...
11:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget SOLOS smart cycling glasses are going for a run
While the consumer smart glasses craze has ebbed, the technology has found a niche in the sport training world -- especially among cyclists. At CES 2018 on Monday, SOLOS debuted the latest iteration o...
10:50 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget CES starts this week: TVs, cars and voice-controlled everything
The two things you can count on are death and taxes, so the saying goes. We'd suggest an addition to that list: a slew of new technology pouring out of CES each January. The world's largest ...
10:45 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Live from LG's CES 2018 press conference!
Day Zero of CES 2018 is here and it's LG who is kicking off the tech hoopla. We'll likely see the company introduce some new OLED TVs and possibly even a smartphone, the "raspberry red&...
10:30 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Bragi's Project Ears is fusing wireless audio with hearing aids
Bragi's appearance at this year's CES isn't about an updated pair of earbuds. At least, not yet. It's taking its audio tech in a new, health-based direction, working with Mimi Hear...
10:15 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Westinghouse's 43-inch 4K Android TV set costs $350
Perhaps one of the best developments for tech consumers over the last few years has been the arrival of very cheap, surprisingly feature-rich 4K TVs from companies like Vizio. That trend continues thi...
10:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget The Engadget CES stage kicks off at 1PM ET tomorrow
Team Engadget has descended upon Las Vegas to cover CES -- and we've just put the finishing touches on our booth in the middle of the Las Vegas Convention Center. This is the sixth consecutive ye...
09:56 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget GoPro cuts nearly 300 jobs as it quits making drones
GoPro still isn't in the best of health, and that's leading it to make some tough decisions about its future. The action camera maker has confirmed that it's cutting nearly 300 jobs (f...
09:45 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget UVify's Oori is a 60MPH micro drone that leaves others in the dust
At last year's CES, drone newcomer UVify made a splash with its speedy Draco racing quad. So much so, we awarded it the "Best Drone" in the official Best of CES awards. This year, the t...
09:31 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Aurasens' lounger is a haven of haptic chill inside tradeshow chaos
Tradeshows can grind you down. Yes, CES 2018 hasn't even started, but I can always do with a little moment of chill, however fleeting. Aurasens' "visceral, trans-sensory journey" b...
09:31 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Aurasens' lounger is a haven of haptic chill inside CES chaos
Tradeshows can grind you down. Yes, CES 2018 hasn't even started, but I can always do with a little moment of chill, however fleeting. Aurasens' "visceral, trans-sensory journey" b...
09:15 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Wireless charging nears unification as Powermat cedes to Qi
Consumers have been living with multiple wireless charging standards for six years, but those annoying times are nearly over. Powermat, the only contender to the dominant format Qi, has joined the Wir...
09:10 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Insta360 Nano S does 'multi-cam' video with 4K spherical capture
Before the Pro, One and Air, Insta360 was already known for its relatively affordable 360 camera dongle, Nano, for iOS devices since 2016. For this CES, the Chinese startup brought out a Nano S which ...
09:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget ASUS' latest ZenFone and its big battery will hit the US next month
ASUS' ZenFone line is still pretty fresh in our minds, but that didn't stop the company from showing off yet another new smartphone here at CES 2018. The awkwardly named ZenFone Max Plus (M1...
09:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget ASUS rounds out its all-in-one lineup with the Vivo AiO V272 and V222
ASUS laptops might get all the attention, but let's not forget that the Taiwanese company churns out some solid all-in-one desktops, too. Sadly, despite announcing two new models today &mdash...
09:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget ASUS' Tinker Board S is a powerful platform for DIY types
Last year ASUS tried to win over DIYers with the Tinker Board. It tried to elbow in on Raspberry Pi's territory. And even made an attempt to upstage it by making the Tinkerboard incredibly powerf...
09:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget ASUS can turn three screens into one seamless gaming display
The most interesting accessory ASUS brought to CES this year isn't high-tech at all. In fact, it doesn't even require power or software to operate. The ROG Bezel-free Kit is for gaming fans ...
09:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget The ASUS Chromebox 3 is destined for businesses
The vast majority of machines running Google's Chrome OS are laptops, but that hasn't stopped some companies from trying to put the lightweight software into tiny desktop boxes. ASUS has bee...
09:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget ASUS continues its glorious tradition of spaceship routers with the RT-AX88U
it wouldn't be CES if we didn't have some crazy new routers to check out. Enter the ASUS RT-AX88U. Unlike some past ASUS routers, this one is a bit of a sleeker, perhaps more dangerous beast...
09:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Here wants to help ride-hailing services find new passengers
Ride-hailing services are big business, and Here wants a piece of the action. The company &mdash; created by Nokia and sold to a consortium of German car manufacturers in 2015 &mdash; has anno...
09:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget ASUS' latest laptop embraces eSports with help from a top team
ASUS has partnered with SKT T1, one of the biggest teams in eSports, on its latest iteration of the ROG Strix laptop line. The ROG Strix SKT T1 Hero Edition is a laptop designed to play Multiplayer On...
09:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget ASUS' new Lyra routers are seriously unconventional
ASUS has developed an interesting habit. Forget routers with subtle designs that blend into your living room -- the company has started making routers that look straight up wack. Case in point: the Bl...
09:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Onewheel doubles the range of its electric skateboard
There's nothing quite like the Onewheel. The electric rideable is like a skateboard, unicycle and balance board rolled into one; a chunky tire sits in the middle while your feet rest on wooden pa...
09:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Whirlpool plugs Alexa and Google Assistant into its appliances
Whirlpool's smart appliances have already had some voice assistant control, but they're about become particularly AI-savvy. The company has unveiled a 2018 lineup where many appliances suppo...
08:53 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Google bans sketchy UK ads for profiteering addiction helplines
Google's not having the best start to the year, as it's already been called out, yet again, for unscrupulous advertising practices. An investigation by The Sunday Times shed light on a signi...
08:30 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget This robot therapy duck comforts kids with cancer
CES is flush with giant TVs, smart fridges, and plenty of other superfluous nonsense. So it was a breath of fresh air when a company called Sproutel and Aflac showed up with a robot duck designed to c...
08:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Tiles item-finding technology gets built into Bose earbuds
Ever lost a pair of earbuds? Or your luggage at the airport? Or worse, your inhaler? Well, starting this year, Tile will partner with companies like Bose, Samsonite and Propeller Health to help you fi...
08:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget D-Link adds battery-powered and LTE cameras to its home security line
D-Link introduced two new home monitoring cameras at CES that tackle logistics shortfalls of domestic security. One is a wire-free system boasting battery power that lasts up to 11 months, while the o...
08:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget D-Link unveils high-speed and mesh options for its router lineup
D-Link has a new trio of router packages to show off at CES. Like other device providers, one focuses on security, while the others include a high-speed one optimized for bandwidth-intensive activitie...
07:30 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Mira fertility monitor helps you track your ovulation with AI
One of the problems with over-the-counter fertility monitors is that they don't often tell you much beyond if you happen to be ovulating at the time you're taking the test. If you are, there...
07:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Garmin Speak Plus mixes Amazon Alexa with a dash cam
Don't think it's enough to have Amazon Alexa in your car? Garmin thinks it has a better proposition: throw in a dash cam. Its new Speak Plus includes the same voice assistant that offers dir...
07:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Garmin's latest smartwatch can play music during your run
Yes, you can listen to music on a smartwatch without keeping your phone nearby, but that usually means settling for relatively simple fitness tracking. Garmin may have a solution that eliminates those...
06:30 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget China reportedly wants to curtail wasteful bitcoin mining
China is reportedly seeking an "orderly exit" from bitcoin mining, according to a leaked document seen by Quartz. The nation's internet finance regulator is asking local governments to ...
06:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Monday, January 8th 2017
It begins. We've parachuted the Engadget team into Vegas ready to tackle CES 2018, and while the press events officially start tomorrow, we're already reporting on cars, chips and a bunch of...
05:30 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget This projector screen lets you watch two (or more) movies at the same time
As it happens, one of the wildest &mdash; and most divisive &mdash; things I've seen at CES so far doesn't have wires or draw power or even turn on. MirraViz is a company out of Frem...
05:02 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Showtime swears 'Halo' TV show is still in 'active development'
It's that time of year again: that is, time to promise that Steven Spielberg's Halo TV series isn't dead. In an interview with TV Guide, Showtime CEO David Nevins promised that the live...
04:29 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Wearable home theater lets you see what's outside
Home theater headsets have come a long way, but there's still a common problem: they tend to dominate your face. It's hard to know when someone wants your attention unless they tap on your ...
04:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Sony's mid-range Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra are still all about the cameras
CES hasn't been much of a smartphone show in recent years, but don't tell Sony that. Rather than save the goods for Mobile World Congress, the company decided to reveal a trio of new Xperias...
04:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Sennheiser's latest wireless earbuds are an alternative to Beats X
High-quality audio company Sennheiser introduced new wraparound Bluetooth earbuds to its lineup to compete with Apple's AirPods and Beats X. The company's CX 6.00BT model features an integra...
03:52 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Alexa is coming to Windows 10 PCs from HP, ASUS and others
Amazon's Alexa recently arrived on headphones and even toilets, but it's about to become much more ubiquitous by hitting Windows 10 PCs later this year. HP, ASUS and Acer have revealed that ...
03:01 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget HP's Omen PCs will let you stream games to slower computers
HP is getting into the game streaming arena -- though probably not in the way you'd expect. With the aptly titled "Omen Game Stream" app, it'll integrate the feature in all of its ...
03:01 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget HP's Z 3D camera brings Sprout 3D capture to any PC
HP's Sprout all-in-one PCs have always been intriguing: they're ideal 3D capture machines, thanks to their unique cameras. But they're also inconvenient if you already have a powerful c...
03:01 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget HP unveils an Intel version of its Envy x2 hybrid
It turns out HP has another Envy x2 hybrid laptop coming this year, in addition to the Snapdragon-powered model it unveiled last month. As you'd expect, instead of a mobile chip, it features an I...
03:01 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget Anker's Bluetooth charger brings Alexa to your modern car
Some automakers are already planning to load their new models with Amazon's famous voice assistant, but you don't need to buy a new car to have Alexa as a road companion. Anker has launched ...
03:01 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget HP's Spectre x360 15 gets the usual upgrades and a fingerprint reader
You'd be hard pressed to see a big difference between HP's last Spectre x360 15, and the new version of the convertible it's debuting at CES. Aside from the slightly edgier styling this...
01:12 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA adds Instagram-like filters to your games
NVIDIA is diving into curious new territory with its next GeForce Experience update: filters. With a new beta feature called Freestyle, you can spice up your gameplay with 15 different filters. Becaus...
12:30 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA and Volkswagen team up to build an AI co-pilot
Volkswagen's been talking about its intelligent co-pilot system for upcoming vehicles since last year's CES when it introduced Yui. So it's no surprise that this year it announced it�...
12:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA unveils 65-inch 4K 'Big Format Gaming Displays' with G-SYNC
We've seen the rumors and speculation about an Apple TV, but it turns out NVIDIA beat them to the punch. At CES today, the company unveiled its "Big Format Gaming Displays" (BFGDs), mon...
12:00 am -05 - Mon, January 8, 2018
Engadget AMD's Radeon Vega GPU is headed everywhere, even to machine learning
For 2018, AMD is building on its major innovations from last year: its new Ryzen CPU architecture and Radeon Vega graphics. Indeed, Vega is so versatile even its main competitor, Intel, has tapped it ...
11:55 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA unveils its powerful Xavier SOC for self-driving cars
As the need for more powerful processors in the emerging self-driving and semi-autonomous car grows, NVIDIA is making sure it stays ahead of the trend. At CES, the GPU-building powerhouse unveiled the...
11:49 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget They make air bags for people now
French company Helite has been selling wearable airbags in some shape or form for many years. Typically, it's targeted bikers, horse riders, light aircraft pilots and other people with dangerous ...
11:47 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget A smart insole pairs with an app to track how tired you are
Two years ago, at CES 2016, we found a pair of smart shoes that can be "laced" by simply tapping a virtual button on a smartphone app. Now, the company behind those sneakers, Zhor Tech, has ...
11:42 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget NeoMano is an everyday robotic glove for patients with paralysis
Patients with spinal cord injuries, according to assistive technology company Neofect, face three major challenges navigating their day to day lives: Opening and closing doors, brushing their teeth an...
11:35 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget ThirdEyes AR glasses come with massive swappable batteries
I know what you're thinking, and yes &mdash; these are some dorky-looking AR glasses. What they lack in style, however, they arguably make up for in battery life. The ThirdEye X1 packs two ho...
11:25 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Mymanu Clik offers real-time translation in 37 languages
Mymanu's Clik+ headphones come with a big promise: live translation between 37 languages. We saw something similar recently from Google and Bragi, but both of those are operating as a middleman, ...
11:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget RightEye's EyeQ system uses eye-tracking to uncover brain injury
There's more to your eyesight than just whether or not you can see. Often, your vision can be a window to other health issues, like autism, Parkinson's and even whether you have a concussion...
10:56 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget SureFire's ARON ecosystem enables augmented reality without Wi-Fi
SureFire is laying the foundation for a post-Wi-Fi world. Its new platform, ARON, is a communications system designed to transmit real-world data via infrared light, allowing users to access an augmen...
10:34 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Velco's smart handlebars use lights to guide you home
Smartphones are great for getting you where you want to go. But when you're on two wheels, it can be tough to keep track of your progress. You either have to pull over, or attach your device to t...
10:33 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Orbi's 360 degree camera glasses are set to ship this spring
A delicate balance must be struck when using action cameras, between capturing your adventures and keeping your hands free. But with Orbi's 360 degree camera glasses, you'll no longer have t...
10:30 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Dreamlight's smart eye mask is designed to help you sleep
For everyone but the journalists covering the show, CES is all about catching up on, and improving the quality of, your sleep. One company with an eye on getting you well-rested is Dreamlight, which i...
10:30 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Moodos smart fragrance box adds a hint of vanilla to your home
It's no secret that not every Kickstarter or Indiegogo project becomes a reality. Often times, these ideas get crowdfunded but don't get turned into an actual product, but thankfully that wa...
10:27 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Aveine takes the wait out of aerating wine
Aerating wine can dramatically improve the taste by just letting it sit in a glass or decanter for a while. However, sometimes you don't really want to wait an hour (or several hours) to have tha...
10:27 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Google uses GPS and smart locks to secure wayward campus bikes
Google is well-known for offering free bikes on campus to help its employees get around, but those bikes frequently don't stay on campus. Up to 250 go missing per week -- and that's rather i...
10:06 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Coravin's smart wine opener doesn't remove the cork
If you're not familiar with Coravin, the company makes wine openers that allow you to pour a glass without removing the cork. The devices pierce the cork with a thin needle that doesn't remo...
10:02 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget The Sgnl wristband is almost ready to turn your hand into a phone
We've seen Innomdle Lab's Sgnl wearable at CES a few times before, but it's worth revisiting because a) it's an absolutely crazy idea that works and b) it's very nearly ready ...
10:01 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Lussya is a $300 baby lotion dispenser disguised as modern art
Massage is good for adults and great for babies, who use the stimulation to bond with their parents, calm down and work out their gas. It's why French startup Caressa is building My Lussya One, a...
09:42 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Cosmo's bike helmet light will alert others when you fall
Cycling can be dangerous, especially if you ride at night or in busy metropolitan areas. To help, a startup called Cosmo Connected is working on a smart light that clips onto the back of your helmet. ...
09:35 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Sniffy Market will let you smell products as you shop
If you've ever wanted your retail shopping experience to include more smells, well... get excited about Sniffy. It's a prototype product meant for stores that want to let their customers sme...
09:30 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Jabra's Elite 65t are affordable wireless earbuds with great sound
Jabra may have just announced its latest totally wireless earbuds at CES, but I got a hold of a pair early and have been using them as primary headphones for about a week. While the $170 Elite 65t tha...
09:21 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget The Enhancia ring turns your gestures into musical effects
Enhancia consists of a rubber ring that you wear while playing the keyboard, connected to a larger hub. Its purpose is to augment whatever tune you're playing with effects that are common in mode...
09:14 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Hulu's 'The Handmaid's Tale' wins best TV drama at Golden Globes
Streaming shows are no strangers to picking up Golden Globe awards, and that trend is continuing at the 2018 ceremony. To start, Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale has won awards for both the best T...
09:09 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Moen makes Alexa and Siri your shower concierge
Our bathrooms are about to get a lot smarter, if the latest technology being unveiled here at CES 2018 is any indication. Moen, which released its U by Moen smart shower system last year, is adding Al...
09:04 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget These smart shoes alert you if your grandma falls
We've seen our fair share of smart shoes at CES in the past, including a pair you can "lace up" using your smartphone. And today, at CES 2018, we came across some more interesting footw...
09:01 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Intel's new NUC will show off AMD's Vega GPU
We've called Intel's NUC "the future of tiny desktops." That's truer than ever with the newest version of the device, which is powered by the company's new 8th generation...
09:01 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Intel unveils its first chips with AMD's Vega graphics
The fruits of Intel and AMD's unprecedented partnership are finally here. Intel just unveiled its 8th generation Core CPUs with AMD's RX Vega M, bringing together its fastest mobile processo...
09:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Samsung's 2018 4K TVs add Bixby AI
Even if you can't spring for an 85-inch 8K TV or a screen large enough to be called The Wall, Samsung still has something new for your next TV. Its 2018 Smart TV platform is getting an upgrade wi...
09:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Samsung is ready to build a 146-inch TV wall in your house
Last year Samsung announced a 34-foot 4K LED TV that could challenge movie theater screens, and now it's ready to sell a version for home use. The Wall by Samsung uses similar MicroLED tech that ...
09:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Samsung's 8K TV uses AI that 'learns' to upscale low-res video
In 2013 Samsung introduced a $40,000 85-inch 4K TV with an easel-like design, before showing off an 8K demo unit in 2014. Now at CES 2018 Samsung is showing off this 8K-resolution Q9S that continues t...
09:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Jabra's newest wireless earbuds promise better sound and voice control
Apple's AirPods aren't the only truly wireless earbuds out there. In fact, Jabra is releasing the third generation of its own take on the technology: the Elite 65t and Elite Active 65t wirel...
08:55 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Whill's new electric wheelchair is light, portable and fast
Whill's electric wheelchair picked up the award for Best Accessibility Tech in last year's Best of CES, and now it's back with a newer, lighter and more portable version of that vehicle...
08:52 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Samsung's Notebook 9 Pen is a super-light Galaxy Note/laptop mashup
Samsung announced a handful of laptops before CES even started, but only one of the was really new: the Notebook 9 Pen. It isn't Samsung's first attempt at blending a laptop and a Galaxy Not...
08:43 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Samsung adds Bixby voice control to its Family Hub smart fridge
Samsung is fulfilling its promise of spreading Bixby beyond mobile devices -- it just unveiled a Family Hub 3.0 refrigerator whose star attraction is (you guessed it) Bixby voice control. The company ...
08:43 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Nuheara's wireless earbuds can also help you hear better
Now that the totally wireless earbuds craze is here, companies are looking to find ways to stand out from the crowd. Thanks to the Over-the Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017, the US government freed up ...
08:42 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Xenoma builds smart clothing for dementia patients
Smart fabric company Xenoma is looking for ways to integrate its technology into our lives, and is looking to do so in the medical space. The Japanese outfit is showing off a set of smart pajamas that...
08:34 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Skully plans to ship its Fenix AR motorcycle helmet by summer
It's been a rollercoaster year for Skully. After failing to deliver on its IndieGoGo crowdfunding promises, the company appeared all but dead in August of 2016 when LeEco passed on acquiring the ...
08:24 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget First SpaceX launch of 2018 carries a secret payload
SpaceX's first mission of 2018 has more than its share of mystery. The company has successfully launched "Zuma," a mysterious government payload, into orbit from Cape Canaveral. How mys...
08:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget LOreal and John Rogers built a thumbnail-sized UV sensor
L'Oreal is not a name that you'd normally associate with CES, but the cosmetics giant is now a regular exhibitor at the show. This year, the company is demonstrating a thumbnail-worn smart d...
08:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Google Assistant will unlock Schlage Sense deadbolts
Schlage's Sense smart deadbolt now works with (almost) any virtual assistant under the Sun. The lock maker has revealed that Sense will support Google Assistant early in the first quarter, lettin...
07:10 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Live from CES 2018!
We're on the ground in bright and dry Las Vegas for CES 2018 and ready to get this party started. We'll be stuffing your eyes and ears with all the latest news from the world's biggest ...
06:15 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Byton unveils its first EV with a focus on in-car experience
As we get closer to a world where the car is doing most of the actual driving, traditional automakers are trying to figure out what passengers will be doing when they're not driving. Car startup ...
06:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Sensorwake will crowdfund a nighttime scent diffuser in April
Sensorwake burst onto the scene with a smell-based alarm clock that operated on the belief that scents were better than sounds. Now, the company is attempting to make a further in-road into our bedroo...
04:31 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget LG's Alexa-powered fridge sends recipes to your oven
Now that LG's Alexa-equipped refrigerator is no longer a novelty, the company is moving on to the next step: appliances that work in harmony. It's introducing a range of smart appliances tha...
03:02 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Oculus Go headset pops up at the FCC with two models
The Oculus Go headset is edging closer to its promised early 2018 launch, and we're learning more about what that entails thanks to the necessary paperwork. A recently discovered FCC filing has ...
01:31 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Sprint CEO to join Uber's board of directors
SoftBank has more than just a large stake in Uber -- it'll soon have some direct control as well. Recode sources understand that Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure is taking one of SoftBank's two sl...
12:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget DJI built a one-handed stabilizer for your SLR or mirrorless camera
DJI hasn't just been working on smartphone stabilizers ahead of CES &mdash; it also built its first single-handed stabilizer for SLRs and mirrorless cameras. As with the refined Osmo Mobile, ...
12:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget DJI's second smartphone gimbal gets improved controls and a lower price
DJI's Osmo Mobile set the standard for shooting stabilized smartphone videos, and now the time is right for a follow-up. The company officially revealed the new DJI Osmo Mobile 2, a redesigned se...
11:00 am -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget After Math: CESpocalypse Now
Get hyped everybody, it's CES week! This is the high holy holiday of tech geekdom, a pilgrimage through the hallowed halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Everybody's going to be there. ...
09:28 am -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Thieves swipe a portion of China's solar road
Solar roads have plenty of potential problems, such as damage and snow, but theft? Apparently that's a concern, too. China's Qilu Evening News reported that thieves carved out a small (5.9...
07:03 am -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Florida phishing attack exposes data for 30,000 Medicaid recipients
Large-scale medical hacks are horrible in themselves, but sometimes it's the ease of the hacks that's scary -- and Florida knows this first-hand. The state's Agency for Health Care Adm...
01:05 am -05 - Sun, January 7, 2018
Engadget Key CRISPR gene editing methods might not work for most humans
At first glance, CRISPR gene editing looks like the solution to all the world's ills: it could treat or even cure diseases, improve birth rates and otherwise fix genetic conditions that previousl...
11:11 pm -05 - Sat, January 6, 2018
Engadget Amazon folds its little-known anime service into Prime Video
Amazon has killed off the anime streaming platform it launched merely a year ago, according to Kotaku, and we're not exactly surprised. Anime Strike required an additional $5 a month on top of Pr...
10:44 pm -05 - Sat, January 6, 2018
Engadget LG Display delivers a 65-inch rollable OLED
Four years ago LG Display showed us an 18-inch OLED screen capable of rolling up like a newspaper and promised larger versions in the future. Now it's delivering, with a 65-inch OLED that's ...
09:33 pm -05 - Sat, January 6, 2018
Engadget Epic pins 'Fortnite' server woes on Meltdown patches
The Meltdown vulnerability is bound to have far-reaching effects on the computing industry, but it's having a very tangible effect right now: it's causing chaos for multiplayer gaming. Epic...
08:19 pm -05 - Sat, January 6, 2018
Engadget Why is Google taking over Vegas for CES 2018?
Google doesn't usually have a big presence at CES, but that's changed in a big way this year. You can't help but notice that the monorail circling the Las Vegas Convention Center bears ...
07:29 pm -05 - Sat, January 6, 2018
Engadget US border guards searched 60 percent more devices in 2017
In 2017, the US Customs and Border Protection searched 30,200 electronic devices. That's over 60 percent the number of searches its personnel conducted the year before to the dismay of privacy ad...
06:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 6, 2018
Engadget HP updates its Chromebook lineup with 11- and 14-inch models
HP is adding two Chromebooks to its lineup, which are essentially refreshed versions of its Chromebook 11 G5 that debuted in June 2016. While both new models feature the same processor, storage and me...
04:31 pm -05 - Sat, January 6, 2018
Engadget Original Space Shuttle commander John Young dies
Spaceflight just lost one of its better-known icons: NASA astronaut John Young has died at the age of 87. He was best known as the commander of the first Space Shuttle mission, taking Columbia into or...
03:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 6, 2018
Engadget Acer's new gaming PCs include an 18-core liquid-cooled desktop
It wouldn't be an Acer CES event without some gaming PCs, and this year the focus is on the desktop crowd. The PC maker is unveiling two systems headlined by the US release of the Predator Orion ...
03:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 6, 2018
Engadget Acers latest Chromebook offers 10 hours of battery for $250
Acer has been releasing Chromebooks balancing speed with affordability. The company introduced its latest Chromebook 11 at CES as a fanless, small-form laptop with touch and non-touch screens that boa...
03:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 6, 2018
Engadget Acer adds three thin, powerful laptops to its lineup
Like most PC makers, Acer is no stranger to new hardware, with pretty regular reveals happening all year long. At CES this year, then, the hardware manufacturer is showing off the latest additions to ...
01:58 pm -05 - Sat, January 6, 2018
Engadget Google sold a Home speaker every second since the Mini launch
It's been difficult to gauge how well smart speakers are selling outside of unofficial estimates, but Google just provided a clearer picture. The search firm revealed that it has sold "more...
12:30 pm -05 - Sat, January 6, 2018
Engadget Recommended Reading: Must-see TV in 2018
36 TV Shows to Watch in 2018Sophie Gilbert,The Atlantic2018's television slate is already off to a solid start, but there's a lot more good stuff to come before the year is out. The Atlantic...
11:00 am -05 - Sat, January 6, 2018
Engadget The best dishwasher
By Liam McCabeThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate co...
08:30 am -05 - Sat, January 6, 2018
Engadget Ben Heck's Raspberry Pi-based portable MAME arcade
Can you drive an LCD screen directly from the general-purpose input/output pins (GPIO) on the Raspberry Pi? Find out with the team as they build a portable MAME arcade machine using the Model A+ of th...
06:00 am -05 - Sat, January 6, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to the weekend. The next time you hear from us CES 2018 will be underway, so check out our preview one more time and check out some of the early pre-show a...
03:01 am -05 - Sat, January 6, 2018
Engadget Vuzix is launching the first Alexa-enabled AR glasses at CES
Vuzix has been making smartglasses for years, but one upcoming model will apparently be extra special. According to Bloomberg, the New York-based company is debuting the first Alexa-enabled augmented ...
11:07 pm -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Samsung adds another ally in its battle over HDR standards
This isn't exactly taking it back to the days of HD-DVD vs. Blu-ray, but Samsung's fight to push HDR10+ as an alternative to Dolby Vision is heating up. We have more details on how the two s...
07:31 pm -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Court rules Zepp has to stop selling its baseball and softball sensors
Zepp Labs' sensors let you analyze your performance across a number of sports, including baseball, softball, golf, tennis and soccer. But some of its performance-tracking products will soon be no...
06:03 pm -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Nintendo set to sell neon 'Splatoon' Joy-Con controllers in the US
Love the Nintendo Switch controllers but tired of only having them in gray? The company will broaden the Joy-Con color palette in the US market when it releases them in neon pink and neon green later ...
05:14 pm -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Twitter: Banning world leaders would hide important information
In a blog post today, Twitter made an attempt at clarifying its stance on how political figures and world leaders use its platform. Many have called for the site to block Donald Trump as he has repeat...
04:02 pm -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Apple orders documentary show from 'Rock of Ages' producer
Apple has been ordering original shows at a breakneck pace, and now it's branching out beyond big-name dramas. Deadline has learned that the tech giant has ordered a 10-episode documentary from ...
03:41 pm -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Net neutrality suit gains support from techs biggest companies
Just one day after Ajit Pai's FCC released the text of its order to gut net neutrality, a lobbying group that represents the largest tech companies in the world has decided to take legal action. ...
03:21 pm -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Intel faces multiple lawsuits over chip security vulnerabilities
Intel is already facing multiple lawsuits over the chip security flaws revealed earlier this week. Gizmodo reports that three have been filed so far -- in California, Oregon and Indiana. All three are...
03:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Dont pirate or well mess with your Nest, warns East Coast ISP
Internet slowdowns at home aren't just annoying anymore. They can be hazardous to your health or dangerous if you're in an area that freezes.Internet service provider Armstrong Zoom has roug...
02:39 pm -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget The Golden Globes will stream live for the first time
You'll have an extra way to watch Netflix handle its nine Golden Globe nominations this year. For the first time ever, the television awards show will be streamed live on NBC's website, its ...
02:10 pm -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget CBS All Access is now available on Amazon video
CBS' streaming service All Access is now available on Amazon Channels, giving Prime members easier access to the network's online-only hits and backlog. Which is just in time to catch second...
01:43 pm -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Spotify tries using video loops as song artwork
Usually when you tap the now-playing bar while listening to Spotify on your phone, it brings up a static image related to the song you're playing. But today, Music Ally noticed that one song on t...
01:22 pm -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Amazon brings Alexa to headphones and smartwatches
Amazon is integrating Alexa with services that help around the house, from turning on the microwave to charging your plugged-in EV. For its next trick, the tech giant wants to push its voice assistant...
01:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Meltdown and Spectre are wakeup calls for the tech industry
It's not hyperbole to say that Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities are a disaster. They affect pretty much every processor used over the past two decades and practically every device. In the...
01:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Meltdown and Spectre are wake-up calls for the tech industry
It's not hyperbole to say that Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities are a disaster. They affect pretty much every processor used over the past two decades and practically every device. In the...
12:31 pm -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget David Letterman's Netflix talk show snags Obama as the first guest
While Chelsea Handler's talk show on Netflix is on its way out, the company is taking a different approach with a new attempt featuring David Letterman as shown by its first trailer. My Next Gues...
12:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget The best treadmill
By Shannon PalusThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate ...
11:46 am -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Google is helping a Chinese game streaming platform go global
Google's search engine might be banned in China, but it's been finding more and more ways to establish its presence in the country. Its latest effort is leading a $120 million investment in ...
11:23 am -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Fitbit could add glucose monitors to future health-monitoring devices
Fitbit just invested over $6 million in a company called Sano that's working on a coin-sized patch that monitors blood sugar, CNBC reports. The wearables-maker already incorporates other glucose-...
11:00 am -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Revisiting the defining moments of CES history
Iconic CES devices like the Apple Newton, CD player, VHS VCR, Sony PlayStation and Oculus Rift "Crystal Cove" didn't necessarily seem groundbreaking at the time. Experts and the public ...
10:24 am -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Neutrogena's scanner shows your skin in excruciating detail
Neutrogena has unveiled a device that attaches to your iPhone and can tell you more about your skin issues and convince you to (wait for it) buy more Neutrogena products. The SkinScanner from the John...
10:00 am -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Ask Engadget: Is LTE worth it on a smartwatch?
The support shared between readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from ...
09:42 am -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget A USB power cable for Amazon's 4K Fire TV now exists
One thing that might deter you from getting Amazon's 4K Fire TV is that it has to be connected to a power outlet, and that visible cable could ruin your sweet home theater setup. Mission, an acce...
09:21 am -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Toshiba's Symbio is both a security camera and Alexa speaker
Toshiba has integrated a dizzying number of devices into one with its new Symbio. It's an Alexa-powered smart speaker, security camera, intercom, smart home hub that's compatible with Z-Wave...
09:00 am -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget XYZPrinting's latest 3D printer pen is just $45
XYZPrinting is a company known for making affordable 3D printers for the home, and today, it's about to unveil even more of them. It's releasing not one, not two, but three brand new devices...
09:00 am -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Kohler's new smart fixtures make Alexa your bathroom buddy
While Kohler is mostly known for simple bathroom fixtures, it's been releasing a few high-end smart products, like toilets, for years. But now the company is expanding to the whole bathroom. The ...
09:00 am -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Samsung gives the 13-inch Notebook 7 Spin a few modest updates
Well, Samsung seems hell-bent on revealing all its new laptops before CES even starts. First there was the trio of Notebook 9 models announced last month, and now the company is talking up a new versi...
08:26 am -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget GoPro plans to cut 300 jobs as Karma drone division struggles
GoPro is laying off about 200 to 300 employees, largely from its Karma drone division, TechCrunch has reported. The company has informed the employees, who will remain on payroll for another six weeks...
08:04 am -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget BBC decides it wont shut down its popular recipe site after all
Back in the spring of 2016, the BBC announced it would be axing various periphery websites and apps in an effort to save &pound;15 million in upkeep costs. One of the items on the chopping block w...
07:45 am -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Friday, January 5th 2018
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.CES 2018 is nearly upon us. As members of our team make the trek to Las Vegas, you can sort through yesterday's news highlights, like a device from U of M tha...
06:00 am -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Amazon set to bid for Premier League streaming rights
When the English Football Association opens the bidding for Premier League broadcasting rights in February, it may see keen interest from a significant but not-so-unexpected source: Amazon. Bloomberg ...
04:31 am -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Uber's ex-CEO to sell nearly a third of his stake in the company
Uber's big investment deal with SoftBank may place some limits on power held by co-founder and ex-CEO Travis Kalanick, but it will reportedly put a significant amount of cash in his pocket. Bloom...
03:33 am -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget The Nokia 6 is no longer an entry-level smartphone
Much like how HMD kicked off 2017 by bringing its first Android smartphone, the Nokia 6, to China, today it unveiled an updated model for the same region. Based on a similar aluminum unibody design, t...
02:28 am -05 - Fri, January 5, 2018
Engadget Jimmy Iovine is reportedly leaving Apple Music this year
One of the main reasons why Apple purchased Beats might leave the company this year. According to Hits Daily Double, Billboard and Bloomberg, Apple Music chief Jimmy Iovine is already preparing for hi...
10:29 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Apple discusses 'Spectre' and 'Meltdown' fixes on iOS, macOS
The recently disclosed bugs that affect so many modern CPUs are an issue on Apple platforms as well, and tonight the company explained how it's dealing with them. In a new support page, Apple con...
10:02 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Hulu is resurrecting 'Animaniacs' and streaming previous seasons
If you felt your inner child screaming with joy, there's a reason: Hulu is resurrecting one of your favorite Saturday morning cartoons: Animaniacs. Steven Speilberg is returning to executive prod...
08:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget LG's tiny 4K projector puts a 150-inch screen in any room
LG is showcasing its 2018 projector lineup at CES 2018, and among them is the brand's first 4K UHD projector that doesn't quite look most of its peers. The model (HU80KA) is a compact, uprig...
07:40 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget FCC releases the text of its order to undo net neutrality
A few weeks after the FCC voted to undo Title II protections for net neutrality, it has released the final text of its "Restoring Internet Freedom Order." That includes the contained argumen...
07:11 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget A quick chat with Alexa can start charging your EV
If you drive an electric car and would rather not venture into the garage (or wade through a phone app) to start charging, you can now rest easy. ChargePoint has introduced Alexa support to its Home ...
06:26 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Lost is now streaming on Hulu after leaving Netflix
Back in the day, a show leaving Netflix (like the exodus of the beloved Battlestar Galactica reboot in 2014) meant you could only revisit it by buying a collection. But Hulu spent the latter half of 2...
05:32 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Intel says it will patch 90 percent of recent chips by next week (updated)
A little more than a day since Google Project Zero went public with its findings regarding a major security flaw in Intel (and others) chip designs, the company announced that it is already is pushing...
05:24 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget India's massive citizen database was reportedly breached
India's government Aadhaar database, which holds personal information of over one billion Indian citizens, was allegedly breached, BuzzFeed News reports. Along with demographic info, the database...
05:05 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Ajit Pai reportedly cancelled CES appearance due to death threats
Yesterday, CES announced that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai would no longer be appearing at the trade show where he was scheduled to take part in a conversation with FTC Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen. No reasons...
05:03 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget HP recalls laptop batteries due to overheating issues
If you've got an HP notebook or mobile workstation computer, you'll want to check out the latest battery recall from the company. Lithium-ion batteries for affected HP laptops were shipped b...
04:44 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $15 on a Logitech MX Master 2S wireless mouse
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that...
04:15 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Apple joins group pushing for efficient mobile video
As streaming video becomes more ubiquitous on all every platform, it's even more important that we get some sort of standard for scalability across devices and bandwidth. The Alliance for Open Me...
03:54 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Tesla's in-car trip planning tool is available on the web
To date, using Tesla's trip planning tool has meant sitting inside your electric car while you map a route that takes you past charging stations. That doesn't make much sense if you're ...
03:35 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Ex-NSA contractor will plead guilty to stealing 50TB of data
Harold Martin, the former US National Security Agency contractor accused of stealing classified information, has agreed to plead guilty to his charges. According to court filings posted on Wednesday, ...
03:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget 'Black Mirror' predicted our dystopia. How does it evolve?
Before Black Mirror became a Netflix phenomenon, it was the very definition of a cult hit. It appeared on the British network Channel 4 out of nowhere in 2011, and for years it was almost impossible t...
02:43 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Hyundai and Volkswagen team with Google's former self-driving lead
Both Hyundai and the Volkswagen Group announced today that they are partnering with self-driving technology company Aurora Innovation and will be incorporating the firm's autonomous driving syste...
02:24 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Pixel 2s Portrait Mode unofficially makes it to non-Google phones
While Google's Pixel 2 didn't change much from its predecessor, which came out only a year before, one of the newer smartphone's standout features is the background-blurring Portrait mo...
02:05 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Everyone will soon have to use the Google Calendar redesign
If you've been avoiding the visual refresh Google recently gave to the web version of Calendar, your time is almost at an end. Starting January 8th, users of G Suite and Google Domains will be au...
01:47 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Toyota's new self-driving test car can better recognize small objects
Toyota Research Institute (TRI) will debut the latest version of its automated driving research vehicle at CES next week. TRI had three major goals with this latest model and Platform 3.0 incorporates...
01:11 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Amazon Alexa now controls your microwave
Alexa's smart home skills aren't just for turning on the lights or locking your door these days -- now, they can help fulfill your culinary ambitions. Amazon has added cooking abilities to ...
12:49 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Facebook CEO pledges to tackle hate speech, foreign meddling in 2018
As is tradition, Mark Zuckerberg is starting this year off with a new personal challenge. He kicked off 2017 with a promise to visit every US state to meet the masses in a totally-not-preparing-for-a-...
12:28 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget France considers new laws to fight fake news
During a media briefing yesterday, French President Emmanuel Macron said that he would soon introduce new legislation aimed at combating fake news during elections. Under the new law, websites publish...
12:06 pm -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget White House bans personal cell phones for staff and guests
The White House has issued a ban on employees using personal cell phones while at work, according to Bloomberg. Rumors of the ban surfaced back in November, but according to Press Secretary Sarah Huck...
11:50 am -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget JP Morgan figured out how to advertise on safe YouTube channels
YouTube has a long history of failure when it comes to self-policing. It's gotten in hot water multiple times because it has not been able to guarantee that that advertisers' videos wouldn&#...
11:42 am -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Microsoft shares pre-order details for the $319 Cortana thermostat
Microsoft unveiled its Cortana-powered thermostat, called GLAS, back in July, and now we have more details on it. The software giant partnered with Johnson Controls, the maker of the first in-room the...
11:28 am -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Bipartisan support grows for online sex trafficking bill
The bill aimed to curb online sex trafficking has gained support from 60 senators, which means it has enough backing to withstand a filibuster once it reaches the floor. Both republican and democrat l...
11:07 am -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Samsung's next-gen chips point to Galaxy S9 face detection
Samsung has unveiled its next-generation smartphone chip that will give its upcoming Galaxy S9 some iPhone X-like features, including face unlocking and animated emojis. The Exynos 9810 is built on it...
10:41 am -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Mesh WiFi startup Eeros lays off a fifth of its workforce
Mesh WiFi pioneer Eero has laid off 30 employees in a bid to "focus on its core business". The company, which launched in 2015, has played a pivotal role in changing the face of home WiFi wi...
10:19 am -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Microsofts Cortana isnt able to identify songs anymore
Microsoft didn't have much luck in the digital music realm, from the Zune to its Groove Music service. At the end of 2017, the company switched all of its existing Groove users over to Spotify an...
10:00 am -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget The Velar is a Land Rover for (rich) tech-lovers
Land Rover and its family of Range Rover vehicles are known for rugged luxury. You can drive through a river in the woods during the day, rinse it off, and drop it with a valet at the opera that night...
09:32 am -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Tesla says its Model 3 production nightmare is nearly over
In 2016, Tesla managed to ship 83,992 vehicles, narrowly missing its target of pushing 90,000 cars out of its front door that year. Now, the company has revealed its 2017 figures, saying that it produ...
09:10 am -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Nintendo's Switch is the fastest-selling US console ever
The Switch has broken the US record for the fastest selling console ever, with 4.8 million units sold in just 10 months, Nintendo says. That shatters the previous record of 4 million US sales in the s...
09:02 am -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Science has a solution for that constant ringing in your ear
Apparently, around 2 million Americans can't work because of tinnitus, and it's also the most common service-connected disability in veterans. The condition doesn't have a cure yet, but...
08:43 am -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Instagram experiments with cross-posting stories to WhatsApp
Over the past year, Facebook unleashed updates that make its Snapchat-like features less fractured and more streamlined. Based on a new test the company is running, it knows its job is far from done: ...
08:00 am -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Tivos new TV platform will combine cable and streaming
TiVo has launched its new streaming service that promises big things for both consumers and cable or streaming operators. Called the Next-Gen Platform, it gives viewers a convenient, unified way to wa...
07:25 am -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Glasgow subway trains will be the UKs first with no staff
Glasgow's subway system will be the first in the UK to operate trains with zero staff on board. As The Scotsman notes, Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) had already announced that a new...
07:04 am -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget California bill would ban new fossil fuel vehicles from 2040
Under a new bill introduced this week, every single new car sold in California after 2040 would be an emission-free vehicle. The bill, introduced by San Francisco Assemblyman Phil Ting, is in line wit...
06:00 am -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Thursday, January 4th 2018
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.First things first: check your system for updates. Once you've got that sorted, we have plenty of pre-CES info to share including a new XPS 13 from Dell and a...
04:29 am -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Samsung's smart TVs are getting ESPN and Freeform
If you have a 2017 Samsung Smart TV, you can now install ESPN and Freeform, thanks to the deal the Korean company struck with their overlord Disney. While both apps have been around on phones, tablets...
03:00 am -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Hive's new home monitoring camera isn't bound to its base
Hive is a relatively well-known smart home brand in the UK. It all started with a connected thermostat released back in 2013, endorsed by nationwide utility provider British Gas. Not long after that s...
01:29 am -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Google is reportedly looking to sell Zagat
Google is planning to offload Zagat, the restaurant reviews service it snagged for $151 million in 2011, amidst plans to reign in its mammoth portfolio, according to sources who spoke to Reuters. The ...
12:01 am -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Dell XPS 13 hands-on: A makeover inside and out
Dell's XPS 13 has been one of our favorite laptops for years, and with good reason. Its compact design, brilliant display, comfortable keyboard and long battery life make it a well-rounded device...
12:01 am -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget AT&T will launch real mobile 5G in 12 cities this year
Now that the industry has settled on a spec for 5G, carriers are racing to use it -- and AT&amp;T hopes to be one of the first. It just unveiled plans to launch spec-based mobile 5G (not the fixe...
12:01 am -05 - Thu, January 4, 2018
Engadget Lenovo's new ThinkPads pack 8th-gen Cores and slimmer designs
Lenovo just revamped the lion's share of its ThinkPad lineup, and it's good news if you want a speedy portable that won't weigh down your laptop bag... or if you're privacy-conscio...
11:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Android malware mimics Uber's UI to steal your log-in
The Android.Fakeapp Trojan has been infecting Google's mobile platform for ages in different forms, and one of its latest variants mimics Uber's interface. According to Symantec, which disco...
10:40 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget LG's new CLOi robots want to serve at hotels and supermarkets
LG made quite an impression with a range of robots at last year's CES, and it's not stopping there. Following the trial runs of its Airport Guide Robot and the Airport Cleaning Robot at Inch...
09:37 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Nintendo's Miiverse lives on in a giant internet archive
Nintendo's Miiverse is dead. However, that doesn't mean that all your message board posts have disappeared into the ether. Drastic Actions and the Archive Team have launched Archiverse, an u...
07:42 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws threaten PCs, phones and servers
By now you've probably heard about a bug Intel is dealing with that affects processors built since 1995. But according to the people who found "Meltdown" and "Spectre," the er...
06:51 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget FCC Chairman Ajit Pai cancels appearance at CES
If you were hoping FCC Chairman Ajit Pai would answer for some of his policy decisions with his presence at CES... well, you'll be disappointed. The Consumer Technology Association has issued a ...
06:31 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Indie game award finalists include 'Cuphead' and 'Night in the Woods'
The Independent Games Festival has revealed the finalists for its 2018 awards, and this year there are a few definite favorites. Infinite Fall's relentlessly witty adventure Night in the Woods i...
05:46 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget DHS to release an active shooter training simulator for teachers
Last June, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a virtual training program for first responders aimed at preparing them for an active shooter incident. Now, there's a program specif...
05:21 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget This device will tell you just how bad your hair is
If you've ever wanted a more precise analysis of your hair, if you want to add a little tech to your hair care routine, or if you just don't trust your hairstylist, Schwarzkopf has you cover...
04:59 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Apple nabs murder mystery series starring Octavia Spencer
Apple set a $1 billion budget to secure new original shows back in August and have quietly secured several star-laden productions since. The tech giant just acquired another series, and it's time...
04:41 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Intel says memory security issue extends beyond its own chips
That major security flaw attributed to Intel chips might not be so Intel-specific after all. After hours of silence, Intel has posted a response denying some of the claims about the exploit, which is ...
04:41 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Intel says memory security issue extends beyond its own chips (updated)
That major security flaw attributed to Intel chips might not be so Intel-specific after all. After hours of silence, Intel has posted a response denying some of the claims about the exploit, which is ...
04:36 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Samsung SmartSuits help speed skaters train for the Winter Olympics
Samsung has never been quiet about promoting its partnerships with the Olympics (which extends to the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea), but now it's trying out new gadgets in the sports world. T...
04:14 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Hisense's latest 4K TVs will include Amazon Alexa
We've found the running theme for TVs at this year's CES: built-in voice assistants. Hisense has revealed that some of its 2018 4K TVs will include Amazon Alexa, letting you control both the...
03:52 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Opera update keeps sites from hijacking your browser to mine bitcoin
Did you know that your browser can be tricked into mining cryptocurrency like BitCoin without your knowledge? Apparently, there are scripts floating around out there on various servers and website plu...
03:24 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Slender Man trailer is proof some things shouldnt leave the internet
I suppose it's better that the first internet-inspired meme to hit theaters will be the Slender Man instead of Grumpy Cat (whose movie was straight to video, chumps!), but creepy copypasta from t...
03:05 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Amazon patent describes mirror for trying on virtual clothes
Amazon's next move in the fashion world could be a mirror that shows how outfits will look on you without you having to actually put them on. GeekWire reports that the company has been granted a ...
02:45 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Apple adds a Siri-powered news briefing to the latest iOS beta
Apple's delayed HomePod is coming to challenge smart speakers from Amazon and Google. The device will use Siri as its intelligent assistant front end, and is supposed to sound pretty good to boot...
02:24 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Blade Runner 2049 VFX reel breaks down that unexpected reveal
Despite the insane stakes, this year's Blade Runner 2049 lived up to (and in some ways surpassed) the paradigm-shifting original film. The sequel created its gritty futuristic look with the help ...
02:02 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget ASUS will use routers you already own for a mesh WiFi setup
Getting WiFi to every corner of your home is made much easier these days with a mesh network, which uses a specialized router and individual nodes that can configure themselves. Companies like Netgear...
01:38 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Spotify quietly files to become a public company
It's a poorly-kept secret that Spotify wants to go public, but when, exactly? Apparently, the answer is "soon." Axios has learned that Spotify quietly filed initial public offering do...
01:17 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Researchers say aliens aren't causing Tabbys Star to dim after all
Tabby's Star, also known as KIC 8462852, is quite a mystery. Located about 1,280 light-years from Earth, the star puts on an interesting light show every now and then, dimming and brightening at ...
12:49 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget High-end Roombas will find your home's WiFI dead spots
That fancy new Roomba you got over the holidays could help suss out your home's WiFi weak spots this month. A forthcoming patch will add a wireless coverage map to the Roomba's vacuum heat m...
12:19 pm -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Fix for Intel's massive CPU security flaw might slow down your PC
Intel is grappling with another major security flaw in its processors... and this time, the cost of fixing it may be very steep. Researchers have discovered a design vulnerability in Intel CPUs over ...
11:48 am -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Gene therapy treatment for hereditary eye disease will cost $850,000
Last month, the FDA approved a gene therapy called Luxturna, which can treat a rare eye disease that causes blindness. Now the treatment has a price tag, CNBC reports. It will cost $425,000 per eye, a...
11:27 am -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Mophie's latest portable battery can charge your laptop
If you've bought a smartphone in a carrier storefront, chances are you've been tempted to pick up a Mophie external battery. The brand has a range of power sources and wireless phone-chargin...
11:00 am -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget A Nanjing Massacre survivor's story lives on digitally
On the morning of December 13th, 1937, Japanese troops pounded on the door of Xia Shuqin's family home in Nanjing, China. Thirteen people had taken shelter under this particular roof: Eight-year-...
10:42 am -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Netflix confirms the expected 'Bright' sequel is on its way
Netflix's Bright might not be a critical success, but it is a commercial success -- and that's all the streaming service needs to hear. After reports that a sequel was in the works, company ...
10:21 am -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget eHarmony can't claim its matches are 'scientific' anymore
Turns out that dating service eHarmony has a weird definition of "science" when the law comes knocking. An ad in the London subway system triggered the UK's Advertising Standards Agency...
10:01 am -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Watch this streamer accidentally break a 'Tetris' world record
As the old saying goes, if at first you don't succeed, try again. Or, if you're Jonas Neubauer (AKA NubbinsGoody), break a different world record instead. The NES Tetris maestro was trying t...
09:31 am -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget 'Blade Runner 9732' recreates Deckard's apartment in VR
Fans of Blade Runner can now have an interactive snoop through spacecop Rick Deckard's LA apartment thanks to a lovingly-built, fan-made virtual tour. The game, Blade Runner 9732 (the number of D...
09:00 am -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Roku aims to take over home audio with its wireless speaker platform
No, Roku isn't building a wireless speaker, despite rumors hinting at that. Instead, it's approaching home audio similar to how it tackled TVs: By offering its technology to other companies....
08:30 am -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Netgears Orbi Satellite takes mesh WiFi networks outdoors
WiFi mesh networking is not for the faint of wallet, but if you're going to spend the money, Netgear's Orbi is one of the better systems out there. Until now, it has been geared to indoor ho...
08:01 am -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Nissan's future cars could read your mind
Most automakers are figuring out how to take the "driver" out of driving, but Nissan is using tech to make it more fun. It's researching what it calls "brain-to-vehicle" (B2V)...
07:01 am -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget SpaceX shows a video flyby of its Falcon Heavy rocket
SpaceX is getting ready to launch the secret Zuma mission on January 5th, but that Falcon 9 launch is small potatoes compared to what's to come later this month. It's putting the Falcon Heav...
06:00 am -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Wednesday, January 3rd 2018
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.A brand new year means brand new stuff, and most of it will be revealed in a few days at CES. We have a preview to help you get ready, plus some other top news ite...
05:30 am -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Brits are paying more for music streaming than ever before
The UK economy might be slowing, but a new report shows that Brits aren't averse to paying for the things they love. The Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) revealed today that sales of mus...
04:51 am -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Google brings its mysterious Fuchsia OS to the Pixelbook
Google's Fuchsia operating system -- transparent in development yet mysterious in purpose -- now works on a third device: Google's $1,000 Pixelbook. The OS, which has been likened to an Andr...
03:02 am -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget LG will launch a 'raspberry red' V30 at CES 2018
LG is launching a new V30 variant at CES 2018, targeting those not quite fond of the phone's original black, blue, silver and lavender color schemes. The upcoming version is called "raspberr...
12:38 am -05 - Wed, January 3, 2018
Engadget Samsung's latest curved QLED monitor packs Thunderbolt 3
Samsung isn't going to sit idly by while LG's upcoming range of monitors hog the limelight at CES 2018. The electronics giant just unveiled another curved QLED display, the world's firs...
11:37 pm -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Alexa and Cortana still don't work together
Remember how Amazon and Microsoft unveiled a team-up that would let Alexa and Cortana talk to each other by the end of 2017? As you might have noticed, that didn't quite work out as planned. Th...
10:01 pm -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Apple's latest acquisition will bolster its tools for app developers
Apple is no stranger to acquisitions. Back in 2014, it bought the company behind TestFlight, a system that lets iOS developers get their app out to tens of thousands of beta testers ahead of launch. N...
08:25 pm -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget LG's 2018 TVs get faster and smarter with Google Assistant, Alexa
LG's TVs have taken home our Best of CES Award for three years running and in 2018 it's ready to take on all comers once again. As with all home electronics of the current era, the company&#...
07:51 pm -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Microsoft stops selling the Xbox One Kinect adapter
You knew Kinect peripherals weren't long for this world when Microsoft stopped producing the Kinect in October, but it's still a sad day. The company has stopped making the Xbox Kinect Adap...
07:05 pm -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Galaxies stop making stars earlier if they host supermassive black holes
A supermassive black hole can mass more than a million times that of our Sun; these astronomical entities seem to lie at the center of all massive galaxies. They've been theorized as the gatekeep...
06:14 pm -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Judge sides with Airbnb in lawsuit from US apartment landlord
Airbnb may have just dodged a bullet. A Los Angeles federal judge has ruled against major American landlord Apartment Investment &amp; Management Co (AIMCO) in its lawsuit accusing Airbnb of help...
05:43 pm -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Canada will track suicide risk through social media with AI
The Canadian government is partnering with AI firm Advanced Symbolics to try to predict rises in regional suicide risk by monitoring social media posts. Advanced Symbolics will analyze posts from 160,...
05:10 pm -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Spotify faces $1.6 billion lawsuit over song licensing
Spotify is no stranger to facing lawsuits accusing it of offering unlicensed songs, but the latest could prove to be very costly. Hollywood Reporter has learned that Wixen Music Publishing, which man...
04:41 pm -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Amazon shipped over 5 billion items with Prime in 2017
As we close out one year and welcome another, Amazon has a few stats for us to better reflect on how we spent 2017 -- evidently by sending each other a colossal volume of stuff. The company announced ...
04:10 pm -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Google used a popular tax trick to shelter $19.2 billion
Just how much money do tech companies shelter from taxes? Quite a lot, according to the Dutch. Newly published Netherlands regulatory filings show that Google shielded &euro;15.9 billion (about ...
03:40 pm -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Amazon is reportedly looking to feature more Alexa ads (updated)
Last week, CNBC reported that Amazon had big plans for its online ad business in 2018 and was looking into moving its advertisements beyond its own sites and products. Now it appears that Amazon is al...
03:09 pm -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget The best mobile games
Mobile gaming has come a long way. Over the past few years we've gone from simple distractions like Snake, Words With Friends and Doodle Jump to full-on narrative experiences crafted specifically...
02:38 pm -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Netflix renews Spike Lees Shes Gotta Have It for a second season
Just over a month since the first season debuted in November, Netflix has renewed Spike Lee's show She's Gotta Have It for a second season. The show refreshes Lee's 1986 classic film of...
02:07 pm -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Lyft will offer autonomous rides in Las Vegas during CES
Rideshare company Lyft is has been working to make autonomous cars a reality lately. The company's pilot in Boston recently launched, thanks to a partnership with nuTonomy. Now Lyft has extended ...
01:36 pm -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Samsung's latest C-Lab projects include private portable speakers
Samsung is making a tradition out of unveiling C-Lab projects at major trade shows, and CES 2018 is no exception. The tech giant is introducing a trio of experiments, starting with its unique S-Ray s...
01:05 pm -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Golden Globes red carpet show jumps from Twitter to Facebook
Last year, Twitter trumpeted that it scored the rights to livestream the Golden Globes...pre-ceremony red carpet show. You know, where all those nicely-dressed celebrities are asked pressing questions...
12:34 pm -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget 'Need for Speed: Payback' to add online free roaming mode
EA and Ghost Games know Need for Speed: Payback got a rather cold reception on launch, and they're continuing to rehabilitate its image -- in this case, by bringing back a feature from the previo...
12:06 pm -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget YouTube star faces backlash over clip showing a corpse
YouTube star Logan Paul is facing major backlash over a video he recently posted on his YouTube channel. In it, he and a few of his friends who are traveling through Japan enter the Aokigahara forest ...
11:27 am -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Netflixs A Series Of Unfortunate Events returns March 30th
Fans of Netflix's take on Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, rejoice: The show's second season will be available on March 30th. The streaming service dropped a trailer tea...
10:58 am -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Apple will replace your iPhone battery even if it passes tests
Apple now has $29 iPhone battery replacements available as an apology for its approach to handset slowdowns. But do you need to wait until your iPhone actually slows down before paying for a fresh pow...
10:30 am -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget BDSM 2.0: Castration and extortion in the digital age
It's a mild but muggy September day in Beverly Hills, California, when Harley and I meet at her new neighborhood nail salon. Today, the 6-foot-tall Silicon Valley expatriate is dressed in a leath...
10:14 am -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget A hospital in Japan will use robots to help out the night shift
In Nagoya, Japan, a city that once held an entire museum dedicated to robotics, a hospital will soon add robots developed by Toyota to its medical staff. No, they won't be scrubbing in for surger...
10:00 am -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget CES 2018: What to expect
It's January, which means that Las Vegas, or the bit that pretends not to be Las Vegas for tax reasons, will play host to CES. The Consumer Electronics Show is the event that kicks off the techno...
09:31 am -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Fans make 80 new levels for 'New Super Mario Bros.'
If you're pining for some classic Mario and don't have a copy of Super Mario Maker to hand, there's always Newer Super Mario Bros. DS. As the name implies, it's a fan-made successo...
09:05 am -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Scientists get closer to replicating human sperm
Scientists have taken an important step forward in recreating the way the human body makes sperm, which could one day mean creating artificial sperm and eggs for infertility treatment. The researchers...
08:32 am -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Smart lock maker Otto folds before releasing its first product
On a landscape increasingly driven by smart devices, a digital smart lock seemed like an obvious addition to the raft of home automation products already on the market. But Otto, the company that came...
08:04 am -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Founder of troubled LeEco refuses to return to China
The founder of LeEco has reportedly refused to return to China to answer questions about his company's perilous financial situation. Reuters believes that Jia Yueting, who was ordered to return t...
07:02 am -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Adidas will keep the Futurecraft 4D hype rolling in 2018
Despite tons of hype, 3D-printed sneakers are still hard to find. While we know that Adidas plans to produce more than 100,000 pairs of its Futurecraft 4D kicks by the end of this year, the leakers at...
04:50 am -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget 'Friends' finally comes to Netflix UK
In August 2011, Channel 4 broadcast Friends for the last time. It was the end of an era &mdash; many, myself included, had grown up with the coffee-fueled Manhattanites on the terrestrial channel ...
04:30 am -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Netflix's take on 'The End of the F***king World' debuts January 5th
Netflix has been diving head-first into graphic novel adaptations as of late, and its next premiere might just be a sterling example of that. The streaming service has announced that its adaptation o...
04:30 am -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget Netflix's take on 'The End of the F**king World' debuts January 5th
Netflix has been diving head-first into graphic novel adaptations as of late, and its next premiere might just be a sterling example of that. The streaming service has announced that its adaptation of...
03:02 am -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget A US customs computer snafu caused major airport delays
US Customs and Immigration computers went down at various airports around the US yesterday, causing some havoc for travelers returning from holidays. It left hundreds of folks stuck in lines for a cou...
01:36 am -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget A rare Blue Moon lunar eclipse will happen this month
One of the more exciting events of 2017 was the total solar eclipse that was viewable across the US. And if you enjoyed it as much as I did, I have some good news for you. While the US won't be g...
12:01 am -05 - Tue, January 2, 2018
Engadget GE's latest smart lighting includes Alexa and HomeKit options
Creating a smart home can be a complicated affair, with a ton of options available to add voice-control and automation to your lights, window coverings, thermostats and more. GE wants to simplify your...
10:33 pm -05 - Mon, January 1, 2018
Engadget Samsung preps Chrome OS tablet with a high-end camera
Samsung's Chromebooks haven't always been smashing successes, but it's clearly willing to shake up its formula when necessary. In a follow-up to hints from November, Chrome Unboxed has...
08:50 pm -05 - Mon, January 1, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'Star Trek: Discovery,' 'Falling Water' and 'X-Files'
Already binged your way through the new Black Mirror episodes? This weekend we'll have new episodes of Star Trek: Discovery and Falling Water, while Fox is ready to bring back The X-Files, again....
07:02 pm -05 - Mon, January 1, 2018
Engadget Adventurous OnePlus 5T owners can try Android Oreo
Were you disappointed that the OnePlus 5T launched with Android Nougat despite Oreo having launched weeks earlier? You can rectify that today, if you're willing to experiment. OnePlus has poste...
05:32 pm -05 - Mon, January 1, 2018
Engadget China reportedly tests new ballistic weapon that flies under radar
A US government source told The Diplomat this week that China has conducted flight tests of a missile equipped with a hypersonic glide vehicle (HGV). Two tests of the HGV, a model known as the DF-17, ...
03:59 pm -05 - Mon, January 1, 2018
Engadget Making your own waves in the 'Vortices' art installation
Technology allows you to experience art in a direct way by physically becoming part of the exhibition, and TeamLab is on the forefront of that movement. The Japanese art collective is at it again with...
03:15 pm -05 - Mon, January 1, 2018
Engadget The best personal blender
By Lesley Stockton This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affilia...
02:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 1, 2018
Engadget Shapas scale swaps numbers for psychology to help with weight loss
Weighing yourself after the holidays can be an emotionally trying process, especially if you've gone heavy on the turkey sandwiches. Oftentimes, the bad news sends you reaching for the comfort of...
01:04 pm -05 - Mon, January 1, 2018
Engadget Germany's hefty hate speech fines for social networks start today
Starting today, Germany will fine social networks up to to &euro;50 million (roughly $58 million) should they fail to remove posts containing hate speech within 24 hours, or seven days for "c...
11:30 am -05 - Mon, January 1, 2018
Engadget 'PUBG' is quietly changing video games with its 3D replay technology
The new replay tools offered in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds are so much more than standard video-capture technology. In fact, it isn't video capture at all -- it's data capture. The 3...
10:02 am -05 - Mon, January 1, 2018
Engadget Some Galaxy Note 8 owners have reported battery charging issues
Some Galaxy Note 8 owners have been reporting that they couldn't charge or turn on their handsets after the batteries ran dry -- a problem that plagues other phones as well. While Samsung reps ha...
08:21 am -05 - Mon, January 1, 2018
Engadget China's acoustic probe heard sound from the Mariana Trench
A team of Chinese scientists have completed the country's first acoustic test in the Mariana Trench, and the results could lead to a breakthrough in understanding how sound is transmitted in the ...
06:58 am -05 - Mon, January 1, 2018
Engadget Scanning technique reads hidden writing in mummy boxes
Historians can use scanning to peek inside mummies without risking damage, but that hasn't been true for the papyrus boxes those mummies were placed in before entering the tomb. If you've w...
03:39 am -05 - Mon, January 1, 2018
Engadget F-35 may see combat in 2018
After a very long and problematic development process, the F-35 Lightning II is about to serve on the front lines. The US Marine Corps is deploying the F-35B (the short takeoff and vertical landing v...
01:30 am -05 - Mon, January 1, 2018
Engadget LG shows off the world's first 88-inch 8K OLED display
Just as 4K and HDR are finally going mainstream, the ambitious folks at LG Display have also been busy pushing its OLED technology to 8K. Come CES, the Korean manufacturer will be letting attendees ge...
11:11 pm -05 - Sun, December 31, 2017
Engadget Twitter pulls conspiracist's verified badge after celebrity outrage
Twitter's stricter approach to verification isn't just taking checkmarks away from the leaders of racist groups. The social network has pulled the verified badge from conspiracy peddler Liz ...
09:36 pm -05 - Sun, December 31, 2017
Engadget OnePlus 5 beta adds the 5T's Face Unlock feature
OnePlus really didn't waste any time fulfilling its promise of bringing the 5T's Face Unlock feature to the original 5. The smartphone maker has rolled out an OxygenOS beta that lets OnePlu...
08:04 pm -05 - Sun, December 31, 2017
Engadget FDA approves first shock wave device made to heal wounds
Using "acoustic shock waves" to promote healing isn't just for Overwatch, as Sanuwave has obtained FDA approval for its Dermapace System (Pulsed Acoustic Cellular Expression = PACE). It...
06:35 pm -05 - Sun, December 31, 2017
Engadget Trivia hit HQ arrives on Android in time for New Year's Eve event
Intermedia Labs' live trivia game HQ has launched a little earlier than expected -- and just in time to mark the end of the year, too. Anyone willing and able to download an early access app can ...
05:04 pm -05 - Sun, December 31, 2017
Engadget China halts production of 553 car models over fuel efficiency
The new year is proving to be a headache for some car makers in China. As of January 1st, the country has suspended production of 553 car models that didn't meet its fuel efficiency standards. ...
03:31 pm -05 - Sun, December 31, 2017
Engadget Telegram for Android now supports multiple accounts
Telegram has been busy parrying government attempts to collect user data over the past year, but it hasn't forgotten its users. It's ushering in 2018 with a handful of offerings you'll ...
02:02 pm -05 - Sun, December 31, 2017
Engadget UK may tax internet giants to get more help fighting online extremism
The UK still isn't convinced that internet giants are doing enough to curb online extremism, and it's now considering hitting those companies where it really hurts: their bank accounts. In ...
12:40 pm -05 - Sun, December 31, 2017
Engadget The best wireless workout headphones
By Lauren DraganThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate ...
11:11 am -05 - Sun, December 31, 2017
Engadget Iran blocks internet services in bid to quash protests
It's a busy weekend for oppressive governments trying to suppress digital communication. Iran has blocked mobile access to at least Telegram and Instagram as it tries to thwart protests that sta...
09:00 am -05 - Sun, December 31, 2017
Engadget Make the jump to 4K and HDR in 2018
After years of hype, 4K video finally became something that mattered to consumers in 2017. But it wasn't just the pixel bump from HD video that made the difference. HDR, or high dynamic range vid...
06:15 am -05 - Sun, December 31, 2017
Engadget Ben Heck's Atari Dragster: Testing the world record
Can the Ben Heck Show team recreate the fabled 5.51 world record with micro-controller hardware? In an effort to find out, the team invites world record holder Todd Rogers into the workshop to help tr...