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11:16 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget Google is shutting down its goo.gl URL shortening service
URL shorteners can be both useful and fun. Google's take on the tech launched in 2009, and added a third-party API, the ability to create QR codes and the power to link right to iOS and Android a...
10:04 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget Autoblog's 2018 New York Auto Show roundup
We've seen all that there is to see at the 2018 New York Auto Show, and we won't be walking away disappointed. We saw pure concepts, concepts that clearly point the way for future production...
09:33 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget All you need for a Volvo XC40 subscription is your iPhone
Getting a new car is getting even easier these days. BMW, Lexus and Volvo have all started selling cars via subscription. The Care by Volvo program gives you an all-wheel drive XC40, insurance, routin...
09:02 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget Czech Republic extradites suspected Russian hacker to the US
The Czech Republic has extradited Russian national Yevgeniy Nikulin to the United States, where he's accused of several hacking attempts dating back to 2012. A US federal grand jury had indicted ...
08:31 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget Apple patent taps VR to ease motion sickness in self-driving cars
The US Patent and Trademark Office has published an Apple patent application that details a pretty neat VR system. Spotted by Patently Apple, it's meant to be used in vehicles -- including self-d...
08:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget Ascape Audio and the economics of making headphones in America
Ascape Audio's home page proudly proclaims "Designed in Detroit," but at this point it's not helping business."It hasn't made any goddamn impact," marketing director...
07:42 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget Lincoln adds more pre-owned vehicles to its subscription service pilot
Lincoln announced this week that it's expanding the pilot of its subscription service. The company said late last year that it planned to launch such a service and while a small selection of 2015...
07:23 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget The best wireless headphones
Music is a necessity while I'm working. If it's not tunes from Spotify, there's at least a podcast chattering on in my ear. Of course, if you don't want to bother those around you ...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget Congress just legalized sex censorship: What to know
One week ago, the worst possible legislation curtailing free speech online passed and sex censorship bill FOSTA-SESTA is on its way to be signed into law by Trump.Hours after the announcement, everyth...
06:37 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget Alexa's DVR controls will finally let you record a show
For all the recent talk of using Alexa to control DVRs, there's been a conspicuous inability to record to a DVR using the voice assistant. That won't be a problem for much longer: Amazon has...
06:06 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget Smugglers used drones to sneak $80 million worth of phones into China
China's Legal Daily reported today that officials in the country just shut down a major smartphone smuggling scheme. A total of 26 suspects were arrested in connection with the plot. The individu...
05:44 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget Google will predict Final Four winners based on in-game data
Google has been working closely with the NCAA during this year's tournament, but now, during the Final Four, the company will be using predictive analytics to figure out who will win games. The w...
05:44 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget Google will predict Final Four performance based on in-game data (updated)
Google has been working closely with the NCAA during this year's tournament, but now, during the Final Four, the company will be using predictive analytics to make predictions about second half p...
05:25 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget Huawei isn't giving up on the US just yet
2018 looked promising for Huawei's ambitions to start selling its smartphones in the US, but failed partnerships with AT&amp;T, Verizon and Best Buy resulted in a shutout from the American ma...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget 'Away' is a full-length CG movie made by one person
A boy dangling from a tree in a barren desert. A forest filled with standing stones that have circular holes punched through them. Turtle-riding cats. Spooky caves. Curious elephants. These are just a...
04:46 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget ZTE brings the first Android Go phone to the US for $80
Today, handset maker ZTE made the first Android Go phone available in the US. The Tempo Go retails for $80 and is available for purchase at the company's website....
04:27 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget The best juicer
By Lesley StocktonThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support i...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget ASUS NovaGo review: Always online comes with limitations
As the first Snapdragon-powered PC available, the ASUS NovaGo has a lot riding on it. When Qualcomm and Microsoft teamed up to make connected PCs, they promised devices that would remain always on, al...
03:44 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget Open Bionics latest 3D-printed arm goes on sale next month
Open Bionics announced today that its 3D-printed Hero Arm prosthetic will be available for purchase in the UK next month. The company's founders started Open Bionics because they were interested ...
03:25 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget Twitter will host Final Four 'watch parties' with live analysis
Twitter's sports offerings have grown quite a bit over the last couple of years. Between game coverage, 24/7 streams and analysis shows, Twitter keeps expanding its sports content, and this weeke...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget CrunchyRoll's first game is based on 'DanMachi'
Anime streaming network CrunchyRoll is making a video game based on the Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? series. The free-to-play Memoria Freese/Dan-Memo is available for both Android...
02:43 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget Spotify and Taylor Swift appear to be BFFs now
If you thought Taylor Swift and Spotify were never, ever, ever getting back together after their ongoing dispute, apparently, you were wrong. The superstar singer filmed an exclusive video of her new ...
02:14 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget Facebook is hosting an online abuse summit with other tech leaders
Facebook is trying to bring all the wars it's fighting under one roof. At the "Fighting Abuse @Scale" conference later next month, the social network will host talks on combating fake n...
01:46 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget NYC will launch its own security-conscious app this summer
New Yorkers will have another security app to consider installing on their devices this summer -- a city-sponsored one. The office of Mayor de Blasio has announced that it's releasing its own fre...
01:24 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget Canon's 120-megapixel sensor enhances video better than CSI
Canon has been playing with high-megapixel sensors up to 250 megapixels since 2010, but it's now showing what very high-resolution video looks like. It shot some clips with its 120MXS CMOS sensor...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget The Great Snapchat Egg Hunt will have you exploring Snap Maps
Snapchat is hosting a virtual egg hunt that will still give you a workout. Starting today, you'll find decorated eggs hidden in your local neighborhood's Snap Map, which usually displays pub...
12:05 pm -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget Magic Leap developer units must be kept in locked safes
Magic Leap is known for its secrecy. The company kept its One headset under wraps for years, teasing out details with ambiguous conference speeches and restrictive press opportunities. It should come ...
11:02 am -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget UK citizens might lose .EU domains after Brexit
Europe has formally told UK businesses and individuals that it will revoke .EU domains held in the UK after Brexit unless a new deal is negotiated. "As of the [Brexit] withdrawal date, undertakin...
10:00 am -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: SpaceX satellite internet and 'No Man's Sky' on Xbox
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's Friday, and we're celebrating the FCC's approval of SpaceX's satellite internet plan. Also, we've got all the new Apple updates and a...
08:35 am -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget The latest macOS update brings support for external GPUs
With the latest release of macOS High Sierra, Apple has officially delivered on a couple of items in the works since WWDC 2017 last June. macOS 10.13.4 brings the external GPU (eGPU) support that lets...
06:13 am -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget The USDA won't regulate genetically edited plants
The US Department of Agriculture has zero plans to regulate plants altered with gene-editing technologies, according to the agency's Secretary Sonny Perdue. It won't prevent the release of c...
04:29 am -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget Leaked Facebook memo: 'ugly truth' justified any growth tactics
Buzzfeed has published an internal Facebook memo entitled "The Ugly" from 2016 that shows just how much emphasis the social network places on growth above safety, privacy and everything else...
03:27 am -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget Tesla recall covers 123,000 pre-April 2016 Model S EVs
While Tesla's current-day Model 3 production tries to keep up with demand, the company is dealing with an issue affecting earlier cars. Today it announced a recall affecting every Model S built b...
02:01 am -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget ProtonMail brings encrypted contacts to its mobile email app
ProtonMail's encrypted contacts are now readily available beyond the web -- the company has updated its Android and iOS email apps to add the privacy-minded contacts manager. It uses zero-access ...
12:37 am -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget FCC approves SpaceX plan for satellite-provided internet
The SpaceX plan for a global wireless internet network provided by 4,425 satellites has been approved by the FCC. The $10 billion Starlink proposal calls for the satellites to launch in two phases bet...
12:13 am -04 - Fri, March 30, 2018
Engadget Spike Lees Pass Over brings the drama of live theater to Amazon Prime
Despite Spike Lee going over to Netflix to reimagine his classic film She's Gotta Have It as a series, the cinema auteur has deep ties with Amazon. He created its first original film, the musical...
11:22 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget HoneyBot lures hackers to protect its fellow robots
As more and more industrial robots come online, there's an ever greater risk of hackers gaining access to them and taking control of their abilities. In some cases that could mean damage to a pro...
10:41 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Hulu live TV brings CW broadcasts to select cities
You've been able to watch CW shows like Jane The Virgin, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Supergirl, Arrow and The Flash on-demand via Hulu for a while now. Last year, the streaming company promised to bring...
09:43 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget US visa applications may soon require five years of social media info
The State Department wants to require all US visa applicants, both immigrant and non, disclose their social media handles to the US government, CNN reports. In documents that the department will file ...
09:38 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Lindsay Lohan's Grand Theft Auto suit is on the road to nowhere
Lindsay Lohan has lost the appeal for her lawsuit against Take-Two Interactive, which alleged that the company's studio Rockstar Games used her likeness without permission for a character in Gran...
09:09 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Under Armour data breach affects 150 million MyFitnessPal users
Under Armour has just disclosed that 150 million MyFitnessPal accounts were affected by a security breach. The company became aware of it on March 25th, and deduced that unauthorized parties had acces...
09:01 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $70 on an Amazon Echo Show
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read thei...
08:46 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Google Play now offers speed control and bookmarks for audiobooks
In January, Google launched its Play Store audiobook category and today, the company has released a handful of updates that will improve the user experience. Now, you'll be able to bookmark parts...
08:25 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Serial podcast subject Adnan Syed is granted a retrial
When last we heard about Adnan Syed, subject of the breakout hit podcast Serial's first season, a judge ruled he should be given a new trial based on his previous attorney's failings. Today,...
08:04 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Richard Branson: Government regulation of Facebook 'makes sense'
By JP MangalindanVirgin Group founder Richard Branson is joining the growing chorus of top executives calling for government regulation to restrict Facebook (FB) and other companies' ability to u...
07:27 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Apple now lets you access medical records in Health app
Apple released iOS 11.3 today, and along with a slew of other fun additions, the update includes a new feature: Health Records. If you're a patient within certain health systems -- like Duke, NYU...
07:06 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Instagram restores Giphy stickers now that racist GIFs are gone
Instagram and Snapchat completely removed Giphy stickers from their apps after finding racist GIFs, but the feature is now ready to come back... on Instagram, that is. The photo-centric social network...
06:46 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget iOS now informs you when it wants your personal data
In iOS 11.3 (and macOS 10.13.5), Apple has introduced a new data and privacy feature where users can get a better understanding of how their data is used. Now whenever Apple asks for access to informa...
06:35 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Apple pushes modest, but handy updates for watchOS, tvOS and HomePod
Apple is updating nearly all of its operating systems today. Alongside the newest iOS 11.3, the company has released new versions for its tvOS, WatchOS and HomePod, which is getting its first post-lau...
06:13 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Facebook is stepping up its fight against fake news
In the wake of the 2016 US elections, Facebook began to fight against fake news and divisive content. It hired third-party fact checkers to start vetting content that had been flagged by regular users...
05:27 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget iOS 11.3 is live now, complete with new battery features
Apple launched iOS 11.3 this morning, bringing updates to ARKit, introducing Health Records and, most notably, adding new battery features. The update comes just a few months after Apple drew public s...
05:23 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget RED reveals a 5K camera sensor designed for outer space
In a bit of a surprise, RED Camera unveiled its most light-sensitive Super 35 sensor to date for the Epic-W cinema camera. The 5K Gemini sensor, much like the one on Panasonic's GH5s, has a dual-...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Twitter makes it easy to share the best part of live videos
When you want to show your Twitter followers a specific part of a live video, you have no choice but to tell them what time to skip to. Now, Twitter has rolled out a new feature called "Timestamp...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Twitter makes it easy to share the best parts of live videos
When you want to show your Twitter followers a specific part of a live video, you have no choice but to tell them what time to skip to. Now, Twitter has rolled out a new feature called "Timestamp...
04:46 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Apple Music puts all its music videos in one place
In January, Apple released a rundown of some of the features that would be released with iOS 11.3, a list that included Apple Music becoming a "home for music videos." Well now, ahead of the...
04:30 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Jaguars all-electric I-Pace is quick, agile and stylish
Jaguar introduced its low-slung pure electric crossover way back in 2016 at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Since then, it keeps popping up at car events while the automaker slowly doles out information on...
04:14 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget 'Westworld' season two trailer offers our first glimpse of Shogunworld
Fans have been theorizing where Westworld would go after the shocking finale to its first season. Now we have a longer look at what will go down starting April 22nd. The latest trailer hints that ther...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget 'Not Tonight' makes you a bouncer in post-Brexit Britain
In exactly 12 months, Britain will leave the European Union. It's a troubling time for the island state as politicians squabble over exit conditions and citizens grapple with a deep divide in the...
03:39 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Google's piracy filter nixes 'Kodi' from autocomplete search results
Google has made an effort in recent years to bury any content that might infringe upon copyrights or promote piracy. Now, according to TorrentFreak, the company has banned "Kodi" from its au...
03:27 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Facebook may have kept the videos you recorded but never pubished
Mark Zuckerberg's terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad 2018 keeps getting worse. As people have begun downloading their Facebook data, they've found something unsettling: videos they record...
03:27 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Facebook may have kept the videos you recorded but never published
Mark Zuckerberg's terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad 2018 keeps getting worse. As people have begun downloading their Facebook data, they've found something unsettling: videos they record...
03:17 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Windows chief out as Microsoft reorganizes its business
Microsoft is reorganizing itself to be better-equipped for the future, according to an email sent to employees by CEO Satya Nadella. One casualty of the change is Terry Myerson, who has headed up the ...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget US soccer stars to play with GPS performance trackers
FIFA has been vocal about its ideas for the future of wearable tech in soccer, and now its vision is coming to life. Statsports is set to become the official on-field performance monitoring device of ...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Pinterest's new tab will only show pins from people you follow
Pinterest's home page is mostly about discovering pins relevant to your interests, with all its recommendations from various users on the platform. Well, Pinterest must have realized that some mi...
02:30 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Snap lays off another 100 employees
Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, is undergoing yet another round of layoffs, according to Bloomberg. This time, the cuts are mostly focused in its advertising department. Variety confirmed with S...
02:15 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Grindr security flaws risk exposing users' location data
Two security issues could expose personal data for up to 3 million users of the gay dating app Grindr, according to an NBC OUT report. In the first, a website letting users log in with their Grindr cr...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg won't lose his job any time soon
We've seen it countless times. A technology company enters the market with a bang, throwing established industries into chaos and forever changing the lives of everyday people -- and then a scand...
01:45 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget The Genesis Essentai Concept is the automotive future we were promised
The Essentia is what I expected all cars to look like after the year 2000. Alas, vehicles still pretty much look the same now as they did way back in the 80s. But that shouldn't stop the luxury a...
01:45 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget The Genesis Essential Concept is the automotive future we were promised
The Essentia is what I expected all cars to look like after the year 2000. Alas, vehicles still pretty much look the same now as they did way back in the 80s. But that shouldn't stop the luxury a...
01:45 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget The Genesis Essentia Concept is the automotive future we were promised
The Essentia is what I expected all cars to look like after the year 2000. Alas, vehicles still pretty much look the same now as they did way back in the 80s. But that shouldn't stop the luxury a...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget USA Todays first AR app brings a rocket launch to your table
After a series of VR apps like The Wall and USS Eisenhower VR, USA Today Network is now exploring storytelling on another new (ish) platform: AR. 321 Launch is the network's first AR app, and it&...
01:15 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Report: Cambridge Analytica hasn't deleted all of its collected data
According to Cambridge Analytica, it already deleted the Facebook data it collected from 50 million users years ago -- it even announced that it's undertaking a third-party audit to verify that c...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget GoPro's $199 Hero action camera is meant for newcomers
GoPro's action camera lineup has skewed toward the enthusiast side for a while -- you get a Hero6 because you intend to document your bike rides and surfing expeditions. Now, however, GoPro is r...
12:35 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Canon takes on RED with its first full-frame cinema camera
Canon has unveiled its first full-frame cinema camera with some nice features and -- if it's serious about taking on rivals like RED and Arri -- some major omissions. The C700 FF has a 5.9K sens...
12:05 pm -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Bumble sues Tinder's owners for stealing company secrets
Bumble isn't done swiping left on Tinder's parent company Match Group. After publishing an open letter excoriating Match, the women-focused dating app has filed a lawsuit against Tinder'...
11:25 am -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget 'No Man's Sky' comes to Xbox this summer alongside huge update
No Man's Sky is coming to Xbox One this summer and it's bringing a massive update, called "Next", with it. It's so massive, in fact, that it's even got its own logo. Ther...
10:45 am -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget This galaxy without dark matter is bending the rules of space
The complexities of space are pretty mind-boggling, but there are a handful of accepted theories on which scientists base their research. Space is a vacuum, for example, while a light-year is about 5....
10:00 am -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Pandora's new playlists and a PSVR price cut
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's five o'clock somewhere (hey Jakarta!), so grab a beer and tune in for some eSports with your fellow Overwatch fans. Otherwise, you can selectively d...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Ashley Madison attempts to regain the publics trust
Ashley Madison, the website for "married dating", wants the public to know that it's changed its ways.It's been a little under three years since the dating service for extra-marita...
08:45 am -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Exoskeleton for skiers gives your knees robotic boost
Skiing and snowboarding aren't gentle on your body, especially if you're taking on a challenging run or plan on a long day. Now, however, technology might ease your burden. Roam Robotics h...
07:21 am -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Brace yourselves for more Alexa lamps
Alexa-enabled devices are pretty ubiquitous these days, especially speakers with the Amazon tech built in. The same can't be said of smart lamps, however, with the C by GE Sol a rare exception. A...
06:09 am -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget The new Subaru Forester can tell if you're sleepy or distracted
Subaru isn't exactly known for developing emerging technologies for its vehicles, so we'll bet you'd never expect the automaker to equip the 2019 Forester with facial recognition techno...
04:35 am -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Uber settles with family of pedestrian hit by its self-driving SUV
Tempe Police are still investigating the fatal crash where an Uber autonomous SUV struck and killed a pedestrian and there are many questions about the safety of its procedures and technology. However...
03:47 am -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget The BBC says it's being squeezed out by Netflix and Amazon
The BBC has released its second annual report since its new charter was established and the broadcaster paints a rather bleak picture for itself. It highlights the fact that the media landscape has ch...
03:00 am -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget SF Motors reveals two electric SUVs with 300 miles of range
While much of the automotive world is focused on the New York Auto Show, a small car startup has unveiled its first-ever vehicles on the other side of the country in Santa Clara, California. SF Motors...
02:16 am -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget BMW and Daimler will combine their transportation services
If it seems ridiculous that virtually every major car manufacturer has its own suite of transportation services, you're not alone. BMW and Daimler have announced a plan to combine their mobility...
01:28 am -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Einride's self-driving cargo trucks hit the highway this fall
Einride's autonomous T-Pod may look like a giant freezer on wheels, but it's likely to be on the road fairly soon. According to TechCrunch, the company announced today that the first custome...
12:25 am -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget Facebook will limit data advertisers can use to target ads
Facebook is still determined to reassure jittery users in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data sharing scandal, and that now includes restricting what advertisers can do. The social network is cl...
12:05 am -04 - Thu, March 29, 2018
Engadget 'Doom' is the latest game to get a 4K patch on consoles
The next time you venture a little south of Heaven in Doom it'll have an awful lot more Hellish detail. Developer id Software is pushing out an update tomorrow that'll bump the game's r...
11:22 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Boeing: Reports of WannaCry outbreak 'overstated and inaccurate'
This afternoon a report by the Seattle Times cited internal messages showing that aircraft builder Boeing had been hit by the WannaCry ransomware and there were fears it could affect production. Boein...
10:11 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget 'Far Cry 5' review: Destruction and doomsday in America
By Daniel Howley The Far Cry series is known for dropping players into huge, open-world settings and letting them sew chaos and destruction as they take on each title's menacing villain. But tho...
09:53 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Netflix orders King Arthur series from comic legend Frank Miller
Netflix's fondness for comic book industry veterans isn't cooling off any time soon. The streaming giant has ordered Cursed, an Arthurian drama based on an impending novel co-authored by co...
09:16 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Pandora goes full Spotify with personalized playlists
Spotify began building custom-curated playlists back in 2015 and now Pandora is offering a similar option for its listeners. With that Pandora calls "personalized soundtracks," the company w...
08:59 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Snapchat might let third-party apps connect to user accounts
Yesterday, Mashable discovered that the latest beta version of Snapchat had a new feature category called 'Connected Apps.' While it didn't display any, the placeholder text said "...
08:28 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Reddit dumps bitcoin as payment option
Since 2013, you've had the option of paying for Reddit Gold membership with bitcoin in addition to the usual credit card and PayPal choices. However, you now have to do it the old fashioned way: ...
08:14 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Uber trucking exec Lior Ron is leaving the company
The fallout from Uber's fatal self-driving car collision may extend to its leadership. A CNBC source has claimed that Lior Ron, the co-creator of Otto and thus the co-founder of Uber's truck...
08:14 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Ecuador cracks down on Julian Assanges internet access
The Ecuadorian government just suspended Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's internet communications, preventing him from sending tweets or other messages from the South American country's em...
07:58 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Google Homes multi-room audio now works with Bluetooth speakers
Google Home is getting a long-awaited feature: Bluetooth. Previously, only Google Cast-enabled speakers could be looped in to a network of Home-commanded devices. Now users can pair their speaker of c...
07:44 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Airbnb starts sharing Chinese hosts' info with the government
China is determined to make foreign companies bow to its surveillance rules, and that extends to home rental services. Airbnb has told hosts that it will start providing their information to Chinese g...
07:28 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget The Handmaids Tale season two somehow looks darker than the first
The first season of The Handmaid's Tale ended with Offred/June (Elisabeth Moss) leaving the Commander's house, jumping into the back of a van that was headed who knows where. Now we have a l...
07:15 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget What educators think about Apples new iPad
Yesterday's Apple event showed that the company wants to make a serious push back into the education sector. This isn't anything new though, according to CEO Tim Cook it's just the comp...
07:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget DJI will let developers fully customize its drones
Drone company DJI is expanding its efforts in the commercial sector with a new thermal imaging camera and a payload software development kit (SDK) that will allow startups and developers to integrate ...
06:46 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Uber reportedly reduced the number of sensors on its autonomous cars
Uber is facing some intense scrutiny after one of its self-driving cars struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona ten days ago. The company (along with it's partner, NVIDIA) has stopped testing i...
06:20 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Apple trains Chicago teachers to put coding in more classrooms
Apple isn't quite done announcing educational plans in Chicago. It just unveiled a partnership with Northwestern University and public schools to help teachers bring programming and other forms o...
06:09 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Volkswagen goes full America with its truck concept
Volkswagen automaker really wants you to know that it's building cars for America. In fact, at the New York Auto Show it delivered a concept vehicle that might as well have had the Stars and Stri...
05:45 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Apple CEO Tim Cook criticizes Facebook privacy standards
In a conversation with MSNBC's Chris Hayes and Recode's Kara Swisher, Apple CEO Tim Cook criticized Facebook and the way it manages its users' data, Recode reports. During the interview...
05:28 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Riot revamps EU 'League of Legends' circuit to retain pro players
Riot overhauled its North American League of Legends eSports championship to give pros a better reason to stick around, and now it's mounting a similar effort for Europe. The EU division of the L...
05:07 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Hyundais Kona Electric will have an estimated 250 mile range
Hyundai's Kona is a great little crossover and it's starting to look like the Kona Electric will follow in the gas-powered vehicle's footsteps....
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA teams with Adobe to ensure AI editing runs smoothly
Adobe and NVIDIA are partnering up to power up the former's cloud-based AI endeavors with the latter's GPUs. Each new update for software in Adobe's suite leans more on its artificial i...
04:51 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget DOJ: FBI prematurely took Apple to court over San Bernardino iPhone
In 2016, the debate over whether manufacturers should aid law enforcement officials in unlocking criminals' phones became very heated as the FBI took Apple to court over its refusal to unlock the...
04:39 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Dragon Quest XI arrives on PS4 and PC in the US September 4th
The next game in the Dragon Quest franchise will arrive in North America and Europe on September 4th for PS4 and PC only, but the previously-rumored Switch version won't be coming in 2018. Dragon...
04:18 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget EU confirms UK will lose Netflix 'portability' following Brexit
Thanks to Brexit, UK residents won't be able to access BBC iPlayer or native Netflix programming when traveling around the EU. Rules just passed to let customers "carry" their copyright...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Cheers, chants, and 'Overwatch' at NYCs first eSports supporters club
Richard Ng didn't plan it this way, but he might just be standing at the forefront of an eSports revolution.The 38-year-old brand strategist finds himself moonlighting as the founder of the Five ...
03:37 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget The OnePlus 6 will have a notch
Concerned over all of the hate notches have been getting, OnePlus decided to get ahead of the issue and explain to The Verge why it's going the notch route with the OnePlus 6 and why that doesn&#...
03:16 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Facebook reportedly tweaks data storage on upcoming video chat device
Facebook has been working on a smart home device called Portal -- a video chat gadget powered by facial recognition that could reportedly suggest a call when two users are both near their respective d...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget How the 38 Studios scandal shaped 'Life is Strange: Before the Storm'
Passion doesn't equate success. It's a hard lesson to learn in any industry -- no matter how dedicated your team is, regardless of how invested they are financially or emotionally, the entir...
02:40 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Watch NVIDIA's GTC keynote in under 15 minutes
As usual, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang revealed a ton of news during his keynote at the company's GPU Technology Conference yesterday. There's the new Quadro GV100 GPU, which is based on NVIDIA&#...
02:19 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Facebook is making it easier to delete your data
In the wake of Cambridge Analytica, Facebook is reminding folks to check on their privacy settings for the social network. "Last week showed how much more work we need to do to enforce out polici...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget 'Mario Kart' Monopoly will have you racing to buy properties
Hasbro's Super Mario Bros.-themed Monopoly looks delightful enough as it is, but it might feel a bit lacking if you prefer the kart-driving version of the beloved Italian plumber. The good news i...
01:41 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Chrome feature makes it easier to cast videos from your desktop
To cast a video from your computer to a TV, you only need to open a file on Chrome, click the Cast icon and choose your device. Or, you can install a third-party app or extension like Videostream, whi...
01:22 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Lincoln attempts to reinvent itself again with the Aviator SUV
Lincoln has unveiled its newest vehicle, and with it, a glimpse into the company's future. The three-row Aviator is a clear improvement on the company's last attempt to reinvent its line-up,...
12:31 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Hulu won't adapt horror comic 'Locke & Key' after all
The second attempt to turn Joe Hill's comic Locke &amp; Key into a television series has foundered after Hulu opted not to pick it up as a series. According to Deadline Hollywood, the streami...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget SpaceX and Boeing inch closer toward manned space missions
NASA's Commercial Crew Program is making "significant progress" according to the space agency, which has outlined upcoming missions for both Boeing and SpaceX. The race between the two ...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget SpaceX and Boeing inch closer toward crewed space missions
NASA's Commercial Crew Program is making "significant progress" according to the space agency, which has outlined upcoming missions for both Boeing and SpaceX. The race between the two ...
11:29 am -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Sony cuts PSVR bundle prices worldwide
Sony has announced that it is knocking a massive chunk from the price of its console-powered VR headsets. The new starting price for PlayStation VR will be $299 in the US, &euro;299 in Europe, &am...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget SoftBank and Saudi Arabia to build world's biggest solar farm
SoftBank and Saudi Arabia have drawn up plans to build the world's biggest solar farm, which, if realized, would create 100,000 jobs in the kingdom and produce 200 gigawatts (GW) of energy. That&...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Apple's Field Trip and Waymo's self-driving Jags
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.What a day! We saw new hardware from Apple, Waymo, Xiaomi, NVIDIA and Huawei, so get ready to be amazed, thrilled and, possibly, appalled....
09:30 am -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Baltimores 911 dispatch system was hacked last weekend
Baltimore's 911 dispatch system was hacked over the weekend and authorities temporarily shut it down. The mayor's office confirmed to The Baltimore Sun that the system was digitally infiltra...
08:15 am -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Facebook sued for collecting call logs and text histories
After news broke that Facebook Messenger and Lite scraped call logs and text history from Android devices, the social network stressed that it didn't do so in secret and with an ulterior motive. ...
07:01 am -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Logitech's G Pro headset is built for eSports
With the new G Pro headset, Logitech set out to make something that gamers could wear for hours on end, without getting fatigued. It's a fairly straightforward pair of headphones: It only offers ...
06:16 am -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Study: Most YouTube influencers still don't disclose sponsored deals
It's been almost a year since the FTC warned social media influencers that they should "clearly and conspicuously [disclose]" if they're being paid for a post or video. But accordi...
04:31 am -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Massachusetts halts five ICOs for defying financial rules
It's not just the feds concerned about sketchy cryptocurrency fundraising. Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin has ordered a halt to the sale of five initial coin offering...
02:56 am -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Facebook reportedly pauses smart speaker plans for obvious reasons
Even though it seems like everyone is selling some sort of smart speaker, Bloomberg reports that Facebook will not be the next company joining in and has scuttled plans for a reveal at its F8 develope...
02:31 am -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Alphabet's X lab explores using AI to improve food production
Add Alphabet to the growing number of companies hoping that AI will solve food production problems. The Google parent brand's X lab has revealed that it's exploring ways machine learning co...
01:09 am -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Apple needs more than apps to win over educators
Earlier today, Apple announced a brand new iPad. It's has a 9.7-inch screen, an 8-megapixel rear camera, 10 hours of battery life, a front-facing FaceTime HD cam, an upgraded A10 Fusion chip plus...
12:29 am -04 - Wed, March 28, 2018
Engadget Amazon may spend $1 billion to adapt hit Chinese sci-fi novels
Amazon's bid to create worldwide blockbuster shows may extend well beyond very familiar Western stories like Lord of the Rings. Investors speaking to the Financial Times claimed that Amazon is i...
11:48 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Google sponsorship will cut ad time on Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show'
Google is determined to drum up attention for Nest's Hello video doorbell, and it's going about it in an unusual way: by taking over a commercial break. When The Late Show with Stephen Colb...
11:05 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Mini created an electric version of one of its classics
Mini really wants everyone to know that it's embracing the EV future. At an event ahead of the New York Auto Show, the automaker unveiled the Classic Mini Electric that's exactly what the na...
10:35 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Here are the biggest announcements from Apple's education event
That Apple would just a choose a massive high school in the Midwest to host a press conference was peculiar enough. Then Apple went and crafted class schedules for everyone and set up a room where peo...
10:02 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Uber agrees to pay $10 million in discrimination lawsuit settlement
The San Francisco Chronicle reports today that Uber has agreed to a $10 million settlement in a class action lawsuit that claimed it discriminated against minorities and women who worked for the compa...
09:55 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget AT&T launches the base of its FirstNet public safety network
After roughly a year of partnership, AT&amp;T's LTE-based FirstNet public safety network is starting to come alive -- the carrier has launched the service's network core nationwide. The...
09:34 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Qualification for this years Overwatch World Cup starts now
The third annual Overwatch World Cup will take place in California this November and Blizzard has now announced how qualification and team-building will play out this year. From now through April 28th...
09:12 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Google's Clips camera now takes high-res photos on demand
Google Clips' manual 7-second video bursts are fine if you're not a stickler for high resolution, but there are times when you just want to snap a quality still photo to share with friends. ...
08:53 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Huaweis latest Porsche phone has an in-screen fingerprint reader
Along with its P20 and P20 Pro, Huawei also unveiled its Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS smartphone today. Built with Porsche Design's signature aesthetic, the phone comes with a Leica triple camer...
08:31 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget NBA League Pass offers a discount on in-progress games
If you're a sports fan, you've no doubt had that moment when you scrambled to watch the end of a live game after leaving a social function. And that can be expensive with streaming services...
08:12 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget MoviePass adds Landmark Theatres to its subscription service
MoviePass, the popular cinema subscription service, just added another large theater company to its roster. While some movie theater groups, like Cinemark, have begun to offer their own (far less gene...
07:44 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Lexus is the latest carmaker to offer a subscription service
Just a day after a report about BMW's planned car subscription service, Lexus has announced its own take on the concept. The Lexus UX compact luxury crossover will be available via purchase, leas...
07:23 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Google acquires GIF search platform Tenor
Google is acquiring the platform Tenor, which runs GIF-searching functionality in keyboards for phones and messenger software, including on Samsung devices and Facebook Messenger. The company will kee...
07:03 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Google Maps finds routes in 39 more languages
Believe it or not, Google Maps has only supported a limited set of languages so far. A bit ironic for a service that helps you navigate the planet, don't you think? That might not be a problem fo...
06:44 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Buy Apple's peripherals in Space Gray without ponying up for an iMac Pro
We weren't sure who would best use the iMac Pro that came out last fall, but one thing it did was come in a new color for the desktop and its attachments: Space Gray. After releasing its HomePod ...
06:23 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA reportedly suspends its self-driving tests on public roads
NVIDIA will suspend all of its public road self-driving tests following Uber's fatal accident, a company spokesperson has told Recode. The company supplies chips for Uber's self-driving vehi...
06:10 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA's next AI steps: An ARM deal and a new 'personal supercomputer'
Soon you won't need one of NVIDIA's tiny Jetson systems if you want to tap into its AI smarts for smaller devices. At its GPU Technology Conference (GTC) today, the company announced it'...
06:07 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA aims to make self-driving safer with virtual simulations
Amid the torrent of news at CES in January, it was easy to miss the unveiling of NVIDIA's Drive platform -- a way for the company to test out its self-driving algorithms through repeated simulati...
06:05 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Lytro is shutting down, but some employees may head to Google
Lytro made a name for itself by allowing you to take a photo and then change the focus point after the fact. Its "Light Field" cameras never really took off, though, and neither did its pivo...
06:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Apple's 'Field Trip' education iPad event by the numbers
Well, that was underwhelming. At its "Let's Take a Field Trip" education event in Chicago on Tuesday, Apple only had a nominal upgrade to its 9.7-inch iPad and some minor software updat...
05:48 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Facebook faces lawsuit over discriminatory housing ads
A couple of years ago, the Congressional Black Caucus said that Facebook had violated the Fair Housing Act (FHA) by allowing advertisers to exclude racial and ethnic groups when buying ads for housing...
05:35 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Turner's live sports streaming service launches in April
Turner's long-in-the-making live sports service is here... almost. The broadcaster has announced that its Bleacher Report Live service will debut in April in a free preview mode, with "flex...
05:35 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Turner's live sports streaming service launches April 7th
Turner's long-in-the-making live sports service is here... almost. The broadcaster has announced that its Bleacher Report Live service will debut April 7th in a free preview mode, with "flex...
05:30 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget The new iPad vs. the competition: Teaching tools
Thanks to its generous discount program Apple was the king of the education market for decades. Some schools even straight up gave their students iPads. However, many institutions are increasingly ado...
05:17 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Google's new text-to-speech service has more realistic voices
Google will now let developers use the text-to-speech synthesis that powers the voices in Google Assistant and Maps. Cloud Text-to-Speech is available now through the Google Cloud Platform and the com...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Google's Movies & TV app can now search dozens of streaming services
In case you haven't noticed there are a lot of streaming video services available. Whether free with a cable subscription or paid, there are an ever-growing list of options for watching your favo...
04:58 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget How the 'new' iPad compares to the rest of Apples tablets
The iPad line has diversified a bit the past few years, with Apple introducing two sizes of its "Pro" model in addition to a more basic 9.7-inch device. But, while last year's tablet of...
04:42 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Apple iPad (2018) hands-on: It's all about the apps
Apple's new iPad isn't actually that new: It was heavily leaked, for one, and, importantly, it's just about the same as the basic iPad it replaces. The company unveiled the device today...
04:42 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Apple iPad hands-on (2018): It's all about the apps
Apple's new iPad isn't actually that new: It was heavily leaked, for one, and, importantly, it's just about the same as the basic iPad it replaces. The company unveiled the device today...
04:37 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Oracle vs. Google is still a thing, thanks to US federal court
The fight between Oracle and Google has been going on for years, and now there's been a development, according to Bloomberg. The US Court of Appeals found that Google violated Oracle's copyr...
04:31 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA's Quadro GV100 GPU will power its ray tracing tech
Last week, NVIDIA unveiled its RTX real-time ray tracing technology at GDC. It has the potential to change the way artists and developers work in 3D, by letting them quickly render realistic scenes. T...
04:28 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Apple sneaks art lessons into curriculum with 'Everyone Can Create'
At its "field trip" event in Chicago today, Apple launched a new 9.7-inch iPad with Pencil support, as well as a slew of new software for classrooms. That includes a training program for tea...
04:25 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Zuckerberg will reportedly appear before Congress on data privacy
Yesterday, Congress requested Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee to testify about data privacy -- a request that was also extended to Google CEO Sundar Pichai an...
04:14 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Apple's Swift Playgrounds will let kids code for AR
At Apple's educational event in Chicago today, the company announced that Swift Playgrounds -- Apple's coding app for kids -- is getting an AR module. Though not much has been said about it,...
04:01 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Logitech built a $49 digital crayon for the new iPad
Apple's new starter iPad is designed to make drawing more accessible, but the $89-plus it takes to buy the official Pencil for that iPad is a lot to swallow for cash-strapped educators. That...
03:52 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Apple's retooled iWork suite includes Pencil support
Today, Apple announced that it is releasing new versions of its iWork suite of apps -- Pages, Numbers and Keynote -- that supports Apple Pencil. A variety of new iPad apps (including the Microsoft Off...
03:41 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget The James Webb Space Telescope will be delayed for at least a year
Today, NASA held a press conference on the status of the James Webb Space Telescope, the organization's successor to Hubble, and the news was grim. The observatory was supposed to launch between ...
03:22 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget The new entry-level iPad works with the Apple Pencil
Apple's education-focused event is underway in Chicago and, as expected, the hardware star of the show is a new iPad. VP Greg Joswiak just announced the "new" iPad, an update on the mod...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Engadget giveaway: Win a Logitech Harmony Elite and Google Home Mini!
Universal remote controls have been around for a while, but with a product like the Logitech Harmony Elite, simplicity and future-proofing go hand-in-hand. The Elite's Hub system lets you control...
02:22 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Live from Apple's 'education' keynote!
Apple apparently has some news to share so it's holding a big keynote in sunny... Chicago? That's right, the company says it has some education-focused announcements in store and to mark the...
02:20 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Waymo and Jaguar will test self-driving I-Pace SUVs later this year
Waymo is adding a luxury vehicle to its fleet of self-driving test vehicles, the upcoming I-Pace EV. At an event ahead of the New York Auto Show, the two companies announced that testing of the I-Pace...
02:12 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget A new Firefox add-on limits Facebook tracking
It's safe to say that Facebook's treatment of its users' personal data is front and center, with the recent revelations about Cambridge Analytica. Many users are going as far as to stop...
01:57 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Amazon and Spielberg team up for mini-series on Mexico's conqueror
Amazon has given Steven Spielberg the go-ahead to create a four-hour original miniseries based on the life of Spanish conquistador Hern&aacute;n Cort&eacute;s. Spielberg has tapped Steven Zail...
01:44 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Zuckerberg declines invite to UK committee hearing on data privacy
Despite being asked, Mark Zuckerberg won't attend a British parliamentary hearing about Cambridge Analytica's data use. In a statement to Damian Collins, chair of Digital Culture Media and S...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Huawei P20 Pro hands-on: Camera tricks and a supercar finish
Huawei may be best known for US retailers not stocking its wares, but regardless, the company continues to ramp up its flagship smartphones. In the past few years, phones like the P9 made a lot of us ...
01:14 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Floating calcium 'sun shield' could protect the Great Barrier Reef
Scientists in Australia are testing a new technology that may help protect the endangered Great Barrier Reef from environmental degradation. An ultra-fine biodegradable film, 50,000 times thinner than...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Marshall's Mid ANC are a worthy pair of noise-canceling headphones
Last year, Marshall introduced its highest-end wireless headphones, the Monitor Bluetooth. They had almost everything you'd want in cord-free cans -- except for active noise cancellation (ANC). N...
12:48 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget 'Final Fantasy XV' team forms a studio to develop new IPs
Square Enix wants to expand its offerings with brand new AAA titles, and it's relying on Final Fantasy XV's developers to make that a reality. FFXV director Hajime Tabata and the game's...
12:30 pm -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Watch the Huawei P20 reveal right here!
Want to watch the notch-screened Huawei P20 debut as it happens? We've got you covered. The smartphone maker will unveil its new handset with an iPhone-X-like divot in the top of its display tomo...
11:45 am -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget 'PUBG' developer considers region locking for smoother gameplay
PlayerUnknown's BattleGrounds came out of beta last December, and earlier this month creator Brendan Greene promised a much slicker game going forward. It's no secret the game has suffered f...
11:01 am -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget US judge blocks lawsuit accusing YouTube of censoring conservatives
Google has successfully convinced a California federal judge to toss out (PDF) a lawsuit accusing its video-sharing platform YouTube of censoring conservatives. The lawsuit was filed in October by Den...
10:35 am -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Brexit may exclude UK from the EU's GPS satellite program
Europe plans to exclude the UK from its GPS-like Galileo satellite program because of Brexit, and Britain isn't happy about it. In a letter to the UK government, Europe said that UK businesses ma...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: The first Chrome OS tablet and a new 'Fortnite' record
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.While we prepare for Apple's field trip event (starts at 11 AM ET), you can check out the first Chrome OS tablet and our review of Fitbit's latest smartw...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Xiaomi's Mi Mix 2S is a more powerful take on an already beautiful phone
By now, you probably know exactly what to expect from a smartphone sequel with an S in its name: it'll be faster than its predecessor but its design won't change very much. That's not n...
08:49 am -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Xiaomi's Mi Gaming Laptop packs NVIDIA GTX 1060 graphics
Xiaomi already offers laptops (the Mi Notebook Pro and Mi Notebook Air), but it's now getting into PC gaming with a new model for the Chinese market. The literally-named Mi Gaming Laptop offers d...
05:52 am -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Netflix renews 'Queer Eye' and four other unscripted shows
Netflix won't leave you longing for more Queer Eye make-betters forever, because the Fab Five is returning for a second season. The streaming giant has renewed the critically acclaimed reboot, al...
03:43 am -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite' hot streak grows with a record-breaking YouTube stream
Fortnite's Battle Royale mode continues to be a cultural phenomenon, and YouTube just provided some stats to back that up. To begin with, the company's Ryan Wyatt has revealed that a Battle...
03:03 am -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Twitch app for PS4 gets a much-needed interface makeover
It'd be an understatement to say the Twitch app for PS4 needed some tweaking. Apart from looking more than a little like the Xbox One version, it just wasn't great for quickly hopping into ...
01:50 am -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Arizona governor suspends Uber's self-driving car tests
As the investigation into last week's fatal crash where an autonomous Uber SUV struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, AZ, the state's governor has suspended Uber's permission to test ...
01:15 am -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget Foxconn buys Linksys owner Belkin to join the smart home battle
While we've focused on efforts of giants like Google, Apple and Amazon to dominate "smart home" devices, manufacturing giant Foxconn is making its entry by acquiring Belkin Internationa...
12:46 am -04 - Tue, March 27, 2018
Engadget FedEx reserves 20 Tesla electric Semi trucks
FedEx is the latest company to invest in Tesla's Semi electric trucks. It recently ordered 20 of the vehicles to be deployed in its FedEx Freight department. Still, that doesn't compare to U...
11:27 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: Final Four, 'Far Cry 5,' 'Alex Inc.'
With Silicon Valley back on HBO, it's also time to welcome a new startup-themed show with this week's premiere of Alex, Inc. on ABC. It's based on the story of the podcast company Gimle...
10:40 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget BMW reportedly plans car subscription service test for Nashville
BMW is getting into the car subscription business, Bloomberg reports. While the company itself only said that a subscription pilot was planned for this year, a person familiar with the plans told Bloo...
10:03 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Google starts blocking its apps on uncertified Android devices
If you're fond of loading custom ROMs on your Android phone, life just became complicated. Google has quietly started blocking access to its apps on uncertified devices whose firmware was built ...
09:32 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Netflix plans live-action 'Carmen Sandiego' film with Gina Rodriguez
'90s kids have even more to get excited about as Carmen Sandiego comes to Netflix as a feature film. Jane the Virgin and Annihilation star Gina Rodriguez will play the title character in the live...
08:56 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Android malware found inside seemingly innocent QR code apps
Google is getting better at keeping Android malware out of the Play Store, and that's leading attackers to use more sophisticated disguises for their rogue apps. SophosLabs has proof: it just det...
08:29 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Senate committee asks Facebook, Google and Twitter to testify on privacy
The list of people that want to hear from social media giants in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal keeps getting longer. Senator Ron Wyden wants to know how the data collection happened in t...
07:57 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Bentley is the latest luxury car maker committing to EVs
Just a few weeks after Bentley unveiled its first all-electric concept convertible, a lead designer confirmed that the car company known for its gas-guzzling vehicles could start making electric cars ...
07:38 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Teslas overhauled navigation system will roll out this weekend
Today, Elon Musk tweeted that Tesla's new navigation system should be rolling out this weekend. He cautioned that it won't be fully finished, calling it a "mature beta" but promise...
07:18 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget The Boring Co. will sell giant Lego-like building bricks
Apparently flamethrowers weren't enough. The next merchandise Elon Musk's Boring Company will sell are life-sized Lego bricks that you can use to build your own structures. The bricks are ma...
06:59 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Toyota's 2019 Corolla Hatchback supports both Alexa and CarPlay
Toyota no longer requires that you pay the premium for an Avalon to get modern smartphone integration in its cars. It just unveiled the 2019 Corolla Hatchback, whose standard trim includes an 8-inch ...
06:39 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Malaysia proposes law that would make spreading fake news illegal
The Malaysian government has proposed a law that would criminalize the spread of fake news, and those found to be in violation could face up to 10 years in prison and a 500,000 ringgit (approximately ...
06:19 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Microsofts Edge browser is out for iPad and Android tablets
Microsoft's Edge browser released for iPhone and Android late last year with a promise to come to iPad "soon." Now, after a quick beta period, the app is ready for a full release onto i...
06:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget 'SKALAR' explores how light and sound affect our emotions
Photons have no mass, but in an exhibition at the CTM electronic music festival in Berlin, artist Christopher Bauder treated light as a moldable, solid substance. The installation was married to a com...
05:32 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Google's mobile-first search indexing is live after lengthy testing
After well over a year of testing, Google is ready to shift some of its search engine foundations to focus on mobile. The company has started the rollout for "mobile-first" search indexing,...
05:14 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget FCC aims to block purchases from non-US firms posing security threat
The FCC announced a proposal today that aims to more fully shut out companies "that pose a national security threat to United States communications networks or the communications supply chain.&qu...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget An AR app returns stolen Gardner paintings to their frames
In the early hours of March 18th, 1990, two men dressed as police officers pulled up to a side entrance of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. They claimed that they were responding to a re...
04:44 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget A viral photo of Parkland survivor Emma Gonzalez is the latest fake news
Seventeen-year-old Parkland shooting survivor Emma Gonz&aacute;lez (@Emma4Change) has become a national spokesperson for the movement against gun violence. At the March For Our Lives this weekend,...
04:29 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Twitter will ban most cryptocurrency ads
It's not just the likes of Facebook and Google who are clamping down on cryptocurrency ads. Twitter has confirmed an earlier rumor by announcing plans to ban most cryptocurrency-related ads in t...
04:06 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Cambridge Analytica accused of violating US election laws
Cambridge Analytica's Facebook data harvesting hasn't just prompted lawsuits over the privacy violations -- it's now sparking a legal battle over its role in US elections. ABC News has ...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Lynk & Co's shareable cars launch outside of China in 2020
Volvo's sister brand Lynk &amp; Co has made a fuss over its connected, shareable cars, but there's been a catch: they haven't been available outside of China. You might have a chanc...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget The first Chrome OS tablet comes from Acer
There have been many Chrome OS devices with touchscreens, but there haven't been pure tablets. You've always had an attached keyboard as a fallback -- until today, that is. Acer has unveil...
03:30 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget What we're playing: 'Where the Water Tastes Like Wine'
This month, Contributing Editor David Lumb plays Dim Bulb Games' debut title, 'Where the Water Tastes Like Wine,' and discovers one of America's oldest games: storytelling....
03:03 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Suspect arrested for cyber bank heists that amassed $1.2 billion
Europol announced today that the suspected leader of an international bank heist scheme has been arrested. The arrest was a result of an investigation that involved a number of cooperating law enforce...
02:52 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget FTC confirms Facebook data security investigation
Last week, reports surfaced that the FTC was opening an investigation into Facebook regarding Cambridge Analytica's use of its data. The agency has now confirmed that it is indeed investigating t...
02:35 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Pokmon Go fetch quests could bring you closer to Mew
Well over a year later, Niantic is adding more traditional gameplay to Pok&eacute;mon Go. Soon, you'll be able to tackle "Research Tasks." Essentially, they're fetch-quests lik...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget The revolutionary Minimoog Model D synth is now available as an iOS app
From Kraftwek and Michael Jackson to Nine Inch Nails and Dr. Dre, the Minimoog has spanned musical genres and decades. Released in 1970, it was one of the first synthesizers to include a keyboard. It ...
01:29 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Facebook's focus on local news goes global
Back in January, Facebook announced that it was prioritizing local news sources in the US. Today, in a blog post, the company's Head of News Product, Alex Hardiman, and Head of News Partnerships,...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Honda unveils the 2019 Insight, its new upscale hybrid sedan
Honda has debuted the 2019 Insight, an all-new hybrid sedan positioned in price between the Civic and Accord hybrids. Unlike the Clarity EV and plug-in hybrid, it's a so-called "series hybri...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Fitbit Versa review: A stylish smartwatch at the right price
When Fitbit launched its first true smartwatch last year, it had something to prove. The company had just bought beloved smartwatch pioneer Pebble, and up till then had struggled to produce a wearable...
12:20 pm -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Apple's big push into original TV could start next March
Apple's original TV programming has been lackluster so far, to say the least. Planet of the Apps? Don't bother. Carpool Karaoke? Not much better. But the company isn't giving up and, ac...
11:36 am -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Ford vending machine begins dispensing cars in China
It is no longer enough simply to test-drive a vehicle by riding around the block while a salesperson gives you their well-rehearsed patter. Now, there needs to be some sort of theater around the purch...
10:31 am -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Homemade rockets and Facebook apologizes again
Welcome back! This morning: What is the best way to clean your touchscreen? How well did Huawei's new ultrabook fare in our review? Oh, and a guy that thinks the world is flat launched his own ho...
09:32 am -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Nissan is using recycled Leaf batteries to power street lights
Nissan is using old Leaf batteries in a very meta way: To power streetlights that will make roads safer for vehicles and pedestrians. Called "The Light Reborn," it uses a solar panel that ch...
05:56 am -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Flat Earth advocate finally launches his homemade rocket
For years, "Mad" Mike Hughes has not only insisted that the Earth is flat, but has maintained he could prove it by launching himself into space with his own rocket. He even claimed to have l...
04:01 am -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Hyundais Kona is ready for almost anything
Imagine you're going out for the night with friends. You have the perfect jeans. You just picked up a great shirt or blouse. You're having a great hair day, your sock game is on point. Hell,...
03:03 am -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget SpaceX rocket carved giant hole in the ionosphere
Rockets can leave a mark on the atmosphere well after they've left, and SpaceX may have learned that first-hand. Researchers have determined that a Falcon 9 launch in August 2017 (the Formosat-5...
01:32 am -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Seoul will turn off workers' PCs to curb excessive overtime
South Korea has a serious problem with overtime. A typical government worker puts in 1,000 more hours per year than their equivalents in other countries, which could easily affect their long-term hea...
12:04 am -04 - Mon, March 26, 2018
Engadget Lenovo's VR camera with Daydream is now available for pre-order
The virtual reality camera Lenovo created in partnership with Google is now available for pre-order, a few weeks before its release on May 4th. Online inventory monitoring app The Tracker has spotted ...
10:35 pm -04 - Sun, March 25, 2018
Engadget Google app hints at custom Routines in Assistant
You can already use Routines in Google Assistant, but you've so far had to tweak "ready-made" examples to fit your needs instead of creating your own from whole cloth. That might not b...
09:02 pm -04 - Sun, March 25, 2018
Engadget Facebook scooped up Android call and text metadata (with consent)
If you've been using the Facebook app on Android for quite some time, it's possible that the social network has records of every call and text you made these past years -- though it's n...
07:33 pm -04 - Sun, March 25, 2018
Engadget New web security standard promises safer, faster browsing
It's safe to say that web security could use a tune-up given the deluge of malware attacks and data breaches. Thankfully, it's about to get one. The Internet Engineering Task Force has app...
06:01 pm -04 - Sun, March 25, 2018
Engadget Facebook apologizes for privacy breach with full-page newspaper ads
Facebook isn't just relying on TV appearances to apologize for its poor handling of Cambridge Analytica's data sharing. The social network took out full-page apology ads in several major US...
04:29 pm -04 - Sun, March 25, 2018
Engadget Uber is selling its Southeast Asia business to Grab
Uber's plan to sell off its Southeast Asia business appears to be a done deal. Sources speaking to Bloomberg and Reuters have said that Uber has reached an agreement to sell the division to riva...
04:29 pm -04 - Sun, March 25, 2018
Engadget Uber is selling its Southeast Asia business to Grab (update: official)
Uber's plan to sell off its Southeast Asia business appears to be a done deal. Sources speaking to Bloomberg and Reuters have said that Uber has reached an agreement to sell the division to rival...
03:00 pm -04 - Sun, March 25, 2018
Engadget After Math: Business as usual
While most everybody's eyes were glued on the happenings at GDC 2018 this week, the rest of the business world quietly continued turning. Google offered $40 million for the Lytro camera company, ...
01:30 pm -04 - Sun, March 25, 2018
Engadget The best tax software
By Mark Smirniotis and Kevin PurdyThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commission...
11:03 am -04 - Sun, March 25, 2018
Engadget Sony's 2018 OLED TV starts at $2,800
To call Sony's original OLED TV expensive would be an understatement -- when they started at $5,000 brand new, you had to be a huge fan of the design and image processing to ignore the affordable...
06:02 am -04 - Sun, March 25, 2018
Engadget Mondaine's second smartwatch finally adds notifications
When Mondaine released its first smartwatch (the Helvetica 1) in 2015, the features were... limited. It could track your activity, but it quickly fell behind other hybrid smartwatches, let alone high...
03:11 am -04 - Sun, March 25, 2018
Engadget NBA is experimenting with 99-cent fourth quarter live streams
NBA's League Pass can be quite pricey if you're more of a casual viewer than a huge fan. Those "casual viewers" could still go online to find illegal streams to watch, though, so t...
01:36 am -04 - Sun, March 25, 2018
Engadget DOJ renews push to require access to encrypted devices
No, US law enforcement hasn't given up on its dreams of forcing tech companies to allow access to encrypted devices. New York Times sources have learned that the Department of Justice and the FB...
12:04 am -04 - Sun, March 25, 2018
Engadget President signs overseas data access bill into law
The House of Representatives has approved a piece of legislation (PDF) that makes it easier for law enforcement to get access to info even if it's stored in other countries. Officially known as C...
10:35 pm -04 - Sat, March 24, 2018
Engadget Netflix will release a Formula 1 documentary series
Netflix is continuing its streak of scoring major sports originals. The streaming service has unveiled plans for a 10-episode documentary of Formula 1's 10-episode season with Senna's James...
09:03 pm -04 - Sat, March 24, 2018
Engadget Tesla Model X driver dies in Mountain View crash
A Tesla vehicle is at the center of another tragic crash, and the company is coming under renewed scrutiny over safety concerns as a result. The driver of a Model X has died after his electric SUV col...
07:31 pm -04 - Sat, March 24, 2018
Engadget What we saw at GDC 2018!
All good things must come to an end, and today we say goodbye to GDC 2018. As usual, the Game Developers Conference didn't disappoint. During our time here in San Francisco, we found a slew of in...
06:31 pm -04 - Sat, March 24, 2018
Engadget Apple's Tim Cook calls for tougher regulation of personal data
Apple has long positioned itself as a privacy advocate, but it's ramping up that stance in light of Facebook's data sharing with Cambridge Analytica. In a discussion at the China Developmen...
05:02 pm -04 - Sat, March 24, 2018
Engadget Facebook and Cambridge Analytica hit with first state lawsuit
Facebook and Cambridge Analytica are already dealing with numerous private lawsuits over non-consensual data sharing, but they now have to grapple with a state-level lawsuit. Illinois' Cook Count...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, March 24, 2018
Engadget Ask Engadget: What's the best way to clean my touchscreen?
The support shared among 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 Ch...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, March 24, 2018
Engadget Huawei MateBook X Pro review: A polished yet quirky laptop
Laptops are exercises in compromise, with companies sacrificing what they deem to be unnecessary features on the twin altars of portability and longevity. The decisions on what to keep and what to dit...
12:05 pm -04 - Sat, March 24, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to the weekend! While the folks at Facebook are probably ready for a break, we're highlighting all of the gaming news from GDC 2018 and preparing for ...
08:47 am -04 - Sat, March 24, 2018
Engadget A live-action 'Street Fighter' TV show is in development
According to Deadline, Street Fighter fans should keep an eye out for a new TV series currently in development from Entertainment One. The producers of the new show were previously involved with the w...
03:53 am -04 - Sat, March 24, 2018
Engadget Yet another security vulnerability afflicts Indias citizen database
India's Aadhaar database is a national system that contains personal data and biometric information on over 1.1 billion Indian citizens. While joining is technically voluntary (for now, at least)...
02:34 am -04 - Sat, March 24, 2018
Engadget Spielberg doesnt think Netflix should win Oscars
In an interview, Steven Spielberg stated that content on Netflix should be considered television...and ineligible for Oscars. "Once you commit to a television format, you're a TV movie,"...
01:19 am -04 - Sat, March 24, 2018
Engadget Proposed law would insist on work-life balance for New Yorkers
With all of us connected to our phones day and night, it's pretty easy to respond to work requests after official office hours are over. European countries like France have passed laws allowing e...
12:06 am -04 - Sat, March 24, 2018
Engadget Uber's self-driving policies, tech face questions after fatal crash
In the wake of a fatal crash where one of Uber's self-driving SUVs struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona, a New York Times report has dug into the company's program and found it's s...
11:29 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget A Warhammer AR fantasy card game is coming to PC this year
Gamers may know Games Workshop's popular tabletop game Warhammer: Age of Sigmar (the fantasy counterpart to Warhammer 40,000) is getting its own card game for PC later this year -- and it'll...
09:55 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget OnePlus is done selling its flagship 5T in North America
If you live in North America and you'd like to buy a OnePlus 5T, well, sorry &mdash; you're out of luck. Not just temporarily, either &mdash; the startup confirmed to Engadget that i...
09:36 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Apple won't livestream its March 27th education event
Apple's education event next week is a break in tradition in more ways than one. Not only will it take place in Chicago instead of the company's usual homestead in Northern California, it wi...
09:02 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Hands-on with coming-of-age puzzle game 'Where Cards Fall'
Where Cards Fall looks like a dream. Literally, I've had dreams that feel like this game -- the world is segmented into blocky platforms covered in grass, asphalt and clouds, as if a rudimentary ...
08:20 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Catan VR gets closer to the real thing than any app
The first time I played Settlers of Catan was probably 2006. I didn't really know much about board games, aside from old classics like Monopoly, so when a friend brought it out at a party I was i...
08:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Atari shows its non-functional 'VCS' console prototype at GDC 2018
Last June, venerated gaming company Atari announced that it was making a comeback. Specifically, that it would be jumping back into the console market with a retro-style entertainment system it dubbed...
07:45 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget What to expect from Apples education-themed Field Trip event
Normally, when Apple goes to the trouble of putting on an event, it's somewhere near the company's home base in sunny Cupertino. Not this time! After deciding not to hold a March keynote at ...
07:30 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget The story of the Duke, the Xbox pad that existed because it had to
Denise Chaudhari had never touched a gamepad before stepping onto Microsoft's campus as a contractor. The first woman to join the Xbox team, Chaudhari had studied ergonomics and industrial design...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Lets stop pretending Facebook cares
The really great thing to come out of the Cambridge Analytica scandal is that Facebook will now start doing that thing we were previously assured at every turn they were doing all along. And all it to...
06:46 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Apple proposes 13 emojis representing those with disabilities
Apple has proposed a set of new emojis representing those with vision, hearing and motor disabilities, BuzzFeed News reports. Included are emojis of guide and service dogs, people with canes, individu...
06:27 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Live the startup 'dream' in the Silicon Valley VR Hacker Hostel
If you've enjoyed HBO's Silicon Valley over the last four seasons, chances are you're keyed in to the same tech and startup scenes that the show satires. Which means you might have an H...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget GDC 2018 by the numbers
It was a wet and wild week at the 2018 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. The Engadget team spent our days wandering the show floor, meeting with developers and, of course, playing every gam...
05:49 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Tumblr confirms 84 Russian accounts were used to spread disinformation
It's not just Facebook or Twitter that were co-opted during the 2016 election. Just a month after accusations from researchers and Buzzfeed, Tumblr confirmed today that it uncovered 84 user accou...
05:40 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Cambridge Analytica has commissioned a third-party audit
Mark Zuckerberg might be sorry that 50 million Facebook users' data ended up with the political firm Cambridge Analytica and will (at some point) head to Congress to explain what happened. The fi...
05:36 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Elon Musk pulls Tesla and SpaceX pages after #DeleteFacebook challenge
Elon Musk isn't known for kidding around, and he just made that clear in his response to Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal... more or less, at least. The entrepreneur has hidden the off...
05:28 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Facebook already hit with four lawsuits over Cambridge Analytica
It has been a week since the bombshell reports on Cambridge Analytica's use of Facebook user data dropped and already the social media giant is facing at least four lawsuits. Along with a class a...
05:28 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Facebook already hit with four lawsuits over Cambridge Analytica (updated)
It has been a week since the bombshell reports on Cambridge Analytica's use of Facebook user data dropped and already the social media giant is facing at least four lawsuits. Along with a class a...
05:16 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Slaughter sentient fruit to save humanity in 'Juicy Realm'
We saw a number of genuinely unique and innovative games at the Indie Megabooth during 2018, but few can compete with the sheer adorableness of Juicy Realm from Spacecan -- even when you're gunni...
04:55 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Sonos to temporarily pull ads from Facebook, Google and Twitter
Earlier this week, Mozilla announced that it was pulling its Facebook ads in light of the Cambridge Analytica scandal and continued concerns over data security. Now Sonos has announced it will also be...
04:22 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget YouTube is still plagued with disturbing kids videos
There's a section of supposedly kid-friendly YouTube that's rife with odd and often disturbing videos. But though YouTube began actively addressing the issue last year, there still appears t...
04:22 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget YouTube is still plagued with disturbing kids' videos
There's a section of supposedly kid-friendly YouTube that's rife with odd and often disturbing videos. But though YouTube began actively addressing the issue last year, there still appears t...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget The best blood pressure monitor for home use
By Stacey HigginbothamThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that suppo...
03:40 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Spotify says 2 million users suppressed ads on its free service
Earlier this month, Spotify revealed that it had begun cracking down on people using hacked versions of apps. These apps allowed users with free accounts to suppress advertising and take advantage of ...
03:27 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Apple is reportedly working on a 'foldable' iPhone for 2020
Apple changes its iPhone designs slowly and reluctantly, so folks were pretty surprised to see the famous notch in the iPhone X. That might be nothing compared to what it has planned for 2020, though,...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Could Googles Smart Sound be more than just a gimmick?
Welcome to your living room, the latest battleground for tech companies vying for your allegiance. What started as Amazon staking its claim with the Echo line of smart speakers now includes competitio...
02:48 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Baidu will start autonomous driving tests in Beijing
This week, China gave tech company Baidu, Inc., which wants to be known as China's version of Google, the go-ahead to start autonomous driving tests in Beijing's suburbs, according to Reuter...
02:27 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget DOJ indicts nine Iranians for state-sponsored hacking effort
This morning, the Department of Justice announced that nine Iranians have been indicted for an alleged hacking campaign affecting 320 universities around the world, 144 of which were US institutions. ...
02:21 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Smart wine bottle company Kuvee is going out of business
Back in early 2016, Engadget Senior Editor Andrew Tarantola spent some time with the Kuv&eacute;e, a sort-of Keurig for wine, and was impressed with its features but wary about its prospects. &quo...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget 'Guacamelee! 2' blends a Mexican fairytale with wild, flashy action
Good sequels are hard to make, especially if your first product was considered a hit by gamers and critics alike. That's a predicament that developer DrinkBox Studios is about to face with Guacam...
01:42 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Walmart's future could include drone assistants and smart carts
Walmart is envisioning a high-tech future for its stores, based on the patents it recently filed. In fact, the devices it's considering sound like they'd be perfect for use in cashier-less s...
01:20 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Craiglist blocks personal ads to protest anti sex-trafficking law
The passing of the controversial, ham-handed Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA-FOSTA) has prompted Craigslist to close its personals section. The bill is designed to punish websites with crimin...
01:02 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget OptiTrack Active VR makes for a more mobile zombiepocalypse
My biggest qualm with many home VR experiences involves how I move about in-game. Using a controller for locomotion -- whether its a Doom VR-style teleportation mechanism or using a thumbstick a la Fa...
12:22 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Apple is reportedly launching low-cost iPads for schools
Apple is set to unveil a new low-cost iPad model for educators and students next week, according to Bloomberg's noted Apple reporter Mark Gurman. It's reportedly also working on an education...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Red Bull built an underground eSports bar in London
London's Red Bull Gaming Sphere has everything you would expect from an eSports venue: neon-strewn PCs, large TVs, chunky headsets and the latest Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft consoles. But this i...
11:31 am -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Atlanta government computers hit by ransomware
The last victim affected by ransomware is the city government of Atlanta, GA. The ninth-largest metro area in the US isn't able to do things like process payments or provide access to courthouse ...
10:47 am -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: 'Monty Python' on Netflix, CGI inches closer to reality
Welcome to the end of the week! This morning: The reality of women in the video-game industry, creepy-realistic real-time CGI and the Instagram update you've been waiting for....
08:49 am -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Thiel-Hogan vs. Gawker saga to get the TV and movie treatment
Two production outfits are planning to make films tackling the Peter Thiel-backed Hulk Hogan case that brought down the once-thriving online media company Gawker. And one of them is exploring the idea...
06:01 am -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Now The Church of England takes Apple Pay and Google Pay
What can a church do when its younger parishioners stop carrying coins they can toss into the donation box? In the Church of England's case, it's to offer high-tech collection plates that ac...
03:04 am -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Samsung is 'looking into' Galaxy S9 touchscreen issues
Tonight Samsung has responded to growing reports of Galaxy S9/S9+ phones with touchscreen problems. Android Police points to a few threads on Reddit and Samsung's own support forums where owners ...
01:30 am -04 - Fri, March 23, 2018
Engadget Researchers develop device that extracts water from desert air
Researchers at MIT and UC Berkeley have developed and now tested a device that can extract water out of the air even in the driest of climates. The team proposed the device in a Science article last y...
11:56 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Tesla says its being underpaid because its batteries are too fast
It looks like Tesla's batteries are too fast for their own good. As the Sydney Morning Herald reports, the company claims it's not being properly paid for the electricity its South Australia...
11:02 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget You only have 18 minutes to complete 'Black Future 88'
While a number of games have incorporated a countdown timer to increase the pressure upon players (looking at you, Dead Rising), few have taken it to extremes quite like Black Future '88, a wild ...
11:02 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget You only have 18 minutes to complete 'Black Future '88'
While a number of games have incorporated a countdown timer to increase the pressure upon players (looking at you, Dead Rising), few have taken it to extremes quite like Black Future '88, a wild ...
10:38 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Hands-on with the sci-fi game that falls apart as you play
You're never going to play Clunker Junker in your living room or on your desktop PC, no matter how many GPUs it has. Hardware is the issue here, but it's not a matter of processing power -- ...
10:12 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Amazon dreams up a drone that will understand your hand signals
Amazon was just issued a patent for a UAV that can interpret gesture and vocal commands, a device that could in theory be used to deliver packages. First spotted by GeekWire, the patent describes a dr...
09:41 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook spoke too slowly about Cambridge Analytica
A day after Mark Zuckerberg's media tour, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg did her part in front of cameras to apologize and also make a muted reference to possible regulation. Speaking to CNBC the e...
09:31 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Tidal now streams music to both Amazon Fire TV and Android Auto
When last we heard in December, Norwegian publication Dagens N&aelig;ringsliv reported that music streaming service Tidal had enough cash to last about six months. But the company is evidently sti...
09:10 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Venmo temporarily halts instant money transfers
Did you need a friend to pay you back on Venmo as soon as humanly possible? You might have to twiddle your thumbs for a little while. Venmo has temporarily pulled its instant transfer feature in order...
09:01 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: The UE Roll 2 Bluetooth speaker drops to $50
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read thei...
08:21 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Trump's Chinese tariffs could have a big impact on the tech industry
Trump has shouted about weaponizing trade since the campaign trail, but this year he's put it to action, committing to solar tariffs back in January that endangered US jobs. This afternoon, Donal...
08:05 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget GoPro licenses camera tech to other companies amid sales struggles
There's no question that GoPro is hurting: sales are struggling, its drone plans are dead and it's not clear that the company can survive purely on sales of action cameras like the Hero6. Wh...
07:45 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget CDs and vinyl are outselling digital music downloads
Digital music downloads began to outsell physical media since 2012. It took four more years for digital music revenue to surpass those from physical media as well. Then streaming happened, and last ye...
07:31 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget EA is teaching AI troops to play 'Battlefield 1'
It's been a couple of years since AI-controlled bots fragged each other in an epic Doom deathmatch. Now, EA's Search for Extraordinary Experiences Division, or SEED, has taught self-learning...
07:24 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Siri won't be reading hidden notifications out loud for much longer
A fix is coming for a bug that led Siri to speak notifications out loud that were hidden behind the lock screen should someone ask about them. "We are aware of this issue and it will be addressed...
07:05 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Mozilla pulled its Facebook ads and others may follow
Facebook is obviously in some very hot water as details regarding Cambridge Analytica's use of its users' data continue to unfold. And along with heated consumer backlash and questions from ...
06:44 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget FCC loosens rules to speed 5G rollouts
The FCC under Tom Wheeler took early steps to loosen regulations in the name of accelerating 5G rollouts, and the new commission is making good on those plans. The regulator has adopted new rules tha...
06:23 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Congress wants Zuckerberg to testify about Cambridge Analytica
Thus far, two states, the FTC, UK Parliament and US Congress all want answers from Facebook regarding how political firm Cambridge Analytica ended up with data on 50 million users. Representatives fro...
06:10 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg broke his silence, but he didnt have much to say
As a series of reports exposed Cambridge Analytica's use of improperly obtained personal data, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was nowhere to be seen. The billionaire's self-imposed public exil...
05:51 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Facebook gave researcher anonymized data on 57 billion friendships
The Guardian reports today that Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan's relationship with Facebook wasn't limited to his now infamous "thisisyourdigitallife" app. He had ...
05:30 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget With 'Siren,' Unreal Engine blurs the line between CGI and reality
Epic Games has been obsessed with real-time motion capture for years, but the company is now trying to take its experiments with the technology one step further. Enter "Siren," a digital per...
05:15 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Snapchats Map Explore makes it easier to find your friends
Snapchat is rolling out a new feature that will make it easier to find events and see friends' updates on Snap Map, The Verge reports. Rather than looking through the map to see where your friend...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget The video game industry is finally asking where the women are
Ubisoft is participating in the Women in Gaming Rally at GDC this week.It's one of the first things the 20 or so journalists pooled between the open bar and the canapes on the second floor of Hot...
04:46 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Raytheon's laser and microwave buggy test brought down 45 drones
This week, Raytheon announced it successfully tested its anti-drone technology. The advanced high-power microwave and laser dune buggy brought down 45 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and drones at a U...
04:25 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget 'Harold Halibut' is a delightfully quirky narrative adventure.
I've never been one much for slow-paced puzzle-solving games. If it doesn't involve hacking, slashing, blasting or breaking my way through obstacles, then I'm generally not interested. ...
04:08 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Instagram lets users decide when to refresh their feed
Instagram announced some changes to user feeds today, but before you get too excited, no it's not a return to the chronological feed. However, Instagram will start surfacing newer posts at the to...
04:02 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Autonomous cars may soon navigate better in fog
One major issue for autonomous vehicles is driving in fog. Many types of self-driving technology use visible light to determine how to navigate. This becomes a real problem when driving conditions are...
03:38 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget PUBG Event Mode offers limited-time custom games
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has announced the debut of Event Mode, which will introduce temporary changes to typical gameplay. The developers described Event Mode "as a periodically changi...
03:19 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget China's hospitals turn to AI to make up for doctor shortage
We already use AI in medicine to examine medical scans and spot signs of diabetes, among other applications. In China, though, artificial intelligence can do more than just assist medical professional...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Google Assistant now has the power to send and request money
Google is making it easy to pay Bob and Kate for last weekend's barbecue by connecting its voice assistant to its mobile payment platform. You can now ask Assistant to pay your contacts -- or to ...
02:47 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Huawei may be developing a 'blockchain smartphone'
Huawei Technologies is reportedly considering developing a mobile phone using Sirin Labs' operating system. The phone would be cable of running blockchain applications alongside Android. Accordin...
02:30 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget 'What The Golf?' is the perfect game for people who don't care about golf
Just when you thought we couldn't find any weirder games at GDC 2018, here comes another one. What The Golf?, created by Copenhagen-based developer Triband, is being billed as the perfect anti-go...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget The best Roku features you might not be aware of
Roku's media streamers have long received strong reviews from Engadget, thanks to their compact designs and high feature-to-price ratio. You probably know you can rearrange your home screen or li...
01:46 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Twitch brings polls, leaderboards and other Extensions to mobile
Since launching six months ago, Twitch Extensions have seen more than 1.5 billion interactions on desktop. From today, they're available on mobile, so viewers can enjoy leader boards, polls, matc...
01:32 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Monty Python is silly-walking onto Netflix
A big chunk of Monty Python's catalog is coming to Netflix UK in April and the US later in the year. The slate includes the iconic films Monty Python &amp; the Holy Grail and Monty Python...
01:15 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget 'Children of Morta' and the power of modern pixel art
Children of Morta made me incredibly happy, scared, sad and fiercely determined, all within the span of 10 minutes and using only pixel art -- plus a few modern bells and whistles. It comes from Dead ...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget DJI is building 1,000 custom drones for a construction company
You might think of drones as consumer products, but DJI has unveiled a deal that shows where their future sales potential lies. Its commercial division is selling 1,000 custom Matrice 100 drones equip...
12:31 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget YouTube to follow Amazon by screening its movies inside theaters
Following YouTube's announcement last month that it intends to spend "hundreds of millions" on original content for Red, it's just unveiled plans for a YouTube-made movie that'...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Samsung's new Exynos chip boosts photo-taking in mid-tier phones
Samsung's latest application processor (AP) is set to significantly improve photo-taking in mid-tier phones. The Eyxnos 7 9610 has boosted deep learning image properties, so it'll recognize ...
11:02 am -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget YouTube's 'miniplayer-bar' keeps videos at the top as you scroll
It looks like YouTube is testing more than one multitasking feature on the web. Aside from giving select users access to its experimental picture-in-picture floating video panel on desktop, it's ...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Zuckerberg's apology and Netflix's new typeface
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to Thursday. We touch on why deleting Facebook is hard for some of us, squeeze a sorry out of Mark Zuckerberg and test out the comfortable future of Oculus...
08:32 am -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Jabra brings noise cancellation to its behind-the-neck earbuds
Do you like the concept of Apple's BeatsX earbuds, but want something that's better at shutting out external noise and taking phone calls? Jabra might have your fix. It's expanding it...
07:01 am -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget This funky helmet makes brain-scanning more comfortable
See that helmet in the photo up there? That's not a prop for a new sci-fi/horror flick -- it's a magnetoencephalography (MEG) helmet that can scan the brain and map its activity. MEG machine...
05:30 am -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Facebook's video app comes to Xbox One
Facebook is continuing its quest to make its video easier to watch in the living room. The company has released a version of its Video app for Xbox One that gives you an easy way to catch videos in b...
03:48 am -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Reddit bans communities trading firearms and drugs
Reddit's bid to clean up its communities now includes what those communities trade. The social site has updated its policies to ban the trade of firearms, explosives, drugs (including alcohol an...
02:16 am -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Zuckerberg is 'uncomfortable' making content decisions for all users
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared on multiple media outlets today to address the Cambridge Analytica scandal and to answer pressing questions about the increasingly large role Facebook plays in to...
02:06 am -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg is sorry
Given the news that has broken over the last few days about the collection and use of Facebook data by Cambridge Analytica, there's been an expectation that the company's leaders will speak ...
01:59 am -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget The next version of Chrome will block autoplaying videos with sound
With Chrome 64, Google began allowing users to stop videos from autoplaying on specific websites but with Chrome 66, the company is adding new criteria that dictate when videos can autoplay. As 9to5Go...
01:38 am -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Best Buy has 'ceased ordering' Huawei smartphones
It's not just carriers giving Huawei the cold shoulder in the US; retailers are, too. A CNET source has learned that Best Buy has "ceased ordering" new Huawei smartphones and will phase...
12:41 am -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Deleting Facebook is easier said than done
Over the past few days, Facebook has come under intense scrutiny due to its previous relationship with Cambridge Analytica, a data science company that secretly culled information from 50 million Face...
12:01 am -04 - Thu, March 22, 2018
Engadget Jaguar Land Rover tests autonomous parking on public roads
Plenty of cars will help you park, but the biggest challenge is frequently finding a spot in the first place -- it's no fun to circle the parking lot for 10 minutes. Fully autonomous cars can ult...
11:39 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Giant scissors are your controller in this quirky first-person action game
There's this small world inside GDC 2018 called Alt.Ctrl.GDC, where you'll find a booth full of quirky games that incorporate physical objects into their story. With Scissors the that than (...
11:26 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Tempe Police release in-car video from fatal self-driving Uber crash
The Tempe Police department has released video (warning: this video may be disturbing to some) taken by the interior and exterior cameras of the Uber SUV that struck and killed a woman, Elaine Herzber...
10:47 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Hands-on with Oculus Go: Comfy, wireless VR
Oculus Go might be the virtual reality industry's best chance at pushing the medium into the mainstream. Tethered VR devices are unwieldy and generally require a beefy PC rig to run properly; mob...
10:27 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Twitter is the latest tech giant losing its security chief
A Twitter spokesperson has confirmed that the company's chief information security officer Michael Coates, who joined in 2015, is leaving. As first reported by the The Verge, he announced the mov...
09:32 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Over a million people have already played 'Sea of Thieves'
Have you been struggling to play Sea of Thieves since it launched on March 20th? There's a good explanation for it. In a launch update, Rare's Craig Duncan and Joe Neate have revealed that...
09:10 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Senate passes sex-trafficking bill that may lead to online censorship
Today, the Senate passed the controversial Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA) and the bill now heads to the White House where Donald Trump is expected to sign it. While some groups like the Int...
08:58 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Coinbase bug could have let anyone give themselves free ether
Cryptocurrency exchanges have had a fair share of justified criticism. They can be high-value targets for criminals, easy to hide from the IRS and easily affected by tech issues. Luckily, thanks to a ...
08:40 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Facebook lays out stricter rules to protect your social data
It's been a few years coming, but today Facebook unveiled its strategy for protecting user data on its platform. The basic gist? The company is going to be more cautious about how data is shared,...
08:20 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget The New York Times brings Bowie exhibit to your phone with AR
Now that Google has released its first take on an Android augmented reality framework, ARCore 1.0, quite a few AR apps are taking advantage of it. The New York Times, who has already released an AR ex...
08:04 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Pininfarina will go from designer to automaker with all-EV lineup
For decades, Pininfarina has largely been a design house -- it shaped and built cars, but usually under someone else's name (such as the Ferrari F40). It's apparently ready to become a full...
07:55 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg finally weighs in on Cambridge Analytica
While stories about Cambridge Analytica harvesting data from millions of Facebook accounts without consent sparked conversations and debates over the weekend, one voice was conspicuously absent from t...
07:51 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Google makes Pixel 2's driving awareness available to Android apps
If you have a Pixel 2, you might have appreciated its Driving Do-Not-Disturb feature -- it can automatically minimize distractions while telling the difference between a stop at the intersection and t...
07:35 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Netflix opens its public bug bounty program
Today, Netflix announced the launch of its public bug bounty program. The company, which has been expanding its bug bounty setup over the last few years, started with a responsible vulnerability discl...
07:20 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Hublots first smartwatch will cost over $5,000
Another luxury brand is jumping into the smartwatch game. Hublot has announced that it's making a limited number of its first smartwatch -- an extension of its Big Bang line that's all about...
07:03 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget How Facebook plans to colonize gaming
Facebook is in the middle of a public relations nightmare, caused by reports that research firm Cambridge Analytica used its site to harvest data from 50 million user profiles. But, that's not st...
06:50 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget YouTube bans videos that sell guns and accessories
Gun videos may be a thing of the past on YouTube, with the Google-owned company updating its policies on firearms-related content. Videos can no longer sell guns or accessories via direct sales or eve...
06:15 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Kias Niro Hybrid is a great SUV, if youre not in a hurry
Crossovers, SUVs, CUVs or whatever you want to call them will continue to dominate showrooms. You can't blame automakers, the drivers of this country love a high-sitting utility vehicle -- even i...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Researchers create robotic fish that can swim underwater on its own
Observing fish in their natural ocean habitats goes a long way toward understanding their behaviors and interactions with the surrounding environment. But doing so isn't easy. Using underwater ve...
05:49 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget YouTube will 'frustrate and seduce' you into its music service
It's no secret that many people use YouTube as an unofficial Spotify alternative, and artists aren't happy knowing that many of these listeners have little incentive to pay for music as a re...
05:49 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget YouTube will 'frustrate and seduce' you into its music service (updated)
It's no secret that many people use YouTube as an unofficial Spotify alternative, and artists aren't happy knowing that many of these listeners have little incentive to pay for music as a re...
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Lab-grown meat is inevitable. Will we eat it?
In 2013, two people tasted a burger made from cultured meat live on the air, and for many, it was their first introduction to lab-grown meat and the researchers creating it. The two were tasked with t...
05:20 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Tim Sweeney wants Unreal to power the cross-platform revolution
It's 2018 and developers are finally taking mobile games seriously -- or it's the other way around, depending on whom you ask."I think what we are seeing is now these AAA games from tra...
05:11 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Facebook faces user lawsuit for disclosing data to Cambridge Analytica
State, federal and legislative officials in the US and UK want to know how much personal Facebook data may or may not still be in Cambridge Analytica's hands, but some aren't waiting to hear...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Spotify wants to improve in-car streaming, starting with Cadillacs
More than 70 million people subscribe to Spotify's streaming music, and a significant chunk of those subscribers use the service in their cars. The problem is, the experience of using Spotify in ...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Instagram users can now link to hashtags and profiles in their bios
Hashtags are incredibly important to the way Instagram operates; back in December, the social network began allowing people to follow hashtags like they do profiles. Now the company is bringing them e...
04:44 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Facebook hit with fine in South Korea for limiting user access
South Korea's telecommunications regulator is fining Facebook 396 million won (approximately $396,706) for slowing users' connections in 2016 and 2017. ABC News reports that the Korea Commun...
04:30 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Tobii's EyeCore will make next-gen VR experiences even more immersive
VR and AR may be the next big thing immersive experiences but so far, their user interfaces have been anything but intuitive. Conventionally, head mounted displays have operated under the assumption t...
04:21 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Samsung's 2018 QLED TVs start at $1,500
Today, Samsung released pricing details on its 2018 QLED line. The smallest, base model Q6F, at 55 inches, retails for $1,500, while the flagship Q9F 75-inch model inches is $6,000....
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget A posture trainer works, if you want it to
In our line of work, everywhere is an office. Particularly at trade shows and other big events, you can find Engadget editors writing stories in hotel lobbies, the back of cabs or anywhere there'...
03:47 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Bumble swipes left on Match Groups lawsuit allegations
Match Group, which owns Tinder, Match.com and OKCupid, recently filed a lawsuit against Bumble, claiming that its rival violated two of its patents. Now Bumble has clapped back. In an open letter publ...
03:28 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Google Maps for iOS now shows restaurant waiting times
Last month Google Maps for iOS got an update that brought users real-time transit and driving information. Today, a further update brings the app to version 4.47 and in line with the Android version, ...
03:07 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg will address the Cambridge Analytica scandal soon
Thus far, Facebook leadership has been largely silent about the ongoing Cambridge Analytica scandal -- a fact that's disturbing to many of the service's millions of users. Most troubling is ...
03:07 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg will address the Cambridge Analytica scandal soon (updated)
Thus far, Facebook leadership has been largely silent about the ongoing Cambridge Analytica scandal -- a fact that's disturbing to many of the service's millions of users. Most troubling is ...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Snapchat's new Lens Studio tools make AR creation easier
Snap has teamed up with a handful of partners to create new Lenses and new tools for the Lens Studio, which can make designing AR effects a simpler process. One of its new partners is StudioMDHR, deve...
02:30 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget 'Below' is going to come out this year, seriously
Capybara Games announced Below during Microsoft's 2013 E3 conference, sandwiched between details about the Xbox One, which would hit retail later that year. When it launched, Below was going to b...
02:16 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Jimmy Iovine reportedly plans reduced role at Apple Music
In January, rumors surfaced that Jimmy Iovine would be leaving Apple Music later this year, but he denied the reports, saying there was still more he would like to do in the music streaming business. ...
02:11 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Netflix's latest original: A typeface
If you're averse to change, then you might not like Netflix's most recent announcement. According to It's Nice That, the streaming service is changing its typeface from the old reliable...
01:51 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget HTC Vive Focus headset will be available outside of China soon
If you're interested in the HTC Vive Focus VR headset but you don't live in China, you've basically been out of luck. That is, until now. Today, HTC announced that the Vive Focus would ...
01:41 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Report: Twitter violates human rights by failing to protect women
Amnesty International's latest report discusses what a lot of Twitter's female users already know: the social network is toxic for women. The non-government organization says the platform fa...
01:22 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Audible returns to Sonos speakers after two-year hiatus
It's taken a while (over two years in fact), but Audible is now available on Sonos again. Following an incompatible update the service was removed in August 2015, much to the annoyance of bibliop...
01:01 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget EU proposes strict new taxes on large technology companies
The European Commission has unveiled radical measures to better tax technology companies with large operations in its member states. The first proposal would allow countries inside the EU to effective...
12:29 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Siri can now talk to Tesla's Model 3
Telsa's Model 3 uses a lot of voice and touchscreen rather than physical controls, which makes it a bit harder to operate than it should be, we found. One thing that will help is more voice contr...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Facebook makes it easier to control large Messenger groups
Facebook's Messenger app is on its way to becoming a social network in its own right, thanks to new group chat features rolled out today. Like regular groups (the app for which Facebook killed la...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget AMD vows to fix newly-disclosed processor vulnerabilities
Semiconductor company AMD has finally acknowledged there's a problem with its Platform Security Processor. Earlier this month Israel-based CTS labs found 13 critical vulnerabilities (including Ry...
10:38 am -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Two days with the always on, always online laptop
Welcome to the hump! The problems for Cambridge Analytica and Facebook won't stop, we have some intriguing indie games across several consoles as well as more reportage from GDC. We also strapped...
09:05 am -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Google is reportedly acquiring Lytro for around $40 million
Lytro burst onto the scene in 2011 with its then-unprecedented "light field" technology that powered an oddly-shaped camera with the ability to refocus pictures after they're taken. The...
07:40 am -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget YouTube is testing floating picture-in-picture videos on the web
YouTube might bring one of its mobile apps' most useful multitasking features to the desktop version. The platform has started testing picture-in-picture playback on desktop, a feature that conti...
05:36 am -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget 'Hyper Light Drifter' is another indie game coming to Switch
Nintendo wasn't done with the indie game announcements after its #Nindies live stream earlier today. At an event and on social media it revealed three more ports coming to the Switch soon: Hyper ...
03:46 am -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Ubisoft fights off takeover by entertainment giant Vivendi
Ubisoft is finally free of Vivendi. The entertainment titan behind the Universal Music Group and Dailymotion kept buying more and more Ubisoft shares since 2015 to the point that it became the video g...
01:08 am -04 - Wed, March 21, 2018
Engadget Huawei's P20 Pro reportedly packs a 40MP camera
Do you still have a hole in your heart where Nokia's camera-centric Lumia 1020 used to be? It might be filled very shortly. WinFuture sources have claimed that Huawei's upcoming P20 Pro will...
11:44 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget WhatsApp co-founder tweets '#deleteFacebook'
While calls to limit or eliminate their presence on Facebook have increased since the recent reports of how Cambridge Analytica allegedly used data from the platform, most of them haven't come fr...
11:32 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget 'Apocalypse Cow' is a platform game inspired by 'Wreck-It Ralph'
One of the best things about attending GDC is that, more often than not, you come across some of the best-looking independent titles. Today, that honor goes to Apocalypse Cow, a cinematic adventure ga...
11:08 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget HTC slips out an upgraded VR object tracker
HTC's Vive Tracker is barely half a year old for everyday users, but it's already being replaced with a new model. The VR hardware maker has confirmed to Tom's Hardware that it's ...
10:37 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Plan group trips in Skype with help from TripAdvisor and StubHub
Bringing TripAdvisor into a group chat is pretty easy -- just tap the Add to Chat button and select TripAdvisor from the list of available plug-ins. You can choose a destination, then search for resta...
10:09 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Rokus free movie channel arrives on Samsung smart TVs this summer
Last year, Roku launched a free, ad-supported film channel available to those with a Roku player, stick or TV in the US. Now, the company has announced that The Roku Channel will be available as an ap...
09:51 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Uber faces lawsuit for denying rides to woman with service animal
Uber is facing still more legal trouble over its accessibility issues. Texas resident D'Edra Steele has sued the ridesharing company for allegedly denying her 25 rides due to the service dog she ...
09:27 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Cambridge Analytica CEO: 'we ran all the digital campaign' for Trump
At the same time Cambridge Analytica announced it's suspending CEO Alexander Nix, Channel 4 News released a second report on the company based on undercover videos. In this report, it shows execu...
09:11 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Samsung's commercial-grade Galaxy Tab Active 2 is available in the US
Samsung's Galaxy Tab Active2 is available starting today for $420 if you go the WiFi route; there's also an LTE option available on AT&amp;T and Verizon. Whether you're on the shop ...
08:46 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget New York joins Massachusetts investigation of Facebook's data use
All eyes are on Facebook as more and more information rolls out regarding Cambridge Analytica, its involvement in recent elections and forums and how it came to obtain 50 million Facebook users' ...
08:21 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget First look at SyFy's 'Nightflyers' is equal parts 'Aliens' and 'Psycho'
If you're getting a little antsy waiting for George R.R. Martin to finish the next book in his Game of Thrones series, you can always turn to another television project based on one of his older ...
08:02 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget BlackBerry wants you to shill in return for prizes
Let's say you're in charge of marketing BlackBerry phones. You don't have nearly as much cachet as you did in BlackBerry's heyday, and all the social media buzz tends to surround ...
07:41 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget YouTube makes it easier to livestream directly from your browser
YouTube has a new way to lure you away from broadcasting on services like Twitch: make it as easy as possible. The service has launched a feature that lets you livestream directly from your web browse...
07:27 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Cambridge Analytica suspends CEO Alexander Nix during investigation
As the Cambridge Analytica scandal continues to develop, the company has now announced that its board has suspended CEO Alexander Nix. Cambridge Analytica says that the suspension is immediate and a f...
07:13 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Orbitz data breach exposed 880,000 payment cards
Orbitz announced today that it has discovered evidence of a data breach. Between October and December of last year, hackers may have accessed consumer data submitted to a legacy website between Januar...
07:05 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Instagram's shoppable posts spread to eight more countries
Instagram is betting on shopping as its next big step, and that means making it available beyond US borders. Accordingly, the social photo service has started trotting out its shopping feature to eig...
06:48 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Play the new Overwatch battle healer hero Brigitte today
As is custom for Blizzard, last month the company dropped a couple hints on Overwatch's Twitter account before announcing a new hero and immediately adding her to the PTR. Today, the front-line b...
06:28 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget 'The Banner Saga 3' will arrive on Nintendo Switch this summer
The Banner Saga 3 is coming out this summer, and you'll be able to play it on your Nintendo Switch. The cartoony, crowd-funded, Norse-themed tactical RPG series' conclusion will be released ...
06:15 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Skywalker Sound and the challenges of making audio for VR films
Lauded Mexican filmmaker Alejandro Gonz&aacute;lez I&ntilde;&aacute;rritu, best known for his work on movies such as Birdman and The Revenant, last year nabbed a "special" Oscar ...
06:04 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Facebook plans to brief Congress on the Cambridge Analytica scandal
Facebook is obviously in some very hot water in regards to Cambridge Analytica's use of its users' data. US Congress, the UK Parliament and even the FTC are looking for answers and Facebook ...
05:53 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Toyota halts autonomous car testing on public roads
Uber's fatal pedestrian collision is producing a ripple effect in the self-driving car industry. Toyota has temporarily halted public tests of its Chauffeur autonomous system due to the potentia...
05:32 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Nintendo Switch's 2018 indie roster is looking strong
A year ago, Nintendo followed the launch of the Switch with a bold proclamation: The console would get a new indie game every week. This signaled a new era and approach to welcome third-party games, w...
05:14 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Amazon Key can require your fingerprint to allow in-home deliveries
As convenient as Amazon's in-home delivery can be, the app powering it isn't entirely secure. It normally grants full access to your smart lock and camera footage, which would pose a rather ...
04:47 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Amazon's Michigan Wolverines 'All or Nothing' series debuts April 6th
Amazon's found great success with its All or Nothing series focused on NFL teams. Now the online giant has announced that Prime Video will host additional sports documentaries under this banner. ...
04:26 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Medicare now covers gene sequencing for patients with advanced cancer
Patients with advanced cancer will soon have access to more personalized treatment plans because Medicare will now cover genetic tests that sequence tumor cell DNA and help healthcare providers determ...
04:05 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Google just made paying for the news dead-simple
Good journalism is worth paying for, full stop. As part of a larger plan to help valuable reporting thrive in an age where content is a commodity, Google unveiled a new tool for publishers called Subs...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget LinkedIn adds Snapchat-like video filters because of course it is
Even LinkedIn can't resist the urge to imitate Snapchat, it seems. The job-oriented social network is adding eerily familiar-looking filters to its video capture tools for Android and iOS, letti...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget More than 60 new apps support Android's AR platform
Now that Android's ARCore platform is a practical reality, augmented reality apps are coming out of the woodwork. Google has announced that over 60 ARCore-capable apps are launching on the Play S...
03:58 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Google puts $300 million towards fighting fake news
Like Facebook and Twitter, Google has come under fire for its role in spreading misinformation and it has taken steps to address the problem. Over the past few months, the company has teamed up with f...
03:51 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Police chief says Uber 'likely not' at fault in pedestrian accident
Yesterday, Uber called a halt to all self-driving tests after a highly publicized crash in Tempe, AZ, on Sunday evening. Now, it looks as though Uber might not be at fault for the accident. Tempe Poli...
03:41 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Samsung's first 3D Cinema LED screen launches in Swiss theater
Want to watch 3D movies at the theater without the picture quality limitations that come with projectors? You'll want to plan a trip to Switzerland. Samsung's 34-foot 3D Cinema LED screen ...
03:21 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget TCL's wallet-friendly 6-Series Roku TVs will be available by May 1st
Earlier this year, TCL announced that it was once again teaming with Roku on a line of affordably priced 4K TVs. We now know that the 6-Series television sets will debut by May 1st, though some of the...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Insta360 One update adds 'pro-level' video stabilization
The Insta360 One made quite an impression when it launched about half a year ago, but even with its 4K 360 capture and bullet-time trick, there was always room for improvement. Today, this camera is r...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Engadget giveaway: Win a Samsung Galaxy S9 courtesy of Speck!
Samsung's recently released Galaxy S9 smartphones have received a good amount of praise, often listed among the best Android devices you can buy. The camera performs well in low light and you get...
02:30 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget You won't beat 'A Way Out' without help from a friend
A Way Out from Hazelight games is a dinosaur of a game and I mean that as a compliment. Set in the 1970s, A Way Out follows a pair of convicts -- Vincent, who is serving time for embezzlement and Leo,...
02:06 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget FTC is reportedly investigating Facebook's use of personal data
Former officials have been worried that Facebook's data sharing with Cambridge Analytica may have violated the FTC consent decree, and it looks like existing officials share their concern. Bloom...
02:01 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Nikon goes after video pros with the D850 Filmmaker's Kit
Until recently, Nikon had been wasting an opportunity to make its cameras more appealing to filmmakers. It doesn't have a pro video camera lineup to cannibalize, unlike Canon and others, so by ad...
01:54 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget UK wants answers from Zuckerberg regarding Cambridge Analytica
Following reports by The New York Times, The Guardian and The Observer detailing how Cambridge Analytica obtained data on some 50 million Facebook users and used it for targeted social media messaging...
01:47 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Telegram loses appeal over encryption keys in Russia
The dispute between Russia and Telegram has become something of a saga, but today Telegram was dealt a blow. The messaging service wanted to prevent the Federal Security Service (FSB, the successor to...
01:29 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget ESA plans to measure ocean plastic data from space
Scientists at the European Space Agency (ESA) are working on a technology that would allow them to identify from space just how much plastic there is floating around in oceans. Until now, researchers ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget UpGuards new security tool automatically spots firms' data leaks
Cybersecurity firm UpGuard discovered a lot of unintentionally exposed data last year. Among its findings were classified US Army and NSA data, 14 million Verizon customer records, personal informatio...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Waze brings its ride-sharing app to Washington state
Waze's Carpool app, which connects those who need a ride with those willing to give them and charges riders a small fee to cover the drivers' costs, has so far only been available in Califor...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget 48 hours with an always on, always online laptop
"So you're the type of woman who takes your work everywhere with you?" my cab driver asked Sunday when I pulled out the ASUS NovaGo and started writing this very intro. Usually, I don&#...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget HPs tiny laser printers are the length of a pencil
Today, HP revealed the LaserJet Pro M15 and M28 series, which are the smallest laser printers in their class. These tiny printers are about the length of a No. 2 pencil, yet still are able to print 18...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget HPs new laser printers are much smaller than previous models (updated)
Today, HP revealed the LaserJet Pro M15 and M28 series, which are the smallest laser printers in their class. These tiny printers are about the height of a No. 2 pencil, yet still are able to print 18...
11:31 am -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Facebook plans all-staff meeting on Cambridge Analytica scandal
Facebook is holding an open meeting for all of its employees today, in the fall out of the unfolding Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal. Taking place at 10am PT, the meeting will be led by Faceb...
10:57 am -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Uber halts its self-driving car tests
Welcome to Tuesday morning. We're still trying to unravel the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica mess, Uber halts its self-driving car tests after a fatal accident and we're live from GDC. Oh, and...
10:20 am -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget HTC's Desire 12 phones are pretty, but unremarkable
A few weeks after the world's biggest mobile phone show, HTC has popped up to tell us about its latest brace of mid-range smartphones. The HTC Desire 12 and 12+ are two 5.5-inch and 6-inch device...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget IBM's Watson-based voice assistant is coming to cars and smart homes
IBM has officially launched the Watson Assistant at its annual Think conference, and you might encounter it in various locations in the future. It's not tied to a single or even just a few produc...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Onrush is a racing game with no finish lines
Normally, a race requires a finish line. In a game like Forza Motorsport or Need for Speed, you're tasked with hurtling between two points or completing a certain number of laps before your oppon...
09:27 am -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Color's new DNA test kit can identify inherited heart conditions
Genetic testing company Color is mostly known for its DNA tests for cancer, but its most recent test kit is all about the heart. Color's new kit can detect predispositions to various inherited he...
05:33 am -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget eBay uses augmented reality to help you pick packaging
It can be a pain to sell your gear on eBay for many reasons, not the least of which is packaging. How do you know a box will be large enough without having it on hand? eBay can help: it just launched ...
04:01 am -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget FordPass dongle adds LTE, WiFi and app control to older cars
Last January, Ford introduced a new gadget it would test in a pilot program that added connected functionality to old cars. The SmartLink plugged into the On-Board Diagnostic-II (OBD-II) port to funct...
03:35 am -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Most Reddit battles are started by 1 percent of communities
Are you convinced that just a handful of Reddit communities stir up the majority of trouble? You now have some data to back up your theory. Stanford researchers have released a study showing that just...
02:25 am -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'Sea of Thieves,' 'Krypton' and 'Roxanne, Roxanne'
While the NCAA tournament moves on to the Sweet Sixteen and Elite 8, gamers have some interesting new options as Sea of Thieves arrives on PC and Xbox One, and the co-op escape game A Way Out goes on ...
01:56 am -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget Ubers transparency is key to making self-driving cars safer
Yesterday evening, a self-driving Uber vehicle in Tempe, Arizona, struck a woman at a crosswalk. She would later die in the hospital as the result of the accident. Even though there was a human safety...
12:46 am -04 - Tue, March 20, 2018
Engadget World's largest SSD capacity now stands at 100TB
That didn't take long -- just a month after Samsung released a record-setting 30TB SSD, a rival has claimed the throne. Nimbus Data has unveiled the ExaDrive DC100, which crams 100TB of 3D flash ...
11:30 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Making sense of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica nightmare
Over the weekend, a series of bombshell reports from The New York Times, The Observer and The Guardian told the story of Cambridge Analytica (CA) and how it harvested information from 50 million US Fa...
11:01 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget 'Skye' exists in the soothing space between 'Spyro' and 'Journey'
In the midst of all the neon pixels, gun blasts, stylized narrative adventures and action-packed space romps scattered around the Indie Megabooth at GDC, Skye immediately caught my eye. It was crisp a...
10:45 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Facebook security chief is reportedly leaving over misinformation dispute
Facebook's struggle to deal with Russian manipulation campaigns has produced a casualty among its upper ranks. The New York Times has learned that chief information security officer Alex Stamos i...
10:43 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget 'Gunhead' puts an artistic twist on a first-person shooter game
First-person shooter games are dime a dozen, but every now and then there's one that stands out from the pack. That's exactly the case with Gunhead, an open world title from Alientrap, the s...
10:40 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Cambridge Analytica caught on tape proposing blackmail, propaganda
It has only been a few days since Facebook pulled access from Cambridge Analytica and some of its associates -- for allegedly retaining data on millions of accounts that it pulled in via a "perso...
10:04 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Macy's will use VR to let shoppers 'see' furniture in their homes
Macy's is turning to mobile checkout options and virtual reality in an effort to get more people in its stores. The former uses the store's app (naturally) and aims to make getting out of th...
09:36 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget 'One Finger Death Punch 2' will pummel its way into your heart
At the GDC 2018 Indie Megabooth on Monday, Silver Dollar Games showed off One Finger Death Punch 2, the sequel to its popular 2013 brawler. Fans of the original -- and fans of smash-em-ups in general ...
09:23 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Upcoming Windows 10 accessibility features include Narrator upgrades
Today, Microsoft shared some of the accessibility features it's working on for Windows 10, a few of which are already available to preview through the Insiders Program. First, Microsoft is tweaki...
09:09 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget PUBG arrives on mobile in the US
Two weeks ago, Epic announced that its super popular Battle Royale mode for Fortnite will be coming to phones and tablets. While players debated how using touchscreens could ever be competitive agains...
08:58 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Internet Archive is saving all your favorite handheld LCD games
The Internet Archive has been saving gaming history for a while now. It's archived Amiga games (and apps), Macintosh stuff from the '80s (including Space Invaders) and a ton of other retro g...
08:30 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget We're live from GDC 2018!
Another day, another tech conference. Now that SXSW is behind us, it's time for GDC 2018. We've arrived in San Francisco to cover the latest edition of the Game Developers Conference, where ...
08:19 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Atari's retro console has a new name, but remains a tease
Atari's retro Ataribox console has been more sizzle than steak since it was first unveiled last summer, with delays and a distinct lack of game announcements dampening the enthusiasm. And unfortu...
08:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget BlackBerry and Microsoft team up to make work phones more secure
BlackBerry and Microsoft may have been bitter foes before their smartphone dreams came crashing down, but they're becoming close allies now that they're focused on services. The two have unv...
07:36 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Facebook hires digital forensics firm to audit Cambridge Analytica
Days ago, Facebook suspended the parent company of political analysis firm Cambridge Analytica after news broke that it allegedly harvested personal data from some 50 million users. While the social n...
07:21 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget VW unveils electric race car built to tackle Pikes Peak
Volkswagen is delivering on its promise of an electric car powerful enough to conquer the Pikes Peak hill climb. It has formally unveiled the I.D. R Pikes Peak, and the design is very clearly tailor-...
07:03 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Congress wants answers from Facebook about Cambridge Analytica
You knew it was just a matter of time before Congress joined those investigating Facebook's data sharing debacle, even if it's only in a tentative way. Oregon Senator Ron Wyden has sent a l...
06:39 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Trump bans Venezuelan cryptocurrency in the US
Back in December, President Maduro of Venezuela tried something new to outmaneuver his country's economic disarray and sanctions imposed by the US and other nations: Invent a new cryptocurrency. ...
06:30 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget A humanoid is born in a Turkish robotics factory
The Uncanny Valley posits that robots get exponentially creepier the closer they look to humans -- take Nadine the social robot, RealDoll and the Geminoids (please). However, a company called Akin Rob...
06:14 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Magic Leap releases its first set of AR developer tools
We've been anticipating Magic Leap's as-yet unreleased mixed reality gear for quite some time now. We know that the AR headset will be dubbed the Magic Leap One, will cost around $1,000 and ...
06:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Ikea's Place app is now out for the latest Android phones
Ikea's Place app is heading to Android. The augmented reality application gives you access to 3,200 items from Ikea's inventory and allows to see what they'd look like in your home by p...
05:49 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Japan's next-gen bullet train is sleeker and tech-friendly
Japan is still as fond of bullet trains as it ever was, and that's reflected in its latest and greatest model. Central Japan Railway has unveiled a prototype of the N700S, a 'Supreme' b...
05:34 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Google's Sidewalk Labs made a map of every good parking spot in SF
Last month, Google's city-innovating department Sidewalk Labs released Coord, a cloud-based platform that provides data on all the curbs in a city. In practice, businesses can use this to figure ...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Google's instant app tech now lets you try games before you buy
Google doesn't really make games on its own, but with Android it supports one of the biggest developer communities out there. As such, the company is sharing some news at the Game Developers Conf...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA announces exclusive features for GPUs that don't exist
It's been exactly five years since NVIDIA announced Volta, its next-generation GPU architecture. The closest thing to a Volta consumer graphics card we've seen since is the Titan V, a $3,000...
04:57 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Uber stops all self-driving car tests after fatal accident
Uber is putting all of its self-driving vehicle tests on hold after one of its cars struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona Sunday evening. According to ABC affiliate KNXV, the car had a huma...
04:39 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget LinkedIn users can now request job referrals from their connections
LinkedIn debuted a new feature today that could help job-seekers get a leg up in their search. TechCrunch reports that when users are connected to someone who works at a company with a job opening lis...
04:22 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Machine learning could lead to smarter mobile notifications
Push notifications on phones are both a blessing and a curse. After all, it's important to get information you need when it happens. But some apps send way too many push notifications, which ofte...
03:55 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget IBM's tiniest computer is smaller than a grain of rock salt
IMB has unveiled a computer that's smaller than a grain of rock salt. It has the power of an x86 chip from 1990, according to Mashable, and its transistor count is in the "several hundred&qu...
03:31 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget How to live stream every March Madness game (if you're not already)
By Daniel Howley March Madness is well underway, and that means you're either hyped to see your favorite school's team take to the hardwood, or you can't wait until everyone stops talki...
03:16 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget GrubHub and Yelp now offer delivery from over 80,000 restaurants
To combat rival services DoorDash and UberEats, Grubhub is expanding its partnership with Yelp to deliver meals from over 80,000 US restaurants on the food listing company's site and app. This fi...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Games will soon livestream directly to Facebook
Facebook is determined to challenge Twitch, Mixer and YouTube for the livestreaming throne, and it might have claimed an important edge: built-in broadcasting. The social site has unveiled a programmi...
02:47 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Philips tests LiFi in a real office
This week, Philips announced that its LiFi, or Light Fidelity, tech is currently being tested at the offices of Icade, a French real estate investment company. LiFi provides broadband internet through...
02:35 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Google Pay now lets Las Vegas Monorail riders use phones to board
Google announced today that it's making purchasing and using tickets for the Las Vegas Monorail a little bit simpler. Now, riders will be able to buy tickets online through the Monorail site, sav...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget How to buy a high-end camera in 2018
When photography or filmmaking becomes a consuming passion or a career rather than a hobby, you might look longingly at fancier equipment. Luckily, "enthusiast" cameras have edged so close t...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget HTC's Vive Pro headset is available to pre-order for $799
Once staunch rivals in high-end VR, it now seems Facebook-owned Oculus and HTC are treading different paths. While Oculus is gearing up to launch a more affordable standalone headset, HTC has gone in ...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Amazon simplifies gaming competitions and prizes with 'GameOn'
Much as it has with every other retail sector, Amazon has steadily expanded its gaming presence, especially since it purchased Twitch in 2014. Now, it's unveiled a service that will allow it to b...
12:14 pm -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget LG wants to take webOS beyond TVs with 'Open Source Edition'
WebOS used to power HP's long-dead Palm devices and early tablets, but since LG got a hold of it in 2013, it's mostly been associated with smart TVs and refrigerators. LG is hoping to push t...
11:15 am -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Google plans to boost Amazon competitors in search
Google may be assembling a supergroup of big retail brands to go to war with Amazon over the future of online shopping. Reuters is reporting that the search engine is teaming up with Target, Walmart, ...
11:15 am -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Google plans to boost Amazon competitors in search shopping ads (updated)
Google may be assembling a supergroup of big retail brands to go to war with Amazon over the future of online shopping. Reuters is reporting that the search engine is teaming up with Target, Walmart, ...
10:30 am -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Facebook exploited, useless Japanese gadgets
Good morning there! A new week starts, and we're headed to GDC: the biggest game development event out there. At the same time, we're embarrassing ourselves with chindogu, as seen above. Als...
08:52 am -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Japan's latest supercomputer is dedicated to nuclear fusion
This year, Japan will deploy a Cray XC50 that will be the world's most powerful supercomputer in the field of advanced nuclear fusion research. It will be installed at the National Institutes for...
08:00 am -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Postmodern dining with the Japanese art of useless gadgets
The Japanese word "chindogu" covers a delightful range of terrible gadgets. It's about vaguely genius concepts, ruined either in their execution or ambition. If you've seen the bab...
03:55 am -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Samsung will drop its mobile movie editor when Android P arrives
Samsung phones have long had a built-in Movie Maker app that lets you spice up your clips -- helpful if you'd rather not hunt down a third-party app just to do more than trim your footage. Howeve...
02:25 am -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Apple reportedly invests in its own MicroLED screens
Apple quietly acquired a company called LuxVue in 2014 that was working on low-power MicroLED display technology. A report by Bloomberg indicates that development has continued and that Apple is makin...
01:40 am -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget NASA's portable antennas help bring space data back to Earth
Spacecraft don't usually have much flexibility when it comes to sending data back to Earth: they either have to venture within range of a dedicated ground station or offload it by returning to th...
12:07 am -04 - Mon, March 19, 2018
Engadget Tinder's parent company sues Bumble over patents
It's no secret that Tinder (or rather, its parent company Match Group) and Bumble are arch-rivals in the swipe-right dating app space, and that battle just escalated. Match Group has sued Bumble...
10:34 pm -04 - Sun, March 18, 2018
Engadget AR firm Avegant cuts half its workforce and picks new CEO
Avegant has drawn a lot of attention in the wearable world between its Glyph personal screen and its light-field augmented reality headset, but it's facing uncertain times. The Verge has learned ...
09:06 pm -04 - Sun, March 18, 2018
Engadget Facebook may have broken FTC deal in Cambridge Analytica incident
Facebook may face more legal trouble than you might think in the wake of Cambridge Analytica's large-scale data harvesting. Former US officials David Vladeck and Jessica Rich have told the Washi...
07:35 pm -04 - Sun, March 18, 2018
Engadget US Navy launches submarine with gamepad-guided periscope
The Navy's fourth USS Colorado attack submarine has recently gone into service with an Xbox controller onboard. No, not so sailors can play Overwatch: they'll actually be using the gaming de...
06:01 pm -04 - Sun, March 18, 2018
Engadget Twitter may be the next to ban cryptocurrency ads
Twitter may soon join Facebook and Google in cracking down on ads for cryptocurrency-related products. Sky sources have claimed the social network will institute worldwide ban against ads for initia...
04:32 pm -04 - Sun, March 18, 2018
Engadget Coca-Cola and US government use blockchain to curb forced labor
The quest to end forced labor has created some unusual technological allies. Coca-Cola, the US State Department and a trio of crypto organizations (Bitfury Group, Blockchain Trust Accelerator and Emer...
03:00 pm -04 - Sun, March 18, 2018
Engadget After Math: Space Farce
It was a parabolic week for space nerds. The president teased the creation of a fourth military branch dubbed the "Space Force," world-renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking passed away at ...
01:29 pm -04 - Sun, March 18, 2018
Engadget L'Oreal buys an augmented reality beauty app maker
Makeup empire L'Oreal wants to promote its huge collection of brands the high-tech way, so it's buying Modiface to make that happen. It's now in the process of acquiring the beauty tech...
10:56 am -04 - Sun, March 18, 2018
Engadget GE test-flies the world's largest jet engine
Airliners are growing ever bigger to haul more people per flight, which means they need appropriately massive engines -- and GE Aviation is happy to oblige. It recently conducted the first test fligh...
07:03 am -04 - Sun, March 18, 2018
Engadget 'Yakuza Kiwami 2' set for Western launch on August 28th
While Western fans of the Yakuza series are still patiently waiting for Yakuza 6: The Song of Life's delayed PS4 launch next month, Sega decided to tease further by announcing that Yakuza Kiwami ...
05:37 am -04 - Sun, March 18, 2018
Engadget YouTube's Kids app suggested conspiracy theory videos
As much work as YouTube may have done to scrub vile videos from its Kids app, there's still some work to go. Business Insider has discovered that the Kids app was suggesting conspiracy theory vid...
02:34 am -04 - Sun, March 18, 2018
Engadget Nissan's electric SUV concept will enter production
Nissan's current electric car lineup revolves almost exclusively around the Leaf, but it's ready to diversify its selection. The company's European design chief Mamoru Aoki has revealed...
12:35 am -04 - Sun, March 18, 2018
Engadget FIFA approves use of video referees at 2018 World Cup
Video assistant referees are about to get their biggest test to date. In the wake of an earlier general approval, the FIFA Council has authorized the use of VARs at the upcoming 2018 World Cup in Rus...
11:02 pm -04 - Sat, March 17, 2018
Engadget Android Auto can unlock your phone with a swipe
Google understandably shuts down easy access to your phone when Android Auto is turned on, since you're supposed to be focused on the road. But what if you do need access to your phone while it&...
09:33 pm -04 - Sat, March 17, 2018
Engadget Whistleblower explains how Cambridge Analytica 'exploited' Facebook
Last night Facebook announced bans against Cambridge Analytica, its parent company and several individuals for allegedly sharing and keeping data that they had promised to delete. This data reportedly...
08:03 pm -04 - Sat, March 17, 2018
Engadget Amazon hires former FDA exec for secret health care team
Amazon has made a big hire for its secret health care division internally known as 1492, according to CNBC: FDA's first chief health informatics officer Taha Kass-Hout. The e-commerce giant repor...
07:00 pm -04 - Sat, March 17, 2018
Engadget The rise and rise (and rise) of Fortnite'
It's safe to say that, when a video game that counts Drake among its fans has breakfast TV shows around the world discussing its effect on younger players, it has truly made it. No, we're no...
06:29 pm -04 - Sat, March 17, 2018
Engadget Democrats aim to subpoena Apple, Twitter over private chats
The House of Representatives' investigation into Russia's election interference may have ended, but Democrats are still discussing what they'd like to do if and when they regain a House...
05:02 pm -04 - Sat, March 17, 2018
Engadget Uber may offer its self-driving technology to Toyota
Lyft and Waymo might not be the only ridesharing companies developing self-driving technology with hopes of making it available to others. Nikkei has claimed that Uber is in talks to slip its autonom...
03:31 pm -04 - Sat, March 17, 2018
Engadget Court axes FCC robocall rule for being too broad
The previous FCC leadership took some aggressive steps to fight robocalls, but they've just been scaled back. A DC Circuit appeals court has shot down an FCC rule for reportedly going far in its...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, March 17, 2018
Engadget The Infiniti QX80 is too pricey to have this little tech
I'm not kidding (okay, I'm sort of kidding) when I say that the Infiniti QX80 (starting at $64,750) is only slightly smaller than a studio apartment I used to live in. It's a very large...
12:05 pm -04 - Sat, March 17, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to the weekend! Other than some highlights from last week, you can check out an Alphabet-backed smart city plan and Facebook's latest Friday night new...
07:46 am -04 - Sat, March 17, 2018
Engadget Bite-sized, black-and-white game 'Minit' lands April 3rd
A crew of indie veterans, including half of notable studio Vlambeer, will release Minit on April 3rd for Steam (PC), PS4 and Xbox One. In the monochromatic Lo-Fi title, players rushing out their front...
03:47 am -04 - Sat, March 17, 2018
Engadget NASA wants your pictures of clouds to verify its satellites data
NASA announced this week that it's looking for some citizen scientists to help out with a project. Six orbiting instruments make up NASA's Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (...
01:58 am -04 - Sat, March 17, 2018
Engadget Facebook suspends Trump-linked data firm Cambridge Analytica
Late Friday night, Facebook has announced it's suspending Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL) from its site. While you may not have heard of SCL, its political analytics firm Cambridge Ana...
01:58 am -04 - Sat, March 17, 2018
Engadget Facebook suspends Trump-linked data firm Cambridge Analytica (update: response)
Late Friday night, Facebook has announced it's suspending Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL) from its site. While you may not have heard of SCL, its political analytics firm Cambridge Ana...
12:21 am -04 - Sat, March 17, 2018
Engadget Standalone Oculus Go headset could debut at Facebook's F8 event
Last year Oculus teased its standalone "Go" VR headset saying it would go on sale for $199 early in 2018. Now Variety cites unnamed sources claiming that it will debut at Facebook's F8 ...
10:37 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget Karlie Kloss' coding camp covers more cities and languages this year
Kode with Klossy, Karlie Kloss' coding camp for girls, is expanding this year. Last year, the program offered 15 camps in 12 cities, but this summer, it's running 50 camps in 25 cities and w...
09:46 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget Microsoft tests forcing Windows Mail users to open links in Edge
Edge might be Windows 10's built-in browser, but it definitely isn't the most popular browser -- NetMarketShare reported just under 4 percent usage share as of February 2018, slipping well b...
09:13 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget Alcatels Android Go phone is headed to the US
Two of the phones Alcatel revealed last month at MWC will be coming to the US, the company confirmed. One is the affordable Alcatel 1X is the brand's first to feature Android Go, a version of the...
08:45 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget When China hoards its hackers everyone loses
They say you don't notice something good until it's gone. With China's decision to restrict its information security researchers from participating in global hacking competitions, we�...
07:51 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget Vanguard I has spent six decades in orbit, more than any other craft
As of this month, the US satellite Vanguard I has spent 60 years in orbit and it remains the oldest man-made object in space. Vanguard I was the fourth satellite launched into orbit -- following the U...
07:24 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget ARK: Survival Evolved brings dinosaurs to your phone this Spring
Open-world survival game ARK: Survival Evolved was one of the bigger early access games back in 2015, eventually launching a couple of years later on PS4, Xbox One and Steam and gathering 13 million p...
06:49 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget Microsoft is giving away 'Sea of Thieves' with Xbox purchases
Microsoft is gearing up to make playing Sea of Thieves as easy as possible. If you've heard all the hype surrounding the cartoony pirate simulator but don't already own an Xbox (or PC) to pl...
06:21 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget iPad users can beta test Microsofts Edge browser now
Microsoft has slowly been rolling out its Edge browser to various devices; it was officially released for iPhones back in November, with the promise that an iPad version was on the way. Now, it's...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget '#WarGames' is the 'Rosemary's Baby' of interactive cinema
The line between film and video game is blurring. Much of this has to do with the shifting ways we consume media: Our screens are smaller, more personal and imbued with interactivity. They're mea...
05:35 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget Facebook search briefly suggested sexual content involving kids
Yesterday, Facebook users reported that the website's search function began suggesting autofills of their searches that included sexually explicit phrases. After typing "videos of," the...
05:22 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget 'Battlefront II' will finally make in-game progression fair next week
Electronic Arts' long, awkward nightmare over Star Wars Battlefront II's multiplayer progression might finally be over. With next week's patch, dubbed the "Progression" update...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget The Puffco Peak vaporizer is a quick hit of concentrated genius
Hell hath no fury like a stoner who has just had to dig his last nugget of honeycomb wax out of the carpet because the wad of sticky concentrate managed to fall off its dabbing tool. I mean, do you st...
04:30 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget Inside Googles plan to build a smart neighborhood in Toronto
On the Sidewalk Labs website is a 200-page document explaining its vision for a smart neighborhood in Toronto. It's packed with illustrations that show a warm, idyllic community full of grassy pa...
04:18 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget Alexa's 'Brief Mode' makes the digital assistant way less chatty
Not too long ago, people got creeped out by Amazon's Alexa devices randomly laughing at them. Now Jeff Bezos' digital assistant is offering folks the chance to put a sock in its mouth. Err, ...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget The best gaming mouse
By Thorin KlosowskiThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support ...
03:44 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget Food app Ritual is sharing users' precise workplace information
Ritual is a "social ordering" app that allows users to place an order for a meal and have it ready for pickup at a local restaurant. That's not new, but what Ritual allows is for other ...
03:18 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget New Yorker applied machine learning to blocked bike lane problem
Alex Bell likes to bike around New York City, but he got fed up with how often bike lanes were blocked by delivery trucks and idling cars. So he decided to do something about it, the New York Times re...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget One year later, Bixby is still half-baked
Oh, Bixby. What am I going to do with you? It's been a year since the virtual assistant "launched" on the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, and since then we've seen relatively little in term...
02:23 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget A New York town just placed a moratorium on crypto mining
As cryptocurrency becomes a more important force in the world market, more companies are cropping up to mine it. And that, in turn, is becoming a problem for places where these miners are setting up. ...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget ThinkPad X1 Yoga review (2018): Flexibility comes at a cost
Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon is the ideal business laptop. But it's also strictly a traditional notebook. If you're looking for something a bit more flexible, the X1 Yoga might be a bett...
01:51 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget Apple is holding an education-focused event on March 27th
Well, can't say we saw this one coming. We were expecting Apple to take some time this month to talk about a sequel to its popular, low-cost iPad, and maybe even share some more information about...
01:26 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget A 'Narcos' video game is on the way for PC and consoles
A video game version of Pablo Escobar could grace your monitors, asking a poor guy whether he prefers "plata o plomo" (silver or lead), as soon as next year. Narcos producer Gaumont has forg...
01:01 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget Google joins forces with band OK Go to create classroom activities
Rock band OK Go is known for their complex, nerdy music videos. They danced in microgravity inside a parabolic plane in one, set a Rube Goldberg machine in motion in another and used the sounds they c...
12:29 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget Ubisoft revives 'Might & Magic' as a mobile strategy RPG
Might &amp; Magic is back, but not in the way you were probably hoping for. Ubisoft has revived the beloved RPG series as a mobile battler called Might &amp; Magic: Elemental Guardians, chock-...
12:02 pm -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget Audi Sport's e-tron GT will be based on Porsche's Mission E
Audi's performance Sport division announced that will introduce a four-door high-performance EV as part of Audi and VW's grand electrification plans. The E-Tron GT will be based on the Porsc...
11:00 am -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Toys 'R' Us is shutting down
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Friday is the perfect time to take a photo trip through Shinjuku (both in real life and via Yakuza 6) and consider the appeal of Lyft's all-access subscriptio...
10:03 am -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget Mickey and Minnie AR Emoji arrive in time for Galaxy S9 launch
If you think the Galaxy S9's personalized AR emoji creations are creepy, well, you're right. But as teased by Samsung at its launch event in MWC a few weeks ago, some familiar Disney faces a...
09:03 am -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget Ron Gilbert's 'Thimbleweed Park' gets physical collector's editions
Fans of adventure game classics have a reason to give Thimbleweed Park one more look -- it's about to get a physical release, complete with both standard ($35) and limited collector's editio...
08:02 am -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget Pokmon Go players can use Facebook to log in and sync devices
Niantic is making it easier to log into Pok&eacute;mon Go, perhaps in an effort to prevent you from giving up on the game completely if you don't play for long stretches of time. You can now ...
05:31 am -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget Lyft tests 'all-access' subscriptions for riders
The next development in ride hailing services could be subscriptions, as Lyft recently emailed a number of riders invites to its "All Access" program. While the specific plans offered to eac...
03:58 am -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget Facebook's Express WiFi program now has an app on Google Play
Facebook has quietly launched its Express WiFi app on Google Play, and it's now available for download in Indonesia and Kenya. The application gives users a way to purchase internet connection fr...
02:19 am -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget CNN is bringing its VR news app to the Oculus Rift
Today, CNN partnered with interactive entertainment company Magnopus, the company behind the Coco VR experience, to launch a VR app for its virtual reality news stories on the Oculus Rift. It was prev...
01:15 am -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget VR escort film pulled from SXSW amid allegations of misconduct
Two days ago, director Michael Jacobs described his first VR short, GFE (an acronym of "girlfriend experience"), to me on camera. The film is a "documentary fantasy," Jacobs said, ...
12:36 am -04 - Fri, March 16, 2018
Engadget Google Lens visual search rolls out on iOS
After making a slow march across Android devices, Google's AI-powered visual search is coming to iOS. Apple device owners should see a preview of Google Lens pop up in the latest version of their...
11:49 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Art and tech studio Eyebeam opens calls for one-year residencies
The NYC-based nonprofit tech and art center Eyebeam has opened a call for residencies. If you're a budding artist or technologist who wants to create works like the anonymous thumbdrives that cro...
10:55 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget DHS and FBI warn Russia is behind cyberattacks on US infrastructure
The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI released a report today detailing Russian efforts to hack into US government entities and infrastructure sectors, including energy, nuclear, commercial,...
10:17 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Two major eSports players associations are in the works
There are two players associations being put together for professional competitors who play Overwatch and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Sports Business Journal reports. The latter will include pla...
09:46 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Airbnb makes it easier to find accessible rentals
Airbnb is making quick use of the travel accessibility startup it bought a few months ago. The rental service has introduced 21 filters that help you find disability-friendly listings that meet your ...
09:31 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save over $200 on a 13-inch MacBook Pro (2017)
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read thei...
09:16 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Casio revives its musical, game-playing calculator from the '80s
Back in 1980, Casio released a musical, game-playing calculator cleverly named the MG-880. Apparently, kids went wild for the thing, playing a mini Space Invaders-inspired game with just numbers on th...
08:44 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Think tank's new task force will forecast AI's challenges
Alexa's creepy laugh will probably be the least of our artificial intelligence worries. To properly understand the challenges that AI will bring, defense and foreign policy think tank Center for ...
08:22 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Bali plans to shut down mobile internet for its New Year
You might turn off your home internet or cell network on occasion to disconnect and have some down time, but it's likely that your country isn't doing it for you. According to The Guardian a...
08:01 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget NASA's planet-hunting spacecraft Kepler is near the end of its life
NASA's Kepler spacecraft has been in orbit of the Earth for nine years. In that time, it's well exceeded its original 3.5-year mission and has pinpointed over 4,500 exoplanets and candidates...
07:38 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Lenovo's Daydream VR headset might go on sale May 11th
Lenovo only gave a vague "second quarter" release window for its Mirage Solo Daydream VR headset when we saw it in January, but there might be firmer date to work with. B&amp;H is listi...
07:15 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Blue Apron will start selling its meal kits in stores this year
Blue Apron is looking to bring its meal kits to actual stores and it's aiming to do so by the end of the year. The company, which has suffered falling subscription rates and share prices, has had...
06:56 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget The UK's spaceport ambitions inch closer to reality
The UK government's goal to play host to the first spaceport in Europe is taking a baby step closer to fruition today. After being introduced just over a year ago as the Draft Spaceflight Bill, t...
06:33 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Netflix will reunite Key and Peele for a stop-motion animated film
We've got some good news for Key and Peele fans. Keegan Michael Key and Jordan Peele are reuniting and will be voicing the leads of Netflix's upcoming stop-motion animated film Wendell and W...
06:17 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget US sanctions Russians for cyberattacks and election meddling
The US Department of the Treasury has instituted sanctions against five Russian entities and 19 individuals for their involvement in a number of cyberattacks and online efforts to interfere with the U...
06:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget All Ford vehicles will have built-in 4G LTE by 2020
Ford's vision for the future is electric, connectivity and assisted driving. For the Blue Oval company, that means by 2020 its entire lineup will have 4G LTE connectivity and Waze navigation buil...
06:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Ford's Co-Pilot360 tech will make driver-assists standard equipment
Contrary to what you might think, Ford isn't ignoring autonomous and driver assist systems, it just hasn't talked about them too much recently. As part of its Ford Uncovered event at its Mic...
05:47 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Rihanna slams Snapchat over ad that mocked domestic violence
A few days ago, Snapchat allowed an ad on its platform that plenty of folks thought made light of domestic violence. The ad was apparently for a game and it asked if viewers would rather "Slap Ri...
05:23 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget GM is spending $100 million on production-ready autonomous cars
If GM is going to release a fully autonomous car in 2019, it has to be ready to build more than just a handful of test vehicles... and it's willing to spend a fair sum to make sure that happens. ...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget The Acura RLX Sport Hybrid is an agile car with some outdated tech touches
Luxury cars need more than a smooth ride to appease drivers. When dropping $50,000 (or more) on a vehicle, people want something that glides but can also quicken the pulse. Audi, BMW, Mercedes and eve...
04:42 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Movies Anywhere link unlocks a score-only 'The Last Jedi' extra
If you watched Star Wars: The Last Jedi and thought "this would be better if we just removed all the words and sound effects" then we have a treat for you John Williams fans. Now that the mo...
04:21 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Spotify is testing in-app voice search
Spotify is currently compatible with voice search, but it only works through integrations with voice assistants, such as Google Assistant and Alexa. That might not be the case much longer. Twitter use...
04:15 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Google rebrands Android Wear as Wear OS
Android Wear, Google's big attempt to get into the wearables space, hasn't been the runaway blockbuster hit the company had banked on. In order to give the platform a much-needed shot in the...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Tribeca Games returns with a dive into Shadow of the Tomb Raider
Last year's Tribeca Film Festival included a companion festival all about gaming and this year sees the return of Tribeca Games. During the 2018 festival, which runs from April 18th through 29th,...
03:41 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Google Maps can find wheelchair-accessible routes
Google announced today that Maps is getting a new feature aimed at helping those in wheelchairs or people with other mobility restrictions. While lots of people rely on apps like Google Maps to help t...
03:20 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Madison Square Garden has been secretly scanning visitors' faces
Attended an event at Madison Square Garden recently? The arena's security system might recognize you the next time you visit. According to The New York Times, the arena's management has secr...
03:04 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Intel redesigned its 8th-gen processors to patch Meltdown flaws
As promised, Intel has redesigned its upcoming 8th-gen Xeon and Core processors to further reduce the risks of attacks via the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, CEO Brian Krzanich wrote. Those fix...
02:38 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget iHeartRadio owner files for bankruptcy, but you won't feel it
Radio giant iHeartMedia has filed for bankruptcy after years of dealing with a massive debt worth $20 billion. Don't worry, though: you might not even feel that the company is going through Chapt...
02:29 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Google believes Android is as secure as iOS
Today, Google published its fourth annual year in review for Android's security. You can look through the comprehensive, 56-page report yourself, but we've got some of the highlights for you...
02:16 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Microsoft forms a new cloud gaming division
With little fanfare, Microsoft has announced that it's launching a new gaming cloud division, a move that would set the company up to enter the world of game streaming. As The Verge reports, it&#...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Google to test video ads on the Play store
Imagine that you're browsing the Google Play store, looking for your next favorite app. You're searching through top ten lists and recommended apps. And then all of a sudden, you're gre...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget What to look for if you're buying a TV for gaming
Most TV makers (and buyers' guides, for that matter) assume you're buying a set for the sake of enjoying movies or shows, and that's understandable. But what if you're more interes...
01:50 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Wikipedia had no idea it would become a YouTube fact checker
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said during a SXSW talk this week that the company would be making a more concerted effort to stem the spread of misinformation on its site. Specifically, YouTube plans to s...
01:37 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget 'Shadow of the Tomb Raider' arrives on September 14th, 2018
Square Enix has revealed that Lara Croft's next chapter will be Shadow of the Tomb Raider, the third and "climactic finale" in her origin trilogy. A new video teaser (below) has Lara fi...
01:19 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Apple shows off its parental features with new 'Families' page
Apple's website now has a dedicated page for family features and parental controls. It brings together the company's existing tools, such as the Ask To Buy tool, purchase-blocker and website...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Tech giants like Google and Alibaba are working to save endangered species
Google, eBay and other technology leaders are aiming to protect the world's animals. Why? In a widely unregulated social-media world, many tech platforms have become a haven for the wildlife blac...
12:39 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Leaked Amazon figures show TV drives millions of Prime signups
Amazon is notoriously secretive about its sales figures, from how many Kindles it has sold to how many subscribers pay for Prime. Reuters is reporting that it has obtained leaked documents that, if tr...
12:20 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget BBC game helps kids lead the fight against fake news
The BBC wants the news consumers of tomorrow to understand and identify fake news, and has launched a game to help them do exactly that. The game, called BBC iReporter, puts young people in the shoes ...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget 'Yakuza 6' makes Tokyo's red-light district virtually real
I'm a relatively late fan of Sega's famed Yakuza franchise. It was the 2015 prequel, Yakuza 0 on the PS4, that got me hooked: It was the series' first title to be localized in Chinese, ...
11:40 am -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Bankrupt Toys R Us is closing all US and UK stores
It's a sad day for anyone who has fond memories of sliding up and down toy-laden aisles, buzzing off the synthetic smell of brand new Barbies and Action Men. Toys 'R' Us is about to clo...
11:08 am -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Uber is releasing its London ride data to help urban planning
Uber recently started sharing its ride-sharing data in a limited number of cities in the US, and now the incredibly useful urban-planning tool is coming to the UK. Uber Movement launches today in Lond...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Drake plays some 'Fortnite'
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We're finally ready to put a bow on SXSW 2018, while the SEC announced charges for the Theranos scandal and Drake logged on to play a little Fortnite with Nin...
07:15 am -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Qualcomm adds Tobii's eye-tracking tech to its mobile VR kit
Tobii's eye-tracking tech was such a great fit for virtual reality that taking it for a spin at CES 2018 ruined every headset without its capabilities for Engadget editor Devindra Hardawar. Now, ...
07:01 am -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Logitech adds what gaming speakers were missing: synchronized lights
Logitech G's latest PC speakers aren't just focused on sounding good -- they can also create a light show around your desk. The company's new G560 speakers come equipped with four RGB L...
05:21 am -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite' streamer breaks 500k viewers with help from Drake
Tonight Twitch streamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins smashed the record for concurrent viewers, crossing the 500,000 mark around 1 AM, mostly due to who he's playing Fortnite with: Drake. It&#...
05:21 am -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite' streamer breaks Twitch records with help from Drake
Twitch streamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins smashed the record for concurrent viewers, crossing the 635,000 mark, mostly due to who he's playing Fortnite with: music megastar Drake. It's...
05:14 am -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Google purged 3.2 billion bad ads from the web last year
It's no secret that Google (and much of the tech industry) struggle to deal with bad advertising in 2017, and the company now has the stats to prove it. The company has revealed that it removed ...
04:01 am -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Nest's $229 video doorbell is a useful addition to its ecosystem
Last September, Nest introduced several products to its connected home lineup: the Nest Secure home security system, the Nest Cam IQ Outdoor and the Nest Hello video doorbell. While both the Secure an...
04:01 am -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Duolingo's Klingon course has finally arrived
It's not an exaggeration to say we've been waiting for Duolingo's course in Klingon for years. Now, it's finally making its debut. Star Trek fans (or really, anyone who's inte...
02:59 am -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Lyft team-up will build self-driving car systems on a large scale
If Lyft is going to translate self-driving car experiments into production vehicles offering rides, it's going to need some help -- and it's on the way. The company has formed a partnership...
01:54 am -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Brain interface adds sense of presence to bionic limbs
It's been possible for a while to control bionic limbs with your brain, but there's been something missing: kinesthetic feedback, or the nervous system signals that give your limbs a sense o...
12:58 am -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget SteamVRs auto resolution knows what your GPU can handle
Valve updated SteamVR today with a new feature that automatically adjusts your headset's resolution up to what your GPU can optimally render. This should function like autofocus, taking the decis...
12:20 am -04 - Thu, March 15, 2018
Engadget Anyone can make Facebook Instant Games
Facebook's Instant Games technology hasn't exactly taken off (there are less than 200 games to date), but that's because it's been in closed testing. Now, it might have a chance t...
11:33 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Facebook knows it must do more to fight bad actors
Not everything at SXSW 2018 was about films or gadgets. A few blocks away from the Austin Convention Center, where the event is being held, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) hosted a number of...
10:47 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Netflix wont reward kids with 'patches' for watching TV
Last week, reports surfaced that Netflix was testing a sort of rewards program wherein children could earn "patches" for watching shows like A Series of Unfortunate Events and Fuller House. ...
10:17 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Google's Pixel 2 portrait photo code is now open source
Of all the AI-related features inside the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, the portrait mode is arguably the most impressive -- Google manages to produce dramatic-looking depth-of-field effects without relying...
10:17 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Google's Pixel 2 portrait photo code is now open source (update: not quite)
Of all the AI-related features inside the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, the portrait mode is arguably the most impressive -- Google manages to produce dramatic-looking depth-of-field effects without relying...
09:29 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Amazon's first debit card arrives in Mexico
Amazon has taken a number of steps to help you shop online without a bank card, and now it's taking those efforts to their logical conclusion: the internet retailer has launched its first debit c...
09:05 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Overcast adds a smarter way to dive back into a podcast
Marco Arment's Overcast has a reputation as the podcast connoisseur's iOS app of choice thanks to its inclusion of features you don't even find in Apple's official client, such as ...
08:38 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget EA adds a new battle mode to four-year-old Plants vs Zombies 2
Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time was pretty highly anticipated when it came out in 2013. The title got a couple expansions early on, but we really haven't heard much about the lane-base...
08:20 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Walmart says its grocery delivery will hit 100 new cities this year
Walmart and Amazon's rivalry is alive and well. The former announced today that it plans to expand its Online Grocery Delivery service -- currently available in six markets -- to over 100 metro a...
08:03 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Twitter pushes trending news to the top of your feed
As Facebook fights its own fake news problem, Twitter looks like it's interested in finding more ways to push news content to its microblogging service. According to a report at BuzzFeed, Twitter...
07:45 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget National Geographic built 'Space Projection Helmets' for its new show
When it came time for National Geographic to build an immersive experience for its new show, One Strange Rock, the network didn't want another virtual reality experience. So it worked together wi...
07:30 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Watching 'Annihilation' at home versus the cinema
Alex Garland wrote 28 Days Later, Sunshine and Dredd, establishing his bona fides as a master of blending horror and mind-bending sci-fi. He then wrote and directed Ex Machina, which propelled him int...
07:10 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget What we saw at SXSW Interactive
It's not every day you get to see Elon Musk, his brother and Westworld co-creator Jonathan Nolan host a sing-along in front of a sold-out audience at the Moody Theater, but this week, we did. SXS...
06:55 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Twitter is reportedly working on a Snapchat-style video feature
Earlier this year, rumors surfaced that Twitter was working on a way to make sharing videos on its platform easier. Now, three sources have told CNBC that a camera-centric feature is in the works and ...
06:40 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget GFE follows a high-end escort through San Francisco
Much of the virtual reality film GFE takes place in luxury San Francisco hotel rooms -- softly lit, cozy spaces -- while soothing music lingers in the background. There's only one main character:...
06:22 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget A new test could tell us whether an AI has common sense
Virtual assistants and chatbots don't have a lot of common sense. It's because these types of machine learning rely on specific situations they have encountered before, rather than using bro...
05:59 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Microsofts inclusive Xbox avatars could arrive this spring
Microsoft announced last year that it was overhauling its avatar system and while the more diverse and customizable Xbox Live avatars were initially due out last fall, the company has kept us waiting....
05:43 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Set location-based reminders with your voice on Google Home
Google added voice-controlled Reminders to its Home devices last September, allowing it to catch up with Alexa and Siri. You could set one-off and recurring reminders on a daily or weekly basis as wel...
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget I took a break at SXSW to listen to an 'audio-based movie'
I stopped short when I came upon Audiojack's booth at the SXSW Wellness Expo. Four blindfolded men sat in a huddle with headphones on, looking deeply engrossed. The company's affable represe...
05:09 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Google opens Maps to bring the real world into games
Pok&eacute;mon Go and other games that use real-world maps are all the rage, but there's a catch: they typically depend on semi-closed map frameworks that weren't intended for gaming, fo...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Yuri Suzuki mimics 'The Sound of the Waves' with surf data
Yuri Suzuki was hunched over a MacBook Air with a "Fuck Brexit" sticker on the lid. He opened Magicseaweed, an ocean-monitoring website for surfers, and searched for a few spots along Spain&...
04:33 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget SEC charges Theranos and CEO Elizabeth Holmes with massive fraud
The SEC has charged Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani with fraud relating to the startup's fundraising activities. The company, as well as CEO Holmes and former pres...
04:30 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Sushi robots, AI pianos and jump jetpacks on SXSW's show floor
The SXSW show floor hosts a treasure trove of strange, innovative and ridiculous experiences from around the world. A vast array of industries are represented in the heart of the Austin Convention Cen...
04:17 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget California will send residents election information through Nextdoor
Five California counties have adopted a voting act that will allow them to switch up how they handle elections. Within those counties, voters will have more choices in how they cast their ballots -- t...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget PlayTable combines blockchain and board games for peak nerdery
Whether they're taking over a section of your local Target or dominating the list of Kickstarter's highest grossing projects, board games are booming right now. And, while traditional board ...
03:46 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Valves new Dota 2 subscription adds an in-game coach
Dota 2 is a completely free-to-play game, with all the MOBA's heroes available to new players from day one. Valve makes money by selling different in-game cosmetics, announcers, HUDs, etc. When m...
03:32 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Amazons Life Itself tells a love story that spans decades
Amazon Studios has released a teaser trailer for its upcoming film Life Itself. Written and directed by This Is Us creator Dan Fogelman, the movie centers on a couple -- played by Oscar Isaac and Oliv...
03:14 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Microsoft says its AI can translate Chinese as well as a human
Run Chinese text through a translation website and the results tend to be messy, to put it mildly. You might get the gist of what's being said, but the sheer differences between languages usuall...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Samsung offers in-person service for Galaxy phones in the US
Ask iPhone owners why they remain loyal and they'll likely cite convenient support as one reason: they can walk into an Apple Store and get a prompt fix that's rarely available for other dev...
02:44 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Apple takes a stance on crypto-miners in apps
Calendar 2, the Mac App that rolled out an update bundled with a crypto-miner that went berserk, was removed from iTunes shortly after news of its controversial new feature came out. Now, its develope...
02:30 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget A cloud service for mobile gaming isn't as dumb as it sounds
We're reached a point where cloud gaming finally makes sense. The technology that exists now is beyond what was available to famous failures like OnLive and many others you could say were ahead o...
02:14 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget President Trump wants to create a military Space Force
This week, while addressing service members at the Marine Corps Air Station in Miramar, California, President Trump discussed creating a branch of the armed services specifically designed to operate i...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget How tech companies lured people to SXSW activations
Thousands of people lined up at trendy Austin bar Icenhauer at SXSW 2018, but they weren't waiting for a refreshing handcrafted cocktail or finger food. Instead, they were trying to get into HP a...
01:38 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Microsoft fixes more Meltdown and Spectre flaws in Windows
Microsoft has taken another step on its gargantuan journey to fortifying more than a billion PCs worldwide against Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. This week's Patch Tuesday release updates ...
01:15 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget 'Hearables' could diagnose disease, if we let them
Poppy Crum is the Chief Scientist at Dolby labs, and no stranger to the conference circuit. Her talk at this year's SXSW -- "A Hearable Future: Sound &amp; Sensory Interface" -- pro...
12:55 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Facebook bans hate group Britain First
Where is the line between free speech and expressing your views versus hate speech? That's the question that social networks have been grappling with for years, and it's only getting worse. ...
12:30 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Google will show your news subscriptions first in search results
Google has extended another olive branch to news outlets in a bid to smooth things over with publishers. Soon, users who subscribe to digital newspapers and magazines will see articles from those titl...
12:18 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Netflix sent a show about space into space
Netflix is already available in 190 countries, so where's the next logical place of expansion? Space, obviously. As part of Netflix's latest hack day, a team sent an iPhone with downloaded N...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget BMW is helping to build the world's fastest racing drone
BMW is working with the Drone Racing League (DRL) to break the record for the world's fastest drone set by the DRL itself last year. BMW will loan its technical expertise and wind tunnel at its A...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Audi's traffic light countdown tech comes to Washington DC
Audi's traffic light countdown has been rolling out very slowly in the US (it's active in just seven cities so far), but it just made one of its biggest expansions yet: it's now availab...
11:30 am -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget France to sue Apple and Google over 'abusive' developer practices
France is taking Google and Apple to court over "abusive" app developer practices and could impose millions of euros in penalties. Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told RTL that the governmen...
11:14 am -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Broadcom gives up on Qualcomm buyout after Trump veto
The will-they/won't-they flirtation between two of the world's largest mobile chip companies has come to an abrupt end. Broadcom has announced that it will no longer attempt to buy its US-ba...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Google will ban cryptocurrency ads in June
Cryptocurrency exchanges and related ventures will soon lose access to the two biggest ad networks on the internet. Starting in June, Google will no longer host advertisements promoting cryptocurrenci...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Stephen Hawking (1942 - 2018)
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.RIP Stephen Hawking....
08:31 am -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Netflix is reportedly cooking up a '60 Minutes'-style news show
Netflix recently signed up David Letterman and other personalities known for their satirical take on current affairs, but it's reportedly putting together a more serious news program, as well. Ac...
07:00 am -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Upgraded Raspberry Pi 3 delivers more power and faster networking
Despite selling over 14 million of its low-cost DIY computing boards, the Raspberry Pi Foundation adheres to a slow release cycle. The company typically waits over a year to refresh its range, and eve...
05:29 am -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Deezer can provide the soundtrack for your Xbox One games
You don't have too many options for large, on-demand music services that will stream in the background of your Xbox One games. Now that Groove Music is no more, Spotify is the main game in town. ...
04:13 am -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Stephen Hawking passes away at age 76
Late Tuesday night the family of Stephen Hawking announced that the physicist has passed away at the age of 76. Awarded more than a dozen honorary degrees, Hawking theorized that black holes emitted a...
04:01 am -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Samsung's C-Lab adds character to AI at SXSW
Samsung's C-Lab has made a name for itself over recent years with a bunch of offbeat concepts . The in-house startup accelerator takes Samsung engineers' free-time projects and turns them in...
02:58 am -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget Lyft faces lawsuit over lack of wheelchair access in SF
Uber was sued at least thrice over the past year for failing to accommodate passengers with wheelchairs, but a new lawsuit proves that it's not the only ride-hailing service with poor accessibili...
01:57 am -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget YouTube CEO talks misinformation, creators and comments at SXSW
YouTube's presence at SXSW 2018 extended beyond its Story HQ, a space where it turned ads into videos that feel more like art. The company's CEO, Susan Wojcicki, was part of a panel at the e...
01:14 am -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget ESPN will host a documentary series on NBA rookies
ESPN has ordered a documentary series for its upcoming streaming service that will center on members of the NBA's 2017-18 rookie class, Variety reports. The eight-episode series will follow selec...
12:23 am -04 - Wed, March 14, 2018
Engadget YouTube plans 'information cues' to combat hoaxes
During a talk at SXSW 2018, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki revealed one way her company will push back against the spread of misinformation. "Information cues" including a text box linking to a ...
11:40 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Elon Musk is poaching 'The Onion' staff for a comedy project
The one certainty about Elon Musk is that no two startups will be closely related: he has been responsible for city guides, online payments, electric cars, spacecraft, open AI and transportation tunne...
10:57 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Amazon Cloud Cam now streams security footage to your browser
Amazon's Cloud Cam just became decidedly more useful, especially for those moments when you can't pull out your phone. You can watch your live view from your computer through a cloudcam.ama...
10:18 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Google's public WiFi hotspots come to Mexico
Google's Station WiFi is no longer reserved for the eastern hemisphere. As of today, the public hotspots are available in over 60 "high-traffic" locations in 44 Mexican cities, includi...
09:57 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Amazon Echo now reads your first Audible book for free
Amazon has a new way to reel you into Audible now that smart speakers are a big deal: give you a freebie just by asking. As of this week, anyone who's new to Audible can ask an Echo speaker to re...
09:26 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Android Oreo 8.1 is finally available for Essential Phones
Andy Rubin's Essential Phone appeared midway through last year, poised to take on the Samsung-Apple hegemony with a sleek, rugged design. The company skipped updating its phones to Android's...
09:05 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Ouras second-generation ring is a better fit for your finger
The first generation of Oura's smart ring was little more than a proof of concept, showing it was possible to put a fitness tracker on a finger. But you can understand why folks might have though...
08:47 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Firefox can block pesky site notification requests
Website push notifications can be helpful. The way you're asked to enable those notifications? Not so much -- the constant requests can drive you up the wall when you're just trying to che...
08:30 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Amazon will give away free games every month with Twitch Prime
Today, Amazon announced a new Twitch program called Free Games with Prime, and what it does is pretty self-explanatory. Subscribers with Twitch Prime memberships will receive a collection of free game...
08:11 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Google built a hardware interface for its AI music maker
Music and technology go together hand in hand; drum machines and modular synths are just some of the more recent music technologies to emerge. Last year, a Google Brain project called Magenta created ...
07:49 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget After exposing secret military bases, Strava restricts data visibility
At the end of January, an analyist discovered that location data from the fitness app Strava was exposing US military bases. Publicly-available heatmaps were revealing details about the military'...
07:30 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Hulu snags new series from Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington
Hulu has snagged a new limited series from Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington barely a week after the two tweeted that it was up for grabs. The eight-episode show will adapt and take its title fro...
07:07 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Samsung's SmartThings hub is down for North American users
Samsung launched its SmartThings automation Hub back in late 2015. Wirecutter called it the best smart hub the following year, and the company has added more features to the system, like the ability t...
07:07 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Samsung's SmartThings hub is down for North American users (updated)
Samsung launched its SmartThings automation Hub back in late 2015. Wirecutter called it the best smart hub the following year, and the company has added more features to the system, like the ability t...
06:42 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget QuietOns new noise-cancelling earbuds banish the sound of snoring
Does your significant other snore while they sleep, soundtracking your night with the sound of rocks falling down a mountain? Are you flirting with the idea of getting the lawyers in? Because Finnish ...
06:18 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Put March Madness on your face with $3 VR livestreams
Turner Sports, CBS Sports and the NCAA will once again be offering VR livestreams of the March Madness tournament, Variety reports. The NCAA March Madness Live VR app will host 21 games starting with ...
05:59 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget IKEA puts TaskRabbit to work assembling your FLOTTEBO and FRLV
Last fall, IKEA bought TaskRabbit with the obvious goal to offer customers help building its notoriously tough-to-construct furniture. Today, the company started allowing customers in select US market...
05:38 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Ear-worn thermometer makes it easier to care for sick kids
When little kids are ill, it's one of the least pleasurable experiences that it's possible to endure. After all, you're often asked to monitor their temperature on an hourly basis to ke...
05:19 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Apples 2018 WWDC keynote happens June 4th
Apple has announced the dates for its annual developer conference, WWDC. The event is scheduled for June 4th through 8th and like last year, it will take place in San Jose's McEnery Convention Ce...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Imgur's Snapchat-style GIF collections come to Android
Imgur's bid to bring Snapchat-like Stories to the GIF world is no loner confined to iOS. It's releasing an updated Android app that brings Snacks and the Feed to a wider array of devices. ...
04:51 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Google Assistant gets a proper home on the iPad
This is the year every voice assistant adds native iPad support, it seems. Hot on the heels of Microsoft's Cortana update, Google has released an iPad-friendly version of Assistant. The updated...
04:31 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Pit People makes turn-based strategy a party
In our world of ubiquitous broadband and online multiplayer, couch-based co-op gaming isn't the first consideration for most development studios. For the folks behind Alien Hominid, Castle Crashe...
04:13 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Facebook's daily news video section may arrive this summer
Facebook has only hinted at its upcoming news video section in Watch, but some more tangible details are starting to trickle out. Axios sources have claimed a daily news service should launch in the ...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget YouTube extends its 'Dark Theme' to iOS
Sometimes the best features come when tech companies let their programmers and designers play around a bit. That's certainly the case with YouTube's "Dark theme," which arrives tod...
03:52 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Rex Tillerson gets his bad news just like we do: on Twitter
Donald Trump tweeted today that Rex Tillerson will no longer be serving as Secretary of State and will be replaced by CIA Director Mike Pompeo. However, according to State Department Under Secretary S...
03:41 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Amazon is reportedly bringing Alexa to businesses soon
We all know that Amazon is constantly looking for ways to grow and expand. That's why it really doesn't come as a surprise that Ina Fried at Axios is reporting that Amazon is getting into th...
03:41 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Amazon's Alexa for businesses program will make the assistant smarter (updated)
We all know that Amazon is constantly looking for ways to grow and expand. That's why it really doesn't come as a surprise that Ina Fried at Axios is reporting that Amazon is getting into th...
03:22 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget James Cordens Snapchat show premieres today
Last year, CBS announced that James Corden would be getting a Snapchat reality show and today, the first episode arrives. The premise of James Corden's Next James Corden is that the Late Late Sho...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Amazon's gold Kindle Oasis reminds everyone how rich you are
The Kindle Oasis is a conspicuous display of wealth by its very nature (you have money to burn if you can spend $250 on an e-reader in 2018), but apparently Amazon didn't think it was ostentatiou...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Amazon's gold Kindle Oasis reminds everyone how rich you are (updated)
The Kindle Oasis is a conspicuous display of wealth by its very nature (you have money to burn if you can spend $250 on an e-reader in 2018), but apparently Amazon didn't think it was ostentatiou...
02:40 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget AmazonBasics power banks recalled over fire hazard concerns
AmazonBasics is great choice for everything from HDMI cables to coathangers and a whole lot more. Apparently "whole lot more" also extends to unintentional fire sources. The shopping juggern...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget What we're buying: Philips OneBlade shaver
Men don't get much when it comes to the bathroom-gadget oeuvre, and Engadget usually deals in two kinds of them: established devices given a new twist, and extreme futuristic-use cases for the fu...
01:21 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget GM may test a carsharing program this summer
GM's Maven is basically the equivalent of a car rental service; for a fee, users can borrow a loaded GM vehicle for up to 28 days at a time. Now, it appears that GM may be looking to expand the s...
01:21 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget NASA's acting chief retires with no obvious successor
Robert M. Lightfoot Jr. has been heading NASA's efforts ever since the previous administrator, Charles F. Bolden Jr., stepped down with President Obama. Since he never officially became Bolden�...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget With the Ace, kids are finally getting their own cheap Fitbit
When Fitbit said it was working on a "family" of devices for this year, it really wasn't kidding. While Mom and Dad might choose to strap on a Versa, Fitbit now has a fitness tracker --...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Fitbit's $200 Versa is a friendlier fitness smartwatch for the masses
Fitbit's first true smartwatch, the Ionic, was an impressive attempt that lacked the polish needed to make it great. That's often how it goes for first attempts, but Fitbit has learned a few...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Neato's voice-activated Botvac arrives in the US for $800
Neato first unveiled the Botvac D7 Connected vacuum over six months ago and it has finally arrived in the US and Europe. The company's flagship robotic vacuum packs a lot of tech, including Amazo...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget SteelSeries' Arctis Pro is a high-res headset for discerning gamers
High-fidelity audio is typically meant for the most extreme music geeks -- people who have expensive DACs (digital-to-analog converters), huge speakers and crazy headphones. You've probably seen ...
12:29 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Movies Anywhere includes your FandangoNOW flicks
Movies Anywhere has strengthened its position as the go-to movie library platform by welcoming FandangoNOW into the fold. This means that Movies Anywhere users can now access the films they've pu...
12:02 pm -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Apple approved a Mac app with a misbehaving crypto-mining feature
You'd think apps with crypto-miners could only be found in various shady venues on the internet. But that's apparently not the case: a popular alternative for the Mac calendar called Calenda...
11:01 am -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Londons best orchestra is putting on a PlayStation concert
PlayStation, Classic FM and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra are teaming up to bring new meaning to the term "gaming culture". This May, PlayStation in Concert comes to London's Royal A...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Larry Page's other flying car
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We have more news from SXSW, including a quick recap of Elon Musk's sold-out talk. Elsewhere, Larry Page showed off an autonomous flying machine that could be...
09:50 am -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Microsoft faces 238 complaints of gender discrimination
Microsoft has been accused of 238 cases of gender discrimination or sexual harassment by female employees working in US-based technical jobs, according to court filings made available this week. The c...
07:16 am -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Snapchat will feature creator-made AR Lenses in its carousel
Snapchat plans to give its AR Lens offerings a boost by feature submissions from its users. In late March, you'll start seeing Lenses with their creators' names underneath their titles mixed...
05:18 am -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Larry Page's autonomous air taxi 'Cora' flies in New Zealand
Reports surfaced in 2016 that Google co-founder (and now Alphabet CEO) Larry Page had two "flying car" projects in the works, and while we saw the Flyer recreational vehicle unveiled last ye...
03:21 am -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget The father of the world wide web is one disappointed dad
Today is the World Wide Web's 29th birthday, and to celebrate the occasion, its creator has told us how bad it's become. In an open letter appearing in The Guardian, Tim Berners-Lee painted ...
02:48 am -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget Switch update makes it easy to add Facebook and Twitter friends
Nintendo Switch owners have a new system update awaiting them, and the release notes reveal what 5.0.0 is bringing along. While previous updates have smoothed out some rough edges for transferring sav...
02:07 am -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget ACLU sues the TSA for domestic electronics screening details
When the TSA launched stricter screening procedures for domestic passengers' electronic devices last year, it didn't reveal the whys and hows. That didn't sit well with the American Civ...
01:01 am -04 - Tue, March 13, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi,' 'Burnout Paradise'
This week gamers can finally revisit Burnout Paradise on new-gen consoles as the game gets remastered for 4K and released Friday for $40. It's also time for an early release of the latest Star Wa...
11:51 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Now MoviePass' CEO says the app never tracked customers
A week after MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe's comments that "we watch how you drive home" came to light, the exec is walking back those words. In an interview with Variety, Lowe said "I ...
11:16 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget London Mayor: Tech companies aren't above the law
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, kicked off his SXSW 2018 keynote with some jokes that sparked a deafening laugh and applause from the audience. He first talked about how he was shocked by the amount ...
10:49 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Trump blocks Broadcom's attempted takeover of Qualcomm
Broadcom's hopes of acquiring Qualcomm might have been quashed for good. President Trump has issued an order blocking Broadcom's proposed takeover and anything "substantially equivalent...
10:49 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Trump blocks Broadcom's attempted takeover of Qualcomm (updated)
Broadcom's hopes of acquiring Qualcomm might have been quashed for good. President Trump has issued an order blocking Broadcom's proposed takeover and anything "substantially equivalent...
10:21 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Tesla raised its Supercharger rates across the US
Tesla has increased its Supercharging rates across the US, Electrek reports. And while most states' prices increased by 20 to 40 percent, some experienced more substantial rises in costs. For exa...
09:49 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget First 'Hearthstone' expansion of 2018 delves into The Witchwood
Weeks after laying out this year's plan for Hearthstone, Blizzard has announced the first expansion of 2018: The Witchwood. Once it lands, the Year of the Raven will begin -- and all of 2016'...
09:27 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Overwatch League team releases player over hateful speech
Overwatch League player Felix "xQc" Lengyel has been suspended twice for using both homophobic and racist slurs, and he's now bowing out entirely. Dallas Fuel and Lengyel have announce...
08:59 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Researchers turned wood into a better insulator than Styrofoam
The research lab behind the creation of see-through wood has developed a new type of material that could be used as a cheaper, stronger and more environmentally friendly insulator. They're callin...
08:36 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Huaweis budget-friendly Honor View 10 ships March 23rd
Huawei's Honor View 10 is positioned as a budget-friendly alternative to high-priced mobile phones. Our hands-on described it as a "OnePlus-style flagship that won't break the bank,&quo...
08:15 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Yahoo loses its bid to reject data breach lawsuit
Yahoo (and by extension, its parent/Engadget owner Verizon) now has no choice but to face the majority of claims in a US lawsuit over the internet giant's multiple data breaches. California Judg...
08:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Evernote will use AI to automate your workflow
As the official note-taker of SXSW 2018, Evernote has a massive job. It has to record and produce recaps of more than 50 sessions across four different convention verticals, while at the same time del...
07:45 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Eddy Cue said everything you'd expect about Apple's video strategy
For a session about "Curation in Media," there wasn't a whole lot of talk about Apple News at Eddy Cue's SXSW panel today. Instead, moderator and CNN senior reporter Dylan Byers st...
07:32 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Texas city drops its bus service in favor of ridesharing vans
Ridesharing companies often dream of changing the face of public transportation, but one of them is going a step further -- it's becoming the only option for public transportation in one communit...
07:15 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Apple Maps now includes bike-sharing locations in 179 cities
Apple and Ito World have partnered to bring bike-sharing dock information to Apple Maps, TechCrunch reports. Now, in a number of cities, users can just type "bike sharing" or the name of a b...
06:57 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Apple nabs 'Bob's Burgers' creator for new animated comedy
Apple has been moving pretty aggressively into the entertainment business lately. With a reported $1 billion budget for original programming, the tech company can afford to acquire high-value projects...
06:44 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget PGA Tour AR app puts a golf course on your coffee table
Sports and augmented reality (AR) apps are nothing new. The technology has been used by the NFL, NBA and even German soccer teams to promote their respective leagues, with results varying from the gim...
06:44 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Music.ly stumbled in moderating self-harm content
One issue that many tech start-ups must face is how to deal with harmful content, especially when services start amassing a loyal following. Lip-syncing app Music.ly is facing just this challenge. Wri...
06:22 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Philips introduces its first outdoor Hue lights (updated)
Philips Hue is a popular smart home lighting system, so it was only a matter of time before the company extended to the outdoors. Today, Philips announced its new outdoor range, which extends the ligh...
06:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget LOral's Skinceuticals system makes lab-grade serums just for your skin
The rise of beauty tech has brought about hyper personalized care. From smart salons that cater to your hair type and color, to makeup you can apply virtually before buying, the use of tech in the cos...
05:44 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget YouTube makes art out of ads at SXSW
Unless it's during the Super Bowl, chances are not many actively look forward to watching ads. But the main reason people do enjoy those is because brands design them to have a cultural effect, r...
05:29 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Spotify needs your help tagging and sorting tunes
Music streaming services can be frustrating if you're an avid listener, since your definitions may not line up with theirs. They may lump trance, techno and drum-and-bass into a generic "dan...
05:17 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Chinas law enforcement expands use of facial recognition glasses
Police in China are expanding their use of facial recognition glasses. Last month, law enforcement in the country used LLVision Technology's facial recognition glasses to spot criminals evading t...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Drones add eerie halos to landscape photos in 'Lux Noctis'
Drones usually act as flying cameras, often to great effect, but landscape photographer Reuben Wu has discovered an equally compelling use for them. In the series Lux Noctis (light the night), his UAV...
04:35 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget AliveCor wearables may detect unsafe potassium levels in the future
AliveCor is working on a new application for the technology behind its KardiaBand for Apple Watch. Last year, the FDA approved KardiaBand as a medical device, and it can record your heart rhythm and r...
04:26 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Apple buys Texture, the 'Netflix of magazine plans'
Apple's bids to promote digital magazines haven't always been fruitful (remember The Daily?), but it's about to give them another boost. The company has acquired Texture, the Netflix-s...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget I built a vibrator at SXSW
Crave is trying to open up the conversation about female sexual pleasure. The company sells beautifully designed vibrators in a range of styles, from the $60, stainless steel Bullet to the $150 Duet, ...
03:30 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Future dialysis patients could grow their own artificial veins
I rarely think about kidney failure, and when I do, it's almost always in the context of a charity appeal from my local hospital. Dialysis machines are the primary way that people with kidney dis...
03:04 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget YouTube TVs price goes up to $40 per month tomorrow
Today is your last day to get YouTube TV for $35 per month. Tomorrow, the price increases to $40 per month, putting it in line with similar services such as Sony's PS Vue and Hulu's live TV ...
02:44 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget You've got an hour to unsend messages on WhatsApp
Sometimes you need more than seven minutes to unsend a message on WhatsApp. Thankfully, with the most recent update, now we do. The most recent patch (2.18.31) extends the "delete for everyone&qu...
02:30 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Panasonic designed blinkers for the digital age
There could be a whole category of recent devices labeled "technology to keep you from being distracted by technology." From "dumb phones" to revivals of Ektachrome film, the same ...
02:30 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Panasonic designed blinders for the digital age
There could be a whole category of recent devices labeled "technology to keep you from being distracted by technology." From "dumb phones" to revivals of Ektachrome film, the same ...
02:12 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget The UK is getting a MoviePass clone
It's hard to deny that MoviePass (the service that allows you to see one 2D movie a day in theaters for a set monthly fee) has been a huge hit in the US. That's why it's hardly surprisi...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Amazon brings Alexa calls and messaging to tablets
You no longer need to hang around an Echo speaker to make free calls and messages with Alexa. As of now, you can use Alexa to place calls (including video calls) and send messages from Android tablets...
01:30 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget ThinkPad X1 Carbon review (2018): The best business laptop returns
Lenovo's ThinkPad lineup has always been focused on balancing tradition with modernity. It carries the legacy of IBM's iconic laptop brand, but the company also has to make sure it keeps up ...
01:15 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget How to find the best TV antenna for free HD channels
You can stream a lot of TV online, but for things like the Olympics and breaking news, you'll want a local broadcast station to deliver the goods. Buying an antenna isn't like buying a toast...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's Slack rival gets translation and Surface Hub compatibility
Teams just turned one, and for its anniversary, Microsoft has unveiled new professional features for it that go well beyond what rivals like Slack offer. Probably the most important ones for enterpris...
12:44 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget UK delays mandatory age verification on porn sites
Ever since the Digital Economy Act became UK law this time last year, we've known there would come a time when porn sites would be compelled to verify the age of British visitors to ensure they&#...
12:29 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Breaking down Elon Musk's surprise, sold-out talk at SXSW
An email sent in the dead of night on Saturday revealed Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX, would appear at SXSW for a surprise Q&amp;A session. By 8:30 the following morning, the Moody Th...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Toshiba's smart glasses are powered by mini Windows PCs
Toshiba is stepping into the world of wearable computing with its new Windows-powered smart glasses. You can think of them as a slightly more powerful pair of Google Glasses -- except, instead of bein...
11:29 am -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Microsofts mad scientists are making AR more tactile
Unless you hate fun, Microsoft's best division is far and away its Research group, which has given us the nearest thing to a Holodeck, a live-action version of Minecraft and much more. Microsoft&...
10:56 am -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Elon Musk at SXSW 2018
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09:45 am -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Tesla temporarily paused Model 3 production in February
Tesla temporarily halted production of the Model 3 in order to fix crucial bottlenecks in the assembly process. According to Bloomberg, the line at the company's Fremont plant was shut down betwe...
08:33 am -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget FCC accuses startup of launching satellites without permission
Life isn't easy if you're a space technology startup: in addition to the outlandish costs, you have to clear all kinds of regulatory challenges that might cut your plans short if there'...
07:02 am -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Scientology is launching a TV network with streaming options
Scientology's relentless marketing push is evolving for the modern era. Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that the organization is launching a TV network on March 12th, and it'll include the...
05:01 am -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget NHL's first eSports tournament begins March 24th
Multiple pro sports leagues have already welcomed eSports with open arms, but what about the NHL? Where's the official hockey tournament? Don't worry, it's almost here. The league is...
03:36 am -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Sophisticated malware attacks through routers
Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have discovered what's likely to be another state-sponsored malware strain, and this one is more advanced than most. Nicknamed Slingshot, the code spies on ...
02:05 am -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Google hints at a rebranding for Android Wear
Android Wear might be on the cusp of a Google Pay-style rebranding. Users exploring the latest Android P Developer Preview have noticed that Google is not only referring to Android Wear as "Wear ...
01:11 am -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Witnessing the Church of Elon Musk
SXSW plays host to big-name speakers all the time. Mother! and Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky was on stage yesterday, Apple's Eddy Cue is on a panel tomorrow and Moonlight director Barry Je...
12:28 am -04 - Mon, March 12, 2018
Engadget Twitter will livestream Major League Soccer games
Twitter hasn't scored a major sports livestreaming deal in a long while, but that drought is over. Variety has learned that the social network has struck a 3-year deal with Major League Soccer th...
11:30 pm -04 - Sun, March 11, 2018
Engadget Tennis legend Andre Agassi is building tech to help with dyslexia
Andre Agassi, the legendary American tennis player, made an appearance at SXSW 2018 to announce a partnership with Square Panda, a startup that makes educational apps for kids. Through his namesake Ea...
10:45 pm -04 - Sun, March 11, 2018
Engadget The 'Westworld' mobile game is open for pre-registration
If you've been dying to be a part of the team that runs the unsettling theme park in HBO's Westworld, your wait is almost over. At SXSW today, Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment annou...
09:44 pm -04 - Sun, March 11, 2018
Engadget Watch the best bits of Elon Musk's SXSW talk
Elon Musk took the stage about 30 minutes late at the Moody Theater in downtown Austin, Texas, and when he finally appeared, the sold-out crowd cheered and jumped to their feet, smartphones glowing. H...
08:32 pm -04 - Sun, March 11, 2018
Engadget SpaceX aims to test its Mars rocket system in first half of 2019
You might not have to wait long to see SpaceX's BFR rocket system in action... maybe. In a talk at SXSW, Elon Musk said he expected the spacecraft's first "short up-and-down flights&quo...
07:16 pm -04 - Sun, March 11, 2018
Engadget Twitter purges accounts behind artificially viral tweets
If you've used Twitter for long enough, you've probably seen someone retweet a truism or obviously plagiarized quote from accounts that are clearly trying to force their tweets to go viral. ...
06:30 pm -04 - Sun, March 11, 2018
Engadget AI reveals even more about Hollywood gender bias
Here's what we know about how women are portrayed in Hollywood cinema: Male characters speak far more often than female ones. Men talk more about achievement, whereas women tend towards positive ...
06:00 pm -04 - Sun, March 11, 2018
Engadget Twitter and Fox Sports have high hopes for their World Cup live show
With the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia just around the corner, right holders to the event are starting to share more details about their coverage plans. And, to no surprise to anyone, social media wil...
05:00 pm -04 - Sun, March 11, 2018
Engadget Sony's SXSW experiences draw out your sweat and feels
I wasn't expecting to break a sweat when I visited Sony's Wow Studio here at SXSW, despite the sweltering 90-degree weather. The tech giant is showing off about a dozen interactive demos at ...
04:30 pm -04 - Sun, March 11, 2018
Engadget The best heating pad
By Kevin Purdy This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its ...
03:40 pm -04 - Sun, March 11, 2018
Engadget The Future of Secrets is a digital confession booth
"I feel like I can justify the worst things I've done.""My initial connection to the majority of my partners is based on superficial sexism.""I once bumped someone's...
03:00 pm -04 - Sun, March 11, 2018
Engadget After Math: When it all comes crashing
It's turning out to be a great week for falling objects. China's first space station is set to reenter the Earth's atmosphere, IBM's 50-qubit processor record was felled by Google&...
01:30 pm -04 - Sun, March 11, 2018
Engadget NASA wants to change the way we think about the habitable zone
"There are great possibilities in expanding the habitable zone beyond our traditional blinders on that vision where it's Earth or nothing."That's Dr. Cynthia Phillips, a planetary ...
11:01 am -04 - Sun, March 11, 2018
Engadget Xbox One will automatically use your TV's game mode
Many TVs have a game mode that disables image processing to reduce lag, but it can be a pain if you regularly do things besides gaming. Do really want to switch the mode off every time you want to wa...
06:17 am -05 - Sun, March 11, 2018
Engadget FBI arrests CEO of company selling custom BlackBerrys to gangs
Custom, extra-secure BlackBerry phones remain a staple of the criminal underworld, and a recent bust just illustrated this point. Motherboard has learned that the FBI arrested Vincent Ramos, the found...
04:06 am -05 - Sun, March 11, 2018
Engadget Amazon makes it easier to give Alexa follow-up commands
It's easy enough to summon Alexa on one of Amazon's speakers, but when you've got a million things to ask the voice assistant, it can be a pain having to say "Hey, Alexa" over...
02:32 am -05 - Sun, March 11, 2018
Engadget SpaceX and 'Westworld' creators made a Falcon Heavy short film
Elon Musk promised a short film about the inaugural Falcon Heavy launch from the team behind Westworld, and he delivered. The entrepreneur has posted the video (he calls it Falcon Heavy and Starman) i...
01:00 am -05 - Sun, March 11, 2018
Engadget Bose sunglasses hands-on: audio AR makes more sense than you think
This week, Bose made a surprise announcement that it was getting into the augmented reality game. But Bose makes headphones, right? And AR is all about glasses with visual overlays? Well, nobody told ...
12:30 am -05 - Sun, March 11, 2018
Engadget Here's what you missed at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show
This year's Geneva Motor Show seemed to be all about going fast without stopping at the gas pump. Gas-powered vehicles continue to dominate the market, but automakers took the opportunity to show...
11:06 pm -05 - Sat, March 10, 2018
Engadget Snapchat and Instagram pull Giphy stickers over racist GIF
When Snapchat and Instagram introduced Giphy stickers for Stories, they expected to offer PG-rated GIFs that even their young patrons can use. Unfortunately, things don't always go as planned: bo...
09:38 pm -05 - Sat, March 10, 2018
Engadget Samsung Galaxy S9 teardown helps explain its camera tricks
Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9+ revolve around their camera features, but some of the hardware functionality behind them has been a little mysterious. The picture is a little clearer, however, as iF...
08:09 pm -05 - Sat, March 10, 2018
Engadget Vimeo turned popular internet films into an art exhibition
It was hard to leave Westworld at SXSW, but it had to be done. Thankfully, the show here in Austin is full of other tech-themed places to check out. One of them is Vimeo's "The Decade,"...
07:28 pm -05 - Sat, March 10, 2018
Engadget Alexa now controls your FiOS TV set-top box
Verizon's FiOS TV boxes haven't lived on the cutting edge of technology, but they're catching up in an important way: voice control. Big Red has quietly introduced an Alexa skill for i...
06:00 pm -05 - Sat, March 10, 2018
Engadget Netflixs real advantage is that its a tech company first
Netflix hasn't been coy about its plans to take over Hollywood. The company has already said it could spend up to $8 billion on content this year alone. But, for all the awards House of Cards and...
04:32 pm -05 - Sat, March 10, 2018
Engadget 'Ready Player One' VR games show the future is now
Ready Player One imagines the year 2044 as an industrial wasteland where people escape the perils of modern life by strapping on virtual reality headsets and disappearing into a vast digital playgroun...
04:07 pm -05 - Sat, March 10, 2018
Engadget Telltale's second 'Batman' season ends March 27th
Telltale's games are defined by in-the-moment choices that have far-reaching consequences, and that's never been truer than it is now. It's releasing the final episode of Batman: The En...
02:38 pm -05 - Sat, March 10, 2018
Engadget Google is working on new gestures for the Pixel Buds
Google's Pixel Buds felt pretty unpolished upon release, but it doesn't look like the tech titan has completely forgotten about them. 9to5Google has discovered a couple of new features for t...
01:10 pm -05 - Sat, March 10, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to the weekend! Check out Elon Musk's latest hyperloop concept video, plus other news highlights from the last week. Then keep an eye out for all of o...
08:42 am -05 - Sat, March 10, 2018
Engadget Kickstarter Patron aims to generate larger pledges for creators
Kickstarter is piloting a program that will match up companies, organizations and institutions with projects that need more substantial funding, TechCrunch reports. It's called Kickstarter Patron...
04:39 am -05 - Sat, March 10, 2018
Engadget 'Overwatch' pro suspended for 'racially disparaging' emote
In January, Dallas Fuel pro Felix "xQc" Lengyel drew a suspension for violating the Overwatch League's Code of Conduct while streaming for using an anti-gay slur, and now he has been su...
02:04 am -05 - Sat, March 10, 2018
Engadget Microsoft Pix can add business card info to your contacts
Microsoft's AI-powered camera app Pix just got a new feature. Now you can use it to upload all of the information on a business card into your iPhone Contacts as well as check out the person'...
12:30 am -05 - Sat, March 10, 2018
Engadget Surviving Westworld at SXSW
HBO is making the dreams of Westworld fans come true at SXSW 2018. The company built a replica of the show's Sweetwater town in an undisclosed location in Austin, Texas, and we were there to expe...
11:55 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget Elon Musk's Boring Company to prioritize pedestrians over cars
While we ponder the state of hyperloop tunnel transportation, Elon Musk just updated the plan for The Boring Company. The tech exec tweeted out a new concept video that focuses on a shuttle instead of...
11:09 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget Sling TV users can add NBA Team Pass to follow their favorite squad
Weeks ago, Sling TV added NBA League Pass as a $30 monthly additional package subscribers can purchase to follow out-of-market games. But if they only care about one team, the over-the-top provider ha...
10:27 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget Apple filed a patent for a keyboard that isnt ruined by dust
When Apple unveiled its 2015 MacBook, reviewers quickly discovered its keys were flatter than ever, with single-digit millimeters of travel between their pressed and unpressed states. At first, we her...
10:00 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget New McLaren hybrid hypercar will be company's fastest ever
By Antti KautonenWe've reported earlier that the upcoming McLaren Ultimate Series "Hyper-GT" BP23 will be a seriously fast machine. Today, McLaren set a top speed target for it: The lim...
09:20 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget Netflix test turns kids into binge scouts, rewards TV time with badges
Netflix is currently testing a feature that lets kids collect "patches" for watching shows, Variety reports. Those included in the test see red locks on children's shows that can get th...
09:06 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget We're live from SXSW 2018!
We have arrived in Austin, Texas for the 2018 edition of SXSW, the festival that showcases some of the best things in the tech (interactive), film and music industries. This year, we'll be taking...
08:42 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget Despite layoffs, Motorola says Moto Z line is alive and well
There were rumors this week of a 50 percent reduction in Motorola's Chicago workforce and that the Moto Z line was finished. Given that we're still hearing about upcoming products for Moto Z...
08:17 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget Trump's video game meeting may not lead to any further action
Early this week, Trump at last announced that he would meet with leaders of the video game industry. Not to discuss the rising frustration with loot boxes, but to rehash the exhausted and research-deb...
08:04 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget MIT embarks on ambitious plan to build nuclear fusion plant by 2033
MIT announced yesterday that it and Commonwealth Fusion Systems -- an MIT spinoff -- are working on a project that aims to make harvesting energy from nuclear fusion a reality within the next 15 years...
07:46 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget Norm Macdonald is the latest to host a Netflix talk show
Netflix isn't done with its talk show spending spree just yet. The service has ordered 10 episodes of Norm Macdonald Has A Show (E-I-E-I-O?), a guest-oriented talk show from its namesake Saturday...
07:30 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget MoviePass: The new face of unbridled data greed
In a presentation during the Entertainment Finance Forum last week, MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe bragged to the attendees about his company's app saying, "We know all about you.""We kn...
07:18 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget Motorola's next Moto Mod may be a VR headset
New Moto Mods are becoming rather de rigueur lately, with tons of interesting if not completely practical gadgets made to snap onto the company's compatible phones. Moto Z users have had keyboard...
07:03 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget 'Wave' ring is the latest to turn your hands into MIDI controllers
Ring-shaped music controllers aren't anything new. IK Multimedia released the iRing back in 2014, and the Enhancia made its debut at CES this year. Now we've got the Wave, an adjustable MIDI...
06:37 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget Qualcomm and Broadcom make moves as the merger saga continues
Qualcomm and Broadcom, the world's two largest chipmakers, have been in a will-they/won't-they dance for quite awhile now in regards to a merger. Today, the companies made dueling announceme...
06:17 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget Google Assistant now gives you more control over connected devices
Google Assistant has already had control over appliances and other not-so-typical connected devices for a while, but it's been clunky and limited. You could turn your oven on with a simple comma...
06:02 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget PS4 zombie survival game Days Gone delayed until 2019
Kotaku UK has confirmed that Days Gone, the PS4-exclusive peripatetic post-apocalypse game from SIE Bend Studio, has been delayed until 2019. The title was announced in mid-2016 but we first got our h...
05:41 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget Senate set to approve bill that would make credit freezes free
In the aftermath of last year's Equifax data breach, a handful of Senators led by Elizabeth Warren introduced a bill that would allow consumers to freeze their credit at any time for free. Now th...
05:17 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget Twitter may open up verification to everyone
During a Periscope livestream yesterday, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said that the company is working on making verification an option for everybody. He and David Gasca, Twitter's director of product...
05:00 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget The best paper shredder
By S&eacute;amus Bellamy and Makula DunbarThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliat...
04:37 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget Facebook inks deal with Warner Music for tunes in shared videos
Using background music that you don't own or license the rights to in a video is enough to get it pulled from Facebook. That's why the social network has been pursuing licensing deals with m...
04:18 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget Microsoft is selling customized Samsung Galaxy S9 phones
Remember those Microsoft-customized Samsung Galaxy S8 phones? Well, apparently it's happening again. Microsoft is selling both a Samsung Galaxy S9 ($720) and the S9 Plus ($840) in its online stor...
03:55 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget Facebook has exclusive rights to 25 MLB games this season
Facebook will get exclusive rights to stream 25 afternoon MLB games, starting with one on April 4th between the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets. This isn't the first time the platform...
03:37 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget Japan tells netizens to stop confusing the olds with internet slang
Sure, internet-speak can be confusing, so older folks oftentimes can't understand WTH younger users are trying to say. The problem is apparently much worse in Japan than it is here, however, beca...
03:14 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget Bose's AR glasses are all about audio, not video
Bose announced today that it's getting into the augmented reality game. But Bose AR isn't about video, it's about audio and through a "wafer-thin acoustics package," the compa...
03:00 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget The Tasty OneTop smart cooker ruined my dinner party
It's been quite a drama for me in the kitchen lately: Due to a leak in my building, my cooking gas was shut off for 11 months. It's back now, but for most of last year I had to get by with t...
02:39 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget Lyft will test its autonomous cars in a former military base
In July 2017, Lyft announced that it's joining the autonomous vehicle race and even opened a dedicated research facility in Palo Alto. Now, it's already preparing to put its technology to th...
02:22 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget Waymo will begin self-driving semi truck pilot in Atlanta next week
Today, Waymo, which is Alphabet's self-driving company, announced a pilot program located in Atlanta to further test its autonomous technology. This time, though, the focus is on semi trucks. Beg...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget ASOS visual search tool is now available to all of its shoppers
Last August, retailer ASOS launched its Style Match tool in select markets. It lets users take a picture or upload an image -- whether it be a photo they've taken, a screenshot or something from ...
01:31 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget Qarnots wall-mounted heater doubles as a crypto-mining rig
As a student, I used to joke that my Xbox 360 doubled as the flat's central heating system. A few hours of Red Dead Redemption and boom, I could slip under the covers and fall asleep without an i...
01:00 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget Capital One's virtual credit cards could help you avoid fraud
Capital One is no stranger to trying new things -- especially when it comes to technology. Its Eno texting chatbot, for example, is a quick and conversational way for its customers to check their bala...
12:01 pm -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget 'Proton' battery uses cheap carbon instead of lithium
A big challenge for the EV and renewable energy revolution is that the much-needed batteries are made from lithium, a relatively rare and pricey metal. Rather than focusing on other metals like magnes...
11:00 am -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Nintendo Switch gets 'Super Smash Bros.'
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Get your Friday off to a good start with our Galaxy S9 review, plus all the highlights from last night's Nintendo Direct stream and a beautiful penguin selfie...
09:05 am -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget 'Undertale' marks the arrival of GameMaker Studio 2 for Switch
During the Nintendo Direct stream we also learned that Undertale ("the friendly RPG where nobody has to die" and one of our favorites from 2015) will come to the Switch "eventually.&quo...
07:29 am -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget 'Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker' heads to Nintendo Switch and 3DS
Nintendo is giving you another chance to play Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker if you completely missed it on the Wii U. The gaming giant is releasing the puzzle game for the Switch and the 3DS -- it�...
03:39 am -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget British Airways expands its biometric boarding gate trials in the US
British Airways is expanding its biometric boarding gate tests in the US. Last November, it began testing self-service boarding gates in Los Angeles Airport that don't require customers to produc...
02:32 am -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget NYT: President Obama could be Netflix's next big signing
Given Netflix's recent list of talent deals, it's hard to imagine who they could reach an arrangement with next. According to a report by the New York Times, the streaming service is in &quo...
01:56 am -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget 'Octopath Traveler' heads to Nintendo Switch on July 13th
Square Enix's gorgeous new game, Octopath Traveler, is arriving on the Nintendo Switch very soon. Nintendo has revealed at today's Direct stream that the game developed by the same people be...
01:20 am -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget August's smart doorbells now include 24 hours of video recording
Video doorbells are great for spotting visitors, but their live footage only goes so far. What if you don't pay extra for cloud storage and miss an important guest, or (perish the thought) a bur...
12:34 am -05 - Fri, March 9, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite Battle Royale' is coming to phones and tablets soon
Fortnite has rapidly gained ground on the battle royale-style champ, PUBG, and now Epic Games has announced it will launch a mobile version on iOS and Android. Amazingly, it's supposed to be the ...
11:32 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Judge suggests Trump should mute followers instead of block them
Last year, the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University sued Donald Trump, then White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and White House Director of Social Media Daniel Scavino claiming ...
10:55 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget 'Mario Tennis Aces' hits the Nintendo Switch on June 22nd
Nintendo said that we'd get Mario Tennis Aces on the Switch this Spring, and now it looks like the company is stretching that deadline a bit. The game will actually land on June 22nd, one day aft...
10:54 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget The first 'WarioWare' game in five years comes to 3DS in August
We last saw a new WarioWare title, Game &amp; Wario, way back in 2013 on the Wii U. During today's Nintendo Direct the company finally ended that drought and announced WarioWare Gold for the ...
10:48 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Okami HD arrives on Nintendo Switch July 10th
The gorgeous Zelda-style adventure game Okami originally debuted on the PlayStation 2 in 2006, but its paintbrush gameplay came alive with the Wii's controls in a version released the next year. ...
10:48 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Okami HD arrives on Nintendo Switch this summer
The gorgeous Zelda-style adventure game Okami originally debuted on the PlayStation 2 in 2006, but its paintbrush gameplay came alive with the Wii's controls in a version released the next year. ...
10:46 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Nintendo is bringing 'Super Smash Bros.' to the Switch this year
During today's Nintendo Direct stream, the company closed it out by using Splatoon characters to reveal that a version of Super Smash Bros. will come out for Nintendo Switch in 2018. The year and...
10:28 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget 'Crash Bandicoot' remastered trilogy coming to the Nintendo Switch
In the middle of last year, Naughty Dog released a remake triple-feature -- the first three Crash Bandicoot games arduously redone for current consoles and sold as the N. Sane Trilogy. But rumors star...
09:59 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Netflix lands 'Deadpool' creator's comic universe
Netflix is pushing hard to stay relevant in the comic-based movie business, especially after Disney announced plans to shun the streaming service and make its own. Now, just a few months after Netflix...
09:38 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Hulu adds sports features to Live TV just in time for March Madness
Just in time for March Madness, Hulu has added features for its Live TV service keyed specifically to the month-long event. Did you like choosing particular sports during the recent Winter Olympics an...
09:17 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Snapchat now lets you tag other users in Stories
It's usually the Facebook-owned Instagram aping Snapchat, adding features like Stories and face filters from the social selfie platform to the photo-sharing one. This time, however, it's Sna...
09:06 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget This penguin selfie is the best thing you'll see all day
Animal selfies will never not be wonderful and lucky for us all, there's another one to add to the collection. As the Washington Post reports, Eddie Gault, a researcher with the Australian Antarc...
09:01 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $80 on a 9.7-inch Apple iPad
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read thei...
08:46 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Some of the best Batman games are coming to EA's Origin Access on PC
Homegrown games on EA's Origin Access service are getting some company. Starting today, your subscription will also include, erm, access to titles from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment incl...
08:25 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Google adds tweet-like posts from musicians to search results
Musicians are now able to post information directly within their Google Search Knowledge Panel. The Knowledge Panel is that dedicated section that pops up when you search for celebrities, which, for m...
08:04 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget US general says efforts to combat Russian meddling aren't going well
Despite the Mueller investigation indicting 13 Russian nationals who ran social media accounts across multiple social media platforms to interfere with the 2016, the US has no unified multi-agency str...
07:44 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 4' hits consoles and PC October 12th
If you're a fan of military-style first person shooters sometimes set in the future that have zombie DLC modes, you're in luck. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is headed to PlayStation 4, Xbox One...
07:30 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Inside Amazon's quest to make a different kind of Echo
Of all the devices Amazon announced last fall, the one that got the most attention was the Echo Spot. A smaller, spherical version of the Echo Show, the Spot exuded an adorable style that was distinct...
07:23 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget 'PUBG' roadmap includes new maps and more stable gameplay
PlayerUnknown's BattleGrounds left beta this past December, adding a second map and instant replay feature to the 1.0 release, which also came to Xbox One in the same month. Since then, developer...
07:13 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Immerse yourself in Ready Player One with HTC's VR experiences
The upcoming Spielberg-directed nostalgia orgy Ready Player One depicts a run-down future where the only escape is diving into a fully immersive cyberspace. Soon, you'll be able to visit that dig...
07:00 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Study finds fake news spreads faster and further on Twitter than truth
There's been a lot of discussion about fake news, how it spreads on social networks and how it impacts behaviors like political decisions. But there hasn't really been an in-depth look into ...
06:37 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Snap lays off over 100 employees from its engineering team
For the second time this year, Snap is laying off employees. As the company confirmed to Recode, Snap plans to let go of over 120 engineers in the next few days, which is about 4 percent of its around...
06:28 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Google is trying to make its fast-loading web tech a standard
Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages have one main problem: they only work in a handful of places (mainly Google, Twitter, Bing and Baidu), which makes their fast-loading technology irrelevant every...
06:22 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Japan sanctions cryptocurrency exchanges amid illegal activity
Late last week, Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges started making (weak) moves to self-regulate. This week, Japan is cracking down on exchanges over what Reuters reports as a lack of "proper"...
06:00 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Hyperloop is edging closer to reality
Plenty has happened in the five years since Elon Musk first published his white paper on a system he called hyperloop. Since releasing that manifesto to the world, hundreds of people, and hundreds of ...
05:46 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Spotifys Amplify hub will highlight important issues with music
As part of the International Women's Day celebrations, Spotify announced a new feature called "Amplify." This hub will be a destination for topics from different communities, and will f...
05:28 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Trump spurns experts for his video game meeting
Donald Trump is hosting a meeting today, which, according to a White House spokesperson, has been set "to discuss violent video-game exposure and the correlation to aggression and desensitization...
05:00 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget See all the wild cars and concepts from the Geneva Motor Show
The Geneva Motor Show got 2018 off to a good start for car lovers, with an unusually large number of vehicle launches. We've already seen the more technical and electric models, like the Porsche ...
04:44 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Alexa can now play that song you heard but cant remember the name of
Sometimes you want to listen to a certain song but you can't quite remember what it's called. Other times you might just want to listen to some of your favorites that you haven't heard ...
04:29 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget The best ways to track your TV, music and reading habits
We've all done it: browsed friends' bookshelves, riffled through their vinyl collection or peeked through a stack of video games left in front of their TV. You can learn a lot about people b...
04:18 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Ubisoft is working on 'The Division 2'
Tom Clancy's The Division is getting a sequel. During today's "State of the Game" stream developers from Ubisoft announced that the team is working on The Division 2. Why a sequel ...
04:00 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget VR, AR and immersive projects are a bigger part of Tribeca this year
Art museums aren't the only ones delving into virtual reality, with Sundance debuting a slate of Oculus projects back in January. While the Tribeca Film Festival has included both art and cinema ...
03:29 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Jon Favreau will write a Star Wars live-action TV series
Disney has made it clear how important Star Wars is to its new streaming service; the company is producing a long-awaited live-action TV show set in a galaxy far far away as an exclusive. Today, Lucas...
03:21 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Chinas first space station will hit the Earths atmosphere soon
There's a space station in a decaying orbit. It's going to fall back to Earth. And we don't know where or when it will hit.No, this isn't the plot of a terrible action movie. The C...
03:00 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget YouTube TV will soon include MLBs streaming service
Baseball fans looking for a way out of cable TV's clutches might finally have their answer: MLB.tv is coming to YouTube TV. MLB and YouTube are expanding the partnership that began in 2017 to inc...
02:39 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Square's Cash app now supports direct deposits for paychecks
Square's Cash app now supports direct deposits for paychecks, which means it's one step closer to becoming a fully functional bank account, without actually being a bank account. Users just ...
02:17 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget PS4 Pro update finally makes more games look better on 1080p TVs
The latest PlayStation 4 software update is here, and it gives Pro consoles the ability to make games look better, even if you're playing on an older TV. PS4 version 5.50 comes with a supersampli...
02:17 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Every PS4 Pro game now supports supersampling for 1080p gamers
The latest PlayStation 4 software update is here, and it gives Pro consoles the ability to make games look better, even if you're playing on an older TV. PS4 version 5.50 comes with a supersampli...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget 'H1Z1' eSports league will stream solely on Facebook
H1Z1 has had to fight hard for time in the spotlight with PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite hanging around, but it might have a way of grabbing attention. Twin Galaxies' H1Z1 Pro L...
01:29 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Amazon may finally bring its full retail business to Brazil
In 2017, Amazon Brazil started allowing third-party sellers to list their items on the website. Apparently, though, that could've been just the beginning of the e-commerce titan's expansion ...
01:00 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus review: Excellent, not monumental
When my mom asked if she should upgrade from her Galaxy S8 to an S9, I struggled to find an answer. After spending about ten days with Samsung's latest flagship, I'm still torn. Besides the ...
12:15 pm -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Google is making it easier to download all your Chrome passwords
Chrome users will soon be able to export their saved passwords in a text file in just a couple of easy steps. It's never been an impossible task to do this, but it's been a more convoluted e...
11:41 am -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: What's next for Netflix, the future of Windows 10 S
Good Thursday morning! Is Alexa freaking you out with its creepy sudden laughing? There's a fix for that. Also: Notched displays are sticking around, and Netflix's plans include Snapchat-esq...
10:45 am -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick forms investment fund
Uber's controversial ex-chief has created an investment fund called 10100 to oversee both his for-profit and non-profit projects. Travis Kalanick has announced 101000 (pronounced "ten-one-hu...
10:01 am -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Oculus Rift headsets should work as normal again
If you own an Oculus Rift, good news: It should work as normal again. The Facebook-owned division was caught off guard yesterday when a number of headsets suddenly stopped working. The problem -- much...
09:30 am -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Sky VR's interactive museum visit deserves a bigger audience
Sir David Attenborough first lent his silky narrator's voice to the medium of VR when he teamed up with London's Natural History Museum for a special exhibit on the earth's prehistoric ...
08:53 am -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Microsoft explains how it will sell Windows 10 'S mode' now
Following up on an earlier tweet, Microsoft VP Joe Belfiore followed up with more details about the demise of Windows 10 S as a standalone product. Going forward, he explained, you'll see PCs wit...
04:57 am -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget MoviePass pulls 'unused app location' features from its iOS app
Two days after we started reporting on comments by MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe about his company tracking users after they leave the theater, there's an update for its iOS app. According to the note...
03:32 am -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Watch 'Stargate Origins' for free in VR starting March 8th
Want to (legally) watch Stargate Origins for free? If you splurged on a virtual reality headset, you can. MGM and Bigscreen have teamed up to screen the first two episodes of the sci-fi TV show for ...
01:48 am -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget California lawmaker introduces 'right to repair' bill
The Right to Repair Act is heading to the biggest tech corporations' home state. Lawmaker Susan Talamantes Eggman is introducing the bill in California, which is now 18th state in the country to ...
01:02 am -05 - Thu, March 8, 2018
Engadget Huawei's notch-infused P20 phone lineup leaks out
If there was any doubt that Huawei was about to embrace iPhone X-style notches in a big way, Evan Blass just removed it. The veteran leaker has posted press images of the entire P20 lineup (Lite, reg...
11:49 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Ford proposes remote drone-tracking system for the FAA
This week's FAA drone symposium had an unlikely panelist: Ford. The automaker has been working with the agency to figure out how to track UAVs since last year, but unlike dronemaker DJI's pr...
11:07 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget The Senate has its own insincere net neutrality bill
Now that the House of Representatives has floated a superficial net neutrality bill, it's the Senate's turn. Louisiana Senator John Kennedy has introduced a companion version of the Open Int...
10:24 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Netflix is bringing video previews to its mobile apps
A year after introducing video previews on its TV experience, Netflix is now planning to bring the feature to its mobile apps. The company announced today this will be rolling out in April, noting tha...
10:15 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Netflix isn't chasing the competition into sports or live TV
Fresh off of its Oscars win for Icarus, a documentary about Russia's doping epidemic in sports, Netflix held a press event at its Hollywood headquarters. There, inside a 280,000-square-foot, stat...
10:07 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Tidal's next exclusive concert pairs Deadmau5 with a symphony
Electronic musician Joel "Deadmau5" Zimmerman is stripping down his sound and adding string instruments to his army of synths for a Tidal-sponsored "Where's the drop?" concert...
09:45 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Volvos performance EV brand kicks off in Geneva
Volvo is flaunting its Polestar 1 to the public for the first time at the Geneva Motor Show. It will go 93 miles on a charge before the turbocharged gas engine kicks in, which will make it the longest...
09:13 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Juno gives us a look at whats happening beneath Jupiters surface
The Juno spacecraft has been orbiting Jupiter since 2016 and it has already provided us with a wealth of information about the gas giant. Today, four Nature papers describe new observations about Jupi...
08:50 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget SEC issues stern warning for potential cryptocurrency investors
The SEC has been zeroing in on cryptocurrency since the beginning of the year. The agency announced it would scrutinize companies generating hype by pivoting to crypto before delving deeper into initi...
08:26 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Google's productivity suite now shows who viewed your files
If you've ever worked on shared documents, you know the potential for confusion: a coworker may harangue you over an old file without realizing that you made changes hours ago. That shouldn'...
08:05 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget For the people in the back: Video games don't cause violence
Video games do not cause violent behavior. There is no scientific, consensus-backed research supporting the idea that playing video games -- even bloody, realistic shooters -- leads to real-life acts ...
07:48 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Alexa is randomly laughing, and it's creepy as hell
If you have an Alexa-powered device, you'd be forgiven for thinking it was haunted: users have been complaining that their devices would laugh randomly or simply refuse to do what they were asked...
07:48 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Alexa is randomly laughing, and it's creepy as hell (updated)
If you have an Alexa-powered device, you'd be forgiven for thinking it was haunted: users have been complaining that their devices would laugh randomly or simply refuse to do what they were asked...
07:35 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget You can now ask Cortana to check your Outlook email
Do you thrive on Outlook email, but wish you didn't have to stare at your PC or phone to catch new messages? You don't have to... if you have the right devices. Microsoft's Cortana as...
07:16 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Windows 10's next major update includes an AI platform
How important is AI to Microsoft? So important that it's making the technology a staple of its software. The company has revealed that the next big Windows 10 update will include an AI platform, ...
07:02 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget CBS plans more All Access shows to compete with Netflix
CBS plans to add more shows to its All Access streaming service in the next year in a bid to compete with Netflix and other providers. At an investor conference in Florida, COO Joseph Ianniello confir...
06:44 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Google Pixel 2 users can now save Motion Photos as GIFs
If you have a Google Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL, a fun new feature just went live on your phone. According to 9to5Google, you can now export your Motion Photos as GIFs....
06:31 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Sri Lanka cuts off access to social networks to curb violence
In an effort to curb extremist violence in Sri Lanka, government officials have ordered some social networks to shut down. ABC News' anonymous source says that the blockage affects Facebook, Inst...
06:31 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Sri Lanka cuts off access to social networks to curb violence (updated)
In an effort to curb extremist violence in Sri Lanka, government officials have ordered some social networks to shut down. ABC News' anonymous source says that the blockage affects Facebook, Inst...
06:17 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Trumps science and tech report focuses on deregulation
Today, the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) released a report on what it considers to be the Trump administration's achievements in advancing science and tech over the past year. &q...
06:00 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget First Android P beta adds full support for notched displays
It's March, and that means it's time for Google to release its first look at the next version of Android. As of today, developers can download the first version of Android P to last year...
05:46 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Oculus Rift headsets are offline following a software error
This morning, people around the world couldn't use their Oculus Rift VR headsets. System software couldn't "reach Oculus Runtime Service" according to error messages posted to the ...
05:46 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget BlackBerry's post-phone future includes IoT security
BlackBerry hasn't been shy about shifting its focus away from hardware and toward technologies you can find inside others' devices, such as self-driving cars and secure comms. If you need a...
05:30 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Giugiaro's supercar concept EV gives back to the power grid
The Giugiaro Sybilla is a bonkers concept EV with a fighter jet-like sliding canopy, gull-wing doors and screens everywhere, including the doors. But the vehicle from GFG Style, penned by auto design ...
05:26 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Samsung's massive 'The Wall' TV will be available in August
At a Samsung TV event this morning, the company announced that their massive 146-inch 4K TV made of MicroLED panels, aptly named 'The Wall,' will be available for consumers to buy this Augus...
05:15 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Hands-on with Samsung's 2018 QLED TVs
Samsung practically stole the show at CES with its massive 146-inch MicroLED TV, The Wall. But that's not something most people will be able to afford. That's where the company's mainst...
05:15 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Our first look at Samsung's 2018 QLED TVs
Samsung practically stole the show at CES with its massive 146-inch MicroLED TV, The Wall. But that's not something most people will be able to afford. That's where the company's mainst...
05:00 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Leave video voicemail for your unanswered Google Duo calls
Google's Duo app is making it possible to leave more than just a voice mail when it isn't enough. The big G's app now allows you to record 30-second video messages when the person you&#...
04:30 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Netflix is taking a wait-and-see approach to virtual reality
Netflix was one of the first video-streaming services to adopt VR in 2015, when it introduced a 360-degree app that let users step into a virtual room to watch movies or TV shows on a Gear VR. Then, a...
04:00 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Samsung spills some details on its 2018 QLED TV lineup
Sure, Samsung showed off its MicroLED wall and 8K consumer TV at CES this year, but what about TVs for the rest of us? Those details were scant in Las Vegas, but now the company is ready to talk about...
03:46 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Russians used fake social accounts to gather Americans' personal data
It appears as though Russian interest in America and our political landscape wasn't limited to ads and bots. According to The Wall Street Journal, the country's influence campaign extended t...
03:27 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Amazon extends discounted Prime memberships to Medicaid recipients
Amazon announced today that recipients of Medicaid can now get reduced monthly Prime memberships. Individuals with a valid Medicaid card will be able to sign up for $6 per month, less than half of the...
02:14 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Microsoft confirms S Mode will replace Windows 10 S
This week, Microsoft VP Joe Belfiore confirmed the rumor that Windows 10 S would no longer be standalone software. Instead, users will be able to access the platform as a "mode" within exist...
01:45 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Nickelodeon will use VR and AR to keep kids off Netflix and YouTube
Nickelodeon has announced an explosion of content for the 2018-2019 season in a bid to keep easily-distracted kids watching the network. More than 800 brand new episodes of new and returning series wi...
01:00 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Facebook adds video chat to its lightweight Messenger app
Microsoft isn't the only one making video chat more accessible in its messaging app. Facebook is rolling out an update to Messenger Lite for Android that brings video chats to those with lower-en...
12:45 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Google's AI scans and tags millions of 'Life' magazine photos
Google is pretty big on art. Its technology has turned clumsy doodles into masterpieces, transformed smartphones into virtual exhibitions and, in a move that caused momentary internet hysteria, helped...
12:15 pm -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget EFF: Geek Squad has been working with the FBI for a decade
When the defense in a California doctor's child pornography case accused the FBI of paying Geek Squad's crew to look for evidence in the defendant's computer, Best Buy denied it enjoys ...
11:30 am -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: BlackBerry sues Facebook
Welcome to the middle. Dyson's range of vacuums are going cordless, Porsche unveils a speedy Tesla Model X rival and BlackBerry decides to sue Facebook, all of a sudden....
10:35 am -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget 'State of Decay 2' brings a zombie horde to Xbox on May 22nd
Just when you thought you were safe, it's time to fight for survival again. State of Decay 2 is coming on May 22nd, and it's bringing a zombie invasion the likes of which players have never ...
08:30 am -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget MoviePass can't answer important location tracking questions
Yesterday it surfaced that MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe said -- during a presentation called "Data is the New Oil: How Will MoviePass Monetize It?" -- that his company could watch how subscriber...
04:29 am -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Ubers self-driving trucks are making deliveries in Arizona
Uber announced today that its self-driving trucks have been operating in Arizona for the last couple of months. The company said it has two main transfer hubs in Sanders and Topock, but other than tha...
02:59 am -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Organizer of disastrous Fyre Festival admits he misled investors
Billy McFarland has admitted that he forged documents and lied to investors to convince them to pour a total of $26 million into his company and the now infamous Fyre Festival. He was arrested last ye...
02:02 am -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget White House wants to let law enforcement disable civilian drones
The White House is gearing up to request that law enforcement and security agencies be allowed to track and shoot down civilian drones, Bloomberg reported. An official told the publication that the ef...
01:05 am -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Google brings voice calling to Home speakers in the UK
It's taken a while, but finally Google Home speakers in the UK can be used to make hands-free voice calls. The feature was announced at Google I/O 2017 and introduced in the US last August. Brits...
12:51 am -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Honda's Urban EV pre-orders start in early 2019
Honda said it wanted to sell its Urban EV Concept sometime in 2019, and now it's official. The automaker has announced that it will start taking orders for a production version of the tiny retro...
12:04 am -05 - Wed, March 7, 2018
Engadget Pepe The Frogs creator sues Infowars for copyright infringement
Despite artist Matt Furie's attempts to reclaim his Pepe The Frog character from neo-Nazis, his cartoon is still being used by the far-right. He created Pepe in the early 2000s and has described ...
11:12 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Google Lens is now available for some non-Pixel Android phones
Google Lens is making it way from the Pixel to Android devices and iPhones alike starting today. In a roundabout way, that is. The AI-powered photo analyzing app will live inside Assistant in Google P...
11:12 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Google Lens is now available for non-Pixel Android phones
Google Lens is making it way from the Pixel to Android devices and iPhones alike starting today. In a roundabout way, that is. The AI-powered photo analyzing app will live inside Assistant in Google P...
10:56 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Even Merriam-Webster realizes the world is a dumpster fire
Every year, the vocabulary druids at Merriam-Webster decide which words bubbling to the top of the cultural consensus should be immortalized forever in its dictionary. In early 2017, the list of over ...
10:41 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Google is helping US military train AI to study drone footage
The US military's Project Maven is getting some help using AI to interpret drone footage from a not-entirely-unexpected source: Google. The company has confirmed a Gizmodo report that it's...
09:41 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Intel is funding the future of large-scale VR environments
If you've donned a VR headset and immersed yourself in a proper virtual reality 'experience,' you might have seen chills, thrills, and...not too many people at once. Today, Intel releas...
09:20 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Indie brawler 'Way of the Passive Fist' is out now on Steam and PS4
If you love stylish, '90s-style 2D side-scrolling brawlers like Golden Axe or Aztez, you'll dig the debut release from Household Games, a new studio made up of DrinkBox Studios, Queasy Games...
08:56 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget FDA greenlights 23andMe's direct-to-consumer cancer risk test
Cancer screening isn't all that accessible -- you typically need an obvious genetic background that suggests you're at risk, which doesn't help if you slip between those cracks. You sho...
08:28 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Apple will stop accepting iTunes LP submissions this month
Back in 2009, iTunes 9 offered a way for artists and labels to pack in extra album material like art, videos and bonus tracks. Earlier on Tuesday morning, Metro found a leaked Apple document that spel...
08:01 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget LGs AI-enabled OLED TVs go on sale this month
LG has announced pricing for its 2018 TV lineup. It includes nine new AI-enabled OLED TV models and seven AI-enabled Super UHD TV models, each coming with LG's ThinQ AI technology. The OLED line ...
07:35 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Dyson's latest fans can purify air without blowing at you
In addition to its Cyclone V10 cordless vacuum, today Dyson also unveiled its updated air-purifying fans. The new Pure Cool tower fan (TP04) and desktop fan (DP04) models may look familiar from afar, ...
07:16 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget FCC proposes $954 million to restore Puerto Rico's telecom networks
The FCC is ready to do more to help Hurricane Maria victims beyond a task force and short-term cash infusions. Chairman Ajit Pai has proposed spending a total of $954 million to both fix and expand te...
06:57 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Gboard for Android now supports Chinese and Korean
Google announced today that Gboard for Android is getting a handful of new languages including Korean and both traditional and simplified Chinese. The company said that those have been the most reques...
06:38 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Audi gives Airbus' flying taxi concept a stylish makeover
Did you think Airbus' Pop.Up flying taxi concept was a little drab? So did Audi. It teamed up with Airbus and Italdesign to unveil Pop.Up Next, a reworked version of the two-seat autonomous veh...
06:25 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget BlackBerry sues Facebook for violating messaging patents
BlackBerry has filed a lawsuit against Facebook for infringing the patent on its messaging technology in a Los Angeles Federal Court, according to a Reuters report. The lawsuit calls out Facebook, Wha...
06:19 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Amazon taps 'BoJack Horseman' duo for new animated series
Amazon hasn't had much of an answer to Netflix's numerous animated shows, but that should change in the near future -- and it's even 'borrowing' from Netflix in the process. T...
05:58 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Sonys latest PS4 Pro bundle is an ode to God of War
If you were a fan of the original God of War, then chances are you're pretty hyped about the reboot. If you're planning on playing the Sony-exclusive game but haven't picked up a PS4 ye...
05:37 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget The $375 'Inside' special edition features a RealDoll 'creation'
Iam8bit, purveyors of gaming soundtracks on vinyl and other cool tchockes, is teaming up with RealDoll and developer Playdead for its next project. Details for the Inside special edition are scarce, b...
05:16 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Mercedes' futuristic headlights are no longer just a concept
Mercedes has been testing smarter headlights, and now it appears they're no longer just a concept. Daimler announced today that these futuristic headlamps will be available in top of the line Mer...
04:55 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Alexa can now stream music from Deezer
Deezer has been rapidly expanding its footprint, from the devices it's available on to adding voice control. Now it's adding Alexa to the mix. Not only is Deezer voice control available on A...
04:34 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Amazon expands Whole Foods delivery to Atlanta and San Francisco
Last month, Amazon launched its Whole Foods delivery service, allowing Prime members in some Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas and Virginia Beach neighborhoods to order Whole Foods groceries through Prime No...
04:13 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget 'Luke Cage' season two premieres June 22nd
Jessica Jones isn't the only streaming Marvel show getting a long due follow-up. Netflix has posted a teaser clip confirming that Luke Cage's second season will premiere on June 22nd. The vi...
04:00 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Engadget giveaway: Win a pair of Sonos One speakers courtesy of TurboTax!
It's that time of year again: Tax season! But don't fret, with all the intelligent services being offered now, there's less to worry about than ever. The Intuit TurboTax app and web int...
03:49 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Netflix's 'Lost in Space' doesn't look like the show you remember
Netflix has released the first full trailer for its Lost in Space remake, and it definitely isn't a retread of the 1960s TV show... or the 1998 movie, for that matter. While the core premise rem...
03:35 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Washington is the first state to pass its own net neutrality law
Net neutrality is safe in Washington. Governor Jay Inslee has signed House Bill 2282 into law, which will expressly protect the state's residents from the rollbacks the FCC passed in December. Th...
03:08 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Dyson to go all cordless with vacuums, starting with the Cyclone V10
Between the DC30 from 2009 and the more recent V8 series, Dyson's handheld vacuum cleaners have barely changed on the outside, so color us surprised when Sir James whipped out a very different-lo...
02:51 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Rimac unveils the 1,900 HP Concept Two electric hypercar
After a shadowy tease, Rimac has unveiled the Concept Two, a hypercar EV with an off-the-wall crazy 1,914 horsepower. That's about 500 more than pundits were expecting, and will accelerate it to ...
02:41 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Jaguars all-electric SUV will start at $69,500 in the US
Pre-orders for the Jaguar I-PACE may have been available starting March 1st, but there was a problem: We didn't actually know how much the electric crossover SUV would actually cost in the US. Ja...
02:20 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Toyota will stop selling diesel cars in Europe this year
You can officially add Toyota to the list of manufacturers dropping diesel from their passenger car lineups. The brand has confirmed that it's phasing out diesel passenger vehicles in Europe over...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Comcast increases Xfinity internet speeds across the northeast
If you're an Xfinity internet customer in the northeast, it might be worth running a speed test. Comcast just announced that it's bumping download speeds for internet users in a total of 14 ...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Segway's Loomo is the robotic hoverboard nobody asked for
Hoverboards are ridiculous. They serve no purpose other than signaling that your laziness is only outpaced by your willingness to spend disposable income on fad gadgets. But if you insist on being pig...
01:15 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget ESA's air-breathing thrusters help keep satellites alive longer
Satellites could soon remain in orbit for years on end thanks to new technology that turns air molecules into propellant. A European Space Agency (ESA) team has developed an electric thruster that col...
12:29 pm -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Google backs its Bristlecone chip to crack quantum computing
Like every other major tech company, Google has designs on being the first to achieve quantum supremacy -- the point where a quantum computer could run particular algorithms faster than a classical co...
11:55 am -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Google adds Disney parks to Street View
Last year Google revamped its Street View cameras to help us better map the real world, now it's taken the technology to a much more magical land. From today, you'll be able to explore insid...
11:47 am -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: A different 'House of Cards'
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to Tuesday! Is the future of transportation a front-loading car that drives itself? Renault hopes so, and that's just the start of the (actual) excite...
11:29 am -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Aston Martin's luxury EV concept comes with a concierge
The art of burning fuel seems like it would be infra dig, or beneath the upper-class folks who regularly tool around in an Aston Martin. That's why the maker turned up to the Geneva Motor Show wi...
11:01 am -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Audi put 250 camouflaged e-tron prototypes on Genevas roads
While we patiently wait for Audi to unveil the production version of the upcoming e-tron SUV, the automaker has decided to flood the roads of Geneva with camouflaged prototypes. The company also showe...
10:01 am -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Hyundais Le Fil Rouge concept is the future of the automakers design
Not to be left behind in the concept car parade of the Geneva Motor Show, Hyundai unveiled its Le Fil Rouge EV concept. It's bigger than you would expect from the Korean automaker, but also prett...
09:15 am -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Porsche unveils its insanely fast Tesla Model X rival
Porsche continues to target Tesla. After taking a swipe at the Model S, X and 3 maker last week, the German automaker just surprised us in Geneva with the Mission E Cross Turismo SUV (even though Pors...
08:15 am -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Renaults EZ-GO electric car is ridesharing for the masses
Renault has managed to outdo the craziness of the Mercedes F 015 concept with its own driverless concept electric car, the EZ-GO. Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, it's a Level 4 autonomous urba...
08:00 am -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Nissans debut Formula E design is inspired by the Doppler effect
It's hard to believe that Nissan, which sold more EVs last year than Tesla and every other automaker, has yet to race in Formula E. However, Nissan announced late last year that it would become t...
06:10 am -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Apple's Spike Jonze-directed HomePod ad makes lofty promises
Silly us. We worried that Apple's HomePod could fall behind because Siri isn't quite as capable as competing virtual assistants. As the just-debuted HomePod advertisement helpfully illustrat...
05:28 am -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget China's tests for a global satellite network will start this year
Last month SpaceX launched a couple of satellites to test plans for a global internet provider (you can watch another non-internet satellite launch tonight), and now the China Aerospace Science and In...
04:27 am -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget AMD's eSports push improves performance in 'PUBG' and 'Dota 2'
As AMD seeks to remain competitive in the PC gaming hardware space, it's focusing on optimizing performance for some of the most popular eSports titles around, including Overwatch, Dota 2 and Pla...
03:33 am -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Ubisoft clamps down on 'Rainbow Six: Siege' hate speech
It's not just Blizzard taking more aggressive steps to fight toxic behavior. Ubisoft has revealed that it's implementing an upgraded system for banning players who use hate speech in Rainbo...
02:40 am -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Tangled 'particle' helps scientists model rare ball lightning
Ball lightning (those bright spheres of light during some thunderstorms) remains mysterious despite decades of study. But how are you supposed to get a better look at it in a lab? Researchers might ...
01:58 am -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget Six more tech companies join fight to save net neutrality
Opposition to the FCC's repeal of net neutrality grew this week, as six more tech companies filed suit against it. Etsy, Kickstarter, Foursquare, Shutterstock, Automattic and Expa petitioned the ...
01:25 am -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'Jessica Jones,' 'Darwin Project' and 'Lady Bird'
This week we double up on Marvel releases as Thor: Ragnarok is available on Blu-ray (in 4K and HDR), and Netflix premieres season two of its Jessica Jones series. For gamers Life is Strange: Before th...
12:10 am -05 - Tue, March 6, 2018
Engadget MoviePass CEO: 'we watch how you drive from home to the movies'
MoviePass' approach to gathering viewer data might raise eyebrows. According to Media Play News, CEO Mitch Lowe told those at a business forum that the movie subscription service's app not ...
11:44 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Amazons NFL series returns for a third season April 27th
Amazon's sports documentary series All or Nothing is coming back next month for a third season and this time it follows the Dallas Cowboys. The eight-episode season starts off on a handful of pos...
11:13 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Reddit users unknowingly shared Russian propaganda during US election
While Facebook and Twitter have continued to delve into how Russian groups used their platforms to influence the last US presidential election, we haven't heard much from Reddit about the issue. ...
10:46 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Bentley's first plug-in hybrid is an ultra-luxurious SUV
Bentley has been promising a hybrid version of its Bentayga SUV for over 3 years, and it's finally here... although you might not want to pat yourself on the back if you buy one. The simply-titl...
10:31 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget 'Life is Strange: Before the Storm' ends with 'Farewell' DLC episode
If looking for more nostalgic content from episodic prequel Life is Strange: Before the Storm, you're in luck. A new bonus episode, titled "Farewell," is available now on Xbox One, Play...
10:07 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Trump will meet with video game industry leaders on March 8th
After a little bit of back and forth, it appears that the White House's meeting with the video game industry is on. At today's press briefing, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sand...
09:28 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Google makes it easier to search from the comforts of iMessage
GBoard is great for accessing Google without leaving iMessage, but, unless you're already using it as your default keyboard, switching back and forth is clunky. That should change with today'...
08:58 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Walmart is making its own meal kits in some stores
Walmart isn't content to sell third-party meal kits in its bid to take on Amazon and Blue Apron. It's launching its own line of kits that will give you a meal for two without hunting down an...
08:27 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Waze Carpool users can now choose who they ride with
Waze just updated its Carpool app, giving drivers and riders more control over who they'll be sharing a ride with. If you're not familiar with the app, Waze Carpool sets up drivers and rider...
08:06 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Volkswagens I.D. Vizzion EV is all about a customized ride
Volkswagen's I.D. platform just got its flagship product, the Vizzion. The electric vehicle will have a range of about 370 miles (600 kilometers) via a 111kWh battery pack, two motors for all-whe...
07:51 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Tencent lets parents reward kids' good grades with game time
If you grew up with video games as a kid, you probably struck a deal with your parents: pass a school test with flying colors and you can play more. Tencent wants to formalize those arrangements. Ch...
07:30 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget MWC 2018 teased a 5G-powered world thats so close to being real
Before packing my bags for Spain, I took stock of my inbox for MWC meeting requests. A quick search showed I had more than 100 emails about 5G. "Solutions for cloud-based 5G infrastructures,"...
07:16 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Uber considers Waymo partnership following lawsuit
Now that Waymo's long-running lawsuit against Uber is finally settled, the two companies are free to cozy up to a possible partnership. According to a report at The Information, Uber executives, ...
07:01 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Facebook expands breaking news label to more publishers
Facebook began testing a "breaking news" label for developing stories back in November, and now the social network is expanding the option to more publishers. Starting this week, the company...
06:42 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Roland's TR-8S mashes all your favorite 80s drum machines together
In the 80s, Roland drum machines were at the epicenter of hip hop, house, techno, acid house and other music genres. The 808, 909, 707, and 606 helped create the beats of some of your favorite songs. ...
06:19 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Netflix renews 'Black Mirror' for fifth season
Would it surprise you to hear that Netflix's Black Mirror series is popular enough to justify more episodes? No? Well, we're going to let you know regardless: Netflix has confirmed that Char...
06:03 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Nintendo says Switch play time data hasnt been deleted
Last week, Switch users began to notice that their activity log data had reset and play time from before March 3rd had been deleted. A number of Redditors reported the loss of play time data while a f...
06:00 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget What to expect from the Geneva Motor Show
The city of Geneva, Switzerland is about to become of the center of the automotive universe. Automakers from all over the world are descending upon the city to unveil their latest vehicles and Engadge...
05:47 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Google sells restaurant review service Zagat
Google bought Zagat in 2011 with hopes of offering definitive restaurant reviews in its search results, but that dream is ending quietly. True to the rumors, Google has sold Zagat to The Infatuation,...
05:31 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Pizza Hut's latest pizza-ordering shoes can also pause your TV
If you're one of the many people who is bummed because your shoes can't order pizza for you, boy do we have some news for you. Pizza Hut is bringing back its Pie Tops sneakers, which can ord...
05:17 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Microsoft is reportedly testing Cortana in Outlook mobile
Microsoft is reportedly testing an integration of Cortana and Outlook mobile. Sources told The Verge that the company is working on a version of Outlook for iOS and Android that has Cortana built righ...
05:02 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Netflix will let parents block individual movies and shows
Netflix announced today that it will soon be rolling out a new tool for parents. Already, parents can manage what their kids watch by putting all content above a particular maturity level behind a PIN...
04:46 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Xiaomi aims to sell smartphones in the US by the end of this year
Xiaomi has long wanted to sell smartphones in the US, but there has always been something holding it back: overstretched resources, the challenges of making US-friendly devices, you name it. However,...
04:30 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV
It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may ...
04:18 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Pennsylvania sues Uber over 2016 data breach
Uber may be trying to clean up its image with new services like Uber Health, but its past mistakes keep coming back to haunt it. Back in 2016, Uber was the target of a cyberattack, which exposed the p...
03:52 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Spotify cracks down on free users that steal Premium service
Spotify may have 159 million active users, but only 71 million of those are paid subscribers. It makes sense that the company would want to maximize the number of paying customers, especially in light...
03:28 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Facebook asked users if it's okay for adults to sexually harass kids
Facebook is no stranger to blunders and it just added another to its running list. The Guardian reports that the company asked some of its users to take a survey over the weekend, with questions delvi...
02:32 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Amazon might introduce its own branded checking accounts
It turns out that healthcare may not be the only new sector that Amazon is venturing into. According to The Wall Street Journal, the online retail giant is in talks with J.P. Morgan to building a prod...
01:29 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Harvard researchers make better, smarter walking aids
Humans don't all look, talk, or walk the same, with us shifting our weight and style in order to save much energy as possible. This adaptability is a problem for researchers who want to build ass...
12:28 pm -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget House of Cards teaser shows Claire Underwood taking charge
The sixth and final season of House of Cards doesn't hit screens until the fall of this year, but Netflix is already building the hype. The streaming service has dropped the first teaser for the ...
11:29 am -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Cheaper MacBook hopes and dreams
Hey, good morning!Welcome back. MWC has wrapped up, but now Engadget is already preparing for what's next: a trip from Spain to Switzerland for the Geneva Auto Show. Insert obligatory engine nois...
09:58 am -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget UK to let Brits tear up broadband contracts over slow speeds
There are so many factors that can affect home broadband speeds, the "up to" figures providers like to throw around are tantamount to guesswork. UK telecoms regulator Ofcom isn't a grea...
06:14 am -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Skype is now optimized for lower-end Android phones
It's not just Facebook and Google trimming apps to help them run on lower-end smartphones. Microsoft is rolling out a new version of Skype for Android that reduces the memory and storage demands...
05:10 am -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Levi's uses lasers to give your jeans an eco-friendly finish
You may like the thought of jeans with a worn-in finish, but that look frequently comes at a steep cost. It not only takes a long time to finish jeans (two to three pairs per hour), it frequently inv...
04:16 am -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget Netflix wins an Oscar for sports doping documentary 'Icarus'
Netflix didn't take home any Oscars for its critically beloved film, Mudbound, but it did get a win for Icarus, an explosive documentary about the Russian sports doping scandal. The doc, directed...
02:34 am -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget 'StarCraft' 20th anniversary brings freebies and a short film
Blizzard is keeping up its habit of marking the anniversaries of major games. The original StarCraft is turning 20 on March 31st, and the studio is promising a slew of extras across its games to mark...
01:02 am -05 - Mon, March 5, 2018
Engadget HTC U12 leak points to the return of dual rear cameras
HTC said it would return to dual rear cameras in 2018, and we now have an idea as to when that might happen. LlabTooFer, a historically accurate source of HTC-related leaks, has posted what's cl...
11:28 pm -05 - Sun, March 4, 2018
Engadget EU details its taxes on tech companies' revenue
The European Union has vowed to counter tech companies' tax maneuvers by targeting their revenue, and it's now clearer just what that will involve. In an interview with Le Journal du Dimanch...
10:03 pm -05 - Sun, March 4, 2018
Engadget Medics may slow biological time to save soldiers' lives
Battlefield medics frequently only have a brief window of opportunity to treat an injury before it's fatal or causes permanent disabilities, and it's frequently so fleeting that there's...
08:31 pm -05 - Sun, March 4, 2018
Engadget Cuba's 'sonic attacks' may have been a side-effect of spying
Remember those 'sonic attacks' against the American and Canadian embassies last summer, making staff queasy and raising all kinds of questions as to what happened? There might have an answe...
07:02 pm -05 - Sun, March 4, 2018
Engadget Advertisers pull out of InfoWars' YouTube channels
Brands are once again beating a hasty retreat after learning that they were running ads on objectionable YouTube channels. Several big brands (including Acer, Alibaba, Fox, Nike and Paramount) have ...
05:30 pm -05 - Sun, March 4, 2018
Engadget The best photo inkjet printer
By Amadou DialloThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its...
04:00 pm -05 - Sun, March 4, 2018
Engadget After Math: Internet flame war
As the president sets the stage for a showdown with the video game industry over school safety (since it's the games that are the real problem, not the guns, nope nope nope), small scale skirmish...
02:30 pm -05 - Sun, March 4, 2018
Engadget Here's what you missed at MWC 2018
This year's Mobile World Congress has been strangely quiet. Despite Samsung's return to the event to launch its latest flagship phones and Google unveiling new Android Go devices, the conven...
12:01 pm -05 - Sun, March 4, 2018
Engadget VW's Seat unveils the first fully electric touring-class race car
You've seen electric Formula cars, Le Mans racers and even a Pikes Peak machine, but there's still room for more firsts in EV racing. VW's Seat brand has unveiled the Cupra e-Racer, whi...
08:29 am -05 - Sun, March 4, 2018
Engadget LTE security holes could lead to fake emergency alerts
Vulnerabilities in cellular network technology definitely aren't things of the past. Researchers at Purdue and the University of Iowa have outlined exploits in LTE protocols that would let intru...
04:35 am -05 - Sun, March 4, 2018
Engadget Amazon offers free sound effects to Alexa skill creators
Amazon is making it easier for developers to add a variety of sound effects to their Alexa skills. The tech giant has launched a library full of built-in audio clips people can use to add -- in Amazon...
03:03 am -05 - Sun, March 4, 2018
Engadget Porsche starts work on flying passenger drones
You might have to cross another item off of the list of things you never thought Porsche would do. Automobilwoche has claimed that Porsche is developing passenger drones, and is close to showing off ...
01:32 am -05 - Sun, March 4, 2018
Engadget Apple might offer lower-cost MacBook Air in spring
Apple has left the MacBook Air mostly untouched for years, including its price. Ever since the 11-inch model disappeared in 2016, you've been looking at $999 or more for Apple's 'start...
11:59 pm -05 - Sat, March 3, 2018
Engadget Google may launch Android P's developer preview in mid-March
You might see a glimpse of Google's next mobile platform very, very soon. Evan Blass, a well-known source of tech leaks, has tweeted that Mountain View is targeting a mid-month release for Androi...
10:31 pm -05 - Sat, March 3, 2018
Engadget FIFA rulemakers approve the use of video referees
Like it or not, video assistant referees are about to become a mainstay of the beautiful game. The International Football Association Board, which sets rules for FIFA as well as UK associations, has ...
08:58 pm -05 - Sat, March 3, 2018
Engadget Pornhub's owner reveals its age verification tool for the UK
Pornhub owner Mindgeek has unveiled what might become the default gatekeeping tool for porn in the UK. AgeID will ask porn site visitors to create an encrypted login that verifies their age across any...
07:30 pm -05 - Sat, March 3, 2018
Engadget Recommended Reading: The dark past of Jessica Jones
The creator of 'Jessica Jones' serves up a dark mirror for our momentJoy Press,The New York TimesJessica Jones returns to Netflix in less than a week, and thanks to a couple of trailers, we ...
06:00 pm -05 - Sat, March 3, 2018
Engadget These are a few of our favorite things (from MWC 2018)
Mobile World Congress 2018 has finally come to a close, and while this year felt more low-key than usual, there was still plenty to see and appreciate on the show floor. Samsung was here in full-force...
04:29 pm -05 - Sat, March 3, 2018
Engadget Mazda rotary engine returning in 2019 as EV range extender, exec says
It seems that a range-extended Mazda electric car with a rotary engine is for real, and coming sooner than expected. An automotive news outlet from the Netherlands called AutoRAI spoke with Mazda'...
03:00 pm -05 - Sat, March 3, 2018
Engadget For this iPhone clone maker, it's all about survival
A Chinese company called Leagoo made headlines at MWC for showing off its S9, a cheap Android phone that looks like an iPhone X and swiped Samsung's flagship name. These kinds of clones have been...
01:00 pm -05 - Sat, March 3, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to the weekend! It's the perfect time to catch up on everything from Mobile World Congress along with Friday's big news stories. An AWS outage kn...
07:25 am -05 - Sat, March 3, 2018
Engadget Google tiff brings an end to Amazon selling Nest products
Amazon and Google probably won't kiss and make up anytime soon. According to Business Insider, Amazon's retail team told Nest on a call that the e-commerce website won't be listing the ...
04:52 am -05 - Sat, March 3, 2018
Engadget MoviePass blackouts and anti-fraud tests upset some customers
As MoviePass continues to grow its subscriber base, the all-you-can-watch theater card has upset some customers with a pair of recent moves. This week customers complain that they've seen many sh...
02:29 am -05 - Sat, March 3, 2018
Engadget UK and Australia are monitoring their domains with Have I Been Pwned
A lot of people have used Troy Hunt's Have I Been Pwned to see if their email addresses are attached to any services that have experienced data breaches. Large organizations can also use it to se...
01:27 am -05 - Sat, March 3, 2018
Engadget YouTube is replacing the green screen with an AI tool
Google is bringing pro-level video-editing techniques to your phone. The search juggernaut is using AI and machine learning (naturally) to make replacing the background of video you take as easy as ad...
12:29 am -05 - Sat, March 3, 2018
Engadget Comcast xFi customers get push notifications for WiFi activity
Comcast is introducing a new feature for its Xfinity xFi customers. Starting this week, users will receive a push notification anytime there is a change in their network. That means that if your child...
11:25 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Apple hires another Sony TV exec to boost its streaming efforts
Apple sure likes to use Sony's TV wing as a talent pool for its streaming video team &mdash; it just lured away another executive. Angelica Guerra, Sony Pictures Television's production ...
11:02 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Arizona no longer requires safety drivers in autonomous vehicles
Arizona will now allow self-driving cars to operate in the state without a safety driver behind the wheel. Governor Doug Ducey signed an executive order this week making it legal for these vehicles to...
10:39 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Twitch clarifies its updated guidelines in new FAQ
Last month, Twitch announced that it would be updating its community guidelines in order to clarify its policies on harassment, hate speech and sexual content. But while they were initially set to go ...
10:21 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Lego will soon make bricks out of sugarcane bioplastics
Over the next few years, select Lego pieces will start being made with plant-derived materials as part of the company's pledge to create more sustainable products. Parts resembling leaves, bushes...
10:02 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Japan's cryptocurrency exchanges plan self-regulating committee
Government-registered cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan are setting up a self-regulation body in the region. The move, Reuters reports, is an effort to legitimize and establish trust in the area follo...
09:45 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget How 'sex trafficking' just opened the censorship floodgates
In a 388 to 25 vote Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed legislation that makes websites criminally responsible if they can be seen as facilitating sex work. It still needs to get through the ...
09:29 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Facebook orders Kim Kardashian West's celebrity pranking show
Facebook has ordered a series by Kim Kardashian-West where kids prank their famous celebrity parents. But given that it's a live, unscripted show, those watching it on the social media platform m...
09:12 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget The UK is getting an all-game show streaming service
There are quite a few subscription video on demand services out there these days and there's about to be one more. A trio of media execs have come together to form InQuisiTiVe Media and will soon...
09:00 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget The best baby monitor
By Harry Sawyers, Sarah Kovac, Winnie YangThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate co...
08:51 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget YouTube is being sued for reverse discrimination
YouTube is being sued by one of its former employees, who claims that the company stopped hiring white and Asian men for technical positions. The Wall Street Journal reports that the reasons behind th...
08:51 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Ex-recruiter's lawsuit alleges hiring bias at YouTube
YouTube is being sued by one of its former employees, who claims that the company stopped hiring white and Asian men for technical positions. The Wall Street Journal reports that the reasons behind th...
08:42 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Alexa lost its voice... for real this time
Has Alexa been giving you the cold shoulder recently? You're far from the only one. Outages in Amazon's cloud services muted the voice assistant for many people on March 2nd, producing error...
08:28 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Snap may release two new pairs of Spectacles soon
Snap's camera-adorned Spectacles were never going to be a huge seller; rather, they represented the company's first dip into hardware. Still, they sold less than expected, with reports claim...
06:31 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Testing the Galaxy S9 on a night out in Barcelona
The Galaxy S9 and S9+ didn't bring revolutionary changes to the table, but promised a "reimagined" camera that's supposed to change the way we use our mobile shooters. Most of the ...
04:00 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Add a luxury Volvo to your list of monthly subscriptions
When Volvo introduced the smallest member of its SUV line, the XC40, it wasn't the car that got all the attention. It was how the Swedish automaker planned on leasing it. With Care by Volvo, woul...
03:00 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget The Rylo 360-degree video camera now works with Android
Rylo is one of a handful of 360-degree cameras that only requires an editing suite as big as your smartphone. Much like the cheaper Insta360 One and more expensive GoPro Fusion, Rylo's companion ...
03:00 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget 'Far Cry 5' is deeper than you think
Far Cry 5 is the most socially relevant game in the series yet. This is the first time Ubisoft has brought the open world franchise to America -- specifically, to the wilderness of Montana. But it...
02:27 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget ESA hasn't received an invite to discuss video games with Trump
Yesterday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders claimed that President Trump was planning to meet with "members of the video game industry" to discuss violence in video games and how it...
02:19 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Amazon faces criticism for being 'complicit' with counterfeiters
Amazon pledged to tackle counterfeiting in 2017, but its lax policies are still hurting inventors and small companies, one supplier says. In a blog post, Elevation Lab founder Casey Hopkins wrote that...
02:18 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget ESA hasn't received an invite to discuss video games with Trump
Yesterday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders claimed that President Trump was planning to meet with "members of the video game industry" to discuss violence in video games and how it...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Dell XPS 13 review (2018): Still the best Windows laptop
There's a reason we've heaped praise on Dell's XPS notebooks over the past few years. They've always been gorgeous and capable machines, with near bezel-less screens that other com...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Testing LG V30S ThinQ's hit-or-miss camera tricks
The LG V30S ThinQ isn't a completely new phone, but there are enough new goodies to warrant taking another look at its camera, ahead of a deeper dive on the phone in its entirety. We know it has ...
01:35 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Toyota is forming a $2.8-billion company for self-driving research
Toyota's autonomous vehicle dreams are too big to contain, so it's establishing a new company to speed up its technology's development. The automaker has teamed up with fellow Japanese ...
01:02 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget RED and Sharp team up on 8K monitor technology
Cinema camera company RED is working with Sharp on new 8K technology, according to Phil Holland, a cinematographer who works closely with RED. He has been testing an unreleased, prototype 70-inch 8K T...
12:05 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget GM expands Maven Gig into Austin with all-electric rental fleet
General Motors' Zipcar-style service Maven is expanding into Austin, Texas with its first all-electric fleet. From today, Austinites who want to get their side hustle on will have access to one o...
12:00 pm -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Cyberdyne's therapeutic cyborg legs arrive in the US
While we're still a ways away from a proper Aliens-esque Power Loader, our enhanced exo-suit future is already upon us. The HAL (that's Hybrid Assistive Limb, not the murderous space AI) fro...
11:00 am -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Tesla Model 3 review
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We're still not done with Mobile World Congress, and the show has a few surprises left -- like LG's G7. But first, it's time to take a ride in the M...
10:20 am -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Google Song Maker adds a music suite to your browser
Google loves using sequencers as a way of teaching folks how to make music, and it's a neat toy to put on its homepage every now and again. The repository for all of these experiments is Chrome M...
08:45 am -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Hidden Instagram code hints at voice and video call feature
Instagram might be able to offer everything you need to keep in touch with friends in the future. TechCrunch has discovered hidden codes and icons for "Call" and "Video Call" in th...
06:14 am -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Survival arena brawler 'Darwin Project' launches March 9th
Been waiting for Scavengers Studio's Darwin Project ever since it stole the spotlight at last year's Microsoft E3 conference? Don't worry: your wait is almost over. The early access ver...
04:31 am -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Xbox One tests spring update with controller sharing via Mixer
The next big Xbox One software update is closing in, and as Microsoft rolled it out to Preview Update testers, the company also explained what to expect. Once the Spring update arrives, gamers can che...
03:11 am -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Nike teams up with Headspace for 'mindful' guided runs
Nike has joined forces with meditation app Headspace to provide you with a different kind of audio-guided runs: one that works your body and calms your mind. Starting today, you'll find the first...
12:55 am -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Facebook will stream The Oscars red carpet this weekend
The Academy Awards take place this Sunday and if you're an Oscar fan who can't get enough behind-the-scenes looks, Facebook has you covered. As Variety reports, Facebook will once again be t...
12:02 am -05 - Fri, March 2, 2018
Engadget Pioneers latest DJ controller adds push-button scratching
With the advent of more powerful software and controllers, modern DJs really don't need to learn as much about spinning tracks as they used to. Now beginners are treated to automated cues, loops ...
11:14 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Strava simplified how to opt out of its heat map data collection
In January, Strava came under fire for its activity heat map, which showed the locations of military bases in places like Afghanistan, Syria and Somalia. You could even see details like user routes na...
10:45 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Playboy drops ridiculous copyright suit against Boing Boing
Earlier this month, a federal judge had dismissed a lawsuit that Playboy brought against Boing Boing, stating that the court is "skeptical that plaintiff has sufficiently alleged facts to support...
10:06 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Trump will meet video game execs to discuss school violence
A variety of potential actions have been discussed to limit school violence in the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL last month, from the uninspired option o...
09:29 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget NBC will cut back on ads during primetime to lure more viewers
If you've been irritated by the increase of commercials into primetime programming, you're not alone. Now, NBCUniversal is doing something about it across its networks. The company is cuttin...
09:01 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $25 on a Tile Sport 4-pack
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read thei...
08:45 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget The first Android Go phones blend low prices with lots of promise
The world's first Android Go phones debuted here at Mobile World Congress, and they just might change the way Android works for the developing world. We took some time to get acquainted with some...
08:33 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Facebook found out no one wants a split News Feed
Did you like the idea of Facebook splitting your News Feed into two? No? You're not the only one. Facebook has ended its Explore Feed test after user surveys indicated it wasn't popular. ...
08:24 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Leaked Huawei P20 Lite may bring the notch to mid-range phones
Well-known leaker Evan Blass has given us a look at Huawei's upcoming P20 and P20 Lite smartphones, but now we appear to have access to some of the latter's specs thanks to Vodafone, which a...
08:03 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget NASAs Hubble successor may miss its launch window
The James Webb Space Telescope, NASA's successor to Hubble, has undergone its share of delays. Now, things are getting even tighter. A report from the US Government Accountability Office finds th...
07:43 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget 'Detroit: Become Human' will arrive on PS4 May 25th
Come May 25th you'll be able to explore David Cage's vision of the Motor City in Detroit: Become Human. When the game debuted in 2015, there wasn't even a release window, but with each ...
07:32 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget GitHub survives massive DDoS attack relatively unscathed
GitHub, a web-based code distribution and version control service, survived a massive denial of service attack on Wednesday. According to a report at Wired, a staggering 1.35 terabits per second (Tbps...
07:11 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Tinder rallies support for interracial couple emoji
The official emoji catalog accounts for all kinds of relationships, including same-sex couples and families, but it doesn't reflect interracial couples -- isn't that an odd omission in 2018?...
06:50 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Jaguar's electric SUV can go almost 300 miles on a charge
After what seems like an eternity, Jaguar finally has pre-order information for its I-PACE crossover SUV, which looks to take on Elon Musk's Model X. The truck will be available to purchase start...
06:47 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Mercedes AR app gives truck drivers crucial info on their rig
Mercedes isn't new to experimenting with augmented reality, and at MWC 2018 the company showed off its latest creation with that technology. The "Vehicle Lens" app is exactly what it so...
06:39 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Amazon reportedly wants Alexa to be a real-time, universal translator
We've been dreaming of universal translators throughout the history of science fiction; Star Trek has only popularized the concept. As computing power and AI improves in real life, we're see...
06:30 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Pico C review: Making homebrew beer easy for beginners
PicoBrew has made a name for itself with a range of beer-making appliances that promise a "set it and forget it" experience. The company covers the gamut of brewing levels, from the Zymatic ...
05:57 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Netflix nabs Hasan Minhaj from Daily Show for new talk show
Today, Netflix announced that Hasan Minhaj, a correspondent with The Daily Show, will host a weekly talk show on the streaming network. The company has already ordered 32 episodes of the new show. Acc...
05:19 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget SEC intensifies its cryptocurrency fundraising investigation
In January, the SEC warned that it was "looking closely" at companies that are involved in cryptocurrency (and using associated terms to boost stock). But now, it appears that the regulatory...
05:00 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Dropbox will soon work with Google Docs and Gmail
Dropbox has been positioning itself as a competitor to Google Docs and Drive for a while now -- the company arguably brought cloud-synced storage to the masses, and recent partnerships with Microsoft ...
05:00 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Live-action 'Far Cry 5' short film heads to Amazon Prime
Far Cry 5 is shaping up to be the most intriguing entry in the long-running series. It's the first Far Cry game to be set in America, and it's also a timely look at religious extremism. You&...
05:00 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Brewie is back with version 2.0 of its automated homebrew machine
Over the last few years, we've seen a number of automated homebrew machines promise easy beer making for homebrewers of all skill levels. Some of them offer the freedom of using loose grains and ...
04:41 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Europe asks social networks to remove terrorist content within an hour
The European Commission published new guidelines for social networks today and among them is a request for these sites to remove reported terrorist content within one hour. In 2016, the Commission cal...
04:27 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Twitter asks for help fixing its toxicity problem
Twitter has definitely come under a lot of fire in recent years for issues ranging from not doing enough to stop harassment on its platform to allowing foreign actors to sow political discord. In the ...
04:22 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Archos' 'Hello' smart displays are powered by Google Assistant
As Google Assistant continues to get smarter every day, more and more companies are making hardware that's compatible with the platform. The latest one is Archos, which has introduced a couple of...
04:12 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Equifax finds another 2.4 million people affected by its data breach
Last month, reports surfaced that more information than previously thought may have been exposed in Equifax's massive data breach and today, Reuters reports, the has company confirmed it. Along w...
04:00 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget The Finns who refuse to give up on Sailfish OS
Wander the halls of Mobile World Congress and you'll notice a theme on almost every phone manufacturer's stall: Android. Google's operating system has slowly suffocated every "alte...
03:46 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's navigation tech for the blind is now an app
Microsoft has been working on its 3D soundscape technology for years. In 2014 it developed a bone-conducting headset to help visually impaired people navigate around cities using audio cues, and now t...
03:30 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Even hula hoops are getting the 'smart' treatment
It's been roughly 20 years since I picked up a hula hoop and wiggled my waist with the elegance of, well, a technology journalist with zero coordination. But here I am, in the middle of Mobile Wo...
03:00 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Booking a reservation through Seated will give you Lyft credits
Most ride-hailing and restaurant partnerships like UberEATS were designed to deliver you food, but Lyft's new collaboration is the other way around. The ride-hailing firm is now a reward option f...
03:00 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget The best cameras under $1,000
Enthusiast cameras like Sony's A7R III, the Nikon D850 and Fujifilm's X-H1 get a lot of attention. The good news is that nowadays, you can spend under $1,000 for a camera body and get almost...
02:45 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Uber Health can help you get to doctor's appointments
While ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft certainly have some controversy surrounding them, it's hard to deny that they have brought tangible benefits to the lives of many. Today, Uber introd...
02:30 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Tesla Model 3 review: the fast and infuriating
I was standing next to the Model 3 when a guy on a bike rode by and yelled, "How is it?" My typical interactions with people who ask about Tesla's affordable sedan (so many people ask m...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Interactive '#WarGames' series goes live on March 14th
#WarGames is a new interactive series from Eko and Her Story creator Sam Barlow, and it's set to hit Steam, Vudu.com, HelloEko.com and the Eko iOS app on March 14th. #WarGames is a fresh take on ...
01:36 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget An LG G7 showed up in Barcelona after all
After revealing an AI-powered version of its late-2017 flagship, LG seemed to be having a quiet MWC. As it turns out, the real action was happening elsewhere. Israeli news site YNET posted a brief han...
01:17 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget UK asks Facebook to try harder in Russia-Brexit investigation
The end of 2017 saw Facebook launch an investigation into Russia's use of the social network to influence the EU Referendum, aka Brexit. The company didn't find anything nefarious, but the H...
01:02 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Lawsuit claims Google failed to prevent sexual harassment
Google's allegedly hypermasculine internal culture enabled serial sexual harassment of a female engineer, according to a new lawsuit. Loretta Lee, a developer at the search engine between 2008 an...
12:04 pm -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget US carriers testing replacement for two-factor authentication
Major US cell phone carriers are working on a mobile authentication system that could create a new open standard. Under the banner of the Mobile Authentication Taskforce, AT&amp;T, Sprint, T-Mobil...
11:00 am -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Google's next new chat app
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Another day, another chat app from Google. After Hangouts Chat, we have more news from MWC and some tips on how to get the most battery life out of your mobile dev...
10:10 am -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Best Buy will close 250 phone-focused stores in the US
All those standalone Best Buy mobile phone outlets you see in malls will be gone by the end of May. According to various sources, the big box retailer is shutting down all the 250 mobile-focused shops...
08:47 am -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Sky to offer Netflix content alongside its own
While Sky continues to wade through multi-billion dollar bids from Fox and Comcast, the UK pay-TV provider has quietly been working behind the scenes to bring new content and services to its platform....
06:25 am -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Microsoft Teams closes in on Slack by adding guest accounts
Microsoft is giving Teams, its Slack-like app, the ability to invite any guest to a chat room. While you can invite collaborators to a Team room right now, they need to have an account in the company&...
04:35 am -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget 23andMe now paints a far clearer picture of your DNA ancestry
To date, 23andMe's Ancestry Composition report could trace your genetic roots back to 31 populations. That's decent, but not exactly the most accurate representation of your lineage. It co...
03:09 am -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'Atlanta,' 'Moss' and the Oscars
A bit of a late start to this week's listings, but still in time to catch the return of Donald Glover's show Atlanta on FX. While the Academy Awards will be the focus this weekend, you can c...
01:53 am -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget Porsche claims Mission E won't have Tesla's performance limits
Porsche knows you're probably going to compare the Mission E to Tesla's cars, and it's determined to prove that it its electric performance car is the one to beat. Company EV head Stefa...
12:32 am -05 - Thu, March 1, 2018
Engadget YouTube moderators inadvertently removed right-wing channels
YouTube's crackdown on conspiracy theories in the wake of the Parkland mass shooting has had some unintended casualties. The streaming video firm has confirmed to Bloomberg that its human modera...
11:00 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget YouTube TV adds Seattle Sounders local broadcasts to its MLS slate
YouTube TV has landed another Major League Soccer deal, and this time you might be more likely to notice. As part of a multi-year agreement, the internet TV service is now the official streaming optio...
10:24 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Researchers may have detected signals from the universes first stars
The early development of our universe is still quite a mystery, but in a new study published today in Nature, researchers describe what may be evidence of when the first stars began to form. After the...
09:41 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget 'The Blackout Club' is a co-op horror game from 'BioShock' veterans
Many horror games are solitary affairs -- a little odd when horror movies are frequently shared experiences. Why not make games which play off the social side of fear? Question is trying just that. Th...
09:07 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Paste Music and Daytrotter made a free app for live music lovers
You have a few options when it comes to streaming music and whether you're subscribed to Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal or something else, there's a lot of music right at your fingertips. But l...
08:44 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Discord bans a number of alt-right servers
The gaming chat service Discord has reportedly banned several alt-right groups. The move comes six months after the platform shut down racist accounts in the wake of the Charlottesville protests in or...
08:21 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Spotify's public filing reveals key stats about the streaming giant
Spotify quietly signaled its intention to become a publicly traded company in December of last year, even though several lawsuits over licensing were looming. Now the streaming service has filed for a...
08:05 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget VW's first electric bus begins service in mid-March
The I.D. Buzz might not be the first electric Volkswagen bus you see roaming the streets. VW's Scania brand has announced that its first electric bus, the Citywide Low Floor, is going into full-f...
07:22 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget The moon may have formed inside the early Earth
Scientists have been puzzling over the moon's formation for a long time, and now there's a new theory that might explain some of the baffling mysteries surrounding our satellite. A new study...
06:59 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget YouTube bans Neo-Nazi group following backlash over hate speech
YouTube has banned the Neo-Nazi group Atomwaffen, but only after a Daily Beast report shamed the platform for its inaction. Since the Logan Paul fiasco, YouTube introduced a stricter content policy an...
06:48 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget PlayStation Plus won't include free PS3 and Vita games next year
Changes are afoot for PlayStation Plus subscribers. Starting next March, the smattering of monthly free (with subscription) Instant Game Collection offerings won't include titles for the PlayStat...
06:41 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Play the new 'Overwatch' support hero on test servers right now
There was a time when the Overwatch team spent months dripping out information about a new hero for fans to obsess over. But now it's content to simply drop a new one out of nowhere like a droppe...
06:30 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Please, Nokia, bring back the 7110 next
It's becoming something of an MWC tradition that HMD Global, the company that builds phones under the Nokia brand, offers a gift to sentimental Europeans. In 2017, the manufacturer rebooted the 3...
06:13 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget US regulators delay noise mandate for EVs and hybrids (again)
Electric cars are considerably quieter than their gasoline-powered counterparts, but that's not always a good thing. Pedestrians, especially those who have visually impairments, often rely on aud...
06:00 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Twitter makes it easier to save and share tweets
Twitter has replaced its "send via DM" icon with something that can do more than forward a tweet to somebody's inbox. The new share icon brings up a menu with three options to choose fr...
05:44 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Amazon now streams UFC pay-per-view fights
Amazon really isn't shy about its ambitions for live sports streaming. The tech firm is now selling access to pay-per-view UFC matches, starting with the March 3rd bout between Cris Cyborg and Ya...
05:30 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Blue Origin isn't interested in a race with SpaceX
When we talk about the current era of private spaceflight, the phrase "space race" is thrown around quite often. It's meant as a good thing; a space race against the Russians is what pu...
05:15 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget TwitchCon returns to the Bay Area on October 26th
TwitchCon has been pinballing around California since it debuted in 2015 in San Francisco, shifting to San Diego and Long Beach in the following years. But in 2018, Twitch is bringing its convention b...
05:13 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Nintendo already pulled user reviews for Switch games
Last week, Nintendo began allowing customers to leave reviews for Switch games on its site. Along with leaving comments, reviewers could list themselves as a Nintendo fan, core gamer, casual player or...
05:00 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Google's Slack alternative is available starting today
It's been almost a year since Google first mentioned Hangouts Chat -- a totally redesigned messaging service that's more like Slack than the Hangouts most consumers know today. As of now, Ha...
04:47 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Sandisk's super-fast 400GB microSD is ready for 4K HDR video
It's great that Sony's new Xperia XZ2 smartphone can record 4K HDR video footage, but the bandwidth and storage requirements are bound to be, er, extreme. That's where SanDisk's ne...
04:30 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget The chaos of unlocking your phone in 2018
PIN codes and patterns are passe. MWC 2018 kicked off with the usual fanfare of a major flagship launch -- the Galaxy S9. With it, Samsung introduced its own, new, face unlock feature. Google may have...
04:16 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Apple Watch Series 3 will track your shredding on the slopes
Fancy yourself a skier or snowboarder? Don't let winter's impending conclusion distract you from news that your Apple Watch Series 3 can now track those snowy workouts and put them toward yo...
04:00 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Whats so funny about technology?
Moments after he stepped onstage, Joe Leonardo sensed the crowd would be difficult to win over.It was a recent Tuesday evening at the Peoples Improv Theater, a New York comedy venue with photos of Ste...
03:38 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Wreck-it Ralph 2 runs the gamut of online culture
The teaser trailer for Ralph Breaks the Internet, the sequel to Wreck-It Ralph dropped today. In this second movie, Ralph (voiced by John C. Reilly) and his friend Vanellope von Schweetz (voiced by Sa...
03:19 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget German court says cities can ban diesel cars
Germany has already made its commitment to cleaner vehicles clear by calling for a ban on combustion engine cars starting by 2030. Now, in a landmark ruling, a top court says cities have the right to ...
03:00 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget How to improve battery life on your smartphone or smartwatch
If you've lived with mobile devices for long enough, you've likely had that moment when you received a low-battery warning well before the end of the day. It's more than a little worryi...
02:45 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Nokia made a smart, fashionable jacket for first responders
Nokia has been creating unconventional products for years, like that weird touchscreen made of ice from 2010. And now, at MWC 2018, the company is showing off a new, offbeat project that's in the...
02:30 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Facebook's job listings are now available in over 40 countries
Facebook's job listings have been available in the US and Canada for a while, but now they're expanding in a big way. The feature will be available in over 40 countries in the next few week...
02:02 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Woz was scammed out of Bitcoins now worth over $70,000
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has demonstrated the issue of bitcoin fraud by falling victim to an old school internet scam. Speaking at The Economic Times of India's global business summit this ...
01:30 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Watch ASUS' Zenfone 5Z launch in under 9 minutes!
When you're going up against serious mobile heavyweights, carving out a little bit of MWC for yourself can be tough. Maybe that's why ASUS held its Zenfone 5/5Z launch on the second day of t...
12:49 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget One of the UK's largest electronics retailers is broke
Many years ago, Maplin was the place to go if you needed a VGA to Scart cable, a weird battery or a new charger for your Samsung flip phone before there were industry standards for that kind of thing....
12:20 pm -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Intel's PC concept 'hides' a 5G antenna in a plump kickstand
MWC 2018 has been gripped with 5G fever, even more intensely than in years past. Intel has gone all out for the show this year, with display upon display of 5G demos dominating its booth. One of the n...
11:01 am -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Watch the world's largest plane hit 46 mph in latest taxi tests
While Stratolaunch didn't meet its original 2016 launch goal, the company has been putting its massive plane through one test after another over the past year. During its most recent tests, the 5...
11:01 am -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Watch the world's largest plane hit 46MPH in latest taxi tests
While Stratolaunch didn't meet its original 2016 launch goal, the company has been putting its massive plane through one test after another over the past year. During its most recent tests, the 5...
11:00 am -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: A 360-degree Waymo ride
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.February is wrapping up but MWC 2018 is still going strong, and we have even more stuff to show you (plus one phone that's not here but should be.) It's ...
10:15 am -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Fitbit's cheaper, smaller smartwatch leaks out
It's crunch time for Fitbit as it searches for a way to get plenty more folks buying its smartwatches. On Monday, the company said that it was planning a "family" of devices for 2018, i...
09:31 am -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget 'My Tamagotchi Forever' app arrives on March 15th
You ready to give a cute virtual pal some food, bath and TLC? If you miss your Neopets and Tamagotchi days, then keep an eye out for My Tamagotchi Forever, which will be available for Android and iOS ...
08:00 am -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Waymo's 360-degree demo ride shows what self-driving cars 'see'
One of the big steps necessary to roll out self-driving cars is getting the public to trust them, and Waymo's latest attempt to achieve that is with a new 360-degree experience. Viewable on a com...
07:23 am -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Google beta tests Flutter toolkit for better cross-platform apps
Building apps for both Android and iOS can be a pretty time-intensive task, so it's no wonder that many developers often build for one platform first, followed by the other. There are workarounds...
05:00 am -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget MIT's robotic carpenters take the hassle out of custom furniture
If you want to build custom furniture, you usually need to know your way around a saw and devote days to both designing it and cutting every last piece. MIT's CSAIL might have a better solution: ...
04:34 am -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Google Shopping's 'gun' ban blocked people from buying wine
Google Shopping banned weapon listings way back in 2012, but users have just been noticing it -- and have learned that the filtering has been a little too aggressive. Visitors from the US and elsewhe...
02:41 am -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget House passes contentious anti-online sex trafficking bill
Sex-trafficking victims, prosecutors and state attorneys will be able to sue websites that host ads and content linked to the sex trade under the bill the House has just approved. The bill called &quo...
12:51 am -05 - Wed, February 28, 2018
Engadget Walmart offers same-day delivery from Sam's Club through Instacart
To combat Amazon's two-hour PrimeNow Whole Foods deliveries, Walmart is adding a similar feature for its members-only warehouse chain, Sam's Club. Through a partnership with Instacart, custo...