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11:46 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Sidewalk Labs reveals site plan for smart neighborhood in Toronto
Sidewalk Labs' smart neighborhood in Toronto is edging closer to becoming a reality after it revealed the initial draft plan for the site. It's proposing that Quayside should be focused arou...
10:58 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget The tiny synth craze has gotten out of hand
Calculator watch fans rejoice: there's a new contraption that makes your wrist wear a little more useful. Audioweld has made what it claims is the first synthesizer watch -- which is appropriatel...
10:31 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget T-Mobile is launching mobile banking solution 'T-Mobile Money'
T-Mobile is getting back into the mobile banking game. The company is launching T-Mobile Money, a checking account that will offer perks to T-Mobile subscribers. The company hasn't officially ann...
10:09 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Hackers targeted Dell customer information in attempted attack
Earlier this month, hackers attempted to breach Dell's network and obtain customer information, according to the company. While it says there's no conclusive evidence the hackers were succes...
09:47 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Volkswagen plans a North America factory to build EVs
Volkswagen is planning a new factory in North America to build electric vehicles for the market, and the automaker is exploring potential sites. Scott Keogh, the new Volkswagen Group of America CEO, s...
09:22 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget YouTube expands its Instagram-style Stories to more creators
YouTube is rolling out its Instagram-style Stories feature to more creators starting today, according to a report from The Verge. The latest expansion of the feature, which YouTube first started testi...
09:03 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's redesigned Office icons reflect its move to the cloud
Microsoft's Office icons on Windows and the web have been conservative, to put it mildly. They've been functional things you click while you scramble to finish a business spreadsheet or sch...
08:45 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget White House to host innovation talk with tech CEOs
The White House is set to host a roundtable discussion next week that will include a number of tech CEOs, the Wall Street Journal reports. A White House email says those attending will discuss "b...
08:30 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $50 on a Philips Hue starter kit
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08:11 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Lyft will 'more than triple' Citi Bike's size in $100 million deal
Lyft has just completed its acquisition of the company behind Citi Bike, and it's not wasting any time ensuring it's a force to be reckoned with in the bike sharing world. The company has s...
07:36 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget NASA reveals companies that will help it return to the moon
Last year, President Trump signed a directive that tasked NASA with returning to the moon -- an effort that Vice President Pence and NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine have repeatedly backed. And that...
07:30 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget HP Spectre Folio review: This leather PC means business
Who needs a leather computer? When HP announced the Spectre Folio, the first notebook with a completely leather case, it seemed like a vain attempt at doing something different. But after spending a w...
07:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget BMW reveals its gorgeous convertible 8 Series
It's been nearly 20 years since the American market has had access to one of BMW's Grand Touring 8-series, but that wait is now nearly over. At the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday, B...
06:41 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Google's minty Home Mini arrives after month-long delay
Now that the Home Hub is widely available, Google is releasing its other smart speaker update this year: namely, that Aqua Home Mini it was supposed to ship in late October (yes, roughly a month ago)....
06:22 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget BMW considers electric-only mode for hybrids in zero-emissions areas
BMW has a problem: with cities planning to either create zero-emissions zones or even ban gas-powered cars entirely, how does it keep its vehicles on the road? By turning them into ad hoc electric ca...
06:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Up close with Kia's 2020 Niro and Soul EVs
Kia was not messing around at its LA Auto Show press conference on Wednesday, rolling out vehicle updates and new models left and right....
05:45 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget China halts scientist's gene-edited baby research
The scientific community and the world at large were rocked this week when researcher He Jiankui claimed he had created the world's first genetically edited babies. Using CRISPR/Cas9, He says he ...
05:23 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Facebook won't require political ad labels for news outlets
Earlier this year, Facebook announced and enacted a plan to require all political advertisements to carry a "Paid for by" label and be listed in an ad archive. Now the company is granting an...
05:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget SwiftKey for Android adds a handy search function to its toolbar
SwiftKey recently gave users the ability to translate conversations without having to leave their apps, and now it's making it easier to search the web. SwiftKey for Android has added a search fu...
04:30 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Hacking inner peace
1. Science classThe principal calls this a mindful school.Johane Ligond&eacute; is effusively warm but with the kind of emotional solidity you'd expect from someone who wakes each morning to ...
04:20 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Nine people charged with selling Samsung's curved display tech
Prosecutors in South Korea have indicted nine people and two companies for allegedly selling Samsung's curved-edge OLED display tech (which it uses in its flagship Galaxy phones) to a company in ...
03:59 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Airbnbs next project is building and selling houses
Back in 2016, Airbnb created an innovation lab called Samara, which was focused on rethinking housing and urban planning. Now, Samara has announced its new initiative -- a project dubbed Backyard that...
03:59 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Airbnbs next project is building houses
Back in 2016, Airbnb created an innovation lab called Samara, which was focused on rethinking housing and urban planning. Now, Samara has announced its new initiative -- a project dubbed Backyard that...
03:30 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget How to pick the best laptop
So you want to buy a new laptop. You know what you want, but maybe you don't know where to start or what features you should be looking for this year. After all, you don't want to get a new ...
03:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Sinemia brings back debit cards following complaints over fees
As MoviePass began to flounder amid mounting money woes, changing its model every few weeks and introducing new restrictions like surge pricing and limits on what films customers could see on any give...
02:30 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Urals electric motorcycle with a sidecar is weird but fun
Electric motors are extremely compact compared to their combustion-engine counterparts. As long as you have room for batteries and a controller, you can pretty much put them anywhere. That's what...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Google Assistant gets visual lyrics and more in big holiday update
Google is bringing a bunch of new features to its Assistant for the holidays, though you can probably thank Jeff Bezos, rather than Santa for them. The most notable feature is "visual lyrics"...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Plex now bundles Tidal's high-quality music streaming service
Going beyond your personal library of tunes, Plex is now offering access to high-quality music streaming service Tidal. Those willing to fork out $9.99 per month (or $8.99 for paying Plex Pass subscri...
01:26 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Twitter bans fake Putin account that the real Putin followed
Twitter has banned a fake Vladimir Putin account for impersonating the Russian leader. But in a bizarre turn of events, the real Putin had been following his imitator for the past several years, repor...
12:25 pm -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Sennheiser's headphone software could allow attackers to intercept data
Sennheiser's HeadSetup and HeadSetup Pro software poses a cybersecurity risk, according to a vulnerability disclosure from Germany's Secorvo Security Consulting. The headphone-maker is now u...
11:35 am -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Smart helmets and Google Fi on iPhone
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.The LA Auto Show is in full swing, and you absolutely must see Audi's slick E-Tron GT. In other news, Elon Musk's LA tunnel plans have changed, and Ninte...
11:15 am -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Starbucks is fixing its public WiFi porn problem
Starbucks says it will stop people from viewing explicit imagery over its public WiFi hotspots inside stores following years of pressure from anti-pornography group, Enough is Enough. The organization...
10:00 am -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget US Army to use Microsofts Hololens for combat missions
Microsoft's Hololens has already been used by a number of armies for training, but it's about to go to another level. The US Army has awarded Microsoft a $480 million contract to supply the ...
08:15 am -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget 'Console Wars' novel is being developed into a TV series
Console Wars, the non-fiction novel by Blake J. Harris on Nintendo and Sega's rivalry throughout the 1990s, is in development as a limited TV series, Deadline reports. It will be produced by Lege...
06:39 am -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget AR technology helps the blind navigate by making objects 'talk'
If you're blind, finding your way through a new area can sometimes be challenging. In the future, though, you might just need to wear a headset. Caltech researchers have developed a Cognitive A...
05:00 am -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget AI faithfully recreates paintings with the help of 3D printing
It's easy to get a basic reproduction of a painting, but getting a truly accurate copy is harder than you think. Modern 2D printers typically only have four inks to work with, which simply won&#...
03:57 am -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Samsung's 860 QVO brings multi-terabyte SSDs down to Earth
To date, buying a multi-terabyte solid-state drive has usually meant paying through the nose. It hasn't been uncommon to spend $1,000 or more to get a drive with capacity matching hard disks cos...
02:39 am -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Facebook thought about charging for access to user data
A key cache of internal Facebook documents is continuing to shed light on some of Facebook's past thinking. Thanks to an unredacted court filing, the Wall Street Journal has obtained emails from...
01:53 am -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Nintendo ends 'Creators' program that restricted video sharing
In response to the popularity of shared game clips, Let's Play video and live streams, Nintendo launched a Creators Program that aimed to take a cut of the profits when people made video using it...
01:18 am -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Google Fis iPhone debut comes with caveats
Three years after its debut, Google's Fi is no longer just a "project." The company announced today that its wireless service has matured enough to not only get a rebrand but also much ...
12:49 am -05 - Thu, November 29, 2018
Engadget Nubia's latest gaming phone comes with up to 10GB of RAM
Mobile gaming has come a long way from Candy Crush, with more graphically intense games and esports coming to smartphones in recent years. Chinese manufacturer Nubia is looking to service the gamer-on...
11:56 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Nike uses AR to tease its biggest Jordan launch of the year
If it wasn't already clear that Nike sees augmented reality as a big deal for footwear, it is now. The company is using AR inside its SNKRS app to offer a peek at its biggest shoe release of the...
10:54 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Facebook tests the ability to block certain words on your wall
If you're looking to keep certain content from ever appearing on your Facebook wall, there might be a feature in the pipeline for you. Computer science student Jane Manchun Wong discovered code o...
10:23 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget EU aims to be 'climate neutral' by 2050
European countries have already vowed to take significant steps to curb their effect on the climate, but they're now setting a more ambitious target. The European Union now hopes to achieve a &q...
09:52 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Disney introduces Star Wars to kids with a series of animated shorts
If you've wanted to bring your kids into the world of Star Wars but weren't entirely sure if they were ready for the movies, Disney's upcoming animated shorts might be your answer. On N...
09:31 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget US charges Iranian hackers over $30 million ransomware spree
The US is attempting to hold the creators of the infamous SamSam ransomware to account. A federal grand jury has revealed indictments against two Iranian men, Mohammad Mansouri and Faramarz Savandi, ...
09:08 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget A closer look at DJI's Osmo Pocket camera
DJI has become known for offering some of the best gimbal setups for video creators, and its latest product is quite promising. The new Osmo Pocket, which leaked earlier today, is a 12-megapixel camer...
09:04 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget The next watchOS update will reportedly include the ECG app
One of the main features Apple announced for Apple Watch Series 4 was an electrocardiogram app, which could help you detect an irregular heart rhythm. While it wasn't included with the Watch Seri...
08:39 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Instagram adds new photo descriptions for visually impaired users
Instagram announced today a plan to make its platform more accessible for visually impaired users. The company is introducing alternative text for photos that provide a description of a given image. T...
08:20 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Amazon is inserting sponsored products into baby registries
Parents putting together baby registries on Amazon have begun to notice a pesky problem, one that has resulted in parents receiving items they neither listed nor wanted. The online retailer has been p...
08:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Audis pure electric E-Tron GT is beautiful and fast
Audi's electrified E-Tron lineup just got a bit more crowded. The automaker's new impressive-looking E-Tron GT is sure to become an instant favorite for not just Audi fans, but anyone that&#...
07:40 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget BMW officially unveils its Vision iNext concept SAV
Remember BMW's vision of the future that we previewed this past September at an SFO airfield? Well, now everybody knows about it because BMW revealed the Vision iNext to the world on Tuesday, ahe...
07:30 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Airstreams smart home away from home
When you think Airstream, the picture in your mind is of the Classic silver trailer. The iconic aluminum tube design has been relatively unchanged since the Airstream Clipper was introduced way back i...
07:15 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget DJIs stabilized Osmo Pocket camera costs $349
DJI has unveiled its Osmo Pocket camera -- a tiny three-axis stabilized camera that can shoot 12-megapixel photographs and 4K video at up to 60fps. The company announced its new camera at a "Beca...
06:56 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Toyota's 2019 Prius will offer electric all-wheel drive
As efficient as it is, the Prius probably isn't your first pick if you need a car that can navigate a snowy backroad. You might have to rethink your assumptions, though. Toyota is introducing the...
06:42 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Sling adds Discovery, Science to its lineup
Sling TV's line up of available channels is getting bigger. The streaming TV service is adding nine new channels from Discovery Networks that offer live and on-demand content, including the flags...
06:18 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Federal Trade Commission agrees to investigate loot boxes
The Federal Trade Commission has agreed to investigate loot boxes in games, along with their impact on kids. The agency's commissioners committed to the probe after Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) r...
06:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Nikes new PlayStation sneakers pay homage to Sonys classic console
The first week of December couldn't get much better for PlayStation fans. On top of the launch of Sony's miniature PS Classic on December 3rd, Nike also has something in store for them in th...
05:32 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Facebook's expanded local news strategy includes government alerts
Facebook is expanding its efforts to promote local news, and this now includes potentially vital information. The social network has started testing local alerts from both government bodies and first...
05:15 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget The offbeat stuff from our holiday gift guide
You could always buy someone in your life headphones, a fitness tracker or a camera as a gift this holiday season. But if you're shopping for the sort of early adopter who likely already has ever...
05:01 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget VW wants to ensure EVs are delivering your packages
Typically at auto shows, the focus is on vehicles consumers can buy in the future. Or at least in the case of concepts, ideas that'll trickle down into cars you can purchase in about five years. ...
04:41 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Porsche's latest 911 knows when it's on a wet road
Porsche may pitch the 911 as a pure driver's car, but that doesn't mean it will turn down technological assistants that could get you out of a jam. The company has unveiled the eighth-genera...
04:22 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget A federal privacy draft bill could arrive in early 2019
A federal privacy bill draft may arrive early next year, which could pave the way for a US version of the European Union's strict General Data Protection Regulation rules. Democratic Senator Rich...
04:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Tesla celebrates one billion Autopilot-assisted miles
Vehicle companies are big fans of marking achievements by mileage. Google's self-driving vehicles clocked up 1.2 million miles without getting a ticket back in 2015, earlier this year Waymo annou...
04:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Google Fi wireless service finally works with iPhones
If you're an iPhone users looking to change mobile carriers, you have one more option to add to your list. Google is finally expanding its Project Fi wireless service to support Apple's flag...
03:46 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget New Zealand blocks wireless carrier from using Huawei equipment
New Zealand officials have blocked a major telecom carrier in the country from using Huawei equipment in its upcoming 5G mobile network, the New York Times reports. The company, Spark, said in a state...
03:01 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget 'Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight' damaged my fictional friendships
Finishing a Japanese role-playing game is always bittersweet. There's a feeling of euphoria, of course, that comes with beating a final boss and watching the credits roll. But it also means sayin...
02:41 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Elon Musks Boring Company abandons plan for LA Westside test tunnel
Elon Musk's Boring Company is ditching plans to build a 2.5-mile test tunnel underneath Los Angeles' 405 freeway and Sepulveda Boulevard. The controversial project had been the focus of a la...
02:22 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Jarvish's smart motorbike helmets hit Kickstarter with deep discounts
Jarvish announced two new smart motorcycle helmets earlier this year -- the Jarvish X and Jarvish X-AR, which offer a plethora of helpful riding features, such as voice activation and support for Siri...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Unagi's high-end electric scooter is a mix of design and power
I place one foot onto the narrow deck and briskly push with the other. As I press a lever with my right thumb, the handlebars I'm gripping jolt forward. Fortunately, the handlebars aren't at...
01:31 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget FBI and Google dismantle multi-million dollar ad fraud scheme
A massive ad-fraud operation that hijacked nearly two million devices and involved 5,000 counterfeit websites has been dismantled by the FBI, Google and bot-detection firm White Ops. The eight men inv...
01:01 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Up close with Rivians R1T electric adventure truck
After nine years of design and development, automotive startup Rivian unveiled not one but two new electric vehicles (each with Level 3 autonomy no less) at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show on Tuesday. ...
12:16 pm -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget This reusable coffee cup has contactless payments built in
The UK's love of takeaway coffee is causing a huge waste problem, with less than 1 percent of disposable coffee cups being recycled. But Costa thinks it has a solution that will not only get you ...
11:30 am -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Netflix's 'Cowboy Bebop' remake
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Good morning! Even more good news for anime fans with a Netflix sub. This time, it's Cowboy Bebop. There's also plenty of reports from the LA Auto Show, ...
11:00 am -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget LG drafts in its TV chief to save its mobile business
LG is shaking things up with a leadership change to its troubled mobile unit and the launch of two new divisions, dedicated to robotics and autonomous vehicles respectively. The company's smartph...
10:30 am -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Google CEO Sundar Pichai will testify in Congress on December 5th
Republican politicians, most notably US President Donald Trump, have strongly criticized Google for bias against conservatives. "There's a lot of interest in their algorithm, how those algor...
09:30 am -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget DJI leak reveals teeny-tiny Osmo Pocket gimbal
DJI looks set to unveil a tiny gimbal-based action camera that will compete with the GoPro Hero 7, according to several leaks. Called the DJI Osmo Pocket camera, it will supposedly pack a 1/2.3-inch s...
08:36 am -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Brian Eno's music creation app is coming to Android, 10 years late
If you remember the early days of Apple's App Store, you might remember Bloom, Brian Eno's "generative music" app. It showed the potential of the smartphone as an artistic tool at ...
07:42 am -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Lincoln's 2020 Aviator SUV kneels to greet its driver
The Lincoln Motor Company is making its presence known at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show, unveiling the latest iteration of its popular Aviator line of SUVs, along with its upgraded version dubbed the...
07:12 am -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Netflix's 'Criminal' series will never leave the interrogation room
Netflix is still determined to show that it doesn't have to conform to TV tropes. The company has ordered a police procedural, Criminal, with more than a few hooks. Most notably, it's set ...
05:44 am -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Netflix is making a live-action 'Cowboy Bebop' series
Continuing on an apparent quest to secure the loyalty of classic anime fans, Netflix is following up yesterday's Evangelion news by acquiring a new version of Cowboy Bebop. This time it's do...
04:51 am -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget LG starts teasing 2019's OLED TVs
It must be close to CES time, because once again LG is talking about next year's TVs. In a post touting the Alpha processors that drive its various displays, it revealed that in 2019 its high-end...
03:31 am -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Google's fast Bluetooth pairing feature works across multiple devices
Google is updating its Fast Pair feature on Android and Chromebooks to let you simultaneously pair compatible Bluetooth devices with phones, tablets and laptops that share the same Google account. Whe...
01:37 am -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Here's what you can do in the 'Red Dead Online' beta
As promised, the Red Dead Online beta is starting to roll out -- and it's now clear just what you'll encounter if you join. Rockstar has posted details of what the beta entails, and it'...
12:39 am -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget YouTube to scale back original shows as it focuses on free viewing
YouTube might not be quite so keen on original shows as it has in the past. Hollywood Reporter sources claim YouTube is planning to scale back its volume of original scripted programming starting in ...
12:04 am -05 - Wed, November 28, 2018
Engadget Sprint and HTC will release a 5G hotspot in 2019
Sprint isn't pinning all its 5G hopes on a single LG smartphone. The carrier has announced plans to release an HTC-made 5G "mobile smart hub" sometime in the first half of 2019. The t...
10:50 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Interactive 'Minecraft' adventure is now available on Netflix
When developer Telltale Games laid off most of its staff in September, it temporarily retained a skeleton crew to finish up work on a Netflix version of Minecraft: Story Mode. The first three episodes...
10:41 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Amazons next healthcare move is software that can mine medical records
Amazon is offering a new software that can mine medical records for information, the Wall Street Journal reports. The software can reportedly scan digitized patient records and pull out data, a servic...
10:19 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget The next year of 'Destiny 2' starts with Black Armory on December 4th
When Bungie first talked about the future of Destiny 2 after Forsaken, it didn't say much beyond acknowledging that you'd get three big doses of content through the annual pass. Now, the st...
09:48 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Spotify may be close to launching in India
Spotify is already the most popular music streaming service in most major markets and it's looking to widen the gap. The Swedish tech firm has reportedly secured deals with many of the largest mu...
09:24 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget You can finally gift items to your friends in 'Fortnite'
Just in time for the holidays, Epic Games is introducing the ability to gift items to other players in the unfathomably popular Fortnite: Battle Royale. The feature is part of update version 6.31 -- u...
09:15 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget The US government knows climate change is ravaging the planet
Hurricane Katrina claimed nearly 2,000 lives when it struck the Gulf Coast of the United States in 2005, submerging New Orleans in floodwater and devastating the region for more than a decade. It was ...
09:03 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Facebook Gaming launches charity livestreams
Just in time for Giving Tuesday, Facebook is introducing new features for charity livestreaming on its Facebook Gaming platform. Gamers who broadcast on Facebook Gaming will be able to set up fundrais...
08:42 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Audi and Disney are creating media for self-driving cars
If and when fully autonomous cars hit the road in earnest, you're going to have a lot of free time on your hands. Audi and Disney think they can fill that void, though. In a chat with CNET, the...
08:15 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Dolby Dimension review: Excellent sound, exorbitant price
Dolby has been delivering 3D sound to people's living rooms through other companies' Atmos-equipped soundbars and systems for years. So it's no surprise the company is harnessing some o...
08:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Automotive startup Rivian unveils an electric truck and SUV
Electrified SUVs are popping up everywhere. So it's no surprise that automotive startup Rivian has unveiled one of its own, the R1S. More exciting is the company's electron-powered pickup tr...
07:34 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget The first 'Assassin's Creed Odyssey' DLC episode arrives next week
"Legacy of the First Blade," the first of two Assassin's Creed Odyssey DLC expansion storylines, starts next week with its first episode. "Hidden" arrives December 4th and kic...
07:13 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget YouTube will remove all pop-up annotations on January 15th
Back in March 2017, YouTube announced that it would be retiring annotations, those boxes that pop up during a video with links and additional information. It discontinued the annotations editor in May...
06:49 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Amazons The Grand Tour returns for a third season January 18th
Amazon Prime Video's The Grand Tour is coming back for a third season and it's full of the hijinks you've come to expect from Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. A new trail...
06:25 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Netflix will take on Roald Dahl classics like The BFG and Matilda'
Roald Dahl's stories are headed to Netflix, as the company just announced a major deal with The Roald Dahl Story Company. A number of the author's beloved stories, including Charlie and the ...
06:03 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget UK politician claims Facebook knew of Russian data harvesting in 2014
The UK Parliament's seizure of internal Facebook documents is already leading to trouble for the social network. Digital Culture, Media and Sport committee chairman Damian Collins has alleged th...
05:41 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Amazon says Cyber Monday was its biggest shopping day ever
Amazon claims Cyber Monday was its biggest shopping day ever -- it previously said Prime Day in July this year was its largest shopping event. Over the five days from Thanksgiving to Monday, Amazon cu...
05:30 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Luminar and Volvo use LiDAR to figure out pedestrian activity
Trying to figure out what a vehicle or pedestrian is about to do is tough enough for human drivers. But it's something that the AI systems that end up in autonomous vehicles will have to figure o...
05:18 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Waymo reportedly returns safety drivers to its autonomous cars
Waymo is reportedly rolling out additional safety measures for its self-driving vehicle fleets, reintroducing safety drivers and installing cameras to monitor driver fatigue. The Information reports t...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Google Pixel Slate preview: Chrome OS still needs a keyboard
Google has made a couple of excellent but expensive Chromebooks over the years. The Pixel Slate is the company's first Chrome OS tablet, though. A few years ago, such a device would have been bor...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget YouTube Music and Premium now offer student discounts
If YouTube Music is going to compete with Spotify and Apple Music on price, it's going to need discounts for the student set. Thankfully, they've just turned up -- you can now subscribe to ...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Mood-enhancing Auri light packs Alexa smart home control
Wellness-oriented smart lights and scent diffusers have been around for a while. They don't always play nicely with modern smart homes, though, and Ling Technology aims to address that. It'...
04:37 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Amazon Web Services begins using more efficient ARM-based server chips
Amazon's cloud business, Amazon Web Services (AWS), is launching ARM-based servers for its EC2 cloud computing service, the company announced on Monday at its re:Invent conference in Las Vegas....
04:15 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget The best Cyber Monday 2018 deals you can still get
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04:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Kickstarter wants creators to be more environmentally friendly
Kickstarter announced today that it is partnering with the Environmental Defense Fund for a new initiative that will encourage creators to be more mindful of the environment. The crowdfunding company ...
03:43 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Google pulls gender pronouns from Gmail Smart Compose to reduce bias
Gmail's Smart Compose can save you valuable time when you're firing off a quick message, but don't expect it to refer to people as "him" or "her" -- Google is playin...
03:21 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget NBCUniversal is using machine learning to make ads more relevant
Advertisers have been targeting their messages to relevant media for as long as advertising has existed. Kids' TV channels are awash with toy commercials, breaks during wedding shows are full of ...
03:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget One's Smart Piano helped me play, but not understand
As a kid, I was given a book about a famous doctor who may or may not have been Albert Schweitzer. The first chapter is how he, as a young boy, learned the value of practice from his music teacher. It...
02:52 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Google employees plan walkout over censored Chinese search engine
Just weeks after Google employees walked out of offices to protest the way the company dealt with claims of sexual misconduct, Google is bracing itself for another worldwide protest. This time, it...
02:29 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite' now has over 200 million players
It was a big deal when Fortnite racked up 40 million players by mid-January, but that figure now seems downright quaint. As of November, Epic Games' battle royale shooter has obtained 200 millio...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Keyto breath analyzer promises to keep your keto diet on track
The low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet has become increasingly popular in recent years. Keyto is looking to capitalize on the dietary trend by launching a smart breath analyzer and accompanying mobile ...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Facebook expands Watch Party to Pages and profiles
Earlier this year, Facebook launched Watch Party, a way for members of Facebook Groups to watch videos together, and since then, more than 12 million Watch Parties have been hosted on the platform. No...
01:29 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Audi teases its E-Tron GT sedan
Audi has teased the E-Tron GT sedan, and confirmed that it will reveal the entire car tomorrow, November 28th, at the LA Auto Show, according to Bild. The E-Tron GT will be Audi's flagship EV and...
01:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Hulu extends its 99-cents-per-month Black Friday offer
Most of the Black Friday / Cyber Monday deals have evaporated, but Hulu's surprising offer for the weekend will be around for a few more hours. In a pitch to both new and returning customers, the...
12:15 pm -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Uber fined 385,000 in the UK for 2016 cyber-attack
Uber has been fined &pound;385,000 ($491,000) by the UK's privacy watchdog for "failing to protect" the personal info of around 2.7 million UK users during a cyber attack in 2016. T...
11:45 am -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: InSight arrives on Mars, LG's 16-camera smartphone
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We might already be living in a future world that includes humans who have been subject to gene editing, or we might not. We'll explain. Also, there's a ...
11:23 am -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Sony is developing a new kind of game cartridge
Sony didn't see the success it had hoped for with the PlayStation Vita, but despite claims back in 2015 that there wouldn't be a sequel, the company announced earlier this year it wasn'...
10:15 am -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Lime begins its UK push with dockless e-bikes
While dockless bike and scooter startups tussle with state regulators here in the US, they're making inroads overseas. So it goes with Lime, which just launched in the UK by bringing a fleet of i...
08:56 am -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Huawei is working on a smartphone with a circular camera cutout
With manufacturers trying to make bezel-free smartphones, the dreaded notch has become the most popular way to install front-facing selfie cameras. We're about to see an all-new design, though, i...
07:15 am -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Moto G7 Play surfaces at the FCC with a display notch
If Motorola thinks it can escape its recent history of leaks that spoil virtually everything, it has another thing coming. The Moto G7 Play has popped up at the FCC, and the filing (discovered by Droi...
05:24 am -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget NASA's Insight lander delivers its first clear photo from Mars
Earlier today the Insight lander successfully touched down on Mars, and it's already crushing the 'gram. Signals indicating that its solar panels had opened and were generating power came ba...
03:30 am -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget 'Evangelion' will make its 'global streaming debut' on Netflix in 2019
Today in Tokyo Netflix announced another set of releases for its flood of content next year and focused specifically on the anime genre. The most familiar name on the list is Neon Genesis Evangelion, ...
02:43 am -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget Venmo lost a lot of cash due to payment fraud
Venmo apparently had a good reason for disabling web payments and temporarily shutting off instant money transfers -- it was losing money hand over fist. The Wall Street Journal has obtained document...
01:45 am -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'Nightflyers,' 'Truth About Killer Robots' and 'Searching'
This week college football rolls into the conference championship rounds, while science fiction fans can check out the latest George R.R. Martin adaptation, Nightflyers. Unlike most cable shows it wil...
12:00 am -05 - Tue, November 27, 2018
Engadget The best Cyber Monday deals 2018: The evening edition
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11:03 pm -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget Roland's latest iOS app syncs music with video clips
If you're a dance music fan, you know that the videos of DJ gigs are sometimes as important as the performances themselves. They capture the electricity of the set and might just convince you to...
10:34 pm -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget The first global drone standards have been revealed
As drone use grows, rules and regulations remain in flux and vary among jurisdictions. Last month, for instance, the Federal Aviation Administration granted operators of certain drones approval to fly...
09:55 pm -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget Amazon opens up its internal machine learning training to everyone
Amazon announced today that it's making the machine learning courses it uses to train its engineers available to everybody for free. The coursework is tailored to four major groups -- developers,...
09:26 pm -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget Google Maps supports adding hashtags to reviews
Google has introduced a new feature to Maps that will make business reviews more useful. Now, users who leave reviews for local establishments can include hashtags in their write-ups and readers can t...
09:07 pm -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget Nintendo has a piracy problem with 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate'
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is still two weeks away from being released, but a fully playable version of the game has already leaked online. Cut scenes, hidden content and parts of the game's soun...
08:48 pm -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget Microsoft briefly surpassed Apple as world's most valuable company
Apple's reign as the world's most valuable company might be in jeopardy. Microsoft briefly claimed the title on November 26th after its market cap surpassed Apple's, climbing to $812.9...
07:56 pm -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget NASAs InSight lander has arrived on Mars
NASA's InSight lander has touched down on Mars, completing its over six-month journey to the planet. InSight, which stands for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat ...
07:45 pm -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget The best Cyber Monday 2018 deals: The afternoon edition
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07:45 pm -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget The best Cyber Monday 2018 deals
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07:02 pm -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget Half of phishing sites trick you into thinking they're 'secure'
You can't assume that a site is honest because it has that "secure" padlock in the address bar, and PhishLabs just illustrated why. The anti-phishing company has determined that 49 per...
06:25 pm -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget Do you really need a tablet?
Tablets aren't the hot commodity they once were, but that's not because the tablets themselves have gotten worse. Steady progress by smartphone and PC makers means the sweet spot that those ...
05:42 pm -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget GM cuts workers and plants as it shifts focus to electric vehicles
General Motors announced today that is planning to lay off 15 percent of its contract workers, shutter five plants in North America, and discontinue production on six vehicle models next year. The mov...
05:20 pm -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget 'Red Dead Online' beta test launches on November 27th
You're about to learn how well Red Dead Redemption 2 works as a multiplayer game -- as hinted back in September, Rockstar Games is launching the beta for Red Dead Online this week. Just when you...
04:12 pm -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget Supreme Court hears arguments in Apple App Store price fixing suit
Apple now has its last chance to fend off a lawsuit accusing it of price fixing on the App Store. The US Supreme Court is hearing arguments from Apple on November 26th as the company rejects claims t...
03:10 pm -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget Russia may fine Google for failing to remove banned websites
Russia's internet watchdog, Roskomnadzor, is looking to fine Google for failing to remove banned websites from its search results. The agency has filed charges against the company and Google coul...
02:29 pm -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget Amazon closes its restaurant delivery service in the UK
Remember Amazon's takeout and delivery service? The e-retailer's UberEats and GrubHub rival is reportedly set to close in London following competition from local counterpart Deliveroo roughl...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget The best home theater gifts
There's a good chance you know someone who could use a home theater upgrade. Their TV doesn't support the latest streaming services, and the audio quality from the set's built-in speake...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget Automotive startup Rivian unveils an electric truck and SUV
Electrified SUVs are popping up everywhere. So it's no surprise that automotive startup Rivian has unveiled one of its own, the R1S. More exciting is the company's electron-powered pickup tr...
12:30 pm -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget Game developer Rebellion is opening its own UK film and TV studio
The UK game developer behind Sniper Elite is opening its own film studio where it plans to shoot a Judge Dredd TV series and Rogue Trooper film. Rebellion, which also created the PSVR tank shooter Bat...
11:27 am -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: A '70 percent' chance Musk will move to Mars
Welcome to this Cyber Monday morning. Elon Musk thinks there's a big chance he'd move to Mars, there's a hotel with a gadget ban poolside and Drake's Fortnite account might have be...
10:55 am -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget Chinese scientist claims he edited babies' genes with CRISPR
A Chinese scientist claims to have created the world's first genetically-edited babies using the CRISPR/Cas9 tool. He Jiankui (pictured) told the Associated Press that twin girls, Lulu and Nana, ...
09:05 am -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget LG imagines a smartphone with no less than 16 camera lenses
If the five cameras on LG's V40 ThinQ seemed like a lot to you, how about 16? The Korean company may be working on a smartphone camera with that many lenses, according to a recently filed patent ...
07:32 am -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget Volvo's self-driving trucks will haul limestone from a mine
Sometimes, it's the least glamorous uses of self-driving tech that can be the most important. Volvo has struck a deal that will have six of its autonomous trucks carrying limestone from a Br&...
05:12 am -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget Elon Musk says there's a '70 percent' chance he'll move to Mars
Elon Musk has talked about personally heading to Mars before, but how likely is he to make the trip, really? Well, he just put a number on it. In an interview for the Axios on HBO documentary series, ...
03:36 am -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget Someone may have hacked Drake's 'Fortnite' account
Drake is a fairly knowledgeable Fortnite player, but he might have a thing or two to learn about online security. While famed game streamer Ninja was running a charity event on November 23rd, a "...
02:05 am -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget Mobile internet is faster than WiFi in 33 countries
It's tempting to assume that a good WiFi hotspot will outpace modern cellular data, but that's not necessarily true -- in some countries, WiFi might be more of a pain. OpenSignal has conduc...
12:35 am -05 - Mon, November 26, 2018
Engadget Watch NASA's InSight land on Mars tomorrow starting at 2PM ET
After a months-long journey, NASA's InSight lander is poised to touch down on Mars -- and you'd better believe NASA is offering plenty of ways to tune in. It's delivering live coverage ...
11:04 pm -05 - Sun, November 25, 2018
Engadget Google settles with contractor over alleged racial discrimination
As much as Google talks about being inclusive of other cultures, it might have some more work to do. The Guardian has learned that Google recently settled a racial discrimination claim from a British ...
09:35 pm -05 - Sun, November 25, 2018
Engadget Ohio is the first state to accept bitcoin for paying business taxes
There's a lot of legal uncertainty in the US surrounding cryptocurrency, but Ohio is pressing forward. As of this week, it'll be the first state to accept bitcoin for paying tax bills. The W...
08:03 pm -05 - Sun, November 25, 2018
Engadget Orbiter flaw may have ruled out some signs of water on Mars
You might not want to get too excited about the prospects of finding water on Mars. A recently published study has determined that the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's approach to handling water da...
06:30 pm -05 - Sun, November 25, 2018
Engadget The best Christmas lights
By Doug MahoneyThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commissi...
05:00 pm -05 - Sun, November 25, 2018
Engadget The 'Proving Grounds track gives every car a chance to be a winner
The Nurburgring track is the de facto bar for testing cars. Lamborghinis, Porsches, and Ferraris all fly around the asphalt altar and post impressive numbers. It's built for insanely fast cars, a...
03:30 pm -05 - Sun, November 25, 2018
Engadget After Math: To all the turkeys I loved before
The holiday season has officially kicked into high gear, which means it's time to gather around the hearth, count your blessings and quietly roll your eyes as uncle Jerry launches once again into...
02:00 pm -05 - Sun, November 25, 2018
Engadget How to find the best laptop bag
As with any tech accessory, when it comes to laptop bags, one is largely spoiled for choice: From colored Cordura backpacks and canvas messengers to leather briefcases, there is a plethora of options ...
11:56 am -05 - Sun, November 25, 2018
Engadget Netflix and Warner Bros. settle with Satanists over 'Sabrina' statue
If you guessed that Netflix and Warner Bros. would rather not entangle themselves in a $150 million lawsuit from the Satanic Temple over a statue... you guessed correctly. The companies have settled ...
06:45 am -05 - Sun, November 25, 2018
Engadget Turner had to stream Woods-Mickelson golf event for free due to glitch
Online pay-per-view events are increasingly common, but it's clear they still have some technical hurdles to clear. Turner's Bleacher Report was forced to offer a free stream for a much-hyp...
03:10 am -05 - Sun, November 25, 2018
Engadget Over a third of online Black Friday purchases came from phones
If you spent Black Friday hunting for deals on your smartphone, you're not the only one. Adobe analysts have determined that just over a third (33.5 percent) of online Black Friday sales were co...
01:37 am -05 - Sun, November 25, 2018
Engadget UK Parliament seizes internal Facebook documents
The UK Parliament is determined to get to the bottom of Facebook's data privacy practices, whether or not Mark Zuckerberg is willing to testify. Digital Culture, Media and Sport committee (DCMS)...
12:03 am -05 - Sun, November 25, 2018
Engadget Logitech may be close to buying Plantronics for over $2 billion
Logitech isn't done trying to rule the personal audio world just because it has Astro, Jaybird and Ultimate Ears under its belt. Reuters sources have claimed that the peripheral maker is in talks...
12:03 am -05 - Sun, November 25, 2018
Engadget Logitech may be close to buying Plantronics (updated)
Logitech isn't done trying to rule the personal audio world just because it has Astro, Jaybird and Ultimate Ears under its belt. Reuters sources have claimed that the peripheral maker is in talks...
10:29 pm -05 - Sat, November 24, 2018
Engadget Facebook will send policy VP to testify in UK instead of Zuckerberg
Facebook might have turned down the UK parliament's request for Mark Zuckerberg to testify, but it will be sending someone in his place. The government's Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (...
09:00 pm -05 - Sat, November 24, 2018
Engadget Luxury resort bans gadgets at swimming pool to create guest 'haven'
Look, as great as it is to have all these fancy laptops and smartphones around us, sometimes we can become too attached to them. And when you're on vacation, you just have to find a way to break ...
07:35 pm -05 - Sat, November 24, 2018
Engadget Superconducting tape could lead to lower-cost wind power
Wind power is limited in part by how expensive it can be to make each turbine. You may need roughly a ton of rare earth metals per machine... and that adds up. It could soon be much less expensive, ...
06:03 pm -05 - Sat, November 24, 2018
Engadget New York spurs EV sales with fast chargers and lower power rates
Federal electric car tax credits might disappear (if just due to strong sales), but that isn't preventing individual states from stepping up. New York has unveiled a string of programs that it h...
04:29 pm -05 - Sat, November 24, 2018
Engadget Samsung reaches final settlement with cancer-stricken employees
After 11 years of controversy, Samsung has apologized for creating an unsafe work environment that resulted in a number of former employees contracting leukemia and other cancers, according to the Ass...
03:00 pm -05 - Sat, November 24, 2018
Engadget Airstreams Nest is a cozy, futuristic trailer
Even if you've never thought about splurging on a travel trailer, you've probably lusted after an Airstream. The aluminum homes away from home glisten as they are towed down highways and bac...
02:00 pm -05 - Sat, November 24, 2018
Engadget Ask Engadget: Should I buy a retro gaming console?
The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Ch...
01:30 pm -05 - Sat, November 24, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: A $3 billion walk
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your holiday weekend. While some of us recover from binge eating and shopping, we'll look at back at highlight stories from the week, as well some ...
11:05 am -05 - Sat, November 24, 2018
Engadget UK to get self-driving buses and taxis by 2021
The UK won't sit idly by while the US, Japan and China put self-driving vehicles on their roads. The country's government has announced an ambitious driverless public transport plan for 2021...
08:09 am -05 - Sat, November 24, 2018
Engadget DJI makes its Ronin S gimbal more useful with 9 new accessories
We called DJI's DSLR and mirrorless Ronin S gimbal "essential YouTube equipment," and it just got even more so with nine new accessories. The most interesting for filmmakers is the $169...
05:02 am -05 - Sat, November 24, 2018
Engadget The US is warning other countries against using Huawei's 5G tech
Back in October, American politicians asked Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to reconsider Huawei's involvement in his country's 5G plans. Turns out Canada isn't the only US ally ...
03:29 am -05 - Sat, November 24, 2018
Engadget Brain implant lets paralyzed people turn thoughts into text
Three people paralyzed from the neck down have been able to use unmodified computer tablets to text friends, browse the internet and stream music, thanks to an electrode array system called BrainGate2...
01:57 am -05 - Sat, November 24, 2018
Engadget NTT DoCoMo and Mitsubishi hit fastest 5G in-car speeds yet
With the first 5G phones expected in 2019, carriers in the US and abroad are busy laying the groundwork for faster data speeds. Japan's three biggest mobile networks are aiming for a similar time...
12:24 am -05 - Sat, November 24, 2018
Engadget The best Black Friday deals 2018: The evening edition
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10:39 pm -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget NASA sets a date for first SpaceX crew capsule test flight
The race between Boeing and SpaceX to launch their first crewed space missions is heating up. NASA has announced an updated schedule for the two companies on the road to sending astronauts to space fr...
09:30 pm -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget Federal climate change study says US at risk of 'substantial damages'
Now that US federal agencies have determined that humans are driving climate change, they're turning their attention to the potential effects of that change... and it's not looking good. Th...
08:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget The best Black Friday deals 2018: The afternoon edition
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07:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget Holiday gift ideas for paranoids
In so many ways, Black Friday is an inescapable evil of cosmic proportions. It is a creeping cloud of want, pulling us resentfully toward deals that we know tempt us at our peril. The advertising boog...
06:01 pm -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget Amazon workers held strikes across Europe on Black Friday
Amazon workers across Europe took part in walkouts on Black Friday to protest what they say are unfair work conditions. Following similar demonstrations on Prime Day in July, employees in Spain, Italy...
05:32 pm -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget Airbnb hit with lawsuit for delisting Israeli settlements
Airbnb is facing a class-action lawsuit over its delisting of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. Lawyers for Ma'anit Rabinovich from the West Bank settlement of Kida are seeking 15,00...
05:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget When does it make sense to cut the cord?
What do you do when your cable box is more useful for telling the time than delivering movies and TV? A decade-plus after Netflix added streaming video the internet is ready to take over for cable and...
04:20 pm -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget The best Black Friday deals of 2018 so far
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04:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget Furhat is a social robot for every situation
Earlier this month, Furhat Robotics launched its face-swapping social robot after many years of development and prototyping, which began at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. Unli...
03:03 pm -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget This cleaning robot can clean its own mop and dodge dog poo
A quick search on Google will show that robot cleaners and dog poo don't go well together, yet none of the big players out there have offered a solution (Sony's Aibo doesn't count). Ano...
02:30 pm -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget The best cameras to give as gifts
Talented creators with an eye for photos can't live by smartphones alone. If you have a special someone who wants to take portraits and action shots or make short 4K films, no gift will be more a...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget 'Elephant Walk-ing' $3 billion worth of F-35 fighter jets
After years of cost overruns and criticism, the US military has started to deploy its stealth-enabled F-35 fighter jet. To communicate that message in no uncertain terms, the Air Force's 388th an...
01:28 pm -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget Nokia shakes up its leadership to focus on 5G
As you might have noticed, Nokia's experiments outside its core networking business haven't gone so well -- its VR camera efforts floundered, and it sold its digital health unit after failin...
12:24 pm -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget Blizzard may copy 'Pokmon Go' for a 'Warcraft' mobile game
To say that Diablo Immortal's announcement wasn't well-received would be an understatement, but just because Blizzard got a lot of flak for it doesn't mean it'll shelve its other m...
11:48 am -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Black Friday begins
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Too much turkey? Soothe that guilt with some Black Friday retail therapy. Or hold your head up high and play Fortnite without wasting a cent -- we'll leave th...
11:00 am -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget Amazon allows Australians to shop from its US store again
Amazon has announced that it will no longer block Australians from accessing its US and other international websites just in time for its Black Friday sales. The e-commerce giant started redirecting A...
09:02 am -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget Sticky hydrogel could revolutionize knee surgery
Two teams of researchers from the &Eacute;cole Polytechnique F&eacute;d&eacute;rale de Lausanne (EPFL) have created a material that can help heal damaged cartilages more effectively. See, ...
07:40 am -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget HTC Vive Pro McLaren Edition is made for Formula One fans
When HTC and McLaren announced their multi-year partnership back in May, the two had already teased an upcoming limited edition Vive headset along with some special VR content. Well, the wait is final...
06:00 am -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget CarPlay and Android Auto now available on older Mazda models
Mazda has lagged behind other car manufacturers when it's come to introducing Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to its range, only bringing them in as standard from the 2018 Mazda 6 and 2019 CX-9 an...
04:30 am -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget Amazon inadvertedly streamed an upcoming episode of 'Doctor Who'
Never mind bootleggers releasing unaired Doctor Who episodes -- the biggest concern this week is none other than one of the BBC's own distributors. Fans who tried to watch the latest episode of ...
03:00 am -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget LG hints at foldable plans by trademarking 'Flex,' 'Foldi' and 'Duplex'
Foldable smartphones have been on the agenda for a long time now, with a steady stream of headlines suggesting manufacturers have something in the works, or are planning on launching something at a va...
01:30 am -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget Chinese facial recognition system confuses bus ad with a jaywalker
There are many criticisms you can level at China's growing reliance on facial recognition, including its absolute faith in technology: what happens if there's a false positive? Unfortunatel...
12:30 am -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget The best new early Black Friday 2018 deals
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12:30 am -05 - Fri, November 23, 2018
Engadget More early Black Friday 2018 deals
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10:30 pm -05 - Thu, November 22, 2018
Engadget Amazon's two new headquarters will only be half-full of tech workers
In total, Amazon has promised to bring roughly 50,000 jobs to its two new headquarters in New York and Virginia. According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, though, only half of those jobs...
09:15 pm -05 - Thu, November 22, 2018
Engadget Google will demand verification from European political ad buyers
When the campaign period for the European Parliament elections begin next year, political parties and candidates will have to be prepared to prove their identities in order to buy Google ads. The tech...
08:15 pm -05 - Thu, November 22, 2018
Engadget The best early Black Friday deals 2018 (updated)
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commissions. that suppo...
08:15 pm -05 - Thu, November 22, 2018
Engadget The best early Black Friday deals 2018: The Thanksgiving Day edition
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commissions. that suppo...
08:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 22, 2018
Engadget Range Rover's 2020 Evoque blends style with sustainability
For the last decade or so, Range Rover has built vehicles more akin to posh living rooms that occasionally go off-roading than the rough and tumble Land Rover Defender 90s of yesteryear. That trend co...
06:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 22, 2018
Engadget ESPN lost 2 million subscribers to cord cutting this year
We're getting a clearer picture of the devastation cord-cutting has wrought to cable with the release of Disney's annual earnings report. It shows that ESPN lost 2 million subscribers in the...
05:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 22, 2018
Engadget WSJ: Apple will discount iPhone XR in Japan
Apple is readying discounts for the iPhone XR in Japan by way of subsidies for local carriers, according to The Wall Street Journal. The markdown for the cheapest of its new batch of iPhones could com...
04:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 22, 2018
Engadget The best gear for photo and video editing
If you do a lot of video or photo editing, the one thing you want to avoid when buying equipment is nasty surprises. A slow or badly equipped PC, laptop or tablet will be a drag on your creative proce...
03:30 pm -05 - Thu, November 22, 2018
Engadget The best early Black Friday deals 2018
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03:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 22, 2018
Engadget Best Buy offers a steep discount on Verizon's Pixel 3 phones
Despite some teething problems, Google's Pixel 3 smartphones combine incredible power and features with a pure Android experience. If you've been thinking of jumping in but are dissuaded by ...
02:30 pm -05 - Thu, November 22, 2018
Engadget Apple fans: Tell us what you think of the Apple Watch Series 4
Apple's fourth and most recent smartwatch has been out for a few months, and in our review we deemed the device "bigger and better in every way that counts" and a "fleshed-out, wor...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 22, 2018
Engadget Nikon Z7 review: Great photos, great video, imperfect autofocus
As I've said (repeatedly) for the last few months, Sony has run circles around rivals with its A7 series full-frame mirrorless cameras, most recently the A7 III and A7R III. When Nikon and Canon ...
01:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 22, 2018
Engadget Vauxhall's GTX concept teases the future of mass-market EVs
Vauxhall and Opel, the Anglo-German car maker, joins a number of companies suddenly rushing to embrace electrification. As part of a wider shift away from gas-powered vehicles, it has built the GTX, a...
11:30 am -05 - Thu, November 22, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Ion gliders and palm-sized phones
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We'll wish a Happy Thanksgiving to those celebrating and a merry Thursday to those who are not. Google has a movie promo you should probably check out, and ha...
10:20 am -05 - Thu, November 22, 2018
Engadget Wreck-it Ralph comes to 'Fortnite'
It looks like Fortnite is gearing up for another pop-culture crossover after introducing Marvel's Thanos as a playable character back in May. This time it's Wreck it Ralph's turn to cra...
09:02 am -05 - Thu, November 22, 2018
Engadget A life-size, moving Gundam statue is being built in Japan
If you happen to be in Tokyo for the Olympic Games in 2020 and dig giant robots, it might be worth paying a visit to nearby Yokohama. A project called Gundam Factory Yokohama is working with the city ...
06:50 am -05 - Thu, November 22, 2018
Engadget Nike's latest PlayStation shoe celebrates a classic look
After turning gamers into hypebeasts with a PlayStation-themed Nike release earlier this year, Paul George debuted a console-themed version of his PG 2.5 sneaker in a game tonight against the Golden S...
03:51 am -05 - Thu, November 22, 2018
Engadget Google's conversational Duplex AI rolls out to some Pixel owners
After months of hype, Google's reservation-placing Duplex AI is available to the general public -- if only just. The company has confirmed to VentureBeat that Duplex is rolling out to a "sm...
02:06 am -05 - Thu, November 22, 2018
Engadget Square Enix removes three mobile games in Belgium after loot box ban
Square Enix will no longer offer three of its mobile games in Belgium after the country banned loot boxes this year. You'll no longer be able to pick up Mobius Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts Union...
12:12 am -05 - Thu, November 22, 2018
Engadget Apple reportedly considered creating a Chromecast-style TV dongle
With a streaming service on the way, Apple has reportedly started looking for new ways to get its content in front of as many eyes as possible, including releasing a streaming dongle, according to The...
10:14 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget British Columbia aims to end fossil fuel car sales by 2040
The efforts to phase out fossil fuel cars are spreading in North America. British Columbia Premier John Horgan said his government would introduce a bill in 2019 that would require sales of emission...
09:28 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget Instagram tests simpler, bolder profiles
Twitter isn't the only social network toying with profile changes. Instagram is testing profile page changes intended to make these bio sections "easier and cleaner to use." The parti...
08:57 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's Android launcher now tracks your digital health
Microsoft doesn't really have a mobile operating system these days, but that isn't stopping it from providing some digital health features to keep your usage habits in check. Install the Mi...
08:23 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget Razer offers three-year protection plans for PCs and phones
Razer's gaming-oriented laptops and smartphones are expensive, and the last thing you likely want is to pay directly for a repair if one of them breaks. If you live in the US, you might not have...
07:57 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget Verizon will reportedly roll out iPhone dual SIM support in December
With iOS 12.1, Apple brought dual SIM support to the iPhone XS, XS Max and XR, allowing users of these newest models to utilize both a physical SIM and an eSIM. But due to a software issue that caused...
07:30 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget Tetris Effect is therapy for distracted, anxious minds
Can a video game be more than just a game? Can it train you to focus? To disassociate yourself from traumatic memories and heal your mind? Can it transcend your personal experience and bridge a geopol...
07:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget How to get a coding job at Google with an art degree
I wasn't really aware as a kid that game development was a career that I could have, especially from an artist's perspective."That's Ashley Pinnick, a 28-year-old artist and game d...
06:19 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget USPS patches API flaw that exposed data on 60 million users
The United States Postal Service reportedly patched an API exploit on Wednesday that would allow anyone with a USPS.com account to view other users' account details. The security flaw impacted so...
06:19 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget USPS patches API flaw that exposed data on 60 million users (update)
The United States Postal Service reportedly patched an API exploit on Wednesday that would allow anyone with a USPS.com account to view other users' account details. The security flaw impacted so...
06:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget Ion-powered aircraft flies with no moving parts
As clean as electric aircraft can be, there's still one kind of pollution they still produce: noise. Even that might go away before long, though. MIT researchers have successfully flown an ionic ...
05:46 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget Amazon blames technical error for exposing customer information
Amazon informed some of its users this morning that the company's website may have exposed their names and email address in a way that made the information publicly accessible. Amazon chalked the...
05:30 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget All of Amazon's new Echo speakers reviewed
Amazon may have defined the smart speaker category with the Echo and its successors, but many competitors have the company beat in one specific way: audio quality. Amazon says that the number one acti...
05:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget The best headphones to give as gifts
A good set of headphones is one of those things you don't realize you need until you own them. If you have friends or family still using the crummy pack-in headphones that came with their phone, ...
04:50 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget BMW will be the first foreign car maker to offer ride-hailing in China
If BMW is going to be a giant in mobility services, it'll need to make inroads into some major markets... and it's doing just that. The company now plans to launch a ride-hailing service in...
04:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget Palm phone review: A tiny 'second phone' no one needs
The only phone I've ever waited in line for in my life was the original Palm Pre. What can I say? I believed in the company's approach to design, webOS seemed to have a lot of potential and ...
03:32 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget Amazon reportedly wants its digital wallet in brick-and-mortar stores
Amazon wants its Amazon Pay digital wallet to be accepted in brick-and-mortar stores, and it's offering merchants incentives in order to make that happen, the Wall Street Journal reports. Accordi...
03:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget TwitchCon is heading to Europe
Twitch is bringing its show on the road -- it's taking TwitchCon across the pond for the first time next year. TwitchCon Europe will take place at the CityCube convention center in Berlin on Apri...
02:31 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget Researchers find a way to fix the purple halo effect in images
While cameras and cutting-edge microscopes have come on leaps and bounds in recent years, the optical technology these kind of products use hasn't really changed since the mid-1700s. Even the hig...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget 'No Man's Sky' update lets the entire community pursue shared goals
No Man's Sky is continuing its renaissance year with an update that not only adds some variety, but gives the entire player base a reason to join in. Hello Games is releasing a free Visions upda...
01:39 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget Peter Jackson's colorized WWI documentary hits US theaters in December
Peter Jackson's critically acclaimed World War I documentary They Shall Not Grow Old is slated to hit select theaters in the US this December. To give you a peek into what you can expect, Warner ...
01:19 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget Google makes all movie rentals just 99 cents for Thanksgiving
If you're still looking for activities to fill your Thanksgiving weekend, Google might be able to help. The tech giant has announced the Play Store's Cyber Week deals for 2018, which include...
01:01 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget Eevee lives inside the first Pokmon Tamagotchi
The ultra-cute collaboration we've been waiting for has been confirmed: Pok&eacute;mon's Eevee is coming to Tamagotchi. Information leaked earlier this month hinted at a new dawn in virt...
12:15 pm -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget Google takes a Shortcut to link Assistant and Siri
As voice assistants go, Siri isn't up to scratch. Apple knows it, you know it, and so too does Google. That's why it wants to get iOS folk using its Assistant instead. There's just one ...
11:30 am -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Zuckerberg talked to CNN
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Microsoft made a big step toward helping us live without passwords, while NASA is looking into Elon Musk and SpaceX. Also, there's an update on Telltale'...
11:05 am -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget A Chinese startup may have cracked solid-state batteries
Solid-state batteries have long been heralded as The Next Big Thing after lithium-ion, with companies from all quarters racing to get them into high-volume production. Dyson, BMW and car manufacturer ...
10:23 am -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget Apple buys privacy-minded AI startup Silk Labs
Apple has been on a AI-centric hiring spree this year, having lured over Google's former AI chief to head a new team combining its core machine learning and Siri groups as well as numerous softwa...
07:25 am -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget Facebook sued by Russian firm deleted in troll account purge
The company behind one of the pages Facebook deleted as part of its troll account purge has filed a lawsuit against the social network. According to Reuters, Federal Agency of News LLC has accused Fac...
05:01 am -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget Volvo (deliberately) wont have any cars at the LA auto show
Automakers love making a big splash at auto shows, usually with swirling lights, loud dance music, and a car that appears out of a smoke-filled cave. Whether it's a highly anticipated production ...
04:23 am -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget Netflix's updated iOS controls speed up your streaming marathons
Sometimes it's the simplest updates that can have the most impact. Case in point: Netflix has updated its iOS app with new controls that should help you get to what you want to watch that much s...
03:43 am -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget Zuckerberg says stepping down at Facebook is 'not the plan'
Once again, there has been a bombshell report about Facebook and once again, execs are doing the rounds on cable news. This time instead of Sheryl Sandberg, it's CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and his tone...
01:49 am -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget 'Civilization VI' expansion 'Gathering Storm' launches February 14th
Civilization VI is a strategy game with some legs, and we don't just mean its ever-expanding platform support. Firaxis and 2K have revealed that the title's second expansion, Gathering Stor...
12:24 am -05 - Wed, November 21, 2018
Engadget Robert Rodriguez releases over-the-top VR film 'The Limit'
Want to see how well Robert Rodriguez' directorial skills translate to virtual reality? Now's your chance. Rodriguez and STX have released The Limit on nearly every major VR-capable platfo...
11:07 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget Alexa is about to hit more Bluetooth headphones and wearables
Alexa connectivity looks set to arrive on a new wave of Bluetooth headphones, smartwatches and other devices after Amazon opened up its Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit. The software development kit was ann...
10:29 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget NASA launching safety review of SpaceX because Elon Musk smoked pot
When NASA tapped SpaceX and Boeing to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, the companies likely expected the government agency would keep a close eye on things. But they probably didn�...
09:54 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget FCC proposal would limit robocalls to reassigned phone numbers
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is continuing his seemingly relentless quest to rid the US of robocalls. The regulator has proposed more measures that would fight spam calls and texts, particularly people with...
09:30 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget Black Friday 2018 deals we're already seeing
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09:11 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget Google envisions smart roller skates for walking endlessly in VR
Right now the solutions for walking through large virtual reality environments are quite limited. You're typically looking at either a 360-degree treadmill or playing in a gigantic physical spac...
08:52 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget NASA successfully tests OSIRIS-REx robotic arm ahead of arrival
NASA's spacecraft OSIRIS-REx is just 75 miles from its destination and, just like you would near the end of a light, it's starting to stretch out. The craft successfully tested its Touch-and...
08:26 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget Google rolls out Digital Wellbeing tools for Android
Earlier this year during its I/O conference, Google announced new tools to help users manage their screen time. Now, it's rolling out Digital Wellbeing to Google Pixel phones and Android One devi...
07:28 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget $1 million 'Fortnite' winter tournament is open to all
Now that Epic has had some time to refine Fortnite's online tournament system, it's committing to higher stakes for its competitions. The studio is launching an open Winter Royale tournament...
06:57 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget Leica's latest Panasonic rebadge is the 17-megapixel D-Lux 7
Leica is continuing its habit of repackaging Panasonic cameras and charging a premium, although that's not necessarily a bad thing in this case. The company has unveiled the D-Lux 7, a prettier-...
06:26 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget Uber enlists outside help to improve wheelchair-accessible rides
Uber has found itself in hot water multiple times over its lack of wheelchair-accessible vehicles (WAVs), and now it's teaming up with another company in order to better serve passengers with dis...
06:02 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' creator Niantic to develop GPS-based tourism games
It was at the helm of GPS/AR/Maps-based "exergaming" in 2013 with Ingress, saw phenomenal success with Pok&eacute;mon Go, and will launch a location-based Harry Potter mobile game next y...
05:39 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget What's coming to Netflix in December: 'Mowgli,' 'Roma' and Springsteen
You might already be preparing to spend the holidays watching Avengers: Infinity War on repeat after it arrives on Netflix on Christmas Day, but there will be plenty of other new shows and movies for ...
05:18 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget Steam Link game streaming box is almost gone for good
If you've been thinking of getting a Steam Link box, you may want to buy it soon -- if you can even find one, that is. Valve has announced that its Steam Link boxes are sold out in Europe and are...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget You can sign into your Microsoft account without a password
Now that the Windows 10 October update (aka 1809) is back, Microsoft is taking advantage of it to continue its fight against passwords. You now have the option of signing into your personal Microsoft...
04:37 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget Police arrest alleged Russian hacker behind huge Android ad scam
Police in Bulgaria have arrested an alleged Russian hacker who may be responsible for a huge Android ad scam that netted $10 million. The individual identified as Alexander Zhukov is a Saint Petersbur...
04:16 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget Amazon bids on Fox regional sports channels from Disney deal
Now that Disney has to give up 22 regional sports channels in order to buy key Fox assets, who's going to snap them up? It might be Amazon. CNBC tipsters claim the internet giant is bidding on ...
04:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget Engadget giveaway: Win a Smart Light Starter Kit and Home Max courtesy of Google!
If you haven't dabbled in the smart home sector yet, but would like to enjoy some of the perks without investing big bucks, the new made-for-Google Smart Light Starter Kit from GE is tailor-made....
03:36 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget Work resumes on Telltale's final 'The Walking Dead' season
You might not have to wait too long to find closure for the final season of Telltale's The Walking Dead. Several weeks after rescuing the franchise, Robert Kirkman's Skybound has restarted ...
03:14 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget Snap will reportedly release AR-enabled Spectacles with dual cameras
Snap is reportedly set to release a new version of Spectacles with an aluminum design that packs in two cameras. Through the Snapchat app, you may be able to add augmented reality overlay effects in v...
03:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget The best ultraportable laptops of 2018
When Steve Jobs first pulled the original MacBook Air out of a manilla envelope in 2008, the tech world dropped its collective jaw. A laptop that could fit in such a small package? Groundbreaking. Wit...
02:29 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget Samsung is working on a Galaxy S10 with 5G and six cameras
If you thought the Galaxy S9 was a timid upgrade, you might not have much room to complain about its follow-up. Wall Street Journal sources claim Samsung is readying a full four variants of the Galax...
02:02 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget 'PUBG' details its bug-fixing achievements and plans for next year
PUBG Corp. is ending its bug-squashing "fix PUBG" campaign to focus on new development priorities for the year ahead. "Build stability and quality" are now its "most important...
01:29 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget Lockheed Martin is building quiet supersonic jet for NASA
Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works team has started building the first part of the X-59 Quiet Supersonic Technology aircraft, which could make supersonic commercial travel a reality. The aerospace com...
12:44 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget Taylor Swift ensures UMG artists will profit from Spotify shares
Taylor Swift doesn't mess around when it comes to her musical empire. Back in 2014, on the eve of 1989 becoming the first platinum album of the year, she kicked streaming service Spotify to the c...
12:02 pm -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget Bitcoin plummets to its lowest value in over a year
Bitcoin has plummeted to below $5,000, its lowest value in over a year, amid drops for the world's leading cryptocurrencies. Its value currently stands at $4,463 (as of 04:32AM ET), while its los...
11:30 am -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: SpaceX turns BFR into a 'Starship'
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We haven't cleared Thanksgiving yet, but there are already important viewing plans to make for December. Once you're through all of today's movie ne...
11:01 am -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget Googles Pixel phones will soon save transcripts of screened calls
Google's Call Screening feature has been a boon to Pixel 3 owners weary of tedious telemarketing calls. Instead of taking your chances on an incoming 'Scam Likely' call, you can just ge...
10:01 am -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget Tumblr reportedly pulled from App Store over child exploitation
When Tumblr for iOS suddenly vanished from the App Store a few days ago, neither the social network nor Apple issued an explanation for it. According to Download.com, though, the tech giant yanked the...
08:40 am -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget Tesla plans to roll out its next-gen Supercharger in 2019
Tesla apparently plans to double the size of its Supercharger network by the end of 2019, company chief Elon Musk has revealed on Twitter. "Expect to be within range of 95 to 100 percent of popul...
07:30 am -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget LG's first Google Assistant-powered smart display is rolling out
Need another smart speaker to consider for your holiday gift-giving? The LG smart display we spotted at CES is finally ready to go on sale complete with its 8-inch touch screen, Android Things platfor...
05:01 am -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget SpaceX BFR has a new name: Starship
We're still a bit away from anyone taking the first tourist trip on SpaceX's next-generation rocket and spacecraft platform, but CEO Elon Musk has just announced a new name for the craft for...
04:43 am -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget 47GB 'Fallout 76' patch nearly replaces the entire game on PS4
Prior to release, beta testers of Bethesda's Fallout 76 ran into an issue that caused the entire game to spontaneously redownload itself on their PCs. Now a major patch has arrived on all platfor...
02:49 am -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'Crazy Rich Asians,' 'Sick Note,' and 'MST3K'
As we get ready for a short holiday week, movie fans can check out Crazy Rich Asians on Blu-ray (a planned 4K release of 2001: A Space Odyssey has been pulled at the last minute) and Battlefield V is ...
02:14 am -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget Pixel 3 bug disables the phone's camera
Pixel 3 owners are dealing with another software glitch, and this one could prove to be a showstopper for some. Owners on Google's forums, Reddit and elsewhere (including an Engadget staff fami...
12:32 am -05 - Tue, November 20, 2018
Engadget Airbnb will remove guest home listings in the West Bank
To date, Airbnb has argued that it would allow home listings in disputed areas in the name of connecting people. Now, it's changing its mind. The company plans to remove roughly 200 listings in...
11:02 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget Fan-made 'Half-Life' remake 'Black Mesa' is nearly complete
Want to feel old? The original Half-Life has turned 20. Valve released its definitive shooter on November 19th, 1998, both stretching the possibilities of the genre (both in technology and storytell...
10:15 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget You can now sync Chromecast with Google Home speakers
Starting today, Google is allowing Chromecast owners to add the streaming device to speaker groups along with Home speakers. The addition of the dongle to the Home ecosystem will allow you to queue up...
09:40 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget 'Avengers: Infinity War' comes to Netflix on Christmas Day
Ever since the premiere of Avengers: Infinity War, there's been a looming question: when is it coming to Netflix? Right in time for some holiday viewing, it seems. Netflix has revealed that the...
09:30 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget The best early Black Friday 2018 deals
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09:02 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget Twitter tweaks profiles in iOS app to emphasize names and bios
If you've glanced at your Twitter profile lately and noticed your follower number has shrunk (in terms of text size, at least), you're probably not just seeing things. That's because Tw...
08:30 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget Fossil Sport review: Just another Wear OS watch
Smartwatches seem to be enjoying a minor revival this year, with major brands like Apple and Samsung continuing to push out intriguing new wearables like the Galaxy Watch and the Apple Watch Series 4....
07:51 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget NASA considers selling trips to space tourists
The Jim Bridenstine-era NASA's efforts to privatize spaceflight could involve borrowing a page from Russia. The Washington Post notes the agency is mulling the possibility of offering seats to p...
07:22 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget DC Universe's 'Young Justice: Outsiders' premieres January 4th, 2019
DC Universe finally has the premiere date for its first show after Titans. The company has announced that Young Justice: Outsiders' third season will reach the streaming service on January 4th, ...
06:53 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget Virgin Orbit's rocket completes its first 'captive carry' flight test
Virgin Orbit just edged closer to its goal of launching rockets in mid-air. The company has completed the first "captive carry" test for its LauncherOne rocket, hauling the 70-foot machine ...
06:31 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget Instagram cracks down on fake likes, follows and comments
Instagram announced today that it's cracking down on the use of third-party apps to boost growth. The company said that apps that generate fake likes, follows and comments violate its policies an...
06:13 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget Google Photos update brings depth control to iOS
Google has added a useful feature to its Google Photos app for iOS. You'll be able to tweak background blur levels and adjust the focus on portrait mode photos. The depth editor tool is arriving ...
05:45 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget NASA selects a landing site for its Mars 2020 rover
NASA has announced where its next Mars rover will be heading. The agency has chosen Jezero Crater from dozens of potential candidates in part for its potential to have preserved signs of past microbia...
05:41 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget Alexa can now make Skype calls
Starting this week, you'll be able to make Skype calls on your Alexa devices. Basically the entire line of Echo devices will have the ability to make voice calls via Microsoft's VoIP platfor...
05:23 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget Facebook donates 4.5 million to help train UK newspaper reporters
Facebook is extending another olive branch to the news industry in the form of a &pound;4.5 million ($5.8 million) donation to subsidize 80 trainee journalists at local newspapers in the UK. It�...
05:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget The best speakers and DJ gear to give as gifts
There are people who like music -- and then there are folks who can't get enough of it. For the latter, the standard speakers and gear just won't do. Luckily, our holiday gift guide has the ...
04:34 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget Pandora's on-demand music now streams on Alexa devices
Amazon Alexa's repertoire of on-demand music services appears to be growing by the day. Hot on the heels of Tidal's support, Pandora has enabled Premium streaming on Alexa-equipped devices ...
04:01 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget What we're buying: RetroStone's smart take on retro handheld gaming
The recent spate of retro "classic" consoles might be switching a new audience on to vintage games, but some of us never left them. For most, a $60 - $100 machine with a few flagship titles ...
04:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget 'FIFA' eSports league eMLS expands to 22 teams
eMLS, the FIFA eSports league of Major League Soccer, is getting ready to expand. Following a successful inaugural season earlier this year, the league run in parternship with EA Sports will head into...
03:31 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget Xiaomi takes over Meitus struggling selfie-focused phone business
Chinese selfie app and smartphone company Meitu announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with Xiaomi. Going forward, Meitu will license its brand, technologies and hardware to China-based...
03:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget Samsung's LED movie screens deliver more cinematic punch
To the surprise of many, Samsung last year unveiled a cinema LED screen that's ten times brighter than a projector. But it's been hard to actually see one, as they're installed in just ...
02:29 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget Nissan boss who championed the Leaf EV arrested on tax charges
Carlos Ghosn, the CEO who guided Nissan through difficult times and masterminded the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, has reportedly been arrested in Japan and could soon be fired by Nissan. In an ...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget Snap's new program connects AR Lens creators with brands
You'll probably start seeing a lot more brand-sponsored AR Lenses on Snap. The platform has launched a program called Lens Creative Partners, which makes it easier for companies to find experienc...
01:31 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget Twitter goes incredibly meta for its UK Christmas ad
Twitter has a new Christmas ad highlighting how an infamous case of mistaken identity generates tens of thousands of conversations on its platform every year. It stars user @JohnLewis -- no, not the U...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget If you like Smash, youll love 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate'
It was inevitable that a new Nintendo console would spawn another installment in the storied Super Smash Bros. series. And now we're just weeks away from the return of the fun and frantic fighter...
12:35 pm -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget Google: Southeast Asias digital economy is surging
Google has begun looking beyond India to Southeast Asia for its "next billion" users. And its annual report on the region's internet economy gives us an insight as to why it's so c...
11:30 am -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: YouTube quietly adds free, ad-supported movies
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your (shorter!) week! This Monday, we're talking mystery objects in space, a makeshift laptop from Barnes &amp; Noble and rumors about a midran...
10:31 am -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget Tim Cook defends Apple's search deals with Google
Apple's Tim Cook is always on hand to explain why his company is better at privacy than its rivals (read Google and Facebook), which have been mired in data scandals of late. When Cook said perso...
09:49 am -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget Amazon Prime members can watch 'Aquaman' a week early
Aquaman has only appeared briefly in Batman v. Superman and as a member of the Justice League, and was one of the few good things in two pretty awful movies. As such, the character's first solo m...
07:30 am -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget Stealing a Tesla just got harder thanks to a new update
Last month, an unlucky Tesla owner managed to record his own Model S being stolen via a sneaky keyfob "relay" tablet hack, part of a wave of European thefts in which the vehicles were never ...
04:32 am -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget Eyelid glucose sensor might pick up where Verily left off
Just because Alphabet's Verily shelved its glucose-monitoring contact lens doesn't mean you're stuck without an unintrusive way to manage diabetes. IEEE Spectrum has discovered a recen...
02:25 am -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget Apple and Microsoft are fixing a serious iCloud bug in Windows 10
The return of Windows 10's October update wasn't welcome news for everyone. Microsoft says it's "working with Apple" to solve an iCloud for Windows bug that creates problems ...
12:40 am -05 - Mon, November 19, 2018
Engadget 'Rainbow Six: Siege' ends year 3 with a new Morocco map
Ubisoft is winding down the third year of Rainbow Six: Siege with another big update that might take players out of their comfort zones. The developer's upcoming Operation Wind Bastion will add ...
11:06 pm -05 - Sun, November 18, 2018
Engadget Rumored 'mid-range' Pixel 3 might include a headphone jack
Rumors have swirled for months of Google developing a lower-cost Pixel 3 that would offer the core experience at a lower price, and there might be evidence it's real. Rozetked (which posted accu...
09:32 pm -05 - Sun, November 18, 2018
Engadget Italian law requires domestic movies hit theaters before they stream
France isn't the only country particularly wary of streaming services. Italian Culture and Tourism Minister Alberto Bonisoli recently unveiled a law that would require all Italian-made movies to ...
08:03 pm -05 - Sun, November 18, 2018
Engadget Barnes & Noble's latest Nook tablet can turn into a makeshift laptop
Earlier in November, Barnes &amp; Noble unveiled the Nook Tablet 10.1, a slate whose main appeal is its sheer value for money -- $130 gets you a 1,920 x 1,200 screen and 32GB of expandable storage...
06:32 pm -05 - Sun, November 18, 2018
Engadget Microsoft is selling Amazon Echo speakers in its stores
Microsoft's deepening relationship with Amazon's Alexa now extends to its stores. WalkingCat and others have noticed that Microsoft is carrying both the new Echo Dot and the regular Echo in...
06:32 pm -05 - Sun, November 18, 2018
Engadget Microsoft is selling Amazon Echo speakers in its stores (updated)
Microsoft's deepening relationship with Amazon's Alexa now extends to its stores. WalkingCat and others have noticed that Microsoft is carrying both the new Echo Dot and the regular Echo in ...
05:00 pm -05 - Sun, November 18, 2018
Engadget After Math: The anti-social network
It's not been a great week for the world's most expansive and invasive social site. Besides being temporarily knocked offline on Monday, the platform is hemorrhaging morale, struggling to ad...
03:29 pm -05 - Sun, November 18, 2018
Engadget Strange interstellar object 'Oumuamua is tiny and very reflective
After no small amount of mystery, we're starting to understand more about 'Oumuamua, the first known interstellar object to visit the Solar System. A newly published study indicates that th...
02:00 pm -05 - Sun, November 18, 2018
Engadget Ben Wander's quest to become a household name
Even casual video game fans know Sid Meier's name. They've seen it countless times, printed in sturdy text across every box in the Civilization series for the past 27 years, the most recent ...
12:57 pm -05 - Sun, November 18, 2018
Engadget Microsoft opens the door to native ARM apps on Windows 10
ARM-based Windows 10 devices have improved in performance, but the software is another story -- without official tools to write native 64-bit ARM apps, it's been difficult to help these machines ...
07:46 am -05 - Sun, November 18, 2018
Engadget First 'State of Decay 2' content update adds stealthy crossbows
If you thought State of Decay 2 was getting a bit stale even with a little DLC, relief is at hand. Undead Labs has released its expected free Zedhunter update, and it promises some significant change...
03:45 am -05 - Sun, November 18, 2018
Engadget Alexa can wake up more of your smart home devices
You can certainly use Amazon's Alexa to turn on some devices, but that support is frequently limited. What if a device is in a low-power state and won't respond to your hue and cry? Amazon ...
02:09 am -05 - Sun, November 18, 2018
Engadget NASA bids Kepler 'goodnight' with last set of commands
The Kepler Space Telescope has officially gone to sleep for good. On November 15th, the death anniversary of its namesake German astronomer Johannes Kepler, its ground team sent it a series of "g...
12:34 am -05 - Sun, November 18, 2018
Engadget Google may add public comments for searches
Google+ is shutting down in the wake of a data privacy flaw, but that doesn't mean Google is now uninterested in social features. The 9to5Google crew has discovered what appears to be in-testing...
11:01 pm -05 - Sat, November 17, 2018
Engadget Tumblr for iOS disappears from the App Store
You won't want to rush to get Tumblr's iOS app at the moment... because you can't. Users have noticed that the social network (part of Engadget's parent company Verizon) has been u...
09:33 pm -05 - Sat, November 17, 2018
Engadget SpaceX drops plans to make Falcon 9 rockets more reusable
For a while, SpaceX has dreamed of making its Falcon 9 rocket as reusable as possible, and not just the first stage. Now, though, it's having a change of heart. SpaceX has scrapped plans to mak...
08:01 pm -05 - Sat, November 17, 2018
Engadget 'Devil May Cry' series coming from the producer of 'Castlevania'
After Adi Shankar chalked up a hit with his animated Castlevania series on Netflix, what's he going to do next? Why, adapt another classic, darkly-themed video game franchise, of course. Shankar ...
06:29 pm -05 - Sat, November 17, 2018
Engadget YouTube quietly offers free, ad-supported movies
YouTube is borrowing a page from Vudu's playbook, in a manner of speaking. AdAge has confirmed that the Google video service quietly started adding free, ad-supported movies to its "Movies &...
05:00 pm -05 - Sat, November 17, 2018
Engadget Ask Engadget: Is it OK to buy a tech toy for someone else's kid?
The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Ch...
03:15 pm -05 - Sat, November 17, 2018
Engadget The best external hard drives
By Justin KrajeskiThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commi...
01:50 pm -05 - Sat, November 17, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: We took push notifications to the limit
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! We've looked directly into the push notification abyss and come out the other side, while scientists made important decisions about t...
12:08 pm -05 - Sat, November 17, 2018
Engadget Criterion will launch its own classic film streaming service in 2019
Criterion won't kill its streaming channel after FilmStruck shuts down on November 29th -- in fact, it'll live on as an independent service slated for launch in spring 2019. The video distri...
10:18 am -05 - Sat, November 17, 2018
Engadget Instagram bug inadvertently exposed some user's passwords
According to The Information, Instagram has suffered a serious security leak of its own that could've exposed user's passwords. While Facebook recently had a much more serious problem linked...
10:18 am -05 - Sat, November 17, 2018
Engadget Instagram bug inadvertently exposed some users' passwords
According to The Information, Instagram has suffered a serious security leak of its own that could've exposed user's passwords. While Facebook recently had a much more serious problem linked...
04:58 am -05 - Sat, November 17, 2018
Engadget Boring Company breaks through to the end of its first test tunnel
We're about a month away from the planned opening of The Boring Company's Test Tunnel in LA, and it appears progress is moving along. Elon Musk tweeted this brief video of a digging machine ...
02:45 am -05 - Sat, November 17, 2018
Engadget Spotify's holiday discount on Premium works for lapsed users too
Spotify is offering a couple of holiday deals and they're not limited to new users like these sorts of discounts typically are. First time Spotify Premium users in the US can get three months for...
12:04 am -05 - Sat, November 17, 2018
Engadget Verizon to introduce next-generation RCS texting in 2019
RCS support has been slow to roll out, but another major US carrier will soon jump on board. Verizon announced at an event that the company would support the messaging system in "early 2019,"...
10:38 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Microsoft briefly tested ads in the Windows 10 mail app
It's bad enough when your email inbox gets inundated with subscriptions and promotions you forgot you ever signed up for, but now Microsoft is thinking about injecting advertisements right into y...
10:01 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Verily shelves its glucose-monitoring contact lens project
In 2014, Verily, Alphabet's life sciences subsidiary, teamed up with Alcon to develop a contact lens that could measure glucose levels in tears. The idea being that diabetics would have an easier...
09:30 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Microsofts new experimental app is all about imitating emojis
Microsoft has released a new app that aims to demonstrate how its Windows Machine Learning APIs can be used to build apps and "make machine learning fun and approachable." Emoji8 is a UWP ap...
08:45 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Google releases gorgeous VR short film 'Age of Sail'
Google Spotlight Stories has released its latest short, Age of Sail. Directed by Academy Award winner John Kahrs (Disney's Paperman short), it blends beautiful animation with the story of an old,...
08:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget More companies are chipping their workers like pets
The trend of blundering into the void of adopting new tech, damn the consequences, full speed ahead, continues this week. The Telegraph tells us about "a number of UK legal and financial firms&qu...
07:40 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Senate bill takes aim at illegal robocalls
Three senators have proposed new legislation aimed at deterring robocall scams. The Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Protection, or TRACED, Act would give the FCC broader authority to penalize those ...
07:15 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Scoot will add locks to its scooters to combat theft and vandalism
In August, San Francisco's Municipal Transportation Agency awarded two companies, Scoot and Skip, permits to operate their scooters in the city. The scooter pilot program has now been running for...
07:15 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Verizon app puts four extra numbers on one phone
Multi-SIM phones are all fine and dandy, but they have their limits: you rarely get more than two lines, and they may be overkill if you just want a new set of digits rather than a wholly separate con...
06:38 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Microsoft may release a disc-free Xbox One in 2019
Microsoft is no doubt pouring much of its energy into the next-gen Xbox, but it might give the current generation one last hurrah. Thurrott sources understand that it's planning new Xbox One con...
06:20 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Researchers want to power pacemakers with cotton-based biofuel cell
Researchers at the Georgia Tech and Korea University believe they have found a way to power implantable medical devices like pacemakers with a new fuel cell made from cotton fiber. The glucose-powered...
06:03 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Death by push notification
Attention is the main prize of the internet. Everyone is fighting for it, and the phone is the prime battleground. The most potent of weapons in this war is the incessant, whining notification trying ...
05:40 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Most Americans believe algorithms will always be biased
If you're convinced that many algorithms are biased, you're not the only one. Pew has conducted a survey indicating that 58 percent of American adults believe algorithms and other programmi...
05:22 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget AI can create synthetic fingerprints that fool biometric scanners
Researchers from New York University have found a way to produce fake fingerprints using artificial intelligence that could fool biometric scanners (or the human eye) into thinking they're the re...
05:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget The best smartwatches and fitness trackers to give as gifts
With the arrival of Apple Watch Series 4 and Google's redesigned Wear OS platform, this is a great year to give the gift of smartwatches. If money is no object, Apple's latest-generation wea...
04:42 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Facebook is testing a Watch Party-like feature for Messenger
Earlier this year, Facebook rolled out Watch Parties, a way for group members to watch the same videos together. Now, it looks like the company is testing a similar feature for Messenger. TechCrunch r...
04:21 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Sports streaming service DAZN adds baseball with MLB deal
DAZN might have only arrived in the US a couple of months ago, but the sports streaming service is already making strides in expanding its portfolio to cater to all types of sports fans. The latest mo...
04:02 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Samsung's free Galaxy phone themes won't be free anymore
In a bid to squeeze more cash from users, Samsung plans to halt the use of free phone themes after a 14-day trial period. The change will be implemented with the rollout of Android Pie early next year...
03:38 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget The kilogram has officially been redefined
Today, scientists voted to change the definition of the kilogram as well as three other units of measurement -- the ampere, the kelvin and the mole. The vote took place at the General Conference on We...
03:19 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Qualcomm reportedly hired crisis PR firm behind Facebook controversy
The New York Times' expose that revealed the relationship between Facebook and Definers mentioned that the controversial PR firm has another big-name client from the tech industry. That client re...
03:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Engadget will once again judge the official Best of CES Awards
It seems like just yesterday that Engadget began judging the official Best of CES Awards in January 2014, but now we're already approaching our sixth consecutive year on the job. Over the years w...
02:27 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Apple Mac Mini review (2018): A video editors perspective
The Mac Mini has had a rough few years. Its last update, in 2014, was disappointing. After offering quad-core CPUs on the 2011 and 2012 editions, the 2014 model was stuck with a dual-core CPU. This me...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget EA's Black Friday deals discount 'FIFA 19' and 'Madden 19' by half
Thinking of buying a new console in the Black Friday sales? You may need a side of virtual sports to go with your main course. Enter EA: the publisher is heavily discounting its biggest titles to catc...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget The real villain of Netflix's adult thriller Cam is big tech
NSFW: This story may contain links to and descriptions or images of explicit sexual acts....
01:30 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Will Tesla open up its Supercharger network in Europe?
Yesterday, Tesla announced that its mass-market Model 3 will use a Combined Charging System (CCS) port for slow and rapid charging in Europe. That's different from the modified Type 2 plug that h...
01:02 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Casio's Transformers G-Shock is Optimus Prime's ticking heart
As leader of the Autobots, you'd think that Optimus Prime would always know what time it is. However, Casio, in collaboration with Transformer toymaker Takara Tomy, Casio has unveiled a special e...
12:15 pm -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Nintendo won't release an N64 Classic anytime soon
The NES and SNES Classic consoles served as bellwethers for the retro gaming revival that's currently in full swing. Naturally, everyone thought the N64 Classic was next (with both an earlier tra...
11:35 am -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Wait, how many notches?
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's not Black Friday yet, but we're preparing for discounts from Google, Xbox and Amazon. Also, Facebook is still trying to figure out a way through its...
11:20 am -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Ford's future includes self-driving deliveries and taxi services
Ford CEO Sherif Marakby has posted a detailed overview of the automaker's self-driving strategy, perhaps in an effort to show that the company will push through with its plans under his leadershi...
09:36 am -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget FCC ruling will help make smartphone GPS more accurate
GPS stands for "global positioning system," which is slightly ironic since it's owned and operated by the US Air Force. However, the FCC has just made a move to open up satellite naviga...
06:13 am -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Filing reveals sealed charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
This evening, it became clear that the Justice Department either had already filed charges against Julian Assange under seal, or was preparing them. First the Wall Street Journal reported that prepara...
05:38 am -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg explains Facebook's 'borderline' content filtering plan
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has revealed that the social network plans to build a tool that will give you more control over the kind of content you see. Zuckerberg has penned a lengthy post detaili...
04:18 am -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Google's next Wear OS update does even more to extend battery life
A major update for Google's wearable Android platform only just arrived and now we're hearing about the next Wear OS version. Today Google announced that "System Version: H" will i...
01:38 am -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget Netflix orders World War II series with first-of-its-kind animation
Netflix announced today that it has ordered the production of a war drama series call The Liberator. The four-part show, set during World War II, will be the first ever to be produced in Trioscope Enh...
12:12 am -05 - Fri, November 16, 2018
Engadget SpaceX gets FCC approval to deploy thousands more internet satellites
SpaceX's plan to build a global, high-speed wireless internet network using satellites has taken another step forward. The FCC approved the company's request to deploy more than 7,000 very-l...
11:16 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Tidal music streaming is now available on Amazon's Echo speakers
Amazon's Echo speakers have been gradually improving in quality, and it looks like Tidal wants to seize on that opportunity. The streaming service is now available on all Echo devices in the US ...
10:16 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Facebook's top lawyer delays departure as crisis continues
Despite announcing that he would leave the company earlier this year, Facebook's top lawyer Colin Stretch will stay on as general counsel into 2019, according to Recode. The change of heart comes...
09:43 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Sony is skipping E3 in 2019
Sony is skipping E3 next year. It won't hold a PlayStation keynote, or appear at the event at all, it confirmed to Engadget....
09:14 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Senators want answers from mobile carriers on video app throttling
If you have ever had a suspicion that your carrier might be slowing down your internet speeds while streaming videos, you aren't alone. Three US Senators -- Edward Markey (D-Mass.), Richard Blume...
08:46 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Sharp thinks two phone notches are better than one
If the thought of one notch on a phone makes you apoplectic, you might want to sit down before you read this. Sharp has unveiled the Aquos R2 Compact, a 5.2-inch handset that crams in two notches -- ...
08:15 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Get an iRobot Roomba 960 for $100 off
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...
07:45 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Once again, Facebook has a lot of explaining to do
Just when you thought things couldn't get worse for Facebook, The New York Times has come out with a bombshell expos&eacute; of the company's tumultuous last two years. That, of course, ...
07:41 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Facebook removed over 1.5 billion fake accounts in the last six months
It's been less than a day since the New York Times published a brutal report about the state of affairs at Facebook, including a deep look at the company's failure to properly identify and d...
07:28 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Facebook plans 'independent' committee for content moderation appeals
In response to the recent New York Times report, Facebook just announced that it was going to take important steps in curtailing misinformation. During a call with reporters, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said ...
07:08 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Tinder's Swipe Surge tells you when there's a rush of potential dates
If you've used dating apps long enough, you know it tends to be easier to find a potential match at certain times than others -- you might have better success on Friday night than Wednesday after...
06:47 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Xbox's Black Friday deals start early for Live Gold members
Microsoft's Xbox Black Friday sale is kicking off early for Xbox Live Gold members, and you can grab discounts on some of the biggest titles around right now. Red Dead Redemption 2 was only relea...
06:36 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Amazon is discounting Echo and Fire devices for Black Friday
You're probably familiar with the 12 days of Christmas, but how about the seven days of Black Friday? Amazon is getting the savings started early by cutting the prices on its own devices starting...
06:15 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Premier League wants video referees starting next season
The wheels are in motion for the Premier League to roll out the video assistant referee (VAR) system starting in 2019-2020. Teams have agreed in principle to the plan, and the league will formally req...
05:50 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Huawei might try to take its voice assistant outside of China
Smartphone maker Huawei is planning on taking its popular voice assistant outside of China and competing with Amazon, Google and Apple internationally, according to a report from CNBC. The Chinese tec...
05:30 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget How Aardman made a WWI game look like an oil painting
Most video games set in the First or Second World War shoot for gritty realism. In Battlefield 1, for instance, there's an extraordinary amount of detail in every uniform, firearm and mud-filled ...
05:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget With keyboard and mouse support on Xbox, Microsoft closes the gap on PCs
After years of unfulfilled promises and a few weeks of build-up, the Xbox One family finally supports keyboards and mice. Alright, so it's still a feature reserved for members of the beta-esque X...
04:30 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Nike's new NYC flagship store is fueled by its mobile app
New York City's 5th Avenue shopping district is home to iconic brands like Tiffany &amp; Co., Gucci, Versace and Adidas, but for the past few months a big member of that list has been missing...
04:11 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget FDA to limit sales of flavored e-cigarettes
The Food and Drug Administration is essentially banning flavored e-cigarette sales at convenience stores and gas stations as part of a crackdown on underage vaping and smoking. The agency is limiting ...
04:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Instagram will let brands sell products through videos
Instagram has added even more shopping features just in time for the holidays... and that could be good or bad, depending on your buying habits. First of those new features is the Shopping collection,...
04:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Engadget giveaway: Win a DiskStation DS718 courtesy of Synology!
Cloud data storage services are ubiquitous nowadays, but imagine the savings, security and ownership benefits of hosting your own server. Synology's DS718+ 2-bay unit is a good jump off point if ...
03:45 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget iPhone X bug lets hackers snag deleted photos
Whether it's because they're unflattering, inappropriate or just plain terrible, we've all deleted photos for one reason or another. But the drunken 3AM selfies that you thought you scr...
03:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Discord now offers early access games on its PC store
The most popular chat platform for gamers, Discord, will now be selling early access games, adding to the growing catalog of titles on the Discord Store. Early access was popularized initially by Stea...
02:22 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Google is shutting down its SCHAFT robotics unit
Google parent Alphabet is shutting down its SCHAFT robotics unit after failing to find a buyer. Home to the company's giant bipedal bots designed to act as first responders in emergencies, the se...
02:01 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Microsofts Surface Headphones are a good first try
Microsoft is a software giant first and foremost. It's where it earned billions of dollars and created an empire that permeated almost every aspect of the corporate office. But it's also bee...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget HDHomeRun gets into the streaming TV business with $35 Premium service
For years SiliconDust has built hardware and software that helped cord cutters and home theater PC users control their own TV experience. Now it's going a step further by launching its own TV str...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Roku's wireless TV speakers will begin shipping on November 16th
Roku will start shipping its wireless speakers, which work with its TVs and can also pair via Bluetooth with mobile devices, on November 16th. The speakers will come bundled with two kinds of remote c...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Lyft will offer automatic tipping and driver ratings
Lyft is launching another campaign to improve the experience for its drivers, and at least a few of the changes could affect you as a passenger. In December, it's conducting a limited launch for...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget District app helps you shop thousands of fashion brands
It's no secret that the fashion industry dislikes Amazon, but it might have a relatively simple solution: put many of its brands in one place. Checkout network ShopRunner has launched District, a...
01:42 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Google: Android Pie will hit more devices in 2018 than Oreo did in 2017
Google has long been criticised for the long delays between Android upgrades. While iPhone users are merrily chowing down on regular OS updates, Android users have to wait for long intervals, with low...
01:25 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Google's Pixel Slate ships in December
We knew the Pixel Slate was inbound when both Google and Best Buy opened up pre-orders last week. Updated listings on Google's store now reveal that the Chrome OS tablet will ship within two to f...
01:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Why are Long Island City residents upset about Amazon HQ2?
When Amazon announced it would build its secondary headquarters in Long Island City, NY, the benefits seemed clear. Amazon will be able to more easily tap into the country's media capital; The ca...
01:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Bunch lets you video chat while playing mobile games
Live gaming with friends via console is nothing new, but as more live games come to mobile, there's a gap in the market for better experiences to connect friends that want to play together on thi...
12:31 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Japan's new cybersecurity minister admits he's never used a computer
Whichever way your political ideology lies, there's no doubt that we live in interesting times. A lot of us have opinions on which political figures are qualified to do their jobs -- and which de...
12:02 pm -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Amazon encourages you to recycle your old gadgets
Amazon has launched a new portal called "Second Chance," which compiles information on how to recycle, repair and return devices. The e-commerce giant calls it a "one-stop shop" wh...
11:35 am -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Pixel 'Night Mode' sees in the dark
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.This morning, there's more bad news for Facebook, plus our joint investigation with Point is highlighting the way big tobacco markets smoking in the social-me...
11:35 am -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Pixel 'Night Sight' sees in the dark
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.This morning, there's more bad news for Facebook, plus our joint investigation with Point is highlighting the way big tobacco markets smoking in the social-me...
11:05 am -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Google's Pixel 3 Black Friday deals prove it's better to wait
The Black Friday onslaught is underway ahead of the big day on November 23rd. Google is the latest to tease its deals, slashing the prices of its latest products: the Pixel 3 and 3 XL and Google Home ...
10:40 am -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget A cheaper, smaller Raspberry Pi 3 is now available
The Raspberry Pi Foundation released its upgraded flagship computing board, the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, earlier this year. Now the boards are shipping in volume, the company has been able to turn its...
10:18 am -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Facebook responds to the New York Times' blockbuster expos
The New York Times recently published a bruising Facebook report saying, among other things, that the social network knew about Russian interference well before it said, feared Trump supporters and lo...
09:50 am -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Twitter's Explore tab starts sorting stories into sections
Twitter has updated its Explore tab for iOS, sorting entries into separate sections depending on their topics. The platform says it implemented the change to make Explore easier to, well, explore and ...
08:33 am -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Everyday RFID tags could help spot food contamination
You might not need special sensors or old-fashioned inspections to tell whether food has gone bad. If MIT has its way, the tags you already find on your food might do the job. Its researchers have d...
07:20 am -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Uber lost over $1 billion in Q3 as it closes in on an IPO
Uber, according to its self-reported financials, said it lost (on a GAAP basis) $1.07 billion as it continues to invest in new areas, such as bicycles, scooters and freight shipments. The company is s...
06:05 am -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Amazon strikes a global deal with Blumhouse for eight thrillers
Jason Blum's Blumhouse Television, the production house behind TV shows like Eye Candy and Cold Case Files, has struck a deal with Amazon Studios to create eight dark/thriller films that will all...
03:54 am -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Boeing's solar-powered climate research drone takes flight in 2019
Aurora Flight Sciences, a subsidiary of Boeing that specializes in unmanned aerial vehicles, is gearing up to launch a solar-powered autonomous aircraft. The vehicle, called Odysseus, is designed for ...
02:49 am -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget Windows 10 preview adds smarter active hours and a true light theme
Microsoft only just resumed rolling out its problematic Windows 10 October update, but it's already looking toward the future. The company has released a Windows 10 Insider Preview to Fast ring ...
01:59 am -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget NYT: Facebook's crisis response included sneaky redirections
It's no secret that the last couple of years have seen Facebook's reputation take a series of hits -- whether due to data breaches, alleged bias, rumors of intrusive spying or confusing poli...
12:41 am -05 - Thu, November 15, 2018
Engadget eBay's toy catalog includes a $100,000 'Magic: The Gathering' card
eBay is following in the footsteps of Amazon (despite an ongoing beef between the two) and attempting to revive the old holiday shopping tradition of the toy catalog. The online retailer is putting to...
11:36 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Facebook starts rolling out Messenger's 'unsend' feature
Facebook didn't take long to roll out Messenger's unsend feature, although it may be a while before you have the option of correcting missteps in your part of the world. Unsending is now av...
10:37 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget 'Astroneer' brings space exploration to Xbox and PC on February 6th
Space exploration game Astroneer has racked up a major following in its Early Access stage. After hinting at it, the game finally has an official release date. The title from System Era Softworks will...
10:06 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Facebook fundraisers have raised over $1 billion
Facebook announced today that it's expanding its nonprofit fundraising tool to Canada and Australia, and it also shared that it recently reached a major fundraising milestone. Since it launched t...
09:35 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Google is working on a fix for Pixel 3's disappearing texts bug
The Pixel 3's early teething troubles aren't over yet. Users are reporting that some of their text messages are disappearing, It's not clear whether it's an Android-level bug or ...
09:21 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Microsoft releases its redesigned Cortana app for iOS
Microsoft has released its updated Cortana app for iOS, which includes a design overhaul and new features, including music and podcasts support, an option to set up Cortana-enabled devices and a so-ca...
08:52 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Google Maps keeps track of your conversations with local businesses
Last year, Google began rolling out a feature that let users message businesses through their Google profiles. Now, it's integrating that feature into Google Maps. Any messages you've sent t...
08:33 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Indiegogo 'guaranteed shipping' will ensure refunds if campaigns fail
Indiegogo plans to start offering "guaranteed shipping" on some crowdfunding campaigns through a pilot program starting in 2019. Creators who choose to partake in the pilot will promise to u...
08:14 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Netflix nabs eco-drama 'The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind'
Continuing its spurt of new content announcements, Netflix has snagged the global rights to Chiwetel Ejiofor's directorial debut, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. The Oscar-nominated thesp's ...
07:55 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Facebook's turmoil has reportedly hit employee morale hard
Facebook has been mired in bad news lately, including numerous data privacy scandals, criticism over its role in Myanmar violence and a tumbling stock price. As such, employee morale has fallen, with ...
07:30 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget EA will remaster the first two 'Command & Conquer' games in 4K
EA recently hinted that it would hop on the real-time strategy revival bandwagon and remaster Command &amp; Conquer games, and now we know just what that entails. The publisher has confirmed that...
07:17 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget DOJ and SEC subpoena Snap over allegedly misleading investors
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have subpoenaed Snap Inc. requesting information about its March 2017 initial public offering. In a statement to R...
07:01 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Xbox One mouse and keyboard support is available now
If you're tired of Microsoft drumming up hype for the Xbox One's mouse and keyboard support, we have good news: that feature is finally here. Install the November 2018 Xbox Update and your O...
06:19 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget 'Pokemon Go' creator Niantic's Harry Potter game will arrive in 2019
Pokemon Go developer Niantic Labs said last November that it was working on a Harry Potter mobile game, which will also focus on location-based and augmented-reality gameplay. The company has now reve...
06:02 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget FCC starts its first high-band 5G auction
The FCC just took an important step toward fulfilling some of the hype surrounding 5G. The regulator has started its first ever auction for high-band 5G wireless spectrum, giving carriers a crack at ...
05:33 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Apple adds faster AMD Vega graphics options for 15-inch MacBook Pro
Apple has acted on its promise to give the 2018 MacBook Pro a much-appreciated graphics performance boost. You can now configure the higher-end 15-inch laptop with Radeon Pro Vega 16 or 20 GPUs that,...
05:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget The Pixel's Night Sight camera mode performs imaging miracles
When Google showed off its Night Sight feature at the Pixel 3 event last month, we were impressed but skeptical. Sample photos from the keynote looked drastically better when shot with the low-light m...
05:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget The best mobile and computer accessory gifts
If there's someone in your life who spends most of their time with a phone in their hand or at a computer, we've got you covered for gift ideas with our holiday gift guide. We've shortl...
04:50 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Big tobacco's new marketing push: Smartphones, style and EDM
This article was produced in partnership with Point, a YouTube channel for investigative journalism.British American Tobacco (BAT) -- the third-largest publicly traded tobacco company in the world -- ...
04:44 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Microsoft resumes Windows 10 update after fixing data loss bug
At last, Microsoft has resumed delivering its Windows 10 October update after pulling it over a data loss bug. The company is confident it has fixed the flaw and has seen "no further evidence&q...
04:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Mozilla's gift guide ranks gadgets by how secure they are
You can always expect to see a bunch of gift and shopping guides pop up in the weeks, even months, leading to Black Friday and Christmas season. Even Mozilla has released its own take, but instead of ...
04:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Nikon's Z6 full-frame mirrorless camera launches November 16th
If you've been intrigued by Nikon's Z-series full-frame mirrorless cameras but thought the $3,400 starting price of the Z7 was too much? You're in luck. After months of waiting, Nikon...
03:42 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Netflix is testing a cheaper mobile-only plan in Malaysia
Earlier this week, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings told Bloomberg that the company was planning to test a cheaper version of its streaming service, and now we're beginning to see what those lower cost ...
03:19 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Samsung's new phone processor has hardware for on-device AI
Samsung has announced its latest system-on-chip (SoC), the Exynos 9 Series 9820 processor, geared specifically towards managing on-device artificial intelligence applications. Unlike its predecessors,...
03:08 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Hover 2 foldable drone can look for obstacles as it flies itself
The Hover Camera Passport foldable drone made quite the impression when it first launched a little over two years ago, and then it received a major update in April last year, which added a smartphone-...
03:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Pocket Casts' new features make it arguably the best podcast app
Even with a number of serviceable free options for listening to podcasts, Pocket Casts is a popular option for episodic audio. Indeed, it does cost you a few dollars, but the app is well-designed and ...
02:40 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Ford and Walmart to partner on self-driving deliveries
Self-driving car collaborations are becoming increasingly commonplace. The latest team-up comes from Ford and Walmart -- two older-world companies using autonomous tech to combat nascent startup rival...
02:21 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Tesla will bring the Model 3 to Europe with a CCS port
It looks like Tesla has already started preparing for the Model 3's launch in European markets. The automaker will start displaying its relatively affordable electric vehicle in European showroom...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Microsoft buys chatbot company to juice its AI projects
Research company Gartner believes that by 2020, conversational AI -- or chat bots -- will be the predominant go-to for customer support in large organizations. So if you've got a question or a pr...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Uber launches a tiered rewards program in the US, just like Lyft
Uber has launched a rewards program for passengers just a few days after Lyft announced its own. Like Lyft's rewards system, Uber's will also give you access to discounts and more experience...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Google improves Assistant with a slew of home-friendly features
From merging with Nest to creating its own line of smart-home products, Google's spreading the word that it doesn't just belong in your phone or computer, but in your everyday life as well. ...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Amazon's Alexa-powered Microwave is basic, but that's OK
I don't know about you, but I have a love-hate relationship with my microwave. I love how convenient it is, but hate that I rely on it so much. And, full disclosure, one time I managed to acciden...
01:30 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Dolbys Dimension headphones bring home theater sound to your ears
For over 50 years, Dolby's brand has been synonymous with top-of-the-line audio (and visual) quality. Its innovations in the space, including recent technologies like the Atmos immersive sound, c...
01:01 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget NVIDIA unveils the Quadro RTX 4000, its mainstream workstation GPU
NVIDIA has unveiled the Quadro RTX 4000, a workstation and deep learning version of its GeForce RTX 2070 gaming GPU. Like that model, it packs 2,304 NVIDIA CUDA cores, 288 Turing Tensor Cores for AI a...
12:30 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Axon's latest Taser weapon calls police when fired
If you're in a dangerous-enough situation to fire a stun gun, you probably want help as soon as possible. Axon certainly thinks so, at least -- it's launching an upgraded version of the Tase...
12:01 pm -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Tesla, GM and Nissan will fight to maintain EV tax credits together
Tesla, GM and Nissan have teamed up on a new lobbying initiative to extend the $7,500 per vehicle tax credit for EVs. The "EV Drive Coalition" -- which also counts industry giant ABB and non...
11:30 am -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Alcohol in your Keurig
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Now that Amazon's expansion drama is over, we can focus on the important things in life, like Keurig's new bartender-in-a-box. Also, a new space race is ...
11:00 am -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget L'Oreal's wearable sensor tracks UV, pollen and pollution
L'Oreal isn't a brand you'd usually associate with medical technology, but over the past few years it's been making major inroads in skin protection innovation. There was My UV Pat...
09:30 am -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Hulu is turning George R.R. Martin's 'Wild Cards' into two new shows
Hulu is working with George R. R. Martin to develop at least a couple of shows based on the sci-fi anthology Wild Cards, according to Variety. The stories in the series are set in an alternate post-Wo...
08:01 am -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Intel's 'neural network on a stick' brings AI training to you
Ahead of its first AI developers conference in Beijing, Intel has announced it's making the process of imparting intelligence into smart home gadgets and other network edge devices faster and eas...
08:00 am -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Withings revives and updates its Pulse fitness tracker
Just two months after Withings extricated itself from Nokia's grasp and it is already launching its second new wearable. Delving into its distant past, the company has decided to refresh its orig...
06:47 am -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Verizon links a Moto Z3 to its 5G network in a 'world's first'
Verizon, Motorola, Qualcomm and Samsung announced that they've achieved the world's first 5G data transmission to a smartphone using a "commercial 3GPP 5G New Radio (NR) network." ...
03:41 am -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Action-packed Alita: Battle Angel trailer shows off some combat
The appearance of Christmas decorations usually means shifting consumer viewing habits from summer action blockbusters to feel-gooderies like A Charlie Brown Christmas. Luckily, the drop of a new trai...
02:51 am -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Netflix's Oscar hopeful 'Roma' gets personal in first trailer
Roma has been racking up praise from critics on the film festival circuit for months. Now that Netflix released a trailer for the film as it is gearing up for a limited theatrical run, it's easy ...
01:26 am -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Underwater adventure game 'Abz' is coming to the Nintendo Switch
Abz&ucirc;, the award-winning underground aventure game from Giant Squid Studios, is making its way to the Nintendo Switch. The game will be available on the platform starting November 29th. It wi...
12:16 am -05 - Wed, November 14, 2018
Engadget Swatter behind deadly 'Call of Duty' hoax pleads guilty to 51 charges
Tyler Barriss is poised to face a stiff punishment for the game-related swatting call that ultimately killed Wichita resident Andrew Finch, not to mention a host of other crimes. Barriss has pleaded ...
11:36 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget NASA and Autodesk are testing new ways to design interplanetary landers
Autodesk, the software company behind AutoCAD, has teamed up with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to look at news ways to create an interplanetary lander that could potentially touch down ...
10:34 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Essential will restore your headphone jack for $149
Did you say you would pay anything to put a headphone jack on a phone where it was painfully absent? Essential wants you to prove it. The startup has released its long-discussed magnetic headphone j...
10:12 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget YouTube lets European creators add a merch store to their channels
Earlier this year, YouTube and Teespring joined forces to launch a shopping hub that allowed US creators to sell custom merchandise directly under their videos. Now, the companies have expanded the me...
09:51 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget The Game Awards nominees include 'God of War,' 'Red Dead Redemption 2'
The Game Awards nominees for 2018 are here, and this year it's very, very obvious who's out front. The short list (disclaimer: we're a judge in the competition) is dominated by God of W...
09:21 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Juul stops selling flavored e-cigarette pods, kills social media accounts
Juul Labs, the makers of the wildly popular Juul e-cigarettes, announced today that it will stop selling most of its flavored vaping pods in retail stores. The company will also put an end to its soci...
09:06 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Facebooks new career site aims to help job-seekers hone their skills
Facebook has updated some of its career tools and launched a new website in order to help its users find new job opportunities, the company said today. Now, along with posting jobs on their Pages, bus...
07:54 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Lime launches its first car-sharing service in Seattle
It's true: after a long time focusing on scooters, Lime is ready to delve into four-wheeled transportation. The startup is launching a car-sharing service, LimePod, that will be available in Sea...
07:34 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Google will take over part of DeepMinds health business
Alphabet is shuffling some of its companies around as it works to better organize the health projects that are currently spread across its subsidiaries. So going forward, DeepMind's health unit w...
06:47 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Senators call for FTC investigation into ads in childrens apps
Last month, a study published in the Journal of Developmental &amp; Behavioral Pediatrics described just how prevalent advertising is in apps geared towards children, and its findings have now led...
06:30 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Our moon is the hottest property in the solar system right now
The space race is heating up again in ways we haven't seen since the end of the Cold War. We haven't been to the moon since 1972 but a number of private companies and national agencies have ...
06:14 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Razer Phone 2 will be available from AT&T on November 16th
If you're in the US, you no longer have to buy the Razer Phone 2 online or visit a big-box store -- it could be available at a carrier shop around the corner. AT&amp;T has announced that it ...
06:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Kindle Paperwhite review (2018): A classic, updated
Until now, the Kindle Paperwhite had three mortal enemies: water, airplane seatback pockets (just me that keeps leaving them on planes?) and book snobs. While there's no hope for the latter, one ...
05:44 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget UK's largest mobile carrier will launch 5G in 16 cities next year
EE, the largest mobile carrier in the UK, is planning to launch its 5G network in 16 cities across the country in 2019. The carrier will flip the switch on the high-speed network in heavily trafficked...
05:30 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget The best home and kitchen gear to give as gifts
There are plenty of technology gifts that can make someone's domestic life easier, but where to start? For this year's holiday gift guide we've chosen eight devices that can help out in...
05:14 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Facebook bug allowed other sites to view users' likes and interests
Facebook's privacy woes are a little murkier after it emerged a bug allowed websites to extract certain data from users' profiles, such as their interests and likes, without them knowing abo...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Moment's latest telephoto lens is designed for newer phones
Moment released a telephoto lens for phones back in 2014, but it was designed for small phones like the iPhone 5S and quickly developed distortion on phones with larger camera sensors. You had to inve...
04:41 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget You can watch CBS All Access' upcoming true crime series in any order
CBS All Access is notorious for releasing weekly episodes for its shows instead of dropping them all at once. Star Trek Discovery, for instance, debuted on the service in September 2017 and streamed w...
04:27 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget 'PUBG' comes to the PlayStation 4 on December 7th
Even after a juicy rumor dropped that Player Unknown's Battlegrounds was coming soon to PlayStation 4, many gamers still had their doubts. You can banish all those negative thoughts now, as Sony ...
04:16 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Netflix signs show deal with 'Sharp Objects' creator Marti Noxon
Netflix has convinced yet another high-profile TV producer to join its ranks. The company has signed a multi-year deal with acclaimed director, producer and writer Marti Noxon that will have her produ...
04:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget The best ways to stream live sports
If you're a sports fan, there's nothing quite like kicking back on the couch, cracking open a cold one and watching your favorite team rise triumphant over the other guys. For the longest ti...
03:56 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Spotify officially debuts its Apple Watch app
That didn't take long -- mere days after it became clear Spotify was testing an Apple Watch app, that client is now available to the masses. The streaming music giant has updated its iOS app wit...
03:46 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Nintendos holiday deals include two Labo kits for $99
Black Friday is right around the corner and Nintendo has a couple of deals on the way. The first bundle it's offering includes a Nintendo Switch system and a download code for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe...
03:25 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget BBC will broadcast every Formula E race this season
The BBC may have lost Formula 1 coverage years ago due to budget limits, but it's making up for that in style. The broadcaster has reached a deal to air every race of Formula E's 2018-2019 ...
03:04 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Amazon's HQ2 will be split between NYC and Arlington, Virginia
Amazon has announced the locations for its second headquarters following a search process that lasted over a year. As rumored, its new offices will be split between New York City and Arlington, Virgin...
02:51 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Google's new 'Squoosh' app is designed to optimize your images
Aside from clamping down on deceptive websites, Google is also looking to make the web faster by taking the fight to cumbersome images. Cue a collective cheer from netizens everywhere. To that end, Go...
02:30 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget What we're watching: 'Life Sentence'
Senior News Editor Richard Lawler was looking for something light to binge watch and picked an ill-fated show about a cancer patient. ...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Snapchat adds Friendship Profiles to highlight your relationships
Snapchat is introducing new Friendship Profiles that will celebrate your relationships with your closest friends. The feature will dig up some of the highlights of the conversations shared between you...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Pandora's podcast recommendation engine launches in beta today
Pandora made its interest in podcasting clear several times this year. Now, the music-streaming company is ready to announce the "Podcast Genome Project," a tool that's both a catalogin...
01:37 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Waymo may launch its self-driving car service in early December
It's been a long time in coming, but Waymo finally appears to be on the cusp of launching a commercial self-driving car service. Bloomberg sources claim that the Alphabet-owned brand will launch...
01:21 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Amazon and Whole Foods extend Prime deals to Thanksgiving turkeys
From live Christmas trees to its annual Black Friday smorgasbord, Amazon is trying to cover all the bases this holiday season. And it hasn't forgotten Thanksgiving. Once again, it's offering...
01:02 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Volvo's subscription service is so popular it's running out of XC40s
Volvo made it clear back in June that its Care by Volvo subscription service was going to be a big hit. Now, it's got the stats to back it up: in just four months the company has sold as many sub...
12:42 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Fairphone's ethical smartphone gets Android 7
Nearly three years after ethical smartphone company Fairphone launched its Fairphone 2 handset, the Dutch social enterprise has announced it's now compatible with Android 7.1.2, aka Nougat. This ...
12:21 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Google went down after traffic was routed through China and Russia
Google's services went down for an hour yesterday after its IP addresses were routed way from normal paths to Nigeria, China and Russia. Google told Ars Technica it doubted the leak was malicious...
12:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Drinkworks Home Bar is a literal Keurig for cocktails
I have seen countless companies claim to deliver the Keurig of (fill in the blank). The "Keurig of cocktails" market in particular is crowded with wannabes that don't seem to be gaining...
11:30 am -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: 'Detective Pikachu' and real-life Iron Men
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.The lines between reality and fantasy are blurring in odd ways this morning, whether it's due to superhero-like stunts inspired by characters from the mind of...
11:00 am -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Tovala's latest smart oven looks and feels a little more familiar
Last year, Tovala introduced its first smart steam oven, which was specially designed to go with the company's own meal delivery service. Think Blue Apron, but without the hassle of actually know...
10:01 am -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Facebook didn't check how phone makers handled the user data it shared
The New York Times revealed earlier this year that Facebook gave phone makers access to detailed user data so people could access the social network's features without the need for an app. Facebo...
07:56 am -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget GM's Maven program will rent Teslas and Fords in 2019
Earlier this year, GM officially launched a program called Maven that gives people a way to earn extra money by renting out their cars. It's only open to Chevrolet-, Buick-, GMC- and Cadillac-bra...
06:24 am -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Amazon's split HQ2 announcement could happen later today
According to the Wall Street Journal, the location(s) for Amazon's headquarters expansion have been locked down, and will be announced later today. After opening its search process more than a ye...
04:31 am -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget LG's OLED TVs get modest discounts for Black Friday
LG is offering discounts on a number of its TVs for Black Friday, and these reduced prices are available now through December 1st. For its OLED C8 with AI ThinQ line of TVs, LG is discounting the 55-i...
03:06 am -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'Narcos: Mexico,' 'Pokmon: Let's Go,' and 'Fallout 76'
This week there's a flood of new content arriving on streaming services, including a new season of Narcos or the premiere of She-Ra on Netflix, The Gymkhana Files on Amazon Prime, and Channel 4&#...
01:41 am -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Amazon's Echo Buttons now perform whole routines with a tap
Amazon's Echo Buttons are now useful for considerably more than playing party games. The company has enabled support for performing Alexa routines by tapping a button. You can turn on the light...
12:02 am -05 - Tue, November 13, 2018
Engadget Volkswagen owners can use Siri Shortcuts to unlock their car
If you're a Volkswagen driver, you now have another way to lock and unlock your car, start and stop electric charging and check your remaining estimated mileage. That's because VW has added ...
10:49 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Microsofts Black Friday deals include discounts on Surface devices
Microsoft already announced its Xbox Black Friday deals -- which include $100 off an Xbox One X -- and now it's previewing the discounts you can expect on its Surface line. You'll be able to...
10:18 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Apple says T2 chip can limit third-party repairs for recent Macs
Yes, the reports were true -- Apple's T2 chip can potentially restrict third-party Mac repairs. The company confirmed to The Verge that the co-processor can limit third-party repairs for certain ...
09:47 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Snapchat's head of content steps down
Nick Bell, Snapchat's vice president of content, is leaving the company according to The Hollywood Reporter. Bell, who has been with Snapchat for the last five years, posted a memo to staff confi...
09:16 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Google adds GIF and emoji recommendations to Gboard
Users of Gboard are about to see their keyboard get a lot smarter. Google announced that its first-party keyobard will use artificial intelligence to recommend GIFs, emoji and stickers based on the co...
08:57 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Intel speeds up its 5G modem plans
Intel isn't about to let Qualcomm claim a lengthy lead in 5G mobile chipsets. The company is stepping up the launch of a new 5G modem, the XMM 8160, by half a year. The wireless part is now due...
08:36 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Amazon adds kid-friendly audiobooks to FreeTime Unlimited
FreeTime Unlimited, Amazon's service that gives parents control over their kids' screen time experience, is expanding to Audiobooks. Starting today, more than 1,000 kid-friendly stories from...
08:15 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Jack Dorsey says a Twitter edit function has to be done the right way
While speaking at the Indian Institute of Technology, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was asked a question that comes up all the time -- will Twitter ever roll out an edit feature? Dorsey has acknowledged the...
07:56 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Marvel legend Stan Lee dies at 95
Pop culture is in a state of mourning today. Stan Lee, the famous Marvel publisher, editor and writer, has died at the age of 95 after a spate of illnesses over the past year. To say that he had a s...
07:24 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Samsung's redesigned One UI will come to Galaxy S8 and Note 8
When Samsung unveiled its cleaner, easier-to-use One UI, it initially promised a beta for Galaxy S9 and Note 9 owners. But what if you're toting an older phone? You might be set. Android Authorit...
07:03 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget 'Detective Pikachu' movie trailer offers a look at 'lifelike' Pokmon
After years of build-up, Warner Bros. has released the first trailer for the Detective Pikachu movie... and it's promising, if also slightly disconcerting. The movie follows the basic thread of t...
06:49 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Facebook will cooperate with French hate speech investigation
Facebook plans to cooperate with the French government as it investigates the company's content moderation policies and systems, according to TechCrunch. Facebook will reportedly grant the govern...
06:17 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget PlayStation Black Friday sale includes $200 'Spider-Man' PS4 bundle
Sony isn't about to let Microsoft's week-long Black Friday sale go unanswered. It's running its own PlayStation sale at the same time (November 18th through 26th), and there promise to...
06:06 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Facebook experienced a rare outage earlier today (updated)
Facebook users are awakening to a startling sight Monday, as it appears that the social network is currently offline according to reports from Downdetector. 50 percent of DD users are reporting a comp...
06:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget YouTube's VR app arrives on Oculus Go
Facebook's standalone Oculus Go headset is getting a huge dose of immersive entertainment courtesy of YouTube VR. Announced at the Oculus Connect 5 event in September, the app is now available fo...
05:56 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Netflix will drop a Chilling Adventures of Sabrina holiday episode
If you've already watched the first season of the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, which debuted last month, you might be pleased to learn that Netflix has a holiday episode of the series in the w...
05:29 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Lyft rewards program will offer perks to frequent riders
Lyft thinks it has a simple way to reel people into its service: shower frequent riders with perks. It's launching a Rewards program in December for "select" passengers. The more you ...
05:10 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Netflix will test a cheaper pricing tier, possibly in Asia
Netflix is exploring ways to bring more subscribers into the fold, and it's set to test a cheaper version of its streaming service. CEO Reed Hastings confirmed the plans to Bloomberg, and while i...
04:14 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget The purple OnePlus 6T is coming to North America and Europe
When the OnePlus 6T launched earlier this month, buyers had two options when it came to color -- a matte black and a glossy black. But soon, customers in North America and Europe will be able to snag ...
04:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget A brief history of when trains ran on air
Isambard Kingdom Brunel was and is one of the most celebrated engineers ever to have lived. There's a London university named after him, statues commemorating him across the UK, and many of the t...
03:18 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's Surface Go with LTE will be available November 20th
Microsoft is releasing the LTE version of its 10-inch Surface Go tablet later this month. It will be available in the US and Canada November 20th, and 21 other countries by November 22nd. Preorders op...
03:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Firefox experiment helps you get the best shopping deals
The Firefox Test Pilot team has rolled out a couple of new experimental features, one of which can help make this year's holiday shopping a bit easier on your wallet. It's called Price Wise,...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Canon EOS R review: Brilliant mount, but flawed 4K video
Canon has a lot riding on its first-ever full-frame mirrorless camera, the EOS R. Not only is it an important camera on its own, but it's the ambassador for Canon's all-new RF mount system. ...
01:39 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Meat-free 'Beyond Burger' hits UK restaurants and supermarkets
The Beyond Burger -- a meatless alternative that oozes bootroot-red "blood" -- has overcome supply shortages to land on UK supermarket shelves. Leading retailer Tescos is stocking the produc...
01:02 pm -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget The ExoMars rover may search for life near the Red Planet's equator
Europe and Russia's ExoMars rover has been assigned its destination on the Red Planet. The robot explorer will almost certainly land on Oxia Planum -- a site rich in iron-magnesium clays near the...
11:30 am -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Air purifier and headphones together at last?
Welcome back! This Monday, we're preparing ourselves to reinstall Overwatch, boggling our minds over China's Alibaba sales and imagining some new headphones that could double as an air purif...
11:03 am -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Watch real-life Iron Men do the first jetpack launch from the ground
Iron Man might make flying look easy, but strapping on a jetpack and wings ranks as one of the more dangerous things you could every try. Jetman Yves Rossy and his two prot&eacute;g&eacute;s (...
10:02 am -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Samsung's foldable phone could cost over $1,700
Less than a week since Samsung unveiled its "Infinity Flex" display for its upcoming bendy smartphone, a new report from South Korea claims to know the name, price and release date of the de...
08:15 am -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Heat-rejecting film could reduce air conditioning costs
Climate change can be a vicious cycle when folks crank up the air conditioning during heat waves and add even more CO2 to the atmosphere. Scientists from MIT and the University of Hong Kong have devel...
06:53 am -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Magnetic eye implants could save the eyesight of glaucoma patients
Glaucoma patients can use implants to treat the condition by draining the eye, but the existing technology rarely lasts more than a few years thanks to the accumulation of microorganisms that wreck th...
04:40 am -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Alibaba's shopping event sales hit $1 billion in 85 seconds
Chinese internet giant Alibaba is fond of crowing about its online shopping records, and that's truer than ever this year. The company's annual Global Shopping Festival, aka Singles Day, br...
03:10 am -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Netflix for Wii will stop working after January 31st, 2019
Do you have an old Wii hooked up in the bedroom solely to watch Netflix? You might want to look for an alternative in the near future. Netflix has emailed customers and posted a notice warning that ...
01:35 am -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Facebook reportedly pressured Palmer Luckey to support a politician
When Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey left Facebook, neither said exactly why. The implication that it was due to his quiet donation to a group spreading pro-Trump memes. Now, however, we might have ...
12:03 am -05 - Mon, November 12, 2018
Engadget Microsoft vows to improve Windows app store with gamers in mind
Many PC gamers shy away from the Microsoft Store (aka Windows Store), and for good reasons: it frequently doesn't support overlays and other commonly used features, and it's buggy compared t...
10:28 pm -05 - Sun, November 11, 2018
Engadget Cloudflare's privacy-focused 1.1.1.1 service is available on phones
Cloudflare launched its 1.1.1.1 service in April as a bid to improve privacy and performance for desktop users, and now it's making that technology available to mobile users. The company has rel...
09:02 pm -05 - Sun, November 11, 2018
Engadget House Democrats to investigate Trump actions against Amazon, AT&T
Now that Democrats are poised to control of the House of Representatives, they're planning investigations into the Trump administration's actions against technology companies. Inbound House...
07:30 pm -05 - Sun, November 11, 2018
Engadget The best probe thermometer
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...
05:59 pm -05 - Sun, November 11, 2018
Engadget Rocket Lab completes its first commercial launch
After months of delays, Rocket Lab has completed its first commercial mission. The spaceflight startup successfully launched its Electron rocket into orbit carrying six small satellites, including fi...
04:30 pm -05 - Sun, November 11, 2018
Engadget After Math: They're on the move
With the president's made up migrant caravan crisis having mysteriously vanished now that the midterms are over, it's time to take a look at the other movers and shakers from the industry th...
03:30 pm -05 - Sun, November 11, 2018
Engadget ICYMI: Catch up on a busy week of Engadget reviews
It has been a busy few weeks when it comes to product announcements, and that means we at Engadget have been reviewing a number of new devices. This week alone we shared our thoughts on laptops from L...
02:00 pm -05 - Sun, November 11, 2018
Engadget Christianity and conservationism collide in 'Pangolin's Puzzle'
Pangolin's Puzzle is a new mobile game that offers a refreshing approach to the puzzle genre -- instead of relying solely on spatial manipulation or number-based solves, it serves up written logi...
11:55 am -05 - Sun, November 11, 2018
Engadget Quantum 'compass' promises navigation without using GPS
GPS is vital to modern navigation, but it's extremely fragile. Never mind coverage -- if a satellite fails or there's a jamming attack, it quickly becomes useless. Scientists may have a mu...
06:53 am -05 - Sun, November 11, 2018
Engadget You'll have to reinstall 'Overwatch' to get its next big update
Blizzard is apparently planning to release a patch for Overwatch so enormous, you can't download and install it like an ordinary update. A company representative has posted a warning on its forum...
04:34 am -05 - Sun, November 11, 2018
Engadget Michelle Yeoh may lead 'Star Trek' spinoff on CBS All Access
CBS All Access' rapidly growing library of Star Trek shows might including one revolving around a familiar star. Deadline claims Star Trek: Discovery's Michelle Yeoh is talking about reprisi...
03:04 am -05 - Sun, November 11, 2018
Engadget Tesla raises prices, cuts options to simplify its EV lineup
Tesla has made good on its plan to cull options for its electric cars, and the changes are... mixed. Electrek has learned that Tesla has raised the prices of the Model S 75D and Model X 75D by $1,000...
03:04 am -05 - Sun, November 11, 2018
Engadget Tesla raises prices, cuts options to simplify its EV lineup (updated)
Tesla has made good on its plan to cull options for its electric cars, and the changes are... mixed. Electrek has learned that Tesla has raised the prices of the Model S 75D and Model X 75D by $1,000 ...
01:33 am -05 - Sun, November 11, 2018
Engadget Dyson might design an air purifier that also works as headphones
Dyson has a lengthy list of air purifiers, but it's reportedly considering developing a model that's not quite anything it's ever created before. According to Bloomberg, the company has...
11:36 pm -05 - Sat, November 10, 2018
Engadget Xbox One X will sell for $400 in week-long Black Friday sale
Tucked in amidst the flurry of Xbox One update and game news was one important tidbit: Microsoft is offering a steep discount on the Xbox One X in the very near future. It's holding a Black Frida...
11:00 pm -05 - Sat, November 10, 2018
Engadget Xbox Game Pass adds 'PUBG' in time for the holidays
Microsoft is adding over a dozen new games to the Xbox Game Pass subscription service, including popular online multiplayer title PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG). The Fortnite rival will be ...
10:48 pm -05 - Sat, November 10, 2018
Engadget Microsoft Studios buys 'Fallout: New Vegas' house Obsidian
With the next generation of gaming consoles on the horizon, Microsoft Studios has been gobbling up high-profile developers, and it's continuing that trend today with the acquisition of Fallout: N...
10:27 pm -05 - Sat, November 10, 2018
Engadget Xbox One mouse and keyboard support arrives November 14th
You won't necessarily have be an early adopter to try the Xbox One's vaunted mouse and keyboard support. As of November 14th, Microsoft is rolling out the input options to gamers though an u...
09:12 pm -05 - Sat, November 10, 2018
Engadget 'Crackdown 3' launches February 15th, 2019 on Xbox One and PC
Yes, Microsoft really has been hinting at some big Crackdown 3 news by giving away the original game. The company has confirmed that the repeatedly delayed open-world game will be available on Xbox On...
08:57 pm -05 - Sat, November 10, 2018
Engadget Lime launches recall over broken e-scooters
Lime is grappling with another recall just a matter of weeks over its battery issue. The service is recalling electric scooters made by Okai following reports they were breaking under normal use. Th...
07:31 pm -05 - Sat, November 10, 2018
Engadget Judge tells Amazon to provide Echo recordings in double homicide trial
Prosecutors are once again hoping that smart speaker data could be the key to securing a murder conviction. A New Hampshire judge has ordered Amazon to provide recordings from an Echo speaker between ...
06:00 pm -05 - Sat, November 10, 2018
Engadget Ask Engadget: Which drone should I buy for my kid?
The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Ch...
04:30 pm -05 - Sat, November 10, 2018
Engadget Giphys film festival turns GIFs into art
As I made my way into the Metrograph movie theater in New York City, I felt like I was attending a screening for the Tribeca Film Festival. There was a red carpet, people posing for professional photo...
03:00 pm -05 - Sat, November 10, 2018
Engadget ASUS ZenBook S review: Just a decent laptop
ASUS has cranked out so many laptop variations over the years that it's a little hard to be surprised by a new traditional clamshell notebook. But the ZenBook S represents an intriguing combinati...
02:15 pm -05 - Sat, November 10, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: MacBook Air and iPad Pro reviews
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend. Microsoft's big Xbox event is scheduled to kick off at 4 PM ET, but until then you can check out our reviews of the iPad Pro, MacBook...
12:37 pm -05 - Sat, November 10, 2018
Engadget T-Mobile's internet TV box revealed in an FCC filing
T-Mobile is apparently still planning on launching its streaming TV service by the end of this year, and now Variety has spotted this box in an FCC filing. Dubbed the T-Mobile Mini in the document, it...
09:46 am -05 - Sat, November 10, 2018
Engadget Twitter is removing 'locked' accounts, again
As Twitter has tried to get a handle on fake accounts floating around its service for various reasons, there have been a series of purges. Last July many high-profile accounts saw their follower numbe...
04:29 am -05 - Sat, November 10, 2018
Engadget Facebook debuts Lasso, a TikTok-style video app aimed at teens
In an attempt to court the youths who have been fleeing from its flagship platform, Facebook has once again dipped into its bag of tricks and pulled out a TikTok clone. Lasso, a music-filled video sha...
02:18 am -05 - Sat, November 10, 2018
Engadget Income, tax and immigration data stolen in Healthcare.gov breach
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) now has details about the data stolen in the breach of Healthcare.gov that occurred last month. According to the government agency, a significant a...
01:29 am -05 - Sat, November 10, 2018
Engadget Apple announces repair programs for iPhone X, MacBook Pro problems
As it tends to do, Apple has chosen a Friday evening to announce programs that will replace flawed components on a couple of its devices. First up is a display module replacement program for the iPhon...
11:48 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget Toyota will use hydrogen burners to reduce factory emissions
As clean as fuel cell cars and EVs may be, they're still made using pollution-producing factories -- and Toyota wants to help solve this. The company has introduced what it says is the first-eve...
10:57 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget Roborace won't use a fully driverless car for its first season
Roborace has long talked of completely driverless cars hitting the track when its first season gets underway, but the company has had a change of heart. CEO (and Formula E winner) Lucas di Grassi has ...
10:26 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget The New York Times taps Google's AI to find stories in old photos
The New York Times has somewhere in the realm of five to seven million physical photos in its enormous archive, many of which date back more than a century. The images document vital moments and conta...
09:55 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget Gaming guide creator Prima Games is shutting down
Prima Games, the company that's been creating physical video game strategy guides for the past 28 years, is shutting down according to Publisher's Lunch. Prima's publisher DK's CEO...
09:19 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget PayPal bans far-right Proud Boys and multiple anti-fascist groups
The far-right group Proud Boys has been hit with bans from Twitter and Facebook and now it will no longer be allowed to operate on PayPal. The Verge reports that PayPal will be cancelling both the Pro...
08:53 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget Apple plans to sell more of its products on Amazon
Apple and Amazon have come to an agreement to stock the online retailer's shelves with more Apple products, according to CNET. The deal will expand Amazon's direct access to Apple products, ...
08:22 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget How Brian Kemp hacked Georgias election
"[Brian] Kemp on Thursday said he had resigned as Georgia's secretary of state," reported Reuters yesterday. No one watching Kemp's malfeasant, multi-year election security trash f...
07:51 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget Inside Xbox event will showcase updates to Minecraft, Sea of Thieves
Xbox fans have a lot of news and announcements to look forward to this weekend as Microsoft's X018 event is underway in Mexico City. Tomorrow at 4:00 PM EST, X018 will host a special two-hour liv...
07:20 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget Mac mini teardown uncovers all of the tiny desktop's updates
The long-overdue Mac mini update looks similar on the outside, but how much has it changed on the inside? Quite a bit -- though you'll be glad to hear some things have stayed the same. iFixit h...
07:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget Apple MacBook Air review (2018): A good buy and a tough call
I'm going to let you in on a secret: In the lead-up to Apple's big Mac-and-iPad event last month, Team Engadget had a prewritten story ready to go in the event that Apple finally killed off ...
06:45 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget Xiaomi's UK launch is an important step in going global
In some parts of the world, Xiaomi is a household name. And in others, it's almost unknown, discussed only in whispers amongst tech journalists and enthusiasts. The Chinese company launched its f...
06:29 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget SpaceX revises internet satellite launch plan to minimize space debris
For the past few years, SpaceX has been working on its Starlink project, the goal of which is to launch thousands of low-orbiting satellites that will provide high-speed internet to people around the ...
06:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget iPad Pro 12.9 review (2018): The future of computing?
The iPad Pro line has been around for three years now, and Apple has been adamant that it embodies the company's vision for the "future of computing." That's as big a claim now as ...
05:32 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget Apple patent could make it impossible to put headphones on wrong
It's been rumored that Apple has been working on a pair of over-ear headphones for some time now. While the company hasn't revealed any details, a recently approved patent may provide a glim...
05:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget The Game Awards will stream on more than 40 platforms next month
The end of the year is fast approaching, which means awards season is getting into full swing. The Game Awards takes place December 6th at 9PM ET at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, and this year...
05:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget Can I trust my bathroom scale?
By Shannon PalusThis 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...
04:30 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget The best smartphones and tablets to give as gifts
If there's someone in your life who's wishing for a phone or a tablet this holiday season, check out the shortlist in our newly published gift guide. As you might expect, recent flagships li...
04:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget Giphy unveils its short-form video platform
Giphy is again moving beyond the traditional confines of everyone's favorite animated image format, the GIF. The company is soft launching its video platform Friday, which showcases the 118 final...
03:28 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget Netflix announces nine new Originals from India
Netflix is making a big push into India with the announcement of nine Originals from the region. A total of eight films and one show make up the new titles, several of which include a-list Bollywood a...
03:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget BMWs i8 Roadster is a daily driver in supercars clothing
I'm a firm believer that cars can be art. Rolling pieces of design that are a snapshot of a point in time. Very few vehicles do that more right now than the BMW i8 Roadster. A supercar that'...
02:36 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget Tesla's Model 3 gets quicker cornering with 'Track Mode'
Tesla has just made your Model 3 Performance EV a helluva lot more fun with the launch of Track Mode. The software shuts down all the traction control protection that normally prevents wheel slip in o...
02:13 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget Google Walkout organizers: changes are a start, but not enough
The 20,000 participants who took part in the Google Walkout for Real Change successfully compelled the company to rethink practices related to sexual harassment. In a note to employees, Google CEO Sun...
01:24 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget Tesla's Model 3 Key Fob arrives without 'passive entry' feature
We knew a Tesla Model 3 key fob was coming thanks to an FCC application, now it's available to buy via the EV-maker's website for $150. Or at least it was -- the sleek, black clicker emblazo...
12:45 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget Study shows that social media limits made people feel less lonely
Humans have a complex relationship with social media platforms. They could be a way to reconnect with old friends and to grow closer to current ones, but they could trigger feelings of loneliness. Now...
12:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget 'FIFA 19' gets a UEFA eChampions League esports tournament
Earlier this year, EA scored a major coup by licensing the UEFA Champions League for FIFA 19 after the European soccer competition ended its partnership with Konami and PES. To no one's surprise,...
11:30 am -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: An electric Harley-Davidson
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's Friday, and we finally have a name for Disney's new streaming service -- you can probably guess what it is. Also, we've reviewed Microsoft'...
10:45 am -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget Paris launches world's biggest e-bike fleet to curb pollution
Residents of Paris and its suburbs may soon have access to up to 20,000 electric bicycles. Public transit company Ile-de-France Mobilit&eacute;s (IDFM) is launching an e-bike renting scheme called...
09:37 am -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget FDA to ban flavored e-cigarette sales in convenience stores
You might have a hard time finding flavored e-cigs outside of vape shops in the future. According to The Washington Post, the Food and Drug Administration plans to announce a ban on the sales of most ...
05:59 am -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget 'Crackdown' is available for free -- and playable on Xbox One
The original Crackdown was an early hit for Xbox 360 -- packed-in access to the Halo 3 beta didn't hurt -- and now Xbox players can revisit 2007 for the low, low cost of nothing. With no explanat...
04:53 am -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget iFixit takes a peek inside the new MacBook Air
You know the drill -- new hardware arrives and iFixit pulls it apart. Apple's revised MacBook Air just hit the shop table, so you can look inside while figuring out which of the company's po...
03:33 am -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget David Attenborough is narrating Netflix nature series 'Our Planet'
Sir David Attenborough will be handling narrating duties for an upcoming nature documentary series for Netflix called Our Planet. The streaming service said it plans to release the eight-episode run o...
02:37 am -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget YouTube users are running into fake and dangerous videos, study finds
New data from Pew Research Center highlights both the highs and lows of YouTube. The study -- which was based on a survey of 4,594 adults in the US conducted earlier this year -- found that people of ...
01:33 am -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget Volkswagen reportedly has $23,000 Tesla competitor in the works
Volkswagen, the German automaker that cheated diesel emissions tests, is aiming to release an all-electric car for $23,000 -- undercutting the Tesla Model 3 by nearly $12,000 -- sources have told Reut...
12:34 am -05 - Fri, November 9, 2018
Engadget iHeartRadio's app now supports direct control of Sonos speakers
Streaming radio stations just became a bit more intuitive on Sonos speakers. In the wake of similar moves by Pandora, Spotify and Tidal, iHeartRadio's app now offers direct control over your Son...
11:45 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget An early test of the GDPR: taking on data brokers
Major data brokers Acxiom and Oracle are among seven companies accused of violating GDPR laws on personal information privacy. Advocates hope the complaints will shed light on the opaque ways that per...
11:03 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Satanists are suing Netflix over The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
Netflix has found itself in the crosshairs of a Satanist group over one of its latest original series. The Satanic Temple (TST) is suing the streaming service and Warner Bros. for $150 million for all...
10:37 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Shadow VR is the latest rival to the Oculus Quest
While we're all anticipating the launch of the Oculus Quest standalone VR headset in spring 2019, HTC's been busy pushing its very own Vive Focus into more markets -- including the US and Eu...
10:24 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Disney streaming service will launch in late 2019
Disney released its Q4 earnings on Thursday and, unsurprisingly, the entertainment juggernaut reported revenues in the billions thanks to strong performances from its media networks (ie its upcoming s...
09:40 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Facebooks pop-up store has everything from clothes to burger sauce
The last thing you might expect to find inside a Macy's store is a space decorated by Facebook. But that's exactly what people in Atlanta, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Antoni...
09:20 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Microsoft helps bring broadband internet to rural tribal lands
Microsoft announced today that it is partnering with Native Network to deliver broadband internet access to unserved rural communities in Washington and Montana. The effort will reach about 73,500 peo...
08:52 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget T-Mobile temporarily drops its prepaid unlimited data plan to $50
T-Mobile is the latest carrier to discount its prepaid unlimited data plan. For a limited time, the company is offering unlimited talk, text and data for $50 per month, which is $10 less than its T-Mo...
08:30 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Jabra's excellent Elite 65t earbuds for $50 off
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wire...
08:21 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Tidal's music library is now available on Samsung smartwatches
You now have another major choice for workout music on Samsung wristwear. Tidal has launched an app for Samsung's fitness trackers and smartwatches, ranging from the Gear Fit 2 to the shiny new ...
08:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 review: The sequel is better than the original
When Microsoft launched the original Surface Laptop last year, I was taken with its gorgeous, minimalist design. This year, I thought, the company can't possibly outdo itself on aesthetics. But t...
07:44 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget HTCs standalone VR is available in the US, starts at $599
Almost a year after it was released in Asia, the HTC Vive Focus is finally available in the US. It will be shipping to 37 new markets in North America and Europe. It'll sell for $599, while a mor...
07:39 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Vine will revive as Byte next spring
Last year, Vine co-founder Dom Hofmann teased a revival of the popular app, tweeting a logo that simply said "V2." However, excitement and hopes of a return were dashed in May when Hofmann s...
07:39 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Vine will be revived as Byte next spring
Last year, Vine co-founder Dom Hofmann teased a revival of the popular app, tweeting a logo that simply said "V2." However, excitement and hopes of a return were dashed in May when Hofmann s...
07:22 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Dutch man hopes legal age change will get him more Tinder matches
People have surely resorted to some interesting tactics in order to score a date on Tinder, but Emile Ratelband, a motivational speaker from the Netherlands, is taking a peculiar route. Ratelband clai...
07:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Virgin Hyperloop One recruits former MTA chief as CEO
Virgin Hyperloop One's mission to redefine transport is, once again, going to be led by new people as the company announces a new chairman and CEO. Replacing Sir Richard Branson as head of the bo...
06:25 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Amazon releases Alexa app for Windows 10
Amazon has released its Alexa app for Windows 10, which is now available from the Microsoft Store. Alexa was already on some Windows 10 machines, but now all users in the US, UK and Germany can grab t...
06:02 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget YouTube is available for the Nintendo Switch
After some not-so-subtle hints, it finally happened: YouTube is available for the Switch. As you'd expect, you can watch videos (including your subscriptions) on Nintendo's console whether ...
06:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Chrome will soon warn you about tricky mobile subscription signups
Starting in Chrome 71, the browser will serve up warnings to keep you from accidentally signing up for a subscription service. The new protocol will address mobile websites that require visitors to en...
05:46 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget North Korea-linked hacking group stole millions from ATMs
Lazarus, North Korea-linked hacking group that was behind the notorious WannaCry attack, managed to steal tens of millions of dollars from ATMs in Asia and Africa, according to a report from security ...
05:29 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Hit or miss, Samsungs foldable phone is a big deal
How would I use it?That's what we were all thinking as Samsung's Justin Denison whipped out a prototype folding smartphone. A phone that can open up to become a 7.3-inch tablet would be pret...
05:12 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Google updates sexual harassment policies following protest
Google has faced quite a bit of criticism and pushback regarding how it has handled sexual harassment accusations in the past, and thousands of employees walked out of their offices in protest last we...
05:02 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Chinese news agency adds AI anchors to its broadcast team
China's state-run news agency Xinhua has unveiled the latest additions to its team of reporters -- two AI anchors. The two anchors, one that speaks in English and another in Chinese, have the lik...
04:39 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Spotify opens up its streaming data to music publishers
Spotify seems to be focused on building stronger relationships with musicians, having added features such as easier music uploads and allowing them to submit tracks to playlist editors for considerati...
04:18 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Netflixs Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle debuts December 7th
Netflix snapped up the rights to Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle, a film that had been in the works for some time, earlier this year, and now it has a release date and a new trailer. In the trailer, you ...
04:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Daimler and Bosch pick San Jose for autonomous taxi trial
Mercedes' parent company Daimler and automotive supplier Bosch announced back in 2017 their plans to get autonomous vehicles on the road "by the beginning of the next decade." Now, the ...
03:38 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Netflix is making 'Pacific Rim' and 'Altered Carbon' anime
Netflix is developing five original anime shows, including two titles you might be familiar with: Pacific Rim and Altered Carbon. The animated series will take place in the same universe as the live-a...
03:19 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget 'Fallout 76' gets glow-in-the-dark postage stamps in the UK and Europe
Bethesda's Fallout 76 marketing onslaught is continuing apace ahead of the game's November 14th release. Last week, it snagged Ninja, Rick and Morty, and Logic for a nerdtastic livestream --...
03:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Bit Brigade, the rock band that plays classic NES games on-stage
Bit Brigade could be more famous if they wanted to be. They're a five-man rock band, but one of their members doesn't play an instrument -- instead, he speedruns through a classic NES game w...
02:39 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Facebook Dating expands to Canada and Thailand
Facebook's quest to help singletons find love continues. After launching its Dating feature in Colombia in September, it's now rolling the service out to Canada and Thailand. And, presumably...
02:21 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget SpaceX plans shortcut to test a mini version of its Big Falcon Rocket
SpaceX plans to use a Falcon 9 rocket to test some of BFR's key features even before the company builds a full-sized version of its interplanetary vehicle. The private space corporation's ch...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget The best weapon in 'Just Cause 4' is Mother Nature
Just Cause 4 arrives at the end of a busy season of open world games. Fortunately, the series has always done things differently the likes of Assassin's Creed, Read Dead Redemption, Far Cry and t...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Facebook Portal and Portal review: Video chat takes center stage
Facebook was set to launch Portal -- its first consumer hardware -- at this year's F8 developer conference. However, with the Cambridge Analytica scandal still fresh in people's minds, the ...
01:39 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Ford buys e-scooter sharing startup Spin
Turns out those rumours about Ford buying e-scooter startup Spin were true. The auto-maker has confirmed the purchase as it looks beyond car ownership to emerging modes of transport. Though it didn�...
01:21 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Harley-Davidson shows off its road-ready LiveWire electric bike
Harley-Davidson's LiveWire electric motorcycle, which has been in the works for four years now, is nearly ready for eco-conscious bikers. At the EICMA motorcylcle show in Milan, the company unvei...
01:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget The Playstation Classic is $100 worth of '90s nostalgia
All that's old will be new again this Festivus, if the Playstation Classic is any indication. On Tuesday, Engadget headed down to Sony Interactive Studios in San Mateo, California for an early lo...
12:41 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget 'Final Fantasy XV' loses its director and most DLCs
Final Fantasy XV has lost its director Hajime Tabata and the majority of its upcoming DLCs. The news was announced during a Square Enix livestream where the publisher also showed a teaser for the one ...
12:23 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Sony sneaks out a quieter PS4 Pro
Unless there are very significant changes involved, updates to gaming consoles are rarely released to any fanfare, silently slipping on to the market with minor tweaks designed to rectify any teething...
12:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Fossil gets active with Sport smartwatch
American watchmaker Fossil has a new smartwatch that it's adding to its extensive lineup of wearables: the Fossil Sport. The watch, which is targeted at folks with an active lifestyle, is powered...
11:30 am -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Samsung's 'Infinity Flex' phone unfolds
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Looking for something new? Samsung teased a new type of device at its developer conference yesterday, but it still might not be the company's most important m...
11:00 am -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Google names the winning games from its design challenge for teen girls
Google challenged teenage girls to create games of their own after seeing that only 23 percent of game developers for the Play Store identify as women. That, despite the fact that women make up 49 per...
09:41 am -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget New 'FIFA Mobile' season brings revamped visuals and team chemistry
FIFA Mobile has usually played second fiddle to its 'full-size' counterparts. That gap just closed a bit, however. EA has updated FIFA Mobile on Android and iOS for the new season, and it ...
08:19 am -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Flying taxi startup Lilium hires former Audi and Airbus executives
Flying taxi startup Lilium has announced some key new hires in the form of a trio of Audi and Airbus employees. Mirko Reuter, who was the head of automated driving at Audi, has been appointed Lilium&#...
07:12 am -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Tesla replaces Elon Musk as board chair with Telstra CFO Robyn Denholm
As part of his settlement with the SEC over tweets about taking Tesla private, Elon Musk agreed to step down from his post as chairman of the board of directors. Now, while he's still CEO and ret...
05:01 am -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Facebook's Portal video chat displays go on sale in the US
Facebook's Portal and Portal+ smart displays are now available in the US via Amazon, Best Buy and their own, ahem, portal. The social network created the devices with video chats in mind, giving ...
04:50 am -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget 'Mass Effect: Andromeda' looks to the future with an Xbox One X upgrade
After a launch troubled enough that it caused Bioware to rethink how it makes games, there's some new news for Mass Effect: Andromeda. No, it's not a single-player story addition addressing ...
03:48 am -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget China implements tech that can detect people by the way they walk
A Chinese surveillance company, Watrix, has developed a new system for "gait recognition" that can identify people up to 165 feet away based on how they walk. This means that if a person is ...
02:03 am -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Netgear's first WiFi 6 routers look like stealth fighters
Netgear is very clearly determined to maintain its reputation for outlandishly styled, high-performance WiFi routers. The company has unveiled its first routers using the WiFi 6 (aka 802.11ax) standa...
12:16 am -05 - Thu, November 8, 2018
Engadget Comcast may debut a set-top box for internet-only customers in 2019
Comcast hasn't been completely averse to cord cutters, but there are now hints that it might design hardware with those people in mind. CNBC contacts say Comcast is planning a streaming set-top ...
10:42 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Android apps will update while you're using them
Getting locked out of an app while it updates is probably the very definition of a first world problem, but Google is addressing it anyway. The company is introducing a new API for Android that will a...
10:23 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Husqvarna's first electric motorcycle is the EE 5 mini dirt bike
Husqvarna may be a familiar name in the motorcycle world, but it hasn't done much to embrace electric motorcycles. It will soon, though -- it's launching its first e-motorbike in the form o...
09:41 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget iHeartRadio now offers an on-demand family plan for $15 per month
Last year, iHeartRadio rolled out its on-demand streaming plan to everyone, and now it's adding a family tier. With the All Access Family Plan, six family members can get their own on-demand prof...
09:22 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Ford is reportedly buying e-scooter startup Spin
Ford might not sit idly by while other transportation companies expand beyond cars. Axios sources say the Blue Oval has agreed to buy e-scooter service Spin for roughly $40 million. It's not ce...
08:56 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Netflix hack day project uses eye tracking to navigate its iOS app
Netflix's hack days frequently produce fanciful results, but its latest might be key to making its streaming service more accessible. The company's engineers have developed an experimental ...
08:37 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Gorgeous platformer 'Gris' arrives December 13th
Indie platformer Gris, which caught our attention for its beautiful visuals, now has a firm release date. Publisher Devolver Digital has revealed you'll be able to explore the game's gorgeou...
08:18 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Microsoft Word will automatically create to-do lists for you
Microsoft will start turning the notes you leave in Word documents into to-do lists. The company is testing a new feature in its word processor that will automatically detect notes and messages left f...
07:59 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Amazon's Alexa and Echo launch in Mexico
Amazon's Alexa is available in numerous countries, but there are still major expansions left to go -- case in point, Mexico. The company has launched both Alexa and its Echo range of smart speak...
07:37 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Samsung cleans up its Android skin with 'One UI'
In addition to unveiling its much-rumored folding phone at its developer conference today, Samsung also shared its plans for a cleaner Android skin. The new look will be called One UI, and feature not...
07:28 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Samsung debuts foldable 'Infinity Flex' phone display
As predicted, Samsung has unveiled a flexible display the company's 2018 developer conference in San Francisco. It's still very much in prototype stage, but Samsung wanted to take the opport...
07:07 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Android will natively support foldable phones
Samsung said it would unveil its foldable phone features at its developer conference, and Google is willing to help out. The company is introducing native foldable device support in Android to let ap...
06:57 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Vizio is selling a Product RED TV to help fight AIDS in Africa
If you've ever found yourself looking at your TV, wishing its gray or black casing was a little more exciting, Vizio might have the answer. Plus, you might help out a good cause, too....
06:34 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Samsung opens Bixby assistant to developers
Samsung is widening Bixby's reach in a big way. The company is opening its AI assistant to developers, giving them the power to build their own Bixby-based apps. A Bixby Marketplace will even hel...
06:19 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Schlage's new smart lock lets Amazon into your house
Locks are usually meant to keep people out of your house, but Schlage and Amazon are letting people in -- as long as they're dropping off a package for you. Schlage's new Zigbee-certified Co...
06:01 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Instacarts grocery pickup service is live in a handful of cities
Instacart, known for its same-day grocery delivery services, is now giving customers the option of ordering their groceries and picking them up at the store later on. The company has been testing this...
05:37 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Facebook delays identity checks for UK political ads following abuses
Facebook is delaying its identity checks for political ads in the UK. The internet giant told The Guardian in a statement that it was delaying the requirement to December after realizing people could...
05:19 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Flickr wont delete Creative Commons photos when its free tier changes
Last week, Flickr announced that it would be changing its free tier, allowing users to store just 1,000 photos and videos rather than providing them with 1TB of free storage as it had in the past. Tho...
05:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget The best laptops to give as gifts
Even at the cheaper end, laptops make for expensive gifts, and with tons of options out there, choosing the right one can be overwhelming. Let us help simplify things for you. If you check out our 201...
04:37 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Spotify's connected device streaming is now open to free users
Spotify is giving non-paying users access to Connect audio streaming for supported speakers and devices -- a feature previously limited to Premium members. You'll still have to put up with ads th...
04:16 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg refuses to testify in the UK yet again
Mark Zuckerberg has yet again rebuked a UK parliamentary request for him to testify. An international committee had called for the Facebook CEO to appear before it later this month....
04:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget 8Bitdo's GBros. links your wired GameCube controller and your Switch
When Super Smash Bros. Ultimate arrives on December 7th for the Nintendo Switch, it will come with support for the GameCube controller. It's the pros' controller of choice for Smash games, a...
03:23 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget YouTube paid $3 billion to copyright owners through Content ID
Google has introduced a number of anti-piracy products and measures over the years, and in its latest report, the tech giant has revealed how some those products have been faring. In the paper entitle...
02:58 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Facebook will soon give you 10 minutes to unsend messages
Previously reserved for its top brass, Facebook's unsend message feature will soon be available to all. But you'll only get 10 minutes to take back that DM before it's read. The short w...
02:30 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Can the Peloton formula work for weight training?
I've been going to the gym regularly for a few years now, but mostly to spend some time on the elliptical and stationary bike. There are free weights but I've always felt a bit uncomfortable...
01:31 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Stratolaunch successfully tests a core component of its rocket engines
Stratolaunch has successfully tested a key component of its hydrogen-fuelled rocket engine. The company fired the pre-burner last Friday at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. In contrast...
01:02 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Facebook confirms accounts banned ahead of election had Russian ties
Facebook has confirmed that the 115 accounts it blocked yesterday due to "inauthentic behavior" are likely linked to Russia. In a new statement, the company says that a site claiming associa...
12:14 pm -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget The UK's first Dolby Cinema to open in London
London's iconic Odeon Leicester Square cinema has already firmly established itself in the silver screen history books, having hosted more than 700 film premieres since its opening in 1937. Now, ...
11:30 am -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Not AirPods, 'AirDots'
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Today we have some cheap Chinese earbuds lined up to compare with Apple's AirPods, and you might need to save that money -- fulfilling wishlists made from Ama...
10:29 am -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Google Maps gets collision and speed trap reports in latest test
When Google bought Waze back in 2013 it was widely assumed it would only be a matter of time before some of the traffic app's more popular features made their way onto Maps. It's taken a whi...
09:21 am -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget LG's stripped-back G7 phone is available this week
LG first revealed its plans to release a stripped-back version of the G7 ThinQ at IFA back in August. Now, the Korean company has announced that the phone called the G7 Fit will start shipping in sele...
08:02 am -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Hublot's $25,000 watch can only be purchased with Bitcoin
Hublot has launched a new luxury watch under its Big Bang line that's not quite like any of its other models. You can't pay for it with cash or even an AMEX Black Card -- you can only purcha...
06:29 am -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Vimeo launches channel just for holographic video
Vimeo has a reputation for pushing the boundaries of video technology in a bid to stand out, but it's taking things a step further. The service recently launched a channel dedicated solely to ho...
04:37 am -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget NASA's ICON mission launches to the ionosphere at 3:05 AM ET
Need something else to watch after all the results come in? Tonight NASA's launching a mission to explore Earth's ionosphere, but this isn't the average rocket launch. The Ionospheric C...
04:37 am -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget NASA's ICON mission launches to the ionosphere at 3:05 AM ET (update: delayed)
Need something else to watch after all the results come in? Tonight NASA's launching a mission to explore Earth's ionosphere, but this isn't the average rocket launch. The Ionospheric C...
04:37 am -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget NASA's ICON launch to the ionosphere delayed (update)
Need something else to watch after all the results come in? Tonight NASA's launching a mission to explore Earth's ionosphere, but this isn't the average rocket launch. The Ionospheric C...
02:24 am -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget Judge: Qualcomm must license modem tech to rivals like Intel
Qualcomm isn't having much luck defending itself against the FTC's antitrust lawsuit. US federal Judge Lucy Koh has ruled that Qualcomm must license some of the patents in its cellular mode...
12:56 am -05 - Wed, November 7, 2018
Engadget FCC will review how wireless carriers respond to natural disasters
With the recovery from Hurricanes Florence and Michael still underway, the FCC wants to know how well wireless networks will cope with the next crisis. The regulator is launching a review of the Wir...
11:16 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget EU approves Disney's purchase of Fox assets, with conditions
Disney's acquisition of Fox studios and TV channels is one step closer to becoming a practical reality. The European Commission has approved the mega-deal under the condition that Disney has to ...
10:40 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Researchers train AI to spot Alzheimers disease ahead of diagnosis
While Alzheimer's disease affects tens of millions of people worldwide, it remains difficult to detect early on. But researchers exploring whether AI can play a role in detecting Alzheimer's...
10:02 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Amazon sends out toy catalog with no prices ahead of the holidays
Amazon's holiday shopping marketing push is well underway. On Monday, it scrapped the minimum purchase amount for non-Prime customers to qualify for free shipping over the season. In another effo...
09:37 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget AMD launches the first 7nm GPUs, but they're not for you
AMD is following through on its promise of releasing 7-nanometer GPUs -- not that you can use one yet. The company has formally launched Radeon Instinct MI50 and MI60 cards that use the denser, more ...
08:19 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Leica's Q-P is a pricey full-frame camera with subtle refinements
Leica is keeping up its habit of releasing subtly refined P variants of its cameras, this time focusing on its full-frame street camera, the Q. The newly unveiled Q-P mostly focuses on stealth, with ...
07:57 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Verizon cuts the price of its unlimited prepaid plan
Verizon (Engadget's parent company) appears to be feeling the heat from T-Mobile's Metro relaunch. It's shaking up its prepaid plans with an emphasis on better value at the high end. ...
07:29 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's Cortana boss is reportedly leaving the company
Cortana's role at Microsoft is evolving (who'd have thought Alexa and Cortana would play nicely?), and the team in charge of the AI assistant looks to be changing as well. ZDNet sources cla...
07:10 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Animated 'Super Mario Bros.' movie tentatively planned for 2022
Those rumors of a Super Mario Bros. animated movie in development? They're true. In a chat with Variety, Illumination founder Chris Meledandri confirmed that the animated flick was in "pri...
07:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Furhat Robotics gives AI a face with its new social robot
Voice assistants have their benefits, but it can be a bit weird to talk to a faceless robot voice all day. Stockholm-based technology startup Furhat Robotics is putting a face to our interactions with...
06:40 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Foxconn says it won't staff Wisconsin plant with workers from China
Last year, Foxconn, a supplier to companies like Apple and Microsoft, announced plans for a factory in Racine, Wisconsin, a deal that promised to bring a $10 billion investment and 13,000 jobs to the ...
06:16 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Google's Pixel Slate is available to pre-order
Google has been coy about just when you could get your hands on a Pixel Slate, but it's ending that mystery today. Both Google and Best Buy have made the Chrome OS tablet available for pre-order...
05:51 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget The Joker and Harley Quinn are going to wreak havoc in 'PUBG'
The world of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is colliding with the DC Universe. The Joker and Harley Quinn -- the Jared Leto and Margot Robbie versions from Suicide Squad -- will be making an appea...
05:30 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget 8BitDos Bluetooth mod kits put retired controllers back to work
The mini-console trend isn't just a case of repackaging classic, beloved games and cashing in on our shared retrophilia. There's also a practical reason for their existence: Most old console...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Dropbox taps third-party apps for file editing on the web
Dropbox started out as a simple online vault for your most important files, but over the years the company moved from just having a place to store and share documents to a place where you can get coll...
04:44 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Netflix has six new animated films and series in the works
As Disney gears up for its own streaming service, Netflix is adding to its slate of family content, and it just revealed six new animated projects that are in the works. As Variety reports, the latest...
04:27 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Facebooks cluelessness helped amplify Myanmar tensions
As the United States goes to the polls for the 2018 midterms, Facebook's political role is once again under scrutiny. The social network has published a report it commissioned in August from Busi...
04:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget The best video-editing apps
Whether you're a YouTuber, filmmaker or hobbyist, there's an embarrassment of video apps available nowadays. On top of incredible free products like Blackmagic's DaVinci Resolve, pros c...
03:31 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Google model identifies restaurants that could give you food poisoning
Google could soon tell you which restaurants are more likely to give you food poisoning, thanks to an algorithm that can identify lapses in food safety in near real time. Working with researchers from...
03:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Sinemia offers discounted weekday-only movie subscriptions
Sinemia might have a way to get you to the movie theater on quieter days of the week. The service has launched weekday subscription plans that cut the prices if you're content with skipping movi...
03:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Mercedes AI research could mean faster package delivery
It looked and worked like a Ferris wheel and it seemed like a good idea. Packages would sit in the basket and rotate for easy access when about to be delivered. Then a gallon of milk got caught in a c...
02:41 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Xiaomi's true wireless 'AirDots' earbuds cost less than $30
Despite big name partnerships with Microsoft and Facebook, Xiaomi is arguably better known for its super-cheap devices, which span smartphones to activity trackers. The Chinese manufacturer's lat...
02:22 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Facebook referred to EU regulator over ad targeting methods
Facebook is about to face more scrutiny over its ad targeting methods. Just days after fining Facebook over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the UK's Information Commissioner's Office has r...
02:03 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Curtiss is ready to mass-produce its 'Zeus' e-motorbikes
Motorcycle-maker Curtiss is finally moving beyond its electric concepts to an EV two-wheeler that may actually make it to the public. It just unveiled two new models of its Zeus prototype -- dubbed Ca...
01:32 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Microsoft's Bitlocker compromised by bad SSD encryption
Bad computer security can sometimes have a cascading effect, as researchers from the Netherlands discovered. They first spotted vulnerabilities in the embedded encryption of several SSD models from Sa...
01:02 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Waymo blames self-driving collision on pesky human
Waymo has admitted in a blog post that one of its test vehicles hit a motorcycle in Mountain View. The company has defended its technology in the post, though, clarifying that the event was caused by ...
12:30 pm -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Nike Run Club update enlists Siri as your exercise motivator
Nike has updated its iOS Run Club app to add a couple of features encouraging you to run more. The app's latest version features Siri Suggestions integration, which means your iOS Spotlights will...
11:55 am -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Bird launches UK's first scooter sharing service on one London path
London faces some of the biggest transport problems in the world, but one startup thinks its electric scooter scheme could be the solution -- as long as it can get around the UK's draconian vehic...
11:30 am -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Chrome's built-in ad blocking gets stronger
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's election day in the US, but before you head out to collect those I Voted stickers, it's time to check out our first impressions of Apple's new ...
11:00 am -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget A weekend with the new MacBook Air
It's a gray, blustery Saturday, and I'm curled up on the couch with a cup of coffee and the new MacBook Air. The laptop is warming my legs, but not uncomfortably so. I'm trying my best ...
10:30 am -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Google can tell you how and where to vote on election day
You can add Google to the list of tech companies nudging you to get out to the polls today. The big G's search engine is the go-to source for our most pressing, and prosaic, questions. And once a...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Opera for Android will get rid of annoying cookie prompts
If you're frustrated at having to constantly close "we use cookies" dialog boxes on websites in the GDPR era, relief might be in sight. Opera has released an updated Android browser wi...
08:03 am -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget FCC pushes carriers to implement caller ID authentication by 2019
Even if you don't agree with Ajit Pai's stance on some important issues, you might still want to hear about his latest campaign against robocalls. The FCC chairman has demanded (PDF) the ado...
07:04 am -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Samsung to reveal foldable phone features this week
As Samsung Mobile's CEO suggested months ago, the company is preparing to release some details of its "foldable phone" during a developer's conference in San Francisco -- and as se...
04:52 am -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget Facebook blocks 115 fake accounts ahead of midterm elections
In (possibly) the last update from a long string of reports leading up to the 2018 midterm elections, Facebook sent out an alert that it has disabled 115 accounts (30 on Facebook and 85 on Instagram) ...
03:11 am -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget A powerful laser 'porch light' could let aliens know where we are
An MIT researcher claims a laser space beacon detectable up to 20,000 light years away is feasible -- essentially acting as a porch light for extraterrestrial life. James Clark's study posits tha...
01:57 am -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget What's on TV: 'Tetris Effect' and 'Great British Baking Show'
This week Netflix premieres Outlaw King, starring Chris Pine as a hero in medieval Scotland, as well as "Collection 6" of The Great British Baking Show. On PS4 and PS VR, there's Tetris...
12:33 am -05 - Tue, November 6, 2018
Engadget AMC hikes prices for its MoviePass rival in 15 states
It's not just upstarts like MoviePass hiking rates for their movie subscription services. AMC is raising prices for its Stubs A-List service in the 15 states where it's "most popular.&...
11:10 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Tencent games will verify IDs to limit playing time for children
Chinese tech giant Tencent has imposed game time limits on younger players to curb addiction and promote healthy habits, but it's now taking some dramatic steps to enforce those restrictions. Th...
10:20 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Volkswagen wants to use quantum computers to optimize traffic
If you've ever had your bus show up later than scheduled, here's a welcome development for you. Volkswagen, with the help of D-Wave, has tapped the power of quantum computing to develop a tr...
09:49 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget The EFFs VR experience helps users spot surveillance devices
With surveillance technology becoming ever more ubiquitous, it would be useful to know where to look for it. At least that's the thinking behind the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Spot the...
09:18 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Lime puts $3 million toward promoting e-scooter safety
E-scooter companies have faced plenty of criticism for allegedly doing too little to foster safety (not to mention basic respect for the law) among riders, and Lime appears to be tackling this issue h...
08:47 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Amazon may split new headquarters between two cities
Amazon may have an unexpected solution to its location for a second headquarters: split it in two. A Wall Street Journal source says Amazon has decided to divide HQ2 "evenly" between two lo...
08:36 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Instagram might be exploring collaborative School Stories
When Facebook launched, the social network was limited to students, and now the company appears to be testing a new Instagram feature that brings to mind those early days. TechCrunch reports that Inst...
08:15 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Right-wing haven Gab is back online
Gab is back online following a brief shuttering in the wake of the anti-Semitic shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue late last month. The social network had been banned by its hosting provider Joyent an...
07:54 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Facebook pulls Trump ad TV networks took off the air
Facebook confirmed that it has followed in the footsteps of most major media outlets and pulled a controversial advertisement released by the Donald Trump campaign. The social media giant, which allow...
07:33 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Report claims Tesla's medical clinic denied factory workers care
Earlier this year, The Center for Investigative Reporting's Reveal published a report claiming Tesla was undercounting its worker injuries and ignoring safety concerns presented by its factory ma...
07:12 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Apple releases watchOS 5.1.1 after previous update bricked devices
Apple has released its latest watchOS update, after the previous release caused a bricking issue on some Apple Watches. The watchOS 5.1.1 update seems to resolve the problem that led the company to pu...
06:22 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Supreme Court won't hear appeal over Obama-era net neutrality rules
Net neutrality just secured a court victory... unfortunately, it won't make much of a difference in the near future. The US Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a 2016 DC court ruling ...
05:44 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget 7-Eleven is testing a scan and go mobile checkout system
Cashier-less checkouts are supposed to be all about convenience, so it's only right that a convenience store gets in on the action. 7-Eleven is launching a new pilot program called Scan and Pay t...
05:15 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Check out Engadget's 2018 holiday gift guide!
It's November and Halloween is officially in the rearview mirror, which means it's officially OK to start thinking about the holidays. Specifically, all those gifts you want to buy for your ...
05:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Niantic revives Ingress for the postPokmon Go world
Niantic has a problem. It's the king of GPS/AR/Maps&ndash;based "exergaming," but it's leasing its empire. Pok&eacute;mon Go is built on IP it doesn't own or control, ...
05:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Chrome will block all ads on consistently deceptive websites
Google is stepping up its fight against websites that use shady pop-ups and redirects to ensnare web users. As of December, Chrome 71 will block all ads on the "small number" of sites that ...
04:43 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget The Gemini PDA's follow-up is a clamshell communicator phone
Planet Computers' Gemini could serve as a phone if you really wanted, but it was ultimately a PDA first and foremost. It's keenly aware of that limitation, however -- the company has launch...
04:19 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Facebook opens small business pop-ups in nine Macy's stores
Facebook is bringing around 100 digital-native brands and small businesses that have found success on the social network and Instagram to physical retail locations. It's opening pop-ups at nine M...
03:01 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite' is adding NFL team jerseys, emotes and more
Epic Games has landed a major partnership for Fortnite -- it's bringing the National Football League into the fold. Starting Friday at 7PM ET, you'll be able to buy NFL team outfits from the...
02:29 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Amazon opens its first 4-Star store in California
Amazon is opening its 4-Star location in California. The new shop -- which boasts a mix of Amazon's highest-rated and "new and trending" products (think toys, household items, and Echos...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget ThinkPad X1 Extreme review: Big on power and price
Full disclosure: I have something of a complicated relationship with ThinkPads. Once upon a time, I was what you might call a "fanboy." Over the course of my life, I've had five of them...
01:31 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget LG is putting its self-driving shopping carts to work in Korea
LG's robotics experiments range from wearable exoskeletons to airport guides and cleaners. Next up, it's starting work on a smart shopping cart that will follow customers around as they shop...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget OlloClip's new mobile lenses cater to pros and amateurs alike
With smartphones piling on extra cameras with each new release, you'd think the clip-on lens would be in danger of becoming obsolete. Well, that's not the case for OlloClip, which is still r...
12:15 pm -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Intel's 48-core Xeon will go head-to-head with AMD in 2019
Intel has unveiled its fastest server processors yet, the Xeon Cascade Lake series with up to 48 cores. Its current top-of-the-line server chips, the Xeon Scalable Processors, pack up to 28 cores and ...
11:30 am -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: 5G iPhones
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Good morning! Your 5G iPhone is unlikely to appear until 2020, an asteroid mining company gets some help from a new Blockchain owner, and drones get smarter at sea...
11:00 am -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget iPad Pro (2018) preview: Early signs point to a powerhouse with potential
Apple's newly updated iPad Pro is, to put it bluntly, a spectacular bit of hardware. In fact, it's so spectacular that we haven't been able to completely put it through its paces yet. F...
11:00 am -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget iPad Pro preview (2018): Early signs point to a powerhouse with potential
Apple's newly updated iPad Pro is, to put it bluntly, a spectacular bit of hardware. In fact, it's so spectacular that we haven't been able to completely put it through its paces yet. F...
09:20 am -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Amazon drops its free-shipping minimum for the holidays
Amazon is making rivals like Walmart sweat a bit more over the holidays by offering free shipping with no minimum purchase to everyone. The company announced that it's waiving the usual $25 minim...
08:06 am -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Sears hopes to sell its home improvement business to Service.com
Bankrupt retailer Sears announced that it's seeking permission to sell its home improvement division to a key rival partly responsible for its downfall. Pending trustee approval, it will sell the...
04:50 am -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Winklevoss twins claim cryptocurrency guru stole 5,000 bitcoins
The Winkevoss twins are back in the news for their involvement in the cryptocurrency world, but this time they likely wouldn't want to celebrate. The New York Times has learned that the two sue...
03:06 am -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Ubisoft sanitizes 'Rainbow Six: Siege' to expand its audience
Ubisoft wants to bring Rainbow Six: Siege to new Asian markets, and it's sterilizing some parts of the game in the process -- regardless of where you live. It's prepping a Year 3 Season 4 u...
01:38 am -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Blockchain company buys asteroid mining firm Planetary Resources
Planetary Resources just took an unusual turn on its path to asteroic mining. ConsenSys, a blockchain company created by Ethereum co-founder Joe Lubin, has bought Planetary Resources for an unspecifi...
12:05 am -05 - Mon, November 5, 2018
Engadget Drone fleets could find lost hikers in forests without using GPS
Drones can already be effective search and rescue tools, but not in densely-packed forests where the tree cover might block GPS signals. Thankfully, MIT has a clever solution: use the same technology ...
10:32 pm -05 - Sun, November 4, 2018
Engadget Amazon's narrowed 'HQ2' picks include Dallas and NYC
Sorry, Crystal City -- you're not the only one Amazon fancies as it narrows down its choice of location for a second headquarters (aka HQ2). Wall Street Journal tipsters say the internet giant h...
09:04 pm -05 - Sun, November 4, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite' ends Halloween event with an in-game bang
When Epic said it was going to end its Fortnitemares Halloween event in spectacular fashion with a one-time occurrence, it wasn't kidding around. If you happened to be in Fortnite at 1PM Eastern...
07:30 pm -05 - Sun, November 4, 2018
Engadget The best vacuum cleaners
By Liam McCabeThis 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...
05:59 pm -05 - Sun, November 4, 2018
Engadget YouTube might come to Nintendo Switch on November 8th
You haven't had many options for streaming video on the Switch. There's Niconico in Japan, Hulu... and, well, that's about it. Another option might be right around the bend, however. ...
04:30 pm -05 - Sun, November 4, 2018
Engadget After Math: The best kind of falling star
Gavin McInnes and his gang of Proud Boys, newly minted stars of the Alt-Right, took their first steps back toward irrelevancy this week when they got themselves banned from Facebook. At the same time,...
03:00 pm -05 - Sun, November 4, 2018
Engadget Motorola One launches in the US on November 11th for $399
You'll soon be able to buy the Motorola One in the US. The phonemaker says it's bringing the Android One phone stateside "after a successful launch" in Latin America, Asia Pacific ...
01:58 pm -05 - Sun, November 4, 2018
Engadget Pentagon preps cyberattack in case Russia interferes with elections
There may not be any immediate evidence of Russia directly meddling with the US midterm elections, but the Department of Defense is apparently ready to strike back if it happens. Anonymous officials ...
09:25 am -05 - Sun, November 4, 2018
Engadget Facebook reorganizes Oculus to further its long-term VR goals
Facebook isn't done shaking up its strategy for Oculus. TechCrunch has learned that Facebook reorganized its augmented and virtual reality teams this week to focus on areas of technical expertis...
03:58 am -04 - Sun, November 4, 2018
Engadget Apple reportedly launches its first 5G iPhone in 2020
The first 5G smartphones should arrive in 2019, but don't expect Apple to rush to join them. A Fast Company source claims Apple intends to use an Intel 5G modem, the 8161, in its 2020 batch of i...
02:32 am -04 - Sun, November 4, 2018
Engadget SpaceX's Starman Roadster has ventured past Mars
Starman and its Tesla Roadster are officially a long, long way from home. SpaceX has confirmed that Falcon Heavy's test payload has passed Mars' orbit, putting it at one of its greatest dis...
01:04 am -04 - Sun, November 4, 2018
Engadget Amazon warehouse collapse in Baltimore leaves two dead
Amazon is grappling with tragedy at one of its warehouses this weekend. A 50-foot wall at the company's southeast Baltimore fulfillment center collapsed on the night of November 2nd in the midst...
11:33 pm -04 - Sat, November 3, 2018
Engadget SEC subpoenas Tesla over Model 3 production claims
The investigation into Tesla's Model 3 production forecasts appears to be intensifying. Tesla has confirmed receiving an SEC subpoena requesting data for "certain projections" the auto...
10:01 pm -04 - Sat, November 3, 2018
Engadget The Boring Company's LA tunnel is poised for December opening
The Boring Company's traffic-dodging LA test tunnel might truly be able to give people free rides this December. Company chief Elon Musk has revealed on Twitter that he's just walked the ful...
08:29 pm -04 - Sat, November 3, 2018
Engadget Amazon may place its second headquarters in Arlington, Virginia
Amazon appears to be close to picking a city for its second headquarters ahead of its end-of-2018 deadline. Washington Post sources said the internet giant had "advanced discussions" about p...
08:29 pm -04 - Sat, November 3, 2018
Engadget Amazon may place its second headquarters in Arlington, Virginia (updated)
Amazon appears to be close to picking a city for its second headquarters ahead of its end-of-2018 deadline. Washington Post sources said the internet giant had "advanced discussions" about p...
06:58 pm -04 - Sat, November 3, 2018
Engadget 'Warcraft III: Reforged' modernizes another real-time strategy hit
Blizzard isn't about to stop its trip down memory lane with a remaster of the original StarCraft. The studio has unveiled Warcraft III: Reforged, a top-to-bottom refresh of the landmark real-time...
05:30 pm -04 - Sat, November 3, 2018
Engadget Should Alexa be your childs friend?
By Monica ChinRobin E. was folding laundry when she heard her son talking to Alexa downstairs in a soft, hopeful voice. The 5-year-old was asking, "Alexa, will you be my friend?"...
04:00 pm -04 - Sat, November 3, 2018
Engadget Ask Engadget: Which USB-C mic will improve my vacation videos?
The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Ch...
02:35 pm -04 - Sat, November 3, 2018
Engadget Uber applies for permission to test self-driving cars again
Uber has published a Voluntary Safety Self-Assessment report in a bid to convince authorities to give it the go-ahead to test its self-driving vehicles on public roads again. The ride-hailing firm sus...
01:45 pm -04 - Sat, November 3, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: 'Diablo' goes mobile and Google employees walk out
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! While Google employees got in formation, Blizzcon 2018 kicked off, and we reviewed RED's Hydrogen One smartphone. We'll also tak...
11:02 am -04 - Sat, November 3, 2018
Engadget Google Walkout protest included 20,000 participants Friday
According to its organizers, a protest put together over the last week pulled together 20,000 workers in 50 Google offices around the world who walked out at 11:10 AM local time yesterday. While the r...
08:49 am -04 - Sat, November 3, 2018
Engadget Now Segway and Lime are sorting out blame for scooter battery issues
With electric scooters popping up in cities around the globe, people are wondering -- for many reasons -- if they're actually safe. Earlier this week Lime announced it had recalled Segway Ninebot...
02:34 am -04 - Sat, November 3, 2018
Engadget Cadillac pauses its $1,800-per-month car subscription service
Just one year after launching it, Cadillac is temporarily ending its expensive car subscription service, the Wall Street Journal reported. Book by Cadillac, which charged drivers $1,800 to be behind t...
12:36 am -04 - Sat, November 3, 2018
Engadget 'Diablo Immortal' brings Blizzard's action RPG to iOS and Android
On the same day it released Diablo III on Nintendo Switch, Blizzard announced it's bringing the Diablo franchise to even more platforms. The studio revealed at Blizzcon that Diablo Immortal, whic...
12:01 am -04 - Sat, November 3, 2018
Engadget Alexa can tell you when your favorite artists release new music
If you're an Amazon Music subscriber in the US, you can receive notifications when your favorite artists drop new music, simply by asking Alexa to follow them. All you need to do is say something...
10:15 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget Adidas is using augmented reality to sell limited-edition sneakers
It's never been easy to buy limited-edition sneakers, especially for consumers who may not have the same resources as a reseller. This can be anything from automated scripts (aka bots), to an arm...
09:59 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget NASA and the ESA release first 8K video from space
NASA and the European Space Agency have teamed up on a new video about astronauts in the International Space Station. But this one is a little different than the videos you've watched in the past...
09:28 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget Amazon lets Prime members choose a weekly delivery day
Amazon is introducing a new delivery option, allowing Prime members in the US to select a certain day of the week on which their orders will be delivered. The company is calling it Amazon Day and it&#...
09:00 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget Lego reveals six 'Overwatch' sets that are coming next year
Overwatch has been such a phenomenon that it's starting to take eek into everything. The latest example of Overwatch creep comes to the world of Lego. The company is releasing six Overwatch-theme...
08:31 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget Smartwatch shipments grow 67 percent in Q3 thanks to Apple and Fitbit
The smartwatch market doesn't show any signs of slowing down, and it might have just hit a major milestone in the process. Strategy Analytics estimates that smartwatch shipments grew a whopping 6...
08:08 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget Bethesda enlists Ninja and Rick and Morty for 'Fallout 76' livestream
To build up hype for the upcoming release of Fallout 76, Bethesda pulled the handle on the pop culture slot machine and it landed on Ninja, Logic and Rick and Morty. That motley crew of nerd stardom w...
07:40 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget The latest 'Overwatch' hero is gunslinging gang leader Ashe
As ever at Blizzcon, Blizzard had a new Overwatch hero to reveal. The 29th playable character is Ashe, the damage-dealing leader of the Deadlock Gang. Along with her main weapon, a semi-automatic rifl...
07:20 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget 'Destiny 2' for PC is free until November 18th
Bungie and Activision aren't going to stop at handing out free copies of Destiny 2 to console gamers. Right in time for the launch of BlizzCon, they're making the base PC version of the sha...
07:01 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget Dear tech: Stop doing business with Nazis
Kicking Nazis off tech companies' services is so easy, and such a simple thing to do. It is such a basic act of human decency, a trivial task that would stop PayPal, Stripe, Instagram, Facebook, ...
06:49 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget Football Manager 2019 is out now on PC, Mac and mobile
Here's a bit of good news for those itching for some soccer simulation: Sega and Sports Interactive's Football Manager 2019 is available today for PC and Mac. Also debuting today are Footbal...
06:28 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget GM is making e-bikes as it expands beyond cars
GM is keenly aware that it can't depend on car sales going forward, and that now includes venturing beyond cars. The company has revealed that it's working on two e-bikes, one compact and o...
06:10 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget RED Hydrogen One review: Mediocre cameraphone, extraordinary price tag
The RED Hydrogen One is not really a smartphone, it's a camera that also happens to be a smartphone. This makes sense to me intuitively, because when I use smartphones for video projects, or to t...
05:46 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget Scientists find evidence of a black hole at our galaxys center
Researchers have long suspected that a supermassive black hole lies in the center of our galaxy, and now they have strong evidence to support that suspicion. Using the Very Large Telescope -- an array...
05:25 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget Apple News app will provide real-time results on Election Day
Come November 6th, Apple will turn its News app into election central. According to TechCrunch, the company is planning to launch a new Election Night section that will display live results, highlight...
05:04 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget Spotify begins testing Apple Watch app
A year and a half later, Spotify is following through on its plans to make an official Apple Watch app. The streaming music provider has released a test version of its iOS client that includes a compa...
04:30 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget Razer Phone 2 review: Strictly for gamers
When the Razer Phone debuted last year, it was one of the first modern gaming phones to hit the market. While it may not seem like it here in the US, there's a growing appetite for hardcore mobil...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget How to clean a humidifier
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...
03:44 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget Activision debuts 'Call of Duty' companion app for your phone
Call of Duty players can now take advantage of a companion app for Black Ops 4 and WWII on iOS and Android. It provides stats on your gameplay in Black Ops 4's multiplayer, Zombies and Blackout (...
03:21 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget Vans' NASA collection is built for sneakerheads and space nerds
Vans is continuing its run of iconic collections with the release of a NASA "Space Voyager" line that spans sneakers, clothing, and accessories. Inspired by the textures and features of the ...
02:54 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget Stanford outlines its massive Apple Watch heart rate study
The Apple Heart Study Stanford launched back in 2017 has garnered so much interest that it was able get 400,000 volunteers. Now, the researchers have revealed the finer details about the study, includ...
02:19 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget NASA says goodbye to its Dawn spacecraft after 11 years of service
NASA's Dawn spacecraft has run out of fuel, and its mission has come to an end. Launched in 2007, Dawn orbited the two largest bodies in the main asteroid belt -- Vesta and Ceres -- collecting va...
01:42 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget World of Warcraft Classic demo has a one-hour time limit
With BlizzCon 2018 kicking off today, attendees and virtual ticket holders will finally get to try out World of Warcraft Classic, a full year after it was first announced. For the uninitiated, that�...
01:21 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget Volvo and Baidu team up to build self-driving cars for China
It's not just Ford that's working with Baidu to develop self-driving cars for the Chinese market -- Volvo has also revealed its team-up with the tech giant. While Ford announced the partners...
01:02 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget Snapchat pushes voters toward the nearest polling place
Snap said its surprisingly successful voter registration campaign helped 418,000 people register in the space of a two-week period. Now, the ephemeral messaging app is following that up with an initia...
12:29 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget Hulu lands all of Foxs big animated comedies
Hulu has announced a deal with 20th Century Fox that will see the majority of Fox's animated sitcoms sticking with the platform. The most notable new addition to the service is King of the Hill, ...
12:02 pm -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget Samsung will reportedly open its Bixby assistant to developers
Samsung apparently has enough confidence in its half-baked voice assistant, Bixby, that it plans to open it up to developers, according to the WSJ. At its San Francisco developer conference next week,...
11:31 am -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget US shoots down a fake nuke using a 'kill vehicle' interceptor
A US warship has shot down a ballistic missile in space as part of the latest test of the military's advanced interceptor technology. And the entire feat was caught on video. The clip captures th...
11:00 am -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget Buick adds Yelp Reservations to its car dashboards
Until Buick lets you order coffee and fuel with your voice, you'll have to stick to using your digits. The brand launched its Marketplace app for its in-car infotainment system late last year and...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Tesla R/C and rollable TVs
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.An almost perfect phone with one small problem: You probably can't buy it. Today's newsletter contains that and much, much more: Come for the Tesla R/C c...
10:01 am -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget Global smartphone sales fell by 6 percent last quarter
It's not a secret that smartphone sales have been dropping around the world, but a new report gives us an idea of just how bad it's getting. Manufacturers shipped just 355.2 million units la...
08:20 am -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget 'Limbo' developer Playdead's next adventure will be its biggest yet
Although Danish developer Playdead has only released two games since its start in 2006, they've both been great ones. Early last year the studio teased its next game after Inside and Limbo (both ...
06:18 am -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget Hulu Live TV launches Spanish-language and lifestyle add-ons
Hulu CEO Randy Freer revealed in October that the company is thinking of overhauling its Live TV strategy. While the streaming platform hasn't completely revamped Live TV yet, it's offering ...
03:54 am -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' starts tracking steps using HealthKit and Google Fit
Pok&eacute;mon Go players can finally unlock rewards without keeping the app open or using the game's Plus tracking dongle. The Adventure Sync option ties into Google Fit or Apple Health trac...
02:51 am -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget AT&T, Dish point fingers after HBO blackout
It's been less than six months since HBO (and the rest of what is now called WarnerMedia) joined AT&amp;T, and now we have our first bonafide carriage dispute. Both AT&amp;T and Dish blam...
12:08 am -04 - Fri, November 2, 2018
Engadget US charges Chinese, Taiwan firms for stealing secrets from Micron
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Department of Justice has filed charges against a Taiwanese company, a Chinese PRC-backed company, and three Taiwanese nationals of economic espionage...
10:59 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Apple reportedly expands the list of vintage products it will repair
Apple is expanding its program to repair some of its vintage products that are still in circulation, according to 9to5Mac. Under the program, Apple will extend service of the iPhone 5. It also offer r...
09:58 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Microsofts Mixer game streaming service adds new ways to interact
Microsoft's game streaming service and Twitch competitor, Mixer, is entering its second season, and with it comes a slew of new features to help fans engage and allow streamers to make more money...
09:39 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Apple will stop reporting how many iPhones, iPads and Macs it sells
For Apple watchers, being able to look at how many devices Apple has sold in a given quarter can be a valuable way to gauge the company's performance, and those numbers can be helpful when trying...
09:32 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget LG is bringing a rollable OLED TV to CES 2019
CES is still a couple of months away, but we're already hearing whispers of what to expect at the show in January. As usual, LG will be one of the manufacturers presenting a flood of new technolo...
09:09 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Amazon opens its second '4-star' store in Colorado
Amazon isn't wasting too much time in expanding its 4-star brick-and-mortar concept, as it opened a second location in Lone Tree, near Denver, Colorado on Thursday. It follows the first store, wh...
08:42 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Apples more expensive iPhones are making them a lot more money
We spent time with Apple's new hardware not long ago, but the company is keeping the party going with another new release: its Q4 2018 earnings. Right off the bat, we're looking at total rev...
08:08 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Senator Wyden wants to jail execs who don't protect consumer data
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) released a draft the Consumer Data Protection Act, which would create new protections for consumer information and strict punishments for those found to be abusing user data. The...
07:42 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Flickr limits free plan to 1,000 photos or videos
Flickr is killing its 1TB of free storage in favor of a no-cost plan where you're limited to 1,000 photos or videos, no matter the file size. The move comes amid a raft of changes at the photo ho...
07:24 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget You can now post your Shazam finds to Instagram Stories
Instagram's obsession with music is expanding to Shazam: The song-identifying app now works with Instagram Stories. Starting today, you'll be able to pull up Shazam, ID a song, and immediate...
07:01 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $100 on a Polk Command Bar smart soundbar
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...
06:43 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Apple, Google and others denounce Trumps transgender policy
More than four dozen global brands pushed back against a report that the Trump administration would require a person's gender be defined by their birth anatomy, a move that could endanger federal...
06:24 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Soyuz rocket failure blamed on a bent sensor pin
Russia has released the findings from its investigation into the Soyuz rocket failure on October 11th, and the cause may be relatively ignominious. The investigators determined that a bent separation ...
06:00 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Apple, hear me out: iPad XR
Every iPad Pro released thus far has been met with a similar reaction from the press. There's an acknowledgement that the device is technologically impressive and predictably the "best"...
05:30 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget League of Legends World Championship returns to NA in 2021
Today, Riot Games announced the regions that will host the League of Legends World Championship for 2019, 2020 and 2021. Following the grand final at the Incheon Munhak Stadium this weekend, the tourn...
05:10 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Uber is offering free college to its top drivers
Uber is offering the cost of college tuition for its top drivers or their families as part of its new Uber Pro program. Drivers will also be able to claim other perks including cash back on fuel purch...
04:39 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Google Walkout leaders call for transparency on sexual misconduct
The organizers of the Google employee walkout have outlined how they want the company to address sexual misconduct at the company, and they're quite clear in their demands. The Walkout for Real C...
04:18 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Apple could bring Beats 1 to broadcast radio
Apple could be set to invest in iHeartMedia, and may bring its Beats 1 station to the broadcast network as part of a deal. Discussions are in the early stages, The Financial Times reports....
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Facebook open-sources its Horizon AI platform
If you could crack open Facebook and see the gears turning under the social network's face, you'd find a surprising amount of artificial intelligence being applied in all sorts of ways. As o...
03:47 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Get your first look at the 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' Adventure Mode
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is getting a single-player mode, and the latest Nintendo Direct offered a first glimpse on what to expect when the game launches on December 7th. Nintendo is calling it Adve...
03:45 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' will offer its own social video hub
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's social element won't be limited to trash-talking your opponents. Nintendo is developing a Smash World service that will give you the chance to post and watch vid...
03:40 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Get ready to see ads in WhatsApp stories
In a move that goes against WhatsApp's founders' wishes, Facebook is set to squeeze ads on to the messaging app. Adverts will soon start surfacing within WhatsApp's Status feature (that...
03:20 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Ken, Incineroar and Piranha Plant join 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate'
The roster for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is complete. Sort of. During a Nintendo Direct presentation, game director Masahiro Sakurai confirmed that Ken, Ryu's legendary Street Fighter rival, and...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Uber Eats makes it easier to expense business lunch
If you're pulling an all-nighter at the office, it's easy enough to reach for your phone and grab something from Uber Eats. It's a popular thing to do, too, with corporate expense platf...
02:44 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Sonos delays Google Assistant voice features until 2019
Ever since Sonos speakers started working with Amazon's Alexa, the company has promised that it would eventually support Google Assistant as well. Well, after announcing that the Google Assistant...
02:30 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget HP Envy x2 review: Always-on LTE and an atrocious keyboard
I'll admit. I'm besotted with the idea of Connected PCs. They're Windows laptops or 2-in-1s that have built-in LTE radios so you can stay online wherever you go. So far, we've only...
02:17 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Fallout 76 install bug wont be the last bump in the road
PC gamers hoping to have a crack at Fallout 76 in beta this week were left disappointed when a mysterious bug stopped the 50GB installation from unlocking. Now, Bethesda's vice president Pete Hin...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Magic Leap in the living room: Alone together
"I wish I could see it."He's standing in the hallway, graphite-colored goggles strapped to his face and a small, circular computer sticking out of his front pocket. He laughs as the dis...
01:38 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Netflix will debut three Oscar hopefuls in theaters
Netflix movies don't always get shown on the big screen, but whenever they do, they also debut on the streaming service at the same time. That won't be the case for three of its upcoming fil...
01:19 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Apple will throttle last year's iPhones after all
Despite apologies, updates, and a $5.7 million fine in Italy, Apple's Batterygate woes refuse to go away. The tech giant previously told Congress there was no need to throttle last year's iP...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Huawei Mate 20 Pro review: Surprisingly, almost perfect
Huawei has grown from being a peripheral player to one of the biggest brands in smartphones in a short space of time. It started making a name for itself with competitive devices for good prices. Thes...
12:29 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Google will now take you through your privacy settings step-by-step
Google has introduced a handful of new security measures as part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, starting with a risk assessment feature that requires JavaScript to run. In case you've disabled...
12:02 pm -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Netflix is now available on Sky Q boxes
Sky customers can now watch Netflix via their Sky Q set-top boxes. The streaming service is built directly into Sky's TV guide and is accessible from the on demand tab. If you're an existing...
11:32 am -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Lenovo already has a cheaper slider phone
Oh no, we're not done with Chinese slider phones just yet. Following the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 and Honor Magic 2, today Lenovo unveiled the Z5 Pro which is another notch-free Android slider made for Ch...
11:10 am -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Spotify is just $6.8 million away from profitability
If anyone was expecting to see Spotify's growth tail off, then the company's latest earnings report is chock full of disappointment. The streaming service has managed to increase the number ...
11:02 am -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Amazon prepares Alexa for the midterm elections
Amazon knows you'll ask Alexa all sorts of questions about the midterms and politics in general, so it's been preparing the voice assistant for the event. It has teamed up with nonprofit dig...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: Mario Flashback
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's already November? This month arrives with a slew of new Macs, and we'll explain how you can tell them apart even when their specs seem similar at fi...
10:01 am -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Tesla's Summon upgrade turns vehicles into remote-controlled cars
Tesla's self-parking Summon feature is getting an upgrade, and it'll be ready in less than six weeks. In a series of tweets, chief executive Elon Musk revealed that the beefed-up feature wil...
09:02 am -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Hyundai and Kia will outfit their cars with solar panels
Solar panels on cars aren't just reserved for luxury brands or experimental vehicles. Hyundai and Kia have laid out plans to equip "selected" cars with solar panels on their roofs or h...
08:08 am -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget You can finally play 'Old School Runescape' on your phone
After years of being confined to computers, Old School Runescape has finally made it to mobile. More than a full year after developer Jagex promised the port, the throwback version of the wildly popul...
07:01 am -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Jaybird's Tarah Pro wireless earbuds offer 14 hours of music for $160
While true wireless earbuds might be all the rage in 2018, a lot of folks still prefer their audio gear to be tethered. For those people, companies like Jaybird continue to roll out new products with ...
05:18 am -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget MIT-developed AI learns language like a child does
When you teach language to AI systems, you typically use annotations that describe how words work. But that's not practical in many cases -- even if everybody agrees on those annotations, they of...
03:55 am -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Google 'Walkout For Real Change' to include 'thousands' Thursday
One week after a New York Times report dug into incidents of sexual misconduct -- and departures afterward that included large payouts -- among high-ranking Google and Alphabet executives, employees a...
01:43 am -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Fitbit finally returns to profit thanks to the Versa
Fitbit was hoping it would return to profit after many months of losses, and it turns out that faith was well-placed. The wearable maker earned a net profit of $10 million for the third quarter of 20...
12:49 am -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Spotify officially returns to Roku devices
As expected, has officially returned to Roku's streaming platform. The music streaming app will be available on most Roku players and TVs running Roku OS 8.2 or higher. Access to the service star...
12:03 am -04 - Thu, November 1, 2018
Engadget Fortnitemares ends Sunday with a live in-game event
Fortnite really got into the Halloween spirit with its Fortnitemares special event. Sadly, it will come to an end Sunday evening. But developer Epic Games wants to give fans a final treat, with a one-...
11:37 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Twitter test makes it easier to see the latest tweets first
Twitter did start to restore some sense to timelines by letting you disable its "best tweets first" option, but it's buried in the settings. What if you just wanted to flick it on and ...
10:54 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Lime removes some Segway scooters from fleet due to battery fires
Lime has removed a number of Segway Ninebot scooters from its fleet of rentals following the discovery of a manufacturing defect that could cause batteries to catch fire. The at-risk scooters were rem...
10:54 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Segway Ninebot fire risk caused a Lime recall and new charging policy
Lime revealed that in August it removed a number of Segway Ninebot scooters from its fleet of rentals following the discovery of a manufacturing defect that could cause batteries to catch fire. Now, a...
09:57 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Lime will reportedly test car-sharing service in Seattle
Bike- and scooter-sharing startup Lime is looking to test car rentals in Seattle, according to a report from The Information. Lime, which launched in early last year and operates in markets across 26 ...
09:34 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Influencer Luka Sabbat sued for not shilling Spectacles on Instagram
Luka Sabbat, a social media influencer with 1.4 million Instagram followers, is being sued for failure to, well, influence. According to a lawsuit filed by PR Consulting Inc., Sabbat breached a $60,00...
09:02 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget CBS gives 'Entertainment Tonight' its own streaming service
CBS expanding its repertoire of free streaming services. It just launched ET Live, a no-cost Entertainment Tonight offshoot that provides 24/7 coverage of celebrity news, fashion and other not-so-deep...
08:41 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Ford and Baidu team up to test autonomous cars in China
There's a new partnership in the autonomous vehicle game as Ford has announced it will be teaming up with Chinese internet company Baidu to work on autonomous vehicles, with testing set to begin ...
07:21 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Experimental AI lie detector will help screen EU travelers
In the future, you might talk to an AI to cross borders in the European Union. The EU and Hungary's National Police will run a six-month pilot project, iBorderCtrl, that will help screen travele...
06:56 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Twitter expands its reporting options for spam tweets and accounts
Until now, Twitter's reporting process has offered limited options for you to let the company's staff know exactly why you're flagging iffy tweets. That changed somewhat on Wednesday, a...
06:22 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget 'MediEvil' PS4 trailer previews a reinvented hack-and-slash story
Everything old is new again in gaming these days, including a game about resurrecting an old hero for another adventure. Sony and Other Ocean have released the first trailer for the PS4 remake of Med...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Why the new MacBook Air isnt a bigger MacBook
The announcement of the MacBook Air yesterday means that a large portion of Apple's laptops are powered by Intel "Y" processors. The fanless 12-inch MacBook was the first to include one...
05:42 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Starship launches robot package delivery service in the UK
The dream of having a robot deliver packages to your home is now real, provided you live in the right part of the UK. Starship Technologies has launched a ground-based robot package service (the firs...
05:23 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Ubisoft is adapting 'Child of Light' for TV
With more and more games turning into TV and movie properties (such as The Witcher, Street Fighter and Alan Wake), it's only natural that a major studio such as Ubisoft would want a bigger slice ...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Intel i9-9900K explained: The road to 5GHz
Intel has released its new line of desktop processors, including the i9-9900K, an eight-core CPU which can boost up to 5GHz. These chips are certainly fast, but they also showcase some of the challeng...
04:40 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Google refutes reported Home Hub security flaw
A security researcher discovered a series of commands that could be used to brick the Google Home Hub. According to Jeremy Gamblin, it's possible to exploit a "undocumented (and amazingly un...
04:21 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Google and iRobot team up to better map your home
Your Roomba's home mapping could be useful for more than more effective cleaning. Google and iRobot have formed a partnership to improve smart home technology using consumer robots. The two will ...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Super Mario Flashback is a stunning pixel art fan game
If you fancy playing some classic Mario, there are plenty of ways to go about it. You can buy a tiny NES or SNES Classic, for instance, or subscribe to Nintendo's Switch Online service. There...
03:39 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Honor's Magic 2 is yet another notch-free slider phone
Another day, another brand new all-screen Android phone from China. Merely days after the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 and hours after the Nubia X, today's official unveiling of the Honor Magic 2 brings littl...
03:18 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Spotify gives away Google Home Minis to US family plan subscribers
Spotify has a treat in store for Premium for Family subscribers in the US: you can claim a free Google Home Mini. The offer will be available for current and new master account holders starting Thursd...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Engadget giveaway: Stay protected and connected courtesy of Kaspersky Lab!
Kaspersky Lab, has been a familiar name in infosec for quite some time, uncovering malware and espionage tools all along the way. These finely honed skills are also available to help everyday people p...
02:38 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Island nation Vanuatu will use drones to transport vaccines
For island nations and countries without the infrastructure for reliable transportation, drones can do more than take photos or collect data: they can transport supplies to save lives. The Pacific isl...
02:19 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Google's new reCAPTCHA doesn't require a click
Google first launched its bot-detection reCAPTCHA system in 2007, which means that for over 10 years we've been deciphering garbled text, identifying street lights and clicking tiny boxes in a bi...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget What to look for when buying headphones
In 2018, most people are listening to music or a podcast at some point during the day. And in order to avoid annoying your co-workers and fellow commuters, that requires headphones. These are rarely i...
01:45 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Blizzard tweaks its Overwatch Contenders feeder league
Blizzard has officially announced the modifications it's making to Overwatch Contenders 2019 following the leak of some of the most divisive changes. The biggest alteration will see the size of t...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget 'Red Dead Redemption 2' might not be delivering true HDR
Critics are gushing and it's already breaking records, but now it seems Red Dead Redemption 2 has hit a slight road bump. The problem lies with its high dynamic range (HDR) implementation, which ...
01:15 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Google's Halloween game puts a ghoulish twist on 'Slither.io'
Head on over to Google.com today and you'll be able to play an interactive doodle game to mark Halloween. Great Ghoul Duel is a team multiplayer showdown set in a haunted house that sees two squa...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget ZTE's latest phones promise tall screens for under $200
You don't have too many choices in the US when it comes to tall-ratio smartphones on a budget -- the Moto E5 series is on the short list. ZTE believes it can expand your options a little further....
12:41 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Nubia X avoids a notch by adding a rear display for selfies
While local competitors like Vivo, Oppo, Xiaomi and Honor have been trying various sliding mechanisms to achieve all-screen, notch-free smartphone designs, Nubia decided to take the easy approach: Get...
12:21 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget The UK refuses to give up on a Mark Zuckerberg privacy hearing
UK MPs are doubling down on their campaign to get Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear before them to answer questions on data privacy. Zuckerberg has previously refused MPs' requests, instead ...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Lenovo agrees license with Sony after practically copying PSVR design
Sony has signed a two-year patent licensing agreement that allows Lenovo to use the PSVR design for its Mirage Solo VR headset. Some virtual reality enthusiasts might have expected that from the momen...
11:31 am -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Facebook bans far-right group the Proud Boys
Facebook is banning accounts and groups associated with the Proud Boys, a far-right extremist group linked to political violence in the US. Facebook has confirmed the move to TechCrunch, indicating th...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Marvel is developing a Falcon-Winter Soldier TV series
It's no secret that Disney is developing several shows for its upcoming streaming service. The House of Mouse has already confirmed Jon Favreau's Star Wars show about a lone space gunfighter...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: iPad Pro, Mac mini and Macbook Air
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to the middle of the week. Apple's Mac and iPad showcase was all about... Macs and iPads. The MacBook Air returns, minus some ports, the iPad Pro look...
09:35 am -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Apple pulls watchOS update that was bricking some Watches
There's another reason to be disappointed with the latest Apple watchOS 5.1 release besides the missing ECG feature. Some users have reported that the update has bricked their Apple Watches, acco...
08:20 am -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget US government accuses Chinese hackers of stealing jet engine IP
The Justice Department has charged ten Chinese nationals -- two of which are intelligence officers -- of hacking into and stealing intellectual property from a pair of unnamed US and French companies ...
07:03 am -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Facebooks Level Up is available for game streamers in 21 countries
Facebook is still continuing its assault against Twitch, as the social media giant has expanded its Level Up Program to game streamers around the world, totalling 21 countries. The Level Up Program he...
05:34 am -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Samsung will bolster its mobile business with foldable and 5G phones
Samsung has posted a 17.57 trillion Korean won (US$15.45 billion) operating profit for Q3 2018 like it expected, setting a record high for the Korean corporation. As has been the case over the past ye...
03:39 am -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Audio-Technica debuts a wireless model of its popular M50x headphones
Audio-Technica's M50 headphones may have been designed for studio use when they debuted in 2007, but the original fixed-cable model and its successor (the M50x) became a popular option for everyd...
02:46 am -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Bizarre 'Fallout 76' bug deletes beta instead letting players in
Tonight the Fallout 76 beta was supposed to unlock for a few hours so players on Xbox One, PS4 and PC could test it out. Unfortunately for players on PC, for some reason many people saw the 50GB beta ...
02:46 am -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Bizarre 'Fallout 76' bug deletes beta instead of letting players in
Tonight the Fallout 76 beta was supposed to unlock for a few hours so players on Xbox One, PS4 and PC could test it out. Unfortunately for players on PC, for some reason many people saw the 50GB beta ...
01:53 am -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Alphabet exec Rich DeVaul resigns after harassment allegation
Just days after a New York Times report dug into sexual misconduct by executives within Google and its parent company Alphabet, one of the men named has resigned. Rich DeVaul was a director of Alphabe...
12:14 am -04 - Wed, October 31, 2018
Engadget Blackmagic's Mac-friendly eGPU Pro adds Vega 56 power for $1,199
Blackmagic's first Apple-oriented external GPU was helpful for pros who needed more graphics power for their MacBooks, but it was a tough sell when you were paying $700 for strictly middling Rade...