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11:47 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget This telepresence robot offers a remote-controlled set of extra hands
Researchers at the University of Tokyo and Keio University have created a robotic system called Fusion that's worn on a user's back and operated remotely. Fusion is a telepresence robot with...
11:03 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget 'Dream Daddy' comic revisits the world of the popular dating sim
Fans of Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator now have a whole new way to experience the Dream Daddy universe as Oni Press is publishing a series of comic books based on the sim. From developer Game Gru...
10:21 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Ford expands its GoRide medical transport service in Detroit
Earlier this year, Ford launched its GoRide service, which provides non-emergency transportation to patients who need a lift to their medical appointments. Initially, the service launched as a partner...
09:50 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget This driveable Bugatti Chiron is made out of 1 million Lego blocks
Lego's Bugatti Chiron Technic kit is a stylish recreation of the sports car at scale. But what about making one at 1:1 scale? The wholesome toy company teamed up with the automaker to create a l...
09:19 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Firefox will soon block ad trackers by default
Mozilla has for years let you stop ad trackers from collecting your data, and, soon, Firefox will block them by default. The browser will also give you more control over the data you share with websit...
08:48 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Twitter will also label issue ads under its new advertising policy
Back in May, Twitter laid out its upcoming policies to improve transparency for election-related ads aimed at US citizens leading up to the midterms this fall. In addition to rules dictating how adver...
08:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Now you can help search for missing Seattle hiker Samantha Sayers
By David LohrA Washington state drone pilot is putting a new twist on missing person searches by asking volunteers to examine images that may offer digital evidence of a hiker who vanished four weeks ...
08:17 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget New Horizons snags image of distant Kuiper Belt target a month early
After NASA's New Horizons spacecraft collected a trove of data from its six-month-long flyby of Pluto, it set its sights on a much smaller object in the Kuiper Belt -- an object dubbed 2014 MU69....
07:46 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Microsoft removes device install limits for Office 365 subscribers
Microsoft is removing limits on the number of devices on which some Office 365 subscribers can install the apps. From October 2nd, Home users will no longer be restricted to 10 devices across five use...
07:15 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Netgear and Harman Kardons smart speaker doubles as a WiFi repeater
An unlikely partnership between router maker Netgear and audio company Harman Kardon has resulted in a smart speaker that does just a little bit more than its competitors. The Orbi Voice isn't ju...
07:15 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget LG shows off an 8K OLED and huge MicroLED TV, because Samsung
A few years ago it was curved TVs and 4K, but the never-ending game of LG versus Samsung and who can create the most unnecessary display porn has moved on. Yesterday, Samsung showed off its first cons...
07:07 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget iPhone XS leaked image shows off larger display and gold finish
Earlier today, Apple sent out invites for its upcoming event and now 9to5Mac is giving us a peek at what we'll be seeing on September 12th. The site says that the new OLED phone will be called th...
07:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $80 on a Fossil Q Explorist Android smartwatch
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06:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Lenovos Jedi Challenges will let you do battle in AR as Kylo Ren
Lenovo has announced an upcoming Dark Side Expansion for its Star Wars: Jedi Challenges AR game, a free update that will let players battle Yoda, Rey and others as Kylo Ren. Additionally, Jedi Challen...
06:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Lenovos Yoga C630 is a Snapdragon-powered laptop with more potential
Qualcomm promised faster, longer-lasting computers when it launched the Snapdragon 850 at Computex earlier this year, but didn't have any actual devices to announce then. Turns out we just had to...
06:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Extreme will tempt you away from a MacBook Pro
With the ThinkPad X1 Extreme, Lenovo is trying to bridge the gap between its innovate X lineup, and its larger and more powerful models. Consider it a glimpse of the ThinkPad's future. The X1 Ext...
06:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Lenovo's refocused Yoga line centers on premium laptops and Chromebooks
Lenovo makes a massive array of stuff. It's produced smart speakers, VR headsets, a Google Assistant display, tablets and phones, among other things. Within its laptops range alone, the company h...
06:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Lenovo's new Yoga Book replaces the keyboard with an e-ink screen
Last year, Lenovo surprised us with a novel concept. What if there was a laptop the size of a tablet with a touch-sensitive surface in place of a keyboard? That notion birthed the Yoga Book, a tablet-...
06:14 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Olloclip's new clasp fits fancy lenses to any smartphone
Olloclip first started making special camera lenses for smartphones seven years ago, and an initial kit for the iPhone 4 snowballed into a whole business. Many new lenses and photography accessories h...
05:53 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Sennheiser's first true wireless earbuds will cost you $300
Today, Sennheiser introduced the Momentum True Wireless earbuds, which provide stereo sound thanks to 7mm dynamic drivers. These earbuds have a four-hour battery life; the charging case holds an addit...
05:31 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Sony's premium Bravia Master TVs start at $4,500
If you've been eying Sony's top-of-the-line Bravia Master TVs, you now know just how large a dent they'll make in your bank account. Both the OLED-based A9F series and LED-based Z9F ser...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Google Assistant can now understand two languages at once
Today, Google announced that its smart assistant is now bilingual. While Google Assistant could already understand multiple languages, now you can speak two languages interchangeably and Assistant wil...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Mattel's new robot is a pet dinosaur that won't try to eat you
Since dinosaurs went extinct 66 million years ago, we've never experienced them as living, breathing animals. We can look at their bones in a museum, or we can watch recreations of them in films ...
04:46 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Twitter will shield legitimate news orgs from its political ad policy
Today, Axios learned that news outlets (and their affiliated journalists) can apply for exemption from Twitter's political and issue advertising policy. News organizations were concerned that by ...
04:32 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget California lawmakers pass bill to phase out fossil fuels by 2045
Lawmakers in California have strengthened the state's commitment to clean energy by passing a bill to stop using fossil fuels entirely by 2045. The legislature passed S.B. 100 by 43 votes to 32, ...
04:11 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Apple will reveal its new iPhones on September 12
Reports have long suggested that Apple has been working on a trio of new iPhones for 2018, and now we know when we'll actually get to see them. The company just sent out invites for an event on S...
04:11 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Xiaomis high-end Mix 3 joins the sliding camera craze
"Sorry, they look alike. We're launching in October." That's the cheeky Weibo message posted alongside a never-before-seen Xiaomi smartphone, courtesy of president Lin Bin right af...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Marshall taps Alexa for its first smart speakers
In a move that Spinal Tap probably never saw coming, Marshall has launched its first ever smart speakers with Amazon Alexa control. The Acton II and larger, more powerful Stanmore II, part of Marshall...
03:39 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Watch Sony's IFA 2018 event in under 7 minutes
The new Xperia XZ3 smartphone and WH-1000XM3 high-end noise cancelling headphones are undoubtedly the highlights of Sony's presence here at IFA this year. But company execs including new-look CEO...
03:20 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Huawei's Honor is bringing the slider phone back
How to solve the problem of too much screen? After Honor showcased its new gaming phone to the IFA masses, it had a surprise extra announcement: The Honor Magic 2 (What? Never heard of the original Ho...
03:10 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget EA delays 'Battlefield V' to November 20th
DICE knows a thing or two about the perils of shipping a game before it's ready. That's why it and Electronic Arts are pushing the release date for Battlefield V back by almost a month. The ...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget BlackBerrys KEY2 LE is cheaper, brighter but watered down
It's barely been three months since BlackBerry (rather, TCL Communications) launched the KEY2, and the company is already ready to unveil a new variant here at IFA 2018. "It was always our i...
02:46 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Uber is searching for a third city to test its flying taxis
Uber's flying taxi service was supposed to debut in Dallas, Los Angeles and Dubai, but its deal with the emirate fizzled out before tests could even begin. It still wants to trial UberAir outside...
02:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget The weird, wild and expensive world of blockchain art
Is it still shocking in 2018 to see someone drop more than $50,000 on a digital playing card? Well, that's what happened when Gods Unchained, a blockchain-based digital card game, wrapped an auct...
02:15 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget ZTE's next flagship phone fine-tunes video from any source
It's been a crazy year for ZTE. It was lumped together with fellow Chinese tech giant Huawei in a Congressional bill in January that sought to ban government agencies from working with the pair, ...
02:14 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Vandal renames NYC 'Jewtropolis' on Snapchat and other apps
An instance of anti-semitic digital vandalism appears to be affecting platforms such as Snapchat, CitiBike, Jump Bike, Zillow and StreetEasy, with New York City showing up as "Jewtropolis" o...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget The world's lightest 15-inch laptop can't help but be fragile
Acer 15-inch Switch 5, the lightest laptop of its size in the world, isn't an entirely new product. At an event in May, Acer told us it was coming, but all the company had to show was a nonfuncti...
01:51 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Googles $50 Titan security keys are now available in the US
Last month, Google introduced its Titan Key -- a physical security key used for two-factor authentication -- and now it's widely available in the US. For $50, you'll get a USB security key a...
01:47 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Sinclair countersues Tribune Media after failed acquisition
Looks like we won't be hearing the end of that Sinclair and Tribune Media drama anytime soon, even though the merger is no longer happening. Sinclair is now counter-suing Tribune Media, accusing ...
01:31 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Samsung's 8K QLED TV looks great, but who needs it?
Samsung's 8K ambitions became a bit more real today with the announcement of the Q900R, its first 8K QLED set that you'll be able to buy. It's the company's followup to the Q9S con...
01:15 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Honor's affordable gaming phone is designed for 'PUBG'
Honor, a spin-off brand from Huawei, makes decent middleweight smartphones that are often, well, kind-of unremarkable. This time is different. Honor is going after a specific smartphone audience: The ...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Is Riot spending less on professional League of Legends?
Three days ago, League of Legends owner Riot confirmed that it wouldn't be sending English commentators to the early stages of Worlds in South Korea. Instead, casters will be covering the games f...
12:31 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Square Enix and Tencent will make games together
Today, Square Enix formally announced a "letter of intent" to forge a strategic alliance with Chinese tech giant Tencent. The details of the partnership are a mystery for now, however a few ...
12:01 pm -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Twitter tests personalized 'unfollow' recommendations
Twitter works best when you have a perfectly-curated follower list. For many, it's an evolving process as their interests and opinions -- and those of the people they follow -- slowly change. For...
11:16 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Sony's new 4K projectors are designed for gaming and sports
Sony has unveiled three new 4K projectors with some nice features for gamers, sports fans and cinephiles, if you can afford them. The new models offer true 4K at 60 fps (not pixel-shifted 4K like Benq...
11:16 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget The Sony Xperia XZ3 vs. the XZ2: What's changed?
If it feels like it hasn't been that long since Sony's last flagship phone, you're not wrong. It was only a hair over six months ago that we met the Xperia XZ2 at this year's Mobil...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Sony's excellent high-end headphones get a custom noise-canceling chip
We're big fans of Sony's WH-1000X noise canceling headphones -- but now the company is taking things a step further. With the new 1000XM3 (Mark 3), Sony went back to the drawing board and re...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Sony's Xperia XZ3 is basically the XZ2 with a pretty OLED screen
Sony has consistently failed to make money from smartphones for as long as we can remember, but it's not giving up. The immediate strategy is to focus on the heavyweight division, competing again...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Garmin Vivosmart 4 tracks your sleep and energy levels
Garmin has launched the latest version of Vivosmart, and based on its features, the wearable is meant to be a direct competitor to Fitbit's Charge 3. Like Fitbit's new tracking device, Vivos...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: An 8K TV, a throne and what is meat, really?
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.The IFA 2018 momentum continues to build, and we've already seen some slick new devices, like laptops with even less bezel than Dell's XPS and Samsung�...
10:05 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Libratone's new portable Zipp speakers come with Alexa
These days, there's no shortage of Alexa-enabled speakers, so companies have to differentiate through design and audio quality. One brand swimming in both is Libratone, which announced a new vers...
09:05 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Apple acquires a startup that's developing AR lenses
A Bloomberg report from 2017 claimed that Apple is developing AR glasses slated to start shipping in 2020. The tech giant didn't confirm or deny the report, but based on its latest acquisition, t...
08:00 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Google's Home Max premium speaker launches in the UK
Google's most expensive speaker option is finally available in the US. It's certainly taking the tech giant some time to release Home Max in markets outside North America, but it's at l...
08:00 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget HTC's U12 Life has a slick half-and-half texture finish
Smartphones have become so commoditized, especially in the mid-range, that it can be hard to tell them apart. HTC is making sure that doesn't happen with U12 Life. It has an attractive dual finis...
07:23 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget ASUS' new ZenBooks have the bezels 2018 demands
It wasn't all that long ago when ASUS brought out the oddly refreshing ZenBook Pro and the superslim ZenBook S, but the company hasn't forgotten its slightly more affordable offerings. For I...
07:23 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget ASUS' new ZenBooks have the thin bezels that 2018 demands
It wasn't all that long ago when ASUS brought out the oddly refreshing ZenBook Pro and the superslim ZenBook S, but the company hasn't forgotten its slightly more affordable offerings. For I...
07:01 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Jaybird's X4 sport earbuds are redesigned and waterproof
The latest update in Jaybird's line of X-series sport earbuds is here, and brings a couple of key upgrades from the old X3 set. Dubbed the Jaybird X4 Wireless Sport Headphones, these buds are obv...
07:00 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Ultimate Ears' Boom and Megaboom 3 are a pool party's best friend
You can always trust an Ultimate Ears speaker to sound pretty slick, be simple to use and not blast a hole in your wallet, and the newest launches from the Logitech-owned brand are a case of if it ain...
05:46 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Alexa can order Dunkin' Donuts upon request
Dunkin' Donuts wants to be an even bigger part of your morning routine. The bakery chain is adding voice-ordering via Alexa to its futuristic repertoire. Assuming you're a DD Perks Rewards m...
04:18 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget EA donates $1 million to support victims of the shooting in Jacksonville
As a part of its ongoing response to the shooting at a Madden Classic esports event on Sunday, EA has established a fund to support victims of the incident, including the families of Taylor Robertson ...
04:01 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Nikon's D3500 is a compact DSLR for beginners
Nikon may have revealed its biggest (and worst kept) secret of the year last week, when it finally introduced the Z6 and Z7 full-frame mirrorless cameras. But those shooters are geared toward prosumer...
03:46 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Audio-Technica is the latest to debut true wireless earbuds
Just because Audio-Technica is better known for its wired headphones doesn't mean you'll have to look elsewhere if you want high-quality sound without cables. The brand has unveiled its firs...
02:50 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Google refutes Trump accusation over State of the Union links
After earlier tweeting, deleting and re-posting unsupported claims that Google is "suppressing voices of Conservatives," this afternoon the President's personal Twitter account posted a...
02:26 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget AccuWeather will give you places to go based on the weather
Place recommendations don't tend to take the weather into account. You don't really want to visit the park when it's pouring outside, do you? AccuWeather certainly doesn't think ...
01:00 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget DC Universe is going live on September 15th
DC Universe, the comic book giant's exclusive streaming platform, is officially going live on this year's Batman Day. The digital subscription service opened limited access to its beta versi...
12:27 am -04 - Thu, August 30, 2018
Engadget Last 'celebgate' hacker sentenced to eight months in prison
The "celebgate" saga appears to be winding to a close. A federal judge in Connecticut has sentenced George Garofano to eight months in prison and three years' supervised release after ...
11:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Dyson's EV ambitions include 10 miles of test tracks
Dyson is most definitely serious about its plans to release an electric vehicle. The company has outlined its proposed second growth phase for its EV development facility at Hullavington Airfield, and...
11:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Samsung unveils an 8K QLED TV you'll actually be able to buy
Back at CES, Samsung gave us a glimpse at the Q9S 8K TV, which notably used artificial intelligence to upscale content to 8K. That was cool, but it was just a concept. During its IFA presentation toda...
10:56 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Tesla outage keeps owners from logging into its website or app
Tesla's fleet network connection is currently down, which means that owners of the EV brand of cars aren't able to sign into the mobile app. Unfortunately, this means that they can't re...
10:52 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Polaroids OneStep instant camera makes remote selfies possible
Following the launch of its OneStep 2 instant camera last year, Polaroid Originals is back at it again with another retro shooter -- though this time it's a smart one. Like the OneStep 2, the new...
10:07 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Square finally has a Lightning card reader for newer iPhones
If you have a newer iPhone, it's been a pain to take payments from magstripe cards using a Square reader -- without a native headphone jack, you've had to plug in a dongle and hold it steady...
09:36 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Illinois governor vetoes bill that would stifle car sharing
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has vetoed a bill that stood to damage peer-to-peer car sharing companies like Turo, GetAround and Maven. The bill was passed by the state legislature in May and would h...
09:05 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Phase One stuffs a 151-megapixel sensor into a medium format camera
Many of the medium format cameras that shoot at well over 100 megapixels tend to achieve those high resolutions through multi-shot techniques rather than upping the resolution of the sensor itself. Ph...
08:46 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Netflix releases mesmerizing trailer for Orson Welles' final film
Cinema's storied history is littered with projects that remain unfinished in various states. One such movie is (or at least, was) The Other Side of the Wind from the legendary Citizen Kane direct...
08:25 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget FTC investigates $700,000 crowdfunding campaign for fraud
The FTC hasn't publicly investigated crowdfunding fraud outside of one case, but that doesn't mean it's inactive. The Verge has learned that the Commission is investigating Doug Monaha...
08:04 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Apple teaches photo editing with over-the-phone classes
Many device makers give you the tools to capture and edit great photos, but they seldom teach you how to make the most of those tools. Apple thinks it can -- and unlike in the past, you don't nee...
07:42 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget B&O's Beoplay E6 wireless earbuds are built for exercise
Bang &amp; Olufsen is wading back into the behind-the-neck earbud market this fall, too. Not content to release a pair of connected 360-degree home speakers and call it good, the luxury audio comp...
07:21 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Fans can no longer easily make Pokmon video games
If you're a fan of Pok&eacute;mon fan-made games, we have some bad news for you. Pok&eacute;mon Essentials, which is how these games were created, was shut down following the receipt of a...
07:03 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget 'Michael Jackson's Thriller 3D' is coming to IMAX theaters
On what would have been Michael Jackson's 60th birthday, IMAX announced that it's remastering Michael Jackson's Thriller 3D for a limited run in its theaters. IMAX will show the iconic ...
06:44 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget 'Spelunky 2' brings more thrilling adventure in 2019
The Indiana Jones-styled roguelike Spelunky is a modern classic indie game that's been around for the better part of a decade in various releases across multiple platforms and console generations...
06:30 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Bang and Olufsen's BeoSound Edge is its own giant volume dial
Bang and Olufsen never lets me down at IFA. If it's not TV stands that move, it's speakers given a form you've never imagined before. Take Beosound Edge, the company's new, pricey ...
06:18 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Mr. Robot will end with its fourth season
It's official: The upcoming fourth season of hacker drama Mr. Robot, set to premiere in 2019, will be its last. Series creator Sam Esmail told The Hollywood Reporter that despite considering a fi...
06:03 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Amazon: Bernie Sanders' working conditions claims are misleading
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is set to introduce a bill next week aimed at improving working conditions at large companies like Amazon and Walmart, a move that follows a number of public criticisms o...
05:44 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget PlayStation Plus members can get 'Destiny 2' for free right now
September is shaping up to be a bumper month for PlayStation Plus members, as they can get their hands on Destiny 2 for free. It's the type of big-name recent release that Sony doesn't often...
05:23 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget A line of JVC Roku TVs is on the way
There are a number of Roku TV options out there from a slew of brands and now you can add JVC to the list. Roku announced today that Shenzhen MTC will begin building a Roku TV line under the JVC brand...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget LED signs could soon hide secret messages
From free decoder rings hidden in our cereal and Enigma machines used during world war two to the end-to-end encryption of iMessage, the sending and receiving of secret messages has always been a part...
04:42 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Hulu orders an animated sci-fi sitcom from 'Rick and Morty' co-creator
Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland is going to be busy for the foreseeable future. He's just signed a two-season series order with Hulu for Solar Opposites, an animated sitcom about aliens ...
04:23 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget WhatsApp chats backed up to Google Drive lose encryption
Starting November 12th, WhatsApp users on Android will be able to back up their chats and messages to Google Drive without it counting against their storage quota. There's a catch, however. Whats...
04:01 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Third-party apps will soon work a lot better with Sonos devices
Sonos has partnered with plenty of software companies over the years to enhance its own offerings -- after all, if streaming music services don't want to play ball with the company, its products ...
04:01 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Sonos Amp is an AV hub built to handle complex setups
Over the last decade, Sonos has slowly built up a reputation for making excellent speakers built for the age of streaming music. The company started in 2005 with the ZP100, a product that let buyers c...
03:33 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Dell unveils slim USB-C monitor with super-bright HDR
You can certainly find HDR monitors, but those that exist tend to barely meet the official DisplayHDR standards or are too large for most people. Dell may have hit the sweet spot, however. It's...
03:07 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Acer's Triton 900 gaming laptop has a truly unique convertible hinge
A few years ago, Acer gave us an intriguing twist on a convertible PC the Aspire R14, which featured an easel-like hinge that rotated the screen. Now, it's bringing that feature, which Acer calls...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Casio's new smartwatch features offline color maps and GPS tracking
Today, Casio announced a new smartwatch running Google's Wear OS platform. The WSD-F30, which is aimed specifically at outdoor adventurers, is available in blue, black and orange. It sports a 1.2...
02:47 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Rotten Tomatoes is changing what it looks for in movie critics
Rotten Tomatoes has overhauled its criteria for which critics and outlets get to contribute to its Tomatometer scores, opening the platform up to more voices and points of view. The company said that ...
02:30 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Microsoft is launching a white Xbox One X console and controller
Today, Microsoft announced that, for the first time, its Xbox One X console and Elite Wireless Controller are available in white. You can pick them up as a part of the Xbox One X Robot White Special E...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Mophie co-founders launch eco-friendly mobile accessory brand
Some of the folks behind Mophie have launched a new company called Nimble dedicated to eco-friendly smartphone accessories. Nimble launches today with a slate of new products, including wireless charg...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Spotify's student Premium plan now includes Showtime
Spotify is determined to keep sweetening the pot for student listeners and stop them from drifting toward rival services. It's updating its Premium student plan in the US to include a Showtime s...
01:41 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Neil Armstrong's spacesuit is wasting away
Plastics are the worst. Some types are killing marine life because they don't break up fast enough, while others are making museum conservators' lives a lot harder because because they fall ...
01:21 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Watch Acer's IFA 2018 event in 9 minutes
Acer often has a lot to show at its events, and its IFA 2018 presentation was no exception. The tech giant unveiled a bevy of laptops, including the world's lightest 15-inch laptop and a metal-cl...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Google's Wear OS no longer feels like Android on a smartwatch
Google is ready to unveil a shiny new version of Wear OS at last. This is the third major release of the platform (the first since rebranding to Wear OS), and Google finally shows an understanding tha...
12:39 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Lab-grown meat is not meat, Missouri state rules
What's the definition of "meat"? Once upon a time that would have been an easy enough question to answer, but the advent of meat-substitute products such as the Impossible Burger and th...
12:21 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Nintendo's next mobile game launches on September 27th
Nintendo's next crack at the mobile gaming market is fast approaching. Today, the house of Mario announced that Dragalia Lost will be released in the US, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau on Sep...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Netflix is distancing itself from the term 'binge-watching'
The Oxford online dictionary has seen a spate of zeitgeist-related inclusions in recent times &ndash; 2014 was a particularly busy year, with "yolo," "clickbait" and "ador...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Bosch unveils a rugged sport e-bike computer
There's seemingly endless choice when it comes to monitoring tech you can wear on your body, now Bosch have come up with an equally useful bit of kit that can be attached to an e-bike. The Kiox o...
11:35 am -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Sony's ultra-fast SD cards are designed to be abused
Not content just to have the fastest UHS-II memory cards on the market, Sony wants to have the fastest and strongest. It just unveiled the SF-G series Tough UHS-II SD cards that can handle as much pai...
11:31 am -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Acer's latest Swift laptops are thinner and lighter than ever
Acer prides itself on making some of the most portable laptops around, and new hardware the company announced today at IFA is no different. Acer already had an extremely lightweight notebook in the ex...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget We're live from IFA 2018!
As summer comes to a close, Engadget heads to Berlin for Europe's biggest tech show, IFA. Judging from our sources and early leaks, it looks to be a quieter event than previous years. That said, ...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: IFA 2018 and Intel's new CPUs
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's just about time for IFA 2018 to begin, and we'll have updates from the electronics show in Berlin arriving all week long. Of course, we're also...
09:50 am -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Facebook rolls out its Watch video service worldwide
Facebook launched Watch last year in the US as a platform for episodic TV content, and now it's going international. The social media company announced that the VOD service will be "availabl...
09:30 am -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Acer's Predator Thronos is a cockpit masquerading as gaming chair
Who needs a desk when you can just sit back in a recliner and surround yourself with monitors? That's the basic idea behind Acer's Predator Thronos gaming chair. It looks less like a piece o...
09:30 am -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Acer's new Windows Mixed Reality headset has detachable parts
Acer has launched a new Windows 10 Mixed Reality headset at IFA 2018, and the manufacturer says it has a unique detachable design that's a first in the category. Called the OJO 500, the model fea...
09:30 am -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Acer's Chromebook 514 touts metal-and-glass design for $350
If you want a Chromebook made with premium materials and design instead of creaky plastic, that usually means spending extra on performance you don't necessarily need. Acer, at least, is trying t...
09:16 am -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget PlayStation Vue adds 200 more local broadcasters in time for fall TV
The price for PlayStation Vue may be a bit higher than it used to be, but in quite a few markets it just added more local broadcast channels, which is particularly worthwhile since subscribers can no ...
06:58 am -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Facebook temporarily deleted cross-posted tweets
If your Facebook suddenly looked sad and empty, devoid of all those tweets you cross-posted over the years, don't worry: they'll be back soon enough. Some users have recently discovered that...
06:00 am -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Skagen revamps its slick-looking Falster smartwatch
Skagen's Falster has been one of the darlings among Wear OS smartwatches thanks to its posh yet minimalist look, but it was hard to recommend to everyone when there were no standout features besi...
05:01 am -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Dell gives its Inspiron 2-in-1 laptops a meaningful refresh
Dell is refreshing its Inspiron line of notebooks for the holiday season, and instead of simply updating them with the latest eighth-generation Intel processors, the company is adding functional featu...
02:24 am -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'Ozark' and 'Jack Ryan'
This week Jason Bateman returns in season two of Ozark, while Amazon drops the first season of its high-profile Jack Ryan adaptation. Janelle James, Josh Johnson and Matteo Lane are among several come...
01:16 am -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget Reason Compact puts a free music synthesizer on your phone
While Propellerhead's Reason is a staple editing tool among many musicians, you've never really had access to it on the phone -- just narrowly-focused apps. The company is giving you someth...
12:05 am -04 - Wed, August 29, 2018
Engadget FCC funds rural broadband for more than 700,000 homes and businesses
As part of its efforts to make broadband more available in rural areas, the Federal Communications Commission announced that the Connect America Fund Phase II "reverse auction" will bring br...
11:13 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget The Walking Dead season one is out on the Switch
Earlier today, Nintendo revealed a bunch of new indie games are coming to the Switch (including the excellent Into The Breach). But the news wasn't over: The first season of Telltale's graph...
10:26 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Chat with Bixby to buy tickets from Ticketmaster
Ticketmaster has partnered with Samsung's Bixby, allowing users in North America to find and purchase event tickets through the virtual assistant. The feature is powered by Ticketmaster's AP...
09:59 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Samsung's latest external Thunderbolt 3 SSD is all about speed
Samsung has revealed its first NVMe-based portable SSD, the Portable SSD X5, which is targeted at IT pros and content creators who need to transfer large files quickly. It has a read speed of up to 2,...
09:44 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Amazon is reportedly working on an ad-supported video service
Amazon is working on an ad-supported video service that would be available to users of its Fire TV devices, The Information reports. According to people familiar with the matter, the service will tent...
09:29 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Your PS4 'Spider-Man' dreams will continue with a season pass
We're only a few short weeks out from swinging through New York City in Marvel's Spider-Man, but today the team at Insomniac is talking about everything you'll do after you wrap the sto...
09:05 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget LG's first Android One phone is a stripped-back G7
LG is embracing Google's Android One program... just not in the way you might have expected. It's launching the G7 One, a device that melds the G7 ThinQ's core design with Android One&#...
08:44 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Microsoft OneDrive will use AI to make searchable video transcripts
You've probably had that moment where you wanted to track down an important piece of information from a video, but weren't sure when it was said. If so, Microsoft wants to come to your aid ...
08:22 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Texas company sells plans for 3D-printed guns despite ban
A judge may have extended a ban preventing Defense Distributed from publishing plans for 3D-printed guns, but that isn't stopping the company from finding loopholes to continue offering the weapo...
08:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Intel's new laptop CPUs focus on gigabit Wi-Fi and voice commands
Intel already has a wide variety of eight-generation laptop processors targeting performance and gaming. But with its latest round of chips -- a new batch of U-series CPUs for mainstream laptops, and ...
07:30 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Now is the time to start thinking about AIs impact on xenophobia
As the Trump administration continues to advance its hardline stance towards immigration, legal or otherwise, businesses are increasingly turning to automation and robotics to fill jobs previously hel...
07:21 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Into The Breach is available today on Nintendo Switch
Weeks after Subset Games' follow-up to FTL, Into The Breach, finally came out for another platform (Mac), it's arrived on another highly-requested system: The Switch. During today's Sum...
06:54 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Some of the best indie games ever are coming to Switch
It's clearer than ever that the Nintendo Switch is becoming the go-to console for indie game developers. Nintendo has unveiled launch plans for a spate of well-known indies in addition to launchi...
06:31 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Yandex begins public tests of its self-driving cars in Russia
Russia's Yandex has taken its self-driving efforts one step further, launching an autonomous ride-hailing service in the university city of Innopolis, Russia. The company claims it's the fir...
05:46 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget PS2 classic 'Onimusha: Warlords' will be remastered for modern platforms
Stop me if you've heard this before: One of Capcom's defining series during the PlayStation 2 era is getting remastered for modern hardware. No, it's not Resident Evil (again), this tim...
05:22 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Mozilla shares Firefox user data for research and public use
In 2016, Mozilla launched its Hardware Report, which shares information about what type of hardware Firefox clients are using, and now the company is introducing its Public Data Report. Based on non-s...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Instagram displays more info to prove popular accounts are legit
Instagram is no stranger to fake accounts, and it's taking extra steps to ensure that you're not following fraudsters. It's rolling out an "About This Account" feature in the...
04:38 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Facebook aims to power its operations with renewable energy by 2021
Facebook announced today that it plans to power its global operations entirely with renewable energy by the end of 2020. It also committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 75 percent within...
04:19 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Bose's new smart speaker and soundbars offer Alexa control
Voice assistants don't seem to be going anywhere. If anything, they're becoming more and more ubiquitous. Case in point: Bose's new line of soundbars and speakers with Alexa and other s...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Google Assistant now controls your Nest x Yale smart lock
You'd think the Nest x Yale Lock would support Google Assistant from the outset given its pedigree, but not so -- you've had to use the app. It's finally here, though. As of August 29...
03:43 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Amazons Book Box for kids is available to all US Prime members
In May, Amazon launched its Prime Book Box for kids as an invite-only program and now the company has opened it up to all US Prime members. With the subscription service, customers can get a set of bo...
03:25 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Google defends search policy following Trump accusations
In response to accusations tweeted today by Donald Trump, Google has issued a statement saying that it doesn't tailor its search results based on political ideologies. Across two tweets, the pres...
02:42 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Korg's Electribe Wave app turns an iPad into an EDM beat machine
Korg is keeping up its habit of turning elaborate instruments into more accessible iPad apps, and this time it's focusing on the dance music scene. Its newly released Electribe Wave app brings t...
02:21 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Stream all of your favorite Nickelodeon classics for $6 per month
Streaming service VRV is now home to a slew of Nickelodeon throwbacks. With a new streaming channel called NickSplat, VRV is offering users access to shows like All That, Doug, Rocko's Modern Lif...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Oculus offers another classroom VR option with new pilot program
Immersive virtual reality experiences can make learning a lot more fun for students and for anyone visiting places like museums. It'll take work to get to a point where they're widely used a...
01:41 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget The race for self-driving taxis at the 2020 Olympics is heating up
Companies around the world are fervently vying for first place in the race to vehicular autonomy, and now it looks like one venture has crossed the finish line. A self-driving taxi has successfully ta...
01:22 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Major AMD chip supplier will no longer make next-gen chips
GlobalFoundries, which manufactures AMD's current Ryzen and Radeon chips, has surprisingly announced that it will stop all development work on next-gen 7-nanometer processors. Furthermore, it has...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget SteelSeries' gaming-friendly DAC is now available by itself
SteelSeries' GameDAC has been a solid way to boost the quality of gaming audio (and virtually any other audio), but there's been a catch: to use it, you've had to buy an Arctis Pro head...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget You need to finish Dragon Quest XI
Most role playing games live and die by the characters and the stories they weave. The decades-old Dragon Quest series has reached its 11th iteration, and Dragon Quest XI attempts to both both celebra...
12:27 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Google Go can now read any website out loud
Google Go, the tech giant's search app optimized for emerging markets, can now read this article out loud. In fact, the company has updated its browser with the ability to read web pages in 28 di...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Lego's new toy train is a STEM toy for preschoolers
Twenty years ago Lego introduced Mindstorms as a way to engage kids who were becoming more interested in video games and the internet than plastic building blocks. It was successful enough that the ki...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Blue's Yeti Nano is built for simple, high-quality desktop recording
When it comes to podcasting and livestreaming, USB microphones are a great option due to their plug-and-play design. And perhaps no name is more synonymous with these recording devices than Blue Micro...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Lego's new toy train is a STEM tool for preschoolers
Twenty years ago Lego introduced Mindstorms as a way to engage kids who were becoming more interested in video games and the internet than plastic building blocks. It was successful enough that the ki...
11:38 am -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Twitter suspends more accounts for 'coordinated manipulation'
Twitter's long been under fire for its approach to bots and extremist accounts, but now it appears to be taking a more proactive stance towards its community guidelines. Last week it suspended 28...
11:20 am -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Google Duo lets iPad users call their Android friends
Since Duo is supposed to replace Hangouts as your all-purpose mobile video and calling app, it's hard to believe there's been no tablet-specific version. Google just rectified that with the ...
10:30 am -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Vespa's first electric scooter has a release date
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.On Monday Microsoft confirmed its (nearly) all-inclusive Xbox package, and we took the better part of an hour to appreciate some Cyberpunk 2077 footage. Also, Stre...
10:05 am -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Tesla beats Ontario government in 'unjust' EV rebate case
Tesla has won its case against the Ontario government over electric vehicle rebates. Back in June, Ontario's new government axed the province's Electric and Hydrogen Vehicle Incentive Progra...
09:10 am -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget HDR10 support comes to Samsung and Panasonic 4K TVs
Samsung's upstart HDR10+ format took a big step in its fight against Dolby Vision for HDR supremacy. The group announced that Panasonic and Samsung have deployed HDR10+ firmware to select 2018 4K...
09:10 am -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget HDR10 support comes to Samsung and Panasonic 4K TVs (updated)
Samsung's upstart HDR10+ format took a big step in its fight against Dolby Vision for HDR supremacy. The group announced that Panasonic and Samsung have deployed HDR10+ firmware to select 2018 4K...
07:43 am -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Tesla convinces judge to dismiss Model 3 production lawsuit
Tesla has successfully convinced the court to dismiss the securities fraud lawsuit filed by shareholders over its Model 3 production issues. US District Judge Charles Breyer has officially dismissed t...
05:30 am -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Netflix signs 'Gravity Falls' creator Alex Hirsch
Netflix has signed a multi-year deal with yet another show creator, demonstrating its continued push for more originals on its platform. This time, the streaming service has inked a contract with Alex...
03:48 am -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Google helps veterans find civilian jobs that match their skills
When you leave the US military, it's not always clear how your skills will translate to a civilian job. You may end up taking a position below your aptitude simply because you underestimated your...
02:35 am -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget EA cancels Madden Classic qualifier events after Jacksonville shooting
At a Madden Classic qualifying event Sunday in Jacksonville, FL, professional players Taylor "SpotMePlzzz" Robertson and Elijah "TrueBoy" Clayton were killed in a shooting after an...
01:28 am -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget FCC investigator says Pai didn't give Sinclair preferential treatment
More than a few people thought FCC Chairman Ajit Pai was acting suspiciously ahead of the failed Sinclair-Tribune merger. The regulator's Office of the Inspector General, however, would beg to d...
12:10 am -04 - Tue, August 28, 2018
Engadget Harman Kardon's Google Assistant speaker packs 200W of power
You now have a viable option if you want a high-end Google Assistant speaker that slots between the good-but-not-mind-blowing Home Max and Bang &amp; Olufsen's ultra-premium Beosound models. ...
10:58 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Livio AI hearing aid doubles as a fitness tracker
Hearing aid giant Starkey has dabbled in smart listening devices before, but not like this. The company has unveiled Livio AI, an earpiece that's as much a connected wearable as it is an audio b...
09:57 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Dethleffs' camping trailer uses EV tech to reduce towing strain
German automaker Dethleffs introduced the E.Home last year, an all-electric motorhome wrapped in solar panels. The company recently gave its cozy Coco camper-trailer the EV treatment as part of a new ...
09:25 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget CDC uses HP bioprinters to speed up testing for new antibiotics
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is turning to some bleeding edge tech in its bid to stamp out drug-resistant 'superbug' bacteria. It's buying a slew of HP bioprinters (th...
09:05 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget FCC hopes to 'make telecom interesting' with a new podcast
The current FCC isn't exactly in tune with the public, but that isn't stopping it from trying to seem hip. It just launched a More Than Seven Dirty Words podcast series that it says will ex...
08:34 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Samsung ships its curved QLED monitor with Thunderbolt 3
Thunderbolt 3 displays are still quite rare in the PC world, let alone curved ones, but Samsung is ready to supply both at once. After a preview at CES, it's releasing its CJ79 curved QLED monit...
08:03 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget 'Minecraft' mod fosters a collaborative effort against climate change
A Minecraft modder has added some fresh gameplay issues for players to deal with in the form of climate change. Nick Porillo's GlobalWarming mod alters the atmosphere based on certain actions lik...
07:32 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Tumblr revamps its rules to clamp down on hate and violence
If Alex Jones thought he could catch a break after steering his followers to Tumblr... well, he might not want to get too comfortable. Tumblr (owned by our parent brand Oath) is revamping its Communit...
07:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Searching turns a computer screen into compelling cinema
The idea of watching a movie told entirely through computer screens sounds like a gimmick. Unfriended gave us a taste of that. It was a horror movie told through Skype video chats in what producer Tim...
06:46 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Toyota will reportedly invest $500 million in Uber
Toyota plans to invest around $500 million in Uber, the Wall Street Journal reports, as the two enter an agreement to work together on driverless technologies. The publication cites sources familiar w...
06:46 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Toyota will invest $500 million in Uber (updated)
Toyota plans to invest around $500 million in Uber, the Wall Street Journal reports, as the two enter an agreement to work together on driverless technologies. The publication cites sources familiar w...
06:37 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Watch 48 minutes of 'Cyberpunk 2077' gameplay
We've been waiting for the next Cyberpunk game for years since CD Projekt Red revealed it in 2012, and when we finally got early looks at E3 and Gamescom, it looked worth the wait. Now, the devel...
06:22 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Vespa's first electric scooter goes on sale in Europe this October
Vespa's electric scooter has long been slated to start shipping this year, and now the timeline is a little clearer on when you might be able to get your hands on a Vespa Elettrica. Production wi...
05:58 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Judge extends ban on publication of 3D-printed gun designs
A federal judge in Seattle issued an injunction today that blocks Defense Distributed from publishing its 3D-printed gun designs online. The move extends a temporary ban issued last month and the inju...
05:43 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Amazon rolls out collaborative wish lists to everyone
Back in July, The Verge discovered that Amazon was testing a collaborative wish list feature. Now, Engadget has learned that the feature is available for all users. "Amazon is excited to share th...
05:21 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget 'Streets of Rage 4' revives Sega's beat 'em up classic
Streets of Rage has received ports to other platforms, but a true sequel? Not since 1994. You're in for a treat if you miss Sega's classic left-to-right broawler, though. Lizardcube, Guar...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Google Gboard can use selfies to create a 'Mini' version of you
If you want to send friends custom emoji using Gboard, you can either tap into your Bitmoji sticker collection... or use the keyboard's latest feature. Google has launched "Mini" sticke...
04:51 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Oculus founder calls Magic Leap headset a 'tragic heap'
Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus VR, apparently isn't a fan of the Magic Leap mixed reality headset. The Oculus Rift designer posted a scathing review of the headset to his blog today; the po...
04:36 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget YouTube adds watch time totals to its digital wellness features
In May, Google announced new features for Android P and YouTube that would help users better manage their screen time. And today, the company has announced an additional feature that will help people ...
04:21 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget A small city worth of people are watching absolutely nothing on Twitch
The hottest ticket on Twitch Monday morning wasn't Fortnite star Ninja, for once. It was a seemingly endless list of garbled letters, numbers and punctuation, which more than 50,000 people were w...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget NASA's terrifying visualization of atmospheric aerosols
Heatwaves, hurricanes and other extreme weather might be the "face of climate change," but it's not the only sign. A grim new visualization from NASA shows another problem caused indire...
03:25 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Apple Music will soon work with Android Auto
Apple Music has been available for Android for most of the service's existence, but it doesn't exactly reach deep into the Android ecosystem. You can listen on your phone or tablet, and tha...
02:58 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Amazon opens its second checkout-free Go store in Seattle
The first Amazon Go store opened in January, allowing customers to buy items without having to go through a checkout process, and now Amazon has officially opened its second location. Located in downt...
02:33 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Microsoft launches Xbox All Access with two-year console financing
The rumors are true: Today, Microsoft announced an all-inclusive service called Xbox All Access. For $22 per month over two years, Microsoft will provide you with an Xbox One S console, access to over...
01:42 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Microsoft reportedly shelved an Xbox VR headset
Back in June, Microsoft's chief marketing officer for gaming, Mike Nichols, told Gameindustry.biz that the company had no plans to create a VR headset for the Xbox console. Now, CNET has learned ...
01:21 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Facebook bans Myanmar military officials following damning UN report
Facebook is taking action to halt the spread of hate speech and misinformation in Myanmar, banning Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, the Myawady military TV network and other people and groups. It said ...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget AI isn't good enough to beat the best 'Dota 2' players just yet
AI may have beaten the world's best Go player, but Dota 2 pros have shown that in their game, humans are still top of the food chain -- for now, at least. Last week, Dota 2 players from around th...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Samsung is offering free Gear VR adapters to Note 9 owners
When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 9, there was no sign of an accompanying Gear VR headset, but virtual reality fans need not fear. You'll be able to use the last model designed for the Galaxy...
10:30 am -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: An electric Mercedes SUV and Magic Leap's art
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Other the weekend we took a more in-depth look at Magic Leap's mixed reality headset and NVIDIA's RTX claims.(FYI: If you'd prefer to get this in yo...
10:06 am -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget A new Nokia PureView phone could be on the horizon
High-megapixel smartphone cameras are back in vogue, and now we might once again see the brand that started it all. Nokia smartphone maker HMD has reacquired the PureView brand from Microsoft, accordi...
07:56 am -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Spear-toting robot can guard coral reefs against invasive lionfish
Lionfish are threats to not only fragile coral reef ecosystems, but the divers who keep them in check. They not only take advantage of unsuspecting fish populations, but carry poisonous spines that m...
05:25 am -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget EU may fine political groups misusing personal data to skew elections
The European Union is determined to prevent a Cambridge Analytica-style scandal where politicians misuse personal data for strategic gains. The Financial Times has learned of a European Commission dr...
03:20 am -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Tesla's Semi truck is traveling cross-country 'alone'
Tesla's Semi truck has already made some city-to-city trips, but how does it fare on cross-country jaunts -- you know, what it'll be doing when it enters service? Just fine, if you ask Elon ...
01:45 am -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget AI-altered video makes it look like you can dance
Can't pop-lock or Lindy Hop to save your life? Don't worry -- AI could soon make it look like you're a dance superstar. UC Berkeley researchers have developed a deep learning system tha...
12:14 am -04 - Mon, August 27, 2018
Engadget Mercedes teases production electric SUV ahead of September 4th reveal
Mercedes is nearly done with showing off concepts and prototypes for the EQC. The automaker has teased the production version of the electric SUV in a video that promises a full reveal at its Septemb...
10:41 pm -04 - Sun, August 26, 2018
Engadget UK reportedly plans its own satellite navigation system
Now that the UK likely won't be involved in the EU's Galileo positioning satellites, it's in a tough spot. How does it get the most accurate navigation technology it can once Brexit is...
09:17 pm -04 - Sun, August 26, 2018
Engadget AMD prevails in patent fight with Vizio over TV graphics
AMD's legal blitz against TV makers over graphics patents has claimed a major casualty. The US International Trade Commission has issued a final determination that Vizio and chip supplier Sigma ...
08:19 pm -04 - Sun, August 26, 2018
Engadget Mass shooting takes place at 'Madden 19' tournament in Florida (updated)
Multiple people have been killed and others injured at a mass shooting during a Madden 19 tournament at the GLHF Game Bar in Jacksonville, Florida. Details of what happened are still incoming, but the...
08:19 pm -04 - Sun, August 26, 2018
Engadget Mass shooting takes place at 'Madden 19' tournament in Florida
Multiple people have been killed and others injured at a mass shooting during a Madden 19 tournament at the GLHF Game Bar in Jacksonville, Florida. Details of what happened are still incoming, but the...
07:27 pm -04 - Sun, August 26, 2018
Engadget Didi halts carpooling across China after passenger's murder
Didi Chuxing has suspended its Hitch carpooling service across all of China in the wake of a driver raping and killing a passenger on August 24th. The ridesharing company wanted time to address the &...
06:00 pm -04 - Sun, August 26, 2018
Engadget School internet filter maker launches suicide risk detector
A company that makes internet filters and Chromebook management software for schools is launching a product today that detects when K12 students are at risk of suicide or self harm. GoGuardian serves ...
04:31 pm -04 - Sun, August 26, 2018
Engadget Initial 'Fortnite' Android installer let hackers install malware
When Epic said it would skip the Google Play Store with Fortnite's Android release, it raised eyebrows among security experts. Wasn't it creating risks by encouraging gamers (some of whom di...
03:00 pm -04 - Sun, August 26, 2018
Engadget After Math: Gaming the system
With Gamescom 2018 now wrapping up and IFA 2018 just getting started, there's more than enough video game news to go around. But the latest salvos in the console wars weren't the only things...
01:29 pm -04 - Sun, August 26, 2018
Engadget The original 'H1Z1' survival game shuts down October 24th
With all the hoopla over battle royale games, it's easy to forget that H1Z1 didn't start out as a competitive shooter. It launched as an online zombie survival title, split into two experien...
12:00 pm -04 - Sun, August 26, 2018
Engadget Ben Heck's 3D printer beaglescope
What do you do when you have a broken 3D printer? Throw it away? Tear it down for the parts? Felix has a better idea: repurpose the old Makerbot Replicator with a microscope to make a controlled, prec...
07:58 am -04 - Sun, August 26, 2018
Engadget YouTube's non-skippable ads are coming to more video creators
Starting next week, you might come across more YouTube ads that don't come with the option to skip to the video you want to watch. The video-sharing website has announced through its official Cre...
03:35 am -04 - Sun, August 26, 2018
Engadget US carrier promo offers free iCloud storage to iPhone upgraders
Apple isn't known for offering virtually any promos to iPhone buyers, let alone iCloud users, but it's making exceptions for both ahead of the 2018 iPhones. Reddit users have discovered a p...
02:04 am -04 - Sun, August 26, 2018
Engadget Instagram is testing virtual communities for college students
Facebook's pledge to "spark conversations and meaningful interactions" apparently extends to Instagram. The photo-sharing app has started testing a feature designed to bring college stu...
12:31 am -04 - Sun, August 26, 2018
Engadget Sprint security lapse gave access to customer data
Add Sprint to the list of US carriers whose security shortfalls put customer data at risk. TechCrunch has confirmed that the provider was using two sets of easily-guessed logins that let a security r...
11:02 pm -04 - Sat, August 25, 2018
Engadget Facebook test feature shows what you have in common with strangers
If one of Facebook's latest experimental features makes its way to everyone, you'll be able to find out how you're connected to random commenters on public posts. The social network is ...
09:33 pm -04 - Sat, August 25, 2018
Engadget Didi passenger murdered following safety failure
Didi Chuxing's safety issues still aren't over. Police have confirmed that a driver for the service raped and killed a woman passenger in Wenzhou, China on August 24th. The ridesharing compa...
09:33 pm -04 - Sat, August 25, 2018
Engadget Didi passenger murdered following safety policy failure
Didi Chuxing's safety issues still aren't over. Police have confirmed that a driver for the service raped and killed a woman passenger in Wenzhou, China on August 24th. The ridesharing compa...
08:02 pm -04 - Sat, August 25, 2018
Engadget US customs faces lawsuit over copied iPhone data
A US Muslim woman whose iPhone was taken from her by US Customs and Border Protection (CPB) is suing to have her property returned. But the property in question isn't the phone itself, which was ...
06:29 pm -04 - Sat, August 25, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite' will introduce a 'robust competition system' in the fall
There have certainly been Fortnite competitions, but you can't really say that it's designed for competition -- and that's a problem when Epic is spending big money on tournaments. You ...
05:00 pm -04 - Sat, August 25, 2018
Engadget Seed is an ambitious, massively multiplayer city builder
From a distance, Seed looks like any other settlement-building game. Tiny villagers shuffle around a colorful, low-poly map, collecting wood, wheat and other important resources. At any time, you can ...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, August 25, 2018
Engadget Magic Leap wants to create art, not just technology
Everyone has an opinion about Magic Leap. It's either a revolutionary augmented reality company that could change the face of entertainment, or it's emblematic of everything wrong with the t...
02:30 pm -04 - Sat, August 25, 2018
Engadget 'Felix the Reaper' puts a playful spin on the danse macabre
Death is always dancing. That's the inspiration behind Felix the Reaper, a romantic-comedy puzzle game about a love-struck employee at the Ministry of Death. Felix, the marshmallowy Death employe...
01:15 pm -04 - Sat, August 25, 2018
Engadget NVIDIAs RTX speed claims fall short without game support
At its big RTX event at Gamescom, NVIDIA made some bold claims about its new Turing RTX cards. First and foremost was that the GeForce RTX 2080 offered performance "six times faster" than cu...
01:00 pm -04 - Sat, August 25, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! Before looking back at some highlights from the last few days, we'll explain how Elon Musk plans to move on from his shocking Tesla t...
10:41 am -04 - Sat, August 25, 2018
Engadget T-Mobile, AT&T customer account PINs were exposed by website flaws
As if news of a recent breach leaking T-Mobile customer data to attackers weren't bad enough, Buzzfeed News highlights a pair of issues that could've revealed PIN numbers for customers of T-...
07:05 am -04 - Sat, August 25, 2018
Engadget Airbnb is suing NYC to keep from sharing host data
In a role-reversal, Airbnb is the one suing a city, and it's doing so to protect its hosts' privacy. In July, the New York City Council passed a regulation forcing short-term rental services...
03:32 am -04 - Sat, August 25, 2018
Engadget Elon Musk: Tesla will stay public
Remember a couple of weeks ago when Elon Musk, out of the blue, tweeted that he had "funding secured" and would consider taking his car company private at a price of $420 per share? Well, yo...
02:51 am -04 - Sat, August 25, 2018
Engadget The next TBS esports series looks inside a major CS:GO tournament
TBS has become an unexpected home for esports content over the last two years, though it's mostly covered Eleague, the pro gaming circuit the cable network's parent company Turner helped cre...
02:00 am -04 - Sat, August 25, 2018
Engadget The electric Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow is retro quick
There's no shortage of electric concept cars based on vehicles of the past. But that's doesn't mean I'm any less excited about the Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow. Based on the W 125...
12:54 am -04 - Sat, August 25, 2018
Engadget Reddit moderators spotted Iranian fake news campaign months ago
Earlier this week, Facebook, Twitter and Google announced they had pulled a number of accounts linked to a misinformation campaign based out of Iran. Facebook took down 652 pages believed to be connec...
11:56 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Magic Leap teardown reveals the complexities of mixed reality
After years of waiting, Magic Leap released its mixed reality headset earlier this month. The Magic Leap One Creator Edition isn't quite a consumer-facing device -- instead, it comes bundled with...
10:53 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Japan teams up with Uber, Airbus and 19 others on flying taxi plan
Japan wants to bring flying taxis into the mainstream over the next decade and it's putting together a government-led group in order to do so, Bloomberg reports. The country's trade ministry...
09:52 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Twitter CEO to testify before House committee on September 5th
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on September 5th about the company's use of algorithms and how it monitors content....
08:52 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget MoviePass forces annual subscribers to its new three-movie plan early
Earlier this month, MoviePass announced that its customers, previously allowed to see one movie per day, would be limited to just three per month. At the time, the company said that the change wouldn&...
08:15 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget About that Facebook trust ranking
To the complete horror and amusement of those watching the grand experiment Facebook is doing on everyone, this week we found out the company is assigning a reputation score to users that ranks their ...
08:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Two days with the Galaxy Watch: Bezels, Bixby and stress tests
Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy Watch officially went on sale today, but here's the thing: we've fully reviewed the former and only just received the latter. (Well, 48 hours ago, to ...
07:32 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget You can now overclock your PlayStation Vita for reasons
Today, Wololo spotted that the PSVita plugin LOLIcon can overclock the handheld's CPU beyond its official limits. This allows the CPU to operate at 494 MHz, which is not officially supported....
06:49 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Curtiss' second electric motorcycle boasts a so-called V8 battery
Given that electric-powered bikes have dwelled in the background of the automotive scene since the 1890s, it's about time that motorcycle manufacturers took the hint from the explosion of EV cars...
06:16 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget PayPal's redesigned app is all about paying your friends
We wouldn't blame you for thinking PayPal's app has lost focus -- it seems more interested in investments and ordering food than on... well, paying people. It's a good thing the compan...
05:47 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Verizon lifts data speed caps for wildfire responders amid backlash
Earlier this week, Verizon came under fire for throttling a fire department's unlimited data while it was responding to the massive Mendocino Complex Fire that's ravaging California. The dep...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Finding peace in a hopeless, goat-filled apocalypse
The end of the world has never felt so peaceful. The Stillness of the Wind is a meditative and enrapturing experience about the death of the Earth, as told through the simple, daily habits of a lone g...
05:17 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Magic Leap's first developer conference is coming to LA in October
Now that Magic Leap's AR headset is actually shipping, and the company is finally opening up to the world, it's ready to start recruiting more software help. And that means it's time fo...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget What to expect at IFA 2018
Of all the annual meetings of tech-obsessed minds, IFA is perhaps the most unpredictable. You know everyone and their mother is going to CES to set the tone for the year, and MWC is all things mobile....
04:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget The best portable hard drive
By Justin KrajeskiThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commi...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget A cheat sheet for the new Galaxy Note 9 S Pen
In its quest to lure more users to the flagship Note 9 phones, Samsung imbued its S Pen with many new powers. Now, in addition to letting you scribble on the screen, the stylus serves as a remote trig...
03:41 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Opel's new EV concept is a stylish take on the compact SUV
This week, car manufacturer Opel introduced a brand new electric concept SUV called the GT X Experimental. What's more, with the introduction of this vehicle, Opel has announced that all of its m...
03:22 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 is available today
Just a couple of weeks after the Galaxy Note 9 was revealed, Samsung's latest flagship smartphone is now available at retailers and through carriers. The handset includes a 6.4-inch screen, stere...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Man of Medan could usher in a golden age of horror games
2015's PS4 exclusive Until Dawn is one of the most memorable titles of this generation. It took the bare bones choose-your-own-adventure storytelling of games like The Walking Dead and massively ...
02:47 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget The Xbox One gamepad finally works like it should on Android
This week, XDA Developers discovered that Google has added full Android support for Microsoft's Bluetooth-enabled Xbox controller. Previously, gamers could connect their Android devices to the co...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget The Nokia 8110 4G is smarter than your average dumb phone
HMD Global did something special at last year's Mobile World Congress, stealing the show with... a feature phone. By making ingenious use of the Nokia name, having snapped that up the previous ye...
02:16 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget AK-47 maker Kalashnikov has built a retro-styled EV
Russian weapons manufacturer Kalashnikov may be best known for making the AK-47 machine gun, but it's also got serious aspirations in the electric vehicle field, too. This week it unveiled a flee...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget The best electric skateboards for getting around campus
Depending on the size of your college campus, you might have a long commute to your next class and not much time to get there. Bikes are maybe a little too bulky for a packed quad, but you won't ...
01:45 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Hackers gain access to millions of T-Mobile customer details
T-Mobile has fallen foul of yet another cybersecurity issue. In a statement released this week the company said that an unauthorized entry into its network may have given hackers access to customer re...
01:31 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Housemarque knows people are skeptical about 'Stormdivers'
Two days ago, Resogun developer Housemarque released its first proper trailer for Stormdivers.The reaction was mixed. At the time of writing, the official upload on YouTube has 290 thumbs-up and 321 t...
01:14 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Facebook invites Google, Twitter and others to discuss election meddling
Facebook has called its fellow tech giants for a meeting to talk about their plans to prevent foreign influence and disinformation campaigns this upcoming midterm elections, according to BuzzFeed News...
01:01 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget How 'Anthem' balances story and shared-world action
BioWare's next blockbuster RPG, Anthem, comes out in less than six months. We know little about the project, though, despite its extensive showing at E3. The studio has explained the basics; it&#...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Lego's STEM-friendly Batmobile needs more STEM
Even as STEM toys become more popular, Lego's construction sets remain the gold standard, with more recent products like Mindstorms and Boost expanding into the fields of robotics and coding. Thi...
12:03 pm -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget RED shares official Hydrogen One smartphone porn
The RED Hydrogen One could be the phone of our bleeding-edge dreams, or it could be too good to be true. It sports an impressive holographic display and it's modular, allowing owners to bolt on a...
11:31 am -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Alphabet puts down more roots in China with local Waymo office
Google's parent company Alphabet is continuing its push for a presence in China with a new Waymo subsidiary, based in Shanghai. Waymo &ndash; one of the world's leading autonomous car de...
11:01 am -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Google Assistant comes to LG ThinQ TVs in the UK and Canada
LG's deep collaboration with Google continues, as it just announced that Google Assistant is coming to ThinQ smart TVs in seven more markets and five languages. It's now available in Austral...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Robot dogs and Audi's electric supercar
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's a Friday morning with something for everyone. Along with Nikon's new camera, we also have hands-on impressions of some new drones, a supercar and So...
09:02 am -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Samsung launches its first Android Go smartphone
Samsung has revealed its first smartphone created specifically for Android Go, Google's stripped-down mobile OS. The Korean manufacturer has been making affordable phones for a long time, and the...
07:29 am -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Russian trolls played 'both sides' on vaccine arguments
Russian trolls have been leaping into existing hot-button debates between US internet users and riling up both sides for years, and social platforms are still banning fake accounts and groups. Those h...
06:02 am -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Jaguar will sell all-electric E-types to eco-conscious fans
The all-electric version of the E-type sports car Jaguar unveiled last year isn't just a concept or a special vehicle only available to royalty anymore. Jaguar has announced that it will offer Ze...
04:10 am -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Audi's PB 18 E-Tron is a supercar spaceship
Ahead of the final unveiling of the E-Tron SUV, the automaker used the car festivities at Laguna Seca raceway to unveil its electric supercar, the PB 18. With over 60o horsepower and a center-position...
02:51 am -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget US airports' new facial recognition tech spots first imposter
The facial recognition technology the US is testing for airports has caught its first imposter merely three days after Washington Dulles International started using it. According to US Customs and Bor...
01:47 am -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Fire near Tesla's Fremont plant extinguished quickly
This evening firefighters responded to a structure fire burning near Tesla's Fremont plant, with initial reports indicating it started in a cardboard pile and spread to the grass. While pictures ...
01:18 am -04 - Fri, August 24, 2018
Engadget Epic uses a free 'Fortnite' dance to encourage two-factor authentication
As Fortnite's popularity has grown, player's accounts have become targets for attackers who want to steal access and run up fake charges. One way to combat this is by enabling two-factor aut...
11:48 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Feds investigate Microsoft for alleged bribery in Hungary
U.S. authorities are investigating Microsoft for potential bribery and corruption in software sales in Hungary, according to the Wall Street Journal. In 2013 and 2014, Microsoft allegedly sold softwar...
10:37 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Windows 95 app brings nerd nostalgia to macOS, Windows and Linux
If you're nostalgic about old tech and software, then get ready: Slack developer Felix Rieseberg has created an app that allows you to run Windows 95 on Windows, macOS and Linux (which is perhaps...
10:03 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Sony's new PS4 remote automatically links up with your A/V gear
If you were looking for an update to PDP's basic PS4 media remote, you're in luck: The new version, announced today, uses "advanced Cloud technology" to automatically detect all th...
09:31 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Google's Daydream science labs bring STEM experiments to VR
It's not always easy for STEM students to find enough lab time to get their work done, which is often essential for their degrees. Whether it's down to student demand, school budgets or stud...
08:59 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget EVE Online crowdsourced science data will soon be publicly available
In March 2016, space MMO EVE Online added the Project Discovery minigame which let players classify proteins in their downtime to help researchers. After collecting data for over two years, the projec...
08:28 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Apple moves forward with TV adaptation of Asimov's Foundation
In April, reports surfaced that Apple was looking into an adaptation of Isaac Asimov's Foundation series for its lineup, and now the company has announced that it is moving forward with the show....
08:15 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Infiniti taunts us with another electric race car we can't buy
If you thought the retro-tastic Infiniti Prototype 9 couldn't be improved upon, the automaker thought otherwise. At this year's Pebble Beach automotive event, the larger Prototype 10 made an...
08:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $20 on a PlayStation Gold Wireless Headset
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 Wire...
07:46 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget A closer look at Nikon's Z7 flagship mirrorless camera
After what seemed like an endless amount of rumors and teases, Nikon has finally debuted its Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras. While both models have the potential to rival some of Sony's best mirror...
07:38 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget 'Arena of Valor' is a completely different game on Switch
Arena of Valor is arguably the most popular video game in the world, clocking more than 200 million players -- before it debuted in North America in December. Compare that to other online blockbusters...
07:26 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget NSA leaker Reality Winner sentenced to 5 years in prison
Reality Winner, the whistleblower who leaked NSA election hacking data, pled guilty back in June to a single count of transmitting national defense information. Today, she was sentenced to 63 months i...
07:01 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget BMW unveils the tech-filled, aggressive-looking Z4 Roadster
BMW unveiled the new BMW Z4 Roadster at Pebble Beach, California this morning with a more aggressive design that takes cues from the 8 Series. Concepts of both cars were shown off last year at Pebble ...
06:54 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Google removes accounts tied to Iran-led misinformation campaign
Google shared an update today regarding its efforts to combat state-sponsored phishing attacks and to remove accounts associated with an influence operation linked to Iran. The company said that in re...
06:46 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Sony Aibo hands-on: An adorable robo-pup that needs training
It's easy to scoff at Aibo, Sony's $2,799 robot dog. But seeing one up close might change your mind. It moves much more smoothly than before; it reacts to your pets and voice commands realis...
06:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Sekiro continues the work that Bloodborne started
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice doesn't represent a seachange from the formula that Dark Souls creator Hidetaka Miyazaki has been refining over the past decade, but it does take that blueprint in a wel...
06:13 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget LG adds an exoskeleton to its line of CLOi robots
Today, LG announced that it will reveal its first robotic exoskeleton at IFA 2018, which takes place in Berlin from August 31st to September 5th. The exoskeleton, called LG CLOi SuitBot, is designed t...
06:01 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Twitch's next streaming marathon includes 932 episodes of 'Pokmon'
Bob Ross. Julia Child. Doctor Who. Now you can add Ash Ketchum and Pikachu to the list of marathons Twitch has streamed. Starting August 27th and going all the way through 2019, Twitch will stream 16 ...
05:41 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget 'Gone Home' won't arrive on Switch until September 6th
Gone Home, the hit debut from The Fullbright Company, was supposed to be released for the Nintendo Switch today, but the launch has been delayed. Annapurna Interactive, the publisher bringing the game...
05:22 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget VW's $4 billion connected car push includes its own operating system
VW knows it has to rethink its approach to technology if it's going to adapt to a world full of electric cars, autonomy and ridesharing services, and that extends to the very software that makes ...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Oculus debuts three VR experiences that tackle timely social issues
Oculus' Creators Lab regularly works with filmmakers under the VR for Good initiative to produce immersive experiences that "showcase the need for social change." Now, it's making ...
04:42 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Google's Datally offers two more ways to manage your data use
Google has added two more useful features to its Datally data-managing app. The first is emergency bank, a way to portion off some of your data and save it for when you might need it most. Just enter ...
04:21 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget B&O's pricey Google Assistant speakers go on sale next month
When we saw Bang &amp; Olufsen's Google-Assistant enabled BeoSound speaker at CES in January, they didn't have a price or street date. Seven months later, that's changed. Now we kno...
04:02 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget An Overwatch League preview show is coming to Twitter
Overwatch League and Twitter just struck a deal that will bring the league's competition to the social platform, starting with the upcoming All-Star Weekend. Twitter will host near real-time high...
03:38 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Volkswagen will offer an EV-sharing service in Berlin
In 2019, Volkswagen will launch an electric car-sharing in Berlin called "We Share" with 1,500 e-Golf vehicles, it announced. The service will expand afterwards with 500 e-up! cars, and even...
03:19 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget 'PUBG' is adding an expansive training mode
As part of its "Fix PUBG" plan to, well, fix many of the issues in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds like sluggish performance and cheating, PUBG Corporation is adding a training mode to th...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Reigns gets a Game of Thrones spin-off
Plenty of games have explored the ins and outs of ruling countries, and the likes of Age of Empires, Civilization and Crusader Kings remain fan-favorites as complex empire creation simulators. The 201...
02:47 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget DNC cyberattack scare was just a phishing test
Yesterday, reports surfaced that the Democratic National Committee had been the target of a phishing scheme aimed at collecting officials' login information for a voter database. But it turns out...
02:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget DJI Mavic Pro 2 and Mavic 2 Zoom: Everything you need to know
If you are a fan of DJI's Mavic Pro, today is a good day. Or a bad day, depending on your perspective. Why? Because, as rumored, the drone behemoth didn't just reveal the Mavic Pro 2, it als...
02:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget DJI Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom: Everything you need to know
If you are a fan of DJI's Mavic Pro, today is a good day. Or a bad day, depending on your perspective. Why? Because, as rumored, the drone behemoth didn't just reveal the Mavic 2 Pro, it als...
02:16 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget The Grand Tour Game is a near-perfect mirror of the show
When Amazon announced its Grand Tour video game, I imagined a generic racer with crudely digitized versions of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. The reality, though, is quite different. ...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Sonys revamped Aibo heads to the US for $2,899
We got a brief glimpse at Sony's sixth-generation Aibo back at CES -- but we couldn't touch it, no matter how adorable it looked, and we didn't know when it would be hitting America. We...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Yakuza Kiwami 2s tangled plot is half the appeal
The Yakuza series on the PS4 is, at its heart, a story of family. It explores this theme through the narrative lens of the protagonist Kiryu Kazuma and the Sisyphean task of protecting the people that...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Yakuza Kiwami 2's tangled plot is half the appeal
The Yakuza series on the PS4 is, at its heart, a story of family. It explores this theme through the narrative lens of the protagonist Kiryu Kazuma and the Sisyphean task of protecting the people that...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget A closer look at Nikon's Z7 flagship mirrorless camera
After what seemed like an endless amount of rumors and teases, Nikon has finally debuted its Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras. While both models have the potential to rival some of Sony's best mirror...
01:51 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Cambridge researcher claims no 'misuse' of data after Facebook ban
Yesterday, Facebook announced that it had banned the Cambridge University app myPersonality, which was collected user data for academic and research purposes. Facebook claimed it banned the app for tw...
01:44 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Fortnite update adds Rifts-To-Go item
After some short downtime for server maintenance, Fortnite is back online and its v5.30 patch is live, bringing with it some cool new features and a bunch of bug fixes that'll make gameplay smoot...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget It's not always sunny in 'Cyberpunk 2077'
The Gamescom demo for Cyberpunk 2077 is nearly identical to the one shown at E3 two months prior, but it features a few important changes. First, it introduces a new weapon, a katana capable of emitti...
01:14 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget It's official: Playing as Oddjob in 'GoldenEye' was cheating
I thought this secret would go to the grave with me, but alas, my hand has been forced -- I have a confession to make. Back in gaming's early glory days, when Rare's seminal Nintendo 64 firs...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Lenovo's latest tablets include a $70 Android Go model
Android Go isn't just for entry-level smartphones. Lenovo is refreshing its Android tablet line, and the centerpiece is arguably the Tab E7 (above), an ultra-low-end model for anyone who just wan...
12:28 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget 'Sable' is gorgeous, but will live or die on its story
It's been clear that Sable is going to be a very pretty game ever since a few work-in-progress GIFs bounced around Twitter and Tumblr a year or so ago. What hasn't been entirely clear to me ...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Lyft will offer free rides on Election Day in November
Lyft wants to help you do your civic duty, so it's giving away free and discounted rides on November 6th. The ride-hailing firm has an existing free ride program for emergency situations and non-...
11:28 am -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Court rules accessing smart meter data constitutes a government search
Smart meters are designed to reduce energy consumption, lower household bills and, by extension, help the planet along a little bit. But could they also be used by the government to spy on you? This i...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Nikon's new cameras and 'All Access' Xbox rumors
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We kick off today with two incredible cameras from Nikon, a powerful smartphone that doesn't cost the earth and plenty of game impressions from Gamescom in Ge...
08:55 am -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget The world's first planar magnetic wireless earphones don't come cheap
Planar magnetic headphones are the HiFi tech du jour via impressive (but pricey) recent models like the Blue Ella and Audeze Sine. Now, RHA has brought the tech down to a tiny new size with the CL2 Pl...
07:00 am -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Ariana Grande's Snapchat lens lets fans try on album merch
If you're an Arianator, you'll probably like Snapchat's newest selfie Lens a lot more than the recent ones the app launched, including those Lenses that react to sound and your voice. T...
06:44 am -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Huawei and ZTE banned from supplying 5G tech to Australia
Australia is distancing itself from Huawei and ZTE, imposing a ban much more detrimental to the companies' business than the one the US handed down. According to Financial Times and Reuters, the ...
05:01 am -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Nikon's 58mm f/0.95 'Z-Noct' lens shows why it created the Z-Mount
When you see Nikon's new Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras, the first thing that stands out is that massive 55mm lens mount. With the announcement of a new lens (under development), Nikon has shown ex...
05:01 am -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Nikon's Z6 outmuscles the Sony A7 III in shooting speed and video
After many leaks and teases, Nikon has unveiled the Z6, a full-frame mirrorless camera that might tempt many photographers away from Sony's A7 III. It has very similar specs to that model, includ...
05:01 am -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Nikon's Z7 mirrorless camera is a full-frame 45.7-megapixel beast
It's over, at last: Nikon's worst kept secret is finally seeing the light of day in an official capacity. Today, the company revealed its long-rumored, highly anticipated mirrorless cameras,...
04:37 am -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget NASA apps take you to space with VR and selfies
NASA's apps tend to be all-business, but it's livening things up this time around -- the administration has released two apps that go beyond dry scientific explanations. The most intriguin...
03:32 am -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Facebook makes it easier for researchers to analyze its ad archive
Back in May, Facebook made good on earlier promises and started labeling US election- and issue-related ads with who paid for them, and also linked to a searchable archive of such advertisements. Toda...
02:35 am -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Facebook audit leads to the suspension of 400 apps
In May a report by New Scientist revealed that a Cambridge University-developed app called "myPersonality" had collected personal information from millions of Facebook users, and failed to p...
02:18 am -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Spotify adds The Joe Budden Podcast to its hip-hop lineup
Spotify announced today it's teaming up with the popular Joe Budden Podcast. Beginning September 12th, the hip-hop focused podcast will stream exclusively on Spotify, dropping new episodes every ...
01:21 am -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Lyft enables sloth with seat-specific stadium drop-offs
It's Lyft's turn to help you get to an event on time, and with a minimum of legwork at that. The ridesharing firm has forged a deal with SeatGeek to help you book rides to (and from) live e...
12:19 am -04 - Thu, August 23, 2018
Engadget Facebook pulls iOS VPN app following Apple's privacy objections
Apple's increasingly tougher stance on app privacy has led Facebook to pull one of its iOS apps. The Wall Street Journal has learned that Facebook is removing its VPN-based Onavo Protect program ...
11:27 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Ford recalls 50,000 hybrid and EV wall-charging cords
A few months after Ford announced that it's ending production on all cars but the Mustang, it's got other bitter news for owners of some of its older hybrids and EVs -- but don't worry,...
10:49 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget 'All Access' Xbox subscription could bundle games, Live and a console
Microsoft's vision for the Xbox as a service might become clearer in the very near future. Windows Central has heard that Microsoft is prepping a Xbox All Access subscription that would bundle ...
09:59 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget 'High Guardian Spice' is Crunchyroll's first original series
Seemingly every streaming service is moving into original programming and AT&amp;T-owned Crunchyroll is next to take a swing at it. Ellation Studios (also owned by AT&amp;T) will start produci...
09:28 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget All Pandora users can now share tunes on Snapchat
Pandora thinks it has a way to thrust its not-so-dominant Premium music service into the public consciousness: hooking into a social network that's also fighting for relevance. Premium subscribe...
09:07 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget DC's streaming service will feature a daily news show
We've known about DC Comics's streaming service, called DC Universe, for some time now, but as it gears up for launch we're learning more about what's in store for subscribers. Tod...
08:46 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Skullcandys new headphones are harder to lose thanks to Tile
Today, audio company Skullcandy announced new headphones with noise-canceling technology at a moderate price. The $180 Venue are sleek white over-ear cans with more modest branding (just a dime-sized ...
08:25 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Shadow's latest game streaming box is sleeker, quieter and wireless
Blade's Shadow game streaming service is still young, but it's already getting a hardware upgrade. The company has unveiled a Shadow Ghost device that promises to deliver more flexibility a...
08:04 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget You'll have to pay $50 more for Samsung's LTE Galaxy Watch
Samsung just outlined how much it will cost you to get an LTE version of the Galaxy Watch and leave your phone at home. The company's product pages show that you'll be paying a $50 premium ...
07:43 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget 'Rocket League' Clubs help you compete as a team
Rocket League is practically tailor-made for team play, but actually organizing a team within the game? Not so simple. Psyonix is about to make it considerably easier, thankfully. As part of an upc...
07:22 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget What's coming to Netflix in September: 'Black Panther' and 'Maniac'
Fall is in the air, and with the changing of the seasons comes the changing of what's available on Netflix. The headliners this month are Black Panther and second seasons for a trio of Netflix or...
07:01 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Steam Play for Linux now lets you play Windows games
This week, Valve announced a new beta version of Steam Play that includes a Windows emulator for Linux. This project is part of Steam's effort to bring more compatible games to Linux, allowing th...
06:51 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Amazon's Alexa Fellowship expands to 14 more universities
Amazon is eager to get more bright minds working on voice technology, so it's expanding the Alexa Fellowship program to 14 more universities, including Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Texa...
06:30 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Can hackers stop trolls from manipulating the media?
In the past few years conversations about the media have evolved into heated debates about collusion, lies, ethics, confirmation bias, gatekeepers and of course the stupidest of all phrases, "Fak...
06:14 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Nokia will make 3 for every 5G smartphone sold
Licensing-related patent wars are pretty run-of-the-mill occurrences for tech companies -- there's always a report of some spat or another in the news. But now Nokia, and a bunch of other giants,...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA says the RTX 2080 GPU is twice as fast as the GTX 1080
It's clear that NVIDIA's newly announced 20-series GPUs are incredibly powerful, but so far, it's been tough to tell how much faster they are than the previous generation. Today during ...
05:40 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget DNC reports attempted cyberattack targeting its voter database
The Democratic National Committee appears to be the target of another cybersecurity attack, CNN reports, and it has alerted the FBI about a phishing attempt aimed at gaining access to its voter databa...
05:24 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Europe is reportedly ready to clear Apples purchase of Shazam
In April, the European Commission (EC) announced that it was launching an in-depth investigation into Apple's proposed purchase of Shazam -- a deal that was announced last December. Now, accordin...
05:07 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Christies will auction AI-generated art for the first time
In October, Christie's Prints and Multiples art auction will include a portrait of a man named Edmond De Belamy, one of 11 portraits of the Belamy family. The man is depicted in a dark coat with ...
04:48 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Even teens are worried about how much they use their smartphones
Today, the Pew Research Center released a new report on teenagers and screen time. Specifically, 54 percent of teens (aged 13 to 17) worry that they spend too much time on their cell phones. Around tw...
04:32 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Giphy will host a film festival for 18-second movies in NYC
Because there isn't already enough original content out there, a new player is entering the film festival scene. Giphy has announced The Giphy Film Fest, which will feature looped films that are ...
04:14 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Researchers create safer lithium-ion batteries that harden on impact
Lithium-ion batteries have a world of important applications (smartphones, electric vehicles and the Mars Curiosity Rover, to name a few), but they're also notoriously unstable, and if damaged ca...
03:59 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Latest Pixel 3 XL leak shows wireless charging in action
There have been hints Google's Pixel 3 line would support wireless charging, but it now appears to be a virtual lock. Maxim Khoroshev has posted a video showing a Pixel 3 XL topping up on a wire...
03:34 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget The newest 'Dota 2' shoutcaster is Valve boss Gabe Newell
Gabe Newell is a lot of things to a lot of people: PC gaming's greatest gift; the man who knows how Half-life 3 ends; reclusive sous-vide aficionado. And now he's an in-game announcer in Dot...
03:17 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Watch the ESA launch its wind-mapping Aeolus satellite at 5PM ET
The European Space Agency is launching its Aeolus wind-mapping satellite today from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana. Once in orbit, Aeolus will measure winds from the Earth's sur...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget I never thought I'd see Master Chief drive around Northumberland
Halo's armored hero, Master Chief, has fought the Covenant on a raft of planets throughout the galaxy. One place the super-soldier hasn't visited, though, is a village called Bamburgh on the...
02:43 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget New 'Overwatch' map spotlights D.Va and the MEKA Squad
No one in gaming does CGI cinematics quite like Blizzard. The latest Overwatch short focuses on D.Va and the weight of her feeling like she's the only person who can fight against Omnic. Without ...
02:18 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Walmart squares up to Amazon with a new e-book store
Walmart has officially launched the Amazon e-book and audiobook rival it's been working on with Kobo this past year. The big box retailer announced its partnership with Kobo's parent company...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget 'Life is Strange 2' deals with brotherhood in the face of death
Life is Strange 2 begins with a bleak bang. Developer Dontnod shared the game's first 20 minutes this week on YouTube, introducing series fans to the Diaz family before diving straight into a cha...
01:39 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Gorgeous puzzle game 'Monument Valley' is being turned into a movie
One of the most beautifully-designed mobile puzzle games of all time is going to be given the silver screen treatment. Released in 2014 and quickly snapping up the title of Apple's Game of the Ye...
01:20 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Netflix signs Tiffany Haddish for a stand-up special
Over the last few years Netflix has become a leading player in stand-up comedy, and now it's announced that next year Tiffany Haddish will record an hour-long special for the service. Her profile...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget DaVinci Resolve 15 is a free, Hollywood-grade video editor
With the latest release of DaVinci Resolve 15, Blackmagic Design has radically made over its editing suite to create one of the best video-editing systems at any price -- even against mainstream optio...
12:30 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Devil May Cry 5 hands-on: Fantastically familiar
Ten years after the debut of Devil May Cry 4, Nero is back in the driver's seat and he's never looked better. It's not just the haircut, either -- Devil May Cry 5 runs on the RE Engine ...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget New York Public Library turns classic novels into Insta Stories
The New York Public Library is using Instagram's Stories feature to make classic novels more accessible and enticing to read, especially to the younger generation. It has teamed up with ad agency...
11:30 am -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Qualcomm's 7nm Snapdragon chip will be ready for 5G phones
Qualcomm is keeping up its habit of using bleeding edge manufacturing for its mobile processors. The chip designer has confirmed that its "upcoming flagship mobile platform" will include a s...
11:20 am -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Google's fitness plan and 'Veronica Mars' on Hulu?
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Gamescom continues with our best look yet at Nintendo's newest Labo kit and big news for Dark Souls fans. Also, Google is finally ready to redesign its fitnes...
11:03 am -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget 'Arena of Valor' officially launches on Nintendo Switch in September
If you weren't able to sign up for Arena of Valor's closed beta on the Nintendo Switch, don't worry -- the popular 5v5 MOBA will be officially available for the platform in September. L...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget How Ronaldo's transfer impacted The Journey in 'FIFA 19'
On July 10th, 2018, less than three months before the release of FIFA 19, Juventus announced that it had signed soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid for $110 million. The timing made se...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Finally, a cheap smartphone with true flagship power
Xiaomi is one of the most respected smartphone brands in India, but apparently that wasn't not good enough. Earlier today, the Chinese phone maker launched a new sub-brand called Pocophone, which...
08:02 am -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Say goodbye to the company that made the cute Kuri robot
It's a sad day if you're fond of robotic assistants. Mayfield Robotics, the company behind the awww-inducing Kuri robot, is shutting down on October 31st, 2018. Simply put, the company had...
07:00 am -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Panasonic's LX100 II gets a resolution boost and touchscreen
Panasonic has launched the Lumix LX100 II, a compact camera for photographers who might want a bigger sensor than on models like Sony's RX100 VI. The biggest change over the last model is a highe...
05:33 am -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget HPs ear-cooling Mindframe headset will be available in September
HP's Mindframe headset is a rad concept: Use a thermoelectric device in each cup to keep your ears cool during heated gaming sessions. Ahead of this weekend's Gamescom conference, the compan...
03:13 am -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Samsung's latest curved gaming monitors are fast and cheap
So you want a curved Samsung gaming monitor, but you don't want to splash out for an over-the-top model like the HDR-ready CHG90. Are you out of luck? Not for much longer -- Samsung has unveile...
02:15 am -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Nintendo Labo Vehicle Kit hands-on: The Toy-Cons we've been waiting for
Nintendo's first few Labo Toy-Con kits let us go fishing and pretend to be a giant robot. But aside from the motorcycle kit, they didn't really get you moving much. That's where the upc...
01:43 am -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget Facebook pulls hundreds of 'inauthentic' pages linked to Iran and Russia
Once again, Facebook is notifying the media that it has mass-removed accounts exhibiting "coordinated inauthentic behavior on Facebook and Instagram." This time around, Mark Zuckerberg said ...
12:33 am -04 - Wed, August 22, 2018
Engadget MIT finds a way for submarines to talk directly to airplanes
Submarines can't normally communicate directly with anything above the water due to the physical limits of their signal, but that might change in the near future. Researchers have developed a wi...
11:13 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Verizon data throttling hampered response to Mendocino wildfire
Santa Clara County Fire Chief Anthony Bowden has filed an addendum (PDF) as part of a lawsuit headed by 22 state attorneys general that's seeking to reinstate net neutrality regulations repealed ...
10:27 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Hulu is close to making a new season of 'Veronica Mars'
Veronica Mars is the TV series you just can't ignore, it seems. Entertainment Weekly, Deadline, Variety and others have claimed that Hulu is "close to a deal" with Warner Bros. for a ne...
09:51 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Three years in, Samsung Pay has a long way to go
Samsung Pay debuted roughly three years ago to much fanfare, but how's it been doing since? Pretty well -- relatively speaking. The Korean tech giant has announced that its tap-to-pay service h...
09:30 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Microsoft, where's my 2TB Xbox One X?
Today at Gamescom Microsoft trotted out a bevy of new Xbox hardware/software bundles, as promised. There were eight (!) in total, with the One X getting the lion's share of them. Both the One S a...
09:04 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Uber will pay 56 employees a total of $1.9 million for harassment claims
Uber is nearing a final settlement regarding numerous sexual harassment and discrimination claims. Bloomberg reports today that 56 current and former employees who filed claims of sexual harassment wi...
08:47 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Facebook app's code hints at Aloha speech recognition feature
Facebook would have been the last big tech company to bring a smart speaker to market, but the company reportedly paused developing it in March when the Cambridge Analytica scandal erupted. While the ...
08:17 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Norm Macdonalds Netflix show debuts September 14th
Netflix announced in March that a talk show from Norm Macdonald was on the way and now we have a premiere date and the guest lineup. Norm Macdonald has a Show will debut on September 14th and the gues...
07:22 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Amazon turned its The Grand Tour TV series into a racing game
If you've enjoyed The Grand Tour on Amazon, here's some synergy you probably didn't see coming: The ecommerce giant's in-house studio is making the show into a video game. Before y...
06:51 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Sony's smart light is now compatible with Google Assistant
Back in 2016, Sony introduced a new smart light that had humidity, motion, luminance and temperature detectors, along with an infrared controller, memory card slot, microphone and speaker. It really w...
06:25 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Lyft and Aptiv complete 5,000 self-driving rides in Las Vegas
Lyft's experiment with paid self-driving rides in Las Vegas appears to be going as smoothly as you might hope. Lyft and its partner Aptiv have revealed that they've completed 5,000 autonomou...
06:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Honda Insight: Stylish, efficient and ready to take on the Prius
The original Honda Insight landed in the United States in December 1999. The tiny aerodynamic hatchback didn't light the electrified vehicle world on fire like the far more popular Toyota Prius. ...
05:39 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Uber fills CFO position that has been vacant for three years
Uber has selected a new CFO, finally filling a role that has been vacant since 2015. The company has hired Nelson Chai for the position, a former Merrill Lynch CFO and most recently the CEO of insuran...
05:21 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Facebook removes 5,000 ad targeting options to prevent discrimination
Earlier in the summer, Facebook signed an agreement with Washington to keep advertisers from using the platform's tools to selectively exclude certain demographics, which the company first got in...
05:12 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget LinkedIn opens up data to researchers to learn about the job market
LinkedIn will open up its data to academic researchers for the purpose of better understanding the labor market and the economy, Bloomberg reports. The company is inviting academics to submit study pr...
04:51 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Tinder's new matchmaking service is just for college students
Today, Tinder introduced a new matchmaking service aimed at students attending a four-year college or university. Called Tinder U, it is primarily a dating service, but can also be used to find new fr...
04:30 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Galaxy Note 9 water cooling tested: Does it really work?
Flagship phones in 2018 can easily handle graphically demanding games, but many of them run hot or simply can't sustain their performance after several minutes of play.The Galaxy Note 9 has a fea...
04:02 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Netflix tries bypassing Apple's App Store for payments
Netflix is bypassing App Store for its recurring subscription fees. Currently, Netflix pays a 30 percent cut of first-year subscription fees to Apple and 15 percent for each recurring year. But now in...
03:41 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Dark Souls Trilogy collection is coming to PS4 and Xbox One
The critically-acclaimed Dark Souls series is getting a three-disc bundle release for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 later this year. Dark Souls Trilogy will include the remastered original, Dark Soul...
03:36 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget 'Devil May Cry 5' hits Xbox One, PS4 and PC on March 8th, 2019
Devil May Cry 5 is due to land on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC on March 8th, 2019, Capcom announced today during the special Gamescom edition of the Inside Xbox livestream. Devil May Cry 5 is the se...
03:24 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget The latest Xbox One gamepad innovation: trigger grips
As sure as the sun sets, Microsoft spent some time at Gamescom talking about a new variant of its killer Xbox One gamepad. This time, it's one themed around PlayerUnknown's BattleGrounds. Bu...
03:11 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget 'Shenmue III' makes its long-delayed debut on August 27th, 2019
The long-awaited, crowdfunded Shenmue III was originally supposed to arrive by December 2017, but that clearly never came to pass -- delays have pushed it back two years. The developers at Ys Net app...
02:50 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Facebook is rating users based on their 'trustworthiness'
Facebook hasn't been shy about rating the trustworthiness of news outlets, but it's now applying that thinking to users as well. The company's Tessa Lyons has revealed to the Washingto...
02:44 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget LG's wireless Tone headphones have a Google Assistant button
With the G7 ThinQ smartphone, LG cemented its commitment to Google's AI, and now it's doing the same with its neck-worn Tone headphone lineup. The LG Tone Platinum SE supports Google Assista...
02:23 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget 'Until Dawn' creators return with 'The Dark Pictures Anthology'
Until Dawn developer Supermassive Games is back with another branching horror game, but it's breaking from tradition in more ways than one. It's launching The Dark Pictures Anthology, a col...
02:02 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget 'Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night' delayed until 2019
Things were looking rosy for the upcoming release of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night -- the game had even gotten as far as a private beta demo. But, citing similar reasons to its previous delay, the...
01:41 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Watch Xboxs Gamescom event right here at 10:30AM ET!
If you've been patiently waiting to discover what Microsoft will be announcing and previewing for Xbox at Gamescom 2018, you're in luck. You can watch the event at the livestream below today...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget NASA confirms the presence of ice at the moon's poles
There's water ice on the surface of the moon, a team of scientists has confirmed, and future expeditions could harvest it for human settlements. They used data collected by NASA's Moon Miner...
01:20 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Gmail's merciful 'undo send' feature comes to Android
Gmail's desktop 'undo send' feature is a godsend for the mashy-handed, letting you recall an email for a short time after you've sent it out into the internet ether. Now -- finally...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Google redesigns Fit to get you moving
Sitting kills. Specifically, a sedentary lifestyle can kill you. Google and the American Heart Association want to save your life, or at least, encourage you to be more active. The tech giant is givin...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Leica's M10-P rangefinder has an ultra-quiet mechanical shutter
Leica has unveiled the M10-P rangefinder, an update to last year's M10 with a couple of changes that makes it even more discreet and technically proficient. The biggest change is a new mechanical...
12:40 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Sony has some colorful new DualShock 4 pads for your PS4
The DualShock 4 wireless controller has been kicking around for a while now, so it was only a matter of time before PlayStation did something to give it a little marketing boost. And what's the e...
12:21 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Insta360 Pro 2 captures 8K VR video with stabilization
Back in December, Insta360 managed to prolong the life of its professional VR camera, the aptly-named Insta360 Pro, with a significant firmware upgrade. But of course, since there is only so much that...
12:02 pm -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Costco now accepts Apple Pay across the US
Next time you drop by Costco for some groceries or a (non-Polish) hotdog, you'll be able to check out using your iPhone or your Apple Watch. The membership-only wholesale retailer is done install...
11:31 am -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Chris Pine wants to reclaim Scotland in Netflixs Outlaw King
Netflix released a trailer today for its historical film Outlaw King. Starring Chris Pine, the film tells the story of Robert the Bruce and his effort to reclaim control of Scotland from the King of E...
10:30 am -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Cheap MacBook rumors
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Gamescom is upon us, and NVIDIA kicked things off with some new graphics hardware you'll want to know about. Plus, a cheaper MacBook could be in the making, a...
09:58 am -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Watch the first trailer for Bandai Namco's painterly WWI adventure
When 11-11: Memories Retold was announced, it promised a war drama rife with the "emotional" human experience. Now, Bandai Namco, Wallace &amp; Gromit's Aardman Animation Studios an...
09:25 am -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget HTC's Vive Wireless Adapter will cost $300
14 months after HTC and Intel first showed off their wireless VR prototype, the two are finally ready to ship the product. According to HTC's announcement today, the Intel WiGig-based Vive Wirele...
09:03 am -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Evil Geniuses win 'record-setting' Call of Duty World League tourney
If you needed evidence that Call of Duty is still a big deal in the esports realm, you just got it. Well-known team Evil Geniuses just took home $600,000 as the winners of the 2018 Call of Duty World...
08:02 am -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Google and IMAX stop work on their movie-grade VR camera
You can forget about seeing that VR camera from Google and IMAX any time soon. Variety has learned that the two companies have halted work on the movie-quality 3D hardware. IMAX would only say that i...
07:05 am -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget 'Stormdivers' is a battle royale game with superpowers
Back in April, Resogun and Super Stardust HD developer Housemarque teased a mysterious multiplayer project called Stormdivers. The reveal, though, showed little beyond a forest locale, some man-made s...
07:01 am -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Logitech's wireless G Pro mouse is built for esports
Wireless gaming mice are anathema to esports pros for a reason -- when you're that skilled, even a modest amount of lag can throw you off. Logitech is betting that it can fulfill their dreams, t...
07:01 am -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Parallels 14 boots faster and uses less of your storage
It's been well over a decade since Macs have been able to run Windows. Ever since, Parallels has been one of the top options for running Microsoft's OS alongside macOS. With the big Mojave u...
06:30 am -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Microsoft found Russian phishing sites mimicking Republican groups
Weeks after Microsoft revealed it detected Russian hackers targeting multiple 2018 campaigns (including Senator Claire McCaskill) the company is announcing it found and disabled six spoof domains crea...
05:45 am -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Audible's first fitness programs guide you through workouts
Audible now wants to serve as your personal coach -- the audiobook service is launching audio fitness programs through an alliance with Aaptiv. Each program has a professional trainer guiding you thr...
03:46 am -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Steam TV goes live again to stream 'Dota 2' tournament
Steam TV is online again after Valve briefly pushed it live last week. The platform is currently streaming a live broadcast of The International 2018, Valve's Dota 2 esports tournament. While the...
03:01 am -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'Shenmue,' 'Follow This' and 'Sharp Objects'
This week the first two Shenmue games are coming back with Sega releasing remastered editions for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Netflix is premiering a new series following Buzzfeed reporters around, and HBO&...
01:46 am -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget Stratolaunch's new satellite carriers include a reusable space plane
Paul Allen's Stratolaunch is only just starting to make serious progress on its massive aircraft, but it's already thinking about its future beyond that enormous machine. The company has un...
12:37 am -04 - Tue, August 21, 2018
Engadget JBL's Android TV soundbar arrives in October for $399
You don't have to wait too much longer if you like the thought of a Google-powered soundbar. JBL's Link Bar is now available for pre-order in the US for $399, with shipments poised to start...
11:44 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Watch NVIDIA's Gamescom presentation in under 14 minutes
Earlier today at Gamescom, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang showed off its latest graphics cards, which are built on its new Turing architecture to be the company's fastest GeForce cards ever. Moving on...
10:59 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Classic JRPGs Grandia and Grandia II are coming to the Switch
Two classic JRPGs are coming to the Nintendo Switch: Grandia, which first came out on the Sega Saturn in 1997 before a wider release on the original PlayStation, and its sequel Grandia II, which debut...
10:37 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Skype launches end-to-end encryption for calls and texts
After months of work, Skype's Private Conversations are now a practical reality. Users on Android, iOS and desktop platforms can now switch on end-to-end encryption for both calls and text chats...
09:58 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Facebook and NYU researchers aim to use AI to speed up MRI scans
Facebook is teaming up with researchers at the NYU School of Medicine's Department of Radiology in order to make MRIs more accessible. Scientists with the Facebook Artificial Intelligence Researc...
09:26 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Amazon Prime members no longer get ad-free Twitch privileges
Two years after Amazon acquired Twitch in 2014, the latter announced that Prime members would get to stream content on the platform without ads. But those halcyon days are over, as the streaming platf...
08:52 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget 'Life is Strange 2' trailer follows two young brothers on the run
The studio Dontnod Entertainment previously revealed that the sequel to its highly-acclaimed adventure game Life is Strange would debut with its first chapter on September 27th, 2018. But aside from s...
08:36 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget NASA supports SpaceX plan to fuel rockets with astronauts on board
As SpaceX gears up to launch NASA astronauts to space with its Falcon 9 rockets, the agency has been debating whether to allow the company to fuel its spacecraft after astronauts have boarded. SpaceX ...
08:15 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Both CBS All Access tiers are available on Amazon Channels
In January, Amazon added the commercial-free version of CBS All Access, the network's subscription streaming service, to Prime Video Channels. Now, the $6 limited commercial tier is available as ...
07:52 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Apple may unveil 'low-cost' MacBook, upgraded Mac mini this year
Apple is setting up to release a lower-cost MacBook and higher-performance Mac mini later this year, sources told Bloomberg. Given how dismal Mac sales were last quarter (13 percent worse than the sam...
07:33 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Dark Souls studios 'Sekiro' arrives March 22nd, 2019
With its difficult but mechanically tight Dark Souls and Bloodborne games, FromSoftware has developed a devoted fanbase eager for the studio's next adventure. At Microsoft's E3 event, the co...
07:12 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Microsoft will stop accepting new Windows 8 apps October 31st
Microsoft really, really wants app creators and users alike to focus on Windows 10, and it's now giving them a not-so-gentle nudge in that direction. The software maker has warned that it will s...
06:51 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Dark Sky update includes saved locations and a unified timeline
The Dark Sky weather app got a major update today, which includes new visuals and additional features. First up is the timeline. Rather than having different aspects of the forecast spread out across ...
06:30 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget If youre still using a fax machine for security think again
While the human race, by and large, has moved on from fax machines, they're still out there. The medical and real estate industries still cling to the technology -- possibly because they believe ...
06:01 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Dell's Alienware desktops get upgraded with NVIDIA's RTX graphics
Dell is wasting no time keeping up with NVIDIA's latest graphics cards. At Gamescom today, the company announced that its Alienware Aurora tower and Area 51 flagship desktop will get NVIDIA'...
06:01 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Dells new gaming monitors focus on high refresh rates
Gamers that want a top-level monitor but don't have Alienware money lying around should take a look at Dell's forthcoming monitor line-up. The 24inch FHD and 27inch QHD models boast pretty h...
05:55 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 2080 leapfrogs the 1080 Ti for $800
NVIDIA has unveiled its new mainstream gaming performance graphics card, the GeForce RTX 2080. As rumored, it's built using 12-nanometer manufacturing, and packs 8GB of cutting-edge GDDR6 memory ...
05:41 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget 'Transference' demo gives a taste of Elijah Wood's PSVR thriller
The Elijah Wood-backed mind-bender Transference is due to arrive September 18th, but you don't have to wait until then (or spend hard-earned cash) to see if it lives up early buzz. Ubisoft and S...
05:34 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA's $1,199 RTX 2080 Ti is the fastest GeForce card ever
You've seen the leaks, but today at Gamescom NVIDIA officially announced its new line of RTX video cards. And, thanks to the company's new Turing hardware, they're just as crazy powerfu...
05:21 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Apple pulls 25,000 gambling apps from China's App Store after pressure
Apple is once again removing apps in response to Chinese government pressure, although under somewhat different circumstances this time around. State media reports that Apple pulled 25,000 gambling a...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget 'Diablo III' on Switch is a comprehensive, faithful port
Rumors were swirling for weeks ahead of Blizzard's heavily hyped Diablo announcement on Wednesday. Were we to see a potential spin off series, perhaps an all-new sequel to the long-running franch...
04:27 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Weird Al's first journey into VR is a short called 'Shady Friend'
Weird Al is set to make his VR debut, Variety reports, starring alongside Nick Rutherford (Dream Corp LLC), Minka Kelly (Friday Night Lights) and former SNL writer Nick Kocher in a short film called S...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Watch NVIDIA's GeForce RTX launch right here at 12PM ET!
By holding a rare solo press conference at Gamescom 2018, NVIDIA is offering a pretty good clue about what it will announce. Thanks to the inevitable leaks, we know it'll likely take the wraps of...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Giphy's redesigned homepage puts GIF Stories in the spotlight
Giphy has been growing beyond its roots as a GIF warehouse, but you wouldn't know that if you've looked at the wave of largely unrelated animations on its home page in the past few years. T...
03:29 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Minecraft: Education Edition arrives on iPad in September
Minecraft: Education Edition is heading to the iPad and educators will have access to it starting next month. The education version of the game launched in 2016 and Microsoft says there are now 35 mil...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Just another day in our Sun's crazy magnetic life
Sunspots, flares and other solar activity show the sun's wild side, but we never see the massive forces that cause them. Now, scientists from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) have cre...
02:49 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget The apps and services we recommend for students
So you bought a laptop and phone to take with you to college. But hardware is only as useful as the software it runs, right? Included in our 2018 back-to-school guide are the apps and services that wi...
02:28 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Japan trials AI and robots to boost English skills in schools
Under pressure to improve English skills among both teachers and students, Japan's Ministry of Education is turning to robots, according to NHK. Beginning in April, the ministry will launch a tri...
01:57 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Pepsi buys SodaStream for a future beyond cola
Traditional soda brands are facing tough times right now, as consumers move away from sugary soft drinks to healthier, low-cal options. Pepsi has already tried to diversify away from its fizzy cola ro...
01:30 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget The PC games and accessories we recommend to students
Once you've got your classes and living situation squared away, it's time to plan out the next crucial part of your academic year: gaming. If you've opted to play on PC, you face a daun...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Fitbit Charge 3 hands-on: Better controls come with a trade-off
I recently set my mom up with a Fitbit Charge 2 and had to go to great lengths to explain how to use its pseudo touchscreen. "You have to tap it, but really hard, more like jab at it," I tol...
12:28 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Huawei caught passing off DSLR pictures as phone camera samples
Huawei doesn't have the best track record when it comes to advertising. Campaigns for both its P8 and P9 phones were revealed to be at least a little dishonest, and it seems the advertising aroun...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Aston Martin is re-making James Bond's DB5, spy gadgets included
Aston Martin is creating a limited edition version of the definitive James Bond car, the 1964 Aston Martin DB5. In collaboration with James Bond film producer EON Productions, the automaker will build...
11:02 am -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: The Netflix review purge
Hey, good morning! Over the weekend, we explained how Marvel's Thanos was made to 'feel' alive, a weird-ass looking mouse of the future and why Twitter is reluctant to fight fake news....
10:00 am -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget The latest Philips Hue lighting kits bring color to your walls
Signify's Philips Hue lights can certainly be used to illuminate your walls, but they're not usually meant for it. Even LightStrips are intended more as accents than room-defining centerpiec...
09:10 am -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Autonomous drones will help stop illegal fishing in Africa
Drones aren't just cracking down on land-based poaching in Africa -- ATLAN Space is launching a pilot that will use autonomous drones to report illegal fishing in the Seychelles islands. The f...
08:04 am -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Russia won't replace its aging Proton rocket before 2024
Russia has been using variants of Proton rockets in its space program since 1965, and the design is showing its age. For starters, every launch is an environmental mess -- Proton uses toxic chemicals ...
07:01 am -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Logitech's vertical mouse could save your wrist
There's a good chance you're holding your mouse wrong. Maybe you're gripping it too hard, or your hand is just at a bad angle. While mouse-related injuries are fairly common, if you...
05:24 am -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget EU draft law would force sites to remove extremist content
The European Union is no longer convinced that self-policing is enough to purge online extremist content. The Financial Times has learned that the EU is drafting legislation to force Facebook, Twitter...
04:00 am -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget MIT's 'GPS' for the body can locate hidden implants
Implants are supposed to represent the future of medicine, as they can deliver medicine and track illnesses in ways that just aren't possible with conventional pills and scans. But there's ...
02:58 am -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Tesla cars will play video with a future update
Tesla is planning to bring games to its electric cars' giant touchscreens, so why doesn't it have video playback while the car isn't moving -- something drivers have wanted for years? D...
01:34 am -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Sony explains why Android updates take so long
If you're like many smartphone owners using non-stock versions of Android, you're probably twiddling your thumbs waiting for your device maker to release an upgrade to Android 9 Pie. But hav...
12:00 am -04 - Mon, August 20, 2018
Engadget Tesla's new Roadster will appear on 'Jay Leno's Garage' August 23rd
Tesla's new Roadster has been virtually impossible to see outside of its original launch event unless you've been fortunate enough to spot a prototype in the wild. You're about to get ...
10:34 pm -04 - Sun, August 19, 2018
Engadget Jack Dorsey explains why Twitter is reluctant to fight fake news
Twitter chief Jack Dorsey's media tour has swung past CNN, and he's using this latest opportunity to defend more of the social network's controversial decisions over subjects like fake ...
09:03 pm -04 - Sun, August 19, 2018
Engadget Snapchat's much-needed Android overhaul is hiding in plain sight
Snap promised a sorely needed redesign for Snapchat's sluggish Android app back in November, and it's now clear what that tune-up will entail. Jane Manchun Wong has discovered (with additio...
07:29 pm -04 - Sun, August 19, 2018
Engadget Egypt signs censorship-focused cybercrime bill into law
Egypt's increasingly strict regulation of internet use just became that much harsher. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has signed a cybercrime law that makes it illegal to run and even visit sites ...
06:02 pm -04 - Sun, August 19, 2018
Engadget The next 'Rainbow Six: Siege' update shakes up a familiar formula
Ubisoft has revealed the full details for Rainbow Six: Siege's upcoming Operation Grim Sky update, and it's clear that this is as much about changing the mechanics of the game itself as it i...
04:30 pm -04 - Sun, August 19, 2018
Engadget The best iPhone cases
By Nick GuyThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. ...
03:00 pm -04 - Sun, August 19, 2018
Engadget After Math: What could go wrong?
It's been a week of risk in the tech world, and I don't just mean Elon Musk's recent Twitter-on-acid experiment. Best Buy is wagering $800 million on a company that teaches your grandpa...
01:00 pm -04 - Sun, August 19, 2018
Engadget The best and worst gaming laptop brands of 2018
Gaming laptops are awesome. In some cases, they are highly configurable powerhouses with their own light shows, and in others, they are bargain machines that offer just enough oomph to play the latest...
09:49 am -04 - Sun, August 19, 2018
Engadget Federal court orders alleged hacker to pay for bail with cryptocurrency
Defendants in US federal court cases now have another option for staying out on bail: emptying their virtual wallets. A district court in San Francisco has ordered alleged hacker Martin Marsich to pay...
04:22 am -04 - Sun, August 19, 2018
Engadget 'Forza Horizon 2' leaves the Xbox Store on September 30th
We hope you weren't thinking of scoring Forza Horizon 2 on the cheap now that Horizon 4 is almost here. Turn 10 and Microsoft are removing the open-world arcade racer and its add-ons from the Xb...
02:38 am -04 - Sun, August 19, 2018
Engadget Bots on Amazon's task service may be souring psych studies
It's not uncommon for scientists to use Amazon's Mechanical Turk for research -- they can quickly gather survey data in return for a small outlay to participants. Academics are quickly disco...
01:05 am -04 - Sun, August 19, 2018
Engadget Netflix purges all user reviews like it said it would
If you're browsing Netflix for a new show to watch, don't bother looking for reviews on the platform to see if a title is worth your time. The streaming service is done purging user reviews ...
11:32 pm -04 - Sat, August 18, 2018
Engadget Facebook hit with federal complaint over discriminatory housing ads
Despite past efforts, Facebook hasn't avoided federal-level trouble over allegations it enabled discriminatory housing ads. The Department of Housing and Urban Development has officially filed a ...
10:04 pm -04 - Sat, August 18, 2018
Engadget Skype previews texting feature for PCs
Skype has given Insiders on Android a sneak peek of an upcoming feature called "SMS Connect." Windows Blog Italia has spotted an option in the latest version of Skype Preview's settings...
08:33 pm -04 - Sat, August 18, 2018
Engadget Leaks reveal NVIDIA GeForce RTX cards ahead of August 20th event
NVIDIA hasn't been shy about plans to unveil Turing-based GeForce video cards at its August 20th Gamescom event -- its teaser video effectively spelled out "GeForce RTX 2080" through no...
07:01 pm -04 - Sat, August 18, 2018
Engadget Netflix axes Michelle Wolf and Joel McHale talk shows
Netflix has been experimenting (rather aggressively) with talk shows for a while in an effort to diversify its titles, but results have been hit or miss thus far. It's hard to get attached to a p...
05:28 pm -04 - Sat, August 18, 2018
Engadget Elon Musk says Tesla could build $25,000 EV in about 'three years'
When Elon Musk unveiled Tesla's second master plan, the $35,000 Model 3 represented the price floor. It wasn't set in stone, but you couldn't realistically expect more. However, the d...
04:00 pm -04 - Sat, August 18, 2018
Engadget Ask Engadget: Where can I find tech deals for students?
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...
02:30 pm -04 - Sat, August 18, 2018
Engadget AI gives Thanos a soul in 'Avengers: Infinity War'
Spoilers ahead for Avengers: Infinity War.Thanos isn't your usual Marvel nemesis. Then again, even after 19 films in Disney's superhero universe, it's not as if he's had much stron...
01:00 pm -04 - Sat, August 18, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Your weekend edition
Hey, good morning!Welcome to your weekend. This week included our full review of Samsung's new Galaxy Note 9, Google's opaque location tracking and just a lot of bad news for MoviePass. Elon...
09:31 am -04 - Sat, August 18, 2018
Engadget Google is using AI to run its data center cooling systems
Google's data centers hold thousands of servers and they power everything from Google Search to Gmail to YouTube. But those data centers need to be kept cool in order for those servers to run rel...
07:35 am -04 - Sat, August 18, 2018
Engadget Valve quietly unveils streaming platform Steam TV
Valve seems to have unveiled a Twitch competitor with nary a peep of fanfare. A few hours after Steam Database founder Pavel Djundik discovered that the company registered the domain steam.tv, the web...
04:32 am -04 - Sat, August 18, 2018
Engadget Gmail's 'Confidential Mode' arrives on mobile devices
Google's big Gmail redesign was revealed this past April (with G Suite customers getting the first look). It became default for everyone starting in July. One of the key features, Confidential Mo...
01:58 am -04 - Sat, August 18, 2018
Engadget A 'Vampyr' TV show is on the way
If you're looking for a new supernatural television series, you're in luck (if you don't mind waiting a while). Fox 21 Television Studios will produce a new show based on the video game...
12:44 am -04 - Sat, August 18, 2018
Engadget MIT can secure cloud-based AI without slowing it down
It's rather important to secure cloud-based AI systems, especially when they they use sensitive data like photos or medical records. To date, though, that hasn't been very practical -- encr...
11:36 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget 'Star Wars Resistance' trailer shows off its anime style
Star Wars' latest animated series, Rebels, ended its four-season run this spring -- but fans didn't have to wait long to get a tease of details for the next show. While the last was set betw...
10:35 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget Echo Show can now display recorded security camera footage
With Alexa's latest skill, users can now ask the digital assistant to show them recorded security camera footage on their Echo Show, Echo Spot, Fire TV or Fire tablet. Currently, the skill is sup...
10:03 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget Google's next Chromecast may offer improved connectivity
Google may soon release a Chromecast with full Bluetooth support and sturdier WiFi connectivity, an FCC filing indicates. It seems likely the dongle will have the same design as the current version, w...
09:36 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget DOJ wants access to suspect's encrypted Facebook Messenger chats
The US government wants Facebook to help break Messenger's encryption to get access to a suspect's voice conversations in a criminal case, sources told Reuters. The case, an investigation of...
09:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget Mylo Electric Scooter first ride review: The future is unfolding
By Greg RasaYou look like a circus bear." That's the kind of snarky assessment only one's own teenager can deliver, but it summed up my last time on an electric "mobility device,&q...
08:31 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget Netflix test interrupts your binge session with video promos
Netflix is trying out a new way to suggest content to viewers: Show them promos between episodes. The streaming company confirmed the tests to TechCrunch, but it doesn't appear to be a feature ro...
08:01 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget Amazon is reportedly working on a TiVo-like DVR for live TV
Amazon is working on a new device to record live television in a bid to compete in a market dominated by TiVo, a source told Bloomberg. The ecommerce titan's Lab 126 R&amp;D division is repor...
07:38 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget Twitch may have exposed some users' private messages
Some Twitch users' private messages may have been exposed due to a bug. The streaming platform killed the messages feature in May, and gave users the chance to download an archive of their privat...
07:15 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget How Googles location-tracking issue affects you
Watching Twitter and Facebook commit reputational suicide over the past 20 months has been as painful as it has been entertaining -- entertaining in the sense that all anyone had to do was let the com...
06:51 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget Walmart may soon let you shop in VR
Walmart has been getting serious about VR and its next project could be a virtual shopping experience. The company has applied for two patents that describe a virtual reality showroom customers could ...
06:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget The best electric toothbrush
By Casey Johnston, Tracy Vence and Shannon PalusThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Eng...
06:13 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget Tesla sues Ontario over unreasonable EV rebate exclusion
Tesla has more problems than whatever's happening with CEO Elon Musk right now. The company has filed a lawsuit against the Ontario government, which axed the province's Electric and Hydroge...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget Selfies are shifting our definition of beauty
Selin Pesmes says she uses selfie filters because they smooth out her skin and present a "better-quality version" of herself. That's likely the same thinking for the millions of other p...
05:47 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget Prince's 1995-2010 catalog is streaming for the first time
More of Prince's music has been gradually making its way online since his passing, and that now includes a large chunk of his later catalog. Sony Music's Legacy Recordings has released 23 (!...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget Scientists struggling to eradicate toxic 'red tides' from Florida's coast
In 1793, Captain George Vancouver and his British surveying crew landed in a small cove and helped themselves to some of the nearby shellfish, despite the odd glow of the sea that day and despite the ...
05:16 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget Google might launch its own smart display this holiday season
Google is expanding its line of Assistant-powered devices with its own smart display, at least according to Nikkei. The tech giant has reportedly told its Taiwanese manufacturing partners to gear up a...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget 'Okami HD' on the Switch is an imperfect classic
What makes a good Switch game? The consensus seems to be something that isn't graphically demanding, has a quick gameplay loop or is easily played in bite-sized portions. Local multiplayer helps ...
04:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget When body cams had bullets
Just as GoPros have given us a whole new perspective on everything from extreme sports to animal behavior, so have body-worn cameras offered new insights into policing. Law enforcement agencies around...
04:20 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget SNES Party lets you play classic ROMs with friends online
Nintendo promised online play for the retro games it'll make available via the Switch's online service, but if you'd rather not wait until this September for that, there's an unoff...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget Nickelodeons Double Dare finds new life in Facebook Messenger
Nickelodeon's game show Double Dare is now a Facebook game. The classic show originally aired from 1986 to 1993 and recently just made its return to Nickelodeon. Now, fans will be able to play a ...
03:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget 'Ugly' is a stunning short built on glitch-riddled simulations
Ugly is a film built on beautiful contradictions. The characters have odd, blocky proportions and stumble around like a group of drunk boxers. The town, too, is comprised of weirdly angular cars, buil...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget Android 9 Pie review: Google gets more thoughtful
After a late night at the office, I hopped on the subway and noticed something unusual: My Pixel 2 suggested I listen to some new Capital Cities tracks in Spotify. I took Android's advice, and wh...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget The best consoles and games to play in the dorm
The last thing you want to do after spending hours staring at your laptop studying is spend more time staring at your laptop when you want to play a game or watch a movie. That's where game conso...
01:58 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget OnePlus 6T to reportedly launch with T-Mobile as a US carrier partner
OnePlus may get a boost in the US market with its next phone. CNET reports that according to people familiar with the matter, the OnePlus 6T will be backed by a major US carrier -- T-Mobile. While the...
01:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget Bixby still isnt smart enough for a speaker
As it gears up to move into a new home (a Galaxy Home, to be specific), Bixby is far from ready. Samsung's digital assistant has become infamous for its tardiness, and even after showing up late ...
01:09 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget Google clarifies how it tracks users even with Location History off
After the Associated Press reported that certain Google apps still track you even if you turned off location history, Google has changed its help pages and tried to clarify the issue. "We have be...
12:37 pm -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget Elon Musk says 'the worst is over' for Tesla
Elon Musk said he's had an "excruciating" year so far, often working 120-hour weeks to get Tesla Model 3 production on track, according to a New York Times interview. He also described ...
11:31 am -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget Google Goggles is officially dead
Google signed Goggles' death warrant the moment it launched Lens, and now it looks like the tech giant is ready to bid farewell to its old image recognition app. As Android Police has noticed, th...
10:31 am -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Amazon might buy a movie theater chain
Hey, good morning!Welcome to Friday! I'm so proud of you. Today, we're reporting on the return of Iron Fist, an ASUS laptop that proves gimmicks can work and rumors that Amazon might buy a m...
09:02 am -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget Google might finally sell Pixel devices at retail stores
Google has morphed into a serious hardware company. It's set to launch new Pixel 3 phones , Pixel Buds and a wearOS smartwatch, and currently sells lines of Daydream VR headsets, Pixelbooks, Home...
07:28 am -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget Senators want Google and Facebook to block 3D-printed gun files
US authorities lost the legal battle that would prevent Defense Distributed from legally releasing its 3D-printed gun files, but social networks can still ban them from their platforms. Facebook is al...
04:07 am -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget Netflix releases its first trailer for Alfonso Cuarn's 'ROMA'
We finally have our first look at Alfonso Cuar&oacute;n's first Netflix feature and his first film after Gravity back in 2014. The streaming platform has released a trailer for the black-and-...
01:32 am -04 - Fri, August 17, 2018
Engadget eBay makes it easy for amateur mechanics to shop for auto parts
It can be tough buying the right auto parts online unless you're a pro or a very experienced DIYer. According to eBay, 49 percent of consumers mistakenly pick up components that are either not co...
09:42 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Black-ish showrunner Kenya Barris signs on at Netflix
Kenya Barris, writer and director of the Emmy-nominated ABC show Black-ish and its Freeform spinoff Grown-ish, has signed a multi-year deal at Netflix. It's the latest coup for the streaming gian...
09:10 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Google brings native hearing aid support to Android
Accessibility is a critical consideration for manufacturers when they're building devices. Around 466 million people have disabling hearing loss, according to the World Health Organization, and t...
08:45 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Facebook finally stops surfacing opioid-related posts
Facebook has reportedly stopped surfacing posts, Pages and Groups when users search for opioids like OxyContin and fentanyl, TechCrunch reports. The change comes as the Centers for Disease Control rel...
08:20 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Google refines search to automatically show relevant subtopics
Google periodically refines its search functionality to provide better -- or more necessary -- information. If you use it to look something up now, you'll see something new: A panel with basic de...
07:56 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget 'PUBG' mobile app surpasses 100 million downloads
In the constant fight between battle royale games Fortnite and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), it might seem like the former has taken over most of the mindshare (and profits), especially o...
07:31 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $50 on Beats Solo3 Bluetooth headphones
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...
07:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Best Buy bought the company behind senior-friendly JitterBug phone
Yesterday, Best Buy announced that it paid $800 million to acquire GreatCall, the company that makes the senior-friendly JitterBug phones. Perhaps more importantly, it has an emergency response servic...
06:40 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Twitter tries to reassure users amid backlash over third-party apps
In April, Twitter announced that it would replace developer access to User and Site streams with new API. Several third-party app developers warned that this would disrupt their ability to work with t...
06:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget ZenBook Pro 15 review (2018): The touchscreen touchpad is no gimmick
With the ZenBook Pro, ASUS is finally starting to out-innovate Apple. Mostly, that's because of the ScreenPad, a display that's tucked beneath the ZenBook Pro's trackpad. It's a si...
06:20 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Google employees push back on censored China search engine
Employees at Google are protesting the company's work on a censored search engine for China, the New York Times reports, signing a letter that calls for more transparency and questions the move&#...
06:20 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Google employees push back on censored China search engine (update)
Employees at Google are protesting the company's work on a censored search engine for China, the New York Times reports, signing a letter that calls for more transparency and questions the move&#...
05:57 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget That fancy Cortana thermostat now supports Alexa and Google Assistant
If you've been eying Johnson Controls' slick, Microsoft-backed GLAS thermostat ever since it was unveiled in 2017, it's finally close at hand -- and you won't have to rely on Corta...
05:29 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Australian teen pleads guilty to hacking Apple
An Australian teenager pleaded guilty today to charges over repeatedly hacking into Apple's computer systems, The Age reports. He reportedly was able to access authorized keys, view customer acco...
05:08 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget MoviePass limits customers to just six movie options per day
MoviePass is changing its service yet again and for the foreseeable future, it will significantly limit which films its customers can see on any given day, Business Insider reports. In a letter to its...
04:47 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Facebook will stream live Champions League matches in Latin America
Facebook's soccer (aka football) ambitions aren't stopping with July's Premier League deal. The social network has secured the rights to stream live Champions League matches for free in...
04:26 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget EA teases battle royale in new Battlefield V trailer
Developer EA DICE is returning to WWII with its upcoming Battlefield V, an interesting choice to revisit a war well-trod by gaming. But the company told us back in May that they're repeating the ...
04:05 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget In 'Iron Fist' season two, Danny must battle a familiar enemy
The second season of Marvel's Iron Fist will hit Netflix in a few weeks, and to whet your appetite here's the first full trailer for the latest batch of episodes. It seems Danny's perso...
03:44 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Director Tony Kaye puts out a casting call for robots
For one of his next films, director Tony Kaye (American History X, Lake of Fire) needs a robot, but rather than using computer-generated effects to depict one, as filmmakers have done in the past, he ...
03:23 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Trump reportedly reverses Obama-era rules for US cyber operations
The Trump administration has reportedly reversed an Obama-era framework for how and when the US can use cyber attacks against foes. President Trump signed Presidential Policy Directive 20 yesterday ac...
03:02 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Facebook birthday fundraisers earned over $300 million for charity
A year ago, Facebook launched its birthday fundraiser feature through which users can celebrate their big day by raising money for a good cause. And it appears to be a pretty popular tool. CEO Mark Zu...
02:42 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Kroger starts testing self-driving grocery delivery in Arizona
You now have a chance to try Kroger's self-driving grocery delivery... if you happen to live in the right part of Arizona. The chain has launched its driverless delivery pilot at a single Fry...
02:21 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Aronofsky's VR project 'Spheres' will premiere at Venice Film Festival
Darren Aronofsky's three-part virtual reality series Spheres -- bought for a seven-figure sum at Sundance earlier this year -- will make its world premiere at the upcoming Venice Film Festival. A...
02:02 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Intel adds more power to its 8th-generation NUC mini-PCs
So far, Intel's biggest NUC news of the year is its Hades Canyon mini-gaming PC with AMD RX Vega graphics. If you don't need something quite so powerful and costly, however, Intel just rolle...
01:47 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' will offer parental controls with a log-in for kids
Pok&eacute;mon Go will debut a new log-in system called Niantic Kids that will give parents a way to keep a close eye on their children's accounts. The upcoming log-in platform will give pare...
01:37 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Sony's PSVR still going strong as sales hit 3 million
Sony announced that it has sold 3 million PlayStation VR (PSVR) headsets as of the end of July, showing that its popularity has declined little since the fall 2016 launch. At the end of 2017, Sony had...
01:22 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Amazon reportedly wants to buy a movie theater chain
Amazon might soon have brick-and-mortar movie theaters of its own if it succeeds in acquiring Landmark Theatres. According to anonymous Bloomberg sources, the e-commerce giant is one of the companies ...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget ASUS unveils an even thinner Zephyrus gaming laptop
Ever since its debut at Computex last year, the ASUS ROG Zephyrus represented the company's vision for the future of gaming laptops. It was incredibly thin, and it packed in the fastest mobile gr...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Oculus Rift support is coming to HTC's Viveport VR store
The Oculus Rift is finally welcome in Viveport, HTC's VR store. When it launched in 2016, Viveport seemed a bit redundant, since it wasn't hard for Vive owners to find VR experiences on Stea...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget ARM says its next processors will outperform Intel laptop chips
ARM-based laptops have been pretty pokey to date, but you might have a different impression of them in a year or two. The company has offered a rare peek at the performance expectations for its futur...
12:15 pm -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Tweetbot falls victim to Twitter's incoming developer changes
We've known for a long time that Twitter's third-party apps would bear the brunt of the platform's API revamp, and even though those changes aren't due to come into effect until to...
11:31 am -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Samsung's Harman unveils its new premium soundbar lineup
When Samsung acquired Harman International Industries last year, it was pretty obvious the tech brand had eyes on the Harman Kardon audio division. The pair have worked together on a few projects sinc...
10:45 am -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: The definitive verdict on Samsung's Galaxy Note 9
Hey, good morning! We're delivering our verdict on the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 in our full review, elaborate on MoviePass' continued woes and tell you the best VR headsets for your back-to-sch...
10:05 am -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Ford takes an anti-Uber approach to self-driving cars
As Uber and Tesla have learned, it doesn't take a lot of bad press to shatter public trust on autonomous vehicles. Ford has taken that lesson to heart, saying it would rather instill confidence i...
09:15 am -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Sidewalk Labs unpacks its Quayside smart city dream
Sidewalk Labs still has a ways to go before it realizes its futuristic vision for Toronto's Eastern Waterfront, but we now know what the smart neighborhood could look like. The Alphabet-owned com...
07:02 am -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Valve may offer tools to play Windows games on Steam Machines
Valve's Steam Machine platform hasn't really taken off, and it's not just because of the hardware. When few developers are willing to release Linux-native versions of games to run on S...
05:48 am -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget The Boring Company will build a rapid transit system to Dodger Stadium
LA's baseball fans and concertgoers might be among the first to ride The Boring Company's high-speed pods. Elon Musk's company has announced that it's planning to dig a tunnel that...
04:22 am -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Saint Louis University will put 2,300 Echo Dots in student residences
If you're attending Saint Louis University this semester, you'll find more in your dorm room than the usual tiny furnishings. The school has unveiled plans to provide all 2,300 student resi...
03:06 am -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget Former Tesla employee's tweets show allegedly flawed batteries
The employee Tesla is suing for theft of proprietary information has tweeted photos and other details, perhaps in an attempt to back up some of the claims he made against the automaker. Two of the pho...
01:28 am -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget AI service gives 'Overwatch' players in-game coaching
A typical Overwatch match is hectic and fast-paced. You can't exactly consult strategy guides in the middle of a manic team fight to figure out the best course of action, so you've probably ...
12:28 am -04 - Thu, August 16, 2018
Engadget California primary candidate faced cyberattacks for a year
It's not just sitting politicians that have faced cyberattacks ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. Former California congressional primary candidate Dr. Hans Keirstead has reported to Rolling S...
10:23 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Google publishes its own archive of US political ads
In the months leading up to the US midterm elections, the big online sites that inadvertently hosted the worst manipulation back in 2016, like Facebook and Twitter, have adopted new advertising polici...
09:40 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget T-Mobile is offering free 30-day trials in three cities
T-Mobile has one of the fastest mobile networks around, according to a recent study, and it's eager for more people to check out its service. To give potential customers a taste of the network, T...
09:25 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Jack Dorsey is finally realizing Twitter is a terrible place
Twitter's attempts to clean up its service using policies often feel like a Band-Aid on a bullet wound, and the company's leadership finally appears to be acknowledging that fact. CEO Jack ...
09:20 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Indie gem 'Gone Home' will arrive on Nintendo Switch August 23rd
The Nintendo Switch's reputation as a haven for indies got a little more support today. Gone Home, the breakout hit from The Fullbright Company will be released to the Switch's eShop next Th...
09:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget 'Diablo III' arrives on the Nintendo Switch this fall
After Blizzard dropped an ominous Diablo hint on Twitter back in May, the franchise's community manager revealed in a video last week that multiple projects are in the works. One of those revelat...
08:40 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Fitbit may give the Charge 3 a touchscreen but not GPS
A new leak has revealed info about the upcoming Fitbit Charge 3 &mdash; namely, that the fitness watch is finally getting a full touchscreen. But that's not the only feature it's inherit...
08:20 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget MIT leads the way in spaghetti-based innovation
Breaking dry spaghetti noodles into precisely two parts might seem impossible, but scientists at MIT have done exactly that. In a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences...
08:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Chrome Canary speeds up browsing with partial page loads
Chrome is fast, sure, but Google wants to make it even faster yet again. To wit, Chrome Canary now implements "lazy loading" for web pages. In essence, what this does is only loads the page ...
07:52 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Note 9 review: A better Note for most of us
The biggest, beastliest phone of the year is here, and, spoiler alert, the Galaxy Note 9 lives up to the lofty expectations. In addition to a huge battery, large screen and generous onboard storage, S...
07:22 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Twitter gives InfoWars the same one-week ban it gave Alex Jones
While companies like Apple, Facebook, Spotify and even Pinterest have taken down InfoWars content from their platforms, there has been one very public holdout -- Twitter. But BuzzFeed News reports tod...
07:20 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Researchers' app extends battery life when you're multitasking
Battery life on a phone is bad enough most of the time, but it can be particularly rough if you're fond of split-screen multitasking. Researchers might have a way to wring a little more power out...
07:04 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Striving to be seen: Black Girl Gamers on Twitch
Jay-Ann Lopez is in her mid-twenties, living in London, and she's been into video games her entire life."I've been gaming from a very young age," Lopez said. "My first console...
06:43 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Google may launch a smartwatch-focused AI fitness coach
Google and its partners have slowly but surely trying to revitalize Android-based smartwatches, and it looks like they may use fitness as the way to reel you in. Android Police (which has a history of...
06:22 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Los Angeles will be the first US city to use subway body scanners
Los Angeles will be the first US city to start equipping its subways with body scanners. But the Southern California metropolis isn't using the bulky, slow-operating models that populate US airpo...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget This cute Def Con badge beckons you to hack it
At previous Def Cons I wrote about the unofficial badges and the culture surrounding those pieces of technology. This year I was determined to move past my infatuation with blinking lights and colorfu...
05:42 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget ESPN is the only place you can watch FA Cup soccer in the US
The FA Cup is the oldest single-knockout cup competition in soccer, and the 138th edition of the famous old tournament is about to get underway. However, you won't be able to watch the inevitable...
05:21 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Facebook is investigating its role in Myanmar violence
Facebook has hired an outside company to look into its role in spreading hate speech and enabling ethnic cleansing in Myanmar, Vice News reports. The human rights audit is being conducted by San Franc...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Square sellers no longer need signatures for card payments
Square Cash is continuing its crusade to make the business of parting with your hard-earned money a little less painful. It's just announced that it's cut down EMV transaction time on Square...
04:46 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Google Drive's expanded One plans are available to anyone in the US
You no longer have to be a paying Google Drive personal customer to use the expanded One plans. As of today, Google One is available to anyone in the US willing to pay for cloud storage. As before, it...
04:25 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget T-Mobile tackles lousy customer service with 'Team of Experts'
It's no secret that a lot of carrier tech support is lousy. It's not just that you have to wade through menus -- it's that you're often pushed between support agents who only have ...
04:15 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget The VR headsets (and games) that we recommend to students
After long days of lectures, quizzes and research papers, you deserve to take your mind off school for a bit. What better way to decompress than by jacking into virtual reality for a few minutes of tr...
03:58 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Turkeys president calls for a boycott of US electronics
As tensions mount between the US and Turkey, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is now calling for the country to boycott US electronics. He even called out the iPhone specifically -- a product he...
03:23 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget AT&T faces $224 million lawsuit over cryptocurrency theft
Cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin has filed a lawsuit against AT&amp;T, claiming that the company's negligence led him to be robbed of nearly $24 million worth of cryptocurrency. Terpin ...
03:04 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget NBA esports league adds four teams to its 2019 season
New teams are signing up for the NBA 2K League's second season before the inaugural run has even finished. The esports organization is adding the Atlanta Hawks, Brooklyn Nets, LA Lakers and Minne...
02:36 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget StarVR's latest enterprise headset features built-in eye tracking
StarVR has a new virtual reality headset, dubbed the "One." We haven't heard from the company -- a division of Swedish game developer Starbreeze -- since it was demoing its own The Walk...
02:02 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Londons mayor wants to cap ride-hailing licenses too
The mayor of London is looking to put a cap on the number of ride-hailing drivers in the city, the Guardian reports, and is asking the government to grant him the powers to impose such limits. The mov...
01:39 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget OneDrive makes it easier to backup your desktop clutter
Microsoft rolled out a new OneDrive folder protection feature to its business users in June -- now it's available to regular users, too. The feature lets you choose which folders you want to auto...
01:21 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Patrick Stewart will narrate Holocaust game 'My Memory of Us'
My Memory of Us was teased early last year, a heartfelt game with touching animation, based on real events that occurred during the Second World War. Now its creator, Juggler Games, has revealed an ex...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget The Alexa-Cortana crossover is now available to the public
More people will be able to access the Alexa-Cortana collaboration their companies unveiled last year, now that the team-up is available as a public preview. Unfortunately, you can only take it for a ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget No, this device cant 'enhance' your intuition
Intuition is that gut feeling you get about a situation or a decision. The hunch you can't quite rationalize but that just... feels right. Modern psychology generally agrees that intuition is you...
12:41 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget MoviePass owner posts huge loss as investors launch lawsuits
Back when MoviePass first announced its $10-a-month subscription for one movie a day, AMC said the scheme was like "turning lead into gold." Since no alchemist stepped forward to do that for...
12:22 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Samsung's Exynos modem will make 5G phones real
Samsung has unveiled a 5G modem that meets all the latest standards and can hit 6Gbps mmWave speeds. The Exynos Modem 5100, built using Samsung's 10-nanometer process, conforms to the latest 3GPP...
12:02 pm -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget 'TimeSplitters' is coming back
British console game TimeSplitters saw massive popularity in the 2000s. Its humor, artistic style and cheeky pop culture references earned the three-game series a passionate fan base, but despite its ...
11:39 am -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA's Turing GPUs can process 8K video in real time
You and I won't likely be working with 8K video anytime soon, but a lot of the movies and YouTube videos we enjoy are shot in that format. NVIDIA announced that with camera company RED's hel...
11:16 am -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Puerto Rico restores power in its final affected neighborhood
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) has recently turned power back on in the city of Ponce, and it can now say that it's done restoring customers' electricity across the island....
10:30 am -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: SpaceX Dragon tour and 5G phones
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Morning there! Welcome to the Morning After. Today, we'll take you on a tour of SpaceX, it's the beginning of the end for Telltale's Walking Dead an...
09:21 am -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Yuneec's Mantis Q drone packs 4K and voice control for $500
DJI's Spark isn't the only game in town if you want a small, relatively powerful drone with a semi-reasonable price tag. Yuneec has launched US pre-orders for the Mantis Q, a robotic flier ...
08:11 am -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Microsofts phone-to-Windows app is available for Android
If you've been waiting to be able to access your Android phone's files and notifications on your Windows desktop, you can relax. The PC app, called "Your Phone," is now available f...
07:02 am -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Hulus Castle Rock will return for a second season
Hulu's Castle Rock, the anthology series from JJ Abrams and Stephen King, will return for a second season. The streaming service announced the renewal today, just shortly after the first season&#...
05:44 am -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Netflix's 'Next Gen' trailer features John Krasinski as your robot buddy
Netflix's movies and shows couldn't compete at Cannes this year, but the streaming titan did come home with more content -- including worldwide distribution rights (except in China) for the ...
04:49 am -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Alex Jones gets a week suspension from Twitter
More than a week after other services pulled the plug on Alex Jones and InfoWars, CNN reports that Twitter has given the personality a one-week suspension. The move came after a Periscope video sessio...
03:31 am -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Verizon looks to Apple and Google for live TV over 5G
Following a rumor last month that Verizon could partner with Apple or Google for TV tie-ins on its rollout of 5G wireless internet, the company announced it has deals with both. The 5G Residential Bro...
03:08 am -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Adidas will livestream high school football games on Twitter
Adidas has partnered with Twitter on a new series that will livestream high school football games happening all over the country on the social network. Titled, naturally, Friday Night Stripes, the sho...
01:02 am -04 - Wed, August 15, 2018
Engadget Amazon's 'The Romanoffs' teaser shows desperate claims to fame
Amazon is finally ready to show more of The Romanoffs than its all-star cast. The internet behemoth has posted a full-fledged teaser trailer for the Prime Video anthology series, and it's eviden...
11:53 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Reebok's first plant-based shoes go on sale for $95
It took a while, but Reebok's first plant-based shoes are ready for your feet -- the company is now selling limited numbers of the NPC UK Cotton + Corn through its website for $95 a pair in unise...
11:08 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget NYC mayor signs ride-hailing vehicle cap into law
After the New York City Council passed legislation proposing a cap on all ride-hailing vehicles, mayor Bill de Blasio signed it into law today. This makes it the first US city to limit the total numbe...
10:13 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Xbox One's translucent Phantom Black controller arrives September 11th
A pair of new Xbox One controllers is on the way next month, including the nifty-looking Phantom Black Special Edition. It has a translucent black finish on the top of the controller that transitions ...
09:56 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget HQ Trivia comes to your living room on Apple TV
Game shows got their start on TV, so it would only make sense that a modern variant like HQ Trivia would be playable on a TV, right? Right. Accordingly, Intermedia Labs has released an Apple TV versio...
08:56 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Intel discloses another set of processor vulnerabilities
Intel disclosed another set of processor flaws today that could let attackers steal information stored on computers or third party clouds. Discovered by a number of researchers and reported to Intel i...
08:34 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Tinder co-founders sue parent company for $2 billion over deception
Three of Tinder's co-founders and several other current and former senior executives are suing the dating company's parent organizations, Match Group and IAC. According to a complaint publis...
08:13 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Lawmakers ask Ajit Pai about false DDoS claims
A handful of Democratic lawmakers have some questions for FCC Chairman Ajit Pai regarding claims of a DDoS attack that the Inspector General recently concluded were false. Specifically, they want to k...
07:48 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Sprint and LG hope to launch the first 5G smartphone next year
Now that 5G has a complete standard for companies to use in rolling out new devices, Sprint and LG have announced their intentions to bring the "first 5G smartphone" to the US in the first h...
07:30 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget SpaceX readies its spacecraft and astronauts for crewed missions
SpaceX's priority is to get humans into space. Eventually, some of those people will end up on Mars. For now, the rocket-launching company needs to work on getting astronauts to the ISS (Internat...
07:21 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Instagram's direct message polls give you private feedback
Instagram's polls are good for soliciting feedback (or just stroking your ego), but what if you'd rather not share the results with absolutely all of your followers? You now have that optio...
06:36 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Google Assistant can play songs from Pandora Premium
Pandora's Plus and ad-supported users have been able to listen using Google Home for almost two years, and the streaming service is now meshing more tightly with Google Assistant. Starting today,...
06:14 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Uber hires former NSA counsel as new security head
Uber has hired a new chief security officer, the New York Times reports, filling the role that has remained vacant since Joe Sullivan was fired last year. Sullivan was fired for his role in covering u...
05:46 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget 'Star Trek: Discovery' has its Spock
CBS just cast one of the most important roles in Star Trek: Discovery's future. The network has chosen Ethan Peck to play the iconic Spock in its streaming sci-fi series. According to the broad...
05:33 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Nikon may unveil its full-frame mirrorless cameras on August 23rd
The seemingly endless dribble of teases for Nikon's full-frame mirrorless cameras might soon come to an end. Nikon Rumors (historically accurate with leaks) claims that the camera maker will unve...
05:18 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Google is working on a fix for the Pixel XL's fast charging issue
On Monday, reports of a problem with Pixel XL devices' fast charging system surfaced after users updated to the latest Android operating system, Pie. As a result of all the reports, Google says i...
05:01 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Spotify adds songwriter and producer credits to its iOS app
After adding songwriter and producer credits to its desktop app in February, Spotify has made it easier to find out more details about tunes you're listening to on the go by bringing credits to t...
04:39 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Hundreds of Instagram users report similarly hacked accounts
A number of people have reported having their Instagram accounts hacked this month, Mashable reports, and many of these hacks appear to have taken the same approach. Users suddenly find themselves log...
04:18 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget MoviePass has been resurrecting recently cancelled accounts
We've been following the seeming death spiral of MoviePass for awhile now, as the company has run out of cash, limited services, raised prices and more. Now, there's a new issue for subscrib...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Raising a child in the final season of Telltale's 'Walking Dead'
When we we first met Clementine in Telltale's The Walking Dead, she was a scared eight-year old hiding in her tree house from the zombie hordes. Over time, she learned how to shoot, scavenge and ...
03:46 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Tesla board forms independent group to explore going private
It's been an eventful seven days for Tesla. What started with CEO Elon Musk tweeting he'd like to take the automaker private last Tuesday has only gotten weirder since. In response, the boar...
03:34 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget EA's design chief is leaving the company
EA's turmoil isn't over yet. Chief Design Officer Patrick S&ouml;derlund is leaving the publisher after years in various positions, and mere months after receiving a promotion to his cur...
03:15 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget How to better secure your smart home
With the advent of gadgets like doorbell cameras, smart kitchen appliances and data-logging sensors that track your sleep, the smart home now extends to even the most intimate areas of the household. ...
02:44 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget 'Dark Souls: Remastered' arrives on Nintendo Switch October 19th
Dark Souls fans have eagerly been awaiting the release of the game on Nintendo Switch, and now we finally have a date for you. The remastered port and its matching amiibo will land on October 19th....
02:18 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget NASA picks early winners for its ISS robot arm challenge
NASA's bid to crowdsource an arm for its Astrobee cube robot is starting to bear fruit. The agency and Freelancer.com have chosen early winners for the Astrobee Challenges Series, each of which h...
01:57 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Apple may be working on multi-user support for Siri
Today, Apple Insider reported that Apple had been granted a patent that would allow a voice recognition system to identify a user based on their speech and perform tasks based on who is speaking. This...
01:36 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Australian law could force tech firms to hand over customer data
Australia has been relying on criminal telecommunications legislation dating back to the days of the landline, so proposed laws unveiled today are designed to bring the country's legal enforcemen...
01:15 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Soon you wont need a wake word to talk to your car
Voice assistants typically need a little nudge to listen to your commands. From "Hey, Siri," to "Hello, Google," to "Alexa," they all need to hear something (called a wak...
12:47 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Google's redesigned Voice app is better at juggling your calls
Google recently added Voice to its enterprise G Suite, and the revamped app has now arrived for iOS users. As suggested by the redesigned icon (which strongly resembles the Hangouts Dialer icon), its ...
12:16 pm -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget 'Monster Hunter: World' is pulled from China after only a few days
Tencent thought licensing Monster Hunter: World for the Chinese market would help it compete with Steam when it comes to PC gaming. Unfortunately, things didn't go according to plan: the company ...
11:44 am -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Older Fire TV devices get improved protection against Android malware
It came to light earlier this year that a virus was attacking Fire TV devices because of an Android-based vulnerability relating to ADB (Android Debug Bridge) connections. But part of the newest softw...
10:22 am -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: NVIDIA's graphics upgrade and taking Tesla private
NVIDIA just launched its biggest graphical advance since 2006, and kids are well-equipped to hack election results. Also, Azealia Banks and Elon Musk have different stories to tell about last week...
08:30 am -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget US bans government personnel from using Huawei and ZTE devices
US government employees, contractors and agencies might have to ditch most of their Huawei and ZTE tech. The President has signed the Defense Authorization Act into law, and part of it is a ban on dev...
06:32 am -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA's Turing-powered GPUs are the first ever built for ray tracing
Earlier this year NVIDIA announced a new set of "RTX" features that included support for advanced ray tracing features, upgrading a graphics technique that simulates the way light works in t...
05:18 am -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Facebook buys Vidpresso to make live broadcasts more interactive
Facebook's new acquisition will make it much easier even for amateur live broadcasters to add interactive effects on their videos. The social network has snapped up a startup called Vidpresso*, w...
03:36 am -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Court blocks FCC from cutting broadband subsidies in tribal lands
The FCC has hit a snag in its plan to curb broadband subsidies for low-income homes. A DC appeals court has issued a stay order temporary blocking the regulator from limiting the $25 monthly Lifeline...
02:56 am -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget What we're watching: Telltale's 'The Walking Dead' and 'Disenchantment'
Telltale's episodic The Walking Dead videogame experience is finally coming to an end, as the first episode of the final season arrives this week. There's also the latest Marvel Avengers fli...
12:59 am -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget CBS All Access' 'One Dollar' trailer links money to murder
CBS wants to remind you that its All Access streaming service isn't just about Star Trek, and it's doing that in grand fashion. The network has posted the first trailer for One Dollar, a thr...
12:04 am -04 - Tue, August 14, 2018
Engadget Musk's explanation of 'funding secured' tweet challenged by Azealia Banks
If you thought Elon Musk's sudden announcement last week that he had "funding secured" to make Tesla privately owned could not possibly get any weirder, now Azealia Banks is involved. T...
11:17 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Marvel's 'Runaways' returns to Hulu December 21st
Hulu has announced that the second season of Marvel's Runaways will premiere December 21st, Deadline reports. And there won't be any weekly installments this time around as there were with t...
10:37 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Google search knows where you were even if you disabled Location History
Earlier today, the Associated Press published a report detailing how Google can log users' locations even if they've opted out of the company's Location History feature. The report indi...
10:10 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Twitter Lite is now available in 21 more countries
Many of us want to engage with the rest of the global society, whether we live in major cities with blazing fast mobile connections or areas where data is prohibitively expensive or slow. To help brid...
09:39 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Netflix chooses Mark Millar's 'Prodigy' as its second comic book
Netflix already has a second comic book lined up mere weeks after its first one hit stores. The service has unveiled Prodigy, a Mark Millar-penned comic book due in both digital and paper forms on De...
09:08 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Ruby Rose is the latest celebrity driven off Twitter by abuse
It's only been a few days since Ruby Rose was cast as "Batwoman" for the CW series Arrowverse, but the Australian actor has already had to quit Twitter after a stream of abusive message...
08:27 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Honda adds driver assist tech to all 2019 Honda Civics
In 2014, Honda added driver-assist technology called Sensing to its higher-end trim packages on select models. The system is part of the automaker's plans to bring Sensing to all its vehicles by ...
08:27 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Honda adds driver assist tech to all 2019 Civics
In 2014, Honda added driver-assist technology called Sensing to its higher-end trim packages on select models. The system is part of the automaker's plans to bring Sensing to all its vehicles by ...
07:58 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget FBI warns banks about ATM cash-out scheme
The FBI is warning banks about a fraud scheme called an ATM cash-out, Krebs on Security reports. With this type of heist, attackers typically compromise a bank or payment card processor with malware, ...
07:29 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget YouTube is reportedly paying creators to promote new features
YouTube is paying some of its top creators up to six figures to use and promote features like subscriptions and pinned comments in chat, according to Bloomberg. The report doesn't identify the cr...
06:59 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Facebook's Messenger Kids app lets children start friend requests
Facebook's Messenger Kids app has so far been strict about adding friends. Early on, it even required that children count their parents as friends. The social network is ready to loosen things ...
06:41 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget iOS 12 won't launch with FaceTime group chats
We hope you weren't planning a group FaceTime chat the very moment iOS 12 and macOS Mojave reached your devices. The release notes for Apple's latest iOS 12 and Mojave developer betas reveal...
06:22 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Dozens of kids hack election site replicas in just minutes
The Def Con hacker conference has been demonstrating how vulnerable voting machines are to hacks through its Voting Village, wherein adults are given the chance to compromise various models of voting ...
06:03 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Pixel XL may lose fast charging after Android Pie update
Android Pie has been out for a week; now Google's latest mobile operating system has a problem. Users of the company's own Pixel XL from 2016 are reporting issues with fast chargers after th...
05:42 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Uber uses AI to determine if your trips are for business or pleasure
If you rely on ridesharing for work trips, you might have experienced that moment of panic where you accidentally expensed a personal trip to your business account, or paid from your own funds to get ...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget What we're playing: 'Dead Cells'
You know the drill: Last year's PC indie sleeper gets new life with a Switch release. Motion Twin's Dead Cells is one of these. It's been out for a year on Steam Early Access, but prope...
04:42 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Volkswagen kicks off EV awareness campaign
Volkswagen's Electrify America subsidiary has put out a commercial that aims to spread awareness of electric vehicles and how far the industry has progressed, Reuters reports. The ad is part of a...
04:19 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Netflixs CFO for the last eight years is stepping down
Netflix is undergoing some changes at the top of the company, as Chief Financial Officer David Wells plans to leave after helping to find his successor. He's held the role since 2010 and has been...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget The nine headphones that made our back-to-school guide
So you're headed off to college in the fall. What are you going to use to help you focus when you're on deadline? To tune out the rowdy partiers down the hall? Whether you need a pair of ear...
03:44 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Security flaws could open body cameras up to hacks
At Def Con this weekend, Josh Mitchell, a cybersecurity consultant with Nuix, showed how various models of body cameras can be hacked, tracked and manipulated. Mitchell looked at devices produced by f...
03:23 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Elon Musk explains funding plans for taking Tesla private
When Elon Musk said he was seriously looking at taking Tesla private, he still left a few open questions. Why did he decide to not only disclose it with a tweet, but shout "funding secured"...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget DeepMind AI matches health experts at spotting eye diseases
DeepMind has successfully developed a system that can analyze retinal scans and spot symptoms of sight-threatening eye diseases. Today, the AI division -- owned by Google's parent company Alphabe...
02:40 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Solar-powered aircraft stays aloft for record-breaking 25 days
While Facebook and Google recently pulled the plug on their solar-powered internet drones, another company with a lot more experience is having success with the idea. Airbus announced that its solar-p...
02:21 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Vimeo is the latest platform to remove InfoWars's Alex Jones
Vimeo has joined services like Facebook, YouTube, Spotify and Apple Podcasts and removed InfoWars's Alex Jones from its platform. According to Business Insider, new videos uploaded Thursday and F...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Moto Z3 review: When novel ideas get old
2016's Moto Z and Z Force proved that a company could make sophisticated, truly modular smartphones. Need better battery life? Slap a new one onto the Z's back. Not loving the built-in camer...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget AI-driven animations will make your digital avatars come to life
Even with the assistance of automated animation features in modern game-development engines, bringing on-screen avatars to life can be an arduous and time-consuming task. However, a recent string of a...
12:30 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget HoloLens will help a children's hospital perform critical surgeries
A UK children's hospital plans to use Microsoft's HoloLens and Surface Hub during critical operations like heart surgery, Microsoft announced. Alder Hey hospital will employ the Surface Hub ...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Samsung's new mesh routers use Plume's WiFi optimization tech
Mesh WiFi systems, like those from Eero, Netgear, Google and many others, have quickly become the preferred way to blanket a home in internet coverage. It provides a simple way to reach all corners of...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Michael Kors' latest Wear OS watch features a popular design
Michael Kors is going back to its roots for the next model in its ever-expanding Access smartwatch line. It's reviving its long-serving Runway watch as a Wear OS smartwatch, giving it the familia...
10:23 am -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: A smart way of dealing with online trolls
Good morning! Over the weekend, scientists might have detected our solar system's 'wall', Fallout 76 will have a smart in-game way to deal with trolls and Lenovo unveiled a new, slender...
09:12 am -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Ticketmaster shuts down its UK ticket resale sites
After a UK watchdog threatened legal action, Ticketmaster has announced that it's shutting down its second-hand ticket reselling sites, Get Me In and Seatwave. Instead, the site is launching a fa...
07:13 am -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget AMD's Radeon Pro WX8200 is for content creators on a budget
AMD has been pushing Intel on the CPU high-end with new, more budget-minded offerings like the 32-core Ryzen Threadripper, and now it's doing the same to NVIDIA. Just ahead of Siggraph 2018, AMD ...
07:13 am -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget AMD's Radeon Pro WX 8200 is for content creators on a budget
AMD has been pushing Intel on the CPU high-end with new, more budget-minded offerings like the 32-core Ryzen Threadripper, and now it's doing the same to NVIDIA. Just ahead of Siggraph 2018, AMD ...
04:01 am -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Lenovo unveils its thinnest and lightest professional notebook
Lenovo's Thinkpad range has long offered solutions for power users with notebooks like the X1 Carbon. Its Thinkpad P series aimed to preserve functionality in a slimmer overall package, and the T...
03:57 am -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Android exploit targeted apps' shoddy use of external storage
Many mobile security flaws revolve around obvious avenues like websites or deep, operating system-level exploits. The security team at Check Point, however, has discovered another path: apps that mak...
02:10 am -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Elaborate hack turned Amazon Echo speakers into spies
Some people worry that hackers could infiltrate their smart speakers and spy on them, but that hasn't been the practical reality -- not for Amazon's Echo, at least. A team of researchers fro...
12:58 am -04 - Mon, August 13, 2018
Engadget Material with eagle-like grasp could lead to grippier robot hands
Most materials bulge out when you squeeze them, pushing the energy outside. But that's not always what you want -- wouldn't it sometimes be better for them to collapse and hold the energy i...
11:21 pm -04 - Sun, August 12, 2018
Engadget Machine learning can 'fingerprint' programmers
Programmers tend to have their own distinct styles, but it's not really feasible to pore over many lines of code looking for telltale cues about a program's author. Now, that might not be ne...
09:50 pm -04 - Sun, August 12, 2018
Engadget Google may bring Windows 10 support to multiple Chromebooks
You might not have to splurge on a Pixelbook if you're pining after a Chromebook with Windows 10 support. XDA-Developers has learned through source code that Campfire, the feature that would let...
08:19 pm -04 - Sun, August 12, 2018
Engadget 'Elder Scrolls: Legends' may skip PS4 due to cross-play ban
Sony's ban on cross-play for PS4 titles may create more than just inconveniences for some gamers. Bethesda's senior global marketing VP Pete Hines told Game Informer in an interview that th...
06:48 pm -04 - Sun, August 12, 2018
Engadget Tesla may get help from Saudi Arabia in its bid to go private
Tesla may recruit an unusual ally in its effort to become a private company and take more control over its fate. A Bloomberg source has claimed that Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund is in t...
05:16 pm -04 - Sun, August 12, 2018
Engadget Intel's first 9th-generation Core processors may arrive October 1st
Intel is still struggling to make 10-nanometer chips, but it might still have a few surprises up its 14nm sleeve. WCCFTech claims to have leaked data revealing that Intel will launch its 9th-generati...
03:45 pm -04 - Sun, August 12, 2018
Engadget After Math: Space Farce
It takes a special breed of bureaucrat to look upon the majesty of the cosmos and think to themself, "man, I can't wait to get up there and start a war," but these are the times in whic...
02:14 pm -04 - Sun, August 12, 2018
Engadget NASA launches Parker Solar Probe in mission to 'touch' the Sun
After a few delays, the Sun-chasing Parker Solar Probe is on its way. NASA launched the spacecraft aboard a ULA Delta IV Heavy rocket at 3:31AM Eastern this morning (August 12th) and confirmed that t...
12:30 pm -04 - Sun, August 12, 2018
Engadget Ben Heck'sPocket Beagledrum sequencer
Felix takes his hand to the soldering iron, picks up Beagleboard.org's Pocket Beagle and assembles a drum sequencer with the help of the Bela Mini audio cape. With a laser-engraved case, hands-on...
08:14 am -04 - Sun, August 12, 2018
Engadget New Horizons probe may have detected Solar System's hydrogen 'wall'
Scientists have learned a bit about the edge of the Solar System from Voyager 1, but there hasn't been a lot of corroborating data without follow-up spacecraft. They appear to be getting a second...
03:58 am -04 - Sun, August 12, 2018
Engadget 'Fallout 76' deals with trolls by making them part of the game
When Bethesda mentioned that Fallout 76 was an online game, you could hear alarm bells ringing in fans' heads. How were they going to deal with the inevitable trolls who come in to ruin other pl...
02:10 am -04 - Sun, August 12, 2018
Engadget Police expose SIM card hijacking ring
There's a good chance you've had to ask your carrier for a SIM swap, whether it's to replace a faulty card or to switch to another size (say, from micro SIM to nano SIM). Crooks, howeve...
12:52 am -04 - Sun, August 12, 2018
Engadget Bethesda threatens lawsuit over sale of secondhand game
You can legally resell your personal games in the US under the First Sale Doctrine, which allows resales of copyrighted media like discs so long as you don't modify them in any substantial way. ...
11:19 pm -04 - Sat, August 11, 2018
Engadget Tesla will open its security code to other car manufacturers
Tesla might just get into the habit of releasing source code for its in-car tech. Elon Musk has signaled his intention to post the source code for Tesla's car security software, letting any autom...
09:46 pm -04 - Sat, August 11, 2018
Engadget Amazon may have to drop next-day delivery claim in UK
Amazon's failure to deliver hundreds of people's parcels in the UK on time last year might have huge repercussions on the way it does its business in the region. According to The Times, UK&#...
08:14 pm -04 - Sat, August 11, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite' Android beta invitations open to non-Samsung devices
Samsung's Fortnite mini exclusive didn't last quite as long as expected. The 9to5Google team has noticed that, as promised, you can both sign up for an invitation and pre-install the beta di...
06:47 pm -04 - Sat, August 11, 2018
Engadget Tesla hires key Volvo designer to style future EVs
If you feel that Tesla needs to shake up the increasingly familiar design of its electric cars, you might be in for a treat. Auto Express and Electrek have learned that Tesla recently hired Ian Kettl...
05:16 pm -04 - Sat, August 11, 2018
Engadget Twitter bans far-right group Proud Boys ahead of Washington rally
Just because Twitter is reluctant to take action against some of its more malicious users doesn't mean it isn't cracking down against others. Twitter has confirmed to BuzzFeed News that it ...
03:45 pm -04 - Sat, August 11, 2018
Engadget Ask Engadget: Do I buy, build... or both?
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...
02:14 pm -04 - Sat, August 11, 2018
Engadget Democratic National Committee serves Wikileaks a summons on Twitter
You'll have to be creative to serve a secretive online organization like Wikileaks whose founder is hiding out in a foreign embassy. It definitely became an issue for the Democratic National Comm...
12:45 pm -04 - Sat, August 11, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to the weekend! NASA pushed back the launch of its solar probe, and we're reminiscing over the good old days of MoviePass....
09:24 am -04 - Sat, August 11, 2018
Engadget NASA looks to build a robot that can search other planets for bacteria
While NASA's rovers have looked for signs of life outside of our world, they haven't searched for life directly. But Melissa Floyd, a scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, is...
03:56 am -04 - Sat, August 11, 2018
Engadget Twitter admits Infowars tweets broke rules, but the account stays up
After a CNN inquiry found ten tweets from Alex Jones' accounts that it felt should've qualified as breaking Twitter's rules, the service admitted late Friday that it agreed on seven of ...
02:53 am -04 - Sat, August 11, 2018
Engadget A screenwriter is working on a list of every hit film you cant stream
We've all had moments trying to hunt down films that just don't seem to be anywhere online, whether on streaming services, for rent or to purchase. Screenwriter John August (Charlie's A...
01:57 am -04 - Sat, August 11, 2018
Engadget The 'Halo' arcade game is playable at every Dave & Buster's
There's a new Halo game out this summer and you don't need an Xbox to play it. Instead, all you have to do is roll up to any Dave &amp; Buster's and start popping quarters into it. ...
10:34 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Twitch nixes Communities, adds tags to improve content discovery
Video game streaming service Twitch launched Communities in February of last year. These were ostensibly hub page for specific games or topics that members could create to help people find content. No...
08:34 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Marvel Studio's 10th anniversary movie festival is IMAX-only
Marvel is going all-out to mark the 10th birthday of its Cinematic Universe, and that includes upgrading the quality of the movies themselves. It's hosting a 10th Anniversary Film Festival betwe...
08:10 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Facebook merges internet projects under 'Connectivity'
Facebook has introduced Connectivity, a new umbrella organization containing the company's various internet-for-all projects. Yes, it still includes Internet.org (rebranded as Free Basics), the s...
07:49 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget I'll take 'Jeopardy' on Hulu for $400, Alex
Jeopardy has been a mainstay of the TV landscape for 35 years, but you wouldn't know it if you didn't have conventional TV service. Thankfully, it's joining the modern era -- Hulu has ...
07:21 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget GPS satellite essential to Space Force has been delayed again
Vice President Mike Pence laid out plans for the US Space Force on Thursday, calling out an advanced type of satellite, GPS III, that is apparently resistant to tampering. According to Bloomberg, howe...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Anonymous deals with its QAnon branding problem
When you're a notorious hacking entity like Anonymous, and a pro-Trump conspiracy cult (QAnon) steals your branding (while claiming you're the impostor), the obvious thing to do is declare c...
06:25 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Spotify may let free users skip as many ads as they want
Since last month, Australian Spotify users have been using the Active Media feature, which lets them skip as many ads as they wish, whenever they like, even without a paid subscription or illicit apps...
06:03 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget FDA approves contraceptive app Natural Cycles
The FDA has now granted marketing approval to an app that tracks a user's temperature and menstrual cycle in order to determine which days they are fertile and which days they aren't. The co...
05:42 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget 'Doom Eternal' doubles the (destructible) demons
Bethesda and id Software teased Doom Eternal at E3, but now we've got a much better look at it. id promises twice as many demons as last time, including reimagined classic enemies from Doom 2 lik...
05:31 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Quake Champions is free-to-play forever
Id Software released Quake Champions out of beta and in to Steam Early Access a year ago as a revival of its predecessors' arena shooter gameplay. Later, the studio stated that the game would be ...
05:18 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Capcom made a ridiculous typewriter keyboard for 'Resident Evil 2'
Over the years, Capcom has had some wild ideas for physical Resident Evil tie-ins. A Bluetooth keyboard modeled after Resident Evil 2's iconic Lexington typewriter might take the cake for the coo...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Sea of Thieves could learn a thing or two from No Mans Sky
The second Sea of Thieves campaign-slash-major update hit Xboxes and PCs last week, and it is, in a word, dull. Cursed Sails isn't too dissimilar from the first campaign, The Hungering Deep, in t...
04:38 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Facebook requires Page managers to complete authorization process
Facebook is introducing a new verification process intended to ensure those who run Pages with a significant following are who they say they are. Starting with Pages that have a large US audience, Pag...
04:19 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Paul Rudd will play dual roles in a new Netflix comedy series
Today, Netflix announced a new eight-episode comedy series called Living with Yourself. Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, best known for Little Miss Sunshine, will direct and serve as executive produ...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget The best TVs for dorm rooms
At the end of the school day, you'll probably want to wind down and watch a movie or show, but sooner or later, your laptop screen just won't cut it. There are lots of choices when shopping ...
03:42 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Watch the launch of NASA's Parker Solar Probe tomorrow at 3:33 AM ET
Tomorrow, August 11th, NASA is scheduled to launch a historic mission called the Parker Solar Probe. The spacecraft will launch on a ULA Delta IV Heavy rocket from Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral ...
03:42 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Watch the launch of NASA's Parker Solar Probe at 3:53 AM ET (update)
Tomorrow, August 11th, NASA is scheduled to launch a historic mission called the Parker Solar Probe. The spacecraft will launch on a ULA Delta IV Heavy rocket from Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral ...
03:42 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Watch the launch of NASA's Parker Solar Probe Sunday morning (update)
Tomorrow, August 11th, NASA is scheduled to launch a historic mission called the Parker Solar Probe. The spacecraft will launch on a ULA Delta IV Heavy rocket from Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral ...
03:21 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's AltSpaceVR lets you build a virtual hangout
Microsoft's AltspaceVR differs drastically from other social networks by letting you share the same (virtual) space with your friends. Now, it's giving you more places to hang out with custo...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Samsung is still trying to make DeX happen
There was a common thread running through Samsung's two big launches this week. Both the Galaxy Note 9 and the Tab S4 feature DeX mode, a desktop-friendly interface for Android devices that the c...
02:47 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Apple Music's latest visual album is a full-length opera
Apple Music has added a new visual album, and it's one classical music fans would love. Cupertino has teamed up with Deutsche Grammophon, one of the biggest classical music labels, to launch a cu...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Discord can beat Steam at its own game with a curated store
The Discord homepage doesn't mince words. "It's time to ditch Skype and TeamSpeak," it says in large white letters, just above buttons to download or open Discord, a video game-cen...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget The Academy teams up with the Linux Foundation for open source tech
The Academy for Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), best known for running the Oscars, is diving into the technology world in a surprisingly new way. Together with the Linux Foundation, it'...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget The Academy teams up with Linux Foundation for open source tech
The Academy for Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), best known for running the Oscars, is diving into the technology world in a surprisingly new way. Together with the Linux Foundation, it'...
01:41 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget French secret service intercepts drone near presidents summer home
This week, the French secret service (Groupe de s&eacute;curit&eacute; de la pr&eacute;sidence de la R&eacute;publique, or GSPR) took down a drone that was flying in the airspace above...
01:22 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Germany removes blanket ban on Nazi imagery in games
Before video games with swastikas and other Nazi symbols can be released in Germany, they have to go through some major edits to censor those images. Every Nazi eagle and swastika -- and even Adolf Hi...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Obsession drives Lara in 'Shadow of the Tomb Raider'
Early trailers for Shadow of the Tomb Raider have portrayed Lara Croft as a ruthless killer. Someone who can hide in the jungle and silently dispatch armored soldiers with sophisticated traps and fast...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Researchers teach a computer to compose sonnets like Shakespeare
In addition to penning 37 plays, William Shakespeare was a prolific composer of sonnets -- crafting 154 of them during his life. Now, more than 400 years after his death, the Bard's words are inf...
12:31 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Apple lines up new comedy from 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' duo
Apple has signed on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia duo Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day for a straight-to-series comedy, according to a Variety report....
12:02 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget 'Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes' no longer requires VR
Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes is a clever application of VR, as only one headset is required (for the bomb defuser) while everyone else explains how to deactivate the device. Now, you won't ev...
12:02 pm -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget 'Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes' no longer requires VR on PS4
Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes is a clever application of VR, as only one headset is required (for the bomb defuser) while everyone else explains how to deactivate the device. Now, you'll be ab...
11:15 am -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Intel's first 'ruler' SSD holds 32TB
Intel has unsheathed its first "ruler" SSD, a bizarre device with a 12-inch long housing and colossal amount of storage. Intel created the new form factor last year to cram as much storage a...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Galaxy Note 9 day
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.After Samsung's big event, we've got all the Galaxy Note 9 (and Watch, and Home) news you need, right here. Prefer to catch the highlights yourself? We&#...
09:40 am -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Qualcomm settles antitrust dispute with Taiwan regulators
Qualcomm and Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission have made peace and agreed to settle the chipmaker's antitrust dispute in the country. Taiwan's FTC accused Qualcomm of abusing its dominance...
08:40 am -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Photos leak of a 3.3-inch Palm-branded Android phone
After releasing some well-received BlackBerry Android devices, TCL's next mobile brand reclamation project is Palm. Now Android Police has pictures of a phone apparently codenamed "Pepito&qu...
07:29 am -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget NBC Universal might reward you for streaming videos
NBC Universal is reportedly planning a different kind of online video service: one that pays you watch content and not the other way around. According to The Information, the Comcast-owned media compa...
06:08 am -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Former Tesla engineering lead Doug Field is back with Apple
Tesla confirmed in July that instead of returning from a six-week break, senior engineering VP Doug Field had departed the company. The timing was interesting as it came during Tesla's push to ra...
06:08 am -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Former Tesla engineering lead Doug Field is back with Apple
Tesla confirmed in July that instead of returning from a six-week break, senior engineering VP Doug Field had departed the company. The timing was interesting as it came during Tesla's push to ra...
03:32 am -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Now PS Vue subscribers can get FX's ad-free service
FX's $6-per-month ad-free subscription service FX+ lets viewers watch the network's shows ahead of their air date, and last week, they opened it up to all cable customers. But what if you�...
01:33 am -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget 'God of War's' New Game arrives on August 20th
You may want to hold off on replaying God of War for the umpteenth time, at least for the next few days. Sony is rolling out New Game+ on August 20th, giving your next round of mythological father-and...
01:33 am -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget 'God of War' gets New Game on August 20th
You may want to hold off on replaying God of War for the umpteenth time, at least for the next few days. Sony is rolling out New Game+ on August 20th, giving your next round of mythological father-and...
12:20 am -04 - Fri, August 10, 2018
Engadget Anne Frank Center asks Facebook to remove Holocaust denial pages
The Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect is calling out Facebook for allowing Holocaust denial pages on its site. And the center is doing so through a petition in which it's requesting Facebook a...
11:49 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget L'Oreal is bringing AR makeup demos to Instagram
L'Oreal and Facebook want a piece of the excitement surrounding augmented reality this week too. The pair have partnered for virtual try-ons for makeup using the tech, according to Reuters. Where...
11:03 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Alexa's intercom-like announcements arrive on Sonos One and Beam
One of the more useful features of Amazon's Alexa voice assistant is the ability to create custom recordings and use them as announcements for your entire network of Alexa-enabled connected speak...
10:36 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Microsoft threatened to unplug Gab over anti-Semitic posts
After Milo Yiannopoulos got banned from Twitter, he and his followers moved to Gab, a social network priding itself on free speech that has become popular with conservatives and the alt-right. But it ...
09:55 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Watch Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 event in 12 minutes
Samsung wasn't holding back at its Unpacked event. The centerpiece was clearly the Galaxy Note 9, but it had a veritable onslaught of announcements beyond that. The Galaxy Watch, Galaxy Home smar...
09:35 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Alexa will soon be available in even more cars
Amazon is giving more automakers access to the tools needed to integrate Alexa into their vehicles' infotainment systems. The company released its Alexa Auto software development kit today, makin...
08:57 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Facebook nixes Friend List Feeds, but Friend Lists live on
Facebook has been culling various features that take it away from its new "back to basics" emphasis on people over brands. It ended its Explore Feed test after it found that not many people ...
08:31 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Does Samsung's Galaxy Home stand a chance?
After more than a year of rumors and vague comments from Samsung leadership, the Galaxy Home, Samsung's Bixby-powered smart speaker, is finally official. Sort of. Samsung briefly showed off the d...
08:02 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Two of Ubisoft's artsy 'indies' are coming to Nintendo Switch
It seems like almost everything is getting ported to the Nintendo Switch. Next up are a pair of Ubisoft's internal UbiArt "indie" games, Child of Light and Valiant Hearts: The Great War...
07:31 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $50 on a Nintendo 3DS XL Super NES Edition
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07:16 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Google's latest iOS app is built for celebrity Q&A
Google is giving stars another direct line to their fans with Cameos, a Q&amp;A app that's targeted towards public figures. They can share their video answers in the knowledge panel on their ...
06:57 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Facebook is blocking links to 3D-printed gun files
Facebook is blocking links to sites that host 3D-printed gun files. The company has determined that such designs are not allowed under the regulated goods section of its community standards -- Faceboo...
06:38 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Hasan Minhaj's weekly Netflix talk show debuts October 28th
Netflix has revealed that Hasan Minhaj's weekly talk show Patriot Act will debut October 28th. The former Daily Show correspondent's new series was announced earlier this year and Netflix de...
06:19 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Uber partners with UT Austin and US Army Research Labs on flying cabs
Uber has added the University of Texas at Austin to its list of partners as it tries to turn its flying taxis into a reality. The company is also working with the US Army Research Laboratory on a proj...
06:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Researchers can track cell development through 'genetic barcodes'
A newborn is composed of roughly 26 billion cells when he or she enters the world naked, screaming and rather gooey. Figuring out how those multitudes of cells came to be from a single zygote remains ...
05:47 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget The fastest human-made object launches for the Sun this Saturday
If the weather remains favorable and everything goes according to plan on August 11th, NASA is sending a spacecraft to the sun. The Parker Solar Probe will go closer to the massive ball of gas and pla...
05:22 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Samsung's upgraded Bixby assistant is still rough around the edges
Samsung understandably focused most of its attention on the Galaxy Note 9 at its Unpacked event, but it also used the media gathering to unveil the next generation of Bixby, and... well, it's a m...
05:15 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs. the competition: Big and getting bigger
Phone screens continue to get larger, with many flagship phones regularly breaking the 6-inch mark. Still, the Note 9's slightly larger display and bigger battery might provide the edge it needs ...
05:01 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Watch hands-on: Steady progress, but few thrills
We knew Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 was coming, but the new Galaxy Watch was a bit more of a surprise. (Well, as much a surprise as a device Samsung leaked on its own website can be.) The crowds have...
05:01 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Watch hands-on: Steady progress but few thrills
We knew Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 was coming, but the new Galaxy Watch was a bit more of a surprise. (Well, as much a surprise as a device Samsung leaked on its own website can be.) The crowds have...
04:32 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Vice President Pence lays out plan to create Space Force
Vice President Mike Pence has detailed a plan to establish Space Force as a new military branch. In a Pentagon speech, he laid out proposals to form a US Space Command (as was previously reported) tha...
04:18 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Samsung's smart home devices can pick up Spotify streams from your phone
Samsung just announced the Galaxy Home, a clear competitor to Apple's HomePod, and the speaker will be powered by Spotify. The company just announced a new partnership that'll tie the two co...
04:15 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Note 9 versus last year's Note 8: What's changed?
Last year's Galaxy Note 8 largely succeeded at redeeming the Note line in the wake of its predecessor's battery troubles. The new Note 9 doesn't have as much pressure on it this time ar...
04:15 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs. last year's Note 8: What's changed?
Last year's Galaxy Note 8 largely succeeded at redeeming the Note line in the wake of its predecessor's battery troubles. The new Note 9 doesn't have as much pressure on it this time ar...
03:56 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Galaxy Home is Samsung's Bixby-powered smart speaker
Samsung has been developing a speaker based on its own digital assistant, Bixby, for awhile. But today, we're getting our first look at it. During the company's Galaxy Note 9 event in New Yo...
03:49 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Samsung's Wireless Charger Duo powers up your phone and smartwatch
Wireless charging is a huge quality of life upgrade, and Samsung knows it. That's why the company (briefly) showed off its new Wireless Charger Duo onstage at the Galaxy Note 9 event this morning...
03:49 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Watch looks like a real watch
Considering Samsung accidentally leaked the its new smartwatch on its own website, it's not a surprise that the company announced the Galaxy Watch at its event today. It will come in two sizes: 4...
03:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 has a much more useful DeX desktop mode
Samsung has been trying to turn its smartphones into pseudo-desktops with DeX since the Galaxy S8, a notably rocky start. With the Galaxy S9, DeX worked mostly the same, but relied on a new dock that ...
03:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Note 9 hands-on: All about the S Pen
Hello, stylus, my old friend. I've come to talk with you again.Today Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 -- the latest in its flagship big-screen phone series. Like its predecessors, it comes with...
03:29 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Samsung brings new controls to the Note 9 with redesigned S Pen
As we geared up for today's Samsung event, the announcement for which teased us with a close-up image of the Galaxy Note 9's S Pen, there's been a fair bit of speculation regarding what...
03:27 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite' is now available on Samsung Galaxy phones
The wildly popular game Fortnite came out for iOS back in April, leaving Android users eagerly awaiting its eventual release on the other mobile operating system. But rumors in the last couple weeks h...
03:20 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 is bigger and more powerful than ever
After more than a few leaks (including from Samsung itself), the Galaxy Note 9 is finally official. Samsung's new flagship is an evolution of the Note 8 that promises to "never slow you dow...
03:12 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget 'Red Dead Redemption 2' trailer shows off a more ambitious sequel
After almost two years of teases and a few delays, we finally have our first look at how Red Dead Redemption 2 will actually play come October 26th. The gameplay trailer is directly in the vein of the...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Facebook's new Groups tool connects members to mentors
If you thought that Facebook's mentor program would be a good fit for group members looking for a helping hand, you'll be glad to hear that Facebook agrees. The social network is bringing it...
02:55 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Discord will start selling games in a 'curated' store
Discord isn't just for chatting (and watching the occasional video) any more. The community-driven service is launching a beta that will offer games, including a full-fledged game store. The new...
02:41 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Cinemark CEO credits MoviePass for Movie Club's growing success
MoviePass has in many ways left an indelible mark on cinema. Its mobile-based subscription service empowered ardent theatergoers to enjoy multiple screenings a month, sometimes at near irresistible pr...
02:18 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Limited edition PS4 celebrates 500 million PlayStation consoles sold
Sony revealed that it has sold over 525 million PlayStation systems worldwide since the console first launched 24 years ago, and that it's doing something special to commemorate it. It unveiled t...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget We're live at Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 event!
When it's time to unveil some flashy new hardware, Samsung is known for taking things way over the top. Today's event just might take the cake, though: the company is going to officially rev...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Anchor's donation option lets podcast fans support their favorite shows
Anchor, the audio broadcast-turned-podcasting platform, has launched a new Listener Support feature that lets podcasters collect money from their fans for their efforts. Creators of any size or experi...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget 'Gris' is a gorgeous 2D platformer about personal loss
Gris might be the prettiest game I've ever played. The 2D platformer is set in a dream-like world filled with crumbling statues, towering temples and inky, shape-shifting birds. Even the trees --...
01:41 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Chrome OS update makes installing Linux apps easier
With the power of tools like Crouton, anyone so inclined can already run Linux on a Chromebook. The process is a bit fiddly, however, and requires that you enable developer mode -- which carries poten...
01:17 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Tribune ends Sinclair merger bid and files suit over losses
Today, Tribune Media announced that it is no longer interested in Sinclair's $3.9 billion takeover. Furthermore, the company is filing suit against Sinclair for breach of contract, which asks for...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Amazon AWS error exposes info on 31,000 GoDaddy servers
Data leaks are par for the course these days, and the latest company to be involved in one is GoDaddy. The company, which says it's the world's top domain name registrar with over 18 million...
12:40 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Panasonic's deodorizer freshens your shoes while you sleep
In a world where self-driving cars are taking to the roads and computers are having casual conversations with salon receptionists, it's easy to forget that many companies are still working hard o...
12:22 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Major US news sites are still blocking Europeans due to GDPR
Months after GDPR privacy rules went into effect, over a thousand US news sites still aren't available in Europe. That includes outlets like WGN, the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune and pub...
12:01 pm -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Media giants invest $1 billion in former Dreamworks execs NewTV
Former Dreamworks executive Jeffrey Katzenberg first touted his video startup idea, NewTV, a year ago, citing ambitious plans to secure as much as $2 billion in funding to get the idea off the ground....
11:20 am -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Google to let more app developers offer 'Instant' trials this year
Google's just released Android 9.0 -- aka Pie -- so it seems like as good a time as any for the company to reflect on some of the platforms achievements in recent times, and to consider what'...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Netflix's last Marvel movie and Magic Leap
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Good morning, there! It's Galaxy Note 9 day, so wave your oversized stylus toys (and don't mention the Note 7) because we'll be liveblogging and rep...
08:45 am -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Chrome 69 is optimized for notched phones and Android Go
It hasn't been that long since Chrome 68's stable release, so you'll have to wait a bit longer for the browser's next iteration. Android Police has dissected Chrome 69's APK n...
07:40 am -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Sonic movie casts Ben Schwartz as the speedy hedgehog's voice
The Sonic live-action hybrid movie is happening, whether you like it or not. Not only has Jim Carrey confirmed that he's playing the villainous Doctor Eggman Robotnik, the project has also found ...
06:15 am -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Drake's latest streaming record: first artist to 50 billion streams
All year Drake has been on a streak of smashing streaming records, including 1 billion album streams in a week, single-day records for Apple Music and Spotify (and then again) and even had a hand in N...
04:34 am -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Qualcomm's mid-range Snapdragon 670 is focused on AI
While Qualcomm's recently announced Snapdragon 700 chip seemed like its answer for AI in lower cost phones, the company hasn't forgotten about its mid-tier series. The new Snapdragon 670 als...
03:36 am -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Google tracked banned words to refine rumored China search engine
If Google is planning a search engine for China, how is it planning to obey the country's strict censorship laws from day one? By getting some practice in first, apparently. The Intercept has obt...
02:27 am -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget Verizon bundles Unlimited plans with six months of Apple Music
Verizon has added a new perk to its unlimited plans, and it's thankfully a straightforward one that won't make the carrier's rather complex choices and tiers even more confusing. Starti...
01:20 am -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget NASA picks for 'tipping point' space tech include Blue Origin and ULA
NASA's current administrator is rather fond of private spaceflight, and that's reflected in the agency's latest round of technology funding. The organization has forged ten partnership...
12:14 am -04 - Thu, August 9, 2018
Engadget MIT crypto system shares police data without wrecking investigations
Law enforcement routinely secures orders requiring that tech companies hand over data, but the targets of those requests don't always know if they've been under the microscope -- especially ...
11:30 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Senator says Russia has penetrated Florida election systems
Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) told the Tampa Bay Times today that Russian operatives have "penetrated" Florida election systems. "They have already penetrated certain counties in the state...
10:38 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Untappd adds messaging for all your beer-related chats
Untappd has long been the app of choice for many beer drinkers looking for the best brews in town. To make it easier to find out what's worth checking out at your local bars or share that great I...
09:51 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Blizzard has numerous 'Diablo' projects in the works
Diablo III isn't the end of Blizzard's interest in its hellish action RPG franchise. Community Manager Brandy Camel has revealed in a video that the developer has "multiple Diablo proj...
09:28 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Microsoft will help expand rural broadband in Ohio
Tens of millions of Americans, especially in rural areas, still don't have access to broadband internet. As part of its five-year plan to help close that gap, Microsoft is partnering with telecom...
09:07 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget SEC investigates Elon Musk's tweets about taking Tesla private
You knew it was just a matter of time before regulators looked into Elon Musk's tweets about taking Tesla private, and it appears they're already on the case mere hours later. Wall Street J...
08:51 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget NYC will cap the number of Uber and Lyft vehicles on its streets
The New York City Council just passed legislation to temporarily cap ride-sharing vehicles in the city for a full year. They started considering the proposed bills weeks ago to freeze the amount of li...
08:22 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget 'Ant-Man and The Wasp' will be the last Marvel movie to hit Netflix
Sometime after Ant-Man and the Wasp finishes its theatrical run, it will stream on Netflix. But that's the last Marvel Studios movie that will appear on the service, the New York Times reports. S...
08:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget You don't need a Roku to watch Roku's free movies
Almost a year since Roku launched its free, ad-supported movie channel across its devices, the company is taking a major step forward: The internet! Starting today, anyone in the US can head over to T...
07:45 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Twitter doesnt have the spine to ban Alex Jones
It seems like every major tech company has had enough of Alex Jones, the conspiracy theorist and propagandist behind the controversial far-right site InfoWars. Well, almost everyone. The obvious holdo...
07:27 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Skype chats are the latest place to listen to Spotify
Now that Spotify is on Apple's iMessage and Facebook's Messenger, the company will soon empower you to share and preview songs inside another messaging service, Skype. If you're a US-ba...
07:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Audis HD Matrix LED lights may soon be allowed on US roads
Headlights typically serve one purpose -- helping drivers see the road. To illuminate the asphalt at night the lights traditionally had two settings. Low beams for driving around town and passing othe...
06:44 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Airbnb cancels Great Wall of China contest following backlash
Apparently, renting out a priceless ancient cultural relic as a hotel for a night isn't the best idea. That's what Airbnb learned after it advertised a contest to spend one night atop the Gr...
06:22 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget 'We Happy Few' has a trippy PSVR teaser
We Happy Few is just around the corner after years of waiting, but you don't have to wait until August 10th to get a feel for its drug-filled dystopia if you have a PlayStation VR headset. Compu...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Samsungs Galaxy Note 8 still has game one year later
The Galaxy Note 8's job wasn't just to serve the legions of smartphone users who demand S Pens &mdash; it was to rehabilitate Samsung's image after the Note 7, to prove that the com...
05:41 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Samsung commits $22 billion to AI, 5G and future tech
Thanks to the success of its smartphones, TVs, appliance and especially chips, Samsung is sitting on a large pile of cash. The company just announced that it will spend a lot of that to develop artifi...
05:20 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Google Assistant's visual smart home controls are on the way
You don't have to pick up a smart display to use touch-savvy controls in Google Assistant. Users at Droid Life and elsewhere have noticed that Google is rolling out visual smart home controls (t...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Watch Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 event tomorrow at 11AM ET
Samsung is once again ready to unveil the latest version of its other flagship phone line, the Galaxy Note, and it's making sure everyone can tune in. The company is livestreaming the Galaxy Note...
04:36 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Super Smash Bros. Ultimate bundle includes a GameCube controller
Nintendo has been dribbling out more info on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate ahead of its release this December. Aside from new characters, the company announced -- unsurprisingly -- that the title will be...
04:19 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget RED's Hydrogen One phone is delayed again
We've been following the development of RED's holographic smartphone, the Hydrogen One, for awhile now. But apparently, we'll have to wait awhile longer before it's available for p...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget The nine speakers we recommend in our back-to-school guide
Though our back-to-school guide includes plenty of headphones, we threw in just as many speakers. Whether you intend to host a few parties or just want the convenience of a smart speaker, we found a n...
03:38 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Pandora will use its music discovery skills to recommend podcasts
For years, Pandora has been breaking down songs into all sorts of different characteristics in order to personalize listening experiences to each user, and now it's applying that treatment to pod...
03:17 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Phones sold by the four major US carriers could have a major security flaw
Customers using devices from four major cell phone carriers could unknowingly be exposing sensitive data to hackers, according to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Fifth Domain reports that D...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget The Galaxy Tab S4 is built for work, but gets very little done
You might be wondering: Who even buys Android tablets anymore? The answer, Samsung seems to think, is people who want not just an excellent canvas for multimedia but the multitasking prowess of a lapt...
02:57 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Googles Pixel 3 XL could come with Pixel Bud-style headphones
Today, a Ukranian tech blogger named Luchkov may have leaked images of the white version of Google's Pixel 3 XL. These look like the real deal, though they include a bit of a puzzle. The images s...
02:56 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget 'Castlevania' is coming to 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate'
Nintendo just murdered Luigi during a livestream about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Killing beloved characters is the point of Smash Bros., after all, and Nintendo took the opportunity to add two more ...
02:54 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' turns your Switch into a Nintendo iPod
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's veritable museum of Nintendo history extends to the game-maker's iconic music as well. This time out, there are over 900 compositions and Nintendo says if you pl...
02:36 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Apple says the iPhone doesn't listen to your conversations
Last month, members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee fired off a letter to Apple following reports that phones and other devices, such as smart speakers, can listen in on conversations. Now,...
02:15 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Tesla's board discussed going private before Musk's tweets
Turns out not everyone was in the dark about Elon Musk's plans to take Tesla private. A post from the board on the electric-vehicle manufacturer's investor relations site says the idea came ...
01:55 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget 'PUBG' developer plans three month sprint to 'fix the game'
PUBG Corp has unveiled a three month roadmap to improve PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in response to a "fix the game" clarion call from certain pockets of its fanbase. The scheme will c...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget The best PS4 headset
By Dennis BurgerThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commiss...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Anki's Vector robot brings us one step closer to 'Star Wars' Droids
In my many years testing all sorts of gadgets, few things have elicited as much spontaneous joy as Anki's Cozmo, its adorable robot for kids. Mostly, that was because it had a personality. Behind...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget HALO collar promises to reduce concussions in contact sport
When it comes to high impact sports, sprains and strains are almost inevitable. The NFL has been equipping players with durable, shock-absorbent helmets for years to guard against traumatic injuries, ...
12:48 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Magic Leap's $2,295 mixed reality headset is available now
It didn't take long for Magic Leap to confirm the rumors of an imminent launch for its mixed reality headset. The startup has announced that its Magic Leap One Creator Edition headset is availabl...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Amazon cuts Whole Foods delivery time to 30 minutes
It's not quite as efficient as a drive-through, but Amazon's Whole Foods delivery service is well on its way there. Today, the e-commerce company announced that Prime Now subscribers in the ...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Amazon cuts Whole Foods pickup time to 30 minutes
It's not quite as efficient as a drive-through, but Amazon's Whole Foods delivery service is well on its way there. Today, the e-commerce company announced that Prime Now subscribers in the ...
11:15 am -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Tesla's production problems extend to its solar roof business, too
The production problems Tesla has faced with its Model 3 have been well documented. Now, sources say the company is facing similar issues with its solar roof tile initiative. According to Reuters, for...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Magic Leap ahead?
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Morning there! Apple is introducing playlists powered by your friends' musical tastes, June's smart oven gets updated and discounted and Tokyo prepares f...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Facebook adds augmented reality games to Messenger video chats
Hours-long video chats can be great for staying connected to distant friends, but there's bound to be a lull in the conversation at some point. Facebook thinks it can liven up those quiet moments...
09:28 am -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget New rules are killing deceptive broadband ads in the UK
Nearly every telecom in the UK has reduced advertised broadband speeds thanks to new rules, according to consumer watchdog Which?. Until recently, telecoms were allowed to brag about peak speeds that ...
08:40 am -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Magic Leap's mixed reality headset might launch today
Magic Leap might finally launch its headset -- or announce when it will launch the device -- today. The secretive company's founder, Rony Abovitz, has tweeted hints that seem to point at an event...
07:20 am -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Apple develops series based on hit historical novel 'Pachinko'
Apple's ever-expanding show library may scratch the itch if you're the literary sort. Deadline and Variety have learned that Apple has landed the rights to a series based on Min Jin Lee...
06:15 am -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Autonomous drones can herd birds away from airports
Drones aren't usually allowed to go near airports unless they serve a purpose, like herding flocks of birds away from the airspace where they could put planes full of people in jeopardy. Manually...
03:55 am -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Qualcomm invites us to see its new Wear OS chip on September 10th
Even as wearable devices have become more popular, the hardware backing many Wear OS (formerly known as Android Wear) devices hasn't seen an update since Qualcomm's 2100 SOC arrived in 2016....
02:56 am -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Seahawks and Mariners fans can buy concessions with their fingerprints
Sports fans in Seattle now have the option of using the biometric services offered by Clear to enter stadiums, buy concessions and verify their age for alcohol purchases. Seahawks and Sounders FC fans...
01:46 am -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Twitter's CEO tries to explain not suspending Alex Jones
Over the last few days, platforms like Apple Podcasts, Facebook, YouTube and Spotify decided they'd had enough of Alex Jones and InfoWars and pulled his access. Twitter was not among them, saying...
01:32 am -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Verizon accused of misleading FCC on rural LTE coverage
Rural carriers have accused Verizon of using shady tricks to hinder its cellular competition. In a letter to the FCC, the Rural Wireless Association accused Verizon of providing the regulator with a ...
12:37 am -04 - Wed, August 8, 2018
Engadget Now you can disable threaded Gmail conversations for iOS and Android
Google has continued to tweak its Gmail mobile apps to try and make things better for its users. The company introduced AI-powered notifications for iOS, added custom swipe actions for Android and has...
11:16 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Snapchat update leaked some of its iOS app's source code
Snap's user losses aren't the only things the company has had to worry about as of late. A spokesperson has confirmed to Motherboard that a May update for the Snapchat iOS app exposed a &qu...
10:31 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Subpoenaing Discord may reveal identities of Charlottesvile neo-Nazis
The white supremacist Charlottesville marchers who used Discord to prepare for violence might not remain anonymous for much longer. A chief magistrate judge has shot down an attempt by one of the neo-...
09:38 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Your smartphone is a 'security blanket' for your social life
Do you instinctively reach for your smartphone whenever you're in an awkward chat with unfamiliar people, or just feel like you're the odd one out? There's likely a good reason for it....
09:17 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Reviewing election cybersecurity in this week's primary states
Since learning of Russia's attempts to hack into the elections systems of 21 states during the 2016 US presidential race, legislators have been on high alert. Cybersecurity experts have warned it...
09:04 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Bose's QC35 II wireless headphones now support Alexa
Bose revealed that its QuietComfort 35 IIs would get outfitted with Google Assistant last September. Starting today, owners have another voice assistant option: The wireless headphones now support Ama...
08:42 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Snapchat lost 3 million daily users in the past three months
Though Snap has been hard at work adding new features like group video chats and "Harry Potter" Bitmojis, things haven't so rosy at the company as of late. User growth slowed down last ...
08:06 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Elon Musk is seriously considering taking Tesla private
Earlier today, Elon Musk tweeted that he's considering taking Tesla private, and buying shareholders out at an above-price rate of $420 if they didn't want to stay invested. Considering the ...
07:56 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Latest 'Rainbow Six: Siege' season includes the first reworked map
Rainbow Six: Siege has a massive fan base years after launch, but how is it supposed to keep those players interested when new maps and characters will only do so much? By going back to where it all b...
07:45 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget This Day in Engadget History: Facebook reveals Trending Topics
Engadget has been around for 14 years and counting, which means our archives contain a veritable treasure trove of technology history. From notable reviews and news to the more mundane or ridiculous f...
07:34 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Stylish JRPG 'The World Ends With You' heads to Switch this October
Over a decade ago, the Nintendo DS action RPG The World Ends With You debuted, placing players in a fantastical version of Tokyo's famous Shibuya shopping district. The youth culture-infused game...
07:11 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Newton's subscription email service will shut down next month
Newton was the rare email app that worked well on mobile, Windows and Mac, but it really did cost too much. Note the past tense: The company announced today that the email service will shut down on Se...
06:51 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget North Carolina elementary teachers will get iPads to bolster reading
Apple's renewed push for iPads in schools appears to be paying dividends. North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson has unfurled plans to give the state's K-3 teachers...
06:19 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Elon Musk made Tesla stock spike with hint the company will go private
Maybe Twitter user Elon Musk thought he was being funny with a terrible pot joke, or maybe he was serious. Either way, the Tesla CEO just sent the company's stock soaring after a tweet. He said h...
05:44 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget InfoWars fans flock to apps following recent bans
While a number of tech companies have purged their sites of Alex Jones podcasts and accounts over the last couple of days, not all InfoWars-related content has been taken down. And what's still a...
05:30 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget The redesigned Lincoln Navigator is ready for regular folks
The Lincoln Navigator luxury SUV (starting at $72,555) is unapologetically huge. That could create a bit of an existential crisis for some. Here are some of the issues I thought about while driving th...
04:47 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Virgin Hyperloop One to build a research facility in Spain
Virgin Hyperloop One announced today that it's expanding into Europe. The company plans to build a $500 million development facility in the small village of Bobadilla located in the Andalusian re...
04:25 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Battle royale shooter 'H1Z1' officially arrives on PS4
You're in a tough spot if you're a PS4 owner who likes battle royale, but doesn't care much about Fortnite. PUBG is a no-go, Realm Royale is still in a closed beta and titles like Call...
04:02 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Firefox experiment suggests articles based on your web history
You can already save articles for later viewing in Firefox thanks to Pocket integration. That's not going to help you find articles, however, and it's all too tempting to stick to the same ...
03:41 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Instapaper is back in the EU following temporary GDPR shutdown
Back in May, Instapaper temporarily shut down operations in the EU because it was not compliant with GDPR. Today, the company announced that it is once again operational for users in the EU. Those who...
03:11 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget House of Cards returns for its final season November 2nd
House of Cards is returning November 2nd for its sixth and final season, which will center on Claire Underwood and her presidency. Netflix shared the premiere date -- which is just ahead of midterm el...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Google adds lots of new tools to its Education suite
Summer break is normally a time for rest and recreation, but Google has been busy updating Classroom, Google Earth and other Google for Education tools in preparation for the next academic term....
02:35 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Apple Music's 'Friends Mix' is a playlist of your pals' top tunes
Apple is giving your friends the keys to your Music account. Okay, not really, but every Monday, it'll compile 25 songs your friends are listening to into a playlist dubbed, you guessed it, "...
02:12 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Tesla's Powerwall can store energy ahead of storms
Tesla has launched a new feature for PowerWall that will keep the lights on even when things go to heck. Called "Storm Watch," it will check forecasts and fully charge up to provide backup p...
01:51 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Indian ride-hailing giant Ola launches in the UK
Uber may not want to get too comfy as it rebuilds its London presence -- it's about to get stiff competition. Indian ride-hailing giant Ola has unveiled plans to launch in the UK. The company i...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget MoviePass failed so cinema can live
In the blink of an eye, MoviePass went from being one of the hottest startups to a textbook example of how not to run a company. Its $9.95-a-month plan, which let you see one movie per day, launched l...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Buick Marketplace adds in-dash fuel payments for Exxon
General Motors is giving customers in the US the ability to pay for gas at Exxon and Mobil stations from within their infotainment systems, and it's starting with Buick vehicles. Today, the autom...
12:31 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Tokyo Olympics will use facial recognition to bolster security
It's official: the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will use facial recognition as a security measure, confirming a 2017 report that the organizing committee was considering its use. You don't have to wo...
12:01 pm -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Europe takes another stab at standardizing phone chargers
The European Union has been trying for nearly a decade to get smartphone manufacturers to voluntarily agree to a common mobile phone charger. That apparently hasn't worked out so well, so the EU ...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget June returns with a cheaper smart oven for lazy cooks
Two years ago, June unveiled its first smart oven, complete with a 2.3-GHz quad-core NVIDIA processor, lots of sensors and a dose of artificial intelligence. In my review, I was mesmerized by how well...
10:30 am -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Happy (Android) Pie Day!
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.More unlimited data plans from T-Mobile, fewer movies from MoviePass and another defeat at the hands of AI-powered gamers. Oh and Android P is out now -- if you ha...
10:10 am -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Samsung is building a high-speed 4TB SSD for everyone
When Samsung unveiled its first-ever 1-terabit flash chip, it promised that massive SSD storage devices would soon follow. As promised, it's now producing 4TB SSDs, and best of all, these drives ...
09:19 am -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Fossil's new smartwatches get NFC payments and heart rate tracking
Fossil's newest smartwatches come with features many of their predecessors were sorely lacking. In an attempt to catch up to its rivals, the company has added heart rate trackers, NFC payment and...
08:31 am -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget West Virginia will try mobile voting for troops serving abroad
Despite our skepticism of applying tech to the electoral process, CNN reports that after limited tests earlier this year (PDF), West Virginia is planning to roll out mobile voting for its midterm elec...
07:01 am -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Logitech's wireless iPhone charging stand helps you watch movies
Wireless chargers are often finicky things: they tend to require that you place your phone just so, and stands usually preclude you from using your phone in anything but a vertical position. Logitech ...
05:25 am -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget SpaceX relaunches the final Falcon 9 rocket design
Tonight, SpaceX has launched a satellite to geostationary orbit, but that payload isn't what makes this mission special: it's the rocket itself. The private space corporation has reused a Bl...
04:01 am -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Ford thinks exoskeletons are ready for prime time in its factories
People still build cars. While videos of giant robots welding vehicles are exciting to watch (sparks!), humans are an important part of the assembly of vehicles. However, as you would expect, doing th...
02:54 am -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Selfie filters are driving new cosmetic surgery trends
Doctors have noticed a new trend: People want to change their body to look like their edited selfies. Specifically, they're referring to photos of themselves taken with apps like Snapchat and Fac...
02:17 am -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Apple Pay Cash leads Consumer Reports' first payment service test
Peer-to-peer mobile payment services are all the rage these days (eMarketer expects a 24 percent jump in US adoption in 2018), but which of them is actually the safest to use? Consumer Reports might ...
12:59 am -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'Better Call Saul' and 'Madden NFL 19'
It's finally time for Better Call Saul to return on AMC, while gamers can dig in to Madden 19 and Overcooked! 2. Yet another superhero movie is available via streaming as Deadpool 2 makes its vid...
12:07 am -04 - Tue, August 7, 2018
Engadget Lyft offers Avis rentals to drivers who don't own cars
Lyft drivers now have another major choice if they want to offer rides without buying their own cars. The ridesharing service has struck a deal that will have the Avis Budget Group offer "thousa...
11:25 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget 16-bit cult classic Windjammers is headed to Nintendo Switch
A year ago, the 16-bit cult classic Windjammers came out for PS4 and PS Vita, fulfilling Sony's promise to bring the frisbee game to a modern console. But soon you'll be able to play it anyw...
10:48 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget FCC admits its comment system never suffered DDoS attack
If you didn't buy the FCC's claims that its comment system fell prone to a DDoS attack when it was soliciting net neutrality comments, investigators have just validated your suspicions. An ...
10:15 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget The internets slow turn against Alex Jones and InfoWars
Tech companies are finally starting to take action on Alex Jones, the man who called the Sandy Hook school shooting a hoax and said the Democrats were planning a second civil war, for spreading his ha...
09:45 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Twitter: InfoWars isn't currently violating our policies
After YouTube pulled several of Alex Jones' videos two weeks ago for violating its hate speech policies, more and more services similarly removed content uploaded by him and his InfoWars network,...
09:35 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Apple's Windows migration tool can transfer more info in Mojave
Windows users looking for an easier time of switching to the Mac are in luck. According to a report at 9to5Mac, Apple's latest operating system, macOS 10.14 Mojave, has a new Windows Migration As...
09:04 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Microsoft says classic Skype will live on... for now
Last month, Microsoft started rolling out an updated version of Skype that was ultimately meant to replace Skype 7.0, or Skype classic, as it's known. The company initially said that Skype 7.0 wo...
08:43 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Alexa now tells you when it can answer old questions
When you ask a voice assistant a question it doesn't have an answer for, that's usually the end of the story unless you're determined to look up the answer on another device. Amazon doe...
08:22 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget DJI unveils Spark drone with cutesy Line Friends bear on it
DJI apparently felt that its tiny Spark drone wasn't quite cute enough. The company has unveiled a version of the Spark that slaps Line Friends' extra-adorable Brown the bear on its back. ...
08:01 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite' for Android may launch on Samsung's app store
Global gaming phenomenon Fortnite is coming to the Android platform sometime this summer, but Epic said it wouldn't show up in the Google Play store. Now, there's evidence of how it will be ...
07:39 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Pentagon restricts use of location-logging fitness trackers
The Pentagon is banning soldiers and others stationed at sensitive bases and warzone areas from using location features on fitness trackers and other devices because the data could give away where tro...
07:18 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Netflix trailer for 'Maniac' shows a drug trial gone off the rails
Netflix's high-profile Maniac series is no longer quite so mysterious. The streaming service has posted a full trailer for the dark comedy that reveals just what Owen (Jonah Hill) and Annie (Emma...
07:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Ford Mustang Bullitt review: Almost Steve McQueen cool
Nostalgia is powerful -- it's why we still have Star Wars movies. It's the reason everyone loves the 80s and if you've ever talked to someone about their favorite music, it's usual...
06:38 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Microsoft rejoins Disney's Movies Anywhere
Microsoft is rejoining Disney's Movies Anywhere service, so you can again use that app to watch flicks you bought through the Movies &amp; TV store. Movies Anywhere dropped support for the st...
06:19 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Reebok sports bra uses gel to change support as you move
Reebok is introducing a new sports bra that can relax or tighten depending on the wearer's movement. It's called the PureMove and as Fast Company reports, it uses technology that has been in...
06:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Auctioning a Russian spy camera disguised as... a camera
Spycraft in the Cold War was a lot different than it is now. Rather than hacking computers or trying to fix elections on social media, spooks tried to dig up secrets using cool gadgets. Aston's A...
05:42 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget New York Times iOS app allows you to personalize your reads
Finding all the articles that are of interest to you when a publication puts out hundreds of articles a day can be a challenge. That's why The New York Times unveiled a new section of its iOS app...
05:21 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Facebook's revamped Pages help you find local businesses
Facebook's effort to promote all things local is now shifting more toward nearby shops. The social site has launched a slew of updates that should help you both find local businesses and actuall...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Android P is for Pie
Sorry, peppermint, pancake and Pop-Tarts fans -- the "P" in Android 9.0's name stands for Pie, and it has officially arrived. You'll get an over-the-air update for the new platform...
04:33 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget YouTube removes Alex Jones official channel for violating guidelines
YouTube is the latest service to remove Alex Jones' content, which follows Facebook, Apple and Spotify yanking InfoWars pages and podcasts over the last day or so. Engadget has confirmed that You...
04:30 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget The best media streamers for dorm rooms
If you've decided having a TV in your dorm room is worth it to you, the next logical step is to hook up all your streaming services. Unless you've sprung for a smart television, you'll ...
04:16 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget TSMC says virus that shut down its plants is a WannaCry variant
Over the weekend, chip manufacturer TSMC reported that some of its fabrication plants had to be shut down because of a virus that had infected the company's systems. While some were able to resum...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Alex Hunter joins Real Madrid in 'FIFA 19'
The Twitter account for the fictional FIFA character Alex Hunter teased yesterday that some news was on the way, and now we know what that is. EA Sports has announced that Hunter will play for Real Ma...
03:50 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Facebook might add your banking info to Messenger
Facebook wants to incorporate your banking info into Messenger and has approached companies like JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup and US Bancorp over the past year, the Wall Street Journal repor...
03:50 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Facebook might add your banking info to Messenger (update)
Facebook wants to incorporate your banking info into Messenger and has approached companies like JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup and US Bancorp over the past year, the Wall Street Journal repor...
03:50 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Facebook might let you chat with your bank over Messenger
Facebook wants to incorporate your banking info into Messenger and has approached companies like JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup and US Bancorp over the past year, the Wall Street Journal repor...
03:30 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget How we can all cash in on the benefits of workplace automation
Artificial intelligence is no different than the cotton gin, telecommunication satellites or nuclear power plants. It's a technology, one with the potential to vastly improve the lives of every h...
03:15 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget T-Mobiles latest unlimited plan cuts out the extras
Today, T-Mobile announced a new plan called Essentials, which is advertised at just $30 per line for a family of four. It includes unlimited talk, text and data in the US. It's geared towards cus...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Rocket Lab will launch two missions in less than two months
Today, launch vehicle startup Rocket Lab announced that it will launch two missions within just a few weeks of one another later this year. It's Business Time is scheduled for launch in November,...
02:28 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget AMD's wild 32-core Ryzen Threadripper chip goes on sale
There's good news for graphics pros: AMD's 32-core, 64-thread Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX chip unveiled in June is now up for pre-order. The 2nd-generation chip is built using AMD's 12-na...
02:15 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget MoviePass slashes plan to three movies per month
After borrowing emergency funds to keep the lights on and toying with a price increase, MoviePass is trying to stave off the Grim Reaper by limiting how many movies you can see each month. You won...
12:31 pm -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget 'Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition' gains Sagat and newcomer G
The roster for Street Fighter V's Arcade Edition will today gain two new fighters. An announcement on PlayStation Blog confirmed that both series icon Sagat and mysterious newcomer G -- who were ...
11:45 am -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Facebook bans Alex Jones and InfoWars pages
Facebook has removed four pages from conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, saying that the channels "repeatedly" violated its hate speech and bullying policies. Last week, Facebook removed four vi...
11:25 am -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Dota 2 veterans steamrolled by AI team in exhibition match
Later this month, the best Dota 2 teams in the world will meet in Vancouver for the biggest tournament of the year, The International. The annual contest consistently boasts the highest prize pool in ...
10:35 am -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Wells Fargo's major computer error
This Monday morning, we're reporting on a major computer error at Wells Fargo that cost some people their homes, and drone attacks on Venezuela's president....
10:10 am -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Negan from 'The Walking Dead' is coming to 'Tekken 7'
Negan might be tied up in the latest season of The Walking Dead, but that doesn't mean he can't bash a few skulls in the latest Tekken video game. That's right, the iconic Saviors leade...
09:05 am -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Apple removes InfoWars podcasts from its platforms
Apple is the latest company to crack down on Alex Jones' controversial news site InfoWars. On Sunday, the tech giant removed five of the six podcasts streamable on its iTunes and Podcast apps, re...
06:25 am -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Here attacks Google Maps with new freemium website plan
When visiting the website for a local restaurant or other small business, you'll likely Google Maps embedded to show the location. Developers of such sites were recently thrown for a loop, howeve...
03:55 am -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Mixed-gene French grapes may lead to cheaper, safer wine
French wineries have to use a lot of pesticide to keep their grapes healthy, and that's both expensive and costly -- a problem when some countries don't have those problems. The country mig...
02:03 am -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Wells Fargo says hundreds lost homes to computing 'error'
Software mistakes are normally little more than inconveniences, but they had particularly serious consequences for some Wells Fargo customers. An SEC filing from the bank has revealed that a "ca...
02:03 am -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Wells Fargo says hundreds lost homes after computing 'error'
Software mistakes are normally little more than inconveniences, but they had particularly serious consequences for some Wells Fargo customers. An SEC filing from the bank has revealed that a "cal...
12:36 am -04 - Mon, August 6, 2018
Engadget Iraq reportedly ignored concerns over electronic voting machines
Iraq is learning first-hand about the potential pitfalls of electronic voting machines in the wake of its disputed May 12th national election. Reuters has discovered that the country's election c...
11:03 pm -04 - Sun, August 5, 2018
Engadget Music labels sue Cox again for allegedly ignoring piracy
Music labels really, really aren't a fan of Cox's internet service. Sony, Universal and Warner Bros. have sued Cox again for contributing to copyright infringement after it allegedly refuse...
09:35 pm -04 - Sun, August 5, 2018
Engadget Facebook's tougher policies delay Hispanic political ads
Facebook's stricter ad policies may be creating further complications for legitimate campaigns. Strategists for Hispanic organizations have told the Washington Post that their political ads typic...
08:04 pm -04 - Sun, August 5, 2018
Engadget 'Minecraft' movie delayed amid director changes
Were you eagerly awaiting Minecraft movie's May 2019 release? You'll need to make a change of plans. Director and co-writer Rob McElhenney has informed TheWrap that the originally slated deb...
06:32 pm -04 - Sun, August 5, 2018
Engadget ASUS' Android Go phone comes to the US for $110
The first Android Go phone to reach the US, the Alcatel 1X, was frankly lackluster between its not-even-720p screen and mediocre processing power. ASUS, however, is hoping to spice things up by launc...
05:02 pm -04 - Sun, August 5, 2018
Engadget UK's fears over Huawei security revolve around old software
It's now clearer why the UK is jittery about Huawei's alleged security risks. Reuters sources have learned that officials are worried in part due to Huawei's use of an old version of Wi...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, August 5, 2018
Engadget After Math: Score one for the good guys
Oh what a week it's been. Apple is now valued at one trillion dollars, the NES Classic is still selling like hotcakes, one plucky hacker garnered a seven figure income from a single ransomeware a...
01:38 pm -04 - Sun, August 5, 2018
Engadget Tesla explains Track Mode on the Model 3 Performance
When word got out that Tesla's Model 3 Performance trim included an experimental Track Mode, it raised eyebrows: was it disabling safety limits to let you thrash the EV, or was there something el...
12:00 pm -04 - Sun, August 5, 2018
Engadget Ben Heck reverse-engineers a zip drive
Tragedy has befallen Ben Heck: Once upon a time he created some awesome levels for Doom. Now he wants to revisit them, but he cannot! They reside on an ancient and old media type called zip disks, dri...
08:01 am -04 - Sun, August 5, 2018
Engadget Senators grill Google over rumored China search engine
Google refused to confirm if it's truly been developing a censored search engine for China after reports about the project's existence came out, but it might soon have no choice but to come ...
03:58 am -04 - Sun, August 5, 2018
Engadget Hydrus VR camera brings immersive 8K video to the deep sea
Don't be surprised if you soon see VR video from some of the darker corners of the ocean. Marine Imaging Technologies has launched a new camera, the Hydrus VR, that promises 360-degree 8K video ...
02:01 am -04 - Sun, August 5, 2018
Engadget Arlo outage knocks security cameras offline
Arlo security camera owners haven't had the most reliable coverage this weekend. The Netgear-linked brand has confirmed a service outage that knocked many cameras offline starting in the late aft...
02:01 am -04 - Sun, August 5, 2018
Engadget Arlo outage knocks security cameras offline (updated)
Arlo security camera owners haven't had the most reliable coverage this weekend. The Netgear-linked brand has confirmed a service outage that knocked many cameras offline starting in the late aft...
12:27 am -04 - Sun, August 5, 2018
Engadget Venezuela says Maduro was target of attempted drone attack
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro may be the first major leader to have faced a drone-based assassination attempt. Information Minister Jorge Rodriguez claimed that at least one bomb-laden drone had...
12:27 am -04 - Sun, August 5, 2018
Engadget Venezuela says Maduro was target of attempted drone attack (updated)
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro may be the first major leader to have faced a drone-based assassination attempt. Information Minister Jorge Rodriguez claimed that at least one bomb-laden drone had ...
10:54 pm -04 - Sat, August 4, 2018
Engadget India may tell companies to store cloud data inside the country
India might be the next country to insist that internet companies store users' data inside its borders. Reuters has learned that a government cloud policy panel wants locally-generated data (incl...
09:17 pm -04 - Sat, August 4, 2018
Engadget Picard returns to 'Star Trek' in a new series for CBS All Access
CBS is banking on more Star Trek shows as a way to draw in more viewers, and it's clearly ready to pull out all the stops in the process. The network has confirmed that it's launching an All...
07:35 pm -04 - Sat, August 4, 2018
Engadget The 2018 'Overwatch' Summer Games begin August 9th
The Overwatch Summer Games is coming back for the third year and is scheduled to begin on August 9th. True to its name, the annual Games features summer-themed events within Overwatch, including the s...
06:02 pm -04 - Sat, August 4, 2018
Engadget Chip giant TSMC struggles with virus infections at its factories
Many of the tech products launching this fall might have just run into production setbacks. Giant chip manufacturer TSMC has warned that several of its fabrication plants suffered virus infections on...
04:30 pm -04 - Sat, August 4, 2018
Engadget Recommended Reading: Plz vote 4 me
Campaigns enter texting era with a plea: Will u vote 4 me?Kevin Roose,The New York TimesPolitical candidates have a number of tools at their disposal to try and win your vote. Slick branding, TV comme...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, August 4, 2018
Engadget Ask Engadget: What's the best laptop for music production?
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...
01:30 pm -04 - Sat, August 4, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to the weekend! Before looking back at some highlights from the last few days, we're taking a look at how in-car navigation worked before GPS and digg...
10:19 am -04 - Sat, August 4, 2018
Engadget Democrats don't want candidates to use ZTE and Huawei phones
Huawei might have taken Apple's place as the second largest smartphone seller in the world, but that doesn't mean everyone's a fan now. According to CNN, the Democratic National Committ...
02:42 am -04 - Sat, August 4, 2018
Engadget SpaceX Dragon capsule makes safe return from the ISS
Around a month ago, SpaceX launched one of its Dragon cargo capsules into space, loading it up with supplies destined for the International Space Station. Now, it has made it safely back to Earth, spl...
12:01 am -04 - Sat, August 4, 2018
Engadget More states join lawsuit to keep 3D-printed gun plans off the internet
On August 1st, Defense Distributed was set to upload designs of 3D-printed guns for the public to buy and download. But the day before, a Seattle judge temporarily blocked their release after seven st...
10:28 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Facebook has begun internally testing its dating feature
At its annual F8 conference in May, Facebook revealed that it was working on a dating service for its users. Now, app researcher Jane Manchun Wong discovered evidence that the company has begun intern...
09:58 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Scientists successfully transplant lab-grown lungs into pigs
Lab-grown organ transplants aren't right around the corner, but they may considerably closer than you think. University of Texas Medical Branch researchers have successfully tested bioengineered...
09:22 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Steven Universe and OK K.O.! are coming to Nintendo Switch
Cartoon Network and Outright Games will release a boxed set bundling both Steven Universe: Save the Light and OK K.O.! Let's Play Heroes to the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for $40...
09:15 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Sonos expects to release products faster now that its gone public
It's been a busy year or so for Sonos. Since last April, the company has launched three hardware products (the Playbase, Sonos One and Beam), added AirPlay 2 and Alexa support and became a public...
08:54 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Nerf will bring 'Overwatch' hero D.va's blaster to life
The next Overwatch gun from Nerf and Blizzard is none other than D.va's blaster pistol. The toy will be available sometime next year, the same ambiguous timeframe that was given for Reaper's...
08:27 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Surface Go teardown reveals a tiny battery
Now that the Surface Go has reached store shelves, there's a lingering question: how did Microsoft stuff a full-fledged PC (if a modest one) into such a small body? You have your answer. iFixit...
08:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget FX streaming service opens up to all of FX's cable subscribers
If you're an FX or FXX fan who'd love to watch the networks' shows wherever you are without ads, you'll be pleased to know the FX+ streaming service is opening up to all of FX'...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget When your Uber driver is a spy
Like other migrating beasts, hackers travel huge distances for feeding, breeding, and breaking things every summer -- at Defcon in Las Vegas. The way they move about the city is driven primarily by th...
06:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget EA apologizes for censoring Colin Kaepernicks name in Madden 19
EA has now apologized for removing Colin Kaepernick's name from a song included in the soundtrack of Madden 19. The game's soundtrack features the YG song "Big Bank," in which Big ...
06:03 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget 19 states vow to sue over proposed fuel efficiency rollbacks
Yesterday, the Trump administration unveiled its plan to roll back fuel efficiency standards and soon thereafter, multiple states vowed to fight the move in court. Nineteen states and Washington, DC a...
05:32 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Fortnite streamer Ninja is the first to 10 million Twitch followers
As Fortnite has taken over the zeitgeist, its high tide gave rise to someone else: Tyler "Ninja" Blevins. The streamer has more or less become the unofficial face for the game, appearing in ...
05:01 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget GameFly will shut down its game streaming service August 31st
GameFly is set to shut down its game streaming service at the end of this month. According to Variety, GameFly made the call to go the way of OnLive before EA acquired the company's cloud gaming ...
04:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Even automakers dont want Trumps emissions rollback
The Trump administration unveiled its proposal to weaken Obama-era fuel efficiency standards and it's as bad as you would expect....
04:16 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite' will skip the Play Store for its Android release
After Fortnite came out for iOS in April and Switch in June, there was only one leading platform it hadn't come out on. Soon, that will be rectified: The wildly successful battle royale game will...
03:57 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget NASA announces astronauts for first Commercial Crew missions
Today, NASA announced the astronaut selection for the first Commercial Crew flights, which will finally restore the ability to launch astronauts from American soil. Boeing's first test flight, wh...
03:38 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Disney's streaming service may not launch with original Star Wars movies
Of all the companies and networks that have announced or launched standalone streaming services recently, Disney's probably makes the most sense. After all, the company has such a large catalog o...
03:19 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Walmart tests automated system to help fill online grocery orders
Walmart is testing out a new system that will help put together grocery orders placed by customers online. The service lets users order groceries, choose a pickup time and have their order delivered t...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Sneaker Con bets NFC will keep fakes off its new shoe-selling app
Buying limited-edition sneakers, like Kanye West's Yeezys, isn't easy. Whether they drop on a site, in an app or a brick-and-mortar store, they often sell out in minutes, sometimes seconds. ...
02:47 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Stitcher removes Alex Jones podcast from its platform
While Facebook, YouTube and Spotify have taken down a handful of videos and podcast episodes from Alex Jones' pages, Stitcher has now gone a step further, removing his entire podcast from its pla...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget The automated in-car navigator that predated satellites
Standalone navigation devices are a dying breed. These days vehicles tend to have navigators plumbed into their dashboards, and as long as there's a smartphone to hand... well, there's an ap...
02:14 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Google adds support for 16 new languages to Gboard
Google has been regularly adding new language support to Gboard, its popular keyboard for iOS and Android. Today, it updated the Android version of its keyboard app with 18 new languages, according to...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget The best smart 'home' stuff for a dorm
Aside from the library, your dorm is where you'll spend most of your time on campus. Why not make it a little more inviting? That's why, for this year's back-to-school guide, we thought...
01:41 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Nickelodeon's new animated show will be made with game engine
Nickelodeon's new TV show Meet the Voxels will be created with a video game engine, Variety reports. The studio's R&amp;D unit, Nickelodeon Entertainment Lab, worked on the techniques an...
01:22 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Google Maps now zooms out to a globe instead of a flat Earth
Google is finished thinking two-dimensionally with Maps and now shows the Earth as a globe rather than a flat "Mercator" projection as before. You won't notice the change when you first...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget 'Shadow' PC game streaming service is headed to US coasts
We were impressed by Shadow, the game streaming service from the French startup Blade, when it launched in California earlier this year. In a nutshell, it lets you play PC games on practically any dev...
12:32 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Overwatch League gains new teams from Atlanta and Guangzhou
When The Overwatch League's 2019 season starts, you'll see two new teams compete for the chance to be crowned as the tournament's second champion. Blizzard has officially welcomed the c...
12:01 pm -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Brookstone declares bankruptcy after more than 40 years of business
Home retail chain Brookstone has filed for bankruptcy for the second time since 2014 after more than four decades of business. Barring 35 airport locations, all of its US outlets will be shut down....
11:15 am -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Apple's home city Cupertino wants a Hyperloop
Cupertino, the city that hosts Apple's gigantic "spaceship campus," said it's in preliminary talks with Hyperloop to bring the high speed train to town. "We are talking to Hyp...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Our verdict on Microsoft's Surface Go
Yes, Friday! We spent yesterday ziplining while wearing VR headsets, explaining the trillion-dollar business that is Apple and giving our verdict on Motorola's long-running modular phone experime...
10:02 am -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Google starts showing rehab ads again after a lengthy ban
Google will start showing ads for addiction treatment centers again nearly a year after pulling them down in the US, now that it has vetted and verified almost 100 facilities. If you'll recall, t...
09:10 am -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Amazon removes Nazi and white supremacist listings
Amazon's policy prohibits the sale of racist and 'hatred-glorifying' goods, but a couple of watchdog groups recently found Nazi and white supremacist products sold on the platform. Thos...
08:15 am -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Samsung accidentally leaked the Galaxy Note 9 again
Oof. We're used to leaks from factory floors, retailers and, well, those who make a living from the dark art, but the manufacturer itself? That's unusual. And multiple leaks? That's jus...
07:35 am -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget 'PUBG Mobile' is getting a Mission: Impossible crossover
Thanks to an alliance between Tencent and PUBG Corp, PUBG Mobile players are getting month-long access to themed content inspired by espionage thriller Mission: Impossible &mdash; Fallout....
05:01 am -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Google Maps' location sharing now includes your battery life
When you share your location with a friend through Google Maps, they'll now be able to see how much battery life you have left exactly. Android Police first discovered hints of the new feature in...
03:09 am -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Sennheiser's Memory Mic can record audio from afar
Sennheiser has released a Bluetooth mic that gives you a way to make sure your video comes with crisp sounds -- even if you're recording from afar. It says its new device called Memory Mic can re...
12:03 am -04 - Fri, August 3, 2018
Engadget Motorola isn't giving up on its smartphone Mods just yet
Not long before the second-generation Moto Z flagship was released, Motorola made a clear promise: its Moto Mod accessories would absolutely work for three generations of devices. With the Z3 Play and...
10:51 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Airstream brings app-based smart controls to its Classic RV
Airstream is bringing smart controls to its 2019 Classic RVs, giving users the ability to adjust lights, temperature levels and the awning, monitor battery and propane tank levels and even find their ...
10:14 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Researchers use Google Glass to help kids with autism
We haven't heard from Google Glass since its newer, sleeker version came out in July 2017 with a focus on assisting in the workplace. But scientists have found another application for the search ...
09:41 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Sonos CEO says Google Assistant could be on its speakers by years end
Google Assistant could finally arrive on Sonos speakers in time for this year's holiday shopping season, the company's CEO said. "We're working as hard as we can and so is Google t...
09:08 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Valve's pay-to-play 'Dota' card game will be released November 28th
Valve's next title Artifact, a trading-card game, will be released November 28th. Digital trading card games like Gwent from Witcher developer CDProjekt Red and Hearthstone from Blizzard have bee...
08:37 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Samsung's unreleased Duo charger showed up at an Amazon event
Samsung really hasn't done well keeping rumors of its upcoming Wireless Charger Duo under wraps. Initial photos of the fast-charging device were discovered last month, while images of an early re...
08:08 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget FCC loosens utility pole rules to accelerate 5G rollouts
The FCC really, really wants to grease the wheels for 5G, and its latest changes do more to that end. To start, it just voted in favor of a new rule that could streamline the addition of new wireless ...
07:47 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Motorola's new Moto Z3 is a Verizon exclusive with 5G ambitions
We're not sure that Moto's Mods were the game-changers they were intended to be, but that hasn't stopped Motorola from making one more modular smartphone. The Lenovo subsidiary just unv...
07:29 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $150 on a Whynter Elite air conditioner
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...
07:11 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget South Korea wants to tax global companies like Apple and Google
It's getting harder for global companies like Amazon, Apple and Google to avoid paying tax around the world as more countries move to change their permissive corporate tax laws. Now, according to...
06:44 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Acer's business-focused Chromebooks arrive in September
Acer's entry into the premium Chromebook space is nearly here. The company has announced that both the conventional Chromebook 13 and convertible Chromebook Spin 13 (above) will come to North Am...
06:17 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget DNC-led Def Con event tests election websites against child hackers
At the Def Con hacker conference next week, the Democratic National Committee is co-sponsoring a contest that will pit child hackers against replicas of state government websites, Wired reports. Kids ...
05:44 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Juul wants to use Bluetooth e-cigs to lock out teen smokers
E-cigarette company Juul is working on a Bluetooth-connected version of its popular device, and its features could help the company combat underage use. Valued at $15 billion, Juul claims over 70 perc...
05:23 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Facebook offers educators lessons to teach kids online responsibility
It's important for all of us to stay safe and act responsibly when we're online, and that holds doubly true for young people. To help educators teach kids how to be more mindful when they us...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget How a blind 'Call of Duty' player is racking up thousands of kills
Some folks love video games so much, they find ways to play despite prohibitive disabilities. One such gamer took to Reddit last week to boast about scoring over 7,500 lifetime kills in the first-pers...
04:44 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Boeing delays first crewed spacecraft test to mid-2019
On a media phone call this week, John Mulholland, who oversees NASA's commercial crew program at Boeing, revised the dates for the first uncrewed and crewed tests of the Starliner capsule, accord...
04:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Comcast will add Prime Video to Xfinity X1
Xfinity TV customers will soon have access to Prime Video as Comcast and Amazon announced today that the app will launch on X1 in the near future. The move will give Xfinity users easier access to the...
04:10 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget 'Life is Strange 2' teaser hints at dangerous powers
Now that Dontnod has set up some of the framework for Life is Strange 2 with The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit, it's ready to tease a bit of the game itself... and clearly, something'...
03:54 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Apple is now a $1 trillion company
Apple's success hit a new milestone today: It's the first publicly traded trillion-dollar American company. Yesterday the firm announced an adjusted (higher) share count, and by this morning...
03:38 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Musical.ly is officially dead
Musical.ly is shutting down for good. After amassing a sizeable user-base, the lip-sync app (the service had a few others as well) will scuttle users to TikTok, a Vine-like video app owned by Chinese ...
03:19 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget CCleaner promises to give users more control over data after backlash
CCleaner, the popular Mac and Windows system cleaning tool, has responded to user outrage over its new user data collection policies, which collected anonymized data to "gain greater insight into...
03:01 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Cupertino delays per-employee business tax for Apple and others
This week, Cupertino's city council voted to delay a measure that would put an employee "head tax" on local businesses before the population for a vote. The Silicon Valley city is, of c...
02:42 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget US bill forces tech companies to disclose foreign software checks
Technology companies could soon be forced to reveal if they have allowed agencies in countries such as China and Russia to closely examine their software. The legislation -- part of the Pentagon'...
02:27 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Trump administration reveals plans to roll back vehicle fuel standards
Earlier this year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it wanted to roll back vehicle efficiency standards put into place by the Obama administration, and today the Trump administ...
02:21 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Rashida Jones will co-direct Netflix documentary celebrating her father
Jazz icon Quincy Jones will be immortalized in a Netflix documentary with Alan Hicks (Keep on Keepin' On) and daughter Rashida Jones (The Social Network, The Office) at the directorial helm....
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Motorola's smartphone Mods weren't the game-changers we hoped for
Two years ago, Lenovo-owned Motorola embarked on a grand plan to build modular smartphones that weren't cumbersome. It worked. Moto Mods are accessories that magnetically attach to the company�...
01:40 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Apple hit with $145 million fine for WiLan patent infringement
Apple has been hit with yet another patent infringement fine. Canadian patent licensing company WiLan took the tech giant to task over two patents relating to wireless communication within the iPhone....
01:22 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Nikon teases a substantial lens mount and grip for its new camera
Nikon is not exactly known for breathless marketing, but it's going all out for its upcoming mirrorless full-frame camera. The company has unveiled yet another video teaser called "Mount&quo...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Surface Go review: The ideal cheap Windows tablet... almost
The Surface Go is Microsoft's smallest and cheapest tablet yet, with specs that would make hardware nerds laugh. But in many ways, it brings Microsoft closer to its original dream for the Surface...
12:27 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Apple to stop people earning money from affiliate app sales
Starting on October 1st, apps won't be part of Apple's affiliate program anymore. Cupertino has announced that partners will no longer be getting commissions for iOS and Mac apps as well as ...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Ziplining and VR headsets make a weird couple
Hailed as the next big thing a few years ago, virtual reality has yet to truly make its mark. Perhaps there'll never be one killer use for VR, and it'll remain a minor player in many niches:...
11:41 am -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Tesla is quietly making its own AI chip for self-driving cars
In a recent earnings call, Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed the automaker has been 'stealth' developing a custom-built AI chip for at least two years....
11:22 am -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Facebook's security chief is leaving the company
Facebook's Chief Security Office Alex Stamos has announced that he's leaving the social network, and the company might leave his seat unoccupied. According to The New York Times, the company...
11:01 am -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Moment Pro camera app now supports the Pixel 2's custom HDR chip
One of the biggest selling points of Google's Pixel 2 is undoubtedly its camera, thanks largely to the Pixel Visual Core -- the custom chip that makes Pixel photos really pop. Some third-party ap...
10:33 am -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Samsung's new tablet and pop-culture tingles
This Thursday morning, we're talking smartphone bans, the return of No Man's Sky and pop-culture tingles. Mmm. Our back-to-school guide continues too: This time we're talking fitness te...
09:02 am -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Chase now offers phone-based withdrawals at 'nearly all' ATMs
It took a long, long time, but Chase's phone-based ATM withdrawals are finally widespread. The bank has expanded its card-free access to "nearly all" of its ATMs across the US, giving y...
08:00 am -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Facebook's 'playable ads' bring game demos to the news feed
Facebook's next foray into the gaming space is giving players a chance to try mobile games out before they download them. The social network is calling them "Playable Ads," which is fai...
07:02 am -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Canada's first eSports stadium comes to Vancouver in 2019
The US has a few dedicated eSports arenas, but what about its northern neighbor? Don't worry, you're covered there, too. Myesports Ventues has announced that it's opening The Gaming St...
05:14 am -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Get your own HAL-9000 replica with Bluetooth and voice command
Sci-fi fans rejoice: You can now talk to your very own replica of the iconic HAL-9000 computer from Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C Clarke's seminal film, 2001: A Space Odyssey. Master Replicas Grou...
04:09 am -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget iOS 12 developer beta points to bezel-less iPad with FaceID
Last year, early iOS leaks gave us a preview of the eventual iPhone X and some details on Apple's HomePod speaker. Now, 9to5Mac points out an icon in the iOS 12 developer beta that seems to show ...
04:09 am -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget iOS 12 developer beta points to bezel-less iPad with Face ID
Last year, early iOS leaks gave us a preview of the eventual iPhone X and some details on Apple's HomePod speaker. Now, 9to5Mac points out an icon in the iOS 12 developer beta that seems to show ...
03:29 am -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Congress passes data security bill for small businesses
The US government doesn't have the strongest cybersecurity policy right now, but there's at least some progress on that front beyond what's happening at security agencies. The US Senat...
02:39 am -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Uber and Lyft hoped 'rainy day' fund would relax NYC regulations
Ridesharing companies really, really don't like the thought of New York City capping their services and otherwise instituting new regulations. To that end, they recently tried a drastic measure:...
12:43 am -04 - Thu, August 2, 2018
Engadget Tesla is adding classic Atari games to its cars
Tesla isn't limiting its fun-oriented EV updates to its upcoming party mode. Elon Musk has promised that "some of the best" Atari games will be playable in Tesla cars as part of a vers...
11:53 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Researchers tap AI for more efficient road maintenance
Potholes are a nuisance pretty much everywhere and the methods traditionally used to keep track of them aren't terribly efficient. Whether it be driving around to visually inspect roads or watchi...
11:18 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget The Versa smartwatch is saving Fitbit
There's little doubt that Fitbit's Versa smartwatch has sold well, but apparently it's selling so well that it might just dig the company out of its financial hole. Alongside its lates...
10:57 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Nintendo's NES Classic outsold Xbox One and PS4 in June
June was a pretty great month for Nintendo, as it was the month's top-selling games publisher; Mario Tennis Aces was the biggest-selling title even without counting its digital sales. And, becaus...
10:19 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Tesla aims to make 10,000 Model 3 cars per week in 2019
Now that Tesla is finally making over 5,000 Model 3 cars per week, it's eager to move to the next production goal... and it knows it needs to pick up the pace. As part of its second quarter earn...
09:36 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget CBS plans local news streaming starting in NYC and LA
While CBS' board investigates its CEO for sexual misconduct, the company continues to move forward with its day to day business. Say hello to CBSN Local, a streaming news service that will show a...
08:44 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Plex adds offline podcast playback
Plex is shifting podcasts out of beta to make them a fully fledged part of its media streaming suite. The move brings a few more features too, including offline listening, which is essential for any p...
08:20 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Why Macs matter to Apple, even when they arent selling well
Apple didn't say much about the Mac on yesterday's quarterly earnings call. Customers only bought 3.7 million Macs in the past three months, a 13 percent drop compared to the year prior. For...
08:04 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Spotify has taken down multiple episodes of Alex Jones podcast
Spotify has taken down a number of episodes of Alex Jones' podcast for violating its hate speech policy. First noted by New York Times reporter Ben Sisario, the move follows similar actions taken...
07:47 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget WhatsApp will charge businesses that respond to you too slowly
WhatsApp is acting on promises to turn its chat into a valuable shopping tool -- and it's using money as an incentive to make it a good shopping tool. The Facebook-owned firm is launching a prog...
07:29 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Stream Lollapalooza sets live on Red Bull TV this weekend
It's that time of year again, when big names from across the music world come together in Chicago for four days of festivities at Lollapalooza. If you won't be in the Windy City this weekend...
06:47 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Three men arrested for stealing over 15 million payment cards
US officials announced today that three alleged leaders of the cybercrime group known alternatively as Fin7, Carbanak and the Navigator Group have been arrested in Germany, Poland and Spain and charge...
06:19 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Reddit hacker snagged email addresses and old passwords
Earlier this month, a hacker accessed a few of Reddit's systems, grabbing some current email addresses and a database backup from 2007 that contained account passwords. The company assured its us...
06:03 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget JBLs Google-powered smart display is available for preorder
Another Google Assistant-powered smart display is on the way, as JBL has now made its Link View available for preorder. First announced at CES earlier this year, the JBL Link View follows the release ...
05:41 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Vizio adds over 100 free streaming channels to its SmartCast TVs
Vizio announced today that it's launching a new free streaming service called WatchFree. Rolling out now, the service will be available on most Vizio SmartCast TVs and will include more than 100 ...
05:22 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Kroger offers free grocery delivery for orders over $35
Today, the popular grocery chain Kroger announced a new service called Kroger Ship, which provides fast and free grocery delivery for orders above $35. For orders under that price, the fee is $5. The ...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget 'No Mans Sky' finally delivers the grand adventure we were promised
The huge No Man's Sky Next update has landed. Now we've had some time to relax into new material economies, multiplayer adventures and horrific alien eggs that will ruin your day, do we feel...
04:47 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget UPS will build 'medium-duty' delivery truck for its electric fleet
UPS' quest to electrify its trucks includes both giant semis and smaller last-mile trucks, but not so many of the vehicles in between. It might rectify that solution soon -- the courier company h...
04:30 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget What legacy will WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange leave behind?
"Can you say to the American people, unequivocally, that you did not get this information about the DNC, John Podesta's emails, can you tell the American people 1,000 percent you did not get...
04:14 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Google's Home Max speaker arrives in Australia
Google's high quality Home Max speaker is coming to Australia. The company's most expensive audio product, which boasts sound 20 times more powerful than the standard Google Home, will be av...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Twitch will stream Korean dramas throughout August
Twitch has tried out streaming non-gamer content, like NBA G League basketball, in efforts to broaden its audience. Today the company announced what its next experiment, which is as far from sports as...
03:44 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Amazon discounts LG's budget Galaxy Note rival on Prime
If you're on the hunt for a budget Galaxy Note competitor, look no further than Amazon Prime. The LG Stylo 4 is the latest smartphone to join Prime's exclusive phone lineup, and at $250, it&...
03:30 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget The best fitness devices for students
If you want to avoid the Freshman 15 (or the every-year-of-college 15, in many cases), tracking your workouts and walks around campus is a good place to start. There are plenty of devices out there th...
03:25 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Senate sets election hearing with Twitter, Facebook and Google execs
Today, Mark Warner (D-VA) announced that the Senate Intelligence Committee will hear testimony from Facebook, Google and Twitter executives on September 5th. The committee wants to hear about what the...
03:16 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget YouTube Music is about to get a lot better
YouTube Music launched in May to mixed reviews. Even though its song catalog matches Apple Music and Spotify's (in addition to millions of videos pulled from YouTube) it arrived missing some esse...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 hands-on: The Android tablet for multitaskers
Good Android tablets are increasingly hard to find, maybe because so few people actually buy them anymore. But for those who are looking for one, Samsung's Galaxy Tab line remains one of the best...
02:30 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Video games and ASMR: The science of pop-culture tingles
She speaks in a low, patient whisper punctuated by a wide smile, her face inches away from the camera. Her voice is soothing and her eyes are warm."Let me give you this shield potion," she s...
02:02 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget 'PUBG' brings fickle weather patterns back to its big maps
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has a new patch with quality-of-life improvements, bug fixes and a few notable features to add a bit of realism. Random weather patterns return to the game's fi...
01:41 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Google Search will highlight data journalism to fight fake news
Data journalism, which brings stories to life by showing facts in a visual way, is a key in the fight against fake news. Working with news sites and publishers, Google is bringing that information fro...
01:20 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget A single ransomware creator made almost $6 million
The SamSam ransomware, which throttled the city government of Atlanta earlier this year, netted its creators more than $5.9 million in ransom payments, according to a comprehensive report by UK cybers...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Snapchat's new Lenses respond to your voice not your face
Today, Snapchat announced that it is rolling out a new set of Lenses that will respond to your voice. There's no need to make a facial gesture, like an eyebrow raise or sticking your tongue out, ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Origin's EON15-S is one of the lightest gaming laptops yet
Origin recently launched a pretty lightweight Max-Q gaming laptop, but with its latest model, it's pushing the form factor even more. The new 15.6-inch EOS-15S is just an inch thick and tips the ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget LittleBits Marvel kit lets you code your own superpowers
LittleBits is back with another kit designed to teach kids about electronics and coding. Following Infinity War and Ant-Man and the Wasp, the startup has partnered with Marvel on an Avengers-themed ga...
12:29 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget France bans smartphones in schools
Under a new legislation, French students will be prohibited from using smartphones and tablets while at school. The law, which was originally parceled in President Emmanuel Macron's election camp...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget The US is not prepared to shape global internet policy
This is a critical moment in global internet policy. The world is awake to the power of connected online systems, and the United Nations agrees that access to the internet is a human right, tied irrev...
11:31 am -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Google is reportedly working on a censored search engine for China
China's relationship with Google is fractious at best, but it's no secret that the search giant wants to make inroads in what is a largely untapped market. However, its latest alleged plan c...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Facebook's new tool lets you limit your social media use
For some people, quitting social media cold turkey could be the most effective way to escape their addictive clutches. Facebook doesn't want to lose users getting exhausted from reading their fri...
10:35 am -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Tesla party mode activate
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. August has arrived, and MoviePass is still hanging on -- but things will have to change for it to have a chance at survival. Meanwhile, Sony and Apple had much b...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Strava's new fitness membership program includes customizable 'packs'
Today, Strava launched a new membership service called Summit, which is a replacement for Strava Premium. The company is introducing new fitness packs that members can purchase individually or togethe...
08:12 am -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget LG's newest AI research lab will open in Toronto
LG is investing in another North American facility to ensure that it can compete with its staunchest rivals when it comes to artificial intelligence. The Korean conglomerate has announced that it'...
05:24 am -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Windows 'Your Phone' app gives you access to Android files on a PC
If you have an Android device and happen to be a Windows Insider in the Fast ring, as well, you're among the first people who can take Microsoft's "Your Phone" app for a spin. Micr...
04:09 am -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Huawei supplants Apple as the second largest smartphone seller
While Huawei was already a smartphone giant, analyst numbers released today show that in the last quarter it sold more smartphones than any company in the world other than Samsung. IDC and Strategy An...
02:36 am -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Facebook's Cambridge Analytica woes continue with UK lawsuits
Facebook's Cambridge Analytica troubles are far from over and a new class action lawsuit over the scandal might be on the way. Wired reports today that a group of UK residents has sent the compan...
01:32 am -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Neato robot vacuum can map multiple floors of your home
Robot vacuums can frequently map a floor of your home to clean without much fuss. But if you aren't living in an apartment or bungalow, you probably have multiple floors -- where's the robo...
12:29 am -04 - Wed, August 1, 2018
Engadget Tesla 'party and camper mode' turns EVs into tailgating machines
Teslas are nothing if not giant batteries on wheels, so it would only make sense if you could use the battery for something other than getting from A to B, wouldn't it? You will soon. Elon Musk...
11:53 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Leak provides early details for Trump's proposed Space Force
Congress is still a long way off from greenlighting Trump's proposed Space Force, but that isn't stopping the Pentagon from outlining plans for the new military branch. Defense One has obta...
10:50 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Seattle judge blocks release of designs for 3D-printed guns
Today U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik granted a temporary restraining order sought by eight state attorneys general and the District of Columbia to block the sale of designs for 3D-printed guns. Bas...
10:29 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Apple Pay comes to 7-Eleven and CVS later in 2018
Apple Pay is making its way to two of its fiercest opponents. As part of Apple's financial results call, Tim Cook revealed that both 7-Eleven and CVS would introduce support for the tap-to-pay se...
10:18 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Facebook could take on Musical.ly with singing-focused Talent Show
If you've been pining for a new way to show off your singing chops, you're in luck. Facebook is apparently developing a new show that will have users record their performances and send them ...
09:47 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget 23andMe, Ancestry and others agree to genetic privacy guidelines
A number of genetic testing companies, including 23andMe and Ancestry, have signed onto a set of guidelines that aim to address consumer privacy concerns, the Washington Post reports. The privacy best...
09:16 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Turing's newest phone is even more ridiculous than its last
Turing may have gone bankrupt without shipping a single unit of its much-hyped smartphone, but that isn't stopping it from promising another handset. The company has unveiled the HubblePhone (ye...
08:45 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget iPhones and Apple services fueled the company's biggest Q3 ever
The dead of summer doesn't usually make for the most interesting financial statements, but Apple sure has reason to celebrate. Over the last three months, the company has raked a total of $53.3 b...
08:22 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget At Panorama, art exists for the sake of the gram
Three years ago, when Panorama debuted in New York, it featured a tech-infused art exhibit area in addition to its musical lineup. I wondered: Who would go to a music festival to check out VR art or l...
07:59 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Facebook's app will personalize navigation to fit your social habit
Facebook adds new features on the regular. It has recently revamped its Marketplace section, made its news feed more friend-focused and changed algorithms to reduce fake news and clickbait. Now, Faceb...
07:30 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Our first look at Sony's Bravia Master Series 4K TVs
With its latest premium TVs, the Bravia Master Series, Sony has one goal: To bring home the experience of watching a professional-grade studio monitor. The OLED A9F and the LED-based Z9F sets are Sony...
06:37 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Waymo test will provide rides to and from public transportation
Waymo announced today that it's partnering with the Phoenix area's regional public transportation authority, Valley Metro, in order to explore whether self-driving vehicles are an effective ...
06:16 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Hole-tastic game 'Donut County' launches August 28th
Have you ever wanted to play as a hole in a video game? No? Well, you're going to get the chance regardless. Indie developer Ben Esposito is releasing his oddball title Donut County August 28t...
05:55 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Android's Clock will wake you up with tunes from Spotify
Android users' morning ritual might get a bit more musical. A new update to the Google Clock app adds an integration with Spotify so you can wake up with your favorite track or playlist rather th...
05:55 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Android's Clock will wake you up with tunes from Spotify
Android users' morning ritual might get a bit more musical. A new update to the Google Clock app adds an integration with Spotify so you can wake up with your favorite track or playlist rather th...
05:27 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite' update adds explosives-only mode, revives guided missiles
As promised, Fortnite has its guided missile back... plus something extra. Epic has released a 5.10 update that reintroduces the missile in a toned-down version (that is, slower and less powerful), bu...
05:04 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Google declares Android phones can have two notches at most
While Google is welcoming manufacturers who want to pack Android into phones with notches, it's setting a limit on how many cutouts devices can include. The company has told phone makers that the...
04:41 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Facebook removes fake accounts targeting 2018 US midterms
History appears to be repeating itself: Facebook has discovered evidence of a "coordinated" election influence campaign targeting the 2018 US midterm elections. The social network said it ha...
04:27 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget New DHS center aims to protect US infrastructure from cyberattacks
The Department of Homeland Security is expected to announce a new center today that will work to protect US infrastructure from cyberattacks, the Wall Street Journal reports. DHS Under Secretary Chris...
04:05 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Nissans will remind you to check the back seat before walking away
Smart cars don't just mean built-in Google Maps or radar-assisted cruise control. Nissan, for instance, is making a different kind of safety feature standard equipment: a sensor that reminds you ...
03:43 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Toyota's latest hydrogen-powered semi boasts 300-mile range
Toyota has made a lot of progress on its hydrogen fuel cell semi truck since unveiling the Alpha model in 2017. The automaker has unveiled a Beta version of its Project Portal semi that promises huge ...
03:13 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget How to watch the Evo 2018 fighting games tournament
The biggest annual fighting game tournament is happening this weekend in Las Vegas, but you don't have to go to Sin City to watch players virtually pummel each other. You can watch Evo 2018 as it...
02:50 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget China uses VR eye tracking to gauge success of drug rehab
China's rehab centers are no strangers to using technology to treat addiction. The latest approach, however, is rather unusual. Shanghai drug rehab facilities (not pictured here) are trialing a c...
02:35 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Sony unveils the Bravia Master Series, its latest high-end TVs
Your quest for the best 4K TV just got a bit more complicated. Sony just announced the Bravia Master Series TVs, 4K sets powered by its new X1 Ultimate image processor. Naturally, the flagship A9F is ...
02:32 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Lyft challenges Chicago residents to dump their cars for free rides
Today, Lyft announced a new program called Ditch With Lyft. The ridesharing company is encouraging Chicago's car owners to stop driving their cars for a month and switch instead to using public t...
02:19 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget NASA expresses doubts over the privatization of the ISS
Plans to privatize the ISS made headlines earlier this year when NASA revealed The White House intended to pull the plug on federal finances in 2025. This isn't the first time privatization murmu...
02:15 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget MoviePass is raising the price of its standard plan
MoviePass' money woes seem to have caught up with the company in a big way lately. Last week, the company ran out of money, causing service outages that forced the company to borrow an emergency ...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget How to recover deleted files
You need a document, photo or other file that you're sure was deleted. You've searched your hard drive. You've scoured the Recycle Bin. No sign of it? Don't panic. As long as you a...
01:19 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Apple may include support for a second SIM card in new iPhones
Could Apple be planning on support for dual SIM cards with the new iPhone? It's possible. 9to5Mac was taking iOS 12 developer beta 5 out for a test drive and noticed something interesting in diag...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget A real-life 8-bit installation pixelates a Greek ruin
Ideally, an artwork makes you question the world and looks beautiful doing it. A new installation from German artists Thomas Granseuer and Tomislav Topic, aka Quintessenz, does all that. Located on th...
12:31 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Microsoft Edge now supports passwordless sign-ins
Edge users will soon be able to securely sign into websites without having to remember their passwords. Microsoft has today announced support for the Web Authentication specification in the browser, w...
12:02 pm -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget HomePod phone calls could arrive with iOS 12
Since its announcement at WWDC, Apple has been teasing a range of iOS 12 improvements scheduled for release in the fall. The roster includes a streamlined Siri, speeding up elderly iPhones, and a Face...
11:31 am -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Audi will unveil its e-tron supercar EV concept next month
Audi's first all-electric car, the 2019 e-tron, hasn't even made its global debut yet, but the car manufacturer is already teasing its next venture. The PB 18 e-tron, billed as an "elec...
11:15 am -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget FDA says unapproved 'designer vagina' treatments are dangerous
Cellulite, thigh gaps, hip dips... women have no end of supposed physical "flaws" to worry about, and in recent times this remit has expanded to include the state of their vaginas, too. The ...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Honda will pay EV owners to charge when energy demand is low
While electric vehicles are better for the environment than cars running on gas, the electricity used to charge them might not always come from renewable sources. Honda has launched a program enticing...
10:39 am -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Sony can't stop making money from PlayStation
Sony's new CEO Kenichiro Yoshida has been at the company's helm for just a few short months now, but fortunately, former chief Kaz Hirai left him an already successful company to run. Yoshid...
10:30 am -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Don't jump out of your car and dance to Drake
Hey, good morning!You weren't the only one exasperated by those Facebook apology ads that seem to be everywhere: John Oliver took to crafting his own version. Meanwhile, MoviePass struggles to of...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Snapchat's 'Harry Potter' Bitmoji invade the Muggle world
Snap's fondness for pop culture Bitmoji now extends to the Harry Potter universe. In sync with the titular character's birthday, Snapchat now offers a 3D Harry Potter Bitmoji Lens that brin...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget HP bug bounty program aims to boost printer security
Bug bounty programs aren't just for computing devices and apps -- HP is launching a "first of its kind" bug bounty initiative to boost the security of printers. The program will see it...
09:31 am -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Canon's selfie-oriented point-and-shoot now handles 4K video
With stellar cameras on smartphone models like Huawei's P20 Pro, the end seems nigh for point-and-shoot cameras. Canon hasn't given up on the category yet though, as it's just unveiled ...
09:02 am -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Google Maps can predict how much you'll like a restaurant
Next time you use Google Maps on an iPhone or an iPad to look up restaurants in your area, try tapping their names. Google has rolled out Maps' "match" feature to the platform, which ca...
08:15 am -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Nintendo is closing in on 20 million Switch sales
Nintendo's books are healthy, but the company still has work to do. The house of Mario sold 1.88 million Switch consoles last quarter, bringing total sales up to 19.67 million. These figures, whi...
08:05 am -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Dixons Carphone admits 2017 hack was bigger than first thought
Dixons Carphone -- owner of major high street brands Currys PC World and Carphone Warehouse -- has confirmed that its 2017 cyber attack was much bigger than first anticipated. In an investor announcem...
07:36 am -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Walmart tweaks employee-based delivery tests after setbacks
Walmart started testing employee-based deliveries in 2017 with the hope that it could counter Amazon using its existing workforce -- store staff would deliver your orders after their shifts to speed u...
05:54 am -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Google signs up PlayStation VR engineer Richard Marks
The head of Sony's virtual reality efforts has left the company after 19 years and moved to another California-based tech giant: Google. Richard Marks headed Sony's Magic Lab, the group behi...
03:52 am -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Samsung looks to foldable OLEDs as phone sales slow down
As expected, Samsung's Q2 2018 earnings report shows that operating profit is still up from last year and net profit for the same periods came in 0.1 percent lower as growth is slowing. While its...
02:51 am -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Google Calendar makes it easier to reschedule a meeting
We've all been unable to make it to appointments for one reason or another, so Google Calendar has added an option which could make finding a new meeting time a cinch. When you're invited to...
02:13 am -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Blue Microphones sells to Logitech for $117 million
As the market for equipment needed by podcasters, streamers and other content creators grows, Blue Microphones has become a trusted and well-known name. Now Logitech has stepped in to acquire the comp...
01:24 am -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget Harley-Davidson plans to debut its electric motorcycle in 2019
The Harley-Davidson electric motorcycle has been a long time coming. First announced as Project LiveWire back in 2014, the bike has gone through some design changes as well as becoming only one of the...
12:04 am -04 - Tue, July 31, 2018
Engadget What we're watching: 'Avengers: Infinity War'
While Marvel takes a break before releasing its next comic book movie, the first part of its Avengers vs. Thanos battle arrives via video on-demand services packing two hours of extras. Starting tonig...