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10:59 pm -04 - Sat, March 30, 2019
Engadget Junked Teslas still held unencrypted video recordings
An experiment conducted by white hat hackers and reported by CNBC show that Tesla vehicles store more information than you might think -- and they even keep your data unencrypted. It's normal for...
09:28 pm -04 - Sat, March 30, 2019
Engadget Facebook says it accidentally deleted some of Mark Zuckerberg's posts
Don't read Mark Zuckerberg's posts if you're trying to revisit Facebook's biggest moments. The social network told Business Insider that it "mistakenly deleted" some of Z...
07:55 pm -04 - Sat, March 30, 2019
Engadget Apple's lead iPhone chip designer leaves the company
Apple's senior director in platform architecture, Gerard Williams III, left the company last month after nine years, according to CNET. He might not be the most recognizable name from the tech gi...
06:27 pm -04 - Sat, March 30, 2019
Engadget Australian bill could imprison social network execs over violent content
Australia may take a stricter approach to violent online material than Europe in light of the mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand. The government is introducing legislation that would punish so...
05:00 pm -04 - Sat, March 30, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: Airbnb and the hidden cameras
Airbnb has a hidden-camera problemSidney Fussell,The AtlanticAirbnb may be a good alternative to staying in a pricey hotel, but the company is dealing with a hidden camera problem. The Atlantic takes ...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, March 30, 2019
Engadget Ask Engadget: What's the best connected guitar amp?
The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Ch...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, March 30, 2019
Engadget This week in tech history: Three years of Oculus figuring out VR
At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. ...
12:30 pm -04 - Sat, March 30, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: AirPower is out and Genesis Mini is in
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! The Sega Genesis and iPad Mini are back, AirPower is out and Valve has a lot of news to share. If you need to catch up on everything Apple...
09:07 am -04 - Sat, March 30, 2019
Engadget Valve freezes updates on 'Artifact' to face 'deep-rooted' issues
Last year Valve launched a Dota 2 card game spin-off that took aim Hearthstone and Gwent, but according to the team, Artifact hasn't lived up to anyone's expectations. In a blog post, Valve ...
05:26 am -04 - Sat, March 30, 2019
Engadget Sega Genesis Mini will launch on September 19th with 40 games
Last year Sega showed off its own miniaturized retro console to join Nintendo and Sony, but unfortunately it was delayed. Now the company announced during this year's Sega Fest that the Genesis M...
01:15 am -04 - Sat, March 30, 2019
Engadget DC Universe offers access to DC's full library of digital comics
You'd have thought that DC Universe would provide full access to every DC comic, but not so -- even after an expansion, you've had to sift through a "curated" selection. Your opti...
12:36 am -04 - Sat, March 30, 2019
Engadget ESPN's college esports show debuts tonight at 9 PM ET
The line between esports and other competitions continues to blur, and the latest sign is a new show from ESPN that's about to air. College Esports Championship: Countdown will run every week, st...
11:48 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Valve's 'Index' VR headset is coming in May
While Valve worked closely for years with HTC on Vive VR hardware, it's about to introduce a virtual reality headset of its own. A teaser page on the Steam website shows off this image of the Ind...
09:57 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Facebook COO says it's 'exploring' restrictions on who can go live
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg took to the Instagram blog this evening saying "We have heard feedback that we must do more &ndash; and we agree." Despite the lack of credibility big tech c...
09:09 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Google Store lists unannounced 'Nest Hub Max' 10-inch smart display
In case you were wondering what's next in smart displays and hubs, the Google Store may have revealed the answer. As Android Police points out, a (now-removed) interactive graphic on the store�...
08:14 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget 'Call of Duty' swatter to serve 20 years in prison
Tyler Barriss was sentenced to 20 years in prison by a US district court judge today for placing fake 911 calls, including a swatting incident in 2017 that resulted in the death of a man in Wichita, K...
07:25 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Apple cancels AirPower after more than a year of delays
It's been well over a year since Apple first announced AirPower, a wireless charging mat that would power up an iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods (with a wireless case) all at the same time. At the...
06:45 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Amazon is reportedly working on a news app for Fire TV
It sounds like Amazon is working on a video news app for its Fire TV. Reportedly, the company has been approaching news organizations to negotiate distribution deals. People from those companies told ...
06:43 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Facebook will only stream six MLB games this season
Facebook will broadcast live Major League Baseball games once again this season. However, it will offer far fewer games than last year. Under the latest one-year deal, Facebook will stream six non-exc...
06:30 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Apple iPad mini review (2019): Still the best small tablet
When Apple announced the first iPad mini in 2012, the tablet's purpose was clear: it squeezed just about everything that made the regular iPad such a pleasure to use into a smaller, cheaper packa...
05:47 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Sega will still release 'Judgment' worldwide despite actor's arrest
Sega isn't stopping the international release of Judgment despite halting Japanese sales over a voice actor's arrest for cocaine use. The company has confirmed that Ryu Ga Gotoku's PS4...
05:45 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Sony may cut half of its smartphone division by 2020
Sony is reportedly getting ready to pull up some of its stakes in the smartphone business. According to Nikkei Asian Review, the major tech manufacturer is planning to cut up to half of its smartphone...
05:43 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Netflix's 'The Silence' looks a lot like 'A Quiet Place'
Before you watch The Silence trailer Netflix just released, we'll tell you that the plot looks strikingly similar to A Quiet Place. In both, the world is under attack from creatures who hunt prey...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget After Christchurch, we need more than digital-security theater
Just after the Christchurch shooting I came across an article explaining how to make your Twitter, Facebook and YouTube accounts block violent videos.How-tos like this are depressingly necessary, beca...
04:23 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Apple to shut down Texture on May 28th now that News exists
You knew Texture wasn't long for this world once Apple News+ arrived -- and sure enough, the end is in sight. Texture has warned subscribers that its all-you-can-read magazine service will end o...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget The best home printers
By Ben KeoughThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission...
03:22 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Sinema offers more details on why it has been terminating accounts
A few weeks after Sinemia users reported their accounts were wrongfully terminated, the company is offering more details. Sinemia is sticking to its explanation that accounts were closed due to fraudu...
03:22 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Sinemia offers more details on why it has been terminating accounts
A few weeks after Sinemia users reported their accounts were wrongfully terminated, the company is offering more details. Sinemia is sticking to its explanation that accounts were closed due to fraudu...
03:12 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Google Photos makes it easier to take clear pictures of receipts
Google is making it easier to capture clear photographs of receipts and other documents. Following on from the AI-powered suggested actions feature unveiled out last year, which automatically brighten...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Saying goodbye to Telltale's 'The Walking Dead'
It's been a long journey, but we're finally here: the last episode in Telltale's Walking Dead video game series. When the studio folded in September last year, we weren't sure if C...
02:41 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Verizon's free spam filter and anti-robocall tool are live
Verizon (which owns Engadget's parent company, Verizon Media) has opened access to a free version of its spam filter and is rolling out its anti-robocall tech. The Call Filter app detects and fil...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Lenovo Smart Tab review: A hybrid smart display that lives up to the hype
Tablets often go unused, and when you do want to play with it, it's probably dead because you forgot to charge it. At least, that's what happens to me. Lenovo, however, has come up with a po...
02:13 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Huawei proves people are still buying new smartphones
The US-led Huawei backlash isn't hurting the company's bottom line. Buoyed by strong smartphone sales in its native China, the electronics manufacturer reported a 19.5 percent increase in 20...
01:54 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Instagram finally tests a fast-forward feature for videos
In a move so overdue you're probably checking the date stamp on this article, Instagram could finally be about to launch a seek bar on videos posted on users' feeds. The feature, discovered ...
01:43 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget SoundCloud puts music writers in charge of its new playlists
The streaming era is producing its own music stars and SoundCloud is tapping the industry's tastemakers to help you discover them. Putting its financial woes aside for a minute, the service is do...
01:21 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Sony will reboot its Crackle streaming service by taking a back seat
Sony found the partner it was looking for to give Crackle, its ad-supported streaming service, a much-needed boost: Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (CSS Entertainment). The partners are relaun...
01:07 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget The Huawei P30 Pros cameras are miraculous
Huawei wants to establish a new smartphone imaging frontier (again) with the P30 Pro, and it looks like it's succeeding. With up to 10X zoom, a wide-angle lens, a similarly killer night-shooting ...
12:35 pm -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Canon takes on Fujifilm's Instax with its IVY instant cameras
Canon is going up against Fujifilm with its first instant cameras, the IVY CLIQ and CLIQ+. You can save digital photos or load them up with 10 sheets of Zinc paper and print in 2x2- or 2x3-inch format...
11:50 am -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Leaked emails show Facebook is still struggling to tackle hate speech
On the same day that Facebook announced it was banning white nationalism from its platforms, journalists obtained a lengthy email chain involving Instagram's content moderators, highlighting thei...
11:15 am -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Oppo's next phone has a wedge-shaped pop-up camera
Manufacturers have been coming up with creative ways to design bezel-free phones since the iPhone X arrived. After a parade of one notched phone after another, they've started releasing fully bez...
10:40 am -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: This Boston Dynamics robot is ready to work
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Happy Friday! We've got robots handing boxes, a new car with a mindful mode and Spotify is trying to get you to pay for two accounts instead of sharing with y...
09:55 am -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Indie game 'Hyper Light Drifter' is becoming an animated series
You'll be able to enjoy the indie action RPG Hyper Light Drifter without having to play through the notoriously difficult game once its animated adaptation arrives. And if you're already a f...
08:17 am -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget HDHomeRun's TV service for cord-cutters is shutting down
It's only been a few months since HDHomeRun launched its $35 per month Premium TV service, but now the company has emailed customers to announce it's shutting down. Cord Cutters News posted ...
06:34 am -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget NASA proves its space helicopter can fly on Mars
The scientists working on NASA's Mars helicopter project are done building the actual 4-pound vehicle that's blasting off to the red planet with the Mars 2020 rover. But they can't just...
03:54 am -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Facebook expands Ad Library and tightens ad rules ahead of EU elections
In an effort to prevent foreign interference yet again, Facebook is rolling out more stringent advertising rules in the EU ahead of the European Parliamentary elections. Similar to previous election r...
03:20 am -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Now Amazon's Twitch Prime comes with a year of Switch Online
Amazon keeps tweaking the benefits of its Twitch Prime package for Prime customers with moves like adding free games and taking away ad-free streams. The latest change will be particular appealing to ...
12:08 am -04 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Engadget Amazon will let companies create Alexa apps for their employees
Amazon is now letting companies create voice skills for use in the office with the launch of Alexa for Business. Members can use one of dozens of blueprints to create their own voice-activated command...
10:29 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget Apple opens a beta test for its new TV app and subscriptions
Apple News+ arrived last week with iOS 12.2, and now you can get an early taste of the updated Apple TV app through the official beta program. The redesigned app touted by Apple during its event earli...
09:31 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget Boston Dynamics' new Handle robot heads to the warehouse
When we first met Handle the wheeled robot was hopping and jumping to show off its agility, but a new demo video from Boston Dynamics is much more practical. In this one, larger Handle units work auto...
08:52 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget Google, Cuba deal could bring faster internet to the island
Today, Google signed a memorandum with Cuba's telecom monopoly ETECSA to create a cost-free connection between the two networks. Doing so will boost Cuba's internet speeds, but this peering ...
07:39 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget Gearbox officially announces 'Borderlands 3'
After several teasers over the last few weeks, Gearbox Software officially revealed Borderlands 3 at Pax East. The first trailer reveals the long-awaited sequel will include over a billion guns (inclu...
07:06 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget Sling TV adds MLB Network just in time for Opening Day
Baseball fans can now watch MLB games on Sling TV, just as the new season gets underway. Sling TV announced on Thursday the addition of two new channels exclusively for baseball; MLB Network and MLB S...
06:46 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget Gmail finally offers customizable swipe actions on iOS
It took the better part of a year, but Gmail's customizable swipe actions have finally reached the iOS crowd. Google is updating Gmail for iOS to let you personalize what happens when you swipe r...
06:40 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget Epix Now streaming service expands to Roku and Amazon Fire TV
Last month, the MGM network Epix launched a standalone video streaming service called Epix Now. Initially, it was available on Apple TV, Android and iOS. But as of today, it's also available on R...
06:30 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $30 on a Yeti from Blue Microphones
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...
05:49 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget eBay uses AI to help you shop for similar-looking items
When you're shopping, you probably have a general look in mind. But how do you describe that to a shopping site? eBay might have an answer: have AI figure it out. It's implementing a feature...
05:12 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget Family Tree DNA offers to trade privacy to catch criminals
The at-home DNA testing company Family Tree DNA is asking customers to share their genetic data to help law enforcement solve crimes. A video featuring Ed Smart, the father of kidnapping victim Elizab...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget Twitter adds a true dark mode to its iOS app
While Twitter has had a night mode on mobile since 2016, the feature's been missing something essential: a black color scheme. Up until today, Twitter's Dark Mode was just a blue-and-gray us...
04:28 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget FTC fines Office Depot $25 million for bogus virus scans
Office Depot agreed this week to pay a $25 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission for allegedly lying to customers in order to get them to pay for tech support. The retailer offered cons...
04:23 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget 'Dreams' early access begins April 16th on PS4
If you've been patiently waiting for Media Molecule's Dreams, you'll be happy to learn that early access begins April 16th. You'll be able to buy the PS4 crafting tool and LittleBi...
04:18 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget LG G8 ThinQ will be available in the US April 11th
If you're more interested in LG's unabashedly weird G8 ThinQ than the relatively safe Galaxy S10, you're in luck. LG has announced that the G8 will arrive on April 11th, with pre-order...
03:50 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget YouTube TV is now available in every US TV market
YouTube TV is now available in every US TV market after it arrived in Glendive, Montana, the last one YouTube needed to finish the rollout. It had just a few markets to add after a broad expansion in ...
03:30 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget (Almost) everything you wanted to know about the Apple Card
With its latest product, Apple wants your money. But it also wants to be your personal finance coach. The company is pitching the Apple Card as a way to "help customers lead a healthier financial...
03:13 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget Twitter may label notable tweets that violate its terms
Twitter is considering a label for tweets that violate its rules but believes should remain on the platform because they're in the public interest. Twitter's head of legal, policy and trust ...
03:03 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget Land Rovers Evoque hides off-road tech behind a luxury SUV
The Range Rover line of vehicles commands a premium price. The British automaker is known for luxurious SUVs that are able to navigate the toughest terrain. That well-earned reputation includes all it...
02:57 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget UK report details new and existing Huawei security issues
The US has been vocal about its qualms with Chinese tech giant Huawei -- going as far as to charge it with a laundry list of crimes, from stealing trade secrets to wire fraud. But European governments...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget 'Warcraft' and 'Warcraft 2' are now available on GOG.com
Blizzard just re-released Warcraft: Orcs &amp; Humans and Warcraft 2 through online gaming marketplace GOG.com. First released in the mid-nineties, the pair of real-time strategy games are now ava...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget Fight for your world and your heritage in 'Falcon Age'
Falconry is among humanity's oldest hunting techniques with evidence of the practice dating as far back as 2,000 BCE. It's listed as part of UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage of Hum...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget 'Five Nights at Freddy's' is even more creepy in VR
Fans of the venerable horror puzzler Five Nights at Freddy's will have something to scream about as the latest iteration of the series arrives on VR headsets at the end of April. I got to play th...
01:45 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget US government charges Facebook with housing discrimination
The Department of Housing and Urban Development has charged Facebook with violating the Fair Housing Act. It says the company encouraged, enabled and caused housing discrimination through ad targeting...
01:21 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget 'The Elder Scrolls: Blades' hits iOS and Android in early access
Originally set for last fall, Bethesda's Elder Scrolls: Blades mobile game is finally playable in early access on iOS and Android. Bethesda says it's sending out email invites in "waves...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget Hydrow could be the Peloton of rowing machines
I would like to get in my time machine and explain to my college crew teammates what I'm looking at. It appears to be an ergometer (that's a fancy word for "rowing machine"), excep...
12:40 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget The successor to the Pixelbook might not be Google-made after all
A device codenamed "Atlas" has long been rumored as the Pixelbook's successor, especially since (as 9to5Google noted) it's being built by the same manufacturer. But if these recent...
12:22 pm -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget TomTom's new GPS uses IFTTT to interact with your smart home
TomTom is mostly focusing on driverless navigation after stepping away from wearables and action cams. However, it still makes consumer GPS units, and to keep up with smartphones, has unveiled the Tom...
11:45 am -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget Spotify is testing a cheaper Premium subscription for two people
Spotify is testing a discounted subscription for two in the hopes of curbing password sharing. Premium Duo gives you and a person you live with individual Premium accounts for &euro;12.49 ($14) pe...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Apple's keyboard apology and Samsung folding
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Samsung's bending its new phone to prove a point, the retro-game wave has finally revisited the Sega Genesis and Apple isn't doing anything (yet) about M...
09:45 am -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget Lyft hopes free banking and cheap repairs will lure drivers away from Uber
Lyft has introduced free banking and deeply discounted repair services for drivers, perhaps in an effort to persuade the best of them to choose its company over Uber's. The ride-hailing service h...
08:50 am -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget Sony chairman and former CEO Kaz Hirai is retiring
Chairman Kazuo Hirai, who guided Sony through some difficult times over the last five years, has announced his retirement from the company. "Kaz" was appointed CEO and president of Sony back...
08:18 am -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget 2020 Ford Explorer activates 'mindful mode' for relaxed driving
Ford is giving future 2020 Explorer owners the option to KonMari their vehicle's digital instrument cluster if they want to. Taking into account the number of screens people stare at and the huge...
06:31 am -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget Elon Musk email to Tesla employees tries to explain store closures
After Tesla's sudden about-face on plans to close stores and go all-in with online car sales, Elon Musk emailed employees to explain the situation. Electrek obtained copies of the message and Bus...
04:56 am -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget New Apple Watch OS arrives with ECG app for Europe and HK
Apple has started rolling out watchOS 5.2 to all users, but it's a bigger update for those in Hong Kong and 19 European countries than everyone else. The device's ECG app and irregular heart...
01:37 am -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget The Air Force is exploring AI-powered autonomous drones
The Air Force wants to see if AI-powered autonomous drones can help human pilots better perform their mission. In a press release, the Air Force said it was seeking input from the tech industry in a n...
12:16 am -04 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Engadget Lab-grown blood vessels could make dialysis easier
Dialysis, a common treatment for kidney disease, is far from pleasant, and companies and researchers are constantly working to improve the process. Now, researchers from Humacyte Inc., Duke University...
10:46 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Boeing explains its 737 Max software update
Boeing has detailed its promised software update for 737 Max jets, and it largely matches up with the rumored safety improvements that could reduce the likelihood of a crash. The anti-stall Maneuveri...
09:52 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Gearbox teases 'Borderlands 3' with a cryptic trailer
The official unveiling for Borderlands 3 is a mere day away as we write this, but that isn't stopping Gearbox from trying to further whet your appetite. The studio has posted a "Mask of May...
09:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Serato Studio helps simplify the path to music production
It's a safe assumption that most DJs have the itch to create some music of their own. Obviously many of them do, but for some, the expense of new gear or the learning curve involved with the soft...
08:28 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Researchers find 36 security flaws in LTE
Security experts aren't done poking holes in LTE's armor -- not by a long shot. South Korean researchers have found 36 vulnerabilities in LTE that enable a range of attacks, some more sinis...
07:29 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget FTC shuts down four major robocall operations
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced today that it shut down four separate robocall operations responsible for placing billions of illegal robocalls. The four organizations responsible for ...
07:25 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Watch Samsung bend the Galaxy Fold hundreds of times
Samsung is attempting to put to rest doubts over the Samsung Galaxy Fold's durability by revealing how each device is tested. The company released a video on Wednesday that shows its devices unde...
07:20 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Turing Award winners include AI giants from Facebook and Google
The Turing Award has recognized some of the biggest names in AI and computing over the years, and the latest winners are particularly heavy hitters. The three prize recipients for 2018 are Google VP G...
07:16 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget 'Dance Central' arrives on Oculus this spring
You might have felt like you had cutting-edge moves when you boogied through Dance Central -- thanks to the Kinect -- on Xbox 360, or when you downloaded it on your Kinect-less Xbox One. But soon, you...
07:11 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget AT&T stores will carry Magic Leap's AR headset starting April 1st
There are a number of challenges you face if you're interested in a Magic Leap One headset, not the least of which is trying it. Are you really going to drop $2,295 sight unseen, even if you'...
06:28 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget FarmWise and Roush are making autonomous vegetable weeders
Silicon Valley startup FarmWise Labs announced today that it is teaming up with Michigan-based manufacturing and automotive company Roush to create autonomous vegetable weeders. The companies will wor...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget The Analogue Mega SG wins the retro gaming console war
There's never been a better time to be a retro video game enthusiast. Playing old video games on modern screens used to require elaborate cabling and detailed electronics knowledge, or you would ...
05:35 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Electric seaplanes could soon ferry passengers in the Pacific Northwest
NASA, Boeing and Uber have each announced plans for electric and hybrid passenger aircraft, but a smaller aviation company might beat them to the punch. Yesterday, Harbour Airlines announced that it w...
05:09 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Facebook and Instagram are banning white nationalism and separatism
Facebook is banning white nationalism and separatism material from its platform and Instagram as of next week, following a prior ban on white supremacy. It will prohibit praise, support and representa...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Twitch is letting streamers broadcast together in the same window
Multi-view streaming has already invaded the live sports arena, but it's always made sense for multiplayer gaming. Enter Twitch, which is today debuting its Squad Stream feature that lets up to f...
04:40 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Apple acknowledges keyboard problems with recent MacBooks
It's public knowledge that Apple added silicone membranes to its third-generation MacBook keyboards to prevent debris from getting in, but how well does that work, really? Not necessarily as muc...
04:19 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Infinity is the latest attempt at a movie ticket subscription
Infinity, a new movie ticket subscription service with options for singles, couples, and families, is expected to launch this fall. Similar to Sinemia and MoviePass, Infinity can be used at any partic...
03:53 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Jaguar Land Rover thinks its cars can stop diseases from spreading
Tesla's Bioweapon Defense Mode might have nothing on what Jaguar Land Rover does to fight pathogens. The British automaker is exploring the use of ultraviolet light to kill bacteria, viruses and ...
03:34 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Microsoft mercifully puts an end to April Fools' Day gags
Do you hate tech companies' forced attempts at humor on April Fools' Day? So does Microsoft. The Verge has learned that company marketing chief Chris Capossela told employees not to indulg...
03:06 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Grindr may be sold by its Chinese owner due to US national security risk
Apparently, the US government views Grindr as a threat to national security. According to Reuters, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) informed the Chinese gaming company ...
02:51 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Co-op shooter 'Wolfenstein: Youngblood' arrives July 26th
Bethesda has been mostly tight-lipped about Wolfenstein: Youngblood since unveiling it at E3 last year, but it's not holding back now. The publisher has revealed that its co-op anti-Nazi shooter...
02:02 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Tesla says its Osaka station Powerpack is Asia's largest energy storage system
Tesla has built another Powerpack system in record time, this time at Osaka train station in Japan, where it will be used as emergency backup and to reduce peak energy demand. According to the company...
02:02 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Tesla's Osaka station Powerpack is its largest storage system in Asia
Tesla has built another Powerpack system in record time, this time at Osaka train station in Japan, where it will be used as emergency backup and to reduce peak energy demand. According to the company...
01:46 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget EA is the latest game publisher to make major layoffs
Just months after Activision laid off 8 percent of its workforce, EA is the latest AAA games publisher to announce its own job cuts. The company behind FIFA and recent blockbuster Apex Legends is lett...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget ToeJam & Earl is more Diet Coke than fine wine
When I was young -- and I mean young, around six or seven -- my extended family would get together at my grandmother's house nearly every Sunday. And often on those days, for at least an hour or ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget GameStop gets into esports with 'Performance Center' in Texas
GameStop is getting into esports. The company announced today that it is partnering with esports organization Complexity Gaming to open up the GameStop Performance Center in Frisco, Texas. The 11,000 ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget B&O's limited-edition Beoplay H9i has an aluminum carry case
Bang &amp; Olufsen is teaming up with premium luggage maker Rimowa for a limited-edition version of the Beoplay H9i headphones. There's a focus on aluminum here, as the headphones will have a...
12:39 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Amazon lands Viola Davis' adaptation of Octavia Butler's 'Wild Seed'
Amazon Prime Video is continuing its sci-fi push with Wild Seed, a drama series based on the first of Octavia Butler's Afrofuturist Patternist books. The show will come to Amazon courtesy of Viol...
12:22 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget BBC removes its shows from Google's Podcasts app
If you search for BBC programs on the Google Podcasts app or through Assistant, you might get a handful of results at most -- or none at all -- instead of the dozens you'd usually get in the past...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Avis makes it easier to find a parking spot for your car rental
Driving in an unfamiliar city can be stressful, and finding parking is even worse. Eventually, we'll have autonomous vehicles to deal with that for us, but until then, companies are looking at wa...
11:31 am -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget 'State of Decay 2' update makes surviving the apocalypse even harder
Microsoft has released a steady stream of State of Decay 2 updates to make the horror survival sim less mundane and more like Zombieland. And so the game has overcome a jittery start -- blame bugs and...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Google's new Taiwan campus will focus on hardware
Google is expanding its Taiwan operations, which is already its largest R&amp;D base in Asia after acquiring HTC's Pixel team. The tech giant has announced that it's establishing a new a...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Lamborghini supercomputer
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.This morning, we're mulling over the real problem with mobile gaming and taking a seat behind the wheel of a Hurac&aacute;n for some computer-aided drifti...
08:35 am -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Xbox Game Pass gets its own streaming show to highlight indie games
Following up on Sony's first State of Play stream, Microsoft has added a new video presentation that's focused on indie game developers. The first [email protected] Game Pass is also timely, coming ju...
07:22 am -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Now Google's robotics lab focuses on machine learning
Google didn't completely scrap its robotic dreams after it sold off Boston Dynamics and shuttered the other robotic start-ups it acquired over the past decade. Now, the tech giant has given us a ...
03:56 am -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Angry Birds: Isle of Pigs washes ashore on PlayStation VR
If you're an Angry Birds diehard, you'll be happy to hear that Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs is available on PlayStation VR for $14.99. And Rovio and Resolution Games have added 13 new levels...
02:37 am -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget 'Anthem' patch taps into NVIDIA's AI-powered antialiasing
A patch to Anthem released on Tuesday that will allow for faster performance as well as some added features. The update includes NVIDIA Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS) and NVIDIA Highlights. The g...
01:26 am -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Google streamlines two-step verification with security keys
Google just made it easier to lock down your account if you're a G Suite user. The internet giant is trotting out a series of updates for two-step verification, starting with the interface itsel...
12:18 am -04 - Wed, March 27, 2019
Engadget Disposable delivery drones pass test with US Marines
The US military is testing delivery drones that can transport supplies over long distances and be thrown away after each use. Made of cheap plywood, the bigger version of the two gliders being tested ...
11:13 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget VP Pence wants US astronauts back on the Moon by 2024
Apparently, plans to put US astronauts on the Moon by the late 2020s weren't ambitious enough. Vice President Pence announced at the National Space Council that the US now planned to return peop...
10:43 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Qualcomm, Apple split results of iPhone patent cases
A US trade judge recommended a temporary sales ban on some models of iPhone following a ruling that found Apple infringed upon Qualcomm patents. The judge's decision was not binding and will be r...
09:30 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget FTC will examine privacy policies at major internet providers
Just because American internet providers are facing looser privacy regulations doesn't mean they're avoiding all scrutiny. The Federal Trade Commission has ordered AT&amp;T, Comcast, Go...
08:58 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Google forms an external council to foster 'responsible' AI
Google is joining Facebook, Stanford and other outfits setting up institutions to support ethical AI. The company has created an Advanced Technology External Advisory Council that will shape the "...
08:14 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget UPS launches a drone 'airline' to deliver medical samples
Autonomous delivery drone networks are coming to the US in earnest. UPS and Matternet are launching a drone "airline" that will use the robotic aircraft to carry medical samples between Wak...
07:52 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Google wants to bring local news back to underserved cities
Google and newspaper publishing company McClatchy announced a new partnership that will aim to develop sustainable business models for local news publications. As part of the ongoing Google News Initi...
07:31 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Apple TV needs more than just A-list talent
Apple's 'It's Showtime' event revealed the technology industry's worst-kept secret: the company was building its own TV service. The back half of the event was designed to sho...
07:15 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget 'Moons of Madness' blends Lovecraft with 'Dead Space'
There aren't many great H.P. Lovecraft-inspired games, let alone ones that venture outside of Lovecraft's time period, but Rock Pocket Games and Funcom think can do both at once. They'...
06:53 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Uber's Ride Pass brings discounts to 20 more cities
You don't have to live in Los Angeles, Miami, Denver, Austin or Orlando to lock in discounted Uber rates anymore. The company announced today that it's expanding Ride Pass to another 20 US c...
06:20 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Final Fantasy XV's last DLC hurrah is out today
The story of Final Fantasy XV comes to an untimely end on Tuesday with the release of its first and final DLC, "Episode Ardyn." The game follows Ardyn Lucis Caelum, the mysterious antagonist...
06:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Huawei is working on a series of stylish smart glasses
Alongside the P30 Pro, the P30 and a bunch of accessories, Huawei had a surprise: smart glasses.No, it isn't 2016.The company is working with Korean eyewear (and pop-culture influencer) Gentle Mo...
05:34 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget McDonald's will use AI to automatically tweak drive-thru menus
When you roll up to a McDonald's drive-thru in the near future, you might notice the menu changing while you're ordering to persuade you to buy a few more items. The fast food giant is buyin...
05:12 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget EU passes divisive Article 13 copyright law
In what should be its final vote on the matter, the European Parliament approved its new, highly controversial copyright rules. While the Copyright Directive is meant to empower creatives and news pub...
05:01 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Spotify will personalize some of its biggest playlists for users
Spotify isn't just reserving personalization for obvious playlists like Discover Weekly. The streaming giant is planning to personalize some of its other playlists based on your tastes. You won&#...
04:41 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Facebook pulls 2,632 bogus accounts and pages in latest crackdown
Facebook's war against shady accounts isn't about to slow down. The social site has pulled 2,632 accounts, groups and accounts for conducting "coordinated inauthentic behavior" ac...
04:08 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Apple News app kept crashing after iOS 12.2 update
The rollout of Apple News+ has not gone as planned for Apple. While the new subscription news service is supposed to be available in the Apple News app following the update to iOS 12.2, a number of us...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Google's AMP tech makes Gmail more interactive
Google is finally ready to bring its fast-loading AMP tech to Gmail after more than a year of testing. Now widely available on the web, "dynamic email" (as Google calls it) gives you web-ba...
03:41 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Adam Scott and Kumail Nanjiani will kick off 'Twilight Zone' next week
We're less than a week away from the premiere of Jordan Peele's Twilight Zone reboot, and we're starting to get a sense of how the series will start -- thanks to two eerie trailers rele...
03:23 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Uber is acquiring Middle Eastern rival Careem for $3.1 billion
Uber has confirmed it's acquiring its main rival in the Middle East, Careem, for $3.1 billion. The deal is the region's largest ever tech transaction, outside of Israel, according to the Ass...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget 'Trover Saves the Universe' is even more bonkers than I'd hoped
The inside of Justin Roiland's head is a magical, mysterious place filled with wondrously quirky, foul-mouthed, morally ambiguous characters. And so, too, is Trover Saves the Universe, the latest...
02:45 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Apple News has issues, but it's a great deal for casual readers
Yesterday, Apple unveiled Apple News+, an all-you-can-eat subscription service that offers access to over 300 different magazines and periodicals, including newspapers like the Wall Street Journal and...
02:29 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Samsung's new soundbars detect what's on screen to optimize output
Samsung has announced its new soundbar lineup: the Q series, optimized for -- you guessed it -- the company's QLED TVs. The HW-Q70R and HW-Q60R are the latest offerings from Samsung's ongoin...
02:20 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget macOS update adds support for Apple's News subscription service
Apple may have left Mac users wondering where their update was after iOS 12.2 arrived, but it didn't leave them waiting for long. The company has released macOS Mojave 10.14.4, where the centerp...
02:12 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Spotify eyes more original podcasts with Parcast acquisition
Spotify promised more acquisitions after powering its way into the world of podcasts with its one-two buyouts of Gimlet and Anchor in February, which came on the back of its first-ever operating profi...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Lamborghinis latest Huracn is a supercar with a supercomputer
Over the past few decades, technology has made vehicles safer and easier to drive. Anti-lock brakes, traction control, torque vectoring and other bits of tech keep cars on the road instead of flying i...
01:45 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget ASUS releases fix for ShadowHammer malware attack
ASUS may have inadvertently pushed malware to some of its computers through its update tool, but it at least has has a fix ready to go. The PC maker has released a new version of its Live Update soft...
01:35 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Huawei's new wireless headphones plug into your phone to charge
Huawei loves to throw in a peripheral to bolster its big phone launches and in Paris, it's time for the FreeLaces to make an appearance. While it sounds more like the latest Flyknit creation from...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Huawei P30 Pro hands-on: Another bid for smartphone camera glory
Since it first partnered with Leica on the P9, Huawei has focused on delivering unique cameras on its flagships. With the P30 and P30 Pro, the company continues that tradition by serving up a four-cam...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Dropbox brings its simple mobile search to the desktop
Dropbox has given its search function for desktop a much-needed boost by making it more like its mobile app counterpart. Now, when you tap on the little Dropbox icon sitting on Windows' system tr...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Firefox Lockbox provides access to your passwords on Android
Mozilla's Firefox Lockbox has been helping iOS users keep tabs on their many passwords for a while, and now it's making that tool available on Android. Like its iOS counterpart, the app hel...
12:20 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Gollum is the star of Daedalic's new 'Lord of the Rings' game
The Lord of the Rings universe just keeps on expanding. Even though the original blockbuster trilogy finished up 16 years ago, and the subsequent Hobbit films sort of bombed, entertainment giants thin...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget The UKs porn license plan remains a mess
It's April in the UK, and you'd quite like to enjoy some online adult content. But before you can, you need to walk to your nearest retailer. You shuffle, hesitantly, toward the cashier, min...
11:44 am -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Sony has sold 4.2 million PlayStation VR headsets
Sony is celebrating a major milestone: it has already sold over 4.2 million PlayStation VR systems as of March 3rd, 2019, less than three years after it started selling the device. Not shipped to reta...
11:30 am -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: All of Apple's subscriptions ()
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Apple's big event is over, and we have all the news to recap. If you need a shortcut just look right here. Beyond Apple and its new titanium credit card, rumo...
11:15 am -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Razer says software, not hardware, is holding back mobile gaming
In between launching a range of outlandish pink products and affordable accessories so far this year, Razer made the surprising move of abandoning its online game store and mobile team. The latter, in...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Garmin gives its Vivomove smartwatch more style with four new colors
It's been a long time since smartwatch wearers had to settle for boxy lumps of plastic around their wrists. Now manufacturers are able to cram these wearables full of features, style is firmly ba...
10:35 am -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy A70 has a huge display and 32-megapixel selfie camera
Samsung has launched its biggest A-series phone ever, and it has a pretty impressive camera setup, too. The Galaxy A70 packs a 6.7-inch Super AMOLED 20:9 1,080 x 2,400 display with an "Infinity-U...
09:50 am -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget HTC Streamlink turns VR headsets into big screens for console gaming
One surprise announcement coming out of today's Vive Ecosystem Conference in Shenzhen is HTC's Streamlink, an in-house VR app that lets your PC-powered or standalone Vive headset -- like the...
09:20 am -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget An ill-fitting spacesuit cancels NASA's first all-female spacewalk
A historic spacewalk was scheduled to occur this week, with only women operating outside the ISS for the first time ever. News of the event was revealed earlier this month when a flight controller twe...
07:28 am -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Sony's premium RX0 II action cam has a flip-up screen and eye AF
Sony has announced a follow-up to its tiny rugged camera from 2017, the RX0, and it's just as tough and handy. The RX0 II has a 15.3-megapixel sensor and a Zeiss Tessar T 24mm F4 fixed wide-angle...
05:34 am -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget Samsung's earnings warning shows the impact of slower iPhone sales
Samsung usually publishes an earnings guidance so investors know what to expect when its full earnings come in. Now, the tech giant has pre-empted its guidance with a warning in what Reuters says is a...
04:58 am -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget What's on TV: 'Aquaman,' 'Broad City' and two 'Walking Dead' finales
This week The Walking Dead TV show airs its season finale, at nearly the same time the Telltale game series comes to an end. That's along with the series finale of Broad City, and the NCAA Men�...
03:09 am -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget IKEA offers a peek at its Sonos-based speaker
IKEA isn't officially unveiling its first Sonos-powered speaker until April, but that isn't stopping the furniture store from offering a look in the meantime. As you can see here, the SYMFO...
02:14 am -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget NBAs Magic Leap app lets you watch basketball in augmented reality
Basketball fans can now experience the game in augmented reality. The NBA now has a mixed-reality app for the Magic Leap One headset that will allow for a wide range of immersive features. Fans with t...
01:00 am -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget HTC's work-oriented Vive Focus Plus headset arrives mid-April for $799
If you're eager to don HTC's professional Vive Focus Plus headset, you won't have much longer to wait... although you will pay a hefty sum for the privilege. The company has announced t...
12:13 am -04 - Tue, March 26, 2019
Engadget 'Doom Eternal' and other Bethesda games are coming to Steam
The rise of proprietary game launchers appears to be getting worse, but there's at least one company headed in the opposite direction. Bethesda has announced that its upcoming games will be avai...
11:23 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget The old 1080p Apple TV box is now 'Apple TV HD'
After today's event, Apple changed the name of its fourth-generation Apple TV to Apple TV HD. The 1080p device, first introduced in 2015, is still priced at $149 and now has a clear title that di...
10:59 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget Beats' answer to the latest AirPods found hiding in iOS code
It didn't take long to learn more about Beats' equivalent to the AirPods. The 9to5Mac team has discovered that iOS 12.2 includes imagery for the Powerbeats Pro, an all-wireless earbud set ai...
10:28 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget 'Iron Man VR' puts you in the suit
During the State of Play event on Monday, PSVR players got their first look at the upcoming Iron Man game from Camouflaj, which is slated for release later this year....
10:06 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget PS4 exclusive 'Concrete Genie' is delayed again, this time to fall 2019
PixelOpus hasn't said much about Concrete Genie since its 2017 reveal and last year's gameplay clip, but the studio is nearly ready to show its hand... hopefully. The PS4 title is now slate...
09:18 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget 'No Man's Sky VR' puts the universe on your headset for free
No Man's Sky studio Hello Games has rolled out a steady stream of updates to take its stargazing simulator from "cautionary indie tale" to "Best Ongoing Game award nominee" in...
08:38 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget All the important stuff from Apple's services event ()
Apple just wrapped up its services event, giving us nearly two hours of news -- well, more like an hour-plus of news and 45 minutes of details on its forthcoming original programming. Still, there...
08:20 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget Watch Sony's PlayStation stream here at 5PM ET/2PM PT
The first episode of Sony's live streaming State of Play event will take place today at 5PM ET/2PM PT. The Nintendo Direct/Inside Xbox-style event will feature game reveals, trailers and gameplay...
07:59 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget Uma Thurman and horrifying heart transplants meet in Netflix's 'Chambers'
Netflix is about to give horror fans another star-studded fix. It's premiering Chambers, a psychological horror series starring Uma Thurman, on April 26th. The series revolves around a heart at...
07:31 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget iOS 12.2 is out now with Apple News support
To enable the fleet of software and service updates Apple is announcing today, the company is readying iOS 12.2 for your iPads and iPhones. It's not a huge, feature-packed update, but there'...
06:57 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget Hackers hijacked update server to install backdoors on ASUS machines
For nearly half a year, computer maker ASUS was unwittingly pushing malware that gave hackers backdoor access to thousands of computers, according to Kaspersky Lab. Hackers managed to compromise one o...
06:28 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget 'Beneath a Steel Sky' finally has a sequel and it's coming to Apple Arcade
One of the most iconic cyberpunk games of the '90s and early-2000s, a point-and-click adventure called Beneath a Steel Sky, is finally getting a follow-up. Beyond a Steel Sky will hit Apple Arcad...
06:10 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget Apple TV subscribers can expect ad-free original shows and movies this fall
On stage at today's "show time" event, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced Apple TV+, an ad-free subscription home for the company's new push into original content. With the Apple TV app ...
06:06 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget Apple's redesigned TV app is coming to smart TVs and Macs
Apple has redesigned its TV app to make it easy to watch its new Channels, and it's also coming to Mac and smart TVs soon.Developing......
06:02 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget Apple TV Channels is an a la carte way to watch your favorite networks
Apple's streaming video service is actually all about the media friends its made so far. With Apple TV Channels, it's created a way for you to pick and choose your favorite networks and watc...
05:48 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget Apple Arcade is a game subscription service for iOS, Mac and Apple TV
As part of its big push into subscription services today, Apple just announced Apple Arcade. From the sound of things, it's going to be a "Netflix for games" that lets users pay a month...
05:46 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget Apple Pay for public transit coming to the US later this year
Apple announced today that Apple Pay will be coming to mass transit systems in major US cities later this year. Portland, Chicago and New York City will be the first to support the payment service, wh...
05:37 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget Apple News includes 'LA Times' and 'Wall Street Journal' subscriptions
At its streaming service event in Cupertino on Monday, Apple announced that in addition to more than 300 magazine titles (including TechCrunch) as part of its newly revealed News+ app, the company wil...
05:33 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget Apple is launching a credit card
The rumors were true -- Apple is releasing its own credit card. Apple Card promises to make the most of the company's privacy, simplicity and (of course) integration with your iPhone. You can sig...
05:16 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget Apple News is an all-you-can-eat magazine subscription
Though much of the hype around Apple's March 2019 event centers around streaming video, the company took the opportunity to introduce yet another service: magazine subscriptions. Called Apple New...
04:45 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget Live from Apple's streaming service event!
Today something rare is happening: an Apple keynote with possibly zero hardware news. The company recently sent out invitations for a March 25th press event with the words "It's show time&qu...
04:37 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget You can soon order Domino's pizza from your car's touchscreen
Domino's is continuing its quest to let you order pizza through every device imaginable. It's partnering with Xevo on an app that can order pies through your car's infotainment system,...
04:14 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget Philadelphia Fusion will open the first esports arena in the US
The Overwatch League's Philadelphia Fusion will build a $50 million esports arena to host its matches and is expected to be playing in the new building by early 2021. The 3,500 seat arena will be...
03:23 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget Telegram users can delete any message in their private chat history
Telegram's ability to unsend messages is no longer a novelty among chat apps, but it's now taking that feature well beyond what you'd get from others. An update to the service lets you...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget Xiaomi Mi 9 review: A worthy OnePlus rival
I can't spend $1,000 on a smartphone. I just can't. I've walked into countless phone stores, credit card in hand, with every intention of buying the latest flagship. I walk up to the de...
01:39 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget NBC shot an entire episode of the 'Tonight Show' with the Galaxy S10
Samsung is no stranger to using TV events as sales pitches for its smartphones, but now it's taking over an entire TV show. Variety has learned that the March 25th episode of NBC's Tonight ...
01:19 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget YouTube is reportedly canceling its big-budget originals
As Apple and Amazon dig deeper into their bottomless pockets for more video streaming content, one tech giant is stepping away from originals. YouTube's premium programming strategy is all but ov...
01:19 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget YouTube is reportedly canceling its big-budget originals (updated)
As Apple and Amazon dig deeper into their bottomless pockets for more video streaming content, one tech giant is reportedly stepping away from expensive originals. According to Bloomberg, YouTube has ...
01:19 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget YouTube cancels two originals but says it'll keep making premium content (update)
As streaming giants dig deeper into their pockets for more video content, some projects often fall by the wayside. Following a report by Bloomberg, YouTube has confirmed it has canceled two of its hig...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget How to watch Apple's streaming service launch event
With its hardware announcements out of the way, the stage is set for Apple's main event. Today is all about Apple's shift to services: video streaming, news and gaming subscriptions, and may...
11:03 am -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Tesla's Autopilot might be generous letting cars into your lane
Hey, good morning!Yes, Apple's new video-streaming service is set to be unveiled later today -- we'll be reporting from the frontlines in San Francisco at 10am PT/1pm ET. Meanwhile, you migh...
08:50 am -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget Nintendo could launch two new Switch consoles this year
Nintendo might launch two new Switches as early as this summer, reports the WSJ. As previously rumored, one would likely be a smaller and cheaper model with a focus on portability. However, Nintendo m...
07:37 am -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget Faraday Future gets another lifeline to build EVs in China
Electric vehicle startup Faraday Future, which has been on life support for the past couple of years, has received a surprise cash injection from a mobile gaming company called The9 Limited. The9 will...
05:00 am -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget Arlo's 4K wireless security camera is rolling out worldwide
Arlo's 4K wireless security camera will finally be available worldwide and will also be easier to find in the US starting this week. The company originally released the security cam in the countr...
03:29 am -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget China says it cloned a police dog to speed up training
It can be costly and time-consuming to train police dogs when each candidate might have different skills and personalities. China's solution? Make copies of the best-performing dogs. The state...
02:10 am -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget WhatsApp test highlights frequently forwarded messages to curb fake news
WhatsApp is experimenting with yet more tools to help fight the spread of fake news. A new beta for Android labels messages you send as "frequently forwarded" if they've been shared fiv...
12:35 am -04 - Mon, March 25, 2019
Engadget Google Maps lets some users create public events
You might soon have an easy way to let Google Maps users know when you're hosting a big get-together. Android Police has discovered that Google is quietly giving at least some Android users the...
11:53 pm -04 - Sun, March 24, 2019
Engadget NASA, ESA will study how artificial gravity can keep astronauts healthy
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have to exercise and alter their diet to endure extended stays in microgravity, but NASA and the ESA hope to find a better way. They're about to...
10:24 pm -04 - Sun, March 24, 2019
Engadget FAA 'tentatively' approves software fix for 737 Max jets
Boeing may be close to delivering its fix for the 737 Max's anti-stall system and preventing future tragedies. The Wall Street Journal has learned through documents and sources that the FAA has ...
09:00 pm -04 - Sun, March 24, 2019
Engadget How to turn a Raspberry Pi into a game console
By Thorin KlosowskiThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate comm...
08:00 pm -04 - Sun, March 24, 2019
Engadget 'Cannonball' pulsar points to the supernova that formed it
Astronomers have clocked a spinning star at 2.5 million MPH and grabbed an image that leaves no doubt where it came from. Using NASA's Fermi Telescope and the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA...
06:27 pm -04 - Sun, March 24, 2019
Engadget Apple video service may charge $10 each for HBO, Showtime and Starz
Apple's video service event is just hours away, but there are still a few rumors making the rounds -- including, apparently, pricing. Wall Street Journal contacts claim Apple has been negotiatin...
04:58 pm -04 - Sun, March 24, 2019
Engadget Uber is expected to buy its Middle Eastern rival Careem
After years of backing out of major international markets, Uber appears ready to go on the offensive. Sources talking to Bloomberg claim the ridesharing firm is poised to buy Careem, its chief compet...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, March 24, 2019
Engadget After Math: To all the games we loved before
Now that GDC 2019 has wrapped, it's time to take a quick look back at all the week's gaming news you might have missed....
01:24 pm -04 - Sun, March 24, 2019
Engadget Tesla's Autopilot makes room for cars entering your lane
Tesla's Autopilot system can ease some of the burden of driving, but it's not always polite (just ask anyone who's been cut off). Now, however, it appears to be learning some added man...
01:24 pm -04 - Sun, March 24, 2019
Engadget Tesla's Autopilot may make room for cars entering your lane
Tesla's Autopilot system can ease some of the burden of driving, but it's not always polite (just ask anyone who's been cut off). Now, however, it appears to be learning some added mann...
08:26 am -04 - Sun, March 24, 2019
Engadget Family tracking app leaked real-time location data for weeks
Family tracking apps can be very helpful if you're worried about your kids or spouse, but they can be nightmarish if that data falls into the wrong hands. Security researcher Sanyam Jain has rev...
03:27 am -04 - Sun, March 24, 2019
Engadget 'Overwatch' endorsements reduced toxic behavior by 40 percent
Blizzard has been waging a war against toxic players for a while, but how is it faring, exactly? Quite well, it seems. The company's Natasha Miller has revealed that the number of matches with ...
02:09 am -04 - Sun, March 24, 2019
Engadget Honda's big EV push now includes dirt bikes and scooters
Honda has shown an affinity for electric cars as of late, but what about the motorcycle crowd? Don't worry, you'll get your fix soon. The automaker has unveiled prototypes for both the CR ...
12:38 am -04 - Sun, March 24, 2019
Engadget Updated 'Battlefield V' roadmap teases Pacific theater combat
Now that Battlefield V's long-promised battle royale mode is nearly here, how else are DICE and EA going to keep you interested? By moving the action halfway around the world, apparently. The d...
11:05 pm -04 - Sat, March 23, 2019
Engadget Chrome 74 beta supports dark mode in Windows
Google has released the first beta version of Chrome 74, and it comes with support for Windows dark mode. You'll find that the browser will now automatically load its darker-colored theme if you&...
09:29 pm -04 - Sat, March 23, 2019
Engadget The latest 'Star Wars Battlefront II' mode mixes human and AI players
DICE and EA are determined to keep Star Wars Battlefront II fresh a year after the loot box fiasco effectively came to an end. They're releasing an update on March 26th that introduces Capital S...
08:03 pm -04 - Sat, March 23, 2019
Engadget Canada's film board to release a documentary about Twitch streamers
An upcoming documentary might be able to answer some of the things you've been wanting to know about Twitch video game streamers, such as how they build their communities or earn money from the p...
06:32 pm -04 - Sat, March 23, 2019
Engadget Nokia says its phones sent data to China by mistake
Nokia phone brand owner HMD Global is understandably nervous about Finland investigating claims that its handsets send sensitive data to China, and it's trying to clear its name. The company sai...
04:58 pm -04 - Sat, March 23, 2019
Engadget Apple's rumored game service wouldn't include 'freemium' titles
It's now a little clearer how Apple's rumored game subscription service might work -- including what you wouldn't get. Bloomberg sources claim the service will bundle paid games (most ...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, March 23, 2019
Engadget Upscaled: NVIDIAs RTX ray tracing put to the test
Welcome to the first episode of our new explainer series, Upscaled. We're going to be examining the components and gadgets that are helping move technology forward, and in this first episode, we&...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, March 23, 2019
Engadget This week in tech history: Android Wear, Twitter and Friendster
At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come -- that's what This Week in Tech History will...
12:37 pm -04 - Sat, March 23, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Preparing for Apple's 'show time' event
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! While we prepare for Apple's "show time" event -- check in with us live at 1 PM ET on March 25th -- it's time to look ...
08:58 am -04 - Sat, March 23, 2019
Engadget Tesla's in-car browser will be upgraded to Chromium
Tesla's in-car browser is pretty infamous for being wonky, so it didn't come as a surprise when someone told Elon Musk on Twitter that they wish it worked consistently. The CEO's respon...
05:14 am -04 - Sat, March 23, 2019
Engadget GM will build a new Chevrolet EV at its Orion plant
GM has confirmed plans to build another electric vehicle at the same Orion Township, MI factory where it currently manufactures the Bolt, as well as test autonomous vehicles for Cruise. We don't ...
02:14 am -04 - Sat, March 23, 2019
Engadget 'Neon Genesis Evangelion' comes to Netflix June 21st
Netflix's flood of content includes a significant anime push -- Ghost in the Shell, Ultraman -- and as part of that it's going to be the first streamer with Neon Genesis Evangelion on tap, w...
12:38 am -04 - Sat, March 23, 2019
Engadget Self-healing 3D-printed gel has a future in robots and medicine
Robots might be a little more appealing -- and more practical -- if they're not made of hard, cold metal or plastic, but of a softer material. Researcher at Brown University believe they've ...
10:47 pm -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget Firefox finally takes fuller advantage of your iPad
Your choices for iPad-friendly web browsers just got ever-so-slightly larger. Mozilla has released an arguably overdue version of Firefox that aims to take better advantage of the iPad's extra s...
09:14 pm -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget Beats' spin on the new AirPods could debut in April
Apple at long last has updated its AirPods, and subsidiary Beats may be set to expand its own product lineup with its first true wireless earbuds. CNET reports Beats will announce a fully wireless ver...
07:32 pm -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget Intel is ending development of its Compute Cards
Intel is halting development on its line of Compute Cards, according to a report from Tom's Hardware. The company will continue to sell its existing line of Compute Cards for the time being and w...
07:10 pm -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget DC Universe celebrates Batman's birthday with free access March 30th
Batman is about to celebrate his 80th 'birthday' (his first appearance in Detective Comics) on March 30th, and DC Universe is using that as an opportunity to hand out more freebies. The ser...
06:53 pm -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget MITs AI can train neural networks faster than ever before
In an effort "to democratize AI," researchers at MIT have found a way to use artificial intelligence to train machine-learning systems much more efficiently. Their hope is that the new time-...
06:25 pm -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget Samsung's US marketing lead quits following department investigation
Samsung's US marketing team is in the midst of turmoil, and that might include some high-profile casualties. Wall Street Journal sources claim that Samsung recently fired "several" wor...
06:02 pm -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget Researchers may have found a better way to make hydrogen for cars
While EVs have come a long way -- even Ford is making electric trucks -- they're still a far cry from perfect. One of the biggest complaints is that the batteries need to be plugged in and rechar...
05:29 pm -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget Study claims AT&T's fake 5G is slower than other carrier's regular 4G
AT&amp;T has been accused of slapping a 5G label on top of what is effectively still a 4G LTE network, and now there appears to be some evidence to support that theory. According to a study conduc...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget The best coffee grinder
By Liz ClaytonThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commissio...
03:41 pm -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget Remedy's creepy 'Control' arrives August 27th
Alan Wake and Max Payne studio Remedy Entertainment has revealed when its latest game, the mysterious, atmospheric Control, will arrive. It'll land on PS4, Xbox One and PC (through the Epic Games...
03:16 pm -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget Oslo is working on wireless charging for its electric taxis
As Norway's capital city prepares to ensure all taxis are zero emission by 2023, Oslo is setting up a wireless charging system for cabs. It aims to have the first such fast-charging taxi system i...
02:33 pm -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget Microsoft revived and killed Clippy in a single day
The dream of the '90s was alive in Microsoft Teams this week when Microsoft's old office assistant, Clippy, showed up. If you used Microsoft Office between 1997 and 2001, you likely remember...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget The Nissan Leaf Plus adds more EV range but not more fun
While other automakers were debating the merits of the electric car, Nissan was already selling the Leaf (the little EV hit the market in 2010, two years before the Model S). The automaker has sold ov...
01:46 pm -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget Sony will stream a PlayStation news event on March 25th
After declining to run PlayStation Experience last year and pulling out of this year's E3, Sony is turning to a different strategy for game announcements and updates. On March 25th, its State of ...
01:24 pm -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget Huawei unveiled the P30 Pro smartphone a touch early
Huawei might know how to build photo-centric smartphones, but the concept of web pages is apparently beyond its grasp. As spotted by Evan Blass, it unveiled an event page for the phone that reveals pr...
01:16 pm -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget Scream your head off to survive in 'Supermarket Shriek'
Getting through the grocery store with your sanity intact can be tough -- what with the legions of shelf stockers, geriatric Rascal riders and bawling basket babies blocking you at seemingly every ais...
12:33 pm -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget Android ad fraud scheme drained users' batteries and data
BuzzFeed News has confirmed a massive ad fraud scheme, which was originally uncovered by at least two fraud detection firms, that drained users' batteries and data. The scheme begins by hijacking...
11:55 am -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget Tesla drops annual servicing for 'as needed' repair model
Tesla has quietly changed its EV maintenance policy, going from regularly scheduled service to an "as-needed" model, according to its "Car Maintenance" page. Before, it called for ...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Trying out Nintendo's Labo VR goggles
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.After a week full of reveals and announcements, we're taking a closer look at Google's Stadia promises and everything Apple's updated iPads have to ...
09:55 am -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget Facebook knew about Cambridge Analytica prior to 'Guardian' expos
Facebook has admitted that it suspected Cambridge Analytica of scraping data from the platform even before the first reports about its massive data collection were published. The Guardian has learned ...
08:53 am -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget DHS issues warning about Medtronic implantable defibrillator flaws
The Department of Homeland Security and Medtronic are advising people with the latter's implantable defibrillators to keep their monitors and programmers updated and in sight. A warning issued by...
07:52 am -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget IFTTT loses some Gmail triggers on March 31st
Google's push to tighten third-party API access is already going to cost the world Google+, but a change that more of you might notice is coming to IFTTT. The service sent out emails alerting use...
03:58 am -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget 'Battlefield V' gameplay trailer shows its take on battle royale
In the wake of seemingly endless teases and leaks, DICE and EA are ready to show gameplay from Battlefield V's imminent Firestorm battle royale mode. True to the scoops, it's not quite a co...
02:37 am -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget Tesla's 'sustainable' referral program limits free Supercharging
When Tesla axed its original referral program because it was getting too expensive to keep up, Elon Musk said the company isn't replacing it with a new one. The automaker must have realized that ...
01:00 am -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget Nintendo's Labo turns the Switch into a perfect VR gateway
Nintendo proved that its cardboard Labo kits could actually be decent gaming accessories -- especially for kids. But the idea of using Labo to bring VR to the Switch sounds even more far-fetched. Coul...
12:31 am -04 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Engadget Microsoft device stores digital info as DNA
Microsoft is on its way to replacing data centers with DNA. The company and researchers from the University of Washington have successfully automated the process to translate digital information into ...
11:16 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Steam's redesigned library will show what's happening with your games
Steam's ages-old game library screen is getting a much-needed overhaul. Valve has previewed a redesign that keeps the familiar column of games on the left, but shakes up seemingly everything els...
10:46 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget GameStop's new CEO is expected to lead a major overhaul
GameStop announced today that it is naming George Sherman as its new chief executive officer. The former head of Verizon retailer Victra has served as an executive at Advance Auto Parts, Best Buy Serv...
10:15 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget The Oculus Rift S is impressive but unnecessary
VR technology has advanced by leaps and bounds over the past few years with optics and capabilities steadily improving even as hardware prices continue to decrease. Leading this revolution is the newl...
09:20 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget 'Hamsterdam' is the rhythmic rodent brawler we've been waiting for
Big fun sometimes comes in small packages. Hamsterdam from Muse Games is one such example....
08:45 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Netflix is testing a $3.64 mobile plan in India
Netflix is testing a less expensive mobile-only plan in India, which may help it expand its userbase in the world's second most populous nation. A small number of users are reportedly trying the ...
08:19 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Boeing sold essential safety features as extras on 737 Max
Boeing charged airlines extra for two safety features that may have been able to detect in advance issues with the 737 Max planes involved in fatal crashes, according to the New York Times. The additi...
07:55 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Instagram is the latest hotbed for conspiracy theories
You might open Instagram to see what your friends are doing, look at a cute puppy or like pretty pictures of other people's food -- but there's something much darker under the surface. While...
07:29 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Four players fight for undersea supremacy in 'Swimsanity'
If you've ever watched The Little Mermaid and thought to yourself, "dang, that'd be some good hunting," have I got the game for you. Swimsanity is a four-player adventure shooter s...
07:05 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $75 on Anker's Nebula Mars Lite projector
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wire...
06:40 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget A week with Twitter's attempt at a more civil internet
Over the past few months, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has been adamant that one of his goals is to "increase the health of public conversation" on the site. Because it's no secret that, as ...
06:14 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget What to expect from Apple's streaming video event
Can Apple actually take on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon in the increasingly crowded world of streaming video? We're about to find out on March 25th, when Apple is expected to give us a glimpse at its...
05:48 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Short film created in Unreal Engine showcases a photorealistic world
A short film that premiered at GDC highlights the photorealism potential of Unreal Engine, and it would be easy to assume Rebirth is a live-action short given how life-like it looks. The video depicts...
05:26 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Ford is investing $850 million to build EVs in Michigan
To boost its electric vehicle (EV) production, Ford is investing $850 million in its Flat Rock, Michigan, assembly plant. It hopes to make the plant the home of its EV production. To do so, the compan...
05:13 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Streaming subscriptions overtook cable in 2018
Cable companies have been nervous about streaming services for a while, but now they have a particularly good reason to be jittery. An MPAA report citing IHS Markit data has shown that there were mor...
04:57 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Comcast launches Xfinity Flex internet streaming TV
Comcast's latest bundle isn't a cable TV service, exactly, since it's aimed at the increasing number of subscribers who only have internet. Xfinity Flex will tie together paid internet ...
04:37 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Over 20,000 Facebook employees had access to 600 million user passwords
It's a day of the week ending in the letter "y," so it should come as little surprise there's news of another Facebook privacy transgression. The company says it found in January t...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Google is convinced it can get game streaming right
Phil Harrison won't budge. As a vice president and general manager at Google, he's spent the past 15 minutes explaining why Stadia, the company's freshly announced game-streaming servic...
03:44 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Mindy Kalings awkward teen comedy is coming to Netflix
Mindy Kaling is bringing "relatable, awkward teen moments" to Netflix. She announced on Twitter that she and screenwriter Lang Fisher are working on a 10-episode comedy. Loosely based on Kal...
03:03 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Tesla alleges self-driving car startup Zoox stole company secrets
Tesla filed a lawsuit this week against four former employees for allegedly stealing trade secrets and providing them to a rival company. According to the complaint filed with the US district court fo...
02:41 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget T-Mobile opens a home internet trial in rural and underserved areas
T-Mobile is rolling out home internet service with an invitation-only trial starting today. It hopes to connect 50,000 homes in rural and underserved areas through the LTE program this year....
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget MoviePass founder's next big idea: Free movie tickets for watching ads
Stacy Spikes just wants to get people to the movies. As the co-founder and CEO of MoviePass, he helped popularize the idea of cinema subscriptions. (This was before MoviePass brought in a new CEO and ...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Pinterest hires the exec behind Walmart's tech transformation
If you're wondering how serious Pinterest is about turning itself into more of a shopping portal, here's your answer: the company has just hired former Walmart CTO Jeremy King as Head of Eng...
01:48 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Finland is investigating Nokia phones sending data to China
Finland's data protection watchdog is investigating Nokia owner HMD over claims its mobiles sent data to Chinese servers. The probe follows a report by Norway's public broadcaster NRK in whi...
01:03 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Evidence mounts that Russian hackers are trying to disrupt the EU elections
Russian hackers are targeting government systems ahead of the EU parliament election, according to cybersecurity company FireEye. The firm says that two state-sponsored hacking groups -- APT28 (aka Fa...
12:40 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Microsoft Defender is jumping from Windows to Mac
Just days after launching Windows Defender extensions for Chrome and Firefox, Microsoft is bringing its antivirus software to more platforms, starting with the Mac. Of course, it no longer makes sense...
12:21 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Square will offer its new crypto employees payment in Bitcoin
Payments startup Square is turning its attention to cryptocurrency. According to tweets from CEO Jack Dorsey, the company is hiring engineers and a designer to "work full-time on open source cont...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget 'Sea of Thieves' anniversary update will let you catch and cook fish
It's been one year since Sea of Thieves set sail, and to celebrate, developer Rare is releasing an anniversary update that brings new story adventures, a new trading company, a new competitive mo...
11:44 am -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Facebook vows to improve AI detection of terrorist videos
Facebook rushed to pull down footage of the New Zealand mass shooter's video from its platform, but it didn't start doing so until after the live broadcast was done. In a new post, Facebook ...
11:30 am -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Intel's 9th Gen mobile Core processors will launch before July
Intel has promised to launched its 9th Gen Intel Core mobile H-series processors in the second quarter of 2019 at the ongoing Game Developers Conference. An Intel spokesperson told PC World that the u...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Apple iPad Air hands-on (2019): Just 'Pro' enough
It used to be that, if you wanted to buy the best possible iPad, you splurged on an iPad Air. It wasn't just sleek -- it was terribly powerful, too. (Well, for the time, anyway.) In 2015, though,...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Apple iPad mini hands-on (2019): A love letter to old fans
I've always been really fond of Apple's iPad mini; I bought the first one as a Mother's Day gift, and the iPad mini 4 was one of the first big reviews I ever wrote for Engadget. Unfortu...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Apple's new AirPods look very familiar
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Apple's slow reveal of refreshed hardware continued yesterday with the new AirPods many people have been waiting for. There's also a flood of news coming...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Kaia's motion-tracking workout app remembers which rep you're on
Kaia Health caught our attention last year with an app that tracks your motion using your phone's camera in a bid to help you achieve perfect squat form, though we found it didn't quite hit ...
08:02 am -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Telltale's 'The Walking Dead' delivers its final episode next week
The final season of Telltale's The Walking Dead series will come to an end next week, when the fourth and last episode is released by TWD creator Robert Kirkman's Skybound Games. When Tellta...
06:56 am -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Apple rolls out pastel Watch bands and iPhone cases for spring
Apple has revealed new Watch bands and iPhone cases for spring, and they sure look like an explosion of colorful pastel hues to fit the season. You can now get an iPhone XS or XS Max silicone case ($3...
05:02 am -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Shampoo magnate uses glasses-free 3D to push budget phones
Remember how shampoo magnate John Paul DeJoria threw himself into the mobile world five years ago? He's now offering smartphones -- and they might be appealing if you find most budget phones a l...
02:54 am -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Crowdfunded Nanoloop synth doesn't need a Game Boy to make beats
Nanoloop has been a cornerstone of chiptune music for years, but using one has meant either owning a Game Boy or making do with a mobile app. You won't have to make those compromises for much lo...
01:42 am -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Postmates cuts its delivery fee if you join a group order
A new feature from Postmates lets people who live close to each other score free food delivery. The popular food delivery app's new "Party" feature groups together restaurant orders fro...
12:17 am -04 - Thu, March 21, 2019
Engadget Windows 7 message alerts users to the end of security updates
Microsoft really, really wants you to know that Windows 7's security updates will end soon. A newly deployed update will warn users that Microsoft will stop providing security updates for the op...
11:38 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Apple's news service adds the Wall Street Journal at the last minute
Whatever trouble Apple has had recruiting publishers for its paid news service, it appears to have scored at least one big coup. New York Times tipsters claim the Wall Street Journal has agreed to jo...
11:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Dyson's latest handheld vacuum works smarter, not harder
The weather's warming up, which means spring is almost here. That heralds the cleaning out of musty apartments, students studying for finals and of course, allergy season. Dyson just unveiled a t...
10:19 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget AT&T and Comcast test 'verified' phone calls to fight spam
Robocalls have gotten so bad that competitors AT&amp;T and Comcast are teaming up to tackle the problem together. Their plan is to "authenticate and verify" calls. In other words, they&#...
09:37 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Alamo Season Pass will offer unlimited movies for $20 per month
Alamo Drafthouse is getting ready to officially launch its subscription service. After several months of beta testing, CEO Tim League told Business Insider the company is going to make its Alamo Seaso...
09:03 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget The FDA thinks an Xbox game can stop kids smoking
The FDA is behind a horror video game designed to teach teens about the dangers of smoking. Inspired by the statistic that three out of every four high school students who start smoking continue on to...
08:46 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget 'Red Dead Online' will soon offer fight or explore modes
Rockstar Games announced today its plans for ongoing improvements to Red Dead Online, the multiplayer component of Red Dead Redemption 2. In an update set for later this spring, the developer plans to...
08:21 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget NASA reveals Bennu asteroid is spewing particles into space
An asteroid slightly wider than the Empire State Building has confused scientists by shooting out plumes of dust, as a new set of close-up images from NASA shows. Bennu, the near-Earth asteroid that N...
08:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Google's Stadia is the moonshot game streaming needs
There's a good chance we'll remember Google's Stadia announcement as a landmark moment in gaming. In one fell swoop, Google laid out its plans for an ambitious game streaming service th...
07:51 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Volvos shared Care Key will keep your teens from speeding
Volvo is continuing its bet on safety over speed. The company announced today that, beginning with model year 2021, all new cars will come with a "Care Key." Owners will be able to set a spe...
07:30 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Weight Watchers is trying to avoid becoming the next Kodak
One of the most well-known brands in dieting is undoubtedly Weight Watchers. Ever since the 1960s, the company has helped people shed pounds through food-logging (customers keep track of point values ...
07:18 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget 'Speaking Simulator' uses your gift of gab for world domination
Everybody wants to rule the world, even AI-controlled alien robots. And in Speaking Simulator from Affable Games, you absolutely can -- you'll just first have to convince the rest of humanity to ...
07:04 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Facebook Messenger gets threaded replies
Facebook is making it a bit easier to keep track of who's talking to who in a busy group chat. It's rolling out a thread feature for Messenger that lets you reply to specific messages (incl...
07:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget BMWs future EVs could outlast the competition by 200 miles
BMW has said that it wants to build all variants of its cars (hybrid, gas, electric) on the same production lines. So, a 3 Series with an internal combustion engine (ICE) will be built right beside on...
06:41 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget White House launches site to highlight AI initiatives
Now that the US government has been ordered to prioritize AI, it's launching a website to promote its AI efforts. The newly available AI.gov showcases a number of initiatives over the years, inc...
06:21 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget 'Nuclear Throne' and other Vlambeer games come to the Switch
Vlambeer hasn't really had a presence on the Switch, but it's rectifying that in very short order. The indie studio is bringing three titles to Nintendo's current console, starting imm...
06:03 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Disney revives Lucasfilm Games as EA flounders with 'Star Wars'
There hasn't been a Lucasfilm Games-badged release since before 1991's Monkey Island 2, but that isn't stopping Disney from resurrecting the classic label. The company recently posted s...
06:03 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Disney hires for Lucasfilm Games as EA flounders with 'Star Wars' (updated)
There hasn't been a Lucasfilm Games-badged release since before 1991's Monkey Island 2, but that isn't stopping Disney from resurrecting the classic label. The company recently posted s...
05:53 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Volvo will use cameras to fight drunk and distracted driving
Volvo plans to use cameras and sensors inside cars to combat drunk and distracted driving. The vehicles may intervene if a driver doesn't respond to warning signals -- cars may limit their speed,...
05:40 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Snapchat admits its age-verification system doesnt work
Confronted by the UK's Parliament, Snapchat admitted its age verification process doesn't keep users younger than 13 years old from signing up. That's not exactly a big secret. Users ar...
05:20 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Epic Games has 250 million 'Fortnite' players and a lot of plans
When Tim Sweeney built ZZT in 1991, he didn't know how to program graphics. Instead of coding actual characters and objects into his game, he used text symbols, and the main character was simply ...
05:20 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget 'Detroit', 'Heavy Rain' and 'Beyond' will hit the Epic Games Store
Detroit: Become Human, Beyond: Two Souls and Heavy Rain are all making their way to PC for the first time in 2019 through the Epic Games Store. To date, the games have only been available on PlayStati...
05:01 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Amazon creates its own skincare line called Belei
Amazon loves to capitalize on popular products, and that apparently extends to the recent fascination with skincare products. The internet giant has introduced its first "dedicated" skincar...
04:57 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget 'Cadence of Hyrule' for Switch puts a Zelda spin on an indie classic
Hyrule is about to get down. Cadence of Hyrule - Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda (what a mouthful) is heading to the Nintendo Switch this spring. It's a top-down 2D rogueli...
04:48 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget 'Stranger Things 3: The Game' arrives alongside the show on July 4th
When the Duffer Brothers said Stranger Things 3: The Game would tie in with the third season of the Netflix series, they weren't kidding. Bonus XP's suitably retro beat-em-up is due to launc...
04:40 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Double Fine's radioactive adventure 'Rad' arrives this summer
Tim Schafer and Lee Petty of Double Fine Productions made a short appearance on Nintendo's Nindies Showcase today to help introduce a new rock-flavored action game. And no, it's not Brutal L...
04:13 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget 'Cuphead' hits Nintendo Switch on April 18th
The delightfully difficult game Cuphead is making its way to the Switch this Spring, Nintendo announced at GDC 2019 on Wednesday. The game will be ported with the same hand-drawn cell animation and ja...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget AIs are better gamers than us, but thats OK
We're only just beginning to scratch the surface of what artificial intelligence is capable of, from medical advancements to movie recommendations. Despite AI being a potential goldmine of help t...
03:40 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget The new Oculus Rift S arrives this spring for $399
Oculus announced at GDC today that an updated version of its Rift virtual reality headset is on the way this spring. Oculus Rift S will cost $399, an increase of $50 from the Rift, while it's set...
03:18 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Optimus Ride is testing its self-driving shuttle in the Brooklyn Navy Yard
New York City is getting a self-driving shuttle, sort of. Optimus Ride announced plans to deploy its self-driving system at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in the second quarter of this year. The vehicles will...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Google's first AI-powered Doodle is a piano duet with Bach
Google has created its first ever AI-powered Doodle to celebrate Johann Sebastian Bach's birthday, and it can turn your tunes into masterpieces in the Baroque composer's style. Starting on M...
02:40 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Leaked memo promises major Xbox streaming news at E3
Google had some major news on the gaming front Tuesday when it announced Stadia, its game-streaming service. Microsoft's Xbox chief Phil Spencer was among those who paid attention to Google'...
02:19 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Konami is bringing 'Castlevania' and 'Contra' to modern consoles
Konami is celebrating its 50th birthday with three new compilations based on Castlevania, Contra and its early arcade games, each available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC (...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Grado Labs GW100 review: A blessing and a curse
Grado Labs was late to the wireless game. The company knows it, and it has good reasons for not jumping in sooner."Wireless technology has never been very good, so just like closed-back, we could...
01:32 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget First 'Stranger Things 3' trailer reunites the gang
After giving us a brief Stranger Things 3 teaser yesterday, Netflix is treating us to the show's full-blown trailer. The clip crams plenty of action into its almost three-minute-long duration, wi...
01:16 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Battle medic Baptiste officially joins 'Overwatch'
Overwatch has a new entrant: support medic Baptiste. After a couple of months of battle-testing on the game's public server, the newbie is now live with the latest patch. Not only does the Haitia...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Amazon releases a sub-$100 Kindle you can read in the dark
You don't have to shell out over $100 for a Kindle Paperwhite if all you really want is to be able to read your ebooks in the dark. Amazon has announced a new entry for its basic Kindle line, and...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Google Photos flaw let attackers grab users' location data
Researchers have revealed a now-patched flaw that would allow hackers to track your location history using Google Photos. Ron Masas, from security company Imperva, explains in a blog post that Google ...
12:41 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget San Francisco lawmakers will consider a ban on e-cigarette sales
Authorities in San Francisco are considering banning the sale of e-cigarettes until the FDA carries out an investigation on their effects on health. Officials from the city -- which has already banned...
12:35 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Apple's new AirPods offer longer battery life and wireless charging case
Apple's hardware trojan horse continues to gallop a week ahead of its "show time" event next Monday. We've seen two new iPads and an iMac update, and now its increasingly ubiquitou...
12:23 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Canada proposes its first-ever nationwide EV subsidy
In an effort to encourage more residents to buy zero-emission vehicles, the Canadian government is proposing a CA$5,000 federal incentive as part of its 2019 budget plan. Some Canadian provinces like ...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget OhMiBod's next remote-controlled vibrator promises to last a lot longer
Sex toys have come a long way since the early days of crudely-shaped, buzzing hunks of plastic. They're sleek, discreet and boast all kinds of features designed to give your sexy time a techy twi...
11:23 am -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget EU fines Google $1.7 billion for 'abusive' advertising practices
The European Commission has fined google &euro;1.49 billion ($1.69 billion) over what it calls "abusive practices in online advertising." That's on top of the $5 billion and $2.4 bi...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA AI turns crude doodles into photorealistic landscapes
Imagine if you had the power to turn your old-school Microsoft Paint doodles into actual art. Well, NVIDIA's latest AI-driven software can do just that. The GauGAN image creator, named after the ...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Google does gaming with Stadia
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We finally have a name and a few details for Google's new gaming service, and Samsung's Galaxy Fold has made an unexpected appearance on YouTube. Plus, N...
09:55 am -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Audi's Silvercar service will deliver and pick up your car for you
Audi's premium Silvercar rental service has just become more convenient for customers in select downtown areas in New York City and San Francisco. It will now deliver and pick up rentals at custo...
08:50 am -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Peloton slapped with a $150 million lawsuit for playing unlicensed music
Music publishers are suing Peloton, the maker of the connected exercise bike, for failing to license songs it plays in its streaming spinning classes. The lawsuit was filed on Tuesday by the National ...
07:30 am -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Opera for Android ships with free VPN
Opera announced that it is offering free VPN protection to all users on Android. The latest version of the company's Android app will include a built-in VPN, expanding a service that it first mad...
06:46 am -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Google will ask European Android users what browser they want to use
After the European Commission slapped Google with a $5 billion fine for antitrust violations, the tech giant has been trying to keep its practices in check. Its latest move? To ensure that European us...
04:35 am -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Leaked Galaxy Fold pops up in a video with a significant seam
Samsung's first foldable Galaxy phone is still more than a month away from launch, but as tends to happen, it looks like someone has gotten their hands on one early. It's unclear if the one ...
03:31 am -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Apple backs news literacy programs in US and Italy
Apple is joining the fight against fake news by teaming up with three groups that offer news literacy training for young people. The company announced that the News Literacy Project and Common Sense, ...
02:39 am -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget Pandora Modes gives you more listening options for music stations
Pandora is giving you more control over your listening experience. Starting today, the streaming service will offer a new feature called Pandora Modes. Designed to help you fine-tune the types of song...
12:56 am -04 - Wed, March 20, 2019
Engadget 'Anthem' was the top-selling game in the US this February
BioWare may be racing to fix Anthem after its bumpy launch, but it doesn't have to worry quite so much about its bottom line. NPD Group data shows that the shared-world shooter was the top-selli...
11:59 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Netflix's latest interactive series for kids is 'Battle Kitty'
Netflix's growing catalog of interactive shows now includes another aimed at the younger crowd. The service has unveiled Battle Kitty, an animated series where kids help its namesake warrior fig...
11:23 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Waymo is building a new service center for its self-driving fleet
Waymo announced plans to open a new technical service center in Mesa, Arizona. There, it will service and maintain its Waymo One cars -- the vehicles that make up its self-driving car service. Waymo l...
10:31 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget House committee chair calls for FTC antitrust investigation into Facebook
Facebook is already under regulatory scrutiny in the US, but it could be subject to much more pressure if one House representative has his way. Antitrust subcommittee chairman Rep. David Cicilline ha...
09:48 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Watch Google's GDC 2019 event in 14 minutes
Earlier today at GDC 2019, Google officially revealed Stadia, a game-streaming service that will be available later this year in US, Canada, the UK and Europe. There's a lot Google didn't co...
09:21 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget House chair asks tech CEOs to speak about New Zealand shooting response
Internet companies say they've been scrambling to remove video of the mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, but US politicians are concerned they haven't been doing enough. The Chairm...
09:21 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget House chair asks tech CEOs to speak about New Zealand shooting response (updated)
Internet companies say they've been scrambling to remove video of the mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, but US politicians are concerned they haven't been doing enough. The Chairma...
08:49 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Apple dropped the price on several expensive Mac upgrades
Apple's iMac updates weren't the only changes the company made today. With less fanfare, it also lowered the cost of SSD upgrades for the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac mini. It lowered th...
08:13 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget BioWare promises to fix Anthem after dismal launch
Anthem has had a rough launch, and no one is more aware of the issues than developer BioWare. In a candid blog post, company general manager Casey Hudson acknowledged the early run has been "roug...
07:50 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget The iPad Air seems boring, but I want one anyway
When Apple released the impressive and wildly expensive iPad Pro last fall, I started thinking that the company could use an iPad XR. I imagined a tablet that takes the high tech found in the new iPad...
07:25 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Arcimoto's latest three-wheeled EV is designed for deliveries
You might remember Arcimoto as the company behind the "Fun Utility Vehicle" (FUV) -- a three-wheeled, electric vehicle that's scheduled to hit the streets in Oregon, California and Wash...
06:54 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Facebook limits ad targeting following discrimination settlement
Facebook has settled the lawsuit accusing the company of violating housing discrimination law through its ad system, and it's making changes to reduce the chances of future issues with housing ad...
06:48 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget 'Apex Legends' has banned 500,000 accounts for cheating
Apex Legends season 1 is now underway, and beyond the updates previously Respawn had revealed would be included in today's patch (including a new character, balance changes and character hitbox f...
06:24 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget MoviePass to offer its original $9.95 unlimited plan for a limited time
The monthly movie ticket subscription service MoviePass is switching back to the $9.95 per month uncapped plan that proved highly popular, but was ultimately unsustainable. There's a catch, thoug...
06:01 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Google Stadia can use AI to change a game's art in real-time
Google's Stadia game streaming service isn't just using the cloud to make games playable anywhere -- it's also using the technology for some clever artistic tricks. A Style Transfer fe...
05:31 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Google built a controller for its Stadia gaming service
Google is backing up its new Stadia game streaming service with some honest-to-goodness hardware -- but not a box. The internet giant has unveiled a gamepad built with Stadia in mind, and it borrows ...
05:13 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget YouTube bans secondary Alex Jones channel hosting NZ conspiracy videos
YouTube has terminated a channel Alex Jones was reportedly using to skirt his ban from the platform. On a video posted on Resistance News, which was a secondary Infowars channel according to Media Mat...
05:12 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Google is launching a game-streaming service called Stadia
Google is getting into game streaming. The company today revealed Stadia, the evolution of its efforts to make digital, on-demand video games reliable and viable. It'll be available this year in ...
05:08 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Apple's upcoming video service won't offer live sports at launch
Whatever video service Apple unveils at its March 25th event, live sports won't be a part of it. The company's Eddy Cue told Sports Illustrated in an interview that there was "not a lo...
04:54 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Ultima Thule is unlike anything weve seen in the solar system
It turns out Ultima Thule is a kind of lumpy space snowman. If you've been following NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, you know Ultima Thule is an object in Kuiper Belt, the donut-shaped regio...
04:13 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Robots will serve as guides for the 2020 Olympics
You didn't think a 2020 summer Olympics set in Japan would go without some robots, did you? Sure enough, they're on their way. The Tokyo Olympics' Organizing Committee has launched a To...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Patreon splits its service to cater for different creators
Patreon is rolling out a new price plan structure. Announced today, the new system comprises Patreon Lite, Patreon Pro and Patreon Premium -- three tiers that, according to the company, are designed t...
03:45 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Watch Google's GDC game-streaming event right here at 1PM ET
Google is planning to reveal its "vision for the future of gaming" at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) later today, where it seems we'll finally get a look at the company's lon...
03:37 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Whats coming to Netflix in April: 'Our Planet' and the return of 'Sabrina'
Spring is here at last and while many of us will want to enjoy the sunshine after what's been a long, harsh winter in many places, we'll still have evenings where we want to kick back and wa...
03:10 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget 'Lucy In The Sky' trailer shows a darker side of space travel
Today, we got our first glimpse of the Lucy In The Sky trailer. Starring Natalie Portman and Jon Hamm, this is the first feature film directed by Noah Hawley, who's behind Fargo and Legion. Lucy ...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Engadget giveaway: Win a Samsung Galaxy S10 courtesy of Speck!
Samsung's just finished its recent phone-launch extravaganza leaving several new handsets to choose from. If you're not a fan of super-sized phones like the S10+, but want to spend that litt...
02:54 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget 'Angry Birds AR' on iOS lets you fling fowl in the real world
Angry Birds has already made the leap from smartphones to augmented reality and VR. But now, Rovio is bringing some of those lessons back to the iPhone. With Angry Birds AR: Isle of Pigs, the latest g...
02:34 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Firefox silences annoying auto-play videos
As promised, Mozilla is about to make web videos decidedly less annoying. Its newly released Firefox 66 blocks auto-playing videos by default, preventing web ads or video sites from startling you whe...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Microsoft Teams beefs up with new features as it turns two
Microsoft Teams, the company's Slack-like workplace collaboration tool, is celebrating its second birthday this week. What better time to unveil new features? Some seem truly innovative, like bei...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget HP's 'Reverb' is the sharpest Windows VR headset yet
HP is ready to outdo the HTC Vive Pro and Samsung Odyssey with its latest VR headset, the Reverb. Confirming a February leak, it features an astoundingly sharp resolution of 2,160 by 2,160 pixels per ...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget HP's Envy 17 laptop is ready for gaming and DVDs
HP is launching an updated lineup of Envy laptops with longer battery life, the latest Intel processors and the option of an AMD processor in some models. The 17-inch model even has some features that...
01:25 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget James Bond's next Aston Martin might be electric
James Bond movies tend to be a reflection of the cultural zeitgeist, and that might be reflected in his choice of whip next time around. The Sun sources have claimed that the director of the next Bon...
01:15 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Valve vet Chet Faliszek and Riot's Kim Voll form a co-op game studio
Half-Life 2 writer Chet Faliszek and Riot Games veteran Dr. Kimberly Voll are launching a new game studio with a focus on co-op titles. Dubbed Stray Bombay, the venture will leverage Voll's AI pr...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget How to find the best deals on Switch games in Nintendo's eShop
If you're anything like us, you've already enjoyed two wonderful years with your Nintendo Switch, and there's no end to the honeymoon phase in sight. Though you're probably sinking...
12:30 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Apple's 2019 iMac gets some fresh chips, including an eight-core CPU
It's shaping up to be a busy week for Apple. Yesterday the company unveiled two updated iPads, and today it announced the iMac is getting a minor refresh. Going forward, the 21.5-inch model will ...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Instagram will let you buy products without leaving the app
Instagram is moving a little deeper into commerce by allowing you to buy goods without leaving the app. The checkout feature will at first be a closed beta in the US with more than 20 brands involved,...
11:30 am -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Qualcomm's new chips power 'smarter' AI-connected speakers
Smart speakers still have a lot of room for improvement. How often have you had to shout a command over your music, or had to endure mediocre sound for the convenience of using your voice? Qualcomm ...
10:55 am -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Facebook says only 4,000 users viewed original NZ shooter livestream
Facebook says a total of 4,000 people viewed the New Zealand mosque shooter's livestream before it was taken down. Less than 200 people were watching during the assailant's live broadcast, a...
10:30 am -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: A pair of new iPads and 'Apex' expands
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Ready to get started with March Madness? We have all the advice you'll need to stream college games this month, plus info on Apple's latest iPads and the...
09:30 am -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Apple's updated iPad Air and Mini support eSIMs
The iPad mini and iPad Air Apple quietly announced ahead of its big March event will come with eSIM support. Cupertino's latest iPad Pros have eSIM support, as well, but these new entries are the...
08:31 am -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Google will shut down its Inbox app on April 2nd
Google+ isn't the only Mountain View property that's getting the axe on April 2nd. Apparently, the Inbox app is also bidding its users farewell on the same day. The tech giant first revealed...
07:02 am -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Google wants Tasks to handle all your reminders
Google has added some of the most requested Tasks features in an effort to make it the "one destination to track what you need to do in G Suite." When you create or edit a task from within C...
05:21 am -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Rep. Devin Nunes sues Twitter for $250 million over '@DevinNunesMom'
Twitter has previously been criticized by some parties for alleged bias against conservatives, and now it's facing a lawsuit (PDF) from a politician. Representative Devin Nunes (R-CA) is seeking ...
03:27 am -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Scientists can turn regular seawater into hydrogen fuel
A team of scientists at Stanford have figured out a way to make hydrogen fuel out of saltwater. The discovery could open up the world's oceans as a potential source of energy. Researchers view el...
02:21 am -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's latest preview program lets you test 'Halo' PC releases
There was already a preview program for the Master Chief Collection when 343 Industries was fixing the Xbox One version, but it's giving the concept another shot now that the PC ports are on the ...
01:12 am -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Warren Spector previews 'System Shock 3'
Tonight at the Game Developers Conference, Warren Spector showed off a "pre-alpha" glimpse of System Shock 3 that's being developed using the Unity engine. Naturally, the SHODAN AI is b...
12:42 am -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget 'Call of Duty: Mobile' beta opens soon with classic maps and gameplay
Late last year Tencent and Activision started testing an Android mobile version of Call of Duty, and today at GDC, announced that the game will start a beta test soon that's available in regions ...
12:03 am -04 - Tue, March 19, 2019
Engadget Xiaomi's Black Shark 2 gaming phone packs a pressure-sensitive display
Xiaomi released its third gaming phone today, the Black Shark 2, and this time around, it's using a pressure-sensitive display to cram in even more controls. Not only does the phone have an in-di...
10:56 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget Atari VCS gets a spec boost and another delay
The nostalgic Atari VCS console has been delayed yet again, but at least this time you're getting more for your money. The creators have pushed back the system's launch to the end of 2019 in...
10:20 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget Toyota will be first to use NVIDIA's self-driving simulator
NVIDIA has announced that its autonomous vehicle simulation platform Drive Constellation is now available and that Toyota will be the first customer. The cloud based platform, first announced by CEO J...
10:16 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA's $99 Jetson Nano is an AI computer for DIY enthusiasts
Sophisticated AI generally isn't an option for homebrew devices when the mini computers can rarely handle much more than the basics. NVIDIA thinks it can do better -- it's unveiling an entry...
10:12 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA's ray tracing tech will soon run on older GTX cards
NVIDIA has announced that its ray-tracing tech, only available on its new RTX cards so far, is coming to its older GeForce GTX 10-series cards in April. The technology will work on GPUs from the GTX 1...
09:17 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget Farscape comes to Amazon Prime Video on March 19th
Fans of Farscape, the cult sci-fi show from 1999 that features a lost astronaut, deadly mercenaries, and puppets, are in for a treat. All four seasons of the Jim Henson Company series, newly remastere...
08:48 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget Netflix's next interactive show is 'You vs. Wild' with Bear Grylls
Netflix is wasting no time capitalizing on the success of its choose-your-own-adventure experiment with Black Mirror: Bandersnatch. The company announced today that it already has another user-control...
08:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget UFC pay-per-view events will be available through ESPN
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and ESPN announced today that UFC pay-per-view fights will be available exclusively to US audiences through ESPN+. The agreement will go into effect starting A...
07:02 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget The UK is testing its first full-sized autonomous bus
The UK unleashed its first full-sized autonomous bus today -- albeit in limited fashion. For now, the single-deck bus will navigate around a Manchester bus depot, where it will park and maneuver itsel...
06:30 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget Intel will build the first exascale supercomputer in the US
The US might currently have the world's most powerful supercomputer, but it isn't resting on its laurels. An international race is on to build exascale supercomputers (systems capable of a q...
06:14 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget New Zealand ISPs block websites hosting Christchurch shooting video
Internet providers in New Zealand aren't relying solely on companies like Facebook and YouTube to get rid of the Christchurch mass shooter's video. Major ISPs in the country, including Voda...
05:58 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget 'Apex Legends' Battle Pass and new character Octane arrive tomorrow
Apex Legends has exploded in popularity since the battle royale game arrived last month, and EA and Respawn aren't wasting much time in making the first seasonal Battle Pass available. The Wild F...
05:22 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget 'Beat Saber' will be available for Oculus Quest on day one
Beat Saber is practically a mandatory game for any VR platform worth its salt, and Oculus knows it. The company has announced that Beat Games' rhythm title will be available for the Oculus Quest...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget PlayStation Vue's multi-picture mode comes to Apple TV
You don't have to pick up a PS4 to take advantage of PlayStation Vue's multi-picture mode in your living room. Sony is introducing the multi-view feature to the Apple TV (not pictured here) ...
04:45 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget A New Zealand shooting video hit YouTube every second this weekend
In the 24 hours after the mass shooting in New Zealand on Friday, YouTube raced to remove videos that were uploaded as fast as one per second, reports The Washington Post. While the company will not s...
04:23 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget Stanford institute aims to improve humanity through AI
Stanford is joining the rush to create AI research hubs, albeit with a slight twist. The university is opening the Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI for short) with the goal o...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget Sony A6400 camera review: Definitely not a vlogger's dream camera
Sony's 24.2-megapixel A6400 APS-C camera was a surprise, filling a gap between the A6300 and A6500 that didn't really need to be filled. Both in how it looks and the technology inside, it di...
03:37 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget Facebook can't find enough local news for its local news service
Facebook hoped to help people across the US stay more informed about local news, information and events when it launched its Today In feature in November. But Facebook says it's having trouble fi...
03:33 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget MySpace lost 12 years of user content
In the early 2000s, MySpace introduced us all to the world of social networking. Within a few years it became huge platform for music, where bands could share their songs and users could customize the...
03:12 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget Report: Boeing's crucial 737 Max safety analysis was flawed
Boeing's original 737 Max safety analysis, used by the FAA to certify the aircraft, may have had several serious flaws, according to a report from the Seattle Times. The problems revolved around ...
02:45 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget Google Wear OS at five: Older, wiser, but unpolished
Half a decade has passed since Android Wear debuted. During that time, we've seen in-screen fingerprint readers, rollable TVs, self-driving cars, super smart AI, phones with folding screens and m...
02:17 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget ZTE's all-screen Axon S phone could slide to hide its side cameras
The quest to create all-screen phones has led to some unusual camera designs, but ZTE's ideas might just take the cake. Notebook Italia appears to have leaked details of two phones, the Axon S an...
01:47 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget Lyft could go public as soon as next week
Lyft could commence trading shares under the "LYFT" ticker symbol as soon as next week, per The Wall Street Journal. Seven years after Lyft was founded, it's now virtually guaranteed to...
01:30 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget What we're listening to in March: Star Wars and 'Keeping the Rave Alive'
We've been listening to a lot over the past month, but two items stand out. Managing Editor James Trew discusses DJ Kutski's podcast, and Social Media Producer Michael Morris discovers an ex...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget A guide to watching March Madness
Conference tournaments are over. The 68-team field is set. It's officially time for March Madness.While technically the first game is Tuesday, we all know the real action begins later in the week...
12:20 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget Apple quietly announces 10.5-inch iPad Air and refreshed iPad mini
Apple's online store went dark earlier this morning, and now it's clear why: The company decided to quietly roll out not one, but two new iPads ahead of its big event next week. The new, lar...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget Fisker plans to release an electric SUV under $40,000 in 2021
Tesla isn't the only one unveiling a semi-affordable electric SUV in March. Fisker is signaling a shift toward more reasonably-priced EVs by unveiling a sub-$40,000 SUV that might claim a few adv...
11:25 am -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget Spotify Family plan subscribers in the UK can get a free Google Home Mini
Last year, Spotify gave away a free Google Home Mini speaker to US users, and this year, it's bringing that offer to the UK. Starting today, both new and existing Premium for Family Plan subscrib...
11:02 am -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Most Android antivirus apps don't work properly
Hey, good morning!Reassess that Android antivirus app you installed. There's a high chance it's useless. Also, more changes to the Tesla lineup, and Ikea tackles furniture accessibility with...
10:35 am -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget SpaceX tests heat shields that will stop its Starship from burning up
After successfully getting its Crew Dragon capsule to the International Space Station (ISS) and back, SpaceX has shifted focus to another huge project: the interplanetary Starship. In a tweet, Elon Mu...
10:00 am -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget Plantronics rebrands as Poly to get its groove back
Plantronics was close to being acquired by Logitech last year, but unfortunately that deal fell through. Now Plantronics, best known for being one of the first companies to make Bluetooth headsets, is...
08:14 am -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget Tinder ditches its hidden desirability scores
Tinder has revealed that it no longer relies on its top-secret "Elo" desirability score to create matches. Instead, it apparently now relies on a new algorithm that sounds very similar to th...
04:00 am -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget Robot brain teaches machines to pick up objects they haven't seen before
MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) has developed a new system that gives robots the power to pick up and handle any object, even those they haven't seen be...
03:02 am -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget Shrimp-inspired robot claw could punch through rock
Shrimp may be small, but some of them can pack quite a wallop. One of the pistol shrimp's claws, for instance, delivers such an explosive amount of force that it creates a shockwave of superhot ...
01:33 am -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget Internet Archive races to preserve public Google posts
Just because Google+ is shutting down on April 2nd doesn't mean your years of social posts will be lost in the void. The ArchiveTeam recently started caching public Google+ content to make it av...
12:05 am -04 - Mon, March 18, 2019
Engadget Steam partners can use Valve's network to speed up game traffic
Don't be surprised if the online performance of some Steam games happens to get a boost. Valve has released a software framework that lets Steam partners make use of its network. The move shoul...
10:27 pm -04 - Sun, March 17, 2019
Engadget Tesla drops mid-range Model 3 battery option
Now that the $35,000 Model 3 is here, Tesla appears ready to streamline its options. The automaker has removed the Mid Range battery option from its Model 3 configuration tool, leaving a gap between ...
09:00 pm -04 - Sun, March 17, 2019
Engadget Textiles become circuits in 'The Embroidered Computer'
Google and others have developed smart clothing with built-in integrated circuits, but what if the textile itself formed the circuit? That's the idea behind The Embroidered Computer, an interacti...
07:44 pm -04 - Sun, March 17, 2019
Engadget NASA's latest cubesat candidates include a solar sail test
NASA's CubeSat Launch Initiative is still going strong nine years after it was first announced. In fact, the agency has just revealed the 16 small satellite projects hitching a ride on bigger mis...
06:16 pm -04 - Sun, March 17, 2019
Engadget Amazon's Virginia headquarters clears a key political hurdle
Amazon just took a large step closer to establishing a second headquarters in Virginia. The Arlington County Board has voted unanimously in favor of granting Amazon an estimated $51 million incentive...
04:45 pm -04 - Sun, March 17, 2019
Engadget The best Android and iPhone gimbal
By Signe BrewsterThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commis...
03:15 pm -04 - Sun, March 17, 2019
Engadget Facebook pulled over 1.5 million videos of New Zealand shooting
Internet giants have been racing to pull copies of the New Zealand mass shooter's video from their sites, and Facebook is illustrating just how difficult that task has been. Facebook New Zealand...
02:00 pm -04 - Sun, March 17, 2019
Engadget The Polestar 2 is more than just a pretty face
The Polestar 2 was unveiled ahead of the Geneva motor show via a livestream from Sweden. The automaker wanted more time to chat about the electric vehicle than the typical 15 to 20 minutes allotted at...
12:01 pm -04 - Sun, March 17, 2019
Engadget IKEA makes furniture more accessible with 3D printing
If you live with disabilities, shopping for furniture can be difficult. Many common furniture items aren't designed with accessibility in mind, and those that are can be rare or non-existent. I...
10:09 am -04 - Sun, March 17, 2019
Engadget FCC clears path for terahertz wireless data
Never mind the possibilities opened up by millimeter wave 5G and other many-gigahertz technologies -- the FCC is already thinking about the next generation beyond that. The Commission has voted unani...
05:27 am -04 - Sun, March 17, 2019
Engadget Two thirds of Android antivirus apps don't work properly
It can be wise to secure your Android phone with antivirus software, but which ones can you count on? You can rule out most of them, apparently. AV-Comparatives has tested 250 antivirus apps for Goo...
03:42 am -04 - Sun, March 17, 2019
Engadget 'Dota 2' app rewards you for predicting pro match winners
Valve doesn't just want you to watch Dota 2 eSports matches -- it wants you to have a small stake in them. It just released a Dota Pro Circuit app for Android and iOS that lets you win Shards (t...
02:10 am -04 - Sun, March 17, 2019
Engadget Steam mods will filter 'off-topic review bombs' from ratings
One of the issues with relying on user reviews to rate content is the possibility that some of those reviews may not be written in entirely good faith. Recently Rotten Tomatoes took new steps to manag...
12:34 am -04 - Sun, March 17, 2019
Engadget Facebook board member met Cambridge Analytica whistleblower in 2016
Facebook has never said when its execs learned about Cambridge Analytica's misuse of data, but The Guardian might have some insights. Its sources claim Facebook board member Marc Andreessen met ...
12:34 am -04 - Sun, March 17, 2019
Engadget Facebook board member may have met Cambridge Analytica whistleblower in 2016 (updated)
Facebook has never said when its execs learned about Cambridge Analytica's misuse of data, but The Guardian might have some insights. Its sources claim Facebook board member Marc Andreessen met C...
11:07 pm -04 - Sat, March 16, 2019
Engadget Neil deGrasse Tyson will continue with 'Cosmos' after investigation
Fox and National Geographic have completed their investigation into Neil deGrasse Tyson over alleged sexual misconduct, and have decided to give both Cosmos: Possible Worlds and StarTalk the go-ahead....
09:34 pm -04 - Sat, March 16, 2019
Engadget Epic Games Store plans include cloud saves and achievements
Don't worry if you think the Epic Games Store's features are threadbare at the moment -- there's a good chance the features you like are in the pipeline. Epic has posted a public roadm...
08:02 pm -04 - Sat, March 16, 2019
Engadget Microsoft releases Windows Defender extensions for Chrome and Firefox
Microsoft has developed and started testing Windows Defender Application Guard extensions for both Chrome and Firefox to better protect enterprise PCs. The feature, which used to be an Edge exclusive,...
06:28 pm -04 - Sat, March 16, 2019
Engadget Stanford study finds Apple Watch can detect irregular heart rhythms
Stanford has released the results of its Apple Watch-based heart study more than a year after it began, and it appears to have been a success, with a few caveats. Only 0.5 percent of the more than 40...
05:00 pm -04 - Sat, March 16, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: Beto O'Rourke and Cult of the Dead Cow
Beto O'Rourke's secret membership in America's oldest hacking groupJoseph Menn,ReutersBeto O'Rourke: Democratic presidential candidate and... member of a hacking group? Reuters rep...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, March 16, 2019
Engadget This week in tech history: The birth of the internet and the first telephone call
At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come -- that's what This Week in Tech History will...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, March 16, 2019
Engadget Women in tech: Success still hangs on relationships and privilege
March is Women's History Month and last Friday was International Women's Day. Many organizations, including tech companies, took the opportunity to celebrate the occasion in different ways. ...
12:45 pm -04 - Sat, March 16, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Qualcomm wins a round vs. Apple
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! While we take a look back at some highlight stories this week out of SXSW, there's a trial result in Apple v. Qualcomm, and a preside...
08:34 am -04 - Sat, March 16, 2019
Engadget Owning a Call of Duty eSports franchise could cost $25 million
Activision Blizzard is apparently making headway with the launch of the city-based Call of Duty League it announced in February. According to ESPN, an esports executive from the company has already be...
08:34 am -04 - Sat, March 16, 2019
Engadget Owning a 'Call of Duty' eSports franchise could cost $25 million
Activision Blizzard is apparently making headway with the launch of the city-based Call of Duty League it announced in February. According to ESPN, an esports executive from the company has already be...
03:35 am -04 - Sat, March 16, 2019
Engadget Netgear's latest gaming router goes on sale in April for $199
Whether you're playing Fortnite, Apex Legends or PUBG, less lag means more wins. Netgear promises its new gaming router will deliver both. The company debuted the Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR300 WiFi ...
01:30 am -04 - Sat, March 16, 2019
Engadget Overwatch League teams will play in their home cities next season
The Overwatch League is going on the road next season, as all teams will be playing in their home cities, according to commissioner Nate Nanzer. Last year's inaugural season took place entirely a...
12:58 am -04 - Sat, March 16, 2019
Engadget Reddit bans gore-, death-focused channels following NZ mosque attack
Following other social networks, Reddit has also faced people trying to reshare video of a terrorist attack on a mosque in New Zealand. Now two notorious subreddits, r/watchpeopledie and r/Gore have b...
11:18 pm -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget 'The Sims 4' will stop supporting 32-bit PCs in June
We hope you weren't determined to run The Sims 4 on the same PC you had when it came out in 2014. The developers have warned that the life simulator will end support for 32-bit operating systems...
09:21 pm -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Twitter tests conversation 'subscriptions'
Twitter is testing yet another new feature: a "subscribe to conversation" button that would let users follow a thread without liking or replying to it. Twitter user and software engineer Jan...
08:24 pm -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Beto O'Rourke was a member of hacking group Cult of the Dead Cow
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke was a member of the influential US-based hacking group Cult of the Dead Cow (CDC), according to a report from Reuters. The former three-term congre...
07:42 pm -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget FCC wants to help identify the floor a 911 call is coming from
The Federal Communications Commission issued a new proposal today designed to help first responders better locate 911 callers. The proposed rules would require cellular providers to provide more detai...
07:19 pm -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Jury decides Apple violated three Qualcomm patents in iPhones
Following a two-week trial, a jury has determined that Apple violated three Qualcomm patents in some iPhones. The jury awarded Qualcomm $31 million, the full amount it was seeking, though Apple had wo...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget DC Universe will let you try its exclusive shows for free
Streaming services don't usually give out free episodes or allow users to access their lineup without signing up for a trial period anymore. Now, DC Universe is moving away from those practices, ...
06:43 pm -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Vehicular battle royale 'Notmycar' hits Steam on April 5th
If you're fed up of dying too quickly after dropping into a Fortnite or Apex Legends match, another battle royale game with a fresh twist is on the way -- one in which you might be able to get ou...
06:26 pm -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Fan uses AI to remaster 'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine' in HD
Unfortunately, you're highly unlikely to see an official remaster of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Its special effects were shot on video rather than added to film, making an already daunting rema...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Traeger makes built-in WiFi a standard grill feature
In 2017, Traeger added WiFi connectivity to its line of wood pellet grills with the Timberline series. While being able to control and monitor your grill remotely is more handy than you might think, t...
05:47 pm -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget A 19-year-old WinRAR bug is being used to install malware
Last month, a 19-year-old bug was discovered in WinRAR, a software used to extract .zip and other file archives on your Windows PC. The company was quick to patch the bug, but users who haven't u...
05:16 pm -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Turtle Beach buys Roccat to create a gaming accessory empire
Competition in the gaming gear space might just heat up -- Turtle Beach, best known for its gaming headsets, is buying game accessory maker Roccat for $14.8 million. The company isn't shy about i...
04:37 pm -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget VW and its former CEO charged with defrauding investors in diesel scandal
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it is charging Volkswagen and its former CEO Martin Winterkorn for defrauding US investors during the company's "Dieselgate&quo...
04:04 pm -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Robot valets are parking cars at an airport in France
After a few years of testing its robot valets, Stanley Robotics will officially put its fleet to use at France's Lyon-Saint-Exup&eacute;ry airport this week. If you plan to park in the robot-...
03:27 pm -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Microsoft is testing Skype group calls for up to 50 people
Skype conference calls could be about to get a whole lot busier. Microsoft is planning to bump up the maximum number of group call participants from 25 to 50 (18 more than can fit into a Group FaceTim...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget The best Qi wireless charging power banks
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. ...
02:47 pm -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Google's iOS keyboard can translate text into more than 100 languages
If you use Google's iOS keyboard Gboard, you can now translate to and from all languages supported by Google Translate -- that's currently 103. This means you can effectively type and transl...
02:26 pm -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Notebook 9 goes on sale March 17th
Samsung has revealed its Notebook 9 Pen and Notebook 9 Pro will go on sale this Sunday, March 17th. The 2-in-1 Pen, as the name suggests, comes with an S Pen and has an aluminum body that's just ...
01:52 pm -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Snapchat may launch its own gaming service next month
Snap will launch a gaming platform for its social media app next month, according to Cheddar. The service (codenamed "Project Cognac") has been rumored for awhile, and will reportedly featur...
01:33 pm -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Facebook is relying on AI to tackle revenge porn
Facebook is introducing new revenge porn detection tools that use AI to track down intimate images shared without the subject's consent. It claims machine learning can help it to detect near nude...
01:30 pm -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget EA debuts eSports studio with Madden NFL 19 Challenge
EA is moving deeper into competitive gaming territory by opening an eSports broadcast studio. There are two main studios: the competitive area and a player lounge. The former includes 360-degree sets,...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget 'No Man's Sky' is getting a massive multiplayer mode
After failing to live up to the hype, No Man's Sky was in danger of becoming a cautionary tale for game developers. But a series of improvements, each more impressive than the last, culminating i...
11:45 am -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Netflix promises to remove real-life rail tragedy clips from 'Bird Box'
Earlier this year, Netflix apologized to the people of Lac-M&eacute;gantic after it came to light that Bird Box used actual footage of the Canadian town's fatal rail disaster. At the time, it...
11:00 am -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Here is the Tesla crossover
Hey, good morning!We'll cut to the chase: Here's the new Tesla crossover. It's a new kind of car for the company and will be on roads in 2020. Meanwhile, we've got cheaper NVIDIA G...
10:26 am -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Facebook and YouTube rush to remove New Zealand shooting footage
Facebook and YouTube are working to remove "violent footage" of the New Zealand mass shootings. The gunman -- who killed 49 people and injured 20 in shootings at two mosques in the city of C...
09:25 am -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles cleared of embezzlement charges
Former Mt. Gox chief Mark Karpeles has been found guilty of falsifying financial records but acquitted of all other charges, including embezzlement. According to Bloomberg, the court has given him a t...
08:07 am -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Apple says Spotify wants 'the benefits of a free app without being free'
Apple is firing back in response to Spotify's European Commission (EC) complaint. In a newsroom release, the company said that Spotify "seeks to keep all the benefits of the App Store ecosys...
07:04 am -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Face Recognition Privacy Act aims to protect your identifying info
US Senators Roy Blunt and Brian Schatz want to protect people's facial recognition data and make it much harder to sell now that information is treated as currency. The lawmakers have introduced ...
06:50 am -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Ford drops an electric blue-ish Mustang teaser on Tesla's festivities
Just as Tesla's scheduled Model Y reveal kicked off, Ford (the company Elon Musk said killed his S-E-X-Y naming scheme by blocking the Model E name) had something to show the people. It didn'...
06:50 am -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Ford drops an electric blue Mustang teaser on Tesla's festivities
Just as Tesla's scheduled Model Y reveal kicked off, Ford (the company Elon Musk said killed his S-E-X-Y naming scheme by blocking the Model E name) had something to show the people. It didn'...
05:56 am -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Riding in Tesla's very quick Model Y crossover
"Tesla doesn't make slow cars."I've been told this by various Tesla employees over the years while sitting in the entire lineup of the company's cars. So I was surprised that ...
03:53 am -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Tesla unveils its Model Y crossover
To say Tesla has been busy lately is a bit of an understatement. It finally opened orders for its long-awaited $35,000 Standard Range Model 3, it reversed a decision to shutter some of its showrooms, ...
01:09 am -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Netflix cancels One Day at a Time
Netflix has decided to shelf family sitcom One Day at a Time despite the show's warm response from critics. Following a three season run, the comedy show about a Cuban-American single mother'...
12:04 am -04 - Fri, March 15, 2019
Engadget Garmin's adventure-based smartwatch line starts at $1,500
Garmin is hoping its new line of smartwatches will strike a chord with the kind of thrill seekers you might find flying planes and racing cars -- and we might assume they're expensive planes and ...
11:06 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Steam Link Anywhere beta takes PC game streaming on the road
Valve giving a major expansion to its game streaming service. Just ahead of the 2019 Game Developers Conference, the company announced the release of Steam Link Anywhere, a new feature that will let g...
09:59 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget 'Battlefield V' 64-player battle royale arrives March 25th
After months of waiting, Battlefield V's long-promised (but conspicuously absent) battle royale mode is nearly here. DICE and EA plan to make Firestorm available on March 25th to all players, an...
09:25 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Apple's latest iPhone ad promises privacy matters
In a follow-up to its trolly CES banner ads, Apple just debuted a new commercial that again centers the iPhone as a more privacy-conscious option than the competition. Titled "Privacy on iPhone &...
08:35 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Facebook's chief product officer and head of Whatsapp are leaving
In a note today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed the departures of two high-ranking executives. Chris Cox was the company's chief product officer and had been with Facebook for 13 years, wh...
08:30 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Watch Tesla unveil its Model Y crossover at 11PM ET
Tesla will reveal the Model Y later today, and you'll be able to watch the announcement as it happens. A live stream will be available on Tesla's website starting at 11PM ET (you can sign up...
08:30 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Watch Tesla unveil its Model Y crossover at 11 PM ET
Tesla will reveal the Model Y later today, and you'll be able to watch the announcement as it happens. A live stream will be available on Tesla's website starting at 11 PM ET (you can sign u...
08:15 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Slack removed 28 accounts with ties to hate groups
Today, Slack removed 28 accounts because of their "clear affiliation with known hate groups." The news comes shortly after the media organization Unicorn Riot leaked Slack messages by the gr...
08:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Facebooks redesigned app gets a dedicated gaming hub
Facebook announced today that it is introducing a dedicated "Facebook Gaming" tab to help gamers find the content they're looking for on the platform. The tab will be available in the m...
07:40 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget IKEA will officially reveal its first Sonos-powered speakers next month
IKEA will reveal the first of its Sonos connected smart speakers at an exhibit in Milan next month. This isn't the first we've seen or heard of the speaker, and we knew IKEA had plans to sta...
07:25 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Kia and Amazon team up to make charging EVs at home easier
Amazon's latest partnership with Kia could sway those weighing whether to take the plunge on an electric vehicle. Kia electric vehicle buyers can now order at-home charging units and schedule hom...
07:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $30 on the Jabra Elite Active 65t wireless earbuds
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wire...
06:46 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Looks like iCloud is having problems
Apple is having a bad day. A litany of iCloud services are down or experiencing service disruptions, including sign-in, backup, reminders, Mail, Calendar and Find my iPhone features. On DownDetector, ...
06:46 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Looks like iCloud is having problems (updated)
Apple is having a bad day. A litany of iCloud services are down or experiencing service disruptions, including sign-in, backup, reminders, Mail, Calendar and Find my iPhone features. On DownDetector, ...
05:18 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Facebook's massive outage was the result of a server configuration change
Facebook and Instagram were down for the better part of the day Wednesday, and now we know why. According to Facebook, the outage was the result of a server configuration change. The social networking...
04:58 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Dropbox limits free accounts to three linked devices
If you're used to linking Dropbox to every device you own, you might want to reach for your credit card. Liliputing has noticed that Dropbox quietly started limiting its free Basic tier to a max...
04:26 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget IKEA delays its smart blinds until later this year
IKEA is delaying the launch of its smart blinds until later in 2019 in order to work on a firmware update. The Verge reports that the Swedish furniture maker pushed back the release date for the smart...
04:17 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Huawei confirms it has a backup OS in case it's cut off from Android
In the event that tensions between Huawei Technologies and the US reach a boiling point, Huawei has a backup plan: its own operating system (OS) for phones, tablets and computers. The OS has been rumo...
04:05 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Apple's WWDC keynote is set for June 3rd
Apple has set the dates for this year's Worldwide Developers Conference. It takes place June 3rd to 7th at San Jose's McEnery Convention Center, the same venue as the last couple of years. A...
03:19 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Senator Kamala Harris wants $15 million for state and local tech projects
California Senator and presidential hopeful Kamala Harris wants to create a $15-million fund for state and local government technology projects. She doesn't want to focus on routine IT maintenanc...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Xbox Live expands to mobile in Microsoft's big streaming push
If rumors are to be believed, we may see a Netflix for video games (that you'll actually want to use) as soon as this month. And like streaming video before it, the rise of on-demand gaming could...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Razers new gaming accessories cut a few corners to bring prices down
In addition to making its RazerCare protection plans available for peripherals, Razer is expanding its lineup with a slightly more affordable keyboard, mouse and headset, which are all available today...
02:39 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Faraday Future is selling its Las Vegas site for $40 million
Faraday Future has already ditched plans to build a factory in Las Vegas, and now it's trying to end that chapter of its troubled tale by selling the land on which it was going to set up shop. Th...
02:18 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget 'Left 4 Dead' studio Turtle Rock returns with 'Back 4 Blood'
You're probably not going to get Left 4 Dead 3 any time soon, but you might get the next best thing. Original developer Turtle Rock Studios and Warner Bros. have announced Back 4 Blood, a team-ba...
01:38 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Samsung imagines full-screen phone with a camera hidden under the display
Samsung is working on a "perfect full-screen" phone that will be 100 percent display, with no notches, bezels or cut-outs. According to Yang Byung-duk, the company's display R&amp;D...
01:27 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Samsung unveils the highest-capacity smartphone DRAM yet
Samsung has unveiled the highest-capacity smartphone DRAM chip yet, a 12GB LPDDR4X package that will give premium smartphones more memory than the average laptop. The chip will be ideal for complex mu...
01:16 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Google's Emma Haruka Iwao breaks the world record for calculating pi
Google has something big to celebrate for Pi Day this year: one of its teams has broken the Guinness World Record for the most accurate value of pi. Emma Haruka Iwao and her colleagues used the power ...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Fi's GPS pet tracker lasts three months between charges
From keys to luggage, smart technology lets us keep track of pretty much everything these days -- and that includes our pets. Whistle is perhaps the most prominent company in the pet tracking business...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA's GTX 1660 lowers the high-performance gaming price barrier
NVIDIA has unveiled its cheapest Turing-based card yet, the $219 GeForce GTX 1660. Much like the $279 GTX 1660 Ti, it offers Turing performance that bests the GTX 1060 by around 15-30 percent. At the ...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget HTC's unlimited VR service launches April 2nd for $99 per year
HTC is nearly ready to launch its unlimited Viveport Infinity service after months of teasing. The VR subscription tier is launching on April 2nd for $13 per month or $99 per year, and will offer more...
12:35 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Family Tree DNA will let customers opt-out of the FBI's genetic data access
Genealogy company Family Tree DNA hit the headlines last month after it was revealed the firm had given law enforcement agencies access to its DNA database. The FBI was allowed to comb through the inf...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget WD brings cheap high-speed NVMe SSD performance to creators
The drop in SSD NVMe prices means the miniature storage sticks are becoming increasingly accessible. Even the super-fast Samsung 960 EVO 500GB model, with speeds of 3,200 MB/s, recently dipped below $...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Android Q arrives
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We reviewed Samsung's smaller Galaxy S10 just in time for Google to deliver the first beta version of Android Q. Also, there's some information on how mu...
10:23 am -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Android Q will offer photo apps access to added depth effects
The first Android Q beta has arrived. And based on the features Google listed on Android Developers Blog, it could herald the arrival of more photography apps with depth effects like iPhone's por...
08:03 am -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Google shutters its Spotlight Stories VR studio after six years
Google's Spotlight Stories is no more. The VR studio's executive producer, Karen Dufilho, has sent out an email to announce that the division is shutting down. Stories started as a partnersh...
06:56 am -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget MoviePass' 'day to day' leading exec resigns after a few months
In December MoviePass closed out a turbulent year with new subscription plans for moviegoers and a path to profitability, all with a new exec Khalid Itum taking over day to day operations. Now reports...
04:00 am -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget MIT robot's flytrap gripper can grab both fragile and heavy objects
Robot hands tend to skew toward extremes. They can pick up delicate objects or heavy objects, but rarely both. MIT CSAIL's solution? Avoid hands altogether. Its researchers have developed a V...
03:48 am -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget Senators want Congressional hacks to be public knowledge
When a company is hacked, consumers usually find out about it through the press or emails. You probably remember the Target hack that spilled data from millions of credit and debit card accounts. But ...
02:37 am -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget EA reportedly paid Ninja $1 million to stream 'Apex Legends'
It's no secret that EA paid top streamers to promote (and to some extent, influence) Apex Legends, but how much did those streamers make? In one case, it might have been quite a lot. A Reuters ...
01:23 am -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget 'Overwatch' healer Baptiste debuts on March 19th
Baptiste, the Haitian combat medic who grew up an orphan, will make his Overwatch debut next week. The game announced on Twitter that Baptiste would be coming out on March 19th. Last month, we learned...
12:14 am -04 - Thu, March 14, 2019
Engadget US conducts criminal investigation into Facebook's data deals
Investigations into Facebook's data handling keep piling up. The New York Times has learned that federal prosecutors are in the midst of a criminal investigation into the data deals Facebook arr...
11:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Facebook helps you host viewing parties for live TV
Facebook's Watch Party won't just help you help watch online videos with friends -- it'll soon help with old-school TV. The social network is launching a new Watch Party experience tha...
10:37 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's Wireless Display app streams PC games to your Xbox
Microsoft announced today that it has updated its Wireless Display app to add support for the Xbox One. The latest version of the app will allow gamers to stream PC titles from Steam and elsewhere dir...
09:28 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget 'Hyper Light Drifter' devs' next game goes rollerblading across clouds
The developers of Hyper Light Drifter have introduced their second game, and it's about as strange as you'd expect... if not more so. Heart Machine has offered a brief peek at Solar Ash King...
08:41 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Apple Music is on Amazon Fire TV
Apple Music users in the US can now listen to their tracks on Amazon Fire TVs (or sticks). The news comes only months after Apple Music became available on Echo devices stateside. Apple's streami...
08:15 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Legendary ASCII game 'Dwarf Fortress' is coming to Steam
The 17-year-old classic Dwarf Fortress is considered a pioneer in gaming through its massive, highly interactive world, but it's a tough sell to modern gamers with its ASCII graphics and its abse...
08:02 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Periscope details plan to cut down on spam and fake activity
Periscope, the livestreaming app owned by Twitter, is banning fake engagement on the platform. This includes fake hearts, chats, followers, and views. In a Medium post, the company told users to expec...
07:50 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Sneaky deep sea robot will take pics of fish without spooking them
Robots typically aren't good choices for studying deep sea animals like jellyfish -- not when their light, noise and movement can scare away those creatures. Researchers at Woods Hole Oceanograph...
07:39 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Google adds DuckDuckGo as a search engine option in Chrome
Hidden in the most recent version of Chrome is the ability to change its default search engine to a more privacy-friendly option. With the release of Chrome 73, Google has quietly introduced DuckDuckG...
07:25 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Wearing headphones at a concert isnt as weird as I thought it would be
One of the worst concerts I've ever attended in my life -- in terms of pure sound quality -- was at Barclays Center. I get that arena shows are never going to be known for their top-notch acousti...
07:15 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget The Android Q beta is here with a focus on privacy
It's that time of year when Google offers an early peek at the next version of Android, and sure enough, the first Android Q preview beta is here. Like previous Android betas, the emphasis here i...
06:54 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget US grounds all Boeing 737 Max planes
Less than one day after expressing confidence in Boeing's 737 Max fleet, the US government has decided to ground the plane involved in two recent crashes. According to CNBC, President Trump told ...
06:51 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget HP is recalling more laptop batteries over fire concerns
HP is expanding its recall of laptop and mobile workstation batteries because of concerns over "fire and burn hazards." HP actually announced the broader recall in January, but the Consumer ...
06:37 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Google targets ads at gamers who dont make in-app purchases
If you're one of the few mobile gamers who actually spend money on in-app purchases, you might begin to see fewer ads. While developers make most of their money with advertising, in some cases, a...
06:25 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Sony fixes bug that prevented Kodi installs on its TVs
The furor over Sony TVs allegedly blocking Kodi appears to be over. Sony told Engadget it's rolling out a firmware update for some of its Android-powered sets that fixes a bug preventing Kodi fro...
06:12 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget 'SimBad' Android adware was downloaded nearly 150 million times
As much as Google has done to keep malware out of the Play Store, some notable examples still get through. Google has pulled 210 apps from the store after Check Point researchers discovered that they...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Man arrested for selling Netflix and Spotify accounts
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) announced today that they arrested a man accused of selling stolen login credentials online. The unnamed man, a 21-year-old living in Sydney, Australia, operated a ...
05:45 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Buds review: A waste of good design
Apple has the AirPods for the iPhone, and now Samsung has a true wireless headphone made specifically for its Galaxy lineup. The Galaxy Buds offer a lot of the same features as most other true wireles...
05:29 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Dozens of law enforcement agencies are helping ICE track cars
More than 9,200 Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees have access to a license plate database that allows authorities to track the movement of vehicles over time. The American Civil Liberties ...
05:15 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Why has Spotify filed a complaint against Apple to the EU?
"After careful consideration," wrote Spotify CEO Daniel Ek, "Spotify has filed a complaint against Apple with the European Commission." The Swedish streaming company believes that ...
04:57 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget NASA's upcoming Moon mission may use commercial rockets
Today, in a surprising move at a Senate hearing, NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine proposed that Orion, NASA's upcoming crew vehicle, may fly aboard a commercial rocket. This was the first time ...
04:39 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Where on Google Earth is Carmen Sandiego?
If you're an '80s or '90s kid, you might remember searching the globe for the evil villainess Carmen Sandiego and her fleet of henchmen. You'd follow clues (from what was likely yo...
04:04 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Insta360 Evo captures 180- and 360-degree content for VR headsets
Following the powerful One X 360 camera (and some fun updates), Insta360 is now back with a rather eccentric device that aims to make better use of your VR headsets. The new Insta360 Evo is a dual-mod...
03:33 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget FDA proposes stricter rules for flavored e-cigarettes
After months of talking about limiting flavored e-cigarettes, the FDA ready to take more definitive action. The regulator has unveiled draft rules that would let it restrict sales of e-cigs with flav...
03:16 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Smartphone sales in China plummet to their lowest in six years
It's no secret that smartphone sales are on the decline worldwide as consumers hold on to their handsets for longer. The trend is particularly visible in China, the world's biggest tech mark...
03:02 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Light waves allow scientists to 3D print with multiple materials
3D printing can already create sensors for NASA rovers, rocket engines, safer football helmets, dentures. Name it, and it seems like it can be 3D printed. But the technology is still pretty limited, p...
02:39 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' loses PlayerUnknown
The man who pioneered the battle royale sensation is moving on from the game that bears his name. Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene is leaving PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds to work on a ne...
01:47 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Paramount is urging theaters to show Ang Lee's new sci-fi movie at 120 fps
Ang Lee hasn't given up on high-frame-rate cinema despite the expensive misfire that was Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk. The two-time Oscar winner is shooting his upcoming film, sci-fi assa...
01:36 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Verizon will switch on mobile 5G in Chicago and Minneapolis April 11th
Verizon is planning to bring 5G mobile service to at least 30 US cities this year, and now we know when it'll switch on the first parts of its new network. The provider (which owns Engadget'...
01:21 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Google Fit update delivers a much-needed power-saving mode
Google is taking steps to address one of the most commonly-cited smartwatch complaints: battery life. In a bid to increase the time between charges (which at this juncture is usually two days max), Go...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Twitter's revamped camera is its answer to Stories
There were rumors flying around recently of Twitter working on a "News Camera," which would bring a Stories-style feature to the social network. And, well, it turns out that's partially...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Samsung Galaxy S10e review: Smaller, but not lesser
When it's time to start building their new, premium smartphones, companies like Samsung are usually driven by a simple mantra: "more." More power, more features, more cameras. And it�...
12:42 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget NASA releases the final panorama that Opportunity took on Mars
Before a Martian dust storm took out Opportunity in June 2018, the rover was able to capture hundreds of images that NASA has now released as a panorama. The 360-degree photo is composed of 354 images...
12:32 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Apple reportedly 'racing' to get HBO and Showtime on its streaming service
Apple's big 'show time' press event is under two weeks away, but the company is still working to ensure it has a potent lineup for its long-teased video streaming service. According to ...
12:22 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Uber will pay $20 million to settle drivers' lawsuit
Uber's ongoing driver lawsuit issue could be winding down. The ride-hailing company has agreed to pay $20 million to settle a legal battle instigated by drivers nearly six years ago, according to...
12:02 pm -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Google hires 'Assassin's Creed' lead Jade Raymond to help its big gaming push
Google is turning to the brains behind Assassin's Creed ahead of its gaming debut later this month. Jade Raymond, who clocked in over a decade at Ubisoft, has been appointed vice president by the...
11:41 am -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Sega pulls 'Judgement' sales following voice actor's cocaine arrest
Sega has halted the sales of Yakuza spin-off Judgment in Japan after Pierre Taki, one of its actors, was arrested on suspicion of using cocaine. Taki voiced and served as the model for a yakuza named ...
11:41 am -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Sega pulls 'Judgment' sales following voice actor's cocaine arrest
Sega has halted the sales of Yakuza spin-off Judgment in Japan after Pierre Taki, one of its actors, was arrested on suspicion of using cocaine. Taki voiced and served as the model for a yakuza named ...
11:22 am -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget WhatsApp is testing an image search tool to combat fake news
WhatsApp appears to be working on a new feature to help users identify whether an image they receive is legitimate or not. While picking apart update 2.19.73, WABetaInfo discovered a "search by i...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: LG's prototype Keurig for ice cream
Hey, good morning!The "Keurig for insert-food-or-drink-here" is the new "It's like Uber, but for pizza/pet walkers/curtains." This time, LG's got a prototype ice-cream ma...
10:08 am -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Spotify files EU complaint against Apple's App Store rules
Spotify announced that it has filed an unfair competition complaint against Apple with the European Commission (EC). The streaming company is claiming that Apple's App Store stifles competition b...
09:15 am -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Google's Lookout app says what it sees for blind users in the US
Google's Lookout is now finally available for download, though it's only compatible with Pixel devices in the US set to English at the moment. The application was first announced at Google&#...
07:55 am -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Microsoft reminds everyone about Project xCloud with a live demo
There are so many competing attempts to become the Netflix of Gaming -- in more than one form -- it can be hard to remember who is in the mix. Sony just recently reminded everyone of PS4 Remote Play w...
06:33 am -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Google Drive apps get a redesign to match its look on the web
Google Drive for mobile has caught up with Gmail's refreshed aesthetics. The cloud service has gotten the Material Design treatment with new elements created to make it easier to use on smaller s...
05:23 am -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Xbox One 'Phantom' controller lineup adds an option in White
If you need a new controller for your Xbox One, Microsoft has just introduced the second model in its "Phantom" series, this time as a white special edition release. It's slated to go o...
02:19 am -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Google's real-time speech recognition AI can run offline on Pixel
You can now dictate your texts with Google's Gboard keyboard even when you're offline, at least if you use a Pixel. Google's AI team announced that it updated the Gboard's speech r...
01:29 am -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Chrome now supports your PC's media keys
Chrome is finally ready to make use of your keyboard's media buttons. Google has released the polished version of Chrome 73, and its centerpiece is support for the media keys on many newer PC ke...
12:20 am -04 - Wed, March 13, 2019
Engadget Gearbox teases 'Borderlands 3' reveal on March 28th
Yes, an honest-to-goodness Borderlands sequel (not a pre-sequel) appears to be on the horizon. Gearbox has posted a teaser for what's likely to be the Borderlands 3 reveal at PAX East on March 2...
11:41 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Chrome's 'Lite Pages' now work with secure sites
Loading websites over a slow connection can be frustrating and expensive. That's why Google offers Data Saver, a feature that lets Chrome reduce data use by up to 90 percent and load pages two ti...
10:44 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Windows 7's first DirectX 12 game is 'World of Warcraft'
Gamers who remain on Windows 7 can now play World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth with the added boost of DirectX 12. Microsoft announced that Blizzard would be the first game developer to offer Direc...
10:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget 'Halo: The Master Chief Collection' heads to PC with 'Reach' included
After years of waiting and more than a few hiccups, Halo: The Master Chief Collection is coming to the PC. Microsoft and 343 Industries have unveiled plans to release the whole anthology one game at ...
09:45 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget A closer look at Vivo's all-glass, port-free concept 5G phone
Picture this: you're holding two glossy all-glass concept phones for a photo, then one slips off and shatters another unit on the table. The room goes quiet. Everyone looks on in awe. You are lef...
09:15 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget LG's SnowWhite is like a Keurig for ice cream
SXSW 2019 isn't just about films, politicians, designers and social media founders. There are also gadgets here to check out. Enter LG's SnowWhite, a concept machine designed to let you easi...
08:44 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Why humans must band together to fight the tyranny of tech
It might seem like there's no winning against Facebook and Google, tech companies whose reach and influence are now practically inescapable. Facebook's inability to police its own platform l...
07:40 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Onewheel Pint is a more affordable, easier to ride electric board
Future Motion's Onewheel electric boards have added power and range over the years, but accessibility? Not so much. They've still been expensive and intimidating, not to mention clunky to ...
07:07 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget RED plans to 'radically' change Hydrogen phone program
If you bought RED's Hydrogen One hoping that its module system would improve its frankly lackluster camera technology, you might not want to hold your breath for an imminent upgrade. RED has pul...
06:35 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Get ready for targeted ads on your smart TV
By now, we're all used to targeted ads on social media. And whether you're comfortable with having your interests shared with advertisers or not, it looks like "addressable advertising&...
06:05 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Mesh WiFi startup Eero is now officially part of Amazon
Amazon has officially acquired Eero, the three-year old mesh WiFi startup based in San Francisco. Like other mesh WiFi systems, Eero's routers can be placed throughout the home, allowing users to...
05:24 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget GM is doubling the staff for its self-driving car business
General Motors is ramping up its autonomous vehicle business. According to Reuters, the company is planning to hire 1,000 people over the next nine months to work on Cruise, a GM subsidiary that devel...
05:03 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget US DOT forms council to support emerging transportation tech
Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao has announced a council aimed at supporting transportation projects including hyperloops and self-driving cars. The Non-Traditional and Emerging Transportation ...
04:54 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Marvel is reportedly making a 'What If' animated series for Disney
What if Captain America was elected President? What if Spider Man had joined the Fantastic Four? What if those and other What If plots came to TV? According to Slashfilm, Marvel Studios wants to adapt...
04:34 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's AI app for the blind helps you explore photos with touch
Microsoft's computer vision app for the blind and poor-sighted, Seeing AI, just became more useful for those moments when you're less interested in navigating the world than learning about w...
03:57 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Sony expands PlayStation Now to seven more European countries
Sony is bringing PlayStation Now to more countries across Europe. As of today, players in Italy, Spain, Portugal, Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Norway have full access to the game streaming service. A ...
03:37 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's phone-screen mirroring beta hits Windows 10 this week
When Microsoft launched the "Your Phone" app last year, it gave users instant access to their mobile photos and text messages on Windows 10 PCs. And at its Surface launch last fall, it tease...
03:26 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Senate bill proposes stricter privacy controls for children
Some politicians don't believe the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act does enough to protect kids in the modern era, and they're hoping to update it accordingly. Senators Ed Marke...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget The GravaStar is a Bluetooth speaker with robotic charm
It's the aesthetic that grabbed me. Bluetooth speakers have become commonplace, but a desktop spheroid robo-speaker with glowing lights? That's intriguing. Being from a crowd-funded startup ...
02:53 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Windows 10 can automatically uninstall updates with serious bugs
If a recent update is wreaking havoc on your computer, Windows 10 may automatically uninstall it, according to Microsoft support. A support note states some updates might be incompatible with your sys...
02:30 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Magic Leap goes to the theater
A grungy live music bar off Austin's 6th Street was the site of a stirring Shakespeare performance at South by Southwest on Sunday. "All the world's a stage..." began the actor, pe...
02:13 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget PayPal opens instant bank transfers in the US
PayPal made it possible for businesses to get paid instantly, but what if you're an individual who just wants funds in a hurry? You might be set after today. The payment service has launched an...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget 'The Atomic Tree' explores the bonsai that survived a nuclear blast
Filmmakers don't accidentally make a movie for virtual reality headsets. Creating VR media is a multi-step process involving specialized cameras and equipment, not to mention an entirely new appr...
01:47 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Alphabet's AI-powered Chrome extension hides toxic comments
Alphabet offshoot Jigsaw is launching a Chrome extension designed to help moderate toxic comments on social media. The new open-source tool, dubbed "Tune," builds on the machine learning sma...
01:16 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget The World Wide Web at 30: We got the free and open internet we deserve
This isn't the internet that Tim Berners-Lee envisioned when he laid the groundwork for the World Wide Web 30 years ago today. Rather than the free and open online utopia, "The web has evolv...
01:02 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Tesla's change of heart will bring Autopilot prices 'back to normal'
Tesla's partial about-face on vehicle pricing will also have an effect on Autopilot pricing. Elon Musk has confirmed that prices for Enhanced Autopilot and Full Self-Driving will "revert to...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Firefox Send's free encrypted file transfers are now available to all
Mozilla has made privacy Firefox's calling card, while lambasting companies it believes don't meet the bar on security. Its latest update to its web browser, an end-to-end encrypted file tra...
12:48 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Netflix promises more interactive shows like 'Bandersnatch'
Spurred by the success of Black Mirror spinoff Bandersnatch, Netflix is going all-in on interactive shows. Over the next two years, the streamer is "doubling down" on the format, which lets ...
12:46 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Boeing will release software updates for 737 Max jets by April
Following two air disasters months apart, Boeing has promised to release software updates for all of its Boeing 737 Max aircraft by next month at the latest. The updates were developed in the aftermat...
12:41 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Netflix will adapt 'Dragon's Dogma' as part of its big anime push
Netflix has revealed its new anime lineup and confirmed a couple of projects we've heard of in the past. To start with, the streaming giant has reassured fans that Ghost in the Shell: SAC _2045 w...
12:22 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Withings adds sleep apnea detection to its tracking mat
There are countless products available that help you track your sleep, giving you insights into your sleep patterns and quality. But there's been nothing to help snoozers identify sleep apnea, a ...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Drone Racing League's new season will air on NBC and Twitter
Three seasons down the line, the fledgling Drone Racing League (DRL) is still not a household name. But it continues to draw major broadcasters and is now set to make its debut on social media. For it...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Spotify Premium subscribers can get Hulu for free
After bundling Hulu's ad-supported plan with Spotify Premium for an extra $3 per month, the streaming giant is going a step further. For a limited time, Spotify will offer that Hulu plan for free...
11:29 am -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Japan's moon rover will be made by Toyota
Toyota is going to the moon. The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has teamed up with the carmaker to build a pressurized self-driving rover that will land on the lunar surface in 2029. The...
11:02 am -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Apple is ready to unveil its streaming video service
Hey, good morning!It's been a long time coming, but Apple's very own streaming video service will be officially unveiled in a few weeks. We also get a first look at the Harry Potter universe...
10:45 am -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget 'Fortnite' will force PS4 and Xbox One players to fight each other
For years, the idea of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One gamers teaming up and shooting enemies together was just a pipe dream. Walled gardens and exclusives meant picking a side and dealing with the consequ...
10:17 am -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget 'Doom: Annihilation' trailer teases a pretty bland movie
After the critical and commercial flop of the original Doom movie in 2005, many fans of the early-90s' first-person shooter game agreed the Doom universe was probably best left as that: a game. B...
09:31 am -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Google's Allo messenger waves goodbye
Google announced last year that it's shutting down Allo, its smart messaging app, in March 2019. Apparently, the time is now. A banner across Allo's official website clearly states that the ...
07:44 am -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget HTC resurfaces with info on Android Pie for U11, U11 and U12
After selling some of its operations to Google, HTC isn't quite the player in the phone business that we remember, but it still has some impressive hardware that could use a software update. Back...
06:32 am -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Facebook temporarily pulled Warren ads about breaking it up
Facebook has restored Senator Elizabeth Warren's ads calling for people's support in her mission to break up tech giants after facing backlash for pulling them down. The social network seems...
03:54 am -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget What's on TV: 'The Division 2,' 'Arrested Development' and 'Triple Frontier'
The Bluths are back. A new round of Arrested Development is appearing on Netflix this week, along with its star-filled action/heist flick Triple Frontier and another season of Queer Eye. For gamers Th...
02:53 am -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Amazon lets third-party sellers offer lower prices on rival sites
Amazon just made online shopping slightly more competitive. A Reuters source has learned that the internet heavyweight has stopped telling third-party sellers that they're forbidden from offerin...
12:47 am -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Instagram founders on Snapchat and breaking up Facebook
We haven't heard much from Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger since they resigned from Facebook last September. But on Monday, the pair spoke at SXSW 2019 about the rise of Instagr...
12:31 am -04 - Tue, March 12, 2019
Engadget Trump's 2020 budget proposal cuts the EV tax credit
The Trump administration announced its budget proposal for 2020 and tax credits for electric vehicles is on the chopping block, according to Reuters. The White House is proposing eliminating the subsi...
11:15 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Jessica Brillhart seeks truth in immersive media
As the former lead VR filmmaker for Google, Jessica Brillhart helped the search giant come to grips with an entirely new medium. Now, she's striking out on her own with Vrai Pictures, her New Yor...
10:55 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Lawsuit accuses Google of hefty payouts to execs accused of misconduct
Google's handling of sexual misconduct by executives is coming under more scrutiny thanks to new details emerging from a shareholder lawsuit. Investors have claimed Google chief Larry Page grant...
10:32 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Palm's tiny (pointless) phone gets its own battery case
The new Palm is a tiny smartphone for occasions when your regular device is just too overwhelming.There's now a battery pack that will address the bite-size phone's short battery life. Mophi...
09:47 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget NCAA March Madness Live streams on Oculus Go
It'll be particularly easy to stream NCAA March Madness games this year, especially if you'd rather watch matches in total privacy. The NCAA and CBS are making the March Madness Live app av...
08:57 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget AT&T is increasing DirecTV Now prices by $10 per month
If you subscribe to AT&amp;T's DirecTV Now, keep an eye on your bill -- prices are going up again. Last July, AT&amp;T increased the cost of its live TV streaming bundles by $5 per month....
07:47 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Bugatti unveils a $33,000 EV for (rich) kids
For its 110th birthday, Bugatti is going back to its roots. The French car manufacturer is digging up the Bugatti Type 35, the company's famous racing car also called the Bugatti Baby, and giving...
07:27 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Apple will finally unveil its streaming video service on March 25th
It turns out rumors of an Apple spring event were true: the company's next event will happen on March 25th at the Steve Jobs theater on Apple's Cupertino campus. And judging by the event inv...
07:26 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Trump administration may monitor social media to catch disability fraud
If you're claiming disability benefits, a latergram of you hiking or going out dancing could soon get you in trouble. A proposed Trump administration rule would allow agency officials to snoop on...
07:26 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Trump administration may monitor social media to catch disability fraud (updated)
If you're claiming disability benefits, a latergram of you hiking or going out dancing could soon get you in trouble. A proposed Trump administration rule would allow agency officials to snoop on...
07:11 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget YouTube Stories now have Snapchat-like filters
YouTube creators can now apply AR selfie filters to their YouTube Stories. The animated masks, glasses and 3D hats are similar to those you've seen elsewhere, like on Snapchat or Instagram. But G...
07:00 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget What were buying: Laptop bags (and an iPhone case) edition
We're back with another edition of "What we're buying," which focuses on gadgets and apps that our editors have been using in their everyday lives. This time, we're looking at...
06:14 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Twitter's experimental beta testing app is available today
Twitter is making good on its promise of testing new conversation features in public. The social network has launched Twttr, an experimental app that lets early adopters try prototypes of new Twitter ...
06:13 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Trump asks for $9.6 billion to bolster cybersecurity in 2020 budget
President Donald Trump has revealed his proposed budget for the 2020 fiscal year, which "supports the creation" of Space Force (USSF) as the sixth branch of the armed forces. The White House...
05:34 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Box Enterprise accounts are not as secure as they should be
More than 90 companies inadvertently exposed hundreds of thousands of documents and terabytes of data via Box, a cloud-based file-sharing system. Cybersecurity firm Adversis exposed the major security...
05:34 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Dozens of companies using Box inadvertently shared private data (updated)
More than 90 companies inadvertently exposed hundreds of thousands of documents and terabytes of data via Box, a cloud-based file-sharing system. Cybersecurity firm Adversis exposed the potential secu...
05:19 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget US may punish Germany if it uses Huawei tech
The US hasn't been shy about pressuring its allies to ditch Huawei, but now it's turning to threats of serious consequences. The Wall Street Journal has learned that the US' Ambassador...
04:54 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Tidal adds high-fidelity audio to its iOS app
You don't have to grab an Android phone if you want to listen to Tidal's Master audio on your phone. Tidal has introduced support for the "studio quality" format to its iOS app, g...
04:23 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Roku could add AirPlay 2 support soon
Apple wants as many people as possible to have access to its upcoming streaming video service -- even if they don't have Apple TV. It's been working with a number of TV makers on AirPlay 2 a...
03:45 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Smart speakers are being used to help measure inflation in the UK
Smart speakers are so popular the UK is using them to help calculate inflation. Every year, the UK's Office for National Statistics (ONS) adds top consumer products to its "basket of goods,&...
03:21 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Adobe will kill Shockwave on April 9th
Adobe isn't just putting Flash on ice. In the wake of customer emails, the software giant has signaled that it will discontinue Shockwave for Windows on April 9th, 2019. The company had already...
02:56 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' is about protecting muggles
We may not know when the new Harry Potter mobile game is coming, but we do have an inkling of what it'll be like when it arrives. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will focus on the Statute of Secrecy ...
02:42 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget The UK is expanding drone no-fly zones around major airports
Just a couple of months after drone sightings grounded flights at one of the UK's busiest travel hubs, the nation is expanding drone no-fly zones around airports. As of Wednesday, the no-fly radi...
02:30 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Nike designer Tinker Hatfield makes the case for self-lacing shoes
Tinker Hatfield made people jump off their seat at a SXSW 2019 panel. Literally. The legendary Nike designer, who's behind the Air Max and most iconic Air Jordans, took off the sneakers he wore t...
01:30 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Robots are playing ASMR-infused techno at SXSW
In 2012, Moritz Simon Geist left a promising career as a research engineer in Germany to build robots and travel the world playing music full-time. He'd studied classical music in school, startin...
01:10 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA will stop supporting 3D glasses in April
Have you noticed that stereoscopic 3D is out of vogue, at least at home? So has NVIDIA. The graphics chip designer has unveiled plans to drop support for 3D Vision, its approach to gaming with 3D gl...
01:10 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA will stop supporting 3D glasses in April (updated)
Have you noticed that stereoscopic 3D is out of vogue, at least at home? So has NVIDIA. The graphics chip designer has unveiled plans to drop support for 3D Vision, its approach to gaming with 3D glas...
12:45 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget CRISPR doc 'Human Nature' embraces the hope and peril of gene editing
When making a documentary on something as groundbreaking and controversial as CRISPR, the gene editing tool that could potentially help us eradicate cancer, you need a deft touch. Lean into the hard s...
12:26 pm -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA buys high-performance chip-maker Mellanox for $6.9 billion
NVIDIA confirmed that it has purchased Israeli chip-maker Mellanox for $6.9 billion, its largest acquisition to date. The bid, rumored for several days, reportedly trumped a $6 billion offer made by ...
11:55 am -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Spain halts plans to use electric shock treatment on violent inmates
Spain is putting on hold a scientific investigation that involved zapping prisoners' brains with electricity to curb violent urges. A pilot study saw the technique -- known as transcranial direct...
11:03 am -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Tesla will raise prices, but keep some of its stores
We've got the biggest stories from SXSW over the weekend, as well as news on more suspicious cryptocurrency dealings (to paraphrase, it was an elaborate pyramid scheme), and you've told us w...
10:35 am -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget NBC's free news streaming service will fully launch in May
NBC has run a limited version of its streaming news channel for the past few months. Soon, however, it'll be ready to open the taps: the broadcaster is officially launching its free NBC News Now ...
09:09 am -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Nearly half of the votes in Estonia's election were cast online
While many parts of the world are still struggling with voting machines, Estonia appears to be embracing online voting with gusto. In the country's recently finished parliamentary elections, nea...
08:17 am -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Tesla decides to keep more stores open and raise prices instead
After saying that it will close most of its stores and go online-only, Tesla has changed its mind. The automaker announced that it will "only close about half as many stores" as it previousl...
07:28 am -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Palmer Luckey's firm wins Pentagon drone AI contract
Google may have backed out of the US military's Project Maven, but that doesn't mean other tech companies are unwilling to participate. The Intercept has learned that Oculus Rift co-founder...
05:25 am -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget US arrests cryptocurrency exec over 'multibillion-dollar' fraud
Cryptocurrency scams are nothing new, but they're rarely as large as this. US law enforcement has arrested Konstantin Ignatov over a fraud charge relating to OneCoin, the cryptocurrency he helpe...
03:06 am -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget Facebook sues two Ukranians over data-stealing browser add-ons
Facebook is all too aware of how developers can make off with private data, and it's willing to go to court to fight that behavior. The Verge has learned that the social network sued two Ukrania...
01:36 am -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA joins Intel in bidding war for major Israeli chip maker
If you needed any further evidence that NVIDIA is becoming more of a direct competitor for Intel, you might just have it. A Calcalist source claimed that NVIDIA has made an offer to acquire Mellanox, ...
01:00 am -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget IBM's AI blood test could help with early Alzheimer's detection
Previous attempts to find a cure for Alzheimer's ended up in failure, but a new study out of IBM Research has the potential to spark a major breakthrough. A group of IBM researchers have harnesse...
12:03 am -04 - Mon, March 11, 2019
Engadget FDA removes restrictions on genetically modified salmon
Genetically modified fish are about to become more of a practical reality in the US. The Food and Drug Administration has lifted an import alert on AquaBounty's genetically modified AquAdvantage...
10:26 pm -04 - Sun, March 10, 2019
Engadget Google shows how it could make a cloud-savvy game controller
If Google ever makes hardware to go along with its rumored game streaming service, you might have an idea as to how it will work. Yanko Design has spotted a recently published Google patent applicati...
09:04 pm -04 - Sun, March 10, 2019
Engadget 23andMe says gene report can detect the risk of type 2 diabetes
23andMe is betting that its gene testing kits can help identify another major health risk: diabetes. The company plans to offer a report that identifies your genetic predisposition toward type 2 (tha...
08:30 pm -04 - Sun, March 10, 2019
Engadget 'Every Thing Every Time' builds poetry from the smart city
Just opposite the Austin Convention Center there's a mechanical split-flap display -- the kind you might see in a 20th century train station -- propped on a slim strip of grass, fluttering off te...
08:30 pm -04 - Sun, March 10, 2019
Engadget Good Omens and the art of avoiding Armageddon
The world will end one day. That's a plain fact; what's unknown is the exact manner in which humanity will be erased from existence. Whether the oceans will boil us from below like a massive...
07:29 pm -04 - Sun, March 10, 2019
Engadget Amazon Fire TV no longer needs you to type your WiFi password
There are a number of reasons why it can be laborious to set up a living room media player, not the least of which is WiFi -- you try entering a password with a remote. Those days might be gone if you...
06:00 pm -04 - Sun, March 10, 2019
Engadget The best wireless TV headphones
By Daniel Varghese and Lauren DraganThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may ea...
04:30 pm -04 - Sun, March 10, 2019
Engadget Hitting the Books: Brotopia
Welcome to Engadget's new series, Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the m...
03:45 pm -04 - Sun, March 10, 2019
Engadget NASA unveils stunning images of merging supersonic shockwaves
NASA has developed a new imaging technique that let them capture, for the first time, the interaction of shockwaves from two supersonic jets. They were taken by a new, high-speed camera system develop...
03:00 pm -04 - Sun, March 10, 2019
Engadget After Math: It's the circle of tech
While most of us now need Buzzfeed quizzes about "things only '90s kids would recognize" to remember what a Blockbuster is, the franchise's inevitable demise is still something to ...
02:00 pm -04 - Sun, March 10, 2019
Engadget Foursquare's unusual pitch: The ethical data company
It seems counter-intuitive that, in the thick of a backlash against Big Tech's data privacy abuses, Dennis Crowley is pitching location tracking technology at South By Southwest.Foursquare, which...
11:57 am -04 - Sun, March 10, 2019
Engadget Series will give Snap's founding story the 'Social Network' treatment
Quibi, an upcoming mobile-first video streaming service, will create a series based on Snap's founding. Film executive Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman -- HP Enterprise's former CEO and cu...
07:45 am -04 - Sun, March 10, 2019
Engadget 'Crackdown 2' is free on Xbox One ahead of updates to its sequel
Just because you're playing Crackdown 3 doesn't mean you've played its predecessor -- in fact, that's not too likely when the second game launched nearly nine years ago. The devel...
04:05 am -05 - Sun, March 10, 2019
Engadget Tesla extends delivery times for base Model 3 by one month
If you thought sales for the fabled $35,000 Model 3 would quickly lead to a backlog... well, you guessed correctly. Tesla has extended US delivery times for the base EV by a full month, with new orde...
02:22 am -05 - Sun, March 10, 2019
Engadget Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez believes we should be excited about automated jobs
Left-wing US politicians have landed at SXSW 2019. A day after sharing her proposal to break up companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon, US Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) expanded on her plans at ...
01:33 am -05 - Sun, March 10, 2019
Engadget Iranian hackers stole terabytes of data from software giant Citrix
Citrix is best-known for software that runs behind the scenes, but a massive data breach is putting the company front and center. The FBI has warned Citrix that it believes reports of foreign hackers...
12:30 am -05 - Sun, March 10, 2019
Engadget HBOs 'The Inventor' explores how Theranos happened, but not why
From the beginning of The Inventor, HBO's upcoming documentary about the failed blood testing startup Theranos, director Alex Gibney ties the story of founder Elizabeth Holmes to another notable ...
11:34 pm -05 - Sat, March 9, 2019
Engadget Flickr protects all its users' Creative Commons photos
Flickr has taken extra steps to protect the photos on its platform uploaded under the Creative Commons license. On March 12th, the service will purge free tier users' photos until they only have ...
10:01 pm -05 - Sat, March 9, 2019
Engadget Steven Spielberg denies campaign to stop Netflix from winning Oscars
Steven Spielberg is no fan of streaming services winning Oscars when they only have tiny presences in theaters, but is he really campaigning to change the rules? Not necessarily. Movie industry vete...
09:02 pm -05 - Sat, March 9, 2019
Engadget Facebook is using AR to bring a massive mural to life
With all the controversy surrounding Facebook right now, it's easy to forget that the company actually does plenty of good for people across the world. At SXSW 2019, Facebook's Art House hop...
07:02 pm -05 - Sat, March 9, 2019
Engadget Amazon's next big step in sports: buying into the Yankees Network
As Disney completes its acquisition of Fox there's more than just the Marvel universe at stake. One condition of the purchase is that it will sell off Fox's portfolio of regional sports netw...
05:31 pm -05 - Sat, March 9, 2019
Engadget UK lords call for central 'Digital Authority' to help regulate internet
The UK govenment's demand for stricter regulation of internet companies is only growing louder. A report from a House of Lords committee has called for the creation of a central "Digital Au...
04:00 pm -05 - Sat, March 9, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: The battle to make the end of 'Game of Thrones'
'Game of Thrones' first look: Inside the brutal battle to make season 8James Hibberd,Entertainment WeeklyHBO's insanely popular epic concludes in April, but the battle to film the battl...
03:30 pm -05 - Sat, March 9, 2019
Engadget The best free-to-play games
Gone are the days where free games equated to ropey puzzle games and knock-off clones of games that had a price tag. These days, courtesy of in-app payments and the ease of offering both a sample of t...
02:30 pm -05 - Sat, March 9, 2019
Engadget Heres what our readers think of the Google Pixel 3 and 3XL
With last year's release of the Pixel 3 and 3 XL Google answered the call of competing smartphones by adding some significant software upgrades, and subtle hardware changes, to its flagship line-...
01:39 pm -05 - Sat, March 9, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Breaking up Big Tech
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend. Our SXSW crew is in Austin giving blood for the cause, while we look back at big stories from this week including our 15th birthday and th...
12:15 pm -05 - Sat, March 9, 2019
Engadget 'The Division 2' has a 50GB day one patch waiting for disc buyers
Next week The Division 2 arrives on PC, PS4 and Xbox (exactly when will vary based on what edition you've purchased and where you live -- there are multiple charts), and like many other games, it...
09:02 am -05 - Sat, March 9, 2019
Engadget Porche's Taycan EV has pulled in more than 20,000 deposits
Looks like Porsche has drummed up massive interest for its Tesla rival, because the automaker has revealed that it received 20,000 reservations for its upcoming Taycan electric vehicle. The company ha...
09:02 am -05 - Sat, March 9, 2019
Engadget Porsche's Taycan EV has pulled in more than 20,000 deposits
Looks like Porsche has drummed up massive interest for its Tesla rival, because the automaker has revealed that it received 20,000 reservations for its upcoming Taycan electric vehicle. The company al...
04:17 am -05 - Sat, March 9, 2019
Engadget 'Anthem' patch to fix crash, balance problems arrives Saturday
Anthem has had a launch troubled by various glitches, but its developers announced a patch that will deal with crashes and balance issues -- among many other things -- is going out between 8 and 10 AM...
01:43 am -05 - Sat, March 9, 2019
Engadget The CDC is launching its first investigation into e-scooter injuries
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is starting to take a look at accidents related to electric scooters, according to CNBC. The ongoing study, launched at the request of health and t...
11:50 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget I bled for 'Game of Thrones' for the right and wrong reasons
How could HBO outdo its massive Westworld role-playing experience from last year's SXSW? By asking Game of Thrones fans to prove their devotion by drawing blood. Bleed for the Throne, the network...
10:08 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget Tesla starts selling the Model 3 in Mexico
Just weeks after Tesla launched sales of the long-awaited, $35,000 Model 3 in the states, CNBC reports that the company will sell the car in Mexico -- though it will cost $42,000 there. This makes Mex...
09:32 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget Switch RPG 'Octopath Traveler' is coming to Android and iOS
Apparently, Square Enix doesn't believe Octopath Traveler is mobile enough. The developer has unveiled plans to bring the well-received Switch RPG to Android and iOS devices, in the form of a pr...
09:03 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget Apple's rumored AR headset might require an iPhone
More than a year after rumors circulated that Apple would produce an AR headset by 2020, the company seems to be on track to meet that goal. Full production could start as soon as the fourth quarter o...
08:29 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget MLB considers pitch tracking system to assist home plate umpires
The next target for automation: baseball umpires. The Atlantic League, an independent baseball league, announced today that it will use tracking technology to assist umps in calling balls and strikes ...
08:00 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget The Rolls Royce Cullinan is the nicest office youll never sit in
The pinnacle of high society is the Rolls Royce. Only the richest TV and movie characters roll up in a Rolls. When they hop out of the back, you know that they're the heirs to a diamond mine or a...
08:00 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget The Rolls-Royce Cullinan is the nicest office youll never sit in
The pinnacle of high society is the Rolls-Royce. Only the richest TV and movie characters roll up in a Rolls. When they hop out of the back, you know that they're the heirs to a diamond mine or a...
07:38 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget Tesla investors sue to stop Elon Musk's 'unchecked' use of Twitter
The SEC isn't the only one concerned that Elon Musk may have crossed the line (again) with his tweets. A group of institutional investors has sued to stop Musk's "unchecked use of Twit...
06:51 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget Sonos adds another hi-fi music streaming option in the US
If you're a Sonos owner in the US who's interested in listening to music in high quality, you might be pleased to learn there's another streaming option available for you through the So...
06:24 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget Sinemia is terminating accounts and users don't know why
Something strange is going on at Sinemia, where customers are reporting their accounts are being wrongfully terminated. Beginning last week, subscribers of the discounted movie ticket company took to ...
05:52 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget Spotify will be pre-installed on the Galaxy S10 and other new phones
Spotify and Samsung are expanding their partnership. The companies announced today that new Samsung smartphones will ship with Spotify preinstalled. For eligible owners of Samsung's latest flagsh...
05:24 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget Philadelphia is the first US city to ban cashless stores
Philadephia has passed a law requiring almost all businesses to accept cash payments, effectively banning cashless stores. It comes into force July 1st, and businesses which violate it face a fine of ...
05:00 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget The best dash cam
By Rik Paul, Molly K. McLaughlinThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn a...
04:30 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget QuadrigaCX's missing millions is the messiest Bitcoin saga yet
If there's one thing the internet excels at, it's helping people forget the rules of Occam's razor. For many, there are usually no simple explanations for anything, and everything is a ...
04:07 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget 'Pokemon GO' is testing high noon raids
Next week, Pok&eacute;mon GO will experiment with a new feature: lunch hour raid battles. On March 13, from 12pm to 1pm in your local time zone, Pok&eacute;mon GO will increase the number of r...
04:07 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' is testing high noon raids
Next week, Pok&eacute;mon Go will experiment with a new feature: lunch hour raid battles. On March 13, from 12pm to 1pm in your local time zone, Pok&eacute;mon Go will increase the number of r...
03:42 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget Skype lets you make HD video calls on the web
Just days since rival Google Duo came to the web, Skype is overhauling its own browser-based service. The new Skype for Web boasts HD video for both private and group calls, call recording, and a noti...
03:21 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget Elizabeth Warren pledges to break up Facebook, Google and Amazon
Today, Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren published a post on Medium in which she detailed why she wants to break up large Internet companies such as Facebook, Amazon and Google. In her ...
03:00 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget The kings of artisanal cheese wear lab coats
Forget France. In the 21st-century artisanal cheese world, all roads lead to the tiny town of Greensboro, Vermont, home to the Cellars at Jasper Hill.There, brothers Mateo and Andy Kehler craft some o...
02:30 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget The best games for your smartphone
Sorry, but mobile gaming is the biggest player in the video game market. In 2018, it made almost half of the industry's global revenue. Smartphone games once existed separately from console and P...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget Share your opinions about the Nintendo Switch!
When we first reviewed the Nintendo Switch back in 2017, reviewer Devindra Hardawar declared it was "unlike any system we've seen before." Indeed, the hybrid console sought to improve t...
01:35 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant will soon be more conversational on smart displays
Google is rolling out "continued conversation" to smart displays over the next few days, the company has confirmed to Android Central. The tech giant launched the feature for smart speakers ...
01:05 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget Elon Musk's toke could cost him his Pentagon security clearance
Recreational marijuana use may be legal in ten states, but those in the corridors of power aren't keen on top-level CEOs lighting up in public. After getting heat from NASA, Elon Musk -- who took...
12:35 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget Facebook is testing 'Watch Party' features on Instagram, too
The only thing better than watching great videos is hate-watching terrible ones while making jokes about them with friends. Facebook caught onto that idea with its Watch Party feature, and it might so...
12:01 pm -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Tim's Apple joke
Good morning! As a squad of Engadget editors makes their way to SXSW for the weekend, we've been testing Samsung's latest smartwatch, taking a second look at the Switch and hearing some inte...
11:45 am -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget YouTube's 'Cobra Kai' season two trailer shows rival dojos preparing for battle
The Karate Kid fans will get another dose of the LaRusso vs Lawrence rivalry when Cobra Kai returns to YouTube Premium on April 24th. The first trailer for the show's second season just dropped a...
11:15 am -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget Twitter expands reporting tool to protect your personal info
Waiting for Twitter to respond to harassment reports can be frustrating -- even more so if you're trying to get the social network to remove tweets containing your personal information. In an eff...
10:45 am -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget Valve laid off 13 employees working on virtual reality
Valve has laid off 13 employees, including people working on virtual reality, according to UploadVR. The company has confirmed the layoffs after the publication discovered that it removed a number of ...
04:40 am -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget Google: Update Chrome now as attackers are 'actively exploiting' a bug
Google Chrome tends to auto update quickly and silently, but you may want to make sure you're on the latest version right now, as the company announced a zero-day vulnerability that it said attac...
03:22 am -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget J Dilla-inspired sampler makes it easy to create beats on your phone
If you ask Elf Audio's Marek Bereza, many music samplers are too fussy -- you're focused more on making tiny edits than, well, making music. He's trying to remedy that with his new Koal...
02:14 am -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget Watch SpaceX's Crew Dragon return to Earth starting at 2 AM ET
Just about a week after launching on its inaugural voyage, the SpaceX Crew Dragon has one more step to complete: returning to Earth. First, the uncrewed spacecraft will undock from the International D...
01:16 am -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget Disneys streaming service will include its entire movie library
Good news, Disney junkies: The upcoming Disney+ streaming service will include "the entire Disney motion picture library". Disney CEO Bob Iger made the announcement at a company shareholder ...
12:14 am -05 - Fri, March 8, 2019
Engadget YouTube adds fact checks to search results on sensitive topics
YouTube is launching new information panel that will appear when users search for controversial topics. The text boxes will appear at the top of search results and will offer fact checks from verified...
11:22 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Music streaming services are fighting a big royalties increase
Spotify, Pandora, Google and Amazon are fighting back against royalty increases that could be as high as 44 percent. The four companies -- each with its own streaming service -- have issued appeals ag...
10:30 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Facebook only cares about privacy because it has to
When your reputation is as shattered as Facebook's, all you can do is try to change course. And amid an ongoing crisis caused by its continuous disregard for protecting users' data, co-found...
10:12 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Los Angeles is fighting for e-scooter data
The City of Los Angeles is fighting for access to data from an unlikely source: scooters. City officials want to use location data from Uber-owned Jump's dockless scooters to inform public transi...
09:14 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Facebook will make anti-vaccine content less visible
Facebook announced today a new plan of action for combatting misinformation surrounding vaccinations. The social networking giant will start by reducing the ranking of groups and Pages that spread fal...
08:50 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Airbnb is buying last-minute hotel app HotelTonight
Airbnb is buying last-minute hotel booking service HotelTonight, in another move on the traditional hotel industry. The HotelTonight booking app and website, which offers day-of hotel reservations at ...
08:30 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $300 on Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wire...
07:47 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget EA is the latest to nix its E3 press conference
When E3 kicks off later this year, Electronic Arts will be seen but not heard. The company announced today that it will be forgoing its standard press conference at the event. Instead, EA will be focu...
07:19 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Leica's compact, full-frame Q2 captures 47MP photos and 4K video
Leica made a few waves with its original Q camera in 2015, and not without merit: the Q was a compact full-frame camera that took advantage of the company's reputation for high-quality lenses. Y...
07:00 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Facebook Messenger bug let other people see who you'd been talking to
In November, researchers discovered a Facebook bug that allowed websites to extract data from users' profiles thanks to a security flaw relating to cross-site frame leakage (CSFL). Today, the sam...
06:49 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Tim Cook is in on the Tim Apple joke
President Trump knows words. He has the best words. And he showed some of those big beautiful words off yesterday during a press conference for the during the inaugural meeting of the American Workfor...
06:11 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Facebook removes fake accounts stoking political tension in UK
Facebook just cracked down on more fake accounts in the UK, and this time it was a relatively sophisticated scheme. The social network has pulled 137 bogus accounts (including for Instagram), groups ...
06:08 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Amazon teases when its 'Lord of the Rings' series will take place
Amazon has offered precious little information about its forthcoming Lord of the Rings series, but some Twitter and Instagram teases that started last month are finally bearing fruit. Previous posts s...
05:36 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Sinemia's new movie ticket discount doesn't require a subscription
From discounted weekday-only movie subscriptions to $30 unlimited passes, rollover tickets, debit cards to avoid online fees and direct ticket sales, it seems like Sinemia has tried just about everyth...
05:22 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget The Queen is now on Instagram
Queen Elizabeth II might be the next big Instagram influencer. Her Majesty made her first ever post to Instagram today while visiting the Science Museum in London. Her post, made from the official The...
04:56 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget The original Diablo is now available on GOG.com
The original 1996 Diablo is now available for the first time digitally on GOG.com. Fans of Blizzard's classic RPG can choose between two modes; an old-school version with 20 FPS, SVGA graphics an...
04:16 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget SiriusXM plans original podcasts, shows and more for Pandora
If you listen to Pandora regularly, you might notice new channels, shows, podcast and playlists popping up. Roughly one month after finalizing its $3.5 billion acquisition of Pandora, Sirius XM announ...
04:01 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Bird's new program lets local operators run their own scooter network
Bird's e-scooters are on their way to Canada, Latin America and New Zealand under a program that allows local business owners to set up their own networks. The company is opening up Bird Platform...
03:30 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Supercar fantasies at the Geneva Motor Show
Most of us will never have the cash for a supercar, but we still want them to look cooler and go faster every year. At the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, automakers were happy to accommodate, with a fresh cr...
03:00 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Alexa's new skill lets you scour Ticketmaster using your voice
You can buy tickets using voice commands now that Ticketmaster has given Alexa access to its events. If you've got nothing particular in mind, say "Alexa, open Ticketmaster." You can al...
03:00 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget AI picks your 'perfect' makeup shade without seeing your face
Finding a decent foundation is the Holy Grail of beauty that many makeup-wearers can only dream of. Even if you find something that just kind-of-works for you, chances are you'll stick with it in...
02:44 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Apex Legends update attempts to balance its most powerful weapons
It's the stuff of nightmares. You're looted out of your mind, there are only two squads left standing, and you get double-tapped from the other side of the world by a Wingman-wielding Pathfi...
02:30 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget The best games for PC
So how do you categorize a beast like gaming on the PC? With decades of titles to pluck from (and the first port of call for most indie titles, too), there's so much to choose from. Gaming on you...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget 24 hours with Samsung's Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung's Galaxy Watch Active is cute.That's obviously not the only thing going for the company's latest workout-friendly wearable, but its relative cuteness is surprisingly important h...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Corsairs K83 media keyboard is great... when it works
Corsair is in general, a gamer's brand. The company makes PC components like memory and cases, as well as accessories like mice and keyboards for those who want to fully optimize their play exper...
01:30 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Nintendo Switch revisited: Two years makes a big difference
The Nintendo Switch is no Wii U -- we knew that much when we reviewed it on March 1st, 2017. Its portable design lets you play your games anywhere, and it seamlessly turns into a home console when you...
01:00 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Fiat's Centoventi is a customizable EV for the masses
Fiat has unveiled a concept EV to promote the idea of a completely customizable car that's available to everyone. The Centoventi, which means "120," in honor of Fiat's anniversary,...
12:45 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Microsoft beats Amazon to open the first cloud data center in Africa
Microsoft has become the first major cloud provider to open a data center in South Africa. Its two new Azure facilities in Cape Town and Johannesburg have been in the works since 2017, and while they ...
12:00 pm -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Nintendo is bringing VR to the Switch
Hey, good morning!Between all the motor show news from Geneva, Mark Zuckerberg is pitching a privacy-focused revamp of Facebook (what would that even look like?), and there's a blast from the pas...
11:31 am -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Anthem bug makes starter rifle the games most powerful weapon
You've gotta pay your dues in shooter game Anthem. Like Destiny 2 and Warframe, you get ahead with tireless grinding, repeatedly working through the same missions to get your hands on better guns...
10:24 am -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Sony finally brings PS4 Remote Play to iPhone and iPad
The latest update to the PlayStation 4 operating system has a feature that some users have craved for years. From today, the console will now properly sync with iOS devices, giving iPhone and iPad use...
10:04 am -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Amazon's joint healthcare organization is called 'Haven'
Last year, Amazon announced a healthcare venture with Warren Buffet and JPMorgan Chase. It was still in the planning stages at the time, but now the tech giant and its partners are finally ready to pr...
09:05 am -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget The first Spanish-language esports channel launches in the US
Telemundo Deportes has launched the first ever Spanish-language esports streaming channel in the US, showing just how big professional gaming competitions have become these past years. The programming...
07:55 am -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget There are only two Blockbusters left in the world, and one is closing
And then there was one. A Blockbuster video rental store located in a suburb of Perth Australia announced that it will be closing its doors for good at the end of the month, according to local newspap...
06:41 am -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Steinway releases high-tech piano that records your performance
Legendary piano maker Steinway &amp; Sons has released a piano that allows musicians to record their own live performances. Each Spirio | r comes with an iPad Pro and accompanying app that allows ...
04:40 am -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Tesla promises to halve charging time with V3 Supercharging
As promised, Tesla has unveiled the third version of Supercharging, the high-powered chargers that it has spread out to top off owners' batteries as they travel the country. The promise is that i...
03:53 am -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Google's repair center will finally take your Pixel 3
Until now, you've had to visit a uBreakiFix location to get your Pixel 3 fixed in an official capacity. That's helpful if you're nearby, but an absolute pain if your phone breaks and y...
02:43 am -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Google Play is letting gamers earn in-app items if they watch ads
If you've played a mobile game, you've likely had the option to pay for access to a higher level or purchased some kind of in-game currency. Or, you might have watched an ad in exchange for ...
02:09 am -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Huawei is suing the US government
As Huawei continues to defend itself against accusations that ties to the Chinese government make it a security threat to other countries and claims that it has stolen technology from others, it annou...
01:22 am -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Nintendo next Labo kit is all about virtual reality
The line of cardboard DIY kits Nintendo offers for its Switch console keep expanding, and the latest one is Labo VR. It will go on sale April 12th in a few different packages: a $40 Starter Set + Blas...
01:22 am -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Nintendo's next Labo kit brings VR to Switch on April 12th
The line of cardboard DIY kits Nintendo offers for its Switch console keep expanding, and the latest one is Labo VR. It will go on sale April 12th in a few different packages: a $40 Starter Set + Blas...
12:57 am -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Android's digital wallet could eventually hold your driver's license
Governments have been exploring digital driver's licenses for a while, but there are quite a few flaws with existing approaches. You usually have to rely on a proprietary app, sometimes with unc...
12:04 am -05 - Thu, March 7, 2019
Engadget Apple will add 1,200 jobs in Qualcomm's hometown
Tim Apple may have a new way to challenge Qualcomm outside of the courtroom: by luring some of the rival company's employees. The company has unveiled plans to add 1,200 jobs in Qualcomm's h...
11:28 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Harleys LiveWire electric motorcycle will go farther than we thought
Harley-Davidson has been teasing environmentally conscious bikers with its electric LiveWire motorcycle since 2014. Now, with the bike set to ship this fall, the company has revised its original specs...
10:31 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Brie Larson will star in a CIA drama for Apple
In addition to taking on the role of Captain Marvel in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Brie Larson is also going to become a top line star for Apple's upcoming lineup of original content. Accordin...
09:57 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget US Army email mistake puts hundreds of immigrant recruits at risk
Accidental exposure of sensitive data is a major problem by just about anyone's standards, but it could be genuinely dangerous when the military is involved. The Washington Post has learned that...
09:39 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Amazon is shutting down its US pop-up stores
Amazon is re-thinking its physical retail strategy, and will reportedly start another chain of grocery stores later this year alongside Whole Foods. But not all of its concepts will stand the test of ...
08:57 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget 'H1Z1' has a new name and old mechanics
H1Z1 got somewhat left behind as rival battle royale games like Fortnite, Apex Legends and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds exploded in popularity over the last year or so. Its player numbers dwindl...
08:33 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Kid Icarus and StarTropics come to the Nintendo Switch next week
Nintendo is adding a pair of vintage NES games to its Switch Online library next Wednesday. Starting on March 13th, you'll be able to play Kid Icarus and StarTropics on the online service.Kid Ica...
08:03 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg outlines a 'privacy-focused' revamp of Facebook
Facebook doesn't have a sterling reputation for privacy given its numerous data scandals, and Mark Zuckerberg wants to address it. In a reflection of what he said during a recent fiscal results ...
07:52 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Netflix plans series based on One Hundred Years of Solitude
For the first time in its history, Gabriel Garcia Marquez's seminal novel One Hundred Years of Solitude will be adapted for the screen. The author's family is allowing Netflix to produce a S...
07:36 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Gmail Smart Compose finally ventures beyond the Pixel 3
Gmail's Smart Compose has been widely available on the desktop for a while, but it's been quite limited in the mobile world. Unless you happen to have a Pixel 3, you've been out of luc...
06:54 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Google's Duplex AI now makes reservations in 43 states
You can ask Google Assistant to make a restaurant reservation over the phone for you in 43 states as of today, as Google is bringing its Duplex automated voice-calling tech to more Pixel phones. It wa...
06:43 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Google is sharing a tool to keep your data anonymous from AI
Today, Google released TensorFlow Privacy, an open-source tool that will help keep your data anonymous, even as AI learns from it. The now-public code is based on differential privacy. That's wha...
06:29 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget The first all-female spacewalk takes place March 29th
After several decades of human spaceflight, you're finally going to see the first all-female spacewalk. NASA has confirmed that astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch will venture outside th...
06:13 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Your Echo device can announce each song before it plays
So many people were asking Alexa what song they just heard and who sang it that Amazon responded with a new Echo feature. Rolling out first to Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers and Prime Music listen...
06:00 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Samsung Galaxy S10 teardown shows what's behind the hole-punch display
Samsung's Galaxy S10 may be all display on the surface, but what's underneath that enigmatic exterior? Quite a lot, apparently. iFixit has torn down the entire S10 family, and it's ev...
05:19 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Waymo will sell its lidar sensors to companies outside of self-driving cars
Alphabet subsidiary Waymo announced today that it is going to let companies use its powerful sensor technology for purposes other than self-driving vehicles. It will start by selling one of its lidars...
04:48 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Sonos One speaker now packs more powerful internals
How do you improve the Sonos One speaker when there aren't too many qualms about the basic design? If you ask Sonos, it's all about future-proofing. The company is rolling out a Gen 2 vers...
04:39 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Democrats introduce bill to restore net neutrality
Democrats have revealed a bill that aims to restore net neutrality rules. Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer were among the senators and congresspeople who announced the Sav...
04:02 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Nissan's IMQ concept looks more like a stealth fighter than a crossover
The great thing about concept cars is that automakers can just shoot for the stars when it comes to features. The Nissan IMQ concept unveiled at the Geneva Motor show is a good example of promising a ...
03:28 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Las Vegas taps Elon Musk's Boring Company for transport project
Your next visit to Las Vegas might include a peek at the possible future of transportation. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has recommended choosing Elon Musk's The Boring Company...
03:12 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Harman patented flying robotic speakers
Imagine you're using a VR headset and as a car races past, you hear it whip from left to right. Only the sound literally moves from left to right because it's coming from a robotic speaker t...
02:30 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget The best games for Nintendo Switch
Nintendo's Switch is on a roll. Now into its second year, the youngest of the games consoles is punching above its weight with a mix of core Nintendo games that have pushed iconic characters like...
02:15 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Let Google and Tilda Swinton show you the Big Bang in AR
Google has teamed up with European research organization CERN to create an augmented reality application that walks you through the Big Bang. And the icing on the cake? It features soothing narration ...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Fitbit now has cheap, updated fitness trackers for the whole family
You might have missed the news, but earlier this year Fitbit quietly released a pair of new wearables &mdash; the Inspire and Inspire HR &mdash; through its Health Solutions division. You coul...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Fitbit's new Versa Lite smartwatch is all about the fitness basics
Last year's Versa smartwatch was a big hit for Fitbit, and there was no way the company couldn't make a sequel. The follow-up we did get, though, isn't exactly what some were expecting....
01:39 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory could be completed by May
Tesla's Shanghai-based Gigafactory could be completed as soon as May and its production line operational by the end of the year, according to Reuters. The news service reports that a Shanghai cit...
01:39 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Tesla's Shanghai assembly plant could be completed by May
Tesla's Shanghai-based Gigafactory could have its assembly plant ready as soon as May and its production line operational by the end of the year, according to Reuters. The news service reports th...
01:22 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Pirelli app gives track day drivers a digital pit crew
Gone are the days when racing sports simply involved cars hurtling around a track as fast as possible. Now, there are eye-watering volumes of data being processed every second, providing deep metrics ...
01:01 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Mexico is talking to Amazon about a QR-based payment system
Amazon might adopt the central bank of Mexico's upcoming mobile payment system, according to Reuters. The e-commerce giant reportedly approached Banco de M&eacute;xico (Banxico) and offered t...
12:41 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Google made a learn-to-read app for schoolchildren in India
Google has kept its education initiatives, ranging from Chromebooks for schools to teaching software, within the confines of the classroom. But it's now branching out with a consumer-facing learn...
12:20 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget 'Yakuza' spin-off 'Judgment' comes to PS4 on June 25th
If you're a fan of the popular Yakuza game, then you've probably been eagerly anticipating the newest installment of the gangster series. Judgment will be available for PlayStation 4 on June...
12:00 pm -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Grown-ups are the only ones falling for the Momo hoax
Microsoft might have an all-digital Xbox One ready in the next few months. Also, we explain how that dumb Momo hoax embarrasses us all and how Samsung's Galaxy Fold will just be the start of a ge...
11:35 am -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Mixer highlights the top 'Apex Legends' streamers with new leaderboards
Apex Legends has grown its player base at lightning speed since it appeared almost out of the blue in February, citing 50 million players after just over a month since release. It's not much of s...
11:10 am -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Treasure hunts have come to 'Fortnite'
Not satisfied with the swashbuckling adventures of Fortnite Season 8? Epic Games has you covered. As part of its first update to the game since things kicked off last week, the company will put you on...
09:39 am -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Meizu says its port-free Zero phone was a failed marketing stunt
You may recall that a little over a month ago, Meizu launched a crowdfunding campaign for its futuristic "Zero" port-free smartphone, but at $1,299 a piece (plus that single $2,999 "Exc...
07:30 am -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Watch the Hayabusa2 probe touch down on asteroid Ryugu
Back in February, the Hayabusa2 spacecraft touched down on asteroid Ryugu to collect samples for scientists back home. Now, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has released a video of the brief ...
05:38 am -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget 'Devil May Cry 5' reveals the live action mockups behind its cutscenes
Numerous games have offered behind-the-scenes footage that shows how cutscenes came to be. But what if you could play the entire game that way? Capcom, at least, is willing to give that a shot. Whe...
03:56 am -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Nissan Leaf is the first electric car to top 400,000 sales
Nissan just reached an important milestone in electric car history -- though it likely won't be alone for long. The Leaf has become the first EV to top 400,000 sales, crossing that mark slightly...
03:13 am -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Fold could lead to two more folding phones soon
If you, for some unknown reason, thought Samsung's flexible device rollout would stop with the Galaxy Fold then we have bad news. Bloomberg cites unnamed sources saying that the company is alread...
02:22 am -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Uber will not face criminal charges for last year's self-driving crash
Nearly a year after one of Uber's autonomous SUVs struck and killed a pedestrian, Elaine Herzberg, Arizona prosecutors said they did not find the company criminally liable in the incident. Reuter...
01:04 am -05 - Wed, March 6, 2019
Engadget Google tests shoppable ads in image searches
Google is borrowing a few cues from Instagram and Pinterest to encourage more shopping in its search results. The internet giant is testing shoppable ads within image searches -- find a picture of yo...
11:29 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Google Podcasts is finally sifting through individual episodes
Google Podcasts is still a fairly basic app in spite of meaningful upgrades, but that might change before long. Product Manager Zack Reneau-Wedeen has announced that Podcasts will start showing searc...
10:32 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Apple will repair iPhones with third-party batteries
In a change to its longstanding policy, Apple is apparently repairing iPhones with third-party batteries at its Genius Bars and Apple Authorized Service Providers. This is a about-face from its previo...
09:41 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Second-generation Glass Enterprise Edition will use USB-C
A second generation of Alphabet's Glass Enterprise Edition with a USB-C port and 5G capability appears to be in the works, according to leaked photos via Brazilian technology news website Tecnobl...
08:33 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's 'All-Digital' Xbox One could launch in May
Those rumors of Microsoft releasing a disc-free Xbox One in 2019 are gathering steam. Windows Central sources claim the system will be named the "Xbox One S All-Digital Edition" (a very Mic...
08:05 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Adults are the only ones who fell for the Momo hoax
Oh man, we really do live on the dumbest timeline. You probably recognize the horrifying visage you see above: it's Momo, the mascot for the internet's newest outrage sensation. The Momo Cha...
07:40 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget The wearable market is (still) booming
Sticking to its upward trajectory, the wearable market saw staggering growth through the end of 2018. That's not entirely a surprise. While the wearable business is tough, the market as a whole h...
07:13 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Polestar wants you to buy and unlock your car with your phone
Add Polestar to the ranks of automotive brands that are basing their car experiences around your phone. The company has launched a Polestar Explore app for Android and iOS as part of a larger strategy...
06:48 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Quip's latest electric toothbrush is just for kids
Toothbrush subscription company Quip just announced that it now has a pint-sized version specifically geared towards children. If you're a podcast listener, you're probably already familiar ...
06:24 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget A Jonas Brothers documentary is coming to Amazon Prime Video
While The Jonas Brothers are getting ready to hit the road for their comeback tour, cameras have been following them around for an Amazon Prime Video documentary. Fans will get an inside track on the ...
05:59 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Jeep preps plug-in hybrid versions of its Compass and Renegade SUVs
Jeep isn't exactly synonymous with eco-friendly cars, but it's bent on changing that reputation. The 4x4 maker has unveiled plug-in hybrid versions of the 2020 Compass (below) and Renegade ...
05:34 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Oppo's F11 Pro features 48-megapixel and pop-up selfie cameras
Chinese electronics manufacturer Oppo announced today its latest smartphone, the F11 Pro. The company went all in on cameras with its new midrange handset. The F11 Pro is the latest smartphone to feat...
05:13 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget SoundCloud finally offers student pricing for its paid music service
SoundCloud has taken some steps to reform its paid streaming music services since a messy 2016 debut, but student pricing hasn't been part of it. You've paid $10 per month while your Spotif...
04:44 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Russian 'soverign internet' bill could give Putin his own Great Firewall
A bill that's progressing through Russia's legislature could grant authorities deeper control over internet access. The so-called "Sovereign Internet" bill seeks to set up a centra...
04:44 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Russian 'sovereign internet' bill could give Putin his own Great Firewall
A bill that's progressing through Russia's legislature could grant authorities deeper control over internet access. The so-called "Sovereign Internet" bill seeks to set up a centra...
04:17 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Corning is working on truly foldable Gorilla Glass
Foldable phones arrived in a big way over the last month, but there's a fundamental problem that they haven't quite figured out. The buzzworthy phones introduced at Samsung's Unpacked a...
04:02 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Buell is trying again as Fuell, an electric mobility company
By Tony MarkovichWhen the Erik Buell Racing motorcycle company went bankrupt and auctioned off its assets in 2015, the electric wave was still a ripple within the tides. Tesla was just about to launch...
03:41 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Stem cell transplant offers hope for an HIV cure
There appears to be more than one promising sign in the quest for an HIV cure. Researchers have given a London patient a bone marrow stem cell transplant that has left him HIV-free for the past 18 mon...
03:31 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Singapore is testing Volvo's full-sized driverless buses
Universities have proven solid training grounds for self-driving shuttles in Michigan and Melbourne. Now, a campus in Singapore is set to test a full-sized autonomous bus from Volvo. The Swedish auto-...
03:14 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Google Canada will ban political ads before this year's elections
Google will ban all political ads in Canada ahead of the country's federal election this year, the company told The Globe and Mail. Back in December, the Canadian government passed a bill that wo...
03:00 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget What we're watching: 'You' and 'The Lobster'
Associate News Editor Mariella Moon dives into Netflix's stalker series You while Senior News Editor offers up an almost anti-romantic comedy with The Lobster....
02:50 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Honda wants all of its European cars to be hybrids or EVs by 2025
Honda is coming to the Geneva Motor Show with more than just a pre-production electric car on its hands. The automaker has announced intentions to make all of its European car sales "electrified&...
02:44 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Alphabets Chronicle finally reveals its cybersecurity moonshot
Last year, Google's parent company Alphabet announced Chronicle, a cybersecurity division spun out of X (previously Google X). Now, Chronicle has launched its first commercial product -- a global...
02:30 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget The best games for Xbox One
A series of missteps put Microsoft in second place before the Xbox One even came out. While it's likely to remain there until the next generation begins, there are a lot of people out there who h...
02:20 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Mitsubishi shows off the future of its plug-in hybrid SUV line
Mitsubishi just unveiled the burly Engelberg Tourer concept with a plug-in electric hybrid drivetrain. It boasts an all-electric range of 43 miles, making it a practical daily driver that can carry a ...
02:16 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Aston Martin's futuristic hypercar uses your smartphone as its touchscreen
Aston Martin dropped a hat-trick of announcements today, confirming work on three new vehicles: the Vanquish Vision Concept (codenamed AM9), the AM-RB 003 hypercar and the Lagonda All-Terrain Concept....
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget A new Alexa skill lets you control your Roku devices
Roku's devices aren't exactly suffering from lack of hands-free control: they already support Google Assistant and their built-in OS has its own voice AI. That list could still feel incomple...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget August's new battery-powered smart doorbell has a 1440p camera
After smart home security company August was acquired by Assa Abloy (smartlock outfit Yale's parent company) back in 2017, many assumed the business would disappear in a consolidation of the smar...
01:41 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Aston Martin's Lagonda All-Terrain EV suspends its key using electromagnets
Aston Martin's Lagonda luxury brand will form part of the company's move to EV and hybrid only vehicles by the mid-2020s. A year after relaunching the premium marque with the Lagonda Vision ...
01:38 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Subaru unveils its outdoorsy Viziv Adrenaline hybrid concept
Subaru has unveiled the hybrid Viziv Adrenaline, a rough-and-tumble concept car that could be a preview of its next Crosstrek. It's a smallish SUV with protective plastic cladding at the corners ...
01:22 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Honda will open pre-orders for its tiny 'e Prototype' this year
Honda's adorable e Prototype first appeared two years ago at the Frankfurt motor show. In Geneva, the automaker unveiled a closer-to-production prototype that still has the spirit of the original...
01:00 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Elektron Model:Samples review: A powerful groovebox for beginners
Note: The video above mistakenly states that the Novation Circuit does not have velocity sensitive pads. The review below correctly reflects that it does.Synthesizers and samplers are starting to look...
12:16 pm -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: The best games on PS4 and Galaxy S10 reviewed
Good morning! Geneva's Motor Show has kicked off in style (as always), so we've got a preview report and, well, things that have already broken cover. We also have our definitive verdict on ...
11:29 am -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Apple quietly bought Lighthouse's AI home security camera patents
When Lighthouse's intelligent security camera finally went on sale just over a year ago, the company believed that with AI recognition and 3D sensing technology, it offered something truly unique...
10:18 am -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget US could soon end mass phone surveillance program exposed by Snowden
The US government might put an end to the controversial NSA phone surveillance program Edward Snowden exposed by the end of 2019. Republican congressional national security adviser Luke Murry revealed...
09:29 am -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget BMW's latest plug-in hybrid is the all-new X3 xDrive30e
BMW has unveiled its latest plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) vehicles at the Geneva Motor Show, including the first ever PHEV version of its small crossover, the X3 xDrive30e. That model will go about 3...
08:45 am -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Kia goes wild with displays on its 'Imagine' concept EV
Kia threw around words like "emotion" and "surprise" to describe its latest concept EV, but the first thing I felt when seeing it was "confusion." On the outside, "I...
08:12 am -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Mercedes' Concept EQV can transport 8 passengers with its 249 mile range
A single passenger EV is a good way to reduce your carbon footprint. But if you really want to make a difference, you go with a vehicle that transports a lot of humans around. That's what Mercede...
07:18 am -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Audis E-Tron line gets a bit more crowded with the Q4 crossover concept
Audi impressed us with the E-Tron AUV. It wowed us with the E-Tron GT and not it's hoping that it's third EV will turn just as many heads....
06:44 am -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Netflix shows off its 'Ultraman' CG anime series in new trailer
Netflix has released a trailer for its Ultraman CG anime series before the kaiju killer blasts his way to the streaming series on April 1st. The sneak peek shows high school student Shinjiro Hayata as...
04:15 am -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget What's on TV: 'F1 Drive to Survive,' 'American Gods,' and 'Superstore'
This week there's another flood of Netflix content, including Alfre Woodard's Juanita, Walk. Ride. Rodeo. and the documentary F1: Drive to Survive. For gamers, Devil May Cry 5 is a highlight...
03:46 am -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget The next season of 'Destiny 2' kicks off March 5th with a Gambit focus
Bungie is ready to debut the first season of Destiny 2 since the studio announced its split with Activision, and it's not a major break with convention -- though it might give you a reason to com...
02:36 am -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Mercedes unveils its first Formula E race car
Mercedes-Benz said it would participate in Formula E this year, and now you know what it'll bring to the track. The tri-star badge has unveiled its first racer for the all-electric league, the E...
01:14 am -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Uber expands its Rewards program to all US cities
Since November, Uber users in nine US cities have been able to earn points and claim incentives through the company's loyalty program, Uber Rewards. Now, customers across the country can earn the...
12:01 am -05 - Tue, March 5, 2019
Engadget Instant Pot's creator is merging with the company behind Pyrex
Instant Pot cookers already have a loyal following, and now they're about have some extra clout, too. Corelle Brands, the company behind kitchen brands like CorningWare and Pyrex, has unveiled p...
11:09 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget House Democrats will introduce bill to reinstate net neutrality rules
Now that the Democrats have the majority in the US House of Representatives, net neutrality is back on the table. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has revealed that Democrats will introduce a bill to resto...
10:11 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget Social robot Jibo does one last dance before its servers shut down
Nearly one year after robotics startup Jibo was sold off for parts, the company's social robot of the same name is informing users that it will be shutting down. In a message accompanied by a dan...
09:22 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget Google says it was paying men less than women in some jobs
In a surprising contrast with typical pay disparity situations, Google found it was paying men less than women working in similar roles in 2018. In particular, Level 4 Software Engineers who identifie...
08:25 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget 'Anthem' is reportedly bricking and shutting down PS4s
Gamers would love to play BioWare's new loot shooter Anthem but there's one problem: the game keeps shutting off their console. A number of players have taken to Reddit and other forums to c...
08:25 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget 'Anthem' is reportedly bricking and shutting down PS4s (updated)
Gamers would love to play BioWare's new loot shooter Anthem but there's one problem: the game keeps shutting off their console. A number of players have taken to Reddit and other forums to c...
08:07 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget Sams Club Now lets you scan whole items, not just barcodes
If you've been to a Sam's Club in the past two years, you might have used Scan &amp; Go. The store's app lets you use your phone to scan the barcode of each item you put in your car...
07:54 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget Samsung Health adds Calm's sleep and relaxation tools
Samsung had a surprise in store at Unpacked last month, when it revealed its Galaxy S10 camera app will include an Instagram mode. The company is adding another, more laidback third-party integration ...
07:40 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget VWs dune buggy concept is ridiculous EV fun
Does it make sense? No it doesn't. Do we love it? Yes we do. The ID Beach Buggy concept is the kind of car you wanted as a kid and by the time you grew up, they didn't make them anymore. Sur...
07:30 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget Pininfarina's 1900 horsepower Battista will go over 217 MPH
As it promised last year, Pininfarina is taking on Rimac with the Battista, a 1900 horsepower/2,300 nm (1,700 ft-pound) hypercar EV that the company calls "the most powerful road-legal car ever ...
07:00 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget What to expect from the Geneva Motor Show 2019
The Geneva Motor Show is about to begin and this year the focus will be electrification. From Audi to Volkswagen, the halls of the Palexpo will be filled the future of passenger transportation....
06:44 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget Chromebook App Hub gives teachers ideas for class activities
Many schools use Chromebooks, but they might not always know how to make the most of those systems in the classroom -- and Google knows it. The firm is launching a Chromebook App Hub that will both h...
06:25 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget Android TV bug gave users access to strangers' Google Photos
On a good day, Android TV, Google's Android OS for TVs, allows users to display photos from their Google Photos albums as screensavers. That's a nice perk -- when it doesn't potentially...
06:06 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget Luminary Media is launching a star-studded paid podcast network
Luminary Media wants to find out just how much people will pay for podcasts. The company has rounded up more than 40 big-name creators with the intention of launching a subscription-based podcast netw...
05:23 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget Google discloses 'high severity' Mac security flaw ahead of patch
Google's Project Zero security disclosure program is once again proving to be a double-edged sword. The company has detailed a "high severity" macOS kernel flaw that lets people modify...
04:27 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget 'Friday the 13th' is coming to Nintendo Switch this spring
The developers of Friday the 13th: The Game might not be able to add any more DLC to the game, but they can certainly bring the horror survival title to more platforms. Gun Media told Variety a Switch...
04:00 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget Samsung Galaxy S10 review: Another predictably great flagship
With all the foldable fever burning through MWC 2019, it's hard not to feel a little disappointed that the phone I'm reviewing is the S10+ and not the Galaxy Fold. But that doesn't mean...
03:44 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget Google Maps can find you Lime scooters in more than 80 cities
Starting this week, you'll be able to use Google Maps to locate Lime scooters, bikes and e-bikes in more than 80 cities. In a trial-run that began last December, the app gave transit users a Lime...
03:25 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget 'Apex Legends' already has 50 million players after one month
Apex Legends might not be growing at quite the breakneck pace it enjoyed during its first week, but it's still climbing at a very healthy rate. Respawn and EA have confirmed that the battle roya...
02:42 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget The web just got an official password-free login standard
Web Authentication (aka WebAuthn) has been a de facto standard for no-password web sign-ins for a while given that many tech giants are already using it, but now it's official. The World Wide We...
02:30 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget The best games for PlayStation 4
Sony's PlayStation 4 is fast approaching its 6th birthday, and that poses a problem. You see, game developers have seen fit to release a game for almost every day the console has been available, ...
02:07 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget USB4 will support Thunderbolt and double the speed of USB 3.2
It was just last week when we heard that the 20Gbps USB 3.2 connectivity may show up on new devices later this year, but today, Intel is already talking about an even speedier USB4. At a Taipei event ...
01:48 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget Messenger is the first Facebook app to get dark mode
Days after Facebook Messenger's dark mode was outed on Reddit, the social network has made the update official for iOS and Android. For now, you can only enable it by sending the crescent moon em...
01:31 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget Facebook won't keep your two-factor phone number truly private
Rapacious consumer of personal data Facebook is once again receiving bad press, for being a rapacious consumer of personal data. The company is under fire for its refusal to allow users to opt out of ...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget Pinterest's new tools turn it into more of a storefront
If you come across more and more product pins on Pinterest in the future, that's because the platform has rolled out tools that make it easier to sell goods. In fact, companies can now upload the...
12:10 pm -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Engadget's 15th Birthday
Good morning! We test five-camera phones, hear the death knell for the PlayStation Vita and take a look at what's happened in 15 years of Engadget. Yep, this site has seen it all....
11:55 am -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget Huawei will reportedly sue the US government this week
Huawei will reportedly sue the US government this week for banning its telecom products from federal agencies, according to the NY Times. The company is trying to defend itself from US charges that it...
11:00 am -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget Volvo will limit cars to 112MPH as it explores speed-restricting tech
Volvo is nothing if not safety-conscious, and it's making clear that speed is one of its greatest concerns. The Swedish brand is limiting the top speed on all its cars to 112MPH starting with th...
08:01 am -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget Ultimate Ears' custom-designed Boom 3 speakers match your style
Ultimate Ears' Boom speakers have usually been colorful, but there's been a catch: you've always had to pick from whatever designs UE offered, which didn't help if you thought the ...
06:22 am -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget Spielberg to push for new Oscars rules that exclude streaming movies
It won't surprise you to hear that Steven Spielberg doesn't think streaming movies should win Oscars, but now he appears to be backing up those words with deeds. A spokesperson for Spielber...
04:15 am -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget US agencies investigate fatal Tesla Model 3 crash in Florida
American safety officials are looking into the circumstances surrounding another fatal Tesla crash. Both the NTSB and the NHTSA have confirmed that they're investigating a collision between a Mod...
02:40 am -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget Fifth 'Celebgate' account hijacker sentenced to 34 months in prison
The "celebgate" photo leaks might be years old by now, but that isn't stopping the courts from doling out stiff punishment for the account hijacks. A federal judge has sentenced Chris ...
01:07 am -05 - Mon, March 4, 2019
Engadget LineageOS update brings Android Pie to older phones
LineageOS (and its ancestor CyanogenMod) has a history of breathing new life into old Android devices, and that's truer than ever in 2019. The developers have released LineageOS 16, a ROM that i...
11:33 pm -05 - Sun, March 3, 2019
Engadget OnePlus 7 images hint at pop-up selfie camera
OnePlus' quest to eradicate bezels might be reaching its logical conclusion: virtually no bezels at all. Well-known tipster OnLeaks and Pricebaba have posted renders purporting to depict the OneP...
10:41 pm -05 - Sun, March 3, 2019
Engadget Tesla will unveil the Model Y crossover on March 14th
Tesla is following up a very busy February with an even more hectic March. Elon Musk has announced that his brand will unveil the long-promised Model Y crossover at the LA Design Studio on March 14th....
10:04 pm -05 - Sun, March 3, 2019
Engadget Pich's electric coupe charges to 80 percent in five minutes
For many would-be electric car buyers, slow charging is frequently a major obstacle -- even Porsche's promise of 15 minutes for 250 miles is agonizingly long when you're in a hurry to get ho...
08:30 pm -05 - Sun, March 3, 2019
Engadget Exploring life's digital boundaries with 'Factory of the Living'
Two new works from the Factory of the Living exhibition at the Pompidou Center in Paris show how art, biology and digital technology are interacting and influencing each other more and more. Both piec...
07:00 pm -05 - Sun, March 3, 2019
Engadget The best portable induction cooktop
By Sharon Franke, Michael SullivanThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn...
05:30 pm -05 - Sun, March 3, 2019
Engadget After Math: Now let's just wait a Momo
The only thing more popular on the internet than racism is a good hoax. The more batshit, the better. Every wacky conspiracy imaginable, from vaccines causing autism to the world being flat, can be fo...
04:08 pm -05 - Sun, March 3, 2019
Engadget SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule docks with ISS
SpaceX's Crew Dragon has completed the last leg of its historic first journey. The capsule docked with the International Space Station through a "soft capture" at 5:51AM Eastern, with ...
03:30 pm -05 - Sun, March 3, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: Arrivo's unfulfilled promise to end traffic
How Arrivo got Colorado to back a wild-eyed highway schemeAaron Gordon,WiredFuturistic transportation company Arrivo, cofounded by Brogan BamBrogan and Andrew Liu, sold Colorado Department of Transpor...
03:10 pm -05 - Sun, March 3, 2019
Engadget Our first shots with the new Nokia 9 PureView
Mobile World Congress is finally, officially over, but there's no time to rest &mdash; not when we got the chance to test the Nokia 9 PureView around Barcelona, at least. We received the devi...
01:31 pm -05 - Sun, March 3, 2019
Engadget Android 'Slices' start offering control over phone settings
Android's Slices have typically only offered shortcuts for functions in third-party apps (and then only in limited form), but they're now ready to control the phone itself. The team at 9to5...
11:51 am -05 - Sun, March 3, 2019
Engadget Self-driving vehicle startup Drive.ai may be looking for a buyer
Self-driving car companies are quickly coming to grips with some hard financial realities. Sources talking to The Information claim Drive.ai, one of the few companies operating autonomous shuttles, i...
06:22 am -05 - Sun, March 3, 2019
Engadget Facebook reportedly took three years to tackle fake news in one country
Facebook is quick to tout its efforts to thwart misinformation campaigns in major European countries and the US, but its approach in other countries might not be quite so enthusiastic. Developers in ...
03:33 am -05 - Sun, March 3, 2019
Engadget Google declines to pull controversial Saudi government app
App store curators frequently have to walk a fine line when deciding what to ban, and Google is proof positive of this. The internet giant told California Rep. Jackie Speier that it wouldn't ban...
03:33 am -05 - Sun, March 3, 2019
Engadget Google won't pull controversial Saudi government app
App store curators frequently have to walk a fine line when deciding what to ban, and Google is proof positive of this. The internet giant told California Rep. Jackie Speier that it wouldn't ban ...
02:05 am -05 - Sun, March 3, 2019
Engadget MIT's Mini Cheetah robot knows how to do backflips
MIT's original Cheetah robot is already quite nimble on its feet, but there's now a smaller counterpart that might put it to shame. Researchers have shown off a new Mini Cheetah that can pu...
12:32 am -05 - Sun, March 3, 2019
Engadget Sony officially discontinues the PlayStation Vita
You knew the PlayStation Vita wasn't long for this world, and now it's official: Sony has discontinued the last two Vita models. The move marks the last step of a long, gradual phase-out th...
11:03 pm -05 - Sat, March 2, 2019
Engadget Microsoft ends support for the Band wearable on May 31st
It's been over two years since Microsoft discontinued its Band fitness wearable and axed any future plans for it. Now, tech giant is putting the product line to rest: it's shutting down the ...
09:30 pm -05 - Sat, March 2, 2019
Engadget Making sense of the 5G phones at Mobile World Congress 2019
After years of talk, the era of 5G is finally upon us. This time around, you couldn't take more than a few steps on the MWC show floor without bumping into someone driving a delivery truck via 5G...
07:58 pm -05 - Sat, March 2, 2019
Engadget Tesla cuts Autopilot upgrade prices for existing EV owners
Tesla's across-the-board price drops have been helpful for new car buyers, but painful for veteran owners who just watched their EV's value plunge. There's some consolation, however: T...
06:30 pm -05 - Sat, March 2, 2019
Engadget Hitting the Books: The Second Kind of Impossible
Welcome, dear readers, to Engadget's new series, Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the int...
05:00 pm -05 - Sat, March 2, 2019
Engadget 15 things you couldn't do 15 years ago
A lot has changed since Engadget was born, both in the gadgets we use and what we do with them on a regular basis. When the site started in 2004, fitness trackers, voice assistants and electric cars w...
05:00 pm -05 - Sat, March 2, 2019
Engadget Engadget at 15: A look at how much tech has changed
A lot has changed since Engadget was born, both in the gadgets we use and what we do with them on a regular basis. When the site started in 2004, fitness trackers, voice assistants and electric cars w...
03:30 pm -05 - Sat, March 2, 2019
Engadget MWC's folding fetish in seven GIFs
Besides whole new families of phones, the evolution of augmented reality and the true start of 5G networks and devices, you couldn't escape the folding phone. MWC went so hard on the old folding ...
02:00 pm -05 - Sat, March 2, 2019
Engadget Our favorite smartphones from Mobile World Congress 2019
The last week has been a whirlwind of jam&oacute;n-flavored chips, 5G talk and things that fold, so naturally, we're still reeling a bit. As we begin pulling ourselves out of this trade show-...
01:45 pm -05 - Sat, March 2, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: SpaceX's Crew Dragon launch
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! We're ready to recap everything we saw at Mobile World Congress this year, and there are EV updates from both Tesla and Hyundai. Spea...
10:03 am -05 - Sat, March 2, 2019
Engadget Facebook cracks down on companies selling fake accounts
Facebook has cracked down on companies churning out and peddling fake accounts. The social network has filed a lawsuit in US federal court against four companies and three individuals based in China, ...
03:55 am -05 - Sat, March 2, 2019
Engadget Watch SpaceX's first Crew Dragon launch at 2:49 AM ET
Ever since the Space Shuttle program ended in 2011, NASA has relied on Russian Soyuz missions to get astronauts back and forth from the International Space Station. In order to maintain control over i...
03:55 am -05 - Sat, March 2, 2019
Engadget SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft successfully launched
Ever since the Space Shuttle program ended in 2011, NASA has relied on Russian Soyuz missions to get astronauts back and forth from the International Space Station. In order to maintain control over i...
03:08 am -05 - Sat, March 2, 2019
Engadget Endlesss shares details on its collaborative iOS music platform
The new iOS music-making platform Endlesss is scheduled to launch later this year, and as its release approaches, we're starting to get a better picture of what it will include. What we know is t...
12:27 am -05 - Sat, March 2, 2019
Engadget Updated Tesla app keeps owners notified of repair status
In addition to opening orders for the $35,000 Model 3 yesterday, Tesla also made sweeping changes to how it sells cars that will shut down many of its showrooms. But, it also announced that it was wor...
11:03 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget Moto G7 joins Google Fi's phone lineup
Today, Google added Motorola's Moto G7 to its fleet of Google Fi-compatible phones. The Moto G7 debuted last month just ahead of MWC, and it stuck to Motorola's trend of bringing mid-range p...
10:09 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget Import Excel data just by photographing a spreadsheet
Microsoft recently rolled out a number of major updates to its products, including a particularly handy new feature for Excel. Using the Android version of the app, users will be able to snap a photo ...
09:28 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget Sidewalk Labs thinks a reinvented awning will fix Toronto's winter
Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs will showcase more ideas for its Toronto neighborhood this weekend as part of its plan to make outdoor public space enjoyable all-year round -- even in harsh Canadian win...
08:42 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget Canada will allow US extradition of Huawei CFO to move forward
Huawei financial chief Meng Wanzhou is one step closer to facing sanctions-related fraud charges in the US. Canada's Department of Justice has issued an Authority to Proceed measure that greenli...
08:24 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget Congressman asks Amazon to stop suggesting anti-vaccination content
More internet giants are coming under pressure to crack down on anti-vaccination myths. Rep. Adam Schiff has sent a letter to Jeff Bezos expressing concern over a CNN report showing that Amazon was no...
08:16 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget JBL delays Link Bar release yet again
If you pre-ordered JBL's $399 Link Bar last August, you could end up waiting almost a year for it to arrive -- or possibly longer. Pre-order customers were originally told the all-in-one soundbar...
07:50 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget Tonights Bucks-Lakers NBA game will feature real-time data overlays
When the Milwaukee Bucks take on the Los Angeles Lakers tonight, fans will have the ability to watch the game in a way they have never seen before. On ESPN3, the sports network's online streaming...
07:39 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget Hulu and YouTube's live TV services are small, but growing fast
Internet-based live TV appears to be thriving after some of the novelty has worn off -- at least, in some cases. Bloomberg sources claim Hulu + Live TV and YouTube TV have grown dramatically in the p...
07:10 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget HBO CEO steps down in the wake of AT&T acquisition
Richard Plepler, the CEO of HBO, stepped down from his post on Thursday, according to the New York Times. Shortly after his departure was made public, Variety reported Turner television executive Davi...
06:11 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget Amazon is reportedly planning a new, low-cost grocery chain
Amazon is reportedly planning to open dozens of grocery stores in major US cities, which will be under different branding from its Whole Foods chain. The first location may open in Los Angeles before ...
05:30 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget Hyundais Kona EV is the car you didn't know you were waiting for
The gas-powered Hyundai Kona is a great little crossover. It's inexpensive, it's fun to drive, it's got distinctive styling and it has room for you, your friends and some of their stuff...
05:22 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget Lyft officially files to go public
Lyft has revealed its financial details for the first time as it prepares for an initial public offering. Like rival Uber, it first filed the paperwork confidentially in December, and now its S-1 is p...
05:00 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget Twitch is running a $20,000 karaoke contest
Back at TwitchCon in October, Twitch announced a karaoke game called Twitch Sings. Think of it as SingStar or Rock Band, except you're performing to a real audience. It's still in beta (and ...
05:00 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget The Best GPS Trackers for Cats and Dogs
By Nick GuyThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. ...
04:30 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget How US Soccer develops the superstars of tomorrow using tech
Evangelo Spartiatis, 18, still remembers seeing professional soccer players on Facebook and Instagram wearing "some vest" during training. "What is that?" he recalls thinking. &quo...
04:05 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget OK Google will no longer fully unlock your phone
Google has come up with a compromise to make its "OK Google" feature more secure. Rather than allow users to unlock their Android devices completely (a security risk), the Voice Match comman...
03:31 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget YouTube is removing ads from all Momo-related videos
YouTube is trying to dissuade creators from posting videos about the Momo Challenge (a viral self-harm hoax allegedly targeted towards kids) by stopping ads from running against such content. It told ...
02:46 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget Gab browser extension puts a far-right comments section on every site
Gab, the "free speech" social network that's become a haven for the far-right, has launched a browser extension that creates an alternative comments section for any website. The "D...
02:15 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget The final dispatch from MWC 2019
All the phones have been powered down here in Barcelona. Some have even been folded up to make the journey home. After a week's worth of flagships, foldables and 5G, we're departing MWC with...
01:58 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget TikTok's older users are being blocked after it introduced age checks
TikTok had to make sweeping changes after reaching a settlement with the FTC for violating the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). One of those changes is directing users under 13 t...
01:15 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget Vivo's iQOO phones are tuned for hardcore mobile gamers
Vivo is no stranger when it comes to a list of "firsts" in the smartphone market, with notable achievements including the in-display fingerprint reader, the notch-less all-screen design, the...
12:55 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget Twitter tests feature that lets you hide unwanted replies
Twitter already hides superfluous replies to your tweets, now it's toying with handing that power to the masses. Software engineer Jane Manchun Wong, who has a knack for discovering what social m...
12:05 pm -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget Xfinity Mobile PINs were left as '0000' by default
Comcast is a media and telecoms conglomerate that made close to $28 billion in the last three months of 2018. You would think that a company of that size, and wealth, would be able to avoid a security...
11:30 am -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Tesla's $35k Model 3 goes on sale
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.And then it was March. Tesla closed February with an electric-vehicle announcement we've been waiting for, and Mat Smith offers some opinions for you to choos...
11:11 am -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget AR app takes you inside Canada's WWII Japanese internment camps
In many ways, Canada's Japanese citizens were treated worse than their US counterparts in WW II internment camps. They had their property seized, and many were forcibly deported to Japan or had f...
10:43 am -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget Weezer made an island in 'Fortnite' to promote its new album
Weezer's latest stab at relevance is an island in Fortnite that features songs from their new record, The Black Album. Players can visit "Weezer World" by jumping into the game's M...
10:02 am -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget Tesla's high-end Model S and X just got a lot cheaper
Tesla just made its high-end vehicles more reasonably priced for potential buyers. In addition to launching the long-awaited $35,000 Model 3, the automaker has also slashed the prices of its higher-en...
08:41 am -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget RIAA reports music streaming pulled in $7.4 billion last year
For the third year in a row, the RIAA's annual report (PDF) shows recorded music revenue growing rapidly, shooting up 11.9 percent from 2017 for a total of $9.8 billion. Just as we saw over the l...
07:31 am -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget Amazon discontinues its quirky Dash buttons
Amazon's physical Dash buttons are no more. The e-commerce giant has stopped selling its quirky, tap-to-order Dash buttons as of February 28th. It was an inevitable decision Amazon had to make wi...
04:28 am -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget 'Mewtwo Strikes Back' CG remake shows off its first trailer
Pok&eacute;mon The First Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back debuted in 1998, and now we have a trailer for the CG-rendered reimagining that's coming to theaters in Japan on July 12th. A post on the o...
02:12 am -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget New Horizons photos shed more light on Kuiper Belt
Those of you following NASA's New Horizons know the interplanetary space probe made the farthest-ever flyby in human history on New Year's Day, when it circled Ultima Thule, an object in Kui...
12:55 am -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget NASA's lunar outpost will get a robotic helping hand from Canada
NASA's Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway has its first international partner. The agency announced today that Canada will be joining the effort to set up the lunar-orbit space station that will help...
12:17 am -05 - Fri, March 1, 2019
Engadget 'Soft' robotic hand runs on air pressure and AI
We've seen examples of robots mimicking humans, but now we're seeing robots that can autonomously teach themselves how to handle objects. Festo has developed a flexible robotic hand that use...
11:33 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Huawei pleads not guilty to stealing US trade secrets
In a US federal court in Seattle, Chinese tech firm Huawei pleaded not guilty to several charges that allege the company engaged or attempted to engage in theft of trade secrets, the Associated Press ...
11:15 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Tesla starts charging $7,000 to add Full Self-Driving features
Tesla is splitting its self-driving function into two tiers -- Autopilot and Full Self-Driving Capability -- and charging a few thousand extra dollars for Navigate on Autopilot, Autopark, Summon and o...
11:15 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Tesla starts charging $7,000 to add Full Self-Driving features post-delivery
Tesla is splitting its self-driving function into two tiers -- Autopilot and Full Self-Driving Capability -- and charging a few thousand extra dollars for Navigate on Autopilot, Autopark, Summon and o...
10:51 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Elon Musk: Expect a cheaper Tesla in '2 - 3 years'
While Elon Musk just announced that Tesla's Model 3 is available for the $35,000 price he's been promising for years, the plan isn't to stop there. On a call with the media to announce ...
10:25 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Tesla's car sales are going online-only
Along with launching its long-awaited $35,000 Model 3, Tesla announced that it is taking car sales to the internet -- exclusively. That shift is apparently a part of why it's going to be able to ...
10:06 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Tesla launches orders for the $35,000 Model 3
In a sort of surprise event (CEO Elon Musk tweeted it out two days ago), Tesla announced the $35,000 Model 3 is available for order. The automaker has been working diligently to streamline its product...
09:33 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Google's new .dev domain opens to all
Google's .dev domain is open to anyone today, less than two weeks after Google announced the new domain ending. The company envisions .dev as a dedicated space for developers and technology -- a ...
08:41 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Russia is going to test an internet kill switch and its citizens will suffer
Russia is planning to disconnect itself from the global internet in a test sometime between now and April. The country says it is implementing an internal internet (intranet) and an internet "kil...
08:41 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Russia is going to test an internet kill switch, and its citizens will suffer
Russia is planning to disconnect itself from the global internet in a test sometime between now and April. The country says it is implementing an internal internet (intranet) and an internet "kil...
08:08 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget You can get around Medium's paywall by clicking on twitter links
Medium is putting a gate in it paywall for Twitter users. Company CEO Ev Williams announced that users who are directed to Medium from links on Twitter will not be subject to the standard limits of th...
07:45 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: The Instant Pot Ultra 6-quart drops to $100
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wire...
07:32 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Samsung is giving away a screen protector with the Galaxy S10
If you're planning to snag a Samsung Galaxy S10 or S10+ when they arrive next week, you might be pleased to see your new phone will already have a screen protector installed. While the plastic pr...
07:09 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Toyota experiment uses cameras to create city maps for self-driving cars
Self-driving cars usually benefit from having detailed road maps, but creating those maps can be agonizingly slow when it requires cars loaded with exotic hardware. Toyota researchers and Carmera migh...
06:51 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget YouTube shuts down comments on videos with young kids
YouTube is taking far-reaching actions to prevent a repeat of the pedophilic comments that plagued videos on the service. It has disabled comments on "tens of millions" of clips with young ...
06:25 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget The Switch adds another comic book reader in Izneo
The Switch hasn't quite lived up to its tablet potential due to a severe lack of software outside of games, but it's surprisingly found a groove as a comic book e-reader. It's all thank...
06:05 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Sony's CFexpress cards will bring blistering speeds to cameras
Cameras are getting so fast now that it's hard for regular SD storage cards, even fancy UHS II models, to keep up. Sony has just announced that it's developing new cards using the all-new CF...
05:48 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget CNNs Magic Leap app lets you interact with the news, if you dare
It's 2019, so the idea of bringing the news, which is usually not good, into your living room sounds a bit ominous. That's not stopping CNN. The 24-hour-news network now has a mixed-reality ...
05:32 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Spiritual successor to 'Nintendogs' comes to Switch this spring
If you're still suffering from Nintendogs withdrawal several years later, you might have an unofficial fix. Imagineer and Sold Out are releasing an international version of Little Friends: Dogs ...
05:05 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Amazon Prime members can now set a weekly delivery day
Instead of having another package arrive at your doorstep every single day, Amazon wants to cut down on cardboard and delivery trips by giving Prime members the ability to schedule what day all of the...
04:46 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Phone-hacking device used by police sells on eBay for $100
A phone-hacking device that law enforcement officials use to extract data from phones is popping up on eBay for as little as $100. Federal agencies in the US and elsewhere, including the FBI and Depar...
04:12 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Ricoh's Theta Z1 shoots 360-degree RAW images for $999
Ricoh has unveiled the Theta Z1, a 360-degree camera that offers near-professional features for a price. It's got a pair of backside-illuminated 1-inch sensors and variable apertures that let you...
03:41 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget You can now remap the Bixby button on older Galaxy phones
When Samsung revealed its Galaxy S10 last week, one feature caused a buzz: the ability to remap the phone's Bixby button so that it opens any app. On older phones, the Bixby button simply opened ...
03:32 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget The five-camera Nokia 9 PureView hits the US March 3rd
HMD Global isn't wasting much time with the Nokia 9 PureView. While it just announced the phone, which has five rear cameras, a few days ago at Mobile World Congress, it will start selling the ha...
03:12 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Nike embraces esports with 'League of Legends' sponsorship deal
What was once a rumor is now official: Nike is moving into esports. The apparel giant has signed a three-year deal with the League of Legends Pro League (LPL) in China, a massive competition with 16 p...
03:00 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget I have an opinion on folding phones
Do you want a folding phone? Seriously. Not in a "I agree with the concept of one," more: "I am willing to buy one in 2019." Samsung's Galaxy Fold and Huawei's Mate X hav...
02:39 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Amazon will let brands issue takedown strikes on fake listings
From sky-high fees for merchants selling big brands to a product registry, Amazon has used all the tools at its disposal in its ongoing war on counterfeits. But the fakes keep coming. Now Amazon is pu...
02:22 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Disney reportedly wants to buy AT&T's stake in Hulu
Disney is reportedly looking to take WarnerMedia's 10 percent stake in Hulu off AT&amp;T's hands. According to Variety, the media giant is in active discussions with AT&amp;T in an e...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget GoPro turns the Hero 7 Black white
The GoPro Hero 7 Black lived up to part of its namesake by actually being, well, black instead of silver or gray like previous models. If that new lick of paint wasn't enough, you'll soon be...
01:39 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Netflix original Osmosis is a dark take on AI date matching
If Netflix's new Dating Around reality series is a touch too maudlin for your taste, then you'll probably dig its upcoming French original Osmosis. The first trailer for the technophobic sho...
01:22 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Google Clock can now wake you up with YouTube Music and Pandora
Last year Google made the business of getting out of bed in the morning an altogether more pleasant affair when it introduced Spotify integration to the Google Clock app. The feature let Android users...
01:02 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget I drove an autonomous delivery truck from 1,200 miles away
With all the talk of 5G phones at MWC this week, it's easy to forget about the practical uses for the public, enterprise and more. Applications across a range of industries are on display in Barc...
12:40 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget HTC's Exodus smartphone is about much more than Bitcoin
'A blockchain phone? But why?'That was my first reaction when I read about the HTC Exodus last year. It felt like a wild, foolish bet from a company that's struggling for sales and rele...
12:21 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Anti-vaxxers are the newest threat in 'Plague Inc.'
Never underestimate the power of a viral petition -- and in this case we mean that quite literally. Strategy game Plague Inc., which sees players do their best to wipe out the world with infectious di...
12:03 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Researchers genetically modify yeast to brew THC and CBD
Scientists in California have created a cheaper, safer, environmentally-friendly way to produce cannabinoids, the chemical compounds that give cannabis its many medicinal (and mind-altering) qualities...
12:00 pm -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Facebook puts event invites inside Stories
A new Facebook feature is making it easier to find out whether any of your friends are interested in an event you've been eyeing. You can now post Facebook Events as Stories simply by clicking &q...
11:30 am -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Motorola's foldable phone plans
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Add one more name to the folding phone fight card: Motorola. Also, we reviewed Sony's new Aibo and the 2019 Acura RDX. Finally, the rise of the robots include...
11:15 am -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Chrome's new cache will speed up your back button
Bouncing around the internet is set to get a whole lot faster in Chrome, thanks to a new feature called bfcache -- back-forward cache. Google is currently working on a system that will store a web pag...
10:25 am -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Fortnite's response to 'Apex Legends' is lava and pirates
After weeks of teases and many an earthquake, Fortnite has Season 8 is officially here. As is typical with any major update to the popular battle royale shooter, there are a lot new locations, unique ...
10:00 am -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Nreal's mixed reality glasses can be powered by a 5G phone
Can 'mixed reality' glasses ever go mainstream? Nreal certainly thinks so. The company is pushing ahead with Light, a pair of "ready-to-wear" spectacles that project immersive vide...
09:00 am -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Mozilla's open voice-recognition library now includes 18 languages
Over the past year, Mozilla worked on expanding its Common Voice initiative to include open source voice recognition datasets in more languages. Now, the organization has released the largest collecti...
08:20 am -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget BlackBerry goes after Twitter for patent infringement
BlackBerry has accused another social network of infringing on its intellectual properties almost a year suing Facebook over its messaging patents. The Canadian tech company has filed a patent infring...
06:28 am -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget 'The OA Part II' trailer promises its plot can still get weirder
The last time we heard from The OA, it was the end of 2016 and there was still some novelty attached to the idea of a "Netflix Original" show. More than two years later, we get a new trucklo...
04:39 am -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Reddit is testing a real-money tipping system
Reddit is testing a new feature that allows users to provide a monetary tip to others. For the time being, the tipping feature is active in a single subreddit and only one user on the entire site can ...
03:09 am -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Respawn will premiere its 'Star Wars' game on April 13th
After years of work, Respawn is nearly ready to show what its Star Wars game is all about. Lucasfilm has announced that EA and Respawn will formally reveal Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order at a Celebrati...
02:11 am -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget MGM is somehow making a live-action movie about the View-Master
If you have fond memories of playing with a View-Master as a kid, Mattel is hoping to cash in on your nostalgia. The toy maker is teaming up with media company MGM to produce a live-action film based ...
01:17 am -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget Etsy will offset its sellers' carbon emissions free of charge
Most of us have accepted one-click shopping as the new norm. But what we tend to forget is how much CO2 is generated by that one click. In the US, 55,000 metric tons of CO2 are produced daily as a res...
12:23 am -05 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Engadget 'Kingdom Hearts' PlayStation VR experience launches tomorrow
Square Enix released a VR Kingdom Hearts experience for Japanese gamers in January, so where's the release for everyone else? Right around the corner, apparently. Sony has confirmed that Kingdo...