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11:43 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Waymo can test fully driverless cars on California roads
Get ready to see mysteriously vacant cars roaming around California streets. The state DMV has granted Waymo a permit to test fully driverless vehicles (not even an observer) on public roads, making ...
10:42 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Netflix renews 'BoJack Horseman' for sixth season
Netflix might be ending long-running shows left and right, but there's at least one series surviving the gauntlet. The service has renewed BoJack Horseman for a sixth season, guaranteeing that i...
09:32 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Those colorful Sonos One speakers go on sale November 5th
Sonos is finally breaking away from the bland black and white color schemes that typically accompany speakers and is spicing things new with new, vibrant options. In collaboration with Danish design b...
08:55 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget The Kepler space telescope's end has finally come
The time has finally come to say goodbye to Kepler, the spacecraft that exceeded expectations throughout its mission and has so far confirmed more than 2,600 planets outside of our solar system. In Ma...
08:42 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Ubers $15 monthly subscription plan offers discounted rates
If you use Uber a lot in Los Angeles, Austin, Orlando, Denver or Miami, then a new Ride Pass can net you a flat rate on UberX and UberPool trips, offering savings of up to 15 percent. Ride Pass will r...
08:34 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Some DJI Matrice 200 drones are falling out of the sky
Some DJI drones are falling from the sky and no one is sure why. The United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) issued a safety notice Friday warning that some DJI Matrice 200 model drones have los...
08:24 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Facebook is still growing at a slow but steady pace
It feels like for the better part of the past two years, every few months we talk about how Facebook hasn't been having an easy time. In 2018 alone, the company's faced several problems, suc...
08:21 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Microsoft Office will get a dark mode for macOS Mojave
Microsoft Office users on macOS Mojave are in line for a welcome update, as a dark mode is on the way. However, you might need to wait a little while before Microsoft makes it a little more comfortabl...
08:10 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Spare a thought for the guy with Lightning headphones
It was a questionable decision to opt for headphones that work with two devices. Nevertheless, I do love the Audeze iSINE 10s that I've used every day for the past year and a half. Sure, I can�...
07:58 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Twitters new midterm election page already includes fake news
Today, Twitter rolled out a new page focused on the US midterm elections, and on it, users can view supposedly relevant tweets through two tabs -- "Latest" and "Top Commentary." On...
07:40 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Apples laptop line is more of a mess than ever
Imagine that you've got $1,300 and you'd like to buy a new Apple laptop. Which one do you choose? The $1,299 MacBook, the new $1,199 MacBook Air or the cheapest MacBook Pro, which also retai...
07:25 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Gmail's iOS app finally has a unified inbox to view multiple accounts
The Gmail app on iOS just got a major upgrade, allowing users to view multiple email accounts at the same time. This much-wanted feature has been available to Android users for years, but has finally ...
07:07 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Faraday Future co-founder reportedly resigns amid job furloughs
Faraday Future's struggles only appear to be getting worse. The Verge has obtained an email indicating that company co-founder Nick Sampson (above) has resigned, effective immediately. And he d...
07:07 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Faraday Future co-founder reportedly resigns amid job furloughs (updated)
Faraday Future's struggles only appear to be getting worse. The Verge has obtained an email indicating that company co-founder Nick Sampson (above) has resigned, effective immediately. And he did...
07:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Google Gboard creates emoji-style stickers that look like you
Emoji are more expressive than ever, but the odds are that you'll never be completely represented no matter how many new characters there are. Google, however, has a simple solution: create your...
06:14 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget This app gives your pets the iPhone XR portrait treatment
While the iPhone XR can take some fantastic photos, it has a pretty disappointing limitation: you can't take advantage of Apple's portrait mode to take high-resolution and detailed portraits...
05:59 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget The new Mac Mini, in pictures
Apple just wrapped a Mac-and-iPad event in Brooklyn, New York, and for most people, I suspect the refreshed MacBook Air and iPad Pro were the stars of the show. But for some of you, there was a more i...
05:57 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Apple Watch update enables the Series 4's ECG feature
Apple has released a smorgasbord of updates, and iOS 12.1 is just the start of them. Notably, you can now upgrade to watchOS 5.1, which brings the promised ECG app to Apple Watch Series 4 devices -- ...
05:57 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Apple releases iOS 12.1, watchOS 5.1 with Group FaceTime (updated)
Apple has released a smorgasbord of updates, and iOS 12.1 is just the start of them. Notably, you can now upgrade to watchOS 5.1 to Apple Watch Series 4 devices. It doesn't include the wearable&#...
05:41 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Netflix is getting a documentary series about dogs
Netflix is bringing the cute and cuddly cheers with a new documentary series about dogs -- because you can only stream so many true crime shows before locking yourself indoors. Fittingly titled Dogs, ...
05:20 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Pizza Hut's hydrogen delivery truck hauls a robotic kitchen
Pizza Hut will not be outdone in the pursuit of over-the-top delivery vehicles. The restaurant chain has teamed up with Toyota to unveil the Tundra Pie Pro, a concept hydrogen fuel cell truck that not...
05:17 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Apple will add Radeon Pro Vega graphics option to MacBook Pro
The new MacBook Air wasn't the only laptop upgrade at Apple's Brooklyn event. The company has announced that it's giving 15-inch MacBook Pro buyers new graphics options for Radeon Pro ...
04:41 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget iPhone dual-SIM support doesn't play nicely with Verizon (for now)
Don't rush to try iOS 12.1's dual-SIM support if you're a customer of our parent company Verizon. PCMag has learned that the current software drops iPhone XS, XS Max and XR users down ...
04:39 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Vimeo makes it easy for companies to post videos to LinkedIn
Get ready to see more video sales pitches on LinkedIn. Vimeo has expanded its social publishing features to let companies post videos directly on their LinkedIn pages. It's the first time any v...
04:21 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget The biggest news from Apple's iPad and Mac event
As expected, Apple spent today's event in Brooklyn, NY focused on the Mac and the iPad. The long-languishing MacBook Air finally caught up with the rest of the company's laptop lineup, while...
04:12 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Apple iPad Pro (2018) hands-on: Even closer to a computer
For years now, Apple has strongly suggested that the iPad represented the company's vision for the future of computing, and for years, that felt like a bit of a stretch. Sure, crucial updates lik...
04:11 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget The new iPad Pro vs. the competition: Working hard
Earlier this year students and other cost-conscious consumers got their hands on the latest low-cost iPad, but now it's time for professionals to get their hands on an upgrade. This year's i...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget ESPN's standalone streaming service is available on PS4 and Xbox One
Today, ESPN announced that its standalone streaming service, ESPN+, is now available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Sports fans can access the subscription offering through the updated ESPN app on bot...
03:55 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Hands-on with the new MacBook Air: The one you've been waiting for
Apple just announced the long-overdue successor to the 13-inch MacBook Air at its Mac-and-iPad event here in Brooklyn. As you'd expect, the company has a demo area set up at the venue, and so I e...
03:52 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Get ready to pay Apple $9 for an iPad headphone dongle
The new iPad Pro is a ridiculously powerful and expensive device, but as usual it's worth taking note of what Apple didn't include: a headphone jack. Yep, the iPad Pro is the next device to ...
03:47 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget The new MacBook Air vs. the competition: Retina display and more
It's been a while since we've seen a new MacBook Air, and this year's model has been given some serious attention. It's now packing a Retina Display and a more reliable butterfly k...
03:19 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Apple's new iPad Pros swap Lightning ports for USB-C
Apple began its commitment to USB-C back in 2015 with the original MacBook. The ports are now standard on the company's laptops, but today, Apple announced that its new iPad Pros are following su...
03:02 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Apple's new Pencil charges wirelessly
At its Mac event on Tuesday, Apple revealed a redesigned Pencil. It attaches magnetically to the iPad Pro and can charge wirelessly, which is far better (at least aesthetically) than the old method of...
02:54 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget New iPad Pros pack larger displays, thanks to Face ID
Apple's iPad Pro is starting to look a little dated with its familiar design that hasn't changed much over the years. So it's nice to see that at its New York event today, the company u...
02:36 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Apple's new Mac mini is all about increased power
Yes, it's actually happening: Apple is releasing a new Mac mini after four years of leaving the tiny desktop virtually untouched. The new design is familiar on the surface, outside of its space g...
02:36 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Apple is using 100 percent recycled aluminum in new Macs
Today, at its Mac event, Apple announced that the new MacBook Air and the Mac mini are "the greenest" Macs ever. That's because the new machine bodies are made from 100 percent recycled...
02:13 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Apple finally put a Retina display in the MacBook Air
It's no secret that Apple's MacBook Air is beyond outdated, and the company has finally decided to offer a lower-cost laptop with more-modern specs. Amazingly enough, it's called the Ma...
01:58 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Signal's new 'Sealed Sender' feature makes conversations anonymous
Messaging service Signal is popular with privacy-minded users. It doesn't store any record of your contacts, social graph, conversation list, location, avatar, profile name or group details. Unti...
01:48 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Amazon's try-before-you-buy clothing service lands in the UK
Amazon's try-before-you-buy service is coming to the UK following a successful trial run, and wider rollout, in the US last year. Like Stitch Fix before it, Prime Wardrobe delivers a package of t...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget For Twitter, 'sorry' seems to be the easiest word
Two weeks before Cesar Sayoc was arrested for mailing 13 pipe bombs (and counting) to various Democratic politicians and supporters, including President Barack Obama, he was threatening people on Twit...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget We're live from Apple's iPad and Mac event!
Hot on the heels of unveiling three iPhones and a watch, Apple is getting ready for yet another press event. This time, Tim Cook takes the stage at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and this time, Macs a...
01:13 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget 'Red Dead Redemption 2' is the fastest-selling game that isn't 'GTA V'
Rockstar is fond of bragging that its games break records, and it's not about to be humble following the launch of Red Dead Redemption 2. The developer claims that its open-world Western set the ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget We'll never agree which games should be included with retro consoles
Nostalgia is a hell of a drug. Comforting yet tantalizingly short-lived, nostalgia has an insidious allure that has long been weaponized by marketers to drive consumers toward purchases that they'...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget [email protected] won't disappear with the next console generation
When Microsoft revealed the [email protected] program in 2013, Xbox CVP Phil Harrison said he hoped it would usher tens of thousands of games onto the Xbox ecosystem. Five years on, Microsoft is 10 percent of t...
12:41 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget New solar cell generates hydrogen and electricity at the same time
In the ongoing pursuit of abundant, renewable alternatives to fossil fuels, scientists have produced hydrogen for fuel cells through artificial photosynthesis, which splits water into hydrogen and oxy...
12:21 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget EA embraces game streaming with its new 'Project Atlas' engine
EA has announced a new cloud gaming development platform called 'Project Atlas' as it eyes a video game streaming future. In a Medium post, CTO Ken Moss said the publisher has devoted a 1,00...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Twitter explains why the switch to 280 characters was a good idea
When Twitter expanded its character limit from 140 to 280, the platform got a lot of flak. It wasn't that people hated the change -- it's more because the social network was (and still is) s...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Watch Apple's iPad and Mac event live at 10AM ET!
Apple's hosting another event today, this time in Brooklyn, New York. The company teased the event earlier this month with a slew of artsy-looking Apple logos and the tagline "There's m...
11:47 am -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget PlayStation 4 sales are actually speeding up
Sony's nothing if not consistent. The company's latest financial results released today show everything's as it should be six months after new CEO Kenichiro Yoshida took the helm. Sony ...
11:35 am -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Ava DuVernay is making a Prince documentary for Netflix
Oscar-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay will produce a multi-part Prince documentary with Netflix, Deadline reports. The project is being done with the full cooperation of the Prince estate, which has ...
11:09 am -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Walmart's homegrown gaming PCs are surprisingly good
Walmart is getting into the gaming PC business. The retailer has announced an exclusive line of three laptops and three desktop towers under the name Overpowered -- and the specs are actually pretty g...
10:30 am -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Chevy's 800-volt electric drag racer
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's Apple's big day (again), and of course we're preparing to look over all the new hardware. Before that happens, we'll dig into important ne...
10:01 am -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Samsung's 48-megapixel camera sensor may pop up in the Galaxy S10
With its chip manufacturing prowess, it was only a matter of time before Samsung attacked the lucrative image sensor market dominated by Sony. It has unveiled a pair of very interesting sensors aimed ...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Nintendo Switch passes the GameCube in lifetime sales
The Nintendo Switch has overtaken another console in lifetime sales: the GameCube. The Japanese console maker sold 3.19 million units in the last quarter, bringing the Switch's total install base...
07:47 am -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Volkswagen and Mobileye team up for an autonomous ride-hailing service
Intel-owned company Mobileye has teamed up with Volkswagen to launch an autonomous EV ride-hailing service in its native country of Israel. Their joint venture called "New Mobility" will use...
04:50 am -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget Chevrolet's electric Camaro race car packs an 800-volt battery
Chevrolet has introduced a new concept car designed for drag racing, and it's not an entirely new model: it's an electrified version of the COPO Camaro. Aptly called the eCOPO Camaro, it...
03:27 am -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'Matrix' Trilogy 4K, 'Dream Daddy' and 'House of Cards'
The final season of Netflix's House of Cards starts streaming later this week, but before that happens, it will also premiere season three of Follow This. For gamers, Dream Daddy arrives on PS4, ...
02:07 am -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget 'Twin Mirror' gameplay trailer enters DontNod's episodic mind palace
Fight Club meets Memento in Dontnod Entertainment's (Life is Strange, Vampyr, Remember Me) gameplay reveal for the episodic game Twin Mirror. In this game, players play as Sam, a man returning to...
12:58 am -04 - Tue, October 30, 2018
Engadget James Patterson will preview his next novel in Facebook Messenger
James Patterson, the best-selling book factory in human form, is letting readers interact with the characters from his upcoming novel The Chef by speaking to them through Facebook Messenger. Starting ...
11:31 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Google employees reportedly plan walkout over sexual misconduct
Google employees are once more confronting their leadership over controversial decisions. BuzzFeed News has learned that 200-plus Google engineers are planning a "women's walk" on Novem...
10:03 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Waze adds built-in audio player to spice up your commute
You won't have to use Google Maps if you want a built-in music player to accompany Google's navigation tools. In the wake of a Spotify tie-in last year, Waze has released beta versions of i...
09:32 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Watch PBS documentary on Facebooks woes tonight
PBS is airing a two-part Frontline documentary on Facebook Monday and Tuesday, centered around the company's undeniably enormous impact on democracy and privacy around the world. The trailer for ...
09:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Apple will release iOS 12.1 with Group FaceTime tomorrow
You won't have to wait until Apple's big iPad event to find out when iOS 12.1 will arrive. Apple has confirmed that the update will be available on October 30th (the day of the event) for al...
08:44 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget UK wants tech giants to pay two percent tax on digital revenues
The British government announced a new "digital services" tax that would take two percent of revenues generated by tech giants, according to Sky News. The tax would skim cash off of what the...
08:13 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Google Home can enhance kids' stories with music and sound effects
Google has announced a partnership with Disney that can help bring kids stories to life. Starting today, Google Home can play ambient music and sound effects as you read select Little Golden Books alo...
07:45 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Google Pixel 3 XL bug adds an annoying second notch
Several Google Pixel 3 XL owners have encountered what must be the most annoying of bugs. As if one notch wasn't bad enough, a second "software notch" is popping up on various parts of ...
07:26 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Google pledges $25 million toward AI solutions for social issues
Google isn't just backing away from its military AI contract, it's promising to use that computational power for more positive purposes. The company has launched an AI for Social Good progra...
06:51 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Walmart will open an Amazon Go-style Sams Club store
Walmart is continuing to copy pages from the Amazon playbook, this time with a version of its Sam's Club warehouse store where shoppers can check out by using their phones. The store, which takes...
06:26 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget SoundCloud updates Premier program terms after backlash
If SoundCloud's Premier program terms seemed too onerous to you, you're not the only one. SoundCloud has changed the Premier agreement in response to criticism, most notably removing a cove...
06:05 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget PS4 owners can try Tetris Effect for free on November 1st
At E3 2018, Sony announced Tetris Effect, a trippy new take on the perennial classic. Developed by Enhance, it's set to be released on November 9th for PlayStation 4 and PSVR. If you're look...
05:31 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Tesla publishes the parts catalog for its electric cars
Unless you're changing tires, you generally can't fix a Tesla car yourself -- not when the brand has made it difficult just to get documentation, let alone parts. It's inching in the r...
05:05 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Genre fans are getting milked by streaming services
Like Thanos at the end of Infinity War, Marvel has culled some of its Netflix universe, cancelling both Iron Fist and Luke Cage in the past few weeks. That leaves Daredevil and Jessica Jones as the re...
04:42 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Apple investigating reports of student workers in factories (again)
Apple is investigating reports that one of its parts suppliers is illegally using high school students on its assembly line. Hong Kong-based human rights group Sacom alleges that Taiwanese manufacture...
04:15 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget OnePlus 6T is coming to T-Mobile on November 1st
Yes, the rumor was true: OnePlus is making its phones available through a US carrier for the first time. T-Mobile will sell the OnePlus 6T through both its retail stores and online as of November 1st ...
04:02 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Life with the OnePlus 6T: A better phone with less compromise
OnePlus has been churning out two smartphones a year since 2016, and that sheer speed means some of those rapid-fire sequels weren't as exciting as we would've hoped. (Here's looking at...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Alexa can take charge of your Shield TV
If you've always wanted to control your Shield TV using your Amazon Echo, now you can. Yes, Nvidia's set-top box has launched a dedicated Alexa skill that lets you switch it on and off, chan...
03:42 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Intel says its staff is now representative of the US 'skilled workforce'
In 2015, Intel made a $300 million commitment to ensuring its workforce accurately represents the US skilled labor market, particularly with regards to women and underrepresented minorities (African-A...
03:17 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Jet.com is the first online retailer selling Blue Apron meal kits
If you're Blue Apron and you see Amazon encroaching on your turf with its own meal kits and key online partnerships, what do you do? Make your kits more widely available, that's what. In a...
02:30 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget We're liveblogging Apple's Mac and iPad event tomorrow at 10AM ET!
You know the drill by now: Apple announces new iPhones and Apple Watches in September. Then, if it has anything else up its sleeve, it usually unveils the rest in a separate October event. Indeed, we ...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget 'No Man's Sky' update overhauls underwater exploration
Hello Games teased a major, "eerie" update to No Man's Sky last week, noting that it would arrive just in time for Halloween, and now we have details on what The Abyss has in store. As ...
01:22 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Hive takes its classy Home View security camera outdoors
Stylish isn't the first word that springs to mind when you think of connected security cameras. But Hive is striving to change that by adopting the style and substance route pioneered by Alphabet...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget DJI's latest Mavic 2 drone is built for search and rescue
DJI's stacked consumer drones output spans entry-level fliers (the Spark) to high-end behemoths (Mavic 2 Pro). Now it's expanding its commercial lineup with the launch of the Mavic 2 Enterpr...
12:37 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Sony reveals the complete list of PlayStation Classic games
Sony has finally revealed the full game list for the PlayStation Classic, and it looks like it'll please fans looking for a nostalgia hit... mostly. In addition to previously announced games like...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Intel's stunt drones will join the Rockettes at Radio City
Fireworks? Pah. These days, it's all about armies of drones creating majestic aerial displays over national sporting events. Intel, which is making a name for itself in the space, is bringing an ...
11:25 am -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Panasonic unveils the first 8K camera with an 'organic' sensor
Earlier this year, Panasonic unveiled a so-called organic sensor that would give cameras better dynamic range and low-light sensitivity. Now, it has unveiled a camera to go with it, the AK-SHB810, whi...
10:45 am -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Would you pay for an Android app subscription?
Welcome back! As our British readers struggle with daylight savings ("struggle" = an extra hour in bed), we saw China's first private satellite launch not go as planned, the original Wi...
09:41 am -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Smart arm bracelet warns of nighttime epileptic seizures
Nighttime epileptic seizures can be genuinely dangerous. If you have therapy-resistant epilepsy or a mental condition, you may have a one-in-five chance of dying from them. Thankfully, researchers at ...
07:40 am -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Prototype Nintendo Wii remote turns up at auction
Nintendo's hidden device history isn't just limited to an unreleased PlayStation. Yahoo Japan user Kuriaisu1122 recently sold a prototype Wii remote that bears only superficial similarity t...
05:42 am -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget iPhone XR may take portrait photos of non-humans through an app
The iPhone XR can take some quality portrait mode photos with its single camera, but there's a catch: for now, its reliance on software-based object detection limits it to photos of people. You ...
03:37 am -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget China's first private satellite launch ends in failure
China's young private spaceflight industry has enjoyed some success, but it's still facing setbacks. The first private attempt at a satellite launch failed on October 27th when the third st...
02:04 am -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget Google may offer a subscription service for Android apps
Many people aren't that fond of paying for mobile apps, but Google might have a simple solution: bundle it all in a subscription. XDA and Kieron Quinn have discovered both code references and a ...
12:36 am -04 - Mon, October 29, 2018
Engadget 'Fallout 76' won't come to the Switch because it 'wasn't doable'
Bethesda has made a habit of releasing Switch versions of high-profile games (with the help of Panic Button) despite technological limits, but it won't be pulling a rabbit out of a hat with Fallo...
11:02 pm -04 - Sun, October 28, 2018
Engadget 'Yooka-Laylee' in-game filter revives the Nintendo 64 era
There are many, many games that recreate the look of 8-bit and 16-bit games, but there isn't a lot for people who grew up with the first generation of 3D-oriented consoles. Where's their nos...
09:33 pm -04 - Sun, October 28, 2018
Engadget iOS icon provides clearest look yet at iPad Pro with Face ID
You don't have to rely on tiny icons or word-of-mouth leaks to know what the next iPad Pro will look like -- Apple has provided a good clue all on its own. The 9to5Mac team has discovered an iOS...
07:59 pm -04 - Sun, October 28, 2018
Engadget IBM buys Linux giant Red Hat to thrive in the cloud
IBM isn't a stranger to Linux by any stretch, but it might just become one of the platform's strongest supporters in the near future -- and shake up the cloud landscape, for that matter. IB...
06:32 pm -04 - Sun, October 28, 2018
Engadget Gab loses hosting provider following Pittsburgh mass shooting
Gab continues to lose support from internet services following the anti-Semitic mass shooting in Pittsburgh. Hosting provider Joyent is suspending service for Gab as of the morning of October 29th, l...
05:00 pm -04 - Sun, October 28, 2018
Engadget The best USB-C adapters, cables and hubs
By Nick Guy and Sarah WitmanThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affil...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, October 28, 2018
Engadget After Math: Life imitating art imitating life
Between the political theater and unreal earnings reports, this has been a surreal week for the ages. But while you were glued to the news feeds, an AI-generated art piece sold for silly money, NASA f...
02:02 pm -04 - Sun, October 28, 2018
Engadget Google Assistant now controls your Roku devices
After a few weeks of waiting, Roku's promised Google Assistant control is here. If you're using a TV or player running at least Roku OS 8.1, you can link the Google Home app to your Roku ac...
11:59 am -04 - Sun, October 28, 2018
Engadget PayPal bans Gab in wake of Pittsburgh mass shooting
Internet giants are continuing their crackdown on hate speech following the anti-Semitic mass shooting in Pittsburgh. PayPal has banned the social network Gab, a known haven for hate speech, after re...
07:10 am -04 - Sun, October 28, 2018
Engadget FAA warns drone operators to steer clear of high-priority naval bases
The military is authorized to shoot down drones flying over bases, but at least two naval bases are still struggling to get operators to stop getting too close. Now, the FAA has issued a stricter warn...
03:40 am -04 - Sun, October 28, 2018
Engadget Xbox One mouse support is available in preview
An important part of the Xbox One's mouse and keyboard support is now in place for some players -- namely, the mouse part. Members of the Alpha Skip Ahead and Beta programs can try mouse support...
02:05 am -04 - Sun, October 28, 2018
Engadget Windows' built-in antivirus tool can run in a secure sandbox
Antivirus programs, by their nature, introduce a degree of risk. Since they have to scan malicious data to stop attacks (and thus need extensive permissions), a piece of malware that exploits antivir...
12:34 am -04 - Sun, October 28, 2018
Engadget Robots will build robots in $150 million Chinese factory
Swiss robotics company ABB has revealed that it's spending $150 million to build an advanced robotics factory in Shanghai -- one that will use robots to build robots. The company will rely on its...
11:01 pm -04 - Sat, October 27, 2018
Engadget Google's interest-focused Discover feed launches on mobile web
Don't be surprised if the Google homepage looks a little different on your phone. As promised back in September, Google is rolling out its reworked Discover feed on google.com (so far, only for ...
09:33 pm -04 - Sat, October 27, 2018
Engadget Logitech Capture makes it easier to create vlogs and live streams
Logitech is giving select webcams the capabilities they need to be able to keep up with the times. The accessories-maker has released its new webcam software called Logitech Capture as a public beta f...
08:02 pm -04 - Sat, October 27, 2018
Engadget Blizzard esports app keeps you on top of league matches
BlizzCon is right around the corner, which means big tournaments are imminent -- and Blizzard unsurprisingly wants to be sure you can follow along. It just launched a Blizzard Esports app for Android...
06:29 pm -04 - Sat, October 27, 2018
Engadget Qualcomm says Apple owes $7 billion in device royalty payments
If Qualcomm ever prevails in its patent dispute with Apple, it could have ample compensation coming its way. The chip designer told a San Diego federal court on October 26th that Apple was allegedly ...
05:00 pm -04 - Sat, October 27, 2018
Engadget Recommended Reading: Midterms have already been hacked
The midterms are already hacked. You just don't know it yet.Benjamin Wofford,VoxThe concerns regarding voting processes in the US are nothing new, especially when it comes to vulnerabilities. Vox...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, October 27, 2018
Engadget Amazon Go is the inevitable evolution of supermarket retail
Amazon's cashierless "Go" markets have popped up in San Francisco, Seattle and Chicago, promising patrons the "future of shopping": a frictionless grocery buying experience th...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, October 27, 2018
Engadget How to pick a lens for your mirrorless camera or DSLR
When buying a mirrorless or DSLR camera, there's an equally crucial side question: What lenses do I need for this thing? The glass you place in front of that sensor plays a key role in how your p...
01:15 pm -04 - Sat, October 27, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Tesla's new Autopilot feature rolls out
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! Tesla owners with Autopilot equipped may have a new update to check out -- after making sure their car is secure wherever it's park...
12:13 pm -04 - Sat, October 27, 2018
Engadget The Boba Fett 'Star Wars' movie isn't happening
This week Lucasfilm exec Kathleen Kennedy confirmed to reporter Erick Weber that a standalone Star Wars movie focusing on bounty hunter Boba Fett is no longer in development. While the project had nev...
07:47 am -04 - Sat, October 27, 2018
Engadget These tiny drones can lift 40 times their own weight
If you ask these tiny drones, "Do you even lift, bro?" you will get a resounding yes. Researchers at Ecole Polytechnique F&eacute;d&eacute;rale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland and ...
03:35 am -04 - Sat, October 27, 2018
Engadget Twitter: It was a 'mistake' not to suspend bomb suspect for threats
Hours after FBI Director Christopher Wray announced the arrest of Cesar Sayoc in connection with sending 13 IEDs, Twitter finally suspended two accounts tied to Sayoc. Once he was identified, internet...
02:34 am -04 - Sat, October 27, 2018
Engadget Tesla's 'Navigate on Autopilot' goes live in North America tonight
When Tesla rolled out its 9.0 software to vehicles earlier this month, it held back one feature for some additional testing: Navigate on Autopilot. Now, CEO Elon Musk tweeted that a beta test of the f...
12:42 am -04 - Sat, October 27, 2018
Engadget iPhone XR teardowns take a peek at its XL battery
Now that Apple's iPhone XR is officially available, the usual cast of characters are waiting to tear the device apart and see what's inside. The first teardown video came courtesy of the Ger...
11:04 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Bragi asks court to block sales of OnePlus 'Dash' products
Bragi isn't willing to wait for the court to resolve its dispute over OnePlus' use of the word "Dash." The audio device maker has filed for a preliminary injunction that would blo...
09:46 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Lime offers free bike and scooter rentals on Election Day
If you're looking for a way to the polls this Election Day, you can snag a free ride via bike or scooter from Lime. The company is offering free trips on its fleet of shared bicycles, e-bikes, an...
09:15 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget McLarens $2.25 million Speedtail hybrid boasts 250MPH speeds
McLaren has now unveiled what it's calling "the ultimate McLaren road car" -- a hybrid that's aerodynamic, super fast and full of features that will most certainly make your car se...
08:44 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget California delays net neutrality law while federal lawsuit plays out
Last month, California's governor signed the state's net neutrality bill into law, legislation that restores the net neutrality protections the FCC repealed last year. However, the state was...
08:25 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget SoundClouds Premier program is a bad deal for artists
Earlier this month, SoundCloud made its direct monetization program public, allowing hundreds of thousands of creators to make money from the platform. However, The Verge has gotten its hands on the c...
08:05 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Tesla faces intensifying FBI investigation over Model 3 production
Tesla's legal headaches aren't over just because of its settlement with the SEC. The Wall Street Journal has learned that the FBI is stepping up an criminal investigation into whether or no...
07:51 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Twitch adds karaoke and multiplayer Squad Streams
At TwitchCon 2018 in San Jose, the Amazon-owned game streaming site announced a flurry of new features, including two new additions that could change the viewing experience altogether....
07:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget With Khashoggi, tech confronts its blood money
In 2015 we laughed at Hacking Team for getting hacked. Their profit-driven facilitation of human rights abuses around the world was somehow barely competent, but notorious. They sold illegal hackware ...
07:14 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Three Resident Evil classics are heading to the Nintendo Switch
Capcom is bringing a trio of classic Resident Evil games to the Nintendo Switch. The company announced via Twitter today that Resident Evil, Resident Evil 0, and Resident Evil 4 will soon shamble onto...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Blackmagic BMPCC 4K review: A pint-sized video powerhouse
The Pocket Cinema Camera 4K (BMPCC 4K) is Blackmagic's most desirable camera yet for budget filmmakers. Blackmagic has added features that video shooters have been demanding for years, and the pr...
06:45 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Cheap, great HDMI cables
By Geoffrey MorrisonThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate com...
06:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Twitch streamers are getting Snap's AR selfie filters
As part of its Snap Camera announcement, Snap Inc. has revealed a partnership with Twitch that will bring augmented reality Lenses to users of the video-streaming site. This will give Twitch streamers...
06:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Snap is bringing augmented reality Lenses to the desktop
Fresh off its Q3 2018 earnings report, in which it broke a revenue record, Snap Inc. is making another major announcement. Meet Snap Camera, a standalone application that will bring the company's...
05:58 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Red Bull puts an entire mountain in your living room with AR
It's too late for you to catch a plane to Utah and watch Red Bull Rampage, a freeride mountain bike competition featuring some of the best riders in the world, live in person. But you can bring a...
05:47 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Latest Chrome OS update includes a redesigned tablet interface
You won't need a Pixel Slate to use a more touch-oriented version of Chrome OS. Google has released an update (version 70) that brings the Slate's interface changes to all touchscreen Chrom...
05:23 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget 'Alan Wake' is back on Steam thanks to new music licenses
Game developer Remedy Entertainment has some good news for fans of the game Alan Wake. Publisher Microsoft has renegotiated the game's music licenses, and as a result, Alan Wake is heading back t...
04:55 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Facebook removed 82 fake accounts and Pages linked to Iran
Facebook has taken down dozens of additional Pages originating from Iran that it says were engaged in inauthentic behavior. Posting about political topics such as race relations, immigration and the U...
04:28 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Classic cinema streaming service FilmStruck will close November 29th
FilmStruck, WarnerMedia's streaming service that focuses on classic and indie cinema, is shutting down November 29th. The two-year-old platform is already closed to new subscribers....
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Googles smart-city dream is turning into a privacy nightmare
Sidewalk Labs, an Alphabet division focused on smart cities, is caught in a battle over information privacy. The team has lost its lead expert and consultant, Ann Cavoukian, over a proposed data trust...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Googles smart city dream is turning into a privacy nightmare
Sidewalk Labs, an Alphabet division focused on smart cities, is caught in a battle over information privacy. The team has lost its lead expert and consultant, Ann Cavoukian, over a proposed data trust...
03:29 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Arlo cameras will soon detect animals, vehicles and packages
Arlo's cameras are getting more AI-powered features though the Arlo Smart subscription service, which will soon detect packages, animals and vehicles. The features arrive later this year and will...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget On the nose
1. The sniff shotWhen you are a world-renowned pioneer in smells, it's somewhat inevitable you will end up sticking your face into peculiar places: the burned rubber tire of a Chevy lowrider, a r...
01:48 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's $7.5 billion GitHub acquisition is complete
It's official: Microsoft now owns GitHub. After European Commission officials approved the deal last week, it seemed only a matter of time until the $7.5 billion acquisition was completed....
01:38 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Huawei cloned another famous smart speaker
Apple, Google, and Samsung all have smart speakers. Not to be left behind, fellow smartphone titan Huawei is playing catch up with another budget contender, following the reveal of its AI Cube (a spea...
01:01 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Uber hackers also reportedly breached LinkedIn's training site
The hackers who were responsible for the Uber data breach that affected 57 million users around the world have been indicted... for another hack altogether, according to TechCrunch. Canadian citizen V...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget GM wants a national tax credit program for electric vehicles
A year since its pledge to go all-electric, General Motors wants its counterparts to follow suit. The automaker is calling on the US government to start a nationwide zero emissions vehicle (NZEV) prog...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Book 2 review: A better, but limited Surface rival
Samsung's latest Surface wannabe has a surprising twist. On the outside, the Galaxy Book 2 looks very much like a clone of Microsoft's detachable, thanks to its new kickstand. But Samsung ch...
11:04 am -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: 'RDR 2' and an actual all-screen phone
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We're closing out the week with a look at our refreshed buyer's guide and everything you need to know ahead of the big Apple event on Tuesday. Also, Red ...
11:01 am -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Intel made more money than ever despite 10-nanometer chip delays
Intel has no permanent CEO and its 10-nanometer chips keep getting delayed, but none of that has cut into its revenue (yet). The company announced that it earned a record $19.2 billion and made a $7.3...
09:49 am -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy S10 might include a 'cheap' version
The new iPhones had their moment, next up it's Samsung's turn. The Korean electronics titan is juggling a number of devices that look set to drop next year, according to a fresh Bloomberg re...
08:45 am -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Faraday Future cites arbitration victory despite layoffs
Earlier this week, electric car startup Faraday Future confirmed that it laid off a number of employees and cut the salaries of those who remained. According to the company, it was running out of mone...
07:30 am -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget Google shortcut makes G Suite Doc and Sheet creation faster
Creating a new Google document on desktop isn't that hard, but it could take a few steps to accomplish. You can go into your Gmail account and find the G Suite option you want in the drop-down me...
05:44 am -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget WhatsApp finally adds support for stickers
Sure, WhatsApp has GIFs and emoji, but for some users, those may not be enough to fill the void meant for stickers. Now, messaging app has finally announced that it's adding support for stickers ...
03:46 am -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget 'Red Dead Redemption 2' launch comes with an update and an app
We're close to the launch of Red Dead Redemption 2, but even if you've already preloaded the game on your Xbox One or PlayStation 4, there are a couple things you might want to be aware of. ...
01:29 am -04 - Fri, October 26, 2018
Engadget AI-generated painting sells for $432,000 at auction
A painting created by artificial intelligence sold for $432,000 at the Christie's Prints and Multiples art auction in New York. The piece, called "Portrait of Edmond Belamy," is the fir...
11:44 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Instagram eventually pulls a troll's post praising pipe bombs
Remember Milo Yiannapolous? The self-described provocateur who now lacks a job at Breitbart, a book deal with Simon &amp; Schuster and a Twitter account can add one more deletion to the list: an I...
11:31 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Blue wins engineering Emmy for its Mix-Fi headphones
Blue is probably best known for its line of microphones, but the company's headphones managed to take home an Emmy. The Blue Mix-Fi headphones won Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Developme...
10:04 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Google kills off Androids spam-ridden Nearby Notifications
After launching just three years ago, Google is putting an end to Nearby Notifications on Android. The feature, which was intended to serve up location-specific information, had recently become inunda...
09:38 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Facebook's political ad system is still easily tricked
Ahead of the 2016 US presidential election, Facebook and other platforms were used by foreign groups to stoke political tensions in the country. And in order to deter a repeat of that situation, Faceb...
09:25 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $30 on a ViewSonic gaming monitor
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09:17 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Alexa helps propel Amazon to another massive quarter
Amazon has been pretty busy the past few months, unleashing a slew of new hardware just in time for the holiday season. Several of those products haven't made it to market quite just yet, but tha...
09:12 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget President Trump lays out national 5G strategy
Donald Trump signed a presidential memorandum today that described his administration's push for a national spectrum strategy, one that it says should help promote spectrum access and efficiency....
09:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Nike upset hypebeasts with accidental Android-exclusive SNKRS drop
Nike introduced its shoe-selling app SNKRS in 2016, but it wasn't until nearly a year later that it rolled out an Android version. Even today, some of the app's best features (like a way to ...
08:39 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Snap Inc has somehow broken a revenue record this quarter
Despite drops in active users, Snap has managed to turn a profit this quarter and even broke its revenue records. According to the company's third quarter results, Snap managed to increase its re...
08:29 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Alphabet keeps raking in cash despite anti-competition, privacy concerns
We're up to our necks in earnings this week, and Google's parent Alphabet is among the latest to drop its quarterly financials. According to the company's release, Alphabet raked in a t...
08:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Google has fired nearly 50 employees for sexual misconduct since 2016
Oh the heels of Thursday morning's news that Andy "Father of Android" Rubin not only forced one of his subordinates to perform a sex act that once got a sitting President nearly impeach...
07:46 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Infamous swatter faces 46 more charges, including bomb threats
Tyler Barriss, an infamous swatter whose actions allegedly led to a man's death, faces 46 new charges. They include allegations he called in bomb threats at the schools of his Halo buddies so the...
07:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget What to expect from Apple's iPad and Mac event
The last time we trekked to an Apple event, the company showed off three new phones that everyone saw coming a mile away. That's not to say the XR, XS and XS Max were in any way lacking; it'...
07:08 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Honda teams up with MIT and others to develop curious AI
Honda is teaming up with three universities on a project aimed at developing curious artificial intelligence. The new three-year initiative, dubbed the Curious Minded Machine, will work towards an int...
06:47 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Apple's News app draws 90 million regular readers
Sure, Apple includes its News app on iOS devices and Macs, but how many people actually flip through it on a regular basis? Quite a few, it seems. As part of a rare peek, the New York Times reported...
06:08 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Google reportedly paid Andy Rubin $90 million after misconduct probe
Android co-founder Andy Rubin left Google in 2014 and while it seemed at the time that he left on his own accord and that the split was amicable, reports surfaced last year that depicted a different s...
05:46 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Star Trek animated comedy 'Lower Decks' is coming to CBS All Access
CBS All Access has been forging ahead with new Star Trek programming, and the streaming network has just greenlighted a new show. Star Trek: Lower Decks is a half-hour animated comedy developed by Mik...
05:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Check out our improved and expanded buyer's guide!
Remember gdgt? The social network-slash-product database where gadget enthusiasts rated the things they'd bought (and bookmarked the stuff they wanted)? Well, it never went away: For the past few...
05:17 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' will track your activity without launching the app
Pok&eacute;mon Go has encouraged more than a few people to step up their physical exercise, and Niantic wants to reward that. It's launching an Adventure Sync feature in its augmented realit...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Take a trip to the depths of the world's biggest underwater sinkhole
In 1971, underwater explorer and ocean conservationist Jacques Cousteau parked his ship in the middle of Lighthouse Reef, some 40 miles off the coast of Belize, to dive what would become one of the wo...
04:32 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Fox News will debut its subscription service on November 27th
Earlier this year, Fox revealed that it had plans to launch a paid streaming service for fans of its conservative news channel. Fox Nation will launch on Tuesday, November 27th, and will cost $6 per m...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Dropbox's collaboration tool adds timelines to coordinate your team
Dropbox's collaboration-focused Paper tool just became much more useful if your team is juggling multiple schedules. The company's answer to Google Docs now has a timelines feature that let...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget RAW image editor merges the best parts of Photoshop and Lightroom
Image pros that work with RAW photos must often switch back and forth between Lightroom and Photoshop, first to adjust the look and then to do any layering or cleanup. FXhome, the company behind the Y...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Lenovo Yoga Book C930 Review: An expensive experiment
The launch of the first touchscreen smartphones made it clear that buttons on mobile devices were a thing of the past. Users readily embraced the new wave of button-free phones and tablets, but laptop...
03:37 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Nerf's first Fortnite-inspired gun is the AR-L Blaster
Last month, Hasbro and Epic Games announced that some Fortnite-themed Nerf guns were on the way. And now we have a model and a release date. The first Nerf gun from the line is the Fortnite AR-L Blast...
03:16 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Palm's tiny companion phone goes on sale next week
If you're intrigued by the new Palm mini smartphone, then you don't have to wait much longer to pick it up. The Verizon-exclusive phone will be available from the mobile carrier starting on ...
02:50 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Hulu adds ABC News Live and CBSN to its live TV package
Hulu is adding three more news channels to its live TV package, albeit streaming networks you can watch elsewhere for free. ABC News Live, CBSN and startup network Cheddar are all joining the service....
02:29 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Spotify is on its way back to Roku streaming devices
Spotify first made its way to Roku back in 2012, but it pulled its support for the platform in late 2017 due to various technical issues. Roku promised that the service will come back to its devices w...
02:08 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget SpaceXs Falcon 9 rocket heading for milestone third launch
SpaceX is gearing up to launch the final Falcon 9 rocket design for the third time, just months after reusing it to blast off a satellite to geostationary orbit. The move would be a milestone of sorts...
01:47 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Google Maps' 'Follow' button gives you updates from real places
Google has launched a number of new features for Maps over the last few months. Now, it's rolling out a "Follow" function for locations, which will give you updates on events and offers...
01:26 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Amazon is letting companies trap Alexa in office equipment
Alexa for Business launched last fall, giving companies the opportunity to use Alexa as a superefficient office assistant. At launch, an Amazon Echo could be paired with existing office equipment, but...
01:05 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Facebook is reportedly working on a TikTok-like music video app
Facebook's music label partnerships opened up a lot of possibilities for the social network. According to TechCrunch, the company is currently working on a standalone app similar to TikTok/Musica...
12:44 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget China suggests Trump should ditch tapped iPhones for Huawei
China is trolling Trump. In an official response to the allegations that it and Russia are spying on the President's trio of iPhones, a top-ranking Chinese official said: "If they are very w...
12:13 pm -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Xiaomi's all-screen Mi Mix 3 slider comes with up to 10GB RAM
It was a little over a year ago when I bumped into Xiaomi president Lin Bin at his flagship store in Beijing. Pointing at the then-freshly launched, near-bezel-less Mi Mix 2, Lin asked me, "Are y...
11:55 am -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Facebook fined 500k in the UK for Cambridge Analytica scandal
The UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has upheld its &pound;500,000 ($645,000) fine for Facebook for the social network's involvement in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. ...
11:33 am -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Twitter is more profitable despite losing 9 million 'users'
Twitter has announced that it made a profit for the fourth successive quarter, capping a year of profitability. In its most recent release, the company said that it pulled in $758 million in revenue a...
11:01 am -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget 'Red Dead Redemption 2': Separation of crunch and art
Four days before the debut of Red Dead Redemption 2, arguably the most high-profile video game launch of the year, the non-profit organization Take This sent out an email to its supporters and the med...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Tesla turns a profit
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We have some good news for Hubble, but bad news for folks hoping to use their third-party wireless charger with a Pixel 3. Also, MIT asked millions of people about...
10:01 am -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Honda taps SoundHound to help make an in-car AI assistant
Honda hasn't been shy about wanting an AI assistant in its cars, and it's bringing in a partner to ensure that this assistant is one you'll want to use. The automaker has tapped SoundH...
08:41 am -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget LG still bullish on mobile even though it keeps losing money
If its mobile division didn't exist at all, LG would certainly be having a better year. It managed to rack up a $748.8 billion KRW ($667.7 million) operating profit and had its best quarter this ...
07:16 am -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Google Lens comes to image search in the US
Back in September, Google promised to bring Lens to image search -- now, the feature is live in the US for English language queries. The object recognition techology can help you find out more about p...
06:49 am -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget AI might concoct your next perfume
Perfumers look out: IBM Research partnered up with one of the top producers of flavors and fragrances, Symrise, to create an perfume-concocting AI. Named Philyra, after the Greed goddess of fragrance,...
05:05 am -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget NBC News unveils 'Signal' streaming news network
NBC News is joining its rivals by venturing beyond cable TV with a streaming news channel called Signal. You can watch it on the NBC News website and NBC's apps, as well as third-party services i...
03:58 am -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Musk: Model Y prototype approved to go into production
On Tesla's earnings call after announcing its first quarterly profit, CEO Elon Musk chatted about the company's upcoming products. While claiming it has "the most exciting product roadm...
03:22 am -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget AT&T is beta testing its Android-based streaming device
AT&amp;T previously acknowledged the existence of its DirecTV Now-oriented streaming box, but now it's getting close to a proper launch. The telecom used its quarterly earnings to confirm th...
02:20 am -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget Kickstarter hands Drip crowdfunding platform over to XOXO founders
Drip, Kickstarter's subscriber-based crowdfunding platform designed to compete with Patreon, is shutting down in its current form after launching just one year earlier. It will continue operating...
01:36 am -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget A cultured chicken nugget could hit the market by the end of the year
You may know Just (formerly Hampton Creek) for its vegan cookie dough and mayo, but the company has also been working on cultured meat -- real meat that's made from animal cells rather than taken...
12:39 am -04 - Thu, October 25, 2018
Engadget China and Russia reportedly eavesdrop on Trump's cellphone calls
President Trump's reported decision to ignore phone security advice may have had serious consequences. Current and former officials talking to the New York Times said that Trump has refused to st...
11:49 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Uber offers $10 off Election Day rides to polling stations
Uber is one of several tech companies trying to make sure you're doing your civic duty by getting out to the polls on November 6th, as it's offering a $10 discount on rides to polling statio...
10:57 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Russia balks at US-run OneWeb satellite internet over security concern
Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) has thrown a wrench in a planned deal that would bring internet access to the most rural and remote parts of the country, according to Reuters. United Stat...
10:10 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Cathay Pacific data breach affects up to 9.4 million customers
Cathay Pacific, the primary airline of Hong Kong known for its high-speed WiFi, was hit with a major data breach that affects up to 9.4 million passengers. The company said that personal information i...
09:39 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Popular Android devices must now have two years of security updates
When word got out that Google would require timely security updates for Android devices, there were unanswered questions: when would it take effect, how long would it last, and which devices would be ...
09:39 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Popular Android devices must receive two years of security updates
When word got out that Google would require timely security updates for Android devices, there were unanswered questions: when would it take effect, how long would it last, and which devices would be ...
09:08 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Coord's new app will help catalog curb rules on city streets
How often have you stared at a curb, unable to decipher whether you're allowed to leave your car there or not because the parking signs seem completely contradictory? That's just the kind of...
08:47 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Tesla turns a profit in Q3 despite Musk
Tesla released its Q3 earnings at the close of trading on Wednesday and, despite a number of recent (and very public) gaffes from its CEO, the company managed to have an excellent financial quarter....
08:39 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's 'record' quarter driven by big growth in Azure and gaming
Microsoft just released financial results for the past quarter, the first quarter of its fiscal year, and the company's many different business units all appear to be firing on all cylinders. Ove...
08:26 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Tesla raises the price of its most affordable Model 3
That slightly more affordable Model 3 is no longer quite as much of a deal as it was just days ago. Tesla has raised the price of the EV with rear-wheel drive and the Mid Range battery by $1,000, brin...
08:05 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Volocopter will test its autonomous air taxis in Singapore next year
Volocopter is preparing to run inner-city tests of its autonomous air taxis in Singapore, starting in the second half of 2019. The company and the city-state's civil aviation authority are determ...
07:44 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Whats coming to Netflix in November: House of Cards and 'Narcos
November's right around the corner, which means we're gearing up for winter and Netflix is about to serve up some new shows and films. Among the Netflix originals returning this month is the...
07:23 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget 'Battlefield V' won't have battle royale until spring 2019
You'll have to wait a while if you want to see Battlefield V's much-touted battle royale mode. EA DICE has detailed the post-launch roadmap for its WWII shooter, and the vaunted "Fires...
07:02 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Oculus Go now casts your VR sessions to other devices
As promised, it's now easy to share your Oculus Go sessions with everyone else in the room. Oculus is rolling out beta support for casting Go experiences to phones and tablets using the Oculus a...
06:20 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget The Lexus ES 300h is a chill luxury sedan
There's something to be said about comfy. Your favorite pillow or blanket might not be the best on the market, but they make you feel better. Even if it has a pizza stain that's shaped like ...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Mobvois TicWatch C2 brings classic looks to Wear OS
Mobvoi, the maker of some surprisingly good and cheap Android smartwatches, has added a new wearable to its lineup. The company announced the arrival of the TicWatch C2, a Wear OS-powered update of it...
05:47 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget AT&T's mobile 5G network to launch in 'next few weeks'
After months of talking about its 5G rollout plans, AT&amp;T is finally close to making those plans a reality. As part of a conference call to discuss its latest earnings report, the carrier said...
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Facebook now lets you attach songs to photos and videos
Facebook has officially rolled out the ability to add songs to Stories and News Feed posts. The social network started testing the feature with a small number of users in September. Now that it's...
05:17 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Twitter tests status updates and ice breaker tweets
Last month, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey told the House Committee on Energy and Commerce that one of his company's goals is to "increase the health of public conversation" on its platform. A...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget People want self-driving cars to prioritize young lives over the elderly
Today, MIT released the results of a global survey on the moral and ethical decisions that autonomous vehicles should be programmed to make. The survey reveals that general preferences include priorit...
04:26 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget GM's self-driving car reportedly has trouble recognizing pedestrians
It seems that General Motors' self-driving car unit, Cruise, is running into major difficulties, and will likely not be able to hit its late 2019 launch target. Sources close to the project have ...
04:04 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Spotify lets all artists submit songs for playlist consideration
Spotify is now ready to give any artist a shot at stardom through its well-known playlists. After a beta test in the summer, the streaming music service has opened its playlist submissions to all mus...
04:04 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Spotify officially lets artists submit songs for playlist consideration (updated)
Spotify now believes it's fully ready to give artists a shot at stardom through its well-known playlists. After a beta test in the summer, the streaming music service has officially opened its pl...
03:43 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Google limits Pixel 3's fast wireless charging to certified devices
We hope you prefer wired charging if you're buying Google's Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL phone with no intention of getting a Pixel Stand. The tech giant's new flagship devices don't supp...
03:43 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Google limits Pixel 3's fast wireless charging to certified devices (update)
We hope you prefer wired charging if you're buying Google's Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL phone with no intention of getting a Pixel Stand. The tech giant's new flagship devices don't supp...
03:22 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Facebook uses machine learning to fight child exploitation
Today, Facebook's Global Head of Safety, Antigone Davis, published a blog post outlining how the social network fights child exploitation. The company uses standard industry practices, such as re...
02:54 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Samsung is working on a foldable laptop display
Samsung has spent years talking up its upcoming foldable smartphone which, depending on who you ask, is dubbed either the Galaxy F or Galaxy X. But why stop there? Why not bring the bendy magic to oth...
02:29 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Yahoo must pay $50 million to data breach victims
Yahoo will have to cough up $50 million in damages as part of a settlement following massive data breaches that took place in 2013 and 2014. The first breach affected three billion accounts, while the...
02:09 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Facebook, Twitter reportedly havent seen any China election meddling
Though President Trump and Vice President Pence have repeated claims that China is actively trying to meddle in the upcoming US midterm elections, officials at Facebook and Twitter have now said they ...
01:52 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Apple and Samsung fined in Italy for throttling phone performance
Apple found itself in some hot water last year when it was discovered that the company was throttling the performance of older phones. But it look like its Batterygate woes aren't quite over. Ita...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Walabot wall sensor calls for help if you fall down
Many people injure themselves from falls in the home, but most people unsurprisingly don't want to wear a watch, pendant or another device just to get help in case there's an injury. You mig...
01:15 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Massive ad scam stole millions through Android apps
Google is clamping down on a fraudulent advertising network of over 125 Android apps and websites that have stolen hundreds of millions in ad dollars. A BuzzFeed report laid bare the huge scale of the...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Spatial's collaborative AR platform is basically FaceTime in 3D
One of the many potential use cases for augmented reality headsets like Magic Leap and Microsoft's HoloLens is collaboration in the workplace. Instead of using something like Skype or Slack to ha...
12:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Google simplifies search data controls in wake of security issues
As part of its efforts to bolster security following the Google+ data exposure, Google is giving you access to data controls from directly within its most-used product: Search. Starting today, you...
12:05 pm -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Tim Cook calls for GDPR-style privacy laws in the US
Apple CEO and long-time data privacy advocate Tim Cook has made an impassioned speech calling for new digital privacy laws in the US. At a privacy conference in Brussels, Cook said that modern technol...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite' celebrates Halloween with themed outfits and challenges
Fortnite is a gaming juggernaut that just won't quit. No doubt part of its success are the constant changes and updates that keep things fresh, and with Halloween just around the corner, what bet...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Facebook gives Messenger a fall cleaning
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome back! Your Wednesday may involve a decluttered Facebook Messenger, fixing your old smartphone with an official repair kit from iFixit or maybe you want a g...
09:01 am -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget NASA fixes Hubble gyroscope by turning it off and on again
Hubble's designers prepared for gyroscope failure by equipping the observatory with a backup. Unfortunately, when one of Hubble's gyroscopes conked out in early October, the backup didn'...
07:31 am -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Target removes minimum amount for free shipping over the holidays
Shortly after Walmart announced that it's expanding its free shipping program to cover items from third-party merchants, Target has also revealed how it plans to win you over this holiday season....
06:30 am -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Snapchat helped register 418,000 US voters in two weeks
It's easy to be cynical when you hear about voter registration campaigns from social networks. How many people really sign up because of a digital nudge? Quite a few, apparently. Snap told the...
04:05 am -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget The official 'Super Mario Bros.' encyclopedia is here
After a years-long wait, the official Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia is available outside of Japan. The 256-page compendium is available in both a $40 standard edition as well as an $80 limited versi...
02:29 am -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget 2019 Jaguar I-Pace receives 234-mile range rating from the EPA
Jaguar's I-Pace is just getting into consumer's hands, and now the EPA has officially released its range estimates for the all-electric SUV. The vehicle has a range of 234 miles from its 90k...
01:07 am -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget New 'Overwatch' viewer gives you broadcast-worthy camera control
Blizzard is stepping up its efforts to improve Overwatch esports viewing ahead of the World Cup's climax at BlizzCon. As part of a developer update, the studio has introduced an Overwatch World ...
12:36 am -04 - Wed, October 24, 2018
Engadget Apple snags Steve Carell for one of its upcoming shows
Last year, Apple announced a Reese Witherspoon- and Jennifer Aniston-led drama as part of its growing slate of original shows, and now Steve Carell has signed on to the project. Still unnamed, the ser...
11:16 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Tesla drops Model S and X interior options to simplify production
Tesla isn't just pulling exterior color options to keep its assembly lines humming. Elon Musk has announced that his company is removing "many" Model S and Model X interior configurati...
09:51 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Reddit and Patreon team up to help creators foster community
Reddit and Patreon are teaming up to help creators grow their communities and give their fans more ways to support them. Patreon creators will be able to connect their page to their subreddits. Once t...
09:23 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Arcimoto is opening its first rental center for its three-wheeled EV
Arcimoto's three-wheeled Fun Utility Vehicle is a blast to drive, but there's a catch: given that the first orders haven't arrived, there hasn't been an easily accessible way to ta...
09:03 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Firefox update adds improved tracking protection
Mozilla is trying to do something about that eerie feeling you get when you think of cat food and all of a sudden start seeing targeted ads about cat food -- with the new Firefox update, anti-tracking...
08:42 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget SoundCloud users can now share song links to Instagram Stories
SoundCloud users will no longer have to settle for screenshots when they want to share music on Instagram, as the company announced today that tracks can now be shared to Instagram Stories directly fr...
08:20 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Sonos is selling a limited-edition Beastie Boys speaker for charity
Prior to today, the easiest way to get the Beastie Boys on your Sonos Play:5 was to queue up your favorite songs from the trio. A new limited edition version of the speaker will always have the Rock a...
08:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget HP's latest Spectre x360 laptops boast up to a 22-hour battery
HP is once again tweaking its Spectre x360 convertible laptops, but this time the changes promise to be more tangible. The new Spectre x360 13 and 15 boast common functional upgrades, such as a dual-c...
07:33 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Facebook shut down a spam network in Brazil
Facebook's crackdown on misleading content continues, this time in Brazil. The social network gave the boot to 68 pages and 43 accounts -- all linked to a single marketing group -- for violating ...
07:11 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget ASUS' latest low-cost Chromebooks are available now
Just because there's been a slew of premium Chrome OS devices in recent weeks doesn't mean you'll have to go without modern, budget-friendly options. ASUS has launched its latest Chrom...
06:52 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget GM brings its peer-to-peer car-sharing service to 10 US cities
Earlier this year, GM unveiled a peer-to-peer car-sharing service, expanding its Maven platform to allow GM owners and qualified lessees to rent out their own vehicles. At the time, the company said t...
06:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget The Ducati Multistrada 1260S is ready for anything
"Let's go on an adventure," I whispered to the Ducati Multistrada 1260S.For many, motorcycles represent something more than a simple means of transportation. It's everything from t...
06:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Facebook is finally decluttering Messenger
Facebook has just announced a brand new Messenger app, and it promises to be a lot simpler than previous iterations. In Messenger 4, you'll get three tabs instead of nine. There's the Chats ...
05:24 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Lenovo updates Smart Display with Google Home Hub features
Google isn't being stingy about its recently announced Home Hub features -- it's going to be available on all Assistant smart displays, regardless of manufacturer. But we assumed it would be...
05:05 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget 'No Man's Sky' is getting a spooky update next week
Few games in recent memory have enjoyed as strong a resurgence as No Man's Sky. The galaxy exploration game was widely criticized when it was released in 2016, as it had some teething problems, i...
04:46 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Lyft buys an AR company to bolster its self-driving car efforts
Lyft is ramping up it self-driving car strategy on two fronts. To start, the ridesharing mainstay has acquired Blue Vision Labs, a UK-based augmented reality firm whose underlying technology helps ca...
04:27 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Twitter bans 18 more InfoWars-related accounts
Twitter banned 18 more Twitter accounts related to Alex Jones and his InfoWars media outlet on Monday. The accounts were sharing content from the organization, and Twitter told CNN it permanently susp...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Google Play will upgrade your HD movies to 4K for free
If you purchased a movie in SD or HD from Google Play in the past, make sure to fire up the Movies &amp; TV app as soon as you can. Google will tell you if your previous purchases are now availabl...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Baidu develops its own take on real-time translation
Google isn't the only big game in town when it comes to real-time translations. Chinese search giant Baidu has developed its own system, STACL (Simultaneous Translation with Anticipation and Con...
03:49 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget US targets individual Russians in fight against election interference
The US isn't limited to fighting election interference campaigns on its own soil. The New York Times has learned that Cyber Command is conducting the country's first known overseas operatio...
03:44 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Amazon pitched ICE on its facial recognition technology
Amazon has faced pushback, both internally and externally, for selling its Rekognition facial recognition technology to law enforcement. It's a move the company's own employees said would &q...
03:34 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Walmart offers free two-day shipping for hundreds of third-party sellers
It's that time of the year again when retailers wave perks and promos in your face to earn your business. Walmart is hoping to lure you away from Amazon by offering free two-day shipping for mill...
03:12 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Drake is now co-owner of an esports brand
Drake's commitment to gaming is going well beyond the occasional star-studded Twitch stream. As part of an investment round, the Canadian rap giant (along with entertainment mogul Scooter Braun)...
02:54 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Sony Pictures and Warner Bros. join Hollywood's open-source tech forum
Just months after its launch, Hollywood's first forum for open-source technology tools is adding more big names to its lineup -- along with its first software project. Sony Pictures Entertainment...
02:32 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Razer's mobile chief is leaving to join drone company Skydio
Razer's senior vice president and general manager Tom Moss is leaving the company for the role of COO at Skydio, a company that focuses on autonomous drones. The announcement, which Moss made via...
02:11 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Zero Motorcycles' 2019 line-up boasts more power and longer range
Zero Motorcycles has made a name for itself by producing electric bikes that appeal to motorcycle enthusiasts as well as alternative fuel fans. Its bikes have been a hit with thrill seekers and commut...
01:51 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget MoviePass to spin out from its parent company amid legal woes
If you're in any way familiar with Helios and Matheson Analytics (HMNY for short), you probably know it only as the owner of MoviePass -- and the company would unsurprisingly like to change that ...
01:31 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Nintendo is bringing Labo to elementary school classrooms
Nintendo's Labo kits for the handheld Switch platform have always had a STEM foundation, which is why the company's latest announcement makes complete sense. Nintendo is partnering with the ...
01:14 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Motorola and iFixit sell official DIY phone repair kits
Many tech companies frown on unofficial repairs, but not Motorola -- in the right circumstances, it'll encourage you to fix devices yourself. The Lenovo brand has become the first major phone mak...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Misfit's $250 Vapor 2 smartwatch adds GPS and NFC
Misfit's Vapor 2 touchscreen smartwatch is ready to join the company's line of fashionable fitness trackers. Unlike the original, the Wear OS-powered Vapor 2 will be equipped with GPS and NF...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Motiv's fitness ring will log you in with a wave of your hand
Motiv has made a number of significant functional improvements since first releasing its fitness monitoring ring back in 2017, including Android support and sleep tracking. As of today, your Motiv rin...
12:35 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget NYC's first Amazon Go store will be in the financial district
We knew an Amazon Go store was coming to NYC, now we know where it will be stationed. Recode claims the cashierless convenience store will be located inside Manhattan's Brookfield Place -- a shop...
12:03 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Xiaomi's new gaming smartphone comes with a Joy-Con
We've already seen the likes of Razer and ASUS making a push in the gaming smartphone market, but what you probably don't know is that Xiaomi has also been somewhat involved in this space --...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Custom-made smart glasses pick up where Google Glass left off
Earlier this month, Thalmic Labs announced it would be ending the production of Myo, a gesture-controlled armband that it's been developing for the past few years. The company has decided to shif...
11:41 am -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Google is testing Android Messages integration on Chrome OS
Google has finally started testing the Chrome OS platform's Android Messages integration, which has been in the works for quite some time. According to Chrome Unboxed, some users who have access ...
11:23 am -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget HTC's blockchain phone can only be bought with cryptocurrency
If the idea of a HTC blockchain phone drives you wild, we've got good news: the "Exodus 1" is now available to pre-order -- it ships in December. But you can only buy it online for 0.15...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Uber will introduce a 'clean air fee' to all London rides
Uber has been consistently vocal about its green aspirations. From electric scooters to its own EV charging networks, the company's eco-friendly ambitions reached a pinnacle last year when it ann...
10:30 am -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Meeting the iPhone XR
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Finally, it's time to meet Apple's iPhone XR, and we couldn't do that without asking some questions about the decisions behind the device. We'r...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Apple iPhone XR review: The best iPhone for most people
Everywhere I go, I see people hanging onto their old iPhones &mdash; those devices have usually seen better days, but there they are, still ticking away. Sometimes, as socially anxious as I am, I ...
09:15 am -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Dyson will build its electric cars in Singapore
Dyson will build a two-storey factory in Singapore to assemble its lineup of highly anticipated electric cars. In a letter to company employees, chief executive Jim Rowan said construction would start...
08:58 am -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Mozilla test will offer Firefox users ProtonVPN subscriptions
Mozilla is rolling out an experimental feature for Firefox that's not quite like its other ones -- you'll have to pay to be able to use. The organization has teamed up with ProtonVPN to test...
07:41 am -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget VW's Electrify America to install EV chargers along the Ohio Turnpike
If electric cars are going to become a staple of American roads, they're going to need chargers near prominent routes. And VW's Electrify America is about to address that. The company has ...
06:18 am -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Oculus stops offering movies on Rift headsets due to low demand
It's a lousy time to be a fan of PC-based VR, apparently. Oculus told both customers and Variety that it's shutting down its movie store for Rift headset owners, leaving you to use third-pa...
05:03 am -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Fifth person pleads guilty to 'celebgate' account hijacks
Did we say that all the 'celebgate' perpetrators had faced justice? Well, not quite. A fifth person embroiled in the incident, Virginia resident Chris Brannan, has pleaded guilty to unauth...
03:55 am -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Future Windows 10 update will soften the blow of Spectre patches
Like with other companies, Microsoft's Spectre and Meltdown security fixes introduced a performance hit -- it mostly affected servers, but it was there. Thankfully, that blow shouldn't be q...
02:35 am -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget OnePlus will release one of the first 5G smartphones
Shortly after Qualcomm president Cristiano Amon told us to expect at least two 5G flagship smartphones next year, you kind of know what to expect when OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei joined him on stage. ...
01:58 am -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Google will fix its Camera bug that fails to save photos
Now that Google's Pixel 3 phones have arrived people are finding the good and bad of the various software-enhanced features. One issue some have noticed -- across a range of devices including som...
01:00 am -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Qualcomm is expecting at least two 5G flagship smartphones in 2019
If you've been wondering when to expect the first 5G smartphone on the market, there's now a somewhat official answer from none other than Qualcomm. Speaking at the 4G/5G Summit in Hong Kong...
01:00 am -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Qualcomm wants to help build more Alexa-powered Bluetooth earbuds
When it comes to adding a voice assistant to a speaker or a pair of headphones, Amazon's Alexa has become the default choice for many OEMs, likely due to the openness and high adoption rate of th...
01:00 am -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Qualcomm's Snapdragon 675 rides the multi-camera and gaming trend
It's only been almost a quarter since Qualcomm launched its Snapdragon 670 mid-range chipset, but today, the company is already bringing out a slightly beefier Snapdragon 675, which is clearly de...
01:00 am -04 - Tue, October 23, 2018
Engadget Qualcomm is expecting two waves of 5G flagship smartphones in 2019
If you've been wondering when to expect the first 5G smartphone on the market, there's now a somewhat official answer from none other than Qualcomm. Speaking at the 4G/5G Summit in Hong Kong...
11:56 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'RDR 2,' Hasan Minhaj, 'Sabrina' and 'Channel Zero'
After a long wait, Rockstar Games is delivering Red Dead Redemption 2 later this week -- prepare your hard drives. On Netflix streaming, there's the premiere of Hasan Minhaj's new weekly sho...
11:32 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget US DOT tells self-driving shuttle company to stop transporting kids
Sorry kids, neither you nor robots can be trusted. The US Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has told Transdev North America to stop hauling chi...
10:17 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Report says NASA lost historical artifacts due to lax procedures
NASA's Office of Inspector General has released a new report detailing shortcomings in how the agency manages its historical items, The Verge reports. Over the years, NASA has apparently lost a n...
09:38 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget NBC Sports adds Snow Pass to its hyper-specific streaming options
NBC Sports announced "Snow Pass" today, which is the latest in hyper-specific sports streaming packages on NBC Sports Gold. Snow Pass includes over 700 hours of live coverage for seven winte...
09:09 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Ford is the first company to test self-driving cars in Washington, DC
Washington, DC has taken some steps to govern self-driving cars, but now it's finally going to see those cars in action. Ford and its partner Argo AI have unveiled plans to test their autonomous ...
08:40 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Intellivisions Amico is the latest retro console revival
Intellivision, the video game maker that didn't survive the '80s, is back and ready to build something new on top of gaming nostalgia. After teasing the idea earlier this year, the company h...
08:11 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Uber's drone-based food delivery could begin in 2021
At this year's Uber Elevate Summit in May, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi discussed the possibility of a drone-based food delivery service. Now, it looks like a job posting has hinted that the company is ...
07:52 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Richard Branson steps down as Virgin Hyperloop One chairman
Richard Branson is stepping down as chairman of Virgin Hyperloop One. He confirmed the decision to Reuters, claiming that the company needs a more heavily involved leader on its mission to build a ful...
07:33 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Devil May Cry 5 fans in Japan get insane $8,000 bundle
If you plan on dressing up as Dante for Halloween, this is the jacket to get. Capcom has announced a new Devil May Cry 5 "Ultra Limited Edition" bundle via its E-Capcom website. The bundle i...
07:14 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Faraday Future confirms layoffs and wage cuts as struggles continue
The future of Faraday Future is starting to look bleak. The electric car startup has laid off part of its workforce and is slashed the wages of its employees by 20 percent, as first reported by The Ve...
07:05 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Spotify tests feature that highlights new releases
Spotify appears to be testing a new feature called What's New that surfaces newly released music from artists you listen to, The Verge reports. A handful of Spotify users have reported seeing the...
06:46 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget YouTube CEO says proposed EU copyright law threatens creators
Europe is currently considering new legislation that would require companies like Google and Facebook to scan all uploaded content and remove any copyrighted material. Known as Article 13, the move ha...
06:27 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Netflix orders more of Matt Groening's 'Disenchantment'
Netflix may be ending shows left and right, but it's still willing to commit to some shows. The service has announced that it's releasing more episodes of Matt Groening's Disenchantmen...
06:06 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Discovery and PGA Tour team up on GOLFTV streaming service
Discovery and the PGA Tour have announced a new OTT service called GOLFTV, which will be a hub for golf coverage outside of the US. GOLFTV will offer more than 2,000 hours of live content each year an...
05:47 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe leaves Facebook
Add another person to the list of high-profile leaders departing Facebook. Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe is leaving both his own team and the social network. He didn't say where he was going ...
05:33 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Addison Lee's self-driving taxis could hit London by 2021
Private hire taxi company Addison Lee has announced plans to place autonomous cabs on the streets of London by 2021. To help it get there, it's teaming up with Oxbotica, a company that specialize...
05:12 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Mars may have enough oxygen underneath its surface for life
The possibility of life on Mars has been a tantalizing possibility for years, and recent discoveries have only increased excitement about whether we'll find life on the red planet. Now, a new stu...
04:53 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Netflix taps Gullermo del Toro to direct 'Pinocchio'
Netflix is adding to its stable of Oscar-winning directors with Guillermo del Toro, who will take the reins on a stop-motion adaptation of the classic kids' story Pinocchio. It's the first t...
04:22 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Drive.ai launches second autonomous ride-hailing pilot in Texas
Drive.ai's autonomous ride-hailing pilot is now available beyond one town, if only just. The startup has launched its promised second pilot in Arlington, Texas, a short distance away from Frisco...
03:57 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Samsung's updated mixed-reality headset goes on sale October 22nd
It's official: Samsung is updating its mixed-reality headset, the Odyssey. The new version, the Samsung HMD Odyssey+, promises to bring lifelike experiences through the Windows Mixed Reality plat...
03:34 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Germany calls for global minimum tax on large tech companies
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has called for a global minimum tax on large technology companies, The Telegraph reports, and it's a move aimed at ensuring tech firms pay taxes in the countri...
03:11 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Netflix will raise $2 billion to pay for more original content
It's hard to deny that Netflix is a powerhouse when it comes to original content. The company wants to ensure it remains on top, though, and to do that it's willing to go into debt. Netflix ...
02:50 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Honor Magic 2's sliding screen unveiled a week before launch
While the notch has become an unfortunate trend in the smartphone market, Vivo and Oppo have shown the world how a proper all-screen design should be done -- by stuffing the front cameras into a motor...
02:34 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget What we're buying: Making the switch from Apple to Samsung
Associate editor Mariella Moon struggled when her old iPhone's touchscreen stopped responding. She went to the other side, and picked up a Samsung Galaxy S8. She's still with it -- but she&#...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget How to pick a smartphone in 2018
You dropped it one too many times. Its battery life has gotten terrible. You just need a change. Whatever the reason, you're reading this because you've decided it's time to buy a new s...
01:28 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget The Boring Company's LA test tunnel is almost complete
Today, Elon Musk announced via Twitter that the first Boring Company test tunnel under Los Angeles is almost finished. When it's complete, the system will be able to carry pedestrians, cyclists a...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget 'Ghostbusters World' combines 'Pokmon Go' and turn-based battles
Ghostbusters World is a mobile game from Ghost Corps -- the Sony company that "owns" Ghostbusters -- and South Korean game developer 4:33. The developer is no stranger to big-name franchise ...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget With the iPhone XR, Apple broadens its 'best'
The iPhone XR might be the most interesting phone Apple has made in years.Think about it: Apple just released its flagship XS and XS Max to a chorus of positive reviews, and now here it is, a month la...
12:30 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Samsung's case for buying an 8K TV: Why wait?
Samsung and LG will forever be locked in a perpetual tug-of-war, and display tech is just one of the many fronts on which they tussle. Conference halls are their battleground, and at IFA this year, 8K...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget eBay's Instant Selling is a hassle-free way to sell your old phone
eBay has launched a new service that gives you a quick way to sell select phone models if you don't want to deal with Craigslist buyers. It's called Instant Selling, and the e-commerce platf...
11:00 am -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Google Home Hub review: A more personal smart display
Google debuted its take on the smart display earlier this year with a slew of Echo Show rivals. This is, after all, the Google way. As it did with Android, Google created the ecosystem and then partne...
10:26 am -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Smartphone cheats
Welcome back! Google introduces a new keyboard for your big-screened smartphone, and another smartphone maker is caught cheating on performance tests. Also, after 37 years, we're still waiting fo...
08:54 am -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Thieves steal a Tesla Model S by hacking the entry fob
A Tesla owner who recorded thieves stealing his Model S by hacking the passive entry system has published the video on YouTube so we can all watch (and learn). It shows the crooks using a tablet to ap...
06:49 am -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Pixii is a smartphone-centric rangefinder camera with a Leica mount
If you were thinking "I really want a rangefinder camera with a Leica M mount and no rear display or memory card," then a new French startup called Pixii has read your mind. It unveiled a di...
03:56 am -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget Molecule-level 'CT scans' could lead to faster drug discovery
Scientists like to use x-rays when determining chemical structures to develop drugs, but it's an agonizingly slow process. As they need large, pure crystals, it can take weeks or even years to p...
02:22 am -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget VW starts work on its first large-scale EV factory
VW's grandiose electric car plans just became more tangible. The automaker has started building its first group-wide, large-scale EV production factory in Anting, about 19 miles west of Shanghai...
12:40 am -04 - Mon, October 22, 2018
Engadget The latest Xprize winner harvests drinking water from the air
Judges have chosen the winner of the Water Abundance Xprize, and it might just be vital to solving some of the world's most difficult shortages. The Skysource/Skywater Alliance has earned $1.5 m...
11:10 pm -04 - Sun, October 21, 2018
Engadget Facebook reportedly aims to buy a 'major' cybersecurity company
Facebook is still reeling from the hack that exposed 29 million users, but it may have a solution: go shopping. Sources talking to The Information claim that Facebook is accelerating plans to buy a &...
09:37 pm -04 - Sun, October 21, 2018
Engadget NYPD pulls 2,990 body cameras after one catches fire
The NYPD's plan to outfit every officer with body cameras has run into trouble. The department has pulled about 2,990 Vievu LE-5 cameras across the city after one officer's camera caught fir...
08:04 pm -04 - Sun, October 21, 2018
Engadget Oppo is the latest to be caught cheating on phone benchmarks
You can add another big name to the list of phone makers found cheating on benchmarks. UL Benchmarks has delisted Oppo's Find X and F7 phones from its 3DMark charts after testing from itself and...
06:33 pm -04 - Sun, October 21, 2018
Engadget Google Gboard's floating keys make your giant phone more comfortable
Google is giving you the power to make its mobile keyboard float and to move it anywhere you want to. No need to chant Wingardium Leviosa -- it's Le-vi-O-sa, by the way -- just tap on Gboard'...
05:01 pm -04 - Sun, October 21, 2018
Engadget Audi delays E-Tron SUV by a month over software updates
Audi's E-Tron SUV has seemingly been in development for ages, but you're going to have to wait longer still to see it on the road. The automaker has delayed the electric SUV's arrival b...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, October 21, 2018
Engadget After Math: Paying more for less
The rent is too damn high unless you're living in a van down by the river, medical care routinely puts people into bankruptcy, gas prices are still floating around $3 a gallon nationwide and Sena...
02:00 pm -04 - Sun, October 21, 2018
Engadget How to Use Your Existing Phone Overseas
By Geoffrey MorrisonThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate com...
12:01 pm -04 - Sun, October 21, 2018
Engadget Electric cars could store energy in their carbon fiber bodies
Electric cars typically need larger, denser batteries if they're going to meet the range expectations of people used to gas-powered vehicles, but available space and weight limit the size of that...
07:54 am -04 - Sun, October 21, 2018
Engadget Amazon fixes security flaws allowing smart home hijacks
Some smart home device owners may have dodged a bullet. Amazon recently patched 13 security flaws in an operating system for the Internet of Things, FreeRTOS, as well as Amazon Web Services connectio...
03:58 am -04 - Sun, October 21, 2018
Engadget Tougher emissions rules helped cut US air pollution deaths in half
There's little doubt that air quality has generally improved in the US in recent decades, but quantifying that improvement has been difficult. However, a recently published University of North C...
02:34 am -04 - Sun, October 21, 2018
Engadget Facebook carried ads from mysterious pro-Brexit group for months
While Facebook might be making strides in clamping down on fake news and shady political ads, there appear to have been holes in its strategy. The UK's Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committe...
01:10 am -04 - Sun, October 21, 2018
Engadget Watch the visual effects for 'Ant-Man and The Wasp' come to life
One of the most entertaining aspects of Ant-Man and The Wasp was how the film played with the characters' shrinking and growing powers. Marvel obviously relied on CGI to turn that building into a...
11:37 pm -04 - Sat, October 20, 2018
Engadget Tesla's future 'dog mode' would prevent humans from panicking
Tesla already has a feature to prevent its electric car interiors from overheating. Not everyone knows that, though, and that's a problem when people may call the cops or break into your ride to...
10:05 pm -04 - Sat, October 20, 2018
Engadget Google Assistant may soon have a web app for lists and notes
Google Assistant might soon have its own list- and note-taking functions instead of leaning on third-party apps. The 9to5Google team has sifted through the Google search app's code to discover a...
08:36 pm -04 - Sat, October 20, 2018
Engadget Lightweight gloves help you touch virtual objects
One factor that prevents virtual reality from being truly immersive is the fact that you still can't feel what you see. A group of scientists from EPFL and ETH Zurich is trying to change that by ...
07:04 pm -04 - Sat, October 20, 2018
Engadget Saudi Arabia reportedly asked Twitter employee to spy on dissidents
Saudi Arabia may have done more than use large-scale social media campaigns to stifle political opposition. New York Times sources claim the country was "grooming" a Twitter engineer, Ali A...
05:33 pm -04 - Sat, October 20, 2018
Engadget Lime's Gen 3 scooter is built to survive rider abuse
Lime might have lost access to San Francisco, but it does have a consolation prize: a new scooter to entice you in those cities where its shared service does operate. The Lime-S Gen 3 touts technolo...
04:02 pm -04 - Sat, October 20, 2018
Engadget Watch the 'Forza' esports championship starting at 1PM Eastern
If you enjoy watching top-tier virtual motorsports, you're about to get your fill. Microsoft and Turn 10 are streaming the season-ending Forza Racing World Championship this weekend, starting wit...
02:30 pm -04 - Sat, October 20, 2018
Engadget Still waiting for a video game developer to win a Genius Grant
Every year since 1981, the MacArthur Foundation has handed out the "Genius Grant," awarding a handful of individuals $625,000 each in recognition of their creative skills and success in thei...
12:55 pm -04 - Sat, October 20, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Netflix cancels 'Luke Cage'
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! Friday night brought a successful rocket launch and some bad news for another Marvel hero on Netflix. Also, we'll take a look at Tim ...
07:42 am -04 - Sat, October 20, 2018
Engadget YouTube video embeds now include a 'Subscribe' button
Up until now, if you saw a YouTube video you liked embedded in a website, you had to click through the video to YouTube's page in order to subscribe to that channel. Now, YouTube is making it a l...
03:48 am -04 - Sat, October 20, 2018
Engadget HTC's standalone Vive Focus will soon get 6DoF VR controllers
While Facebook's Oculus Quest won't arrive until the spring of 2019, its seemingly beefier inside-out tracking plus 6DoF controllers may already pose a threat to HTC's Vive Focus, as we...
02:38 am -04 - Sat, October 20, 2018
Engadget Netflix cancels 'Luke Cage' a week after dropping 'Iron Fist'
When Marvel and Netflix announced Iron Fist wouldn't return for a third season, there were reports Luke Cage was close to being renewed. That is not the case, however, as they announced tonight t...
01:29 am -04 - Sat, October 20, 2018
Engadget YouTube TV apologizes for outage with a one-week credit
If you're one of many who experienced the Youtube TV outage on October 16th, check your email. YouTube TV sent its subscribers an apology today which contained a link to a form you can fill out t...
12:45 am -04 - Sat, October 20, 2018
Engadget BepiColombo orbiters take off for Mercury tonight
If you've ever wondered what's happening over on Mercury, you'll have an answer soon. Well, soon-ish. BepiColombo, a joint effort between the space agencies of Europe and Japan, will se...
12:15 am -04 - Sat, October 20, 2018
Engadget Healthcare.gov security breach leaks info for 75,000 people
Today The Centers for Medicare &amp; Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that Healthcare.gov, the federally operated health insurance marketplace, has suffered a data breach. Apparently it detected ...
10:32 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Huawei is working on a foldable 5G smartphone
It's wasn't too long ago that flip phones were all the rage, and now it looks they might have a spiritual successor. Richard Yu, CEO of Chinese smartphone maker Huawei, told Digital Trends t...
09:12 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Some Google Pixel 3 users claim their photos arent saving
If you're having issues with your Google Pixel phone not saving photos, you're not alone. According to reports on Reddit and Google's own forums, some owners of Google Pixel 3, 3XL, 2 a...
08:24 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Chrome 70 brings picture-in-picture mode to desktop
Get ready for productivity to plummet around your office. Chrome 70, the latest version of Google's browser, enables a picture-in-picture feature that will let you keep videos in a floating windo...
08:02 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget US intelligence chief says "no evidence" of Chinese spy chips
Dan Coats, the US director of national intelligence, said there's "no evidence" that Chinese spies tampered with servers bought by up to 30 companies, including the likes of Apple and a...
08:02 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget US intelligence chief says 'no evidence' of Chinese spy chips
Dan Coats, the US director of national intelligence, said there's "no evidence" that Chinese spies tampered with servers bought by up to 30 companies, including the likes of Apple and a...
07:46 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Fake news is down on Facebook in the US and France, say three studies
Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook have not had a great year. From being called in front of Congress to getting lashed by the media for its appalling handling of user data, the pressure has been on the soci...
07:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Uber, Google, Facebook: Your experiments have gone too far
It was 2014, around the time when Travis Kalanick referred to Uber as his chick-magnet "Boober" in a GQ article, that I'd realized congestion in San Francisco had gone insane. Before th...
07:17 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Russian woman indicted for interfering with 2018 US midterm elections
US officials aren't waiting until after the midterm elections to take legal action against interference efforts. Federal authorities have charged Russian national Elena Khusyaynova for allegedly...
07:15 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget The Best Humidifier for a Large Room
By Tim HeffernanThis 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...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget OnePlus moves 6T launch to October 29th to avoid clashing with Apple
If you're the sort who regularly tunes into device launches, you've probably noticed that Apple's October 30th iPad Pro event was set to clash with OnePlus' 6T premiere -- in fact,...
06:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Nat Geo and OpenROV are giving away 1000 robot submarines
Despite having lived in close proximity to it for hundreds of thousands of years, humanity has yet to explore even a fraction of the Earth's ocean. We have more thoroughly mapped the surfaces of ...
06:14 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Apple CEO calls on 'Bloomberg' to retract China surveillance report
Earlier this month, Bloomberg reported that San Jose-based server company Server Micro installed surveillance micro-chips in the Chinese data center hardware of up to 30 companies, including Amazon an...
06:14 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Apple CEO calls on Bloomberg to retract China surveillance report
Earlier this month, Bloomberg reported that San Jose-based server company Super Micro installed surveillance micro-chips in the Chinese data center hardware of up to 30 companies, including Amazon and...
05:48 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Tesla shelves the full self-driving option you couldn't use
Ever since Tesla hinted at its autonomous future, there's been a "Full Self-Driving Capability" checkbox on the order page for its cars -- spend several grand and your car would one day...
05:24 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Google apps could cost manufacturers up to $40 per handset in the EU
After Google was fined $5 billion by EU courts for forcing providers to make its own products the default on Android devices, the company is now separating Chrome and search from the rest of its suite...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget The world of 'Guacamelee! 2'
Have you heard the legend of El &aacute;guila y la serpiente?In a dream, the gods told an Aztec leader to take his people into the wilderness of Central America to look for an eagle grasping a ser...
04:31 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget EU approves Microsoft's $7.5 billion GitHub takeover
The EU has unconditionally approved Microsoft's $7.5 billion deal for GitHub, moving the acquisition another step closer towards closing. After a five-week probe, European Commission antitrust of...
04:01 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Moment's Anamorphic lens provides epic looks
When Moment announced an anamorphic lens, it really caught my attention. After all, the film Tangerine was shot on an iPhone 5S using an anamorphic lens from Moondog Labs, so I was excited to try my h...
03:38 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget 'Rocket League' cross-platform profiles delayed until 2019
Rocket League's cross-platform profile system, RocketID, has been pushed back until early next year. Psyonix said that it's working "incredibly hard to ensure that it's as intuitiv...
03:13 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Apple now offers a USB-C Watch charger
The iPhone XR made its entrance today, but that's not the only new product available in the Apple Store. The company also introduced a USB-C charger for the Apple Watch. Up until now, the only of...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Making magic with the Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit
Like so many Harry Potter fans, I've dreamed of attending Hogwarts and learning magic with a wand, cauldron and bulging bag full of quills, ink and parchment. In the absence of real witchcraft an...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Audi A8: An evolution in luxury and tech
Driving the Audi A8 along the gorgeous Northern California coastline near Big Sur is a joy. But no matter how wonderful the car may be, it had the opportunity to be better. Possibly. Instead, Audi ori...
01:32 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Facebook hires tarnished UK politician to fix its reputation
These days, all Facebook seems to do is lurch from one public relations crisis to a political one, and back again. Consequently, the company has decided to hire a British former politician, Sir Nick C...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Volvo is betting big on mobile to push its car subscription service
The Volvo S60 will be the second car the automaker will "lease" via its Care by Volvo subscription service when it lands in showrooms in the next few months. But it turns out, that half the ...
12:21 pm -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Steam VR update lets low-end PCs run games more smoothly
Steam VR has introduced a feature for Beta called "Motion Smoothing," which will give PCs with hardware that aren't quite top of the line the power to deliver VR experiences more smooth...
11:28 am -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Apple patent troll strikes again with FaceTime lawsuit
For such a genial component of Apple's ecosystem, FaceTime certainly attracts a lot of lawsuits from interested bodies. The latest is from Uniloc, a company with a collection of patents, a hotlin...
10:44 am -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: The cheapest Tesla Model 3 ever
Friday morning has arrived, and with it we're looking at the cheapest Model 3 ever. Also, Apple opened orders for the iPhone XR and set a date for its event where we expect to meet new iPads and ...
10:11 am -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget PS4 zombie thriller 'Days Gone' delayed yet again
You'll have to wait a bit longer to mow down zombies (sorry, Freakers) on the upcoming PS4 action-survival game Days Gone. Sony is again pushing back the exclusive title from its slated February ...
09:18 am -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Funimation shows leave Crunchyroll following Sony's acquisition
When Sony acquired Funimation, it apparently also meant the end of the anime localizer's partnership with Crunchyroll and VRV. According to Polygon, Funimation president Gen Fukunaga sent a memo ...
09:18 am -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Funimation shows leave Crunchyroll following Sony's acquisition (update)
When Sony acquired Funimation, it apparently also meant the end of the anime localizer's partnership with Crunchyroll and VRV. According to Polygon, Funimation president Gen Fukunaga sent a memo ...
08:25 am -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Uber adds VoIP calling option to its app
Uber now allows riders and drivers to communicate over voice over internet protocol (VoIP) in addition to SMS texts, in-app messaging and regular phone calls. The Verge reports that Uber announced the...
07:31 am -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Apple iPhone Xr pre-orders are now open
Apple opened pre-orders for its more expensive iPhone models shortly after they were announced, leaving the more affordable iPhone Xr out of the lineup. Now, you can finally pre-order an iPhone Xr if ...
06:53 am -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Scoot brings electric scooter rentals to Santiago, Chile
Scoot is expanding into its third city and it's bringing electric scooters to Santiago, Chile. As part of a pilot program, Scoot will be allowed to launch a fleet of its electric kick scooters in...
05:20 am -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Twitter suspends bots spreading pro-Saudi tweets about missing journalist
Twitter has suspended hundreds of accounts suspected to be bots, which had been tweeting pro-Saudi sentiments regarding the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. According to NBC News, it prese...
03:13 am -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Shaper's AR-equipped Origin power cutter is going on sale for $2,500
If you've been itching to add AR to your DIY with a handheld CNC, you'll be happy to know that Shaper's Origin augmented reality power cutter will once again be available for purchase. ...
02:17 am -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Uber is testing an on-demand staffing service
Uber is seemingly on a quest to become the Amazon of services, having expanded beyond ride-hailing to freight hauling, food delivery and electric scooters. Now, it is testing an on-demand staffing ser...
01:21 am -04 - Fri, October 19, 2018
Engadget Papers, Please creator debuts Return of the Obra Dinn
Return of the Obra Dinn, the first-person mystery from Papers, Please creator Lucas Pope, is now available. The game has been in the works for some time, with Pope revealing the project and releasing ...
11:59 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Now you can buy a Model 3 for $45,000 before incentives
The Tesla Model 3 was originally announced with a promise that the car could be purchased for as little as $35,000 before federal and state tax incentives were applied, but until now, the cheapest mod...
11:48 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Apple's TV app gets live and on-demand shows with PS Vue integration
PlayStation Vue, Sony's sneakily growing video service, has earned the distinct honor of being the first streaming TV provider to be integrated into Apple's TV app. Subscribers will now be a...
10:46 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget 'Red Dead Redemption 2' starts its 100GB pre-release downloads tonight
After some long (or, not so long?) days by everyone on the Rockstar Games team, Red Dead Redemption 2 is nearly upon us. Ahead of its release October 26th on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Rockstar has r...
09:51 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Sams Club expands same-day grocery delivery through Instacart
Sam's Club, Walmart's members-only warehouse stores, will start offering same-day grocery delivery at half of its US locations by the end of October. The service will expand this month to mo...
09:27 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget The Senate is considering extending EV tax credits
As US senate majority leader Mitch McConnell debates making cuts to social security and medicare, Senator Dean Heller (R) of Nevada is hoping to keep electric car sales zipping forward with a new bill...
09:03 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Uber will make more personalized ride recommendations
Uber's app is getting a little smarter. TechCrunch reports that the company will begin making more personalized ride recommendations that take into account the length of your trip, your destinati...
08:38 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget MIT finds a smarter way to fight Spectre-style CPU attacks
Many companies have developed patches to mitigate Meltdown- and Spectre-like speculative memory attacks. However, they can come with compromises: they can leave major gaps and still slow down your sys...
08:16 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Google Maps ETA sharing comes to iOS, third-party apps
The overhaul of Google Maps is continuing, this time with ETA sharing. After first introducing the feature in 2017, Google is giving users the ability to share their location and route in real-time wi...
07:52 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Vertu rises from bankruptcy ashes with $4,000 Android phone
Like a very expensive phoenix emerging from gold-and-sapphire-tipped flames, Vertu has returned from its bankruptcy with its latest luxury smartphone. Aster P is a handmade device with a price tag tha...
07:35 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Facebooks confusion about its Portal camera is concerning
Facebook couldn't have picked a worse time to introduce Portal, a camera-equipped smart display designed to make video chatting in your home easier. And, if the rumors are true, the company is re...
07:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $20 on an Anova Precision Cooker Nano
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...
06:54 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget YouTube and Eventbrite sell concert tickets through music videos
YouTube is making it easier to translate raw enthusiasm for a band into seeing them play live. The streaming giant has struck up a deal with Eventbrite that will show tour listings right below videos ...
06:18 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Amazon's Alexa 'whisper mode' starts rolling out today
One of the new features introduced at last month's Amazon hardware event was the ability to whisper to your Amazon Echo device -- and have Alexa whisper back to you. Amazon confirmed to Engadget ...
06:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget IBM finally proves that quantum systems are faster than classicals
In 1994, MIT professor of applied mathematics, Peter Shor, developed a groundbreaking quantum computing algorithm capable of factoring numbers (that is, finding the prime numbers for any integer N) us...
05:43 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Kyocera releases tiny e-paper companion phone in Japan
If you've been curious as to what Instagram might look like on an e-paper screen and happen to live in Japan, the Kyocera Card Keitai KY-01L might be of interest. It's a companion device tha...
05:19 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Microsoft executive allegedly attempted to embezzle $1.5 million
Jeff Tran, Microsoft's former director of sports marketing and alliances, was charged with five counts of wire fraud this week for allegedly trying to embezzle $1.5 million from his former employ...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Google Play update enables smaller app installs
Google has implemented changes to the Play Store, which could translate to smaller applications that are much, much kinder to your phone's storage and memory. Earlier this year, it introduced a n...
04:23 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Apple is holding its iPad and Mac event on October 30th
Those rumors of Apple holding a second fall event were true. The company has announced plans for a special event on October 30th, and not at Apple Park -- this time, it's at the Brooklyn Academy ...
04:21 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Amazon and SiriusXM team up to offer free service and Echo Dots
Amazon and SiriumXM have partnered up to bring together streaming radio and the Amazon Echo. Echo owners can enjoy a three-month trial of SiriusXM for free. And anyone who signs up for a new SiriusXM ...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Google introduces Gmail integrations for Dropbox, Box and more
Today, Google announced new Gmail integrations for G Suite, which is its enterprise offering for business. Now G Suite users will be able to perform actions for popular apps directly from Gmail....
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Snapchat's latest Lens creation tools bring 2D objects to life
It might be easier to create and share Snapchat Lenses these days, but Snap clearly knows they need a little more panache. It's adding a trio of Lens Studio templates, with the centerpiece being ...
03:33 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget US semiconductor company claims Huawei tried to steal its technology
Huawei has faced quite a bit of pushback in the US as lawmakers and government agencies continue to claim the company and its potential connections to the Chinese government pose a security threat to ...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Book 2 hands-on: A Snapdragon-powered Surface rival
Looks like 2018 is the year of the 2-in-1. Just in the last couple of weeks alone, we've seen the launches of detachables like Google's Pixel Slate, Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 and HP...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Jabra's Elite 65t are the most versatile headphones you can buy
Let's face it: Most of us don't want to spend our hard-earned cash on multiple pairs of headphones laying around for specific uses. Sure, it's nice to have your travel set, another for ...
02:42 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget SoundCloud will let DJs instantly mix millions of its tracks
DJ sets and electronic music were integral to SoundCloud's initial success. In the past, the streaming also-ran has tapped into its community of mixers by letting them upload via Pioneer's D...
02:19 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Sonos may add Roku's entertainment platform to its speakers
The people at Sonos have made it clear that they want their hardware to be compatible with as many different platforms as possible, and they may be adding another one to their list. CNET reports that ...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Ticketmaster buys a blockchain company to guard against ticket fraud
Ticketmaster will soon have another way to fight bogus ticket sales: by hopping on one of the biggest tech bandwagons of 2018. It's acquiring Upgraded, a company that melds blockchain's dist...
01:44 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Inside Facebook's 'war room' is a battle for public trust
The internet has a misinformation problem. Symptoms include fake news, election interference, hate speech, trolling -- it goes by many names. It's become increasingly clear over the past few year...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Carving up London on the monster Mate X electric bike
Most electric-bike companies are pursuing designs nearly indistinguishable from their purely pedal-powered brethren. They're hiding batteries in slightly thicker frames or attaching them where a ...
01:02 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget MoviePass parent company under investigation for fraud
MoviePass's owner Helios and Matheson is allegedly under investigation for misleading investors, marking the latest in a series of setbacks for the cinema subscription service. New York Attorney ...
12:31 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Samsung has figured out EUV, the holy grail of chipmaking
Samsung has finally nailed a much-anticipated chip manufacturing technique that will help phones perform faster and keep their batteries juiced for longer. The company is now building 7-nanometer chip...
12:02 pm -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget eBay accuses Amazon of illegally poaching its sellers
eBay has officially filed a lawsuit against Amazon, accusing the e-commerce giant of hatching a scheme to poach its biggest sellers. The platform first threw down the gauntlet in early October, sendin...
11:30 am -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Banksy's 'Girl with Balloon' was meant to be shredded completely
Banksy's latest performance piece -- which saw him remotely shred his $1.1 million Girl with Balloon canvas seconds after it sold at auction -- captivated the world. What was he trying to say? Wh...
11:03 am -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Waymo details how emergency services should deal with self-driving incidents
Waymo has officially published guidelines cops and first responders can follow in case an autonomous car is involved in an accident. Without a human driver controlling the wheel, after all, there'...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Can anyone trust Facebook?
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's time for OITNB to say goodbye, advertisers claim Facebook lied about its video stats for over a year and we're giving streaming games a try. Clearly...
09:28 am -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Spotify Premium redesign borrows one of Pandora's best features
Spotify's been busy announcing a bunch of new features this week, including an app for Google's Wear OS and better direct uploads for artists -- and it's made some changes to Spotify Pr...
08:19 am -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Canelo lvarez signs $365 million contract with streaming service DAZN
Multiple world champion Canelo &Aacute;lvarez has signed a staggering 11-fight, five year, $365 million contract with DAZN, a streaming service dedicated to sports. This beats out the previous rec...
07:00 am -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Zoov launches an ebike sharing system that fits in with existing roads
Whether they take the form of scooters or bikes, pedestrian mobility programs have sprung up quickly around the globe, occasionally angering people and governments in cities that hadn't asked for...
05:57 am -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Swarm's latest update brings it closer to its Foursquare roots
The line between the Swarm and Foursquare City Guide apps just blurred a little more. Foursquare has released Swarm 6.0 for Android and iOS, and its tentpole features will feel familiar if you're...
03:48 am -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Adobe's 'Fast Mask' can edit one object across an entire video clip
Last night at Adobe Max's Sneaks session, a showcase unveiling potential software features, comedian Tiffany Haddish and Adobe evangelist Paul Trani announced ten new tools that the company is ex...
02:46 am -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Dad dating sim 'Dream Daddy' arrives on PS4 October 30th
If you slept on Dream Daddy, one of Engadget's best games of 2017, you'll soon have another way to play the charming dating sim as the "Dadrector's Cut" is headed to PS4. You&...
01:55 am -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget WSJ: Facebook believes spammers were behind its massive data breach
More than two weeks after Facebook revealed a massive data breach, we still don't know who was using the flaw in its site to access information on tens of millions of users. Now the Wall Street J...
01:10 am -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Netflixs Orange is the New Black will end with season seven
The time has come to say goodbye to another Netflix series. This time, it's Orange is the New Black. The show announced in a tweet that the upcoming seventh season will be its last, and in a vide...
12:17 am -04 - Thu, October 18, 2018
Engadget Helm's personal email server helps you avoid data breaches
Are you uncomfortable with the thought that some of your sensitive data is sitting on a remote server that represents a big, juicy target for hackers? Helm thinks it has a solution: put that data insi...
11:18 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget T-Mobile is giving you 36 months to pay off select phones
T-Mobile is giving people more time to pay off their phones. On Friday, the mobile carrier will launch a new 36-month installment plan that will stretch the cost of a smartphone out over the course of...
10:26 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget GOAT sneaker marketplace partners with NBA player Kyle Kuzma
Online sneaker marketplace GOAT announced that Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma will serve as the company's brand ambassador. Today's announcement marks the first partnership between a ...
09:42 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Facebooks political ad system still allows anonymous advertising
In May, Facebook began requiring political ads in the US to disclose who paid for them and those purchasing political ads to verify their identities. Both moves were meant to address some of the issue...
09:25 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Hyperloop One says Missouri route is economically viable
Virgin Hyperloop One has announced the results of a feasibility study on a planned route connecting Kansas City, Columbia and St. Louis. The study, which has yet to be published in full, purports that...
09:07 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Hulu's night mode comes to the web
Hulu has added a night mode to its website. The feature went live today at 12:30 PM EST, and is limited to watching video in their computer's web browser. The night mode update, which changes the...
08:43 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget 'The Stanley Parable' rewards you for not playing in five years
If you played The Stanley Parable when it came out on October 17th, 2013, and haven't picked it up since, you have just unlocked a brand new achievement. Today is the first day -- five years afte...
08:20 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget You can win a limited edition Xbox One X, but only by eating Taco Bell
Most gamers have had at least one Taco Bell-infused gaming session, but but Microsoft's latest promotion takes things to the extreme. Microsoft is teaming up with the fast food joint to give away...
08:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Facebook is bringing Instant Games to Groups and the Lite app
Facebook built Instant Games as a cross-platform gaming experience that can run anywhere without the need to download anything extra. Taking the platform's nature into account, it seems pretty ob...
07:22 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Google details the Pixel 3's custom security chip
Google has bragged about its Pixel 3 phones' custom Titan M security chip, but... what is it doing, exactly? The company is happy to explain. It posted a summary explaining the core of what Tit...
07:01 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Essential lays off 30 percent of its workforce
Essential Products, the company behind the Essential Phone, has laid off around a third of its employees. The hardware and sales departments were reportedly hit hardest by the cuts....
06:47 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget RED Hydrogen One graphic outlines the holographic phone's specs
RED has been dribbling out details of its much-delayed Hydrogen One phone for a long time, but getting a proper summary of its features has been... difficult. Thankfully, director Phil Holland has st...
06:23 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Spotify releases official, and much-needed, app for Google's Wear OS
You'll now be able to bring your music volume down to one percent (when ads start) without having to take out your phone, as Spotify has announced a new app for Google Wear OS. That's not to...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget The next generation of streaming video games is on its way
There's a specific kind of frustration associated with crappy game-streaming services. It's all about the build-up -- you find a game, whether it's something brand new or a long-lost ch...
05:38 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Tumblr fixes security flaw that exposed account info
Tumblr just fixed a flaw that could have revealed much more than bloggers were comfortable with sharing. A security researcher talking to the social site (which is owned by Engadget's parent bra...
04:55 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Twitter will show users when tweets are removed for policy violations
Twitter is making a couple of changes in regards to how it handles reported tweets. First, users have told Twitter that they don't necessarily want to see tweets that they've reported. So no...
04:37 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Spotify will help artists upload music to competing services
Spotify's direct uploads for artists weren't as convenient as they seemed -- there wasn't much point to using it when musicians typically want to upload to many services. The streaming...
04:12 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget 'Hitman 2' will let everyone kill Sean Bean
Movie producers have seemingly gone out of their way to kill Sean Bean in whatever role he plays, so it only makes sense that you could off him in a game, right? IO Interactive certainly thinks so -- ...
03:47 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Apple enables data downloads for US customers
Earlier this year, Apple started allowing its customers in the EU to download copies of the data the company holds on them to comply with General Data Protection Regulation rules that came into effect...
03:08 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Samsung's latest acquisition will help prepare 5G for self-driving cars
Samsung has announced that it's acquiring a Barcelona-based startup called Zhilabs, and it's meant to help the corporation prepare for its 5G offerings. Zhilabs is known for its artificial i...
02:46 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Facebook accused of lying about video stats error for over a year
Facebook is guilty of lying to advertisers, according to a new lawsuit. Back in 2016, online marketing agency Crowd Siren sued the social network for inflating its metrics -- now it claims Facebook kn...
02:27 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Researchers 3D print custom-sized lithium-ion batteries
One of the challenges in creating smaller and smaller devices these days, such as wearables and phones, is that the batteries can take up a lot of room. Cases are often designed around standard batter...
02:09 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Rocket Lab selects NASA's Virginia facility as its US spaceport
Today, small launch vehicle startup Rocket Lab announced the site of its new US spaceport. The Electron rocket will launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, located in Virginia. The launch sit...
01:51 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Twitter publishes over 10 million tweets linked to election meddling
Twitter has previously cracked down on accounts linked to election interference campaigns and provided snippets of their tweets, but now it's flinging the gates wide open. The social network has ...
01:22 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Scribd's latest reading bundle includes The New York Times
Scribd's news push last year wasn't a one-off. In an effort to snag more media junkies, the all-you-can-read-service is partnering with The New York Times on a new bundle. The fresh plan giv...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Skydio's follow-me drone takes commands from your Apple Watch
Skydio's highly autonomous R1 drone is already mostly hands-free. Now, however, you might not need something in your hands even when you do take control. It's releasing an Apple Watch app ...
12:41 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Tesla buys the land it needs for its Shanghai Gigafactory
Tesla has secured an 860,000 square meter plot of land in Shanghai for its first overseas Gigafactory after signing an agreement with the local government. The EV-maker confirmed the purchase on Chine...
12:22 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Google's Chrome now lets you unlink your web and browser sign-ins
If one of the things you hate about Chrome 69 is how logging into Gmail automatically links your account to the browser, you may want to download the latest update. Chrome 70 is now available for down...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Sony brings its 100 percent renewable energy goal forward a decade
Just a month after Sony announced its plans to power its worldwide operations with 100 percent renewable energy by 2040, the tech company has brought forward its US goal by a decade, to 2030. Sony cur...
11:31 am -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Verizon launches a new generation of its kid-tracking wearable
Your kid almost certainly doesn't need a smartwatch, but you can still strap one to them if you want. Verizon has expanded its dormant lineup of GizmoKids wearables with the GizmoWatch&mdash;...
11:02 am -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget MIT's AI can identify breast cancer risk as reliably as a radiologist
Breast cancer affects one in eight women in the US. There are multiple factors involved in developing the disease, but one issue is dense breast tissue. Some 40 percent of US women have dense breast t...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Robot Dance
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Facebook's next big launch is... The Real World? We'll explain. Also, it's time to look inside Google's new Pixel 3, and YouTube took an unplan...
09:30 am -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Google's latest Gboard stickers celebrate American Sign Language
One of the benefits of using Google's Gboard, aside from predictive emojis and GIF searches, is the cute animated stickers. Sure, most of them are fun and silly, but there are a few that carry de...
08:40 am -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget SimpliSafe monitors the outdoors with its first video doorbell
There is already no shortage of options for smart doorbells, and now you can add SimpliSafe's Video Doorbell Pro to the list. The device marks the security firm's first venture into home sec...
08:00 am -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Uber launches its safety hub for European passengers
Uber's recent safety push is spreading to Europe. The ridesharing service is launching a safety center in its app for the UK and 23 other European countries to provide many of the safeguards th...
07:45 am -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Facebook and MTV are revamping 'The Real World'
Facebook's big push into original video content is only getting stronger. Less than two months after the worldwide launch of its Watch streaming service, which is also trying to lure in independe...
05:45 am -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Google-backed startup's chat bots turn ads into conversations
AdLingo, a marketing platform fresh out of Google's Area 120 incubator program, is making advertisements "conversational" with the help of AI. AdLingo doesn't build its own chatbot...
05:05 am -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Google-backed startup's chat bots turn ads into conversations
AdLingo, a marketing platform fresh out of Google's Area 120 incubator program, is making advertisements "conversational" with the help of AI. AdLingo doesn't build its own chatbot...
04:53 am -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget USA Today thinks chat bots can keep voters informed during midterms
USA Today is no stranger to using technology as a hook for political coverage, but this time it could be particularly helpful in performing your civic duty. It's rolling out chat bots across its ...
03:42 am -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget NBA League Pass transforms games into VR viewing parties
Live sports broadcasts in VR tend to be solitary affairs, but they're about to become decidedly more social. Now that the 2018-2019 NBA season is getting underway, NBA League Pass and NextVR have...
02:33 am -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget 'Pokemon Go' gets a little bigger with 'Diamond' and 'Pearl' monsters
The Pok&eacute;mon company has announced that monsters from the Sinnoh region -- the Diamond and Pearl games -- are now available in Pok&eacute;mon Go. Players will now be able to capture favo...
01:53 am -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Outage pulls the plug on YouTube, YouTube TV and YouTube Music
For about the last half hour, YouTube has been mostly unusable and inaccessible. According to the company's Twitter account, "We're working on resolving this and will let you know once ...
01:18 am -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Sixense refunds backers for VR controller, five years later
More than five years after funding its Stem virtual reality controller system on Kickstarter, Sixense is paying back those who pledged for the device. Sixense is no longer making a consumer version of...
12:31 am -04 - Wed, October 17, 2018
Engadget Samsung unveils Exynos chips built for connected cars
Samsung's Exynos processors are no longer confined to mobile devices and the occasional smartwatch. The company has launched Exynos Auto and Isocell Auto brands that will respectively make chips...
11:50 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Facebook will demote spammy scraper website links in the News Feed
Facebook will automatically demote links from websites that post stolen content in the News Feed, according to TechCrunch. The social network has been trying to get its feed under control over the pas...
10:29 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Hot Wheels' real-life 'Rocket League' RC cars land November 1st
If you've ever wondered what Rocket League would be like in real life, this RC version is as close of an approximation as you'll get to the video game. As teased earlier this year, Hot Wheel...
09:52 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Spider-Man DLC arrives next Tuesday with new suits, more web slinging
People can't stop talking about the PS4 exclusive game Marvel's Spider-Man, and now they'll have even more to chat about. The first chapter of a new DLC called The City that Never Sleep...
09:33 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Bill Gates remembers Paul Allen: 'I will miss him tremendously'
Yesterday, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen passed away at the age of 65 following a battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and today, Bill Gates shared a few thoughts on the man he says changed his ...
09:12 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Hulu to offer 'skinnier' live TV packages to cut costs
A year and a half after getting into the live TV game, Hulu plans to scale back their live offerings. With a new "skinnier" bundle, Hulu would offer less live channels but more shows on-dema...
09:12 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Hulu considers a skinnier live TV bundle
A year and a half after getting into the live TV game, Hulu may make some changes to its live offerings. In a new "skinnier" package, Hulu could offer less live channels but more shows on-d...
08:55 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Qualcomm's new 60GHz WiFi chips promise better VR
Mobile chip manufacturer Qualcomm has announced a family of 60GHz WiFi chips, the QCA64x8 and QCA64x1, which can deliver speeds of over 10Gbps. The WiFi 802.11ay standard that these chips use bring wi...
08:33 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget New study dissects FCC net neutrality commenter backgrounds
A new study out of Stanford University has found that while nearly every unique comment filed in response to the FCC's proposal to repeal net neutrality opposed the agency's plan, net neutra...
08:11 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Netflix expects to hit 146 million subscribers in Q4
Three months ago, Netflix failed to meet its own prediction for worldwide subscriber growth, so there are a lot of eyes on today's results. Since then it's announced that CFO David Wells is ...
08:04 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Google to split Chrome and Search from Android in EU
Google is fighting the EU's Android antitrust fine tooth and nail, but it's also making major changes to its licensing policy to comply with that decision in the meantime. To begin with, it...
07:47 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget A major UK energy supplier is now 100 percent wind power
Scottish Power has become the first of the UK's "big six" energy companies to completely drop fossil fuels for electricity generation, after selling off its remaining gas plants to powe...
07:31 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Pixel 3 XL teardown reveals Google's switch to a Samsung display
When people noticed that the Pixel 3 XL's display was much better than its predecessor's, a common question emerged: did Google ditch LG for someone else? Yes, according to iFixit. The DIY...
07:13 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Huawei unveils giant Mate 20 X phone, regular-sized wearable
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei just showed off its latest flagship devices, including the Mate 20 smartphone and the Watch GT smartwatch. While those devices make a play for broader audiences,...
07:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Fox Sports new virtual studio runs on Unreal Engine
It's no secret that Epic Games has enabled a number of gaming studios to create more-realistic visuals with its Unreal game engine. Since its debut in 1998, powering the first-person shooter Unre...
06:49 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Google Maps adds EV charging station info
Following recent updates that help users plan their commutes and group events, Google Maps is now helping EV drivers figure out where to charge their vehicles. A new feature is rolling out today that ...
06:31 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Facebook is reportedly making a video chat camera for your TV
Facebook's Portal cameras might just be the start of the company's plans to bring video chat to your home. Cheddar sources claimed that the social network is making a "camera-equipped d...
06:09 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Sony says it fixed message bug that crashed PS4s
You might not have to dread receiving a message on your PS4. Sony's Twitter-based PlayStation UK support has told customers that the company has "fixed the issue" that let malicious PSN...
05:47 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Discords game store is open to everyone
Discord is marching further onto Steam's turf by opening up its game store to all users. The store arrived in August in a limited beta, and now everyone can pick up games directly from the app....
05:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Fujifilm X-T3 review: An X-Series camera that gets video right
Fujifilm's X-T3 sure looks a lot like the X-T2, but don't be deceived. Aside from the handsome, compact body, this is a smarter, more capable mirrorless camera in almost every way. It's...
05:16 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Twitter sent out strange, nonsensical notifications to its users
If you got a super weird Twitter notification today, featuring a seemingly random string of numbers a letters ending in a colon and another number, you're not alone. Quite a few users posted scre...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget These AI-generated fortunes are just as mysterious as the real thing
Fortune cookies are as American as baseball and apple pie. Initially popularized in California at the turn of the 20th century, these after meal treats have long counseled casual diners with sage advi...
04:44 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Googles Piano Genie lets anyone improvise classical music
Google has taken the idea of Rock Band and Guitar Hero and pushed it one step further, creating an intelligent controller that lets you improvise on the piano and makes it sound like you actually know...
04:32 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Amazon announces recycling and green energy initiatives in US and UK
Amazon has announced two new green initiatives in the US and the UK aimed at reducing waste and its carbon footprint. In the US, the company shared plans to invest $10 million in Closed Loop Fund, whi...
04:26 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Huawei's latest phones use proprietary storage cards for some reason
Huawei's Mate 20 phones bring some clever new features to the table, but there's one that you might not be so thrilled about: a proprietary storage format. The new handsets are the first to ...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Pinterest rolls out product recommendations for easier shopping
Over the last few years, Pinterest has become not just a place to pin your favorite clothing or home decor ideas, but also where you would go to shop. Buyable pins would let you purchase items directl...
03:49 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's Cortana mobile beta adds conversational voice control
Microsoft just made Cortana considerably more useful on smartphones -- provided you're an early adopter. It has announced a version 3.0 beta for Android and iOS that delivers a major interface ov...
03:33 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite' Tournaments pit controller against keyboard and mouse
Fortnite's 6.10 update arrives today, and with it, a new Tournaments feature giving everyone what developer Epic says is the chance to "compete directly alongside the pros for prizes and glo...
03:15 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget What we're watching: Netflix rom-coms
Netflix's content push has included a slew of romantic comedy movies released at the same time they've become hard to find in theaters. Senior News Editor Richard Lawler takes a look at thre...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Analogue's Mega Sg sounds like the ultimate Sega Genesis
Analogue, the retro console manufacturer behind the Nt Mini and Super Nt, excellent modern NES and SNES reproductions, is now bringing back a seminal '90s rival. The company has announced the Meg...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Adobe's AI auto-crops for vertical video
You might hate vertical video, but with Instagram and Snapchat mobile users in the hundreds of millions, there's no way to ignore it. Unfortunately, if you originally shot regular 16x9 horizontal...
02:43 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Huaweis latest Porsche Design collab is a fancy Mate 20 Pro
Huawei doesn't launch a new flagship these days without teaming up with Porsche Design for a flashier, and always much more expensive variant. It was a given, then, that the Mate 20 Pro announced...
02:24 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Judge approves settlement between SEC and Elon Musk
Today, as first reported by Bloomberg, a judge has approved Elon Musk's settlement with the SEC over his tweets about taking Tesla private. Hopefully, this means that Tesla can move on and focus ...
02:05 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Apple apologizes for phishing scam that stole Chinese user IDs
Apple apologized today over stolen Apple IDs that were used to make unauthorized App Store purchases in China. The Wall Street Journal reports that the IDs were obtained through phishing scams. Users ...
01:44 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Facebook will show who paid for political ads in the UK
Facebook is pushing its transparency agenda again, this time with the introduction of a tool that reveals information about political ads in the UK. From today, all advertisers that run ads in the UK ...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Huawei's Mate 20 Pro can wirelessly charge other phones
Over the past few months, all major smartphone manufacturers have laid down their last hands and stepped away from the table for the rest of the year. Apart from Huawei, that is, which -- as usual -- ...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Huawei Watch GT hands-on: Big battery promises and yet another OS
Looks like smartwatches aren't going away anytime soon, and may actually be coming back to haunt our wrists. With companies like Google, Samsung, Apple and Qualcomm all launching new devices (or ...
01:13 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Watch Boston Dynamics SpotMini robot twerk to Uptown Funk
If what you need today is a dog robot twerking to "Uptown Funk," well then you're in luck. Boston Dynamics' SpotMini robot is featured in a new video intended to show off its mobil...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget The Kindle Paperwhite is ready for the bath
Sometimes you just want to read a book. Or maybe all the books. That's the promise of the Kindle line. Access to thousands of books in a form factor that's mobile and won't distract you...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Hinge's AI will use first date feedback to improve matches
Dating app Hinge wants you to help improve its pairing algorithm by telling it how your first date went with a fellow user. The aim is to get the AI serving better recommendations in the future. Here&...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Two of North America's biggest EV networks are sharing charging spots
One of the issues the electric vehicle industry has to address in order to encourage wider adoption is its fragmented charging infrastructure. You might have to juggle several accounts for different n...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Lyft's $299 All-Access service is available across the US
Lyft's fledgling subscription service is no longer an experiment. The ridesharing company's All-Access Plan is now widely available in the US, potentially saving you money if you regularly h...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Mighty returns with a redesigned offline Spotify player
When Mighty debuted last year, it delivered iPod Shuffle-like offline playback for Spotify users. In other words, it brought a tiny music player to the streaming generation. The original model mostly ...
11:34 am -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Montblanc ships the first watch with a Snapdragon Wear 3100
Montblanc's Summit 2, the first smartwatch powered by Qualcomm's long-awaited Snapdragon Wear 3100, is now available for purchase. The made-for-wearables chipset promises longer battery life...
10:30 am -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Palm, Pixel 3 and Surface Pro 6
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We'll start with a look back at the life and legacy of Paul Allen, who passed away yesterday at 65. Also, we're taking a peek at Palm's new form fac...
09:41 am -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Google CEO Sundar Pichai confirms censored China search engine
When Google's chief privacy officer admitted to the Senate that the company is working on a secret project called 'Dragonfly,' he refused to say what it is. According to previous report...
08:31 am -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Rolls-Royce teams up with Intel to build autonomous ships
Rolls-Royce revealed its plans to deploy autonomous ships back in 2016, outlining its strategy and a general overview of how the vessels would work. Now, the ship designer -- Rolls-Royce for shipping ...
07:01 am -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Surface Pro 6 review: Still the best 2-in-1 PC
Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 is the ideal hybrid tablet. It's a slate that can run all of the Windows apps you need, and together with its keyboard cover, it can also serve as a solid ultraport...
05:52 am -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Larry Page's air taxi company cuts a deal with Air New Zealand
Remember Google co-founder Larry Page's other "flying car" project that's based in New Zealand? It's called Cora, and is being developed by Zephyr Airworks to provide an auton...
04:01 am -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Snapchat is a popular source for news among college students
A number of studies have shown that people turn to social media for news, and of all of the social networks out there, Facebook consistently leads the pack in this regard. But a new study from the Kni...
03:40 am -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Sony's HX99 camera packs 28X zoom into an ultra-compact body
How do you make a point-and-shoot camera appealing when the smartphone in your pocket can already take great photos? By stuffing a ton of features into a design that's almost as easy to carry as...
03:40 am -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Sony's HX99 camera packs 30X zoom into an ultra-compact body
How do you make a point-and-shoot camera appealing when the smartphone in your pocket can already take great photos? By stuffing a ton of features into a design that's almost as easy to carry as ...
03:40 am -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Sony's $450 HX99 camera packs 30X zoom into an ultra-compact
How do you make a point-and-shoot camera appealing when the smartphone in your pocket can already take great photos? By stuffing a ton of features into a design that's almost as easy to carry as ...
02:56 am -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Sony tries using blockchain tech for next-gen DRM
Sony announced today that it's jumping on the blockchain bandwagon for digital rights management (DRM), starting with written educational materials under the Sony Global Education arm of the busi...
02:25 am -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Americans fear they cant identify social media bots
A new poll from the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan fact tank that studies trends, found that many Americans fear they cannot discern a bot from an actual person on social media. This study did not...
01:32 am -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget Just tell Google Assistant to play Netflix on Android TVs
Until now, casting video to an Android TV through a Google Assistant-enabled device such as a Google Home or the new JBL soundbar has been a fairly simple affair. With the exception of playing Netflix...
12:51 am -04 - Tue, October 16, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'Daredevil,' 'Making a Murderer' and 'Ant-Man'
We just found out that Iron Fist won't be back for another round, but it's already time for season three of Daredevil on Netflix this week. Other streaming highlights include a second season...
11:58 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Winamp plans a streaming-friendly revival in 2019
Winamp, a relic from the Wild West days of digital music, not only still exists but has a major update on the way for next year. Parent company Radionomy is planning to reboot the service as an all-in...
10:14 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies from cancer at 65
It's a sad day for the technology world, as Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died at the age of 65 due to complications from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The tech pioneer had been grappling w...
09:43 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Microsoft adds dictation to Office web apps to help with dyslexia
Microsoft has made voice dictation available for desktop Office users for months. Now, though, it's making the feature available to web users in the name of aiding those with dyslexia. The brow...
09:19 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget The Apple Watch is being used to study joint replacement patients
As part of its latest healthcare-focused venture, Apple has teamed up with Zimmer Biomet on an app designed for knee and hip replacement patients. The app, called mymobility, works with the Apple Watc...
08:53 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Facebook is banning misinformation about voting ahead of the midterms
Partisan fraudsters may have a tougher time disseminating misinformation to voters over the next 22 days, as Facebook has vowed to crack down the spread of such "fake news" ahead of November...
08:37 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget TSA outlines its plans for facial recognition on domestic flights
The Transportation Security Administration is determined to make facial recognition and other biometrics a regular part of the airport experience, and it now has a roadmap for that expansion. The effo...
08:26 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget UK public broadcasters want top billing on streaming services
As streaming services and set-top boxes continue to creep up on traditional TV, public service broadcasters (PSBs) in the UK are worried about being left behind. The heads of ITV, BBC, Channel 4 and C...
08:02 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Intel's desktop 9th-generation Core chips can handle 128GB of RAM
To date, Intel's mainstream processors haven't supported more than 64GB of RAM. That's not a crisis-inducing problem right now (only demanding pros are likely to notice), but the time w...
07:39 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Adobe Photoshop CC for iPad promises 'real' mobile image editing
You might have noticed that Adobe's slew of announcements at its MAX conference made a reference to Photoshop CC coming for iPad. As it turns out, it's a pretty big announcement -- and it m...
07:27 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Fidelitys new firm will manage crypto trading for investors
Financial services firm Fidelity is making a move towards cryptocurrency, announcing a new company that will handle crypto investments for large-scale clients. The new company, Fidelity Digital Asset ...
07:03 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Microsoft browsers will disable 20-year-old security protocol
Microsoft has announced that it will be disabling the oldest versions of the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol in Edge and Internet Explorer 11 by default in 2020. The company said in a blog pos...
06:44 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget BMW will give EV batteries new life with recycling program
BMW is leading a consortium of companies with the goal of giving electric vehicle batteries new life after they've kicked the bucket as a car power source. The partnership with Belgian recycling ...
06:23 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Supersonic car project needs $33 million to avoid bankruptcy
Project Bloodhound, which is the quest to develop a supersonic vehicle that can break the world record for land speed, has hit a snag. The company behind the project, Bloodhound Programme Ltd., has ru...
06:04 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Sega started and cancelled a 'Shenmue' remake
Did you play the remastered versions of the Shenmue games and wish that Sega and d3t had done more than port the titles largely unchanged? So did the developers, apparently. Digital Foundry has disc...
05:38 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Vector, Ankis cute robot companion, is available today
Anki's Vector, the $2 million Kickstarter darling, is out today, and he's ready to be your best friend. Vector is the follow-up to Anki's first Robot, Cozmo. While Cozmo was more focuse...
05:19 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget MITs $1 billion college will teach the theory and ethics of AI
Today, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced that the university is launching the Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing, which is specifically focused on the rise of artificial inte...
04:57 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Apple donates 1,000 watches to eating disorder study
The use of Apple Watches in medical studies now includes research into eating disorders. Apple is donating 1,000 smartwatches to a University of North Carolina study (the Binge Eating Genetics Initiat...
04:34 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Nintendo is making an artwork-clad Diablo III Switch
In a hellion cross-promotion, Activision Blizzard and Nintendo have partnered up to release a special edition Switch console for Diablo III exclusively at GameStop. The bundle will include the 2012 ga...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Pixel 3 and 3 XL review: Googles hardware takes a backseat to software
Even if they hadn't been leaked to death before their official announcement, the Pixel 3 and 3 XL probably wouldn't surprise anyone. The hardware has barely changed (at least on the outside)...
03:25 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Dell's 49-inch ultra-wide monitor is built for extreme multitasking
Dell is about to make you very happy if you're into heavy-duty multitasking. The company has unveiled the UltraSharp 49 Curved Monitor, billed as the first dual QHD (5,120 x 1,440) ultra-wide cu...
03:04 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Netflix will stream the BBCs three-part Dracula series
Netflix and the UK's BBC One are teaming up on a three-part Dracula series, which the British broadcaster will air in the UK and Netflix will premiere outside of the UK. Each part will be 90 minu...
02:44 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Snapchat's filters can now recognize your cat
What do you do after you lose three million daily users in three months? You start focusing on people's pets. Snapchat filters can now recognize your cat. You can insert your moody feline compani...
02:22 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Robot makes 'Snakes and Ladders' horrifyingly literal
Robots can't yet think for themselves, but if they ever do, you'll have nowhere to hide. Researchers from Kyoto University and the University of Electro-Communications unveiled a snake-like ...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget How to buy a gaming laptop
It used to be tough to find an ideal gaming laptop -- one that didn't feel like a sack of bricks and have awful battery life. ...
01:40 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Adobe launches Premiere Rush CC for YouTube creators
At its big MAX 2018 shindig, Adobe unveiled a host of new apps for content creators on the go, including a new video editor called Premiere Rush CC for YouTubers and Photoshop CC for iPad. It also unv...
01:05 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget HP boosts its ZBooks with Intel Core i9 processors
It wasn't that long ago when HP launched the ZBook x360, but it's already giving the convertible and the other devices in the lineup a hardware refresh. The Studio x360, along with its non-b...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Palm is back (sort of), and it built a tiny smartphone sidekick
When HP unceremoniously shut down Palm in 2011, it felt like the end of an era. The PDA and smartphone maker's glory days were well behind it, but developed a string of hits in the late 90s and e...
11:50 am -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Apple buys a digital talent scout for music
Apple wants to know what the next big thing is before you do, which is why it's purchased Asaii. The startup is a digital talent scout that's designed to find the Beyonc&eacute;s of tomo...
10:30 am -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: 'Fortnite' cheat salesmen get sued
Welcome to the week! You can expect our verdict on Google's Pixel 3 series soon, and there are plenty more reviews coming very soon: Apple's cheaper iPhone XR isn't far away and then th...
09:15 am -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Sears, the Amazon of its day, files for bankruptcy
Sears, which invented the strategy of selling everything anyone with a mailing address long before Amazon, has been mortally wounded by its spiritual successor. After nearly a decade of struggle, the ...
07:58 am -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Pixel camera app will support external mics on October 18th
Google made much ado of the Pixel line's suitability to pro photography with its Annie Leibovitz partnership, but it couldn't really say the same for video when owners still have to use the ...
07:58 am -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Pixel camera app will support external mics from October 18th
Google made much ado of the Pixel line's suitability to pro photography with its Annie Leibovitz partnership, but it couldn't really say the same for video when owners still have to use the ...
05:56 am -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Google AI can spot advanced breast cancer more effectively than humans
Google has delivered further evidence that AI could become a valuable ally in detecting cancer. The company's researchers have developed a deep learning tool that can spot metastatic (advanced) ...
04:01 am -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Behind the wheel of Hyundai's Nexo Fuel Cell EV
Electric vehicles have yet to take over the world due to a pair of shortcomings inherent to the technology: limited range and long refueling times. Hyundai's hydrogen-powered 2019 Nexo FCEV addre...
04:01 am -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Hyundai's Kona Electric is ready to hit the road
Hyundai likely isn't the first automaker that springs to mind when talking about electric vehicles, but maybe it should be. While industry stalwarts like Ford and startups like Tesla dominate the...
03:18 am -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Self-repairing material plucks carbon from the air
Scientists might have a particularly clever way to help the environment: they've developed a material that can not only heal itself, but could reduce CO2 levels in the process. The substance use...
02:02 am -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget Amazon's 'Transparent' will end with a movie-length musical episode
Much like Netflix's challenges with House of Cards, the creators of Amazon's Transparent have faced a problem: how do they wrap up the final season of a long-running show in a way that does ...
12:33 am -04 - Mon, October 15, 2018
Engadget US Senators push Canada to exclude Huawei from its 5G strategy
American politicians aren't just nervous about having Huawei devices on their networks... they're worried about neighboring countries, too. Senators Mark Warner and Marco Rubio have sent a l...
11:04 pm -04 - Sun, October 14, 2018
Engadget 'Destiny 2: Forsaken' purchases now include earlier add-ons
Destiny 2: Forsaken is a significant improvement to a game that had a rough start, but it also had a rude surprise for newcomers: it didn't include the two expansions from the original game, maki...
09:32 pm -04 - Sun, October 14, 2018
Engadget US Senators ask India's PM to rethink strict data localization plans
Starting on October 15th, global payment giants such as Mastercard, Visa and AMEX would have to store transactions that occurred in India on servers physically located within the country. That's ...
08:01 pm -04 - Sun, October 14, 2018
Engadget Netflix's 'BoJack Horseman' is coming to international TV networks
At this rate, BoJack Horseman is so ubiquitous that it might be harder to avoid the Netflix show than to watch it. Hot on the heels of the Comedy Central deal, Variety has learned that Lionsgate'...
06:27 pm -04 - Sun, October 14, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite' creator Epic Games sues YouTuber for selling cheats
Epic Games is no stranger to suing Fortnite cheaters, but now it's aiming at a particularly high-profile target. The developer has filed a lawsuit against YouTube personality Brandon Lucas (aka ...
05:00 pm -04 - Sun, October 14, 2018
Engadget The best Internet security: Layers of protection and good habits
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...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, October 14, 2018
Engadget After Math: Every robot was parkour fighting
What a week it's been! Between Google's Pixel 3 event, the lucky landing by the Soyuz crew, and Facebook's latest data breach, it feels like we almost didn't have time to talk abou...
01:57 pm -04 - Sun, October 14, 2018
Engadget Pentagon data breach compromises up to 30,000 workers
The Pentagon still has to grapple with data security woes despite efforts to harden its sites and networks. Defense Department officials have revealed that a travel record data breach at an unnamed c...
11:58 am -04 - Sun, October 14, 2018
Engadget PS4 owners say malicious messages are crashing their consoles
Malicious message crashes aren't just for smartphones, it seems. Numerous PS4 owners have reported receiving PSN messages where an unrecognized character effectively bricks their consoles, makin...
07:03 am -04 - Sun, October 14, 2018
Engadget Teenage Engineering reluctantly adds Bluetooth audio to OD-11 speaker
For years, Teenage Engineering has chosen not to allow its users to stream music via Bluetooth to its flagship OD-11 speakers. And that's despite it actually having a Bluetooth radio inside. The ...
03:46 am -04 - Sun, October 14, 2018
Engadget Pixel Buds live translations work with any Google Assistant headphones
To date, using Google's real-time translations has officially required a set of Pixel Buds. But what if you'd rather not use the official audio gear ? You might not have to. Droid Life ha...
02:09 am -04 - Sun, October 14, 2018
Engadget Apple is using backpacks to collect map data in San Francisco
Apple's quest to improve Maps' accuracy appears to include some on-foot action. Former Engadget writer Dante Cesa has posted photos of an Apple Maps worker carrying a backpack loaded with c...
12:36 am -04 - Sun, October 14, 2018
Engadget Tesla reportedly made its 100,000th Model 3
Tesla may have just hit a symbolic milestone in its quest to speed up Model 3 production: according to an Electrek source, the company has produced its 100,000th Model 3. It technically reached the m...
11:03 pm -04 - Sat, October 13, 2018
Engadget NASA's Chandra telescope follows Hubble into a shutdown
NASA sure hasn't been having a great time with its telescopes. The Chandra X-ray Observatory has gone into safe mode and halted all its science operations a few days after Hubble shut down due a ...
09:35 pm -04 - Sat, October 13, 2018
Engadget Police told to avoid looking at recent iPhones to avoid lockouts
Police have yet to completely wrap their heads around modern iPhones like the X and XS, and that's clearer than ever thanks to a leak. Motherboard has obtained a presentation slide from forensic...
08:02 pm -04 - Sat, October 13, 2018
Engadget Stephen Hawking's last paper on black holes is now online
Stephen Hawking never stopped trying to unravel the mysteries surrounding black holes -- in fact, he was still working to solve one of them shortly before his death. Now, his last research paper on th...
06:31 pm -04 - Sat, October 13, 2018
Engadget Judge rejects Lime request to block e-scooter rivals in San Francisco
Lime just lost a last-minute bid to delay the launch of San Francisco's electric scooter pilot program. A judge has denied the company's request for a temporary restraining order that would...
04:58 pm -04 - Sat, October 13, 2018
Engadget Thalmic axes Myo gesture armband to make 'entirely different' product
Thalmic has enjoyed a fair amount of success with its gesture-controlling Myo armband, which found uses in everything from DJ sets to prosthetics. However, the company is trying something radical: it...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, October 13, 2018
Engadget Magic Leaps inaugural conference shows it has a long way to go
If I had to summarize my reaction to LeapCon, Magic Leap's inaugural developer conference, it's one of surprise. Not because of the various software demos, though some of them were pretty ex...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, October 13, 2018
Engadget How Intel's first Chief Security Officer is reshaping the chip giant
Window Snyder transformed how Microsoft, Apple and Mozilla dealt with software threats. She served as the security lead for the Windows XP Service Pack 2 update, which fixed a wide variety of vulnerab...
12:30 pm -04 - Sat, October 13, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Netflix cancels 'Iron Fist'
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! We'll take a look back at Facebook's massive security breach, the latest cancellation by Netflix and the missed opportunity of G...
10:28 am -04 - Sat, October 13, 2018
Engadget Fake Flash updates upgrade software, but install crypto-mining malware
According to cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks, it discovered a fake Flash updater that has been duping conscientious computer users since August. The fake updater installs files to sneak a crypto...
07:44 am -04 - Sat, October 13, 2018
Engadget Venmo increases fees on instant money transfers
Effective November 6th, Venmo patrons who use Instant Transfer to move money from their Venmo accounts to their debit cards will notice increased service fees. Instead of a flat $.25 per transfer, Ins...
03:48 am -04 - Sat, October 13, 2018
Engadget Apples fires back at Australian encryption bill
In a seven-page letter to the Australian government, Apple criticized the country's proposed Access and Assistance Bill 2018. Apple claims, among other complaints, that the legislation raises cyb...
03:48 am -04 - Sat, October 13, 2018
Engadget Apple fires back at Australian encryption bill
In a seven-page letter to the Australian government, Apple criticized the country's proposed Access and Assistance Bill 2018. Apple claims, among other complaints, that the legislation raises cyb...
03:01 am -04 - Sat, October 13, 2018
Engadget Netflix cancels 'Marvel's Iron Fist' after two seasons
It has been nearly five years since Disney and Netflix teamed up to launch a suite of Marvel TV series based on characters in The Defenders, and after two seasons Iron Fist is ending its run. There�...
12:03 am -04 - Sat, October 13, 2018
Engadget Akai's MPK Mini Play is a compact battery-powered beats machine
Portable instruments that run on AA batteries have been popping up for a while now. There's the Roland Boutique line, Korg's Monologue and even the iRig Keys I/O from IK Multimedia. Now Akai...
11:04 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Audi and Huawei team up on self-driving car technology in China
Audi and Huawei want to make a name for themselves in China's burgeoning autonomous driving scene. The two have formed a partnership that will see them jointly develop Level 4 self-driving techno...
09:55 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget YouTube cracks down on duplicative content
Members of YouTube's Partner Program (YPP), those creators who monetize their content on the platform, must adhere to new rules regarding "duplicative content." According to a post on t...
09:24 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Amazon adds a free Echo Dot to Xbox One purchases
Amazon's previously-announced combo offer to anyone in the market for an Xbox One is now available. Buy a brand new system, either the entry level S or 4K-capable X model, and get both NBA 2K19 a...
08:53 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Twitter faces Irish investigation over user tracking
Twitter is the latest internet giant facing scrutiny over its data transparency in Europe. Ireland's Data Protection Commission has launched an investigation into the social network after it decl...
08:22 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget FCC and DOJ urge court to reject challenge to net neutrality repeal
The FCC is facing a lawsuit over its repeal of net neutrality, an action brought forward by 22 states, Washington, DC and a number of other local governments, rights groups and businesses. Now, the ag...
07:51 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget DuckDuckGo hits high of 30 million searches in one day
DuckDuckGo, a privacy-focused search engine, achieved a new milestone by performing more than 30 million direct searches in a single day. The company cleared the bar twice this week before dropping sl...
07:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Goodbye Google, you beautiful squandered opportunity
When Google+ launched in 2011 people were already fed up with Facebook -- and Google was still cool. After Plus' closed invite garnered significant consumer desire, everyone's hopeful "...
07:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Goodbye Google, you beautiful, squandered opportunity
When Google+ launched in 2011, people were already fed up with Facebook -- and Google was still cool. After Plus' closed invite garnered significant consumer desire, everyone's hopeful "...
07:08 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Heres how to see if you were affected by Facebooks breach
Today, Facebook provided additional information on the data breach it disclosed last month. Whereas it initially said up to 50 million users might have been affected, it now reports that 30 million we...
06:45 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Facebook says recent data breach wasn't 'related to the midterms'
Even though the number of users affected by Facebook's most recent hack was lowered to 29 million, from 50 million, it's still safe to say the attack was worse than originally thought. That&...
06:26 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Facebook's gaming hub comes to Android in limited beta
Facebook's new gaming hub is now available as a mobile app -- for a handful of people, that is. Sensor Tower and TechCrunch have noticed that Fb.gg has launched on Android in a limited beta test...
06:05 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Amazon is reportedly building picker robots for fulfillment centers
In order to fulfil its many orders in a timely fashion, Amazon employs a large number of people, and a key part to the company's order fulfillment process are pickers. These employees are the one...
05:44 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget 'Hitman 2' introduces multiplayer versus mode
The surefire way to tell identical twins apart is to check their fingerprints and the barcodes on the back of their heads. Developer IO Interactive has released a trailer for Ghost Mode, a new additio...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Volvo surprises with its stylish and quick S60 sedan
When you mention safety and cars, most folks bring up Volvo. For decades, safety wasn't (as the kids say) cool. But in a world with increasing amounts of cars on the road in dense urban areas tea...
05:12 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Grado's first wireless headphones are the open-back GW100
During my visit to Brooklyn's Grado Labs last year, CEO John Grado explained why the company hadn't yet made wireless headphones. "I still don't think it will sound as good as the ...
04:52 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Facebooks recent hack exposed private information of 29 million users
Late last month, Facebook announced a data breach that affected up to 50 million of its users. The issue involved access tokens -- digital keys that let people remain logged into Facebook -- and a vul...
04:01 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget The Best Deep Fryer
By Michael SullivanThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate comm...
03:42 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Arizona is creating an autonomous vehicle research institute
Arizona, a state that has been quite open to self-driving technology, has now created the Institute for Automated Mobility (IAM), a consortium focused on autonomous vehicle research, safety and policy...
03:15 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Catie Cuans robot choreography
In a former shipyard in New York City, the contemporary dancer and choreographer Catie Cuan twists and sways her limbs. Her dance partner is 9 feet tall and weighs nearly two-tons: an ABB IRB 6700 rob...
02:54 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Larry Page's third flying car company will sell its first craft in 2019
We've heard a bit here and there about Opener, one of the flying vehicle startups backed by Google's Larry Page. Opener specializes in vertical take off and landing (VTOL) vehicles, similar ...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget 'The World Ends with You' shines on Nintendo Switch
The World Ends with You is one of my favorite Japanese role-playing games. It was released for the Nintendo DS in 2007, when I was a moody teenager trying to make it through college. I loved the graff...
02:11 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Uber wants to give company stock to its drivers
This week, Uber sent a letter to the Securities and Exchanges Commission requesting that the organization change its rules and allow it to grant company stock to its drivers. The letter was obtained b...
01:23 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Tesla's full tax incentive ends on October 15th
If you want to want to take advantage of Tesla's $7,500 federal tax incentive, you'll have to reserve one before October 15th and pay for it before the year ends. Back in July, the automaker...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Samsung added LTE to the Chromebook Plus V2
Back in June, Samsung launched a follow-up to the Chromebook Plus, replacing the original's ARM processor with a faster Intel chip and equipping it with a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera. Now, th...
12:31 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Lab-grown eyes explain how a baby's vision develops in the womb
Researchers at John Hopkins have grown artificial eye parts to better understand how we develop color vision. Though they don't look like eyeballs, the "organoid" retinas built from ste...
12:02 pm -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget 'Doom' co-creator John Carmack ends legal fight with ZeniMax
The messy legal battle between Id Software co-founder and Oculus CTO John Carmack and ZeniMax is over. Carmack tweeted that his "personal legal disputes" had ended, with ZeniMax having "...
11:15 am -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Garmin's rugged $300 smartwatch can last two weeks on a charge
Garmin has added another entry to its growing list of rugged devices for outdoors enthusiasts. It's a smartwatch called Instinct, and it was built to comply with military standards for shock and ...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Hardcore parkour robots
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.(Potentially) killer robots, an iPlane and the software update that can keep your supercar from catching on fire. There's something for everyone in today'...
09:50 am -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Instagram is testing a Stories-like tap-to-scroll feature in Explore
If you want to look at posts in Instagram's Explore tab, you'll have to scroll up like you would on the main feed. The platform is apparently thinking of mimicking the Stories experience wit...
08:34 am -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' AR mode brings life-size monsters to Android
Pok&eacute;mon vary in size, from as small as 4 in. to as tall as 47 ft. But for Android users, regardless of size, Pok&eacute;mon looked kind of the same. Well developer Niantic has released ...
07:31 am -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget 1Password no longer automatically submits passwords on Macs
Updates to 1Password mean that while you can run the application in dark mode to match your MacOS Mojave's nighttime setting the password manager will no longer automatically submit previously fi...
06:15 am -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Amazon's new APIs connect smart home cameras and doorbells to Alexa
Your Ring and August doorbells and locks just got a lot smarter. Amazon has released new APIs for smart home cameras and doorbells allowing these devices to communicate with Echo speakers. Not all dev...
04:19 am -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Spot demo video shows a Boston Dynamics robot at work
After dropping a stunning "Parkour" video for its humanoid Atlas robot earlier today, Boston Dynamics followed up with this more subdued look at a commercial application for its technology. ...
04:19 am -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Latest Spot demo puts a Boston Dynamics robot to work
After dropping a stunning "Parkour" video for its humanoid Atlas robot earlier today, Boston Dynamics followed up with this more subdued look at a commercial application for its technology. ...
02:44 am -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Half of all iOS devices are running iOS 12
More than half of all iPhones, iPads, and iPods are running iOS 12, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, just over three weeks after the OS was released. Folks are taking to iOS...
01:13 am -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Amy Winehouse's hologram will tour with a live band in 2019
Amy Winehouse will return to the stage in 2019 as the latest in a long line of deceased performers resurrected as holograms. The digital ghost of Winehouse (who died in 2011) will perform her hits suc...
12:06 am -04 - Fri, October 12, 2018
Engadget Google is giving parents a toolkit to educate kids on internet safety
Google and the National Parent Teacher Association are joining forces to help educate parents and kids about online safety. The search giant will give out all-in-one kits that include a Google Pixelbo...
11:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Google Assistant makes it easier to go clothes shopping on Asos
Looking at clothes to buy online can be therapeutic, but sometimes you just want to quickly find something to wear for an impromptu event without having to wade through thousands of choices. Asos is g...
09:59 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Facebook Groups now supports 250-person chat rooms
If your Jimmy Neutron Facebook Group has felt a bit dull, that's probably because the social media giant didn't allow members to jump into a giant, early '00s-style group chat Well, Fac...
09:33 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Facebook's 3D photos are here
In May during its F8 conference, Facebook announced that it was working on a feature that would take a typical 2D picture and make it appear three-dimensional when posted in the News Feed. Now, it...
09:14 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot shows upgraded agility in 'Parkour' video
Just two years ago Boston Dynamics proudly showed off a new generation of its Atlas robot that could take an untethered stroll through the woods, before advancing to balancing on one leg and even land...
08:36 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Congress seeks more information on the Google data exposure
Since the Google+ data exposure came to light earlier this week, European regulatory authorities have announced investigations into the matter and a US Senator has called for an FTC probe. Now, the Se...
08:19 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Creator of doomed Fyre Festival gets six-year prison sentence
Billy McFarland, the founder of the disastrous Fyre Festival from 2017, has been sentenced to six years in a federal prison, The New York Times reports. The 26-year-old was found guilty of defrauding ...
08:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $30 on a WD My Book 6TB external hard drive
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...
07:53 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Facebook takes down hundreds of spam accounts and Pages
Facebook announced today that it is taking down 559 Pages and 251 accounts for breaking its rules on spam and coordinated inauthentic behavior. Though that's a relatively small number for Faceboo...
07:22 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Ford will keep GT supercar from catching fire with a software update
If you're driving in your fancy Ford GT supercar on Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca you definitely don't want to see is fire erupting from the engine behind you. Turns out, neither does Ford, espe...
07:02 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Google Translate adds real-time translations for 13 new languages
Google announced this week that its Translate app for iOS and Android recognize 13 new languages through your smartphone's camera. The update, which includes support for Arabic and Hindi, is in t...
06:43 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget PayPal cash withdraws are coming to Walmart stores
PayPal users will soon be able to withdraw and deposit money directly into their accounts at Walmart stores. It'll be the first time that PayPal users will be able to take out cash from their acc...
06:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Microsoft is rolling out Xbox Avatars today
Xbox is rolling out its October update today, which will bring a number of new features that that have been in testing until now. First, the Xbox skills for Cortana and Alexa are now available. Using ...
06:26 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Stolen Apple IDs reportedly used for mobile payment theft in China
Users of two major mobile payment services in China -- Alipay and WeChat Pay -- have reported unauthorized Apple App Store spending in recent days, with some losing nearly $300 through fraudulent tran...
06:08 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Kanye West wants Apple to build Trump an 'iPlane'
This is America....
05:36 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Fortnite Android beta is now open to all
So far, if you've wanted to get your hands on the Fortnite Android beta, you've had to sign up for an invitation. But Epic Games has now opened the beta up to everyone, no invite required. E...
05:22 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Microsoft pulls 'Minecraft' for Apple TV due to low demand
You probably didn't have a hankering to build Minecraft worlds on your Apple TV, and Microsoft has quietly acknowledged that reality. The company recently started notifying players that it had st...
05:03 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget iPhones may soon be able to automatically detect spam calls
Apple feels your spam call pain. The company apparently filed a patent called "Detection of spoofed call information" that would enable an iPhone to check whether a call is legitimate. If it...
04:37 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget President Trump signs the Music Modernization Act into law
Today, the president signed the Music Modernization Act into law with various celebrities, including Kid Rock, Mike Love and John Rich, present. This is one of the largest reforms to copyright law in ...
04:19 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Sinemia will help movie theaters create their own subscription plans
While MoviePass' money woes have led it to change its service and its users' plans a number of times, Sinemia seems to have avoided the issues that have plagued its rival. The company offers...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Google-powered smart displays will support multi-room audio
Google is shifting its focus from a smorgasbord of new hardware to a slew of Assistant- and software- based features. To begin with, it's rolling out multi-room audio support to all smart displa...
03:26 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Scientists are spotting deep space radio wave bursts at faster rates
Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are brief but incredibly intense flashes of radio waves that originate outside of our galaxy, and these milliseconds-long bursts of light are rather mysterious since we don�...
03:01 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Bing and Yahoo were suggesting offensive search terms
Tech companies continue to have problems with clearly offensive search terms, and Microsoft is no exception to the rule. How-To Geek discovered that Bing (and by extension, our sibling brand Yahoo) w...
02:36 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Hayabusa2 probe landing delayed due to rugged asteroid surface
The Hayabusa2 spacecraft, launched by Japan's space agency JAXA, is currently studying the diamond-shaped asteroid Ryugu. After close examination of the target, a landing site was selected and to...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Apple Music teams up with Genius to add lyrics to its service
Apple Music has teamed up with Genius, a well-known compendium of song lyrics and musical knowledge, to provide lyrics for thousands of streamable songs on the service. That way, you don't have t...
01:46 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget CVS Pharmacy now accepts Apple Pay
Back in July, Tim Cook revealed that Apple Pay would finally be coming to CVS. And now it's finally happened: You can now use the payment method to purchase items at the popular drugstore chain....
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Google's smart home ecosystem has arrived
The building blocks of the "smart home" -- connected lights, plugs and other gadgets -- have been around for years. But they were strung together by a variety of confusing protocols. It wasn...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Pocket's redesigned app reads all your articles aloud with one tap
Mozilla's save-it-for-later Pocket app is about to become much more useful for uninterrupted reading... including those times when you don't want to look at a screen. The company is launchin...
12:29 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Pennsylvania approves its first self-driving car tests
Self-driving startup Aurora is the first company to receive Pennsylvania's blessing to test autonomous vehicles on its roads. As TechCrunch noted, it's actually been trialing its technology ...
12:29 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Pennsylvania approves its first self-driving car tests (update)
Self-driving startup Aurora is the first company to receive Pennsylvania's blessing to test autonomous vehicles on its roads. As TechCrunch noted, it's actually been trialing its technology ...
12:02 pm -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Apple boosts in-house chip program with $600 million acquisition
Apple has signed a licensing deal with its long-time supplier Dialog and acquired assets including 300 employees, the two companies announced. Apple will pay the UK-based firm $300 million now plus an...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Google rolls out G Suite security threat alerts
Holding so much of your data means that Google needs to take your security very, very seriously, especially for corporate customers. That's why the company is making the Alert Center for G Suite ...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Razer Phone 2
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Good morning! Gaming company Razer has a new phone and a new laptop, PlayStation catches up with modern digital life, offering the chance to change our PSN user ID...
10:05 am -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Google's Home Hub is more like a Chromecast than an Android tablet
At first glance, Google's new Home Hub looks like any other smart display featuring the company's Assistant platform. It features both voice and touch inputs, giving consumers the option to ...
09:45 am -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Blue Origin's New Glenn rocket wins Air Force contract
The US Air Force has just awarded three aerospace corporations contracts worth $2.2 billion in an effort to ensure that it can rely on domestic partners for launch vehicles. One of those companies is ...
09:10 am -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Soyuz astronauts safe after failure forced an emergency landing
Astronauts Nick Hague of NASA and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin are reportedly safe after making an emergency landing following the failure of Soyuz spacecraft booster. After what looked like a routine la...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Samsungs Galaxy A9 is the first quad camera phone
Google's Pixel 3 reveal came and went earlier this week, bringing us ever closer to the end of new flagship season. For Samsung, the past few months have revolved around the Galaxy Note 9, but th...
08:45 am -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Razer launches a mobile gaming controller with its new phone
Razer has launched a couple of accessories to go with its new phone, and as you can guess, they were created with gaming in mind. First, there's the Razer Raiju Mobile controller, which has a pho...
08:31 am -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Razer's Blade 15 adds a base model and 'Mercury White' Limited Edition
Along with an updated version of its high-powered, gaming focused phone and assorted accessories, Razer made some updates to its line of gaming laptops. This year's 15-inch Blade laptop has gotte...
07:23 am -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' adds Meltan, the first monster to debut in a spinoff game
If you gotta catch 'em all, you're going to have to get off your couch. In a new video released on the official Pok&eacute;mon YouTube channel, it revealed that the popular mobile game P...
07:23 am -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' adds Meltan, the first monster to debut in the spinoff game
If you gotta catch 'em all, you're going to have to get off your couch. In a new video released on the official Pok&eacute;mon YouTube channel, it revealed that the popular mobile game P...
06:02 am -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Twitter updates level the playing field for emoji character counts
Twitter announced today on its developer forum that all emojis will count evenly toward the platform's maximum 280 character limit. Before this update, various modifiers such as gender and skin t...
03:54 am -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Apple bought real-time video editing startup to boost its AR push
Apple has doubled down on AR by acquiring Danish machine learning company Spektral, whose software erases backgrounds from videos instantly. The purchase remained quiet until Danish newspaper B&os...
03:00 am -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Razer Phone 2 hands-on: Closer to flagship
Last year, Razer introduced its first-ever smartphone and, as you might've guessed, it was built for gamers. With a 120Hz screen refresh rate, a gorgeous display and a powerful processor, the Raz...
01:26 am -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Google ends its Reply smart notification experiment for Android
Google's experiment with smart notification responses is winding down... although this won't be the last you hear of it. The company's Area 120 team has ended the Android test after rou...
12:39 am -04 - Thu, October 11, 2018
Engadget Microsoft open-sources 60,000 patents to help Linux avoid lawsuits
Microsoft announced that it's joining the Open Invention Network, an open-source patent group that's dedicated to protecting linux from lawsuits. And in the process, Microsoft has made 60,00...
11:44 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Lenovo retakes the top spot in PC shipments
Happy days are here again for Lenovo, though not for most of the PC industry. The Chinese tech firm has reclaimed the top spot for PC shipments in both Gartner and IDC market share estimates for the ...
10:55 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Oculus' giant Core 2.0 update is available to everyone
After spending ages in development, Oculus' Rift Core 2.0 interface is rolling out to everyone. The new front end turns into more of a social space, including more 3D objects (such as custom mod...
10:14 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Ken Block's 'Gymkhana Files' debuts on Amazon November 16th
Amazon has announced a release date for The Gymkhana Files, the documentary series that follows rally driver Ken Block and his team of Hoonigans as they work on the tenth installment of their wildly p...
09:45 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Hyundai's Nexo fuel cell SUV hits California dealers by end of 2018
Hyundai's second-generation hydrogen fuel cell car will soon be more than just a trade show darling. The automaker has formally introduced the 2019 Nexo SUV ahead of its late 2018 launch in the ...
09:17 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Apple's original shows may be free for device owners
Apple's long-in-the-making streaming video service might not cost you anything. CNBC sources have reported that Apple's offering will revolve around a revamped TV app where original programm...
08:48 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Razer Phone 2 leaks thanks to premature Amazon listing
Razer is expected to unveil its second phone today, and another leak has given us a more detailed look at what's to come. Last month, leaked images showed that the Razer Phone 2 would look very m...
08:27 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Senator calls for FTC investigation into Google data exposure
Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) said during a Congressional hearing today on consumer data privacy that he's calling for an investigation into Google's latest data exposure. During his que...
08:06 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget AT&T's WarnerMedia will launch streaming TV service in late 2019
Add AT&amp;T to the list of media giants launching streaming services that revolve solely around their own content. The company's WarnerMedia is launching a streaming offering in the fourth ...
07:35 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget AT&T to bring DirecTV Now to Magic Leap headsets in 2019
A few months ago, Magic Leap announced that it will run exclusively on AT&amp;T's network. Today, at LEAPCon in Los Angeles, the two companies have announced even more details about their col...
07:13 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Google Home Hub's best feature is not having a camera
Both Google and Facebook unveiled products for the growing "smart display" market this week. Facebook's Portal is meant to be the best way to make video calls; it also has Alexa built i...
06:47 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget WhatsApp fixes video call exploit that allowed account hijacks
WhatsApp owners may have just dodged a bullet. The messaging service has fixed a security flaw that let intruders hijack the app (and thus your account) when you answered an incoming video call in And...
06:33 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Chrome OS may be the 2-in-1 solution we've been waiting for
Tech's biggest companies are all about the 2-in-1. Google's latest effort is the Pixel Slate -- a tablet that becomes a sort-of laptop when you snap on its keyboard folio. This is a formula ...
06:22 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Magic Leaps first experiences are still highly experimental
There were porgs. Porgs all around me. They cooed, flapped their wings and stared at me, as if begging for a treat. My dreams of being surrounded by the adorable alien birds from Star Wars have come t...
05:55 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Magic Leap details wider US availability for its mixed reality headset
When Magic Leap first debuted earlier this year, it was available only in select markets. Today, at the company's inaugural developer conference, it's announced that the augmented reality gl...
05:22 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Google is adding an option to hide the Pixel 3 XLs notch
We've all had a little bit of fun at Google's expense about the notch on the new Pixel 3 XL smartphone. It's not exactly the most flattering look, after all. But now, apparently, the co...
04:53 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Senators demand answers over Chinese 'spy chip' fears
Apple may have tried to reassure Congress that there's no evidence of China tampering with servers to spy on data traffic, but it didn't do much to quell doubts. Senators Richard Blumenthal ...
04:53 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Senators demand answers over Chinese 'spy chip' fears (updated)
Apple may have tried to reassure Congress that there's no evidence of China tampering with servers to spy on data traffic, but it didn't do much to quell doubts. Senators Richard Blumenthal ...
04:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Wireless charging: Are we doing this or not?
The world is going increasingly wireless, with hardware manufacturers left and right eschewing physical ports and cables for digital handshakes and gigahertz connections. Just look at Apple's inf...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget I miss being surprised by technology
Google's 2018 launch event was a piece of corporate theater, like so many before it, to unveil a new smartphone. I've watched and attended a lot of product launches in my time, dahlink, but ...
03:46 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget NYC wants tech companies to help with its biggest transit problems
Anyone in New York City can tell you that the public transit system, from the subway to the buses, is a mess. Overcrowding, traffic congestion and widespread delays are constant issues that commuters ...
03:23 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Spotify reveals its most-played music for its 10th anniversary
Spotify's 10th anniversary is upon us, and the music streaming service is celebrating by letting all of us in on some of its statistics. Over at the company's Decade of Discovery page, users...
03:01 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget 'Just Cause 4 trailer shows a protagonist gone rogue
A new trailer for the video game Just Cause 4 dropped today. It gives us a preview of what the game's story will look like. If you're interested in picking up Just Cause 4, it will be out on...
02:51 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Samsung thinks you want a phone with four rear cameras
Samsung might not let the LG V40's abundance of cameras go unchallenged. Leaks from Evan Blass (aka Evleaks) and AllAboutSamsung have detailed the Galaxy A9 Star Pro, a mid-tier phone that would...
02:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Waze's carpooling service is now available all over the US
Waze has gradually been expanding its Carpool app to states around the US, and now it's rolling out everywhere. From today, drivers and ride-seekers in all 50 states can use the app to save time ...
02:22 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Insta360 turned a Nerf rocket into a VR camera holder
Insta360 did a pretty impressive job with its portable 4K VR camera, the One, with its handful of unique tricks that barely any rivals had kept up with, especially when it came to stabilization. Well ...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget The Ford Edge 2019 gets better tech and minor facelift
Ford sells a lot of Edge SUVs. It unloaded 142,603 in 2017 alone. The reason is that it's a solid sport utility vehicle with ample storage space. It's a big vehicle so it's not particul...
01:33 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Waymos self-driving vehicles have racked up 10 million miles
Autonomous vehicle company Waymo has just completed 10 million miles of testing on public roads -- and by the end of the month it'll have clocked up seven billion miles in its virtual world. In a...
01:17 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Android creator wants Essential's new phone to text and email for you
Essential Products, Inc., had a lot of promise as an electronics startup run by Andy Rubin, the creator of Android, but the company has floundered a bit in practice. Now, according to Bloomberg, Essen...
12:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Sonos pares back its desktop app as it prioritizes mobile
Sonos has given its desktop controller app a makeover, bringing it more in line with its iOS and Android apps. The update, version 9.2, includes a bunch of new features designed to make it easier and ...
12:26 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Sony will finally let you change your PSN Online ID
After years of talking about the possibility of changing your PlayStation Network handle, Sony is finally close to making that seemingly basic feature a reality. The company has announced that it wil...
12:04 pm -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Nintendo Switch Online now includes an easier version of 'Zelda'
Nintendo had previously said that three new games would arrive on its instant-access NES catalogue today, and it's delivered on its promise -- and then some. In addition to the anticipated Solomo...
11:30 am -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Report: US weapons systems are highly vulnerable to cyber attacks
The Department of Defense will have to ramp up its cybersecurity efforts now that it's planning to spend $1.66 trillion to develop major weapons systems. According to a new report (PDF) by the Go...
11:02 am -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Chinese fraudsters scammed Apple out of free iPhone parts
Apple's warranty policy was badly abused by fraudsters in China back in 2013, according to a report from The Information. In an elaborate scheme, rings of thieves would purchase iPhones and immed...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Here's Google's Pixel 3 family, Home Hub and Slate
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Google, Google, Google. It's a mix of repercussions from its Google+ data breach and a bunch of gadgets to giggle and poke at. We have new phones, a new (ador...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Snap takes on Netflix with new short-form 'Originals'
Snap chief Evan Spiegel recently told employees in an internal letter that it's putting a focus on Shows in an effort to achieve full-year profitability in 2019. It looks like the company is goin...
09:01 am -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' adds Sinnoh region critters from 'Diamond' and 'Pearl'
Here's hoping you saved those candies in Pok&eacute;mon Go. Now Sinnoh Region Pok&eacute;mon, introduced in the versions of Diamond and Pearl from the Nintendo DS, are making their way in...
07:45 am -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Dropbox text recognition makes it easier to find images and PDFs
There's nothing worse than having to pore over a pile of PDFs containing documents scanned as images when you quickly have to find a specific file. Dropbox is making it easier to do that by intro...
06:12 am -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Researchers develop 3D printed objects that can track their own use
Researchers at the University of Washington have been developing a way for 3D-printed plastic objects to transmit data without the need for embedded batteries or electronics. Last year, they showed ho...
04:31 am -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Twitter sunsets the ability to create Moments on mobile
Starting on October 23rd, you'll have to go straight to Twitter's website if you want to create a Moment. The platform has killed the ability to create Moments within the iOS and Android app...
03:16 am -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Ankis cute Vector robot will include a mysterious Alexa integration
There are plenty of toy robots out on the market, but few are as endearing as the upcoming Anki Vector. Its big bright eyes are most reminiscent of the Pixar character Wall-E. But as cute as its Wall-...
02:18 am -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Facebook releases Messenger Lite for iOS in Turkey
Facebook's Messenger Lite has been available for the last couple of years, but only for Android. Until now, that is. TechCrunch reports that the company has now launched a version for iOS, but it...
01:29 am -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Nevada sues Tesla over unpaid taxes
Tesla's recent legal woes aren't over with Elon Musk's SEC settlement. Nevada has sued Tesla for failing to pay $655,000 in taxes to the state's Unemployment Commission Fund. The e...
12:41 am -04 - Wed, October 10, 2018
Engadget Delightful farming RPG 'Stardew Valley' is coming to iOS
You no longer need to haul a Switch with you if you want to play Stardew Valley on the road. Chucklefish and ConcernedApe (aka creator Eric Barone) have revealed that the farming game is coming to mo...
11:45 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Dyson Airwrap can curl or straighten your hair using less heat
Having already worked on 1,600 kilometers worth of real human hair, Dyson obviously wasn't going to stop at its Supersonic hair dryer. In fact, the engineers have found a new purpose for the Supe...
10:34 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Google's revamped Home app puts all of your devices in one place
Google not only offered the Home Hub to connected households at its Pixel 3 event but also had a new version of the Home app for your phone. The revamped Android and iOS software promises both a much ...
09:48 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Microsoft says it fixed a Windows 10 update bug that deleted folders
Last week the October 2018 update for Windows 10 had barely arrived before Microsoft was forced to pause its rollout, as a few users complained of missing files. Now Microsoft says it has identified a...
09:29 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Pre-order ASUS' ROG gaming phone on October 18th
ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) announced the release date of its gaming-oriented smartphone today. The ROG Phone will be available for pre-order on October 18th for a starting price of $899 for the 128...
09:08 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget 'Making a Murderer: Part 2' trailer shows the fight isn't over
You no longer have to wonder how Making a Murderer: Part 2 will portray Steven Avery's continuing legal battle. Netflix has released a trailer for the second season of the documentary, and it po...
08:47 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget China accused of planting spy chips in US telecom's network
Tech giants may have vehemently denied Bloomberg's claims that China's Super Micro gave them hardware loaded with spy chips, but that isn't stopping fresh allegations. Bloomberg has o...
08:47 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget China accused of planting spy chips in US telecom's network (updated)
Tech giants may have vehemently denied Bloomberg's claims that China's Super Micro gave them hardware loaded with spy chips, but that isn't stopping fresh allegations. Bloomberg has obt...
08:26 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Google appeals its $5 billion EU antitrust fine
In July, the European Commission fined Google a record-setting &euro;4.3 billion ($5 billion) for antitrust violations regarding its Android OS. Now, Google's pushing back on that fine. "...
08:05 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Watch Google's Pixel 3 event in less than 10 minutes
Google's Pixel 3 event may have been spoiled by an abundance of leaks, but that doesn't mean it was easy to follow along -- there was a veritable deluge of news. The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL w...
07:45 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Google is dead, but its legacy lives on
Following the revelation of a security vulnerability that exposed the private data of up to 500,000 Google+ users, Google is finally ready to pull the plug on the consumer version of its troubled soci...
07:27 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Germany is investigating the Google data exposure
Yesterday Google disclosed that it had inadvertently exposed Google+ users' personal data and that up to 500,000 accounts might have been affected. But the issue, which was discovered in March, w...
07:11 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Instagram's app-based two-factor authentication is available now
Now might be a good time to add an extra layer of security to your Instagram account. As previewed in August, Instagram has switched on two-factor authentication using apps like Google Authenticator ...
07:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget The notch on the Pixel 3 XL sucks
The deep notch on the Pixel 3 XL isn't a huge surprise. It was first revealed in leaked photos posted by an XDA forum user on June 6th. Some people hoped, or prayed, that it wasn't real or c...
06:40 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Google's Pixel 3 event by the numbers
Google offered everybody a peak at its fall product lineup during its Made by Google event in New York City on Tuesday. The internet search giant cum hardware purveyor showed off its latest handset, t...
06:15 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Pixel Slate vs. the competition: Get some work done
We weren't too thrilled with the first attempt at putting Chrome OS on a tablet, with Acer's Chromebook Tab 10 getting slammed for its bad cameras and poor performance &mdash; and the fa...
05:59 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Google's $30 USB-C earbuds offer access to Assistant, translations
Google's first attempt at wireless earbuds, the Pixel Buds, aren't for everyone. Not just because they don't live up to the hype -- due to jerky performance, overly sensitive touch cont...
05:35 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Here's all the new stuff Google's Pixel 3 phone cameras can do
The Pixel 2 had arguably the best smartphone camera on the market, but Google wants to make sure it keeps that lead. As such, during its Pixel unveiling today, it introduced a raft of new camera featu...
05:25 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Pixel 3 XL vs. the competition: Beyond the notch
With all the leaks over the past few weeks it may have seemed there wasn't a lot more to reveal about the Pixel 3 XL. But, after today's announcement, we finally have some official confirmat...
05:09 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Google's Pixel 3 is $150 more expensive
Google's Pixel 3 phones sound like solid upgrades, but there's one change that might not have you racing to place an order: the price. The new Android flagships start at $799 for the base 5...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Pixel 3 vs. the competition: Under the surface
It's October, which means we finally get an official look at Google's big phone release for 2018. The Pixel 3 may look plain on the outside, but it's packed with improved front and back...
04:47 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Google Home Hub hands-on: A surprisingly compact smart display
Sure, Google's new Home Hub wasn't a secret today -- but I was still surprised at just how tiny the device is in real life. I imagined a tablet-sized screen perched on top of something resem...
04:37 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget New Google Classroom feature forces kids to answer questions
As it launched a whole new suite of devices, Google was also updating its tools for educators, Google Classroom. In a blog post, Classroom product manager Lisa Wang outlines a new system to encourage ...
04:36 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Google's AR Stickers are now appropriately called Playground
For the AR fans out there, Google didn't forget about you during its Made by Google event. The newly renamed Playground app (ne&eacute; AR Stickers) brings in animated characters from the Mar...
04:28 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Pixel 3 hands-on: Will Google's clever software be enough?
Google's hardware keynote just ended, and as usual, the horde of media professionals are raring to go get their hands on all the new devices. Despite all the Pixel 3 leaks before today, I'm ...
04:25 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Google's phone-calling AI comes to Pixel phones in November
Do you want to be one of the first everyday users to try Google's phone-calling Duplex AI? You'd better have a Pixel device. Google has announced that Pixel users in the US will be the first...
04:25 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Google Pixel 3 XL hands-on (again): Everything you didn't already know
We technically already spent some time with the Pixel 3 XL outside a dinky electronics store in Hong Kong, but this is one of the most important phones of the year -- it definitely deserves a little m...
04:15 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Google's Chromecast gets a new look
Since its debut in 2013, Google's Chromecast has been the little streaming engine that could. It was cheap, at just $35, and gave consumers an easy way to stream video on older TVs. Now with its ...
04:08 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Google's Pixel Stand is a wireless charger that doubles as a dock
Google is showing off a handful of new products today, including the highly leaked Pixel 3, and the company confirmed what leaks have suggested -- that the phone will support wireless charging. With i...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Pixel Slate hands-on: Googles 2-in-1 takes on the Surface
Google is cooking up a new formula for detachables, and it has an intriguing recipe with the new Pixel Slate. Though Microsoft has a solid desktop environment in Windows that makes its Surfaces excell...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget The first Made-for-Google light bulbs don't require a hub
To date, using Google Assistant to control your lighting away from your phone has typically meant shopping for both a smart speaker and bulbs with a hub serving as a go-between, such as Philips' ...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget The first Made-for-Google lightbulbs don't require a hub
To date, using Google Assistant to control your lighting away from your phone has typically meant shopping for both a smart speaker and bulbs with a hub serving as a go-between, such as Philips' ...
03:20 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Google unveils the Home Hub smart display
Yes, those leaks of Google making its own smart display were true. The company has unveiled the Home Hub, which melds an Assistant-equipped smart speaker with a 7-inch touchscreen display. As with oth...
03:17 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget The Pixel Slate is Google's first Chrome OS detachable
Looks like the leaks were right after all. In addition to announcing new flagship phones today, Google took the wraps off a new premium tablet called the Pixel Slate. It's a Chrome OS-powered sla...
03:15 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Google announces the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL
Google's press conference is well underway in NYC, and the most important order of business is formally announcing the new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones. To say we're already acquainted...
03:13 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget UK stores will sell 'Black Ops 4' early due to massive day one patch
How do you know day one game patches are getting out of hand? When stores are selling games early to accommodate those massive downloads. UK retail chain GAME is letting people buy Call of Duty: Bla...
02:52 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Bang & Olufsen unveils David Lynch speaker collaboration
Long-time Bang &amp; Olufsen fan David Lynch is lending his creative eye to a special edition speaker collection. The series includes the Beoplay A9, M5 and P2, featuring selected images and detai...
02:31 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Verizon posts full Pixel 3 product page ahead of Google event
Did we say that we'd seen the last Pixel 3 leak ahead of Google's event? Sorry, we were mistaken. Our parent company Verizon prematurely posted (and promptly removed) a product page for the ...
02:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget The worst part about the Google breach was the silence
Google+ was the search giant's attempt to build a Google-owned social network that could take on Facebook. Despite the obvious benefits of Google's scale and reach, Google+ was a ghost town,...
02:16 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget OnePlus 6T will go on sale November 6th
We haven't actually seen the OnePlus 6T yet, but apparently we already have a release date for the high-tech version of the OnePlus 6 handset. The device will be unveiled on October 30th and will...
02:05 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget We're live from Google's 2018 Pixel event!
Just about every major phone maker has already unveiled the latest and greatest for 2018 -- now it's Google's turn. We're coming to you live from the heart of Tribeca, where the search ...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Marshall adds the in-ear Minor II to its line of wireless headphones
When you examine Marshall's line of wireless headphones, there's a glaring omission: an in-ear model. The company has certainly offered in-ear options, but the current lineup only includes f...
01:44 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Borderlands 2 comes to PlayStation VR on December 14th
October 13th is the second anniversary of the PlayStation VR, and Sony has some special announcements to celebrate. Perhaps the biggest news is that Borderlands 2, the beloved shooter-looter game, wil...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Sennheiser's Ambeo AR One are the first Magic Leap-certified headphones
Sennheiser has released the first pair of earphones that's certified for Magic Leap's mixed reality headset. The Ambeo AR One looks just like any other pair of in-ear headphones, but the com...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Can Jesus save virtual reality?
Vive Studios just debuted its first "feature-length" virtual reality movie at the Raindance Film Festival in London. It's neither sci-fi nor twee endearing animation, however: it's...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Instagram uses machine learning to spot bullying in photos
Instagram can already thwart some bullying in comments. Now, however, it can do the same for photos. The social service is introducing a system that uses machine learning to "proactively" sp...
12:29 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Watch the Google Pixel 3 event here at 11 AM ET
It's almost here! The long-awaited Made By Google event is upon us, and you can catch the live stream right here. Just tune into the video below at 11 AM ET this morning and you can take a look a...
12:16 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Google sits out $10 billion Pentagon cloud contest over AI principles
Google has dropped out of a competition that could've won the company a $10 billion contract with the Pentagon. The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud (JEDI) contest's purpose is ...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget The Asus C423 is an ultra-thin mid-range Chromebook
After HP launched its thinnest convertible Chromebook yet, Asus has also announced a super-thin Chromebook of its own. With a height of 16.1 mm, the C423 is only 0.1 mm thicker than HP's and the ...
11:39 am -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Netflix is adapting edgy social media reality TV show 'The Circle'
Social media-inspired reality TV show The Circle is coming to Netflix. First launched in the UK in September, the unscripted show sees eight people kept in isolation, only able to communicate with one...
11:22 am -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget New iPad Pros will reportedly get Face ID and lose the home button
Apple's iOS 12.1 release back in September hinted at a new iPad launch before the year is out, and now new details have emerged on exactly what the device might look like. According to 9to5mac so...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget June's smart oven adds Whole Foods meals to its library
Healthy eating without the tedious fuss of preparation -- that's the dream, right? Well, things are set to get a lot easier for lazy cooks looking to improve their diet, thanks to a partnership b...
10:30 am -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Goodbye, Google
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Who's ready to meet the Pixel 3 (again)? Google's big hardware event is scheduled for today at 11 AM ET, and we'll be ready to show you everything w...
09:02 am -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Facebook's 'Limetown' is a mystery series starring Jessica Biel
Facebook has announced another original headed by a big-name female star for its Watch section lineup. The social network has put in a 10-episode order for Limetown, a mystery series starring and exec...
08:08 am -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Devialet shrinks its 'alien egg' speaker (and its price)
Even if you're not already familiar with French audio brand Devialet, you may instantly recognize its Phantom speakers, which are known for throwing a surprising punch from a relatively compact a...
07:00 am -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Apogee's Jam is an upgraded guitar input for iOS, Mac and Windows
If you're looking to employ any of the dozens of guitar apps to practice Stevie Ray Vaughn riffs, you'll need some sort of adapter to plug your axe into your phone, tablet or computer. Apoge...
05:26 am -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Microsoft deal with Grab brings its AI, cloud tech to ride-hailing
Earlier this year Uber sold off its ride-hailing business in southeast Asia to a competitor, Grab, which is now raising $3 billion to further expand operations. Today Microsoft announced it's mak...
01:52 am -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Pixel 3 XL leaks for what might be the last time
Ahead of Google's Pixel 3 event tomorrow, the larger variant of its phone suffered multiple leaks before we got hands-on time with a retail boxed version over the weekend. Just to (hopefully) put...
01:52 am -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL pictures leak for what might be the last time
Ahead of Google's Pixel 3 event tomorrow, the larger variant of its phone suffered multiple leaks before we got hands-on time with a retail boxed version over the weekend. Just to (hopefully) put...
12:05 am -04 - Tue, October 9, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 4,' 'Titans' and 'Charmed'
This week we're waiting for (newly enhanced with a battle royale "Blackout" mode) Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 to hit consoles. On TV Better Call Saul wraps up its season tonight, while Ne...
10:58 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Sony sues California man for selling jailbroken PS4 consoles
There hasn't been much piracy in the PS4's five-year history, but that's been changing ever since users started discovering jailbreaks that would allow running unofficial software -- an...
10:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Google speakers don't stand out, and that's a good thing
Two years ago, Google unveiled the Home, its first-ever smart speaker. Unlike the Echo, with its tall, cylindrical shape that seemed like an over-sized router, the Home was short, stout and decidedly ...
08:57 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Netflix is buying its first production studio complex
Netflix isn't just expanding its footprint in California. The streaming behemoth is planning to open a production hub in New Mexico by acquiring Albuquerque's ABQ Studios -- its first purch...
08:26 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Eminem-produced film 'Bodied' hits YouTube Premium November 28th
Earlier this year, YouTube snagged the rights to Bodied, an Eminem-produced satirical film that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and took home the Grolsch People's Choice Midn...
07:55 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Guacamelee lands on the Switch today, sequel to follow in December
DrinkBox Studios, the team behind the excellent Guacamelee Super Turbo Championship Edition and Guacamelee 2, have announced that both games will be coming to the Nintendo Switch, with the former out ...
07:24 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Walmart taps MGM to create original shows for its Vudu service
Walmart is bringing original programming to its Vudu video streaming service and it's partnering with MGM to do so. The studio will develop original, family-friendly series for the platform, with...
06:54 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Apple issues update to fix iPhone XS charging and WiFi problems
It didn't take long for Apple to tackle some of the iPhone XS' teething troubles. The company has released an iOS 12.0.1 update that, most notably, fixes a glitch that prevented the XS and X...
06:33 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget T-Mobile's prepaid service will offer 5G in 2019
You won't have to spring for a 'premium' carrier to use some of the earliest mobile 5G service. T-Mobile has formally relaunched its prepaid Metro service, and with it comes word that t...
06:12 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Apple may enlist UK telecom giant BT to jumpstart its TV strategy
Apple has been laying the groundwork for its entry into TV services for a while. Now, however, it might recruit one of the UK's largest telecoms to help out. The Daily Telegraph sources have cl...
05:46 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Google limits third-party access to Gmail and other account data
Google isn't just shutting down the consumer version of Google+ as a response to privacy concerns. The company is gradually rolling out a change to its developer tools that will give users much ...
05:35 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Google is shutting down Google following massive data exposure
Following a massive data breach first reported on by The Wall Street Journal, Google announced today that it is shutting down its social network Google+ for consumers. The company finally admitted tha...
05:17 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Chrome's upcoming security change will break hundreds of sites
Google will strengthen Chrome's security with its next release, but that might have some unintended consequences for the sites you use. Security researcher Scott Helme has found that hundreds of ...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Google exposed data for hundreds of thousands of users
Google exposed private data from hundreds of thousands of Google+ users and then chose not to inform those affected by the breach. The Wall Street Journal reports that sources close to the matter clai...
04:43 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Pre-order Microsofts Surface Headphones on November 15th
Microsoft caught just about everyone by surprise when it announced new noise-canceling Bluetooth headphones earlier this month at its Surface launch event. The subdued white cans, priced at $350, are ...
04:21 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Chernobyls uninhabitable land is the home of a new solar plant
In 1986, the world experienced its worst nuclear disaster to date when an accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant exposed large swaths of Europe and the Soviet Union to radioactive material. The...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Google Slides automatically captions your presentations
If you want to caption a presentation for people who are deaf or hard of hearing, you typically have to do it yourself. Google might just save you that trouble -- it's launching an automatic clos...
03:46 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Hubble Space Telescope is in trouble after gyroscope failure
The Hubble Space Telescope has advanced our understanding of the universe immeasurably since it was first deployed to low Earth orbit in 1990. It's impossible to overemphasize just how valuable i...
03:23 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget 'House of Cards' season 6 trailer shows Claire under attack
Fans have been waiting awhile for the final season of House of Cards, and specifically to see what form it will take without former star Kevin Spacey. Now, Netflix has released the full trailer for th...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget The Pixel 3's most important feature needs to be reliability
Google's Pixel 2 was announced last October in two different flavors: a five-inch device made by HTC and a six-incher from LG. Unfortunately, both handsets had something of a rocky start, with th...
02:41 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget The creators of 'Fortnite' just bought an anti-cheating company
Epic Games has acquired Kamu, a Helsinki-based company whose offerings include game security, game telemetry and game management services. Epic has already been using Kamu's services with Fortnit...
02:23 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Intel's 9th-generation Core processors reach up to 5GHz
The rumors were (mostly) true: Intel has unveiled its first 9th-generation Core processors, aiming them at desktop-based enthusiasts. The updated CPUs ultimately represent a refinement of Intel's...
02:07 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Intel's 28-core Xeon CPU is built for power-hungry content creators
As promised back at Computex, Intel is unveiling a 28-core behemoth CPU today, the Xeon W-3175X, alongside the rest of its 9th generation desktop lineup. It's a more specialized chip than last ye...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget 'Fallout 76' preview: This isn't 'Fallout 5'
I really wanted to find the Mothman.Apparently he resides along the Greenbrier River, in the lush, post-apocalyptic forests of West Virginia. Pull up the map in Fallout 76 and a friendly icon proclaim...
01:52 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Microsoft plans 2019 beta for its mobile game streaming service
We've known that Microsoft is working on a cloud streaming service that will allow users to play high-quality video games on phones and tablets. Today, the company introduced Project xCloud, whic...
01:52 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Microsoft plans 2019 beta for its game streaming service
We've known that Microsoft is working on a cloud streaming service that will allow users to play high-quality video games on phones and tablets. Today, the company introduced Project xCloud, whic...
01:38 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget UK high court throws out 4.4 billion lawsuit against Google
In May, a group called "Google, You Owe Us" filed suit against Google in the UK for collecting sensitive personal data using tracking cookies in the iPhone's Safari browser. They were s...
01:38 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget UK high court throws out lawsuit against Google (updated)
In May, a group called "Google, You Owe Us" filed suit against Google in the UK for collecting sensitive personal data using tracking cookies in the iPhone's Safari browser. They were s...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget HP's x360 14 is its thinnest Chromebook convertible yet
HP has announced a new contender in the growing premium Chromebook market, and it's like a bendy MacBook Air with a 360-degree hinge that you can use in four different configurations. The device,...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Facebook's Portal smart displays aim to fix video chat
It's never been easier to video chat with someone today -- you can thank the rise of ubiquitous webcams, front-facing mobile cameras and social networks for that. But the act of having a video co...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Vortx review: The most fun you can have with a desktop heater
Vortx is a ridiculous machine. On the surface, it's a $120 desktop fan &mdash; a bulky black box with a hole in the front that blows air at people's faces as they play PC games or watch ...
12:27 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget The OnePlus 6T will be unveiled on October 30th
The OnePlus 6T, a more high-tech version of the OnePlus 6, will launch on October 30th, the company announced. It's expected to pack an in-display fingerprint sensor and feature a much smaller no...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Amazon Echo Show (2018) review: Much-needed refinements
When Amazon unveiled the Echo Show last year, many people made fun of it for its bulky, awkward appearance. But it proved to be a pioneer in the smart display category, showing that adding a screen to...
11:20 am -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Microsoft promises to recover files deleted by Windows 10 update bug
Microsoft has pledged to rescue those all-important personal files that its most recent Windows 10 update contrived to consume. The company was forced to halt the rollout of its October 2018 upgrades ...
10:44 am -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: A very early hands-on with Google's Pixel 3 XL
Good morning! We got early hands-on time with Google's Pixel 3 XL, heard even more about Google's other incoming devices and reach the limits of interstellar space....
10:15 am -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget HyperX's Bluetooth gaming headset is built for audiophiles
Kingston's HyperX division already has a popular, long-lasting Bluetooth headset with the $160 Cloud Flight, but it's aiming for the Hi-Fi set with its latest model. The HyperX Cloud MIX hea...
09:35 am -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Major UN report says climate change is worse than first thought
Even if nations stick to the Paris agreement and keep global warming below two degrees, it will still be a major disaster for the planet, according to a blockbuster UN report on climate change. What&#...
07:16 am -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Apple told Congress it found no evidence of server tampering
In a letter to Congress, Apple reiterated that it found no evidence of microchip-based server tampering by Chinese agents that was reported by Bloomberg Businessweek. The company, along with Amazon an...
05:27 am -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Ford patent would turn autonomous car control into a mobile game
Future self-driving cars might be reliable enough to ditch the steering wheel. But what happens if you do need to take over in a pinch? With Ford, it might be as simple as pulling out your phone. The ...
03:11 am -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Faraday Future wants out of key financial deal
Things have mostly been looking up for Faraday Future lately, at least on the surface: it has a line of cash, testing has been in full swing, and it even started building pre-production electric cars ...
01:34 am -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Lockheed Martin wants input on commercial payloads for Orion
Lockheed Martin is building Orion for NASA's deep space missions, but the module could carry more than a human crew and the agency's payload to space. The aerospace company is gauging the pu...
12:06 am -04 - Mon, October 8, 2018
Engadget Voyager 2 probe may be on the edge of interstellar space
NASA's Voyager 2 probe may be close to joining its sibling and entering interstellar space. The vessel has been detecting a five percent increase in cosmic rays since late August, suggesting that...
10:35 pm -04 - Sun, October 7, 2018
Engadget Apple Watch daylight saving bug leaves Series 4 devices in a loop
Apple is still grappling with daylight saving time issues after all these years. Some Australian Apple Watch Series 4 owners have reported that their devices are stuck in reboot loops after the countr...
09:03 pm -04 - Sun, October 7, 2018
Engadget Watch SpaceX's first West Coast ground landing at 10:21PM ET
SpaceX may be an old hand at rocket landings by this point, but there are still a few firsts left. The private spaceflight company is launching Argentina's SAOCOM 1A satellite from Vandenberg Air...
09:03 pm -04 - Sun, October 7, 2018
Engadget Watch SpaceX's first West Coast ground landing at 10:21PM ET (update: success)
SpaceX may be an old hand at rocket landings by this point, but there are still a few firsts left. The private spaceflight company is launching Argentina's SAOCOM 1A satellite from Vandenberg Air...
07:30 pm -04 - Sun, October 7, 2018
Engadget What Is your security camera missing?
By Rachel CericolaThis 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...
06:02 pm -04 - Sun, October 7, 2018
Engadget Homeland Security has 'no reason to doubt' China spy chip refutals
Amazon and Apple have an unusual ally in their attempt to shoot down Bloomberg's claims of Chinese hardware surveillance: the US Department of Homeland Security. The agency joined the UK's N...
04:28 pm -04 - Sun, October 7, 2018
Engadget Robert Kirkman's studio will finish Telltale's 'The Walking Dead' game
Despite Telltale's effective shutdown, The Walking Dead: The Final Season will carry on -- and with help from none other than TWD creator Robert Kirkman's studio. Skybound has revealed a de...
03:00 pm -04 - Sun, October 7, 2018
Engadget After Math: It's Spooky Season
The air is crisp, the leaves are changing and everywhere you look, you'll find decorative gourds on display. And y'all know what that means: we're just a few weeks from Halloween! Plent...
01:28 pm -04 - Sun, October 7, 2018
Engadget BMW's i3 is now an electric-only car in Europe
For years, BMW has offered its i3 electric car with a range extender option that used a gas engine to top up the battery and provide some extra driving distance. You'll have to kiss that feature...
10:56 am -04 - Sun, October 7, 2018
Engadget Amazon employee shared email addresses with third-party seller
In September, Amazon started investigating reports that some of its employees in the US and China have been leaking data to third-party sellers in exchange for money. Now, the e-commerce giant has not...
07:44 am -04 - Sun, October 7, 2018
Engadget NBC's WatchBack video app rewards you for sharing viewing habits
The rumors of NBCUniversal launching a rewards-based streaming video app were true. The network has released a free, currently iOS-only WatchBack app that offers a chance to win prizes if you create ...
03:37 am -04 - Sun, October 7, 2018
Engadget Mercedes will make EV batteries in Alabama
Daimler's Mercedes-Benz facility in Tuscaloosa, Alabama is getting a $1 billion upgrade, and it includes building a new battery factory for its future electric vehicles. According to the automake...
02:05 am -04 - Sun, October 7, 2018
Engadget Google's Chrome OS tablet leaks in vivid detail
Yes, Google is still having trouble keeping a lid on product news ahead of its October 9th Pixel 3 event. MySmartPrice has posted what look to be images of Google's first Chrome OS tablet, belie...
12:34 am -04 - Sun, October 7, 2018
Engadget 'Tell Me A Story' trailer shows fairy tales gone horribly wrong
Add CBS All Access to the ranks of streaming services delivering appropriately eerie shows for Halloween. It used a New York Comic-Con panel to premiere the trailer for Tell Me A Story, an original se...
10:57 pm -04 - Sat, October 6, 2018
Engadget 'Star Trek: Discovery' season two premieres January 17th
After months upon months of teasing and production challenges, CBS is finally ready to set the stage for Star Trek: Discovery's second season. The network has announced that the 13-episode next ...
09:33 pm -04 - Sat, October 6, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite' will reward creators when you buy in-game items
Epic has a clever way to encourage more Fortnite videos: pay them whenever some buys in-game gear. It's launching a Support-A-Creator Event that sends real money to producers on services like Tw...
07:59 pm -04 - Sat, October 6, 2018
Engadget Banksy painting uses hidden shredder to destroy itself after auction
Banksy just delivered a masterclass in using technology to both create and comment on art. The mysterious artist hid a shredder in the frame for his 2006 painting Girl With Red Balloon, and when it wa...
06:28 pm -04 - Sat, October 6, 2018
Engadget AMD's 12- and 24-core Threadripper 2 CPUs arrive October 29th
You're in luck if you were enticed by AMD's second-generation Threadripper CPUs but felt that going all-out on the 32-core model was a little too over-the-top. The chip designer has announc...
05:00 pm -04 - Sat, October 6, 2018
Engadget Here's what you missed at the 2018 Paris Auto Show
France badly wants electric cars, but as the 2018 Paris Auto Show demonstrated, that's still a long way from happening. Sure, we saw plenty of exciting EV concepts, like Peugeot's throwback ...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, October 6, 2018
Engadget Send us your holiday shopping questions!
Yes, we know: We're a little early here. Some would say the appropriate time to talk about the holiday shopping season is no earlier than Halloween; purists would argue we also have to get throug...
02:49 pm -04 - Sat, October 6, 2018
Engadget Google Pixel 3 XL hands-on in Hong Kong -- three days early
With some smartphones, it seems inevitable that the closer the launch date, the more leaky they get. Google's upcoming Pixel 3 series -- due to launch in New York next Tuesday -- is no exception,...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, October 6, 2018
Engadget Honda's smart intersection tells drivers what's around the corner
As the Honda Pilot is about to enter the intersection a specially built HUD (heads-up display) flashes an orangish yellow with an image of an ambulance. Seconds later an actual ambulance that, moments...
12:30 pm -04 - Sat, October 6, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Windows 10's October update problem
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! Let's revisit some of this week's highlights as we get into Microsoft's buggy Windows 10 update, Apple's 'kill-sw...
10:41 am -04 - Sat, October 6, 2018
Engadget Netflixs The Dragon Prince will return for a second season
At New York Comic Con today, Netflix announced that The Dragon Prince is getting a second season. Though it didn't share many details about what to expect or when the season might be released, co...
06:50 am -04 - Sat, October 6, 2018
Engadget Microsoft pulled the Windows 10 update that has been deleting files
Over the last couple of days, some users who went ahead and installed the Windows 10 October Update have complained that it deleted personal files in their documents folders. Microsoft hadn't sta...
03:49 am -04 - Sat, October 6, 2018
Engadget Kobo's audiobooks are now accessible through CarPlay
Kobo has been slinging e-books for years now, but it's still pretty new to the whole audiobook craze -- the Canadian company (and Rakuten subsidiary) only added spoken-word content to its catalog...
02:44 am -04 - Sat, October 6, 2018
Engadget Syfy is making sure 'Nightflyers' is easy to watch
Syfy is set to release its 10-episode Nightflyers series in December, and it's going to make sure you can watch it quickly and easily. The first episode will drop Sunday December 2nd, and episode...
12:46 am -04 - Sat, October 6, 2018
Engadget Moby is selling his vintage drum machine collection for charity
Moby has put together an impressive collection of drum machines over the years, and now he's selling the whole thing for charity. On October 11th, nearly 200 vintage drum machines will go up for ...
11:22 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget iFixit confirms you can still repair your own iMac Pro or MacBook Pro
Yesterday MacRumors and Motherboard reported on Apple service documents that indicated anyone replacing key parts on computers equipped with its custom T2 chip would require special diagnostic softwar...
10:13 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Tesla's big software update arrives without new AutoPilot features
Tesla is rolling out a much-anticipated software update to every "Model S, Model X and Model 3 ever built" that will everything from Atari games hidden as Easter Eggs to 360-degree surround ...
10:02 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget The first 'Shadow of the Tomb Raider' DLC arrives November 13th
Basically every big-name video game has extra downloadable content at this point, and Shadow of the Tomb Raider is no exception. For those who picked up the game's season pass, Square Enix just a...
09:29 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Blackberrys KEY2 LE is available for pre-order in the US
Blackberry unveiled its KEY2 LE at IFA in August and now it's available for pre-order in the US. Pricing starts at $450, but if you were looking to snag the champagne or red versions of the phone...
08:58 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Stream Austin City Limits performances this weekend on Red Bull TV
The Austin City Limits Music Festival kicks off today and Red Bull TV is bringing you live coverage of some of the performances. Among those you'll be able to watch online are Paul McCartney, Met...
08:32 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget FDA approves over-the-counter hearing aid from Bose
The US Food and Drug Administration has, for the first time, approved a hearing aid that can be fit, programmed and controlled by the user instead of a healthcare provider. The device comes from Bose ...
08:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget The Roomba i7 is the robot vacuum Ive been waiting for
Adulting is hard. But over the past 12 years, iRobot's Roomba made it just a bit easier for me by keeping my floors clean, no matter how lazy I felt. But while the company has steadily improved i...
07:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Researchers develop a computer that's fooled by optical illusions
Say you're staring at the image of a small circle in the center of a larger circle: The larger one looks green, but the smaller one appears gray. Except your friend looks at the same image and se...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Facebooks two-factor ad practices give middle finger to infosec
We've all encountered security questions asking where we went to school, our favorite color or food, our first concert, and the ubiquitous "mother's maiden name." Imagine a world w...
06:40 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Nintendo could make a playable Game Boy phone case
Now that Nintendo has a couple of nostalgia-inducing consoles under its belt, there's a common question: how would it tackle the Game Boy and other handhelds of yesteryear? We might have an idea...
06:21 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Facebook is testing a Lite app for iOS
Facebook Lite is an app aimed at lower-end Android phones that offers the user a pared-down version of the social network experience. Now, 9to5Mac reports that Facebook is working on a similar Lite ve...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Overclocking GPUs makes surprisingly great TV
Outside of Engadget's consumer-tech space, there are dozens of sites and YouTube channels that make a living covering PC hardware in extreme depth, looking at every aspect of a new product, teari...
05:43 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Horrifying finger attachment lets your phone touch you back
Have you ever wished your phone could tap you when you had a notification, drag itself over to you on its own or touch you back? No? Too bad. Researchers in France have developed a finger-like phone a...
05:22 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget California bans default passwords on any internet-connected device
In less than two years, anything that can connect to the internet will come with a unique password &mdash; that is, if it's produced or sold in California. The "Information Privacy: Conn...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget See the stylish and confusing vehicles from the Paris Auto Show
The Paris Auto Show 2018 may have been devoid of big vehicle launches, but that doesn't mean it was boring. We saw a mix of cool (the Peugeot E-Legend), weird (Renault's EZ-ULTIMO), quick (I...
04:46 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget YouTube TV's DVR lets you skip ads on NBC, FOX and others
A common complaint from YouTube TV users is that the service's DVR feature often forces you to watch commercials. In many cases, the service requires users to watch the video-on-demand version of...
04:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Can British comedy make a killing online?
For such a benign business, the language of comedy is violent, with acts describing their efforts to kill their audience on a nightly basis. Unfortunately, unless they're an A-list act with a hug...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget The best foam mattresses you can buy online
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03:41 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's latest Windows 10 update is reportedly wiping user data
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 update &mdash; referred to as the October Update or 1809 &mdash; may come with quite a few exciting new features, but could also wipe profiles with all the a...
03:23 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget AMC's MoviePass competitor has 400,000 subscribers after 14 weeks
We've heard a lot about MoviePass and its competitors recently, one of which is AMC's A-List service. This week, the movie theater chain announced that it has passed over 400,000 subscribers...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Three hours in uncanny valley
The key to a solid high five is knowing where your buddy's hand is and when to stop swinging.Celebrated manga artist Konomi Takeshi did not have this knowledge.At least, he didn't appear to ...
02:43 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Apple will offer over 2,000 free coding classes for EU Code Week
As part of the EU's Code Week celebrations, Apple will offer over 2.000 free coding sessions at its stores across Europe. The event runs from October 6th through the 21st. Coding sessions are ope...
02:22 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Toyota recalls 2.4 million hybrids over stalling risk
Toyota is facing a fresh setback after having to deal with a long line of faults relating to its hybrid cars over the past few years. Some Toyota Prius or Auris cars manufactured between 2008 and 2014...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Animatronic Queen Elizabeth I is one creepy but realistic portrait
Queen Elizabeth I is widely thought to have carefully controlled her image. She would sit for portraits only until her face was drawn, which she would personally approve. In her later years, it was im...
01:52 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Snap CEO Evan Spiegel admits app redesign was 'rushed'
To say that Snap's major redesign wasn't well-received is an understatement. People hated it so much that it slowed down the app's user and revenue growth when it seemed like it was on ...
01:01 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Netflix cements its roots in Hollywood with new high-rise office
Netflix is expanding its Hollywood footprint. The streaming titan just purchased a huge high-rise on 5901 Sunset Boulevard. That's on top of the sites it already leases across the street, which i...
12:28 pm -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Niantic plans 'Pokmon Go' events in US national parks
In addition to being a fun and entertaining pastime in its own right, augmented reality games have also proven to be a decent way to make players more physically active. Niantic, the developer of two ...
11:51 am -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget She-Ra shines in the first trailer for Netflix's '80s reboot
Netflix already rebooted one iconic '80s cartoon in Voltron, now it's trying its hand at another with the upcoming release of She-Ra and The Princesses of Power. (That's He-Man's t...
11:16 am -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Watch the first trailer for YouTube sci-fi thriller series 'Origin'
YouTube's Originals haven't hit the critically-acclaimed highs of rivals Netflix and Hulu's shows, but it's not for want of trying. Its latest stab at creating the next must-watch ...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Did China hack Apple and Amazon?
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Good morning! We've got everything you can expect to see from Google's fancy Pixel event next week (Phones! Hybrid devices!), claims that China performed...
10:05 am -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Netflix is planning a sci-fi universe based on the novel 'Recursion'
Netflix is making the most out of its deals with TV legend Shonda Rhimes and Planet of the Apes/Cloverfield director Matt Reeves by putting them together for one ambitious project. The creators will w...
09:10 am -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Rogue satellite startup gets the launch license it needed first time around
Sending things to space is a serious business that normally requires capital investments, rigorous preparations &mdash; and taking care of the paperwork. Earlier this year US startup Swarm circumv...
07:47 am -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Facebook tests tracking Location History via Instagram
After an abrupt exit by Instagram's founders, there have been reports that they weren't always happy with being seen as one of Facebook's apps, instead of a standalone platform. With cu...
06:12 am -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Samsung projects record high profit for Q3 2018
Samsung had a less-than-stellar second quarter after the Galaxy S9 failed to keep its profit growth on pace, but the third quarter marks a return to form for the Korean tech giant. In fact, it expects...
03:41 am -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget iMac Pro, 2018 MacBook Pros require Apple software for certain repairs
In new Apple computers with its custom T2 chip (currently the iMac Pro and MacBook Pro 2018 models) it serves the purpose of "the System Management Controller, image signal processor, audio contr...
03:41 am -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Apple software lock prevents repairs on iMac Pro, 2018 MacBook Pros
In new Apple computers with its custom T2 chip (currently the iMac Pro and MacBook Pro 2018 models) it serves the purpose of "the System Management Controller, image signal processor, audio contr...
02:22 am -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Tesla defends Autopilot in first quarterly safety report
Over the past year, Tesla has received a lot of flak for being involved in crashes and accidents while Autopilot was engaged. Back in March, a Model X crashed into a median barrier, claiming the life ...
01:05 am -04 - Fri, October 5, 2018
Engadget Star Wars 'The Mandalorian' image, list of directors revealed
A day after we learned the name of the first live-action Star Wars TV show destined for Disney's unnamed subscription streaming service, the official website has posted this image of The Mandalor...
11:33 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Square adds payment installment plans to its merchant tools
It its latest move into the banking industry's turf, Square is now letting its sellers offer payment installment plans. The company says it's easy for a seller to sign up for the feature and...
10:38 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Here's what Amazon's 'New World' MMO looks like
Amazon's New World has been in the works for some time, and while there's no release date as yet, some leaked footage from a closed beta gives us a look at what it's like to play the MM...
09:41 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Telltale reportedly lays off the rest of its staff
Last month, Telltale Games laid off the vast majority of its staff in what it called a "majority studio closure." But a group of 25 employees were to stay on in order to "fulfill obliga...
09:41 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Telltale reportedly lays off more of its staff (updated)
Last month, Telltale Games laid off the vast majority of its staff in what it called a "majority studio closure." But a group of 25 employees were to stay on in order to "fulfill obliga...
09:20 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Elon Musk's next move? Teasing the SEC on Twitter
Just days after announcing a settlement with the SEC that would cost him $20 million and his spot as chairman of the board, this afternoon Elon Musk tweeted "Just want to that the Shortseller Enr...
09:07 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Tidal will now stream to your Samsung TV
Just weeks after it announced a partnership with Spotify, Samsung is now bringing Tidal to its TVs. Music Business Worldwide reports that the Samsung TV Tidal app is "just the beginning of the pa...
08:41 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Alexa skills can now collaborate with each other
Amazon is working on a way to connect various Alexa skills so that the assistant can perform multiple related tasks without the user having to repeat themselves. The company is calling the feature ski...
08:15 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Bird will deliver scooters to users who want them all day
Bird is making it even easier to use its e-scooters, offering delivery to users who want access to one all day long. With its new service Bird Delivery, a customer can request a scooter to be delivere...
07:52 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget US Department of Transportation updates autonomous car rules
The US Department of Transportation has released its latest set of voluntary guidelines for automated driving systems, a report that builds on previous versions released over the past two years. With ...
07:45 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Windows 10 and Android are now the perfect match
Microsoft's new approach to mobile is pure pragmatism: Play nice with everyone, and get their users hooked on Microsoft apps. With the demise of Windows Phone -- a noble effort, especially after ...
07:34 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Spotify opens up its podcasts section to all
Spotify has opened up more to creators lately, with measures such as allowing independent artists to upload their music directly. The streaming service is extending a similar invitation to podcasters,...
07:15 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Jarvishs carbon fiber smart helmets put Alexa on your head
The history of smart motorcycle helmets is a mixed bag, from clip-on heads-up displays to the Skully debacle that ended with a great piece of hardware being cratered by financially irresponsible found...
07:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $50 on a Philips Hue starter kit
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06:42 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Fitbit data helps police arrest another murder suspect
Fitbit may have helped police solve the murder of one of its users, after investigators used heart rate data to determine the identity of the alleged killer. On September 8th, Anthony Aiello visited h...
06:18 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Collaborative robot maker Rethink Robotics shuts down
For a while, it looked like Rethink Robotics would shake up the world with its collaborative robots: rather than having to write code, workers could teach bots to perform tasks by guiding them through...
05:57 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Fitbit's Charge 3 goes on sale October 7th for $150
It's been over a month since Fitbit first announced the Charge 3, seemingly a major improvement over the two-year-old Charge 2 that it'll replace. If you've been wanting to replace an a...
05:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Instagram uses Snapchat-like tags to make adding friends easier
Instagram has yet another answer to Snapchat, but this time it's covering one of the basics: namely, adding friends. Months after it started testing, the social network has introduced "name...
05:14 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Europe moves forward with content quotas for Netflix and Amazon
The European Parliament has voted to approve new regulations that will place a European content quota on streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. Once the new rules are formally approve...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget VanMoof's Electrified S2 is a seriously smart commuter bike
VanMoof is almost ready to ship its next generation of electric bicycles. The Electrified S2 and X2 are vast improvements over their predecessors, with bigger batteries, nippier motors and smarter loc...
04:44 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Russian hackers target governments in Europe and South America
Russia's Fancy Bear hacking team (aka APT28) isn't just focused on meddling with elections and retaliating against anti-doping agencies. Symantec has observed Fancy Bear conducting intellig...
04:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Nokia's mirror-finish 7.1 phone is coming to the US for $349
Ever since HMD Global became the home to Nokia-branded phones in 2016, only a few of those handsets have made their way to the US. But that hasn't slowed down the company's ambitions. Today,...
04:16 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget 'Daredevil' season 3 trailer ushers in the return of Wilson Fisk
Today, Netflix released the first official trailer for the third season of Marvel's Daredevil starring Charlie Cox, Vincent D'Onofrio, Elden Henson and Deborah Ann Woll. All thirteen episode...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Google Assistant now helps you book taxis
Google's rolled out a bunch of new features for Assistant this week, and it's not finished yet. Now, you'll be able to use it to easily book ride services. So with your Android, iPhone,...
03:47 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget DC's 'Titans' trailer previews a dark and gritty superhero saga
DC Comics has launched its own streaming service, called DC Universe, and its flagship show will be the dark and gritty Titans, which features young Robin gathering a team of superheroes. DC also anno...
03:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget What to expect from Googles Pixel 3 event
I feel sorry for the people who are in charge of keeping Google's secrets. Truly, I do -- especially for the poor unfortunate soul that reportedly left their Pixel 3 XL in the back of a Lyft. But...
03:17 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Senate passes bill that lets the government destroy private drones
This week, the Senate passed the FAA Reauthorization Act, which, among other things, renews funding for the Federal Aviation Administration and introduces new rules for airports and aircraft. But the ...
03:02 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget CEO who sold encrypted phones to drug cartels pleads guilty to DoJ
In March, the FBI arrested Vincent Ramos, the founder and CEO of Phantom Secure, for allegedly modifying phones and selling them to criminal organizations including drug cartels. Now, Ramos has pled g...
02:43 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Study: Fake Twitter accounts from 2016 US election are still active
Fake news had proven to be a big issue around the 2016 presidential election in the US, with major social platforms falling victims to misinformation-spreading actors. Twitter, in particular, made rep...
02:18 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Toyota's e-Palette concept is edging closer to reality
Toyota and Softbank have established a joint venture that could offer various autonomous vehicle services in the future. Softbank already has several self-driving partnerships with other companies. Bu...
01:56 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget DOJ charges seven Russian officials for hacking doping agencies
Today, the US Department of Justice charged seven Russian officers of the Russian intelligence directorate, the GRU, with hacking organizations, including doping agencies. These charges are not connec...
01:56 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget DOJ charges seven Russian officials for hacking doping critics
Today, the US Department of Justice charged seven Russian officers of the Russian intelligence directorate, the GRU, with hacking organizations, including doping agencies. These charges are not connec...
01:36 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget 'Twin Peaks VR' will take you inside the mind-bending Red Room
Not everyone who watched the original Twin Peaks series can remember much more than a woman with a log and something about owls, but the title inarguably made a dent in the popular culture. Now, after...
01:15 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget China reportedly carried out a 'hardware hack' on Apple and Amazon
Data center hardware used by Apple and Amazon may have been fitted with surveillance micro-chips by Chinese server company Super Micro, claims Bloomberg in a new report. Almost 30 US companies reporte...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Yahoo Together group chat app organizes conversations by topic
You have loads of group chat apps to choose from if you want to keep in touch with friends and family, but Yahoo's new entry promises a more organized experience than most. The company has launch...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget 'The Walking Dead' mobile game will keep pace with the TV show
The Walking Dead: Our World is a mobile game that plunges you into the zombie-filled world of its televised namesake. As season nine of the AMC TV show premieres, the publisher has announced that the ...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget D-Wave takes quantum computers mainstream with Leap
Quantum computing technology is slated to revolutionize our ability to manipulate and analyze data, fundamentally changing the way that countless industries from cybersecurity and telecommunications t...
12:32 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Twitch turns cheers into charity during 'Thursday Night Football'
Twitch has announced a couple of new features that aim to make Thursday Night Football an even more exciting -- and worthy -- watch. First up is the TNF Live Extension, where you can make your armchai...
12:02 pm -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget MoviePass' new funding means it isn't going anywhere just yet
The general opinion of MoviePass has gradually changed over the past year from seeing it as the salvation for movie-goers to waiting for it to shut down. The financially-troubled service has been thro...
11:40 am -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Lockheed's concept moon lander can carry four astronauts
Lockheed Martin has unveiled the designs for a reusable lander built to ferry four astronauts and 1.1 tons of cargo between lunar orbit and the surface of the moon. Leveraging tech from the aerospace ...
11:19 am -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget CES announces female speakers for 2019 after this year's backlash
Even though there's no lack of female tech leaders to choose from, the Consumer Technology Association didn't sign any of them up as a keynote speaker for CES 2018. That decision unsurprisin...
11:01 am -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Some Amazon workers might only get a $1-per-hour raise
Amazon has earned praise for increasing its minimum wage to $15 an hour -- after all the move will benefit 250,000 staff members and up to 100,000 part-time workers. Unfortunately, some of its loyal, ...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Wi-Fi 6 and LG's five camera phone
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Your new WiFi network will be called WiFi 6, there are rumors of a new Switch console (already?), and Disney made a spray-painting drone. Yesterday was a bumper da...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Cadillac outranks Tesla in Consumer Reports semi-autonomous tests
It's tempting to assume that Tesla's Autopilot represents the gold standard for semi-autonomous driving features, but Consumer Reports would beg to differ. The publication has released the ...
09:15 am -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget NASA activated Curiosity's second 'brain' after it misbehaved
Tired? Sluggish? Wouldn't it be great if you could just switch your brain to a better functioning version? Well, that's a privilege you can enjoy if you're the Mars Curiosity rover. NAS...
08:31 am -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Blizzard CEO and president Mike Morhaime steps down
Mike Morhaime has been a part of Blizzard since it was founded in 1991 as Silicon &amp; Synapse, Inc., and now he's stepping down from his role as president and CEO. Former executive producer...
07:00 am -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Alienware finally made a thin and light gaming laptop
Gaming laptops aren't the lumbering bricks they used to be, as we've seen from the slew of offerings this year from ASUS, Gigabyte and Razer, all of which weigh under five pounds. But Alienw...
05:36 am -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget WSJ: New Nintendo Switch planned for 2019
Nintendo has been on an excellent run between the release of the Switch and its mini retro consoles, and the Wall Street Journal reports that next year its new hardware launch could be a revised versi...
04:01 am -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Civilization VI brings its addictive empire-building to the iPhone
Fans of Civilization VI who want to create an empire while on the go have another option for how to do so -- it's now available on iPhone. There's good news for iPad players, as those who ow...
04:00 am -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget AI catches fake news by gauging the accuracy of its source
Internet giants are getting better at countering fake news. For the most part, though, they screen content on a story-by-story basis and only block entire outlets well after they've done signific...
03:11 am -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Twitter brings a data-saving feature to its main mobile app
To date, invoking Twitter's data-saving mode on your phone has meant either installing Twitter Lite or relying on the mobile web version. You won't have to make that compromise from now on, ...
02:06 am -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Facebook's political ad policy also blocked LGBT messages
Facebook's tougher political advertising policy has had more unintended side-effects. The Washington Post has discovered that the social network inadvertently blocked dozens of LGBT-themed ads af...
12:54 am -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Facebook tests Snapchat-like map for Nearby Friends
Facebook's eagerness to replicate Snapchat features might extend beyond particularly conspicuous elements like Stories and selfie filters. The company has confirmed to TechCrunch that it's ...
12:15 am -04 - Thu, October 4, 2018
Engadget Jon Favreau's streaming 'Star Wars' series is 'The Mandalorian'
We still don't know the name of Disney's subscription streaming service, but we do have some details for a live-action Star Wars show that will appear on it. Jon Favreau announced on Instagr...
11:14 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget LG's first hybrid smartwatch is mix of ambition and compromise
On paper, LG's Watch W7 should provide a first-class Wear OS experience and the longevity of a regular analog watch -- in other words, the best of all wearable worlds. After a bit of hands-on tim...
10:34 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Netflix's 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' trades kitsch for pentagrams
Kiernan Shipka might be best known for her work as Sally Draper on Mad Men, but since then she's had a number of roles that should change your perception of her. Now we have an idea of what her t...
10:03 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Researchers may have found the first signs of an exomoon
Over the last couple of decades, we've spotted thousands of planets outside of our solar system -- Kepler alone has confirmed more than 2,600. But so far, we've haven't found any exomoo...
09:32 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Internet industry groups sue California over net neutrality law
Industry groups representing AT&amp;T, Charter, Comcast and Verizon among others have joined the Justice Department in suing California over the state's new net neutrality law. The groups sai...
09:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget LG's new Watch W7 blends a touch display with mechanical hands
Android Wear recently got a substantial overhaul, and now it needs some fancy new hardware to run on. That's where LG's new Watch W7 comes in. It might not have the most elegant name, but it...
09:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Living with the LG V40 ThinQ and its 5 cameras
So far this year, we've seen LG release three pricey smartphones: the LG V30S ThinQ, the V35 ThinQ and the G7 ThinQ. (It's pronounced "thing-cue," by the way, and saying it never g...
09:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Garmin fitness watches can finally play music from Spotify
Garmin's initial music support for its fitness watches has been limited to Deezer and iHeartRadio, which is odd to say the least -- most people don't use those services, and you weren't...
08:48 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Samsung's 85-inch 8K TV is available to pre-order for $15,000
Samsung's gigantic 8K QLED TV is very nearly available in the US... and you might need to take out a loan to afford it. The company has opened up American pre-orders for the 85-inch Q900 ahead o...
08:36 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Facebook increases account deletion grace period to 30 days
You may be determined to delete Facebook from your life after the Cambridge Analytica scandal and hacking reports, but the company wants to give you extra time for a change of heart. A spokesperson f...
08:15 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Streaming exclusives may have revived piracy
Services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video were supposed to eliminate a large amount of online piracy, and to a degree they have. Why steal TV shows when they're included with your monthly sub...
07:55 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Facebook sued for allegedly enabling human trafficking
A Texas woman is suing Facebook for allegedly facilitating sex trafficking on its platform. The woman, identified as Jane Doe, claims that at the age of 16, she was friended by another Facebook user, ...
07:33 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Plex introduces portal for free, on-demand web shows
Today, popular media software creator Plex announced Plex Web Shows. This curated collection of unlimited, free, on-demand web series includes content from publishers such as GQ, Cond&eacute; Nast...
06:56 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Square Enix's soundless thriller 'The Quiet Man' arrives November 1st
Square Enix raised a few eyebrows at E3 when it revealed The Quiet Man, a story-driven game featuring a deaf protagonist. The latest trailer highlights the blend of live action and animation that make...
06:34 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Google Translate for iOS can speak in your local accent
Until now, using Google Translate on your iPhone has meant listening to the same pronunciation for translations no matter where you live. That's not very considerate, and potentially a problem i...
06:13 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget 'Dance Dance Revolution' is going to the movies
The world is burning and there's only one way to stop it: through the power of dance. At least that's the premise of the upcoming Dance Dance Revolution movie. Yep, some 20 years later a fil...
05:52 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget YouTube TV adds NBA League Pass for cord-cutting sports fans
If you're all-in on YouTube TV and want more basketball in the mix, that's an option now. For $40 a month, you can add NBA League Pass to your subscription, or you can pay $249 for the entir...
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget The Mercedes CLS 450 is a luxury mild hybrid for hipsters
While Mercedes is pushing its EQ brand of hybrids and EVs, the two-letter electric signifier also resides in the automaker's more traditional vehicles. In the new 2019 CLS 450 (starting in approx...
05:16 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Netflix snags the rights to The Chronicles of Narnia
New Chronicles of Narnia adaptations are headed to Netflix, and while details about the plans are light, it looks like both films and series are in the works. The news was posted to the official Chron...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Google Assistant has bigger images and new interactive elements
While Google Assistant can respond to voice commands, you still probably interact with it by touch on your phone. In fact, the tech giant noticed that nearly half of Assistant interactions use voice a...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Google lets developers sell in-app purchases through Assistant
Google has taken steps recently to make its voice-controlled Assistant easier to use, and now it's rolling out features to developers to help them integrate the same levels of intuition into thei...
04:50 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget eBay claims Amazon illegally poaches sellers for its marketplace
The competition between online marketplaces is getting to be particularly ugly. eBay has sent a cease-and-desist letter alleging that Amazon has illegally tried to poach sellers for its marketplace. ...
04:36 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Tesla will have to defend itself against claims of foreign worker abuse
A federal judge has ruled that Tesla and two of its subcontractors -- Eisenmann Corp and ISM Vuzem -- will have to defend themselves in a lawsuit that alleges foreign workers were mistreated at Tesla&...
04:15 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget FEMA will test mobile Presidential Alerts today at 2:18PM ET
FEMA will conduct the first nationwide test of its Wireless Emergency Alert system today beginning at 2:18 PM Eastern. While you can choose to opt out of mobile weather and AMBER alerts, you won'...
03:48 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Philips Hue now supports iOS 12's Siri Shortcuts
With the launch of iOS 12, iPhone owners were introduced to Siri's new Shortcuts feature that makes suggestions based on a user's routines. Numerous third-party apps &mdash; such as Pand...
03:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget A Dota veterans take on Arena of Valor for Switch
I've been playing multiplayer online battle arena games -- better known as MOBAs -- for the best part of two decades. First it was Dota, back when the game was still a custom Warcraft III map. St...
02:38 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Disneys spray-painting drone could end the need for scaffolding
We've seen some pretty interesting work come out of Disney Research in the past, like techniques for digitally recreating teeth, makeup-projecting lamps, a group AR experience and a stick-like ro...
02:16 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget EA announces FIFA 19 PS4 esports tournament
If you're a FIFA 19 esports fan, then EA has some good news for you. Today, the company released details about a new competition exclusive to PlayStation 4 owners that begins this Saturday, Octob...
01:29 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Honda teams with GM to produce autonomous vehicles
This week, Honda that announced that it is purchasing a stake in GM's autonomous vehicle subsidiary Cruise. It's part of a larger plan for the Japanese and American vehicle manufacturers to ...
01:02 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Mario Kart VR lands in the US
Mario Kart VR has already graced Japan and London...now it's making a pitstop in the US. Yes, you can (finally) immerse yourself in the cartoonish karting action -- while sitting in a physical ve...
12:29 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Sharp brings much-needed competition to mobile OLED display market
That super-sharp OLED display on the latest iPhone XS models comes courtesy of Samsung and LG. The rival Korean manufacturers were pretty much your only choice for the pricey phone screens, but that c...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget The next generation of wireless internet will be called WiFi 6
Not all WiFi is created equal, and determining which generation of WiFi technology your devices use can be pretty complicated. Did you know that 802.11n predates 802.11ac, for example? For those that ...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Amazon's latest Fire TV Stick offers 4K for $50
After years of offering 4K playback on its higher-end Fire TV devices, Amazon is ready to bring that extra resolution to its most affordable hardware. With a base of active users that's 25 millio...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget The future of indoor agriculture is vertical farms run by robots
Back in the good old days, farming was easy. Throw some seeds in the ground, keep it watered, pray to your preferred deity to spare your crops from pestilence and wait for harvest season. But with the...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget The next generation of wireless networking will be called WiFi 6
Not all WiFi is created equal, and determining which generation of WiFi technology your devices use can be pretty complicated. Did you know that 802.11n predates 802.11ac, for example? For those that ...
11:35 am -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget 'The Witcher' author demands $16m in royalties from CD Projekt Red
Andrzej Sapkowski, author of The Witcher series of novels, is pressing Polish games studio CD Projekt Red for more than $16 million in royalties, because he reckons he was short-changed during licensi...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: All Surface everything
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to Wednesday! If you like Surface devices, you've got a lot of choices now. And maybe you'll be interested in some Surface Headphones?...
10:05 am -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Kobo's latest e-reader is big, durable and waterproof
Like Amazon's Kindle range, Kobo's e-readers run the gamut from affordable devices to premium products. The company's latest falls firmly in the high-end category. At $280, the Kobo For...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Glove-controlled robot arm is soft enough to pet jellyfish
Remote-controlled robot arms allow submersible operators to perform tasks underwater. But can you imagine a rigid metal limb interacting with something as fragile as jellyfish or corals? To be able to...
07:35 am -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget FAA clears DJI and other drone companies to fly near airports
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given nine companies permission to fly in controlled airspace, such as airports, as part of its Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LA...
06:00 am -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Facebook's Marketplace adds AI help for buyers and sellers
Facebook has rolled out new AI features for the Marketplace to celebrate its Craigslist-rival's second birthday. If you upload a photo of an item you want to sell, you'll notice that its int...
04:45 am -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Toys 'R' Us could make a comeback?
After entering Chapter 11 protection last fall, Toys 'R' Us announced in the spring that it would sell off international operations and shut down in the US. Now, its top lenders -- the billi...
04:00 am -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Uber launches its first electric scooter service in Santa Monica
Uber is ready to fulfill its promise of launching its own electric scooter service. As of October 3rd, commuters in Santa Monica can use the Uber app to reserve Jump scooters for quick jaunts across t...
02:20 am -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Amazon plans TV series based on Robert Jordan's 'Wheel of Time' novels
Amazon's fantasy TV ambitions aren't just confined to The Lord of the Rings. The company has ordered an hour-per-episode series based on Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time novels -- yes,...
01:00 am -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Razer claims Sila is the fastest gaming router you can buy
It's not always easy to hook up your console or PC to a wired internet connection to make sure your online gaming endeavors are as seamless as possible -- especially if your modem is on the other...
12:41 am -04 - Wed, October 3, 2018
Engadget Tim Cook calls removing Alex Jones simply 'curation'
In an interview with Vice News Tonight on HBO Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly explained some of the reasoning behind removing Alex Jones and InfoWars from the company's podcast app and App Store. Acc...
11:15 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's Surface event by the numbers
Microsoft had a slew of new Surfaces to show off during Tuesday's press event held in New York. The company debuted its quad-core Surface Pro 6 and a significantly speedier Surface Laptop 2, not ...
11:05 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Surface Pro 6 vs. the competition: More than just portability
Last year's Surface Pro was a satisfying, if unambitious entry to Microsoft's brand of hybrid laptops. With its sixth iteration the line is offering a load of refinements like a higher contr...
10:52 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Surface Headphones hands-on: Cortana, bring the noise
The biggest surprise during Microsoft's Surface launch event wasn't a computer -- it was a pair of headphones. The Surface Headphones are Microsoft's first entry into premium cans, but ...
10:38 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Surface Studio 2 hands-on: A graphic designer's dream
In addition to a new Surface Pro, Surface Laptop and Surface headphones (whew!), Microsoft also unveiled an updated version of its Studio all-in-one at its New York event today. The Surface Studio 2 c...
10:14 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Surface Pro 6 hands-on: Same looks, but a huge speed bump
Microsoft isn't revolutionizing anything with the Surface Pro 6 -- it has the same basic design as last year's Surface Pro, except there's a black case option. But the hardware upgrades...
10:10 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Surface Laptop 2 vs. the competition: Power and price
After years of good hybrid machines Microsoft finally built a regular laptop in 2017, scoring a home run on the first swing. We were excited by the design, screen and battery life, but less thrilled a...
10:02 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Surface Laptop 2 hands-on: An upgrade in speed and style
At its Surface event in New York today, Microsoft unveiled a slew of new Surface devices, including an updated version of its Laptop. The new Surface Laptop 2 offers performance upgrades, with the com...
09:55 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Facebook: Hackers didn't access third-party sites with our sign-in
The Facebook hack compromised 50 million users, but the damage might not be as extensive as some expected. In a statement to Reuters, company security VP Guy Rosen revealed that investigators "f...
09:36 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget CRISPR editing may help turn a wild berry into a farmable crop
It can take many years to make a wild plant easy to farm, but gene editing could make that happen for one fruit in record time. Scientists have used genomics and CRISPR gene editing to develop a techn...
09:27 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Microsoft Launcher for Android adds Timeline and new design
One of Microsoft's focal points at its Surface event Tuesday was on helping you move seamlessly between devices. As part of that effort, it's updating Microsoft Launcher on Android with some...
09:23 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's Surface device subscriptions start at $25 per month
Microsoft's Surface devices tend to be costly, but the company might have a way of making them more palatable. It's launching a Surface All Access subscription model that finances your PC w...
09:10 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's wireless Surface Headphones are all about Cortana
Lots of the news from Microsoft's Surface event leaked ahead of time, but we didn't necessarily expect to see these new Surface Headphones today. As you might expect, the main draw here is t...
09:01 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Windows 10 will soon mirror your Android phone screen on your PC
Never mind running mobile apps on a PC -- Microsoft wants you to see your phone's particular apps on a PC. At the company's Surface event, mobile general manager Shilpa Ranganathan previewed...
09:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget The nextWindows 10 update is focused onyour phone
With the last Windows 10 release, in April, Microsoft introduced Timeline, a new way to keep track of what -- and when -- you're working on specific files and websites. Now the company its gearin...
08:59 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's Surface Studio 2 packs a 2TB SSD and improved display
In 2016, Microsoft unveiled its first all-in-one desktop, the Surface Studio, which was geared towards professionals and creatives and sported a huge touchscreen. Now, it's getting a bit of a ref...
08:32 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Microsoft claims the Surface Laptop 2 is 85 percent faster
It's been well over a year since Microsoft released the Surface Laptop, which was the most traditional PC the company had produced. But the combo of good design, strong performance and reasonable...
08:26 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 puts quad-core CPU power in a thin tablet
While the Surface line has been a leader in the convertible device market, competition is coming from all angles, including Lenovo's Yoga line, Apple's iPad Pro and even the leather HP Spect...
08:08 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Soundbrenner watch includes a metronome, tuner and decibel meter
Soundbrenner is far from a household name in the music industry, but having apparently sold over 50,000 Pulse wearable metronomes with endorsement from notable musicians, this Hong Kong startup isn�...
07:48 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Wikipedia fixes 9 million broken links thanks to the Internet Archive
Wikipedia has millions of articles across numerous languages, and that makes it a pain to ensure the links to third-party sites are up to date, if they can work at all. What are you supposed to do if ...
07:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Live from Microsoft's Surface launch event
It's time for Microsoft's next batch of Surface devices! We're live in NYC at the company's launch event, where we're expecting to hear more about a refreshed Surface Pro, Lap...
07:09 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Googles Voice Access gives Android users hands-free control
Google has been working on an accessibility product that lets Android users control their device using only their voice. It has been in beta for two years but Google is now releasing the app globally....
06:47 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Lime brings its electric scooter sharing to Canada
Like it or not, the electric scooter sharing trend is heading north. Lime has launched the first e-scooter sharing pilot in Canada, giving residents in Waterloo, Ontario (aka BlackBerry's home tu...
06:33 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Leak reveals black Surface Laptop and Surface Pro
Those rumors of black Surface devices at Microsoft's impending October 2nd event might have some merit. WalkingCat (a historically good source of Microsoft scoops) has posted what appears to be ...
06:07 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget SteelSeries latest wireless gaming mouse charges in 15 minutes
A wireless mouse might seem like an attractive option for gaming, but if you have a day of action lined up, waiting ages for it to charge doesn't seem like the most efficient option. SteelSeries ...
05:41 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Apple will add more than 70 new emojis to iOS 12.1
Apple announced that it will release more than 70 new emojis with iOS 12.1, including characters with additional hair options, more animals and a handful of new sports-related items. The company previ...
05:25 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget FDA seizes marketing documents from e-cig maker Juul
In it's latest move against e-cigarettes, the US Food and Drug Administration has seized "thousands of pages of documents" from e-cig maker Juul. In a statement to CNBC, the FDA said th...
05:04 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Yahoo Japan is shutting down the last remnants of GeoCities
Yahoo Japan, the last enclave of GeoCities, is scrapping the beloved website-hosting service. In March 2019 -- 22 years after its original launch -- GeoCities will be extinct, according to Quartz. Yah...
04:43 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Facebook takes on Twitch and YouTube with video premieres
Facebook just ramped up its bid to compete with Twitch (and more recently, YouTube). After months of tests, the social network is rolling out video Premieres that turn the launch of pre-recorded clips...
04:24 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Ford asks for a common language for self-driving cars
Ford has been developing its own means for self-driving cars to communicate their intent, but it also knows that fragmentation could be a huge problem in the autonomous driving world. How are you sup...
04:03 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Apple Business Chat is now available in Europe, Asia and Australia
Apple launched Business Chat last year as a simple way for iOS users to communicate with companies over iMessage. Now, Apple has announced that there are 30 new brands you can chat with via iMessage. ...
03:42 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Google CEO to attend White House meeting on social media
Following the meeting he had last week with Republican lawmakers in Washington, DC, Google CEO Sundar Pichai has agreed to attend a meeting of social media companies hosted by the White House. The Tru...
03:21 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Volkswagen terminates the contract of embattled Audi CEO
Volkswagen has terminated the contract of suspended Audio CEO Rupert Stadler effective immediately. According to a press release, the decision appears to be mutual. Stadler cannot fulfill his duties t...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Engadget giveaway: Win an iPhone XS courtesy of Speck!
In case you've been living under a rock, Apple just launched its new iPhone XS line. It's their best iPhone yet, and costs a pretty penny, so Speck has jumped in to save the day for one luck...
02:44 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Facebook adds new tools to address harassment and bullying
Facebook is releasing a handful of new tools aimed at protecting people from bullying and harassment. First, users will soon have new methods of dealing with harassing comments. When a user finds that...
02:19 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Deep space travel could destroy astronauts' guts
We can't send astronauts on deep space missions without knowing how the journey will affect the human body -- what's the point of sending them to Mars if they won't even make it to thei...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Citroen's DS shows off its mainstream crossover EV
You may have never seen Citroen's DS 3, but it's one of the most popular cars in Europe. When the company (actually a new, separate brand called DS) unveiled a crossover version called the D...
01:46 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Tesla hits Model 3 production goals for Q3
Today, Tesla reported that it met its ambitious Model 3 production goal for the third quarter of 2018. It produced 80,142 vehicles during Q3 of 2018, which is 50 percent more than the company's a...
01:31 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Apple Wallet now supports contact-free student ID cards
Apple has been promising support for contactless student ID cards ever since it unveiled iOS 12, and it's finally here a few weeks after the software itself. Students at Duke University, the Univ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Mozilla's Firefox Focus redesign includes search suggestions
Mozilla has given its privacy-focused mobile browser, the Firefox Focus, a makeover for both iOS 12 and the Google's newest mobile OS Android Pie. Both versions come with elements to fit each mob...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Google Home Mini gets a new minty-fresh color option
When the Google Home Mini debuted last year, it was available in a dark "Charcoal" grey, a lighter "Chalk" grey and a pinkish orange "Coral." Today, a week before Google&...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget The Freewrite Traveler lets authors battle writers block outside
Many authors can attest that writing isn't as simple as just sitting down at a computer and typing. A typical day might go more like this: check email, look at Facebook, tweet. You know, anything...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget This Hyperloop pod could carry passengers next year
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has unveiled its vision for a passenger capsule that will ferry people around the globe. The company has pulled the dust sheets from its first pod, called Quinter...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Sony will add in-program shopping to its TVs and Blu-ray players
It's about to become a little too easy to impulse-shop through your TV. Sony is partnering with Connekt to add a "Buy Now" button to its TVs and Blu-ray players. It'll start immedi...
12:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Peugeot's E-Legend concept EV is a futuristic throwback
Whatever image you might have of French cars, Peugeot's E-Legend concept EV is here to destroy that. Unveiled at the Paris Auto Show, the throwback vehicle is inspired by Peugeot's 504 Coupe...
12:02 pm -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Footage leaks of a mysterious Harry Potter RPG
You can now play Harry Potter on mobile, but if you're craving something more substantial, a new leak is sure to get your pulse racing. Redditor VapeThisBro has shared footage of an apparent new ...
11:35 am -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Neil Gaiman signs exclusive deal with Amazon Studios
Amazon Studios has signed an exclusive deal with Neil Gaiman, giving it first dibs on TV adaptations of the prolific author's work. Because Amazon operates its own streaming business, it means th...
11:05 am -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Kia's e-Niro crossover goes almost 300 miles on a charge
Kia has launched the e-Niro, an all-electric version of its hybrid Niro, with some pretty strong claims about the range. The Korean automaker says it can travel 485 km (301 miles) on a charge, which w...
10:36 am -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Amazon increases its minimum wage to $15
Amazon has announced that it will increase its minimum wage to $15 for all of its employees, starting November 1st. The company says that the move will benefit 250,000 staffers, as well as up to 100,0...
10:30 am -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Google's new game console is... Chrome?
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Now it's Microsoft's turn to unveil some new hardware. This morning, we'll dig into our expectations for today's Surface event and check out an...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Tile's new Bluetooth trackers come with replaceable batteries
Tile has been a household name in Bluetooth trackers for awhile now, with over 15 million Tiles sold over the past six years. But the one complaint that many customers have had about Tile trackers is ...
09:29 am -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Engineer spends $6,000 invalidating Waymo's lidar patents
An engineer with no connection to the self-driving industry has spent $6,000 of his own money to stop Alphabet's self-driving car business Waymo from patenting key technology. Following a challen...
08:00 am -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Renault's EZ-ULTIMO is a self-driving luxury lounge
With its last two concept cars, the EZ-GO and EZ-PRO, Renault focused on how autonomous cars could transport people and packages en masse, with a bit of style. With its latest car, the EZ-ULTIMO, the ...
07:40 am -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Smart unveils its oh-so-cute Forease urban EV concept
When Smart unveils a new concept car, you're guaranteed to see something lighthearted. The Mercedes-owned company has followed that edict to the "T" at the Paris Auto Show, unveiling th...
07:15 am -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget China's game approval freeze forces Tencent to restructure
Tencent hasn't been having a great time ever since China established a new regulator that brought game approvals to a standstill. Back in August, it had to pull Monster Hunter: World from the Chi...
06:10 am -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Seattle PD registry opens for residents worried about 'swatting'
The practice of 'swatting' has increasingly become a part of online harassment, and now the Seattle Police Department formalized a proactive measure for residents who think they might be a t...
02:44 am -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget Twitter touts its recent work to 'protect the integrity of elections'
It's almost the midterm elections in the US, and that means disinformation campaigns could be working overtime. Social networks have been introducing new features, rolling out changes and even as...
01:15 am -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'Assassin's Creed,' 'Doctor Who' and 'Walking Dead'
This week Doctor Who premieres with a new actor taking the lead role, while The Walking Dead lives up to its name with another new season. CBS All Access is streaming the first of its Short Treks tidb...
12:31 am -04 - Tue, October 2, 2018
Engadget NYC's security app is ready to protect your phone
You now have your chance to see just how well a New York City-backed mobile security app works in practice: the metropolis (and its tech partner Zimperium) has released NYC Secure for both Android and...
11:01 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Nest's simplified Thermostat E arrives in the UK for 199
Nest's Thermostat E arrived on the scene a little over a year ago, with its relatively simplistic, subtle design making it appear perhaps less prominent in your living space than other smart ther...
11:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Run an Empire turns exercise into an AR strategy game
The premise of Run an Empire is something familiar to fans of Civilization: take your society out of the mud and into the stars. But rather than leading your tribe from the comfort of your computer de...
10:35 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Marvels Runaways prepare to take down their evil parents in season 2
The second season of Marvel's Runaways is right around the corner, and a new teaser trailer is giving as a look at what's in store. When the first season wrapped up, the kids had escaped the...
10:04 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Infiniti 'dual-hybrid' concept car gathers heat to boost performance
Most hybrid cars are meant to save fuel and the planet. You can't say that about Infiniti's just-unveiled Project Black S concept, however -- here, it's all about speed. It's bui...
09:33 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Amazon may reveal its ad-supported IMDB streaming service this week
Rumors about an ad-supported video streaming service from Amazon have been swirling for a little while now, but it looks like the service is right around the corner. CNBC now reports that Amazon'...
09:02 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Humanoid construction robot installs drywall by itself
If Japan's Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Institute has its way, construction workers might be a thing of the past. Researchers have built HRP-5P, a humanoid bot that can handle a var...
08:31 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget NASA put Kepler back to sleep in hopes it will send data again
Kepler has been running low on fuel for some time, so much so that NASA even put the spacecraft into a sleep mode in July in order to make sure it had enough fuel to transmit data back to Earth. But t...
08:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget What Microsoft might unveil at its Surface event (and what it should)
Microsoft's Surface lineup has gone from being a messy, nearly unusable experiment to some of the best PCs on the market. The Surface and Surface Pro helped popularize the idea of hybrid tablet P...
07:39 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Lyft lets passengers provide feedback mid-trip
Lyft is rolling out a new feature that will let riders give feedback about their trip while they're still on it, Mashable reports. For now, it's only available for a small group of users and...
07:08 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Caavo's universal streaming remote packs machine vision for $100
Caavo's first shot at a smart universal remote (and the hub to match) was clever, but expensive -- at $399, you had to be a serious enthusiast to enjoy it. You might not have those qualms this t...
06:37 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Google's new Chrome extension rules improve privacy and security
Google has announced several rules aimed at making Chrome extensions safer and more trustworthy. Many extensions request blanket access to your browsing data, but you'll soon have the option to w...
06:06 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Instagram's new CEO is Facebook veteran Adam Mosseri
Instagram has a new leader after the abrupt exit of its co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. The social network has appointed Adam Mosseri (shown at center), a long-time Facebook veteran, as H...
05:50 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Google's Project Stream makes 'Assassin's Creed' playable in Chrome
Project Stream promises to deliver the holy grail to video game fans around the globe -- the ability to play the latest AAA games on any laptop or PC via a stable, no-lag streaming service. Google is ...
05:11 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget California requires companies to include women on their boards
On Sunday, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that will require publicly traded companies headquartered in the state to have women on their boards of directors. As per the law, by ...
04:34 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Netflix will be home to DC's 'Titans' outside of the US
DC Universe's streaming service is limited to the US for now, but that doesn't mean you'll be locked out of its flagship show. Netflix has reached a deal with Warner Bros. to stream Ti...
04:03 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Apples free Everyone Can Create curriculum is available on Apple Books
In March, Apple unveiled its Everyone Can Create curriculum, a program aimed at helping educators integrate drawing, music, video and photo skills into their lessons and assignments. Now, the company ...
03:32 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget YouTube ads will help you find showtimes during movie trailers
You can't officially escape YouTube ads unless you pay, but you'll soon get to do a lot more with those ads. YouTube is "exploring" ad extensions that go beyond basic business inf...
03:01 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Netflix might make a choose-your-own-adventure 'Black Mirror'
Apparently, Netflix isn't content with just being a leader in traditional entertainment. According to Bloomberg, the streaming service is exploring choose-your-own-ending style interactive conten...
02:38 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Red Dead Redemption 2s latest trailer teases first-person mode
The second Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer is here, and it gives us an even closer look at the gameplay for the highly anticipated video game. It shows off the different types of missions and activities...
02:15 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget HP made a laptop out of leather
What's more luxurious than a MacBook-esque metal laptop case? How about one that's made out of leather. That's what HP is betting on with the Spectre Folio, its latest slim convertible....
01:59 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Verizon switches on 'world's first' commercial 5G network
Verizon has announced the start of its "First on 5G" program, which the company says is the world's first commercial fifth-generation network. The program is only live in parts of Houst...
01:22 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget FBI forces suspect to unlock iPhone X with Face ID
In what may be a world first, the FBI has forced a suspect to unlock his iPhone X using Apple's Face ID feature. Agents in Columbus, Ohio entered the home of 28-year-old Grant Michalski, who was ...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget NHL redesigns its streaming app to bring you more of the action
ESPN+ may be Disney's main sports streaming service but NHL.TV is the online home for out-of-market ice hockey games. And with the new season about to get underway, the app is getting a redesign ...
12:31 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget There's a text adventure game hidden inside Google Search
We all love a good, elaborate Easter egg, and Google has gained a reputation for laying those around consistently over the years. The most recent one is an old-school text-based adventure game that yo...
12:02 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget easyJet owner wants to sue Netflix for calling a show 'Easy'
One of Europe's leading budget airlines is lawyering up to take Netflix to court over its Easy dramedy. The UK's easyJet -- which serves more than 30 countries, helping it rake in more than ...
12:02 pm -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget easyJet founder wants to sue Netflix for calling a show 'Easy'
One of Europe's leading budget airlines is lawyering up to take Netflix to court over its Easy dramedy. The UK's easyJet -- which serves more than 30 countries, helping it rake in more than ...
11:26 am -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget YouTube's miniplayer arrives to keep you watching while browsing
In March, YouTube began testing two video multi-tasking desktop features that served the same function: to help you browse while watching. It was clear then that a miniplayer was on the way. And seven...
10:44 am -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Another Google surprise spoiled
October already? Welcome to the Morning After as we unpack our coziest sweaters and drag out our space heaters in celebration. Over the weekend, we talked brain-to-brain networks, leaked Google hardwa...
10:00 am -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Google Maps' new commute tab plans every leg of your journey
When it's not debunking flat-earthers, Google Maps is busy pushing out updates. In the past few months alone, we've seen new groups, discovery and Yelp-style recommendation features (along w...
09:25 am -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget LG unveils one of the cheapest 4K HDR monitors yet
The price of gaming-oriented HDR monitors continues to drop, judging by a new model from LG. The 32UK550-B has 4K (3,840 x 2,160) resolution, supports HDR10, covers 95 percent of the DCI-P3 color rang...
07:25 am -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Canada launches fund to guarantee faster broadband in rural areas
Canada's CRTC set an aggressive target for the minimum definition of broadband in rural areas, but now appears to have backed off a bit, at least to start. With the launch of the $750 million Bro...
05:50 am -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Google Store launches mail-in repair service for Pixel devices
If you're in the US and have a broken Pixel device, you might be able to get Google itself to fix it for you instead of a third-party company. The Google Store has just opened a virtual Repair Ce...
03:58 am -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Artificial insemination used to breed lions for the first time
Artificial insemination isn't new, but the technique is still breaking new ground -- and it might just save one of the world's better known species. South Africa's University of Pretor...
02:48 am -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Cellphone and internet adoption may have peaked in the US
There's no question that technologies like cellphones and internet access have become ubiquitous, but they now appear to be hitting their peak in the US. Pew Research Center's latest techno...
01:40 am -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Google's Chrome OS tablet might support Windows 10
Google's rumored Chrome OS tablet may have an extra trick up its sleeve: namely, that you might not have to run Chrome OS at all. The 9to5Google team has discovered some code references indicatin...
01:34 am -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget CA governor signs net neutrality bill into law, Justice Department sues
A net neutrality bill that its sponsor Scott Weiner calls "the strongest in the nation" (after being restored to its original form) is now state law in California after being signed by gover...
12:32 am -04 - Mon, October 1, 2018
Engadget Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin beats key rival to rocket engine deal
Blue Origin is best known for its own rocket programs, but it just scored a deal that could make it an important name in the spaceflight industry. United Launch Alliance has chosen Blue Origin's...
11:25 pm -04 - Sun, September 30, 2018
Engadget Telegram desktop app leaked internet addresses when starting calls
Telegram has a reputation for privacy and security (much to the chagrin of some governments), but it's not immune to gaffes. Security researcher Dhiraj Mishra discovered that Telegram's desk...
10:15 pm -04 - Sun, September 30, 2018
Engadget New York City's WiFi kiosks have over 5 million users
New York City's high-speed WiFi kiosks have been around for a while, but just how many people are using them? Quite a few, in fact. The LinkNYC team has revealed that there were over 5 million ...
08:50 pm -04 - Sun, September 30, 2018
Engadget Surface Pro and Surface Laptop may only receive simple spec bumps
We hope you weren't expecting major overhauls of the Surface Pro and Surface Laptop at Microsoft's October 2nd event -- you might be disappointed. Sources for WinFuture have claimed that bo...
07:30 pm -04 - Sun, September 30, 2018
Engadget How to safely charge and store lithium drone batteries
By Signe BrewsterThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commis...
06:02 pm -04 - Sun, September 30, 2018
Engadget Brain-to-brain network allows three people to share their thoughts
There have been experiments in direct brain-to-brain communication before, but that's now extending to full-fledged networks. Researchers have developed a three-person brain network that lets pa...
04:31 pm -04 - Sun, September 30, 2018
Engadget EU now recognizes digital IDs across borders
If you're a European Union citizen, it just became that much easier to prove your identity -- wherever you happen to be in the region. The EU now officially supports cross-border recognition for ...
03:00 pm -04 - Sun, September 30, 2018
Engadget After Math: Hello Darkness, my old friend
Well, this week lasted years. While we weren't being bludgeoned by the cantankerous Kavanaugh confirmation hearings, we were learning about how 50 million Facebook users had their accounts hacked...
01:29 pm -04 - Sun, September 30, 2018
Engadget Tim Berners-Lee project gives you more control over web data
After incidents like Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal, it'd be understandable if you felt like your data wasn't really under your control. Web pioneer Tim Berners-Lee hopes to put...
11:38 am -04 - Sun, September 30, 2018
Engadget California's new laws bolster security for connected devices
California just raised the baseline for security in the Internet of Things... to a degree. Governor Jerry Brown has signed very similar Assembly and Senate bills that require hardware makers to inclu...
07:44 am -04 - Sun, September 30, 2018
Engadget App flaw let anyone access UK Conservative politicians' data
The UK Conservative party is learning a hard lesson about the importance of basic security measures in mobile apps. Users have discovered that you could log into the party's conference app using ...
03:58 am -04 - Sun, September 30, 2018
Engadget MoviePass test reactivates accounts if users don't opt out
Former MoviePass subscribers who thought they were able to evade the company's previous attempts at reactivating accounts without consent may want to check their emails. According to various soci...
02:33 am -04 - Sun, September 30, 2018
Engadget Best Buy inadvertently sold Google's next-gen Chromecast
Google is still having an absolutely lousy time keeping its October 9th announcements under wraps. Redditor GroveStreetHomie managed to buy the as yet unreleased third-generation Chromecast at a Best...
01:04 am -04 - Sun, September 30, 2018
Engadget Tesla reportedly met its ambitious quarterly Model 3 production goal
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is having a lousy week, but the company might have something to crow about. A source speaking to Electrek (historically accurate with these rumors) has reported that Tesla met its ...