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12:00 am -05 - Thu, January 31, 2019
Engadget Tesla's Model 3 leads it to another profitable quarter
Sometimes it's best to come out and say things won't be as good as they were last quarter. That's what Tesla CEO Elon Musk did on January 18th and today's fourth-quarter results ar...
11:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget To Facebook, your privacy is worth a $20 gift card
Another day, another Facebook controversy. The latest backlash follows a TechCrunch report that the company was secretly paying teenagers to access their data and basically monitor their every move on...
11:08 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget 'Overwatch' heads to Paris in latest map
The newest Overwatch map replaces team-chat whine with fine wine. The Paris map is live right now for PC players in the PTR program, allowing battles to break out along the Seine. It's an Assault...
10:28 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Apple's 2020 iPhones may use laser-assisted 3D cameras
Apple's plans to improve iPhone photography might go well beyond adding a third rear camera. Bloomberg sources say the tech giant is developing a 3D camera system that uses a laser scanner to ca...
09:53 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Nintendo's Wii Shop Channel shuts down today
It's a sad day for loyal fans of the original Wii. As promised back in 2017, Nintendo is closing down the Wii Shop Channel as of January 30th. It lost much of its usefulness after March 26th of...
09:35 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Microsoft sold a lot of Surfaces during the holiday season
It's been a big holiday season for Microsoft: the company just reported that its Surface revenues jumped 39 percent to the previous year, reaching $1.86 billion. You can chalk that up to the comp...
09:24 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Facebook's scandals aren't stopping it from making tons of money
We're all well aware that Facebook had a dreadful 2018, and 2019 isn't looking any better, what with the company being plagued by scandals surrounding data privacy and the spread of toxic co...
08:55 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget VW may open its electric car platform to competitors
Volkswagen's bid to widen the reach of its electric car platform might extend well beyond Ford trucks and vans. Company strategy head Michael Jost told Der Tagesspiegel in an interview that the c...
08:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Google also has a data-vacuuming iOS app that bypasses the App Store
Facebook isn't the only tech giant to offer a data-vacuuming app that sidesteps Apple's App Store. Since 2012, Google has allowed people to earn gift cards by offering up their data through ...
08:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Google also has a data-vacuuming iOS app that bypasses the App Store (Update)
Facebook isn't the only tech giant to offer a data-vacuuming app that sidesteps Apple's App Store. Since 2012, Google has allowed people to earn gift cards by offering up their data through ...
08:15 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget How Huawei planned international robot espionage via email
Huawei began building its own phone-testing system, xDeviceRobot, in early 2012. The Chinese company hoped to improve the quality of its mobile hardware, which tended to fail far more often than compe...
07:45 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget AT&Ts forthcoming streaming service so far sounds a lot like Hulu
We're learning more about how AT&amp;T's WarnerMedia streaming service will pan out as it inches closer to launch. The platform -- which will play host to Warner Bros. TV shows and movie...
07:21 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Xbox One 'black screen' issue prevents consoles from starting up
We hope you didn't take the day off for an extended Xbox game session. Microsoft has acknowledged widespread reports of Xbox One consoles suddenly failing. In many cases, the systems start up t...
07:21 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Xbox One 'black screen' issue prevented consoles from starting up (updated)
We hope you didn't take the day off for an extended Xbox game session. Microsoft has acknowledged widespread reports of Xbox One consoles suddenly failing. In many cases, the systems start up to ...
07:18 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Lyft will reportedly sue over New York's minimum pay for drivers law
Lyft is planning to file a lawsuit today against the city of New York in an attempt to block a new law that would require ride-hailing guarantee a minimum wage floor for drivers, according to The Verg...
07:18 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Lyft is suing over New York's minimum pay for drivers law
Lyft is planning to file a lawsuit today against the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) in an attempt to block a new law that would require ride-hailing guarantee a minimum wage floor for dr...
06:49 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Sony bumps up PlayStation Plus cloud storage limit to 100 GB
One of the major selling points of PlayStation Plus (beyond "free" games and online play) is it offers cloud backups for your game saves and profiles. From early next month, members will hav...
06:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Sonos now works with YouTube Music
If you've been looking for an easier way to play weird covers of "7 Rings" through your Sonos speakers, today's your lucky day -- YouTube Music subscribers can now stream tunes dir...
05:27 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Google Chrome will warn you of lookalike URLs
We've all had a finger slip and ended up mistyping a URL. According to ZDNet, Google Chrome will soon provide a warning for you when that happens so you don't get fooled by a lookalike site ...
05:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Heads-up, we've made those buy buttons on our site more useful
You may have noticed that Engadget has had "buy" buttons on its site for some time now. You can find them in review cards and also on product pages in our buyer's guide. We wanted to le...
04:39 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Meizu crowdfunds its port-free smartphone on Indiegogo
There's a lot of talk right now about how much is too much for a smartphone in these increasingly tight times. Meizu is hoping that there's enough folks out there with fat wallets to justify...
04:07 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Apple bans Facebook from running internal iOS apps following data misuse
Apple isn't taking chances just because Facebook is shutting down the iOS version of its controversial research app. The company told Recode in a statement that it was revoking the enterprise ce...
03:50 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Foxconn may not manufacture anything in Wisconsin after all
In 2017, Foxconn revealed plans to build a Wisconsin campus as part of a $10 billion investment that would create up to 13,000 jobs in the state. It pledged to build large-screen LCD displays there, a...
03:24 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Stream Apple Music for free on American Airlines flights
Using your streaming services outside of your home's WiFi network (or your data plan) is either a challenge or plain expensive. And inflight? Forget it. That data is way too expensive. For Americ...
02:56 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget UAE surveillance unit used iPhone hacking software to track dissidents
Former US intelligence agents reportedly worked with UAE security officials to remotely hack into the iPhones of dissidents and world leaders using a spying tool. The so-called "Karma" softw...
02:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget The Levo II oil infuser does so much more than just make weed butter
When I was initially pitched on the Levo II oil infuser, my first reaction was, "Oh ok, a weed butter maker that doesn't sound like a swarm of angry meth-addled bees smashing cement trucks i...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget GoPro Plus now offers unlimited uncompressed video storage
When GoPro launched Plus -- it's subscription service for cloud storage -- it was a modest offering. For $5 a month, you could store a bunch of your photos and videos online, access a library of ...
01:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget How screwed is Huawei?
After years of public mistrust, the US government has finally, officially laid out its cases against tech giant Huawei. The Chinese company stands accused of a laundry list crimes ranging from wire fr...
12:35 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Sky adds offline viewing to Now TV app for iOS and Android (update)
Now TV, the UK video streaming service owned by Sky that lets users purchase premium channels, has added offline downloading to its iOS and Android apps. The update brings it up to speed with its pare...
12:04 pm -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: An end to vape clouds
We're leaping over hump day.Apple's iPhone sales have struggled in China, and while it's affected the company's bottom line, it's not all doom and gloom. Elsewhere, one compan...
11:11 am -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Netflix is letting Zack Snyder loose on a zombie action flick
Zack Snyder is teaming up with Netflix on a heist movie set amid the zombie apocalypse. The streaming service -- which only recently announced a price hike in its quest to make a profit -- could splur...
10:20 am -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Facebook shuts down its pay-for-data iOS app
Facebook is axing the iOS version of its controversial VPN Research app that paid users aged 13 to 35 for access to their data, according to The Verge. The social network has announced that its market...
08:56 am -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Samsung develops the first 1TB storage chip for phones
In the future, Samsung's phones will have a whopping one terabyte storage capacity... and that time might come sooner than you expect. The tech giant has started mass producing what it says is th...
07:11 am -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget PUBG's new tool will show you kills caught on Twitch streams
There's a huge number of PUBG streamers out there, so if you want to know if your kills have been broadcast on Twitch, you'll need something to help you out. Like PUBG Report: the online mul...
05:01 am -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget iRobot Terra mower cuts your lawn with Roomba-like smarts
If you took a look at newer Roombas and wondered why that clever mapping couldn't be used to cut your lawn... well, you're not alone. iRobot has unveiled the Terra, a robotic lawn mower that...
04:29 am -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Man sentenced to 65 months in prison over phone 'cloning' scheme
The US is tying loose ends on an elaborate cellphone crime spree. A Florida judge has sentenced Braulio De la Cruz Vasquez to 65 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to charges he worked with fou...
02:44 am -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Seagate slapped a PlayStation logo on a hard drive to match your PS4
You've had the option of attaching external storage to the PS4 for a while. If you find the existing options just too gauche, though, you're in luck. Seagate is releasing an officially lic...
01:14 am -05 - Wed, January 30, 2019
Engadget Facebook secretly pays users for complete access to their data
According to TechCrunch, Facebook has been paying teenagers around $20 a month to use a VPN app called "Facebook Research" that allowed the company full access to all of their phone and web ...
11:55 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget EA stops selling 'FIFA' currency in Belgium due to loot box law
When Belgium declared that loot boxes were illegal and amounted to gambling, EA didn't react well -- it not only defended the practice, it refused to honor the law and insisted its practice was l...
10:52 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Apple's iPhone installed base hits 900 million
Apple has been happy to tell you how many iOS devices it has shipped, but how many iPhones are there in the wild, really? You now know. As part of a call discussing the company's mixed earnings, ...
10:21 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Senators have questions for Facebook over in-game payment policies
Recently unsealed court documents revealed that Facebook employees were aware children were running up massive tabs spending money on games. Now lawmakers have some questions for the social networking...
10:08 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Some Nest services were down all afternoon
Many Nest users had problems connecting to their alarms, cameras, thermostats and doorbells on Tuesday afternoon, though it seems the problem has cleared up. Nest says everything is up and running aga...
10:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Apple's services help anchor a company rocked by slow iPhone sales
This time of year is usually when Apple posts its crazy holiday sales figures, but things are a little different now. Last November, Apple CFO Luca Silvestri confirmed that the company would no longer...
09:52 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget DC Universe's expanded comic book catalog includes 'Wonder Woman'
DC Universe only has so many original shows to go around, and that means you'll need something else to do if you're going to justify that subscription. Thankfully, more is on the way. The ...
09:20 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Android Pie rollout in the US is off to a modest start
Weeks after the international rollout, Samsung is finally ready to deliver Android Pie and One UI to Americans... although you might not want to smash that check-for-updates button just yet. The compa...
08:55 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget A 14-year-old tried to warn Apple about the group FaceTime bug
Before the FaceTime bug that lets people listen in to others before the call starts blew up yesterday, a 14-year-old Arizona high schooler tried to warn Apple of the issue. According to the Wall Stree...
08:40 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Razer is selling a pink gaming laptop in time for Valentine's Day
Picture the scene: it's time to do some work on your fancy gaming laptop, so you decide to hustle to your local coffee shop for a change of environment. Once you've picked up your java and f...
08:19 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Firefox offers clearer, more flexible privacy controls
Mozilla has made privacy a focus in Firefox for years, but it knows that only matters if you're actually comfortable using those privacy features. To that end, it's releasing a desktop upda...
07:47 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Amazon will provide computer science classes for NYC high schools
The local response to Amazon's plan to put its next headquarters in New York City has been lukewarm at best. Now the company is doing some community outreach: it announced today a plan to fund co...
07:23 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Audi bets youll pay extra for the A7's design and tech upgrades
Logically, you should buy the lower-cost Audi A6. I made an argument that when it comes to the A6 and A7. They share the same powertrain. They handle nearly identically. The problem is, we don't ...
06:48 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Electrify America's high-powered EV charging stations are back online
Electrify America has restored its full network of electric vehicle charging stations after a partial outage. It took most of its high-powered (150 kW and 350 kW) chargers offline Friday after supplie...
06:22 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Judge rejects Yahoo's proposed settlement over data breaches
Yahoo's proposed settlement over massive data breaches hasn't passed muster in the courtroom. Judge Lucy Koh has rejected the settlement from the company (now owned by Engadget parent Veriz...
06:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Google cleans up Gmail app with an all-white redesign
Google first unveiled its Material Design language back in 2014 (now called Material Theme), and last year saw an update to those design rules that removed the bold colors in favor of an almost entire...
05:28 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Apple and Aetna team up for personalized health-tracking app
Apple and insurance giant Aetna are working together on an iPhone and Apple Watch health-tracking app that provides users with personalized activity goals and suggests healthy behaviors, such as sleep...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Amazon's Scout is cute but it won't bring humans and robots closer
With the introduction of its latest delivery drone iteration, the Scout, Amazon is once again reassuring the shopping public that automated package delivery services are just just around the corner. J...
04:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Waze Beacons will help you navigate inside New York City tunnels
New York City's tunnels are as much a part of its landscape as its subway lines and streets, but they can also be a pain when your GPS signal cuts out and your navigation app is effectively blind...
04:16 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget 'Fortnite' now lets you use a Bluetooth controller to play on your phone
Epic Games is helping to level the playing field for Fortnite players on mobile with its latest patch. The update brings support for Bluetooth controllers to iOS and Android versions of the hit battle...
04:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Engadget giveaway: Win an Apple iPad (9.7-inch) courtesy of TurboTax!
This is your annual reminder: It's tax time (assuming things reach normality) so don't forget to do your taxes. One of the most convenient and affordable methods of filing is using an online...
03:38 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Samsung reportedly bought a company to improve its phone cameras
Many-camera smartphones could soon be par for the course at Samsung, and the company appears determined to make the most of them. Sources for both Calcalist and Globes claim Samsung has bought the Is...
03:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Wired is a multi-scene movie painted and animated in VR
Movies that have been painted and animated with a VR headset are nothing new. Most, however, are single scenes that loop like an animated GIF. The camera might move around, highlighting small details,...
02:31 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Huawei denies US sanctions and trade secret charges
Huawei isn't taking kindly to the US' charges of sanction violations and trade secret theft. A spokesperson told Engadget the company was "disappointed" to hear of the charges and ...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Chinese gaming giant grabs stake in 'Detroit' studio Quantic Dream
China's NetEase may be struggling to get its games whitelisted in its native country, but that isn't stopping it from making waves in the wider gaming industry. The internet giant's gam...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Casper goes beyond the mattress with a smart sleep lamp debut
Casper is perhaps most well known as the company that popularized the direct-to-consumer mattress-in-a-box movement. Now, however, Casper is ready to move beyond mattresses with its latest innovation:...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Huawei MateBook 13 review: An uninspiring MacBook Air clone
Huawei's MateBook series of laptops seriously impressed last year. The MateBook X and X Pro were surprisingly popular among tech journalists, offering powerful performance, gorgeous displays and ...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Casper has a smart sleep lamp to go with your mail-order mattress
Casper is perhaps most well known as the company that popularized the direct-to-consumer mattress-in-a-box movement. Now, however, Casper is ready to move beyond mattresses with its latest innovation:...
01:29 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Overwatch League will air on live TV in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland
The new season of Overwatch League (OWL) will be broadcast live on pay TV channel ESports1 in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland starting February 14th. The newly-announced deal between Blizzard and Ge...
01:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Now there's a handheld filter to kill your massive vape clouds
If you made the switch from "analog" tobacco to e-cigarettes, congratulations, you've likely done your lungs a solid. The rest of the world? Not so much. Despite growing evidence that t...
12:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Samsung's says its new 8K TV chips will eliminate bezels
A simple chip could help bring 8K TVs into the mainstream and make them more awesome at the same time. Samsung has an unveiled a display driver IC chip with enough bandwidth (4 Gbps) that will allow t...
12:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Samsung says its new 8K TV chips will eliminate bezels
A simple chip could help bring 8K TVs into the mainstream and make them more awesome at the same time. Samsung has unveiled a single display driver IC chip with enough bandwidth (4 Gbps) to allow true...
11:30 am -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: FaceTime's eavesdropping issue
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Hi, there! If you were planning to use Group FaceTime on an Apple device, you'll need to wait a bit because the feature was letting contacts eavesdrop. And wh...
11:00 am -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Ford is letting some designers build cars in virtual reality
Ford is looking into the possibility of designing cars in virtual reality. The automaker has started experimenting with Gravity Sketch, a tool that allows its designers to draw 3D cars in VR and there...
10:15 am -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Via ride-sharing connects LA passengers to three Metro stations
In an effort to entice residents to ride public transportation again, LA has launched a pilot program designed to shuttle residents to and from three of the busiest Metro stations in the city. LA'...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Google's Jigsaw is giving European politicians free DDoS protection
Political organizations in Europe can now get free protection from web flooding attacks from Google's cybersecurity incubator Jigsaw. For the first time, European operators will be able to use Pr...
08:01 am -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Jaybird's wireless Run XT earbuds are fully waterproof too
Jaybird has upgraded its Run wireless earbuds, encasing them in IPX7 housing to make them fully waterproof. The original version is only sweatproof and water-resistant, but you can presumably use this...
05:19 am -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Apple's Group FaceTime is 'unavailable' after eavesdropping bug appears
Just in case you hadn't immediately disabled FaceTime after finding out about a bug that could allow callers to receive audio and even video before you picked up, it looks like Apple is trying to...
04:52 am -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Porsche Taycan owners will get three years of free charging
Porsche announced today that owners of its upcoming electric vehicle, the Taycan, will get three years of free charging at Electrify America charging stations across the United States. The promotion w...
03:28 am -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget Salvador Dali's AI clone will welcome visitors to his museum
If you're planning a trip to the Dali Museum this spring, you might meet an unexpected guest: namely, Salvador Dali himself. The St. Petersburg, Florida venue has announced that an AI recreation...
02:31 am -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget What's on TV: Super Bowl LIII, 'Kingdom Hearts' and 'Velvet Buzzsaw'
And we're back! After a few weeks off we're catching up with what's coming to your TV screens this week, including the Super Bowl and Netflix's art-world thriller Velvet Buzzsaw. I...
12:40 am -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget FaceTime bug lets you listen in before a call starts (updated)
Apple's FaceTime might make it a little too convenient to drop in on a friend. Reports have emerged of a bug that lets you listen to the other side's audio before a call has even started. Al...
12:40 am -05 - Tue, January 29, 2019
Engadget FaceTime bug lets you listen in before a call starts
Apple's FaceTime might make it a little too convenient to drop in on a friend. Reports have emerged of a bug that lets you listen to the other side's audio before a call has even started. Al...
11:13 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget Snapchat may allow public Stories that don't disappear
Snapchat's allure has largely revolved around the disappearing nature of its content, but that might not be the case for some material in the future. Reuters tipsters claim Snap is consider maki...
10:42 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget Apple bans apps that trick you into subscriptions
Ever had an app trick you into a more expensive subscription than you were expecting, or hide the real terms in fine print you were never going to read? Apple wants to put a stop to it. The company ...
10:10 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget 'Metro Exodus' will be an Epic Games Store exclusive for a year
PC gamers planning to explore the post-apocalyptic world of Metro Exodus will have to go through the Epic Games Store. Publisher Deep Silver announced today that the upcoming game will be available ex...
09:39 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget US charges Huawei with stealing trade secrets and violating sanctions
The US has filed 10 trade secret-related charges and 13 linked to sanction violations against Chinese telecom Huawei. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, FBI Director Christopher Wray, Homeland ...
08:55 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget Unity created a game meant solely to test AI
Unity Technologies has a new game that you can't play. The maker of game development tools is releasing a new title called Obstacle Tower that is designed to challenge the capabilities of artific...
08:24 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget Facebook drafts charter for content oversight board, but questions remain
Mark Zuckerberg talked about creating an independent body that would oversee Facebook's content decisions, and now that plan is taking shape. The social site has published a draft charter for an...
07:46 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget Bluetooth direction finding will locate your keys
Bluetooth's current location technology isn't particularly exacting. Its proximity features can tell you when you're close, but not which way to go -- and the position features are onl...
07:21 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget Facebook expands election integrity efforts ahead of EU vote
European Parliament elections are set to take place in May, which of course means there are bad actors who will try to use nefarious means to disrupt the process. Facebook is trying to clamp down on i...
06:35 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant notifications were broken on Android
Google Assistant hasn't been quite so... assistive lately. Numerous users reported that Google Assistant notifications have been broken on Android, preventing reminders and other important alerts...
05:44 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget 'Detective Pikachu' already has a sequel in the works
Detective Pikachu won't be in theaters until May of this year but there's already a sequel in the works. According to The Hollywood Reporter, production company Legendary has already started...
05:22 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget Amazon secures CIA torture thriller 'The Report' at Sundance
Just days after it nabbed the US rights for Mindy Kaling's crowd-pleaser Late Night for a record $13 million, Amazon has doubled down on the Sundance hits by nabbing The Report. The film -- a pol...
04:48 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA is the latest tech giant blaming China's economy for poor sales
Add NVIDIA to the list of companies pinning at least some of their problems on China's struggling economy. The graphics chip maker has warned that its fourth quarter results will fall short of e...
04:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget Infiniti's new QX50 blends exciting engine tech with a big redesign
When Infiniti announced that the QX50's turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine would have variable compression, my first two thoughts were "wow that's incredible" and "I can...
04:17 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget Apple may be working on a game subscription service
Apple could be joining the likes of Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and EA in launching its own games subscription service. It opened talks with developers over the last few months about such an option, acc...
04:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget 8BitDo caters to Genesis fans with its latest wireless controller
The latest retro-inspired controller from 8BitDo should bring a smile to the face of many Genesis fans. The M30 takes its cue from the Sega console's controllers and it works with PC, macOS and A...
04:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget 8BitDo made a wireless controller for Sega Genesis fans
The latest retro-inspired controller from 8BitDo should bring a smile to the face of many Genesis fans. The M30 takes its cue from the Sega console's controllers and it works with PC, macOS and A...
03:43 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget UK ISP is turning broadband infrastructure into EV charging stations
Liberty Global is testing a secondary use for its broadband cabinets, the streetside boxes that link internet connections from exchanges to homes and businesses. It's harnessing the infrastructur...
03:07 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget Samsung's new Galaxy M phones will do battle with Xiaomi in India
Samsung's new Galaxy M-series phones have arrived in time to fight its India slump. The M10 and M20 are a couple of entry-level handsets exclusive to the region that will take on Xiaomi and Oppo&...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget Premium subscriptions are now available on the Roku Channel
After racking up viewers with free movies and TV shows, Roku is expanding its popular Roku Channel to include premium content providers. The update, which was announced earlier this month, adds suppor...
01:31 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget 'Zero-waste' Loop delivers Coke and Hagen-Dazs in reusable packaging
A lineup of the world's biggest consumer brands are joining a zero-waste online shopping project that delivers items in refillable and reusable containers. Loop -- announced at the World Economic...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget ASUS ZenBook S13 review: A gamers ultraportable
It's already clear that 2019 is going to be a big year for intriguing gaming laptops. But ASUS's ZenBook S13 proves that even ultraportables are in for some wild changes. It's a 2.5-pou...
12:35 pm -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget China expands its gaming whitelist with titles from Tencent and NetEase
More than a month after China lifted its freeze on video games, it's finally given the all clear to a handful of titles from the country's two biggest publishers. Offerings from Tencent and ...
11:42 am -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Wrestling with Windows 10 in HDR
Hey, good morning!Welcome back to your work week. You may have missed how hidden code inside the next version of Android Q might bring a Face-ID(ish) future to devices that aren't iPhones, the pi...
10:50 am -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget 'Whisper' laser tech sends audible messages to specific people
Researchers from MIT have discovered a way to send highly targeted audio signals directly to someone's ear at a distance using laser beams. The system works using the "photoacoustic" ef...
08:54 am -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget AI-tuned robotic knee helps amputees walk within minutes
Amputees who receive robotic limbs can't usually start using them right away. It typically requires hours of manual tweaks to adapt to their particular movement styles, and they may need to come...
06:35 am -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget Chromebook instant tethering comes to non-Google phones
Chrome OS' Instant Tethering is very handy if you need to keep your Chromebook online, but there's still a major gotcha involved: you need a Nexus or Pixel phone for that automatic hotspot t...
04:35 am -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget Facebook ad blocker safeguards limit political transparency campaigns
Facebook's efforts to protect user data are creating some headaches for attempts to improve accountability for political ads. The Guardian has learned that at least a few political ad transparen...
03:00 am -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget MIT hopes to automatically 'de-bias' face detection AI
There have been efforts to fight racist biases in face detection systems through better training data, but that usually involves a human manually supplying the new material. MIT's CSAIL might ha...
02:06 am -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget Android Q might include an equivalent to Apple's Face ID
To date, Android phone makers who've wanted to include face recognition have had to craft their own secure solutions or else use basic face detection that you can fool with a photo. Soon, howev...
12:33 am -05 - Mon, January 28, 2019
Engadget Chinese regulators reportedly axed 8,000 malicious apps
China's cyber regulators are tightening their grip on the country's infamously censored internet even more, and it includes keeping a closer eye on games and apps. According to Reuters, the ...
11:04 pm -05 - Sun, January 27, 2019
Engadget Samsung will replace plastic packaging with eco-friendly materials
Samsung is once more improving its environmental footprint in response to pressure. The company has outlined plans to begin replacing plastic packaging with more sustainable materials. From the firs...
09:32 pm -05 - Sun, January 27, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant may scan your face to personalize commands
Google might soon have an alternative to voice matching when you want to use Assistant to get personalized results. The latest beta for Android's Google app includes code references to a previou...
07:31 pm -05 - Sun, January 27, 2019
Engadget BioWare addresses 'Anthem' VIP demo glitches
The Anthem VIP demo didn't exactly launch according to plan between flaky connections and neverending loads, assuming you can even log in. However, BioWare has at least heard players' cries...
06:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 27, 2019
Engadget The best apps for managing your kid's phone
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04:30 pm -05 - Sun, January 27, 2019
Engadget After Math: Gamer, set, match
Gaming enthusiasts had a lot to cheer for this week. Google revealed the results of a competition between its Starcraft II AI and a pair of pro players, though there wasn't much "competition...
03:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 27, 2019
Engadget I tried, failed and finally managed to set up HDR on Windows 10
You've been hearing a lot lately about high dynamic range (HDR) arriving to Windows 10 for gaming, movies and graphics. You may have also heard the rumors that there's not a lot you can do w...
12:57 pm -05 - Sun, January 27, 2019
Engadget Blue Origin starts building the factory for New Glenn's engines
Blue Origin's New Glenn rocket just became more tangible. The company has officially started construction on a factory in Huntsville, Alabama that will produce the BE-4 engines powering both New...
08:55 am -05 - Sun, January 27, 2019
Engadget Microsoft and MIT can detect AI 'blind spots' in self-driving cars
Self-driving cars are still prone to making mistakes, in part because the AI training can only account for so many situations. Microsoft and MIT might just fill in those gaps in knowledge -- they...
04:40 am -05 - Sun, January 27, 2019
Engadget Illinois biometric privacy law passes a key court test
Illinois' Biometric Information Privacy Act just withstood a major challenge. The state's Supreme Court has returned a BIPA dispute back to circuit courts after rejecting claims that would ...
03:10 am -05 - Sun, January 27, 2019
Engadget Trolls threaten laid off reporters in coordinated online campaign
Unfortunately, sustained online harassment campaigns are still a reality. NBC News has learned that trolls have launched a coordinated threat campaign against BuzzFeed and Huffington Post (owned by En...
01:33 am -05 - Sun, January 27, 2019
Engadget 'Fortnite' eliminates blind loot boxes in its PvE mode
Epic Games has kept paid blind loot boxes out of Fortnite's signature battle royale mode, but now it's clearing them out of the cooperative Save the World mode, too. As of the 7.30 update, ...
12:01 am -05 - Sun, January 27, 2019
Engadget Vizio starts testing SmartCast 3.0 with AirPlay 2 support
One of Vizio's biggest reveals at CES this year was a new version of SmartCast that works with Apple's AirPlay 2 and HomeKit. Now, the electronics-maker has started testing its updated smart...
10:32 pm -05 - Sat, January 26, 2019
Engadget Amazon sets Sundance record by acquiring Mindy Kaling's 'Late Night'
Amazon might just be the biggest player at the Sundance Film Festival this year. The internet giant has spent $13 million to acquire the US rights to Late Night, a movie written, produced and starrin...
08:58 pm -05 - Sat, January 26, 2019
Engadget Apple's next low-cost iPads might skip Face ID
If the redesigned iPad Pro gave you hope that Apple would deliver a similar overhaul for lower-cost iPads, you might want to temper your expectations. Code sleuther Steve Troughton-Smith has discovere...
07:30 pm -05 - Sat, January 26, 2019
Engadget At Sundance, VR explores America's legacy of racism and... Eminem
We've reached a point where it's no longer surprising to find virtual reality experiences at film festivals like Sundance and Tribeca. Where better to explore the evolution of cinema and our...
06:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 26, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: Instagram invades the home
Home is where the photo booth is: How Instagram is changing our living spacesAlyssa Bereznak,The RingerBackdrops, letter boards and faux patterns. The struggle to upgrade those Instagram-able moments ...
04:30 pm -05 - Sat, January 26, 2019
Engadget Ask Engadget: Is 5G worth waiting for?
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...
03:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 26, 2019
Engadget Sora is all about the 'gram in 'Kingdom Hearts 3'
In Kingdom Hearts 3, Sora gets an iPhone.Sorry, a "Gummiphone."The fictional handset was built by Chip and Dale (I like to think their company is called Acorn Computers) at Hollow Bastion, o...
02:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 26, 2019
Engadget Audis A6 offers A7 performance for less money
The recently refreshed Audi A6 (starting at $58,900) isn't quite as nice as the refreshed A7 with its cool Sportback rear or the A8 with all-wheel steering. But that shouldn't deter you from...
01:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 26, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: 'Metroid Prime 4' reboots
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! Along with a look back at some big stories from the last few days we also have a fresh look at Apple's official iPhone battery cases,...
09:51 am -05 - Sat, January 26, 2019
Engadget Aston Martin's first electric sedan quietly rolls into view
Earlier this week, Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer tweeted out a very important moment for his company: the first time its Rapide E prototype drove off under its own power. It's the company's f...
04:53 am -05 - Sat, January 26, 2019
Engadget Electrify America shuts down most of its high-powered EV chargers
Volkswagen-backed Electrify America has been busy building up an infrastructure of 150kW and 350kW-capable electric vehicle charging sites, even before there are any production cars on the road to use...
01:51 am -05 - Sat, January 26, 2019
Engadget Netflix scoops up Ron Howard's 'Hillbilly Elegy' movie
Netflix is continuing its relentless charge to bring big-name filmmakers into its fold. This time around, it's scooped up an adaptation of JD Vance's bestselling memoir Hillbilly Elegy, with...
12:45 am -05 - Sat, January 26, 2019
Engadget 'Anthem' VIP demo gets off to a rough start
The "VIP" demo period for EA's Destiny-like online shooter Anthem started at noon ET today and almost immediately ran into gamestopping issues. Despite being limited to invited users an...
12:01 am -05 - Sat, January 26, 2019
Engadget Take the role of Hamlet's murdered father in a VR adaptation
If you were relegated to stage crew duties during your high school's production of Hamlet, now is your time to finally get on stage -- albeit in an unconventional way. Google partnered up with th...
10:17 pm -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget FCA to test Jeep car-sharing and other pilots
By Sven GustafsonFiat Chrysler plans to launch a trio of pilot programs in Boston aimed at boosting sales of its Jeep cash cow and other brands, according to media reports. The programs, which involve...
09:29 pm -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget Microsoft will help expand rural broadband access in Vermont
Microsoft is continuing to help more people in rural areas gain broadband access through its Airband Initiative. It's teaming up with Vermont to expand connectivity there, while offering students...
08:58 pm -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget T-Mobile's Metro is launching a 'snackable' video service in February
T-Mobile didn't launch a TV service in 2018, but it will have a little something up its sleeve in the near future. In the wake of a rumor from Cheddar, video provider Xumo has confirmed that it&#...
08:27 pm -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget Tinder settles lawsuit over age discrimination
Mature romantics just caught a break. Tinder has settled a lawsuit accusing it of age discrimination for charging the 30-and-up crowd double to subscribe to its premium Tinder Plus service. The Matc...
08:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget Fortnites legal battles probably wont result in big payouts
As Fortnite continues its astronomical rise, the legal troubles keep piling on for it's developer, Epic Games. With more than 200 million players on Fortnite: Battle Royale (which reportedly earn...
07:34 pm -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget 'PUBG Lite' beta test begins in Thailand
A stripped down, free-to-play version of PlayerUnkown's Battlegrounds is now in beta. PUBG Corp. announced that it has started testing PUBG Lite, a version of the popular battle royale-style game...
07:02 pm -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget Amazon's facial-analysis tool showed gender and race bias, says study
Research suggests Amazon's facial analysis algorithms have struggled with gender and racial bias. The MIT Media Lab found Rekognition had no trouble at all in correctly pinpointing the gender of ...
06:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget Apple Smart Battery Case review (2019): A basic, effective iPhone add-on
Sad as it seems sometimes, few things in life are as uniquely stressful as using a phone whose battery is on the brink of death. It's little surprise then that battery cases have become so popula...
06:16 pm -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget Google's next I/O conference begins May 7th
If you're a fan of all things Google, you already have a date to mark on your calendar for 2019. Developer Till Kottmann has 'cheated' Google's I/O conference puzzle to reveal that...
06:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget The best Wi-Fi extender
By Jim SalterThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission...
05:14 pm -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget Under Armour will make the space suits for Virgin Galactic flights
When Virgin Galactic sends people to space, it plans to send them style. The privacy aerospace company announced today that Under Armour will be designing and producing the space suits and footwear th...
04:24 pm -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget Volkswagen will produce its own car batteries and mobile EV chargers
Volkswagen's been trying to claw back its credibility with an ambitious commitment to EVs ever since its $18.2 billion dollar emissions scandal. Its lofty production goals aside, the German manuf...
04:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget Nokia returns to the US with help from Verizon and Cricket Wireless
Nokia's parent company, HMD Global, chose to put its US ambitions in the back burner to focus on markets where the brand has been enjoying a resurgence these past few years. Now, the company has ...
03:34 pm -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget YouTube says it'll finally stop recommending conspiracy videos
YouTube says it will stop recommending conspiracy videos. Given that even the most innocuous of searches can lure you down an algorithmically generated path that almost invariably leads to videos cont...
03:17 pm -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget Facebook is reportedly unifying all its messaging apps
Mark Zuckerberg is planing on bringing Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp closer than ever by giving users the power to message one another across all three apps. The masterstroke is part of Zuckerberg&...
03:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget You cant pay for 'the wall' with a porn tax
An Arizona Republican is attempting to place a levy one of the world's most popular hobbies, especially if you've got any alone time. State senator Gail Griffin is pushing a bill that would ...
02:29 pm -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget Nintendo scraps 'Metroid Prime 4' development and starts over
Nintendo announced Metroid Prime 4 all the way back at E3 2017, but there's hardly been a peep about the game since. The Japanese giant finally offered an update, but it's one that fans won&...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget Kingdom Hearts 3 brings you closer than ever to Disneys worlds
People love Kingdom Hearts, the long-running Disney and Square Enix mashup, for a few different reasons.There's the accessible and mesmerizing combat, which trades the turn-based roots of the Fin...
01:14 pm -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget Facebook willingly let kids spend their parents' money and didn't stop it
Facebook employees recognized that children were running up massive tabs spending money on games but opted not to give refunds, according to Reveal News. The revelation was made as a result of court d...
12:15 pm -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg defends Facebook with The Facts op-ed
Despite seeing off Congress and the European Parliament, Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook apology tour shows no signs of stopping. His latest peace offering is a Wall Street Journal op-ed titled, "...
11:30 am -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Unlimited MoviePass part two
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Where were you when we defeated the robots? If you missed yesterday's Starcraft II stream, we'll fill you in on the details of DeepMind's latest gam...
10:05 am -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget Thor wants to help you with those 2019 health goals
You might chalk up actor Chris Hemsworth's ripped physique to perfect genetics and unlimited access to the best personal trainers in the world. However, for a price, Thor is now willing to share ...
09:10 am -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget Scientists clone gene-edited monkey for circadian disorder research
Scientists in China announced this week that they've successfully made five clones of a gene-edited monkey to aid in researching a number of conditions relating to circadian rhythms. The idea is ...
07:56 am -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget Apple's next-gen AirPods could respond to 'Hey Siri'
The beta version of iOS 12.2 comes with a pretty strong indication that you'll be able to use Apple's next-gen AirPods to summon Siri. 9to5Mac has discovered a new setup screen for the wirel...
05:55 am -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget Samsung's first phone with a 'hole-punch' is the Galaxy A9 Pro
Late last year, Samsung showed off its first quad-camera setup with the Galaxy A9, and now in Korea it has debuted the Galaxy A9 Pro with its Infinity-O display. Both features are expected to be inclu...
05:55 am -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget Samsung's 'hole-punch' screen comes to Korea with the Galaxy A9 Pro
Late last year, Samsung showed off its first quad-camera setup with the Galaxy A9, and now in Korea it has debuted the Galaxy A9 Pro with an Infinity-O display. Both features are expected to be includ...
04:56 am -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget SpaceX test firing sets path for Crew Dragon flight in February
On Thursday afternoon the rocket engines under SpaceX's Crew Dragon vehicle briefly fired up, and after a few delays the company said on Twitter that it's planning for a test flight in Febru...
04:00 am -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget The online conference that might change video games for good
Language is a tool, and just like any tool, it has equal capacity to inflict both good and bad on the world. Language is a beautiful, human thing; the connective tissue that transfers culture, knowled...
02:42 am -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget Google Express no longer works with Walmart
Walmart products are no longer available through Google Express, Google's online shopping tool. It's not clear when the change occurred, but Google Express confirmed via Twitter earlier this...
01:34 am -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget 'Resident Evil' TV show rumors point to Netflix
So what's next for Netflix? The service seems to have a little bit of everything in the works, and the latest rumor from Deadline says that it's planning a Resident Evil TV series. This news...
12:12 am -05 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Engadget Bethesda will add a high-stakes PvP mode to 'Fallout 76'
Bethesda might have a way to keep gamers interested in Fallout 76 despite all its troubles: it's raising the stakes for its more competitive players. The company has detailed an upcoming Surviva...
10:39 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Arturia's MicroFreak is an affordable synth that lives up to its name
Arturia already has a compelling low-cost analog synth in the MicroBrute. And an affordable analog drum machine in the DrumBrute Impact (that FM drum sounds bonkers). Now it's adding a digital sy...
10:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Fable moves away from VR and towards AI-powered 'virtual beings'
Edward Saatchi is the rare VR studio head who doesn't have much faith in the future of virtual reality movies. That's what we learned from our conversation with him last year -- now, he'...
09:39 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Senators demand investigation into carrier location-selling scandal
Several senators are calling on the Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission to investigate how carriers share customers' real-time phone location data, following a Moth...
09:20 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Moog's Sirin is analog bass synth capable of soaring leads
Moog's DFAM percussion and Mother-32 semi-modular synthesizers are Eurorack-friendly instruments that can expand your sonic tool kit for around $600. As part of a week-long "House of Electro...
09:20 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Moog's Sirin is an analog bass synth capable of soaring leads
Moog's DFAM percussion and Mother-32 semi-modular synthesizers are Eurorack-friendly instruments that can expand your sonic tool kit for around $600. As part of a week-long "House of Electro...
09:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save big on Vizio P-Series F1 4K LED TVs
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...
08:42 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget US charges 'Call of Duty' swatter's alleged co-conspirators
Now that Call of Duty swatter Tyler Bariss has pleaded guilty, law enforcement is pursuing the people allegedly linked to his crimes. Federal agents have charged Neal Patel, Logan Patten and Tyler St...
08:21 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget DeepMind AI AlphaStar goes 10-1 against top 'StarCraft II' pros
After laying waste to the best Go players in the world, DeepMind has moved on to computer games. The Google-owned artificial intelligence company has been fine-tuning its AI to take on StarCraft II an...
08:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Share your thoughts about Microsoft's Surface Laptop 2!
Microsoft's sequel to the Surface Laptop didn't just impress our reviewer last year -- the Surface Laptop 2 earned a strong score of 90, largely owing to its stunning design and fast perform...
07:31 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Netflix's 'Umbrella Academy' trailer showcases an offbeat superhero saga
One of the biggest original titles coming to Netflix next month is The Umbrella Academy, and the first full trailer for the superhero show has landed. The adaptation of Gerard Way and Gabriel B&aa...
06:57 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Facebook will shut down Moments photo app on February 25th
Did you use Facebook's Moments app to handle and share your social network photos? No? You're not the only one. Facebook has informed CNET that it's shutting down the Moments app on ...
06:28 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget MoviePass is planning to relaunch an unlimited movie plan
MoviePass is once again making changes to its membership plans. The company that has been locked in a cycle of never-ending, often self-inflicted turmoil is reportedly getting ready to re-introduce a ...
06:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Yamaha's Sonogenic keytar is equal parts instrument and party trick
Keytars, almost by definition, are charmingly goofy. How could they not be? They're wearable pianos that lend themselves well to pageantry. Racks of meticulously prepped synths come with a sort o...
05:42 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Microsoft Office is finally available on Apple's Mac App Store
Just as Apple promised back at WWDC last year, Microsoft's Office 365 suite is finally available on the Mac App Store today. It's pretty much what you'd expect: the entire collection of...
05:41 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Amazon's all-female NFL commentary team will return next season
SportsCenter anchor Hannah Storm and NFL Network chief correspondent Andrea Kremer know exactly what they'll be doing on Thursday evenings this fall. That's because they're returning to...
05:20 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget When esports blew up, DDR moved to the suburbs
Even in a packed arcade, David Maiman stands out from the crowd. He's wearing a black T-shirt with multicolor DDR arrows darting across the front, his long, dark hair curling down to his shoulder...
05:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Dropbox lets users leave comments at specific times in videos
Video editors who collaborate on clips using Dropbox should appreciate a new feature the company is introducing today. "Time-based comments" are exactly what they sound like: users can now d...
05:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Nearly half of game developers want to unionize
Unionization isn't a new idea for the game development industry, but it is a particularly hot and contentious topic right now. A handful of events in 2018 thrust the unionization conversation to ...
04:28 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Sonos is reportedly working on wireless headphones
Sonos is reportedly planning to take its brand outside the home with its own wireless headphones. The project is in its early stages, though the company has already contacted potential manufacturing p...
03:59 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Twitter is testing an 'original tweeter' label for threads
Twitter is testing a way to make it easier to spot the person who started a thread. A small percentage of iOS and Android users are seeing an "original tweeter" label. The company said earli...
03:29 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget 'Anthem' demo is available to pre-load on all platforms
BioWare's Anthem is less than a month away, but before then players will get a taste of the shared-world shooter thanks to a pre-release demo. This being EA, however, the timings are a tad compli...
03:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Pinterest's diverse workforce helped it design a better skin tone filter
Last April, Pinterest began testing a search feature that allows users to filter results by skin tone. The idea being that those looking for beauty tips will be able to find relevant makeup and hair a...
02:31 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget BleemSync is back to put a SNES in your Playstation Classic
Sony's PlayStation Classic is essentially an emulator in a mini PS1 shell. Of course, that means you can overcome its shortcomings (chiefly its lack of great games) by using hidden settings and h...
02:02 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget McLaren imagines a future with AI co-piloted race cars
Formula One racing will be more like a video game in 30 years, according a fanciful vision of the future unleashed by supercar maker McLaren. According to its "MCLExtreme" research project (...
01:15 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Samsung Galaxy S10 leak shows off its dual 'hole-punch' camera
Samsung's Galaxy S10 smartphones have leaked again before their official February 20th unveiling, and this time, we're getting a good look at the dual front cameras on the Galaxy S10+. A lea...
01:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Native Instruments Traktor DJ 2 breaks free from the iPad
Last fall, Native Instruments gave its DJ and production hardware a significant refresh, especially at the entry level. Today, the company is introducing a second wave of tools to complement the new l...
12:30 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget LG and Huawei will reveal 5G phones next month
In 2018, LG and Huawei announced that they're working on 5G phones slated for launch sometime this year. Turns out we'll see them both very, very soon: The companies will be unveiling the fi...
12:01 pm -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Apple hires former Samsung exec to lead its battery division
Apple has poached the head of Samsung's battery division to lead its own battery development efforts. Cupertino hired Samsung SDI's Soonho Ahn to become its Global Head of Battery Developmen...
11:30 am -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Amazon delivery robots roll out
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Boeing is testing its air taxi, Elon Musk is making more promises about Teslas and there's a Chinese phone that has zero ports -- not even a speaker grille. I...
11:15 am -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget SoundCloud is losing its second and final co-founder
SoundCloud co-founder and CPO Eric Wahlforss is stepping aside from his duties at the music sharing platform. In a statement shared on Twitter, Wahlforss said he would transition into an advisory role...
10:28 am -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Vivo's all-glass phone has no ports and a full-screen fingerprint reader
2019 may be the year of flexible mobile devices, but judging by a couple of announcements from China this week, it appears that we may also be expecting the disappearance of holes and ports on smartph...
09:15 am -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget PlayStation Now game streaming expands throughout Europe
PlayStation Now still isn't widely available around the world, but Sony aims to fix that. It's expanding the game streaming service to Italy, Portugal and Spain in Europe in the near future...
07:47 am -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Apple lays off 200 employees working on self-driving cars
Apple's secretive self-driving car division, codenamed Project Titan, has undergone a major restructuring process under new leadership. Unfortunately, that entails dismissing over 200 employees t...
06:41 am -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Microsoft confirms Bing is 'inaccessible' in China
While China blocked Google's and Facebook's services long ago, Microsoft's search engine remained available in the country. That is, until Bing became inaccessible on Wednesday in what ...
06:41 am -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Microsoft confirms Bing is 'inaccessible' in China (update)
While China blocked Google's and Facebook's services long ago, Microsoft's search engine remained available in the country. That is, until Bing became inaccessible on Wednesday in what ...
06:00 am -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Olympus's flagship mirrorless camera doubles down on speed
Olympus has unveiled the OM-D E-M1X, a pro-level mirrorless camera with very rapid shooting speeds and an all-new image stabilizer that will help both video shooters and photographers. Teased earlier ...
04:37 am -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Jaguar tests self-driving cars that project their next move
Car makers have explored a number of ways to have self-driving vehicles signal where they're going, but they tend to rely on blinking lights or other codes that might not be easy to interpret in ...
03:11 am -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Samsung Galaxy S10 leak hints at cryptocurrency wallet
Samsung' Galaxy S10 appears to have leaked again, but this time the big deal is what's on screen. Gregory Blake and Ben Geskin claim to have leaked images of a Samsung Blockchain KeyStore t...
01:29 am -05 - Thu, January 24, 2019
Engadget Blue Origin's latest New Shepard test flight hauled NASA experiments
Private aerospace company Blue Origin successfully carried out an uncrewed test flight today, marking the tenth time the Jeff Bezos-backed company has managed to send its reusable New Shepard rocket t...
11:57 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget BlocBoy JB is the latest to sue Epic over a 'Fortnite' dance
No, artists still aren't done suing Epic Games for allegedly violating copyright by using their dances in Fortnite. TMZ has learned that BlocBoy JB is suing Epic for reportedly copying his "...
10:35 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget PlayStation Vue adds Cheddar's online-only news channels
Cheddar's internet-only news channels have been available on cord-cutting services ranging from Hulu to YouTube TV, but there's been a glaring omission: PlayStation Vue. That ends today. S...
10:04 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Netflix is turning Mark Millar comic 'Reborn' into a feature film
Netflix isn't done announcing movies that stem from its acquisition of Millarworld. The internet giant has unveiled plans for a feature-length film based on Reborn, a fantasy comic series from M...
09:32 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget The Polestar 2's infotainment system is powered by Google
Volvo's all-electric performance car brand, Polestar, tweeted out a teaser link for Google's new HMI (human machine interface) system which is expected to debut in the automaker's upcom...
09:01 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Whats coming to Netflix in February: Patriot Act' and 'Jaws
February is right around the corner, which means we'll all be spending a lot of time inside. It is the coldest month of the year, after all. So why not stave off cabin fever with Netflix's i...
08:29 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Intel RealSense tracking camera helps robots navigate without GPS
Intel is back with another RealSense camera, but this one has a slight twist: it's meant to give machines a sense of place. The lengthily-titled RealSense Tracking Camera T265 uses inside-out tr...
07:58 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget 'Farming Simulator' is getting its own esports league
Are you ready for some competitive virtual farming? Giants Software announced today that it will a run an esports league for its unreasonably popular game Farming Simulator. The first season of Farmin...
07:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget An app claims mindfulness, not calorie-counting, can help me lose weight
It's a brand-new year, and just like many people, one of my resolutions is to lose weight. But instead of just cycling on a bike or going on a juice cleanse, I'm checking in on an app for ab...
06:56 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Acer's latest Chromebooks for schools include models with AMD chips
Acer is hoping to shake up its school-ready Chromebooks in the same way it did with its everyday models. The company has introduced no less than six new Chromebooks for education, including two AMD-p...
06:27 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Turn-based strategy game 'Wargroove' arrives on Switch February 1st
Wargroove, a turn-based strategy game from the publisher of Stardew Valley, is coming to the Nintendo Switch on February 1st. That's also when it will land on Steam and Xbox One for $19.99. Stran...
06:01 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Amazon starts testing its Scout delivery robot
Amazon is working on delivery robots, and it's already bringing the self-driving machines to the streets. Starting today, six Amazon Scout devices are delivering packages in a neighborhood in Sno...
05:44 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Honda may reveal the production design of its Urban EV in March
When Honda first revealed the Urban EV in September 2017, the car's cute retro design generated a ton of interest. It wasn't the final design, though it seems we won't have to wait too ...
05:44 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Honda will show off a new EV prototype in March
When Honda first revealed the Urban EV in September 2017, the car's cute retro design generated a ton of interest. It wasn't the final design, though it seems we won't have to wait too ...
05:21 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Tech companies spent more than $64 million on lobbying in 2018
The biggest companies in tech spent more money lobbying the government in 2018 than in any year previous. According to a report from Reuters, Google dropped $21.2 million on lobbying efforts in 2018, ...
04:52 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Hulu cuts the price of its basic service to $6 per month
Hulu is becoming more affordable... so long as you're not a big fan of live TV. The service will cut the price of its basic tier from $8 to $6 per month as of February 26th for new subscribers, ...
04:28 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Boeing's self-flying taxi completes its first flight
Multiple companies have outlined plans for flying taxis, but Boeing just took an important step toward making them a practical reality. The aircraft maker has completed the first test flight of its au...
03:48 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Facebook will do more to tackle scam ads following defamation lawsuit
UK TV personality Martin Lewis has dropped his defamation lawsuit against Facebook after the company pledged to step up its fight against scam ads. Lewis -- who dishes out personal finance advice on U...
03:12 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Amazon stops selling Echo Wall Clock over connectivity issues
Back in September, Amazon held a massive Alexa event, and one of the many, many products it announced was a clock. The idea was that you'd use a connected Alexa device to control Echo Wall Clock ...
02:31 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's mobile Edge browser begins issuing fake news warnings
Microsoft's Edge mobile browser has started flagging fake news sites as part of its latest update for iOS and Android. Previously only available as a desktop plug-in, the feature is powered by ne...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Patreons 3 million supporters are good news for independent creators
Patreon has had one clear goal since it launched in 2013: to help artists, influencers and internet creators make money by letting them offer membership services directly to their fans. And that effor...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget YouTube TV covers all of the US
YouTube TV has come a long, long way from when you could only use it in a handful of cities. As of January 23rd, the streaming service is effectively available nationwide thanks to an expansion to 95...
01:31 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Viacom buys streaming startup Pluto TV for $340 million
Cable giant Viacom is buying the ad-supported streaming startup Pluto TV for $340 million in cash, with plans to turn it into the home for its slew of programmes. Expect shows and films from Viacom�...
01:01 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Elon Musk teases Tesla 'sentry mode' that captures video in 360 degrees
Elon Musk says Tesla is working on a "sentry mode" security feature that could let owners record damage and break-ins. The announcement came in response to a customer's tweet complainin...
12:32 pm -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Meizu made a smartphone without any ports
Some phonemakers followed Apple's lead and got rid of the headphone jack, but Meizu has gone above and beyond that. The company has announced a new phone called "Zero," which doesn'...
11:58 am -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Samsung reveals the first-ever 15.6-inch 4K OLED display
We've been waiting impatiently for OLED display to come to laptops, and that finally happened at CES 2019 with models from HP and Dell. Now we know one likely source for those, as Samsung has unv...
11:30 am -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: A better foldable phone?
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.This morning, we're looking at an impressive take on a "foldable" phone and counting Netflix's Academy Award nominations. Plus, there's a ...
10:45 am -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Sony's new Aibo robot looks like a beagle
Sony has made Aibo much harder to resist for people who love chocolate-colored dogs. The tech giant has launched a tricolor version of its robotic canine with two shades of brown, and it's now av...
09:49 am -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Huawei plagiarized a music video and turned it into a tablet ad
Huawei seems to have become a magnet for controversy of late. The company's being shut out of 5G infrastructure bids across the world, the US is reportedly investigating it for stealing trade sec...
08:45 am -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Instagram denies that it's limiting the reach of posts
Over the past few months, you might have seen Instagram posts claiming that the platform has only been showing your photos to seven percent of your followers. Turns out it's just some weird copyp...
07:15 am -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Xiaomi's flexible phone concept folds on both sides
Xiaomi truly is working on a foldable phone, company president and co-founder Lin Bin has confirmed in a teaser he posted on Weibo. In the video, you'll see the executive using a tablet-sized gad...
06:15 am -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget LG's MWC teaser hints at phones with more touchless gestures
Besides the potential of foldable/expandable devices and 5G, what else can we expect to see at Mobile World Congress next month? According to LG's invite to its Premiere event on February 24th, w...
05:07 am -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Newark Airport temporarily halted flights after drone sightings
Just a month after reports of drone activity repeatedly closed Gatwick airport in the UK, Newark Liberty International Airport temporarily halted arrivals on Tuesday. In a tweet after it reopened, New...
03:33 am -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Wood block connects you to coffee shop WiFi with a tap
It's not very fun to connect to WiFi at a caf&eacute; or hotel. If you don't have to ask staff for a password, they'll have to print it somewhere -- and it's still a hassle whe...
01:22 am -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget Nintendo Switch outsold every other console in the US last year
Demand for the Nintendo Switch didn't cool down one iota in 2018. The NPD Group has published its sales data for last year, and the Switch was the top-selling system in the US both in terms of d...
12:15 am -05 - Wed, January 23, 2019
Engadget GMCs next Sierra HD pickup can see through trailers
GMC has unveiled its 2020 Sierra Heavy Duty pickup truck, which packs in 445 horsepower and a 10-speed transmission -- along with plenty of tech, of course. It offers 15 camera views, including a tran...
11:33 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Elektron is making its powerful music-making sequencers more affordable
Elektron has a reputation for building high-end synths, samplers and grooveboxes with matching high-end prices. It's "affordable" options -- the Digitakt and Digitone -- have a list pri...
11:01 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Apple fixes a host of bugs for iOS, Apple Watch and HomePod
Don't look now, but you'll have a lot of updating to do if you live deep in the Apple ecosystem. Apple has released updates that tackle a host of issues for iOS, macOS, tvOS, watchOS and Ho...
10:40 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Netflix joins the Motion Picture Association of America
Netflix announced today that it is joining the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), making it the first internet-based service to join the 97-year-old trade association. The move marks Netfli...
09:03 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Alphabet made a quiz to help you detect phishing scams
For decades, phishing has proven an effective method for attackers to dupe just about anyone into clicking on malicious links so they can wreak havoc on personal and professional lives. Just ask John ...
08:11 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Spotify's mobile app lets you block artists you can't stand
Spotify has introduced a new feature that will let users block music from artists they no longer want to hear. A "Don't play this artist" feature appeared in the latest version of the S...
07:51 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Twitter starts rolling out simplified web interface to some users
Don't be surprised if Twitter looks very different on the web in the near future. The social network has started rolling out a previously teased web redesign that, for starters, boasts a much si...
07:33 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Fenders acoustic-electric hybrid is a technological wonder
I'll admit that when I opened the guitar case of the Acoustasonic Telecaster I immediately thought of the toy guitar my parents gave me when I was four years old. With a small hole in the center ...
07:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Share your latest Netflix binge on Instagram Stories
We've all had that moment when we've just watched a great show or movie and simply have to tell everyone about it. If you're eager to show your friends why Marie Kondo has changed your ...
06:39 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget iRig Micro Amp delivers classic guitar tones with your phone
IK Multimedia is making it easier to bring a mini music studio on the road, especially if you have a newer iPhone. It just introduced an iRig Micro Amp that produces 15W while touting a USB interface...
06:03 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget 'The Expanse' season three streams on Amazon Prime Video February 8th
Amazon announced today that the third season of sci-fi series The Expanse will be available for Prime members to stream starting February 8th. The first two seasons of the show, which originally aired...
05:32 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Scientists name ancient shark species after arcade classic 'Galaga'
Paleontologists took a cue from retro games when naming a prehistoric shark -- they dubbed it Galagadon nordquistae after '80s arcade shooter Galaga. They bestowed the unusual name upon the newly...
05:14 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Waymo will build self-driving cars in Michigan
Waymo just took another major step toward bringing self-driving cars into the mainstream. The Alphabet-owned brand has received approval to establish a factory for its driverless vehicles in Michigan....
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Microsoft expands its programming language for visually impaired kids
Back in 2017, Microsoft unveiled Project Torino, a unique physical programming language that taught visually impaired kids the basics of coding. It was a huge step forward for accessibility, but it wa...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's Classroom Pen is a smaller Surface Go stylus for kids
Microsoft is aiming to make Windows Ink more useful for kids with the Classroom Pen, a new Surface Go stylus that's easier for smaller hands to hold. It's shorter than the current Surface Pe...
04:33 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Porsche claims its EV factory will be as green as the cars it builds
Porsche wants production for the Taycan to be as ecologically responsible as the electric car itself. The automaker has revealed that the Taycan factory under construction at Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen wi...
04:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Mobvoi's swim-ready TicWatches are now available starting at $160
Mobvoi, a Google-backed AI company, is fleshing out the features of its new line of smartwatches set to arrive today. The TicWatch S2 and E2, announced earlier this month at CES 2019, have the active ...
03:43 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Starbucks expands Uber Eats deliveries across the US
Starbucks is relentless in its mission to make it as easy as possible for you to get its coffee. It's long let you order your drinks for pick up through its app and now, depending on where you li...
03:17 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Apple Pay is now accepted at Target and Taco Bell
Some of the last holdouts on tap-to-pay services are finally hopping aboard. Target, Taco Bell, Jack in the Box, Hy-Vee and Speedway have all introduced support for Apple Pay (and services like Googl...
02:47 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget What we're listening to: Joanna Connor and 'Hilarious World of Depression'
In this month's installment of our audio IRL, we discover an amazingly talented guitar player from Chicago and a podcast where comedians, musicians and more open up about struggles with depressio...
02:16 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Netflix's 'Roma' leads streaming at the Oscars with ten nominations
It won't surprise you to hear that Netflix is particularly eager for awards this year, and it looks like that thirst might pay off at the Oscars. Alfonso Cuar&oacute;n's Roma is clearly ...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget UPS will expand its in-building delivery service to 10 more cities
Do you like the thought of UPS delivering packages to your apartment building when you're not home? UPS certainly does. The courier plans to bring its in-building delivery option to 10 more cit...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Starship robots will deliver pizza and coffee to George Mason students
It just became that much easier for students to grab food without interrupting a study break. Starship and Sodexo have launched a robot food delivery service at Virginia's George Mason University...
01:02 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Tesla makes a small cut to its controversial Supercharger price hike
Tesla is reducing its Supercharger price hike by 10 percent amid a torrent of negative feedback. Last week, the EV-maker raised the per kWh rates for its fast charging stations by about 33 percent in ...
12:01 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: These are the best selfie camera phones
We're talking well-intended New Year's resolutions, the best selfie camera smartphones and the inside story on which company seems most likely to launch the 'Netflix of games'....
12:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Garmin's latest golf GPS can throw you into virtual tournaments
Garmin doesn't just want to help you improve your golf game -- it wants to enable golf matches with players who are nowhere near a course. It's launching an Approach G80 golf GPS that inclu...
10:20 am -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Abode will add HomeKit to its new smart home hub
Brilliant isn't the only smart home hub creator hopping on the HomeKit bandwagon. Abode has revealed its Gen 2 gateway, and it's "100% committed" to bringing HomeKit support to th...
08:50 am -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget HP's latest school Chromebooks are built for exploring
It's the start of a new year, and that means new HP Chromebooks for schools -- this time, including an update to a long-in-the-tooth model. The centerpiece is the Chromebook x360 11 G2 Education...
08:00 am -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget The Pixel 3 and Galaxy Note 9 top DxOMark's new selfie camera scores
We use the selfie camera on our smartphones up to 40 percent of the time, yet most testing puts the emphasis on the rear camera. To address that issue, DxOMark has introduced scoring for front-facing ...
06:49 am -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Toyota and Panasonic may team up to make EV batteries
Toyota and Panasonic have explored electric car batteries before, but they're now poised to get particularly cozy. Nikkei sources claim the two will set up a joint venture for manufacturing EV b...
05:18 am -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Samsung updates older Gear watches with handy fitness tools
As focused as Samsung might be on the Galaxy Watch, it still has plenty of affection for its older smartwatches. It's rolling out an update for the Gear S3 and Gear Sport that adds a flurry of w...
03:47 am -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Russia says Facebook and Twitter are violating data laws
Russia has long wanted heavyweight social networks to store data inside the country, but now that's becoming more than a vague threat. Communications overseer Roskomnadzor has started "admi...
01:16 am -05 - Tue, January 22, 2019
Engadget Next Dodge Challenger to be electrified, says FCA boss
By Zac PalmerDodge is the last of Detroit's Big Three to truly keep the muscle car purpose and heritage alive with the Challenger and Charger. As the Mustang and Camaro have transitioned to sport...
11:44 pm -05 - Mon, January 21, 2019
Engadget Machinima's YouTube gaming channel has effectively disappeared
Machinima's YouTube gaming channel has been essentially scrubbed from the internet, as most videos on the site have been set to private and unplayable. Neither video creators nor users of the cha...
10:13 pm -05 - Mon, January 21, 2019
Engadget Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez guest-stars in a 'Donkey Kong 64' Twitch stream
Having conquered Twitter and Instagram, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez jumped on a Donkey Kong 64 Twitch livestream on Sunday to clap back at Aaron Sorkin and voice her support for trans rights. The stream ...
08:39 pm -05 - Mon, January 21, 2019
Engadget WhatsApp limits forwarding worldwide to fight hoaxes and rumors
WhatsApp limited forwarding in India as part of an effort to curb hoaxes and rumors that could lead to violence, and now that policy is spreading. The Facebook-owned messaging service has announced t...
07:07 pm -05 - Mon, January 21, 2019
Engadget France fines Google $57 million over data transparency
The European Union's GDPR is relatively young, but Google is already in hot water over claimed violations. France's CNIL regulator has fined Google &euro;50 million (about $57 million) ...
05:05 pm -05 - Mon, January 21, 2019
Engadget Tesla gets clearance to begin Model 3 deliveries in Europe
Tesla expects to start delivering the Long Range Battery version of the Model 3 in Europe in February after getting the go-ahead from Dutch vehicle authority RDW. As such, it can sell cars across the ...
03:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 21, 2019
Engadget A Peloton bike motivated me more than any gym membership could
Peloton and its connected bike have become the poster child for a new era of on-demand exercise. Specifically, it promises all the camaraderie and structured routines of a real-world spin class from t...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 21, 2019
Engadget Who will be the first Netflix for video games?
Streaming detonated the film and television industries. As recently as five years ago, the advent of Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video and YouTube Premium sounded the death knell for multi-billion dol...
01:05 pm -05 - Mon, January 21, 2019
Engadget Motorola patent teases a RAZR-like phone with a foldable display
A newly-discovered Motorola patent may be our first look at Lenovo's rumoured RAZR foldable phone. Unearthed by 91 Mobiles, the filing contains several illustrations that seem to show a handset w...
11:49 am -05 - Mon, January 21, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: The iPhone SE returns
Some of you might be enjoying the day off, but for others it's just another Monday. Over the weekend, you might have missed out on the fact that Apple's last small iPhone has made a reappear...
11:02 am -05 - Mon, January 21, 2019
Engadget Drone giant DJI will take a huge loss due to employee fraud
The world's largest drone-maker, DJI, has reported that it will take a loss of up to a billion yuan ($150 million) due to employee fraud, according to Bloomberg and other sources. The company sai...
08:56 am -05 - Mon, January 21, 2019
Engadget German climate proposals could put an end to no-limit Autobahns
Germany's Autobahns are legendary for segments with no speed limits, but you might have to wave goodbye to those unfettered driving experiences. Reuters has obtained draft proposals from a trans...
06:43 am -05 - Mon, January 21, 2019
Engadget FMV game 'Telling Lies' to include stars from 'X-Men' and 'Westworld'
The sequel to the hit indie game Her Story will have a relatively star-studded cast. Creator Sam Barlow and Annapurna Interactive have revealed the main cast for Telling Lies, and you might just reco...
04:14 am -05 - Mon, January 21, 2019
Engadget 'Fortnite' Ice Storm event blankets the map in snow
Fortnite has had its share of map-changing events, but its latest might be the most conspicuous to date. Epic kicked off its Ice Storm event on January 19th through an in-game spectacle where the mys...
02:41 am -05 - Mon, January 21, 2019
Engadget Chevy made a full-size Silverado truck out of Lego bricks
Hey, Bugatti, you're not the only one who can fashion a full-size car out of toy bricks as a publicity stunt. Chevy has enlisted the help of students from Oxford Community School and Ralph Waldo...
01:08 am -05 - Mon, January 21, 2019
Engadget Netflix renews 'The Kominsky Method' after Golden Globe wins
Netflix isn't shy about its pursuit of critical glory. The streaming giant has renewed The Kominsky Method for a second season just a couple of weeks after it won two Golden Globe awards for bes...
11:32 pm -05 - Sun, January 20, 2019
Engadget Ducati confirms plans for an electric motorcycle
Ducati has hinted at a desire to make electric motorcycles before, but it's committing in a more substantial way. Company chief Claudio Domenicali told guests at a Spanish event that the "f...
10:01 pm -05 - Sun, January 20, 2019
Engadget Uber is hiring robotics teams to work on bikes and scooters
Uber is only gradually resuming its self-driving car program, but it's already thinking about expanding that technology to its two-wheeled services. The Telegraph has discovered that Uber is hir...
08:27 pm -05 - Sun, January 20, 2019
Engadget Facebook introduces political petitions to your News Feed
Facebook's efforts to improve civic engagement are expanding beyond easy access to politicians and voter registration campaigns. As of January 21st, it's launching a Community Actions featu...
07:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 20, 2019
Engadget The best USB-C MacBook and laptop chargers
By Nick GuyThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. ...
05:30 pm -05 - Sun, January 20, 2019
Engadget After Math: Watch out now!
You'd think that the week after CES would bring at least a brief lull in the firehose that is tech news, but you'd be wrong. Google's paying $40 million for Fossil's smartwatch tec...
04:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 20, 2019
Engadget Facebook backs an independent AI ethics research center
Facebook is just as interested as its peers in fostering ethical AI. The social network has teamed up with the Technical University of Munich to back the formation of an independent AI ethics researc...
02:29 pm -05 - Sun, January 20, 2019
Engadget Apple gets first crack at documentaries from Ron Howard
Apple may have more than a few documentaries on tap for its upcoming streaming video service. Variety has learned that Apple has a "first-look" deal with Imagine Documentaries, the producti...
09:34 am -05 - Sun, January 20, 2019
Engadget Hitman convicted thanks to fitness watch location data
An alleged hitman has learned hard lessons about the the value of GPS data on fitness watches. A Liverpool jury has found Mark Fellows guilty of the 2015 murder of mob boss Paul Massey in part thanks...
04:15 am -05 - Sun, January 20, 2019
Engadget GoFundMe launches campaign for government workers hit by shutdown
People have frequently used GoFundMe to lend a helping hand to others in need of some help, but the site itself is getting involved in light of the US government shutdown. The company has teamed up w...
02:40 am -05 - Sun, January 20, 2019
Engadget Showtime offers a peek at Desus and Mero's talk show
How will podcasters Desus and Mero handle a late-night talk show on Showtime? You now have a slightly better idea. Showtime has posted a teaser for Desus &amp; Mero that has the duo shopping for...
01:06 am -05 - Sun, January 20, 2019
Engadget Amazon adds remastered 'Baywatch' to Prime Video on January 20th
If you're feeling nostalgic for the 90s, Prime Video may have something you can binge on. Amazon is adding Baywatch -- yes, the classic TV series and not Dwayne Johnson's flick -- to its lin...
11:35 pm -05 - Sat, January 19, 2019
Engadget iPhone SE goes back on sale as a $249 clearance item
Do you deeply regret passing on the iPhone SE before Apple cut it out of the lineup? You now have another chance to get it. Apple has quietly resumed selling the iPhone SE as a clearance item in the U...
10:01 pm -05 - Sat, January 19, 2019
Engadget Stratolaunch axes launch vehicle and rocket engine projects
Stratolaunch is axing several projects in an effort to scale back its operations a few months after founder Paul Allen, who's more recognized for being Microsoft's co-founder, passed away. A...
08:33 pm -05 - Sat, January 19, 2019
Engadget EU copyright laws face uncertain fate after 11 countries reject proposal
Internet giants like Google might breathe a little easier in Europe... at least, for now. The EU has called off January 21st negotiations for a final vote on the controversial Copyright Directive aft...
07:02 pm -05 - Sat, January 19, 2019
Engadget Tesla hikes Supercharger prices worldwide to reflect changing costs
Tesla's efforts to improve its bottom line go beyond layoffs and disappearing perks. Electrek has learned that Tesla is raising Supercharger rates around the world, with per kWh rates climbing a...
05:30 pm -05 - Sat, January 19, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: How we got two Fyre Festival documentaries
Fyre Fight: The inside story of how we got two warring Fyre Festival documentaries in the same weekScott Tobias,The RingerWe've known for a while now that Hulu and Netflix were both working on do...
04:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 19, 2019
Engadget What we're buying: A terrible replacement baby monitor
This week's IRL tale has nothing to do with new year's resolutions. Thankfully. Instead, Senior Editor Dan Cooper tries to replace his decent (but broken) baby monitor, and finds that cheape...
02:45 pm -05 - Sat, January 19, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Galaxy S10 leaks and Amazon's robot safety vest
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! This week included Nike's real self-tightening basketball shoes, a Model 3 road trip assisted by AutoPilot and Google's big smar...
12:22 pm -05 - Sat, January 19, 2019
Engadget ActionDash brings 'digital well being' tracking to more Android phones
Late last year Google released a Digital Wellbeing app that surfaced insights about exactly how much you're using your phone, and in which apps. Apple installed a similar feature in iOS 12 with S...
07:17 am -05 - Sat, January 19, 2019
Engadget Galaxy S10 leak suggests a lineup with three variants
Prolific phone leaker Evan Blass has already posted an image that appears to show the front of Samsung's Galaxy S10, and now he's tweeted a family photograph showing off three variants wrapp...
04:30 am -05 - Sat, January 19, 2019
Engadget DNC claims Russians launched more phishing attacks after midterms
The New York Times cites court documents filed by the Democratic National Committee that said it believes a Russian group launched a hacking attempt against it after last year's midterm elections...
12:49 am -05 - Sat, January 19, 2019
Engadget Netflix is reviving 'Unsolved Mysteries' with 'Stranger Things' producer
Netflix is continuing its string of reboots by reviving Unsolved Mysteries, according to a report from Deadline. The streaming service is giving the greenlight to a 12-episode run of the true-crime an...
11:07 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Alphabet's Verily health watch gets FDA approval for ECG feature
Verily announced a health watch in 2017 aimed at unearthing insights into medical conditions such as Parkinson's disease and PTSD. One of the focus areas for Alphabet's health division and i...
10:16 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Facebook's latest attempt to court teens is a 'cringey' meme library
Facebook is once again trying to court the kids, this time with a meme-filled app called LOL. Facebook confirmed the existence of the LOL to TechCrunch. The app, which offers an endless feed of videos...
09:45 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Sling TV adds personalized recommendations, starting on Apple TV
Sling TV is introducing an arguably overdue feature for insatiable viewers: personalized recommendations. As of January 17th, Apple TV users will receive custom-tailored suggestions for live and on-d...
09:14 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Nissan concept van includes an all-electric carpentry shop
Nissan doesn't just think electric power should be reserved for the motors in its cars -- it should also apply to what you do in the back of those cars. Its newly unveiled NV300 Concept-van inclu...
08:43 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget IKEA will start selling its Sonos-powered smart speakers in August
IKEA and Sonos have been working together on audio devices for some time, and this year, we'll start to see the fruits of that labor. Following the release of its smart window blinds in April, th...
08:13 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Facebook might be facing a hefty fine from the FTC
Since reports revealed last March that Facebook had allowed Cambridge Analytica to access the personal information of 87 million of its users, there's been a fair amount of fallout. CEO Mark Zuck...
07:45 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Spotify's in-car music player may go on sale this year
Spotify's rumored in-car music device appears to be taking shape. Financial Times sources claim the service plans to launch the in-car player sometime later in 2019 for roughly $100. There are ...
07:24 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Amazon made a vest to keep robots from pummeling humans
Amazon is using an electric vest to help improve worker safety when dealing with automated systems and robots inside its warehouses, according to a report from TechCrunch. The Robotic Tech Vest, which...
06:55 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Facebooks simplified Messenger app interface is rolling out to users
Facebook teased a Messenger redesign at its F8 conference back in May and then started slowly rolling out the simpler interface last October. Now, The Verge reports, the redesign is becoming available...
06:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget What does Google get out of buying Fossils smartwatch tech?
Yesterday, Google announced that it would be paying $40 million for intellectual property related to smartwatches from one of its closest partners: Fossil Group. As part of the deal, a portion of Foss...
06:15 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget 'Mortal Kombat 11' hype begins with an ultraviolent gameplay exhibition
The Mortal Kombat 11 teaser trailer NetherRealm released last month suggested the next installment in the fighting game series was going to be brutality incarnate. And yesterday, the first actual game...
06:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget The best touchscreen winter gloves
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05:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget The latest Stylophone is much more than a tiny toy synth
The Stylophone line of tiny analog synths has been around for decades. The greats like Bowie and Kraftwerk have used them on iconic tracks, so they're not just limited to hobbyist use. At NAMM th...
05:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Teenage Engineering is making modular synths for the masses
Modular synths are all the rage right now. And it's not just the usual players either. Korg and Stylophone recently dipped their toes in the modular world. And now Teenage Engineering is getting ...
04:40 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Microsoft ends support for Windows 10 Mobile this year
Microsoft is winding down support for Windows 10 Mobile. The company will stop releasing security and software updates on December 10th, and it will end technical support for the devices on that date....
04:15 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget NBA refs will return to Twitter to answer fans' questions
Last year during the NBA finals, some of the league's refs took to Twitter in order to discuss calls made during a game and answer fans' questions. Feedback was positive, ESPN reports. Posit...
03:40 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Emmy Awards will kill off DVD screeners for good in 2020
Today's dispatch from the bureau of "Wait, they were still doing that?" comes from the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences. Deadline Hollywood is reporting that the people behind th...
03:15 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget What we're watching: '7 Days Out: League of Legends'
This week reporter Nick Summers explores the sixth episode of Netflix's 7 Days Out docuseries. Coming from the producers of Chef's Table and Last Chance U,'this particular episode cover...
02:35 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Lightning's $13,000 electric motorbike boasts a top speed of 150mph
Lightning Motorcycles, maker of the land speed record-breaking LS-218, has announced its first mass-market electric motorbike. Starting at $12,998, the "Lightning Strike" will be capable of ...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Alienware m15 review: Dells first thin gaming laptop doesnt disappoint
Alienware finally made a thin and light gaming laptop, and it was worth the wait. For years, Dell's gaming brand has been pumping out powerful, but hefty gaming machines. The Alienware m15, thoug...
01:31 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Epic Games will pause 'Fortnite' updates ahead of events to help pros
Epic Games is changing the way it handles Fortnite patches to give pros more time to adjust to game-impacting tweaks. Competitive players can now expect updates to arrive a few days to a week prior to...
01:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget How Riot rebranded its European esports league
Esports is growing up. The stages and broadcast packages are becoming more glamorous to entice viewers and traditional advertisers. Teams are investing heavily in merchandise, coaching staff and train...
12:31 pm -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Google Maps speed limit signs appear in more US cities
Google Maps is showing the local speed limit to more users across the US. After debuting in the San Francisco Bay Area and Rio, Brazil, the feature has now been spotted in New York City, Los Angeles, ...
11:57 am -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Mystery company buys Meta's augmented reality tech
After a promising start, AR startup Meta's assets have been sold to an unknown buyer, reports TechCrunch and other sites. Meta fell on hard times in September after a promised $20 million investm...
11:40 am -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Google's smartwatch and Netflix vs. 'Fortnite'
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Good Friday morning. No self-lacing sneakers today, but we do have a giant tractor. Less randomly, Google is buying Fossil's smartwatch tech arm, we take a cl...
10:48 am -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Tesla is laying off 7 percent of its full-time employees
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced that the company is laying off 7 percent of its full-time employees in an effort to cut costs and increase profits. He revealed that while Tesla will run a second con...
10:08 am -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Bandcamp will open its first record store in California next month
Bands and indie artists using Bandcamp to sell their music and merchandise might soon see their creations sold in the service's first brick-and-mortar location. The online platform, known for pro...
07:11 am -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Verizon will give subscribers free access to anti-robocall tools
Verizon will give all its subscribers free access to its spam alert and call blocking tools, so long as their phones can support the features. The carrier originally rolled out those tools over a year...
04:50 am -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Swiss watchmaker's latest jab at the Apple Watch has no hands
Swiss watchmaker H. Moser &amp; Cie is no stranger to taking digs at the Apple Watch. Its latest form of social commentary, however, is rather unique. The company has unveiled the Swiss Alp Watch ...
03:32 am -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Akai Force is for DJs and producers that want to ditch the laptop
Akai made its name around the early 90s thanks to its line of relatively affordable S-series samplers and the (now legendary) MPC. Since then, the company has continued to release new spins on those m...
02:01 am -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Twitter bug exposed private tweets of some Android users for five years
A bug that has plagued Twitter since 2014 exposed the tweets of some Android users that were intended to be private. Twitter first disclosed the issue on its Help Center today after apparently fixing ...
12:31 am -05 - Fri, January 18, 2019
Engadget Oxford University halts donations and grants from Huawei
Huawei has faced increasing resistance from the US government and other countries, and now Oxford University has joined the growing number of groups distancing themselves from the company. The univers...
11:04 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Google shows its bleak vision of search under new EU copyright laws
Google hasn't been shy about decrying the consequences of the EU's proposed Copyright Directive. Now, however, it's using stark visuals to illustrate its point. The company recently tol...
10:37 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Walmart reportedly ditches planned streaming service to focus on Vudu
Walmart has abandoned its plans to launch a new streaming video service, according to a report from CNBC. Instead of throwing resources behind a new product, the company will instead focus its attenti...
10:12 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Facebook employees caught leaving five-star Amazon reviews for Portal
Facebook released its Portal and Portal+ smart displays two months ago, at the tail end of a scandal-ridden year in which data leaks and privacy incidents were abundant. So, the company faced a tough ...
09:52 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Sorry, MasterCard's free trial protection only applies to physical goods
Yesterday, MasterCard announced a new feature that would protect its customers from the automatic billing that kicks in after a free trial. The policy will require merchants to notify users about the ...
09:23 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Air Force gives 3D-printed rocket company Cape Canaveral launch pad
Relativity Space, a startup that aspires to create 3D printed rockets, has secured a launch pad at Cape Canaveral. The company announced Thursday a five-year agreement with the US Air Force that will ...
09:16 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Netflix points to 'Fortnite' as competition after its price hike
Just days after revealing higher prices coming to customers in the US, Netflix is revealing its Q4 2018 results, and it's already looking to the future. While a few years ago Netflix was the &quo...
08:54 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Michael Cohen reportedly paid for fake Twitter flattery
Let's play a game of "would you rather." Would you rather an investigation upend criminal details about your past that land you in jail and put your business dealings under public scrut...
08:19 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget ACLU sues US government over social media surveillance of immigrants
The ACLU has sued the federal government, naming the Department of Justice, the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security, ICE, US Customs and Border Protection, US Citizenship and Immigration Services...
08:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: TorGuard VPN service is half-off
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07:32 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Louis Vuitton wireless earbuds will cost you almost $1,000
Louis Vuitton is bringing its luxury brand to the world of audio. The French fashion house is teaming up with New York City-based audio company Master &amp; Dynamic to create Louis Vuitton's ...
07:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget John Deere wants to remind the world that its a tech company
John Deere has been to CES before. The company known for its dark green tractors with the yellow deer on them has rubbed shoulders with the smart TVs, smart light bulbs, smart cars, smart switches and...
06:37 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Google will buy Fossil smartwatch tech for $40 million
Google's commitment to improving its smartwatch platform is about to extend beyond overhauling its software. The internet giant has agreed to buy some of the intellectual property behind Fossil&...
06:15 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget AMD is edging closer to breaking NVIDIA's graphic dominance
After AMD released its seven-nanometer Radeon VII graphics card with impressive-looking performance, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang responded by essentially trashing it. "The performance is lousy and th...
05:45 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget AI is better at bluffing than professional gamblers
The act of gambling on games of chance has been around as long as the games themselves. For as long as there's been money to be made wagering on the uncertain outcomes of these events, bettors ha...
05:22 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Microsoft might surprise us with HoloLens 2 next month
Microsoft has hinted it could reveal the long-awaited HoloLens 2 next month. It sent out invites to a press event taking place on February 24th, which CEO Satya Nadella, CVP Julia White and technical ...
04:34 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Mattel's free 'Uno' mobile game is now available worldwide
While third-party Uno apps have been around for some time, Mattel released its own mobile version of the classic card game in certain countries and on Facebook Instant Games last year. Now, the toymak...
04:04 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Shareholders ask Amazon to halt sales of facial recognition tech
A group of Amazon shareholders has filed a resolution requesting the company stop selling its facial recognition technology to government agencies until a review can determine whether it has the poten...
03:33 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Spotify's Car View helps cut the distractions for drivers
Following Spotify's integration with Google Maps and Waze, the music streaming service is rolling out some in-car controls within its own app. 9to5Google has spotted a "Car View" mode i...
03:02 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Researchers train robot dog to pick itself back up after a fall
Researchers have taught a robot dog to overcome one of the toughest challenges for a four-legged droid: how to get back up after a fall. In a paper published in the Science Robotics journal, its Swiss...
02:31 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Tim Cook calls for a regulatory body to oversee data brokers
Apple chief Tim Cook has always been a vocal champion of privacy, even going so far as to publicly criticize other tech giants' data practices. Back in 2018, he called for GDPR-like laws in the U...
02:02 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget BMW launches a performance Series-7 PHEV
BMW has launched its 2020 7-series sedans, and controversy about the ginormous grill aside, they're some of the company's highest-tech models yet. The 740e xDrive has a plug-in hybrid 389 HP...
01:15 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Fitbit users can share data with the National Institutes of Health
Fitbit is following a stellar 2018, which saw it bounce back to profit thanks in part to its Versa smartwatch, by diving even further into healthcare. As part of a new team-up with the National Instit...
12:31 pm -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Facebook purges more than 500 Russian-led disinformation pages
"Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior" is such an anodyne way of describing weaponizing information to poison attitudes and democracies. That's the euphemism that Facebook is employing to t...
11:50 am -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Larger Hadron Collider and return of RAZR
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Are you ready for another RAZR? Motorola probably hopes so, but in the meantime we're taking Tesla's latest driving assist for a road trip and trying on ...
11:30 am -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Facebook makes its image compression tech available to all
Most applications need to compress the photos you upload, because better cameras also mean bigger image files. The larger the file is, the more data you use and the longer the upload takes. Facebook i...
11:15 am -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Tesla's referral perks are going away
Tesla is ending its customer referrals scheme that gives free electric charging to its EV buyers, among other perks. In a tweet, Elon Musk announced the program will end on February 1st, stating in a ...
10:20 am -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Microsoft pledges $500 million to help Seattle's housing crisis
Microsoft is putting its massive balance sheet to good use by pledging $500 million to help address the housing crisis in the greater Seattle area. According to The New York Times, it's the most ...
09:02 am -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget 'Sea of Thieves' will take up less space after pending update
There is good news and bad news for Sea of Thieves players regarding the game's next update. The bad news is you'll have to download and reinstall the entire game. The good news is, as a res...
07:35 am -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Ford is developing a fully electric F-series pickup truck
Ford is taking steps to future-proof its business by developing not just a hybrid, but a fully electric pickup truck. Jim Farley, Ford president of global markets, has announced at an event in Detroit...
05:56 am -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Android Q may include a dark theme and desktop mode
Many Android users still don't have Pie yet, but details are already emerging for its follow-up. XDA says it has obtained a very early build of Android Q (Quiche? Queso?) that hints at Google&#...
04:46 am -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Collection 1 data breach covers more than 772 million email addresses
If you're signed up for one of the many services that alerts you to data breaches when they're discovered (if you're not, you probably should be) then you likely have an email waiting f...
03:57 am -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget LG smartphone rumor suggests a 'second screen' add-on
Samsung has already teased its future of "Infinity Flex" foldable devices that blur the line between phone and tablet, and while we'd heard LG would show off something similar at CES la...
02:21 am -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget Sprint lets you chat with customer service reps through iMessage
Apple's Business Chat, which lets you chat with companies through iMessage, was announced in 2017, though adoption has been somewhat slow. From today, however, Sprint customers can connect with c...
01:40 am -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget 'Westworld Mobile' game pulled following Bethesda lawsuit
It's now clearer just how Behaviour Interactive and Warner Bros. resolved that Bethesda lawsuit over Westworld Mobile's similarity to Fallout Shelter... and it's not looking good for th...
12:36 am -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget SpaceX moves Starship development to southern Texas (update: no)
SpaceX's decision to construct its Starship test vehicle in Texas may have just been the harbinger of things to come. The LA Times has claimed that development and assembly of Starship and its Su...
12:36 am -05 - Thu, January 17, 2019
Engadget SpaceX isn't moving Starship development to southern Texas (update)
SpaceX's decision to construct its Starship test vehicle in Texas may have just been the harbinger of things to come. The LA Times has claimed that development and assembly of Starship and its Su...
11:07 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget MasterCard won't let companies automatically bill you after free trials
We've all made the mistake of starting a free trial and forgetting to cancel it before the billing period kicks in. Now, MasterCard will protect against this. The company announced a new policy t...
10:36 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget US bills would ban exports to Chinese telecoms that violate sanctions
American politicians want to crack down further on Chinese telecoms like Huawei and ZTE. Members of both the House of Representatives and the Senate have introduced bills that would order the Preside...
10:15 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Microsoft splits Cortana from search in Windows 10
Microsoft is splitting up search and voice assistant Cortana in Windows 10, giving each their own spot on the taskbar in the latest build for Windows Insiders testers. The change should go live for ev...
09:44 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget GoPro improves Fusion VR camera resolution via software update
It's not often a camera gets a resolution upgrade purely through software, but GoPro appears to have managed just that. The company has released beta firmware that lets its Fusion VR camera capt...
09:13 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Netflix announces Space Force comedy series starring Steve Carell
If you've missed The Office and Steve Carell's Michael Scott, Netflix's latest series announcement may be a bit of welcome news. In a video, which you can see below, Netflix has reveale...
08:52 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget US reportedly investigates Huawei for allegedly stealing trade secrets
Huawei and the US government have been at odds for months now, and it looks like things are about to get far more severe. The Wall Street Journal reports that US federal prosecutors are working on a c...
08:31 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Marco Rubio proposes a totally uninspiring data privacy bill
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) announced Wednesday a new privacy bill aimed at protecting personal data of American consumers from being sucked up indiscriminately by tech giants, according to Axios. The ...
08:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Netflix is still a bargain, even after the latest price hike
On Tuesday morning, Netflix reported that it will be raising prices for all of its customers in what is widely regarded as the biggest price hike in the company's history. The lowest tier will go...
07:41 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Tinder test lets you share Spotify clips with matches
Tinder is experimenting with allowing daters to share music via Spotify right inside their conversations. The feature, first spotted by the blog MSPowerUser and confirmed by TechCrunch, is taking plac...
07:19 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Iridium's 'truly global' satellite internet connects aircraft and ships
Wondering what Iridium would be doing with those Next satellites that SpaceX just finished launching? You now have an idea. Iridium has formally debuted Certus, a "truly global" satellite ...
06:58 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Stop & Shop is bringing autonomous food stands to Boston
Forget self-driving grocery delivery cars -- Stop &amp; Shop wants robotic vehicles to bring a chunk of the store to your door. It's launching autonomous grocery vehicles in the greater Bost...
06:32 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget A 'Fortnite' security flaw could have exposed players' accounts
Fortnite fans who are able to log in and play without any issues (other than being eliminated before so much as building a ramp) might thank their lucky stars Epic Games has resolved a security issue....
06:12 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Alexa can read news briefs in a 'newscaster' voice in the US
Alexa can now modulate its voice beyond whispering in hushed tones. Amazon has introduced a 'newscaster' voice in the US that kicks in when Alexa reads the day's news or recites Wikipe...
05:47 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Sprint is the latest carrier to stop selling location data
Sprint has announced that it will cease selling users' location data to third parties, following similar moves made by Verizon (Engadget's parent company), T-Mobile and AT&amp;T. The fou...
05:20 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget LSU's bendable concrete could fix America's crumbling infrastructure
America's infrastructure is crumbling around us. The American Society of Civil Engineers' latest Infrastructure Report Card, from 2017, rated the nation's roads, bridges, airports and w...
05:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Unity rolls out new rules for devs after Improbable fight
Unity has had a change of heart. The company is updating its terms of service so that any third-party software, including SpatialOS, can be used in conjunction with its popular game engine. "Some...
04:44 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Netflix sets international release for George R. R. Martin's 'Nightflyers'
Netflix is looking to give SyFy's Nightflyers show a new lease of life on February 1st, when it lands on the streaming platform for viewers outside the US. Based on George R. R. Martin's 198...
04:22 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Facebook will expand its political ad rules to Nigeria, Ukraine and EU
Facebook will be introducing some of its political advertising policies in additional regions in the coming months, Reuters reports. In Nigeria, where a presidential election is set to take place in F...
04:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Motorola's next RAZR revival could be a $1,500 foldable phone
Motorola's RAZR flip-phone is reportedly set for a $1,500 foldable makeover. The new handset could arrive exclusively through Verizon as soon as next month, per The Wall Street Journal's sou...
03:34 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget CERN plans to build a collider four times bigger than the LHC
Back in 2014, CERN sought the help of over 1,300 contributors to help it conjure up a feasible plan for a new collider much, much bigger than the LHC. Now, the research organization has unveiled preli...
03:15 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget A closer look at Nike's Adapt BB auto-lacing basketball shoes
Back in December of last year, Nike revealed during its quarterly earnings call that it was getting ready to introduce a $350 self-lacing basketball shoe. Ever since, sneakerheads have been highly ant...
03:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Many Facebook users still don't understand how targeted ads work
Despite major scandals, Congressional hearings, and efforts to highlight user privacy controls, most Facebook users still don't know the social network shares their interests with advertisers, ac...
02:42 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget EA's open-world 'Star Wars' game is no more
Remember EA's open-world Star Wars game that promised bounty hunting across the series' universe? Anyone? No? Doesn't matter, it's been scrapped. EA Vancouver has cancelled the pro...
02:21 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Cord cutting has grown by 50 percent in the last eight years
A new Nielsen study has found that the number of cord cutters in the US has grown by 48 percent over the past eight years. Apparently, 16 million homes no longer have traditional cable or satellite TV...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Teslas Navigate on Autopilot was my CES road trip companion
I love a good road trip. I've spent hundreds of thousands of miles in cars during my life, and the best times were when I knew it would be hours or even days before I reached my destination. Typi...
01:31 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget OMRON's redesigned ping pong robot no longer holds back
OMRON is best known for its healthcare products like thermometers and blood pressure monitors -- now in the form of a smartwatch, even. But those who have been following our CEATEC coverage over the p...
01:02 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Deezer's new app serves up 30,000 radio stations for free
Deezer has unveiled a new app that will give users access to 30,000 radio stations around the world. "Radio by Deezer," only available on Android in the UK for now, offers up music, live spo...
12:31 pm -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Sony is replacing its awful camera photo transfer app
Many photographers use a DSLR or mirrorless camera to win on Instagram, but let's face it, camera-to-smartphone transfer apps are generally lousy. Sony has acknowledged as much with the release o...
11:45 am -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Netflix raises prices and fights over Fyre Festival
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Good luck choosing your preferred source for a Fyre Festival documentary, as Hulu and Netflix are battling for the crown this week. At the same time, we're le...
11:10 am -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Tesla releases a plug-in EV charger you can take with you
Tesla has released its first non-hardwired Wall Connector with a NEMA 14-50 plug for EV charging. Boasting 40 amps (9.6kW) of power, Tesla says the home charging device can juice up Model S, Model X a...
10:10 am -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Oppo teases smartphone cameras with 10x hybrid zoom
Even though Oppo showed off a 5x "lossless" zoom dual camera back at MWC 2017, the system never showed up on any of the phones afterwards. But don't worry, the company hasn't given...
08:02 am -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Verizon unlimited subscribers get permanent Apple Music access
Last year, Verizon offered unlimited subscribers six months of free access to Apple Music. Now the carrier is expanding that partnership and officially bundling Beyond Unlimited and Above Unlimited su...
06:07 am -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget Japan's robot hotel 'fires' over half its robotic workers
Japan's robot hotel, the Hen-na ("Strange") Hotel, was supposed to represent the future of lodging with automatons taking care of things that previously required 'inefficient'...
04:33 am -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget China grows the first plants on the Moon
The greenery you see in the soil above might not look like much, but it represents a big step in space exploration. Cotton seeds brought to the Moon aboard China's Chang'e-4 mission have sp...
03:33 am -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget YouTube bans dangerous challenges like the 'Bird Box' dare
YouTube already frowns on challenges and pranks that put people at risk, but it's making that policy more explicit in light of the recent rise of Bird Box-inspired dares. The service has updated...
02:31 am -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget 'The Sims' Alexa Skill is a game companion for superfans
Electronic Arts and Amazon are doing their version of the old "You got your peanut butter in my chocolate!" and "You got your chocolate in my peanut butter!" bit. The companies ann...
12:29 am -05 - Wed, January 16, 2019
Engadget SEC brings charges in connection with hack of its financial system
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission announced today that it is bringing charges against a Ukranian hacker for breaking into the agency's corporate filing system to access nonpubl...
11:01 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Audi adds Q7 SUV to its Silvercar on-demand rental service
Audi is hoping to attract families and groups of travelers to its Silvercar service, through which you can reserve and unlock cars with your phone, by adding its Q7 to the fleet. You can now reserve t...
09:58 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Twitter adds chronological timeline button to its Android app
You no longer need an iOS device to see your Twitter feed the right way. Twitter is rolling out its chronological timeline button on Android, giving you a quick way to switch between the latest tweet...
09:28 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Apple has its own smart battery cases for iPhone XS and XR
Yes, the rumors and leaks were true -- Apple has a new battery case after a lengthy absence, and it appears to have learned a few lessons in the process. The Smart Battery Case for iPhone XS, XS Max ...
09:27 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget LG sale slashes OLED TV prices by up to $1,000
It's that special time of year for TV makers -- that is, the desperate scramble to sell TVs to Super Bowl viewers looking for an upgrade. And LG is determined to capitalize on that football fando...
08:56 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget InfoWars has a platform again, thanks to a new Roku channel
Last year, amid heated criticism over the conspiracy theories it spread about events like the Parkland, Florida and Sandy Hook school shootings, InfoWars -- along with owner Alex Jones -- started to i...
08:56 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget InfoWars has a platform again, thanks to a new Roku channel (updated)
Last year, amid heated criticism over the conspiracy theories it spread about events like the Parkland, Florida and Sandy Hook school shootings, InfoWars -- along with owner Alex Jones -- started to i...
08:25 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Mercedes' connected A-Class sedan will start at $32,500
Ever since Mercedes-Benz unveiled the first A-Class destined for the US, there's been one question on would-be drivers' lips: just how accessible is this tech-savvy Merc, really? Now you kn...
08:10 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Excited and exhausted: The hours before the launch of 'Vane'
By the time our Skype call connects and Matt Smith says hello, it's already January 15th at the Friend &amp; Foe offices in Tokyo. After nearly five years of development and public promises, ...
07:44 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget 'Black Ops 4' battle royale is free for a week starting January 17th
Were you too busy playing Red Dead or Spider-Man over the holidays to give other games a look? Activision would like to talk. It's running a free, week-long trial of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4&#...
07:10 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Sony's mid-range A6400 mirrorless camera is ideal for vloggers
Sony has boosted its mid-range APS-C lineup with the launch of the 24-megapixel A6400 mirrorless camera. It looks much the same as its predecessor, the A5100, but has much-improved specs and should be...
06:56 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Battery-free sensor tag gathers energy from radio frequencies
Sensors play a crucial role in the Internet of Things, but there's one glaring limitation: they need a battery or some other conspicuous power source to run. Soon, however, they might only have ...
06:27 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Michael Kors' Sofie 2.0 smartwatch is about more than just fashion
When Fossil's Michael Kors label unveiled the first Sofie smartwatch, it had eye-catching looks... and not much else. You can't say the same for the just-unveiled Sofie 2.0, at least. Mich...
05:58 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Microsoft and Walgreens join forces to 'transform healthcare'
Microsoft and Walgreens announced today that they will be teaming up to help improve health care. The companies have entered into a seven-year agreement during which Walgreens plans to migrate most of...
05:29 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget The real Pinkertons aren't happy with 'Red Dead Redemption 2'
The Pinkertons loom large as virtual adversaries in Red Dead Redemption 2, but now they're involved in a very real legal tussle over the game. Pinkerton Consulting &amp; Investigations has s...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Amazon's base Fire TV Stick now comes with its new Alexa remote
You don't have to sacrifice all the bells and whistles to get Amazon's entry-level Fire TV hardware. The internet giant is releasing an updated edition of the basic Fire TV Stick (that is, ...
04:32 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Aaron Sorkin says it's time for a 'Social Network' sequel
Aaron Sorkin is ready for a follow-up to his Facebook origin movie, The Social Network. And he's not the only one: the film's producer Scott Rudin has also sounded off on a possible sequel, ...
04:01 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget VW and Ford may work together on EVs and autonomous vehicles
In the latest instance of major automakers teaming up, Volkswagen and Ford will work together on commercial vans and pickups, and they could start selling such vehicles by 2022. The companies are also...
03:28 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Orange Shirt Kid's mom is suing 'Fortnite' creators over dance
Epic Games is facing yet another lawsuit over the use of dance moves in Fortnite, although this one might not be so straightforward. The mom of Orange Shirt Kid, whose Random dance reached the game a...
02:59 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Netflix is raising prices across of all of its tiers
Netflix is raising prices across all of its streaming plans between 13 to 18 percent, marking its largest price hike to date. CNBC reports that the lowest $8 tier will now cost $9 while the $11 and $1...
02:44 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Facebook will spend $300 million to help local newsrooms
Facebook is investing $300 million into news partnerships over the next three years in a bid to boost local newsrooms. It's all part of its ongoing efforts to mend ties with the press while clean...
02:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Nike's Adapt BB is an app-controlled, self-lacing basketball shoe
We knew they were coming, but Nike has officially introduced its first self-lacing basketball shoes, the Adapt BB. These new sneakers are designed to provide a "truly customized fit for every bas...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Alphabet's Loon forms advisory board to score internet balloon deals
Alphabet's Loon knows it needs to land carrier deals if it's going to turn internet balloons into a viable business, and that means tapping industry veterans who know how to make those deals...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Pandora's new voice search feature knows what you want to hear
It's been almost two years since Pandora launched its on-demand music streaming service. In that time, the company has done a solid job of fixing some of the issues that cropped up at launch and ...
01:29 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget 'Just Dance' is somehow being turned into a movie
Considering the lack of characters, themes or a plot, you might wonder exactly how Ubisoft's Just Dance could be made into a movie. But a Hollywood executive might see it differently: "Danci...
12:58 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget US judge rules that feds can't force fingerprint or face phone unlocks
Authorities can't force people to unlock devices with their faces, fingers or irises, a magistrate judge from California has ruled. Forbes has uncovered a nine-page order denying the search warra...
12:35 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget US signs act that opens government data to the public into law
POTUS has signed a bill into law that includes the OPEN Government Data Act, following approvals (and amendments) from the Senate and Congress. The sweeping legislation is aimed at making public data ...
12:10 pm -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: An egg is winning Instagram
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. While we prepared for a future of self-lacing basketball shoes, an egg took over the title of 'most liked' Instagram photo. How was your Monday?...
11:28 am -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Apple's year of cheap battery upgrades resulted in 11 million repairs
In a recent all-hands meeting, Tim Cook reportedly revealed that Apple replaced 11 million iPhone batteries in 2018, up from its normal 1-2 million tally. The spike was a result of Apple's price ...
08:41 am -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget YouTube adds swipe-based navigation on mobile
Mobile navigation is all about the swipe these days, and now even YouTube is joining in. The platform has started rolling out an update for iOS devices, giving users a way to view the next video in th...
08:41 am -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget YouTube adds swipe-based navigation on your phone
Mobile navigation is all about the swipe these days, and now even YouTube is joining in. The platform has started rolling out an update for iOS devices, giving users a way to view the next video in th...
06:31 am -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Ajit Pai refused to discuss carrier tracking scandal with lawmakers
Lawmakers want to know why the FCC still allows mobile carriers to share their subscribers' location data with aggregators, but they won't be getting answers from its chairman anytime soon. ...
05:00 am -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Korg introduces Volca Modular and Volca Drum synths
Korg's popular Volca line is getting larger and weirder with two additions: Modular and Drum.The affordable and portable line of battery powered synths has covered a lot of ground since first bei...
05:00 am -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Korg Minilogue XD synthesizer review
When Korg introduced the Minilogue in 2016 it was a game-changer. It's a true analog polyphonic synth for around $500, and frankly, there isn't much else like it on the market. And even thre...
02:06 am -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget Proposed FAA rules loosen restrictions on drone flights at night
Right on the heels of Canada introducing new, stricter regulations for drone operations, the US Department of Transportation proposed a new set of rules for drones that would allow the unmanned vehicl...
12:35 am -05 - Tue, January 15, 2019
Engadget 10 Cloverfield Lane director joins Uncharted movie
The long-awaited Uncharted movie has a new director. Dan Trachtenberg, known for 10 Cloverfield Lane, has joined the Uncharted project, Variety reports, taking over the helm after director Shawn Levy ...
11:04 pm -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget ESPN adds personalized recommendations and offline viewing
ESPN is making some welcome (and arguably overdue) improvements to its ESPN+ service that could change how and where you watch. Its updated app now includes personalized recommendations for ESPN+, st...
10:03 pm -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget Sling TV debuts free streaming option on Roku
Sling TV is trying a new way to reach potential users with a free option of its streaming platform. Through a "browse as guest" option, newcomers to Sling will be able to check out episodes ...
09:41 pm -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget 'Rocket League' supports cross-play on every console, even PS4
Sony announced today that Rocket League has entered the PlayStation Cross-Play Beta program, meaning the popular game now has full cross-platform support. Players on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and...
09:22 pm -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget NBCUniversal to launch ad-supported TV streaming service in 2020
NBCUniversal isn't going to twiddle its thumbs while competitors like CBS dive deeper into streaming video. The broadcaster has unveiled plans for an ad-supported streaming service that will lau...
09:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget Tesla offers Model 3 as a reward to security researchers
The annual Pwn2Own contest at the CanSecWest conference in Vancouver, Canada usually ends with security researchers taking home the laptops they've exploited. This year they could take home a Tes...
08:40 pm -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget A new 'Star Trek' spinoff is in the works starring Michelle Yeoh
The rumors were true: Michelle Yeoh is getting her own Star Trek spinoff show. CBS All Access has confirmed that Yeoh will star in a new streaming series that elaborates on her character Captain Geor...
08:10 pm -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget Infiniti QX Inspiration Concept EV makes a delayed Auto Show debut
Like every good luxury car brand, Infiniti has plans to make its first EV a crossover-ish attempt full of its special touches and design language. The latest step in that direction is the QX Inspirati...
07:46 pm -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget Google Fi adds support for next-gen RCS text messaging
Google is putting its money where its mouth is when coming to support for next-gen texting. It's starting off 2019 by introducing RCS chat to Google Fi. So long as you have a supporting Fi-frie...
07:15 pm -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget Spotify strikes deal with India's largest record label
Spotify and T-Series, India's largest music record label and film production company, announced a new content agreement that will bring a huge library of Indian music to the streaming platform, a...
06:44 pm -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget Hulu beats Netflix with its own Fyre Festival documentary debut
Both Hulu and Netflix have been working on documentaries about the disastrous Fyre Festival, and Hulu has now released its version just a few days ahead of Netflix. Fyre Fraud, as its name suggests, g...
06:13 pm -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget VW will build its US electric cars in Tennessee
Volkswagen just made a major commitment to electric car production in the US. The company has revealed that it will open its first dedicated EV factory for North America at its existing facility in C...
05:52 pm -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget 'Battlefield V' does a better job of explaining why you died
The latest Battlefield V update might not include a truckload of content, but it could still have a dramatic impact on how you play the game. The initial Chapter 2: Lightning Strikes update has arriv...
05:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget Tech and tariffs in Sin City
Last week, tens of thousands of people flowed through a congested walkway on their way to see the latest and greatest tech at the Consumer Electronics Show. In years past, this hallway, which connects...
04:58 pm -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget Nike teases self-lacing shoes you can control from your phone
Ahead of the launch of its first self-lacing basketball shoes this week, Nike just posted a major tease to get people hyped. And while we can't see what the sneakers actually look like, it does a...
04:06 pm -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget Tidal under criminal investigation in Norway over 'faked' streams
High-fidelity music streaming service Tidal is under criminal investigation in Norway for allegedly inflating album streams for Beyonc&eacute;'s Lemonade and Kanye West's The Life of Pab...
03:40 pm -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget Nissan's IMs concept sedan EV includes a 'Premier' rear seat
While Nissan already sells a relatively popular electric vehicle, the Leaf, it's still imagining concepts that wrap more appealing shells around a zero-emission drivetrain. Enter its latest "...
03:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget Facebook Stories test helps you invite friends to events
It's hard to make events exciting in Facebook. You can plan things down to the smallest detail, but that won't matter if people don't notice your event amid all the puppy videos and he...
02:31 pm -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget Police ended a gas station standoff by using a robot to deliver a vape pen
A six-hour stand-off between police and a 40-year-old man threatening to set alight a convenience store was brought to a peaceful end by a robot carrying a vape pen. Local media reports described a te...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget Ford's 2020 Explorer Hybrid adds range without losing storage capacity
While Ford already revealed its redesigned Explorer SUV, today at the Detroit Auto Show we're learning more about the new Hybrid version. Ford claims that this year it's introducing a whole ...
01:02 pm -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget Social media giants plan to fight India's strict internet rules
Social media companies are gearing up for battle against India's proposed internet guidelines that require them to actively monitor content. The new IT rules -- which arrive amidst looming genera...
12:15 pm -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget Soulja Boy's latest sketchy console looks like a PS Vita
Soulja Boy is shrugging off possible legal threats from gaming giants with another rip-off console. In the wake of his ill-fated Nintendo emulator swag, his latest attempt at plagiarism marries the de...
11:30 am -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Gaming laptops got weird at CES
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Sure, CES is over, but we're not done talking about everything we saw in Las Vegas. Of course, there is a lot of other news to recap from this weekend, too, i...
11:01 am -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget Stock photo of an egg beats Kylie Jenner's Instagram record
It's a tale as old as time: Some bright spark decides to make a statement about vacuous the system is, by exploiting its absurdity to their own ends. Today's entrant in the canon is the Inst...
10:03 am -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget 'Game of Thrones' teaser trailer hypes up the final season
Following some subtle teasers and brief clips, HBO has at least revealed the release date and a substantial teaser for Games of Thrones' final season. The minute-and-a-half long clip shows the re...
09:02 am -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget Samsung will fight its phone sales slump with models built for India
Samsung knows it's facing tough times, and it's not just counting on the Galaxy S10 to get out of its funk. It's launching a trio of Galaxy M-series phones in late January that are des...
06:57 am -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget Ryuk ransomware banks $3.7 million in five months
The Ryuk ransomware hasn't just causing grief for newspapers -- it's also quite lucrative for its operators. Researchers at CrowdStrike and FireEye both estimate that the code has produced ...
04:45 am -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget China will blame TikTok-like video apps for their users' content
China's growing crackdown on internet media now includes some tight limits on short-form video apps like TikTok. Recently imposed guidelines make app creators responsible for the content their u...
04:45 am -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget China will make TikTok-like video apps responsible for what users upload
China's growing crackdown on internet media now includes some tight limits on short-form video apps like TikTok. Recently imposed guidelines make app creators responsible for the content their us...
03:29 am -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget Cadillac drops teaser pics of its first electric vehicle
Shortly after GM revealed Cadillac will take the lead in its electrification push, the brand has given us a peek at its first-ever electric car. Following a couple of hybrid attempts, the new vehicle ...
03:12 am -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget World's longest aircraft retires to make way for production models
The world's longest aircraft has been sidelined... although that's not necessarily a bad thing. Hybrid Air Vehicles has decided against rebuilding its record-setting Airlander 10 prototype....
01:40 am -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget Germany may order Facebook to stop collecting some user data
Germany's efforts to regulate Facebook's practices might just escalate in the near future. Bild am Sonntag sources claim the country's Federal Cartel Office will order Facebook to stop...
12:04 am -05 - Mon, January 14, 2019
Engadget Apple HomePod launches in China on January 18th
Apple's HomePod has only been available in a handful of countries (mostly North America and Europe) so far, but it's expanding availability in grand fashion. The company is releasing its sm...
10:33 pm -05 - Sun, January 13, 2019
Engadget Switch Online code hints at potential SNES game additions
To date, Nintendo has handed out NES games as bonuses with Switch Online subscriptions. But what about SNES titles? Thanks to some code sleuthing, you might have a hint of what's in the pipelin...
09:04 pm -05 - Sun, January 13, 2019
Engadget Canada adopts strict rules for drone flights
It's Canada's turn to implement rules for drone flights, and those in the pipeline could make the American approach seem lenient. Transport Canada has adopted new regulations that will requ...
07:34 pm -05 - Sun, January 13, 2019
Engadget GM will make Cadillac its 'lead' electric vehicle brand
While Chevrolet launched the Volt plug-in hybrid and pure-electric Bolt, Cadillac has taken a backseat in GM's electric vehicle push. Now as it attempts to find profits in that segment, the compa...
06:02 pm -05 - Sun, January 13, 2019
Engadget YouTube searches for 'RBG' led to slew of bogus conspiracy videos
As much as YouTube has done to counter hoaxes and fake news in its searches, it still has room for improvement. The Washington Post discovered that "more than half" of YouTube's top 20...
04:30 pm -05 - Sun, January 13, 2019
Engadget After Math: How we survived CES 2019
As cleanup crews descend on the Las Vegas Convention Center and the events attendees reluctantly make their ways home, it's hard to believe that the weeklong technology expo is already over. We s...
03:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 13, 2019
Engadget All the laptops that came out at CES 2019
With the latest release of NVIDIA's RTX ray-tracing laptop chips, any manufacturer can make a fast and lightweight laptop. To stand out now, you need to try something new, so this year at CES 201...
01:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 13, 2019
Engadget The best travel plug adapter
By Geoffrey MorrisonThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate com...
08:57 am -05 - Sun, January 13, 2019
Engadget Epic's updated game store refund policy matches Steam
The Epic Games Store wasn't all that refund-friendly on launch. You could only ask for two refunds in an entire year (albeit after unlimited hours of play), and you had to submit details like you...
04:55 am -05 - Sun, January 13, 2019
Engadget Russia lost control of an orbiting radio telescope
Russia's astronomy program is facing a significant setback. The country's orbital Spektr-R radio telescope has stopped responding to commands since January 11th. While it's still tran...
04:55 am -05 - Sun, January 13, 2019
Engadget Russia lost control of an orbiting radio telescope (updated)
Russia's astronomy program is facing a significant setback. The country's orbital Spektr-R radio telescope has stopped responding to commands since January 11th. While it's still transm...
02:40 am -05 - Sun, January 13, 2019
Engadget Huawei fires employee arrested in Poland over alleged spying
Huawei doesn't want further whiffs of suspicion around its motivations, even in cases where it's not directly implicated. The Chinese tech giant has fired Weijing Wang, an employee arrested...
01:08 am -05 - Sun, January 13, 2019
Engadget 'Fallout 76' players found a secret developer room
No, Fallout 76's troubles aren't over yet. Gamers have discovered that the online RPG has a developer room where you can find virtually everything in the game, including unreleased items li...
11:33 pm -05 - Sat, January 12, 2019
Engadget Lime halts service in Switzerland over possibly dangerous glitch
Don't expect to travel around Zurich on an electric two-wheeler in the near future. Lime has halted services in Switzerland following reports of its scooters abruptly halting in mid-ride, throwi...
10:45 pm -05 - Sat, January 12, 2019
Engadget Formlabs pushes the boundaries of what 3D-printing can do
When 3D-printing burst onto the scene, its mouth was writing checks its capability had almost no chance of cashing. For all of its grand promises, the results the machines produced were useful for pro...
10:01 pm -05 - Sat, January 12, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA's new lab aims to develop robotic breakthroughs
NVIDIA has opened a new lab in Seattle, and it's meant to serve as home for all its robotics projects. Over 50 research scientists and students from the University of Washington will work in the ...
09:20 pm -05 - Sat, January 12, 2019
Engadget Planet 13 aims to be the Disneyland of cannabis dispensaries
Las Vegas is not a town for half measures. So it's of little surprise that when the state of Nevada legalized recreational cannabis in July of 2017, Sin City took the cannabis dispensary model an...
09:20 pm -05 - Sat, January 12, 2019
Engadget The technology behind the world's largest cannabis dispensary
Las Vegas is not a town for half measures. So it's of little surprise that when the state of Nevada legalized recreational cannabis in July of 2017, Sin City took the cannabis dispensary model an...
08:30 pm -05 - Sat, January 12, 2019
Engadget The Voids extra-sensory VR does what home experiences cant
I walked through The Void's virtual reality center in the Las Vegas Venetian twice.The first time, armed with headset and wireless backpack, I was shuttled through Ralph Breaks VR, the company�...
08:08 pm -05 - Sat, January 12, 2019
Engadget Spryng is tech-laced compression wear for speeding up workout recover
If you wanted to simplify, CES 2019 could be neatly divided into self-driving cars, giant TVs and health tech. A lot of what we've seen of the latter either tracks your movement or is hardware in...
06:59 pm -05 - Sat, January 12, 2019
Engadget CBS' reworked film division will focus on streaming
CBS' ongoing streaming push is now affecting its movie business. Variety has revealed that CBS is folding its Films division into the larger Entertainment Group over the next year, and it will s...
06:30 pm -05 - Sat, January 12, 2019
Engadget Gaming laptops are getting wonderfully weird in 2019
The gaming laptop renaissance is upon us. For the past few years, they've been getting thinner, lighter and more powerful, thanks to NVIDIA's 10-series Max-Q graphics cards. But this year at...
05:30 pm -05 - Sat, January 12, 2019
Engadget When youre the only company at CES from your country
There are more than 1,700 American companies at CES, 1,200 official exhibitors from China, and several hundred from France and South Korea. Many of them are veterans of the trade show circuit, one-upp...
04:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 12, 2019
Engadget The best portable mini projector
By Daniel Varghese and Adrienne MaxwellThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may...
02:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 12, 2019
Engadget CES 2019: In pictures
As we wrap up our reportage from this weeks Vegas showcase. According to CES, roughly 180,000 attendees hit the halls. In the thick of it all was photographer Will Lipman and our team of editors. Here...
08:02 am -05 - Sat, January 12, 2019
Engadget SpaceX will lay off 10 percent of its staff to fund projects
SpaceX is letting around 10 percent of its 6,000-plus employees go, according Reuters and Ars Technica. The private space corporation previously said it's been profitable for years, thanks to luc...
01:41 am -05 - Sat, January 12, 2019
Engadget Leaks reveal cloud-based 'Verizon Gaming' service
Verizon probably isn't the first name that'll come to mind when you think of video games, but the carrier apparently has big gaming plans for the future. According to The Verge, the company ...
12:33 am -05 - Sat, January 12, 2019
Engadget Samsung and Qualcomm talk realistic expectations for 5G in 2019
The 5G hype at CES has grown each year, becoming unavoidable and almost unbearable over the past two shows. This year was no different -- we saw companies announce more partnerships and rollout plans,...
10:56 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget Health and beauty tech continues to fail pregnant women
There's a thread on Fitbit's Feature Suggestion forum titled, "Add Pregnancy/Nursing mode for more accurate calorie estimates," with the first comment logged in December 2013. It w...
10:29 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget Chinese tech at CES: Politics is temporary, business is permanent
At the start of 2018, the US imposed a series of tariffs on Chinese products ranging from solar cells through to home appliances. It was the escalation of rhetoric between the two countries over fears...
10:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget How a hackathon helped build the Xbox Adaptive Controller
A small crew of designers pieced together the first prototype for the Xbox Adaptive Controller three years ago, at Microsoft's annual internal hackathon. The event invites employees to work on ex...
09:20 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget The New York Times expands its briefing series on Alexa
The New York Times is expanding its slate of audio programming to Alexa, with dedicated daily news briefings, quizzes and arts and travel coverage. On weekdays, the paper will offer a news briefing ho...
08:55 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget The Minecraft movie will now be directed by Peter Sollett
The Warner Bros. Minecraft movie has a new director... again. Variety reports that Peter Sollett is now on board to write and direct the long-awaited movie, which was at one point supposed to be relea...
08:35 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget Everywhere we found AirPlay 2 at CES 2019
As is tradition, Apple was once again infamously absent at the biggest technology show of the year, CES. The company hasn't actually stayed out of the headlines over the past week, however. Apple...
07:35 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget Google kills its Chromecast Audio dongle
If you've been thinking about whether to pick up a Chromecast Audio to make your audio setup a little smarter, you should probably make your mind up quickly. Google has confirmed it's discon...
06:48 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget 'Choose Your Own Adventure' publisher sues Netflix over 'Bandersnatch'
Netflix's choose-your-own-adventure style film Black Mirror: Bandersnatch is the subject of a new lawsuit, brought against the streaming giant by Chooseco LLC. The company is known for publishing...
06:10 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget China cracks down on Twitter users critical of its government
It won't surprise you to hear that China keeps a tight lid on homegrown social networks, but it's now doing more to stifle free expression on outside networks, too. The New York Times report...
05:42 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget 'Red Dead Online' gets a 32-player battle royale mode
Rockstar continues to expand the Red Dead Online beta, and its latest update will seem particularly familiar. The studio has added a Gun Rush mode that's effectively a one-for-one parallel to th...
05:18 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget Researchers may have witnessed the birth of a black hole
Researchers believe they might have an explanation for an incredibly bright event that took place in a distant dwarf galaxy. Scientists observed it last June when the object in question lit up and the...
04:55 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget Government shutdown has left several US agency websites inaccessible
Agency websites are among the many facets of the US government that the ongoing shutdown has affected, as more than 80 TLS certificates on government sites have reportedly expired. Even though federal...
04:25 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget Caper's smart shopping cart uses AI to skip checkout lines
From cashierless Amazon Go stores to Walmart's self-driving vans for food drop-offs, tech is revolutionizing grocery shopping with an emphasis on speed and convenience. Now a lesser-known startup...
04:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget How Royole built the world's first foldable phone
Samsung has grand ambitions for its forthcoming, foldable phone, but China's Royole somehow beat the tech titan (and everyone else) to market. Here's the thing, though: despite working on ro...
03:31 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget 'New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe' hits the Nintendo eShop
Nintendo has given another stellar Wii U title the deluxe Switch treatment in the hopes that more people will play it on a system that's actually popular. We're talking about New Super Mario...
03:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget The Owlet Band monitors your unborn baby while you sleep
Owlet is known for making connected baby monitors and teeny tiny smart socks (yes, really), but its latest innovation is built to use before baby is actually born. The Owlet Band is a soft, thin circl...
02:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget CES 2019 recap: it's a wrap!
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02:15 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget 'Baby Shark' has gone so viral it's now a Billboard Top 40 song
Unless you spent the latter half of 2018 on the moon with your hands over your ears, it's highly likely you're at least aware of Baby Shark, the infectious kids' song and scourge of par...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget A look inside Dolby Vision and Atmos at CES
It's hard to believe, but we've only been talking about Dolby's Vision and Atmos tech for a few years. Now they're not only inside most of the TV and home theater devices we discus...
01:29 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget 'Bird Box' writer will lead Netflix fantasy series 'Shadow and Bone'
Netflix has put in an eight-episode order for Leigh Bardugo's Shadow and Bone and Six of Crows Grishaverse fantasy novels. And it's probably not just because the books in those series are be...
01:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget Sony's takes a different tack at CES 2019
Sony's CES was a different one to previous years. The company's new strategy seems to focus on its prowess in movies and music to elevate its products. That made for an unusual press event, ...
01:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget Sony takes a different tack at CES 2019
Sony's CES was a different one to previous years. The company's new strategy seems to focus on its prowess in movies and music to elevate its products. That made for an unusual press event, ...
12:31 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget US Secret Service is probing how crooks use smart credit cards for fraud
Credit card thieves have been taking advantage of smart card technologies to avoid getting caught, according to Krebs on Security. The US Secret Service offices in New York and St. Louis have apparent...
12:05 pm -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget Germany outlaws Amazon's one-click Dash buttons
Amazon has run afoul of consumer protection laws in Germany over its click-to-buy Dash buttons for Prime members. A Munich regional court ordered the company to stop taking orders from the dinky devic...
11:30 am -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Best of CES / Want to see a Starship?
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We're preparing to wrap things up in Las Vegas and head home after a long week at CES. Before we go, we'll leave you with the Best of CES and a few more ...
11:14 am -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget Report: Apple plans three new iPhones, one may have three rear cameras
Apple will introduce a triple-camera iPhone this year and another lower-priced LED model, according to the Wall Street Journal. Despite supposedly sluggish sales of its current iPhone XR LED model, th...
10:31 am -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget Final Fantasy X, X-2 and XII come to the Switch this April
If you've wrapped up Octopath Traveler and are patiently waiting for Dragon Quest XI to reach the Switch, good news: Square Enix has a bunch of classic JRPGs heading to Nintendo's portable-c...
09:05 am -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget CBS Super Bowl coverage features augmented reality and 8K
CBS has big, high-tech plans for its Super Bowl LIII coverage this February. To start with, it's using 14 cameras, including aerial systems, to create live virtual graphic elements designed to bl...
08:02 am -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget Amazon unveils ad-supported IMDb video streaming service
It's been rumored that Amazon has been working on an ad-supported video streaming service, similar to what's offered from Vudu and Roku, and now the service has officially launched. Variety ...
07:07 am -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget Fords Chariot shuttle service will shut down in March
Ford acquired transportation startup Chariot in 2016 and the service currently operates in 10 US cities and London. But Chariot will soon be no more, as it announced that it's ceasing all operati...
04:55 am -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget VLC reaches three billion downloads, will soon add AirPlay
VLC, the video player that'll crunch every format you've heard of, plus all the ones you haven't, is about to hit a huge milestone. Variety spotted an installation at VideoLan's CE...
04:28 am -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget Unity, Improbable and Epic Games are squabbling in public
What a day.Unity, Improbable and Epic Games have been wrapped up in a bizarre and unnecessarily public dispute about terms of service, and the future of games that run on a much-hyped platform called ...
03:56 am -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget Elon Musk shows off the first SpaceX Starship test vehicle
SpaceX is done preparing the Starship for its very first test flight ever, and Elon Musk has shared an actual photo of assembly on Twitter. Formerly known as the "BFR," the Starship is the p...
02:30 am -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget TiVo will add apps for smart TV boxes and WiFi for Mini this year
It's been a few years since TiVo released a limited app for Amazon's Fire TV platform, but as it promised last year, the next-generation platform will reach third-party boxes. Those include ...
01:30 am -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget Lady Gaga pulls her song with R. Kelly from iTunes, Apple Music
In a somewhat unprecedented move, Lady Gaga has removed a single song from her 2013 album Artpop on iTunes and Apple Music. The song in question, "Do What U Want," features a performance fro...
01:30 am -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget Presenting the Best of CES 2019 winners!
Several hours of discussions and debate later, Engadget's editors have decided who among our finalists should win our Best of CES awards. Below is our list of winners for each category, as well a...
01:00 am -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget What's next for MSI in gaming PCs
MSI's GS65 Stealth Thin was one of the most remarkable gaming notebooks of 2018. It was powerful, thin and weighed just 4.1 pounds at a time when the competition was 4.5 pounds or higher. This we...
12:48 am -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget Google sued for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct allegations
A shareholder for Google's parent company Alphabet has sued the tech giant, accusing it of covering up sexual harassment claims against some of its top executives. The lawsuit filed by shareholde...
12:30 am -05 - Fri, January 11, 2019
Engadget Spotify on the importance of podcasts, personalization and partnerships
AI plays a huge role in how Spotify delivers personalized playlists to users, so it's somewhat fitting that the company's new partnership with Microsoft is focused on messages about how ...
11:18 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Sphero's Specdrums rings bring beatmaking to your fingertips
Just a few months after Sphero acquired Specdrums as a part of its shift away from robotics, the funky crowdfunded rings are center stage at its CES booth and getting ready to ship. I gave them a try...
10:45 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget AT&T will sever ties with location aggregators as well
Earlier this week, a Motherboard report described just how it easy it was for anyone to get the location of another person's phone. By handing over $300 to a bounty hunter, the publication was ab...
10:30 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Google used CES 2019 to show off just how big its Assistant is
Google made a huge splash at CES 2018, taking over the parking lot with a giant interactive booth. This year, the company was back, and everything was bigger. I mean, the entire second floor of the bo...
10:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Samsung dives into 8K, MicroLEDs and more at CES
As we expected, 8K TVs were a huge topic at CES this year. Samsung already showed off its 8K QLED at IFA, but at CES we got a glimpse at the shipping models, including the huge 98-inch Q900R. It'...
09:48 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Bungie will self-publish 'Destiny' in split with Activision
Bungie is about to take greater control of Destiny's... well, destiny. The studio has reached a deal with Activision that will hand over the publishing rights to the shared-world shooter franchis...
09:42 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Dell on the upgradable Alienware Area 51m laptop, OLED and what's next
It's been a busy CES for Dell's Alienware gaming brand. They unveiled the most customizable laptop we've ever seen -- the Area 51m -- as well as a slim new 17-inch notebook, both of whi...
09:19 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Intel at CES 2019: Hybrid chips, AI and Project Athena
Intel had a ton of news to share at CES 2019. From six new ninth-generation Core processors and new 10nm chips to intriguing hybrid architecture, AI processors and 5G networking cards, the company cov...
09:02 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Ring reportedly gave employees access to customer video feeds
Ring's privacy practices have come under scrutiny in recent months and the latest report from The Intercept details just how lax the company has been when it comes to users' personal video f...
08:40 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget YouTuber Sara Dietschy talks filmmaking gear
Sara Dietschy, a bona fide social media influencer, sits down to talk about video gadgets. We take apart the vlogger duopoly of Canon and Sony and each camera's pros and cons. Then we talk about ...
08:18 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget T-Mobile starts verifying callers to fight spam
More US carriers are taking steps to prevent junk calls from reaching your phone. T-Mobile has launched a Caller Verified system that uses new standards (SHAKEN and STIR) to fight caller ID spoofing a...
08:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Google and Samsung on the perfect 2-in-1 tablet
2018 was the year every major tech company tried to create a tablet that can double as a laptop. We saw Google's Pixel Slate, Samsung's Galaxy Tab S4 and Galaxy Book 2 each attempt to be the...
07:31 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Lyft will add Segway scooters with swappable batteries 'soon'
Lyft is teaming up with Segway-Ninebot as it updates its shared scooter fleet, TechCrunch reports. Lyft's scooter service first launched last September in Denver and it now spans nine US cities. ...
07:15 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Netflixs Fyre shows how fraud built and doomed Fyre Festival
Netflix has released a trailer for its upcoming Fyre Festival documentary, and it recaps both how hype around the event was built as well as how it all came crashing down. A good portion of the traile...
06:58 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Fiat Chrysler settles with US over diesel emissions cheating
Fiat Chrysler is about to pay a stiff penalty for its alleged diesel vehicle emissions cheating. The automaker has reached a settlement with the Justice Department, EPA and California that will see it...
06:35 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Bell's air taxi of the future aims to ferry Uber riders by 2023
While Elon Musk's Boring Company hopes to ease traffic congestion by burrowing under the cities of tomorrow, Uber and Bell Aerospace are taking to the skies. At CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Bell reveal...
06:35 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Take a look at Bell and Uber's flying taxi of the future
While Elon Musk's Boring Company hopes to ease traffic congestion by burrowing under the cities of tomorrow, Uber and Bell Aerospace are taking to the skies. At CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Bell reveal...
06:23 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Ressence's $48,800 connected mechanical watch arrives in April
If you like the thought of wearing a classic mechanical watch but wish it had some of the conveniences of the connected age, your dream wristwear is here... so long as you're willing to pay dearl...
06:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget How Intel sees itself playing a role in the 5G rollout
The 5G hype has been brewing for years, and we're finally on the cusp of it becoming a reality. Every company wants in on the action, and Intel doesn't plan on being left out. At CES, the ch...
05:04 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Jake Gyllenhaal faces art world horrors in Netflixs Velvet Buzzsaw'
Netflix has released a trailer for its creepy new film Velvet Buzzsaw. Written and directed by Dan Gilroy (Nightcrawler), it's set in LA's art scene and shows what happens when "art col...
04:30 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Analog 'Pong' is beautiful, but so expensive
Nothing screams hipster more than a product that's both less advanced than what's already around, and yet far more over-engineered. It's also not an unfair description of Universal Spac...
03:55 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Smartphone app could help doctors detect opioid overdoses
A new mobile app could alert doctors to people who have overdosed on opioids by tapping into a smartphone's speaker and microphone. The "Second Chance" app, developed by a team of resea...
03:21 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Google Translate will help Wikipedia fill its non-English websites
Google is helping the Wikimedia Foundation achieve its goal of making Wikipedia articles available in a lot more languages. The Foundation has added Google Translate to its content translation tool, w...
03:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget GoPro's Nick Woodman is happy he gave away a million dollars
GoPro's Nick Woodman is happy that there's nothing to report. After an eventful few years, 2018 was pretty much back to business as usual. That doesn't mean it was an uneventful 12 mont...
02:35 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget T-Mobile blocks aggregator following customer location tracking scandal
T-Mobile has blocked requests submitted by Zumigo from accessing device location data, according to Gizmodo. The carrier has cut off the controversial company known for being a data aggregator after a...
02:15 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Eargo Neo is a hearing aid you might actually want to wear
Six years ago I faced a choice: Risk facial paralysis, or potentially lose some hearing in my left ear. I opted for the latter, and two surgeries later, my ability to hear high and mid frequencies on ...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget CES 2019 recap: Day two
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01:30 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget In the cab with Daimlers level 2 semi-truck
When Daimler announced that its Freightliner Cascadia would be the first class 8 truck to get level 2 driver's assistance (adaptive cruise control and lane keep assist), I was confused. It seemed...
12:55 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget EU courts told 'right to be forgotten' law should not apply globally
Europe's "right to be forgotten" law has consistently proven challenging since it was passed in 2014. For starters, requests may only be granted if information is considered "inade...
12:40 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Samsung looks set to unveil foldable phone and Galaxy S10 next month
Samsung has traditionally launched its new Galaxy S phones at Barcelona's Mobile World Congress. This year, though, it appears it's breaking with tradition. Wall Street Journal reports that ...
12:40 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Samsung may unveil its foldable phone and Galaxy S10 on February 20th (update)
Samsung has traditionally launched its new Galaxy S phones at Barcelona's Mobile World Congress. This year, though, it appears it's breaking with tradition. Wall Street Journal reports that ...
12:21 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Cruising around on Riptide's $999 R1X electric skateboard
I've wanted a classic-sized electric skateboard for a while. A longboard, of course, is more stable and comfortable over long distances. But I'm interested in something that I can easily tra...
12:05 pm -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Lexar will sell the first ever 1TB SDXC card
Lexar has unveiled the first ever 1TB SDXC flash memory card for cameras that will actually go on sale to the public, the Professional 633x. It's a UHS-I rather than a much faster UHS-II model, b...
11:30 am -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: AT&T tries to explain its 5G fib
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Another day of CES kicks off as our team has been uncovering the more curious exhibitors taking up residence in Las Vegas. Before you check those out, though, get ...
10:58 am -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Watch the first trailer for Jordan Peele's YouTube sci-fi show 'Weird City'
Prolific filmmaker Jordan Peele is reuniting with Key and Peele writer Charlie Sanders on a new YouTube sci-fi series dubbed Weird City -- the first trailer for which just landed. Described as "a...
10:10 am -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Canon, Nikon, and the future of mirrorless cameras
This has been a big year for the camera industry, with Nikon and Canon releasing their first professional full-frame mirrorless cameras. As the name implies, these cameras ditch the traditional mirror...
08:55 am -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Google Chrome Labs experiment is Etch A Sketch for your browser
Google allowing its developers to do their own thing for Chrome Labs can lead to cool experiments the rest of us can play with. One of those developers, for instance, has created a virtual Etch A Sket...
07:40 am -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Astronomers detect more mystery radio bursts from beyond the Milky Way
Sure enough, astronomers have discovered even more of those mysterious fast radio bursts from outside the Milky Way galaxy. Scientists using the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME)...
06:03 am -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget DJI drones can fly over crowds, if they pack a parachute
Most of the time, commercial and personal drones are not allowed to fly over groups of people. For safety, obviously. Indemnis' drone parachute changes that. The company's product was just c...
04:31 am -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Tesla will stop selling Model S and X cars with 75kWh batteries
Tesla isn't done streamlining its electric car lineup. Elon Musk has announced that his company will stop taking orders for the 75kWh versions of the Model S and Model X after January 13th. He ...
03:29 am -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Toposens drew inspiration from bats for its low-cost sensors
Stick with us here for a second: if you're building a robot or an autonomous car, you're going to need some sensors to help your creation "see" what's around it. 3D-sensing ca...
02:32 am -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget LG's Laser 4K doesn't need a lot of space for a big picture
LG isn't the first company bringing a 4K short-throw projector to CES and it inevitable will not be the last. What the company claims, however, is that with its subtle design and AI-powered voice...
02:18 am -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget FenSens gives your clunker the same backup sensing as modern cars
Remember when CES wasn't flooded with car news? We don't. None of us are about to complain about cars becoming more intelligent and customizable, but these advances to little to help people ...
02:05 am -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget AMD's CEO and CTO on Radeon VII, ray tracing and beyond
After lagging behind with Vega desktop GPUs for a few years, AMD announced a major upgrade today: the Radeon VII, the first 7nm GPU for gamers. It's a powerful card capable of serious 4K performa...
01:41 am -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget The Honor View 20 squeezes lots of quirks into a gorgeous body
To say Huawei has a complicated relationship with the United States is a pretty massive understatement, but it's still here at CES showing off laptops, a mobile photo printer and the surprisingly...
01:31 am -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Breaking down the Google Assistant news and strategy for 2019
You can't escape the Google Assistant at CES 2019. Not only did the company set up a massive booth, complete with a mini roller coaster-like train ride, but it also has a giant gumball machine pa...
01:13 am -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Jack Dorsey talks NBA Twitter and Kevin Durant's burner account
Fresh off the announcement of a new partnership between Twitter and the NBA, today CEO Jack Dorsey sat down with the league's Commissioner Adam Silver at CES 2019. They talked about NBA games com...
12:31 am -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Even bicycles have Alexa now
When I first clapped eyes on the Cybic E-Legend, I thought: "A bicycle with Alexa? What's the point?" It felt like an utterly pointless addition to a pedal-powered two-wheeler, electric...
12:03 am -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Neofect's robotic glove is nearly ready to help those with hand paralysis
Considering the level of spectacle you can find at CES, it's easy to forget that some companies here would rather build products that help people instead of flashy displays. Consider Neofect: we ...
12:00 am -05 - Thu, January 10, 2019
Engadget Willow CEO Naomi Kelman on designing tech for women and moms
Maybe it's just us, but we feel like we're seeing a lot more gadgets at this year's CES meant for moms: a pregnancy tracker and multiple breast pumps. I wanted to talk to someone ab...
11:26 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Watch AMD's CES press event in under 9 minutes
AMD didn't just respond to introductions from Intel and NVIDIA at CES 2019 -- it came out swinging. The chipmaker had plenty to show at its press event, and frequently claimed a performance edge...
11:16 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget How Impossible Foods cooked up Impossible Burger 2.0
Inside White Castle on the Las Vegas Strip I met David Lipman, Impossible Foods's Chief Science Officer, whose father was a butcher. It's a funny quirk for someone who's working to sell...
11:01 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Vote for the Best of CES 2019 People's Choice Awards
We've announced our Best of CES finalists so now it's time for you to cast your vote for your favorite gadget at CES 2019! Just head over here (or below) to pick your three favorite items fr...
11:01 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Vote for the Best of CES 2019 People's Choice Award
We've announced our Best of CES finalists so now it's time for you to cast your vote for your favorite gadget at CES 2019! Just head over here (or below) to pick your three favorite items fr...
11:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Presenting the Best of CES 2019 finalists!
Our editors have been hard at work the past few days finding the latest and greatest gadgets here at CES 2019. Now, after long and arduous debate, we're ready to announce our finalists for the of...
10:56 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget A conference room full of holograms is the future of work
Sure, you can play immersive games and watch whales come out of the floor with Magic Leap, but another potential use case of AR is teleconferencing and work collaboration. That's mostly done via ...
10:41 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget AT&T doubles down on its 5G fib
AT&amp;T is facing quite the pushback over its decision to label its upgraded LTE network as "5G Evolution," and not just from rival carriers (yes, including Engadget parent Verizon) tak...
10:24 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Wattpark is Airbnb for electric vehicle charging stations
The folks behind Wattpark see an opportunity to bring the gig economy to electric vehicles. They envision a future where people purchase reasonably affordable EV charging ports and install them at hom...
10:12 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Microsoft, Samsung and Qualcomm talk connected PCs in 2019
It's been slightly over a year a year since we saw the first crop of Microsoft's "Always connected PCs." By now, we know why a laptop that's always online is super appealing, ...
10:01 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Chevys upcoming Bolt app will show real-time charging station status
EVs like the Bolt are surging in popularity, but the US charging grid is still kind of a mess. GM has announced that it's doing something about it, collaborating with charging networks EVgo, Char...
09:42 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Humans abandon a toxic Earth in Netflixs film IO
Netflix has released a trailer for its next sci-fi film, IO, which takes place in a future where Earth has become uninhabitable to humans. While most of humanity has abandoned Earth for Jupiter's...
09:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Lime's Emily Warren on rapid expansion and regulatory struggles
Lime is arguably the biggest player in inner-city electric bike and scooter rentals. Despite having only existed for around 18 months, the company now operates in over 100 cities across the world. On ...
09:20 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Cambridge Analytica parent company fined for violating UK data law
SCL Elections, the parent company of Cambridge Analytica, pleaded guilty in UK court to violating the Data Protection Act after it failed to comply with a request for information submitted by a citize...
09:11 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Chrome will start filtering disruptive ads worldwide in July
Google announced today that it will roll out its ad filter designed to block intrusive and disruptive ads in Chrome worldwide later this year. Starting July 9th, the company will prevent advertisement...
09:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget The Hiiga-One is a mechanical bench press that doesn't need weights
The Hiiga-One workout system stands out immediately, even in the middle of a busy CES hall packed with flashing, swirling, blinking and thumping gizmos. It's a towering, weight-free, mechanical b...
08:59 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Twitter's upcoming NBA streams will focus on single players
Twitter is no stranger to sports content, but when it airs 20 NBA games later this year, it will be doing something a little different. Only the second half of those games will air and coverage will b...
08:47 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Home is here at CES, and you can (sort of) talk to it
When Samsung revealed its oddly shaped, Bixby-powered Galaxy Home last year, many of expected the company to launch it immediately. That, uh, didn't happen. It's been five months since then,...
08:40 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget How Google's hardware helps Chrome OS look its best
In the past two years, Google has stepped up its efforts to bring its own Pixel computing devices to market, but its portfolio is a mixed bag. Some devices, like the Pixelbook, have become cult favori...
08:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget A woman pumped breast milk on the CES show floor. So what?
Every company at CES is incentivized to oversell their latest products but the invitations from Imalac promised something that was "groundbreaking," "the craziest thing you will see at ...
08:11 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget T-Mobile's focuses on customer service and price seem to be working
No, T-Mobile hasn't stopped bragging about how well it's doing. The magenta network offered a peek at what it called its "best quarter ever" for customer additions, noting that it ...
08:03 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Lenovo's eccentric product design is winning over powerful friends
Lenovo has evolved in the past few years to become much more than just a PC company. It's launched multiple connected home devices, like Alexa-enabled speakers, as well as the first Google Assist...
07:50 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Instagram will let you post to multiple accounts at once
If you have multiple Instagram accounts, a new feature could make posting to all of them a little easier for you. With the iOS version of Instagram, users will be able to share the same post to any or...
07:40 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget LG's 49-inch, ultrawide monitor is a multitasker's dream
That rollable OLED TV from LG may have stolen the show at CES 2019, but the company's got a slew of other interesting products up its sleeve. The LG 49WL95C is a 49-inch, ultrawide monitor (32:9 ...
07:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget The Pix Backpack is a wearable screen for the hypebeast generation
We've seen a couple of attempts at marrying screens with attire to create endlessly customizable fashion, but so far none have actually made it to market. At first glance, the Pix Backpack looks ...
07:12 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Toyota recalls another 1.7 million cars over faulty airbags
The problems with Takata's potentially defective airbags persist years after they began. Toyota has recalled another 1.7 million cars worldwide, 1.3 million of them in the US, over possible fault...
06:44 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget AMD's 3rd-gen Ryzen desktop CPUs are coming in mid-2019
AMD announced that its much-anticipated 7-nanometer, 3rd-generation Ryzen 3 chips will start shipping in mid-2019, and talked about some of the benefits of the new design. The company ran a live Cineb...
06:41 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget This is what Twitter chat bubbles and status updates look like
Yesterday, Twitter revealed that it will launch a beta program to test new conversation features out in the open, and now the company's showing off what some of those changes may look like. At a ...
06:25 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Key by Amazon is not just about deliveries
When Amazon Key first debuted, its primary pitch was as a solution for porch piracy. Despite the initial queasiness of letting random delivery people in your home, the service appears to have caught o...
06:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Google activity cards now help you find previous searches
After months of teasing, Google is making it easier to resume your past searches. The internet pioneer is rolling out activity cards that will show what you've looked for based on various topics...
05:54 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget AMD's Radeon VII is the first 7nm GPU for consumers
AMD is making a big stab at 4K gaming with its new high-end video card, the Radeon VII. Announced during the company's CES keynote, it's notable for being the world's first consumer 7nm...
05:54 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget AMD's Radeon VII is the first 7nm GPU for gamers
AMD is making a big stab at 4K gaming with its new high-end video card, the Radeon VII. Announced during the company's CES keynote, it's notable for being the world's first consumer 7nm...
05:51 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Nikon Z6 and Z7 updates help portrait shooters and videographers
Nikon's new Z-Mount Z6 and Z7 cameras are getting some key new features they lacked at launch via an upcoming firmware update, the company announced. The biggest one is eye-detect autofocus that ...
05:37 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget IKEAs smart window blinds hit the US April 1st
IKEA is adding to its collection of smart home products, introducing a line of smart window blinds to go along with its range of intelligent lighting products. But while the company's German webs...
05:19 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget CBS' Picard series will loosely tie in with JJ Abrams' 'Star Trek'
Ever since CBS confirmed that it was making an All Access Star Trek series based on Jean-Luc Picard, there's been one main question: namely, what's the story? You now have an inkling of what...
05:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Ubisoft joins Epic's game store
The Epic Games Store is already starting to line up major third-party game publishers mere weeks after its debut. Ubisoft will offer its shared-world shooter The Division 2 through Epic's digital...
04:33 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Apple reportedly hires former Facebook privacy employee turned critic
Apple has hired a former Facebook employee, turned Facebook critic, as part of its privacy team, the Financial Times reports. Sandy Parakilas worked at Facebook between 2011 and 2012, leading the comp...
04:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Sonos finally showed Google Assistant working on its speakers
Yesterday, Google mentioned speaker-maker Sonos as one of many home device brands whose products would work with Google Assistant. Google's press release wasn't the clearest, and the wording...
03:21 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Walmart will offer autonomous grocery deliveries in Arizona
Walmart is expanding its experiments with self-driving grocery deliveries courtesy of a new trial in Surprise, Arizona. In the wake of its partnership with Ford, the retailer's latest pilot will ...
03:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget CES 2019 recap: Day One
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02:46 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Mercedes and NVIDIA team up to build next-gen AI vehicles
From modular vans to autonomous cars -- and, as recently revealed at CES, gesture-based controls -- Mercedes has some big ambitions for the next generation of its vehicles. Now, it's announced th...
02:32 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget The simple Doppel wearable is built to help you relax
There are wearables, like the Apple Watch and Google's Wear OS devices, that do everything. And then there are wearables that go in the opposite direction, going as minimal as possible. Doppel fa...
02:15 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget PAX Labs CEO on how technology will demystify cannabis
PAX makes some of the most popular cannabis vaporizers around. By fusing technology, with innovative software, the company hopes to take the mystery out of getting high. But, there are problems. Many ...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Jammy makes the practice guitar modular
If you travel, but want to practice guitar, there are options. But I really don't trust TSA and the airlines not to bust a nice acoustic travel axe. Jammy has come up with a solution: a digital g...
01:50 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Netflix on course for best year ever at UK's BAFTA film awards
As the dust settles on the Golden Globes, streaming services are already gearing up for their best showing ever at the BAFTAs -- aka the UK's Oscars. Netflix is up for eight awards (up from three...
01:41 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Gigabyte's Aero laptop uses AI to optimize gaming performance
Gigabyte was one of the first PC makers to introduce practical light and thin gaming laptops, but now that every manufacturer is doing the same, it has to find other ways to stand out. With its latest...
01:23 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Paying for EV charging could soon be as simple as plugging in your car
The number of EV charging stations across America is increasing, thus paving the way for wider adoption of electric vehicles. But a lot of the infrastructure surrounding charging has remained complica...
01:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget The Os blended-orgasm machine sounds like a microrobotic marvel
Lora Dicarlo technical director Lola Vars won't disclose the precise mechanics powering the Os&eacute; pleasure wand (that's how trade secrets work, after all), except to say that it use...
12:44 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Microsoft will help train LG's self-driving car software
While LG's CES presence has mainly been about TVs -- of the rollable and 8K variety -- and robots, it hasn't forgotten about the tech show's other obsession: cars. With a self-driving d...
12:16 pm -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget I just had my ass handed to me by a boxing robot
BotBoxer is the creation of SkyTech Sport, a company that makes gym equipment, most famous for the simulators used to train the US olympic ski team. Five years ago, the Los Angeles-based company turne...
11:49 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget US saw the largest increase in CO2 emissions in almost a decade
The US isn't faring well in efforts to keep carbon dioxide emissions in check. Rhodium Group analysts have determined that CO2 emissions jumped 3.4 percent year-over-year in 2018, or the largest...
11:30 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Fighting fitness and folding phones at CES
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's Wednesday morning, and it's my birthday. In less important news, CES is still moving forward, with 4K OLED screens coming to 2019 laptops as well as...
11:20 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Citizen astronomers discover new planet that NASA algorithms missed
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope might not be doing much anymore, but discoveries are still being made thanks to the data it left behind. By analyzing its historical records, and crowdsourcing help ...
10:50 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Amazon's Echo Auto accessory is making its way to customers
Amazon wasn't able to release Echo Auto before the 2018 holiday season like it did its other brand new Alexa-connected devices. According to TechCrunch, though, the company has already started sh...
10:12 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Amazon revisits Lorena Bobbitts trial in new Lorena trailer
Last year, Amazon greenlit a Jordan Peele-produced documentary series on Lorena Bobbitt, and now it has released a trailer for the upcoming four-part series. Bobbitt made headlines in 1993 when she cu...
09:44 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Bose wants to keep the sounds of the road out of your vehicle
If the sounds of the road are interrupting your road trip playlist, Bose might have the solution. The company announced its new QuietComfort Road Noise Control system designed to cancel out all of the...
09:03 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Nissan unveils its longest-range Leaf EV yet
Even though it's one of the oldest EVs on the market, the Nissan Leaf has only been available with just 150 miles of range -- far less than its newer rivals. Nissan has finally rectified that at ...
08:31 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget This new HDHomeRun DVR makes life easier for cord-cutters
If easy access to a DVR is the only thing keeping you from cutting the cord, then the latest HDHomeRun devices could be just the push you need. While SiliconDust has previously built well-regarded tun...
07:42 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Apple is reportedly cutting iPhone production by 10 percent
Apple lowering its earnings guidance by a whopping $5 billion is probably a big enough indicator that the tech giant is feeling the effects of struggling smartphone sales and the US-China trade war. A...
07:02 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget DJI built a drone remote with an HD display
To date, steering one of DJI's more accessible drones has usually meant using your smartphone as a screen. You now have a better option -- DJI has released a Smart Controller with its own 5.5-in...
05:42 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Oculus Rift can stream live VR to Facebook
It's now much easier to share what you're doing on your Oculus Rift, even if people are nowhere near your living room. Oculus is starting to roll out an update that introduces broadcasting ...
05:21 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Apple has big plans for health in 2019
Apple will launch more healthcare-related services this year, Tim Cook has revealed in an interview with CNBC's Jim Cramer. The CEO didn't quite elaborate on the exact nature of those upcomi...
04:50 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Baidu's self-driving car platform can handle parking and speed bumps
Baidu is starting 2019 with a big boost to its autonomous vehicle ambitions. It's launching Apollo 3.5, an updated self-driving platform it claims is the first open source system that can handle...
03:58 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Maingear's latest PC is built for flight simulators
Maingear has teamed with flight sim outfit Honeycomb Aeronautical on a desktop PC designed for flight simulator nerds. "Honeycomb by Maingear" is built to handle the complex demands of airpl...
03:23 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Aura squeezes its fitness band into an Apple Watch 'Smart Strap'
In May Aura closed a relatively modest $109,000 Kickstarter for its Band, a fitness tracker that it says uses biompedance analysis to monitor "fat, muscle mass, minerals, and body water." We...
02:46 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget DFree helps the incontinent heed the call of nature
Most folks have little trouble recognizing when their bladders are nearly at capacity and are able to plan accordingly. However for the elderly, disabled, and infirm, doing so isn't always quite ...
02:14 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget 'Zelda II: The Adventure of Link' is coming to Switch Online
Nintendo is making Switch Online more enticing for potential subscribers by adding Zelda II: The Adventure of Link and Blaster Master to its lineup of classic NES games. Zelda II was originally publis...
01:59 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Comixology adds DC Comics to its unlimited plan
Comixology added Marvel to its $6-per-month Unlimited plan in 2017, but DC has so far been absent from its all-you-can-read subscription. That's about to change, io9 reports, as DC Comics will no...
01:35 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Verizon and Disney will use 5G to 'transform the future' of entertainment
Verizon has announced at CES 2019 that it's teaming up with Walt Disney Studios to bring emerging technologies, namely 5G, to media and entertainment. The partnership is designed to deliver the n...
01:35 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Verizon and Disney think 5G can 'transform' entertainment
Verizon has announced at CES 2019 that it's teaming up with Walt Disney Studios to bring emerging technologies, namely 5G, to media and entertainment. The partnership is designed to deliver the n...
01:31 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Lancey will make smart radiators with recycled e-bike batteries
Batteries are the future of home energy consumption. But where do you put them? In the garage, or the side of your house? French startup Lancey has a more discrete solution: inside radiators. The team...
01:16 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget 'Yoshi's Crafted World' for Switch is coming out on March 29th
In a couple of months, you'll be able to embark on an adventure as Yoshi across a game that was created to look like a miniature diorama crafted from household items. Nintendo has announced that ...
12:54 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget OtterBox partners up for PopSocket case and better screen protectors
Phone case maker OtterBox is feeling mighty friendly these days. The company announced a partnership with PopSocket to create a phone case that has the ubiquitous accessory built right into it. It als...
12:38 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget HTC Vive Pro Eye hands-on: Everything is prettier with gaze-tracking
HTC's newest Vive Pro headset adds just one feature to the existing hardware, but it's a doozy -- integrated eye-tracking. Using Tobii technology, the Vive Pro Eye is able to follow users�...
12:31 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget Samsung's 'Bots' and exoskeleton hint at the future of care
At Samsung's press conference, the day before CES officially opened, there was the usual parade of smart home gadgets and appliances. Then right at the end, almost as an aside, the company reveal...
12:11 am -05 - Wed, January 9, 2019
Engadget This mobile app could offer sweet relief from tinnitus
There's no magic cure for tinnitus. If you're one of the millions that suffer from this condition -- a strange ringing or buzzing in the ear -- coping can be a constant struggle. Diapason, a...
11:49 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA RTX 2060 hands-on: Ray-tracing on a budget
Finally, NVIDIA's RTX 2060 is here. And that's great news for gamers on a budget. At $349, it's the cheapest of NVIDIA's desktop RTX GPUs, which sport next-generation features like...
11:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget What's next for HP's PCs?
It's been a busy CES for HP, after debuting a gorgeous 65-inch gaming TV, the AMOLED-equipped Spectre x360 and the Omen 15 with a 240 Hz display. And that's coming after a year where the com...
11:09 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Novus' $35,000 electric motorcycle oozes sinister style
If you've ever seen a spy movie, you'll know that there's normally a rogue assassin character riding around on a motorbike in head-to-toe leather. We're never quite sure of their a...
10:55 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Razer's 'Hypersense' vibration tech shakes your whole gaming rig
When Razer released its Nari gaming headset this past fall, it brought haptics, or vibration feedback, to a new realm: your head. I'm not sure anyone was asking for that, but if the idea of addin...
10:40 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget It's way too easy for bounty hunters to get your phone location data
Wireless carriers are supposed to keep a tight leash on your location information, but that's not the case in practice. Motherboard has learned that network location data is reaching bounty hunte...
10:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget National Inventors Hall of Fame honors creators of Unix, power drills and more
The National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) joined Engadget on stage today at CES to announce its 2019 class of inductees. While the official induction ceremony won't actually happen until May 2nd...
10:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Intel Studios shows off volumetric video capturing with 'Grease'
Last year, Intel Studios announced that it built a 10,000 square foot arena for capturing volumetric video in real time. Instead of just filming from a handful of different angles, it uses over 70 cam...
10:05 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Twitter will test new conversation features out in the open
Twitter is launching a new program to let users reshape how conversations on its site look and feel, the company announced today in an interview with Engadget at CES 2019. The idea is for users to try...
10:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget I want Sony's 360 Reality Audio to be the future of music
Sony's CES press conference didn't offer many surprises, aside from a lot of discussion around Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and a cameo by Pharrell Williams. The singer and producer was...
09:41 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Fat shame your cat with this smart treadmill
If you're in a meaningful relationship with a house cat, then it's likely you spend a lot of time showing your love to it through food. If it's not going outside, however, there's ...
09:24 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Sprint says AT&T is 'blatantly misleading consumers' with fake 5G
Sprint has blasted AT&amp;T after the latter made it seem Android phones on its network are connected to a version of 5G. It updated the LTE icon on the devices to read "5GE" (for "...
09:20 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget 'David Bowie Is' AR exhibit puts Ziggy Stardust on your phone
Sony Music has a fitting tribute for David Bowie on what would have been his 72nd birthday: its promised virtual museum exhibit dedicated to the music legend. David Bowie Is has launched for both Andr...
09:11 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg's resolution is to talk about tech's place in society
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sets himself a challenge each year. In the past, he's created an AI assistant for his home and committed to learning Mandarin. This time around, after a torrid year w...
09:03 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Bebop's VR gloves are ready to enter the virtual world
How do you breach the divide between reality and the digital world without going full Lawnmower Man? (you never go Full Lawnmower Man). Bebop has been trying for a while, with its smart fabric that ca...
08:51 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget I dont want to live in LGs vision of the future
The point of a concept video is to be aspirational, showing how happy and beautiful we'd all be if we just bought what we're being sold. But, at LG's CES 2019 keynote, the Korean compan...
08:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Intel's Mobileye will help China's public transport go autonomous
Mobileye is making a big push for autonomous driving in China, albeit not in the way you might expect. The Intel-owned company is "exploring" two major deals to use its self-driving tech in ...
07:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Mercedes-Benzs new CLA coupe responds to your gestures
If you need more evidence that CES is turning into an auto show, look no further than Mercedes-Benz introducing their new CLA coupe at the annual tech event....
07:08 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget CES might be the home of tech, but not all gadgets are welcome
Lora Haddock was disappointed, sad and frustrated when she was notified that the CTA had decided to rescind an award for a personal massager made by her company, Lora DiCarlo. The Ose, which the compa...
07:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant will finally field requests in Maps
If you're a heavy commuter you might have noticed that Google Assistant has carved out a home for itself in the Android and iOS Google Maps apps. Turns out, Google was quietly testing it this who...
07:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Google stuffed Assistant in a smart button and e-ink screen
It's hard to imagine but Assistant is just two and a half years old (officially anyway), and it's finding its own identity. Assistant is on track to be on a billion devices by the end of Jan...
07:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant will soon check into your flight for you
Frequent travelers will soon receive a godsend courtesy of Google. The company is rolling out a new feature to the Google Assistant that will let you check in to your flights just by saying "Hey ...
07:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant in a smart display offers helpful live interpretation
Google is taking its translation prowess a step further with a new Interpreter Mode for the Assistant in smart displays. Instead of having to whip out your phone, installing an app or opening a browse...
07:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Lenovos new Smart Clock brings Google Assistant to your nightstand
Google and Lenovo made waves last year when they revealed the first Assistant-powered smart display in Las Vegas, and the months that followed saw those screens become surprisingly common. This year, ...
07:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Lenovo's 2-in-1 Android tablet turns into an Echo Show clone
At last year's Alexa event, Amazon teased that Lenovo would be making a tablet with Echo Show capabilities. Now at CES, we finally know more details about it. It's called the Lenovo Smart Ta...
07:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Some 'earlier' Sonos speakers will work with Google Assistant this year
Sonos has been talking about its plans to bring Google Assistant support to its speakers for a long time now. Unfortunately, we don't have much of an update on exactly when that'll happen, b...
07:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant is coming to Dish's Hopper receivers
The first few days of CES have shown that the big TV makers are all about bringing voice assistants to their sets. Dish seems to think that's a good idea too, so today it's announcing that i...
07:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Lenovo's Yoga A940 is a serious Surface Studio rival
Lenovo is taking on Microsoft with its new Yoga A940 -- an all-in-one desktop with a rotating dual-hinge that lets you move the screen between 25 and 90 degree angles. It's like the Surface Studi...
06:45 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Sony really wants you to know it's not a tech company
Spider-Man, The Chainsmokers, James Cameron and Pharrell Williams.That's most of what I remember from Sony's press event at CES last night. Despite announcing new (giant!) TVs, headphones wi...
06:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Alienware will beat HP to sell the first laptop with a 240Hz display
Earlier this week, HP said it would be the first to release a laptop with a 240 Hz display, but according to Dell, that's not quite the case. The company has announced that its Alienware m15 ligh...
06:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Alienware's 55-inch 4K OLED gaming monitor is pure eye candy
Big screens aren't just for movies anymore. That's something NVIDIA proved last year with its 65-inch BFG displays -- now Dell's Alienware is taking a stab at a large gamer monitor of i...
06:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget 4K OLED comes to Dell's 15-inch XPS, Alienware and G laptops
Dell isn't going to let HP be the only company with new OLED-equipped laptops. Today during its CES press conference, Dell revealed that 4K OLED screens will be coming to the XPS 15, Alienware m1...
06:17 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget IBM is turning to your smartphone to improve weather forecasts
IBM and its subsidiary The Weather Company are working on a new weather forecasting system, one that they say will boost forecast accuracy quite a bit. It's called the Global High-Resolution Atmo...
06:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Dell's XPS 13 is its first laptop with Dolby Vision
As it does nearly every CES, Dell has unveiled its latest, revamped XPS 13 laptops. Last year's models were already solid, but there are a few welcome changes. The webcam has been redesigned and ...
06:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Audio-Technica unveils its best noise-canceling headphones yet
Audio-Technica has unveiled a huge range of new products at this year's CES, chief among them some new addition to its QuietPoint wireless noise-canceling headphones range. The line up features o...
05:50 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Watch Intel's CES 2019 press event in under 10 minutes
Intel's CES press event wasn't as bombastic as last year's blowout keynote, but the chip giant actually had a lot more news to share. For one, Intel rounded out its ninth generation Cor...
05:40 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Nreal Light are mixed reality glasses in disguise
While the likes of Microsoft Hololens and Magic Leap One got their moment of fame, both their size and image quality left a lot to be desired, so there wasn't much excitement in the mixed reality...
05:20 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Alienware's Area 51m laptop has an upgradable CPU andgraphics card
From the beginning, Alienware computers have been built with hardcore gamers in mind -- that explains the stylish cases and aggressive designs, which helped spark the rise of bold gaming PCs. But the ...
05:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Razer integrates Alexa with its color-changing PC hardware
Razer is about to make it considerably easier to control your RGB-lit gaming rig. The company has unveiled plans to introduce Amazon Alexa control through its Synapse 3 software, letting you voice con...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Anker's Roav Bolt puts Google Assistant in your car
Google is cramming Assistant into everything from headphones to a pressure cooker as it inches toward getting the smart helper into a billion devices. Aside from the weirder collabs (Assistant in a sh...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Xfinity is using AI to keep your home network secure
Unless you spent 2018 under a rock, you'll know that security and privacy were two of the biggest challenges facing the technology industry. That affects companies like Google and Facebook, of co...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget You can take the new TicWatches for a swim
Mobvoi is upgrading its TicWatch smartwatches for 2019, with a focus on battery life, durability and style. The TicWatch S2 and E2, second-generation versions of the S and E, come packing a 415mAh bat...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Kangaroo expands its line of affordable smart home security sensors
Smart home security is gaining traction, but it generally still comes at a price. Last year, however, startup company Kangaroo entered the market with its system of $30 peel-and-stick motion sensors a...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Here's ride-hailing app focuses on shared rides
Most ride hailing apps are strictly focused on getting you from A to B. That's rather important, but they don't really acknowledge why you're going out -- you're heading to a party...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Google-backed TicWatches now have a workout mode for swimming
Mobvoi is upgrading its TicWatch smartwatches for 2019, with a focus on battery life, durability and style. The TicWatch S2 and E2, second-generation versions of the S and E, come packing a 415mAh bat...
04:45 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget CES 2019 recap: Day zero
A lot happened at CES before the show floor opened up, and it won't surprise you to hear that TVs played a large part. Manufacturers unveiled a slew of 8K sets, including Samsung's room-fill...
04:31 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Xiaomi's $60 AirDots Pro are not-so-subtle AirPod clones
Xiaomi has long faced criticism over claims it apes Apple's design and marketing strategies. Its latest true wireless headphones won't do much to dispel such allegations. The Mi AirDots Pro ...
04:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget The new Alcatel 1X and 1C pack important tweaks into cheap phones
CES isn't really known for its surplus of smartphones, but a few notable new options do pop up from time to time. This year's set of affordable phones comes courtesy of Alcatel and TCL, whic...
04:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Kate Spade's second Wear OS watch gets a serious tech upgrade
Fashion brand Kate Spade has made a second smartwatch and this year's offering comes with a serious tech upgrade. The Scallop Smartwatch 2 packs GPS, NFC and heart rate sensors onboard -- all thi...
03:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Inside the Mercedes concept that is part taxi, part delivery van
Delivering packages and delivering people is currently done with two different vehicles. Mercedes-Benz would like to change that with its pure electric, autonomous Vision Urbanetic concept vehicle. Th...
03:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Live from the Mercedes-Benz CES 2019 press conference!
Amidst all the TVs and IOT devices, CES is becoming a rather important auto show. So it's no surprise that Mercedes-Benz will be unveiling a car at the annual desert conference. Based on the teas...
03:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget KitchenAid's smart display shrugs off sauce and running water
A hundred years since its inception, KitchenAid is ready to drop its most modern product yet. It unveiled a smart display here at CES 2019 and managed to differentiate from other similar products by m...
02:45 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Livio AI hearing aids are now as smart as most wearables
Among the mountains of sexy technology on the market, it's fair to say that hearing aids don't feature too highly when it comes to innovation and aspirational living. But as Starkey Hearing ...
02:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Behind the wheel of Daimlers upcoming electric trucks
Daimler has been very vocal that it's moving to electrify its trucks. From short- to medium-haul delivery vehicles to school buses, the company is making no bones that its future lies in EVs....
02:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget FightCamp is a home boxing gym for the fitness tracking generation
The first rule of FightCamp? According to the enthusiastic trainers on hand here at CES: always talk about FightCamp. And, for good reason, because it looks like a pretty intense, personalized and ev...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Watch NVIDIA's CES press conference in 13 minutes
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02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Razers Turret for Xbox One brings the keyboard to the couch
With mouse and keyboard support coming to Xbox One in the past November, the walls between PC and console are coming down. Nearly any modern wired or wireless mouse should work with the Xbox One, but ...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Twitter and Fox Sports are making a live show for the FIFA Women's World Cup
Following their partnership during the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Twitter and Fox Sports are now teaming up on video content for another major FIFA sporting event. For the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, ...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget The North Face teases its most breathable waterproof gear yet
As great as waterproof apparel is to keep you protected from bad weather, most jackets, pants and other gear tend to be too bulky or uncomfortable. That's a problem The North Face is well aware o...
01:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget My robot butler dreams are getting closer to reality
The last time I fully interacted with a robot was when ASUS launched the Zenbo back in 2016. As cute as it was, the fact that it lacked arms meant it couldn't exactly help out with everyday tasks...
01:16 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Brilliant smart home hub now supports Apple HomeKit
Brilliant, a smart home hub that plugs into existing light-switch ports, already works with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Nest, Philips Hue, August smart locks and a whole bunch of other home access...
01:05 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Whirlpool's smart oven identifies your food and cooks it perfectly
Whirlpool has already made a slew of announcements here at CES, but it's not quite done yet. Today, the appliance giant is unveiling its first-ever smart countertop oven, courtesy of W Labs, its ...
01:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Now you can rent the pricey Snoo smart bassinet
For new parents, the Snoo smart bassinet sounds like a dream. It keeps your little one safely swaddled, and it can rock them to sleep when they fuss at night. The only problem? It's $1,160. Now, ...
12:45 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Olay's electromagnetic face wand turns skincare into a mobile game
Olay's FaceNavi Smart Wand isn't a magic solution for perfect skin, but it is pretty fun. The Smart Wand is a handheld device that uses electromagnetic pulses to transform a singular Olay fa...
12:35 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Panasonic's GZ2000 4K OLED is for color accuracy fanatics
After alluding to it during its press conference, Panasonic has unveiled the GZ2000, a 4K OLED TV aimed at folks who want very accurate colors. Available in 55- and 65-inch models, it'll support ...
12:25 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget AT&T gets burned by rivals over its fake 5G network
When AT&amp;T starting claiming that its regular old 4G LTE was actually 5G by simply changing the logo, the internet was having none of it. It doesn't seem like it will become a trend among ...
12:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Sleepace has a sleep tracker for newborn babies
In the mind of any parent is the nagging worry about conditions like SIDS, but you can't be watching your rugrat 24/7. That's why there's been an explosion in devices that can monitor y...
11:45 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Giant plastic-collecting 'pool noodle' breaks apart in the Pacific
The "giant pool noodle" dispatched into the Pacific Ocean last September to catch and clean up thousands of tonnes of floating plastic has run into trouble. Invented by Boyan Slat when he wa...
11:30 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Rollable TVs are a real thing
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's Tuesday morning, and today is the day CES officially starts. The show floor will open, we'll be livestreaming all day long from our stage and there ...
11:15 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Petcube cameras add Alexa voice controls for the laziest pet owners
Petcube is known for making high-tech gadgets for pets, be it a box that automatically dispenses treats or a laser cam to entertainment your kitty or pup while you're away from home. This year, t...
10:37 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Ankers new $600 portable projector ups the resolution to HD
It was two years ago that we first came across Anker's soda-can media center, the Nebula Capsule. The all-in-one entertainment device crammed a projector and Bluetooth speaker into a portable pac...
10:02 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Plex may soon offer ad-supported movies and more subscriptions
Over the past year, Plex started supporting podcasts, introduced a portal for on-demand web shows and bundled Tidal with its service. It's no longer just a media manager, and the company plans to...
09:31 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Corsair made its own lag-free wireless gaming mouse
You don't have to shop Logitech if you want a lag-free gaming mouse. Corsair is launching its own take on the concept, the Harpoon RGB Wireless, at CES. The peripheral gives you the option of d...
08:43 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Lumen claims a 'single breath' can help you lose weight
Last August Lumen raised nearly two million dollars on Indiegogo for its metabolism tracking device, and now at CES it's ready to show the final consumer product. The plan behind Lumen is that ow...
07:18 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Furrion's electric cooler keeps drinks cold for up to a week
Nothing ruins a tailgate faster than lukewarm beers, but with Furrion's Rova electric cooler, that won't be an issue -- even if your party rages for a week....
06:47 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA's Drive AutoPilot gives vehicles driver assistance features
NVIDIA has announced what it says is the first commercially available Level 2+ automated driving system at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Automakers can use the technology, called...
05:01 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget IBM's latest quantum computer is a 20-qubit work of art
Last year, IBM hauled a 50-qubit quantum computer to CES. Or, rather, it brought the eye-catching bits -- an intricate collection of tubes and wires that resembled a steampunk chandelier -- and left t...
04:49 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget The world's first real foldable phone is rough around the edges
Unless you're (for some reason) a fan of personal cinema headsets, you almost certainly haven't heard of Royole. That's OK -- founder and CEO Bill Liu wanted it that way. Unbeknownst to...
04:25 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Soma's smart bra means never buying the wrong size again
Soma is bringing Bluetooth to the bra world. The Somainnofit bra is designed to help women determine their actual bra size, simply by slipping it on. It's a black, sports-bra-style garment with f...
03:01 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget LiFiMax's invisible light internet works with up to 16 users
If you need to connect multiple folks in a room but are concerned about security or radio frequency pollution, French company Oledcomm has a new LiFi tech solution. LiFiMax mounts on a ceiling like a ...
03:00 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Robotemi is adding Alexa to its personal telepresence robot
Temi (pronounced "Timmy," I think) is a personal robot with a 10-inch tablet for a head. It can play music and videos, control your smart home hardware and handle other basic assistant stuff...
02:30 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Netgear jumps into 5G with AT&T-compatible mobile hotspot
Netgear is focused on the future of connectivity at CES 2019 with new products it believes can keep you online at home and on the go. The California-based networking company is showing off two new add...
02:01 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Nikon's video-centric Z6 camera now comes in a 'Filmmaker's Kit'
Thanks to its true full-frame super-sampled 4K and 10-bit external video output, Nikon's Z6 is now possibly the best full-frame mirrorless camera for video. To help you better harness that power,...
02:00 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget A Roland keyboard has Alexa built-in for voice control while you play
Alexa is handy for helping with a lot of activities, and soon the virtual assistant will help you control keyboard settings with your voice. Roland's latest keyboard, a new version of its GO:PIAN...
02:00 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget OptiShokz built bone conduction audio sunglasses
Keeping your ears open to the environment is key when riding a bike or otherwise needing to stay aware of your surroundings, but music is life right? The AfterShokz Trekz Titanium and Air series have ...
01:50 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Watch Samsung's CES 2019 press conference in 8 minutes
This year at CES Samsung celebrated 50 years in the electronics business, and seemed intent on blowing things out with a combination of smart home products, AI and 5G. Besides taking a victory lap ove...
01:35 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget PS4 sales are closing in on 100 million
During its CES keynote, Sony has announced that it has sold 91.6 million PS4 consoles worldwide overall. The tech giant sold 18 million PS4 units over the past 12 months, with 5.6 million of those sol...
01:19 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Intel's Lakefield stacks desktop and Atom cores on a 3D chip
Intel led its CES press conference today by announcing a lineup of no less than six new 9th-gen processors, but it's looking towards a future beyond these chips, too. The company shed some light ...
01:15 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Sony's new 8K and 4K TVs will have Apple AirPlay too
AirPlay is everywhere at CES 2019, at least when it comes to TVs, and Sony's latest TVs are no different. The company announced that its Z9G Series 8K LCDs, A9G Series OLEDs and X950G 4K LCD TVs ...
01:15 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Sony's wireless turntable offers gain control and an automatic tone arm
It wouldn't be CES without a few turntable announcements, and Sony is unveiling a new model of its own this week. The PS-LX310BT is a wireless turntable with Bluetooth connectivity for playing yo...
01:15 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Sony adds Alexa to its stellar WH-1000XM3 headphones
Sony's WH-1000XM3 are the best noise-cancelling headphones you can buy, and at CES 2019, the company is adding another handy feature to the spec list. Amazon's Alexa will soon be available b...
01:15 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Sony's 'super-large' 8K TVs are coming home this year
This year at CES Sony is one of the TV makers jumping into 8K with two "super-large" Z9G displays that are big enough, at 98- and 85-inches, to make use of the format's 33-million pixel...
01:03 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Intel's latest Nervana processor is focused on AI inference
Intel is continuing its quest to build AI-focused processors, and it's getting a little help in the process. The semiconductor giant has unveiled a new version of its Nervana neural network chip ...
01:00 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget LG Display's 88-inch 8K OLED has Dolby Atmos sound but no speakers
Earlier at CES 2019, LG revealed a rolling OLED TV that will come to actual stores (and actual homes) in 2019. It's amazing, but will sound a little familiar to some readers, because it'...
01:00 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Lenovo's Legion gaming laptops get next-gen NVIDIA RTX GPU boost
Lenovo recently went low-profile with its Legion gaming laptops, but unfortunately, the performance stayed under the radar, too. The company has largely rectified that with its latest Legion models, t...
12:58 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Meat-free 'Impossible Burger 2.0' tastes even closer to the real deal
The Impossible Burger has been making headlines for a couple of years now as a plant-based substitute to burgers that promises to look, taste and even "bleed" like the real deal. Today at CE...
12:35 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Samsung is the next tech giant expecting a sharp earnings drop
Apple isn't the only tech industry behemoth dealing with a rough fourth quarter. Samsung has warned that its earnings likely dropped significantly during the last three months of 2018 due to bot...
12:30 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Live from Sony's CES 2019 press event!
Just when you thought the pre-CES press event deluge was over, Sony is wrapping up a busy day with some evening festivities. The company's annual Las Vegas soir&eacute;e is happening tonight,...
12:23 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Intel announces six new ninth-generation Core processors
Intel's slightly subdued CES 2019 keynote began with the announcement of six new chips for desktop users. The company's Gregory Bryant took to the stage to say that the company was launching...
12:11 am -05 - Tue, January 8, 2019
Engadget Kodak's Smile camera and printer are its latest take on instant cameras
While most companies are at CES 2019 trying to sell people on the future of technology, Kodak showed up for the show with a whole lot of nostalgia. The camera company that was once synonymous with mem...
11:46 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Humble now sells Nintendo Switch and 3DS games
If you regularly turn to the Humble Store for new games, you'll be glad to hear you can get your Nintendo fix there as well. As of January 7th, Humble is offering Switch and 3DS games -- the fir...
11:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Live from Intel's CES 2019 press event!
It's been a year since Intel's flashy, drone-heavy CES 2018 keynote, which came shortly after we learned about the widespread Spectre and Meltdown chip vulnerabilities. Now, Intel is trying ...
11:14 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Harley-Davidson's first electric motorcycle arrives in August for $30K
After years of talk, Harley-Davidson is finally ready to put its LiveWire electric motorcycle up for sale -- and not surprisingly, it'll cost you. The green two-wheeler is now available for pre-o...
11:12 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Samsungs Bot Care aims to help users manage their health
Whether it's your digital health or your physical wellbeing, tech companies want to be involved, and Samsung is no different. Today, at CES, the company showed off some of the ways it's look...
11:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Hyundai's 'Elevate' concept is a four-legged first responder
Reaching victims of a natural disaster as quickly as possible is paramount for saving as many lives as possible but damage to the region's roads, bridges and other infrastructure often make that ...
10:52 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget AT&T's Android phones now lie about having 5G
Like it or not, AT&amp;T's not-really-5G icon is reaching phones. The carrier has started rolling out the indicator to Android handsets, including Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active and LG'...
10:34 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Samsung says Bixby will soon work with Google Maps, YouTube
Samsung announced today that Bixby will be integrated into more of its products, including its 2019 QLED TVs as well as a range of smart appliances like refrigerators, washers and AI speakers. Additio...
10:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Notebook 9 Pro convertible gets a lot more stylish
Samsung just debuted a new gaming notebook at CES, but it's not stopping there. Its latest Notebook 9 Pro 2-in-1 fixes plenty of the issues with the last model, while delivering a slightly more s...
10:15 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Uber partner reveals air taxi design at CES
Bell, one of Uber's flying taxi partners, revealed the design of its vertical takeoff and landing air taxi at CES, a five-person hybrid-electric powered vehicle with six tilting ducted fans. The ...
10:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Samsung updates Family Hub smart fridge with new UI
Samsung is adding more features to its Family Hub smart refrigerator, and the company claims its latest version is more intelligent than any other. Family Hub 2019 includes a redesigned screen experie...
10:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Samsung's imposing 98-inch 8K TV defines CES opulence
Samsung's initial 85-inch 8K TV was just the tip of the iceberg. The electronics giant has formally unveiled its 2019 TV lineup at CES, and the QLED-based Q900 series will include a range of 8K ...
10:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Schlage's WiFi deadbolt lock can open the door for Amazon couriers
You now have another (and potentially better) option if you want a Schlage lock that can let Amazon couriers into your home. The company has unveiled the Encode, the first WiFi-equipped deadbolt that ...
09:45 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget HTC's next VR headset is the Vive Cosmos
The Vive Cosmos exists and it's built for folks who may have hesitated to buy a VR headset in the past. With this device, HTC is emphasizing comfort, simplicity and ease-of-access.Just like the V...
09:42 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Acer's Swift 7 laptop feels almost impossibly tiny
Acer announced its redesigned Swift 7 laptop yesterday, but it's the kind of computer you really need to see in person. Last year's model was impressively svelte, and Acer promised the new v...
09:33 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Toyota's self-driving Lexus tests two autonomous systems at once
Toyota showed off its latest autonomous vehicle development efforts at CES 2019 in Las Vegas on Monday in the form of a semi-self driving prototype based on the Lexus LS500h....
09:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget We're live from Samsung's 2019 CES press conference!
You can always count on Samsung to put on a good show when CES rolls around, and it all starts with the company's customary press conference. It's always a great opportunity to catch up on t...
09:27 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget HTC's Viveport Infinity subscription offers unlimited access to VR
Last year, HTC unveiled Viveport VR subscriptions, which let you download and play with up to five titles a month for around $9 a month. Today, at CES, the company is taking the VivePort subscription ...
09:13 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget The Vive Pro Eye adds eyeball-tracking to HTC's VR headset line
The Vive Pro Eye is the next evolution of HTC's virtual reality headset line, and its shiniest new feature is integrated eye-tracking. HTC America General Manager Dan O'Brien revealed the Vi...
09:12 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Sony accused of blocking Kodi media app to discourage piracy
It won't shock you to hear many people use Kodi to pirate movies and TV shows, but Sony appears to be particularly alarmed. The Kodi team has accused Sony of blocking the installation of its med...
09:11 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Instant Pot makes Google Assistant your new sous chef
It was only a matter of time, really. Instant Brands has announced that its Instant Pot Smart WiFi pressure cooker now supports Google Assistant, making it possible to start cooking or check on the st...
09:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget MSI adds NVIDIA RTX graphics to two gaming laptops
MSI has unveiled a pair of gaming laptops that will appeal to enthusiasts whether they want a lightweight notebook or beast-level performance. The GS75 actually offers both, coming with the latest Int...
08:45 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Watch LGs CES press conference in 8 minutes
Considering LG began its CES hype campaign in early December, the company's obscenely early press conference today -- the first of the show -- was unexpectedly short and sweet. LG is committed to...
08:37 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget All GitHub users can keep their code private
Historically, if you've wanted to create a private repository on GitHub, you had to be a paying user, but that's about to change. Starting today, free GitHub users will have access to unlimi...
08:26 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Technics latest SL-1200 is built for DJs
It's only been a few years since Panasonic revived the Technics brand, but at CES 2019 it's slapping the name on several new devices. Those include a pair of new turntable setups, with the S...
08:15 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget 'Venom' and 'Alpha' will be the first IMAX Enhanced 4K blockbusters
The 'IMAX Enhanced' tag that IMAX and DTS teamed up to create for home entertainment is continuing to expand with several announcements at CES. According to its backers, the label means that...
08:03 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Audeze's $99 Bluetooth cable makes iSine headphones 'wireless'
Just after the iPad Pro was announced, I wrote about how sad I was to be forced away from my current pair of headphones, the Audeze iSine 10. You see, iSine models are best paired with a Lightning cab...
08:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget TCL announces its first sets of headphones
TCL is expanding beyond TVs, soundbars and phones by moving into the headphone market. The company announced four lines of cans at CES, ranging from in-ear to over-ear styles. They're targeted to...
08:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget BMW's iNext mixed reality concept entertains as your car drives itself
BMW's iNext concept vehicle continues to reveal new tricks after its official introduction at the LA Auto Show last November. Ahead of CES 2019 in Las Vegas on Sunday, the company showed off its ...
08:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget TCL's first soundbars ship this spring
TCL is getting into the soundbar game -- no, for real this time! Last year, the company announced the TCL Roku Smart Soundbar, the first product in a new line of Alto-branded audio hardware. The probl...
08:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget TCL is working on 8K Roku TVs with built-in voice control
It was only a matter of time. Today, TCL announced that it's working on a range of 8K HDR TVs, called the 8-Series, that will launch in the US later this year in a variety of screen sizes startin...
07:54 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Panasonic's first full-frame mirrorless cameras arrive in March
Panasonic has announced that its full-frame mirrorless Lumix S1 and S1R will go on sale by the end of March, breaking some suspense about when they'll actually be available. It also released a fe...
07:44 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Kroger and Microsoft are testing out two 'connected' grocery stores
Kroger and Microsoft have teamed up on a "connected store experience" that will provide customers with new ways to shop. The companies are piloting the experience at two Kroger stores -- one...
07:17 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget JBL's Link Drive makes your dumb old car smart
Incorporating digital assistants into modern vehicles has proven transformative for drivers, but only the folks who can afford to pony up for a new(ish) car that has them built in. For those of us sti...
07:12 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Hisense's new ULED XD has two panels, instead of one
Hisense is clearly a fan of that Xzibit meme in which the Pimp My Ride star announces that he's put a thing inside a thing. That must be the explanation for how it came to its latest TV technolog...
07:04 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Tidal brings master-quality audio to its Android app
At CES two years ago, Tidal enabled studio-quality music streaming on desktop through a partnership with MQA. The feature later arrived on Essential Phone and LG V30, and even more people will be able...
06:53 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget David Fincher and Tim Miller's animated Netflix series is not for kids
David Fincher's next project for Netflix is taking a sharp left turn. The famed director is working with Deadpool's Tim Miller on Love, Death, and Robots, a mature-themed animated anthology...
06:42 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Arlo unveils a home security system with Apple HomeKit support
Arlo is already known for its 4K security camera and doorbell, but for CES 2019, the company has launched a complete security system. The key component is a new multi-purpose sensor that can detect wi...
06:32 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Daimler wants self-driving trucks on the roads in ten years
Level four autonomy is the dream of many automakers. A vehicle that drives itself without any driver interaction but has a steering wheel and pedals so that when the human in the car is ready to take ...
06:21 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget 'Alien: Blackout' mobile game picks up where 'Isolation' left off
Alien fans wondering what the franchise's official Instagram account was teasing last month across a series of motion posters, each more terrifying than the last, will be happy to learn that a ne...
06:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Amazon takes its automatic Key delivery platform to the next level
Amazon first introduced Key because porch piracy is a thing, but many folks were shocked with a system that would let couriers enter into their homes when they were out. Amazon has slowly reduced thos...
06:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Amazon Key will open your garage for deliveries in 2019
Amazon has concocted a new way for strangers to infiltrate your home and vehicle, all in the name of secure package delivery. The Key by Amazon service (formerly Amazon Key), which allows delivery dri...
06:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Amazon's Key delivery service is coming to businesses
Amazon first introduced Key because porch piracy is a thing, but many folks were shocked with a system that would let couriers enter into their homes when they were out. Amazon has slowly reduced thos...
05:44 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Researchers develop a painless glucose monitor for diabetics
For those with diabetes, monitoring blood glucose is an essential part of disease management, but unfortunately, the methods for tracking glucose each have their own downsides. Finger-pricking can be ...
05:31 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Mophie's wireless iPhone battery case keeps your Lightning port free
Many iPhone battery cases use the Lightning port to keep your handset topped up, and that's obviously a problem when there's no headphone jack. Case makers either need to add a port back or...
05:11 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Somas smart bra helps women find the right size
Finding the right bra size can be an arduous process, and the vast majority of women aren't wearing the size they should. But Soma is looking to make it slightly less awful to track down the righ...
05:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Audi puts VR in the backseat
The passenger seat of the car has gotten a bit more entertaining thanks to smartphones, tablets and video screens. But companies still think we can do more in our cars especially with autonomous vehic...
05:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Rings newest doorbell sits over your doors peephole
Ring, a name now synonymous with video doorbells, is making a product to help folks who already have peepholes in their doors. The Ring Door View Cam is a smaller piece of kit that can sit over your d...
04:45 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget LG's rollable OLED TV is real, and you can buy it this year
We've seen LG Displays bend and roll OLED screens for years at CES, but those were just cool demonstrations, and nothing else. Now, LG Electronics is finally putting that technology into somethin...
04:32 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget LG's new TVs will support Apple's AirPlay 2 and HomeKit
First Apple partnered with Samsung to bring AirPlay 2 TVs, now it's doing the same with LG. The TV maker revealed today that its latest WebOS-powered sets, including the stunning rollable OLED, i...
04:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Valeo's XtraVue camera makes whatever you're towing disappear
If you've already had enough of all the laptops, TVs and Amazon-enabled devices at CES 2019, autonomous vehicle supply company Valeo has unveiled the XtraVue Trailer. It takes images from cameras...
04:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Valeo's vehicle camera makes whatever you're towing disappear
If you've already had enough of all the laptops, TVs and Amazon-enabled devices at CES 2019, autonomous vehicle supply company Valeo has unveiled the XtraVue Trailer. It takes images from cameras...
04:15 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget LG Gram 17 hands-on: A truly thin and light laptop for its size
We weren't too impressed by LG's lightweight Gram laptops when they first launched two years ago, but that didn't deter the company from making more of them. And I'm glad it did, b...
04:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Japanese billionaire's 'free cash' tweet smashes Twitter's retweet record
Japanese billionaire and future SpaceX lunar orbit tourist Yusaku Maezawa has nabbed the record for most retweeted tweet ever. While previous record holder Carter Wilkerson's tweet came down to a...
03:45 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Babeyes isn't just a baby camera, it's a wearable nostalgia machine
For the past few years at least, it hasn't been terribly hard to get video from a child's perspective. Polaroid of all companies tried this once, and it's not like you couldn't sla...
03:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Live from LG's CES 2019 press event!
The CES 2019 madness is kicking off with LG's press conference today. As we found out earlier this week, the company will be showing off its new OLED and LCD TVs, including two 8K sets. Rumor has...
03:17 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Kohler's Alexa-enabled Sensate faucet quenches thirst on command
In 2019, more than ever, we're expecting to see Alexa in everything. The Sensate faucet from Kohler is the latest example of where Amazon's voice assistant can find another home. To be fair,...
03:17 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Kohler's Alexa-enabled Sensate kitchen faucet quenches thirst on command
In 2019, more than ever, we're expecting to see Alexa in everything. The Sensate faucet from Kohler is the latest example of where Amazon's voice assistant can find another home. To be fair,...
03:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Insta360 Titan is an 11K, eight-lens beast of a VR camera
Insta360 already has a line of 8K professional VR cameras, but apparently there's demand for an even higher resolution. After the teaser at last year's CES, this time the company is official...
03:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Sennheiser's Ambeo 3D audio soundbar goes on sale in May for $2,499
Last year at CES, Sennheiser revealed a soundbar prototype with its impressive Ambeo 3D audio technology inside that offered an immersive 5.1.4 experience. At this year's show, the company is sho...
02:45 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget This smart mirror uses AR to let you 'try on' different hair styles
We've seen a slew of smart mirrors get introduced over the past few years, including one from Panasonic that's designed to analyze your skin. But for CareOS, a company based out of Europe, i...
02:32 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Walnut wants to make shared electric skateboards happen
Shared bikes, shared scooters -- now Hong Kong-based Walnut Technology wants to jump on the trend with shared electric skateboards....
02:14 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Gillette's new razor adds heating instead of more blades
It's the easy joke to make: how exactly can Gillette innovate in shaving, beside adding even more blades? Well, add heating. The first product from GilletteLabs, its new innovation team, is the H...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget ASUS' midrange VivoBook line gets a few new additions
ASUS has had a pretty busy CES so far, what with the announcement of sleek gaming hardware, a couple of new Zenbooks, plus an all-new StudioBook. Today, however, the company is unveiling new updates t...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Vizio's SmartCast will work with Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit this year
Part of Vizio's big news for CES 2019 is the reveal of SmartCast 3.0. This edition of its smart TV platform's big addition is support for Apple AirPlay 2, as well as enhancements for tie-ins...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Vizio works on making its 4K TVs even better in 2019
While many other manufacturers chase new technology with 8K and HDMI 2.1, Vizio is enhancing its 4K TV lineup, starting from the lower-priced V series all the way up to its top-of-the-line P-Series Qu...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget ADT's Command tablet is the new center of its home security system
The rise of smart home technology has opened up plenty of ways to build a home security system. ADT, a company that's been doing home monitoring for decades, is unveiling a new version of its sec...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Here is developing a car navigation system powered by Alexa
Here is building some kind of in-car navigation system powered by Amazon's Alexa assistant. The new "one-stop solution for automakers," called Here Navigation On-Demand, will be sold to...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Spotify is giving brands more control over ads in Discover Weekly
It's no secret that Discover Weekly is a popular personalized playlist for Spotify users. The custom playlist the streaming service builds based on your listening habits each week quickly amassed...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant will soon be listening on one billion devices
Google has some news to go alongside its giant pavilion that dominates the lot outside the main halls of CES 2019. The company expects that, by the end of this month, its Google Assistant will be... a...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Ubtech's Walker robot now lends a helping hand at home
Ubtech is best known for its toy-sized robots and STEM kits, but in recent years, it's been building bigger machines as well. At CES 2019, the Chinese manufacturer is once again bringing out its ...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Huawei MateBook 13 hands-on: A powerful, pretty MacBook rival
Huawei's MateBook X is one of my favorite laptops ever. It's dainty enough to fit in most of my purses, yet powerful enough to muscle through demanding trade shows. But the MateBook X is mor...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Origin's EON16-S takes 16-inch gaming laptops to a lighter place
Origin is trying to appeal to both the weight-conscious and power-seeking laptop crowd at CES this year. The most interesting model is the EVO16-S, a gaming PC with a 16.1-inch screen that weighs just...
01:45 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Groove X's Lovot is a fuzzy and utterly adorable robot
Some robots are designed to build cars. Others are meant to perform surgery or help astronauts in space. The Lovot, however, has a far simpler and adorable mission in life: to make you smile. The pint...
01:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Tablo's newest over-the-air DVR automatically skips ads
If you'd rather just watch Netflix and catch TV over the air for free, while still being able to skip ads, Nuvyyo's Tablo Quad DVR might be for you. It packs a 4-tuner DVR, letting you find,...
01:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Nemeio is a completely customizable e-ink keyboard
Nemeio takes the static out of the keyboard, allowing users to change individual keys, set up hotkeys and establish custom layouts via the magic of e-ink. Nemeio features 81 keys, each one a tiny clea...
01:15 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Heatworks' Duo carafe is instant kettle meets stylish Brita
We're all thinking it: Waiting for the kettle to boil is so 2018. But that hot minute of idly poking Insta while you await your coffee fix could be eliminated if Heatworks has anything to say abo...
01:10 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Whirlpool's new oven concept uses augmented reality to help you cook
These days, Whirlpool is more than just ovens and dishwashers. Over the years at CES, the appliance giant has proved it has some pretty serious tech chops as well. Earlier in the week, the company alr...
01:01 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget TP-Link's newest WiFi 6 routers include its first mesh-ready model
TP-Link is ready to come out swinging now that the high-speed WiFi 6 standard is here in earnest. The company is expanding on its recent introduction of two high-end routers (the Archer AX11000 and A...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Optoma's P1 laser projector brings a 4K home theater anywhere
Optoma's latest projector joins competition like Hisense and LG by including everything you need for a home theater in one package. The P1 Smart 4K UHD Laser Cinema is not just a laser projector,...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget JBL's Live headphone line has something for everyone
This year at CES, JBL is announcing all of the headphones. In addition to four new true wireless models, the company is also debuting its new Live line. This new stable of audio gear includes in-ear, ...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Sensory AI can recognize sounds in your home
Wouldn't it be great if home devices like smart speakers can ping you if they hear anything unusual, such as the sound of breaking glass? A software company called Sensory has developed an AI tha...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget JBL unveils four new options for true wireless earbuds
The true wireless craze isn't going anywhere, and JBL is making sure you have multiple options to choose from. At CES 2019, the company announced four new models that cater to gym rats, runners a...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget JBL targets spring arrival for its Android TV-powered Link Bar
JBL made a splash with it's Android TV-powered Google Assistant soundbar back at Google I/O, but the company wasn't able to ship the speaker before the end of 2018. Despite opening up pre-or...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Tile partners with chip makers to bring stuff-finding power to everything
Tile's Bluetooth trackers have been a godsend for forgetful types. Many a lost wallet or set of keys have been located using the Tile Platform, which last year expanded beyond a mobile app to voi...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Simplehuman made a mirror with Google Assistant built in
For a company famous for its analog trash cans, soap dispensers and toilet plungers, Simplehuman is embracing a digital future. The company has returned to this particular consumer electronics show to...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Kwikset and Mighton unveil HomeKit-friendly smart locks
Apple is bent on extending HomeKit's reach at CES this year, and you don't need to look much further than the smart lock world for proof. Kwikset and Mighton Products are both unveiling lock...
12:41 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Hupnos sleep mask gets to work the minute you start snoring
I have a confession: I am a loud snorer, and that's bad news for my wife. As funny as this may sound, it's a real problem for many couples, to the point where they would end up sleeping in s...
12:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Garmin adds LTE to its Vivoactive 3 Music watch
Garmin has made plenty of smartwatches in recent years, and today the company is introducing its first with LTE. It's an update to the existing, awkwardly-named Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music that can...
11:35 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Apple's CES ad and Amazon's Alexa army
Welcome to your Monday morning! Engadget is reporting live from the world's biggest tech event, CES. We'll be here delivering all the biggest news from the likes of Google, Samsung, Sony and...
11:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Linksys' Max Stream router can be the center of a mesh network
It's CES, and that means it's time for Linksys to unveil yet another WiFi router -- but this one could be particularly important if you're tired of dead spots in coverage. Its new Max ...
11:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Belkin's latest Wemo light switches work natively with HomeKit
Until now, using one of Belkin's Wemo Light Switches with Apple's HomeKit has meant attaching a bridge. No more: Belkin is introducing new Light Switches that take advantage of Apple's ...
10:31 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget IKEA is launching low-cost smart window blinds
Almost a year ago, Swedish furniture giant IKEA signalled its intention to make people's homes smarter with the launch of its own intelligent lighting range. TR&Aring;DFRI -- as we now know i...
10:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Byton adds an additional touchscreen to its upcoming SUV
Concept cars always undergo changes before they become production vehicles. Maybe the styling is adjusted or a crazy pie-in-the-sky tech feature is removed. Even the yet-to-be-produced wares of automo...
09:18 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA rebrands G-SYNC HDR as 'G-SYNC Ultimate'
At its CES 2019 keynote, NVIDIA revealed that it's essentially rebranding G-SYNC HDR displays as G-SYNC Ultimate. It launched the HDR program last year at CES, promising very high standards like ...
09:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget LaCie's chiseled 5TB USB drive aims to make storage stylish
LaCie (and its parent Seagate) is still determined to inject some style into the world of external hard drives -- thankfully, with some improved functionality as well. Its 2019 Mobile Drive touts a c...
08:01 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Blue's latest microphone gives streamers an XLR option
With the rise of livestreaming, easy-to-use audio gear has become a staple among YouTubers, podcasters and more. Blue has been catering to that group for a while now with its line of plug-and-play USB...
07:33 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA bestows G-Sync certification on a dozen FreeSync monitors
Monitor manufacturers must usually decide whether to use NVIDIA's G-Sync and AMD's FreeSync, a crucial choice that can divide consumers into camps and drastically affect sales. Now, NVIDIA h...
07:33 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA certifies a dozen FreeSync monitors as 'G-SYNC compatible'
Monitor manufacturers must usually decide whether to use NVIDIA's G-SYNC and AMD's FreeSync, a crucial choice that can divide consumers into camps and drastically affect sales. Now, NVIDIA h...
07:03 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Over a dozen iPhone apps talked to a known malware server
Apple's App Store has generally had fewer security concerns than the Google Play Store, but that hasn't stopped questionable apps from slipping through the cracks. Security researchers from ...
06:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Razer adds NVIDIA RTX graphics to its Blade laptop
After debuting last fall, NVIDIA's RTX line of graphics cards is making its way to notebooks. And that means pretty much every gaming laptop under the sun -- good, bad and everything between ...
06:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Samsung takes another stab at gaming laptops with the Odyssey
Almost every PC maker has tried their hands at gaming laptops, but what's surprising about Samsung is that it's never quite gotten it right. That might change with its latest Notebook Odysse...
06:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget ASUS ROG Strix II gaming laptops to get NVIDIA RTX graphics
ASUS prides itself on making gaming laptops not just for the high-end gamer crowd, but also for those who want something a little more mainstream. The ROG Strix II line is exactly that, and sits somew...
06:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget ASUS' thin Zephyrus gaming notebook gets a 17-inch screen
ASUS's thin Zephyrus gaming lineup is getting bigger. Today the company announced a 17-inch version of the Zephyrus S, the GX701. It has the same sharp looks as the 15-inch Zephyrus S ASUS unveil...
06:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Acer's Predator Triton 900 is a $4,000 gaming laptop with a crazy hinge
Back at IFA, Acer first showed us the Predator Triton 900, a computer that doesn't look like your average gaming laptop thanks to the company's impressively-engineered but unusual "Ezel...
06:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget You've never seen a gaming laptop like the ASUS ROG Mothership
Last year, gaming laptops got thinner and lighter. This year, they're getting wild. Take the ROG Mothership, it's ostensibly a new 17-inch gaming laptop from ASUS -- but it's actually s...
06:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Alienware's lightest 17-inch notebook ever has NVIDIA's RTX graphics
Just a few months after Alienware unveiled its first truly slim notebook, the company is back with a bigger model. The Alienware m17 shares the same refined design as the previous m15 -- slim bezels a...
05:33 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA's RTX GPUs bring ray tracing to laptops
It didn't take NVIDIA long to shrink down its groundbreaking RTX 20-series graphics processors for gaming notebooks. At CES, the company announced that RTX GPUs are coming to 40 upcoming laptops,...
05:14 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA's $349 RTX 2060 GPU is more powerful than a 1070 Ti
NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 2060 is here, months after the company unveiled the higher-end RTX 2080 Ti, 2080 and 2070 graphics cards. NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang unveiled the new GPU during his CES keynote,...
05:02 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Toyota unveils finalists in $4 million quest to reinvent wheelchairs
Toyota's ongoing bid to modernize wheelchairs has borne some fruit. The automaker has unveiled the five finalists for its $4 million Mobility Unlimited Challenge after three years of competition...
04:12 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget 'Roma' Golden Globe win is the highlight on a big night for Netflix
The 76th annual Golden Globe awards have been going on tonight, and as usual a number of streaming shows are pulling in some notable hardware. Perhaps most notable is Alfonso Cuar&oacute;n winning...
04:04 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget I want a wireless charging pocket in my next bag
Look, it's hard to get excited about a backpack. But, I have to admit, the Targus Mobile ViP+ Backpack is actually pretty damn cool. Most importantly, it's a solid feeling bag with plenty of...
04:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget An infrared hairdryer could make hairdrying less hot
This might shock many of you, but it takes me about thirty minutes to dry my hair every night. I have long, coarse hair, a lot of it, and spending that much time shooting hot air at my head gets real ...
04:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget ASUS's updated ZenBook S packs the 'world's slimmest' bezels
ASUS's new StudioBook was designed to make workstation-caliber power available to more people, but the refreshed ZenBook S is ambitious in a different way. The company's S line was always ab...
04:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget ASUS's new StudioBook S is a portable workstation for creators
ASUS's new ZenBooks are pretty solidly spec'd, but sometimes you need some serious power to get your work done. That's where the company's new StudioBook S comes from: sleekness an...
04:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget ASUS' updated ZenBook S packs the 'world's slimmest' bezels
ASUS' new StudioBook was designed to make workstation-caliber power available to more people, but the refreshed ZenBook S is ambitious in a different way. The company's S line was always abo...
04:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget ASUS' new StudioBook S is a portable workstation for creators
ASUS' new ZenBooks are pretty solidly spec'd, but sometimes you need some serious power to get your work done. That's where the company's new StudioBook S comes from: sleekness and...
03:44 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Mui's wooden smart display is an elegant way to control your home
One of the challenges with building smart home gadgets is making things that comfortably fit into peoples' homes. Japanese company Mui has come up with a seemingly elegant solution: a touch-sensi...
03:30 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Samsung's newest TVs will work with Google Assistant and Alexa
Oh, the rumors were right. Samsung's new TVs are taking in all the services and features around. First it was Apple, and now Google Assistant will be coming to its newest sets later this year. In...
03:25 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget You can have a portable, solar-powered oven for $400
One of the things I love most about CES is the amount of fascinating gadgets I come across. I'm talking stuff that's not a smartphone or a laptop. A solar-powered and portable oven, however?...
03:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Samsung shows off a 75-inch 4K 'Wall' TV made with MicroLEDs
Last year at CES Samsung showed off the modular MicroLED panels that make up its The Wall TV technology. This year it's updated the tech in two directions -- larger and smaller, and apparently ev...
02:44 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Watch this giant laundry-folding robot handle a stack of shirts
This isn't the first time we've seen a laundry-folding robot. In fact, the last time we saw one, it turned out to be a faked demo. So when we saw that the company Foldimate had turned up aga...
02:30 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget HeartGuide is a discreet blood pressure monitor in a smartwatch
Omron Healthcare makes some of the most highly-rated home blood pressure monitors on the market and has now miniaturized that technology into a FDA-cleared smartwatch....
02:17 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget BreadBot delivers freshly baked bread every six minutes
There's nothing quite like the smell and taste of freshly baked bread. But unless you're willing to go through the tedious task of making one yourself, you generally have to buy one at a loc...
01:52 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Whill's next personal electronic vehicle drives itself
Whill released its first personal electric vehicle in 2016 (in Japan, it came west the following year). Since then it has released new models with different audiences in mind. Here at CES 2019, it...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget NuraLoop packs personalized sound into wireless buds
Nura's first headphones were certainly a conversation starter. The hybrid design mixed over-ear design, with in-ear buds. The wireless headset's main trick, however, was the built-in audio t...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Sphero gets into app-enabled music gadgets with the Specdrums ring
Back in June 2018, Sphero acquired Specdrums, a startup that found Kickstarter success with music-making rings. As part of that deal, we knew Sphero would be working on its own version of the product,...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Moen's showers get smarter with Google Assistant
Moen is about to make its showers a little smarter. Last year, the company announced that it would be incorporating Alexa and Siri into its U by Moen smart shower series. This year, however, it's...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Nuheara's IQbuds MAX offer powerful hearing assistance
For the hearing challenged, it can be difficult to find options that help you hear better and work well. For those with mild to moderate hearing loss, Nuheara's line of true wireless earbuds offe...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Willow is back with an easier-to-use version of its smart breast pump
Two years ago we came to CES looking for OLED TVs and Alexa-enabled refrigerators, but it was ultimately a smart breast pump that stole the show. Engadget, along with the rest of the tech press, initi...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Jabra's latest headphones automatically adjust to your surroundings
At CES 2018, Jabra debuted its Elite 65t true wireless earbuds, an audio device that would eventually become one of our favorite headphones of the year. For CES this time around, the company has a mor...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget LOreal and John Rogers built a sticker to measure skin hydration
The fruitful partnership between cosmetics giant L'Oreal and wearable pioneer Professor John Rogers has produced a new sensor for 2019. My Skin Track pH by La Roche-Posay is a wearable sensor, sm...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Netatmo unveils the first HomeKit-friendly video doorbell
Apple's HomeKit doesn't have a wide range of device support, but that's changing very shortly. Netatmo has unveiled the Smart Video Doorbell, which it says is the first doorbell to supp...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 7, 2019
Engadget Withings' latest fitness watch has a built-in ECG
Smartwatches have long sought a killer app to make them something more than a toy for nerds and fitness fans. It may be that looking after our hearts, and keeping us out of the emergency room, is exac...
11:32 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget NSA will release a free tool for reverse engineering malware
The NSA has frequently been accused of holding on to info that could potentially improve security, but this time it's being a little less secretive. The agency is planning to release a free reve...
10:01 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget Olay's FaceWand offers targeted beauty treatment
Tech is beauty, or perhaps beauty is tech, but whichever way you frame it, it's no longer enough to rub cream into your face at night. Now, if you can't maintain a beauty regime without usin...
09:40 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget Heathrow and Gatwick airports buy anti-drone systems after scare
London's airports don't want a repeat of the drone panic that left Gatwick travelers grounded for days, and they're willing to spend loads of cash to keep their skies safe. Heathrow an...
09:10 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget JAXJOX's smart kettlebell is a gateway to its subscription classes
You may already know JAXJOX as a clunkily named purveyor of home workout gear, but the brand has only really flirted with tech before. Though it's put its stamp on a fitness tracker and smart sca...
09:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget Apple's TV service can't succeed without outside help
"Hell froze over." That's what the somewhat hyperbolic ad announcing that iTunes, and by extension the iPod, would now run on Windows said. In the earliest of days, the iPod was purely ...
08:45 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget Greetings from CES 2019!
It feels like CES only just ended, but we're back in Las Vegas for the 2019 edition and we couldn't be more excited. Just like always, there will be plenty of cars, TVs and smart appliances....
08:20 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget AMD's latest laptop CPUs include its first chips for Chromebooks
AMD is kicking off 2019 with an overhaul of its laptop processors, and it's breaking some new ground in the process. The company has unveiled its first two A-Series chips designed explicitly for...
08:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget KitchenAid's Smart Display is a tablet that fears no faucet
Home cooks won't have to worry about wrecking their kitchen tablets with sticky fingers or splashes from the sink anymore, now that KitchenAid unveiled its new Smart Display at CES 2019....
07:12 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget LG Display unveils an 88-inch 8K OLED screen with built-in sound
It wouldn't be CES without a few exotic screens from LG Display, and the company is keen to deliver this year. To start, it's offering a dramatic upgrade to the Crystal Sound screen technol...
06:30 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget Follow along with our CES 2019 liveblogs!
It's early January, so you won't be surprised to learn that team Engadget has arrived in Las Vegas for CES 2019. While the show doesn't technically start until Tuesday morning, a flood ...
05:49 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget Samsung's 2019 smart TVs will support Apple iTunes and AirPlay 2
Until now, using Apple's services on your TV has meant... well, buying an Apple TV. No more: Samsung has revealed that its 2019 smart TVs (plus updated 2018 sets) will offer both iTunes Movies an...
05:49 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget Samsung's 2019 smart TVs will support iTunes and AirPlay 2
Until now, using Apple's services on your TV has meant... well, buying an Apple TV. No more: Samsung has revealed that its 2019 smart TVs (plus updated 2018 sets) will offer both iTunes Movies an...
05:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget HP made a massive gaming screen with G-Sync HDR and a soundbar
How big is too big a canvas for your fragging sprees? If you love watching your enemies get destroyed on a giant TV, you might appreciate HP's latest gaming display. The Omen X Emperium 65 is a m...
05:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget Acer's Chromebook 315 is its first with AMD processors
Acer has been making Chromebooks for years, and it says that its 15.6-inch models have been among the most popular it sells. So, no surprise that Acer is releasing a new one -- at least, no surprise u...
05:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget Acer's new Swift 7 is even thinner and lighter than the original
Acer's thin, light and expensive Swift 7 laptop was first revealed a year ago at CES, but the company is already back with an updated model that includes Intel's latest processors while cutt...
05:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget ASUS turns to AMD for its latest TUF gaming laptops
ASUS' latest TUF gaming laptops may look about the same as before, but under the hood, it's a new ball game. Rather than packing Intel and NVIDIA parts, the 15.6-inch FX505DY (above) and 17-...
05:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget HP's Spectre x360 breaks new ground with a 15-inch AMOLED display
HP has announced that its latest Spectre x360 will be the first 15-inch laptop with an AMOLED display. It's actually been hard to find OLED of any kind on a PC, other than on a handful of models ...
05:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget HP's Omen 15 is the first gaming laptop with a 240Hz display
HP has just upped the refresh rate ante with its latest Omen 15. The company says it's the world's first gaming laptop with a 15.6-inch 1080p 240Hz IPS display, meaning it should stay ahead ...
05:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget HP Chromebook 14 hands-on: AMD's first dance with Chrome OS
HP dropped a ton of news late last year -- like a laptop crafted from leather and a slew of updates to its premium Spectre line. So it's no surprise that the company doesn't have much to unv...
05:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget Matrix adds a solar cell to its battery-free smartwatch
In announcing the third in its range of battery-free smartwatches, Matrix Industries is going where few others have gone before. Whereas the first two PowerWatches relied upon thermocouples to generat...
03:28 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget Warner Bros. pulls Lego 'Lord of the Rings' games from digital stores
If your child is a big Lord of the Rings fan, they might be a little crestfallen. Warner Bros. has pulled both Lego: Lord of the Rings and Lego: The Hobbit from digital stores, including Steam. The ...
02:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget Engadget's live CES stage show kicks off Tuesday at 1pm ET
It's that time of the year: We rang in 2019, packed our bags and boarded flight to Vegas, where we're now gearing up to cover the world's largest consumer electronics show. For us here ...
12:03 pm -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget Huawei P30 might revive the headphone jack
As a rule, smartphone makers who've ditched the 3.5mm headphone port haven't rushed to bring it back, whether out of technical necessity or simple pride. Huawei, however, might be the excep...
05:59 am -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget Amazon reports over 100 million Alexa devices sold
Amazon is notoriously reluctant to share how well Alexa is doing in the marketplace -- at best, you get vague boasts about its devices being the "most gifted." Now, however, it's provi...
03:05 am -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget The FTC's antitrust trial against Qualcomm has begun
After two years, the FTC's antitrust lawsuit against Qualcomm has reached the courtroom in earnest. The two sides made their opening arguments in a San Jose court on January 4th as part of a 10-...
01:16 am -05 - Sun, January 6, 2019
Engadget FBI investigates fake texts sent to House Republicans
Law enforcement is looking into one of the stranger digital attacks against US politicians in recent memory. The Wall Street Journal has learned that the FBI is investigating fake text messages sent ...
11:25 pm -05 - Sat, January 5, 2019
Engadget Shutdown means government won't engage with the tech industry at CES
It's not just FCC Chairman Ajit Pai who'll back out of CES as a result of the US government shutdown. The Consumer Technology Association has confirmed that at least ten government official...
09:38 pm -05 - Sat, January 5, 2019
Engadget Elon Musk teases final look of SpaceX's Starship test vehicle
It's no secret that SpaceX has been constructing its Starship test vehicle -- it's easy for curious onlookers to snap photos. But what will it look like when it's finished? You don�...
07:50 pm -05 - Sat, January 5, 2019
Engadget Charter launches its zero sign-on Spectrum app for Apple TV
Charter just completed the other half of its zero sign-on puzzle. The cable giant has launched its delayed Spectrum app for Apple TV, giving you access to both live programming and on-demand shows wi...
06:01 pm -05 - Sat, January 5, 2019
Engadget Apple took out a CES ad to troll its competitors over privacy
Historically, Apple hasn't had an official presence at CES. It's not surprising given the company's success at hosting and hyping its own product launch events -- long before the iPod a...
05:53 pm -05 - Sat, January 5, 2019
Engadget Apple explains iPad Pro build process in response to bending concerns
When Apple first responded to concerns that its iPad Pros were shipping with a slight bend, the company essentially said that it's a non-issue. Since that will definitely not be enough for a lot ...
04:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 5, 2019
Engadget The best USB microphone
By Kevin Purdy, Lauren DraganThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affi...
01:30 pm -05 - Sat, January 5, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Is CES another auto show?
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend. CES is about to start, and before we dive headlong into a series of press conferences and hands-on demonstrations, we'll try to figur...
12:02 pm -05 - Sat, January 5, 2019
Engadget Pandora iOS update adds offline playback for Apple Watch
Pandora just became more commute friendly for Apple Watch users. The music streaming service has updated its iOS app and added offline playback for the wearable, apparently due to popular demand. Unfo...
03:46 am -05 - Sat, January 5, 2019
Engadget Tesla starts taking Model 3 orders in select European countries
Tesla's Model 3 design studio is now open for everyone in left-hand drive European countries, and that means it's now taking orders from the public in those markets. The automaker started di...
01:27 am -05 - Sat, January 5, 2019
Engadget Researchers propose guiding large space telescopes with tiny satellites
Using the recently retired Kepler space telescope, scientists have confirmed thousands of exoplanets, and as its successor TESS ramps up its search, we're poised to discover plenty more. But once...
10:57 pm -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget Watch the trailer for Netflix's 'Carmen Sandiego' reboot
If you've been wondering where in the world Carmen Sandiego is, the answer is on Netflix. The famous international criminal is getting an animated reboot on the streaming platform, and the first ...
08:59 pm -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget Amazon's online Showroom shows you if different furniture goes together
Amazon is leaning further into the home furnishing market with Showroom, a feature on the website and app that lets you place items into a virtual living room and see how well they complement each oth...
07:31 pm -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget Massive data leak affects hundreds of German politicians
A number of German politicians have been the target of a massive data leak, one that contains extensive amounts of information. The data in question includes email addresses, private correspondence, p...
06:55 pm -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget Marriott breach included 5 million unencrypted passport numbers
Marriott has good news and bad news for travelers who have passed through its hotels. The good news is the data breach disclosed back in November, which was originally believed to have exposed the dat...
05:50 pm -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget 'Hitman: Absolution' and 'Blood Money' remasters arrive January 11th
Following the success of Hitman and Hitman 2, Warner Bros. and IO Interactive are looking to strike while enthusiasm is high by releasing a remastered collection of older games in the series. The Hitm...
05:25 pm -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget Ride-hailing use in the US has more than doubled in three years
The Pew Research Center has released the results of a new study showing how the usage of ride-hailing services has grown over recent years. In 2015, just 15 percent of surveyed US adults said they use...
05:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget The best cheap gaming laptop
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04:18 pm -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget Kia AI tailors vehicle interiors to passengers emotions
Kia is preparing for a future with autonomous cars and at CES it will be showing off its Real-time Emotion Adaptive Driving System, or R.E.A.D. The company says its AI-based system can adapt vehicle i...
03:57 pm -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget B&O made a wireless charging case for its all-wireless earphones
More audio companies are trying to make their true wireless earphone charging cases fashionable as well as functional. Klipsch has revealed a Zippo-style case for its first true wireless set, while Ba...
03:22 pm -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget LA sues Weather Channel app owner over 'fraudulent' data use
Los Angeles' city attorney has filed a lawsuit against the company behind The Weather Channel app, claiming the app didn't adequately disclose to users how their location information would b...
03:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget Dell's Latitude 7400 2-in-1 delivers some slick XPS style
While Dell's XPS and Alienware lineups tend to hog most of the attention, this year the company is making a splash with the more professionally-oriented Latitude notebooks. The new Latitude 7400 ...
02:44 pm -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget Hyundai imagines a future where EVs can charge themselves
Automakers and other companies are planning to ramp up charger installations to keep up with the increasing interest in electric vehicles. But if they can't keep up with growing EV sales, overcro...
02:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget While we were looking at 3D TVs, CES morphed into an auto show
CES has been held in Las Vegas since the beginning of time (actually since 1978 and it started in Chicago way back in 1967) and over those years, many a tech trend has come and gone. Remember the year...
02:16 pm -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget Microsoft will stop Cortana from interrupting during Windows 10 setup
People aren't keen on having Microsoft's digital assistant butting in during the PC setup process. "Based on feedback", Microsoft is getting rid of Cortana's voice walkthrough...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget Kohler's new bathroom suite has automated, voice-controlled lights
Kohler is mostly known as a maker of bathroom fixtures, but in recent years, it has branched out into more high-tech equipment too. Last year, for example, it debuted Kohler Konnect, a line of kitchen...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget Help Engadget build the most comprehensive database of gadgets
Last year Engadget launched a revamped and renovated buyer's guide, where you can check out the latest gadgets with all their relevant information collected in one place -- the better to make you...
01:29 pm -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget PepsiCo is using robots to deliver snacks to college students
If walking to a regular vending machine seems too inconvenient, what if the vending machine came to you? PepsiCo is doing just that at the University of Pacific campus in Stockton, California with rob...
01:01 pm -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget Infiniti unveils its electric QX Inspiration concept
Infiniti is surprisingly late to the EV game, considering what its rivals are doing and the fact that parent Nissan has been making the Leaf since 2010. It just unveiled the QX Inspiration, a concept ...
01:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget D-Link's latest router uses 5G for super fast home broadband
D-Link has launched a gateway router that shows 5G could be as much about home internet as faster mobile connections. The DWR-2010 5G NR router will pick up 5G networks and deliver speeds to your home...
12:05 pm -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget Qualcomm shells out billions to uphold Apple's German iPhone ban
Apple has been ordered to cease sales of older iPhones in Germany after Qualcomm paid security bonds of 1.34 billion Euros ($1.5 billion) to enforce a court-issued ban. The judgement was originally ha...
11:30 am -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Behind the scenes of 'Bandersnatch'
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.As much of the team packs up and heads to Las Vegas, we'll drop in another recap full of pre-CES rumblings, and some hints on what we expect to see. Also, we&...
11:00 am -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget Neutrogena app 3D scans your face to create perfect-fit sheet masks
At CES last year, Neutrogena unveiled an iPhone attachment that lets you examine the condition of your skin in excruciating detail -- pores, moisture levels, wrinkles you didn't even know were th...
10:40 am -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget ASUS unveils its first Chrome OS tablet
ASUS has added four new devices to its Chrome OS lineup, including the brand's first tablet running the operating system. Like many other Chrome OS devices, all four are meant for use in the clas...
09:05 am -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget Bethesda resolves lawsuit claiming 'Westworld' ripped off 'Fallout Shelter'
Back in June 2018, Bethesda filed a lawsuit against Behavior Interactive and Warner Bros, accusing them of ripping off Fallout Shelter. In its suit, the developer stressed the similarities in features...
06:57 am -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget The NFL wants Alexa to be your playoff watching companion
Just in time for the start of the playoffs, the NFL has released a new skill for Amazon Alexa devices. "A Rookie's Guide to the NFL" will guide fans and folks who are new to the game th...
04:56 am -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget Toyota's latest self-driving test car is smarter than ever
We got a look at Toyota's first self-driving research vehicle way back during CES 2013, and now the company will introduce the updated P4 platform at CES 2019. It upgrades on the second and third...
02:17 am -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget Klipsch's true wireless earbuds charge in a Zippo-like case
Klipsch will showcase a range of audio gear at CES, including true wireless earbuds that charge in a case more stylish than most. At $199, the T5 True Wireless set will cost you $40 more than AirPods,...
12:52 am -05 - Fri, January 4, 2019
Engadget Whirlpool will let you control appliances with your Wear OS watch
At CES last year, Whirlpool announced Alexa and Google Assistant support for its smart appliances, and noted it was working on an Apple Watch app. This time around, the company has revealed plans for ...
10:22 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget FCC Chairman Ajit Pai cancels CES appearance
For the second year in a row, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has cancelled his appearance at CES, though this time around, it's under very different circumstances. According to Politico Pro, both he and C...
09:58 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget Xiaomi might build a three-panel foldable phone
Don't look now, but Samsung's foldable phone might already be old hat. Reputable leaker Evan Blass has shared a video of what's believed to be a three-panel folding phone from Xiaomi. ...
09:28 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget Judge blocks NYC law requiring Airbnb to share host data
A federal judge has issued an injunction against a New York City law that would require home-sharing companies like Airbnb and HomeAway to provide detailed information to the city about those who rent...
09:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $100 on an Apple HomePod
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08:17 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget Microsoft tests feature to give people control over their personal data
Microsoft appears to be working on a project called Bali that would give users the ability to control data collected about them. The feature, spotted by Twitter user Longhorn, is being developed by th...
07:42 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget GM's EV tax credit might shrink soon
If you were thinking about buying a Chevy Bolt in the US, you might want to hop on that shortly. A Reuters source claims that GM managed to sell a lifetime total of 200,000 electric cars by the end o...
07:04 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget Apple knows the age of yearly iPhone upgrades is over
After Apple introduced the iPhone XS, XS Max and XR, I wrote that consumers didn't seem to mind how much more expensive iPhones had gotten over the past few years. But after Apple unexpectedly ad...
06:32 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget Netflix reveals the challenges of creating 'Bandersnatch'
Last month, Netflix dropped its interactive film Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, which lets viewers get involved in how the story plays out. Now the company is providing a look at some of the challenges t...
06:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget DoorDash will make autonomous food deliveries with help from GM
DoorDash has made it pretty clear that if you're hungry, it's going to be the company that makes sure you get what you want. Over the last year or so it's rolled out group ordering, gro...
05:39 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget Samsung Galaxy S10 leak shows off its hole-punch display
Samsung's Galaxy S10 appears to have leaked again -- and this time, it's not hiding behind a disguise. Well-known leaker Evan Blass has posted a photo of the Beyond 1 variant (that is, the ...
05:08 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget YouTube will livestream both weekends of Coachella in April
YouTube is doubling down on its Coachella partnership -- it will stream live performances from both weekends for the first time this year. As has been the case in recent years, the service will stream...
04:29 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget Samsung's space-saving monitor can be pushed flat against the wall
Samsung will be showing off three new monitors at CES -- one aimed at saving space, another for gamers and a curved monitor geared towards content creators. The first is Samsung's Space Monitor, ...
04:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget What to expect at CES 2019
We're not quite done dusting off the glitter from our New Year's Day celebrations, but it's time to turn our attention once again to that other big event in January: the Consumer Electr...
03:40 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget 'The Punisher' season two arrives on Netflix January 18th
Netflix is beefing up its already sizeable slate of new shows and movies this month with the long-awaited arrival of The Punisher's second season. The streaming service announced the January 18th...
03:31 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget Microsoft patent suggests you whisper to your voice assistants
While voice assistants have grown in popularity over recent years, many people still hesitate to use them in public spaces, and that's a problem Microsoft is looking to tackle. In a patent filing...
03:31 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget Microsoft patent suggests you inhale whisper to your voice assistants
While voice assistants have grown in popularity over recent years, many people still hesitate to use them in public spaces, and that's a problem Microsoft is looking to tackle. In a patent filing...
03:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget Amazon Echo Plus owners: Tell us what you think!
When we reviewed Amazon's updated Echo Plus, we concluded that the $120 device was a solid improvement with "some noticeable thump" and "crisper and more detailed" music track...
02:28 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget Samsung's first Exynos Auto chip is coming to future Audi cars
Samsung's first Exynos chip for cars will power Audi's upgraded in-vehicle infotainment system starting in 2021, the company announced today. The Exynos Auto V9 is based on 8-nanometer (nm) ...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget Segway is getting into autonomous deliveries
Most people are probably never going to own a Segway, but the company is aiming to have more people interact with its products. At CES 2019, Segway-Ninebot will debut its first ever autonomous deliver...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget Intel-powered camera uses AI to protect endangered African wildlife
Technology is already in use to help stop poachers. However, it's frequently limited to monitoring poachers when they're already in shooting range, or after the fact. The non-profit group Re...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget OhMiBod debuts an Apple Watch app for its remote vibrators
OhMiBod's power to let folks connect with one another from opposite ends of the internet just got a little bit bigger. The company has announced that it is building both an Apple Watch app, somet...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget GE adds color lightbulbs to its Made for Google range
GE unveiled its first Made-for-Google lightbulbs in October last year. Now, it's expanding the range to include full-color LEDs, accessories and smart wall switches, which, like the previous bulb...
01:31 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget Red teases 'Lithium,' a 3D camera for its Hydrogen One phone
At $1,300, RED's Hydrogen One smartphone was never really aimed at consumers, so now it's starting to reveal a strategy for its bread-and-butter pro cinematographer market. On Facebook, it s...
01:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget Food tracking comes to Google Assistant with Lifesum
You no longer have to pull out your phone (or look at your watch) to track your dietary habits. Lifesum has introduced what it says is the first food tracking app for Google Assistant, making it easi...
12:15 pm -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget 'Project Cars' developer is making 'most powerful console ever'
The studio behind hyper-realistic racing game Project Cars is moving into the console business &ndash; and it's making some bold claims. Ian Bell, CEO of Slightly Mad Studios, revealed on Twi...
11:30 am -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Apple's bad news
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Everyone's back, and just in time too -- a pair of space missions are making history from Earth's moon to the Kuiper Belt, and we're preparing for a...
11:00 am -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget Vuzix Blade $1,000 smart glasses are ready to meet your face
Vuzix has been making smart glasses for well over a decade, primarily for enterprise use such as medical applications or stocking shelves in warehouses. Last year, Vuzix teased a prototype of the Blad...
09:59 am -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget Olympus is launching a high-end sports-oriented camera this month
All the camera excitement of 2018 mostly bypassed Olympus, but the venerated camera maker is looking to start 2019 with a bang. It will unveil what looks to be a very fast, rugged sports-oriented came...
07:37 am -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget Google's Fuchsia OS will be able to run Android apps
It might take years before Google's Fuchsia OS starts showing up on devices, but when it does, it will apparently be able to run Android apps. 9to5Google has spotted a new file posted on Android&...
04:48 am -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget China's Chang'e-4 touches down on the far side of the moon (update: first pics)
Chinese media announced that the nation's Chang'e-4 lunar lander has successfully reached the far side of the moon, making it the first spacecraft to do so. This is China's recent lunar...
01:40 am -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget LG's 2019 TVs add HDMI 2.1 and 8K
CES 2019 hasn't started yet, but LG is already drip-feeding information about this year's OLED and LCD TVs. While it didn't mention the rollable OLED we're expecting, it did list m...
01:39 am -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget Meatless 'Beyond Burgers' come to Carl's Jr. restaurants
The competition in lab-made veggie burgers is heating up. Beyond Meat has brought its burgers to more than 1,000 Carl's Jr. locations in the US, marking its Beyond's largest restaurant deal...
12:02 am -05 - Thu, January 3, 2019
Engadget Sling TV rolls out improved UI features on Apple TV
Apple TV users are getting some new Sling TV features that will make it easier to find and watch shows. Sling said the updates are geared towards being more "content-centric" and they includ...
10:34 pm -05 - Wed, January 2, 2019
Engadget Apple blames China struggles and slow iPhone upgrades for earnings miss
Smartphone sales are struggling, and Apple is now feeling the pinch from that decline. The tech firm has lowered its guidance for its first fiscal quarter (October to December of last year) from a mi...
09:49 pm -05 - Wed, January 2, 2019
Engadget Mozilla plans UI refresh and better Gmail support for Thunderbird
Mozilla announced today that its Thunderbird desktop email client will be getting some much needed love in 2019, with the team preparing to tackle user interface issues, improve user experience and pr...
08:39 pm -05 - Wed, January 2, 2019
Engadget NASA releases first clear images of distant Kuiper Belt object
NASA's New Horizons team has released the promised first images from its history-making flyby of (486958) 2014 MU69, and they're already shedding some light on the early Solar System -- whil...
07:50 pm -05 - Wed, January 2, 2019
Engadget Hacker forces Chromecasts and smart TVs to promote PewDiePie
The subscribe-to-PewDiePie hacking campaign continues unabated -- although it might have a positive side benefit this time around. TheHackerGiraffe (who perpetrated the earlier printer hack) has comp...
07:02 pm -05 - Wed, January 2, 2019
Engadget Netflix confirms it snatched Activision's CFO
It didn't take long for Netflix to confirm its bid to poach Activision's financial chief -- the streaming giant has announced that Spencer Neumann will join the company to replace outgoing C...
06:15 pm -05 - Wed, January 2, 2019
Engadget Logan Paul hit new lows in 2018, but it doesn't seem to matter
One year ago today, YouTube star Logan Paul was facing a heavy storm of criticism for a video he posted on his popular channel. In it, he and his friends were seen walking into Japan's Aokigahara...
05:37 pm -05 - Wed, January 2, 2019
Engadget 'Fallout 76' bug disabled nukes on New Year's Day
New Years came and went quietly in the apocalyptic world of Fallout 76, but it wasn't on purpose. A bug in the multiplayer survival game caused nuclear codes to be unusable. While the sudden inab...
04:45 pm -05 - Wed, January 2, 2019
Engadget Hackers seize dormant Twitter accounts to push terrorist propaganda
As much progress as Twitter has made kicking terrorists off its platform, it still has a long way to go. TechCrunch has learned that ISIS supporters are hijacking long-dormant Twitter accounts to pro...
03:01 pm -05 - Wed, January 2, 2019
Engadget USB-C could soon offer protection against nefarious devices
USB chargers and devices are universally accessible and easy to use, but they come with a host of potential security risks, namely the spread of malware from infected devices, and data leakage should ...
02:27 pm -05 - Wed, January 2, 2019
Engadget Tesla slashes EV prices by $2,000 to offset reduced tax credits
Now that Tesla's federal EV tax credit has been cut in half, it's determined to keep sales humming with a price cut. The automaker has slashed the price of the Model 3, Model S and Model X ...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 2, 2019
Engadget Roku's free movie and TV channel is adding premium subscriptions
The Roku Channel has become a hit by offering free movies and TV shows. Now, Roku is taking the next logical step by adding premium subscriptions for 25 providers, including Showtime, EPIX and Starz. ...
10:12 am -05 - Wed, January 2, 2019
Engadget Google wins FCC approval to keep developing radar-based hand sensor
Google's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) team has been working on Project Soli since 2015. The gesture-based system uses broad beam radar to detect and capture hand movements, turning the...
08:21 am -05 - Wed, January 2, 2019
Engadget Nikki Haley gives up 1.6 million followers to satisfy the State Dept.
Thanks to social media rules created during the Obama administration, former UN ambassador Nikki Haley has been forced to surrender her Twitter account and all 1.67 million of its followers. Haley gru...
05:21 am -05 - Wed, January 2, 2019
Engadget Chrome OS will block the USB ports on locked Chromebooks
Even when your Chromebook is locked, bad actors can access it using a "Rubber Ducky," or malicious USB drive that mimics a keyboard. Chrome OS will soon put a stop to those attacks with a fe...
02:53 am -05 - Wed, January 2, 2019
Engadget New gaming platform will debut one short game each day of the year
A new gaming platform called Meditations could be a great fit for people who love playing those random online games a few minutes a day to decompress. It promises to launch one new "tiny game&quo...
01:18 am -05 - Wed, January 2, 2019
Engadget Netflix reportedly poaches Activision executive to fill CFO role
After months of searching, Netflix appears to have a replacement for outgoing chief financial officer David Wells... and it's creating corporate drama in the process. Reuters and Wall Street Jou...
11:47 pm -05 - Tue, January 1, 2019
Engadget NPR-led system will track podcast listening behavior
Podcast creators typically don't know much about your listening habits. They can track downloads, but they seldom know when you've skipped an ad or left an episode unfinished. NPR, however...
10:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 1, 2019
Engadget Hackers claim to have insurance data linked to 9/11 attacks
The hackers who stole Orange is the New Black are back, and they've hit a new low. The group known as TheDarkOverlord claims to have stolen 18,000 documents from Hiscox Syndicates, Lloyds of Lon...
08:46 pm -05 - Tue, January 1, 2019
Engadget Netflix pulls Hasan Minhaj episode critical of Saudi Arabia government
Netflix rarely finds itself thrust into political debates like other internet giants, but it won't enjoy that luxury in 2019. The streaming service has pulled the second episode of Patriot Act w...
07:14 pm -05 - Tue, January 1, 2019
Engadget Scarlett Johansson says fighting deepfake porn is 'fruitless'
Scarlett Johansson knows better than most how horrible a place the internet can be. She's been the victim of leaks before where private photos have ended up publicly available. And now she's...
05:46 pm -05 - Tue, January 1, 2019
Engadget Queen guitarist Brian May wrote a song for NASA's historic flyby
Queen guitarist Brian May hasn't been shy about his fondness for astronomy (he does have a doctorate in astrophysics), and he's making that patently clear as 2019 kicks off. The artist has ...
04:10 pm -05 - Tue, January 1, 2019
Engadget New Horizons probe sends first signal from Ultima Thule
NASA now has proof that its New Horizons probe completed its record-setting flyby of the Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule. The mission team confirmed the flypast at 10:31AM Eastern Time after receivin...
02:40 pm -05 - Tue, January 1, 2019
Engadget NASA's OSIRIS-REx has started orbiting asteroid Bennu
After NASA's OSIRIS-REx arrived at asteroid Bennu in early December, its ground team quickly started measuring and mapping out the celestial body. They needed all the information they could get i...
12:56 pm -05 - Tue, January 1, 2019
Engadget Tell Google Assistant to 'make a donation' and it will
It's now particularly easy to donate to a worthy cause. Google Assistant has quietly introduced support for donations, whether it's through your phone or a smart speaker like the Home Hub. ...
11:30 am -05 - Tue, January 1, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: 'Stranger Things' S3 release date
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to a new year. The calendar rolling over means we're within just a few days of CES, but until then we do have a few other intriguing bits of informati...
08:36 am -05 - Tue, January 1, 2019
Engadget Bootleg version of 'One Cut of the Dead' accidentally released on Amazon
One Cut of the Dead, a comedic zombie film that has been making waves on the Japanese film circuit, was briefly available to stream on Amazon Prime Video yesterday. Just one problem: it was never supp...
05:20 am -05 - Tue, January 1, 2019
Engadget 'Stranger Things' season three arrives July 4th
While we rang in 2019 on the East Coast, Netflix decided it was time to drop a new detail about one of its most-anticipated series, Stranger Things. An 80s-era rendition of Dick Clark's New Year&...
04:19 am -05 - Tue, January 1, 2019
Engadget Verizon deal averts blackout of Disney, ESPN channels on FiOS
As 2019 is about to arrive in the US, there was one major potential TV blackout looming, with a TV deal between Disney and Verizon (the owner of Engadget's parent company) due to expire. Over the...
01:15 am -05 - Tue, January 1, 2019
Engadget What's on TV: NYE, 'A Series of Unfortunate Events,' and 'Young Justice'
After the various New Year's Eve countdowns lead us into 2019, Netflix will kick off the year with its latest season of A Series of Unfortunate Events, as well as Tidying Up with Marie Kondo -- i...
11:25 pm -05 - Mon, December 31, 2018
Engadget How to stream New Year's Eve 2019 countdowns
If you'd rather stream New Year's Eve celebrations in North America than venture outside, you'll have plenty of options... including a novelty or two. The most notable example comes fro...
10:04 pm -05 - Mon, December 31, 2018
Engadget Beijing uses face-detecting smart locks to curb public housing abuses
China's ever-growing reliance on facial recognition is spreading to public housing. Beijing is ramping up the use of face-detecting smart locks in public housing projects to bolster security for...
09:02 pm -05 - Mon, December 31, 2018
Engadget Nokia's five-camera phone will include an in-screen fingerprint reader
Thanks to some leaks, Nokia's five-camera smartphone is no longer a mystery -- and it might just be one of the more intriguing handsets of 2019. Well-known leaker Evan Blass and MySmartPrice hav...
08:23 pm -05 - Mon, December 31, 2018
Engadget FCC to suspend operations January 3rd unless funding resumes
It looks like the FCC will be joining the list of government offices that will shut down in light of the ongoing funding lapse. The commission released a statement today saying that if the partial fun...
07:56 pm -05 - Mon, December 31, 2018
Engadget Faraday Future comes crawling back to its main investor
Faraday Future is ending its very tumultuous year on a positive note... in a manner of speaking. The electric car startup has reached a restructuring deal with its main investor, Evergrande Health...
07:21 pm -05 - Mon, December 31, 2018
Engadget 'Fortnite' New Year's event forces players to dance when it turns 2019
If you're spending New Year's eve playing Fortnite, be prepared to party. Epic Games has set up an in-game event to celebrate the changing of the calendar by dropping a giant disco ball from...
05:55 pm -05 - Mon, December 31, 2018
Engadget Google aims to fix laggy interface on Chrome OS tablets
Chrome OS tablets still have some problems, not the least of which is lag. Even if you buy a higher-end model like some configurations of Google's own Pixel Slate, there's a real chance you...
04:20 pm -05 - Mon, December 31, 2018
Engadget Our favorite games of 2018
It didn't take long for us to declare 2017 a pretty great year for games, with a spectacular roster that included Super Mario Odyssey, Wolfenstein: The New Colossus and Assassin's Creed Orig...
03:43 pm -05 - Mon, December 31, 2018
Engadget Popsugars celebrity look-alike app is leaking users photos
I can't think of a more fitting way to end 2018 than with another, final data leak. This one is from #Twinning tool, the popular new app from Popsugar that matches your selfie with your top five ...
03:09 pm -05 - Mon, December 31, 2018
Engadget Google is testing group calling in Duo
Google's upgrade strategy for Duo could include some highly sought-after features. Android Police sources say Google is testing a group calling feature in at least the Android version of its vid...
11:30 am -05 - Mon, December 31, 2018
Engadget The Morning After: AI got its eyes in 2018
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We took the weekend to work on it and it turns out Netflix's Black Mirror special episode (have you found all of the endings yet?) is not named Baldersnatch, ...
10:35 am -05 - Mon, December 31, 2018
Engadget Soulja Boy's emulator consoles meet their inevitable end
Less than a month after Soulja Boy made an initial foray into the world of handheld and console gaming, and the project has been shut down. In a tweet, the musician and entrepreneur claimed that he ha...
08:59 am -05 - Mon, December 31, 2018
Engadget Tech-friendly bus startup FlixBus offers riders VR headsets
As anyone who has tried using VR in an airplane or crazy self-driving car knows, it can either help you while away the time or make you nauseous. None of that is discouraging the low-cost, high-tech b...
06:12 am -05 - Mon, December 31, 2018
Engadget Hubble telescope 'mother' Nancy Grace Roman dies
The astronomy world is poorer off today. Nancy Grace Roman, the first chief of astronomy at NASA's Office of Space Science, died on December 25th at 93. She was widely considered the "moth...
03:41 am -05 - Mon, December 31, 2018
Engadget Court tosses lawsuit over Google Photos' facial recognition
Google Photos users nervous about facial recognition on the service aren't going to be very happy. A Chicago judge has granted Google a motion dismissing a lawsuit accusing the company of violat...
02:10 am -05 - Mon, December 31, 2018
Engadget More popular apps are sending data to Facebook without asking
It's not just dating and health apps that might be violating your privacy when they send data to Facebook. A Privacy International study has determined that "at least" 20 out of 34 pop...
12:38 am -05 - Mon, December 31, 2018
Engadget Early internet pioneer Larry Roberts dies at 81
The internet has lost one of its early architects. Larry Roberts, best known as the program manager for ARPAnet (the internet's precursor), died on December 26th at the age of 81. While he wasn...