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11:30 pm -04 - Sat, September 29, 2018
Engadget FL Studio gets its own dedicated music-making hardware
The favorite DAW (digital audio workstation) of producers like Metro Boomin and Mike Will Made It finally has a piece of hardware to call its own. Ableton got its first dedicated hardware controller w...
09:39 pm -04 - Sat, September 29, 2018
Engadget Elon Musk settles with SEC over fraud charge
Elon Musk's SEC drama is over almost as soon as it begun -- the entrepreneur has settled with the SEC over the securities fraud charge for his tweets about taking Tesla private. He'll get t...
08:28 pm -04 - Sat, September 29, 2018
Engadget Some iPhone XS units won't charge until you wake the screen
It wouldn't be a major phone launch without some teething troubles, and the iPhone XS appears to be no exception to the rule. Some device owners on Apple's forums, Reddit and Unbox Therapy (...
06:59 pm -04 - Sat, September 29, 2018
Engadget Tesla asks employees to beta test its full self-driving system
To get Tesla's full self-driving capabilities, you'd have to pay between $5,000 and $10,000 for an upgrade, depending on the package you choose. The company is offering some of its employees...
05:30 pm -04 - Sat, September 29, 2018
Engadget Meet 'Minecraft: Dungeons,' an adventure game with online co-op
The new game from Mojang answers the eternal question, what if Minecraft and Gauntlet had a baby?Minecraft: Dungeons is a brand-new game inspired by classic dungeon crawlers like Wizardry and Ultima U...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, September 29, 2018
Engadget Facebook will never be completely secure
Yesterday, Facebook announced that it found -- and fixed -- a stunning security breach that put 50 million people's accounts at risk. In the words of Facebook executives, the attack was "sop...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 29, 2018
Engadget Watch the iPhone XS survive drop tests on concrete
We've all had that brief moment of panic when our (probably expensive) smartphones plunge onto solid ground, so Apple's claim that the glass on Apple's latest iPhones is the toughest on...
12:30 pm -04 - Sat, September 29, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Facebook got hacked
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! We'll look into Facebook's unfortunate exposure, Photokina, Oculus Connect and other big events from this week like Google'...
08:50 am -04 - Sat, September 29, 2018
Engadget ITC judge denies Qualcomm's request, won't stop iPhone imports
While the patent lawsuit battle between Qualcomm and Apple is far from over -- remember how long it took for things to get settled with Samsung? -- we do have an update. On Friday, U.S. International ...
03:57 am -04 - Sat, September 29, 2018
Engadget Google Podcasts rolls out Cast support for everyone
When Google finally launched its dedicated Podcasts app for Android (an iOS version hasn't been released yet), we found it "pretty, but basic." The only way to turn around that reputati...
12:07 am -04 - Sat, September 29, 2018
Engadget Intel admits 'tight' supply for cheap PC chips, focuses on high-end
In an open letter, interim Intel CEO Bob Swan admitted the company's supply of CPUs for the "entry level" PC market is "undoubtedly tight," so if you have trouble finding a ch...
10:01 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Facebook reportedly avoided DOJ wiretap of Messenger calls
As part of a case involving members of the MS-13 gang, the US Department of Justice has been pushing to get access to Facebook Messenger voice calls. It even attempted to hold Facebook in contempt of ...
08:54 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Senator calls for investigation into Facebooks latest breach
Facebook revealed today that it was hit with a data breach that affected 50 million users, and now Senator Mark Warner has called the incident "deeply concerning." In a statement released sh...
08:22 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget 17 people charged in a string of Apple store robberies
A number of individuals have been arrested in conjunction with a series of Apple store robberies that resulted in the theft of over $1 million worth of devices. The California Attorney General's ...
07:51 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Sony confirms PlayStation Experience won't happen this year
Sony's PlayStation Experience event won't take place this year. Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios Chairman Shawn Layden confirmed the news Friday on the PlayStation Blogcast, ...
07:45 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Silicon Valleys Brett Kavanaugh problem
As we steel ourselves to careen numbly toward whatever new horrors lay in store with Trump, his Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh, and the conservative politicians willing to help them, it's imp...
07:21 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Disney shuts down kid-friendly Club Penguin Island to cut costs
Last year, Disney's kid-friendly online game Club Penguin shut down and the company relaunched it as a mobile app called Club Penguin Island. But now, Kotaku reports, Club Penguin Island is going...
06:57 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Googles CEO will testify before Congress about bias and China
Google CEO Sundar Pichai will testify before the House Judiciary Committee in November, following the midterm elections. He met with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and other senior Republicans F...
06:25 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget NHTSA study forecasts dangerous rise in world temperatures by 2100
The Trump administration has accepted the scientific consensus of human-made global warming. However, it's not being used to push for tougher environmental regulations -- just the opposite, in f...
05:54 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget LG may unveil a hybrid Wear OS watch October 3rd
For months, reports have suggested LG is working on a smartwatch that combines Wear OS and physical watch hands. It appears that the company will reveal said wearable, called LG Watch G7, at the V40 T...
05:25 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget The EPA will dissolve its science advisory office
The Environmental Protection Agency will eliminate the Office of the Science Advisor, an entity within the agency that works to ensure its policies and decisions are based on quality science. The New ...
04:55 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Facebook hack exposed info on up to 50 million users
Facebook announced on Friday that it has suffered a data breach affecting up to 50 million users. According to a report from the New York Times, Facebook discovered the attack on Tuesday and have cont...
04:41 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget ATM 'jackpotter' sentenced to year in US prison
One of the men involved in an ATM jackpotting scheme in January this year is already facing punishment. A district court in Connecticut has sentenced Argenys Rodriguez to just over a year in prison, p...
04:22 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Watch Golf Edition puts a caddie on your wrist
There are plenty of wearables that track your golf swing or help you choose the right club (Garmin has two, for example), but none of them are made by Samsung. Which is why the arrival of a Galaxy Wat...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget The best antivirus is not traditional antivirus
By Kevin PurdyThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commissio...
03:44 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget VW and Microsoft team up on cloud services for connected cars
VW's strategy for smarter cars extends beyond creating a single OS for its cars. It wants unified internet services, too. To that end, it's teaming up with Microsoft to build the Volkswagen ...
03:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Photokina marks a massive upheaval in the camera landscape
Remember the days when Panasonic was dedicated to Micro Four Thirds cameras and Nikon and Canon wanted you to see their latest DSLRs? That was so last month. Over the last 35 days or so, Nikon launche...
03:17 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Apple wins appeal in $234 million patent infringement case
Apple has won its attempt to have a patent infringement damages award against it reversed. In 2015, a jury found that Apple had infringed University of Wisconsin-Madison patents with some iPhone proce...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget The ancient earthquake detector that puzzled modern historians
Modern seismographs are extremely sensitive pieces of equipment. By recording the slightest movements of laser light or magnets, these devices can detect the smallest of rumbles even when we can'...
02:46 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Spotify cracks down on family plan sharing
Spotify's Premium for Family plan is a good deal: $15 a month snags you up to six ad-free accounts on the service, which would normally cost $10 each. It's not a surprise, then, that people ...
02:46 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Spotify may start cracking down on family plan sharing (update)
Spotify's Premium for Family plan is a good deal: $15 a month snags you up to six ad-free accounts on the service, which would normally cost $10 each. It's not a surprise, then, that people ...
02:46 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Spotify may start cracking down on family plan sharing (updated)
Spotify's Premium for Family plan is a good deal: $15 a month snags you up to six ad-free accounts on the service, which would normally cost $10 each. It's not a surprise, then, that people ...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Sony's full-frame mirrorless cameras finally have some competition
Since the launch of the A7 and A7R in 2013, Sony has had virtually no competition in the full-frame mirrorless space. Major players like Canon, Nikon and Panasonic were keeping their focus on other ca...
02:14 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Elon Musk reportedly backed out of SEC deal at the last second
Yesterday, the SEC sued Elon Musk over his ill-thought August tweets about having "funding secured" to take Tesla private. (Spoiler alert: He didn't have funding secured and Tesla will ...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget How Dandelion is making geothermal heating affordable
Millions of US citizens still use oil and natural gas to heat their homes during the winter. Many would like to switch to geothermal, a cleaner and ultimately cheaper system that leverages the natural...
01:29 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Verizon hits 1.45Gbps 4G LTE speeds in New York
Verizon may be busy rolling out its 5G tech in several US cities, including its inbound 5G Home internet and TV service, but that doesn't mean it's forgotten 4G. With the help of Nokia'...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Wear OS review: Google puts usability first
It may be time to give smartwatches another chance. Companies like Apple, Qualcomm, Samsung and Fitbit have kept trying to make these devices actually useful, and the industry seems to be gaining mome...
12:15 pm -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Hayabusa 2 probe snaps a close-up of its asteroid target
JAXA's Hayabusa 2 has taken the most high-resolution photo of its target asteroid, the 162173 Ryugu, we've ever seen. Unlike previous images that only showed Ryugu from afar, this one shows ...
11:25 am -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Hacker says he'll livestream deletion of Zuckerberg's Facebook page
A white-hat hacker is promising to livestream his bid to hack into Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook account this Sunday. "Broadcasting the deletion of FB founder Zuck's account," Chang C...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: The SEC sued Elon Musk
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We'll wrap up this week with a look at some of the mirrorless cameras from Photokina 2018, plus in-depth looks at what we've seen over the last 20 years ...
10:05 am -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Facebook admits using two-factor phone numbers to target ads
Facebook has admitted that it uses the phone number provided by users for two-factor authentication (2FA) to target them with ads. Naturally, its repurposing of information passed on for security purp...
09:02 am -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Twitter explains dehumanizing speech so you maggots will understand
Twitter is still taking your responses and suggestions on its incoming policy against "content that dehumanizes others based on their membership in an identifiable group, even when the material d...
07:58 am -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Cartoon Network will livestream virtual 'Minecraft' convention
It's almost time for Minecon -- an annual convention exclusively for Minecraft -- and like last year, you can watch the whole event from the comfort of your living room. Cartoon Network will broa...
06:50 am -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Zeiss' first digital camera is the ZX1 full-frame compact
Zeiss has unveiled its first-ever digital camera, the interesting and exotic ZX1 compact. It has a full-frame 37.4-megapixel sensor and a fixed 35mm f/2.0 T* lens, putting it into exclusive company wi...
03:21 am -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget PlayStation Vue's local channel count expands to over 500
A month ago Sony added more than 200 local broadcasters to its PlayStation Vue streaming service, and today the number grew by more than 85. That puts the total number of local stations available at 5...
01:23 am -04 - Fri, September 28, 2018
Engadget Philip K. Dick's 'The Great C' for Oculus Rift arrives this October
The virtual reality adaptation of Philip K. Dick's The Great C is now making its way to VR headsets after debuting at the Venice Film Festival. It will be available for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vi...
11:51 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Google Clips update lets you capture more moments
Google is rolling out an update for Clips, its hands-free camera that automatically records short video segments when it determines something interesting is going on. When we reviewed the camera earli...
10:58 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Voting machines are still plagued with vulnerabilities as midterms loom
The Def Con Voting Village, which for two years in a row has let conference attendees try their hand at breaching voting machines, has released the report on this year's event. More than 30 votin...
10:06 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget eBay offers low-cost wireless plans to go with your phone purchase
eBay is a popular marketplace for cell phones, and now the company wants to give purchasers the option of pairing those devices with a cellular plan when they check out. It is partnering with Red Pock...
09:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Oculus CTO John Carmack reveals what's next for Oculus Go
Oculus CTO John Carmack is known for giving an unfiltered speech on day two of Oculus' annual Connect conference, and this year is no different. Today, he talked extensively on the trials and tri...
08:56 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Spotify event series offers aspiring artists music industry tips
Spotify appears to be on a mission to aid emerging artists as much as possible, with efforts including allowing them to upload music directly to the streaming service and offering some of them advance...
08:20 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Government sues Elon Musk for tweeting about taking Tesla private
The Securities Exchange Commission has filed a lawsuit against Tesla CEO Elon Musk in a Manhattan federal court on Thursday, according to Bloomberg. The agency alleges that Musk's tweets in Augus...
08:20 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Government sues Elon Musk for tweeting about taking Tesla private (updated)
The Securities Exchange Commission has filed a lawsuit against Tesla CEO Elon Musk in a Manhattan federal court on Thursday, according to Bloomberg. The agency alleges that Musk's tweets in Augus...
07:58 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget SwiftKey for Android now offers real-time message translation
Microsoft has brought its Translator to SwiftKey, allowing users to translate their conversations without having to leave the app they're in. With an update out today, SwiftKey for Android will t...
07:29 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Microsoft will end support for classic Skype in November
Microsoft's reprieve for classic Skype users didn't last long. In an update to its earlier blog post, the Skype team revealed that it will end Skype 7 support for desktop users on November ...
07:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $50 on an ASUS VivoBook Flip 14
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06:44 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Google Images will display creator and credit information
While it's easy to find an image of pretty much anything you want on Google, it's not always easy to find credit information for that image. But Google is looking to change that, and it has ...
06:23 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget 'House of Cards' teaser previews Claire's battle with nearly everyone
Netflix has followed its brief peek at House of Cards' final season with a larger teaser, and we now know how Claire Underwood will handle the presidency with Frank out of the picture: by fightin...
06:02 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Google makes it easier to keep track of travel research
Google is introducing new features to its Trips tool that will make it easier for you to keep track of your travel plans. When you're putting a trip together, you might end up juggling a lot of i...
05:41 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget WikiLeaks replaces Julian Assange as editor-in-chief
Julian Assange hasn't been able to do much as WikiLeaks editor-in-chief since the Ecuadorian embassy cut off his communications, and the outlet is now acknowledging that reality. Assange has app...
05:20 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget AI camera can spot guns and alert law enforcement
Athena Security has developed a camera system that uses artificial intelligence and cloud technology to spot guns and alert authorities. The company says that because the system can recognize weapons ...
04:59 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget 'Fallout 76' beta begins October 23rd
You still have a while to wait before you can dive into Fallout 76, though Bethesda is whetting fans' appetites by releasing the game's intro video and revealing launch dates for the beta. T...
04:38 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Oppo's Find X could be the first phone with 10GB of RAM
Considering all the attention that's been heaped on the Oppo Find X's pop-up selfie camera, you'd be forgiven for thinking the upcoming handset is a one-trick pony. But a new variant of...
04:17 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget European football is finally embracing VAR
The Champions League will begin using VAR, or video assistant referees, during the 2019 to 2020 season, UEFA announced. The technology will also be used in the Europa League starting in 2020 and in th...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Just Google it: The journey from search to desktop OS
It's hard to imagine, but only ten years has passed since Google launched the Chrome browser in September 2008. A world without Chrome feels like a distant past -- it's now the most popular ...
03:39 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Blizzcon 2018 Virtual Ticket includes 'WoW Classic' demo
The Blizzcon 2018 Virtual Ticket is the gift that keeps on giving. Aside from video streams, skins, and in-game loot, Blizzard says the $50 digital entry fee will also grant you access to the World of...
03:18 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Deltas fully biometric terminal is the first in the US
Delta Air Lines is launching what it calls the first "biometric terminal" in the US. The airline will use facial recognition at check-in, security and boarding inside the international termi...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Googles success story has a few forgettable chapters
In its 20-year history, Google has given, and Google has taken away. Companies of its size often dabble with new projects to see if the public will take them to their hearts. Sadly, for every Gmail an...
02:46 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Nintendo may have put an end to Tokyo's real-life 'Mario Kart' tours
Chances are you've probably glimpsed or partaken in Japan's "real-life" Mario Kart. The rent-a-kart service finds locals and tourists dressing up as Mario, Peach, and Luigi and dri...
02:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Apple Watch Series 4 review: Small tweaks make a big impact
The first time I strapped on an Apple Watch was three years ago. A friend had been needling me about how badly I needed one and how it was the first truly new Apple product since Steve Jobs died and h...
02:15 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget The new mirrorless cameras you can buy soon
Photokina 2018 has been great for camera fans, particularly those who love mirrorless shooters. At the event in Cologne, Germany, we saw a few new models from big players like Fujifilm and Panasonic -...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 gets two new colors in the US
When Samsung's excellent Galaxy Note 9 launched in the US earlier this year, it came in some... shall we say, unconventional colors. It's not often that a massive, sales-focused company move...
01:41 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Samsung chairman indicted for allegedly suppressing labor unions
Today, the board chairman of Samsung, Lee Sang-hoon, was indicted by South Korean prosecutors for illegally sabotaging a labor union. This comes after years of whispers about Samsung's intoleranc...
01:22 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Teen Apple hacker avoids prison in Australia
The teenage hacker who pleaded guilty to infiltrating Apple's computer systems and stealing sensitive data won't have to serve time. While he's now an adult, he was 16 when he first hac...
01:01 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget ARM's latest chip is its first one built for self-driving cars
Efforts to develop fully autonomous self-driving cars have continued to close the gap over the past few years, and now ARM has unveiled its first chip designed specifically for the task. The company&#...
12:32 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Facebook test lets users add songs to photos and videos
Starting next week, some Facebook users will see the option to add songs to their photo and video posts. The social network first mentioned that it's working on a feature that will allow you to a...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's Surface is back in Consumer Reports' good graces
Microsoft's Surface PCs have regained Consumer Reports' "recommended" status after the organization conducted reliability evaluations by surveying its members. Based on its latest ...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget TiVo targets cord-cutters (again) with the Bolt OTA
What happens when you take TiVo's latest Bolt Vox DVR, remove the cable functionality, but keep just about everything else? You've got the new Bolt OTA, the replacement for the Roamio OTA bo...
11:38 am -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget 'Red Dead Redemption 2' will be a massive 105GB download
Red Dead Redemption 2 is finally dropping next month, and PlayStation has revealed some of what's in store with the pre-order launch of its PS4 Pro Bundle. The box refers to a "timed exclusi...
11:19 am -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Nintendos gacha RPG Dragalia Lost arrives on mobiles
Nintendo's new mobile game Dragalia Lost has landed on iOS and Android in the US, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau. The game boasts all the hallmarks of a Japanese RPG made by gacha specialists...
11:19 am -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Nintendos gacha RPG Dragalia Lost arrives on mobile
Nintendo's new mobile game Dragalia Lost has landed on iOS and Android in the US, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau. The game boasts all the hallmarks of a Japanese RPG made by gacha specialists...
11:05 am -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Amazon launches pre-game show for 'Thursday Night Football'
Amazon is launching a new Thursday Night Football pre-game show. Nothing too unusual about that, except this one, The Drive, will be hosted by two women -- a move some will sadly consider surprising, ...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Oculus Connect, 'Fortnite' S6 and LG V40 teaser
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Sony surprised everyone with a fix for our Fortnite headaches, and we're taking a look at all the VR plans Oculus has in store for the next year....
10:14 am -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Leica's S3 is a slick, 64-megapixel medium format DSLR
Leica's biggest news of Photokina was the launch of the L-Mount alliance with Panasonic and Sigma, but it also unveiled a camera. The Leica S3 is a rakish DSLR with a massive 64-megapixel medium-...
09:03 am -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite' season six arrives with invisibility and pets
It feels like we had to wait forever, but it's finally here: Fortnite season six has begun. As is customary with any new competitive window, tonnes of new content has landed, but it's also t...
08:33 am -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Dish adds dual tuners to AirTV Player through an adapter
Dish's AirTV Player is an intriguing mix of an over-the-air player with streaming services, but that single tuner has made it difficult to recommend if you want to both record and watch live broa...
05:28 am -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Plex is sunsetting Cloud Sync and other features
Plex is clearly doing some major spring cleaning, because it has just killed a handful more barely used features after shutting down its personal cloud streaming service in early September. The compan...
05:00 am -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget BMW throws all its new tech at the X5
The average BMW X5 never strays too far from asphalt. It's more at home navigating mall parking than on a backwoods trail. BMW is changing that with its latest X5, starting at $60,700 for the xDr...
03:28 am -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget LG V40 unveiled with all five of its cameras
We'll get our hands on the LG V40 ThinQ October 3rd, but in Korea the company has partially lifted the curtain on its latest V-series phone. While the line has grown more conventional since the r...
02:04 am -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Lyft's dump-your-car challenge expands to 35 more cities
Lyft is happy enough with its Chicago car ownership challenge to spread it across North America. The ridesharing service is launching a Ditch Your Car program that offers a similar challenge in 35 ci...
12:58 am -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget There's an all-white Sony headset for your limited-edition PS4
Sure, Sony has made limited-edition white PS4s, but you've been out of luck if you've wanted a completely white official headset to match. That's so... gauche. You won't have to wo...
12:00 am -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Oculus Quest has Rift-quality VR without the wires
Hugo Barra, Oculus' head of VR, said earlier this year that the standalone headset is the key to mass adoption of VR. And in 2018, the company is doubling down on that claim. A few months ago, Oc...
12:00 am -04 - Thu, September 27, 2018
Engadget Oculus Quest has Rift-like VR without the wires
Hugo Barra, Oculus' head of VR, said earlier this year that the standalone headset is the key to mass adoption of VR. And in 2018, the company is doubling down on that claim. A few months ago, Oc...
11:48 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget FCC seeks $37.5 million fine on firm that spoofed consumer numbers
The FCC is looking to fine an Arizona-based company $37.5 million for making spoofed telemarketing calls. The company, Affordable Enterprises of Arizona, made more than 2.3 million calls over the cour...
11:06 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Senate bill would boost AI adoption in federal government
The US government is only dabbling in artificial intelligence at the moment. It might make a larger commitment before long, however. A bipartisan group of senators (Brian Schatz, Cory Gardner and Ro...
10:29 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget NASA's pint-sized satellite could improve weather forecasts
Apparently, NASA has been testing a small, shoebox-sized satellite that could make weather forecasts a lot more accurate. It's called RainCube for "Radar in a CubeSat," and it uses tiny...
09:57 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget What's coming to Netflix in October: 'Bodyguard' and 'Daredevil'
October was always going to be a packed month for new shows and movies on Netflix, with a litany of horror titles, and returns for Daredevil and Making a Murderer. Among the other Netflix original sho...
09:34 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Uber's 'sustainable mobility' plan includes e-bike charging stations
Uber made a handful of announcements today centered on sustainable mobility, including a new fund, partnerships that support data sharing and charging docks for its Jump bikes. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi s...
09:14 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Amazon's new retail store only stocks items rated 4 stars and up
Amazon isn't limiting its New York City retail openings to its checkout-free Go store. It's launching Amazon 4-star, a shop devoted solely to products in popular categories that are either ...
09:03 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Panasonic's full-frame mirrorless S1R is loaded with potential
Yesterday, Panasonic made a big splash by announcing the L-Mount alliance with Leica and Sigma, and unveiling its first full-frame mirrorless cameras, the Lumix S1 and S1R. The 24- and 47-megapixel ca...
08:54 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Two classic 'Castlevania' games arrive on PS4 in October
Today, Sony announced that two classic Castlevania titles are coming to the PlayStation 4. Castlevania Requiem will bundleS ymphony of the Night and Rondo of Blood. They will available in the online s...
08:33 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Facebook and RED unveil their Manifold 3D VR camera
Facebook and RED are finally ready to show their 3D VR camera after months of teasing. They've revealed Manifold, a ball-shaped array that uses 16 of RED's Helium 8K sensors (with 180-degre...
08:12 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget FCC gives cities 90 days to process 5G carrier applications
The FCC is enacting an order that limits how long cities have to review the rollout of 5G and how much they can charge carriers for deploying the technology. Cities will have a 90-day "shot clock...
07:51 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Disney agrees to sell Fox's Sky stake to Comcast
Last week, Comcast successfully bid $39 billion to acquire the UK TV giant Sky. Now, the Walt Disney Company has agreed to allow 21st Century Fox to sell its remaining 39 percent stake in Sky to Comca...
07:31 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Oculus predicts a VR future that includes ultra-thin headsets
Oculus' virtual reality ambitions extend well past standalone headsets. In a talk at Oculus Connect 5, the company's Michael Abrash updated his predictions for the future of VR headset techn...
07:01 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Google confirms secret Dragonfly project, but wont say what it is
Representatives from a number of major tech companies appeared before the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Energy and Transportation today, discussing data privacy and concerns over consumer protectio...
07:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Robots reign supreme in new VR games for Oculus headsets
As Oculus hosts its annual OC5 event in San Francisco this week, the company isn't just looking back at its five years in existence, it's looking forward. Specifically to "the latest an...
06:34 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget 'Star Wars' VR experience 'Vader Immortal' will debut on Oculus Quest
Oculus Quest owners will have an exclusive Star Wars VR series to look forward to this spring: Vader Immortal. We only got a brief glimpse of it during the Oculus Connect 5 keynote today, but it looks...
06:16 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Oculus' mobile app now supports the Rift headset
The Oculus mobile app is no longer just a companion to the Oculus Go -- an update to the app for Android and iOS has introduced Rift support that lets you manage your VR experience away from your PC. ...
06:10 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Uber will pay $148 million for 2016 data breach coverup
Last year, reports surfaced that Uber had been hit with a data breach, but instead of reporting it to the government or to those affected, it chose to cover it up. Now, the company will pay $148 milli...
06:05 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Oculus teases 'Hybrid Apps' that merge the desktop with VR
During its Oculus Connect 5 event in San Jose, California on Wednesday, Facebook unveiled a new mid-tier Oculus Quest VR headset as well as a host of new gaming titles for the burgeoning immersive ent...
06:01 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget YouTube VR and casting features are coming to Oculus Go
Your Oculus Go is about to become much more useful for immersive viewing sessions. Oculus has revealed that YouTube VR is coming to its entry-level headset, giving you a chance to watch 800,000 360-...
05:58 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Oculus' major Core 2.0 update officially arrives in October
Amid a string of announcements at Connect 5, including the standalone Oculus Quest headset, Facebook revealed some updates to the Rift Core 2.0 platform, which it said is moving out of beta in early O...
05:34 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Oculus has a mixed reality vision that goes far beyond Microsoft
Microsoft has been pushing the idea of mixed reality -- combining virtual and augmented reality -- for years now. But today at Oculus Connect 5, Facebook showed off a concept that pushes the notion of...
05:12 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Oculus' most powerful, wireless VR headset ships spring 2019 for $399
Project Santa Cruz has left the pre-production phase. Oculus VR's powerful standalone headset is officially called Oculus Quest and it's due to hit the market in the spring of 2019 for $399 ...
04:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Google's best Doodles of the last 20 years
It's hard to believe Google is about to turn 20 years old. And while the company has changed drastically in the past two decades, going from being a simple search engine to a global tech titan, t...
04:21 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Fujifilm shakes it off with a Taylor Swift-themed instant camera
Fujifilm is no stranger to collaborating with people from other industries, particularly when it comes to its instant cameras. A couple of years ago, the company worked with designer Michael Kors on a...
04:07 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget The importance of sitting in 'Life is Strange 2'
Where is dad?The question rings in my head. I'm roughly 15 minutes into the first episode of Life is Strange 2 and I've just realized the real stakes at play for the two main characters, Dan...
03:56 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget 300 million people use Facebook Stories every day
Facebook Stories appeared to be a major flop after they were launched, with seemingly few users adopting the feature in the months after it became available. But it looks like that's changing bec...
03:41 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Insta360's next VR camera is made to be thrown around
With the Insta360 One marking its first anniversary earlier this month, it's no surprise that the company is preparing a follow-up model to this standalone 4K 360 camera. But first, we have a tea...
03:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Watch the Oculus Connect 5 keynote at 1PM ET
What's arguably the biggest VR event of the year, Oculus Connect 5, is about to kick off -- and to no one's surprise, Oculus is encouraging you to tune in. It's streaming the OC5 keynot...
03:12 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Amazon Music Unlimited is now available in Canada
Today, Amazon announced the expansion of its Music Unlimited service to Canada. Listeners can sign up for a free 90-day trial; after that period has passed, Prime members will pay CDN $8 per month or ...
02:36 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Telltale stops selling 'The Walking Dead: The Final Season'
Telltale has temporarily removed the final season of The Walking Dead from digital game stores. Head to its GOG page and you'll be greeted with the following message: "Telltale has requested...
02:21 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Sweden's ad regulator says 'Distracted Boyfriend' meme is sexist
One of the most popular memes of recent times is sexist, according to Sweden's advertising watchdog. A Swedish Internet company named Banhof jumped on the bandwagon by sharing the viral "dis...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget A closer look at Fujifilm's GFX 50R and GFX 100 medium format cameras
We knew coming into Photokina 2018 that Fujifilm had some big plans for the event, and the company did not disappoint with its announcements. Aside from introducing the Instax Square SQ20, Fujifilm�...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Sony finally gives into Fortnite PS4 cross-play demands
PlayStation gamers have been frustrated by the lack of cross-platform support for the popular game Fortnite. But now Sony has some good news. Today, the company announced an open beta that will allow ...
01:02 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget China bumps up renewable energy target to reduce reliance on coal
China, the world's biggest energy consumer, is stepping up its push into clean power with a revised renewable energy target. The nation is now aiming for renewables to account for at least 35 per...
12:39 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget The new MST3K arrives on Netflix November 22nd
Thanksgiving is a special time, where you and your family can avoid talking to one another in order to marathon Mystery Science Theater 3000. Netflix and Shout Factory have revealed that this year...
12:22 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Renault is creating France's first 'smart island'
Back in February, Renault helped electrify the Portuguese islands of Madeira and Porto Santo -- a move not dissimilar to Tesla's efforts in Hawaii. Now it's at work again bringing power to t...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget DeepMind and Unity will work together on AI research
Alphabet's DeepMind division is partnering with Unity to accelerate machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) research. The collaboration will focus on "virtual environments" th...
11:50 am -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Alexa is down across the UK and parts of Europe
Alexa appears to be down in the UK and parts of Europe with Twitter and Down Detector users reporting widespread disruptions with Amazon's digital assistant. The problem seems to have started at ...
11:30 am -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Fujifilm's Square SQ20 is an ideal modern instant camera
Over the past few years, Fujifilm has been trying hard to make instant cameras a thing again. And the company has introduced yet another model at Photokina 2018. The Instax Square SQ20 follows the SQ1...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Former NSA staffer will go to prison for taking top secret documents home
A former NSA employee with links to the Kaspersky saga has been sentenced to five-and-a-half years in prison for illegally taking classified information from the spy agency. Nghia Hoang Pho -- a 68-ye...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Space tourism and 100-megapixel cameras
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Anyone interested in cameras needs to check out all the latest news from Photokina, like the incredible 100-megapixel medium-format camera from Fujifilm. In non-sh...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Google Maps now helps you plan group events
If you've ever tried to settle on a place to eat, you know how time-consuming it can be. If you're not trying to describe each and every restaurant, you're sending a flood of links. Goo...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Sikur launches high-security phones based on Sony hardware
Sikur garnered attention with its reportedly hack-resistant GranitePhone back in 2015, but the follow-up has been a long time in coming -- it only just announced a follow-up in February. The sequels a...
09:31 am -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Robots are learning to carefully peel lettuce leaves
Technology is designed to improve and streamline every facet of life, and that inevitably includes areas most people would never even think about. Such a lettuce peeling. A random issue for many, perh...
07:25 am -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget US bill modernizing music royalties only needs the President's signature
The House of Representatives has given the Senate's version of the Music Modernization Act two thumbs up, which means the bill is now heading to the White House. MMA will update rules regarding r...
05:42 am -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget PC gamers like using controllers more than you might think
While PC gamers enjoy many benefits over using a console, the latest Steam stats released by Valve show there's a shared appreciation for one thing: console gamepads. According to Valve, since 20...
03:51 am -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Instagram pushes notifications to Lite and web versions
Instagram's web version is still nowhere near as robust as its app, but the platform has slowly been adding more and more features to it these past few years. Now, it looks like Instagram has fin...
02:23 am -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget Chrome 70 will let users decline linking web, browser sign-in
Over the weekend professor and cryptographer Matthew Green noticed that in Chrome 69, signing into Google websites while using Chrome caused the browser to show him as signed in there as well. Concern...
01:23 am -04 - Wed, September 26, 2018
Engadget HP's voice-controlled Tango printer can be disguised as a book
Printers haven't really kept up with the times. Sure, you can print from your phone, but the devices aren't built for an always-connected world -- and let's be honest, more than a few ...
11:28 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Lucid Motors will give owners access to VW's charging network
Lucid Motors' first electric car won't roll out of the factory until 2020, but you'll at least know where to charge it when it does arrive. The company has signed a preliminary deal th...
10:37 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Xbox One mouse and keyboard support is coming with Razer's help
Yes, the rumors were true. Microsoft has confirmed that it's weeks away from adding mouse and keyboard support to the Xbox One (initially for Insiders), and it's enlisting some help from no...
10:03 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Facebook and Sphero team up to offer coding robots to schools
Facebook has announced a new initiative that aims to teach coding skills to more school kids. Targeting primarily underrepresented student groups &mdash; such as Black, Latino/Hispanic, Native Ame...
09:44 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Trump administration suggests firmer controls on data privacy
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has laid out the Trump administration's approach to bolstering data privacy. The agency is seeking to strike a balance betwee...
09:21 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Switch Online cloud saves last six months after your subscription ends
When Nintendo launched Switch Online, it raised more than a few alarm bells over its attitude toward cloud saves. Based on the FAQ, your saved games would vanish from the internet the moment your memb...
09:02 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Face scanning in US airports is rife with technical problems
If you've had misgivings about the effectiveness of Homeland Security's airport face scanning (let alone the privacy implications), you're not alone. The department's Inspector Ge...
08:38 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Watch Will Smith's Grand Canyon helicopter bungee jump at 6 PM ET
Of all the things you could possibly be doing on a Tuesday afternoon, watching a live stream of Will Smith bungee jumping out of a helicopter is probably not among the worst. Oh, and he's doing t...
08:13 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Fujifilm's rotating lens projector adjusts to your viewing space
If you need to adjust your projector to get a better picture or beam to a different part of the room, you don't have many choices -- you might only have slight adjustments to the lens itself, and...
07:54 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Uber pledges to cap trip pricing during major emergencies
Today, Uber outlined a new set of guidelines regarding how the company will respond in the event of a crisis, such as a natural disaster or terrorist attack. The company's Global Security Center ...
07:33 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Facebook pulls over a dozen political pages tied to fake accounts
Facebook isn't just removing fake political pages to thwart election meddling -- sometimes, it's just about culling spam. The social site has removed more than a dozen "hyperpartisan&qu...
07:12 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Google discusses privacy regulation ahead of Senate hearing
On Wednesday, a number of tech companies, including Apple, AT&amp;T, Amazon, Twitter and Charter, will discuss data privacy before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. Goo...
06:47 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Court rules Uber can force drivers into arbitration over pay, benefits
Uber drivers hoping to be treated as employees may have to go it alone. A federal appeals court in San Francisco has overturned a ruling that would have allowed drivers to pursue their case as a clas...
06:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget The Google graveyard: Remembering three dead search engines
Buffy the Vampire Slayer was the first show on American television to use the word "Google" as a transitive verb. It was 2002, in the fourth episode of the show's seventh and final seas...
06:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget How the first space tourists will make it back to Earth alive
When SpaceX launches Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa and his eight travelling companions for a trip around the Moon in 2023, the company will be undertaking an unprecedented step towards the futur...
05:44 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget 3D-printed gun advocate Cody Wilson resigns from Defense Distributed
Cody Wilson, the man behind the 3D-printed gun company Defense Distributed, has stepped down as CEO of the company. Paloma Heindorff, who has taken over as the chief executive, said in a press confere...
05:33 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Google relaxes its ban on cryptocurrency ads
Google is tweaking the ban on cryptocurrency ads it put into place earlier this year and will soon allow regulated exchanges to advertise on its platform in the US and Japan. The company said that adv...
05:16 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Facebook is racing to build Africas internet infrastructure
Facebook and Google are locked in a race to bring connectivity to the 3.8 billion people worldwide that still can't get online. As part of that mission, Zuckerberg and Co. are now turning to inte...
04:57 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Fujifilm's Instax Square SQ20 uses video to improve instant photos
Fujifilm has unveiled a new Instax Square camera, the SQ20, that uses new tricks to help you capture the ideal moment. Like the original Instax Square SQ10, it shoots square, Instagram-like photos fro...
04:38 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Amazon's NFL streams will feature an all-female commentary team
When Amazon starts streaming its latest round of Thursday Night Football on September 27th, you'll have a few options for commentary -- including one that breaks new ground in the broadcasting in...
04:19 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Netflix's 'Making a Murderer' continues October 19th
While Halloween is on the horizon, October isn't only about horror movies and shows for Netflix. True-crime docuseries Making A Murderer, which seemed to grab everyone's attention when it pr...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Apple's purchase of Shazam is $400 million well spent
At the tail-end of 2017, Apple announced that it was buying music discovery service Shazam for $400 million. Now that the deal has completed, the company has revealed that the platform will soon go ad...
03:44 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Tinder borrows Bumble's women-message-first feature
If Tinder was hoping to bring its feud with Bumble to a quick end, it's not helping matters. It has been testing a "My Move" feature in India that gives women more control over conversa...
03:23 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Qualcomm claims Apple stole trade secrets and sent them to Intel
The ongoing dispute between Apple and Qualcomm continues as Qualcomm seeks to add new charges to a current lawsuit it's pursuing against Apple. CNBC reports that Qualcomm is now alleging that App...
03:14 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Nintendo used Pokmon Go to reveal a new mythical critter
Recently, there have been sightings of a new mythical Pok&eacute;mon in the popular mobile game Pok&eacute;mon Go. The rare creature is apparently called Meltan, and it's a Hex Nut Pok&a...
02:51 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Kodak's retro Ektachrome film arrives after a long wait
It took a while but Kodak is finally releasing its Ektachrome color reversal film, beloved by analog photographers and filmmakers alike. First to ship will be Ektachrome Film E100 in 135/36x camera fo...
02:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Mercedes A-Class First Drive: Top-level tech comes to an entry-level car
"Hey Mercedes.""How old is Maury Povich?"The automaker's MBUX infotainment system which makes its debut in the A-Class thinks for a few moments and then informs me that the da...
02:14 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget 'Professor Layton and the Curious Village' comes to iOS and Android
Today, the beloved adventure game Professor Layton and the Curious Village is out for both iOS and Android. Studio Level-5 remastered the classic puzzle game in HD and optimized it for mobile. You can...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Snapchat drives voter registration inside its app
The November midterms are just weeks away, and following efforts from Instagram and Twitter to engage users in the voting process, Snapchat has now joined the fold. Starting today, all US Snapchat use...
01:54 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Twitter's new content policy takes aim at 'dehumanizing speech'
Though Twitter has a policy against hateful conduct, which prohibits threats of violence against others based on factors like their race, ethnicity or sexual orientation, the platform has come under f...
01:32 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Electronic implant helps paralyzed people walk again
People paralyzed because of spinal cord injuries could one day be able to walk again, thanks to an implant that helps send "lost signals" from the brain to leg muscles. In Nature Medicine an...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Fujifilm shows off an insane 100-megapixel medium format camera
The GFX 50R isn't the only new camera Fujifilm is unveiling at Photokina 2018. As rumored, the company has also introduced the GFX 100, a ridiculous 100-megapixel medium format mirrorless shooter...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Firefox Monitor will tell you when your passwords are compromised
After a few months of testing, Mozilla has launched its free Firefox Monitor service that notifies users when their credentials are stolen as part of a data breach. The website, which is essentially a...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Yale and August join forces to make a new line of smart locks
Yale and August are no stranger to the smart lock; both companies have done various versions of it before, often with the assistance of third parties like Google's Assistant or Amazon's Alex...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Fujifilm's GFX-50R is a smaller 'budget' medium format camera
Two years ago, Fujifilm made a fateful decision to skip over full-frame mirrorless cameras and go bigger with the medium-format GFX-50S. Now, it's doubling down on that with the 51.4-megapixel GF...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget xArm looks like a 1950s sci-fi robot, and works like one too
For the most part, robot arms are something we see only in factories -- or, you know, in dopey sci-fi cartoons. They're not something we'd encounter in our daily lives, as much as we'd ...
12:29 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Facebook expands mid-video ads to 21 more countries
Facebook is bringing Ad Breaks (the ads you see in the middle of videos on the platform) to 21 more countries, with support for five more languages. Alongside the global rollout of Facebook Watch, Ad ...
12:01 pm -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget This is what Telltale's 'Stranger Things' game might have looked like
Following the "majority studio closure" of Telltale Games last week, the future of many of its planned projects has been up in the air. Rumors suggest that The Walking Dead: The Final Season...
11:30 am -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Leica's new app lets you control your camera with a smartphone
We know Leica is planning to announce some cameras at Photokina 2018, but before it gets to that, the company has revealed a new app for owners of its current shooters. The application, which will wor...
11:15 am -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Sony is working on 12 new lenses for its Alpha mirrorless cameras
Now that Canon and Nikon are eager to get a piece of the mirrorless camera market, Sony is letting it be known that it isn't slowing down its efforts in the space anytime soon. The company announ...
11:01 am -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Panasonic announces two full-frame L-Mount mirrorless cameras
Following the launch of the L-Mount alliance, Panasonic has revealed a pair of full-frame L-Mount mirrorless cameras, the 47-megapixel Lumix S1 and 24-megapixel S1R. Both have built-in image stabiliza...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Uber brings 24/7 phone support to the UK
The whole point of Uber is to make getting from A to B as easy and convenient as possible, but when things go awry (which can include anything from confusing cleaning fees to allegations of harassment...
10:30 am -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Inside Apple Watch Series 4
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.This morning, we're taking a peek inside Apple's latest wearable and getting prepared for Photokina. Also: the latest info about macOS, Office 2019 and T...
10:20 am -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget UK newspapers want big tech to pay for using their work
In the face of plummeting profits, British newspapers are trying to squeeze compensation out of tech giants that are raking in billions of ad dollars off the back of their content. With the auspice of...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Sikur launches high-security phones based on Sony hardware
Sikur garnered attention with its reportedly hack-resistant GranitePhone back in 2015, but the follow-up has been a long time in coming -- it only just announced a follow-up in February. The sequels ...
09:57 am -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Panasonic, Leica and Sigma unveil the L-Mount mirrorless alliance
Panasonic, Leica and Sigma have joined forces to create the L-Mount alliance for full-frame and APS-C sensor cameras to better compete against Nikon, Canon and Sony. The alliance will support Leica�...
09:30 am -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Google CEO Sundar Pichai will meet US officials to discuss censorship
Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google, will appear at a private meeting with Republican lawmakers on the Capitol Hill on Friday, September 28th, following recent allegations that the company had previously...
08:15 am -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget SoundClouds web series shines a spotlight on its creators
You only rarely hear SoundCloud positively associated with the words "internet superstar," but the music sharing platform helps a lot of creators get their work out there. To shine a spotlig...
07:30 am -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget We're live from Photokina 2018!
While Canon and Nikon have already unveiled their long-awaited full-frame mirrorless cameras, there are other big players that may be looking to enter the category next. We're in Cologne, Germany...
07:01 am -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Jaybird's Tarah are $100 wireless earbuds built for sweaty workouts
Jaybird has been a solid option for wireless earbuds for years now, and today the company is debuting yet another model for your workouts. The Tarah Wireless Sport Headphones are built for the gym, co...
06:14 am -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Ricoh adds a new lens and sensor to its lightweight GR III
Richoh's GR series is notable for combining its small, lightweight frame with a large APS-C sensor that the company claims makes it "the ultimate street photography camera." However, af...
03:46 am -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget AT&T and Harman bring connected features to your existing car
AT&amp;T is joining the ranks of carriers that can bring a whole suite of connected car technology to older passenger vehicles. It's launching the Harman Spark, an OBD-II dongle that adds di...
02:26 am -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Instagram founders resign from Facebook
Just about six years after Facebook closed its $1 billion purchase of Instagram, both of the company's founders are resigning, according to a report from The New York Times and confirmed by a pos...
01:49 am -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Telltale Games suggests more 'The Walking Dead' episodes could arrive
On Friday Telltale Games abruptly shut down, laying off most of its employees without warning. The studio was in the midst of wrapping up the Final Season of its The Walking Dead series, and tomorrow ...
01:49 am -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget Telltale Games: More 'The Walking Dead' episodes on the way?
On Friday Telltale Games abruptly shut down, laying off most of its employees without warning. The studio was in the midst of wrapping up the Final Season of its The Walking Dead series, and tomorrow ...
12:55 am -04 - Tue, September 25, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'FIFA 19,' 'The Good Place' and 'Forza Horizon 4'
Fall TV returns at full strength this week, with new seasons of shows we love like The Good Place and Chef's Table on Netflix. There are also new shows to look out for, including God Friended Me ...
11:33 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Walmart will use blockchain to ensure the safety of leafy greens
Walmart is anxious about the safety of its food following bacterial outbreaks for lettuce and other food, and it's hoping technology will set shoppers' minds at ease. It's telling its l...
10:56 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Twitter will help you prepare for election day
As the US heads closer to November's midterm elections, a number of social platforms are making an effort to encourage their users to vote. The latest to join in is Twitter, which launched its #B...
10:24 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Former Facebook moderator sues over mental trauma
Facebook's content moderators don't have an easy task. They often have to see the very worst of what people post, including graphic violence and sexual abuse. And while the social network ha...
09:53 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Netflix's Halloween lineup includes 'The Shining'
Netflix has certainly touted its Halloween shows before, but this year you may have a particularly good reason to pay attention. The streaming giant has outlined all the horror movies and thrillers y...
09:23 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Try macOS Mojave's Dark Mode on these apps
It's been a few weeks since Apple announced that macOS Mojave would launch today -- in that time, many app developers have been at work getting their creations ready for the new OS. Probably one ...
08:51 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Swiss soccer fans interrupt game to protest esports
While a growing number of professional sports leagues are supporting esports, not everyone is too pleased that they're doing so. This weekend, fans of two Swiss soccer teams -- Young Boys and Bas...
08:20 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget 'Alto's Adventure' arrives on Mac for $10
If you're a fan of Alto's Adventure, you might be pleased to know you can at long last play the revered endless runner on Mac. It's available on the redesigned Mac App Store for $10. Al...
07:58 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Bumble forges ahead with Tinder countersuit while pursuing an IPO
Earlier this year, the Match Group, which owns the dating service Tinder, filed a lawsuit against rival Bumble, alleging that the company had infringed on patents and misused intellectual property. Ju...
07:37 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Slack buys and shuts down intelligent email app Astro
Slack has acquired email app company Astro and it will be using the company's expertise to better incorporate email into Slack channels. The company said that with over 50 million channels create...
07:16 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Apple Watch Series 4 teardown exposes all the big changes
Apple Watch Series 4 brings a lot of changes, but how much has it changed on the inside? Quite a bit, actually -- iFixit has torn down the new smartwatch, and it's clear that this was Apple'...
07:11 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Waze navigation is now available on Apple CarPlay
If you're an iPhone owner in need of driving directions, you've probably had one thing on your mind since June: when will that version of Waze with CarPlay support show up? Thankfully, you ...
06:49 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Microsoft releases Office 2019 for Mac and Windows
Just because Microsoft is bent on moving everyone to cloud-based subscriptions doesn't mean it has forgotten about those who want a one-and-done purchase. The company is rolling out Office 2019 ...
06:35 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Ancestry hopes you'll share your DNA for a custom Spotify playlist
What would your music selection sound like if it reflected every last bit of your genealogy? Ancestry can tell you... if you're willing to shed some control. The company has partnered with Spot...
06:17 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Comcast makes sizable investment in Tile
Comcast has made a significant investment in Tile, TechCrunch reports, and the two companies will work together on products and marketing going forward. Though numbers aren't being disclosed, som...
05:55 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Google Lens is coming to Image search results
Google is celebrating the twentieth birthday of its search engine, and is continuing to make changes to the way we find information. Searches are getting more visual, and the results that Google deliv...
05:55 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Google Feed gets renamed Discover, will appear on mobile homepage
Last year, Google announced Feed, a personalized news feed that lives under the Google search box in the mobile app. Today, however, the company is rebranding Feed to Discover. You'll still get t...
05:42 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget T-Mobile relaunches prepaid service with Amazon and Google perks
T-Mobile hasn't showered much of its attention on its prepaid MetroPCS brand, but it's rectifying that omission today. It's relaunching the budget carrier as Metro, and introducing unli...
05:36 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Google's new activity cards will save your previous searches
It's been twenty years since Google launched its search engine, and today it's hard to imagine a world without it. At an event in San Francisco today, the company announced new features to S...
05:19 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Snapchat will let you shop on Amazon using its camera
Snapchat will soon let you use its camera to shop for products on Amazon, following reports that such a tool was on the way. When you point the camera at a product or barcode and hold your finger on i...
05:01 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget macOS Mojave is now available for download
If you've been waiting (im)patiently for MacOS 10.14, better known as Mojave, then this is your day. You can now download and install the new operating system on your compatible Mac system....
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget macOS Mojave is out today. Heres what to expect.
While Apple didn't talk much about Macs at its big iPhone event two weeks ago, we did learn that macOS Mojave would be released on September 24th. Well, here we are. I've been testing a fina...
04:43 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Microsoft merges search across Windows 10, Office, Edge and Bing
Amid hardware updates and other announcements at Ignite 2018 Monday, Microsoft said it's releasing a string of new features to boost productivity, including one major change that will affect how ...
04:03 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget What will Android look like in the next ten years?
A decade ago, Android launched... to a world of challenges. But back in 2008, Google wasn't worried about artificial intelligence, it was just trying to make a stable mobile operating system. One...
03:49 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Microsofts AI tech will aid humanitarian efforts
Microsoft is offering up its AI technology to those working on humanitarian efforts around the world. Over the next five years, its AI for Humanitarian Action program will put $40 million towards init...
03:32 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Apple has completed its acquisition of music recognition app Shazam
Back in December of 2017, Apple announced it would purchase the music discovery service Shazam. Now, that acquisition is complete, and it means that the Shazam app experience will soon be ad-free for ...
03:18 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Death Stranding adds Troy Baker to its star-studded cast
Death Stranding's latest trailer sans gameplay footage has debuted at the Tokyo Games Show. Again, the talking point is the game's star power, with one Troy Baker (of Uncharted and Telltale&...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget 'The Gardens Between' is a bittersweet time-bending puzzler
How much of your childhood do you remember? Fleeting moments, I suspect, that made you chuckle, laugh or sob. The days you spent with classmates, perhaps, pulling pranks or killing time during summer ...
02:32 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget YubiKey 5s FIDO2 support will help you ditch passwords entirely
If you're looking to ditch passwords altogether, then Yubico has some good news for you. The company touts its new YubiKey 5 series as the first to support FIDO2, a standard that allows you to lo...
02:10 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Microsofts Surface Hub 2 can be upgraded with a CPU cartridge
Microsoft's Surface Hub 2 will officially arrive in the second quarter of next year -- but not in the way you expect. During its Ignite conference today, the company revealed that it'll offe...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Sony Xperia XZ3 review: One flagship too many
This isn't a case of d&eacute;j&agrave; vu -- Sony is indeed launching yet another high-end handset next month. The new Xperia XZ3 is the latest in Sony's rapid-fire approach to smar...
01:29 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Google is quietly logging users into Chrome, but it's not all bad
Google has found itself under fire over a recent change the company made to the way users sign into its Chrome browser. Released in early September, Chrome 69 logs the user in automatically at the mom...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Roku's tiny Premiere box brings 4K streaming down to $40
At this point, Roku's only option with streaming players is to make them cheaper and more capable. And so we have the new Premiere and Premiere+, the company's lowest-priced 4K HDR players y...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Alaska Airlines is offering VR movies during certain flights
Some first class Alaska Airlines passengers might find themselves face to face with a virtual reality headset rather than the plane's usual in-flight entertainment system. The airline will pilot ...
12:25 pm -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget WhatsApp hires grievance officer to battle fake news in India
WhatsApp has hired a grievance officer for India in order to meet a key demand set by the country's government to halt the spread of fake messages that triggered mob lynchings. In an update to it...
11:50 am -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget SiriusXM acquires Pandora for $3.5 billion
Pandora's search for a buyer is over. SiriusXM, which previously invested $480 million in the music streaming service, is now acquiring it outright in an all-stock deal worth $3.5 billion. It giv...
11:25 am -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Tokyo cafe to use robot waiters operated by people with physical disabilities
Japan is taking steps to fight social isolation by employing robots in as many aspects of life as possible. After introducing autonomous robots in various roles in a hospital and a number of nursing h...
10:45 am -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Android is ten years old
Good morning there! Google's Android has reached ten years, setting up a few weeks of milestone anniversaries for the tech company. (Expect to hear more from Mountain View later this week...) We&...
07:54 am -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Skeletal stem cells could regrow damaged bones
Believe it or not, scientists are still discovering new forms of stem cells -- and these latest examples could shake up how doctors treat a multitude of common injuries. A Stanford-led research team h...
05:29 am -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Casio's see-through G-Shock watches are an icy blast of nostalgia
Casio's G-Shock watch line is enjoying a bit of a renaissance on its 35th anniversary (you can even get a full metal model if you like), and the company is making the most of it with some particu...
03:04 am -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Deezer's AI mood detection could lead to smarter song playlists
Astute listeners know that you can't gauge a song's mood solely through the instrumentation or the lyrics, but that's often what AI has been asked to do -- and that's not much help...
01:36 am -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Tesla is hand-delivering the Model 3 to speed up sales
Tesla is determined to move as many EVs as it can before its summer quarter is over, and that includes saving you from even a short trip to get your vehicle. Electrek has learned that the company just...
12:05 am -04 - Mon, September 24, 2018
Engadget Airbnb hopes to give hosts a stake in the company
If Airbnb has its way, hosting travelers won't just get you some spending money -- it'll get you a stake in the company's future. Axios has discovered that Airbnb sent a letter to the S...
10:33 pm -04 - Sun, September 23, 2018
Engadget The early 'Phoenix Wright' games are heading to PC and more consoles
Phoenix Wright, Maya Fey and their gang of falsely accused clients are making their way to more platforms in the West. At the 2018 Tokyo Game Show, Capcom has announced that the Phoenix Wright: Ace At...
09:04 pm -04 - Sun, September 23, 2018
Engadget Toyota expected to add Android Auto to its cars
Toyota joined the modern era when it started adding CarPlay to its vehicles early in 2018, but that hasn't done you much good if you're an Android user. You might get some relief soon, thou...
07:00 pm -04 - Sun, September 23, 2018
Engadget The best microwave
By Michael Sullivan, Tim Heffernan, Ganda Suthivarakom and Jessie KissingerThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editoria...
05:29 pm -04 - Sun, September 23, 2018
Engadget Porsche is the first German car maker to drop diesel
German brands have stuck to diesel in spite of the fallout from VW's Dieselgate, but they're starting to bow under pressure. Porsche has become the first German automaker to drop diesel from...
04:00 pm -04 - Sun, September 23, 2018
Engadget After Math: To infinity... and Taiwan!
Apparently, this was the week to shoot for the Moon, in some ways more literally than others. SpaceX announced on Monday that it'd found its first Guinea Pi- I mean "paying customer" fo...
02:33 pm -04 - Sun, September 23, 2018
Engadget Bragi sues OnePlus in Europe for using the word 'Dash'
Do you see much of a connection between smart earbuds and fast smartphone charging? No? Bragi would beg to differ. The audio company has sued OnePlus in the European Union for allegedly infringing on ...
01:00 pm -04 - Sun, September 23, 2018
Engadget Android at 10: Google's mobile OS has come a long way
The mobile world is celebrating a momentous anniversary today: Android is ten years old. The T-Mobile G1 (and Android 1.0) made its debut on September 23rd, 2008, launching both a new operating system...
10:32 am -04 - Sun, September 23, 2018
Engadget Japan's Hayabusa 2 mission lands on target asteroid
After months of hovering around its target, Japan's Hayabusa 2 mission has made contact. Two of the host spacecraft's landers (ROVER-1A and 1B) have touched down on the surface of the aster...
07:43 am -04 - Sun, September 23, 2018
Engadget Sennheiser is making spatial audio accessories for Magic Leap
Magic Leap has teamed up with audio giant Sennheiser to help it "explore and enhance [its] spatial audio accessory solutions." The secretive mixed reality-maker's first headset, the One...
03:45 am -04 - Sun, September 23, 2018
Engadget Google and uBreakiFix provide free Pixel repairs to hurricane victims
If you own one of Google's Pixel phones and it fell victim to Hurricane Florence, relief might be at hand. Google is partnering with uBreakiFix to offer free repairs for any Pixel phone damaged ...
02:10 am -04 - Sun, September 23, 2018
Engadget Logitech's latest media keyboard is designed for your smart TV
There aren't many media keyboards devoted to smart TVs (they tend to be built for home theater PCs), but Logitech might have just given you another viable option. Its new K600 offers a compact k...
12:36 am -04 - Sun, September 23, 2018
Engadget Tommy Wiseau's wonderfully terrible 'The Room' is free on YouTube
You no longer have to go to a special screening (or track down bootlegs) to watch The Room. Tommy Wiseau has posted his so-bad-it's-good classic movie on YouTube for free in its entirety. If yo...
11:07 pm -04 - Sat, September 22, 2018
Engadget White House downplays talk of executive order targeting internet bias
Is President Trump looking at an executive order that would investigate internet companies over his accusations of political bias? Not officially... although the government isn't strictly denying...
09:36 pm -04 - Sat, September 22, 2018
Engadget 3D gun distributor Cody Wilson deported to the US
Authorities aren't wasting any time bringing Cody Wilson, the owner of 3D-printed gun maker Defense Distributed, back to the US. Taiwan officials deported Wilson to the US on September 22nd follo...
08:04 pm -04 - Sat, September 22, 2018
Engadget Comcast to acquire Sky for $39 billion following bidding war
The fierce bidding battle over Sky has come to a close -- Comcast has successfully outbid 21st Century Fox to acquire the UK media giant for $39 billion. It clinched the deal following an unusual bli...
06:35 pm -04 - Sat, September 22, 2018
Engadget Apple reportedly delays original shows over mature content
Apple has skewed toward safer fare for its upcoming streaming video service (with occasional exceptions), and it now looks like that might be creating problems for a few shows. Wall Street Journal sou...
05:03 pm -04 - Sat, September 22, 2018
Engadget NextVR brings virtual reality broadcasts to the Oculus Rift
NextVR provides access to immersive sports and entertainment broadcasts for a number of virtual reality headsets, but it had a huge Oculus-shaped gap in its compatibility list. Now, the platform has f...
03:32 pm -04 - Sat, September 22, 2018
Engadget Google Drive 'Priority' AI monitors your team to surface the right files
Google's 'G Suite' of apps and services has been applying machine learning everywhere over the last couple of years, and the latest update it's testing for Google Drive goes a bit ...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 22, 2018
Engadget Recommended Reading: The reality of sci-fi's AI immortality obsession
Are Hosts, Replicants, and robot clones closer than we think?Jayson Greene,The RingerBlack Mirror already uncomfortably aligns with the real world, but we might be even closer to more advanced concept...
12:30 pm -04 - Sat, September 22, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! We have the iPhone XS review you've been waiting for, plus some shocking news from Telltale Games....
11:32 am -04 - Sat, September 22, 2018
Engadget Epson's latest LCD projector does 4K for $2,000
If you need another option for a 4K projector that won't completely break the bank, Epson recently introduced this Home Cinema 4010. Like the BenQ HT-2550 projector we reviewed earlier this year,...
07:42 am -04 - Sat, September 22, 2018
Engadget Bluetooth key fob for Tesla Model 3 spotted in FCC pictures
Among the quirks of the Tesla Model 3 is that unlike most cars, it doesn't come with a traditional key or key fob at all. Instead, it relies mostly on a Bluetooth Low Energy link to its owner...
03:16 am -04 - Sat, September 22, 2018
Engadget SpaceX gives us a glimpse of its Mars base vision
SpaceX chief Elon Musk has tweeted two photos that give us a peek into the company's Martian dreams. One of the images shows the BFR, the massive rocket SpaceX is developing for deep space missio...
02:45 am -04 - Sat, September 22, 2018
Engadget Belkin's wireless charging dock handles your iPhone XS and Apple Watch
While we wait to see if Apple's AirPower mat will ever make an appearance, owners of new iPhones and Apple Watches who want to charge both at the same time could consider this Belkin dock. The BO...
01:50 am -04 - Sat, September 22, 2018
Engadget Lawmakers want to expand AMBER Alerts to US territories
Two US lawmakers have introduced legislation that would help expand the AMBER Alert system to all territories, which include American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Marianas Islands, Puerto Rico and the US...
12:45 am -04 - Sat, September 22, 2018
Engadget 'Overwatch' tests new colorblind options and tweaked Torbjrn
Ever since Overwatch debuted, Blizzard has continued to poke and prod at the game by adding heroes, game modes, maps and making tweaks to existing content to keep players interested. With a game that ...
11:29 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite' will add more audio cues to help you hunt rivals
Play enough Fortnite and you'll know that audio cues can make all the difference -- footsteps are your cue to get ready for a fight (or, let's be honest, run for the hills). To that end, Epi...
10:51 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget OnePlus rolls out its version of Android Pie
OnePlus isn't wasting too much time in bringing its version of Android Pie to its phones. A little over a month after Google released the OS, OnePlus is rolling out OxygenOS 9.0, which includes P...
10:03 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget NYT lawsuit accuses FCC of withholding evidence of Russian meddling
Are you frustrated that the FCC has been reluctant to cooperate with investigations into fake anti-net neutrality comments? So is the New York Times. The newspaper has sued the FCC after the regulator...
09:31 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Instagram says its not working on a regram feature
Rumors of an Instagram regram function have circulated a number of times, and they were renewed this week when The Verge reported that the company was working on a reshare feature. But while Instagram...
08:59 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Streaming accounts for 75 percent of music industry revenue in the US
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has released music industry revenue statistics for the first half of 2018 in the US, and on average, revenue growth has slowed. While overall reven...
08:32 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget 'Walking Dead' studio Telltale lays off most of its staff (updated)
Telltale Games, the studio behind titles such as The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us, has laid off most of its staff in what it's calling a "majority studio closure." The publisher t...
08:04 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Google tests see-through mode, better motion tracking for Daydream
Google has introduced some new experimental features for developers working with the Lenovo Mirage Solo, the standalone Daydream headset released earlier this year. First up is see-through mode, a set...
07:46 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Lockly's smart locks promise better security through algorithms
Lockly thinks it has what it takes to stand out in the nascent smart lock market. Its latest model, the Secure Plus, uses a 3D fingerprint sensor combined with proprietary algorithm-based passcode tec...
07:17 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Twitter bug sent some DMs to developers for over a year
A bug in one of Twitter's APIs may have caused unauthorized developers to receive some users' direct messages and protected tweets. Twitter says it hasn't yet discovered evidence that a...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget FCCs Ajit Pai labels California net neutrality law 'illegal'
FCC head honcho, Ajit Pai, didn't mince words in comments regarding California's recent passing of a tough net neutrality bill. In his keynote speech for neoconservative policy organization ...
06:35 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget T-Mobile aims to lower broadband prices with its 5G service
More and more companies are turning to at-home 5G service to fill in the gaps in availability of broadband internet. Now, T-Mobile has revealed details about its plans for at-home 5G service to the FC...
06:12 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget PayPal is the latest company to ban InfoWars
InfoWars has been issued another ban, this time from PayPal. The company notified InfoWars on Thursday that it would no longer process the site's store transactions, giving InfoWars 10 days to fi...
05:51 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Amazons gadgets dont have to be pretty so long as theyre cheap
We've reached peak consumerism. At Amazon's event this week, it announced a whopping 70 new features and devices, including three new speakers, a revamped FireTV, an in-car dongle, an update...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Apple iPhone XS and XS Max review: Pricey but future-proof
When Apple introduced the iPhone X last year, it didn't just release a new phone &mdash; it presented a new vision of what iPhones should be. The fact that the X became Apple's top-selli...
05:11 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Samsung makes it easier to avoid Bixby on the Note 9
Samsung's Bixby isn't exactly the most popular voice assistant, which is why some Galaxy Note 9 owners have been frustrated by the inclusion of a Bixby button on their handset. One tap would...
04:49 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Razer's new headset frees your beautiful face while streaming games
If you're into streaming games on the likes of Twitch, YouTube or Mixer and you'd like to showcase more of your beautiful face to your viewers, Razer's Ifrit headset might be worth your...
04:21 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Apple snags Chris Evans for limited series Defending Jacob
Chris Evans is the latest star to join Apple's growing TV lineup. The actor, known for playing Captain America, will lead Defending Jacob, a limited series based on a 2012 novel by William Landay...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget How to clean earbuds and headphones
By Lauren DraganThis 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...
03:40 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget 3D gun publisher Cody Wilson was arrested in Taiwan
Cody Wilson, owner of Defense Distributed, a company currently involved in a legal battle over whether it can legally sell plans for 3D-printed guns, has been arrested in Taiwan, BuzzFeed News reports...
03:17 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Facebook will no longer offer political candidates in-person support
Facebook has apparently decided keep its distance from political candidates' campaigns going forward. According to Bloomberg and Reuters, the social network will no longer dispatch employees to s...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget How to buy a turntable
So you want to start collecting vinyl. Great! Record sales have been steadily climbing, and in March, physical music outsold downloads for the first time in six years. You might've even started b...
02:34 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget iPhone XS teardown shows few changes aside from the battery
You know it was only a matter of time before the people over at iFixit tore apart Apple's latest and greatest smartphones. For the first time, they took their screwdrivers and tools to two phones...
02:15 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Sokpop is selling indie games like a magazine subscription
There are many ways to buy a video game. You can snag a physical copy, peruse a digital store like Steam, or subscribe to massive Netflix-style services such as PlayStation Now and Xbox Games Pass. Th...
01:47 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget White House sanctions quicker response to foreign cyber attacks
This week, the White House approved a new policy that allows the military to undertake actions that fall below the "use of force" threshold. This frees up military organizations to engage in...
01:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget If Amazon wants Alexa everywhere, it needs better language support
I can't profess to fully understand all of the complexities of localizing services for various languages, nuances, accents and dialects -- let alone where voice recognition is concerned. However,...
01:11 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Inboard's new e-scooter packs swappable batteries
Having raised $8 million and conquered Shark Tank, electric skateboard-maker Inboard Technology is now taking aim at Uber, Bird, and Lime with its first e-scooter, dubbed the "Glider". Toute...
12:20 pm -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Spotify taps DJ Semtex for hip-hop culture podcast
Following in the footsteps of Zane Lowe and Ryan Newman, hip-hop aficionado DJ Semtex is the latest BBC Radio veteran to jump ship to a music streaming service. He'll be handling co-presenting du...
11:35 am -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Audible comes to the Apple Watch
Apple's latest Watch Series 4 has enough power to free you from your phone, but apart from music, there aren't a ton of entertainment options. Now, Audible's audiobook app has come to t...
10:49 am -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Amazon's Alexa-powered microwave, iOS 12 reviewed
The Alexa-powered Amazon microwave you didn't ask for is here. The company's big hardware splurge encompasses your car, your kitchen and even your walls. There's upgraded Echo devices, ...
10:15 am -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Four 'Star Trek: Discovery' shorts are coming to CBS All Access
CBS All Access is getting a quartet of Star Trek: Discovery preludes to tide you over until the show's return in early 2019. Star Trek: Short Treks is comprised of four standalone episodes, descr...
09:25 am -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Skype chats are coming to Alexa devices
Aside from all of the Alexa-connected hardware, there's one more big development coming for Amazon's technology: integration with Skype. Microsoft and Amazon said that voice and video calls ...
08:05 am -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Facebook could launch its video chat devices this month
Facebook will finally reveal its long-rumored video chat device called "Portal" next week, according to financial website Cheddar. A previous report by the same publication said the company ...
05:57 am -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Bing implements Google's fast-loading AMP tech
If you're in the US and use Bing as your search engine on mobile, you might start coming across AMP's lightning bolt in the results page. While Microsoft already uses AMP in some of its apps...
03:41 am -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Jordan XXXIII adds lacing tech 'informed' by Nike's HyperAdapt
Tonight Nike's Jordan Brand unveiled the Air Jordan 33, and besides a design that harkens back to the Jordan III shoe from 1988, it includes technology relating to a more recent model. The "...
02:24 am -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Walmart turns to VR and Oculus Go for associates' training
Walmart is harnessing the power of virtual reality to train over a million associates across the country. The big-box retailer will deploy 17,000 Oculus Go headsets to almost all of its 5,000 stores i...
01:03 am -04 - Fri, September 21, 2018
Engadget Amazon's new Echo lineup targets Google, Apple and Sonos
It wouldn't be an Amazon event without a slew of new Echo devices, and this time is no different. The company announced not one, not two, but seven new Echo products today at an event today in Se...
11:39 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Jordan Peele will host CBS All Access Twilight Zone reboot
We knew that CBS was working on a Twilight Zone reboot and that it was being produced by Jordan Peele. Now the company has released a short teaser that reveals Peele will also host and narrate the new...
10:56 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Blizzard bans third-party 'Overwatch' stats apps
Blizzard has declared that players are not allowed to use certain third-party Overwatch stat-tracking apps. The company said running software such as Visor and Pursuit while playing the game violates ...
10:28 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Tesla Model 3 receives a perfect safety rating from NHTSA
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has given the Tesla Model 3 five-star ratings in every single category. That includes the overall front, overall side, side barrier, side pol...
09:55 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Twitch is reportedly blocked in China
Last month, Twitch became the third most popular free app on China's App Store as users wanting to watch the Asian Games flocked to the app. But now, Abacus reports, residents in China are findin...
09:40 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget For Amazon, better skills mean bigger ad revenue
Amazon is improving its Alexa voice assistant with each new update, enabling more natural conversation patterns and upgrading the system's ability to understand complex or vague questions. All of...
09:15 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Amazon's Alexa-powered microwave is pretty unnecessary
One of the most surprising announcements from today's Amazon event was a microwave oven, of all things. It's part of the AmazonBasics line of products, and you can use it for reheating food,...
09:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Here's every Alexa device Amazon announced today
Amazon caused a few gasps at its Alexa event Thursday when it revealed it had 70 things to announce. If that sounds like a lot to take in, fret not -- not all of those were hardware announcements. We&...
08:55 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Huawei's new AirPod-like Freepods can wirelessly charge your phone
Apple's stumbles with wireless charging could be Huawei's gain. The Chinese tech giant's upcoming Freebuds 2 Pro truly wireless earbuds look an awful lot like Apple's AirPods and i...
08:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $30 on a Crucial MX500 1TB SSD
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...
08:02 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Amazon's 2018 Echo Show finally gets it right
When the original Echo Show debuted last year, plenty of people (including us) made fun of its chunky and bulky design. Well, Amazon must've taken those comments to heart, because the new Echo Sh...
07:56 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Veronica Mars reboot is coming to Hulu in 2019
Rumors have been swirling that a Veronica Mars reboot is on the way and series lead Kristen Bell just confirmed it. She tweeted today that a new series is headed to Hulu, as are all of the back episod...
07:38 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget PlayStation Now users can download certain PS4 and PS2 games
The biggest hindrance to Sony's PlayStation Now streaming service is lag. Because the game isn't stored locally, whatever device you're playing on has to send your button mashing back t...
07:14 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Google responds to lawmaker concerns over Gmail scanning
In July, Senators John Thune (R-SD), Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) sent Google a letter that sought information on Google's practice of allowing third-party app developers access to ...
07:06 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Hulus website looks different today
Hulu.com has a fresh face today, following a design update that emphasizes thumbnails and hovering. It's a clean, graphic look, and Hulu has worked to keep the number of clicks to a minimum....
06:56 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget This might be Google's first Chrome OS tablet
If you suspect that Google might have more to show at its October 9th event than the Pixel 3 series and the Home Hub, your theory could be well-founded. About Chromebooks has discovered a Chrome OS ta...
06:31 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Amazon's Echo Auto puts Alexa in any car
A growing number of cars have Alexa built-in, but what if yours don't? Amazon has its own solution: Echo Auto. The new peripheral uses your phone's cellular connection (through a Bluetooth l...
06:19 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Fire TV Recast offers both DVR and streaming on the go
Today, at a hardware event that took place in Seattle, Amazon announced its first DVR called the Fire TV Recast. You can pre-order today starting at $230 for two tuners (recording two shows at once) a...
06:14 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Amazon's new Echo Show packs a larger display and improved audio
Amazon's seemingly non-stop device announcements now include a revamp of its first smart display. The internet giant has unveiled a second-generation Echo Show that ditches the (frankly boring) l...
06:09 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget The new Ring Stick Up Cam works with Ring Alarm security system
Amazon is rolling out a bunch of new gadgets today, a few of which are focused on home security. Among those is a new Ring Stick Up Cam, which will come in both wired and battery-powered versions. It ...
06:01 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Alexa Guard makes your Echo a home security device
Amazon got into the home security game this year, first by buying Ring and then through the launch of full home security packages. As part of its massive Alexa event today, the company is announcing a...
05:58 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget There's even an Alexa-enabled Amazon wall clock
Amazon has grand plans to connect every single device in your home to the Alexa ecosystem. Today it expanded this reach to your walls with the Echo Wall Clock, which looks a lot like a standard analog...
05:45 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget The AmazonBasics Microwave is powered by Alexa
Amazon is continuing its quest to make as many of its own Alexa devices as possible, launching a slew of new gadgets and features at its event in Seattle today. One of the more unusual announcements i...
05:45 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Amazon's smart plugs put Alexa in every power socket
As if having access to Alexa on your phone and in your speakers or even car weren't enough, Amazon now has a way to put its digital assistant in literally every room of your house. At its press c...
05:43 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Amazon's Echo Input offers Alexa for your existing speakers
The latest gadget Amazon is shoehorning Alexa into is an audio dongle called the Echo Input. The $34.99 media bridge has line inputs, Bluetooth and a far field mic. Think of it like a combo Chromecast...
05:42 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Amazon's Echo Link is its answer to high-end audio
While the Echo Dot's ability to plug into existing speakers is nice, it's not something fans of high-end audio would hook up to their home theatre. Amazon is hoping to win over those audioph...
05:32 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Amazon's new Echo Plus has a better speaker and temperature sensor
The rumors of a big Amazon hardware event were true, and we're getting a look at all the Alexa-focused devices the company is showing off for the upcoming holiday season. Even though it's on...
05:26 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Amazon's Echo Sub adds some much-needed bass to its smart speakers
The Echo is a fine enough smart speaker, but what it's lacking is any sort of oomph in terms of sound quality. That's why Amazon will release the Echo Sub this October. The diminutive bass-m...
05:21 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Amazon's new Echo Dot offers better sound at the same price
As rumored, Amazon isn't playing around and it's getting ready to launch a slew of Alexa-powered devices. First up, it's a new Echo Dot, which the company says offers better sound than ...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Giphy's GIFs are sliding into Instagram DMs
Instagram and Giphy are teaming up yet again after their original partnership was marred by a racist GIF that slipped through the cracks. After bringing GIFs to Stories earlier this year, Instagram is...
04:50 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget 'Daredevil' season three premieres October 19th
It's been a long, long wait for a third season of Daredevil, but it's very nearly here. Netflix has confirmed that the next installment of its landmark superhero show will debut October 19t...
04:42 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget John Hancock will require fitness tracking for life insurance
Life insurance company John Hancock will stop offering traditional policies, according to Venture Beat. Instead, the company, which is one of the oldest and largest life insurance underwriters in the ...
04:23 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Mirai botnet hackers will serve their time working for the FBI
In December, three individuals behind the Mirai botnet pleaded guilty to federal charges that carried sentences of up to five years in prison and $250,000 in fines. But at a hearing held Tuesday, the ...
04:02 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Capcom releases 'Mega Man' classics cartridges
As promised, Capcom's Mega Man 2 and Mega Man X playable game cartridges are available now from iam8bit's online store for $100 each. Meaning if you put in a pre-order for either -- or both ...
03:42 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Gmail users will be able to opt out of Smart Replies on desktop
Google's big Gmail redesign, which will become the default for users next month, includes a feature called Smart Reply -- short responses at the bottom of an email that users can choose to send i...
03:21 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Google Home Mini was the top selling smart speaker in Q2
Alexa had better watch out: Google, not Amazon, had the bestselling smart speaker worldwide in Q2 of 2018. The Google Home Mini had a 20 percent market share during that quarter, selling 2.3 million u...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget It took ESPN just over five months to hit one million subscribers
ESPN+, a streaming service for the dedicated sports fan, launched back in April. Today, the Walt Disney Company, ESPN's owner, announced that the service has one million paid subscribers. That�...
02:45 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Instagram may tidy up captions by hiding hashtags
Instagram appears to be testing a way to add hashtags to a post without having to include them in the caption itself. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong spotted the feature and tweeted a screenshot of a...
02:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Photokina 2018: What to expect
Starting on September 25th, camera obsessives will converge on Cologne for Photokina 2018, the world's largest camera show. This year has been the the busiest for cameras in a long while, with Ni...
02:19 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Spotify offers free direct uploads for indie artists
Spotify is making life easier for indie artists who want to get their music on the service by letting them directly upload their own tracks without having to go through an intermediary like a label or...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Apple iOS 12 review: Less mess
The wait is over: After a splashy announcement at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference in June, iOS 12 is finally ready. And the best part? While it's far from the flashiest iPhone update ...
01:42 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Tap's wearable keyboard makes typing in VR applications a breeze
To date, the VR experience has largely centered around games and entertainment -- doing any actual work, such as typing up a document or sending an email, has been a slow and cumbersome process due to...
01:22 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Valve gives its Knuckles finger tracker better battery life
Valve has debuted the latest Knuckles EV3 VR finger tracking controller with subtle improvements that show it's nearly ready for a consumer release. The biggest update to the latest developer kit...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Amazon's Alexa event will take place today at 1:30 PM ET
For those who've been wondering just when Amazon's mysterious event is going to be, you need wait no longer. That day is today, and it'll take place in the company's Seattle headqu...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget GoPro Hero 7 Black review: An action camera for the social age
Ever wondered why GoPro's flagship camera is called "the Black" but has always been silver or gray? Well, with the Hero 7, the company has righted that wrong. Cognitive dissonance aside...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Amazon's Alexa event will take place today at 1:00 PM ET
For those who've been wondering just when Amazon's mysterious event is going to be, you need wait no longer. That day is today, and it'll take place in the company's Seattle headqu...
12:39 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Valve will start moderating comments on Steam
Starting on September 25, Valve will "review" community comments across Stream's game hubs. Reported discussion threads and individual posts will fall on the desk of the platform's...
12:21 pm -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Switch NES emulator already hacked to run unofficial games
Nintendo Switch Online has barely been live a day and hackers have already had their way with it. According to a modder who goes by the name KapuccinoHeck, it's pretty easy to load your own ROMs ...
11:57 am -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Equifax faces 500,000 fine in the UK over massive data breach
UK officials have slapped Equifax with a &pound;500,000 (US$660,000) fine for failing to protect up to 15 million citizens' personal data. The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has...
11:35 am -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Facebook's Dating feature aims to prevent harassment and dick pics
Where will you meet your next bae? If Facebook has anything to do with it, it'll be through its new dating feature, which it's now testing in Colombia. Announced back in May at the F8 develo...
11:18 am -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Nest is secretly planning a move into digital health for elders
Nest is quietly planning a move into digital healthcare off the back of its purchase of Seattle-based startup Senosis Health. Google's smart home brand has remained tight-lipped since the deal ca...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Garmin built a Spider-Man activity tracker for kids
Spider-Man is seemingly everywhere this year. The web slinger jumped off cinema screens in Avengers: Infinity War and on to his first console game in years, the universally-acclaimed Marvel's Spi...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Playing 'Angry Birds' in real life
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's time to give out some early impressions of Apple's latest Watch and find out what happens when Angry Birds meets the real world. Oh, and if you thin...
10:29 am -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget 'Resident Evil 2' remake's Story trailer features familiar faces
We got our hands on Capcom's Resident Evil 2 remake earlier this year at E3 2018, but now it's showing off a "Story" trailer and some familiar characters at the Tokyo Game Show. It...
10:03 am -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Apple Music on Android Auto is available to everyone
For those who'd rather diversify than remain loyal to one platform or brand, cross-platform support is a godsend. Apple Music, for instance, has finally rolled out an update that adds support for...
09:27 am -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget You cant make a reality game show out of social media
Technology's ubiquity has become a real problem for the entertainment industry because life is easier now. There's a reason that horror films these days always seem to feature a shot of some...
08:40 am -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget GoPro's Hero 7 camera trio leaked
The early leaks were true, and then another leak ruined everything. Spotted by The Verge, retailer B&amp;H has released all the details (prices and release date aside) on the Hero 7 action camera ...
08:40 am -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget GoPro unveils three Hero 7 cameras starting at $199 (updated)
The leaks were true, and then the subsequent leaks covered nearly everything else. GoPro has unveiled the Hero 7 action camera family, and the focus this year is on the basics -- that is, an easy-to-u...
07:47 am -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Samsung's mid-range Galaxy A7 has a triple camera setup
Triple-camera smartphones are officially the new normal. Samsung has unveiled the mid-range Galaxy A7 with three cameras at the rear: an 8-megapixel shooter with an ultra-wide 120 degree lens, a 24-me...
07:11 am -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Sony will cease PS Vita production in Japan next year
At the 2018 Tokyo Game Show, Sony has announced the birth of a new product and what could possibly be the final nail in the coffin for another. Sony Interactive Entertainment SVP Hiroyuki Oda has reve...
05:48 am -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget PlayStation Classic and original PlayStation, side by side
At the Tokyo Game Show Sony showed off its PlayStation Classic system for the first time in person. Engadget Japan editor Ei Ito said it wasn't playable so we don't know if this is just a mo...
02:35 am -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Ticketmaster caught enlisting pro scalpers for online resales
Ticketmaster claims it's fighting scalpers tooth and nail, but it may be aiding them in private. Expos&eacute;s at CBC News and the Toronto Star have shown the company courting professional ...
01:26 am -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Owner of 3D-printed gun company wanted on sexual assault charge
Cody Wilson, owner of Defense Distributed and at the center of lawsuits over the ability to sell plans for 3D-printed guns online, is now wanted by the US Marshals. Wilson has been charged with sexual...
12:41 am -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Apple's bigger, better Watch Series 4 makes a great first impression
Apple's new iPhones are impressive and all, but I'd argue the company's new Watch Series 4 stole the show in Cupertino last week. In addition to the first major redesign in the wearable...
12:29 am -04 - Thu, September 20, 2018
Engadget Jaguar's next-gen Formula E race car packs more power
The next wave of Formula E cars is finally trickling out, and it's clear they're considerably more exciting this season. Panasonic Jaguar Racing has unveiled the next generation of its race...
11:18 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget The ESA teamed with Nissan to build an off-road astronomy lab
Nissan unveiled its Navara Dark Sky concept vehicle at the Hannover Motor Show this week, and it's a vehicle designed for astronomers. The truck is an enhanced version of the automaker's Nav...
09:49 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Amazon Echo Sub and Smart Plug leak ahead of event
You might just be looking at some of the Alexa-powered devices due to show at Amazon's rumored hardware event this month. Pocket-lint has spotted listings (since pulled) for the Echo Sub wireles...
09:17 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Mars trips may involve less radiation exposure than previously thought
There's no question that the first human mission to Mars will be extremely dangerous. Some studies have suggested that the radiation levels would exceed the maximum career dose for a given astro...
08:45 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget California may ban terrible default passwords on connected devices
California looks set to enact a law that aims to protect connected devices against hackers. The state senate has sent Governor Jerry Brown draft legislation that could beef up security across the vast...
08:16 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Destiny 2: Forsaken's Gambit mode is open to everyone this weekend
With the base Destiny 2 free for PS Plus members through the month of September, Bungie is determined to sell newcomers on Forsaken -- and that means giving players a taste of what they're missin...
07:54 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Amazon could open 3,000 cashierless Go stores by 2021
Amazon now has four of its Go stores up and running -- three in Seattle and one in Chicago -- with at least one on the way in New York. And while we've heard that there are plans for San Francisc...
07:41 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Samsungs $1,800 Odyssey Z gaming laptop is on sale in the US
Samsung's Notebook Odyssey Z gaming laptop is now available in the US. The laptop, which features a slim design, a keyboard pushed to the lower portion of the tray and a right-side touchpad, come...
07:22 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Teenage Engineering's OP-Z synth finally goes on sale in October
We got our first look at Teenage Engineering's next synthesizer in early 2017, and now the company is gearing up to finally ship the portable instrument/control center. The OP-Z is set to go on s...
07:01 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Facebooks 'War Room' is its latest effort to protect elections
Facebook has more than 300 people working on protecting elections from misinformation aimed at influencing voters. But starting next week, the company will have one more weapon in its arsenal -- a War...
06:51 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Amazon shopping test recommends products based on your likes
Online stores have a common problem: you usually get recommendations based solely on what you've already seen or bought, which isn't much good if you don't know exactly what you're...
06:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Bose Sleepbuds review: Helpful but needs improvement
Bose, which is well-known for its quality (and pricey) audio equipment, went an interesting route with its latest piece of hardware. Two years ago, the company took to Indiegogo to gauge interest in a...
06:27 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget 'Red Dead Online' arrives this November
If you're preparing to strap on your cowboy boots and venture into the world of Red Dead Redemption 2 when the sequel hits consoles at the end of next month, you'll have to wait a little lon...
06:17 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Newegg fell victim to month-long card skimming hack
It's not just British companies succumbing to large-scale payment data breaches in recent weeks. RiskIQ and Volexity have discovered that hackers inserted Magecart card skimming code into Newegg...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Programmable 'skins' turn any household object into a robot
When you think of a robot, a certain image probably comes to mind. Maybe it's on wheels, maybe it's a dog, but it's probably a sizeable electronic machine built specifically for a purpo...
05:43 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Lyft Concierge lets businesses schedule flexible rides
Lyft's Concierge service, which opened up to all businesses earlier this year, lets companies and organizations hail rides for their customers, patients and employees. While it lets those busines...
05:21 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Telegram's move to Swift on iOS promises a more battery-friendly app
Since January, Telegram has operated two versions of its messaging app on Android and iOS: the original and an experimental one called Telegram X. The app was rewritten from scratch for X; it's b...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Why are people pretending to be dead on Instagram?
Ahmed Simrin, 15, is one of the millions of teenagers who uses Instagram. He doesn't post pictures on his page every day (there are two total), yet somehow he's managed to get nearly 3,000 p...
04:43 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget 'PUBG' could be en route to PlayStation 4 this year
Since 2017, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has been exclusive to PC and Xbox. That could be changing. The battle royale game may appear on PlayStation 4 soon if a Korean ratings board slip-up (spo...
04:23 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Spotify sued over executives' alleged gender discrimination
Spotify has been accused of turning a blind eye to sexism in its workplace. Former sales executive Hong Perez has sued the streaming service over allegations that male execs have perpetuated systemic ...
04:04 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Evernote cuts staff as user growth stalls
Note-taking app Evernote has fallen on hard times of late, culminating in its latest spate of job cuts impacting 15 percent of its workforce (54 employees). CEO Chris O' Neil -- an ex-Googler who...
03:41 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Fitbit leans hard into healthcare with a new enterprise offering
Today, Fitbit launched a new platform called Fitbit Care aimed at employers, health plans and health system that is aimed at wellness and preventing and managing disease. Fitbit Care is a combination ...
03:19 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Google provides 911 call centers with more accurate location data
Google is providing 911 operators with more accurate location information from callers using Android phones. The company has partnered with T-Mobile and emergency technology companies RapidSOS and Wes...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget What we're watching: 'Mandy,' 'Succession' and 'Great News'
This month, Reporter Timothy J. Seppala checks out the latest Nicolas Cage joint and explains why you should too, while Senior Editor Daniel Cooper returns from a break with impressions of some binge-...
02:42 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget iOS 12.1 beta hints at a new iPad this year
If you were bummed that Apple didn't release a refreshed iPad Pro at this month's event, then code from the iOS 12.1 beta might brighten your day. According to 9to5Mac, there's a daemon...
02:23 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Xiaomi's cheap handsets have ads in the Settings app
How much of a discount would it take for you to accept ads all over your phone? That's the question that Xiaomi seems to be asking its potential customers. A reddit user noticed that the fourth-l...
02:02 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Sega's Mega Drive Mini won't arrive until 2019
The retro console craze kicked off by Nintendo's NES and SNES classic systems, with Sony's miniature PS1 inbound, has proven bountiful for nostalgic gamers keen to relive their 8- to 32-bit ...
01:38 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Netflix series 'What/If' is a social thriller anthology
Netflix recently ordered 10 episodes of a new social thriller anthology entitled What/If with Renee Zellweger in a lead role. Now, the streaming service has announced the names of the actors joining t...
01:22 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget AT&T will power Airstream RVs' smart controls and mobile internet
Airstream revealed in early August that its 2019 Classic RVs will feature app-based smart controls and other high-tech features. Turns out the trailer-maker has teamed up with AT&amp;T to provide ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Loupedeck's photo-editing console now works for videos
Loupedeck announced the follow-up to its original photo-editing console back in June, with all its refinements and ergonomic upgrades. Now, the company is also giving its features a big boost: it'...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti review: To 4K 60 FPS, and beyond
NVIDIA's new RTX graphics cards are for the gamer that wants it all. I'm talking about 4K gaming beyond 60 frames per second, with the graphics settings dialed to the max. Both the RTX 2080 ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget 'Angry Birds' makes its Magic Leap debut
Magic Leap's long-awaited augmented reality headset finally debuted over a month ago, even if its $2,300 price tag makes it much too extravagant for most of us. Still, it's a pretty big step...
12:41 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Alibaba will build its own AI chip to support self-driving cars
Chinese internet giant Alibaba is doubling down on its chip manufacturing with a dedicated subsidiary, co-founder and chairman Jack Ma said at an event in Hangzhou this week. The company wants to laun...
12:22 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Greyhound joins the modern era with e-tickets on iPhones
Intercity bus service Greyhound might not be the quickest way of getting around, but purchasing tickets is at least a bit faster now thanks to the new (and arguably well overdue) e-ticketing feature o...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget 'FIFA 19' has everything it needs to be the best
I've always tried to love FIFA and Pro Evolution Soccer equally, though there are years when one franchise wins me over the other -- even if it's by a tiny bit. You can always count on the g...
11:29 am -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Apple pays off its $15.4 billion Irish tax bill
The EU is to drop its litigation against Apple over its cosy tax relationship with Ireland now that the iPhone-maker has paid back 13.2 billion Euros ($15.4 billion) in back taxes, plus interest of 1....
11:01 am -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget US Senate passes bill modernizing music licensing and payouts
The US Senate has unanimously passed the Music Modernization Act, which aims to bring the way the music business works in line with the digital age. Providing the bill is met with approval from the Ho...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: PlayStation Classic and iPhone XS
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Sony picks up a strategy from Nintendo, and we have our first impressions of the iPhone XS family. It's Wednesday, so update your old iPhone without fear and ...
09:45 am -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Netflix comes to Sky Q boxes in November
Earlier this year, Sky announced that it would allow its customers to access Netflix through its set-top boxes. Now the company has revealed that the streaming giant will hit Sky Q boxes in November, ...
08:55 am -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget American Airlines offers free live TV through Dish
You might not be stuck watching a handful of mediocre movies (or your offline copies of streaming shows) the next time you're on a long-haul flight. American Airlines and Dish recently started o...
07:45 am -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Renaults EZ-PRO is a workspace, coffee truck and rolling post office
Renault, one of Europe's major automakers, is trying to help us imagine a world with fewer cars. Earlier this year, it unveiled the EZ-GO concept, a sort of anti-Uber autonomous ride-sharing vehi...
06:09 am -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget PlayStation Classic jumps on the retro trend December 3rd for $100
With "Classic" game systems occasionally outselling modern ones, Sony is bringing back its own old school system. The PlayStation Classic will launch in December, loaded with 20 "genera...
05:38 am -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Google gives its Slack rival the ability to snooze notifications
You can now stop Hangouts Chat notifications from breaking your concentration when you're in the zone... or taking a short nap after a stressful task. Google has updated its Slack rival with the ...
03:51 am -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Capcom closes Vancouver studio behind Dead Rising
Video game publisher Capcom is shutting down its Vancouver studio and around 158 employees will be let go. The company told Variety that operations were suspended Tuesday and a skeleton crew would rem...
02:53 am -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget MCU heroes could get their own shows on Disney's streaming service
We still don't have an official name for the streaming service Disney is working on to compete with Netflix, but a new rumor from Variety suggests there will be plenty of Marvel content on it. Ac...
01:34 am -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget AI can identify objects based on verbal descriptions
Modern speech recognition is clunky and often requires massive amounts of annotations and transcriptions to help understand what you're referencing. There might, however, be a more natural way: t...
12:24 am -04 - Wed, September 19, 2018
Engadget Amazon helps others make accessories for Echo speakers
There aren't many Echo-oriented accessories beyond Amazon's own Echo Button, but that's about to change very shortly. Amazon has released a beta Alexa Gadgets Toolkit that lets hardwar...
11:32 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Netflix picks up hit BBC drama Bodyguard
Netflix has purchased the streaming rights to Bodyguard -- a six-part BBC One series that has been raking in viewers in the UK. The show had a strong premiere, drawing in 10.4 million viewers, which i...
10:34 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Bikini Kill's riot grrl punk is available to stream for the first time
Prince, The Beatles and other well-known artists gave into the siren's call of streaming music years ago, but not Bikini Kill -- you still had to get the iconic riot grrl group's music the o...
09:22 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Who is Yusaku Maezawa, SpaceX's first lunar tourist?
Elon Musk shocked the world on Monday when he revealed the identity of SpaceX's first lunar orbit tourist to be Mr. Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese billionaire who made his fortune in online fashion r...
08:55 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Sony's reborn Aibo robot is available for pre-order in the US
Sony's relentlessly adorable Aibo robot is finally ready to return to American shores. After months of waiting, you can pre-order a First Litter Edition of the robo-pup in the US ahead of an exp...
08:40 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Don't be afraid to upgrade your old iPhone to iOS 12
Apple was still selling 2015's iPhone 6s until last week. Then it announced three new phones and made the iPhone 7 its entry-level mobile device. There are likely tens of millions of iPhone 6s de...
08:22 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget NASA's planet-hunting TESS spacecraft captures 'first light' image
Back in May, one of the cameras on NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) snapped a two-second test exposure to make sure that it works. It was but a taste of what we can expect from...
08:05 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Google Maps works with Apple CarPlay following iOS 12 update
We've known since WWDC in June that iOS 12 would herald the arrival of Google Maps on CarPlay. Apple released the latest version of the iPhone and iPad software Monday, and after Google updated i...
07:37 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Chrome OS revamp delivers a new look and Linux app support
Now that the Chrome browser has received a makeover, it's Chrome OS' turn... and it's about more than just feature parity. Google has released a Chrome OS 69 update that introduces the...
07:14 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget iPhone XS and XS Max, Day 1: A clear step forward
Last year was a big one for Apple &mdash; with the launch of the iPhone X, the company redefined what it meant to be iPhone. This year, Apple's job wasn't any easier. It had to figure ou...
07:04 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Google's own smart display is reportedly the $149 Home Hub
On October 9th, Google will reveal its latest hardware lineup. Rumors have spread for some time that the company is preparing to unveil a smart display at the event, and a leak unearthed by MySmartPri...
06:45 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Nintendo Switch Online lands today, complete with strange cloud saves
Welcome to 2018, Nintendo. After 38 years in the gaming-hardware business and 15 years after the launch of Xbox Live, Nintendo is finally offering an online subscription service in its latest console,...
06:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones review: Goodbye, Bose
Sony's WH-1000XM3 headphones are the sort of dream gadget I can review succinctly in one sentence: They're incredibly comfortable, and they sound amazing. That's it. End review. When th...
06:16 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Instagram uses Stories to encourage voter registration
The US midterm election is right around the corner, and Instagram is doing its part to encourage as many people as possible to register to vote. It launched a registration push Tuesday, helping '...
06:03 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget The massive 'Gwent' overhaul comes home October 23rd
Netflix casting its Geralt for the upcoming show based on The Witcher isn't the only reason fans of the fantasy franchise have to be excited. Developer CD Projekt Red has announced a release date...
05:46 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Ubtech introduces a new construction-themed STEM robotics kit
Believe it or not, the holidays are quickly approaching, which means that companies are getting ready for prime gift-buying season. Ubtech, an AI and robotics company, just released a brand new STEM-f...
05:22 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget State Department email breach leaks employees' personal data
The latest government data breach affected State Department employee emails. On September 7th, workers were notified that their personally identifiable information was obtained by an unnamed actor, ac...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget The 2018 Emmys were a watershed moment for streaming TV
"The goal is to become HBO before HBO can become us."That's what Netflix's Ted Sarandos told GQ back in 2013, and it subsequently became a corporate mantra. Back then, it was hard ...
04:46 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget 'Avatar: The Last Airbender' returns as a live-action Netflix series
That sound you heard was legions of Avatar: The Last Airbender fans squealing with glee. Netflix has announced that it's releasing a "reimagined," live-action Avatar series on its servi...
04:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget YouTube's revamped gaming hub offers faster access to top streams
YouTube is as determined as ever to compete with Twitch, and it's giving its dedicated gaming portal a makeover to make sure that happens. The new YouTube Gaming hub borrows key features from the...
04:19 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Tesla reportedly faces DOJ investigation over Elon Musk tweets
It looks like Tesla is in more hot water over Elon Musk's tweets that the company might go private. Bloomberg reports that, according to two people familiar with the matter, the Department of Jus...
04:14 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Facebook pushed for access to financial firms' user data
Facebook is in hot water again over its data sharing deals -- or rather, attempted deals. The Wall Street Journal has learned that Facebook had spent "years" negotiating for access to finan...
04:03 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Shopify offers iOS 12's AR features to its 600,000 stores
iOS 12 made a lot of strides in terms of augmented reality, thanks to the addition of features like AR Quick Look. This allows users to place 3D objects using AR, and now ecommerce platform Shopify is...
03:42 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Google's Trafalgar Square lion uses AI to generate crowdsourced poem
In London's Trafalgar Square, four lions sit at the base of Nelson's Column. But starting today, there will be a fifth. Google Arts &amp; Culture and designer Es Devlin have created a pu...
03:21 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite' Switch bundle arrives October 5th with in-game perks
Back in June, Fortnite fans cheered when the popular game arrived on the Nintendo Switch. But starting October 5th, fans of the battle royale shooter can express their love for the game in a new way: ...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Lyft marks its 1 billionth ride as it expands beyond cars
Lyft may be an underdog relative to Uber, but it's still huge in the transportation world. The ridesharing firm has officially provided 1 billion rides, including 233 million shared rides. That p...
02:46 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget ACLU: Facebook allowed gender-discriminating job ads
The ACLU has filed a complaint against Facebook with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for what it says is unlawful gender-based targeting of job ads. The organization filed the charges on b...
02:27 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi tap Google to power in-car systems
This week, the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance, the world's largest maker of cars, signed a deal with Alphabet's Google to be able to use Google Maps, Google Assistant and the Android OS ...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget The cyberpunk bartending sequel to 'VA-11 HALL-A' arrives in 2020
The expert mixologists at Venezuela's Sukeban Games invented the cyberpunk "booze-em-up" with VA-11 HALL-A, combining William Gibson with a dash of Charles Bukowski -- which Engadget�...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Comcast's X1 set-top box helps you buy concert tickets
Comcast isn't stopping at offering movie tickets through the X1. It's using Ticketmaster's platform to sell Kelly Clarkson tickets with the help of its set-top box. Say "Kelly Clar...
01:28 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget US government payment site leaks 14 million customer records
Government Payment Service Inc -- the company thousands of local governments in the US use to accept online payments for everything from court-ordered fines and licensing fees -- has compromised more ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Osmo's coding kits for kids come to Amazon Fire tablets
More than two years since its launch as an iOS exclusive, Osmo's kids' learning system is finally coming to Android by way of Amazon's Fire tablets. For the uninitiated, the kits use re...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget This medical kit increases your odds of quitting smoking
The company trying to solve erectile dysfunction (ED) with technology is doing the same to help folks quit smoking. Ro has launched the Zero Quit Kit that uses multiple strategies and end-to-end servi...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Oculus will livestream its next Connect conference in VR
The VR community's biggest annual event, Oculus Connect, is just over a week away, and as you'd expect from the tech in question, you won't have to actually be there in order to enjoy p...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Firefox brings the thrills of web browsing to VR
Mozilla's headset-focused web browser is finally ready for your cranium: Firefox Reality is available for HTC Vive, Oculus and Daydream devices through their respective stores. The software is de...
12:29 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget The world's first hydrogen train is now in service
The world's first (and second) hydrogen-powered trains have entered service in northern Germany, marking the start of a new era for sustainable travel. Two Coradia iLint trains, made by Alstom, h...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Tech Will Save Us' new kits let kids harness electromagnetic energy
In the lead-up to Christmas, the STEM toys are coming thick and fast -- we've seen everything from DIY computers to robotic arms and Lego trains for pre-schoolers. Enter Tech Will Save Us (TWSU) ...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Vizio's Dolby Atmos home theater speakers arrive starting at $500
You have to pay if you want room-shaking Dolby Atmos vertical surround sound, even if you're looking at value brands. Vizio has revealed pricing and availability for its upward-firing home theate...
11:41 am -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget The sequel to HQ Trivia is a Wheel of Fortune-style word game
HQ Trivia hit our phone screens around a year ago, promising us sweet cash money in exchange for our general knowledge skills. Since then it's kept up momentum, partnering with big name franchise...
11:21 am -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Tesla's built-in dashcam feature is coming with Autopilot 9
Tesla's upgraded Autopilot hardware comes with eight cameras equipped all over a vehicle. All those "eyes" will eventually enable full autonomy, but they also make another smaller-but-i...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Audi is adding Alexa to the E-Tron and other select models
Audi is joining the growing list of automakers, including BMW and Toyota, choosing to add Alexa voice control to their vehicles. The company will integrate Amazon's voice assistant into select mo...
10:45 am -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: iOS 12 is here
Hey, good morning!It's Tuesday, and we're testing out new Siri Shortcuts on iOS 12 (you've updated, right?), getting all the details on Audi's high-tech SUV and rejoicing that Twit...
10:30 am -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Soylent's meal replacement drinks are coming to the UK
Soylent and its hugely divisive food replacement drinks will launch in the UK on Thursday. As BBC News reports, the Silicon Valley startup has swapped seven ingredients and tweaked some of the vitamin...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Google's 'Family Link' parental controls expands to teens
"Family Link," Google's parental controls for Android and Chromebooks, is growing up. Well, in a sense. For one, it's no longer limited to kids -- soon adults will also be able to ...
09:29 am -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget EU probes BMW, Daimler and VW for colluding over clean emissions tech
The European Commission has opened a formal investigation to determine whether BMW, Daimler and VW colluded to avoid competing with each other on clean emission technologies. The EU is assessing wheth...
09:03 am -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Lyft brings its electric scooters to Santa Monica
You no longer have to be a Denver resident to try Lyft's electric scooters. The two-wheeled transports are now available in Santa Monica, California under a city pilot program. As usual, it...
08:02 am -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget YouTube's $5-per-month Membership bonuses come to more channels
When YouTube first launched Memberships to give creators another way to earn money on the platform, it only offered the opportunity to channels with 100,000 subscribers. Now, the Google-owned video-sh...
07:00 am -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Withings makes its comeback with the Steel HR Sport
In 2016, Nokia bought Withings, which was then renamed to Nokia Health as part of an overall strategy to re-enter the consumer market -- but that didn't quite work out as planned. The health and ...
05:31 am -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Baby tooth stem cells could regrow kids' dental tissue
If you injure a tooth as a kid, there's a real chance you'll grow up with a 'dead' tooth whose roots didn't grow properly due to tissue damage. However, scientists have condu...
04:01 am -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Audi rips the camouflage off its E-Tron electric SUV
Audi finally took the wraps off its E-Tron pure electric SUV. At an event in Northern California, the automaker stripped off the QR code-esque wrap from the vehicle and announced how you can reserve y...
03:58 am -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget 'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' leads the pack of streaming Emmy winners
Just a few years ago it was still novel to see Emmy winners coming from internet services instead of cable or network TV, but now it's just a part of the landscape. Netflix notably edged out HBO ...
03:03 am -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Rare delays 'Sea of Thieves' DLC at the last minute
You might want to rethink your plans if you expected to swashbuckle your way through Sea of Thieves' "Forsaken Shores" DLC this week. Rare has pushed back the release from September 19...
01:40 am -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget SpaceX reveals identity of the world's first lunar space tourist
The last time that humanity set foot on the lunar surface, Richard Nixon was still president and Pink Floyd was still in the midst of recording their seminal album about its dark side. And while Space...
01:30 am -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget VW hopes to sell 10 million electric cars based on its new platform
Volkswagen has grand expectations for the platform underpinning its first purpose-built electric cars. The VW Auto Group plans to sell 10 million EVs based on its modular electric drive matrix (MEB) ...
12:17 am -04 - Tue, September 18, 2018
Engadget Twitter will revive the purely chronological timeline
Ever since Twitter started mucking with the timeline to insert tweets people "might have missed" or things supposedly "liked" by people they follow, some have complained they miss ...
11:57 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: Emmys, 'Maniac' and 'Quincy'
After tonight's Emmy awards, there's still plenty to choose from. On TV, Netflix debuts Maniac, a series from True Detective season one director Cary Fukunaga starring Jonah Hill and Emma St...
11:10 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget UNC Health Care offers free virtual appointments to hurricane victims
UNC Health Care announced that it will give anyone in North Carolina free access to its virtual care service through September 23rd as the state works to recover from Hurricane Florence. Via phone, ta...
10:38 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Facebook expands security measures for political campaign staff
The US midterm elections are just weeks away, and Facebook is still scrambling to prevent election meddling with every means at its disposal. It's launching a pilot program that will expand its ...
10:06 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Watch SpaceX announce its first BFR passenger at 9PM ET
SpaceX announced last week that it booked its first private passenger for a flight around the Moon in its BFR spacecraft, and today the company will share who that is. Elon Musk gave a hint about who ...
09:43 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Amazon might launch eight Alexa devices this fall
Amazon is ready to drop a whole slew of new Alexa devices, CNBC reports. At least eight new devices including a microwave oven, an amplifier, a subwoofer and some sort of in-car gadget are reportedly ...
09:32 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget 'Tetris Effect' drops a color bomb on your PS4 November 9th
Back at E3, Sony revealed the first trailer for Tetris Effect, a modern spin on the classic puzzle game. Sure, at its core, it's the same game we've been playing for decades. But you've...
09:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Making the most of iOS 12's Siri Shortcuts
iOS 12 is here, and while many of the improvements focus on processing and performance, there are a few notable features you shouldn't ignore. Shortcuts is definitely one of the biggest -- not on...
08:44 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget iTunes headache is a reminder purchases might not travel with you
Anders Gon&ccedil;alves da Silva recently had three movies disappear from his iTunes library and a letter he received from Apple stated that it was because those titles were no longer available fr...
08:21 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Instagram shopping invades the Explore tab
Like it or not, Instagram is continuing its quest to make shopping ubiquitous inside its app. The social service is launching a dedicated Shopping channel in the Explore tab that offers a personalize...
08:02 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Telltale's final 'The Walking Dead' season continues September 25th
We hope you've steeled yourself for the next installment of Telltale's final The Walking Dead season, because it's almost here. The developer plans to release the second episode on Sept...
07:41 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget US and European gambling regulators may crack down on loot boxes
Gambling regulators from Europe and the US are turning up the heat on game developers over loot boxes, which some jurisdictions claim violate gambling laws. A group of 15 European agencies and the Was...
07:20 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Trump will reportedly spare Apple products from latest China tariffs
If you were scrambling to buy the latest Apple Watch out of concern that Trump's next round of tariffs could lead to price hikes, you can likely relax. Bloomberg sources have claimed that the ne...
07:20 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Trump will reportedly spare Apple products from latest China tariffs (updated)
If you were scrambling to buy the latest Apple Watch out of concern that Trump's next round of tariffs could lead to price hikes, you can likely relax. Bloomberg sources have claimed that the new...
06:59 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget British cave diver sues Elon Musk over 'pedo guy' comments
Recently, Elon Musk doubled down on his claim that the British cave diver who helped rescue children trapped in a Thai cave was a pedophile, going so far as to tell BuzzFeed News, "I hope he fuck...
06:38 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Audi launches luxury car subscription pilot program in Dallas
Audi is joining the ever-expanding roster of carmakers which have monthly subscription services -- it's piloting its program at five dealerships in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. For $1,395 a month ...
06:17 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Sinemia's $30 unlimited plan tries to fill a MoviePass-shaped hole
MoviePass attracted a lot of users with its $10 one-movie-per-day subscription plan, but as the last few months have shown, that price point was rather unsustainable. As its money troubles mounted, th...
05:55 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget FEMA postpones mobile Presidential Alert test to October 3rd
FEMA announced recently that it would be conducting a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA). Both were initially scheduled to take place on September 20th, ...
05:40 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Audi: Autonomous cars alone wont solve traffic jams
It's easy to think that once cars start driving themselves most of our traffic woes will be eliminated. Robocars are supposed to be better drivers and better driving should mean less gridlock. Un...
05:13 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Apple releases watchOS 5 with fitness upgrades and smarter Siri
If you have an Apple Watch and aren't determined to buy Series 4, your upgrade is here. Apple has released watchOS 5 right on schedule, promising big updates to fitness and Siri as well as a few...
05:12 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Apple's iOS 12 is out today
If you've been waiting with breathless anticipation for Apple to drop the latest version of iOS, your time is now. The company just released iOS 12, though like any iOS update, Apple's serve...
05:07 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Porsche unveils fast, low-cost 'pit stop' EV charging stations
Fast charging stations promise to end the long wait to top up electric cars, but the technology is expensive, bulky and a little intimidating. Thankfully, Porsche might have solved all three problems...
04:44 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Lucid Motors gets $1 billion to help build its EV
Lucid Motors, a struggling electric car startup, has just won itself a reprieve. Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund invested $1 billion in the Tesla competitor; the money will be put towards th...
04:13 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Facebook will reward those who report bugs in third-party apps
Facebook is expanding its bug bounty program and will begin offering rewards to those that report vulnerabilities in third-party apps that connect to its platform. Specifically, the company is concern...
03:33 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA's new flagship video card is delayed by a week
Many people have been waiting in eager anticipation for NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, the video card that promises to be the fastest GeForce card ever. Now, it appears that those clamoring to buy...
03:07 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget North Koreans have been hiding their identities to evade sanctions
The US Department of the Treasury recently warned IT companies and individuals that individuals from North Korea are using fake online information in order to win employment for technology projects. T...
02:43 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget AMCs A-List subscription service now supports Fandango and Atom
AMC is making it even easier for you to use the Stubs A-List subscription program, as members will now be able to get movie tickets through Fandango and Atom Tickets. The company launched A-List, its ...
02:21 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Amazons Echo Show can use Getty Images to answer your questions
This week, Getty Images announced a new partnership with Amazon that will allow the online retail giant to use images from Getty's vast image catalog on its Echo devices with a screen. While Alex...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Pandora's customized new music playlist 'The Drop' arrives today
If you ask Spotify users why they're loyal to the music service, chances are many of them will cite personalized new music playlists like Discover Weekly and New Release Radar. Today, Pandora is ...
01:44 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget OnePlus and Google's 'Crackables' game will dish out $30,000 prize
In a series of firsts, OnePlus has announced that it's ditching the headphone jack on its next flagship, releasing a TV, and now it's gearing up to unleash its first game: Crackables (made w...
01:23 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Microsoft quietly scrubs Windows 10 warning against Chrome and Firefox
Microsoft is joining Google in walking back a bad browser decision having decided to ditch its controversial Windows prompt urging users not to download rivals Chrome and Firefox. The experiment smack...
01:01 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget New York sues US treasury for allowing fintechs to become banks
The City of New York is suing the US over a decision to permit US financial technology firms to apply for national bank charters, blasting it as "lawless" and "ill-conceived". Mari...
12:31 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Amazon opens its next cashier-less store in Chicago
Amazon's checkout-free convenience store is coming to the Windy City. The fourth Amazon Go location, and the first outside of Seattle, opens in Chicago on September 17th. Located on 113 S Frankli...
12:02 pm -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Google isn't killing 'www' in Chrome just yet
Google's grand plan to rethink the URL has suffered a temporary setback after it was forced to reinstate the axed "www" in Chrome's address bar following user outrage. It now wants...
11:15 am -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Path is closing its private social network for good
Path, the Facebook rival and sticker pioneer that gained a million users a week at its peak, is officially dead. "It is with deep regret that we announce that we will stop providing our beloved s...
10:31 am -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: 'Fortnite' will still be free to play on the Switch
Good morning! You're waking up to a lot of transport tech news: Germany has restarted running an electric-hybrid train, Tesla is ending free Supercharger access to new car buyers and Uber is rely...
09:23 am -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Another tech billionaire turns media mogul
Where Jeff Bezos goes, other tech billionaires follow. The latest titan to invest in print media is Salesforce founder Marc Benioff who, along with wife Lynne, is buying Time magazine. The pair are us...
08:15 am -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget OnePlus is building its own smart TV
OnePlus, known for making budget-priced phones with flagship specs, plans to shake up the TV segment in a similar way. Founder and CEO Pete Lau told Business Insider that it will launch the OnePlus TV...
06:18 am -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Bombardier revives the battery-powered train
Diesel trains are noisy and polluting, but on stretches of non-electrified rail, what else are you going to do? Hydrogen trains are one option, but now there's another: Canadian transportation fi...
03:58 am -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget California plans to launch its own climate satellite
The current White House doesn't accept climate science, and California is worried that this may lead to NASA switching off climate probes under pressure from President Trump. The state's sol...
01:51 am -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Tesla will perform most collision repairs 'in-house'
As mainstream as Tesla has become, its repair process is still far more drawn out than what you'd expect from a conventional. It's not unheard-of for owners to wait weeks or even months for...
12:10 am -04 - Mon, September 17, 2018
Engadget Streaming services in talks to release movies in IMAX theaters
Outside of Netflix's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon sequel, streaming movies haven't really had a chance to shine on IMAX screens. They might make a regular appearance before long, though. ...
10:36 pm -04 - Sun, September 16, 2018
Engadget Fire at Tesla's Gigafactory briefly disrupts production
Tesla just had to contend with another fire at one of its facilities. The electric car maker and county emergency staff have reported that a fire broke out in the Gigafactory in Nevada late on Saturda...
09:05 pm -04 - Sun, September 16, 2018
Engadget Uber tests its own traffic estimates as it moves beyond cars
Uber has used Google traffic data to estimate conditions in the past, but the company is now trying to go its own way. The ridesharing firm told TechCrunch that it's expanding a previously low-k...
07:34 pm -04 - Sun, September 16, 2018
Engadget Tesla is ending its lifetime free Supercharging offer
Tesla's offer of free, unlimited Supercharger access was supposed to have ended in early 2017, but it's been on a form of life support since then. Unless you were buying a regular Model 3, ...
06:02 pm -04 - Sun, September 16, 2018
Engadget Amazon looks into reports of staff leaking data to merchants
Bribery in tech companies or their supply chains in is nothing new (there are numerous stories of factory workers leaking unannounced products), but Amazon is grappling with some particularly serious ...
04:33 pm -04 - Sun, September 16, 2018
Engadget Trump expected to announce more China tech tariffs within days
The White House isn't just dismissing technology companies' concerns about tariffs on China, it's picking up the pace. Both Reuters and the Wall Street Journal have learned that the Tr...
03:00 pm -04 - Sun, September 16, 2018
Engadget After Math: Oh boy, new toys!
The holidays seem to kick off earlier and earlier every year. Apple rang in the start of the season in the first week of September at its annual fall iPhone event, but they weren't the only ones ...
01:25 pm -04 - Sun, September 16, 2018
Engadget Canada court says ISPs can charge studios for hunting pirates
It could soon prove expensive for media makers to chase online pirates in Canada. The country's Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that internet providers are entitled to "reasonable"...
10:06 am -04 - Sun, September 16, 2018
Engadget IKEA promises zero-emissions delivery in five cities by 2020
IKEA doesn't just want to take the pain out of assembling furniture... it wants to eliminate the environmental impact of receiving that furniture. The company recently pledged to offer emissions-...
05:09 am -04 - Sun, September 16, 2018
Engadget Amazon's gamepad no longer works with newer Fire TVs
If you were hoping to use your recent Fire TV as a game console, you might need to shop carefully. According to AFTVnews, Amazon has used an update to pull support for its official Game Controller fr...
02:36 am -04 - Sun, September 16, 2018
Engadget Virgin to use eco-friendly jet fuel on commercial flight this October
Virgin Atlantic is about conduct a real-world test of its greener jet fuel. The airline plans to use LanzaTech's sustainable fuel for the first time in a commercial flight this October, with a Bo...
01:04 am -04 - Sun, September 16, 2018
Engadget ChargePoint hopes to operate 2.5 million EV chargers by 2025
ChargePoint currently operates around 54,000 EV charging points -- sure, it's but a fraction of the number of gas pumps in the world, but it's relatively plenty. Even Tesla's growing Su...
11:29 pm -04 - Sat, September 15, 2018
Engadget Google brings its AI song recognition to Sound Search
Google's Now Playing song recognition was clever when it premiered late in 2017, but it had its limits. When it premiered on the Pixel 2, for instance, its on-device database could only recognize...
10:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 15, 2018
Engadget BMW unveils its vision for the 'iFuture' of luxury vehicles
Our Demolition Man future is going to arrive just a bit sooner than we figured. Your next car may not be able to drive you to a local Taco Bell (since they all are in the Demolition universe), but BMW...
08:08 pm -04 - Sat, September 15, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite' on Switch won't require an online subscription
When Nintendo set a launch date for its Switch Online service, there was an overriding question for many gamers: would you have to pay to play every game online, especially free-to-play hits like Fort...
06:33 pm -04 - Sat, September 15, 2018
Engadget Facebook is hiring a human rights policy director
Facebook has faced criticism for its slow response to the Myanmar government's use of its social network to fuel atrocities, and it's determined to prevent that from happening again. The co...
05:02 pm -04 - Sat, September 15, 2018
Engadget Swedish regulator says contraceptive app works as advertised
The Swedish Medical Products Agency has decided that Natural Cycles, the first app to be certified for contraceptive use, works like it says it does. It launched an investigation into the app after St...
03:32 pm -04 - Sat, September 15, 2018
Engadget FEMA will test mobile 'Presidential Alert' on September 20th
Don't be surprised if your phone (and everybody else's) goes into a panic in the near future -- that's on purpose. FEMA and the FCC are conducting a national test of both the Emergency...
02:01 pm -04 - Sat, September 15, 2018
Engadget A third-party app can use Grindr to expose your exact location
Back in March, a report revealed that Grindr suffered from flaws that could expose its users' personal information. The company issued a statement in response that said its location tracking feat...
12:30 pm -04 - Sat, September 15, 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 point out a NASA launch happening early Saturday morning, and ta...
10:28 am -04 - Sat, September 15, 2018
Engadget 'Forza Horizon 4' activates in-game bonuses for Mixer streams
Following a move we've seen executed by GTA Online and Facebook, Microsoft is using Forza Horizon 4 in-game bonuses to drive livestreams of the game on both the viewing and broadcasting sides. It...
06:43 am -04 - Sat, September 15, 2018
Engadget The Gmail Offline Chrome app will disappear after December 3rd
Offline access to our Gmail is a feature that has come, gone and changed before, and 2018 will be no different. While Google's announcement Wednesday that it will pull the plug on Inbox got a lot...
01:40 am -04 - Sat, September 15, 2018
Engadget Google's rumored 'Dragonfly' search prototype tied data to phone numbers
While Google employees push back against and lawmakers ask questions about a rumored version of its search engine for China -- with censorship and blacklists for terms like human rights, democracy or ...
11:16 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Razer is expected to unveil its second phone on October 10th
Razer sent out invitations today for an October 10th event where it's expected to unveil its Razer Phone 2. The invite doesn't say as much, but the company noted in a financial report last m...
09:33 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Google changed a battery setting on Android phones by mistake
Some Android users probably noticed some strange things happening with their phones over the last couple of days. Apps might have stopped updating in the background, location services maybe weren'...
09:06 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Researchers say Facebooks anti-fake news efforts might be working
Since the 2016 US presidential election, social network sites have acknowledged the issue of fake news as well as their roles in spreading it. Companies like Facebook and Twitter have made efforts to ...
08:22 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget US lawmakers are concerned about deepfake technology
Three US Representatives have sent a letter to the Director of National Intelligence asking for a report on deepfake technology, how it could be used to harm the US and any countermeasures that can be...
07:47 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget CO2 emissions in 27 major cities have declined since 2012
There is some good news about efforts to fight human-made climate change. The C40 Cities group, which unifies climate initiatives in 96 urban areas around the world, reported that CO2 emissions peake...
07:13 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Google's Pixel 3 might come in a mint flavor
Google's Pixel 3 phones have been some of the leakiest devices in recent memory, but there's at least one big question left.... what color options will you have? However, even that might no...
06:51 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Gboard bug breaks glide typing for some Android users
The glide typing feature of Google's Gboard isn't working for some Android users, with many reporting the issue on Reddit and Twitter over the last 24 hours. As 9to5Google reports, though us...
06:29 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Elvies wearable breast pump promises silent, hands-free pumping
Elvie, a company that previously released a connected kegel trainer, has developed a cordless, wearable breast pump that aims to make life a little easier for nursing mothers. Like the Willow Pump, it...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Why PayPals crackdown on ASMR creators should worry you
In June, China banned and excised videos of sound effects while claiming to cleanse its internet of pornography. YouTube had already demonetized the genre in a sex panic; now PayPal is banning people ...
05:31 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget CBS All Access' 'Star Trek: Discovery' is viewable offline with a catch
We're inching closer to a future where more of our streaming services make their offerings available offline. The latest is CBS All Access, as spotted by TechCrunch. Unfortunately, this feature i...
04:55 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Walgreens' and Sprint's partnership expands to Chicago and Dallas
If your options for a new phone are limited by your budget, transportation options or not wanting to sign a contract, an expanded partnership between Sprint and Walgreens could help you out. The pair ...
04:29 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Oklahoma City stores will deliver groceries with autonomous vehicles
Next year, Oklahoma City residents will be able to have their groceries delivered to them by an autonomous vehicle. Udelv announced this week that a new partnership will bring its self-driving deliver...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget The best electric kettle
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03:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Smartwatches promised to make us healthier and they finally might
It's been a big week for smartwatches. Big month, really. On Wednesday, Apple unveiled the latest version of its Watch, which -- in addition to cosmetic updates -- got new features like an FDA-cl...
03:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Smartwatches promised to make us healthier, and they finally might
It's been a big week for smartwatches. Big month, really. On Wednesday, Apple unveiled the latest version of its Watch, which -- in addition to cosmetic updates -- got new features like an FDA-cl...
03:02 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget NASA will launch its ice-tracking satellite ICESat-2 on Saturday
On Saturday, NASA will attempt to launch its Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2, or ICESat-2, a satellite that will help researchers measure the height of natural features on Earth. With the he...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Facebook hopes to prove AR is more than selfie filters and games
As I sit surrounded by software engineers in a conference room with no natural light, playing augmented reality games on an iPhone, I forget for a second that I'm in Seattle visiting Facebook. No...
02:06 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Samsung teases October 11th Galaxy event with 4x fun
Samsung has released invitations for an October 11th event that teases a new Galaxy device and the cryptic message "4x fun," CNET reports. What that could mean is really anybody's guess...
01:58 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Watch a Twitch stream to unlock 'Black Ops 4' battle royale PC beta
PC players on the fence about Call of Duty Black Ops 4 can get an early taster of the game's Battle Royale mode today -- the same day as those who paid for a pre-order. All you have to do is sign...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Samsung launches three wireless AKG headphones in the US
Samsung-owned Harman has released two new wireless headphones under its AKG brand in the the US, with one more model -- a premium one with more advanced features -- arriving later this year. Starting ...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget NVIDIAs RTX cards are a gamble on the future of gaming
NVIDIA's RTX series of GPUs has been a long time coming. The company's last meaningful hardware revision, the 10 series, came out back in May 2016. And real-time ray-tracing, the intensive r...
12:31 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Chrome gains fingerprint authentication on Android and Mac
Chrome's tenth birthday came and went, now it's back to the betas for the new look browser. Number 70 touts access to a device's fingerprint or Touch ID sensor for Mac and Android and &...
12:02 pm -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Netflix alliance helps filmmakers meet its stringent video demands
Netflix doesn't care whether its content comes from small producers or large studios, but cash-strapped filmmakers might blanche at its strict video quality requirements. To make it easier to fig...
11:26 am -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget 'PUBG Mobile' update adds Sanhok map and new weapons
PUBG Mobile's recruited 20 million daily active users (outside of Korea, Japan, and China) in just six months. To celebrate, Bluehole is giving gamers a massive update led by the arrival of the S...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: SpaceX is sending someone to the Moon
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Morning there! Did you know Nintendo's Switch is killing it? You're waking up to a bumper crop of Nintendo news, including new games, classic franchises ...
10:06 am -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Amazon will announce the home of its 'HQ2' this year
We'll know where Amazon will build its second major headquarters before the year ends, company chief Jeff Bezos has revealed during a speech in Washington. The e-commerce giant is apparently almo...
09:02 am -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget YouTube greenlights documentary on the LGBTQ Pride movement
YouTube has greenlit a documentary that will focus on the impact the gay pride movement has had on the LGBTQ community. State of Pride will be directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman -- who worke...
08:00 am -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Blackmagic's RAW video codec marries quality and speed
Following in the footsteps of Apple's ProRes RAW, Blackmagic Design has launched its own RAW video codec into a public beta. Blackmagic RAW "combines the quality and benefits of RAW with the...
06:41 am -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Watch the 'Civilization VI' trailer for Nintendo Switch
Civilization VI is invading Nintendo Switch on November 16th, and now its creators have dropped a trailer showing what you can expect from the empire builder. In early September, 2K and Firaxis Games ...
05:50 am -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Apple iPhone Xs, Xs Max and Watch Series 4 pre-orders start soon
Snagging Apple's latest and greatest iPhone costs a bit more than it did in previous years, but some of you early adopters will surely be lined up to secure a device right away. As usual, preorde...
05:50 am -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Apple iPhone Xs, Xs Max and Watch Series 4 pre-orders are open
Snagging Apple's latest and greatest iPhone costs a bit more than it did in previous years, but some of you early adopters will surely be lined up to secure a device right away. As usual, preorde...
04:18 am -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget 'Assassin's Creed: Odyssey' will head to Switch as a cloud game
Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed: Odyssey will also land on the Switch, but in a way that probably wouldn't please a lot of people. The upcoming title is following in Resident Evil 7's f...
03:03 am -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget GM, Tesla activate features for owners in Hurricane Florence's path
Hurricane Florence is approaching the East Coast of the US, and is predicted to bring with it catastrophic flooding, high winds, as well as a life-threatening storm surge and rain in North and South C...
01:41 am -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget 'Pokmon' developer is releasing a Switch RPG called 'Town'
Game Freak, the Japanese video game developer behind Pok&eacute;mon, is working on a turn-based RPG simply called Town. Thankfully, that's only a working title for the new IP, so they might s...
12:47 am -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget SpaceX booked 'world's first' private passenger for a BFR Moon trip
We haven't seen SpaceX's BFR -- the rocket that it hopes will enable trips around the world, to the Moon, and, eventually, to Mars -- actually take flight yet, but the company says it has al...
12:27 am -04 - Fri, September 14, 2018
Engadget Switch 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' set bundles system and game for $360
If you're planning on picking up a Nintendo Switch to play Super Smash Bros. Ultimate this winter, consider this branded bundle edition. There's a special dock emblazoned with many of the ga...
11:52 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Congress wants to know if Google plans to relaunch search in China
A cross-party group of congresspeople have asked Google if it plans to launch a censored version of its search engine in China, as has been rumored. In their letter to Google, the 16 Democrats and Rep...
11:09 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Yes, 'Animal Crossing' is coming to the Nintendo Switch
Nintendo has heard your pleas, Animal Crossing lovers -- A new, full-fledged entry in the series is heading exclusively to the Switch in 2019.Nintendo saved this juicy announcement for the end of its ...
10:55 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget 'Final Fantasy VII' and other classics will hit Switch, Xbox One
If you've always wanted to play classic Final Fantasy titles on your Nintendo Switch, now you can. Nintendo just announced that a whole array of older Final Fantasy games will be available on its...
10:52 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget 'New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe' hits Switch in January 2019
New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe is the latest previously released Nintendo game to find a fresh home on the Switch. It's heading to Nintendo's new console on January 11th, 2019, throwing New ...
10:45 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget 'Katamari Damacy Reroll' upgrades the original for HD
The original Katamari Damacy game is coming back, and this time it's in high definition. Katamari Damacy Reroll is a remastered version for the Switch and PC that's due in December 7th, comp...
10:37 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Nintendo unveils $60 wireless NES controllers for the Switch
If you want a classic NES gameplay experience on the Switch, be prepared to shell out $60. Nintendo announced new wireless NES controllers today as an exclusive for subscribers of the Switch's on...
10:33 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget New 'Splatoon 2' gear adds exploding spray paint to your arsenal
Splatoon 2 hit the Switch last summer and we're still seeing a steady stream of updates like fancy toilet-based weaponry. During today's Nintendo Direct we found out version 4 is ready to ro...
10:01 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Twitter puts live streams at the top of your feed
Twitter is making it easier to catch live broadcasts from the accounts you follow. Now, anytime an account you follow starts a stream and shares a tweet about it, the broadcast will be pushed to the t...
09:50 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Catch the September 2018 Nintendo Direct right here, right now
The time has come. Nintendo delayed the September edition of its Nintendo Direct live stream after an earthquake rocked Hokkaido, Japan, earlier this month, but it's full steam ahead today. The s...
09:29 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget The crowdfunded Moto Mod keyboard is dead
More than a few companies tried burying bad news during yesterday's Apple keynote. The latest to come to light is a tough blow for fans of physical keyboards: Livermorium announced that it's...
09:05 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Walmart relaunches Jet.com with same-day grocery delivery in NYC
Walmart purchased Jet.com back in 2016, a move likely aimed at helping the retailer compete with rival Amazon. Now, Walmart has relaunched the site with new features. Going forward, Jet.com will now c...
08:38 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget The 'Assassin's Creed: Odyssey' season pass will take you to Atlantis
Of course Assassin's Creed: Odyssey will have a season pass. The first add-on pack will drop sometime in December, according to a post on the UbiBlog, with "two major new story arcs told acr...
08:12 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget US carriers create single sign-on service that could end passwords
AT&amp;T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon have teamed up to create a single sign-on service that could mean you won't have to use a password manager or remember your (hopefully strong) login cre...
07:50 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget 'Diablo III' sends your Switch to Hell on November 2nd
You'll have to wait several weeks to slay the minions of Hell on your Switch. Blizzard has announced that Diablo III: Eternal Collection will launch on Nintendo's hybrid console November 2nd...
07:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $20 on Razer's Kraken Pro V2 gaming headset
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07:02 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Apple raised the price of its best phone by $330, and no one cares
The trend over the last few years is clear: iPhone sales are slowing down. Apple wasn't going to be able to achieve huge sales growth forever, and until the company makes inroads in India or stre...
06:42 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Kelihos botnet operator pleads guilty to hacking and fraud charges
The Kelihos botnet story appears to be winding to a close. Russian Peter Levashov has pleaded guilty to charges relating his operation of the botnet, including intentional damage to a computer, wire ...
06:20 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget THQ Nordic is the Frankenstein monster of video games
THQ Nordic has built a successful business out of the dead and rotting leftovers from downtrodden video game studios. Since entering the publishing biz in 2011, its specialty has been acquiring the in...
06:07 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget YouTube Kids lets parents choose what their children watch
YouTube has added two new features to its Kids app, both of which give parents more control over what their children are watching. First, parents now have the option to limit what their kids watch to ...
05:44 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget MIT built a health-tracking sensor that can see through walls
An MIT professor has built a prototype device that can wirelessly track your health -- even through walls -- using a mix of radio signals and machine learning. Dina Katabi's gadget resembles a Wi...
05:21 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget LG will unveil its five-camera V40 ThinQ on October 3rd
It's official: LG has yet another V-series phone on the way this year. The Korean tech giant has sent invitations to a V40 ThinQ launch event on October 3rd, with a not-so-subtle "take five&...
05:03 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Bezos family launches $2 billion philanthropy fund
Jeff Bezos, the Amazon founder who happens to be the richest person on the planet, has launched a philanthropic effort with an initial commitment of $2 billion. He and his wife MacKenzie will use the ...
04:45 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget JBL Link View: A Google Smart Display that puts audio centerstage
Even though Amazon was the first to come up with the smart display concept (via the Echo Show), it's Google that transformed it into a whole new consumer category. Much of this is due to Google&#...
04:24 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Snapchat is opening up your shared Stories to media partners
Snapchat is opening up public, user-submitted videos to the "Our Stories" feature to its media partners. Soon, the likes of CNN and NBC News will pull from public videos to supplement their ...
04:02 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget The biggest announcements from Apple's iPhone Xs event
As we all awake from the haze that follows an Apple event, we've collected together of all the major announcements, new products and conspicuously absent devices that came from 2018's big iP...
03:08 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Facebook is fact-checking photos and videos to fight fake news
It's no secret that Facebook has been struggling to stop fake news from spreading on its site, though it has indeed made progress since the 2016 US presidential election. Now, as part of its ongo...
02:35 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget OnePlus is dropping the headphone jack from the upcoming 6T
Apple seemingly hammered the final nail in the coffin for the 3.5-millimeter headphone jack in iPhones Wednesday after dropping the 6s and SE models (the last of its handsets to include the port) from...
02:11 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget YouTube will now show vertical ads
Over the past few months, YouTube has made watching vertical videos feel more natural on the platform. It first gave mobile users the ability watch full-sized vertical content without black bars last ...
01:45 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget European Court rules UK surveillance program violated human rights
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is the latest to deem the UK government's mass surveillance program unlawful. Judges ruled the "bulk interception regime" violated the right to...
01:22 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Pokmon Go's top players can nominate PokStops in Brazil and Korea
Hot off its 35 percent active player boost this summer, Pok&eacute;mon Go aims to keep the momentum going with a new Pok&eacute;Stop nominations beta. "Coming soon" for level 40 trai...
01:18 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Nintendo Labo Vehicle Kit: Rewarding builds with better games
Nintendo Labo has been out for a while now. We've been charmed by the company's inventive designs and the way they fuse cardboard with the Switch's powerful Joy-Con controllers. The pro...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Master & Dynamic MW07 review: Premium sound, premium price
For about a year now, the true wireless earbud craze has been in full swing. Even the holdouts introduced sets this month. At IFA, both Audio-Technica and Sennheiser debuted their belated entries in t...
12:40 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget BlizzCon 2018's feature-packed virtual tickets are on sale now
There's still two months to go before BlizzCon, but fans can start getting involved now with the launch of the BlizzCon 2018 Virtual Ticket. Pick one up from the Blizzard Shop for $50 and you...
12:22 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Ad-blocking browser Brave says Google is breaking EU privacy law
Ad-blocking browser Brave has hit Google and other adtech companies with a formal complaint that could set an important privacy precedent for search engines and digital advertising firms. Mozilla co-f...
12:02 pm -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Zuckerberg says intel-sharing key to halting election meddling
Just days after his op-ed in The Washington Post, Mark Zuckerberg has published another lengthy note titled 'Preparing for Elections,' this time via Facebook. In it the Facebook CEO describe...
11:41 am -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Amazon unveils first trailer for 'Mad Men' creator's 'The Romanoffs'
Amazon has unveiled the first official trailer for one of its most anticipated series, The Romanoffs. Created by Mad Men's Matthew Wiener, the anthology drama of eight separate stories has an all...
11:22 am -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Boring Company will build a futuristic tunnel garage
The Boring Company has some fairly grand plans when it comes to its tunnelling ambitions. It's proposed a 3.6 mile tunnel from an LA Metro station to Dodger Stadium, and it's recently been s...
11:02 am -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget JAXA plans to send robot avatars with human-like hands to space
JAXA unveiled the Avatar X project in early September, revealing its plans to send humanoid machines controlled by human operators to space. Now, Japanese robotics company Meltin has announced that it...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Maximum iPhone excess
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Good morning! After Apple's big iPhone showcase, we've got a lot to tell you -- even if the party was a spoiled a little early. There are three new phone...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Audible unveils a behind-the-scenes 'Fantastic Beasts' audiobook
Audible is launching a new Fantastic Beasts audiobook on November 16th as a companion to the movie that's showing on theaters on the same date. It's not another novel by J.K. Rowling, though...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Polar's latest watches know if you're maximizing your workouts
Polar has a way to compete against ever more fitness-savvy smartwatches: offer exercise tracking that's difficult to match. It's launching two fitness watches, the Vantage V (above) and Van...
09:30 am -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget The BBC has 'solved' the lag between live streams and TV
Live streams often lag behind TV, sometimes by half a minute or more -- and that's a big problem when you may hear your neighbors cheer a goal or story event you haven't seen yet. The BBC m...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Kano adds a touchscreen to its complete DIY computer kit
Twelve months ago, Kano unveiled a complete build-it-yourself computer kit powered by Raspberry Pi. It looked the part but ignored the fact that most children love tablets, smartphones, and other devi...
07:40 am -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget An Alan Wake TV series is in the works
The 2010 mystery-thriller game Alan Wake was deliberately designed like a television series, splitting the plot into episodes capped with cliffhangers and other tropes. So it only makes sense that the...
06:19 am -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Spotify raises offline download limit to 10,000 tracks
Spotify has quietly lifted its 3,333 song download limit with its latest software update, according to Rolling Stone. That's not such a small number, especially since it's per device for thr...
05:02 am -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Aston Martin offers peek at all-electric Rapide E sedan
Aston Martin is nearly ready to unveil its first purely electric road car after years of work. The company has provided an early look at the Rapide E, an EV edition of its high-performance luxury seda...
03:54 am -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA focuses on AI in the internet and for industries
NVIDIA's graphics technology is useful for a lot more than just lining up pixels on gamer's monitors, and in a presentation at the GPU Technology Conference, CEO Jensen Huang revealed a few ...
03:26 am -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Uber hopes a new font will symbolize its turnaround
Uber has been through a lot since it booted Travis Kalanick: a new CEO, a new management team and an emphasis on doing things by the book (even if it proves costly). But how is it supposed to convey ...
02:19 am -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Grammarly will fix your typos inside Google Docs
Grammarly, the ultra-useful tool for checking your grammar while you type, is teaming up with Google Docs. The functionality has been in beta for the last month or so for Premium subscribers, and it&#...
01:25 am -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Twitter expands its video programming in Asia-Pacific
Twitter's quest for video dominance isn't confined in the US or even in the West, and its team up with a bunch of new partners prove that. At a conference in Singapore, the platform has reve...
12:11 am -04 - Thu, September 13, 2018
Engadget Reddit bans communities promoting QAnon conspiracy theory
Reddit's tougher policies just led to more community bans, albeit not for typical reasons. The site has confirmed to Slate that it shut down subreddits associated with the QAnon conspiracy theory...
11:35 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat is still MIA
Apple unveiled its AirPower wireless charging mat at its iPhone event last year, promising a way for those with multiple Apple devices to be able to wirelessly charge them all at the same time. The co...
11:18 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apple is happy to use women and people of color as art, not authority
Apple's 2018 iPhone event opened with a black woman busting her ass to ensure a white man's success.The introductory video is a Mission Impossible-style short featuring a young woman racing ...
10:57 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Watch Apple's 2018 iPhone event in 12 minutes
Apple's annual iPhone event has come and gone and yes, indeed, the company announced new iPhones. They are the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max, the latter of which has a super-sized display of 6.5-in...
10:22 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apples latest pitch: This gadget will save your life
The most interesting device Apple announced today wasn't an iPhone, it was the Apple Watch Series 4. On top of some significant design upgrades -- like that drool-worthy edge to edge screen -- it...
09:53 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget BMW developed a self-driving motorcycle to further its safety efforts
This week, BMW Motorrad showed off a self-driving version of its R1200GS, a motorcycle that it spent more than two years developing. You can see in the video below that the motorcycle, sans rider, can...
09:34 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Hulu nabs five Discovery channels for its live TV line-up
Hulu is adding five extra Discovery networks to its live TV line-up along with thousands of on-demand shows. Viewers can look forward to watching Discovery Channel, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Motor...
09:16 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Windows 10 test 'warns' users against installing Chrome or Firefox
Edge has a reputation as "the browser you use to download Chrome," and Microsoft clearly doesn't like that... to the point where it's using some not-so-kind tactics to drive people...
09:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apple's iPhone event by the numbers
Apple brought its "A Game" to Cupertino on Wednesday for the annual September iPhone event. The company showed off its next flagship line of iPhone Xs...uh...eses as well as some fancy new S...
08:47 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Google and Samsung partner to take next-gen texting mainstream
Google is teaming with what's arguably the biggest Android phone maker to help push its new text-messaging standard to the masses. "Working together, Google and Samsung will ensure that our ...
08:26 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apple's luxurious Watch Edition is no more
Do you insist on having only the finest materials in your smartwatch? You might be disappointed after today -- as hinted-at in leaks, the arrival of Apple Watch Series 4 has marked the end to the luxu...
08:20 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Verizon media chief Tim Armstrong is leaving the company
Verizon (Engadget's parent company) folded AOL and Yahoo into the Oath brand as part of its plans to become a media powerhouse, but that's not quite how it panned out -- and it's leadin...
08:05 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Google is discontinuing Inbox
Google launched Inbox in 2014 as a sort of incubator for new approaches to email, but it hasn't been quite so novel in the wake of steady Gmail upgrades, including April's big redesign. Appr...
07:52 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget The iPhone Xs Max vs. the competition: A huge step up in size
Farewell 'Plus' and hello 'Max' as the name for Apple's larger handsets, with today's reveal showcasing a massive 6.5-inch screen size on the iPhone Xs Max. But how does ...
07:48 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apple just killed the iPhone's headphone jack for good
Whenever Apple announces new iPhones, it inevitably drops some older models from the lineup. But there's a bigger sea change than usual this time around, because Apple is no longer selling any ph...
07:48 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget The iPhone Xs vs. the competition: It's all about the cameras
It's time for a new flagship iPhone and, while the 's' in its name usually means no drastic changes on the outside, there's quite a few souped up features in the Xs worth noting li...
07:26 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget iPhone XR hands-on: Premium power for everyone
Apple's iPhone XR wasn't exactly a surprise -- tons of leaks saw to that. Even so, the XR is easily the most fascinating device the company released today. As expected, this less expensive v...
07:24 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apple's new iPhones won't include headphone adapters
Apple really doesn't want you to use wired headphones. Not only has it discontinued all iPhones with a headphone jack (the 6 and 6s were the last ones), it now won't even bundle in a lightni...
07:20 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Comparing the iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xr
We're long past iPhone events where Apple would debut one big flagship handset and all you really had to worry about was whether you would upgrade or snag an older phone at a now discounted price...
07:18 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget iPhone Xs and Xs Max hands-on: The new normal
Apple's keynote address is finally over, and you know what that means: we've just fought through a scrum of journalists to get a closer look at the company's new iPhones. First up is th...
07:08 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apple Watch Series 4 hands-on: Subtle improvements
Apple has just wrapped its "Gather Round" press event and, as expected, we got our first glimpse at the new Apple Watch, the Series 4. As promised by some press phots that leaked ahead of th...
06:55 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apple announces updated macOS Mojave is coming this fall
The iPhone Xs, Xs Max, XsR and iWatch weren't the only new products that Apple showed off in Cupertino on Wednesday. The company also revealed an update to its desktop operating system with MacOS...
06:51 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apple TV adds Dolby Atmos audio on Monday
We're getting more than just new iPhones at Apple's big event. Today the company put a date on its tvOS 12 update that will bring the promised support for Dolby's Atmos audio technology...
06:49 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apple iPhone Xs will come with dual SIM capability
At Apple's fall event today, the iPhone Xs is certainly stealing the show, and not just for sharper screens and cameras. As rumors anticipated, the new devices will finally get eSIM technology, w...
06:46 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apple's new iPhone hardware will have more renewable materials
Earlier this year, Apple announced that it is now globally powered by 100 percent renewable energy. At the iPhone event earlier today, the company reiterated its commitment to the environment and anno...
06:44 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apple's HomePod speaker will make and receive phone calls
We haven't heard much about Apple's HomePod speaker since it added multi-room support in May, three months after it launched in the US. Up until then, the device hadn't received much fl...
06:43 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget iOS 12 will fix your notifications September 17th
iOS 12 will be released September 17th. After spending nearly half of June's WWDC keynote espousing the virtues of Memojis, Photo search and sharing, a half-hearted digital wellness initiative, a...
06:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget The iPhone Xs adjusts depth of field on your photos after the fact
Apple wants you to know that it cares about cameras. Executives spent a significant portion of the company's 2018 iPhone event explaining the tweaks and upgrades to the camera technology in the n...
06:27 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apple's iPhone Xr is an 'affordable' iPhone X
We more or less knew that Apple was going to unveil the iPhone Xs and Xs Max today, but few of us were expecting the iPhone Xr. Apple wants to reach as many people as it can, so it has to make an iPho...
05:55 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apple's A12 Bionic is the first 7-nanometer smartphone chip
Apple's new iPhones come with a brand new chip called the A12 Bionic. The company says it's the industry's first 7-nanometer chip with a whopping 6.9 billion transistors inside. If you ...
05:45 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apples iPhone Xs and Xs Max are all about the display
If you've been following the Apple rumors lately, the big news from today's event should come as no surprise. The new flagship iPhone Xs and Xs Max have just been announced, and so far they ...
05:43 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apple's latest Watch can sense falls and heart irregularities
The current Watch 3 is already pretty health-centric, but Apple has taken it to a new level with its latest model. Thanks to a new electric heart sensor built into the backside, the Watch Series 4 can...
05:35 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apples watchOS 5 and its smarter Siri arrive on September 17th
Apple has revealed when you'll be able to update your Apple Watch to watchOS 5. The latest version of the software will be available September 17th....
05:20 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apple is about to ship its 2 billionth iOS device
Apple kicked off its fall event for iPhone and Apple Watch with a big statistic: The total number of iOS devices the company has shipped is about to reach 2 billion. The device giant had previously an...
05:18 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apple Watch Series 4 has a sleeker edge-to-edge screen
After some rather spectacular leaks, the Apple Watch Series 4 is official. The new models represent the first big change in screen size since the smartwatch premiered in 2015, with 40mm and 44mm model...
04:44 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Google supports small-scale journalism with free G Suite licenses
Earlier this year, Google announced that it would put $300 million towards fighting fake news and part of that effort included the Google News Initiative, a program aimed at strengthening the quality ...
04:15 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Live from Apple's 2018 iPhone event!
Hello! Happy iPhone Day! (And if you're here early, slow your roll!) Senior mobile editor Chris Velazco and I are reporting live from Cupertino, California on Wednesday, where Apple is holding it...
04:05 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget The BBC will host the first non-US news show on Facebook Watch
After launching its news section in June, Facebook Watch has its first non-US show. BBC News' has unveiled a weekly news show for the fledgling video channel called Cut Through the Noise, Variety...
03:51 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget E-cig makers have 60 days to show they arent targeting minors
The Food And Drug Administration may force several e-cigarette brands to stop selling flavored products if they can't prove they can keep their products out of minors' hands. The brands -- J...
03:36 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apple and Google will testify to Senate on data privacy September 26th
More tech companies are about to face congressional scrutiny. Leaders from Amazon, Apple, AT&amp;T, Charter and Google are scheduled to testify before a US Senate panel at a data privacy hearing ...
03:14 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Security flaw left Safari and Edge users vulnerable to fake websites
A security researcher uncovered a flaw in both Safari and Microsoft's Edge browser that allowed the URL of a safe website to be displayed in the address bar while users were actually being taken ...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Instagram offers help to people struggling with drug abuse
Instagram is expanding its proactive help to people grappling with drug addiction. The social network will pop up an offer of support when users search for certain drug-related hashtags, including ref...
02:55 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget 7 must-have accessories for your favorite Apple products
Apple is well known for their over-the-top product reveals, and this year is no different. While you wait for the latest iPhone to go on sale, we've rounded up seven deals on must-have accessorie...
02:40 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget A year without Apple's wireless-charging mat
At Apple's iPhone event last year, the company announced its AirPower charging mat -- a device that promised a way to wirelessly charge your iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods all at the same time. ...
02:22 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Nintendo's Switch Online service launches September 18th
Nintendo has finally revealed when it Switch Online service will be available -- and with only a few days left to go. The $20 per year subscription service will go live on September 18th (19th in Euro...
02:15 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget How to watch Apple's 2018 iPhone event
Like clockwork, Apple is gearing up to announce a slew of new products on September 12. And as usual, you'll be able to watch the proceedings live from wherever you're holed up right here at...
02:06 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Dyson's second robot vacuum isn't afraid of the dark
It's been three years since the launch of Dyson's very own robot vacuum, the 360 Eye, and our very own Mat Smith was left impressed when he briefly lived with one in his old Tokyo apartment....
01:52 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Vudu adds Sony TVs to its list of compatible 4K devices
Vudu users with Sony 4K TVs can now watch hundreds of movies in ultra HD, thanks to an update to its Android TV app. If you've got auto-updates enabled, you don't need to do anything to enjo...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget A year on, the iPhone X looks ordinary
When Apple unveiled the iPhone X, Tim Cook said it represented the company's vision of the smartphone of the future. Well now we're in 2018 -- it's technically the future. Given 12 mont...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Littlebits' latest kits are inspired by modern inventors
LittleBits is introducing three new kits that teach children about electronics and how to think with a creative, inventive and activist mindset. The Base Inventor Kit, which will retail for $99.99, co...
12:39 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Windows 10 Preview highlights its 'silent' storage assistant
Ahead of its Windows 10 October update, Microsoft is giving Insiders the jump on Storage Sense: a "silent assistant" that automatically frees up disk space by shifting older, unused, local f...
12:22 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget EU will fine social media sites for lingering extremism
The EU has been threatening to take action against online platforms that fail to remove extremist content within an hour for the most part of the year -- and now we know what form its punishment will ...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget FDA and USDA will meet to debate the future of lab-grown meat
It's inevitable that lab-grown meat will play some kind of role in the future of food supply, but at this stage, it's unclear how much of a role, or what its regulatory frameworks will look ...
11:31 am -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Tesla's wireless charger is back (and it's cheaper)
If you missed out on getting Tesla's wireless phone charger when it was first released, you may want to head over to the company's website ASAP. The automaker has relisted the device for sal...
11:15 am -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget European MPs vote in favor of controversial copyright laws
The EU has voted on copyright reform (again), with members of European Parliament this time voting in favor of the extremely controversial Articles 11 and 13. The 438 to 226 vote, described as "t...
10:50 am -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Apple website leak reveals iPhone XS, XS Max and Xr models
Because it's always right up to the margin, another leak has revealed Apple's new iPhone lineup hours ahead of the big official reveal. Unfortunately for the company, the information has com...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: It's iPhone event day
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's new iPhone day, and as usual our team is preparing for Apple's launch event, which is scheduled to stream live at 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT. We'll be ...
08:45 am -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' saw a 35 percent growth this summer
Pok&eacute;mon Go remains one of the most recognizable mobile games around, but it definitely experienced periods of user decline over the past couple of years after it took the world by storm. Wh...
07:35 am -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget CareerBuilder is the latest to jump on the AR bandwagon
How do you spice up a job-finding app when many of them effectively do the same thing? By adding a few buzzword-laden features, apparently. CareerBuilder has launched a revamped iOS app (Android is ...
06:12 am -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Sharp's 8K satellite receiver is ready for broadcasts to start in Japan
As we learned during IFA last month, the 8K hype train is here whether we're ready or not. In Japan everything is timed to coincide with the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, and as such broadc...
03:38 am -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Google Gboard test makes finding a relevant GIF even faster
The whole point of Google's Gboard is to help you find relevant items without leaving your phone's keyboard, but how do you know there's something useful available while you're cas...
01:52 am -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget YouTube will stream Rihanna's fashion show on September 12th
Paul McCartney isn't the only superstar to have lined up a live YouTube stream these days. Rihanna is broadcasting her Savage x Fenty brand's fashion show on Google's service at 7:30PM ...
12:08 am -04 - Wed, September 12, 2018
Engadget Mercedes' latest GLE melds tech with a super-smooth ride
The EQC isn't Mercedes' only tech-heavy SUV launching in the near future. The brand has taken the wraps off a new version of the GLE where the technology matters as much with what you don&#...
11:13 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget Plex is shutting down its personal cloud streaming service
Media streaming service Plex is shutting down its cloud service at the end of November. The company is making the move because of technical issues and cost concerns. Once support ends, you'll hav...
10:06 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget 'FIFA 19' demo gives you an early taste of The Journey this week
It's that time of year again: FIFA demo season. The demo's 2019 installment for, you guessed it FIFA 19, will be released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One September 13th, around two weeks befor...
09:37 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget Verizon's 5G Home internet and TV service launches October 1st
Today Verizon announced it's launching "the world's first commercial 5G broadband internet service" on October 1st. 5G Home service uses the next generation wireless technology to ...
09:22 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget OKCupid users can choose a pronoun to display in their profile
Online dating service OkCupid now allows its non-binary and LGBT users to choose their pronoun. Once they've selected their gender(s) from their profile, they can either select from a trio of opt...
08:57 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget Amazon will sell full-size, live Christmas trees this holiday season
During the holidays, you may turn to Amazon for hassle-free gift shopping or for some festive decorations, but this year you'll be able to get one more item to deck your home out for Christmas --...
08:36 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget FCC presses pause on review of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger
The FCC just announced it's "pausing the Commission's informal 180-day transaction shot clock" on the merger between Sprint and T-Mobile. The reasoning for this apparently comes fr...
08:08 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget Tesla drops color options to speed up production
We hope you weren't dead set on getting a Tesla vehicle in Silver Metallic or Obsidian Black. Elon Musk has revealed that the company is taking both colors "off the menu" for all its ca...
07:44 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget Amazon snags exclusive Jack White documentary and EP
Amazon will soon be the home for some exclusive Jack White content, the company announced on Tuesday. The musician will release a documentary on Prime Video that centers on his concert at The Anthem i...
07:21 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget TwitchCon's Hackathon returns on October 27
TwitchCon 2018 is fast approaching, and the annual celebration of the streamer community will again hold a hackathon for developers to create fun and/or useful Twitch extensions using the platform...
06:56 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget PayPal will instantly pay businesses after they make a sale
PayPal is adding a new feature for businesses that use its platform for their sales. Funds Now will let certain businesses in good standing -- that means without fraud concerns or an excess of custome...
06:27 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget British Airways hackers used same tools behind Ticketmaster breach
The British Airways web hack wasn't an isolated incident. Analysts at RiskIQ have reported that the breach was likely perpetrated by Magecart, the same criminal enterprise that infiltrated Ticke...
05:56 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget 'The Last Remnant' finally comes to PlayStation a decade late
If you've been waiting patiently for a decade to play The Last Remnant on a PlayStation, we finally have good news for you. A remastered version of the Japanese RPG is coming to the PlayStation 4...
05:19 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget Sacramento Kings use next-gen texting to send tickets and schedules
The Sacramento Kings are still as obsessed with technology as ever, although their latest move could be particularly helpful in the long run. The basketball team has teamed up with Zipwhip to become t...
04:49 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget Apple's iPhone event will be livestreamed on Twitter, too
Don't feel like dusting off Safari or Edge tomorrow to watch Apple's next iPhone reveal? Well, for the first time ever, the event will be live-streamed on Twitter. The news first appeared as...
04:25 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget Tinder's curated 'Top Picks' list is available worldwide
In June, Tinder announced that it was testing a feature that provides Gold members a list of their top matches. Now, Top Picks, as it's called, is available to all paying Tinder Gold subscribers ...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget Facebook's 'Rosetta' AI can extract text from a billion images daily
People online tend to communicate not just with words, but also with images. For a platform like Facebook with over 2 billion monthly active users, that means a plethora of images gets posted every da...
03:25 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget Alphabet's Loon internet balloons broadcast their strongest signal yet
Mere months after shedding its "project" moniker, Google's internet-by-balloon moonshot, Loon has hit another milestone. Last month, the tech juggernaut pushed data packets across seven...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget A letter from the editor: Engadgets next chapter
Hello again. Allow me to reintroduce myself: I am Dana Wollman, once Engadget's resident laptop reviewer, later managing and executive editor, and now editor in chief. I'm delighted to be ta...
02:51 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget Lyft vows to make itself completely carbon neutral
Lyft is taking its environmental commitment to its logical conclusion. The ridesharing outfit has promised to achieve complete carbon neutrality, not just its rides, and will strive to use 100 percen...
02:05 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget Valve approves first uncensored porn game on Steam
Valve's Steam store is getting its first "100% uncensored" porn game with the approval of Dharker Studios' Negligee: Love Stories. Its developer tweeted that the title featuring &q...
01:43 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget One of the most powerful 'Fortnite' guns is no more
It's the end of an era in Fortnite... not that some players will necessarily mind. As part of a relatively minor update, Epic Games has quietly "vaulted" (that is, retired) the Drum Gun...
01:21 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget Sony vows to use 100 percent renewable electricity by 2040
Sony is the latest tech giant pledging to power its worldwide operations with 100 percent renewable energy. All of its 111 global business sites -- which produce everything from games consoles and sem...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget eBay uses iPhone head tracking to help you shop hands-free
Online shopping can be difficult if you don't have full use of your hands, since it frequently assumes that you can tap or click your way through a sale. eBay could make internet purchasing more ...
12:15 pm -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget Sonos IFTTT recipes let your smart home control your music
Last month, Sonos promised to open up its API to third-party companies, and it's off to a great start by partnering with IFTTT. IFTTT lets you automate smart home devices like door locks, thermos...
11:29 am -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget Twitch tests a redesigned Xbox One app to match the PS4
Last spring, Twitch launched a redesigned game streaming app for the PS4, and now it's testing a similarly upgraded front end for Xbox One. Currently to the Insiders test group, Microsoft said it...
10:41 am -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: The drone that can fly for two hours straight
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Good Tuesday morning! Heard about the drone that just keeps flying? How about a bumper crop of gaming news from the Tokyo Game Show? Sony showed off a new trailer ...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget These robotic 'trees' can turn CO2 into concrete
Climate change is killing our planet. The excess production of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses are filling the atmosphere and warming the Earth faster than natural processes can effectively...
08:51 am -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget Watch NASA test Orion's parachutes by dropping it from a plane
NASA has been putting the Orion capsule's parachute system through rigorous testing for years -- it has to work perfectly if it's meant to ensure a safe landing for the spacefarers onboard, ...
07:39 am -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget AT&T's LTE-M device can help doctors perfect prosthetic limbs
AT&amp;T has teamed up with prostheses provider Hanger Clinic to develop a standalone, network-connected device that can help doctors tweak prosthetic limbs for each patient's needs. The smal...
06:15 am -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget A project to remove 88,000 tons of plastic from the Pacific has begun
An ambitious project to clean up the 88,000 tons of plastic floating in the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch" has begun. On Sunday, the Ocean Cleanup Project started towing its "Ocean Clean...
04:55 am -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget Finally, an app for people who dont know how to Google salmon recipes
Imagine: You're trying to make do with whatever's left in your fridge or you've just found a choice (or cheap) cut of meat at the grocery store. You could just Google the ingredient(s) ...
02:55 am -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget Instagram may soon let you tag your friends in videos
Instagram is testing a feature that lets users tag their friends in videos. Unlike with photos, where an overlay on the image shows everyone who's tagged, you can tap a button that takes you to p...
01:07 am -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget Plantronics' updated headphone lineup includes true wireless earbuds
Plantronics has lately made a point of delivering solid wireless audio for relatively little cost, and that's particularly evident this year. It's releasing a refreshed headphone lineup that...
12:28 am -04 - Tue, September 11, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'Shadow of the Tomb Raider' and 'Bojack Horseman'
The NFL is back in action, and along with it we have a slew of fall TV shows returning. That includes bingeable (it's a word) options on Netflix, Amazon and Hulu like Bojack Horseman season five,...
11:14 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Apple Pay and Google Pay can buy you a Slurpee at 7-Eleven
After years of holding out, 7-Eleven is finally ready to embrace tap-to-pay in earnest. The convenience store chain has followed through on earlier teasers by supporting Apple Pay and Google Pay at i...
10:39 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Nerf adds 'Fortnite' blasters to its foam arsenal
Blizzard made waves earlier this year when it announced Nerf guns were coming based on those found in its colorful hero shooter Overwatch, but that's not the only game getting licensed foam blast...
10:01 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget PSVR mystery adventure Dracin arrives November 6th
These days, FromSoftware is known for its grim Dark Souls and Bloodborne action games, and the upcoming Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice isn't disabusing us of that notion. But before the latter hits st...
09:29 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget South Pole Telescope will study 'noise' from the early universe
Scientists just got a valuable tool in their quest to understand the cosmic microwave background radiation that persists from the earliest days of the universe. The South Pole Telescope recently recei...
09:05 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Pinterest is still being used by 250 million people every month
While more prominent social networks are facing slightly slower growth or even seeing user numbers dip a little, Pinterest has quietly become bigger than ever. The company has revealed that more than ...
08:39 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Samsung's LTE tracker locates lost items wherever they are
There are legions of Bluetooth item trackers that can help you find your keys or your bag. However, there's a common problem: without always-on data, you might not find them unless someone with a...
08:16 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget SoundCloud adds weekly personalized playlists
SoundCloud announced today that it's releasing a weekly personalized playlist for its users. Updated every Monday, SoundCloud Weekly pulls music from the platform's millions of creators, whi...
07:52 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Thieves could have cloned Tesla's Model S key fob
Tesla may be more security-conscious than many car manufacturers, but it's still vulnerable to the occasional glaring exploit. KU Leuven researchers have detailed a technique that let them bypas...
07:29 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Nintendo's Pikachu & Eevee Switch is a 'Pokmon' fan's dream
Unless you live in Japan (or won a Labo contest), you haven't had access to a special-edition Switch that's been customized top to bottom. Nintendo is about to change that: it's releas...
07:04 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget FCC received thousands of fake letters supporting NFL's blackout rule
Fake FCC comments aren't just reserved for net neutrality opponents. The Wall Street Journal has discovered that the FCC received about 21,000 identical letters urging the regulator to let the NF...
06:45 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Qualcomms new chipset gives smartwatches new personalities
"Smartwatches are a highly integrated platform," said Pankaj Kedia, Qualcomm's Senior Director of smart wearables, at the company's Snapdragon Wear 3100 event earlier today. To tha...
06:12 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget 'Flying battery' drone can apparently hover non-stop for two hours
A startup called Impossible Aerospace claims its "flying battery" drone has a flight time of up to two hours. If that holds true, the US-1 will be able to stay in the air almost five times l...
05:50 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Montblanc Summit 2 will be the first Snapdragon Wear 3100 watch
Moments after Qualcomm announced its latest Snapdragon Wear 3100 chipset for smartwatches, it also unveiled the first ever Wear OS device to make use of it: The Montblanc Summit 2. Essentially a seque...
05:43 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget New York state approves two dollar-based cryptocurrencies
Today, New York approved the first digital currencies that are tied to the US dollar, called "stablecoins." These cryptocurrencies avoid the price volatility of their brethren by being pegge...
05:21 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Walmart may be experimenting with wireless power to cut battery costs
Today, Ossia announced that it has struck a deal with Walmart to explore how its wireless power technology can be used by the retail giant. Walmart is hoping to save money on power costs across its ma...
05:21 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Walmart is experimenting with wireless power to cut battery costs
Today, Ossia announced that it has struck a deal with Walmart to explore how its wireless power technology can be used by the retail giant. Walmart is hoping to save money on power costs across its ma...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Facebook Lite adds Community Help crisis response tool
Facebook announced today that it's bringing its Community Help tool to Facebook Lite. The feature, which evolved out of Safety Check, helps users connect in the event of a crisis, allowing them t...
04:41 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget 38 Studios' 'Kingdoms of Amalur' finds a second life at THQ
Curt Schilling's 38 Studios imploded years ago, but its gaming legacy might live for a while longer. THQ Nordic has bought the intellectual property for Kingdoms of Amalur, including the Amalur-...
04:10 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Qualcomms latest Snapdragon Wear chip could revitalize smartwatches
Don't give up on smartwatches just yet. Qualcomm has finally unveiled its latest made-for-wearables processor, which it first teased at Google I/O earlier this year. The new chipset is called the...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA Shield update includes in-game voice chat support
NVIDIA is rolling out a Shield software upgrade today, bringing users new features as well as the return of one old one. The company's new GeForce Now beta was released not long ago and today...
03:43 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget 'Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles' is coming to the Switch and PS4
Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition isn't the only Final Fantasy game coming to the Switch. Square Enix is doubling down on its ports of the JRPG series by bringing Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles t...
03:22 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Bungie will offer real-life rewards to Destiny 2 raid victors
If you're planning on participating in Bungie's Destiny 2: Forsaken Last Wish raid starting this Friday, then you may want to take note of the prizes on offer. The first fireteam to emerge t...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget AT&T is launching mobile 5G in five more cities this year
Today, AT&amp;T announced the remaining cities to receive mobile 5G through the end of 2018. These are Houston, Jacksonville, Louisville, New Orleans and San Antonio. This is in addition to the se...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Tune into our iPhone event liveblog on Wednesday at 1PM ET!
Is it that time of year again? My, that was fast. We are already in the second week of September, which means Engadget and the rest of the tech press are about to converge on Apple Park to hear all ab...
02:36 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget OnePlus 6T will include an in-display fingerprint reader
OnePlus' next phone, likely to be called the OnePlus 6T, will have an in-display fingerprint reader, CNET reports. OnePlus confirmed the feature, dubbed Screen Lock, saying it had initially plann...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget What we're listening to: Ghibliotheque
I firmly believe that Studio Ghibli is one of the best animation studios in the world. So does Michael Leader, digital lead for Film4 and regular host of Truth &amp; Movies, a film podcast by Litt...
01:03 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget 'Professor Layton and the Curious Village' is coming to iOS
More than 11 years after its Japan debut on the Nintendo DS, the game that started the Professor Layton franchise is heading to iOS. Apple tweeted that Professor Layton and the Curious Village is &quo...
12:31 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Samsung's New York AI center will focus on robotics
Samsung now has an artificial intelligence center in New York City -- its third in North America and sixth in total -- with an eye on robotics; a first for the company. It opened in Chelsea, Manhattan...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget HPs Metal Jet could be a huge leap for commercial 3D printing
Just a few years after launching its Multi Jet Fusion 3D printer, HP is ready to get into the world of 3D metal printing with Metal Jet, a new commercial platform. (Did you expect it to be called anyt...
11:45 am -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Mercedes self-driving van concept swaps bodies to match its cargo
Self-driving vehicles are useful for hauling both people and cargo, but you can usually only prioritize one of those tasks unless you can afford to buy separate vehicles. Mercedes-Benz might have a s...
11:35 am -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget 'Project Judge' is the new series from the creators of 'Yakuza'
If you're all Yakuza'd out, then we have some good news. The creators of your favorite gangster series have something new -- Project Judge (or Judge Eyes, depending on your translation choi...
11:10 am -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Square Enix survival-shooter 'Left Alive' delayed to 2019
Square Enix's mysterious Left Alive project has been pushed back from an ambiguous "2018" release date to February 28th, 2019 in Japan. The delay isn't a huge surprise given how li...
10:44 am -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Maybe this is the new cheap iPhone
Welcome back! The major news this week is set to be Apple's big iPhone showcase on Wednesday. We're expecting new phones, a new Apple Watch and possibly more from the company's fancy ne...
10:34 am -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget SNK fighting series 'Samurai Shodown' is making a comeback on PS4
It's been ten years since the last genuinely new Samurai Shodown title has appeared. At Sony PlayStation's Tokyo Game Show warmup, we were treated to a brief teaser of a brand new game, Samu...
10:22 am -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget 'Kingdom Hearts 3' trailer shows off 'Big Hero 6' world
Back in 2015, Square Enix confirmed that Big Hero 6 would be a playable world in Kingdom Hearts 3. Since then, though, we've heard zilch about Hiro, the lovable Baymax and the rest of San Fransok...
10:00 am -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Sphero Bolt is a robotic ball with programmable LED lights
Sphero has a new robotic ball, and it's noticeably livelier and more colorful than its older models. The Sphero Bolt will look like the SPRK+ at first until its 8x8 LED Matrix starts moving and d...
08:04 am -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Boring Company steers its latest machine with an Xbox controller
It might not be all that exciting to dig tunnels, but The Boring Company may have a way of livening things up a bit: give the operators a gamepad. The Elon Musk-owned outfit has posted a video showin...
06:02 am -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Tesla offers 'immediate' Model 3 deliveries to boost sales numbers
Tesla is determined to burnish its Model 3 sales figures, and that means getting the EV into customers' hands as quickly as possible -- including through some unconventional methods. Electrek has...
04:00 am -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget MIT machine vision system figures out what it's looking at by itself
Robotic vision is already pretty good, assuming that it's being used within the narrow bounds of the application for which it's been designed. That's fine for machines that perform a sp...
02:56 am -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Google Home updates may help you wind down at night
While Google has yet to launch its digital wellbeing features on Android phones, it's already thinking of how to bring them to the smart speaker in your living room. The 9to5Google team has disc...
01:30 am -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Instagram's emoji shortcuts help you comment in record time
If you can't post comments without tossing in at least one emoji to make your feelings clear, you'll be glad to know that Instagram has your back. After months of testing, Instagram has intr...
12:03 am -04 - Mon, September 10, 2018
Engadget Purported 'iPhone XC' leak shows color varieties and dual SIMs
There's been plenty of buzz around the iPhone XS ahead of Apple's September 12th event, but what about the rumored 6.1-inch LCD iPhone, the more affordable device of the bunch? Don't w...
10:31 pm -04 - Sun, September 9, 2018
Engadget Netflix, Hulu and Amazon win numerous creative Emmy awards
The Primetime Emmys might not take place until September 17th, but that isn't stopping streaming services from enjoying some critical acclaim ahead of time. Amazon, Hulu and Netflix all took home...
08:58 pm -04 - Sun, September 9, 2018
Engadget CBS chief Les Moonves to step down amid new sexual assault claims
After weeks of swirling sexual misconduct allegations, CBS chief Les Moonves appears to be on the way out. CNN's executive sources have claimed that Moonves is about to step down now that an exi...
08:58 pm -04 - Sun, September 9, 2018
Engadget CBS chief Les Moonves to step down amid new sexual assault claims (updated)
After weeks of swirling sexual misconduct allegations, CBS chief Les Moonves appears to be on the way out. CNN's executive sources have claimed that Moonves is about to step down now that an exit...
07:26 pm -04 - Sun, September 9, 2018
Engadget Microsoft lets companies pay for Windows 7 support until 2023
Microsoft must still be scarred by having to support Windows XP well past its expiry date, as it's drawing a line in the sand for Windows 7 users. Corporate and institutional customers can only ...
05:59 pm -04 - Sun, September 9, 2018
Engadget Apple's latest show acquisitions include an elephant documentary
Apple's future streaming video service will have more to offer than a wave of dramas and comedies. The tech giant has bought rights to both the nature documentary The Elephant Queen as well as t...
04:32 pm -04 - Sun, September 9, 2018
Engadget Pro gaming tournament will ask attendees to open fight sticks
Following the shooting that occurred last month during a Madden 19 tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, a number of tournament organizers said they planned to beef up security at their upcoming events...
03:00 pm -04 - Sun, September 9, 2018
Engadget After Math: Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes
This has been quite the "disruptive" week with TechCrunch's marquee event going on at the San Francisco Moscone Center, and not just for startups. InfoWars was disinvited from yet anoth...
01:29 pm -04 - Sun, September 9, 2018
Engadget MoviePass product chief leaves after six months
If MoviePass was hoping that recent talent additions would help it escape its financial woes, it might want to put those dreams on hold. The company has confirmed to Variety that Chief Product Office...
12:00 pm -04 - Sun, September 9, 2018
Engadget Ben Heck designs a Raspberry Pi console without HDMI
Building a portable Raspberry Pi console has worked out well for Ben and the team. Reproducing it is where things get tricky. Thanks to Autodesk's Eagle and Fusion 360, Ben can visualize the desi...
07:55 am -04 - Sun, September 9, 2018
Engadget Judge OKs Dish lawsuit over Univision's soccer livestreams
Dish and Univision haven't been on the friendliest of terms for quite a while now, and we doubt this development will help bridge the widening gap between the two companies. According to The Holl...
03:57 am -04 - Sun, September 9, 2018
Engadget In 'Fortnite' Monopoly, Tilted Towers is the new Boardwalk
How do you get Fortnite-obsessed kids to play an old-school board game? By putting Fortnite in the board game, of course. Epic and Hasbro have revealed a Fortnite version of Monopoly that replaces t...
02:31 am -04 - Sun, September 9, 2018
Engadget Nintendo Switch cloud saves won't be available for some games
There are a lot of reasons why cloud-based backup is one of Nintendo Switch Online's most awaited features. It can make sure you don't lose your progress if your game suddenly gets corrupted...
12:59 am -04 - Sun, September 9, 2018
Engadget Trump tells Apple to build more US plants in response to tariffs
If Apple was hoping to elicit sympathy for the potential impact of US tariffs on product prices... well, it's not going to get any from the highest levels of government. In one of his characteris...
11:30 pm -04 - Sat, September 8, 2018
Engadget YouTube pulls Russian opposition ads ahead of elections
YouTube is no stranger to pulling videos based on their content, but now it also has to worry about when a video is available. The Google-owned service has removed ads from Russian opposition leader ...
09:58 pm -04 - Sat, September 8, 2018
Engadget Two of Samsung's livelier mid-range devices reach the US
Competition among mid-range mobile devices hasn't been particularly fierce in the US as of late. Outside of value-for-money phones like the Moto G6, the focus has remained squarely on premium ge...
08:26 pm -04 - Sat, September 8, 2018
Engadget Your Vizio smart TV might tell you if it spied on you
Vizio smart TVs might display a strange notification in the near future -- one telling you if the company collected and sold your data. Back in 2015, a ProPublica expos&eacute; revealed that Vizio...
06:57 pm -04 - Sat, September 8, 2018
Engadget Key suspect in JPMorgan hack is now in US custody
Closure might be coming for victims of the massive JPMorgan Chase hack in 2014. The country of Georgia has extradited the alleged (and until now mysterious) hacker at the core of the crime, Andrei Ty...
05:30 pm -04 - Sat, September 8, 2018
Engadget Recommended Reading: Brands are not your friend
Why Comcast Sent Me PizzaIan Bogost,The AtlanticBrands -- well, #brands may be the more accurate term here -- do all sorts of things that seem like they're rewarding you, dear customer, for some ...
04:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 8, 2018
Engadget A date with my Tinder data
I was on Tinder for almost four years. I'm no longer single, but Tinder and its parent company, Match, still have data on me. I didn't delete my profile -- I didn't even think to -- so ...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 8, 2018
Engadget Ask Engadget: Which devices are easiest to sanitize?
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, September 8, 2018
Engadget Three days with Canons EOS R full-frame mirrorless camera
Earlier this week, Canon unveiled one of the most critical products in its history: the full-frame mirrorless EOS R. On paper, it had a lot going for it, like an all-new mount that will allow for supe...
12:30 pm -04 - Sat, September 8, 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 make sure NASA's Kepler spacecraft is still going, and disc...
10:57 am -04 - Sat, September 8, 2018
Engadget BMW will unveil its Formula E racer next week
The fifth season of the Formula E championship is scheduled to start on December 15th in Saudi Arabia, and it will be the first one where BMW participates as an official manufacturer. While all of the...
07:58 am -04 - Sat, September 8, 2018
Engadget Apple seeks major newspaper allies for its subscription bundle
While rumors indicate Apple has bigger plans for its subscription bundle than just news, it has to start somewhere. In order to get that rolling, Recode reports it has opened discussions with the New ...
01:53 am -04 - Sat, September 8, 2018
Engadget Apple yanks Alex Jones' InfoWars app
After Alex Jones and InfoWars drew bans from Facebook, YouTube and Apple Podcasts over repeated violations of their conduct policies, fans of the network downloaded its apps to continue accessing the ...
01:18 am -04 - Sat, September 8, 2018
Engadget China's richest man Jack Ma will retire on Monday
In an interview with the New York Times Jack Ma revealed his plan to step down as executive chairman of Alibaba -- often referred to as China's Amazon -- on Monday. He co-founded the Chinese inte...
01:18 am -04 - Sat, September 8, 2018
Engadget China's richest man Jack Ma will retire on Monday (updated)
In an interview with the New York Times Jack Ma revealed his plan to step down as executive chairman of Alibaba -- often referred to as China's Amazon -- on Monday. He co-founded the Chinese inte...
12:32 am -04 - Sat, September 8, 2018
Engadget Apple: Proposed China tariffs will make Watch, AirPods more expensive
Apple claims that proposed US tariffs on $200 billion of goods from China will make some of its products (including Apple Watch, HomePod, AirPods and Mac mini) more expensive. The company said in a l...
11:08 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Tesla's new President takes control of automotive operations
Tesla wrapped up an interesting week -- CEO Elon Musk took a puff or two from a joint live on Joe Rogan's podcast, its recently-hired chief accounting officer quit after less than a month on the ...
09:42 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Audible offers two of its original audiobooks free every month
Audible isn't done offering freebies (of sorts) to subscribers. Members now receive two Audible Originals audiobooks every month on top of whatever they download using their credits. The Amazon-o...
09:10 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Amazon Go competitor opens a cashierless store in San Francisco
A startup called Standard Cognition hopes to steal some of Amazon's thunder by opening a cashierless store in San Francisco -- Amazon Go currently has three stores, all in the Seattle area. Stand...
08:36 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Justice Department antitrust head says big tech isnt necessarily bad
Earlier this week, after Facebook and Twitter executives testified before Congress about misinformation, election meddling and content monitoring, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced he would ...
08:05 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Twitter and Periscope now offer audio-only live broadcasts
Twitter has offered at least some form of live video for years, but what if you can't (or don't want to) put something on camera? You no longer have to point followers somewhere else to hear...
07:34 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Amazon's checkout-free Go store is heading to New York
Amazon is getting ready to open an Amazon Go store in New York, The Information reports. Job listings for a new Amazon Go location popped up Thursday night and the company confirmed to The Information...
07:12 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Overwatch League adds teams from Toronto, Vancouver and Paris
Activision Blizzard has rounded out the Overwatch League ranks for the second season of Overwatch's top-level professional competition. The company confirmed that eight more teams will compete, i...
06:51 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Pentagon pledges $2 billion for AI research
The US Department of Defense will put up to $2 billion towards artificial intelligence research over the next five years, the Washington Post reports. Steven Walker, director of the Defense Advanced R...
06:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget The US government comes for Google, Facebook, and Twitter
Facebook, Twitter, and Google were threatened by lawmakers from three distinct quarters on Wednesday. A leaked email from the largest US telecom lobbying group tells us where this is headed.One threat...
06:16 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Bumble adds a 'Snooze' feature to encourage digital detox
More and more app developers are recognizing that sometimes, it's good to take a break from your phone and other devices. Bumble is the latest company to take part in this trend. The dating, netw...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Facebooks next big augmented reality push is multiplayer games
Even as Facebook faces extreme pressure from Congress on issues like foreign interference and fake news, the company has to remain focused on keeping users tied to its many products. After all, that&#...
05:40 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Huawei was caught cheating on phone benchmarks
You'd think smartphone manufacturers would have learned their lesson after being caught cheating multiple times, but that's apparently not the case. UL Benchmarks (aka the Futuremark team) ...
05:40 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Huawei was caught cheating on phone benchmarks (updated)
You'd think smartphone manufacturers would have learned their lesson after being caught cheating multiple times, but that's apparently not the case. UL Benchmarks (aka the Futuremark team) h...
05:29 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Amazon poaches Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn for new fashion series
Project Runway is set to return to its original network, Bravo, after 11 seasons on Lifetime, but when it does, it will be without stars Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn. Instead, the two will be working on a ...
05:18 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Apple Music adds global and regional top 100 charts
Apple is adding a new feature to its music streaming service today -- charts of Apple Music's top-streamed songs. Rolling Stone reports that the company now has 116 "top 100" charts, wh...
05:07 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Microsoft is hosting a Surface event in NYC on October 2nd
It's that time of the year again! Microsoft just sent out invites for its next major Surface hardware event on October 2nd. It'll be set in NYC, just like last year when it showed off the Su...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Overwatch is part of Octobers $12 Humble Bundle
If you haven't heard of Humble Bundle, it's a service that offers discounted games and ebooks for charity. You purchase a pre-selected bundle that offers a very good value, and part of your ...
04:43 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Apple is creating an online portal for law enforcement data requests
Apple and law enforcement have had a contentious relationship, frequently butting heads over what level of access Apple should provide officials when approached. The issue came into a rather public sp...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Blend-Off: Vitamix vs. Blendtec
By Lesley StocktonThis 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...
03:34 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Twitter design test brings Explore and Bookmarks to the web
Twitter is testing a redesign that brings some features from its mobile app and browser to the desktop. The trial run, which the company says a small number of people are already seeing, adds the Expl...
03:12 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Planet-hunting Kepler telescope declares that it is not, in fact, dead
At this point, most space enthusiasts and insiders have said their goodbyes to the Kepler spacecraft. We've known for months that it's very low on fuel, and its planet-hunting replacement, T...
02:49 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Top-grossing Mac App Store app steals users browser histories
Adware Doctor is a top app in Apple's Mac App Store, sitting at number five in the list of top paid apps and leading the list of top utilities apps, as of writing. It says it's meant to prev...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget A popular fetish app stored passwords in plain text
"Pursuant to our records, we have not identified an account associated with [your email address]. In order to enable us to exercise your request to receive access to your personal data, we kindly...
01:35 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget 'Civilization VI' arrives on the Nintendo Switch November 16th
On November 16th, the latest installment in the popular Civilization video game franchise will launch on the Nintendo Switch. The studio announced that the Switch version of Civilization VI will inclu...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget How fitness- and health-tracking apps failed me during my pregnancy
I'm not a super fit person. I am considered a healthy weight, and I exercise simply because I enjoy eating and drinking whatever I want. For my type A personality, fitness and health tracking has...
12:31 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget FTC seizes fake military recruitment websites
FTC has successfully seized and shut down a number of fake military recruitment websites that trick people into giving them their personal information. The websites' operators, Alabama-based comp...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget New York shines in Sonys new Spider-Man game
With its high rent, heavy traffic and unreliable subway system, New York can be a tough place to live. For many, it's a nonstop grind of work and sleep to make rent and pay the bills each month. ...
11:25 am -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Tesla touchscreens to offer minimalist 'fade mode'
Screens can be distracting and, therefore, dangerous if you're driving an expensive car down the freeway. If you own a Tesla, though, fear not: the company is adding a software feature that will ...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: A dating app data breach
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We'll wrap up a short week with an appointment for Google's Pixel 3 event next month, a smart mirror containing the trapped spirit of a fitness instructo...
09:45 am -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Leaked five-camera Nokia phone has a few lenses too many
In a world overtaken by dual-camera monstrosities, one company wanted more. Much more. All the more. If this leaked image of a new Nokia phone from HMD is to believed, the company will attempt to push...
09:10 am -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Hospitals will use robot ducks to comfort kids with cancer
Aflac's robotic therapy ducks have started waddling their way to children's cancer hospitals nationwide after making their debut at CES earlier this year. The company is distributing the rob...
08:15 am -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Outdated concepts for Google's 'Shortwave' podcast app leak
A few weeks ago, Google confirmed its Area 120 startup incubator is working on a podcast app called Shortwave. It told The Verge at the time that it "helps users discover and consume spoken-word ...
06:10 am -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Largest offshore wind farm opens off England's coast
The largest offshore wind farm to date has officially opened off of the Cumbrian coast in the Irish Sea and it has the ability to power 590,000 homes. The 659-megawatt Walney Extension takes up an are...
03:10 am -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget AI robots can develop prejudices, just like us mere mortals
It's not only humans and animals that can hold biases against outsiders. Psychology and computer science researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Cardiff University have dis...
01:40 am -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Physical copies of 'Jurassic World' come with an AR baby raptor experience
The franchise hype leading up to the theatrical release of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom earlier in the summer included a slew of AR and VR games. Unsurprisingly, there's another on the way to c...
12:33 am -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Banning Alex Jones proves Twitter cant be impartial
All efforts to save @RealAlexJones and @InfoWars from themselves have failed, and you can blame Jack Dorsey for that. Whether or not he intervened in applying a seven-day suspension for rulebreaking t...
12:00 am -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Mira's AI-powered fertility monitor is now available for purchase
A company called Mira showed off its fertility monitor at CES earlier this year with the promise that it's much more accurate than the other digital trackers out there. Now, the technology is fin...
12:00 am -04 - Fri, September 7, 2018
Engadget Mira's AI-powered fertility monitor is now available for purchase (update)
A company called Mira showed off its fertility monitor at CES earlier this year with the promise that it's much more accurate than the other digital trackers out there. Now, the technology is fin...
10:31 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Walmart orders 30 more Tesla Semi trucks for its fleet
Walmart must be enthused with Tesla's vision for electric trucking, since it's quadrupling the size of its Semi order. The retailer is buying 30 additional Semis on top of the 10 it purchas...
09:57 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Fender's music instruction app now includes bass lessons
Fender has added bass lessons to its Fender Play platform, providing users with bite-sized exercises, a number of instructors to learn from and a slew of skills to master. Those working on developing ...
09:37 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Google will reveal its latest Pixel phones October 9th
Google has confirmed that its upcoming hardware event will take place October 9th in New York City at 11AM Eastern Time. The company is likely to reveal the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones, though plent...
09:17 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Comcast's Xfinity Stream app is now available on select Samsung TVs
Today, Xfinity announced that the Stream app, currently in beta, is now available on 2017 and 2018 model Samsung Smart TVs. This app allows Xfinity customers to watch live TV, on demand programming an...
08:55 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Twitter bans Alex Jones and InfoWars permanently
Alex Jones can add Twitter to the ever-growing list of social media sites that he's no longer welcome on. The micro-blogging platform announced on Thursday afternoon that Jones and his InfoWars c...
08:40 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Are Facebook and Twitter scared enough to work together?
The last time a bunch of social media execs testified before congress the hearings ended with US House Representative Ted Lieu (D-CA) calling it a "dumb" and "stupid" sideshow. He ...
08:22 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Uber app tweak shows how you'll swap between calling a car and a scooter
Uber has stated its intentions to include scooters alongside in its retinue of transportation options, and last week, news emerged that they're planning on building their own models alongside bik...
08:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Nokia's 6.1 Android phone drops to $230
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...
07:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget DJI Mavic 2 Review: Two fantastic drones, one tough choice
The wait is over. DJI recently announced the sequel to the immensely popular Mavic Pro, and it looks like the new version has almost everything a Mavic fan could want. The new Mavic 2 comes in two var...
07:02 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget British Airways website hack exposed customer financial data
While we've gotten used to regular data breaches, it's been awhile since news of one hit the airline industry. But customers who booked flights on British Airways' website or app betwee...
06:41 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget BMW will release its in-car voice-controlled assistant next year
BMW unveiled its Intelligent Personal Assistant at TechCrunch Disrupt today, which will give drivers voice control over their vehicle's settings, alert them to issues and let them check in on the...
06:18 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Lyft's first electric scooters arrive in Denver
Lyft is making moves in the electric scooter market, as it is bringing the dockless devices to Denver, the first US city in which it will operate its scooter service. Lyft has permits to operate scoot...
05:47 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget YouTube TV users can pause their subscription for up to six months
Google is now giving YouTube TV subscribers the option of pausing their subscription. Spotted by Android Police, the new feature allows users to pause their membership for up to six months. Google not...
05:26 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Fujifilm's X-T3 arrives with faster autofocus and 4K 60 fps video
Fujifilm has unveiled the $1,500 X-T3, the newest and most technologically advanced member of its X-Series APS-C mirrorless cameras. It's a follow up to the company's high-end X-T2, already ...
05:17 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget US charges North Korean man linked to Sony hack and WannaCry
The US Treasury Department announced today that it has sanctioned one individual and one group connected to malicious cyber activities perpetuated by North Korea's government. Park Jin Hyok, a co...
05:07 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget A spying service leaked personal data on millions of customers
This week, Krebs on Security revealed that mSpy leaked the data of millions of paying customers online, including passwords, call logs, text messages, contacts, notes, location data and even Apple iCl...
04:46 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Biometric security now has an industry-wide testing standard
Biometric security is par for the course on smartphones and increasingly common on PCs, but there hasn't been a standard way to verify that the technology passes muster. That's where the FID...
04:25 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Netflixs Narcos: Mexico premieres November 16th
Netflix has released a trailer for its new series Narcos: Mexico, a follow up to its three-season series Narcos. With Narcos: Mexico, the show moves out of Colombia and away from the Cali cartel, focu...
04:04 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget IBM used NYPD surveillance cameras to develop facial recognition tech
It's not a secret that the NYPD has been using facial recognition tech, though the details of the program have been kept under wraps. Now, The Intercept has learned that IBM developed the technol...
03:43 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Amazon adds Spanish options to its kid-friendly FreeTime Unlimited
Amazon is expanding its kid-friendly FreeTime and FreeTime Unlimited features by adding Spanish-language media. FreeTime Unlimited is a subscription service starting at $3/month that includes a range ...
03:22 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Amazon's newest Fire HD 8 tablet offers always-on Alexa
Amazon has offered truly hands-free Alexa on the Fire HD 10 tablet, but not its 8-inch counterpart -- you've had to wake it up first, which isn't much use when you're across the room. ...
03:17 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget DOJ will reportedly charge North Korean operative for Sony hack
The Justice Department will reportedly announce charges today against at least one North Korean operative connected to the 2014 cyberattack on Sony Pictures, the Washington Post reports. Officials tol...
03:11 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget European Commission approves Apples purchase of Shazam
After launching an investigation into Apple's proposed acquisition of Shazam in April, the European Commission has cleared the deal. The EC looked into whether data obtained in the purchase would...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Alexa and Cortana devices can control your Xbox One by voice
Microsoft's Alexa-Cortana love affair now extends to the console in your living room. As rumored in June, Xbox Insiders in the US can now use Alexa and Cortana voice commands to control Xbox One...
02:55 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget You can play 600 classic games on this $50 retro gaming console
While the Xbox One X and PlayStation 4 offer state-of-the-art gaming experiences, there's something special about the simple gameplay of vintage consoles like the NES. While it's harder than...
02:22 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Uber will suspend low-rated riders in Australia and New Zealand
Uber is putting its passenger ratings to use, imposing temporary bans on riders with lower scores. The company introduced this policy in Brazil earlier this year and will begin imposing these bans on ...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget How a data request turned into a data breach
The process was smooth enough, with the right safeguards apparently in place.I emailed the dating app Coffee Meets Bagel to request personal data. Within 24 hours the company asked for a selfie of me ...
01:39 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget How to watch EA's Jacksonville Tribute Livestream
Today, EA will hold The Jacksonville Tribute Stream to remember Elijah Clayton and Taylor Robertson, the professional gamers who were killed in a shooting at a Madden 19 tournament. Since its purpose ...
01:18 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Instagram offers parents a guide for children's social safety
Using smartphones and other digital devices in a less obsessive, more mindful way has been a hot topic of conversation with consumers and tech companies alike. Instagram, probably one of the most addi...
01:02 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Skydio drops the price of its R1 follow-me drone to $1,999
Today, Skydio, the company behind the camera drone R1, announced new features for its autonomous photography and video device. These include new Skills which are focused on obtaining quick, easy video...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Native Instruments latest performance controllers do beats on a budget
If you're into digital DJing or music production, you'll be very familiar with Native Instruments. For disc jockeys, Traktor (software) in combination with the Kontrol S series of hardware i...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget The Das Keyboard 5Q's fingertip notifications aren't that useful
We deal with an utter firehose of information in our daily lives, and sorting through it all is a huge task. It's not uncommon to miss important messages, or forget some key task. Das Keyboard�...
12:29 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget 'Eve Online' studio acquired by Korean MMO maker
Eve Online developer CCP Games has been acquired by Pearl Abyss, the South Korean studio behind the action-oriented MMORPG Black Desert Online. According to VentureBeat, the deal was worth $425 millio...
12:01 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget TP-Link's latest WiFi router is a gaming beast
TP-Link has unveiled its most powerful gaming router yet, and it's jacked. The Archer C5400X features 1.8 GHz 64-bit quad-core CPU, three co-processors and 1 GB RAM to reach WiFi speeds up to 540...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget You can now buy Brilliant's light switch smart home hubs
Brilliant debuted its smart home control system at CES back in January, and now it's finally available to buy. Unlike other smart home products, Brilliant's works by plugging directly into y...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget A $1,500 smart mirror brings live fitness classes to your home
Fitness apps aren't anything new, but none of them can really replicate how it is to be in a class, with the instructor encouraging you in real-time or helping you out if you can't quite do ...
11:31 am -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Swedens official tweets wont come from citizens anymore
IKEA, ABBA, Volvo... Sweden has given the world a lot of great things, and back in 2011 it added to the list by becoming the first country to let regular citizens run its official Twitter account. Eve...
11:05 am -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Nielsen steps up its tracking of digital gaming and esports
Nielsen has acquired gaming industry intelligence firm SuperData Research to give its ability to track games and esports a boost. According to its announcement, the acquisition will allow it to keep a...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: The best Roomba yet and Stop BEZOS
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Now that yesterday's very important social media testimony for Congress is over, we're taking a look at what everyone has learned. Also, there's a n...
08:35 am -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Valve explains 'progress' toward a new Steam Store content policy
It's been a few months since Valve announced an "allow everything onto the Steam Store, except for things that we decide are illegal, or straight up trolling" content policy and it'...
07:01 am -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Logitech's Crayon for iPad is available to everyone September 12th
Logitech's Crayon was a dream for 2018 iPad owners who wanted stylus input without paying a premium for Apple's Pencil, but there was a catch: the schools-only focus ruled it out for anyone ...
06:03 am -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Netflix revives political thriller 'Designated Survivor'
Netflix has saved President Tom Kirkman's re-election bid from failure by snapping up Designated Survivor after ABC canceled the show. According to Deadline, the third season of Kiefer Sutherland...
04:01 am -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Theres finally a Roombathat canempty itself
Since 2002, iRobot's Roomba has been something of a status symbol: a robot vacuum that can clean your floors while you sit back and relax. It's steadily become better and more efficient at c...
03:36 am -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Garmin adds Deezer to its music-playing fitness watches
To date, Garmin's music-capable fitness watches have had access to iHeartRadio and... that's about it. You're about to get some much-needed variety, though, as Deezer's music serv...
02:36 am -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Paul McCartney will play a YouTube concert on September 7th
Paul McCartney is no stranger to embracing technology, and you're about to get further proof of it. The iconic musician is performing an "intimate" YouTube concert on September 7th at ...
01:42 am -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Toyota recalls over a million hybrid vehicles due to fire risk
Toyota is recalling more than a million Prius and C-HR hybrids worldwide due to a fire risk. Around 192,000 Prius vehicles in the US and more than 550,000 cars in Japan are involved in the recall, whi...
12:32 am -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget 'PUBG launch on Xbox brings Sanhok map, but no War Mode
Bluehole celebrated the full launch of PUBG 1.0 out of its preview phase on Xbox One by adding the small map Sanhok, which debuted on PC back in June, and a special Event Pass. Unfortunately, players ...
12:05 am -04 - Thu, September 6, 2018
Engadget Lockheed's drone challenge: create an AI pilot that beats pro racers
While autonomous drones exist, they're not usually what you'd call speedy when many skilled pilots could beat them in a race. Lockheed Martin and the Drone Racing League want to do better. T...
10:54 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Twitter wants to increase the health of public conversation
Twitter doesn't only want to be more transparent about the toxic content on its site, it also wants to be more proactive about removing it altogether. Speaking to the House Committee on Energy an...
10:18 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Uber doesn't plan to sell its self-driving car division
Uber isn't in a rush to sell its self-driving car unit despite the fatal Arizona crash and its aftermath. Company chief Dara Khosrowshahi told Reuters in an interview that there aren't any ...
09:47 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget ESPN is testing a global fantasy soccer game
ESPN has launched a new global fantasy soccer game that will let soccer fans around the world compete across 13 global editions of ESPN.com. ESPN Fantasy Soccer, which launched in beta today, is prese...
09:15 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Sandbergs alternative facts comment wont help Facebooks cause
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee today, addressing social media's role in election meddling and their platforms' ef...
08:58 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Ubisoft rewards two-factor use with free 'Rainbow Six: Siege' skin
Epic isn't the only one using the promise of free in-game fashion to promote healthier security. Ubisoft is rewarding account holders with a free Rainbow Six: Siege skin if they enable two-factor...
08:27 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Twitter is keeping 500,000 bots from logging in every day
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is currently testifying before the House Energy and Commerce Committee and in response to questions from Representatives Kathy Castor (D-FL) and Gene Green (D-TX) about bots, D...
08:16 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget TSA plans wider expansion for 3D luggage-scanning machines
The TSA had already planned to expand its pilot program using specially-designed CT scanners to screen airline passenger luggage from tests in Phoenix and Boston to major airports in Chicago, Los Ange...
07:54 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Bernie Sanders bill would tax Amazon and others over low wages
Critics have frequently accused Amazon of underpaying warehouse employees to the point where staff must live on food stamps and other government subsidies, and there's now a Senate bill that puts...
07:43 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Twitter's shadow banning bug 'unfairly filtered' 600,000 accounts
Twitter's supposed account shadow banning, which the company says was a bug, was "unfairly filtering 600,000 accounts, including some members of Congress" in search auto-complete and re...
07:33 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget WWEs live Facebook show is returning for a second season
Some of WWE's biggest superstars will return to Facebook Watch when the second season of Mixed Match Challenge premieres September 18th at 10PM Eastern. A preshow will air before each 30-minute e...
07:12 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Vimeo drops its YouTube rivalry in favor of selling stock footage
For the longest time, Vimeo was one of YouTube's most conspicuous alternatives. It was where you posted your indie production if you weren't a fan of YouTube's approach and it even cre...
07:12 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Vimeo's latest tool for video pros is stock footage
For the longest time, Vimeo was one of YouTube's most conspicuous alternatives. It was where you posted your indie production if you weren't a fan of YouTube's approach and it even crea...
06:51 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Jeff Sessions worries social networks are 'intentionally stifling' speech
You can add another voice to the chorus of right-wing figures alleging (or insinuating) that internet giants may be biased against conservatives. The Justice Department has confirmed to TechCrunch th...
06:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Watch review: Safe, but satisfying
Samsung is one of those companies you can count on to take interesting risks, like resuscitating the stylus or reselling a version of a phone that was best known for bursting into flames. With its lat...
06:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Watch review: Safe but satisfying
Samsung is one of those companies you can count on to take interesting risks, like resuscitating the stylus or reselling a version of a phone that was best known for bursting into flames. With its lat...
06:07 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Nike releases its first NFC-enabled soccer kit for Chelsea FC
Nike is bringing its NFC-enabled replica sports jerseys to the soccer sphere for the first time through its partnership with English Premier League club Chelsea. The $90 shirt, which the likes of Eden...
05:40 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Uber gives drivers emergency button and conceals passenger locations
Uber has added more safety features for passengers and drivers in the last few months, like alerts for trusted contacts and a button to quickly contact emergency services. Today, the company unveiled ...
05:13 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Twitter is considering a transparency report on suspended accounts
As part of his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee today, in a hearing titled "Foreign Influence Operations' Use of Social Media Platforms," Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said ...
04:54 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Comcast adds three more ESPN networks to Xfinity X1
Comcast is bringing three new ESPN networks to Xfinity X1 just in time for the college football season. ESPN3, ACC Network Extra and SEC Network + are available on Xfinity X1 now, bringing with them c...
04:34 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget 'IMAX Enhanced promises the highest quality 4K in your living room
Today, IMAX announced a new program called IMAX Enhanced, which was launched in partnership with DTS. It's a certification and licensing program that will allow users to play the highest quality ...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Google helps scientists search for public data
There's a sea of open research data available on the web, but it can be time-consuming to sift through those sites to get at the data -- and it's not always presented in an easy-to-parse for...
03:46 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Facebook sues BlackBerry over voice messaging patent infringement
In the latest battle in the patent war between Facebook and BlackBerry, the social networking giant is suing the phone maker over alleged infringement of six patents, including one related to a voice ...
03:20 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget 'House of Cards' teaser reveals the fate of Frank Underwood
Today, Netflix released a teaser for the final season of House of Cards, which will premiere on November 2nd. It's just 19 seconds long, but it contains a crucial piece of information: How the sh...
03:07 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Facebook users are changing their social habits amid privacy concerns
The Pew Research Center has released the results of a survey that shows many Facebook users have changed how they interact with the site over the past year. The center polled 4,594 US adults between M...
02:42 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Russians say ISS air leak could be a result of sabotage
Last Thursday, NASA informed the public that there was an air pressure leak aboard the International Space Station. It was extremely small and posed no immediate danger to astronauts. Flight controlle...
02:19 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget PlayStations latest VR bundles include Creed and Superhot VR
PlayStation has announced that two new VR bundles are on the way. The first includes Creed: Rise to Glory and Superhot VR and will be released in the US and Canada on September 25th, the same day Cree...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget My digital shadow looks nothing like me
I have a shadow. There's the Dan Cooper writing these words right now, standing at his desk in an attic in Norwich, England. There is also the Dan Cooper who has the same name and address but who...
01:41 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget 'Serial podcast's third season premieres September 30th
It's been quite the wait since the second season finale of Serial, the true crime podcast that aired its last episode on March 31st, 2016. Today, the show debuted a new trailer for its third seas...
01:41 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget 'Serial podcast's third season premieres September 20th
It's been quite the wait since the second season finale of Serial, the true crime podcast that aired its last episode on March 31st, 2016. Today, the show debuted a new trailer for its third seas...
01:22 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Didi to spend $20 million on customer service after passenger murders
Didi Chuxing will spend $20 million on measures meant to fortify its customer service, according to Reuters. The Chinese ride-hailing firm's founder, Cheng Wei, announced the investment to a grou...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Snap's new Spectacles 2 frames are now available
Snap's second-gen Spectacles are way better than the first and all, but some fashion-conscious users might have passed on buying it because the frame didn't suit their faces. Thankfully, the...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Golf course drone deliveries help you grab a bite on the green
You won't have to wait for a human courier (or drive back to the clubhouse) just to satisfy your hunger in the middle of a golf game. Flytrex and EASE drones have teamed up with King's Walk ...
12:29 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Netflix hires Christie Fleischer to help it sell merchandise
Netflix has dabbled in merchandise before, but its newest hire suggests it's planning on really doubling down on its efforts. Christie Fleischer has joined the company as head of its global consu...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget eBay now verifies the authenticity of luxury watch sales
eBay's Authenticate program now covers more than high-style handbags. The online shopping giant now verifies the authenticity of luxury watch sales from more than 30 luxury brands, including Aude...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Airbnb now helps companies book team building exercises
You're probably not a fan of corporate team building exercises or offsite meetings, but Airbnb might just make them livelier and easier to organize. The service is expanding its Airbnb for Work ...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Airbnb helps companies book team building exercises
You're probably not a fan of corporate team building exercises or offsite meetings, but Airbnb might just make them livelier and easier to organize. The service is expanding its Airbnb for Work p...
11:20 am -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Google wants to change the way we interact with URLs
Google's done a lot with Chrome -- and by extension, our relationship with the internet -- in its relatively short life. Autofill, ad management, web encryption... These are all things that were ...
10:45 am -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Netflix has its Geralt and Canon's mirrorless EOS R
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's a big day for social-media networks on Capitol Hill, but before the execs face a Congressional grilling, we'll take a look at what's going on w...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Volvo's autonomous concept car is about more than commuting
Autonomous vehicles are supposed to make our daily commutes more pleasant and potentially quicker. But Volvo wants to take that idea a step further with its 360c concept vehicle. Unveiled at its Gothe...
10:15 am -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget 'Bingeable,' 'biohacking' and 'fintech' are now officially words
To say that the internet has played a massive role in the shaping of global society is a bit of an understatement, really, but one area that often gets overlooked is its influence on language. Thanks ...
09:12 am -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Instagram is reportedly developing a dedicated shopping app
Instagram has been rolling out various shopping-related features over the past few years, making it crystal that it sees a future in e-commerce. Now, it's reportedly going all in -- according to ...
07:56 am -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Everything you need to know about Canons EOS R mirrorless camera
Canon and Nikon protected their DSLR turf as long as possible, but Sony has been killing them lately with its mirrorless range. Nikon finally jumped into the fray by launching the Z6 and Z7 models, an...
07:17 am -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg op-ed describes the election interference 'arms race'
Ahead of Senate hearings that will see Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifying about foreign election interference, Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has chimed in via an...
05:15 am -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Theranos is shutting its doors for good
Theranos has been hanging by a thread ever since an explosive report came out a couple of years ago detailing the erratic quality of its blood test results. Now, the embattled company has finally wave...
03:20 am -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Twitter says unwanted tweets on your timeline are a bug, not a feature
A few users on Twitter have noticed something odd with its algorithmically-inserted tweets: it's inserting tweets and claiming people they follow Liked them, even though a scan of their profile p...
01:57 am -04 - Wed, September 5, 2018
Engadget Tenacious D created a YouTube series to accompany their new album
If you're wondering what Jack Black's been up to lately, other than starring in box-office-conquering movies, he's drawn every single frame of a YouTube show starring himself and Tenaci...
11:58 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget A 'Lord of the Rings' game is coming from the publisher of 'Warframe'
If you're itching for a new Lord of the Rings game to move past the controversy of Shadow of War, we have good news -- although it might not be quite what you're expecting. Athlon Games (th...
10:33 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget Skype's podcast-friendly call recording is now available
The Skype team is acting on its promise to make life easier for podcasters and other content creators. Call recording is now available in the latest version of Skype except for Windows 10, which will...
09:40 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget FCC chairman pushes for internet content transparency laws
The FCC isn't involved in the latest round of tech companies' congressional testimony, but that isn't stopping Chairman Ajit Pai from chiming in. The regulator has written a blog post e...
08:58 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget TikTok lets users add reaction videos to clips they watch
TikTok, which absorbed Musical.ly last month, is rolling out a new feature that will let users add their reactions to other videos. In the "Share" menu, there's now a "React" ...
08:34 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget Google shares testimony for Senate hearing it wont attend
Tomorrow, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee to discuss election meddling and security. Google was invited to send a represen...
08:19 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget Sony adds 'Bloodborne' to PlayStation Now's game streaming lineup
Sony's PlayStation Now game streaming service is adding perhaps its highest-profile PS4 title to date in Bloodborne. The infamously difficult action RPG from Dark Souls developer FromSoftware rac...
08:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget What to expect when Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifies to Congress
Nearly five months after Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress, it is now turn for Twitter boss Jack Dorsey to do the same. On September 5th, he will take the witness s...
07:34 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget Facebook tells Senate it needs help stopping election interference
Facebook has been scrambling to fight election meddling ahead of the 2018 midterms, but it doesn't want to go alone. The social network has released COO Sheryl Sandberg's prepared testimony ...
07:23 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget eBay will sell sports apparel and memorabilia on ESPN.com
ESPN and eBay are teaming up to make the latter's sports equipment, apparel and memorabilia accessible through ESPN.com. Details about how this partnership will be implemented are slim at the mom...
06:54 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget Outlook's simplified redesign arrives in public preview
Microsoft teased significant upgrades to Outlook as part of its big Office interface update, and they're finally here... in a manner of speaking. Outlook users on the web and Windows can start t...
06:32 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget Jack Dorsey: Twitter isnt guided by political ideology
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will be testifying before Congress tomorrow and today he released a prepared statement he'll make during his House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing. The CEO will touc...
06:03 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget The latest limited-time 'Fortnite' game mode is a daring jewel heist
Epic has another high-profile Fortnite mode on the way, but this one won't involve a gauntlet-wielding supervillain. It's launching a themed "High Stakes" event on September 5th, ...
05:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget Polestar wants to change almost everything about how you own a car
Two older gentlemen walk up the stairs of the Polestar booth at Pebble Beach. "What is this?" one asks the other as they marvel at the design. An employee walks up and explains that the Pole...
05:16 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget Researchers tap AI in fight against elephant poachers
Cornell University's Elephant Listening Project is a research effort that tracks African forest elephants through acoustic recordings. Part of the project is geared toward conservation and tracki...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget Mercedes-Benz unveils its first electric SUV
At an event in Sweden Mercedes-Benz took the wraps off its first proper electric vehicle under the EQ brand. The EQC (official name: EQC 400 4Matic) is the automaker's crossover foray into electr...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget Google redesigns Chrome to celebrate its 10th anniversary
Chrome recently marked its 10th birthday (September 2nd, to be exact), and Google is taking advantage of that milestone to unveil a major redesign of its now-ubiquitous web browser. After a few rounds...
04:42 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget Amazon is the latest $1 trillion tech company
Apple's status as the only public trillion-dollar company didn't last long. Amazon has been flirting with a $1 trillion market cap throughout trading on September 4th, passing the symbolic m...
04:29 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget CBS will stream Super Bowl LIII on mobile devices without a sign-in
CBS is determined to make the most of the NFL's loosened streaming rules. The broadcaster has revealed its streaming plans for Super Bowl LIII, and you'll finally have the option to watch on...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget Watch tomorrow's Jack Dorsey congressional hearings right here
Another round of social media congressional hearings is upon us. This time, it's Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's turn, who will be testifying alongside Facebook's Chief Operating Officer Sher...
03:35 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget Netflix's 'The Witcher' series casts Henry Cavill as Geralt
Netflix's adaptation of The Witcher has landed a big name for the leading role. Henry Cavill will don the guise of monster slayer Geralt of Rivia in the eight-episode series. The show, which repl...
03:03 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget Ellen DeGeneres' return to stand-up arrives on Netflix December 18th
Ellen DeGeneres hinted over a year ago that she'd return to stand-up specials through Netflix, and that revival is now close at hand. Netflix has announced that DeGeneres' comedy one-off Re...
02:31 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget 'Let's Sing 2019' is the latest game destined for the Wii
Just Dance isn't the only modern game franchise headed to a 12-year-old console. Amid the Gamescom shuffle, THQ Nordic announced that it would be releasing its Europe-focused music title Let...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget Who controls your data?
The average American, one study tell us, touches their phone 2,600 times per day. By the end of a given year, that's nearly a million touches, rising to two million if you're a power user.Ea...
01:28 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget Facebook is building a 'war room' for the midterm elections
In a bid to protect its millions of users from further instances of foreign interference, Facebook is building a physical "war room" ahead of the upcoming US midterm elections. In an intervi...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget The biggest news from IFA 2018
We're wrapping up our coverage of IFA 2018, and things just seemed... quieter in comparison to last year. There were next to no new wearable announcements, plenty of mid-range phones, but only on...
12:01 pm -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget How good can a $300 'flagship' smartphone camera be?
There were plenty of phones announced at IFA 2018, ranging from flagships like the Sony Xperia XZ3 to midrange options like the Motorola One. BlackBerry also unveiled a "Lite Edition" of its...
11:05 am -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget Xiaomi teases 5G support for its all-screen Mi Mix 3
Earlier this year Chinese phone maker Xiaomi announced its plans to expand into Europe and the US, and if the company's latest teaser tweets are anything to go by, there's good reason to be ...
10:30 am -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Ignoring 8K hype and explaining Android One
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome back to those returning from a long weekend! Now that IFA 2018 is over, we're sifting through the information to figure out what's really going o...
09:35 am -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget Samsung's foldable smartphone teased for November reveal
Samsung's foldable smartphone has been in the works for years, but now it looks like we're finally going to get a sneak peek of the technology within the next couple of months. Speaking to C...
08:23 am -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget Amazon's new ad push will stretch from Twitch to its packaging
For months there has been discussion about Amazon expanding its focus on internet advertising, whether it's through ad-supported video streaming, changes to Twitch or potentially on Alexa-connect...
05:37 am -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget Netflix and Amazon will have to make more European content by law
Streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video will likely soon have to ensure at least 30 percent of their libraries are dedicated to local content in the European Union. A preliminary agreem...
02:59 am -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget Sound-based liquid printing could lead to new designer drugs
Liquid printing is virtually ubiquitous thanks to inkjets, but the materials can only be so sluggish before it stops working. What if you wanted to print a biological material, or even liquid metal? T...
01:25 am -04 - Tue, September 4, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'Spider-Man,' 'Next Gen,' and 'The Purge'
We're officially moving into the fall TV season as the NFL returns to action and premieres pop up on the schedule. On Tuesday FX has its Sons of Anarchy spinoff Mayans M.C., USA brings The Purge ...
11:42 pm -04 - Mon, September 3, 2018
Engadget Google offers AI toolkit to report child sex abuse images
Numerous organizations have taken on the noble task of reporting pedophilic images, but it's both technically difficult and emotionally challenging to review vast amounts of the horrific content....
10:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 3, 2018
Engadget NASA explores product endorsements and rocket naming rights
NASA's new leader is gung-ho on privatizing spaceflight, and that could lead to some new approaches to branding... like it or not. Administrator Jim Bridenstine has unveiled a NASA Advisory Coun...
08:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 3, 2018
Engadget What we're buying: A potent audio sampler that fits in your pocket
This week, Managing Editor Terrence O'Brien is obsessed with a new sampler that he can take anywhere. It's got its quirks, but that's apparently part of the appeal....
07:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 3, 2018
Engadget The first 'Valkyria Chronicles' comes to Switch on October 16th
Valkyria Chronicles 4 will be available on the Switch, but what if you never played the original and want to brush up on your WWII-inspired turn-based strategy? Don't worry, you're set. Sega...
06:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 3, 2018
Engadget Will 2018 be the year small phones die?
Sony is perhaps the last bastion of smaller smartphones. Or at least, it used to be. For years now, Sony has been making "Compact" versions of its top-tier handsets that are more or less fla...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 3, 2018
Engadget Here are all the new phones at IFA that you won't get in the US
I know what you're thinking: Why should you care about a bunch of phones you might never get to buy? Well, in addition to feeding your FOMO, it's also worth learning about technologies avail...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 3, 2018
Engadget US, UK and others push for mandatory access to encrypted data
Western intelligence allies are presenting a united front in their fight against encryption. The "Five Eyes" countries (US, UK, Australia, Canada and New Zealand) have issued a Statement of ...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 3, 2018
Engadget Segway's Drift e-skates aren't nearly as dangerous as they look
Disgraceful name appropriation aside, hoverboards have blessed us with many an exploitative YouTube compilation. And given the number of bruised coccyxes hoverboards are responsible for, you'd th...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 3, 2018
Engadget A proper explanation of Googles Android One program
I must admit I didn't know much about Android One before coming to IFA 2018. I had assumed it was some form of software or set of specifications for midrange phones, although a lot of people arou...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 3, 2018
Engadget 8K TVs are coming, but ignore the hype
It's time to throw out your 4K TV, 8K is here! Well, not quite. At IFA in Berlin this week, Samsung, LG and TCL showed off their upcoming 8K sets. It's like a flashback to the early days of ...
11:02 am -04 - Mon, September 3, 2018
Engadget UK broadcasters urge the government to create a social media watchdog
A smorgasbord of TV broadcasters, mobile network and internet service providers has urged the UK government to strengthen its oversight of social media companies. In a letter to The Sunday Telegraph, ...
10:30 am -04 - Mon, September 3, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Leaving your Pixel 3 in a Lyft
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome back! While some in the US take Labor Day off, we're wrapping up our coverage from Europe's biggest tech show and testing some unpretty wearables...
08:15 am -04 - Mon, September 3, 2018
Engadget The latest Pixel 3 leak came from the back of a Lyft
In a truly global smartphone market, unreleased devices leak all the time. It's become almost impossible for Apple, Samsung and other major handset manufacturers to keep designs, specifications a...
05:54 am -04 - Mon, September 3, 2018
Engadget Tesla's Roadster prompts Koenigsegg to rethink its supercars
Did you suspect that supercar manufacturers would be nervous when Tesla vowed that its next-gen Roadster would deliver a "hardcore smackdown" to gas-powered performance cars? Your hunch was ...
03:20 am -04 - Mon, September 3, 2018
Engadget NASA's public CO2 challenge could help astronauts endure on Mars
NASA would really prefer that Mars astronauts produce their materials on Mars, but that's not so easy when resources we take for granted on Earth are hard to get on the Red Planet. The administr...
01:35 am -04 - Mon, September 3, 2018
Engadget Canon's full-frame mirrorless camera leaks in vivid detail
You don't have to wonder how Canon will respond to Nikon's Z-series mirrorless cameras (and by extension Sony) -- many of the details now appear to be out in the open. Nokishita and Canon R...
12:00 am -04 - Mon, September 3, 2018
Engadget Google widens crackdown on ads for tech support scams
Tech support scams are seemingly as plentiful as ever, and Google is taking some strict measures to prevent those fraudsters from showing up in its ads. The search firm has begun "restricting&qu...
10:32 pm -04 - Sun, September 2, 2018
Engadget BioWare will offer a full 'Anthem' demo on February 1st
Full demos for games aren't very common these days, especially for online-focused games where you're more likely to see alpha and beta tests. BioWare is promising something different for Ant...
09:03 pm -04 - Sun, September 2, 2018
Engadget US police arrest China shopping giant's CEO over misconduct claims
Richard Liu, the CEO of Chinese internet shopping behemoth JD.com, is facing scrutiny after Minneapolis police arrested and temporarily detained him this weekend over sexual misconduct allegations. Of...
07:28 pm -04 - Sun, September 2, 2018
Engadget Tesla reportedly missed its latest Model 3 production goal
When Tesla made over 5,000 Model 3s per week at the end of June, it had lofty ambitions for its future -- it was going to press for 6,000 per week by the end of August. So how'd it do? Not so wel...
06:02 pm -04 - Sun, September 2, 2018
Engadget UE Boom app update removes Alexa support on Android
You normally hear about companies adding Alexa support, but not so in this case -- the feature is going away for some users. An updated version of Ultimate Ears' Boom app for Android has removed ...
04:34 pm -04 - Sun, September 2, 2018
Engadget Tesla package will enable Track Mode for more Model 3 buyers
Tesla's Model 3 Performance is potentially a tuner's dream EV thanks to its upcoming Track Mode, but there's a problem: to get that Track Mode, you have to spring for a Performance Upgr...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, September 2, 2018
Engadget Save me, water-powered eye massager
After days of fighting crowds and trudging through miles of IFA's chaotic show floor, I just needed a break. I found my oasis in Aurai's water-powered eye massager. It's exactly what it...
03:00 pm -04 - Sun, September 2, 2018
Engadget After Math: This is the end
All good things must come to an end, often not nearly soon enough. Unfortunately for you, generous reader, this week's deadpool does not include After Math. But we are, however, witnessing the de...
02:32 pm -04 - Sun, September 2, 2018
Engadget Sony's new HX99 compact camera does things your smartphone can't
At a time when everyone is carrying around a generally capable camera inside their smartphone, compact cameras have struggled to stay relevant. Barring Sony's own wonderful RX100 series and Fujif...
01:26 pm -04 - Sun, September 2, 2018
Engadget Embassy 'sonic attacks' may have been microwave blasts
When researchers postulated that the "sonic attacks" on embassies in Cuba (and more recently China) were the fault of malfunctioning surveillance gear, that wasn't the end to concerns a...
12:00 pm -04 - Sun, September 2, 2018
Engadget Ben Heck's Arduino-based zen garden
Matthew Eargle joins Ben on this week's episode to create a robot that can reproduce and rake your very own, very chilled-out zen garden. Ben works out the 3D-printed design using Autodesk Fusion...
07:40 am -04 - Sun, September 2, 2018
Engadget Prison survival game 'Scum' no longer includes neo-Nazi tattoos
Days after prisoner survival game Scum came out in Steam Early Access, players discovered their criminal characters could be given Nazi-related tattoos. Today, its publisher Devolver Digital scrubbed ...
03:11 am -04 - Sun, September 2, 2018
Engadget Skype drops Snapchat-like feature since people weren't using it
Microsoft's about-face on Skype now extends to one of its not-so-subtle attempts to ride the social media bandwagon. As part of a broader app update, Microsoft has revealed that it's axing ...
01:28 am -04 - Sun, September 2, 2018
Engadget Twitter is testing threaded replies and status indicators
Twitter wants to be more conversational -- and apparently more like a message board and a chat app. In a post retweeted by Twitter chief Jack Dorsey, the company's head of product Sara Haider sho...
12:01 am -04 - Sun, September 2, 2018
Engadget GoPro Hero 7 leak hints at steadier action shots
'Tis the season for major device leaks, it seems. Austin Mittelstadt has posted photos of a store display that spills the beans on GoPro's unannounced Hero 7 action cameras. The leak shows a...
10:27 pm -04 - Sat, September 1, 2018
Engadget Microsoft sunsets Surface Plus upgrade program after a year
Microsoft will no longer accept enrollments into the Surface Plus Program. The tech giant has quietly shut down the trade-in program on August 31st, just a bit over a year since it launched, with a sh...
08:55 pm -04 - Sat, September 1, 2018
Engadget Sprint's newest Unlimited plan includes Amazon, Hulu and Tidal
Virtually every major US carrier offers one or more free services (however temporary) with at least one of its plans, so how is Sprint going to compete? By including more services, naturally. The ca...
07:01 pm -04 - Sat, September 1, 2018
Engadget RHA's high-end planar magnetic earbuds sound incredible
Planar magnetic headphones don't use the magnet-and-coil driver typical to most cans. Instead, they use a fixed but flexible diaphragm that undulates to create sound. RHA is the first company to ...
06:30 pm -04 - Sat, September 1, 2018
Engadget Honors Play gaming phone is far from perfect for 'PUBG'
The new Honor Play is business as usual for Huawei's under-brand. A marriage of surprisingly good specs, premium-esque design and a mid-range price tag is Honor's modus operandi, but the Pla...
05:58 pm -04 - Sat, September 1, 2018
Engadget Apple reports its first self-driving car crash
Apple has been keeping most of its self-driving car plans and progress under wraps, but every once in a while, we get a small peek at what the tech giant has been doing. It has revealed in a DMV filin...
04:30 pm -04 - Sat, September 1, 2018
Engadget Recommended Reading: AI the music producer
How AI-generated music is changing the way hits are madeDani Deahl,The VergeThe rise of streaming services is one of many challenges the music industry is currently having to contend with. In the late...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 1, 2018
Engadget This audacious curved-screen wearable has a gaudy camera
Just as Google is making Wear OS feel less like a smartphone system squeezed onto a watch, ZTE spinoff Nubia wants to slap a full phone on your wrist. At IFA 2018, the company unveiled a prototype dev...
01:30 pm -04 - Sat, September 1, 2018
Engadget Strategy RPG 'Valkyria Chronicles 4' is a wonderful return to form
For 99 percent of people, Valkyria Chronicles 4 might as well be called Valkyria Chronicles 2. The first game was a captivating war story that blended top-down strategy with third-person movement and ...
12:15 pm -04 - Sat, September 1, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! We'll have more info from IFA 2018 coming in all weekend, but first, we'll look back at the highlights from the past few days, p...
09:13 am -04 - Sat, September 1, 2018
Engadget This funky new font is made up entirely of brands
A digital studio called Hello Velocity has created a typeface that embraces well-known corporate logos and is still somehow far less annoying than Comic Sans. The studio says it creates "thought-...
05:46 am -04 - Sat, September 1, 2018
Engadget Apple will repair defective iPhone 8 logic boards for free
We haven't seen reports of widespread problems with the iPhone 8, but Apple revealed late Friday that it's opening a Logic Board Replacement Program. According to the company "a very sm...
02:56 am -04 - Sat, September 1, 2018
Engadget Under Armour's latest wireless buds stay in your ears during workouts
Wireless earbuds are wonderful for the gym... when they stay put. And Under Armour and JBL are keenly aware of that -- they've introduced two sets of Bluetooth earbuds, the over-ear Sport Wirele...
01:50 am -04 - Sat, September 1, 2018
Engadget California's net neutrality bill is one signature away from taking effect
After SB 822 passed California's state Assembly yesterday, it just needed (re)approval from the Senate before going in front of the governor to be signed into law. The net neutrality bill that it...
12:46 am -04 - Sat, September 1, 2018
Engadget Google says it won't release a smartwatch this year
Despite longstanding rumors suggesting that Google was preparing to release a smartwatch in 2018, you won't see a Pixel Watch on shelves (or wrists) any time soon. The company's director of ...
11:34 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Mophie's new battery packs can charge phones wirelessly
This week, Mophie announced four new wireless charging products. These include the Charge Stream Vent Mount, the Charge Stream Desk Stand, the Charge Stream Powerstation Wireless and the Charge Stream...
10:15 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Yamaha's latest turntable streams multi-room audio via WiFi
You can pair a turntable with a multi-room audio setup (Sonos even offers a bundle), but that usually means wiring your record player into that setup at some point. Yamaha thinks it can do better. Its...
09:44 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Earin finally releases its M-2 true wireless earbuds
At CES 2017, Earin unveiled a revamped version of its true wireless earbuds, called M-2. Over a year and a half later, you can finally get your hands on them. The company was an early entrant into the...
09:13 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Lawmakers demand answers after Verizon throttled firefighter data
Lawmakers have asked Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai to investigate after Verizon throttled the data of firefighters who were tackling wildfires in California. The company was crit...
08:42 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget US says China is aggressively recruiting spies on LinkedIn
Forget trying to recruit spies in clandestine meetings -- apparently, you just have to go to a job website. US National Counterintelligence and Security Center chief William Evanina told Reuters that...
08:12 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Start your 'NBA 2K19' MyCareer before the game is even out
NBA 2K19 doesn't come out until September 7th (Anniversary Edition), but those of you who are impatiently waiting for the game can get a good taste for it starting today. Thanks to the Prelude de...
07:41 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget New lawsuit shows your phone is unsafe at American borders
A recent case filed in federal court, where an American woman had her iPhone sized and cracked by Customs and Border Protection in a New Jersey airport, puts a whole new spin on the things we now need...
07:20 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget 'Madden' shooting survivor files lawsuit against EA and the venue
Last week, there was a tragic shooting at a Madden 19 tournament at a bar in Jacksonville, Florida. Two professional players were killed and 10 others were injured. Now, one of the victims who survive...
06:49 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget China targets gaming to save childrens eyesight
China's education ministry has revealed a plan to protect kids' and teens' eyesight, with measures including regulating the number of online games and new releases, and limiting gaming ...
06:18 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Get a fridge that helps you sous vide
Sharp's newest fridge freezer doesn't have a water fountain or a voice assistant. Instead it houses a vacuum-packing slot that will help keep produce fresh for longer, reduce food waste (lef...
05:52 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Apple requires a privacy policy for everything in the App Store
Starting on October 3rd, apps for Apple's devices are going to be more transparent about what they do with your personal information. That shift toward greater openness stems from a notice the co...
05:49 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Huawei's new P20 Pro color options add some sophistication
The P20 Pro is arguably the best camera phone out there. However, the main color option you'll find in (non-US) stores and websites is the divisive purple-blue-pink oil-slick effect. Eye-catching...
05:26 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Netflix is bringing the latest Coen brothers movie to theaters
Today, the Coen brothers confirmed to Variety that their new film The Ballad of Buster Scruggs will receive a theatrical release. Netflix has done this before, but very selectively. "Theatrical r...
05:01 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Motorola launches two notched Android One phones
Motorola has officially launched the One and the One Power, two new phones created for Google's Android One program. While that doesn't mean they're created specifically for emerging ma...
04:45 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget The best USB-C hubs and docks
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. ...
04:20 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget What to expect from Apples 2018 iPhone event
After last year's iPhone X introduction, you'd think anything Apple would unveil at its September 12th "Gather Round" event would be anticlimactic. Not so -- if anything, it could ...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Cannabis infusions are the latest evolution in beer's 10,000 year history
Archaeologists suspect that humans have been brewing beer for more than 10,000 years, which would indicate that we developed fermentation technology prior to the agricultural revolution. The oldest kn...
03:28 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget MIT's AI can tell if you're depressed from the way you talk
When it comes to identifying depression, doctors will traditionally ask patients specific questions about mood, mental illness, lifestyle and personal history, and use these answers to make a diagnosi...
03:02 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Mars Opportunity rover will have 45 days to phone home
As a planet-wide dust storm enveloped Mars, many were concerned about the fate of the Opportunity rover. After all, Opportunity is dependent on solar panels; the opacity of the dust storm meant that s...
02:47 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Razer's THX-enabled headset helps you locate sneaky enemies
Razer has unveiled a headset that makes the best use of its THX acquisition so far by letting you know where your enemies are coming from. The Kraken Tournament Edition is the first product with THX S...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Sony's FES team and New Balance made an e-paper sneaker
The FES Watch was an e-paper fashion accessory borne out of Sony's interesting idea incubator, First Flight. It was one of the earliest products to make it onto Sony's domestic crowdfunding ...
02:14 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Apple's Pride-themed watch face is blocked in Russia
Russia's not made any secret of its stance on the LGBTQ+ community. It's banned comics, gotten rid of statues and has taken issue with gay emojis, all in the name of its "gay propaganda...
01:46 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Samsung found a new smart home evangelist in 'Family Guy'
Samsung gives me smart home fatigue. Enough about Smart Things, enough about how a thousands-of-dollars TV can connect to a new thousand-dollar fridge or washing machine. Enough beautiful families sho...
01:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Lamborghinis Aventador SVJ bests its siblings in downforce
Last month I drove a Huracan Performante and marveled at the aerodynamic wizardry the automaker used to keep the supercar glued to the asphalt. Called ALA (Aerodinamica Lamborghini Attiva), the dynami...
01:14 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Google and Mastercard reportedly teamed up to track offline sales
Last year, Google launched a tool called "store sales measurement" that can tell whether an online ad is effective based on real-world purchases in the US. The tech giant didn't expound...
01:14 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Google and Mastercard reportedly teamed up to track offline sales (update)
Last year, Google launched a tool called "store sales measurement" that can tell whether an online ad is effective based on real-world purchases in the US. The tech giant didn't expound...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Unpaid and abused: Moderators speak out against Reddit
This article was produced in partnership with Point, a YouTube channel for investigative journalism. It discusses topics that you may find upsetting and contains strong language and racial slurs.Somew...
12:45 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Skagen's new smartwatch might be The One
It felt like I had found my match on smartwatch Tinder. I hadn't even seen the Skagen Falster 2 in person before today, but I was already enthralled by the pictures. The stunning watch teases wit...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Huawei will unveil the Mate 20 on October 16
After showing off its latest mobile processor and a smart speaker-router hybrid that looks just like the Google Home, Huawei left its IFA audience with one more little nugget to chew upon. CEO Richard...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Huawei's 7nm Kirin 980 chip could give Qualcomm reason to worry
The race to deliver a seven-nanometer chip is heated, and Huawei has just proclaimed itself the winner. The company just unveiled its Kirin 980 CPU here at IFA 2018, and says it is the world's fi...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Huawei's Google Home clone has Alexa inside
When Samsung launched the Galaxy Home speaker earlier this month, people were quick to point out how its name seemed ripped off from Google. Not to be outdone, Huawei is unveiling its own AI speaker h...
12:02 pm -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Feast your eyes on the Pixel 3
If the idea of a notch-riddled Pixel 3 XL has you down, rejoice: the smaller Pixel 3 is basically a shrunken down Pixel 2XL. That's if you believe the latest crop of leaked images, anyway. Yester...
11:15 am -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Apple's iOS 12 beta is driving everyone crazy
Apple promised a lot of bells and whistles with its iOS 12 update -- better performance, grouped notifications and the coveted Pixar-like Memojis, for example -- but its pre-launch spiel never mention...
10:40 am -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: iPhone XS leak
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Just as we were updating our travel plans for Apple's big iPhone reveal, a timely leak showed off a few of its new devices. Also, we have even more news from ...
10:05 am -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Uber wants to make its own electric scooters
Uber is working on its own scooter to compete with Lime, Bird, Scoot and others, according to Bloomberg. The project is being overseen by Jump, a bike-sharing firm that Uber acquired in April for a re...
09:10 am -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Sony's tiny HX99 camera comes with a 30x zoom lens
There are a lot of impressive superzooms out there, but Sony's new HX99 and HX95 models might the smallest. They squeeze a 30x, 24-720mm f/3.5-6 equivalent zoom into a 1.5-inch wide body, making ...
08:15 am -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget YouTube makes it easier for non-profits to raise funds
YouTube has launched a handful of fundraising tools non-profits can use to collect donations from their kind-hearted followers. You'll now be able to catch glimpses of the beta version of the &qu...
07:00 am -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget aptX Adaptive Bluetooth audio delivers low latency and high quality
As headphone jacks continue to disappear, wireless options for audio are becoming more important than ever. In 2015, Qualcomm acquired the aptX codec for Bluetooth audio connections, and currently off...
06:01 am -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Senator misses the point of 'beerbot' demo, tries to ban DoD funding
Sorry, beerbot developers, you probably won't be able to get Pentagon funding for your alcohol-serving machines. Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona has introduced a new section to the US Department of...
04:43 am -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget California's net neutrality bill is a step closer to becoming law
Now that the FCC has undone net neutrality protections implemented under the Obama Administration, one response has been to implement tight regulation at the state level. Tonight in California's ...
03:47 am -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Google and Harvard use AI to predict earthquake aftershocks
Scientists from Harvard and Google have devised a method to predict where earthquake aftershocks may occur, using a trained neural network. The researchers fed the network with historical seismologica...
02:40 am -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Laowa's probe lens gives a bug's eye view, even underwater
Macro probe lens isn't exactly a new idea, and in fact, it's a favorite tool amongst underwater photographers. For those who prefer sticking to the land, though, they now have an option. Lao...
02:01 am -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Dolby Vision HDR is ready for testing on Xbox One
Microsoft promised Dolby Vision HDR support for the Xbox One and starting today, testers with an Xbox One S or Xbox One X (and a compatible 4K TV) can try it out with Netflix streaming. Dolby's e...
12:28 am -04 - Fri, August 31, 2018
Engadget Bird, Lime, Uber and Lyft strike out on SF scooter permits
After months of deliberation, San Francisco's Municipal Transportation Agency has finally awarded scooter permits to two companies, and not to the ones you might expect. While Bird, Lime and Spin...