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11:01 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget Uber adds London's public transportation info to its app
Londoners can now compare their public transport and ridesharing options in the Uber app. Tuesday, the company added real-time Underground, bus, train and Docklands Light Railway (DLR) info to a new &...
10:55 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget Smart cars are disappearing from North America
Daimler is no longer going to sell its eye-catching small Smart Fortwo electric cars in North America. The company told TechCrunch that the 2019 model will be the last to be available in the United St...
10:11 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget Anki is closing the doors on its toy robot business
Anki, the startup responsible for adorable robotics, is closing its doors and will terminate nearly 200 employees Wednesday. CEO Boris Sofman broke the news to staff today, Recode reports. In a statem...
09:26 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget Senators urge FAA to complete remote drone identification rules
There's no question that drone sightings can be disruptive. In December, a drone spotted at Gatwick Airport in London led to the grounding and diversion of hundreds of flights, and similar disrup...
08:41 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget Alphabet continues to spend hundreds of millions on 'other bets'
The year is looking bright for Google. Despite being slapped with a $1.7 billion fine by the European Commission for its "abusive" advertising prices last month, the company still made a a t...
07:33 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget The Twilight Zone will get a second season on CBS All Access
CBS All Access announced today that it's renewing The Twilight Zone for a second season. That's not entirely surprising given that the show is co-produced by Jordan Peele and that it attract...
07:12 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget Burger King plans to sell the Impossible Whopper nationwide this year
Burger King will soon make the plant-based Impossible Whopper a part of its menu nationwide. The fast food giant's trial run of the alternative meat burger in St. Louis earlier this month turned ...
06:59 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget FCC plans broadband expansion to over 100,000 rural homes and businesses
The Federal Communications Commission announced today that it will expand broadband internet services to more than 106,000 rural homes and businesses across 43 states. Nine states -- Arkansas, Arizona...
06:41 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget T-Mobile and Sprint push merger deadline to July 29th
T-Mobile and Sprint have pushed back the deadline to complete their $26 billion merger, reports Reuters. The companies will now have until July 29th to earn the approval of the US Justice Department a...
05:58 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget VR turns bumper cars into retro-futuristic steampunk tanks
We've seen VR headsets used on rollercoasters and in car-based Mario Kart games, but now Steampunk VR Scooter has brought VR headsets to the world of bumper cars. From the outside, players appear...
05:36 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget Facebook awards grants for social media and elections research
Facebook is making good on its promise to better understand the complicated role it plays in global politics. The social media giant announced the first recipients of a grant that will allow researche...
05:30 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget The billion point laser cloud that will help rebuild Notre Dame
On April 15th, 2019 around 6:40 pm, I was walking around the Jardin du Luxembourg park in Paris with some friends when we saw some yellow colored smoke in the sky. We thought nothing of it, but soon d...
05:17 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget AI brought a 60-year old music-making machine to life
If you've seen Looney Tunes or The Simpsons, you've probably heard Raymond Scott's music -- which was adapted for those and other cartoons. But there's a good chance you haven'...
04:57 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget Walmart is getting ready to announce ad-friendly Vudu originals
Walmart is reportedly developing at least six original series for its Vudu streaming service. It's set to reveal a few of them to advertisers at a presentation this week. According to Bloomberg, ...
04:46 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget Motorola's foldable RAZR appears in supposed leak
Images of an unannounced new version of the Motorola RAZR appear to have leaked online. The renders, which first appeared in a post on Weibo and were reuploaded to SlashLeaks, depict a vertically fold...
02:39 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget Marriott plans to take on Airbnb with its own home-rental service
The line between the traditional hotel industry and the home-rental industry has become increasingly blurred. Last month, Airbnb bought HotelTonight, a last-minute hotel booking company. Now, Marriott...
02:28 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget Beats' all-wireless Powerbeats Pro earbuds are available May 10th
You don't have to wait too much longer if you're curious about the Powerbeats Pro. Beats' first truly wireless earbuds will be available in stores on May 10th for $250, with pre-orders...
01:48 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget Exposed database holds sensitive data on over 80 million US households
Large-scale database exposures are sadly nothing new, but they're particularly worrisome when there isn't even a clear owner. Researchers Ran Locar and Noam Rotem have found an unguarded da...
01:23 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget Jaguar Land Rover offers car owners crypto to share their driving data
Jaguar Land Rover drivers may soon be able to earn cryptocurrency for allowing their cars to transmit data about traffic, potholes and other metrics to the car maker and interested parties....
12:47 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget Samsung's vertical Sero TV brings Insta Stories to a big screen
Samsung has unveiled "The Sero," a 43-inch quantum-dot QLED TV with an attention-grabbing gimmick. It can be flipped around 90 degrees, letting you watch Instagram, Snap and other smartphone...
12:02 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget The UKs butt-shaped blimp could come back as an EV
The company behind the world's longest aircraft, Airlander 10, has been awarded more than &pound;1 million ($1.3 million) to convert it into an all-electric vehicle. The test version of the s...
11:23 am -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: A fan-cooled smartphone
Hey, good morning! Yes, it's Monday, and we've already been surprised by a gaming phone that comes with its own built-in cooling fan. We've also got Android phone alerts on your Windows...
10:49 am -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget Spotify has 100 million Premium users
Spotify has 100 million Premium users, the company has announced in its most recent financial figures. In total, the streaming service has 217 million users, 117 million of which are enjoying the free...
10:00 am -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget Samsung imagines a wraparound smartphone display
If that whole folding smartphone thing doesn't work out, Samsung has lot of other ideas cooking. It recently received patent approval for a continuous display that covers the front, while folding...
05:28 am -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget Chrome exploit uses a fake address bar for phishing attacks
Cyberattackers don't need to find obscure technical flaws to launch phishing attacks -- they might just need a screen capture and some clever web coding. Developer James Fisher has found a relat...
03:34 am -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget Action Launcher revamp comes with ad-supported searches
Action Launcher has received a tune-up for the spring, but its biggest change may be how it makes money. Version 40 of the Android launcher has introduced an Action Search feature that looks across a...
02:02 am -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget PewDiePie asks for end to 'subscribe' meme after synagogue shooting
PewDiePie (aka Felix Kjellberg) has largely left himself out of commentary on the effects of the "subscribe to PewDiePie" meme that has been circulating for months, but he's now weighin...
12:32 am -04 - Mon, April 29, 2019
Engadget Overcast can create clips from any public podcast
It can be a headache to share a favorite podcast moment with your friends. Unless you're willing to dive into the file with a media editor, you'll usually have to share the whole episode and...
10:59 pm -04 - Sun, April 28, 2019
Engadget E*Trade may offer trading for Bitcoin and Ethereum
Cryptocurrency traders might soon have an important ally. A Bloomberg source claims E*Trade is in the midst of work to enable trading cryptocurrencies, starting with Bitcoin and Ethereum. It would t...
09:31 pm -04 - Sun, April 28, 2019
Engadget Epic pulled the Siphon from 'Fortnite' after it frustrated most players
Epic has to walk a fine line between courting the Fortnite esports crowd and satisfying the bulk of its audience, and that's particularly apparent today. The developer has explained that it pull...
07:58 pm -04 - Sun, April 28, 2019
Engadget Apple poached Intel's 5G leader weeks ahead of Qualcomm truce
Intel's decision to bail on 5G modems may have gone hand-in-hand with Apple's truce with Qualcomm, but it's now clear there were hints of a shift weeks earlier. The Telegraph has learn...
06:25 pm -04 - Sun, April 28, 2019
Engadget Microbiome testing startup faces FBI investigation over billing
Another lab testing startup is facing legal scrutiny, albeit not for the same reasons as Theranos. The Wall Street Journal has learned that the FBI is investigating uBiome, a firm that tests microbio...
05:00 pm -04 - Sun, April 28, 2019
Engadget The best USB headset for your computer
By Ray Aguilera and Daniel VargheseThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may ear...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, April 28, 2019
Engadget After Math: No Spoilers!
As the moviegoing public anxiously awaited this weekend's release of Avengers: Endgame, the rest of the tech world moved ahead as if nobody had been snapped. Here are some of the week's top ...
11:53 am -04 - Sun, April 28, 2019
Engadget Windows preview brings Android notifications to your PC
Microsoft has fulfilled one of the larger promises behind its Your Phone software -- if you're willing to experiment a bit. The developer has released a Windows Insider Preview that displays And...
08:47 am -04 - Sun, April 28, 2019
Engadget This gaming phone has a built-in cooling fan and can record 8K video
We've already seen the likes of ASUS and Black Shark offering external cooling fans for their gaming smartphones, but the folks over at Nubia reckon it's about time to stuff a fan inside a p...
05:55 am -04 - Sun, April 28, 2019
Engadget AT&T says it's the first US network to reach 2Gbps speeds on 5G
The chest-thumping over 5G continues. AT&amp;T has reported that it achieved the first 2Gbps speeds on a 5G network in the US. It achieved the feat using a Netgear mobile router on the carrier&#...
02:31 am -04 - Sun, April 28, 2019
Engadget Colorado hopes to fine gas car drivers who park at EV stations
It's already hard enough to find an electric car charging station, but it's worse when you have to deal with passive-aggressive types (or just inconsiderate folk) who park their gas-based ca...
12:32 am -04 - Sun, April 28, 2019
Engadget Indiegogo will ban fundraising for anti-vaccination projects
Add Indiegogo to the growing list of internet giants blocking anti-vaccination content. The crowdfunding site told BuzzFeed News it will ban campaigns from anti-vaxxers and others who conduct "h...
10:57 pm -04 - Sat, April 27, 2019
Engadget Netflix cancels 'Santa Clarita Diet' after three seasons
Netflix is keeping up its habit of canceling shows after three seasons, no matter what the level of interest. The service has dropped Santa Clarita Diet just weeks after its third season premiered on...
09:25 pm -04 - Sat, April 27, 2019
Engadget FCC clears SpaceX to fly internet satellites in lower orbit
SpaceX is one step closer to fulfilling its plans of launching a host of internet satellites. The FCC has approved its revised plan that would fly over 1,500 of its Starlink satellites at a lower orb...
07:53 pm -04 - Sat, April 27, 2019
Engadget Google staff share claims of company retaliation in town hall meeting
As promised, Google employees who led the large-scale walkouts in November have held a town hall meeting to share more allegations of a retaliatory culture at the company. Bloomberg understands that C...
06:24 pm -04 - Sat, April 27, 2019
Engadget Apple accused of clamping down on apps competing with Screen Time
The introduction of Screen Time in iOS 12 was ostensibly a boon for parents and anyone else wanting to keep a lid on device use, but there are concerns that it's cracking down on apps that compet...
06:24 pm -04 - Sat, April 27, 2019
Engadget Apple accused of clamping down on apps competing with Screen Time (updated)
The introduction of Screen Time in iOS 12 was ostensibly a boon for parents and anyone else wanting to keep a lid on device use, but there are concerns that it's cracking down on apps that compet...
05:00 pm -04 - Sat, April 27, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: The cost of Fortnite's success
How Fortnite's success led to months of intense crunch at Epic GamesColin Campbell,PolygonThere have been a few stories recently about intense work conditions, or crunch, at studios making high-p...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, April 27, 2019
Engadget Hitting the Books: When better living through technology isn't enough
Welcome to Engadget's newest 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 th...
02:30 pm -04 - Sat, April 27, 2019
Engadget Fable's 'Wolves in the Walls' VR is about more than virtual reality
After rebranding itself as a "virtual beings" studio in January, Fable is ready to show us what they mean. At the Tribeca Film Festival this week, it debuted the second chapter of The Wolves...
01:30 pm -04 - Sat, April 27, 2019
Engadget This week in tech history: The first Apple Watch hits stores
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. ...
01:10 pm -04 - Sat, April 27, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: A simpler Gmail
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! While the weird situation around Samsung's Galaxy Fold dominated things this week, there were other notable stories. Check out a few ...
11:22 am -04 - Sat, April 27, 2019
Engadget United covers over the cameras on its in-flight entertainment systems
Just because airlines don't want passengers video chatting from phones while they're in the air doesn't mean there was never a thought of selling it as a service, and as a result some a...
07:48 am -04 - Sat, April 27, 2019
Engadget Stream select Tribeca Film Festival talks live on Facebook
The Tribeca Film Festival is underway, and it's live-streaming a handful of its talks. Through the festival's Facebook page, you can watch conversations with celebs like Queen Latifah, Micha...
03:33 am -04 - Sat, April 27, 2019
Engadget FBI, DHS task forces to address election security are now permanent
In response to questions after a speech Friday in front of the Council on Foreign Relations, FBI director Christopher Wray called Russian efforts using social media to influence elections in the US &q...
12:25 am -04 - Sat, April 27, 2019
Engadget Intel is trying to sell its smartphone-modem business
Intel is looking to sell its smartphone-modem business, now that it's officially out of the race for 5G chipsets, The Wall Street Journal reports. In fact, Apple considered acquiring part of Inte...
11:13 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget Ford under criminal investigation for miscalculating vehicle emissions
Ford disclosed in a financial filing made with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission that it is currently under investigation by the Department of Justice over its internal testing prac...
10:04 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget SEC, Elon Musk reach an agreement about his tweeting
Ever since Elon Musk tweeted about taking Tesla private his use of the platform has been troublesome in the government's eyes, but today the CEO reached an amended agreement with the SEC. Accordi...
08:58 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget National Geographic is bringing an Antarctic adventure to Oculus Quest
National Geographic is delving deeper into VR with a 30-minute Antarctic adventure that will hit Oculus Quest this spring. In National Geographic Explore VR, you'll be tasked with finding a lost ...
08:19 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget August halts sales of View doorbell over WiFi problems
August's View doorbell hasn't had a stellar launch. The smart home company is "pausing" shipments of the View after reports of "performance challenges" in certain househ...
07:51 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget Tobii uses eye tracking to keep people from peeking at your screen
Tobii is putting its eye tracking technology to work in a very practical way: it's making your day-to-day computing just that much more private and, ideally, more personal. A new version of its A...
07:51 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget Tobii uses PC cameras to keep people from peeking at your screen (updated)
Tobii is putting its camera technology to work in a very practical way: it's making your day-to-day computing just that much more private and, ideally, more personal. A new version of its Aware s...
07:30 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget Racism accusations rock esports team Echo Fox
Former NBA star Rick Fox is leaving the esports team he owns, Echo Fox, after accusing a shareholder of an "abhorrent display of pure racism" and making threats to his family, according to a...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget 'FIFA 19' eChampions League group stages are underway
The inaugural FIFA 19 UEFA eChampions League just got serious. After weeks of online knockout play, the in-person Group Stages are underway at Manchester's Victoria Warehouse. The more definitive...
06:01 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget Alphabet's smart neighborhood could have shape-shifting 'superblocks'
Too many cars are built around cars rather than people. Sidewalk Labs, an offshoot of Google's parent company Alphabet, wants its smart neighborhood in Toronto to be different. It's consider...
05:33 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget Former Gmail designer builds Chrome extension to declutter your inbox
Despite Google's attempts to improve Gmail, the web version remains hectic and cluttered. While that might be frustrating to users, it's especially irritating for Michael Leggett, one of Gma...
05:15 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget 'Avengers Endgame' demands to be seen in IMAX (No spoilers!)
After seeing Avengers Endgame in IMAX, I kicked myself for not doing the same for Infinity War. The technical advantages are clear: IMAX screens are much larger than normal theaters, especially if you...
05:05 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget Canon EOS RP review: A full-frame camera that cuts too many corners
Canon's new full-frame mirrorless RF system looked incredibly promising, but it got off to a rough start with the launch of the EOS R, a camera that was missing key features next to rival models ...
04:32 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget Google bans developer with half a billion app downloads from Play Store
Google is banning a major Android developer DO Global and removing its apps from the Google Play Store after it was discovered the company was committing ad fraud. Nearly half of the developer's ...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget The best portable power strips and surge protectors with USB charging
By Mark SmirniotisThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commi...
03:17 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget Amazon may be working on a high-fidelity music streaming service
Amazon could be preparing to set itself apart from rivals like Spotify and Apple in the music space, as it's said to be working on a high-fidelity streaming platform. It might arrive later this y...
03:01 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget Imogen Heaps musical gloves are finally available to everyone
Imogen Heap hums the opening bars to Breathe In before pinching her fingers, instructing a sequencer to begin playing it on a loop. She opens her palms wide and makes a fist, as if holding a drumstick...
02:42 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget AT&Ts fake 5GE icon is available in the Android Open Source Project
AT&amp;T is still in hot water over its 5GE logo, but that's not slowing the company down. This week, the not-really-5G icon showed up in the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). Meaning, whet...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget ASUS Chromebook Flip C434 review: More expensive, but why?
For almost two years, the second-generation ASUS Chromebook Flip has been the best Chromebook for most people. It hit the sweet spot of price, performance, design and features in a way few other Chrom...
01:02 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget Watch 'Sea of Thieves' on Mixer to get free DLC
Would the promise of free (virtual) stuff tempt you ditch Twitch and opt for Microsoft's alternative game live streaming service? That's what Mixer is banking on, and is launching Mixer Loot...
12:02 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget Luminary's podcast service loses more high-profile shows
PodcastOne, The Joe Rogan Experience, Barstool Sports and other major podcasters have pulled their shows from Luminary, the startup network that launched with fanfare and $100 million in funding. The ...
11:20 am -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: The CIA is on Instagram
We're going into Friday with some bad news for Sinemia and the potential for one-day default Amazon Prime shipping. Also: turn the tables on the CIA and follow them on Instagram....
10:41 am -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget Sony says its new PlayStation is more than a year away
Following up on its earning announcements and targets for the year, Sony's Interactive Entertainment (SIE) arm has commented on the PlayStation's future, in that there's no chance of se...
09:45 am -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget There's a Thanos-themed Easter egg hiding in Google Search
Got a few seconds to spare? Open the Google homepage and search for "Thanos." Then, click the Infinity Gauntlet that appears in the supervillain's Knowledge Graph card. As 9to5Google an...
08:49 am -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget PlayStation 4 sales slow down as Sony's new console nears
Sony is warning that it expects to make even less profit in the next year, as PlayStation 4 sales slow down and it invests in its replacement. In the last year, 17.8 million consoles were sold, less t...
08:49 am -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget PlayStation 4 sales finally slow down (update)
Sony is warning that it expects to make even less profit in the next year, as PlayStation 4 sales slow down and it invests in its replacement. In the last year, 17.8 million consoles were sold, less t...
08:49 am -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget PlayStation 4 sales finally slow down (updated)
Sony is warning that it expects to make even less profit in the next year, as PlayStation 4 sales slow down and it invests in its replacement. In the last year, 17.8 million consoles were sold, less t...
07:31 am -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget Cryptocurrency exchange accused of covering up $850 million loss
In the evolving story of a so-called "stablecoin" the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James accused iFinex Inc. -- operator of the Bitfinex exchange and the Tether cryptocurrency...
03:58 am -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget iFixit pulls its Galaxy Fold teardown at Samsung's request
The Galaxy Fold won't make its planned launch date as Samsung looks into problems experienced by several reviewers with test units. In the meantime, the folks at iFixit did what they do best and ...
02:06 am -04 - Fri, April 26, 2019
Engadget Sinemia's theater subscription shuts down in the US
As MoviePass stumbled, Sinemia presented itself as an all-you-can-eat moviegoing alternative. Now, after quickly rushing through a series of plan changes and account terminations, the service has anno...
11:40 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget The CIA is now on Instagram
The CIA launched its Instagram account on Thursday afternoon; in a bid for transparency that will probably only reveal how thirsty it is for likes. Sure enough, America's top spy agency's de...
10:49 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Amazon Prime shipping could shrink to just one-day
One of the perks of Amazon's Prime membership is free two-day shipping on Prime-eligible purchases. That, however, might change. In a call to investors following Amazon's first quarterly ear...
10:44 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Windows 10's May update wont work on PCs with USB storage or SD cards
Microsoft notified its users that the May Windows 10 update won't install on PCs using USB storage or SD cards. The company says it's blocking the installation on those PCs because "ina...
10:17 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Apple fixes 'terms and conditions' iOS bug that blocked app downloads
If you're one of the people who has been unable to install new apps or download updates from Apple's iOS App Store, don't worry. A fix is on the way. Apple has issued a server-side fix ...
09:37 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget New York AG is investigating Facebook over email contact scraping
The New York attorney general's office will investigate Facebook's "unauthorized collection of 1.5M of their users' email contact databases." Earlier this month, it emerged th...
08:59 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget AI-analyzed tweets could help Europe track floods
The European Commission's Joint Research Center is working on a tool that could use tweets and artificial intelligence to collect real-time data on floods. In a paper released on Arvix.org, EU sc...
08:25 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Google makes it easier for employees to report harassment
Google is making it easier for employees to file harassment and discrimination complaints by setting up a dedicated site for them to do so. Melonie Parker, the company's chief diversity officer, ...
07:42 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget 'Days Gone will get weekly challenges and Survival Mode in June
Those excited for Days Gone, the post-apocalyptic zombie shooter for Sony PS4 set to be released on Friday, will have even more to look forward to this summer. This June, Bend Studios will release a n...
07:30 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: The Sonos One (Gen 1) drops to $150
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...
07:24 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Respawn spaces out 'Apex Legends' content updates to avoid crunch
Now that Respawn has released its first Apex Legends Battle Pass and is otherwise settling in, it's outlining how it will handle Apex updates going forward -- including what it won't do. In...
06:30 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Epic Games throws down an ultimatum for Steam
Epic Games threw a grenade into the world of digital distribution when it revealed its own storefront late last year, complete with a better deal for developers than anything offered by Steam, the lon...
05:24 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget First laser radio paves the way for ultra-fast WiFi
Researchers at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have developed a method to wirelessly transmit radio frequency via a semiconductor laser. The breakthrough, published in Proceedin...
05:12 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Snapchat will let you play as your Bitmoji in games
You'll soon be able to play as your Snapchat Bitmoji avatar in a wide variety of video games. Snapchat on Thursday launched a Bitmoji for Games SDK that will let video game developers replace the...
05:01 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Walmart's AI-based store concept is open to the public
Walmart isn't going to let Amazon's AI-powered stores go unanswered, although it's not exactly cloning the concept. The big-box chain has unveiled a publicly accessible concept store, ...
04:50 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget How B-movies influenced 'Mortal Kombat 11' fatalities
Mortal Kombat fatalities are legendary for their gruesomeness. The finishing moves are physics-defying ballets of blood and shattered bone, and in Mortal Kombat 11, they're just as ridiculous as ...
04:20 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Canada says Facebook broke privacy laws in Cambridge Analytica scandal
Facebook is facing yet more legal trouble over the Cambridge Analytica scandal after Canada's privacy commissioner said it violated federal and provincial privacy laws. Daniel Therrien plans to t...
03:13 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Apple recalls older three-prong AC power adapters
Apple is recalling a batch of three-prong AC wall plug adapters. The company is aware of six incidents worldwide in which the adapters broke, creating a risk of electrical shock. As a precaution, Appl...
03:08 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget 'Persona 5' is coming to Switch, but not in the way you'd expect
It seems fans of Persona 5 who were hoping for a Nintendo Switch version might have made their wish on a monkey's paw. While PlayStation 4 owners are getting an expanded edition of the RPG, Switc...
02:13 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget George Clooneys Catch 22 premieres May 17th on Hulu
Hulu's adaptation of the classic novel Catch 22, directed by and starring George Clooney, premieres May 17th. In the meantime, you can catch a glimpse of Clooney barking orders in his role as Sch...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant's bedtime stories come to iOS and Android
Once upon a time (well, in 2017), Google Assistant learned a new trick on Google Home devices: how to tell stories to kids. Ahead of National Tell a Story Day taking place on Saturday, youngsters now ...
01:42 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy S10 5G is available for pre-order at Verizon
Verizon (Engadget's parent company) has opened pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G. You'll need access to 5G connections to get the most out of the device of course, so the provider has...
01:21 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Moog introduces the Matriarch: A four-voice semi-modular analog synth
Like it has in years past, Moog is unveiling its latest synthesizer during Moogfest. The company's annual music and culture festival kicks off today in Durham, North Carolina, and when it does, M...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Apple users: Review your iPad Pro 12.9!
According to senior mobile editor Chris Velazco, Apple's iPad Pro 12.9 is a lot of things: specifically, sleeker, faster, and more flexible than previous iterations. However, he also noted in his...
12:31 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Peloton users stuck with 'terrible tunes' following licensing lawsuit
Connected exercise bike maker Peloton was hit with a $150 million lawsuit last month for playing unlicensed music, and now its customers are feeling the fall out. Owners of the machines, which cost up...
12:02 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget The NSA says it's time to drop its massive phone-surveillance program
The National Security Agency (NSA) has formally recommended that the White House drop the phone surveillance program that collects information about millions of US phone calls and text messages. The W...
11:29 am -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Ford's futuristic shopping cart can brake on its own
Ford has been applying its automotive expertise to create some amusing, impractical devices like a conveyor-belt bed and noise-cancelling doghouse, because why the heck not? Now, the automaker has com...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Nintendo has 'no plans' to reveal a new Switch at E3 this year
If you've been waiting for a cheaper, kid-proof Nintendo Switch, bad news: the company won't reveal one at E3 this year. "As a general rule, we're always working on new hardware an...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Nintendo Switch rumors and mobile 'Mario Kart'
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Nintendo's Switch continues to climb the pantheon of iconic consoles. According to today's earnings report, it's now outsold the Nintendo 64. Meanwh...
10:20 am -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget 'Fortnite' lets you fight Thanos with Avengers weapons
Legend has it that you must be truly worthy to be able to wield Thor's hammer, but thanks to Epic Games, all you actually need is a free copy of Fortnite Battle Royale. That's right, with Av...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Lyft offers $2.50 flat fares for people living far from grocery stores
We've seen a range of partnerships between ride-share apps and grocery stores in recent times. Walmart and Uber teamed up last year, for example, while Asia's Grab has expanded to include gr...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Lyft offers flat fares for people living far from grocery stores
We've seen a range of partnerships between ride-share apps and grocery stores in recent times. Walmart and Uber teamed up last year, for example, while Asia's Grab has expanded to include gr...
08:35 am -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget 'Mario Kart Tour' beta will arrive on phones next month
It's almost here! Today, Nintendo announced a "Closed Beta Test" for Mario Kart Tour, a long-delayed mobile spin-off that we currently know diddly-squat about. (Seriously, Nintendo hasn...
08:04 am -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Nintendo Switch passes the N64 in lifetime sales
Nintendo sold 2.47 million Switch consoles in the three months leading up to March 31st, 2019, bringing lifetime sales to 34.74 million. That's a tad disappointing for the house of Mario, which m...
06:25 am -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Next Nissan GT-R to likely feature hybridization and autonomous driving
By Jonathon RamseyThe first- and second-generation Nissan GT-R sold for four years, from 1969 to 1973. The R32 to R34 generations covered 13 years, from 1989-2002. The current R35 generation, already ...
03:35 am -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Airbnb may create original shows to spark the travel bug
Airbnb might not be content with hoping that you'll book a stay on your next vacation -- it may want to make that vacation more appealing in the first place. Reuters sources say Airbnb hopes to ...
02:26 am -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget Google launches Duo group video calling in 'select regions'
Google has been testing a group calling feature in Duo for the past few months, and now, it's actually live. Well, in a few countries at least. According to Duo head Justin Uberti, the feature ha...
01:34 am -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget 'Super Mario Maker 2' has a release date: June 28th
Four years after the first Super Mario Maker proved how hard it is to make videogames, its sequel is coming to the Switch. Nintendo dropped a preview trailer for Super Mario Maker 2 a couple of months...
12:29 am -04 - Thu, April 25, 2019
Engadget India lifts ban on TikTok
An Indian state court moved to lift a nationwide ban on the popular short-form video app TikTok. A nearly week-long ban in India on the app is now reversed, lawyers involved in the case told Reuters o...
11:43 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Amazon tries hiring lawyers for sellers claiming patent infringement
Amazon has been battling counterfeits for years. It's tried charging merchants large fees, creating a registry of approved vendors and launching a self-service tool for removing knockoffs. Now, a...
11:43 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Amazon tries bringing in lawyers for sellers claiming patent infringement
Amazon has been battling counterfeit products and knock-off goods for years. It's tried charging merchants large fees, creating a registry of approved vendors and launching a self-service tool fo...
11:03 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Samsung's strange, gigantic Galaxy View is ready for round two
You probably weren't looking for a sequel to Samsung's lap-crushing Galaxy View tablet, but you're getting one anyway. AT&amp;T has teased the release of the Galaxy View 2, another ...
10:26 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Tesla will begin selling its own in-house insurance 'in a month'
Tesla released its Q1 2019 earnings on Wednesday and despite having a significant slowdown from the previous quarter, the company remains confident that it will meet its ambitious production goals for...
09:52 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Implant turns brain signals into synthesized speech
People with neurological conditions who lose the ability to speak can still send the brain signals used for speech (such as the lips, jaw and larynx), and UCSF researchers might just use that knowledg...
09:04 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's cloud business can't be stopped
At this point, Microsoft's quarterly earnings reports sound like a broken record: Its cloud business is practically unstoppable, while its PC and productivity make steady gains. That's been ...
08:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Slack is adding email conversations and calendar integrations
In case you don't already count on Slack for just about every part of your work day, the business communications service is adding a whole bunch of new features that will keep you chatting with y...
08:26 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Facebooks FTC fine could cost it between $3 and $5 billion
Although Facebook's growth has slowed down over the past year, all the controversies it has faced in recent months haven't had an effect on its bottom line. But that may be changing. Today, ...
07:59 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Microsoft knows password-expiration policies are useless
Microsoft admitted today that password-expiration policies are a pointless security measure. Such requirements are "an ancient and obsolete mitigation of very low value," the company wrote i...
07:47 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget 'Overwatch' Workshop adds more custom options for heroes and modes
Overwatch fans have long been able to set up custom games (Ana Paintball, anyone?) and now they're getting a lot more options to flex their creative muscles. A new feature called Workshop, a scri...
07:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Whats coming to Netflix in May: 'Wine Country' and Zac Efron as Ted Bundy
April showers bring May flowers, and apparently it also brings a lot of new content to Netflix. The streaming service has packed the month of May with new shows and movies that will keep you entertain...
07:05 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Apple may unveil two new AirPod models by the end of 2019
Apple's refreshed AirPods might be just the start of a tidal wave of new models. Historically accurate analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that Apple has two new AirPod variants launching sometime betwee...
06:49 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Bumble will use AI to detect unwanted nudes
Artificial intelligence will soon weed out any NSFW photos a match sends to you on Bumble. The dating app that requires women to make the first contact said it is launching a "private detector&qu...
06:27 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Amazon Alexa auditors could reportedly access user locations
It emerged earlier this month that thousands of Amazon employees are reviewing some Alexa recordings (which are captured after you've said the wake word). The auditors transcribe, annotate and an...
06:15 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget How Oppo fit a 10x zoom camera into its 5G phone
Oppo may have already teased its first 5G smartphone in Zurich earlier this month, but today, the company is bringing its entire Reno family -- including the mid-range Reno and the flagship Reno 10x Z...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Penske debuts fast charging stations for electric delivery trucks
Today, Penske Truck Leasing opened 14 DC fast charging stations at four facilities in Southern California. According to the company, they're the first high-speed charging stations specifically de...
05:53 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg debuts his own 'Tech and Society' podcast
Yes, you read that correctly. Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has launched his own podcast, Tech &amp; Society with Mark Zuckerberg, that has the company founder siting down with luminaries to ch...
05:53 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg debuts his own 'Tech and Society' podcast (updated)
Yes, you read that correctly. Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has launched his own podcast, Tech &amp; Society with Mark Zuckerberg, that has the company founder siting down with luminaries to cha...
05:47 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Facebook's AI missed Christchurch shooting videos filmed in first-person
In the 24 hours after the Christchurch shooting, Facebook removed 1.5 million videos worldwide, but more than a month later, footage was still circulating on the platform. Now, the company says its AI...
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget San Francisco could be the first US city to ban facial recognition tech
The Chinese government has drawn widespread condemnation in recent months over its extensive use of public surveillance and facial recognition technology to monitor the movements of some 12 million Mu...
05:12 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Pew: Twitter users are younger and more Democratic than most Americans
A recent report from the Pew Research Center says Twitter users are younger, more highly educated, have higher incomes and are more likely to identify as Democrats compared to the general public. They...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Google makes it easier to find work-from-home jobs
While truck drivers can't operate their rigs from a home office just yet, telecommuting is an increasingly attractive option to many people for a host of reasons (wearing pajamas all day, for one...
04:51 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Nintendo's lower-cost Switch might arrive in late June
That rumored lower-cost Switch might show up sooner than you think. Bloomberg sources maintain that Nintendo's more affordable console will "likely" arrive by the end of June, or not l...
04:22 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Academy says streamed films are still in the Oscars race
Hollywood's biggest prize will still be open to streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted on Tuesday night to not change rules on Oscar el...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Childish Gambino and Google team up for a multiplayer AR app
Google and Childish Gambino are teaming up again for another augmented reality experience. Following the arrival of the Coachella headliner as a Playmoji on Pixel cameras earlier this year, the pair h...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Brave browser lets you see opt-in ads in exchange for rewards
Brave is moving forward with its plans to pay people who view opt-in ads. Use the latest version of its desktop web browser, sign up for Brave Rewards and you'll have the option of viewing Brave ...
03:42 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Google Fit activity tracking comes to iOS with Apple Watch support
Google Fit is no longer the sole province of Android users. Google has released Fit for iOS, giving you the same tracking of "Heart Points" and "Move Minutes" as your Android-toti...
03:19 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Expanded 'Persona 5 Royal' debuts worldwide in 2020
If you didn't get enough of Persona 5's mix of JRPG gameplay and Japanese city life, you're in luck. Atlus has unveiled Persona 5 Royal, an expanded version of the well-received tale. ...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Bowers & Wilkins is betting big on high-end, multi-room streaming
For Andy Kerr, product communication director at Bowers &amp; Wilkins, Formation has been a long time coming. "We're following a path that we've wanted to be on for... probably sinc...
02:57 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Samsung invests in logic chip R&D to take on Qualcomm and TSMC
Samsung's chip division is its most lucrative, but memory chip prices are falling and the company's overall operating profits are slipping. In response, Samsung just announced a $116 billion...
02:08 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget iFixit: Samsung's Galaxy Fold is 'alarmingly fragile'
There's been another teardown of the Galaxy Fold, and this one might help explain why Samsung decided to delay the phone's launch. iFixit has conducted a part-by-part dissection that suggest...
01:20 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Ford invests $500 million in Rivian to create an 'all-new' EV
It's now patently clear why Rivian turned down GM's exclusive investment -- it wanted to remain open to other juicy deals. Ford has announced that it's investing $500 million in Rivian...
01:01 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Chrome update stops websites from tracking you in Incognito Mode
Google has launched Chrome 74 for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS, bringing with it a bunch of handy new features, although some -- such as Incognito detection blocking -- require a bit of tinker...
12:40 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget YouTube will label videos to help European users avoid fake news
Google has launched some new tools in a bid to fight misinformation about upcoming elections in Europe. A large part of that effort is focused on YouTube, where Google will launch publisher transparen...
12:17 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Twitter makes it easier to report election tweets that deliberately mislead people
With a number of high profile elections taking place around the world in the coming months, social media platforms are gearing themselves up for the inevitable onslaught of fake news and misleading in...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Traeger Ironwood 650 review: WiFi is the ultimate pitmaster
I'll admit it: I was skeptical that a WiFi-connected grill could really improve my casual culinary exploits. During my review of Traeger's Timberline 850 though, I would discover it's a...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget 'Planet Zoo is the modern Zoo Tycoon weve been waiting for
If the explosive popularity of the The Sims over the years has taught us anything, it's that people love playing god. Players have been given control of everything from theme parks to hospitals, ...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Tesla's Long Range Model S drives farther than ever
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Looking for a new laptop? New CPUs and GPUs are just begging for you to upgrade. And if you have a bigger purchase in mind, you should check out the new Teslas, wh...
10:20 am -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Zipline expands medical drone deliveries to Ghana
While the jury on consumer drones is still out, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are fast becoming an important tool in global delivery networks. Take Zipline as a prime example: since 2016, the Califo...
09:10 am -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Pixel 3a leak shows Google's mid-range phone in full
Google is likely set to reveal mid-range Pixel 3a and 3a XL devices on May 7th, and now we know what they'll probably look like. A leak from Evan Blass, aka @evleaks, shows a notch-free device wi...
08:15 am -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Verizon will offer YouTube TV to 5G and broadband customers
Verizon has turned to Google to provide its internet subscribers with streamable shows and other content. The carrier has announced that it's going to offer YouTube TV, the platform's premiu...
07:02 am -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget UK to allow Huawei tech in 'non core' parts of 5G
Despite calls from officials in the US and elsewhere to ban Huawei from its 5G networks, the UK has reportedly approved the company's participation in "non-core" parts of its next-gen r...
03:42 am -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Michael Kors' updated Sofie smartwatch is now available for $325
Michael Kors has released a new Sofie smartwatch that is equipped with a heart-rate sensor and other features. The smartwatch can track your heart rate with Google Fit or other third-party apps, recor...
02:04 am -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget Tesla's Model S and Model X get new motors with more range
Unlike most automakers, Tesla has refreshed the designs of its existing cars on rather sporadic schedules, and the latest tweaks for its Model S and Model X are here. Confirming earlier rumors, the fl...
12:33 am -04 - Wed, April 24, 2019
Engadget 'Sea of Thieves' update adds a swashbuckling adventure on April 30th
Rare has shed new light on just what stories you'll see in Sea of Thieves' anniversary update, and the first one might just scratch the itch if you think the core game is a bit threadbare. ...
11:29 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget 'Anthem' update adds a dungeon crawl, but delays Cataclysm
BioWare has added a string of content to keep Anthem fresh, although there are some omissions that could rankle early fans of the shared-world shooter. The newly available 1.1.0 update adds a new Str...
10:43 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget NASA's InSight lander may have recorded a marsquake
It might not have taken long for NASA's InSight lander to capture a marsquake. The machine's seismometer recorded trembling on April 6th that seems to have come from within Mars, rather tha...
09:41 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Watch the trailer for Ang Lee's 120 fps film 'Gemini Man'
We knew Will Smith was preparing to fight a younger version of himself in the upcoming Ang Lee sci-fi film Gemini Man. Now, thanks to the trailer released today, we get a glimpse of what that will loo...
08:59 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey met with Donald Trump today
Donald Trump has been linked with Twitter since well before he ran for president, and now he's had an Oval Office meeting with the company's CEO. Motherboard reported, based on two sources, ...
08:46 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Snapchats user base is growing again
Snap is continuing a slow but steady climb back to growth. In its Q1 2019 earnings, the company announced it had 190 million daily active users, up 2.2 percent compared to last quarter's 186 mill...
08:22 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget These gaming laptops pack the latest Intel and NVIDIA hardware
If you prefer your PC gaming in portable form, you're enjoying an embarrassment of riches right now. Intel has unveiled gaming-friendly 9th-generation Core laptop processors, while NVIDIA has unv...
07:47 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Apple offers next-day repairs for faulty MacBook keyboards
After years of user complaints, it looks like Apple is starting to prioritize repairs for busted MacBook and MacBook Pro keyboards. According to a memo obtained by Mac Rumors, Apple has started to sto...
07:25 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Nepals Supreme Court reverses national ban on PUBG'
Nepal's Supreme Court has lifted a ban on PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. Several lawyers petitioned against the block, arguing the constitution affords Nepalis the freedom to play the battle...
06:07 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Acer updates select laptops with the latest from Intel and NVIDIA
This morning, Intel debuted its 9th-generation mobile core processor, the i9-9980HK, and revealed a slew of other 9th-gen chips. In the hours following, a wave of gaming laptop makers announced that t...
06:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget DC's full comics catalog is available through DC Universe
DC Universe is acting on its promise to deliver DC's full comic book library -- more or less. As of now, subscribers to the service have access to 21,000 issues stretching over 80 years, so long ...
05:54 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Return your Amazon orders to any Kohl's store starting in July
You no longer have to be lucky if you want to return your Amazon order to a Kohl's store instead of heading to your local courier. As of July, you'll have the option of returning your goods...
05:48 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget MSI is also upgrading its gaming laptops with Intel's new CPUs
MSI is joining a slew of other hardware makers in refreshing its gaming laptops with 9th-gen Core CPUs. It says these processors will allow its machines to deliver up to 45 percent better performance ...
04:37 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Waymo will build its self-driving vehicle fleet in Detroit
Waymo will build its autonomous vehicles in Detroit. CEO John Krafcik wrote Tuesday in a Medium post that the company will repurpose an existing facility in Motor City with the goal of being operation...
04:17 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Wing receives the first FAA certification for drone deliveries
Today, Alphabet's Wing division became the first drone delivery company to receive its Air Carrier Certification from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The certification means Wing ca...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Our readers review the Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Our review of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was largely positive; reviewer Cherlynn Low found the handset impressive, calling it "one of the best phones of the year." With a "brilliant disp...
03:53 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Twitter bots pushed 'Russiagate hoax' following the Mueller report
As much as Twitter has done to keep bots from manipulating users, it still has work to do. NBC News and disinformation campaign researcher Clint Watts have learned that a network of over 5,000 Trump-...
02:47 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Beyonc's 'Lemonade' hits Spotify and Apple Music three years late
Three years after Beyonc&eacute;'s Lemonade dropped with little warning, the album is at long last available on Spotify (at which she has taken jabs in the past), Apple Music and other stream...
02:41 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Philo cuts its most affordable TV streaming plan
The budget TV streaming service Philo announced it's eliminating its lower-cost subscription. Beginning May 6th, Philo will drop its $16-per-month plan, offering only a $20 monthly subscription. ...
02:32 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget FDA clears first personal ECG device to detect three heart arrhythmias
To date, personal ECG devices have only really detected one kind of heart arrhythmia: atrial fibrillation. While that's helpful, it doesn't cover other conditions that could be just as dang...
01:41 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget OnePlus 7 series event set for May 14th
OnePlus has confirmed when it will showcase the OnePlus 7 lineup for the first time. On May 14th at 11 AM Eastern Time, the company will unveil its latest handsets at simultaneous events in four citie...
01:37 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Dell unveils G-Series and Alienware laptops with NVIDIA's latest GPUs
Dell is taking advantage of the launch of new Intel 9th-generation CPUs and NVIDIA's latest GTX 16-series GPUs to refresh some of its gaming laptops. First up, it's introducing new G5 and G7...
01:32 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Google Maps helps you find open EV charging stations in real time
From now on, you just have to fire up Google Maps if you need to hunt for an open EV charging station. The latest versions of Google Maps for Android, iOS and the web now show real-time availability f...
01:25 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget OpenAI's 'Dota 2' bot won 7,215 games against humans in three days
From the evening of April 18th through the 21st, anybody with an internet connection had the chance to play against OpenAI's Dota 2 bot -- the same one that defeated the world champion team in tw...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget ASUS' Strix III gaming laptops take cues from BMW's design gurus
With last year's ROG Strix II notebooks, ASUS finally gave us thin screen bezels. Now, they're taking style tips from BMW Designworks. The new Strix Scar III and Hero III are inspired by the...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget ASUS' thin Zephyrus gaming laptops get new CPUs, GPUs and sturdy cases
For 2019, ASUS' Zephyrus gaming laptops are getting some useful improvements: Intel's 9th generation CPUs (which debuted this morning); NVIDIA's latest RTX graphics; and incredibly fast...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Lenovo's latest gaming laptops pack 9th-gen Intel Core CPUs
Lenovo has announced two new gaming laptops, while it has refreshed some models in its Legion lineup -- all of which work with 9th-gen Intel Core i7 processors. The IdeaPad L340 Gaming laptop is a lit...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Intel's 9th-gen laptop CPUs also reach up to 5GHz
When Intel debuted its ninth generation Core processors last fall, the star of the show was the i9-9900K, its first consumer CPU to reach 5GHz. That was a huge milestone, and it made that chip even mo...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Razer's new Blade 15: OLED display, RTX graphics and 9th-gen Intel
Razer has unveiled the mid-2019 versions of its popular Blade laptop series that boost performance thanks to Intel's new 9th-generation portable CPUs. It has also joined a rare club with a 4K OLE...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1660 Ti will lead to cheaper gaming laptops
If you were wondering when, or if, NVIDIA would bring its GTX 1660 Ti GPUs without ray-tracing cores to laptops, the answer is "definitely" and "now." It unveiled both GTX 1660 Ti ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Xbox One gets premium wireless headphones from SteelSeries
Xbox One owners haven't had many choices when it comes to wireless headphones. Up until now, you either had to get one of Turtle Beach's Stealth headsets, or make do with plugging wired head...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA's GTX 1650 GPU delivers modern gaming for $149
NVIDIA's cutting-edge Turing architecture has been gradually making way to more affordable graphics cards, and now it's finally reaching the entry level. The company has introduce the GeForc...
12:15 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Amazon Key in-garage deliveries are available for Prime customers
Those wary of package thieves can now add an extra measure of security to their home. Amazon is officially launching its Key in-garage delivery service, which it began testing in 37 US cities earlier ...
12:02 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Twitter still has a growth problem
If you read enough of the news, you might think that Twitter (and its CEO) is laying dead in the water for all to see. But, in its most recent financial statements, the company is proudly declaring th...
11:24 am -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: The Galaxy Fold verdict
Hey, good morning!We have our (tentative) verdict on Samsung's Galaxy Fold, as the launch date for the foldable turns into a giant question mark. Tesla is promising a future filled with its robo-...
11:15 am -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Laundroid company folds before its giant robot does
A small part of us always knew the Laundroid was too good to be true. The black obelisk, developed by Japanese company Seven Dreamers, was supposed to be a washing machine, dryer, ironing and laundry-...
10:10 am -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Vine successor Byte is now in closed beta
These days, Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok dominate the short social video space, but that wasn't always the case. Vine, the popular six-second looping video app, helped give rise to many of toda...
08:50 am -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget 'State Snaps' founder convicted over armed plot to steal a domain name
Last year, the man who staged an armed robbery in an attempt to seize control of doitforstate.com was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison. Soon, the court will also sentence the mastermind who ask...
07:16 am -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Teenager sues Apple for $1bn after facial recognition led to false arrest
An 18-year-old from New York has filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Apple over a false arrest he says happened because of Apple's face recognition system. NYPD officers arrested Ousmane Bah on No...
07:16 am -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Teenager sues Apple for $1bn, claiming facial recognition led to false arrest
An 18-year-old from New York has filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Apple over a false arrest he says happened because of Apple's face recognition system. NYPD officers arrested Ousmane Bah on No...
07:16 am -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Teenager sues Apple for $1bn, claiming facial recognition led to false arrest (updated)
An 18-year-old from New York has filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Apple over a false arrest he says happened because of what he believes to be Apple's face recognition system. NYPD officers arr...
05:56 am -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget What's on TV: 'Days Gone,' 'Alien' 4K, and 'She-Ra'
The NBA and NHL playoffs are continuing, but this weekend the big battle is expected on a super-sized episode of Game of Thrones. For gamers, Days Gone is finally ready for your PS4, while a 40th Anni...
04:40 am -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget AT&T and Sprint settle lawsuit over faux 5G branding
To say AT&amp;T's rivals were unhappy with its fake 5G branding is an understatement -- Sprint even filed a lawsuit against the carrier, accusing it of "blatantly misleading customers.&q...
01:31 am -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget Natalie Portman will narrate a dolphin documentary for Disney
Disney is clearly determined to flex its star power (and giant budget) ahead of its streaming service launch on November 12th. The company has announced that Natalie Portman will narrate Dolphin Reef...
12:01 am -04 - Tue, April 23, 2019
Engadget MIT scientists 'work out' synthetic hydrogels to make them stronger
Your muscles are soft, pliable, and can resist fatigue after thousands of repetitive movements. Researchers at MIT have found a way to make synthetic hydrogels act like muscles by putting them through...
10:53 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Sony's 98-inch 8K TV will cost a staggering $70,000
Sony is finally nearing the release of its 2019 TV line, and you'd better brace for impact if you're hoping to buy one of its highest-end models. The company has detailed pricing and availa...
09:43 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Tesla promises one million robo-taxis in 2020
Two days ahead of its first-quarter earnings disclosure, the company had an event to explain its autonomous technology to investors. The talks were probably denser than the average shareholder was exp...
09:35 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Microsoft quietly axes Windows 10's long-promised Sets feature
Windows 10 was supposed to receive a Sets feature that kept your app data, sites and other info in check through browser-like tabs, but you'll have to find another way to organize your digital li...
07:43 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Charter will expand broadband network so it can stay in New York
Charter Communications has agreed to a settlement with the New York's Department of Public Service that will allow the internet service provider to continue operating within the state. As a part ...
06:52 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Google Walkout leaders accuse company of retaliation culture
Two of the seven Google employees who organized a massive walkout last November say they've since faced retaliation. After leading the protest, which sought to change Google's handling of se...
06:21 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Spike Lee's time-travel drama 'See You Yesterday' comes to Netflix in May
Netflix just released the first trailer for See You Yesterday, a sci-fi drama backed by producer Spike Lee that is set to drop on the streaming service on May 17th. The film follows high school scienc...
05:58 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Apple could make the iPhone's NFC more useful at WWDC
Apple has a lot in the cards for WWDC, and that might include improvements for... well, cards. The 9to5Mac team and Steve Troughton-Smith claim to have details of developer-friendly updates that will ...
05:41 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Russian hackers are hijacking computers at US embassies
Russian hackers have apparently launched cyberattacks against American embassies, although it might not be the kind of campaign you're expecting. Check Point Research reports that the attackers ...
05:25 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Samsung officially delays Galaxy Fold launch
Those rumors of Samsung delaying the Galaxy Fold have quickly proven true. Samsung has issued a statement to Engadget saying it would "delay the release" of the Fold after reviewers' br...
04:19 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Meal kits might be better for the planet than a trip to the store
It turns out the meal kits you can have delivered to your door by services like Blue Apron, HelloFresh and even Walmart might be more than convenient. They could be better for the environment, too. It...
03:30 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget 'Avengers: Endgame' event is coming to 'Fortnite' this week
Epic Games is again linking up with the Marvel Cinematic Universe as the developer has teased a Fortnite and Avengers: Endgame crossover. We don't know many details yet, other than a start date o...
02:42 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget GB Studio lets anyone create a Game Boy game
Yesterday marked the 30th anniversary of the Game Boy's release in Japan. If you're like our editors, that brings back all kinds of nostalgic memories. We've certainly come a long way s...
02:21 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Samsung is reportedly delaying the Galaxy Fold due to display issues
If you were jittery about reports of broken Galaxy Fold review units, you might not be the only one. Wall Street Journal sources claim Samsung has delayed the release of the folding smartphone until ...
02:21 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Samsung is reportedly delaying the Galaxy Fold due to display issues (update)
If you were jittery about reports of broken Galaxy Fold review units, you might not be the only one. Wall Street Journal sources claim Samsung has delayed the release of the folding smartphone until &...
02:21 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Samsung is reportedly delaying the Galaxy Fold due to display issues (updated)
If you were jittery about reports of broken Galaxy Fold review units, you might not be the only one. Wall Street Journal sources claim Samsung has delayed the release of the folding smartphone until &...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Pepsi is making a SodaStream-like sparkling water station
Now that Pepsi owns SodaStream, it's trying its hand at a make-your-own-drink station -- though it's not for the company's usual sugar-laden fare. The company has unveiled a water disp...
01:49 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Fold review: Do not buy (this time)
Click. Smack. Click. Smack. Click. Smack.I feel bad for the people in my life because everywhere I've been for the past week, the sounds of opening and closing Samsung's Galaxy Fold have fol...
01:49 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Galaxy Fold review: A lot of money for a prototype
Click. Smack. Click. Smack. Click. Smack.I feel bad for the people in my life because everywhere I've been for the past week, the sounds of opening and closing Samsung's Galaxy Fold have fol...
01:18 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Tesla accuses investor of harassing and stalking its workers
Tesla and Elon Musk haven't been fans of people short-selling company stock (earlier talk of going private was partly a response to that), but they apparently have extra reason to be worried abou...
12:25 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Google cuts Pixel 3 prices in half for Project Fi birthday
It's the fourth anniversary of Project Fi, and to celebrate, Google is offering half off of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones for today only. There is one catch: The offer is only available to new an...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Zillow's 3D home tours are available across North America
You might have an easier time getting a feel for a home the next time you're looking for a new place to live. Zillow has finally made its 3D home tours available across the US and Canada, lettin...
11:00 am -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Bowers & Wilkins unveils wireless Formation speaker family
Bowers &amp; Wilkins, best known for its luxurious Nautilus and 800 Series Diamond speakers, is launching a wireless audio system called Formation. The company is starting with a soundbar, two boo...
10:34 am -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: The Nintendo Game Boy hits 30
Hey, good morning!Yesterday, Nintendo's Game Boy turned 30 years old. Meanwhile, plenty of Fortnite cheats have been caught out during the run-up to its World Cup final. And hopefully, you enjoye...
09:34 am -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget China's new gaming rules prohibit blood and gambling
The good news for gaming companies is that China has started approving titles again. The bad news is that it has unveiled new rules that will see certain categories banned and the number of games capp...
05:58 am -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget UK offers government info through Alexa and Google Assistant
You now have access to a treasure trove of government info through your smart speaker if you live in the UK. The British government has made over 12,000 pieces of Gov.uk information available through...
03:55 am -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Samsung has postponed Galaxy Fold launch events in China
The $2,000 Galaxy Fold is already off to a bumpy start no thanks to some broken review units (ours is fine, by the way), and though the April 26th launch in the US remains unaffected, folks on the oth...
02:27 am -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget Particle learning system could help robots make sushi
There have been many attempts at teaching robots how to grab delicate objects, but they tend to rely on rough approximations that quickly fall apart in real life. MIT researchers may have a better so...
01:01 am -04 - Mon, April 22, 2019
Engadget 'Fortnite' rune event asks for help from every player
Epic is increasingly turning Fortnite's big events into participatory affairs. A floating rune has been traveling across the game map, but it only moves closer to its objective whenever it takes...
11:33 pm -04 - Sun, April 21, 2019
Engadget Google Lens may add translation and restaurant 'filters'
As clever as Google Lens can be, it's still quite limited in what it can do before it points you to another app. You might not have to lean on those other apps quite so often n the near future. ...
10:02 pm -04 - Sun, April 21, 2019
Engadget France launches government chat app after fixing last-minute flaw
France made good on its promise to launch a secure government-only chat app -- although it almost didn't turn out that way. The country has introduced a beta version of Tchap, a messaging app th...
08:30 pm -04 - Sun, April 21, 2019
Engadget Picking the best security camera for your needs
By Rachel CericolaThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commi...
06:57 pm -04 - Sun, April 21, 2019
Engadget Tesla starts selling inventory Model 3 cars on its website
Tesla is giving potential buyers the chance to get Model 3 deliveries within days instead of weeks. As first reported by Electrek, the automaker has made its inventory Model 3 vehicles available for b...
05:26 pm -04 - Sun, April 21, 2019
Engadget SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule suffers 'anomaly' in testing
SpaceX's dreams of crewed spaceflight appear to have faced a setback. The company and the US Air Force's 45th Space Wing have confirmed to Florida Today that a Crew Dragon capsule suffered a...
04:00 pm -04 - Sun, April 21, 2019
Engadget After Math: Move fast and break laws
While the world held its collective breath this week ahead of Special Counsel Mueller's damning report on the current administration's conduct, the tech industry went ahead and let out all t...
02:58 pm -04 - Sun, April 21, 2019
Engadget Sri Lanka temporarily bans social media after terrorist bombings
Extremist violence has once again prompted Sri Lanka to put a halt to social media in the country. The government has instituted a "temporary" ban on social networks, including Facebook, Wh...
01:30 pm -04 - Sun, April 21, 2019
Engadget Nintendo Game Boy at 30: As fun as it ever was
Today marks the 30th anniversary of the Game Boy's release in Japan. Three decades ago, the portable gaming landscape would change forever. Whether you owned a Game Boy or not, it's likely s...
11:58 am -04 - Sun, April 21, 2019
Engadget Austria draft law would require real names for internet comments
It's not just China that wants to reduce anonymity online. Austria's government has introduced a draft law that would require you to provide your real name and address to larger sites befor...
08:12 am -04 - Sun, April 21, 2019
Engadget AI generates non-stop stream of death metal
There's a limit to the volume of death metal humans can reproduce -- their fingers and vocal chords can only handle so much. Thanks to technology, however, you'll never have to go short. C...
03:36 am -04 - Sun, April 21, 2019
Engadget 'Crackdown 3' lets you team up with friends in Wrecking Zone
Crackdown 3's signature Wrecking Zone mode should now be decidedly livelier. After a brief round of testing, Sumo and Microsoft have released an update that adds Squad support to the destroy-eve...
02:12 am -04 - Sun, April 21, 2019
Engadget Epic banned over 1,200 'Fortnite' World Cup players for cheating
You'd think that an event as high stakes as the Fortnite World Cup would have participants on their best behavior, but that's apparently not the case. Epic has revealed that it banned more ...
12:49 am -04 - Sun, April 21, 2019
Engadget PayPal and GoFundMe cut off donations to militia detaining migrants
Crowdfunding and payment companies are no strangers to cutting off access to organizations that violate their policies, but their latest move could be more contentious than usual. PayPal and GoFundMe ...
11:17 pm -04 - Sat, April 20, 2019
Engadget Mental health apps are sharing data without proper disclosure
It's important for health apps to keep your data under lock and key, but it's not clear that's the case for some mental health apps. A study of 36 mental health apps (not named in the p...
09:45 pm -04 - Sat, April 20, 2019
Engadget Netflix might have more Beyonc specials planned after 'Homecoming'
Homecoming, Beyonc&eacute;'s behind-the-scenes Coachella documentary, might be just the beginning of a series of Queen Bey projects on Netflix. According to Variety, the streaming giant has i...
08:20 pm -04 - Sat, April 20, 2019
Engadget Have robots roll your joints and infuse your budder this High Stoner Holiday
Ugh, when did getting stoned become so much work? Back in my day, there was one kind of weed: whatever strain your dealer had in stock. And there were only three ways to enjoy it: through a perforated...
06:02 pm -04 - Sat, April 20, 2019
Engadget CIA claims Huawei is funded by Chinese state security
The US has rattled its saber more than once trying to deter countries from using Huawei technology, but it hasn't publicly disclosed much of what it's worried about. You might have a better...
04:30 pm -04 - Sat, April 20, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: Coachella was built for YouTube
Coachella 2019 review: A festival built for YouTubePaul A. Thompson,PitchforkFor years, Coachella's opening weekend has been a huge event for YouTube. A weekend's worth of livestreams don�...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, April 20, 2019
Engadget Hitting the Books: How calculus is helping unravel DNA's secrets
Welcome to 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 most interesting, thought pro...
12:35 pm -04 - Sat, April 20, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Cracking open the Galaxy Fold
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! It's time to take a peek inside Samsung's Galaxy Fold and consider what the future of console gaming will look like under the Xb...
11:10 am -04 - Sat, April 20, 2019
Engadget The next frontier for cannabis vapes: mood-specific formulas
"In New York, my bicycle messenger really had two types of cannabis. It was either green or brown." Michael Ray is the CEO of Bloom Farms, a California-based cannabis company that specialize...
07:58 am -04 - Sat, April 20, 2019
Engadget SiriusXM's Essential streaming service doesn't need car satellite radios
SiriusXM is hoping to carve a place for itself on your phones and smart speakers. The company mostly associated with in-vehicle entertainment has launched a purely online streaming service called Siri...
03:57 am -04 - Sat, April 20, 2019
Engadget Galaxy Fold teardown gives us a look at its complicated deisgn
This teardown is no precision iFixit job, but if you just want to see what parts and pixie dust are holding Samsung's Galaxy Fold together, some images from an apparently now-deleted Weibo post c...
03:57 am -04 - Sat, April 20, 2019
Engadget Galaxy Fold teardown gives us a look at its complicated design
This teardown is no precision iFixit job, but if you just want to see what parts and pixie dust are holding Samsung's Galaxy Fold together, some images from an apparently now-deleted Weibo post c...
01:28 am -04 - Sat, April 20, 2019
Engadget Amazon asks delivery drivers to verify their identities with selfies
Amazon is asking its delivery drivers to take selfies so it can verify their identities using facial recognition. The rules apply to drivers in the Amazon Flex program, through which they make deliver...
11:27 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget Hacker posts over 4,000 sensitive documents from Mexican embassy
Thousands of documents containing sensitive information belonging to Mexico's embassy in Guatemala were leaked online this week by a hacker. The stolen cache contained more than 4,800 files relat...
10:25 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget Rivian turned down GM investment so it could build EVs for others
Reports emerged last week that GM would not join Amazon in investing in electric vehicle startup Rivian, and now we have a little more clarity on why talks broke down. It seems GM wanted some exclusiv...
09:32 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget Console gaming is at a crossroads
Sony and Microsoft have been walking the same path for nearly 20 years, when it comes to gaming hardware. Instead of leaves, shiny silver game discs dangle from the trees, while black and white boxes ...
09:11 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget 'MalwareTech' security researcher pleads guilty
In 2017, Marcus Hutchins went from relatively unknown, to being a worldwide hero, to facing criminal charges all in a span of a few months. After he shut down the rapidly spreading WannaCry malware by...
08:49 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget Sidewalk Labs' street signs alert people to data collection in use
As Sidewalk Labs builds its "smart city" in Toronto, there have been growing concerns that the sensor and camera-laden neighborhood may invade the privacy of citizens. To deal with some of t...
08:09 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget Syringe 'watch' puts a life-saving allergy shot on your wrist
If you're prone to serious allergic reactions, carrying an epinephrine shot (such as an EpiPen) could be vital. Those shots are often bulky, though, and there's a real chance you could lose...
07:36 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget Researchers suggest 100 percent renewable energy isnt very green
In order to keep global temperature rise below 1.5 degrees Celsius, we'll need to rely on renewable energy, electric vehicles (EV) and battery storage. But creating that infrastructure will drama...
07:03 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget Christchurch shooting videos are still on Facebook over a month later
Current methods for filtering out terrorist content are still quite limited, and a recent discovery makes that all too clear. Motherboard and the Global Intellectual Property Enforcement Center's...
06:23 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget 'When They See Us' recreates the story of the Central Park Five
This spring, Netflix will turn the harrowing story of the Central Park Five into a four-part mini-series, When They See Us. The show takes a closer look at the infamous 1989 case, in which five black ...
05:54 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget A public database exposed medical records of 150,000 rehab patients
Nearly 150,000 patients who sought treatment at an addiction recovery facility in Pennsylvania had their medical records exposed online. Through the public search engine Shodan, independent researcher...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget Bots have invaded Instagram comments
The last thing I expected to find on Instagram was someone telling me not to look at their Story if I didn't want to masturbate. But that comment, which I can only assume was intended reverse psy...
04:19 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget Apple may bring Siri Shortcuts and Screen Time to macOS
Details on what Apple may have in store for the next major versions of its operating systems are trickling out ahead of June's Worldwide Developers Conference. The latest leaks are linked to macO...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget The best smart doorbell camera
By Rachel Cericola, Jon Chase and Stacey HigginbothamThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter an...
03:33 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget Lyft offers free bikeshare trips on Earth Day
While you might still think of Lyft primarily as a ridesharing company, it also has the largest bike-sharing network in the country -- thanks to its Motivate acquisition last summer. To celebrate Eart...
03:04 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget Sega adds 'Streets of Rage 2' and more to the Genesis Mini lineup
Sega is set to release its Genesis Mini retro console in September, with a line-up of 40 games. It revealed ten of them when it announced the system's release date last month, and now it's t...
02:37 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget The first 'Division 2 eight-person raid is delayed until May
Developer Massive Entertainment and publisher Ubisoft had planned to release a major update for The Division 2 next week, bringing with it the game's first eight-person raid, called Operation Dar...
02:10 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy S10 camera gets a dedicated 'Night' mode
Samsung has started rolling out a new feature for the Galaxy S10 camera called "Night" mode, according to SamMobile. It looks like a replacement for the original "Bright Night" fea...
01:27 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget BlackBerry Messenger is shutting down in May
BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) for consumers is shutting down for good on May 31st. When Indonesia-based media conglomerate Emtek took over its development in 2016, it redesigned the app with modern featu...
01:01 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget FTC's Facebook investigation could focus on Zuckerberg
Facebook's privacy troubles just keep on coming, one after another -- just recently, it revealed that Instagram stored millions of passwords in plain text. In an effort to force the social networ...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget BlackBerry's marginally upgraded, red-accented KEY2 is out today
The BlackBerry KEY2 Red Edition lands in the US today with double the storage out of the box (128GB). More of a stop-gap than a sequel, the handset also packs Hub+ software improvements and refreshed ...
12:01 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget Facebook AI turns real people into controllable game characters
Facebook's AI Research team has created an AI called Vid2Play that can extract playable characters from videos of real people, creating a much higher-tech version of '80s full-motion video (...
11:31 am -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget Netflix experiments with a random play button
Sometimes you just don't want to think. Who cares if it makes no narrative sense, let's just watch a random episode of your favorite show. For some Netflix users, they can throw caution to t...
10:35 am -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: The Weather Channel got hacked
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Add The Weather Channel to the list of ransomware victims, and we have some news about the Google vs. Amazon tiff. Also, the Child's Play remake will have Chu...
07:48 am -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget Google will block embedded browser log-ins to fight phishing
Embedded browsers within apps can be useful if you want to use an existing account from another service -- say, your Gmail log-in -- to access their features. However, they're also really easy to...
07:24 am -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget Instagram test visualizes hiding 'Like' counts from viewers
Everyone has their own opinion about what specifically is wrong with social media, but the currency of likes is a commonly-cited issue. The latest grab bag of Instagram test features dug up by Jane Ma...
03:58 am -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget Uber's self-driving unit gets its own CEO and a $1 billion investment
As Uber finally closes in on its IPO, its self-driving car unit is getting a big cash infusion and some independence. The company announced tonight that Toyota, Denso and Softbank are investing a tota...
02:51 am -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget Ransomware interrupted a 'The Weather Channel' morning show
On Thursday morning, from 6AM to 7:39AM, viewers weren't able to learn any useful weather information from The Weather Channel. The TV network had to show a taped program instead of airing its mo...
12:40 am -04 - Fri, April 19, 2019
Engadget Original 'Burnout Paradise' servers shut down August 1st
All good things must come to an end, and that includes multiplayer support for the original Burnout Paradise. Emails sent to players and a tweet from Criterion confirm that the game's servers -- ...
10:14 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Alexa owners can listen to Amazon Music for free -- with ads
Rumors started circulating last week that Amazon was exploring a free, ad-supported tier of its streaming music service. Turns out there was something to those rumblings. Today, the commerce giant ann...
09:38 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Microsoft is making VR better for those with vision problems
Virtual reality can be a rush to the senses, but not if you have vision problems. Microsoft researchers are trying to solve that problem via a tool kit for Unity VR developers to help players with low...
08:30 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Samsung updates Galaxy Buds with Bixby voice controls
Thanks to a recent firmware update, Samsung's Galaxy Buds now work with the company's Bixby voice assistant. In addition to having hands-free control of music and audio, users can now use vo...
08:11 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget 'Overwatch' travels to Havana for its latest map
Overwatch's Storm Rising brawl kicked off this week in a new locale: Havana. As with last year's edition of the Archives event, which saw the debut of Rialto, Blizzard is bringing its gorgeo...
07:49 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Netflix will invest up to $100 million in a NYC production hub
Netflix films many of its productions in New York City (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is just one example), so it only makes sense to have a large presence there, doesn't it? The company certainly th...
07:36 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Stranger Things plagiarism lawsuit heads to trial
A lawsuit that accuses Stranger Things creators Matt and Ross Duffer of stealing the idea for the hit Netflix show is headed for a jury trial. A judge for the Los Angeles Superior Court this week deni...
07:30 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $150 on an 11-inch Apple iPad Pro
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...
07:12 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Facebook stored millions of Instagram passwords in plain text
Last month, news broke that Facebook employees had access to up to 600 million user passwords, which had been stored in plain text. Today, the company revealed that millions of Instagram passwords wer...
06:30 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Fitbit Versa Lite review: The basics aren't enough
I wasn't sure what to expect when Fitbit announced the Versa Lite smartwatch. It's supposed to be a pared-back iteration of last year's Versa, which itself was already a watered-down ve...
06:06 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Netflix is turning Broadway's 'Boys in the Band' into a film
Netflix doesn't have much in the way of theater productions on its streaming platform, with Bruce Springsteen's one-man Broadway show perhaps being the most notable. However, the service is ...
05:46 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Russia worked hard to recruit social media users to campaign for Trump
We already knew that the Internet Research Agency (IRA), which is essentially a farm of bots and trolls, exposed 126 million Americans on Facebook to Russian-backed propaganda during the 2016 US presi...
05:27 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget HBO isn't happy about Trump's Game of Thrones-inspired tweets
With the Mueller report finally making its way into the hands of the public, President Donald Trump was quick to claim victory and declare an end to the collusion and obstruction of justice scandals t...
05:14 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Uber adds new safety alerts following the death of a college student
Following the murder of a college student who mistakenly entered a vehicle she believed to be an Uber, the ridesharing company is rolling out a number of new safety features. Starting today, the Uber ...
05:01 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Puma is recruiting beta testers for its self-lacing sneakers
When Engadget took an exclusive look at the Puma Fi self-lacing shoes earlier this year, the company teased an upcoming beta program for those who want to try their luck. Well, the time has come. Betw...
04:47 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget The 'Halo' TV series has found its Master Chief
The years-in-the-making Halo TV series finally appears to be taking shape. Showtime has chosen American Gods' Pablo Schrieber to play the series' version of Master Chief. It's not cer...
04:30 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget YouTube Music is free on Google Home, if you don't mind ads
Starting today, YouTube Music is offering a free, ad-supported experience on Google Home speakers and other Google Assistant-powered speakers. Just navigate to account settings, tap services and selec...
04:18 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Soylent launches 100-calorie 'mini-meal' bar
Soylent, the drink of choice for Silicon Valley bros with no time to eat, is launching a new line of snack bars. Known as Soylent Squared, the 100-calorie "mini-meal" bars are the first soli...
03:55 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Apple is making it easier to recycle iPhones in the US
With Earth Day just around the corner, Apple announced it's quadrupling the number of locations US customers can send their iPhones for recycling. The company's recycling robot, Daisy, will ...
03:49 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget The Mueller report is out: Read it here
The long-awaited Mueller report is finally out, and you can download it for your lunchtime reading if you have a ton of time to kill. Titled "Report on investigation into Russian interference in ...
03:41 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget The Switch might finally go on sale in China
It seems the Switch may soon arrive in China, as Nintendo has teamed up with Tencent to bring its ultra-popular console to an enormous market. Guangdong province's game regulator has provisionall...
03:10 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Dreams turns the PS4 into a charming game development kit
Dreams is finally here. The latest game by Media Molecule, the delightfully whimsical studio behind LittleBigPlanet and Tearaway, was first teased at the PlayStation 4 reveal event in 2013. A Creator ...
02:24 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget EU law could fine sites for not removing terrorist content within an hour
The European Union has been clear on its stance that terrorist content is most harmful in the first hour it appears online. Yesterday, the European Parliament voted in favor of a new rule that could r...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget The Fortnite World Cup will include a big-money event for creatives
If you're a keen Fortnite player or avid battle royale Twitch viewer, you'll probably know that qualifying for the inaugural Fortnite World Cup has officially begun. Top players (including p...
01:58 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget 'Child's Play' trailer shows Chucky controlling smart homes and drones
A reboot of the Child's Play franchise will hit theaters this summer and while we already had a good idea killer toy Chucky would be more of a robot with AI capabilities this time around, the lat...
01:31 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Bandcamp's new service is like Kickstarter for vinyl
Bandcamp is launching a Kickstarter-style vinyl crowdfunding service for artists. Once a musician's campaign hits its funding goal, Bandcamp will press the records, print the packaging, and handl...
01:20 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Facebook bans several major UK far-right groups
Facebook has banned a swath of UK far-right groups including the British National party (BNP), the English Defence League (EDL) and Britain First. The action is part of its ongoing clampdown on hatefu...
01:09 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget LG struggles to deliver on its promise of faster Android updates
Just over a year ago LG announced the launch of its Software Upgrade Center &ndash; a facility designed to give customers around the world "faster, timelier" operating system and softwar...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Google and Amazon end their ridiculous streaming video spat
Google and Amazon haven't historically been the best of friends, at least when it comes to their respective streaming video services. Amazon's Prime Video app hasn't worked with Google&...
12:27 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Mueller report forced Congress to find PCs with disc drives
On top of redactions and other issues with the the Mueller report, Congress is facing a potential technological block. The document will be released to lawmakers, sometime between 11AM and noon ET tod...
11:58 am -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Amazon will close its Chinese marketplace in July
Amazon is pulling the plug on its e-commerce marketplace business in China. The decision follows a long struggle by American e-commerce companies in the country, who have fallen behind China's fa...
11:58 am -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Amazon will close its Chinese platform for third-party sellers in July
Amazon is pulling the plug on its e-commerce marketplace for third-party sellers in China. The decision follows a long struggle by American e-commerce companies in the country, who have fallen behind ...
11:30 am -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Google's first car accessory is like a mobile Home Mini
Hey, good morning!While our Galaxy Fold review model is fine (at the time of writing), other phone reviewers have suffered some issues, self-inflicted and otherwise. We're also deep into the New ...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget T-Mobile's Money banking app makes its nationwide debut
T-Mobile's entry into the mobile banking game is now available nationwide, a bit over four months after it first rolled out as a pilot program. The mobile-first checking account is called T-Mobil...
10:10 am -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Withings restores its cardio health feature on scales in Europe
When Withings introduced pulse wave velocity (PWV) measurements on its flagship scale, it offered customers an indicator of their cardiovascular health. In addition to more standard calculations, like...
09:25 am -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Epic Games will boost security with two-factor SMS and email verification
Epic Games is introducing extra security measures to protect users' accounts -- something it needs to do as the developer behind Fortnite, one of the most popular multiplayer games today. In an a...
08:20 am -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Google pulls popular Chinese Android apps over large-scale ad fraud
Google pulled a number of popular Android apps from the Play Store after BuzzFeed News has discovered a large-scale ad fraud scheme their developers were pulling off. Six of those apps were by DU Grou...
06:31 am -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Facebook is working on a voice AI rival to Siri and Alexa
Facebook might introduce its own voice assistant &agrave; la Siri and Alexa in the future. According to CNBC, the social network's augmented and virtual reality team led by Ira Snyder has bee...
04:24 am -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Samsung speaks up about broken Galaxy Fold review units
Even after extensive durability testing, reports surfaced yesterday that several Galaxy Fold reviewers had already suffered from broken devices. It appears they're experiencing more than one type...
03:14 am -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Facebook 'unintentionally' saved contacts of 1.5 million new users
Remember the weird revelation that Facebook was asking some new users for the password to their email account? Tonight Business Insider reports that since May 2016, if users entered their email passwo...
01:16 am -04 - Thu, April 18, 2019
Engadget Amazon's 'The Boys' has Karl Urban fighting superheroes gone bad
Are you sick of the usual superhero fare? So is Amazon. It just posted a teaser for The Boys, a Prime Video adaptation of Gareth Ennis' comic book about wayward superheroes. The show casts Kar...
11:41 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget DC Universe scales back 'Swamp Thing' over 'creative differences'
Not all is well in DC Universe's rapidly growing... well, universe. Hollywood Reporter sources say Warner Bros. Television (part of the service's parent WarnerMedia) has cut its initial ord...
10:54 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget NASA finally found evidence of the universe's earliest molecule
Scientists have long suspected that, around 100,000 years after the big bang, helium and hydrogen combined to form the first molecule, helium hydride. That helped the universe begin to cool and led to...
10:31 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Twitter acquires quote-sharing app Highly
Twitter has acquired the highlight-sharing app Highly. Highly CEO Andrew Courter announced the acquisition in a Medium post on Wednesday, but didn't detail what Highly's role at Twitter woul...
09:38 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Car2go: 'Fraud' caused Chicago shutdown, not hacking
Car2go's rental service just suffered what appears to be a major incident. The company has temporarily suspended operations in Chicago after a "fraud issue" in the city. While Car2go ...
09:28 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget With its 2020 Outback, Subaru bets on turbo engines and big screens
It didn't take long after walking through the faux-wood gates Subaru erected at the New York Auto Show before I saw the 2020 Outback. I couldn't miss it. Perched atop a large outcropping of ...
09:23 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Mike Myers will play multiple characters for upcoming Netflix show
Mike Myers is getting his own original show on Netflix. Not much is known about the project at this point, other than it will be a limited series consist of six episodes and will star the former Satur...
08:42 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Scientists created a CRISPR tool that can wipe out longer pieces of DNA
An international team of scientists have developed a new CRISPR-based, gene editing tool. The researchers, led by the University of Michigan and Cornell University, compare the new tool to a shredder ...
08:11 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget The new Mercedes-Benz GLS is luxuriously extra
If you're looking for a classy, far-from-huge Mercedes crossover that goes easy on the environment, there's the EQC. If you're the type that routinely needs to ferry around eight in rel...
07:52 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Fold review units are already broken
Early Samsung Galaxy Fold adopters might be in for a surprise, judging by some journalists who reported some serious issues with their review units. The Verge's Dieter Bohn claimed a bulge that a...
07:46 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget FCC chairman wants to keep China Mobile out of the US
The US government appears ready to continue its push to keep Chinese telecommunications companies from operating within the country. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai announced...
07:27 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Alexa can finally control Apple Music on Sonos speakers
Amazon may have been a little optimistic when it said Alexa would "soon" control Apple Music on third-party speakers, but that feature is here at last. Listeners in the US, UK and Ireland ca...
07:27 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Alexa can finally control Apple Music on Sonos speakers (updated)
Amazon may have been a little optimistic when it said Alexa would "soon" control Apple Music on third-party speakers, but that feature is here at last. Listeners in the US, UK and Ireland ca...
07:15 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Researchers partially revive pig brains four hours after 'death'
Used to be that once someone cut off your head, your life was over. That may no longer be the case. A study published in the journal Nature this week illustrates Yale researchers' successful effo...
07:04 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Marvel's weekly Twitter show debuts on April 18th
Marvel is debuting a weekly Twitter streaming show on Thursday that will include guests and ample discussion about the Marvel universe. Marvel Live! will be hosted by Ryan Penagos, Marvel's Vice ...
06:44 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Ubisoft is donating $564,000 to help rebuild Notre-Dame
Following the fire that devastated Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris this week, Ubisoft has pledged &euro;500,000 ($564,000) to help restore the iconic church. The studio, which faithfully recreated N...
06:20 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget 'Game of Thrones' premiere was pirated nearly 55 million times in one day
It won't surprise you to hear that Game of Thrones is a pirate magnet, but the sheer scale of that piracy may be reaching new heights. The analytics company MUSO has determined that people pirat...
05:56 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Google Home can gently wake you up using Philips Hue lights
Smart lights still tend to offer a rude awakening if you tie them to your alarm, but Google wants to fix that. It's delivering a promised Gentle Sleep &amp; Wake feature for Home speakers th...
05:44 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Christina Koch will set a record for longest spaceflight by a woman
Thanks to NASA's recent schedule changes, astronaut Christina Koch will soon hold the record for the longest space flight by a woman. Koch arrived at the International Space Station on March 14 a...
05:32 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Kia 's HabaNiro 'everything car' is the wackiest EV crossover
Kia spent its entire press conference talking about the spiciness of its brand. Spoiler: it's very spicy according to Kia. But they're not exactly wrong. After showing a drift version of the...
05:32 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Kia's HabaNiro 'everything car' is the wackiest EV crossover
Kia spent its entire press conference talking about the spiciness of its brand. Spoiler: it's very spicy according to Kia. But they're not exactly wrong. After showing a drift version of the...
05:11 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget UKs porn age verification law to go into effect on July 15th
Following numerous delays, the UK's age verification law for pornography sites will finally go into effect on July 15, according to the government. Under the law, people in the UK will have to go...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Adidas made a running shoe that's fully recyclable
As part of its recent pledge to only use recycled plastics by 2024, Adidas has revealed a new running shoe that is made from 100 percent recyclable materials. The Futurecraft Loop was designed using n...
04:48 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Google's fast-loading AMP tech won't hide original web page links
You might like Google's quick-loading AMP pages, but site owners aren't always thrilled when it frequently buries their web domain. They might be more receptive in the future, though -- Goo...
04:08 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Apple may be developing a Tile-like tracking tag
Apple might be preparing to move into Tile's territory, as it's reportedly developing a physical tag you'd be able to attach to any object to track its location. It's also working ...
03:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget How Google's scandals gave rise to the tech labor movement
2018 proved to be a momentous year for employee activism at some of the world's biggest tech companies. Google, Amazon and Microsoft all found themselves under fire from their staffs over a varie...
03:21 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Apple seeks 'revolutionary' sensors for its self-driving car project
Apple isn't out of the self-driving car game because of its recent layoffs -- far from it, if you believe reports. Reuters sources claim that Apple has talked with "at least" four poss...
02:58 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Microsoft unveils an 85-inch Surface Hub 2S collaborative display
Almost a year since Microsoft first announced the Surface Hub 2, its next-generation collaborative display, we've finally got more details on the product line. While we'll have to wait until...
02:45 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Hyundai goes even smaller with the Venue crossover
Both the gas and electrified Hyundai Kona are great vehicles. But maybe it's just a tad too big for you? If that's the case, the automaker just unveiled the Hyundai Venue. An entry-level SUV...
02:40 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Mercedes-Benz's EQC Edition 1886 goes heavy on creature comforts
It's no surprise Mercedes has been planning to produce its own all-electric vehicle -- the storied carmaker revealed its plans in 2016 and started candidly talking about its new EQC crossover las...
02:37 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget T-Mobile and Comcast will label authentic calls to fight spam
In an attempt to fight robocalls, T-Mobile and Comcast are teaming up to bring their customers call verification. The carriers will use the STIR/SHAKEN protocol to label authentic numbers, so users wi...
02:35 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Toyota's 2020 Highlander approaches the pinnacle of SUV practicality
If you're in the US and mulling a new car purchase, there's a pretty strong chance you're considering an SUV. Fair enough: Americans are pretty much over sedans at this point. In any ca...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Jaguar's electric I-Pace takes the World Car of the Year award
Unlike your typical "car of the year" award, the World Car Awards (of which I'm a juror) are voted on by 86 automotive journalists from over 20 countries that write for publications tha...
01:47 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Google's VR painting app is coming to Oculus Quest
Google's Tilt Brush is available on multiple platforms, but there's been one common limitation: you've had to use a wired VR headset, which puts a damper on your creative freedom. Thos...
01:31 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Nikola's new zero-emissions vehicles include a jet ski and a dune buggy
Nikola isn't messing around when it comes to its vision of a zero-emission future -- at this year's Nikola World event in Arizona the company unveiled no less than five clean vehicles, inclu...
01:20 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Microsoft didn't want to sell its facial recognition tech to California police
When it comes to facial recognition, it seems Microsoft truly has been trying to do good. Company president Brad Smith has revealed that the tech giant recently turned down a request from law enforcem...
01:11 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget The Pixel 3 can automatically take your 'best' selfie
For its latest AI-powered trick, the Pixel 3 identifies your expressions to automatically snap selfies. Courtesy of an update to the front-facing camera's Photobooth mode, Google's flagship ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Google's first auto accessory is like a Home Mini for the car
One way to get Google Assistant into your car is to simply buy a car with Android Auto. Of course, that's not exactly practical, and it doesn't help if you're looking for something a li...
12:39 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Artificial intelligence is on the brink of a 'diversity disaster'
The lack of diversity within artificial intelligence is pushing the field to a dangerous "tipping point," according to new research from the AI Now Institute. It says that due to an overwhel...
12:19 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Canada is being sued over Sidewalk Labs' smart city project
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) is suing three levels of government and Waterfront Toronto, a publicly-funded organization, over a planned smart neighborhood in Quayside. The suit clai...
11:45 am -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Foxconn boss Terry Gou is running for president of Taiwan
Terry Gou, the billionaire founder of electronics giant Foxconn, is stepping down from his role as chairman to run for president of Taiwan. He will stand in the primaries of the Kuomintang opposition ...
11:02 am -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Finally, Sony reveals some crucial PS5 details
Tell me all about the PlayStation 5, you say? Well, we don't know everything just yet, but Sony has shared some crucial details in an unusual reveal-and-interview combo yesterday. Oh, and coincid...
10:20 am -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Uber lets female drivers only drive other women in Saudi Arabia
Uber has launched a feature in Saudi Arabia that lets female drivers select a preference for female-only riders. What began as a pilot program in September -- after feedback showed that 74 percent of ...
09:35 am -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Lyft tightens employee access to rider data, but it may not be enough
Last year, Lyft investigated reports that its workers abused access to customer data, using their powers to stalk lovers and snoop on celebrities. Thankfully, the ride-hailing service has implemented ...
07:19 am -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Boston Dynamics' SpotMini robots are strong enough to haul a box truck
How many SpotMini robots does it take to haul a big truck? Just 10, apparently. Boston Dynamics' new video shows 10 of its canine-inspired machines attached to a box truck like sled dogs, pulling...
05:31 am -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Verizon's new activation fees cost more in-store, less in-app
Verizon has simultaneously slashed and increased its activation and upgrade fees, depending on how you process the transaction. According to CNET and reports posted online, you now only have to pay $2...
04:01 am -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Lincoln Corsair squeezes Navigator features into a smaller SUV
The Lincoln Navigator is unapologetically huge. But large, luxury SUVs don't have the sales numbers of the small crossover market. So it's no surprise that the automaker is tossing its luxur...
03:50 am -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget OnePlus 7 rumors, leaks include Pro and 5G editions
If you're eagerly awaiting word of the next OnePlus handset, a few leakers who have been reliable in the past have information for you. Between @OnLeaks/Pricebaba and Ishan Agarwal, they've ...
01:49 am -04 - Wed, April 17, 2019
Engadget Genesis unveils Mint concept EV for urban fashionistas
Automotive events can be... well weird. For example, the Mint EV concept car reveal from Genesis was a song and dance extravaganza coupled with a fashion show. The automaker said it had something to d...
11:55 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Intel giving up on 5G tech explains Apple's sudden Qualcomm settlement
In a move that provides an explanation for today's shocking settlement between Apple and Qualcomm, Intel has suddenly announced it's not even going to try building 5G modems for smartphones....
11:22 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Audi adds a $995 monthly tier to its subscription service
Last year, Audi launched a test run of Audi Select, a monthly subscription service that gives drivers access to their choice of vehicles from the company's lineup. Today, the German carmaker anno...
09:59 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Xbox One update adds a mini keyboard and smarter uninstalls
Microsoft has more Xbox news in store even if you don't care for a disc-free One S or Game Pass Ultimate. It's trotting out an Xbox One April Update that, among other things, adds the optio...
09:11 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget The disc-free Xbox One S hits stores on May 7th for $250
A disc-free, completely digital Xbox One is no longer just a rumored pipe dream for cord cutters and the current generation of Fortnite fanatics who've never had to set foot inside of a GameStop....
09:05 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Xbox Game Pass Ultimate combines Gold and games for $15 a month
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate gives players all the benefits of Xbox Live Gold and Microsoft's digital subscription service, Game Pass, for $15 a month. The bundle went live today for a limited number ...
08:55 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget T-Mobile and Sprint merger is 'unlikely' without major changes
So much for T-Mobile and Sprint enjoying a smooth merger. Wall Street Journal sources say the Department of Justice has told the carriers that their $26 billion union is "unlikely" to recei...
08:36 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Google blocks TikTok downloads in India over pornography concerns
Today, Google blocked TikTok downloads from its Google Play store in India, and Apple has been asked to do the same. The move comes after India's federal government sent a letter to the companies...
08:21 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget CRISPR gene editing has been used on humans in the US
The first human trials in the US for CRISPR gene editing are officially underway. A University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia spokesman has confirmed to NPR that two cancer patients, one with myeloma...
08:07 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Netflix reaches 148 million subscribers, will test 'top 10' lists
The first Netflix earnings report since its latest price hike and the unveiling of competitors from both Disney and Apple is here. Last year at this time Netflix crossed the 125 million subscriber mar...
08:04 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget The delayed 'Minecraft' movie is now set for March 2022
The long-delayed live-action Minecraft movie has a new release date, so fans might want to make a note in their calendars for March 4th, 2022. With so many delays, it was clear it'd still be a wh...
07:35 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Twitter says new tools automatically flag 38 percent of abusive tweets
Twitter gave a status update on Tuesday on its plans to target online harassment, which, the company claims, appear to be working. The platform has made "meaningful progress" in moving towar...
07:14 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Apple and Qualcomm settle royalty lawsuits with new patent agreement
And just like that, the bitter feud between Apple and Qualcomm is already over. The two companies have settled their patent royalty dispute, ending all ongoing legal action (including with Apple'...
06:15 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget 'Apex Legends' update makes its big boys harder to kill
Respawn technically addressed the overly large hitboxes of some Apex Legends characters with a recent update, but that didn't work as well as expected. The developer has a simple solution, thoug...
05:53 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget NASAs TESS spacecraft finds its first Earth-sized exoplanet
One year after its launch, NASA's TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) discovered its first Earth-sized exoplanet. Named HD21749c, the planet orbits a star just 53 light-years from Earth ...
05:44 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Google will pay Louisville $4 million to repair roads after Fiber exit
Google Fiber service ended in Louisville this week following a number of issues, including exposed cables. As it departs, Google is paying the city $3.84 million over 20 months to cover the costs of r...
05:32 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget 'Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster' lands on Switch and Xbox One
Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster is blitzballing its way onto new consoles. Four years after its initial release for the PS4, the high-definition take on two classic games in the Final Fantasy series i...
05:20 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Sony clamps down on sexual content in PS4 games
Many have suspected that Sony was implementing strict rules on sexual content in PS4 games, and those hunches have just been validated. The company confirmed to the Wall Street Journal that it create...
05:10 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Bed bugs force Apple to temporarily close 24-hour Fifth Avenue store
The 24-hour Apple Store on New York City's Fifth Avenue was visited by some unwelcome guests. Staff were ordered to double bag their belongings last Friday after a bed bug was spotted in a manage...
04:50 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Capcom Home Arcade includes 16 retro games and dual joysticks
Following the likes of Nintendo, Sega and PlayStation, a retro console featuring Capcom games is on the way. The Capcom Home Arcade packs in 16 titles, including Street Fighter II: Hyper Fighting, Sup...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's Xbox E3 showcase is set for June 9th
Xbox fans now have a particularly big date to mark on their calendars. Microsoft has announced that its E3 briefing will take place on June 9th at 4PM Eastern, complete with an option to watch at hom...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget PBS interactive media series aims to make AR and VR more accessible
One issue with interactive technology like virtual reality, augmented reality and other mixed media is that the cost of the equipment alone can be restrictive. To level the playing field, PBS is launc...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget HP's latest pro-grade laptops pack new Intel chips and bright displays
Intel has introduced a new generation of pro Core processors for laptops, and HP is determined to make the most of them right from the word "go." The PC maker has unveiled a string of work-...
03:21 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Pandora adds SiriusXM talk shows as podcasts
Many music streaming services are looking at podcasts as a way to keep listeners increasingly plugged in and listening -- Spotify's recent purchase of Gimlet Media being just the most recent exam...
02:44 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget NASAs Cassini data shows Titans lakes are stranger than we thought
NASA's Cassini-Huygens spacecraft made its fateful plunge into Saturn's atmosphere in 2017, but scientists are still using the data it sent home to make surprising discoveries. Two papers pu...
02:30 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Upscaled: This is the year of the CPU chiplet
In the second episode of Upscaled, our new deep-dive explainer series focused on the components that make tech better, we're looking at what is going on with CPUs. Chips are still getting faster,...
02:18 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Avengers: Endgame footage leaks on Reddit, YouTube and Twitter
Despite Disney's efforts to keep as much of Avengers: Endgame under wraps as possible before the latest Marvel blockbuster hits theaters next week, several minutes of blurry Avengers: Endgame foo...
01:49 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Ecuador says it faced 40 million cyberattacks after giving up Assange
Ecuador's government may be facing virtual retaliation for its decision to allow Julian Assange's arrest. The country's deputy minister for information and communication technologies, ...
01:42 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Sony reveals first PlayStation 5 details
It's no secret that Sony is working on a new PlayStation console. Last October, for instance, company president Kenichiro Yoshida said it was "necessary" to have "next-generation h...
01:19 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Buick Velite 6 MAV is the brand's first all-electric vehicle
This wagon-like vehicle just debuted at the Shanghai Motor Show.Buick is making a big splash at the 2019 Shanghai Motor Show. It just debuted the brand's first all-electric vehicle, dubbed the Ve...
01:06 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Google Pay can find your tickets and loyalty cards in Gmail
It just became decidedly easier to use your Android phone to board a flight or see a movie. Google Pay is rolling out a server-based update that lets the app automatically fetch boarding passes, tick...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Razer's new eGPU box packs more power and Chroma RGB support
Razer's back with another external GPU case, and this time it's beefier than ever. Like other eGPUs, the Razer Core X Chroma is designed to bring desktop-level graphics to ultraportable lapt...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Cadillac puts its hands-off driver assistant in the new CT5
Way back in October of 2011, I drove Cadillac's CT6 across the southwest using the automaker's driver's assistant feature Super Cruise. It was an impressive hands-free experience that w...
12:39 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Lenovo may soon release a Marvel-themed AR headset
Back in 2017 Lenovo released a Star Wars-themed augmented reality (AR) headset. We're guessing that must have worked out pretty well for the company, as a new FCC filing suggests it's now wo...
12:24 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget US electric car registrations doubled between 2017 and 2018
More and more Americans are warming up to the idea of driving an electric vehicle. According to tech analyst IHS Markit, 208,000 EVs were registered in the US in 2018 -- that's more than double t...
12:19 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Samsung is primed for power-saving 5-nanometer chips
Samsung only just started manufacturing 7-nanometer chips recently, but it's already taken another big step in the race to keep up with Moore's Law. The company announced that it has started...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Facebook cuts its Portal smart display to $99 for Mother's Day
Mother's Day is less than a month away, and it seems Facebook is hoping you'll consider giving your Mom a Portal or Portal+ to keep in touch with you -- it's running a Mother's Day...
11:40 am -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Washington votes to decarbonize its electricity grid
Washington is one step closer to decarbonizing its energy grid. According to a bill voted in by the Washington House of Representatives last week, the state will end coal use by 2025, have a carbon-ne...
11:20 am -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Nintendo Switch update adds individual game save transfers
The latest Nintendo Switch update lets you transfer individual game saves between systems. Until now, you only had the option to move all your user and save data between Switch consoles (introduced in...
10:55 am -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Sony becomes Uber's newest rival in Japan
Uber's fledgling cab-hailing service in Japan has a new competitor, and it's not by one of its usual rivals. It's called S.Ride, and it's a taxi-hailing app created by Sony in part...
10:35 am -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Holding the Galaxy Fold
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Morning, there! As we handle the Galaxy Fold for the first time (that front screen...), Engadget kicks off something new: a camera guide for 2019. It details what ...
10:20 am -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget SpaceX loses Falcon Heavy's center booster to the sea
SpaceX successfully landed all three of Falcon Heavy's boosters after its most recent launch, but it won't be able to reuse one of them. The company lost the core booster that landed on its ...
09:47 am -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Facebook will scrap Messenger payments in the UK and France
Facebook will discontinue peer-to-peer Messenger payments in France and the UK on June 15th, the company told Engadget. "After evaluating how we give people the best experiences in Messenger, we ...
08:50 am -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Netflix's next Mark Millar comic book is upbeat sci-fi 'Space Bandits'
Netflix is publishing another Mark Millar comic book after The Magic Order and Prodigy -- an original he describes as "female Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid set in space." Entitled Space...
07:35 am -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Aston Martin's all-electric Rapide E is a 604HP leap into the future
No more teasing -- Aston Martin has finally revealed its first all-electric car. The Rapide E swaps out a V12 engine for an 800V, 65 kWh battery system and twin rear motors with 604 hp and 700 pound-f...
07:01 am -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Logitech's Harmony Express is a sleek Alexa-powered universal remote
Logitech's popular Harmony universal remotes have long been the go-to solution for tech-savvy nerds who want to replace the bounty of ugly rectangles littering their coffee tables with a single, ...
06:18 am -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Lotus teases the Type 130, 'the world's first electric British hypercar'
At the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show, Lotus has teased its first new production car in 11 years, the Type 130. The EV is now in advanced development stages and will be the "world's first full elec...
03:55 am -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget What's on TV: 'Homecoming,' 'Bosch'
This week the NBA and NHL playoffs are under way, and gamers can play some old games on new systems, like Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster on Xbox One and Switch, or Cuphead on Switch. Netflix will s...
02:28 am -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Lyft adds New Yorks Citi Bikes to its app
Beginning in May, Lyft customers in New York City will be able to use Citi Bikes through the ridesharing app. Users won't need a separate account or login to locate or unlock the bikes. The Lyft ...
01:03 am -04 - Tue, April 16, 2019
Engadget Apple's new documentary chief is a producer from 'Jesus Camp'
Apple now has a leader for its burgeoning documentary plans. Deadline reports that the company has hired A&amp;E's Molly Thompson as its new Head of Documentaries. She founded A&amp;E&#...
11:31 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Starz apologizes for pushing Twitter to remove tweets on online piracy
How about this for a comedy of errors. Last week, Twitter removed a tweet posted by TorrentFreak, for an article about how Starz shows were being pirated. The TV service Starz compounded matters over ...
10:43 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Google teases 'something big' for Pixel on May 7th
You won't have to wait until the fall for more news on Pixel devices. Google has posted a teaser promising that "something big is coming to the Pixel universe" on May 7th. The associa...
10:20 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Hulu buys AT&T's stake, leaving Comcast and Disney as owners
Those rumors of AT&amp;T ditching its stake in Hulu have proven true, although it didn't necessarily play out as expected. The telecom has reached a deal to sell its 9.5 percent stake in Hulu...
10:03 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Scientists print first 3D heart using a patients own cells
Researchers at Tel Aviv University managed to successfully print the first ever 3D heart that uses cells and biological materials from a patient. The medical breakthrough, which was published today in...
09:09 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget YouTube's fact checking linked the Notre Dame fire to 9/11
YouTube's fact check panels were supposed to help debunk conspiracy theories, but they just backfired in an unfortunate fashion. The internet giant has disabled the algorithmically-provided pane...
08:57 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget 'Forza Street' is a free-to-play racer for PC and mobile
Microsoft has released a free-to-play Forza game on Windows 10, and it'll be available on iOS and Android later this year. As such, Forza Street will be the first entry in the series to hit platf...
08:24 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Google reportedly disbands review panel monitoring DeepMind Health AI
Google is reportedly dissolving yet another AI review board. Earlier this month, the company canceled plans for its Advanced Technology External Advisory Council when it came under fire for selecting ...
07:28 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Facebook Messenger's dark mode goes live for everyone
After a month-long, emoji-based teaser, Facebook Messenger is the latest big-name app to fully hop on the dark mode bandwagon. As of today, you can darken your screen while using the iOS and Android a...
07:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget DC Universe starts streaming on Xbox One this month
DC Universe hasn't been available on consoles so far, but the comic-oriented service is taking care of that omission in very short order. As of April (possibly as soon as April 15th), DC Univers...
06:59 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Lyft will run continuous background checks on its drivers
A lot can happen in a year, so it's probably wise that Lyft will no longer rely solely on annual background checks for its drivers. The ride-sharing company will now run daily criminal monitoring...
06:16 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Switch RPG Octopath Traveler comes to PC this summer
The retro-style RPG Octopath Traveler will no longer only be found on the Nintendo Switch. The PC version of the game will launch on Steam on June 7th, according to a trailer released on Monday by Squ...
05:52 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget ASUS' gamer-friendly ZenBook S13 is now available
After several months of anticipation, the ASUS ZenBook S13 is finally available from most major retailers starting at $1,399. We loved the ultraportable the first time we got our hands on it back in J...
05:28 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Tiny light-up barcodes help researchers identify DNA molecules
How do you identify one molecule among tens of thousands? Traditionally, scientists dye molecules in various colors. But what if each individual molecule had its own unique identifier? Researchers at ...
05:13 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Fold hands-on
Samsung is gearing up to launch its long-teased foldable flagship and after months of hype, we're finally getting a chance to actually touch the Galaxy Fold. If you're interested in dropping...
05:13 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Fold hands-on: Satisfying despite the crease
Samsung is gearing up to launch its long-teased foldable flagship and after months of hype, we're finally getting a chance to actually touch the Galaxy Fold. If you're interested in dropping...
04:54 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Audi's self-driving EV concept filters out rush-hour stress
Many folks are cool on autonomous cars because we actually like to drive, but nobody wants to be stuck in rush hour or city congestion. Audi has addressed those concerns with the AI:ME, its latest urb...
04:41 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget The BMW M850i elevates the road trip with high tech
Road trips are wonderful. But while cruising along in a beat up Civic or Bug made for great stories in your 20s, as you get older you want a little more comfort. You also want some power and the lates...
04:32 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Volvo cars in Europe will alert each other to slippery roads
Volvo's flurry of new safety features might not stop any time soon. The automaker is making its Slippery Road Alert and Hazard Light Alert features (previously limited to Sweden and Norway) avail...
04:16 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget 'Too Old to Die Young' is the first streaming series to make it to Cannes
It's been one year since Netflix stirred up controversy around the Cannes Film Festival. For those who don't remember, when a new rule banned any movie from competition that didn't have...
03:48 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Microsoft may respond to AirPods with its own smart earbuds
Microsoft's personal audio efforts might not stop with the Surface Headphones. Thurrott sources said that the company is developing a pair of Surface-branded earbuds codenamed Morrison (the Head...
03:27 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget iOS 13 may include system-wide dark mode and undo gesture
With Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference less than two months away, more details about what iOS 13 might have in store are emerging. It could add a system-wide dark mode, deeper multitasking o...
03:12 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Check out Engadget's guide to cameras and photography!
Engadget is all about tech and how we live with it. But take a look at the site in 2019, and there are many facets to what we do: We've been publishing product reviews for most of the site's...
03:04 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Evian's answer to wasteful plastic bottles is a smart water dispenser
Evian knows that plastic water bottles aren't terribly kind to the environment, and it has a clever solution to that problem: give drinkers a way to kick the bottle habit altogether. Its newly l...
02:25 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Facebook may combine your News Feed and Stories into one carousel
It looks like Facebook may be testing a way to combine your News Feed and Stories into one swipeable, hybrid carousel. On Twitter this morning, Jane Manchun Wong -- a software engineer who's spot...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget What we're listening to in April: The White Album in high-res
This month's installment of our audio IRL is an educational experience. It took a relatively affordable high-res music player and some appropriately equipped (but still pretty affordable) in-ears...
01:38 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget UK wants Facebook to remove its Like button for younger users
The UK wants social media to turn off so-called "nudge" techniques, including Facebook's "Like" button and Snapchat streaks, for under-18s. The recommendations form part of a ...
01:18 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Hackers in Microsoft's webmail breach could read some users' messages
For some users, that Microsoft webmail breach was worse than first thought. Microsoft has confirmed a Motherboard source's claims that the hackers had access to a portion of the email content, no...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget GoPro's replacement camera plan comes to the UK and Canada
GoPro is bringing its no-questions-asked device replacement guarantee to 25 more countries as part of its GoPro Plus subscription service, the company announced. Buyers in the UK, Canada, Australia, F...
12:15 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget The EU has officially passed its controversial copyright law
After clearing the European Parliament last month, the EU's sweeping copyright laws have passed their final hurdle by receiving approval from member states. The new rules are designed to bring ou...
12:01 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget What makes mirrorless cameras unique?
While most photographers have left film far behind, many of us are still reliant on another piece of camera tech that's over 70 years old: a mirror. Mirrorless cameras ditch that mirror to let le...
11:31 am -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: The world's biggest airplane takes to the skies
Welcome to your Monday. We've got details on a new Star Wars game -- and it's single-player, and also the world's biggest plane managed to get up into the sky. That all-digital Xbox has...
11:01 am -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Tech can take your photography to the next level
Whether you're interested in taking better photos, video or both, the best thing you can do is to practice and take the time to get to know your equipment. But, if you're finding situations ...
10:25 am -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Lyft removes e-bikes from various cities over unexpectedly strong brakes
Lyft-owned bike-sharing services are removing electric bikes from their respective fleets in New York, Washington and San Francisco citing safety concerns. Citi Bike, Capital Bikeshare, and Ford GoBik...
10:01 am -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Do Micro Four Thirds cameras have a future?
For years, photographers and industry pundits have predicted the demise of the Micro Four Thirds (MFT) camera system. Many believe that the smaller sensor has been superseded by APS-C cameras and the ...
09:20 am -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Amazon shareholders will vote to ban facial recognition tech
Amazon shareholders will vote to ban the company's controversial facial recognition technology next week in a key symbolic process. Amazon set the vote date, May 22nd, after the US Securities and...
09:01 am -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget A brief history of mirrorless cameras
Mirrorless cameras are here to stay. The argument to own one isn't only about them being small and lightweight anymore, because nowadays many mirrorless shooters rival DSLRs in image quality -- s...
08:01 am -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget The cameras YouTubers love
It's easy to forget that for some of the world's biggest YouTube creators, their rise to internet stardom all started with making videos on a webcam. That's exactly how people like Marq...
07:46 am -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget US convicts Romanians over scheme that hijacked 400,000 computers
Two Romanian residents are about to face prison time for a particularly large digital crime spree. A federal jury has found Radu Miclaus and Bogdan Nicolescu guilty for a scheme that stole credit car...
07:01 am -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget How to pick a lens for your mirrorless camera in 2019
When buying a mirrorless camera, there's an equally crucial side question: What lenses do I need for this thing? The glass you place in front of that sensor plays a key role in how your photos or...
06:01 am -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Our favorite camera bags (that don't look like camera bags)
We love Lowepro and Manfrotto backpacks. They're often big, well-padded and offer tons of support for your aching back and shoulders. If you've invested in a mirrorless system, however, they...
05:14 am -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget AI developed a whole new sport
Many existing sports have their roots in hundreds (if not thousands) of years of human tradition. But what if you asked computers to create a sport? You now know how that can turn out. The design agen...
05:01 am -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Use the camera in your brain to master street photography
Like many camera buffs, I've done a fair amount of street photography, stalking subjects in markets, parks and tourist areas. Unfortunately, I often come away with little to show for it. That...
04:01 am -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget How to buy a mirrorless camera in 2019
You can mark down 2019 as the year that mirrorless cameras vaulted to the top of photographers' wish lists. They sold nearly as well as DSLRs in 2018, thanks largely to Sony, and may outsell them...
03:35 am -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Daimler's diesel emissions cheating may include 60,000 more cars
Daimler is already in hot water for its alleged diesel emissions cheating, but it's about to get worse. Bild am Sonntag has learned that German regulators have discovered evidence of cheating so...
02:01 am -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Tesla will 'substantially' raise the price of its self-driving option
You might want to act quickly if you're determined to get a Tesla vehicle with self-driving capability. Elon Musk has warned that the price of the Full Self-Driving package will "increase s...
12:33 am -04 - Mon, April 15, 2019
Engadget Google faces surge in police requests for mobile location data
It's clearer than ever that police see smartphones as treasure troves of evidence. New York Times sources understand that law enforcement requests for information from Google's mobile Locat...
11:02 pm -04 - Sun, April 14, 2019
Engadget AI defeated a top-tier 'Dota 2' esports team
So much for the best Dota 2 players having the skill to fend off cutting-edge AI. OpenAI Five has beaten five players from OG, the veteran team that won Valve's 2018 International, in a best-of-...
09:30 pm -04 - Sun, April 14, 2019
Engadget The best microSD cards
By Nathan EdwardsThis 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...
07:58 pm -04 - Sun, April 14, 2019
Engadget VW's ID Roomzz previews a full-size electric SUV due in 2021
Volkswagen's growing electric car lineup will include something for those who like the reassurance of a full-size SUV. The automaker has unveiled an ID Roomzz concept that previews a three-row S...
06:30 pm -04 - Sun, April 14, 2019
Engadget Israel's Moon probe snaps a final photo before crashing
The Beresheet spacecraft from Israel's SpaceIL was facing long odds to land on the Moon, being the first ever privately launched probe to attempt it. Alas, its engine cut out during the landing a...
04:57 pm -04 - Sun, April 14, 2019
Engadget Apple may be spending 'hundreds of millions' to land games for Arcade
You know by now that Apple is pushing for as many high-profile games as it can get for its upcoming Arcade service, but how far is it willing to go? Quite far, apparently. Financial Times sources cl...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, April 14, 2019
Engadget After Math: Eat your heart out, Soundgarden
From the first direct images of a black hole and a nearly-successful private moon landing to self-healing exosuits and self-retrieving rockets, read on for the top stories from what's been a stel...
12:58 pm -04 - Sun, April 14, 2019
Engadget Internet Explorer security flaw allows hackers to steal files
Microsoft's Internet Explorer has a longstanding reputation for poor security, but it's now bad enough that you could be attacked jut by having it on your PC. Security researcher John Page ...
12:45 pm -04 - Sun, April 14, 2019
Engadget Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp hit by second outage within a month
Just as the US was waking up to a lovely Sunday, Facebook was sadly tackling yet another massive outage -- its second one within a month. According to downdetector.com, soon after 6AM ET today, users ...
08:26 am -04 - Sun, April 14, 2019
Engadget GM talks with electric truck maker Rivian may be dead
By Sven GustafsonGM will not follow Amazon's lead and take an equity stake in fledgling electric vehicle company Rivian after talks reached an impasse. So says Bloomberg, citing unnamed sources w...
03:44 am -04 - Sun, April 14, 2019
Engadget Leak shows Microsoft's 'All Digital' Xbox One S
Yes, that disc-free Xbox One appears to be real. WinFuture has obtained images it says show off the Xbox One S All Digital, not to mention some extra details. The console's design is exactly wh...
01:59 am -04 - Sun, April 14, 2019
Engadget BTS smashes YouTube record one week after it was set
So much for YouTube's recent flurry of records standing the test of time. K-pop megagroup BTS has surpassed Blackpink's one-day viewing record a mere week later, notching 78 million views f...
12:31 am -04 - Sun, April 14, 2019
Engadget SpaceIL plans second private Moon lander despite crash
SpaceIL's first attempt at a private Moon landing didn't go according to plan. However, that isn't deterring the team from giving it another shot. Founder Morris Khan has announced th...
10:58 pm -04 - Sat, April 13, 2019
Engadget Amazon may be working on a free, ad-supported music service
Amazon might compete more directly with Spotify in the near future. Billboard sources maintain that Amazon is in talks to debut a free, ad-supported service as soon as next week. You'd only hav...
09:27 pm -04 - Sat, April 13, 2019
Engadget FBI-related breach reportedly compromised federal agents' details
A group of hackers has exploited the flaws of at least three FBI-affiliated websites and leaked thousands of federal and law enforcement agents' personal details. According to TechCrunch, the gro...
08:30 pm -04 - Sat, April 13, 2019
Engadget The best NAS for most home users
By Thorin Klosowski and Joel Santo Domingo This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadge...
07:00 pm -04 - Sat, April 13, 2019
Engadget Respawn's 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order' arrives November 15th
Respawn has pulled back the curtains on Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order after months of teases. The single-player game is now due to launch on November 15th and follows Cal Kestis, a Padawan trying to su...
06:03 pm -04 - Sat, April 13, 2019
Engadget Stratolaunch completes the first flight of the world's largest airplane
Stratolaunch is making some history even as it scales back its ambitions -- the company has successfully flown the world's largest aircraft, the Scaled Composites Stratolaunch, for the first time...
06:03 pm -04 - Sat, April 13, 2019
Engadget Stratolaunch completes the first flight of the world's largest airplane
Stratolaunch is making some history even as it scales back its ambitions -- the company has successfully flown the world's largest aircraft, the Scaled Composites Stratolaunch, for the first time...
05:30 pm -04 - Sat, April 13, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: The end of 'Game of Thrones'
'Game of Thrones' season 8 showrunners interview: 'This is where the story ends'James Hibberd,Entertainment WeeklyWinter is here. HBO's powerhouse Game of Thrones returns for ...
04:27 pm -04 - Sat, April 13, 2019
Engadget Microsoft webmail breach exposed email addresses and subject lines
You'll want to keep an eye out for suspicious activity if you use Microsoft's webmail services. The company has confirmed to TechCrunch that "cybercriminals" compromised a "li...
04:00 pm -04 - Sat, April 13, 2019
Engadget Hitting the Books: A candid look at Tim Cooks time at Apple
Welcome to Engadget's excerpt 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 t...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, April 13, 2019
Engadget Twitch officially debuts its free karaoke game
Twitch is finally ready to launch its first game after months of testing. The free karaoke-style title Twitch Sings will debut worldwide today (April 13th), giving you a chance to belt out tunes for a...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, April 13, 2019
Engadget Zeros SF/R electric motorcycle is quicker and now more connected
My riding companions ask me what type of ride I want to go on."Aggressive or casual?"This is my first time on Zero's new SF/R motorcycle (starting at $18,995). It's a new design fo...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, April 13, 2019
Engadget Zeros SR/F electric motorcycle is quicker and now more connected
My riding companions ask me what type of ride I want to go on."Aggressive or casual?"This is my first time on Zero's new SR/F motorcycle (starting at $18,995). It's a new design fo...
12:45 pm -04 - Sat, April 13, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: 'Star Wars' and Coachella
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! From our first look at a black hole to the new Kindle, this week's news had something for everyone. Before we look back at some of th...
10:09 am -04 - Sat, April 13, 2019
Engadget Juul's pilot program could trace retailers that sell to teen users
Juul has launched an experimental track-and-trace program meant to curb teen vaping, perhaps as an attempt to appease the FDA and other government agencies. The e-cig company has been in authorities&#...
07:39 am -04 - Sat, April 13, 2019
Engadget Donald Glover's new movie is streaming for free on Amazon
As of this writing, Childish Gambino is still performing live at Coachella (which you can watch on YouTube all weekend), but he also has a new movie premiering on Amazon Prime. Guava Island is availab...
02:15 am -04 - Sat, April 13, 2019
Engadget HQ Trivia host Scott Rogowsky leaves for a sports show
HQ Trivia has been broadcasting its live game show to mobile devices for about a year and a half now, and usually the events were hosted by "quiz daddy" Scott Rogowsky. He hasn't been o...
11:48 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget These British cows got access to 5G before most people
There's plenty of speculation around how 5G will impact our daily lives -- from enabling self-driving cars to seemingly instant downloads. But we might learn how it will impact cows before most h...
10:25 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget 'Veronica Mars' reboot debuts on Hulu July 26th
Last fall, Kristen Bell confirmed rumors that Hulu was working on a new season of Veronica Mars. According to a teaser released on Twitter today, the series is slated to begin on July 26th....
09:40 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget 'Star Wars' VR game 'Vader Immortal' teases story details in trailer
One of the launch titles you'll get to check out on Oculus Quest when it arrives this spring is Vader Immortal, a virtual reality series set in the Star Wars universe. Rift and Rift S owners won&...
08:28 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget Oculus put privacy-mocking jokes inside Touch controllers
Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell said tens of thousands of Touch controllers have jokes mocking privacy printed on an internal component. The so-called easter eggs include "This Space For Rent&quo...
07:56 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget Weed is worse than murder, if you're selling a video game
Developers at Polish studio Vile Monarch had never made a tycoon game before Devolver Digital tapped them to build Weedcraft Inc. -- a business-simulation title about the legal cannabis market. Weedcr...
07:31 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget Sony automatically replaces PSN IDs it deems offensive
When Sony finally allowed PSN Online ID changes, it mentioned that you could revert to your old ID as long as it didn't "violate the Terms of Service." But what if your existing name r...
07:15 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget Fame, infamy and incarceration: The Julian Assange story
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was removed yesterday from the Ecuadorian embassy in London after having his asylum revoked; he was then immediately arrested. Talk of extradition to the US began imme...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget Coachella built an AR experience for festival-goers
Usually watching a concert through your phone is frowned upon. At Coachella this year, it's encouraged. The annual music festival is turning its Sahara Tent stage into an augmented reality experi...
06:20 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget Bird's big European expansion brings scooters to 50 cities
There's a good chance you'll have the option of riding a Bird scooter the next time you embark on a European trip. Bird has announced a "ten-fold" expansion of its scooter sharing...
06:13 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget Presidential candidate Andrew Yang will use 3D holograms for remote rallies
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang revealed this week that he's planning to use a 3D hologram to hold campaign rallies in multiple cities at the same time. Yang discussed the hologram ...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget Netflix should certainly feel threatened by Disney
From November, Disney's streaming service will offer the best of its extensive library at a knock-down price. Disney+ will not only be the home of the studio's blue-chip movies, but also hos...
05:41 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget Silk Road 2 founder sentenced five years after the site was shut down
It's been nearly five years since the feds shut down Silk Road 2. But its founder is only now being sentenced to prison. According to Motherboard, Thomas White, also known as Dread Pirate Roberts...
05:28 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' challenges you to photograph its AR creatures
Now that Pok&eacute;mon Go has a photo mode, Niantic is encouraging you to use it the best way it knows how: the promise of goodies. It's launching a Go Snapshot Challenge that rewards you f...
05:09 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget Watch the first Star Wars: Episode 9 trailer here
The first teaser trailer for Star Wars: Episode 9 has arrived, along with a few more details about the final installment of the Skywalker saga from a panel at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago. Perhaps...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget BrainCorp brings its autonomous robot tech to your local supermarket
We often frame new automation technology as a grave and immediate threat to the jobs and livelihoods of the humans whose tasks the machines take over. Tell that to the custodians at Sea-Tac airport wh...
04:21 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget An algorithm is attempting to block drug deals at UK WiFi kiosks
The InLink kiosks installed throughout the UK were meant to replace payphones and provide free calls, ultra-fast WiFi and phone charging. But it wasn't long before they became a hotbed for drug d...
03:23 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget FCC announces 5G airwave auction and $20 billion rural broadband fund
The FCC has announced a spectrum auction and a $20.4 billion rural broadband fund to bolster connectivity across the US. The auction is scheduled to start December 10th, and it will be the largest sli...
02:01 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget Stream Coachella performances live on YouTube this weekend
It's that time once again: music festival season. And the first big event of the year kicks off later today. As it has in the past, Coachella will stream select performances live on YouTube throu...
12:17 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget SpaceX will assist NASA's first-ever mission to redirect an asteroid
NASA has chosen SpaceX to help out on its first-ever attempt to deflect an asteroid. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) will blast off on a Falcon 9 rocket in June 2021 from the Vandenberg Ai...
11:15 am -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Disney's streaming service will cost $6.99
After much teasing, Disney has revealed all the details of its streaming service, bringing the full might of its animated movie back-catalog alongside all... those... Marvel... characters. The service...
10:50 am -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget Skype adds screen sharing to its iOS and Android apps
Having spruced up its web service, Skype is turning its attention to mobile. Its latest beta feature adds screen sharing to its iOS and Android apps. It may not seem as significant as Skype's oth...
09:50 am -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget Facebook explores folding Messenger back into the main app
Facebook's Messenger might return to the main app, letting you access your social media feeds and messages in one spot, according to testing spotted by researcher Jane Manchun Wong. The Messenger...
09:00 am -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget This four-inch antenna could let you text from deep underground
There's a reason that scuba divers use sign language and that caves and tunnels create radio dead zones. The laws of physics prevent radio signals from penetrating materials like water, soil and ...
07:11 am -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget Tesla's $35,000 Model 3 is only available as a special order
Tesla has halted online sales of the $35,000 Model 3, and will only sell it by telephone or in its stores, the EV maker announced. On top of that, it has made the Autopilot driver assist features stan...
06:44 am -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget Apple now asks you to confirm App Store subscriptions
It's a bit too easy to accidentally pay for a subscription through the Apple App Store if you use TouchID -- all it takes is a misplaced finger on the home screen. Now, the tech giant is finally ...
03:56 am -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget Disney adds 'The Simpsons' as a streaming exclusive
Among a flood of original and archived Disney programming coming to the Disney+ service when it launches November 12th, the company slipped in one last surprise from Fox: The Simpsons. Once the servic...
02:14 am -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget NASA compared twin astronauts to see if space ages the human body
A NASA study that compared two twins, one who finished a nearly year-long mission in space and one who spent that time in Earth, found that most of the dramatic changes that happen to the human body i...
12:02 am -04 - Fri, April 12, 2019
Engadget Disney will cost $6.99 per month, launches November 12th
After spending more than an hour laying out all of the content coming to Disney+ and showing off its apps, Disney revealed what we came to find out: the price. Disney+ will cost $6.99 per month, or on...
10:47 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Disney app and worldwide rollout plans revealed
In the fall of 2017 Disney announced plans for a subscription streaming service of its own that could compete with the likes of Netflix. Last fall, it revealed a name -- Disney+ -- and that it would l...
10:41 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Falcon Heavy successfully completes triple-booster landing
SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket on Thursday evening, following a one-day delay due to inclement weather. The plan is for the rocket's side boosters and central core stage to return to Ear...
09:39 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Disney will 'likely' offer a discounted Disney, ESPN and Hulu bundle
We haven't heard exactly how much Disney will charge for its streaming service, but at today's investor event its Direct to Consumer president Kevin Mayer announced an interesting note about...
09:38 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget BBC Music is available in the US, but only on the web
The BBC is finally sharing its BBC Music site with audiences in the US. As of today, its trove of music reporting -- across radio, TV and the web -- as well as artist performances from Radio 1's ...
08:53 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Uber files for its IPO and faces the past
Ten years after the company was founded, Uber is finally ready to go public. The company revealed its S-1 filing for an IPO this afternoon, and as such opened up more information to everyone about its...
08:21 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Google and Huawei will pay Nexus 6P owners for battery woes
Did your Nexus 6P get stuck in boot loops and randomly shut down due to battery issues? If so, you might be in line for some cash. Google and Huawei have reached a preliminary agreement to settle a ...
07:39 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Privately-owned Moon lander crashes in historic attempt
Private spaceflight isn't quite ready to mark another milestone. SpaceIL's Beresheet lander has crashed on the Moon after mission controllers lost communication during its descent to the lun...
07:12 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Acer ConceptD 9 laptop hands-on: A bombastic attempt to stand out
Acer has been busy. It unveiled a whole new brand of computers at its global press conference today, showing off not just a trio of laptops and a pair of desktops, but three monitors and a new VR head...
07:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Fox Sports lands US broadcast rights to 'FIFA 19' eSports events
Fox Sports will play host to a number of FIFA 19 eSports events this year. Following the EA Sports FUT Champions Cup last weekend, it will broadcast FIFA 19 Global Series events in the US, including t...
06:52 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget An Instagram bug briefly showed Stories to strangers
Early this week, an Instagram bug caused users' Stories to show up in strangers' Stories trays. At least one user reported the problem on Twitter, and an Instagram spokesperson confirmed the...
06:40 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Nepal bans 'PUBG' over concerns kids are addicted
Authorities and parents in Nepal are worried kids and teenagers are addicted to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. As such, officials have banned the battle royale game in the Himalayan nation as of ...
06:17 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget 'Wine Country' is an 'SNL' reunion disguised as a movie
Wine Country -- a star-studded, R-rated comedic romp -- is coming to theaters on May 8th and Netflix on May 10th, and the first trailer dropped today. The film follows Abby, played by Amy Poehler, as ...
05:37 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Three teams will compete for millions in DARPA's rocket launch challenge
Despite all of the advancements in space travel, rocket launches are still hindered by the fact that they take months, if not years, to plan and execute. Because that could slow vital military operati...
05:21 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Hands-on with the Acer Helios 700's sliding keyboard
At first glance, the Acer Predator Helios 700 looks like a chunky gaming notebook. But when you lay your hands on the palm rest and pull it towards you, the keyboard effortlessly slides out. It not on...
05:21 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget LinkedIn apes Facebook with business-friendly 'Reactions'
No, LinkedIn hasn't given up on its quest to be as cool as the other kids. The career-focused social network is introducing Reactions that behave not-so-subtly like Facebook's, just with a ...
05:10 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Tesla and Panasonic hold off on Gigafactory expansion
Tesla and Panasonic are delaying plans to expand the electric car maker's Gigafactory 1 battery plant in Nevada. The two companies decided to freeze spending on the world's largest EV batter...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $50 on an Apple Watch Series 3
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...
04:05 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Acer has a new pro-grade computer line called 'ConceptD'
Acer had a lot to share at its annual global press conference in New York today. In addition to a slew of gaming laptops and monitors, it showed off a new line of pro-grade computers. Called ConceptD,...
03:44 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Acer's Helios 700 gaming notebook sports a keyboard that slides out
Acer's Predator Helios 700 does something we've never seen before in a gaming laptop: Its keyboard slides out towards you, almost like a desktop.That both helps with cooling, and makes it mo...
03:43 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Acer's giant 43-inch gaming monitor has 144Hz variable refresh
Acer revealed its latest Predator gaming monitor at its [email protected] event Thursday. The 43-inch CG437K P has a variable refresh rate of 144Hz on its 4K UHD display, with a maximum resolution of 3840 x 2...
02:35 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Twitter adds swipe-to-like and true dark mode to its prototype app
Twitter is now one month in to the beta testing phase of its prototype app twttr, and the company is rolling out another batch of experimental changes. The new features include an updated design meant...
02:28 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Every shot from the Masters will be posted online within five minutes
Golf fans who are planning to watch the Masters this weekend will have yet more ways to check out the action. For the first time at a golf tournament, practically every one of the more than 20,000 sho...
02:13 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Fold reservations begin tomorrow (updated)
There's not much new to say about the Galaxy Fold at this point. It's a phone. That folds. It's expensive. And it may or may not have a significant design flaw, depending on how you loo...
01:41 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Virgin Orbit will launch satellites from Guam
Virgin Orbit has added one more location to its growing list of launch sites: Guam. The US island territory's close proximity to the equator and its remote location make it an ideal addition to t...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Apple is testing a new web interface for Podcasts
It seems that the Apple Podcasts web interface is getting a makeover. The previous design, which mirrored the iTunes web interface binned in 2017, was a simple list of episodes, titles and description...
01:16 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget US charges Assange with conspiracy to commit computer hacking
The US Justice Department just officially charged Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange, shortly after he was removed from the Ecuador embassy in London and arrested by local police. The charge is "...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Firefox comes to Snapdragon-powered Windows 10 PCs
Always on, always connected PCs haven't exactly taken the world by storm yet, but app developers and software creators are steadily dialing up their support for these ultra-portable machines. Nee...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA shows how much ray-tracing sucks on older GPUs
NVIDIA recently announced that ray-tracing is coming to older Pascal GPUs, and now it has detailed how well -- or not well, rather -- it will actually work. If you're happy with basic effects, th...
12:29 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget The makers of 'Chef's Table' have a new Netflix series about street food
Michelin-starred fine dining is pass&eacute;. As evidenced by the exploding popularity of street food, good eats these days are found at trucks and carts tucked away outdoors, prepared by families...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Alienware Area 51m review: A gaming desktop stuffed inside a laptop
The Area 51m is a unique beast. At first glance, it looks like what we used to expect from gaming laptops: It's an intimidating, hulking machine that doesn't belong in the modern age of slim...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Alienware Area-51M review: A gaming desktop stuffed inside a laptop
The Area-51M is a unique beast. At first glance, it looks like what we used to expect from gaming laptops: It's an intimidating, hulking machine that doesn't belong in the modern age of slim...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget An Amazon employee might have listened to your Alexa recording
Yes, someone might listen to your Alexa conversations someday. A Bloomberg report has detailed how Amazon employs thousands of full-timers and contractors from around the world to review audio clips f...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: We saw a black hole
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Hey, you want to see a black hole? Now you can. Also, SpaceX is about to attempt something you've just got to watch live (the view of two booster rockets land...
10:20 am -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Microsoft and Amazon will fight for the Pentagon's $10B cloud contract
Amazon and Microsoft are the two final companies in the running for the Defense Department's $10 billion cloud computing contract. The Pentagon's migration to the cloud, known as the JEDI pr...
09:46 am -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested by London police
Julian Assange has been arrested by London's Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) and removed from the embassy, according to the MPS. Police entered the facility at the request of Ecuador's Amb...
09:46 am -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Julian Assange is facing extradition to the US following arrest (update)
Julian Assange has been arrested by London's Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) and removed from the embassy, according to the MPS. Police entered the facility at the request of Ecuador's Amb...
09:29 am -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Sony's popular A7 III camera now tracks your pet's eyes
Sony is making its already top-notch A7 III and A7R III cameras better with the release of a new firmware update. It introduces a fun AI feature for pet owners called animal eye detection. When set to...
08:20 am -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Netflix is turning to print to promote its shows
Netflix is using a tactic far removed from the nature of its service to make the best of its movies and TV series stand out. Not in the eyes of ordinary viewers, though, but in the eyes of award show ...
07:01 am -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Apple adds more suppliers to its clean energy program
Apple has convinced a lot more suppliers to run their production for the tech giant's orders on 100 percent clean energy. Cupertino launched its Supplier Clean Energy Program with only 22 partici...
05:04 am -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Hulu orders a Theranos miniseries from Kate McKinnon
If HBO's Theranos documentary didn't satisfy your curiosity, you might be in luck. Deadline and Variety have learned that Hulu is ordering The Dropout, a miniseries about the rise and fall ...
04:00 am -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Recycling robot can sort paper and plastic by touch
It can be a pain for workers to sort recycling, both because of the safety and the sheer monotony of it. But how do you get robots to do the job when they can't always tell the difference between...
02:27 am -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Childish Gambino's 'Guava Island' movie comes to Amazon this weekend
Donald Glover already has something special planned with Google's Pixel 3 to go with his performance at Coachella this weekend, but he's not stopping there tie-ins. After his set ends on Sat...
02:08 am -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget Ford CEO says the company 'overestimated' self-driving cars
Ford CEO Jim Hackett scaled back hopes about the company's plans for self-driving cars this week, admitting that the first vehicles will have limits. "We overestimated the arrival of autonom...
12:52 am -04 - Thu, April 11, 2019
Engadget The 'Chef's Table' team is making non-fiction shows for Disney
Disney+ won't focus solely on telling fictional stories inside the media behemoth's many, many properties. The company has signed a two-year deal that will have Supper Club, the creators of...
11:46 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Self-healing space suits among 18 ideas to receive NASA funding
It once required an open mind and an active imagination to believe we could launch humans into space. Now, we take human space flight for granted, but we still need that out-of-the-box thinking to pus...
10:52 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Senate bill would make tech companies test algorithms for bias
It's well established that algorithms can exhibit bias, however inadvertently, and a trio of US politicians believe they can do something about it. Senators Cory Booker, Yvette Clarke and Ron Wy...
10:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Take a peek at Infiniti's 'Qs Inspiration' EV concept
You'll be hard pressed to find an established automaker these days that isn't rushing to tap into the growing EV market and Infiniti is no different. The company revealed its Qs Inspiration ...
09:27 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Hawkeye is the latest Avenger to reportedly get a Disney spinoff
Disney has a number of Marvel Cinematic Universe-adjacent shows in the works for its upcoming streaming platform, and it seems one of them is a limited Hawkeye series starring Jeremy Renner. The Disne...
08:48 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Watch SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch and triple booster landing at 8PM
Last year SpaceX finally launched its massive Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time. While the plan to return all three of its boosters fell just short of success, today the company will try again, a...
08:48 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Watch SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch and triple booster landing Thursday (updated)
Last year SpaceX finally launched its massive Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time. While the plan to return all three of its boosters fell just short of success, today the company will try again, a...
07:42 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Nearly 70 percent of hotel websites leak personal data, Symantec study finds
A security flaw may be hiding in that confirmation email you get after booking a hotel room. A Symantec study of more than 1,500 hotels found that 67 percent of them were unwittingly leaking guests�...
07:24 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget The first 'Destiny 2' spring event begins April 16th
Bungie hinted at its first spring-themed Destiny 2 event in its year two roadmap, and now you'll know exactly what that entails. The Revelry kicks off April 16th with a slew of activities that n...
07:10 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Your Android phone's volume key can unlock your Google account
Google just made two-step verification a little easier for Android users. Android phones running 7.0+ Nougat or newer can be used as a physical security key to confirm a user's identity when logg...
06:56 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Classic board game 'Catan' comes to the Switch on June 20th
Settlers of Catan is one of the best-selling and most beloved board games in existence. As promised during a Nintendo Direct event last September, publisher Asmodee Digital is helping the classic titl...
06:33 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Amazon employees call for a company-wide climate change plan
Amazon is the next tech giant to face mounting calls to action from its employees. A total of 3,541 employees have published an open letter asking Jeff Bezos and other leaders to adopt a shareholder r...
06:23 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Netflix drops trailer for Uma Thurman horror series Chambers
Netflix has released the first trailer for Chambers, a supernatural horror series about a heart transplant gone wrong. The show stars Uma Thurman and Tony Goldwyn as the parents of a deceased girl who...
05:51 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Facebook delays its 'Clear History' tool yet again
Last year at F8, one of Mark Zuckerberg's major announcements was "Clear History," which was touted as a way for Facebook users to have the ability to delete their account history. It w...
05:44 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Uber Eats improves order tracking so you can see where your pizza is
Uber Eats is rolling out a redesign and new features to help you track your meal from the second you tap the order button until it's on your plate or in front of you in the container (no judgment...
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Hyundai uses tech to bust the Sonatas boring reputation
The last decade or so have been tough on the sedan market. As more drivers are opting for the higher seating position and increased cargo space of SUVs, four-door car sales have shrunk. So you'd ...
05:13 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget YouTube TV costs $50 per month after another price hike
YouTube TV isn't immune to the latest wave of rate hikes plaguing the streaming world. The Google-owned service has announced that it's raising the base monthly price to $50 ($55 if you subs...
05:09 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Netflix comedy specials are coming to SiriusXM on April 15th
The idea of Netflix teaming up with another streaming service was laughable until now. Netflix announced today that it is partnering with SiriusXM to create a 24/7 streaming radio channel that will fe...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Facebook has a three-part plan for tackling 'problematic' content
Facebook has faced intense scrutiny over the past couple of years for how it handles issues like harassment, hate speech and the spread of misinformation. Though it's attempted to manage them, cl...
04:47 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget The next macOS may include separate Music and Podcasts apps
Never mind attempts to slim down iTunes -- on the Mac, Apple might shove it to the side. In the wake of some sleuthing by coder Steve Troughton-Smith, 9to5Mac claims that the next version of macOS wil...
04:34 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget House of Representatives passes bill to restore net neutrality
The House of Representatives has passed a bill which would restore net neutrality rules the Federal Communications Commission repealed in 2017. Representatives approved the bill by 232-190 (with a sol...
04:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Flirt with Satan, but not your best friend, in emo adventure 'Afterparty'
You can flirt with Satan in Afterparty. In the coming narrative-adventure game from Night School Studio, the Prince of Darkness is hosting a rager on the outskirts of hell's waiting room, a city ...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant will finally work with business G Suite accounts
Google has been steadily rolling out G Suite updates like AI grammar suggestions in Google Docs, streamlined two-step verification, new Tasks features and shortcuts to make Google Doc and Sheet creati...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget The best apps for buying sneakers
I can't even remember how many times I've had to get in line at a FootLocker to buy the latest pair of Air Jordans. But that was years ago, long before websites and apps became the main way ...
02:59 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget T-Mobile relaunches its TV service with an AI viewing guide
T-Mobile hasn't been quick to fulfill its promises of launching TV service, but it finally has something to show following all the early hype: it's launching TVision Home, a rebranded and re...
02:59 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget T-Mobile relaunches its TV service with an AI viewing guide (updated)
T-Mobile hasn't been quick to fulfill its promises of launching TV service, but it finally has something to show following all the early hype: it's launching TVision Home, a rebranded and re...
02:27 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Netflix wants to buy a landmark Hollywood movie theater
Netflix has its sights set on buying its first movie theater. It's in the early stages of talks to acquire the famed Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, according to Deadline Hollywood. Netflix would ...
02:14 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Amazon Go stores will start accepting cash
When Amazon Go stores first popped up, they promised the "future of shopping": a cash-free experience in which you simply grab what you want and leave as the items are automatically tracked ...
01:44 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget A 'Monsters, Inc.' spinoff series is coming to Disney
With Marvel and Star Wars shows in the bag, Disney+ is turning to Pixar's Monsters, Inc. for its next spinoff series. Monsters At Work will delve into the inner workings of Monstropolis, a city p...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Childish Gambino will host an immersive Pixel 3 event at Coachella
Childish Gambino teamed up with Google to promote the Pixel's Playground mode earlier this year -- now the collaboration is continuing at Coachella, where the rapper will host a festival experien...
01:19 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget This is the first real picture of a black hole
Yes, it happened. After years of relying on computer-generated imagery, scientists using the Event Horizon Telescope have captured the first real image of a black hole. The snapshot of the supermass...
12:50 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Watch the first ever image of a black hole be livestreamed here
What does a black hole look like? Black, probably. And big. That sounds pretty vague, but as the gravitational forces of a black hole are so strong even light is overpowered by them, we've never ...
12:35 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Sony finally allows PSN Online ID changes
After months of teasing and years of waiting, Sony is finally letting you change your PSN Online ID. As of later on April 10th (April 11th for Europe), all PlayStation 4 users can change their handle...
12:31 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Apple signs Prince Harry and Oprah for new mental health docu-series
Celebrity royalty is commonplace on streaming services, but Apple+ has just gone and snagged an actual royal. It's teaming Prince Harry (aka the Duke of Sussex) with Oprah Winfrey on a new mental...
12:10 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy A80 has a rotating triple camera and no notch
Rotating cameras are back and this time Samsung is trying it out. The Galaxy A80 has a big 6.7-inch 1,080 x 2,400 AMOLED screen, but before we dig into all the other specs, let's get right into t...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Panasonic S1 review: A perfect camera, except for its autofocus system
Panasonic is last to the full-frame mirrorless fight, but it's coming out swinging. In February, it unveiled the S1 and S1R cameras and both of them are tough, beastly models with impressive feat...
11:35 am -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Google Search is testing inline before-after date filtering
Google is testing the option to filter search results by specific dates from directly within the search box on mobile and the web. Until now, only Google Search desktop users have been able to choose ...
11:20 am -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget WikiLeaks claims Ecuadorian Embassy is spying on Assange
WikiLeaks says it has uncovered a comprehensive spying operation against its founder Julian Assange in the Ecuadorean embassy, where he has sought political refuge since 2012. According to the group, ...
11:02 am -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget China wants to ban Bitcoin mining because it 'seriously wasted resources'
As China tries to cut back on air pollution that has choked cities like Baoding and Shanghai, it's taking aim at cryptocurrency mining. The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the ...
10:35 am -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Amazon's illuminated new Kindle
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.New router, new Kindle and new Canon DSLR. Same disappointing LG flagship phone, and Chromecast Audio is still solid, even after being discontinued....
10:00 am -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Starship's robo-couriers have completed 50,000 deliveries
The delivery robot field is still tiny, but there are signs that it's growing. Starship Technologies has announced that its autonomous courier bots have completed 50,000 commercial deliveries wo...
09:47 am -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Fortnite's new Reboot Vans mean the fight isn't always over
The rise of EA and Respawn's Apex Legends suddenly means Epic Games is under intense pressure to keep Fortnite fresh. Its latest response: respawns. We knew the so-called "Reboot Vans" ...
09:20 am -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Oppo's Reno 5G flagship has a pop-up camera wedge and 10x hybrid zoom
If you thought the leak from two weeks ago had given the game away for Oppo's new Reno smartphone series, don't worry, as the real deal has more to offer. At the Shanghai launch event today,...
09:10 am -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Verizon patches FiOS routers to fix three security flaws
Of all the home network devices we need to keep secure, there might not be any one more important than the router itself. For Verizon (the owner of Engadget's parent company) FiOS home internet c...
08:14 am -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget The reality of pollution kills your dream of a flying car
You might want to forget about fantasies of taking your own flying car to work, at least for now. The University of Michigan and Ford have published a study indicating that electric flying cars wouldn...
07:00 am -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Amazon Kindle review (2019): The Paperwhite gets a run for its money
Like many gadgets, the Kindle line follows the "good, better, best" marketing strategy. A few years ago, this would mean the difference between features like a touchscreen, better contrast o...
04:00 am -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Canon continues to shrink its DSLRs with the EOS Rebel SL3
While mirrorless cameras are all the rage right now, Canon hasn't forgot about its DSLR bread and butter. It just launched the 24.1-megapixel APS-C sensor EOS Rebel SL3, the smallest and lightest...
03:48 am -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Pixel and OnePlus buyers typically switch from Samsung phones
Who do you think is most likely to switch to value-for-money phones like the Pixel 3 and OnePlus 6T? Former iPhone users balking at iOS or top-tier pricing? No -- it's prior Samsung owners, acc...
02:58 am -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Google has more Pixel tablets, laptops on the way
If you're waiting for a follow-up to Google's Pixelbook laptop or Pixel Slate convertible tablet, then there's good news. Following a report last month by Business Insider that Google h...
12:58 am -04 - Wed, April 10, 2019
Engadget Airbnb reverses ban on West Bank listings
Airbnb is changing course on its earlier decision to ban listings for Israeli settlements in the West Bank. As part of a settlement with a pro-Israel law organization that had sued over the ban, Airb...
11:33 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget See Apple's unreleased 1993 W.A.L.T. phone in action
A 1993 prototype of Apple's W.A.L.T phone, or "Wizzy Active Lifestyle Telephone" can now be seen in a new video from Australian iPhone leaker Sonny Dickson. Apple unveiled the W.A.L.T. ...
10:40 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Walmart battles online retail by adding more robots to its stores
Brick and mortar stores have been hit hard by online retailers like Amazon. Walmart (which has its own online presence) believes it has an answer to dwindling sales. Its solution, robots that take car...
09:24 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Jeweler who made Tesla ring for Elon Musk gets locked inside Model X
By Sven GustafsonBen Yang, a jeweler to the stars better known as Ben Baller, recently made a custom diamond- and ruby-encrusted Tesla ring reportedly valued at $37,000 for Elon Musk as a token of his...
08:29 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Android spyware Exodus makes the leap to iOS devices
Researchers at security firm Lookout recently discovered an iOS version of Exodus spyware that typically targets Android devices. Before you go wiping your iPhone to ensure you aren't being spied...
08:01 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Apple hires the founder of VR content startup Jaunt
Apple just made another key hire to bolster its augmented reality plans. Variety has discovered that Apple recently hired Arthur van Hoff (shown at left), the founder of VR content startup Jaunt, as ...
07:52 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget YouTube is working on interactive original shows, too
Netflix isn't the only big-name streaming platform working on interactive shows. YouTube is also developing programming that uses the format. Ben Relles, who was YouTube's head of unscripted...
07:38 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Apple stops charging $99 to transfer data to new Macs
If you have a ton of files you need to move to your new Mac, you're in luck. Apple quietly did away with the $99 fee it charges to migrate data from your old Mac to your new computer. The policy ...
07:20 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget The Athletic expands its sports news subscription with over 20 podcasts
The Athletic plans on delivering over 20 new podcasts focused on hyper-local and national sports coverage to its over 100,000 paid subscribers. The paywalled sports outlet launched its new podcast ven...
06:43 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Senate bill would ban deceptive data collection by internet giants
If American legislators have their way, tech companies will have to face more than negative publicity if they collect your data in a less-than-sincere fashion. Senators Mark Warner and Deb Fischer hav...
05:37 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget NASA enlists academia to develop autonomous space habitats
As NASA faces pressure to get astronauts to the Moon and considers human exploration of Mars, it will need to sort out a few major details -- like how to keep extraterrestrial habitats functioning eve...
05:16 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget AT&T's mobile 5G goes live in seven more cities
American carriers are still engaged in their endless game of 5G oneupmanship. AT&amp;T has expanded its fledgling mobile 5G network to "parts" of seven more cities, including Austin, L...
05:01 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Inboard's electric scooters will only be available for shared fleets
Last fall, electric skateboard startup Inboard Technology announced plans for its first electric scooter. Dubbed the Glider, consumers could pre-order the device with a $349 deposit placed toward the ...
04:30 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Qualcomm's latest chip will give midrange phones a gaming boost
Flagship features continue to trickle down from $1,000 phones to their more-affordable brothers, and the same is happening with the chips that power them. Qualcomm unveiled new midrange mobile CPUs to...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget 'Assassin's Creed Symphony' concerts will also feature holograms
This summer, Ubisoft and MGP Live will debut the Assassin's Creed Symphony -- a concert series bringing the game's soundtrack to stage. As the saga of Assassin's Creed plays out on scre...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Google Docs can now be edited inside of Dropbox
It's been more than a year since Dropbox and Google announced that they would partner to make their products (including Gmail, Docs, Sheets and Slides) work better together. The Gmail / Dropbox i...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget LG G8 ThinQ review: A wasted opportunity
A few years back, LG for Mobile World Congress showed off one of the wildest devices I had ever seen. With a bit of finagling, you could pop off the bottom of the G5's body and swap it out with a...
03:46 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Roku saves you from signing into accounts on a new device
Roku is about to make life much easier if you're tired of signing into all your accounts when you get a new media player. It's releasing a Roku OS 9.1 update that, among other things, adds ...
03:27 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Facebook will be liable for future Cambridge Analytica-style scandals
Facebook is updating its terms and conditions after agreeing several changes with the EU. It will have to clearly explain to users they can access the social network for free because it uses targeted ...
03:10 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Sony's robot-themed art installation somehow felt like a cat cafe
With legitimate economic uncertainties for some of us, paired with predictions of a dystopian end of days at their hands, tech like robots, AI and automation have earned a bad rap. Sony has taken a so...
03:05 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget UK sentences porn site sextortionist to over six years in prison
A British court just imprisoned one of the most aggressive sextortionists in recent memory. Zain Qaiser has been sentenced to six years and five months behind bars after pleading guilty to a scheme t...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Slack integrates Office 365 tools into its platform
A lot of companies (Engadget included) rely on Slack to get things done, and in recent times the "MSN Messenger for the workplace" has integrated a whole bunch of apps into its platform, inc...
02:50 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Yahoo could pay $117.5 million to settle data breach
Yahoo is back in the courtroom with a revised settlement proposal meant to make amends for its massive data breaches. If this proposal is approved, the company will pay $117.5 million....
02:34 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Snapchat can survive, but it can't do it alone
Snap Inc. co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel kicked off the first-ever Partner Summit last week in Los Angeles with a sort of syrupy soliloquy about how the Snapchat camera "lets natural light from ...
02:10 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Facebook's Tributes tab collects memories of people who've died
Facebook is rolling out several updates for memorialized accounts, which are profiles that remain active for people who have passed away. A dedicated tributes tab will let friends and family share sto...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget What we're buying: Google's discontinued Chromecast Audio
In this week's IRL, Senior Editor Terrence O'Brien sings the praises of Chromecast Audio, which Google killed off in January. But that doesn't mean he's giving up on it. On the con...
01:13 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Blackmagic's free video editing app helps YouTubers cut faster
DaVinci Resolve has proven itself to be an excellent inexpensive or even free alternative to Adobe's Premiere Pro CC. Now, Blackmagic Design has unveiled DaVinci Resolve 16 with a brand new &quo...
01:11 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget 'World of Warcraft Classic' will gradually introduce PvP combat
When World of Warcraft Classic arrives in the summer, how will player-versus-player combat work? Just like it did when the original game launched, apparently. Blizzard has outlined a gradual introdu...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Firefox will soon protect you against crypto-mining scripts
At a time when every high-profile data breach sheds more light on how web activity is monitored, Firefox is launching anti-tracking tools to protect against fingerprinting and crypto-mining. Mozilla i...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Facebook creates an AI-based map of Africa to help with crisis relief
Facebook has created AI-based population maps before, but it's now generating them on a truly massive scale. The social site is releasing new, ultra-detailed population density maps that cover th...
12:42 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Netgear's latest WiFi 6 router is cheaper, but still costs $200
If your router can't handle your growing number of gadgets, Netgear's latest WiFi 6 router could solve the problem. The company unveiled its first Intel-based WiFi 6 router, the Nighthawk AX...
12:12 pm -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Alphabets Wing launches drone delivery service in Australia
After months of testing, Alphabet's Wing division is launching a drone delivery service in Australia. It will cover roughly 100 homes in the suburbs of Crace, Palmerston and Franklin, just outsid...
11:19 am -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Tesla's Sentry Mode has already caught a suspected carjacker
At the start of the year Tesla teased Sentry Mode, a security feature for its EVs that leverages a 360 dash cam to record damage and attempted break-ins. It rolled out in February, and it's alrea...
11:19 am -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Tesla's Sentry Mode has already caught a suspected car thief
At the start of the year Tesla teased Sentry Mode, a security feature for its EVs that leverages a 360 dash cam to record damage and attempted break-ins. It rolled out in February, and it's alrea...
10:30 am -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: The ISS is filthy
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's time to get up to speed on an intriguing 5G rumor and an expensive way for you to watch movies at home while they're still in theaters. Also, we...
09:45 am -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Microsoft says FCC data on improved broadband coverage is misleading
It's a well-known fact that large swathes of the US remain without broadband connectivity -- indeed, some $22 billion has been poured into closing this gap over the past five years. However, exac...
08:54 am -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget 'Fallout 76' update adds contentious 'pay-to-win' item
Bethesda started the microtransactions controversy on consoles with horse armor, and since 2006 it has extended to every annual sports game, Battlefield V, and anything you can squeeze a loot box syst...
07:33 am -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget J.J. Abrams will turn Stephen King's 'Lisey's Story' into an Apple TV series
Apple promised us ad-free original shows when its TV service debuts this fall, and one of them will apparently be the Stephen King novel Lisey's Story. According to Hollywood Reporter, Apple has ...
03:38 am -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Digital music may not have saved the environment after all
Logic would suggest that music downloads and streaming are good for the environment. You're not buying physical copies, right? Not so fast -- there's a chance things could be worse. Resea...
01:58 am -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget What's on TV: 'Game of Thrones' and 'You vs. Wild'
Winter is finally here. In the spring. Wait. Alright: Game of Thrones is back, ready to run off its final few episodes that we've been waiting years -- in the case of some book readers, decades -...
12:27 am -04 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Engadget Rocket Lab's Photon platform makes it easier to launch satellites
Rocket Lab isn't content with just carrying satellites into orbit... it wants to power the satellites, too. The company has unveiled a satellite platform, Photon, that handles much of the hard w...
11:39 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget Google opens a pop-up learning center in New York City
While Amazon opted not to move into New York City, Google is setting up shop -- albeit for entirely different reasons. The search giant announced that it is going to set up a temporary learning center...
10:24 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget Amazon Alexa provides more detailed news briefings in the US
Voice assistants usually only give you brief summaries of the news -- helpful if you're in a hurry, but that's about it. Amazon is betting that you'll want something deeper. It's...
09:36 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget AMD's latest Ryzen Pro chips bring Vega graphics to work laptops
Now that AMD has unveiled second-gen Ryzen chips for everyday laptops, it's turning its attention to the pro crowd. It's releasing a new wave of Ryzen Pro processors aimed at "premium&...
08:51 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget The EU releases guidelines to encourage ethical AI development
No technology raises ethical concerns (and outright fear) quite like artificial intelligence. And it's not just individual citizens who are worried. Facebook, Google and Stanford University have ...
08:31 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget Snapchat's new Android app is better, but imperfect
Snapchat may soon get better for Android users, but that day is not today. On Monday, Snap teased its long-awaited Android redesign, something that should delight its frustrated users. But while the c...
08:10 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget RED finally ships the $1,600 titanium Hydrogen One
At long last, RED is shipping the titanium version of its Hydrogen One phone. It promised the variant when it announced the handset in 2017, and took pre-orders for that version at the full $1,595 cos...
06:57 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget Blackpink's 'Kill This Love' is breaking YouTube records
In its first 24 hours, the music video for "Kill This Love" -- the latest single by K-pop quartet Blackpink -- reached 56.7 million YouTube views. It then went on to earn 100 million views i...
06:38 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget Twitter limits daily follows to combat spammers
In an apparent attempt to combat spam and bot accounts that populate its platform, Twitter announced today that it is changing its rules to allow users to follow up to 400 accounts per day. The change...
06:16 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget The Galaxy S10's fingerprint reader was thwarted by a 3D printer
The fingerprint reader in the Samsung Galaxy S10 has caused a few issues already, such as incompatibility with some types of screen protectors. The in-display scanner uses ultrasound to read the physi...
06:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget Huawei is open to selling its 5G modems, but only to Apple
For years, Huawei has been developing its own high-powered processors and modems, all to power its big portfolio of mobile devices. And so far, the company has refused to sell any of those to its comp...
05:21 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget The first 'Fortnite' World Cup Finals begin July 26th
The Fortnite World Cup hasn't even started, but that isn't stopping Epic from getting ready for the grand finale. The developer has announced that the World Cup finals will take place betwe...
05:06 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget Facebook bans white nationalism and separatism accounts in Canada
Last week, Facebook announced it would ban white nationalism and separatism content, in addition to the white supremacy content it already prohibits. Today, we're getting a sense of which account...
04:50 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget Microsoft releases first test builds of its Chromium-based Edge browser
Microsoft has released the first test versions of its new-look, Chromium-powered Edge browser on Windows 10. The Canary preview is updated every day and is more likely to have bugs, while the Develope...
04:16 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget Facebook wants to circle Africa with an undersea data cable
Facebook's quest to connect more of Africa may have it practically encircling the continent. Wall Street Journal sources maintain that Facebook is in talks to run an undersea data cable (nicknam...
03:30 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget Gocycle's GX is a head-turning ebike that folds in a flash
If you live in a bustling city like London, a folding bike is pretty darn useful. You can take it on a train, taxi or bus -- heck, even a Tube carriage if it's quiet -- then disembark and pedal t...
03:30 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget Gocycle's GX is a head-turning e-bike that folds in a flash
If you live in a bustling city like London, a folding bike is pretty darn useful. You can take it on a train, taxi or bus -- heck, even a Tube carriage if it's quiet -- then disembark and pedal t...
03:13 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget Red Carpet Films offers first run movie rentals for $3,000
While the average person might debate buying a discounted movie ticket subscription, Red Carpet Films hopes the uber wealthy will consider spending $3,000 to rent first run films. The concept isn'...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget IKEA's Sonos-powered lamp and bookshelf are speakers in disguise
After enough teasing, IKEA saved the full reveal for Italy's premier design show, Salone del Mobile, unveiling not only the $99 SYMFONISK bookshelf with WiFi speaker but also what the furniture m...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget Razer's updated capture card streams in 1080p while you game in 4K
It's been a while since Razer updated its capture card for livestreamers, but the company is finally ready to update its line and compete with heavyweights like Elgato. Its external Ripsaw HD lo...
02:47 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget Google Play Store has a problem with violent games made for kids
Google's issues with disturbing child-oriented content extend beyond YouTube. Wired has found dozens of Android apps on the Play Store that were rated as safe for kids, but featured gruesome con...
02:37 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget The FTC will hold a public workshop on loot boxes in August
The Federal Trade Commission pledged in November to investigate loot boxes, and it's set out the timeline for the first steps in the process. It will hold a public workshop on August 7th to look ...
12:57 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget Tencent 's game store is available outside of China
Just because China's Tencent owns a stake in Epic Games (not to mention other game publishers) doesn't preclude it from offering an international game store of its own. The tech giant has l...
12:25 pm -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget UK will hold social networks accountable for harmful content
The UK government plans to penalize tech companies like Facebook and Google that fail to curb the spread of harmful content on their platforms. As promised, the country is seeking to empower an indepe...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget Bang and Olufsen's gorgeous OLED TV has 'wing' speakers that fold out
Samsung and Huawei's folding smartphones can't have all the fun. Bang and Olufsen's Beovision Harmony is its latest high-end TV design that uses a 77-inch LG OLED TV (nice choice right ...
11:04 am -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: US Army demonstrates its HoloLens AR system in the field
Hi there!Over the weekend, we reported more details of Google's cheaper Pixel phones, see how the US Army plans to use augmented reality in the field, and explained how the UK is investigating ga...
10:05 am -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget The ISS is crawling with nasty bacteria
NASA scientists have found that the International Space Station (ISS), home to six astronauts, is infested with disease-inducing bacteria. Many of the organisms breeding on the craft's surfaces a...
05:58 am -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget Amazon's Fire Stick TV 4K supports Miracast screen mirroring
With its latest update, Amazon has brought a blast from the past to its modestly-priced Fire TV Stick 4K. The $50 streaming stick now supports Miracast, letting you mirror programs to supported smartp...
03:53 am -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget Ecobee's first home security camera might include Alexa
Ecobee's smart home lineup still revolves almost exclusively around its thermostats. It might branch out in the near future, though. Zatz Not Funny has obtained an image of what appears to be E...
01:52 am -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget New York's first attempt at recognizing drivers' faces has failed
New York's bid to identify road-going terrorists with facial recognition isn't going very smoothly so far. The Wall Street Journal has obtained a Metropolitan Transportation Authority email...
01:52 am -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget New York fails in its first attempt at face recognition for drivers
New York's bid to identify road-going terrorists with facial recognition isn't going very smoothly so far. The Wall Street Journal has obtained a Metropolitan Transportation Authority email ...
12:20 am -04 - Mon, April 8, 2019
Engadget Reddit's 'Change My View' community becomes a dedicated site
Reddit is known for a handful of communities that have taken on a life of their own, and that includes communities taking their efforts off Reddit entirely. The creator of the popular r/changemyview s...
10:51 pm -04 - Sun, April 7, 2019
Engadget Netflix debuts Beyonc Coachella show documentary on April 17th
You probably don't think of Netflix as a go-to place for music documentaries beyond Taylor Swift's tour movie, but it's determined to burnish its image. The service has teased the April...
10:51 pm -04 - Sun, April 7, 2019
Engadget Netflix debuts Beyonc Coachella documentary on April 17th
You probably don't think of Netflix as a go-to place for music documentaries beyond Taylor Swift's tour movie, but it's determined to burnish its image. The service has teased the April...
09:18 pm -04 - Sun, April 7, 2019
Engadget Twitter's bans ahead of Israeli election include an odd religious sect
Twitter has been cracking down on suspicious accounts ahead of Israel's election on April 9th, but there's been plenty of mystery surrounding how it has taken action. A BuzzFeed News source ...
07:40 pm -04 - Sun, April 7, 2019
Engadget California sues EPA, NHTSA over data used for car emissions rollback
California has sued the EPA and NHTSA in a bid to get the data used to justify the Trump administration's rollback of vehicle emission standards. State Attorney General Xavier Becerra has accuse...
06:03 pm -04 - Sun, April 7, 2019
Engadget 'World's longest' electric car trip ends in Australia
One of the more prominent campaigns for mainstream electric car adoption has just come to a close. The Netherlands' Wiebe Wakker has officially completed what's billed as the "world...
04:29 pm -04 - Sun, April 7, 2019
Engadget Fiat Chrysler will pay Tesla to avoid EU emissions fines
Environmental regulations can create strange bedfellows, it seems. The Financial Times has learned that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will pay Tesla hundreds of millions of euros (specific numbers aren�...
01:30 pm -04 - Sun, April 7, 2019
Engadget The best mini desktop PCs
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...
10:56 am -04 - Sun, April 7, 2019
Engadget Tesla may outfit Model S and X with longer-range motors
Tesla's Model S and Model X sales fell sharply at the start of 2019, but the company might have a way to entice hesitant buyers: give them the range they're asking for. Electrek sources cla...
05:22 am -04 - Sun, April 7, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant offers livelier search results on Android
The next time you ask Google Assistant a question, you'll be more likely to get something beyond a flurry of web links. Google is rolling out an update to Assistant on Android that provides more...
02:37 am -04 - Sun, April 7, 2019
Engadget Tesla's parking lot Summon upgrade arrives in the US next week
Tesla is ready to bring its parking lot-savvy Summon upgrade to its cars in earnest. Elon Musk has revealed that Enhanced Summon will be widely available in the US next week to Tesla owners who sprun...
01:05 am -04 - Sun, April 7, 2019
Engadget US Army shows how it will use HoloLens in the field
When Microsoft employees balked at the company's $479 million HoloLens contract with the US Army, it raised a question: just what would this system look like? You now have a better idea. The Ar...
11:13 pm -04 - Sat, April 6, 2019
Engadget Twitter is streaming live commentary shows for the NCAA's Final Four
Twitter is following March Madness with a frenzy of coverage for the basketball season's end. The social network is streaming an as-it-happens NCAA Final Four commentary show through @marchmadne...
10:05 pm -04 - Sat, April 6, 2019
Engadget UK investigates Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony over game service practices
Do you feel that game console giants hold you over a barrel by making you subscribe to a service to play online? You might have an ally in your corner. The UK's Competition and Markets Authorit...
08:34 pm -04 - Sat, April 6, 2019
Engadget Former Senate IT worker pleads guilty to doxxing senators on Wikipedia
One former Senate worker is about to face harsh consequences for a doxxing campaign. Jackson Cosko has pleaded guilty to stealing multiple Senators' personal information from the Senate's n...
07:02 pm -04 - Sat, April 6, 2019
Engadget Microsoft is shutting down its HealthVault patient record service
Microsoft has big plans for the healthcare space and even teamed up with Walgreens earlier this year to "transform healthcare delivery." It's been axing the older products it created fo...
05:28 pm -04 - Sat, April 6, 2019
Engadget Google's lower-cost Pixel 3a phones surface on official sites
Google's first mid-range Pixel phones may be close at hand -- at least, if Google itself is any indication. Both the company's store and the Google Play Developer Console's device cata...
04:00 pm -04 - Sat, April 6, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: The road to 'Avengers: Endgame'
Road to Endgame: 'The Avengers' changed cinema and avoided the mistakes of past Marvel moviesSiddhant Adlakha,SlashfilmAvengers: Endgame marks the end of a 22-film run for the Marvel Cinemat...
02:30 pm -04 - Sat, April 6, 2019
Engadget This week in tech history: Apple releases the first iPad
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. ...
01:00 pm -04 - Sat, April 6, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Is it Amazon vs. AirPods or Assistant?
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! While SpaceX tests another one of its rockets, we'll look back at news highlights including a milestone Gmail anniversary, the Imposs...
11:26 am -04 - Sat, April 6, 2019
Engadget Netflix abruptly loses support for Apple AirPlay
Netflix has supported AirPlay streaming from iOS devices to Apple TV since 2013, and while it wasn't the world's most necessary feature it is odd to hear that this week users noticed it sudd...
11:26 am -04 - Sat, April 6, 2019
Engadget Netflix abruptly loses support for Apple AirPlay (updated)
Netflix has supported AirPlay streaming from iOS devices to Apple TV since 2013, and while it wasn't the world's most necessary feature it is odd to hear that this week users noticed it sudd...
07:14 am -04 - Sat, April 6, 2019
Engadget Get an up-close look at SpaceX's latest Starhopper test
Now that SpaceX started test firings and short "hop" tests on the launch pad at its Boca Chica, Texas site, it's apparently comfortable enough to show off the results. Tonight Elon Musk...
03:08 am -04 - Sat, April 6, 2019
Engadget Amazon signs nine-figure deal with 'Westworld' creators
Amazon has inked a massive deal with Westworld's showrunners to create original shows that could make Prime Video more enticing to potential subscribers. According to Deadline and The Hollywood R...
12:51 am -04 - Sat, April 6, 2019
Engadget 'Elder Scrolls: Blades' mobile game opens its doors to more players
Bethesda's free-to-play Elder Scrolls game for mobile is still in its Early Access testing period, but apparently things have gone well enough to ditch the invite requirement. The company announc...
09:51 pm -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget Google surprises Android TV owners with unwanted advertisements
Updates that add features like additional HDR support or fix weird issues are one good thing about smart TVs, but as many of us have experienced, there can be a downside. Software updates delivered mo...
09:44 pm -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget Tesla investigated Elon Musk after he reportedly pushed a former employee
Tesla's board investigated a physical altercation between CEO Elon Musk and a former employee last September. The incident is the latest in a string of reports of the company's CEO angrily y...
09:26 pm -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget Facebook, Google and Twitter will join a hearing on tech censorship next week
Facebook, Google and Twitter will reportedly participate in a congressional hearing on tech censorship next week. The "Stifling Free Speech: Technological Censorship and the Public Discourse"...
08:12 pm -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget Researchers want to store excess renewable energy as methane
One of the major drawbacks to renewable energy sources like wind and solar is that we don't have an effective way to store excess energy. When the wind blows, we might have more than enough energ...
07:33 pm -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget 'Fortnite' takes a cue from 'Apex Legends' with respawn points
If it wasn't already evident that Epic is concerned Apex Legends might cut Fortnite's momentum short, it is now. Epic is preparing an update that introduces Reboot Vans, a not-so-subtle para...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget Amazons earbuds are a shot at Google, not Apple
Late Thursday, Bloomberg reported that Amazon could be working on a pair of wireless earbuds, similar to Apple's AirPods. Just as the latest AirPods offer hands-free access to Siri, the rumored A...
06:21 pm -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget 'Super Meat Boy Forever' will miss April release date
Super Meat Boy Forever is facing yet another delay, but don't panic -- it's not as bad as it has been. Team Meat has pushed the release of its squishy platformer to "after but not too ...
05:47 pm -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget Microsoft may combine Xbox Live and Game Pass into single subscription
Microsoft is reportedly getting ready to combine Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Live Gold into a single subscription. According to Twitter user @h0x0d, a well-known Microsoft leaker, the packaged plan will b...
05:18 pm -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget EU charges Valve and five publishers with geo-blocking games
Two years after the EU began investigating whether Valve uses regional pricing and geo-blocking practices in its Steam store, the European Commission has formally charged the distributor and five game...
04:32 pm -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget UN says US fears over Huaweis 5G are politically motivated
The secretary general of the UN's internet and telecoms agency has suggested US concerns about 5G networks built using Huawei equipment have more to do with politics and trade, rather than legiti...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget The best immersion blender
By Christine Cyr Clisset, Michael Sullivan and Sharon FrankeThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecu...
03:48 pm -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget Facebook groups for buying and selling credit cards still abound
We might think that stolen credit cards and personal information only get traded on the dark web, but the information is moving in plain sight on Facebook. According to intelligence firm Cisco Talos, ...
02:38 pm -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget EU believes BMW, Daimler and VW colluded over clean emissions tech
The European Commission believes BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen worked together to delay clean emissions technology. Last fall, the EU Commission launched a formal investigation to determine if the autom...
02:02 pm -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget Sidewalk Labs is under pressure to explain its smart city dream
Sidewalk Labs, the part of Alphabet focused on smart cities, is behind schedule. The company had planned to publish its grand vision for Quayside, a 12-acre site on Toronto's industrial waterfron...
01:44 pm -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget TikTok's next idea: To find new K-pop and J-pop stars
TikTok wants to find the next BTS. The video sharing app, owned by Chinese internet giant ByteDance, is launching a talent contest aimed at discovering K-pop and J-pop acts. The auditions will take pl...
01:22 pm -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget Spotify, memes and voice chat come to Windows 10's game bar
The game bar on Windows 10 is adding Spotify and a meme generator to its beta lineup. If you're signed up to the Xbox Insider Hub -- giving you previews of new features before they go public -- y...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget HTC's Viveport Video service will work on rival VR headsets
HTC has introduced a virtual reality video platform of its own on Vive's third birthday, and it will even work on its competitors' headsets. The new service called Viveport Video will give y...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget PlayStation Classic owners: Write your own review!
If you missed our PlayStation Classic review back in December, here is the impression it left with editor Devindra Hardawar: He found the controllers cheap and the emulation inconsistent, concluding t...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft bombs Ryugu asteroid
Forget bullets, Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft has detonated a bomb on the asteroid Ryugu to scoop up more samples. It deployed the device, known as the Small Carry-on Impactor (SCI) -- a 14kg copp...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget Burned alive for using a smartphone
This article was produced in partnership with Point, a YouTube channel for investigative journalism.Mosul, Iraq -- Before the camera rolls, 34-year-old Fatima pulls her head scarf over her face and us...
11:15 am -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget Apple lures another of Google's top experts to its AI team
When Apple appointed former Googler John Giannandrea as the first senior vice president of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Strategy, the tech giant indicated that it's getting more s...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: A 'perfect' ultraportable laptop?
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Friday has landed, and we have crowned the 2019 iPad Air as the Apple tablet that gets everything just right, and Dell's new 13-inch XPS may be the perfect ul...
09:40 am -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget Panasonic's G95 is a do-it-all hybrid mirrorless camera
With the release of the Lumix G95 (the G90 in Europe), Panasonic continues to build cameras that appeal equally to photographers and video shooters. The hybrid mirrorless camera packs a 20.3-megapixel...
09:02 am -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget Jim Henson shows come to Amazon Prime Video, but not in the US
Amazon has added a lot more Jim Henson Company programs to Prime Video after rolling out all four season of sci-fi series Farscape for the platform. Starting today, you'll be able to access 2,500...
07:48 am -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget Labo VR modes come to 'Super Mario Odyssey' and 'Breath of the Wild'
Still on the fence about Nintendo's latest push into VR? There's one more thing to know about Nintendo Labo VR: it will work with hit Switch titles Super Mario Odyssey and The Legend of Zeld...
05:56 am -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget Judge orders Elon Musk and the SEC to settle Tesla tweet dispute
Tesla chief Elon Musk told reporters outside the Manhattan Federal Courthouse that he was "very happy" over the outcome of the SEC's latest complaint against him. The commission sought ...
02:41 am -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget Verizons 5G network is live and fast, if you can find it
In a bid to claim the title of the first consumer-ready 5G network in the world, Verizon surprised us by lighting up its 5G nodes across Chicago and Minneapolis ahead of schedule. Obviously, there was...
01:17 am -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget Google dissolves newly formed AI ethics board
Google's Advanced Technology External Advisory Council was supposed to oversee its work on artificial intelligence and ensure it doesn't cross any lines. Now, the council wouldn't be ab...
12:04 am -04 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Engadget Samsung sees its Q1 profit drop 60 percent from last year's record
Samsung just released guidance for its Q1 2019 earnings report, and estimates an operating profit of 6.2 trillion won (about $5.5 billion), which is less than half of the $14.4 billion profit it recor...
10:28 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Faraday Future pins hopes on China-exclusive EV
Faraday Future's first car, the FF91, has yet to hit the market, but that hasn't kept the company from looking ahead. A new teaser poster for the V9 -- a car it's developing as a joint ...
09:09 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Amazon is working on an Alexa-powered AirPods competitor
Apple's new AirPods give you hands-free access to Siri, and it sounds like Amazon is working on something similar for Alexa. Bloomberg reports the online retail giant is working on its own true w...
08:54 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Skype doubles group call limit to 50 people
Skype has expanded the capacity of group calls to 50 people and has added a notification feature for such calls. It started testing both features last month, and they'll be live for everyone star...
08:19 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Twitter is testing new labels for conversation threads
In a tweet today, Twitter announced that it's experimenting with new labels on conversation threads. The labels -- author, mention and follow -- are another attempt to make the platform more conv...
07:19 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Netflix 'Cowboy Bebop' series casts John Cho and Mustafa Shakir
Netflix's upcoming live-action Cowboy Bebop series has a cast. According to Variety, John Cho will take up the lead role of bounty hunter Spike Spiegel. Alongside him will be Luke Cage star Musta...
07:10 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Tesla adds '2048' and Ataris 'Super Breakout' to its dashboards
Tesla is adding more free games to the dashboard display on Model S, Model X and Model 3 cars. Super Breakout and 2048 are joining other Atari classics Missile Command, Asteroids, Lunar Lander and Cen...
06:57 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget The tiny Palm phone is no longer just a sidekick
Whatever particular complaints you have about the Palm phone, there's one that people can generally agree on: it's that you have to use it as a secondary handset. Thankfully, you won't ...
06:30 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $80 on Samsung's 2TB T5 portable SSD
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wire...
06:20 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Snapchat now lets you play live, multiplayer games with friends
Well, it looks as if the rumors were true: Snapchat is, indeed, launching its own gaming platform. Snap made the news official at its Partner Summit, which is taking place in Los Angeles. The company ...
06:15 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget HBO is available as a premium add-on through the Roku Channel
The Roku Channel has added HBO to its list of premium subscriptions available on its streaming platform. Those who own a Roku device can now sample a 7-day free trial of HBO on the Roku Channel, after...
06:10 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Snap expands its short-form original series lineup with 10 new shows
It was only last October that Snap entered the short-form, scripted-video space with the launch of Originals, a collection of titles created from the ground up with smartphones in mind. But the compan...
06:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Snapchat Stories are coming to Tinder
Tinder ditched its Moments feature in 2015, but that doesn't mean the popular dating app is done with giving users access to ephemeral (aka disappearing) content. Later this year, those of you on...
05:52 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Microsoft is giving Windows 10 users more control over updates
The next major Windows 10 update is scheduled for late May, and with it, Microsoft is giving you more control over how you install updates. You'll be able to pause them for up to 35 days (in seve...
05:50 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Snapchat 'Landmarkers' bring the Eiffel Tower to life in AR
Snap is kicking off its Partner Summit in Los Angeles with a few announcements about the feature that makes Snapchat tick: augmented reality Lenses. For starters, Lens Studio, which lets anyone create...
05:32 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Open Bionics 3D-printed prosthetic arm is now available in the US
One year after Open Bionics began selling its 3D-printed Hero Arm prosthetic in the UK, the bionic arm is available in the US. Open Bionics has made a name for itself as a start-up specializing in low...
05:14 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Crime series 'Too Old to Die Young' debuts on Amazon June 14th
The first trailer for Too Old to Die Young, an Amazon Prime crime drama set in Los Angeles, was released on Thursday. The series stars Miles Teller and Billy Baldwin as two men who are caught up in LA...
05:03 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Pandora Now highlights trending music as a playlist and SiriusXM station
It's been several months since SiriusXM purchased Pandora for $3.5 billion, and now we're finally getting a glimpse of how the satellite radio company plans to use its new toy. SiriusXM and ...
04:52 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Amazon's first HIPAA-compliant Alexa skills help track your healthcare
Alexa's involvement in healthcare is about to extend well beyond putting Echo speakers in hospital rooms. Amazon has unveiled the first-ever HIPAA-compliant Alexa skills, letting you use the voic...
04:16 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Universal Pictures will master new and existing titles in HDR10
Now that Samsung has established HDR10+ as a viable and accessible alternative to Dolby Vision HDR, it's looking to bring more HDR content to viewers. To do so, Samsung is partnering with Univers...
04:05 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Amazon plans to launch thousands of internet satellites
Amazon wants to launch thousands of low Earth orbit satellites to offer internet connection across the planet. With Project Kuiper, it aims to deploy 3,236 satellites to cover areas where about 95 per...
03:43 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Dell XPS 13 review: A perfect ultraportable
Dell's XPS 13 is pretty much the best Windows ultraportable around and you should buy it. Is that enough of a review for you? The XPS has been one of our favorite laptops over the past few years,...
03:26 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget MIT suspends its research partnerships with Huawei and ZTE
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is putting its funding and research ties with Huawei and ZTE on hold due to US investigations against the Chinese companies. The university will also add extr...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Apple iPad Air review (2019): Just right
For the last few years, Apple's iPad lineup has had a large and obvious hole in it. At one end, there's the $329 iPad, an affordable way to do basic computing and run the many excellent apps...
02:38 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument lenses get their first look at space
Scientists are one step closer to precisely 3D mapping the galaxy and better understanding dark energy. For years, a team of more than 70 international organizations have been building the Dark Energy...
01:45 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Apple cuts HomePod price to $299
Apple has cut the HomePod price by up to 18 percent in various regions as it seemingly tries to gain more of a foothold in a competitive market. As spotted by 9to5 Mac, the smart speaker is down from ...
01:39 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Google Play Music's Artist Hub shuts down on April 30th
Google is shutting down another component of Google Play Music as it transitions to its sole music streaming service, YouTube Music. The latest casualty is the Artist Hub which, in case you missed it,...
01:22 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Oculus is giving avatars a range of human expressions
Oculus has rolled out a huge update for its virtual reality avatars, giving them the ability to simulate human expressions. Well, the most basic human expressions like smiling, that is -- but at least...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget 'Anthem' is proof that crunch can't save AAA games
Anthem is a fiery mess. Since launching in February, BioWare's loot shooter has been plagued by game-breaking bugs, narrative and gameplay inconsistencies and an overwhelming sense of incomplete ...
12:39 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Finally, a Switch controller with a headphone jack
Using voice chat on the Nintendo Switch is about to get a whole lot easier, thanks to a new controller from PDP. Its Faceoff Deluxe+ wired controller &ndash; slated for launch this summer -- featu...
12:22 pm -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget High-density EV battery could offer 600-mile range on a single charge
Innolith AG, a Swiss startup that specializes in inorganic lithium-ion batteries, is developing a high-density battery that could provide 600 miles (1,000 km) of EV range on a single charge. The compa...
11:44 am -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget The Internet Archive will host 490,000 music tracks 'lost' by MySpace
When MySpace announced that it had "accidentally" (and there are question marks around that) lost 12 years of content last month, former users were devastated to learn that many of their aud...
11:02 am -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Beats' first truly wireless headphones are here
Hey, good morning!Welcome back! If you've resisted the truly wireless headphone tidal wave, Apple really wants to convert you. We've got a review of its new AirPods, replete with contactless...
10:25 am -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Democrats move closer to passing the 'Save the Internet' Act
Democrats have just made significant progress in restoring net neutrality rules in the US. The "Save the Internet Act" unveiled last month has now been approved by the House Energy and Comme...
09:20 am -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Tesla sales drop off sharply following record holiday season
In the first quarter of 2019, Tesla manufactured a total of 77,100 vehicles but was only able to deliver 63,000 in the three months that ended in March. While that's double the number it was able...
08:18 am -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget 'Apex Legends' fix restores the progression you lost
If you fired up Apex Legends after the 1.1 patch on April 2nd only to panic as all your progression was nowhere to be seen, don't panic -- it's back. Respawn has fixed a mistake on its end ...
06:56 am -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Australia's new law threatens social media companies with jail, fines
Australia's controversial bill that seeks to punish social networks and any other hosting service for failing to remove violent content from their platforms is now a law. The country's polit...
05:07 am -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget House Judiciary panel to grill Google and Facebook on hate speech
On April 9th, a group of lawmakers will be squeezing Google and Facebook for answers on what they're doing to curb the spread of white nationalism and separatism on their platforms. The House Jud...
03:21 am -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Researchers trick radiologists with malware-created cancer nodes
Security researchers in Israel have developed malware that can add realistic-looking but entirely fake growths to CT and MRI scans or hide real cancerous nodules that would be detected by the medical ...
02:31 am -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget SpaceX's 'Starhopper' test vehicle takes a short Raptor-powered trip
As SpaceX proceeds with development of its Starship vehicle, it's first testing out the spacecraft's Raptor engines. Today a stubby Starhopper test vehicle mounted with a single engine -- as...
01:29 am -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Mystery Motorola phone could pack four rear cameras
You might not have to spring for a premium-priced flagship to get a smartphone with an abundance of cameras. Well-known tipster OnLeaks and CashKaro have shared renders and details of a mystery devic...
12:36 am -04 - Thu, April 4, 2019
Engadget Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot won't need to confirm every lane change
Tesla has long asked you to flick the turn stalk to confirm Autopilot's lane changes, but you won't have to do that for much longer. The EV designer is rolling out an update to Navigate on ...
11:37 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Toyota will share its patented hybrid vehicle tech for free
With more than 80 percent of the hybrid vehicle market, Toyota is undoubtedly a leader in hybrid technology. Rather than lock that expertise away, Toyota announced it will share nearly 24,000 patents ...
10:34 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Epic will continue to sign Steam games to exclusive store deals
So much for hopes that Epic would stop signing developers to exclusives for its Games Store. While the company suggested at the Game Developers Conference that it would ramp down its push for exclusi...
09:41 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Facebook will pull its apps from Windows Phone on April 30th
Facebook is bidding farewell to its family of apps for Windows Phone, including Messenger, Instagram, and the original Facebook app. A Microsoft spokesperson confirmed to Engadget on Tuesday that Face...
08:40 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Adobe's After Effects can erase unwanted objects from your videos
With the latest release of its Creative Cloud video suite, Adobe has unveiled a content-aware eraser for video that it teased a couple of years ago. Called "Content-Aware Fill" (the same nam...
08:01 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Boeing delays its first Starliner test flight until August
For a while, Boeing and SpaceX have been neck-and-neck in their race to provide the first commercial space travel. That might be changing, as NASA and Boeing announced they'll delay the first unc...
07:23 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget New Android Q beta adds reworked gestures and a foldable emulator
Just a few weeks after Google released the initial beta for Android Q, the company is offering its first update. Android Q beta 2 arrives today, along with an updated SDK for developers. The preview o...
06:20 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Third-party errors left over 540 million Facebook records exposed
Facebook is embroiled in another privacy scandal, although this time it's not of the company's direct making. UpGuard researchers have discovered over 540 million Facebook interaction recor...
05:57 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Real-money transactions are coming to 'Battlefield V' tomorrow
Like it or not, EA's fondness for microtransactions has spread to Battlefield V. DICE and EA are launching a Battlefield Currency system on April 4th that uses real money for purchases, not just...
05:43 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Facebook stops asking new users for email passwords
Facebook has halted a sketchy practice of asking some new users for their outside email credentials in order to verify their accounts. After a Twitter user on Sunday shared a screenshot of Facebook as...
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget The Shed and the art of the flex
The Shed's concept is simple: It's the 120-foot tall building that moves. This idea is both its architectural hallmark and its metaphor for the future of culture.Opening on Friday, New York ...
05:16 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget VW tests self-driving cars on the streets of Hamburg
VW will need to hustle if it's going to make automated driving a practical reality by 2025, and it appears it's moving quickly. The automaker is now testing self-driving versions of the e-G...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget The Powerbeats Pro are Beats' first true wireless earbuds
Reports may have tipped Apple's hand last week, but it was really only a matter of time before the company made a true wireless option that carried the Beats name. And thanks to a hint in iOS cod...
04:41 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget The 'Stranger Things 3' game trailer is a 16-bit version of the show's promo
Netflix released the first trailer for Stranger Things 3: The Game this morning. We knew the game was set to launch on July 4 -- the same day the show will air. Now we get a glimpse of just how closel...
04:20 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Ford's 'Mustang-inspired' electric SUV will have a 370-mile range
When Ford announced that it's investing $850 million to build EVs in Michigan, it proved that it's ready to spend big money to make its electric dreams come true. That's a sentiment it ...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Watch Active review: Basic doesn't mean bad
Smartwatches may no longer have to be expensive to be good. Case in point: the Galaxy Watch Active. Pitched as a lower cost version of last year's Galaxy Watch, Samsung has boiled that flagship s...
03:34 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Verizon turns on its 5G mobile network a week ahead of schedule
Verizon has flipped the switch on the first parts of its 5G mobile network a week ahead of schedule. The service is live in parts of Chicago and Minneapolis, just in time for the March Madness Final F...
03:22 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Watch a self-driving car navigate with just cameras and basic GPS
Self-driving cars currently need a lot of hand-holding to get around, with even Waymo's machines relying on lidar, custom rules and highly detailed maps to know exactly where to go. Wayve, howev...
03:04 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget T-Mobile's streaming TV service will include Viacom channels
T-Mobile hasn't given up on its plans to introduce a TV service. Rumors circulated that the company would launch a TV offering in 2018, and while that clearly didn't happen, it looks like we...
02:36 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Netflix's US price increases will hit users in May
Netflix revealed in January it would increase prices for US users and those in Latin American countries where it charges in US dollars. It told many subscribers this week the hikes will take effect in...
02:20 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Google's Duplex AI can make reservations on non-Pixel devices
You no longer need to carry a Pixel phone to have Google's Duplex book reservations on your behalf. Google has quietly expanded support for Duplex to other Android devices (5.0 Lollipop and newe...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Apple AirPods review (2019): More of the same, but that's OK
In the two and a half years since they were first released, Apple's AirPods have undergone a remarkable transformation. What started out as Q-tip-shaped curiosities have been a full-blown millenn...
01:44 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget 'Borderlands 3' will arrive September 13th on PC, PS4 and Xbox One
Gearbox and publisher Take Two will release Borderlands 3 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One September 13th, confirming the date mentioned in a deleted tweet earlier this week. On PC, the RPG/shooter hybrid will...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget AT&T has the 'fastest wireless network' in the US
Just two days after AT&amp;T declared itself the first 5G carrier in the US to reach gigabit speeds, the company has released a statement claiming it's the fastest wireless network in the nat...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget The rich and mysterious story buried in 'Dead Cells'
There's a story in Dead Cells. Motion Twin's glossy, pixelated platformer is known for offering brutal battles and rich customization options in a sprawling, neon castle ravaged by bloodthir...
12:45 pm -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant gets its long-promised John Legend voice
It took the better part of a year to show up, but John Legend's Google Assistant cameo is finally available in the US. Ask the AI helper to "talk like a Legend" and the singer's du...
11:40 am -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Renewable energy is on the rise, but so is demand for fossil fuels
Recent reports from major climate organizations are painting a very mixed picture for the future of global energy use. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) says that renewable energy now ...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Google says goodbye
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Even if you didn't get tickets to see Avengers: Endgame,there might be a better way to experience Iron Man's suit. Also, it's time to say goodbye to...
09:55 am -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget WhatsApp lets you block randoms from adding you to group chats
There are two types of people on this planet. Some absolutely relish getting a WhatsApp notification letting them know they've been added to a new group chat -- it's time for gossip! Others,...
09:55 am -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget WhatsApp lets you block randos from adding you to group chats
There are two types of people on this planet. Some absolutely relish getting a WhatsApp notification letting them know they've been added to a new group chat -- it's time for gossip! Others,...
08:31 am -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Soon your TiVo will be able to skip commercials automatically
As much as technology has advanced in the last couple of decades, the ability to automatically skip commercials has remained mostly in the past. Now Zatz Not Funny says -- based on a Facebook post by ...
07:02 am -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget CBS All Access bids for 'One Day at a Time' after Netflix cancellation
CBS All Access is showing serious interest in keeping One Day at a Time alive. According to Vulture, the streaming service has sent Sony an official bid for the sitcom to pick up where Netflix left of...
05:03 am -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Snapchat tests Foursquare-style place check-ins
Snap has been trying a number of methods to one-up Instagram, but its latest is decidedly old-school. Well-known code sleuther Jane Manchun Wong has discovered a test for Snapchat Status, a feature ...
03:02 am -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Switch Online adds 'Punch-Out' and 'Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels'
Nintendo's ever-growing library of NES classics that are playable on Switch will add two more entries on the 10th: Punch-Out!!!, Star Soldier and Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels. Punch-Out!!! ...
01:24 am -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Chinese woman arrested carrying malware into Trump resort
President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort just dealt with a decidedly unusual malware 'attack.' A Chinese woman, Yujing Zhang has been charged with making false statements to a federal offic...
12:03 am -04 - Wed, April 3, 2019
Engadget Twitter lets you appeal suspensions in the app for a faster response
Twitter users suspended for violating conduct guidelines can now appeal the decision inside the app, a new feature that the company says will lead to faster response times. The social media giant unve...
10:50 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Google sets baseline standards for temp workers after outcry
Google is once again responding to complaints about working conditions and strategic decisions. The search firm is implementing "minimum standards" for temporary staff in the wake of 900-pl...
09:58 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Boston Dynamics' acquisition will help its robots see in 3D
While Boston Dynamics' robots make for fascinating -- sometimes disturbing -- internet videos, they haven't quite crossed into everyday life. That could change sooner rather than later. Bost...
09:05 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Open Curbs database could make it easier to catch an Uber
Curb data can be intensely useful to city planners and transportation companies alike, but it's usually fenced off. What if everyone had access to it? They will now. Alphabet spinoff Coord has la...
07:54 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Oscars limits for streaming movies may violate antitrust law
If the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ever wants to limit the eligibility of streaming services for the Oscars, it might have to contend with the US government first. The Department of Ju...
07:25 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Lego's Spike Prime kits give kids the confidence to code
STEM has a bit of an image problem: Despite efforts to make it colorful and friendly, it's still intimidating to a lot of students. When there are parents shoving electronics kits at them while o...
06:29 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget 2020 Ford Escape debuts with a complete redesign and a PHEV variant
By Zac PalmerThe 2020 Ford Escape is arguably Ford's most important product that isn't a truck. Compact crossovers continue to destroy in sales, and Ford needs a good one now that it's ...
06:09 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Microsoft closes its e-book store
Did you build your e-book library through the Microsoft Store? You'll need to make a change in plans. Microsoft has not only removed books from its online portal, but plans to remove access to ...
06:09 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Microsoft closes its e-book store (updated)
Did you build your e-book library through the Microsoft Store? You'll need to make a change in plans. Microsoft has not only removed books from its online portal, but plans to remove access to ex...
05:40 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget YouTube execs reportedly shrugged off warnings about toxic videos
YouTube leaders ignored proposals to alter recommendations to stamp out toxic videos and to tackle conspiracy theories, several former and current employees told Bloomberg. Executives were more concer...
05:01 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Apple Clips adds support for custom soundtracks
It's been a while since there was a big upgrade to Apple Clips, but it might be worth the wait if you're a budding mobile auteur. An update to the iOS app has introduced support for custom ...
04:55 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Walmart to offer online grocery shopping with Google Assistant
Walmart customers once again will be able to voice-order their groceries with Google Assistant, another bid by the brick-and-mortar store to compete with Amazon. The retailer announced the partnership...
04:26 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Streaming now accounts for almost half of global music revenue
Streaming has driven the US music industry for a few years. Last fall, streaming was responsible for up to 75 percent of the country's total music industry revenue. The 2019 IFPI Global Music Rep...
03:50 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Verizon has a phone plan for kids, complete with parental controls
Like it or not, many kids have smartphones -- and Verizon (Engadget's parent company) wants to capitalize on that with a plan meant to reassure parents anxious about what their young ones might s...
03:44 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget 'Avengers: Endgame' pre-sales are crashing movie ticket sites
If you were hoping to snag Avengers: Endgame tickets in a snap when pre-sales opened this morning, you might have been dismayed to see error messages or long wait times on ticket sites. Many of those ...
03:30 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Netflix renews 'The Umbrella Academy' for a second season
Netflix announced today that it is renewing The Umbrella Academy for a second season. The main cast will reprise their roles for the next installment of the superhero story, which will feature 10 one-...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Engadget giveaway: Win a Shield TV Gaming Edition courtesy of Plex!
This week's giveaway, courtesy of Plex, could put a sleek multimedia machine in your home. Plex's popular grid-view software helps you organize and navigate your files, while giving you acce...
02:45 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Spark email app debuts on Android as Inbox gets the axe
For years, iOS and macOS users have had access to Spark, an organization-focussed email app. Until now, Android users were left in the dark, but as of today, Spark is officially available in the Googl...
02:23 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget FCC commissioner calls for crackdown on sales of phone location data
If you're concerned that carriers' phone location data is still ending up in the wrong hands nearly a year after the issue became clear, you're not alone. FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Sta...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Formlabs promises smoother, cleaner 3D printing
Formlabs' 3D-printing technology is now being used to make razor handles, movie props and even false teeth. It makes sense, then, that the products coming out of its printers need to be as smooth...
01:24 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Nokia's X71 phone has a hole-punch display and a 48-megapixel camera
Nokia is the latest Android phone-maker to embrace the hole-punch display with the launch of the X71. Camera-centric phones have been par for the course for Nokia under both its previous owner Microso...
01:19 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget WhatsApp debuts fact-checking service to counter fake news in India
India's elections begin April 11th, and WhatsApp is determined to use every method it can to fight fake news ahead of the voting. The Facebook-owned company has teamed up with Proto to launch a f...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Teenage Engineering's new pocket synth is a collaboration with Ghostly
Teenage Engineering's pocket-sized synths are some of our favorite music-making gear here at Engadget, Today, the company is adding another tiny device to its Pocket Operator line. The PO-33 Ghos...
12:45 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Withings' entry-level Move smartwatch arrives with custom colors
Back in January, smartwatch maker Withings announced the Move, a low-cost fitness tracker watch that could be customized by the user. Now, a month after the company initially promised shipments would ...
12:31 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Farewell, Google: You didn't fail, you just didn't succeed
It's the end of Google+. Eight years after its launch, Google is finally pulling the plug on its social network. It was a platform designed to take on Facebook but, despite the company's bes...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget 'No Man's Sky VR' is the purest way to explore the universe
There's been at least one moment in the past year when Sean Murray, the creator of No Man's Sky, has been seated around an awards-ceremony table with the people behind Fortnite, Rainbow Six ...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget 'Iron Man VR' is as close to being Tony Stark as you're likely to get
Remember when Spider-Man came out last year for the PS4 and everybody was agog over how realistic and seamless the gameplay mechanics were -- how much it "felt" like you were Spidey himself?...
11:45 am -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Deep Silver deactivates 'Metro Exodus' keys stolen from a factory
If you've been sold a code for post-apocalyptic adventure Metro Exodus, you might want to check where it came from. According to publisher Deep Silver, a number of keys have been stolen from the ...
11:03 am -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: The meatless Burger King Whopper
Hey, good morning!Did you survive the trolling and April Fools shenanigans? Good on you. That said, there were some surprises that could have been interpreted as fake news, like the Impossible Whopper...
10:31 am -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Netflix shows off Drake's 'Top Boy' revival
Netflix's Top Boy returns to the explosive streets of east London in the first trailer for its upcoming season. British rappers-turned-actors Ashley Walters and Kane Robinson are back in the mix,...
09:40 am -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Netflix's new superhero movie may star Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer
Netflix may have lost the whole Defenders crew, but it's reportedly gaining two new superheroes. According to Deadline, the streaming giant is "wrapping up deals" with Melissa McCarthy ...
08:30 am -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget NASA says satellite that India shot down may threaten the ISS
NASA chief Jim Bridenstine called India's destruction of one of its satellites a "terrible, terrible thing" that could endanger astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). ...
07:10 am -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget NASA is testing Jupiter moon probe's data-beaming antenna
What the Europa Clipper finds when it starts orbiting Jupiter's icy moon won't be of any use to us if it can't send data back to Earth. In order to beam back information from that far i...
06:04 am -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Deleted 'Borderlands 3' tweet suggests a September 13th release date
Gearbox seems to have given away the release date for Borderlands 3 a little earlier than expected. A now-deleted tweet from the Borderlands Twitter account read "Mayhem is Coming September 13th....
04:42 am -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget What's on TV: 'Killing Eve,' 'Sabrina' and 'The Tick'
This week is a little light on big videogame releases, but sports fans can tune into the closing rounds of the men's NCAA basketball tournament. Fans of streaming have their pick of series, with ...
03:38 am -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Cloudflare's privacy-focused DNS app adds a free VPN
Cloudfare's 1.1.1.1 DNS service will add a VPN to its app for mobile devices. Known as Warp, the feature will gives users of the DNS resolver even more privacy while browsing the internet on thei...
02:14 am -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Bragi sells off its in-ear headphone business as it focuses on software
Bragi hasn't been shy about transitioning away from making consumer-facing earbuds and toward developing high-concept features, but it's now clear that shift is complete. The company has co...
01:12 am -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 4' gets a second battle royale map tomorrow
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Blackout battle royale mode is about to get a new map. The second arena in which players will duke it out for supremacy is Alcatraz. The map hits PS4 tomorrow and will...
12:07 am -04 - Tue, April 2, 2019
Engadget Google report details the ongoing fight against bad Android apps
Today, Google released its fifth annual security and privacy report. Despite an overall increase in potentially harmful application (PHA) downloads -- due to the fact that click fraud is now included ...
10:38 pm -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Boeing's 737 Max update is still 'weeks' away from FAA approval
It's going to be a long while before the FAA officially approves Boeing's 737 Max software update. The regulator said it expected the update to arrive in the "coming weeks," as Bo...
09:34 pm -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Valve's Index VR headset will ship June 15th
You won't have to wait until May to learn more about Valve's Index VR headset. Valve briefly posted (and promptly removed) unfinished pages for the Index that offer both a clearer look at t...
08:45 pm -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Samsung's 5G Galaxy S10 debuts in South Korea first on April 5th
Samsung's 5G phone will be available for sale in South Korea on April 5th. The launch of the S10 5G comes ahead of South Korea finalizing plans to become the first country to roll-out 5G nationwi...
07:53 pm -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget LA County is using an algorithm to clear 50,000 pot convictions faster
The district attorneys for Los Angeles and San Joaquin counties have teamed up with Code for America to help them clear around 54,000 marijuana convictions. The nonprofit's algorithm will aid pro...
07:15 pm -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Kia crammed a lot of range and tech into its Soul EV
Kia and sister brand Hyundai have already introduced two electrified vehicles in the past year. The Hyundai Kona EV and Kia Niro EV are both great vehicles that belong to the largest automotive growth...
06:59 pm -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget An 88-foot-long electric bus is headed to Colombia
Today, BYD launched what it says is the world's longest electric bus, the K12A. At 88 feet long, the red bi-articulate bus looks like a giant caterpillar. It can carry up to 250 people, reach a m...
06:45 pm -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Gmail continues to define email 15 years on
Today is April 1st, a day for pranks and corny jokes. One of the biggest culprits is Google, which comes up with a hoax every year (remember YouTube Snoopavision or Google Play for Pets?). But on Apri...
06:36 pm -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Microsoft refreshes the Surface Book 2 with 8th-gen Intel chips
Microsoft just gave its Surface Book 2 laptop hybrid a refresh. Over the weekend, the company quietly added a new mid-range configuration option. The updated model of the 13.5-inch Surface Book 2 incl...
05:23 pm -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Researchers designed a shape-shifting airplane wing
If you've had a window seat next to the wing of an airplane, you've probably watched as flaps on the wing engage and disengage as a plane takes off and lands. That's because in each pha...
05:13 pm -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget PlayStation Store will give refunds on pre-orders to US customers
Sony updated its refund policy for pre-orders and faulty content purchased on the PlayStation Store to make things a bit more lenient for users. The new rules issued on Monday gives users who pre-orde...
04:55 pm -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Riptide's latest electric skateboard carves like a surfboard
Electric skateboards are frequently fast, but nimble? Not so much -- even Boosted's Mini boards are meant more for cruising that bobbing and weaving. Riptide might have a solution. It just lau...
04:44 pm -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Indian health agency exposes details on millions of pregnant women
A health department in India exposed more than 12.5 million medical records for pregnant women after it failed to secure a database. The records span five years for a state in the north of the country...
03:58 pm -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Facebook wants your input on its content oversight board
Facebook may have a way to address the lingering questions surrounding its planned content oversight board: ask everyday people for input. It's launching a public consultation process that uses ...
03:43 pm -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Facebook may add a dedicated news tab later this year
Mark Zuckerberg has revealed he may add a dedicated tab for "high-quality news" to Facebook, perhaps by the end of the year. The section would reportedly be free for users, though Facebook m...
03:14 pm -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Facebook removes over 1,000 pages ahead of India's election
Facebook announced today that it has removed 1,126 Pages, groups and accounts ahead of India's general election. Most of the accounts, which were based in India and Pakistan, were flagged for &qu...
02:22 pm -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Google stops selling the Pixel 2 and 2 XL
Google is no longer selling the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL through its store, in the hope you might instead buy the Pixel 3. As spotted by Android Police, the older devices are no longer visible on the Ph...
01:41 pm -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Discovery streaming service will be the sole home for BBC nature shows
Discovery is widening the scope of its streaming service plans, although it might not be great news for nature buffs. The network has unveiled a deal with BBC Studios that will see the BBC's his...
01:09 pm -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget THX's large-format cinema will take on IMAX later this year
THX will debut its premium large format brand called THX Ultimate Cinema this spring or summer, it announced. It features a dual-laser 4K Barco projectors and a THX-certified 7.1 immersive sound syste...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Huawei MateBook X Pro review (2019): As good as before
For a company with relatively little experience making laptops, Huawei's MateBook X Pro was a revelation. The machine was one of the best you could buy, with a blend of style and performance that...
12:01 pm -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget TP-Link's new mesh WiFi system is big on range and low in price
TP-Link is expanding its range of affordable mesh WiFi systems with the new Deco M4. For $180, you get a three-pack of white, cylindrical WiFi hubs that can cover up to 5,500 square feet of space. Of ...
11:31 am -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Singapore plans to pass its own fake news law
Singapore is set to follow its South East Asian neighbor Malaysia's lead by introducing an anti-fake news law. The legislation will allow the city-state's government to take down content tha...
11:05 am -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Shotgun-toting drones and washed-up Garfield phones
Remember that today is the worst day in the tech-media calendar: April Fools. Anything dumb or frivolous is likely just a company's efforts to inject some corporation-approved 'fun' / t...
10:00 am -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Gmail can schedule messages to send them at a better time
Google is marking Gmail's 15th birthday (yes, April 1st) with some genuinely useful additions rather than pranks. To start, it's introducing an option to schedule sending your messages so t...
10:00 am -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget The Impossible Burger is coming to Burger King
White Castle was just the start: Impossible Foods is now partnering with Burger King, launching the Impossible Whopper for a test starting today at 59 Burger King outlets in St. Louis, Missouri. It�...
08:25 am -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget A Russian drone hunts other drones with a shotgun
No, this isn't an April Fool's joke: A Russian defense contractor has patented a drone that uses a shotgun to blast other drones out of the sky. It comes from Almaz Antey, a Russian defense ...
05:52 am -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Apple AirPods are still the best-selling true wireless earbuds
If you can barely even recall the days when people mocked the AirPods because they look just like their wired brethren, we don't blame you. They've shot up in popularity over the past couple...
03:55 am -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Care.com pulls nearly 47,000 daycare listings following report
Care.com is considered the go-to site for caregivers in the US, but it just faced a serious shakeup. The company has confirmed that it took down 46,594 daycare center listings (45 percent of the list...
02:48 am -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Hackers obtain millions of cards from Planet Hollywood's parent company
More than a few restaurant-goers in the US will want to check their bank statements. Earl Enterprises has confirmed that hackers used point-of-sale malware to scoop up credit and card data at some of ...
01:39 am -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Man pleads guilty to hijacking Apple IDs of rappers and sports stars
The end to Celebgate didn't mark the end to attempts to exploit superstars. Georgia resident Kwamaine Ford has pleaded guilty to hijacking Apple IDs of athletes (including NBA and NFL players) a...
12:27 am -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget DEA never checked if its bulk surveillance data was legal
If you thought the DEA's mass surveillance was irresponsible, you're not the only one. The Justice Department's Inspector General has released a report showing that the DEA "faile...
12:00 am -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Facebook will let you know why you're seeing a post on your News Feed
Facebook has just announced a new feature called "Why am I seeing this post?" which will let you know why you're seeing content from friends and others on your News Feed.Developing......
12:00 am -04 - Mon, April 1, 2019
Engadget Facebook gives you more control over what you see in your News Feed
Facebook has announced a new feature called "Why am I seeing this post?" which will help you better understand the content that shows up on your News Feed from friends, Pages and Groups you ...
11:18 pm -04 - Sun, March 31, 2019
Engadget Finished Atari VCS design pays homage to its 2600 roots
Now that the Atari VCS team has once again delayed its retro console to give it more powerful innards, it's ready to show what that redesign looks like. The developers have unveiled what they sa...
10:10 pm -04 - Sun, March 31, 2019
Engadget Google Maps adds a city-themed 'Snake' game
Google has a habit of introducing goodies on April Fools that last long after the gags are over, and that isn't changing for 2019. The company has added a Snake game to Google Maps that lets you ...
09:00 pm -04 - Sun, March 31, 2019
Engadget The best 360-degree camera
By Geoffrey MorrisonThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate com...
08:30 pm -04 - Sun, March 31, 2019
Engadget Apple recruits Tesla's head of electric powertrains
Just because Apple scaled back its self-driving car team doesn't mean it's out of the game. If anything, it made a potentially significant hire. The company has hired Michael Schwekutsch, ...
07:45 pm -04 - Sun, March 31, 2019
Engadget Why Garfield phones have littered French beaches for 35 years
There's no better symbol of plastic ocean pollution and '80s consumerism gone wild than the Garfield phones of Brittany. The handsets, in the form of the aggressively unfunny cat, have been ...
06:25 pm -04 - Sun, March 31, 2019
Engadget AT&T is the first 5G carrier in the US to reach gigabit speeds
The initial 5G rollout in the US has been underwhelming, in part because those vaunted gigabit-class speeds have been nowhere to be found. AT&amp;T, at least, is inching closer to that goal. The...
04:58 pm -04 - Sun, March 31, 2019
Engadget Investigators say Saudi Arabia accessed Jeff Bezos' phone
Jeff Bezos' accusations of blackmail and extortion extend beyond just the National Enquirer and its parent AMI. Bezos' investigation team has determined "with high confidence" tha...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, March 31, 2019
Engadget After Math: It's big ball chunky time
Baseball season is the best season, regardless of what summer tells you. So take a cue from the MLB's Korea marketing team, grab your glove and get ready for 162 games, that's 486 hours, of ...
02:00 pm -04 - Sun, March 31, 2019
Engadget What we played in March
Welcome back to Engadget's Gaming IRL, a monthly segment where we run down what our editors are playing. And basically, we've been dying a lot in Apex Legends. We're also catching up wi...
12:02 pm -04 - Sun, March 31, 2019
Engadget Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg proposes four ways to regulate the internet
Facebook has signaled some openness to regulations, but it's making things clearer this weekend. Mark Zuckerberg has posted an editorial floating four ideas for regulating the internet, includin...
07:54 am -04 - Sun, March 31, 2019
Engadget 'Driveclub' online features shut down March 31st, 2020
Driveclub has struggled despite its early hype and eventual refinement, and now Sony is ready to end its troubled saga. The company has announced that the servers for Driveclub, Driveclub VR and Driv...
03:30 am -04 - Sun, March 31, 2019
Engadget Apple Music code hints at Chromecast support
Whether or not Apple Music is coming to Google Home, there are signs you might get to use it with some Google-powered devices. The 9to5Google team has found multiple lines of code in Apple Music'...
01:58 am -04 - Sun, March 31, 2019
Engadget Facebook axed its bird-size internet drones before they even flew
Facebook's Aquila wasn't the company's only experimental project meant to boost slow mobile internet speeds. According to a Business Insider report, the social network also explored the...
12:31 am -04 - Sun, March 31, 2019
Engadget Google users can sign into Firefox and Edge with a security key
Until now, you've had to use Chrome to sign into your Google account with a security key. You won't have to be quite so choosy going forward, though. Google has transitioned to using the n...